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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1066
Views: 84583

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Just announced today, the same guy that setup JetBlue is launching a new US LCC. They have ordered 60 CS300 aircraft. If the airline actually comes to fruition, I would imagine we could see this airline in some Ohio airports. http://montrealgazette.com/business/local-business/aerospace/jetblue-spin...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KSFO/KSTL
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Not sure I have seen this before.

Flights 17 hours delayed from the day before. Not cancelled. SFO-STL

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KSFO/KSTL

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Landing yesterday morning, I saw what looked like an all white 757 (could only see the back 1/4 of the fuselage and tail) parked under the white open hangar on the Boeing part of the field, just North of 12L/30R. Anyone know what it is? I looked through arrivals and couldn't find anything. Do not r...

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by Jshank83
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.imperialvalleynews.com/inde ... vices.html
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Can someone possibly explain better to me what this is all about? And what it means if anything for the airport.

https://www.imperialvalleynews.com/inde ... vices.html

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by Jshank83
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

It's been a while since I've been in E or T2, but could the biggest problem for *major* SW growth be baggage and ticketing check/in areas, followed in a distant third by security lanes? What say you local STL peeps? They have plenty of security lanes. They just added another one. 7 now I think. Tic...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Airport Privatization taking another step. Exploration consultants hired. https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/top-city-officials-vote-to-begin-exploration-of-privatizing-lambert/article_14e304e2-9f86-5b11-bdd1-dfc67fc30735.html Would be interesting if Ontario Teacher's Pension fun...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Artwork at ATL
Replies: 11
Views: 983

Re: Artwork at ATL

As I transfer at ATL today, I was surprised to see stone artworks from Africa in the tunnel between A and T. Why Africa? Seems like there should be something to show Atlanta. I did not have time to venture to the other concourses. Do the other tunnels have art from other places? Does it progress to...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO New Service Announcement?
Replies: 25
Views: 3238

Re: MCO New Service Announcement?

Since the article says "exciting new domestic and international" that narrows it down to a domestic airline since they are the only ones that can fly domestic. Why not a domestic and a international carrier?? Nothing states it has to be just one airline. I considered that but it said anno...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO New Service Announcement?
Replies: 25
Views: 3238

Re: MCO New Service Announcement?

Since the article says "exciting new domestic and international" that narrows it down to a domestic airline since they are the only ones that can fly domestic.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/gov ... 30735.html
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Airport Privatization taking another step. Exploration consultants hired.

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/gov ... 30735.html

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Random thing I found. WN is currently running a 10:55 to PHX. This has to be the latest scheduled flight they have had out of STL. I can't remember anything later than that. On top of that they are running it out of E31. I am a little surprised they are running it right next to the WOW flight (which...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 332
Views: 34176

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

jplatts wrote:
The next WN schedule extension is on June 28th, which is two weeks from this Thursday. Is WN going to be announcing any new nonstop routes on June 28th, or is this just going to be simply an extension of the current WN schedule?


I'm sure there will be something new. I guess we will see on the 28th.

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by Jshank83
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 299
Views: 35757

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

This could be old news but I saw this tweet today and didn't see anything in this forum. .@Allegiant cutting some routes in August, airline says the suspension is seasonal but no specific date for when they will return https://twitter.com/ghimlay/status/1006659558322982912 AUS-CLE AUS-PIE AUS-PIT AU...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5810

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

While I generally agree, my most recent E175 flight on Compass was about the most uncomfortable flight I've ever been on. Zero legroom. Crew was great, though. Interesting. I think I have only been on a Skywest ones so far (united). I have a Republic (Delta) one coming up in about a month though. I...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5810

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

True, but re Q400 v E175, the E175 is clearly, empirically, a better passenger experience. It's not just reputation. QX E175s have first class, have premium, have wifi/free texting, fly faster and higher, are quieter and have larger overhead bins. They're much better planes to fly in. I would rathe...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I was curious on how many people went through STL a day compared to other airports, so I messaged them and asked. They responded with “Approximately 40,000 people go through STL a day”. Which is much more than I would have thought, BNA tweeted that they have about 20K on a normal day. I did not thi...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5810

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

Americans hate turboprops. They just have a bad reputation here. True, but re Q400 v E175, the E175 is clearly, empirically, a better passenger experience. It's not just reputation. QX E175s have first class, have premium, have wifi/free texting, fly faster and higher, are quieter and have larger o...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1066
Views: 84583

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

As for the future, they already operate MSY and the seemingly-promised LGA ship may have sailed, at least for now. I think they're the leading candidate for the SAN service CMH wants and could see MCI added. LAX might be a bit crowded with DL and AA, but maybe all three could coexist on the route? ...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip to Amsterdam and Greece
Replies: 2
Views: 1737

Re: Trip to Amsterdam and Greece

skyduster wrote:
Chicken and orzo (not rice). A pasta widely eaten in Greece. :)

Great report!


Thanks! As I was typing it I was thinking this wasn't really rice but I couldn't think of the actual name.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip to Amsterdam and Greece
Replies: 2
Views: 1737

Trip to Amsterdam and Greece

This is my first trip report so hopefully this goes okay! My routes STL-DTW-AMS on Delta AMS-ATH on Aegean JTR-AMS on Transavia AMS-DTW-STL on Delta Leg 1 Delta STL-DTW DL6220 (operated by GoJet) CRJ-900 Comfort+ Started the trip in STL. Before we got on the plane I walked the concourse and saw Tran...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?
Replies: 65
Views: 4418

Re: What Is The Real Difference Among Full Service, LCC and ULCC Carriers?

At least in the USA, imo: This is a little simplified but for the most part seems to be true: Full service- has First/business class seats (not counting some 50 seat RJS) LCC - Only coach but the coach services are pretty much the same as coach services on full service airlines. ULCC - pay extra for...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I work near the airport, we are right under the approach for 30L/R. I was in a conference room when I heard something louder than usual approaching, and soon this DC-10 appeared: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/OMEGA10/history/20180606/1400Z/KSAT/KSTL Any idea what it's for? It said Omega Tanke...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 2518

Re: Listening to your own flight ATC

Had this question so I figured this topic would be just as good as making a new one.

Do any airlines still let you listen on board through their system? I know some used to. United as mentioned first, I remember listening to it while landing in a storm in Denver.

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Three Kings Pub opened by E33 today. I don't eat at the airport here a ton but I am pretty excited for this one.

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 7858

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

Northwest of the current runwys. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44357580 There's a plan a bit down the page. Basically you would end up razing two villages and having to tunnel the M25 ring motorway. Not a small or peaceful thing to do. People tend to get very attached to their homes and la...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

CLT ORD DFW LAX MIA LGA PHL PHX DCA I don't think he means non-stop. He means direct. one stop, no plane change. ie him saying BOS, LAS Well that list is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay longer then :wideeyed: Haha. I'm just not sure how many tickets they actually sell like that. Southwest does it a...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

TWA302 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
What direct flights are available on AA out of here? I have seen BOS via CLT and LAS via PHX- are there any others?


CLT
ORD
DFW
LAX
MIA
LGA
PHL
PHX
DCA


I don't think he means non-stop. He means direct. one stop, no plane change. ie him saying BOS, LAS

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by Jshank83
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1066
Views: 84583

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

B6 will enter cvg when the time is right. It’s just very slow at introducing new stations. It’s not nk or f9. Delta only makes good money on about 5 routes out of Boston. Cmh and cvg are both on that list. Hard to see b6 not announcing to enter one of these two markets in the next year or so to mak...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I haven't looked at the parking lot numbers lately but I am pretty sure I haven't even seen them with this little of availability before. I know T2 ,D, E are full a fair amount but I never remember seeing the others in the teens. I thought usually C had a fair amount of parking available. Not to say...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 7858

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

I am really late to the 3rd runway convo. Where are they wanting to put it? I looked on a map and couldn't figure out the best place. Northwest of the current runwys. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44357580 There's a plan a bit down the page. Basically you would end up razing two villages a...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 7858

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

I am really late to the 3rd runway convo. Where are they wanting to put it? I looked on a map and couldn't figure out the best place.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 810
Views: 66276

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

Groyd wrote:
So anyone think CLE has a shot at LH to FRA or the coveted year-round to SEA on AS next week?


LH no. The amounts of incentives I have heard they want from mid sized markets are crazy. If CLE gets something to FRA it would be Condor.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

STL-MCI goes 5x daily during November Mon-Fri. Not sure I have ever seen it that high, I may have been in the past though. I'm pretty sure many moons ago it was at least 6, if not 7 daily, perhaps even more, going back to the TWA/AA hub days. I would guess you are probably right on that. I'm a litt...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Updated Frequency spreadsheet for July. (new total) Nothing super major on this one. WN does hit 800 weekly departures for the first time the last 2 weeks of June. Not all their frequency changes below happen the same week. Changes from June AS changes -1 SEA Wed (1) DL changes +1 SLC daily (3) UA C...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?
Replies: 204
Views: 19403

Re: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?

Just my opinion is UA needs to quit running so many 135/45s. I hate those planes and they run a ton to my home airport (STL). Some routes it is all they run even with 4 and 5 frequencies a day. They also have time periods of no mainlines (I don't mind that as much but I know some do). It is a shame ...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Finally got around to updating Feb Load Factors. Top LF% thru Feb WN PDX 91.2% WN MCO 90.5% WN FLL 88.3% G4 PGD 88% WN RSW 88% Still don't totally get why AS is cutting PDX, started SAN instead and are getting killed on it (although it is only 2 1/2 months in). I doubt WN would go 2x daily on PDX bu...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 83711

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Anyone know why Condor has cancelled it last 2 FRA-PIT-FRA flights? On their website it says "operational reasons". Not that it tells you much. https://www.condor.com/us/flight-preparation/travel-advice/latest-travel-updates.jsp Flight cancellations for DE2082/DE2083 on 31 May and DE2098/...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22284

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Indeed, I'm trying to figure it out too. My guess is that some of these slots were subleased by AS already, and perhaps WN has to wait for those to end before resuming use of these slots they just bought? Or perhaps WN was already subleasing some of those slots and bought them all. Technically STL ...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22284

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Just trying to figure out where the slots sent for LGA/DCA 4 for DCA are BNA/DAL/OKC/STL (Sounds like STL was one they were leasing already) 6 for LGA are MCI/DEN/DAL/MSY and what other 2? It looks like the release says MCO and PBI are Saturday so I assume those aren't the other 2. Indeed, I'm tryi...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22284

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Just trying to figure out where the slots sent for LGA/DCA

4 for DCA are BNA/DAL/OKC/STL (Sounds like STL was one they were leasing already)
6 for LGA are MCI/DEN/DAL/MSY and what other 2? It looks like the release says MCO and PBI are Saturday so I assume those aren't the other 2.

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Numbers for November on WN (Nov 9-15 so they don't get changed for Thanksgiving). I'll look those numbers up later.

113 M-F
Up 1 weekday flight in each of following over last November:
CUN
MCI
DCA
BDL
SJC
SMF
PHL

77 Saturday (Up 1)
114 Sunday (up 8)

756 total for week

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

STL-MCI goes 5x daily during November Mon-Fri. Not sure I have ever seen it that high, I may have been in the past though.

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22284

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Why hasn't WN added RIC-MDW or RIC-LAS nonstop service yet? Greater Richmond is the 2nd largest U.S. metro area (after Greater Milwaukee) that has never had nonstop service to MDW on WN. The lack of nonstop service to LAS from RIC on any airline is also a huge hole, and there is enough demand for W...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 83711

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

STL is 2x Fri/Sat/Sun in November. 2x Sun in December but the December schedule is all over the place usually week to week so I don't pay much attention to it. 2x on Sun has been happening for a while now so that's nothing new. I checked the week of Nov 4 and Dec 9 and those are normal at 8x weekly...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22284

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

What is a little tough with a schedule change like this one is Southwest has increased the amount of variation within a "schedule period" compared to prior years. And this one is about as variable a period as they come. So it's difficult to necessary get a good picture of the schedule onl...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 83711

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Jshank83 wrote:
STL is 2x Fri/Sat/Sun in November.
2x Sun in December but the December schedule is all over the place usually week to week so I don't pay much attention to it.

The November I quoted it just the weekend before Thanksgiving. After is Sat/sun. So I guess November is very week to week also.

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Took this from the urbanstl site. I don't think the poster is on here, if you are feel free to take credit for this as I found it interesting. Also this is in no way me saying STL should have a nonstop to asia. ------ https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2018/05/04/americans-vice-president-plan...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 41619

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Ill go though the entire schedule in a bit but it looks like PIT is 2x daily on the Fri/Sat/Sun in November. and 2x on Sunday in December (Although the December schedule is so different week to week I usually don't even do a frequency spreadsheet for it. ) I take this back somewhat. The weekends in...

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by Jshank83
Thu May 31, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 83711

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

STL is 2x Fri/Sat/Sun in November.
2x Sun in December but the December schedule is all over the place usually week to week so I don't pay much attention to it.

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