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by Gsasala
Mon May 11, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

https://fr24.com/NCR611/247ad517
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National B747 on it's way to PIT from ANC
N8611 from Anchorage to Pittsburgh https://fr24.com/NCR611/247ad517

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by Gsasala
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWC589Y

Maybe a repatriation flight
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Runway28L wrote:
Rare Titan Airways 757-200 inbound from London-Stansed. Any reason for the visit?
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AWC589Y

Maybe a repatriation flight

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by Gsasala
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

So it looks like AA is sending their E-190 and A332 to ROW, it makes sense to move the E-190 since they are retiring them but why the A330-200?

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by Gsasala
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

So AS flights between SEA, PIT and BWI seems to be interesting, so according to flight radar it looks like the flight flys from SEA to PIT then PIT to BWI then stays over night in BWI before it comes back to PIT them on to SEA

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by Gsasala
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Regarding BA (and LH), here's an article on their current status, and it's not pretty. LH has 763 aircraft, with about 700 grounded. BA with massive layoffs. What type of checks have to be completed to get the fleets back in the air? What would the pilots have to do before returning to flight after...

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by Gsasala
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Over under on if//when BA resumes? My vote is summer of '21. Not a chance in bleep it'll be back this summer in my opinion. Look at how many summer events are now getting cancelled or postponed-- Wimbledon in London being one of them. I think that one depends on 1) if the virus flares back up again...

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by Gsasala
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Seems like a lot of AA Airbuses came through over the weekend at the end of last week. Would be curious to see a full list. It was crazy looking at Flightaware and seeing A321's coming in from PHX, LAX, etc. I'm guessing we never thought those A321NEO's would be back so soon. I hope the airport pos...

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
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Views: 197172

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

American Airlines is grounding 135 WIDEBODY aircraft... if you count the 763s, there are currently 139 widebody aircraft in AA’s fleet, meaning only 4 widebody aircraft will be in service to fly the only three long-haul routes that will be served: DFW-LHR/NRT and MIA-LHR. Does that means they are p...

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by Gsasala
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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AS is reducing their flights by 70% I wonder if they will cut the PIT flight

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by Gsasala
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

I don’t live in PIT but follow terminal modernization with great interest, now of course who the heck knows what will happen. Heck maybe congress will finally agree to an infrastructure program in a few months and that will provide a new source of funds. My question though: is dirt moving for the p...

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by Gsasala
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Does anyone know why Westjet sent a 767-300 to Pittsburgh

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by Gsasala
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

https://fr24.com/AAL9626/243957bb
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AA sending another A330 this time it's a -300 making this the 6th A330 AA has sent to PIT
https://fr24.com/AAL9626/243957bb

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by Gsasala
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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So I have a curious question why is it that it costs a billion dollars to build the new terminal, now to be clear I have no issues with the price or the fact that they building a new one, when it costs $400 million to build tower at PNC plaza which is a skyscraper. I'm assuming that it's because it ...

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by Gsasala
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

I meant to say "What a change from the initial plan of a wide single level roadway common at large European regional airports ". I think the industry standard upper and lower level roadways is the way to go. 3 levels seems like overkill and not aesthetically attractive at all. I think the...

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by Gsasala
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Not a fan of the triple deck roadway either as it takes away from the architectural appeal of the front of the building. What a change from the initial plan of a wide single level roadway common at large European roadways. I'm a fan of the multi level roadway, it helps cut down on traffic plus if ha...

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by Gsasala
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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What about LH? Why can't they operate at PIT they operate daily year round on an A330, A340, & A350 out of CLT a city smaller than PIT with less business that have direct ties to Germany, and a city with much less competition

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by Gsasala
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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AA is apparently sending A321neo deliveries to TUL for induction instead of PIT. I can't wait to hear the logic behind that decision... What was the logic in sending them to PIT to begin with? Meanwhile in Tulsa.... https://www.dallasnews.com/business/airlines/2020/02/28/american-airlines-is-spendi...

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by Gsasala
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Theories on PIT LHR differential loads?? When I see something like that I wonder about the quality of the raw data, it makes no sense to me. One big thing about flying into a smaller airport internationally is the customs and immigration wait times being lower and more people would take the direct ...

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by Gsasala
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Some slight reductions to NK's PIT schedule I noticed with this most recent schedule extension. PIT-MCO drops from 15 weekly to 14 weekly. The shoulder season is 10x weekly (I thought it was increased to 2x daily at one point). PIT-LAX goes from 1 A319 and 1 A320 to 2x A319s. I haven't checked the ...

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by Gsasala
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Some slight reductions to NK's PIT schedule I noticed with this most recent schedule extension. PIT-MCO drops from 15 weekly to 14 weekly. The shoulder season is 10x weekly (I thought it was increased to 2x daily at one point). PIT-LAX goes from 1 A319 and 1 A320 to 2x A319s. I haven't checked the ...

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by Gsasala
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Regarding QR Cargo, as suspected EFL has been using existing capacity at LCK. " A spokesperson for the forwarder said that market conditions had changed over recent months and that it would use alternative hubs that it used prior to adding the charter service. The forwarder has access to capac...

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by Gsasala
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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PITexpress wrote:
DeltaRules wrote:
F9 tried CMH-SAT and it lasted only a few months.


So clearly it had 90% LF's :lol:

I hate to ask, but what's so bad about Onmi?

There's really nothing that I know of that is bad about Omni, it's just that their livery looks ugly

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by Gsasala
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 541
Views: 97358

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Any update on whether or not the Qatar cargo flight is still happening, it looks like every flight going to Pittsburgh has been diverted to either Chicago or Luxembourg

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by Gsasala
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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So PIT not being a mainline DL station... is this just urban legend or truth? I find it hard to believe considering we previously had daily B763s to CDG, all the 739s to ATL, handling numerous DL diversions, etc. So I have never heard of an airline not bring able to willingly add extra flights beca...

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by Gsasala
Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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So it looks like AS is also going 2 time daily on SEA-IND

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by Gsasala
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
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Views: 303588

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I am very impressed with the load factors, the fact that SFO was Uniteds number one flight is saying something about Pittsburgh tech sector. AUS was also impressive I hope to see Delta jump onto that route. MIA needs to go to 3 time daily 175s or go mainline.

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by Gsasala
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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https://fr24.com/data/flights/aa9671#226a27fc
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Anyone know what was up with the A321N flight to PHX today
https://fr24.com/data/flights/aa9671#226a27fc

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by Gsasala
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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While we're talking new food, the breakfast sandwich I got from Melt this morning was banging. A little $$, but worth it. The one thing about PIT that i always loved was that most of the food options that I've used - specifically, Chick-Fil-A, McDonald's and Dunkin - were priced similarly than non-...

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by Gsasala
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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According to Condor's Social Media page, they will still be operating, all flights with DE in front will remain operational.

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by Gsasala
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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https://fr24.com/OAE565/220a30de
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Looks like Omni air is sending a 767-200 from Shannon
OY565 from Shannon to Pittsburgh https://fr24.com/OAE565/220a30de

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by Gsasala
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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ConcourseZ wrote:
Curious if anyone knows.....have summer diversions into PIT been increasing over the years?

Unusually bad weather in New York has been the cause of the diversions

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by Gsasala
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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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
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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: 303588

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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
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Views: 303588

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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
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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https://fr24.com/AAL9707/215c15df
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AA9707 from Hamburg to Pittsburgh https://fr24.com/AAL9707/215c15df

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by Gsasala
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 303588

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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
Replies: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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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
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Views: 303588

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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
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Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 303588

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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
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Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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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: 1729
Views: 303588

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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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