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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces DLH-ORD
Replies: 48
Views: 9123

Re: AA announces DLH-ORD

I may be mistaken but didn't AA operate this at some point in the past? Please correct me if I'm wrong.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel

FlyingJhawk wrote:
OzarkD9S wrote:

Cool video. But no mention of BER?!


By 2025. Not after.


:rotfl:

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel

http://www.istderberschonfertig.de/


Thanks for the link, but I was being sarcastic.
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SkyVoice wrote:
OzarkD9S wrote:
Cool video. But no mention of BER?!



If you're looking for information about the "progress" at BER, check out this link (in German; Google Translator does a good job with it) . . .

http://www.istderberschonfertig.de/


Thanks for the link, but I was being sarcastic.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel
Replies: 5
Views: 1505

Re: 5 Airports Taking-Off by 2025 | The B1M channel

Cool video. But no mention of BER?!

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by OzarkD9S
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 Delta Launch May Be Delayed
Replies: 16
Views: 4645

Re: A220 Delta Launch May Be Delayed

Gee, all you booked on the DL 220 are only worried about your travel plans? Not people doing without....interesting. Not to get "political" but sheesh.

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 23623

Re: RDU "Big" Announcement 1/15 - 10am

Just looking at route maps alone, not schedules, but UA is the only mainline US airline outside of AS, G4 and HA that doesn't make RDU look like a hub of some sort. So when will somebody throw down the gauntlet and hub RDU? Or will it be the ultimate focus city in the USA? Too bad AA didn't stick it...

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 661
Views: 133169

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

steveinbc wrote:

It would be great to paint the four main companies that formed British Airways: British Overseas Airways Corporation, British European , Cambrian and Northeast


Great idea! And the BCal idea mentioned above. If just to see that lion one more time.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t AA try a separate low fare operation ?
Replies: 73
Views: 7773

Re: Why didn’t AA try a separate low fare operation ?

AA were in serious financial difficulties at the time and were being restructured. Delta started Song in 2003. CO started Cal Lite in 1993. AA wasn't perpetually in financial distress. AA's Ch 11 filing came 11/29/11. Anybody remember the short-lived AA ad tag line, 'A great low fare and a lot more...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT
Replies: 111
Views: 12410

Re: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT

[quote="WPvsMW"]

Independence Air was the only domestic competitor UA ever had at IAD.[quote]

Presidential?
New York Air?
Continental?

UA had some other hub competition at IAD, however briefly.

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 24093

Re: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft

The 717 was a stop-gap solution for DL, and while a great aircraft IMO, the 220 will do all what the 717 can do and a whole lot more. I'm a HUGE fan of 5 abreast and the 220-1 is the ONLY real option for replacement of the 717. The 220-3 is moving into the MD's area, its gonna be a winner.

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air opening PIT & BHM focus cities
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: Via Air opening PIT & BHM focus cities

PIT would make a good focus city and BHM has a few markets that could be served on 50 seaters. HOWEVER, Via seems to be searching for a niche and I don't see BHM as one of their potential anchor cities. And their finances are shaky (?) at best. I wish them well.

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier adds JAX-RDU 3x Weekly from 4/30/19
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: Frontier adds JAX-RDU 3x Weekly from 4/30/19

http://www.departedflights.com/JI080195.html
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ERJ170 wrote:

Last time ISP was flown from RDU was AA hub times I think...


Midway (2) did as well:

http://www.departedflights.com/JI080195.html

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inefficient Aircraft Layouts
Replies: 44
Views: 7007

Re: Inefficient Aircraft Layouts

The club seating on WN would probably qualify. 12 seats facing each other in the first two rows of the aircraft where they now get an extra row/6 seats in a traditional layout. Now, if they had charged a premium for that configuration it might have been revenue neutral, but that wasn't the WN way, a...

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA is dead today (Jan 7th)
Replies: 21
Views: 6056

Re: DCA is dead today (Jan 7th)

VC10DC10 wrote:

I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of tourists have cancelled/postponed plans to visit DC until after many major museums/parks/tourist sites are back in full operation.


I can't imagine the demand to visit those places are very high in January.

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc applies for Boston
Replies: 43
Views: 6316

Re: Royal Air Maroc applies for Boston

Terminal E is already bursting at the seams. Come on Massport, put some international arrivals facilities in Terminal A. If they have a schedule similar to JFK where they arrive at say 1 in the morning and then head out a few hours later around 8/9/10, there is plenty of room. Weird schedule for wh...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc applies for Boston
Replies: 43
Views: 6316

Re: Royal Air Maroc applies for Boston

Terminal E is already bursting at the seams. Come on Massport, put some international arrivals facilities in Terminal A.

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 12317

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

[quote="jplatts"] While I agree that AS adding SEA-CVG isn't the only thing that is needed for AS to win the "Battle for Seattle", DL serving CVG nonstop from SEA has allowed DL to capture business traffic in the SEA market that AS isn't able to capture. CVG is also one of the la...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 148
Views: 22481

Re: Moxy's hubs?

Last I heard, they weren't really planning on hubs per se, rather point-to-point from secondary markets. https://airlinegeeks.com/2019/01/03/new-start-up-airline-moxy-places-order-for-60-airbus-a220-300-jets/ Think PVD, TTN, FTW, BUR and the like. Of course these could all be red herrings given out ...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 12317

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread - 2019

jplatts wrote:

In order to fight off DL at SEA, AS needs to add SEA-CVG nonstop service.



You make it sound as if operating SEA-CVG will win the "Battle for Seattle". Really? That one route is whats preventing total victory for AS in SEA? :rotfl:

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87
Replies: 105
Views: 13840

Re: HERB R.I.P.

AA's Robert Crandall on Southwest:

"That place runs on Herb Kelleher's bullsh*t."

And Herb ran on Wild Turkey. Draw your own conlusions! :lol:

RIP to a true character and a REAL airline guy.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC unveils slots allocation/airline distribution for Beijing’s upcoming PEK/ZBAD dual-hub system
Replies: 73
Views: 10011

Re: CAAC unveils slots allocation/airline distribution for Beijing’s upcoming PEK/ZBAD dual-hub system

Kind of a shame that Chinese carriers wont be able to offer services to both airports from their hubs, say CX flying to both from CAN and URC for instance. So CA gets Beijing's "close-in" airport all to themselves basically. Not so sure PEK should be considered the "close in" ai...

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC unveils slots allocation/airline distribution for Beijing’s upcoming PEK/ZBAD dual-hub system
Replies: 73
Views: 10011

Re: CAAC unveils slots allocation/airline distribution for Beijing’s upcoming PEK/ZBAD dual-hub system

Kind of a shame that Chinese carriers wont be able to offer services to both airports from their hubs, say CX flying to both from CAN and URC for instance. So CA gets Beijing's "close-in" airport all to themselves basically.

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1070
Views: 127038

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I would totally understand them all if it was mostly TSA and Go jet flying the flights but it isn't. EWR none of either. All 135/45s on expressjet and commutair. DEN 2 skywest 200s IAD none of either. 1 135/45 on commuteair, 2 200's on air wisconsin IAH 3 135/45 on expressjet ORD 3 200s skywest/air...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1070
Views: 127038

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Absolutely mind-blowing that UA flies zero mainline into STL, especially when peer cities have been getting equipment upgrades. Surely they can't be that weak in the St. Louis market?? One of the issues with UA and STL is that Trans States and Go Jet, 2 UAX carriers are based in STL, so we get tons...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1070
Views: 127038

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

It's strange to me that STL-DTW on Delta is back to being all RJ. Sure seems like it could support some mainline service. I guess they're trying to flow more connections over MSP? Be careful opening the DTW can of worms on here ;) . Seriously though I've flown STL-DTW-XXX a few times and the oldest...

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1070
Views: 127038

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

None of my predictions ever come true for STL so I'll try a new approach: EK will NOT begin DXB-STL. LA will NOT begin LIM-STL. OZ will NOT begin ICN-STL. QF will NOT begin SYD-STL. There. Prove me wrong a year from now! :cool2: Still hoping for BA or EI or FI but alas, we always lose out to whereve...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 128408

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Used to fly OZ MWA to STL and then onward on FH-227Bs back around 1980. Those planes were rattle traps. Always felt like you were barely getting airborne as they groaned down the runway. I flew those a few times myself. Yes, they were shaky but they got the job done. Flew PIA-SPI-STL once and if we...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer
Replies: 103
Views: 13800

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer

SY is kinda slow to add cities too. WN started in 71 has 99 destinations served full time and a fleet of 750 aircraft, has never had a change of ownership has bought 2 competitors, and never filed a bankrupcty, and has shown a profit 45 years in a row. On the other hand SY started in 82 has 47 part...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways
Replies: 145
Views: 20436

Re: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways

What happened to the Asia network acquired with the NW merge.?You had to NRT JFK,ATL,MSP,DTW,PDX,SEA,LAX,HNL, then connections to BKK,MNL Guam,Saipan etc.Plus the flight to China and Korea. And most of those routes were 747’s did DL make mistakes because fuel wasn’t very high or was it the Japanese...

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12544

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

mantistobogn wrote:
chonetsao wrote:
Flightguy123 wrote:

Please stop trying to find a problem where a problem doesn't exist.


Thank You. I grew up as an airline brat and non-revved so many times I couldn't count them all. It's not the intention of your journey its the space available. Just a perk of the job.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12544

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

I'm not sure if he non-revved but it was apparently a surprise so he might have just paid for his tickets. Can you imagine trying to non-rev at Christmas? He was on all 6 flights so my guess would be NO. He was a nonrev, from the article, "“He made it on every flight and even got first class R...

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12544

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

I'm not sure if he non-revved but it was apparently a surprise so he might have just paid for his tickets. Can you imagine trying to non-rev at Christmas? He was on all 6 flights so my guess would be NO.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12544

Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/ohi ... 34668.html

Delta FA's Dad didn't want her to be alone on Christmas. WOW!
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Great story:

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/ohi ... 34668.html

Delta FA's Dad didn't want her to be alone on Christmas. WOW!

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 93318

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

I'm still hoping for two hues of green across the entire fuselage and none of that "swoosh" sh*t that's all the rage these days. Please keep it classy EI.

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI had talks with Lufthansa in 1999? Jetblue in 2003?
Replies: 28
Views: 4001

Re: MCI had talks with Lufthansa in 1999? Jetblue in 2003?

MCI can talk to anybody. Remember that "China Cargo HUB" STL was "supposed" to get? Whatever they can land, good for them, but don't hold your breath.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help ID this type (LHR 1992)
Replies: 20
Views: 2749

Re: Help ID this type (LHR 1992)

I've never seen that on a DC-8 wingtip before, interesting find. And N425XJ's first pic includes the semi-rare UA 74L at LHR! A real blast from the past.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Propeller driven DC-9?
Replies: 9
Views: 3347

Re: Propeller driven DC-9?

Sort of related, does anyone remember the proposed Embraer CBA-123 pusher prop proposal?

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City
Replies: 143
Views: 23466

Re: Southwest returns additional MEX slots to DOT

Internationally, WN needs to decide if their domestic US operational paradigm will translate to non-leisure markets. I've never flown WN internationally and their offerings ex-STL via "wherever" are sparse indeed. I looked at the STL-NAS via FLL and dear GOD, a 5:45 am departure from STL a...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways
Replies: 145
Views: 20436

Re: Delta ask DOT for flexibility to move Haneda gateways

This has "Delta is looking to move MSP-HND somewhere (SEA? ATL?), but if they wish, they can fly that route again" all over it. MSP does stand out like a sore thumb compare to all the other destinations that has a HND flight anyway (The only smaller market, PDEW-wise, is probably VIE, and...

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & O’Hare 21
Replies: 79
Views: 9889

Re: Delta & O’Hare 21

yeogeo wrote:

-and eventually, AS NK, & B6?).


I would imagine AS stays as close to AA as possible.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 128408

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

So that brings me to the other side of the discussion - if you're in STL and you're wanting to head down under, it appears your best bet is to fly through IAH or DFW, at least timewise. Asia - there's MSP or trekking up to ORD or over slightly to DTW. STL-DFW-Asia isn't that far out the way either,...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do VX employees like working for AS?
Replies: 67
Views: 12858

Re: Are VX employees liking working for AS

Is anyone on here as "hip" as they were 10 years ago? IF (big IF) I was "hip" in my 20's it was long gone by my 30's. The problem with being "hip" is that whatever your definition of the term, there all always people younger than you and "hipper" than you. Not...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is SY an ULCC or a LCC or neither?
Replies: 39
Views: 3586

Re: Is SY an ULCC or a LCC or neither?

And yet another reason why the whole talk and use of terms like "Legacy" and "LCC" and "ULCC" is just pointless and dumb. Use of such terms only make you "cool, bro" to other plane geeks who has to use such terms to be "cool, bro." it's like restaur...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA slots
Replies: 27
Views: 3007

Re: DCA slots

Will Congress ever add extra slots at DCA? WN actually has enough room at DCA to add more flights to within-perimeter domestic destinations out of DCA if extra slots are added at DCA or if WN can otherwise acquire slots from other airlines at DCA. There are also some within-perimeter nonstop routes...

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: WOW Air pulling out of ORD?
Replies: 46
Views: 5606

Re: Rumour: WOW Air pulling out of ORD?

I flew STL-DAL-ABQ and return today and saw the WOW A321 sitting out on the ramp nowhere near the gates in STL. I thought they had pulled out already. Weird.

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 210212

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

You have to remember that the press knows even less than he does. Once someone establishes themselves as an expert on a topic, they are the easy go-to for these folks. So, who would be a credible commercial aviation source? I do like Brett Snyder, AKA The Cranky Flier. He usually has good insights ...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routing of non-stop flights Europe-Hong Kong during the 1980s
Replies: 59
Views: 10553

Re: Routing of non-stop flights Europe-Hong Kong during the 1980s

This was to be Cathay Pacific first intercontinental route and this was the very start to their full international expansion as previously their network was based around Southeast Asia. CX flew to Australia as far back as the 1970's didn't they? Yes they did and I realised that after my post but it...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routing of non-stop flights Europe-Hong Kong during the 1980s
Replies: 59
Views: 10553

Re: Routing of non-stop flights Europe-Hong Kong during the 1980s

Cunard wrote:

This was to be Cathay Pacific first intercontinental route and this was the very start to their full international expansion as previously their network was based around Southeast Asia.



CX flew to Australia as far back as the 1970's didn't they?

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by OzarkD9S
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 8007

Re: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

Another point is that Spirit is a point to point carrier, they don't have any responsibility toward the passenger who can't get onto the connecting flight. So every flight can leave whenever the boarding is completed. For AC, they have to provide accommodation including hotel; meal; re-routing for ...

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