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by maps4ltd
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 225
Views: 33729

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2021

Seen disembarking STL-SAN (Southwest) at Gate 10 a few weeks back. This website looks familiar. :D

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2368
Views: 300958

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Maybe the big announcement they will finally pay top dollar for a IT department and infrastructure that doesn't melt down every 1 to 2 years. Don't get me wrong I LUV my WN but the Lack of IT upgrades is mind blowing. Flyguy Sitting on the ground in a sweltering plane in Orange County after 1 fligh...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Interesting perspective: Tomorrow Frontier is 6 flights out of STL (only on A321s and A320neos) with a total of 1292 departing seats. United is flying 17 flights out of STL (all on CRJ-550s or E175s) with a total of 1078 departing seats. So F9 is bigger in terms of seats at STL than UA (at least on ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 305
Views: 34137

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

MHT added.

Now they need to add back JAX. When in 2020 was that dropped again?

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 141
Views: 19014

Re: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021

Well, it's high summer, and VPS seems to be handling its recent increase in traffic...not well. https://twitter.com/FlyVPS/status/1403432742096936972 Allegiant's cancelled a few flights. Some waited on the tarmac for 2+ hours. Pretty much everything there is delayed or cancelled. The gate situation...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 141
Views: 19014

Re: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021

Well, it's high summer, and VPS seems to be handling its recent increase in traffic...not well. https://twitter.com/FlyVPS/status/1403432742096936972 Allegiant's cancelled a few flights. Some waited on the tarmac for 2+ hours. Pretty much everything there is delayed or cancelled. The gate situation ...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Future of F9?
Replies: 20
Views: 1707

Re: The Future of F9?

Pi7472000 wrote:
Would be nice if they got some IFE. I always avoid F9 with their lack of any choice for IFE. I have flown them when I can get a 19 dollar fare and do not need luggage


Well you can get IFE. Just wave goodbye to your cheap fare.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in
Replies: 51
Views: 3843

Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 767-200, both at the Delta museum in Atlanta. That place is a must-visit for any avgeek.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Unfortunate. Nice to see the SJU flight though. I thought BDL was a great route especially for the inbound legs? I guess they know more than we do on a.net :stirthepot: I would guess it comes back next summer. Its PDEW was pretty high precovid but I am sure it needs business to be back in force (sa...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2368
Views: 300958

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://wieck-swa-production.s3.amazonaws.com/NovemberBaseScheduleExtension.pdf Thanx, I just found it. SAN will see a return of MSY (dropped in May 2020) on 11/7 -- permanent I hope -- and a new route to BZN beginning 11/23. AS has just begun serving this route and I'll be curious to see how a WN ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
Ind/bdl are gone completely now


Unfortunate. Nice to see the SJU flight though.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at FAI (Fairbanks) operational issues
Replies: 50
Views: 10474

Re: AA at FAI (Fairbanks) operational issues

This is definitely noteworthy. I know DFW has been plagued by severe weather pretty much every week for the past couple months, but that doesn't explain ORD (or the inbounds from both typically arriving on time). Then again, it could just be teething issues, like one poster mentioned about JFK-GEO. ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2368
Views: 300958

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Is there rumored flights for the new cities or more Hawaii flying ? GK just said he doesn't see many/any more dots for a few years so I would guess the new city talk will die down for a bit. They have a lot of old network they need to get back connected. Judging by all of the ads I've been seeing, ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19201

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

MIA has really hit the jackpot this year. Congrats to them. That said, some of their facilities are quite dated (especially F and G). We'll see what happens on that front.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2368
Views: 300958

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Is WN planning to bring back MSY-SAN? It's not available through the end of the booking window.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2368
Views: 300958

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I've noticed that the only aircraft in the WN fleet that get special liveries are the 737-700s. Why no love for the -800 or MAX 8?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 288
Views: 45368

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

BWIAirport wrote:
UA resumes LAX-BWI today on A320s (was 737s before). The inbound arrives a little after 7am, and the return departs at 6:30am. So different aircraft used for each leg.

I had completely forgotten UA ever flew LAX-BWI.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SYR-FLL-MIA-SYR (Delta & jetBlue)
Replies: 5
Views: 2286

Re: SYR-FLL-MIA-SYR (Delta & jetBlue)

I see you got that classic MIA hospitality.

Frankly, I've never had a good customer service experience at MIA. I've encountered bad agents there with AA too.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

pmanni1 wrote:
With several new routes starting today and the return of some of the suspended routes, WN is at 96 departures today. The most since the pandemic started.

Yeah. I was on WN4431 SAN-STL this morning, which continued on as the SRQ inaugural. SNA, VPS, MYR, and SAV started today as well.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 26, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Anyone know why Southwest is waiting to resume some nonstops (DTW, CMH, etc.) until August? Are they really bad performers? Can't be worse than LIT.

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 25, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2021 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 72
Views: 7616

Re: Your 2021 Booked/Flown Flights

Added some more flights, including a routine summer jog to San Diego on Southwest and a multi-leg Europe trip on Delta for New Years. This being COVID, I fully expect the itinerary for the DL flights to change 647 times, if I fly them at all. But here goes: BOOKED: March: March 14: Delta Air Lines ...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 25, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300522

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

When the 757s with blended winglets were retrofitted with the split scimitar winglets, the project at the time was limited to the 752. There was no word at the time on the 753s. It may have been a cost move, as the 753s mostly fly within the contiguous 48 and West Coast to Hawaii and perhaps the ex...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 25, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant adding Phoenix Sky Harbor, new routes
Replies: 37
Views: 5584

Re: Allegiant adding Phoenix Sky Harbor, new routes

St. Petersburg (PIE) to Provo (PVU) and Fayetteville (XNA) Phoenix Mesa (AZA) to Pittsburgh (PIT)!!!!! Fayetteville (XNA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) https://twitter.com/IshrionA/status/1397000992844091398?s=20 XNA to Florida is really blowing up. Before last week we had MIA (AA), SFB (G4), and VPS (G...

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by maps4ltd
Mon May 24, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300522

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Random question: How come United's 757-200s have scimitar winglets but the 753s don't?

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 23, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Here are the most trafficked routes from St. Louis from March 2020 to February 2021 (per Wikipedia and, thus, Transtats) 1 Denver, Colorado 176,160 Frontier, Southwest, United 2 Atlanta, Georgia 152,620 Delta, Southwest 3 Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas 121,010 American 4 Orlando, Florida 112,220 Delta, Fr...

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 23, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 123705

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

caribbeanSwag wrote:
Looks like Avelo began hiring at New Haven. Good to see them getting right on it. Also rumored that they will be adding 3 737-800s for Burbank to accommodate connecting flights.


How's the gate situation at BUR? They've got B4 and B3, right?

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by maps4ltd
Sat May 22, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247894

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

ORH needs some good news. Poor guys. SWF fared similarly, but at least they have G4 keeping them afloat.

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by maps4ltd
Sat May 22, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 133
Views: 14488

Re: DFW Terminals A/C getting Piers & Terminal C Renovation

Interesting what they're doing with the gate numbering for the A stinger (see slide 50 of the first presentation).

There's gate A16A, A16B, A16C, all the way through to G, and then A16X.

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by maps4ltd
Sat May 22, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United to Knoxville
Replies: 12
Views: 1649

Re: United to Knoxville

All, I was looking at taking a trip from SAT to TYS July 6-10 on United. I’ve been waiting bc I thought the ticket was high? But the prices have skyrocketed . I know seatmaps aren’t accurate representation but anyone have any insight on why the prices are going up so much or able to see if the flig...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 21, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1374
Views: 247894

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Random data point:

There are 55 B6 flights scheduled to depart EWR on Friday, May 21, 2021. For comparison, there are 46 JetBlue flights scheduled to depart MCO today.

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 21, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1385
Views: 250054

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

phatfarmlines wrote:
boeingatchs wrote:
Don't quote me on this but word from some employees here are that the inaugural will be next Thursday (27th) between TPA and CHS


So pulling an Avelo?

Avelo had bookings about 3-4 weeks out iirc.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 19, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Washington DCA: Delta & American (CRJ-900, 737, A319 & E175)
Replies: 12
Views: 4175

Re: Washington DCA: Delta & American (CRJ-900, 737, A319 & E175)

Great report! I always enjoy reading yours. Did you take any pictures from inside the planes themselves?

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 18, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Prone US Airports/Regions For Weather Diversions
Replies: 9
Views: 1530

Re: Most Prone US Airports/Regions For Weather Diversions

Three letters: DFW. I'm willing to bet OKC or AUS sees more diversions per year than any other airport in the country. Maybe IAH as well. And yes, Florida sees tons of small but powerful t-storms, meaning diversions rarely go to other states. Case in point: OKC has seen over 30, possibly 40 diversi...

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by maps4ltd
Mon May 17, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

STL February Loads AS SEA 40.5% AA CLT 75.61% MIA 72.74 DFW 62.12% PHX 56.4% ORD 51.96% PHL 44.9% Delta (still blocking middles) SLC 59.56% MSP 56.53% ATL 54.51% LGA 45.17% DTW 45.05% Frontier DEN 72.8% MCO 60.98% LAS 59.53% SY RSW 61.16% Southwest RSW 83.35% SLC 81.61% MCO 81.23% TPA 78.96% MCI 73...

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by maps4ltd
Sat May 15, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Good aviation Twitter accounts to follow?
Replies: 5
Views: 770

Re: Good aviation Twitter accounts to follow?

For insider scoops and rumors on US aviation (specifically American Airlines), it doesn't get much better than @xJonNYC. He's often the first person to report rumors or news of new routes, interior mods, etc.

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 14, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 329
Views: 54045

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2021

Anyone know why DEN is seeing diversions right now? There's no real weather and the wind is calm.

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 14, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines adding Belize and expanding fleet
Replies: 122
Views: 13304

Re: Alaska Airlines adding Belize and expanding fleet

SEA-BZE success will depend on the departure time from SEA and the connections they can make vs the LAX-BZE flight. I wonder if they'll do something like they did for FLL/MCO when both markets were flown from LAX and SEA; Many times I would fly (even as recently as last month) FLL-LAX-SEA and notic...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 14, 2021 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines adding Belize and expanding fleet
Replies: 122
Views: 13304

Re: Alaska Airlines adding Belize and expanding fleet

SEA-BZE success will depend on the departure time from SEA and the connections they can make vs the LAX-BZE flight. I wonder if they'll do something like they did for FLL/MCO when both markets were flown from LAX and SEA; Many times I would fly (even as recently as last month) FLL-LAX-SEA and notic...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 14, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 881
Views: 92095

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

A couple updates. Load Factors for January https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yh8qivLuKLWaVc47im-raukeaZX0eGqTK5BsMNPcVxY/edit?usp=sharing Updated Destination Chart https://i.ibb.co/DknNKch/STL-Departures-by-Month-Destination-Chart-4.jpg Even before the pandemic, LIT was one of the worst perfo...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 13, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1385
Views: 250054

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Rust Belt to Sun Belt? Allegiant's bread and butter.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 13, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV halting operations?
Replies: 68
Views: 18571

Re: TLV halting operations?

I notice that ELM (Ramon Airport) is not visible from Google Maps, it's like it's been dusted over. It's a first I am coming across for a locale. The Google Maps imagery of ETM (according to the identical imagery on Google Earth) is from 2016. The airport was opened 2019. What you're seeing is the ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 13, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV halting operations?
Replies: 68
Views: 18571

Re: TLV halting operations?

From an Instagram post by El Al in the morning (Israel time): In accordance with the guidelines of the authorities, incoming flights to Israel on May 13th will land at Ramon Airport (and not at Ben Gurion Airport). At Ramon Airport, passengers will go through passport control, take their baggage and...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 13, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1471
Views: 300522

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

These numbers are for July right?

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 12, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV halting operations?
Replies: 68
Views: 18571

Re: TLV halting operations?

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ELY ... /EBBR/LLBG
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More rockets just launched from Gaza. El Al 737-900 from Brussels holding.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ELY ... /EBBR/LLBG

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 12, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV halting operations?
Replies: 68
Views: 18571

Re: TLV halting operations?

Airport operational. Last 30min bunch of departures including LY1, LY27, UA91, HM21, etc 200 Israelis in Amman..... Every day, 100's of Israeli's travel via Amman airport, plus more visit Jordan. Are there any alternate airports within Israel that could accommodate at least an A320 or a B737? For e...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 12, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2368
Views: 300958

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

My family lives in GUA, and I’m praying for the day that WN announces it. But that’s at least 5 years away but one can dream. WN doesn't really seem to be chasing Latin American VFR markets. Remember, they pulled out of MEX. Right now they're focusing mainly on markets Americans want to vacation to...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 12, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV halting operations?
Replies: 68
Views: 18571

Re: TLV halting operations?

asuflyer wrote:
The airport is now closed again and an inbound ET404 a 788 from ADD is now holding.


Held for 90 minutes, just landed.

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 11, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 209
Views: 30790

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

I was surprised to learn they were formally Xtra Airways, which Andrew Levy, the former CFO at United, purchased in August 2018 and proceeded to gut down to a single aircraft, which he retained to hold onto the Regularly Scheduled Air Service certificate before using all the extra capital to create...

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by maps4ltd
Mon May 10, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline branding at airports
Replies: 6
Views: 1067

Re: Airline branding at airports

Southwest at Dallas-Love. Branding in the jetbridge, pictures of WN planes on the walls, and so much more. Delta at Atlanta as well. They tend to absolutely blanket the inside of their jetbridges with promotional posters at hubs. I've also seen pictures of Delta planes on the wall and plenty of Delt...

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by maps4ltd
Mon May 10, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 85
Views: 8695

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2021

Is C North open yet? Haven't seen any flights going out.

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