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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Icelandair wants more 737MAX8 aircraft.
https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/i ... 28.article
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...Jump to post
The first aircraft for ITA EI-EIB Ex-Alitalia has left the IAC paint shop in Shannon.
https://twitter.com/AndythePandy_/statu ... 1172627465
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
A photo of the oil leak.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FAJz0uKVUAU ... ame=medium
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/
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...Jump to post
Icelandair has also flown on behalf of Santa Barbara Airlines, they flew MIA-CCS and MIA-MAR.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
The arrivals level of Terminal B is currently flooded as well.
https://twitter.com/mikeybrasi87/status ... 9969955848
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. ...Jump to post
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.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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
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/
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...Jump to post
Lots of disruption on flights in and out of DFW diversions and cancellations today due to severe WX / Thunderstorms.Jump to post
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 (...Jump to post
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
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...Jump to post
The first 739 due for DL, 9M-LNL exited the Malindo fleet today arriving in HNL from KUL via GUM.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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....Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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.Jump to post
They still can't get it together on JFK-MDE and JFK-CLO. Yesterday's JFK-CLO is over 14 hours late.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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
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.
https://simpleflying.com/aeromexico-10- ... 37-planes/
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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.Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post