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Why Is The B757 So Popular For Charter?  
User currently offlineYOERI1970 From Netherlands, joined Feb 2001, 138 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2514 times:

Can somebody explain to me why the Boeing 757 is such a popular aircraft for charter-airliners.

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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24936 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2495 times:

Good range for charter ops, fairly high capacity (-200 = 239 max, -300=280 max) . Can operate from quite short runways, cheap to operate compared to some other a/c. Something like that?


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User currently offlineB744F From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2466 times:

757 is ultimate acft for short and midhaul charters. it have good capacity being all-economy configured, it have enough range (for european companies) to operate f.e. any leasure destination in Europe, North Africa, Canarian, Middle East.
also 753 is known to have cheapest seat-per-mile costs of any narrowbody acft.
it have capacity comparable with 767 but maintanance is much less expensive.


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