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by tys777
Thu Jan 06, 2022 2:05 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 245
Views: 90648

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Is there any way to ignore/block certain threads ? I don't mean as not liking them but rather threads that I have to look/scroll over to get to the threads I want to view. There are many threads that I won't ever be interested in but due to activity, they keep popping up in the first page and I hav...

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by tys777
Fri Dec 31, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Post deletion, reasons why?
Replies: 13
Views: 1113

Re: Post deletion, reasons why?

How do you contact moderators to inquire why a post was deleted now? On the same email address that you have contacted us on before regarding similar enquiries This is what happens: Your email to group [email protected].net was rejected due to spam classification. The owner of the group can choo...

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by tys777
Fri Dec 31, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: What happened to Dec 31?
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: What happened to Dec 31?

I'm locking this. The reality is that we are a worldwide forum with members in every timezone across the globe. The fact that a moderator in a certain location took the initiative to update the yearly/monthly threads is something that I appreciate so that the workload is lowered for the other member...

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by tys777
Wed Dec 29, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

I'm guessing this is another Michigan charter to the Orange Bowl Interesting carrier out of YIP -- Hillwood Airways, Ross Perot Jr.'s company https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HWA4363/history/20211229/1454Z/KYIP/KMIA EDIT: Also iAero on the same route earlier today https://flightaware.com/live/fl...

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by tys777
Sat Dec 11, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP
Replies: 53
Views: 7402

Re: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP

Many inbound flights, including international are being diverted to Duluth. Should be a fun time there tomorrow getting the planes out. Good opportunity for any DLH plane spotters. Most are getting out tonight. Looks like maybe two spending the night in DLH, not sure on the B6 inbound. They need an...

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by tys777
Sat Dec 11, 2021 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP
Replies: 53
Views: 7402

Re: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP

Many inbound flights, including international are being diverted to Duluth. Should be a fun time there tomorrow getting the planes out. Good opportunity for any DLH plane spotters. Most are getting out tonight. Looks like maybe two spending the night in DLH, not sure on the B6 inbound. They need an...

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by tys777
Fri Dec 10, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP
Replies: 53
Views: 7402

Re: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP

Not too many delays yet, but 85 cancellations so far today according to Flightaware which is definitely not a normal day for MSP. The airlines could certainly be overly cautious here (as noted above, the first events of the year can often be challenging), but taking advantage of weather waivers to ...

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by tys777
Fri Dec 10, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP
Replies: 53
Views: 7402

Re: DL and the Winter Storm Watches in SLC and MSP

The National Weather Service has upgraded the winter storm watch for the county containing MSP airport to a winter storm warning. Snow will start Friday afternoon and end around noon on Saturday. The storm total for MSP airport should be between 4 and 8 inches (10 to 20 cm). For the extensive snow ...

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by tys777
Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 255
Views: 29352

Re: Website is over-moderated

New user post disapprovals sometimes come from bots or spammers, which is why we now require five posts to clear our approval process before they're cleared to post. Many disapprovals are from genuine new users though. We simply hold their posts to a higher level of scrutiny in an attempt to set th...

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by tys777
Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 255
Views: 29352

Re: Website is over-moderated

The post that you quoted was deleted. And as a result, your post was as well. Thank you for the response! But the post I quoted (flyinryan99) is still active. It's concerning, because he's making assertions ('local traffic exceeded expectations') without providing any support -- and the hard data s...

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by tys777
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 255
Views: 29352

Re: Website is over-moderated

There's an active thread discussing AA's mass route cancellations, one of them being TOL-CLT. Can I get an explanation as to why my postings were deleted? A poster falsely claimed that the route's local traffic exceeded expectations, and that it was COVID / AA's decision to put a 50-seater and matc...

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by tys777
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why not get rid of the mega threads?
Replies: 14
Views: 1433

Re: Why not get rid of the mega threads?

I find the whole concept not very efficient to read and I spend way to much time scrolling to find the discussion I am interested in. But, it appears that’s a minority opinion. We actually started very few of these threads. Nearly all of them were originally created by members wanting these discuss...

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by tys777
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 638
Views: 91278

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021

An HNL direct flight doesn’t make sense for at least 3-4 years IMO. You may be correct as I would think that BNA would see more Caribbean flights before Hawaiian flights. I think you’ll see WN add some Caribbean destinations once the new IAB opens. Agreed. If you look at airports that have multiple...

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by tys777
Sun Nov 07, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 173
Views: 22056

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2021

I think Allegiant's success in GRR and FNT has a lot to do with this, A short drive from AZO and LAN a good fare and a nonstop flight on a big plane to where they want to go has kind of hurt LAN and AZO. The thing that I don't get is LAN being a huge college town why Allegiant's service didn't catc...

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by tys777
Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 173
Views: 22056

Re: The Rest of Michigan Aviation Thread - 2021

United has announced the intentions to end service to both Kalamazoo and Lansing on Jan.3. That sucks, they just began AZO back in 2016, and restated post pandemic in June. The flight usually went out at least 80% full twice a day. With that gone I wonder which airline will fill in with service at ...

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by tys777
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA134 LAX-LHR diverting to Denver?
Replies: 7
Views: 2893

Re: AA134 LAX-LHR diverting to Denver?

Scheduled for only about a hour on the ground. Likely a medical diversion.

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by tys777
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to require COVID vaccine for all employees
Replies: 97
Views: 9409

Re: Boeing to require COVID vaccine for all employees

Due to an inability to stay on topic, this thread is now locked.

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by tys777
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 255
Views: 29352

Re: Website is over-moderated

jbpdx wrote:
What’s happened to signatures?


Due to numerous issues, they have been disabled.

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by tys777
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HWA ... /KYIP/KDLH
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A little college hockey action.

Hillwood 737 bringing Michigan to Duluth for the ice breaker tournament.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HWA ... /KYIP/KDLH

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by tys777
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 1318
Views: 189593

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

Guys, don't argue with the Mods. It's a no-win situation. Especially the one in question, who is generally pretty-tolerant of us, and participates here as well. Just include an aviation-related observation in your posts, and we'll stay on the good side of the Mods. I doubt they often get complaints...

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by tys777
Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 64
Views: 3520

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

Oh yes it is, as a native Detroiter I am here to tell you! And it is way better than NY or Chicago style. The nonsense from Pizza Hut is unauthentic (full disclosure: I've never actually tried it, but I'm being a curmudgeon and that's my gosh darn right! :old:). A Detroit-style pizza is typified by...

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by tys777
Thu Oct 07, 2021 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 64
Views: 3520

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

The Wall Street Journal had an article this year about the origins of Detroit style pizza, and how it is becoming as accepted as New York's and Chicago's styles. https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-america-ready-for-detroit-style-pizza-some-people-dont-know-what-it-is-11611853467 Although Buddy's is co...

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by tys777
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?
Replies: 4
Views: 973

Re: Why was Star Wars Canyon topic locked?

Sure, I didn't lock it but thread bumps of threads dormant over 6 months are not allowed without prior approval. When alerted/ discovered, we delete the post and lock the thread.

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by tys777
Sat Oct 02, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 35226

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Only warning. Keep the thread on topic. Posting off topic, political, or other rule violations will result in immediate deletion and possible suspension.

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by tys777
Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

jetskipper wrote:
I don’t see any charter for University of Cincinnati to South Bend for the Notre Dame
game. That is almost a 5 hour drive. Seems a bit far.


6 hours give or take is typically the limit for the big schools, a little bit further for the smaller ones.

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by tys777
Fri Oct 01, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Topic
Replies: 20
Views: 2056

Re: Deleted Topic

I guess the old A-Net is truly gone and this has now become a touchy-feely zone. I’m glad I’ve curtailed my visits to non-av. It’s not the place it used to be. I would have to agree. I have had posts deleted without any explanation. They have not contained unacceptable words, or even words with ast...

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by tys777
Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier
Replies: 272
Views: 51583

Re: ExpressJet/aha! Announces RNO, ONT, BFL, MFR, EUG, PSC, RDM, ACV, FAT

https://www.flyaha.com/
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dfw88 wrote:
The Twitter feed shows what looks like a screenshot of pricing from their website, but I can't find such a site online anywhere. Does anyone have the link? Or is that perhaps a mock-up of some sort?


Here is the website.

https://www.flyaha.com/

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by tys777
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

Carolina Panthers DAL8860, B763 New Orleans Saints UAL2541, B772 Arizona Cardinals GTI8058, B744 New York Jets UAL2534, B772 Miami Dolphins GTI8046, B744 Seattle Seahawks DAL8868, B763 Washington Football Team UAL2533, B772 Chicago Bears UAL2539, B753 Baltimore Ravens GTI8054, B744 Indianapolis Col...

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by tys777
Sun Sep 26, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian 460 diversion into MDY (Sand Island, Midway Atoll)
Replies: 77
Views: 17974

Re: Hawaiian 460 diversion into MDY (Sand Island, Midway Atoll)

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HAL ... /PMDY/PHNL
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Looks to be on the move.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/HAL ... /PMDY/PHNL

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by tys777
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL making media noise about purchasing 737MAX, again.
Replies: 110
Views: 18133

Re: DL making media noise about purchasing 737MAX, again.

Douglas7Seas wrote:
I'd like to see Delta slowly weed out the foreign aircraft in its fleet and replace them with North American equipment.


So, are you ok with Mobile assembled Airbus?

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by tys777
Wed Sep 22, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 638
Views: 91278

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021

Eww... Hate that those will be numbered as C concourse. It’s just dumb as far as I am concerned. Why re number the current C concourse when you can just call the satellite gates Concourse E? The airport board here always has to make things harder than it has to be. I'll take the other side on this ...

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by tys777
Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: U.S. to lift restriction on intl arrivals in Nov
Replies: 30
Views: 2277

Re: U.S. to lift restriction on intl arrivals in Nov

Proactive reminder to keep politics out of this thread. There is a thread in non aviation if you want to go discuss the politics of vaccines etc...

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by tys777
Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA B739 tail tip incident
Replies: 113
Views: 24063

Re: UA B739 tail tip incident

I have worked a few charters and a lot of times, there is not a lot of stuff that is carried, because most of the equipment is trucked ahead. The NFL players and staff have their own carryons, and the equipment that is to be loaded / unloaded can fit into a small truck, believe it or not. For MLB, ...

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by tys777
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Everts Air Cargo "fighter jet" MD-80 takeoff
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Re: Everts Air Cargo "fighter jet" MD-80 takeoff

Already shared/discussed elsewhere multiple times over.

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by tys777
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 373
Views: 49492

Re: Orlando Sanford International Airport?

That is because Brightline is going to have a non-stop train from MCO to Disney. No. Brightline to Disney is years away. They haven't even decided a route yet. DME ends in January. I wonder if anything will replace DME in the interim? Mears will be operating their own shuttle service utilizing like...

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by tys777
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

UTEP will be on Allegiant later today up to BOI to face Boise State. Aircraft ferrying in from Mesa now, not sure what the flight number will be. --------------------------------------------- Has the pandemic meant that the appetite for taking a bus has increased, especially among smaller schools? ...

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by tys777
Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 191623

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

https://fr24.com/KGB4947/29182563
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Looks like whatever this is just entered Afghan airspace.

KGB4947 from Abu Dhabi https://fr24.com/KGB4947/29182563

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by tys777
Fri Sep 10, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA ... /KBFI/KYIP
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Washington flew BFI-YIP this morning for their game at Michigan.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA ... /KBFI/KYIP

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by tys777
Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Universal Healthcare
Replies: 92
Views: 5233

Re: Universal Healthcare

Medicare contracts with private companies, true, but it keeps payouts to medical providers at a very high percentage compared to private companies. This is generally acknowledged by all. Here is a link checking Sanders claims. Finding actual costs in huge systems like Medicare, private insurance, B...

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by tys777
Thu Sep 09, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Universal Healthcare
Replies: 92
Views: 5233

Re: Universal Healthcare

So how will the democrats pull this off at the Federal level, expand Medicare and Medicaid or create a new federal agency? Medicare or Medicaid program would provide the venue to for core care and my preference is to go with Medicaid because it involves no premiums. Let Medicare stay the "prem...

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by tys777
Sat Sep 04, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KORD/KLAN
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Michigan States flight home later tonight.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KORD/KLAN

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by tys777
Fri Sep 03, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

Yeah, it was somewhat of a surprise to me. The football team ended up leaving out of HOU on that same flight number, but there were quite a few charters out of BTR for personnel Some are fan charters as well. LSU sold close to 20,000 tickets to the game. https://www.latimes.com/sports/ucla/story/20...

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by tys777
Fri Sep 03, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KTOL/KTYS


And the return back to TOL

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KTYS/KTOL
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tys777 wrote:
Bowling Green flying to Knoxville to face Tennessee tomorrow.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KTOL/KTYS


And the return back to TOL

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KTYS/KTOL

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by tys777
Fri Sep 03, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

LSU is on a Delta 757-200 later today over to LAX to face off with UCLA at the Rose Bowl. There are also two flights routed BTR-BUR on WN and WQ, presumably carrying LSU personnel as well: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8902/history/20210902/2130Z/KBTR/KLAX Surprised that there were still f...

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by tys777
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NCAA Football Thread
Replies: 273
Views: 32351

Re: 2021 NCAA Football Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KTOL/KTYS
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Bowling Green flying to Knoxville to face Tennessee tomorrow.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX ... /KTOL/KTYS

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by tys777
Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 191623

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Please keep this thread on topic. It is about evacuation flight. If you want to discuss anything else, there is a non aviation thread for it.

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by tys777
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 191623

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Currently watching a Sun Country B737, call sign CMB539 from Athens on final into Al Udeid. Interesting to see that there. They've done international dod flights before and briefly served London commercially, it's definitely unusual, but not shocking. Looks like it's all hands on deck at this point.

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