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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Was the Boeing 737, the aircraft you have flown on, most often?
Replies: 17
Views: 493

Re: Was the Boeing 737, the aircraft you have flown on, most often?

https://my.flightradar24.com/fleather98 Yup, I have 15 on the 738, 13 on the 73G, and 12 on the 752. Fourth place is quite a drop, with 7 on the A320. Also 5 on the 739, 3 on the 733, and 1 on the 7M8 to bring my 737 total up to 37 flights. It shows a private profile. For the record, mine is https:...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CCS-MIA crabwise, or getting hooked on classics: Laser DC-9-82 & Swift Air B737-400
Replies: 2
Views: 577

Re: CCS-MIA crabwise, or getting hooked on classics: Laser DC-9-82 & Swift Air B737-400

Cool! Where did you book a Swift flight? Thought they were a charter airline.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

A couple of observations: AA has added an A321 to ORD most mornings in Oct. I've never seen that on that route by any carrier. Also, with CMH,DTW & MSP coming back in Sep for Sundays that leaves SFO as the only suspended route that hasn't come back yet. That's a strange one considering LAX has ...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

STL Airport will be losing another former TWA City... By this Order, the U.S. Department of Transportation (the Department) selects SkyWest Airlines, Inc., branded as United Express (SkyWest), to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for a three-year term from October ...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

My dad told me that he flew STL-London on BCal in September 1980 when he was going to college. I guess he flew the 707 then through ATL. Asked him more about that. He said that in STL he took a bus to the BCal plane that was parked on a hardstand. According to Wikipedia, the DC-10 replaced the 707 a...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launches MIA-AXA, MIA-DOM
Replies: 62
Views: 7574

Re: AA Launches MIA-AXA, MIA-DOM

iwastemyday wrote:
MIA-VQS would be really nice too! But mot sure the 4k foot runway would be long enough for E175 to MIA.

Vieques? That's Cape Air territory man 8-) :D

(and they got a local carrier called Vieques Air Link. Either way, your main route off the island is through SJU)

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launches MIA-AXA, MIA-DOM
Replies: 62
Views: 7574

Re: AA Launches MIA-AXA, MIA-DOM

On AA (excluding instances where AA already serves a distinct airport in the same market e.g SLU/UVF and restricted Cuban markets): AZS CAP CAY CYB TAB These are all I could think of. I’m not sure whether the runway at EIS is long enough for an E175. I doubt it though. AA’s Caribbean coverage ex MI...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

I am just going to post these as I go thru them for April. Load % Combined both ways AS SEA 80% AA CLT 83% ORD 76% DFW 85.5% MIA 77% LGA 74% PHL 73.5% PHX 84% DCA 76% DL (still blocking seats) ATL 59% DTW 63% LGA 51.5% MSP 65.5% SLC 63% UA ORD 85% DEN 92% IAH 87% EWR 85.5% IAD 88% F9 DEN 77% LAS 83...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 adding ATL-STL/BWI/ORD/DTW/Houston/MSY/PBI/CUN/MBJ
Replies: 14
Views: 2027

Re: F9 adding ATL-STL/BWI/ORD/DTW/Houston/MSY/PBI/CUN/MBJ

Nice. Lets see if they can make at least most of these new ATL adds stick, because some of their other cities didn't have as much luck (*cough* Austin *cough*).

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Have all of the 737-700s had their Evolve seats updated with the blue seat covers? Last time I saw the brown-and-blue Evolve seats was on N7709A in December 2019 (which was retired in June 2020).

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 337
Views: 41487

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

ACY-CUN and ACY-SJU added.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey (ACY, TTN) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 43
Views: 5192

Re: New Jersey (ACY, TTN) Aviation Thread - 2021

Nice! Does ACY have CBP facilities?

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by maps4ltd
Sat Jul 17, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air 161 "Flight From Hell" 17 Hrs LAS-SCK
Replies: 27
Views: 5471

Re: Allegiant Air 161 "Flight From Hell" 17 Hrs LAS-SCK

17 hours? I saw an AA flight from DFW-OGG earlier this year get delayed by 30 hours (including a two-hour wait for the gate on arrival in Maui). Now THAT'S a flight from hell.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Jul 10, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

WN and B6 is probably the worst merger one can imagine. B6 and F9 or NK would be much better. Also eliminating that Florida competition for B6. The Biden administration is focused on expanding competition in corporate America. It’s doubtful there’ll be any mergers or buyouts approved by the Justice...

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by maps4ltd
Sat Jul 10, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL T2 and T3 Closed due to Security Incident
Replies: 4
Views: 2013

Re: FLL T2 and T3 Closed due to Security Incident

Is it just me or does FLL see a lot of these "security incidents"?

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 98
Views: 10604

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

Gotta say, I did not expect Pierre South Dakota to be a battlefield in any sort of airline skirmish.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1039
Views: 212218

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

So how many A321s left to deliver to DL? The number should be under 10.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1039
Views: 212218

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

Where can I find the ship numbers for all these DL planes? I can only search by tail # it seems.

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: For flight loggers: What is your longest unbroken list of different airlines flown?
Replies: 22
Views: 1791

Re: For flight loggers: What is your longest unbroken list of different airlines flown?

I'm positively certain it's this one (4 different carriers): March 22, 2019 -- LATAM Ecuador XL1414 GPS-GYE A319 HC-CPY March 23, 2019 -- American Airlines AA948 GYE-MIA 737-800 N877NN March 23, 2019 -- JetBlue Airways B61993 FLL-NAS E190 N247JB March 27, 2019 -- Delta Air Lines DL376 NAS-ATL 737-90...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Towing planes from arrival gate after international arrival
Replies: 17
Views: 2542

Re: Towing planes from arrival gate after international arrival

I was going to say my home airport, but I recognized the OP from the STL thread as I clicked to open this one :)

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jul 04, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds MIA-ALB/BTV/MSN/SLC/SYR/TUL
Replies: 45
Views: 7289

Re: AA adds MIA-ALB/BTV/MSN/SLC/SYR/TUL

They also added Chetumal, MX, and San Andres Island (which I believe is Colombian). https://thepointsguy.com/news/american-miami-route-expansion-winter-2021/?utm_medium=social&tw=1&utm_content=636D3032-DCD0-11EB-8803-BACE4744363C&utm_term=editorial&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jul 04, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
With the AA upgrades at Miami STL-MIA is going to 3 flights a day all mainline in November, assuming those hold.

1x 738 2x A319.

Nice!

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by maps4ltd
Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 419
Views: 51886

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Well it looks like the CKB-MDW experiment was dropped fairly quickly. That was one of the stranger routes that G4 has attempted. Not to say it wasn’t a weird add but have you been to that area lately? Definitely a significant amount of growth in both Morgantown and Clarksburg. That area seems to be...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 02, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 86461

Re: 737 ditching off Oahu Friday AM

iflykpdx wrote:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n810ta#2842c404

Yikes, hope everyone is OK.

That's extremely precise tracking. Good job FR24.

Best wishes to the crew, hope everyone makes it out safely.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jun 29, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2021 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 91
Views: 10631

Re: Your 2021 Booked/Flown Flights

FLOWN March: March 14: Delta Air Lines DL1375, STL-SLC, Airbus A220-300, N307DU, Economy March 20: Southwest Airlines WN5412, SLC-STL, Boeing 737-700, N484WN, Economy May: May 27: Southwest Airlines WN2131, STL-SAN, Boeing 737-700, N7844A, Economy June: June 6: Southwest Airlines WN4431, SAN-STL, Bo...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 28, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 419
Views: 51886

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Well it looks like the CKB-MDW experiment was dropped fairly quickly.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 288
Views: 43344

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2021

Seen disembarking STL-SAN (Southwest) at Gate 10 a few weeks back. This website looks familiar. :D

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Maybe the big announcement they will finally pay top dollar for a IT department and infrastructure that doesn't melt down every 1 to 2 years. Don't get me wrong I LUV my WN but the Lack of IT upgrades is mind blowing. Flyguy Sitting on the ground in a sweltering plane in Orange County after 1 fligh...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Interesting perspective: Tomorrow Frontier is 6 flights out of STL (only on A321s and A320neos) with a total of 1292 departing seats. United is flying 17 flights out of STL (all on CRJ-550s or E175s) with a total of 1078 departing seats. So F9 is bigger in terms of seats at STL than UA (at least on ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 337
Views: 41487

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

MHT added.

Now they need to add back JAX. When in 2020 was that dropped again?

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 172
Views: 23827

Re: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021

Well, it's high summer, and VPS seems to be handling its recent increase in traffic...not well. https://twitter.com/FlyVPS/status/1403432742096936972 Allegiant's cancelled a few flights. Some waited on the tarmac for 2+ hours. Pretty much everything there is delayed or cancelled. The gate situation...

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 172
Views: 23827

Re: West Coast Florida (TPA, PIE, SRQ, PGD, RSW, APF) Aviation Thread - 2021

Well, it's high summer, and VPS seems to be handling its recent increase in traffic...not well. https://twitter.com/FlyVPS/status/1403432742096936972 Allegiant's cancelled a few flights. Some waited on the tarmac for 2+ hours. Pretty much everything there is delayed or cancelled. The gate situation ...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Future of F9?
Replies: 20
Views: 1775

Re: The Future of F9?

Pi7472000 wrote:
Would be nice if they got some IFE. I always avoid F9 with their lack of any choice for IFE. I have flown them when I can get a 19 dollar fare and do not need luggage


Well you can get IFE. Just wave goodbye to your cheap fare.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in
Replies: 54
Views: 5827

Re: Aircraft you've been aboard but not flown in

Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 767-200, both at the Delta museum in Atlanta. That place is a must-visit for any avgeek.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Unfortunate. Nice to see the SJU flight though. I thought BDL was a great route especially for the inbound legs? I guess they know more than we do on a.net :stirthepot: I would guess it comes back next summer. Its PDEW was pretty high precovid but I am sure it needs business to be back in force (sa...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://wieck-swa-production.s3.amazonaws.com/NovemberBaseScheduleExtension.pdf Thanx, I just found it. SAN will see a return of MSY (dropped in May 2020) on 11/7 -- permanent I hope -- and a new route to BZN beginning 11/23. AS has just begun serving this route and I'll be curious to see how a WN ...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
Ind/bdl are gone completely now


Unfortunate. Nice to see the SJU flight though.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at FAI (Fairbanks) operational issues
Replies: 50
Views: 10801

Re: AA at FAI (Fairbanks) operational issues

This is definitely noteworthy. I know DFW has been plagued by severe weather pretty much every week for the past couple months, but that doesn't explain ORD (or the inbounds from both typically arriving on time). Then again, it could just be teething issues, like one poster mentioned about JFK-GEO. ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Is there rumored flights for the new cities or more Hawaii flying ? GK just said he doesn't see many/any more dots for a few years so I would guess the new city talk will die down for a bit. They have a lot of old network they need to get back connected. Judging by all of the ads I've been seeing, ...

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by maps4ltd
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes
Replies: 126
Views: 19565

Re: Spirit to Launch MIA with 30 Routes

MIA has really hit the jackpot this year. Congrats to them. That said, some of their facilities are quite dated (especially F and G). We'll see what happens on that front.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Is WN planning to bring back MSY-SAN? It's not available through the end of the booking window.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 339860

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I've noticed that the only aircraft in the WN fleet that get special liveries are the 737-700s. Why no love for the -800 or MAX 8?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 331
Views: 54793

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

BWIAirport wrote:
UA resumes LAX-BWI today on A320s (was 737s before). The inbound arrives a little after 7am, and the return departs at 6:30am. So different aircraft used for each leg.

I had completely forgotten UA ever flew LAX-BWI.

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by maps4ltd
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SYR-FLL-MIA-SYR (Delta & jetBlue)
Replies: 5
Views: 2855

Re: SYR-FLL-MIA-SYR (Delta & jetBlue)

I see you got that classic MIA hospitality.

Frankly, I've never had a good customer service experience at MIA. I've encountered bad agents there with AA too.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

pmanni1 wrote:
With several new routes starting today and the return of some of the suspended routes, WN is at 96 departures today. The most since the pandemic started.

Yeah. I was on WN4431 SAN-STL this morning, which continued on as the SRQ inaugural. SNA, VPS, MYR, and SAV started today as well.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 26, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1064
Views: 115606

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Anyone know why Southwest is waiting to resume some nonstops (DTW, CMH, etc.) until August? Are they really bad performers? Can't be worse than LIT.

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 25, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2021 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 91
Views: 10631

Re: Your 2021 Booked/Flown Flights

Added some more flights, including a routine summer jog to San Diego on Southwest and a multi-leg Europe trip on Delta for New Years. This being COVID, I fully expect the itinerary for the DL flights to change 647 times, if I fly them at all. But here goes: BOOKED: March: March 14: Delta Air Lines ...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 25, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1579
Views: 329878

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

When the 757s with blended winglets were retrofitted with the split scimitar winglets, the project at the time was limited to the 752. There was no word at the time on the 753s. It may have been a cost move, as the 753s mostly fly within the contiguous 48 and West Coast to Hawaii and perhaps the ex...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 25, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 419
Views: 51886

Re: Allegiant adding Phoenix Sky Harbor, new routes

St. Petersburg (PIE) to Provo (PVU) and Fayetteville (XNA) Phoenix Mesa (AZA) to Pittsburgh (PIT)!!!!! Fayetteville (XNA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) https://twitter.com/IshrionA/status/1397000992844091398?s=20 XNA to Florida is really blowing up. Before last week we had MIA (AA), SFB (G4), and VPS (G...

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