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by EvanWSFO
Sun May 26, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 75
Views: 9032

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

And again, United never flew in or out of C Concourse at Stapleton. So you said you worked at Stapleton. You joined the forum 12 years ago. Your profile says you are 18. And you expect people to believe you? Maybe because he has posted here for over a decade and is a known entity. Unlike some rando...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun May 26, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 75
Views: 9032

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

I’m actually almost certain that UA did have its BAe146 ops out of C at the very end of the Stapleton days, after the the CO hub was shuttered, and just before DIA opened. I believe that they were towards the end of the concourse, maybe gates 26, 27. Can anyone else recall this? Okay, it took a lit...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun May 26, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 66
Views: 7445

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

Winners for this week: EYW: 5 daily flights to CLT!!! (It’s about time). When is the mainline 737-700/A319 coming??? MSP: never seen this much growth from SY in one thread. JAN and SFB: not for gaining anything, but for being the only airports that could keep Via Air’s services. Losers for this wee...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 24, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet pilot's eyes burned by green laser light while flying into Orlando
Replies: 12
Views: 2217

Re: WestJet pilot's eyes burned by green laser light while flying into Orlando

Laser usage is moronic, but it seems a little too coincidental that the co-pilot just happened to have a camera or phone handy to take the photo.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 24, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines on the edge
Replies: 29
Views: 2927

Re: Airlines on the edge

AA is too large to let fail. They would go the bankruptcy route. If they were too big back in the 90's when Bill Clinton ordered striking pilots back to work, they are certainly much bigger and important to the economy, regardless of what a bad airline they are at the moment.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 24, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy
Replies: 84
Views: 11460

Re: Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy

Wasn't TK supposed to start a IST-YVR service sometime? What ever happened to it? I don't remember TK announcing such service, however I remember the launch of...a petition from Vancouver's Turkish community. https://vancouversun.com/business/local-business/battle-for-yvr-istanbul-flight-shows-otta...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 24, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA IAF update and Ed Bastian comments
Replies: 63
Views: 8973

Re: SEA IAF update and Ed Bastian comments

I have not heard the 250-300 daily flights numbers before. Last I heard was around 200 flights. 200-225 seems pretty attainable with the "CANNABUS" joining the fleet and all the markets like DFW, DAL, IAH, MCI, STL, OMA, ABQ, and more that those aircraft can serve from SEA. The "cann...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu May 23, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 79
Views: 8199

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

I love you folks but DFW is so much harder to connect in than ATL. DEN and DTW are probably the real dreams as US hubs go. I suppose compared to PHL, IAH or MSP, its easy. (just last week I went from low Ds to high Bs...4 stops on the train and a fair amount of walking....) How is it harder than AT...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue May 21, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 79
Views: 8199

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

Kind of what they do at Heathrow. They use a Central Holding Area at 3 and 5 and have a big board which displays when the gate areas for your flight are open and what gate to go to. I'm struggling to imagine it, since unlike LHR or others, terminal C isn't that big. It is quite narrow (and even if ...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon May 20, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I hope that the reason they pulled it down is due primarily to them adding an additional LHR-BOM daytime flight on a 789 which is using our a/c. A family friend was at a chamber of commerce type event recently and BNA CEO said that we were one of the top ten routes for BA by yield or something. Pul...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun May 19, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet to Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary
Replies: 36
Views: 6038

Re: Westjet to Austin TX and Portland OR from Calgary

WS could maybe add seasonal MSY and TPA sometime from YYC as PDX and AUS seems to be working out well. MSY not only for tourist purposes like BNA but energy and oil sector there like IAH. TPA is for only tourist based snowbirds in the winter, I'm sure many have homes in West Florida. TPA would soun...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun May 19, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Greater Seattle Airport
Replies: 111
Views: 11285

Re: New Greater Seattle Airport

Is there any data on pax using SEA from Olympia/Tacoma? I see some sense here in putting an airport south/west of SEA. If not Olympia, I don't know if McChord AFB would allow airline traffic. Would give pax on north and south sides an alternative.

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by EvanWSFO
Sat May 18, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN and DFW
Replies: 36
Views: 4848

Re: WN and DFW

It will be a cold day in hell that WN would fly scheduled ops to DFW.

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by EvanWSFO
Sat May 18, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 129 SEA-PEK diversion to Hohhot, China (HET)
Replies: 12
Views: 5046

Re: Delta 129 SEA-PEK diversion to Hohhot, China (HET)

Why would they not go to PEK? HET is ~250 miles further west. FR24 shows it circling SW of PEK for a while. Seems odd they’d circle SW of PEK and then divert to HET got a mechanical. Not really. The weather in Beijing at that time was reportedly very bad. They chose HET probably at ATC request, for...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 17, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 129 SEA-PEK diversion to Hohhot, China (HET)
Replies: 12
Views: 5046

Re: Delta 129 SEA-PEK diversion to Hohhot, China (HET)

Why would they not go to PEK? HET is ~250 miles further west.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 17, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18470

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

ctrabs0114 wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
Years ago I was non-revving with a friend on DL. I asked for Pepsi and he told me he could lose his job. I assume it was a joke, but Atlanta takes their Coke seriously.


Texans are pretty much the same way when it comes to Dr. Pepper...


Oh yeah, I live there part time. BIG time drink here.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 17, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 18470

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

I assume they wont be able to cater those airplanes in ATL and have to tanker in soda from JFK/BOS/MCO I don't know if that was a joke but you can certainly buy Pepsi in Atlanta. Pepsi even has a bottling plant there. Years ago I was non-revving with a friend on DL. I asked for Pepsi and he told me...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu May 16, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I wonder when we’ll hear another air service announcement. Me too. It's been really quiet this spring. Hopefully! maybe the quiet before the storm of new routes is unleashed! ( from what I am hearing DL TALT to AMS will the next big splash... you heard it here first). AMS would be better for connec...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 15, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

southwest1675 wrote:
I wonder when we’ll hear another air service announcement.


Me too. It's been really quiet this spring.

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 15, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus
Replies: 61
Views: 7965

Re: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus

Great video. I never knew WN's jet bridges were painted to match the aircraft.

In regards to the DL 747 ATL-DAL-SFO-ATL service, in a 1971 timetable, they had a ATL-DAL-LAX-ATL rotation as well.

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 15, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy
Replies: 84
Views: 11460

Re: Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy

That much only in three years is pretty small, they can still add more transborder routes that are profitable from YVR but for some reason the airport is really underserved for their transborder routes. Maybe AC should add more transborder routes like WS did in YYC and AC did in YUL and YYZ cause n...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue May 14, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy
Replies: 84
Views: 11460

Re: Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy

Saw YVR's INTL concourse expansion - how many more gates will that bring? The Seattle INTL expansion doesn't really add MANY gates - it just makes current domestic gates available *as* international from what I read. Looking at Google maps, if YVR extends the D concourse to the west, they might get...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon May 13, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 1840
Views: 176701

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Just heard a report on NBC News, it's unlikely the MAX will get airborne before the end of the summer.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon May 13, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to LGW, will UA and AA follow?
Replies: 51
Views: 9126

Re: Delta to LGW, will UA and AA follow?

My employer has facilities East Sussex, UK. They've been lobbying AA for a return to LGW from DFW for years, so much to guarantee 'x' number of seats per day. AA balked and It's pretty obvious they has no desire to fly to any airport but Heathrow.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon May 13, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts ORD
Replies: 71
Views: 12980

Re: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts

With AA dropping the MEI-PIB market, that is cutting ORD-PIB thru service. Effective Sep 4, PIB will have DFW twice per day and MEI will have 1-DFW and 1-ORD daily. I suspected that would be the impact. The era of tags is long over. I was kinda surprised they went into MEI-PIB in the first place. I...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon May 06, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY
Replies: 61
Views: 12455

Re: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY

United downsized in SEA after many years and had a big North Gate operation at one time. • Does anyone recall who was bigger in Seattle? United or Northwes? Operationally if United could not see the merit of continuing and operating a Pacific focus city hub out of SEA even just to supplement its ot...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat May 04, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?
Replies: 314
Views: 54468

Re: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?

hooverman wrote:
Olddog wrote:
I guess that usax777 is moyangmm new name ?


LOL. It’s to obvious.


Methinks it's time to start charging for membership again. Giving people the ability to have multiple logins is going to further water down the credibility of this site.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 03, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expansion in FRA
Replies: 19
Views: 5215

Re: United expansion in FRA

You said opposite things. You said "they haven't flown that in quite some time," where as fraT said they're still flying it daily. Well, I looked at a few dummy AKL-FRA bookings. All route via Asia on their website. They are flying to London, but if they are to Frankfurt they are making i...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 03, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expansion in FRA
Replies: 19
Views: 5215

Re: United expansion in FRA

I see NZ001 as a daily flight on LON-LAX. Not sure where you got your information from, that NZ is not flying this route. If that comment is for me, I think we said the same thing... You said opposite things. You said "they haven't flown that in quite some time," where as fraT said they'r...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 03, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expansion in FRA
Replies: 19
Views: 5215

Re: United expansion in FRA

fraT wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
bluefltspecial wrote:

Doesn't their *A partner Air New Zealand still run LAX-LHR?


They haven't flown that in quite some time.


I see NZ001 as a daily flight on LON-LAX. Not sure where you got your information from, that NZ is not flying this route.


If that comment is for me, I think we said the same thing...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri May 03, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expansion in FRA
Replies: 19
Views: 5215

Re: United expansion in FRA

It's already operated by LH as part of the JV. UA's only LAX tatl service is to LHR, where they have no partners to do it on their behalf. 2x daily flights on LH is enough for this route. Whilst FRA is a huge hub, the O/D traffic is limited. Not to mention LH Groups other LAX service, with its year...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 01, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow - Legal challenge lost
Replies: 85
Views: 11608

Re: Heathrow - Legal challenge lost

When did Boris Johnson ever say anything remotely intelligent? The buffoon is so out of touch with reality its scary. It is not a vote winner opposing the extra jobs and lower fares (and I say that as someone who lived under that flight path). To be honest I think the positive should be taken out o...

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 01, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship
Replies: 73
Views: 6506

Re: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship

I lived in Dallas the 80's and 90's. Just about every AA aircraft in sight was an MD80. Flew them countless times. I'm going to miss them.

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 01, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn´t Delta expanded since the 747´s retirement?
Replies: 52
Views: 7941

Re: Wny hasn´t Delta expanded since the 747´s retirement?

klm617 wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
klm617 wrote:

Yes and they should be adding DTW-MAN.


Two chances that will happen, and I think you know what they are.


Yes a VS A330 3 weekly or a Delta 757 daily.


Yeah, good luck with that.

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by EvanWSFO
Wed May 01, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn´t Delta expanded since the 747´s retirement?
Replies: 52
Views: 7941

Re: Wny hasn´t Delta expanded since the 747´s retirement?

DL is making the big bucks so it's difficult to question their decisions. If it's working, don't fix it. One area that can be expanded is JFK-LHR and TATL. They're working on it with VS but I'd like to see more aggressivity from DL. BA is a sitting duck, time to make a move. Surely with all that BE...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

A ? someone who works at the airport likely knows (it may be in this thread but lots of posts to wade through). I had some time to kill yesterday morning so I went to the observation area off Vultee Dr. In the 45 minutes I sat there (between 10:00-10:45), I noticed 2L/20R did not get a single movem...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

A ? someone who works at the airport likely knows (it may be in this thread but lots of posts to wade through). I had some time to kill yesterday morning so I went to the observation area off Vultee Dr. In the 45 minutes I sat there (between 10:00-10:45), I noticed 2L/20R did not get a single moveme...

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by EvanWSFO
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Summer Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 2543

Re: Frontier Summer Routes

sprxUSA wrote:
As for BKG, I believe the Branson Airport company subsidizes all services into BKG.


They still can't keep airlines serving the airport on a consistent basis. Branson is a tourist trap, and even then, only during the summer.

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries
Replies: 82
Views: 10553

Re: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries

Not sure this is United's fault, but these battery restrictions create all kinds of problems. This one is very sad. Stearn Hodge says he will never forget the humiliation of having to drag his body across a hotel room floor during what was supposed to be a vacation celebrating his 43rd wedding anni...

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by EvanWSFO
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo Haneda HND Wikipedia Page Shows JL serves YYZ
Replies: 20
Views: 2527

Re: Tokyo Haneda HND Wikipedia Page Shows JL serves YYZ

Which is why Wikipedia is pretty much useless. Not really. You just need to know how to use it: ⋅ Check the reference cited, if there is one, to see if it supports the given claim. ⋅ Check the edit history to see if the piece of information in question is a recent addition or ha...

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by EvanWSFO
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo Haneda HND Wikipedia Page Shows JL serves YYZ
Replies: 20
Views: 2527

Re: Tokyo Haneda HND Wikipedia Page Shows JL serves YYZ

Which is why Wikipedia is pretty much useless.

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by EvanWSFO
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!
Replies: 33
Views: 25625

Re: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!

DL had a n/s to LAX, but dropped it. Not sure what the traffic is like on the route.

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Panagra's 2-letter code?
Replies: 19
Views: 1954

Re: Panagra's 2-letter code?

I came up with PY as well, multiple sites.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I believe BNA lost 2-3 frequencies in the summer. They’re still expected to have 138 daily departures come October. 5 mon-fri flights were removed due to the MAX groundings. BNA-ATL/SAT/MCI/LAX/LAS down 1x each from the original schedule. I think they are still up 18 weekday flights from last year ...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

UA missed an opportunity here if you ask me. DL would need more gates if they want to do something like RDU here. I wonder if they plan to take over all of B at some point? How many gates will B have once the IAB is opened? I could see it if they got all the other tenants moved to an expanded A. B ...

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by EvanWSFO
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 555
Views: 58792

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

As mentioned before, B7 has a 763 line. Wonder if we could see potential DL TATL service sooner than we think. Sounds like Delta is quite interested in the market. I wish AA could say the same. UA missed an opportunity here if you ask me. DL would need more gates if they want to do something like R...

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by EvanWSFO
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz
Replies: 173
Views: 30492

Re: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz

As some seem to be insisiting that I'm making this all up, a few more posted on Tripadvisor no earlier than today: If I booked my flights based on TripAdvisor (or any ratings site), I'd never fly. There will ALWAYS be disgruntled pax on EVERY airline. Perhaps you should grow up and spend more time ...

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1718
Views: 333191

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I suspect the end product is going to be very under-whelming.

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by EvanWSFO
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Future - Bright or Bleak?
Replies: 76
Views: 9185

Re: Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Future - Bright or Bleak?

I don’t even think their first MAX has rolled out of the FAL yet. You realize there are plenty of other airlines that are also in this situation. When the 787 was grounded 5 years ago, you didn’t see airlines go out and start buying A330s and A350s. Once is the aircraft is back in the air people ar...

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