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by United_fan
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx orders additional 767 and 777s
Replies: 106
Views: 17528

Re: FedEx orders additional 767 and 777s

aemoreira1981 wrote:
FedEx really wants to simplify its fleet to 3 types. Might they consider the B737-800BCF?


The 757's aren't getting any younger,and were used when FX got them.

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by United_fan
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Beech 1900D's on Air Canada's fleet page
Replies: 13
Views: 2182

Re: Why no Beech 1900D's on Air Canada's fleet page

That strikes me as odd as one would think that there should be at least some titles on it. I personally don't see why there are no AC titles on those planes cause to the average passenger they do operate an AC flight I agree. People may already be nervous about flying in a small 'puddle jumper' , t...

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by United_fan
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines That Still Fly The Airbus A310 (Passenger Only) As Of June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2990

Re: Airlines That Still Fly The Airbus A310 (Passenger Only) As Of June 2018

Super80Fan wrote:
Wish Air Transat flew their A310's down to Florida, seems to be all 737's now.


I caught one last March @ FLL going to YQB . Very nice! I tried to catch one this year,but to no avail.

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by United_fan
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Beech 1900D's on Air Canada's fleet page
Replies: 13
Views: 2182

Why no Beech 1900D's on Air Canada's fleet page

https://www.aircanada.com/us/en/aco/hom ... fleet.html

And the ones that come to ROC do not have any titles on them....
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https://www.aircanada.com/us/en/aco/hom ... fleet.html

And the ones that come to ROC do not have any titles on them....

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by United_fan
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 21261

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

ROC is the only 'major' NY airport without service to S. Florida. Even seasonal . It's embarrassing.

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by United_fan
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4925

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

TVNWZ wrote:
Air Horse One!


No,that's with Kalitta Charters II

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by United_fan
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4925

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

Kalitta Charters II flies a few,still . Occasionally they sub one into ROC for the 737-400 on the DHL run.

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by United_fan
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4925

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

IFL group still uses theirs, but the schedule is fairly irregular. Although it does hit LRD and PTK at least once a week usually. It's also a frequent visitor to YHM. Are the Cargojet 727's up in Canada still regularly flying? Yes,on the EWR-BDA run https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CJT245/histor...

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by United_fan
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4925

Amerijet retires the 727 :(

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AJT99
N395AJ
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Looks like it's being retired to Sebring.FL. The end of an era :(
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AJT99
N395AJ

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by United_fan
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12264

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

I wonder when ROC had DC-10 service in the early 70's,if we had a jetway ? Before my airport spotting days...

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by United_fan
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Route Home from Singapore
Replies: 24
Views: 3366

Re: Air Force One Route Home from Singapore

echster wrote:
White House Press Office stated the stops in Guam and HNL were so POTUS could visit the troops.

Bingo. That's out correct answer.

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by United_fan
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My favorite airliner ever: Braniff 727-200....
Replies: 15
Views: 1575

Re: My favorite airliner ever: Braniff 727-200....

I never rode on a Braniff one, but the three holer has always been my favorite. I had the opportunity to fly on the ones that graced the skies for United, Piedmont, Eastern, Delta, Northwest, ATA, and TWA. Nothing like using up approx. 12K feet of runway in LAS on a hot August afternoon to go to DE...

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by United_fan
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B727 @ ONT Gate - Google Maps
Replies: 7
Views: 459

Re: B727 @ ONT Gate - Google Maps

Was that the one that was yellow ? And used on 'LAX'?

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by United_fan
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair is still growing 757 fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 8325

Re: Icelandair is still growing 757 fleet

HoboJoe wrote:
Elementalism wrote:
It was fun flying on IcelandAir and seeing so many 757s. Reminded me of an airline that used to fly out of Las Vegas 15 or so years ago. And they seemed to only fly 757s.

National Airlines


Callsign 'Red Rock'

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by United_fan
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N772SW Heading to VCV
Replies: 37
Views: 6977

Re: N772SW Heading to VCV

alex0easy wrote:
Doesn't VCV do paint jobs and other maintenance/checks?


Yes and yes. Military charters,too.

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by United_fan
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES
Replies: 78
Views: 9997

Re: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES

joeman wrote:
Nice to finally see BUF-DFW


And they're getting mainline to BUF-PHL. Meanwhile ROC getz ZIP.

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by United_fan
Sat May 26, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ
Replies: 24
Views: 5731

Re: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ

Still nice to see. I remember reading,back when they were not allowed to fly over the USA,they had to fly up and down the St Lawrence to YUL. p I was not aware of any prohibition against Cubana flying over the U.S., regardless of equipment type. US airlines have always been included to overfly Cuba...

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by United_fan
Fri May 25, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ
Replies: 24
Views: 5731

Re: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ

Still nice to see. I remember reading,back when they were not allowed to fly over the USA,they had to fly up and down the St Lawrence to YUL.

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by United_fan
Fri May 25, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ
Replies: 24
Views: 5731

Cubana using IL96 to YYZ

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CUB ... /MUHA/CYYZ
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Is this normal ? If not,I hope someone gets some pictures.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CUB ... /MUHA/CYYZ

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by United_fan
Thu May 24, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 34
Views: 11848

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

The note on the lower left sums it up. Sad to see -SP's scrapped. I think -IAD is preserved by them?

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by United_fan
Wed May 23, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 visiting BWI?
Replies: 12
Views: 1761

Re: 727 visiting BWI?

Max Q wrote:
How do the horses board, through a loader and into a cargo door or is there a ramp up
the rear stairs ?


The horse hauler (tractor trailer) pulls up,and they walk them on a ramp into the plane through the cargo door.. There is also a kalitta Charters 727 that hails horsed in regular colors.

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by United_fan
Mon May 21, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 261
Views: 22327

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

ROC-FLL ? Would be nice,probably wont happen. The only 'major' NY airport w/o FLL / S Florida service.

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by United_fan
Thu May 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ozark & the Boeing 727
Replies: 24
Views: 3255

Re: Ozark & the Boeing 727

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
The EA “Z” were TW spec’d planes that EAL bought from TWA. Internally at EAL, they’re were called Zs. I can’t remember exactly what, but they were less-equipped, IIRC, no CAT III for one.

GF


I flew on N8890Z ATL-ROC March '03. My last 727 flight.

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by United_fan
Thu May 17, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 97
Views: 7990

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

https://flightaware.com/live/findflight ... ation=KALB

Looks like once in the AM,once in the PM .
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knope2001 wrote:
United_fan wrote:
I see BUF-ALB is down to one round trip,down from 2.


Where did you see that? They E135/E145 routes have been operating as scheduled and BUF-ALB is 2x/day everyplace I've checked.


https://flightaware.com/live/findflight ... ation=KALB

Looks like once in the AM,once in the PM .

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by United_fan
Wed May 16, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 97
Views: 7990

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

I see BUF-ALB is down to one round trip,down from 2.

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by United_fan
Wed May 02, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 heading to LIH
Replies: 22
Views: 3090

DC8 heading to LIH

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/NSP ... /KGSO/PHLI
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When was the last decade a DC-8 was in Lihue? Or Hawaii in general,for that matter.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/NSP ... /KGSO/PHLI

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by United_fan
Tue May 01, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Historical Transcons from Burbank
Replies: 18
Views: 3341

Re: Jetblue Historical Transcons from Burbank

I love BUR . Taking off in a B6 A320 at night is a thrill . No runway length issues with a longer flight to BOS? I remember watching the AA MD-80 roar out of there in the morning.

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by United_fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747-400 at MXE?
Replies: 18
Views: 3998

Re: United 747-400 at MXE?

Maxton is 'MBE' . Once a mainline jet lands there,it's not leaving. I really want to make it down there again,before it gets too got and hazy. It's actually MEB. It's just southwest of Fayetteville, for those unfamiliar. It's actually MXE, if we're talking IATA airport designators. MEB is Melbourne...

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by United_fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747-400 at MXE?
Replies: 18
Views: 3998

Re: United 747-400 at MXE?

Maxton is 'MBE' . Once a mainline jet lands there,it's not leaving. I really want to make it down there again,before it gets too got and hazy.

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by United_fan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic 767-400s
Replies: 23
Views: 3545

Re: Domestic 767-400s

DL was running one ATL-DEN for ski season.

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by United_fan
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 21261

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

Eagle used to have CR7 service ROC-DFW maybe 10 years ago.

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by United_fan
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on FX's MD 10/DC 10 fleet plan
Replies: 24
Views: 3098

Re: FedEx DC-10 Retirements

They occasionally sub our 767 with a -10 in ROC,hopefully they'll do it some more now that the days are getting longer.

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by United_fan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 on the move
Replies: 19
Views: 6519

Re: United 747 on the move

Doesn't Maxton mean.....THE END ? Yes,the runway is too short to leave. The runway is 4200 feet long and 75 feet wide. It is a general aircraft airport owned by the city of Manila, Arkansa. Kiss that aircraft goodby. :old: Maxton is owned by the Town of Laurinburg & Maxton (NC). Runway 5/23 is ...

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by United_fan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 on the move
Replies: 19
Views: 6519

Re: United 747 on the move

Anyone got a pic,yet?

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by United_fan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 21261

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

So far, much of the response activity has been centered around the larger upstate airports. I've always been interested in what sort of terminal facilities are in the smaller airports such as Plattsburg, Ogdensburg, Elmira etc. If anyone has any photos of these airports it would be good to see. Tha...

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by United_fan
Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 21261

Re: What's Going On In Rochester, NY (ROC) 2018

Speaking of AA Barbie jets...I'll be at ROC later today to fly back to DC. I'll try to get some pictures of the construction. They've installed some framework above the apron just outside the atrium window next to the west rotunda and A2. Southern Ontario really skews things at BUF. Canadians seem ...

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by United_fan
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 21261

Re: What's Going On In Rochester, NY (ROC) 2018

Jim,I didn't get into spotting here til 2000. I never remember Metrojet ,here . As far as FLL,it baffles me,too. BUF has upwards of 6 flights a day to FLL . Plus F9 to MIA . Eagle was doing seasonal to MIA,also.

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by United_fan
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 325
Views: 21261

Re: What's Going On In Rochester, NY (ROC) 2018

I don't remember Rich Intl or Metrojet flying here . It baffles me how we don't have a FLL flight,though.

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by United_fan
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Saudia MD-11F was ferried from JED to MHV
Replies: 35
Views: 7785

Re: Former Saudia MD-11F was ferried from JED to MHV

Must have been cheaper and easier to scrap it in this country . Instead of Saudi Arabia and then having to ship the parts to the USA

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by United_fan
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Saudia MD-11F was ferried from JED to MHV
Replies: 35
Views: 7785

Re: Former Saudia MD-11F was ferried from JED to MHV

TC957 wrote:
The MD-11F ex-HZ-ANC is being dismantled at MHV. Presume as a spares supplier for UPS/Fed Ex.


Kind of a waste to make it flyable just to scrap it.

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by United_fan
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 55 Serious Engine Issue at LOS
Replies: 49
Views: 16110

Re: DL 55 Serious Engine Issue at LOS

It looks like DL 9950 is the rescue flight. It appears that it is going DTW-ATL-LOS. I'm always interested in the crews, mechanics, and other staff that they arrange on short notice and dispatch for the recovery flight. Most airlines have a "go team" of engineers that are basically dispat...

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by United_fan
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 on the move
Replies: 19
Views: 6519

Re: United 747 on the move

COSPN wrote:
Fly in on a 747-400 leave in a taxi it must be a bit sad for the crew


And Maxton is in the middle of nowhere . It's at least an hour to CLT or FAY.

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by United_fan
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 on the move
Replies: 19
Views: 6519

Re: United 747 on the move

n7371f wrote:
This might be the first scrap sent to Maxton since NWA in 2003?


If you look on Google Earth,there is a WN 737 on the ramp. Wasn't there when I went Oct '16.

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by United_fan
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 on the move
Replies: 19
Views: 6519

Re: United 747 on the move

727LOVER wrote:
Doesn't Maxton mean.....THE END ?

Yes,the runway is too short to leave.

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by United_fan
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 on the move
Replies: 19
Views: 6519

Re: United 747 on the move

Maxton hasn't received any 747's in years. They still have 2 NW 747-100's . I wonder how long it will take them to scrap it?

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by United_fan
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 55th birthday to the 727
Replies: 89
Views: 7213

Re: Happy 55th birthday to the 727

Best part were the rear air stairs on stretch '27 Yup. Just ask DB Cooper! By the way, I am sure that someone here can help me with a question I have been curious about. Which was the first US airline to retire all of their 727's (and when) and which was the last US airline to do so (and when). Tha...

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by United_fan
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 185
Views: 18409

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

I wish they would come to ROC. We need some new blood,here . I don’t think they would come there anytime soon. If they did, they would likely do Rochester-Orlando, and the ROC-ORL market already has Southwest and Allegiant. I don’t think there’d be room for a third airline to do that, unless they t...

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by United_fan
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US West Coast to Australia prior to the 747-400.
Replies: 13
Views: 1680

Re: US West Coast to Australia prior to the 747-400.

QF's -SP's were more reliable for the flight being non-stop. Their RR's RB211's were more fuel efficient and QF kept the best ones one the -SP.

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by United_fan
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates at FLL
Replies: 15
Views: 1360

Re: Emirates at FLL

Seeing EK was the highlight of last years' trip. That ,Norweigian and Air Transat A310.

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by United_fan
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the route map dead?
Replies: 37
Views: 5501

Re: Is the route map dead?

Delta has a good one in their magazine. But they also list partner flights in the same color ,so you don't know if its a Delta flight or,say,an AM flight.

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