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by TWA302
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA L1011 service from PHL-STL
Replies: 15
Views: 3136

Re: TWA L1011 service from PHL-STL

Looks like it was TWA 443 and was PHL-STL-LAX, that is according to the 1984 timetable. Left STL at 0915 arrived LAX 1015

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by TWA302
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

So CHS is paying $2M for the BA opportunity, plus spending around $9M in airport upgrades. That is a huge investment.

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by TWA302
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38834

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

Can we chill with this "CHS is a mecca for tourism and industry" Let's look at the facts, shall we: https://www.anna.aero/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Top-25-unserved-US-markets.jpg These facts leave out STL. 300 daily pax depart daily for Europe. Strange they are not listed in this data. H...

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by TWA302
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 167
Views: 18615

Re: 2018 NCAA Football Charters

Nevada @ Hawaii
AS 738
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/as9681

Looks like they made a pit stop in OAK before heading to HNL. Maybe for a quick shot of gas?? Anyone?

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Hard to find hard facts on the total number of European visitors to STL each year, but the Post, back in 2013 reported this "About 87,000 travelers from those countries (Canada, Europe, Mexico) visited the area in 2013, according to the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission" http...

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Hard to find hard facts on the total number of European visitors to STL each year, but the Post, back in 2013 reported this "About 87,000 travelers from those countries (Canada, Europe, Mexico) visited the area in 2013, according to the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission" https...

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

It is going to be interesting the financial details on this one. This is like CHS just won the Powerball jackpot.

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38834

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

trexel94 wrote:
You can't be serious! St Louians must be fuming now.


Understatement.

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

You expect anything less from the news? Surprised they didn't use stock roll video with a TWA L-1011. :stirthepot: The thing that ticks me off about this whole this is they told the airport on 9/5, "WOW Air is really happy with the St. Louis route this summer." and then they release that ...

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1635
Views: 163477

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

Just like STL you all got hosed by WW. Watch this and note the part of the 5-Sept email WW sent to the airport. Then they totally change their mind in the PR release and make the airport/city look like it was them. https://www.kmov.com/news/wow-air-pulling-out-of-st-louis-saying-summer-performance/a...

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Decent watch/read. KMOV talked to a airline consultant about WOW/STL. https://www.kmov.com/news/wow-air-pulling-out-of-st-louis-saying-summer-performance/article_5d54b3ba-d0bb-11e8-8f78-47ee132a06ef.html "since we broke the news" Correction: since A.net broke the news news 4 didn't know a...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I am not going to get too upset about this if they were expecting 90% loads like they are stating. I wouldn't have expected us to hit 90% on an airline not many have heard in the first year. First month or two maybe but after the initial people excited about it calms down I feel like asking for 90%...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I’m just most ticked that I didn’t get to take a trip to Iceland because of it. Hopefully someone else will come fill the opening. We’ll see Just look for one of their sales and then cart yourself up to ORD and fly Ice Air. Entirely worth it. FI is at MCI too. Easier drive and less hassle that ORD!

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW ending STL, CVG, CLE
Replies: 136
Views: 16397

Re: WW ending STL

This is definitely a huge set back for STL. I really feel terrible for the RouteDev team. This stings horribly. Will be very difficult to get another TATL to enter the STL market again. I think you are wrong. STL will see another carrier. One that actually can sustain their business with a viable a...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW ending STL, CVG, CLE
Replies: 136
Views: 16397

Re: WW ending STL

https://twitter.com/ChrisNagusKMOV/stat ... 5896118275



What does your LF report show for WW since they started STL,
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Jshank83 wrote:
CLE and CVG getting axed as well.

Apparently WOW wasn't happy with the loads from any of them.

https://twitter.com/ChrisNagusKMOV/stat ... 5896118275



What does your LF report show for WW since they started STL,

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW ending STL, CVG, CLE
Replies: 136
Views: 16397

Re: WW ending STL

STL was the first to fall and I think that JShank83's communication with the airport peeps expedited the announcement from WW. Other cities will see the guillotine fall on them soon. PIT, MCO CLE, CVG, etc. It is just a matter of time. They are hemorrhaging cash and their lack of "luck" to...

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by TWA302
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/wow-that-was-quick-wow-air-to-end-flights-from/article_24c15891-2ebd-5445-8970-837b36362b34.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1This blows. WW will not survive through 2020

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by TWA302
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW ending STL, CVG, CLE
Replies: 136
Views: 16397

Re: WW ending STL (for now)

I'll bump this up since it is now ending for GOOD. https://t.co/aWeKTNOk9S WW has issues..... Later WW. Thanks for the tease, but it is not surprising.

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by TWA302
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Southeast Asia to N. America flights
Replies: 49
Views: 7852

Re: Future of Southeast Asia to N. America flights

Speaking of "Future", wasn't US Air supposed to start Vietnam service back in 2015? :scratchchin: :duck: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/bttf/images/0/07/Surfvietnam.png/revision/latest?cb=20170502121918 YES!!!!! HAHAHA!! Thanks for the laugh. Forgot about this.

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by TWA302
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ditching a high wing aircraft-would it roll inverted?
Replies: 17
Views: 3420

Re: Ditching a high wing aircraft-would it roll inverted?

Probably one of the most awkward questions I have seen posted here, but I guess the answer to your question is here?? I say that with a question mark too.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuninter_Flight_1153

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by TWA302
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

This totally SUCKS!!! Last week I just started looking at taking the wife and daughter to TFS for spring break. Free stay at the Ritz with points. Thought about giving WW a go, but I guess that option is now off the table.

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by TWA302
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

[twoid][/twoid]

stlgph wrote:
Any shots of our new friends Sun Country sitting nice and pretty on the tarmac?


I know! One would think somebody at the airport or airline would have posted a picture somewhere first plane. All I can find is the good ole’ 727 photos from back in the 90s

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by TWA302
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery
Replies: 75
Views: 17317

Re: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery

So, will they go under before their entire fleet is re-painted? Place your bets, folks! 1 down, 24 to go! Not surprised to see all the negative comments. Pretty typical for a new livery thread. :stirthepot: While options C and D were my favorites, It is not horrible. I would like to see them do one...

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 7129

Re: Hurricane Micheal

Don't forget, ATL is also a thousand feet up in altitude, as well I don't know much about meteorology, how does elevation effect something like this? Thanks! :wave: Good question! My old guess is the decrease in temperature, although minimal can weaken the storm/winds faster as in moves inland.

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Miss Between two DC-3 in Rural Colombia?
Replies: 15
Views: 2550

Re: Near Miss Between two DC-3 in Rural Colombia?

Looking at videos from the same airfield, their landing looked spot on. Yeah it does look close, but at the end of this video, you can see that the planes parked at the end how tight this area is
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paqe00pqqDQ

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by TWA302
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I’m there at the morning rush. 6am -9am. The TSA agents just move slowly and distract themselves with conversation. So it goes slow. Not sure you need another line. You just need to process people faster. What really irks me is that the TSA Pre-Check lines are often longer than the regular ones. 90...

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Found the renderings for the new baggage claims area. Looks good. Extra concessions also. To bring this all back to the latest convo, Wn wouldn't be getting all this branding in T1 (assuming the branding stays). Putting their mark/money on T2 and not having to share has to be the biggest reason the...

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Jshank83 wrote:
I also noticed Sun Country has added DFW as a one stop flight option on their website.


Wow that is a pretty ballsy move. Wonder why they never announced that? Would be a great business at $141 r/t

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by TWA302
Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone going to be on the arriving/departing SY flight today from/to RSW? Be nice to see some photos and reviews.

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I got to thinking, with all of this flip-flopping terminal chat. Down the road, if WN continues to expand and in need of more room, would this remotely be an option for expanding? Don't mind the gate placements, just a quick photoshop snip. I know it is a pipe dream but with them quickly running out...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

A hammer and nails could solve all the problems. At least with a swap here, it'd be pretty much on the same building, campus. You have airports like LGA where JetBlue and Alaska just took off overnight to the Marine Terminal, causing a massive cluster. Then several airlines have split operations at...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 19411

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

Good to see BFL get some love. DFW-GNV is not a route I would have expected. Thought they flew DFW-BUR. LGA-TYS was there before. DCA-OKC was there before I thought. LAX-TUL was there before I'm pretty sure. JFK-SAT is odd. I guess this opens the inevitable question...what is getting cut? I expect ...

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by TWA302
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

^ I doubt the airport can straight-up force any airline to move. Even if they could, it's probably best not to piss off your number 1 airline. I also question whether AA would want to move anyway, especially seeing as how the AA lounge is at the B/C/D connector. Sure, T2 has Wingtips, but I doubt A...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Frequency Spreadsheet for November complete for all airlines STL down 9 flights a week (keep in mind it is down 60 EAS flights so it really is up 51 flights a week on non EAS airlines) BLV down 3 a week. (FLL/JAX) went seasonal. Possibly due to MD retirements. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d...

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

The ZX flights from YYZ seem to be 1/2 full pretty much in all the reports. I know they have been flying this for years, but any chance that it might be lost?

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Jshank83 wrote:
^Link has been updated with G4 numbers.


Look at you getting kudos from the Lambert folks on Twitter! :checkmark: Nice work as always. Great to see this continued butts in the seats

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone on here taken WOW yet? Thoughts? Seat advice? General advice about Iceland. I am thinking about going in March. Haven't been on WOW before, BUT you need to go to the food and fun fest. http://www.foodandfun.is/ . It is AMAZING! If you go during this, ensure you book tables waaaaaaaaaay in ad...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Fort Leonard Wood https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://centreforaviation.com/news/us-dot-receives-proposals-from-three-airlines-for-eas-contract-at-fort-leonard-wood-837779&ved=0ahUKEwinw42v18jdAhXOz1MKHUOlA9kQxfQBCCUwAA&usg=AOvVaw1ywtJ_L6P8kmaKLoN1rQX_ I...

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by TWA302
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 4479

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

One thing that will help answer this is in the article below. The lucrative cargo business which the 763 and 772 are perfect for on many routes from MIA to South/Central America.

https://www.aircargoweek.com/american-airlines-cargo-investing-heavily-south-american-facilities/

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by TWA302
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

[threeid][/threeid] Yeah that looks to be part of the marketing incentives promised to WOW. There was even a nice full-page ad about STL a few months back, if I can find it. I like the travel blogs. Neat idea. As others state, we “don’t have tourism” yet we have a ton to do here. I know we aren’t Ch...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Meh, I wouldn't look into it too much at the moment; I would imagine there's a bit more flux with charters. Besides, even if Apple stops it, WN will still have service (and have it when it's used most often). I emailed he airport about it recently. Got this response. Montego Bay has not been added ...

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... n-2018.pdf


What airline is “city gate” shows c27 & 28?

Edit... nm. Looks like operational but open gates available for use.
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Jshank83 wrote:
Sun Country is going to use C27.

Gate Diagram for reference.

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... n-2018.pdf


What airline is “city gate” shows c27 & 28?

Edit... nm. Looks like operational but open gates available for use.

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by TWA302
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Probably true (and I never really thought it would be us) but nothing in the thread is concrete except for one guy who might not even have read the route map correctly and announced there is a press conference when there hasn't been a confirmation of such. I found an article saying pit will be laun...

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by TWA302
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Looks like the "Midwest City" for EI is going to be MSP

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1403655&p=20705913#p20705913

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by TWA302
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

And aer lingus would be on a narrow body and would end up just being a connection point like KEF When WOW announced their STL service quite a few people at my company asked me about them as I am "The Travel Guy" at least when it comes to flying. Interestingly enough, it wasn't London, Par...

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by TWA302
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I'm just glad I'm thought so highly of over here. LOL!! There's one thing BNA has that STL doesn't, tourism. That alone fills up any seats that aren't gobbled up by business traffic. Their LF through the summer for BNA was at 95% so in reality, it doesn't get much better than that. I think that spe...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 17432

Re: Delta uncontained engine failure - atl/orl

Judge1310 wrote:
Wasn't this news from yesterday?


Yes, barely (2300 EDT). Since it hasn't been discussed why is that pertinent?

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Not to get too far off track from aviation but imo the metro issues are a little overblown. Are there security issues, of course, but I have seen stats that you are more likely to be injured/die riding in a car from the airport than on the metro. I've seen my share of shady situations on it but I n...

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by TWA302
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135206

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Cape air adding extra weekend flights to Decatur. Obviously won't be big numbers but good to see. https://herald-review.com/business/local/extra-weekend-flights-to-st-louis-among-cape-air-s/article_950bf4b0-b2ba-531e-b46b-cf4559c44ddc.html "They see that there's an increase in passengers that ...

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