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by N62NA
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline alliances at EWR
Replies: 11
Views: 2034

Re: Airline alliances at EWR

I also find this interesting because up until the UA and CO merger, the main carrier at EWR was a skyteam member. I also know the airport had service from, AF, KLM and Aitalia in the past. But what really happened to Skyteam at EWR? I guess it was CO that was the SkyTeam member. It's not about the ...

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by N62NA
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tipping Flight Attendants Now Possible On Frontier Airlines
Replies: 3
Views: 584

Tipping Flight Attendants Now Possible On Frontier Airlines

This is interesting. I've had many flights where I have received superb service from a flight attendant that I would have wanted to tip them, but apparently it is against most airline's company policy for tips to be accepted. So instead, I give them one of those AA "AAplause" vouchers. Fro...

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by N62NA
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic jumbo usage question
Replies: 54
Views: 7283

Re: Domestic jumbo usage question

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!
Replies: 10
Views: 1402

Re: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!

There are already some threads on this topic and similar ones. But I can make a short explanation. Jet2 actually has a grey/red/white livery. But they leased some Allegiant 757s, they liked it, and from that moment, Jet2 uses the Allegiant livery as their secondary one, even on 737s. Interesting. T...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!
Replies: 10
Views: 1402

Re: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!

There are already some threads on this topic and similar ones. But I can make a short explanation. Jet2 actually has a grey/red/white livery. But they leased some Allegiant 757s, they liked it, and from that moment, Jet2 uses the Allegiant livery as their secondary one, even on 737s. Interesting. T...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Bringing 787 to PHL
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Re: AA Bringing 787 to PHL

Lucky for PHL. I guess MIA is still a few years off...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!
Replies: 10
Views: 1402

jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!

Anyone ever notice this?



Are these airlines both owned by the same company?

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by N62NA
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11057

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

yochai wrote:
772's are moving from 280 pax F+J+Y to 320 pax J+PE+Y (Y goes to 3-4-3)



This was my first thought as soon as I read the title of this topic. Surprised it took 17 replies before someone mentioned this.

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by N62NA
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2018 US very large and large airports passenger rankings
Replies: 17
Views: 2217

Re: 2018 US very large and large airports passenger rankings

How things have changed at JFK. I remember a decade (or two?) ago when EWR actually had more passengers a year than JFK.

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by N62NA
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to go 77W on LAX-NRT/HND (developing)
Replies: 18
Views: 4410

Re: AA to go 77W on LAX-NRT/HND (developing)

The 77W on MIA-LAX and LAX-HND starts on JUN 06 2019. MIA-LAX will still have only one 777 on the 8 scheduled flights. 1 X 77W, 1 X 738, 6 X LAA 321s. As of now LAX-NRT stays 789. 1297 MIA 06:50 LAX 0905 77W 1297 LAX 13:10 MIA 21:27 77W 27 LAX 10:35 HND 14:20 77W 26 HND 16:25 LAX 10:40 77W eff JUN ...

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by N62NA
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Midwest really a flyover?
Replies: 66
Views: 4382

Re: Is Midwest really a flyover?

Flyover country is a political term referring to the elite wealthy, politicians and media that live on the east and west coast and have no understanding and disdain for "real" Americans that live everywhere else. That is exactly right. I hope if the mods are thinking of removing this post...

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by N62NA
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian launches MAD-BOS May19
Replies: 31
Views: 2566

Re: Norwegian launches MAD-BOS May19

a350lover wrote:
BOS had been also announced from MAD for the next summer 2019 by Primera Air, together with EWR and YYZ.


Primera Air? Didn't they cease operations a month or two ago?

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by N62NA
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 253
Views: 46756

Re: Air France will half it's A380 fleet

jayunited wrote:
flee wrote:
Airlines like DL, AA and UA could utilize the A380 from their hubs at ATL, EWR, DFW, LAX and SFO during the busy summer travel season but that only last for about 4-5 months what do you do with that same aircraft for the remainder of the year?


Just a quick correction: EWR can not handle the A380.

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by N62NA
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 4968

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

If PE operated their 747 Classic aircraft out of terminal C it would have been for outbound international flights only as no customs / immigration facilities were in that terminal then My one and only PE 747 flight arrived at Terminal C when it was just the headhouse in July of 1986. I remember wal...

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by N62NA
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 4968

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

But I always wondered if Newark Airport would ever "grow up" to be an important airport like LGA and JFK! Me too. Growing up in northern NJ in the 70s and early 80s, EWR was always the "also-ran" airport compared to the attention JFK and LGA got from the majors. UA, AA and TW us...

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by N62NA
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Describe AA in 3 Words Article
Replies: 117
Views: 12718

Re: Describe AA in 3 Words Article

I am squarely in the minority here. Consistently good service. I am just about to make Platinum for this year (tomorrow's flight) so I have flown with them more than just a handful of times. I have found the flight attendants to range from good to excellent (usually the MIA based ones have been the ...

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by N62NA
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 127306

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

When are the final 2 787-9 supposed to be delivered? The remaining 25 won't be delivered until 2023. The 41st B787-9 currently shows a delivery date of 1-17-19, coming out of CHS. The 42nd aircraft currently does not show a delivery date. And still not a single 787 for MIA. I guess we'll need to wa...

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by N62NA
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?
Replies: 46
Views: 7214

Re: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?

drdisque wrote:
PQI's EAS is held by UA, not SkyWest and it's operated by Commutair. Regardless, it's not going anywhere. I agree that PVD and any remaining upstate NY airports other than BUF are likely next.


Next as in discontinued and shifted to IAD?

UA/CO (and PE before it) has flown EWR-SYR for decades.

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by N62NA
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines First Class
Replies: 3
Views: 1145

Re: American Airlines First Class

I don't see them adding it on the 787s, nor restoring it to the 772s, however I do believe they will continue to offer it on the 77W and 321T fleet.

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by N62NA
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica
Replies: 7
Views: 4094

Re: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica

Nice report. I hope to postpone my first flight on the AA MAX 8 for as long as possible.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA JFK to CDG, MAD, and MIA 767 Replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 5136

Re: AA JFK to CDG, MAD, and MIA 767 Replacements

The bigger question is what will AA do once the 763s are gone on the above mentioned routes out of MIA and PHL?

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 4143

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

Miami wrote:
AA's team at MIA has been getting training to handle the 787 for some time now. But it'll probably be when the 767 starts disappearing.


I suspect the same. Though the 763s have been disappearing for quite a while now from the network. I guess you mean when the 763s flying now are withdrawn.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 56
Views: 9253

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

If this tax is going to fund PATH extension to EWR, does anyone think it will ever be rolled back once the PATH extension is completed?

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 4143

When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

So far, I've heard / read nothing about this. Anybody have any actual information on this?

If I were to guess, I would presume it would be when the last 763 is retired.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 11150

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

UA HYS-SLN OCT 1.7>1.3[0] NOV 1.8>1.4[0] DEC 1.6>1.2[0] JAN 1.7>1.3[0] FEB 1.7>1.3[0] MAR 1.7>1.3[0] APR 1.7>1.3[1.3] MAY 1.7>1.3[1.7] JUN 1.7>1.3[1.7]

Hayes KS to Salina KS? Odd.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 102
Views: 24148

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

I enjoy flying the AA 763 on MIA-ORD/PHL/JFK. Hoping they don't get replaced with A321/738 on these domestic runs.

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by N62NA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 43
Views: 7592

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

Why should it be KQ1? What's the rationale? If the return flight is KQ2, it would make sense that this flight would be KQ1. You know, flight to premiere NYC / USA gateway airport kind of thing. That aside, if DL isn't cooperating with them, I wonder why they didn't pick EWR over JFK. Because EWR is...

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by N62NA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 43
Views: 7592

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

This appears to be a UN-oriented route, similar to the reason why JFK-GVA exists. That said, why is there no KQ1? (This will be flight 2 outbound to JFK and flight 3 returning.) The only thing I can think of is, if KQ has had reason to retire flight 1 for some past incident. Why should it be KQ1? W...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13449

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

Am I being mean or do you seem to know next to nothing about the USA? In the USA prople want frequency to fly WHEN their schedule permits it. They do not wait until certain times of day or days of the week to fly. They fly when the funds and opportunities exist. That thinking might work somewhere e...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13449

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

Why US airlines do not get a330 regional 3000 nm range to serve routes like Miami- Los Angeles Nyc- lax etc is a cheaper airplane and instead of having 4 frequencies in one day they may have only 2 and carry more pax any thoughts? Am I being mean or do you seem to know next to nothing about the USA...

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by N62NA
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aer Lingus Fight with NYC ATC
Replies: 42
Views: 8878

Re: Aer Lingus Fight with NYC ATC

Seemed to me the controller did everything right, wasn't rude at all.

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by N62NA
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 73
Views: 12406

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

Whats really absurd here is that there is an entire business model based on outsourcing to the lowest bidder, employees making food stamp wages, airlines getting played against each other, and slapping X Airline's name on whatever contractor they've signed up with for today but still telling passen...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New luxury airline to offer affordable prices for first-class only aircraft
Replies: 60
Views: 11878

Re: New luxury airline to offer affordable prices for first-class only aircraft

As usual, there's a crowd here that can't wait to post that they think this will fail. I'm not aware of any other airline that tried this using the CRJ700, so there's no basis to state that they will fail.

Question on the NYC end: Will it be EWR, JFK or maybe TEB?

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by N62NA
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8751

Re: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan

(why AZ doesn't even fly MXP-MIA is a mystery). Not sure there's enough traffic to support a second flight on MXP-MIA. I flew it on AA beginning of May when it was a 772 and J was full, but Y was almost empty. AA has since downguaged to the 763. As for why Air Italy decided on JFK...it already had ...

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by N62NA
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan
Replies: 43
Views: 8751

Re: Nastiest feud in the airline industry - New York-Milan

Except for Long Island, EWR is plenty convenient for NY/NJ. Look at the average fare, I guarantee you people are schlepping from NJ to JFK/LGA and Long Island to EWR for this kind of flight... Catchment areas of JFK/LGA/EWR are similarly sized, especially when you consider that the convenience of a...

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by N62NA
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 250
Views: 17631

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

LGA, at least in the first part of the 70s.

There's pictures in the database here that show DC-10s with pax boarding via stairs (I think UA and NA).

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by N62NA
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?
Replies: 14
Views: 4265

Re: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?

I can understand why the European airlines don't have a bulkhead between First and Coach on their narrowbodies, it's because the seats are exactly the same and they just don't sell the middle seat and that way they can expand or contract the First class cabin according to demand. But AA, DL and now...

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by N62NA
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?
Replies: 14
Views: 4265

Re: United 737 MAX 9 Inaugural Plans?

I can understand why the European airlines don't have a bulkhead between First and Coach on their narrowbodies, it's because the seats are exactly the same and they just don't sell the middle seat and that way they can expand or contract the First class cabin according to demand. But AA, DL and now ...

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy's Inaugurates Flight From Milan to New York
Replies: 46
Views: 8501

Re: Air Italy's Inaugurates Flight From Milan to New York

Alitalia, American, Delta, Emirates and now Air Italy on this route!

Wonder why they didn't fly to EWR instead? It's just UA on the route.

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 33764

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

Whatever UA's reasoning, who could have seriously predicted the overwhelming corporate/important FFer preference for JFK vs. EWR? Me. I've been saying this on here for years. Does this issue really just come down to the West Coast traveler stigma of "Newark" and "New Jersey" vs....

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 33764

Re: United ❤️ JFK...Now

UA didn't shutter a hub or even a large focus city. They only served JFK from other hubs... 26 flights? That isn't a big operation, they are still largest in NYC or nearly tied. Not sure it is such a big deal. The comments seem pretty bland from Kirby. But this is the crux of the issue: "Large...

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by N62NA
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 127306

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

I saw a 737-800 at BOS two days ago in the old colors. I was under the impression that the entire mainline fleet besides the MD-80s had all been repainted as of February. It was definitely not the AstroJet, it was the standard 1967-2012 colors. Is AA keeping one 737 in those colors as a retrojet, l...

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by N62NA
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 223
Views: 33764

Re: United ❤️ JFK...Now

UA didn't shutter a hub or even a large focus city. They only served JFK from other hubs... 26 flights? That isn't a big operation, they are still largest in NYC or nearly tied. Not sure it is such a big deal. The comments seem pretty bland from Kirby. But this is the crux of the issue: "Large...

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by N62NA
Wed May 30, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11859

Re: New NYC airport

How about a mega airport in Central NJ, near McGuire AFB. Something like DEN with the full ~12 runway and 5 concourse build out. Replace/close JFK, EWR, LGA, PHL, TTN. Connect it to downtowns and transportation hubs in NYC and Philly with frequent (every 10-15 mins) high speed rail. It could be jus...

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by N62NA
Sat May 26, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 127306

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Jo8338 wrote:
What is the Oasis bird.. haven’t heard that term


I didn't know either, so I looked it up. The project to convert the interiors of the 737-800s to the 7M8 interior is known as "project Oasis" so that must be what is meant by an "oasis bird."

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by N62NA
Fri May 25, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?
Replies: 58
Views: 8561

Re: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?

An interesting question and topic. It's fun to think about the possibility, even though it will never happen. Thank you OP for posting this.

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by N62NA
Wed May 23, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 14381

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

Where is PBC? Why is it so hard for people to write the city names in this forum? I suggest you send a message to one of the site administrators. This site USED to have a great feature where you moved your mouse over the 3 letter airport code and the name of the airport / city would pop up. Somewhe...

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by N62NA
Sat May 05, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA's domestic 777 vs DC-10
Replies: 36
Views: 4628

Re: UA's domestic 777 vs DC-10

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To the OP (and everyone else not aware): Check out the site http://www.departedflights.com

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by N62NA
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR
Replies: 113
Views: 14209

Re: OAG Changes 4/8/2018: DL Drops EWR-CDG, EW Drops RSW-CGN;, Level Into EWR-ORY, WN Adds MDW-SNA, Y4 Drops LAX-ACA/PVR

No resumption is published and route was previously year-round **DL EWR-CDG OCT 0.8>0.6 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0 That took them long enough! If they ever would like to return to the EWR-AMS/CDG market, KL/AF should do it instead. It makes no sense for Delta to fly spoke-to-spoke, when they have a hub in...

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