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by Victorville
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 20178

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

Plus, Europe out of BOS on B6 now looks laughable with Delta covering the map pretty well. Bingo. If B6 were to move to launch TATL out of BOS (presumably with 321LR), where would they go? SNN? DUB? MAN? EDI? LON? CDG? AMS? LIS? BRU? DL/KL/AF are already in most of them, and the strongest year-roun...

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by Victorville
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 20178

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

Going for the B6 juggular at BOS... or at least their most valuable passengers Yeah...they were really successful putting AS out of business in SEA. :banghead: I don’t expect this capacity growth bloodbath to end any better for DL. A lot of BOS-based pax (especially business ones) are getting upset...

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by Victorville
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 16015

Re: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

I wonder if they're preclearing at YEG. I would assume not because of staffing, and because there would be no good solution for people who were denied entry.

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by Victorville
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/25/2018:UA Adds PAE-DEN/SFO;DY Adds MAD-JFK/LAX
Replies: 99
Views: 15383

Re: OAG Changes 11/25/2018:UA Adds PAE-DEN/SFO;DY Adds MAD-JFK/LAX

enilria wrote:
DL JFK-PDL JUN 0.7>1.0[0.7] JUL 0.7>1.0[0.7] AUG 0.7>1.0[0.7]


Surprised the first season of this was so successful to add more frequency already.

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by Victorville
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 167
Views: 17054

Re: 2018 NCAA Football Charters

About an hour ago my spouse reported seeing a Delta jet landing at Hanscomb Field, MA. We were thinking, perhaps, it was a Green Bay charter coming into town but we had assumed most Patriots charters go through T.F. Green-Providence. Any insight into this? Celtics. Looks like BC is on AAY4405 to RO...

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by Victorville
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Haneda
Replies: 97
Views: 15496

Re: Delta and Haneda

I have it on very good authority the route is profitable. It certainly didn't start off that way, but over the past year plus it's been fine. It may indeed be the poorest performing long haul route from MSP (I don't know), but that doesn't mean it's not profitable. "Profitable" is a manip...

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by Victorville
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Haneda
Replies: 97
Views: 15496

Re: Delta and Haneda

So at the “ Ten year mark of DL/NW “. DELTA does what they do best....... dismanle previous footprint and rebrand. NRT the crown jewel of the NW Orient name, now a relic of times gone! The NRT operation made sense in a world where you had to fly a 747 to get across the Pacific, and with NW's limite...

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?
Replies: 57
Views: 5671

Re: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?

LupineChemist wrote:
I recommend looking up the WW fleet.

Also the BA 787s are G-ZBK* supposedly because the ZB is similar to 78



They also have the G-VII* and G-ZZZ* series on the 777.

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?
Replies: 57
Views: 5671

Re: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?

G-RAES, N711HK, and N717JL quickly come to mind as out-of-sequence vanity registrations carriers have operated.
N742PS, N744P, and N745VJ were re-registered when they received their heritage liveries, but I don't think any of the other heritage liveries at AA received special registrations.

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the 738 Preferred Over the A320 for TATL?
Replies: 46
Views: 10682

Re: Why is the 738 Preferred Over the A320 for TATL?

I would just say it's an anomaly. There are very few transatlantic routes that are both thin enough to be need something smaller than a B752 but within the range of 737 or A32x. This creates a very small sample size.

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the 738 Preferred Over the A320 for TATL?
Replies: 46
Views: 10682

Re: Why is the 738 Preferred Over the A320 for TATL?

If WW and FI are going to be counted as transatlantic A32x operators, S4 should be in that discussion too.

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by Victorville
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United proposes purchasing the A321LR for transatlantic flights
Replies: 145
Views: 34878

Re: United proposes purchasing the a321lr for trasnatlantic flights

I think this is more a message to Boeing to move forward on a 757/767 replacement than an actual intent to buy A321LR. UA hasn't invested anything in the A320neo program yet, and eventually this may become a small narrowbody fleet at the carrier. Plus, I think they want more range than they would ge...

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by Victorville
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta add daily EDI-BOS
Replies: 59
Views: 10602

Re: Delta add daily EDI-BOS

Official announcement: https://news.delta.com/delta-continues-international-growth-boston-new-nonstop-flights-scotland Also looks like BOS-DUB will be upgauged to the 763ER, thus freeing up the 75S for BOS-EDI. Seems odd that they're putting 75S equipment on the EDI flight but not on the LIS flight...

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by Victorville
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 235274

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Lately the ride-share waiting lot has caused lots of traffic at the airport. The current lot is not large enough or well organized enough to handle the amount of traffic it has been getting. The tunnels are also getting worse and worse. But that is harder to fix. Something to allow the Silver line ...

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight
Replies: 39
Views: 7123

Re: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight happening right now

Got the opportunity to fly on the S4 A310 a few times. They were definitely tired at the end of their lives, but will be missed.

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight
Replies: 39
Views: 7123

Re: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight happening right now

A sad day, so few of these remaining in passenger service now! I have very fond memories of many flights on the MEA A310s back in the late 90s/early 00s. Yes it is now a rare bird in passenger hauling, hard to find if you want to fly on one. I believe that Air Transat is still flying it, but I don'...

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by Victorville
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 235274

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Why don't they depart planes from 4L? Does it inhibits the ability to cross behind to 9 and 4R? I also noticed that they were landing flights on 4L (I saw a DL A321 and a B6 A320 landing while I was waiting for my UA flight to ORD. They will only depart props from 4L, and will only land props on 22...

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by Victorville
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 160
Views: 28886

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

FSDan wrote:
I expect LGA-BOS is in the mix largely for utilization purposes between the various LGA-Texas rotations.


The short stage length also allows a lot of cycles to quickly build crew experience on the type.

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by Victorville
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 160
Views: 28886

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

I'm sure this has been covered, but what will be the pilot bases on the A220? NYC?

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by Victorville
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Hawaii from DAL & HOU?
Replies: 86
Views: 8749

Re: WN Hawaii from DAL & HOU?

WN is reluctant to operate flights with long stage lengths (e.g. transcons) and overnight flights, both of which would be required to make this work.

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by Victorville
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 131
Views: 19113

Re: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19

Geeze, a.net manufactures a lot of drama. Let’s be realistic: DL didn’t end D1 service Obviously, the service from ATL wasn’t successful enough to return. But DL must’ve had some successful pieces and figured that it could retain those via a domestic 757, which would be more successful than a D1-co...

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 131
Views: 19113

Re: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19

DL has almost no spare widebody capacity for growth right now, so moving ATL-LIS to a route that can be served by a domestic 757 (which DL has no shortage of) allows them to add widebody capacity elsewhere This is an interesting hypothesis. What other intl cities are within range of Boston and suit...

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by Victorville
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/30/2018:AC Drops YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR;DL Adds BOS-LIS, Drops SGU-SLC;F9 Drops CHS-ORD;UA Drops SGU-DEN/LAX
Replies: 44
Views: 7411

Re: OAG Changes 9/30/2018:AC Drops YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR;DL Adds BOS-LIS, Drops SGU-SLC;F9 Drops CHS-ORD;UA Drops SGU-DEN/LAX

Didn't realize ATL-LIS wasn't coming back. Just checked and it's not loaded. What was the equipment on the route? BOS-LIS is 752 so a net reduction in seats. JFK-LIS carries all the NYC O/D, and BOS now connects everyone else. As far as European destinations go, BOS is in a better geographic positi...

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by Victorville
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 235274

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

DL ran ATL-LIS this year, but it's not loaded for next summer. Looks like it's replaced by BOS-LIS for 2019. Not sure what the equipment was on that flight, but presumably a widebody, so a net reduction in seats with the B752.

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by Victorville
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/30/2018:AC Drops YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR;DL Adds BOS-LIS, Drops SGU-SLC;F9 Drops CHS-ORD;UA Drops SGU-DEN/LAX
Replies: 44
Views: 7411

Re: OAG Changes 9/30/2018:AC Drops YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR;DL Adds BOS-LIS, Drops SGU-SLC;F9 Drops CHS-ORD;UA Drops SGU-DEN/LAX

Didn't realize ATL-LIS wasn't coming back. Just checked and it's not loaded. What was the equipment on the route?

BOS-LIS is 752 so a net reduction in seats.

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by Victorville
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 235274

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

tlecam wrote:
Where else do they fly to Athens from? ATL, JFK?


They only run it seasonally from JFK with the A333. I think if they were going to add another flight it would be ATL with the A333.

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by Victorville
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 235274

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

AC funnels a lot of Pax via YUL to Europe and Asia from US destinations and BOS is one of them. BOS-YUL on AC seems to be doing very well lately, looks like this winter all 5 daily flights will be operated by 76 seater CR9 instead of the 50 seat CRJ. They also do it over YYZ (and YOW to YHZ to a le...

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by Victorville
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with the most 5th freedom routes
Replies: 33
Views: 5038

Re: Airports with the most 5th freedom routes

I think BKK is pretty likely. As for my favorite routes, I think QR GRU-EZE and EK GIG-EZE are pretty cool and interesting. EZE has a few: QR GRU-EZE ET GRU-EZE TK GRU-EZE EK GIG-EZE KL SCL-EZE Plus a few LATAM flights that may or may not be 5th freedom depending on your definition LA JFK-EZE XL LI...

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by Victorville
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wikipedia: removal of “operated by”
Replies: 32
Views: 4968

Re: Wikipedia: removal of “operated by”

Now if the flight is operated under one airline’s code but de-facto operated by another airline, on Wikipedia it looks like a 100% undistinguishable flight of the first airline. What do you think about it? Wikipedia still lists United and United Express separately under the destinations table. Same...

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by Victorville
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start JFK
Replies: 52
Views: 5707

Re: Cape Air to start JFK

9K GUM operations are over. No idea what became of the ATRs.

Edit: Looks like the planes are at KISO now.

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by Victorville
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start JFK
Replies: 52
Views: 5707

Re: Cape Air to start JFK

IFlyVeryLittle wrote:
From a layman (non-airman): Is it even safe having Cessna 402s taxiing around amid the big boys, not to mention the obvious difference in take off, approach speeds and wake considerations. How do air controllers deal with such a big disparity?


Happens every day at BOS without issue.

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by Victorville
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?
Replies: 6
Views: 2031

Re: Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?

Not the first time that Omin has done work for EI. They flew SNN-BOS for a few summers with a B762.

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by Victorville
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 63
Views: 4491

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

There's no mental evaluation to get a drivers license, but you can still kill a lot of people with a motor vehicle.

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by Victorville
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 3122

Re: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/1993/03/18/busi ... outes.html
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Apparently they planned to start it in 1993, but I can't find any other corroborating sources.

https://www.nytimes.com/1993/03/18/busi ... outes.html

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