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No More AA 757 At LGA?  
User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4406 posts, RR: 6
Posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 7191 times:

Just took a quick peek at the new AA downloadable timetable and it appears that there are no more AA 757s being sent to LGA! Didn't think we'd see the day this soon when LGA would be all 738 / MD80 and RJ.

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User currently offlinemesaflyguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 2865 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 6996 times:
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This indeed happened on December 7th(?) I was flying out of LGA on the night of the 6th and saw one of the last AA 757 departures from LGA.   Was a stunning T/O too, it only used about 5000' of runway. It was up sooner than my 60% full NK a319 was!


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User currently offlinejfklganyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 3354 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 6529 times:

The 757s were used to MIA.

I guess the route went all 738s.


User currently offlineLONGisland89 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 723 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 6424 times:

They'll be back in the Spring and Summer.

User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4406 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 6144 times:

Quoting LONGisland89 (Reply 3):
They'll be back in the Spring and Summer.

True, or just speculation?

If AA is trying to put a "nicer" product in LGA, they are moving in that direction with dropping the 757s and putting in 738s instead. A move back to 757 might not make too much sense given what they are trying to do.


User currently offlinekann123air From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 836 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 5135 times:

At one point what destinations did they have with 752s from LGA? I think of DFW, MIA, and.....

[Edited 2013-01-05 16:15:34]


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User currently offlineLGA777 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1145 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4821 times:

In the last several schedules I think they were down to only two, both to MIA.

quote=N62NA,reply=4]If AA is trying to put a "nicer" product in LGA, they are moving in that direction with dropping the 757s and putting in 738s instead. A move back to 757 might not make too much sense given what they are trying to do.[/quote]

While the 738 may be a nicer product the 757 is a much nicer product than the MD-80 or Super 80 as AA calls them and while AA has a lot less of them than they used to they still have quite a few and I believe LGA is still a MTC base for the S80.

On a separate note UA has more 757's than ever at LGA with some days having as many as 9 (all PMUA), and while there schedules seem to fluctuate a lot equipment wise some days I have seen as many as 3 757's on the popular LGA-IAH route that until the merger had been all 737 for many years.

Cheers

LGA777


User currently offlinekjfk527 From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 26 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4565 times:

Back in early 2000-2002 I was an AA ticket agent. From what I can remember we used to fly 757s to MIA, MCO, DFW, TPA, EGE and I believe we saw some to FLL and PBI during the heavy periods. Those were the good old days. I miss the AA F100s that we flew between BNA. We also had the all business class F100 that went LGA-DAL-LAX.

[Edited 2013-01-05 18:05:32]

User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3702 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4467 times:

Quoting kjfk527 (Reply 7):
We also had the all business class F100 that went LGA-DAL-LAX.

There was also a DAL-ORD F100 flight as well, all done so AA could drive Legend Airlines at DAL out of the market. (DAL-ORD was interesting, as Legend never served Chicago, but was close to entering MDW prior to their demise.)



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User currently offlinemesaflyguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 2865 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (1 year 6 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 4334 times:
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Quoting LGA777 (Reply 6):
I believe LGA is still a MTC base for the S80.

I agree that the S80 is not as nice as the 757, but that is probably the reason for them still fyling them in there a lot.



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User currently offlineLONGisland89 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 723 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 6 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3615 times:

Quoting N62NA (Reply 4):
True, or just speculation?

Absolutely true. Schedule reverts back to having two 757s between MIA-LGA again in June.


User currently offlinetommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6584 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (1 year 6 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3460 times:

Back in August 2007 I flew an AA 757 on LGA-MCO-LGA round trip. IIRC TPA and FLL also saw the 757 from LGA. And back then S80s were flown on LGA-YYZ/RDU/MSP/MCI


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User currently offlineAcey559 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 1522 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (1 year 6 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3403 times:

I had a deadhead last spring ORD-LGA on a 757. I want to say it was around an 8am departure. I even got first class so I'm glad I did now that they're becoming more rare.

User currently offlinetommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6584 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (1 year 6 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3379 times:

Quoting Acey559 (Reply 12):

I had a deadhead last spring ORD-LGA on a 757. I want to say it was around an 8am departure. I even got first class so I'm glad I did now that they're becoming more rare.

True. Also back in 2007 I'm fairly certain that LGA-ORD was 1x daily, there might have been a DFW 757 flight as well.



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User currently offlineslcdeltarumd11 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 3306 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (1 year 6 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3379 times:

What about winter service to EGE on saturdays that is beyond perimeter flying? I dont think AA operates any other planes that can handle that mission? It has always been a 757-200 as is all of AA EGE flying

User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2985 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (1 year 6 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3268 times:

Quoting slcdeltarumd11 (Reply 14):
What about winter service to EGE on saturdays that is beyond perimeter flying? I dont think AA operates any other planes that can handle that mission? It has always been a 757-200 as is all of AA EGE flying

I believe this is the first year in a long time that AA hasn't operated the LGA-EGE Saturday nonstop during ski season. This year it's just the daily JFK-EGE (still a 757).



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User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3292 posts, RR: 9
Reply 16, posted (1 year 6 months 2 days ago) and read 2799 times:

Quoting slcdeltarumd11 (Reply 14):
What about winter service to EGE on saturdays that is beyond perimeter flying? I dont think AA operates any other planes that can handle that mission? It has always been a 757-200 as is all of AA EGE flying

Isn't there an exception to the perimeter rule on Saturdays? Or is that DCA I'm thinking about?


User currently offlinemesaflyguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 2865 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (1 year 6 months 2 days ago) and read 2789 times:
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Quoting OB1504 (Reply 16):

Nope, that's LGA you're thinking about. However, it sounds like LGA-EGE isn't resuming this season, but JFK-EGE still is.



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