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by CitrusCritter
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XNA (Northwest Arkansas) Aviation 2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1440

Re: XNA (Northwest Arkansas) Aviation 2020

The bleed to TUL and LIT will stop when someone comes in with stimulus through seats and lower fares, whether it’s WN or F9 or someone else. Very little hope given how F9 and NK operate though. Yet another example of the downside of consolidation.

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 20880

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Any updates on the runway incident where Hi Fly dumped fuel?

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24116

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Any news on the performance of XNA?

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 42545

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

I'm going to say one will be MUC-ATL. With the amount of German auto companies in the area, I'm surprised it's not served already. Their FRA flight does really well even with the entry of QR and TK While there is assuredly some overlap, the German auto companies in the Atlanta area are Mercedes and...

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by CitrusCritter
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 116
Views: 26832

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

And "indoctrinated" as well into the virtues of joining a union and all that comes with it? No doubt. Given how predisposed South Carolina and its residents are to rejecting unionism, I doubt that is much of a concern. Regardless, it really says something that Boeing as well as many poste...

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by CitrusCritter
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 116
Views: 26832

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

Want evidence? "The NY Times also declined Boeing’s invitation to go to CHS and discuss" says it all. Most print news organizations would have declined the invitation. What would the NYT have seen? Floors scrubbed so clean they shone like mirrors? Aircraft inspected five times by five dif...

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by CitrusCritter
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback
Replies: 97
Views: 10774

Re: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback

I hope it comes back and fails miserably just to spite the people of Milwaukee. Their public protest to AirTran buying YX and the “save the cookie” campaign was embarrassing. DL and WN own MKE now and will ensure that they flood any market that the new YX tries to take from them. I don’t think this...

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by CitrusCritter
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 flying with a missing panel?
Replies: 26
Views: 4773

Re: G4 flying with a missing panel?

Just asking the question. G4's MX and safety issues are well documented.

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by CitrusCritter
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 flying with a missing panel?
Replies: 26
Views: 4773

G4 flying with a missing panel?

https://twitter.com/gpbwesh/status/952545713648488448 Media reporter on board: Allegiant just announced there is a missing panel on our plane from NC to Sanford, nothing mechanical, nothing to worry about they say. Maintenance is coming to document it and it will get fixed in Sanford, please pray fo...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22363

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

I don't think the lack of a SE hub is going to kill UA. They've really never had one. IMO, Miami didn't count went they took the PA Latin routes because the feed into MIA was minimal. Besides, there really isn't a viable option in the SE to build a hub. What about BNA? Is it off the table because o...

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the Bay Area the only region in the US to have three Int'l airports?
Replies: 89
Views: 11818

Re: Is the Bay Area the only region in the US to have three Int'l airports?

From a purely international perspective for airlines, LA does as well with LAX, SNA, and ONT. The latter two have limited intl flights to Canada and/or Mexico.

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will Boeing name its future aircraft?
Replies: 56
Views: 11500

Re: How will Boeing name its future aircraft?

Just add -Max to everything. 707-Max, 717-Max, 727-Max, etc. :D

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SV to have 15 777-200ERs put up for sale/lease
Replies: 64
Views: 13468

Re: SV to have 15 777-200ERs put up for sale/lease

Can someone explain the pros and cons of buying an A/C that is high cycle but low hours and vice versa? Most aircraft have a certain number of certified cycles, which has to do with the pressurization, fatigue in the metals from the extremes of takeoff/landing, etc. So if you are buying high cycle,...

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by CitrusCritter
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 13352

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

Two areas in Florida that are a just a bit too close to the major airports to have service - Ocala (OCF) with a metro pop around 300k, but about 30 minutes from GNV and about an hour or so from MCO Lakeland (LAL) with a metro pop just under 600k, but within an hour or so either way from TPA and MCO ...

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by CitrusCritter
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and Spirit merger could it work?
Replies: 60
Views: 9309

Re: JetBlue and Spirit merger could it work?

The smaller players cannot fully compete with the big guys until they fill out their networks. While they can try to grow their way organically, that generally takes many, many years. The notion that mergers always mean less competition completely ignores the realities of the airline business and t...

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by CitrusCritter
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and Spirit merger could it work?
Replies: 60
Views: 9309

Re: JetBlue and Spirit merger could it work?

I am not in favor of mergers and the fascination with them is funny since we now only really have three players and SWA. With that said, this would be a bulking up of JB, problem is, the clientele is not the same. Serve many of the same international destinations in the Caribbean and Central Americ...

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can we expect Norwegian to order more wb aircraft soon ?
Replies: 20
Views: 2697

Re: Can we expect Norwegian to order more wb aircraft soon ?

I really don't know how NAI can survive long term. There business plan only makes sense for 5 or so years. Low cost carriers within Europe and the US survive because you can travel cheaply, stay with family, eat at McDonalds etc. You can have a cheap vacation for people who cannot afford to spend m...

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by CitrusCritter
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American sports charter shortage?
Replies: 9
Views: 1757

American sports charter shortage?

FAIR USE EXCERPT - (Bloomberg) -- East Carolina University joined the upstart American Athletic Conference three years ago, part of a frenzied league realignment across college sports. The Greenville, North Carolina, school was prepared for road games as far west as Dallas and as far north as Conne...

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: DL flight history lookup
Replies: 2
Views: 1148

Re: DL flight history lookup

N776AU wrote:


Yes, that will let me get it done. Thanks very much!

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by CitrusCritter
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: DL flight history lookup
Replies: 2
Views: 1148

DL flight history lookup

Hi all, I realized I've been remiss in not updating my FlightMemory in some time, and I need to go back to September 2016 to look up some DL flights. Is there a free source available that can show me the plane types on these flights? Unfortunately FlightAware's free database doesn't go back that far...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 removes pax for harassing Ivanka Trump
Replies: 56
Views: 6571

Re: B6 removes pax for harassing Ivanka Trump

Wouldn't be a problem if he were a good businessman and Trump Shuttle was still flying.

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by CitrusCritter
Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Announces Florida Intrastate Routes
Replies: 23
Views: 4814

Elite Airways Announces Florida Intrastate Routes

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2 ... um=twitter

Appears they will offer VRB and SRQ ex-TLH. TLH continues to court B6 for FLL service.
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http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2 ... um=twitter

Appears they will offer VRB and SRQ ex-TLH. TLH continues to court B6 for FLL service.

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by CitrusCritter
Wed May 11, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators: Drop Bag Fees To Shorten TSA Lines
Replies: 136
Views: 16592

RE: Senators: Drop Bag Fees To Shorten TSA Lines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/holzmann" class="quote" target="_blank">holzmann</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Fire every single <acronym title="Taipei -...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu May 05, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Under Congressional Attack
Replies: 82
Views: 14451

RE: Norwegian Under Congressional Attack

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AIR+MALTA" class="quote" target="_blank">AIR MALTA</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>Well, although I am for competition, I...

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue And Alaska Reportedly Make Offer For VX
Replies: 236
Views: 34416

RE: Jet Blue And Alaska Reportedly Make Offer For VX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ridgid727" class="quote" target="_blank">ridgid727</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>An interesting move for Alaska. Divers...

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian B789 In Production With A Swedish Touch
Replies: 21
Views: 11518

RE: Norwegian B789 In Production With A Swedish Touch

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/solnabo" class="quote" target="_blank">solnabo</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Our western neighbours ran out of celebs so ...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Introduce Premium Economy Class
Replies: 73
Views: 14302

RE: AS To Introduce Premium Economy Class

This is something that would get me to consider <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> in the future. I do not typically consider them because of their tight legroom and the inability to reserve/purchase an exit row seat if you're not an <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acrony...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Same Flt#, But Equip. Change...
Replies: 37
Views: 4413

RE: Same Flt#, But Equip. Change...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tlecam" class="quote" target="_blank">tlecam</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Delta still does this with some of its Asia fl...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1
Replies: 261
Views: 34191

Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wjcandee" class="quote" target="_blank">wjcandee</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Also, as to <acronym title="Albury (ABX ...

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (TWA 707)
Replies: 22
Views: 2793

RE: Where? (TWA 707)

Clearly two different airports; the first two pictures definitely could be Nepal. Notice the lack of vegetation on the mountains compared to the second, which is clearly a tropical locale, probably South Pacific.

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Celebrates Launch Of OSL-SJU
Replies: 6
Views: 2673

RE: Norwegian Celebrates Launch Of OSL-SJU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Zealandflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Zealandflyer</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Well, it is a former Danish colony...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Oct 29, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Of 9 Kicked Off B6... Called "animals"
Replies: 28
Views: 18144

RE: Family Of 9 Kicked Off B6... Called "animals"

So they should have been flying F9 instead?

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Pilot Terminated Over Emergency Landing
Replies: 92
Views: 28791

RE: Allegiant Pilot Terminated Over Emergency Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wjcandee" class="quote" target="_blank">wjcandee</a> (<a href="#73" class="quote">Reply 73</a>):<br/><i> The airline is not "unsafe". But you sh...

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Pilot Terminated Over Emergency Landing
Replies: 92
Views: 28791

RE: Allegiant Pilot Terminated Over Emergency Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CIDFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">CIDFlyer</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i> the stories about Allegiant recently ar...

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unaccompanied Minor Sexually Molested On AA Flight
Replies: 78
Views: 21372

RE: Unaccompanied Minor Sexually Molested On AA Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>That is tricky. What if is a story? I find weird...

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX CEO: Force US3 To Codeshare With Us
Replies: 112
Views: 13661

RE: VX CEO: Force US3 To Codeshare With Us

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblue1965" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblue1965</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>just look at the unhealthy amount ...

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A380 At MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 17255

RE: EK A380 At MCO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/727LOVER" class="quote" target="_blank">727LOVER</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>One place that it could have been photog...

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Entrepreneurialism In Aviation?
Replies: 47
Views: 5724

RE: What Happened To Entrepreneurialism In Aviation?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaB717" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaB717</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There's a lot...

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by CitrusCritter
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH-JetBlue Or Spirit
Replies: 18
Views: 4748

RE: CMH-JetBlue Or Spirit

Have you considered Skybus?      

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Stocks Plunge After DoJ Probes Collusion
Replies: 227
Views: 30632

RE: Airlines Stocks Plunge After DoJ Probes Collusion

Maybe DOJ shouldn't have approved all the anticompetitive mergers.

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFB Service
Replies: 6
Views: 1897

RE: SFB Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tz757300" class="quote" target="_blank">tz757300</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>As a local, I really have no interest in f...

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by CitrusCritter
Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Trying To Save World's Busiest Title
Replies: 122
Views: 14434

RE: ATL Trying To Save World's Busiest Title

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LDVAviation" class="quote" target="_blank">LDVAviation</a> (<a href="#111" class="quote">Reply 111</a>):<br/><i>As I said, it is not a differenc...

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by CitrusCritter
Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Trying To Save World's Busiest Title
Replies: 122
Views: 14434

RE: ATL Trying To Save World's Busiest Title

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Deltal1011man" class="quote" target="_blank">Deltal1011man</a> (<a href="#82" class="quote">Reply 82</a>):<br/><i>The U (21 National Championshi...

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by CitrusCritter
Fri Jan 02, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why No DCA Sales On Some Major European Airlines
Replies: 25
Views: 3288

RE: Why No DCA Sales On Some Major European Airlin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/finnishway" class="quote" target="_blank">finnishway</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Why would you want to fly from <acrony...

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by CitrusCritter
Wed Dec 17, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Flying McDonald's Fries To Japan?
Replies: 98
Views: 21114

Who Is Flying McDonald's Fries To Japan?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gilesdavies" class="quote" target="_blank">gilesdavies</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>You are thinking too much into this!...

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by CitrusCritter
Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U2 Ezgp Cabin Depressurisation Right Now?
Replies: 3
Views: 1752

RE: U2 Ezgp Cabin Depressurisation Right Now?

Appears to have landed at Nantes and left the active runway. Very glad for everyone on board.

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by CitrusCritter
Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Starting New Orleans
Replies: 44
Views: 5474

RE: Allegiant Starting New Orleans

Does this tie into the New Orleans cruise ship traffic?

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by CitrusCritter
Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US Airline Hubs Fall '14
Replies: 11
Views: 8499

RE: Largest US Airline Hubs Fall '14

How many seats was <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> operating ex-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> in the last quarter before they announced the merger with <acronym title="Sou...

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by CitrusCritter
Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More B6 Intra-Florida Flying?
Replies: 32
Views: 5983

RE: More B6 Intra-Florida Flying?

Please come to <acronym title="Tallahassee - Regional (TLH / KTLH), USA - Florida">TLH</acronym>! 2x <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>, 2x <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New Yo...

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