Pocket Planes is a business simulation game developed by NimbleBit.

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Does it make sense to keep class 1 airports open with few airplanes?

I'm about level 17 or so on Pocket Planes, and I have been mostly opening class 2 and 3 airports now that I can afford to. I'm noticing that I have a ton of jobs now that I can't fulfill; I only have ...
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What is the proc rate of mystery parts?

I'm trying to see if there's a more likely chance to acquire mystery parts, and what the frequency of appearing is. Can anyone shed some light on this? Statistics are welcomed, too.
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Does the 25% bonus apply to bux flights?

There is the 25% bonus for coins when all the jobs are going to the same destination. Is there the same bonus for bux jobs? That is, if I had a Kangaroo full of 4 jobs each of which gave 4 bux, ...
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When are mystery parts available for world events?

For some world events, there are sometimes "mystery parts" which can be valuable parts of whatever the reward is when delivered. Under what circumstances are these available? They are not common in ...
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What do job colors mean?

When taking a job, the jobs are sometimes presented in different colors. Most jobs are white, but I've discovered that green jobs mean you're awarded Bux instead of coins for completion. Now I've ...
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What does upgrading an airport actually do?

In Pocket Planes on iOS, you have the option of upgrading your airports, but what advantage does that give you, and is there a finite number of times you can upgrade? It's quite an expensive option, ...
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What do the red paths mean in pocket planes?

The paths that makes you know where the planes are going, that are usually green, some times be red. What does it mean?!
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Do you have to be connected to the internet for World Event jobs to count?

I'm not always connected to the internet, but can I still complete world event jobs, and be eligible for the prize? It still has jobs to the location in blue, but when I checked after reconnecting to ...
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How do I change the number formatting in Pocket Planes?

I've seen that some people have a , in their money display. For example, others have 192,234 coins but I have 192234 coins. I tried reinstalling Pocket Planes, even turning sync of then uninstalling, ...
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How do you fulfill “film shoot” in pocket planes events

Please help me I love pocket planes but cannot figure out how on earth to fulfill events please help anyone good at pocket planes. Pease specifically help me on completing "film shoot" I am having ...
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Can you use an Equinox fully upgraded with range to fly from Madrid to New York? [duplicate]

I am level 13 and I would really like to know from anyone if I could fully upgrade an equinox with range to fly from Madrid-New York or New York-London? Thanks
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How do World Events work in Pocket Planes?

When I am part of a World Event, how are the prizes distributed. When it says top 10 gets "X" does everyone in the top 10 group of flight crews get it or the top ten of every separate flight crew that ...
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Is it possible to unlock every airport in Pocket Planes?

Is it theoretically possible to unlock every airport in Pocket Planes? What level would you have to be?
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Will advertising for a special event increase my chances of getting mystery parts?

By special event, I mean the top-level, global events that last for days and have the flight crews and prizes. The current one has prizes that are parts for the starcraft, so I'd like to increase my ...
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Pocket planes - no cities on map

I just started this app. When I tap the picture of a green arrow with a plane after loading people or cargo, no cities are available on my African continent. None are even "faded out", as the game ...
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Why have I not received my prize?

I delivered the required number of jobs at the Vancouver event, but it never got updated. I continued to send jobs there, though, just in case. Why didn't it update? I was always connected to the ...
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How is experience calculated in Pocket Planes?

I'm not sure how experience is calculated in Pocket Planes. How is experience generated?
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What do the numbers inside the dots on the map mean?

Once in awhile, I see numbers in the dots on the map. What do they mean? It's not the level of the airport...
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What plane type will I need to go transatlantic in Pocket Planes?

I'm based in North America and have a bunch of major airports on the Eastern Seaboard. I'm level 14 and just unlocked the Pearjet, but I still don't have a plane with enough range to make it across ...
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At what level will I acquire more plane models?

I'm level 18 now and the biggest plane I have available to me in the market is the Aeroeagle. It has been that way for several levels now and I'm wondering when the next model will be available in the ...
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Pocket-Planes Strategies

I wanted to know if thier was a specific strategy for playing pocket planes. So far I started in Montreal and Skipped along poor airports on the east coast down into South America, and then crossed ...
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How do I use the parts menu in pocket planes?

I seem to have acquired 2 body parts for a Bearclaw-c in pocket planes, and even bought a Bearclaw-c plane but on the parts Menu and on the build section I can't see how to combine the 2
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Is Hangar space unlimited?

I'm a terrible completionist and I noticed when I scrap my planes, they no longer show up in the Airpedia. If they're kept in the Hangar they do count. If possible I'd like to keep one of each plane ...
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Can I buy some airports miles away from where Im based and get passengers wanted to go to them airports only

In my game, I am based in Europe at the moment. Can I buy two airports in the US and have passengers just wanting to go to those airports? I know that I would have to buy cheap planes and locate them ...
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How are flight costs calculated & minimized?

What are the variables that go into the expense of a plane flight? What are ways of minimizing that cost?
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What do the colors of the city dots mean on the map?

For example New York is red (10M population), Boston is blue (4.5M) and Cincinnati is grey (2M). It seems the colors correspond to the population, but what are the thresholds? Is there anything ...
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Are there any cheats in Pocket Planes?

I want to know if there are any cheats in Pocket Planes as the maximum number of airports in a level thing is really annoying me to my wits end. Can you help?
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Is it cheaper to buy assembled planes or build them yourself?

At first I assumed building planes as cheaper as the 3 necessary parts cost less than the full cost of the plane. However I've learned that there is a "build" cost and also a cost to move planes out ...
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How to unlock jumbo jets?

There is a screenshot on the Facebook page where you can see the player is at level 11 and has a Tetra-M. Yet I am at level 12 and the biggest planes I have are Birchcraft. Or maybe is it just because ...
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How can I quickly earn money / experience in Pocket Planes?

(question inspired by a similar question about Pocket Frogs ) What are some strategies that can be used to quickly earn money or gain experience in Pocket Planes (especially in the early game, when ...