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Ryder Cup

Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:51 am

Anyone coming over on a charter? What airlines can we expect to see at DTW? Will this just be schedule service with BA and NW?

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RE: Ryder Cup

Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:55 am

Well.. the European Team no longer has the Concorde to make their 'BANG' of an arrival like they did in Boston 4 years ago.

"The flight crew forgot to slow down in time...!!" Yea, right..!!!

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RE: Ryder Cup

Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:59 am

Virgin Atlantic in flying in the European team.
You won't see too much additional action at DTW.
PTK will be packed with all the biz-jets, Lears, Gulfstreams you name it. Oakland-Troy will also see significant slip-over, at least on the domestic side. PTK has customs clearance.

In terms of commerical, there won't be too much additional.
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RE: Ryder Cup

Tue Aug 31, 2004 8:25 am

VS will use the A346 to bring in the European team.
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RE: Ryder Cup

Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:57 pm

You'll see me there coming over on a BA 767 and not the 777 scheduled back in Oct 03 when I booked the tickets. Still going back on 777. I'm sure you will see a lot of Biz jets at Oakland, I just couldnt afford one.
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RE: Ryder Cup

Wed Sep 01, 2004 8:26 am

VS will fly in the European team? Nice. Finally, golfers will see what flying in style while doing it commercially is all about.

I wonder if VS will use special crews... Those drop dead gorgeous gals  Smile
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RE: Ryder Cup

Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:42 pm

Isn't the A346 VS flight coming in on Monday, September 13th? What time is it flying into DTW?
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RE: Ryder Cup

Sun Sep 12, 2004 8:26 pm

The VS 346 is arriving at approximately 1630 on monday. It will be parked at the Berry Terminal at DTW
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RE: Ryder Cup

Mon Sep 13, 2004 3:44 am

I shot this photo of the European team coming in to the Boston Ryder Cup....
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RE: Ryder Cup

Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:08 pm

Just heard that VS will be using one of their A340-600 departing LHR at 13:00 to fly the European Ryder Cup to Detriot.

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