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by BatonOps
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue lands at PSM
Replies: 9
Views: 2810

Re: jetBlue lands at PSM

The title is very misleading...

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by BatonOps
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 38093

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Terminal expansion project at ITH is moving right along... https://www.lansingstar.com/news-page/16440-reed-tours-ithaca-tompkins-airport-construction More information on the US Customs facility being built at ITH... https://www.lansingstar.com/news-page/16441-how-the-ithaca-airport-will-become-inte...

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by BatonOps
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more
Replies: 52
Views: 6294

Re: East coast storms: 8/7/2019, diversions and more

DL1799 to SYR. I think this is the first A220 to ever land in SYR. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL1799/history/20190807/1915Z/KDFW/KSYR MDT got one as well. I believe this is at least the second time one has diverted here. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL505/history/20190807/1720Z/KD...

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by BatonOps
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Ground Stop 7-29-2019
Replies: 27
Views: 6052

Re: AA ORD Ground Stop 7-29-2019

SteelChair wrote:
The wall of weather is mostly just rain. Big gaps between the yellow. The WSR88 system was the worst thing that ever happened to aviation. Another hysterical overreaction by ATC.


Gotta love arm chair quarterbacks!!

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by BatonOps
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 38093

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

https://flyithaca.com/2019/05/ith-construction-update/


Looking good.

On the service side I wouldn't be surprised if AA moved one of their 2 BOS-ROC flights to ITH.


I'd like to see ITH add service to ORD on either AA or UA.
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WeatherPilot wrote:
BatonOps wrote:
The ITH expansion and renovation project is moving right along...

https://flyithaca.com/2019/05/ith-construction-update/


Looking good.

On the service side I wouldn't be surprised if AA moved one of their 2 BOS-ROC flights to ITH.


I'd like to see ITH add service to ORD on either AA or UA.

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by BatonOps
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 38093

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

https://flyithaca.com/2019/05/ith-construction-update/
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The ITH expansion and renovation project is moving right along...

https://flyithaca.com/2019/05/ith-construction-update/

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by BatonOps
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718623

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I feel really sorry for ET. Hope this crash won’t tarnish their brand as they have worked really hard to build it up the past few years. I'm positive that ET is not at fault here. Wow, the expert has spoken, case closed/// A.net has so many aviation experts. I’m surprised Boeing hasn’t solicited th...

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by BatonOps
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718623

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Could we please just debate the topic without making things personal nor making outlandish statements such as grounding the worldwide fleet or its definitely not the airlines fault without having evidence to back that up. Additionally be respectful to one another. Those coming here just to post com...

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by BatonOps
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1323
Views: 177385

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

I had a look at Southern's site, PIT-MTD flights appear as early as tomorrow, even though they can't be booked. In fact, none of the flights are bookable. I guess Southern is still tweaking things? Preliminary schedule: Sun 9X1794: Dep PIT 16:05, Arr MDT 17:25 9X1795: Dep MDT 17:45, Arr PIT 19:05 M...

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by BatonOps
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VC Announces BHM & PIT Focus Cities, Adds BDL, MEM
Replies: 26
Views: 3985

Re: VC Announces BHM & PIT Focus Cities, Adds BDL, MEM

Any bets if service will even start on these routes?

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by BatonOps
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 210298

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. :smile: Anyone know what’s up with this flight? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/4O1303 Interjet flew flight 4O1302 from MDT to CUN on November 18th. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AIJ1302 I'm wondering if this is the return going through PIT for Customs?...

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by BatonOps
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT
Replies: 13
Views: 2747

Re: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT

MDT needs some good news with the sudden departure of AC to YYZ!!

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by BatonOps
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Express Skyguide ceases publication
Replies: 16
Views: 2785

Re: American Express Skyguide ceases publication

I've been getting Skyguide for years. It is a shame to see it go.

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by BatonOps
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62241

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

https://ithacavoice.com/2018/10/photos- ... look-like/
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Some good images of what the renovated terminal at ITH will look like next year.

https://ithacavoice.com/2018/10/photos- ... look-like/

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by BatonOps
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62241

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Profitable 19-seat aircraft are needed again. Air Canada seems to do all right with theirs. Remember Mall Airways? Small props from around the state to Albany in the 1980's. They also operated Rochester's only (as far as I know) route to YUL, I think in 1985. Jim I remember Mall flying Navajos and ...

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by BatonOps
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62241

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Biged wrote:
Alb and Buf needs a Bac-111.


Or some Empire F-28's!!

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by BatonOps
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline History @ KISP
Replies: 40
Views: 2243

Re: Airline History @ KISP

Empire Airlines (UR) served ISP in the 80's from SYR.

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by BatonOps
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH
Replies: 104
Views: 12483

Re: Unconfirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH

If they do DTW-ORH, they'll also do ATL-ORH. That's just how it works folks. So that must be why DL’s flying 717 from ITH, ELM, etc. to ATL. Oh, and I read on a.net last week that DL informed ELM that in 2020, the 717 is being replaced with the A220. ITH has never had 717 or any other service to AT...

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by BatonOps
Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Debris falls from Delta flight experiencing engine issue over Nashville
Replies: 23
Views: 4766

Re: Debris falls from Delta flight experiencing engine issue over Nashville

Que all the A.Net drama queens and Delta haters...

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by BatonOps
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where in the world can you still spot a 727 or a 737-200?
Replies: 47
Views: 4790

Re: Where in the world can you still spot a 727 or a 737-200?

Sierra Pacific in the US still flies at least one 737-200. It's been to MDT several times in the last few weeks.

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by BatonOps
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA had an Astounding 483 IDB's in 3 Months; WN 669!
Replies: 50
Views: 9083

Re: AA had an Astounding 483 IDB's in 3 Months; WN 669!

jumbojet wrote:

How do these two airlines allow that to happen? Disgraceful.



Someone is being a little overdramatic!! :)

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by BatonOps
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 57827

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

With BUF, SYR, and ALB now all either active or announced for F9, any chance we see ROC on the horizon for them? At this point, I don't see why not. NK probably won't do it. F9 has a good chance at ROC. I'd even throw it out there and say they could add ELM-MCO/DEN too. ELM-DEN...seriously? ELM-ORD...

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by BatonOps
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62241

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Just saw the emplanement numbers for FY17 versus FY16. Looking at ITH/ELM/BGM: ITH was +9.61% ELM was - 9.4% BGM was - 51.15% Great news for ITH as service continues to grow. AA this week announced Saturday only service to CLT beginning in December. BGM numbers aren’t surprising with AA and UA both ...

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by BatonOps
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13503

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

AA also added Saturday only service from ITH-CLT beginning 22 December. Route will be operated by Piedmont.

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by BatonOps
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces ITH-CLT
Replies: 13
Views: 2576

Re: AA announces ITH-CLT

JetBlueCLT wrote:
Nice little addition from CLT.


Agreed. Hopefully it goes daily in the future.

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by BatonOps
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 63783

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

Glad to see the ITH-CLT route added. Hopefully it is successful enough to go daily.

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by BatonOps
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces ITH-CLT
Replies: 13
Views: 2576

Re: AA announces ITH-CLT

As I recall ITH has been a really dead market with perhaps 20% of the local market using ITH, and 80% of the market driving to other airports. So to me it stands to reason that daily CLT flights should work. This is a similar situation to the COU market in Missouri. Used to be basically unserved, b...

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by BatonOps
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces ITH-CLT
Replies: 13
Views: 2576

Re: AA announces ITH-CLT

SyracuseAvGeek wrote:
Cool, what aircraft?


Good question. I guess we will have to wait till Saturday when the flight becomes bookable. I’m guessing and E-145 with Piedmont.

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by BatonOps
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces ITH-CLT
Replies: 13
Views: 2576

Re: AA announces ITH-CLT

727LOVER wrote:
Well....it's SOMETHING

AA left BGM & ELM, correct?


Correct. AA dropped ELM and BGM.

Great news for ITH!!

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by BatonOps
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Airways Express and MDT
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: Southern Airways Express and MDT

MO11 wrote:
The flights were discontinued.


Thanks! I’m surprised they lasted this long.

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by BatonOps
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Airways Express and MDT
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Southern Airways Express and MDT

Was surfing around the Southern Airways Express site and noticed that you can no longer book PIT-MDT or MDT-PIT. While the route map still shows Harrisburg there are no bookable flights. I checked flyhia.com and Southern no longer shows up as one of the airlines serving the airport. Anyone know what...

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by BatonOps
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) Awards
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) Awards

Does anyone know when they will announce the winning airports for the grants? There is nothing new on the DOT website.

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by BatonOps
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ITH Airport Redevelopment
Replies: 16
Views: 1120

Re: ITH Airport Redevelopment

Kno wrote:
Ithaca is a fantastic little city why not have a fantastic little airport


I agree 100%!

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by BatonOps
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ITH Airport Redevelopment
Replies: 16
Views: 1120

Re: ITH Airport Redevelopment

I liked flying non-rev into ITH when I was in college in the early 80s. Empire flew Metros to Utica, JFK, Islip and I think Syracuse. Don't remember if the F28s made it to Ithaca. Allegheny/USAir flew DC-9s during the same period Empire operated F28’s from ITH for several years. At one point they h...

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by BatonOps
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ITH Airport Redevelopment
Replies: 16
Views: 1120

Re: ITH Airport Redevelopment

doug_or wrote:
Is this a renovation/expansion of the current terminal, or a new building?

Are they suffering from any kind if capacity constraints now?

"As a result of the project, Hall said he expects airport revenue to go up. "

This isn't usually how it works...


Expansion of the existing terminal.

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by BatonOps
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ITH Airport Redevelopment
Replies: 16
Views: 1120

ITH Airport Redevelopment

https://ithacavoice.com/2018/06/tompkin ... velopment/
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Great article on the upcoming changes to ITH. The expanded terminal will be great!

https://ithacavoice.com/2018/06/tompkin ... velopment/

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by BatonOps
Fri May 04, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62241

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Big news out of Ithaca today: Governor Cuomo was in town to announce a $22 million expansion of the terminal at ITH. Press release from the Governor's office with full details of the project https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-22-million-project-transform-ithaca-tompkins-regio...

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by BatonOps
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62241

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Anyone know when DOT is going to announce awards for the Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP)?

ITH was looking for money to support ITH-ORD service.

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by BatonOps
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4
Replies: 20
Views: 2955

Re: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4

I found DEN RDU and MCO for each PWM SYR and MDT.... SYR gets ORD too MDT-RDU is definitely interesting, hope them the best! MCO and DEN did well before so I see those routes working well again. Glad to see SYR and PWM also! Guess ABE will not be back at this point. MDT-RDU is very interesting. Let...

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by BatonOps
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4
Replies: 20
Views: 2955

Re: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4

Frontier has MDT listed as a destination on their site... I just checked their website and see nothing on their route map and Harrisburg isn’t listed in their drop down menu. After trying to book a flight go to Edit Booking Search and MDT is an option. Harrisburg shows up on the Frontier app as a d...

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by BatonOps
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4
Replies: 20
Views: 2955

Re: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4

FLYKTPA wrote:
Frontier has MDT listed as a destination on their site...


I just checked their website and see nothing on their route map and Harrisburg isn’t listed in their drop down menu.

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by BatonOps
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4
Replies: 20
Views: 2955

MDT announcement at 1000 today...4/4

MDT has a post on their Facebook page that there will be an announcement at 1000 today...4/4. The announcement mentions more low fares and more non-stops.

Any guesses?

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by BatonOps
Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PDT DASH-8-300 Last Day 7-4-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 4779

Re: PDT DASH-8-300 LAST DAY 7-4-2018

I miss seeing the Dash 8’s at MDT.

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by BatonOps
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Small Community Air Svc Development Program
Replies: 61
Views: 6271

Re: 2017 Small Community Air Svc Development Program

When are the grants going to be awarded?

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by BatonOps
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Small Community Air Svc Development Program
Replies: 61
Views: 6271

Re: 2017 Small Community Air Svc Development Program

ITH and ROA are shoe ins both because what they're asking for is reasonable and because they're asking for less in SCASD funds than they already have in community funds and because they're proposing network service. Fingers crossed for ITH. They have been trying for a few years to secure ORD service.

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by BatonOps
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 90047

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Would like to see UA add ITH-ORD to complement the ITH-EWR route.

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by BatonOps
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential New AA routes from CLT
Replies: 104
Views: 9631

Re: Potential New AA routes from CLT

ITH-CLT would be a good add. It would be a nice alternative to always connecting in PHL.

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by BatonOps
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 21114

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

UA2527 was actually the first 777 to ever fly in/out of MDT. I’m pretty sure back in 2005 Orange Bowl there was a UA 772 in MDT at gate B5. Also there have been diversions. Over the years UA has diverted numerous 777's to MDT when the weather was bad at IAD. I remember having 3 777-200's on the car...

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by BatonOps
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL
Replies: 104
Views: 20242

Re: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL

I did a search on Google for the new ELM service and found nothing. I'm guessing it isn't "official" yet. ELM-EWR is loaded on united.com and at travelocity.com. I don't know how much more "official" it needs to be. What I meant was there was no official announcement from the ai...

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