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by NickolayAv
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

According to their wiki page it says BOS is a destination for BR Cargo. Did they ever serve BOS? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/EVA_Air_destinations The source given for them serving Boston seems questionable at best. What it most likely means is that you can book cargo through EVA directly and wi...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 8772

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

KEF is a unique hub, not out of the way, how much expansion would be possible? Know a few people that have done the Iceland stayovers, seems like a huge win for Iceland economy. Doing a stayover is amazing, but Keflavik is having some trouble, the line for customs was horrendous when I landed and n...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Thanks for all the information VS4ever South America (no prior, 93.9% loads) Glad to see the load factors high up for this one especially with the expansion coming next year. BOS-DXB - 93.6% I wonder how much higher it needs to get to return to 2 daily or 1 A380 BOS-IST - 89.2% BOS-DOH - 89.5% Polit...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

FGITD wrote:
Word is that the azores 321 will not be coming tomorrow. Not sure of the reason.

Will the A310 return?

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 8772

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

KEF is a unique hub, not out of the way, how much expansion would be possible? Know a few people that have done the Iceland stayovers, seems like a huge win for Iceland economy. Doing a stayover is amazing, but Keflavik is having some trouble, the line for customs was horrendous when I landed and n...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 8772

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

KEF is a unique hub, not out of the way, how much expansion would be possible? Know a few people that have done the Iceland stayovers, seems like a huge win for Iceland economy. Doing a stayover is amazing, but Keflavik is having some trouble, the line for customs was horrendous when I landed and n...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH DEN-MUC Switching to A350-900
Replies: 28
Views: 6033

Re: LH DEN-MUC Switching to A350-900

Damn! I was actually hoping to fly the A346. Ah well. Yeah, LH's A346 are amazing. Unfortunately they don't fly to BOS anymore. :( I wouldn't be surprised. Honestly, any MUC route is fair game. BOS and DEN have the A350, LAX and SFO have the A380, my guesses would be ORD, CLT, and MIA for future A3...

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Any news if or when EK will fly the A380 to BOS? I don't think they have mentioned putting a regular A380 to BOS. I would love to see it happen, but I think passenger numbers need to raise a little more before they bring the A380 here. I found its old style cushy seats far more comfortable than any...

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Today is the last S4 A310 flight from BOS, going to miss seeing such an old plane.

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Interesting article in the Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/01/10/amazon-seeks-big-new-office-space-city/kMktDIWuDCg8ibG4Accc9H/story.html While the 2nd HQ Amazon headquarters speculation continues, possible that AMZN is gradually building this up? I can see that happening. I would l...

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 8772

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

Slightly unrelated, but is it known when FI will get their 787? I wonder what routes they will use it on?

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BOS 15l-33r
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: BOS 15l-33r

Small turboprops use it, mostly Cape Air and Pen Air.

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by NickolayAv
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore
Replies: 63
Views: 6550

Re: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore

stlgph wrote:
Looks to be flown with the 757. Icelandair definitely doesn't joke around in the summer when it comes to fleet utilization.

And yet in some airports, they will have their planes sitting for 20 or so hours.

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by NickolayAv
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I would like to see OPO-BOS. TP might do it seasonally with an A321. They already fly to EWR and UA is introducing IAD-OPO. I'm not sure that would be a great idea for TAP. 1) TAP only flies to Boston 5 times a week so there isn't enough demand from Boston to Lisbon to go daily on this flight. I th...

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by NickolayAv
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Just came across this article from 2015 stating BR was considering launching BOS in 2017. Wonder if maybe it was delayed until the 789's arrive? https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/eva-air-plans-more-long-haul-destinations-while-growing-short-haul-and-consolidating-with-uni-air-258894 I...

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by NickolayAv
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

BOS layout stinks for a hub airline. It is made for decent sized operations from many carriers. It is not meant for a hub airline, sadly. Terminal A is already almost at capacity. Every time I am in there the place is a zoo and check-in and security are flooded with people. When WN moves out, ya th...

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by NickolayAv
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Planespotting in the Northeast
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: Planespotting in the Northeast

I'm currently in the process of moving to Manchester, NH. I'll be close to MHT, BOS, LGA, JFK.... Any planespotting groups in the area? Recommendations on good locations? Boston is a pretty short drive away and has a large variety of planes landing there both in the sense of airlines and types of p...

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by NickolayAv
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

About the TACV route that will start on 1/19 it arrives on Friday and departs on Monday, is there any further information of where it will go during the downtime between those two dates?

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX
Replies: 133
Views: 15996

Re: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX

I can't see this increased frequency on FI to JFK and IAD on their website. BOS seems to be 3x daily on most days. Does that mean they'll return to B757 because currently they fly a daily B767? I just looked at various dates in May, June, July and August and all show 2x 757, 1x 767. Interesting tha...

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 247148

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

It's a good point, and I know massport is pretty much perpetually looking into how they can expand. Problem is the footprint of the airport. There's really no where to go. The only "open" space is North cargo, which is usually full of parked terminal E aircraft during daytime, or the dome...

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

BOS layout stinks for a hub airline. It is made for decent sized operations from many carriers. It is not meant for a hub airline, sadly. Terminal A is already almost at capacity. Every time I am in there the place is a zoo and check-in and security are flooded with people. When WN moves out, ya th...

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX
Replies: 133
Views: 15996

Re: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX

hvusslax wrote:
I can't see this increased frequency on FI to JFK and IAD on their website. BOS seems to be 3x daily on most days.

Does that mean they'll return to B757 because currently they fly a daily B767?

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

They are greatly handicapped not only by the size of their terminal facility which can't really handle widebodies conveniently, but also by the lack of CBP which limits greatly the amount of international flights that they can have. However, with the addition of 100 A321NEO's I fully expect to see ...

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 542
Views: 44186

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (3rd)

Posible new routes SAL-CTG, SAL-BOS and SAL-MCO Juanchito Are these your guesses or has AV stated they are looking at these? Thanks! On board magazine from Avianca for the month of January 2018 BOS and MCO from SAL, more routes from BOG and LIM also http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180105/411b6847...

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by NickolayAv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

The SEA-HKG flight is going from an A330-200 to a 777-200ER. With all of the existing Asian traffic at BOS, is there still enough of a market for a DL 777 on the BOS-HKG route? Yes, there is a lot of traffic for BOS-HKG, but two B777 flights from both CX and DL is definitely way overkill for the am...

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by NickolayAv
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

Seoul on a Korean 789 with the JV seems highly likely. As for Europe, maybe 757s to Brussels and Berlin(seasonal)? Milan might be a bit adventurous but historically it was a larger market than Boston-Lisbon. Frankfurt could also be a large enough market for Delta and Lufthansa to coexist. I do agre...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of EK
Replies: 48
Views: 10716

Re: The Future of EK

DJ's Aviation on YouTube made a great video about the future of Emirates.

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

That is exactly why Delta is adding those routes right now. Do you want to know why Delta wants to be the global airline in BOS? Because they don't want to give jetBlue the opportunity to become that global airline. jetBlue flying TATL (which is an eventuality, just like southwest flying internatio...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

That is exactly why Delta is adding those routes right now. Do you want to know why Delta wants to be the global airline in BOS? Because they don't want to give jetBlue the opportunity to become that global airline. jetBlue flying TATL (which is an eventuality, just like southwest flying internatio...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG wins Monarch slots at Gatwick
Replies: 70
Views: 25121

Re: IAG wins Monarch slots at Gatwick

Cunard wrote:
British Airways also fly from LGW to JFK so not to dissimilar to BOS.

The only difference is in the MUCH larger market from New York to London than Boston-London

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

That is exactly why Delta is adding those routes right now. Do you want to know why Delta wants to be the global airline in BOS? Because they don't want to give jetBlue the opportunity to become that global airline. jetBlue flying TATL (which is an eventuality, just like southwest flying internatio...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 32194

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

LH from Munich just landed in BOS

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 32194

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

Looks like TAP207 OPO-EWR just tried to land at EWR and did a missed approach. Behind it are WOW from KEF and El Al from TLV that was originally destined for JFK. '902 WOW got in. El Al declared a missed approach. TAP is heading to DC. EC3 is attempting now. EC3 landed. Conditions must be extremely...

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

IMO Delta won't be able to expand internationally in Boston. They missed their opportunity. The last 4 years have seen Boston gain a ton of international carriers, there aren't that many destinations right now that would have sufficient demand and not be served by some airline by this point and wou...

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by NickolayAv
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 14664

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

IMO Delta won't be able to expand internationally in Boston. They missed their opportunity. The last 4 years have seen Boston gain a ton of international carriers, there aren't that many destinations right now that would have sufficient demand and not be served by some airline by this point and woul...

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by NickolayAv
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 134523

Re: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2018

Is it known which routes TAP will introduce the NEO in the beginning?

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by NickolayAv
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels: Why such a big chaos with so little snow
Replies: 44
Views: 9297

Re: Brussels: Why such a big chaos with so little snow

KLDC10 wrote:
Someone mentioned Boston earlier in the thread - I would have to agree that the operation at Logan is admirable.

Boston is expected to receive a lot of snow tomorrow, up to 1 foot of snow. Going to be interesting to see how Logan will deal with it.

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by NickolayAv
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.
Replies: 65
Views: 11239

Re: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.

In the summer Swiss brought them to BOS

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by NickolayAv
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia first A350 destinations?
Replies: 93
Views: 17003

Re: Iberia first A350 destinations?

marcoantona wrote:
During the announcement of IB's addiotional frequencies to EZE they said JFK and BOS would be the first routes.
For EZE and SCL they said they would wait for more frames to come in.

Do you know if this will result in frequency being decreased because it is a larger aircraft?

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by NickolayAv
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ght=BOSton
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Will this be the first regularly scheduled service on a 737 MAX for Boston?
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ght=BOSton

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by NickolayAv
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 16094

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

I believe VRs lone 757 has finally bit the dust and icelandair is taking over the flying which forced the move back to BOS. They changed the days of flying (Monday from BOS and a Friday to BOS) and times (daytime flight) with 2 weeks notice, meaning they must have had a serious aircraft problem. Th...

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by NickolayAv
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 stats
Replies: 30
Views: 1750

Re: Your 2017 stats

What do you use to make these maps?

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by NickolayAv
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/c ... uebec-city
Is there a chance that Porter will leave Terminal E because of this?
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http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/c ... uebec-city
Is there a chance that Porter will leave Terminal E because of this?

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by NickolayAv
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Could Boston see a flight to Cuba? https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/american-and-jetblue-seek-extra-havana-flights-444037/ http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2017/12/09/us-airlines-want-to-add-more-flights-to-cuba/ http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf100/186.pdf http://www.bostonherald.com/bu...

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by NickolayAv
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scandinavian in Boston
Replies: 8
Views: 1899

Re: Scandinavian in Boston

I believe they reduced frequency because of the plane change. Currently, they fly 3 flights a week.

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by NickolayAv
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Actually you should be asking the opposite question. BOS-DOH was always slated to be a 359, however they changed it for Oct and Nov to the 788, which we believe was a fleet management issue. Actually glad to see the 359 back. I'm pretty sure they changed it because of the route changes because of t...

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by NickolayAv
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Is there any reason why QR has been sending the A359 to Bos instead of the B788? Actually you should be asking the opposite question. BOS-DOH was always slated to be a 359, however they changed it for Oct and Nov to the 788, which we believe was a fleet management issue. Actually glad to see the 35...

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by NickolayAv
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Is there any reason why QR has been sending the A359 to Bos instead of the B788?

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by NickolayAv
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Does anyone know if 15L/33R the really short runway is in use at all?

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by NickolayAv
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 181681

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

FGITD wrote:
Bus use already happens in the summer. Massport has their own way of determining who buses, which is fairly straightforward. Without divulging too much of massports methods, it's safe to say you'll very rarely see certain airlines bus.


What airlines use buses?

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