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by FA9295
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline IAH-LAX
Replies: 5
Views: 832

Re: AA Mainline IAH-LAX

Two A319s have already been operating on LAX-IAH as AA1784 and AA1992.

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1606
Views: 91966

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

southwest1675 wrote:
I’m really starting to wonder if BNA-PDX will ever happen.

It bothers me to no end that SEA has up to FOUR flights a day to BNA, and PDX has ZERO. Simply ridiculous. (2x AS, 1x DL, 1x WN in the summer months).

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair long haul routes
Replies: 63
Views: 9916

Re: Finnair long haul routes

wedgetail737 wrote:
With the partnership with AS, I'm hoping someday Finnair will return to SEA.

That's a good possibility. Although, I think they would want to start LAX before SEA.

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X looks at US West Coast
Replies: 47
Views: 4362

Re: Air Asia X looks at US West Coast

monomojo wrote:
Midwest2K wrote:
7673mech wrote:

No Miami??? :-)


Or ATL, AUS, BNA, BOS, CLE, CLT, CMH, CVG, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAD, IAH, IND, JFK, MCI, MSP, ORD, PHL, PIT, RDU, STL, or the airport of the week.


woohoo, let's talk MCO!

You're forgetting about the infamous XNA! ;)

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X looks at US West Coast
Replies: 47
Views: 4362

Re: Air Asia X looks at US West Coast

For those of you who are mentioning YVR, the title of this thread clearly says "US West Coast". That consists of SEA, PDX, LAS, RNO, SFO/SJC/OAK/SMF, LAX/ONT, SAN As for what I think are likely and unlikely to happen: - Some people on here have mentioned LAS. I think this could work, and I...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 920
Views: 74074

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

OAG 8/19/2018: AA CLT-PDX DEC 1.9>1.5[1.8] AA ORD-PDX DEC 2>1.9[1.5] AS OAK-PDX JAN 3>2[2] FEB 3>2[2] AS PDX-PSP JAN 1.4>2[1.1] FEB 1.3>2[1.3] MAR 1.3>2[1.8] APR 1.3>2[2] AS PDX-RNO JAN 2>3[3] FEB 2>3[2] MAR 2>3[2] APR 2>3[3] MAY 2>3[3] AS PDX-TUS JAN 1.0>1.8[1.0] FEB 1.0>2[1.0] MAR 1.0>1.3[1.0] DL...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wikipedia Now Proposing & Discussing Eliminating Airport Destinations Table
Replies: 40
Views: 3370

Re: Wikipedia Now Proposing & Discussing Eliminating Airport Destinations Table

Found this out when I saw TPA's Airport Wikipedia article had the destinations table eliminated. Followed by another user saying no consensus has yet been made on the change yet. The table to me is really useful, from everything from real life to a flight simulator tool. It's cool and interesting t...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wikipedia Now Proposing & Discussing Eliminating Airport Destinations Table
Replies: 40
Views: 3370

Re: Wikipedia Now Proposing & Discussing Eliminating Airport Destinations Table

Shouldn't flightradar24 flight history, in theory, be proof that an airline regularly operates a route, and as the data is all factual, is that not a valid source? In theory, you're absolutely correct. But per Wikipedia guidelines, sources need to be things such as news articles and official press ...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wikipedia Now Proposing & Discussing Eliminating Airport Destinations Table
Replies: 40
Views: 3370

Re: Wikipedia Now Proposing & Discussing Eliminating Airport Destinations Table

As a frequent Wikipedia user/editor, the problem with using Wikipedia to add/remove destinations is that it's hard to keep the tables themselves up to date, since probably less than 25% of destinations listed there actually have obtainable online sources, especially for regional airlines such as Sky...

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by FA9295
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 920
Views: 74074

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

I hear a buzz around from the Port of Portland folks that is sounds like NCA (Nippon Cargo Airlines) will be starting freighter service to PDX. If this is true, what a great addition. I do know for certain that the Port's air recruiting people did a proposal for service with ANA which owns NCA to s...

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by FA9295
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 920
Views: 74074

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

For the past couple days, Hawaiian's HNL-PDX-HNL has been on the A330 again. Oddly enough, when I look at the seat map for tomorrow's PDX-HNL flight, the seat map looks substantially full...

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL becoming all-E175 for AS in November
Replies: 69
Views: 8688

Re: DAL becoming all-E175 for AS in November

They just need to pull out of DAL so WN can run more full 738's outta here. I’m sure helping a competitor fill more planes at an airport they already dominate is a top priority for AS... Especially if it's WN. AS won't make it that easy. Agreed with others, that the 320's are best used elsewhere du...

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will supersede the Boeing 717
Replies: 78
Views: 9347

Re: What will supersede the Boeing 717

Airbus A220 and Embraer E190 jets would be the most likely replacements, IMO.

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 448
Views: 47124

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Any updates on the schedule extension? I previously saw on this thread that it was supposed to be today...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 310
Views: 26436

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

So, does F9 plan or announced service to Costa Rica cause it’s now showing up on the map. Not any service there but the country showing up. Anyone think some new Cemtral American routes might be coming? Think any could come from RDU? Frontier just launched a huge partnership/codeshare network with ...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Toronto Pearson YYZ Routes
Replies: 78
Views: 7519

Re: Future Toronto Pearson YYZ Routes

I see more thin routes to more cities in the US, perhaps the all-year PDX flight that others are talking about. Yes, I'd love for this route to go year-round! However, I don't think this is in the future for AC, as I've heard from others that this route is mainly in place to take in some of the PDX...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Total comm failure at Amsterdam Schiphol
Replies: 8
Views: 2969

Re: Total comm failure at Amsterdam Schiphol

FriscoHeavy wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
That's bad timing at the peak of the summer season. If i'd guess they'll handle about 150.00 passengers today, even half of that is a lot if non depart.


Handle 150 passengers today? That's equivalent to about 1 flight on a 737.

Did you mean 150,000?

Yes, I'm sure that's what they meant... :D

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 257
Views: 19695

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

Over the last four to five years of traveling through SEA, I am truly amazed at the volume of traffic that goes through that airport today. Queues can be quite a pain sometimes, but it's just cool to see such a crowded airport. It's kind of fun to watch! I agree. SEA is definitely one of the fastes...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 257
Views: 19695

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

Oh interesting, I was checking the wrong days I guess (I was trying to book for a Friday which they operate in the summer). But I don't see anything on Wed, Monday and Saturday work fine. Reduced to 2 weekly? I am still finding it on Wednesday. It's still 3x weekly, no change. I noticed on Google F...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 60
Views: 4795

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

Maybe a less than daily flight to JFK...? Other than that, I don't think anything else could successfully work right now...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia route expansion?
Replies: 127
Views: 9946

Re: Philadelphia route expansion?

Convert PHL-PDX to year-round/daily service. Not sure why it's still seasonal. Both AS and AA have had great LF's on that route...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321XLR: Seattle-Asia?
Replies: 53
Views: 8727

Re: A321XLR: Seattle-Asia?

I'm sure it's possible, but there would be lots of weight restrictions, making the yields absolutely terrible.

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY adds BNA.
Replies: 26
Views: 2549

Re: SY adds BNA.

ScottB wrote:
BTVB6Flyer wrote:
Sun Country service in Nashville:


At least passengers will be able to book a ticket on WN when SY strands them due to "end-of-season."

:lol: :rotfl:

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 920
Views: 74074

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

HA25 PDX-HNL was delayed for almost 17 hours yesterday; left PDX at 1:35 AM: https://www.google.com/search?q=Hawaiian+Airlines+25&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS761US761&oq=Hawaiian+Airlines+25&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Ouch! Definitely not a good way to start off a Hawai...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?
Replies: 6
Views: 1807

Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?

Per FlightAware: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N828AX N828AX has been flying some Aer Lingus flights to/from DUB (Dublin, Ireland) including their DUB-DFW and DUB-BOS routes. Does anyone know how long they've been leasing these aircraft for? FlightAware says that N828AX is an A330, but it's ac...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 1021 SYR-MCO
Replies: 26
Views: 2244

Re: F9 1021 SYR-MCO

Heh... that's not a good way to start off an inaugural flight!

My guess would be thunderstorms in the area got the flight cancelled. But then again, most flights just end up getting delayed until the storm is over, so who knows...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 920
Views: 74074

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

OAG 8/12/2018:

AA DFW-PDX JAN 5>4[3] FEB 5>4[3]
DL PDX-SEA JAN 6>7[6] FEB 6>7[6]
F9 DEN-PDX NOV 0.8>1.6[1.6] DEC 0>1.4[1.0] JAN 0>1.4[1.0] FEB 0>0.7[1.0]

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Retro Liveries
Replies: 8
Views: 1042

Re: Alaska Retro Liveries

It could happen. Although, I don't know why they would want to re-paint any of their older regional aircraft if they're already going to get retired soon...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2804

Re: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019

BenflysDTW wrote:
I would also like to see a few flights a week to SEA on KL metal.

I could see that happening in the future. If KL can serve SLC, then they could probably serve SEA as well (granted, DL already has more AMS flights out of SEA than SLC does).

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 63
Views: 3390

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

santi319 wrote:
Its funny how Americans will push mental evaluations on mechanics due to a once in a lifetime incident, but completely ignore Gun regulations.... its so interesting to me the way that works... cant make this up

:checkmark: ^^^THIS^^^

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help me understand this FlightAware entry
Replies: 5
Views: 1176

Re: Help me understand this FlightAware entry

Cubsrule wrote:
alasizon wrote:
Flightaware is the least accurate of all sites.


That depends on the part of the world in question. It’s accurate to the minute in the States.

Even in the states, FlightAware can sometimes be a bit off. Flightradar24 is the best resource IMO.

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The UA MAX 9 and OGG and SNA
Replies: 11
Views: 3104

Re: The UA MAX 9 and OGG and SNA

It's going to start flying to OGG in the next few months, so I'd say yes, the 7M9 is capable of flying there. As for SNA, I doubt it, but you never know. Right now, UA's 7M9s are primarily on routes to/from IAH as well as SFO/LAX to Hawaii. I think there's a good possibility that at least one of UA...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation
Replies: 36
Views: 3936

Re: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation

All of their scheduled service is on the ERJ-145's. Is the rest charter? Yes, the EMB-120's and Citations are only used for charters. However, I rarely see them even flying anymore. I think they started having trouble getting parts for the EMB-120's (I think the freight operators out west snatch th...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation
Replies: 36
Views: 3936

Re: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation

Can someone provide a synopsis of ViaAir? I've never heard of them....and those fliers probably wished they never had either. They're kind of similar to OneJet (if you've heard of them). As others have already said, the DOT will give the airline a huge fine for that... Does anyone know if SY receiv...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 26481

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

PDXPOL wrote:
I also believe you will see Paris, via Air France.

I think DL would be more likely to launch PDX-CDG than AF.

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 2866 headed back to SEA. Anyone know why?
Replies: 6
Views: 2045

Re: DL 2866 headed back to SEA. Anyone know why?

My guess would be for a technical reason, although this early it's hard to know why.... unless you're a passenger on that flight of course... :D

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 920
Views: 74074

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

PDX757 wrote:
Just caught glimpse of a landing Canadian Air Force A310 from my work. Any ideas who’s coming to town?

Were you able to catch the aircraft's registration by chance? If so, you can always just search that up on flightaware...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018
Replies: 221
Views: 16009

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018

Still waiting on PDX...? C'mon AS... Although, they just added a second SEA flight (red-eye SEA departure, early morning TPA departure) so that's probably not going to happen for quite awhile now...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another carrier resuming TPE - this time, BI - who next?
Replies: 12
Views: 1969

Re: Another carrier resuming TPE - this time, BI - who next?

I wouldn't be too surprised to see QF run an A330 on SYD-TPE.

Also maybe Qatar to DOH...?

Ethiopian to ADD (maybe with a stop at a different airport)...?

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 26481

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I'm surprised at no BA PDX-LHR. Why? (1) PDX-LHR is in no way a particularly large LON market, (2) it already has a full-service airline offering the LHR route nonstop, and (3) Portland also has multiple other European nonstops which would compete against it for connections. It's not to say that BA...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?
Replies: 36
Views: 5668

Re: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?

I was sure they flew from LAX, but apparently only from LGB. A majority of the airplanes we fly into LAX are Mint configured A321's, so there's no way to make that profitable. And LGB-SFO is or will be dramatically reduced. I wish JetBlue could make it work on the west coast, but they're perfectly ...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 448
Views: 47124

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2018/08/07/southwest-airlines-has-no-plans-service-palm-springs-airport/927600002/ This article was released today, saying that Southwest will not be serving PSP anytime soon. I swear there's been threads popping up left and right about people wondering ...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 448
Views: 47124

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Any plans for additional service to PDX. I flew into my new home airport Sunday night. Place was crazy busy at 12:30AM. Seems PDX has a lot of redeye departures, as well as a lot of flights that come in at the same hour. Saw a few 800's at the gates, including the one I was on. I realize it is prob...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone ever flown rare types?
Replies: 111
Views: 2982

Re: Anyone ever flown rare types?

How about the MD90? Sure it’s still operated by DL but there were only 116 ever built. Flew one SLC-PDX in the mid 2000s, just like an MD80 series but MUCH quieter! Bae 146? Also not many built, 387 in all (including RJ85/100) Flew one ORD-ATW-ORD in the early 2000s. Sat right at the wing, the high...

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