Atlantic Crossings (by plane)

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Atlantic Crossings (by plane)

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An overview of my Atlantic crossings by transatlantic flights.

BRU-JFK - 2007 - AA - 767
JFK-BRU - 2007 - AA - 767
BRU-JFK - 2008 - AA - 767
ORD-JFK - 2008 - AA - 767
FRA-MCO - 2009 - LH - 346
IAD-BRu - 2009 - UA - 777
LHR-JFK - 2010 - AA - 777
GRU-MAD - 2010 - IB - 343
AMS-YUL - 2013 - KL - MD11
DTW-AMS - 2013 - DL - 777
AMM-ORD - 2013 - RJ - 332
ORD-AMM - 2013 - RJ - 342
CDG-YUL - 2014 - AF - 744 - upperdeck
YUL-AMS - 2014 - KL - MD11 - last commercial MD11 service
LHR-LAX - 2015 - BA - 388
LAX-LHR - 2015 - BA - 388
FRA-JFK - 2015 - LH - 748
JFK-FRA - 2015 - LH - 388
SNN-JFK - 2016 - BA - 318 - BA1
JFK-SVO - 2016 - SU - 333
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Nice series.

I didn't keep a precise accounting of my transatlantic flights, but I do remember the highlights.

The first one, in 1961: LUX-KEF-IDL (the old name of JFK) on a Loftleidir (the old name of Icelandair) propeller-driven DC-6B. And of course the return flight on the same itinerary with the same plane. That was a 24-hr adventure on each way!

The professional ones: mostly BRU-JFK, on Sabena 707s, 747s and 310s, PanAm 310s, TWA 747.
Also BRU-LGW-ATL (SN 747 in codeshare with BCal) and ATL-BRU (SN 707 and 747),
BRU-ANC (on the way to NRT) on SN 707 and DC10,
BRU-ORD (SN 333),
SFO-ZRH (SR MD11),
BRU-IAD and back (SN 332)
YMX-LHR (AC 747)
BRU-DTW (SN 747)
[SN being Sabena and SR Swissair; all in Y, C (mostly) and even F class].

The leisure flights after retirement: FRA-MIA and back (LH 388), MAD-LIM and back (IB 346)

and also before retirement: BRU-Oaxaca, CUN-BRU, BRU-Varadero and Puerto de Plata-BRU on Sobelair 767-300ER.

I'm sure I have forgotten a lot, due to my old age... ;)
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A small query in the database:

The order isn't correct, but in general the most recent is first!

JFK BRU Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300
BRU JFK Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300
DFW LHR American Airlines Boeing 777-200ER
LHR DFW British Airways Boeing 747-400
EWR BRU Jet Airways Airbus A330-200
BRU EWR Jet Airways Airbus A330-200
MSP AMS Delta Air Lines Airbus 330-300
BRU ATL Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300ER
GIG CDG Air France Airbus A330-200
CDG GRU Air France Boeing 777-200ER
LIM AMS KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777-200
AMS LIM KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777-200
EWR BRU Jet Airways Airbus A330-200
BRU EWR Jet Airways Airbus A330-200
MIA LHR American Airlines Boeing 777-200
LHR MIA British Airways Boeing 747-400
PHL BRU US Airways Boeing 767
LHR PHL US Airways Airbus 330
EZE MAD Iberia Airlines Airbus 340
MAD EZE Iberia Airlines Airbus 340
EWR BRU Jet Airways Boeing 777
BRU JFK Jet Airways Boeing 777
JFK LHR American Airlines Boeing 777
BRU JFK American Airlines Boeing 767
BOS ZRH Swiss International Air Lines Airbus 330
ZRH BOS Swiss International Air Lines Airbus 330
JFK BRU Delta Air Lines Boeing 767
BRU JFK Delta Air Lines Boeing 767
RSW FRA Condor Flugdienst Boeing 767
FRA RSW Condor Flugdienst Boeing 767
JFK BRU Brussels Airlines Airbus 340
BRU BOS Brussels Airlines Airbus 340
YVR LHR British Airways Boeing 747
LHR YVR British Airways Boeing 747
MIA LHR American Airlines Boeing 777
CDG MIA American Airlines Boeing 767
LAX LHR American Airlines Boeing 777
BRU JFK American Airlines Boeing 767
ORD BRU American Airlines Boeing 767
BRU ORD American Airlines Boeing 767
ORD BRU American Airlines Boeing 767
MIA LHR PAN AM Boeing 747
LHR IAD PAN AM Boeing 747
BRU ORD American Airlines Boeing 767
BOS BRU Sabena Airbus 340
BRU BOS Sabena Airbus 340
EWR CDG Air France Boeing 777
CDG EWR Air France Boeing 777
EWR BRU Continental Airlines Boeing 767
BRU EWR Continental Airlines Boeing 767
JFK BRU Delta Air Lines Boeing 767
BRU JFK Delta Air Lines Boeing 767
EWR BRU Sabena Airbus 330
BRU JFK Sabena Airbus 340
OAK BRU Citybird Boeing 767
BRU LAS Citybird Boeing 767
SSA FRA Varig Boeing 747
FRA SSA Varig Boeing 747

Cheers,

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sn26567 wrote:
The first one, in 1961: LUX-KEF-IDL (the old name of JFK) on a Loftleidir (the old name of Icelandair) propeller-driven DC-6B. And of course the return flight on the same itinerary with the same plane. That was a 24-hr adventure on each way!
Awesome I can only dream about this
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sn26567 wrote:Nice series.

BRU-ANC (on the way to NRT) on SN 707 and DC10,
Gorgeous list indeed!

But if I remember well, Tokyo Airport was still Haneda, at least during the 707 years. :)

(That trip in First was a real treat at the time! On Sabena of course!)

And, btw, I think it was more a Pacific Crossing (I mean the second leg of the trip anyway) than an Atlantic one. ;)

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s/(by plane)/(airline passenger)/g

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convair wrote:
sn26567 wrote:BRU-ANC (on the way to NRT) on SN 707 and DC10
Gorgeous list indeed!

But if I remember well, Tokyo Airport was still Haneda, at least during the 707 years. :)
It was Narita: a 707 was used because all DC10s had been grounded after an accident.
convair wrote:(That trip in First was a real treat at the time! On Sabena of course!)
Yes indeed: the upper floor of the 747 was a lounge with after dinner drinks and Cuban cigars! And a dedicated stewardess ;)
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sn26567 wrote:
It was Narita: a 707 was used because all DC10s had been grounded after an accident.
I guess you're referring to the Ermenonville (near Paris) crash on take-off of a Turkish Airlines DC-10 in the early seventies, due to a belly door not well locked. All DC-10s worldwide were grounded for several days (weeks?).

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Narita was not open in the early seventies. This was probably after the O'Hare AA DC-10 crash in 1979.

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YYZ727 wrote:Narita was not open in the early seventies. This was probably after the O'Hare AA DC-10 crash in 1979.
Correctomundo!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_ ... _afterward

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Stij wrote:
YYZ727 wrote:Narita was not open in the early seventies. This was probably after the O'Hare AA DC-10 crash in 1979.
Correctomundo!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_ ... _afterward

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My first trip across the Atlantic was in 1975 - LHR-JFK - one way as we cruised back to Southampton on the QE2. The date was 22nd September and our aircraft was G-BBPU.

My other Atlantic crossings have been:
LHR-LAX on Air New Zealand 747-400, September 1995.
LAX-LHR on Air New Zealand 744 in September 1995.
LHR-LAX on ANZ 744 in April 1997 - flightdeck visit on that one :-)
LAX-LHR on Anz 744 in May 1997 - flightdeck visit on that one :-)
LHR-LAX on ANZ 744 in April 1998.
LAX-LHR on ANZ 744 in May 1998.
Sabena and Sobelair - gone but never forgotten.
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Hi,

Nice lists,
Mine :
AMS-MEX KL B74M
MEM-AMS KL MD11
BRU-VRA JAF B767
CUN-BRU JAF B767
BRU-VRA JAF B767
PUJ-BRU JAF B767
BRU-MBJ JAF B767
PUJ-BRU JAF B767
LHR-JFK AA B772
ORD-BRU AA B767
MAD-MIA IB A343
JFK-LHR BA B773
LHR-YVR BA B744
DFW-LHR AA B772
FRA-BOS LH B748
BOS-MUC LH A346
LHR-MIA BA B744
LAX-LHR BA A380
LHR-LAX BA A380
LAX-LHR AA B773
FRA-IAD LH B744
IAD-FRA LH B748

so far,...

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MUC-EWR LH 343
EWR-MUC LH 343
BRU-JFK SN 332
JFK-BRU SN 332
CDG-DTW NW DC10
DTW-CDG NW DC10
CDG-IAD UA 772
IAD-CDG UA772
CDG-JFK AF 772
JFK-CDG AF 772
CDG-IAD UA 772
IAD-CDG UA 772
BRU-IAD UA 763
IAD-BRU UA 763
BRU-IAD UA 763
IAD-BRU UA 772
LHR-ORD UA 763
IAD-BRU UA 763
BRU-IAD UA 772
JFK-FRA LH 346
BRU-YUL AC 763
YUL-BRU AC 763
AMS-IAH UA 764
IAD-FRA LH 748
MUC-YYZ AC 333
MIA-FRA LH 388
WAW-JFK LO 788
JFK-WAW LO 788
LHR-MIA BA 744
PHL-LHR BA 763
ZRH-EWR UA 764
ORD-BRU UA 772
BRU-EWR UA 772
MIA-VIE OS 772
CDG-DFW AA 772
LAX-LHR BA 388

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quixoticguide wrote:ORD-JFK - 2008 - AA - 767
did you cross the Atlantic on that one ? ;)

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I don't remember all the flights over the Atlantic but my first one yes .

It was with SABENA 747-100 Combi and we where in de Combi part changed to passagers seats .
September 1990...
We visited de upper deck that was still a bar.
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2000:

AMS-ATL KL/B763
ATL-AMS KL/B763
AMS-ATL KL/B763
ATL-AMS KL/B763
AMS-ATL KL/B763
ATL-AMS KL/B763

2001:
AMS-JFK KL/B742
ATL-AMS KL/B763
AMS-ATL KL/B763
ATL-AMS KL/B763
BRU-ATL DL/B763
ATL-BRU DL/B763

2002:
CDG-ATL AF/B77E
ATL-CDG AF/B77E
CDG-ATL AF/B77E
ATL-CDG DL/B77E
CDG-ATL AF/A343
ATL-CDG AF/A343

2003:
CDG-ATL AF/B77E
ATL-CDG AF/B77E
CDG-ATL AF/B77E
ATL-CDG AF/B77E
BRU-ATL DL/B763
ATL-BRU DL/B763

2004:
BRU-ATL DL/B763
ATL-BRU DL/B763
BRU-ATL DL/B763
ATL-BRU DL/B763

2005:
BRU-ATL DL/B763
ATL-BRU DL/B763
CDG-ATL AF/B77E
ATL-CDG AF/B77E
AMS-ATL KL/B763
EWR-AMS KL/B763
CDG-ATL AF/A343
ATL-CDG AF/A343

2006:
BRU-JFK: DL/B763
ATL-BRU: DL/B763
AMS-ATL: KL/B763
ATL-AMS: KL/B763
AMS-MEM: NW/DC10
DTW-AMS: NW/A333
AMS-KEF: FI/B752

2007:
KEF-AMS: FI/B752
BRU-ATL: DL/B763
ATL-BRU: DL/B763
AMS-PHL: US/B762
ATL-AMS: DL/B763
BRU-EWR: CO/B77E
EWR-BRU: CO/B77E
BRU-ATL: DL/B763

2008:
JFK-BRU: DL/B763
AMS-EWR: CO/B764
IAH-AMS: CO/B764
BRU-EWR: 9W/B77W
EWR-BRU: 9W/B77W
BRU-ATL: DL/B763
ATL-BRU: DL/B763

2009:
CDG-IAD: AF/B77W
IAH-AMS: KL/B73W (Privatair)
CDG-CVG: DL/B763
CVG-CDG: DL/B763
BRU-EWR: CO/B764
EWR-BRU: CO/B764

2010:
FRA-CLT: US/A333
CLT-FRA: US/A333
AMS-YUL: KL/MD11
BOS-CDG: AF/B744
MUC-MIA: LH/A343
MIA-MUC: LH/A343

2011:
LIS-PDL: S4/A310
PDL-LIS: S4/A310
BRU-EWR: CO/B77E
EWR-FRA: CO/B77E
CDG-CLT: US/A332
CLT-CDG: US/A332

2012:
CDG-YYZ: AC/B763
YYZ-CDG: AC/B763
BRU-JFK: SN/A333
JFK-BRU: SN/A333

2013:
BRU-YUL: AC/B763
YYZ-LHR: AC/B77W

2014:
FRA-JFK: SQ/A388
JFK-FRA: SQ/A388
MUC-CLT: LH/A346
IAH-IST: TK/B77W

2015:
ZRH-EWR: LX/A333
JFK-ZRH: LX/A333

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SNN-JFK - 2016 - BA - 318 - BA1
Lucky you!! :D

Myself:
SNN-YYZ: AirTransat - 310
YHM-DUB: FlyGlobeSpan - 767
BRU-ORD: American Airlines - 767
JFK-LHR: American Airlines - 757
BRU-YUL: Air Canada - 330
YUL-BRU: Air Canada - 330
BRU-JFK: Delta - 757/767 (Many times)
JFK-BRU: Delta - 757/767 (Many times)
BRU-ATL: Delta - 757/767 (Many times)
ATL-BRU: Delta - 757/767 (Many times)
CDG-SFO: Air France - 777
SFO-CDG: Air France - 777

Upcoming:
ORD-AMS: KLM - B747 (My first! 8-) )

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LHR-MIA - British Airways B744 (and return)
BRU-JFK - Delta B763 (and return)
LIS-FOR - TAP A313 (and return) --> 3 times
LIS-FOR - TAP A332 (and return) --> 5 times
AMS-FOR - Arke B763
NAT-AMS - Arke B763
MAD-REC - Iberia A343 (and return)
BRU-EWR - Continental B764 (and return)
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Update:
SNN-YYZ: AirTransat - 310
YHM-DUB: FlyGlobeSpan - 767
BRU-ORD: American Airlines - 767
JFK-LHR: American Airlines - 757
BRU-YUL: Air Canada - 330 (Multiple times)
YUL-BRU: Air Canada - 330
BRU-JFK: Delta - 757/767 (Multiple times)
JFK-BRU: Delta - 757/767 (Multiple times)
BRU-ATL: Delta - 757/767 (Multiple times)
ATL-BRU: Delta - 757/767 (Multiple times)
BRU-KEF: Icelandair - 757
KEF-BRU: Icelandair - 757
CDG-SFO: Air France - 777
SFO-CDG: Air France - 777
ORD-AMS: KLM - 747

Upcoming:
EWR-LHR: United - 767
MSP-AMS: Delta - 777

This will be my map (returns and multiple trips excluded):
http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=SNN-YYZ,YH ... WR,SFO-CDG

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