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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines' Growth In BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 9761

Re: American Airlines' Growth In BOS

awfully silly to say this is "in AA's DNA" when this is something certainly not exclusive to them. Saying that something is 'in their DNA" (which it is...they've proven it) doesn't mean other carriers don't also start and end routes. I'm just saying that AA has played fast and loose ...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How do I reach the 'Developers?'
Replies: 3
Views: 4075

How do I reach the 'Developers?'

I've been having problems with the forums. The long-standing account I had used for YEARS got locked and/or corrupted and I had to create a whole new one. But I cannot put my photo in my profile without the dreaded 'YOU HAVE BEEN BLOCKED' smacking me in the face when I try (discussed elsewhere here ...

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/19: Winter is coming
Replies: 203
Views: 45247

Re: Irish 10/19: Winter is coming

shamrock350 wrote:
EI-LRA positioned to Shannon this morning. It will replace the 757 on the Boston route.


Perfect plane for BOS-SNN in the winter, but is it slated to be on that route in the summer, too?

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines' Growth In BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 9761

Re: American Airlines' Growth In BOS

There is a not-insignificant chance that AA does LHR for a year or two before (again) just giving up on it entirely. It’s in their DNA to do stuff like that.

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated August 2019 Loads
Replies: 18
Views: 3384

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated August 2019 Loads

gdg9 wrote:
Yes, when DGO started Volaris saw a dip in numbers.
KE 787 isn't due for another year so far.KE has been 77W for quite a while now.


Maybe a swap with BOS. We're getting the 77W and I guess that means you'll get our 789.

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by ChrisNH38
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 73388

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

Since everyone KNOWS this is a 'ploy' to get Boeing to budge on prices, WHY would Boeing even bother 'budging?'

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426953

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

El Al only has 789s, and they have a few more seats than their 777s

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426953

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I guess EK really filled the A380 up. Not sure whether ElAl was a 777 last September.

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by ChrisNH38
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kevin McAllister To Leave Boeing
Replies: 67
Views: 15271

Re: Kevin McAllister To Leave Boeing

"Will The Last Person to Leave Chicago Please Turn Out The Lights."

(for those old enough to remember...)

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 134
Views: 20316

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

Doesn’t the inter-line agreement between Norwegian and JetBlue answer this question? Gatwick.

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426953

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

FGITD wrote:
I highly doubt most of you know, or even care to know who loads what etc etc.


I kinda would be interested in answers to these questions:
    Who (beyond the usual freight guys) carries the most belly freight?
    Who ships the most LOBSTERS out of Boston?

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426953

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I wonder what JAL is going to be made to do with their 789 since they park it right where construction will be.

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by ChrisNH38
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426953

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

They might STILL not be here without the DL relationship.

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426953

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I know! Let’s all race to Wikipedia and see what the truth is! :hyper: :rotfl: :hyper:

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by ChrisNH38
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/20/2019:B6 Suspends PUJ-FLL;DL Drops MHH;F9 Back in IAD-MCO;LO Drops BUD-ORD
Replies: 64
Views: 13865

Re: OAG Changes 10/20/2019:B6 Suspends PUJ-FLL;DL Drops MHH;F9 Back in IAD-MCO;LO Drops BUD-ORD

I didn’t know KE was going daily out of BOS. I heard they were going to add an extra day, but ‘daily’ seemed off into the future. Also, unfortunate seeing Alaska cut BOS-SEA by a third. The effects of competition I guess.

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by ChrisNH38
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: **Profile Picture/Avatar Upload Issues Thread**
Replies: 94
Views: 45565

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
Replies: 16
Views: 2318

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 17143

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: 6477

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: 6
Views: 2258

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 4504

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: 4504

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: 14324

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 1377

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: 165
Views: 41806

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 30
Views: 7383

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: 165
Views: 41806

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 175
Views: 25131

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: 175
Views: 25131

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: 175
Views: 25131

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: 175
Views: 25131

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: 17143

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 568
Views: 82873

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: 311
Views: 103570

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: 2702
Views: 426953

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: 282
Views: 50339

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: 282
Views: 50339

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: 3505

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: 282
Views: 50339

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: 282
Views: 50339

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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