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by FlyingElvii
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shutdown disruption on Aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 5558

Re: Shutdown disruption on Aviation

"Unscheduled absences " are ticking up daily. https://www.google.com/amp/s/thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/425137-houston-airport-shuts-down-tsa-security-checkpoint-amid%3famp The Flu is hitting many places very hard right now. Nothing unusual, but it does make for a good scare ...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn’t AA try a separate low fare operation ?
Replies: 74
Views: 7033

Re: Why didn’t AA try a separate low fare operation ?

Wasn't this around the time when AA was going through one of their financial dramas? Also, I seem to recall US also attempting an "airline within an airline" concept with MetroJet. Ahh yes! Jethrojet for the win! At the time, Southwest and America West were expanding east, Jet Blue was gr...

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by FlyingElvii
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliner at YYZ accused of lunging an iceball through roof
Replies: 10
Views: 2236

Re: Airliner at YYZ accused of lunging an iceball through roof

Wrong. The vacuum system that most planes have uses water, for a A320 you only add Five gallons of blue juice and an A330 only takes 10 gallons of blue juice in each holding tank. I wrote the Lavatory Servicing Procedures at US Vacuum system leak also. It’s just one ball valve on the holding tank t...

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by FlyingElvii
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliner at YYZ accused of lunging an iceball through roof
Replies: 10
Views: 2236

Re: Airliner at YYZ accused of lunging an iceball through roof

WayexTDI wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
Usually lavatory waste. Has happened over the years.

Not that clear... Lav waste is usually blue to green (on recirc toilet, vacuum systems will not leak like that).

Brown water....

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by FlyingElvii
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 224
Views: 21210

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

So what you are really saying is that if the FAA can't fix the Northeast air traffic problem that JetBlue should merge, because there is no way for them to fix it without shoveling money at it for airplanes to sit around all day as spares while there competitors don't need to. Sure, then they are a...

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by FlyingElvii
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 224
Views: 21210

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

From the latest Air Travel Consumer Report (data for OCT 2018) On-Time Arrivals (all data mainline only) How about including Delta Connection and American Eagle? JetBlue operates all their own flights; they don't have poor performing regional airline flights to cancel when they want to make their m...

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by FlyingElvii
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 224
Views: 21210

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

I posted this on another B6 thread but find it appropriate here as well. Wow whiners out in full effect. We get it. Management at B6 has issues starting from the top. AA has the same issues with Doug Parker. It happens. But your attitudes and moral have a huge effect on your operations wether you s...

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by FlyingElvii
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 224
Views: 21210

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

Since it seemed like the network thread was going this way, I wanted to start one to talk about our JetBlue and what has happened. This isn’t just a management bash fest it’s more about how the company is being run these days. A few years ago there were no unions now there are two and active drives...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/6/2019: FI Axes KEF-BWI; DL to HHH,Earlier Drop of SEA-YEG
Replies: 50
Views: 8413

Re: OAG Changes 1/6/2019: FI Axes KEF-BWI; DL to HHH,Earlier Drop of SEA-YEG

nc3rd wrote:
I hope HHH has added some gate and ramp space because its going to get awfully crowded with all these new, larger airplane, flights.

IROPS are going to really interesting in HHH.

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head
Replies: 67
Views: 8677

Re: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head

Curious about how the HHH terminal will handle all this traffic … these EMB175s (possibly more than one at a time) are a YUGE step up over a single Dash 8-100 load of pax in that terminal! AA is already flying E-175s into HHH. A new terminal is not required, even for 2 at a time. They could use a b...

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by FlyingElvii
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 324
Views: 57732

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

A bit off topic, but if they were to officially shutter, where would California Pacific rank in terms of shortest amount of time from first flight to shutting down? Have any other airlines closed up shop so quickly? McClain and Pride Air would both came close: Each lasted about 3 1/2 months in actu...

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by FlyingElvii
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer
Replies: 103
Views: 13075

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer

DL AZO-DTW JUN 5>1.8[5] DL AZO-MSP JUN 1.7>0.6[1.7] Whoa !! that's quite a slashing. Is no one using Delta's service. Early death throes of another small airport. AZO travelers can drive an hour to GRR which has more than 10x the passenger count. Or SBN. The Kazoo area is a primary victim of overse...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day
Replies: 82
Views: 18422

Re: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day

bennett123 wrote:
Whilst there may be a nationwide pilot shortage, this shortage did not suddenly appear in the last few weeks.

There training pipeline issues right now at almost every regional. I do know Envoy has been booking all of the E145 simulator time they can find.

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Delta flight
Replies: 31
Views: 4840

Re: Strange Delta flight

It may be the Delta One suites refurb. If - by 'few' - you mean seven or eight years away from being scrapped, yeh, maybe. In the Chinese standard, any passenger plane over 20 years old is irregular. The B-2051 (longest lived 777 served in CZ) served 22 years; B-2570 (one of the last few 767s to qu...

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day
Replies: 82
Views: 18422

Re: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day

Looks like CPA has canceled all flights out of CLD through December 31. They haven't run any of their west coast routes since December 24. Additionally, their Denver-based flights are all canceled December 27-28. This is all according to their website: https://www.mycpair.com/flight-status.html. It...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)
Replies: 79
Views: 20232

Re: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)

I wonder what accommodations are going to be like? Since it's a sparsely-populated area, probably some gym with lots of cots? Also wonder what everyone is doing for entertainment while waiting! Interesting place for a divert, that's for sure! Probably a lot better than a lot of places like in Easte...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767 diverts to Shemya/ Eareckson AFB
Replies: 1
Views: 925

Delta 767 diverts to Shemya/ Eareckson AFB

https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/12/24 ... an-island/

Accommodations for 200, please...
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Engine issue. From flightaware, it looks like they Xcld the rescue flight, as well.

https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/12/24 ... an-island/

Accommodations for 200, please...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TW Express ATR flights
Replies: 22
Views: 3719

Re: TW Express ATR flights

Just watching an episode of Mayday air disaster focusing on the American Eagle ATR crash in the late 90s and it brought to mind TWAs ATRs in STL. Chicago has it’s share of ice but so does STL Does anyone remember the TWA ATR routes.? I know they didn’t have a huge number of them, but did they stick...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL get rid of 50 seat RJ's entirely?
Replies: 104
Views: 12850

Re: Will DL get rid of 50 seat RJ's entirely?

I've always felt that Delta is missing out on a revenue premium by not having F on CRJs. One or two rows of F at 3 across, maybe one or two rows of Comfort + and the remaining as Main Cabin. It would present a much more consistent product for Medallions and they would be the only Big 3 carrier with...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of the road for Swiss Super Constellation HB-RSC?
Replies: 19
Views: 5121

Re: End of the road for Swiss Super Constellation HB-RSC?

Max Q wrote:
The older I get the better looking
the Constellation becomes


What a beautiful aircraft, I hope this one can keep flying

The best three-engine airplane ever built.
And this is a fine example of why they were maintenance monsters.

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by FlyingElvii
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 68897

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

DEN-PVG maybe? Perhaps DEN-AKL? Probably not though, maybe IAH or ORD to JNB? My bet is several new IAD runs, especially Europe and carib. That would go along with UA trying to build up IAD as a connections hub again. Since the ACA fiasco, Dulles has been the poor step child. Now it is the growth a...

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by FlyingElvii
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Shared Ownership Private Jets Hurting 1st Class Airline Sales?
Replies: 70
Views: 8689

Re: Are Shared Ownership Private Jets Hurting 1st Class Airline Sales?

I just read the thread on EY's rumored nixing of its Residence...which got me thinking. It seems to me that if the costs were similar, then the convenience and prestige of flying on a private jet would make it the more desirable option. At what price point differential, does it make more sense to f...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220, (CSeries), Too Noisy for Zurich
Replies: 82
Views: 17303

Re: A220, (CSeries), Too Noisy for Zurich

Might be similar to that brief medium-to-high pitched whistle some (all?) A320s create. Since it apparently only exists on arrival, it's probably related to the airframe aerodynamics and not the enigne. Haven't heard the CSeries yet, so I have no idea what it actually sounds like. Noticed something...

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest pursues Massena and Ogdensburg EAS
Replies: 71
Views: 6313

Re: Skywest pursues Massena and Ogdensburg EAS

It’s weird that they will serve both Chicago and Washington DC, I wish they serve one or the other and make it 2x daily . In places like Ogdensburg or Massena where it snows a lot, only 1x daily per destination could be a problem when flights get cancelled. Not really.. UA, is on a mission to build...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11193

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

F9 is notorious for abandoning routes. Many of them probably shouldn't have been started. It's not helping then win over pax who are already leery of using them. To be fair, DL has thrown a bunch of RJ’s up against them, AND G4, especially in CVG. Three times CRJ to EWR, 1xSAT, AUS, MCI, Etc. They ...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11193

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

F9 is notorious for abandoning routes. Many of them probably shouldn't have been started. It's not helping then win over pax who are already leery of using them. To be fair, DL has thrown a bunch of RJ’s up against them, AND G4, especially in CVG. Three times CRJ to EWR, 1xSAT, AUS, MCI, Etc. They ...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11193

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

F9 is notorious for abandoning routes. Many of them probably shouldn't have been started. It's not helping then win over pax who are already leery of using them. To be fair, DL has thrown a bunch of RJ’s up against them, AND G4, especially in CVG. Three times CRJ to EWR, 1xSAT, AUS, MCI, Etc. They ...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did AA Dehub SJC?
Replies: 43
Views: 7190

Re: Why did AA Dehub SJC?

Pretty simple - they lost hundreds of millions running it. That's directly from the mouth of then CEO Crandal who attended an employee event to announce its drawdown in April 1993. Lots of things were going on at the time. A global recession, reduced travel demand, run up in fuel cost after the fir...

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2703
Views: 497116

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

PlanesNTrains wrote:
log0008 wrote:
Same flight yesterday to today

Image


Pitots? That just looks really erratic.

No stall, urgent RTB request. Control issues?

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by FlyingElvii
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2703
Views: 497116

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

log0008 wrote:
There is something very wrong with the altitude on this flight based on FR24 they never got above 5300ft, every other aircraft departing in the same way is up around 18000ft by the point it diapered - more to this than pilot error imo

Control issues, or fighting the fis?

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet is on its last leg
Replies: 56
Views: 13095

Re: OneJet is on its last leg

It seems like Ultimate is the only one that can make this business model work. I am sure actually operating the aircraft and having charters ops to fill the gap helps make a big difference. Hopefully Ultimate can learn a lesson from this and keep expanding on their own. Ultimate fills a big niche, ...

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 11725

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

I do see a longer term problem for LGA, that is average global warming raising the waters just off if (Long Island Sound) that may limit it use a few decades from now. Still, there is no real choice to keep it and try to improve the terminals and put in a rail/light rail mass transit connection. Hi...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

So the learning from this crash will be adding keys to the ignition for all aircraft. More like a code. Or each pilot gets a dongle authorizing for certain types. But then maintenance needs dongles (e.g., engine runs). Traditionally no key as what do you do if lost? Legally, the logbook is the key....

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

So the learning from this crash will be adding keys to the ignition for all aircraft. More like a code. Or each pilot gets a dongle authorizing for certain types. But then maintenance needs dongles (e.g., engine runs). Traditionally no key as what do you do if lost? Legally, the logbook is the key....

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Link to the video of the Q400 barrel roll. Look how close to the water it gets: http://twitter.com/CameronThomsen/status/1028157648158568448 Absolutely nuts :eyepopping: :crazy: 20-30 feet.... The video shows him banking hard after that. Could the fuel pickup for one side have gone dry after that? ...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Can one figure out how to fly one of these with just a sim? I pretty much figured out a 172 without ever going on any sort of sim in my life and my instructor was pretty quite the whole first lesson. Of course they are very, very different but with months on a sim could it be done? For some folks, ...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

King5 reporter just now. “Why don’t these things have a key you could lock in a safe!?

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Looks like the guys in scheduling are gonna be busy. All the super glue in the world isn't putting that one back together again. Not my company, but don’t even joke about that.... This week was bad enough with east coast weather. I cannot even imagine.... OT: Now CNN has Schiavo on. This has offici...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Twitter saying he was shot down.

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Does anyone know the fire danger level in that area? Is it high like in California? I’m just curious if the fire burning right now could spread to a populated area on that island. There is a significant fire on the island at the crash site, and there are dry conditions, according to local media hel...

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by FlyingElvii
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 97494

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

speedbird52 wrote:
... I just saw a AS Q400 fly over my house

Sound like a CSA?

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by FlyingElvii
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 14221

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

AA started JFK-DEN in June. That really didn't last long. Also surprised to see AS drop SFO-IND. Not really a surprise. UA and DL were hurting them with walk ups as low as $135. UA added a second flight, adding too many seats for AS to compete with. Now look for UA to cut the second flight, as well.

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by FlyingElvii
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SKIFT: "The Quick Descent of Surf Air"
Replies: 4
Views: 1132

Re: SKIFT: "The Quick Descent of Surf Air"

An easy victim of the pilot shortage. What worked five or six years ago, is not going to work now.

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by FlyingElvii
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Practicality of Orbis?
Replies: 22
Views: 2306

Re: Practicality of Orbis?

Their current aircraft is an MD-10, donated to them by FedEx. So while not huge given the amount of hours they fly, not needing a flight engineer in the cockpit would add to the "practicality". It's FedEx pilots who fly the plane. I'm not sure if all the DC-10's without the MD-10 upgrade ...

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by FlyingElvii
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Management layoffs coming to AA
Replies: 38
Views: 10177

Re: Management layoffs coming to AA

How about they hire Smisek to take over and "streamline" management? :smile: Dear Management and Support Staff Team Members, That letter was confusing, so Isom/Parker are staying but middle management is threatened? Any relation to the PSA problems occurring right now? They could merge PS...

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by FlyingElvii
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations
Replies: 225
Views: 38767

Re: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations

A $6000 fine per flight is the equivalent of dozens of average fares per flight even from JFK. If the flight is from other cities, the percentage of the flight's revenue going to fines is much higher The alternative is to operate the flights on time - retime the departures and make the priority at ...

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Route Changes
Replies: 81
Views: 10789

Re: Elite Airways Route Changes

727LOVER wrote:
F27500 wrote:
OK .. i'll be the one .... where (i can only imagine, since its Elite) is IFP?



Laughlin


Twice weekly E170 service. I would think they are getting a substantial subsidy for that trip. They are already operating Laughlin charters on the 170 for Harrah’s.

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 339
Views: 47510

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

So who says that BUR would be the only LA area airport served? I bet they could serve all of them with success. I really do not see FTW as a starter. IS that even possible with the restrictions in the Dallas area airport service agreements there? Mobile? Seriously doubt that would be a success from...

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 339
Views: 47510

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

Suggested Hubs: TEB, HPN, MMU or SWF for the New York Area. KPU for Atlanta. MCI or MKC for the Midwest, AUS or SAT for the Southwest, ONT for the Los Angelas area and OAK for the San Francisco area. COS for the Denver area. Not sure fr the Seattle area. MDW and ORD are to congested. I would look t...

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by FlyingElvii
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 339
Views: 47510

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

Sounds like another Skybus. P2P from secondary airports already failed once in the US, but maybe this has a better chance. I see two things going for them beyond an experienced group of leaders. 1) Their timing is unlikely to be as bad as Skybus. They had a tanking economy and sharply rising fuel c...

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