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by maximairways
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 88709

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

According to this article Norwegian and Icelandair are now TSA Pre carriers. Interestingly the list of approved airports includes BDL. Every other airport on that list, other than SJU and STX are currently served by one of those two carriers. Could Norwegian be planning to return, or Icelandair pla...

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by maximairways
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 88709

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

According to this article Norwegian and Icelandair are now TSA Pre carriers. Interestingly the list of approved airports includes BDL. Every other airport on that list, other than SJU and STX are currently served by one of those two carriers. Could Norwegian be planning to return, or Icelandair plan...

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by maximairways
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 97278

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

For a period of time rather recently WN dropped PHL-FLL to seasonal then it added back year round and might have even upped capacity a bit. So B6 might have had WN on the ropes, but it wasn't enough to push them out. Now NK is up to 2-3 daily so they are digging in their heels. B6 plans to drop PHL...

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by maximairways
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 69895

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

BDL would have AS already if LAX and SFO were accounted for, BDL-SEA certainly seems ripe in the 5 year window especially given aerospace ties (heck CHS has it). PVD-LAX/SFO is ripe from the perspective that they arent a big player and PVD hemorrhages pax to BOS for west coast flying, I could see e...

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by maximairways
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 69895

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

BDL seems like another East coast destination that's ripe for AS.

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by maximairways
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 69895

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Would love to see them finally enter Ohio. Aren't they starting SEA-CMH this fall? This is an older thread. That poster made that comment well before SEA-CMH was announced. Clearly he got his wish. I'm also a little surprised that SEA-COS hasn't come back yet. Seems like a good market for an E-175....

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by maximairways
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 222969

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

It was an Atlas Air B747-400 (N322SG). It flew LAX-BUF yesterday to drop the LA Chargers off in Buffalo then ferried to PIT empty late last night. No idea why it stopped by. http://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/N322SG I think they parked it here since I don't think buffalo has room for a 747 ...

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by maximairways
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 88709

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

Aer Lingus commits another 4 years to BDL: http://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/20180913/NEWS01/180919954 The governor's release also confirms they will move to an A321neoLR eventually. https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/Press-Room/Press-Releases/2018/09-2018/Gov-Malloy-Announces-Aer-L...

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by maximairways
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: LH to start FRA-BDL?
Replies: 62
Views: 10158

Re: Rumor: LH to start FRA-BDL?

There is quite a bit of PW and UTC traffic to Germany and Poland.

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by maximairways
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 31108

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

There really aren't many US cities left that could support mainland Europe Flights, that don't have the now. STL, CLE, CMH, BDL, SAT come to mind Dark horses could be MCI, RNO (like the holiday charter that was going to start there a few years ago), SMF, ONT. MEM seems less likely to get it back si...

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by maximairways
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 61277

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

Looks like BUF-DEN is extended to year round.
RDU ends 11/14
AUS ends 11/12
MCO goes from 4x weekly to daily A321 on 11/15
TPA end 8/9 returns 11/16
RSW starts back 11/15
JAX ends 11/12

MIA doesn't return

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by maximairways
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 14089

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

enilria wrote:
*AA MIA-BUF JAN 0>1.0 FEB 0>1.0 MAR 0>1.0


Seasonal add, hopefully it can eventually go year round.

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by maximairways
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 354
Views: 51440

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

WeatherPilot wrote:
Was just thinking the A220 would serve B6's BUF-LAX route really well.


That route is actually doing pretty well now. The winter maybe when its cut down to 5x weekly.

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by maximairways
Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals
Replies: 313
Views: 48453

Re: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals

Engines.To gear or not to gear,that is the question for GE .I would imagine that by now they have 100% clarity on the sfc between the two engines on Airbus A320 - or A321NEO if one wanted the closest thrust AFC comparison to what would be the mom engine thrust. If there was a marked difference then...

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by maximairways
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 23933

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

3x Saturdays only BUF-RSW seems like an increase from years past, I wonder if it's an attack on F9.

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by maximairways
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 23933

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

WN gutted New England pretty well and surprisingly (or maybe not so much), pretty heavily at BOS. PVD/BDL/MHT all have record low BWI at 4-5x for Jan/Feb (PVD has 4x but keeps 2x DCA) BDL-LAS still not shown as resuming BDL-STL dropped (perhaps seasonal?) BOS-MDW and ATL down to a mere 2x BOS-CMH/I...

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by maximairways
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no JFK/LGA-BDL service?
Replies: 62
Views: 5552

Re: Why no JFK/LGA-BDL service?

The problem with rail is it requires 2 transfers generally. Driving from the Hartford area to the NYC airports is generally awful too with traffic, making it a 3+ hour drive. Not to mention parking around the NYC airports being exorbitantly expensive. I've taken BDL-EWR several times on an A320 and ...

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by maximairways
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no JFK/LGA-BDL service?
Replies: 62
Views: 5552

Re: Why no JFK/LGA-BDL service?

The problem with rail is it requires 2 transfers generally. Driving from the Hartford area to the NYC airports is generally awful too with traffic, making it a 3+ hour drive. Not to mention parking around the NYC airports being exorbitantly expensive. I've taken BDL-EWR several times on an A320 and ...

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by maximairways
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

BUF - 1967, part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUHLnhg7xtU BUF - 1967, part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmFUxzzHlPg Those are awesome, and how I wish a plane the size of a 707 would fly into any upstate NY city today. It is also cool to see that transitional time in the 60's when DC-7's a...

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by maximairways
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 67550

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

A few Fall/winter additions were announced today LGA-CHS starts 8/25 LGA-SAV starts 8/25 DFW-DRT starts 11/14 DFW-SRQ starts 12/19 DFW-BUF starts 12/19 DFW-ILM starts 12/19 MIA-TYS starts 12/19 MIA- GSP starts 12/19 MIA-IAD. Ends Dec 19 About time AA flew DFW-BUF! I'm surprised MIA-BUF wasn't added...

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by maximairways
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 39410

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

Corpsnerd09 wrote:
OneAA wrote:
dfdubflyer wrote:
DFW quickly putting those new gates to use with flights to Del Rio and Buffalo!

Del Rio, Buffalo, Sarasota and Wilmington, NC (which will go daily / year round).


DRT = E140 x2
SRQ = CR7 (seasonal)
ILM = CR9 upgraded from Sat only
BUF = 319, Daily


Where was this announced?

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by maximairways
Sat May 12, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 15835

Re: Rumor: UA cutting EWR-BDL/BWI/DSM and while expanding domestic service

That would suck, I love connecting in EWR from BDL.

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by maximairways
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines 2017 Total Load Factors
Replies: 23
Views: 3286

Re: Frontier Airlines 2017 Total Load Factors

BUF was only about 2 weeks worth of flights, but that still very solid for December. Makes sense why RSW was almost immediately upgauged to an A321.

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by maximairways
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

To be clear its a 737-800, not a 737-8 (max).

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by maximairways
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 88709

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

February 2018 Bradley International Airport Passengers- Total Passengers- International by Airline February 2018- February 2018 total International- 7,545 Air Canada- 3,444 Aer Lingus- 2,105 Delta (CUN flight)- 1,219 Norwegian- 777 Does that equate to a 25% load for DY? (2x weekly?) ouch What was t...

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by maximairways
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

UA has recently added (seasonal) flights from BDL to SFO/IAH and DEN year round. Being a fairly similar market, i'd caution that its possible to see UA add these cities to Buf. If I’m correct, BDL-IAH is shown on the chopping block. They couldn’t even sustain E175 service on the route, which is inc...

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by maximairways
Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

UA has recently added (seasonal) flights from BDL to SFO/IAH and DEN year round. Being a fairly similar market, i'd caution that its possible to see UA add these cities to Buf.

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by maximairways
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

JerseyMike wrote:
I'm surprised Chicago is not on this list, or am I missing it...


Ooops you're right, forgot to add that back into the list.
Edited my original post to include ORD/MDW.

Caveat also in that list, RDU service hasn't started yet and neither has DEN.

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by maximairways
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

I pulled the OD market data for 17Q3 from BUF, here are the top 20 markets from Buffalo for PDEW. Served , Seasonal , Unserved . ⋅  JFK/LGA/EWR: 982 ⋅  MCO: 502 ⋅  BOS: 353 ⋅  ORD/MDW: 344 ⋅  IAD/BWI/DCA: 309 ⋅  LAX /LGB/ONT/SNA/BUR: 304 &s...

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by maximairways
Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

This route has just always had a question mark next to it for me. The loads from what I’ve heard have always been fairly decent, but with the fares being what they are, I just cannot understand how a profit is being made on it. If memory serves me the incentives run out this year (I could be wrong ...

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by maximairways
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 103115

Re: Hawaiian Airlines A330neo's?

And Currently, both A321neos are grounded due to the PW Engine issue which probably makes Hawaiian very frustrated with Airbus currently. Yeah, you're right! :silly: Hawaiian is as frustrated with Airbus as Virgin Atlantic & Air New Zealand are frustrated with Boeing due to the 787 engine probl...

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by maximairways
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 67402

Re: What's Going On In Rochester, NY (ROC) 2018

Starting in July one of the daily BUF-PHL is mainline on an ERJ-190.

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by maximairways
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 67550

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

AA could add DFW-BUF nonstop service, since BUF is one of the top destinations traveled to from DFW that does not have any nonstop service from either DFW or DAL. In Q2 2017, there was an average of 160 passengers per day who traveled between DFW and BUF and an average of 79 passengers per day who ...

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by maximairways
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 delivery problems force HA flight cancellations
Replies: 65
Views: 9978

Re: Trouble in Paradise: HA cancels A321 flights due to PW engine problems

Misleading title, the cancellations aren't because of technical issue with their aircraft. Rather Airbus/PW aren't delivering new aircraft/engines currently. I don’t think it’s misleading because there was a picture of an A321 missing it’s engines. From the article "The carrier cited delays in...

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by maximairways
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 delivery problems force HA flight cancellations
Replies: 65
Views: 9978

Re: Trouble in Paradise: HA cancels A321 flights due to PW engine problems

Misleading title, the cancellations aren't because of technical issue with their aircraft. Rather Airbus/PW aren't delivering new aircraft/engines currently.

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by maximairways
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 185
Views: 19816

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

http://buffalonews.com/2018/02/08/front ... o-airport/
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Frontier's service at Buffalo seems to be off to a good start with 94% LF, and pending up-gauges to A321.

http://buffalonews.com/2018/02/08/front ... o-airport/

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by maximairways
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 185
Views: 19816

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

Anyone see anything for SAT? SAT - Raleigh/Durham nonstop. Ha, ha. Austin-Buffalo. That's got to be an early candidate for the most ridiculous route of the year (if there were such a distinction). Does Houston even have nonstops to Buffalo (or Providence)? Connecting a fast growing focus city, with...

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by maximairways
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 185
Views: 19816

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

I see BUF-RDU.

EDIT: BUF-AUS too.

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by maximairways
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738 Routes from CLT
Replies: 28
Views: 3557

Re: AA 738 Routes from CLT

BUF is also going to see the 738. First time an AA 738 will be scheduled.

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by maximairways
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 398
Views: 47560

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

There are no incentives, NY doesn't offer incentives. Also, its 5x weekly through April before returning to daily in June. The airport director noted in the past that bookings are inline with expectations. Not quite sure why you think there are no incentives. The NFTA has very competitive incentive...

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by maximairways
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 398
Views: 47560

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

MANY airline people didnt think that BUF - LA would succeed as a non hub route and it has produced above and beyond expectations! Says Who? All the intel I have points to BUF-LAX being one of B6's worst performing routes. It already been cut to 4x weekly and is still almost always one of B6's cyber...

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by maximairways
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nearby City Pairs With No Flights
Replies: 61
Views: 4575

Re: Nearby City Pairs With No Flights

BDL-JFK/LGA/BOS

Meaning you can't fly jetBlue to anywhere west for the most part. And transatlantic requires backtracking.

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by maximairways
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?
Replies: 88
Views: 12703

Re: Rumor of new DY 737 TATL routes?

Norwegian did just purchase 28x weekly slots at LGW. Maybe PVD, BDL, possibly even BUF see LGW service.

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by maximairways
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet Looking to Start BUF-ALB
Replies: 37
Views: 4334

OneJet Looking to Start BUF-ALB

http://buffalonews.com/2017/11/18/buffa ... the-wings/
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OneJet confirmed it is currently doing due diligence to start BUF-ALB service.

http://buffalonews.com/2017/11/18/buffa ... the-wings/

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by maximairways
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What point-to-point major U.S. airline routes can you think of?
Replies: 34
Views: 4169

Re: What point-to-point major U.S. airline routes can you think of?

BUF-LAX on B6, though it is possible to connect in BUF if traveling from BOS or JFK.

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by maximairways
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?
Replies: 94
Views: 11342

Re: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?

I would be quick to draw similarities between BUF and BDL, since they are similar sized metros and have a huge population within a two hour drive. However, Connecticut is subsidizing the BDL flight, and NY doesn't do the same.

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by maximairways
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airports in the U.S. served by WN still haven't got the MAX 8 yet?
Replies: 39
Views: 3997

Re: What airports in the U.S. served by WN still haven't got the MAX 8 yet?

CairnterriAIR wrote:
None yet to BDL, though Norwegian flies the MAX here.


There was a BDL-TPA MAX flight the other day.

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