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by skyharborshome
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 149717

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Looks like BNA-SEA is going 2x daily during the summer, is that new? Also looks like BNA-ATL is going to be a bloodbath, DL is price matching WN at $69 dollar one-way fares, hopefully WN holds on... I remember as a teenager interning at an office that had government contracts and they would all tak...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 89
Views: 7432

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

Did BWG lose the Pilatus flights to Florida?

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by skyharborshome
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 169067

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Seems like Delta is using their A330-300 on the ATL-PHX route. Its usually is operated by a heck of A321s, with the exception of the 737-900ER and if I'm not mistaken the 767-400ER. Seasonal service. Goes out full or close to full more than you would think. This flight was a 757 before the 333 and ...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

DL bringing back PHX-CVG in November. Also, have a couple work trips to TX in May/June AA seems to have done some down-gauging. IAH specifcally is 4x on CR9s versus 3-4x on 319s, which is a pretty sizable cut... Anyone else seeing beyond normal down gauges for the Summer schedule? Daily? Seasonal? ...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why the stupid spelling of "Ravn" Alaska?
Replies: 26
Views: 4140

Re: Why the stupid spelling of "Ravn" Alaska?

F27500 wrote:
usxguy wrote:
And Growlr.

Don't forget that "Corvus" is somehow part of the same group.



.. heh heh and WOOF ;)


Lovin all of this

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by skyharborshome
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 6561

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

Arizona voters passed a very similar law last year however it was bundled into a minimum wage increase. We hate the changes. Still, when the voters pass something the courts have almost always said only the voters can take it away. This law in AZ screwed over many employees because it took away a w...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 6561

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

Arizona voters passed a very similar law last year however it was bundled into a minimum wage increase. We hate the changes. Still, when the voters pass something the courts have almost always said only the voters can take it away. This law in AZ screwed over many employees because it took away a we...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone close encounter with Frontier jet. On video
Replies: 90
Views: 14499

Re: Drone close encounter with Frontier jet. On video

I'm 100% serious. These two things can exist together without causing harm...as they have for decades. There are millions of drones and thousands of aircraft flying millions of miles every day. Any we've had MAYBE 1 collision that resulted in no damage yet everyone is apoplectic every time they are...

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by skyharborshome
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cool DL A350 Supermoon video
Replies: 4
Views: 1826

Re: Cool DL A350 Supermoon video

DL is so proud of their 359s. First the web adverts, then putting the "New Flagship" tag when a route has the option and now spots like this. It is good to see an airline be as big of avgeeks as the rest of us.

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by skyharborshome
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?
Replies: 104
Views: 11677

Re: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?

Being a Phoenician it is obvious that the BA flight takes care of Europe and with WN, AA or DL you can get to LAX almost anytime of the day. Even when my Delta Connection flight gets cancelled, it is worth paying the money to hop over to LAX on AA or WN to make my Asia connection. Almost all of my f...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Boarding Pass Policy Change Under Test
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

WN Boarding Pass Policy Change Under Test

Typically the gate agents for WN collect the boarding passes unless you are first to board (to alert the FAs general boarding has started) or if you request to keep it. Yesterday, the gate agent in DEN announced in the boarding area they are testing a new policy where passengers hold on to there boa...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

How have the delays been with the north runway out of commission? Got a 1hr 44min delay coming in from Durango a few days ago on my last leg of a 4 day trip. That wasn't much of an issue as it was expected. Being slowed to 170kts over Payson, then given delay vectors back to the north, then being f...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Fortunately if there is a hot mic, we can override the transmission, so even if the hot mic persists, we can put out a transmission to switch aircraft onto a different frequency. I always wondered if this was possible. You can isolate everything from that source or just talk over it to other aircra...

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by skyharborshome
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

There is a lot of confusion here. The initial report is saying he was departing and was hit by wake turbulence which we would call jet blast. Will have to wait for the report I guess.

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by skyharborshome
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Does anyone have any info on what happened with the citation that had the landing incident this morning on 7R? Cessna 182, regular customer out of Yuma....... Jet blast encounter from AA 319 departing from 7L. He was landing or taking off? The only pictures I saw looked like he was at the end of th...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I noticed hidden in this press release, DL sates they will be using "larger aircraft" on flights to Phoenix. Does this mean DL will be going mainline to SEA year round? Yayyyy we get MD-90s!! Kidding kidding. I routinely take those birds between ...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Last night while I was leaving the airport westbound there were probably 10 AA airbus parked on the North ramp at the west end of 8-26.... Are they sending a bunch to the desert or are all of these spares? These are probably all the RONs. Although we keep hearing the number of AA planes are decreas...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Sure that many of you saw that AS will add PAE from PHX. I think this is a pretty awesome route.

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I think another aspect we may be overlooking is that the city may make these gates common-use, which has the potential to increase gate capacity and utilization without increasing the actual gate count, on the north concourse at least. They are specifying podiums and gate readers as well as a RIDS ...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 21468

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destinations tomorrow

The announcement is out: 8 cities served by 13 daily flights! Here's the link: https://newsroom.alaskaair.com/2018-01-16-Alaska-Airlines-selects-destinations-for-new-service-from-Paine-Field Service to LAS LAX SNA PHX PDX SAN SFO SJC Wow, glad to see SNA made the cut. I’m surprised PHX is on the li...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 21468

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destinations tomorrow

Capn wrote:
Does anyone know which gate Delta will be using ?


Priceless

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by skyharborshome
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: great article about flight attendants and the 60ft rule
Replies: 28
Views: 7837

Re: great article about flight attendants and the 60ft rule

I never knew anything about this. I thought it was based solely on number of passengers. Thanks for posting.

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by skyharborshome
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Seems like T3 is filling up pretty quick when you include all the displaced T2 tenants. I know it has been mentioned that someone could get punted to T4. Would that be in the new D concourse (when is that opening by the way) or slotted in on the American side with their slow and steady plane volume ...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Happy New Year! I have heard rumors about Dl opening a lounge in PHX, any thoughts? This is confirmed for Fall 2018. They already have a banner up in the Priority check-in line. Norwegian Air UK (DI) is opening a lounge in PHX? Haha. Now that would be something. At the rate of their expansion and t...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 106176

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

allegiantflyer wrote:
Happy New Year!

I have heard rumors about Dl opening a lounge in PHX, any thoughts?


This is confirmed for Fall 2018. They already have a banner up in the Priority check-in line.

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by skyharborshome
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 16220

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

China Airlines at Ontario? Is this a new thing for them? Are other Asian carriers doing this? While I applaud the eastern side of LA getting service, the head scratchers for me are connecting traffic and lack of attractions near Ontario. Then again, I have been out of that area for about 8 years and...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 3742

Listening to your own flight ATC

I know United used to allow you to listen to ATC communication of your flight. Does anyone else listen to your own flight on apps like LiveATC? I am listening in on my flight which is DL1772 Heavy (A333) and the captain cancels take off clearance because he is “checking out something”. Gives a bit o...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HAL 43, turnaround - SJC to HNL
Replies: 52
Views: 6654

Re: HAL 43, turnaround - SJC to HNL

That far out, are they still talking to SoCal? I am not sure when they transition to the Oceanic. Surprised no one has picked up the reason on scanners.

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by skyharborshome
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans A350 LAX-PVG service
Replies: 38
Views: 7725

Re: Delta plans A350 LAX-PVG service

Any chance they'll rotate DTW-PVG-LAX-SYD-LAX-PVG-DTW ? Would mean the birds would be flying alot without maintenance but is it doable ? Question being what DL would do after the plane arrived into LAX - if it waits till the return flight to PVG that would be a 20hr layover. Michael Do a couple/few...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HAL 43, turnaround - SJC to HNL
Replies: 52
Views: 6654

Re: HAL 43, turnaround - SJC to HNL

This is turning into a play-by-play as it is now heading back to the coast. Is it just me or does it seem they are having issues with the 767? At one point they were the most on-time US airline and lately they have had major delays, at least here in PHX. Those 330s cannot come soon enough it seems. ...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A380 tests new gate at ATL
Replies: 10
Views: 3325

Re: AF A380 tests new gate at ATL

NichCage wrote:
Maybe QR could have used that gate perhaps lol.

Does KE still fly the A380 to ATL?


This was pulled. I do not think DL liked the KE A380 in ATL. It went away and then suddenly we had the JV agreement.

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by skyharborshome
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 87420

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

The planes are going to.be assembled in Mobile, Alabama..... Most of the pre-assembly happens in Europe though. With a lot of stuff coming directly from the US, like engines. This will be spun as a major win for Alabama. In the end the winner is Delta. We know they got a good price and the A321 is ...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 158, Last DL 747 flight
Replies: 125
Views: 20591

Re: DL 158, Last DL 747 flight

Haha, yes true. The last charter I believe will be evening of 12/31, the Buffalo Bills returning home FLL to BUF. Sent from my SM-N920T using Tapatalk See, @JumboJet, aren't you glad you're going to the hockey game now instead of blowing 350,000 miles for a flight that's not really the last flight ...

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by skyharborshome
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Maverick623 wrote:
Number 3 engine suffered a conpression stall and associated damage. Lots of loud banging and streaks of flame observed just after rotation.


Loads have been pretty high still, right? Does that mean we get two departures today (meaning a plan shuttled in) or were passengers rerouted?

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by skyharborshome
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Yesterday was noticing what seemed to be more than usual takeoffs turning to the Southwest when departing East to West. The departure procedures will stay the same for the next few months. The next mess will be the six week closure of 8/26 beginning on January 8. Is it true this is because they mes...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Surprised no one has said anything about the FAA and Class-Action suit settlement about the flight routes. Thought it says it will take a few more months to resolve, do they simply go back to the existing routes and cut the "Grand Avenue" departure routes? I enjoyed these departures myself...

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by skyharborshome
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta, Korean JV Approved by US DOT
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Re: Delta, Korean JV Approved by US DOT

FINALLY!! Been waiting for this to finally get through all the required signatures. All the jumping around without code-share numbers gets confusing. This can only mean great things for DL and hopefully will really launch LA service to the next level.

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by skyharborshome
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Just to mention regarding IWA, the airport has exploded in terms of flight training growth. There was a day earlier this month where it was the busiest airport in the state. Crazy to think how much volume it handles. Both ATP and the UND/ASU partnership is growing very rapidly. Throw in the only re...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 85094

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

**** N667US (744) has been retired from service. Flew from DTW to MZJ on 11/18 **** The 744 fleet remains at 5, flying DTW-ICN as well as some military & NFL charters. Snapped a pic of 667 yesterday. As of now it is along the "active" row meaning it has yet to be parted or having comp...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Air China 777 comes to Arizona to enjoy some dry, warm weather and ends up getting not only the tires and wheels jacked, but the entire gear! Plane on blocks is not an everyday sight.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bbs1Ojylarq/?taken-by=kilomikechd

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Rolls Out Delta One to JFK-LAS/SAN/SEA
Replies: 56
Views: 14419

Re: Delta Rolls Out Delta One to JFK-LAS/SAN/SEA

The email took me a little by surprise. The question is which planes and will it be full Delta One or "domestic" Delta One. I remember the first time I was in First from PHX to ATL on the A333. The guy in front of me ordered champagne and asked if they would be serving steak. The FA was ve...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta like their A350 so far?
Replies: 86
Views: 30610

Re: How does Delta like their A350 so far?

It's like asking how someone likes their new iPhone X five minutes after they turn it on for the first time. There were thousands of posts on that exact topic including videos and reactions. More people care about initial reaction than in-depth analysis a quarter after the fact. This post is very i...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Rolls-Out New Digital Signs
Replies: 28
Views: 7094

Re: Southwest Rolls-Out New Digital Signs

Southwest is trying to get on board with the whole simple, graphical displays that keeps making a resurgence in our culture. I stopped flying WN after 15 loyal years and yet these signs, while a bit late, are pretty in touch with modern technology and the load factor display is great. Keep in mind t...

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?
Replies: 31
Views: 8040

Re: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?

Another plus would be connections. Phnom Penh, Siem Riep and other cities in Cambodia and beyond are exploding with tourism. LAX->SGN->PNH would be awesome.

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by skyharborshome
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?
Replies: 31
Views: 8040

Re: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?

If travel from US to Vietnam was available without Visas it would help. Many countries have this waived which is why you see a huge number of tourists from all over Europe. However Hanoi has spent a lot on their upgrades and is probably welcoming of the idea. I agree SGN is a more likely candidate. ...

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by skyharborshome
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 85094

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Which route is the A333 that will operate ATL-PHX starting 12/21 being pulled from or is it excess? I assume they have these planned well in advance.

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by skyharborshome
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

When do they plan to start/finish the Sky Train to RCC?

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by skyharborshome
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Looks like Delta pushed the A333 to December 21. Just booked it for Christmas travel. Excited to have another widebody in PHX.

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by skyharborshome
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Varsity1 wrote:

Was it OO or CZ?


CP

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by skyharborshome
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 78336

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Medical diversion. It's not the first A380 diversion to PHX and it won't be the last. Is it true they had to use a lift of some sort to remove the passenger? That is what I heard through the grapevine. If true I guess the FAA nor PHX (not sure who makes these decisions) believe this will happen eno...

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