Well the time has come! Daily flight schedules have been created and the grand opening of CWA was Monday. While all of Mondays carriers were not present this week there was still plenty of traffic!
Monday Feb 25th
The first flight to CWA on final approach (early morning) seen out a window. Some media members were on board to capture the opening. This flight usually arrives the night before a sits overnight.
from Detroit has arrived!
The Delta CRJ-900 contracted by Endeavor Air is taken to its ceremonial location
A water salute greets the flight
Press and Media gather for the ceremony.
The plane is pushed back and will head to gate 1
arrives from Minneapolis on a very sunny morning
arrives at gate 5
American eagle Flight ENY3788
from Chicago arrives headed to gate 4
The American CRJ is seen at gate 4 while both delta flights can also be seen, one pushing back heading to Detroit. Due to the grand opening and some flights coming in this morning, instead of the night before, most flights have been 15-20min behind schedule.
from Toronto arrives a couple minutes early
The Canada express CRJ-900 has began offloading
An American CRJ-900 from Charlotte arriving as JIA5178
UPS555 Which normally arrives the night before and unloads/loads overnight snuck in this morning around the ceremony time but we see her finishing up at the cargo area preparing to head back to rockford.
from Indy is seen arriving as The Air Canada express departs back to Toronto as JZA8109
The UPS 757 taxis for departure back to Rockford
Deltas daily flight from Atlanta arrives as DAL1328
utilizing the B717 and in the foreground American Eagle JIA5178
Pushes back destined for Charlotte
The Delta 717 pulls in to gate 3
The parking lot begins to fill late morning as flights continue to arrive
Jet Blue E190 JBU906
Arrives from JFK as all 3 delta gates are full as EDV3481
from LaGuardia has also arrived in gate 5