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by Noise
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United up gauges Halifax to Mainline
Replies: 11
Views: 3355

Re: United up gauges Halifax to Mainline

Is UA back in YYT yet?

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by Noise
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA in hot water after sexist FA skit at FF event
Replies: 18
Views: 1640

Re: AA in hot water after sexist FA skit at FF event

I don't see the problem here.

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by Noise
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are US Trans-cons Diverting for Fuel?
Replies: 84
Views: 13711

Re: Are US Trans-cons Diverting for Fuel?

Sometimes AC routes YUL-PVG eastbound instead of westbound due to winds.

Winds play a big role in aviation.

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by Noise
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces transborder capacity upgrades
Replies: 11
Views: 3438

Re: Air Canada announces transborder capacity upgrades

Air Canada will be making numerous changes to their Canada-US network: https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2019-02-14-Air-Canada-To-Strategically-Increase-Capacity-on-Transborder-Markets YYZ-IAD: All three daily flights upgraded from CRJ2>E175 effective May 1 YYZ-MEM: Daily flight upgraded from CRJ2>E1...

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by Noise
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL
Replies: 62
Views: 10526

Re: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL

Meh, I doubt PHX is going anywhere. They've been adding at PHX ever since the merger. Keep in mind that, like TX, AZ is a very fast-growing state.

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by Noise
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The “new” Flair Airlines coming Feb 13th
Replies: 62
Views: 9098

Re: The “new” Flair Airlines coming Feb 13th

9lflyguy wrote:
I think it would have looked a lot better without the black nose. Just my 2¢


Ha! Agreed.

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by Noise
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The “new” Flair Airlines coming Feb 13th
Replies: 62
Views: 9098

Re: The “new” Flair Airlines coming Feb 13th

Would have looked better without the green engines and belly...but better than the current livery!

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by Noise
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AOC Green Deal, end of US aviation
Replies: 36
Views: 2396

Re: AOC Green Deal, end of US aviation

Democrats; you're fired.

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by Noise
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Special committee report on lack of flights leads to resignations from YQB board
Replies: 34
Views: 4311

Re: Special commity report on lack of flights leads to resignations from YQB board

Problems with YQB: 1. Lack of cultural and economic links to the rest of the continent. To be honest, most of Quebec City's economic and business links are with the other communities inside the province of Quebec. Not many business links with, say, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Calgary, Winnipeg o...

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by Noise
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Venezuela get a new, better flag carrier if order is restored?
Replies: 31
Views: 2882

Re: Will Venezuela get a new, better flag carrier if order is restored?

Venezuela is going to need a lot more than a new flag carrier.

It's going to need to completely annihilate the last vestiges of socialism in its society first...then it can focus on redeveloping its airline industry.

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by Noise
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A320 cabin
Replies: 23
Views: 5057

Re: Air Canada A320 cabin

Personally, this is by far the best interior of any major North American carrier. The cabin feels spacious, bright, clean and very comfortable. That blue/purple hue of the seats are very easy on the eyes. It makes the cabin feel bright and spacious during the day but then cozy during the evening/at ...

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by Noise
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks off family because of odor MIA-DET
Replies: 54
Views: 11671

Re: AA kicks off family because of odor MIA-DET

In cases like this, what can we do? I don't know if it is fair for me to complain because each one of us have a different culture and definitely different hygiene habits. Many forget one thing: one's freedom stops where someone else's starts. Meaning, while no one can force someone to shower and ha...

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by Noise
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Looking to expand NB Transatlantic Operations
Replies: 80
Views: 15492

Re: Air Canada Looking to expand NB Transatlantic Operations

A long range narrow body aircraft for AC would open up a ton of markets from YUL and YYZ.

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by Noise
Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks off family because of odor MIA-DET
Replies: 54
Views: 11671

Re: AA kicks off family because of odor MIA-DET

I was on a Air Canada Express CRJ-200 doing RDU-YYZ about two years ago. We had a woman board the plane who I think never showered or used deodorant. She sat two rows behind me but I was still able to smell her. The man sitting next to her didn't have a problem spraying his cologne all over her and ...

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by Noise
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 305
Views: 50625

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Montreal – Algiers eff 06JUN19 A330-300 replaces rouge 767, Business Class sold as Premium Economy Montreal – Dublin eff 15JUN19 A330-300 replaces 737 MAX 8, 3 weekly (Business Class sold as Premium Economy) Not sure I understand what is meant by "Business Class sold as Premium Economy". ...

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by Noise
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes
Replies: 305
Views: 50625

Re: Air Canada Summer 2019 long-haul changes

Some more changes announced for: YUL-NRT; YYZ-MXP; YYZ-PVG & YVR-PEK. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282616/air-canada-mainline-s19-international-changes-as-of-23jan19/ Montreal – Algiers eff 06JUN19 A330-300 replaces rouge 767, Business Class sold as Premium Economy Montreal...

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by Noise
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 20606

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

would love to see DL start daily SAN, SJC, PDX and MCI. Not to mention regular PBI and RSW.

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by Noise
Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 20606

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like Sat/Sun CR9 to MSY. Too little too late seems to me. I'm going to take the glass half-full approach here. I think it's great to see DL continuing to invest in RDU, particularly in markets where there is already some competition. The addition of MSY and PIT shows that DL isn't shying away...

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by Noise
Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 20606

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

what type of aircraft to MSY?

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by Noise
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 64
Views: 9441

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

What the heck is Mexican DNA anyway?

Much like the United States, Mexico is a multiethnic and multiracial country.

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by Noise
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A citizens’ group fed up with the noise from flights in and out of YUL are stepping up their legal battle
Replies: 54
Views: 5378

Re: A citizens’ group fed up with the noise from flights in and out of YUL are stepping up their legal battle

Are the residents making the argument that traffic over the last 10, 20, 30, 40 years at YUL was supposed to stay stagnant? The residents should have expected for traffic to very from year to year...they would be stupid to assume otherwise.

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by Noise
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 509
Views: 86383

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

Like the IB livery, this one is pretty 'meh'. It does look rather cheap.

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by Noise
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)
Replies: 52
Views: 8145

Re: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)

Is YUL-SLC possible with the A220 on either AC or DL?

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by Noise
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)
Replies: 52
Views: 8145

Re: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)

SJC-YYZ would be a resumption of that route. AC flew it around 2000. Yup. It was killed in the post-9/11 downturn. I believe they also flew SJC-Ottawa (YOW?) briefly. The A220 is a larger capacity aircraft than the E jet, correct? SJC-YVR started up 1x or 2x/D. Now it’s up to 3x. I wonder if we wil...

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by Noise
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines the future WN of Canada?
Replies: 49
Views: 6794

Re: Canada Jetlines the future WN of Canada?

Doubt this airline will ever get of the ground, TBH.

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by Noise
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 23096

Re: RDU "Big" Announcement 1/15 - 10am

If it's being livestreamed, I would have to say it's international.

In that case, my guesses are as follows:
LH to FRA
DL or KL to AMS
AM to MEX

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by Noise
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)
Replies: 52
Views: 8145

Re: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)

FA9295 wrote:
YUL-SEA is certainly surprising to see.


Really?

SEA and SAN are the two largest US MARKETS not served nonstop from YUL.

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by Noise
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 20606

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Maybe LH to FRA.
Maybe DL to PDX or SAN
Maybe AS to PDX or SAN
Maybe DL to AMS

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by Noise
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 20606

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

I've got mixed feelings about RDU-SAN still being served by F9 (twice-weekly and appears to perhaps be year-round.) I'm happy to see the continuation of the service, probably indicating that the loads are good. (Which I would expect.) OTOH I'm unhappy that F9 is continuing to serve the market becau...

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by Noise
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 20606

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Where's the club going to be located? In what part of T2?

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by Noise
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the era of economically successful planes over?
Replies: 61
Views: 9453

Re: Is the era of economically successful planes over?

Flying will be boring in 20 years, where nearly every narrow-body aircraft is either a 737 or 320 and every wide-body aircraft is either a 787 or 350. Not exactly. They're going to keep stretching the 737s and A320s so that they can eventually fit wide-body capacity in them. The wide-bodies will be...

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by Noise
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW
Replies: 105
Views: 23863

Re: Air Canada to buy 4 A321s from WoW

yyz717 wrote:
aerotransport.org reports today that AC will acquire 2 Interjet A320s in Sept 2019. msn 3149 and 3304. Both 2007 builds. Much younger than the rest of the AC 320 fleet.

No mention of mainline vs. Rouge.


Oh wow.

Air Canada has been very aggressive in the used-aircraft market lately.

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by Noise
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO
Replies: 98
Views: 23549

Re: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO

With all the focus in Canada being on YVR, YYC, YYZ and YUL...what opportunities do YEG and YOW present to WS and AC? Both are relatively large metro areas and neither AC or WS have claimed them as focus cities/hubs.

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by Noise
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 20656

Re: Moxy's hubs?

They ain't gonna do hubs.

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by Noise
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO
Replies: 98
Views: 23549

Re: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO

The problem I see with Canada is that both its main national carriers, AC and WS, are fighting over the same cities/hubs (with the exception of YUL - that fully belongs to AC), which makes supporting two national carriers unsustainable. If it was set up where AC would take YVR, YYZ and YUL and WS wo...

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by Noise
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO
Replies: 98
Views: 23549

Re: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO

What's WestJet's plan for YVR?

Is it realistic for WS to use YVR as their Pacific gateway hub?

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by Noise
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO
Replies: 98
Views: 23549

Re: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO

ACDC8 wrote:
WS can expand all they want in YUL, they'll fail. Quebecers dislike things from Alberta, well, except their equalization payments :rotfl:


:bigthumbsup:

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by Noise
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO
Replies: 98
Views: 23549

Re: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO

Too late for WS at YUL (or anyone else, for that matter)...AC has expanded very substantially at YUL since the beginning of this decade.

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by Noise
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO
Replies: 98
Views: 23549

Re: 'We've just grown too big, too fast:' - WestJet's CEO

Ah Canada, not quite big enough to support two full-fledge national carriers, yet too big to be dominated solely by Air Canada.

If is relying upon YYC for their international expansion, they're in trouble.

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by Noise
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 36365

Re: "DFW prepares for record growth as Terminal F decision looms"

The currently terminal layout was popular in the late 60s/early 70s (see IAH, CDG and the master plan for YMX) however the current layout does indeed hold the airport back a little. They should go for a terminal layout similar to that of ATL or DEN.

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by Noise
Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Deer Airport’s prospects are looking up for 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 3825

Re: Red Deer Airport’s prospects are looking up for 2019

Red Deer is a very-fast growing metro area. It can probably support schedule service with AC or WS.

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by Noise
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YUL welcomed its 19 millionth passenger on Dec. 19th.
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

Re: YUL welcomed its 19 millionth passenger on Dec. 19th.

Wow-around 26% increase in 3 years. In general Montreal has been economically growing at around the Canadian average for the last few years as have the traffic figures at YUL. The slow but sure decrease of the separatist threat has stabilized things in my opinion. The city is not becoming less weal...

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by Noise
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 415
Views: 41438

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Why is it other airports can get foreign carriers but not RDU. We only have AC.. is it a reflection on RDU or is it a reflection that the other airport have a different draw? I wouldn't say that necessarily the case. It's just that domestic carriers like DL and AA are flying routes that would other...

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by Noise
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 415
Views: 41438

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Given AA’s recent moves to cut p2p flying, is there a possibility BA could take over RDU-LHR in the future? I always thought it would make more sense for AA to move the 772 used on the route to PHX and fly that route year round, while BA could move their PHX frequency to RDU. Also, if AA does keep ...

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by Noise
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT
Replies: 41
Views: 6806

Re: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT

DeltaRules wrote:
Any chance more of the Eastern/Midwest cities with YYZ service (CLE, CMH, CVG, IND, etc.) get YUL in addition to RDU and PIT?


I'm sure those are all on the radar. You can throw BNA into the mix. I would say YUL-BNA would be the next flight to be added in the coming years.

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by Noise
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT
Replies: 41
Views: 6806

Re: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT

The flight will be well-times for European connections beyond YUL. I wonder how much uptake the RDU flight will get in terms of Euro connections given RDU already has daily LHR and CDG flights with global connections? Not much I believe, however more options/choice usually results in lower fares, w...

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by Noise
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT
Replies: 41
Views: 6806

Re: Air Canada Announce Daily YUL-RDU + Upgauging YYZ-RDU/CLT

The flight will be well-times for European connections beyond YUL.

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by Noise
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy announced MXP-YYZ
Replies: 31
Views: 4126

Re: Air Italy announced MXP-YYZ

Watching at some clips which review the business class product on Air Italy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WrlSSy2UTk It all looks rather... quite poor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI8CKermkyA Aren't their A330s temporary? Maybe that's why they didn't invest much in their Business Class.

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by Noise
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 415
Views: 41438

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

If also add regional flights (CHS, GSP, AVL, ORF, BMH, JAX, SAV, etc), Caribbean (BDA, NAS, etc), Latin America (Panama City, Costa Rica, Quito), and European (AMS, FRA).. Not all daily.. Not sure there is much of a market for regional southeast flights to CHS, SAV and AVL although I admit they wou...

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