PITA333
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US 767 Back To PIT?

Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:18 pm

This morning I got a call from my mom who was coming back from PHL on US Flight 255 (On March 23). She called and said that the flight was on a 767! Usually that flight is on a 757. Why the equipment change? Where is the 767 going to next? Anyone have any information on this? I was interested to hear about a US widebodyn back in PIT for regular scheduled passenger flights. Although I'm sure it will not be a frequentn thing, I would like to know why this happened.

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usairways85
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RE: US 767 Back To PIT?

Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:30 pm

I've looked through the schedules and there is nothing that notes the schedule change so it could be an equipment sub or something.


Airline Us Airways
Flight Number 255
Departure City (Airport) Philadelphia, PA (PHL)
Departure Time 03/23/2006 06:35 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)
Arrival Time 03/23/2006 07:22 AM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Boeing 767-200
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Arrived


Airline Us Airways
Flight Number 979
Departure City (Airport) Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)
Departure Time 03/23/2006 08:49 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Arrival Time 03/23/2006 09:56 AM
Remaining Flight Time 01:07 (scheduled)
Aircraft Type Boeing 767-200
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Scheduled

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PITA333
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RE: US 767 Back To PIT?

Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:04 am

Thanks Usairways85. Anyone else have any more info?
 
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RE: US 767 Back To PIT?

Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:32 am

Just yesterday, US said that they were extending their lease of maintenance facilites at PIT until after 2010. The facility will focus on boeing and airbus work, although I think that they will only work on narrow bodies and not heavies; I think they'll go to CLT, but who knows... Things are bound to change...
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