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by dabpit
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 138
Views: 19037

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

msycajun wrote:
Here's an official release from Silver at Farnborough:

Glad to see that the new livery was designed by Silver Crew Members! They did an amazing job.

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by dabpit
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 138
Views: 19037

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

First picture of the new ATR in a special or revised livery. Don't know if anyone shared this yet or not, there is a picture in the a.net database already.

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by dabpit
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

F9 will start service from MCO to HSV (Huntsville) and LFT (Lafayette) HSV - A320 Starts 10/21 3x week on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday MCO-HSV 0815-0854 Flt# 1334 HSV-MCO 1707-1946 Flt# 1335 LFT- A320 Starts 10/24 2x week on Wednesday and Saturday MCO-LFT 0815-0922 Flt# 397 LFT-MCO 1658-2000 Flt# 398

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by dabpit
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

The strange (to me) part was the way the bags were arriving. I'm used to slow baggage that either takes forever to start, or comes in batches of what might be a truckload (20-30 bags, maybe?) with delays in between. This time we were seeing literally 5 or 6 bags at a time with minutes in between ba...

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by dabpit
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 376
Views: 24224

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Looks like CM is going to open 2 more destinations this year. Via Twitter: Pedro Heilbron @PedroHeilbron No hay mucho mas que agregar. Conectar y unir ha sido la mision historica de Panama y en @CopaAirlines hemos llevado este proposito a toda America. Este año hemos anunciado ya 4 nuevos destinos ...

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by dabpit
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Orlando to/from Starts: Frequency: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (BQN) October 4 Daily Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUA)* October 4 4x weekly Panama City, Panama (PTY)* October 4 4x weekly Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ)* October 4 4x weekly until Nov. 7 Daily from Nov. 8 San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SA...

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by dabpit
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO New Service Announcement?
Replies: 25
Views: 3304

Re: MCO New Service Announcement?

Orlando to/from Starts: Frequency: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (BQN) October 4 Daily Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUA)* October 4 4x weekly Panama City, Panama (PTY)* October 4 4x weekly Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ)* October 4 4x weekly until Nov. 7 Daily from Nov. 8 San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SA...

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by dabpit
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

It is Spirit!

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by dabpit
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO New Service Announcement?
Replies: 25
Views: 3304

Re: MCO New Service Announcement?

tb727 wrote:
Check NK's FB page. Announcement at 10am Eastern.

Thank goodness it is Spirit!

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by dabpit
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO New Service Announcement?
Replies: 25
Views: 3304

Re: MCO New Service Announcement?

It is between NK and SY. I only say SY since they have a new seasonal flight starting out of MCO to PDX today (so why not have a big announcement be the launch of a new flight?) and they stated before they are looking to start a focus city in one of their existing destinations with an announcement s...

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by dabpit
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Clipper136 wrote:
ULCC

NK? F9(hope not)? SY?

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by dabpit
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Given that SY was going to announce a new focus city at an existing destionation I want to say them but I am hoping for NK.

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by dabpit
Fri May 25, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 91
Views: 23936

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Love it, love it, love it! Well done Air Tahiti Nui, cannot wait to see it on a 787 rolling out of the factory.

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by dabpit
Mon May 14, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
What's next?


Interjet (4O) is transferring their flights from SFB to MCO in June. Another lose for SFB.

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by dabpit
Fri May 11, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15968

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

just wifi... way over hyped...

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by dabpit
Thu May 10, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15968

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

The 2 things that are most likely; WIFI or a significant aircraft order. Wifi would be nice but I don't see it happening just yet. As for the aircraft order, I would say the A330 and/or c-series HQ relocation to Orlando (or a permanent site in Fort Lauderdale where they will have their own training...

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by dabpit
Fri May 04, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

This means nothing. Orlando is a failure market for interior mexico and Paris on Delta. Warp that around your minds! No need to be hostile. You asked for the source and it was provided. Are interior Mexico flights being a failure your opinion or fact? If it is a fact then provide the info to suppor...

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by dabpit
Thu May 03, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

fsafsx wrote:
Source? Orlando doesnt need interior mexico routes because there is no market. I dont know what your thinking about orlando getting all of this service. You cant support another tatl to cdg it will kill your ams flights.

OAG Forum.

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by dabpit
Wed May 02, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 223
Views: 23710

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

What about them adding ORF to the network? ORF-BOS/FLL

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by dabpit
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Starting august, Avianca is adding service to Lima, San Salvador and Guatemala City, service to LIM will be daily in airbus A319, SAL will operate 4 times per week and GUA 3 times per week both in A320. Itineraries are open for sale. Excellent adds by AV! That takes their flights to 3 a day now. Al...

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by dabpit
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy
Replies: 50
Views: 13272

Re: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy

Sex and Aviation (or hospitality in general) go hand in hand. This is nothing new....those acting shocked are hiding under a rock or trying to play dumb.

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by dabpit
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
Soooooo SY added MCO-PDX...thoughts?

My understanding is that SY wants to open bases outside of MSP and MCO is one place they are considering.

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by dabpit
Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

http://www.regionalsky.com/

So this is a new airline servicing PIT?
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flyPIT wrote:
PIT-AVP flights are set to begin April 23. 2x daily with Piper Navajos.
http://www.regionalsky.com/

So this is a new airline servicing PIT?

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by dabpit
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

I'm not so sure WN would be as on board with common use gates as the other carriers given their boarding process (specifically: would ACAA have WN Boarding Posts at most of these common use gates?). They do common use at CUN with no boarding posts. You just line up 1-30 without them. So it is doabl...

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by dabpit
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Cynical? Your damn right. Ive been working this body for decades. Slip me the rights to develop and you will have my vote on the project. If there isn't some grease for my palms, no vote and thus no project. Losing the gates on the west side of C and D makes sense. Not the ends of A and B tthough. ...

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by dabpit
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 185
Views: 18469

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

I think they will also announce pulling out of a few markets or dropping a few routes. One market I see them dropping is PIT.

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by dabpit
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
*F9 MCO-CUN MAR 0.7>0 APR 0.9>0 MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 0.4>0

What do y'all think?

Big disappointment that they could not make it happen.

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by dabpit
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 323
Views: 72036

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

DDR wrote:
I have to agree with you. I think the paint scheme looks even better on the bus than on the 737. Can't wait to see it on the A321!

Way better than on the 737. I am sure the A321 will look stunning.

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by dabpit
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 323
Views: 72036

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

https://twitter.com/AlaskaAir/status/956223809085890561

This looks fantastic! Definitely one of the best looking A320s in the sky now.
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bd777 wrote:
N625VA is now out of the hangar in VCV, per Alaska Airlines twitter! Photos in link.

https://twitter.com/AlaskaAir/status/956223809085890561

This looks fantastic! Definitely one of the best looking A320s in the sky now.

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by dabpit
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Announces ALB/HPN/PHF to MYR
Replies: 16
Views: 1872

Re: Elite Announces ALB/HPN/PHF to MYR

loisencroach wrote:
I believe RFD-EWR operated but for a very short period of time. IIRC, the only route that never came to fruition out of RFD (that was available for sale) is Southern Skyways' RFD-DTW

There was a news article that stated the RFD-EWR was canceled before being started.

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by dabpit
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Announces ALB/HPN/PHF to MYR
Replies: 16
Views: 1872

Re: Elite Announces ALB/HPN/PHF to MYR

Are we going to hear this from you every time they announce a route.? Please elaborate, because all I know of is PHF after the People Express debacle...and SRQ-PIT because Allegiant jumped on it and they couldn't compete. Where else did they announce and not start? I am all for small airlines succe...

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by dabpit
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals
Replies: 31
Views: 2162

Re: DL new requirements for service/emotional support animals

Finally! Thank you Delta, things have gotten out of hand with "emotional support" animals and it gives a really bad rep to the real service animals and those that need them.

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by dabpit
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Announces ALB/HPN/PHF to MYR
Replies: 16
Views: 1872

Re: Elite Announces ALB/HPN/PHF to MYR

They tend to announce routes and then drop them before not long after the announcement is made. They are not worth booking a flight on because of the lack of commitment to any route announced.

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by dabpit
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier and Volaris to Codeshare!
Replies: 5
Views: 1286

Re: Frontier and Volaris to Codeshare!

Fantastic news! Now, which routes will we see added from F9 and Y4?

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by dabpit
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

GOL has announced a return to MCO starting Novemeber 4th, 2018 to BSB and FOR.

G3 7600 BSB 0950 MCO 1450
G3 7601 MCO 2130 BSB 0820 +1

G3 7654 FOR 0835 MCO 1425
G3 7655 MCO 2145 FOR 0715 +1

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by dabpit
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Air 737-400 Ottawa to Iqaluit
Replies: 16
Views: 6038

Re: First Air 737-400 Ottawa to Iqaluit

Excellent trip report! I was in YFB but flew Canadian North on the Combi and the service was basically the same. Hopefully one day I can get back up to YFB.

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by dabpit
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread 2018

727LOVER wrote:
Apparently not....Elite Airways has yanked PIT

W O W.....just like that !

Not surprised....Elite has a history of yanking service not long after they announce it.

It is never worth booking a flight with Elite since this happens often with them.

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by dabpit
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Allegiant
Replies: 105
Views: 11723

Re: What is next for Allegiant

There will be NO international flight to AZA unless the new terminal is built with FIS. AZA has no FIS facility other than for GA flights.

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by dabpit
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Is there a market in FL to these destinations? Snowbirds? The reason I ask is because G4 does not do connections............Normally. That may change for international destinations. Folks here still like to vacation and all of those markets have resorts. If service was started it would only be once...

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by dabpit
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread 2018

Here I go with the broken record of *if PIT were to win HQ2* but... I have to imagine air cargo would get a big boost. If Prime Air were to come to PIT, would there be enough room for them or other carriers? The north side of the complex seems to get a bit crowded with 5X using their two spaces and...

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by dabpit
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 192
Views: 14091

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Happy new year. It's time for a new thread. I have moved one post accordingly into this thread. Link to previous thread: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1337303&p=18973807#p18973807 Starting to get annoying with mods starting new threads and closing old ones just because it is 2018. But anyway.... Here...

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by dabpit
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1012
Views: 97688

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread 2018

To add to the predictions for 2018: 1) WOWair announces daily flights for the peak season 2) As much as everyone wants Norwegian or Aer Lingus to give DUB a go, my bet is WOWair (if there is any truth to them wanting to open a hub somewhere other than KEF) 3) NK will announce at least a few of these...

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by dabpit
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando/Stanford Airport $43 Million dollar expansion
Replies: 22
Views: 4180

Re: Orlando/Stanford Airport $43 Million dollar expansion

I would look for one or more carrier(s) to start service at SFB next year.

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by dabpit
Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC
Replies: 52
Views: 10179

Re: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC

alan3 wrote:
We should note that none of the ULCC carriers in the US (Allegiant, Spirit, Frontier) fly to Canada either.

Not correct, starting May 31, 2018, Frontier will start flying DEN-YYC.

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by dabpit
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread 2016-2017
Replies: 1198
Views: 148939

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread Part 34

http://pittransformed.com/wp-content/up ... IMIZED.pdf
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PITflier wrote:
Does anyone have a link to the master plan update? I can't seem to find it online anywhere.

http://pittransformed.com/wp-content/up ... IMIZED.pdf

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by dabpit
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33161

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

william wrote:
So Airside 4 keeps its Customs facilities?

That is correct.

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by dabpit
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33161

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

Again, so when JetBlue moves and the Intl' ops move over to C, who is going to expand or back fill the gates at the Airsides? See My educated predictions below (posted before but with modifications now): Here are my picks for placement when C opens: AS1 - Air Canada, Alaska/Virgin America, Bahamasa...

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by dabpit
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33161

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

Question for MCO knowledgable: There is a thread about MIA-Tokyo/far east like every 2 months. I was wondering if MCO has regular talks with far east carriers. Are there no talks or is th Orlando crowd just not as fervent. I would love so see Saudi back I am sure MCO has talks with far East carrier...

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by dabpit
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33161

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

william wrote:
How? I yet to see a rendering of that.

The airport had a presentation on their website for a long time regarding the new South Terminal. I will look for it again and try to post.

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by dabpit
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33161

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

LATAM will be adding service from MCO to Fortaleza, Brazil. No start date has been given yet. With this new service, MCO will have serve 6 cities in Brazil. AD: VCP, REC, CNF DL: GRU LATAM: GRU, GIG, FOR Hopefully, we will see BSB (LATAM or DL) added back soon. It would be nice to see service added ...

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