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by GSOtoIND
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA launches 13 new routes from AUS
Replies: 96
Views: 15217

Re: AA launches 13 new routes from AUS

From the Indianapolis Airport Authority press release (source: https://www.ind.com/about/media/media-releases/indy-airport-announces-new-nonstop-flight-to-austin ), IND-AUS starts once daily from September 8th, then goes double daily on October 2nd. IND will be on Republic E75s, but it'll be interes...

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by GSOtoIND
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2289
Views: 290820

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

BuzzmeSTL wrote:
Boiler905 wrote:
I wonder how fast we will see WN respond to AA in AUS...

ELP, IND, MCI, STL in particular...



They currently serve AUS-STL

And IND. It was Sunday only before the Beer Situation but it's either daily or near-daily now.

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by GSOtoIND
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I was looking at AA's website and it looks like PHX is outselling even the A320. 7 of the next 12 days see an A321 on one flight or the other.

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by GSOtoIND
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I have a hard time believing AA is too far ahead of DL in pos locally. And I’m certain the DL brand has a significantly better reputation than AA in Indy and certainly in BOS. It's not about the brand. It's about flying where people want to go. DL's BOS hub has yet to pass AA in market share becaus...

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by GSOtoIND
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59490

Re: Big United Announcement Coming Up?

They're switching toilet paper suppliers for the lavs. Kimberly-Clark to Georgia Pacific. Bank on it.

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 335
Views: 63142

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2021

Before S1 is built, Those who have read the lease and understand where all the gate swaps take place know how this unfolds. Exhibit D-1.3 defines all this. DL moves to T5 (M1-M7) UA picks up 5 in E and F AS moves to end of E B6 stays where they are NK moves to end of G. 3 domestic/precleared common...

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Curious if anyone knows about the N8 (National Airlines) 744 which paid a visit to IND yesterday. Landed from MEX around 9a and and departed this AM to CGN as N8502. Is this a new cargo flight or something else? I believe it's FedEx. National was flying IND-CGN during peak as well. As for MEX, I as...

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by GSOtoIND
Tue Jun 01, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

The airport has a big spread set up in Civic Plaza for SY tomorrow. Their gate will be A22. Flew into IND last night for the 500, they still had the balloons at the gate and at the ticket desk. https://i.imgur.com/SNiQNUL.png https://i.imgur.com/KUT1a9F.png Interesting they are sharing a gate with ...

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by GSOtoIND
Tue Jun 01, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 335
Views: 63142

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2021

That’s an interesting twist of events. I can’t imagine UA using T5 for general domestic ops, but I also never imagined WN planes landing at ORD regularly. So anything is possible. The 5 gates you mention, are these to be issued before the completion of S2 in the current T2, or is the 5 gate gain do...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun May 30, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 335
Views: 63142

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2021

In the United Fleet thread post, it was mentioned UA would like ORD to grow to 700+ flights/day in the future. Is this even possible in their current gate configuration? Will it be possible when OGT is completed wrt S2/T1? One stat I haven’t been able to find is how many daily flights can ORD suppo...

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by GSOtoIND
Fri May 28, 2021 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

The airport has a big spread set up in Civic Plaza for SY tomorrow. Their gate will be A22.

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by GSOtoIND
Fri May 28, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I can't imagine that 9pm IND-STL departure time is that attractive to many IND flyers, right? Maybe for *some* business travelers, who want to be home in the evening, and get to DSM, TUL, ICT, e.t.c. at 11PM for a meeting the next day. Even if there were a decent amount of pax flying those routings...

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by GSOtoIND
Thu May 27, 2021 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Went through 2019 O&D numbers again, and I think IND is pretty well served at this point: Using 2019 data: - Of the top 10 airports, all but one destination (ATL) has at least 3 carriers competing - Of the top 20 airports, all but 3 (SAN, SFO, PHL) have at least 2 carriers competing - Currently...

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by GSOtoIND
Wed May 26, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I feel like MCI is still viable, either once daily on Southwest (with evening demand fulfilled by connections in STL) or on an RJ with one of the legacies. The PDEW is fairly similar to RDU.

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by GSOtoIND
Thu May 20, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1364
Views: 252287

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Republic's N869RW left AMA today after being there for a week, presumably for paint. I would expect this to be the fourth E170 for Eagle.

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by GSOtoIND
Thu May 20, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1380
Views: 247672

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

sprxUSA wrote:
PDX88 wrote:
DLASFlyer wrote:

Counting down to early Friday morning.


6am MST Friday.

In Arizona. That's 7am in Denver, El Paso, 8am Dallas, 9am Hartford, etc.

Per the countdown clock, it's MDT. 8:00 EDT/1200Z.

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by GSOtoIND
Wed May 19, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Looks like AA updated June and July. Right off the bat I can see they cut CLT back to 7x, the same as May (albeit with 2 of those being mainline). The 5AM departure is gone. Seems odd, since the CR7 operating it tomorrow has 64 of 65 seats filled. Not too shabby for a Wednesday. That early departur...

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by GSOtoIND
Wed May 19, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Looks like AA updated June and July. Right off the bat I can see they cut CLT back to 7x, the same as May (albeit with 2 of those being mainline). The 5AM departure is gone. Seems odd, since the CR7 operating it tomorrow has 64 of 65 seats filled. Not too shabby for a Wednesday. That early departure...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun May 16, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1441
Views: 289133

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

I noticed MKE-IAD starting 7/1 on ZW That's exciting! Now that MKE is served, does anyone know the biggest market this side of the Mississippi without IAD service? Birmingham has to be high on the list. I look up BHM's routes this week and was surprised IAD was missing. UA does fly HSV-IAD, though ...

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by GSOtoIND
Sat May 15, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Still some changes likely for July. For now UA will be up to 20 flights/day from IND, AA 35 flights/day, WN 24 flights/day(37 on Saturdays), & DL will be up to 26 flights/day. All are likely to be tweaked up or down, especially WN I looked last night and AA is planning 36 flights on Mondays. On...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun May 09, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I did some research on Monday's loads on AA and DL. American is flying 30 flights (10 mainline) to 9 destinations with 2833 available seats. 2165 are shown as not available on the seat map, giving an estimated load factor of 76.4%. Delta is flying 21 flights (8 mainline) to 6 destinations with 2464 ...

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by GSOtoIND
Sat May 08, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2289
Views: 290820

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I don't think the labels on the NLG door mean they've gotten ETOPS approval. I remember seeing an -800 in 2016 or 2017 with ETOPS on the gear door. I'm pretty sure it only means it's ETOPS ready and has whatever equipment is necessary to be eligible for ETOPS certification. That was prior to us act...

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by GSOtoIND
Sat May 08, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2289
Views: 290820

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Anyone hearing if they approved etops this afternoon ? Not sure on an official announcement but 8714 is sitting at C21 here in BNA with her ETOPS on the nose gear door and above the aft entry door showing so I’m going to take a wild guess it has been or is really close to being approved. Previously...

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by GSOtoIND
Sat May 08, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1364
Views: 252287

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Just recently flew a “new” 65-seat 170. I was going to take and post pictures, but honestly, besides for the new airplane smell, not much looks different. The staggered seats aren’t nearly as noticeable as I was expecting. And as previously mentioned, there are 66 physical seats, with only 65 usabl...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun May 02, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Nice work. These data also show the imbalance of traffic between A and B has gotten even wider this year. At 58% B and 42% A, there's nearly 50 percent more foot traffic on B. June Schedule is almost set, pulled together some summary statistics: https://i.imgur.com/Vk8Wpu3.png https://i.imgur.com/oo...

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by GSOtoIND
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1364
Views: 252287

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

“Envoy Air Careers” Facebook page is hinting at a possible American Eagle retro livery making an appearance in the future, possibly on one of the 6 EMB-170s that Envoy will be bringing on this summer. If so, I would love to see a white 170 with the scissor eagle on the tail! That would indeed be ne...

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by GSOtoIND
Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I guess WN is starting IND-MYR on June 6th. I wonder what WN route is next.... My guesses in no particular order: MIA BNA SAN SAV ECP VPS JAX LAX MDW They've got these right now https://i.imgur.com/f4rinPK.png ECP & MIA both added Looks like both are Saturday only starting June 12th.

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

I saw Sun Country signage for the first time today. Looks like their ticket counter will be next to G4 on the far south end of the terminal.

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

AA is being aggressive in IND? I am puzzled why DL hasn’t came back, wasn’t IND decent to them? Why retreat and let another airline take your pax... ? I obviously am NOT in the business just asking questions! Their June schedule is actually pretty large relative to other markets, 28 departures is m...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Looks like AA is going to 35 flights a day in June, with more mainline to boot and all routes but JFK flying: BOS-1 (E75) CLT-7 (2x A319, 4x E75, 1x CR7) DCA-3 (E75) DFW-5 (3x 738, 2x A319, up from all A319 in May) LAX-1 (738, a jump from the A319 it's historically been) LGA-2 (1x E75, 1x E70) MIA-2...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1364
Views: 252287

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

I saw Republic's N826MD taxiing down the ramp to B tonight in American colors. Sure enough, it spent last week in AMA and has been doing AA flying since Friday. This is one of the two house livery E170s formerly leased to AeroMexico Connect. The other one, 806MD, was in AMA for a week at the beginni...

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by GSOtoIND
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Noticed a sign posted on the Sky Club door as I was flying out of IND yesterday, said the club will reopen 4/13. Good news on the club, although DL looks like it's retreating sizably in IND. In 2019, DL would use 11 different gates per day for flying, checking by gates used today, DL is only using ...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1364
Views: 252287

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

I caught N821MD this evening here at IND. Is this the first of Republic's 65-seat E170s to enter service? It looks like she was at AMA for a little over a week, and spent about three weeks on the ground at SDF before that. She flew AMA-CLT-BGR on Thursday, and has bounced around between ORD, LGA, an...

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by GSOtoIND
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

Another noteworthy schedule fact: AA's last ORD flight of the day this month is mainline (A319).

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by GSOtoIND
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

garybow wrote:
UA-SFO scheduled tonight for 8pm departure

I noticed that when I looked at the flight monitors earlier. Perhaps it's just running until the end of the Sportsball shindig?

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by GSOtoIND
Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

garybow wrote:
Confused. So there will be no nonstops to SFO even tho UA is running that route now?

Looks like the route isn't running this month either. The afternoon DEN flight got downgauged to an Embraer for April as well. It was on an Airbus during March, but it does go back to mainline for May.

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 332
Views: 47652

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2021

AA's May schedule is quite nice to IND Up to 30 flights/day, no 50 seaters, and LAX finally returns. 50 flights a day seems very attainable IND-CLT-7 IND-DFW-6 IND-ORD-5 IND-DCA-3 IND-PHL-3 IND-MIA-2 IND-PHX-2 IND-LAX-1 DL will be returning JFK & LAX in May: Up to 20 flights, only RJs except to...

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by GSOtoIND
Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Hypothetical Scottish Military
Replies: 82
Views: 5720

Re: Hypothetical Scottish Military

To answer the orig question, i see an independent Scotland as a full EU member with all the mutual security guarantees in place. And there are other important priorities for a new nation. So long as Spain is sovereign and whole, that's not happening. NATO membership requires unanimous consent (just...

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by GSOtoIND
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Trying to hurt the USPS... Macro: Agreed; respectfully interpreting the theme/intent to mean that a self sustaining, non-profit GSE (USPS) is in the best interest of all stake-holders. Micro: It's a great option for individuals that can't get volume pricing from package carriers and simply want to ...

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by GSOtoIND
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Hypothetical Scottish Military
Replies: 82
Views: 5720

Re: Hypothetical Scottish Military

Regarding the nuclear subs that operate out of Faslane... Could Scotland hand the nukes over to England - in exchange for a loosely enforced promise not to get invaded? To answer the orig question, i see an independent Scotland as a full EU member with all the mutual security guarantees in place. A...

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by GSOtoIND
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767-200 No Flaps Takeoff
Replies: 21
Views: 5403

Re: 767-200 No Flaps Takeoff

In my outfit on the 763 most of the time flaps 5, on rare occasion (short or slippery runway) flaps 15. The 763 is not certified for flaps 1 takeoff. Not many 762s around anymore, save a couple of dozen freighters. Well, and a growing number of KC-767/KC-46s. Sort of. The KC46 would more properly b...

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by GSOtoIND
Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Longtail's VQ-BWT made another visit to IND last night and left for ANC this morning. The full route right now is SDF-IND-ANC-HKG-ICN-ANC-SDF.

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by GSOtoIND
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Longtail's VQ-BWT just started taxiing from the north ramp at IND, and is headed for ANC.

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Because she's coming through ANC, she can drop at more than one location, and/or she can reposition within the US to an outbound international leg. I don't think she's going to be able to carry cargo that originates at SDF and flies to IND and is offloaded there. I'm a little hazy on this these day...

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Well this is odd. A Longtail 747 (presumably VQ-BWT) is scheduled to fly SDF-IND tonight. Right now it's flying ANC-SDF. From what I remember, she's NOT flying for UPS despite the destination. Could this be for the USPS, or is it more likely a misfile? Nothing has popped up yet in FR24. The flight n...

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by GSOtoIND
Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gates with automatic sensor for the pilots instead of rampers
Replies: 17
Views: 2836

Re: Gates with automatic sensor for the pilots instead of rampers

I'm pretty sure UPS has them at SDF. I vaguely remember reading about SLC's new terminal having them as well.

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

\does anyone know the story of the titles/logo 903AR has on the port side? Sky Lease had/has a contract with a Chinese importer to bring Lobster from Halifax to Changsha (CSX). Changsha Huanghua International Airport. Changsha is the capital of Hunan Province. Prior to Sky Lease serving it, CSX app...

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1364
Views: 252287

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

I have to imagine this was about dropping off/picking up parts or documentation. BNA is where Embraer has their big service center, and ABI is obviously one of MQ's MX bases. I checked FR24 last night and Piedmont didn't appear to have any other aircraft in BNA (if they did, they've been there more ...

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by GSOtoIND
Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

Do we have any reporting on the current Peak metal that has been brought in by UPS and FEDEX and where they are flying? I know FEDEX has a standing contract with Atlas for multiple 747s. I know sky lease is working with ups. One of their 744s did a SDF-PDX-SDF yesterday and should be doing this for...

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by GSOtoIND
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 70587

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

I believe that they are all non-ER 767-200s. I say this because they are some of the first 767s ever built. One has a single-digit line number (N740AN is LN6), and almost all have double-digit line numbers. Except for one, they were delivered 35 or more years ago. All originally were delivered to e...

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