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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 169565

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Testing of anti malaria drug in S Korea and China all prove it works ... Stanford University ... looks very promising ... https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/03/18/malarial-drug-chloroquine-effective-against-coronavirus/ Certantly worth repeating. :smile: I picked this up on Tucker Carlson's sh...

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 730
Views: 83573

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

NK is dropping IND-RSW/TPA for most of April-Early June, LAS/MCO are still scheduled as daily at the moment. UA IND-SFO dropped for April/May as well Airport cancelled its board meeting for Friday, Garage Parking now 80% empty, usually would be almost completely full during this time due to Spring ...

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 169565

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020 ... ronavirus/
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Testing of anti malaria drug in S Korea and China all prove it works ... Stanford University ... looks very promising ...

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020 ... ronavirus/

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 169565

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.connexionfrance.com/French- ... al-results
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initial test results of anti malaria drug in France looks to be very successful

https://www.connexionfrance.com/French- ... al-results

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 169565

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.fiercepharma.com/pharma/bay ... ght-report
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Bayer ramping up production of anti malaria drug .... looks like this may stomp it out

https://www.fiercepharma.com/pharma/bay ... ght-report

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 169565

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.businessinsider.com/malaria ... ent-2020-3
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ELON MUSK says anti malaria drug approved in 1949 kills the virus ...

https://www.businessinsider.com/malaria ... ent-2020-3

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?
Replies: 22
Views: 3509

Re: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?

Fischer never operated the Shorts 360 They operated De Havilland Doves and De Haviland Herons under Allegheny Commuter and then the CASA 212 and Dornier 228's https://www.airlinefan.com/airline-photos/Allegheny-Commuter-Airlines/De-Havilland/DH-104-Dove/N80014/2515395/ https://www.opshots.net/galler...

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?
Replies: 22
Views: 3509

Re: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?

A side hobby of mine is researching every single aircraft type and livery in the Delta Family (to include merged airlines like NWA and connection carriers.) I was also surprised to find out about NWA ATRs. Another pic, not sure about site rules about posting pics from other sites so I'll post the l...

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?
Replies: 22
Views: 3509

Re: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?

Prost wrote:
That C-212 is a funky bird!


Spanish military aircraft converted to an airliner.

22 passengers on a 1 x 2 seating arrangement, unpressurized, rather slow with a normal cruise of around 170-185 mph.

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 587
Views: 110721

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

https://www.alleghenyinstitute.org/us/staff/
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ConcourseZ wrote:
The Allegheny Institute's brain trust is three old white guys. They probably live in Cleveland.



All are from the Pittsburgh region ....

https://www.alleghenyinstitute.org/us/staff/

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 996
Views: 193090

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

very doubtful this goes anywhere now despite the talent they have assembled

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341449

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

32andBelow wrote:
Why are they moving all the planes to the desert. Can’t they literally just leave them at the gate at this point.


It's likely cheaper to fly them there ... airports charge to have the planes parked at the gates a lot of money

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341449

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

https://flightaware.com/live/airport/KMZJ/enroute


WOW ... that is a lot of metal going there ... WOW
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PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:
Delta widebody fleet en-route en-masse to MZJ today

https://flightaware.com/live/airport/KMZJ/enroute


WOW ... that is a lot of metal going there ... WOW

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 730
Views: 83573

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Another good question is which carrier outright own their planes with no leases or bank payments on them ... the one that does will be in the best position to rebound the fastest.

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 730
Views: 83573

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Here is what I have seen for DL, for the first 2 weeks of April in terms of change in daily flights: (original daily flights) IND-ATL -2 (10) IND-BOS -1 (4) IND-LGA -1 (5) IND-JFK -1 (3) IND-DTW -1 (7) IND-MSP -1 (5) IND-SLC down to 5x weekly (daily) IND-LAX down to 4x weekly (6x weekly) IND-RDU dr...

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 587
Views: 110721

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

Any thoughts on what some longer term impacts of the COVID disruptions on air travel will mean for PIT? I'm wondering some of the long/thin/less profitable routes are vulnerable to either temporary or permanent cuts. Like service to SFO/SEA/LHR/FRA/RUD/PHX. I also wonder about G4 and what they migh...

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by crjflyboy
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?
Replies: 22
Views: 3509

Re: Northwest Airlink ATR-42?

Simmons took over from another carrier Fischer Brothers Aviation ... they flew CASA 212'S and Dornier 228 series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CASA_C-212_Aviocar#/media/File:CASA_212_N160FB_Northwest_Airlink.jpg https://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=40765 Simmons ended it's r...

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by crjflyboy
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341449

Re: UK aviation needs £7.5 billion lifeline

I could see a government backed guaranteed loan to keep them afloat ... something has to happen

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by crjflyboy
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341449

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Flew from PBI earlier today to ATL ... 8 people on the 737 - 900 .. both facilities were empty ... we have entered the twilight zone .. hope I can get back Friday to PBI ... who knows ...

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341449

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

On a DL flight right now from PBI to ATL ... ONLY 8 PASSENGERS ON A 737 - 900 .... do not see how the airlines can survive much longer without federal help ... PBI was deader than Christmas day ... grim https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL2447/history/20200312/1851Z/KPBI/KATL They need to cut ca...

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 341449

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KPBI/KATL
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On a DL flight right now from PBI to ATL ... ONLY 8 PASSENGERS ON A 737 - 900 .... do not see how the airlines can survive much longer without federal help ... PBI was deader than Christmas day ... grim

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KPBI/KATL

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds that other countries will buy will buy Russian aircraft? (Il-96-400M, SJ100, CR929, etc.)
Replies: 42
Views: 6294

Re: Odds that other countries will buy will buy Russian aircraft? (Il-96-400M, SJ100, CR929, etc.)

without the support after the sale ... ZERO

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185355

Re: US cancels flight to Europe except UK for 30 days

I'm assuming this also covers corporate jet travel as well

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185355

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

I wonder if the covers corporate jet travel as well

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185355

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Screening being done in the UK for all trying to fly to the USA ?

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by crjflyboy
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5173

Re: Elite Airways continues to shrink

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/MNU ... /KAUS/KMKC
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one of their remaining birds just flew the Texas Basketball team to the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/MNU ... /KAUS/KMKC

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 50767

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

How about an ERJ with Contour, or a 328JET with Ultimate, Key Lime, or Advanced Air? How about Midwest Express raising capital to get their own planes If they choose not to game over. According to the most recent SEC filing, they have raised only 750,000 from the initial placement in May of 2019 .....

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 50767

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

usxguy wrote:
Do CRJs even have ovens?


no they don't have ovens ...no cookie for you

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel Fears
Replies: 11
Views: 888

Re: Travel Fears

bgm wrote:
CALMSP wrote:
you mean are you scared of catching the flu?


COVID-19 is NOT flu, stop spreading misinformation.


I'm afraid of my shadow and the color aqua ...

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185355

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

http://www.ci.mansfield.oh.us/index.php/lahm-airport
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rarely used air national guard bases could be used to park aircraft for a few weeks if needed to ...

http://www.ci.mansfield.oh.us/index.php/lahm-airport

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 185355

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Reporter on FOX news said she just flew from LGA to OHR for 38 dollars walk up fare ... 18 people were on the plane

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 62016

Re: Boeing in Crisis

USA will not allow BOEING to go BK

I would not bet the farm on a ALPHA post ..

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 232
Views: 20474

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

Again.....CMI is the same size as Lafayette+West Lafayette if not smaller. Not to mention Tippecanoe County is growing at 10-15%, the issue is that nearly everyone in the area is willing to drive to either IND or ORD/MDW for flights, and therefore airlines aren't going to add service unless they ge...

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 232
Views: 20474

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

Aircraft aren't the issue, it's the proximity to IND and even ORD, the Lafayette area is no different than some of the Illinois airports that have service. LAF catchment area is too small to support ERJ or CRJ service ... the population base is just not there. The loss of the EAS designation in 199...

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 232
Views: 20474

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

Mesaba did operate flights to DTW one time as well. https://www.flickr.com/photos/erussell1984/13759423865 Planes are just too big now to make service viable to LAF. Aircraft aren't the issue, it's the proximity to IND and even ORD, the Lafayette area is no different than some of the Illinois airpo...

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 50767

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/bu ... 004293002/
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The obsession with cookies is bordering on the absurd ...

https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/bu ... 004293002/

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 232
Views: 20474

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.flickr.com/photos/erussell1984/13759423865

Planes are just too big now to make service viable to LAF.
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Mesaba did operate flights to DTW one time as well.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/erussell1984/13759423865

Planes are just too big now to make service viable to LAF.

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by crjflyboy
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 50767

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

according to most recent SEC information ... MIDWEST has still not raised any additional capital beyond the original 750,000 dollars in May of 2019 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1741839/000089271219000231/0000892712-19-000231-index.htm They might be able to make ago to GRR with 19 seat pro...

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 730
Views: 83573

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Re: Contour One thing that bodes well for them is that they do have an airport management which would probably work with them if they wanted to push back the start date. If they don't come in in June I wouldn't be surprised to see a September start. Then again, this is just me yappin out loud with ...

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5173

Re: Elite Airways continues to shrink

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1430171


Midwest is suing them ...

https://biztimes.com/midwest-express-sa ... it-150000/
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debonair wrote:
Midwest Express is ending partnership with ELITE AIRWAYS... :tombstone:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1430171


Midwest is suing them ...

https://biztimes.com/midwest-express-sa ... it-150000/

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 730
Views: 83573

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

If this thing continues past Easter, I'd say no. Will Contour actually start serving the announced routes out of IND given the current free fall in airlines ? Since a lot of the IND flying for them is "utilization flying," for example running TUP-BNA-IND-BNA-TUP, I think the worst case sc...

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5173

Re: Elite Airways continues to shrink

They always had a strange business model in terms of scheduled flights. They cut everything here at MLB, and now just use it to store their planes and do maintenance. I remember when they had their MLB-BIM flight, they would sometimes have 1 or 2 people per flight. Not even kidding. They did run a ...

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5173

Elite Airways continues to shrink

Elite Airways continues to shrink, now down to serving just 4 communities ....

SRQ ... VRB ... EWR and PWM

I do not believe they will last another 60 days.

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 50767

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

https://biztimes.com/midwest-express-sa ... it-150000/
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Midwest Express now suing Elite

https://biztimes.com/midwest-express-sa ... it-150000/

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use it or lose it?
Replies: 35
Views: 7413

Re: Use it or lose it?

LHR should do it regardless ...this is an emergency situation and for the EU dragging their feet is unacceptable

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use it or lose it?
Replies: 35
Views: 7413

Re: Use it or lose it?

https://www.9news.com.au/national/empty ... 20b1308a53
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LHR must allow flexibility in this current crisis ... forcing airlines to fly ghosts flights or lose your slots is crazy ...

https://www.9news.com.au/national/empty ... 20b1308a53

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 50767

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

Yuck a CR2? Should’ve gone for an E170/175. Product is usually much better. Per article, Elite Airways will own the planes, but the interior and soft product will be owned by Midwest. https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/Elite-Airways-to-fly-Midwest-Express-planes A bit underwhelmi...

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by crjflyboy
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 730
Views: 83573

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2020

Will Contour actually start serving the announced routes out of IND given the current free fall in airlines ?

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by crjflyboy
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DAL or MDW
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Re: DAL or MDW

txjim wrote:
DAL has a Whataburger. Perfection on a bun, nothing more need be said.


I wish they were in S Florida ... have to settle for Hardees ..

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by crjflyboy
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 587
Views: 110721

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

ZERO PLANS to builds to a new terminal in your 5 year old forecast ... just expansion of existing facilities It's the current master plan, they just completed a new terminal prior to that, and yes, expansion of existing facilities. $6 billion worth of projects over 20 years. If they had the space P...

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