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by jetwet1
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing 767 - Who’s have you flown?
Replies: 55
Views: 1407

Re: Boeing 767 - Who’s have you flown?

jetwet1 wrote:
TW
BA
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Oh heck, forgot CO and my only time on a 764.

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by jetwet1
Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing 767 - Who’s have you flown?
Replies: 55
Views: 1407

Re: Boeing 767 - Who’s have you flown?

TW
BA
UA
DL
AA
VS
AC
HA
OY
MY

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by jetwet1
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 89
Views: 9875

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Interesting update while we wait for the severely delayed and expensive 3rd party audit of Arizona's election https://news.yahoo.com/arizona-supreme-court-denies-state-014400043.html The court declined to overrule lower court decisions affirming the Senate's responsibility under state law to provid...

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by jetwet1
Sat Sep 11, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The State of Global Terror 20 Years After 9/11
Replies: 23
Views: 1226

Re: The State of Global Terror 20 Years After 9/11

The one glaring issue to me is, we (The US and allies) did a great job of killing Joe terrorist, but never seemed to get around to the people that financed Joe and his pals. A great job? The US has created in the Middle East a perfect storm and breeding ground for terrorists. Allies were drawn into...

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by jetwet1
Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The State of Global Terror 20 Years After 9/11
Replies: 23
Views: 1226

Re: The State of Global Terror 20 Years After 9/11

The one glaring issue to me is, we (The US and allies) did a great job of killing Joe terrorist, but never seemed to get around to the people that financed Joe and his pals. If some middle eastern money men suddenly started dropping dead from the odd stray bullet we could have come close to the same...

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by jetwet1
Thu Sep 09, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Returning from South Africa with Global Entry
Replies: 3
Views: 468

Re: Returning from South Africa with Global Entry

Shouldn't be an issue, I came through LAX 2 weeks ago using GE and made it from plane to outside in 20 minutes, There is always a chance you will get pulled, but that's an every time thing.

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by jetwet1
Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Sunwing 737 Runway 28 Landing at SXM on video
Replies: 56
Views: 9836

Re: Sunwing 737 Runway 28 Landing at SXM on video

737maxxx wrote:
Hey guys,

I was the skipper on that flight.



You have not answered the most important question though, are you a French Canadian ?

But seriously, having spent a good deal of time camped out at Maho, I can't think of a time where I have seen anything land on 28, let alone a 737.

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by jetwet1
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Corsair 747 Classic St Maarten
Replies: 3
Views: 475

Re: Corsair 747 Classic St Maarten

The last classic was retired in 2007

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by jetwet1
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 361
Views: 44435

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

Thanks for sharing about your cruise! Beautiful ship and pictures. Doesn’t look like too many people - how full would you say the ship is if you had to guess? I’m going on the Allure of the Seas soon. Wish they’d just give us the covid test at the dock like you instead of having to get one on our o...

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by jetwet1
Thu Sep 02, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas Aviation Thread
Replies: 3
Views: 950

Re: Las Vegas Aviation Thread

In June of 2021 the FAA switched the name to Harry Reid, various websites have slowly been changing to follow suit.

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by jetwet1
Tue Aug 31, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: The most 747s in a single photo
Replies: 23
Views: 5924

Re: The most 747s in a single photo

ContinentalEWR wrote:
A lineup of BA 747s at T4 in that terminal's heyday as the heart of BA long haul.


That was my first thought as well.

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by jetwet1
Tue Aug 24, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Amtrak Plans - Aviation Impact
Replies: 37
Views: 1952

Re: Amtrack Plans - Aviation Impact

The train is only a threat on short corridor hops that have a downtown to downtown time of under 3 hours. Short hop: Airport 1 hour before Flight 1 hour Deplaning/exiting airport 15 min Airport to downtown Chicago 45 min Total travel time: 3 hours, productive time: about 30 min in flight Train: 3 H...

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by jetwet1
Tue Aug 24, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air Routes & Organ Transplants
Replies: 11
Views: 1821

Re: NEW AIR ROUTES & ORGAN TRANSPLANTS

Out of interest, how does it work currently with organs, are they carried as cargo or do they fly with a courier ? In which case is there some sort of agreement in place with the airlines ? ie the hospital calls and says we need a seat on flight XXX There was talk here in Vegas about setting up a dr...

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by jetwet1
Sun Aug 22, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10/MD10 Orbis Flying Hospital
Replies: 8
Views: 2955

Re: DC-10/MD10 Orbis Flying Hospital

If I am remembering correctly, FedEx donated the plane, they also provide a lot of the maintenance.

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by jetwet1
Sun Aug 22, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about whether Sands 747SP was damaged at Lake Charles
Replies: 56
Views: 21599

Re: Question about whether Sands 747SP was damaged at Lake Charles

Why couldn’t Sheldon Adelson afford to pay Boeing to repair VQ-BMS? Because he is dead ? From the pictures, it was going to be scrapped, way to much damage to be economically repaired. Sands is very private about their aircraft, heck up thread, I called a VP at Las Vegas Sands and got a BS answer, ...

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 20, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR792 Aug 17 diverted to memphis
Replies: 22
Views: 5978

Re: QR792 Aug 17 diverted to memphis

I would hope QR has any connections rebooked, wait times at DFW have been horrendous.

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by jetwet1
Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21253

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

Time it, being in English and Spanish it was insane, as I've been saying, I like the AA wireless system and with the exception of AA leaving my luggage in Dallas (despite the 3 hour delay) service was great.

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by jetwet1
Thu Aug 19, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21253

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

Well, I just got off an AA flight (on a 321s) that had the Thales seatback system. While the system itself was fine, the immediate advantage of the wireless system was not having to sit through 20 minutes of Hyatt, AA Barclay card, more Hyatt, AA cleaning, more Hyatt, the same AA cleaning video, the...

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by jetwet1
Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues
Replies: 291
Views: 62036

Re: AA Facing Summer Cancellations and Crewing Issues

My dad was supposed to fly LGA-DFW yesterday afternoon, which was cancelled, and then they re-routed him LGA-MIA-DFW. He gets to MIA and then they cancelled the MIA-DFW flight. They overnighted him, and now, they're having to re-route him through MCO, to get from MIA to DFW. He was supposed to fly ...

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by jetwet1
Sun Aug 15, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived hubs
Replies: 25
Views: 2470

Re: Shortest lived hubs

TWA -SJU

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Officially Launching LHR/LGW
Replies: 286
Views: 55356

Re: JetBlue Officially Launching LHR/LGW

NYC-LON 5x next year is a pipe dream and not going to happen. Where is this demand going to come from? Jeremy If the US borders open up B6 will have no issues filling 5 321's a day, even up front they should be able to get good yields just based on their own FF pool. They now have access to all the...

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: History of access to LHR
Replies: 4
Views: 600

Re: History of access to LHR

It was 2 carriers from each country, not really lopsided.

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by jetwet1
Thu Aug 12, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA using memes, humor in public service ads to curb unrurly behaviors
Replies: 25
Views: 2935

Re: FAA using memes, humor in public service ads to curb unrurly behaviors

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/06/disputes-over-mask-mandates-comprise-75percent-of-faas-unruly-passenger-complaints-on-planes-.html Or how about, you know the rules before you bought the ticket, suck it up and follow them because acting out on plane is only going to end one way, if you can't do that...

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by jetwet1
Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messi going to PSG
Replies: 60
Views: 2927

Re: Messi to leave FC Barcelona

But even for the clubs owned by people or institutions with bottomless pockets, the Financial Fair Play rules will have a deep impact, as they will simply not be allowed to pump endless sums of money into the clubs to balance the budget, having blown the budget to smithereens by saddling it with gr...

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by jetwet1
Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messi going to PSG
Replies: 60
Views: 2927

Re: Messi to leave FC Barcelona

Mesi may get a surprise reality check, he is now 34, I don't see teams stepping up to pay what he wants at his age, I am not sure about that. While he us getting up there in age, he is still very good. Besides, the revenue in messi merchandise would probably be enough to cover salaries. First, I'm ...

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by jetwet1
Sun Aug 08, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messi going to PSG
Replies: 60
Views: 2927

Re: Messi to leave FC Barcelona

PSG it is.

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by jetwet1
Sun Aug 08, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21253

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

miaami wrote:
ikramerica wrote:
I was just on a 77W MIA-LAX where the wifi was broken. But there were IFE screens to fall back on.


Streaming AA Entertainment is not available on Widebodies with Panasonic Internet. They have seatback video screens to watch movies and TV shows



He's referring to the inflight wifi, but yeah.

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by jetwet1
Sat Aug 07, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA planning eventual successor, Parker successor planning in work.
Replies: 49
Views: 11046

Re: Updated: AA planning eventual successor, Parker successor planning in work.

Is this because they took out the PTVs on some of the narrowbodies, which virtually no one uses anymore, add weight, were bought before everyone could use their own devices gate to gate, and before personal devices were as powerful as they are today? Or is this because they are harmonizing the 738s...

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 06, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 163
Views: 45969

Re: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2021

crownvic wrote:
with 6 747's right up to the end on the ramp sametime, I would think KMCO would be on the list soon.


Yeah, MCO and LAS should be back pretty quickly once the borders open up.

No LAX is a bit of a strange one, but right now VS will have a lot more info than we can guess at.

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 06, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messi going to PSG
Replies: 60
Views: 2927

Re: Messi to leave FC Barcelona

Sidebar: Keep in mind I'm a Villa fan, but there's something I just don't get about the EPL. Why are the "smaller" teams always unloading their best players to the big boy clubs? You have a once is a lifetime talent in Grealish and now you're sending him over to Man City so they can furth...

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 06, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messi going to PSG
Replies: 60
Views: 2927

Re: Messi to leave FC Barcelona

https://www.espn.com/soccer/barcelona-espbarcelona/story/4446414/lionel-messi-to-leave-barcelona-argentina-captain-wont-sign-new-contract Wow. I did not see this coming. I'm wondering if Manchester City are starting to regret their $100 million pound deal for Grealish just as Messi becomes availabl...

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta restarts ATL-VCE today Aug 5th, 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 2861

Re: Delta restarts ATL-VCE today Aug 5th, 2021

Isn't this really late to start a summer seasonal route? They have missed all summer! EDIT: Maybe due to COVID restrictions it wasn't feasible to operate the flight earlier this summer? Italy eased its restrictions for vaccinated Americans in late June. The VCE routes sustained cruise traffic (pre-...

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by jetwet1
Fri Aug 06, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lounge access for AA domestic F pax to Hawaii
Replies: 8
Views: 992

Re: Lounge access for AA domestic F pax to Hawaii

BangersAndMash wrote:
Interesting bit of news. AA adding lounge access for F pax on Hawaii flights.

https://onemileatatime.com/news/american-airlines-lounge-access-hawaii/


It would be nice if they (and DL/UA) added it for caribbean flights as well.

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by jetwet1
Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery
Replies: 61
Views: 7710

Re: "Stand Your Ground" Test in Miami: Attempted ATM Robbery

Thet’s clearly premeditated murder, he came back with the intention to kill and he did, if I was the prosecutor I’d be pushing for the death penalty. I agree with you, however, try finding 12 people in that community that would convict him, reality sadly is I (and it looks like the prosecutor) don'...

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by jetwet1
Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest commercial flight record
Replies: 30
Views: 3972

Re: Longest commercial flight record

As the OP asked for the longest scheduled commercial flight by time, I would say 71 hours by the Graf Zeppelin is going to be hard to beat.

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by jetwet1
Sun Aug 01, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any airliners you boarded by means of mobile airstairs?
Replies: 42
Views: 1979

Re: Any airliners you boarded by means of mobile airstairs?

Most common for me would be WN 737's through BUR, most memorable would be a VS 744 at LHR.

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by jetwet1
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21253

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

I don’t get it. I’ve flown Alaska my entire life and they never had in seat entertainment. Ever. But for the better part of a decade now Alaska has streamed movies directly to my phone or iPad for free. Why would any airline not go the wireless route combined with power at every seat is beyond me. ...

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by jetwet1
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 46
Views: 2733

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

My assistant who coaches gymnastics thinks she got what called the twistes. And she has now come out and said exactly that : https://www.yahoo.com/sports/simone-biles-said-she-got-140903850.html And frankly, for someone who does what she does, as someone mentioned up thread, it is totally understan...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Dusty Hill
Replies: 31
Views: 1952

Re: RIP Dusty Hill

Ah crap, that sucks, great performer, will be missed.

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by jetwet1
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8512

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

I am, at this moment sitting in a room waiting for my Dr, his assistant just informed me that she doesn't care about masks because she "is so over it"..... The Dr and I are about to have a very interesting conversation.

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by jetwet1
Thu Jul 15, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics
Replies: 57
Views: 2775

Re: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics

Louie Louie by The Kingsman. It was actually investigated by the FBI.

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by jetwet1
Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Surprising aircraft served
Replies: 26
Views: 2165

Re: Surprising aircraft served

VS. Narrowbody 320 and 321

Widebody 767-300er

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by jetwet1
Sun Jul 11, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 19184

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Correct. It was mentioned earlier in this thread but you very much had your blinkers on at the time. That goal put Denmark ahead and was the first time England had conceded in the whole of the competition. Jordan Pickford was potentially robbed of having a clean sheet through all of a major tournam...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: U.S. Airport Lounges
Replies: 13
Views: 1513

Re: U.S. Airport Lounges

KLMatSJC wrote:
Not an airline, but Amex's Centurion Lounges are fantastic.


They are good, though at times a little overcrowded.

For me it's the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses, not the biggest for sure, but plenty of comfortable seating and good food.

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by jetwet1
Fri Jul 02, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last 3 Airline Source Website no longer updating from June 30
Replies: 3
Views: 1651

Re: Last 3 Airline Source Website no longer updating from June 30

There is still V-flyee for Virgin Atlantic info.

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by jetwet1
Mon Jun 28, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United returns to profitability
Replies: 68
Views: 11028

Re: United returns to profitability

With the way prices are going I can believe they (along with most airlines) will be US Domestic cash flow positive. International is a different story with some insane bargains still to be had.

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by jetwet1
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How did Delta have such a quick turnaround for its reputation in the early 2010s?
Replies: 12
Views: 1408

Re: How did Delta have such a quick turnaround for its reputation in the early 2010s?

They did it in the same way CO did it before them, they improved service levels. They also did it at a time when UA and AA were cutting costs, making the sudden improvement even more of a stand out. I only flew DL a couple of times before 2015 and honestly I didn't find anything wrong with them, how...

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by jetwet1
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF VC-25B News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 239
Views: 32990

Re: Air Force One - Delay to New 747-8 Deliveries

They’re probably just trying to get the money they would’ve gotten had Trump ordered factory fresh planes and not fought for cheaper prices. I don't want this to get political, but under the previous administration, the cost of the two aircraft went from $3.2B in 2016 to $5.3B in 2019, so yeah chea...

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by jetwet1
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Mainland to Hawaii and Covid Test Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 602

Re: Mainland to Hawaii and Covid Test Questions

There is a good chance that by the time your trip actually takes place all the screening requirements will have been dropped.

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