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Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 10:40 pm
by RWA380
Hey Everyone, As many of you know I have been compiling lists of Oregon Air Service, I've posted it here before. What I have realized is that I have been unable to uncover any data on Advantage Air, from what I have heard, they were based at PDX & flew a small fleet of Metroliners. I am looking for their IATA code & of course, routes known to have been flown. I've heard MFR & EUG so far.

If anyone here has solid info on any of their operations, please let me know, I have been updating it & adding all the new routes SY has started over the past 2 years, incl MCO & knew I needed to research Advantage, thanks as always.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 11:08 pm
by flyoregon
lhpdx wrote:
I was looking at a sampling of AS destinations out of PDX in April 2020 and if what I saw is true , most of the current frequencies on routes will be reduced dramatically.....ANC down to 2 daily, OAK down to 2 daily, SMF down to 2 daily, SJC is down to 4 daily, BZN down to 1 daily and so on........I didn't check all of the routes but if this is truly the trajectory AS is planning to take, it is not looking good for Portland future...


Enough with the dooms day already. This is nearly a year away and things will be undoubtedly adjusted up or down to match the demand. Hell, the economy could crash in a couple of months and everything will be cut significantly. Just roll with the punches. It is what it is. It's not airlines "hating" Portland, it's airlines being efficient trying to make the most money and if a route isn't performing, then they'll cut it or reduce it.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 12:18 am
by Wingtips56
I did a quick check on a Friday in June and a Friday in April; both show four AS* flights. For some time, AS/QX have run fewer flights on Saturdays and sometimes on Tuesdays, so it's clearly a response to travel demands.

Edit: forgot to say I was checking on SMF-PDX.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 12:51 am
by jbpdx
I’m happy to say that beginning in December my new home airport will be PVR. I don’t care who flies there, when, how and why. Although I’ll be living in Puerto Vallarta, I’ll still be advocating for PDX and for improved air service for everyone here.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 2:11 am
by AS737MAX
RWA380 wrote:
Hey Everyone, As many of you know I have been compiling lists of Oregon Air Service, I've posted it here before. What I have realized is that I have been unable to uncover any data on Advantage Air, from what I have heard, they were based at PDX & flew a small fleet of Metroliners. I am looking for their IATA code & of course, routes known to have been flown. I've heard MFR & EUG so far.

If anyone here has solid info on any of their operations, please let me know, I have been updating it & adding all the new routes SY has started over the past 2 years, incl MCO & knew I needed to research Advantage, thanks as always.


I know it was short lived, but I assume you got SY - RNO as well.

Little late, but OAG for 5/29: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1423377

DL AMS-PDX JAN 1.0>0.7[0.7] FEB 1.0>0.7[0.7]
SY HNL-PDX DEC 0.3>0.8[0.6] JAN 0>0.5[0.6] FEB 0>0.4[0.6]
SY MSP-PDX DEC 0.4>0.9[0.6] JAN 0>0.5[0.4] FEB 0>0.4[0.3]
SY PDX-SFO JAN 0>0.6[0.3] FEB 0>0.6[0.3]
UA DEN-PDX JAN 5>4[4]
UA LAX-MFR JAN 3>2[2]
UA ORD-PDX JAN 4>3[2]

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 6:02 pm
by Chugach
lhpdx wrote:
I was looking at a sampling of AS destinations out of PDX in April 2020 and if what I saw is true , most of the current frequencies on routes will be reduced dramatically.....ANC down to 2 daily, OAK down to 2 daily, SMF down to 2 daily, SJC is down to 4 daily, BZN down to 1 daily and so on........I didn't check all of the routes but if this is truly the trajectory AS is planning to take, it is not looking good for Portland future...


PDX-ANC has been 2X daily in non-summer for years now. April 2020 schedule in May 2019 means precisely squat.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 7:14 pm
by RWA380
Chugach wrote:
lhpdx wrote:
I was looking at a sampling of AS destinations out of PDX in April 2020 and if what I saw is true , most of the current frequencies on routes will be reduced dramatically.....ANC down to 2 daily, OAK down to 2 daily, SMF down to 2 daily, SJC is down to 4 daily, BZN down to 1 daily and so on........I didn't check all of the routes but if this is truly the trajectory AS is planning to take, it is not looking good for Portland future...


PDX-ANC has been 2X daily in non-summer for years now. April 2020 schedule in May 2019 means precisely squat.


Correct, these are place holders, AAG has been refining their schedules up until 6 months prior.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 4:27 pm
by AS737MAX
Low ceilings up north at Seatac...looks like a DL A350 just diverted to PDX.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /RJAA/KPDX

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 6:07 pm
by pnwpdx
AS737MAX wrote:
Low ceilings up north at Seatac...looks like a DL A350 just diverted to PDX.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /RJAA/KPDX


I do hope someone captured some photos!!

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 7:55 pm
by AS737MAX
pnwpdx wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:
Low ceilings up north at Seatac...looks like a DL A350 just diverted to PDX.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /RJAA/KPDX


I do hope someone captured some photos!!


Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!

A300: FedEx
A310: Air Transat
A318: ?
A319: United, Alaska, Delta, America West, US Airways, Virgin America, Frontier, Spirit, etc.
A320: Mostly same list
A321: Frontier, Alaska, American
A330: Delta
A340: Lufthansa, Iberia Charter
A350: Delta diversion
A380: Still waiting on the biggest one of them all!

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:44 pm
by bobsmith99
AS737MAX wrote:
pnwpdx wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:
Low ceilings up north at Seatac...looks like a DL A350 just diverted to PDX.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /RJAA/KPDX


I do hope someone captured some photos!!


Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!

A300: FedEx
A310: Air Transat
A318: ?
A319: United, Alaska, Delta, America West, US Airways, Virgin America, Frontier, Spirit, etc.
A320: Mostly same list
A321: Frontier, Alaska, American
A330: Delta
A340: Lufthansa, Iberia Charter
A350: Delta diversion
A380: Still waiting on the biggest one of them all!


Great list! I believe Lufthansa operated flights on the A330 when it served PDX. Also, I believe Hawaiian operates the A321 to/from Honolulu.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 9:00 pm
by pnwpdx
bobsmith99 wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:
pnwpdx wrote:

I do hope someone captured some photos!!


Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!

A300: FedEx
A310: Air Transat
A318: ?
A319: United, Alaska, Delta, America West, US Airways, Virgin America, Frontier, Spirit, etc.
A320: Mostly same list
A321: Frontier, Alaska, American
A330: Delta
A340: Lufthansa, Iberia Charter
A350: Delta diversion
A380: Still waiting on the biggest one of them all!


Great list! I believe Lufthansa operated flights on the A330 when it served PDX. Also, I believe Hawaiian operates the A321 to/from Honolulu.


Looks like DAL166 diverted last Thursday also.... https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL166

Lufthansa had used the A343 and A346 in the past. Hawaiian also uses their A332 on their HNL flight! :)

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 9:18 pm
by TransWorldOne
AS737MAX wrote:
pnwpdx wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:
Low ceilings up north at Seatac...looks like a DL A350 just diverted to PDX.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /RJAA/KPDX


I do hope someone captured some photos!!


Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!

A300: FedEx
A310: Air Transat
A318: ?
A319: United, Alaska, Delta, America West, US Airways, Virgin America, Frontier, Spirit, etc.
A320: Mostly same list
A321: Frontier, Alaska, American
A330: Delta
A340: Lufthansa, Iberia Charter
A350: Delta diversion
A380: Still waiting on the biggest one of them all!


Didn't Frontier operate the A318 to COS for a while a few years back?

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 10:55 pm
by AS737MAX
bobsmith99 wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:
pnwpdx wrote:

I do hope someone captured some photos!!


Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!



Great list! I believe Lufthansa operated flights on the A330 when it served PDX. Also, I believe Hawaiian operates the A321 to/from Honolulu.


Of course - hadn't meant it to be a completely exhaustive list.
pnwpdx wrote:
bobsmith99 wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:

Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!



Great list! I believe Lufthansa operated flights on the A330 when it served PDX. Also, I believe Hawaiian operates the A321 to/from Honolulu.


Looks like DAL166 diverted last Thursday also.... https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL166

Lufthansa had used the A343 and A346 in the past. Hawaiian also uses their A332 on their HNL flight! :)


Must have missed seeing that last week!

TransWorldOne wrote:
AS737MAX wrote:
pnwpdx wrote:

I do hope someone captured some photos!!


Same here! Wouldn't have made it from PSU to PDX on MAX in time and couldn't miss class today. First A350 for PDX too!



Didn't Frontier operate the A318 to COS for a while a few years back?


I definitely remember the COS service, but not sure if it was an A318 - RWA380 might know better or have a schedule. Here, however, is an old article that mentions PDX-COS having been cut: https://www.denverpost.com/2013/02/15/f ... o-springs/

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 1:03 am
by flyoregon
I flew on a Frontier A318 in 2005 PDX-DEN. Not sure if it was a sub or scheduled though.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 2:41 pm
by ooslc
I definitely flew a Frontier A318 back in 2007 from DEN-PDX. It was N805FR (Ollie the owl), which was actually the 2nd A318 prototype.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 3:48 pm
by N174UA
Attn: PDX spotters! DL 166 NRT-SEA (A359) is being diverted to PDX again today...Friday May 31st. As of 8:50 am as I type this, it's on descent passing by Mt. St. Helens.

Other flights are landing in SEA right now, why the diversion???

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 4:03 pm
by N174UA
N174UA wrote:
Attn: PDX spotters! DL 166 NRT-SEA (A359) is being diverted to PDX again today...Friday May 31st. As of 8:50 am as I type this, it's on descent passing by Mt. St. Helens.

Other flights are landing in SEA right now, why the diversion???


Landing 28R...great view from Marine Drive if anyone is there right now, and will probably take off from the same runway for the flight up to SEA.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 4:04 pm
by BlatantEcho
Saw it on FR24.

Hopefully it will head out in an hour or so and I can watch the departure

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 4:09 pm
by N174UA
BlatantEcho wrote:
Saw it on FR24.

Hopefully it will head out in an hour or so and I can watch the departure


Delta.com shows it's parked at D15 now, and is scheduled to leave PDX about 10am.

What's going on? 3rd A359 diversion to PDX in the last week or so? What I don't understand is that as I was watching FR24, other flights were landing and departing SEA this morning.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 4:59 pm
by bobsmith99
I found this article interesting- highlights some of the behind the scenes architecture efforts with respect to the construction/expansion at PDX.

https://pamplinmedia.com/but/239-news/4 ... home-pwoff

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 5:22 pm
by N174UA
BlatantEcho wrote:
Saw it on FR24.

Hopefully it will head out in an hour or so and I can watch the departure


Just pushed back from D15 and is taxiing out to 28L for departure.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 5:24 pm
by BlatantEcho
Got the telephoto ready from office. Only flown a350 once from ICN-sfo. But really enjoyed it.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 5:30 pm
by BlatantEcho
Saw it for 2 seconds before into the low clouds.
Oh well.

Sounds like diversions are happening frequently so maybe see it again next week :)

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 5:31 pm
by N174UA
bobsmith99 wrote:
I found this article interesting- highlights some of the behind the scenes architecture efforts with respect to the construction/expansion at PDX.

https://pamplinmedia.com/but/239-news/4 ... home-pwoff


Great article, thanks for sharing! I can remember when the original E concourse expansion for UA opened in May 1992. The E concourse still looks and feels nice, I passing through each time.

Makes sense for the upcoming projects PDX has, as it will meet 95% of the flying public's needs there. Hopefully within 10 years, as international growth continues, PDX will (at a minimum) renovate the D concourse, especially the international gates. I'm still wondering what that security area is for by D-11 on the concourse level...that isn't where pax on international arrivals pass through. Seems like wasted space!

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 6:15 pm
by kwbl
I believe the security check point at D9-D11 is for international arriving passengers who are connecting to another flight. O&D passengers get the bus ride.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 6:22 pm
by TransWorldOne
kwbl wrote:
I believe the security check point at D9-D11 is for international arriving passengers who are connecting to another flight. O&D passengers get the bus ride.


Correct. Although often times, when there are just a few passengers connecting, TSA won't bother opening that checkpoint and passengers have to go through security at the main terminal.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 9:57 pm
by flyoregon
Did TWA fly 757's to PDX early 2001? I'm trying to remember around March 2001 seeing one take off, but part of me is second guessing it and thinking it might have been CO...

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 10:02 pm
by lhpdx
I remember seeing the Md-80, 757, L-1011, and the 767-200...............

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:39 am
by RWA380
flyoregon wrote:
Did TWA fly 757's to PDX early 2001? I'm trying to remember around March 2001 seeing one take off, but part of me is second guessing it and thinking it might have been CO...


It did operate one of the STL-PDX flights in the summer or other peak seasons, IIRC it ran up to ANC for one season as a STL-PDX-ANC routing, a close friend worked for TW at PDX & he would often operate the jetway & I remember him commenting on learning on the 757 one evening, it was not but one season that it went to ANC. Other years it was a handful of M80's that had extra rafts etc ... TW had a lucritive mail contract I was told by my friend.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:03 am
by N174UA
TransWorldOne wrote:
kwbl wrote:
I believe the security check point at D9-D11 is for international arriving passengers who are connecting to another flight. O&D passengers get the bus ride.


Correct. Although often times, when there are just a few passengers connecting, TSA won't bother opening that checkpoint and passengers have to go through security at the main terminal.


Thanks for the explanation! Makes sense. But hopefully with a future renovation of that end of D concourse, that security checkpoint can be moved, and it can be made into additional gate space. Every time I walk by it, I think "what a waste of space"!

DL really needs a newer, bigger SkyMiles lounge at PDX...another renovation idea!

Maybe us Oregon Aviation Thread followers should be put in charge of the next design phase of improvements at PDX!

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:33 am
by m0ssy
Had a chance to visit OTH over the weekend. If every airport had the views this place has! Again, be gentle, these are from my phone. :wave:

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Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:22 pm
by teachpdx
The inaugural SY PDX-STL is today.

Flight was already supposed to be gone, but it’s delayed due to a late arrival.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:19 pm
by jbpdx
Starting this week Southwest has eliminated PDX-MDW for the summer. However, it’s interesting that they continue operating to Chicago Midway from SEA, OAK, SJC, SMF, SAN, SFO, ONT, BUR, RNO, SLC, PHX, TUS, ABQ and LAS. Snub.

Which brings up the Concourse E expansion. There is no way Southwest needs or would ever use all 12 E gates at PDX. In April they only operated about 74 flights a day. At that rate they’d use each gate for 3 flights in, 3 flights out a day. That’s a lot of down time.

Meanwhile, stats from April show the small and dwindling presence at PDX of Spirit (1 destination: LAS), Frontier (1 destination: DEN) and JetBlue (2 year-round destinations: JFK, LGB; 2 seasonal: BOS, ANC).

Market share April 2019 (April 2018):

Spirit. 1.2%. (1.2%)
Frontier. 0.8%. (1.2%)
JetBlue. 1%. (1.6%)

NK+F9+B6=3% (April 2018: 4%)

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:11 pm
by lhpdx
jbpdx wrote:
Starting this week Southwest has eliminated PDX-MDW for the summer. However, it’s interesting that they continue operating to Chicago Midway from SEA, OAK, SJC, SMF, SAN, SFO, ONT, BUR, RNO, SLC, PHX, TUS, ABQ and LAS. Snub.

Which brings up the Concourse E expansion. There is no way Southwest needs or would ever use all 12 E gates at PDX. In April they only operated about 74 flights a day. At that rate they’d use each gate for 3 flights in, 3 flights out a day. That’s a lot of down time.

Meanwhile, stats from April show the small and dwindling presence at PDX of Spirit (1 destination: LAS), Frontier (1 destination: DEN) and JetBlue (2 year-round destinations: JFK, LGB; 2 seasonal: BOS, ANC).

Market share April 2019 (April 2018):

Spirit. 1.2%. (1.2%)
Frontier. 0.8%. (1.2%)
JetBlue. 1%. (1.6%)

NK+F9+B6=3% (April 2018: 4%)


In regards to Concourse E, both Southwest and United will be the only tenants utilizing all of E once the extension is completed next summer 2012....Southwest plans to use 6 of the 11.......

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:40 pm
by midway7
[quote="jbpdx"]Starting this week Southwest has eliminated PDX-MDW for the summer. However, it’s interesting that they continue operating to Chicago Midway from SEA, OAK, SJC, SMF, SAN, SFO, ONT, BUR, RNO, SLC, PHX, TUS, ABQ and LAS. Snub.

Which brings up the Concourse E expansion. There is no way Southwest needs or would ever use all 12 E gates at PDX. In April they only operated about 74 flights a day. At that rate they’d use each gate for 3 flights in, 3 flights out a day. That’s a lot of down time.

Really surprising about MDW. I flew it a few times in the past year, and it has always been full or near full. When it operates as a 1:00PM departure, it made for great connections to the east coast and SE destinations. At least they still have STL and MCI. These also serve a lot of connections onward to the east and southeast.

I am surprised to hear they have 74 flights a day. Is this just departures, or arrivals and departures. Just seems like more than I thought.

Thanks,

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:14 pm
by BlatantEcho
Is the south runway at PDX closed today?

Everyone sees to be using north one. Making a decent backup.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:59 pm
by midway7
Once I saw your post, I listened to the Live ATC feed for a few minutes while doing some paperwork. On approach, they are sending everyone to 28R. Sounds like the departures are off 28R as well. Appears 28L is not being used. Someone at PDX may have more information.

It is strange hearing everything go to the right side.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45 am
by jbpdx
midway7 wrote:

I am surprised to hear they have 74 flights a day. Is this just departures, or arrivals and departures. Just seems like more than I thought.


Total, arrivals and departures.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:51 am
by jbpdx
lhpdx wrote:

In regards to Concourse E, both Southwest and United will be the only tenants utilizing all of E once the extension is completed next summer 2012....Southwest plans to use 6 of the 11.......


United is moving on out of E, the way I heard it.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:07 am
by lhpdx
jbpdx wrote:
lhpdx wrote:

In regards to Concourse E, both Southwest and United will be the only tenants utilizing all of E once the extension is completed next summer 2012....Southwest plans to use 6 of the 11.......


United is moving on out of E, the way I heard it.


Which concourse are they moving to?

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:35 am
by PDXPOL
jbpdx wrote:
lhpdx wrote:

In regards to Concourse E, both Southwest and United will be the only tenants utilizing all of E once the extension is completed next summer 2012....Southwest plans to use 6 of the 11.......


United is moving on out of E, the way I heard it.



United is not moving out of E concourse. I have seen many renderings and like the above noted, Southwest is using the 6 new gates, United will still retain E1 thru 4. All airlines except American, Alaska air group, and Jet Blue will operate out of the North concourses. However with Sun Country expanding, it could be reasonable that they move to the South along side Jet Blue, AA, and Alaska air / Horizon.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:39 am
by PDXPOL
midway7 wrote:
Once I saw your post, I listened to the Live ATC feed for a few minutes while doing some paperwork. On approach, they are sending everyone to 28R. Sounds like the departures are off 28R as well. Appears 28L is not being used. Someone at PDX may have more information.

It is strange hearing everything go to the right side.



The notification I received indicated the south runway closed for routine maintenance Monday through Friday. They were stripping the rubber build up today on the east end. Probably finish that up tomorrow and start on the West end.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:54 am
by jplatts
midway7 wrote:
jbpdx wrote:
Starting this week Southwest has eliminated PDX-MDW for the summer. However, it’s interesting that they continue operating to Chicago Midway from SEA, OAK, SJC, SMF, SAN, SFO, ONT, BUR, RNO, SLC, PHX, TUS, ABQ and LAS. Snub.

Which brings up the Concourse E expansion. There is no way Southwest needs or would ever use all 12 E gates at PDX. In April they only operated about 74 flights a day. At that rate they’d use each gate for 3 flights in, 3 flights out a day. That’s a lot of down time.


Really surprising about MDW. I flew it a few times in the past year, and it has always been full or near full. When it operates as a 1:00PM departure, it made for great connections to the east coast and SE destinations. At least they still have STL and MCI. These also serve a lot of connections onward to the east and southeast.


WN is temporarily dropping PDX-MDW nonstop service due to the plane shortage arising from the 737 MAX grounding, but I expect WN to resume PDX-MDW nonstop service once the 737 MAX planes are back in service.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:54 am
by AS737MAX
Looks like Alaska 1323 SFO-SEA is squawking 7700 and diverting into PDX: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA1323

Edit: Listening to live atc and controller asked for souls and fuel remaining - pilots confirmed strong smell of smoke onboard at altitude. FAs had said that it was present from the exit row to the flightdeck but that the smoke was not visible. Appears to have landed safely at 11:03pm.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:20 pm
by stl07
m0ssy wrote:
Had a chance to visit OTH over the weekend. If every airport had the views this place has! Again, be gentle, these are from my phone. :wave:

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Wow what an airport

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:40 pm
by RWA380
stl07 wrote:
m0ssy wrote:
Had a chance to visit OTH over the weekend. If every airport had the views this place has! Again, be gentle, these are from my phone. :wave:

Image

Image

Image

Wow what an airport


Right?!, Thanks for the cool shots & the only Oregon airport that have commercial service I've never had the pleasure of using. I've driven by on Hwy 101 & it looks totally awesome with the river & ocean.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:41 pm
by flyoregon
stl07 wrote:
m0ssy wrote:
Had a chance to visit OTH over the weekend. If every airport had the views this place has! Again, be gentle, these are from my phone. :wave:

Image

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Wow what an airport


When it's sunny, Coos Bay/North Bend is phenomenal.

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:06 am
by PacificWest
Noticed that UA has been flying some mainline 737's and A320's over the past few days between DEN-MFR

Screenshot I took a few days ago... 737-9 inb from DEN and an A320 inb from SFO

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Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:16 am
by RWA380
This may have been mentioned, my apologies if it's a repeat, DL is adding one mainline r/t between PDX & SEA, I'm not sure when, but I was researching stuff for April next year & saw it.