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by as739x
Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 8612

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021

Uh, no. UA is starting with 2 gates in T2 in November. When DL moves out, they are getting at least 2 more gates and maybe 4 more.... Yup, I've heard the same. It's why UA was pushing for the airport to finish the D-E sterile connector. And how much expanding has AS done at SFO since the merger? Wh...

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by as739x
Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 8612

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021

slight problem with your AC move idea to terminal 2. There is no more gate room, AS and DN took it all. Assume you mean DL and not DN. DL's gate usage in T2 is temporary while their concourse gets its facelift Thanks for the correction, it was DL. And when DL moves out it will just all be taken ove...

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by as739x
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 8612

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021

Cardude2 wrote:
slight problem with your AC move idea to terminal 2. There is no more gate room, AS and DN took it all.


Assume you mean DL and not DN. DL's gate usage in T2 is temporary while their concourse gets its facelift

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by as739x
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 8612

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021

I’ve heard Air Canada is going to take over that lounge space and move their operations to T2 at some point. We’ll see if it happens. I know the airport has wanted to move AC off of the G terminal for a long time but AC has resisted so far. I'm not sure AC service into SFO requires a lounge, especi...

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by as739x
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 8612

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2021

I’ve heard Air Canada is going to take over that lounge space and move their operations to T2 at some point. We’ll see if it happens. I know the airport has wanted to move AC off of the G terminal for a long time but AC has resisted so far. I'm not sure AC service into SFO requires a lounge, especi...

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by as739x
Mon Sep 06, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azores Airlines to start JFK
Replies: 18
Views: 5604

Re: Azores Airlines to start JFK

Does Azores still fly to Oakland? I remember seeing them a couple years ago.. Yes, they fly to OAK seasonally. They used to wet-lease Hi-Fly's ex-EK A343 and fly direct, but this summer, they flew one-stop TER-YYZ-OAK on the LR. (Pre-A343 they flew it nonstop on their own metal for a couple years w...

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by as739x
Thu Aug 26, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas FY20/21 Group Results, $2.35 billion loss, 2 A380’s to be retired
Replies: 110
Views: 15659

Re: QANTAS up flying International routes

These are cargo flights. Airwaysmag.com just recently has an article about QF restarted international service in December

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by as739x
Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE to retire A380 in the next 5 years, 747-8 within 10 years
Replies: 123
Views: 21574

Re: KE to retire all quads in the next 5 years

Damn. Was hoping we'd see a KE A380 here at SFO sometime in the future. Oh well, maybe we'll get the 748 if we're lucky... Right now we're stuck with an A330 :( Hope we'll get back the 77w service next summer. SFO had been seeing the sky blue 748 for quite a while precovid. Not sure if it was since...

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by as739x
Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS starts seasonal SFO to ZIH, MZT & LTO
Replies: 36
Views: 4258

Re: AS starts seasonal SFO to ZIH, MZT & LTO

ZIH/MZT are a restart technically. Alaska flew these routes years ago. ZIH was always a MD-83 and MZT was mix of MD's and 737s. Nice to see these coming back for sure! Loreto, I actually thought would be tested with 175's first. Do you mean a restart from SFO specifically? AS has been flying to tho...

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by as739x
Thu Aug 12, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS starts seasonal SFO to ZIH, MZT & LTO
Replies: 36
Views: 4258

Re: AS starts seasonal SFO to ZIH, MZT & LTO

ZIH/MZT are a restart technically. Alaska flew these routes years ago. ZIH was always a MD-83 and MZT was mix of MD's and 737s. Nice to see these coming back for sure! Loreto, I actually thought would be tested with 175's first.

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by as739x
Wed Jul 28, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Public Flying Demo Tomorrow at EAA Airventure Oshkosh
Replies: 76
Views: 9640

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Public Flying Demo Tomorrow at EAA Airventure Oshkosh

A comments: -I’m a bit surprised it uses a traditional 4 blade non-swept prop -surprised one of the exhaust flows is up over the wing. Guessing they figured something out in their CFD model to do this as it seems backwards. - I find the bottom brace very strange. It makes sense why it’s below the f...

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by as739x
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHI mulling restarting CRJ production
Replies: 79
Views: 10898

Re: MHI mulling restarting CRJ production

I think they should look at the 900 instead. It still sold reasonably and has good ASM costs. The 700 didn't sell at all for the last 8 years even while still available. Lufthansa had theirs for sale, less than 10 years old, well overhauled and most ended up scrapped because almost noone wanted the...

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by as739x
Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS BOI focus city
Replies: 95
Views: 15011

Re: AS BOI focus city

I can't really see them adding anything else as they seem to have most everything on the West Coast covered. BOI-HNL would be a possibility but I don't think a 738 could make the route. I could see BOI-RNO...I think AS might have even flown it before. I know WN did. BOI-LAS also comes to mind. They...

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by as739x
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPE-ONT
Replies: 17
Views: 3899

Re: TPE-ONT

https://crankyflier.com/2021/06/07/unit ... s-on-fall/


Thats weird, saw it operating today into ONT. Sitting till the morning of the 10th and departing back to TPE CI23
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UPlog wrote:
According to Crankyflier it's been delayed again to late October.

https://crankyflier.com/2021/06/07/unit ... s-on-fall/


Thats weird, saw it operating today into ONT. Sitting till the morning of the 10th and departing back to TPE CI23

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by as739x
Sun May 02, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air creates Super Air Jet, a new airline
Replies: 74
Views: 12481

Re: Lion Air creates Super Air Jet, a new airline

Not sure what is so unique about the livery.

usflyer msp wrote:
Lion needs to focus on improving their safety culture and training their existing employees not creating new airlines.


Agreed!!

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by as739x
Sat May 01, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2767
Views: 397873

Re: Southwest's Top Ten Connecting Airports

I am misinformed I guess, it seems odd Oakland is not on this list, just my opinion I guess. The "problem" with OAK is that it's poorly-located for east-west connections. It can handle SoCal-Northwest just fine but that's more of a niche flow than you see at places like HOU or DEN that ca...

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by as739x
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines plans to immediately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19
Replies: 63
Views: 9746

Re: Vietnam Airlines plans to immidiately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19

The US destinations mentioned so far (LAX/SFO/SEA/IAH) are within range of HAN without a stop, but SGN is a bit of a stretch without a stop or payload restrictions westbound. Therefore, should we expect to see these flights from HAN and tag to SGN allowing customers to fly same-plane service US>SGN...

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by as739x
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia Orders Four A330-800neos
Replies: 87
Views: 15812

Re: Garuda Indonesia Orders Four A330-800neos

I'd bet the A338 is a full or partial 77W replacement for Europe. LAX wont happen in the near future- and no way via MNL- impossible to get traffic rights. Or the a330-200s that they have? Although possible, Garuda has notably had issues with its 777-300ER fleet. Initially too heavy for Jakarta, th...

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by as739x
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is FedEx struggling to recover from last week?
Replies: 48
Views: 7969

Re: Is FedEx struggling to recover from last week?

It's not just Fedex, I had something shipped to me from the East Coast via USPS Priority 2-Day and it took over a week. A large amount of the USPS is delivered FedEx, so there is your problem. On a typical night in LAS for example, the FedEx 767 arrived with anywhere from 8-16 AAD's of mail. Thats ...

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by as739x
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 817
Views: 103257

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. Almost every major cargo operator has facilities within a stones throw of CLE. Personally I don't see anyone wanting or needing a cargo f...

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by as739x
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 817
Views: 103257

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. Almost every major cargo operator has facilities within a stones throw of CLE. Personally I don't see anyone wanting or needing a cargo f...

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by as739x
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2021:AA Add PHX-ACV/BZN/CID/IDA,CLTAZS,DFWIDA,LAX-DRO/MSO,MIA-PBM/TLV;NK +CAKMYR;UA Cut HAV,Add HNLSNA
Replies: 78
Views: 13004

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2021:AA Add PHX-ACV/BZN/CID/IDA,CLTAZS,DFWIDA,LAX-DRO/MSO,MIA-PBM/TLV;NK +CAKMYR;UA Cut HAV,Add HNL

Thanks as always, enilria! This is an odd one for sure: **NK CAK-MYR MAY 0>0.3[0] JUN 0>0.3[0] JUL 0>0.3[0] AUG 0>0.3[0] Since it's only operating twice a week, it looks more like an Allegiant route on paper... Not really an odd add at all. MYR was listed in the top 15 of destinations that NE Ohioa...

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by as739x
Fri Feb 12, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2047
Views: 388693

Re: AA to fly PHX-ACV

A “beach” destination from Phoenix. Likely not a bad add, to be honest. Not sure what your definition of a Beach Destination is LOL. The coast there is rocky and the water peaks at 63* Good hiking and biking however! The flight is timed well too, not arriving late in the evening when low fog become...

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by as739x
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JSX CEO Interview...
Replies: 10
Views: 1878

Re: JSX CEO Interview...

SanBdlFly wrote:
Ishrion wrote:
Is DAL-SJD Love Field's first public international flight? It's only a few one-offs though.

I believe they announced LAX-SJD first


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


Correct LAX-SJD was announced 2 weeks ago

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by as739x
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare 28R
Replies: 37
Views: 5818

Re: O'Hare 28R

And O'hare controllers always got a kick when I requested for 28R full length.....in a Caravan! One controller on a quite day just replied "Really?" and I replied "Nah, we'll launch wherever you want us to depart from!" That being said they will give full length occasionally to m...

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by as739x
Mon Jan 25, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT - New Service Announcement
Replies: 135
Views: 17219

Re: SAT - New Service Announcement

JSX is good guess. In the past 2 weeks multiple new routes have been announced including BUR-SLC,BUR-SJD and LAS-SJC. Texas is the next region of expansion JSX is focusing on, so this would be a wise guess :)

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by as739x
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boutique Air PC-12 Wheel Falls Off.
Replies: 27
Views: 5977

Re: Boutique Air PC-12 Wheel Falls Off.

This never happened to the mighty Caravan when I was operating IWD-ORD :)

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by as739x
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Landing on the 01's today?
Replies: 46
Views: 6032

Re: SFO Landing on the 01's today?

This is one I saw headed in that was coming in for what looked like an approach into the 10's but vectored around to eventually land on 01R: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW5313 always a good day for videos being uploaded to various sharing sites! Good viz today? Perfectly clear day here in ...

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by as739x
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Choice One Airlines
Replies: 10
Views: 2326

Re: Air Choice One Airlines

This is a great thing for those communities. I have nothing against Air Choice One, Boutique, etc., but if SkyWest puts in a bid, it’s an absolute no-brainer to chose them. There are countless reasons to pick them, while very little reasons no to. It’s been proven that SkyWest goes into these marke...

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by as739x
Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Choice One Airlines
Replies: 10
Views: 2326

Re: Air Choice One Airlines

From what I have heard, they are pursuing some cargo contracts. I can't remember if it was UPS or USPS. They have 5 of the new Cessna twins on order. Last I saw, the B1900 was missing parts and heard 2 of the new Caravans didn't even have their props installed. I feel for my friends there, but the o...

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by as739x
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Round trip routes where both legs travel the same direction
Replies: 11
Views: 3806

Re: Round trip routes where both legs travel the same direction

Qatar 737/738 the new service Doha-San Francisco seems to reverse route

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by as739x
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
Replies: 1019
Views: 91726

Re: Alaska Announces ANC-DEN/LAS/SFO, Extends PHX to Year-Round

Also amazed they've not been flying ANC-SFO??? Have they ever? Yes they have, I don’t have the dates but I know that they have flown ANC-SFO before. ANC-SFO was flown yearly till AS got slots at DCA. They moved the plane to the DCA-LAX route when it began and SFO didn't see service to ANC for years...

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by as739x
Sat Dec 12, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person jumps fence at LAS, jumps on AS 737
Replies: 86
Views: 15017

Re: Person jumps fence at LAS, jumps on AS 737

Sure it wasn't someone that popped the exit and got on the wing? Jumping on a 737 wing would be pretty impossible to do from the ground. If they were single engine taxiing, maybe someone could climb on to the leading edge by stepping into the engine? Otherwise, they'd have to be spiderman. My buddy...

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by as739x
Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person jumps fence at LAS, jumps on AS 737
Replies: 86
Views: 15017

Person jumps fence at LAS, jumps on AS 737

So apparently someone has jumped the fence at KLAS, then proceeded to jump on the wing of an Alaska 737 taxiing for departure. Pics sent to me show the emergency exits over the wing opened. I believe is AS 1367 LAS-PDX. It looks like the plane is on Alpha-Bravo short of 8L. Thats a pretty good run! ...

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by as739x
Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Launching BLR-SFO, Plans HYD-ORD
Replies: 50
Views: 9656

Re: Air India Launching BLR-SFO, Plans HYD-ORD

Amchi757300, maybe on the A350 which has more range than the 789. Someone on the UA thread says that while UA would love to fly SFO-BOM, the 789 is loaded with contigency fuel so the flight doesn't divert to Iran, Afghanistan, etc. With that you run out of range of the 789. Flights to China, South ...

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by as739x
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight carts detach and crash into a parked Alaska E175
Replies: 30
Views: 8366

Re: Freight carts detach and crash into a parked Alaska E175

This happened to AS in San Francisco right as the 737-900's came out. I can't recall which aircraft to was, but was a brand new -900. Parked at gate 22, a CO tug driver went past with cans for a DC-10 being loaded and came detached. My supervisor and I only saw the pilots go screaming down the stair...

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by as739x
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United extends Mesa contract; add 20 more E175s
Replies: 68
Views: 16368

Re: United extends Mesa contract; add 20 more E175s

3 more new ones just departed FLL this morning after clearing Customs, enroute to IAH

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by as739x
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 493
Views: 30045

Re: Qatar Airways Announces DOH-SFO for December 2020

Certainly having AS as a OW member soon won’t suck. Look at the AS route network out of SFO, take out the cities that already have non-stop QR service, and those for which other cities have better connecting routings (like AUS-DFW-DOH) and you'll see the AS partnership isn't going to amount to much...

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by as739x
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread 2020
Replies: 600
Views: 64871

Re: Virgin Atlantic 840P LHR-LAS

gdavis003 wrote:
It's joining Atlas Air's fleet. G-VROM



Thank you!

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by as739x
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread 2020
Replies: 600
Views: 64871

Virgin Atlantic 840P LHR-LAS

Virgin Atlantic just flew a 747 into LAS. Flight 840. Any idea who this 747 may be flying?

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by as739x
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 533
Views: 18889

Re: SIA to review fleet plan; future of A380 in limbo

I really hope SQ opens SFO again as there's lots of connections to India/Indonesia. CX is killing it with their A350's on SFO, LAX, JFK, YVR & YYZ. I think they kept LAX partly for cargo because that’s where SIA Cargo has a base. Pre covid they were larger in SFO than LAX. Perhaps LAX is more w...

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by as739x
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 748429

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

Cointrin330 wrote:
ddaly241 wrote:
What about EWR-MNL, huge Fillipino population in NJ and NYC and Philly area.


Long, thin route. Not likely. Business traffic small compared to VFR.


Not before SFO-MNL, thats for sure!

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by as739x
Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 748429

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

A real dark horse for the tropical weather destination in my opinion is SFO-DPS. Bali was a hotspot prior to COVID and it wouldn't shock me if it went back to that. I think SFO-BKK is still way more likely, but I wouldn't be completely shocked by SFO-DPS. You realize how few Americans are in and tr...

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by as739x
Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Group News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 533
Views: 18889

Re: SQ Boeing 737-800

Thread on it from last November when it was rolled out >>>> First SQ 737 MAX roll out https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1435589 To be pedantic, that was a thread on the SQ -8MAX. This is a respray on a 737-800, presumably ex-MI. Might make sense to consolidate this thread with that, u...

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by as739x
Fri Aug 28, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air 767 gear collapse in Bucharest
Replies: 11
Views: 3704

Re: Omni Air landing gear damage?

https://www.facebook.com/854389532/vide ... tZ3hEA1s8U


Talk about the right time and right place!

Looks like the crew had no clue something had failed. Obviously no declared emergency since so emergency services on hand
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talonone wrote:


Talk about the right time and right place!

Looks like the crew had no clue something had failed. Obviously no declared emergency since so emergency services on hand

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by as739x
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thailand: Corruption in Thai A340 aircraft deal
Replies: 80
Views: 12885

Re: Police: Corruption in Thai A340 aircraft deal

The direct flights to the US went ahead despite the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council objecting to THAI acquiring those types of planes. The agency questioned the feasibility of operating the fuel-guzzler planes profitably. Two years after the Bangkok-US services were l...

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by as739x
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 50197

Re: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October

Oh no, Roswell !! How to they get the crews over to pick up on the mainline planes from the desert? :)

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by as739x
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL #203 Abrupt course change west of Toronto
Replies: 5
Views: 2755

Re: UAL #203 Abrupt course change west of Toronto

I think abrupt course change is very much an overstatement. I've been directed on a lot more aggressive changes than that. This looks like a typical vector for separation, like MSY2351 said. Very typical when there is a large number of aircraft approaching from the same direction and on the same STA...

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by as739x
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State of Alaska wants to build a pax hub
Replies: 33
Views: 6157

Re: State of Alaska wants to build a pax hub

Can AS start ANC to PEK with their 739 ERs? Not a chance. China is a lot farther from AK then you think. The 739ER won't make Sapporo,japan. Japan is the only destinations within range of most newer narrow bodies and thats still running tight. ANC-NRT is about 300 miles under the 737-8 maximum rang...

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by as739x
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 772 at LAS?
Replies: 27
Views: 6874

Re: AA 772 at LAS?

Yes, aircraft have been in wierd places. There was a Delta A350 in El Paso and a Delta 767-400 in Sofia, Bulgaria Those were military, completely different and not uncommon. United also had a 777-300 in ELP To those inquiring with the DL 767-400 in LAS, that has been a very common sight the last fe...

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