Bradlee102896
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:25 am

Any news on the Concourse T expansion? Also heard something months back about a 6th runway, anyone have the scoop on that?
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:40 am

Matt Cochran has a great video about the AF emergency that happened https://youtu.be/iIxwzfP8hUQ
 
wv399
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:28 pm

Bradlee102896 wrote:
Any news on the Concourse T expansion? Also heard something months back about a 6th runway, anyone have the scoop on that?


Construction started 5/1 with the closure of a portion of the North Economy lot. It's expected to be completed by 2022 and add 5 gates mainly for American.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:55 pm

I do know the Sheraton on the south side was purchased already and closed in preparation.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:13 pm

n2dru wrote:
LOL...maybe focusing was the wrong word. I know United flew ATLLAX in the early 2000s. Wad wondering if they would make a return. But the route is pretty full with DL, AA, Frontier and Spirit.

WN as well.
 
bravoindia
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:39 pm

Just curious was VIR110 daily last summer as it is this year or did I miss the memo. Awesome working the 744 daily with PAX.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:49 pm

Virgin Atlantic has once again switched over to the A330-300 on the ATL-LHR route, but this time permanently for the remainder of time (Unless they decide to change it or something comes up). Their final (And possible) scheduled A340 service was last week Friday on the 28th of June. I know VS are retiring them at the end of this year, while keeping two spares around until the A350s come onboard.
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:35 am

Will we see HKG/CAN to ATL soon?
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:49 am

SQ001 wrote:
Will we see HKG/CAN to ATL soon?
No. Barely any traffic.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:25 pm

WN announced in today's schedule extension that it is going to be permanently discontinuing ATL-BOS nonstop service after January 5, 2020.
 
bravoindia
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:42 pm

Any idea on A35K date for Virgin?
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:26 pm

jplatts wrote:
WN announced in today's schedule extension that it is going to be permanently discontinuing ATL-BOS nonstop service after January 5, 2020.

Another day, another time Delta and Ed Bastian want to give Southwest Gary Kelly a big, wet kiss. Damn, I miss AirTran.
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:06 am

N776AU wrote:
jplatts wrote:
WN announced in today's schedule extension that it is going to be permanently discontinuing ATL-BOS nonstop service after January 5, 2020.

Another day, another time Delta and Ed Bastian want to give Southwest Gary Kelly a big, wet kiss. Damn, I miss AirTran.


FL is sorely missed. They were a great little airline.
 
mackdad
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:30 am

I remember when FL and DL drove B6 out of ATL. Looks like the tables have turned with B6 and DL driving WN out of ATL-BOS.
 
bravoindia
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:33 pm

Nice to see the Lufthansa A343 back the last few days
 
GoSteelers
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:21 pm

Three different Virgin 747’s on the ground. One for the normal flight and two repos from Orlando. Two just took off heading back south.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:40 am

GoSteelers wrote:
Three different Virgin 747’s on the ground. One for the normal flight and two repos from Orlando. Two just took off heading back south.


Where were they parked? The VS Source shows the two flights repositioning from LGW. The next day they flew ATL-MCO-MAN/LGW. I wonder if the reposition flights carried passengers as they had “normal” flight numbers.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:26 am

They arrived and parked at a gate on the E and F terminals. They were then towed to north cargo where they stayed overnight. They then departed without going back to the terminals.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:34 pm

Any ideas on when Virgin starts the A35K. Also it looks like Turkish will be using the 789 from now on
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:41 pm

bravoindia wrote:
Any ideas on when Virgin starts the A35K. Also it looks like Turkish will be using the 789 from now on


https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/new ... s_headline
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:19 pm

Atlanta expecting a 4 miilion pax increase to 111 million passengers for 2019.

https://www.ajc.com/blog/airport/hartsf ... KpZKVr2AJ/
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:22 pm

Atlwarrior wrote:
bravoindia wrote:
Any ideas on when Virgin starts the A35K. Also it looks like Turkish will be using the 789 from now on


https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/new ... s_headline


I wondered why the fire trucks were parked there when I was flying out
seemyseems in ATL
 
bravoindia
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:53 am

27R is closed for the next 43 days any idea how this affects loads and aircraft used. Is the A388 capable on any of the other runways as well as any of the heavies. It’s been 97° here consistently
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:38 am

I didn’t realize AM/DL canceled both the QRO and BJX flights. Anyone know if this is temporary/MAX related, or permanent?
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:39 pm

bravoindia wrote:
27R is closed for the next 43 days any idea how this affects loads and aircraft used. Is the A388 capable on any of the other runways as well as any of the heavies. It’s been 97° here consistently


The fifth runway is used by heavies. There’s videos of 777Fs and 747Fs landing on it. Air France May temporarily down grade the flight to a 777 since the summer travel season is over.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:48 pm

Delta28L wrote:
bravoindia wrote:
27R is closed for the next 43 days any idea how this affects loads and aircraft used. Is the A388 capable on any of the other runways as well as any of the heavies. It’s been 97° here consistently


The fifth runway is used by heavies. There’s videos of 777Fs and 747Fs landing on it. Air France May temporarily down grade the flight to a 777 since the summer travel season is over.


9L/27R is a departure runway, only rarely hosting arrivals.
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bravoindia
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:50 pm

Delta28L wrote:
bravoindia wrote:
27R is closed for the next 43 days any idea how this affects loads and aircraft used. Is the A388 capable on any of the other runways as well as any of the heavies. It’s been 97° here consistently


The fifth runway is used by heavies. There’s videos of 777Fs and 747Fs landing on it. Air France May temporarily down grade the flight to a 777 since the summer travel season is over.


We land those runways always and very rarely land 27R it is used for departures which was my question can they depart on 9000’ to Tokyo in 97° heat in a 777 or to Paris in the A388 etc. I’m not worried about arrivals our only restrictions for those are for 748 and A388 and it’s not length or weight it’s wingtip restrictions on certain taxiways. Over.
 
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Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:02 pm

The a380 is approved on 9R/27L. That is the usual arrival runway. He can depart as well on that runway.

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