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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions
Replies: 236
Views: 38660

Re: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions

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Jo8338 wrote:
The only think WN needs from AA is some 738’s on the cheap. I think that will happen when AA cancels leases in bankruptcy.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/20 ... f595b85b7e

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad AUH-SDQ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2289

Re: Etihad AUH-SDQ?

I read this as AUH-SDU and had several burning questions.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249533

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

I was on DL88 this morning. I have to say I was disappointed in some of the behavior of aviation enthusiasts on this flight. A number of younger basically exclusively males wearing no face covering, or wearing it but around their neck talking loudly. This is a confined space during a pandemic when ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249533

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

I was on DL88 this morning. I have to say I was disappointed in some of the behavior of aviation enthusiasts on this flight. A number of younger basically exclusively males wearing no face covering, or wearing it but around their neck talking loudly. This is a confined space during a pandemic when ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Calling Delta
Replies: 14
Views: 1324

Re: Calling Delta

Try Twitter. They're usually pretty good.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LGA Terminal Opens
Replies: 16
Views: 5001

Re: New LGA Terminal Opens

Shame it won't see a ton of passengers initially...I'm sure even the old B terminal isn't/wasn't a crowded hellhole now.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 28, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62256

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Why the hell is a black advocacy organization dabbling in an airport privatization study?

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 27, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest wins JD Power award in both categories for US carriers
Replies: 51
Views: 3909

Re: WN wins JD Power award in both categories

An airline with no chargers, screens, or BOB should not be first in long haul. The soft product is usually decent but the hard product for a long haul is lacking.

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by maps4ltd
Mon May 25, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 8056

Re: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights

Well hello A.net! Feels good to be back. In the past two months, my flight schedule has been decimated (see post #95). Rescheduled Italy is off the table; in fact, everything listed below January's STL-ATL legs is gone. The only upcoming flights I have are STL-MSP-FAR and back in July/August, and ev...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 20, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami
Replies: 31
Views: 8307

Re: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami

It's not Canada and it's never gonna be Jetlines.

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 10, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/10/2020: JUNE DECIMATION; DL Suspends BUR/CAK/HPN/LGB/MDW/MHT/OAK/PVD/SWF Till Fall
Replies: 61
Views: 11114

Re: OAG Changes 5/10/2020: JUNE DECIMATION; DL Suspends BUR/CAK/HPN/LGB/MDW/MHT/OAK/PVD/SWF Till Fall

Is CVG-CDG still on for July? I'm supposed to fly STL-CVG-CDG-FCO and I have a nagging hunch that something will change.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62256

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
AS is supposedly rerouting their SEA flight to SEA-STL-IND. Guess we get that STL-IND nonstop for awhile after all.


Is Contour still on?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Odd CAB routes
Replies: 27
Views: 2616

Re: Odd CAB routes

Flying was an experience. Now it's an experience too but it's like taking a bus. If you can get from point A to point B without any incidents that's a good flight. Yeah, I'm not talking about the front cabin - because that's not the experience of the majority of passengers. In those days, the "...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW (Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter) enters administration
Replies: 15
Views: 5040

Re: LGW (Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter) enters administration

I thought Gatwick Airport had gone under by the thread title.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff
Replies: 218
Views: 44296

Re: Is it the beginning of the end for SAA?

Yep, end of the end. Unless the cash-strapped SA government pulls an Alitalia (not advisable).

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by maps4ltd
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 67
Views: 5424

Most geographically nonsensical routing?

I flew ATL-STL back in January on Southwest. 80% full 73G, lots of connections. Of interest to me were ATL-STL-FLL (1 hour nonstop turned 5 hour trek) and IND-ATL-STL (4 hour drive). Why do people buy such routings, and do airlines restrict such sales on close-in cities? I've also flown the same rou...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: All-737 and all-A320 airlines (no A319s, no A321s).
Replies: 12
Views: 600

Re: All-737 and all-A320 airlines (no A319s, no A321s).

If you're going to specify by A320 subtype, why not do the same for 737s? For example, Ryanair is entirely 738s (save for one 73G not used in commercial ops).

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping
Replies: 152
Views: 25107

Re: OAG Changes 4/5/2020: Jaw-Dropping

Speaking of monkeying with data, earlier this week I spent a whole lot of time with the WN website looking at the mid April - mid May cuts they had put out there. Because the cuts are split between parts of two months I figured the cuts would be muddier to recognize here. I started with a few marke...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newark Airport Future
Replies: 199
Views: 21873

Re: Newark Airport Future

ddaly241 wrote:
KFTG wrote:
People are saying it will be bulldozed.


Wait what's going to be bulldozed?


The new terminal A?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9097

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

Seabear wrote:
April 1 humor.

Har. Har. Har.


Needed now more than ever.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can underwear being too heavy set off the TSA bodyscanner machine?
Replies: 25
Views: 1607

Re: Can underwear being too heavy set off the TSA bodyscanner machine?

As a previous commenter mentioned, it could have something to do with the contents of that underwear... :crowded:

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by maps4ltd
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: airline fleet info sites
Replies: 10
Views: 1489

Re: airline fleet info sites

This is a fantastic one for american airlines: https://sites.google.com/site/newamericanfleet/american-mainline AA's is amazing, but is updated every few months as opposed to the United one. I wish there were an official Delta flight site up to UA's or even AA's caliber. At roughly the same level a...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR terminal moves?
Replies: 38
Views: 11478

Re: LHR terminal moves?

Looks like T3 and T4 are closing. https://www.paddleyourownkanoo.com/2020/03/17/heathrow-plans-to-close-terminals-3-and-4-in-coming-days-but-entire-airports-might-shut-within-weeks/ I'd want a much more reliable source that Paddle Your Own Kanoo, as this blog runs all sorts of rumours. Yeah. Kanoo ...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9210

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

I looked on FR24 this morning, saw several DL planes taxiing over to 28 from the terminal for parking (including newer ones, like 737-900ER N914DU). I also saw a few MD-88s headed over to Blytheville (N991DL). There were also some A330s (including N815NW) headed over to Pinal Airpark in Arizona.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 8056

Re: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights

Here it is, a shell of its former self: FLOWN: January: January 5: Southwest Airlines WN3078, SLC-STL, Boeing 737-800, N8619F January 24: Southwest Airlines WN676, STL-ATL, Boeing 737-700, N454WN January 26: Southwest Airlines WN4869, ATL-STL, Boeing 737-700, N7852A BOOKED: March: March 13: Delta Ai...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What will be the lasting effects of the Coronavirus on commercial aviation?
Replies: 62
Views: 2498

Re: What will be the lasting effects of the Coronavirus on commercial aviation?

Like the 9/11 security changes, I could see cleaning changes. Aircraft fogging (like what DL does) could be mandated. Temperature checks could be mandated at security checkpoints (in HKG, for example, they already had temperature scanners before COVID).

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by maps4ltd
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62256

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

No surprise UA cutting SFO for the time being. https://hub.united.com/2020-03-17-united-airlines-further-reduces-domestic-and-international-schedules-2645516655.html WN still appears to be keeping service to the Bay area to SFO, OAK & SJC. They have announced 20% cuts, but they haven't said whe...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Chicago Day Trip: ATL-MDW-ATL on Southwest
Replies: 3
Views: 2161

Re: Chicago Day Trip: ATL-MDW-ATL on Southwest

Colorado One (N230WN) was coming in from Orlando.

The 738 at MDW on the return was N8551Q, headed to LaGuardia from Gate A11.

Great report!

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by maps4ltd
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335649

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

How about just letting the LCC's go? I wouldn't complain... :duck: Yeah, that would be awesome! I mean, I fly for a ULCC so I'm trash and my livelihood doesn't matter. I don't even tell my wife or small kids what I do because I'm so ashamed that I worked pretty hard for 20 years to get to where I a...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 3266

Re: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?

I would say Southwest Connection eventually, providing feeder to FAT, MSN, FNT, other small destinations to MDW, BWI, etc. E175s would be a good bet. Would it be within a pilot clause to outsource to Skywest or Republic?

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by maps4ltd
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Throwing all subtopics on a big, chaotic heap with x00.000 views, 1000 posts . Centralizing..
Replies: 45
Views: 10468

Re: Throwing all subtopics on a big, chaotic heap with x00.000 views, 1000 posts . Centralizing..

The Coronavirus thread is a monstrosity (as expected), but thankfully it's been divided up into months. March even has a part II now.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62256

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Not seeing any new routes. Did notice that the 2nd daily SEA was just seasonal and goes back to 1 daily. SLC not coming back. BOS stays at 5 daily, MKE & AUS stay at 3 daily and PIT stays at 2 daily. STL-SLC shows up for me except on Saturdays Good Lord, don't scare me like this! I really have ...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Complicated Livery?
Replies: 36
Views: 3680

Re: Most Complicated Livery?

The Braniff jellybean liveries?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown
Replies: 109
Views: 7946

Re: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown

STL-EWR (Southwest)
ORD-NRT (JAL, ends March 28 2020, resumes February 2021)
HKG-DFW (AA, temp suspension)

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by maps4ltd
Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DAL or MDW
Replies: 12
Views: 473

Re: DAL or MDW

gdavis003 wrote:
txjim wrote:
DAL has a Whataburger. Perfection on a bun, nothing more need be said.


Haha, I'm from BHM so have a good bit of Whataburgers there. I've never liked it that much though.


What's the routing you're flying?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did Braniff have the first creative livery?
Replies: 24
Views: 2672

Re: Did Braniff have the first creative livery?

Now, everything has a mostly white fuselage in US domestic (except for Spirit, Southwest, and somewhat Sun Country & Allegiant).

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by maps4ltd
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 8056

Re: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights

FLOWN: January: January 5: Southwest Airlines WN3078, SLC-STL, Boeing 737-800, N8619F January 24: Southwest Airlines WN676, STL-ATL, Boeing 737-700, N454WN January 26: Southwest Airlines WN4869, ATL-STL, Boeing 737-700, N7852A BOOKED: March: March 13: Delta Air Lines DL1089, STL-DTW, Boeing 717-200...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inbound aircraft to SJC with landing gear emergency
Replies: 6
Views: 1834

Re: Inbound aircraft to SJC with landing gear emergency

This happened a few hours ago, and it created a lot of ops challenges. Full ground stop, foam on one of the runways not sure which, and the plane missed the foam upon landing). This was a private plane, I believe it was N304A based on data I could gather. There are a few videos on Twitter, and ever...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to start CHS
Replies: 23
Views: 3212

Re: Silver Airways to start CHS

Hopefully they will follow through this time. :checkmark: :checkmark: I've long-since learned to never get excited about ANYTHING this carrier announces, until there's an aircraft parked at a gate. Never seen such a flaky operation, yet they continue to survive. Agreed; their reliability makes AA o...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 12900

Re: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?

So, is the first departure from the outstation crewed by the last arrival the prior evening? If there is a science to it, then crew rest times would be cutting it close, no? Big negative, Part 117 rest rules require at a minimum of 10 hours of rest. Most crews averages about 12-15 hours of rest dep...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding 16 new gates in Denver, will be WN's largest city
Replies: 112
Views: 16086

Re: Southwest adding 16 new gates in Denver, will be WN's largest city

Where are the F9 pilots on here?? Remember when you chose Republic over them and they ran you out of your own hub? How did that work out for you a decade later? Still the dumbest move in recent US aviation history Congrats to WN at DEN C'mon man, it's not necessary to attack F9 pilots in a WN thread.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding 16 new gates in Denver, will be WN's largest city
Replies: 112
Views: 16086

Re: Southwest adding 16 new gates in Denver, will be WN's largest city

Will they trim PHX and LAS to be mostly O/D? As a passenger I try to fly Southwest thru PHX or LAS because of the good weather year around in both cities. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk No, they are also adding more gates in PHX. How are they going to manage all this growth with their current...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62256

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

stl07 wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
Sun Country extended their schedule into December. The Vegas flights are back end of August.

I now have more respect for them than Frontier


What about PDX, TPA, RSW, MSP? Are those still up?

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by maps4ltd
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11888

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

Adding Steamboat seems like a decent idea (although with the MAX how will they source it?), but to Denver??? That part makes no sense. There will be no local market at all and Southwest doesn’t even have a truly banked hub. This will lose tons of money based on any industry typical modern measure o...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11888

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

First SEA-BLR on AA and now this? 2020's been a helluva year!

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by maps4ltd
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A221 Schedule Reliability struggle
Replies: 104
Views: 26040

Re: Delta A221 Schedule Reliability struggle

Attached is an article about the A-220. It appears there have been some engine reliability issues. https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/delta-air-lines-has-a-significant-problem-what-should-it-tell-passengers.html INC is a gossip magazine at this point. Their aviation pieces are opinionated, vague,...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 992
Views: 164295

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Anyone know why N727AN has been sitting in Tulsa for two months?

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by maps4ltd
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 624
Views: 62256

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

stl07 wrote:
What does non-major discount carriers mean? Norwegian is "major". Air Lingus is "major". Condor is in between. Or are they saying they are staying away from the WW types and are open to any of those.

Good find BTW


We have a bad history w/ discount carriers.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 8056

Re: Your 2020 Booked/Flown Flights

FLOWN: January: January 5: Southwest Airlines WN3078, SLC-STL, Boeing 737-800, N8619F January 24: Southwest Airlines WN676, STL-ATL, Boeing 737-700, N454WN January 26: Southwest Airlines WN4869, ATL-STL, Boeing 737-700, N7852A BOOKED: March: March 13: Delta Air Lines DL1089, STL-DTW, Boeing 717-200...

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