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by stl07
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

STLflyer wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Is anyone "going to Iceland" that would be willing to make a trip report or share about the experience?

I’ll be on the inaugural to KEF, if I remember I’ll post something.

Nice! If you can remember, was the plane showing an a320 or a a321 when you booked it?

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by stl07
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

WW also changed their naming (at least in STL) so that the "business seats" now say premium on them.

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by stl07
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Speaking of WOW flights, they have a seatmap for a 320neo on one of the days, May 19. There is no way that can be right, correct? I would think it wouldn't have the range for that flight. I noticed that too - Maybe they are just blocking the first few seats for press/ political figures? Side note: ...

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by stl07
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Is anyone "going to Iceland" that would be willing to make a trip report or share about the experience?

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by stl07
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 59
Views: 3662

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

Come on guys, we all know it is going to be the new fortress mega hub of Metro airways. I'm sure you remember this writeup from 2017. Since it is unlikely the FAA will allow DET to close we'll see how this Metropolitan Airways thing plays out. Courtesy: D Business Metropolitan Airways Plans To Offe...

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by stl07
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 608
Views: 93344

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Hate to say this, but only hours before this incident we had 60 minutes of name calling directed to a single airline when accidents can happen at every airline. Hopefully this incident will inspire people to work together to help address safety issues instead of what the public was told last Sunday....

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by stl07
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 59
Views: 3662

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

Come on guys, we all know it is going to be the new fortress mega hub of Metro airways.

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by stl07
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No direct flights between India and Pakistan?
Replies: 31
Views: 5086

Re: No direct flights between India and Pakistan?

Thanks once again for the input and maybe one day these two nations will reconcile and common direct flights will resume. Anything is possible! Very recently, EgyptAir began sending their A-330s to Israel with the EgyptAir logo displayed. Who would’ve imagined that just a few decades ago? https://w...

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by stl07
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to downgauge EWR-HAV service to Republic E175s
Replies: 34
Views: 4911

Re: United seeks to downgauge EWR-HAV service to Republic E175s

...Cuba doesn't have the infrastructure that a majority of US tourists are looking for. Dominican Republic, Mexico, Jamaica are a few examples of where a majority of travelers go on vacation, and they have all the pieces in place and have for a long time. Not so sure what you mean here. Cuba has su...

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by stl07
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is BA's Africa Network So Relatively Limited?
Replies: 52
Views: 9352

Re: Why Is BA's Africa Network So Relatively Limited?

Why focus on a market that does not have any potential, much less a lack of runways? Does BA have any bush planes to fly into this wasteland? Yea, why focus on one of the rapidly growing regions that other airlines are gladly expanding in. Why would they ever want to fly to destinations with increa...

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by stl07
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 279
Views: 16624

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

I was a little surprised when the article came out last week with the airport director listing STL as one of their top destinations business travelers want. I would have guessed BNA also. yeah, same here! I knew about SF, DAL, and HOU but had no clue STL was on that list too. I wonder if the NFTA o...

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by stl07
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20826

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Weather sucks but this could have been handled better. Its an assumed risk of taking a smaller carrier It's not really the size of the carrier that is the problem. I have had canceled flights on much smaller carriers that added flights or intelrlined their customers forget them where they were goin...

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by stl07
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20826

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Weather sucks but this could have been handled better. Its an assumed risk of taking a smaller carrier

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by stl07
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20826

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Weather sucks but this could have been handled better. Its an assumed risk of taking a smaller carrier

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by stl07
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Repeated Topics
Replies: 13
Views: 717

Re: Repeated Topics

Hypocrisy at its finest. A topic that should be in site related/non aviation is civil yet it calls out other posters for not posting topics correctly

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by stl07
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN codesharing: One of the biggest untapped markets today?
Replies: 23
Views: 2208

Re: WN codesharing: One of the biggest untapped markets today?

Well if I remember correctly, WN had partnerships with Westjet and Volaris at various points that both went belly up. I'm not sure any of those are very fruitful if they were to re-consider. But who at this point is even a likely candidate? I'm sure if one of the big 3 learned that one of their all...

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by stl07
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday
Replies: 138
Views: 24948

Re: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday

60 minutes story will be spot on. The airline deserves the story that will be told. 60 minutes will do a very good job and will have journalistic integrity that is not show on many of the posts on this forum. Oh yes there safety issues definitely need to be exposed. I just can't stand it when peopl...

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by stl07
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV Host Said He Would Sexually Assault Parkland Survivor
Replies: 79
Views: 2023

Re: TV Host Said He Would Sexually Assault Parkland Survivor

Hahaha she was reporting for an STL station. I wonder how many listeners she even had in the 70+ % liberal city and 29.99% sensible conservative city.

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by stl07
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday
Replies: 138
Views: 24948

Re: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday

Now, let's look up which of the few airlines have a perfect safety record to see what airlines one should fly. Oh wait - Allegiant is the first result. Now let's scroll down to the Ds - wait what- no DL,, no UA, NO AA!!! hmmmmm.....

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by stl07
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US—Africa Nonstop Connection Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 3530

Re: US—Africa Nonstop Connection Thread

Cape town Cape town Cape town

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by stl07
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DPRK-USA summit. Kim aircarft
Replies: 32
Views: 3957

Re: DPRK-USA summit. Kim aircarft

Nice piece of propaganda from WaPo. Can we PLEASE have ONE article on NK without these usual cheap shots? (Now, I know the answer) They aren't cheap shots - they are reality. OK, since we are on an aviation board, let's start with the last one. The Il-62 has been delivered in 1982 while POTUS's VC-...

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by stl07
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Ryan not to run for reelection
Replies: 47
Views: 1247

Re: Paul Ryan not to run for reelection

Good. Another part of the swamp will be drained. Now bring me a true conservative And what is that, exactly, at this point? Unfortunately, not many. At best, I'd say Jeff Flake. There are some out there, but even fewer people that actually end up winning or even running. In most elections these day...

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by stl07
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Ryan not to run for reelection
Replies: 47
Views: 1247

Re: Paul Ryan not to run for reelection

Good. Another part of the swamp will be drained. Now bring me a true conservative

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by stl07
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DPRK-USA summit. Kim aircarft
Replies: 32
Views: 3957

Re: DPRK-USA summit. Kim aircarft

Nice piece of propaganda from WaPo. Among other things, he was treated to the famed Koryo burger, a patty “of questionable meat” that he found surprisingly tasty. The leader’s attempts to modernize the regime’s image abroad while presiding over a nation where the vast majority of the 25 million cit...

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by stl07
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which are the most underserved or unserved routes from India?
Replies: 142
Views: 9038

Re: Which are the most underserved or unserved routes from India?

whywhyzee wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Id love to see other airlines besides the AC/UA/AI to North America. How can one alliance be the sole provider of services between the 2nd most populous country and all of north america


They aren’t. 9W flies daily DEL-AMS-YYZ on the 77W.

That's not n/s.

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by stl07
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which are the most underserved or unserved routes from India?
Replies: 142
Views: 9038

Re: Which are the most underserved or unserved routes from India?

Id love to see other airlines besides the AC/UA/AI to North America. How can one alliance be the sole provider of services between the 2nd most populous country and all of north america Not sure why you're surprised, nothing has changed between now and then. Except for the explosion of the Indian e...

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by stl07
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which are the most underserved or unserved routes from India?
Replies: 142
Views: 9038

Re: Which are the most underserved or unserved routes from India?

Id love to see other airlines besides the AC/UA/AI to North America. How can one alliance be the sole provider of services between the 2nd most populous country and all of north america

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by stl07
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

WOW isn't listed but will be using E29. They have Southwest under E40 but there is no jetway so that is a little interesting. Expansion again? Where else could they even go? The 10 largest WN stations currently without nonstop service to STL are BUR, SNA, IND, ABQ, SLC, RNO, ELP, PVD, BDL, and BUF....

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by stl07
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Jshank83 wrote:

WOW isn't listed but will be using E29.
They have Southwest under E40 but there is no jetway so that is a little interesting.

Expansion again? Where else could they even go?

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by stl07
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Punta Gorda is at 4x and 5x in the summer too now I'm still surprised VPS was the first destination to go daily from BLV. I thought it would be SFB Yea especially considering the fact that WN is already at daily to Panama city. But remember, Allegiant makes its profit from other sources of revenue,...

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by stl07
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Punta Gorda is at 4x and 5x in the summer too now

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by stl07
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

BLV-MYR got an extra day added in. Not the route I would have expected

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by stl07
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 648
Views: 38136

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Yea STL isn't being added because they already said Memphis - STL is too short and Ind-STL is shorter I think

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by stl07
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

So I noticed something interesting today - a day after PDX-STL ends, SEA-STL suddenly becomes 2x mainline instead of 1x main 1x rj. So maybe they just wanted to/ had to get rid of Horizon but couldn't justify 3x mainline to the northwest when it currently is 2x rj and 1x mainline

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by stl07
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Is BLV-JAX getting chopped? It's not bookable beyond summer and it's not a seasonal route because it was operating in Jan.
BLV-Mesa AZ is not operating during the low months but it resumes later

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by stl07
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair reveals, it has one of the biggest gender pay gaps
Replies: 64
Views: 5033

Re: Ryanair reveals, it has one of the biggest gender pay gaps

With all due respect this is one of the issues I take with feminism: It takes parts of story's that work for its agenda. Of course cabin crew will be payed less dramatically compared to a pilot! Now if there was a gender pay gap between male and female cabin crew, then we would start to see real se...

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by stl07
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2509
Views: 162007

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Hello, Every now and then, there is an answer to a post that appears before the said post in a thread. Case in point: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=20271967#p20271967 In this thread, reply #25 is ap305 answering to Polot's reply #26. Safari 11.0.3 OS10.13.3 MacBookPro 2010 Its gott...

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by stl07
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines to ATL?
Replies: 57
Views: 5001

Re: New Airlines to ATL?

So let me get this straight, most people on here claim that US airlines have the worst service and subpar products, but you want to add more financial pressure by adding more competition which will just result is even worse service and even more subpar products? .. but HUGE profits! Now I actually ...

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by stl07
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines to ATL?
Replies: 57
Views: 5001

Re: New Airlines to ATL?

So let me get this straight, most people on here claim that US airlines have the worst service and subpar products, but you want to add more financial pressure by adding more competition which will just result is even worse service and even more subpar products? I don't have much experience on here...

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by stl07
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 322
Views: 25558

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

gerstetm wrote:
It’s awesome with what is happening on Wow!

Just FWI, but I was doing some dummy bookings to check out the new seat map, and the inaugural is at $99 if anyone is interested, but you would have to connect/ drive to ORD/CVG to get to Keflavik on the way there obviously

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by stl07
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH VS IND
Replies: 47
Views: 3902

Re: CMH VS IND

35% of traffic from Bloomington, Illinois goes to IND..... Piggybacking off of this but people from even as far as the STL metro area actively use IND. The airport's convenience shaves of half an hour to an hour so really its only 2-3 hours extra drive time from STL and a better experience with che...

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by stl07
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk co-pilot removed from TAP Portugal Flight
Replies: 24
Views: 3562

Re: Drunk co-pilot removed from TAP Portugal Flight

I made this flight (TP523) exactly 3 weeks before... GOD IS WITH ME I would highly suggest you change your posting “style” around here in the future, or you won’t last long. What did I wrong??? Well...... you just double posted :D :stirthepot: But really, you did nothing so wrong like other posters...

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by stl07
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk co-pilot removed from TAP Portugal Flight
Replies: 24
Views: 3562

Re: Drunk co-pilot removed from TAP Portugal Flight

airportugal310 wrote:
Pepper456 wrote:
I made this flight (TP523) exactly 3 weeks before... GOD IS WITH ME


I would highly suggest you change your posting “style” around here in the future, or you won’t last long.

Why??? What's so bad about the expression "God is with me" He/She is thankful to have not been on this flight

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by stl07
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH VS IND
Replies: 47
Views: 3902

Re: CMH VS IND

Yeah, I know people as far north as Lake County (which directly borders the city of Chicago for anyone unaware) that will choose IND over ORD because it's just as much time to drive there if going on a weekday due to traffic and it just a far easier experience overall. 35% of traffic from Bloomingt...

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by stl07
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 648
Views: 38136

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Is turkey part of Asia?

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by stl07
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH VS IND
Replies: 47
Views: 3902

Re: CMH VS IND

plus DL has lots of loyalty in IND. I'm sure if the Keflavik carriers knew they were going to launch on top of each other in CLE one would have launched in CMH

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by stl07
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH VS IND
Replies: 47
Views: 3902

Re: CMH VS IND

fedex1 wrote:
I am just curious the differences, and not so different between CMH & IND.

I get IND gave a bunch of money to get a CDG flight, but why doesn’t CMH have any things?!? Routes pretty much the same? Same size airports?!?

Thoughts!!!

Eric

money talk$$$$

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by stl07
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexican Restaurant chains and Pepsi products
Replies: 24
Views: 869

Re: Mexican Restaurant chains and Pepsi products

Coca Cola has had a long history of supporting conservative politicians and organizations due them being headquartered in the south. Much of their board being made up of conservative leaning business people doesn't help. I'd imagine many immigrant/first generation American business owners choose Pe...

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by stl07
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 394
Views: 35511

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Hi There, Not to veere off the expansion conversation, but I’ve seen it mentioned several times on here that AA was expected to release a rather significant summer schedule overhaul for ORD by now, with frequency changes and aircraft upgauges. It appears the new schedule is out, however, so far I’m...

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by stl07
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's the difference between Fox News and Pravda?
Replies: 73
Views: 2512

Re: What's the difference between Fox News and Pravda?

I disagree with the accusation that CNN is biased either right or left. CNN is the same as it always was, a shallow news service purely after ratings. FOX News has become the mouthpiece for the Trump administration however and this is only fitting because FOX is the midwife for the Trump presidency...

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