MANisnumber1
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Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:11 am

Hi i was just looking at the OAG website and it says on it that there is a flight from manchester(MAN) to los angeles.

does anyone know anthing about this or is it a mistake?
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CV580Freak
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Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:14 am

Gonna give us a clue, airline or flight number ???
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MANisnumber1
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Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:18 am

lol sorry! i was supposed to put a link but i forgot! my bad

http://www.oag.com/NorthAmerica/Airl...a=&dt=21+April+2007&tm=12%3A00am#L
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JRadier
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:29 am

it says direct flights, so probably a one-stop somewhere in the US. Same with the UA flight to AMS which does LAX-IAD-AMS IIRC.
 
srbmod
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RE: MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:32 am

I wondering if it's the tag on leg of a MAN-US flight? For example, AA flight 55 is a MAN-ORD flight with an ORD-LAX flight also operating under AAL55.
 
MANmatt
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 1:33 am

This is more than likely the one stop service that US Airways offers. Don't know if it still runs but before the flight numbers changed US1597 use to run MAN-PHL-LAX but required a change of plane in PHL. IIRC the PHL-LAX leg was on an A321.

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airxliban
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:33 am

As has already been said must be a direct flight instead of a nonstop one. Don't think theres been a nonstop flight MAN-LAX since BA pulled their 763 off the route in the early 90s.
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rdwootty
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 4:10 am

Best way to the West is either Mytravel or BMI to LAS and then see what you want to do. It is suprising that MAN can support four flights a week to LAS
 
BDL2DCA
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 4:15 am

USAirways Flight 735

Depart Arrive Flight # and Details
10:55 AM 21 Apr 2007
Manchester, United Kingdom 1:40 PM 21 Apr 2007
Philadelphia, PA Flight: 735
Aircraft: Airbus A333
On-Time: N/A Meal: Dinner
Travel Time: 7h 45m
4:25 PM 21 Apr 2007
Philadelphia, PA 7:24 PM 21 Apr 2007
Los Angeles, CA Flight: 735
Aircraft: Airbus A320
On-Time: 40% Meal: Buy On Board
Travel Time: 5h 59m
146,319,320,321,333,343,722,732,733,734,735,73G,738,744,752,762,763,772,ARJ,BE1,CRJ,D9S,D10,DH8,ERJ,E70,F100,S80
 
LAXspotter
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 4:34 am

I have a feeling its Thomsonfly, i saw their aircraft 763 here a couple days back.
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mainMAN
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RE: Airline Flying MAN-LAX?

Sun Apr 22, 2007 5:08 am

Quoting Rdwootty (Reply 7):
It is suprising that MAN can support four flights a week to LAS

Not particularly. The LAS flights are amongst those carrying people from all over the UK (perhaps except the SE), much like most of MAN's long hauls.

Last Thursday, I noticed one of AA's flights on the board at T3 as arriving from LAX. Can't remember whether it was 96 or 54.

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