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Air Canada At MDW?  
User currently offlineChi-town From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 972 posts, RR: 5
Posted (9 years 6 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4935 times:

Last Thursday (10/26/06) I saw an Air Canada A319 or A320 (I couldn't tell, I only got a quick look at the tail and upper part of aircraft) at MDW taxing near the B concourse. I didn't think Air Canada served MDW. It was windy, raining, and low visibility that day. Does anyone know if it was a diversion or something. If it helps, the aircraft was in the new Air Canada colors.

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User currently offlineConnies4ever From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 4066 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 4867 times:

Could have been AC Jetz on a sports charter.

AC did serve MDW until the mid 60s with, progresively, DC-3s, North Stars, Viscounts, and Vanguards.

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
User currently offlineGoBlue From Canada, joined Jun 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 4811 times:

More then likely, it was the Jetz Charter taking the Raptors to the windy city to play the Bulls in pre-season action. I will check out to get confirmation that was the reason

User currently offlineMrPorter From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 36 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 4629 times:

Checked the Raptors schedule, it was most likely a Jetz Charter since they were playing the following night.

I thought they would land at O'hare so AC wouldn't have to worry about outsourcing handling to a ground handling company and MDW. I guess they couldn't get any slots.

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User currently offlineFLYYUL From Italy, joined Jun 2000, 5038 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4603 times:

Anybody playing the Blackhawks?

User currently offlineChi-town From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 972 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4571 times:

Yea, I was shocked to see it. I thought it was a diversion. That makes sense though.

User currently offlineTomascubero From Costa Rica, joined Jul 2005, 530 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 4490 times:


I don't know a lot about the sport charters, but aren't the Raptors from Canada? My best guess is that they were at Boston playing and then moved to Chicago.

It was an A320.


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