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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

of course. and if you go to fly them, get the marriage cake. it's delicious and usually sells out.

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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

Quoting trexel94 (thread starter), "Yes its largely antidotal . . . What is the definition of "antidotal?" Also, "does MCI have the proper catering facilities to provide hot meals for FI business class?" Well, do you think Icelandair would be inaugurating service to a new c...

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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

ibthebigd wrote:
Speaking of crew bases does Republic have any crew bases at IND for any of there airlines?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk


I've had a few Republican flights into Indianapolis with the crew saying they were Indy-based, on both Delta and American.

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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

That's interesting.

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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Did you take that or just find it? Good catch. Interesting they went all the way around the field and took from the other runway. I took that. I wish they would have used 5R. It would have been so much better. well yeah! you were in a prime spot if that was the case! i noticed other people on the p...

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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 623
Views: 57305

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

They had a cockpit camera that projected on to the movie screens at the time. I would imagine normal protocol would be to disconnect the feed in the event of any emergency. However, this situation was over in just a few seconds. RIP to all aboard. A sad day for all of us from Chicago at the time. A...

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by stlgph
Fri May 25, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HvGFBMfOh8


Did you take that or just find it? Good catch. Interesting they went all the way around the field and took from the other runway.
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Indy wrote:
Here is the video of the first IND-CDG departure.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HvGFBMfOh8


Did you take that or just find it? Good catch. Interesting they went all the way around the field and took from the other runway.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

For those taking this flight, be curious if you get a chance to ask the crew how they come in. Will they fly say other BASE--CDG--IND--CDG--BASE and make it a 4/5 day trip or will they deadhead in and out?

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 446
Views: 36363

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Yes. It's a horrible time frame for arrival. It's similar though, to many of the Aer Lingus flights arriving in Dublin at 5 a.m. I had gone to Germany and then come back so I was already in Dublin when my friends came in, thinking they would power through it. At that time customs was a breeze and tr...

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I'm in NYC but if I had the chance, I'd come to IND and fly off to CDG for shits and giggles.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 446
Views: 36363

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

The schedule does change later in the year with WOW arriving into KEF at 430 in the morning allowing to a morning connecting bank.

Be interesting to see what schedule ultimately sticks.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

de plane? de plane?

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 623
Views: 57305

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

35 years ago tomorrow marks the day of the deadliest air crash in US history: American flight 191 on May 25 1983 at O'Hare. Here's a story of the first reporter who arrived at the scene. https://www.rheaheraldnews.com/news/article_e5ef7505-bdfe-5e24-9f04-2cece24d01b6.html I remember the crash vivid...

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

IndyHoosier wrote:
Also pretty impressive that the inbound 767 from ATL only has 8 empty seats. I wonder when the last time a widebody jet was used for a domestic route to or from IND.


I've seen them come in during football season.
Haven't had the luck of being on one myself.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Indy wrote:
stlgph wrote:
today's gate of honor is A5.


Are you going to be there by any chance?


No, I'm not coming in until Saturday.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

today's gate of honor is A5.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I have been saying this looking at the loads... can IND support this?????? We have argued for Europe service for years, you got it now..... Again, you can't go by a seat map online. I've had plenty of last minute trips out of LGA on DL getting on a seat map thinking ... hey, we're half full and I g...

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Music in Airport Terminals
Replies: 49
Views: 2619

Re: Music in Airport Terminals

LGA is bustling with the sound of failure.

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s
Replies: 108
Views: 13377

Re: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s

So I’ve just come off a DL A320 that’s approaching 25 years old. The interior was completely brand new and had full IFE and WiFi. If I hadn’t checked the tail number I would of thought the plane was brand new. This seems a bit wasteful when there surely can’t be much life left in that airframe? Why...

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air launching DFW today
Replies: 32
Views: 3226

Re: WOW Air launching DFW today

People *don't* get over it. That's why. Better to just avoid it on the whole. When JetBlue 191 had its issues, let's just say the first dozen or so calls into the media team weren't exactly immediately asking about the troubled pilot.... The number was changed immediately. Also, best to avoid issuin...

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by stlgph
Thu May 24, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class
Replies: 45
Views: 6382

Re: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class

While I applaud them for still maintaining some service (not like NK, F9, & G4), their issue is their network. It worked when they were a niche airline that marketed themselves as being different to MSP fliers but now that they aren't really different most people won't go out of their way to bo...

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 446
Views: 36363

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

April numbers are out. Up 5.5% for the month. 4.6% for the year. https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/public-notices-and-reports/2018AprRptPubRel.pdf Also, Southwest currently has 80 employees in town from their revenue management and network planning team, touring the area. They are visiting e...

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air launching DFW today
Replies: 32
Views: 3226

Re: WOW Air launching DFW today

https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW5RY/117a0b7b
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Yeah, it's well on it's way.
Coming across as 5RY.
The link above is correct.
https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW5RY/117a0b7b

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I think that's just the Pittsburgh services.

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

What time was the departure from Indianapolis?

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class
Replies: 45
Views: 6382

Re: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class

The 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas are already served by either F9 or NK. The largest U.S. metropolitan areas that currently do not have any service on either F9 or NK are ROC, TUS, HNL, GSP, BFL, ALB, ABE, BTR, CAE, and DAY. What can SY offer that F9, NK, WN, or B6 can't offer, especially with...

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air launching DFW today
Replies: 32
Views: 3226

Re: WOW Air launching DFW today

https://www.isavia.is/en/keflavik-airpo ... ght/480692


If you're playing along at home, not a good flight number to be using.
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AirbusOnly wrote:


If you're playing along at home, not a good flight number to be using.

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air launching DFW today
Replies: 32
Views: 3226

Re: WOW Air launching DFW today

Flight 191????!!!

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is it with EWR Term C
Replies: 4
Views: 892

Re: What is it with EWR Term C

Hey, welcome to New York where it's only $150 million and 8 months of closures to repaint 4 subway stations.

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by stlgph
Wed May 23, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I'm sure the A Concourse Starbucks & CNBC Store will appreciate the boost in business.

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by stlgph
Tue May 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Be happy Southwest is there, or else those airfares will make a tremendous jump. They've been at it for a while now, so I just hope it stays.

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by stlgph
Tue May 22, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XL Airways desk at CLT
Replies: 9
Views: 2326

Re: XL Airways desk at CLT

No worries. Interesting the counter is under Xtra Airways and not Vacation Express.

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by stlgph
Tue May 22, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

It is also Tuesday before Memorial Day. Not exactly peak travel time.

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by stlgph
Tue May 22, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XL Airways desk at CLT
Replies: 9
Views: 2326

Re: XL Airways desk at CLT

Was it Xtra Airways and not XL?

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by stlgph
Mon May 21, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I thought that, too, when I did a last minute work trip last week, saw only 30 seats were booked and booked my spot on the way to the airport - got there, it was oversold and they were taking volunteers. So go figure. It wouldn't surprise me if this things ends up going out near or close to "f...

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by stlgph
Mon May 21, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

For those curious, IND-CDG on Thursday (5/24) has 38 open seats, mainly in the main cabin (36), Delta One has (2). On the return, a bit of a different story. CDG-IND on Friday (5/25) the flight has 100 seats remaining, 2 in Delta One, 12 in Delta Comfort+ and the remainder in the main cabin. Are yo...

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by stlgph
Mon May 21, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is photography good for a backup college degree for pilots wannabe?
Replies: 20
Views: 537

Re: Is photography good for a backup college degree for pilots wannabe?

Jojojo wrote:
Any suggestions for a good backup degree sir?


Foreign language.

Arabic, Russian, or Vietnamese.

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by stlgph
Mon May 21, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

For those curious, IND-CDG on Thursday (5/24) has 38 open seats, mainly in the main cabin (36), Delta One has (2). On the return, a bit of a different story. CDG-IND on Friday (5/25) the flight has 100 seats remaining, 2 in Delta One, 12 in Delta Comfort+ and the remainder in the main cabin. Are yo...

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by stlgph
Mon May 21, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8479

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Oh good, so we're already off and running on the endless naming of random cities where Southwest can add service. Put me down for Peoria to Spokane.

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by stlgph
Fri May 18, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers
Replies: 79
Views: 5551

Re: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers

Frontier and Midwest coming together under Republican leadership worked out well. Came here to say that LOL! Now I don't know what would've happened if Republic didn't snatch both of them up nor am I an expert on their finances beforehand, but it seems Republic took two smaller but capable airlines...

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by stlgph
Fri May 18, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's position in NYC
Replies: 106
Views: 11993

Re: AA's position in NYC

AA is in a better position in the NE than DL or UA. Id rather have PHL as the connecting hub and JFK/LGA for local traffic than running a bunch of connecting markets that no one in NYC cares about and having a huge operation in NYC with all sorts of operational issues. AA serves the top O&Ds fr...

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by stlgph
Fri May 18, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Not sure on if crews 100% do not overnight, but in the past Allegiant always seemed to be "come and go" on the crews overnighting issue. For a while it was everyone was at home at night then there were the Peoria overnights. Then when Orlando started growing, crews started overnighting in ...

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by stlgph
Fri May 18, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 926
Views: 55705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

In reading about the 3 aircraft based here, is it definite that in-flight crews are based here, too, or will they be doing turns in and out of SFB, PIE and beyond and overnighting here as needed? Did anyone notice any mention of this?

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by stlgph
Fri May 18, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 151
Views: 6869

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

allegiantflyer wrote:


thank you! was just about to come here and post that. loved it. that especially looked hella sharp on their 757s.

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by stlgph
Fri May 18, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 446
Views: 36363

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

STLflyer wrote:
Not a fan of this live music at the gate, but at least it's not Bjork.


is it Sigur Ros?

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by stlgph
Thu May 17, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers
Replies: 79
Views: 5551

Re: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers

Frontier and Midwest coming together under Republican leadership worked out well.

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by stlgph
Thu May 17, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hints and tips on doing a mileage run.
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Re: Hints and tips on doing a mileage run.

It's a choose your own adventure type of thing. Did it out of STL a few times to LAX to have In and Out Burger then came back. A few other times did absolutely stupid things such as starting at 6am and routing STL DFW OKC DFW LIT DFW TUL DFW MCI ORD STL. By about 6pm we kind of hated ourselves. Defi...

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by stlgph
Thu May 17, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's position in NYC
Replies: 106
Views: 11993

Re: AA's position in NYC

It's obviously an error in copying and pasting from Wikipedia.

The cities on the bottom portion are American Eagle flying.

I mean, here, let me google that for you....

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