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by eastbay
Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 At SJC This Morning (3/1)
Replies: 26
Views: 9280

RE: UA 744 At SJC This Morning (3/1)

Thanks Mike! I enjoyed it as well.

Still going through my pics- I'll send ya a link when I get the chance

Ray

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by eastbay
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 At SJC This Morning (3/1)
Replies: 26
Views: 9280

RE: UA 744 At SJC This Morning (3/1)

AA 441 from <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>, a 767-300 reg. N370AA also diverted into <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym>...

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by eastbay
Sun May 27, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-11 Routes
Replies: 53
Views: 13724

RE: Delta MD-11 Routes

ATL-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, did this round trip November 1999. Connected on <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> to <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym>, via <acronym ti...

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by eastbay
Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: DEN Spotting Tips
Replies: 1
Views: 3768

DEN Spotting Tips

I have a 25 hour layover in <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> tomorrow and found a rental car for practically nothing, so was thinking of driving around for some ...

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by eastbay
Tue Sep 25, 2007 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ahmadinejad Approach (live)
Replies: 27
Views: 13548

RE: Ahmadinejad Approach (live)

Anyone know when he'll be leaving? I'm off to JFK tomorrow morning and would love to see the -sp....

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by eastbay
Thu Feb 01, 2007 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stupid Itinerary
Replies: 76
Views: 11376

RE: Stupid Itinerary

Flew <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<a...

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by eastbay
Tue Jan 30, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA-Europe Odd Routes Through The Years
Replies: 94
Views: 7622

RE: UA-Europe Odd Routes Through The Years

Good to hear that my memory of <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> doing the Brussels route from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> isn't faulty- I swear I have a clipping of the advertisement announcing the route (and the switch to...

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by eastbay
Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TU-154 Landing Video. What A Contrast
Replies: 75
Views: 21254

RE: TU-154 Landing Video. What A Contrast

Aeroflot 777, Good luck to you and your flight studies. I hope that you do learn and progress and make it to the right seat and eventually the left seat of a large transport aircraft for a major airline. I might have felt the same way you do when I was 16-20 and a private pilot, but now as a wizened...

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by eastbay
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is BOS Runway 27 Unidirectional?
Replies: 6
Views: 3770

RE: Is BOS Runway 27 Unidirectional?

Runway 9 landings are rare; I've only done so once, in a B1900 back in 1995 or 1996. It wasn't the primary runway either- I don't recall the reason approach gave us 9, but it was impressive.

Runway 27 departures are actually pretty common.

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by eastbay
Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Terminal C At BOS
Replies: 10
Views: 4031

RE: AirTran Terminal C At BOS

Cape Air uses one pilot; the aircraft only seats nine so that's all that's required.

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by eastbay
Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Runways?
Replies: 66
Views: 16328

RE: Abandoned Runways?

SAN had a diagonal runway, 13-31 I believe, which is no longer active. the tower stands between the end of the old runway and 9/27 in this photo. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0518481/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.f...

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by eastbay
Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American At TUS
Replies: 39
Views: 5021

RE: American At TUS

I've been on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 757's out of Tucson several times, during the 2000-2003 time range, and the loads always seemed quite good. Probably these were during the winter months- I'm not sure- but <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Ar...

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by eastbay
Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2day Trip To MEM. Any Immigration Problems?
Replies: 5
Views: 3465

RE: 2day Trip To MEM. Any Immigration Problems?

Had an interesting time in <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> once.... I was a crewmember with Gemini Air Cargo, doing a contract flight for FedEx. Our flight flew VCP-<acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Ric...

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by eastbay
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Airbus Captain Manual - Parody
Replies: 11
Views: 8808

RE: FedEx Airbus Captain Manual - Parody

Impressed!!!

laughed my A-320 tail off, and it's not just the (cold, it's gold!) beer talking....

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by eastbay
Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Lost In Non-revenue Movements?
Replies: 47
Views: 6190

RE: Airliners Lost In Non-revenue Movements?

Business Express lost a Beechcraft 1900 during a training excercise in Block Island, RI. I don't know the details, however.

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by eastbay
Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Were Defunct Airlines At You Home Airport?
Replies: 78
Views: 9298

RE: Where Were Defunct Airlines At You Home Airport?

Jamake 1, Thanks for your <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> memories!! I grew up down the road from Concord in Alamo, and we used <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> for our annual vacat...

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by eastbay
Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Week 2 Football Charters
Replies: 34
Views: 4894

RE: Week 2 Football Charters

JetBlue took the University of Maine Black Bears to Youngstown yesterday for their game vs. the Youngstown State Penguins. The Aircraft (N634JB) is still at YNG and is scheduled to return to BGR at 2100 local.

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by eastbay
Sun Jul 30, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Not Suited To Hot & High
Replies: 81
Views: 12940

RE: Aircraft Not Suited To Hot & High

SLCUT2777, humidity is a consideration? when I run the numbers on my aircraft (I've flown many including the Be-1900, B-737-200, DC-10-30 and A-320) humidty is not one of the factors considered. Runway length, temperature, field elevation, and even more so, second stage climb are limiting factors on...

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by eastbay
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Waypoint Names
Replies: 57
Views: 45126

RE: Funny Waypoint Names

Near Boston, Drunk intersection exists.

Tombs is near Tombstone, Arizona

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by eastbay
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busted At ORD Watching Planes
Replies: 133
Views: 21861

RE: Busted At ORD Watching Planes

I got "busted" too at the end of Runway 4 at <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>, in the park there. Sat down, took out my camera, got one picture taken before a cop drove up on the walkway and asked me what I thought I was doing. I explained my hobby to...

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by eastbay
Mon Jul 10, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ithaca Airport At 50
Replies: 9
Views: 2598

RE: Ithaca Airport At 50

I flew the Beech 1900 out of ITH.

Thanks!!

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by eastbay
Sun Jul 09, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ithaca Airport At 50
Replies: 9
Views: 2598

RE: Ithaca Airport At 50

Happy 50th <acronym title="Ithaca - Tompkins County (ITH), USA - New York">ITH</acronym>!!!! I flew <acronym title="Ithaca - Tompkins County (ITH), USA - New York">ITH</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> for about a year (1996-1997) ...

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by eastbay
Thu Jul 06, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airports Which Have Lost All Airline Service
Replies: 170
Views: 19476

RE: US Airports Which Have Lost All Airline Service

Someone beat me to <acronym title="Concord - Buchanan Field (CCR), USA - California">CCR</acronym>....... d'oh! <acronym title="Douglas / Bisbee - Bisbee Douglas International (DUG), USA - Arizona">DUG</acronym> (Bisbee-Douglas) had service years and years ago, but no longer.... <acronym title="Fort...

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by eastbay
Thu Jul 06, 2006 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: January 15, 1985 OAG- I Will Answer Questions!
Replies: 93
Views: 6078

RE: January 15, 1985 OAG- I Will Answer Questions!

Can you run through service to Tucson?

Thanks for the good work!!!

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by eastbay
Wed Jun 28, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 New Cities
Replies: 99
Views: 11577

RE: B6 New Cities

Tucson!!!!!! wa-hooo!!!!!!!!!!!

jetBlue has made this desert transplant (exiled in florida) very happy!!!!

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by eastbay
Wed Jun 28, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL Rarities Today (6/27) Due To MIA WX Diversions
Replies: 16
Views: 4441

RE: FLL Rarities Today (6/27) Due To MIA WX Diversions

Thought I saw a DC-10 or <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 turning final over Weston for <acronym title="Colgan Air (USA)">9L</acronym> from the south around 4:00 pm or so.... looked like it had a red or orange tail- I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. I was just going to the ...

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by eastbay
Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 To SRQ, HOU, & TUS
Replies: 109
Views: 10242

RE: B6 To SRQ, HOU, & TUS

Maybe <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Houston - William P. Hobby (HOU / KHOU), USA - Texas">HOU</acronym>-<acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym>, or <acronym tit...

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by eastbay
Wed May 24, 2006 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Becomes PWM's Second Largest Airline Today
Replies: 33
Views: 5536

RE: JetBlue Becomes PWM's Second Largest Airline Today

B777-700, I've had short flights on legacy carriers where the flight attendant sat on the jumpseat and served exactly zero to the passengers. <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>/<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawren...

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by eastbay
Thu May 04, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL In MKE
Replies: 33
Views: 4109

RE: UAL In MKE

back in 1992 or 1993, a friend of mine claimed to fly <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym ...

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by eastbay
Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suprising Orders?
Replies: 26
Views: 3447

RE: Suprising Orders?

MD-90 fan, Surprising because the -200 hadn't seen a lot of orders for a number of years. Seemed to be forgotten once the -300 and -300ERs came into favor. However, I like the 767-200, and think it's a fine fit for <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>; it just seemed that no one ...

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by eastbay
Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Airports
Replies: 68
Views: 16154

RE: Abandoned Airports

Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay was intended to be an airport- for Pan Am's flying boats however! Never quite materialized....

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by eastbay
Thu Apr 27, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Airports
Replies: 68
Views: 16154

RE: Abandoned Airports

Must be some Stapleton pics floating around somewhere; I know I've got a few but would have to search my old computer for them.....

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by eastbay
Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-TUS HP/US It's Official Now!
Replies: 20
Views: 4959

RE: PHX-TUS HP/US It's Official Now!

a former employer of mine bought me a one-way <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> ticket maybe 5 years ago. I don't remember the fare, but that's the only time ...

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by eastbay
Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suprising Orders?
Replies: 26
Views: 3447

RE: Suprising Orders?

PSA and the L-1011
B6 and the E190
CO and the 767-200 (to me, at least)

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by eastbay
Wed Apr 19, 2006 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes That Just Didn't Work For LCCs
Replies: 96
Views: 11725

RE: Routes That Just Didn't Work For LCCs

PanAm330, I'll take your word that it was Oakland-Brussels, as I can't find any confirmation that it was <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> on the web anywhere. However, I swear that somewhere around this mess in my house I have an old full-pa...

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by eastbay
Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes That Just Didn't Work For LCCs
Replies: 96
Views: 11725

RE: Routes That Just Didn't Work For LCCs

WN, <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acronym>. Loved that one as a jumpseater, unfortunately didn't ever seem to quite fill up. <acronym title="Airtran (...

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by eastbay
Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline Seat Map Tool
Replies: 34
Views: 14094

RE: New Airline Seat Map Tool

sweet! jetBlue is finally flying to Chicago!!! Surprisingly though the route is to Buffalo.....

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by eastbay
Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Little ATC To Pilot Humor
Replies: 90
Views: 50144

RE: A Little ATC To Pilot Humor

Years ago flying a King Air to Bangor Maine (<acronym title="Bangor - International (BGR / KBGR), USA - Maine">BGR</acronym>) with a female captain with a sense of humor. The first couple of days the west 2000 feet of 15/33 was notamed closed, but on the third day back open. After she checked in, th...

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by eastbay
Wed Apr 12, 2006 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Must Be Going Crazy (Insane Trip Just Booked)
Replies: 85
Views: 16050

RE: I Must Be Going Crazy (Insane Trip Just Booked)

Crazy? yeah, join the club! Am I jealous? sort of.... I took a quick trip to Ireland a few years back but spent the night (in Shannon, though- been to Dublin) so that I could have a genuine Guinness as well as a Bushmills and Jameson too. Took Delta, with the same crew each way. They pretty much tho...

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by eastbay
Sat Mar 18, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW At BOS During The Hub Years
Replies: 25
Views: 5303

RE: NW At BOS During The Hub Years

Mason, Don't forget jetBlue also flies <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>. A red-eye, or "shut-eye" flight yes, but still ...

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by eastbay
Thu Mar 16, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Announce Two New Cities Friday
Replies: 211
Views: 18691

RE: JetBlue To Announce Two New Cities Friday

RNO, and <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym> or <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ</acronym>. <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antil...

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by eastbay
Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes Flying Low Over Highways.
Replies: 99
Views: 15536

RE: Planes Flying Low Over Highways.

A very rare arrival, but 01R in SFO passes just over the 101. I've only landed that way one time in my life....

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by eastbay
Tue Mar 07, 2006 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remembering Hughes Airwest
Replies: 34
Views: 9761

RE: Remembering Hughes Airwest

Regretfully, I never got to fly them either. Grew up in the Bay Area and the Bananas were my favorite airplanes to see as a child! After the merger our family flew Republic many, many times, usually <acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acr...

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by eastbay
Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airways MD-11 In FLL Now
Replies: 7
Views: 4869

World Airways MD-11 In FLL Now

Saw it parked at Terminal 4 on the way in to the airport a few minutes ago. No idea where it's going, but a rare bird here at FLL!

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by eastbay
Wed Feb 22, 2006 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exotic Routes From The Past
Replies: 100
Views: 12278

RE: Exotic Routes From The Past

According to route maps at the <a href="http://www.airchive.com/SITE%20PAGES/TIMETABLES-NATIONAL.html" target="_blank">Airchive</a>, National had one route out of Atlanta from 1969-1977: San Francisco. Seems like an unlikely route- was this a joint operation with Delta or Eastern? <a href="http://ww...

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by eastbay
Tue Feb 21, 2006 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exotic Routes From The Past
Replies: 100
Views: 12278

RE: Exotic Routes From The Past

I'm no Braniff historian, but they flew their 747sp's on some diverse routes. One route I remember for certain is PeoplExpress' weekly 747 <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBB...

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by eastbay
Wed Jan 11, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerocondor In Peru Question...
Replies: 39
Views: 8681

Aerocondor In Peru Question...

My family is planning to visit Peru next week, with a side trip from Lima to Cuzco. Looks like Aerocondor is the cheapest but I know almost nothing about them..... Anyone here flown on them, or know how is their reputation? Should I spend the extra $50 r/t for my wife and I and fly LanPeru? Thanks f...

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by eastbay
Sun Dec 11, 2005 8:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Frivolous/ridiculous Trip You've Done.
Replies: 36
Views: 5440

RE: Most Frivolous/ridiculous Trip You've Done.

Two trips come to mind..... The day after Christmas, several years ago. I was stuck in Boston, with only two days off- not enough time to spend with family in California, and my girlfriend was off with her relatives. Woke up early and flew <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan Inter...

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by eastbay
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Future Cities?
Replies: 99
Views: 11349

RE: JetBlue Future Cities?

Tucson....Tucson.....please, please Tucson!!!!!!

....sigh....

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by eastbay
Wed Sep 07, 2005 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Spotter Paradise This Week--JFK
Replies: 1
Views: 1713

RE: A Spotter Paradise This Week--JFK

Thanks for the heads up. I saw a TU-154 from Slovakia (or maybe Slovenia) the other day- busy taxiing in an aircraft so no photos. I'm on the lookout now.....

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