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by TWA302
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

http://www.wsiltv.com/story/40885188/veterans-airport-board-recommends-next-air-carrier "MARION (WSIL) -- The Williamson County Airport Authority voted unanimously to recommend that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) award a new contract to Cape Air. The group chose the airline's prop...

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by TWA302
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I put very little stock in this quote but I am going to pass it along anyway. For the first time, business leaders in China’s commercial centers like Xi’an, Mianyang, and Kunming will have convenient access to points across the USA, and the same for Americans headed to China. Chinese carriers will ...

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Absolutely, I see no reason for BNA. If we are going to keep Cape Air in MWA, I think it needs to be six daily to STL. Either have frequency to STL, or Jet Service to Chicago. Why split your frequency between STL and BNA, and make it harder to get to/from Southern Illinois? It could go either way, ...

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

STL/BNA makes zero sense IMHO. I get the need for ORD, but you are correct, STL/ORD on 9K would be a done deal. They have the planes to make it work! Does anyone know how fast these new P2012's are going to come into the fleet? I Absolutely, I see no reason for BNA. If we are going to keep Cape Air...

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by TWA302
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Cape Air officially recommended for Quincy. I can’t see any reason DOT doesn’t approve them seeing they are the cheapest option. Will be nice to have them back on the STL route map. https://khqa.com/news/local/quincy-aeronautics-committee-recommends-cape-air-for-future-flight-services Doesn't bode ...

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by TWA302
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

And those new aircraft are pretty sweet. I had never even heard of the new type until a tweet showed this link. MOCHA HAGoTDI. https://www.tecnam.com/slider-home-en/cape-air-visits-tecnam-for-acceptance-of-first-two-p2012-traveller-aircraft/ Not a knock so please don't take it that way, but I am a ...

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by TWA302
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Guess whose back? Quincy's back. Looks like we have a good chance to get Quincy flights back. Hours ahead of Quincy Aeronautics Committee meeting slated for noon Wednesday, Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore and Quincy Regional Airport Director Sandra Shore announced they would be recommending the committee s...

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by TWA302
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I mean... that’s all well and good but what would they be expected to say? “We just love the crime rate” “oh your light rail is just lovely, I’d love to get mugged or shot”. In all seriousness, I’m not really one to be a downer but realistically I wouldn’t expect them to get in front of a news came...

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by TWA302
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 45013

Re: WN to close EWR

I’m willing to bet half their problem is the fact their website doesn’t have a NYC search option to bring up results from both airports. Savvy travelers would know to search both separately but the majority wouldn’t. They have essentially blocked a majority of New Yorkers from even finding a flight...

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by TWA302
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 45013

Re: WN to close EWR

EWR is also a disaster for flow control. Any airplane that touches the airport after 3pm might as well be assumed to be 2 hours or more late for the rest of the day. That certainly hurts profitability. Not only is EWR marginally profitable, it is forcing delays and cancellations into the network My...

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by TWA302
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I think DL will soon be the number 2 carrier at STL. They fly 6x daily ERJ175's on this route and are going after the business traveler that demands frequencies. DL maintains their frequencies on all of their routes in STL with little change. AA is constantly whittling away at flights. AA is curren...

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by TWA302
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Last OAG changes and this one caught my attention.

AA LGA-STL JAN 5>3[3] FEB 5>2[3] MAR 5>3[3] APR 5>3[3] . - Is this normal for AA to drop 2 LGA flights this time of year? I wouldn't think so.

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by TWA302
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

That's a St. Louis attitude… "It's not going to be successful, so why try?" I mean, that's the only way you're going to get an airline in the door, here. What does it hurt to try? Beats wasting money on another hideously expensive vanity project that no one is going to use like the Loop t...

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by TWA302
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 156
Views: 41019

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

http://avherald.com/h?article=4be42f25/0000&opt=0 Final report released today. To give the ultra-short version, the pilots put the plane in a way-too-fast descent after going into IMC and ignored 16 warnings they were given. The dead pax was wearing no seatbelt and died of blunt force trauma, a...

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by TWA302
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
Grand rapids ha!


My favorite place during the summer is Ludington, MI. Been going to our place on Lake Michigan all my life. Amazing weather.

I am sure BA could run 2x daily to GRR. :lol: I don't really get it either.

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by TWA302
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Yay, 500 more people in west county. In all seriousness though, this was a good announcement and only puts us one step closer. One step closer to TATL? According to Boyd we aren't even on the radar. :!: https://www.aviationplanning.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Top12-International-Growth.png I thi...

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by TWA302
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I work at a global tech company in STL and have numerous employs that are based in the UK and travel here often. We also have, on a weekly basis large groups of international customers visiting. I know many of them that would pay an arm and a leg NOT to connect via another airport prior to STL. I kn...

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by TWA302
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico MEX-ICN now non-stop
Replies: 1
Views: 638

Re: Aeromexico MEX-ICN now non-stop

Someone already started a discussion on this. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1426267

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by TWA302
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 11301

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news ... t_wow_air/


Well that throws a wrench into the works of the WAB team, now doesn't it? :o Is there ANY way Iceland could support three airlines? I think KEF was packed when there were two.
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akb88 wrote:


Well that throws a wrench into the works of the WAB team, now doesn't it? :o Is there ANY way Iceland could support three airlines? I think KEF was packed when there were two.

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by TWA302
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 11301

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

Other. People's. Money. Actually it's their own money. So far what I could find out this new airline has three shareholders. One of them is Aislinn Whittley-Ryan from Avianta Capital. Not only do they have a lot of money to invest, they also got knowledge in the aviation business. More precisely, i...

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by TWA302
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Lockheed get back into commerical aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 7643

Re: SHOULD LOCKHEED GET BACK INTO COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT?

Nope. They are doing fine in the defense and space areas. Even though my favorite airliner was the L-1011.

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by TWA302
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 11301

Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

I searched deep but nothing seems to be posted about this. Search isn't always reliable so please delete if there is another thread. From the article: "Two ex-directors at the now defunct airline WOW air are working on founding a new low-fare airline from the ruins of WOW air. The twosome is wo...

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by TWA302
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Down to just a E175 and a A319. Far cry from the 3x757 AA would ply the route with daily back in the day. Just don't think there is that much demand to Jamaica and the DR that is not already served from Frontier, Apple, etc.. It isn't just Jamaica and the DR. I get that, but MIA is AA's gateway to ...

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by TWA302
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Pretty interesting STL info: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOT-OST-2003-14492-0077 https://i.imgur.com/brzrlPM.jpg https://i.imgur.com/0RyDqJ9.png This is super interesting. The one thing that stands out to me is how low MIA is on this list. I knew they whacked a bunch of flights and went ...

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by TWA302
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 15716

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019

How many more flights? 2019 service started on the 24th of May so I believe it totaled 5 flights for that month. I'm particularly paying close attention to this year of service since once the 2019 season concludes the subsidy runs out and FI will have to rely solely on profits going forward. I mean...

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by TWA302
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hockey: St. Louis Blues Wins 2019 NHL Stanley Cup
Replies: 11
Views: 1124

Re: Hockey: St. Louis Blues Wins 2019 NHL Stanley Cup

Waited since 1972. My first game was November 1972. Had the joy of being at game 7 in Boston and it will be one of the best memories in my life. Congrats to the Note and my fellow faithful fans.

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by TWA302
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

49 year anniversary of the Cooper copycat at Lambert - https://www.stltoday.com/news/archives/june-you-re-not-going-to-believe-this-a-bizarre/article_1aac5de6-6eb4-5245-a126-7adf324d5eb2.html#1 . I was only one month old but what a story. I remember watching this clip on the news which gives a littl...

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by TWA302
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

So out of curiosity, anyone know what the Omni Air 763 was up to? https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48045818031_1d16c23802_c.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48045904677_75dba37969_c.jpg She went to DFW after this. Since OY is a huge military charter I can only venture that is was a milita...

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by TWA302
Mon May 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

ATTN Spotters, last chance for a while to snap a 735 coming to town. Sharks charter for game 6. LET'S GO BLUES!!!!!!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/KAI525/history/20190520/1730Z/KSJC/KCPS

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by TWA302
Fri May 17, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Totally out there but there is a new airline called Air Bosnia that has been flying to odder destinations from Bosnia. Now, what's an odd destination that has the most amount of Bosnians besides Bosnia itself? The STL.... Who knows. Are you talking about FlyBosnia? They'd need a bigger plane that t...

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by TWA302
Fri May 17, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 21538

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

In all of the years on this site, I NEVER thought a thread about an airline changing soda brands would grow to 3+ pages of discussion.

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by TWA302
Tue May 14, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Sarasota and Savannah probably are the most likely IMO. The expansion is putting in customs so after that maybe CUN (assuming G4 makes that one of their destinations). None that I have a real strong feeling about though. Still interested to see if they bring LAS back or not. I am a little surprised...

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by TWA302
Fri May 10, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.facebook.com/viajavolaris/photos/sab%C3%ADas-que-en-st-louis-missouri-est%C3%A1-el-monumento-artificial-m%C3%A1s-alto-de-estados/10157056707197682/ Interesting Volaris facebook post from December. It does note a connection but I'm curious why they are highlighting St. Louis. Do they do ...

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by TWA302
Thu May 09, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Probably take Condor of the running for any potential new International routes.
https://news.sky.com/story/virgin-atlantic-flies-into-dogfight-over-thomas-cook-airline-11715547

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by TWA302
Fri May 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

STLflyer wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
Dallas Stars plane at STL. 767

Image


Are they parked at a gate?


C23 from what I can tell.

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by TWA302
Fri May 03, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Jshank83 wrote:
Dallas Stars plane at STL. 767

Image



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by TWA302
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I had NO idea how big these unmanned tankers from Boeing were until I saw this video, moving it from STL to BLV. https://www.kmov.com/news/new-boeing-jet-travelling-on-local-highways-to-bring-you/article_6e2717fe-6a27-11e9-9f34-c3918b63cf04.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest domestic flights
Replies: 38
Views: 4495

Re: Shortest domestic flights

The wife and I did the second shortest a while back, which is in Belize. Not sure it is done anymore but Maya Island Air used to fly from Caye Caulker to Caye Chapel. The flying time was right at two minutes for 2 miles.

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Load Factor Spreadsheet updated for January https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yw4fGz1al2nkcjP6_v0cucDmpsxWeA0nRn7LXdgoI2I/edit?usp=sharing The 44% (rounding up) on DL to CVG really stands out. Would this be a route WN could pick up in the near future? Seems like O&D from STL is NOT very g...

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by TWA302
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's 737-200s
Replies: 36
Views: 8230

Re: Southwest's 737-200s

I remember flying a 732 from TUL-DAL-TUL on 9/11/2002. Remember sitting in the "lounge" sitting area.

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by TWA302
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 38
Views: 7725

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

1st) So, don't you think that a letter from an aviation attorney, who is real, would include the MSN/Tail number of the 762 that is supposed to be the leased aircraft? 2nd) If this is a legit business one of the two IG people they follow, posts nudes. That screams professional. 3rd) Feels like a Nig...

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 381848

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Seanster59 wrote:
United's new livery In a word. Disjointed.


How is it disjointed? It meshes with the brand voice 100%. If you read the rationale in all of the decisions it will help make it more clear.

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

With the news that G4 is going to start service to Mexico. What are the odds they add something from BLV?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/allegiant-air-says-its-ready-to-add-mexico-to-its-route-map/

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 67
Views: 9224

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

No DFW-KEF was one of the worst routes served by AA.Also like you said loads are good but in general the route was terrible and had a lot of bad reviews. Can you please supply some data/facts for this? Just really would like to see where this info is coming from. According to the DOT it was the wor...

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by TWA302
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA keep KEF?
Replies: 67
Views: 9224

Re: Will AA keep KEF?

Planes4you wrote:
No DFW-KEF was one of the worst routes served by AA.Also like you said loads are good but in general the route was terrible and had a lot of bad reviews.


Can you please supply some data/facts for this? Just really would like to see where this info is coming from.

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 398076

Re: Jet Airways Latest Developments Discussion Thread

Well, 39 738s just became readily available to someone in need.

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by TWA302
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Channel 9 Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 5513

Re: United Ch9?

I found this on another site that is similar to a.net from about a year ago The following aircraft types have "From the Flight Deck" sUA 777-200ERs sCO 777-200ERs sUA 777-300ERs sUA 777-200As (high density, first class only) sUA 767-300ERs sCO 767-400ERs sUA 757-200 (28J p.s.) [sUA A320 an...

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by TWA302
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ERJ 145 status
Replies: 34
Views: 7191

Re: United ERJ 145 status

I am a United flyer based out of STL, which means that I fly the ERJ145 about four times a month mostly to ORD, IAD, and EWR. There are several annoying things about these planes: - Hand luggage must be gate checked - No business class - Economy+ seats don't offer that much extra legroom. Only exce...

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ERJ 145 status
Replies: 34
Views: 7191

Re: United ERJ 145 status

IWMBH wrote:
Which airline is operating the plane in question?


ExpressJet and CommutAir on the EWR-MEM route.

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by TWA302
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214570

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

KCPS isn't a designated port of entry, so they would have to go to STL(or SUS). Well, it must be a POE since the Jets flew into CPS. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ACA7017/history/20190413/1906Z/CYWG/KCPS Winnipeg is a pre-clearance airport, so it my not be necessary in that case. Shows what I...

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