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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

EK operated 2 flights today from their home DXB to BOS, anyone know if the second flight is chartered or extra capacity for the day ? Rescue mission due to tech aircraft http://theeksource.com/emirates-b777-300er-a6-eqd-boston-rescue-mission/ Gonna be a busy night in the EK lounge with two 77W’s wo...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

http://theeksource.com/emirates-b777-30 ... e-mission/
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UAEflyer wrote:
EK operated 2 flights today from their home DXB to BOS, anyone know if the second flight is chartered or extra capacity for the day ?


Rescue mission due to tech aircraft
http://theeksource.com/emirates-b777-30 ... e-mission/

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

September board meeting minutes highlights: http://massport.com/media/3010/final_september-board-deck_92019-website-watermark.pdf Slide 10: New Service Jetblue - HAV Sichuan - CTU Korean - ICN Hawaiian - HNL Jetblue - MEX KLM- AMS Norwegian - FCO? Slide 15 - JD Power scores for Logan Slide 17 - DL -...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Partially off-topic, but why is the "Boston Aviation" thread so extremely popular compared to other "City XYZ Aviation" threads? Well I for one post a lot as frankly there's an awful lot going on and we have a group of dedicated folks who post regularly. Compared to say the Iris...

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I wasn't suggesting that the people mover would solve all of the issues, just that it may help free up some road capacity. Massport looks like they have a pretty good plan in place to expand, upgrade and streamline the roadways around terminal B and C, plus the C canopy and curbside re-work should ...

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

July board meeting highlights http://www.massport.com/media/3007/july-massachusetts-port-authority-board-meeting-website_watermark.pdf Slide 11 - one for tphuang here. Fare pricing comparison's from june 17 to June 18 Slide 12 - scary stats for ORH-FLL particularly with average fares in some quarter...

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I know folks have published a few pieces from the recent board meetings, but if you dig there's a whole lot more. Given the file is 166 slides, i figured I would pull out the Logan and ORH highlights for folks Below is June, I will do July and September separately (nothing loaded for August) http://...

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 810
Views: 58593

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

http://massport.com/media/3010/final_september-board-deck_92019-website-watermark.pdf Massport during their September board meeting dedicated time to ORH. Some interesting information in the PDF presentation. They note that the catchment area (primary and secondary) for ORH is roughly 1.045 million...

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Anyone pick through the September Board Meeting Visual Materials? On slide 10, there is mention of DY launching BOS-FCO which probably isn't going to happen until the airline has some of its issues straightened out. http://massport.com/media/3010/final_september-board-deck_92019-website-watermark.p...

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Anyone pick through the September Board Meeting Visual Materials? On slide 10, there is mention of DY launching BOS-FCO which probably isn't going to happen until the airline has some of its issues straightened out. http://massport.com/media/3010/final_september-board-deck_92019-website-watermark.p...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

First time here in LGB waiting for my flight back to BOS, this is more like a bus terminal than an airport... and rear stair usage too, hate to be here when it rains. It's LA. It rains like twice a year, if even. Oh trust me I know, lived in CA for a number of years, but there didn’t even seem to b...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

The interesting question is whether once the expansion of E is completed they move with TP back to E. I know EI don’t have to because of preclearance, but as we know the DUB/SNN and LIS flights tie up C17, C20 and C21 for a good while. My wild guess/hope is that TP and EI will be moved to terminal ...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

First time here in LGB waiting for my flight back to BOS, this is more like a bus terminal than an airport... and rear stair usage too, hate to be here when it rains.

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 810
Views: 58593

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

dvincent wrote:
I'll be flying out of ORH to JFK on B6 for the first time next month. Mostly as a curiosity (I've flown from the airport before in a GA context). The fare was $100 RT for a weekend trip. I wonder what the loads have been like.


Did you take the flight yet? If so how was it?

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Just about to depart on B61121 for my flight back to BOS via LGB from PDX and i I just witnessed a very cute moment between the FA and the lady in front of me who must be way over 80 and never flown before wanting to know where the life jackets were stored and how the oxygen masks would drop down. T...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

How often does the central garage get filled? I was there today and I had to park in the terminal E lot I took the last available spot. When walking from A to E I noticed cars double parked that happen often? A lot, hence why Massport is trying to build more, even though they really don’t want to (...

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by VS4ever
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Once B is complete, Massport will have done a very nice job modernizing all of the terminals. We may start to see some of Delta's plans for the additional gates in the OAG thread...there were a lot of march updates htis past week; Summer 2019 can't be far behind. One thing that struck me with the B...

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by VS4ever
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Do you mean EI = Aer Lingus? If so they haven’t operated from terminal E in several years. They operate out of terminal C. They moved to C from May 2016 - approx. 2.5 years back. https://www.aerlingus.com/travel-information/aer-lingus-news/boston-airport-terminal-change/ Yup, they haven't operated ...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 851
Views: 80677

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

JFK PDX has never been seasonal. Right now it’s 4x weekly Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday I happen to know this as I am currently on B6 1205 over MT as I type this comment. Because BOS-PDX is seasonal I had to take a routing of BOS-JFK-PDX-LGB-BOS for my trip, I’m not sure of the price point as...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Well B6’s OTP numbers should look good for today, hardly a delay in sight. Both my flights departed early despite being pretty much full
Currently climbing away from JFK en route to PDX.
It’s been a good day for B6 in my book anyway.

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations
Replies: 113
Views: 12683

Re: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations

Around the turn of the millennium, DL planned to have BOS become a full hub. At least that's what I was told in training. And then of course times changed dramatically after 9/11. Hence the construction of the large, modern terminal A, with DL initially as its only tenant. Things seem to be coming ...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Very interesting ... thank you clickable link: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=535519 American Eagle BOS Satellite Terminal Map: http://binged.it/FOKedP Yes nice finds.. would it lend itself well to moving 9K, 3M and 4B out there. Surely they could do that without impinging ...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

For those (like me) who were interested in the old American Eagle area that was mentioned above, I found a short but informative Anet thread once I had the right search terms: viewtopic.php?t=535519 Very interesting ... thank you clickable link: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&...

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by VS4ever
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

It is Amazon's loss. No where else would they get such steady supply of world-class STEM fresh blood. Meanwhile, our loss is the gridlocked 1A to and from Logan, crazy house prices, and the stupid HQ2 moniker. ( Sour grapes :D ) Now back to our regular programming of daily B6 OTP issues, DL wanting...

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by VS4ever
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

The new and upgraded Terminal B is coming along in full progress. There are new security gates by the old LUS shuttle counters. The LUS shuttle counters are all gone now and has paved way to the new security gates. The LUS reservations counters are also getting upgraded and new shops and restaurant...

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by VS4ever
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Makes sense. I feel like I've seen that space used for a number of things. Still, interesting that a runway is getting "usefulness" out of things that aren't takeoffs and landings. :duck: Massport log jet activity and for 14/32 it gets used for departures around 1.5% of the time, probably...

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by VS4ever
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Definitely not a total bust, but in my very limited experience and knowledge, it certainly doesn't seem like it's used much at all. The space is useful though. Overnight parking, deicing, VIP arrivals, and staging area for events/accidents. Although I think they aren't doing deicing over there this...

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by VS4ever
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Isn't the whole problem excessive TATL and KEF capacity? If so, the buy-out might be related to just getting rid of a competitor. And that means: LESS ex-BOS flights to KEF and beyond. Not necessarily, could it happen, of course it could, but those flights tend to go out pretty full, you could rais...

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by VS4ever
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Isn't the whole problem excessive TATL and KEF capacity? If so, the buy-out might be related to just getting rid of a competitor. And that means: LESS ex-BOS flights to KEF and beyond. Not necessarily, could it happen, of course it could, but those flights tend to go out pretty full, you could rais...

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by VS4ever
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

With the news that FI is buying WW and have them exist as separate brands. Any thoughts for how this will affect BOS? https://skift.com/2018/11/05/icelandair-to-buy-rival-wow-air/ I could see them positioning FI has a higher cost business travel focused airline now that they don't need to compete w...

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by VS4ever
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Just interested, now that the TACV flight has been flying for well over half a year, is there any info on how the loads are on that flight? Jan to April 2018 is 72.02% Jan - 68.7% - 877 pax on 1,276 seats Feb - 66.9% - 974 pax on 1,456 seats Mar - 70.2% - 1,150 pax on 1,638 seats Apr - 81% - 1,326 ...

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by VS4ever
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

NickolayAv wrote:
Just interested, now that the TACV flight has been flying for well over half a year, is there any info on how the loads are on that flight?

Unless someone beats me to it, I will pull the info when I get home. We only have until April 18 in the T-100 stats

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by VS4ever
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

adamh8297 wrote:
tlecam wrote:
delta increasing a couple of frequencies next summer per the OAG thread - BNA up to 4x daily; JAX up to 3x.


Why not take one of those E-Jets or CR9's and send it to SDF instead?


Why would they do that when they just want to fight B6, because it’s all about that right?

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

http://www.internationalmeetingsreview. ... -fi-104784

Well guess I won't be using the logan wi-fi next time i am there...
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http://www.internationalmeetingsreview. ... -fi-104784

Well guess I won't be using the logan wi-fi next time i am there...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I have a few questions about possible Term. A expansion. Please bear with me, I haven't been there in awhile, and forgive me If posted earlier. 1 Are all those cargo areas at the end of A in use ? 2 If they are, can they be relocated somewhere else on the property ? Please answer objectively. I am ...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

http://www.massport.com/media/2991/terminal-c-canopy-connector-and-roadway-project-ea.pdf A lot of information about the upcoming Terminal B to C connector as well as the Terminal C canopy and all of the roadway upgrades Massport will be making. The proposed new Terminal C canopy looks so much bett...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Weekly OAG Thread? Europe?
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: New Weekly OAG Thread? Europe?

I think the file extraction and manipulation could be huge, given the number of routes, airlines etc. But given the information that comes out of the US version, I think many would enjoy a European version to see what's going on there. I know i would.. Yeah I think there's definitely a data issue i...

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by VS4ever
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Weekly OAG Thread? Europe?
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: New Weekly OAG Thread? Europe?

I think the file extraction and manipulation could be huge, given the number of routes, airlines etc. But given the information that comes out of the US version, I think many would enjoy a European version to see what's going on there. I know i would..

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by VS4ever
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

So, as we approach 2019, all the terminals have had work done/expansions. Wonder what could be next... I recommend taking a good look at the current ATC tower next time you visit BOS http://www.massport.com/media/2771/fy18-22_capital_program.pdf Well Massport aren’t looking at anything prior to FY2...

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by VS4ever
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Still not seeing anything on BOS-CTU starting. Sichuan are not on the Massport airlines list and I don’t see anything bookable

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by VS4ever
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

ok, well it's pretty clear from these numbers, that it's not new routes that are driving specific growth.. albeit there are a number to begin later in the year. Based on this. IB/Level/IAG have to be happy with the early numbers out of BCN, B6 should be happy with SYR given it's a RON flight and jus...

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by VS4ever
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air applies for US authority
Replies: 22
Views: 4484

Re: Oman Air applies for US authority

I would guess that their first route would be JFK, with ORD and IAD as far-fetched possibilities... The second part of that is interesting, I wonder who they would codeshare with? As far as I know, they're not in any alliance... Let's see, a major US carrier at the likely first route of JFK that's ...

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by VS4ever
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?
Replies: 56
Views: 3483

Re: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?

also surprised nobody has mentioned WW yet (ok Lupinechemist did while I was typing this originally)., all TF- (321's as examples)
KID, DOG, CAT, SON, MOM, DAD, GMA (Grandma), GPA (Grandpa)

320's (SIS, BRO) 320neo (NEO)

330's (GAY, LUV, WOW)

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by VS4ever
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?
Replies: 56
Views: 3483

Re: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?

The entire Virgin Atlantic fleet have registrations that are connected to the aircraft's name. For instance G-VGEM is "Diamond Girl". Airlines can also reserve and use blocks; for instance G-TUI* for the TUI Dreamliner fleet and G-JZH* for Jet2's 737s (for Jet2Holidays). BA have recently ...

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by VS4ever
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Thank you guys... it's only worth doing if it's providing good info... some of those numbers, particularly the aircraft counts were scary in size, given the size of some of the operations being reviewed. My next task, which is hard due to the time lag on the reporting, is to analyze how the new rout...

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by VS4ever
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is DL’s long term strategy in BOS?
Replies: 14
Views: 2007

Re: What is DL’s long term strategy in BOS?

papatango wrote:
When does Delta get back all terminal A gates back?

Late next year once the rebuild of Terminal B is done. They have to complete the additional gates for WN before they can move across thus freeing up E18-E22

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by VS4ever
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is DL’s long term strategy in BOS?
Replies: 14
Views: 2007

Re: What is DL’s long term strategy in BOS?

I know there’s not a lot of money to be made trans-PAC, but there should be SOME route out of Boston where DL could deploy an A350. Not everyone is content to just be funneled through DTW. At the times of Northwest and its TPAC NRT hub it could be easy to have a NRT-BOS. But NRT could be a through ...

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by VS4ever
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: helicopter crash in Leicester
Replies: 33
Views: 8691

Re: helicopter crash in Leicester

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leicestershire-46013381 Just confirmed that Chairman was indeed on board and also inferred that 5 total were in the helicopter and all perished A sad sad day in my hometown, RIP to all involved, their families and friends and all connected to Leicester City, while...

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by VS4ever
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is DL’s long term strategy in BOS?
Replies: 14
Views: 2007

Re: What is DL’s long term strategy in BOS?

Right now, DL operates a large focus city in BOS that is a borderline hub. They have almost 120 departures a day and have a large bank of international flights. And they will be getting Terminal A all to themselves next year. With all of this in mind, will DL upgrade BOS to a full hub, or will they...

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by VS4ever
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2199
Views: 186718

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

So folks, i found a great new table on the DOT stats site, it's an on-time performance database, but unlike it's predecessor, it actually shows the regionals as well as the mainline carrier information. So I present my take on this table. It only has information from Jan 2018 on it and there are a f...

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