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What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2003 11:29 pm
by b764
With new service from Qantas set to begin the end of March & the
return of El Al to ORD, I was wondering what's next? Do you think we
will ever see Aerflot return to ORD? I think if Aeroflot returns and
aviation officials can persuade either Cathay, China, or Air China to
begin pax service, it would be a great benefit. Not to mention an
awesome picture of these Global Heavies parked at terminal 5!
Someone told me that once Cathay received the A346 that ORD might be
on the horizon? Just curious on your thoughts.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 12:15 am
by b764
Would AA ties with Cathay in Oneworld help bring Cathay to ORD? AA doesn't serve HKG from ORD.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 12:58 am
by Dazed767
jetBlue?  Big grin

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 12:58 am
by PW100
Well, if UA drops ORD-AMS [rumoured in another thread on this forum], look out for KLM to go double daily. NW might do one of these rotations with a D10 or 330. NW is doing a lot of flying on KLM North Atlantic routes. Does NW operate any heavies out of ORD? I believe that I have seen pics of a NW 744 in ORD. Perhaps ORD-NRT?

OTOH, AA might be tempted jump in ORD-AMS if UA drops out.

PW100

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:13 am
by b764
Would KLM do frequency or bring in a B744? Is there a huge passenger/cargo difference between KLM's B743 & B744? I thought at one time NW used a 747 to Tokyo from ORD.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:24 am
by CcrlR
Well Emirates is still thinking of comming here, JetBlue is too. It would be good to see Aeroflot, and ElAl here and Qantas as well. NWA used to go from here to Japan cause I have a book about ORD and it has a NWA 747parked at the International terminal.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:42 am
by scottysair
Maybe if Jetblue will began service to ORD anytime into near of the future and that is choice will be decide to began from ORD-JFK route. Those are use nonstop from ORD-JFK on Comair with Delta Connection. Just all I need do know about with the airlines. Well, talk ya later!

Regards!

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 7:19 am
by timberwolf24
I would love to Aeroflot, Austrian, ANA, Tarom, CSA, Virgin and Varig all resume service to ORD. Not to mention more Latin American, Asian and Middle Eastern carriers add service to ORD.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 7:21 am
by BlatantEcho
what about the re-configuration of the runways?

Did that fall through the cracks, haven't heard much in a while.

George

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 8:23 am
by gigneil
Well, there were a few resolutions of Congress to implement the runway plan that you could find on little standup displays thruout the concourses at ORD.

But I don't know what's happened to it since.

N

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 8:24 am
by gigneil
You might find more details at:

http://modernization.ohare.com/

N

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 10:29 am
by AerMickey
Yes, let's be concerned about the runway program first. An annual savings of more than $300 million. I cannot tell you how afraid I am listening to clearance when a plane is en-route to ORD. "United 718, your release time is scheduled for 0317Z, we will notify you for any improvements."

errrrr... who knew that air traffic would increase by 300% since the time they last updated their runways(I believe it was 1973).

GO MAYOR DALY!!!

Mickey

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:21 pm
by ORD Boy 2
Only thing stoping daley gov blagojevich (guv ryan too) and sen durbin is those stupid towns and senator stonewall (Peter Fitzgerald) who cost himself reelection by opposing every piece of legislation that was ment to help his own state

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2003 7:19 pm
by airmale
Pakistan International are planning to relaunch Chicago this summer.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2003 10:07 pm
by marcos
Re: Latin America. Grupo TACA a short while ago started three flights per week between ORD and Guatemala City. It's a red eye that arrives Guat early morning with connections to every destination in Central America.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 12:59 am
by twalives
Is El AL returning direct service or is it codeshare through AC or AA?

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 6:34 am
by Trvlr
I believe El Al will be returning with their own aircraft.

I also think that it is not too unlikely that UA will drop ORD-AMS, considering now they have an opportunity to codeshare with Singapore Airlines on the route (ORD-AMS-SIN).

Aaron G.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 6:55 am
by LFutia
ORD Boy 2: Gov. Blagojevich is for O'Hare Expansion not against. Sen. Durbin is against. If the expansion goes, I think ORD can see some major airline expansion.

Leo/ORD

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 8:42 am
by LOT767-300ER
"Is El AL returning direct service or is it codeshare through AC or AA? "

Its a codeshare with North American. Regularly serviced by their 737-800 and 757-200.

Its too bad EK went for SFO instead of ORD. But who knows in the future..

Right now Im hunting at ORD for a Grupo TACA pic. (Started service to ORD last month)

The rumor mill has it that ANA and VS will resume service to ORD this summer while Pakistan will start service when they get their 777s.

IMO ORD gets pretty good asian service as it is but i would like to see more. We do see Singapore, Royal Jordanian, JAL, Korean, SIA, Air India, THY Turkish, Kuwait Airways, plus alot of cargo/chartered pax such as Air China, China Airlines, China Eastern and Eva Air.

I wouldnt count on Varig, CSA returning anytime soon....


RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 8:48 am
by Rai
When did ANA leave ORD?

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 9:03 am
by HlywdCatft
The Northwest 744 you saw at ORD was probably a diversion from DTW or MSP.

I think Northwest stopped all 747 service to ORD before the 400s came in.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 9:11 am
by b764
I believe EL AL service is going to be using their 777s three times a week or something like that. No more North American. I don't that is starting till 10/03. I would like to see either Cathay or Air China represented at ORD. What about Aeroflot? Where they successful at all at ORD?

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 10:29 am
by MAH4546
El Al is doing away with NAA feeders with the winter 2003/2004 schedule. ORD and MIA will both be served 2x a week each with 777-200s. Both ORD flights will go via EWR on Mondays and Wednesdays.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 11:50 am
by LOT767-300ER
"Both ORD flights will go via EWR on Mondays and Wednesdays. "

Damn bad times I was hoping for a weekend flight!

"When did ANA leave ORD?"

Just before 9/11 I believe...I have a short memory.

"The Northwest 744 you saw at ORD was probably a diversion from DTW or MSP.

I think Northwest stopped all 747 service to ORD before the 400s came in."

All he said was 747s...And yes NW had some 747-100/200s into ORD on reg. service MSP/DTW/Japan



RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 1:58 pm
by ORD Boy 2
ORD Boy 2: Gov. Blagojevich is for O'Hare Expansion not against. Sen. Durbin is against. If the expansion goes, I think ORD can see some major airline expansion.

Leo/ORD
LEo your wrong i live near the airport durbin sponsered the legislation to make ohare expansion fed law fitzgerald fillabustered it i know guv blagojevich is for expansion

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 2:04 pm
by gigneil
Durbin is without question for. I read all about it yesterday.  Smile

N

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 2:08 pm
by MAH4546
Just before 9/11 I believe...I have a short memory.

End of November 2001. After 9.11, ANA combined the ORD and IAD routes into one daily IAD-ORD-NRT service. That didn't last long, only one month, and IAD-NRT went back to non-stop.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 2:13 pm
by Rai
End of November 2001. After 9.11, ANA combined the ORD and IAD routes into one daily IAD-ORD-NRT service. That didn't last long, only one month, and IAD-NRT went back to non-stop.

And they dropped ORD?

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 2:22 pm
by coronado
NWA ended Chicago ORD-Tokyo service on June 1, 1998 and increased service from Detroit and Los Angeles to Tokyo. UAL at same time under the revised agreement with Japan had authority to increase to 14 weekly flights from 6.

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 2:43 pm
by LOT767-300ER
MAH I could of sworn it was just before 9/11. Hmm ok maybe your right.

Yes ORD is dropped. The weird thing is their baggage area in T5 still exists. Peculiar since the VS, Aeroflot, Austrian etc. disappeared right away

RE: What's Next For ORD?

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 3:29 pm
by gigneil
They dropped ORD due to UA's willingness to operate the route.

It worked out well, actually. Its good that IAD has managed to hold on to that Tokyo service.

N