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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed May 27, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 149264

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Yeah, I remember when NW parked their 747s and DC-10s at the end of T2 in the early 2000s What sort of routes was NW doing from T2 with 747s and DC10s? IIRC, the 74s stopped just before 2000 when the NRT flight ended. Japan allowed more flights in 1998 I think. Before then, there was 7x on NW, 7x o...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue May 26, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 149264

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

So it looks like DL is flying a 767-300 DTW-ORD daily for the next few days. It looks like a normal flight number DL1066. And it will be parking on their own gates at T2. So for those never seeing a widebody parked out there, this will be a good time. Actually, they can go up to a 772 if needed. Ye...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue May 26, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 149264

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

So it looks like DL is flying a 767-300 DTW-ORD daily for the next few days. It looks like a normal flight number DL1066. I remember when they flew, briefly, 767's on the ORD- CDG route from T-5 and I've heard they fit 767's into T-2 from time to time but have never seen one there. Do you know the ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon May 25, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 149264

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

So it looks like DL is flying a 767-300 DTW-ORD daily for the next few days. It looks like a normal flight number DL1066.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon May 18, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread
Replies: 1050
Views: 149588

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread

Atlas Air 747-45E BCF N473MC is currently flying ORD-MZJ, 27 year old ex Eva Air frame.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon May 04, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 149264

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

gabik001 wrote:
Comlux P4-XTL is landing now in YEG so it does not fly to ORD :( but ASL airlines just arrived so will try to catch it tomorrow.


It is here on the ground currently, parked at the hardstand.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France 777F’s
Replies: 30
Views: 4589

Re: Air France 777F’s

The AF 777-Fs visit ORD pretty much everyday, even before the pandemic.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France 777F’s
Replies: 30
Views: 4589

Re: Air France 777F’s

The AF 777-Fs visit ORD pretty much everyday, even before the pandemic.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 577
Views: 79611

Re: DL3343 to ORD?

All of Delta's all-cargo flights are currently DL33XX. Repatriation flights are DL88XX. Current all-cargo flights include: ORD-FRA ATL-ICN DTW-ICN-PVG LAX-ICN-PVG The India flights are repatriation flights for Americans in India organized with the State Dept. UA is handling DEL-SFO while DL is doin...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 149264

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Just saw KE will send B77L to ORD tomorrow (HL7721) instead of regular B77W. Seems like they will fly by smaller sister for a few days. Was hoping to see B748... Just to clarify that HL7721 is a 777-200ER or a just a 772, 77L is a 777-200LR or a 777-F. KE only operates the 77L in freighter version.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PGL (LOT) cancels Condor Takeover
Replies: 136
Views: 20583

Re: Updated: PGL (LOT) Selected as Strategic Investor for Condor

SRQLOT wrote:
Congrats to PGL and LOT and Condor!
Means PGL will get better discounts from both manufacturers and LOT will easier move the fleet around due to seasonal fluctuations. .



Yes! Let's hope so!

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 31787

Re: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?

Remember the bread and butter of SQ is business/first class passengers which make the flight sustainable. I bet its probably USA instead of Canada as Canada is mostly VFR and not much business travel (same reason they chose SEA over YVR for Microsoft, Amazon, etc.). Chicago has the 2nd highest numb...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA98 ORD-LHR Diverts To... DFW?
Replies: 60
Views: 14416

Re: AA98 ORD-LHR Diverts To... DFW?

This is bizarre. The 787’s are based at ORD, so you’d think a replacement aircraft wouldn’t have been hard to come by there ... so odd. Even if there's a spare available at ORD, it's going to be tough to scare up a crew at 0400, not to mention finding ramp staff to transfer the bags and maintenance...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone seen new UAL Livery In Person
Replies: 25
Views: 3774

Re: Anyone seen new UAL Livery In Person

Yes I have seen it in person.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 12344

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

konkret wrote:
PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:
Ironic to me, given that Grey Goose vodka is one of the finest representations of "little water" available today.



What does Grey Goose has to do with Poland?


Nothing

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 12344

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

You'd think they would be happy that a U.S. airline has chosen them and wants to bring them a lot more tourist dollars. You have probably never been to Krakow, they are not hurting for any lack of tourism. There are tourists there from all over the world and remember British pounds and the Euro are...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 12344

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

I am Polish and have been to Krakow many times and lived 45 min away for a few years. I am NOT offended LoL. Besides Polish Vodka is the best in the world, not sure what the big deal is.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 509
Views: 112960

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Wow, going right up against LO and Star on ORD-KRK and ORD-BUD.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 in Chicago 6/19/19
Replies: 49
Views: 8305

Re: Delta A220 in Chicago Today

A rare aircraft? They have 14 in service with more on the way; not exactly what I would call rare in aircraft terms. If anything the MD family is the rare type here, considering they are no longer in production and are winding down with DL. So you consider an aircraft of which 14 have been delivere...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB announces 4th destination for its A350: Bogota
Replies: 18
Views: 3843

Re: IB announces 4th destination for its A350: Bogota

Only BOG and EZE have the A350......JFK and ORD lost the plane.....maybe LIM and MEX are the next destinations... This may mean some A346s are definitely going.... They have been flying them to ORD/JFK on a regular basis along with the a330. So hopefully they stay for a bit longer... :crossfingers:

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed May 08, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet
Replies: 146
Views: 29237

Re: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet

Oh no I hope this isn't true... :(

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?
Replies: 71
Views: 13875

Re: Why are UA´s 777-300ER designated as 777-322ERs?

It is Boeing's customer code for United. You can do a search on the web and find every customer code that ordered a new Boeing from the 60s up to but not including the 787 and 737MAX. And its "ordered by" not "delivered to" that is relevant for example AI code 37 flies some AC 77...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 222729

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

Apparently O'hare now has a direct cargo flight to SYD: https://www.aircargoweek.com/db-schenker-launches-chicago-sydney-flights/ I'm curious, is this a nonstop, or a "direct" with a fuel stop? Since it's freight, I'm guessing it's the latter, but the timing is pretty tight to include a f...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1170
Views: 222729

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

ORD trivia: Anyone know the story of this 727 parked next to AA383's one-winged 767? Photo taken yesterday (2 Feb). https://i.postimg.cc/J0hQSWqH/IMG-1273.jpg Well I know it is a former Fed EX 727, I'm assuming it was donated for safety training or something along those lines. Of course we all know...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA choose the B777-300ER and ditch the A350-1000?
Replies: 112
Views: 26363

Re: Why did UA choose the B777-300ER and ditch the A350-1000?

Why did they go for the A350-1000 at first? They have been converted to the A350-900 I think the Airbus order was a legacy from Continental. United are Boeing true and true... Except its actually Continental that survived the merger retaining most of the management. They just chose to stick with th...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for ORD-Asia? (2019 & beyond)
Replies: 28
Views: 3729

Re: What's next for ORD-Asia? (2019 & beyond)

Isn't JL picking up the slack for AA on the Tokyo--Chicago route? Supposed to be 4x weekly 788 starting sometime in the spring. Just not clear however if it'll be HND or NRT.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for ORD-Asia? (2019 & beyond)
Replies: 28
Views: 3729

Re: What's next for ORD-Asia? (2019 & beyond)

binayak wrote:
The 788 won't be able to make ORD BOM. The 787-9 can. In fact it has the perfect configuration for an ORD India flight.



Just wondering on what grounds will the 788 not make ORD-BOM? Distance is 7,000 NM.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SYD-ORD Non-Stop
Replies: 15
Views: 7947

Re: SYD-ORD Non-Stop

Not sure if EK has done this before but just saw EK9245 land ORD nonstop from SYD. I realize this was cargo flight but just wondering if it was the first Nonstop from Australia to ORD. Reg # A6-EFJ. Per Flightaware scheduled out SYD at 515pm and arrives ORD 500pm. 14,863 km. Yes EK has actually flo...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

wn676 wrote:



The inbound PAE-ORD was a flight scheduled for employees as a “delivery flight” but this was actually the first -10 that United took delivery of from CHS and was inducted at IAD.

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That is correct.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

For anyone around O’Hare in the next hour or so, United has a 787-10 inbound from PAE that should be parking at T1. Heard the City may bring out the water cannons. I assume this is a delivery flight? Wonder why they are delivering it to ORD and where it will go from here. It is scheduled to depart ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

wn676 wrote:
For anyone around O’Hare in the next hour or so, United has a 787-10 inbound from PAE that should be parking at T1. Heard the City may bring out the water cannons.



Yes it is!
UA2685 PAE-ORD 787-10 N14001

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

wn676 wrote:
For anyone around O’Hare in the next hour or so, United has a 787-10 inbound from PAE that should be parking at T1. Heard the City may bring out the water cannons.



Yes it is!
UA2685 PAE-ORD 787-10 N14001

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH
Replies: 82
Views: 12802

Re: NRT & HND 2020 Slot Increase Potential New Destinations by JL & NH

Would JL shift NRT-ORD 77W to HND-ORD? Or fly 2x daily Tokyo-Chicago like NH does. 1x daily HND-ORD 77W and 1x daily NRT-ORD 77W.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi
Replies: 33
Views: 6715

Re: Was the MD-11CF ever operated as a Combi

AZ flew it MXP-ORD as well. And KLM still operates the 744 as a combi on AMS-ORD and other routes as well.

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ORD-DME was started with the 777, and eventually went to a 767.

At one time AA flew 5 daily 777s from ORD-LHR.
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yeogeo wrote:
drdisque wrote:
O'Hare-Domodedovo was planned as operating with the 777 according to:
http://www.kontinent.org/american-airli ... cow-2ytjs/



ORD-DME was started with the 777, and eventually went to a 767.

At one time AA flew 5 daily 777s from ORD-LHR.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL-WAW route
Replies: 44
Views: 7280

Re: ATL-WAW route

2-3-2 in Delta 767. LO 787 fleet is inconsistent, muddled with leased aircraft with nonstandard hard products. Business class in Delta 763 appears better than LO 787, if the aircraft is cleaned and the seat is not broken. As someone that has actually flown LOT, you are talking absolute nonsense!. D...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

On Tuesday 08/07 Air Europa flew an A330-200 registration EC-JQQ, BUD-ORD-BUD on behalf of LOT. I guess LO needs some more 787s. While I was in WAW last month I saw SP-LRF a 788 sitting grounded without the #2 engine and a piece of the tail missing, not sure what happwned there.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Question for the ORD AA regulars here. I took an AA flight a few weeks ago through T3, and noticed the main hall had only American flags. It's been a very long time since I've flown through T3; is this a permanent change or was it simply due to the 4th of July holiday week? I'd hope to see the inte...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

klemma24 wrote:
It actually was the Manchester City F.C. in town for their game at Soldier Field Friday night and not the Rolling Stones


Interesting, I was more excited that it was ex SP-LPA than Rolling Stones anyway lol :D

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

In other news The Rolling Stones just arrived in ORD today from MAN on a 767-300 reg. ZS-NEX. This particular aircraft flew for LOT Polish Airlines as SP-LPA and was their first 767-300 being delivered way back in 1990. Lets just say this plane has a visited ORD a few times before :duck:

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Borussia Dortmund arriving ORD T5 18JUL 13:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1581

Re: Borussia Dortmund arriving ORD T5 18JUL 13:30

In other news The Rolling Stones just arrived in ORD today from MAN on a 767-300 reg. ZS-NEX. This particular aircraft flew for LOT Polish Airlines as SP-LPA and was their first 767-300 being delivered way back in 1990.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds RDU-ORD
Replies: 85
Views: 10076

Re: Delta adds RDU-ORD

panamair wrote:
SFOtoORD wrote:
Surprising this came before SEA-ORD although I suspect those yields aren’t great.


DL already serves SEA-ORD, up to 3x a day on the A319 during summer peak.


DL has started to use the 738 on this route as well.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Planeboy17 wrote:

Also, LOT will put the 787-9 on the KRK flight but it remains at 1x daily through the winter.


I think you mean 1x weekly? They currently fly 2x weekly with the 788.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

When is EL AL coming back?

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4527

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club

YYZ has service to all 6 continents if you consider direct flights, which is the same that must be considered for ORD. AC33/34 is YYZ-SYD (Via YVR). Why must the same be considered for ORD? ORD has non-stop flights to 5 continents with the 6th AKL coming in November. The ADD-ORD flight stops in Dub...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4527

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club

whywhyzee wrote:
YYZ has service to all 6 continents if you consider direct flights, which is the same that must be considered for ORD. AC33/34 is YYZ-SYD (Via YVR).


Why must the same be considered for ORD? ORD has non-stop flights to 5 continents with the 6th AKL coming in November.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4527

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club

LAXdude1023 wrote:
The question I have is does it actually count if its a direct flight as opposed to nonstop? I dont think it should.



Exactly, and ORD has non-stop flights to 5 at the moment with the 6th AKL coming in November.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu May 31, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

And IB is at it again.. 3x A340-600 flying MAD-ORD right now. Flight IB6169/EC-JCY, IB6259/EC-INO, IB6275/EC-JLE. Also there is an extra LH MUC-ORD frequency today LH436 A330-300/D-AIKC. AF 77W again, AZ resumes FCO-ORD witrh A332, and finally 2nd LH MUC-ORD flight today LH434 is the new livery A350...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat May 26, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Does anybody know why on May 24th we had 5 flights from MAD-ORD? 4x Iberia and 1 Vamos Air 744. 2 of the IB flights a 346 continued on to JFK and another 333 went to BOS after the ORD stop. The other 3 a 346 333 and 332 flew ORD-MAD. However the Vamos 744 still shows as MAD-ORD as it's last flight. ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat May 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 172496

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Looks like Iceland Air has added some extra frequencies. Was this ever announced?

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