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Old Posted Dec 10, 2019, 5:28 PM
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Nice to see AC still fighting for the YYC market as they could have easily left BOS for WS to serve. It is interesting that this is being flown with an A319 rather than an A220.
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Old Posted Dec 10, 2019, 9:50 PM
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AC581 YYC 1615 - 2246 BOS
AC580 BOS 0630 - 0932 YYC
What do you guys make of the timing of this flight? Is it for connections on the YYC side? The timing doesn't line up with typical US leisure/tourist routes out of Calgary and I can't imagine any connections on the BOS side.

For comparison, YVR-BOS seems better timed for O/D
AC532 YVR 0845 - 1718 BOS
AC533 BOS 1805 - 2123 YVR
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Old Posted Dec 10, 2019, 10:07 PM
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What do you guys make of the timing of this flight? Is it for connections on the YYC side? The timing doesn't line up with typical US leisure/tourist routes out of Calgary and I can't imagine any connections on the BOS side.
Never mind, I read the AC press release. Makes sense. Allows for connections to BC, AB and Sask. Good compliment to the YVR offering.

"This flight is meant to connect Western Canada to Boston through Calgary, allowing for non-stop travel to Boston where visitors can enjoy the charms of Massachusetts' capital and largest city, while visitors to Calgary can take in the city's culture and make a quick trip to the Rocky Mountains," Mr. Galardo said
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Also timed well for connections to and from NRT as well.
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Old Posted Dec 10, 2019, 11:14 PM
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I was expecting BOS with the A223 but they still have a few A319s that will remain in the fleet. I agree, nice to see some investment from AC. Nothing to say WS won't duplicate the route once though as Delta has a hub at BOS.
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What do you guys make of the timing of this flight? Is it for connections on the YYC side? The timing doesn't line up with typical US leisure/tourist routes out of Calgary and I can't imagine any connections on the BOS side.

For comparison, YVR-BOS seems better timed for O/D
AC532 YVR 0845 - 1718 BOS
AC533 BOS 1805 - 2123 YVR
YVR-BOS-YVR is timed to connect with SYD, BNE and MEL.
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Old Posted Dec 11, 2019, 1:57 AM
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Thats great news! I fly regularly between YHZ and YYC so maybe I'll give that connection a try, because why not.

Thinking we will see IAD on the A220 also?
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Old Posted Dec 11, 2019, 7:10 AM
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Also timed well for connections to and from NRT as well.
NRT arrives at 1105 the BOS flight departs at 1615. A 5+ hour connection is not timed well.

I think they wanted to get on this route ASAP even though it was earmarked for an A220. Perhaps it will convert to one when more come available.
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Old Posted Dec 11, 2019, 11:40 AM
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NRT arrives at 1105 the BOS flight departs at 1615. A 5+ hour connection is not timed well.

I think they wanted to get on this route ASAP even though it was earmarked for an A220. Perhaps it will convert to one when more come available.
It's timed virtual the same as EWR as well as the evening runs to LAX, SFO and IAH and all of those had a ton of connections from NRT this past summer.
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Thats great news! I fly regularly between YHZ and YYC so maybe I'll give that connection a try, because why not.
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I don't think they are allowed to sell that ticket.
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Old Posted Dec 11, 2019, 7:45 PM
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Even though BOS-YYC-NRT is doable, YYZ and YUL are much better placed to catch BOS-NRT/HND traffic.

Ex. Total trip time via YUL is almost 3 hours less westbound (4.5 hours eastbound), with a much more appealing departure/arrival time at BOS.

You won’t be seeing many NRT-YYC-BOS connections.

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I don't think they are allowed to sell that ticket.
He’s probably going to book the flights separately. But he needs to overnight in BOS.

Also, as a side note, they are allowed to sell a Canada-US-Canada ticket. They can’t sell a US-Canada-US ticket. Ex: LAX-YUL-BOS. That would be cabotage and is illegal.
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What do you guys make of the timing of this flight? Is it for connections on the YYC side? The timing doesn't line up with typical.....
Part of the flight timing is due to gate constraints. AC can only handle 3 aircraft and there is no ability to have remote stands, even for remain over night aircraft.

The AC flight arrives into BOS after the last YOW aircraft and departs the next morning before YOW aircraft returns.

AC's three gates have 1 gate for YYZ, 2nd gate for YUL/YOW, third gate for YOW/YYC/YVR.
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2019, 2:44 PM
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AC loaded long-haul changes for Feb.

LHR - Will operated on odd mix of 789/77W & even 763. The 767 seems to operate most of the month though.
FRA - Several flights seemed to have been removed, but still operated by 77W.

On Feb 14 & 15 both flights will be operated by on a 777.
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2019, 7:22 PM
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Also, as a side note, they are allowed to sell a Canada-US-Canada ticket. They can’t sell a US-Canada-US ticket. Ex: LAX-YUL-BOS. That would be cabotage and is illegal.
Didn't know that, thanks for the info.
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2019, 8:28 PM
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WestJet Announces YYC-BOS

That didn't take long. AC will last one season and bow out is my guess.
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http://westjet.mediaroom.com/2019-12...to-Calgary-hub

Annnd it just got interested. That didn't take long for WS to respond.
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Makes me wonder who's going to jump on IAD first.
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2019, 11:28 PM
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Makes me wonder who's going to jump on IAD first.
BOS actually makes more sense for WS, IAD for AC (United hub).
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Old Posted Dec 12, 2019, 11:58 PM
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Makes me wonder who's going to jump on IAD first.
Will be AC if it happens. I believe IAD was even on a list of possible A223 routes.
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Old Posted Dec 13, 2019, 12:16 AM
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Will be AC if it happens. I believe IAD was even on a list of possible A223 routes.
Both BOS and IAD were 223 routes.
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