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by BWIAirport
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baltimore Bound: SEA-SLC-BWI on Delta
Replies: 10
Views: 1617

Re: Baltimore Bound: SEA-SLC-BWI on Delta

Thanks! I'll post about my return in the comment section when I get home, but no promises on when it'll be ready since I'm going to LAS a couple days after I get back, and then PHX after that. I'm not too familiar with the runways at BWI, but I think that was my first time landing on 15R. First tim...

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by BWIAirport
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baltimore Bound: SEA-SLC-BWI on Delta
Replies: 10
Views: 1617

Re: Baltimore Bound: SEA-SLC-BWI on Delta

Nice reports, looking forward to your return to SEA! Interesting you landed on 15R at BWI, that runway is almost always strictly used for takeoffs.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 14 new airplanes and derivatives see EIS through 2027. ??
Replies: 30
Views: 2829

Re: Leeham: 14 new airplanes and derivatives see EIS through 2027. ??

keesje wrote:
Image

What is this ungodly creation? It looks like either a mockup of the failed 787-3 or an A220-300 on steroids

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by BWIAirport
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Numbers
Replies: 52
Views: 5658

Re: Flight Numbers

For their transcons, JetBlue keeps the same last two digits and changes the first digits of the flight number.
For example, BOS-SFO is xx33:
B6 133
B6 1833
B6 633
B6 833
B6 333

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Countries where airlines are biggest brands
Replies: 25
Views: 2312

Re: Countries where airlines are biggest brands

How about Cargolux in Luxembourg?

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.
Replies: 58
Views: 5701

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

I wonder what exactly they plan on doing differently? AFAIK WOW was a success until they started adding like 5 destinations per year. Maybe they try to get it to that point and try to grow more sustainably after that.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and Cathay Dragon Begin Codeshare Agreement
Replies: 4
Views: 980

Re: American Airlines and Cathay Dragon Begin Codeshare Agreement

I'm surprised that hadn't already been happening since Cathay Dragon is a subsidiary of CX and an alliance partner with AA.

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by BWIAirport
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is SQ still interested to start SIN-SYD-LAX/SIN-AKL-LAX?
Replies: 13
Views: 2003

Re: Is SQ still interested to start SIN-SYD-LAX/SIN-AKL-LAX?

I don’t see why they’d go for a one-stop flight now that nonstops between SIN and LAX are available.

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 28641

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

BWI is taking 15R arrivals for the first time in as long as I can remember

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by BWIAirport
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any good aviation podcasts out there?
Replies: 4
Views: 633

Any good aviation podcasts out there?

Hi all,

I spend long days at work entering data and I could definitely use an aviation-related podcast or two to help pass the time. Anyone have any recommendations?

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by BWIAirport
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 20808

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

I've never taken a DL long haul flight I haven't thoroughly enjoyed (all in Main Cabin). It is becoming very clear Delta's mission to separate themselves from the rest of the US3 as far as their economy product goes. I'm sure Polaris is great if you or your company have $10K, and quite honestly noth...

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by BWIAirport
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One-big-airport nations
Replies: 21
Views: 1253

Re: One-big-airport nations

The US just has DTW, apparently

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by BWIAirport
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Updated aircraft in new livery (Per fleet site):
Delivered:
Boeing 737-800 (1/141)
N37267

ERJ-175 (3/160)
N605UX
N606UX
N607UX

CRJ-550 (2/6)
N160GJ
N605QX

Undelivered
Boeing 737-9
N21519

Please feel free to correct if any information is false.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ATL Connecting Time Int'l to Domestic
Replies: 13
Views: 1009

Re: ATL Connecting Time Int'l to Domestic

Landing at 10am you should be ahead of most of the European arrivals and I have found ATL's customs and immigration to be very quick. My only connecting experience was on the same ticket, so I can't speak to your situation completely. That being said, giving yourself about 4 hours should be safe and...

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by BWIAirport
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66: missing engine part found in Greenlandic ice
Replies: 27
Views: 10265

Re: AF66: missing engine part found in Greenlandic ice

This is an incredible recovery effort. Side note: I've always assumed part of the reason Air Greenland paints their aircraft bright red is to help locate parts easier if they end up on the Greenland ice.

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways looks at A380 lease, service to USA in 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 8262

Re: Bamboo Airways looks at A380 lease, service to USA in 2020

Man, I keep forgetting 2020 is next year and not the distant future.

Anyway, I had always figured VN would be the first to launch US-Vietnam service with their A350 to LAX or SFO. I wish them luck but I'll believe it'll be successful when I see it.

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by BWIAirport
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 28641

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

OK, so year over year it would be increased capacity with more frequency. Thanks! Yes. It's nice to see that they can support more than once daily year round now. I'm curious to see if IAD will continue to see the A380 after AF starts removing some from the fleet. I suspect not. I just got notified...

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by BWIAirport
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Sooner787 wrote:
I saw in another a.net thread shots of at least 2 Max 9's sporting the new livery
up at Boeing, with another Max 9 fresh out of the factory but unpainted. :)

Do you have the registrations for those planes?

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announcing Something Tomorrow (Space Theme)
Replies: 100
Views: 18236

Re: United Announcing Something Big Tomorrow (Space Theme)

My guess is 5x weekly nonstop IAH-Space Station. Probably on the 788. Some weight restrictions.

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox
Replies: 35
Views: 2515

Re: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox

I came across this nice review of the trailer by a pretty respected simmer, Jeff Favignano: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psZgtalap7Y&list=LLKsll2h9jI3KzUs3Ere4L2Q&index=2&t=0s If you don't have an hour to watch it, here are some key points. I underlined each different aircraft model w...

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by BWIAirport
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox
Replies: 35
Views: 2515

Re: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox

I hope developers are already planning updated versions of their aircraft so I don't have to fly an Orbit 737 for too long! It'll be interesting to see what default jet aircraft are included. My guesses: A220-300 A321neo A350-900 737-8 Max 747-8 (I would be surprised to see them remove the default ...

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by BWIAirport
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox
Replies: 35
Views: 2515

Re: Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox

I hope developers are already planning updated versions of their aircraft so I don't have to fly an Orbit 737 for too long! It'll be interesting to see what default jet aircraft are included. My guesses: A220-300 A321neo A350-900 737-8 Max 747-8 (I would be surprised to see them remove the default 7...

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by BWIAirport
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How to get rid of default AI after converting FS9 planes to FSX using AIFP
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: How to get rid of default AI after converting FS9 planes to FSX using AIFP

I am personally not sure of the answer to your question. You may have better luck on a sim-devoted website such as flightsim.com or avsim.com.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356619

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

dfwneedsqf wrote:
Is there a repaint tracker thread up yet?

Here you go: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1421137

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 33
Views: 10440

Re: SAS new livery?

The image looks like it hints at an all-blue or black fuselage, which could look pretty cool. I always welcome new ideas for a livery, so that prospect excites me. However, no text on that page hinted at a new scheme for the fleet, and it almost seemed like that A350 image was inserted at the end as...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS new livery?
Replies: 33
Views: 10440

Re: SAS new livery?

Where did this picture come from and what was the context?

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by BWIAirport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Accra to Washington D.C. - Which Passenger Aircraft Type?
Replies: 3
Views: 1270

Re: Accra to Washington D.C. - Which Passenger Aircraft Type?

What's your predicted demand? The flight is out of 757 range, but it seems an A332 (or A338) or a used 763 could fit the bill perfectly. Also couldn't go wrong with a 788.

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by BWIAirport
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

As many saw, the first new-livery E175 has been spotted. Once delivered, it will be the first of 158 ERJ-175 aircraft across all regional operators to sport the new livery. Will be N605UX.

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by BWIAirport
Sun May 26, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

https://twitter.com/flyinghighryan/stat ... 24608?s=21
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An E175 will be the next aircraft to sport the new livery:
https://twitter.com/flyinghighryan/stat ... 24608?s=21

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by BWIAirport
Fri May 24, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA
Replies: 82
Views: 16619

Re: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA

Can we presume that BWI wasn't an option over DCA? Was BWI under the same storm warnings that IAD was? Actually, now that I read that (1) it was a 757 and (2) UA167 had already attempted an approach to IAD, I probably answered my own question. But, I guess my question would be if an approach was no...

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by BWIAirport
Thu May 09, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 216
Views: 28678

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just booked a spring break trip: March 4 WN901 BWI-TPA March 9 WN5639 TPA-BWI Of course you can never be sure of the equipment, but I hope to luck out and fly the Max . I've flown WN a few times since 2014 and have yet to fly on the heart livery or even an aircraft with split scimitars. Hoping that...

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by BWIAirport
Thu May 02, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fiji Airways orders 2 A350s
Replies: 76
Views: 15254

Re: Fiji Airways orders 2 A350s

qf002 wrote:
Forget about LAX, I'm more interested in NAN-JFK (which is probably stretching it in FJ's configuration).

I would think FJ would try a routing like NAN-LAX-JFK before they tried to fly NAN-JFK

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356619

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Sooner787 wrote:
Any more word on the B789 that is in AMA getting the new livery applied?

Supposed to have gone into paint hangar on 17 Apr?

Apparently that was just touch-up paint work, it's still in the old livery.

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating
Replies: 24
Views: 3920

Re: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating

So Fiji Airways could decide not to order it since they'd never need it? Reminds me of the times in summer when the anti-ice valves need to be locked in the on position, and folks ask why when it's 95 degrees on the ground...... Forgive me for possibly sounding naive but I thought significant level...

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by BWIAirport
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Wolfman wrote:
BWIAirport wrote:
N30913 B788 is painted and will be unveiled tomorrow


?

According to FR24 N30913 is on its way from Chengdu to San Francisco

It had spent a week in Amarillo, TX prior to flying SFO-CTU.

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by BWIAirport
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating
Replies: 24
Views: 3920

Re: Researchers invent new, permanent, anti-ice coating

My first thought is the weight of this coating on the aircraft. And would Boeing make it an option? So Fiji Airways could decide not to order it since they'd never need it?

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use of PHL Runway 17/35
Replies: 12
Views: 1876

Re: Use of PHL Runway 17/35

WN had used 4-22 at BWI before it closed. Especially for shorter flights, a 73G can get out of 17-35 without a problem. If it can bump them up a few spots in the takeoff queue, I don't see a reason not to use it.

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN at PHL
Replies: 12
Views: 2219

Re: WN at PHL

WN's presence in BWI is 11 years older than theirs in PHL (2004 vs 1993) and except in rare cases it's hard to build up a hub (sorry, focus city) 90 miles from another one regardless of the circumstances. When WN had begun at PHL, the Piedmont/US Airways operation at BWI had fizzled out so WN was al...

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by BWIAirport
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

N30913 B788 is painted and will be unveiled tomorrow

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

UWPAviation wrote:
With the MAX fleet not going anywhere soon you'd think it would be a good time to get started on those!

Fair point, I wonder how much flexibility Boeing and United have for a UA exec to say "Hey, why don't we shuttle these Maxes down to AMA in the meantime and get them painted"

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Looks like at least 11 aircraft in are Star Alliance livery: 73G: N13720. 738: N26210, N76516. 757: N14120. 763: N653UA. 764: N76055. 772: N218UA, N794UA, N76021, N77022, N78017. Whoops, I began rushing the list as I had a final exam in about 15 minutes. My remark from the 73G and 752 carries over ...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Ilyushin unveils plans for Large Cargo Transporter
Replies: 1
Views: 1445

Ilyushin unveils plans for Large Cargo Transporter

Tweet in Russian: https://twitter.com/GrishinMax/status/1121426176810074113 English translation: "IL" has prepared a draft design of the IL-96-500T for the transport of missile parts to the East Doesn't appear the aircraft will be used in the same manner Boeing's LCF and Airbus's Beluga ar...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Thank you those who pointed out the fleet site: United Express ERJ-175 0/153 ERJ-170 0/38 CRJ-700 0/64 ERJ-145 0/68 Of the 10 ERJ-145s operated by TSA dba UAX, only N839HK is in the globe livery (according to the site) with the rest being in the TSA livery. Should we expect those to stay the same? E...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

ilovelamp wrote:
United has over 500 RJs flying for them. 300ish of which are the CRJ-200. I don’t have the exact numbers but they can be found on UAL’s 10k report.


ILL

I thought that seemed low. I don't know where planespotters got their UAX information.

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

BWIAirport wrote:
I figured this should be separate from the main United fleet thread. Please feel free to add updates and/or update our list. (Fleet info from planespotters)

Boeing 787-8
0/12
N30913 was ferried SFO-AMA on April 18

Boeing 787-9
0/25

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 6628

United Fleet Repaint Thread

I figured this should be separate from the main United fleet thread. Please feel free to add updates and/or update our list. (Fleet info from planespotters) United Mainline - 1/780 Airbus A319 0/71 Airbus A320 0/99 Boeing 737-700 0/40 (I don't think N13720 - Star Alliance will get a repaint since th...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356619

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Here is a pic of it out in daylight at ORD before its flight to LAX, found this on instagram feed, and I gotta say when its from the side and out in the open, looks sleek and the blues really work together, represents United well. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33814569678_1ccdd2353c_b.jpg I g...

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by BWIAirport
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356619

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

N37267 is currently enroute as UA2747 to LAX: https://www.flightradar24.com/UAL2747/2046c5e4 Don't think it's a revenue flight given the flight number, which is weird because ORD-LAX is a perfectly normal route for UA to operate. FR24 doesn't have any additional flights loaded for this frame, anyone...

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by BWIAirport
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA Airbus A319 Economy Plus BWI-SFO
Replies: 2
Views: 4316

Re: UA Airbus A319 Economy Plus BWI-SFO

Nice report, but I can't see the pictures on Anet- I just see "image". Same with me, but the provided link worked perfectly. Thanks for the review! I always love seeing other travelers' impressions of BWI. Just a word of advice next time you (or anyone) flies out of Concourse D/E at BWI: ...

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