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Delta Flying 767's At La Guardia  
User currently offlineUnited777ORD From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 262 posts, RR: 1
Posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2238 times:

New York's La Guardia Airport is not a safe place for Delta to fly 767's in and out of. Delta should just fly the 757's into La Guardia. The airport has enough problems with seeing to the safety of other aircraft. An aircraft with over 200+ passengers doesn't need to risk landing at La Guardia.

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User currently offlineCO757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 94 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2061 times:



I think if you were to reference the flight manual for required stopping distances, you would note that LGA is more than capable of handling the 767.

The number of passengers an aircraft can carry has no bearing to it's operational performance.


User currently offlineCO757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 94 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2053 times:


I think if you were to reference the flight manual for required stopping distances, you would note that LGA is more than capable of handling the 767.



User currently offlinePresRDC From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 661 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2037 times:

In addition to Delta 767s, I have seen American DC-10s, Eastern A300s and L-1011s and Delta L-1011s at LGA. I've flown on Delta 767s to Cincinnati and an Eastern A300 from Ft. Myers into LGA. I doubt there is much of a safety concern.

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8902 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2007 times:

I have seen an EI A330 take off on a 7000 ft runway at BOS, and LGA'a runways are both 7000 ft.

Jeff


User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5056 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1999 times:

The only thing they have to be aware of is the distance of the flight. You can't fly more than 1,250 miles (is that number right?) out of LGA. One of those 767s can easily take you to LAX from there but they are not permitted to make those flights.


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User currently offlineBlink182 From Azerbaijan, joined Oct 1999, 5482 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1996 times:

wouldn't it be more economical to use a 757 into LGA and use the 767 into EWR or JFK?


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User currently offlineBlink182 From Azerbaijan, joined Oct 1999, 5482 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1994 times:

why is sabena dropping the cincinatti service aswell as dropping one of their daily flights to JFK and atlanta?


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User currently offlineNYC-AIR From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 123 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1972 times:

>wouldn't it be more economical to use a 757 into LGA and use the 767 >into EWR or JFK?

No, LGA is the most convenient airport for many New Yorkers. Delta must be able to get good load factors at LGA with the 767 which may be wasted at JFK or EWR.


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8902 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (14 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1962 times:

LGA is only 8 miles away from Midtown, and it was a 30 min ride this morning there are 7:15 AM. EWR is more suited to New Jersey citizens, and CO has a fortress there, so Delta might not try. Plus, they use the 738 and 757 there. JFK is a 50 minute SUBWAY RIDE (no traffic!) from Midtown, so it is closer to Long Island than Midtown.

Jeff


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