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by as739x
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest cutting back on aircraft cleaning for Covid
Replies: 60
Views: 10529

Re: Southwest cutting back on aircraft cleaning for Covid

You might want to present some evidence that "most airlines are cleaning more" since I haven't seen any reports of that. Then you haven't been paying attention at all. The articles and the videos have been everywhere. For example, look at what DL is doing. Massive cleaning program and com...

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by as739x
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How’s UA’s GUM operation at the moment?
Replies: 14
Views: 4327

Re: How’s UA’s GUM operation at the moment?

Are you looking at another airport? Most routes are cancelled and at most half a dozen United flights a day. It certainly looks like flights are operating to LAX, SFO, HKG, HNL, SPN, NRT, ROR, and SIN some with multiple 777/787. SIN? Don't think so. Source? They have been flying cargo flights GUM-S...

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by as739x
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue potential at SFO
Replies: 72
Views: 11504

Re: JetBlue potential at SFO

What niche are we looking at? VX is AS and they cover just about every market VX filled. The profitable ones at least. UA is hubbed at SFO, WN has a huge Bay Area presence. Not really sure where B6 would tap thats a so called niche. The Bay Area isn't the LA market so there are not as many markets t...

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by as739x
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair to BOG
Replies: 5
Views: 1858

Re: Egyptair to BOG

It's landing, why stomp on the breaks if you don't need to?

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by as739x
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JSX Coming Back to BFI
Replies: 8
Views: 2131

Re: JSX Coming Back to BFI

It appears JSX is coming back to BFI with nonstop service to LAS starting July 23rd. https://www.jsx.com/destinations Yes!!! This is great!!! Looking forward to flying on them. BFI to LAS? This will be a good one for them. I wonder if they plan to fly the BFI to PDX route. I was scheduled for their...

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by as739x
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9
Replies: 16
Views: 3679

Re: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9

What are those?? Sorry, as Critical said, being a widebody obviously bags and most cargo in is loaded in cans, with the exception of the bulk section. It was frequent to bump low priority cargo to get all the revenue passengers onboard. I wonder if the addition of the 2nd SFO-SIN frequency helped w...

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by as739x
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9
Replies: 16
Views: 3679

Re: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9

Jet-lagged wrote:
as739x wrote:
Usually with some bummed cans . . .


What are those??


Sorry, as Critical said, being a widebody obviously bags and most cargo in is loaded in cans, with the exception of the bulk section. It was frequent to bump low priority cargo to get all the revenue passengers onboard.

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by as739x
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JSX Coming Back to BFI
Replies: 8
Views: 2131

Re: JSX Coming Back to BFI

JSX will be launching new LAS service initially. OAK should return in time and once the fleet and passenger numbers return, then I'd expect PDX to launch. Interestingly enough the timing of the BFI-LAS would seem this will be flown by the BFI base, which never did open before Covid hit.

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by as739x
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9
Replies: 16
Views: 3679

Re: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9

Covid hit during the winter season. Chances are seats were being blocked for weight due to headwinds. This flight can be a nasty one during the winter. I have a Captain friend that blocked a 18:05 SFO-SIN, granted this was gate to gate. When working Ops in SFO, this flight would get restricted frequ...

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by as739x
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR New Terminal One
Replies: 155
Views: 21743

Re: EWR New Terminal One

A.net myth. There is nothing official on this It's not possible to line up two aircraft onto the 4/22s at EWR simultaneously due to the low-altitude traffic coming up along the Hudson for all LGA arrivals that come in from the south and the west at about 4000 ft. To do simultaneous approaches, you ...

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by as739x
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Slat problem on a UA 787 caused the same aircraft to conduct three emergency landing in two days.
Replies: 16
Views: 7988

Re: Slat problem on a UA 787 caused the same aircraft to conduct three emergency landing in two days.

https://www.aerotime.aero/rytis.beresnevicius/25340-united-airlines-b787-uturn-three-times-two-days In all three incidents, the 787 was only transporting cargo so there were only crew but no passengers on-board. How did they allow the aircraft to take off for the second and third time when the prob...

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by as739x
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Dreamlifter expected in SLC 7/1/20
Replies: 9
Views: 1264

Re: Boeing Dreamlifter expected in SLC 7/1/20

Ok, now the second hour of morning news, they are saying Dreamliner instead of Dreamlifter which would mean a 787. That makes more sense, if it turns out to be a 787 it will be a minor event. Will have to wait and see what shows up. Haven't we learned yet to not listen to the news regarding aviatio...

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by as739x
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1458
Views: 207708

Re: American adds more Asia to SEA, and other long-haul changes

Interesting increase in SEA, in the future possibly add routes such as Hong Kong, Sydney, Madrid and Auckland Not really sure your going to see any of these. HKG is now covered by OW partner CX, depending on how CX shakes out after all the turmoil. Madrid, no chance. SYD, maybe and I mean maybe by ...

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by as739x
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 787-9 Longest Route
Replies: 14
Views: 1820

Re: 787-9 Longest Route

kq747 wrote:
AECM wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
What is the longest regularly scheduled 789 flight?


Looking at FR24 AVG flight duration i think the top 3 are:

UA101 - IAD - SYD AVG 17h17
QF9 - PER - LHR AVG 16h59
UA29 - SIN - SFO AVG 16h19


tiny correction: IAH-SYD


tiny?...thats a 1,200 mile correction :)

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by as739x
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska
Replies: 76
Views: 12211

Re: AS officially sending the E175 to Alaska

joeblow10 wrote:
So is the operating temperature no longer an issue? Isn’t that why QX and CP stopped sending them to AK in the first place?


CP didn't choose to stop flying it there, Delta did!

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by as739x
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clearing customs in Anchorage
Replies: 8
Views: 1737

Re: Clearing customs in Anchorage

Yes....no transitting or tech-stopping in the US without full customs / immigration wherever the first landing is for quite a while now. I am pretty sure weather diversions can just refuel and go to original destination if nobody leaves the plane. Not sure how medical ones are handled. QF explicitl...

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by as739x
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 34010

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

KFTG wrote:
WN eating UAs lunch at DEN, now B6 at EWR? Smisek I mean Kirby better wise up.


Do you have a link to the numbers showing this?

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by as739x
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JSX Airlines to White Plains? New Routes.
Replies: 7
Views: 1487

Re: JSX Airlines to White Plains? New Routes.

sadde wrote:
Pinehurst has got to be golf tournament related


Correct; It's new service with hotels in the Pinehurst area that includes hotel packages, ground transportation and of course tee times. It will also be the first flying from JSX's new gateway base of DAL.

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by as739x
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kalitta 737 off runway in ROC
Replies: 15
Views: 5363

Re: Airplane off runway in ROC

DCA-ROCguy wrote:
Runway 10-28 (6,400') now open, so most operations should continue if wind conditions are suitable. I've seen a FedEx 767-300 approach to land on that runway, I don't know if they could take off.

Jim


To Memphis, thats plenty of runway for a 767

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by as739x
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA will close FA bases in NRT, HKG, FRA
Replies: 87
Views: 15424

Re: Rumour: UA will close base in NRT, HKG, FRA

Doesn't surprise me from a labor cost standpoint. UA is not the only airline cutting foreign crew base anyway. For example, while UA cut HKG base, CX had already cut their YVR crew base and a few others. I am surprise that UA actually still have a base in HKG anyway. They have what? 3 daily flights...

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by as739x
Sun May 31, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL1327 (FAI-SEA) diverts to YXY
Replies: 35
Views: 6171

Re: DL1327 (FAI-SEA) diverts to YXY

JNU is way too difficult, particularly for pilots who may be unfamiliar with the approach and a plane with mechanical difficulties. Hence, they chose YXY. Makes no sense. Unless the weather was bad they have a localizer approach. The cirus club flies it every year Your comparing a Cirrus to a comer...

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by as739x
Thu May 28, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA staff layoffs coming
Replies: 86
Views: 13310

Re: AA staff layoffs coming

No one could have predicted a Global Pandemic. Complete nonsense!!! I really wish people would stop saying that. Virologists, epidemiologists, biologists, and various research institutions have been predicting this for the past two decades at least. Thr truth is the airlines had poor business conti...

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by as739x
Fri May 22, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Etihad Considers Retiring A380s and Abandoning A350s
Replies: 104
Views: 26432

Re: Rumor: Etihad Considers Retiring A380s and Abandoning A350s

Understandable. Why add another type of aircraft in your fleet when demand isn’t there? Any idea what’s going to happen to the 5 A350-1000 that are already built but never put to service? Travel IS going to recover, the question is when. With A380s and 747s gone there will be a place for the A3510 ...

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by as739x
Tue May 19, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways plans IPO in 4Q2020, direct US flight at the end of 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 1926

Re: Bamboo Airways plans IPO in 4Q2020, direct US flight at the end of 2021

As much as I would like to see SJC get some love, I think this has SFO or LAX written all over it. IF, in this Post-Covid world, they are able to launch such service Hopefully Vietnam's containment of the virus will reflect in a quicker resurgence of the domestic tourism market, in which FLC and the...

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by as739x
Mon May 18, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 15074

Re: First SkyCourier Wings Mated

I am really surprised. I have never expected, that they will get the clean sheet prototype so fast into the air, as the assembly has started only few month ago. Seems I have expected something like the Indonesian Aerospace N219. First flight was 2017, only two prototypes and the certification is st...

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by as739x
Sun May 10, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Still no Asia service from CLT?
Replies: 70
Views: 7059

Re: Still no Asia service from CLT?

727LOVER wrote:
Aren't they building a new runway specifically for Asia flights?


They have a 10,000 ft runway. Not sure you'd need much more for Asia with a 777 or 787. That being said, the cost vs return on building a new runway for at most 2 daily Asia flights makes for some bad political decision.

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by as739x
Mon May 04, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air News And Discussion Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1824

Re: Boutique Air News And Discussion Thread

Well they lose Clovis, NM soon. I have only flown on them once (OAK-Merced, CA) and it was a wonderful, yet short experience. Hopefully things won't go awry for them here this summer. Yeah, they lost Clovis this week. They ended it on April 30, now Denver Air Connection fly’s it from Denver. I wond...

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by as739x
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Parked at GSO?
Replies: 9
Views: 3307

Re: What's Parked at GSO?

AS is Alaska Airlines not AK. Also, it is Alaska, not Alaskan. A technicality I know but an important one. That's was a typo more than anything. But thanks for pointing that out I guess? Simple mistake, but like nails on a chalkboard to Alaska peeps! Funny story when AS started flying into EWR back...

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by as739x
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 185
Views: 40591

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

https://www.jetsuite.com


JetSuiteAir (Superior) is not dead. It has been shutdown temporarily due to obvious reason. At this point, intentions will be to bring it back. Stay tuned!
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FRAborn wrote:
Looks like the private side is dead.
https://www.jetsuite.com


JetSuiteAir (Superior) is not dead. It has been shutdown temporarily due to obvious reason. At this point, intentions will be to bring it back. Stay tuned!

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by as739x
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jonesboro (JBR) Arkansas airport almost destroyed by a tornado
Replies: 7
Views: 1871

Jonesboro (JBR) Arkansas airport almost destroyed by a tornado

https://twitter.com/KJNBNews/status/1244042771587104769

I’ve also received many pics from my former coworkers. The terminal is trashed. Thankfully haven’t heard of any injuries
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Jonesboro KJBR has been almost destroyed by a tornado, just a few hours ago

https://twitter.com/KJNBNews/status/1244042771587104769

I’ve also received many pics from my former coworkers. The terminal is trashed. Thankfully haven’t heard of any injuries

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by as739x
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thief River Falls switching to Denver Air Connection from Boutique Air
Replies: 13
Views: 2585

Re: Thief River Falls switching to Denver Air Connection from Boutique Air

I am an EAS supporter and live near TVF, but this is just a silly service with GFK, BJI, and FAR all within 45 to 120 minutes. The area is not short on accessible commercial service airports. This is 100% a digikey and some extent Polaris, Marvin, and Artic Cat flight service. I'm sure the belly is...

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by as739x
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC 8839 evacuated at SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 8818

Re: AC 8839 evacuated at SFO

The joke doesn’t work sadly because it’s Jazz, not Air Canada. Flying on behalf of Air Canada, so yes, the joke does work :sarcastic: Only these things are Air Canada: the crew uniforms, the food, the coffee, the paint on the aircraft, the destinations, and the capacity purchased by Air Canada in t...

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by as739x
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta have flight going into Riverside, CA ?
Replies: 14
Views: 4554

Re: Why does Delta have flight going into Riverside, CA ?

Newark727 wrote:
KFTG wrote:
Let's see...
- KRIV is an air reserve base.
- The flight departed from KSVN, aka Hunter AAF.
It doesn't take a degree in rocket science to figure this out.
(Or maybe it does?)


Nobody likes a smartass dude


I agree with KFTG

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by as739x
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182714

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

Another prediction: Compass and GoJet “may” weather this better than other regionals just because their declining staffing levels with the Trans State announcement should provide adequate staffing levels during the course of the year, if there is ANY incentive to put everyone on a single seniority ...

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by as739x
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 11061

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020

I doubt it. United is gaining three gates in T2, not enough to justify a United Club. If there was a United Club, passengers departing from Boarding Area E would have the tough decision of using the T2 United Club or the T3 Club. Why bother connecting airside to T3 then? United could run a shuttle ...

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by as739x
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska future in Portland 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 7563

Re: Alaska future in Portland 2020

ericm2031 wrote:
With no competition to FLL, MIA would be a natural add


These are long,thin and low yield destinations. I don't know what is natural about them. Planes can be used on more profitable routes

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by as739x
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 3678, EWR-SAT, divert to IND on 2/19
Replies: 17
Views: 2221

Re: UA 3678, EWR-SAT, divert to IND on 2/19

IND seems to be less than halfway to SAT from EWR, wonder why not divert to a closer airport if fuel related? Well closer airports are being hit by weather. Also, IND is a crew base for Republic, could be a crew change required and IND is also an easy airport to get in and out of. The winds aloft o...

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by as739x
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO landing Rwy 01R today
Replies: 59
Views: 9704

Re: SFO landing Rwy 01R today

catiii wrote:
I flew in today from ZRH on LX38 (a773). Initially I thought we were lined up for 28L but then we made a Kai Tak like circling approach to 1R.

The pilot flying made a very nice landing too.


If you have Instagram, "b_777_300er" has a great video of the landing of your flight!

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by as739x
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 11061

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2020

Is Qatar still starting SFO? Answer may be dug somewhere in the old thread, sorry

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by as739x
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STS Service Expansion
Replies: 10
Views: 1627

Re: STS Service Expansion

The problem still is the lack of parking spaces and terminal room. Flights are routinely taking delays or having to divert due to a lack of ground space. Plus they just switched to a new private security contractor and they have been having problems getting bags cleared in time for flights. Given t...

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by as739x
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: December 15, 2019 HA#11 SFO-HNL Unusual Departure Route from SFO
Replies: 11
Views: 4052

Re: December 15, 2019 HA#11 SFO-HNL Unusual Departure Route from SFO

As Pinto said, this is "The Bay Tour". We can request this on pushback with SFO ground. By the looks of the flight path (it was strange), the standard path off the 1's may have interfered with an OAK departure, so some vectoring was required. That, or the crew wanted both sides to get a vi...

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by as739x
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nothing landing at LHR at the moment?
Replies: 27
Views: 9366

Re: Nothing landing at LHR at the moment?

It's ironic the BBC article came about about the so call Whistleblower saying that BA is tankering planes around, burning extra fuel and adding to air pollution. Yet,dozens of planes circling over London every morning burning fuel while waiting to land for a movement curfew and it's scheduled like t...

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by as739x
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indonesian Aviation is a mess
Replies: 10
Views: 2029

Re: Indonesian Aviation is a mess

Gia777, your thread seems to be more directed towards GA then anything, who yes are horribly expensive for the market they serve. But I can't agree with you more about Indonesian Aviation being a mess. As said above, no one will understand the Indonesian thinking. Hyflyeres, though I see where your ...

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by as739x
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is SFO-ICN so overserved?
Replies: 13
Views: 2756

Re: Why is SFO-ICN so overserved?

I think XaraB answered it up very well. Tech!! It's not over served if airlines (UA) are adding lift. Saying it's over served it probably the wrong wording

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by as739x
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Ops Sunday: Landing on the 01's?
Replies: 8
Views: 2964

Re: SFO Ops Sunday: Landing on the 01's?

What's not helping the matter of circling to the 01's is visibility is forecasted in the TAF to be around 5mi. The circle to land (a visual) usually begins at 6mi from the field. This will added more un-needed challenge to the approach or make it unusable. Scarebus is probably right that the 10's wi...

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by as739x
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airport Opens In Williston, North Dakota
Replies: 53
Views: 9663

Re: New Airport Opens In Williston, North Dakota

Q wrote:
No Google Earth Map shows Dang!

Q


Weirdly on my iPhone when you bring up the satellite view you can see the beginning of the construction . Image must come from somewhere else

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by as739x
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 805
Views: 146643

Re: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread

SocalApproach wrote:
Where exactly is he getting these pilots from to launch earlier?


Hmmm :scratchchin: There is a West Coast regional with +650 E170/190 type rated pilots that just lost out on an extension for flying 36 E175's for a US major. Good source of pilots

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by as739x
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia launching SFO
Replies: 28
Views: 8846

Re: Alitalia launching SFO

[twoid][/twoid] Haven't they flown there in the past too? I believe this route has been cut in the past after one of their many bankruptcies. They might not have any competition on the route to San Francisco, however Norwegian flies Rome to Oakland which is practically the same. How will they succes...

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by as739x
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska unique route for charter flight to Nome, AK
Replies: 19
Views: 4479

Re: Alaska unique route for charter flight to Nome, AK

That’s interesting considering that AS doesn’t even serve LGB. Maybe that’s in lieu of SNA due to being slot restricted.[/quote]

Not presently, but they have before

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by as739x
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight search from March 31st?
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Flight search from March 31st?

What is a good way to search the flights flown between ATL-LGA on March 31st of this year? Suggested good site?

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