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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 16569

Re: Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread

Count me among those who are having the 'BLOCKED' screen screaming at me when I try to upload my personal photo. In a sort of paradoxical way, I'm 'glad' to see that others have the same issue. Well, "Glad/Not Glad."

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Aviation Thread 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Korean Aviation Thread 2019

Is the Boston service daily, or will it be?

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

737tanker wrote:
MassPort is making it difficult for GA to fly into BOS. You’re going to have to give 72 hours notice, can’t park for more than 4 hours, and no overnight parking.


Yowling Hanscom residents in 3...2...1...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Shifts LAX-NRT to HND, Shifts 1x DFW-NRT to HND; Ends ORD-NRT
Replies: 79
Views: 12971

Re: AA Shifts LAX-NRT to HND, Shifts 1x DFW-NRT to HND; Ends ORD-NRT

Thanks all, so it sounds as though I could save a bit of time doing this trip via HND versus NRT, just not that much. Anyway, I wonder what the likelihood is of Boston switching to HND. Our flights were full, so obviously people still want to use NRT as far as BOS is concerned. The Shinkansen trains...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At-Risk flying for DL Focus Cities
Replies: 21
Views: 4849

Re: At-Risk flying for DL Focus Cities

Sorry if this is an ignorant question, but what is 'at-risk flying,' anyway?

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A380 fleet deployment - Winter 2019/2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1196

Re: LH A380 fleet deployment - Winter 2019/2020

Some of these routes need 2 frames because both would often be in the air at the same time.

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

tlecam wrote:
Of all of these, ORD surprised me the most. I would have thoughtUA and especially AA had more frequencies.


Way back when (and I’m old enough to remember), UA boasted ‘hourly’ flights to ORD and they were all (or nearly all) DC-10s.

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Looking at the above link, it seems that keeping the same flight number for both southbound and northbound segments isn’t altogether an unusual thing.

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JL NRT-BOS/JFK flights
Replies: 24
Views: 3424

Re: JL NRT-BOS/JFK flights

I just took JAL 7 Friday the 27th and came home on 8 last night. Both flights filled to the brim. I wonder whether a 77W would be too much? In any event, I’ve also wondered about the wisdom of parking that 787-9 in Boston for what amounts so almost 20 hours. On the plus side, the outbound 7 is nearl...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JL NRT-BOS/JFK flights
Replies: 24
Views: 3424

Re: JL NRT-BOS/JFK flights

As an aside, we were on JA864J going over last Friday and the schedule showed the same plane would be used coming home yesterday after (again) coming in from Boston. But for some reason that plane ended up going to Sydney I think. We ended up on 865 yesterday, which had just come into NRT from FRA.

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 11208

Re: JBL Boston-London

B6 can’t just ‘decide’ it wants to go to Heathrow, right? It’s all about the slots there. Also, they can’t arbitrarily ‘choose’ their times, either.

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

So I just got off JAL 8 and GE was its usual breeze. But when I went downstairs to get my suitcase, I was allowed to walk right out without handing in that blue and white card. Is that the new normal?

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 787-9 question
Replies: 2
Views: 1211

JAL 787-9 question

Last Friday I flew from Boston aboard JA864J. I notice that JAL has something like 18 of these. But as near as I can tell, only 861-868 fly to places like DFW and BOS. How are all the other 787-9s in their fleet different from these eight? I fly back to BOS on Sunday, so I’ll see which one of them I...

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019
Replies: 142
Views: 27537

Re: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019

There are reports that the plane struck many approach lights. Was there any landing gear debris around there? That might have caused the plane to veer so violently off the runway.

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by ChrisNH38
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Where’s El Al been at? It seems they come and go with all sorts of variance.

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by ChrisNH38
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian leaving EWR in a few weeks
Replies: 27
Views: 3352

Re: (Rumour) Norwegian dropping EWR

There’s a lot of new capacity heading to Boston next summer, with many suggesting it is an effort to drive Norwegian from there, too. I have no idea whether BOS demand can support it all. Or at least profitably.

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019
Replies: 142
Views: 27537

Re: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019

heyjoojoo wrote:
Not sure why CNN is characterizing this incident as a 'crash landing'... strange as usual.


It crashed WHILE landing, which is an altogether different thing for the informed...which media people never are.

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

If Middle East growth is attributed to the EK A380, that says it was filling up quite nicely. But it also makes me wonder why it’s not on the route year-round.

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Amid all the hoopla about AA, I noticed that SAS made a slew of international long-haul changes and none involved Boston. That’s curious since I’ve inferred from comments that the flight doesn’t do that well. But I guess it does well enough to keep everything as-is for next year. Also, I looked to s...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 174
Views: 18880

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

The BOS capacity dump continues! It never ceases to amaze me how much carriers are willing to dump in BOS despite yields being trash. Is this simply a case of everyone ganging up on B6 to put them out of business? Possibly. I suspect AA sees this as a win-win. They can jab at DL and kick B6 at the ...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 174
Views: 18880

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

I think all this ‘capacity’ at BOS is testimony to the area’s balanced strength as a market, and its longevity. Med/Bio, high tech, education all coalesce into a demographically strong region whose people no longer want to be ‘told’ they have to connect at JFK to go somewhere. BOS will never have gl...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 174
Views: 18880

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

Can someone elaborate on the AA press release statement that says the BOS-LHR flight will be aboard a ‘state-of-the-art’ 777-200? Obviously the planes are well over a decade old, so is this particular frame going to be ‘different’ from all the other 772s they’ve got?

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules
Replies: 174
Views: 18880

Re: AA beefs up MIA - South America flights, returns to BOS-LHR and extends European schedules

Ishrion wrote:
Really surprised they’re going with a 772 so quickly... was expecting something smaller honestly.


Me, too. 788 would seem a better choice. But they know best.

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Shifts LAX-NRT to HND, Shifts 1x DFW-NRT to HND; Ends ORD-NRT
Replies: 79
Views: 12971

Re: AA Shifts LAX-NRT to HND, Shifts 1x DFW-NRT to HND; Ends ORD-NRT

I just took JAL 7 from Boston to Narita Friday. It was a very full flight but I can’t say 100% full because I couldn’t see loads up front. Anyway, my business destination was Kyoto, where I am now. That meant the Narita Express into the city, connecting to the bullet train to Kyoto. We landed at Nar...

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

While waiting to board JL 7 on Friday at E10, I surveyed the rather congested landscape ‘back there’ and wondered how things would look two to three years down the road. Where would UPS go? Also, I watched as the BA A380 deftly maneuvered itself between our 789 and all those biz jets. What a tight s...

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Nice to get a ‘vanity plate’ flight number on the Rome service.

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 459
Views: 56542

Re: Philadelphia Aviation Thread - 2019

phlsfo wrote:
QR713 DOH-IAH diverted to PHL due to flooding at IAH and DFW having no available space. A350-1000 A7-ANG. Hopefully continuing to IAH today based on condition of the airport.


That's pretty funny...an airport the size of DFW not having any available space. :lol:

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 285
Views: 57087

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Has Pease (New Hampshire) seen any additional frames aside from the two they got in August?

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Can someone who's been to both compare Edinburgh and Glasgow? It's only 50 miles between them, so is Delta probably NOT going to serve Glasgow because they're already in Edinburgh? Maybe it has to do with incentives?

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 280
Views: 42653

Re: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG

I know there are reasons for this (availability of suitable planes chief among them, plus governmental approvals & slots), but I do wish DL's international aspirations from Boston included flights to some Asian cities.

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 280
Views: 42653

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

So the CEO actually DID come just to announce two new routes :lol:

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Compare DL in BOS with AA in PHL
Replies: 23
Views: 2660

Compare DL in BOS with AA in PHL

I was wondering what the general consensus is when looking at what AA is doing in PHL versus what DL is doing in BOS. Is this an ‘apples to apples’ comparison? Obviously AA has a head start, but DL is really growing their BOS operation rapidly.

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 280
Views: 42653

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

Even if unlikely, DL having its own international clearance is the kind of one-upsmanship B6 can’t match.

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by ChrisNH38
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 280
Views: 42653

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

Capital & infrastructure plans will draw a CEO out to a station; announcement of two new routes (by itself) won’t.

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by ChrisNH38
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 280
Views: 42653

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

If the rumor is true then I think DL will definitely be announcing some new routes. I don't see why Bastian would come all the way to BOS just to announce that DL has 5 more gates now. When's the last time DL sent its CEO to a market to announce new service? It wasn't last month when DL announced n...

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is BA's announcement for North America expansion in 2020?
Replies: 12
Views: 3920

Re: Where is BA's announcement for North America expansion in 2020?

In all seriousness I wonder if they’d cut BOS to three, give one to AA, and put the A380 year-round on the route to go with a pair of 747s. I know AA is invested in PHL, but a 787 could work for them BOS-LHR I think.

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by ChrisNH38
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Boston is growing its own tentacles to places around the world via foreign flag carriers that the need to ‘connect’ anywhere is lessening with each passing year.

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by ChrisNH38
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 88
Views: 7929

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

DL 8898 (757) brought Kansas from Topeka to Bedford, Mass. The plane, which I thought would simply go the 5 minutes to Boston to serve some flight from there, instead flew all the way to LAX.

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I grew up in an age where there were the ‘Big Three’ and then everybody else. The Big Three being TW, UA, and AA. They were ‘network’ carriers and all the others, for the most part, were more ‘regional’ in reach. So I’m one of those who now sees sort of ‘weakened’ AA and UA (as far as BOS goes) and ...

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I think AA had this mindset that BOS was too close to JFK, and ‘us people’ could connect to the ROW from there. This, after B6 said, “Uh, NOPE. Boston is its own market, and a strong and balanced one at that.”

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

The telling thing is that the sum of the AA+US parts shrank in Boston once they got together. Like, 2+1=0.75.

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/20 ... ton-logan/
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I’m not here to validate this thesis, but FORBES is asking whether AA let Boston ‘Get away from them.’

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/20 ... ton-logan/

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by ChrisNH38
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coffee Spill Forced A330 Diversion
Replies: 67
Views: 11768

Re: Coffee Spill Forced A330 Diversion

Fate is the Hunter, for movie buffs.

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by ChrisNH38
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

snaiks wrote:
Hey guys do u know why/when is LH downgrading their 748 to 744? I wanted to fly their 748 but looks like it will be a 744

Thanks in advance


The -400 comes back in late October, heralding the ‘end’ of summer for airlines. The second Daily goes away, too. Same with BA and their A380.

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by ChrisNH38
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

It appears as though CX is standing firm at BOS in the face of cuts elsewhere. Of note, both JFK and IAD are seeing draw-downs while BOS stands pat through the winter.

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2156
Views: 275452

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Do most people believe that AMS is adequately served by the DL/KLM mix already in place or can the market take more? In other words, could KL go daily in 2020?

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 875
Views: 121193

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Up here in the New Hampshire region, we have two upcoming Amazon facilities...one in Andover (MA) and the second in Hooksett (NH). Both are probably 20 minutes from MHT, which would seem to make a good airport for them to fly to.

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA9154 diversion into OAK (Sept 8)
Replies: 20
Views: 4702

Re: BA9154 diversion into OAK just now

The morning Boston-Heathrow flight (238) went today (777 G-YMMP), probably one of the only ones in the air. I wonder is the pilots are going to be seen as 'scabs' upon touchdown this evening.

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 132
Views: 19471

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

BA just kept a couple of their A380s stateside instead of sending them back. The Boston inbound went to Dulles; the SFO inbound went to Oakland.

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