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by 727LOVER
Fri May 08, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection
Replies: 70
Views: 15547

Re: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection

MIAMI AIR has closed down. CEO sent a letter to all employees that today is the last day of their employment. :eek: :cry: Can't find any links, but saw the letter on facebook EDIT: Wiki reporting it too https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami_Air_International Just a disclaimer that Wikipedia doesn't &...

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by 727LOVER
Fri May 08, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection
Replies: 70
Views: 15547

Re: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami_Air_International
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MIAMI AIR has closed down.

CEO sent a letter to all employees that today is the last day of their employment. :eek: :cry:

Can't find any links, but saw the letter on facebook


EDIT:
Wiki reporting it too

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami_Air_International

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by 727LOVER
Sun May 03, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

KMCOFlyer wrote:
Delta350 wrote:
So what are the routes that the MD88 and MD90 are currently flying?


There are still several MD-88 routes, but the only remaining MD-90 routes for May are ATL-HOU and ATL-BUF. They should all be gone by June 1st.


It's IAH, not HOU.............HOU has 717

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by 727LOVER
Sun May 03, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can MCO ever become a legacy hub?
Replies: 46
Views: 5182

Re: Can MCO ever become a legacy hub?

Florida Express hubbed MCO as well.

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by 727LOVER
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Operating Only East Side?
Replies: 22
Views: 3340

Re: DFW Operating Only East Side?

DFW has 3 FAA towers? WOW Any other airports have more than one? When I was there about October 2018...I saw plenty of West cargo stuff land on the east side. Also, 3 BA 747s,...they all used the East side. This was very disappointing being over @ Founders Plaza. So Founders Plaza is currently no go...

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by 727LOVER
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

So anyone have a count of how many, and which, MD-88s are left at this point? At this rate, will they even make it to July? Thinking I may need to hop on one soon before they all go away. not ALL of them...but here are some N901DE N902DE N903DE N905DE N906DE N907DE N908DE N910DE N912DE N915DE N916D...

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by 727LOVER
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McDonnell Douglas Model 188 STOL
Replies: 12
Views: 2382

McDonnell Douglas Model 188 STOL

I have never heard of this aircraft. Seems to fly with a very low airspeed...reminds me of the Dash-7 Great footage of DCA, MDW & LGA....airport within the 1st two minutes, I'm not catching. Sorry...no sound https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bWu71iNy9Y So what is this? How many were made? OK....s...

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by 727LOVER
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18151

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

Hence is why you won’t see a MCO-SRQ available online but If one was to book JFK-SRQ then your only option will be JFK-MCO-SRQ. In the month of May, I do not see it. Leave JFK 9:05am...arrive. SRQ 11:55am Leave SRQ 1:13pm...arrive JFK 4:00pm [/quote] UPDATE.....I see it for June..looks like JFK-MCO...

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by 727LOVER
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18151

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

I'm calling out the original poster for stirring crap up. If he posted the routes as listed in the article, we wouldn't be having this discussion. As listed in article: The following new routes will operate as direct flights: Boston – Chicago – Minneapolis/St. Paul Boston – Denver – Albuquerque Bos...

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by 727LOVER
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18151

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

Hence is why you won’t see a MCO-SRQ available online but If one was to book JFK-SRQ then your only option will be JFK-MCO-SRQ. In the month of May, I do not see it. Leave JFK 9:05am...arrive.[/quote] SRQ 11:55am Leave SRQ 1:13pm...arrive JFK 4:00pm ill never understand why, within the U.S. when a ...

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by 727LOVER
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 11152

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

3 airlines are bringing 787 Dreamliners to MIA this week. AA brought one in on Monday for familiarization purposes. British Airways is operating a cargo-only MIA-LHR flight several times a week with a 787-8. Avianca has started operating cargo flights with their 787s this week as well. Aeromexico d...

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by 727LOVER
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18151

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

From what I saw, one can not book MCO-SRQ

On F9, one could...only $11

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by 727LOVER
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton ... d-90-exit/



Already discussed up thread

Yeah...well the juicy nugget in that article is that there are still 27 MD-90s on property
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ACA772LR wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
MD88s gone in July. 90s some time later

https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton ... d-90-exit/



Already discussed up thread

Yeah...well the juicy nugget in that article is that there are still 27 MD-90s on property

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by 727LOVER
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4985

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

I know I didn't smoke anything when looking for flights SRQ-ORD but I saw in google/flights that Frontier is flying that route next 3 days?!?? So I checked on flightaware and those flights are in the system. Is that some kind of an error? SRQ website doesn't have the schedule for tomorrow yet. Here...

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by 727LOVER
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4985

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

I know I didn't smoke anything when looking for flights SRQ-ORD but I saw in google/flights that Frontier is flying that route next 3 days?!?? So I checked on flightaware and those flights are in the system. Is that some kind of an error? SRQ website doesn't have the schedule for tomorrow yet. Star...

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by 727LOVER
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7742

Re: Oil price crash

What was the closing price?

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by 727LOVER
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17064

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Anyone want to explain this one? ORD-MCO-SRQ-ORD started today I believe...for about 3 weeks The MCO-SRQ flight can be had for $11 It's to comply with the stipulations of the CARES Act. Government requiring airlines to comply with minimum service requirements to get grant money. F9 adding MCO-SRQ l...

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by 727LOVER
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17064

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Anyone want to explain this one?

ORD-MCO-SRQ-ORD


started today I believe...for about 3 weeks


The MCO-SRQ flight can be had for $11

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by 727LOVER
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1081
Views: 166845

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetblue/6 ... /lightbox/
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Does this hang in B6's headquarters?

Heard it was found behind a ticket counter @ Terminal 6, B6's 1st terminal.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetblue/6 ... /lightbox/

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by 727LOVER
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19
Replies: 49
Views: 7564

Re: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19

https://www.facebook.com/ABC7NY/videos/ ... DcxNzQ0MQ/
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E W R :

https://www.facebook.com/ABC7NY/videos/ ... DcxNzQ0MQ/

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by 727LOVER
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

A bunch flew normal flights or a bunch flew to SBD or BYH ? Looking at BYH there doesn’t seem to be any MD90 flights into there today so there must be revenue flights being flown still GRR-BUF-SRQ-IAH-ORF-PIT? and ATL (of course) saw MD90 service today. No BYH since Saturday, yeah. Where are you se...

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by 727LOVER
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

FlyingViking wrote:
A bunch of MD90 flights today. Any new info?


A bunch flew normal flights or a bunch flew to SBD or BYH ?

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by 727LOVER
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 7380

Re: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)

SuseJ772 wrote:
Wasn’t it Fort Myers that had a truck drive through the rental car desk and baggage claim earlier this year or was that Sarasota?


That was SRQ

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by 727LOVER
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 278
Views: 74056

Re: Five BA 747s to Teruel today

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GBNLY


Storage (please, please, please) or scrap?


Storage only; there are 40 BA aircraft at Bournemouth currently



WHEW...thank you !-->

bmibaby737 wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
Boeing727 wrote:

G-BNLY went to Bournemouth a few days ago...



https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GBNLY


Storage (please, please, please) or scrap?


Storage only; there are 40 BA aircraft at Bournemouth currently



WHEW...thank you !

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by 727LOVER
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 278
Views: 74056

Re: Five BA 747s to Teruel today

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GBNLY


Storage (please, please, please) or scrap?
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Boeing727 wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
Any of these the retro ones?


G-BNLY went to Bournemouth a few days ago...



https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GBNLY


Storage (please, please, please) or scrap?

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by 727LOVER
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 278
Views: 74056

Re: Five BA 747s to Teruel today

Any of these the retro ones?

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by 727LOVER
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4985

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

SRQ has been pummeled with canceled flights

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by 727LOVER
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4985

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

727LOVER wrote:
UA will be sending a 777 to TPA

Beginning March 29 and lasting thru April 24


SORRY FOLKS....
NOT HAPPENING



On April 1, TPA-EWR goes from 7 flights down to 2 ! :o

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by 727LOVER
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

Lootess wrote:
Tick-Tock getting down to the last 10, we are now on MD-90 deathwatch.


IRONIC

About 4 months ago, they said these birds would be retired in 2022

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by 727LOVER
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

How far out can I trust the schedule?

Monday April 6 is showing six SRQ-ATL...4 MD-88s & 2 MD-90. Now, if the pastweek is any indication, they will likely cancel at least 4 of these flights.

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by 727LOVER
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

N912DN flies ATL-scrap heap tomorrow

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 11152

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

DELETE :lol:

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 11152

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

Miami wrote:
British Airways will temporarily suspend Miami from March 29 until April 30.

Three daily will resume instead of two.



Still planning an A380?

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/22/2020
Replies: 87
Views: 14855

Re: OAG Changes 3/22/2020: APOCALYPSE

enilria wrote:
Apocalypse: an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale.


Why did you remove it from the title? :lol:

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162757

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.yahoo.com/now/trump-obamaca ... 44181.html
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Didn't Alanis Morissette have song about this?



Trump Administration Considering Opening Obamacare Enrollment Amid Pandemic

https://www.yahoo.com/now/trump-obamaca ... 44181.html

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by 727LOVER
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 249959

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

hOMSaR wrote:
micstatic wrote:
I wonder once this virus passes how close the MD-88 will be to it's final nap


My money's on them not coming back at all.


MD-90s as well....that's a total of around 75 aircraft. They won't need that much capacity for a while

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by 727LOVER
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amsterdam Schiphol's runway in the middle of nowhere
Replies: 55
Views: 17743

Re: Amsterdam Schiphol's runway in the middle of nowhere

I google mapped it.....found it and said to myself, "THAT DOESN'T LOOK THAT FAR AWAY."
Then I realized that was 18C :lol:

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by 727LOVER
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta storing their fleet at MZJ?
Replies: 43
Views: 13884

Re: Delta storing their fleet at MZJ?

https://flightaware.com/live/airport/KBYH
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DL A359s went here today...and some tomorrow too

https://flightaware.com/live/airport/KBYH

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by 727LOVER
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow tops 28000
Replies: 211
Views: 6997

Re: Dow tops 28000

DOW plummets @ opening

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by 727LOVER
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5022

Re: Elite Airways continues to shrink

SRQLOT wrote:
Is Elite pretty much done? I don’t see the flight to PWM in SRQ April schedule, and curiously checked March schedule and it is not there either now.


Their website is showing SRQ to PWM flights on April 9, 16, 19, 23 26, 30 & May 8


...but NO flights in March...THAT is crazy!

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by 727LOVER
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No VS A340s left at LHR
Replies: 65
Views: 15769

Re: No VS A340s left at LHR

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VIR103
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Seems ATL is using A333 now

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VIR103

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Delays Launch to Q2 of 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1046

Re: Midwest Express Delays Launch to Q2 of 2020

WOW...never thought about them and the effect of the virus. Not a good time to start!

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MSYSFO
Replies: 104
Views: 18384

Re: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MS

BA744PHX wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
TPA-PHX

Someone on Facebook, pointed out that it still operates in December...maybe it's seasonal cut. Although, myself...don't trust a schedule 9 months ahead of time


Both PHX-TPA/PIT are bookable from September, lets see if that changes


HUH?
Where do you see THAT?

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MSYSFO
Replies: 104
Views: 18384

Re: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MS

I see PIT-PHX bookable as well in late December...can schedules be concrete that far out?

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by 727LOVER
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MSYSFO
Replies: 104
Views: 18384

Re: OAG Changes 3/8/2020:AA Drops PHX-PIT/TPA,CHAPHL,DFWOAK Adds ORDHNL;DL Drops KIXSEA;UA Drops IAHCAK,FLLSFO,IAHYEG,MS

TPA-PHX

Someone on Facebook, pointed out that it still operates in December...maybe it's seasonal cut. Although, myself...don't trust a schedule 9 months ahead of time

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by 727LOVER
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 747's and EWR
Replies: 51
Views: 6965

Re: Continental 747's and EWR

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
They new-built they got were retired in 1974/75.


So they were among the others like National, Eastern, Delta, American that found the Boeing 747 was too big for their networks.

But weren't they flying Asia Pacific/Hawaii back then?

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by 727LOVER
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces CVG service
Replies: 77
Views: 12444

Re: CVG Airline Announcement 3/6

airlinewatcher1 wrote:
UA CVG-SFO was short lived, with competition on that route with DL.


HUH...isn't UA @ SFO way larger than [email protected]?....certainly more feed. Why did UA fail ?

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by 727LOVER
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 247
Views: 33964

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

https://www.allegiantair.com/route-map
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So what exactly is a base?

Are the orange dot cities bases...or just where they have vacation packages?

https://www.allegiantair.com/route-map

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by 727LOVER
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 8567

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

trpmb6 wrote:
The question is posed incorrectly. The correct topic title should be "Consequences of Trump not being re-elected"



Meaning?


Riots?

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by 727LOVER
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 4985

Re: West Coast Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

PennPal wrote:
I flew a Pan Am 747 TPA-IAD in the early 80s. The first 747 I ever saw was a Northwest Orient example in Tampa around 1974. Wardair Canada also flew 747s from Toronto around that same time.


Yep...that would have been flight 106 TPA-IAD-LHR leaving from gate 70

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