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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 22
Views: 4476

Re: SAS new livery?

The image looks like it hints at an all-blue or black fuselage, which could look pretty cool. I always welcome new ideas for a livery, so that prospect excites me. However, no text on that page hinted at a new scheme for the fleet, and it almost seemed like that A350 image was inserted at the end as...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 22
Views: 4476

Re: SAS new livery?

Where did this picture come from and what was the context?

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Accra to Washington D.C. - Which Passenger Aircraft Type?
Replies: 2
Views: 545

Re: Accra to Washington D.C. - Which Passenger Aircraft Type?

What's your predicted demand? The flight is out of 757 range, but it seems an A332 (or A338) or a used 763 could fit the bill perfectly. Also couldn't go wrong with a 788.

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by BWIAirport
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

As many saw, the first new-livery E175 has been spotted. Once delivered, it will be the first of 158 ERJ-175 aircraft across all regional operators to sport the new livery. Will be N605UX.

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by BWIAirport
Sun May 26, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

https://twitter.com/flyinghighryan/stat ... 24608?s=21
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An E175 will be the next aircraft to sport the new livery:
https://twitter.com/flyinghighryan/stat ... 24608?s=21

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by BWIAirport
Fri May 24, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA
Replies: 82
Views: 16389

Re: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA

Can we presume that BWI wasn't an option over DCA? Was BWI under the same storm warnings that IAD was? Actually, now that I read that (1) it was a 757 and (2) UA167 had already attempted an approach to IAD, I probably answered my own question. But, I guess my question would be if an approach was no...

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by BWIAirport
Thu May 09, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 198
Views: 23469

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just booked a spring break trip: March 4 WN901 BWI-TPA March 9 WN5639 TPA-BWI Of course you can never be sure of the equipment, but I hope to luck out and fly the Max . I've flown WN a few times since 2014 and have yet to fly on the heart livery or even an aircraft with split scimitars. Hoping that...

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by BWIAirport
Thu May 02, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fiji Airways orders 2 A350s
Replies: 76
Views: 15060

Re: Fiji Airways orders 2 A350s

qf002 wrote:
Forget about LAX, I'm more interested in NAN-JFK (which is probably stretching it in FJ's configuration).

I would think FJ would try a routing like NAN-LAX-JFK before they tried to fly NAN-JFK

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1762
Views: 348801

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Sooner787 wrote:
Any more word on the B789 that is in AMA getting the new livery applied?

Supposed to have gone into paint hangar on 17 Apr?

Apparently that was just touch-up paint work, it's still in the old livery.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating
Replies: 24
Views: 3841

Re: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating

So Fiji Airways could decide not to order it since they'd never need it? Reminds me of the times in summer when the anti-ice valves need to be locked in the on position, and folks ask why when it's 95 degrees on the ground...... Forgive me for possibly sounding naive but I thought significant level...

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by BWIAirport
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Wolfman wrote:
BWIAirport wrote:
N30913 B788 is painted and will be unveiled tomorrow


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According to FR24 N30913 is on its way from Chengdu to San Francisco

It had spent a week in Amarillo, TX prior to flying SFO-CTU.

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by BWIAirport
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating
Replies: 24
Views: 3841

Re: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating

My first thought is the weight of this coating on the aircraft. And would Boeing make it an option? So Fiji Airways could decide not to order it since they'd never need it?

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use of PHL Runway 17/35
Replies: 12
Views: 1850

Re: Use of PHL Runway 17/35

WN had used 4-22 at BWI before it closed. Especially for shorter flights, a 73G can get out of 17-35 without a problem. If it can bump them up a few spots in the takeoff queue, I don't see a reason not to use it.

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN at PHL
Replies: 12
Views: 2190

Re: WN at PHL

WN's presence in BWI is 11 years older than theirs in PHL (2004 vs 1993) and except in rare cases it's hard to build up a hub (sorry, focus city) 90 miles from another one regardless of the circumstances. When WN had begun at PHL, the Piedmont/US Airways operation at BWI had fizzled out so WN was al...

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

N30913 B788 is painted and will be unveiled tomorrow

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

UWPAviation wrote:
With the MAX fleet not going anywhere soon you'd think it would be a good time to get started on those!

Fair point, I wonder how much flexibility Boeing and United have for a UA exec to say "Hey, why don't we shuttle these Maxes down to AMA in the meantime and get them painted"

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Looks like at least 11 aircraft in are Star Alliance livery: 73G: N13720. 738: N26210, N76516. 757: N14120. 763: N653UA. 764: N76055. 772: N218UA, N794UA, N76021, N77022, N78017. Whoops, I began rushing the list as I had a final exam in about 15 minutes. My remark from the 73G and 752 carries over ...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Ilyushin unveils plans for Large Cargo Transporter
Replies: 1
Views: 1366

Ilyushin unveils plans for Large Cargo Transporter

Tweet in Russian: https://twitter.com/GrishinMax/status/1121426176810074113 English translation: "IL" has prepared a draft design of the IL-96-500T for the transport of missile parts to the East Doesn't appear the aircraft will be used in the same manner Boeing's LCF and Airbus's Beluga ar...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Thank you those who pointed out the fleet site: United Express ERJ-175 0/153 ERJ-170 0/38 CRJ-700 0/64 ERJ-145 0/68 Of the 10 ERJ-145s operated by TSA dba UAX, only N839HK is in the globe livery (according to the site) with the rest being in the TSA livery. Should we expect those to stay the same? E...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

ilovelamp wrote:
United has over 500 RJs flying for them. 300ish of which are the CRJ-200. I don’t have the exact numbers but they can be found on UAL’s 10k report.


ILL

I thought that seemed low. I don't know where planespotters got their UAX information.

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

BWIAirport wrote:
I figured this should be separate from the main United fleet thread. Please feel free to add updates and/or update our list. (Fleet info from planespotters)

Boeing 787-8
0/12
N30913 was ferried SFO-AMA on April 18

Boeing 787-9
0/25

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4556

United Fleet Repaint Thread

I figured this should be separate from the main United fleet thread. Please feel free to add updates and/or update our list. (Fleet info from planespotters) United Mainline - 1/780 Airbus A319 0/71 Airbus A320 0/99 Boeing 737-700 0/40 (I don't think N13720 - Star Alliance will get a repaint since th...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1762
Views: 348801

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Here is a pic of it out in daylight at ORD before its flight to LAX, found this on instagram feed, and I gotta say when its from the side and out in the open, looks sleek and the blues really work together, represents United well. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33814569678_1ccdd2353c_b.jpg I g...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1762
Views: 348801

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

N37267 is currently enroute as UA2747 to LAX: https://www.flightradar24.com/UAL2747/2046c5e4 Don't think it's a revenue flight given the flight number, which is weird because ORD-LAX is a perfectly normal route for UA to operate. FR24 doesn't have any additional flights loaded for this frame, anyone...

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA Airbus A319 Economy Plus BWI-SFO
Replies: 2
Views: 4212

Re: UA Airbus A319 Economy Plus BWI-SFO

Nice report, but I can't see the pictures on Anet- I just see "image". Same with me, but the provided link worked perfectly. Thanks for the review! I always love seeing other travelers' impressions of BWI. Just a word of advice next time you (or anyone) flies out of Concourse D/E at BWI: ...

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10688

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

There was actually BWI-SFO tonight operated by an Airbus. I saw it on FR24. BWI-SFO began under VX and it has been either an A319 or A320 ever since. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems many ex-SFO routes that AS operates that were previously operated by VX are still operated by A32X aircraft, al...

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vox: The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice
Replies: 17
Views: 5544

Re: Vox still doesn’t have a clue about what it’s on about

Title says it all. https://youtu.be/H2tuKiiznsY Pretty stupid explanation from Vox, with even worse graphs. Although knowing them this should be expected. But yes, Boeing should face legal action for cocking up MCAS. That’s a given. But Airbus would’ve done the same in Boeing’s case to fix the stab...

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by BWIAirport
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Spotting at BWI?
Replies: 7
Views: 1662

Re: Spotting at BWI?

My mom and I got lost once and ended up here, in the intersection of 15R-33L and 10-28: https://www.google.com/maps/@39.1698299,-76.6749183,360m/data=!3m1!1e3 It was awesome spotting until we were asked to leave. There is a pre-security observation deck between concourses B&C, but it looks like ...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 194
Views: 22783

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

BWI-LAX is well served IMO with WN, UA, and AS all flying the route. BWI-SEA may have some opportunity since only AS flys the route 1x daily. AS recently added a second frequency (less than weekly and seasonal, I believe), and WN flies BWI-SEA at least daily. NK also flies the route seasonally (the...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 194
Views: 22783

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Off topic slightly. But do you guys ever see DL adding a west coast flight from BWI. DCA has LAX and IAD has SEA. BWI-LAX is well served IMO with WN, UA, and AS all flying the route. BWI-SEA may have some opportunity since only AS flys the route 1x daily. AS recently added a second frequency (less ...

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by BWIAirport
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights
Replies: 55
Views: 10819

Re: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights

The Pilots and the FAs have HUGE pay increase adjustments when doing redeye flying. On already trashy redeye yields, how much is left over to make these flights worth it form a profit standpoint? WN pilots get a 3% override for redeye flying. I'd hardly consider that huge. The reason we don't curre...

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by BWIAirport
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: So-called "Guide to Planespotting"
Replies: 3
Views: 1997

Re: So-called "Guide to Planespotting"

It also didn't mention the raked wingtips on the 767-400ER, and it's entire section on the 737 almost made me abandon my passion for aviation

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launches EWR/CPT
Replies: 107
Views: 19336

Re: UA Launches EWR/CPT

Didn't see this mentioned yet, what will the flight numbers be for this route? Many of UA's longhaul routes from EWR have flight numbers in the 900s, but they like to give their more unique routes lower numbers.

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by BWIAirport
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 198
Views: 23469

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just booked my New Orleans flights:
August 1 WN2002 B737 BWI-MSY
August 4 WN3301 B737 MSY-BWI

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by BWIAirport
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1762
Views: 348801

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Came across this online and thought it would be an interesting concept for a retro livery. https://i.ibb.co/pJs8LjK/7-A42594-B-3-C2-F-40-FB-8744-60043-D80-A40-D.jpg That's similar to this concept I came up with last year: https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipO56YKbDDvYS04bvsyj4hjBvHAVsElaHbdn7aDrx...

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1762
Views: 348801

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

On a slightly different note, United has announced the finalists for the special 757 livery: https://twitter.com/united/status/1116461733969846273 The placement of UNITED on the fuselage certainly seems to be confirmed, and we can make even more intelligent speculation as to their use of their new c...

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by BWIAirport
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can airlines perform maintenance on 737 Max while grounded?
Replies: 6
Views: 2005

Re: Can airlines perform maintenance on 737 Max while grounded?

It's much easier than trying to perform maintenance while the planes are in the air :D
But yes, as far as I'm aware, the grounding only prohibits the aircraft flying passengers. Airlines have the ability to do essentially anything else they want with them.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 198
Views: 23469

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

I have to make a trip from Baltimore to New Orleans and I'm really leaning towards NK just for fun.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first...
Replies: 83
Views: 4764

Re: Your first...

...European airport: Frankfurt (FRA) ...N-American airport: Baltimore-Washington (BWI) ...S-American airport: Buenos Aires (EZE) ...Asian airport: none ...African airport: none ...Oceanic airport: none ...aircraft: Likely a DL 752 (I was 5, memory is hazy); may have flown WN before that ...widebody ...

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by BWIAirport
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Safety features Boeing and Airbus have in common
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

Re: Safety features Boeing and Airbus have in common

I recently had too much time on my hands while planespotting during a connection and noticed that both Boeing and Airbus have red lights on the left wingtip and green lights on the right wingtip. It definitely makes sense why they would do this, which raises the question, how much do they actually ...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If DL and NW had NOT merged, would DL end up ordering the A350?
Replies: 15
Views: 1858

Re: If DL and NW had NOT merged, would DL end up ordering the A350?

pbodyphoto wrote:
Next up on pointless threads that shouldn't exist we discuss "If paper planes could carry passengers what routes would Delta fly them on?"

I would think DTW-HKG is a no-brainer

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by BWIAirport
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3572

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019

smokeybandit wrote:
DC as in Dulles? Or BWI?

As ecstatic as I would be if it were BWI, I would have to imagine it is IAD.

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by BWIAirport
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why does JetBlue have a retro livery?
Replies: 6
Views: 627

Re: Why does JetBlue have a retro livery?

JetBlue is not the only company to come up with a throwback/retro design from before their existence. The Tampa Bay Rays debuted "fauxback" uniforms in 2012 depicting a 1970's look, despite the fact the team's inaugural season was 1998 https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--H...

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by BWIAirport
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121395

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

There is a substantial issue that Boeing will most definitely need to determine before all else——size. Will they attempt to use folding wing tips to squeeze 797s into a C parking spot, or will they go with a full D size plane? You see, lots of US airports have D parking spots, so that won’t be a pr...

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by BWIAirport
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Photos-BWIAirport
Replies: 1
Views: 908

Photos-BWIAirport

Just an amateur photographer with average-at-best equipment. Haven't had the best luck in getting photos passed. I thought I'd give this one a shot, though. For what it's worth, it would be the second image of this frame in the DB. https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/1/2/7/5468721.jpg?v=v...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Implications of WOW Air loss
Replies: 10
Views: 1278

Implications of WOW Air loss

After WOW Air announced Thursday morning they were ceasing operations effective immediately, the TATL market lost a heavy downward force in price demand. This could obviously carry serious implications for TATL travel, most notably the rise of the average fare, which will make more players willing t...

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by BWIAirport
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 MLB Charters
Replies: 33
Views: 3778

Re: 2019 MLB Charters

Mets are on a 752 right now from SRQ to SYR. That was the team's weird plan. Go to Syracuse before going to DC to start the season without a stop in NYC. Who are they playing in SYR? AAA club? (I no longer keep track of such things). Nope, they're just working out on the Syracuse football field. No...

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by BWIAirport
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will replace American's A333s?
Replies: 29
Views: 6597

Re: American Airlines A330

They're slowly introducing the 787 into PHL this year, so I would imagine that would be the most direct replacement in the near future. They may reshuffle some 777s for higher capacity routes, and probably some A321s for thinner TATL routes, but they have 47 787s still on order so they'll do the hea...

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by BWIAirport
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is/was your favorite airline advertisement?
Replies: 13
Views: 856

Re: What is/was your favorite airline advertisement?

I liked the Southwest commercials from like a year ago in which someone was put in a very awkward and comical situation, they they asked "Wanna get away?"

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by BWIAirport
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The incorrect use of a cruise ship
Replies: 49
Views: 4422

Re: The incorrect use of a cruise ship

Cruises are not for efficient travel, they are for luxury and seclusion. It's much quicker to fly from Boston to Bermuda, but people will take a cruise because they want to spend a week on a floating luxurious city. People don't take a cruise to get from San Francisco to Vancouver as quickly as poss...

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