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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380 Rollout Live Thread! Now Showing!
Replies: 338
Views: 41633

RE: The A380 Rollout Live Thread! Now Showing!

its like a Las Vegas show on steriods, gone captive Airbus ad...  Nuts 4:45am here... i want to go to sleep sometime today

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Jan 12, 2005 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest USA 747 Flights..Any?
Replies: 47
Views: 8255

RE: Shortest USA 747 Flights..Any?

Just adding (so dont freak out as a double post) to the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Dec 29, 2004 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Asks Employees For Help This Weekend..
Replies: 100
Views: 9364

RE: USAirways Asks Employees For Help This Weekend..

Aero....

Its not really necessary to worry about the staffing levels and hiring as the application process probably would outlast the remaining time span of the airline. Anything that US management embarks on at this time is essentially rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Dec 26, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More USA-Africa Direct Service?
Replies: 33
Views: 4515

RE: More USA-Africa Direct Service?

PROSA.... Dont forget about NWA flying <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-BOM x2 daily and the currently suspended <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-DEL service. The BOM service just went to twice daily, NW042 and...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Dec 23, 2004 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Still Serves Peanuts?
Replies: 18
Views: 3152

RE: Who Still Serves Peanuts?

NWA does peanuts in the international markets... much more space friendly for tightly packed galleys.

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Dec 23, 2004 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whose Seats Are These?
Replies: 1
Views: 2118

Whose Seats Are These?

I was digging around ebay and found this auction for <acronym title="Ansett Australia">AN</acronym> ENTIRE SET of A320 seats. Its for 54 sets of 3-seat clusters. They say that they're from a part 121 carrier and proof is available. I cant make out any airline from the pictures... anyone know ? <a hr...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Dec 01, 2004 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC Telling Off Pilots
Replies: 58
Views: 10576

RE: ATC Telling Off Pilots

Here in the <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> class B airspace, several reliever airports fall into the class B veil. For some reason, aircraft have difficulties at Minneapolis Crystal Airport (KMIC) with thei...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 24, 2004 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 772ER At MSY Today
Replies: 29
Views: 3816

RE: AF 772ER At MSY Today

wait... do i understand this correctly ? MSY to Europe ?  Insane

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 24, 2004 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 Engine Fire @ NRT
Replies: 39
Views: 11753

RE: NW DC-10 Engine Fire @ NRT

uadc8.... lets hear it... someones always picking on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> these days - kinda reminds me of whinny kids in grade school.. the one always yelling for the teacher. burnsie and nwafa..... does seem that carpethead is exaggerating quite a bit. At first glanc...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 22, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO B752 Sleeper Seats
Replies: 3
Views: 2390

CO B752 Sleeper Seats

I was looking throught the database and noticed pics from 1994 of <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> B757 interiors. Have any of you flown in COs transatlantic 752s and taken pictures? I am very curious about this cabins configuration as hardly any airline use the 757 transocea...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 21, 2004 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When NW DC9's Aren't Flying
Replies: 25
Views: 3998

RE: When NW DC9's Aren't Flying

OK... so who self-appointed to the position of CEO in here. Let get some facts straight about the NWA DC9 fleet. FIRST. there is no mass exodus of DC9s from NWA. 7 DC9s are being retired in 2005 with 3 A330s and 4 A319s replacing them. There has not, and will not be any mass retirement of these bird...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Nov 19, 2004 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus E2 'Sonic Cruiser'
Replies: 17
Views: 9130

RE: Airbus E2 'Sonic Cruiser'

Gig... give all of us a freakin' break... the 707, 727, 737, and 757 look nothing alike. The 707 is a 4-engine aircraft, the 727 is a t-tail trijet, and the 737 is a short to medium range twin jet..... oh yes.. the 757, thats really similar to the 707  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" A...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus E2 'Sonic Cruiser'
Replies: 17
Views: 9130

RE: Airbus E2 'Sonic Cruiser'

I would have to agree with the airlines not being ready for such technology. Instead theyre looking at dressing up the A300 in another scheme as the A350. ..and the 7E7 wasnt a threat.  Nuts

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Trimming DEN Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5373

RE: United Trimming DEN Flights

hmmm.... interesting.. first massive blowouts with 2 partner carriers, now dumping flts at <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>. Seems like US v.2.0. Next itll be th...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Likely To Replace A345 With 772LR
Replies: 230
Views: 22846

RE: SQ Likely To Replace A345 With 772LR

Im glad that <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> can see the forest from the trees... i applaud <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> if this is the direction that operations go.. Probably explains why they ripped the 'Leadership' titles off the sides of em...  <img src=...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saipan Airport: Anyone Been?
Replies: 3
Views: 2486

RE: Saipan Airport: Anyone Been?

I was in SPN in 2001... lots of shopping, not sure if anythings going to be open in the middle of the night. Airport is small and very basic.

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Nov 18, 2004 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Recalls!
Replies: 38
Views: 4700

RE: NWA Recalls!

I wouldnt mind polos and shorts domestically in the summer..... could do a lot more and probably be a lot more pleasant

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 17, 2004 8:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"
Replies: 144
Views: 19784

RE: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"

CrossChecked - As a matter of fact we have to do the same thing upon arrival in the UK, counting everything, and breaking down into exact types of what were bringing in - only difference is that if there an error, youre not dragged back to the airport and given a 10,000-pound ($18,600) fine. Im not ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check out this fake photo
Replies: 25
Views: 9084

Check out this fake photo

Seems like crap to me... the B777 is at such a speed at that phase of takeoff to where the flame isn't going to reach to far forward... seems as if you're assessment of this photo is correct

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net
Replies: 42
Views: 22834

RE: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net

hmmm.....the question that comes up in my mind.....is if the cockpit looks like this on the ground, whats it look like in the air ?

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A's Call For A Nationwide Strike
Replies: 104
Views: 8151

RE: F/A's Call For A Nationwide Strike

Glad NWA F/A arent represented by AFA.

 Nuts.. this crap is crazy..  Nuts

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 17, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Turblence Ever Worry F/A's?
Replies: 6
Views: 2636

RE: Does Turblence Ever Worry F/A's?

As far as im concerned, i only worry about people that ignore the sign and what can happen to them. All we are required to do is make the announcement and inform passengers who ignore the warning. Beyond that, im not chasing some knuckle head around the plane. Ill have a seat myself and enjoy the ri...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 16, 2004 6:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"
Replies: 144
Views: 19784

RE: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"

This one goes out to all the flight attendants.....  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> (number of faces equal minimum crew on the <acronym title="Nor...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 16, 2004 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets Now On 767 And 777
Replies: 31
Views: 12172

RE: Winglets Now On 767 And 777

AA777....

those are winglets on te 764... and these being offered are also winglets. The style, while differernt from the airbus boomerang and boeing widget, are refered to as raked winglets.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 14, 2004 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Meal Service
Replies: 15
Views: 3554

RE: NW Meal Service

NWACrew.....

as far as serving more meals that any other carriere.... where are you coming up with this... i thought CO had that honor, if youd like to call it that

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Nov 13, 2004 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Didn't Know Canadair Regional Jet Was An Airline
Replies: 1
Views: 2965

I Didn't Know Canadair Regional Jet Was An Airline

Check this out... another great example on how the media is a complete dis-service to all of us in the airline industry. Apparently the author of this article thinks that Pinnacle Airlines does feeder service for Northwest Airlines, <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - So...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Nov 12, 2004 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Union Members Authorize Strike
Replies: 72
Views: 5917

RE: US Air Union Members Authorize Strike

FULL PAY <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> THE LAST <acronym title="Dayton - James M. Cox Dayton International (DAY / KDAY), USA - Ohio">DAY</acronym> !!! (and then no job) <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>.. i guess the future doesnt matter, BUT DAMMIT I GUE...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Nov 11, 2004 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Recalls!
Replies: 38
Views: 4700

RE: NWA Recalls!

DTW....im with you re: believe it when i see it

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Nov 11, 2004 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Recalls!
Replies: 38
Views: 4700

RE: NWA Recalls!

NWAFA.... hmmmmmmmmm.......... dont you think a uniform update would make far more sense... different style ties and scarves.. new wings (nothing wrong with the current version of either). They could makeover the uniform that way and it would be a fresh new look - and way cheaper  <img src="/di...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Nov 11, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Recalls!
Replies: 38
Views: 4700

RE: NWA Recalls!

Hey guys.... i already got mine... shipped straight to my house.. its a really cool looking uniform.. LETS GET REAL HERE !!!! This rumor has been going round and round for years. The company is in absolutely no position to reuniform 10,000 FAs. Our uniform is one of the best looking uniforms in the ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 10, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Last Person To Reply To This Thread Wins!
Replies: 312
Views: 5647

RE: The Last Person To Reply To This Thread Wins!

hmmm....how do I want to finish this thread....

I WENT CAMPING !!! yay for me... (its my real tent btw)

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 09, 2004 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic Gold-medalist Turned Bonehead
Replies: 27
Views: 1729

RE: Olympic Gold-medalist Turned Bonehead

HAHAHAHA.....just found out his dad has been a State Trooper in MD

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 09, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Last Person To Reply To This Thread Wins!
Replies: 312
Views: 5647

RE: The Last Person To Reply To This Thread Wins!

Oh ill jump in the stupidity too......

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 09, 2004 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic Gold-medalist Turned Bonehead
Replies: 27
Views: 1729

Olympic Gold-medalist Turned Bonehead

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (swimming '04) ended up in the slammer after a <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym> Trooper witnessed him run a stop sign. Turns out he had been pounding drinks down, one after another - DWI. Phelps got cuffed and stuffed in the back of the car faster tha...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 08, 2004 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaos @ PHL's B/C Baggage Claim Sunday Night
Replies: 19
Views: 3224

RE: Chaos @ PHL's B/C Baggage Claim Sunday Night

Wow... things continually get more and more interesting over there.... First its that clown Fred Freshwater at ALPA (speaking on behalf of the pilots) who says that pilots should be tipped $20/flight, and now this. It seems that there's a significant number of people who are deserving of this winter...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 08, 2004 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Northern Lights Are Out
Replies: 27
Views: 2391

RE: Northern Lights Are Out

Delta and DLKA...why dont the two of you go get on yahoo and take your personal grievances with you... nobody here wants to hear it

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 03, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vomiting At School
Replies: 27
Views: 18933

RE: Vomiting At School

I had a good one in first grade. I puked all over...i couldnt believe how much i puke oh man !!!!!!!! To make things worse, I got it all over my hands and and then like a twerpy first grader, started shaking my hands to get it off, thus spraying it all over the room.. little vomit dots.. LOL Kinda w...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 02, 2004 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Agents May Strike Over Holidays
Replies: 39
Views: 4754

RE: US Agents May Strike Over Holidays

If I were at US id be polishing my resume and interviewing skills. The end is near, PERIOD. Its unfortunate and it doesnt seem that anything is going right over there at US.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 02, 2004 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye KLM At MSP!
Replies: 17
Views: 7734

RE: Goodbye KLM At MSP!

Few things.... SESGDL... KLM is NOT returning next year. I just went into PARS and pulled the availability for next just and there are no <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> flights listed. The flights are NW042 @3pm, NW046 @ 6pm, and NW056 @ 9pm. All the <acronym title="KLM Royal...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 02, 2004 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual Livery On Bmi Regional's Leased ATR-42
Replies: 16
Views: 4129

RE: Unusual Livery On Bmi Regional's Leased ATR-42

Look at it from a financial perspective... its probably way cheaper to paint that aircraft in that scheme than the full <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> get-up. Just a thought... im not a bean counter, but know they look at ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Oct 30, 2004 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP BBQ A.net Meet 10/30
Replies: 10
Views: 2621

RE: MSP BBQ A.net Meet 10/30

Due to cruddy weather forecast for <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>, and lack of support, this will be a spotting of the final <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> <acronym title="Minneapoli...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Oct 30, 2004 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA To Recall 600 FA's By 1/30/05
Replies: 32
Views: 5442

RE: NWA To Recall 600 FA's By 1/30/05

I called in and got some solid numbers as far as how many are furloughed. I crunched some numbers and found out that i have an excellent chance at getting my job back. If thats the case, you can look forward to creativities such as the 'Buffet cart", the "Super cart", and back by popular demand, 'On...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Oct 29, 2004 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evacuation Slide Deploy At FL300!
Replies: 22
Views: 9914

RE: Evacuation Slide Deploy At FL300!

Jafa.. I was nice at first, and then had to get ugly with people on the 747 about that. I had some bozos sitting at the exit row with their legs on top of the slide pack right next to the door control handle, with the door armed (2 hour missed time slot in a snowstorm). I had to tell them repeatedly...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Oct 27, 2004 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots: Ever Arrive At The Wrong Gate?
Replies: 40
Views: 9246

RE: Pilots: Ever Arrive At The Wrong Gate?

Progressive taxi is kind of like the same as if I were to blindfold you in a room and tell you where to go step by step. Theyll give you verbal instructions step by step as your moving about the ground

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Oct 27, 2004 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Flight Attendants!
Replies: 14
Views: 5208

NWA Flight Attendants!

NWA flight attendants !!!!

Its been over a year now with the PFAA in power after the representational election. Where do you feel things stand after the derailing of the IBT, and all thats followed.

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Oct 27, 2004 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indpendence Fact And Rumor
Replies: 34
Views: 6381

RE: Indpendence Fact And Rumor

Sharpen the claws and ready the teeth..... It seems that the last 3 days on a.net have taken things to an all time low around here. <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> YOU CANNOT <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> CIVIL, DONT POST ! If you ha...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Oct 24, 2004 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flagship Service
Replies: 20
Views: 4555

RE: AA Flagship Service

LONG LIVE THE WOOLEY MAMMOTH SEATS !!!!! I flow Transatlantic in both F and C class in the Wooley mammoth seats and i couldnt have been happier and the end if each flight!!!!!!!!

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Oct 24, 2004 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WHY Are NON Revs Treated SO Badly
Replies: 119
Views: 15795

RE: WHY Are NON Revs Treated SO Badly

Ive never had any problems non-reving and many times have noticed it to be an advantage....as in all my dealings, airline people help other airline people... in some cases more than a passenger would get helped.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Oct 24, 2004 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did NW Start Putting A320's In The Desert?
Replies: 16
Views: 16228

RE: When Did NW Start Putting A320's In The Desert?

My understanding of the parking of modern <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> aircraft is as follows. All modern aircraft that ended up in the desert were due for heavy maintenance. Due to the maintenance costs involved, and fact that the aircraft were not immediately needed becau...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Oct 23, 2004 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Lie-Flat In Business Soon?
Replies: 20
Views: 4996

RE: AA Lie-Flat In Business Soon?

Few things here... ANA... get it together... <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> A330 bizz is all lie-flat. Everybody else ripping on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> bizz... Its an extrememly comfortable seat to sit in for a long time. I fall asleep quickly i...

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