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by Noise
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 98
Views: 14174

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

I'm sure this is a really big deal for Canada.

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by Noise
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air announces Boston
Replies: 78
Views: 10604

Re: Korean Air announces Boston

Good for BOS. Is YUL next?

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by Noise
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14603

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Piedmont Triad Airport between Greensboro, NC and Winston-Salem, NC

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by Noise
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cabin noise comparision A330 / B787 / B777
Replies: 52
Views: 7776

Re: Cabin noise comparision A330 / B787 / B777

oldannyboy wrote:
Noise wrote:
As long as you're behind the wings, the A330 is super quiet.


..maybe you mean 'ahead' of the wing? The jet wash noise is a lot more pronounced after the wing.


My bad, meant ahead of the wings.

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by Noise
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Expands its Global Network
Replies: 60
Views: 12772

Re: Air Canada Expands its Global Network

The Casablanca service is moving from Rouge 763 to mainline A330-300 so that frees up some 763 aircraft for new routes. YVR-LGW isn't coming back, and I very much doubt YVR-NGO will be back next summer. YYZ-DUB (2x daily rouge is the summer) is also being transferred to mainline so quite a bit of c...

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by Noise
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cabin noise comparision A330 / B787 / B777
Replies: 52
Views: 7776

Re: Cabin noise comparision A330 / B787 / B777

As long as you're behind the wings, the A330 is super quiet.

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by Noise
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is this Forum too US centric?
Replies: 61
Views: 3694

Re: Is this Forum too US centric?

No such thing as anything being "too" US centric. It's just how this forum is. Many/most people are from the US, many/most people speak English...if the market demands a forum that is less US centric then there would be one.

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by Noise
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery
Replies: 107
Views: 20888

Re: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery

I love this livery and I love the cockpit mask.

I also loved the mint green livery. Good job Air Canada!

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by Noise
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United not looking at C Series
Replies: 66
Views: 15199

Re: United not looking at C Series

With major corporations they always deny everything up until the point that it is a done deal. I wouldn't put much thought into whatever an exec says in the public domain outside of investor events and official documents. Exactly! Air Canada even published a business case against the CSeries less t...

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by Noise
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EYW Shutting Down to Commercial Ops Today
Replies: 13
Views: 2752

Re: EYW Shutting Down to Commercial Ops Today

Looks like this Hurricane is headed straight for Miami.

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by Noise
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released
Replies: 42
Views: 7292

Re: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released

#1 and #6 = Canadian Airlines

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by Noise
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released
Replies: 42
Views: 7292

Re: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released

Those liveries are so 90s...great find!

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by Noise
Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 49088

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

Looks like AUS goes mainline March 2nd. BOS will get 1 daily 717 starting March 2nd as well. Rumor has it SAT is in the works. SAT would be a smart move. tons of military traffic between the two I believe the RDU is lobbying for service to SAN, PDX, MCI and SJC (top 4). SAT may fall outside of the ...

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by Noise
Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 107
Views: 19409

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

Does SEA-YUL seem like a possibility?

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by Noise
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16051

Re: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT

I believe YUL-NRT/PEK/PVG and HKG is shorter routes than YYZ to the same cities, no?

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by Noise
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16051

Re: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT

What's interesting are the connecting opportunities in NRT. Furthermore, if any additional flights are to be added (say to HKG), they'd probably have to rely in connections in both HKG and YUL to be truly successful.

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by Noise
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16051

Re: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT

How long until we see YUL-HKG nonstop?

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by Noise
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16051

Re: Air Canada to make major Montreal announcement on 08/23

Honestly, if the Canadian government is scared of Air Canada flying to Beirut, then make the flight have Israeli like security. Passengers need to be questioned before they check in and when they are checking in. Baggage is put through a detector to find any bombs or anything suspicious. That would...

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by Noise
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16051

Re: Air Canada to make major Montreal announcement on 08/23

Anything is possible; new domestic flights, new USA flights, new intercontinental flights...but given that Dakar was listed as a possible destination from YUL with the 787 I'm going to guess it's a new flight to Dakar.

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by Noise
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada adds daily YUL-NRT
Replies: 63
Views: 16051

Re: Air Canada to make major Montreal announcement on 08/23

Africa, perhaps.

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by Noise
Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 49088

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

Has Frontier announced flights to MCI and AUS from RDU???

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by Noise
Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The *true* flyover state
Replies: 18
Views: 5666

Re: The *true* flyover state

I checked in OAG. ATL has more than 2x as many flights crossing VA than does YYZ and EWR has more flights crossing PA than does YYZ. Vermont is so small that flights from YUL even going to due south might not cross over it. That's correct - most flights from YUL going south fly over New York State,...

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by Noise
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 30 more markets by 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 9377

Re: AS 30 more markets by 2018

I am sure RDU-SAN and RDU-PDX are on the horizon.

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by Noise
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 49088

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

It's about time Delta announce a new (or 3) destination like SAN, MSY, and MEX (or BDA or NAS)... they overdue!!! Any particular reason why MEX? Because of the SkyTeam connection? He posts once a week that RDU is due for adding another destination. DL just added SEA and CDG, as well as other cities...

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by Noise
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Construction at YUL
Replies: 7
Views: 1641

Re: Construction at YUL

WOW, had no idea the Transborder Jetty expansion was actually "official". Can anyone confirm? When's delivery date?

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by Noise
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest flight
Replies: 147
Views: 8421

Re: Your longest flight

JFK-JNB. 7969 mi.

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by Noise
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 21065

Re: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018

Send that bird over to RDU...I'm sure they wouldn't mind some competition on the RDU-LHR route. Better yet, start RDU-AMS.

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by Noise
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 4133

Re: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes

757 with RDU-CDG, no?

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by Noise
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 49088

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

RDU is now "bolded" in DL's June inflight magazine's Route Map while BOS is not.

Just saying. It doesn't mean much but the "optics" are good.

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by Noise
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 442
Views: 49088

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

Looks like Delta might be testing SJU.... Sat only service on Dec 23, 30, and Jan 6.. 738 aircraft.... last year 2016 it was LAS.. this year 2017 SJU.. year before 2015 it was NAS... thoughts? I wouldn't call it testing. It's using an otherwise parked plane in a holiday market. LAS was never tested...

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by Noise
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Montreal -Beirut now very likely?
Replies: 130
Views: 18252

Re: Air Canada Montreal -Beirut now very likely?

I find it amazing that some people cannot see the difference between the situation in Lebanon as opposed to other middle eastern countries. The governments of Saudi Arabia and Egypt are in charge of their jurisdictions. Their politics may be problematic but they do not subordinate themselves to non...

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by Noise
Tue May 30, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Hubs: Where could it happen?
Replies: 120
Views: 14589

Re: Future Hubs: Where could it happen?

Something interesting is happening at SAN with AS.

RDU=DL focus city...nothing more (and that's not necessarily a bad thing).

The only other cities that have a mix of size and geography that can maybe support a hub would be AUS, BNA and MCI (they need to resolve threat terminal problems first)

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by Noise
Sat May 20, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Silicon Valley’s Airport Narrowing the Gap in Passenger Volume Among Bay Area Airports"......really?
Replies: 21
Views: 2732

Re: "Silicon Valley’s Airport Narrowing the Gap in Passenger Volume Among Bay Area Airports"......really?

If SJC is growing at a faster percentage rate then yes they are "technically" narrowing the gap. Realistically, though, that's just not how the English language works. Decreasing the rate at which you fall behind is not generally regarded the same thing as actually closing the gap. "...

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by Noise
Fri May 19, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Silicon Valley’s Airport Narrowing the Gap in Passenger Volume Among Bay Area Airports"......really?
Replies: 21
Views: 2732

Re: "Silicon Valley’s Airport Narrowing the Gap in Passenger Volume Among Bay Area Airports"......really?

If SJC is growing at a faster percentage rate then yes they are "technically" narrowing the gap. The influx of new international flights and the Alaska Airlines focus city has been propping up pax numbers at SJC for the last few years.

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by Noise
Thu May 18, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will JetBlue fly to select Canadian cities?
Replies: 31
Views: 5986

Re: When will JetBlue fly to select Canadian cities?

You can argue that they already serve Canadian markets by flying into BTV (close to Montreal) and BUF (close to Hamilton & Toronto).

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by Noise
Thu May 18, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field
Replies: 121
Views: 16265

Re: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field

I wonder if they would also consider PAE-SEA? CO used to fly HOU-IAH several flights a day. It could be a great way to tailor to local loyalists. Funny...that would be even more ridiculous than the San Francisco-Sonoma route UA flies. Ridiculous really I miss the old UA SNA LAX flights.... :biggrin...

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by Noise
Wed May 17, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field
Replies: 121
Views: 16265

Re: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field

cosyr wrote:
I wonder if they would also consider PAE-SEA? CO used to fly HOU-IAH several flights a day. It could be a great way to tailor to local loyalists.


Funny...that would be even more ridiculous than the San Francisco-Sonoma route UA flies.

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by Noise
Mon May 08, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD
Replies: 17
Views: 5044

Re: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD

It's also important to note that Air Canada still has about a dozen 787-9s on order, meaning we can expect a couple more new flights with these birds.

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by Noise
Mon May 08, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD
Replies: 17
Views: 5044

Re: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD

"YUL: Special market hub, minimize duplication with YYZ, focus on key francophone markets and key global markets" I wouldn't read that much into that statement; Air Canada is looking to make money and they'll serve non-francophone markets out of YUL and duplicate with their YYZ operations...

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by Noise
Wed May 03, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD
Replies: 17
Views: 5044

Re: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD

Air Canada has been on a tear lately! As per the press release, so far in 2017, Air Canada has launched new international services between Montreal-Shanghai, with Vancouver-Taipei, Vancouver-Nagoya, Vancouver-Frankfurt, Vancouver-London Gatwick, Toronto-Mumbai, Toronto-Berlin, Toronto-Reykjavik, Mon...

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by Noise
Wed May 03, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD
Replies: 17
Views: 5044

Re: AC announces YVR-MEL/MCO, YUL-LIM/PHX, YYZ-BZE/SVD

Very nice adds by AC from their main hubs.

St. Vincent...wow. That's a pretty obscure airport in the Caribbean (comparatively speaking).

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by Noise
Tue May 02, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet orders 10 787-9
Replies: 98
Views: 22832

Re: Westjet orders 10 787-9

It's important to note that branding is huge but it isn't everything. Also, if you think geopolitically, Canada is indeed located in "the West".

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by Noise
Tue May 02, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet orders 10 787-9
Replies: 98
Views: 22832

Re: Westjet orders 10 787-9

I wonder if they will tweak their brand and make it more universal/relevant to global travel? WestJet is a pretty regional/low cost concept and is a bit confusing if you are flying to Europe and Asia. Easy Jet and Air Asia brands have a more international cache. I don't get it. How is "WestJet...

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by Noise
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet plans to launch new Ultra Low-Cost Carrier later this year
Replies: 67
Views: 12532

Re: WestJet plans to launch new Ultra Low-Cost Carrier later this year

Definitely a plow to block startups such as Canada Jetlines and to compete vs Air Transat and Air Canada Rouge.

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by Noise
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN
Replies: 124
Views: 14186

Re: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN

Does this make it official - DAL is AS's first mid-continent focus city?

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by Noise
Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Islands - BA only European Carrier?
Replies: 39
Views: 2876

Re: Cayman Islands - BA only European Carrier?

Hey just reporting what I hear, nothing childish. Looking at a map, however, I can understand why people might consider Great Britain not actually part of "Europe".

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by Noise
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Islands - BA only European Carrier?
Replies: 39
Views: 2876

Re: Cayman Islands - BA only European Carrier?

I've heard Brits refer to "Europe" as some landmass that's not part of their own. For example, some folks in Britain say "I was in Europe for the weekend" or "those people over in Europe..." Is Britain truly considered part of Europe or is there some debate as to whethe...

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by Noise
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Islands - BA only European Carrier?
Replies: 39
Views: 2876

Re: Cayman Islands - BA only European Carrier?

But looking at the UK, geographically speaking, is it really part of Europe? I am under the impression that the UK is part of a landmass called "Great Britain" and Europe starts at the shores of Calais in France.

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