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by kordcj
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 871
Views: 87457

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Are you sure it’s not LX9? That flight leaves for ZRH at 1910 and it is a 77W.
Edited a few typos

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by kordcj
Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 29812

Re: :: Chicago Aviation News :: [Sep 29]: 30 New Gates

Well this is exciting news for my most favourite place on earth. Could a longer term plan be to eventually destroy the C concourse and extend the add-on northward for future expansion? That gets rid of the “box”. If you look at the gap between present day B and the C add-on, they are almost identica...

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by kordcj
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is IST the world's busiest airport to use separate runways for arrivals and departures?
Replies: 29
Views: 6340

Re: Is IST the world's busiest airport to use separate runways for arrivals and departures?

The list presented is not reflective of airport ranking by aircraft movements is it?

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by kordcj
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG: Worlds most connected hubs
Replies: 43
Views: 5372

Re: OAG: Worlds most connected hubs

For the life of me I can't understand the measurement. "Ratio of possible scheduled connections to the number of destinations served" But presented as an index? So ORD's measurement of 455 indicates there are on average 455 possible connections for every city served? It just seems strange...

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by kordcj
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 29812

Re: The Illinois State Thread

When there is one VERY large market in a state....isn't it better to separate it from the rest of the state? But anyway...is B6 still trying to secure more gates @ ORD? I believe the numerous attempts to have a Chicago thread have never panned out. For whatever reason, the Chicago airports aren’t a...

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by kordcj
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/27/2017:AA Loads LAX-PEK; DL Drops SLC-GDL; F9 Trims MCO; NK Adds LAS-EWR, Drops IAH-PIT, LAX-PDX/SEA
Replies: 52
Views: 10438

Re: OAG Changes 8/27/2017:AA Loads LAX-PEK; DL Drops SLC-GDL; F9 Trims MCO; NK Adds LAS-EWR, Drops IAH-PIT, LAX-PDX/SEA

Has UA always reduced flights to China in winter from ORD?
PVG, PEK, and HKG are all less than daily in Feb

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by kordcj
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14603

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Chicago and Milwaukee would be good contenders for a shared airport, could call it O'Hare.

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by kordcj
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first L1011/DC-10/MD-11 flight(s)
Replies: 87
Views: 3627

Re: Your first L1011/DC-10/MD-11 flight(s)

I remember it like it was yesterday. My first flight alone as a 9 year old.
UA968 ORD-EWR Dec 31, 1989
I was terrified. It was my first and last flight on a widebody trijet.

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by kordcj
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Summer '18 Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 2312

Re: ORD Summer '18 Thread

That's quite the wish list. I doubt ORD will ever see nonstop SIN. It's simply too far away. Does anyone have an idea of what UA's rebank at ORD entails? Other than more mainline to central IL, what else are they planning? I hope the city has realistic goals in mind for the new terminal complex, and...

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by kordcj
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest flight
Replies: 147
Views: 8421

Re: Your longest flight

My Longest TLV-SFO UA 787-9 7592 miles 15hrs 3 mins

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by kordcj
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT: Top US - Intl Air Routes And Airport Gateways
Replies: 52
Views: 9656

Re: DOT: Top US - Intl Air Routes And Airport Gateways

ORD does surprisingly well considering it's the only airport in the list that isn't a coastal or Central American gateway.

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by kordcj
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Announcement
Replies: 69
Views: 15331

Re: Chicago Aviation Announcement

I'm guessing it's an announcement regarding the lease agreements with all the airlines to take effect next year. DL moves to T3 concourse K UA takes over all of T2, as well as T3 concourses G and H AA downsizes to cornerstone markets needing only their 5 new regional gates in L NK, B6, F9 divvy up t...

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by kordcj
Sun May 14, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA flying three-class 777's on EWR-NRT.
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

Re: UA flying three-class 777's on EWR-NRT.

I believe UA currently flys IAD-PEK with the "downgraded" 77Es.

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by kordcj
Sun Apr 02, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes
Replies: 107
Views: 21098

Re: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes

WROORD wrote:

AA will get 6 additional gates at ORD once the extension of concourse L is completed.


Those are going to be E175 and smaller gates, not mainline.

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by kordcj
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skytrax Best Airports in the World for 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 4903

Re: Skytrax Best Airports in the World for 2017

I'm playing the Fake news card...ORD isn't on the list. I hardly see how LAX or SEA made any sort of best list. One is definitely from an era long gone and the other is bursting at the seams and a complete cluster landside with the security waits

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by kordcj
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing defines 737 MAX 10
Replies: 678
Views: 112820

Re: Boeing defines 737-10MAX

Is there a difference? Besides for the DirecTV equipped 737's, I was under the impression it was all the same regardless if it was on a Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, or Embraer jet. A very noticeable difference in connectivity. The Airbus fleet seems to have a much more reliable connection than the B...

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by kordcj
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread
Replies: 120
Views: 15074

Re: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread

Sad to see how ORD stagnates vs other major airports. It's barely ahead of where it was 12 years ago.

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by kordcj
Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD 2017 and beyond
Replies: 86
Views: 9624

Re: ORD 2017 and beyond

I agree with this. After JFK, EWR, SFO, LAX, IAH - ORD is the obvious choice. LAX, SFO and EWR I expect to be served non stop. IAH and JFK I expect to be served via Europe. ORD depends on whether SQ are happy using the standard A359 (with payload restriction) to SFO rather than the ULR. If they swi...

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by kordcj
Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD 2017 and beyond
Replies: 86
Views: 9624

Re: ORD 2017 and beyond

Anyone around to notice UA 747s have left the building? Yesterday UA881 was the last scheduled flight operated by a 747. :(

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by kordcj
Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD 2017 and beyond
Replies: 86
Views: 9624

Re: ORD 2017 and beyond

ORD has added the runways, but not the gates. The primary reason for no new gates is the existing gate contract expires in 2018 and UA/AA do not want to subsidize gates for B6, NK, AS, F9, etc. In a year from now, ORD will be in a gate free for all for those who will pay. In the mean time, T-5 is a...

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by kordcj
Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD 2017 and beyond
Replies: 86
Views: 9624

Re: ORD 2017 and beyond

Purely speculative here but with SQ and UA warming up to each other, do you guys think there is a possibility SQ might start a non-stop to ORD (with a payload cut) on their 350s? That's wishful thinking. Something more logical but still very wishful would be SQ cutting a deal with UA/LH and codesha...

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by kordcj
Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US airport is next to get a new runway?
Replies: 65
Views: 7772

Re: Which US airport is next to get a new runway?

9C-27C at ORD is under construction and to be finished in 2020. 11,250ish ft runway

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by kordcj
Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 to ORD
Replies: 9
Views: 1890

Re: A380 to ORD

KE could be a possibility as they come and go during a relatively quiet time at T5.

Doubt LH will as T1 can't accommodate the whale. Where did you see there would be slot times?

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by kordcj
Fri Dec 02, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29
Replies: 779
Views: 145968

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29

The below are those currently reserved for United Airlines on FAA, although I don't see one for "34U" N2331U N2332U N2333U N2135U N2136U N2737U N2138U N2639U N2140U N2341U N2142U N2243U N2644U N2645U N2846U N2747U N2748U N2749U N2250U N2251U N2352U N2753U N2654U N2355U The missing 34 will...

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by kordcj
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN System Outage
Replies: 83
Views: 11477

Re: WN System Outage

So glad I decided against flying WN for my business trips this month. Last month their reliability was downright awful on all 8 trips. They really screwed me over in ELP. WN is a great airline to fly if you have no need to be reasonably on time.

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by kordcj
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD to add 9 gates to T5; reconfigure terminal core
Replies: 64
Views: 15001

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

T5 ground breaking starts on Monday. One thing to point out, you don't get the CEO's of AA/UA and the Mayor of Chicago to have press release for a small project like T5. Sometimes you need to read into the larger message being delivered by all parties. :shock: You know something big...I wish you co...

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by kordcj
Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports - Report 2016 1st Half Data
Replies: 15
Views: 2762

Re: Airports - Report 2016 1st Half Data

Chicago O'Hare - ORD
Passengers - 30,231,886 +2.86%
Aircraft - 350,201 +0.03

Stats are thru May

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by kordcj
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/1/2016:Big F9 Change;NH HND-JFK/ORD; AA Drops YKF; UA Trims IAH-LHR
Replies: 61
Views: 10106

Re: OAG Changes 7/1/2016:Big F9 Change;NH HND-JFK/ORD; AA Drops YKF; UA Trims IAH-LHR

Assuming NH is chopping one of the NRT flights from ORD, have they stated whether the equipment will remain a 77W for HND?

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by kordcj
Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Traffic Flows
Replies: 21
Views: 4047

RE: ORD Traffic Flows

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tp1040" class="quote" target="_blank">tp1040</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Departing <acronym title="Colgan Air (USA)">9L...

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by kordcj
Thu May 26, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best And Worst Airports
Replies: 98
Views: 20843

RE: Best And Worst Airports

I would have voted <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (Metropolitan) (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> and <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> as worst airports. <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) ...

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by kordcj
Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD West To East Pattern Dominant?
Replies: 8
Views: 2743

RE: ORD West To East Pattern Dominant?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kbmiflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">kbmiflyer</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Still have yet to see a landing on 10R ...

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by kordcj
Wed Apr 13, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines’ O’Hare Gate Expansion Cleared
Replies: 32
Views: 8956

RE: American Airlines’ O’Hare Gate Expansion Cleared

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United787" class="quote" target="_blank">United787</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>How do you know? Why don't they releas...

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by kordcj
Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 789 (SFO-TLV)
Replies: 41
Views: 13832

RE: UA 789 (SFO-TLV)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHLX" class="quote" target="_blank">LHLX</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>The increase from 787-9 to 777-200 is on airline...

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by kordcj
Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Very First DC-9 Flight, And Last
Replies: 68
Views: 4386

RE: Your Very First DC-9 Flight, And Last

Mine is fairly easy as my first was my last.
August 1990 Midway Airlines 241 PHL-MDW.

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by kordcj
Sat Jan 30, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Sixth And Final East-west Runway Deal
Replies: 32
Views: 9471

RE: ORD Sixth And Final East-west Runway Deal

This is exciting news, especially the de-icing pad! I'm curious if they do plan to press ahead with world gateway. I'd hope with all the new space to the west, they'd build a new terminal first, then demolish as they go. So many efficiencies could be gained if they took on a <acronym title="OLD: Den...

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by kordcj
Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Off Runway 9L At ORD
Replies: 29
Views: 15077

RE: Plane Off Runway 9L At ORD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777ord" class="quote" target="_blank">777ord</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> is this the 3rd one...

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by kordcj
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Initiates Plans For Final Runway
Replies: 71
Views: 11155

RE: ORD Initiates Plans For Final Runway

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/toxtethogrady" class="quote" target="_blank">toxtethogrady</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>they won't often get used whil...

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by kordcj
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Inaugurates DAB
Replies: 52
Views: 5432

RE: JetBlue Inaugurates DAB

This reminds me of when <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> annouced service just after I left ERAU. I sure hated the drive to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> after a day of finals. While I don't miss Daytona I do hope the su...

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by kordcj
Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Comeback - 2015 Growth
Replies: 17
Views: 6140

RE: ORD Comeback - 2015 Growth

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jcwr56" class="quote" target="_blank">jcwr56</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>No, but you will see some additional terminal ...

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by kordcj
Thu Dec 03, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would UA Look Like If AA Closes ORD Hub?
Replies: 94
Views: 13631

RE: What Would UA Look Like If AA Closes ORD Hub?

If <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> were to make <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> a spoke market, I don't think <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> would be able to handle the void left beh...

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by kordcj
Sat Nov 28, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting ORD With Downtown Faster
Replies: 83
Views: 9609

RE: Connecting ORD With Downtown Faster

Didn't the blue line (then Congress) used to have luggage racks and the <acronym title="Catania - Fontanarossa (Filippo Eredia) (CTA / LICC), Italy">CTA</acronym> removed them because no one ever used them? I remember going to school in the mornings and seeing those racks completely empty, taking up...

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by kordcj
Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Core Truths Of A-Net
Replies: 340
Views: 28901

RE: The Core Truths Of A-Net

MKE needs more service as it is an untapped/underserved market <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> needs A380 gates tomorrow so that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">...

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by kordcj
Sun Nov 15, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/20/2015:AA+PHX-LBB/ROW;DL+JFK-ORF
Replies: 61
Views: 10947

RE: OAG Changes 11/20/2015:AA+PHX-LBB/ROW;DL+JFK-ORF

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</...

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by kordcj
Sun Oct 18, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Be The Next Big Merger In The US?
Replies: 102
Views: 18670

RE: What Will Be The Next Big Merger In The US?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/einsteinboricua" class="quote" target="_blank">einsteinboricua</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>I think <acronym title="Je...

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by kordcj
Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 33074

RE: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread

Could Evans be alluding to the revitalization of the world gateway program? Wasn't it supposed to be somewhere around 15 gates between <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> & <acronym title="Tavrey (Ukraine)">T6</acronym>? Seems a colossal waste of money, I'd rather see a rec...

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by kordcj
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 33074

RE: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread

Is 10/15/15 still holding for 28L/10R? Seems like 10C/28C just got up and running, and here we are opening a new runway in 2 weeks! Exciting times at ORD.

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by kordcj
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 33074

RE: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread

Is 10/15/15 still holding for 28L/10R? Seems like 10C/28C just got up and running, and here we are opening a new runway! Exciting times at ORD.

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by kordcj
Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 33074

RE: FlyChicago | ORD+MDW Aviation Thread

Just read that <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> will be returning next summer with 5x weekly. Guess this means summer 2015 was a success for them. <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2015/09/25/finnair-to-boost-it-seasonal-service-to-chicago-in.html" target="_blank">http:...

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by kordcj
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Was The Last Time Channel 9 Worked For You?
Replies: 17
Views: 4392

RE: When Was The Last Time Channel 9 Worked For Yo

With the numerous <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flights I've taken, I haven't heard Ch 9 since July 2009 on a <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acron...

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