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by doulasc
Sun May 28, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines at TIX(Titusville/Cocoa Beach)
Replies: 7
Views: 1640

Eastern Airlines at TIX(Titusville/Cocoa Beach)

Was Eastern Airlines the only airline to serve TIX? when did they pull out.TIX was in Brevard County and Eastern also served
nerby Melbourne and Vero Beach.Eastern had limited service to TIX with a few flights.Did any other airline serve TIX.Eastern pulled out of
Vero Beach in 1972.

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by doulasc
Fri May 26, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sunshine(AG) at FLL
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Air Sunshine(AG) at FLL

Map I saw was DEC 1974

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by doulasc
Fri May 26, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sunshine(AG) at FLL
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Air Sunshine(AG) at FLL

I am referring to the Air Sunshine in the 1970s that flew from MIA-MTH-EYW and EYW-TPA.was bought out by Air Florida in 1979. My question is I looked at a few route maps from the mid 1970s and saw FLL as a tag on from MIA.How long did Air Sunshine serve FLL and how many flights to FLL.was it with a ...

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by doulasc
Sun May 21, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cities with alternate airports
Replies: 44
Views: 4094

Re: Cities with alternate airports

When SkyBus Airlines was in service they flew to st. Augustine alternate airport to Jacksonville and Daytona Beach Punta Gorda Florida alternative to Fort Myers and Sarasota

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by doulasc
Tue May 02, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PBA/Naples AL operating as Eastern Express
Replies: 3
Views: 1015

PBA/Naples AL operating as Eastern Express

PBA operated numerous aircraft in the 1980s like the DC-3,Martin 404,YS-11,Embraer 110 etc.Later on the airline operated under the Eastern Express banner.The DC-3s operated for Eastern Express,But I am surprised no Martin 404s or other PBA planes did not operate for Eastern Express.I believe PBA fol...

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by doulasc
Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Florida bought Air Sunshine in 1979
Replies: 5
Views: 1885

Air Florida bought Air Sunshine in 1979

Air Sunshine was a carrier that operated Douglas DC-3s and Convair 440s from MIA-MTH-EYW and also EYW-TPA,Air Sunshine served FLL for a short while.In 1979 Air Florida bought Air Sunshine.Did Air Florida operate the DC-3s and Convair 440s for a while.I know none were ever repainted. Air Florida star...

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by doulasc
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The planes at AHM in Kansas City
Replies: 2
Views: 886

The planes at AHM in Kansas City

Will their super Constellation N6937C ever fly again? what about their DC-3 or Martin 404 do those planes fly
anywhere like to air shows.

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by doulasc
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue JFK T5 / Saarinen question
Replies: 3
Views: 886

Re: JetBlue JFK T5 / Saarinen question

I thought they did connect it look like it from the outside

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by doulasc
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Exits NY-SJU market from August 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 5697

Re: AA Exits NY-SJU market from August 2017

JFK-SJU in the 1970s had a lot of flights on American,Eastern and Pan Am.Pan Am dropped service to SJU around 1976 and returned in 1980 with the National merger and inherited MIA-SJU then Pan Am dropped that route and returned later.American has operated JFK-SJU for 46 years since they bought Trans ...

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by doulasc
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes
Replies: 107
Views: 21883

Re: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes

Is CMH- DFW still MD 80s CVG- DFW will be MD 80s for now

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by doulasc
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Douglas DC-3s in Ohio now
Replies: 0
Views: 382

Douglas DC-3s in Ohio now

I am looking for Douglas DC-3s that are in the state of Ohio.Can anyone give me any info.I know N137PB former PBA DC-3(still in Eastern Express colors) was in Fairmont ohio but is now in Thomaston Georgia.Thanks

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways at APF
Replies: 13
Views: 1620

Elite Airways at APF

When did Elite drop service to Naples Florida.Their website shows no flights to APF.What are other future plans for Elite

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by doulasc
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways (3M) looking to acquire larger aircraft
Replies: 40
Views: 7966

Re: Silver Airways (3M) looking to acquire larger aircraft

I hope Silver Airways will add Daytona Beach,Melbourne and more routes in Florida.Their route map shows routes they don't operate like JAX to the Bahamas.

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by doulasc
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 720 why was it built
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

Boeing 720 why was it built

I have always wondered why the Boeing 720 was built.It was a smaller cousin to the Boeing 707-120 which was a domestic aircraft while the 707-320 was for overseas flights.What purpose was the Boeing 720 that the 707-120 could not do.Was the 720 built to compete with the Convair 880.I also heard Unit...

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by doulasc
Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern's Boeing 757-225 any left flying
Replies: 23
Views: 7121

Eastern's Boeing 757-225 any left flying

Eastern was the launch carrier for the Boeing 757 in the early 1980s.After Eastern shut down in 1991 US Air bought the Eastern 757s.How long did they use them.Im sure they left the fleet long before the US Airways/American Merger.Are any still flying maybe converted to cargo or have most been scrapp...

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N836D Restored DC-7B
Replies: 0
Views: 674

N836D Restored DC-7B

What are the chances that DC-7B in classic Eastern paint job will ever fly again.Its in Charlotte NC.

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by doulasc
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 197803

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

Interesting CVG Florida line-ups on DL this coming "Winter Break" period: - 3x/day Orlando A321 (1), MD-80 (2) - 3x/day Fort Meyers MD-80 (3) - 2x/day Tampa MD-80 (2) - 2x/day Fort Lauderdale 738 (1), MD-80 (1) I know its far ahead, but we have not seem more than 1x/day on RSW/TPA/FLL in ...

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by doulasc
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 19615

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

Wasn't IAD built in 1962 because DCA could not handle Jets like the dc-8 and Boeing 707 and did DCA ever have international flights or did international flights go through Baltimore

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by doulasc
Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA mainline rerturning to CVG
Replies: 3
Views: 1362

AA mainline rerturning to CVG

I read in another thread that AA mainline is returning to CVG with flights from CVG-DFW in April with MD-80s for now.I looked at Travelocity.com and it still shows all flights are on American Eagle in April and May.So did AA decide not to bring mainline back to CVG.

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes
Replies: 107
Views: 21883

Re: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes

CVG I heard was getting AA mainline back for CVG-DFW and I heard MD-80s will be on that route.

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by doulasc
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N381AA DC-7B at New Smyrna Beach FL
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

Re: N381AA DC-7B at New Smyrna Beach FL

jonnyclam123 wrote:
based on the fact that they shipped it from Opa Loka on a truck I would say no
I never knew why they trucked it up.It would have been easier to fly it up since it was a short distance.Plane was still airworthy then.

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-Europe routes from 1960s-1980s
Replies: 52
Views: 7404

BOS-Europe routes from 1960s-1980s

Routes to Europe from Boston were mostly on Pan Am and TWA.By the mid 1970s Pan Am pulled out of BOS,TWA still had a few flights.After deregulation Braniff started flights from BOS to Europe and were unsuccessful.After they folded in 1982 Northwest started Boston to Europe flights,How long did that ...

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by doulasc
Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will Spirit go next?
Replies: 62
Views: 7368

Re: Where will Spirit go next?

how about Columbus Ohio CMH

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by doulasc
Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N381AA DC-7B at New Smyrna Beach FL
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

N381AA DC-7B at New Smyrna Beach FL

What does the future have in store for the DC-7B in New Smyrna Beach Florida.It was to be used as a restaurant and has failed to materialize.It has been moved to static display at a flying school at that airport. Could it ever fly again.

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by doulasc
Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 197803

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

whats this new airline I am hearing about Ultimate Air Shuttle that will fly from Cleveland Burke Lakefront to Atlanta DeKalb-peachtree Airport and stops at Cincinnati Lunken field on the way.

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by doulasc
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No direct service from MSY-JAX
Replies: 0
Views: 318

No direct service from MSY-JAX

I looked on Travelocity.com and after Allegiant Air drops their MSY-JAX service that leaves no more non stop or direct service between the two cites.Southwest use to fly the route but dropped it a few years ago. Couldn't Silver Airways or Glo Airlines look into serving the route but it would be with...

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegheny's BAC 111 fleet
Replies: 44
Views: 7078

Allegheny's BAC 111 fleet

Did Allegheny order their BAC 111 new or were all of them inherited from Mohawk Airlines merger.Mohawk had a seating configuration of 2x2 then next row 3x2.How many other airlines did that with their 111s.When did Allegheny or US Air retire their 111s

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by doulasc
Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant dropping MSY-JAX
Replies: 9
Views: 2453

Re: Allegiant dropping MSY-JAX

Agreed that this would be a decent market for GLO to try. It would fit the niche they are trying to fill nicely. I was a surprised when G4 announced this route, and less surprised to see it go. I wouldn't be shocked to see more north-south routes added from MSY since CVG, PIT, etc. are doing well e...

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by doulasc
Sun Dec 25, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant dropping MSY-JAX
Replies: 9
Views: 2453

Allegiant dropping MSY-JAX

I just read that Allegiant Air is discontinueing MSY-JAX in January on their Facebook page.Someone said the flight was always
almost full.Does any other airline fly that route non stop? Southwest use to fly the route and dropped it.

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by doulasc
Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air pulling out of CAK
Replies: 2
Views: 1037

Allegiant Air pulling out of CAK

Is Allegiant Air pulling out of Akron-Canton and moving all flights to Cleveland Hopkins. Why are they making this move?
Is Allegiant still going to serve Youngstown.Does this have something to do with Spirit starting service to CAK.

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by doulasc
Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA planes that will not get the new paint job.
Replies: 31
Views: 8126

AA planes that will not get the new paint job.

We all know no MD-80s will be repainted.My question is will there be some Boeing 757s and Boeing 767-300ER that will not get new paint since they are slowly approaching retirement.What American Eagle planes will not be repainted. I hope the retro Boeing 737-800 will keep its retro livery.

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by doulasc
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't TWA choose MD-11
Replies: 71
Views: 16699

Re: Why didn't TWA choose MD-11

blacksoviet wrote:
If TWA had survived, would they operate the 77W today?

If TWA had survived they would not need anything bigger than a Boeing 777-200ER or a 787-8 or 9.Depending if they were going to expand in Europe.I know TWA was talking about re-establishing JFK-LHR it was mentioned in the 1990s

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airline service at YNG today
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Re: airline service at YNG today

flight152 wrote:
Are you asking a question?
The question is Is there not much demand for Air service at YNG? You do not have to specifically ask a question to get a conversation going.

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airline service at YNG today
Replies: 4
Views: 652

airline service at YNG today

Not much service at Youngstown Ohio today.Alegiant Air serves YNG with routes to MYR,PIE and SFB. Another airline Great Lakes Jet Express started YNG-ORD what happened to that route,United has talked about adding smaller towns YNG could be one of them.YNG is located between PIT and CAK,Back in the 1...

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by doulasc
Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impounded Cubana plane at EYW
Replies: 2
Views: 3098

Impounded Cubana plane at EYW

Is that impounded Cubana Antonov AN-24RV still at Key West or did it get scrapped.Was it returned to Cubana.any info,

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by doulasc
Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Airlines with The Boeing 727-100
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Re: Piedmont Airlines with The Boeing 727-100

I know way back when they flew one DEN-BNA. I suspect they thought they needed it for hot and high out of DEN. I don't know if that is why they were acquired, but that is how they were sometimes used. Did PI ever fly it to EYW? Yes they did starting in 1984 There was the Piedmont Florida Shuttle op...

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by doulasc
Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Airlines with The Boeing 727-100
Replies: 9
Views: 1791

Piedmont Airlines with The Boeing 727-100

Piedmont Airlines operated the Boeing 727-100 from 1967-1968 and from 1977-1983.In 1967 how many 727s did Piedmont acquire.One of them crashed while on takeoff at Ashville in 1967 that was flight 22 to Roanoke,I heard Piedmont was not really interested in the Boeing 727 and got them while they were ...

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by doulasc
Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mackey International Airlines in 1979
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Mackey International Airlines in 1979

I came across a map on departedflights.com of Mackey International for November 15 1979. It shows Mackey has scaled back in the Bahamas and only served Nassau,Freeport,Treasure Cay and Marsh Harbor.No longer served other islands like Bimini and no more Grand Turk.What I never knew is that Mackey add...

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by doulasc
Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway Airport
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Midway Airport

How come JetBlue or Spirit doesn't come to MDW.

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by doulasc
Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway Airport
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Midway Airport

Southwest almost has a monopoly at Midway,Delta has a few flights,then there is Volaris. There was a reincarnation of Midway Airlines
they were to focus at MDW but instead went to RDU and shut down after 9-11.

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by doulasc
Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines - is the name an understatement today?
Replies: 25
Views: 3278

Re: SW Airlines whats in a name,

Its not SW Airlines, its Southwest. Back then it was a regional name and now its a national and to a certain extent an almost international name. It won't be changed, nor should it be. DING 'You're now free to move about something else on a-net tonight." I just abbreviated Southwest Because I'...

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by doulasc
Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines - is the name an understatement today?
Replies: 25
Views: 3278

Southwest Airlines - is the name an understatement today?

Southwest Airlines started in the late 1960s-early 1970s as a intra state carrier in Texas flying from Houston Hobby to Dallas Love Field. After Deregulation Southwest has expanded.Today Southwest is in all 4 corners of the United States in addition to some international destinations and soon to ser...

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by doulasc
Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired AA planes red stripe painted Blue
Replies: 6
Views: 3888

Retired AA planes red stripe painted Blue

I have noticed when AA retires a plane once it gets to the desert like Rosewell the red stripe is always painted blue.
I have seen that on their 727s,DC-10s,767s,757s,Fokker F100s, and now their MD-80s.
When AA parked their 707s in the early 1980s the red stripe did not get painted blue it stayed red.

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by doulasc
Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines starts service to CAK
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Spirit Airlines starts service to CAK

On Nov 10 Spirit will start service from CAK to FLL MCO and TPA and may add seasonal service Myrtle Beach next spring.Did Southwest cut back at CAK.

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by doulasc
Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many retired AA MD-80s have been scrapped
Replies: 4
Views: 2195

How many retired AA MD-80s have been scrapped

AA has been retireing their MD-80 fleet for the last 3 years with the last of them to be retired by the end of of 2017 maybe early 2018.
So far the ones that have been retired how many got resold and may still fly and how many have been scrapped?

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by doulasc
Sat Sep 10, 2016 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern's last DC-8 flight
Replies: 0
Views: 608

Eastern's last DC-8 flight

Eastern Airlines retired their DC-8s in 1974.What was their last DC-8 revenue flight and which model of the DC-8.Eastern had a fleet of DC-8-21(non Fan engines) They had a few DC-8-50(fan engines) and stretch DC-8-61 and -63s.Was it the fuel shortage of 1973 that caused Eastern to retire their DC-8s...

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by doulasc
Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to resume Atlanta service 13 years later
Replies: 63
Views: 8356

Re: JetBlue to resume Atlanta service 13 years later

How about ATL-TPA,DCA.ORD,DTW

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by doulasc
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle in Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 907

American Eagle in Florida

Now that American Eagle flies into DAB and MLB from CLT routes inherited from the US Airways merger.
What are the chances of adding MIA to these two. Also how come AE dropped MIA-SAV.
If AE is not interested could Silver Airways fill these gaps.

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by doulasc
Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways service in Florida
Replies: 11
Views: 2338

Re: Silver Airways service in Florida

DAB is apparently courting Silver for service, presumably to South Florida, as evidenced by a passenger survey on their website held earlier this year. Silver was expressly named as one of the "Which airline(s) would you like to see fly to DAB?" options, along with F9, UA, NK, and WS. I t...

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by doulasc
Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 767-231ERs
Replies: 2
Views: 1380

TWA 767-231ERs

TWA had a fleet of 10 Boeing 767-231ERs.How many of them were sold to Airbourne Express which DHL bought.How many are still flying with DHL.
How many got sent to Victorville to be scrapped?

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