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by FA9295
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

What is going on with jetBlue at PDX...? Over the last year.......... PDX-LGB is down 1 frequency PDX-BOS starts later, ends earlier PDX-ANC starts later, ends earlier PDX-JFK is down to just 3-4x weekly for most of the year. They really don't like PDX... Gate C6 is vacant for almost all of the day ...

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by FA9295
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

OAG: 2/3/2019 AA CLT-PDX MAY 1.9>1.0[1.0] AS BOI-PDX AUG 6>8[7] SEP 0>8[7] OCT 0>8[7] NOV 0>8[7] (fixing last week's error) AS LAX-PDX SEP 7>8[7] OCT 7>8[7] NOV 7>8[7] B6 JFK-PDX SEP 0.1>0.9[1.0] OCT 0>0.5[0.6] B6 LGB-PDX SEP 0.1>1.0[1.1] OCT 0>0.8[1.0] UA DEN-PDX SEP 4>5[4] WN DEN-PDX AUG 0.8>5[4]...

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by FA9295
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 24762

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

I'm assuming the two (or three) to which you are referring are JL, CX, and SQ. I'm curious, since there are folks on this board far more knowledgeable than I am: There have been several other "teasers" (for lack of a better word) about other potential new entrants into SEA, among those be...

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by FA9295
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

On FR24, I just saw an Xtra Airways 737-400 (N313XA) taxi from the terminal, it looks like it was at gate C8: https://www.flightradar24.com/SWQ9313/1f5e6798 It's doing ENV-PDX-RDM routing: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N313XA/history/20190201/2030Z/KPDX/KRDM Is it normal for these charter pla...

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by FA9295
Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 138954

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

Looks like where there is smoke... EK is considering buying 20 more 779, but cancelling the the 787 order: https://www.bing.com/amp/s/www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2019-02-01/emirates-is-said-to-weigh-new-boeing-777x-order-in-fleet-shakeup Oh wow. Plausible... But wow... Lightsaber Heh, no su...

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by FA9295
Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA engine failure on take off from SJO
Replies: 47
Views: 11325

Re: UA engine failure on take off from SJO

Unbelievable! Two highly competent pilots make a SAFE landing after a compressor stall (which isn’t necessarily calm, to put it lightly) and the first reaction of the internet armchair pilots on here is “Oh my God, he forgot to put the gear up”. Here’s a thought, if you weren’t there on the flight ...

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by FA9295
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 83
Views: 19050

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

Would this be a good jab at TPAC route for AUS? :shakehead: As story indicates they are going for largely existing big Korea routes - LA, SF, Hawaii, YVR, Australia, not some long thin random route to Austin. Unfortunately you don't know much about tech hubs on either side of the Pacific, but small...

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by FA9295
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

On FR24, I just saw an Xtra Airways 737-400 (N313XA) taxi from the terminal, it looks like it was at gate C8: https://www.flightradar24.com/SWQ9313/1f5e6798 It's doing ENV-PDX-RDM routing: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N313XA/history/20190201/2030Z/KPDX/KRDM Is it normal for these charter plan...

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 138954

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

¿B787-10 and A350 in the future fleet? As best I can see, the 787 order has not yet been finalised. It's not on the Boeing O&D page yet. Cancel the 787s and fly A350s? Now, THAT would be an upset. Huge! Going for round 3 on the A350. This could be bad news for the 787. Worse for the A380. What ...

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 809
Views: 98798

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

AS is showing Airbus equipment for the Boston-San Diego route in August. Is this just a placeholder? Odd to see any Airbii for transcon from SAN. The second summer seasonal PDX-BOS flight will be on the A320 as well. SAN-MSP goes from the E175 to the A320, and SAN-AUS goes from the E175 to the 737....

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 52
Views: 6945

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

Boston92 wrote:
It's already for sale on Contour's website....SBA-SMF daily starting in April

I knew it would be Contour. Very logical add for SBA.

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 24762

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

It looks like WN's SEA-BNA and SEA-MKE flights are both returning, according to their most recent schedule update, albeit both are only Saturday-only. SEA-BNA in the summer and SEA-MKE in the fall.

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM/ORD
Replies: 61
Views: 12263

Re: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM

Honestly, credit to them. It may seem like a basket case but deploying to where they will make money as fast as possible and get cash flow running is good and being nimble and cutting things before they can accumulate losses is also a smart move. I think they will be back eventually and should work...

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM/ORD
Replies: 61
Views: 12263

Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM/ORD

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282714/air-italy-gradually-closes-india-reservations-from-feb-2019/ Couldn't find this topic on here yet. Air Italy is ending all of it's India flights, MXP-BOM on 21 February and MXP-DEL on 31 March. Notably, MXP-BOM is ending in exactly 3 weeks fro...

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 52
Views: 6945

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

Guys its contour...blah SBA TO OAK AND LAS boring..... just check the contour website its posted all over the front page already. I think that's just an advertisement that's been there for awhile. According to their press release, these routes were announced on August 27, 2018: https://www.contoura...

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 52
Views: 6945

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

I think it'll be Contour. I just don't think AS is in the position to announce any new routes right now.

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 52
Views: 6945

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

BWIAirport wrote:
JetBlue to JFK/BOS?

The announcement says "to a very requested destination in California! Tomorrow,"--so probably not... ;)

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by FA9295
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19
Replies: 52
Views: 6945

Re: SBA new service announcement 1/31/19

I don't think think AS will be announcing anything. They're in a "slow growth mode" at the moment, and WN isn't very realistic either. Also the announcement is at 4:30 PM, and AS always does their new route announcements in the very early morning. It'll probably be a smaller airline like C...

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by FA9295
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waiting for gate access at DFW
Replies: 42
Views: 5868

Re: Waiting for gate access at DFW

I've experienced this before with AA (Eagle) at the LAX remote terminal. Luckily my connecting flight was delayed so I didn't miss it, even though I also had to take a shuttle bus from the remote AA terminal to their main terminal 4 once I finally got off of the plane. I'm sure this happens a lot at...

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by FA9295
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 414
Views: 52288

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

https://www.oag.com/blog/spot-the-difference-in-us-low-cost-carriers https://www.oag.com/hs-fs/hubfs/scheduled-passenger-yield.png?width=870&name=scheduled-passenger-yield.png https://www.oag.com/hs-fs/hubfs/relative-market-position.png?width=960&name=relative-market-position.png Thanks for...

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by FA9295
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1098
Views: 96505

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

In terms of DTW having "a lack of options in the low cost end of the spectrum all across the board", doesn't NK have a strong presence at DTW? No, Detroit doesn't have a home-town ULCC airline like MSP does with SY, but NK does fly to many popular destinations from DTW, and has very likely...

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by FA9295
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1098
Views: 96505

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Does anybody know which airline/officials DTW/WCAA is meeting with at Route America 2019 in Quebec City this February? I can't imagine there would be two many opportunities to be had for DTW as DTW is a weak market to the Americas. The only thing really lacking is a low cost alternative in the Detr...

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by FA9295
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 414
Views: 52288

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I think this next schedule update will mostly center around the eastern half of the U.S.

I predict some leisure markets from BWI and MDW. Who knows...

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by FA9295
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.
Replies: 133
Views: 16943

Re: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.

Southwest allows passengers to book a second seat without paying for it at the ticket counter or gate when the agent can verify the passenger would indeed intrude on another passenger seated next to them. This this blocks the seat so all passengers can sit comfortably without someone intruding into...

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by FA9295
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 829
Views: 107920

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I've seen quite a few times on this thread that the CDG-IND leg has significantly higher LF% than the IND-CDG leg. Why is that? It looks like there is also a lot more cargo on the CDG-IND leg as well.

I would think that the point of sale would be better from IND than from CDG.

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by FA9295
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

I definitely agree - D is dark and and practically had nothing past Burgerville. This is another pipe dream and probably 20-30 years off, but I think the Port should look at a midfield international concourse. 6-8 Gates, including 1 configured to fit up to the A380 (should the need ever arise) as w...

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces seasonal LAX/SFO-RAP, expands EWR-RAP
Replies: 28
Views: 6031

Re: UA announces seasonal LAX/SFO-RAP, expands EWR-RAP

Well that sure is unexpected. At such low frequency, these routes should probably perform well.

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 24762

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

AA will start using their 737 MAX 8 on 1 of 2 of their SEA-MIA flights for S19, according to Routesonline. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282657/american-adds-737-max-8-miami-seattle-service-from-june-2019/ Also, on a related note, UA will be using the MAX 9 on one of their SEA-S...

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet to Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary
Replies: 37
Views: 6136

Re: Westjet to Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary

YYC-PDX should do well in the summer. There is enough weirdness in PDX to make the flight work for WS. Maybe they can make it work year-round as it shouldn't be too hard to fill a Q400. YYC-AUS is an interesting one but it should work as well. Just interesting that WS is the first to the market in ...

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?
Replies: 32
Views: 5266

Re: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?

Also, HA flies JFK-HNL and will be starting BOS-HNL soon. This also covers the B6 network very well.

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?
Replies: 32
Views: 5266

Re: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?

Well, HA has a LGB-HNL flight now, which covers it for B6. Where else could B6 fly to Hawaii from? LAX-Hawaii is way too saturated already. I think the main reason is that JetBlue is not very popular on the west coast. LGB is their only hub/focus city there. Airlines like AS dominate the west coast,...

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet to Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary
Replies: 37
Views: 6136

Re: Westjet to Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282646/westjet-schedules-new-us-routes-in-2q19/ Airlineroute has a link regarding these routes. It's finally time that AC has some competition on PDX-YYC. Great adds by WS! Westjet is adding Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary this summer. What I ...

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... s-in-2q19/
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Airlineroute has a link for the Westjet PDX-YYC flight now.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... s-in-2q19/

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

So will Horizon be at the far end of C permanently? Or is it just temporarily during the construction? I know AA frequently uses C19 and C21-22 for their Embraer E175 PDX-LAX flights, so where would they move to?

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by FA9295
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

PDX TCORE update: As part of TCORE, we’re closing Concourse A and modifying and expanding Concourse B. We will relocate Horizon operations to the end of Concourse C which will allow for the early abandonment of Concourse A. This will allow construction activities on Concourse-B extension to occur a...

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/27/2019:AC Drops SAT;DL Adds SBA-SLC;WS Adds AUS/PDX-YYC
Replies: 65
Views: 11560

Re: OAG Changes 1/27/2019:AC Drops SAT;DL Adds SBA-SLC;WS Adds AUS/PDX-YYC

per FlightView: AUS/PDX-YYC schedule

Begins May 2nd (2x weekly; Sunday/Thursday)
YYC-AUS: 10:00 AM - 2:43 PM (737-700)
AUS-YYC: 3:35 PM - 6:31 PM (737-700)

Begins April 29th: (7x weekly; Daily)
YYC-PDX: 10:30 AM - 11:17 AM (Q400)
PDX-YYC: 12:10 PM - 2:57 PM (Q400)

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/27/2019:AC Drops SAT;DL Adds SBA-SLC;WS Adds AUS/PDX-YYC
Replies: 65
Views: 11560

Re: OAG Changes 1/27/2019:AC Drops SAT;DL Adds SBA-SLC;WS Adds AUS/PDX-YYC

RJNUT wrote:
will PDX-YYC be operated by Encore or mainline WS?

Encore Q400.

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Delta Got The Moon Shot: Dynamic creativity, perfect timing, flawless execution (Video)
Replies: 27
Views: 5728

Re: How Delta Got The Moon Shot: Dynamic creativity, perfect timing, flawless execution (Video)

And maybe that's why you're not working for Delta, let alone in their marketing department... Well no, I wouldn't reduce myself to working for anyone, much less something as fickle as an airline. Well, thankfully for you, some of us do work for airlines so you can safely put your pompous ass into a...

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 24762

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

OAG updates week of 1/27: AS BOI-SEA SEP 8>9[8] OCT 8>9[8] AS LAS-PAE FEB 0.5>0[0] AS LAS-PDX JUN 3>4[3] JUL 3>4[3] AUG 3>4[3] SEP 3>4[3] OCT 3>4[3] AS LAS-SEA JUN 9>8[9] JUL 9>8[9] AUG 9>8[9] AS LAX-PAE FEB 1.8>0[0] AS PAE-PDX FEB 1.3>0[0] AS PAE-PHX FEB 0.4>0[0] AS PAE-SAN FEB 0.7>0[0] AS PAE-SFO...

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Westjet's PDX-YYC flight schedule:

Begins April 29, 2019

YYC-PDX: 10:30 AM - 11:17 AM (Q400)
PDX-YYC: 12:10 PM - 2:57 PM (Q400)

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Just came across something a bit odd... Starting June 6th, Alaska's SLC-PDX schedule shows two flights scheduled within 23 minutes of each other. One departs SLC and 12:15 PM (mainline 737), and the next departs at 12:38 PM (Skywest E175): https://www.google.com/flights#flt=SLC.PDX.2019-06-06;c:USD...

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Westjet adding PDX-YYC is interesting. I guess they'll use D2 along with AC. Maybe D1 as a common use gate? I don't see the route yet in the reservation system, but I'm sure it will take a while for that to show up. I wonder if we'll see a response from AC. Maybe even AS too? If that's successful, t...

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

jbpdx wrote:
lhpdx wrote:
AS BOI-PDX AUG 7>6[7] SEP 7>0[7] OCT 7>0[7]


This has to be a mistake. That would end all air service between PDX and BOI.

It is a mistake. OAG made quite a few mistakes this week.

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/27/2019:AC Drops SAT;DL Adds SBA-SLC;WS Adds AUS/PDX-YYC
Replies: 65
Views: 11560

Re: OAG Changes 1/27/2019:AC Drops SAT;DL Adds SBA-SLC;WS Adds AUS/PDX-YYC

Not seeing PDX-YYC yet. Assuming it'll take a while to show up in the reservation system.

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 105435

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Westjet just added PDX-YYC according to the OAG thread.

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service
Replies: 49
Views: 5085

Re: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service

Its ironic how MCI has a TATL and not STL. I don't see MCI-KEF lasting much longer. They only started that to counter WOW's STL-KEF route. Huh? You're out of the loop. FI posted an 84% average capacity for the first season which is pretty good for a new airline with virtually no local brand recogni...

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by FA9295
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service
Replies: 49
Views: 5085

Re: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service

trexel94 wrote:
arcticcruiser wrote:
flyguy84 wrote:
STL had service to KEF... I don’t see any other TATL working out.


And MCI has seasonal FI to KEF.


Its ironic how MCI has a TATL and not STL.

I don't see MCI-KEF lasting much longer. They only started that to counter WOW's STL-KEF route.

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