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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

So it seems that we've established the following:

- There was a Cessna
- There was turbulence of some sort

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Issue with replies appearing before thread starters
Replies: 13
Views: 1602

Re: Issue with replies appearing before thread starters

Any update on this issue? Thanks. It looks like I can see the future! http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b101/scbriml/anet.jpg The developers have been aware for some time. Unfortunately there isn't much that we can do about it until then, other than hope it'll be fixed soon. We don't have a way of ...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 89
Views: 5894

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

Since the discussion is almost completely Non Av, the thread has been moved so discussion can continue.

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no AA at ECP?
Replies: 15
Views: 3334

Re: Why no AA at ECP?

Since AA announced that they will be serving ECP, this thread is a little moot, and will be locked.

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I recently had a pretty bad wake turbulence impact in the air a few weeks ago and is a reminder that it is no joke. Just curious, but how do you know that it was specifically wake turbulence and not low level windshear or turbulence? It's not to say that aircraft aren't affected by wake turbulence,...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 501 returns to IAD on 1/15
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Re: ET 501 returns to IAD on 1/15

Cool video of the fuel dump. http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/stafford/ethiopian-airlines-passenger-jet-flies-low-over-stafford-before-making/article_a4cdda31-95cf-5fcd-95c7-26e79d650ecc.html Live ATC recording at - https://forums.liveatc.net/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=14365.0;attach=9...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could UA fly EWR-SIN with B789?
Replies: 14
Views: 4717

Re: Could UA fly EWR-SIN with B789?

SQ can get away with a premium layout because of their reputation, but that's not something UA would try. The SQ fallacy lives on. I didn't say I agreed with it, but their reputation among many high value flyers does exceed that of United. SQ has tried premium layouts in the past, and has indicated...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Side topic on the smaller MD airports, HGR, SBY, and even FDK Could any of those three support something small like a daily DL CRJ2 to JFK and/or ATL? Frederick, with its proximity to Baltimore and lack of any commercial service history, might be unrealistic, and Salisbury is more of a seasonal des...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 12322

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

There is at least one B738 in the old livery still, I flew it maybe 10 days ago RSW-DFW. I think it was N921AN. Was kind of nice seeing the old livery again, even though I do like the new one. It really shines on a few aircraft. That's a legacy livery, just like the Piedmont and Allegheny liveries....

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by atcsundevil
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could UA fly EWR-SIN with B789?
Replies: 14
Views: 4717

Re: Could UA fly EWR-SIN with B789?

So could EWR-SIN be a possible option for UA to pursue? Negative. Not without an all or mostly J layout, which United would never do, because it would never make money. It's just too far. LAX-SIN pretty much maxes out the capabilities of the aircraft to operate on a profitable basis. SQ can get awa...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dueling 787s, VS overtakes UA en route LHR-LAX
Replies: 15
Views: 5000

Re: Dueling 787s, VS overtakes UA en route LHR-LAX

How does one make up 36 min? I find this totally fascinating and what a cool find Flyawa! Cheers Not speaking to this situation specifically, but there a lot of factors involved. Different altitudes — even only 1,000ft difference — can have drastically different winds. It's not uncommon to sometime...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Florida Couple try stowing cat in checked luggage
Replies: 33
Views: 4681

Re: Florida Couple try stowing cat in checked luggage

This is what happens when you charge outrageously high pet fees...article doesn't mention carrier, but just to use DL as an example, $125 each way is often more than the cost of the ticket. While I agree that the charge is utterly ridiculous, I don't agree that this is what happens when fees are ch...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing
Replies: 50
Views: 5128

Re: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing

scbriml wrote:
atcsundevil wrote:
Please stick to discussing the aviation side of this story. Political commentary belongs in the Non Aviation Forum .

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Er... :confused:

I think the topic was in Civ Av when I posted this — if not, I misread the forum placement.

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing
Replies: 50
Views: 5128

Re: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing

Please stick to discussing the aviation side of this story. Political commentary belongs in the Non Aviation Forum .

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel
Replies: 60
Views: 8369

Re: easyJet Operating 2 x Avro/BAe 146's?!

Taking a look on Planespotters it appears easyJet have leased 2 BAe 146 series aircraft from German WDL Aviaition as of January 2018. I did a quick google and couldn't find any news or information on this. Have easyJet won some sort of contract somewhere in Europe, that requires them to use the 2 G...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I heard from a flight attendant that the 757s will be replaced with MAX. I agree that's very likely to be the case, but bear in mind that line employees are generally terrible sources on the subjects of fleet and route planning. On the contrary, they're very often the last to know on stuff like thi...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 681
Views: 43755

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

Please keep to discussing the topic and not engage in off-topic personal commentary. It is neither fair nor appropriate to dismiss a user's comments on the basis that their username somehow implies bias. A user with "United" in their username doesn't automatically delegitimize their commen...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: great article about flight attendants and the 60ft rule
Replies: 28
Views: 7383

Re: great article about flight attendants and the 60ft rule

What about the E170/175 for example? Those have no overwing exits and the front/rear doors are definitely more than 60 ft. apart. I was wondering the same thing. The 175 is 100 feet in length, so the distance should be greater than 60 feet by some. The 60ft distance doesn't apply to the doors, but ...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ooops, I did it again! LO Q400 emergency landing at WAW
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: Ooops, I did it again! LO Q400 emergency landing at WAW

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Please see the existing topic.

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 17215

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

When does the first 777-200ER begin Polaris reconfiguration? Possibly after the 767s finish, if they plan to do the mods in HKG. UA has 3 767 mod lines underway at HKG right now, with a roughly 12 week stay per frame since it is coordinated with a heavy maintenance visit and other life-extension mo...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I think another aspect we may be overlooking is that the city may make these gates common-use, which has the potential to increase gate capacity and utilization without increasing the actual gate count, on the north concourse at least. They are specifying podiums and gate readers as well as a RIDS ...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Quality decline of A.net postings
Replies: 5
Views: 442

Re: Quality decline of A.net postings

I normally don't like rants like "everything was better before", but I feel somewhat that I wanted to post this comment in Site Related. I am an A.Net member since 2004, already reading stuff some years before. And while A.net had many stupid threads 10 years ago as well, I feel that the ...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

AC badly needs to go back to T3. From my understanding, they are unhappy being in T4 and routinely complain about gates not being made available to their late arrivals on Rouge (the gates are used for the on-time flights instead). When its the Jazz operation, it runs quite smoothly though. The only...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement
Replies: 668
Views: 58065

Re: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement

Please keep the discussion on topic. There is no need for personal attacks. Debate the topic, not the user.

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

QR brings QSuite to IAD for first time https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-releases/2018/Jan/qatar-airways-brings-its-award-winning-qsuite-to-the-u-s--capita0.html?activeTag=Press-releases Thanks for sharing. It makes sense they'd add it to IAD after JFK. They were here long before Emirates or Et...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

QR brings QSuite to IAD for first time https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-releases/2018/Jan/qatar-airways-brings-its-award-winning-qsuite-to-the-u-s--capita0.html?activeTag=Press-releases Thanks for sharing. It makes sense they'd add it to IAD after JFK. They were here long before Emirates or Et...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Confirmed today that the ORF-DEN flight will be a mainline A319. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/276555/united-schedules-additional-domestic-routes-in-s18/ Wow, good for them. I had assumed it would start out on an E175 like RIC did, although they did bump RIC up to the A319 prett...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

If Rouge comes over, that'll add a few more flights, but there could even be room for WestJet as well. There's no need for either of them to be in T4 since all flights are precleared, so they can basically go where there's room. Not all of WestJet’s flights are precleared. YLW, YQR, and YXE lack th...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I taxied by T3S last week and the progress was impressive. I had a baby in my lap, otherwise I would have tried to get a picture for you all to post here. Looks nice. I agree 10 gates for UA is a lot unless they are planning some wicked expansion at PHX. The only expansion I can imagine coming from...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Is S1 the empty lot on the south side, and why would SWA want to move there when they have the other three concourse? https://www.google.com/maps/place/Phoenix+Sky+Harbor+International+Airport/@33.4349553,-112.0106343,1933m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x872b0e5c330370a5:0x82f535d5e256ee42!8m2!3d33.4372...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Seems like T3 is filling up pretty quick when you include all the displaced T2 tenants. I know it has been mentioned that someone could get punted to T4. Would that be in the new D concourse (when is that opening by the way) or slotted in on the American side with their slow and steady plane volume...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Ok here is what I've heard, UA is going to T-3 south with at least 10gates and a fairly large new United Club. That's a lot of gates and basically almost every entire gate on the south concourse give or take a few. That would basically be enough for a focus city type operation by the way that sound...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

United will be starting ORF-DEN daily starting in June. I'm not sure if it will be on an E175 or if it'll be mainline. Clearly United is having success from Central Virginia to the west, having already made the decision to go double-daily from RIC (E175 and A319).

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern and Kuwait Airways Clip in JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

Re: China Southern and Kuwait Airways Clip in JFK

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This was discussed in the ongoing thread regarding the storm, but I'm fine with this having its own topic.

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why change thread title and close it
Replies: 7
Views: 364

Re: Why change thread title and close it

I can understand the new policy, as it would generate a more clarity (and I applaud this move as it makes searching for relevant news better), but then why lock the old one? I don't think anyone will post someting 2018 related in a 2017 thread. If locking is needed as people keep on putting message...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday
Replies: 26
Views: 5678

Re: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday

I think it’s a coating of ice; plows won’t work once it’s stuck to the surface; can’t use salt due to the planes. GF They'd be in the same boat as ORF. ORF got more snow, but it was the ice layer underneath that's given them grief. Their ops were heavily restricted yesterday (I only saw a couple of...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28765

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

How can JFK be so useless at dealing with winter weather?? JFK is one of the most important airports in the world, you'd think they have well thought out plans and the equipment to deal with this kind of weather! Watch and learn JFK : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yas5NdrmixU They got a foot of s...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Will Congress ever enact legislation to add extra beyond-perimeter slot at DCA? Southwest could add nonstop service from DCA to DEN, LAS, OAK, PHX, SAT, and SAN and Delta could add nonstop service from DCA to SEA if Congress adds extra beyond-perimeter slot exemptions at DCA, if Southwest gets addi...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Had a Southwest B38M come out of RIC earlier. Nice to see RIC getting a little MAX action. Southwest typically runs -700s from RIC, so I'm wondering if it was a sub. Maybe an upgauge because ORF has been effectively closed for two days? I'm not sure. There were a few flights that got out of ORF and...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 4715

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Had a Southwest B38M come out of RIC earlier. Nice to see RIC getting a little MAX action. Southwest typically runs -700s from RIC, so I'm wondering if it was a sub.

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28765

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

IAD using runway 30 right now. Do they have diversions parked on all the 1/19s? Wind is moderate out of NW but usually takes a really strong wind for them to do all arrivals on 30. It was gusting to 27kts as of an hour ago. They've been using 30 for much of the day. They finally dropped the in-trai...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 12322

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Since the repaint has been completed, the thread title has been updated to "AA Fleet Updates".

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypoxia suspected in disappearance of Cirrus SR22T in Gulf of Mexico
Replies: 3
Views: 1478

Re: Hypoxia suspected in disappearance of Cirrus SR22T in Gulf of Mexico

The news source does not confirm this but I wonder why Mexican Air force was not dispatched to keep watch on the plane. What would be the point? The aircraft doesn't really need an escort. It was confirmed to be hypoxia, at which point, the aircraft either continues on course until fuel exhaustion,...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 5221

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I'm pretty sure both sides of T3 have allocated space for clubs, no? I seem to recall some sort of official confirmation a while back that the United Club would indeed transfer over with the new club design, which is why they hadn't planned any further updates to the current club. The Delta side als...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28765

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

“It just wasn’t right. The pilot wasn’t making the proper decisions. The flight was already delayed three hours. We were in the air for 11 and-a-half hours. We were on the ground for four hours, then he was gonna turn the plane around and fly to JFK?” passenger Jeff Bey, of New Jersey, said. “Peopl...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28765

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

AZ608 FCO-JFK just landed at BOS. All remaining flights tonight from BOS to the D.C. area are cancelled. I wonder why since BWI, DCA, and IAD all seem to be ok. They're low on ramp space. BWI stopped taking any diversions early in the afternoon, IAD is still taking diversions but has traffic manage...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28765

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

One would think to divert to BWI, it has plenty of gates (though not workers). Bus everyone to the BWI Airport train station and call Amtrak to tack on a couple Amfleet cars to end of one of the Regionals and let your pax ride in better comfort to the NYC area. Surely be safer than trying to bus th...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 28765

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

I've edited the title to keep storm related discussion in one place. Otherwise, we'll have 50 threads about every diversion!

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