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User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2912 times:

Well, we see this thread spring up all the time, along with longest, but check out what Air Canada is up to:

Vancouver - Victoria, 39 miles, on an A319. Total time is set for 26 minutes, same as the regular Dash-8s that make a run on this route (have been on gate-gate -8s in 20 minutes, with flight time well under 15). Now this should be fun in an Airbus. Looks like it takes place in November (dunno how long it will run for). Working out a trip that includes a hop in YVR in a couple of weeks, so will see if I can get on this flight and attempt to write a report.

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User currently offlineYago From Iceland, joined May 2002, 232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2901 times:

Isn't there a Malaysia A330 flight which lasts 30 minutes?

User currently offlinePomnath From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2787 times:

9W/Jet Airways have two B-737s daily, sometimes 3, and they go full especially in Business class on the BOM-PNQ route (78 miles). There is an Indian Airlines A-320 in addition daily, too.

In horse racing season there are enough private unscheduled operators on this route too.

Why don't they drive/take the train?

There is a mountain in between.


User currently offlineTIMEAIR From Canada, joined May 2005, 436 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2741 times:

The shortest scheduled jet service scheduled was KI F28 YVR-YCD-YVR scheduled for 15min in air. Op'd flight YVR-YCD in 6 minutes through YVR control over to YYJ control with at least 14 different frequency changes enroute. Needelss to say not much time to help PIC! This schedule was in effect for 4 weeks in summer of 97 due to DH8 mtc on 1 flt /day opd with the F28-1000 confg'd with 63 seats.


You can't get there from here.
User currently offlineTexan From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 4280 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2700 times:

AS operates a daily 734 from PSG-WRG. Grand total of 30 miles, scheduled for 23 minutes chock to chock. On the return it is scheduled 21 minutes chock to chock.


"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."
User currently offlineIAH777 From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 0 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2691 times:

Shortest I remember was SFO-SJC on CO. All of 47 miles. That was years and years and years ago...  

[Edited 2005-10-27 07:08:55]

User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26600 posts, RR: 75
Reply 6, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2671 times:

United used to sell seats on its maintainance ferrys on SFO-OAK, which are directly across San Fransisco Bay from each other. LAX-ONT on a CRJ is also a very short jet route. Air Cal used to sell SNA-LAX on their 737s.


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User currently offline1MillionFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2659 times:

Delta used to sell MIA-FLL on a 767-300

User currently offlineAviation From Australia, joined Dec 2004, 1143 posts, RR: 21
Reply 8, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2629 times:

I have read post like this sooooo many times sorry!


Cheers,



Signed, Aaron Nicoli - Trans World Airlines Collector
User currently offline1MillionFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2556 times:

Quoting Aviation (Reply 8):
I have read post like this sooooo many times sorry!

Then why did you click the link?  Smile

You forgot to type "do a search".


User currently offlineCOEWR From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 273 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (8 years 12 months 1 day ago) and read 2510 times:

how far is EWR-PHL...I know CO has RJ service on that route like once a day

-C


User currently offlineFly2CHC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 12 months 16 hours ago) and read 2402 times:

Bahrain-Dammam-Bahrain is operated by Gulf Air A320. I think it is about 46 miles and is done in 20 minutes.

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