MTChemNerd757
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Random SWA Question Flight 8640

Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:11 am

Hi all- Was wondering if anyone could fill me in on why a Southwest airlines flight (Today's SWA8640 according to FlyteComm) was in Helena, MT today. Was this a charter flight? I was quite suprised this morning when I looked out the window to see a 737 flying past (737's normally don't fly into Helena). Would appreciate any info. Thanks!

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RE: Random SWA Question Flight 8640

Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:42 am

Anytime you see a SWA flight at a non-SWA airport on a weekend, you can pretty much assume that it's a charter, or a ferry flight associated with a charter, especially if it has a funny-looking flight number.

This one was a charter...  Wink
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RE: Random SWA Question Flight 8640

Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:45 am

went out as swa7109 to mdw and then onto btv. if that shed any light

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