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by dcaord
Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR and the UAE
Replies: 19
Views: 3861

QR and the UAE

Will QR ever fly to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, etc. ever again?

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by dcaord
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 MAX Routes
Replies: 7
Views: 5582

Southwest 737 MAX Routes

Does a list of current 737 MAX routes live anywhere?

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by dcaord
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flying Stockholm - Chicago??
Replies: 12
Views: 3577

Virgin Atlantic flying Stockholm - Chicago??

Currently sitting at ORD and saw and incredibly rare site, a Virgin 747 landing at ORD. Looked it up and appears to be VS9971 from ARN. Any idea what it's doing here?

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by dcaord
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ORD-MDW
Replies: 17
Views: 5212

United ORD-MDW

Just saw a united A320 on final into MDW. After further research, turns out it's UA2545 from ORD-MDW. Anyone know what this is about??

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by dcaord
Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 728 Delayed1 17+ Hours 10/20
Replies: 0
Views: 811

QR 728 Delayed1 17+ Hours 10/20

Qatar's daily A350 service from PHL-DOH is delayed over 17 hours today (10/20). Does anyone know the reason?

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by dcaord
Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Schedule Locking
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Airline Schedule Locking

Can someone shed some light on when airline schedules are locked? For example, I know when booking a flight, schedule changes and/or adjustments can happen several times, especially when booked far in advance. Is there a timeframe prior to a flight when schedules are locked and no schedule changes a...

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by dcaord
Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Sending CR7s From LAX-ORD
Replies: 17
Views: 10487

AA Sending CR7s From LAX-ORD

It seems <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is sending CR7s from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> today and tomorrow ...

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by dcaord
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Meal Exceptions
Replies: 18
Views: 5819

AA Meal Exceptions

AA recently introduced new guidelines for their inflight meals in domestic first, breaking things out my flight mileage. See below. There are some exceptions though. For example, some flights under 900 miles receive a full meal, like <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (OR...

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by dcaord
Fri Feb 26, 2016 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines XTV Vs Avod
Replies: 1
Views: 1593

American Airlines XTV Vs Avod

I noticed that some 787s and some 777s have AVOD and some have XTV. What is the difference?

See here for the breakdown: https://sites.google.com/site/newamericanfleet/american-mainline/boeing-787-8

[Edited 2016-02-25 19:23:30]

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by dcaord
Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX A350 Routes
Replies: 23
Views: 8936

CX A350 Routes

What routes are planned for the 350 and when will all be delivered?

[Edited 2016-02-12 12:39:59]

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by dcaord
Wed Feb 03, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Premium Transcon Style Service At ORD?
Replies: 41
Views: 5808

Premium Transcon Style Service At ORD?

Will we ever see Transcon service from <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> or <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> into <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>? <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare Intern...

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by dcaord
Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Launches 'Brand Refresh'
Replies: 196
Views: 29598

RE: AS Launches 'Brand Refresh'

I am so confused. Didn't they just modify their livery (albeit, every so slightly) a few months ago??

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by dcaord
Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AAdvantage Elite Status Card
Replies: 1
Views: 1534

RE: AAdvantage Elite Status Card

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YYZFAN" class="quote" target="_blank">YYZFAN</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Will they be sending me anything such a...

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by dcaord
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 7714

RE: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD

Let's get back on track here. Does anyone know what routes these 321's are flying in and out of ORD? Again, referring to the 32S version.

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by dcaord
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 7714

RE: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sassiciai" class="quote" target="_blank">sassiciai</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Talk about over/mis-use of acronyms WTF ...

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by dcaord
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 7714

RE: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ripcordd" class="quote" target="_blank">ripcordd</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Miami - International (Wil...

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by dcaord
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 7714

AA 32Bs Showing Up At ORD

I spotted a few <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 32Bs at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> the two times i flew last week. Positive they were <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 321s and n...

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by dcaord
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Polar Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 13525

Polar Routes

When flying polar routes from the US to Asia, is there a point in the flight when the compass suddenly switches from north to south? That of course happens without making a single turn but rather flying over the northernmost point of the planet.

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by dcaord
Tue Sep 01, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCE On Old USAirways Planes
Replies: 1
Views: 1231

MCE On Old USAirways Planes

What is the plan for both cabin upgrades and the addition of MCE on PMUS aircraft?

[Edited 2015-09-01 07:21:55]

[Edited 2015-09-01 07:22:19]

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by dcaord
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD And Hawaii
Replies: 86
Views: 10711

RE: ORD And Hawaii

What is the likelihood of seeing AA resume this service, or even HA picking up ORD?

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by dcaord
Tue Sep 01, 2015 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD And Hawaii
Replies: 86
Views: 10711

ORD And Hawaii

What is the history and future of <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to Hawaii? <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has done <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by dcaord
Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Two Captains, No FO
Replies: 42
Views: 10716

RE: Two Captains, No FO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KGRB" class="quote" target="_blank">KGRB</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> flying for currency. </i></font></td></tr></table...

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by dcaord
Mon Aug 31, 2015 4:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Two Captains, No FO
Replies: 42
Views: 10716

Two Captains, No FO

Flying on a United Express E175 operated by SkyWest into <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> -- peeked into the cockpit and noticed a Captain (yes, 4 stripes) sitting in both the left <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), US...

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by dcaord
Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321s Make Appearance At ORD
Replies: 11
Views: 7845

AA A321s Make Appearance At ORD

Several <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> routes were slated to be taken over by A321s in the coming months, but it appears that has changed. Both <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<ac...

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by dcaord
Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 752 Into MDW 7/5
Replies: 6
Views: 6614

DL 752 Into MDW 7/5

Anyone know what this is about?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/D...4/history/20150705/2000Z/KMSP/KMDW

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by dcaord
Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turbulence In The Cockpit
Replies: 65
Views: 25018

Turbulence In The Cockpit

Hi folks, When encountering turbulence from light to severe, what's going on in the cockpit? Is it business as usual? Are the pilots holding on for dear life? Or, better yet, are they laughing hysterically at the likely panic going on in the cabin? Curious to know if there are special procedures, et...

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by dcaord
Tue May 26, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Taxi And Takeoff Like A Rocket
Replies: 48
Views: 16482

WN Taxi And Takeoff Like A Rocket

Does <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> taxi much quicker (when possible) than other airlines? And take off at a much steeper climb to get to cruise quicker than others? I know they're all about saving time to save money, and notice this every time i fly them, but not sure if it ...

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by dcaord
Tue May 26, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Roomy Cockpits
Replies: 28
Views: 6683

Roomy Cockpits

Are there specific planes (by segment, like widebody, narrowbody, regional) that have roomier cockpits than others? For example is the MD-80 roomier and more comfortable than the 737? CRJ vs. ERJ? Dash8 vs. Saab340, and on and one.

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by dcaord
Tue May 19, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA Today Article: Travelers Avoiding AA
Replies: 39
Views: 16975

RE: USA Today Article: Travelers Avoiding AA

Funny, because I pay extra to fly AA frequently.

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by dcaord
Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Redisigned Uniform!
Replies: 32
Views: 15442

RE: AA Redisigned Uniform!

This post is a little bit useless without any visuals....

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by dcaord
Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 Spotted Taxiing @ ORD
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

AA 787 Spotted Taxiing @ ORD

Today, I spotted the AA 787 cruising around ORD, and eventually parking at an L gate. Anyone know what it was doing?

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by dcaord
Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Aircraft Assignments
Replies: 23
Views: 5279

Pilot Aircraft Assignments

Simple question: Do all pilots only fly one equipment type at a time, or are there any that fly multiple at the same time? Essentially, could a pilot for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> fly the 737 in the morning then an evening flight on the 767? Or for regionals, could a <acr...

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by dcaord
Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Aircraft Assignments
Replies: 22
Views: 6949

Pilot Aircraft Assignments

Simple question: Do any pilots fly different aircraft types at the same time, or are pilots only rated for one equipment type at a time and simply move from one to another as their seniority changes and seats open? Essentially, could a pilot fly the 737 in the morning then have a second flight that ...

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by dcaord
Mon Feb 09, 2015 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Determining Flight Speed And Route
Replies: 2
Views: 1652

Determining Flight Speed And Route

Hard to explain this question, but I know that air speed is determined by the flight plan/optimal speed/altitude for comfortable ride and fuel burn. I also know that at times route and speed are determined by ATC. Can someone explain when it is based on the flight plan and when speed and heading are...

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by dcaord
Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And The 757 Abuse
Replies: 235
Views: 35543

RE: UA And The 757 Abuse

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/S75752" class="quote" target="_blank">S75752</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>The thing that comes to my mind though is th...

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by dcaord
Tue Dec 02, 2014 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sad AA Sight At ORD
Replies: 46
Views: 23750

Sad AA Sight At ORD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777stl" class="quote" target="_blank">777stl</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> will not miss the MD80. Their time has gone a...

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by dcaord
Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sad AA Sight At ORD
Replies: 46
Views: 23750

Sad AA Sight At ORD

I'm really looking forward to seeing some AA (not US) A321's and A319's at ORD. I'd love to see some more 76's on domestic routes too.

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by dcaord
Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sad AA Sight At ORD
Replies: 46
Views: 23750

Sad AA Sight At ORD

Flying into <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> on Sunday, I was saddened to see nearly every gate filled, and 4 different aircraft types, ERJ-145, CRJ 700, EMB 175 and 737-800. Notice anything missing? Nearly every single (about 90%) gate fille...

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by dcaord
Wed Oct 29, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD/IAD Range Of Aircraft
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

ORD/IAD Range Of Aircraft

Looking at flights between <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> and <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>, why such a huge range in aircraft size? There's a daily E145 as well as a 752, and ...

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by dcaord
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321B Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 13101

RE: AA 321B Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OB1504" class="quote" target="_blank">OB1504</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>They're definitely not cloth. Personally, I ...

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by dcaord
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321B Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 13101

RE: AA 321B Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OB1504" class="quote" target="_blank">OB1504</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>One question, though: Are the A321S Main Cabin...

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by dcaord
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian 767-300 At MCI
Replies: 5
Views: 2094

RE: Hawaiian 767-300 At MCI

Charter or retirement. One or the other.

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by dcaord
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of ERJ's
Replies: 17
Views: 3505

RE: The Future Of ERJ's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/brilondon" class="quote" target="_blank">brilondon</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I hate the ERJ 135/140/145.   ...

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by dcaord
Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321B Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 13101

RE: AA 321B Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Great photos, mate! </i></font></td></tr></table...

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by dcaord
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of ERJ's
Replies: 17
Views: 3505

RE: The Future Of ERJ's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L0VE2FLY" class="quote" target="_blank">L0VE2FLY</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Unfortunately airlines are moving away fro...

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by dcaord
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of ERJ's
Replies: 17
Views: 3505

The Future Of ERJ's

With so many airlines moving away from the 50-seaters, what does the future hold for the ERJ 140/5's? It's always been one of my absolute favorites between the exceptionally sleek look from the exterior to the single seat on the 'A' side...just a great aircraft. Will be sad to see it go.

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by dcaord
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321B Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 13101

AA 321B Routes

What routes are the 2-class 321B's currently flying, and what routes are planned for the upcoming months/year?

Also, are there any photos out there of the exterior and interior of the 2-class 321?

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by dcaord
Sun Oct 05, 2014 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hybrid AA/US Livery On 321
Replies: 22
Views: 13897

Hybrid AA/US Livery On 321

Why are new A321's (PMUS) being delivered with this hybrid <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>/US paint? The body and tail are all <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, but the old-fashioned Airbus winglets have the US blue and logo on them. Why is this? Will it be...

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by dcaord
Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds 2 New A321 Routes
Replies: 8
Views: 6695

RE: American Airlines Adds 2 New A321 Routes

Also noticed a 1x daily legacy <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 321's doing <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> starting later this...

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by dcaord
Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US To Begin A-333 Flight To MIA
Replies: 11
Views: 12155

RE: AA/US To Begin A-333 Flight To MIA

On a similar note, I noticed US will be taking over some <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> flights in Feb, flying A321 from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas ...

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