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by ty97
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 279
Views: 16634

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Lots of diversion to upstate NY from NYC area this morning. Especially SYR, but ALB and BUF getting in on the action as well.

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by ty97
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/1/2018: UA Ends CLE-MKE;BA Suspends OAK-LGW Until 4/19; AA Drops DFW-UIO, MIA-CNF
Replies: 60
Views: 11131

Re: OAG Changes 4/1/2018: UA Ends CLE-MKE;BA Suspends OAK-LGW Until 4/19; AA Drops DFW-UIO, MIA-CNF

*AA DCA-RSW AUG 1.0>0.6 SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0.4 Pretty sure this route is seasonal. No idea why they'd keep running it in August and then drop it for the Fall. AA JFK-AUS SEP 1.0>2 OCT 1.0>2 NOV 1.0>2 DEC 1.0>2 Interesting add. One of the reasons I moved from AA to DL a couple of ...

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by ty97
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 11664

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

is american considering adding CLT and or DCA service at SWF? most other airports in the area have these routes, and SWF has capacity to expand, so I am not sure why they have such little service to major domestic airports. The airport definitely has the capacity but the demand just doesn't seem to...

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by ty97
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: March 12/13 Nor'easter's Impact On Aviation
Replies: 9
Views: 1162

Re: March 12/13 Nor'easter's Impact On Aviation

A week later, but for tomorrow’s storm (snow is expected from dawn until midnight in NYC), has any airline announced that it won’t pre-emptively cancel the entire slate of flights? A repeat of January’s meltdown isn’t needed again. By departures, cancellations for tomorrow as of 5:37pm ET: EWR 41% ...

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by ty97
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United suspends new reservations for pets in cargo hold
Replies: 22
Views: 2951

United suspends new reservations for pets in cargo hold

https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireSt ... itter_abcn
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Temporary suspension while they complete review of pet policies.

Does not impact in-cabin pets.

https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireSt ... itter_abcn

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by ty97
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: DL and AA exchange JFK and LGA slots
Replies: 51
Views: 5714

Re: DL/AA: Why not a LGA-JFK slot swap?

One could wonder if a joint proposal from American and Delta to end the perimeter rule at LGA combined with a slot swap, so that the slot share of American at LGA increases to the equivalent of United at EWR, while Delta moves most operations to JFK, wouldn't make sense. LGA is the preferred O&...

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by ty97
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North East Winter Storm Quinn, What Happened to JetBlue?
Replies: 12
Views: 1927

Re: North East Winter Storm Quinn, What Happened to JetBlue?

From what I saw, Jetblue proactively canceled early because of the forecast. As of late Tuesday afternoon, Jetblue had already canceled 422 flights (41% of schedule) systemwide based on storm forecasts.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

EI105 to JFK took off a little before EI119, and it appears that DL45 has pushed (likely getting de-iced). The EY flight looks like it is back on track to land at DUB.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

I'm a bit confused as to what's going on at DUB now. It doesn't appear to have snowed in the last while, but nothing is landing. EI105 did recently take off, but the inbound EY41 has started circling over the Irish Sea, much like QR did before they diverted earlier. And UA 23 that went to BRU has no...

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Meanwhile the (few) inbounds seem to be circling again, there are still diverted planes at SNN and BFS and no idea if that UA plane is ever getting back from BRU.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

RyanAir tweeted that they have canceled all flights in and out of Dublin for the day.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Airport operations on hold again as they clear the runway again. Diversions occurring, some planes holding and trying to wait it out.

EI136 BOS-DUB which diverted to SNN early this morning is now re-diverting to SNN.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

LH976 from FRA diverting to MAN reportedly.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

EY45 on final, at last, after a whole bunch of circling. UA23 is headed for BRU.

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

EY45 still circling, has been for along time. UA23 did one loop over central Ireland and is now over Great Britain. Going to LHR perhaps?

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by ty97
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 10466

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

Airport authority appears to be working to get the runways and taxiways cleared, but not departures/arrivals as of right now. EI100 (EWR), EI136 (BOS), EI104 (JFK), EI130 (BDL) all went to Shannon. Looks like ET504 (ADD) did as well. EY45 (AUH) has been circling for quite sometime near DUB. UA23 (EW...

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by ty97
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow due in UK from mid-week.
Replies: 87
Views: 11342

Re: Snow due in UK from mid-week.

Never forget when i was stuck 4 days at LHR december 2010 because of 5 inches of snow.... I was in Stockholm trying to get home to the US when that ensued. Sat at ARN for hours upon hours waiting for our inbound plane to arrive, until it eventually canceled ever leaving from LHR to ARN. Thankfully ...

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by ty97
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Just Upset Its Customers In a Way No Airline May Have Done Before
Replies: 24
Views: 7044

Re: American Airlines Just Upset Its Customers In a Way No Airline May Have Done Before

The only thing that has every bothered me about that video (not offended me, not even annoyed me, just thought it was a bad idea and a waste of time) was after the intro when the narrator says to follow her and she'll get us on our way and then we watch her just walk through a corridor for 15-20 sec...

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by ty97
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A319 DFW-SBA pictures?
Replies: 30
Views: 5777

Re: DFW-SBA PICS

Not to say that there won't ever be an LAA 319 on that route from time to time, but it is actually scheduled as an LUS 319 as there is still a differentiation between LUS standard, LUS EOW, and LAA 319s. Is there a way to tell that when booking on AA's website, or is it info that is only available ...

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by ty97
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: will DL restart JFK-Asia on the A350?
Replies: 17
Views: 2005

Re: Question: will DL restart JFK-Asia on the A350?

IF DL ever adds back JFK-Asia, it seems pretty certain it would be an ICN flight at this point, but with the KE JV imminent (if not already implemented?) DL probably doesn't feel the need. As convenient as the NRT flight was for me, I don't see it coming back with the continuing drawdown of the NRT ...

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by ty97
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 11932

Re: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes

It’s peak Presidents Day recess. Whole NE is off and in Florida. Probably not best time to look at FL frequencies as they will be at their highest now. To do a better comparison you should take a shoulder month and compare schedules. I imagine MCO for seats, LGA for flights. Eh, DL is pretty consis...

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by ty97
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA5034 Divert to IAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1026

Re: AA5034 Divert to IAD

looks to be a weather diversion (stiff winds at DCA right now)

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by ty97
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 31183

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

Oh, sorry, I didn’t mean to put you on the defensive. The sarcasm comes natural with me, I’m afraid. It can be hard to tell with writing! I wish they’d develop a “don’t take this seriously” font, y’know? It’s all good. It’s just some people on this site get really defensive and snarky when a new id...

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by ty97
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PDT DASH-8-300 Last Day 7-4-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 4532

Re: PDT DASH-8-300 LAST DAY 7-4-2018

N8665A wrote:
I just checked American's schedule online. They're still showing Dash 8 ops at least until into January 2019, unless the publicly available schedule has yet to be updated.


AA only 'locks' their schedule about 3-4 months out. Anything beyond that is the placeholder schedule and can (will) change.

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by ty97
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yet another emotional support animal controversy - Spirit vs. Hamster
Replies: 78
Views: 7294

Re: Yet another emotional support animal controversy - Spirit vs. Hamster

This doesn't sound like a registered emotional support animal.

Regardless, why is this woman not under arrest after confessing to flushing the hamster?

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by ty97
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 31183

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

malev2012 wrote:
These routes are either currently well served (SEA, PDX, DTW) or just odd PVD, JAX, OMA, MKE?


Some odd ones certainly but if they only run 2 days a week like a lot routes do, perhaps they can work?

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by ty97
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 31183

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

Delta VP Erik Snell is at the meeting and just announced the sky club. Most likely that was the "big announcement", very disappointing. Very disappointing indeed. Still interesting that DL would introduce a SkyClub with a sky deck at an out station. I'm still crossing my fingers that DL h...

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by ty97
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 31183

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

IF DL has some expansion plans for AUS, as I tend to think they do, it seems a bit early for them to announce them. The new gates won't come on-line until 2019, which is the earliest opportunity that DL will have to add gate space, which they will need if they intend to expand operations. Airlines ...

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by ty97
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL1057 Emergency Ohare
Replies: 6
Views: 3012

Re: AAL1057 Emergency Ohare

hydraulic issue

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by ty97
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 404
Views: 31183

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

IF DL has some expansion plans for AUS, as I tend to think they do, it seems a bit early for them to announce them. The new gates won't come on-line until 2019, which is the earliest opportunity that DL will have to add gate space, which they will need if they intend to expand operations. Airlines d...

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by ty97
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 29639

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 5658609665

FAA has now issued a NOTAM as a result of the backlog for Terminals 1, 4, and 7

https://twitter.com/AirlineFlyer/status ... 2598676486
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FR24 reported earlier than some international flights are waiting 2-4 hours for a gate at JFK.

https://twitter.com/flightradar24/statu ... 5658609665

FAA has now issued a NOTAM as a result of the backlog for Terminals 1, 4, and 7

https://twitter.com/AirlineFlyer/status ... 2598676486

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by ty97
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 11664

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

Very surprised JFK has gone this long with a big huge space where T3 used to be. Yes, these things cost money and the PA has a lot of other things on the table right now, but I suspect we may have to wait 10 years before we'll have construction crews on site making major changes between 1 & 4. ...

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by ty97
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 29639

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

TWA902fly wrote:
AA105 LHR-JFK headed to RDU


RDU instead of CLT? Strange.

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by ty97
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 29639

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

fly.faa.gov now shows estimated reopening times (subject to further changes) of 8pm ET for JFK and 6pm ET for LGA.

The JFK diversions are quite likely going to have process immigrations where they landed. Not sure those planes are making it to JFK today.

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by ty97
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 29639

Re: Empty skies over BOS-EWR-JFK

SIA going to SWF and Norwegian into ALB is piss poor planning by the airlines and/or incompetent captains. During a major snow storm, you want to divert to an airport that can handle both the aircraft and the people especially if the flight crew times out waiting for the weather to clear. SWF and A...

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by ty97
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No RSW Transcon Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5918

Re: No RSW Transcon Flights

My home airport is CMH, John Glenn/Port Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. As an aside, I can't get a non-stop to RSW either. WN flies CMH-RSW non stop. I believe DL (Connection) was winter seasonal CMH-RSW non-stops as well, but that may be Saturday only service and I'm not sure how...

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by ty97
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No RSW Transcon Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5918

Re: No RSW Transcon Flights

I didnt realize it did that much business.. I've NEVER encountered the levels of people going to and fro in the main concourse (pre-security) that I have in IND, PIT or PBI. I wonder if that would be due to its broad, open, non cluttered layout? I'm usually there in December and although my flight ...

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by ty97
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No RSW Transcon Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5918

Re: No RSW Transcon Flights

I like how people knock RSW because it “can’t even have daily service to Europe”. I think it’s pretty impressive that a market like Fort Myers can sustain year round transatlantic service 3-4 days a week at all... which is has done for over 20 years. I've always been impressed by the German flights...

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by ty97
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No RSW Transcon Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5918

Re: No RSW Transcon Flights

It's primarily a region that attracts visitors from the Midwest and the East coast. And Germany (hence the airBerlin and soon Eurowings service). The region is primarily a retiree and vacationer place; besides that, it doesnt have much industry/business. People from the West coast dont really go th...

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by ty97
Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15477

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

AA JFK-BOS APR 2>5 Interesting, they slashed it to a meager 1x daily and now they're going to 5x daily? It's only for the month of April (3x A321s, 1x 738s, 1x AX E145). In May it goes back down to 2x daily A321s. AA only 'locks' their schedule about 3-4 months out. This weekend's load was the lock...

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by ty97
Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 12573

Re: Austin Texas Thread 2017

If b6 could secure enough gates, it would be the perfect mid america hub for them. I sure would like to see it as a crew base. There were rumors when they first launched 10+ years ago that they might do this, but they have never expanded service and, in fact, have dropped a flight or two. It seems ...

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by ty97
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 17264

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

usairways85 wrote:
Are there other 140 flights out of JFK? Because there have not been any out of PHL that I've seen in schedules.


I want to say that the 140s were actually retired/ stored / sent to the desert, and are just coming back into the system now.

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by ty97
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-AMS
Replies: 80
Views: 15780

Re: OAG Changes 12/17/2017: AA Adds MIA-BON, AS Shrinks SEA-LAX/SFO, DL Shrinks in LAX; DY Drops BOS-CPH/OSL, Adds JFK-

AA JFK-PHL is lot squatting, plain and simple. IMO, a JFK-PHL connection, particularly timed for Europe connections in PHL, makes a ton of sense. But 6 daily on 44-seat ERJ-140s? That's slot squatting. Pathetic move by AA who doesn't seems to have a clue how to operate in the #1 market in the countr...

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by ty97
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6510

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

lesfalls wrote:
Seems that IG is starting MXP-JFK daily effective June 1st and MIA-MXP 4X weekly effective June 8th:

MXP 13:10-JFK 16:00 Daily
JFK 20:30-MXP 10:30 Daily


I'll guess that it is related to the slots they have, but a 4.5 hour turn at JFL feels very excessive.

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by ty97
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 17264

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

WHOA! DFW-EYW is coming in? Not TOTALLY surprised, but at the same time they've been sticking with MIA-EYW only until very recently, and that's only because of the US/AA merger which gave AA their CLT hub. By the way, not seeing that loaded on AA.com yet. I presume we'll these flights get added dur...

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by ty97
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Pre clearance approval for Toronto Billy Bishop (YTZ) and Quebec (YQB)
Replies: 9
Views: 2549

Re: US Pre clearance approval for Toronto Billy Bishop (YTZ) and Quebec (YQB)

YTZ is awesome news. Would love to see Porter at LGA, though not sure where they would get the slots.

Wonder if AC will move some of their LGA-YYZ to LGA-YTZ?

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by ty97
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AA Restrict The Backwards/Forwards J 772s To JFK-LHR
Replies: 17
Views: 5013

Re: Does AA Restrict The Backwards/Forwards J 772s To JFK-LHR

You're welcome! I believe AA does show the backward/forward facing seats when they plan to operate a flight with a Zodiac-equipped 772. But equipment changes are always possible. For example, go to https://www.aa.com/travelInformation/flights/schedule and search ORD-LHR on 12/22. Then, for flight 86...

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by ty97
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AA Restrict The Backwards/Forwards J 772s To JFK-LHR
Replies: 17
Views: 5013

Re: Does AA Restrict The Backwards/Forwards J 772s To JFK-LHR

The 772s with the forward/rear configuration in J use the Zodiac seat. There are 19 in the fleet and they are not restricted to JFK-LHR or even to JFK as there are simply too many of them to limit to JFK. These are the tail numbers and either the flight they are flying at this current moment or, if ...

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by ty97
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline relocation at LGA 12/9
Replies: 42
Views: 10738

Re: Airline relocation at LGA 12/9

F27500 wrote:
Where does Frontier fly from LGA ?


ATL, CVG, DEN, MIA I believe but not 100% certain.

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by ty97
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline relocation at LGA 12/9
Replies: 42
Views: 10738

Re: Big night at LGA

Six gates at the MAT between B6 and AS seems like rather low gate utilization for a total of 21 flights. PANYNJ couldn't fit F9 over there? I'm wondering if they are limited by available check-in space and could not fit three airlines pre-security? After moving BOS to C a view years ago, I think DL...

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