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Aircrart Arrival/Departure signs at BOS

Old Nov 3, 17, 2:35 am
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Aircrart Arrival/Departure signs at BOS

Sure this is a pedantic post, but what's FT for if not for the pedantic!

Flying out of BOS last week, I noticed upon arrival at the airport from the Sumner that the signs directing you to the terminals read "Aircraft Arrivals" and "Aircraft Departures." I don't recall ever seeing that wording before, either at Logan or elsewhere; I'm accustomed to signs that read "Flight Arrivals" and "Flight Departures." Are these signs new or have I just never noticed before?
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Old Nov 3, 17, 10:05 am
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Most flights in and out of BOS involve aircraft of some type. (The major exception is short hops to Salem, Mass., on Oct. 31.) When the aircraft arrives/leaves, so does the flight, and vice versa. I think it's much the same at most other airports.
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Old Nov 3, 17, 11:27 am
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They changed it about a year ago or so. The signs used to say the more common 'arrivals' and 'departures'.

Personally, the both ways seem perfectly obvious to me. But I have heard from at least one fairly experienced flyer that they get confused by arrivals/departures, because they see the signs as they are 'arriving at the airport', and think they should go to arrivals, not departures.
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Old Nov 4, 17, 4:46 am
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Originally Posted by Efrem View Post
I think it's much the same at most other airports.
Exactly. And yet most (all?) other airports use different terminology on their signage.
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