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by Cubsrule
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99214

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

We have quite a few new additions to start later in the year. We'll grow. Just won't be anything historical. We’ll see I guess....March numbers should be a good indicator....a little birdie tells me one of Nashville’s largest employers with a national footprint put a 30-day ban on non-essential bus...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99214

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

A smaller but significant milestone today: mainline AC is back for the first time in I don't know how long. And while the pitch on the E90s isn't great toward the back, it's otherwise a really nice onboard product, including PTVs.

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by Cubsrule
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/1/2020:AA Moves IPT to CLT;DL Adds SEA-CMH/DFW;3M Adds CHS;Y4 Adds MLM-PDX/SEA/SMF
Replies: 67
Views: 13001

Re: OAG Changes 3/1/2020:AA Moves IPT to CLT;DL Adds SEA-CMH/DFW;3M Adds CHS;Y4 Adds MLM-PDX/SEA/SMF

**AA CLT-IPT AUG 0>0.8[0] SEP 0>1.9[0] OCT 0>1.8[0] NOV 0>1.9[0] DEC 0>1.9[0] **AA IPT-PHL AUG 1.8>1.0[3] SEP 1.9>0[2] OCT 1.8>0[2] NOV 1.9>0[1.9] DEC 1.9>0[2.0] This is interesting. Obviously there's no O&D between IPT and PHL, but it seems unusual to see this kind of overflying of a hub in fa...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/1/2020:AA Moves IPT to CLT;DL Adds SEA-CMH/DFW;3M Adds CHS;Y4 Adds MLM-PDX/SEA/SMF
Replies: 67
Views: 13001

Re: OAG Changes 3/1/2020:AA Moves IPT to CLT;DL Adds SEA-CMH/DFW;3M Adds CHS;Y4 Adds MLM-PDX/SEA/SMF

good morning enilria. Thanks for this as usual. Interesting to see how quickly AS responded to DL's additions. There is more capacity to some of these midcon/transcon destinations out of SEA now than LAX/SFO. Also, I'm surprised there hasn't been even more ICN cuts. I'd expect to see more out of KE...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways
Replies: 289
Views: 35074

Re: U.S. Air Rebranding to U.S. Airways

No, I as referring to the mainline painting strategy they used. Because of 9/11, most anything about the "last painted plane" went up in smoke. The DC9 retirement was three weeks prior to that date.....the MD-80s were gone by April 2002. Not long after that, the F100s were retired, too. T...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99214

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Does anyone know anything about the F/A-18 doing touch and goes on 20L yesterday late afternoon?

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by Cubsrule
Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to start CHS
Replies: 23
Views: 3248

Re: Silver Airways to start CHS

This is exactly the kind of niche flying I figure makes sense for Silver Airways. It seems they've more or less tapped out every possible opportunity within Florida after all! CHS is on a gradual but interesting streak of new service between this, BA, AS, G4 and even WN (though they’re fairly old n...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11969

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

I work in the Colorado ski industry, and news of this flight has definitely been talk of the town lately. For many of the ski resorts out here, Texas is the largest destination market and are some of the highest spenders. While this route comes as a surprise, it does makes sense. I cannot speak to ...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 12964

Re: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?

I feel like love is really overstating it. Allows a trip to be one day or whatever instead adding overnights is more like it. Agreed. Very few people "love" a 5 am flight. Maybe business traveler's accountants love them for not having to pay for a hotel overnight though. Not accountants n...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX to Old Town San diego -amtrak bus or drive
Replies: 15
Views: 841

Re: LAX to Old Town San diego -amtrak bus or drive

Booking sites show one-way car rental from 3-4 major companies in LAX, compact SUV to mid-size, drop off same day or next day in SAN, runs from $55-$75 including one-way drop-off charge. For three people, not a bad deal. And a delayed arrival in LAX or traffic getting to Union Station could make th...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: That disappearing sound at airports
Replies: 6
Views: 660

Re: That disappearing sound at airports

Thank you for the link and posting these pictures. Of course I still remember that sound. In Frankfurt, typically, at least one letter would get stuck but it was never a problem. https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/DEAF/production/_110870075_jfk1962.jpg I cannot see any airline name or airl...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99214

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

One thing that continues to surprise me looking at yield data is how WN still does not control BNA point of sale despite being the far and away largest carrier in terms of flights. It depends on quite a bit of connections to fill the aircraft. This would seem to indicate a lot of ff with legacy car...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757-300 dual jetway boarding
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: 757-300 dual jetway boarding

I don't know too many airports in the United States that have two jetways for domestic use. I think the few that have two jetways at a gate have them at the international terminal. That said, I don't know how many airports in the United States have two jetways at all at a given gate. Most UA hubs h...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada
Replies: 61
Views: 7714

Re: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada

That may have been true out west, but out of YYZ, I just think it was no longer economical, even though most 1900 routes were monopolies. Indeed. I live in a former GGN city, used the service a fair amount, and didn’t really have serious problems; reliability seemed similar to the WS/Encore platoon...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Open Skies" in a World of Slot-Controlled Airports
Replies: 49
Views: 5646

Re: "Open Skies" in a World of Slot-Controlled Airports

99% of the airports in the world outside the US is slot controlled. This is exactly to prevent overcapacity issue, e.g. waiting 50 minutes for a gate like the major airports around USA do. Exactly which airport(s) are you talking about? I think the last place I waited that long for a gate was at OG...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Open Skies" in a World of Slot-Controlled Airports
Replies: 49
Views: 5646

Re: "Open Skies" in a World of Slot-Controlled Airports

99% of the airports in the world outside the US is slot controlled. This is exactly to prevent overcapacity issue, e.g. waiting 50 minutes for a gate like the major airports around USA do. Exactly which airport(s) are you talking about? I think the last place I waited that long for a gate was at OG...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 35 minute layover at DCA for American Eagle connection?
Replies: 7
Views: 653

Re: 35 minute layover at DCA for American Eagle connection?

AA absolutely can and does escort passengers on tight connections between 35X aircraft. I used to do it pretty routinely on a tight CRW-DCA-BNA connection I used quite a bit. Maybe I just got unlucky or somebody new. A couple of years ago, I asked about doing this and the ramp worker told me no, ev...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 35 minute layover at DCA for American Eagle connection?
Replies: 7
Views: 653

Re: 35 minute layover at DCA for American Eagle connection?

No, you will not be allowed to simply transfer planes on the tarmac, both for safety/security reasons (of not having passengers wandering around) and for logistics (your boarding pass will need to be scanned at the gate). They only run 1 bus from the gate to each plane, so while you don't have to g...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax Numbers Between YYZ-YOW-YUL During Protests
Replies: 12
Views: 2452

Re: Pax Numbers Between YYZ-YOW-YUL During Protests

To accurately compare rail vs air in these corridors you really have to look at downtown to downtown times, not gate to gate. If you do that, you’ll find rail is more competitive (and frankly far more comfortable in economy), which is why VIA has the success they do in this part of Canada. I was in...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada
Replies: 61
Views: 7714

Re: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada

Switching to become an independent carrier is a huge undertaking. It means building the infrastructure that the airline never had, with limited time and capital. To my memory, only one commuter carrier has made a real attempt to do this and that's ACA, after being dumped by United. It became Indepe...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future plans of Porter, JAZZ and Westjet Encore
Replies: 10
Views: 1751

Re: Future plans of Porter, JAZZ and Westjet Encore

YTZ main runway is only 3,988 ft. /1,216 m. Porter flies from this runway nonstop to places like Chicago MDW and Myrtle Beach. The ATR can't do this? The ATR would also be completely uncompeitive on routes where Porter compete with jets out of Pearson, YOW and YUL. On the DH4, flight time differenc...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Unusual Landing at ORD
Replies: 14
Views: 5600

Re: Very Unusual Landing at ORD

I’ve lived outside ORD for over 3yrs now and fly into the airport weekly. Tonight, for the first time ever, I saw multiple airplanes fly north over the Loop, up to Winnetka, conduct a left turn, and land on what appears to be runway 22R. I’ve never seen airplanes land in this direction before. AA22...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747-400 with three jetways attached
Replies: 18
Views: 2856

Re: 747-400 with three jetways attached

Keep in mind that many if not most gates designed with the 388 in mind cannot put three jet bridges on a 744 since upper deck boarding is not possible on the 744.

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by Cubsrule
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 3678, EWR-SAT, divert to IND on 2/19
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

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

Republic will favor IND/CMH/PIT/SDF when necessary. (Not anecdotal). If they need to top up, that's where they're heading. And that makes sense. Those are mostly bases and all have a fair amount of excess gate space and, likely, staff time that makes a gas and go quicker. On a UA flight, a quick st...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ex US Air 757-200s
Replies: 17
Views: 2697

Re: Ex US Air 757-200s

BravoOne wrote:
TTailedTiger wrote:
AA also operates the 757 on PHX-DCA.



Don't get your point?


When the "PHX 752s" were segregated to PHX and focused on Hawaii, they also operated PHX-DCA, PHX-CUN, and once in a while some other stuff like PHX-DFW/SAN.

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by Cubsrule
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airline fleets are getting older
Replies: 30
Views: 5125

Re: airline fleets are getting older

Just like the average age of cars on the road keeps increasing, and for the same reason. They are more reliable and last longer than cars of previous generations. I don't think you'll want to try to argue that point, not in narrowbodies, anyway. Lots of A320s got retired before they hit 30 years ol...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 20863

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

There are a lot of reasons why. Bottom line is that Delta has made the most of their opportunities since the last wave of major mergers. Delta closed two hubs (MEM, CVG) and reallocated those assets to other areas of their network where they had a larger ROI. Hubs are costly to run. Meanwhile AA di...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts
Replies: 94
Views: 14806

Re: OAG Changes 2/16/2020:China-geddon;AD Suspends BEL-FLL;NK Adds SEA-BUR,Cuts SEA-DFW;Hopskotch Air?;Deep WN MAX Cuts

*WN SLC-STL JUN 0.9>0.2[0] JUL 0.9>0[0] AUG 0.3>0[0.0] WN just started this route about 5 months ago. Strange that they're killing it so soon. DL runs 3X daily on A319s so there must not be enough capacity to go around. WN MAX Swiss cheese schedule cuts are the results of this. Basically they set o...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99214

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Went thru the MAX changes -70 (-7.5%) a week total from original schedule even -10 daily Total flights 858 now for June. Do you know which routes those are? BNA is obviously a growth market for WN but OTOH they've also done much of the cutting on long, low-frequency routes served easily over other ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 995
Views: 99214

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Went thru the MAX changes -70 (-7.5%) a week total from original schedule even -10 daily Total flights 858 now for June. Do you know which routes those are? BNA is obviously a growth market for WN but OTOH they've also done much of the cutting on long, low-frequency routes served easily over other ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA is unhappy with Philippines Airlines expansion at SEA
Replies: 32
Views: 6808

Re: UA is unhappy with Philippines Airlines expansion at SEA

If the Philippines are actually practicing such discriminatory bureaucratic techniques, then I hope the USA never approves PR's SEA-MNL. I’m not sure it’s discrimination as much as appallingly bad infrastructure at MNL. Are other carriers getting in to MNL with similar aircraft at similar times? Wh...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA is unhappy with Philippines Airlines expansion at SEA
Replies: 32
Views: 6808

Re: UA is unhappy with Philippines Airlines expansion at SEA

I find it very unlikely that UA wants to operate SEA-MNL. You are absolutely correct, UA is not interested in operating SEA-MNL. SFO-MNL is nothing more than an unsubstantiated rumor that still exist. From what I've seen there has been no public indication that UA is interested in SFO-MNL. What we ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Mesa historically so bad?
Replies: 31
Views: 6044

Re: Why is Mesa historically so bad?

The DOT's Consumer Air Travel Reports have data for many carriers, expanded to capture more of the regionals. You'll see Endeavor, SkyWest, Republic, Mesa, Envoy, ExpressJet and PSA. There are stats for on-time, cancellations, mishandled bags, VDB/IDB. I don't know that Mesa is notably more of a du...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MS Westerdam "rescue" flights
Replies: 18
Views: 4300

Re: MS Westerdam "rescue" flights

Antaras wrote:
TC957 wrote:
I highly doubt Sihanoukville can handle an A380.

A380s need 3000m runways.
VDSV's runway is 2500m.
You know the answer.


A380s need 3,000 meter runways for . . . what? We’re not talking about terribly long flights here.

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/9/2020:NK Cuts BOSRDU,DEN-DFW/MSY,MSP-DFW/IAH,Adds LGAMCO;AS Adds PAEBOI;MU Ends HNLPVG,SFOTAO;SA IAD?
Replies: 64
Views: 12596

Re: OAG Changes 2/9/2020:NK Cuts BOSRDU,DEN-DFW/MSY,MSP-DFW/IAH,Adds LGAMCO;AS Adds PAEBOI;MU Ends HNLPVG,SFOTAO;SA IAD?

What on earth are you talking about? You do know that Alaska Air Group, Alaska Airline's parent company, owns 100% of Horizon, right? Why would Alaska's parent company let their own subsidiary fly for a competitor out of their main hub? They wouldn't. Clearly the previous poster doesn't understand ...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will SEA become the 2nd airport after ORD to be a hub for 2 of the US3?
Replies: 9
Views: 936

Re: Will SEA become the 2nd airport after ORD to be a hub for 2 of the US3?

At risk of sounding like Bill Clinton, it depends what you mean by hub. If we are talking about 500 flight, majority connecting operations, no, we are not going to see another US airport with two of those (DEN is probably closest). As others have pointed out, there are already a number of airports w...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD - ASCOT 6368 emergency landing a few minutes ago?
Replies: 9
Views: 1747

Re: IAD - ASCOT 6368 emergency landing a few minutes ago?

It's a British aicraft - call sign was RRR6368. It flew BZZ-DOV yesterday and it looks like it was headed west when it diverted to IAD over western Maryland. I can't tell you type beyond that it's something the the legs for a (relatively short) TATL Flight. But that may narrow things down to the C-1...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: West coast of South America - why do planes fly around Peru/Ecuador?
Replies: 6
Views: 609

Re: West coast of South America - why do planes fly around Peru/Ecuador?

As long as I've been going to Santiago (~15 years), the dogleg around Peru and Ecuador has been common on SCL-East Coast flights. Some carriers/flights fly over a bit of the Peruvian and Ecudorian coasts, though, so what you are seeing is likely a combination of terrain, winds, and avoiding overflig...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: You're Sick ... DENIED boarding
Replies: 8
Views: 1289

Re: Your Sick ... DENIED boarding

Cough, sneeze, temperature could also lead to Corona virus and that is serious enough. I think that any implication that the novel coronavirus is uncontained in the US is a bit reckless at the moment. There are only a handful of infections currently in the US, and those symptoms are far more likely...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Shores, AL Planning New Terminal
Replies: 34
Views: 5103

Re: Gulf Shores, AL Planning New Terminal

Former Brewton, Alabama resident here. Like most of you, I can't see Gulf Shores getting AND maintaining scheduled passenger air service now, or even after the new terminal is built. However, some smaller steps are possible, like less-than-weekly service by Boutique Air, Silver Airways or Southern ...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA5920 - Diverted BUR to LAX
Replies: 8
Views: 3005

Re: UA5920 - Diverted BUR to LAX

usa330300 wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
If it was a mechanical like hydraulics they may have wanted longer runway

Link?


Reading comprehension, particularly of the first word?

If you are going to be rude to folks, at least make sure you understand what they have written.

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by Cubsrule
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why do many flights from EZE to the US fly west over Chile and then turn north?
Replies: 7
Views: 2017

Re: Why do many flights from EZE to the US fly west over Chile and then turn north?

Interesting find - they seem to all be routed that way. If it were strictly an overflight issue, they could certainly cut the corner and still stay over Chile until out over the Pacific. To so routinely avoid the Andes seems odd, as flights pass over them regularly and there isn't always turbulence...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA sues DL over the use of the term “Flagship”
Replies: 322
Views: 34584

Re: AA sues DL over the use of the term “Flagship”

Update, for those who care (which might be just me!), delta.com has changed its website. Now instead of saying “flagship” in its booking engine, it says “FLAGSHIP A350.” Is that enough? I’m not sure. It’s definitely a closer question now than it was before, as the extra context may remove some conf...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada
Replies: 61
Views: 7714

Re: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada

Read up on the short and painful existence of Independence Air (formerly known as Atlantic Coast Airlines). They were a regional carrier for United, but UA dropped their contract. ACA had no choice but to turn around and reinvent themselves as an independent carrier, trying to carve out little nich...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT Crosswind Runway 5/23 is back today!
Replies: 33
Views: 5053

Re: CLT Crosswind Runway 5/23 is back today!

Does anyone know the last time 5/23 was used during the daytime, or if it is even still used for red eyes? It was used sporadically during the day as late as 2017. I think (anecdotally) most of the use the “end of life” was at the request of pilots of regional jets coming from the southwest who did...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Citation missing on Atlanta to Nashville flight
Replies: 16
Views: 5382

Re: Citation missing on Atlanta to Nashville flight

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N501RG

Not reassuring.
-->

LAX772LR wrote:
Uh oh. :(

On cell, but anyone have it on tracker?


https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N501RG

Not reassuring.

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada
Replies: 61
Views: 7714

Re: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada

I never ever considered 1900 service to be used for tourists or family travel. The main problem is the outrageous taxes and fees Canada imposes on airline tickets within, and to and from Canada. The taxes really aren’t the problem. Look at WS trans border fares, where close-in tickets on short haul...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada
Replies: 61
Views: 7714

Re: Air Georgian heading towards bankruptcy protection in Canada

Those cities are much further distance by a factor of 2 or 3 no comparison I looked at the YYZ-ROC flight to visit family in the Rochester suburbs, and the prices were ridiculous for a family of five. It wasn't $800 but it was over $400 per ticket. Driving is the alternative, but a cross-border ren...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49669

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

But I can't believe people are blaming the 737 for the pilots choosing to land with an outrageous tailwind on a wet runway and it flying off a cliff at like 60 knots. Yeah, of course the 737 broke apart, duh I don't think people are. That decision, clearly, appears to have been fatal. The debate su...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15821

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

You’ve clearly never flown LAN shorthaul, then... Also, which part of the GOL experience reminded you of Ryanair. The part where you got a free beverage? The part where you got a free snack? Or the part where you didn’t have to pay for your hand luggage? Honestly, I’m not sure anyone’s short haul p...

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