Topic of the Week: 2012 Flying Summary

Since I flew on December 30, I had to wait to post this until the new year. Here is my summary. It was light for me especially since I didn’t do much flying when my son was born early in the year.

Miles: 26,242 (38,310 last year)
Segments: 17 (26 last year)
New Aircraft: 777-300ER
New Airlines: none
New Airports: Wilmington, NC
Most Common Aircraft: 737-700 (4 flights, 3 on 737-800 as well)
Most Common Airline: Southwest (4 segments)
Most Common Airport: LAX (5 dep/3 arr)
Most Common Non-Directional Route: Many tied at 2 segments

How’d you do?


75 Responses to Topic of the Week: 2012 Flying Summary

  1. Bobber says:

    Here goes – pitifully low compared to the miles monsters that will no doubt populate the rest of these comments:

    Miles: 62,501 (52,000 last year)
    ?Segments: 15 ?New Aircraft: 777-300, 757-300?
    New Airlines: JetAirways?
    New Airports: San Luis Obispo?
    Most Common Aircraft: 777-200 ?
    Most Common Airline: United ?
    Most Common Airport: LHR

  2. Michael says:

    Miles: 4305(5360 last year)
    Segments: 6 (8 last year)
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: United
    New Airports: None
    Most Common Aircraft: CRJ-200 and 717 2 flights each
    Most Common Airline: United and United express (4 segments)
    Most Common Airport: MKE (2 dep/2 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: all one

  3. A fair number of segments, but not a lot of miles for me…
    Miles: 13,672 (17,001 last year)
    Segments: 37 (21 last year)
    New Aircraft: CRJ900, C402, DC-95, 752, Metroliner
    New Airlines: Delta/DL Connection, United/UAX, Cape Air, Spirit, AA/Eagle, Bearskin
    New Airports: JFK, Lancaster PA, Harrisburg, Dulles, Detroit, Columbus, O’Hare, Philly, Islip, LaGuardia, Sudbury ON, Ogdensburg NY, Albany, DCA, DFW, Tulsa, Hobby, Houston-Bush, Tyler TX, Charlotte, Waterloo ON
    Most Common Aircraft: Dash-8 (DH4 x7, DH3 x1, DH1 x1)
    Most Common Airline: Air Canada (9 segments)
    Most Common Airport: YTZ (3 Dep / 2Arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: YTZ-YUL x3

  4. Rui A. says:

    Miles (34287 mi.) and segments: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=LIS-LHR-LIS-FRA-YYZ-LHR-LIS-DXB-BKK-USM-KUL-KIX-NRT-DXB-LIS-FRA-TXL-BRU-LIS
    New aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER, Airbus A380-800, Airbus A340-300.
    New airlines: Lufthansa, Air Canada, Air Asia X, Emirates, Bangkok Airways
    New airports: DXB, BKK, USM, KUL, KIX
    Most common aircraft: Airbus A32x
    Most common airline: TAP (7 segments)
    Most common airport: LIS
    Most common non-directional route: LIS-LHR

  5. Charles says:

    Miles: 89,472 (79,838 last year)
    Segments: 181 (175 last year)
    New Aircraft: Boeing 717
    New Airlines: Hawaiian, Island Air
    New Airports: LIH, BOS, SEA, MSY
    Most Common Aircraft: CRJ-200 (53 flights)
    Most Common Airline: Delta (169 segments)
    Most Common Airport: MSP (47 dep/48 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: MSP/DSM (46x)

  6. LT_DT says:

    Miles: 32440 (~55000 last year)
    Segments: 28
    New Aircraft: Q400
    New Airlines: Horizon
    New Airports: PDX, IAH
    Most Common Aircraft: 737
    Most Common Airline: United
    Most Common Airport: SEA

  7. Ralfinho says:

    Miles: 27,152
    Segments: 10
    New Aircraft: None
    New Airlines: None
    New Airports: CVG
    Most Common Aircraft: Boeing 767-400ER
    Most Common Airline: Delta Air Lines (all 10 segments)
    Most Common Airport: ATL (4 Dep / 4 Arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: FRA-ATL (4 flights)

  8. A says:

    Miles: 31,257
    Segments: 27
    New Aircraft: 767-400ER
    New Airlines: WestJet
    New Airports: YUL, YHG
    Most Common Aircraft: 757-200
    Most Common Airline: Delta
    Most Common Airport: MSP (all departures) YYZ, SEA, SLC (destination – all tied)
    Most Common Non-Directional: DTW-YUL (3 flights)

  9. Jared says:

    Miles: 43,063 (34,173 in 2011)
    Segments: 27
    New Aircraft: ERJ-190, de Haviland Twin Otter,
    New Airlines: Allegiant, Wizz Air, Air Canada, Harbour Air, Lufthansa
    New Airports: Munich (MUC), Bellingham (BLI), Budapest (BUD), Prague (PRG), Vancouver (YVR), Vancouver-Coal Harbour (CXH), Victoria Harbour (YWH), Chicago-Midway (MDW)
    Most Common Aircraft: Boeing 737 (13 Segments) or Boeing 777-200 (16,326 mi.)
    Most Common Airline: American Airlines (10 segments & 26,624 mi.)
    Most Common Airport: LAX (8 Dep / 7 Arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: 2 each: LHR-LAX, BUR-OAK, OAK-BUR

  10. Jason H says:

    Miles: 23,058 (21,884 last year)
    Segments: 20 (15 last year)
    New Aircraft: None
    New Airlines: Southwest
    New Airports: SJU, LAS, MKE, JFK, IAD, DCA
    Most Common Aircraft: A320
    Most Common Airline: Delta (8 segments)
    Most Common Airport: DEN (8 dep/8 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DEN-SFO

  11. Eric in ICT says:

    Miles: 2,794 (paltry compared to most, I know)
    Segments: 6 (2 last year)
    New aircraft: None
    New airlines: None
    New airports: None
    Most common aircraft: ERJ 145 (2 segments)
    Most common airline: United (6 segments)
    Most common airport: ICT (2 dep/2 arr)
    Most common non-directional route: 2 tied at 2

  12. Ryan says:

    Miles: 65,657 (79,596 last year)
    Segments: 55 (53 last year)
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: TAM, GOL, Expressjet
    New Airports: STL, GRU, GIG, CWB, CGH, MIA, OAJ, LGB, SJD
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-800 (16 flights)
    Most Common Airline: Alaska (27 segments)
    Most Common Airport: SEA (14 dep/13 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: CLT-ILM

  13. Sanjeev M says:

    Miles: 34,828 miles
    Segments: 22
    New Aircraft: 77W, A333, E175, 739ER
    New Airlines: Cathay, GoAir (India), Lufthansa (at least in my memory)
    New Airports: NRT, HKG, MUC, FCO, MSP, and FRA
    Most Common Aircraft: A320 and B737 tied at 5 segments each
    Most Common Airline: Delta (8 segments)
    Most Common Airport: DTW (10 segments)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DTW-BWI

    I just discovered openflights.org which is so amazing! Happy new year to you all!

  14. CrankyHotz says:

    Miles: 28,856 (54,215 last year)
    Segments: 26 (65 last year)
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: none
    New Airports: SCL, MDZ, EZE, AEP, IGR
    Most Common Aircraft: A320 (6 flights)
    Most Common Airline: United (8 segments)
    Most Common Airport: TYS
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: Many tied at 2

  15. ChuckMO says:

    I don’t fly for business, and took two flying vacations this year.
    2012 stats:

    Miles: 6,342
    Segments: 4
    New Aircraft: WN 737-800 routing STL-LAS
    New Airline: Frontier
    Home Airport: STL, 2 flights out, 2 back
    Most Common Airport excluding STL: DEN
    Airlines Flown: Frontier STL-DEN-PSP return. All segments A-319
    Southwest STL-LAS-SAN-DEN-STL. 1 737-800, 3 737-700

  16. ChuckMO says:

    Sorry, segments: 8!

  17. Seth says:

    Miles: 32495
    Segments: 18
    New Aircraft: A380-800
    New Airlines: Singapore Airlines, Tiger Airways, Air Asia
    New Airports: SIN,KUL,KBV,SLC
    Most Common Aircraft: A320-200
    Most Common Airline: Jetblue
    Most Common Airport: BOS
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: all one

  18. Patrick says:

    Besides the below, it was my first long-distance helicopter trip, from Lo Manthang to KTM.

    Miles: 142,788
    Segments: 76
    New Aircraft: Q400, Dornier 228, A300-600, Saab 340b, Airbus A380
    New Airlines: Agni Air, Etihad, China Eastern, China Southern, Dragonair, Cathay Pacific, Silk Air
    New Airports: Kathmandu (KTM), Pokhara (PKR), Jomsom (JMO), Chengdu (CTU), Xi’an (XIY), Hong Kong (HKG), Brisbane (BNE), Ulan Bator (ULN), Dalanzagad (DLZ)
    Most Common Aircraft: 757-200 (18 flights)
    Most Common Airline: United (36 flights)
    Most Common Airport: ORD (39 visits)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: ORD – SEA (31 trips)

  19. David K. says:

    Miles: 64, 664
    Segments: 39
    New Aircraft: 777-200LR
    New Airlines: none
    New Airports: LIH, OGG, BDA
    Most Common Aircraft: A330 (12 flights)
    Most Common Airline: Virgin America (11 segments)
    Most Common Airport: LAX (14 dep/14 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: LAX-ATL (5 segments)

  20. David K. says:

    Miles: 64, 664
    Segments: 39
    New Aircraft: 777-200LR
    New Airlines: none
    New Airports: LIH (Lihue, HI), OGG (Maui, HI), BDA (Bermuda)
    Most Common Aircraft: A320 (12 flights)
    Most Common Airline: Virgin America (11 segments)
    Most Common Airport: LAX (14 dep/14 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: LAX-ATL (5 segments)

  21. Joe says:

    Mostly confined to the western US and Canada this year.

    Miles: 31379
    Segments: 36
    New aircraft: 737-900, Emb 190
    New airline: none
    New airports: SEA, STL, DSM, FCA, BZN
    Most common aircraft: CRJ-200 (sadly)
    Most common airline: UA
    Most common (non-home) airport: DEN
    Most common route: DEN-SMF

  22. brian says:

    Miles: 67,455
    Segments: 20
    New aircraft: N/A
    New airlines: JAL, LAN, FlyNiki
    New airports: KUL, EZE, BRC
    Most common airline: Delta
    Most common airport: JFK
    Most common route: JFK-CDG

  23. jaymanlb says:

    Miles: 140,301 (89,365 last year)
    Segments: 114 (65 last year)
    New Aircraft: 777-300ER (Air New Zealand, ANA), A300 (China Eastern)
    New Airlines: ANA, China Eastern, Brussels Airlines, Icelandair
    New Airports: Tokyo HND, Beijing Capital, Hangzhou, Xian, Hong Kong, Keflavik
    Most Common Aircraft: A320, CRJ-900, A321
    Most Common Airline: US Airways, jetBlue Airways, Air New Zealand
    Most Common Airport: Long Beach LGB (lots of connections through PHX), LAX, SNA, LHR

  24. Brian Lusk says:

    Miles 17,950
    Segments: 36
    New Aircraft: Q/400, 737-800
    New Airlines: 0
    New Airports: 0
    Most Common Airline: Southwest
    Most Common Airport: DAL
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-700, 737-300
    Most Common Route: DAL AUS
    Longest Flight: ABQ-SEA
    Shortest Flight: BHM-ATL

  25. Miles: 6,784
    New Airlines: None
    Most Common Aircraft: A320
    Most Common Airline: Delta
    Most Common Airport: SAN

  26. Miles: N/A
    New Aircraft: N/A
    New Airports: AVL, JAC, DEN
    Most Common Airline: United
    Most Common Airport- Hometown Airport: SAN
    Most Common Aircraft: A320, 737-900ER
    Most Common Route: ORD-SAN
    Longest Flight: ORD-SAN
    Shortest Flight: AVL-ATL

  27. Deaddin Edris says:

    Here goes:
    Miles: 116,000 (122,000 last year)
    Segments: 68.5 (66.5 last year)
    New Aircraft: 767-300 (new United configuration
    New Airlines: Jet Airways
    New Airports: Hyderabad, Bangalore, Barcelona, Cannes
    Most Common Aircraft: 737 (of some sort)
    Most Common Airline: United
    Most Common Airport: SEA (home), 2nd is SFO (connections)

  28. Miles: 42,618 (39,914 in 2011)
    Segments: 37
    New aircraft: n/a
    New airline: Etihad; Orient Thai
    New airports: ABZ, AUH, BFS, BOD, CGN, CIA, DUS, HHN, KUL, LYS, RMI, SEN, TRN, TSF
    Most common aircraft: 737
    Most common airline: Ryanair (12 Segments)
    Most common (non-home) airport: EWR (4 segments)
    Most common route: LHR ? EWR (4 Segments)

  29. Dale says:

    Miles: 103,092 miles (94,500 in 2011)
    Segments: 59 (46 in 2011)
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: Qatar, Buddha Air
    New Airports: Doha, Kathmandu
    Most Common Aircraft: A321 (18 segments), A319 (17 Segments)
    Most Common Airline: US Airways
    Most Common Airport: CLT (home) DCA (work)

  30. Johnny Jet says:

    2012 Miles Flown: 176,039
    Segments: 92
    Carriers: 29 (Southwest, Delta, American, Caribbean Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Horizon, Skywest, United, Hawaiian, US Airways, Qatar Airways, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect, Air India, American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express, Air France, Porter, Air Canada, CommutAir, British Airways, WestJet, Korean Air, Virgin Australia, Direct Air, Qantas, REX, Pinnacle)
    Countries: 20 (USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Canada, Qatar, India, Maldives, France, England, Italy, Montenegro, Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, Korea, Indonesia, Australia, Panama)
    States: 14 (FL,CA,NY,PA,HI,AZ,CT,MI,TX,RI,GA,CO,OH,IL)

    Link to routes and airlines http://www.johnnyjet.com/2012/02/johnny-jets-2012-flights/

  31. Miles: 190,619 (86,651 last year) record year for me, lots of international travel
    Segments: 147 (83 last year)
    Most Common Airline: Delta
    Most Common Airpot: BZN (home), SLC (connector)

  32. Miles: 50,000+ (unknown last year)
    Segments: 40 (unknown last year)
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: none
    New Airports: Kansas City, Osaka KIX, San Diego, Houston IAH, Maui,
    Most Common Aircraft: 757-200 (15 flights)
    Most Common Airline: United (all segments)
    Most Common Airport: SFO (5 dep/3 arr)
    Most Common Routes: SFO-LAX and ORD-DTW (4 segments)

  33. Bobber says:

    1,138,958 miles reported so far.

    47,456 ave.

    Anybody want to work out the CO2 emissions on our recklessness!?

  34. Ron says:

    Super simple flying year for me, just two transatlantic round-trips.

    Miles: 30214 (last year: 33054)
    Segments: 8 (last year: 14)
    New Aircraft: 747-400 Combi
    New Airlines: none
    New Airport: Istanbul
    Most Common Aircraft: 747-400 (2 passenger, 2 combi)
    Most Common Airline: Delta and KLM tied at 4
    Most Common Airport: LAX, JFK and AMS tied at 4 (2 dep/2 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: all tied at 2

  35. A says:

    Wow, I thought a lot more would be in the 100,000+ range

  36. razzle says:

    Miles: 14,674 (+1400? on La Costena)
    Segments: 9 (+4 on La Costena)
    New Aircraft: Cessna Grand Caravan
    New Airlines: La Costena
    New Airports: MIA, MGA, Bluefields, Corn Island, Bilwi
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-800
    Most Common Airline: American
    Most Common Airport: SEA

  37. Brian says:

    Miles: 13,250 (57,906 last year)
    Segments: 10 (27 last year)
    New Aircraft: 767-400ER; Avro RJ100
    New Airlines: Swiss, US Airways
    New Airports: EWR, FCO, PHX, VCE, ZRH
    Most Common Aircraft: Tied: E170 and A320 (2 flights)
    Most Common Airline: United (6 segments)
    Most Common Airport: Tied: DSM, ORD (2 dep/2 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DSM-ORD

  38. Chicago Chris says:

    Miles: 74,012 (5,735 last year) all domestic
    Segments: 80 (8 last year)
    Carriers: 13
    New Aircraft: Q400, 777-300ER, CL-600, 767-400ER
    New Airlines: Allegiant, GoJet, CommutAir,
    New Airports: GTF, BZN, MSO, FCA, SFO, LAX, AZA, BUF, HLN, CLT, IAD, PHX, GEG, TUL,
    Most Common Aircraft: CRJ-700 (14)
    Most Common Airline: United (62) (Express 36 (Skywest (16), mainline (26))
    Most Common Airport: ORD (32)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: ORD-BZN

  39. MeanMeosh says:

    I just took a new job that involves pretty much no travel at all, so sadly, this is probably the last year I’ll have any fun flying numbers to speak of – and the year I finally lose that coveted elite status for good :(

    Miles: 38,633
    Segments: 33
    New Aircraft: 737-800; ERJ-145
    New Airlines: Copa, plus ExpressJet if you count regionals separately
    New Airports: SCL, PTY, MDW, OKC, DXB (an airport I hope to NEVER have to deal with again…)
    Most Common Aircraft: Technically the 737, though through a variety of variants which I didn’t keep proper track of
    Most Common Airline: WN (13 segments)
    Most Common Airport: home base – DFW; non-home airport – STL
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DFW-STL

    • MeanMeosh says:

      Oops, forgot the most important “other” factoid – flew in the upper deck of a 747 for the first time :)

  40. Miles: 61,9071 (39,119 last year)
    Segments: 98 (66 last year)
    New Aircraft: None
    New Airlines: None
    New Airports: Nashville (BNA), Midland/Odessa (MAF)
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-700 (44 flights)
    Most Common Airline: Southwest (79 flights)
    Most Common Airport: DAL
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DAL/OKC (6 segments)

  41. Axelsarkis says:

    I fly once a year. Depressing, yes, but what is one going to do?

    AZ LAX-MAD return via FCO.

    777 and A320.

    (Of note: my LAX-FCO 777 carried the Pope at one point.)

    Sadly, being in school, I don’t fly.

  42. ancdude says:

    Miles: 38,200
    Segments: 39
    New Aircraft:
    New Airlines: none
    New Airports: SAN, FLL
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-800
    Most Common Airline: Alaska(20 segments)
    Most Common Airport: ANC
    Most Common Non-Directional Route:

    Missed qualifying for MVP Gold by 2800 miles, and would have had them if I hadn’t miscalculated and made the last trip of 2012 on a miles award ticket. Rats!

  43. CP says:

    Total Miles: 224,772 (v. 198, 567 in 2011)
    Segments: 181 (149 domestic U.S., 12 intercontinental, 4 intra-continental, 16 domestic Australia) (v. 187 in 2011)
    New Aircraft: None
    New Airports: SYR (visited a total of 43)
    Most Common Aircraft: 737
    Most Common Airport: DCA
    Most Common Route: DFW-DCA
    Most Common Airline: American

  44. Kevin says:

    Miles: 89,572
    Segments: 59
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: none
    New Airports: BCN, SAN, DUB
    Most Common Aircraft: tied, 757 & 737-800
    Most Common Airline: United
    Most Common Airport: EWR
    Most Common Route: EWR-SFO-EWR

  45. odraude says:

    Miles: 45,996
    Segments: 32
    New Aircraft:777-200ER, A321, A330-200, A340-600
    New Airlines: Lufthansa, Vueling, Easyjet.
    New Airports: DXB, FRA, BRN, ORY, ATL
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-700
    Most Common Airline: COPA (23 segments)
    Most Common Airport: PTY
    Most Common Non-Directional Route:PTY-MDE (5 segments)

  46. Jeremy says:

    In Miles 13,207

    Hours 32:36

    Domestic 17

    Longest Flight (distance): 1,670 mi, 3:32 h, New Orleans (Louis Armstrong) – Los Angeles (International), 06-17-2012
    Longest Flight (duration): 3:52 h, 1,463 mi, Dallas/Fort Worth (International) – San Francisco (International), 11-16-2012
    Shortest Flight (distance): 337 mi, 0:44 h, Los Angeles (International) – Oakland (International), 06-17-2012
    Shortest Flight (duration): 0:44 h, 337 mi, Los Angeles (International) – Oakland (International), 06-17-2012
    Fastest Flight: 540 mi/h, 1,233 mi, 2:17 h, Los Angeles (International) – Dallas/Fort Worth (International), 11-12-2012
    Slowest Flight: 314 mi/h, 680 mi, 2:10 h, Seattle (Seattle-Tacoma International) – San Francisco (International), 03-03-2012
    Average Flight: 777 mi, 1:55 h

  47. David M says:

    Miles: 55,708
    Segments: 31
    New Aircraft: 747-400
    New Airlines: China Airlines (CI), JetBlue (B6), Allegiant (G4)
    New Airports: Carlsbad (CLD), Brussels (BRU)
    Most Common Aircraft: 757-200 (6 segments)
    Most Common Airline: SkyWest (5 segments)
    Most Common Airport: LAX
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: LAX-HNL (4 one way segments, 2 each direction)

    Interesting side note: I flew on special livery airplanes on all three new airlines: CI SkyTeam, B6 Red Sox, G4 Blue Man Group.

  48. Miles: 8,005 (12,044 last year)
    Segments: 12 (12 last year)
    New Aircraft: ERJ-140
    New Airlines: American Eagle, Allegiant, Frontier, Republic
    New Airports: EUG, TUS, BLI, DEN, CID, DFW
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-700, CRJ-700, ERJ-140 (2 each)
    Most Common Airline: Skywest (3 segments)
    Most Common Airport: LAX (3 dep/2 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: LAX-TUS, 2 segments (All others unique!)

  49. John says:

    Miles: 11964 (4087 last year)
    Segments: 13 (4 last year)
    New aircraft: ERJ-145, 757-300, MD-88
    New airlines: (none)
    New airports: PHX, MSP, BDA, DTW, ATL
    Most common aircraft: 737-800, 3 segments
    Most common airline: Delta, 8 segments
    Most common airport: BOS – 3 departures, 4 arrivals
    Most common non-directional route – BOS-MSP, BOS-BDA, ATL-SRQ – 2 segments each

  50. Kyle B says:

    Miles: 21,775 (25,727 last year)?Segments: 34 (33 last year)?
    New Aircraft: 767-200ER (United)?New Airlines: none?
    New Airports: Austin, TX
    Most Common Aircraft: 737 (24 flights: 16 -700, 6 -300, 2 -500 )?
    Most Common Airline: Southwest (21 segments)?Most Common Airport: BOS (8 dep/8 arr)?
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: BOS-BWI (7)

  51. Steve says:

    Miles: 91,959 (Less last year)
    Segments: 71 (less last year)
    New Aircraft: 330-200, E190
    New Airlines: Allegiant, Hawaiian, Island Air, SWISS
    New Airports: ACK, AZA, BCN, FLG, JAC, HYA, KOA, ONT, TLV, ZRH
    Most Common Aircraft: A319 (15 flights), 321 (12 flights), CR9 (12 flights)
    Most Common Airline: US Airways (61 segments)
    Most Common Airport: PHX (22 dep/22 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: PHX-FAT

  52. Tim says:

    Well…..
    Mileage:150k+
    Segments: 198 – about average
    New aircraft – none for me – 747-400 – including QFs longreachers (x4);777-300; 737-300,500,700,800,900;767;757;DC10;A330;A319;A320;A340;King Airs;DH8;ERJs, CRJs, Skytrain
    New Airline:Swiss
    Most Common A/C: 737-700
    Most Comon Airline:WN
    Most Common Airport: STL
    Most Common Route:STL-DAL
    Furthest Airport: DRW

  53. Fred says:

    Miles: 63,085
    Segments: 36
    New Aircraft: none (787 in a week though)
    New Airlines: Virgin Atlantic, Nok Air
    New Airports: SJC, YUL, KIX, UTH, LGW, EDI
    Most Common Aircraft: B777 (6), B737 (5)
    Most Common Airline: United, Alaska (7 each), Singapore (6)
    Most Common Airport: PIT (7), OAK, SEA, BKK (6 each)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: OAK-SEA (4)

    • Fred says:

      Actually, I forgot that I flew an MD-90 for the first time last year (MSP-ATL)
      And fwiw, also flew a DC-9 for what will probably be the last time ever (same trip, ATL-PIT)

  54. Ryan says:

    Miles: 14,827
    Segments: 19
    New Aircraft: CRJ-900
    New Airlines: Pinnacle
    New Airports: EWR
    Most Common Aircraft: Airbus 320 (5 times)
    Most Common Airline: United (9 times)
    Most Common Airport: PDX (10 times)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: PDX-DEN

  55. cahdot says:

    63,000
    segments 38
    new aircrafts lufthansa?
    new airlines virgin-nice
    new airports-ams/munich
    comon craft???
    common airlines delta/united/common airport atlanta/

  56. SubwayNut says:

    Posting to be the one totally different travel patterns
    Miles: 3,615
    Segments: 2
    New Aircraft: None
    New Airlines: None
    New Airports: SLC
    Most Common Aircraft: Airbus 320 (both flights)
    Most Common Airline: JetBlue (both Flights)
    Most Common Airport: JFK (both flights)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: JFK-SLC, DEN-JFK (my two flights)

    I should add that I traveled by ground for 12,056 miles on Amtrak, 2,775 miles on VIA Rail Canada and about 2,500 miles on intercity buses (mostly Greyhound, MegaBus plus a few Amtrak California buses).

    Hopefully I’ll fly a bit more this year since all my traveling earned me AGR Select+ Status with UnitedClub access.

  57. Shane says:

    Miles: 55,000
    Segments: 29
    New Aircraft: A321 (Aeroflot), 737-800 (United)
    New Airlines: Brussels, Aeroflot, Siberian (S7), Spirit
    New Airports: SVX, SVO
    Most Common Aircraft: B777
    Most Common Airline: United
    Most Common Airport: IAD
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DCA – ORD
    Most airports for a single round-trip itinerary: 9 (IAD-DME-SVX-SVO/DME-FRA-DEN-LAS-SFO-BWI)

  58. Robin J says:

    Miles: 76,890 ( last year)?Segments: 35
    Longest Flight (distance): 10,894 km, 12:36 h, London (Heathrow) – Singapore (Changi), 11.05.2012
    Longest Flight (duration): 13:30 h, 10,894 km, Singapore (Changi) – London (Heathrow), 22.12.2012
    Shortest Flight (distance): 238 km, 0:50 h, Canberra (International) – Sydney (Kingsford Smith), 12.04.2012
    Shortest Flight (duration): 0:50 h, 238 km, Canberra (International) – Sydney (Kingsford Smith), 12.04.2012
    Fastest Flight: 902 km/h, 10,894 km, 12:05 h, London (Heathrow) – Singapore (Changi), 12.09.2012
    Average Flight: 3,490 km, 4:23 h
    New Aircraft: CRJ700
    New Airline: American Eagle
    New Airports: Bangalore, Albuquerque, London City
    Most Common Aircraft: 747-400 (10 flights)
    Most Common Airline: British Airways (13 segments)
    Most Common Airports: SYD and SIN (10 each)
    Most Common Routes: SYD-SIN and MEL-HBA (3 each)
    New Aircraft: CRJ700 (American Eagle)
    New Airline: American Eagle

  59. Todd says:

    Miles: 42,396
    Segments: 28
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: Cathay Pacific, Bangkok Airlines, Thai Air Asia, Thai Smile
    New Airports: HKG, BKK, CNX, HKT, KBV
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-800
    Most Common Airline: Alaska (15 segments)
    Most Common Airport: SFO (9 dep/8 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: SFO – PDX

  60. johosofat says:

    Miles: 24,456 (22,410 last year)
    Segments: 30 (23 last year)
    New Aircraft: Beechcraft King Air 350, Douglas DC-8-62 Combi, Embraer 145
    New Airlines: Air Transport International, Pinnacle, ExpressJet
    New Airports: Ontario, CA (ONT), Sacramento Executive (SAC), Sacramento McClellan (MCC), Long Beach (LGB), Lincoln, CA (LHM), Detroit (DTW), Hewanorra, St. Lucia (UVF), Washington-National (DCA), South Bend, IN (SBN), Quebec City (YQB), Boston (BOS), Seattle (SEA)
    Most Common Aircraft: 737-700 (5 flights, 4 on 737-800 as well)
    Most Common Airline: Delta (9 segments)
    Most Common Airport: SMF (7 dep/7 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: SMF-PHX (4 flights)

  61. chbrown03 says:

    Miles: 8,866
    Segments: 10
    New Aircraft: None
    New Airlines: jetBlue
    New Airports: None
    Most Common Aircraft: A-320 (5 segments)
    Most Common Airline: jetBlue (4 segments)
    Most Common Airport: EWR (2 dep/3 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: None

    All in all a pretty unexciting year compared with years past!

  62. AJ says:

    Miles: 34,434
    Segments: 14
    New Aircraft: A340-500, A340-600, DHC-8 Dash 8
    New Airlines: Etihad, Aegean, Olympic Air, Air Berlin
    New Airports: Phuket (HKT), Abu Dhabi (AUH), Athens (ATH), Milos (MLO), Crete Heraklion (HER)
    Most Common Aircraft: A320-200
    Most Common Airline: Jetstar (4 Segments)
    Most Common Airport: MEL
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: Several tied on 2.

  63. John G says:

    Miles: 158,950
    Segments: 159
    New Aircraft: 787-8 (yes!)
    New airlines: none
    New Airports: Providentiales/Turks and Caicos (PLS), Southwest Fla (ECP), Grand Island (GRI), Sioux City (SUX), YQT (Saskatoon), YQR (Regina), Billings (BIL)

    Total airports to date: 277

  64. Sandra W says:

    Miles: 119589
    Segments: 38
    New Airlines: Virgin America & America Airlines
    New Airports: Asheville, NC & Geneva Switzerland
    Most Common Aircraft:
    Most Common Airline: Virgin Australia (16 segments)
    Most Common Airport: Brisbane Australia

  65. malbarda says:

    Miles: 230,000 (I estimated non-program flights with 2x Jet Blue and 4x Porter)
    Segments: 78
    New Aircraft: none
    New Airlines: Jet Blue, Jet Airways (India)
    New Airports: Dallas FW, Aspen, Co.
    Most Common Aircraft: 767, 777
    Most Common Airline: 1. Delta (25 segments); 2. KLM (17 segments); 3. AA (13 segments)
    Most Common Airport: JFK
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: JFK – LHR tied with JFK – AMS

  66. David says:

    Okay, I’ll play along. Nice to see so many others keep such fastidious logs of this stuff.

    Miles: 44,190 (38,026 last year)
    Segments: 37 (31 last year)
    New Aircraft: none (that I remember)
    New Airlines: Austrian (missed Malev by 3 days)
    New Airports: Toronto (YYZ), Nuremberg (NUE), Stuttgart (STR), Vienna (VIE), Budapest (BUD), Amsterdam (AMS), Basel (BSL), Zurich (ZRH)
    Most Common Aircraft: A319 or A320
    Most Common Airline: United (27 segments)
    Most Common Airport: ORD (5x), SJC (4x), FRA (4x)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DEN-ORD
    Longest Leg: DEN-FRA (5020 miles)
    Shortest Leg: VIE-BUD (133 miles)

  67. Austin says:

    Miles: 221,351 (102,008 in 2011)
    Segments: 137 (68)
    New Aircraft: Airbus A380, Bombardier Q400, CRJ700, CRJ900
    New Airlines: Air France, Asiana, Royal Air Maroc, Singapore, Thai, Turkish
    New Airports: Albuquerque (ABQ), Paris (CDG), Cleveland (CLE), Seoul (GMP; ICN), Istanbul (IST, Prague (PRG), Providence (PVD), Richmond (RIC), Yeosu (RSU)
    Most Common Aircraft: Boeing 757 (33 flights)
    Most Common Airline: United (81 segments)
    Most Common Airport: BOS (58x)
    Most Common Route: BOS-SFO (16x each way)
    Longest Flight (distance): 6,922 mi, 12:06 h, Hong Kong (International) – San Francisco (International), 07-15-2012
    Longest Flight (duration): 12:06 h, 6,922 mi, Hong Kong (International) – San Francisco (International), 07-15-2012
    Shortest Flight (distance): 180 mi, 0:54 h, Zurich (Kloten) – Frankfurt (Rhein-Main), 07-08-2012
    Shortest Flight (duration): 0:38 h, 227 mi, Charlotte (Charlotte/Douglas International) – Atlanta (Hartsfield Jackson), 10-04-2012
    Fastest Flight: 572 mi/h, 6,922 mi, 12:06 h, Hong Kong (International) – San Francisco (International), 07-15-2012
    Slowest Flight: 160 mi/h, 200 mi, 1:15 h, Boston (Logan) – Newark (Liberty), 04-12-2012
    Average Flight: 1,616 mi, 3:32 h

  68. Daniel says:

    A little late

    Miles: 137,024 (104,097 last year)
    Segments: 160 (172 last year)
    New Aircraft: Airbus A330-300, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, McDonnell Douglas MD-11, Boeing 777-300
    New Airlines: Hawaiian Airlines, Frontier Airlines, KLM, All Nippon Airways
    New Airports: ALB, RSW, BDL, SUN, LIT, OGG, FUK, ASE, KIX, FNT, BIL, YUL, AMS, CTS, HND
    Most Common Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-88 (53 flights)
    Most Common Airline: Delta Air Lines 10(4 segments)
    Most Common Airport: DAY (35 dep/36 arr)
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: DAY-ATL (46 flights)

  69. Dave says:

    Miles: 54,098
    Segments: 42
    New Aircraft: Boeing 787
    New Airlines: All Nippon Airways
    New Airports: NRT, HAV
    Most Common Airline: United (34 segments)
    Most Common Airport: IAH
    Most Common Non-Directional Route: IAH-HRL (6 flights)

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