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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B767 with fake chevrons on engines
Replies: 25
Views: 8397

Re: B767 with fake chevrons on engines

Jayafe wrote:
Really sad decision. Maybe something dumb, but would have helped to be part of "Boeing's sign" and make their planes different.

Isn't this just a GE thing. What goes Boeing have to do with it?

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Northeast Airlines?
Replies: 19
Views: 3023

Re: New Northeast Airlines?

Delta has JFK and LGA solid, United has EWR solid and Delta again has BOS solid. I wish them the best of luck but I highly doubt they will go anywhere. WHAT about MHT no one has any base there, WN FLIES the most out of there but Northeast could use MHT HAS A HUB AND HELP grow MHT STILL A GROWING AI...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last AA (Piedmont) Dash8-100 flight 11/29
Replies: 11
Views: 1540

Re: Last AA (Piedmont) Dash8-100 flight 11/29

sagechan wrote:
I'll miss the baby Dash, much better than a crj up to about 250 miles.

How so? It's loud and so short. It's like 6 rows.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?
Replies: 46
Views: 6433

Re: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?

Antarius wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
Here in America we smile and we don't have rulers. What is this the 1400s.


False.

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Better get ride of tose meanigless numbers on the bottom!

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?
Replies: 46
Views: 6433

Re: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?

Here in America we smile and we don't have rulers. What is this the 1400s.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK pilots to vote on strike option
Replies: 14
Views: 2549

Re: NK pilots to vote on strike option

Nothing more than the next step in the long, drawn out contract process that the RLA promotes. Purely a symbolic vote at this point. They would need an impasse declared, and released by the NMB before this vote has any meaning. Among 'major' U.S. air carriers - a level set by the FAA as operating r...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?
Replies: 46
Views: 6433

Re: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?

Well, maybe he should enjoy the local beer. Would help him to look much better on the photos than this... http://static.gulfnews.com/polopoly_fs/1.2074212!/image/1214772307.jpg P.S. -- I agree, the Sheik needs a beer! Relax dude, you're on a tour of the A380 factory! How can you not be smiling? A l...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...
Replies: 34
Views: 6703

Re: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...

Is it common to make such long non revenue ferry flights for maintenance? Back in the 1970's, when Braniff had only 1 747 (N601BN) at the time, they would ferry the 747 from DAL to LAX for maintenance. They would let Braniff employees and their families non-rev on the flight. The flight would board...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales
Replies: 23
Views: 324

Re: Rise in passenger arrests prompts Ryanair call for curb on pre-flight drinking

thaiflyer wrote:
No alcohol in the morning makes maybe sense for holiday charters but for other travelers the morning can be a evening for their body clock and travel schedule.

Some people are just afraid to fly and a bloody mary or two can help relax.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CalJet by Elite Airways to Start CLD-LAS flights
Replies: 11
Views: 1440

Re: CalJet by Elite Airways to Start CLD-LAS flights

These flights are not showing in the GDS.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CalJet by Elite Airways to Start CLD-LAS flights
Replies: 11
Views: 1440

Re: CalJet by Elite Airways to Start CLD-LAS flights

mtnwest1979 wrote:
Certainly not a very business friendly schedule. Guess that is not quite what they are after I would hope since whole scheduled day ( 2 rt) runs between 9am and 4pm.
Wish it success

Looks like they are going for day-trippers in both directions.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CalJet by Elite Airways to Start CLD-LAS flights
Replies: 11
Views: 1440

Re: CalJet by Elite Airways to Start CLD-LAS flights

If I am readying this right they are going to have a first class with a dedicated FA so they will have 2 FA on every flight?

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...
Replies: 34
Views: 6703

Re: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...

I was thinking more of shifting a specific fin# around the system/schedule so it ends up close to a maintenance base with minimal ferry distance. not adding a extra scheduled flight. They know when a specific aircraft is due for a check surely they can move it around the system. Say for example Fin...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...
Replies: 34
Views: 6703

Re: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...

Is it common to make such long non revenue ferry flights for maintenance? I know it's not possible to do it all the time but wouldn't it have made more sense to operate it in service from Anchorage or Fairbanks to Seattle then a Seattle to Portland flight? It's normal for airlines with non connecte...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Legacy Carriers 737 MAX TATL?
Replies: 22
Views: 3644

Re: US Legacy Carriers 737 MAX TATL?

DaveFly wrote:
United and Delta have utilized 757s on Transatlantic routes. As the 757s wind down, it's possible that they'd use another narrowbody, namely the 737, on some of those routes.

American uses 757 on PHLAMS

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...
Replies: 34
Views: 6703

Re: Q-400 flying ANC-PDX today...

Thanks Mr. Chugach. Not a big deal, but in my narrow viewpoint, seeing a Q-400 on that long of a leg is fascinating and curious. Very interesting, and again I sure hope the crew had some snacks... Well there are Saab 340s and regular dash 8s that make the trip all the time. Do you think the turbopr...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Korean Commercial Aviation in the New Era
Replies: 34
Views: 5303

Re: North Korean Commercial Aviation in the New Era

If North Korea is toppled there won't be much of a North Korea to fly to.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: Americans are being fed a distorted view of the Open Skies agreement
Replies: 79
Views: 7925

Re: Tim Clark: Americans are being fed a distorted view of the Open Skies agreement

The biggest perk for US3 is at the end of a US3 flight I am in Aspen, Hawaii, or Costa Rica and at the end of a ME3 flight I am in Dubai.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's in store for Cheyenne?
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: What's in store for Cheyenne?

You're never going to get people coming from Loveland, Longmont or Greely going to Cheyenne. It's equidistant or closer to go to DEN and unless you are planning on going to whatever hub that is (ORD, DFW, SLC, LAX etc), then you're going to have to connect vs. potential non-stops from Denver. That,...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express 2017
Replies: 100
Views: 11071

Re: Midwest Express 2017

I like the new livery they have picked out... but a CRJ? They better hope fuel prices are stable then which I think will be the case for awhile since North America has been pumping out more oil as of late and has proven reserves larger than Saudi Arabia. I know this is a pipe dream of mine and has ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express 2017
Replies: 100
Views: 11071

Re: Midwest Express 2017

I like the new livery they have picked out... but a CRJ? They better hope fuel prices are stable then which I think will be the case for awhile since North America has been pumping out more oil as of late and has proven reserves larger than Saudi Arabia. I know this is a pipe dream of mine and has ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Selling Airline Tickets
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: Selling Airline Tickets

You still need an FAA certificate to be a virtual carrier but it is under a different part.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's in store for Cheyenne?
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: What's in store for Cheyenne?

There is an EAS contract on OO less than 50 miles down the road with Jets to DEN. The market is saturated.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN
Replies: 30
Views: 5098

Re: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN

True. KS also served a few small markets in Oregon and surrounding States though. Yes some of which is already serviced by G4 too. Not sure if there are any others in the same boat, but LMT is left without any air service now. Despite having one of the longest runways in the country. LMT is an acti...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL's Patriots Buy Two 767s ?!?
Replies: 144
Views: 21095

Re: NFL's Patriots Buy Two 767s ?!?

And when your private 767 goes tech then what? When your Delta 767 goes tech, delta gives you a new 767 ASAP before winding up on the news.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN
Replies: 30
Views: 5098

Re: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN

I was thinking Alaska since PenAir is also based there and Horizon has props. So could be operated under Horizon. B6, wishful thinking. G4, since they serve a lot of regional airports. AS already concurrently serves some KS markets in Alaska, and could add capacity whenever they wanted. No real nee...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GA plane rear-ends car in Russia
Replies: 11
Views: 1794

Re: GA plane rear-ends car in Russia

KFLLCFII wrote:
tu204 wrote:
P.S. When will people learn to hold their phones horizontally when filming?

When phones begin to ship with their operating systems displayed horizontally by default.

There is no default. It loads whatever direction you're holding it.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN
Replies: 30
Views: 5098

Re: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN

PenAir struggled with crew staffing on their DEN flights. They also had to lease a hangar at Front Range Airport (FTG) due to lack of availability at DEN. I also know that PenAir was having issues getting paid by insurance companies for various maintenance repairs, leading to a parting out of one o...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN
Replies: 30
Views: 5098

Re: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN

MichianaOrthx wrote:
Any chance that we see VC make a play for these routes, and abandon their challenge plagued WV EAS service?

The DOT wouldn't let you just abandon a whole EAS package to do another EAS package.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why 'One World' titles only on a few BA 747-400s
Replies: 16
Views: 3088

Re: Why 'One World' titles only on a few BA 747-400s

I think oneworld were the last alliance to have an alliance livery and I think it came about for the 10th anniversary. Prior to that, they didn't bother - only Star and SkyTeam did it. It certainly stands out because you see a airlines colours looking a bit odd. I can take or leave the livery, but ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir leaving all Non-EAS cities in the lower 48
Replies: 44
Views: 5164

Re: PenAir leaving all Non-EAS cities in the lower 48

It appears Liberal is continuing? Yes, but I just added this since they seem to be asking DOT to find someone else for Scottsbluff and it wouldn't be a shock if they end any other of the DEN toed locations. So how come outfits like Boutique Air can seemingly not have an issue with pilots? Because t...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why 'One World' titles only on a few BA 747-400s
Replies: 16
Views: 3088

Re: Why 'One World' titles only on a few BA 747-400s

Alliance liveries are so stupid. If you fly enough to care about an alliance then you know what airlines you can fly. For everyone else they want to see the airline they are flying.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to commence mainline service to Central Illinois airports
Replies: 33
Views: 5655

Re: Rumor: United to commence mainline service to Central Illinois airports

It could possibly be RONs only with the addition of a late ORD bank. You could use an AC that was going to spend the night at ORD to do a 22:45 departure to SPI, PIA, MLI, BMI or SBN, FWA in Indiana and then do a 5:45-6:00 departure back to ORD in the morning and squeeze a little more revenue out o...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United to commence mainline service to Central Illinois airports
Replies: 33
Views: 5655

Re: Rumor: United to commence mainline service to Central Illinois airports

I like the idea, but I still don't get where the aircraft are coming from. They are taking a couple of additionally A319s, but since the 737-700 order was cancelled I didn't think they would have the aircraft to begin mainline service to all of these new destinations. (MSN, MKE, IND, CVG, MEM etc)....

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir leaving all Non-EAS cities in the lower 48
Replies: 44
Views: 5164

Re: PenAir leaving all Non-EAS cities in the lower 48

You contradict yourself by saying it's a "pay shortage," yet Envoy classes are full. Envoy pilots are not the highest paid in the regional industry. Yep. The funny thing is that after PenAir revised their pay scale a few months ago, they became one of the highest paying regionals. $40/hou...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Continuing Window Shade Saga
Replies: 31
Views: 2318

Re: The Continuing Window Shade Saga

It's not a law to have them open in the us. We are the safest aviation country in the world. In the event of a ground collision follow crew member instructions. Human nature will be the open the shade to see what's going on. Also during taxi all doors are manned by FAs so the risk is mitigated.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir leaving all Non-EAS cities in the lower 48
Replies: 44
Views: 5164

Re: PenAir leaving all Non-EAS cities in the lower 48

Gert ready for much more of this. The pilot shortage is real and will only be getting worse. If Horizon can't fully staff its cockpits, you can't expect PenAir to. It doesn't mater how well-run these carriers are, the planes won't fly themselves. It's a pay shortage, not a pilot shortage. None of t...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK in LAS
Replies: 8
Views: 2226

Re: EK in LAS

KSA charter to Vegas. LMFAO.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue | Full Service Carrier transition ?
Replies: 91
Views: 11600

Re: JetBlue | Full Service Carrier transition ?

What does that even mean? Carriers basically all offer the same thing. Is an Alaska 737 from Seattle to LAX led service than an American e175 operated by a regional on the same route?

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by 32andBelow
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unchecked Airport Workers
Replies: 25
Views: 3282

Re: Unchecked Airport Workers

You'd be surprised that the flight crews that are flying your aircraft and working your flight aren't checked either. They do go through a security checkpoint and have their identity verified and are subject to random searches. But a majority enter though the checkpoint and can walk though without ...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug
Replies: 37
Views: 6946

Re: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug

Its is 100% not a delivery flight to fly an A350 TLS-AMS-JFK. New aircraft are NEVER put into revenue service when being delivered from the manufacturer without being inducted into the airline's maintenance systems, being fitted with airline-owned/installed equipment, and being furnished with passe...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug
Replies: 37
Views: 6946

Re: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug

They have to go through FAA approval before they can even fly it. No chance FAA is going to fly to France to do it.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall
Replies: 82
Views: 8345

Re: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

Here is an idea. How about an ab-intio program for folks who have no hours but have a lot of experience in the airline and aviation field and are willing to learn. I would love to become a pilot but the costs are just too high and you would be pushing up the daisies and saddling the debt on your he...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 30 more markets by 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 8494

Re: AS 30 more markets by 2018

Isn't there some sort of rule against props at SFO? First time I've heard that. If that is true, it was implemented no sooner than 2015 as that is when SkyWest cancelled CIC. IIRC, a number of years ago there was some discussion about limiting the size of aircraft that can serve SFO, as in nothing ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA closing its GRU crew base
Replies: 33
Views: 6051

Re: BA closing its GRU crew base

Why would British airways need crew bases in South America? Dumb dumb.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection/ Key Lime Air ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1409

Re: Denver Air Connection/ Key Lime Air ?

People from small towns ultimately want to connect to the greater national air system. They don't want to go to some 3rd rate airport with no connections.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 30 more markets by 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 8494

Re: AS 30 more markets by 2018o

SFOANCaq, PDXDEN, LAXBOS. IMOn

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First UPS 747-8F in full paint
Replies: 41
Views: 14482

Re: First UPS 747-8F in full paint

UPS is going to need more parking space in ANC!

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska CEO on Airbus
Replies: 241
Views: 34135

Re: Alaska CEO on Airbus

I bet allegiant is salivating at 50+ used 320s that were maintained by a US carrier coming on the market.

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