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by JumboBumbo
Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN(Southwest) CEO - We Might Make An Acquisiton
Replies: 74
Views: 18904

WN(Southwest) CEO - We Might Make An Acquisiton

B6 anyone?

They're market cap as of today is $1.14B (about 13% the size of WN's market cap). It would be a great way to quickly acquire a greater presence in the Northeast, as well as international service to the Caribbean.

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Dismisses Criticism Over 787 Safety Tests
Replies: 50
Views: 12029

RE: FAA Dismisses Criticism Over 787 Safety Tests

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by JumboBumbo
Sat Jul 21, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Adding A320's?
Replies: 26
Views: 4310

RE: F9 Adding A320's?

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Jun 28, 2007 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RM News: Future Of UA Y Bridges At DEN Uncertain
Replies: 1
Views: 3464

RM News: Future Of UA Y Bridges At DEN Uncertain

<a href="http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/airlines/article/0,2777,DRMN_23912_5602787,00.html" target=_blank>http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drm.../0,2777,DRMN_23912_5602787,00.html</a> According to the article the rear portion of the bridges haven't been used since the incident with the 757 in...

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by JumboBumbo
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Hangar At DEN.
Replies: 35
Views: 7321

RE: CO Hangar At DEN.

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by JumboBumbo
Fri May 11, 2007 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue TakeOver Speculation JetBlue Stock Soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 14630

RE: JetBlue TakeOver Speculation JetBlue Stock Soaring

From a finance POV, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> *should* buy <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> or any other airline for that matter if doing so increases the Net Present Value (NPV) of the firm, period. If Delta crunches the numbers and takes into account al...

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Battle In DEN... Who Will Win This Time?
Replies: 68
Views: 9637

RE: Old Battle In DEN... Who Will Win This Time?

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by JumboBumbo
Sat Mar 31, 2007 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Y Jet Bridge Collapses At DEN, Damages Plane
Replies: 87
Views: 28285

Y Jet Bridge Collapses At DEN, Damages Plane

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drm.../0,2777,DRMN_23912_5453722,00.html

Just read a couple minutes ago... no one hurt apparently, but it did damage an aircraft. Few details.

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by JumboBumbo
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Questions About Terminal A @ Logan Airport
Replies: 16
Views: 6697

Some Questions About Terminal A @ Logan Airport

I hear it has become a ghost town of late.

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 25 Million Dollar Prize.
Replies: 22
Views: 4034

RE: Virgin 25 Million Dollar Prize.

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Just Bought 1000 Alitalia Shares...
Replies: 41
Views: 6313

RE: I Just Bought 1000 Alitalia Shares...

You should buy some put options to hedge, as well.

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 25 Million Dollar Prize.
Replies: 22
Views: 4034

RE: Virgin 25 Million Dollar Prize.

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 25 Million Dollar Prize.
Replies: 22
Views: 4034

RE: Virgin 25 Million Dollar Prize.

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evergreen Supertanker 747 POC Or Oper?
Replies: 4
Views: 2507

Evergreen Supertanker 747 POC Or Oper?

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by JumboBumbo
Sat Feb 10, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes On A Train?
Replies: 55
Views: 11552

RE: Planes On A Train?

I was in line at the Wells Fargo at College and Mulberry in Fort Collins, Colorado when I was an undergrad and a train full of 737s (maybe five or so) went by on the tracks that go down the middle of Mason street... I had to rub my eyes to make sure I was actually seeing what I thought I was seeing....

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "101 Dumbest Moves In Business" NW#2
Replies: 36
Views: 13173

RE: "101 Dumbest Moves In Business" NW#2

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA A330? How Times Have Changed!
Replies: 36
Views: 20827

RE: TWA A330? How Times Have Changed!

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by JumboBumbo
Fri Dec 29, 2006 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here We Go Again DEN!
Replies: 66
Views: 10644

RE: Here We Go Again DEN!

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael Boyd Criticizes DEN's Handling Of Blizzard
Replies: 58
Views: 6297

RE: Michael Boyd Criticizes DEN's Handling Of Blizzard

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by JumboBumbo
Sun Dec 24, 2006 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael Boyd Criticizes DEN's Handling Of Blizzard
Replies: 58
Views: 6297

RE: Michael Boyd Criticizes DEN's Handling Of Blizzard

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by JumboBumbo
Mon Dec 18, 2006 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France To Australia? (says Wikipedia)
Replies: 20
Views: 10360

RE: Air France To Australia? (says Wikipedia)

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by JumboBumbo
Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announces New YVR Service
Replies: 61
Views: 9293

RE: Frontier Announces New YVR Service

Although the author identifies <acronym title="Alajuela (San Jose) - Juan Santamaria International (SJO / MROC), Costa Rica">SJO</acronym> as the "primary airport" in Costa Rica, I believe that <acronym title="Liberia - Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Tomas Guardia) (LIR / MRLB), Costa Rica">LIR...

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by JumboBumbo
Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announces New YVR Service
Replies: 61
Views: 9293

RE: Frontier Announces New YVR Service

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Dec 13, 2006 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announces New YVR Service
Replies: 61
Views: 9293

RE: Frontier Announces New YVR Service

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by JumboBumbo
Mon Nov 06, 2006 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA DEN-NRT Is Likely To Be Launched
Replies: 69
Views: 12548

RE: UA DEN-NRT Is Likely To Be Launched

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Sep 28, 2006 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia MD80 Video - Normal Departure?
Replies: 37
Views: 8289

RE: Alitalia MD80 Video - Normal Departure?

I was on a early evening flight out of <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and we did a rolling takeoff in an A320... the conversation with ATC went something like...

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crash Video
Replies: 19
Views: 8522

RE: Helicopter Crash Video

I've seen the one posted by AsstChiefMark before and I believe that guy had only purchased that helicopter that day and decided to take it for a "spin" with virtually no experience.... I think I heard that from one of those "When Fast Animals Meet Slow Children" shows on SpikeTV.

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by JumboBumbo
Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Tests "hijack-proof" Plane
Replies: 62
Views: 15848

RE: Airbus Tests "hijack-proof" Plane

Is there any legal requirement that would prevent a plane from being constructed in which the cockpit, a lav and crew rest compartment were completely isolated from the cabin (i.e., had a separate entrance such as the one found on the belly of a B-52 or <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hunga...

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS ATC Question
Replies: 1
Views: 5668

BOS ATC Question

Don't know if I'll get any responses to this, but I was listening to the <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> Tower ATC stream this morning and several times heard controllers and/or pilots say something like "mocha hag...

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by JumboBumbo
Sun Apr 02, 2006 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AI Home Page Color
Replies: 2
Views: 2351

RE: New AI Home Page Color

Check the calendar  Wink

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)
Replies: 52
Views: 5052

RE: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Jun 28, 2005 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)
Replies: 52
Views: 5052

RE: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)

While on the topic of <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BO...

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Jun 28, 2005 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)
Replies: 52
Views: 5052

RE: F9 To The New England Area (what If Topic)

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by JumboBumbo
Wed May 11, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!
Replies: 101
Views: 18755

RE: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!

The term Jap has about the same connotation as G**k for Vietnamese, Wh*p for Italian, Ch*nk or Chinamen for Chinese, Sp*ck for Mexican or otherwise hispanic, or M*ck or Paddy for Irish. It is a VERY derogatory term that has at various times been used to negatively refer to the Japanese, as well as J...

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Apr 06, 2005 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia To Start LGW-DEN
Replies: 14
Views: 4659

RE: Britannia To Start LGW-DEN

Does this mean <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> has to go back to <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), Un...

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Jan 26, 2005 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Are Unreasonably Far From City Cente
Replies: 121
Views: 16533

RE: Airports That Are Unreasonably Far From City Cente

<b>The cab ride from Downtown Denver can be $60+ depending on traffic. The shuttle is a good value, but can be unreliable during off peak hours. I've been forced to take an expensive cab ride when the shuttle didn't show up on a timely basis a number of times.</b> - Yeah but almost no-one uses cabs ...

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by JumboBumbo
Sun Jan 09, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airport 2006" The Movie-starring A380
Replies: 23
Views: 9035

RE: "Airport 2006" The Movie-starring A380

If not for a cheesy distaster B movie, then how bout as a sequel for Soul Plane?

maybe give it to some Bollywood director

Hey, as long as Aishwarya Rai plays the female lead, then I'm all for it!!!  Big grin

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by JumboBumbo
Sat Jan 08, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MI-24D's In Portland
Replies: 5
Views: 1683

RE: MI-24D's In Portland

When you Google Vertol Systems, this is the first item to pop up:

http://www.gao.gov/decisions/bidpro/2936446.htm

It sheds a little light onto what they do, and the article is fairly interesting.

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by JumboBumbo
Thu Jan 06, 2005 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest May Expand To DEN
Replies: 36
Views: 5626

RE: Southwest May Expand To DEN

What would it take to get <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> at Centennial or FNL??? Given that FNL just had to do some security upgrades for Allegiant, could <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> operate a couple flights a day in and out of FNL? May be a good wa...

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Jan 04, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Continental MD80 Flight Today
Replies: 55
Views: 12586

RE: Final Continental MD80 Flight Today

Just thinking there may be an added dimension to cessation of MD80 operations at <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>.... What happens if you're a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> MD80 pilot and the type disappears from the fleet? Will <acronym title="Cont...

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Nov 17, 2004 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Gizmo On Seatback In 1969 Ad
Replies: 14
Views: 3064

RE: Weird Gizmo On Seatback In 1969 Ad

Those JAL pictures on that sight remind me of a store I used to go to in Denver. If you're ever in Denver, go to Pacific Mercantile in Saporro Square - about 17th and Lawrence, maybe (the closest thing Denver has to a Little Japan). Anyway, up on the walls, you'll find a bunch of old JAL posters - t...

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by JumboBumbo
Wed Sep 22, 2004 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 919 Diverts To Bangor
Replies: 63
Views: 10872

United 919 Diverts To Bangor

It was Cat Stevens, the former folk singer, who triggered an FBI watch list. <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,133095,00.html" target=_blank>http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,133095,00.html</a> WASHINGTON — A plane bound for Washington from London was diverted to Maine on Tuesday after ...

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Jun 29, 2004 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Frontier Reopen BOS Or Not?
Replies: 13
Views: 3035

RE: Will Frontier Reopen BOS Or Not?

<i>Why not <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</...

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by JumboBumbo
Fri Jun 11, 2004 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash Was 'avoidable'
Replies: 19
Views: 7501

RE: Plane Crash Was 'avoidable'

UA777222-

It was Korean Airlines flight 007 that strayed into Soviet airspace and was intercepted by (I believe) at least one Mig-29.

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by JumboBumbo
Mon May 17, 2004 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9: MSP-LAX
Replies: 32
Views: 3603

RE: F9: MSP-LAX

TJ... Please clarify. By august you think by August the <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>'s <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA ...

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by JumboBumbo
Fri May 07, 2004 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saw With The TV A380 On NBC News
Replies: 5
Views: 4230

RE: Saw With The TV A380 On NBC News

A very nice summary piece. Although Robert Hagar's use of words may seem a little condescending to us aviation buffs, I think he generally does a pretty good job covering aviation topics for the general public. For those of you who missed the Nightly News <a href="http://www.msnbc.com" target=_blank...

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Apr 20, 2004 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery DC-10 Years Ago At DTW
Replies: 12
Views: 5357

RE: Mystery DC-10 Years Ago At DTW

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Apr 20, 2004 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: George W And John Kerr What Will They Be Flying On
Replies: 36
Views: 7091

RE: George W And John Kerr What Will They Be Flying On

Richard28: As an incumbent, President Bush is allowed to use AF1 for pretty much whatever he sees fit, and yes, as taxpayers we foot the bill. That means, when President Bush did a low-pass flyover over the Daytona International Speedway in February, it was people like me paying for it. As a Democra...

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by JumboBumbo
Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline/Aircraft Museums Or As Part Of Museums
Replies: 3
Views: 4384

RE: Airline/Aircraft Museums Or As Part Of Museums

The Museum of Science and Industry (I think that's what it's called) in Chicago has a nice working 727 display with an old <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 727 in Friendship colors with retracting gears and flaps that is suspended (kind of) above the floor. I think it's a very nic...

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by JumboBumbo
Sun Mar 21, 2004 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Ebay Transaction - Gulfstream 5?
Replies: 17
Views: 7053

RE: Largest Ebay Transaction - Gulfstream 5?

I read on <a href="http://www.snopes.com" target=_blank>http://www.snopes.com</a> a couple days that a popular urban legend about AMEX is, in fact, true. AMEX issues a special black American Express card by invitation only to its most wealthy clients which allows them to buy <b><i>whatever</i></b>, ...

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