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Mainline Jets To Nantucket?  
User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 7228 posts, RR: 7
Posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2540 times:

The 11/85 OAG shows a weekly New York Air D9S Nantucket to Boston-- but I don't see any D9S flight into ACK, so likely it's a mistake. Have main line jets ever been scheduled into Nantucket?

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User currently offlineTUNisia From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1850 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2521 times:

I know AA used to fly MD80s into Nantucket in the 1990s (from ORD I think).

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User currently offlineAirPortugal310 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 4040 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2498 times:

Continental used to run 737's to ACK from EWR (or so Ive heard)...now its seasonal ERJ summer service.

They do regularly receive charters...sometimes using what you would call a mainline jet...ie MD80 737 etc...

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User currently offlineF27XXX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2494 times:

AA used to do LGA-ACK in the MD80 ... i think it was just Fri and Sun service and I think it was just for one season a couple of years back.

Northeast flew DC9 10 and 30s into ACK (as well as MVY and HYA!) back in their day from LGA and BOS.

Continental mainline even did EWR to ACK in 733 (I believe from LGA at one point as well) just on Friday nights in and Monday mornings back ... to accomodate Frank Lorenzo, rumor had it. This was in addition to CO Express service on the route as well.

User currently offlineNkops From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2845 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2413 times:

Back in 1996 , I was working in ACK during the summer season for US and CO was flying a 737 in from EWR on Fri nights and it would leave on Sun morning. I remember this because one actually landed short of the runway and took out a few lights on one foggy Fri night...

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User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2388 times:

LGA-ACK vis S80...?? wow!!

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User currently offlineSe210 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 113 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 1 day ago) and read 2322 times:

Here's a postcard of Nantucket Memorial Airport with a Northeast DC9 (N975NE) dated 1969:

(the postcard printing quality is a bit fuzzy)


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