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by aajfksjubklyn
Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Celebrate 45 Years In The Caribbean
Replies: 26
Views: 5484

RE: AA To Celebrate 45 Years In The Caribbean

The demise of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> in <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (Isla Verde) (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> has many layers, and of course it not being an optimal location was one. The pull back had a lot to do with <acronym ...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looks Like An Awful Day On The East Coast
Replies: 8
Views: 9758

RE: Looks Like An Awful Day On The East Coast

I thought the same, but after a 30 minute delay due to change if equipment and late arrival of same, I flew AA104 <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - Ne...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American First Class Meals
Replies: 77
Views: 25107

RE: American First Class Meals

The teriyaki beef turned my stomach so wildly that I had to use the white bag in the seat pocket to barf. It was slimy, chewy terribleness. The <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> said I wasn't the first one to do so. Since this episode, I have only had the pasta, which is essentiall...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport Expansion And Slots
Replies: 8
Views: 6761

RE: JFK Airport Expansion And Slots

[quote=Moose135,reply=3] Quoting deltabravo1123 (Thread starter): Also, to the south of 13R/31L, there is a huge amount of space that could support another 13/31 parallel runway. Obviously artificial land would have to be constructed to support a runway there. Is this area under wildlife protection ...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19134

RE: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

Well, I felt compelled to share a positive thought about service on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> I flew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Eagle (Vail / Eagle) - Eagle County Regiona...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Mar 20, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19134

RE: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

How about a proper negotiation with the caterer's who definitely have a monopoly on airline catering. Instead of cheating the customer, go after the vendors. How much could a first class meal cost on an airline anyway (On a typical 3+ domestic flight and a 5+ hour international)? I often wondered ab...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19134

RE: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Are we ever going to a through an <acr...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Mar 08, 2015 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New American Airlines Paint Is Wrong?
Replies: 177
Views: 31461

RE: The New American Airlines Paint Is Wrong?

Firstly, it's not an American flag in any shape or form It's a representation of our nations colors Red, white and blue The artist rendition has 12 stripes This is fine and actually means nothing in the scheme of things So long as the flag decal is correct, there is no comparison to the tail which i...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Start A380 Service On MXP-JFK
Replies: 173
Views: 22358

RE: Emirates To Start A380 Service On MXP-JFK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aquila3" class="quote" target="_blank">Aquila3</a> (<a href="#113" class="quote">Reply 113</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I also believ...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Start A380 Service On MXP-JFK
Replies: 173
Views: 22358

RE: Emirates To Start A380 Service On MXP-JFK

Imo this won't last. The last airline I would check for a flight to MXP would be Emirates. I'm sure I am not alone

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by aajfksjubklyn
Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Hangars
Replies: 34
Views: 6634

RE: LGA Hangars

The final two consortiums are led by Aeroportes de Paris and another led Vantage airport group. Each group has 5-6 major finance and design partners. The decision was said to be late January or mid- feb. Both have passed. So soon.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Hangars
Replies: 34
Views: 6634

RE: LGA Hangars

The current hangers are being torn down to erect temporary hardstands and gates for those that will be relocated when the central terminal comes down. Its part of the phasing.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Feb 06, 2015 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Introduces Heritage Amenity Kits
Replies: 43
Views: 13459

RE: AA Introduces Heritage Amenity Kits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">Mah4546</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Same boat here....

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF54 Diverted To Montreal Due To Overheating Seat
Replies: 20
Views: 13240

RE: AF54 Diverted To Montreal Due To Overheating Seat

Airplane fire extinguishers suck all available oxygen out of the air. Therefore they are only used in special and extreme circumstances and requires the crew to evacuate the local area and put on a smoke hood.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Tue Dec 23, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Brand Sins" Takes On American Airlines...
Replies: 112
Views: 25487

RE: "Brand Sins" Takes On American Airlines...

This has to be the worst thing I have ever watched, especially since a Justin Beeber look a like is narrating it. You can change the name of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to any airline in the world in this video and it would be relevant. Amazing how folks have so much time o...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Dec 07, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Fleet Upgrade Plan
Replies: 62
Views: 13166

RE: AA/US Fleet Upgrade Plan

I'll be happy when the 738's/757 (upgraded seats) are gone from these planes. These seats in F are horrendous. They are glorified coach seats that are extremely hard, upright, and the design is not conducive to comfort in anyway. I would normally pay for F, but when a 738 is involved, it's really no...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Uniform
Replies: 87
Views: 18827

RE: New AA Uniform

These uniforms are as boring as the interiors on the A321T...gray, drab, blah. Mood lighting touches would be good..ala...colorful scarf or something....

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Details Of AA's 787 Business Class Seat
Replies: 21
Views: 14112

RE: First Details Of AA's 787 Business Class Seat

Does anyone else find this material to be hot? Its as though it holds heat and makes me so uncomfortable. So far I have experienced this on the A321T, 77W, and even Y on the A321T. I often have to put the blanket/duvet over the seat to feel comfortable.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft Part 1
Replies: 2852
Views: 51765

RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 8

The MD80 is the best aircraft for 1st. I dread the 737 flights. They are by far the worst seats ever. I go out of my way to fly an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>. This is hard considering I am in NYC. They don't exist here any longer unless I fly <acronym title="Newark - Liberty Intern...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next AA European Destination From DFW?
Replies: 56
Views: 9040

RE: Next AA European Destination From DFW?

Considering <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is the largest out there how about <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> in the same capacity <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> went To <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR /...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/AA Facing Media Backlash After Military Spat
Replies: 113
Views: 15878

RE: US/AA Facing Media Backlash After Military Spat

This is sad PR considering how AA really takes care of uniform military personnel.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Marketing Tagline "Going For Great"
Replies: 67
Views: 10835

RE: AA New Marketing Tagline "Going For Great"

I can't stop humming the united ads lately. They are on TV a bit. I'm an AA'er. Bring back silver bird take me there.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Oct 10, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Jokes About Ebola
Replies: 51
Views: 9622

RE: Passenger Jokes About Ebola

I would defend the <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> in saying Idiot. Technically, that what the person was. The definition is simply: A stupid Person. or Mentally Handicapped. Either definition applies in either case. End of story. I'm sure if you were sitting on the plane, you wo...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Mon Oct 06, 2014 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Reverse Meal Cutbacks
Replies: 107
Views: 21836

RE: AA/US Reverse Meal Cutbacks

Ian so happy I complained. Lol.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JFK Do A Renovation?
Replies: 27
Views: 4250

RE: Will JFK Do A Renovation?

Maybe he meant <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtiss / North Beach / Municipal-La Guardia Field) (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>? <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> has never looked so good. Fro...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Consolidating Alliances At JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 6746

RE: Consolidating Alliances At JFK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mir" class="quote" target="_blank">Mir</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Owned by <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acrony...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA First Class Meal Service Announcement
Replies: 80
Views: 22574

RE: New AA First Class Meal Service Announcement

All of this is petty. So petty it's ridiculous. It's a total parkerism. Exec plats who get upgraded such as myself, fly <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> a lot and spend well over 30k a year on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> - except international where I c...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA Restarting JFK-FLL/TPA?
Replies: 12
Views: 6239

RE: Is AA Restarting JFK-FLL/TPA?

These flights seem to act as placeholders for other flights cut. It's really random when they appear or disappear.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Downsizes Venezuelan Ops From 48x To 10x Weekly
Replies: 89
Views: 20269

RE: AA Downsizes Venezuelan Ops From 48x To 10x Weekly

Argentina is next unless they miraculously remove Christina. Buenos Aires is undergoing a major change that mimics Venezuela. In fact Christina felt the funeral for Chaves was more important then the 60 folks Argentina killed in a train accident. For that no mourning, for Chaves two days. Wait and s...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Reduce 777-200 J Class
Replies: 139
Views: 26275

RE: AA To Reduce 777-200 J Class

This is bad news. Here we go with the parkerization of AA. Pathetic. This man has no skill in running an airline. A real airline. Sad

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is AA Doing In HKG In Its First Week?
Replies: 34
Views: 10016

RE: How Is AA Doing In HKG In Its First Week?

I think it's safe to say that you can't judge an airlines performance for a single week on a new route. Pretty much a non issue considering AA has stated its a long term investment and build up.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US Metal Swaps Eff SEP2014
Replies: 52
Views: 14210

RE: AA/US Metal Swaps Eff SEP2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> No they r...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft Part 1
Replies: 2852
Views: 51765

RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EricR" class="quote" target="_blank">EricR</a> (<a href="#228" class="quote">Reply 228</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Aa has already st...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sat May 17, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Impressive At FLL.
Replies: 53
Views: 14093

RE: Delta Impressive At FLL.

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

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by aajfksjubklyn
Mon May 12, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Google Maps---Mexican A320 @ T8 (JFK)?
Replies: 3
Views: 6015

RE: Google Maps---Mexican A320 @ T8 (JFK)?

Definitely Mexicana. They used T8

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri May 09, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final AA 762 Flights May 7, 2014
Replies: 65
Views: 20290

RE: Final AA 762 Flights May 7, 2014

I am going to miss those birds on my Transcon's. I enjoy the A321T's, but there is still something missing, another aisle. There is nothing like it. Its a total luxury, especially when a cart is in the aisle.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri May 02, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?
Replies: 37
Views: 9701

RE: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?

The maintenance is horrid. They hired a third party that hides in the storage closet. I've seen it many many times. It's a joke

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri May 02, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?
Replies: 37
Views: 9701

RE: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?

Love the TrAAin reference. Yes, it was below grade, it was an option prior to public release of interiors finalized. It was ala <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> and <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acron...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri May 02, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?
Replies: 37
Views: 9701

RE: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Dude I worked...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri May 02, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is WN Financially Having Issues Long Term
Replies: 42
Views: 8095

RE: Is WN Financially Having Issues Long Term

Southwest had a very rigid business model based on ten principals which they stuck to for too long. 2 of those were based on not changing their model and sticking to customers only and not carrying mail etc.... They are now feeling the effects of not evolving. It's called a SMAC strategy. It's very ...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri May 02, 2014 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17164

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

Folks who visit the hamptons are not flying to McArthur. They rather fly to West or East Hampton on private jets or helicopters from Manhattan. Most get in their car and simply deal with the LIE. The Islip situation was great in the late 90s and early 2000s when there were many folks visiting Friend...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Some Airline CEOs Also Aviation Buffs?
Replies: 38
Views: 7328

RE: Are Some Airline CEOs Also Aviation Buffs?

I know Gerard Arpey was an aviation fanatic. He even flew his own plane.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Apr 25, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?
Replies: 37
Views: 9701

RE: New Terminal Space For AA At JFK?

T8 is a great space, aside from the up and down escalator arrangement to get to the air side gates where Envoy resides. Originally this was to be a train arrangement as is evidenced by the large wide corridor leading to the down escalators, and split corridor where elevator's are to the Admirals Clu...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Twitter Terrorism Threat
Replies: 79
Views: 14837

RE: AA Twitter Terrorism Threat

What a complete idiot- in this day and age why would anyone do this.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Terminal 3 Worldport JFK
Replies: 65
Views: 13516

RE: Pan Am Terminal 3 Worldport JFK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/alfa164" class="quote" target="_blank">alfa164</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I could not agree...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Sun Apr 06, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Volume Routes With One Carrier
Replies: 41
Views: 12729

RE: Largest Volume Routes With One Carrier

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

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Wing Damage After Landing At GIG
Replies: 34
Views: 22395

RE: AA Wing Damage After Landing At GIG

Another reason why I am baffled as to why raising your window shades upon landing is not enforced on flights any longer in the US. I believe this is so important, otherwise things like this go unnoticed.

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Feb 21, 2014 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds LHR - ORD Next Winter
Replies: 96
Views: 20279

RE: Delta Adds LHR - ORD Next Winter

We will be reading very soon on how this route was dropped. Makes no sense from a planning perspective. I make the comparison to AA at Love. Why?

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by aajfksjubklyn
Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VP Joe Biden Calls LGA A 'Third World Country'
Replies: 112
Views: 24254

RE: VP Joe Biden Calls LGA A 'Third World Country'

As a simple response, it absolutely is. <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> or LaGarbagia as well call it in NY is a mess. Constrained, at sea level, and runways way short. The Only wing in the CTB that looks presentable is <acronym title="American Airli...

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by aajfksjubklyn
Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad News - Snow Grounds Some LON-NYC Flights
Replies: 25
Views: 16065

RE: Bad News - Snow Grounds Some LON-NYC Flights

I was on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 117. We boarded ok, got de iced and then the pilot came on and said no go. He proceeds to say he checked his phone and it said heavy snow and made a decision not to take the bird out of the gate. We waited two hours in terminal and while...

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