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by professorpryor
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today (Oct 7)
Replies: 62
Views: 12715

Re: TAP starts LIS-IAD with A321LR today

Would love to hear the experience the pax will have upon arrival after 8+ in a single aisle acft. Hope the Doctors let them speak or the hospital provides a PR announcement. But we've been flying that in the beloved single-aisle 757 for 8+ for a generation already ! Not only that, but USA transcons...

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by professorpryor
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 337
Views: 40485

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

What's the new airline coming to IAD!? It is some resurrected form of WOW air. And there is some question if this is even an effort that will get off the ground. IAD said it hadn't heard about any new proposed service. So I would not put any stock in it whatsoever. Isn't Cabo Verde Airlines suppose...

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by professorpryor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines starting IAD
Replies: 30
Views: 5401

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines starting IAD

There is no meaniful Cape Verde diaspora in DC. In the US its located in Massachusetts and Rhode island. I find it hard to believe that the IAD service is being seriously considered by airline management. That may or may not be true. We have 235 Verdiano students here at Montgomery College. My Port...

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by professorpryor
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?
Replies: 25
Views: 3574

Re: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?

jetpixx wrote:
I am positive there are direct flights. Do you mean nonstop?


Not too long ago, I flew IAD-MIA on a CR-7. But there was only that one fast turn round-trip a day.

As I recall, UA deserted the route in lieu of duplicate service to FLL.

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by professorpryor
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects
Replies: 68
Views: 10049

Re: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects

The new piece here is the customer outreach portion that helps guide customers to their connecting gate which is currently the biggest downfall when it comes to holding flights. You plan to hold for 10 minutes but then the customers get lost, wander off course, intentionally delay themselves becaus...

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by professorpryor
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4341

Re: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?

They began 789 service to Washington-Dulles - a Star Alliance hub - last Tuesday.
Would be surprised if they left the alliance before service to IAD is evaluated.

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