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by departedflights
Thu Oct 22, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Announces Colorado Springs, Savannah, and Jackson
Replies: 123
Views: 6216

Re: Southwest Announces Colorado Springs, Savannah, and Jackson

STT757 wrote:
When did they leave Jackson Mississippi?


June 6, 2014.

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by departedflights
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why so many different Delta threads?
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Re: Why so many different Delta threads?

It is the poster's decision and if they want to upload it, let them upload it. There's nothing you can do here, but if you don't like a thread, just ignore it... My inquiry was in regards to why so many threads regarding one airline are allowed when the threads regarding other airlines seem to be q...

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by departedflights
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Trans Australia DC-9s repainted in Australian colors?
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

Re: Any Trans Australia DC-9s repainted in Australian colors?

I do not believe so. The DC-9s were retired not long after the rebranding, though there was a decent period of overlap. I remember flying ADL-SYD on a TAA DC-9 then the SYD-ADL return on an Australian 733 a week later. That is what I am thinking also, AirigamiPA. There was a two or three year overl...

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by departedflights
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Trans Australia DC-9s repainted in Australian colors?
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

Any Trans Australia DC-9s repainted in Australian colors?

I was wondering if anyone can tell me whether or not any Trans-Australia DC-9s were repainted in the new Australian Airlines colors when the airline changed named. I know that the name change occurred in 1986 and Australian retired the DC-9 in 1989. I have searched anet and other locations for a pho...

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by departedflights
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United 767-222 routes?
Replies: 19
Views: 1293

Re: United 767-222 routes?

I believe the 767-200 first entered the fleet in the second half of 1982. By the summer of 1983, some of the routes included: Chicago-Baltimore Chicago-Boston Chicago-Cleveland Chicago-Minneapolis/Saint Paul Chicago-New York LaGuardia Chicago-Omaha Chicago-Phoenix Chicago-Portland, OR Chicago-Salt L...

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by departedflights
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does anyone remember the LA basin airline
Replies: 21
Views: 4079

Re: Does anyone remember the LA basin airline

(There was one more routing I was not able to do because one of the city codes was not recognized. That was: Torrance-Carlsbad-San Diego Brown Field-El Cajon-San Diego Brown Field-San Diego Lindbergh International-San Diego Montgomery Gibbs-Catalina Avalon-Long Beach-Torrence.) This should be: TOA-...

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by departedflights
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyline Airlines
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Re: Skyline Airlines

deanva1957 wrote:
Thanks departedflights that was what i needed.


Glad to help! :smile:

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by departedflights
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO served multiple LA area airports with one flight, how many other carriers did this?
Replies: 43
Views: 7270

Re: CO served multiple LA area airports with one flight, how many other carriers did this?

KLMatSJC wrote:
Ok I think I found one. On the July 1972 timetable, Hughes Airwest had a flight that did SFO-OAK-SJC-LAS-PHX-MZT-GDL. They also had a return flight that did GDL-MZT-LAP-PHX-LAS-SJC-OAK-SFO.


Great find! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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by departedflights
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO served multiple LA area airports with one flight, how many other carriers did this?
Replies: 43
Views: 7270

Re: CO served multiple LA area airports with one flight, how many other carriers did this?

I SO wanted to start my own thread in Polls & Preferences about tag-ons versus milk runs...but I think it comes down to tag-ons working like a railroad route, and tag-ons a way to either (a) serve two cities to one hub with one plane, OR (b) getting a plane to an airline/aircrew base. But I thi...

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by departedflights
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does anyone remember the LA basin airline
Replies: 21
Views: 4079

Re: Does anyone remember the LA basin airline

Wow.... I had never heard of this airline. I did pull out an October 1993 OAG and used the Great Circle Mapper to plot some of their flight itineraries. (There was one more routing I was not able to do because one of the city codes was not recognized. That was: Torrance-Carlsbad-San Diego Brown Fiel...

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by departedflights
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyline Airlines
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Re: Skyline Airlines

According to the book: "Commuter Airlines of the United States," there was a Skyline Aviation (IATA code XQ) that operated from 1975 until 1976. They operated Beech 99 aircraft and their destinations included: Baltimore, Newport News, Norfolk, Ocean City, Richmond, Washington DC and Winche...

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by departedflights
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Crew Base in Hawaii?
Replies: 77
Views: 10510

Re: Southwest Crew Base in Hawaii?

futuresdpdcop wrote:
From what I’ve heard on here, it’s a 3 day trip. Mainland to Hawaii on day 1, inter island flights on day 2 and Hawaii to mainland on day 3.


There are also 4 day trips with the two middle days being intra-island.

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by departedflights
Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did PA ever serve LGW via LHR?
Replies: 10
Views: 1618

Re: Did PA ever serve LGW via LHR?

I am imagining it's likely a typo, I am submitting the link, so I don't get called crazy, well here at least. I am thinking it must have been a typo. I pulled out the actual Pan Am timetable dated February 15, 1985 - the same month as those OAG itineraries. In Pan Am's February 15, 1985 timetable, ...

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by departedflights
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Launch IAH and ORD service in 2021
Replies: 350
Views: 31021

Re: WN to Launch IAH and ORD service in 2021

I think we have some people on the forum who are talking about all contracts like they are the same. I have worked in multiple positions at multiple airlines and I can honestly say that I have never heard of some of the rules regarding staffing that are being mentioned here. The contract between Un...

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by departedflights
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Launch IAH and ORD service in 2021
Replies: 350
Views: 31021

Re: WN to Launch IAH and ORD service in 2021

I think we have some people on the forum who are talking about all contracts like they are the same. I have worked in multiple positions at multiple airlines and I can honestly say that I have never heard of some of the rules regarding staffing that are being mentioned here.

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by departedflights
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Launch IAH and ORD service in 2021
Replies: 350
Views: 31021

Re: WN to Launch IAH and ORD service in 2021

It should say "WN returns to IAH", as WN did fly IAH-HOU for some time, if I recall correctly, about the same time Continental flew IAH-DAL. Actually, Southwest has served Intercontinental twice in the past. When Southwest first started flying on June 18, 1971, its initial routes were bet...

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why so many different Delta threads?
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Re: Why so many different Delta threads?

So after 24 hours I still have no response? How about I try posting it in the civil aviation forum....

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by departedflights
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why so many different Delta threads?
Replies: 9
Views: 908

Why so many different Delta threads?

I am curious as to why there are so many Delta threads allowed in the Civil Aviation forum. There is nothing quite like it for any other airline. I am not criticizing anyone's moderation of the site, but when so many other topics are consolidated into larger threads, why are so many individual threa...

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by departedflights
Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PBI 1970’s & 1980’s
Replies: 16
Views: 2669

Re: PBI 1970’s & 1980’s

https://web.archive.org/web/20051223020 ... beach.html
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I was able to access this old, wonderful site via the wayback machine internet archives... See if this link works for you:

https://web.archive.org/web/20051223020 ... beach.html

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia 737-200s in 1989?
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Iberia 737-200s in 1989?

Hello all... looking for some information. I am looking at some old OAG schedules from December 1989 and I am seeing two Iberia flights between Tenerife and Barcelona being operated with 737-200 aircraft (73S). I was surprised to learn that Iberia has 737-300s (operated by Viva Air) in their fleet d...

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by departedflights
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal American Airways
Replies: 27
Views: 4929

Re: Royal American Airways

Royal American was based in Fayetteville, AR, formed by several area businessmen. It began flying in November 1980 using a Convair 600 between Fayetteville and Little Rock. It quickly amassed a fleet of Convairs and Viscounts to operate flights from Fayetteville to DFW, MCI, and Joplin. And in June...

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by departedflights
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal American Airways
Replies: 27
Views: 4929

Re: Royal American Airways

Royal West maybe?? No... definitely Royal America....Other than a couple of timetable images, I can't find any other information. 2749203 Here is where they are operating out of DFW... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50350050631_0d2ed86445.jpg Here is where they apparently moved out west... htt...

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by departedflights
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal American Airways
Replies: 27
Views: 4929

Re: Royal American Airways

Sorry I could not post the link. Airline was based in LAS. Go to "timetableimages.com" for their route map, and flight schedules. There may be other information via Google or Bing such as "Defunt Airlines" type headers but did not take time to pursue further. Hope this tidbit is...

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by departedflights
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal American Airways
Replies: 27
Views: 4929

Royal American Airways

Hello... I am wondering if anyone out there has any information at all about Royal American Airways. They seem to have been a commuter airline in the mid to early 80s that operated first in the southeastern United States and then moved out west. I can find pics of their Grumman Gulfstream and Vicker...

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by departedflights
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1149
Views: 36759

Re: DL commits to no furloughs for F/As & ground employees

I didn't notice if the article mentioned how many flight attendants were being displaced to catering and reservations positions. I know some are but I was wondering if you had an exact number or percentage. Again, I may have missed it in the article. No idea who-went-where, but as of just 2-3 weeks...

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by departedflights
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1149
Views: 36759

Re: DL commits to no furloughs for F/As & ground employees

It is a solid thing for DL to do, to the extent that they can with their capital structure. Good community citizenship. I'm not sure why you quoted me. I never said it wasn't. My issue, as I said, was the comment that these people don't have savings because they are all choosing to live above their...

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by departedflights
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1149
Views: 36759

Re: DL commits to no furloughs for F/As & ground employees

Sorry you blew all your money living above your means, these are extreme times. I know you weren't addressing me but I don't think that's fair of you to say. When I started in this industry, I most certainly did not live above my means but I definitely lived paycheck to paycheck. It was almost thir...

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by departedflights
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1149
Views: 36759

Re: DL commits to no furloughs for F/As & ground employees

I didn't notice if the article mentioned how many flight attendants were being displaced to catering and reservations positions.

I know some are but I was wondering if you had an exact number or percentage. Again, I may have missed it in the article.

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JSX Getting Kicked Out of SNA, Effective Jan 1 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 18170

Re: JSX Getting Kicked Out of SNA, Effective Jan 1 2021

Interesting that NK just added service to LAS and OAK, and now another carrier flying to those very two same destinations gets kicked out. Then again, WN found out the hard way that exploiting loopholes at SNA could come back to bite you in the end... I guess there is precedent for Orange County ma...

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER Hawaii Configuration?
Replies: 18
Views: 2116

Re: American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER Hawaii Configuration?

In terms of the aircraft registrations used on particular routes, on given days? I'd imagine you could use something like the Bureau of Statistics website https://www.transtats.bts.gov/ONTIME/Departures.aspx to find that out (though flights from 1994 and earlier don't have registration numbers list...

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA DC10 map
Replies: 2
Views: 854

Re: BA DC10 map

http://departedflights.com/BAD101096.html
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readytotaxi wrote:
Is there a seat map for this aircraft? did a google but nothing came up for BA.1988. thanks


Is this what you are looking for?

http://departedflights.com/BAD101096.html

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JSX Getting Kicked Out of SNA, Effective Jan 1 2021
Replies: 135
Views: 18170

Re: JSX Getting Kicked Out of SNA, Effective Jan 1 2021

Interesting that NK just added service to LAS and OAK, and now another carrier flying to those very two same destinations gets kicked out. Then again, WN found out the hard way that exploiting loopholes at SNA could come back to bite you in the end... I guess there is precedent for Orange County ma...

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by departedflights
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2146
Views: 267381

Re: AA Announces DAB-DFW/PHL

PHL-DAB began with 727s, IIRC 1994. That’s not possible. By 94 the only 727’s were on the Shuttle. Actually, I would say it is possible. The 727's were not limited to the Shuttle by that time. I'm looking at USAir's April 1995 flight schedule and seeing 727s on: Baltimore-Bermuda Baltimore-Hartford...

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by departedflights
Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER Hawaii Configuration?
Replies: 18
Views: 2116

Re: American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER Hawaii Configuration?

MODS: you guys really need to get on the same page. WHY was this thread moved to "Travel, Polls & Preferences"? That makes no sense, and the same OP's thread asking the same thing about AA DC-10-10's wasn't moved. And I'm posting this question/critique because I've seen other threads ...

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by departedflights
Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What was Private Jet "Wings of the World?"
Replies: 8
Views: 1128

Re: What was Private Jet "Wings of the World?"

Okay.... is it was THAT type of operation.... it was basically a "virtual airline." They didn't have their own aircraft or crews and basically chartered other airlines to operate on their behalf. What threw me off is that I just don't recall every seeing an instance like this where the car...

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by departedflights
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What was Private Jet "Wings of the World?"
Replies: 8
Views: 1128

What was Private Jet "Wings of the World?"

Hello all... I was wondering if someone could answer a question for me. I am looking at a Private Jet Expeditions timetable from 1994. The main part of timetable shows Private Jet service to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Miami, Saint Croix and Saint Thomas. However, a separate sect...

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by departedflights
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airline was A2 in 2003?
Replies: 8
Views: 1449

Re: What airline was A2 in 2003?

I think it might actually be B2. Somehow the character got changed. My reasoning is, see line 1. A2/AF flights 865/1740. So A2 flight 865 is from MSQ to Paris. The return is listed as AF/B2 with the return leg of Paris to Minsk as flight 866. It makes sense that B2 865 and 866 would be between the ...

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by departedflights
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airline was A2 in 2003?
Replies: 8
Views: 1449

Re: What airline was A2 in 2003?

Antarius wrote:
Are you sure it is A2?

Based in Minsk flying Russian aircraft sounds like Belavia. Which has an IATA code of B2.


No... I knew B2 was Belavia and B2 is also listed....

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by departedflights
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airline was A2 in 2003?
Replies: 8
Views: 1449

What airline was A2 in 2003?

Hoping someone can provide a quick answer to this... I am looking at some old flight schedules from 2003. Unfortunately, the airlines are listed only by code - not by name. I am trying to figure out who A2 was at that time. It looks like they flew mostly Russian aircraft out of Minsk to destinations...

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by departedflights
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 747 Operations
Replies: 69
Views: 7847

Re: TWA 747 Operations

A few random notes that I don't think have been covered.... I am not sure how long it lasted, but in TWA's February 1985 schedule, there was a daily 747 between Saint Louis and Chicago. It was a tag on to the Chicago-London route you mentioned in the original thread. TWA also operated the 747 betwee...

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by departedflights
Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France or Sabena on LYS-BRU in 1989?
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Re: Air France or Sabena on LYS-BRU in 1989?

SueD wrote:
Two Sabena 737s and three Air Littoral flights


SueD....

The actual equipment was:

1 737
1 Brasilia
3 Fokker 28s

Should I assume the 737 was Sabena and the F28s were Air Littoral? What about the Brasilia?

Thanks again for your help.

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by departedflights
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France or Sabena on LYS-BRU in 1989?
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Air France or Sabena on LYS-BRU in 1989?

Looking for some help. I am trying to determine which carrier actually operated flights between Lyon and Brussels in 1989. Looking at the OAG from that year, it shows Air France flight numbers in one direction and Sabena in the other. Lyon-Brussels AF/SN 2852 AF/SN 2834 AF.SN 2836 AF/SN 2854 AF/SN 2...

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by departedflights
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaii 1980's
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: Hawaii 1980's

Ootlet... I did go back and look a little more in depth... Delta's December 15, 1988 timetable lists the DC-10 as part of the fleet but I don't see any flights that were actually operated by that type. However, going back a few month to their April 3, 1988 timetable, Delta was still flying the DC-10...

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by departedflights
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaii 1980's
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: Hawaii 1980's

Looking at January 1986, the only discount carriers I see are World Airways and Air Hawaii using DC-10s between Los Angeles and Honolulu. As far as Delta's schedule in December 1988/January 1989, Delta shows one nonstop a day from Los Angeles to Kahului and it was scheduled to be operated with L-101...

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by departedflights
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC-10 Routes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1153

Re: DC-10 Routes?

yes this is my first post 2. What routes did Singapore Airlines fly with their DC-10s? SIA ordered them in 1977; however they were in the fleet for only a few years, if I’m correct. Thx in advance :) In March 1980, I can tell you that Singapore Airlines was operating the DC-10 on the following rout...

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by departedflights
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Red-eyes from DFW to East Coast?
Replies: 12
Views: 1586

Re: Red-eyes from DFW to East Coast?

I know you specifically asked about DFW, but in the 1980's, Eastern ran a late-night operation out of Houston Intercontinental. From Eastern's May 1, 1985 timetable: Houston-Atlanta 3:45am-6:25am Houston-Chicago O'Hare 4:05am-6:28am Houston-New York LaGuardia 3:30am-7:37am Houston-Los Angeles 4:15am...

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by departedflights
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inland Empire Airlines
Replies: 13
Views: 1604

Re: Inland Empire Airlines

DLPMMM wrote:
This came up quickly in a search


Yes, I found that but I was hoping for some more detailed information.

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by departedflights
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inland Empire Airlines
Replies: 13
Views: 1604

Inland Empire Airlines

Hello all....

I am looking for any information any of you may be able to provide about Inland Empire Airlines.

I have been unable to find very much online.

Thank you in advance for your help.

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by departedflights
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines questions
Replies: 72
Views: 9792

Re: Western Airlines questions

Wingtips56 wrote:
WA did serve DCA National.


They certainly did!

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