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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 412
Views: 49774

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 85587

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: 7156

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 4262

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 492
Views: 66219

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 192
Views: 17991

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: 7156

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: 25
Views: 4029

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: 11718

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 34
Views: 4557

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 39
Views: 5552

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: 1042
Views: 133676

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: 4222

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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by Delta28L
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4222

Re: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?

InnsbruckFlyer wrote:
I have noticed that EgyptAir is un-painting their Star Alliance liveries. Are they leaving the alliance?


What do they offer Star Alliance? Is it more prestige or do they join just to join to say they are in an alliance.

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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Anyone know why a Atlas Air 767 passenger version came into PIT tonight? Came in from Peoria il as GTI8208

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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 724
Views: 284175

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Revelation wrote:
Another photo, from Airbus:

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Wish they made the BA titles a little bigger so you can read them from afar

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by Delta28L
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Demand on PIT-MSP is not very high. It’s mostly connecting traffic with little O&D. DL appears to have downgraded mainline to seasonal on this route. It was all-CRJ9 from late December-late March and the schedule for next winter shows the same story. I believe NK hinted at PIT-MSP in the past, ...

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 65621

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

william wrote:
It's been too quiet on the A220 front, expecting Airbus to announce some decent orders at the show.


Spirit said they were looking at the A220 for an order after turning down the E2. Wish Delta would order some more A220s

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by Delta28L
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report
Replies: 68
Views: 13327

Re: Boeing in Negotiations With China for Largest-Ever Jetliner Order - Report

Currently in mainland China a total of 64 B77Ws are operating ie 28 for CA, 20 for MU and 16 for CZ each respectively. Majority of these 64 B77Ws are less than 10 years old so I doubt that they will all be replaced with this order for B779s. At the very most I expect an order for 30 B779s with the ...

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by Delta28L
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Korean Air signing LOI for 30 787's
Replies: 147
Views: 24943

Re: CEO: Korean Air widebody order imminent

A300 gone A330 replaced by 787s A380s gone in 10 years A220 brand new A321 will probably be transferred to a LCC that Korean Air owns What's your point? They have and they are operating Airbus aircraft and also have them on order. So the notion that they won't buy anything but Boeing has been shown...

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by Delta28L
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Korean Air signing LOI for 30 787's
Replies: 147
Views: 24943

Re: CEO: Korean Air widebody order imminent

scbriml wrote:
BlueSky1976 wrote:
It's KoreanAir, they won't buy anything but boeings.


Really?

32 x A300
30 x A330
10 x A380
10 x A220
30 x A321


A300 gone
A330 replaced by 787s
A380s gone in 10 years
A220 brand new
A321 will probably be transferred to a LCC that Korean Air owns

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Make no mistake losing PIT-CDG and a Skyteam connection to Europe was a huge loss for PIT. The connections at CDG were far more numerous than what BA can offer with their sub-optimally timed PIT-LHR flight. I still wish DL would have stuck it out with 5x weekly 757s, especially with the loss of WW....

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by Delta28L
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 821
Views: 81292

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Fargo wrote:
It’s about time NK got here, where will they fly to?


LAS FLL MCO TPA BWI ORD would be my first guess

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by Delta28L
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Condor is currently at twice weekly for the month of June. Monday and Friday service

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by Delta28L
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

I got some photos of Condor taxing for takeoff. But I don’t know how to post photos

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by Delta28L
Fri May 31, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Anyone know the aircraft type? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/RCH340/history/20190530/1809Z/KNCL/KPIT C-17 from the 911th Airlift Wing. Tail 02-1101. https://www.radarbox24.com/data/flights/MC340#1295410065 Looks like it flew PIT-NGU on 5/23 with the same callsign, then spent some time over in...

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by Delta28L
Wed May 29, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

BA won’t be operating daily till they get slots at LHR for the other three days they need for daily service. They operate on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Friday’s.

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by Delta28L
Wed May 29, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of Transatlantic Service from Ohio
Replies: 88
Views: 8584

Re: Lack of Transatlantic Service from Ohio

GSP psgr wrote:
I've always thought a DL 752 on CLE-AMS/CDG would make a vast amount of sense, like what Delta has done with PIT and IND. DL's in somewhat of a transatlantic capacity crunch right now, though.


PIT lost the DL route to CDG. Isn’t IND on a 767 now?

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by Delta28L
Tue May 28, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of Transatlantic Service from Ohio
Replies: 88
Views: 8584

Re: Lack of Transatlantic Service from Ohio

DTW takes care of the northwest side of the state. PIT takes care of the eastern side of the state. IND takes care of the western state. CVG takes care of the southern state. All those cities are easily accessible with a three hour or less drive. No need for transatlantic service from any where in O...

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by Delta28L
Sun May 26, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52872

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Does anybody know anything about the Avianca Brazil 320 that just landed at GYR? Registered PR-OBB, coming in from TUS and previously PTY. I know O6 ceased ops yesterday, but does anyone know who this aircraft is going to? Most of these airplanes were repossessed a month ago (as was this one). Ther...

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by Delta28L
Sun May 26, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Did any one capture or get to see the 767 operating for sunwing today?

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by Delta28L
Sat May 25, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?
Replies: 35
Views: 5082

Re: DFW-HKG and adding more flights?

If I remember correctly AA and CX are in a JV and AA does the HKG flight so CX doesn’t have to do it.

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by Delta28L
Fri May 24, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

MD-83 made an appearance this evening on the Dallas run

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by Delta28L
Fri May 24, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Amazon Hub groundbreaking at CVG
Replies: 17
Views: 2765

Re: Official Amazon Hub groundbreaking at CVG

I find it odd that the renderings show a multistory building. That usually leads to inefficiencies...but I'm sure that they've studied it. That's why the first auto assembly plants were multistory and all the newer ones are on one level. Cathay Pacific Cargo’s terminal @ HKG is multiple levels but ...

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by Delta28L
Fri May 24, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Amazon Hub groundbreaking at CVG
Replies: 17
Views: 2765

Re: Official Amazon Hub groundbreaking at CVG

Why would Amazon plan to build their 1.5 Billion facility adjacent to the DHL CVG hub ? If Amazon are intending to maximise competitive advantage , then would this not indicate either a hostile takeover or a friendly merger , the likes of which will shake the logistics market worldwide ? DHL is bas...

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by Delta28L
Wed May 22, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Runway28L wrote:
Next Friday, British Airways and Condor should both be on the ground at the exact same time.

DE2098 B763 FRA 1520 PIT 1825
BA171 B788 LHR 1620 PIT 1930



So BA is retiming the LHR flight? Because right now it comes in around 730 pm and leaves around ten pm.

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by Delta28L
Tue May 21, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1042
Views: 133676

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Runway28L wrote:
Did anyone happen to catch the German Air Force A343 that briefly stopped at PIT this past Saturday?


What time did it come in and then leave?

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by Delta28L
Mon May 20, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida
Replies: 32
Views: 4574

Re: Amazon to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida

For clarification, it's essentially moving it's Ops from TPA to LAL, of which TPA already has pretty substantial Amazon Air Ops and can't support the growth (space) wise going forward. And if you're familiar with geography, LAL is literally smack in the middle of Orlando and Tampa metro's and their...

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by Delta28L
Sun May 19, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 15402

Re: Denver Aviation Thread - 2019

Does anyone know how many different destinations (domestic & intl) Denver will serve this summer? DEN has to have one of the biggest (if not the biggest) domestic networks in the U.S. . . Good question. I know in recent years Denver has on and off beaten ATL in number of domestic destinations s...

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by Delta28L
Sat May 18, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 4926

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

I know my station is rebooking as many passengers so they don’t have to fly through Dallas today.

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by Delta28L
Fri May 17, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 492
Views: 66219

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

So when is LAL going to be ready for amazon ops?

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