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by asuflyer
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United New International Routes October 28, 8:00 a.m. ET
Replies: 61
Views: 5284

Re: United New International Routes October 28, 8:00 a.m. ET

I would guess a few more routes to Colombia like EWR-MDE, EWR-CLO, EWR-CTG, IAH-CTG, IAH-MDE, IAH-CLO(former CO route). Clearly more routes and frequencies from IAD and IAH to existing Caribbean destinations. I could see IAD-LIR, IAD-LIM, IAD-BOG, IAH-GEO, ORD-GDL, and SFO-SJO. Since TFS and PMI cam...

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by asuflyer
Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue Panorama/Luke Air suspend ops citing financial issues
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: Blue Panorama/Luke Air suspend ops citing financial issues

Blue Panorama has had serious financial issues for several years, long before the pandemic. Very sad news, at any rate. Very true. I remember years ago one of their 767's diverted to JFK flying from MXP to HAV and it took weeks for them to come up with the funds for an engine replacement. They also...

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by asuflyer
Sun Oct 24, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF's "Yam Dreaming" 789 damaged by storm at BNE
Replies: 10
Views: 3491

QF's "Yam Dreaming" 789 damaged by storm at BNE

Qantas' special livery Yam Dreaming 787-9, registration VH-ZND was parked on the ground at BNE when a storm gust and tornado caused the aircraft to come unchocked, sway and ground service equipment and debris to hit the aircraft. Unknown fuselage damage occurred however unconfirmed reports state tha...

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by asuflyer
Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: New United international routes 10/14
Replies: 350
Views: 52424

Re: Confirmed: New United international routes 10/14

PDL - There is a large Portuguese Diaspora, and very small Azorean diaspora in Newark, and adventurous NYC area travelers (think the types of people who go to KEF) NJ and should do fine with a B38M, but maybe not daily. Azores Airlines is launching NYC this year as well but flying to JFK from Funcha...

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by asuflyer
Sun Oct 10, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2009
Views: 480467

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

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The first aircraft for ITA EI-EIB Ex-Alitalia has left the IAC paint shop in Shannon.

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by asuflyer
Thu Oct 07, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes
Replies: 24
Views: 5789

Re: VIVA Air Colombia Applies For 30 INTL Routes

Viva Colombia is taken very seriously by AV and CM and others. They are doing well within Colombia they have taken lots of marketshare from AV and more Colombians are now flying than ever before. The only routes that seem somewhat of a stretch are BOG-BWI, BOG-CUZ. They still have over 25 A320NEOs t...

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by asuflyer
Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Fleet Renewal
Replies: 43
Views: 9202

Re: Icelandair Fleet Renewal

Icelandair has been very pleased with their 737MAX8 and 9s and have given feedback to the media regarding so. They have flown them on routes such as SEA and PDX and MCO which they didn't originally anticipate using the MAX for such flights.

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by asuflyer
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit A320NEO involved in a birdstrike and fire at ACY
Replies: 81
Views: 11304

Spirit A320NEO involved in a birdstrike and fire at ACY

A Spirit A320NEO N922NK, operating flight 3044 to FLL experienced a birdstrike and rejected takeoff at ACY, the Atlantic City, New Jersey airport. The right hand engine subsequently caught on fire. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FAu9LybX0Ac9M2p?format=jpg&name=medium The passengers evacuated on the...

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by asuflyer
Sat Oct 02, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Avianca denies intent to merge with SKY Airline
Replies: 35
Views: 5510

Re: Avianca merge with SKY Airline

Avianca has already began transitioning into a low-cost carrier within Colombia. Some flights are operated with ex-Viva Colombia A320's and have the LLC style seats and AV has implemented a European style business class. The seats will soon replaced with new Recaro seats without IFE seen in the pict...

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by asuflyer
Sat Sep 25, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring
Replies: 67
Views: 18523

Re: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring

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Two top HNA executives, the chairman and CEO were both arrested by the Chinese government for financial related crimes committed in Hainan province.

https://nypost.com/2021/09/24/execs-of- ... crackdown/

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by asuflyer
Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CM adding PTY-ATL
Replies: 16
Views: 2368

CM adding PTY-ATL

Copa is adding Atlanta from Panama City launching December 12th. The flight will operate 4 times weekly.

CM880 PTY0926 – 1337ATL 738 x145
CM881 ATL1605 – 2018PTY 738 x145

Flights are bookable and have been loaded in the GDS, and subject to government approval.

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by asuflyer
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Network Thread 2021
Replies: 82
Views: 4331

2 SY 738's damaged in storm at MSP

On the night of September 17th, strong storm gusts pushed two Sun Country 737-800's N814SY and N833SY into each other and into jetbridges H3 and H4 causing substantial damage. N814SY https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E_em4G-WUAIAHni?format=jpg&name=small N833SY https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E_e3U9uWQAI8...

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by asuflyer
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 189
Views: 50291

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

According to the latest bankruptcy dockets, Aeromexico will return the following aircraft to its lessors.
(1) 788 N964AM
(1) 789 XA-ADC
(3) 738 XA-MIA, XA-ZAM, XA-AMG (in 2022 Q1)

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by asuflyer
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair asks for permission to fly charters from MCO to HAV
Replies: 25
Views: 7888

Re: Iceland Air asks for permission to fly charters from MCO to HAV

Icelandair has also flown on behalf of Santa Barbara Airlines, they flew MIA-CCS and MIA-MAR.

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by asuflyer
Thu Sep 09, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air (9K) accident in PVC no fatalities
Replies: 41
Views: 10799

Re: Cape Air (9K) accident in PVC no fatalities

The aircraft in question is N88833 which was operating Cape Air Flight 345, it is unknown why the flight number has been announced as 2072. The crashed aircraft is not actually in Cape Air colors it is one of the aircraft they operate in Nantucket Airlines livery. Reports coming in from Provincetown...

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by asuflyer
Mon Sep 06, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azores Airlines to start JFK
Replies: 18
Views: 5845

Azores Airlines to start JFK

Azores Airlines will start a once weekly JFK-Funchal flight on behalf of tour operator Inovtravel - Portugal Getaways. The flight begins on November 1st, and has been loaded in the GDS but is not yet bookable. A very unexpected route and strange timing to launch such a route IMHO. S4263 FNC1600 – 18...

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by asuflyer
Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC @ EWR have evacuated the tower…
Replies: 23
Views: 7784

Re: ATC @ EWR have evacuated the tower…

The baggage area at EWR Terminal B has flooded and getting reports that equipment has been damaged.

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by asuflyer
Fri Aug 27, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kam Air A340s
Replies: 20
Views: 8580

Re: Kam Air A340s

I have noticed that the A340s belonging to Kam Air have their doors and emergency exit doors left open. Is it safe to assume they are W/O? No they are not written off, YA-KME hasn't flown since January, it is stored at KBL, along with YA-KMT, and two other 737s on a taxiway away from the terminal. ...

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by asuflyer
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 444
Views: 80943

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

According to the GDS, Air Senegal’s new flight which begins on September 2nd will now route DSS-JFK-BWI instead of IAD. Air Senegal will be the only African carrier serving BWI since Ghana Airways collapsed in 2004.

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by asuflyer
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Senegal to begin DSS-JFK/IAD
Replies: 45
Views: 9925

Re: Air Senegal to begin DSS-JFK/IAD

The flight which begins on September 2nd has changed at the last minute to be operated DSS-JFK-BWI. The last African airline to serve BWI was Ghana Airways with their DC10’s.

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by asuflyer
Sat Aug 21, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188860

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Per ABC News, The Biden Administration has alerted carriers that participate in the Civil Reserve Air Fleet to prepare to be on standby to assist with the airlift. The airlines that participate in the Civil Reserve Air Long Haul Fleet are: ABX Air, Air Transport International, American Airlines Atla...

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by asuflyer
Fri Aug 20, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 815
Views: 147559

Re: AC 789 in EWR today (8.19.2021)

Pre-Pandemic AC 789's were a common sight at EWR operating the flight to YVR. In fact the morning flight to YVR had also been upgauged to a 788 from a 319. I believe when the flight returns it will be on the 737MAX8.

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by asuflyer
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188860

Re: Kabul Falls: Commercial Aircraft Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

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Female Kam Air Employees were airlifted from Kabul on their wet-leased 735 from Ukrainian Wings, UR-BAA to Tbilisi in Georgia and Kiev.
https://twitter.com/ThomasSndbk/status/ ... 5009554432

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by asuflyer
Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair new livery ?
Replies: 35
Views: 10329

Re: Icelandair new livery ?

Icelandair typically only repaints aircraft when necessary during D checks. At the moment they are also trying to reduce expenses as much as possible. The latest livery is the one on the 737MAX deliveries.

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by asuflyer
Wed Aug 04, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF launching PTP-YUL/JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 11066

AF launching PTP-YUL/JFK

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Air France is launching Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe to Montreal and New York this winter, both to be served by A320's twice weekly.
B6 started a seasonal JFK-PTP flight last year and AC and TS both fly to PTP seasonally.

https://onemileatatime.com/news/air-fra ... pe-routes/

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by asuflyer
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 148
Views: 26827

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

Avianca has laid out plans to become an unpremium carrier. The plans include transform the shorthaul A320 series fleet the to have a European style business class with the middle seat blocked and remove IFE and decreased seat pitch. It remains to see if the A319s and A320s that fly longer distance r...

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by asuflyer
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues
Replies: 291
Views: 62355

Re: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues

Lots of disruption on flights in and out of DFW diversions and cancellations today due to severe WX / Thunderstorms.

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PVG Airport closed due to Typhoon In-Fa
Replies: 1
Views: 473

PVG Airport closed due to Typhoon In-Fa

Shanghai Pudong's Airport PVG is currently closed Sunday 25th July and Monday 26th July due to Typhoon In-Fa. The typhoon has already reportedly caused significant damage in the Pudong area of Shanghai and in Ningbo, however it is unknown if there has been damage at the airport. The Ningbo Airport (...

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by asuflyer
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RNO & US West Airports Fuel Shortages
Replies: 53
Views: 8079

RNO & US West Airports Fuel Shortages

https://twitter.com/renoairport/status/ ... 40608?s=21
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The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority has announced that from Friday July 23rd the airport and other airports primarily in the US West will be facing fuel shortages. It is informing pax in advance that disruptions are to be expected.

https://twitter.com/renoairport/status/ ... 40608?s=21

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by asuflyer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG
Replies: 40
Views: 11061

UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG

A UPS Boeing 747-8 registration N624UP, operating UPS Flight 5X-3 departed HKG for DXB. Shortly after takeoff the crew reportedly received an engine fire warning and immediately returned to Hong Kong. Upon landing emergency services from the Hong Kong Airport Fire Contingent extinguished the fire. V...

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by asuflyer
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 873
Views: 233795

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER

The first 739 due for DL, 9M-LNL exited the Malindo fleet today arriving in HNL from KUL via GUM.

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue comes under fire with authorities in the Dominican Republic
Replies: 18
Views: 6247

Re: Jetblue comes under fire with authorities in the Dominican Republic

Jetblue has issued the following statement: “Several weeks of severe weather and thunderstorms on the U.S. east coast did result in flight delays at many airports, as the bad weather required runway closures, airport ground stops, and diversions. In the Dominican Republic, our service primarily conn...

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue comes under fire with authorities in the Dominican Republic
Replies: 18
Views: 6247

Re: Jetblue comes under fire with authorities in the Dominican Republic

Here is video of the Dominican journalist Consuelo Despradel being removed from the flight by a Port Authority Police officer, as well as others leaving the aircraft with her. There is not really enough information to go by, but she was not removed in handcuffs and no charges were filed against her....

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue comes under fire with authorities in the Dominican Republic
Replies: 18
Views: 6247

Jetblue comes under fire with authorities in the Dominican Republic

The Junta de Aviación Civil, the Civil Aviation Board of the Dominican Republic, has asked the Dominican Civil Aviation Institute to investigate Jetblue over excessive delays, poor communication and passenger mistreatment and discrimination on flights to and from the Dominican Republic. In addition ...

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by asuflyer
Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR Lightning Strike Problems
Replies: 22
Views: 5689

EWR Lightning Strike Problems

Delays are abound at EWR today after lightning struck the main departure runway 4L/22R and the strike has also affected the fueling of aircraft. Runway 4R/22L, the primary landing runway is out of service and currently closed for construction, leaving only Runway 11/29, Newark’s smallest runway avai...

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by asuflyer
Thu Jul 15, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines Group approved plan to sell and retire entire fleet of ATR 72
Replies: 12
Views: 2596

Re: Vietnam Airlines Group approved plan to sell and retire entire fleet of ATR 72

VN's ATR have seen better days, in the past few years have really began to look very tired both inside and out and delays for MX are very common.

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues
Replies: 291
Views: 62355

Re: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues

They still can't get it together on JFK-MDE and JFK-CLO. Yesterday's JFK-CLO is over 14 hours late.

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by asuflyer
Sun Jul 11, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1011
Views: 161021

DL adds JFK-PTY, GCM

Delta is adding GCM and PTY from JFK starting December 18th and December 19th respectively. GCM will be operated 1 weekly, and PTY will be operated 4 weekly, both operated with 738’s. GCM is a service resumption having been operated several years ago. There is no press release yet however the flight...

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by asuflyer
Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL T2 and T3 Closed due to Security Incident
Replies: 4
Views: 2058

FLL T2 and T3 Closed due to Security Incident

https://twitter.com/fllflyer/status/141 ... 31301?s=21
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A police investigation is taking place at FLL, where Terminals 2 and 3 have been closed due to a reported threat.

https://twitter.com/fllflyer/status/141 ... 31301?s=21

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by asuflyer
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 189
Views: 50291

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

https://simpleflying.com/aeromexico-10- ... 37-planes/
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Aeromexico is in the process of taking delivery of 6 secondhand 737-800's ex Norwegian and TUI to replace older examples and 737-700's. The following registrations have been allocated.

XA-EBN
XA-OCA
XA-OCB
XA-OCC
XA-OOO
XA-PPP

https://simpleflying.com/aeromexico-10- ... 37-planes/

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by asuflyer
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2175
Views: 419748

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

AA has loaded PHL-KIN in the GDS, 3 times weekly with an A321 from Dec 5th. It was not mentioned in any press release, so it may be announced with other routes at a later point. Out of curiosity, does anyone know why AA doesn't fly direct from ORD-MEX? MEX is the 5th busiest Intl route from ORD and ...

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 05, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 89374

Re: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL

I fully recognize this is not important for the final investigation, but it really surprises me i've never heard in the entire ATC comms the words "Pan Pan" or "Mayday"...i really wish all the best for the pilots. Nobody in the US uses mayday or pan pan usually unless they are a...

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by asuflyer
Mon Jul 05, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Security Scare at EWR
Replies: 9
Views: 2800

Security Scare at EWR

This morning at Newark's Terminal C, a passenger exited through a secure door causing alarms to go off and caused mass panic among passengers in the terminal. The incident caused many UA flights from Terminal C to be delayed. The offending passenger was detained by Port Authority Police. https://twi...

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by asuflyer
Sun Jul 04, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds MIA-ALB/BTV/MSN/SLC/SYR/TUL
Replies: 45
Views: 7560

Re: AA adds MIA-ALB/BTV/MSN/SLC/SYR/TUL

AA has also loaded PHL-KIN A321 3x weekly.

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by asuflyer
Wed Jun 30, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Verde Gov't seizes Cabo Verde Airlines 757 in dispute with Loftleidir Icelandic
Replies: 16
Views: 6972

Cape Verde Gov't seizes Cabo Verde Airlines 757 in dispute with Loftleidir Icelandic

In a bizarre move, the Cape Verdean government has ordered Cabo Verde Airlines to be renationalized and has seized a Cabo Verde Airlines 757, registration D4-CCG at SID which is leased from Loftleidir Icelandic/Icelandair. The government accuses Loftleidir of not upholding their 51% part of the owne...

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by asuflyer
Wed Jun 30, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Network Thread 2021
Replies: 82
Views: 4331

Re: Sun country adding MSP to Asheville and West Palm Beach

AVL seems like too small a market for two carriers. PBI seems like a no-brainer, I'm surprised they weren't already in PBI, although Midwesterners tend to frequent TPA, RSW and the west coast of Florida more.

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by asuflyer
Tue Jun 29, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX
Replies: 211
Views: 44870

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds JFK-ANC/UIO With 777-200ER + MIA-UIO, PHL-MEX

what a joke The issue is Eastern cannot compete in any market with competitors. B6 got approval for a second daily JFK-GYE that will probably kill Eastern's yields on JFK-GYE. And, If AA decides to return to ASU, right now the 788 is too much plane, but I could see something like a MIA-ASU-MVD-MIA ...

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