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Westjet B737-800 First Revenue Flight  
User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4819 times:

A heads-up for those of you in YYC or YUL, Westjet's first revenue flight with their new B737-800 is tomorrow, April 13th with the following schedule:

Wed, 13 Apr 05
Flight WS 668
13:00 Depart Calgary, AB (YYC)
19:00 Arrive Montréal, QC (YUL)

Cheers, Andy


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User currently offlineBiggles From Canada, joined Dec 2004, 459 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4723 times:

Thanks for the info , Andy . I'll try and get some pics  Smile .
Is the aircraft in YYC now ??

Alan


User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4716 times:

Is the aircraft in YYC now ??

Not sure. I only know that it is planned to fly the above tomorrow.

Andy



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User currently offlineBiggles From Canada, joined Dec 2004, 459 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4708 times:

Okay, thanks for the info.

User currently offlineFallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4702 times:

She is really a beauty. I managed to get some pictures of it on arrival...
http://www.contrailsphotography.com



Mark McWhirter...Contrails Photography
User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4675 times:

Nice shots Mark.

Cheers, Andy



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User currently offlineYwg777 From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1264 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4548 times:

The 737-800 does WS 629/506 on april 13th. (YUL-YVR-YUL).
Can anyone tell me where its going on the 14th?

Shawn


User currently offlineFallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 18
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4408 times:

It just took off out of Calgary at 13:00, and is on it's way to YUL tonight....I'm not sure where you are getting your info.


Mark McWhirter...Contrails Photography
User currently offlineKLMA330 From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 697 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4391 times:

I'm scheduled to fly to TPA from YYZ on Westjet's 737-800 on June 16th. I've been wondering if it will have winglets.. also, never been on a 737NG, and I think this will be my first flight on such a NEW aircraft.. should be great!  Smile

User currently offlineACYWG From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 265 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4322 times:

I remember seeing a shot of the aircraft when it was still in boeings hands (before delivery) and the aircraft IS equipped with winglets.

User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16245 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4293 times:

Does anyone know what the regular schedule of this 738 will be? YYC-YUL v.v. daily or will it be used on other routes?

When is the 2nd 738 due?

Cheers
Neil



Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineKLMA330 From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 697 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4285 times:

Thanks ACYWG! I've always wondererd what those winglets look like from inside the plane... guess I'll find out soon enough!  Smile

User currently offlineCanadaEH From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 1341 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4262 times:

The first -800 will be flying on random rotations for the next week(s). It'll fly down to MCO for LiveTV install and certification (which I heard it 45 days). Once the system is certified, the installs should be timed to coincide with the three -800 deliveries we have in June for LiveTV installs in YXX.

The schedule has not been finalized yet, but preliminary schedules show the -800's flying YVR/YYC-LAX, YVR-YUL/YYZ (1x daily), and YYZ-TPA. I haven't heard of anymore routes.



EH.
User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16245 posts, RR: 56
Reply 13, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4234 times:

Thanks CanadaEH!  Smile So we can look fwd to the WJ 738 in YYZ this summer. I'm surprised YYZ-YYC is not on the list though, and that YYZ-TPA is on the list, particularly in the summer. Could be a scheduling convenience for the TPA route.

Poor Andy....no 738's at YHM yet.  Wink



Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineCanadaEH From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 1341 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4153 times:

Keep mind mind that the dates that were passed along to me were for September. I spoke with someone in our marketing department and the schedule isn't completely set in stone for the summer. We usually have a Summer Schedule Enhancement press release in April, but I don't know how soon we can expect that given the yes, no, maybe uncetainly over the retirement of the -200's (FYI, all -200's will be gone by Q12005).

Another route which I found to be interesting was that YYZ-YLW will be flown with a 737-600. I don't know if this is the first route, but it was the only one that was passed along to me.



EH.
User currently offlineYeggerman From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 143 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4043 times:

Quoting CanadaEH (Reply 14):
(FYI, all -200's will be gone by Q12005)

Sorry to ask, but hasn't Q12005 (Jan-Feb-Mar) already passed? And I know we still have -200's flying around.

Did you mean Q12006?? Just a question



"All great things must come to an end"
User currently offlineCanadaEH From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 1341 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3967 times:

Oops, yes I did mean Q12006.


EH.
User currently offlineYUL332LX From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 820 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3948 times:

Here are some of the pics taken yesterday in YUL by a WS pilot (Lonnie Ganz).

No eyebrows...

[Edited 2005-04-14 22:06:40]


E volavo, volavo felice più in alto del sole, e ancora più su mentre il mondo pian piano spariva lontano laggiù ...
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9603 posts, RR: 69
Reply 18, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3928 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Why all the linking off of A.net? We have shots on this site, too Big grin

User currently offlineYUL332LX From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 820 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3914 times:

Quoting Clickhappy (Reply 18):
Why all the linking off of A.net? We have shots on this site, too



Well you don't have (yet) pictures of this bird right after its first revenue flight.
 

[Edited 2005-04-14 22:19:04]

[Edited 2005-04-14 22:19:33]


E volavo, volavo felice più in alto del sole, e ancora più su mentre il mondo pian piano spariva lontano laggiù ...
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9603 posts, RR: 69
Reply 20, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3896 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

How about leaving on it's delivery flight? Seen any of those?

User currently offlineYUL332LX From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 820 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3880 times:

This thread is about the first revenue flight.  Wink

Look, if it bothers you that much, just delete my post; but truth is, a.net does not have any pictures related to the very topic of this thread.



E volavo, volavo felice più in alto del sole, e ancora più su mentre il mondo pian piano spariva lontano laggiù ...
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9603 posts, RR: 69
Reply 22, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3875 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

that is a very good point Big grin

Did any A.net photogs get these shots?


User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Reply 23, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3875 times:

Quote:
Poor Andy....no 738's at YHM yet."

Sure I have...  Wink


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Photo © Andy Vanderheyden



Andy



What's another word for thesaurus?
User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Reply 24, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3863 times:

Royal, your shots are very good too.

There, are ya happy!?

 Wink

Andy



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25 YUL332LX : The first one, yes. The others were taken by a WS pilot. No idea if he's an a.net photograph or not. I hope so.[Edited 2005-04-14 22:39:36]
26 Post contains links Dripstick : Yes, Lonnie has pics on A.net... http://www.airliners.net/search/phot...=Lonnie%20Ganz&distinct_entry=true Andy
27 Post contains images Clickhappy : Thanks Andy Is Canada a state yet? I get mad when i drive up to YVR, at the border they always act like it's a different country or something?
28 Post contains images Yyz717 : Those temporary quasi-Delta 738 leases don't count.
29 AC_B777 : Very nice plane, but it is very weird not seeing those eyebrow windows. I kinda miss them!
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