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by tys777
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Convair CV-440 Freighter Crash at TOL
Replies: 61
Views: 12568

Convair CV-440 Freighter Crash at TOL

There are reports of a cargo plane crash a little while ago at KTOL. https://www.13abc.com/content/news/Cargo-plane-crashes-near-Toledo-Express-Airport-560011491.html Looks like it could be this 727. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/IJW209/history/20190911/0300Z/KAFW/KTOL If so, that is interjet ...

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by tys777
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 14301

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

*UA CHA-IAD DEC 1.6>0.2[1.6] JAN 1.8>0[1.7] FEB 2>0[1.9] MAR 2>0[2] APR 2>0[2] MAY 2>0[2] JUN 2>0[2] UA CHA-ORD DEC 3>4[3] JAN 3>4[3] FEB 2>3[3] MAR 3>4[3] APR 3>4[3] MAY 3>4[1.9] JUN 3>4[1.9] *UA DAY-EWR APR 1.0>0[1.0] MAY 1.0>0[1.0] JUN 1.0>0[1.0] UA DAY-IAD APR 2>3[2.0] MAY 2>3[2] JUN 2>3[1.9] *...

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by tys777
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 75
Views: 4733

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Speaking of manipulating the system, I have just noticed that the top photo of the last 30 days is a relatively mundane subject shot in very mediocre light — absolutely nothing special about it at all — however what strikes me as fishy is that it has more than double the number of views of the next...

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by tys777
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW/ORD
Replies: 125
Views: 16544

Re: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW

I have spot-checked a few of these and they do not appear on AS.com They have not added enough to balance these cuts **AS ABQ-SAN NOV 1.0>0.1[1.0] DEC 1.0>0[1.0] JAN 0.8>0[0.6] FEB 0.9>0[0.8] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] APR 1.0>0[1.0] MAY 1.0>0[1.0] JUN 1.0>0[1.0] AS BOI-SAN MAR 1.0>1.4[1.0] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY ...

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by tys777
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 33788

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

I would expect at some point soon to see G4 announce service to XWA most likely to IWA. Seems like a natural extension to their service in the dakotas. For reference, XWA is the new Williston airport opening in a few months. The old ISN couldn't handle more than a CRJ and even then those needed waiv...

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by tys777
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Salt Lake City Aviation Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 1297

Re: Salt Lake City Aviation Thread

DLASFlyer wrote:
My wish list:
SLC-YEG
SLC-YUL
SLC-YLW
SLC-KOA
SLC-FAR
SLC-DRO
SLC-BDL
SLC-ALB

Saw DL is about to go 4x daily mainline SLC-JAC for the first time in a long time.


It's been tried before, but I think the timing is right for SLC-BIS to be tried again.

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by tys777
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Error, or is Sun Country beginning ATL-MSP/TPA?
Replies: 6
Views: 1292

Re: Error, or is Sun Country beginning ATL-MSP/TPA?

I'd be happy for ATL. Between BNA - MSP and then ATL, it would give me more options getting back to TN even if I am DL loyal. However, I have a hard time seeing ATL working out unless it's just a way to get an aircraft there for other routes. The route is already served by NK and DL. WN couldn't mak...

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by tys777
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 125
Views: 10441

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

In twitter someone said they got an email from Grand Rapids airport staying that a new airline will be announcing service to GRR and that they’ll bring in one of their aircraft to do it. Any thoughts? https://twitter.com/traffictom8/status/1166290484597350402?s=21 If true, I'd go with Sun Country. ...

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by tys777
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major security delays at MSP
Replies: 19
Views: 3749

Re: Major security delays at MSP

An editorial in the Minneapolis Star Tribune urged the TSA to add more staffing at MSP. http://www.startribune.com/tsa-must-respond-to-airport-security-chaos/558041772/ It's particularly frustrating that the check point in the Concourse C - Concourse G skybridge is closed. I normally take light rai...

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by tys777
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major security delays at MSP
Replies: 19
Views: 3749

Re: Major security delays at MSP

An editorial in the Minneapolis Star Tribune urged the TSA to add more staffing at MSP. http://www.startribune.com/tsa-must-respond-to-airport-security-chaos/558041772/ It's particularly frustrating that the check point in the Concourse C - Concourse G skybridge is closed. I normally take light rai...

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by tys777
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 672
Views: 98654

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Surprised this hasn't been talked about on here. Mayor is pushing for the airport in Toledo to be renamed for Gene Kranz. I'm all for it as long as we drop "Express" from the name. https://www.toledoblade.com/local/transportation/2019/08/21/plan-to-rename-airport-after-local-nasa-icon-gen...

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by tys777
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major security delays at MSP
Replies: 19
Views: 3749

Re: Major security delays at MSP

Well then, this is going to go horribly. Last time that I flew out of MSP, it was nice to have security right next to the sky priority counter. Having to walk all the way to the other end is going to be annoying, especially if I then have to endure a long wait. One of the things I always enjoyed abo...

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by tys777
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread
Replies: 291
Views: 42667

Re: Soccer Charters World Cup, Champions, Europa League, etc. Discussion Thread

Please keep discussion to the topic on hand, not about the thread title.

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by tys777
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport concessions being moved airside
Replies: 24
Views: 2733

Re: Airport concessions being moved airside

If I were airport designers, I would design the restaurant where both airside and landside customers can access. Like putting the restaurant on the border and have two counters serving. I've seen this at some smaller airports such as DLH. I know in that case you order via a phone when landside, and...

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by tys777
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Aviation Thread 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 358

Re: China Aviation Thread 2019

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There is already a China aviation thread started before yours. Please post there.

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by tys777
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 33788

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

With the addition of the 8 new routes announced today I was thinking of what more Allegiant could do on Florida's west coast. They have the west coast pretty well covered. That was until I realized Naples still has an airport. Allegiant is using PGD to the north to avoid RSW but what about Naples t...

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by tys777
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 33788

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

Nice to see a couple of more adds for TYS. Nice little spoke for G4.

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by tys777
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 9497

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

If people can't remain civil, we will need to close this thread down permanently.

No personal attacks, no swearing. Refer to the guidelines please.

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by tys777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

Duluth, Minnesota Desires $771,500 grand fund to offer revenue guarantee and marketing support on new service to Denver operated by Skywest under UA code. This is the one I've been waiting to see posted. I live in DLH now and the airport has been working on this for years. Is it needed? I dont know...

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by tys777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

Melbourne makes sense. They have been trying to reestablish Services for years, and is successful in season, but loses to MCO and SFB badly in the off- season. NYC-MLB could be a very good market if allowed time to work. LCC makes more sense than B6 mainline to JFK from DAB did. Looks like they are...

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by tys777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

Wonder who wants to set up shop at Millington? Well, this gives a pretty good idea. Seeking service to CVG and IND Our service product will be simple and low cost, despite the well-known cost challenges associated with independent regional carrier service on 30 seat platforms.  Part 135 Public Cha...

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by tys777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

Wonder who wants to set up shop at Millington? Well, this gives a pretty good idea. Seeking service to CVG and IND Our service product will be simple and low cost, despite the well-known cost challenges associated with independent regional carrier service on 30 seat platforms.  Part 135 Public Cha...

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by tys777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

Thank you LAXIntl for your work on this annual thread. Always interesting to see some of these ideas. Seems United is very busy this year supporting the applicants with the proposed service. Agreed on both counts. Skywest is very heavy in throwing around their support. Can't blame them, guaranteed ...

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by tys777
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 6010

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

Wonder who wants to set up shop at Millington?

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by tys777
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?
Replies: 13
Views: 2547

Re: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?

Please keep the discussion on topic and refrain from personal attacks.

Also, remember that we are a global forum and that not everyone speaks English as a first language.

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by tys777
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX - the Way of Return to the Skies
Replies: 4
Views: 950

Re: Boeing 737 MAX - the Way of Return to the Skies

Already have various Max related threads.

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by tys777
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 277
Views: 32518

Re: Irish 7/19

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Please continue discussion in new thread.

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by tys777
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 222
Views: 29598

Irish 8/19

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Please continue your discussion and to post your updates here.

Link to previous thread:

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by tys777
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 135
Views: 16253

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

A reminder to remain on topic and please refrain from political attacks.

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by tys777
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6139

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

Way overdue in posting 2018 results at Wisconsin airports, but here they are. Milwaukee 7,096,714 +2.8% Madison 2,109,927 +11.0% Appleton 694,360 +23.5% Green Bay 634,277 +11.7% Wausau/Central Wisconsin 247,598 +6.4% LaCrosse 197,069 +10.1% Rhinelander 48,030 +3.5% Eau Claire 47,095 +1.3% Milwaukee...

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by tys777
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6139

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

Yearly Menards trip? Worked in managerment for them in a previous life. They bring all their store management staff in yearly for 2-day seminars. Most get driven in, but if you work in one of the far reaching stores, you get a jet ride in. One year my flight home was EAU-Watertown-Aberdeen-Bismarck.

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by tys777
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 6139

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

Way overdue in posting 2018 results at Wisconsin airports, but here they are. Milwaukee 7,096,714 +2.8% Madison 2,109,927 +11.0% Appleton 694,360 +23.5% Green Bay 634,277 +11.7% Wausau/Central Wisconsin 247,598 +6.4% LaCrosse 197,069 +10.1% Rhinelander 48,030 +3.5% Eau Claire 47,095 +1.3% Milwaukee...

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by tys777
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 33788

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

A good quarter for aircraft utilization: Allegiant Travel Company reported (24-Jul-2019) its 66th consecutive profitable quarter in 2Q2019, releasing the following operational highlights: Departures up 13.8% year-on-year, despite seven fewer aircraft in service on average; Average number of aircraf...

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by tys777
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1111
Views: 118737

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

That would be a glitch. UA295 SFO to EWR is a 787-10. Flightaware/flightrader routinely mess up continuation flights like that. I believe the EWR to BNA leg of UA295 is a 737-9

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by tys777
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen
Replies: 16
Views: 2607

Re: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen

Honestly, I'm impressed that they have good enough control of their toes/feet to operate the screen. I'd probably use too much pressure essentially kicking the head of the person in front of me.

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by tys777
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA diversion to Yuma
Replies: 27
Views: 4534

Re: AA diversion to Yuma

https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0381849/
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AZa346 wrote:
commpilot wrote:
It is a shame the rescue plane pushed PHX at 15:25 and not 15:10.


Could someone explain it? I don't get it
Thanks


Pop culture reference to a movie "3:10 to Yuma"

https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0381849/

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by tys777
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces DLH-ORD
Replies: 48
Views: 9146

Re: AA announces DLH-ORD

DFWandOMA wrote:
Any word on how these flights have been performing? Service started about 5 weeks ago.


I've heard that they are going out fairly full, but that doesn't give yields.

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by tys777
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?
Replies: 46
Views: 8384

Re: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?

Looks like they cut a bunch of seasonal stuff. It'll be interesting if they steal the dartboard from F9.

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by tys777
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 21887

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I have compiled updated numbers for MSP's international traffic in 2018... Rank/Airport/Passengers in 2018/Comments 1 Amsterdam, Netherlands 533,796 Up by about 10,000, good to see! 2 Cancún, Mexico 288,280 Down by more than 12,000, probably due to SY focusing on other markets more 3 Toronto–Pearso...

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by tys777
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5862

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

Nicely done UA! These routes usually command a nice premium. I'm surprised they're not adding OKC-LAX for Oklahoma @ UCLA, though. Not a lot of excitement among Sooner fans for the trip to LA. After playing in the Rose Bowl a couple years ago that kind of deflated playing against UCLA there. And th...

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by tys777
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5862

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

I noticed they loaded a one off flight from IAH to MSN on August 29. However, the Wisconsin plays away on the 30th. What would be the reasoning? EPIC probably has something going on. It drives a lot of one-off traffic to MSN throughout the year. Edit: Found it, EIPC has their annual user group meet...

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by tys777
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1111
Views: 118737

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

NK to BWI, FLL, MCO, MSY, TPA, and LAS.

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by tys777
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1111
Views: 118737

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Fargo wrote:
It’s about time NK got here, where will they fly to?


BWI starting 10/10, still checking others. MCO and FLL as well.

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by tys777
Fri May 10, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 787 at MSP?
Replies: 4
Views: 1234

Re: AF 787 at MSP?

Reddevil556 wrote:
Watched an AF 787 land at MSP today, when did they switch from the 330s? If I am not mistaken this route is the first 787 for MSP right?


KL has previously served AMS-MSP with a 787.

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by tys777
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LaGuardia Overnight Parking
Replies: 14
Views: 3719

Re: LaGuardia Overnight Parking

You see this at a decent amount of hub airports as well. For instance in MSP you'll find AA and UA planes scattered around the DL gates on C/D/F for Ron's.

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by tys777
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant to build new terminal at VPS
Replies: 34
Views: 4516

Re: Allegiant to build new terminal at VPS

I'm also curious on the design. Will it be bare bones ULCC? Something a little nice? Will this give them exclusivity at the airport preventing anyone that may want to start service from doing so?

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by tys777
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 21887

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

usflyer msp wrote:
Lots of ORD diversions today. AI, NH, and MU 77W's on the ground plus a UA 753.


AA also had a CUN flight clear customs at Humphry and has multiple flights spending the night because crews timed out.

Also, that AI flight was crazy delayed. Stopped in route at VIE first.

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by tys777
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When are we going to have a Virtual Pilot?
Replies: 31
Views: 2010

Re: When are we going to have a Virtual Pilot?

Technically, it´s possible as of today. Nevertheless, nobody would like to fly or feel safe onboard. They are essential because machines can fail. Do you remember: Air Transat Flight 236, Air Canada Flight 143 better known as Gimli Glider and US Airways Flight 1549?. Human touch (Pilots) marked the...

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