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by 9lflyguy
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years
Replies: 186
Views: 30787

Re: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years

Stop beating the dead horse. Yes they will get a new livery..... eventually. And yes, the tulip as loved as it was.... is dead. Let it go folks. Nothing to see here...

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Flight Attendant Jumps From Aircraft in Apparent Suicide Attempt
Replies: 67
Views: 19917

Emirates Flight Attendant Jumps From Aircraft in Apparent Suicide Attempt

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... e-airport/

Pretty sad to see this news today. A lot of bad news in aviation recently. Prayers go out to the family.
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http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... e-airport/

Pretty sad to see this news today. A lot of bad news in aviation recently. Prayers go out to the family.

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the F100. What happened?
Replies: 1
Views: 801

AA and the F100. What happened?

Looking at pictures of the F100 I can't help to marvel how nice and technologically advanced it seems to be. How come the F100 was retired from the fleet so quickly? Was it a mistake to get rid of it? Any information would be appreciated.

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by 9lflyguy
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 331
Views: 33880

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

I know it's unlikely but when the new B terminal is complete, I'd hope WN would reconsider XNA as a destination. Would also love to see them in Canada.

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by 9lflyguy
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New A380 Winglet Question
Replies: 29
Views: 5312

New A380 Winglet Question

Late last year, Airbus showed of the A380 plus with a new enhanced winglet. My question is, is this available as a retrofit or is it only available on new A380s.What kind of fuel savings does this new winglet design bring? Thanks!

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG: 2017 Most Punctual Airlines and Airports
Replies: 31
Views: 4991

Re: OAG: 2017 Most Punctual Airlines and Airports

What's going on at WN? They used to be top of this list every year. Why has their on time performance sunk so much?

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Power outage in ATL
Replies: 401
Views: 45094

Re: Power outage in ATL

http://airportwebcams.net/cams/atlanta-webcam.html

Very eerie seeing no flights on Flightaware landing or taking off at ATL.
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Live feeds from the Airport Webcams:

http://airportwebcams.net/cams/atlanta-webcam.html

Very eerie seeing no flights on Flightaware landing or taking off at ATL.

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by 9lflyguy
Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Employee Critically Injured by Spinning Prop
Replies: 13
Views: 5750

United Employee Critically Injured by Spinning Prop

https://www.google.com/amp/newyork.cbsl ... rport/amp/

Hope she's okay. I'm guessing a CommutAir plane? Only props for UA that would be at EWR.
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https://www.google.com/amp/newyork.cbsl ... rport/amp/

Hope she's okay. I'm guessing a CommutAir plane? Only props for UA that would be at EWR.

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Profile Issues
Replies: 1
Views: 2146

Profile Issues

I can't change my profile picture (avatar) or my cover photo. When I update my photo, either one, it says Note; Changes are not saved. I hit save down at the bottom of my profile, both pictures revert back to default. Anyone have an idea why or faced this issue before?

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 372
Views: 31107

Re: Another UA screw-up: twice-sold seat

I hate how everyone turns everything into a race issue. "I was scared because I'm Asian." Once you turn a mistake made by agents into a matter of race, I immediately lose all respect for your claim. When was the crew notified? At the gate? After push back? She does not give enough details ...

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Suspends BGM for at Least a Month Due to Runway Work
Replies: 15
Views: 3983

Re: DL Suspends BGM for at Least a Month Due to Runway Work

Doesn't that mean there will be no scheduled air service at BGM during this time? That is correct. After tomorrow (15 Feb) DL is the only airline serving BGM. ITH is always an option with AA, UA, and DL. AA has made ITH their focus city for the ITH/ELM/BGM area. Not completely true. Piedmont operat...

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dual Airline Use Aircraft?
Replies: 37
Views: 6308

Dual Airline Use Aircraft?

I remember seeing a picture on here a while back that had a picture of an aircraft with one airline on one side of the aircraft and one airline on the other. It was an older aircraft. Does anyone remember this thread? Does this happen where multiple airlines share the use of one aircraft other than ...

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by 9lflyguy
Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So They Are Making A Movie About Sully
Replies: 145
Views: 25858

Re: So They Are Making A Movie About Sully

In the closing scene Sully takes a massive dump on the regionals...

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Jun 15, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2514
Views: 169401

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

I am too one that is greatly disappointed by the updates to the site. One of the first major flaws I noticed that was nice about the old site was the ability to type your reply if you were not logged it, the website would force you login then your post would still be there ready to verify. Now when ...

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by 9lflyguy
Mon May 30, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Opinion: Boeing Made A Mistake Abandoning The 757
Replies: 105
Views: 22768

RE: Opinion: Boeing Made A Mistake Abandoning The 757

Here we go again. We really have to use the search function to find the other 100+ threads on this. This thread should be closed and locked and referenced back to last week's 757 post.

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Spirit Land At BKG?
Replies: 12
Views: 1692

RE: Could Spirit Land At BKG?

Shouldn't be a problem. F9 operated there to and from DEN.

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 Loses Canoe At SAT
Replies: 27
Views: 13127

RE: Southwest 737-300 Loses Canoe At SAT

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I hope you're having fun up there on y...

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 Loses Canoe At SAT
Replies: 27
Views: 13127

Southwest 737-300 Loses Canoe At SAT

<a href="http://m.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/Emergency-personnel-responding-to-a-call-of-6695875.php#photo-9106070" target="_blank">http://m.mysanantonio.com/news/local...-call-of-6695875.php#photo-9106070</a> Saw this being reported. Looks like a big piece of the flap canoe is separated. P...

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commutair To Get 40 ERJ-145s And Flow To United
Replies: 18
Views: 8515

Commutair To Get 40 ERJ-145s And Flow To United

http://www.kusi.com/story/30470648/c...ets-under-united-express-agreement

Just announced. Good news for my friends at Commutair. The jets are comming from Expressjet.

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cirrus SR-22 Parachuteso To Ground In North West Arkansas
Replies: 0
Views: 1346

Cirrus SR-22 Parachuteso To Ground In North West Arkansas

<a href="http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2015/nov/03/small-plane-crashes-mlk-fayetteville/" target="_blank">http://www.nwaonline.com/news/2015/n...ll-plane-crashes-mlk-fayetteville/</a> Good that only minor injuries were reported. I haven't really heard of many parachute deployments on the 22. I know ...

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by 9lflyguy
Sat Oct 31, 2015 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Swaps?
Replies: 13
Views: 2828

RE: Regional Swaps?

Cool information. I flew as a regional flight attendant and I never believe I saw this take place at any of the airlines I worked for. Thanks for sharing.

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by 9lflyguy
Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Swaps?
Replies: 13
Views: 2828

Regional Swaps?

I was curious to know how often if any does this happen? With multiple regional airlines flying out of the major hubs for the Majors, do we ever see regional swaps? Like lets say regional A can't complete flight number XXXX does or has a major ever asked another regional. say regional airline B, to ...

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int
Replies: 42
Views: 11227

RE: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wjcandee" class="quote" target="_blank">wjcandee</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Unlikely to make the media, I suspect.</...

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int
Replies: 42
Views: 11227

US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int

<center><table align="center" border="0" width="2" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=113383&filename=1443565971lpenSy.jpg" target="_blank"><img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/113383/middle/1443565971lpenSy.jpg" width="108" height="75" border="0"/></...

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gate Agent At CRW Retires With 50 Yrs. With US Air
Replies: 18
Views: 10232

RE: Gate Agent At CRW Retires With 50 Yrs. With US Air

I remember this gentleman. When I was an F/A for Colgan doing the <acronym title="Charleston - Yeager (Kanawha) (CRW / KCRW), USA - West Virginia">CRW</acronym>-<acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> shuttle he was always so friendly. I commen...

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Feb 04, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 1
Replies: 264
Views: 77176

Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 1

Truely incredible video. Terrifying and I could not imagine being on that aircraft. Hard to believe that anyone survived that. I watched a lot of the recovery livestream and was shocked to see that much of the plane intact. I'm not going to speculate on the accident but i will commend the cockpit cr...

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ900 -24x Firm Order Unnamed Customer
Replies: 81
Views: 21453

RE: CRJ900 -24x Firm Order Unnamed Customer

Maybe ZW. They are privately held and do a pretty good job at keeping things hush hush. Maybe it for new flyingwith DL since the -200 contract fell through.

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin Incident At ALB Last Night?
Replies: 1
Views: 2134

Air Wisconsin Incident At ALB Last Night?

ZW had a ground incident last night in <acronym title="Albany - International (County) (ALB / KALB), USA - New York">ALB</acronym>. The ground crew apparently pushed the aircraft incorrectly causing the tow bar to snap leaving nose gear damaged and the A/C is currently AOG. Tail number 469. Pax depl...

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by 9lflyguy
Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern's First 737-800 Arrival
Replies: 71
Views: 16030

RE: Eastern's First 737-800 Arrival

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pdx" class="quote" target="_blank">pdx</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i> Nice! Better get your pics now before we all say,...

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Dec 02, 2014 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin Gets New Contract
Replies: 24
Views: 6988

RE: Air Wisconsin Gets New Contract

Apparently announced to employees in a company email. The DL flying contract is no more

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by 9lflyguy
Sun Nov 23, 2014 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV8590 Diverts To Bucaramanga, Columbia
Replies: 23
Views: 23104

AV8590 Diverts To Bucaramanga, Columbia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N766UA" class="quote" target="_blank">N766UA</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Colombia. </i></font></td></tr></table> Was ...

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures Part 2
Replies: 222
Views: 33445

RE: Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzKckUmy1Ho

And the paint process!

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures Part 2
Replies: 222
Views: 33445

RE: Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4j1mV5e-6A

I actually kind of like it in actual light!

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by 9lflyguy
Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Getting 47 CRJ-700s From Envoy Air
Replies: 28
Views: 10365

PSA Getting 47 CRJ-700s From Envoy Air

Rumor on the street and in the crew rooms is that PSA will be taking 47 CRJ7s from Envoy (Formerly Eagle). Anyone have any confirmation?

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by 9lflyguy
Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CR2 Makes An Emergency Landing At XNA
Replies: 6
Views: 3659

Delta CR2 Makes An Emergency Landing At XNA

<a href="http://5newsonline.com/2014/06/12/plane-disabled-on-xna-runway/" target="_blank">http://5newsonline.com/2014/06/12/plane-disabled-on-xna-runway/</a> Looks like everyone is ok. Was commuting through <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA), USA - Arkansas...

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by 9lflyguy
Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 737 Winglet Clips B6 Plane In BOS
Replies: 24
Views: 9701

RE: WN 737 Winglet Clips B6 Plane In BOS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KBUF" class="quote" target="_blank">KBUF</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I was waiting for that ...

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by 9lflyguy
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RP Q400 Engine Failure And Return To MCI
Replies: 16
Views: 8303

RE: RP Q400 Engine Failure And Return To MCI

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/theDjinn" class="quote" target="_blank">theDjinn</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>And if you're Jeff Smisek, you blame the...

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by 9lflyguy
Thu Jun 05, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RP Q400 Engine Failure And Return To MCI
Replies: 16
Views: 8303

RE: RP Q400 Engine Failure And Return To MCI

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/as739x" class="quote" target="_blank">as739x</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>2/3 general public will believe the engine fel...

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by 9lflyguy
Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RP Q400 Engine Failure And Return To MCI
Replies: 16
Views: 8303

RP Q400 Engine Failure And Return To MCI

<a href="http://www.wnem.com/story/25694190/united-airlines-flight-forced-to-return-to-kci#.U5CFtIkPWtY.facebook" target="_blank">http://www.wnem.com/story/25694190/u...eturn-to-kci#.U5CFtIkPWtY.facebook</a> It "Lost" an engine... I hope it didn't hit a house...  <img src="http://cdn-www.airlin...

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by 9lflyguy
Fri May 02, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy(AE) Shrinks; 106 Planes And 47% Of Pilots
Replies: 137
Views: 26693

RE: Envoy(AE) Shrinks; 106 Planes And 47% Of Pilots

Any chance Air Wisconsin might pick these CRJ7s up?

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CommutAir To Close CLE Crew Base And MX
Replies: 22
Views: 5562

RE: CommutAir To Close CLE Crew Base And MX

I doubt C5 wants the Q4. That plane is a hot mess MX hog. I think Republic's completion factor their first month with the 400 was under 50 %

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CommutAir To Close CLE Crew Base And MX
Replies: 22
Views: 5562

RE: CommutAir To Close CLE Crew Base And MX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/coairman" class="quote" target="_blank">coairman</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Had you suffered through years of the burn...

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by 9lflyguy
Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CommutAir To Close CLE Crew Base And MX
Replies: 22
Views: 5562

CommutAir To Close CLE Crew Base And MX

Just heard through a good source that Cleveland based UAX operator, CommutAir (C5), will be closing it's <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> crew base and <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> facilities starting in June of thi...

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by 9lflyguy
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bypassing CLT
Replies: 24
Views: 11218

RE: US Airways Bypassing CLT

Assigning a new flight number isn't always necessary. I flew a ferry a few months with no PAX on an originally scheduled <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym> - <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National...

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by 9lflyguy
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People Express Hiring Pilots
Replies: 15
Views: 9550

RE: People Express Hiring Pilots

Any chance of picking up second hand AC and hiring crew for the certification process to obtain their own AOC. They seem determined to start operations by end of 2014.

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by 9lflyguy
Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People Express Hiring Pilots
Replies: 15
Views: 9550

RE: People Express Hiring Pilots

http://www.pexcareers.com

If you hit search it shows pilot positions open. They also announced it on their Facebook today.

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by 9lflyguy
Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People Express Hiring Pilots
Replies: 15
Views: 9550

People Express Hiring Pilots

http://www.pexcarcoms.com

What are they going to fly? The Ryan deal fell through and as far as I'm aware of, so did the Xtra deal. Any inside info? Should I apply?

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by 9lflyguy
Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bypassing CLT
Replies: 24
Views: 11218

RE: US Airways Bypassing CLT

Also these could be ferries as well. Keeping the original flight number and flying to their next RON. We do it all the time at my company.

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by 9lflyguy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA F/a Wings Found In 9/11 Rubble Returned To AA
Replies: 0
Views: 3274

AA F/a Wings Found In 9/11 Rubble Returned To AA

<a href="http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2014/01/30/911-flight-attendant-wings-pin-on-display-in-fort-worth/" target="_blank">http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2014/01/30/9...ings-pin-on-display-in-fort-worth/</a> This story gave me chills. Amazing that they got them back. Let us never forget the unsung heroes of 9/1...

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by 9lflyguy
Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Gates At Your Home Airport. Moving? News?
Replies: 155
Views: 20959

RE: AA/US Gates At Your Home Airport. Moving? News?

Here in <acronym title="Little Rock - National / Adams Field (Regional) (LIT / KLIT), USA - Arkansas">LIT</acronym>, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> operates out of 1 and 3. US operates out of 8 and 10 (which is shared with <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>)...

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