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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217984

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRdRarboPqs

YouTube link from Airlive showing one of the last flights arriving into Birmingham.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRdRarboPqs

YouTube link from Airlive showing one of the last flights arriving into Birmingham.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217984

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I'm sure this has already been covered ad-nauseum and I do apologize for redundancy, but does the UK have a chapter 11 equivalent? Were any laws changed after the Monarch fiasco.

Mods feel free to retitle thread as necessary.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217984

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

One doubt...after this TCX airline demise, the main Thomas Cook Group wont be affected, working normally as an hotel and tour operator, or will also enter into some kind of administration/protection? I believe so that the whole group is packing up its bags, however Condor is still operating? We wai...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217984

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Their website thomascookairlines.com redirects to a page announcing insolvency and redirects to a link that is broken . The website (thomascook.caa.co.uk) leads to an Error 403 (an error 404 a few minutes ago). If anyone else has website news please alert me and the entire board. For reference, I am...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 16857

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019

can bite back hard later.....................

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by maps4ltd
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest scheduled B737-800 NG flight?
Replies: 26
Views: 6730

Re: Longest scheduled B737-800 NG flight?

Gosh and there I was thinking the 800 was a five hour plane. Those Copa flights definitely have some restrictions, although the fact that they don't have to deal with the east-west winds as much also helps them. Also with seatback IFE and free meals it's just like a widebody, minus an aisle. I mean...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Bastian: SkyTeam Failed
Replies: 68
Views: 20411

Re: Ed Bastian: SkyTeam Failed

This is not unique to Delta, ATI JVs have killed traditional alliances. Alliances do not allow capacity coordination. That is key to the price and margin control Delta wants. Basically alliances allow “too much competition” between partners is the real translation. Alliances also grew too fast, whi...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 282
Views: 49316

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

BOS-STL. Make it like MKE. WN currently has a monopoly, and five daily 737s with no competition. Also, SAN would be advisable. I'm thinking STL on an E175 and SAN on a 738.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market
Replies: 148
Views: 39579

Re: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market

With widebodies, the comfort choices are entirely in the hands of the airlines. And the customers. It has been noted elsewhere that Y customers seem ready to switch for only a few dollars difference in ticket prices - despite any seat (or bag, or meal, or IFE, or bathroom size, etc) differences. .....

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports that skip a terminal number
Replies: 48
Views: 6352

Re: Airports that skip a terminal number

SLC had A-E, but as part of the rebuilding, they currently have G (former A), F (former B), C, D, and E, in that order. I remember going through F a few days after it was renamed.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL2353 diverts to TPA after rapidly descending from FL 390
Replies: 59
Views: 13947

Re: DL2353 diverts to TPA after rapidly descending from FL 390

Does anyone know why it was running as a 763 instead of a 752? Equipment swap?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL2353 diverts to TPA after rapidly descending from FL 390
Replies: 59
Views: 13947

Re: DL2353 diverts to TPA after rapidly descending from FL 390

Eugenewats wrote:
KFTG wrote:
How is the year the airplane was built relevant to the discussion?


Age of the aircraft seem like a pertinent piece of info, given the topic. How is your comment relevant to the discussion?


This myth has been beaten near to death, but one more time:

Age has nothing to do with safety.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 597
Views: 142172

Re: Updated: SAS presenting new livery

So when's the Lufthansa merger again?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA84 - southern route ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2673

Re: UA84 - southern route ?

Already going 712 mph at 1h 43m in, according to Flightaware.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic: A Skyteam hub at LHR ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3407

Re: Virgin Atlantic expansion : a Skyteam hub at LHR ?

Already being discussed.

Mods, please lock.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Las Vegas International Airport - Friday
Replies: 14
Views: 1561

Re: Las Vegas International Airport - Friday

For American Airlines, you will arrive on the southeastern side of the D gates. You'll take the Blue Line tram to Terminal 1 to retrieve bags there (don't go to T3!). Checkin is at T1 also.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multiple Airline Flight Plans for One Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 3593

Re: Multiple Airline Flight Plans for One Flight

ATLgaUSA wrote:
When I was in Hawaii in June, I noticed FlightAware still had a ton of Aloha flights loaded.


Probably Aloha cargo.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM to replace one daily flight to BRU with Rail service
Replies: 96
Views: 14923

Re: KLM to replace one daily flight to BRU with Rail service

More like it’s cheaper to put people on a train and use a slot in a severely slot constrained airport for a profitable route. Even if that’s the case, which I think it is, still makes sense towards a future strategy in Europe on reducing short-haul flights by using train feed for long-haul. A combi...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 120
Views: 22388

Re: AA CLT growth

I know this sounds crazy at first, but hear me out: FAT. No, it's crazy on the 2nd and 3rd thought, too. When ATL-ONT has struggled over the years something like CLT-FAT has no chance. Be happy with the DFW frequencies. You wouldn't just be overflying DFW, CLT has less than half the O&D traffic...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22121

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

BALPA sucks. Cruz sucks. Yes, there needs to be a management shakeup, but shame on BALPA for not accepting an 11% wage increase for the sole purpose of being whiny hypocrites.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Yes/No Poll: Do You Like American Airlines?
Replies: 51
Views: 3838

Re: Yes/No Poll: Do You Like American Airlines?

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Better than UA, worse than DL. They’re all just transportation on extruded tubes. I find SQ and EK better than any on them, but still a ride.

GF


This is heresy on a.net

Anyway, I don't really like AA.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video - Flying the A320
Replies: 28
Views: 6935

Re: Video - Flying the A320

Excellent video. What airport is that at the end of the video?

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by maps4ltd
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 17628

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

BlatantEcho wrote:
PDX-LAS on Delta. That’s pretty strange.

Non hub route. And isn’t sun country starting this?
Wonder where that came from.


In the same vein as LAS-LGB, LAS-SAN, LAS-SNA, and LAS-SEA. DL's built up a nice little west coast operation.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

NWADTWE16 wrote:
Dorian the Explorer has been quite a storm


I'm gonna use that somewhere.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft
Replies: 128
Views: 25202

Re: AA Miami mechanic arrested for sabotaging aircraft

LAX772LR wrote:
Sad as this is to say: the fact that he has a Arabic/Middle Eastern sounding name *and* that he caused damage to a passenger aircraft, means this dude's getting the book thrown at him with no mercy.


I don't care if he's a Jim Smith, he doesn't deserve mercy.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PKX (Beijing Daxing) Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 27194

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

A thing that has so far been overlooked is the closer of Nanyuan due to China United's complete departure.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 186849

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

This is a field day for Jgcotter.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

Anyone know how MYNN held up? A.netter Cameron MD80 has a video of the operations yesterday. Looks like Nassau missed the worst of it. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ViWIUDbxV0U&t=196s It is my understanding that NAS never formally closed, and saw fewer diversions and/or cxlds than anticipated. ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

https://www.spaghettimodels.com/


Can we just talk abut that website though? Where do I even begin? LOL


That thing was probably used during Katrina, and hasn't changed a bit.
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bspc wrote:
FlyingElvii wrote:


Can we just talk abut that website though? Where do I even begin? LOL


That thing was probably used during Katrina, and hasn't changed a bit.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

Marsh Harbour took on about 12 feet of water. Pics on Instagram using #marshharbourairport tag From twitter pics, it looks like the modern-built terminal survived, but no idea about the rest of it. At Freeport, I can’t see much good news at all. While the terminal was just recently built, the runwa...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

Eastern757 wrote:
Delta 337 B717 (N959AT) ATL-NAS did a miss approach at NAS and appears to be heading all the way back to Atlanta right now according to Flightradar24.


Not to hijack the thread, but...Delta still flies 717s to NAS? I could've sworn that route was all 739; it was when I flew it.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?
Replies: 88
Views: 12905

Re: How will Hawaiian react to competition from Southwest?

Hawaiian still has the lucrative Japan markets, the South Pacific, unrivaled frequency, connections and interlining with others, bag fees on interisland (albeit reduced by simply signing up for the loyalty program, which is nice), meals/chargers/screens on most mainland runs , business and first cla...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

I have to wonder if the airports in Freeport and other Northern Bahama islands will be functional in any way for the foreseeable future for normal use. They may need extensive repairs to function for evacuation and aid flights. At and beyond the airports infrastructure will be totally shattered, to...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW/ORD
Replies: 125
Views: 21016

Re: OAG Changes 9/1/2019:AS Massive Changes, Drops SAN-ABQ/ELP/MCI/MSP/OMA/STL,SFO-ABQ/MCI,LAXPHL,BURSJC;AA Adds FAI-DFW

jetmatt777 wrote:
Nicknuzzii wrote:
UA RIW-SHR?

Also a lot more capacity on the EWR- SLC route from DL and UA. Anything to do with the new terminal?


DEN-RIW-SHR. It’s a SkyWest milk run like DEN-PUB-LBL, DEN-HYS-SLN.


A bit out of the way for those headed to Sheridan. Isn't there a Gillette-Denver nonstop?

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by maps4ltd
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34516

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

First cancellation seems to be Air Force One flight to Poland. Mar-a-lago needs protection. With the current track it will take a direct hit as a Cat4 storm. What is Trump going to do to "protect" the resort? This should be good! They've sent home all workers, leaving only security guards.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Summer From Hell
Replies: 95
Views: 20396

Re: AA's Summer From Hell

My biggest gripe with AA is consistency and that comes from the top. Some great staff, some awful & that’s been the case for too long now. It’s particularly the case when you compare ground staff versus those in the cabin. Onboard, especially domestically in J, you might get a comfortable 737 w...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska
Replies: 58
Views: 11953

Re: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska

luckyone wrote:
So for those who want to spend time at Denali, other points in interior Alaska, or points father north (eg Utqiagvik), it could be more convenient to fly out of Fairbanks than traveling back down to Anchorage.


If I were flying ORD to Utqiagvik, I'd probably go ORD-ANC-BRW on Alaska.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska
Replies: 58
Views: 11953

Re: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska

IIRC AA did ORD-ANC at some point or another. Between 2002-2005, AA operated up to 3 flights a day to Anchorage. I believe AA kept the DFW-STL route alive until the end of the 2003 season. When the STL-ANC route was nixed, the additional flight shifted to ORD, leaving 2x ORD-ANC, and 1x DFW-ANC dai...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska
Replies: 58
Views: 11953

Re: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska

DFW-ANC on the 788 should be a much more comfortable ride than DFW-FAI on the 32Q.

AA is playing catch-up in the Alaska market. It lags United and Delta, and the FAI additions are a good step. The Alaska Air codeshare may also help.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska
Replies: 58
Views: 11953

Re: American Airlines Adds 7 New Summertime Routes to Montana and Alaska

LGA-BZN and LGA-FCA are additions to LGA-JAC as a Saturday-only outside-perimeter flight. I find AA's NE strategy from NY and Boston interesting; in recent months you've seen capacity on short-haul domestic downgauged with the addition of markets like JFK-SFO, BOS-GCM, LGA-BDA, LGA-MTJ, LGA-EYW, and...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 173287

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Anyone know what happened to N334NW (A320)? It's been sitting in MSP for almost two weeks. I don't know, but I'm confident DL will have a few A320 retirements within the next 12 months. I wonder if this frame has hit a heavy check. None scheduled. They are going through a service life extension as ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 33885

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Pretty rainy today. Most planes circled in a holding pattern then landed, resulting in a long line down the Mississippi corridor for the 30s around 8:30. Don't know if there were any diverts; I don't think so. Planes are coming straight in now; not too many delays.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 33885

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Hasn't there been some up gauging on the Canadian routes? I feel like a bunch that had CR9's and E175's now have A319 service. I could easily be wrong though as I'm working off of memory. I think you are correct.... I know for a fact that YWG has seen larger planes in the past year. Not sure about ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 173287

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

After the refurbs on the 764 and 777, which fleet is next, the A330ceo or 763? 330ceos will get prem select MiQ, they won’t get the suites though. 75S will also be getting the MiQ premium select seat, along with comfort plus and standard Y. Will the 75S also get the pivot bins and new Delta-develop...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 173287

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Anyone know what happened to N334NW (A320)? It's been sitting in MSP for almost two weeks. I don't know, but I'm confident DL will have a few A320 retirements within the next 12 months. I wonder if this frame has hit a heavy check. Ah. I flew on it two weeks before it was retired (STL-MSP). It had ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR
Replies: 95
Views: 15511

Re: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR

drdisque wrote:
F9 will have to use some creative scheduling for CUN and PUJ to find times when there are FIS gates available.


F9 is all about creative timing. These are the people that have 2 am LAX-DEN flights.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

My thoughts exactly! Lol Looking like AS is doing a big pullback at SAN. At least 6 cities cut. SFO losing some also. Can you tell me the 6 cities? They appear to have added RDM and bulked up a few others. STL/ABQ/MCI/ELP/OMA/MSP and DAL but it was already announced Thanks. Guess it's just down to ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 214816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/AviationStl/status/1166544381098303488 Since AS just cut SAN, standby for SY SAN announcement later this year My thoughts exactly! Lol Looking like AS is doing a big pullback at SAN. At least 6 cities cut. SFO losing some also. Can you tell me the 6 cities? They appear to have a...

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