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by ERJ170
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 217
Views: 20855

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

Delta at RDU has 11 gates... so if you are saying DL at AUS will be growing to the same size as RDU, the numbers don’t add up. This fall, DL will be at 80 daily flights at 11 gates.. if AUS has 6.. I would expect 36-48 flights.... they would either need to have more gates at AUS or they are underuti...

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by ERJ170
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 217
Views: 20855

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

Of the routes you have, I would say include Florida, Maybe SAN & LAS; SJC or SFO is a wildcard.. maybe MCI? The others I would highly doubt

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by ERJ170
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I don’t get it either.. there is Knoxville, Chattanooga... why not Memphis? I’m so confused...

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by ERJ170
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

As I'm sure you have all seen in other threads, the list of flights from Delta by fleet type, available seats, and city available. So I thought I would bring it here.. On 21Sep18, here's what i came up with: CRJ - 8 - 350 seats CR7 - 8 - 552 seats CR9 - 29 - 2204 seats 170 - 2 - 138 seats 175 - 5 - ...

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by ERJ170
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1281
Views: 72337

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I don’t think YUL is totally out of the question. In the last round of transborder expansion, AC added some secondary cities to YUL (PIT and RDU IINM). BNA is reasonably similar to those markets. Alas, RDU was left out of the YUL expansion and still waiting for something new from AC... It may have ...

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by ERJ170
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

With MJB and Punta Cana, I could potentially see other 2 weekly international flights that would be good additions for RDU... NAS, BDA, and YUL.. I’m just saying

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by ERJ170
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So, do we think there will be any DL response? Or WN? Or anyone??? Competition is good...

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by ERJ170
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces MSP - ICN
Replies: 165
Views: 18603

Re: RUMOR: DL to Announce MSP - ICN

How about RDU-HND? Just a thought.. :D :hyper:

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by ERJ170
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

At some point, DL is going to have to retaliate or something. F9 seems to be snatching up all their low hanging fruit. Not saying DL is the owner of RDU, but they have labeled it as their property. But I guess F9 has too. Upguagi g has been nice for DL but it’s time to make some moves... AS too... I...

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by ERJ170
Sat May 26, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350?
Replies: 157
Views: 31193

Re: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United. Airline tbc Monday. Any ideas?

Whomever it is, it’s dull, bland, and boring.... next

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by ERJ170
Sat May 19, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

RDU needs to add gate space pronto.. in T2. Opening T1 gates will be good for F9 and Allegiant to move.. but more gate space in T2 is urgently needed... and just get Charter Express to split ops.. they are absolutely going to have to if they are going to grow as they should...

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by ERJ170
Fri May 18, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

How many gates does DL have at RDU out of curiousity? 11 regular plus an international gate for CDG.. plus some RON gates... So is DL gonna add any more flights soon? They been kinda stagnant.. and why don’t they have Westjet start RDU.. we need another Canadian tail... and a Mexican tail... I thou...

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by ERJ170
Wed May 02, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I would like to see DL come out with about 4 new routes but they are in the upguage mode.. which is good too... they may, they may not do anything.. I would have thought it would have come out today if they were..

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by ERJ170
Wed May 02, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

KMCOFlyer wrote:
If RDU supposedly is “Maxed Out” in T2, why doesn’t RDU move F9 and or G4 over to T1? Aren’t there 4 empty gates currently in T1 not being used?

In someone’s wisdom, they did not connect the gates to the baggage system... but there are 2 empty gates still in T2

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by ERJ170
Wed May 02, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So, with Frontier up to 20 destinations.. do we think RDU is attractive enough to land Spirit, Aeromexico, or Westjet? Some new tails would be nice. Or are we thinking the push by DL and Frontier will hinder new airlines? Just thinking out loud.. What do ya'll think?

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by ERJ170
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 118
Views: 26882

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

Color me biased, but I could see some RDU routes upgraded.. AUS, BOS, NYC, DCA, MCO, TPA, and a few others.. simply because DL seems to be upguaging rather than expanding at RDU at the moment.. of addition, ORD and DFW have to be near the top of their radar..

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by ERJ170
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I’m ready for a new DL announcement..

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by ERJ170
Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Oh.. Lenovo, I’m not mixup of words, has stated there will be a nonstop to China and they would pony up the guarantee it requires.. I’ve read/heard that many times.. but I’m assuming it can’t happen due to the runway, yet... But it would be nice for some other local international service.. like NAS,...

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by ERJ170
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

China traffic outpaces India? There is a much larger Native Indian population in NC

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by ERJ170
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Agreed. Right now, AA and DL can charge what they want because they do not have any low cost competition.. so the number of persons traveling may be slightly lower but they money they are making should be great compared to places that have a WOW or Norwegian competitive flight. I think a third airli...

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by ERJ170
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Wow! That’s a lot... I think DL has reached their milestone for now.. don’t look like they are gonna be doing much more expansion... I wouldn’t count of WN for much.. but would love to see 1 or 2 new airline but, alas, I think RDU is close to capacity... they could really use some more gates right a...

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by ERJ170
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Been quiet out of RDU.. got some F9 flights starting up in a couple weeks, but otherwise been kinda quiet... any rumors of anything?

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by ERJ170
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I always thought Term 1 was supposed to be the low cost terminal... does this mean charter express will have split ops then?

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by ERJ170
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

According to this article from Triangle Business Joirnal , RDU has outgrown itself by 7 years and are predicted to be at 2025 air service level by the end of 2018. So what does that mean? Adding several thousand parking spots and expanding Terminal 1 with reconfigured + new gates and added ticketing...

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by ERJ170
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?
Replies: 124
Views: 10415

Re: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?

DL would be wise to put a CVG/RDU style focus city in AUS, but I don’t see anything more than that. Just wondering why? WN is by far the largest carrier. When DL started building up RDU, it was because of the AA pull down and there was opportunities... that’s not the case with AUS. It has a huge lu...

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by ERJ170
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

It’s about time RDu got a new airline.. it’s been quite a drought.. looking for some Canadian and/or South of the States love, hopefully

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by ERJ170
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I know DL hasn't added a new route in a while, but I believ.. and I could be wrong.. that their strategy right now is upgauging first.. less CRJs, CR7s.. and more CR9, 717/CS100.. I could see RDU as a 100 seat market with larger mainline for longer routes.. and then some new destinations?????

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by ERJ170
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So.. with all this new retail opening in the airport, does anyone besides me think they missed an opportunity to have some cool and unique stores in it? I mean, how many Hudson stores are needed? Get something unique like A Southern Season or Raleigh denim or Bull Durham shop or something that would...

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by ERJ170
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1281
Views: 72337

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I think the thing we commonly overlook is the tourist factor here. When comparing BNA and RDU, there's really no comparison. RDU doesn't have the tourist factor that helps fill seats that aren't generally sold to business folks. On an aside, the convention market here is huge. It's a national conve...

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by ERJ170
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So, the discussion of the China flight went off today.. with the China symposium. Looks like the outcome was looking for 3x weekly service, currently 67 daily pax, 75,400 pax flew to the Triangle in 2017 (more than PHL, MCO, STL), service needed to the beaches and mountains, better brand in China (d...

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by ERJ170
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway extension projects around the world
Replies: 28
Views: 4768

Re: Runway extension projects around the world

RDU is replacing the 10,000’ runway with a 15,000’ runway and turning the 10,000’ to a taxiway.. I believe it’s a 11,500ft runway. 15000 would be longer then jfk 31L and would be quite un-necessary. Ooops! Yes that is correct. The other runway may be extended also to 10,000.. I believe.. at a later...

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by ERJ170
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway extension projects around the world
Replies: 28
Views: 4768

Re: Runway extension projects around the world

RDU is replacing the 10,000’ runway with a 15,000’ runway and turning the 10,000’ to a taxiway..

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by ERJ170
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

They sometimes use C8 and C10.. RDU is cute so it should not be a problem to get the gate space they need when they need it.. They can always use C21 if Delta CDG flight is not in

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by ERJ170
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Delta is steadily upgaugong flights, which is good and I think RDU will see some Cseries... but they need to announce some routes soon and quit tripping! Sheesh! And Alaska too! PDX and SAM please... and another SEA

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by ERJ170
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Maybe they will have enough staff to be able to works gates in T1 and T2... but the bigger question is.. Will DL respond? Will WN? Will anybody?

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by ERJ170
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So with F9 now having 15 destinations, is there a need for them to get another gate? if so, where will they go? Is the time now for them to go to T1?

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by ERJ170
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Looks like Frontier is expanding tomorrow according to the Frontier thread.. I looked and saw the following additions: BUF, IAH, MKE, MSY, SAT, SJU So the Frontier routes out of RDU are AUS, BUF, CVG, CLE, DEN, IAH, MKE, MCI, MSY, MCO, DEN, PVD, SAT, SJU, TTN, LAS, PHL Wonder if they will move to Te...

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by ERJ170
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Congratulations to RDU and 11.6 Million passengers... that’s some good numbers and been steadily increasing every year... international up 27% too... and added 9 new nonstops, 2 new cities, and 1 new airline...

What will the future hold? Is it sustainable?

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Capn wrote:

Do you know how many flights a day Delta has and how many gates they have ? Are they all in D ?
Thanks

Delta has 11 gates, uses 1 of the international gates, and recently has been using a couple of gates usually used by AA..

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

As I think about it, how close is Terminal 2 to being at capacity? There are only 2 open gates and they are opposite ends of the Terminal... RDUAA says terminal expansion is not in their immediate plans but Terminal 1 is the only terminal with sufficient gate space and no one wants to really join WN...

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 332
Views: 32939

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

For RDU, I don’t see a huge route growth cause Delta and the airport in general is getting to capacity. Delta can take one more gate (D16) but then Terminal 2 would be fully claimed. I see aircraft up-gauges and less RJs (perhaps DL will push more 717 and eventually CSeries).. maybe a new destinatio...

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Lenovo is the main push for a China flight because they do not want to connect and they have put together the incentive package for a China flight. I think there is a couple other involved. But they can’t get it immediately because they runway has to be rebuilt.. so I wouldn’t say it’s would happen ...

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by ERJ170
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19969

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destination tomorrow

I would assume that PAE route would be used to supplement AS highest frequency SEA routes... so that where I would look first... SFO, LAX, SAN, ???

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by ERJ170
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

I am still hoping for someone to restart some of the regional routes like SAV, CHS, ORF, AVL, MEM, CAE, etc.. even if it’s a 9 seater

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by ERJ170
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So, what’s the thought on a UA club at RDU? They don’t seem to have too many outside their hubs and TX stations, but should RDU be talking to them about it or is the station too small. Thoughts?

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by ERJ170
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 13367

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

So does DL do much as far as JV or partner flights into their major stations? I don’t see them using their power (I.e. shares in the company) to get their JV or partners to fly into their bases... I wish they would do that more as I would love to see WestJet and Aeromexico into RDU... they are in th...

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by ERJ170
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Based on the completion of the new runway which is needed for the long haul flight.. yes. I believe, if DL is still active at RDU as it has been, it will be a DL or SkyTeam airline offering the flight. It’s not an if but a when. And I State this because they already have the incentive package togeth...

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Didn’t AS mention SAN as a potential from RDU when VX launches SFO

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 13367

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

So looks like they're shifting their focus to BOS now and away from RDU. Good question and I don’t see any answer to it up here... is RDU at status? There was one person assigned to just RDu for route planning, according to the Business Journal.. but maybe they are at capacity, saturation, or just ...

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by ERJ170
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 270
Views: 21603

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

Why no Spirit or Intrnational carrier?

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