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by Maverick623
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

BA744PHX wrote:
AA will operate the B789 on PHX-HNL-PHX from 11/19/20-03/27/21, I wasnt able to find if this was coming from ORD or CLT. Generally it originated in CLT as A333


Likely ORD. CLT is scheduled to be a 777 base. The only 787 bases are ORD, DFW, and LAX.

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by Maverick623
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways flight 1549
Replies: 33
Views: 6963

Re: Us Air flight 1549

The movie was very accurate, at least as far as flight-technical issues As far as I remember this movie, and being an ex Airbus cabin crew myself, the handling of the slides and rafts were incorrect. In the behind-the-scenes, Hanks and/or Eckhart said that they actually weren't told how to detach t...

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by Maverick623
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

How did day 1 of mandatory masks go at the airport? Do you have to take them off at TSA checkpoints to verify identity or did they stop that as well? I was supposed to be flying out and had my mask ready however the trip was cancelled yesterday afternoon. Still have to take them off for TSA. There ...

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by Maverick623
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

AA has a lot of cancellations tomorrow morning already. AA 698 to DFW AA 567 to CLT AA 2105 to SJC AA 445 to LAX AA 486 to SNA AA 438 to SAN AA 1880 to SFO AA 823 to ELP AA 286 to ABQ AA 524 to ONT AA 652 to SMF Those are part of the reduction of flying in the coming week. Shouldn't see anymore pla...

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by Maverick623
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

AA has a lot of cancellations tomorrow morning already. AA 698 to DFW AA 567 to CLT AA 2105 to SJC AA 445 to LAX AA 486 to SNA AA 438 to SAN AA 1880 to SFO AA 823 to ELP AA 286 to ABQ AA 524 to ONT AA 652 to SMF Those are part of the reduction of flying in the coming week. Shouldn't see anymore pla...

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by Maverick623
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA reached Tentative Agreement with TWU-IAM
Replies: 43
Views: 8155

Re: AA reached Tentative Agreement with TWU-IAM

From the TWU-IAM announcement PDF: Secured express bag transfers from mainline in the following locations: PHL, CLT, PHX, DCA, LGA and LAX; Am I missing something here? What was it they didn't have? It's not currently protected work (phrased as "when and where so directed"). All in all it...

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by Maverick623
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

This is on routesonline this morning...another AA widebody (short-term though)! https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/289202/american-adds-a330-300-philadelphia-phoenix-service-in-1q20/ I wonder how long ago this was loaded. If recent, I wonder if this is due to planes being pulled from...

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by Maverick623
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

Signs posted today, Air Canada moving to T3 on Feb 6th. AA rejoices.

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by Maverick623
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 51956

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

https://facebook.com/events/s/farewell- ... 959/?ti=as

Heard from an Alaska employee that they're moving to T3N on the 3rd.
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There will be an open house for T2 on February 4th from 4pm-8:30pm.

https://facebook.com/events/s/farewell- ... 959/?ti=as

Heard from an Alaska employee that they're moving to T3N on the 3rd.

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by Maverick623
Sat Dec 14, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 125158

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

wn676 wrote:

For those interested, UA has a B764 parked on the T3N ramp until Sunday. It also was utilized for test fits this evening.


I saw it land yesterday. Had a glow worm (new guy) on my crew, his jaw about hit the floor lol. I assume it brought the Browns into town?

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by Maverick623
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rising waters - A wall around SFO
Replies: 43
Views: 9041

Re: Rising waters - A wall around SFO

Interestingly, PHX of all places had issues with flooding up until the late 80s. The airport is right on the north bank of the Salt River, which in that area was more of a braided stream. During heavy rains and floods, the south (current center) runway was overrun for the first 1500 feet or so. This...

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by Maverick623
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could EL TORO airport be a SNA alternative??
Replies: 9
Views: 1529

Re: Could EL TORO airport be a SNA alternative??

No, the runways have been torn up and homes built on the tarmac space. Seriously, look at Google Maps.

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by Maverick623
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a pilot fly another airline's aircraft in an emergency?
Replies: 94
Views: 19507

Re: Can a pilot fly another airline's aircraft in an emergency?

In short, yes, they would almost certainly be invited up front (if they weren't there already) to help. How much they would do would depend largely on the judgement of both the PIC and the pilot hitching a ride. Using the radio and speed callouts would be almost a certainty.

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by Maverick623
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada flying with the B737MAX8 again
Replies: 41
Views: 13070

Re: Air Canada flying with the B737MAX8 again

zkojq wrote:
xxcr wrote:
It's most likely for flight testing. UA just moved all their MAX9's from LAX,and DAL to AZ for storage


Which airport(s) in Arizona, if you don't mind me asking?


GYR

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by Maverick623
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 35411

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Ah, the good ol' "you ain't union, you ain't protected"... You do understand that companies cannot fire someone just willy-nilly? You still need an "official" reason to let someone go. Patently false in the US, unless you live in Montana (the only state that is not "at-will...

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by Maverick623
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 125158

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

El Paso and ABQ should have long enough runways, and would have the similar issue around parking as it seems PHX did. Anyways, pretty cool to see the pictures. I highly doubt either of those airports are qualified to handle an A380 diversion. A diversion of an aircraft that size requires more than ...

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by Maverick623
Sat May 04, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 125158

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Nice sub today. American operated a 77W in place of a 757 this morning for flight #812 from DFW at B25..returned to DFW as #9240 at 1051 hrs MST. Especially nice for any avgeek's onboard! Wow. But what catches my eye is the return flight #...9240? I thought AA only used the 9000-range of numbers fo...

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by Maverick623
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 125158

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Did anyone catch why Frontier diverted to Mesa Gateway this afternoon? It seemed very strange that they went to Gateway rather than just going to Sky Harbor which is where the usual Vegas diversions go. They left after a 5-hour delay on the ground at Gateway (yikes) PHX was having issues with cross...

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by Maverick623
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 125158

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

What was the journey for QF7 at PHX? Did it pull into a gate, or just stop somewhere to wait out the storm and top up with some petrol? Parked out on the west side by the old executive terminal. There are no gates for the A380 (or towbars for that matter). Don’t US regulations require international...

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by Maverick623
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 125158

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

What crew base is staffing the PHX-LHR flights? I assume a crew was deadheaded from LAX for the inaugural PHX-LHR flight You have to figure either a 4-day trip, with a deadhead leg on day 1 or day 4, or a 6-day trip, starting and ending at the base. Of course, the crew doesn't have to stay with the...

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by Maverick623
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to End JAC Ground Handling
Replies: 7
Views: 2845

Re: SkyWest to End JAC Ground Handling

FormerBHMRamper wrote:
They are ending ground ops at all of their stations, not just JAC....


Where'd you hear this?

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by Maverick623
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Didn't notice it posted here but a new airline, Advanced AIr operating King Airs has won the EAS for Silver City from Boutique and will be a new carrier to PHX. I'm guessing they'll move into T2 with Contour and Boutique. I wonder what accomodations they'll have to make for these carriers in the T3...

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by Maverick623
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.azfamily.com/news/sky-harbor-terminal-demolition-plans-approved-mural-will-be-preserved/article_3b6921dc-e939-11e8-8326-03ea925372ab.html The Phoenix City Council approved plans for the demolition of T2 (and the T2 parking garage). The mural in the processor building will be saved and mo...

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by Maverick623
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Osubuckeyes wrote:
Anyone happen to know the aircraft type for the ASU flyover yesterday... Military bird, overhead wing, 4 engines?


C17

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by Maverick623
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I wonder if they inquired with AA on renting one of their regional gates on the "birds nest" ? On the east side it seems there is always a gate open or a CR2 thats parked there rather extensively. They inquired about using a Common Use Gate (B28) but that got cut real quick once they real...

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by Maverick623
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17656

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

While I have no problem with the policy personally as it is industry-standard in the US, PHX is a pretty large crew base and Arizona law does not allow employees to be punished or reprimanded for using their 40 hours of paid sick leave. The PSL law also does not require a set prior notice; only req...

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by Maverick623
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17656

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

Sounds more generous than what I get after 35 years with Gannet. I don't get this argument. Just because you chose to stay with an employer with crappy rules, in a state with crappy laws, and didn't fight to make it better (or maybe you did and lost), doesn't mean everyone else should just roll ove...

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by Maverick623
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17656

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

Just to clear some things up: "Personal days" are a contractual allotment of 2 trips per year that AA FAs can call out for any reason without being penalized. In the US, federal law does not generally protect a worker's right to miss work due to injury or illness. There is something called...

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by Maverick623
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Did I hear correctly on 12 News that something has been improved/fixed so that the Eagle RJ's won't have the ops problems in extreme heat anymore, so they won't have to cancel flights any longer? Yes. American provided the needed funds to have the Skywest and Mesa performance charts updated, they n...

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by Maverick623
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

It'll be a 777 if it does happen. A senior manager said earlier this year in an employee town hall that the A330 will not return to PHX again (there were several operational issues with the HNL flying last winter). Any more detail on this operational issues? Something having to do with gate usage, ...

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by Maverick623
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I have a feeling it'll be an a330. It'll be a 777 if it does happen. A senior manager said earlier this year in an employee town hall that the A330 will not return to PHX again (there were several operational issues with the HNL flying last winter). He did say that if a widebody came to PHX, it wou...

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by Maverick623
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Anyone know why the AA 777 flight from MIA to LAX diverted here Thursday? I happened to see it when taxiing by for my red-eye to ATL. Looks like it landed around 8 pm with anticipated departure at 9:15 pm. At midnight it was still on the B concourse and dark. I did a double-take when I saw it. Rare...

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by Maverick623
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Sully Sullenberger retired?
Replies: 10
Views: 2534

Re: Is Sully Sullenberger retired?

http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kdca/ ... -1530Z.mp3

I guess it's not him, sounds pretty similar though. I wonder if Sullenberger has a midwest accent or something.


He's from Texas.
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mshaffer wrote:
Here is the audio, you can hear him at 28:10.
http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kdca/ ... -1530Z.mp3

I guess it's not him, sounds pretty similar though. I wonder if Sullenberger has a midwest accent or something.


He's from Texas.

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by Maverick623
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Not sure how this missed the prying eyes of this forum, maybe I missed it being posted... HA is operating a red-eye flight HNL-PHX with an A332. tonight 03/17. It is definitely a revenue flight because as of 8:40 PM PST tickets are still available for purchase. Operating as HA 1036, arriving into P...

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by Maverick623
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 15538

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

RJNUT wrote:
MIA-LPB on AA must be now making a stop at VVI both directions . It used to be just the northbound due to elevation out of LPB. J1 might as well just call it a day. Must be GROSSLY mismanaged. DTW-TVC on DL appears to be a reversal correction from last weeks load.


LPB is being cut entirely.

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by Maverick623
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 104422

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Just east of the new T3S, north of the fire station there's a structure being built. Anyone know what that might be? From my T4 view it looks almost stand-alone.

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by Maverick623
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/11/2018:DY>DI Certificate Shift; F9; ; G4
Replies: 38
Views: 7759

Re: OAG Changes 2/11/2018:DY>DI Certificate Shift; F9; ; G4

ericm2031 wrote:
This might be a dumb question, but why does G4 have both IWA and AZA for Phoenix-Mesa?


Looks like they maybe misfiled/corrected. While AZA is the official IATA code, IWA is the FAA identifier and has historically been what the airlines use.

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by Maverick623
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto-bound Porter Airlines passengers told to delete videos or face arrest
Replies: 113
Views: 16198

Re: Toronto-bound Porter Airlines passengers told to delete videos or face arrest

If you ask 10 Americans what freedom of speech means, you’re probably going to get nine wrong answers. Pity for them they WEREN'T arrested. In America, we have this funny thing called "free speech". I know it isn't for everyone I know, but it works, and is recognized by all of our courts....

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by Maverick623
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 77520

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

T3N will be reconfigured but not completely demolished. IIRC they’ll have a bump-out mid concourse for concession space, an upper-level club, and a ramp-level BMU. I think it’s been reported by others in this thread that at least one of the current T2 tenants (SY?) won’t be accommodated in T3 and i...

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by Maverick623
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 77520

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Number 3 engine suffered a conpression stall and associated damage. Lots of loud banging and streaks of flame observed just after rotation.

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by Maverick623
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Retro taken out of service?
Replies: 4
Views: 1293

Re: PSA Retro taken out of service?

It's in SAL for heavy maintenance until December.

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by Maverick623
Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 77520

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

I have pictures somewhere of a QF A380 from about five years ago off a diversion from LAX. One would think if a QF A380 landed in PHX about five years ago, it would be listed PHX Charters & Aircraft Movement site, but there is nothing from 2011-2016 that states a QF 380 landed here before...I k...

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by Maverick623
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 77520

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

atcsundevil wrote:
Medical diversion. It's not the first A380 diversion to PHX and it won't be the last.


Pretty sure it was the first one.

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by Maverick623
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall
Replies: 82
Views: 9497

Re: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

TerminalD wrote:
I wonder how they will keep the pilots from taking their hours and heading to B6? LOL


Generally this is taken care of by a contract that has the airline cover the costs as a "loan" to the pilot, and the pilot has to stay employed for X number of years, or else pay back the costs.

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by Maverick623
Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did AA Survive Not Declaring Bankruptcy?
Replies: 24
Views: 6506

Re: How Did AA Survive Not Declaring Bankruptcy?

They basically went thru bankruptcy in 2003, it just wasn't filed in bankruptcy court.

They got "voluntary" (do it or we'll get a judge to) concessions from both labor and creditors, along with some other restructuring and layoffs.

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by Maverick623
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIr con problem aboard UA plane at Denver
Replies: 65
Views: 9243

Re: UA accused of inaction to save baby in Denver

rbavfan wrote:

Why the confusion. Federal laws state that if a passenger disembarks they have to remove their luggage for reasons of terrorism. Do you want to find her luggage by unloading it all on the taxiway?


Absolutely not true.

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by Maverick623
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Walls moving in turbulence
Replies: 54
Views: 19244

Re: 787 Walls moving in turbulence

They're just plastic panels attached at the top and bottom. Happens on all airplanes, especially noticeable on an A32x when using full reverse on landing.

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by Maverick623
Mon May 15, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 32664

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Yikes. I guess he was serious. Alex, don't know who you've been talking to but 95% of what you just posted isn't true. Like I said where's your info coming from? Because as far as I have heard you're pulling stuff out of your brain because you don't know how fast Phoenix is growing. And also it's o...

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by Maverick623
Mon May 15, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 32664

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Yikes. I guess he was serious.

Alex, don't know who you've been talking to but 95% of what you just posted isn't true.

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by Maverick623
Mon May 15, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 32664

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

Pretty sure he was being sarcastic...

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