Hmmmm... From Canada, joined May 1999, 2111 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (12 years 1 month 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 3408 times:
It's not that they don't know the difference between an Aeroflot 767 and a USAir A321, but that they don't care.
It's an airline story, so they simply pulled an airliner file photo. Their attitude is that any photo showing an airliner will do because it wasn't the airliner, nor the airline, that made news. It was the sick passenger on an airline flight. Lacking a photo of the plane itself, or the sick passenger, they opt for a generic airline file photo. Maybe they use the Aeroflot 767 for every generic airline story like this one. That's the extent to which they care about what photo they use.
But does the public care about the plane in the photo? Probably not.
An optimist robs himself of the joy of being pleasantly surprised
Ouboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4629 posts, RR: 22
Reply 9, posted (12 years 1 month 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 3378 times:
Well, both airlines are inefficient, bloated bureacracies with incompetent management. I could confuse their corporate cultures....if not their liveries!
Last I checked...Aeroflot is profitable and have really put things together. US Airways is well...slowly getting things in line. Either way, Aeroflot is not what they use to. If I remember correctly, AW&ST had a story on them a few weeks back that explained their turn around.
Sushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 14
Reply 10, posted (12 years 1 month 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3345 times:
Oh my, this is pathetic
Once on a local tv station here they were talking about Delta's Olympic 777-200 and they went to the SLC to show it but instead they showed a normal Delta 767-300 taking off into the sun in a way that you couldnt even tell if it was in special colors.
BR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3008 times:
This Just In.
EMERGENCY BRINGS PLANE DOWN: AGAIN!!!!!
A USAirways 737-400 has just made an emergency landing because of an on-board emergency with the Number 3 Engine. The Twin-Jet was on its way from PHL to BWI as she diverted to MCO. The 737-400 made a landing at Orlando Sanford on its way to MIA. The Emergency is not quite clear as we have our sources down in LAX trying to figure out what happened. Here is a picture of the USAirways 737-400 in the maintenance hangar at SFO.
CV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (12 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2603 times:
Sorry I forgot to tell you that I was reading the "Izvestia" daily newspaper this morning and they said Aeroflot is now going ahead in some US Air routes, the american airline is dropping those from their network! Next week it will be started a new ex: USAir route from CLT to STL with TU134A's, a really classic style service with vodka and caviar!!!!