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User currently offlineEI A330-200 From Sweden, joined Apr 2001, 409 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3715 times:

I want to know what the smallest commercial aircraft that is certified to cross the Atlantic. Thanks!

Brian


Long live Aer Lingus, the Flying Shamrock!
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User currently offlineFutureFO From Ireland, joined Oct 2001, 3132 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3514 times:

Skyservice Canada flies a A319 from St. Johns NF to the UK.



Sean from MCO



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User currently offlineJeffrey1970 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 1336 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3467 times:

Privateair flies a 737 from Newark to Germany (not sure where).

God bless through Jesus,

Jeff



God bless through Jesus, Jeff
User currently offlineStarFlyer From Germany, joined Sep 2002, 987 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3445 times:

Privatair flies from Dusseldorf and Munich to EWR and ORD. On BBJs an A319CJs. There are numerous threads on the matter.


Yours truly - StarFlyer
User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8034 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3426 times:

Other than the BBJs and A319CJs, the smallest aircraft on the north Atlantic are A319s (ie Skyservice). I don't think there are any 737s across the pond.

And please, enough of the God bless through Jesus.



fly Saha Air 707s daily from Tehran's downtown Mehrabad to Mashhad, Kish Island and Ahwaz
User currently offlineIkarus From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 3524 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3322 times:

Cedarjet: The issue you are referring to has recently been discussed here. I can fully understand your sentiment.

On the transatlantic question:
So, do delivery flights count? In that case, regional jets and others are allowed to cross.

About certification - I don't think there's a specific "allowed to fly transatlantic" certificate. I think it's the range they are certified for, and if they are twinjets, their time allowed away from land. So take the two closest airports on either side of the pond, compare that to the ranges of all known airliners, find out whether they're ETOPS certified if they're twins, and you know the information. If a stopover in Iceland is permitted, I'd imagine even non-BBJ 737s can do the trip, as well as normal A319s.

Regards

Ikarus


User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 975 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3272 times:

Hey there,
Sorry to say that Skyservice Airlines was suppoused to fly from YHZ to Malaga Spain on the 319's this summer and last summer but we never got the ETOPS/EROPS. But Who in their right mind would want to fly in something that small on a flight that long??? The smallest that I think I have seen in YYT from the other side is Tu-154 for Sibir Airlines. Just about a month ago.

Airman99o



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User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 975 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3263 times:

Sorry it wasn't Sibir it was KRAS Air.

Airmna99o



Safety is Everyones Responsibility.
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