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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds RDU-ORD
Replies: 82
Views: 8388

Re: Delta adds RDU-ORD

panamair wrote:
SFOtoORD wrote:
Surprising this came before SEA-ORD although I suspect those yields aren’t great.


DL already serves SEA-ORD, up to 3x a day on the A319 during summer peak.


DL has started to use the 738 on this route as well.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Planeboy17 wrote:

Also, LOT will put the 787-9 on the KRK flight but it remains at 1x daily through the winter.


I think you mean 1x weekly? They currently fly 2x weekly with the 788.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

When is EL AL coming back?

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4150

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club

YYZ has service to all 6 continents if you consider direct flights, which is the same that must be considered for ORD. AC33/34 is YYZ-SYD (Via YVR). Why must the same be considered for ORD? ORD has non-stop flights to 5 continents with the 6th AKL coming in November. The ADD-ORD flight stops in Dub...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4150

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club

whywhyzee wrote:
YYZ has service to all 6 continents if you consider direct flights, which is the same that must be considered for ORD. AC33/34 is YYZ-SYD (Via YVR).


Why must the same be considered for ORD? ORD has non-stop flights to 5 continents with the 6th AKL coming in November.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4150

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club

LAXdude1023 wrote:
The question I have is does it actually count if its a direct flight as opposed to nonstop? I dont think it should.



Exactly, and ORD has non-stop flights to 5 at the moment with the 6th AKL coming in November.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu May 31, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

And IB is at it again.. 3x A340-600 flying MAD-ORD right now. Flight IB6169/EC-JCY, IB6259/EC-INO, IB6275/EC-JLE. Also there is an extra LH MUC-ORD frequency today LH436 A330-300/D-AIKC. AF 77W again, AZ resumes FCO-ORD witrh A332, and finally 2nd LH MUC-ORD flight today LH434 is the new livery A350...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat May 26, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Does anybody know why on May 24th we had 5 flights from MAD-ORD? 4x Iberia and 1 Vamos Air 744. 2 of the IB flights a 346 continued on to JFK and another 333 went to BOS after the ORD stop. The other 3 a 346 333 and 332 flew ORD-MAD. However the Vamos 744 still shows as MAD-ORD as it's last flight. ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat May 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Looks like Iceland Air has added some extra frequencies. Was this ever announced?

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The current club of global airports with non-stop services to all other 5 populated continents
Replies: 95
Views: 12149

Re: The current club of global airports with non-stop services to all other 5 populated continents

So ORD will quickly replace IAH... lol Yep with ET doing ADD-ORD and NZ starting AKL-ORD this november. http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-air-new-zealand-united-chicago-flights-0328-story.html ET's ADD-ORD has a stop at DUB westbound, rendering the service not fully nonstop both ways ht...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX and ORD step up the race to bolster status as world-class hub?
Replies: 76
Views: 7226

Re: LAX and ORD step up the race to bolster status as world-class hub?

ORD was once interesting. You grow or you rot. They rotted. Cest la vie. I was excited about the expansion when it was first announced wit a completion estimate (IIRC) of 2015. Now? Do we even know the completion date? Honestly, we'll see a new LHR runway first. Lightsaber How did ORD rot? They hav...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

https://youtu.be/V5yfHXOoTno

Out of curiosity, what language is being spoken in the video? Polish?



LoL, Yes that is in fact Polish :)
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N415XJ wrote:
ILS28ORD wrote:
Here is a video from the ramp of the LH A350 arriving at ORD for the first time.

https://youtu.be/V5yfHXOoTno

Out of curiosity, what language is being spoken in the video? Polish?



LoL, Yes that is in fact Polish :)

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian
Replies: 74
Views: 9952

Re: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian

No, BA will still operate two, one with the 744 and another with the A380. AA will operate 4 daily 788's and UA will offer 3 daily 763's. All in all, there will be 8 daily flights from Chicago to London, 7 to LHR and one to LGW. That's quite a lot if you ask me. I think your math is a little off. B...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian
Replies: 74
Views: 9952

Re: Inaugural London - Chicago today with Norwegian

Wonder how AA/UA/BA will react. UA reacted to their DEN annoucement by starting DEN-LHR (that started yesterday 3/24 btw). There doesn't seem to be any reaction for the Chicago route, although BA is bringing in the A380 this summer - but I think that replaces 2 flights? No, BA will still operate tw...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand announces Chicago ORD
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Air New Zealand announces Chicago ORD

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ ... story.html
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Air New Zealand just announced non-stop service from Auckland to Chicago O'hare. Flights start Nov. 30th with the Boeing 787-9.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ ... story.html

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ ... story.html
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Air New Zealand just announced Auckland--Chicago !! Flights start Nov. 30th with 787-9

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ ... story.html

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

All good stuff. Welcome Norwegian. Isn't the BA only temporary until the A380 arrives, I believe next month? Also, isn't it a little earlier than years past for AA to resume those CDG and FCO routes? Weren't those were usually April start dates before....? Summer comes early I guess.... Yes BA A380...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

In other news this weekend we saw:

Norwegian has started LGW-ORD service with a 344 seat 787-9.

BA resumes 2x daily 744 LHR-ORD

IB resumes A340-600 MAD-ORD

AA resumes ORD-CDG, ORD-FCO both with 788

LX resumes 77W A333 mix service ZRH-ORD

There was also a one off AA A332 PHL-ORD-PHL

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Looks like LH has started A350 service today. Replacing the daily A340-600 with the A350-900 on MUC-ORD. Is this the first A350 service to ORD? Taking this flight in September and looking forward to it? Did Finnair bring in the 350 last year, or am I mistaken? Finnair has not sent the A350 into ORD...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

United787 wrote:
_AA_777_MAN wrote:
Looks like LH has started A350 service today. Replacing the daily A340-600 with the A350-900 on MUC-ORD.


Is this the first A350 service to ORD? Taking this flight in September and looking forward to it?



Yes this is the first A350 service to ORD.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Looks like LH has started A350 service today. Replacing the daily A340-600 with the A350-900 on MUC-ORD.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/ ... al-planned
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This should probably receive its own thread.

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/ ... al-planned

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96949

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

TWA1985 wrote:
I don’t get people on this forum, not only do you guys have some kind of an aversion to Chicago (O’Hare), but to Boeing as well ... which ironically is Chicago based. Smh.



HAHhA I feel the same way... ORD = No love on A.net

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 667
Views: 159271

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Any pics of the LOT 789??

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 667
Views: 159271

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

qf789 wrote:
_AA_777_MAN wrote:
Is the LO 789 being built in CHS or PAE?


Its being built in PAE


Awesome! Thanks!

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 667
Views: 159271

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Is the LO 789 being built in CHS or PAE?

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT news thread - 2018
Replies: 149
Views: 18927

Re: LOT news thread - 2018

2X weekly BUD-ORD but only 1X weekly KRK-ORD Ughhhh!! Anyways I'm booked for June ORD-WAW then will be driving on the Polish autobahn :duck: to Krakow!

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to begin DFW/CLT to SBN and ECP. ORD-LGA Shuttle
Replies: 96
Views: 10375

Re: AA to begin DFW/CLT to SBN and ECP. ORD-LGA Shuttle

I did not realize it, but it looks like LGA-ORD-LGA is already pretty much a shuttle operation with virtually all 738's and hourly service, save for 1 or 2 two hour gaps. So this is more of a service enhancement than a schedule enhancement. Correct, also DL flies this route as a shuttle service wit...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Hear that Lufthansa will start sending the A350 to ORD from Munich in March. I believe this would be the first scheduled A350 service to ORD, and would be replacing an A346. I just booked it for September, very excited! Can't believe I will be flying on the A350 before the 787 given my 787 obsessio...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 8205

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

Does this mean no more FI 763s at ORD this summer?

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details
Replies: 132
Views: 13862

Re: B747 Fleet Routes 2018-Details

Man I dont know what kind of research you did but it's way off! In your original report you did not even include ORD at all! It has daily 747 service with BA LH and KLM. LH goes double daily 748 in the summer and BA usually does as well except this May they will introduce A380 service on one of the ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: ORD without AA
Replies: 110
Views: 13238

Re: Hypothetical: ORD without AA

Maybe with more 789/350 deliveries, we'll see the return of ORD-CDG/DUB/MAN/HEL on a year round basis. This might simply be the year that they're caught between not having enough 757/763/787 capacity to go around, and ORD was the sacrificial lamb. I don’t think it’s a problem of available aircraft....

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: ORD without AA
Replies: 110
Views: 13238

Re: Hypothetical: ORD without AA

AA has a huge domestic presence in ORD. It's true that in the winter its intl' flights are down to LHR,PEK,PVG,NRT,MBJ,PUJ,CUN,SJU,SJD,PVR. In the Summer however they do add CDG,DUB,MAN,BCN,VCE,FCO. All things considered that is not bad at all, especially how the intl' market at ORD heats up in the ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?
Replies: 78
Views: 9392

Re: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?

I always enjoy these discussions each year. If we factor in the "Amazon" affect and think how that has added/changed the industry from what it was 5 or 10 years ago it is quite amazing. Question, if/when a carrier (FedEx/UPS) leases aircraft from another carrier (Atlas, etc), is the aircr...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2017
Replies: 206
Views: 29663

Re: :: Chicago Aviation News :: [Sep 29]: 30 New Gates

the gap between the furthest west two T1 concourses is huge - larger than the existing gap between B an C in T1 The larger gap is necessary. Currently, nothing larger than a 767 can park in the B gates (except for B17/18) and the C-odd gates. If the Star and OW alliance carriers bring their 77W, A3...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ORD
Replies: 30
Views: 4156

Re: The Future of ORD

I'd like to get a serious discussion going about the future of ORD. O'Hare is lagging behind other major airports in services How is ORD lagging behind other major airports in services? It might not be JFK or LAX but it still has a lot of diverse carriers. The terminals I do agree need to be update...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ORD
Replies: 30
Views: 4156

Re: The Future of ORD

Can ORD handle the A380 yet? British Airways is bringing the A380 to ORD starting in May of 2018 Yes it can. EK flew a one off, and BA will introduce it on one of it 2x daily flights in May of 2018 as stated above. Other flight will be a 744. the A380 first landed in ORD in 2007 only issue has been...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 23616

Re: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017

Well as we speak UA 744 N118UA flight 2793 is flying ORD-SFO. Not sure if this is a ferry or not. Plane flew revenue service flight 929 LHR-ORD earlier today.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 23616

Re: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017

NRT-SFO ended in June. Last flight will be ICN-SFO. There will be a tour of the 747 around the hubs before it goes to the bone yard. This was NOT the final domestic 747 flight. Yes ICN not NRT. And I hope your right about more domestic flights, but why would United them selves say this was the fina...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 23616

Re: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017

[ NRT-SFO will be the final UA 747 flight. And UA 2704 was the final domestic flight, all though you never know UA may surprise us. NRT-SFO ended in June. Last flight will be ICN-SFO. There will be a tour of the 747 around the hubs before it goes to the bone yard. This was NOT the final domestic 74...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 23616

Re: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017

Don't worry this isn't the end of the line just yet this aircraft is coming to ORD as a military charter UA originally was going to ferry position this aircraft back to SFO empty but decided to open it up for sale so that enthusiast and employees could enjoy one last ride. Although international se...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 23616

Re: Delta & United 747 Routes 2017

This one hurts. My favorite aircraft and I won't get the opportunity to fly on her. :frown: But she'll always be the queen! Don't worry this isn't the end of the line just yet this aircraft is coming to ORD as a military charter UA originally was going to ferry position this aircraft back to SFO em...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United retires domestic 747 flights
Replies: 1
Views: 497

United retires domestic 747 flights

I did not see any posts on this and thought it deserved it's own thread. Even though I still believe they will do a final farewell US tour. Or maybe not, now a days you never know. I actually saw this flight take off and thought a UA 744? Oh thats nice. http://abc7chicago.com/travel/united-retires-d...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is this O'Hare? (says 1960)
Replies: 40
Views: 6354

Re: Is this O'Hare? (says 1960)

Definitely not ORD.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Walls moving in turbulence
Replies: 54
Views: 18190

Re: 787 Walls moving in turbulence

Had the same experience on a turbulent final approach on a FR 320 PUJ-ORD.

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to go mostly 787 ORD-Europe
Replies: 43
Views: 11323

Re: American to go mostly 787 ORD-Europe

Sorry for going a little off topic but is ORD that big of a international hub? I mean, when I travel there I think it's pretty big, but I did not know that AA only served 4 European destinations (I thought it was more like ~10. What other international destinations does AA serve from ORD? Is it one...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to go mostly 787 ORD-Europe
Replies: 43
Views: 11323

Re: American to go mostly 787 ORD-Europe

Where will the 777s currently in Chicago be re-deployed to? ORD will still have a 777 crew base I assume, so those planes have to go somewhere and I'm curious where. Ditto the 767, though with them being phased out that probably accounts for some. 777: FCO 1x 767: DFW 1x, MAN 1x Those are the only ...

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by _AA_777_MAN
Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official US Domestic (ex HI) Widebody thread 2017
Replies: 110
Views: 16895

Re: USA domestic widebody thread 2016

trnswrld wrote:
Doesn't AA send a 788 from DFW to ORD? Pretty sure I see that one fly over every day and when I check my flight radar app it comes from DFW



Yes AA flies a scheduled 787 daily between ORD-DFW. Today 12/11/16 AA 335 DFW-ORD is a 787-9 so the return flight AA 2375 will be the -9.

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