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by tomaheath
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

For MHT to say a positive. I would think a shift to IAD is a win for most flyers. EWR is much worse on delays in winter and all year really. IAD is the better place to connect for most people more of the time. Does the fact that the CRJ700 has a first class cabin help with the yields verse the EWR ...

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by tomaheath
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

I see that BGR is losing its flights to JFK at the end of November which leaves Delta and AA only to LGA and UA to EWR, which now MHT is dropping EWR for IAD which leaves no service to the NYC metro area. I would hate to be a business located in Manchester that has business in NYC...now they have t...

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by tomaheath
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

Delta fly to LGA from Manchester.

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by tomaheath
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Train Trip Report: Amtrak Empire Builder CHI-MSP (no pics)
Replies: 7
Views: 6999

Re: Train Trip Report: Amtrak Empire Builder CHI-MSP (no pics)

I’m actually thinking of taking this train to SEA then flying home. I was planning of the roomette as well. Interesting that you brought up sitting with strangers in the dining car I to am rather antisocial so I’m a little worried about that.

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by tomaheath
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 7118

Re: Hurricane Micheal

http://www.fosters.com/news/20181010/f1 ... ne-michael
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Going to have some visitors here in New Hampshire.
http://www.fosters.com/news/20181010/f1 ... ne-michael

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by tomaheath
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation fan killed by drunk driver
Replies: 8
Views: 2551

Re: A thread you should probably read...

Very sad. Thanks for sharing this.

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by tomaheath
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 717 Being Scrapped
Replies: 42
Views: 17689

Re: First 717 Being Scrapped

Thank you for the info.

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by tomaheath
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 717 Being Scrapped
Replies: 42
Views: 17689

Re: First 717 Being Scrapped

Parton my ignorance but don’t a lot of the airframe parts and engines need paperwork for last maintenance and hours flown?

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by tomaheath
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 6080

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

When was the last time the first 747 was in the sky’s.

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by tomaheath
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAS trip.
Replies: 12
Views: 1056

Re: LAS trip.

Is there any decent viewing at Mojave or Victorville from public areas?

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by tomaheath
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 16050

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

xjetflyer2001 wrote:
I'll be visiting there in 2 weeks, also getting a reservation for the boneyard tour at Davis Monthan, can't wait.

It’s awesome. Check out the Titian Missile silo too.

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by tomaheath
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 16050

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

mga707 wrote:
777PHX wrote:

Pima is one of the best aviation museums in the world. The 777 and the 787 are the tip of the iceberg in terms of exhibits.


As a longtime PASM member, I thank you for the compliment.

I agree place is fantastic! As is the Titian missile silo and the boneyard tour.

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by tomaheath
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 16050

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

That’s great to hear! Went to Pima last November great museum. Now I’ll definitely have to go back. How does PIMA compare to Udvar-Hazy? Udvar-Hazy takes the cake, but Pima has some good stuff like being able to walk in the DC4 Air Force One that JFK used and cool things like that. Theres also A10s...

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by tomaheath
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 16050

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

That’s great to hear! Went to Pima last November great museum. Now I’ll definitely have to go back.

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by tomaheath
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest increasing boarding fees
Replies: 27
Views: 3746

Re: Southwest increasing boarding fees

I agree that the boarding process seems to work well. A lot of times people already sitting down will tell me I can sit in “there” row.

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by tomaheath
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757's with no Winglets
Replies: 34
Views: 9134

Re: Delta 757's with no Winglets

I took N679DN from ATL to PNS a couple years ago. Has no winglets still flying at 26 years old. Looks like it does mostly short hops from ATL. It was interesting watching the crew try a do a beverage service on such a short flight.

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by tomaheath
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

New director starts October 1st. He did mention that Manchester’s fees were high for its size. He definitely wants to lower those fees.

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by tomaheath
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

aaflyer777 wrote:
I'm still crossing my fingers F9 decides to start MHT, its the type of airport they like to fly to and there's definitely a market for them to fill

The new director mentioned that Manchester’s cost was a little high for its size. Maybe he’ll be able to lower costs some to help get some new service.

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by tomaheath
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

Rainy days make the mind wonder sometimes. With AA seeming to be the only airline right now somewhat interested in Manchester would a flight to PHX or DFW work? As mentioned before it would be nice to have a Midwest flight out of the snow belt. How did Southwest do on the PHX route back when they la...

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by tomaheath
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

A local Manchester New station contacted WN. WN mentioned that they were happy for Manchester and that cargo was up 60%.

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by tomaheath
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

With UA ORD flight from MHT axed (hopefully not for too long) why would WN go less than daily to MDW? I would of thought the Southwest would of seen a opportunity to add a flight or larger aircraft but they did the complete opposite by reducing flight and no flight at all on Sundays. I call it the ...

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by tomaheath
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

With UA ORD flight from MHT axed (hopefully not for too long) why would WN go less than daily to MDW? I would of thought the Southwest would of seen a opportunity to add a flight or larger aircraft but they did the complete opposite by reducing flight and no flight at all on Sundays.

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by tomaheath
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

On October 13 I am scheduled to fly from Fort Myers to Manchester on DL. My booking was RSW-LGA-MHT. But I have discovered that they've switched me to RSW-ATL-MHT, and the ATL-MHT leg is shown as a 737-700. But I'm hearing from someone on our FB spotters page that it may actually end up being a 737...

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by tomaheath
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming WN schedule extension on 8/30
Replies: 177
Views: 17389

Re: Upcoming WN schedule extension on 8/30

jwvw89 wrote:
barney captain wrote:
Click on user name - add foe. Posts now hidden.


God bless you! I had no idea this existed

Thank you!

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by tomaheath
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

Greyhound goes from MHT to So station in Boston. $17 one way. 6AM, 4PM and 6PM.

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by tomaheath
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

I’d like to see “Boston” go as well from the name. Just try and do it in a way to not spends all kinds of money changing signage wall coverings etc. keep the same logo and everything just as renovations happen just change it to “Manchester airport”.

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by tomaheath
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAS trip.
Replies: 12
Views: 1056

Re: LAS trip.

Thanks for the advice everyone. A family member told me that Death Valley wasn’t that great I’m glade to here otherwise. I was hoping to get to Fremont Street. Any suggestions on parking for the strip? I was thinking the MGM garage on Tropicana ave looks like an easy in and out.

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by tomaheath
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAS trip.
Replies: 12
Views: 1056

LAS trip.

I’ve gotten good ideas here in the past about planing up coming trips so I’ll give it a try again. Heading to LAS for the first time at the end of September for three and a half days. I arrive around 1 pm on the first day I was planning on visiting the strip on this day. I had a day trip to Death Va...

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by tomaheath
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

Not to be overly pessimistic about MHT, but what are the odds of UA pulling out entirely? In 2 weeks UA's presence at Manchester will be just 2-3x daily to EWR with ERJ-145s. That's a "token" presence if I've ever seen one. I think the chances are good. I’d never go through EWR to get any...

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by tomaheath
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

Has anyone seen the recently published magazine on BGR airport? The company I work for published that magazine lots of great photos and information in it.

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by tomaheath
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

http://www.unionleader.com/business/man ... s-20180813
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I don’t think you can blame just bad weather in Manchester it’s been the whole east coast for the past month it seems.
Link to article.
http://www.unionleader.com/business/man ... s-20180813

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by tomaheath
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 78444

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

I thought that I heard that the new deliveries were wired for ovens?

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by tomaheath
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

I know of some airports that struggle because the businesses are publicly traded or have government contracts and are not able to provide financial support. A.net tends to have blinders on for airports and only thinks in terms of passenger service. In my opinion, MHT has a greater chance of being t...

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by tomaheath
Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air bends a 767
Replies: 130
Views: 43566

Re: Atlas Air bends a 767

I’m at PSM now. Seems to be a little activity around it now. Seems to have power lights are on. Couldn’t get to close so I couldn’t see any damage I may come back with binoculars maybe I’ll be able to see something.

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by tomaheath
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 309
Views: 64627

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

Are there a photos of the 10,000th door jam decal?

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft types without any preserved examples
Replies: 45
Views: 3403

Re: Aircraft types without any preserved examples

L-1011?

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

I looked at tomorrow’s ORD flights from Manchester 16,12 and 32 empty seats on a CRJ200 at $418 one way.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

I know I’m the minority but I definitely prefer to fly from Manchester.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

This September UA pulls the plug on ORD flights out of Manchester.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airline crews still funny?
Replies: 39
Views: 4730

Re: Southwest Airline crews still funny?

We also had to “blow out the candles” on one of my last WN flights. The other 3 legs of that trip were great cabin and airport were were great. This was last November.

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by tomaheath
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?
Replies: 111
Views: 18189

Re: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?

MHT has 2 E190s to Philadelphia now.

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by tomaheath
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247293

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

In the WN thread someone posted that BOS is getting “hammered”. I was just curious what the history of WN at BOS is as far as amount of daily flights beginning high point and now. I would imagine that with the added get when they go to “B” they’ll be able to expand more.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 78444

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/04/southwest-expects-revenue-decline-following-.html "Southwest Airlines preps for revenue drop after fatal accident, scales back growth" "Southwest also warned that it is trimming its growth plans this year because of a surge in fuel prices, increasing c...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

https://www.flymanchester.com/wp-conten ... l-2018.pdf
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Manchester’s April numbers are out. Finally some positive numbers.
https://www.flymanchester.com/wp-conten ... l-2018.pdf

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by tomaheath
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

Years ago as an acknowledged MHT 'fan boy,' I lamented the precipitous fall-off after 2005. But nowadays I really don't care much because dealing with Logan is acceptable for me. The PreFlight parking is good (my company pays) and the bus from Tyngsboro is quite good unless you have a REAL early de...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint
Replies: 48
Views: 4911

Re: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint

I work at a magazine publisher and sometimes the paper dust in the HVAC units will set off the fire alarms. We make a big deal about this shut down the presses/and equipment and immediately exit the building. I feel the pilots did the correct thing on landing immediately the person could of put hot ...

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by tomaheath
Sun May 27, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 1004
Views: 87089

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

I’ve been told that any delays or cancellations do to the weather the pax is responsible to getting themselves to a alternate airport mechanical the airline pays for transportation and or lodging.

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