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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #375 on: August 22, 2017, 08:27:11 PM »
It's already showing as delayed on the very first flight... ::)
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #376 on: August 22, 2017, 09:03:03 PM »
It's already showing as delayed on the very first flight... ::)
That's SOP for LY, presumably for security reasons. They always bluff with ETA and actual arrivals.
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #378 on: August 24, 2017, 11:10:11 AM »

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #379 on: August 28, 2017, 04:41:35 AM »
Inaugural flight to EWR was moved up from October 29 to October 17 (Mon night after Succos).
Anyone here booked for Succos that will be giving the first TR?
I am scheduled to fly on it from LHR to TLV on Oct 24 - and yet as you point out it's also scheduled on the EWR route..

Does that mean they will have received a second one by then or they haven't yet decided when to stop flying to LHR?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #380 on: August 28, 2017, 07:06:37 AM »
I am scheduled to fly on it from LHR to TLV on Oct 24 - and yet as you point out it's also scheduled on the EWR route..

Does that mean they will have received a second one by then or they haven't yet decided when to stop flying to LHR?
Their second aircraft is due to arrive on October 9th.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #381 on: August 28, 2017, 09:25:02 AM »
Where is the 787 flying during the night while it does the day trip to London?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #382 on: August 28, 2017, 09:32:50 AM »
Where is the 787 flying during the night while it does the day trip to London?
Seating in Israel as far as I can tell?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #383 on: August 28, 2017, 09:33:54 AM »
Seating in Israel as far as I can tell?
To Newark!

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #384 on: August 28, 2017, 09:37:28 AM »
To Newark!
You're right! Just realized LY28 make it back on time to Israel and then goes on to London

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #385 on: August 28, 2017, 09:47:04 AM »
Let's try to explain how scheduling works for some who seem a bit confused.
We have 2 aircrafts:
Aircraft 1:
Departs to Newark Motzei Shabbos and arrives at 5:40am
Departs Newark at 1:30pm and arrives in TLV at 7:10am Monday morning.
It then departs at 10:15am to LHR, and leaves LHR at 3:25pm arriving in TLV about 10:15pm on Monday evening.
It then sets out to EWR again at 12:30am to arrive in EWR Tuesday morning at 5:50am
And so on....

Aircraft 2:
Departs TLV to LHR on Sunday at 10:15am and is back in TLV at 10:15pm so that it can head out to Newark for the Sunday night 12:30am flight, because the aircraft that flew to Newark Motzei Shabbos still hasn't returned and will only be arriving in TLV at 7:10am the following morning.
Then arrives back in TLV early Tuesday morning and does the Tuesday route to London, since the aircraft that did it Monday is now enroute to EWR
And so on.....

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #386 on: August 28, 2017, 11:06:04 AM »
Where is the 787 flying during the night while it does the day trip to London?
Until the Newark service starts?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #387 on: August 28, 2017, 11:08:28 AM »
Until the Newark service starts?
Seating in Israel as far as I can tell?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #388 on: August 28, 2017, 11:30:51 AM »


Planes never sit! They have to be flying!

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #389 on: August 28, 2017, 12:24:17 PM »
Planes never sit! They have to be flying!
Relax. Even this rule has plenty of exceptions. El Al has a plane sitting in EWR every day for 7 hours (and 42 hrs over the weekend).
IINM, most short haul domestic flights in the US don't operate through the night either.
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