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by doulasc
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 16
Views: 1863

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida (JAX/UST/GNV/DAB/MLB/VRB) Aviation Thread - 2021

I read a posting on Facebook that there's no New York City flights from MLB that's where JetBlue or maybe Breeze could come in JetBlue tried DAB to JFK a while back but pulled out of Daytona

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 112
Views: 18465

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I havnt heard any news on what cities Breeze will serve? In Ohio DAY was mentioned,Does TOL or CAK have chance with Breeze?

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 4629

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2021

I would like to see B6 JetBlue return to CMH,to BOS and JFK to start out with.

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 32
Views: 3016

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

How is Ulimate Air doing on the BKL-Cincinnati-Lunken route? Is there a market for CMH-BKL?

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by doulasc
Mon Dec 14, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 321746

Re: jetBlue to Miami?

I could see JetBlue adding Miami to JFK and BOS to start out with.

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by doulasc
Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cubana airlines to Canada
Replies: 17
Views: 3357

cubana airlines to Canada

Does Cubana Airlines still fly from Havana to Toronto-YYZ and Montreal-YUL? I tried to look up flights on Travelocity and other travel websites and the websites wont post flights to Cuba.What planes does Cubana fly to Canada.For awhile Cubana flights were operated by a 3rd party like TACA.Is it stil...

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by doulasc
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: where is N18121 Douglas DC-3 right now.
Replies: 22
Views: 4910

Re: where is N18121 Douglas DC-3 right now.

I still need to know where this DC-3 is and will it ever return home to Oregon.

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by doulasc
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Final Pan Am 707 routes
Replies: 13
Views: 3484

Re: Final Pan Am 707 routes

In 1980 I saw in a OAG a Pan Am 707 flight from POS-JFK in October and never saw another scheduled 707 flight.

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by doulasc
Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan am and TWA move from ORY to CDG
Replies: 26
Views: 4975

Pan am and TWA move from ORY to CDG

When Paris Charles de gaulle airport opened in 1974 was it mandatory that TWA and Pan Am to move their operations from Orly? I know later Pan Am pulled out
of Paris and returned later when they bought National who served MIA-ORY and added JFK-ORY then returned to CDG later.

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by doulasc
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: where is N18121 Douglas DC-3 right now.
Replies: 22
Views: 4910

where is N18121 Douglas DC-3 right now.

N18121 Douglas DC-3 former PBA N136PB owned by Aerometal International LLC in Aurora Oregon.Last I heard in the summer of 2019 it went to Europe for an event Daks over Normandy. Last I heard in Sept 2019 it was going to under go some repairs before making its journey back to Oregon.I have heard no n...

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by doulasc
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA and UA Douglas DC-7s
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

Re: AA and UA Douglas DC-7s

I’ve always been amazed at the speed with which the DC 7s and L-1649 propeller airliners were withdrawn from service when jets came in. Did AA, UA, and TWA make any money on them? I realize they were fiercely competitive on coast to coast routes and to Europe (for TWA) but I wonder how quickly they...

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by doulasc
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA and UA Douglas DC-7s
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

AA and UA Douglas DC-7s

What year did American and United retire their Douglas DC-7s from passenger service and kept a few but were converted to cargo use
into the mid 1960s.They kept their DC-6s for shorter routes until the Boeing 737 and BAC 111 came in the late 1960s.Delta kept their
DC-7s til 1968.

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by doulasc
Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 321746

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I wish JetBlue would return to CMH with flights to BOS,JFK and why did JetBlue leave DAB.

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by doulasc
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: concourse B at JAX
Replies: 11
Views: 2151

concourse B at JAX

When was Concours B torn out at Jacksonville International Airport.I see JAX is down to 20 gates in Concours A and C.Are there any plans to rebuild Concours B.

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by doulasc
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC-3 Seats
Replies: 10
Views: 2450

Re: DC-3 Seats

L1011dal wrote:
In 2004 I got to ferry the Delta DC-3 from ATL-MCO. Here's some pics from inside the aircraft and flight.
http://www.l1011.homestead.com/dc3int.html

Is that the DC-3 that's now at the Delta Museum at ATL

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by doulasc
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC-3 Seats
Replies: 10
Views: 2450

Re: DC-3 Seats

I rode on Flagship Detroit.the DC-3 had original type of seats and was a 2-1 configuration seats were small for most adults today.this was at a air show in 2017,

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by doulasc
Sat Oct 10, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 321746

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Do you think JetBlue will return to IAD? When Indy Air went under That opened up a lot of routes JetBlue could have picked up but they want to focus at DCA.

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by doulasc
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana, how much of the fleet is active?
Replies: 0
Views: 1798

Re: Cubana, how much of the fleet is active?

I believe the shorter flights out of Cuba are operated by a Third party for Cubana with Airbus planes.Cubanas flights to Paris dont they use CDG?

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by doulasc
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 154708

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

why no Southwest Airlines to Tallahassee.

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by doulasc
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Constellations to Europe
Replies: 24
Views: 6368

TWA Constellations to Europe

Looking at timetables by January 1959 all TWA International flights to Europe were all Lockheed 1649A Super Constellations aka Jetstreams.Then in 1960 Boeing 707s came on the scene for overseas flights and at the end of 1961 all Trans Atlantic flights were all 707s with The 1649A did all cargo fligh...

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by doulasc
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National airlines were just passing through one way.
Replies: 16
Views: 4114

Re: National airlines were just passing through one way.

Prior to National pulling out of Tallahassee Florida their only route was was JAX-TLH and back to JAX.No way that could have been
a profitable route for National.

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by doulasc
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National airlines were just passing through one way.
Replies: 16
Views: 4114

National airlines were just passing through one way.

I have noticed in the late 1970s National Airlines had some odd routes where they served a city with a flight passing through one way but no vice versa.example MIA-MLB-TPA but no return the other way,Why would they do that? Philadelphia was another example a one way route through PHL but no return r...

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by doulasc
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 13099

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

usflyer msp wrote:
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doulasc wrote:
AT CMH AA has two non stops to PHX one leaves at 7AM and the other at 8AM.Why not a morning non stop and a afternoon non stop.


I see flights at 7am and 6pm.

I will be traveling in July the two nonstops are 7AM and 8AM,I am on the 8AM July 7,right now AA nonstops are 7AM and 6pm

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by doulasc
Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA start their schedule earlier in the day?
Replies: 75
Views: 13099

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

AT CMH AA has two non stops to PHX one leaves at 7AM and the other at 8AM.Why not a morning non stop and a afternoon non stop.

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by doulasc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: tail cones on MD-80s
Replies: 21
Views: 5711

tail cones on MD-80s

When the MD-80s first came out in 1979 the tail cones were pointed.Later on the MD 80s had the screwdriver shaped tail cone.When American Airlines started taking delivery of their MD-80s in 1983 were they delivered with the pointed tail cone,when did Mcdonnell Douglas switch to the screwdriver tail ...

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 321746

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I wish JetBlue would return to CMH

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by doulasc
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Constellations in Europe early 1960s
Replies: 9
Views: 2249

TWA Constellations in Europe early 1960s

In 1961 TWA went all Boeing 707 Jets from the USA to Europe.I came across a few photos of TWA Constellations in Europe on Facebook that were after 1961.Did TWA keep some Lockheed Constellations in Europe for intra European routes to feed their Jet Traffic or possibility of a charter flight?

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by doulasc
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA-LHR non stop in 1970
Replies: 35
Views: 6165

MIA-LHR non stop in 1970

In 1970 BOAC started Miami to London Non stop service (to replace the two stop MIA-NAS-BDA-LHR) with a Boeing 707(sometimes a Vickers VC-10). Then the route came open for bids for a US Air Carrier to bid for nonstop MIA-LHR authority.I heard Pan Am placed a bid.I discovered Braniff was interested in...

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta DC7B inbound to ATL for DL museum.
Replies: 37
Views: 9248

Re: Delta DC7B inbound to ATL for DL museum.

It will be painted and polished for display at the Delta Flight Museum. As cool as it would be to have a flying example, that is simply not going to happen. This may very well be the last DC7B flight ever. :( Lets hope not,The DC-7B stranded in Charlotte may have a slim chance only if the right amo...

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by doulasc
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Ending MEX 1/9?
Replies: 75
Views: 16031

Re: B6 Ending MEX 1/9?

This is very surprising to me that JetBlue is leaving MEX.I thought that market would be successful for them.what happened?

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by doulasc
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 259987

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

jfklganyc wrote:
Anyone else notice the 321 on JFK ATL?

Yes last June 19 I flew JetBlue from JFK-ATL and the flight was scheduled to be a Airbus A320 but when I got to the gate it was a A321. and arrived ATL 40 minutes early.

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by doulasc
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 135312

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

CMHtraveler wrote:
runner13 wrote:
The last MD80 into BNA just landed.


Last MD80 into CMH just landed as well. Water cannon salute planned for its final return to DFW in about an hour. Good group of spotters on hand to say goodbye.

The flight out of CMH didnt get listed on the final flights map on facebook in the AA MD80 group.

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by doulasc
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 135312

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

This fleet retirement seems to be getting a lot more fanfare than a lot of other recent big retirements. Seems to be bigger deal than when UA & DL retired the 744s a few years ago. In a weird way, everyone knows but isn't directly saying it, its the end of the old AA we all knew and loved that ...

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by doulasc
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s
Replies: 34
Views: 5549

Re: Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s

If Braniff chose to keep their Boeing 707-327Cs for their LAD that would have given Braniff an all Boeing fleet,727s for domestic,707 for South American and 747 for DFW-HNL.Some parts are interchangable between the 707 and 727.

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by doulasc
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 20014

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

Again, MWAA knew all of this, and they in fact predicted it. The dynamic still holds true today (B6 isn't coming back to IAD anytime soon), the key difference has been UA's decision-making. IAD is still weaker than DCA on local domestic traffic. It seems to me that WN and B6 entered DCA limited. Un...

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by doulasc
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s
Replies: 34
Views: 5549

Braniff aircraft to South America in 1970s

I have always wondered why Braniff did not chose their Boeing 707-327Cs for their South Americam routes(aka LAD) rather than Douglas DC-8-62s.Braniff retired their 707s by 1973.I could only imagine if Braniff kept their 707-327Cs for their LAD they would have been upgraded in the wide body look cabi...

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by doulasc
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?
Replies: 25
Views: 4023

Re: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?

Maybe JetBlue could add that route but JetBlue gave up on IAD and has no interest in MIA

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by doulasc
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 29
Views: 4717

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

maybe JetBlue will come to CVG

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by doulasc
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Boeing 757 and 767 retriement schedule
Replies: 12
Views: 3868

AA Boeing 757 and 767 retriement schedule

In September the MD-80s will all be retired.Which aircraft will be next to leave the American Airlines fleet.The Boeing 757 and 767-323ERs have been slowly leaving the fleet
for several years as newer aircraft are being delivered.When is the 757 and 767s scheduled to be completely retired?

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by doulasc
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My JetBlue flight JFK-ATL
Replies: 2
Views: 474

My JetBlue flight JFK-ATL

On June 19 2019 I was on JetBlue Flight 719 from JFK-ATL leaving at 259pm,The flight was scheduled to be a Airbus A320 but got a A321 instead and it was all coach seating.I thought A321s were used on longer flights.How often does a A321 fill in on a flight scheduled to be a A320 ? I was staying at t...

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by doulasc
Mon May 20, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida
Replies: 32
Views: 5320

Amazon to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida

I hear Amazon plans to open a air hub in Lakeland Florida,How will this affect their hub in Cincinnati? Is Amazon planning on
more hubs around the United sates?

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by doulasc
Sat May 18, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 87
Views: 9873

Re: TWA Hotel @ JFK

I hear you have to have a reservation to go to the rooftop bar and pool,The connie bar.The sunken lounge or the paris cafe or you will be turned away.

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by doulasc
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 259987

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

JetBlue does not seem to be in a expanding mode.They are pulling out of DAB and people said the flights were always almost full.Also they are dropping BWI-FLL/MCO.How is JetBlue doing at PHL for their routes to BOS and FLL.I would like JetBlue to give CMH another try.They also dropped a few routes f...

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5
Replies: 47
Views: 9637

Re: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5

Does anyone know If the 1649A will be outside or inside once it gets reassembled at the TWA Hotel

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why B6 doesn’t fly NYC-DCA?
Replies: 33
Views: 5576

Re: Why B6 doesn’t fly NYC-DCA?

I was wondering when JetBlue drops service to IAD will DCA-JFK be added?

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by doulasc
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?
Replies: 109
Views: 17878

Re: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?

September11 wrote:
I just think it is little crazy AA did not put new livery on MD80s.
I wish AA would have done just a few MD-80s in the new paint job.

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by doulasc
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 97306

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

When B6 pulls out of IAD will they add DCA-JFK

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by doulasc
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is JetBlue doing at ATL
Replies: 3
Views: 1165

How is JetBlue doing at ATL

How is Atlanta working out for JetBlue.I was planning in June of 2019 to attend AI2019 convention in Atlanta June 19-22 but first I wnat to fly to JFK and visit the new TWA Hotel.I would fly from CMH-JFK stay a few nights and fly from JFK-ATL,I wanted to fly JetBlue but I am finding for June 18 no J...

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