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America West In ROC...

Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:47 am

I probably should have posted this when I saw it, but I forgot....

a few weeks ago when I was driving by the airport I saw an America West A320 pulling into a United Airlines gate, it was in the afternoon.

Any ideas why it was here? I was kind of surprised....

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RE: America West In ROC...

Mon Feb 03, 2003 2:06 am

It was probably a divert, maybe a charter. Do you know what day it was? Last month (I think it was 08JAN) PHX was closed for arrivals until noon (fog)and a lot of flights were diverted and cancelled. At its worst point we only had only 2 HP a/c on the ground in PHX! The only hope for new HP service to ROC is probably some ERJs operated by Chautauqua from CMH.
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RE: America West In ROC...

Mon Feb 03, 2003 2:35 am

The aircraft was actually an America West A319. It was enroute BOS-PHX when there was some sort of pressurization problem, and the pilots elected to land here just as a precaution, no emergency was declared.

Another unusual visitor we had that same evening was a Pace(aka Hooter's Air) 737-300 that came in from ACY around 10pm, and was heading back to INT a few minutes later. It was an all white fuselage with a dark blue tail, and the titles Vacation Express on the fuselage.


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