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757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 6:16 pm

Are 757-200's certified to fly trans atlantic routes?


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gkirk
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 6:22 pm

E-TOPS versions and ER versions are, but Im not sure about the normal version of the 757-200.
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 6:40 pm

Must be... CO flies with the 757 between AMS and New York as well as BRU and New York.
Also Canada 3000 uses the 757 to certain european destinations
 
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 8:14 pm

Hi!

Yes! The 757 is certified to flying trans-atlantic routes, as far as I know regarding Portugal Continental flies with 757, TWA also, Canada 3000 also to Faro and Lisbon, Air Transat either and when I was ready to leave JFK 2 years ago I saw a BA 757 arriving, I was quite surprised but latter I knew that they had a flight from Glasgow to JFK.
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 9:13 pm

BA had 757 flights from BHX and GLA to JFK, but these were later dropped. Air Transat also operate 757s across the Atlantic as well as Royal Aviation.
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 9:59 pm

In fact, ETOPS 180-certified 757-200's are VERY popular planes for trans-Atlantic operations. A number of Inclusive Tour (IT) operators based in Europe use the 752 to fly vacationers from Europe to as far as MCO and MIA non-stop for vacation trips.

I do know that CO uses some ETOPS-certified 752's for trans-Atlantic routes currently (CLE-LGW being one).
 
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Sun Dec 10, 2000 10:43 pm

Currently there are 8 routes served by the 757 to Europe with Continental. Routes with a * are slated to be replaced with the 762.

EWR-SNN-DUB
EWR-GLA
EWR-BHX
EWR-STN (coming soon)
EWR-BRU*
EWR-AMS*
EWR-LIS
CLE-LGW*

The international-configured 757s are equipped with 16 BusinessFirst seats and 156 coach seats. There are PTVs in BizFirst and flip-down LCD monitors in the main cabin.

 
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Mon Dec 11, 2000 4:33 am

Finnair flies their B752 from Helsinki to Toronto during the summer season.


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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Mon Dec 11, 2000 4:35 am

And their charters to America stop at Bangor, Maine.

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Alexander Holst
Helsinki, Finland
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RE: 757-200 Trans-Atlantic?

Mon Dec 11, 2000 4:55 am

Thanks for the info  

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