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by TWA302
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... b-ATAR.pdf


And then the shit hit the fan........
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Jshank83 wrote:
February stats, which will be the last positive ones for awhile.

Up 3.3% on the month
Up 3.6% on the year

Cargo up 20%

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... b-ATAR.pdf


And then the shit hit the fan........

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by TWA302
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Are any birds parked here? There is an AA 737-800 that has been on the ground for a week. Another that has been on the ground a couple days. They technically get signed up for flights but they keep getting cancelled according to Flightradar24. So we will see how long they stick around. If AA runs o...

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by TWA302
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery
Replies: 60
Views: 15157

Re: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery

Wow, the clouds! Interesting livery, here is a shot of it approaching Miami Int'l. https://i.gyazo.com/5455b4801bb8e771d3f5b7ecf292d335.png You win a.net today. Thanks for the laugh. Much appreciated. :lol: :lol: :lol: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by TWA302
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9811

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

Since AA is moving many aircraft to TUL, anyone have photos?

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Final 2019 numbers for BLV

Due to a great month of December it ended up on passengers for the year.

Up for Month 18.85%
Up for Year: 0.46% or 1,992 passengers

Total Passengers: 303,801


What was their goal on pax % increase last year?

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Heard WN cuts go thru tonight. I’ll see what it looks like tomorrow.

*insert "hang onto your butts" gif here. *

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Air Canada also cut for at least the first 2 weeks of April, guessing that will be extended.

I'd bet 6/1 and it is just starting. Am I crazy in thinking they'll shut down all air/rail/bus for 3-4 weeks?

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by TWA302
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 3286

Re: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?

I actually think that’s a really good idea thinking outside the box GK and friends shoul really look at getting a smaller aircraft and continue their legendary service on the smaller aircraft with two WN FAs and 2 WN pilots...(Call it what you want Luv connection, Luv express use something like the...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

This WN extension tomorrow could be interesting. But I’m guessing it will be pretty boring. Probably too far out for them to plan big network changes due to the last week. Not seeing any new routes. Did notice that the 2nd daily SEA was just seasonal and goes back to 1 daily. SLC not coming back. B...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

So why was the morning AA flight cancelled to LAX today but not the one tomorrow? Seems kinda odd. No clue. Mx issue? Maybe wait and see tomorrow morning if 453 is again cancelled. I am flying to ECP tomorrow. I have a list preferred with companion. My wife is A 20. My daughter checked in 15 minute...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182743

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

crjflyboy wrote:
I wonder if the covers corporate jet travel as well

Well I was supposed to go to Amsterdam next week via corporate jet (a corporate partner owned jet) and it has been cancelled as of 15 minutes ago. The message stated that we would not be allowed to return to the US under the nee new restrictions.

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by TWA302
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Arguably needed. The original parallel runways were too close together for simultaneous take-offs/landings during certain conditions. TWA at the time was running over 500 flights a day. When the weather went south, so did operations. At the time, no one could foresee the demise of the hub, so YES i...

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by TWA302
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

atrude777 wrote:

but we do have Panda Express, Starbucks, Taco Bell about 2-3 min away from the airport down the Highway.

Alex



Ahh nothing screams local fare like PE, Starbucks and Taco Bell :stirthepot:

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by TWA302
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

How many people fly daily to Canada in general? Can we get another flight besides to Toronto? Our Yoda of numbers, Jshank83 might have those figures. I would love to have YVR back. TW served YVR and YYZ until 2001. Did both flight many times for hockey games. If I remember the YYZ was operated by T...

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by TWA302
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Plans Munich to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
Replies: 12
Views: 2495

Re: Bamboo Airways Plans Munich to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Nice. Since VN has more or less a monopoly for VN-Germany they should be able to make some money with these routes. If they survive that long! Im still a bit dubious on their financials. They have already suspended S.Korea which was a big market for them. Im sure it won't be back to normal for a wh...

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

OzarkD9S wrote:
stl07 wrote:

Tecnams were in STL today from Veterans Memorial airport


I'm going to book STL-MWA-STL for an out-and-back next month. Not very often us STL folk get to try a new a/c before most of the world.


Gonna do the same. Pretty cool plane. Excited.

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Still don't get why people try to do this while in the air: AA2300 DFW-ORD diverts due to PAX trying to open door. https://www.kmov.com/news/passenger-tried-to-open-door-during-american-airlines-flight-diverted/article_80c99842-5dc3-11ea-9641-a3f451c3b8b3.html I guess what made me excited is that I...

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by TWA302
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Still don't get why people try to do this while in the air: AA2300 DFW-ORD diverts due to PAX trying to open door. https://www.kmov.com/news/passenger-tried-to-open-door-during-american-airlines-flight-diverted/article_80c99842-5dc3-11ea-9641-a3f451c3b8b3.html I guess what made me excited is that I ...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Of course. If your C-level folk are making astronomical sums of money, do you really want them losing productivity by having to fly commercial when they could be flying direct on a private jet with an environment more conducive to getting things done? Private jets aren't cheap, but there's a certai...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Does anyone know the Amazon flights arrival/departure times? I've yet to see one. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ABX3941/history/20200228/0044Z/KBWI/KSTL GB flights https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI3036/history/20200226/1931Z/KCVG/KSTL 5Y flights And an odd 5Y one that landed today https...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Numbers for January are out for STL Passengers are Up 3.9% Cargo up 18.7% Not bad considering the max was flying last January and not this one. https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/public-notices-and-reports/2020JanAATSPubRel.pdf Those are good numbers. Good cargo numbers. The Amazon flights we...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

We have a huge office in London and our world HQ is here in STL. We travel to London frequently and co-workers from the UK fly here. I don't work for a small start-up or mom and pop LLC, so the need IS there and I think that when we get it, people will be shocked at how full it is. I know the incen...

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by TWA302
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11916

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

Adding Steamboat seems like a decent idea (although with the MAX how will they source it?), but to Denver??? That part makes no sense. There will be no local market at all and Southwest doesn’t even have a truly banked hub. This will lose tons of money based on any industry typical modern measure o...

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by TWA302
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

I work for Bayer and I need to travel to Europe regularly. STL needs a direct flight to London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, anything. It's insane that we don't have anything. I get angry that people in Cincinnati of all places can fly to Paris. What is up with that. We have so many international b...

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by TWA302
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

I'm not a BA fan, so I'm rooting for LH, although their new livery is meh I don't care what the livery looks like, to be honest. They could fly all brown planes and I would take it. :rotfl: Looking at my preferences, I would rather see LH come here. Maybe a little bias since my ancestry is German a...

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by TWA302
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Talking about all of the airport improvement plans for STL, would it be possible to use DOT grants for any of these upgrades? Asking because I have zero clue how this monery can be used. I wonder why W1W didn't use these funds? https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/us-transportation-secretary...

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by TWA302
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

stl07 wrote:
Read in another thread that SY "will not expand passenger operations this year"

Womp Womp. So our only hope of growth is if the ax other routes


Finding out that their agreement with Amazon is a better business right now, maybe?

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by TWA302
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Third, while I agree the new SLC is a wonderful layout, that isn't feasible in STL because the airfield is not laid out in a configuration that would allow for a midfield terminal complex. The W-1W expansion originally included a midfield satellite terminal option that could be built out to 150 gat...

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by TWA302
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Thoughts on these proposed terminal renovations? I am a hard no on B. C seems expensive. I would need convinced they could make up most of that money without raising airport fees a bunch. This is an unlocked link. https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2020/02/05/city-offered-3-options-for-reorga...

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by TWA302
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Contour adding IND from STL.

Starts June 10th.
$99 each way
2x weekly 1x weekend


wow 2x M-F 1x Sa, Su

Great addition.

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by TWA302
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

I know that AC is moving to the CRJ9 from the CRJ2 in May and reducing frequency from 4 to 3, but I am seeing this in the weekly OAG thread. Does anyone have a thought? Going down to 2? Is that normal for a season shift on this route?

AC STL-YYZ SEP 4>2[4] OCT 4>2[4]

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by TWA302
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

I look at the total picture, options pre-security and options post-security. STL comes up short in both categories, but particularly pre-security. I've been in airports everywhere. STL could do so much better, but the natives think it is "good enough" apparently. At least it is not MCI. B...

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by TWA302
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

So 2 extra, right? No we go from 3x or 150 total seats to 2x with 128 seats (12C 64Y) so we loose 22 total seats with one less frequency, but I am sure those 12C seats will be eaten up with status people. 12+64=76 per flight 76x2=152 correct? So 152-150= gain 2 Dammit, of course it's after I have t...

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by TWA302
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Air Canada goes from 3xCRJ200 to 2xCRJ900 on May 1st. Nice to see the upgraded planes! * EDITED - MY MATH STINKS :-) So we go from 150Y to 128Y, but add 24C. Net loss of 22 seats. So 2 extra, right? No we go from 3x or 150 total seats to 2x with 128 seats (12C 64Y) so we loose 22 total seats with o...

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by TWA302
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Jshank83 wrote:
Air Canada goes from 3xCRJ200 to 2xCRJ900 on May 1st. Nice to see the upgraded planes!

* EDITED - MY MATH STINKS :-)

So we go from 150Y to 128Y, but add 24C. Net loss of 22 seats.

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by TWA302
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Cancellations are starting to pile up at STL
https://twitter.com/flystl/status/1218203061354545152?s=20

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by TWA302
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Well of course he does! Dude was getting campaign contributions from some of the involved parties! Lewis Reed criticizes mayor's decision to end Lambert privatization process https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/lewis-reed-criticizes-mayor-s-decision-to-end-lambert-privatization/art...

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by TWA302
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293343

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Also, BBC has talked with stewardess family and confirmed that there was no call made from an airplane during crash, so it was just a yellow press hoax. https://www.bbc.com/ukrainian/news-51048545 How is this claim even remotely used as verifiable confirmed evidence? This whole tragedy sucks but sa...

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by TWA302
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293343

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Also, BBC has talked with stewardess family and confirmed that there was no call made from an airplane during crash, so it was just a yellow press hoax. https://www.bbc.com/ukrainian/news-51048545 How is this claim even remotely used as verifiable confirmed evidence? This whole tragedy sucks but sa...

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by TWA302
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

I swear every single thing Max Prosperi writes about and makes money off of is taken directly from our discussion board here or from Jshank's account. The news could be out for days, but the moment we talk about it or Jshank tweets something, it ends up on his blog. It would be one thing if he was ...

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by TWA302
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

KMOV piece on interest in airport improvements spurred by the NAACP and Carpenter's Union. Take it with a grain of salt.
https://www.kmov.com/news/local-organizations-to-pursue-lambert-airport-improvements/article_a94f60fc-30a6-11ea-8170-53c82f337292.html

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by TWA302
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

I swear every single thing Max Prosperi writes about and makes money off of is taken directly from our discussion board here or from Jshank's account. The news could be out for days, but the moment we talk about it or Jshank tweets something, it ends up on his blog. It would be one thing if he was ...

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by TWA302
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Just visited downtown after years, (I live far and have no reason to visit). It was simply amazing. The area near the arch is actually nice now, and the union station tourist trap perfectly links up the central corridor up to the arch, making the central corridor a nice miles long region for visito...

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by TWA302
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like more than the airlines were not keen on the privatization of STL. https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2019/12/30/these-prominent-businessmen-opposed-privatizing.html When Enterprise Holdings, Ameren and Commerce CEOs have something to say you better listen. And Happy New Year to all...

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by TWA302
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 704
Views: 73113

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like more than the airlines were not keen on the privatization of STL. https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2019/12/30/these-prominent-businessmen-opposed-privatizing.html When Enterprise Holdings, Ameren and Commerce CEOs have something to say you better listen. And Happy New Year to all!

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by TWA302
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214797

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

What a disaster this would have been. I can see consolidated rental car but throwing all airlines in one terminal would have been horrible. https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/consultants-proposed-dramatic-changes-to-st-louis-airport-as-part/article_0b6d32bc-08aa-59a1-aeeb-1dd547513ec2.amp.htm...

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by TWA302
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Explosion at Beechcraft/Textron facility in Wichita
Replies: 9
Views: 2262

Re: Explosion at Beechcraft/Textron facility in Wichita

Devilfish wrote:
TWA302 wrote:
I wonder what building it is in? This is a photo from Textron last week according to the article.

The report says Beechcraft Plant 3. Do Beechcraft and Cessna share manufacturing space?


Textron owns Beech holdings (including Hawker) as well as Cessna so I would assume they would/could.

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