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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/CAY8070
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Here is the the KX flight for today, arrives at 12:56 pm: http://flightaware.com/live/flight/CAY8070

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

In relation to the F9 ops above, because F9's flights are so cheap, Google flights is putting F9's itinerary through CVG as the first and cheapest option for several major US routes: ATL-LAX: https://www.google.com/flights/#search;f=ATL;t=LAX;d=2018-05-09;r=2018-05-18;tt=o ATL-SAN: https://www.googl...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA Today: West Virginia is the ultimate fly-over state
Replies: 19
Views: 4247

Re: USA Today: West Virginia is the ultimate fly-over state

There's something wrong with the Virginia numbers in this study. Yes they acknowledge that while it's the state with the most flyovers, it ranks 7th due to the busy suburban DC airports. Yet, they clearly didn't include IAD/DCA in the "flights to" number. There is no way Maryland has 99,0...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX operations
Replies: 32
Views: 5851

Re: Delta LAX operations

I have been through twice since summer. A freakin zoo both times. Crowded, surly CSA's,---just a mess. It is now on my avoid hub list until they get the remodeling done. I could not agree more. DL's old location at LAX was really convenient and security was always a breeze. T2/3 have been nothing b...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 434
Views: 43035

Re: DL Future Expansion

The plan is for LH to return on March 25th, and operate next winter. DL hasn't added any new destinations since LAS, but they have been upping frequency quite a bit. This summer, we saw 3x daily ATL and 3x daily MSP, which hasn't been done since before the merger. Yeah, not too long ago ATL was dow...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 434
Views: 43035

Re: DL Future Expansion

Good point. Is it really that much closer than RDU to make a difference? BNA is closer to ATL than RDU, so I don't know if DL would be keen on making Nashville a focus city. Especially since CVG is still a hub and it's fairly close to BNA as well. Isn't the strategy behind focus cities is to concen...

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by cvgComair
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

F9 is setting up scissors routes through CVG, these should all push connections through CVG: ATL-CVG-LAX/SJC-CVG-ATL PHL-CVG-SAN/PHX-CVG-PHL LGA-CVG-AUS/RSW/SAT-CVG-LGA MSP-CVG-RDU-CVG-MSP The rest of the routes use DEN/LAS aircraft and do simple turns, it does appear a few F9 aircraft might RON at ...

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by cvgComair
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2
Replies: 147
Views: 30760

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2

As usual, these aircraft will be for replacement and growth. Wizz Air will not quadruple its fleet size. Some of them, sure, but not all of them. Frontier is still taking delivery of the 80 x Neo it ordered at the 2011 Paris Air Show, and that will more than cover the replacement of their CEO fleet...

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by cvgComair
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

This should be good news for CVG, F9 made a huge aircraft order for 130 planes and is essentially going to triple its fleet size. https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/11/15/frontier-airlines-making-massive-airbus-airplane.html?ana=e_me_set1&ed=2017-11-15&j=79177781&s=newsletter&a...

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by cvgComair
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?
Replies: 54
Views: 4852

Re: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?

Amazon is changing their entire schedule to increase aircraft utilization. Since they are limited by space at CVG (as DHL ramps ups their own CVG hub ops for the holidays) they are adding more PTP routes while reducing flying through CVG. Kind of an interesting way to get peak holiday flying in. No...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?
Replies: 54
Views: 4852

Re: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?

Amazon is changing their entire schedule to increase aircraft utilization. Since they are limited by space at CVG (as DHL ramps ups their own CVG hub ops for the holidays) they are adding more PTP routes while reducing flying through CVG. Kind of an interesting way to get peak holiday flying in.

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

If I remember correctly, Skybus had a secondary airport it flew to near Seattle/Vancouver. Outside of that, has CMH ever had a non-stop to SEA? I can't recall one... I don't think it ever has. The only possibility I could think of is if America West ever operated/announced plans to operate CMH-SEA,...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

October stats are out, YTD up 16% with 6,559,509 pax, 18% increase for YOY October. Cargo is up 25% with 830,097 tons YTD, which is already bigger than all of 2016 combined. 2017 should round out with quite impressive numbers!

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Apparently we won’t want to miss it and it is International from a country with a “big land mass” maybe from the south. That’s what was related to me I guess we will just have to wait a couple days. That would better explain the tests. Honestly I have no clue given that information, I guess we will...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

So apparently a “new airline” is operating two charter flights on Saturday at CVG for some test and then announcing service on a small schedule. I heard this from some spotters and I’m not sure if this is valid. Thoughts? SY? That was my initial thought as well. They had two flights come to CVG las...

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

I bet G4 will extend their schedule in the next week or so, it seems like they always wait to launch their new routes at CVG, then announce the next set of new routes right after that. CVG-LAX/RDU/PVD start tomorrow, so it is about time.

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1716
Views: 265633

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

BTVB6Flyer wrote:
ABQ new station?

Seeing ATN coming in from DFW off to SMF tonight.

Looks like it might have been a diversion:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ATN3860/history/20171114/0826Z/KDFW/KABQ

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 25731

Re: What's next for Spirit?

Also I would not be surprised if Sun Country chooses CAK over neighboring airports like CLE,PIT, and CMH which are becoming oversaturated with LCCs. We will have to see with SY, I do find it interesting the CEO mentioned airports NK does not serve when identifying where they would like to expand ne...

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by cvgComair
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 92
Views: 6119

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2017

At around 5pm on Monday 11/13, The Richmond NBC affiliate, WWBT-12, tweeted that RIC was announcing a new airline on Tuesday, Nov 14, that will begin operations "starting in early 2018". It did not specify which airline. Any ideas? Spirit? Frontier? Probably not F9, they would have announ...

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by cvgComair
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Frontier will be going back to A14 and A16 as their leased gates as soon as the carpet replacement is finished and the gates are repainted (A14, A16, and A18 are all getting repainted at angles due to an issue with the fuel hydrant placements). Air Canada will be going back to A18. Frontier will be...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Pretty cool that now 18L/36R is closed for repairs, they are using 18R/36L for arrivals.

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Shuttle Question
Replies: 47
Views: 7095

Re: Delta Shuttle Question

zakuivcustom wrote:
On the other hand, ORD is still there on the website, at least.

ORD-LGA stops on September 1, 2018, so it is still scheduled for the meantime.

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Shuttle Question
Replies: 47
Views: 7095

Re: Delta Shuttle Question

It looks like they are no longer listing LAX-SFO, SEA-SFO/LAX as DL Shuttle on the flight schedule. Interestingly, On September 1, 2018, LGA-ORD also stops being listed as Delta Shuttle. However, there does not appear to be a change in frequency or aircraft size. This was within the past few days be...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will American, Delta, or jetBlue expand to additional destinations out of Houston Hobby?
Replies: 40
Views: 3007

Re: Will American, Delta, or jetBlue expand to additional destinations out of Houston Hobby?

I don't know what you mean by "fought hard." When DL opened CHI-LGA (in 2005 or thereabouts), they flew to MDW on S5 170s. DL might actually have had more seats at MDW in that time period than they do now, as they had 175-seat Shuttle 738s flying to ATL and may have also briefly tried CVG...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

So rumor has it American will be going to B, and Southwest will take American’s gates. I don’t know why Southwest needs those. Maybe they will announce an expansion in early 2018 because that would line up nicely with the new acquisitions, and it is after 6 months of service. I am guessing they wil...

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Press release is out: http://ir.spirit.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1047803 Orlando (MCO) February 15, 2018 Daily, year-round Fort Lauderdale (FLL) February 15, 2018 Daily, year-round Las Vegas (LAS) February 15, 2018 Daily, year-round Tampa (TPA) February 15, 2018 Daily, seasonal (ends 4/11/18, ...

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by cvgComair
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?
Replies: 100
Views: 12816

Re: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?

I do not understand why DL insists on keeping CVG as a hub at all, they could save money and help provide more certainty to CVG by cutting the remaining connections, formally closing the hub and keeping a small focus city operation (like RDU). CVG can then focus on recruiting new airlines (such as ...

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by cvgComair
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJU operations post hurricane
Replies: 9
Views: 1710

Re: SJU operations post hurricane

Janj wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
Anyone know the status of the G4 flying to SJU?

RDU, PIT and CVG don't appear to be bookable anymore. Just SFB.

It looks like CVG-SJU is still loaded for May 12, which is the last Saturday before the current schedule ends. Hopefully it runs during the summer once the schedule is extended.

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by cvgComair
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?
Replies: 100
Views: 12816

Re: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?

Since DL spread out the banks for more O&D traffic a few years ago, they tried to get rid of 6 gates, but the airport would not let them. Now that A is out of gates and DL is still using a peak of 22 gates, the airport is now trying to renegotiate, most likely on DL's terms. It is probably adva...

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by cvgComair
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?
Replies: 100
Views: 12816

Re: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?

Interesting, I thought CVG connections were rarer, but I guess I was wrong. However, I was looking at booking a flight from BNA-CDG via CVG and could not book it. I chatted with the online customer service people to inquire why and they told me CVG wasn't a hub. I'm like, really? You're website sti...

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by cvgComair
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?
Replies: 100
Views: 12816

Re: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?

If they are going to give up gate space in Concourse B, would that mean they further cuts may be imminent? How much connection traffic still goes through CVG, and what specific routes connect through? Since DL spread out the banks for more O&D traffic a few years ago, they tried to get rid of 6...

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by cvgComair
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?
Replies: 100
Views: 12816

Re: Which US Airport Is Most Likely To Be Dehubbed?

Probably CVG, especially when Delta's lease expires on Concourse B in 2020. They are already renegotiating the lease for B, another airline will move into the concourse starting July 2018. The airport is expecting ~1.4 million more passengers per year in B, and word on the street is AA is moving to...

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by cvgComair
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Looks like G4 is dropping CVG/PIT/RDU-SJU, no surprise given the hurricane damage and subsequent downturn in demand.

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by cvgComair
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 289
Views: 20761

Re: Washington State air service discussion

I'm wondering if F9 is still committed to starting SEA-CVG. It's one of only a few routes that hasn't had booking opened from the major July expansion, and in a recent article about new destinations from CVG on F9, SEA was excluded from the list. This is surprising because I would have thought that...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What point-to-point major U.S. airline routes can you think of?
Replies: 34
Views: 3465

Re: What point-to-point major U.S. airline routes can you think of?

Here is a complete list for AA (I think):
BOS-PIT/MDT/SYR/ROC/PUJ/PLS/MBJ
RDU-PIT/LHR
CUN-MCI/STL/PIT/RDU/BNA/BOS

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Ohio's relationship with Amazon is interesting because, to go along with what cvgComair described, there are the two Prime warehouses in and a huge data center coming to the Columbus area. The roots are there, it's just a question of if one or the other actually gets the prize. Amazon explicitly po...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Amazon locating HQ2 in Cincy would just make sense. Imagine what that would do for legacy air service demand. Regardless of what happens with HQ2, Cincinnati is going to be a major city for Amazon. We are already getting over $1.5 billion in investments and it now appears there will be roughly 20,0...

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by cvgComair
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Apparently Amazon might be looking to have up to 15,000 employees at CVG. Just for comparison, FedEx only has 7,000 in MEM and CVG only has a total of approximately 9,000 currently. I would love to know what kind of sorting facility/operation they are planning that is going to require that many empl...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17
Replies: 329
Views: 28210

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17

Just looked at booking and has reverted back to June 5th as end of window. Nice lol I saw that as well, but the route map is still up to date... They changed back the date on the flight schedule page, but did not provide the next date for the schedule to open: "We are currently accepting air r...

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by cvgComair
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Pulled top markets for F9 for July, pretty big jump up to 4th for CVG! Rank, City, Departures, Seats, LF 1. Denver, CO (DEN), 2138, 392550, 90% 2. Orlando, FL (MCO), 772, 146900, 88% 3. Las Vegas, NV (LAS), 597, 110930, 85% 4. Cincinnati, OH (CVG), 427, 77460, 88% 5. Cleveland, OH (CLE), 372, 76680,...

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

I might be wrong, but I think Delta retired the 145s so it must be the E170s. It’s using SkyWest E175’s. Gotcha- when you said "ERJ" I thought you meant 145 and didn't know if somebody else was going to start flying them for DL. Sorry about the confusion! I did not even think about ERJ be...

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

OneJet launches MKE-CMH today and will use C48. Did they hook a jetway back up or are they taking them down an elevator or stairs to get to the plane? DL is bringing back ERJ's to CVG next fall, looks like CVG-BOS/LGA to start. It is interesting that CVG is and has been for many years a 100% CRJ st...

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

DL is bringing back ERJ's to CVG next fall, looks like CVG-BOS/LGA to start. It is interesting that CVG is and has been for many years a 100% CRJ station. Simply not true. DL ERJs have been around CVG for most of the past decade. DL phased the ERJ-145's out starting in late 2015 and since then no r...

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by cvgComair
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

DL is bringing back ERJ's to CVG next fall, looks like CVG-BOS/LGA to start. It is interesting that CVG is and has been for many years a 100% CRJ station.

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by cvgComair
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United flies the 77W on LAX-SFO!
Replies: 40
Views: 8122

Re: United flies the 77W on LAX-SFO!

DL used to run repositioning flights on a 777 with paying pax on CVG-ATL, which is just shorter than SFO-LAX.

Also, DHL's CVG-ORD on the 744 at 40-50 min has to be one of the shortest flights with the largest aircraft in the US.

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by cvgComair
Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

One of the flaws in the AA theorey is that the gate move is occurring in July 2018, not April. I guess we are just going to have to wait and see.

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by cvgComair
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant?
Replies: 151
Views: 15219

Re: What's next for Allegiant?

CVG-LAS just had its last scheduled G4 757 flight yesterday, looks like they will be completely out of service when the HNL is done.

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by cvgComair
Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

What I find interesting is that AA's service is dominated by Envoy, despite PSA actually having a base at CVG. Here is the current AA schedule from CVG, overall AA is really weak, I just don't see any big expansion, certainly not the 3x that such a mini-hub would entail: April 23, 2018 PHL: 3x-PSA,...

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by cvgComair
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1860
Views: 159116

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

What I find interesting is that AA's service is dominated by Envoy, despite PSA actually having a base at CVG. Here is the current AA schedule from CVG, overall AA is really weak, I just don't see any big expansion, certainly not the 3x that such a mini-hub would entail: April 23, 2018 PHL: 3x-PSA, ...

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