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by Gsasala
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

So there were two military charter planes today, Atlas which was cargo, and a B737-500 which were carrying military trainees from Boise

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by Gsasala
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Does anyone know why the BA flight today was cancelled?

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by Gsasala
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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https://fr24.com/AAL2480/219b9257
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It looks like AA sent us a very rare MD-82
AA2480 from Pittsburgh to Dallas https://fr24.com/AAL2480/219b9257

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by Gsasala
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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 Gsasala
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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ConcourseZ wrote:
DL3015 A221 IAH-LGA diversion into PIT marks the first look here at the A220-100.

Technically Delta did fly one to PIT but it was a touch and go

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by Gsasala
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

I believe before they paint over the spots there were several gates that could hold A330,767, and DC10s

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by Gsasala
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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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

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by Gsasala
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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I for one am very happy about this, I know from past experience that the A330 is a much more comfortable plane to fly on over the 767, This is Thomas Cook, not Etihad. The standard A330 economy config seems to be 8 across, this is showing 9 across from PIT. Even Thomas Cook's website shows their A3...

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by Gsasala
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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I for one am very happy about this, I know from past experience that the A330 is a much more comfortable plane to fly on over the 767, I'm going to assume that they are going to fly the -200 but I would be very excited to see them fly the -300. One thing I'm wondering is, is how this may affect PIT ...

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by Gsasala
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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Frontier is the only airline I know that isn’t happy with a 94% load factor 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. 9...

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by Gsasala
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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https://fr24.com/DAL1933/20d8c40a
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Does anyone know if the DL B757 flight was carrying pax?
DL1933 from Pittsburgh to Minneapolis https://fr24.com/DAL1933/20d8c40a

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by Gsasala
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Let's not waste any more time on cyclical arguments. Awesome to see the 3rd Qatar flight. FedEx and UPS' upgauges more recently are also promising. The real test at some point in the future will be if a second cargo carrier can be attracted to provide some competition for international freight. I w...

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by Gsasala
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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I was flying out Pittsburgh today, this was the busy I've ever seen the airport, every gate that had a flight was completely full, even the gates that didn't have planes had a bunch of people over flowing, the SFO flight gate there was not a since seat available, it looked like almost all of the fli...

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by Gsasala
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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 Gsasala
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Ugh, I laughed too. Why won't F9 take this route as an actual success out of PIT and (gasp) expand it. ULCC's and LCC's have always done well for PIT-Flordia as there's a huge market there for it. If nothing else, F9 being successful in the PIT-Flordia market could get them some more brand awarenes...

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by Gsasala
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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International loads for November 2018: WW PIT-KEF 71% PIT-KEF 73% AC PIT-YUL 58% YUL-PIT 59% PIT-YYZ 65% YYZ-PIT 69% G4 PIT-CUN 76% CUN-PIT 81% PIT-PUJ 92% PUJ-PIT 92% Domestic loads for February 2019: WN PIT-ATL 79% ATL-PIT 68% PIT-BWI 66% BWI-PIT 67% PIT-MDW 61% MDW-PIT 58% PIT-DAL 64% DAL-PIT 66...

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by Gsasala
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://fr24.com/AAL9659/20c4db97
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It looks like the A321 NEOx is off the LAX
AA9659 from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles https://fr24.com/AAL9659/20c4db97

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by Gsasala
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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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 Gsasala
Fri May 31, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://fr24.com/CFG098/20b71ea7
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The Condor flight is off
CFG098 from Frankfurt https://fr24.com/CFG098/20b71ea7

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by Gsasala
Sat May 25, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://fr24.com/SWG9442/20a4e564
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Sunwing is finally sending a 767 today
WG9442 from Toronto to Pittsburgh https://fr24.com/SWG9442/20a4e564

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by Gsasala
Sat May 18, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

2 more weeks till we get 2 flights to Europe

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by Gsasala
Tue May 14, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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So I got a question for you guys, a while back I read an article about the British Airways flight, I believe it was on this forum, and how British Airways was worried about not whether the business/first class sits would be filled but if the economy seats would be filled, if that was the case why di...

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by Gsasala
Thu May 09, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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Lufthansa put a bid in to acquire Condor. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/lufthansa-bids-for-thomas-cooks-condor-457982/ https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-m-a-lufthansa/germanys-lufthansa-will-bid-for-thomas-cooks-condor-ceo-idUSKCN1SD0OL Condor was previously wholly own...

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by Gsasala
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

I see that JetBlue is starting flights from Boston and New York to London in 2021

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by Gsasala
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Does anyone know if the BA flight will use the double bridge, since this the first flight in a while that has the ability to use them

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by Gsasala
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

If PIT preforms strong enough I could see BA switching BWI's flight time with PIT, since it seems like BWI is struggling with that flight Lets not get ahead of ourselves. I'm not sure where this notion that BWI is struggling for BA comes from. BA has been at BWI since 1985, the vast majority of the...

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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With PIT's international market a bit different than last year and BA with strong bookings, is there a chance of not only daily service but better times if the PIT service is strong enough to bump another flight out of their LHR slot? Would like some opinions. If PIT preforms strong enough I could ...

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by Gsasala
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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So I noticed that the Condor flight is later in the day than it was before.l, is this because of the British Airways flight coming in late? Because I remembered that all the international flights landed around the same time over the summer

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by Gsasala
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Very nice article. Thanks for posting those bullet points considering I'm unable to access PG articles. This gives us some idea of how the bookings look (which look solid and promising!) The 788 is perfect for routes like this. Perhaps if bookings remain solid this could go daily year round. I coul...

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by Gsasala
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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Very nice article. Thanks for posting those bullet points considering I'm unable to access PG articles. This gives us some idea of how the bookings look (which look solid and promising!) The 788 is perfect for routes like this. Perhaps if bookings remain solid this could go daily year round. I coul...

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by Gsasala
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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https://onemileatatime.com/wow-air-repossession/
It's not looking to good for WOW air
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https://onemileatatime.com/wow-air-repossession/
It's not looking to good for WOW air

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

https://seekingalpha.com/amp/article/42 ... e-altitude
I found this to be an interesting read, and this may help explain a lot of reasons why AA has been weak at PIT
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Is American Airlines Heading For Cruise Altitude?
https://seekingalpha.com/amp/article/42 ... e-altitude
I found this to be an interesting read, and this may help explain a lot of reasons why AA has been weak at PIT

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by Gsasala
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Would love for spirit to give New Orleans or Detroit a shot. Bring back Dallas (but I know AA ran them off the route) as well since those flights are expensive. Other than that I think spirit has reached the level service we are going to get from them unless they open new cities that are not leisur...

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by Gsasala
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Condor has never showed up on Google flights from Pittsburgh, it works for new Orleans and Baltimore but not Pittsburgh. Super weird. What's the issue here? Good question. I thought it has, but can't recall if I used Google to find it. But I'm not sure that many Pittsburghers know that Google Fligh...

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by Gsasala
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Been doing summer flight research for myself and a few artists, and I'm noticing that Condor no longer shows up in Google Flights search results. I have to look at Expedia to find them. Pretty concerning, as most everyone I know is using Google Flights these days. You wouldn't even know these non-s...

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by Gsasala
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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2 more weeks till British Airways

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by Gsasala
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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USPIT10L et al, glad I'm not the only one who feels that way about AA. PIT-PHL low yielding? Maybe when WN was still flying the route, but since they up and left, fares are at least double what they were before. PHX, ahd LAX I can see given the presence of WN at both (and NK to LAX). PHL has me puz...

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by Gsasala
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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My biggest gripe with AA is the amount of 44 and 50 seaters they have in their schedules. DL hasn't operated any into here in quite some time and UA surprisingly does a pretty good job at keeping 50 seaters away from PIT outside of a few Sunday-only one-offs from IAH and EWR at the moment. 6 of the...

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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ncflyer wrote:
By the logic you’re applying to IND— PIT just got a year round flight too.

PIT has also proven that it can support multiple international flights

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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In terms of the A321LR type destinations, PIT probably ranks #1 due to the withdrawal of WOW/absence of a Euro ULCC and subsidies. Put those together and I think if EI had to pick a new A321LR destination for their network, it'll be PIT. However, DTW & IND come as close seconds with BNA, STL, C...

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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I wouldn't be surprised if they do pick PIT, since our biggest issue was WOW, I don't think it would interfere with Condor since most of the people are probably just flying to Dublin as their final destination.

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by Gsasala
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Does anyone know if customs is going to be remodeled?

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by Gsasala
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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flyPIT wrote:
Layout plan:
Image

I was expecting the new terminal to connect directly to concourses C and D instead of the 'T' look

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by Gsasala
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Does anyone know when the next AA a321 neo is supposed to come?

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by Gsasala
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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burghpyro wrote:
Why was it built at 200' wide in the first place? Because of the air base?

It makes it a lot easier to land on especially during cross wind, plus they last longer

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by Gsasala
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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Does anyone know if they are going to be redoing the the terminals? I haven't seen anything on whether they are going remodel the terminals. It would be kind of weird going from a super nice and new entrance to an old terminal

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by Gsasala
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

May schedule for AA is out. Some interesting changes. - PHX cut down to 1x daily A319. Has this route ever been 1x daily before? Wonder if DL to SLC and WN are having an effect on them. - LGA sees a capacity boost and even picks up mainline in the form of 1x daily E190. The whole schedule is as fol...

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by Gsasala
Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1317
Views: 175308

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https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-n ... s-in-2019/
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I found this on Facebook
https://www.nextpittsburgh.com/latest-n ... s-in-2019/

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by Gsasala
Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 175308

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If someone’s going to write a puff piece about strong tech links opening up one 75 seat flight per day, they ought to write one about $400 fares between Beijing and Pittsburgh lowering the travel friction between two tech hubs. To be fair, that one 75 seat flight per day is more than a 100% increas...

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