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Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:23 pm

TP has scheduled super late flights in July: departing 11:55 PM!
 
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Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:49 pm

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TP has scheduled super late flights in July: departing 11:55 PM!


LIS-BOS 7:30 pm – 9:55 pm
BOS-LIS 11:55 pm – 11:20 am

TP will probably be doing very few connections at first so this is actually very good for O&D passengers. You get a full day at both ends and you may actually get a chance to sleep a few hours on the eastbound leg. They, like most airlines will probably consolidate the entire operation into a single mid-day bank. Both the EWR and MIA routes have a similar schedule.
 
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:07 pm

My parents are scheduled to fly BOS-LIS-BOS toward the end of August on TP. Oddly, their flights are still showing "as booked" on the itinerary (A330neo 620p departure or something similar to what it used to be) but if you try to book the same flight on their website, its now an A321neo departing at 1255a (0055). Not sure what is going on there? Trying to figure out what to do with it for them...
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Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:23 pm

airportugal310 wrote:
My parents are scheduled to fly BOS-LIS-BOS toward the end of August on TP. Oddly, their flights are still showing "as booked" on the itinerary (A330neo 620p departure or something similar to what it used to be) but if you try to book the same flight on their website, its now an A321neo departing at 1255a (0055). Not sure what is going on there? Trying to figure out what to do with it for them...


Seems like a simple equipment change and time change. Nothing major.
 
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:32 am

Perhaps I missed it but I see Norwegian returning to BOS in September. :confused:
 
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Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:04 pm

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... gust-2020/

I know all things are very fluid, but at least KE are thinking of returning
That feeling when you sit at the end of a runway, brakes are released and the raw power takes over. Now that is a thing of beauty and it never gets old.
 
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Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:56 pm

VS4ever wrote:
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/291801/korean-air-resumes-boston-service-from-late-august-2020/

I know all things are very fluid, but at least KE are thinking of returning


Positive development indeed
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Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:03 pm

El Al will suspend Boston (along with Chicago and San Francisco) through the winter 2020/2021 schedule. Resume at the end of March 2021.
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Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:42 pm

Looking at BA online and in September one can make a booking on the day flight BOS/LHR on a 777. Also on aa.com as a code share.
 
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Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:32 pm

BA didn't really stop operating, so I'm not too surprised by that.

Also noticed that starting in early July, KL to AMS and AF are now.bookable. KL 772 and AF 789. For what it's worth, both have been operating cargo flights the last month or so, so I'd imagine it's not a huge stretch to add pax
 
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Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:11 pm

EK apparently scrapping July startup and instead pushing it to 1 August with daily 777s. Then, September 1 the A380.

The obligatory grains of salt included.
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Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:03 pm

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BA didn't really stop operating, so I'm not too surprised by that.

BA never stopped because the UK was the only European destination from Boston that did not impose a quarantine on incoming visitors. Until last week. So it will be interesting to see what happens to BA now that the UK has a mandatory 14 day quarantine.
 
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Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:45 pm

Looks like DL will restart BOS-AMS 4x weekly on the 763ER in July.

https://news.delta.com/more-flights-ser ... y-measures
 
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Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:02 pm

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Looks like DL will restart BOS-AMS 4x weekly on the 763ER in July.

https://news.delta.com/more-flights-ser ... y-measures


KLM will commence AMS-BOS 3x weekly on July 1st, so the AF/DL/KL Joint Venture will be back to daily BOS-AMS.
 
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Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:04 pm

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Looks like DL will restart BOS-AMS 4x weekly on the 763ER in July.

https://news.delta.com/more-flights-ser ... y-measures


KLM will commence AMS-BOS 3x weekly on July 1st, so the AF/DL/KL Joint Venture will be back to daily BOS-AMS.
 
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:37 pm

Article from Ned Russell about Delta's commitment to hubs / focus cities including Boston

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air ... ocus-city/
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:36 pm

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Article from Ned Russell about Delta's commitment to hubs / focus cities including Boston

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air ... ocus-city/


Of course he says that. But as you know: proof is in the pudding. First see, then believe.
 
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:34 pm

Dieuwer wrote:
tlecam wrote:
Article from Ned Russell about Delta's commitment to hubs / focus cities including Boston

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air ... ocus-city/


Of course he says that. But as you know: proof is in the pudding. First see, then believe.


Very true. But to be fair, until TATL international demand comes back, it will be hard for Delta to fill many planes between BOS and non-Delta hubs. And unfortunately TATL international demand is going to be significantly down until Spring 2021 at the earliest.
 
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Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:46 pm

I had TK BOS-IST-DAC tickets in August second week for the family. Got texts today that the reservations are canceled :headache:

At the same time, just read on the national dailies in Bangladesh that TK requested to resume operations from July 1 ... :roll:

Not sure if TK made an early decision to NOT commence BOS ... or if they are concerned they can't start DAC by then. :confused:
 
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Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:59 am

kavok wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
tlecam wrote:
Article from Ned Russell about Delta's commitment to hubs / focus cities including Boston

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air ... ocus-city/


Of course he says that. But as you know: proof is in the pudding. First see, then believe.


Very true. But to be fair, until TATL international demand comes back, it will be hard for Delta to fill many planes between BOS and non-Delta hubs. And unfortunately TATL international demand is going to be significantly down until Spring 2021 at the earliest.


Yes, agree with you both.
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:11 pm

ASA wrote:
I had TK BOS-IST-DAC tickets in August second week for the family. Got texts today that the reservations are canceled :headache:

At the same time, just read on the national dailies in Bangladesh that TK requested to resume operations from July 1 ... :roll:

Not sure if TK made an early decision to NOT commence BOS ... or if they are concerned they can't start DAC by then. :confused:


Looks like on Google flights TK doesn’t resume BOS until Sept. 1st. Surprised they cancelled your reservation completely instead of rebooking you on another *A partner. You could have done BOS-FRA-IST-DAC. An extra connection isn’t ideal, but you could do it.
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:24 pm

As the airlines return, I wonder what will be different about routes and frequency than pre-COVID. Domestically, I think this primarily is about B6 and DL, both in their competition with each other, but also each of them vs. AA/UA/WN.

Clearly both B6 and DL will be flying flewer flights and likely to fewer destinations for the forseeable future. I wonder, however, if they will use this as an opportunity to grow at the expense of AA (and to a lessor extent UA). One example is ORD - my understanding is that, while competition was brutal with the 4 majors flying to ORD (and WN to MDW), DL and B6 were pleasantly surprised by their ability to attact flyers.
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:34 pm

kavok wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
tlecam wrote:
Article from Ned Russell about Delta's commitment to hubs / focus cities including Boston

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air ... ocus-city/


Of course he says that. But as you know: proof is in the pudding. First see, then believe.


Very true. But to be fair, until TATL international demand comes back, it will be hard for Delta to fill many planes between BOS and non-Delta hubs. And unfortunately TATL international demand is going to be significantly down until Spring 2021 at the earliest.


There are some more domestic adds that could be made by DL out of BOS such as the return of BOS-DFW nonstop service and the addition of BOS-BWI/CLT/DEN/SDF/OKC/PDX/STL/SAT/SAN nonstop service.

DL could operate BOS-BWI/CLT/DFW/SDF/OKC/STL nonstop service on regional jets with BWI, CLT, DFW, SDF, OKC, and STL all being within the range of E-175 regional jets from BOS. DL also would not need to fill as many seats on BOS-BWI/CLT/DFW/SDF/OKC/STL if these routes were operated on E-175 regional jets. DL Connection has also operated E-175 regional jets on its MKE-SEA nonstop route, which is longer than BOS-BWI, BOS-CLT, BOS-DFW, BOS-SDF, BOS-OKC, or BOS-STL.
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:01 pm

This is disappointing and surprising. At a time when other airports are taking advantage of the slowdown to speed up their infrastructure projects, we're cutting back.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall and I don't have access to read the full article. Anyone here have details on what exactly is happening?
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/18/ ... -downturn/
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:02 pm

airbazar wrote:
This is disappointing and surprising. At a time when other airports are taking advantage of the slowdown to speed up their infrastructure projects, we're cutting back.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall and I don't have access to read the full article. Anyone here have details on what exactly is happening?
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/18/ ... -downturn/


It's not behind a paywall. Click away the advertisement and reload page.
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:29 pm

Dieuwer wrote:
airbazar wrote:
This is disappointing and surprising. At a time when other airports are taking advantage of the slowdown to speed up their infrastructure projects, we're cutting back.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall and I don't have access to read the full article. Anyone here have details on what exactly is happening?
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/18/ ... -downturn/


It's not behind a paywall. Click away the advertisement and reload page.


If you're seeing the paywall lockout on a Globe article just open it in an InCognito Window instead....don't tell the Globe. :rotfl:

So the main takeaways are as follows. They are tabling the monorail-like people mover, two parking garages, and trimming three of seven gates from the expansion of Terminal E. As well as a plan to continue the suspension of Logan Express bus service from the Back Bay and Peabody for now.

They are still planning to repave Runway 9/27, finish reconstruction of the serpentine ramps between terminals B and C, and move forward on the B-C connector.

Tom Kinton, a former Massport chief executive is quoted saying the following about a BOS recovery,
“I think you’ll see Boston rapidly ramp up if we stay on course for our opening, and there’s not a bad fall-early winter in terms of a [COVID-19] rebound,”

As for my personal editorial. I understand the want to cut costs right now and that in the next year or so there will be less demand for gates at E. But I think this is a pretty short sighted decision. Now is a great time to complete these fairly invasive construction projects with less traffic to get in the way. BOS will recover, and when it does it will once again be bursting at the seams of its infrastructure.
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:34 pm

pitbosflyer wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
airbazar wrote:
This is disappointing and surprising. At a time when other airports are taking advantage of the slowdown to speed up their infrastructure projects, we're cutting back.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall and I don't have access to read the full article. Anyone here have details on what exactly is happening?
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/18/ ... -downturn/


It's not behind a paywall. Click away the advertisement and reload page.


If you're seeing the paywall lockout on a Globe article just open it in an InCognito Window instead....don't tell the Globe. :rotfl:

So the main takeaways are as follows. They are tabling the monorail-like people mover, two parking garages, and trimming three of seven gates from the expansion of Terminal E. As well as a plan to continue the suspension of Logan Express bus service from the Back Bay and Peabody for now.

They are still planning to repave Runway 9/27, finish reconstruction of the serpentine ramps between terminals B and C, and move forward on the B-C connector.

Tom Kinton, a former Massport chief executive is quoted saying the following about a BOS recovery,
“I think you’ll see Boston rapidly ramp up if we stay on course for our opening, and there’s not a bad fall-early winter in terms of a [COVID-19] rebound,”


They also, somewhat, contradict eachother:

And plans to connect the terminal to Airport Station on the MBTA’s Blue Line have been shelved.

A former state transportation secretary, Jim Aloisi, expressed hope that Massport might take this as an opportunity to put more emphasis on access to public transit
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:47 pm

Ah, you guys beat me to posting this article.

What I didn't see was anything saying the completion date of the b-c connector. As a UA flyer from BOS, been waiting for like 6 years for them to do this...
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:37 pm

pitbosflyer wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
airbazar wrote:
This is disappointing and surprising. At a time when other airports are taking advantage of the slowdown to speed up their infrastructure projects, we're cutting back.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall and I don't have access to read the full article. Anyone here have details on what exactly is happening?
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/18/ ... -downturn/


It's not behind a paywall. Click away the advertisement and reload page.


If you're seeing the paywall lockout on a Globe article just open it in an InCognito Window instead....don't tell the Globe. :rotfl:

So the main takeaways are as follows. They are tabling the monorail-like people mover, two parking garages, and trimming three of seven gates from the expansion of Terminal E. As well as a plan to continue the suspension of Logan Express bus service from the Back Bay and Peabody for now.
[...]
As for my personal editorial. I understand the want to cut costs right now and that in the next year or so there will be less demand for gates at E. But I think this is a pretty short sighted decision. Now is a great time to complete these fairly invasive construction projects with less traffic to get in the way. BOS will recover, and when it does it will once again be bursting at the seams of its infrastructure.


This is the second time this monorail gets canceled LOL
The monorail didn't make a lot of sense, as designed from day 1. IMO it would make more sense if it was air-side.
A landside monorail at a time when fewer people are driving or taking the T to Logan, and opting for ride-share instead is hard to justify.
The only way a landside monorail would make more sense is if they were to link it to a large, remote parking facility.

And thanks for the tip on the globe website :)
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:52 pm

airbazar wrote:
The monorail didn't make a lot of sense, as designed from day 1. IMO it would make more sense if it was air-side.


Air-side monorail would be terrific. But maybe a bus is cheaper :-)
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:10 pm

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I had TK BOS-IST-DAC tickets in August second week for the family. Got texts today that the reservations are canceled :headache:

At the same time, just read on the national dailies in Bangladesh that TK requested to resume operations from July 1 ... :roll:

Not sure if TK made an early decision to NOT commence BOS ... or if they are concerned they can't start DAC by then. :confused:


Looks like Turkish is flying a skeleton network to the States through the summer and not even New York is being flown. IAD for the Northeast, Miami for the Southeast, LA for the West and Chicago for central. Thrice weekly each and they begin today.
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:48 pm

airbazar wrote:
This is disappointing and surprising. At a time when other airports are taking advantage of the slowdown to speed up their infrastructure projects, we're cutting back.
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall and I don't have access to read the full article. Anyone here have details on what exactly is happening?
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/18/ ... -downturn/



For what it's worth, the projects that are in progress are way ahead of schedule. The current E expansion project is something like 8 months ahead of schedule, and the runway repaving wasn't even supposed to happen for at least another year. So it's not that they aren't taking advantage of the downturn, just that they Don't see the need for it to be quite as expansive

Too bad about cutting the second part for E, but I suppose there likely won't be the demand for them for awhile
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:50 pm

I suppose the multiple "A380 E Gates" are white elephants now?
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:27 pm

Dieuwer wrote:
I suppose the multiple "A380 E Gates" are white elephants now?


I never agreed with that notion, though I know it's popular on here.

Fact is, the gates have served their purpose, though be it on a more limited full scale than anticipated. But that's never stopped them from being capable of handling everything all the way down to a Dash 8.

In a few years when they eventually have to take down the upper jetbridges, they'll come pretty much exactly the same as every other gate, except there will still be direct lounge to airplane access for this lounges.

What exactly did people want from these gates?
 
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Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:15 pm

FGITD wrote:
For what it's worth, the projects that are in progress are way ahead of schedule. The current E expansion project is something like 8 months ahead of schedule, and the runway repaving wasn't even supposed to happen for at least another year. So it's not that they aren't taking advantage of the downturn, just that they Don't see the need for it to be quite as expansive

Too bad about cutting the second part for E, but I suppose there likely won't be the demand for them for awhile

Thanks for the info. In reality the last 3 gates were always scheduled for phase 2, IIRC. Given what you said above, phase 1 will probably be completed way ahead of schedule,making those additional gates not needed this soon even by the most optimistic projection.

Dieuwer wrote:
I suppose the multiple "A380 E Gates" are white elephants now?

Not sure I'd characterize it that way. At the end of the day all that's different is the upper jetbridge which can be removed and relocated. There's very little or anything that is A380 specific about the rest of the infrastructure. We'll still continue to have VLA aircraft at BOS and I still expect to see A380's at BOS for the foreseeable future.
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:51 am

QR back 3x with A359 on July 1, then going daily on Aug 1

https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-r ... 500a24060f

QR743 DOH 08:00 – 14:15 BOS (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun)
QR744 BOS 22:00 – 16:55+1 day DOH (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun)
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:56 am

The only big cut to Massport's plan is phase 2 of the terminal E expansion. Phase 1, which adds 4 new wide-body gates, is still going on and this phase encompassed the vast majority of the expansion works anyways - new security screening, expanded CBP facilities, space for up to 4 new airline clubs, etc.

B and C roadway project is still happening
C canopy and exterior project is still happening
B to C connector and expansion is still happening
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:57 am

greg787 wrote:
Ah, you guys beat me to posting this article.

What I didn't see was anything saying the completion date of the b-c connector. As a UA flyer from BOS, been waiting for like 6 years for them to do this...


January 2022 is the date noted by Massport for the connector/expansion to be completed.
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:59 am

Dieuwer wrote:
I suppose the multiple "A380 E Gates" are white elephants now?


They never should have been built in the first place - rather 3 wide-body gates with dual jet bridges for 744/77W, etc. Really, apart from JFK and LAX, cities like Miami, Boston and Washington shouldn't have spent the money on making gates capable of handling the plane.
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:42 am

B752OS wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
I suppose the multiple "A380 E Gates" are white elephants now?


They never should have been built in the first place - rather 3 wide-body gates with dual jet bridges for 744/77W, etc. Really, apart from JFK and LAX, cities like Miami, Boston and Washington shouldn't have spent the money on making gates capable of handling the plane.


This falls under the definition of, “If we knew then what we know now.” In fairness, Massport built the gates based on inputs from airline executives who (then) had every intention of using their A380s at Logan. That two of those airlines, and very nearly a third, followed through with those intentions is validation of that.
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:57 pm

E's A380 gates have been well discussed. Most of us who criticized them when they were built did so not because they were built, but because of the way in which they were built - dual bridges that could only be use for one aircraft type. Those of us who thought that was nuts then, certainly do now.
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:05 pm

It's been a few years, so bear with me here...but as I recall from the various construction meetings I attended at the time, there was an issue of space with the same level dual bridges. Something like the aircraft would have to be parked further out, so they'd have been forced to shift the taxiway towards the AA hangar, and then it would have restricted access to North cargo area. I can't recall exactly, but I know there's a good reason why they built vertically instead of horizontally.
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:16 pm

FGITD wrote:
It's been a few years, so bear with me here...but as I recall from the various construction meetings I attended at the time, there was an issue of space with the same level dual bridges. Something like the aircraft would have to be parked further out, so they'd have been forced to shift the taxiway towards the AA hangar, and then it would have restricted access to North cargo area. I can't recall exactly, but I know there's a good reason why they built vertically instead of horizontally.

At the time they were built, there was a lot of speculation here that that was the reason they were constructed as they were, but I don't remember anyone actually confirming it as you have. It certainly adds logic to the design.
 
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Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:24 pm

Let’s remember phase 2 of E actually wasn’t originally supposed to be done until 2025, it was accelerated to 2023 when they figured it might be cheaper to do it all in one hit.
As for now, yes it will be empty for a while, but let’s not forget we still have EI and TP as outliers who were using C, now EI made sense because of preclearance but now with the way things are likely to be, I could see them hopping back to E.
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:32 pm

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... f-20jun20/

Currently (as things change like the wind) VS back to daily 333. Let’s see if that sticks
That feeling when you sit at the end of a runway, brakes are released and the raw power takes over. Now that is a thing of beauty and it never gets old.
 
FGITD
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:09 pm

hinckley wrote:
At the time they were built, there was a lot of speculation here that that was the reason they were constructed as they were, but I don't remember anyone actually confirming it as you have. It certainly adds logic to the design.


I can't definitively confirm it, but I do recall it was definitely a question raised several times. But I went to so many meetings/briefings over construction, I can't say exactly. To Massports credit, the amount of involvement they let the airlines have in decisions is amazing. From the practical (check in counter design, etc,) Right down to stylistic choices like the tile color, every airline that sends a rep can have their say. It's also led to some fun "alliances"' of airlines. It's a quick realization that who the airline is bunched with vs who they work best with is vastly different.
 
aaflyer777
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:39 pm

Some positive news out of the OAG thread, DL is resuming BOS-CDG in August 4x weekly, AMS appears to be going daily. BOS-LAS/BNA/RDU all resuming in August as well. Still no where near where they were departure wise in August last year but at least its showing some signs of life!
 
georgiabill
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:00 pm

Any news on CX JL KE or HU? Hopefully some will return to BOS
 
TheChickenman
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:13 pm

georgiabill wrote:
Any news on CX JL KE or HU? Hopefully some will return to BOS

Pretty sure KE is slated to come back in August. JL has been running cargo flights, but I don't know anything about passenger service returning. I'm betting they will return.
 
Dieuwer
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Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:19 pm

georgiabill wrote:
Any news on CX JL KE or HU? Hopefully some will return to BOS



I thought HU was bust?

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