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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition
Replies: 38
Views: 5193

Re: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition

In September I’m flying DL from the mainland HA and WN inter island then AS back to the mainland then DL back to the east coast can’t wait.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ORD-LAX on June 5th, 2019: Completely on Biofuel
Replies: 33
Views: 4581

Re: United ORD-LAX tomorrow: completely on biofuel

What’s the aircraft type?

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by tomaheath
Fri May 24, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Motley Fool 5.19.2019 - Southwest Inter-Island Service, "doing extraordinarily well."
Replies: 69
Views: 10605

Re: Motley Fool 5.19.2019 - Southwest Inter-Island Service, "doing extraordinarily well."

barney captain wrote:
I've lost count of the number of "thank you's" from the locals while doing the interisland flying - and not just from the passengers - from people on the street.

I always look forward for a comment from you when it comes to Southwest Airlines.

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by tomaheath
Fri May 17, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

EK77WNH wrote:
Just from a quasi-legal perspective, there's no way a Massachusetts agency can run something in New Hampshire.

That’s a good thing.

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by tomaheath
Fri May 17, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Fex180 wrote:
tphuang wrote:
If Massport ever gets control of MHT, it will finally get back some of the services it has lost!


that will be the same day that the Titanic makes it to New York.

As a Manchester resident no thank you to that.

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by tomaheath
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's 737-200s
Replies: 36
Views: 7570

Re: Southwest's 737-200s

I always wondered if a -200 ever came to Manchester?

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by tomaheath
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

noticed in the OAG thread that UA is reducing its new MHT-IAD from 3 to 2 x daily in May. Don't know if that is indicative of anything, but that leaves UA with just 2 daily departures from MHT in May Was told last we that the loads have been in the mid 70s when the route started it was in the 30s a...

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by tomaheath
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/7/2019:AA Further Trims JFK;D8 Suspends PVD-ORK/SNN.SNN-SWF;ET Moves ABJ from EWR to JFK;VC SFB-MOB>BFM
Replies: 71
Views: 11316

Re: OAG Changes 4/7/2019:AA Further Trims JFK;D8 Suspends PVD-ORK/SNN.SNN-SWF;ET Moves ABJ from EWR to JFK;VC SFB-MOB>BF

EK77WNH wrote:
5 is the lightest I’ve seen UA go on BOS-SFO.They may be signaling that there’s too much metal flying between these cities.

Do they still put a 777 in peak season?

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by tomaheath
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737MAX10 fuselage arrives for final assembly
Replies: 96
Views: 17592

Re: First 737MAX10 fuselage arrives for final assembly

It would be nice if UA kept that “ first MAX10” on the side.

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by tomaheath
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favourite 737 generation?
Replies: 35
Views: 2019

Re: Favourite 737 generation?

In this order MAX, Jurassic, NG lastly the classic. 737 is a great aircraft in my opinion both in appearance and capabilities.

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by tomaheath
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1059
Views: 138055

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

From the outside of the tower it certainly seems that way. I flew on G-XLEB BOS-LHR the first spring it was here (2017) and I remember being confused as to why we had to wait 15-20 minutes in position on 15R before we started our takeoff roll. Then I thought more about it and (I believe you all had...

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by tomaheath
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest get final authorization from FAA to begin Hawaii service
Replies: 341
Views: 42847

Re: Southwest get final authorization from FAA to begin Hawaii service

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA6808

Thanks for the link. Hope you get the opportunity to head over soon.
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barney captain wrote:
The first revenue flight is airborne -

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA6808

Thanks for the link. Hope you get the opportunity to head over soon.

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by tomaheath
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NASAs Aviation Safety Reporting System and the MAX.
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: NASAs Aviation Safety Reporting System and the MAX.

The one report with the two pilots that never had a MAX flight before and had a maintenance light laminated why would of they even operated the aircraft if they were unsure of things?

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by tomaheath
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN releases Hawaii for sale
Replies: 79
Views: 6976

Re: WN releases Hawaii for sale

Inter island $49. I’m going there in September been holding back to book inter island flights just for this.

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by tomaheath
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 10 Development Thread
Replies: 3
Views: 1683

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 10 Development Thread

Nicknuzzii wrote:
When will we see the fuselage?

Will it still fit on a rail car?

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by tomaheath
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47523

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

I assume you mean AS is adding SMF-KOA which is already flying (seasonally I believe); if AS is going to fly SMF-LIH, this is the first I've heard of it. bb Yes, you are 100% right. I just assumed it was LIH due to KOA being such a disaster last summer. For this past summer, AS's best markets in th...

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by tomaheath
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47523

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

Are there any photos of the aircraft at OGG or ITO?

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by tomaheath
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47523

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

usflyguy wrote:
wnflyguy wrote:
Test flight number 3 on it's way!

Flyguy


#3?

Out and back would be two flights.

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by tomaheath
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Does UA have there own ground crews at BTV and PWM?

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by tomaheath
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47523

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

Are any of the other stations in Hawaii staffed yet or have signage on equipment yet?

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by tomaheath
Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47523

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

https://twitter.com/ryanpastorino/statu ... 60640?s=21

Wow. Very nice. Thanks for sharing this with us!
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Silver1SWA wrote:
I’m not sure how to post a photo directly to the forum on my phone but here’s a photo I posted to Twitter.

https://twitter.com/ryanpastorino/statu ... 60640?s=21

Wow. Very nice. Thanks for sharing this with us!

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by tomaheath
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN flight makes emergency landing after cabin pressure (failure) leaves passenger bleeding from ears
Replies: 31
Views: 8206

Re: WN flight makes emergency landing after cabin pressure (failure) leaves passenger bleeding from ears

Same 737 the got hit by lightning leaving Manchester last fall.

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by tomaheath
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

What would F9 or NK do for the yields in Manchester? All we would probably get is cheap fares to Florida witch is great but how’d the current airlines react? Same with B6 all we’d get is FLL and MCO probably not much money to be made in that market now if we’d get a few JFK flights that be nice. Wit...

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by tomaheath
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo will retire two more MD-11Fs later in 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 11862

Re: Lufthansa Cargo will retire two more MD-11Fs later in 2019

https://youtu.be/c58evspEf7A?t=56

Nice view of D-ALCN

Tugg

Tugg

Wow. Thanks for that video. Some great entertainment on my lunch break.
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Tugger wrote:
OK, I have to post my favorite view/video ever of a Lufthansa Cargo MD-11:
https://youtu.be/c58evspEf7A?t=56

Nice view of D-ALCN

Tugg

Tugg

Wow. Thanks for that video. Some great entertainment on my lunch break.

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by tomaheath
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.
Replies: 15
Views: 4723

Re: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.

Closed today because of standing water and fog. I would imagine it’ll open back up this weekend with the cold temps coming back.

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by tomaheath
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.
Replies: 15
Views: 4723

Re: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.

So this is how the FAA has been using its resources during the shut down?... Approving ice runways in the backwaters of New Hampshire. I’m sure the airlines have some questions for the FAA as to why they’re spending time approving this and not clearing their new aircraft deliveries. All this in jes...

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by tomaheath
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

The thing about Frontier, at least in my view, is that they aren't reluctant to ditch routes that 'underperform.' The worst case scenario is that Frontier does as people fear...they push JetBlue out. Then, they leave themselves. I kinda feel the same way. Plus they must thrash the yields at the air...

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by tomaheath
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.
Replies: 15
Views: 4723

Re: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.

The FAA approval is the unique part, most lakes freeze; guys put skis on their gear and go flying. I’d love to know what exactly the FAA approved? It’s not like an airline will use it. AK lakes thaw completely so I doubt year round ice runways there. GF There’s a Facebook page ran by the manager th...

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by tomaheath
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.
Replies: 15
Views: 4723

Re: Only FAA approved ice runway in lower 48 now open.

I must say this is a must see if your in the area. I live in NH myself and try to head up every weekend that it’s open.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA off runway at ORD
Replies: 40
Views: 10669

Re: UA off runway at ORD

I guess United has a systemic issue and their safety culture needs to be evaluated. Touche. Not a good week for aviation. Maybe ATC is feeling the stress of working for free? Why would this have anything to do with ATC? It has everything to do with a plane that’s been overstretched that has stupid ...

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by tomaheath
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1059
Views: 138055

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I noticed that AC and AA all moved down some in terminal B ticket counter. What airline will be going into this new space? WN?

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by tomaheath
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 82
Views: 10491

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA

Just listened to the ATC to the sounds of it the ground crews didn’t find it to be good braking conditions.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 196
Views: 24007

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Any plans for WN to add the ability to do multi city itinerary booking? I’d imagine that this would be handy with Hawaii island hopping.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Cleveland and back: ExpressJet dba United Express ERJ-145, BOS-CLE-BOS, September 2018 [lots of pictures]
Replies: 2
Views: 2665

Re: To Cleveland and back: ExpressJet dba United Express ERJ-145, BOS-CLE-BOS, September 2018 [lots of pictures]

You can really tell the difference between the galaxy and the globemaster. Nice little trip report great photos.

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by tomaheath
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2019

I will chime in on my 2019 wish list for MHT. WN restores non stop service MHT-DEN 1 additional daily MDW service or 1 daily MHT-STL and seasonal service MHT-FLL and or MHT-RSW saturday service. AA hopefully is successful on their MHT-ORD service that they add additional frequency. DL 2nd daily MHT...

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by tomaheath
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2019

PVD757 wrote:
FYI: top 10 airports with no PVD nonstop service:

LAX
LAS
SAN
MSY
PHX
BNA
SFO
JAX
AUS
MSP

Where can this information be found? Thanks.

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by tomaheath
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 524
Views: 59892

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2019

My turn.
MHT 2019 perditions/wishlist.

WN- DEN,FLL
AA- larger equipment to ORD, LGA
DL- more frequencies to LGA
UA- ORD,EWR resuming
Long shot B6 NK F9 to MCO,FLL

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by tomaheath
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 81921

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

WN isn’t increasing flights at MHT, but they are increasing seats. The -800s have been exceeding the -700s for awhile now. They maybe increasing seats, but they aren’t increasing the rear ends sitting on them as testified by the stats for this year I believe last year had more daily flights. This w...

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by tomaheath
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC trip suggestions.
Replies: 9
Views: 709

Re: DC trip suggestions.

Thanks for fantastic info everyone very much appreciated! Leaning towards Rosslyn area seems like the prices are more inline with what I was looking for. To the sounds of it weekdays are better to visit if using the metro?

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by tomaheath
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC trip suggestions.
Replies: 9
Views: 709

DC trip suggestions.

Looking into heading to DC at the end of March to use up unused 2018 vacation time. Would like to keep this trip easy and reasonably priced as possible. Planning on three or four nights will be flying into DCA from Manchester, New Hampshire. Was thinking on staying near the airport and taking the bl...

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by tomaheath
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 81921

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

Why do people keep discussing MHT getting international service? It's not going to. Manchester is not an existing port of entry like Portland and Portsmouth are. The federal government has proven stingy about hiring adequate CBP staff at existing ports of entry. The only reason why PSM is an intern...

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by tomaheath
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 81921

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

The airline business is funny and fickle. I really don't believe the name change to 'Manchester-Boston-Regional' had anything to do with its backward slide, nor do I think a new name will help it revive. Airlines do what they do based on things that are more macro than that. However, I'm cautiously...

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by tomaheath
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 81921

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

Ok, so as promised, I figured out how to do the OTP for BDL, file is linked below, data thru September 18 https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nkYoULwkcFR56_tkF5yWodEUSQXpZPR5 Caveats Like any tables from the DOT they have their limits, here's this tables: 1. Data only from Jan 2018, no previous compa...

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by tomaheath
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 81921

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

UPS has been flying 757s between MHT and RFD. So that alone may account for their increase. Within the area of MHT, UPS has opened a giant logistics center that may be why the RFD flight exists. Or it may be entirely coincidental. It may not be a strong limb, but I’ll go out on it anyway: AA will l...

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by tomaheath
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 255
Views: 50526

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

Thanks for the list!

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by tomaheath
Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 81921

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

Thanks again for the awesome info!

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by tomaheath
Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier A320 Loses #2 Engine Cowling Departing LAS
Replies: 30
Views: 8890

Re: Frontier A320 Loses #2 Engine Cowling Departing LAS

Would that engine still be operating or would they had shut it down?

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by tomaheath
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 232275

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

So I finally got a chance to complete an update on my analysis for Massport numbers going all the way back to 1998 (fun task i can tell you copying from PDF's by month) and here it is. Usual formats for reporting (Month, YTD, Year and Rolling), I have run 2 sets of analysis, every year for the last...

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