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by Jshank83
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sun Country to let companies advertise on their free entertainment on board
Replies: 9
Views: 874

Re: Sun Country to let companies advertise on their free entertainment on board

Don't other airlines streams have ads? Southwest I know there is one before you start tv. I can't remember if there is before movies or not.

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

pmanni1 wrote:
Good to see that starting June 6th UA is upgrading their 2xdaily to SFO from E175's to A320's. Advance ticket sales must be good.


Nice last year it ran 1x175 and 1xmainline so that is good they are both going mainline. I was waiting to see if it changed.

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

So what is missing from the "old school" Southwest days? Is it just Louisville and Indianapolis? Louisville, Indy, Albuquerque, Salt Lake, Birmingham from what I can remember. I didn't realize they flew to SLC before. The rest I knew about. ABQ is the one I really want to see back, but I ...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/ ... yptr=yahoo
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Looks like BHM is wanting STL service back. Hopefully WN brings it back. Or maybe Contour but I would prefer WN.

https://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/ ... yptr=yahoo

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 8563

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

^ Kennedy predicts >10 million for 2019. His early-year prediction for 2018 (9.7 million) was very close. Interesting that Kansas City, CLE's largest unserved market, remains an elusive target. Logically WN is the airline to do it; but, year after year, they don't... I'd love to see DL do this rout...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.kmov.com/news/study-ranks-l ... 9a6fb.html
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STL has the shortest security wait times of the top 40 airports in the country.

https://www.kmov.com/news/study-ranks-l ... 9a6fb.html

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10050

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Doesn't sound like a route announcement to me unless it is some sort of base/focus city announcement or something. Not going to be some single one off route though. Any Fedex expansion rumors or anything? https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/1085679176219353090 All we can say at this time is it's ...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10050

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Doesn't sound like a route announcement to me unless it is some sort of base/focus city announcement or something. Not going to be some single one off route though. Any Fedex expansion rumors or anything? https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/1085679176219353090 All we can say at this time is it's r...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10050

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

None of it says air service announcement. Could be cargo or jobs related.

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 111
Views: 8634

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

You’d be surprised. There’s international connections happening daily. BA pax connecting to AA flights and vice versa? Or maybe AC pax connecting on UA flights? That and UA to AC or AA to WS or whatever. It happens more than you’d think. How much? I just can't imagine it is that much. A few %? I wo...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Yesterday, Allegiant announced Cleveland/Cincinnati to Norfolk. For the market niches here, I can't help but think Norfolk, Savannah and Charleston would be lovely adds on Allegiant from St. Louis, but I can't help but ask the question if such markets wouldn't be better served from Lambert, rather ...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 111
Views: 8634

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I'll ask this again since it seemed to get lost in the shuffle before. Will the new international customs facility that will be built in the center of the airport have a recheck facility to accommodate connecting passengers, or does BNA anticipate all international traffic being O&D? Most of it...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 22357

Re: RDU "Big" Announcement 1/15 - 10am

chepos wrote:
Some of these guesses are just ridiculous, UA is not going to be flying from RDU to FRA. Come on now.


You mean ridiculous rumors/guesses isn't the entire point of a.net...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 22357

Re: RDU "Big" Announcement 1/15 - 10am

Seeing it is air service I doubt it is a club announcement.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 22357

Re: RDU "Big" Announcement 1/15 - 10am

FA9295 wrote:
Let's just hope it's not even more Frontier shenanigans.


This was the first thing I thought of when I saw they were having an announcement.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 111
Views: 8634

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Contour is only using 30 seat planes. You obviously don’t need as much O&D to fill those up.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 111
Views: 8634

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

southwest1675 wrote:
Apparently Contour is rumored to fly the 135 between IND and BNA soon.


That would make sense. They are talking to STL about at risk routes. Might as well do the same at BNA.

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by Jshank83
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Apparently, due to the shutdown the transtats site isn't being updated. So I won't have any new load factors updates (as well as other things) for awhile.

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by Jshank83
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lambert/KSTL Terminal 1 closed by fire: 13-Jan-2019 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Re: Lambert/KSTL Terminal 1 closed by fire: 13-Jan-2019 AM

I saw a F9 flight turned back to Denver about the time it got to KC. Not sure why they wouldn’t just continue. It wasn’t like it couldn’t land (and the terminal was back in service before they would have anyway. Now they probably will cancel that flight and the next flight because of it. Edit: they ...

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by Jshank83
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/stlfiredept/status/ ... 81089?s=21
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Here is an “alarm” update and who was what. All for same fire but it looks like cargo road is how the north county trucks got there.

https://twitter.com/stlfiredept/status/ ... 81089?s=21

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by Jshank83
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

dont quote me - could be two separate fires or "fires" well, it did say second alarm. I would presume if there is a two alarm in Terminal 1 by itself, Terminal 2 would be shut down as a precaution. I would presume Terminal 2 is still operating because Terminal 1 has no actual raging fire ...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

For the winter storm, Lambert is so far doing pretty well...from Fr24 Anyone flying out or in today or know someone who is? I flew in tonight. Got in at 4:30. Had my DCA-STL flight on AA canceled (the last 2 from there of the day were canceled.) Barely made it to the one I did. They announced 4 min...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks who's back! https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/stalled-international-air-cargo-facility-planned-for-lambert-back-on/article_22cbbcc2-c66c-5b4b-8bbe-bea54433ee4e.html 700 new jobs "put St. Louis on the map as an international logistics air hub." They talked about this in the com...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Plane flying low. reasons?
Replies: 6
Views: 1428

Plane flying low. reasons?

I noticed this plane was flying DCA-ORD at 22,000 even though it was planned at 38. All the other flights today between the airports flew higher, even one that left around the same time. Just curious on the reasons it might be doing this and still make the trip without having to land for something m...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I forgot where but I read that Contour wants to add BNA from FLW too. They also said the community loved Cape, but it was time to move on to jets. It was mentioned in the airport commission meeting that they are talking to Contour about adding at risk routes. Also mentioned, O&D up 4% in Novemb...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 90
Views: 8563

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

http://www.applevacations.com/flight-sc ... cleveland/
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Robert1010 wrote:
Anyone know the details of the PUJ flight ? and will Sunwing still operate there flts?


Frontier

http://www.applevacations.com/flight-sc ... cleveland/

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I hope these flights are successful. The 9:10pm departure time to PDX seems less than ideal. But I guess price sensitive flyers will deal with an oddly timed flight. The MSP flight seems to be strictly for o&d and doesn't seem to offer any connections. Can this route support a 3rd airline? It i...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Good to see the PDX add. I thought that was a possibility but I wasn't sure if they would add a route that long this soon. Hopefully it does well. We will see what connections they open up thru MSP. Kind of weird they will have a 2 month break in flights at STL but oh well. Also, the contour route ...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Good to see the PDX add. I thought that was a possibility but I wasn't sure if they would add a route that long this soon. Hopefully it does well. We will see what connections they open up thru MSP. Kind of weird they will have a 2 month break in flights at STL but oh well. Also, the contour route w...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville (BNA) Air Service Announcement
Replies: 70
Views: 6479

Re: Nashville (BNA) Air Service Announcement

SAT has a new airline announcement tomorrow, so if that airline matches the BNA announcement (not necessarily to each other) it probably is SY, since the Nashville one doesn't say new airline. SY needs to do a summer update anyway

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

pmanni1 wrote:
Does anyone know what aircraft Volaris will be using?


Looks like a A320 based on the seat map. At least in March for HUX.

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3948

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

BNA is going under an expansion that is changing the airport completely by 2023. A new concourse is being added right next to Southwest's operation. http://bnavisionnashville.com/site/web/assets/2018/06/Untitled-1000x560.jpg I knew that. I just knew it was 2023 and I thought I had seen in the BNA t...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I think I posted this awhile back but customs is going to be busy in March on Saturdays. It will be interesting to see how they handle it, especially if there are delays before the 3 flights getting in at the same time. F9 CUN-STL 1522 WN PUJ-STL 1640 -- this one is going to need to be a quick turn...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3948

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Nashville will have 133 next summer. They currently have 14 gates, and are supposed to pick up another 6 by 2020. There's also been rumors that they'll take a gate away from AA in a few months. I was always told WN could turn 10 flights a day on just one gate. So I guess 140 daily departures. So ab...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3948

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I see a lot more additions at BNA this year. They are going to try to turn it into a southeastern BWI. FLL will see more cutbacks. STL will probably see minimal growth. more growth in west coast to combat AS. Will be interesting to see what happens here. SAN/SJC are obviously the hot spots. One thi...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3948

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I see a lot more additions at BNA this year. They are going to try to turn it into a southeastern BWI. FLL will see more cutbacks. STL will probably see minimal growth. more growth in west coast to combat AS. Will be interesting to see what happens here. SAN/SJC are obviously the hot spots. One thi...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viking Cruises revives Mississippi plans; what it means for MSY/MEM/STL/MSP air service?
Replies: 57
Views: 6353

Re: Viking Cruises revives Mississippi plans; what it means for MSY/MEM/STL/MSP air service?

I’ve always said STL is the Miami of the Midwest. At a loss for what on Earth that could actually mean.... but sounds like a nice sentiment regardless. :) When the news came out a few years ago about them doing cruises and having starts/stops in STL, I said it. Miami has a bunch of cruises that sta...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I think I posted this awhile back but customs is going to be busy in March on Saturdays. It will be interesting to see how they handle it, especially if there are delays before the 3 flights getting in at the same time. F9 CUN-STL 1522 WN PUJ-STL 1640 -- this one is going to need to be a quick turn....

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

TWA302 wrote:
Speaking of FI, anyone hear any updates or progress on talks? Seems to have gone silent.


Hoping something is mentioned in the commission meeting next week. In the November one they acted like they wouldn't hear anything until at least the end of December/beginning of January.

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 111
Views: 8634

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Is BNA’s WN’s largest station without international flights? I haven’t checked that but I feel like it must be among the larger domestic-only ones. WN flying to CUN, DR, Bahamas seems like it would be pure cash with all the Southwest loyalists WN flies once a week seasonally to CUN. I’m pretty sure...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I always thought they would do MCI when the terminal opened (because they really can’t until then). E175 range to both coasts (like STL). Maybe they don’t want to wait that long though. Let’s say theoretically this happens, I still think it would be more of a focus city than a hub. Having some cross...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contour is growing, AGAIN!
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Re: Contour is growing, AGAIN!

Is there a source on the amount of flights. I’ve been searching around trying to find that info for a few days now.

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by Jshank83
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
contour is 12x weekly


I didn’t figure it would be super frequent but not even 2x a day surprises me. They had 6x a day on Fridays with cape. Still more seats total but I was hoping for 3x during the week.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I find the endless talk about TATL flights from St. Louis very interesting. Sure alot of people fly go to London from St. Louis but obviously not a plane full a day. If you were to get a non-stop to LHR, CDG , DUB or FRT. most of the passengers would connect. That's one stop service to most of Euro...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 7595

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Help! Can anyone give me any ideas about a reliable (and free or at least cheap) source that will tell me what nonstop flights F9 offers from SAN? And hopefully, what season particular routes operate as well? I try to maintain a data base of all nonstop routes from SAN and F9 makes it impossible to...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 11388

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Had a chance to look through some Satellite imagery archives this afternoon. It looks like C29 got a jet bridge sometimes between 10/27 and 11/6. I knew they were redoing that area and had bids out to put in jet bridges but they all included just doing electrical work on C29 for a what I thought was...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 7595

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
I don’t see Frontier in Canada but rather bombing the cities near the Canadian border. BUF, BTV, SYR etc...


They fly to YYC already. I don't think adding a 2nd is a longshot.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 102
Views: 8705

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Did this last year, and I thought it would be a good way document what happened in 2018 for future a.net users Noteworthy Mainline/Frequency Changes American IND-ORD year-round mainline Delta IND-SLC went all mainline on March 1st United IND-IAD/EWR saw mainline for summer and fall Changes made in ...

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