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by masseybrown
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

From the City Planning Commission agenda last Friday: "Ordinance No. 876-2019(Ward 3/Councilmember McCormack): Authorizing the Director of Port Control to enter into a Lease Agreement with Ultimate JetCharters, LLC dba Ultimate Air Shuttle, LLC for the lease of certain space located in the pass...

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by masseybrown
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Slow but steady seems to be the story ... "Last year, passenger traffic topped 9.6 million. This year, it’s on track to exceed 10 million. Kennedy expects about 10.6 million passengers in 2020." https://www.cleveland.com/cityhall/2019/08/average-air-fares-at-cleveland-hopkins-international...

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by masseybrown
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Jshank83 wrote:
masseybrown wrote:
WN schedule extension is a net zero through Marhc 6. CLE loses once a week to DAL and gains once a week fo FLL.


I have an extra STL mon-fri if you are comparing to last Jan/feb. 3 now instead of 2


I was comparing routes not freqs. :smile:

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by masseybrown
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

WN schedule extension is a net zero through Marhc 6. CLE loses once a week to DAL and gains once a week fo FLL.

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by masseybrown
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Norwegian's departure from Irish markets should make Aer Lingus more confident about expanding TATL. Here's hoping ...

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by masseybrown
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Imagine you’re a station manager in CLE. Why would you ever want to move to D? At least not without significant investment in a tunnel, which CLE was already cheap about the first time around, now it’d be a heck of a lot more. D is a white elephant. Much as I loved CO, I think you have to blame CO ...

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by masseybrown
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Speaking of Delta, looking at the CLE site right now, the flight status window showed 7 Delta flights using 7 different gates within a two hour period. B2,3,4,and 6 (no surprise) and then also A9, A11, and A12. That's potentially got the ramp crew spread all over a lot of real estate. Or does Delta ...

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by masseybrown
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

... of course it would be cool to see Midwest Express colors back in Cleveland. Just a thought! Especially if they bring back the chocolate chip cookies. Another thread says they will use CR2's or CR7's operated by Elite Air. I doubt they will take on WN to CLE first thing, but maybe after they get...

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by masseybrown
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 9358

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

This is Einstein's definition of insanity. This time it's different! The Rumsfeld Theorem: "Yes, it's failed before, but those people were idiots. In MY hands, it will succeed." WOW was getting nice loads. Did WOW underprice their product or did loads collapse when they charged more? Pres...

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by masseybrown
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

CLE posted June numbers. Total pax for the first half of 2019, 4.88 million - up 210K or 4.5%. Interestingly international passengers declined only 12K. Cargo was up 5.9%. Total landings declined by 6 (yes six) again pointing out the use of bigger planes by the airlines. Since the second half typica...

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by masseybrown
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... ct-wow-air

... says WOW will be operating again and plans to serve the destinations it previously served plus IAD. Well, maybe ...
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https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... ct-wow-air

... says WOW will be operating again and plans to serve the destinations it previously served plus IAD. Well, maybe ...

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by masseybrown
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like UA cancelled one of the two daily CLE-SFO flights come September. No more redeye from SFO or evening flight to SFO. Unfortunately I found this out since I was booked on both. Just for September, I believe; SFO is closing a runway for paving work. The October schedule shows two flights ag...

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by masseybrown
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

LHR was on a 767-400 (one of my favorite aircraft!) and MAD was on a 777-300 (perhaps the first one at CLE?). UA921 (from LHR) was on the ground at CLE for almost 6 hours; I hope they let the pax off. Would it be possible to use Concourse D as a sterile holding facility? Open a couple of toilets an...

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by masseybrown
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

A couple of interesting diversions today - from London and Madrid. It looks as if NYC was sending planes all over the northeast (viewed broadly).

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by masseybrown
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

UAX Service from Cleveland to Tampa returns on December 7, 2019 this year! Really surprised to see all the expanded and returning winter routes especially in the wake of the MAX grounding — barring that it is back in service by then. UA already has some used A319's, A320's, and 737-700's on order, ...

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by masseybrown
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 160
Views: 18361

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Boyd loves to make grand claims that are sensational. http://members.plaindealer.com/access.aspx?premium=Y&product=eDesktop This thread needs to also remember what Boyd's bread and butter business is - consulting for small airports to get new service. This is as much a drumbeat advertisement fo...

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by masseybrown
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

greenair727 wrote:
^What happened in St. Croix and Jamaica?---I can't remember!


Incidents with tourists, petty crime, intimidation, etc. Nothing major - just enough to scare the tourists and their money away. The local governments turned it around in a couple of years.

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by masseybrown
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

A bit of a hiccup in Frontier's PUJ expansion... STL-PUJ: Mon/Wed/Sat [Ends August 10, 2019, Resumes December 20, 2019.] CLE-PUJ: Sun/Tues/Thurs [Ends August 8, 2019, Resumes December 22, 2019] CVG-PUJ: Fri [Ends August 30, 2019] Route suspensions likely due to unrest in the Dominican Republic. Tou...

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by masseybrown
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Nice analysis, knope2001. There's more at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/223777166_The_Economics_of_International_Codesharing_An_Analysis_of_Airline_Alliances on the economics of international codesharing and it's similarities to domestic hub-and-spoke models. Basically, in a three city A...

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by masseybrown
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

March 2019 numbers are out! Here's a list of CLE LF's 03-2019 American Airlines CLE-MIA: 94% CLE-CLT: 91% CLE-DFW: 82% CLE-PHL: 83% CLE-ORD: 75% CLE-JFK: 71% CLE-LGA: 67% Appreciate the numbers, avtcle. AA is sure having its problems lately. They admit trouble with their mechanics; based on recent ...

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by masseybrown
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

I will also post BOS-CLE numbers here CityPair Dist Carrier Board AvgFare NSFare ConnFare % NS SeatPerFlight Flights LF Yield PRASM Vs B6 BOSCLE 563 B6 38077 120.49 120.49 0.00 100.00% 100.5 451 84.02% 101.24 0.1798 100.00% BOSCLE 563 DL 8497 127.13 119.20 160.03 80.57% 75.6 149 75.39% 89.86 0.1596...

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by masseybrown
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

The Boot that keeps on kicking. Conference 'expert' says Cleveland will probably never attract an out-of-area corporate headquarters because UA pulled the hub. I guess that makes Ohio's two other C's SOL, too. https://www.crainscleveland.com/stan-bullard-blog/northeast-ohio-needs-its-game-site-sele...

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by masseybrown
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Copied from tphuang in the JetBlue Network thread: "FLL numbers from Q1 CityPair Dist Carrier Board AvgFare NSFare ConnFare % NS PerFlight # Flights LF Yield PRASM Vs B6 FLLCLE 1062 B6 022639 153.20 152.63 385.62 99.76% 153.3 174 84.89% 129.56 0.1220 100.00% FLLCLE 1062 NK 030808 081.67 080.84 ...

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by masseybrown
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

How you read their chart? There are two columns for 2019 at the left, then one for 2018. Which is the correct April 2019 number and what is the other column? It is confusing this month. I think the headers on the first 3 columns of the passenger results should say April 2019, March 2019, April 201 ...

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by masseybrown
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.clevelandairport.com/about-us/facts-figures
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CLE put out numbers through April. Total traffic 3.009 million - up 3.66% YOY; total cargo up 6.52%

https://www.clevelandairport.com/about-us/facts-figures

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by masseybrown
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

ncflyer wrote:
Unusual week to be doing that. School’s back in session in Northeast Ohio at least. And the max shortage is still a thing.


There's a VM World convention at the Moscone Center. That's all I can come up with.

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by masseybrown
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5381

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

let me get this right the price is per passenger?i know it 's a dumb question but we're not all aviation geeks ,i just love planes and travel Yes, but the real costs vary from airline to airline. It's still a useful indicator for showing a trend of how the airport management is doing. CLE is an ins...

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by masseybrown
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

UA has scheduled a third CLE-SFO for the last week or so of August. What's that about?

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by masseybrown
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1316
Views: 174967

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

So the question is, why did F9 choose to build up CLE instead of PIT? The first of the ULCCs in CLE, F9 has historically outperformed NK in the market; G4 and B6 have never attempted to match their presence. I think F9's advantage derived from being the first airline to move in after UA announced t...

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by masseybrown
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

CLE's CATS report was filed two days early. (I take this as a good sign.) Highlights: Category .........2017 ...2018 Pax revenue ..75.8 .....76.15 million Non-pax rev ....12.1 .....12.8 million Total revenue ..145.7 ,.. 146.5 million Operating exp .138.9 ... 138.7 million Oper. Income ...6.7 ..........

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by masseybrown
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

For anyone interested it looks like CLE is one of the final AA MD80 stations, last CLE departure is the early morning flight on Sept 4th right before the final MD80 flight leaves DFW for ORD... http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2019/American-Airlines-Announces-Schedule-of-Final-MD-80-Revenue-Fli...

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by masseybrown
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

CLE says they’re “announcing something” with Frontier Airlines at the airport today! Hopefully the new winter routes we’ve been waiting for! Starting 10/10/19 CLE-FLL on TuThSu CLE-MIA on MoWeFrSa https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-airlines-announces-9-new-routes-including-a-major-expansion-in-l...

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by masseybrown
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/granta ... ounced.pdf
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FAA throws CLE $20.3 million for runway/taxiway improvements and snow removal equipment.

https://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/granta ... ounced.pdf

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by masseybrown
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announcing Something Tomorrow (Space Theme)
Replies: 100
Views: 18322

Re: United Announcing Something Big Tomorrow (Space Theme)

Aw ... I was hoping for a codeshare with SpaceX. :ashamed:

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by masseybrown
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Anecdotal evidence that Croatia and Ireland are Cleveland's "in" destinations for the summer. Maybe I should send this citation to Aer Lingus and Croatia Airlines. https://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2019/06/19/croatia-ireland-among-most-popular-vacation-destinations-for-cl...

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by masseybrown
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

DoT posted March data. CLE domestic boardings were 411.6K up 5.4% over March, '18. a nice bump up over the very small increases shown in Jan and Feb. First quarter domestic boardings were 1043.0 million up from 1010.3 million and up 3.25%. 10 million total traffic for the year looks possible.. Firs...

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by masseybrown
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

DoT posted March data. CLE domestic boardings were 411.6K up 5.4% over March, '18. a nice bump up over the very small increases shown in Jan and Feb. Firat quarter domestic boardings were 1043.0 million up from 1010.3 million and up 3.25%. 10 million total traffic for the year looks possible..

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by masseybrown
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Looking at the numbers it seems that CLE is doing a great job of recovering traffic Lost when they lost the CO/ UA hub. I think CLE can catch up to their peak 2000 numbers soon. That for instance compared to STL, where they’re barely at 50% of the traffic of the TWA days despite the WN growth. What...

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by masseybrown
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

The difference five years makes ... CLE's top ten destinations with trailing 12 month passenger totals for Feb 2014 and Feb 2019 ORD 359K ... ATL 458K CLT 232K ... ORD 410K ATL 210K ... DEN 240K MDW 209K ... MCO 230K IAH 185K ... CLT 195K BWI 164K ... MDW 185K EWR 161K ... LAS 185K LGA 153K ... DFW ...

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by masseybrown
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

The VW speculation was based on the Ford-VW cooperation agreement signed last winter for trucks and electric/self-driving vehicles. Admittedly the details of the agreement are somewhere between fuzzy and unknown; but there was one report that said future co-op efforts would use existing facilities a...

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by masseybrown
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Also, the UA fall sked shows CLE is up to 23 mainline flights; I believe this is up about 6 from last year. The small growth in the CLE crew domicile recently must be a reflection.

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by masseybrown
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

A couple of flights here ... a couple of flights there ... I hadn't noticed how CLE service to the Virginia/Carolina/Georgia coast had grown to 23 flights a week this summer, spread among ORF, MYR, CHS, and SAV. https://www.cleveland.com/business/2019/06/cleveland-hopkins-ups-service-to-southeast-co...

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Runway28L wrote:
Pics of Condor arriving, with some more of British Airways and the 911th Airlift Wing
https://www.flickr.com/photos/154462236 ... 8863756471


Very nice pix!

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by masseybrown
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Some info on the Ford plants: For "producing game-changing automotive technologies...At least one of the game changing technologies is the plasma ignition system, also known as the sparkless ignition, according to a party involved with sales transaction." What's the airport impact? More f...

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by masseybrown
Thu May 30, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Massey! You can't tease us like that. Please share the rumor. Sorry, I probably shouldn't have said anything. If my rumor comes true it won't generate anything like a new hub, but it would probably generate one very nice new route. Back to CLE-FLL: WN has added four flights on the four Saturdays th...

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by masseybrown
Thu May 30, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

There's now a CLE-FLL line on WN's route map, but I can't find any flights in the schedule extension. Maybe it's not all loaded yet. Its in there check the last few Saturdays in the schedule, 5am departure CLE-FLL Ok, I see it. 5:10AM departure for $161 lowest fare. I guess that's cheper than drivi...

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by masseybrown
Thu May 30, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Let's see ... 5AM departure, get to the airport by 4AM, leave home by 3AM, get the kids up at 2:30AM, get self up by 2AM ... It better be cheap.

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by masseybrown
Thu May 30, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

There's now a CLE-FLL line on WN's route map, but I can't find any flights in the schedule extension. Maybe it's not all loaded yet.

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by masseybrown
Wed May 29, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 966
Views: 119590

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

This is a slender thread to hang on ... but ... IcelandAir has not removed CLE from its route map and destination list. DFW, another discontinued city, HAS been dropped from the map/dest. list. I wonder if they are planning to try again after the Max grounding thing is over - say spring of '20. Last...

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