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by Delta28L
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 12997

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

One tidbit. During DPS inaugural events an Indonesian minister made a statement they are working with TK to open additional cities in the country. Suppose options could be Medan, Surabaya, etc but not really sure of what global demand is to these Surabaya could work as a seasonal destination couple...

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by Delta28L
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

In addition to extra FLL frequencies, NK is resuming TPA on September 6, a month earlier than last season. Initially runs 3x weekly then goes 1x daily on November 14. I question credibility here, but there is also a rumor floating around that NK is looking at PIT-MSY. MSY would be a nice alternate ...

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by Delta28L
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air to launch TPE-MXP on 77W
Replies: 10
Views: 1872

Re: EVA Air to launch TPE-MXP on 77W

behramjee wrote:
This route is more suited for a B789 initially considering that annual p2p demand is only 34,000 pax round trip.


They don’t have enough slack in the 787 fleet to make this route happen. Probably going to be carrying a lot of cargo on the 777 since MXP is a big cargo station in Europe.

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s Hubs
Replies: 30
Views: 4883

Re: Delta’s Hubs

http://visualapproach.io/most-expensive-airports-per-passenger/ I would argue CPE plays into profitability as well. The attachment shows the CPE at the top 50 airports. Here's how AA, DL and UA stack up: AA CLT: $3.19 ORD: $16.78 DFW: $9.50 LAX: $16.08 LGA: $18.68 JFK: $25.45 PHL: $13.08 PHX: $5.71...

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by Delta28L
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

" Hundreds stranded after storms divert Qatar Airways flight to Pittsburgh " https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/hundreds-stranded-after-storms-divert-qatar-airways-flight-to-pittsburgh/966464162 The video reveals a bit more than the text. What a debacle. One would think being a fellow ...

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by Delta28L
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

A few anecdotes from the above data: - Strong numbers for UA on SFO continue - An upgrade by DL to SLC is now overdue - AA surprisingly did really well to RDU in March. Let's see how they do against DL. - AS rebounded nicely after a brutal winter - BOS is a complete dumpster fire for DL - NK should...

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by Delta28L
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Does anyone know when they are going to move the plane because if they don't, it'd be a cool shot to have the 767, 777, and 787 all at the same spot I tried to get access to take pictures but customs wouldn’t allow it. I asked a couple of questions and my answers were shot down by operations person...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/QR707


Stuck at the airport now myself, any idea where it's parked?


Probably at Atlantic aviation if it’s not by the main terminal.

Frontier is using an A321 on today’s flights to and from DEN
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AaronPGH wrote:
Runway28L wrote:
QR707 DOH-IAD is diverting to PIT.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/QR707


Stuck at the airport now myself, any idea where it's parked?


Probably at Atlantic aviation if it’s not by the main terminal.

Frontier is using an A321 on today’s flights to and from DEN

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Today, BA flew in G-ZBJA. Whilst looking at its recent flight history, I notices some interesting departure times from the US and Canada. Looking at the middle market cities it serves in NA, arrival times into LHR are interesting. I looked at 7 NA cities. I included BWI....not a middle market but s...

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by Delta28L
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5624

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

MIA really doesn’t have the coverage that DFW and IAH has into Mexico (due to location). ATL has more coverage into Mexico than MIA. But AA has PHX to add additional coverage. With AM it allows DL passengers to get access into other markets that can’t handle a US carrier. Where as AA doesnt have a p...

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by Delta28L
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

JetBlue brought in a A321 in this afternoon as a diversion. It was flying from SFO to BOS as B616 Was supposed to go into JFK. Got pics of him arriving, as well as DL1278 (B752) SLC-JFK. Total mess out here right now. Raining cats and dog and lightning everywhere. Ramp currently closed. MSP-LGA and...

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by Delta28L
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

ConcourseZ wrote:
BA has updated their PIT schedule. Outbound departs 21:10, one hour earlier, starting 03 Nov, which goes into at least February of 2020.


Northern Hemisphere Winter travel season adjustment

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by Delta28L
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

JetBlue brought in a A321 in this afternoon as a diversion. It was flying from SFO to BOS as B616

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by Delta28L
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 4727

Re: Southeast Asia Aviation Thread - 2019

Why should we exclude the Philippines just because they have their own thread? It’s still a major part of Southeast Asia... Lets say that a new route is being launched between the Philippines and a Southeast Asian neighbour, shouldn’t that be posted here? Because the author excluded the Philippines...

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by Delta28L
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 786
Views: 96936

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Here’s an interesting thought: Frontier’s new A321XLR would give the airline the ability to fly nonstop from Cleveland to Hawaii, opening up an incredible new market for the airline which has the potential to stimulate incredible demand. Just think: Cleveland travelers could instead choose to fly c...

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by Delta28L
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 12997

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

TK787 wrote:

AFAIK, this could be one of the first photos of the new airport, with runway.
Looks like spotters are finding new places to snap away :)


There’s a bunch of photos on jetphotos.net of the new airport

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by Delta28L
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Looking at what F9 is doing in CLE with an impressive network of approximately 20 cities including up to double daily in markets such as MCO, TPA, RSW as well as 10x weekly to LAS I think their strategy in PIT is to have people drive to CLE. People are driving up there for F9 and it's the only reas...

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/D-ABUM


I’m done with work at 7 so maybe I can try to swing by and get a pic
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Runway28L wrote:
If anyone is around, Condor is sending the retro livery from FRA this evening.


https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/D-ABUM


I’m done with work at 7 so maybe I can try to swing by and get a pic

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 561
Views: 78205

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Which airports in New England do they fly to? I though PVD was/is one, but which others? BDL? I've never seen one in Boston or even in MHT (which is 3rd in New England based on tonnage). I think they pulled out of PVD in favor of BDL. Once they get more planes I think we’ll see another destination ...

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 561
Views: 78205

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

ATI-SMF/SEA/DFW/PHX
ABX-BDL/CLT

For tonight’s departures

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by Delta28L
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3389

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

Amazon will be adding new routes over the next few years as the new hub is being built. CVG has a route to YVR but it’s a cargo only route served by DHL

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by Delta28L
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14132

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

Not surprised by the LGW cancellation. BA and VA all fly from London to Las Vegas and someone had to bow out sooner than later

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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://www.flypittsburgh.com/getattach ... lang=en-US

That’s a bit better than I expected. Cargo also up a good 10%


Thank you BA for boosting cargo
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flyPIT wrote:
May passengers are up 4.1%
https://www.flypittsburgh.com/getattach ... lang=en-US

That’s a bit better than I expected. Cargo also up a good 10%


Thank you BA for boosting cargo

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 561
Views: 78205

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

I’m only seeing SMF as the only arrival this evening around 930EST

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

ConcourseZ wrote:
Never saw this before. FlightAware had Steel 73 on their arrival list with their flight route (local training) but did not show the aircraft on the tracking map.


Where did it originate and what type of plane was it?

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by Delta28L
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 561
Views: 78205

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

CLT and SMF are in the air as we speak
CLT eta is 736

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by Delta28L
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 5298

Re: Greensboro Aviation Thread - 2019

GSO Total passenger boardings were up 16.15% to 95,806 in May vs same month last year. AA carried 38,711 - up 28.66% DL carried 38,374 - up 8.57% UA carried 11,427 - down 5.17% NK carried 4,436 - N/A (they have not been here a year yet) G4 carried 2,505 - up 1.83% https://flyfrompti.com/download/pa...

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by Delta28L
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/OAE3 ... /EINN/KPIT

Any thoughts on Omni out of SNN?


Probably a military charter
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ConcourseZ wrote:
Runway28L wrote:

Any thoughts on Omni out of SNN?


Probably a military charter

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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

It makes no sense to me at all, the reason why a airline would drop a route is due to; not enough people fly on that route, they could use that aircraft the better purposes, or to much compition. But none of this happing. 94% load factor is extremely high, they have plenty aircraft, and last there'...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Frontier is the only airline I know that isn’t happy with a 94% load factor

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by Delta28L
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60955

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Does anyone know the current breakdown of the QF group A32S neo order? As far as I've been keeping track it's 45 A320neo 64 A321neo (of which 36 are for the XLR model) I'd like to know of the 28 remaining A321neos are the 18 previously announced LRs still on the cards or are they part of the 26 con...

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by Delta28L
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

How does UA's PIT traffic compare to RDU? A cursory glance at routes, frequencies, and aircraft size seems that they're similar, and UA is building a lounge out down there. I wonder if we could potentially see one here. SFO and DEN are all maineline. ORD and EWR is mixture of express and maineline....

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by Delta28L
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86855

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Wonder what the discounts are

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Coast Thread (MOB, BFM, GPT, PNS, VPS, ECP) - 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 7221

Re: Gulf Coast Thread (MOB, BFM, GPT, PNS, VPS, ECP) - 2019

So is MOB going to redeveloped when the moving of all ops to BFM is done?

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Catering truck ran into a parked SWA 737 this morning at gate A1 around 1030

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun
Replies: 26
Views: 4333

Re: GRR to Announce Two New Routes on 18Jun

NK or G4 to leisure destinations

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by Delta28L
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Runway widening work at LBE could start in Sept. Regarding funding: " Progress on the project depends on the Federal Aviation Administration approving 95% of the funding, a key factor that should be known by next month, according to Kunselman. The authority will cover the remaining 5%. " ...

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by Delta28L
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 561
Views: 78205

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

What cities will be served out of ILN?

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by Delta28L
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

The Omni 762 departed for Langley AFB, Tidewater VA. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/OAE320/history/20190616/0115Z/KPIT/KLFI Does it seem like the military related charters have increased significantly since the C-17s arrived? Probably doing charter flights for all the military training that go...

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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

The National B744 is now scheduled to depart for Frankfurt-Hahn at 0100, where the Atlas Air B763 from last Friday also went. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/N8812 National parked in Qatar’s spot next to UPS after it landed. I wonder where QR had to park after arriving from ORD tonight.....

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2019
Replies: 230
Views: 22960

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2019

What an awesome sight, TK fliers are lucky we get variety. When and how often will this aircraft fly IST-AYT? I need to go to AYT for business :) I could find the routesonline news: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283879/turkish-airlines-schedules-boeing-787-antalya-service-in-3q1...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Coast Thread (MOB, BFM, GPT, PNS, VPS, ECP) - 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 7221

Re: Gulf Coast Thread (MOB, BFM, GPT, PNS, VPS, ECP) - 2019

It would be awesome if G4 and NK came here to BFM. Have some doubt about G4 though since they serve GPT, but if they did it would need to be on different days than GPT as they are Wed and Sat only. Could definitely see NK since the closest airport they serve is MSY. Personally id love to see Southw...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5460

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

I always assumed non-Star airlines would be moving en mass to PKX leaving PEK to be nearly all Star. This comes as no surprise but its interesting that CZ won't be operating any flights to PEK from it's other China hubs. I think China Eastern and will split their ops, but CZ have a different strate...

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?
Replies: 83
Views: 12423

Re: Because Delta (DL) has not canceled NRT-SIN?

The flight will be dropped or moved over to ICN to codeshare with KE

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

What day is the third flight coming in?

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6594

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

Delta has a Hawaii flight from SLC as well. HNL is served by a 757

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by Delta28L
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

So AA is bringing PIT-PHX back up to 2x daily A319s in September, which I kinda expected. So I imagine this cut was made due to the MAX grounding. Also, PIT-PHL goes down to 5x daily but will see more A319 flying. PIT-DFW will also stay at 4x daily in February rather than 3x daily. No way AA was go...

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by Delta28L
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 5882

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

flymco753 wrote:
I wonder if NK would be able to make GPT work with the casino and beach traffic. EWR, BWI, MCO, FLL, & LAS all seem like decent options.


MSY is about an hour away with over 20 plus options on NK. GPT only has Sun County as a LCC and it does seasonal flights.

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by Delta28L
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152182

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Has there been any word recently on further charter flights with Caissa Touristic, either with China Eastern or someone else? This project is probably dead in the water unless we hear something in the next couple weeks. Haven’t heard anything about China charters this year. They would be advertisin...

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by Delta28L
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4284

Re: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?

CarbonFibre wrote:
Perhaps the next 789 will be in SA livery?


It’s in regular livery. There’s a pic of it already on this website with it coming back from a test flight.

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