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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Past: EARLY DFW - AA Ops
Replies: 16
Views: 2179

Re: Airport Past: EARLY DFW - AA Ops

I was there in December, 1974! I was eight years old, traveling with my mom, baby sister, and (from LAX) my great aunt, heading to Arkansas for my grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary. Our itinerary was BFL-LAX on United (a 727-100, which I remember because we boarded via the rear airstairs under ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's
Replies: 35
Views: 4549

Re: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's

To chime in on resources, https://historicaerials.com/viewer is a wonderful tool for seeing the change over time in places. Sorry that there's no direct link to any page; you'll need to type in JFK, and it takes you to a map of that airport. Click on aerials, and choose a year. In the list, the earl...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

The Airport Authority revised it's report when our single runway will reach capacity. The report which came out Friday, says it will be sooner than the predicted 2050 and offers some solutions such as using only larger aircraft (no regional aircraft) and/or FAA mandated slot restrictions. Here's th...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

There were 306 operations yesterday. That is very nearly exactly 1/3rd of maximum operations. If we are at +/- 25,000,000 per year currently, that would be a maximum of 75,000,000, not 55,000,000. Thoughts? There might of been 306 arrivals but that is only half of it. For every arrival there is a d...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 152
Views: 38231

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

They are so lucky that they hit shallow water and the aircraft remained just about fully intact save for what appears part of the engine cowling. Sad their inaction led to one person dying. Even sadder that the only person that died is the one that wasn’t wearing their seatbelt. If I recall, weren'...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

The Airport Authority revised it's report when our single runway will reach capacity. The report which came out Friday, says it will be sooner than the predicted 2050 and offers some solutions such as using only larger aircraft (no regional aircraft) and/or FAA mandated slot restrictions. Here's th...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 76
Views: 7577

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

In addition to their LHR services, I believe the 744s also flew from Gatters to ATL, IAH, and others, too (maybe DFW + MCO?) Back in 2000 I flew LGW-NBO-MRU-LGW which was operated by 747s at the time. No idea when the NBO stop was dropped and the route became non-stop on the 777, but MRU moved from...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX to EVN... what's the holdup?
Replies: 13
Views: 783

Re: LAX to EVN... what's the holdup?

A non-stop of such distance of such distance requires a clear indication of significant premium demand that (fill in the name of an airline here) thinks it can poach from other carriers. In the case of Armenia, currently that doesn't exist, but there are ways to get there via Europe or the Middle Ea...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I saw on the F9 PHX-FAR thread that F9 will start SAN-PHX service as well. Anybody have any details on schedules and effective dates? Given that WN and AA already have very loyal followings AND can offer onward connections from PHX, I don't get how F9 is going to make any money on this route at all...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

My United Airlines flight attendant neighbor just told me that United is opening a flight attendant base here at SAN! "I'm one of the lucky 125!" were her exact words.

Has anyone else heard anything about this? And which airlines have a flight attendant base here?

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 - 5 years ago
Replies: 21
Views: 2354

Re: MH17 - 5 years ago

In one of his books within the last five years (I can't remember the title), author Clive Cussler (of "Raise The Titanic" and "Sahara") gives us a story involving a character who is a Dutch arms merchant that everyone is trying to track down. No one is successful in the end, and...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 - 5 years ago
Replies: 21
Views: 2354

Re: MH17 - 5 years ago

Sadly, justice is still far away for families of the vicitms. What's even sadder is that the new Malaysian government is ambivalent towards pursuing justice - the PM, who wasn't there when the plane was shot down, would rather be chummy with Putin to the point of questioning the JIT investigation, ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Discussion has been going on recently about the replacement of gates throughout SAN, with the last phase in T1East occurring in late spring/early summer 2019. That they were able to consistently remove one gate from operations for several days - and for several weeks, as when one was replaced, anot...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

First post here, SD native on the younger side learning the ropes. I lived in PHX for year and tried to keep on top of the happenings at SAN. Are there ANY signs of life/progress with the T1 renovation?? All I’ve seen in the news lately is a tram/trolley/people mover connection to downtown etc. Tha...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I understand that the MAX grounding has left airlines scrambling; however, SAN-JFK on AA has been a continuous presence for a very long time, yes? To have it "pulled" - even temporarily - means that the bean counters at AA are saying, "we will make more money elsewhere". Also, gi...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

It is in eniliria's most recent OAG updates post that AA's cancellation of SAN-JFK is official. I believe this marks the end of continuous service on AA between the two cities. I'd love to know what AA's yields were like, as the airline was never keen on connections at JFK, preferring to route passe...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident PAST: THY Turk Hava Yollari DC-10 Lost in Paris
Replies: 2
Views: 908

Re: Incident PAST: THY Turk Hava Yollari DC-10 Lost in Paris

What must it be like to be a passenger on the last successful flight of an aircraft? What would have gone through the minds of those people who had a perfectly lovely flight from Istanbul to Paris seeing their plane from that day so horribly mangled? And seeing that port-side cargo door open? Like t...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two ejected for complaining about muslims on TCX flight
Replies: 27
Views: 6148

Re: Two ejected for complaining about muslims on TCX flight

And somewhere there are people in the U.S. hearing this story and saying, "hold my margarita while I go complain about all these here Mexicans on this flight from Cancun!" The human gene pool needs some chlorine. However, the REAL video I'd love to see is the police video, where these scre...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 8031

Re: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR sca

Three thoughts come to mind: 1) I don't approve of the woman's actions, but I do understand. How many of us have been forced to listen as a self-designated VIP believes that the planet will stop rotating if their phone call doesn't go through? Of that one person who has no "phone voice", o...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP Aviation History Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: MSP Aviation History Thread

The movie AIRPORT was filmed there … Lincoln Airport AND it was the destination for Global Flight #502 in "Skyjacked!" A World Airways 707 only needed the word change to "Global", and they were all set. Okay, back to reality. I have always read that Western Airlines had quite an...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I don't know why I didn't think of this before, but my last flight SAN-MDW departed from Gate 2 on Friday, May 24th. I couldn't remember for sure, but the more I investigate, the more I recall of that early morning, and there were three flights leaving from the east end gates. That would mean Gate 2...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long delays on very short flights
Replies: 9
Views: 972

Re: Long delays on very short flights

No matter how many regional jets UA, DL, or AA fly LAX-SAN, it isn't enough to accommodate any kind of glitch in the system. Many years ago, I flew SAN-LAX-ORD-LAX-SAN specifically to fly on the 747-400 domestically, as this was not just a rarity but a complete phase-out of the type. Going was fabul...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA1402 This is the page where I got the information. I have never in my life heard of a Southwest Airlines flight "operating as Alaska Airlines flight XXXX", so I can't vouch for its accuracy or what it is saying. Looks like another data error at Fligh...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA1402

This is the page where I got the information. I have never in my life heard of a Southwest Airlines flight "operating as Alaska Airlines flight XXXX", so I can't vouch for its accuracy or what it is saying.

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Anyone know the reason Gate 2 is closed? I’ve noticed baggage carts and tugs parked over the empty space. Been like that since I parked at gate 1 on 6/23 and also 7/7. Is the jetway still there, at gate 2? Maybe that has to be replaced. WN has been using 2-3 gates in T1W for a few months now so may...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Here's a wild question: What would the chances ever be of U.S. pre-clearance in PTY? For now, it would be zero to none. CM's CEO is strongly against it as it would add at least an extra 2 hours for connections, vs the 45 minutes needed currently. Also, for it to happen, they may need to find a secl...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico goes nonstop on MEX-ICN
Replies: 5
Views: 2882

Re: AeroMexico goes nonstop on MEX-ICN

Like trans-continental U.S. and trans-Atlantic flights in winter, westbound flights are always going to be subject to tech stops. Whether its winds, heat, altitude, or a combination of all three, MEX is always going to have to deal with these issues on ULH flights. It's too bad AM can't make the tec...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9 mos. after leaving it, Avianca returns to the Honduran domestic market
Replies: 14
Views: 2715

Re: 9 mos. after leaving it, Avianca returns to the Honduran domestic market

Found this but only in Spanish. https://www.avianca.com/bo/es/sobre-nosotros/centro-noticias/noticias-avianca/operaciones-tegucigalpa-san-pedro-sula/ Looks like a daily ATR 72-600 AV750 depart TGU 0820 arrive SAP 0909 (Daily) AV751 depart SAP 1730 arrive TGU 1816 (Daily) '902 I'm going to assume th...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like there was a breakfast meeting between SAN Authority Board members (Kim Becker and Hampton Brown among them), and Copa Airlines executives back on 6/12/19, as well as a dinner organized by Mr. Brown. Found these details in the meeting materials for the upcoming Authority Board meeting on ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Mayor wants Emirates in Berlin
Replies: 42
Views: 6018

Re: Berlin Mayor wants Emirates in Berlin

The mayor of Berlin should set his priority to finally open the airport BER and end this utter embarrassment for Germany. You'll see Emirates in YVR or YYC before Brandenburg Airport opens for commercial service. In fact I can think of many other things that will probably happen before BER opens: -...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66: missing engine part found in Greenlandic ice
Replies: 27
Views: 10270

Re: AF66: missing engine part found in Greenlandic ice

My first thought on this was United 232's center engine piece that wasn't found until the corn harvest.

An impressive piece of technology that functioned exactly as it was supposed to. Excellent job!

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?
Replies: 37
Views: 1797

Re: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?

I flew SAN-IAH last summer on N37502. It literally freaked me out, because the MAX is SO quiet compared to other planes. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1415113 A lifetime in purgatory for whoever thinks that ridiculous lavatory is acceptable. Other than that, it was a lovely...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Massive price discrepancy between US and DL- why?
Replies: 7
Views: 993

Re: Massive price discrepancy between US and DL- why?

For a moment I thought you had found an airlines called US Airways that was still flying!!

Did you try AF or KL in searches? Perhaps they will be better than DL's website.

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

So this was in my e-mail inbox this morning from Kimberly Becker at san.org: Dear Friends, I’m writing to you today to share some exciting news! Below is a slightly abridged version of our remarks made at a press conference this morning. The Airport Authority has reached a new 10-year agreement with...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop announces YEG-SAN, YXX-SAN
Replies: 12
Views: 1893

Re: Swoop announces YEG-SAN, YXX-SAN

The YXX SAN route is interesting as the flight will not be pre-cleared by US CBP, unlike the YEG SAN route where US CBP can pre-clear the flight. You answered my question before I could ask it. Thank you! The flight times look as though the planes are routed YXX-SAN-YEG and YEG-SAN-YXX: dp YEG 800 ...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Has SAN ever had a flight to ANC? if not what is the O/D Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk California-ANC non-stops have, historically, been very seasonal. Given that PDX and more-so SEA have so many connections to Alaska, the majority of service has been mostly one-stops. To my knowledge, ANC h...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Only I would think about this, I'm sure... Edmonton, AB, will be SAN's most northerly destination, at 53.3 degrees north latitude. This beats out a near-tie between LHR (51.4 degrees N) and YYC (51.1 degrees N) for the previous title holder. Both east (ZRH) and west (NRT) are quite easy to figure ou...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 166
Views: 23430

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Well there have been so many Mickey Mouse airlines over the past 50 years they should fit right in! Sorry, I couldn't help myself:) I bow down to you and this comment. You win the internet today. I love it. Disney's costs of running these planes will NEVER be lower than the majors or the minors, an...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I admit it - I stereotype rude travellers
Replies: 12
Views: 1415

Re: I admit it - I stereotype rude travellers

"How Many Religious Miracles Will Occur During My Flight?" is my favorite game. The more elderly needing special assistance there are at take-off is directly proportional to the number of miraculous healings that will occur en route. That couple that needed every flight attendant to get th...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I think one of main reasons why we haven't heard anything else from COPA is because of the 737 MAX groundings. About a year ago, COPA released routes that would be covered by the 737 MAX planes, which would likely have freed up existing planes to start SAN or new service elsewhere. Yeah, it's reall...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 490
Views: 65330

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm surprised COPA hasn't started service to TIJ to initially introduce service to the region. TIJ is probably less expensive to operate out of and being Latin America, they share a similar culture and the same language. Scheduling wise, they could do a quick 60 minute midnight turn around, somethi...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX congestion getting out of control?
Replies: 58
Views: 14663

Re: LAX congestion getting out of control?

As someone who moved to LA from Chicago, LAX still feels like a gift from God after spending almost two decades suffering at ORD. No thunderstorms, no snow, and four parallel runways that generally function pretty well. I have noticed an uptick in flow-control holds over the last few months... I fl...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC
Replies: 92
Views: 26023

Re: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC

Am I wrong in thinking this is actually not all that uncommon? Not saying it's ok, just that it happens more often than it makes its way to a.net. I don't know whether it's common or not, but that being published now with the Max' catastrophes and ensuing scrutiny is not good for Boeing. Didn't the...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Capital Markets Day - Changes to EW, SN, Update on Fleet Development
Replies: 91
Views: 12731

Re: Lufthansa Group - retirement of seven long haul types until 2025

If no one wants your used aircraft, rest value is zero, you better keep them for their economical life time. That’s what LH had been doing with its planes, even if someone might have had interest in buying their aircraft. See how long they flew their classic B737s and their first A320s. Since there...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Chicago! SAN-MDW on WN and Links To Pictures & Video
Replies: 3
Views: 2793

Re: Chicago! SAN-MDW on WN and Links To Pictures & Video

Hey Scott - enjoyed the pics and report. You are braver than I. No way would I stand or lay down on that glass floor! Thanks for sharing your trip to Chicago. I'm glad you enjoyed it - thanks for letting me know! To my dying day I will never understand how I did that. I forced my body out on that t...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is this the coolest workplace ever?
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Re: Is this the coolest workplace ever?

Like being on the last car of a train, watching the world pass behind you...I'd LOVE to fly in that seat!! https://i.postimg.cc/BtNZ2xwM/CA12-DHC3-B.jpg Being able to sit in the co-pilot's seat as a DHC-3 flies at a fairly low altitude from Vancouver harbor to Victoria harbor. https://i.postimg.cc/4...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly
Replies: 23
Views: 3583

Re: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly

9Patch wrote:
Am I the only one who saw at first glance, Turkish Airlines DC 10?


I saw it too! Had to read the title twice, just to be sure...

As for the title, good for TK! I'd love to see the numbers, though, as to what portion of their passengers are O&D, and what portion are connecting from UA.

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Capital Markets Day - Changes to EW, SN, Update on Fleet Development
Replies: 91
Views: 12731

Re: Lufthansa Group - retirement of seven long haul types until 2025

Just my two cents here: 2) It will be interesting to see where new aircraft are based. This will make ALL the difference in the world. For example, San Diego is doing well for LH, but if the A343 is on the way out, what will replace it? The 787-9? I guess whatever ends up being based at FRA... I th...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH chooses new Premium Economy Product.
Replies: 23
Views: 5395

Re: LH chooses new Premium Economy Product.

There is no such thing as a comfortable sleeping position in economy, period. We "adapt" as best we can to the situation, and extra room helps, but unless one is in business class with lie-flat seats, you're sleeping sitting up. As far as the product goes, I hope that shell isn't that hide...

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by PSAatSAN4Ever
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Capital Markets Day - Changes to EW, SN, Update on Fleet Development
Replies: 91
Views: 12731

Re: Lufthansa Group - retirement of seven long haul types until 2025

Just my two cents here: 1) Lufthansa's 747-8 fleet is laid out VERY premium-heavy - 88 J seats in addition to true F class in the nose. This special sub-fleet is rotated into seasonal markets whose premium demand ebbs and flows. For example, LAX sees a second 747-8 daily flight to FRA in addition to...

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