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by United787
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 359
Views: 76330

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

United took the first 777-200... now they could end up taking the last 777-300ER!

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by United787
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup
Replies: 95
Views: 28070

Re: Boom: NYC-LON Mach 2.2 Startup

What about TPAC like:

SYD-SIN
SYD-HKG
SYD-NRT
or even
SFO-ANC-NRT
LAX-ANC-NRT

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by United787
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 465
Views: 50999

Re: 797/MOM Discussion Thread

Does this mean it is a two aisle aircraft? #407 is not ambiguous: The result is a hybrid cross-section for the fuselage, blending the passenger comfort of a twin-aisle on the main deck and the cargo compartment of a single-aisle below deck. 'It is a geometry that enables single aisle economics and ...

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by United787
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 465
Views: 50999

Re: 797/MOM Discussion Thread

Does this mean it is a two aisle aircraft?

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by United787
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Announcement
Replies: 60
Views: 11696

Re: Chicago Aviation Announcement

Nice development but nothing near what I was hoping... an airside train connector would have been real news...

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by United787
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 70
Views: 9775

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

Very unlikely ORD will, as it's trend has been in the exact opposite trajectory, with LAX having surpassed it yet again. ORD's growth had been constrained by it's runway configuration but that is mostly now fixed with 5 parallel runways and a 6th approved but not scheduled yet. Now ORD is constrain...

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by United787
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Announcement
Replies: 60
Views: 11696

Re: Chicago Aviation Announcement

I am guessing that this is something major if they are planning an announcement so far out... hopefully it is the long awaited terminal expansion/reconfiguration plan and UA and AA's agreement to that.

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by United787
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's private plane suffers dual engine failure
Replies: 71
Views: 20297

Re: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's private plane suffers dual engine failure

ordell wrote:
It's said she is a very anxious, fearful flier. Probably why she flew private. This won't help.


Why would she fly private if she is so fearful... isn't private more statistically dangerous?

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by United787
Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ
Replies: 83
Views: 13618

Re: Inappropriate actions by two passengers onboard ryanair from MAN-IBZ

Makes me feel better that the US of A isn't the only country that has to deal with such trash...

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by United787
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight
Replies: 118
Views: 15003

Re: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight

There's got to be more to this story. Dogs don't randomly attack people for no reason. Labs are a particularly docile breed. Somebody did something to the dog or its owner to precipitate the incident. My dog has logged more miles than most people. He travels in a carry on bag and never makes a peep...

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by United787
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 615
Views: 118231

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

For the less knowledgable on this site, some questions: How is an ATC area equate to or differ from and FIR? Does FIR really equate to control over a sovereign country's air space? It would seem like a country still controls it own air space even if it shares an ATC or FIR area, correct? Those FIR a...

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by United787
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 242
Views: 37982

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

ikramerica wrote:
United787 wrote:
Impressive UA, congrats! Although I am sad to see the HKG-SIN tag gone, I took that flight on 744 for my honeymoon.

I took that flight when it was a PanAm 747-SP. So nya nya.


The soul plane wins!

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by United787
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 242
Views: 37982

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Impressive UA, congrats! Although I am sad to see the HKG-SIN tag gone, I took that flight on 744 for my honeymoon.

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by United787
Wed May 24, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CHS-SEA almost 7.5 hours flight time today
Replies: 14
Views: 3017

Re: CHS-SEA almost 7.5 hours flight time today

afcjets wrote:
Actually there is an unscheduled stop in MSP.


Because of unfavorable winds?

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by United787
Wed May 24, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accidents that changed aviation
Replies: 108
Views: 10030

Re: Accidents that changed aviation

AA 191. A big lesson in performing scheduled maintenance by the book and not via shortcuts. I understand this was more of a contributing factor, but did AA 191 have any impact on aviation design. As I remember, the DC-10 had it's primary and secondary hydraulic systems co-located so when the engine...

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by United787
Wed May 24, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ends Interline Agreements with 5 Mideast Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 11418

Re: United ends Interline Agreements with 5 Mideast Airlines

I know this has been discussed before but with the Air Berlin and Alitalia experiments collapsing, Qatar in One World, could this be a sign that EY is joining Star Alliance? EY seems like it may need to be in an alliance as they don't have the economy of scale to compete with EK. I think UA could us...

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by United787
Tue May 23, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Major Airport in the US
Replies: 33
Views: 1493

Re: Best Major Airport in the US

Biased but ORD T1 & T5. Fortunately I rarely see T2 & T3.

Also, MDW is a great airport that is easy to get in and out of.

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by United787
Tue May 23, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir 804 crash 1yr on... answers?
Replies: 32
Views: 6915

Re: EgyptAir 804 crash 1yr on... answers?

So, if there was a fire near one of the cockpit windows, could it have broken the window causing an explosive decompression? That would explain why things seem to have gone south so quickly with no distress call.

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by United787
Wed May 17, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L
Replies: 17
Views: 3599

Re: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L

THANK YOU kngkyle!!! So the diagram on Curbed was wrong because that diagram shows the concourse wrapping around the HVAC buildings with the gates facing south and east. From the above rendering and photo, the concourse runs only east/west and the gates face south, tucked in pretty efficiently. The ...

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by United787
Wed May 17, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas ever serve ORD
Replies: 41
Views: 6507

Re: Will Qantas ever serve ORD

ORD-SYD would be 683 nm further than SFO-SIN... is that even possible on the 789?

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by United787
Wed May 17, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L
Replies: 17
Views: 3599

Re: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L

Don't need to see construction drawings, but some design drawings would be nice. Some basic renderings in plan view and/or 3D. I am sure they exist. Also, even if the project is privately financed, it is still on public property. I have worked on such projects in the city and you better believe the ...

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by United787
Wed May 17, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L
Replies: 17
Views: 3599

Re: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L

There will be a walkway from the Current L concourse North to the HVAC building, where the walkway will turn east. The gates will require the demolition of a building and the relocation of outdoor parking for snow removal equipment. Simply put the gates will between the HVAC building and the Alpha ...

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by United787
Mon May 08, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad names interim CEO
Replies: 4
Views: 1778

Re: EY taps Gammell as Interim CEO as Hogan set to retire in July

There has been much discussion on this forum of the ME3 vs. EU carriers but someone should thank Mr. Hogan for the enormous amount of cash that EY pumped into the EU through Alitalia and Air Berlin ;)

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by United787
Wed May 03, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway at small airfield torn up as jet takes off (video)
Replies: 22
Views: 6590

Re: Runway at small airfield torn up as jet takes off (video)

LittleFokker wrote:
Is that Richard Daley's private plane?


You win the a-net today!

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by United787
Wed May 03, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 8047

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

Great news! Hopefully this a another sign that conditions in Argentina are improving...

Hope to see ORD-BOG soon...

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by United787
Wed May 03, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 337
Views: 71765

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

So what happens now, does anyone know. Could we see a shutdown soon? If so, do you think AA or UA would add an additional seasonal flight from ORD. How about MIA, JFK, LAX and BOS? AA and DL have some real opportunities to fill a void... but do they have the slack in their fleet?

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by United787
Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United outlines changes to make flying "friendly" again
Replies: 99
Views: 8354

Re: United outlines changes to make flying "friendly" again

In related news, UA has already settled with the Dr. Looks like everyone wants to put this behind them and quick. I am guessing that UA issuing a statement of these changes was part of the agreement... http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-united-passenger-dragging-settlement-0428-biz-20170427-s...

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by United787
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sairenade--Kenny G Sets The Flight To Music On DL TPA-LAX
Replies: 9
Views: 842

Re: Sairenade--Kenny G Sets The Flight To Music On DL TPA-LAX

Just watched the video... thank god I wasn't subjected to that...not only for the music but because it was soooooooooo AWKWARD ... OMG...

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by United787
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports in desperate need of more gates
Replies: 102
Views: 13687

Re: Airports in desperate need of more gates

I only know mostly about ORD, and I can see it happening.. there is a 9 gate T5 (international) expansion going on, as well as a T3 AA 5 gate expansion. There were talks of a T2 redevelopment, and adding more concourses, but more details on that by the end of the year I think. I thought the T5 expa...

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by United787
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 59
Views: 13186

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

commavia wrote:
* The second, from 1992, shows the Asia network both expanding and evolving as it's integrated more broadly into United's otherwise-also-growing global network


I didn't realize that UA once flew ORD-ICN... how long did that last?

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by United787
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Closes IAH 787 Base, Opens IAD
Replies: 17
Views: 5527

Re: UA Closes IAH 787 Base, Opens IAD

Great news for IAD. Would love to see ORD get some 787 flights.

Does anyone have a list of all the UA 787 routes?

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by United787
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 114276

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

https://hub.united.com/united-express-3411-statement-oscar-munoz-2355968629.html Where was this urgency from the beginning? Dear Team, The truly horrific event that occurred on this flight has elicited many responses from all of us: outrage, anger, disappointment. I share all of those sentiments, a...

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by United787
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 114276

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

For those of you that think that is a one off incident that will be forgotten as soon as the next news cycle hits are wrong IMHO. Not only is one of the most serious and appalling mistakes made by an airline, their reaction to it is even more appalling and disgusting. Everyone is talking about this ...

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by United787
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 114276

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

It's not that complicated. I believe that generally, people have a very large capacity to recognize the difference between fair and unfair. And generally, people have a very low tolerance for douchebagerry. If the old man had truly been some sort of douchebag on the flight there wouldn't be this le...

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by United787
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 114276

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I think a lot of people on A-Net today can't distinguish between this event and the recent trend of events caused by distributive/abusive passengers. These are two different types of events born of very different circumstances. United treated this event as though this passenger was one of those peop...

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by United787
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 114276

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I am a United fan but this is disgusting. This is a failure on so many levels and the buck stops at UA. I am also disappointed the UA hasn't provided more information from their end... they need to get a handle on this story ASAP. And for everyone that excuses this as normal collateral damage when s...

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by United787
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 59
Views: 13186

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

Could this mean that UA will be starting ORD-ICN or EWR-ICN?

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by United787
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW
Replies: 89
Views: 12347

Re: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW

Again, I don't think we have really seen an alternate succeed like FLL has since deregulation in the U.S. What MDW, it came back from the dead and has been maxed out for years? The UA and AA adds are simply in response to DL. The yields on the route are going to tank and if AS is smart - and they a...

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by United787
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madeira Airport FNC/LPMA - Name Chance - Cristiano Ronaldo
Replies: 24
Views: 2420

Re: Madeira Airport FNC/LPMA - Name Chance - Cristiano Ronaldo

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/03/29/cristiano-ronaldo-unveils-horrifying-bronze-bust-madeira-airport/ OMG how ridiculous is that? Even he doesn't seem too thrilled. Would you be thrilled if that statue created in your image looked like that. My 6 year old daughter could have done better....

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by United787
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 112
Views: 15156

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

IPFreely wrote:
Slug71 wrote:
I think it's just Virgin Hotels and Virgin Records other than this now.


Virgin Hotels should probably be known as Virgin Hotel, since it's a chain of one property.


In a city (my own) that Virgin Atlantic can't ever make work...

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by United787
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 P2P marketing claims
Replies: 73
Views: 4607

Re: Boeing 787 P2P marketing claims

Another way to look at this is the 787 has reduced the amount of double connections, especially over the Pacific, hard to argue. Someone that was flying AUS-SIN might have flown AUS-SFO-NRT-SIN. But now they can do AUS-SFO-SIN. That has eliminated the connection in one of the hubs, NRT, thereby cont...

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by United787
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airports and Cost Per Enplanement; Comparisons? List?
Replies: 56
Views: 4095

Re: U.S. Airports and Cost Per Enplanement; Comparisons? List?

With the new runway construction at ORD, CPE is projected to rise significantly. I'd like to see the 2017 figure and the projections for 2018 through 2020. Shouldn't the 2015 CPE already include the three new runways? 9L/27R, 10C/28C & 10R/28L were already complete or nearing completion at that...

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by United787
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L
Replies: 17
Views: 3599

Re: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L

sircygnus, what is the image you posted? It didn't work...

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by United787
Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L
Replies: 17
Views: 3599

Re: AA Expansion of ORD Concourse L

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1337937&start=50

Construction permits were reportedly issued in January yet still nothing, not even a basic plan.
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I asked this same question the other day in this older thread.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1337937&start=50

Construction permits were reportedly issued in January yet still nothing, not even a basic plan.

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by United787
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to set up $100mil Maintenance Center at GRU
Replies: 77
Views: 10098

Re: AA to set up $100mil Maintenance Center at GRU

This makes sense with their planes sitting down there already. Surprised that no US airlines did this earlier.

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by United787
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD to add 9 gates to T5; reconfigure terminal core
Replies: 64
Views: 14027

Re: ORD to add 9 gates to T5; reconfigure terminal core

http://chicago.curbed.com/2017/1/20/143 ... ction-news

But no plans issued to the public? Bizarre...even suspicious.
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Yes, but not T3L, according to this article, construction permits have already been issued.

http://chicago.curbed.com/2017/1/20/143 ... ction-news

But no plans issued to the public? Bizarre...even suspicious.

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by United787
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD to add 9 gates to T5; reconfigure terminal core
Replies: 64
Views: 14027

Re: ORD to add 9 gates to T5; reconfigure terminal core

Chicago Dept. of Aviation has been quiet on the plans for the terminal core. Has anyone heard anything? We could use an update... T5 Expansion - Adding 9 gates. Announced 3 months ago. T5 A380 Gate. T3 - Concourse L Expansion - AA adding 5 Gates - Announced 11 months ago. Have we seen any specific a...

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by United787
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces new ORD routes, other network adjustments
Replies: 77
Views: 12730

Re: AA announces new ORD routes, other network adjustments

Since ORD finished their runway reconfiguration it is not bad anymore congeston-wise... The congestion has moved from the runways to the gates. There is a severe gate shortage that forces planes to sit on taxiways and in penalty boxes waiting for an open gate, delays of 30-45 minutes is not uncommo...

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by United787
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago O'Hare Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule
Replies: 50
Views: 7347

Re: Chicago O'Hare Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule

jbs2886 wrote:
Is there an operational reason Emirates (or anyone really) isn't operating an A380 to ORD?


I believe it was because there wasn't any A380 ready gates... there is now or soon will be.

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by United787
Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago O'Hare Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule
Replies: 50
Views: 7347

Re: Chicago O'Hare Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule

With AV announcing BOS-BOG today, it means that ORD may be more of a possibility now. Wow, if they can make BOS work, I would think ORD should be able to work. Chicago's metro area is double that of Boston and ORD has a huge amount of connection opportunities on UA. Chicago is only 100 miles further.

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