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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2582

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

If you want them to accept the stats that include connecting traffic then why won't you accept the one that shows a truer demand and does not include connection traffic. That is what the airlines care about. They can put connecting traffic about anywhere but they need the O&D (non connecting tra...

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY adds BNA.
Replies: 24
Views: 1865

Re: SY adds BNA.

SY seems to be growing a fair bit! First adds at PDX now BNA? Nice. Hopefully a flight linking the two someday soon. I always saw SY as being cut from the same cloth as Sunwing to the north—primarily operating from cold northern cities to sun destinations. Well they just did add Madison, WI and to ...

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY adds BNA.
Replies: 24
Views: 1865

Re: SY adds BNA.

enilria wrote:
I was unaware SY was in MIA. What other routes are there?


MSP-MIA runs there at least seasonally.

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY adds BNA.
Replies: 24
Views: 1865

Re: SY adds BNA.

drdisque wrote:
WN will respond forcefully.

They're ripe markets for a ULCC though, especially MSY and MCO.


To 2x weekly seasonal routes on an airline that probably most of Nashville hasn't heard of? I doubt they need to do anything to respond. Maybe lower prices a bit, that is about all.

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

Guess wait and see how SWA responds. I am curious also but 2x a week probably isn't going to make them flinch much. They have brand recognition and I would guess most people that aren't into aviation don't really have a clue who Sun Country is (outside of MSP and some other markets). Hopefully Sun ...

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

Jshank83 wrote:
tys777 wrote:
They just commented that it is a new airline.


That narrows it down then. I'll stick with Sun Country because I said it first but this is TATL time so that wouldn't surprise me.


Never a doubt... haha. Interesting to see them go big out of the gate to 6 destinations.

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 389
Views: 37197

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

^has anyone beside CLE announced any of these. It seems weird that most airports and F9 hasn't said anything yet.

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

If this is international, it is likely going to be FI or WW to KEF. Doug mentioned earlier this year that Nashville is "fairly close" to landing an Iceland flight. https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2018/02/27/with-the-west-coast-conquered-and-london-on-the.html Alternatively, it ...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

13 minute interview with Rhonda. CPE now under $10 (which is what you want to be under) to $9.90 and should continue to drop. Lots of other financial talk. Talked about how they weren't getting the outside money for incentives like other airports for TATL flights. Within the last year the Economic D...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

tys777 wrote:
They just commented that it is a new airline.


That narrows it down then. I'll stick with Sun Country because I said it first but this is TATL time so that wouldn't surprise me.

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

enrila's weekly OAG update shows F9 adding some frequency to DEN, LAS, PHL, MCO, RSW, and TTN but I thought those were already announced. Can't see MNAA making a special announcement over that. I'll go with Southwest1675 and say WS adding seasonal service to YVR. Those routes were announced a while...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

BNA has an announcement at 10am tomorrow. I have a feeling it could be WS to YVR. Probably F9 related, they have had a string of 10am announcements dating back to last week. But I may be wrong Currently its between WestJet, Frontier, Allegiant, or Aer Lingus. Any more guesses? I think Sun Country e...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 88229

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

greenair727 wrote:
Re PUJ--do we now have three carriers? Who does Swift fly for Vacation Express or Apple Vacations? And who is the other carrier that isn't Swift?


F9 is taking over the Apple Vacation routes from whoever was flying them. They are just selling tickets on the side also.

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 88229

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

^ woah, A321 for PBI seems like a lot. Nice new routes though.

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Nonstop flights from STL to Punta Cana are showing up on Frontier now. 3x weekly starting in January. A320

Also 3x weekly to PBI. A319

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by Jshank83
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 663
Views: 82843

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

From the Seattle Times article: ... An exchange between Rich and the controller not long before the plane crashed, perhaps the final exchange, was recorded by Aviation journalist Jon Ostrower at 8:47 p.m. and posted to his Air Current website. “I feel like one of my engines is going out or somethin...

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

BNA has higher O&D than STL I am pretty sure. FWIW. City is smaller but with tourism they make it all up.

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I never heard anything about it coming this week. I would be a little surprised if it is. PGA is taking all the news cycle and the airport is even using ther stage all week for performances. So I kind of doubt the this week (although I would be happy to be wrong) In other news Sun Country will be u...

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 429
Views: 45241

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Let's not confuse "food" with "meals". I suspect this will be nothing more than a BOB product offering, and not meal service for each and every pax. Kelly recently hinted of new revenue streams, I could imagine this is it. Pre-packaged sandwiches and bistro snacks require zero p...

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by Jshank83
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

So does anyone have any news on the new Europe destination/airline launch from STL that was rumoured to possibly be announced this week? Are u sure it was this week? If you are, then the only news is that it is not aer lingus. So I am doing the math on this. If and I mean BIG IF, EI decides to do D...

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by Jshank83
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I never heard anything about it coming this week. I would be a little surprised if it is. PGA is taking all the news cycle and the airport is even using ther stage all week for performances. So I kind of doubt the this week (although I would be happy to be wrong) In other news Sun Country will be us...

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Just saw the first BDL-STL flight land. Didn't realize it was starting out on a -800. Guessing a lot of west coast connects since it feeds into that bank.

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by Jshank83
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

Everywhere else is too small? SE Metro's with > 1M people (without focus/hub) include: SDF, MEM, BHM, JAX, RIC, ORF None of those cities have the O&D to make a WN focus city work. None. "SDF has @ 4M total pax....all of it is O&D" More like 3.5 and BNA probably has over triple tha...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

"I agree with posters who say WN is focusing on O&D at ATL. I disagree with posters who suggest WN should increase BNA operations. WN is not a hub/spoke airline. It is a focus city operator. Focus cities like BNA have lots of connections and strong O&D. Over time perhaps WN grows to 14...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Stuff the airport is doing for the PGA champ. I fly out of C for the first time in forever this week, so I am excited to check some of it out. http://www.kmov.com/story/38815200/lambert-airport-rolls-out-red-carpet-for-pga-championship-visitors Holy crap, people volunteer to work the tournament? Se...

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by Jshank83
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

http://www.kmov.com/story/38815200/lamb ... p-visitors
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Stuff the airport is doing for the PGA champ. I fly out of C for the first time in forever this week, so I am excited to check some of it out.

http://www.kmov.com/story/38815200/lamb ... p-visitors

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by Jshank83
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 87403

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

Agreed. WN needs to focus on making BNA their flagship station in the southeast. It makes no sense trying to build up ATL because of the humongous DL hub. I would maintain what they have at ATL, but focus all future growth (especially in connections) in the southeast at BNA. I believe the expansion...

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by Jshank83
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/findflight ... ation=KSUS

Fair amount of flights from Akron to SUS flights today of people coming from this weekends tourney to next weekend.
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https://flightaware.com/live/findflight ... ation=KSUS

Fair amount of flights from Akron to SUS flights today of people coming from this weekends tourney to next weekend.

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by Jshank83
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1465
Views: 89551

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Ok, I have a theory I want to share. Now, this is based 100 percent on observation and I very well could be wrong. So, Alaska dropping IND-SFO before SFO-MCI/ABQ/RDU/BNA is kind of a surprise to me. With Salesforce here and all you would think some of the other markets would get dropped first. So, ...

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by Jshank83
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://flights.volaris.com/en-us/flights-to-st-louis Nice writeup, I like how they prioritized STL before they did MSY and BNA or even CLT, who is getting service on them. CVG and CLE have one too. Probably helps that we have a Cancun flight on F9 so that gives us more connection destinations than...

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by Jshank83
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Could there be an Aer Lingus announcement forth coming? https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/aer-lingus-to-add-two-new-north-american-destinations-1.3585382 Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh confirmed on Friday that the airline planned to cut a shortlist of three poss...

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by Jshank83
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://kmox.radio.com/articles/spirit- ... ga-flights
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Spirit is expecting an extra 1000 flights due to the PGA Championship next week.

https://kmox.radio.com/articles/spirit- ... ga-flights

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by Jshank83
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

All below is different from August so could just be seasonal changes. I didn't do a September spreadsheet last year so I can't compare. MSP also goes all mainline on DL. DTW goes all RJ. I find this very interesting that DL would be routing STL pax to MSP over DTW. From a geographic standpoint, it ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I would guess it is Boeing. They signed a deal for fighter jets within the last year. Might just be coming over to visit the plant.

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1229
Views: 115347

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CES ... /ZSPD/KPIT
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ConcourseZ wrote:
What time is the PVG flight scheduled to arrive tomorrow?


2 pm

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CES ... /ZSPD/KPIT

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Updated my September frequency spreadsheet for all airlines. Not much to note except that BLV will be lower than last year from G4. Not running JAX or FLL this winter. It will be way up for the year but is going to be down a bit on the back end. Not sure if that is related to getting rid of MD80s or...

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

So there is a passenger Qatar Airways A340 on the ground at STL. I can't find any record of it on flight aware. Anyone know why it is here? The airport twitter tweeted out pics of it. EDIT: Apparently it came from Washington DC. Makes me think it might have been political since there isn't a tracker...

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1465
Views: 89551

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I wonder what a Republic acquisition of Trans States would mean for IND...... I’m curious to know if they would keep their E145s. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Trans States just signed a deal with UA to bring more into service so I don't think they are going anywhere (assuming you are talking ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

No, it definitely wasn't Swiftair because I was no longer in the conference room at 3:12 when FA says that one landed. I checked FlightAware when I saw it and there was nothing on the arrivals that would've identtified it. No clue then. I drove by when when the DL 757 was landing and noticed the UA...

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by Jshank83
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Can you guys help me out with something? A conference room at work has a perfect view of planes landing on 30R. Very distracting for an avgeek like me and I always have FlightAware open on my laptop seeing what's coming from where. Anyways, sometime this afternoon around 2:45ish, in between a UA 73...

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by Jshank83
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Summer Departures
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: WN Summer Departures

https://www.swamedia.com/pages/city-fact-sheets

Wikipedia also has them in list form based on the fact sheets.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Airlines
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mwmav8r01 wrote:
How can you see departyres outside top 10?


https://www.swamedia.com/pages/city-fact-sheets

Wikipedia also has them in list form based on the fact sheets.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Airlines

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by Jshank83
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1465
Views: 89551

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I wonder why WN had a drop in passengers in June. Haven't they raised their capacity? Three big differences with respect to WN service since May 2017: WN's entry into CVG, discontinuation of WN IND-LGA nonstop service, and discontinuation of WN IND-DCA nonstop service. WN also will be discontinuing...

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by Jshank83
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I am a little curious what kind of impact the PGA Championship will have on traffic. I wouldn't expect up gauging in flights or anything but I would think there would be better loads. It won't be US Open level or anything but I would hope it would be pretty busy.

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is Southwest N772SW?
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Re: SOUTHWEST N772SW

There are at least two other topics that discuss that it was retired. Suggest go back and search for your answer instead of starting another new thread. Just for kicks I tried a bunch of different searches to try to find the threads and couldn't. I think its been awhile since the topic was discusse...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United
Replies: 17
Views: 3727

Re: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United

drdisque wrote:
This could just be a signal that they expect their relationship with AA to end.

Honestly, that might be a good arrangement. Maybe TSA could pick up some at-risk flying on the UA code like they used to do for US.


I think it already was announced they are getting cut by AA.

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United
Replies: 17
Views: 3727

Re: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United

It's better than additional CRJ-200's. I actually like the 200s better. I like being in a wider tube, since I can't stand up straight in 145s. But some people like some things and other people like other things. :-) But to be fair, I have only been in a 200 once (in recent memory) and a 145 once. T...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United
Replies: 17
Views: 3727

Trans states Airlines announces additional flying for United

I drive by their hanger almost every day and had noticed some of the planes in storage were disappearing. I guess this is why. Personally I hate 145s so I am not thrilled about this but as someone who lives in STL, I guess this is a good thing (hopefully they go to other cities routes though, we alr...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 820
Views: 63080

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.cnet.com/news/tsas-new-scan ... d=54937170
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STL is one of the first 15 airports to get the new CT security checkpoint scanners.

https://www.cnet.com/news/tsas-new-scan ... d=54937170

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1229
Views: 115347

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

PIT-LAX is 1,856NM which is well with in the range of the A220. It would be a long flight in a little plane and I don’t think that would be a good selling point to the customer. Not when Southwest is flying 737s to LAX and Spirit flies A320s to LAX. United flies a mixture of A320s and 737s to SFO. ...

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