haveric
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US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:16 am

Beginning May 2004, US Airways will add its 11th European route from Philadelphia's new International Terminal A-West.

See the press release:

http://www.usairways.com/about/press/nw_03_1017.htm

I think this plane will come from the PIT-LGW service, which will not return next spring.

[Edited 2003-10-17 18:16:58]

[Edited 2003-10-17 18:17:16]
 
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:20 am

Interesting with CO serving this market at EWR just up the road...didnt think the demand was there for it...

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haveric
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:21 am

This route was rumored to begin even before this past summer's PHL-SNN and PHL-DUB services, both of which experienced load factors greater than 90%
 
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:23 am

Intersting choice in my opinion, given that the only other American airlines to serve GLA are AA to ORD and CO to EWR.

I wonder what the load factors will be.

I forget, any word on when the 762's will be replaced?


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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:25 am

Nice to hear new service to GLA from the USA! I would love however for DL to serve GLA from ATL! I know DL had talked about serving GLA from BOS I believe but it was shelved after Sept 11th. I wonder if we'll see any more US carriers return to GLA? NW and UA tried it a few years ago but no longer go there. CO is the only one that's lasted the longest. Hope the route does well!
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:31 am

That's right I forgot about AA ORD - GLA, how many 767-200ER's are left? Will this flight be daily?
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:39 am

Isn't AA's service between ORD and GLA seasonal? Which aircraft type do they use?
 
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:41 am

AA uses the 2-class B763ER's, they used to use the 762ER's and may still when loads are down.
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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:48 am

Yes, ORD-GLA is seasonal.

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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:56 am

Interesting to hear that US is expanding even more to Europe! Good to see!

Nt- I guess once they start taking delivery of A330-200s, they're going to start phasing out the 767-200s. AFAIK, they still have all of their 767s, with the exception of the one that had the incident at PHL & was scrapped a few years back.

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RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Sat Oct 18, 2003 3:25 am

There are currently 11 - 762ER and 9 - A333 in the widebody fleet. A332s start delivery, I believe, in '06?