Kleinsim From Qatar, joined Jan 2007, 154 posts, RR: 0 Posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 4633 times:
I'm a frequent passenger of US Airways' MUC-PHL route (US 706/707) and always check other peoples' luggage tags while standing at the conveyor belt before customs. I've noticed that a substantial number of passengers connect to US Airways flights to MCO (I think that's correct). I later found out that flight 707 is routed MUC-PHL-MCO. I also flew PHL-FLL this January and was surprised to also find a 700er flight number. I believe US Airways also assigns 700er flight numbers to its transatlantic flights (see http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...eral_aviation/read.main/3111299/).
So, my question then: Is there some sort of pattern here. i.e. Is US Airways routing direct flights Europe-PHL-Florida?
It could just be spurious correlation, but I thought I'd check
BCN: MIA (big surprise)
BRU: I could not find a continuation city either eastbound or westbound; perhaps someone else can. Flight numbers are 750/751.
SNN: TPA westbound only (oddly, the *A timetable doesn't find any single connection eastbound on TPA-SNN)
TLV: LAX eastbound, apparently no continuation eastbound
I also missed MXP, which is currently operating, earlier
I can't decide whether I miss the tulip or the bowling shoe more