ACAfan
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What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:33 pm

I needed to be in BOS on personal business April 16. I live in RIC.

There are plenty of flights going into BOS April 15 but on April 16, ALL flights on ALL airlines to ALL cities are booked solid. Even DH is booked solid to IAD, and they are flying the A319 on the route!

The excepion I found was FL BOS-PHF Coach was booked solid but I got a business class seat at full fare.

Whats going on?
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KBOS
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:38 pm

The Boston Marathon is being run the following Monday.(4/18) Things generally fill up the weekend before.
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PVD757
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:41 pm

Spring Break week in many of the New England States the last two weeks of April as well...

[Edited 2005-03-25 15:42:13]
 
ACAfan
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:45 pm

I know about the marathon, but all flights LEAVING Boston are full up saturday.

Getting into Boston is fine: plenty of unfilled flights Friday.

Why the mass exodus before the marathon?
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PVD757
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:46 pm

Spring Break!

What are you exact travel dates?
 
ACAfan
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:51 pm

Ive booked already PHF-BOS Apr 15 and BOS-PHF Apr 16. Coach northbound and Business southbound, because there are no seats BOS to RIC

I think it must be spring break. thanks.
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KBOS
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Sat Mar 26, 2005 12:51 am

Dooh,

It's been so long since I've had one that I totally forgot about Spring Break. We might have one or two college students heading someplace warm...... Smile
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rob2507
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Sat Mar 26, 2005 1:01 am

ACAfan,
Local schools (not colleges) have a vacation starting that weekend, so everybody gets out of town on Saturday. Combine that with people coming in for the marathon (and Monday 4/18 is a state holiday here in Mass.), and you get lots of full flights. Did you or could you look at flights to pvd or mht?
 
PVD757
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RE: What's Happening In BOS April 16?

Sat Mar 26, 2005 1:05 am

Thanks Rob, I was going to pitch PVD too, but he already booked his flights...hhhmmm, unless they are refundable.

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