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by ramprat74
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Announces 3 Month EWR-SRQ "Trial"
Replies: 19
Views: 8112

RE: UA Announces 3 Month EWR-SRQ "Trial"

The only reason UA has mainline into SRQ is because Jeff has his home there.

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by ramprat74
Fri Aug 22, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Lure Top Fliers With Hot Meals
Replies: 104
Views: 17392

RE: United To Lure Top Fliers With Hot Meals

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDH3E" class="quote" target="_blank">RDH3E</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>The Kona coffee is much better than Starbucks....

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by ramprat74
Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Lure Top Fliers With Hot Meals
Replies: 104
Views: 17392

RE: United To Lure Top Fliers With Hot Meals

Now get rid of the vending machine coffee and go back to Starbucks.

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by ramprat74
Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terminal Construction In USA Vs EU
Replies: 45
Views: 11040

RE: Terminal Construction In USA Vs EU

Those gates at <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>, B30/32 and B34/36 were built to operate one widebody or two 737 aircraft on them. When I worked there in the mid...

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by ramprat74
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737NG Question
Replies: 11
Views: 3554

RE: UA 737NG Question

I know these affect the weight and balance of the aircraft. The Airbus fleet went from loading most of the bag/cargo weight in the rear to most of the bag/cargo weight going forward now.

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by ramprat74
Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continues To Fire And Outsource Employees
Replies: 95
Views: 18718

RE: United Continues To Fire And Outsource Employees

I love when people say going from <acronym title="Fly FTI">FT</acronym> or <acronym title="West Air Sweden and Capital Cargo International Airlines (USA)">PT</acronym> isn't a big deal. If you are the bread winner in your family and you go from 40 hours down to 20 hours. It will hurt big time! So as...

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by ramprat74
Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continues To Fire And Outsource Employees
Replies: 95
Views: 18718

RE: United Continues To Fire And Outsource Employees

I see the Willis Tower <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> department is not outsourced yet. The UAL <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> de-icing crew...

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by ramprat74
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did CO De-hub DEN?
Replies: 60
Views: 16349

RE: Why Did CO De-hub DEN?

They finally razed the old parking garage. I use to play inline hockey at the old AMR Combs hangar off of Mountview when the the new airport opened up. I don't know if this hangar is one a the few still in use on the south side?

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by ramprat74
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did CO De-hub DEN?
Replies: 60
Views: 16349

RE: Why Did CO De-hub DEN?

I worked at Stapleton and DIA. I liked Stapleton more because I like old dirty things. I will say that Stapleton was a cesspool! The only concourses that were nice were A, B, and E. The terminal was falling apart. The two east-west runways were to close to together to use while in bad weather. The I...

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by ramprat74
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non Hub Airports That Were Overbuilt
Replies: 136
Views: 24572

RE: Non Hub Airports That Were Overbuilt

AVP terminal is way too big for the area traffic.

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by ramprat74
Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

The Delta Skyteam 757 has been out of service for a few days with the bad engine. I wouldn't want to see the bill to fly in that engine.

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by ramprat74
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Radar Domes At LAX 1979?
Replies: 7
Views: 2271

RE: Radar Domes At LAX 1979?

Wasn't that building part of the Los Angeles AFB?

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by ramprat74
Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Ramp Goes Union
Replies: 42
Views: 5924

RE: Spirit Ramp Goes Union

I feel sorry for these guys. The ink won't even be dry on their first CBA when Spirit management outsources these jobs.

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by ramprat74
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

I just heard good news about <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. The old Wendy's and pizza joint in the food court will become a <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> food cart pod. They said 6 food carts ha...

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by ramprat74
Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bigfoot0503" class="quote" target="_blank">bigfoot0503</a> (<a href="#80" class="quote">Reply 80</a>):<br/><i>Wow...not good...fortunately passe...

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by ramprat74
Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bigfoot0503" class="quote" target="_blank">bigfoot0503</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>I noticed on the Port of Portland ...

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by ramprat74
Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Antonov Plane At PDX?
Replies: 7
Views: 5768

RE: Why Antonov Plane At PDX?

Maybe it's picking up some Helicopters from Columbia? I don't know how it made that u-turn on the Atlantic ramp. <img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/finklejag/photo4_zpsc9cc9d0c.jpg" width="640" height="480" border="0"/><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/finklejag/image1_z...

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by ramprat74
Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights On SEA-ANC
Replies: 24
Views: 4658

RE: United Flights On SEA-ANC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ikramerica" class="quote" target="_blank">ikramerica</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>It's not crazy for <acronym title="Uni...

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by ramprat74
Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

We still use all of the maintenance building and paint shop. The cargo building was built for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> back in 1968. We moved our stores down there years ago from the concourse. The Port uses the middle portion and Skywest uses the other portion for their f...

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by ramprat74
Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

Sad day at <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. The Tulips are coming down at the United Cargo and Maintenance buildings. After these come down, their will be a few more around <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</ac...

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by ramprat74
Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Co-location Tracker
Replies: 80
Views: 11553

RE: AA/US Co-location Tracker

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HPRamper" class="quote" target="_blank">HPRamper</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>3 gates for 6 flights doesn't seem very ...

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by ramprat74
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Co-location Tracker
Replies: 80
Views: 11553

RE: AA/US Co-location Tracker

AA has 4 <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>, and 2 <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> now out of <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. They ...

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by ramprat74
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Original Construction Question
Replies: 20
Views: 6276

RE: LAX Original Construction Question

In that 1956 video. It looks like they are pouring concrete in front of the new United maintenance hangar/shed. Who's hangar was that small blue one past the AA hangar?

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by ramprat74
Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

It looks like the <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Republic">POP</acronym> is having a hard time finding companies willing to pay their high lease rates and giving the Port 10% cut of their profits. Mia Mozzarella in the food court is closing. That...

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by ramprat74
Sat May 31, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Co-location Tracker
Replies: 80
Views: 11553

RE: AA/US Co-location Tracker

They're still separate at <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. US uses gates C17 and C19. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> uses <acronym title="Cirrus Airlines (Germany)">C9</acronym>, C10, C11. I can see US moving over to the <acro...

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by ramprat74
Sun May 25, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds SEA-OGG/SJD/BZN
Replies: 24
Views: 9610

RE: Delta Adds SEA-OGG/SJD/BZN

How many gates does Delta lease at SEA?

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by ramprat74
Fri May 23, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

PDX-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> currently runs 2 flights a day with a CRJ and CRJ-700. Skywest outsourced the <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> ramp and <acronym title="Continental Micrones...

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by ramprat74
Fri May 23, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

A rare visitor at <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> today. <a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/finklejag/photo22_zps7499b1fc.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/finklejag/photo22_zps7499b1fc.jpg" target="_...

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by ramprat74
Fri May 23, 2014 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ANA787" class="quote" target="_blank">ANA787</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>What is your source? Just tried a dummy book...

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by ramprat74
Thu May 22, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4
Replies: 222
Views: 19747

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread-Part 4

Bad news <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> cutting these routes out of <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> – <acronym title="Eugene - Mahlon Sweet Fiel...

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by ramprat74
Mon May 19, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Mainline ONT-SLC
Replies: 33
Views: 5972

RE: DL Mainline ONT-SLC

I can see the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym> station being outsourced in the next round of cuts. I will take the old days at the old terminal over this white elephant any day. Mainline to <acro...

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by ramprat74
Mon May 19, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Mainline ONT-SLC
Replies: 33
Views: 5972

RE: DL Mainline ONT-SLC

I flew mainline <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym>-<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> last November. It's sad what <acronym title="On...

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by ramprat74
Sun May 04, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa Lost My Business
Replies: 9
Views: 2851

Lufthansa Lost My Business

I am booking a trip from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Gdansk - Lech Walesa (Rebiechowo) (GDN / EPGD), Poland">GDN</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. Two year...

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by ramprat74
Fri May 02, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Alpa Group Seeks CEO Ouster
Replies: 128
Views: 16795

RE: UA Alpa Group Seeks CEO Ouster

Smisek sold $3 million dollars of UAL shares in February. He just bought back $800,000 on April 28th.

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by ramprat74
Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PDX Concourse E Extension
Replies: 12
Views: 4077

RE: Rumor: PDX Concourse E Extension

Wendy's closed all 3 <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> locations. McDonald's now operates out of the old C concourse Wendy's location. They even didn't want to pay the high lease rates for the food court location. The Port poured concrete to replace t...

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by ramprat74
Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PDX Concourse E Extension
Replies: 12
Views: 4077

RE: Rumor: PDX Concourse E Extension

I wish the <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Republic">POP</acronym> all the luck, not! Most of the airlines gave back real estate because of the super high lease rates the <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), D...

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by ramprat74
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: PDX Concourse E Extension
Replies: 12
Views: 4077

RE: Rumor: PDX Concourse E Extension

Waste of money and not needed. Plenty of empty gates on C and D. The rumor was United and Alaska switching gates.

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by ramprat74
Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss
Replies: 286
Views: 30454

RE: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDH3E" class="quote" target="_blank">RDH3E</a> (<a href="#244" class="quote">Reply 244</a>):<br/><i> Union employees are protected by their cont...

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by ramprat74
Fri Apr 25, 2014 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss
Replies: 286
Views: 30454

RE: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss

Did we post any cargo revenue numbers? I feel this is another piece of the pie that took a big hit because of the outsourcing. The sUA side lost tons of customers when they outsourced cargo years ago. I hear the same thing when they just recently did the sCO cargo. We should had never outsourced the...

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by ramprat74
Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss
Replies: 286
Views: 30454

RE: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss

On United's Flying Together website. They have 64 replies to the Q1 announcement. That's the most I have ever seen. The United Socialist Airline usually censor the employee's comments. They will even pull an article if they get too many negative comments. Why is it that the rank and file can see the...

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by ramprat74
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac Airport Minimum Wage Fight
Replies: 65
Views: 8089

RE: Sea-Tac Airport Minimum Wage Fight

At my company at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>. A bunch of part time ramp employees were awarded the Lead position. That bumps your pay $1.75 a hour. Guess what, they only received a .10 cent raise because they were already at a higher pa...

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by ramprat74
Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Financial Under Performance Continues
Replies: 208
Views: 24465

RE: United Financial Under Performance Continues

The station I work at, the company is still paying a vendor $40K a month to work the sCO flights. At the same time the United workers sit in the break room and watch them. We told the company that United workers should've been working those flights 3 years ago. Our former station manager even call <...

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by ramprat74
Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 3
Replies: 50
Views: 5463

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 3

Nobody probably wants that aircraft. G2 with RR Spey engines with huskits. The thing probably burns way too much fuel.

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by ramprat74
Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX Pulling Out Of PDX?
Replies: 24
Views: 9572

RE: VX Pulling Out Of PDX?

Southwest Washington schools are on spring break this week. Most flights will be full.

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by ramprat74
Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest UAX Eliminating All LMT-SFO/PDX Service
Replies: 20
Views: 7717

RE: Skywest UAX Eliminating All LMT-SFO/PDX Service

I can see the <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> feeder routes being gone soon. Now you only have <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>, <acronym title="Redmond - Roberts Field (RDM / KRDM), USA ...

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by ramprat74
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest UAX Eliminating All LMT-SFO/PDX Service
Replies: 20
Views: 7717

RE: Skywest UAX Eliminating All LMT-SFO/PDX Service

AS will not start this route again. The Dash-8-400 is too large. You might have a better chance seeing Seaport flying PDX-LMT-PDX soon.

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by ramprat74
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS PDX-SFO To Go All 737 Mainline In June
Replies: 9
Views: 3398

RE: AS PDX-SFO To Go All 737 Mainline In June

Maybe it has to do with SFO 2 runway closure this summer? Either way this is not a route for a turboprop.

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by ramprat74
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX Pulling Out Of PDX?
Replies: 24
Views: 9572

RE: VX Pulling Out Of PDX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/raddek" class="quote" target="_blank">raddek</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Well <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</ac...

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by ramprat74
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: UA Looking At Bids For Outsourcing
Replies: 133
Views: 23086

RE: RUMOR: UA Looking At Bids For Outsourcing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jamake1" class="quote" target="_blank">Jamake1</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i>I am wondering if any <acronym title="Unit...

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by ramprat74
Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 3
Replies: 50
Views: 5463

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 3

G4 and SY had a few ENV charters out of PDX this month.

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