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by XRadar98
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 7950

Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

As opposed to the Connie?

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac
Replies: 44
Views: 8696

Re: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac

MrBretz wrote:
I always wondered what would happen if this occurred at about halfway between Hawaii and the mainland. This happened 20 minutes outside of HNL.



In that case, you keep going or return. Sort of self explanatory.

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 15025

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

I think yes is the simple answer.

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019
Replies: 77
Views: 9680

Re: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019

Miramar? I think you mean Myanmar! Nope. Word on the street is that Naval Air Station Miramar is going to place an order for 10 A220-300's. They are likely to be used as flying billboards for a recruiting campaign, set to coincide with the new Top Gun movie. Apparently John Travolta has been helpin...

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by XRadar98
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
Replies: 34
Views: 4596

Re: United forms partnership with Clear

So they copied Delta almost exactly... ... shocking... And your point, besides dragging DL into yet another thread, is? Look if DL and UAs partnerships with Clear provide stability for Clear this time around I am all for it. I had a membership in Clear 1.0 and was sorry to see them go. Clear has be...

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by XRadar98
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
Replies: 88
Views: 10933

Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

I am waiting for a good comedic writer here. This is low hanging fruit.

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by XRadar98
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 116
Views: 15001

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
Delta has good access to Asia via SEA, ICN, and DTW. No reason delta needs to fly any routes direct. They can one-stop to all the major cities.

One stop is direct. Do you actually mean non-stop, when you say Delta with a little d, no reason to fly direct?

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by XRadar98
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?
Replies: 58
Views: 10156

Re: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?

Their there they’re

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by XRadar98
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 188
Views: 13974

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Welcome to Canada circa 2002-2006. Do any US states still allow smoking in public places like restaurants? I’d like to know which ones to avoid visiting. Don’t go to Nevada, smoking everywhere. Not true. Smoking in the casinos yes but smoking is banned indoors except for in the casino, and a few ex...

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by XRadar98
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 188
Views: 13974

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Dominion301 wrote:
Trk1 wrote:
Good news--Atlanta welcome to the rest of the United States


Welcome to Canada circa 2002-2006.

Do any US states still allow smoking in public places like restaurants? I’d like to know which ones to avoid visiting.


Don’t go to Nevada, smoking everywhere.

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by XRadar98
Wed May 29, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads
Replies: 59
Views: 3238

Re: Best Airline Ads

Western Airlines, The O-o-o-only way to fly! With Wally Bird, and the anticipation of seeing your city appear on the tail replacing the Western title!

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by XRadar98
Wed May 29, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam DL/AF/KL EU-US New routes?
Replies: 57
Views: 7650

Re: Skyteam DL/AF/KL EU-US

Three possibilities I see in the next 5 years (two of them not on your list due to having smaller MSA sizes. 1. DEN: I have to think either AF or KL (most likely the latter) will enter DEN at some point, considering DEN wants a year round Paris and/or Amsterdam flight 2. AUS: DL is rumored to be ad...

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by XRadar98
Wed May 29, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: the current korean air safety video is very old
Replies: 18
Views: 1930

Re: the current korean air safety video is very old

The current safety video of korean air is very old, it is more than 10 years old, it is from 2006, on youtube, I saw the audio of korean air safety video in the 90s, when the a380 was delivered, only updated when was delivered the b787-9, again only upgraded, is already obsolete, has more than 10 y...

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by XRadar98
Tue May 28, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: the current korean air safety video is very old
Replies: 18
Views: 1930

Re: the current korean air safety video is very old

The current safety video of korean air is very old, it is more than 10 years old, it is from 2006, on youtube, I saw the audio of korean air safety video in the 90s, when the a380 was delivered, only updated when was delivered the b787-9, again only upgraded, is already obsolete, has more than 10 y...

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by XRadar98
Tue May 28, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 344
Views: 22387

Re: Delta A220 route additions

If they start ATL-ATL, people in ATL will finally have to feel the rest of the south’s pain by connecting in ATL. Haha...good one. Maybe I can use that flight to get a cheaper fare? Fly ATL-ATL-SAV instead of just ATL-SAV. You’ll end up with aflow time, get delayed and miss your connection, coincid...

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by XRadar98
Thu May 23, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Any updates on possible return to flying?

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by XRadar98
Fri May 17, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19582

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

wjcandee wrote:
Obviously, nobody watched SNL in the Belushi era.

The NYC Greek Diner skits... Perfect for NYC's B6.

"NO COKE! PEPSI !!"

(Cheebuggy, Cheebuggy, Cheebuggy!)


I expected this in the first 2 posts, not the 81st! I guess I’m getting old!

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by XRadar98
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America flight 1200 heading back to PHX.
Replies: 21
Views: 6160

Re: America flight 1200 heading back to PHX.

Sometimes when you are VFR, you have to return! AAL1200...

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by XRadar98
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't AA order the 73G?
Replies: 25
Views: 4480

Re: Why didn't AA order the 73G?

Easy answer....because they didn’t or don’t need it.

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by XRadar98
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA off runway at ORD
Replies: 40
Views: 10768

Re: UA off runway at ORD

I guess United has a systemic issue and their safety culture needs to be evaluated. Touche. Not a good week for aviation. Maybe ATC is feeling the stress of working for free? Why would this have anything to do with ATC? It has everything to do with a plane that’s been overstretched that has stupid ...

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by XRadar98
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?
Replies: 37
Views: 3717

Re: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?

Genie, bottle, Pandora, goodnight

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by XRadar98
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?
Replies: 37
Views: 3717

Re: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?

I vote for more missiles at airports! No, I mean sharks, wait we need EMP’s! Wait, regulation can cure it.......

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by XRadar98
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no commercial jets airlines build with wing on the top?
Replies: 77
Views: 15085

Re: Why no commercial jets airlines build with wing on the top?

PatrickZ80 wrote:
Boeing did make some high-wing jets like the C-17 Globemaster and the C-5 Galaxy, however those are military aircraft. They're not designed for civilian use


McD made the C-17, and Lockheed made the C-5 (and C-141)

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by XRadar98
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition
Replies: 19
Views: 2180

Re: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition

This is why the airlines will develop teleportation.

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by XRadar98
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10
Replies: 92
Views: 16106

Re: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10

tpaewr wrote:
737-10 = 7MJ

737-100= 731

I mean this is a website of airplane geeks so it doesn’t feel to nit picky to mention


Agree!

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by XRadar98
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will supersede the Boeing 717
Replies: 78
Views: 11687

Re: What will supersede the Boeing 717

QANTAS is an acronym, so all caps. It's been "Qantas Airways" since 1987! QANTAS was the acronym for the airline's original name "Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Services" before then and from where the current name is derived. Late on the uptake, long since been correc...

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will supersede the Boeing 717
Replies: 78
Views: 11687

Re: What will supersede the Boeing 717

Not anymore. It's officially "Qantas" now. https://www.qantas.com/travel/airlines/company/global/en It still fits the eye better with all caps! As part of the livery on the aircraft yes. For other instances it just comes across as shouting. As others have mentioned it is now treated the s...

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will supersede the Boeing 717
Replies: 78
Views: 11687

Re: What will supersede the Boeing 717

I heard that at first airlines didn't really want the 717 and due to that only 156 were built, but now airlines are trying to get their hands on them being their limited availability and that they're a great 100-seater plane that can be used for regional flights (according to a Business Insider art...

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will supersede the Boeing 717
Replies: 78
Views: 11687

Re: What will supersede the Boeing 717

I heard that at first airlines didn't really want the 717 and due to that only 156 were built, but now airlines are trying to get their hands on them being their limited availability and that they're a great 100-seater plane that can be used for regional flights (according to a Business Insider art...

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will supersede the Boeing 717
Replies: 78
Views: 11687

Re: What will supersede the Boeing 717

I heard that at first airlines didn't really want the 717 and due to that only 156 were built, but now airlines are trying to get their hands on them being their limited availability and that they're a great 100-seater plane that can be used for regional flights (according to a Business Insider art...

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AY captain tests 1.5 per mille alcohol level in HEL
Replies: 18
Views: 4282

Re: AY captain tests 1.5 per mille alcohol level in HEL

Today's news in Finland report that a Finnair captain was tested to have 1.5 per thousand alcohol level at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport yesterday, Wednesday. The police is investigating, and both them and the airline refuses to comment further, but they did say they are taking this extremely serious...

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the DeHaviland Comet ever fly in the US?
Replies: 39
Views: 6145

Re: Did the DeHaviland Comet ever fly in the US?

Did any US carrier look into buying any? The linked article states it clearly....... PANAM bought the Comet 1, but cancelled the order after the fatique issues became apparent. However the poster of the link does not show the answer to the question, and I would imagine VC10er did not click on a lin...

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by XRadar98
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with One Room Terminals that have Jet Service?
Replies: 63
Views: 5381

Re: Airports with One Room Terminals that have Jet Service?

I guess you could count all those small US regional airports that get embraers and CRJs Or a couple of European LCC terminals depending on how you define "tiny and uncomfortable terminals"... http://www.aboutkos.co.uk/images/kos%20airport%20que.jpg http://www.airlinequality.com/wp-content...

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by XRadar98
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 194
Views: 25168

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

If I’m reading between the lines right, it sounds to me like CX will be starting flights to SEA on April 1st. MIA sounds feasible as well. Maybe a tag on to SEA, but maybe a direct flight as well. That’s my guess. A tag on would be a direct flight, not stopping would be a non-stop. Just clarifying ...

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by XRadar98
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore-Vancouver: “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”
Replies: 21
Views: 3552

Re: Singapore-Vancouver: “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
That’s less than 600 pax per week, hardly large—2 round trips every 7 days!

GF


Sounds like a good route for Frontier!

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by XRadar98
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AMS Tower
Replies: 11
Views: 1916

Re: AMS Tower

I don’t know about ASDE, as I have not seen it. But a hard copy of who is who and where is who needed in a tower without it.

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by XRadar98
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AMS Tower
Replies: 11
Views: 1916

Re: AMS Tower

Very normal, and user friendly. Imagine looking out at 5 XXX 737’s and not knowing the call sign of the first, second.....oh wait look at my strips that are in order!

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by XRadar98
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 75
Views: 9397

Re: Naming Specific Routes

Western Airlines DEN to LGW was called 'The Londoner' including decals on their single DC10-30 that operated on the route. Maybe off subject, but how did western with a hub 400 miles away in SLC wind up flying a Denver route? I believe it was before they started the SLC hub. At the the time WA had ...

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by XRadar98
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"
Replies: 88
Views: 9657

Re: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"

Swoops? Err I mean oops?

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by XRadar98
Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have served all 5 LA-basin airports
Replies: 34
Views: 4128

Re: Airlines that have served all 5 LA-basin airports

I grew up in the area, that is all I have to go on. PSA, maybe, AirCal probably, (Hughes) AirWest probably, Western maybe. After the merger storm of the 80's... Republic, AA, Delta, USAir?

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by XRadar98
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Southwest 737 MAX Delivered
Replies: 52
Views: 12665

Re: First Southwest 737 MAX Delivered

tjwgrr wrote:
WN8701 Flightradar24 shows the correct type designation as B38M, whereas Flightaware shows it as B738.


The type designation that shows on ATC data tags is 738, maybe Flightaware is going off that?

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why No New Airline Posters?
Replies: 16
Views: 2548

Re: Why No New Airline Posters?

The weird thing, in contrast, is the sale of all the "swag"(or if you wish, merchandise). from the music industry. Going from the vinyl LP to the CD, and then to downloads, there had been a trend to go smaller, then eliminate a certain product. But there is this compelling need for someth...

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 54919

Re: BA's Next US Destination

Everyone can take SAT off of any list for overseas. The runway at 8500' probably is not very desirable. Then there is the terminal(s), that cannot take anything larger than a 757.

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by XRadar98
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's old DC-8 fleet questions
Replies: 111
Views: 11094

Re: United's old DC-8 fleet questions

I find it interesting in the OP question, as to why would they buy so many 4 engined jets. Waaaaay back then 4 was the ONLY option for range, or capacity.

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by XRadar98
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 12630

Re: WN to Hawaii?

How far inland will the A32l LR be able to fly from Hawaii? LAS! KPHX? KDEN??? And this question belongs in this thread why? Perhaps because HA will be flying them, and likely with increased frequency, to just about any city WN would offer service from. They didn't order those Airbii to fly to Japa...

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by XRadar98
Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 12630

Re: WN to Hawaii?

KentB27 wrote:
Xtremespeed01 wrote:
For a brief time, AQ did have a direct flight from LAS to HNL.


They most certainly did, because I took that flight in 2005.


Or was it nonstop?

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by XRadar98
Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 12630

Re: WN to Hawaii?

rph99 wrote:
How far inland will the A32l LR be able to fly from Hawaii? LAS! KPHX? KDEN???


And this question belongs in this thread why?

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by XRadar98
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is protected US domestic market really unique?
Replies: 56
Views: 4801

Re: Is protected US domestic market really unique?

Adipocere wrote:
In my opinion, it would be beneficial if policy would allow foreign crews to fly on US flights much like the cruise industry does.

Listen to Liveatc.net, you will hear plenty of foreign accents on UA,DL,AA,WN and all of the other US airlines.

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by XRadar98
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA will park 66 a/c in next 3 months--another record
Replies: 133
Views: 33421

Re: SWA will park 66 a/c in next 3 months--another record

aemoreira1981 wrote:
FlyUSAir wrote:
Anyone know when WN will start parking the older (Pre-2000) delivered -700's? Or do they still have some life left in them?

WN can fly two types of 737s...they will be the NG and the MAX. That is why the Classics are being retired.



Not answering the question at all.

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by XRadar98
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA now flying EWR-ANC?
Replies: 27
Views: 5718

Re: UA now flying EWR-ANC?

flyingclrs727 wrote:
XRadar98 wrote:
seat1a wrote:
Are the 767 and 757 the only plane in the UA fleet capable of EWR-ANC (outside of 777 and 787)?


No, the 747 can. Nice question.



The 737 Max would be able to do it.


Just my comment on a stupid question, and now you? Is the MAX in the fleet?

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