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by asuflyer05
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9097

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

Any idea when NW will replace the DC-9s?

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by asuflyer05
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VivaAerobus 917 BWI-GDL
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Re: VivaAerobus 917 BWI-GDL

They were at one point doing FunJet charters out of BWI.

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by asuflyer05
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 788 DEL-IAD nonstop?
Replies: 66
Views: 10704

Re: Air India 788 DEL-IAD nonstop?

I imagine they rebooked a lot of passengers on other flights instead of delaying them
57 hour.

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by asuflyer05
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: IRROPS Forum
Replies: 2
Views: 1267

IRROPS Forum

Hello everyone! Has there been any thought about creating a forum dedicated to IRROPS (diversion, cancellation etc.) threads? Maybe have guidelines for thread titles to make searching easier as well. I think this would be better than a massive diversion mega thread that would be difficult to search ...

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by asuflyer05
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DLH 485 PTY - FRA turned back now on way to PUJ
Replies: 7
Views: 1773

Re: DLH 485 PTY - FRA turned back now on way to PUJ

hz747300 wrote:
What about just a diversions section, with all threads on diversions contained within it?


This is long overdue. I think it would be much easier to navigate than a mega thread.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New market for the Canary Islands
Replies: 65
Views: 9279

Re: New market for the Canary Islands

I vacationed on Gran Canaria 2 years ago. I had an incredible time. Playa Del Ingles/Maspalomas/Meloneras reminded me a bit of Honolulu. The touristy area appears to have been struck by an anti-charm missile but once you get outside PDI the island is down right beautiful. Cute towns to explore such ...

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by asuflyer05
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia re-starts Dulles
Replies: 43
Views: 5934

Re: Iberia start Dulles

Flight times are good for connections at MAD as well.

IAD 2030 - MAD 1015 +1
MAD 1550 - IAD 1855

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by asuflyer05
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 456
Views: 65412

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

smokeybandit wrote:
BWI is only 4 miles further from DC than IAD is.


Yes, but the travel time at rush hour is significantly different. I'd much rather try and get between DC and IAD at rush hour than mess with 95 or the BW Parkway.

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by asuflyer05
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (Republic) E175 Severe Control Problems at ATL last night
Replies: 77
Views: 19340

Re: AA (Republic) E175 Severe Control Problems at ATL last night

LoganTheBogan wrote:
Sam Chui reporting on it now.


Thank God Sam Chui is reporting on it.

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by asuflyer05
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL42 IAD-FCO Just Turned Around over Nantucket...
Replies: 11
Views: 5023

Re: UAL42 IAD-FCO Just Turned Around over Nantucket...

Checked the status for tomorrow’s UA43: UA 43: Your inbound plane is delayed because of fluid system maintenance in Washington Dulles that resulted in a plane change, and is now expected to arrive at 2:58pm. We're sorry for this inconvenience, and your patience is greatly appreciated. Your estimated...

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by asuflyer05
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL139 Engine Failure - Returns to KEF
Replies: 10
Views: 3796

Re: UAL139 Engine Failure - Returns to KEF

I suppose that might explain the A124 loading up at IAD and flying to KEF early this morning.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737
Replies: 65
Views: 18573

Re: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737

Could they be operating 737s on behalf of Disney?

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 9593

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

IAD
B6882 SVF-JFK

Watching KX792 GCM-JFK now.

UA is putting diverted EWR passengers onto buses and driving them up to EWR.

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by asuflyer05
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?
Replies: 25
Views: 3835

Re: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?

AA discontinued their IAD-MIA flight a few months ago. UA ran seasonal service this past winter and is scheduled to restart again in the fall.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 456
Views: 65412

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/DJT520/214ea632 Anyone know why a La Compagnie 757 is landing at IAD in a moment from Bordeaux, France? I'm assuming not new scheduled service, some kind of charter? Interesting. I was at IAD last night and thought I might my eyes had deceived me. According to FR24 it ...

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly
Replies: 23
Views: 3935

Re: Turkish Airlines increases Washington DC to 10 weekly

MeCe wrote:
Just prepare to hear for double daily soon ;)


I agree. I wouldn't be surprised to see this go double daily eventually.

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by asuflyer05
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 456
Views: 65412

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Any idea on the progress of construction of the IAD Polaris lounge. I was looking at the area that is fenced off on the south side of the C gates. Is that the spot? If that is it looks like nothing is started. They have definitely started. As of Monday night it looks like they piped in a connection...

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by asuflyer05
Tue May 14, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The best steakhouse at Las Vegas, USA?
Replies: 25
Views: 2430

Re: The best steakhouse at Las Vegas, USA?

I had a great meal at Craftsteak (MGM Grand) last time I was in Vegas. I've also heard good things about Bazaar Meat (SLS) and SW Steakhouse (Wynn). There are SO many great options that are exclusive to Las Vegas I don't think there is any reason to try a chain like Fogo de Chao, The Palm, etc.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next IAD international destination?
Replies: 15
Views: 1629

Re: Next IAD international destination?

The most likely routes for next year are definitely WAW-IAD on LOT Polish, TPE-IAD on EVA Air, or Swiss ZRH-IAD If Iberia was to grow in USA serving a new market then I’d place my bet on IAD-MAD by Iberia. LOT and IB were my 2 guesses. I also think we will see additional frequencies and destination...

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by asuflyer05
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's your favorite/least favorite airport to connect through?
Replies: 77
Views: 7161

Re: What's your favorite/least favorite airport to connect through?

Favorite: IAD, MIA
Least Favorite: MAD (T4S to T4), BOS.

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by asuflyer05
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines DC - Berlin??
Replies: 18
Views: 2929

Re: American Airlines DC - Berlin??

IAD-LHR would probably come first on AA. Why would they do that? Yes, they could do it because of the huge operation they run at LHR, but why? JV partner BA already flies multiple daily LHR-IAD flights and LHR-BWI which somehow also serves the DC area. They won't do it. Which makes the likely hood ...

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by asuflyer05
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 88
Views: 9337

Re: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel

I'm booked for opening night. Can't wait!

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by asuflyer05
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DC trip suggestions.
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Re: DC trip suggestions.

I always recommend visitors stay in Old Town Alexandria. It's right on the blue/yellow line for easy access to DC and just 2 metro stops south of DCA. The area is quite charming and there are plenty of restaurants/shops to explore. If the metro is not running well the weekend you are visiting you ca...

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by asuflyer05
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 73708

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Could it be a package of international flights from Dulles to support the 2 additional banks Kirby discussed over the summer? With the recent announcement of the new Polaris lounge at IAD I was kinda wondering the same, same article pointed to the fact they were considering going to a 6 bank operat...

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by asuflyer05
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 73708

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Could it be a package of international flights from Dulles to support the 2 additional banks Kirby discussed over the summer?

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by asuflyer05
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX New Satellite Concourse
Replies: 77
Views: 16271

Re: LAX New Satellite Concourse

This has got to be another click-bait thread, to increase web traffic and page hits. Removing tin foil hat now... The author is the same as 'Thanksgiving, Turkeys, and Turkish Airlines.' So does Turkey's flag carrier do something special on Thanksgiving for its US routes, given that the holiday cen...

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by asuflyer05
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11864

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

Perhaps DL IAD-SEA is in anticipation of Amazon opening a second hq in DC? You've heard the same rumors I have then. The opening of HQ2 is a long way off. My guess is there's plenty of demand from the significant Boeing and Amazon presence in the Dulles Tech Corridor. Edit: Forgot to add my thanks ...

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by asuflyer05
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AF A380 Premium Economy IAD-CDG-WAW + LOT WAW-WRO/KRK-WAW + YotelAIR CDG
Replies: 10
Views: 8063

Re: AF A380 Premium Economy IAD-CDG-WAW + LOT WAW-WRO/KRK-WAW + YotelAIR CDG

The food looks a lot worse than PE on BA or AA transatlantic. Looks like Economy class meals at best. Otherwise, I enjoyed your report. I agree with you. I would have preferred less courses and traded the foie gras for a well executed main course. A little more variety besides Chicken or Pasta woul...

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by asuflyer05
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Philippine Airlines Honolulu to Cebu
Replies: 2
Views: 5045

Re: Philippine Airlines Honolulu to Cebu

Great reports! Looking forward to the next installments!

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by asuflyer05
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United proposes purchasing the A321LR for transatlantic flights
Replies: 145
Views: 35327

Re: United proposes purchasing the A321LR for transatlantic flights

Could it be United senses an upcoming downturn in the market and is positioning itself to take on A321s that less stable airlines (i.e. WOW) have committed to?

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by asuflyer05
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AF A380 Premium Economy IAD-CDG-WAW + LOT WAW-WRO/KRK-WAW + YotelAIR CDG
Replies: 10
Views: 8063

Re: AF A380 Premium Economy IAD-CDG-WAW + LOT WAW-WRO/KRK-WAW + YotelAIR CDG

I flew JOON Business from Paris to the Seychelles and your meal looks better than ours! LOL. Premium are allowed to use the AF lounge? The lounge at CDG was pleasant. We stayed at the Airport Sheraton for 1 night at $300; your hotel looks great. Is it in the Terminal? How much do they charge? I wou...

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by asuflyer05
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AF A380 Premium Economy IAD-CDG-WAW + LOT WAW-WRO/KRK-WAW + YotelAIR CDG
Replies: 10
Views: 8063

AF A380 Premium Economy IAD-CDG-WAW + LOT WAW-WRO/KRK-WAW + YotelAIR CDG

My wife and I recently made a trip to Poland for our 2018 European Adventure. I will admit, Poland was never at the top of my travel bucket list but I can say I enjoyed the country, food and people. And as they say, it's not where you're going but how you get there that matters. That saying rang tru...

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by asuflyer05
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF swapping A380 and B77W for LAX flights
Replies: 12
Views: 6754

Re: AF swapping A380 and B77W for LAX flights

They do this from time to time. Not sure if maintenance or the drop off in fall demand or a combination of the two. But both IAD-CDG have been 777 for the past few weeks.

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by asuflyer05
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rzeszów to Newark
Replies: 18
Views: 4431

Re: Rzeszów to Newark

Having just returned from WAW, KRK and WRO I too am surprised by the lack of non-stop connectivity to Poland from the US. WAW is an excellent airport to connect through and there are tons of North Americans in KRK. Would be interesting to see UA add EWR or IAD-KRK as the 787s come online and free up...

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by asuflyer05
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 34216

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Now, finally, I get how the moon buggies in IAD were designed for use. Go to 8:02 on this YouTube video. https://youtu.be/Q08QXnqIo1I You came in one end and went out the other. When was it changed to single entry and exit direction, and why? It’s such a chore to get people to the back of the buggy...

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by asuflyer05
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to the world
Replies: 65
Views: 7142

Re: DCA to the world

global2 wrote:
ScottB wrote:
blockski wrote:
Regarding the station at Dulles, will there be any sort of moving sidewalks installed to cover the distance to the terminal from the station?


There is an underground tunnel with a moving walkway from the terminal to Garage 1 already in place. The metro station sits just in front of Garage 1.

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by asuflyer05
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of WN Returning to EYW
Replies: 10
Views: 1247

Re: Chances of WN Returning to EYW

I'd love to see them run a BWI/DCA one stop to EYW. I was down in EYW back in April and everywhere I went there were Marylanders. It was like running into New Yorkers in Miami.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How much time needed to visit National Air and Space Museum at IAD?
Replies: 16
Views: 1094

Re: How much time needed to visit National Air and Space Museum at IAD?

3 hours on the ground is not enough time. You will probably short change yourself with 3 hours just at the museum.

And yes, I would Uber between the airport and the museum. There is a bus service but the Uber will help you maximize your time on the ground.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting through your old hometown
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Re: Connecting through your old hometown

PHX is sort of my hometown airport. I went to ASU and worked for YV at PHX in the ramp tower. I love connecting there because it takes me home and they have a great selection of local restaurants like Four Peaks and Cowboy Ciao featured.

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by asuflyer05
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 7 hours in CDG, what should I do with my time.
Replies: 13
Views: 1155

Re: 7 hours in CDG, what should I do with my time.

I have a 5 hour layover at CDG coming up. I booked a room at the YOTELAIR for a few hours so I could shower and catch a quick nap.

https://www.yotel.com/en/hotels/paris-charles-de-gaulle-airport

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Lufthansa Aviation Training & PHX Sky Harbor Fire Department
Replies: 6
Views: 4854

Re: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Lufthansa Aviation Training & PHX Sky Harbor Fire Department

Great report! I used to live in Phoenix, worked at PHX for a bit and did my flight training out there as well.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight AA220 DFW-AMS Diversion
Replies: 5
Views: 2417

Re: Flight AA220 DFW-AMS Diversion

Looks like it is diverting to JFK per FlightRadar24. AA.COM shows arrival at 9:01 and departure of 10pm. Medical diversion?

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I'm surprised I never landed at...
Replies: 36
Views: 2080

Re: I'm surprised I never landed at...

I FINALLY Crossed MIA off my list back in October of last year. Cannot believe all the times I've been to Florida that I've never flown in or out of MIA. I've been back once since then as well.

But the airport that has continued to elude me is ORD.

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DUB-IAD EI or UA?
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: DUB-IAD EI or UA?

Will you be returning IAD-DUB?

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by asuflyer05
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First look: United Premium Plus
Replies: 24
Views: 4973

Re: First look: United Premium Plus

How long will it take them to install the new cabin across the fleet?

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by asuflyer05
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?
Replies: 16
Views: 2620

Re: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?

Considering UA has a hub at IAD and only runs a 757 seasonally on the route I'd say its more likely to see Level IAD-BCN before IB/AA operating IAD-MAD. Plus connecting in MAD is terrible.

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by asuflyer05
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: unsure which camera to buy
Replies: 2
Views: 1193

Re: unsure which camera to buy

I am rekindling my aviation photography hobby and just ordered a D7500 for myself. I think it is plenty capable for this type of photography and offered the benefit of a built in flash, slightly lighter weight.

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by asuflyer05
Sun May 27, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia year round to LAX and BOS.
Replies: 55
Views: 8571

Re: Iberia year round to LAX and BOS.

I look forward to them returning to IAD at some point in the future. Selfishly, it will make travel to the Canaries easier from the DC area.

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by asuflyer05
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 34216

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Anyone know why there's an AN-124 on the remote ramp next to 1L/19R at IAD? Even from the road a mile away that thing looks HUGE. It's been there for about a week now?! One flew in on Wednesday from either El Paso or New Mexico, I can't remember off the top of my head. I have an alert setup on my F...

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