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by nine4nine
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery
Replies: 69
Views: 12000

Re: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery

MSPSXMFLIER wrote:
I think this was their best looking livery. The dark blue fuselage with the orange and sky blue insignias really contrast nicely.


I disagree. The new livery is very unique and looks great unlike the Southwest 2.1 livery.

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by nine4nine
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: HA the 319Neo and SNA
Replies: 31
Views: 3798

Re: Hypothetical: HA the 19N and SNA

Unless they felt like starting BUR-Hawaii too. Doesn't Burbank have similar runway length issues as SNA does? Just curious, not trying to be argumentative. I'd love to see SNA service. Please Lord, please let it happen!!! Actually, from South Orange County Long Beach actually isn't all that conveni...

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by nine4nine
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 670
Views: 59372

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

For now... I was having a great Nelson HA HA day until I read THAT. If you know something......speak up ! :psst: I believe every secondary city with a nearby B6 major city is on notice. May be true to an extent, but there are some secondary cities with high performance. BUR is one of the most profi...

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by nine4nine
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: HA the 319Neo and SNA
Replies: 31
Views: 3798

Re: Hypothetical: HA the 19N and SNA

Forget HA and an oddball acft...UA could start service to HNL/OGG tomorrow if they wanted to, with 40 ETOPS 73G's in the fleet. Key would be fares the same as LAX. Operating costs less with one less FA onboard as well. Pax would love to avoid the LAX hassle. I bet this would be a winner. With an ex...

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by nine4nine
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui B787-9 at OKC
Replies: 25
Views: 5285

Re: Air Tahiti Nui B787-9 at OKC

https://www.instagram.com/p/BouqobwBsiF ... dy528pfp54

Photo of her touchdown at LAX
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Photo of her touchdown at LAX

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by nine4nine
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 670
Views: 59372

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

It amazes me they haven’t just dropped LGB all together at this point. The intra-west coast destinations are going up against WN now and the frequencies and times are pretty lackluster. Only thing worth keeping is BOS and JFK which I’d see eventually going to SNA with the A220 when it comes online. ...

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by nine4nine
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 670
Views: 59372

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

What id the effective dateon the LGB-FLL cut?

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by nine4nine
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14401

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

I doubt B6 wants to introduce the 737 to the fleet, but it’d be interesting to see them purchase Sun Country and make a mid-continent hub at MSP. I don’t think DL is unbeatable there. I doubt B6 would ever consider some menial carrier with a small fleet of planes like SY or even a HUB in MSP. That’...

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by nine4nine
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14401

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

Big changes are coming to JetBlue. From someone that knows a bit more… I honestly don’t see a path forward as a standalone entity with this management team in place. They are too cautious, risk-averse, and slow to respond and execute. The net result is a fleet of planes and a LCC product better pos...

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by nine4nine
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 16776

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

Will the resumption of BUR-DFW be on mix of 319/738 or RJ’s?

It would be a dream to see the MD80 back for one last year on this run!

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by nine4nine
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN get any of its 737-700 planes ETOPS certified?
Replies: 20
Views: 2435

Re: Will WN get any of its 737-700 planes ETOPS certified?

The first MAX7s will all be ETOPS birds. The extra range and better performance will see these birds connecting DEN,LAS,PHX and possibly BUR,SNA to Hawaii. Also these aircraft will give WN the ability to possibly do some service to Western Europe from BWI. Flyguy When do the first MAX7 birds get de...

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by nine4nine
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 106
Views: 21913

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

I think crash is a bit of overkill. The aircraft according to news reports the aircraft overshoot the runway during a landing attempt at 09.30am local this morning. No reports of weather at the time Airplane in the water = crash. Not complicated. Any time an airplane is not a) in the air, b) standi...

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by nine4nine
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released
Replies: 42
Views: 4152

Re: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released

LGB does not do annual allocations. Only when carriers vacate slots do they get reallocated. Maybe I phrased that wrong by saying an allocation, sorry. I had seen a post on another thread mentioning the 2019 slots for LGB to be released in the next few days. I’m curious as to that to see if WN was ...

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by nine4nine
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 129
Views: 19840

Re: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies

FLLHAV WN 360 45832 63000 72.75% 175 B6 329 31337 49300 63.56% 149.8 Who woulda thunk that WN would be carrying more passengers than B6 between FLL & HAV? Not many folks around here. 2 FREE checked bags ! It's so popular on HAV flights there is a luggage embargo. Each person is limited to 2 max...

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by nine4nine
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released
Replies: 42
Views: 4152

Re: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released

Doesn’t LGB release they’re slot allocation in the next day or so as well?

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by nine4nine
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released
Replies: 42
Views: 4152

Re: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released

So what happened to B6 and the new entrant slots??? This is from 2016: We’ll be asking the airport to place JetBlue on the airport’s waiting list for slots. There are currently four other airlines interested in serving SNA, putting us fifth in priority on the wait list. In order, the current list i...

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by nine4nine
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Salute went wrong: emergency exit deployed (SV@DXB)
Replies: 42
Views: 13865

Re: Water Salute went wrong: emergency exit deployed (SV@DXB)

Has anyone ever watched Arab Street Drifting videos? Insane. These guys clearly D.G.A.F.

There’s some crazy stuff happening over there so this comes at zero surprise lol. Awesome video.

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by nine4nine
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 11804

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

This may already be public, but I have been hearing that WN has given up on waiting for MAX ETOPS and will go forward with Hawaii using current gen 737-800s. Not sure what that does to the timeline. That was the plan from the initial announcement so I don’t think that has any impact on the timeline...

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by nine4nine
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 11804

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

It's interesting, and I don't know why, but this particular WN-Sked-Extension thread has now reached 25 posts with only a couple of posts talking about what is expected or hoped to be included in the new schedule -- the whole purpose of the thread! Heck, I don't think there's been even a single (se...

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by nine4nine
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 11447

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

As the OP on this article I appreciate those of you who actually get it and have gone thru some of the crap with garbage employees and management who are too afraid to offend certain groups of individuals, WN at LAX especially. I was flamed by a few posters about being fired for being late after tr...

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by nine4nine
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 11447

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

As the OP on this article I appreciate those of you who actually get it and have gone thru some of the crap with garbage employees and management who are too afraid to offend certain groups of individuals, WN at LAX especially. I was flamed by a few posters about being fired for being late after tr...

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by nine4nine
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 11447

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

As the OP on this article I appreciate those of you who actually get it and have gone thru some of the crap with garbage employees and management who are too afraid to offend certain groups of individuals, WN at LAX especially. I was flamed by a few posters about being fired for being late after tra...

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by nine4nine
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 239
Views: 16065

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

I find it funny that airlines complain about regulations all the time but at the same time run back to mama (Govt) when the market drops / chapter 11 or when there are real competitions outside the cartel. If they want Govt protection, the need to accept certain regulations to prevent them being to...

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by nine4nine
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 11447

Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

Link to the article; https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/09/21/us/southwest-airlines-lawsuit/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F Alleges that a break room area at HOU recently renovated adding some supervisors offices adjacent created a whites only break room and that he was fired for being a person of...

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by nine4nine
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 239
Views: 16065

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

I find it funny that airlines complain about regulations all the time but at the same time run back to mama (Govt) when the market drops / chapter 11 or when there are real competitions outside the cartel. If they want Govt protection, the need to accept certain regulations to prevent them being to...

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by nine4nine
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTA 772 - 19 September 1989 - The forgotten flight
Replies: 22
Views: 5899

Re: UTA 772 - 19 September 1989 - The forgotten flight

I’ve always wondered if I flew on this exact bird. I flew UTA twice LAX-PPT to see family and vacation and surf. Once in October 1988 and the second in May of 1989. I’ll never forget the flight In 88 however as the man one row up from me in the center aisle seat had a massive heart attack. The pilot...

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by nine4nine
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 670
Views: 59372

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

If the rumor actually is not that and bears validity I’d predict; RNO-Gone SJC- Gone ABQ- Gone LGB- All intra-West gets clipped. Retains JFK/BOS/FLL only. And I really don’t see how BZN/HDN works more than a few weeks. I predict a short lived flop. I see LGB eventually being being shuttered and SNA ...

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by nine4nine
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ULCC (NK/F9) Lack of West Coast Presence
Replies: 13
Views: 1242

Re: ULCC (NK/F9) Lack of West Coast Presence

You would think that NK could set up a nice little operation from ONT with plenty of gate space and FIS. Thy could essentially have they’re own dedicated terminal. Could easily run not only some domestic but could add Mexico and Central America and really do well in my opinion.

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by nine4nine
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ULCC (NK/F9) Lack of West Coast Presence
Replies: 13
Views: 1242

ULCC (NK/F9) Lack of West Coast Presence

Hi all! Curious as to the lack of west coast presence by ULCC carriers, specifically NK and FL. You’d think with areas of the West Coast, especially Southern California being high leisure O&D markets why such a lackluster presence by these carriers especially. With Hollywood, Six Flags, Knotts, ...

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by nine4nine
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 670
Views: 59372

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

B6 launched BUR-BOS this week and the second BUR-JFK daytime flight. Anyone have an idea what the numbers are looking on these flights so far and with future bookings?

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by nine4nine
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue hints at new tail design
Replies: 70
Views: 12011

Re: JetBlue hints at new tail design

KICT wrote:
Repaint into United colors?
I'll show myself out..



Yes please do. But hey at least you didn’t say Hawaiian. 8-)

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by nine4nine
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs
Replies: 42
Views: 5762

Re: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs

I've zeroed out my AAdvantage Miles and now mostly fly with Delta and JetBlue domestically directly because of AA's recent cuts in service. When the US-AA merger was first announced, Parker indicated that US would rise to the level of the current AA, but just the opposite has occurred with the remo...

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by nine4nine
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What do you guys think about the Comac ARJ21?
Replies: 62
Views: 6894

Re: What do you guys think about the Comac ARJ21?

Looks really under powered. Especially if you stuck this side by side with a 717

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by nine4nine
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM loses emotional support dog
Replies: 32
Views: 4490

Re: LATAM loses emotional support dog

The fact of the dog being an emotional support companion or not, is completely irrelevant. I had a dog for many many years and was a beloved member of our family, we use to fly with our dog in a special cage in the cargo hold, never had a problem, but I can tell you, the anxiety level of a flight w...

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by nine4nine
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM loses emotional support dog
Replies: 32
Views: 4490

Re: LATAM loses emotional support dog

People traveled just fine by air from the 40’s thru the 90’s. A glass of whisky on the rocks was about all someone needed to take the edge off until Xanax came along. If you are terrified of flying and need a pet to console you perhaps flying isn’t the option for you. There’s something called Amtrak...

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by nine4nine
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 450
Views: 96185

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Power outlet failure rates are unbelievably rare compared to the failure rate of seatback IFE, which sometimes takes out the whole row when failing.[/quote] I’ve had waaaay more issues with inop WiFi on a few carriers than I have ever had with IFE. I’ve had a higher reliability rate with B6’s ancien...

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by nine4nine
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 8528

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

Poor 738 can’t catch a break with the landing incursions. Does anyone have stats on how many 738’s have been involved in landing incidents and how many of those were write-off’s?

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by nine4nine
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12422

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

Has any US airline actually landed at a wrong airport in the last few years? I remember a Northwest Airline DC10 landed in the wrong country once but that was maybe 15 years ago. Someone already mentioned the WN and 747 freighter incident in Kansas. But if memory serves me correct I believe an AA M...

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by nine4nine
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 450
Views: 96185

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Looks like AS has moved more of these VX birds on more North/South routes from SEA. Been seeing them on most SEA-SNA/BUR routes the past few days. I did a double take seeing VX colors at BUR for the first time.

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by nine4nine
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 579
Views: 52693

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

I noticed AS has started moving the VX metal to some of the north/south markets the past 2 days. N837VA 320 has been doing back and forth SEA-BUR the past 2 days (I hope some pics get posted as this would be first time virgin colors at Burbank) and SEA-SNA is seeing VX metal as well. Is this permane...

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by nine4nine
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is located at front of the Bombardier Q400 cabin between the washroom and exit
Replies: 12
Views: 3830

Re: What is located at front of the Bombardier Q400 cabin between the washroom and exit

Great question. I just recently flew on an airBerlin branded eurowings flight on a Q400 and was trying to figure that out myself. Glad to see someone answer that.

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by nine4nine
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 579
Views: 52693

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Does anyone know how the 3X daily AS SJC-BUR e175 route is performing? Meeting expectations? Will AS keep it status quo? I saw the recent OAG post the other day showing an add from 3x to 4x on BUR-SEA. I don’t think the route is super successful yet, but in order to beef up intra-Cali service again...

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by nine4nine
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Airways to Denver
Replies: 37
Views: 3899

Re: Cayman Airways to Denver

rajincajun01 wrote:
This could be on their new Max8 that they are supposed to start receiving this year.



Doesn’t have to be the MAX8 as they already have a 738 on the line that can easily handle this. I’d imagine the MAX8 would be run on new markets like the long rumored GCM-LAX.

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by nine4nine
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N799AN 77E AA996 EZE-DFW dumping fuel and returning to EZE
Replies: 8
Views: 2604

Re: N799AN 77E AA996 EZE-DFW dumping fuel and returning to EZE

Question...Do Airlines have to pay any environmental impact fees for dumping a full load after take off?

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by nine4nine
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Lane and Hawaii
Replies: 90
Views: 10389

Re: Hurricane Lane and Hawaii

Looking at current NOAA trajectory Looks like every island is going to feel the wrath. Storm path changed from earlier sxraping by and following the island arc to the eye wall now touching the edge of western O’ahu and taking direct aim towards K’auai.

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by nine4nine
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?
Replies: 24
Views: 5028

Re: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?

I was just daydreaming about this a few weeks ago with the Mega Millions jackpot. I was like oh here comes a BBJ in my favorite livery of all time, the Mexicana Black/Gold/White livery! How sexy she would be, black nose, gold engines and all.....

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by nine4nine
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 94064

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Honestly I’m really so surprised this doesn’t happen more often. As someone who would reposition a few 734/732 RON’s at night under power, I’m not gonna lie there was always an I wonder would it would be like to power up and just go for it moment when crossing an active. Btw has anyone just seen the...

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by nine4nine
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?
Replies: 36
Views: 5773

Re: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?

The west coast is much more spread out and lacking condensed areas of major mertropolitan cities than the east coast, where you can find for example a high concentration of large markets (IAD,DCA,BWI, PHL,EWR,JFK,LGA, and BOS) all within a few hours driving radius. With a very un-concentrated area o...

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by nine4nine
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has AA Slipped Behind UA to Become The Number 3 Airline?
Replies: 99
Views: 12696

Re: Has AA Slipped Behind UA to Become The Number 3 Airline?

AA might have proved too big and too complex for the ex-America West/USAirways team to handle. Seems they underestimated AA's complexity and toxic labor relationships. Parker's team has yet to decide what they want "the post merger AA" to be...looks like they want to turn AA into a hybrid...

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by nine4nine
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has AA Slipped Behind UA to Become The Number 3 Airline?
Replies: 99
Views: 12696

Re: Has AA Slipped Behind UA to Become The Number 3 Airline?

This is what happens when the guy running this legacy airline came from HP/US and was trying to turn US into NK and continued to bring that attitude to AA. only thing that would make it worse would be for AA to allow a bunch of anetter armchair wannabe CEOs run it I’m not claiming to be an armchair...

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