Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
My Apple Is On Its Way-Taiwan-SEA-AFW-Waco (time?)  
User currently offlineAtcboy73 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 2
Posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2551 times:

They said my Powerbook was shipped last night. So think this out with me.

If it left Taiwan last night (like they said it did) and is going to SEA (like they said it would) it should be here Thursday evening or Friday morning, right?

I think that FedEx flight gets to SEA at about 5pm or so. Then it would transfer to AFW, arriving about midnight. Then it will probably get trucked to Waco.

What do you say to that?

12 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineClipperNo1 From Germany, joined May 1999, 672 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2521 times:

FedEx doesn't carry all it shipments on their own planes. Just a part of it...
It could also be loaded on a NWA or UA-flight. So don't bet on your routing.
If they told you so...maybe, but things change quickly in regardence of capacity, number of shipments etc.



"I really don't know one plane from the other. To me they are just marginal costs with wings."� Alfred Kahn, 1977
User currently offlineAv8rPHX From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 713 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2521 times:

All depends on FedEx. Did you get a tracking #?

User currently offlineSpaceman From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 534 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2512 times:

Maybe it'll be on China airlines.

User currently offlineMac100 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 260 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2501 times:

Congratulations on your purchase! you'll love it. What model did you buy? Mine "flew in" through Anchorage, and it took a while for it to clear customs.


User currently offlineAtcboy73 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2449 times:

Ya, I know things could change. They gave us a tracking number and its on FedEx. The last time we looked it was still in Taiwan.

Hey mr Mac daddy100

Its a 15' Powerbook 1ghz G4  Smile

We also have an 17' iMac and love it. Oh ya, don't for get the iPod and its all good.


And to all ya'll PC people

Drag and drop your PC to the trash can  Big thumbs up


User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4289 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2432 times:

They ship them direct from Taiwan, that is quite some shipping overhead for Apple!
-Transaero BOeing 737-200



What now?
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9603 posts, RR: 69
Reply 7, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2414 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

Apple uses Airborne Express (or at least they used to)

User currently offlineDinker225 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1059 posts, RR: 18
Reply 8, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2407 times:

Apple's not the only company shipping from Taiwan. When I ordered a Gateway 450 notebook it shipped from Taiwan. It must be cheaper to build them over there and send them over here. When my Gateway was shipped it was shipped via UPS. The tracking number I put in came up with some 250 other packages in the same shipment being delivered in the US.

Dinker



Two rules in aviation, don't hit anything and don't run out of gas, cause if you run out of gas yer gonna hit something.
User currently offlineEverettWA From Turkey, joined Sep 1999, 330 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2378 times:

Ipods are also made in Taiwan, mine arrived yesterday and came with UPS.
My Powerbook is almost 2 years old now (G4 550), but I recall it also being shipped by UPS.


User currently offlineAA61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 10, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2358 times:

I bet it goes through ANC


Go big or go home
User currently offlineMac100 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 260 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2329 times:

My iBook traveled on FedEx.

User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6086 posts, RR: 24
Reply 12, posted (11 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2327 times:

Actually, if I'm not mistaken...if it went on a pssenger plane, it would have been EVA Air. They are the only passenger non-stop TPE-SEA.

ASSFO



"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Sesar Programme Is On Its Way posted Mon Jun 12 2006 21:49:04 by An225
DTW & IAH Spotters, BA 777 On Its Way posted Sun Dec 10 2006 14:15:58 by SpeedBird203
Ryanair Flt-RYR9428 On Its Way! posted Sat Nov 18 2006 23:09:37 by Express1
Attn SAN Spotters: DL 767-400 On Its Way! posted Sat Nov 4 2006 22:50:10 by San747
Heads Up At Bradley BDL - Brand New BBJ On Its Way posted Mon Oct 9 2006 18:02:18 by RobK
Herb Says WN Was On Its Way To A Record Till 9/11 posted Mon Sep 11 2006 00:04:29 by KarlB737
CRJ-200F On Its Way. posted Thu Sep 7 2006 07:18:47 by Wolsingerjet
3rd 773ER For Eva Air On Its Way posted Thu Jun 22 2006 23:58:34 by RobK
TAM On Its Way To SXF (Berlin Schoenefeld) posted Sat Jun 10 2006 14:04:54 by Delta777Jet
2nd B777 Of Aeromexico On Its Way To MEX posted Sat Apr 29 2006 02:22:10 by JAVOMD88