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User currently offlineAkjetblue From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 790 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2388 times:

Hey Taxi!
I've never seen this before, but it's parked over on the 20s finger here in MCO. Anyone know what it's doing here?


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I thought it odd, not only did it have a Canadian reg, but there was a AC a320, and an AirTransat a320 as well; all by each other. Is there a Canadian convention in town? or Canadian spring break?

Any body know?

-Philzy


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User currently offlineGmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2159 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2312 times:

Ya its a regular winter destination for this aircraft....well it goes to FL. every weekend. Its a Kelowna Flight Craft aircraft and Sun Wing vacations are using it for charter flights... hope that helps...

Grant



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User currently offlineMIAMIx707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2313 times:

all I know is Skyservice was using it for some flights. That's the plane Air Columbus was flying but they went out of business.

I imagine where they are parked. Why is it called the 20s finger?


User currently offlineGmonney From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 2159 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

Actually MIAMIx707 I don't think Sky Service ever used it... Kelowna Flight Craft is the operator....you know the company that operates all of the Purolator 727's and etc?

Grant



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User currently offlineSpruceGoose From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 32 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

Glad someone answered this. I saw the 727 at Toronto on Feb 12th this year.

User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2147 times:

Grant, it has been used for SSV subcharters this season along with Sunwing.

Cheers, Andy




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User currently offlineSkydrolboy From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 341 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

It's been mainly flying for Conquest Vacations all winter with the odd Sunwing Vacations flight. Kelowna Flightcraft is currently trying to keep this a/c based in YYZ for the summer season aswell. KF will most likely be putting N885AA into service finally this summer, flying passenger charters on the west cost for the Air Cadets, which was flown last year by the Big Yellow Taxi.

User currently offlineSqpax From Thailand, joined Dec 2003, 74 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1997 times:

I was on the roof of the old T1 at YYZ around 3pm today and coincidently, this old 727 landed! It was right in the middle of a group of heavies..... AC 343, 744, 763, KL744, two Transat 333's and this old sled! Nice to spend an hour at T1 one last time!




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User currently offlineHorus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 60
Reply 8, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1948 times:

Not really related to this thread, but I remember reading that LCC JetBlue was gonna be named Taxi, to emphasis its quick and frequent services but they decided against it due to the 'reputation' New York's taxis have. Is this true?


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User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1854 times:

I also saw it this afternoon, as I was driving by T3 on Airport Road. I wondered whose it was, and got home to find a thread about it.  Big thumbs up

User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6380 posts, RR: 17
Reply 10, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1823 times:

This came into PIE on Friday as flt 60 which is the same as Skyservice.


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User currently offlineMIAMIx707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1797 times:

yes Gmonney like Dripstick said above, it was used by Skyservice. In fact it was flying the FLL service every Sunday this year, until very recently instead of the usual A320 or 319. Sunwing was using a 737-800 to MCO.

Horus, I also remember some announcements of the then future new airline that is now JetBlue and they were going to name it something else, it was another name they were going to call it. I can't recall what name that was. They ended up naming it Jetblue.


User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5489 posts, RR: 51
Reply 12, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1752 times:

I only see it on the weekends, but we get a few conquest flights a day, well at least 2 I think. It's spring break, so expect odd things......also if you didn't know a Westjet 737 is here also getting PTV's installed.

Justin


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