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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences

Sounds like more of an issue with Volaris and not at all an issue about actually crossing the border. Obviously you overlooked or didn’t bother reading that there is no airline representation on the US side. If you have an issue you have to drive to the next border crossing and then to the airport ...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences

Sounds like more of an issue with Volaris and not at all an issue about actually crossing the border. Obviously you overlooked or didn’t bother reading that there is no airline representation on the US side. If you have an issue you have to drive to the next border crossing and then to the airport ...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences

Sounds like more of an issue with Volaris and not at all an issue about actually crossing the border. Obviously you overlooked or didn’t bother reading that there is no airline representation on the US side. If you have an issue you have to drive to the next border crossing and then to the airport ...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 922

SAN/TIJ CBX-Cross Border Express Experiences

I commented on another post about this but felt it warranted its own thread. Has anyone had any positive/negative issues with the CBX (cross border express terminal crossing)? After my 4th experience I sure did have one hell of a negative one. Make this experience as short and sweet as possible but ...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexican carriers TIJ-HNL
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: Mexican carriers TIJ-HNL

Just returned from a trip to Mexico. While there I spent a day with a old friend who works for one of the large Mexican airlines. Of course the airline industry and latest developments came up in our discussion. One fascinating topic was either Aeromexico or Volaris starting service to HNL from TIJ...

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by nine4nine
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines announces 15 new routes
Replies: 37
Views: 4734

Re: Frontier Airlines media event at ONT - June 5th

janders wrote:
ONT event is at 1130am.

I cant see a VP attend in person for a measly single MCO route announcements.



Totally Agree.

Would be nice to see them announce an ONT focus city as I think they would be a carrier best suited for larger scale ONT ops due to the business model they promote.

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by nine4nine
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

https://www.oag.com/hubfs/Free_Reports/ ... c7d39b4ee7 Data for the 12-months from May 2017 to April 2018 and ranked by fastest growing Hub Airports, Mid-Sized Airports. BUR made #4 fastest growing Mid-Sized airport in the US behind 1-CVG, 2-AUS, and 3-SJC. 4. BUR-15% -Southwest dominates with 76 pe...

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by nine4nine
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Does anyone know how their gate space usage is? It should be fine considering BUR is still a ways off from their peak traffic levels from a decade ago. I looked at today, and there were 82 departures from 6 airlines as follows: Southwest only DAL, SLC, PDX - 1 each DEN - 2 PHX - 6 LAS - 10 SMF, SJC...

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by nine4nine
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Ive not flowin into and out of BUR for a few years but always fount it to be an intriguing airport. One thing I thought I remember was that topography and runway length constrained operations at this airport - I know the longest runway is about 6900 feet. Are there still major constraints on distan...

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by nine4nine
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SY Paint Scheme Coming?
Replies: 52
Views: 4243

Re: New SY Paint Scheme Coming?

A for me, C runner up

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

2017 Total Enplanement/Deplanememt

LGB- 3,783,805
BUR- 4,739,466

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

But your saying LGB does? Funny, I don’t see Airlines clamoring over each other to pick up the slots B6 gave up after squatting on them for years because the demand to fill those measly 35 slots alone was just bursting at the seams. Must be all that demand eh???

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

The jetSuite X post was utter nonsense. Do your research.

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

duplicate. Mods plz delete this post

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Idea to move JetBlue LGB focus city to BUR is largely nonsense to me. BUR has a far smaller catchment area - 17 percent of the regions potential domestic passenger base, versus over 40 percent at LGB with its very accessible location. BUR works for primarily for the northern portion of the Greater ...

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Idea to move JetBlue LGB focus city to BUR is largely nonsense to me. BUR has a far smaller catchment area - 17 percent of the regions potential domestic passenger base, versus over 40 percent at LGB with its very accessible location. BUR works for primarily for the northern portion of the Greater ...

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service
Replies: 301
Views: 39279

Re: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service

Booking comparisons LAX 01Jun - 36/61/245 02Jun - 39/60/236 03Jun - 28/42/206 04Jun - 32/52/234 05Jun - 31/52/207 06Jun - 29/59/213 07Jun - 35/52/205 ONT 01Jun - 21/60/152 02Jun - 19/40/180 03Jun - 21/29/117 04Jun - 20/34/210 05Jun - 14/39/139 06Jun - 17/36/143 07Jun - 14/41/185 As reminder the 77W...

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pet Airways trying to restart operations
Replies: 13
Views: 1597

Re: Pet Airways trying to restart operations

Excellent. Maybe they can crate and ship all these ridiculous “emotional pet owners” along with their pets as well.

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

On the new OAG release DL upgauges BUR-SLC from 4 to 5 daily. Any chance any portion of this service will eventually go mainline (717) other than the mix of CRJ and E175?

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

I hope you are wrong on this prediction. I do not see ONT capable of providing B6 the numbers on the type of operation they run. For short hops like LAS,OAK,PHX etc...on WN it makes sense but I don’t see the transcon heavy business from that side of the LA basin. It too far and sits between 4 atroc...

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by nine4nine
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

I'd really look forward to more transcons from BUR in order to avoid LAX. Parking is $10/day cheaper at BUR so even when the fares are higher, it often makes sense just for the convenience. Plus with front and rear non-jetway boarding/deboarding plus the proximity of the runway to the terminal, BUR...

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by nine4nine
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Probably more to come from B6 as the LGB drawdown moves forward. I would love to see BUR-FLL. Not sure what else makes sense for them, though. p2p service, including several routes from BUR, wasn't successful in the past. It's between BUR and ONT. They are not going to stick around in LGB imo. If t...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

GSP psgr wrote:
I'm a bit surprised AA hasn't returned on the BUR-DFW route, as a way to connect the broader network to BUR.




I was shocked that after all the years they ran it they pulled it. WN saw the value and from what I hear BUR-DAL is great.

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Last I've heard WN will take A1-A7 AS gates A8 and Share Gate A9 with Hawaiian eventually something next year. American B1 ,UNITED B2 & B3, JetBlue Gates B4 and B5. Flyguy Thx for sharing. I’ve noticed over the years you are usually really spot on with your posts. I have heard the HA entry and ...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Any progress on the new terminal at BUR? That should help with airlines expanding their ops there! Also I think BUR is one of the places that will start seeing the AS airbus service when AAG starts reassigning equipment later this summer! Be on the lookout for some LVX airbus equipment sometime soo...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 134
Views: 13085

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

Slightly off topic....I was at LHR T2 a few days back and saw this retro bird from a distance and was like wow what’s that. When she finally taxied by it was the Art Lingus retro A320. Wow beautiful plane!!!!

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Is there enough room here for all of the B6 LGB operation? T answer your question, Yes! Very low useage on some gates a moajority of the day especially the AA and DL gates which typically see at most 2-3 sometimes up to 4 at peak daily flights. Until the 2nd JFK flight and BOS start the gate only s...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Imagine if UA brought back the 767 bur-ord! Wouldn’t that be awesome?!?! I have pix of it at BUR on my twitter account. I’m really surprised UA has left such a stagnant presence at BUR the past decade especially holding the majority of terminal B and 4 of its gates. It was a non-mainlime station se...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

I'm surprised that F9 hasn't entered the market yet. I could see them successfully operating BUR-DEN and BUR-AUS. You would think so. With 2nd return entries at both FAT and LGB it amazes me how they never jumped in the game here. They could really do they’re throw the dart at a map strategy and re...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 56
Views: 11843

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

It really takes a lot for me to gag from odor but I did one time have to continually swallow and choke down my vomit from a passengers foot odor while in security screening line at TBIT in LAX.

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 70
Views: 5661

Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

A lot of good news coming out of BUR recently after years of stagnant growth and new destinations. B6- Adds 2nd JFK, introduces BOS Probably more to come from B6 as the LGB drawdown moves forward. Excited to fly the BOS route. WN- Adds MDW and HOU. Bringing a total of 12 destinations served by WN fr...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 31, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled
Replies: 50
Views: 6801

Re: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled

How would it be any more of a "nightmare" if it were slot-controlled?[/quote]


Have you ever flown from JFK?

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by nine4nine
Thu May 31, 2018 3:46 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

red66mustang wrote:
BUR gets nonstops to MDW and HOU


YES!!! Finally. Good to see this add. Both should be good routes especially providing 1 stop international connectivity thru HOU.

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by nine4nine
Thu May 31, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled
Replies: 50
Views: 6801

Re: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled

Typical from here in CA. Look at the highway system. They knew many years in advance that there would be a population boom yet they sat on they’re hands for decades and in many cases have not upgraded the infrastructure accordingly. Look at Interstate 5 leaving downtown LA. 3 lanes between there and...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 31, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 151
Views: 15502

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Any confirmed pdates on the LGB slot assignment awards?

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by nine4nine
Thu May 31, 2018 1:00 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

wnflyguy wrote:
LGB looks like they gained 5 flights added 2 more SMF ,3 daily LAS and 1 Saturday/Sunday Den Nonstop.
11 daily flights.

Flyguy


Would that make it officially a WN handled station now and not outsourced? IIRC union contracts would require WN in house handling on 10+ flights from a station.

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by nine4nine
Sat May 26, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350?
Replies: 157
Views: 31160

Re: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United? Any ideas?

Whoever this ends up being needs to fire the person(s) who gave it the green light and fire the agency that was probably paid big $$$ to come up with such rubbish design. Calling it “design” is actually an insult to the word. A 1st grader can pant a plane all white, paint the tail dark blue and thro...

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by nine4nine
Fri May 25, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground Collision Uptick
Replies: 7
Views: 996

Re: Ground Collision Uptick

There have always been collisions, we are just more aware today because of social media and internet. Agreed. Back in 2000 when I worked for WN at LAX, we had two instances in 2 weeks. The first was a pushback from gate 5 in T1 in which the lav truck was still parked under the aft of the aircraft f...

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by nine4nine
Fri May 25, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground Collision Uptick
Replies: 7
Views: 996

Re: Ground Collision Uptick

There have always been collisions, we are just more aware today because of social media and internet. Agreed. Back in 2000 when I worked for WN at LAX, we had two instances in 2 weeks. The first was a pushback from gate 5 in T1 in which the lav truck was still parked under the aft of the aircraft f...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 24, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70625

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Mexico authorities have temporarily suspended Aerolineas Damojh DBA Global Airlines AOC while its operations are audited. http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/2018/05/22/5b034ca8e2704e3e468b4808.html Another story here about safety violations. From the article: "The plane that crashed, a Boeing...

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by nine4nine
Sun May 20, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70625

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Landmass is about the equivalent of Pennsylvania. The current population of Cuba is around 11,488,557 and listed at number 80 of most populated countries. Surely enough to warrant interisland flights. Because there are so many intra-Pennsylvania mainline flights. But I get the point. Cuba is much l...

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by nine4nine
Sun May 20, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70625

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Cuba is one of my most favorite places on earth to visit. Never met such warm hearted endearing people anywhere. Sad for the families that lost loved ones in such a tragic way.

Sad also for that beautiful 732, the sexiest model of the 737 family of planes hands down!

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by nine4nine
Sat May 19, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 452
Views: 70625

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

I think the embargo needs to be lifted ASAP. Barely touching on politics there are more oppressive countries out there with zero embargo and business as usual. Having been to HAV multiple times the past 10 years this country really needs reliable air service. There is very little presence of CU at H...

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by nine4nine
Fri May 18, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 166
Views: 8448

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

1st-1980’s Mexicana Black/Gold/White
2nd- Classic Southwest Livery
3rd- 1980’s British Airways
4th- United “Battleship Gray”
5th- 1980’s PSA

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by nine4nine
Thu May 17, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Mexicana Airlines Make a Viable Come back?
Replies: 9
Views: 1275

Re: Can Mexicana Airlines Make a Viable Come back?

I was in MEX a little over a month ago transiting from T1 to T2. It was really cool walking thru T1 where they still have a Mexicana ticket counter with branding still up. The area is basically a Mexicana shrine that is accessible to the public. There is a large fenced off area with various era’s of...

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by nine4nine
Wed May 16, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why operating into South Lake Tahoe (TVL) by Major Air & Commuter Carriers was never profitable?
Replies: 39
Views: 3260

Re: Why operating into South Lake Tahoe (TVL) by Major Air & Commuter Carriers was never profitable?

Read this story: Will commercial service return to Lake Tahoe Airport? Not likely https://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/local/will-commercial-service-return-to-lake-tahoe-airport-not-likely/ The Lake Tahoe Airport saw its last commercial flight in 2000, and in 2015, the South Lake Tahoe City Counc...

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by nine4nine
Sat May 12, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nolinor Aviation refits a 737-200 with modern avionics
Replies: 94
Views: 13906

Re: Nolinor Aviation refits a 737-200 with modern avionics

Wow so cool! By far my favorite and the sexiest 737 in my opinion.

Does anyone know the stats on how many 732’s are still active today for pax ops?

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by nine4nine
Fri May 11, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Historical Transcons from Burbank
Replies: 18
Views: 3338

Re: Jetblue Historical Transcons from Burbank

Does anyone have any updates on the rumored gate reshuffle assignments?

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by nine4nine
Fri May 11, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 22004

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days

Would Airbus really consider really rocking the boat and opening Pandora’s box just to sell a few air frames to some piddly country run by a bunch of extremist fundamentalists?

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by nine4nine
Wed May 09, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 151
Views: 15502

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Long Beach Airport Set For Overhaul After Council Approves $58.8 Million In Improvements - https://lbpost.com/news/long-beach-airport-set-for-overhaul-after-council-approves-58-8-million-in-improvements/ Pretty cool it’s about time. Ticketing counter area at LGB are currently a cramped dump. It’s a...

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