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by masseybrown
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Looking at May schedules, AA has put their code on CLE-BOS JetBlue flights, but not CLE-FLL/RSW. So far, anyway, B6 has not added their code the AA's CLE-LGA flights. Conveniently, AA and B6 gates are adjacent in CLE's Concourse C to support any potential interlining. Meanwhile, Spirit is complainin...

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by masseybrown
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

^Have fun! I'm dying to fly again. But be careful--covid isn't filtered by a plane's HVAC system until it enters the system so that air is initially floating around the cabin. New Record: 47 People On Flight Test Positive For Coronavirus https://onemileatatime.com/flight-coronavirus-record/ Wow! I'...

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by masseybrown
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Taking my first flight in 14 months this week (DCA-CLE). Can't remember when the gap between flights was that big - ever.

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by masseybrown
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

United Cleveland June schedule is now completed and posted: Mainline to: Lax, Sfo, Iah, Den, Ord, Ewr, Iad, Mco, Fll, Rsw , Cun. (average 14.2 daily) average daily departures 21 21 would be just 2 fewer that summer, 2019? That's good news. Diff subj: Flexjet is operating a non-stop BCN-CLE. Always ...

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by masseybrown
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 187
Views: 30024

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2021

Yes, I do see Cleveland is also in the tank. They have been there for years so why is their airport doing so much better? With a regional population of 4 million I've long thought CLE should be pulling in about 14 million passengers (pre-COVID) ... Cleveland's area population has been dropping by f...

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by masseybrown
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

I’m not sure if this is just a mistake, but CLEs website shows Baltimore BWI as a JetBlue nonstop city. It’ll show up when you choose JetBlue nonstop cities in the drop down as well. https://www.clevelandairport.com/flight-information/non-stop-cities/baltimore I could only imagine CLE-BWI as a stub...

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by masseybrown
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Southwest is now showing 2 dailies CLE-STL effective June 6th.

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by masseybrown
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

^ That's good to hear. UA's daylight service should do well against Spirit's LAX redeyes in both directions.

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by masseybrown
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

UA looks like it is restarting CLE-LAX/SFO in June based on their recent update. Noted that update as well... If that holds it looks like United will have a beefed up schedule in CLE for the summer. All of their routes will be active. They’ll be flying to 17 cities nonstop. More than any other airl...

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by masseybrown
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

CLE put out February numbers. Total pax 318,863 (including 731 international) down 55% from February, 2020. Cargo 13.0 MM pounds - down 4.9% from 2020.

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by masseybrown
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

UA has once again delayed the restart of LAX and SFO flights, this time from mid-May into June.

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by masseybrown
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

^^ I wonder if those DL 757s aren't somehow mistaken listings connected to the baseball team's travels. I know the sked reads "DAILY" but ...

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by masseybrown
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

A while back I said (incorrectly) that AA was removing their 50 seaters from CLE. Turns out it was only the ERJ-140s and CRJ200s that got pulled. Some 145s are back in the schedules.

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by masseybrown
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

An AA CLT-BUF flight was diverted to CLE. It continued on to BUF about an hour and a half later. Another lunatic aloft? Hope not.

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by masseybrown
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

15 flights a week (averaging 2 per day) on CR-550's. Ok, much better than nothing; but, in terms of capacity, it would be overwhelmed by restoring 2 CLE-LAX and 2 CLE-SFO, which Susan Glaser hints at for May in the article. But will those California flights actually operate? The flights are always i...

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by masseybrown
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

greenair727 wrote:
^With the new schedule uploads for AA and DL, any updates/additions for CLE?


In April AA will add a second CLE-DCA; I don't know about any others.

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by masseybrown
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Lately, UPS has been running a nightly 757 from LAN to CLE. Is this just an aircraft positioning flight or is there some huge one-way cargo flow from Lansing to Cleveland?

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by masseybrown
Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

AA's schedule update loaded this past weekend (and said to be good through May) eliminates the last of the 50-seaters from CLE in mid-May. I don't know if that means the end of CLE-DCA flights using the dreaded Gate 35X or not. In any case, AA's new DCA gate extension is supposed to be ready by July...

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by masseybrown
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

FlightAware shows AUH6 landing about 2 hours ago after flying nonstop AUH-CLE. I thought CLE was not a port of entry since Covid measures were put in place. Has something changed? It’s there in Pad 3 right now and man, that 787 is a beautiful airplane. We don’t get a lot of those around here. I thi...

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by masseybrown
Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 962
Views: 159112

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Here is the interesting part I noticed today. NK is cutting EWR-CLE/CLT/PBI until end of schedule. They are also cutting BOS-CLE. I wonder if JetBlue can aim for a larger presence in CLE by adding JFK/EWR there as well as padding their BOS schedule. B6 could also add CLE-LAX, I think. NK plans to r...

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by masseybrown
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

^Agreed, CLE is not worse off than other cities if there can be a silver lining in such negative numbers! Thanks for digging up the other cities. A reflection of economic strength or a population's willingness to fly during the pandemic? Only the latter in my opinion, with such drastic reductions i...

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by masseybrown
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: CLE readies new terminal proposal

The preferred plan was discussed at a meeting in January and the slides are available on the airport master plan website. Of course, the plan is still under development, but I don't believe other options for the terminal will be considered. The proposal is for B to be razed and a new B built with a...

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by masseybrown
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: CLE readies new terminal proposal

Where do things stand with the IX? Must be a reason they are not building an all new terminal on the property, which I thought would be a good idea. It sounded as if the IX Center, the operator not the building, was done for last September when they cancelled all their shows. BUT, Airport Chief Ken...

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by masseybrown
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: CLE readies new terminal proposal

ContinentalEWR wrote:
Definitely agree that when CO upgauged to ERJs it was a significant improvement over the turboprops which no one liked to fly


I must be one of the few who liked the old Brasilias. No muss, no fuss; you boarded and fifteen minutes later you were airborne. :smile:

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by masseybrown
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: CLE readies new terminal proposal

Does the plans include a new possible Amtrak stop? Maybe the IX can be turned into a cargo facility hub for someone , plenty of room for a ramp around perimeter. Dunno about the airport master plan, but the Amtrak proposal for expanded service does. In my area the BWI Amtrak/MARC(state run trains) ...

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by masseybrown
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

We need to sell Burke ASAP to help pay for Hopkins expansion. To whom? Assuming there's a ready cash buyer, the sale of Burke would require a lot of the proceeds to be paid to the FAA. It could happen, but it couldn't happen fast. A possibility of what might happen is various local governments coul...

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by masseybrown
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Let's see if this route actually starts this year. https://hub.united.com/2021-02-19-united-announces-plans-to-begin-new-daily-nonstop-service-between-boston-logan-and-london-heathrow-2650621690.html The schedules are full of flights the airlines know they're not going to operate - they just keep c...

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by masseybrown
Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Travelers who have been in one of the countries listed in above but were exempt from the restrictions to enter the US, had to enter only through certain airports (15 of them) which did NOT include CLE. These were ATL, BOS, ORD, JFK, EWR, etc...... That's what I was thinking of. Thanks for the thoro...

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by masseybrown
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

FlightAware shows AUH6 landing about 2 hours ago after flying nonstop AUH-CLE. I thought CLE was not a port of entry since Covid measures were put in place. Has something changed? I had not heard that CLE was no longer a port of entry. It may not be staffed as much as before COVID-19, but nonstop f...

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by masseybrown
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

FlightAware shows AUH6 landing about 2 hours ago after flying nonstop AUH-CLE. I thought CLE was not a port of entry since Covid measures were put in place. Has something changed?

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by masseybrown
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

The parallel runways can definitely handle all types other than the AN225 and A380. When a 747 or A340 (and some select others), a runway check is required by City Ops. This is due to the runway WIDTH only being 150ft instead of 200ft. The longer wingspan aircraft overhang the edge of the runways w...

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by masseybrown
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Nice to see Amtrak taking another look at Cleveland train routes. The last proposal (in 2010?) included an airport stop. With the master plan under revision, it's a perfect time to add a rail connection.

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by masseybrown
Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

I did look into it, but the only source of historical data that was readily available was from the FAA website: https://www.faa.gov/airports/planning_capacity/passenger_allcargo_stats/passenger/ It measures something called Landed Weight (lbs) and I was able to get the data from 1999-2019. I believ...

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by masseybrown
Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Does your data cover cargo? I was wondering whether the 2020 182 million pounds was a record. Unfortunately, it does not. It's just never been a focus of my research. But oddly enough, you're the second person to ask me about CLE's historical cargo ops. I might have to start looking into it more. I...

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by masseybrown
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

https://twitter.com/envoyaircareers/sta ... 8341393408
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Envoy (AA regional) is hiring rampers at CLE. Is this a cold-weather phenom? (All the summer guys quit when it got cold?) Or does AA have something in mind.

https://twitter.com/envoyaircareers/sta ... 8341393408

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by masseybrown
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

CLEguy wrote:
I have some incomplete historical data and 4.996 million passengers used Hopkins in 1970, 50 years ago!


Does your data cover cargo? I was wondering whether the 2020 182 million pounds was a record.

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by masseybrown
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

CLE released November and December pax and cargo data. Predictably, pax were way down. 333.5K pax in December, down 59.9% YOY; full year 4,112.5 K down 58.9% over 2019. Cargo, however, continues to shine. December was 18.6 million pounds, up 10.14% YOY; total year was 182.3 million pounds up 0.8% ov...

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by masseybrown
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 187
Views: 30024

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2021

" In a statement, the airport authority said it was working with Condor “to determine the right time to resume service. " I'm kinda tired of hearing that talking point. It is exactly what they said about BA. It would be so refreshing to here the ACAA state the fact that the Pittsburgh reg...

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by masseybrown
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 962
Views: 159112

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/these-2- ... 40633.html
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Financial analyst Helene Becker suggests the merger of UA and B6. What a terrible idea, although it would get UA back into JFK in a big way.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/these-2- ... 40633.html

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by masseybrown
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

2) Amazon Prime Air takes over the IX Center and makes it a mini-hub. 2) Nice wish, but with Amazon's big facility at CVG, do they need another air hub so close? CLE Guy - Repurposing the IX center should be high on the City's list. Any other options? Massey - anything ever come of the Ford Brookpa...

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by masseybrown
Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

I wonder how far along the analysis of alternative terminal developments will be by then. I can't imaging any airline has been in any position to commit to a large service enhancement by 1Q 2021. It might be the case, "if you build it (or at least plan for it), they will come." We shall s...

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by masseybrown
Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 36049

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Fearless 2021 prediction: If the recommended master plan is for a major terminal remake, it will be because some airline has committed to a big service enhancement (50+ flight focus city, at least). If the new master plan just papers over some of today's flaws, expect no change from the airlines.

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by masseybrown
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1025
Views: 119543

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

I believe BA has said the PIT flight is gone for good (although that could change). AF from IND is too. Best bet for mid-sized non-hub cities is what KLM617 states - LCC with cheap Max aircraft or an A-220 on a not daily basis. Not gonna be a major airline with their cost structures. Also don't thi...

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by masseybrown
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 85156

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread

February schedules show lots of short-haul transborder routes coming back. Is that really going to happen?

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by masseybrown
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US DOT Grants ANC international passenger transfer rights
Replies: 70
Views: 9732

Re: US DOT Grants ANC international passenger transfer rights

Good for ANC. The country never should have let the TSA shut down the transit traffic at US airports. Security is still possible without killing that traffic.

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by masseybrown
Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1025
Views: 119543

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

Are WN's posted April skeds reliable? If so, they are adding 4 CLE weekday flights, +2 to MDW, +1 to STL, +1 to DEN. +1 to ATL, and minus 1 to LAS. I didn't look at the weekend only stuff.

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by masseybrown
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 587
Views: 111153

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2020

flyPIT, great looking Atlas pix. :bigthumbsup:

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by masseybrown
Tue Dec 01, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1025
Views: 119543

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

^What's most amazing is that jplatts wrote all that text above---and none of it was about WN! Re B6 and LAX---I didn't know they moved everything over from LGB---that's good--I'd much prefer CLE-LAX over CLE-LGB. Okay, now my top 3 cities for CLE for B6 are JFK, SJU, and LAX. Thinking about CLE and...

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by masseybrown
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1025
Views: 119543

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

I noticed WN flying a couple of CLE-HOU and CLE-DAL flights this week, Holiday related, I guess. They've got some in the sked around Christmas, too

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by masseybrown
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1025
Views: 119543

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2020

Do the reporters need to report who is added to the board of every Cleveland based firm.? Yes, they should. It's a Fortune 500 company. There aren't that many of them around any more. Instead, the local news reporters/editors wring their hands over some undercapitalized candy shop that goes belly u...

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