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First Embraer 170 Routes For US Airways  
User currently offlineN670UW From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1605 posts, RR: 8
Posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4427 times:

According to usairways.com, it appears the first few Embraer 170 routes are for sale on US Airways.

Philadelphia to Kansas City (MCI) and Syracuse (SYR).

Pittsburgh to Albany (ALB), Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Nashville (BNA), Newark (EWR), and Syracuse (SYR).

These flights will be operated by MidAtlantic Airways on the Embraer 170, in US Airways Express titles.


670

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User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4370 times:

That is great to hear for US Airways and will begin first route to MCI, SYR and else. How much whole of the EMB-170 aircraft into their fleet? Thanks!  Smile

User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4226 times:

Nashville......?? What a suprise.. Not.......!!!!

Maybe something to do with Embraer having a hangar at BNA.....



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlineRthrbeflying86 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 243 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4142 times:

Hmm...I just found those flights you mentioned in the timetables, yet interestingly enough the flight numbers are all below 2000 (in the 1600's), indicating mainline service. We've all seen the picture that clearly shows Express titles, but will it be considered mainline service?

Does that mean that there will be 2 classes? Also, will they be served from regional concourses (i.e. F in PHL) or the regular mainline concourses (B/C at PHL)?



I'd rather be flying.
User currently offlineJBLUA320 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3179 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4080 times:
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Since EWR is very convenient for me, I will certainly hop a flight to PIT to visit my sister!!!

JBLU


User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3509 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3969 times:

 Insane Strange as this aircraft has not been certified yet and God only knows when it's gonna happen.

User currently offlinePVD757 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3414 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3918 times:

When does the service start?

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16878 posts, RR: 51
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3893 times:

Article in today's Wall Street Journal mentioned US Airways is negotiating to kill part of a big regional jet order they placed within the last two years, the rest they are trying to have delivered to non affiliate regional airlines who "might" fly for US Airways.


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User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3843 times:

What date are you fellas searching for on usairways.com...Ive searched as far ahead as I can on the timetable there and still cant find EMB-170's on those routes...

Greg



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User currently offlineN670UW From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1605 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3748 times:

I believe it starts April 4.



670


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3716 times:

Strange as this aircraft has not been certified yet and God only knows when it's gonna happen

The Embraer 170 has already received its 'Temporary Airwortheness Certificate'. This will allow operators to begin flight crew training, ground service training and also start the proving runs. WITHOUT this first step, you will not get final FULL certification.



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlinePlanemaker From Tuvalu, joined Aug 2003, 6201 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3641 times:

EMBQA, unfortunately there is going to be a further delay to the FULL certification. The date is getting pushed back yet again. I am not privy to all the wrangling between Honeywell and EMB but it can't be pretty.


Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. - A. Einstein
User currently offlineRiverVisualNYC From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 930 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3617 times:

Anyone get a pic of these yet?

User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3509 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3605 times:

In order to start passenger service aircraft must have all required, permanent certificates. EMB-170 should have had them a long time ago but it has "some problems" and date is pushed and pushed again. I bet it won't start service in US Airways on April 4th.

Other airlines may have troubles as well, LOT 735 leases are ending this year and EMB-170 were planned to replace them. It is likely LOT may have not enough aircraft to fly all of its routes if 170 is further delayed.


User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 14, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3551 times:

Found them now, thanks N670UW...

Greg



Chief A.net college football stadium self-pic guru
User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4289 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3515 times:

Where is Burlington?  Sad
-UN



What now?
User currently offlineA330323X From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 3039 posts, RR: 44
Reply 16, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3446 times:

Hmm...I just found those flights you mentioned in the timetables, yet interestingly enough the flight numbers are all below 2000 (in the 1600's), indicating mainline service. We've all seen the picture that clearly shows Express titles, but will it be considered mainline service?

Does that mean that there will be 2 classes? Also, will they be served from regional concourses (i.e. F in PHL) or the regular mainline concourses (B/C at PHL)?


They will have a dedicated series of "mainline" flight numbers, like Shuttle. This is partly because they will be operated by MidAtlantic Airways, a division of US Airways, and partly to differentiate them from regular Express flights when marketing them. They will be in a 70-seat one-class Shuttle-type configuration, with extra seat pitch. I'm not sure which terminal the flights will use in PHL, but I would guess B/C. In PIT, they will use the mainline B concourse.



I'm the expert on here on two things, neither of which I care about much anymore.
User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3387 times:

UN_B732,

It is Burlington, Vermont into thr northeast of the New England. That is city code is BTV. Hope this is your help for their city. Thanks!  Smile


User currently offlineCaptaingomes From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 6413 posts, RR: 55
Reply 18, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3228 times:

There's your answer!  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineEMBTucano From Brazil, joined Feb 2004, 246 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (10 years 8 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3144 times:

Does anyone know when is the first delivery date?


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