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What Is The Longest 146 Route?  
User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4104 posts, RR: 52
Posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4888 times:

I was looking at pictures of Bae 146s/ Avro RJs and wondered which airline flies the longest 146/RJ service? Does anyone have any answers???
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User currently offlineBoeing757/767 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2278 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4874 times:

It may not be the longest, but NW (Mesaba)'s RJ85 flies MSP-HPN (White Plains, NY), which is a decent distance.


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User currently offlineTWAMD-80 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1006 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4806 times:

I was on a Bae 146 flight this summer from Alice Springs (in Central Australia) to Cairns (Northeast Australia). It took about three hours if I remember correctly. It was quite a nice flight  Smile

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User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4771 times:

I know NW does a DFW-MEM run with it.


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User currently offlineJohnJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1642 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4722 times:

NW also runs EWR-MEM with an ARJ, and also PHL-MEM. But I doubt those come close to HPN-MSP.

User currently offlineKohflot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4664 times:

ASP-CNS 904 mi
MSP-HPN 1021 mi
BKK-CCU 999 mi
BKK-PBH 1175 mi
EWR-MEM 946 mi

So far, Druk Air's Bangkok-Paro is in the lead.. does Air Canada use the 146 to Florida? Those routes would probably come close. How bout the European carriers?


User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7329 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4595 times:
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A couple of quite long ones:

MAN-FCO scheduled service by BA: 1044 miles

MAN-CAG charter service by BA: 1112 miles

David


User currently offlineFrequentFlyKid From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1206 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 4510 times:

Northwest (Mesaba) flies the Avro RJ MSP-ORF and return. It's a distance of 1,045 miles.

User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2381 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4435 times:

Perth-Alice Springs in a Qantaslink BAe146-200 is 1069nm.

User currently offlineCanadianNorth From Canada, joined Aug 2002, 3388 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4414 times:

Air Canada Jazz uses the BAe146-200 on the YVR-YXY route, thats about 3 hours give or take a bit, and thank god they are looking at changing it back to the B732 on this service instead of the 146. At the moment it is technecly a "domestic" route beeing flown by a "regional" aircraft, so yeah we prefer the old 732 (more legroom, better seats, better service, more cargo, etc. etc. compared with the 146)

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User currently offlineMEL From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1095 posts, RR: 13
Reply 10, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4310 times:

Halifax-Detroit on Mesaba's RJ85. @ 1011 miles


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User currently offlinePositive rate From Australia, joined Sep 2001, 2143 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4301 times:

Australian Air Express fly the BAE 146-300 Perth-Adelaide which is around 3 hours. QANTAS also used to fly Adelaide-Karlgoolie in the 146-200 and still flies Canberra-Adelaide with the BA 146-200. Ansett used to have really long 146 flights within WA e.g Perth-Broome.

User currently offlineUadc8contrail From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1782 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

BAE 146 ...1006 MILES AUS-ORD ON UA EXP.....AVROLINER HAS BEEFIER ROCKETS AND CUD DO ALOT LONGER


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User currently offlineUal777contrail From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 4267 times:

UADC8,
Dont forget COS-ORD 911 miles.

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User currently offlineIndustrialPate From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 4201 times:

Mesaba/NWA Jetlink -- Avro RJ85:

MSP-ORF (1,045 miles)
DTW-YHZ (1,011)
MSP-HPN (1,021)
MSP-SLC (992) begins 10/26
MEM-ASE (975) seasonal
MSP-YUL (950)
MSP-GSO (923)
MSP-ASE (802) seasonal


User currently offlineGreenjet From Ireland, joined Aug 2001, 939 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4130 times:

I'd say Dublin-Malaga, CityJet 146-200 service. Bangkok-Paro is a similar distance but is not nonstop.

User currently offlineSQ325 From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 1447 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4081 times:

With our RJ85 the longest route we fly is MUC-HEL.
Great circle map says 980 miles but it is a bit more in real life.
Something around 1050NM!


User currently offlineGreenjet From Ireland, joined Aug 2001, 939 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3945 times:

Dublin-Malaga is 1160 miles. For ARJ aircraft the longest is probably Christmas Island - Perth which is 1618 miles and served by an RJ70.

User currently offlineManairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3937 times:

What seating configuration does NW use? BA uses 3-3 which is really uncomfortable, particularly towards the rear of the aircraft. I flew on SN Brussels and they use a much more comfortable 2-3 layout.

User currently offlineStefandotde From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3925 times:

As much as I can see:
AND THE WINNER IS: QANTASLINK Alice Springs - Cairns , that right?


User currently offlineGreenjet From Ireland, joined Aug 2001, 939 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3897 times:

Alice Springs - Cairns is just 904 miles.

User currently offlineDford757 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 3827 times:

What seating configuration does NW use?

NW has 2X2 in first class and 2X3 in most of coach.


User currently offlineSabena 690 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3827 times:

SN Brussels Airlines flies BRU-FCO, BRU-MAD and BRU-HEL with the ARJ85/100.

Long flights! Luckily we have the 2-3 configuration which is much more comfortable than the 3-3 of LH and BA for example.

Regards
Frederic


User currently offlineJbangert From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 75 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3767 times:

Air Botnia is about to start a daily Helsinki-Geneva flight = 1239 miles

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