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by georgiabill
Sun May 21, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Hainan Airlines interested in Alitalia
Replies: 32
Views: 6737

Re: Rumour: Hainan Airlines interested in Alitalia

I would only ask what value does AZ add to the Hainan Group? Certainly Euro rules would not permit them more than 49% ownership.

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by georgiabill
Sun May 21, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 41
Replies: 299
Views: 49341

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread 41

Does anyone think LX might consider GVA-_BOS-GVA when they get the right sized plane MOM,787,A350, A330 NEO? I think LX should instead of 2 daily ZRH should fly 1 daily from ZRH and GVA to BOS! Afterall BOS has Banking, High Tech and Colleges ( Higher educaiton) drawing people from all over the worl...

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by georgiabill
Fri May 12, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning
Replies: 62
Views: 7795

Re: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning

Along with MSP I could see B6 starting flights from JFK,BOS and FLL to CVG.

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by georgiabill
Sat May 06, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-FCO: An opportunity for AA post Alitalia?
Replies: 35
Views: 5953

Re: LAX-FCO: An opportunity for AA post Alitalia?

Should AZ go bust(still a big if as I see the government of Italy continuing to prop it up) I could see AA atleast trying a seasonal service.

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by georgiabill
Sat May 06, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?
Replies: 45
Views: 4655

Re: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?

OS would certainly offer connections to eastern europe from BOS. LH does as well. VIE is a good airport and might offer easier connecting opportunities vs say FRA( nothing against FRA. VIE is smaller). That being said if LO decides to fly to BOS would cover eastern europe as well if not better than ...

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by georgiabill
Sat May 06, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 5/18/17 Predictions
Replies: 178
Views: 22734

Re: WN Schedule Release 5/18/17 Predictions

I am hping for a daily WN MHT-FLL and MHT-DEN. One can hope!

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by georgiabill
Sat May 06, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1186
Views: 171527

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

Has Amazon selected an airport or airports for flights into New England? Hoping they would consider MHT, but the area lost out for a distribution center site

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by georgiabill
Sat May 06, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?
Replies: 45
Views: 4655

Re: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?

As much as I would like to see BOS-VIE on OS, I do not think LH group would want to take passengers form their BOS-FRA,BOS-MUC or BOS-ZRH services. Should LO decide to announce WAW-BOS, I doubt OS would even consider BOS

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by georgiabill
Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group and the 787
Replies: 42
Views: 9626

LH Group and the 787

I was wondering if LH Group may order 787 for it's airlines? LH with the A359 probably is not likely unless LH thinks 781 can fly heavier demand Atlantic routes or the 788 to open thinner longer routes. Perhaps routes to smaller Chinese cities or to open routes in South America. LX I could see a mix...

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by georgiabill
Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Airlines Intercontinental Routes
Replies: 45
Views: 10521

Re: Swiss Airlines Intercontinental Routes

Does anyone think the 789 and 781 will be in LX future fleet? The 781 would serve heavier demand routes and 789 would serve longer routes and possibly allow opening new routes.

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by georgiabill
Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place
Replies: 87
Views: 8388

Re: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place

PSM-Portsmouth N.H. has service a few times weekly on G4

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by georgiabill
Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair / Flybe Cargo
Replies: 34
Views: 4355

Re: Loganair / Flybe Cargo

How many aircraft in Loganair fleet?

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by georgiabill
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1783
Views: 158253

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

What is going on with LN 18? is ET slowing down deliveries,or are their issues with the early model teens they bought?

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by georgiabill
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations
Replies: 30
Views: 2995

Re: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations

Agreed keeping Embraer aircraft makes sense. The only reason I think they might consider switching to CSeries is to open longer thinner routes to U.S,Canada and South America where the Max would be to much plane and Embraer may be range challenged. That said could CM consider adding the Max-7 to the...

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by georgiabill
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations
Replies: 30
Views: 2995

Re: Copa Airlines Caribbean Embraer 190 Operations

CM could also look at the CSeries aircraft for their Caribbean and longer thinner routes. Perhaps opening new markets in the U.S.

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by georgiabill
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Aseman Airlines signs contract for 60 Boeing 737 Max
Replies: 23
Views: 3923

Re: Iran Aseman Airlines signs contract for 60 Boeing 737 Max

As I have said before,trade leads to business relationships which opens doors for more communications between people and countries. Congrats to both Iran Aseman Airlines and Boeing. Looking forward to seeing Iranian Airlines getting many new Airbus ,Boeings and CSeries in the future.

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by georgiabill
Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 215
Views: 21247

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

I think DL will add their own JV LAX-ICN-LAX and keep AA from entering market.

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by georgiabill
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 Inaugural Flight Friday 31st March
Replies: 96
Views: 16604

Re: 787-10 Inaugural Flight Friday 31st March

Congrats to all the Boeing and the Boeing crew at Charleston! What a beautiful plane! Well done!

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by georgiabill
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Antonov
Replies: 89
Views: 33105

Re: Future Of Antonov

Congrats to the Antonov team for developing this beautiful aircraft, the An-132. Hopefully they have a very successful flight testing program which ultimately will lead to many sales in the future of the aircraft. Is it possible we see Antonov and Boeing team up in the future? Perhaps Antonov along ...

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by georgiabill
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 227
Views: 43312

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

As TP adds A330's could we see LIS-JNB-LIS nonstops?

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by georgiabill
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 519
Views: 46004

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Unfortunately with the number of airlines flying BOS-SFO-BOS nonstop now I highly doubt AA will reenter the market. I for one wish they never left as I like the service on AA. That being said I could see WN trying a BOS-OAK-BOS perhaps as a seasonal service to judge the demand.

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 340
Views: 16750

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Spyhunter what about the luna landings?

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Raiders Are Moving-Again
Replies: 46
Views: 1309

Re: The Raiders Are Moving-Again

Congrats to Las Vegas for getting the raiders and condolences to Oakland for losing the raiders. However Oakland's city government did the right thing in saying no taxpayer dollars for a stadium or arena. I am sure money for infrastructure improvements would have been considered and allocated. The s...

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 55
Views: 6536

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Will these be new builds or used 77W'S? If used who was the previous operator? Will they be owned or leased by 5J, If leased from which lessor? Has 5J indicated a delivery schedule for these 77W'S? Has 5J indicated any of their plans for destinations to be served? Will 5J operate flights from both C...

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA
Replies: 123
Views: 35368

Re: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA

Has IR commenced using their first A330 on international routes yet? Hopefully LHR will see the A330 on the IKA-LHR-IKA routing when they have enough A330'S in their fleet.

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK
Replies: 39
Views: 4755

Re: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK

Chargers leaving SAN for LAX has had no negative up to now for SAN. In fact new flights have been announced since the Chargers decision to leave SAN.

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by georgiabill
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 17390

Re: Irish 3/17

Spyhunter is needed to investigate this. I believe DTW votes were not counted. Recommend a recount. No way DTW is not #1 airport in world.

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by georgiabill
Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seatac Air Service Discussion
Replies: 21
Views: 1687

Re: Seatac Air Service Discussion

Would an LP LIM-SEA-LIM with a 763 work 3 or 4 weekly to connect SEA with South America?

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by georgiabill
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 340
Views: 16750

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

I was really hoping spyhunter would tell us Stalin did not die but moved to Miami and is operating a popular cuban restaurant and is considering a run as a democrat for state senate in Florida. Also hoping he would answer the age old question did the U.S. really land astronauts on the moon or was it...

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by georgiabill
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Future for the Arizona Coyotes?
Replies: 18
Views: 598

Re: Future for the Arizona Coyotes?

Quebec City has a new arena and a hockey fan base looking for a team. That said I still have doubts about Las Vegas. The novelty will wear off in a few years. There are cities with hockey tradition that I think would do better than PHX and LAS. One being MKE another CLE especially with the Quickens ...

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by georgiabill
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan vs. OneWorld
Replies: 36
Views: 5800

Re: Hainan vs. OneWorld

How does the reported interest of AA taking a stake in China Southern effect HU joining Oneworld? I do believe Oneworld and CX do need a mainland China partner. Does HU or CZ bring more to the table. My bet HU with all it's stakes in various airlines in China might be the better fit.
Your thoughts?

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by georgiabill
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Southwest at CVG?
Replies: 16
Views: 1963

Re: Future of Southwest at CVG?

If and a very big if on CVG to west coast would be CVG-OAK. Not saying WN will not look at CVG-PHX, CVG-SAN, but shear size of their OAK operation would offer many 1 stop options from CVG.

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by georgiabill
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120
Replies: 291
Views: 16977

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread 120

Does anyone know if these A320'S are new or used? If new will they be NEO or CEO? Any idea when they will start taking them?

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by georgiabill
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India asks pilots to not take controlled rest over Europe.
Replies: 39
Views: 11055

Re: Air India asks pilots to not take controlled rest over Europe.

How is it the 787's fault that Indian pilots wash out at other airlines? I readily admit the 787 had issues before and after entering service. It seems it's dispatch reliability is improving and airlines are beginning to top off orders, albeit slowly at the moment(same for most widebody aircraft pre...

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by georgiabill
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More new AS Routes!
Replies: 155
Views: 15575

Re: More new AS Routes!

AS should add SJC-BOS-SJC daily year round. I think tech traffic alone would make the route a winner.

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by georgiabill
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 13306

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

Hopefully WN will once again show MHT a little luv! Hoping MHT sees a 2nd daily TPA, a resumption of MHT-DEN, MHT-FLL( resumption of service year round) and seasonal weekend service MHT-RSW.
From BOS a long shot BOS-SJC( although OAK is more likely) BOS-PIT.

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by georgiabill
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ increases service to EZE
Replies: 46
Views: 4574

Re: NZ increases service to EZE

I hope NZ management considers starting flights from AKL-LIM-AKL 3 or 4 times weekly. This flight could connect with AV's hub in LIM for destinations in northern South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

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by georgiabill
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to announce new Bay Area routes
Replies: 173
Views: 17485

Re: Alaska to announce new SJC routes

I would like to see AS fly SJC-BOS-SJC. I think the tech connections alone would warrant a try. I remember at one time AA flew the route BOS-SJC-NRT-SJC-BOS with a MD-11 for a short time before changing the routing to SJC-BOS-SJC. For other possible additions, perhaps SJC-DTW-SJC, SJC-RDU-SJC(anothe...

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by georgiabill
Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: New 50-55 Seat RJ
Replies: 48
Views: 5877

Re: Hypothetical: New 50-55 Seat RJ

Strange to see a Lynden Air Cargo C-130 there. Do they normally store aircraft there, or their business plan does not need this aircraft due to less military contracts?

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by georgiabill
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sorry Elon, You're Not Going to Colonize Planets
Replies: 185
Views: 13435

Re: Sorry Elon, You're Not Going to Colonize Planets

Not to sound like a doubter. But would it not be more prudent to establish a working base on the moon, before even considering a base on mars? Heck we have not even attempted a manned mission to mars yet and not likely for at least another 10 to 20 years, if then. I would be a lot more optimistic sh...

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by georgiabill
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 287
Views: 19159

Re: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017

I have asked before,but could the 789 make AKL-JNB or AKL-BOM or AKL-DEL financially viable? As for south america in my humble opinion NZ should look at LIM. Connect with their AV hub there. Just out of curiosity could a 778 fly AKL-FRA non stop without a significant payload hit? Like wise how far c...

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by georgiabill
Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airports in US still have airline logos on jetways?
Replies: 63
Views: 8263

Re: What airports in US still have airline logos on jetways?

MHT has WN,DL and UA on jet bridges. Not sure if AA does any more.

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by georgiabill
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1186
Views: 171527

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

As Prime continues to grow do you think Amazon might consider MHT to be the airport to serve north east distribution?

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by georgiabill
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions
Replies: 152
Views: 14200

Re: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions

Although extremely unlikely I would like to see WN restore non stop service between MHT-DEN-MHT, MHT-FLL-MHT (timed to connect to their international services), while adding a daily MHT-ATL-MHT and seasonal weekend service to RSW. Hopefully at some point MHT will once again be shown a little Luv!

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by georgiabill
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 519
Views: 46004

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

I was hoping DY would increase it's presence at BOS. I was hoping to see DY add flights from EDI and ORK to BOS. I think those routes could sustain daily flights during peak season and between 3 or 4 weekly off season. Has AV announced it's schedule from BOS yet? Not knowing the number of people wit...

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by georgiabill
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"
Replies: 92
Views: 10417

Re: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"

I wish DY would add EDI-BOS-EDI daily summer and 3 or 4 times rest of year and ORK-BOS-ORK daily summers and the days EDI-BOS-EDI do not operate during winter season. I think both routes would do very well from BOS.

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by georgiabill
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions
Replies: 152
Views: 14200

Re: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions

I would like to see WN flying BOS-OAK,BOS-SJC and BOS-MSP. All are unlikely with the exception of BOS-OAK. BOS-OAK would offer a lot of west coast connections.

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by georgiabill
Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"
Replies: 92
Views: 10417

Re: Norwegian Cork-US flights will be confirmed in "days"

Dy is no longer planning to fly ORK-BOS-ORK? I thought it was supposed to be one of their first flights using 737'S across the atlantic.

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by georgiabill
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Locked.....Top 3 New Boeing Programs.....
Replies: 34
Views: 3932

Re: Locked.....Top 3 New Boeing Programs.....

I for one think everyone should be allowed to express their thoughts or opinions. Keesje may or not be a troll, or an airbus employee,shareholder or fan of their products. As a member of this forum he has a right to open new topics as does everyone else who is a member. As a member an aviation fans ...

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by georgiabill
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/24/2017: UA Drops IAH-CCS, PY Adds SFB, DL Adds Summer SLC-ASE
Replies: 79
Views: 10638

Re: OAG Changes 2/24/2017: UA Drops IAH-CCS, PY Adds SFB, DL Adds Summer SLC-ASE

I wonder if AZ considered going back to the late 70'S early 80'S and fly FCO-BOS-ORD-BOS-FCO? Not ideal but worked back then.

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