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User currently offlineGrowly150 From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 158 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

I am scheduled to fly an Avro for the first time on January 7th, from FNT-MSP. Will i get my ride, or will it be replaced by that time? Any guesses to what with?

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User currently offlineAviatortj From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1838 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1653 times:

They are going to be out by April if they are pulled. My guess is that routes that are being substituted already have been. If you don't ride an Avro, your flight number will probably change over to a NW DC-9. Have fun!

-TJ


User currently offlineAirdude66 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 187 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1578 times:

Only 5 AVRO's will be out of service as on January 1.

If your flight is replaced it will either be by a DC-9 or a CRJ.

Aviatortj is correct also - the flight number will change if the a/c is substituted.


User currently offlineTrident From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 484 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1436 times:

I hate the fact that they are called "Avros". To me they are BAe 146s. The design had no connection with Avro being a former Hawker Siddeley based project and being given a number from the old De Havilland block of designations. (DH/HS 121 Trident, DH/HS 125 Executive Jet, HS/BAe 146)

User currently offlineCOAB767 From Guam, joined Nov 2003, 1377 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1407 times:

Well in the NW flight schedule they are known as "ARJ" in the seatmap section of the website it's known as the "AVRO RJ-85"


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User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

I've taken the RJ85 from MSP-FNT, and it was a great ride. Pleanty of legroom, even for me, (tall as heck), nice crews, and a nice ride.. Enjoy them while you can!

Chris



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User currently offlineSsides From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4059 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1337 times:

What airport is FNT? I'm not getting the window when I mouse over it.


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User currently offlineWorldperks From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1279 times:

Ssides

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User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1186 times:

Northwest Airlines has already updated their schedules to reflect the 5 Avro RJs that will be pulled out of service. GFK is one city that NWA has pulled ARJ service out of, starting Jan 2004.

As for the comfort of the NWAs ARJs, well, there's almost no argument that these are very nice. Very wide seats, extra legroom, spacious cabin, etc.

pilottim747
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