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by LH423
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1861
Views: 233339

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Any plans from CM or JJ to eat up some of the lost AV traffic with either increase capacity or send bigger birds? I think you'll probably see JJ increase frequencies further before sending a 777 or 350. They've already added an additional weekly flight (announced before the draw down of AV), bringi...

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by LH423
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Global Terminal proposals released
Replies: 102
Views: 15737

Re: ORD Global Terminal proposals released

My pick goes to Studio. Studio Gang is behind some of the more interesting towers that have gone up recently in Chicago, including Aqua and the Vista, which is just being topped off. SOM is reliable, though their designs are also a bit safe. However, they are also responsible for some iconic Chicago...

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by LH423
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)
Replies: 52
Views: 8850

Re: Air Canada Possible New Routes (A220)

Are the routes in red the ones that are slated to see the 220? Ones in blue are potential new routes with the 220? If I'm interpreting the text on the slide correctly in tandem with the map, that's effectively it. The blue lines are possible new routes that could be started using the A220. The red ...

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by LH423
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

DOT Table 6 may have been updated without notifications on the main page. Here are top 10 (actually 11 due to tie for 10th) unserved markets from BOS for the Q2-2018. All numbers in PDEW. No surprise at #1 as usual but I think its lower than same quarter in 2017. I will do increases/decreases later...

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by LH423
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Not sure if this has been covered, but looks like DL will be upgauging BOS-LHR from the 763ER to the A332 next spring (based on a dummy booking I started for April). Will be the first DL A332 in BOS IIRC as BOS-AMS is an A333. The 332 was scheduled on the second AMS rotation a few summers back and ...

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by LH423
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I recall the days when DL served DFW with L-1011s, 767s, and 757s. Now we're wondering whether they can make a go of it with ONE A220 :hyper: Of course we all know the dynamics of the industry have changed fundamentally. On the same token, DL used to fly L-1011s to YUL and 767s to BDL. Not to menti...

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by LH423
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

2) Why is LEVEL's schedule to/from BCN so horrific? Mo-We-Fr?? How about Fr-Sa/Su-We? Funnily enough, I lifted this from the thread on LEVEL cancelling LAX. At least based on the months operated, BOS had the highest average load factors on an annualized basis out of Barcelona of any long haul fligh...

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by LH423
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines off duty flight attendant faces the sack after inappropriate behavior onboard a flight
Replies: 107
Views: 24924

Re: Delta Airlines off duty flight attendant faces the sack after inappropriate behavior onboard a flight

What kind of chaps my ass (no pun intended) is that I've put some effort in to getting hired as an F/A and have thusfar been unsuccessful. Then you have this guy who hasn't even been at the job long enough to be jaded about it throwing it away for what would otherwise be an unmemorable hook-up if it...

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by LH423
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

... And BA goes daily with The Whale next summer.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280952/british-airways-expands-a380-boston-service-in-s19/

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by LH423
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

3U (still not sure if this one will actually happen, we are steadily approaching December, and I cannot find any tickets being sold It appears, according to this PDF ( https://www.regulations.gov/contentStreamer?documentId=DOT-OST-2016-0097-0008&attachmentNumber=1&contentType=pdf ), that th...

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by LH423
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Looks like someone at HA also has a touch of the whimsy, à la KLM. Intro fares start at $617.

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by LH423
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Butts in seat does not always equal profits. But I remember flying on SN'S DC-10"S back in the 80'S. Good loads 80 to 90% loads factors(estimating). That being said after the demise of SN another airline tried the route with MD-11'S. (sorry forget the name of said carrier) service did not last...

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by LH423
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

It's been a frequent sub since the 777 started on the SFO route. Initially, it was a pretty frequent occurence, apparently for crew and aircraft familiarization (along with other transcons to EWR and IAD) as new 77Ws came online. Since then it's been a regular visitor.

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by LH423
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: LH to start FRA-BDL?
Replies: 62
Views: 9783

Re: Rumor: LH to start FRA-BDL?

The only way you'll see a "LH" flight to BDL is if it's this: https://www.privatair.com/aircraft/boeing-737-700-lufthansa-20c-66y Believe it or not that was how MUC-BOS got started :) MUC-BOS? I thought CPH-BOS. When was MUC-BOS on a 737? It was used the first year of MUC operations while...

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by LH423
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top ten US airports by operations June 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 5287

Re: Top ten US airports by operations June 2018

I am sure ATL is ahead in passengers, I think we might eventually have a split #1, operations vs passengers. That used to be the case until about 10-15 years ago, or so. ATL then consistently held both banners. 2015 (I may be off by a year), if I remember correctly, saw ORD regain the mantle for #1...

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by LH423
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't TAP Portugal acquire Boeing's any more?
Replies: 50
Views: 9751

Re: Why doesn't TAP Portugal acquire Boeing's any more?

Also, at least more recently, with a partner and investor in Azul/David Neeleman and the close relationships with Airbus there, it's unlikely they'll change tack anytime in the near future.

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by LH423
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

There were two S4 arrivals today; one from TER (the A310 you saw) and one from PDL (the A321neo).

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by LH423
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 234472

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

The source is definitely questionable, on Boston Logan's Wikipedia page it also claims that China Airlines Cargo, Eva Air Cargo, LATAM Cargo Chile and Saudia Cargo also fly to Boston, and in all my years of flying, and spotting I have never seen one of those airlines, I could be wrong, but I wouldn...

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by LH423
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 5122

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

LATAM opened its GRUBOS flights for booking as follows: EFF 01JUL18 JJ8164 - GRU 23h55 - 09h10 BOS - 763 - _34_6_D JJ8165 - BOS 18h05 - 05h25 GRU - 763 - 2_45_S_ Nice! Not a bad schedule. Glad it's direct and the frequency seems about right. Got a source for this? The flights are open for sale on L...

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by LH423
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Nav-Canada impose additional fee specific to Boeing aircraft overflying Canadian aerospace?
Replies: 47
Views: 5415

Re: Can Nav-Canada impose additional fee specific to Boeing aircraft overflying Canadian aerospace?

The propose[sic] fee is for Boeing aircraft overflying Canada, not any aircraft that is touching Canadian soil. You do not want to tax trans-boarder flight, as it might negatively effect Canadian airlines as well cross boarder business. All U.S bound flights originating in Europe or Asia will get n...

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by LH423
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH - North American Routes
Replies: 116
Views: 17291

Re: ATH - North American Routes

Not many remember the ATH-MAN-BOS on the A300-600R either. That too flopped. Nothing to remember; the flights never got off the ground. It was announced and OA even got so far as to putting out advertising for the flights, targeting both the Greek community looking to travel to Greece as well as th...

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by LH423
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German registration question
Replies: 30
Views: 4005

Re: German registration question

...so for example the new 788 which will be delivered to British Airways next month will carry G-ZBJI, and easyJet's next A320neo will be G-UZHC... I know that Virgin is quite playful with their names and registrations but I don't get the joke on these two regs. Or isn't there one at all? BA have a...

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by LH423
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

To bring up this old chestnut, but what's the feeling on BOS overtaking MSP this year? MAC hasn't released June data yet but if comparing May, MSPs YTD growth clocked in at under 2%, or 213,000 on the year. Comparatively, by May Logan's YTD growth was over 7%, gaining an additional 1,036,000. At the...

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by LH423
Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest flight
Replies: 147
Views: 9062

Re: Your longest flight

BA59 LHR-CPT (World Traveller Plus) 747-400 11:25 mins in air The return trip from JNB is a close second, also on a 744 but flown in Club World. The third spot goes to AC92, flown twice, both on 763s, the first time in November 2005 in a middle seat in Y, the second in April 2013, in J. Flight time ...

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by LH423
Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

How do you read the loads on BOS-FRA? FRA is one of the largest hubs in Europe and the load factor to FRA is lower than the other major hubs of LHR, CDG and AMS. Because of the economic synergies between the two cities, Lufthansa will always enjoy a healthy load factor in the front. That's the reas...

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by LH423
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

The LH 748 and KL 777 were IAD bound, which got hit before NYC. If they didn't have enough fun already after departing they had to fly 2/3rd the way to Montréal then west to Saratoga before heading south to get a clean path through storm front.

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by LH423
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Almost right. TP suspended their service to BOS in 2000(?), and IB restarted their service to BOS in 2008. So there was about an 8 year hiatus. SATA has been serving the route 1-2x weekly (non-stop seasonally), all along. Sorry if I wasn't clear. I wasn't implying there weren't flights to Spain or ...

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by LH423
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Completely agree on Asia, Could CX increase to 10x weekly if daily is successful (if they have the capacity to do so), or of course the long hoped for BOS-ICN route... i think the December numbers for T-100 have been released, I will take a look and post the capacity factors later this evening. If ...

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by LH423
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

The inaugural Air Europa flight is en route. An interesting thought just occurred to me which is that eleven years ago, much like the Far East market which was nonexistent, the only flight from the Iberian Peninsula was the seasonal, 1-2x weekly SATA flight to LIS. Unless I'm missing something it is...

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by LH423
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?
Replies: 79
Views: 13444

Re: Could LAX Become The Worlds Busiest Airport?

I would however love to see LAX go on an international spree and retake the #2 USA int'l gateway position, which it held for so long, back from MIA. It already did that in 2016. LAX 11,088,300 MIA 9,921,000 Oh....... well then, mission accomplished. :biggrin: :bigthumbsup: Out of curiosity, how far...

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by LH423
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MU736 SYD-PVG Engine Failure after take-off
Replies: 51
Views: 15133

Re: MU736 SYD-PVG Uncontained Engine Failure after take-off

Happened to an EK A332 back in 2006 as well Apparently it was due to a cowling where the cowling failed first and was injected into the engine. Lining failure was a result of delamination of the carbon skin. https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQSk6esKhQV16-ZJMrH4CyUyaQ9R8n1wV1DGJf...

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by LH423
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Avianca's first flight out of Boston is about to touch down in BOG, though, like AM and CX, it arrives and departs under the cloak of darkness. Also, probably due to maintenance but the AZ flight tonight and those for the next two days are scheduled as 777s. A nice change of pace should any of the l...

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by LH423
Wed May 10, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

The S4 flight from Lisbon tonight has been rerouted via OPO tonight. It doesn't look like a diversion based on its FR24 path. Should TP run them off the LIS route, maybe they can redeploy the plane to a 1-2x/wk OPO flight. Granted they already fly OPO-PVD seasonally.

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by LH423
Wed May 10, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

The S4 flight from Lisbon tonight has been rerouted via OPO tonight. It doesn't look like a diversion based on its FR24 path. Should TP run them off the LIS route, maybe they can redeploy the plane to a 1-2x/wk OPO flight. Granted they already fly OPO-PVD seasonally.

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by LH423
Fri May 05, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Familiar Types, New Experiences: BOS-LHR and LHR-BOS on British Airways' A380 and 747
Replies: 10
Views: 9157

Re: Familiar Types, New Experiences: BOS-LHR and LHR-BOS on British Airways' A380 and 747

Nice report! Always a fan of reports involving my hometown airport. Regarding the use of 9/27 at BOS, perhaps even more crazy is when 747s take off of 9, which happens surprisingly often. In fact, looking at the FlightAware track, it appears that G-BYGD did so on its return flight to LHR that night....

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by LH423
Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA swap MIA A380 to 747
Replies: 25
Views: 8404

Re: BA swap MIA A380 to 7

An explanation to what I said. I know BA's fleet structure etc as family work for them. But what I was trying to say is QF A380's for example always fly the same routing and don't stop, nor share it with any other airliners. If you see what I mean. I'd say to that the biggest difference is that QF ...

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by LH423
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BEA investigating Air France take offs at Bogotá - only 5 ft. over threshold
Replies: 114
Views: 26247

Re: BEA investigating Air France take offs at Bogotá - only 5 ft. over threshold

Wouldn't more tailwind improve takeoff performance? No. On the face of it, I can see how one would come to that conclusion. If we think of a cyclist, a tailwind helps reduce wind resistance allowing the cyclist to accelerate more quickly and maintain higher speeds. However when you consider that th...

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by LH423
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

well this is interesting on top of the other DL news. BOS-MSP on a Delta One 752 6x weekly from 1/3/18 http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/272556/delta-schedules-delta-one-757-flight-on-boston-minneapolis-market-in-1q18/ Without looking into it, my guess is this is where one of the Del...

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by LH423
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Just an aside to all the posts in recent days about Cathay "going" daily, they already have. CX812/811 went daily with the start of the IATA summer season on 26MAR. Furthermore, while I don't necessarily disagree with some of what one poster has pointed out regarding the desirability of mo...

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by LH423
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Neither AF nor LH have assumed their summer schedules yet with both fielding single-daily circuits (in the case of AF, the smaller 777-200). In years past would they have made the switchover sooner than now? I can't speak to exact dates but neither carrier have, in my recollection, operated their s...

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by LH423
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Not sure if this the plan/part of the functional set-up but I saw a few photos on Instagram taken from the terminal while the A380 was on its turnaround. It looks as if they didn't connect the upper bridge for disembarkation. I wasn't able to find anything from closer to departure so I'd be curious ...

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by LH423
Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

BOS-YOW - 56.42% (this is dropping quickly!), 65% last month Ottawa is extremely seasonal, especially now that the tech sector in Ottawa is a shadow of what it used to be. Ottawa, especially the suburb of Kanata, used to be referred to as the "Silicon Valley of the North" though this moni...

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by LH423
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

AC can fit an Airbus into at least one of its gates. They occasionally fly the 319/320 in when weather causes cancellations on the YYZ route, much in the same way they occasionally throw a 763 on YYZ-LGA. I'm not sure if that blocks off one of the adjacent gates but given that the plane has just a 5...

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by LH423
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

In a fun twist, Lufthansa's first A350 flight, scheduled for tomorrow, has been cancelled. I guess we'll have to wait another day to see the crane on the 359 in BOS.

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by LH423
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways American Operations
Replies: 82
Views: 16660

Re: British Airways American Operations

I can work out some of them (MOB/JAX) But not Lafayette (LFT), Baton Rouge (BTR), and Gulfport (GPT)....? That seems to be more a function of not knowing the cities themselves, than not knowing the codes... which mirror the city names rather closely. I would call VPS (Destin/Ft.Walton/Valparaiso) a...

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by LH423
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

If for no other reason that bragging rights, it's too bad Logan doesn't still have TACV so as to be able to claim nonstop service to five out of the six inhabited continents. LH423 Either way, the sixth one is probably out of reach – at least for a while! :lol: (Nice username, btw) Yeah, as cool as...

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by LH423
Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

If for no other reason that bragging rights, it's too bad Logan doesn't still have TACV so as to be able to claim nonstop service to five out of the six inhabited continents.

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by LH423
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 19553

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

I live in Boston and I know plenty of people that use BTV, particularly from Boston's northern suburbs Are you sure you're not thinking of Manchester (MHT). It's about 2.5-3 hours by car from the Mass/NH border to BTV by way of I-93 and I-89. Then once you're there with the exception of flights to ...

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by LH423
Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 177819

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

I would be thrilled if a YVR flight returned. I remember on a couple of occasions having the fortune to catch that rare unicorn of 1990s Logan – the Canadian A320. After AC bought CP the route was in pretty short order reduced to Summer seasonal and then for only a few weeks during peak cruise seaso...

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by LH423
Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates one off A380 to BOS January 26, 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 5412

Re: Emirates one off A380 to BOS January 26, 2017

Can't confirm it, but I believe BA is bringing the 380 on the 29th. It's confirmed, it's in the system. It will arrive as BA239 on the 29th and will depart the next morning as BA238. I suspect they chose that flight since it has the longest downtime for the aircraft. They'll have all night to play ...

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