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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 45853

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Some updated information on the ETOPS timeline was compiled by Beat of Hawaii - things might start happening very quickly https://beatofhawaii.com/southwest-hawaii-airline-update/ That is very short lead in time for ticket sales.... A spokesman from WN did say last week that they would be willing t...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So, about the DHL thing in the IAA board meeting packet. I want to make sure I am understanding this clearly. It says "air cargo leasing space". Now, DHL has no scheduled flights here so does that mean they're going to bring in a couple of their aircraft every once in awhile, or will they...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 45853

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Some updated information on the ETOPS timeline was compiled by Beat of Hawaii - things might start happening very quickly Updated 1pm HST August 14, 2018. We have more information and further clarification on what to expect on upcoming Southwest Hawaii flights.✈ September to October 2018 ETOPS test...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I wish IND would get something like this in Civic Plaza. How amazing would that be? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8azGTsslNc It would be nice, although it wouldn't really fit the modern slick look of the terminal http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/38885273/indy-airport-poised-for-another...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
I bet IND gets either WW or FI next. EI is in a lingo between YUL, PIT, and DTW most likely as their newest A321LR destinations.


Perhaps, although there was talk that service to Germany was in discussion

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2018/08/15/indianapolis-airport-teases-new-european-flights-rider-numbers-soar/987328002/ Airport is teasing again: But Mario Rodriguez, executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, said airport leaders don't intend to rest on the laurels of a second...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1550
Views: 88528

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

The CAA stats for June show that LHR-BNA is performing well, and ahead of LHR-MSY in terms of passenger numbers: http://www.caa.co.uk/uploadedFiles/CAA/Content/Standard_Content/Data_and_analysis/Datasets/Airport_stats/Airport_data_2018_06/Table_12_1_Intl_Air_Pax_Traffic_Route_Analysis.pdf 8,777 pas...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2018/08/15/indianapolis-airport-teases-new-european-flights-rider-numbers-soar/987328002/ Airport is teasing again: But Mario Rodriguez, executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, said airport leaders don't intend to rest on the laurels of a second ...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1324
Views: 107334

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

WWads wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
It looks like CVG-LGA is going seasonal


If you're referring to AA, I'm not surprised. It went from 3x daily E175s to 2x daily ERJ-140s.


F9 rather

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=32621 It looks like a parking garage expansion is in the works, not sure how large the expansion will be though. I mostly take Lyft to the airport, but when I drive I don't usually have trouble finding parking. Also I don't think there is room ...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

ibthebigd wrote:
Wouldn't an A330 be to big and the 767 would be stretching its range?

Delta dropped the ball on the 787

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk


The A332 would probably have the range and is similar seating capacity to DL's 767ER

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Anyone find it interesting that Delta is a member and sponsor of the Japan-America Society of Indiana? http://www.japanindiana.org/english/membership_list.html http://www.japanindiana.org/english/program/2017/10012017_Golf%20Classic.html What's more interesting is that the JASI helped DL get the MSP...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First DL A220 painted
Replies: 10
Views: 2937

Re: First DL A220 painted

P. H. O. T. O. S. H. O. P.

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2996

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

SDF is too small, in terms of Originating passengers in Q1 2018 they were in the same ballpark as RNO and ALB with around 215,000 Originating passengers according to the DOT. https://www.bts.gov/content/fares-airports-100k-499999k-originating-passengers-1st-quarter-2018 You can't really compare SDF...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 53
Views: 2996

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

Wonder who might start LAX https://www.courier-journal.com/story/money/companies/2018/08/13/louisville-airport-adds-non-stop-flights-austin-texas/941664002/ Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk "The article should note that CVG , BNA and IND enplanements include significant amounts of connecti...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate Contracts
Replies: 1
Views: 368

Re: Corporate Contracts

In reading some of the route speculation threads, I’ve noticed people saying AA, DL, UA, etc will fly AAA-BBB if they can secure enough corporate contracts. I’m sure these contracts are extremely confidential but was wondering if anybody could provide details as to how some of these contracts are s...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1550
Views: 88528

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

If it is in fact 6 new routes, then who's to say it isn't Sun Country rather than NK

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1324
Views: 107334

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

It looks like CVG-LGA is going seasonal

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by Midwestindy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I'd like to know what DL's long term plan is for IND, if they have any. On paper, IND is a prime candidate for a focus city operation, but nearby CVG already is one, and even though DL is very profitable, they can't spread their resources too thin. Without specifics, continued growth for the next 2...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

CVG is the only DL hub or focus city airport that isn't currently served nonstop from IND, but IND is too close to CVG for DL to continue serving CVG nonstop from IND. DL has also significantly downsized its CVG operation since the DL-NW merger. There are some East Coast destinations such as BWI, C...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Then why in the world did BA not come when the state / airport was giving a incentive when Delta took the chance. Hell PIT has what (4) markets? The logic isn’t making sense to me, if there was that much demand, why did BA jump on the chance backed by a (2) year deal? I once again know nothing. Tha...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1550
Views: 88528

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

I'll guess WOW to KEF, Condor to FRA, or NK

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1550
Views: 88528

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 Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1550
Views: 88528

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

southwest1675 wrote:
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

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More F9 route announcements
Replies: 61
Views: 5008

Re: More F9 route announcements

SRQ is loaded with service to CLE
PBI is loaded with service to PIT, STL, and CMH
PUJ is loaded with CVG, CLE, and STL

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 88386

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

LifetimeGS wrote:
F9 presser at CLE today...adding some, dropping SAN and perhaps others....No idea where.


These are 3 that I saw
CLE-PBI on A321
CLE-PUJ on A320
CLE-SRQ on A321

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 86
Views: 10002

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

LAXLHR, I would venture that if you knew how much money they were losing on the rest of their JFK operations... you wouldn't be posting yours. You do know that 6% of BA's total Revenue is made on that LHR-JFK route right? For reference it produces the highest amount of revenue out of every airline ...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Then why in the world did BA not come when the state / airport was giving a incentive when Delta took the chance. Hell PIT has what (4) markets? The logic isn’t making sense to me, if there was that much demand, why did BA jump on the chance backed by a (2) year deal? I once again know nothing. Tha...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So the runway might be built by 2027. . . I would think that service would hurt Delta CDG flight for sure. ☹️ Yeah, but the London market is significantly more important to the IND business community, and represents almost a quarter of the IND-EU market. Salesforce, Eli Lilly, Cummins, Rolls-Royce,...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1324
Views: 107334

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

CVG is included as a market that could sustain service to London based on a new OAG report: https://www.oag.com/hubfs/Free_Reports/Heathrow%20Forecast%20/The%20Heathrow%20Forecast.pdf?hsCtaTracking=b001b868-f2a4-47ef-941a-2f1d1db4b24c%7C184067d2-93da-4e3c-9fa2-948ee2b0afdc I am very interested to s...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 86
Views: 10002

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Let’s say 10x LAX 4x SFO 5x MIA 5x CLT 4x DCA Let’s say they bump up DFW and ORD just to keep their hands on some slots: 4x ORD 4x DFW Let’s say they bump up PHL with 4 rjs just to keep a few more 4x PHL And let’s keep a token 1 daily to partner hubs 1x LHR 1x BCN And CDG like they did in BOS for a...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Just some food for thought: https://www.oag.com/hubfs/Free_Reports/Heathrow%20Forecast%20/The%20Heathrow%20Forecast.pdf?hsCtaTracking=b001b868-f2a4-47ef-941a-2f1d1db4b24c%7C184067d2-93da-4e3c-9fa2-948ee2b0afdc OAG identified CVG, PIT(just got service), STL, and IND as US markets that could receive s...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 86
Views: 10002

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

I wonder how much AA does feed BA at JFK. I would assume BA survives on O&D and whatever connections they receive are just added benefit. AA doesn't have a significant level of traffic into JFK from destinations not already served nonstop to LHR by AA or BA already. I'm sure this was different ...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 86
Views: 10002

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

AA is in a really difficult spot with JFK, with far more slots and terminal real estate than they need or can profitably utilize. On the one hand, they need to feed their partner BA. In providing BA with too much feed (or more specifically, the wrong types of feed), they risk cannibalizing PHL. In ...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension
Replies: 78
Views: 11098

Re: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension

AA CMH-LAX DEC 1.1>2[0.8] JAN 1.0>2[0.6] FEB 1.0>2[0.7] MAR 1.0>2[0.8] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY 1.0>2[1.0] AA LAX-MSY DEC 1.1>2[0.9] JAN 1.0>2[1.0] FEB 1.0>2[1.0] MAR 1.0>2[1.0] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY 1.0>2[1.0] Looks like AA is trying to lock up some TCON markets, IND-LAX went 2x daily as well. Probably try...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Obviously something is filling the belly, and it isn’t just cargo, so obviously it isn’t so large that GE is only using Fedex, for the CDG flight, in which Fedex flights nightly. I would say there is plenty of cargo filling the 767 pax flight. I worked at Fedex, back in 2003-06 and a lot has change...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension
Replies: 78
Views: 11098

Re: OAG Changes 8/12/2018: DL Drops CAK-DTW;CZ Adds LAX-SHE;UA Back in IAH-MZT;WN Builds LGB;F9 Extension

AA CMH-LAX DEC 1.1>2[0.8] JAN 1.0>2[0.6] FEB 1.0>2[0.7] MAR 1.0>2[0.8] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY 1.0>2[1.0] AA LAX-MSY DEC 1.1>2[0.9] JAN 1.0>2[1.0] FEB 1.0>2[1.0] MAR 1.0>2[1.0] APR 1.0>2[1.0] MAY 1.0>2[1.0] Looks like AA is trying to lock up some TCON markets, IND-LAX went 2x daily as well. Probably try...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Ok, lots of questions here. What exactly does GE put on the flights? Re SEA, Does an A319 really have enough space for a lot of cargo? And on CDG around what volume of the 767 space is PAX bags vs cargo? GE puts the LEAP-1A engine cores on the IND-CDG flight for final assembly in Paris. Since I don...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet is on its last leg
Replies: 11
Views: 3174

OneJet is on its last leg

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2018/08/10/OneJet-subject-of-lawsuit-claiming-it-owes-the-region-more-flights/stories/201808100180 A once sizable operation is currently down to a measly network of PIT-IND/BDL and BUF-ALB. Among the grievances against OneJet, the airline has not paid passeng...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 682
Views: 86569

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

They're saying it was a customer service agent that didn't actually know how to fly. Crazy!! I would be surprised if this is true, that would mean he figured out how to start the engine and get the plane to the runway... Agreed. Especially considering that the Q400 isn’t quite easy to start as some...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 25274

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I really don’t see CMH-AMS or CDG on DL. That would nicely fill a B757, but DL has pulled all B757 TATL flying this summer and a B767 is way too big. Columbus is actually a very small airport, it only served 7.500.000 passengers last year. In Europe that would rank it inbetween Charleroi and Herakl...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Ok, lots of questions here. What exactly does GE put on the flights? Re SEA, Does an A319 really have enough space for a lot of cargo? And on CDG around what volume of the 767 space is PAX bags vs cargo? GE puts the LEAP-1A engine cores on the IND-CDG flight for final assembly in Paris. Since I don...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I am curious how they plan on doing this. The original plan in Midfield Terminal document showed the expanded garage going where the proposed hotel is going. Not sure they can just add levels to the existing garage. Could the existing structure support the additional weight without collapsing? Woul...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Also, did anyone notice they are also going to expand the belly cargo building? Yeah, DL has been in talks with the airport since this time last year about expanding the facility. In June of this year, DL carried around half the cargo of all other passenger airlines combined. For reference they wer...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1491
Views: 90676

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=32621 It looks like a parking garage expansion is in the works, not sure how large the expansion will be though. I mostly take Lyft to the airport, but when I drive I don't usually have trouble finding parking. Also I don't think there is room ...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 311
Views: 36782

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... n-at-miami

"American Airlines gets priority in gate allocation at Miami"
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https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... n-at-miami

"American Airlines gets priority in gate allocation at Miami"

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