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Question About A BOS-PBI Flight  
User currently offlineGD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2299 times:

Okay, back in April of 1988 when I was only 2 years old, I took my first airline flight, it was a flight from BOS-PBI. I originally thought the plane was an AA DC-10, but now that I look at photos from the flight my parents took, the cabin looks a lot like the cabin of an L-1011. My parents can't remember the airline we flew, but they do remember the plane was a widebody.

So here's my question. Does anyone know what airlines flew what aircraft from BOS-PBI in 1988? I know it's a really specific question, but I am trying to figure out what the first aircraft I flew on was.

-GD727


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User currently offlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6514 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2290 times:

Delta flew L1011's and 767-300's on that route up until Delta Express took it over. You were probably on one of those two...most likely an L10.

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8892 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2286 times:

It sounds like a DL L-1011. US Airways has always used narrowbodies from BOS to Florida, and AA wasn't really in the BOS-Florida market that far back.

Jeff


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6748 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

7/87 and 7/88 OAGs show no direct widebodies BOS-PBI. One nonstop DL 72S in 1987, two in 1988. When I get home I'll see if I can narrow it down.

User currently offlineElwood64151 From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 2477 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2197 times:

Might also have been an aircraft swap, don't forget...

It sounds like it probably was a DL L1011. Did EA ever fly that type?



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User currently offlineGD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2195 times:

MSYtristar, DeltAirlines, and Timz: Thanks for the help, my dad just got home and he doesn't remember exactly what airline it was, he thought it was AA, he's pretty sure it wasn't DL though. All he remembers for sure was it was a major airline. Also, the picture shows yellow and blue seats if that helps at all, could it have been a charter (perhaps Eastern)?

-GD727



Mmmm forbidden donut.
User currently offlineGD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2189 times:

Elwood64151: Could have been a swap, but I'm pretty sure we flew a widebody home too.

-GD727



Mmmm forbidden donut.
User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 7, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2162 times:

What about TWA or Eastern?


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User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6748 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2149 times:

For all you know you could have connected in ATL or someplace?

User currently offlineGD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days ago) and read 2117 times:

No, it was definitely nonstop. My dad remembers it being a nonstop flight.

-GD727



Mmmm forbidden donut.
User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6748 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2065 times:

Sure nuff-- the Feb-Mar-Apr 1988 OAGs show a nonstop DL TriStar leaving BOS about 0820.

User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 11, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2055 times:

I was about to suggest the DL Dc-10...When did they get rid of it?


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User currently offlineJcs17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 39
Reply 12, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2054 times:

I flew PBI-BOS (connecting to HPN) in 1993, and it was an L1011-1.


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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8892 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (10 years 12 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2013 times:

The later model DL DC-10s (the ones acquired from WA) were primarily used out of SLC and LAX, while the L-1011s were on the east coast.

Jeff


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