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by georgiabill
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1034
Views: 122913

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

Would the old terminal make a good LCC terminal for spirit and Frontier?

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by georgiabill
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10714

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Any chance of TK topping off their 787 orders with 78J?

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by georgiabill
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am and the 747-400
Replies: 105
Views: 14268

Re: Pan Am and the 747-400

If the attempt to buy NW was before selling their asian route authorities to UA I would have thought government regulators would have demanded some diversifying of the combined asian route network

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by georgiabill
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 10714

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2019

Does TK need more 77W capacity? If so would they consider taking 9W'S as a cheap way to add capacity?

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by georgiabill
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1870
Views: 235359

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Any info on how AT is doing out of BOS? Any flight reports?

With TK switching to 789 on the IST-BOS-IST route next year how have they been doing this summer season from BOS?

Any chance of LP trying LIM-BOS-LIM in the future?

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by georgiabill
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - September 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 12993

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - September 2019

A few questions for Indian aviation fans. Is it time for AI to expand it's widebody fleet? I know AI has had issues with their 787'S mainly their RR engines would AI consider buying or leasing 789'S and 787-10'S. The 10'S could be used for higher demand flights to London and elsewhere. Or could AI b...

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by georgiabill
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?
Replies: 88
Views: 10441

Re: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?

I think AS has more to worry about Hawaii operations than HA does with WN flying from the west coast

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by georgiabill
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 71720

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Could an A330 do the route FRA-PHX-FRA?

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by georgiabill
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Further cuts at Avianca
Replies: 30
Views: 5172

Re: Further cuts at Avianca

who bought the 789'S?

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by georgiabill
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Future Fleet Matrix for LHR, LGW, and MAN
Replies: 31
Views: 7570

Re: Virgin Atlantic Future Fleet Matrix for LHR, LGW, and MAN

Is there room for the 787-10 in VS fleet for heavier demand Atlantic routes?

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by georgiabill
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 369
Views: 32616

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Any chance of AI ordering more 787'S or A350'S in the next year? I would like to see a mix of 789'S and 787-10"S ordered, but A359 and A35K would be an excellent addition to their fleet. Surprised AI hasn't taken 9W'S 77W fleet to expand international destinations

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by georgiabill
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2019
Replies: 155
Views: 18653

Re: Turkish Aviation August 2019

How does TK feel about their IST-BOS-IST services? Is it profitable any chance of seeing additional flights or the 77W on the route?

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by georgiabill
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1796
Views: 188660

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Any more news on the rumor of SpiceJet looking for slots at LGW and MAN using A330'S? Thinking they might be interested in the A330-300 fleet.

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by georgiabill
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 429
Views: 58160

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

A quick question if QF chose the 779 with reduced # of seats could it do SYD-LHR or SYD-JFK non stop? I am only asking as the 778 might be delayed beyond the planned services

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by georgiabill
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?
Replies: 55
Views: 10270

Re: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?

Hopefully a top off order for 789'S 6 to 8 frames and 4-6 787-10'S for asian routes. Has their been any rumors on the project sunrise aircraft?

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by georgiabill
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future British Airways 747 routes
Replies: 24
Views: 4853

Re: Future British Airways 747 routes

Wouldn't BOS also be on the 747 route list?

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by georgiabill
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 46487

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Is there any chance we could see an India group pursue developing passenger aircraft? Perhaps starting with regional turbo props, then regional jet in the 70 seat range and then entering A320 B738 size market in the next 20 plus years? I think India has the potential to pull it off. They have achiev...

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by georgiabill
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 756
Views: 89801

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I am hoping NK will give MHT some luv. Thinking initial service MHT-MCO,MHT-FLL and MHT-ORD daily service. This is just a hoping nothing more. Perhaps after MAX are flying again WN might add a new service or an additional daily service to existing flights.

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by georgiabill
Sun May 26, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Algerian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 72
Views: 6249

Re: Algerian Aviation Thread - 2019

Why are ME airlines staying in old terminal? Lack of space in new terminal? Costs? Or existing terminal meets their needs? Photos of new terminal are impressive.

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by georgiabill
Thu May 16, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 783
Views: 138263

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

I do not understand why DL deserves more route authorities than UA or AA. AA should have atleast gotten 3 authorities and started service from LAS. I hope AA challenges this ruling.

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by georgiabill
Fri May 10, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 31079

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Any chance AI is trying to add another slot or 2 at LHR and capitalize on 9W'S demise? Could a 77W be justified on BOM-LHR-BOM and DEL-LHR-DEL additional AI services? If so AI might tweaking their schedule if they can obtain additional slots or replacing 787'S with their 77W'S for additional capacity

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by georgiabill
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1796
Views: 188660

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Was 9W'S international flights to Europe profitable? If so could EY or the Tata's buy or lease 9W'S widebody fleet and enough 737'S to connect those flights and run a limited domestic network out of BOM and DEL? With 9W losing their LHR slots are the former CDG and AMS routes profitable on their own?

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by georgiabill
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34985

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Was 9W'S international routes profitable? If so could a group just bid to buy the international routes and a portion domestic slots at BOM and DEL to support international flying? With the loss of LHR slots is there value in the international operations to AMS and CDG?

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by georgiabill
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Suspends LAX/SFO/YYZ Over the Winter
Replies: 53
Views: 8104

Re: Air Italy Suspends LAX/SFO/YYZ Over the Winter

I for one was hoping to see IG fly MXP-BOS-MXP summer seasonal 3x-4x. Perhaps in a couple years they might look into it.

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by georgiabill
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1796
Views: 188660

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Should SG look into leasing 5 or 6 9W'S 77W assuming EY will lease them the 9W slots at LHR to restart BOM and DEL-LHR routes? I am assuming there is enough demand for another carrier on the route. If the routes are profitable SG should negotiate with Airbus or Boeing for A359'S or 789'S and replace...

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by georgiabill
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 681
Views: 171402

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Thank you Mafaky for the information. I am impressed by how much was done in under 4 years. Certainly a well organised construction project.

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 681
Views: 171402

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Not to derail the thread, just curious as to when the 2nd terminal construction is to begin? When built will it be for other carriers so TK can have this terminal for their existing operations and future expansion? Has construction started on cargo facilities and TK maintenance facilities? Are they ...

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by georgiabill
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies?
Replies: 29
Views: 3579

Re: Hobbies?

aviation enthusiast,brewing and drinking beer low and slow,bbq, cooking mexican and asian foods, farming,reading history,listening to jazz, and astronomy (currently building my 4th telescope)

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by georgiabill
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO
Replies: 145
Views: 28672

Re: TAP to add 15 new routes, 3 from OPO

:stirthepot: I suspect certain DTW supporters will need to be restrained over TP not listing DTW for future growth from LIS or OPO

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by georgiabill
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta News at SEA: A330neo EIS, A350 and A220
Replies: 53
Views: 9800

Re: Delta News at SEA: A330neo EIS, A350 and A220

Has DL anymore A330'S CEO on order? If so are any due for delivery this year?

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by georgiabill
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low cost long haul for Greece
Replies: 93
Views: 13801

Re: Low cost long haul for Greece

If DY makes their ATH-JFK-ATH route work this year would DY consider perhaps a similar 3x or 4x summer seasonal 2020(assuming aircraft availability) on a ATH-BOS-ATH routing in addition to their JFK service?

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by georgiabill
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 12714

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Did most of EA L1011's fleet wind up with DL? I seem to remember alot wound up flying with DL but the grey matter between ears is not as it once was.

I was shocked by how much they cut from MIA as it was always one of their most important stations.

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by georgiabill
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 12714

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Did most of EA L1011's fleet wind up with DL? I seem to remember alot wound up flying with DL but the grey matter between ears is not as it once was.

I was shocked by how much they cut from MIA as it was always one of their most important stations.

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by georgiabill
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388263

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Could a cargo movement affected the center of gravity enough to cause this accident?

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by georgiabill
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA issues advisory warning about overflying Venezuela's airspace
Replies: 34
Views: 3944

Re: FAA issues advisory warning about overflying Venezuela's airspace

Politics aside hoping common sense arises and the government allows humanitarian aid. I am sadden by what is occurring in Venezuela. Hopefully one day it will be prosperous country once again

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by georgiabill
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interflug and their A310s
Replies: 52
Views: 9370

Re: Interflug and their A310s

Ty SheikhDjbouti for the info. Surprised that those relativity young IL's did not find homes with CU or JS

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by georgiabill
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interflug and their A310s
Replies: 52
Views: 9370

Re: Interflug and their A310s

Where did the IL-62Ms go after leaving Interflug? SU or one of the new airlines started with the break up SU,at one point HY had IL-62Ms as well as A310-300. Tashkent had a major repair facility for IL-62's.

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by georgiabill
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines DC-10 "Spaceship"
Replies: 32
Views: 5154

Re: Western Airlines DC-10 "Spaceship"

I believe LAX-MIA was 2x morning departure and redeye departure from LAX for a peroid of time in the late 70'S and early 80'S. Yes both NAS and FLL were served by WA DC-10'S. Will get flight numbers as soon as I dig out old schedules.

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by georgiabill
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines DC-10 "Spaceship"
Replies: 32
Views: 5154

Re: Western Airlines DC-10 "Spaceship"

WA also flew their DC-10'S MSP-SFO-HNL-SFO-MSP in the late 70'S. Morning flight MSP-SFO and redeye SFO-MSP

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by georgiabill
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 135250

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Looks beautiful! I know not happening but one can hope BA decides to do a BCAL 747.

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by georgiabill
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When is Air France going to retire the A340!?
Replies: 42
Views: 1397

Re: Air France A340 Retirement Ceremony?

What happens to Joon's A340 are they phased out as Joon winds down or will the fly for AF?

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by georgiabill
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA
Replies: 81
Views: 15533

Re: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA

what video? Do you have a link?

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by georgiabill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country: New PDX Pilot Base by July
Replies: 33
Views: 3405

Re: Sun Country: New PDX Pilot Base by July

Perhaps a stupid question. How prepared is PDX for snow conditions. From what I heard 2" to 4" was expected in the PDX area. Sure they have equipment to deal with it. How often does PDX area see snow or freezing(icing) issues?

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by georgiabill
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maghreb & North African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 9261

Re: Maghreb & North African Aviation Thread - 2019

Is MS phasing out their 737 fleet in favor of A320NEO'S? Or is the just growing their nb fleet?

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by georgiabill
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Orders up to 40 737MAX and 18 A320neo
Replies: 38
Views: 11068

Re: Rumor: ANA on verge of 737MAX order

Is NH connected with HD? If so some could wind up with them.

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by georgiabill
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 605
Views: 86349

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

Not to derail the thread has anyone heard how the 78J (78X) is performing for SQ,EY and UA? Is it performing better than expected? What is the longest routes flown with the 78J (78X) guessing UA SFO-FRA-SFO (If it has been started)?

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by georgiabill
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 135250

Re: Rumor: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

So atleast for the short term no BCAL is planned?

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by georgiabill
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 387634

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

If EY and 9W can not come to a deal favorable to all parties involved is there any chance the Tata might make another bid? If not are there any other Indian companies or business people who might be in a position to make a deal to save 9W?

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by georgiabill
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 605
Views: 135285

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Has SQ,EY or UA given any indications how their 78J are performing? Are they meeting or exceeding specs?

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