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by Boeing757/767
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR, CDG, AMS, FRA: Which is the best for connections?
Replies: 87
Views: 7008

Re: LHR, CDG, AMS, FRA: Which is the best for connections?

Having just finished a trip IAD-CDG-AUH, then DXB-AMS-IAD, as well as having connected at FRA and LHR many times I vote for AMS!

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central Virginia Thread (ROA-LYH-CHO) - 2018
Replies: 66
Views: 6576

Re: The Central Virginia Thread ROA-LYH-CHO

A few weeks ago ROA submitted for a grant to get AA service to DFW. We shall see. A western hub other than ORD would be great here in ROA!

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of Vision Airlines
Replies: 20
Views: 4414

Re: Status of Vision Airlines

I don't have an answer but was wondering the same thing. The deal with PeoplExpress was a nightmare.

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Route: BDL-DEN On UA (Mainline) Daily
Replies: 26
Views: 3567

New Route: BDL-DEN On UA (Mainline) Daily

I recall flying <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">...

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Aug 18, 2015 2:40 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Victorville And Mojave Boneyard Viewing
Replies: 6
Views: 7677

RE: Victorville And Mojave Boneyard Viewing

I visited Victorville last November after some business meetings in San Bernardino. There you can drive around the perimeter road and see some decent stuff, some obviously closer than others. I went next to I believe a Pepsi or some bottling plant and at the end of that road I got close to a cluster...

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by Boeing757/767
Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Women's World Cup Travel In Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 1849

RE: Women's World Cup Travel In Canada

Thanks for sharing the article!

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Women's World Cup Travel In Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 1849

Women's World Cup Travel In Canada

I see through FlightAware that the U.S. women's World Cup team has been flying on a Flair Air 737-400. How are the other teams moving around the vast nation? I assume the others are flying commercially? Thanks for any help.

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by Boeing757/767
Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loads At PeoplExpress?
Replies: 54
Views: 16368

RE: Loads At PeoplExpress?

I was on a recent PHF-EWR return and both flights were about two-thirds full.

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEOPLExpress Announces Inaugural Service
Replies: 137
Views: 24682

RE: PEOPLExpress Announces Inaugural Service

The cover photo on their FB page has changed to include a better photo of the first aircraft.

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEOPLExpress Announces Inaugural Service
Replies: 137
Views: 24682

RE: PEOPLExpress Announces Inaugural Service

Videos and photos of today's fly-by are at http://www.facebook.com/flypex

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by Boeing757/767
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Cargo Exit Freighter Venture, Return 747-8F
Replies: 52
Views: 24786

RE: BA Cargo Exit Freighter Venture, Return 747-8F

Atlas has 777Fs in its inventory through its Titan leasing subsidiary. Would be interesting to see if Atlas itself adopts 777Fs in its operated fleet.

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Announce DCA/LGA Service Changes
Replies: 173
Views: 26409

AA/US Announce DCA/LGA Service Changes

As a result of the settlement with DOJ, some changes to <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> and <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> service effective April 1. <a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/n...

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yahoo Airline News - What Happened To It?
Replies: 34
Views: 13267

RE: Yahoo Airline News - What Happened To It?

Wish I knew. Had the same issue. That site and this one are one of my first online stops every day.

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Dec 30, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rose Bowl Charter Seat Count
Replies: 11
Views: 7216

RE: Rose Bowl Charter Seat Count

Atlas will have on 763 to/from DTW as well.

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by Boeing757/767
Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters
Replies: 74
Views: 9935

RE: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters

These two brought Virginia Tech and fans to El Paso for the Sun Bowl. I take it they used <acronym title="Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International (GSO / KGSO), USA - North Carolina">GSO</acronym> instead of <acronym title="Roanoke - Regional / Woodrum Field (ROA / KROA), USA - Virginia">ROA</acron...

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by Boeing757/767
Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters
Replies: 74
Views: 9935

RE: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters

This might be team/fans taking Minnesota to Houston. http://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI8063

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Sub Service?
Replies: 45
Views: 11001

RE: Allegiant Sub Service?

I was told by staff at ROA (where noticed a Sun Country aircraft in lieu of usual Allegiant) and they said pilots timing out was one factor.

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters
Replies: 74
Views: 9935

RE: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters

Atlas 763 taking Northern Illinois to San Diego. http://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI8041

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters
Replies: 74
Views: 9935

RE: 2013-14 College Football Bowl Game Charters

Atlas Air has multiple charters from both various cities in Alabama and Tallahassee for the BCS game. 747s and 767s.

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Has Been Sold
Replies: 66
Views: 22609

RE: F9 Has Been Sold

Here's more from the company: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/republ...letes-sale-frontier-210800545.html

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by Boeing757/767
Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NBA Charters To MNL - 5Y And UA
Replies: 3
Views: 3597

RE: NBA Charters To MNL - 5Y And UA

Atlas Air has two identical 747-400s in the SonAir configuration, so one is available for charters while the other one works the <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Luanda - 4 de Fevereiro (Belas) (LAD / FNLU), Angola">LAD</...

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PGA Charter Across The Pond July 14th
Replies: 32
Views: 5886

PGA Charter Across The Pond July 14th

My wife is an FA on behalf of Atlas Air and flew this mission yesterday. Certainly different than the usual military charters in high-density 767s and 747s.

N801DM, I hope the service was outstanding!

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot Replaces Turkish As Man Utd Sponsor
Replies: 18
Views: 6448

RE: Aeroflot Replaces Turkish As Man Utd Sponsor

On a related note, Atlas Air, using a VIP-configured SonAir aircraft, will be taking the team on its Asia/Australia tour.

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air And World Airways.
Replies: 6
Views: 4870

RE: Omni Air And World Airways.

World is also facing Atlas Air's growing presence in passenger charters....

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LGA Post-expansion Loads 2012
Replies: 80
Views: 11565

RE: Delta LGA Post-expansion Loads 2012

CaliforniaFlyer, you are EXACTLY correct. I'm in <acronym title="Roanoke - Regional / Woodrum Field (ROA / KROA), USA - Virginia">ROA</acronym> and I'm looking at booking a meeting in NYC. I need to get there in the evening and return the next afternoon. The current <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (...

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747F At KFLL, Who Operates It?
Replies: 11
Views: 3006

RE: 747F At KFLL, Who Operates It?

Sounds like Atlas Air..? Did it have a globe on the tail?

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RPA E-190's @ACY
Replies: 12
Views: 2484

RE: RPA E-190's @ACY

Saw one that came into ROA from Tunica as well.

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by Boeing757/767
Sat Jan 12, 2013 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryan International Airlines Ceases Operations
Replies: 48
Views: 26872

RE: Ryan International Airlines Ceases Operations

Atlas Air the weakest of the supplemental carriers? Huh? Remember, the bulk of Atlas's business is cargo, plus some of the pax flying is scheduled for SonAir. And some CMI flying for Boeing and DHL. This is a diverse company with a huge fleet. Not going anywhere!

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by Boeing757/767
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In This Photo?
Replies: 29
Views: 23773

What's Going On In This Photo?

Thanks for the memories! I was 3 and living in Toronto at the time the photo was taken.

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Military Troop Charters (Non-specific)?
Replies: 27
Views: 10022

RE: US Military Troop Charters (Non-specific)?

My wife, a flight attendant for Atlas Air, which does numerous military charters every month, says they are required to wake up troops to feed them, per DOD. So hopefully the meals are worth it!

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Military Troop Charters (Non-specific)?
Replies: 27
Views: 10022

RE: US Military Troop Charters (Non-specific)?

Atlas Air is another carrier doing a ton of military flights. My wife is a flight attendant with them. I wouldn't want to say more than that.

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gun Control Is Needed - Great, What Is It?
Replies: 203
Views: 7220

RE: Gun Control Is Needed - Great, What Is It?

Good discussion, all. For me it comes down to this -- there is no need in a civilized society for these assault rifles. Zero.

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Off Runway In FRU?
Replies: 14
Views: 14878

RE: UA Off Runway In FRU?

Atlas Air is a big mover of troops to FRU. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> probably supplement that lift from time to time. Here's the latest Atlas flight heading to FRU: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/GTI2456" ...

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by Boeing757/767
Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The US Christian Right Done?
Replies: 157
Views: 2797

RE: Is The US Christian Right Done?

Interesting discussion, all.

I've always said the religious right (the American Taliban) has hijacked the GOP. We're seeing the effects of that now.

Fortunately for the rest of us, the religious right has been marginalized. Perhaps that was the best outcome of the election.

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Military Charter Flights TO/FROM Europe
Replies: 24
Views: 8081

RE: US Military Charter Flights TO/FROM Europe

Atlas Air runs a number of these almost daily using passenger 767-300s and 747-400s.

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did DL Terminate The Dedicated 747 NW Cargo?
Replies: 40
Views: 14930

RE: Why Did DL Terminate The Dedicated 747 NW Cargo?

Just to clarify, Atlas no longer operates -200Fs. Just -400s and -8Fs.

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by Boeing757/767
Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas End JFK Service?
Replies: 84
Views: 18387

RE: Will Qantas End JFK Service?

Don't forget that QF probably hauls decent cargo on that leg.

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by Boeing757/767
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Express Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 17115

RE: Houston Express Questions

These flights are operated by Atlas Air for Sonair. They only have just less than 200 seats -- mostly premium. The public cannot buy tickets for this flight. Atlas won the contract more than two years ago, I believe. A regular, scheduled carrier probably wouldn't touch it, even despite revenue guara...

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Mainline Returns To AVL, CHA, ROA, TRI, ILM
Replies: 66
Views: 10329

RE: DL Mainline Returns To AVL, CHA, ROA, TRI, ILM

I've lived in huge metro areas, including NYC, Toronto and Chicago. I live in <acronym title="Roanoke - Regional / Woodrum Field (ROA / KROA), USA - Virginia">ROA</acronym> by choice -- good quality of life, low cost of living and gorgeous scenery. A crewmember overnighting here will have the same o...

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ROA To Get Mainline DL For 1 Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 3919

RE: ROA To Get Mainline DL For 1 Flight

Not so fast on the sarcasm about Roanoke. It's actually a delight of an area to live in. Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian Trail, great downtown. The crews will be at a regular airport hotel like in any other city. At least when they get to Roanoke they'll have fresh air and a nice view of the mount...

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - Dynamic Airways For Sale
Replies: 10
Views: 7691

RE: Rumor - Dynamic Airways For Sale

Near the company headquarters.

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by Boeing757/767
Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ROA To Get Mainline DL For 1 Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 3919

ROA To Get Mainline DL For 1 Flight

ROA, without a first-class cabin since after 9/11, is getting 1 daily A319 to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>. Details: <a href="http://www.roanoke.com/business/wb/311382" target="_blank">http://www.roan...

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX Clubs For Qantas Connection
Replies: 8
Views: 5314

RE: LAX Clubs For Qantas Connection

Thank you. With a username like that, I expect nothing but the best advice!

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by Boeing757/767
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX Clubs For Qantas Connection
Replies: 8
Views: 5314

LAX Clubs For Qantas Connection

Hello all! I'l be traveling on my honeymoon (second time's a charm!) to Australia end of May. We're going <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym t...

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by Boeing757/767
Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 767-300ER's?
Replies: 14
Views: 7247

RE: Atlas Air 767-300ER's?

These are primarily for military charters, though they are used for cruise lines, etc. A third 767 (I believe former AC) is in the works.

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter To Start DC Service
Replies: 18
Views: 5574

Porter To Start DC Service

I've been looking forward to this. Porter is starting service to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>: <a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Porter-Airlines-goes-prnews-650484789.html?x=0" target="_blank">http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Porter....

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by Boeing757/767
Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Mazatlan And Back With Aeromexico Connect
Replies: 11
Views: 8549

RE: To Mazatlan And Back With Aeromexico Connect

Thank you for posting this! It brought back a lot of memories when I flew the same route (but with EMB145). I saw everything you did through your camera! I even climbed to the top of the mountain with the lighthouse on it!

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by Boeing757/767
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Bowl Charters
Replies: 85
Views: 11647

RE: College Bowl Charters

Yes, three Miami Air 737-800 flights got VT and fans back from New Orleans to Roanoke today.

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