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Old Apr 17, 08, 2:14 pm
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flyboy777
 
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Originally Posted by Earthman View Post
Pity it's on a 777 though.
Theoretically, B747s could be used, cycling through JFK but I doubt any reason why. I thought this route would be to move traffic down back but it's obviously just to provide more comprehensive cover of the London - New York market. A 3 class B777 would have been quite bold competitively in the Open Skies arena.

I guess also this is to provide better connections from LGW destinations to North America on BA as well.
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