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Old Jun 21, 12, 5:17 am
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Originally Posted by cs57 View Post
1) This was Delta, using a "New Luxury Constellation" . Flight #501 left Chicago at 3:45PM, and in Caracas at 7:00am next day via STL, MEM, MSY, HAV and KIN. The Delta (1952) timetable called this flight "The Caribbean Comet"!
Right cs57 -- but before it merged into Delta, Chicago & Southern Air Lines used DC-4 equipment on that route, and yes, they named it "The Caribbean Comet" -- and it was a bit slower -- departed Chicago at 10:30a, arriving CCS at 7a next day. Today AA can get you there via MIA in 7-1/2 hrs.
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