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2 L-1011s At Iah!

Sun Jun 03, 2001 9:38 am


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The main L10-11 is an ATA. But what is the one in the background? Thanks!

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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Sun Jun 03, 2001 9:52 am

It's Tradewinds.

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rkmcswain
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Sun Jun 03, 2001 10:44 am

Since ATA's route map does not include IAH, what was it doing there?

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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Sun Jun 03, 2001 12:11 pm

You never know where ATA will turn up. I've seen them at COS.
 
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 12:20 am

I have seen ATA L1011s at DFW also(on many occasions).
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 1:02 am

I've seen them in DFW also.
 
rkmcswain
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 1:12 am

COS, interesting... But DFW is on their route map. Of course the photo in question was taken one year ago... Maybe they flew to IAH then?
 
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 3:37 am

ATA is known to operate a charter now and then.
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 5:43 am

They are a charter airline - go to the main page of airliners.net, type in ATA for "airline" and then see what cities come up. There are cities as far as Ushuaia, Argentina; Sydney, Australia, etc.

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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 7:26 am

Hey guys ATA has been in GND.. sure u don't know where that is  Smile It is Grenada, Caribbean.. i used them with an L1011 to fly to YYZ VIA POS...

HMM interesting route..
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 7:42 am

Sun Country no longer flys DC-10's and IAH was a major summer charter market for them. ATA took over those widebody flights.
 
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 12:29 pm

I saw an ATA 727 at YSJ once on a charter, so that just goes to prove that and ATA plane CAN infact show up anywhere!!
 
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 12:47 pm

DFW IS significant. I have seen ATA L10s here too, yet the only scheduled service in and out of DFW is on their 727s.

I even see old colors ATA 727s here, frequently.

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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Mon Jun 04, 2001 11:27 pm

The L1011 is our main Charter Aircraft as it is too large for most of our Scheduled services. We use them mainly on high density charters wherever they are needed and the 72S,752 and upcoming 738 on scheduled services. We do several charter high capacity charters out of IAH mainly in the summer months and basically have 1 or 2 L-1011/1/150 in DFW just about everyday in the summer months.
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Tue Jun 05, 2001 2:31 am

5 days ago i saw the ATA L1011 with its Hawaiian Holidays livery taking of from ORD while i was spotting from my backyard.
 
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RE: 2 L-1011s At Iah!

Tue Jun 05, 2001 3:13 am

ATA L1011 is coming to BWI every saturday and sunday as a Air Mobility Command from Germany and Iceland.
I dont know about weekdays but everyweekend they are at BWI.
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