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by Delta28L
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 128
Views: 13191

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

18.09.2019 - Public Disclosures The Incorporation has decided to start operating scheduled flights, based on market conditions, to Xi'an, China. Source: https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en/announcements/disclosures/detail/18-09-2019-public-disclosures Nice addition with traffic coming from both...

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by Delta28L
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to unveil 77W with Star Wars livery
Replies: 12
Views: 2274

Re: LATAM to unveil 77W with Star Wars livery

CarbonFibre wrote:
Hopefully it will visit LHR unlike the ANA example.


It probably will since LATAM flies the 777 to LHR.

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by Delta28L
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 56525

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

https://thepointsguy.com/news/virgin-at ... in-the-us/


Thanks to the delta focus city
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malev2012 wrote:
Interesting tidbit where VS announced routes they would expand to if they get slots following 3rd runway at LHR, one of the new cities was Austin: https://thepointsguy.com/news/virgin-at ... in-the-us/


Thanks to the delta focus city

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by Delta28L
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 77
Views: 8877

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

27R is closed for the next 43 days any idea how this affects loads and aircraft used. Is the A388 capable on any of the other runways as well as any of the heavies. It’s been 97° here consistently The fifth runway is used by heavies. There’s videos of 777Fs and 747Fs landing on it. Air France May t...

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by Delta28L
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Hawaiian Airlines has an A332 here over the weekend courtesy of the Seattle Seahawks: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HAL744/history/20190913/2300Z/KSEA/KPIT Always a pleasure to see that beautiful livery here, as rare as it does happen. It already left for OAK last night. :( Perhaps another on...

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by Delta28L
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 98
Views: 11510

Re: AA CLT growth

Internationally, they're very constricted until new gates open up or until the A321XLR joins the fleet for secondary Europe. However, if gates weren't an issue, I could see them switch MAD to year-round? Sort of surprised it's still seasonal. Domestically, more seasonal markets? JAC/EGE? Maybe even...

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by Delta28L
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 844
Views: 113741

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

wjcandee wrote:
Don't forget the Atlanta service that will start today. Guess it didn't merit an announcement from the Atlanta Airport Authority. :-)


Where did the flight originate? STL started today as well with a ABX plane inbound from BWI.

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by Delta28L
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 844
Views: 113741

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

St. Louis twitter page announced that amazon starts cargo flights to STL today. What city is the flight originating from?

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by Delta28L
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

That runway widening project looks rather intriguing. When they shut down the runway for 16 weeks, I'm guessing NK will shift ops temporarily over to PIT? There were plans to convert the taxi way into a temporary runway so the airport could still function. Other airports have done it and plus LBE i...

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by Delta28L
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1112
Views: 140938

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

greenair727 wrote:
"Burke is essentially unusable during browns games."

Why is this?


Might be a no flyzone over the stadium for security purpose since you take off parallel with the stadium. Plus it would be a hassle trying to navigate traffic before and after the game.

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by Delta28L
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

JamesRenard wrote:
From today's OAG thread, WN has slightly beefed up service to DAL, FLL and RSW for December.
Potential for permanent x2 daily to DAL next year?


FLL and RSW must be a response to NK increasing their offering due to SWA MAX cuts. SWA probably doesn’t want to lose to much market share.

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by Delta28L
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Excellent article by our airpot's news site on the AA MD-80 retirement https://blueskypit.com/2019/08/30/final-md-80-flights-on-american-airlines-mark-end-of-an-era/ Still remember the silver Mad Dogs being a fixture at the end of Concourse D (and later Concourse B) for years. I also remember those...

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by Delta28L
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot contracts with Boeing to refurbish the cabins of its 18 77W
Replies: 13
Views: 3881

Re: Aeroflot contracts with Boeing to refurbish the cabins of its 18 77W

Vasu wrote:
They haven’t had them for that long have they?


Probably to get them in line with the A350s that they will be taking delivery of soon.

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by Delta28L
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Plane at MIA today
Replies: 13
Views: 1691

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Plane at MIA today

Yes the 75 and 73 are their for maintenance. Only cargo flies to MIA as of now

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by Delta28L
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumors of American Airlines 2nd announcement coming soon (HND + AUS/NZ)
Replies: 53
Views: 14682

Re: Rumors of American Airlines 2nd announcement coming soon (HND + AUS/NZ)

JonNYC tweeted the following today: https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1163470747064504320 "Rumors circulating that the S.Pacific and HND realignment (whatever that may entail) stuff could be coming out very soon." Any guesses on what changes will entail? I hope its this week! HND must be...

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by Delta28L
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation Thread 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Chinese Aviation Thread 2019

There seems to be a major modification in master plan for CAN, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport. The future 4th runway at the west is now intermediate separation runway, instead of eariler close separation. https://pic1.zhimg.com/v2-1644a1a3df1e135254847caeff55f338_r.jpg When is the fourth runway suppose t...

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by Delta28L
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing rolls out 787-9 in "Dreams take flight" livery
Replies: 55
Views: 11898

Re: Boeing rolls out 787-9 in "Dreams take flight" livery

First glance I thought Alaska bought a 787 and painted the more to love livery on it. Looks great!

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by Delta28L
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135785

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

NTU Hong Kong Airlines 789 LN891 now registered N1015B has rolled out in a special "Dreams take flight livery" https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECJTYnnU0AA0lMB?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECJTYntVAAAQnkY?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECJTYnnVAAAVb2J?format=jpg https://pbs.t...

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by Delta28L
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1494
Views: 274136

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thestr ... t-15057952


Would you trust Boeing with everything going on with them at the moment? I wouldn’t.
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Spetsnaz55 wrote:
This article makes it seem like Boeing was the winner...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thestr ... t-15057952


Would you trust Boeing with everything going on with them at the moment? I wouldn’t.

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by Delta28L
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18910

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Considering arrival of new planes, my bet for new cities is : dtw.dfw,ewr,sea, denver, what about clt,phx and Minneapolis? In btw , as usual i insist that TK had to order 5-7 of 788s as route opener but they decided on 789 DTW-To tap into the large ME population in Michigan DFW-I keep hearing that ...

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by Delta28L
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135785

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

MileHFL400 wrote:

- Where are Saudias and Vietnam’s first -10’s?


Still in CHS on the flight line

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by Delta28L
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Don't know if this was mentioned before, but today's Blue Sky article on diversions into PIT mention Emirates ...."In fact, Emirates recently designated PIT as one if its primary diversion airports in the U.S., and other airlines are making similar inquiries." Which leads to this question...

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by Delta28L
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 61
Views: 7107

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

Guessing on a major G4 expansion to more destinations and becoming an operating base if it isn’t already.

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by Delta28L
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18910

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

Hi guys, what kind of modifications to runways and taxiways would be possible to avoid long time times (e.g. avoiding u taxiways)? Do you think it is still feasible to make modifications to improve taxi times? Are there examples from other airports in the past how this was implemented? They are bui...

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by Delta28L
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?
Replies: 48
Views: 5817

Re: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?

I wouldn’t be surprised to see AA in VIE in a couple of years if the next round of new Eastern European destinations work out.

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by Delta28L
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 921
Views: 379663

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

MSN 274 (VS#1) sporting its final reg (G-VLUX) - delivery imminent MSN 337 (CX#36-359) on its delivery flight as CX3510. #296. #61 in 2019. #1 in August MSN 340 (BA#2) initial engine run MSN 344 (SQ#41-long haul) active on the flightline MSN 351 (??) active on the flightline Updates highly apprecia...

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by Delta28L
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam TATL 2020?
Replies: 61
Views: 7852

Re: Skyteam TATL 2020?

Have you looked at a DL route map lately? Used the interactive route map to look at routes into CDG/AMS/LHR? What new routes do you think would work, and why? https://dl.fltmaps.com/en Not the OP but a few ideas based on existing gaps in European coverage by SkyTeam: ATL-PRG or MSP-PRG (to compete ...

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by Delta28L
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Diversions to PIT BA 217 a 747 LHR-IAD UA 6263 a 175 DFW-IAD UA 250 a 320 PDX-IAD DL 2220 a 738 SEA-IAD AA 433 a 321 SAN-PHL WN 259 a 737 MDW-BWI AA 234 a 321 SFO-JFK UA 577 a 757 SFO-EWR UA 2034 a 319 BNA-EWR AA 3391 a 140 CLE-JFK WN 2086 a 737 BNA-BWI AS 4 a 738 SEA-DCA AS 372 a 738 PDX-BWI AF 54...

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by Delta28L
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 96309

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Africa finally starting to connect with Royal Marco that’s going to be joining OW in the next year?

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by Delta28L
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 39149

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

ATL and IAH are my picks from the USA and BLR from India.

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by Delta28L
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

NK is now upping the second PIT-FLL flight from Mon/Fri-only to daily, so the route will now run 2x daily seven days a week for this upcoming winter. PIT-MCO is also picking up a second flight that runs on certain days. Also, AS is switching SEA-PIT from a B739 to an Airbus effective 11/5/19. Unsur...

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by Delta28L
Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Runway28L wrote:
Air Force One will be visiting PIT next Thursday.


Trump is going up to beaver to tour the cracker plant. And probably make it into a campaign stop for re-election.

Does anyone know the ETA of Air Force one?

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by Delta28L
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135785

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Turkish Airlines 789 TC-LLF prior to roll out of final assembly (29 Jul) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EAsxLGtU8AAdJoD?format=jpg https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1156071802650554368?s=20 Did no one else notice the retro Gulf Air behind? The one with the star on the tail fin? :duck: :duck: :duck:...

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by Delta28L
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has the Max 8 been damaged as badly as DC-10 in the mind of the public?
Replies: 55
Views: 5335

Re: Has the Max 8 been damaged as badly as DC-10 in the mind of the public?

People outside the a aviation community barley remember the 787 problems from a few years ago. Same thing will happen with the MAX. Give it a few years and people will be flying on them to their destinations

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by Delta28L
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Istanbul’s New Airport Is Boosting a Budget Airline Instead of Turkish Airways
Replies: 9
Views: 3732

Re: Bloomberg: Istanbul’s New Airport Is Boosting a Budget Airline Instead of Turkish Airways

Isn’t there another runway being built so that should help the taxing times?

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by Delta28L
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135785

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Any new customers this year or was TK the last new customer for the year?

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by Delta28L
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 844
Views: 113741

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Is ILN going to be getting any more flights to different cities? is the eight cities served right now going to be the max that amazon expands at ILN?

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by Delta28L
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Pittsburgh is finally getting an Amazon fulfillment center. It seems like we were the only metro area without one. !,000,000 sq. ft and 800 jobs at the Westport business park just a few miles from PIT. So what does this mean for PIT, as far as the possibility of being added by Prime Air? They are a...

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by Delta28L
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 22574

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2019

BNAMealer wrote:
Will TK expand to BLR anytime soon?

Also, what about further US destinations like DEN and DFW?


BLR won’t happen till they get more traffic rights. DFW keeps being rumored and is more likely then DEN. DEN probably in a couple of years if they do decide to come.

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

ConcourseZ wrote:
Assuming the China charters aren' materializing this year. Anyone have info about this?


No they aren’t happening this year. They would’ve been making a big deal about it already if they had been happening. Money probably went towards the terminal improvement program and to BA

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

GSP psgr wrote:
Runway28L wrote:
UA is temporarily going down to 1x daily on PIT-SFO in September due to runway construction at SFO.


Probably helps with shortages due to the MAX as well.


UA and SFO have said it’s not MAX related. They are closing a runway for a month so they can’t run a full schedule.

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by Delta28L
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

With this and other recent cargo announcements, I would think there is a plan developing to significantly add to the cargo infrastructure at PIT. There was a master plan that showed another cargo warehouse to the west of the UPS ramp. They would've make the taxiway and ramp 777F capable with two pa...

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by Delta28L
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1113
Views: 119651

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

FWIW....Nashville has enjoyed spectacular growth the past 7-8 years. Economic growth (Amazon, Phillips, Alliance Bernstein, Smile, E&Y, Bridgestone, Mitsubishi, HCA, etc). Population growth of @300,000. BNA has doubled number of passengers; BNA Vision Phase 1 is under construction; Phase 2 deep...

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by Delta28L
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 676
Views: 99892

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

I ran across an article yesterday, about the possibility of Air France & KLM flying to Delta focus cities, like CVG, in 2020. I love the photo that backs the article's headline, but I was disappointed with the article itself because I didn't think it told me anything new. But, I could have miss...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1419
Views: 193837

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

A couple more bits from an updated PBT article. QR doubled their PIT volume from 2017 to 2018. The 2018 number should go up exponentially with the EFL agreement. It's good to see the ACAA consider air cargo facility expansion: "Federal Express and UPS, which combined deplaned nearly 80 million...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 279
Views: 29867

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

Alot of EA passengers pass through middl east.. Emirates operates 2x daily Nai Qatar 3x daily Air Arabia daily Ethiad daily Also Kenya airways goes to Dubai For UG Emirates Daily Fly Dubai daily Qatar Daily via Kigali For TZ Emirates daily Dar Fly Dubai daily Znz and Dar Qatar Daily Dar,Kilimanjaro...

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