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Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:51 pm

Does anyone know the longest flight on the CRJ 900? I searched in the forums and all I found was for the CRJ 200 flights. I know Pinnacle flies ATL-STX. Does anyone or can anyone fly further? There was talk of Delta putting rafts in some 900s to more overwater flying.
 
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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:01 pm

I know at XJ we have flown DTW-SLC and are currently flying JFK-DFW. Both are blocked in excess of four hours!
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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:11 pm

LN flies TIP-MAN, block time of 4 hours.
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doug_or
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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:27 pm

According to great circle mapper:

JFK-DFW 1209
DTW-SLC 1287
ATL-STC 1423
SLC-PIT 1442
SLC-YYZ 1443

(all in NM)
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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:55 pm

QK (Air Canada Jazz) YYC-IAH 1538nm 4+ hours on a CRJ-705 (based on 900)

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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:07 am

Quoting tinpusher007 (Reply 1):
I know at XJ we [...] are currently flying JFK-DFW. Both are blocked in excess of four hours!

Yeah and you guys have to lower your prices or else I'm not going to Dallas this summer!
I can't believe JFK-DFW gets this and even DTW-DFW gets mainline... same for ATL, although ATL is a bigger airport. Could a D95 do JFK-DFW? I know a MD-80 can... just look at AA.

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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:54 am

Lufthansa Cityline used to fly Yerevan-Munchen with the CRJ900, that was blocked at 4hrs10mins.

Adria flies (or flew) LJU-SSH (Egypt), which is around 4 hours.

I think it's really cool that the CRJ900s are flying such long routes. According to a SAS pilot, the CRJ900 has excellent economics on such long flights. And pax comfort can't be all that bad, otherwise airlines would not use the aircraft on such long routes...?
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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:36 pm

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 6):
Lufthansa Cityline used to fly Yerevan-Munchen with the CRJ900, that was blocked at 4hrs10mins.

That was always scheduled with a CRJ-700 IIRC.

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 6):
And pax comfort can't be all that bad, otherwise airlines would not use the aircraft on such long routes...?

It's a nice aircraft - much nicer than the EMB 135/140/145. Certainly on a par with the EMB 170-195 family, although boarding/deboarding can be a pain.


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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 12, 2010 4:39 pm

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 6):
And pax comfort can't be all that bad, otherwise airlines would not use the aircraft on such long routes...?


No its not that bad, I flew PIT-SLC once on a CRJ900 and it was VERY comfortable. I actually liked that flight better than our return to PIT from PHX via CVG on a 737-800.
 
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RE: Longest Flight On CRJ 900

Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:48 pm

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 6):
And pax comfort can't be all that bad, otherwise airlines would not use the aircraft on such long routes...?

Sound (I may not use the word " noise " here) from the engines is almost inaudible, at least in the front half of the cabin.   
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