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jmt18325 Feb 8, 2017 4:45 AM

You understand that Saskatoon and Regina are both relatively small, right?

dleung Feb 8, 2017 5:19 AM

Let this be in future plans ;)
http://i.imgur.com/e8iWGKP.jpg

casper Feb 8, 2017 11:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dalreg (Post 7704810)
Sorry if I don't put up with crap service. I can't book flights will in advance to get on one of the precious few direct flights.

So yes it is a form of bullying being literally forced to travel somewhere one doesn't want to go.

Actually things will change. The more people refuse to use crap service the more you hurt the airlines where it counts in the pocket book. They want my money, then provide a service that gets me and many others where we want to go.

In the case of YXE it may have changed in recent years. But I generally found the direct flights fill up a similar rate to the connections. They just become more expense the closer in you are.

Where I think there is a legitimate problem is around school breaks in Saskatoon. There is a week or two when it is almost impossible to get a seat in or out of the city on short notice.

Airboy Feb 8, 2017 5:49 PM

Swiss air made an emergency landing at YFB earlier this week. This is quite an expensive repair job.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/...port-1.3970708

isaidso Feb 8, 2017 7:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dleung (Post 7704855)
Let this be in future plans ;)
http://i.imgur.com/e8iWGKP.jpg

Visually the 2nd hammerhead looks sweet but the plans suggest a different shaped pier.

Bigtime Feb 8, 2017 7:29 PM

It's crazy to remember back so many years ago when Canadian Airlines had a 2 page advertising spread in Maclean's giving a sweet aerial view of the brand new Terminal 3. It was the stuff of the future, and now T1 dwarfs it.

eemy Feb 8, 2017 8:27 PM

I wouldn't say it dwarfs T3 yet. It's bigger, but not that much bigger. It still only has 2 (3 if you include D) piers.

thenoflyzone Feb 9, 2017 2:14 PM

AC downgauging YYZ-IST. Hardly surprising.

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/...as-of-08feb17/

Alexcaban Feb 9, 2017 4:24 PM

Just goes to show how Air Canada is trying to grab those US connections.

Quote:

The number of connecting passengers
jumped by about 300,000, from 2.8 million in 2015 to 3.1 million in 2016. Connections are primarily between the domestic or transborder sectors on the one hand, and the international sector on the other.
http://www.admtl.com/sites/default/f...ic2016_ANG.pdf

connect2source Feb 9, 2017 5:06 PM

New Air Canada Livery!

https://www.facebook.com/aircanada/p...type=3&theater

I love it!! Classy mix of the 1993-2004 livery and the original, love the Roundel on the tail!

thenoflyzone Feb 9, 2017 5:06 PM

Livery revealed on facebook.

http://www.facebook.com/aircanada/

There was nothing wrong with the current livery. Seems like a waste of money to me !

Edit: Event delayed til 1h30 pm. Seems like they took down the pic from facebook as well. Lol.

Here it is.

http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewt...3137&start=200

connect2source Feb 9, 2017 5:23 PM

*deleted* was going to direct to Anet site as well.

connect2source Feb 9, 2017 5:36 PM

Here's some pics :

Source : Airliners.net

http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/...ps7gjsacj4.jpg

http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/...pszqc3g8du.jpg

Alexcaban Feb 9, 2017 5:39 PM

Straight out of the 90s.....

J81 Feb 9, 2017 6:27 PM

Terrible livery. The Rouge livery is much better and way closer to traditional AC liverys.

SignalHillHiker Feb 9, 2017 7:27 PM

It works. It really works.

Quote:

920 would-be cancelled flights at St. John's Airport took off thanks to new fog landing gear

Airport Authority says fewer than 40 flights in 2016 were affected due to fog
http://i.imgur.com/9JklLI7.jpg

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/n...bers-1.3974077

DrNest Feb 9, 2017 8:36 PM

Some photos from up close.

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...f5&oe=59062172

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...7e&oe=59010A92

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...f7&oe=5905DA1D
(Credit: ATCO Aviation Photography on Facebook ATCOaviationphotography)


Personally I like the new livery. I did like the current one, but this is a respectful change that has a modern looking font with a nod to the old 90's colour scheme.

SpongeG Feb 9, 2017 8:44 PM

i like it too, looks a lot more visible.

esquire Feb 9, 2017 8:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Alexcaban (Post 7706777)
Straight out of the 90s.....

I know, right? I thought immediately of this:

https://www.aircanada.com/content/da...37-200-737.jpg

The last AC livery I actually liked, when it was red and white, like the flag:

https://www.aircanada.com/content/da...ng-727-200.jpg

Airboy Feb 9, 2017 9:55 PM

and someone was payed a lot of money for that "upgraded" logo.


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