Sllevin From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 3376 posts, RR: 6 Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2102 times:
Earlier in the year it was definitely a 762; I saw the widebody there at CLE myself. Looks like it's been taken down to a 752 in the current schedule. Hard to believe that there's no widebodies at CLE now...
ContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 14 Reply 13, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2000 times:
DC10's were an exception and not the rule at CLE. There were a few A300-RB flights operating into and out of CLE to IAH, DEN, and EWR in the early 1990's. 777's landing at CLE are usually diversions due to weather/traffic at EWR and the CLE-LGW route, which will be axed in October 2003 is flown with a 757. It was going to be operated with a DC10 when the route was first announced. The current runway configuration at CLE does not allow a fully loaded and fuelled heavy widebody from taking off to Europe.
I did see a CO 747 land at CLE in 1992 on weather diversion. It was operating FRA-EWR and overflew EWR.
Alpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 14, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1994 times:
I used to see DC-10s on a regular basis. Most likely to Houston.
Never had DC-10-30's on a "regular" basis. A few years back, before the DC-10's were retired, they were run once a week for about 2 months or so to ferry maintainence stores from Houston to Cleveland-including some engines-I think. but it was never a regular service. I did meet the -10 on the inbound on two occasions back then.
Were there ever any A300s to EWR?
Yes, the Scarebus ran CLE-EWR for a while. I think it was twice a day to DEN, once a day to EWR.
CLE-LGW is flown at least seasonally, if not year round, with a 762.
I could be wrong, but I don't think a 762 ever flew the route even as an equipment substitution. We did have it run once CLE-IAH, I believe, and a few times CLE-EWR, but never CLE-LGW. I can tell you that, 'cause there's still not a CO gate agent in CLE that has worked more CLE-LGW flights than me (and I haven't worked one in 18 months).
Clefan From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 299 posts, RR: 1 Reply 16, posted (10 years 6 months 23 hours ago) and read 1926 times:
I should have clarified my statement better. Many frequent flyers, those who pay close attention to the aircraft, avoid this flight because it was not flown by a widebody. This comes into play in the winter, when business travelers, many who are picky about the services they want, outnumber the leisure travelers.
Luv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12057 posts, RR: 50 Reply 18, posted (10 years 6 months 15 hours ago) and read 1863 times:
Also on a similar note, RJ's are now flying up to three flights, so narrow bodies are becoming the norm and not the exception. What I am trying to say is that they are becoming more common, so a narrow body across the pond is not that bad, with the way the other majors are going you might see more start offering a 757. Also before the wide bodies you had the 707's DC8's and such flying the route.
Dan2002 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 2055 posts, RR: 5 Reply 19, posted (10 years 6 months 15 hours ago) and read 1848 times:
Now as i type this 1 B1900D and a CO 73G just flew right over my house not even 20 seconds from eachother. But sadly CO has never flown widebodies into cle in the past ten years, and i presume its because of high landing fees.
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