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by travaz
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

airzona11 wrote:
Very exciting JetSuiteX news for PHX.


That might help keep fares low to Vegas. I think it would work. I would fly it.

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by travaz
Fri May 24, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 625
Views: 101352

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

I'm just curious, but would AA ever consider the A220 either for a long-term replacement for the A319 or even some of the larger "regional" jets? I was really impressed with the A220 when I flew it on DL a few weeks ago; that's why I'm wondering if it'd be a good addition to the AA mainli...

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by travaz
Sat May 18, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 483
Views: 64885

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

I just returned a $399.00 item to Amazon and if i brought it to UPS there was no charge. If I wanted UPS to pick it up it was a $7.97 charge. I never saw that before. I live close to several UPS stores so it is not a big deal.

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by travaz
Thu May 16, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 483
Views: 64885

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

My hat is off to the absolute sage of this thread: wjcandee. Also Acey and Spacepope. I apologize if I missed any of the many posters that add greatly to this discussion. This thread is awesome always polite and informative. The point of my post is an order I made last Sunday for 4 mundane items. R...

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by travaz
Thu May 16, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 483
Views: 64885

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

My hat is off to the absolute sage of this thread: wjcandee. Also Acey and Spacepope. I apologize if I missed any of the many posters that add greatly to this discussion. This thread is awesome always polite and informative. The point of my post is an order I made last Sunday for 4 mundane items. Re...

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by travaz
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 33
Views: 5714

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

I sure hope Swift gets money up front. This looks very sketchy to me.

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by travaz
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 389
Views: 113772

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg said he is impressed with the airplane after visiting Boeing. He also said he might order more of the 777X. Article behind a paywall. The CEO of Cathay Pacific says Boeing's new 777X is the logical choice for the Hong Kong airline as it modernizes its long-haul fleet. ...

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by travaz
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific cracking down on crews taking pax goodies, leftovers
Replies: 54
Views: 9081

Re: Cathay Pacific flight attendants caught stealing

Every FA I know (4) has thier bar stocked to the hilt with Airline mini's!

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by travaz
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?
Replies: 68
Views: 9440

Re: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?

If not for the Gulf War destroying the loads of America West's 747 venture to Japan in the early 1990s, I think the market may have matured and AA may have inherited PHX-NRT with the merger with US. But, it was not to be. Tough to say now, I'm sure they could find a way to fill a 787, but I'm not s...

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by travaz
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?
Replies: 68
Views: 9440

Re: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?

If not for the Gulf War destroying the loads of America West's 747 venture to Japan in the early 1990s, I think the market may have matured and AA may have inherited PHX-NRT with the merger with US. But, it was not to be. Tough to say now, I'm sure they could find a way to fill a 787, but I'm not s...

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by travaz
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?
Replies: 68
Views: 9440

Re: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?

The future for Arizona and flights to Asia are helped by the increase in taxes and regulations by California. I think you will see more and more large companies move to the Phoenix area to take advantage of the tax and regulatory climate. http://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2018/07/primer-california...

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by travaz
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like AA 194 departed at 17:22. No conflict

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by travaz
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20381

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

bennett123 wrote:
Travez

In that situation hopefully the person behind does not get the sneezes.


AHHHHHCHOOO!

I don't recline when I am flying. I am one of those weird people that can sleep sitting upright. My point is that you vote with your wallet not make someone else adhere to your likes.

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by travaz
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20381

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

I'd be all in for ZERO recline through the entire cabin! I can't stand sitting in coach with the passenger in front of me reclining to the point where their noggin is just below my nose! Even in first class, I've had to ask for a little less recline from the person in front of me on Delta flights! ...

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by travaz
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger gets plane to himself
Replies: 77
Views: 14055

Re: Passenger gets plane to himself

Mid 70's Hughes Airwest dc-9 LAS to LAX only passenger onboard.

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by travaz
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Restrict Use of EU Wet-Leases On TATL Traffic
Replies: 41
Views: 13257

Re: US To Restrict Use of EU Wet-Leases On TATL Traffic

This is the way the game is played! Threaten and then bend a little .

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by travaz
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 74925

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I would assume that all of the aircraft in storage would have to undergo the software upgrade. Anyone know how much time that entails for each aircraft? The announced fix is said to take an hour or aircraft. Thanks For the info. That's the best news I have heard about this whole affair. When they g...

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by travaz
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 263
Views: 74925

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I would assume that all of the aircraft in storage would have to undergo the software upgrade. Anyone know how much time that entails for each aircraft?

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by travaz
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

AA's LHR-PHX service starts today.. N776AN has the honors for the first flight.. Oh wow, I'd forgotten the start yet. Just tracked it on Flight Aware, it's a little past half-way here. Need to try to remember to go out and look for it, filed as using the BRUSR1 STAR so would be able to see it from ...

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by travaz
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China will stop granting new 737 Max 8 airworthiness certificate
Replies: 56
Views: 13705

Re: China will stop granting new 737 Max 8 airworthiness certificate

Just maybe this is a shot in the trade war negotiations?

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by travaz
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 46698

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

A beauty! I cant wait to take a trip on her.

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by travaz
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 713116

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

ikolkyo wrote:
Goodness people ok here are being ridiculous. Going off of 0 information and just starting their roasting of an aircraft. Let’s not jump the gun and let the investigators do their job.

My thoughts go out to the families of the accident.



This is no longer possible on this site.

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by travaz
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Attracting New Customers?
Replies: 34
Views: 3976

Re: Boom Attracting New Customers?

While I would love to see this Aircraft I think 4-6 Billion is a bit low to take the plane into production.

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by travaz
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China bans smoking in the cockpit
Replies: 48
Views: 8740

Re: China bans smoking in the cockpit

As someone who never smoked a cigarette (or anything else) I was stuck in the smoking section on a Delta 727 in 82 from PHX to BHM with a stop in MSY because it was a last minute trip and had no choice of seats. It was horrible as everyone around me lit up as soon as the wheels came up. The risk of ...

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by travaz
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 233
Views: 33976

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

I don't know how much they need to carry but I would imagine it is only snacks and drinks.

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by travaz
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 233
Views: 33976

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Fantastic video and pictures on the sites. I can't wait to escape the PHX heat and make a visit this summer

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by travaz
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47525

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

A question. If an Airline already has ETOPS approval and introduce a new aircraft type is the procedure the same or less intensive?

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by travaz
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA issues advisory warning about overflying Venezuela's airspace
Replies: 34
Views: 3901

Re: FAA issues advisory warning about overflying Venezuela's airspace

AA still has seats on sale for both CCS flights out of MIA for Sunday 2/24.

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by travaz
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 483
Views: 64885

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

It is interesting the the vast majority of the reports I have seen on Video have identified the Aircraft that was flying for Amazon. Giving the impression that it is Atlas Cargo and not Amazon as such.

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by travaz
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 233
Views: 33976

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

I was looking PHX PAE for march 22 thru the 25 and they have $89 fares (Y) one way and $273 F. That is a good deal and might be worth the trip.

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by travaz
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 233
Views: 33976

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

This sounds like a perfect Summer getaway from Phoenix. I find it odd that there was opposition to commercial flights when Boeing is flying heaveys out of there all day long. That is the mindset of some NIMBY's

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by travaz
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

I would think there would be some demand from Honeywell, Boeing, Intel and others in the valley. I don't know if it is enough but maybe 4X a week

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by travaz
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

I would hope BA moves to a 787-9. I believe the final plan is for them to be a 772 purely for cargo volume purposes. I wouldn't put it past them though to run a 789 during the slower season since AA can still supply that same cargo volume now. I would imagine a 772 as well in this config (per SeatG...

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by travaz
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Kenya Airways E-190 aircraft collide at JKIA.
Replies: 29
Views: 8828

Re: 2 Kenya Airways E-190 aircraft collide at JKIA.

That looks pretty bad. Write off?

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by travaz
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

There are some really good fares on the AA flights to LHR 588 RT in Basic econ and 1400 for Premium Econ RT early spring and october

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by travaz
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Darenriley wrote:
With American announcing that their PHX-LHR is going year-round, I wonder if this also signals that BA may be retiring their 747 from PHX-LHR this fall and moving to a smaller plane?


I would hope BA moves to a 787-9.

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by travaz
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pilot arrested at MAN believed to be over alcohol lmit
Replies: 60
Views: 7723

Re: AA pilot arrested at MAN believed to be over alcohol lmit

To stay in line with a recent thread on a similar subject: - this is unforgivable; - he should be banned for life from flying; - we may want to think about hanging him in public place as an example; - whoever disagrees with this is a pathetic apologist of frequent alcoholism among commercial pilots...

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by travaz
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 233
Views: 33976

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Not much choice. Have to wait until all the legal approvals are in place. I wonder if PAE will get their approvals before the next shutdown in a few days. The FAA isn’t really rushing to approve shit with a shutdown coming. They aren’t even really up and running from the last one. The employees hav...

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by travaz
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47525

Re: WN and Hawaii.

I would think they would need some layover crews to work the inter island flights if indeed that happens.

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by travaz
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Erickson Skycrane Crashes in Victoria (Australia)
Replies: 29
Views: 5942

Re: Erickson Skycrane Crashes in Victoria (Australia)

It is a dangerous business. Trying to refill in that canyon at night is a risky deal in broad daylight. I have worked with those guys on fires and they are the best of the best. Their record is exemplary. I will be interested in what happened. Go to Youtube and search if you want to see some amazing...

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by travaz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Seeing how AA only has one NS from LAX NRT I wonder if they could start PHX NRT with a 788 as a second flight thru LAX. BA started the service with a tag on to SAN and eventually added a flight LHR SAN. I travel to Asia and hate LAX and but will not back track to DFW. If It was same plane service I...

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by travaz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Seeing how AA only has one NS from LAX NRT I wonder if they could start PHX NRT with a 788 as a second flight thru LAX. BA started the service with a tag on to SAN and eventually added a flight LHR SAN. I travel to Asia and hate LAX and but will not back track to DFW. If It was same plane service I ...

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by travaz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City
Replies: 143
Views: 23354

Re: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City

There is one fact about MEX that I really dont understand. I have lived in Arizona since 1971 and in the 90's worked for a travel agency in the northern part of the state. Phoenix has a population that is 41% Hispanic. There are many more than that. It is amazing to me that PHX has one daily 319 on...

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by travaz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

The newest schedules show the second PHX-LHR frequency, the AA metal flight, is going year round daily. Where are all the dweebs on here that were absolutely adamant that Phoenix was going to become a dehubbed wasteland? :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: I second that rema...

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by travaz
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City
Replies: 143
Views: 23354

Re: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City

There is one fact about MEX that I really dont understand. I have lived in Arizona since 1971 and in the 90's worked for a travel agency in the northern part of the state. Phoenix has a population that is 41% Hispanic. There are many more than that. It is amazing to me that PHX has one daily 319 on ...

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by travaz
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 52695

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

http://crewroom.alpa.org/ual/DesktopMod ... ntID=48722
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TP ‐Stocked Part: Delay due to
unavailability of parts planned
in station's inventory.
This is from UA flifo codes. Couldn't find INTL HNL wouldn't be an international flight.

http://crewroom.alpa.org/ual/DesktopMod ... ntID=48722

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by travaz
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cabin Humidifier/Lower Altitude Pressurization Question?
Replies: 15
Views: 2054

Re: Cabin Humidifier/Lower Altitude Pressurization Question?

Is the humidity increased by introducing water vapor from some sort of tank or is it taken from the outside air? I know at altitude the air is very dry. So how is the humidity increased?

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