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by maps4ltd
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made
Replies: 98
Views: 6685

Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made

Hi all. I think there isn't a topic on "weird connections," and I think it's an interesting and fun subject. I'll start. My family once flew STL-ORD-FWA-CLT on AA to get to a meeting in Charlotte. Keep in mind, AA has some STL-CLT nonstops, but those were obscenely expensive. For whatever ...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL Upgauge LGA-STL/MCI to the A220?
Replies: 41
Views: 3736

Re: Will DL Upgauge LGA-STL/MCI to the A220?

So Delta has started receiving A220s with the first flights scheduled to start in January. We know we will see LGA-BOS, LGA-DFW, LGA-IAH, DTW-IAH (this one might not be, but I recall it), DTW-DFW, JFK-DFW, and SLC-DFW as the first routes. However, I've also seen talks of the A220s being used to upg...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL Upgauge LGA-STL/MCI to the A220?
Replies: 41
Views: 3736

Re: Will DL Upgauge LGA-STL/MCI to the A220?

So Delta has started receiving A220s with the first flights scheduled to start in January. We know we will see LGA-BOS, LGA-DFW, LGA-IAH, DTW-IAH (this one might not be, but I recall it), DTW-DFW, JFK-DFW, and SLC-DFW as the first routes. However, I've also seen talks of the A220s being used to upg...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changes on AA937/938 MIA-VVI-MIA
Replies: 13
Views: 2514

Re: Changes on AA937/938 MIA-VVI-MIA

Similar to the changes on MIA-BSB, AA's daily service to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, VVI, Bolivia, changes to the MAX 8 from the 757-200 and will be day time departure on both segments, effective May 3, 2019. AA937 MIA 17:45 VVI 01:24+1 7M8 D AA938 VVI 08:45 MIA 15:45 7M8 D I wonder what routes we wil...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737 Winglet Retrofit
Replies: 28
Views: 8482

Re: Delta 737 Winglet Retrofit

The seven latest B739ERs delivered, N901DN-N907DN, have also not had them installed. I can't say I'm surprised. Of all the carriers, Delta seems to be the least eager to do winglet mods on 737 series aircraft. I'd say United has been the most willing, followed by Alaska, Southwest, and American. Of...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 133772

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

737 Status 73W – LED mood lighting, soft bulkhead between Y and F, 2Ku 738 – AVOD, updated lavs, and LED cabin lighting, 2Ku 739 – scimitar winglets (not all), Sat TV, 2Ku eventually 73W Cabin Refresh, awaiting 2Ku WiFi? (3601-3610) Completed: 10/10 737-800 Mods [COMPLETE] 738: 43/43 complete. All ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)
Replies: 36
Views: 4430

Re: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)

Quick once-over on diversions today. Posting from a phone, so flight numbers/departure point only. Don't have time for PDX/YVR. YKM diversions: AS975-PSP AS9-MCO CP5682-MCI BOI diversions: OO3437-DAL DL637-RDU DL2783-SFO DL2886-BNA DL447-IAD DL2752-AUS DL 479-BOS GEG diversions: DL645-GEG (return) ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Airport actually released something early for once. Progress. Although some of their notes are spring to summer not YOY (like BOS) https://www.flystl.com/newsroom/stl-news/2018/southwest-adds-daily-flights-from-stl-to-multiple-destinations-for-summer-2019 BOS 5x (+1) really trying to keep everyone ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Destin has gone 11x a week Wow! this is Allegiant we are talking about Last night on Fox 2 there was a "You Paid for It" segment where the host investigated Midamerica and Runway 11/29 and Lambert. If you watch Fox 2, you'll know that this is guy who goes around trying to prove things are...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could MCI match or even surpass STL?
Replies: 15
Views: 2832

Re: Could MCI match or even surpass STL?

20 years ago this would have been a laughable question to ponder back when STL had more than double the amount of traffic and was a hub for TWA/AA compared to Kansas City but today with TWA in the history books and AA having left to focus on ORD and DFW, STL barely has more than 2 million more pass...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MadDog rumor du jour:
Replies: 49
Views: 14095

Re: AA MadDog rumor du jour:

Take this with a block of salt, since it's 10 months out... Per posts on a DFW spotter Facebook group, some destinations, CMH STL TUL mentioned most frequently, will lose their S80s over the Labor Day weekend 2019. Of course, since it's rampers and foamers doing the mentioning, read into it what yo...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 5448

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

Duplicate post. Please delete.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 5448

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

Today, EWR is mostly dominated by United and their star alliance partners. But, not many other long haul carriers serve the airport. Was this still true before the UA and CO merger? Or did the airport transition gradually from a SkyTeam base (When CO was still a member) to an airport dominated by t...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 5448

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

Today, EWR is mostly dominated by United and their star alliance partners. But, not many other long haul carriers serve the airport. Was this still true before the UA and CO merger? Or did the airport transition gradually from a SkyTeam base (When CO was still a member) to an airport dominated by t...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets
Replies: 41
Views: 9232

Re: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets

I really like that airplane... until it hits a bump. At which point, it bears a striking resemblance to the Beech 1900!! Still won’t forget the one time when I was in Row 22 on the 175 and flew through the remnants of a tropical storm upon departing MHT for DCA. Yep, it was as fun as it sounds. :vo...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets
Replies: 41
Views: 9232

Re: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets

Honestly, I prefer the ERJ-175s over all other regional jets. Do you thinks they'll replace ERJ-145 routes out of LGA and/or DCA? Sometimes I prefer them over mainline jets. The 2 seats on each side are nice and it's fairly quiet inside. The smallish overheads are the main issue with the interior. ...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets
Replies: 41
Views: 9232

Re: American orders 15 more E175 regional jets

Honestly, I prefer the ERJ-175s over all other regional jets. Do you thinks they'll replace ERJ-145 routes out of LGA and/or DCA?

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by maps4ltd
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA cuts CLT-TUS and ERI-PHL, announces ERI-ORD and ERI-CLT, "still evaluating" CLT-SJC
Replies: 53
Views: 6173

AA cuts CLT-TUS and ERI-PHL, announces ERI-ORD and ERI-CLT, "still evaluating" CLT-SJC

Hello. This is my first time posting a thread, so corrections and suggestions would be helpful. Erie News Now reports that American is starting flights from ERI to Chicago and Charlotte on May, with 2x daily CLT and 1x ORD. It also plans to discontinue its flights from ERI-PHL; according to the arti...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?
Replies: 46
Views: 7546

Re: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?

In the past few months, United Express has cut multiple regional routes out of EWR and shifted them to IAD to alleviate congestion and improve connection. So far, routes like EWR-CHA/AVP/MHT/LEX/AVL are ones that have been shifted to IAD. It appears they are doing this in waves every few months, so...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 9166

Re: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018

Are there any CRJ-200 routes from MSP on DL that could be added? I believe there would be some space in A/B to accommodate them.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Yeah, I'd like to see ORD. Isn't AA ending its Trans States contract soon anyway?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 11435

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

FA9295 wrote:
SCQ83 wrote:
LHR on BA so the STL crowd now gets a heart attack. :lol:

OMG.... :stirthepot:


I've already had two aneurysms over the WOW thing, okay. It's a touchy subject for us STL avgeeks!

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Filled out my LF spreadsheet for July. Most west coast destinations were 90% or above. A fair amount in the mid 90s UA was 89% and up F9 was all in the 90s G4 was mostly in the 90s WN has too many to list. Most everything was above 80 with lots above 90. MSY was the only one that stuck out as below...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

New jetbridges are being installed. A8 and A10 - Delta The last time I flew Delta, it was STL-SLC on an A320 in June 2018. The Delta app showed boarding at A10, the sign at A10 indicated there was a flight to Salt Lake City departing on time, everyone was waiting in the seating area at A10, but the...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

New jetbridges are being installed. A8 and A10 - Delta The last time I flew Delta, it was STL-SLC on an A320 in June 2018. The Delta app showed boarding at A10, the sign at A10 indicated there was a flight to Salt Lake City departing on time, everyone was waiting in the seating area at A10, but the...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 183
Views: 45466

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

I see A and B have been renamed F and G respectively.

Will C be renamed E soon?

I'm flying to SLC in December, so it will be interesting to see what it looks like then.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 161760

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DTW already has nonstop PEK service; I think it's fine that MSP gets PVG.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

CHS hurts. There are people over on that thread speculating about LHR-EGE flights now...

The kicker is that STL has 4 times the population of CHS. We may not have Hilton or Myrtle, but how many Brits go there anyway?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I think Aer Lingus is a good possibility. Just bring 'em over where the WW 321 was. (Well...is, I guess.)

Properly incentivized, it could be a real winner.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38231

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

BA doesn't even serve Charlotte, a major Oneworld airline hub, yet it's now going to CHS.

Honestly, I would've thought that a leisure route like this would go into LGW, alongside Orlando and Punta Canada and the like.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38231

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

trexel94 wrote:
You can't be serious! St Louians must be fuming now.

Oh, you have no idea.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38231

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

This feels like a Cranky Flier April Fools Day post.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38231

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

And St. Louis just lost Wow transatlantic service.

This is humiliating.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 183
Views: 17955

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

Could any other ULCC, besides F9, come into MIA? There has to be space in the South Terminal somewhere.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 103608

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Is SAN-PHX a possibility on Alaska on an ERJ-175?

Also, is AA's SAN 757 route one of a few domestic/contiguous US 752 routes left?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I thought STL was doing well for them? I wouldn't read much into it. latest OAG report has this, can't be good: WW KEF-STL JAN 0.4>0.1[0] FEB 0.4>0[0] MAR 0.4>0[0] This does not bode well... Now more than ever we should attempt to attract BA or DE or even EI to St. Louis. People have speculated abo...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Updated PDEW spreadsheet for 2018 Qtr 1. Biggest gainers YOY TPA SAN DEN LAS ATL Losers: PHX Chicago DC SAN SEA Top unserved routes Qtr 1 (average for last 12 months) ORF 45 (54) RIC 39 (46) ABQ 27 (38) RNO 27 (34) TUS 36 (34) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tOcqjJCt5JFPegCr4cxMobYx68YGHYAj...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, WW and FI competeing in Dallas/Ft. Worth
Replies: 6
Views: 1243

Re: AA, WW and FI competeing in Dallas/Ft. Worth

It's interesting. Significantly more buzz was created by Wow, though. For example, metroplex papers such as the Star-Telegram used Wow Air's famous $99 fare in their headlines, as did other outlets. Wow promoted itself far more heavily than Icelandair, making sure everyone knew about it's entry into...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 183
Views: 17955

Re: South Florida aviation thread - 2018

Does Miami get any AA CRJs? All I've seen in Miami in AA's regional fleet are ERJ-145s and 175s, operated by Envoy and Republic, respectively. Also, do any ERJ-175s use the D60 RJ gates? I was on an ERJ-175 STL-MIA last month, and we parked in the E concourse. The plane was going then to Nashville, ...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 101
Views: 9610

Re: CLT Update Discussion Thread

When I flew out of CLT on WN in June, they used Gate A6. Now, they've moved to A North, and have two gates.

What are the new gate assignments? I know American and Delta use old A now.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Hi-excuse the random question-but recently I saw some Youtube videos showing old footage of TWA's operations at STL from back in the day. I noticed that for eastbound flow-they would have departures cross the runway nearest the terminals and take off from the outer runways (while landing traffic on...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Saw a post on another forum that said Spirit is going to start service at STL in January. Obviously, a rumor to take with a grain of salt, but I wanted to note it. Not sure how much the poster actually knows. We'll see. That would be in keeping with their smaller-city expansion strategy, going into...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I was wondering...

It seems that Southwest has Saturday-only service to Cancun, but Frontier has daily service. Why? Isn't Frontier known for its sub-daily service? I would think it would be the other way around.

Does anyone have LF data for the STL-CUN flights on both airlines? Thanks.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 133590

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Correct. Vacant means no jetbridge, City Gate means there is one for use per turn. AA uses C28 a couple times a day on a per turn basis. Now that they are doing a remodel/reopening C25-30 I am hoping AA just leases it out. Right now it is dumb how they have to open a door to that area just for when...

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