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Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight  
User currently offlineTony Lu From China, joined Sep 2000, 534 posts, RR: 2
Posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6415 times:

Is there any website/resource that can estimate/tell you the registration of an aircraft on a future flight? I am flying PHL-MSY on a US a319 in december. Would be nice to know if it was a special paint scheme (eagles, PSA, piedmont, etc.). Thanks!

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User currently offlineUS AIRWAYS From United States of America, joined May 1999, 432 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6400 times:

I can check fairly far in advance, although there are always swaps. If I checked a month out from now very rarely would it ever follow that exact schedule.


Go Eagles!
User currently offlineNorthstarBoy From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1872 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 6400 times:
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I'm not sure about that far in advance, but in the airline CRS's i work with, Usair supplies the ship numbers usually a day in advance, if you PM or email me with your travel date and flight number, i'll look it up the day before and let you know, assuming of course someone with better info doesn't beat me to the punch  Smile


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User currently offlineTony Lu From China, joined Sep 2000, 534 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 6373 times:

Can anyone check the reg. for

US1138 12/21/06

&

US1143 12/25/06

Thanks!


User currently offlineUS AIRWAYS From United States of America, joined May 1999, 432 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 6236 times:

I can see sorting by aircraft # up to 40 days out, so I can check the schedule to see if any of our special liveries will be blocked to fly your flights in a couple weeks.


Go Eagles!
User currently offlineTony Lu From China, joined Sep 2000, 534 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 6202 times:

Quoting US AIRWAYS (Reply 4):
I can see sorting by aircraft # up to 40 days out, so I can check the schedule to see if any of our special liveries will be blocked to fly your flights in a couple weeks.

Thanks! Please post when you see it.


User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 6175 times:

Predicting an aircraft assignment a month in advance is alot like predicting the weather a month in advance--the longer out you, go the less accuracy you'll get, and the closer-in to travel date you are, the more accurate you'll be.

At my airline, routings are done 1-3 days in advance and are always, of course, subject to change, often at the very last minute.


User currently offlineBoston92 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3390 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 6126 times:

Quoting Tony Lu (Thread starter):
Would be nice to know if it was a special paint scheme

Don't you like the element of surprise?!!!!



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User currently offlineScaledesigns From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 211 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 6121 times:

Good luck figuring out the reg a month before.It wont happen.
A day before is your best bet.Pending any MTX swaps
24-48 hours before your flight is all you can hope for.



F1 Tommy
User currently offlineUS AIRWAYS From United States of America, joined May 1999, 432 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 6034 times:

Exactly. We set the schedule over a month in advance but rarely ever does an aircraft follow that exact schedule.


Go Eagles!
User currently offlineTony Lu From China, joined Sep 2000, 534 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 5984 times:

Quoting US AIRWAYS (Reply 9):
Exactly. We set the schedule over a month in advance but rarely ever does an aircraft follow that exact schedule.

I understand. However, could you still give me the prediction? It's better than nothing.  Smile

Thanks


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