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by BH346
Fri Jun 02, 2006 5:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Just Came Back From Narita
Replies: 9
Views: 4184

RE: Just Came Back From Narita

Thanks for the trip report. I've flown on United <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD...

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by BH346
Tue May 30, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pleasantly Surprised By A Dell? I Am...
Replies: 35
Views: 2382

RE: Pleasantly Surprised By A Dell? I Am...

I chose to switch to a Mac after finding out that they dominate the campus I'll be going to so my main concern about switching (compatibility issues) was no longer a problem. I received my MacBook last week and I've been impressed with the machine and <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> ...

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by BH346
Thu May 04, 2006 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest History At Okinawa
Replies: 15
Views: 3443

RE: Northwest History At Okinawa

I recall seeing Northwest 747 service to Okinawa advertised in an Okinawa guidebook which mentioned the flights to <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> and the overseas connections available from <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New...

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by BH346
Wed May 03, 2006 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest History At Okinawa
Replies: 15
Views: 3443

RE: Northwest History At Okinawa

I've been curious about Northwest's service to Okinawa since I think I took Northwest to Okinawa via <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> or GUM back in the early 90s. I've noticed many passengers (US military personnel and fami...

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by BH346
Sat Mar 04, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Westward Carriers Out Of ICT?
Replies: 4
Views: 1970

RE: Potential Westward Carriers Out Of ICT?

There's also Allegiant Air with flights to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>. Last year, there was the short-lived Delta Connection <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> service to <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC ...

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by BH346
Fri Mar 03, 2006 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dissapointed In DFW
Replies: 61
Views: 6642

RE: Dissapointed In DFW

I recently connected through <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. I thought the airport was pretty nice overall, the new SkyLink is very nice (way better than the trAAin) and I was very ...

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by BH346
Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Terminal @ RSW Question
Replies: 13
Views: 3810

RE: New Terminal @ RSW Question

Thanks for the pics, I've been really curious how the new terminal turned out. I've been in and out of <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW / KRSW), USA - Florida">RSW</acronym> a couple of times before the new terminal was completed. It looks like a great fac...

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by BH346
Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In-Flight Service
Replies: 63
Views: 8711

RE: AA In-Flight Service

Recently flew <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="Da...

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by BH346
Wed Jan 25, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Airports Don't Want Delta
Replies: 63
Views: 9047

RE: Small Airports Don't Want Delta

The issue that the FAA had with Wichita concerns how the airport is run. Wichita Mid-Continent Airport is run by the City of Wichita. I believe that the airports themselves cannot subsidize air service. So the city money is an issue since the money comes from the city government (the county now also...

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by BH346
Wed Jan 25, 2006 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Airports Don't Want Delta
Replies: 63
Views: 9047

RE: Small Airports Don't Want Delta

I have not heard of any statements from the City of Wichita or the airport authority on the new service which seems unusual, but I imagine they aren't terribly excited about the new Delta flights considering the city's issues with Delta. However, yesterday, Fair Fares (the travel bank that's support...

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by BH346
Tue Jan 24, 2006 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong At DAY?
Replies: 2
Views: 2589

RE: What's Wrong At DAY?

Hope things get better for Dayton International, I've used it quite a bit lately and it's always a pleasure to fly in and out of. Very pleasant and friendly airport.

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by BH346
Fri Jan 20, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Adds 5 More Destinations From MCO
Replies: 59
Views: 6824

RE: DL Adds 5 More Destinations From MCO

For <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym>, it is definitely a direct respone to AirTran's service since I'm certain that their <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy)...

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by BH346
Fri Jan 20, 2006 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL To Slash Another Four Int'l Routes!
Replies: 52
Views: 12099

RE: JAL To Slash Another Four Int'l Routes!

It is very disappointing to hear that JAL has to axe more routes. If I'm not mistake, with <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> cutting <acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA...

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by BH346
Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Customs/immigration Officals
Replies: 31
Views: 3382

RE: Customs/immigration Officals

I agree with the positive comments on the Japanese officials. I've made 6 trips to Japan through <acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym> and I've never had a problem with the customs or immigrations officials whether I enter or exit the country. They have alwa...

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by BH346
Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thoughts On ATL
Replies: 25
Views: 3411

RE: Thoughts On ATL

I've used <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> many times for domestic connections, just went through a couple of weeks ago and will be going through again in a few days. It's always been pretty easy to conne...

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by BH346
Mon Jan 02, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planes And Macs Anybody?
Replies: 68
Views: 2999

RE: Planes And Macs Anybody?

I'll be buying a new laptop sometime soon and I've taken a look at the iBook and it seems like a pretty good machine. The PowerBooks look awesome but they're out of my price range. I've never had a Mac before so the only hesitations I have would be switching and having to buy some new software and p...

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by BH346
Sat Dec 31, 2005 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New Carriers To ORD On The Horizon?
Replies: 35
Views: 8163

RE: Any New Carriers To ORD On The Horizon?

Although I haven't seen an official press release yet, I believe an ANA exec stated that they have decided to reinstate <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acrony...

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by BH346
Tue Nov 29, 2005 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Airport: Problem For KIX
Replies: 18
Views: 3463

RE: Kobe Airport: Problem For KIX

I believe Nankishirahama Airport is in the region.

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by BH346
Mon Nov 28, 2005 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Latest Cinema Releases
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

RE: Latest Cinema Releases

Last week I saw Walk The Line. It was pretty good.

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by BH346
Sun Nov 20, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Fast-Food Chain?
Replies: 69
Views: 3913

RE: Your Favourite Fast-Food Chain?

White Castle
Tim Horton's
Wendy's
Carl's Jr.
MOS Burger

Out of all these, they only have Wendy's around here. And White Castle was started here!

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by BH346
Mon Nov 14, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Trains
Replies: 111
Views: 9683

RE: Airport Trains

Okinawa/Naha Airport is at the end of the Okinawa Monorail (Yui-Rail) line as Naha-Kuko Station. Naha-Kuko station is connected to the Domestic Terminal with a walkway with moving sidewalks. Yui-Rail is pretty nice, it's just a couple years old and costs at most 290 Yen to go from Naha-Kuko Station ...

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by BH346
Sun Nov 13, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-ICN-CTS In KE Economy And Prestige Class
Replies: 16
Views: 19470

RE: LAX-ICN-CTS In KE Economy And Prestige Class

Thanks for the awesome trip report and the pictures. Good luck with your studies!

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by BH346
Wed Nov 09, 2005 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kansas, Where Adam & Eve Rode Dinosaurs To Church
Replies: 157
Views: 4106

RE: Kansas, Where Adam & Eve Rode Dinosaurs To Church

Wow, and people in this state wonder why others view us as being so backward.

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by BH346
Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Orders 30 Sets Of 738 Winglets
Replies: 14
Views: 3808

RE: JAL Orders 30 Sets Of 738 Winglets

OKA routes could certainly be a possibility for 737s with winglets , especially with a lot of routes being flown to smaller markets out of Okinawa now as well as flights to other islands such as Miyakojima and Ishigaki from the mainland. It is about 2 hours between Osaka and Okinawa/Naha and about 2...

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by BH346
Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH,KL,JL Maintenace In Xiamen China?
Replies: 3
Views: 2952

RE: LH,KL,JL Maintenace In Xiamen China?

Taeco has a pretty big maintenence operation in Xiamen. I believe they do a lot of heavy checks for airlines all over the world.

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by BH346
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honda Fit/Jazz Experiences
Replies: 6
Views: 2285

RE: Honda Fit/Jazz Experiences

My cousin in Okinawa just bought one last year, great little car, she seems to really like it. I'm amazed at how much room it has inside and how comfortable it is. Sorry I can't offer more info but I'm looking forward to its release in the US and I wonder how it will do here.

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by BH346
Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Channel 9 To Hawaii
Replies: 24
Views: 5119

RE: UA Channel 9 To Hawaii

Thanks for the explanations. I've noticed that on my flights between <acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, Ch9 was off once we were over the ocean and when we fol...

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by BH346
Wed Aug 24, 2005 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA877 ORD-KIX Stop In Seattle On 8/23?
Replies: 2
Views: 3493

UA877 ORD-KIX Stop In Seattle On 8/23?

I noticed that United 877 from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to <acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym> made a stop in Seattle/Tacoma this evening (August 23). According to United's website, it says ...

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by BH346
Sun Aug 21, 2005 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ipod-All Hype!
Replies: 38
Views: 2044

RE: Ipod-All Hype!

I have a Dell <acronym title="Virgin Blue Airways (Australia)">DJ</acronym> 15 (Their first MP3 player) and I have to bring a paperclip wherever I go with it to restart it since it locks up quite frequently. I find MusicMatch to be a pain to work with as well. I have some friends who have iPods and ...

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by BH346
Wed Aug 17, 2005 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting Wisdom Teeth Surgery... Ouch
Replies: 24
Views: 4301

RE: Getting Wisdom Teeth Surgery... Ouch

I had all four taken out a few months ago. It was my first time with any sort of surgery and the procedure itself wasn't a problem at all. I just sit down on the chair and was given anesthesia through an <acronym title="Fuijan Airlines (China)">IV</acronym> and the next thing I knew, I was in the re...

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by BH346
Sun Aug 14, 2005 12:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Stupid Airline Names
Replies: 95
Views: 10022

RE: Stupid Airline Names

Air Do (Hokkaido International Airlines) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/836378/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/836378/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/7/3/836378.jpg" alt="Click here fo...

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by BH346
Sat Aug 13, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Noise Canceling Headsets
Replies: 23
Views: 1612

RE: Noise Canceling Headsets

I've had a pair of Bose QuietComforts for a few years. It cuts out a lot of noise, but the quality leaves a bit to be desired, especially for how much they go for. I don't use the headphones much (pretty much just when I fly which is no more than a few times a year) and the earpads are flaking off a...

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by BH346
Sat Aug 13, 2005 9:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wichita To Okinawa On United, ANA, And JTA (Pics)
Replies: 2
Views: 9894

Wichita To Okinawa On United, ANA, And JTA (Pics)

Monday June 13, 2005 United Express 6911 (Operated by SkyWest) Wichita Mid-Continent to Chicago O’Hare Dep. 6:00AM (On Time) Dur. 1 hr, 50 min. Canadair Regional Jet, N927SW Load Factor: 98% Seat: 10D (Economy) I arrived at the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport at about 4:45AM after a drive through the ...

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by BH346
Fri Aug 12, 2005 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exactly 20 Years Ago, JAL123
Replies: 7
Views: 8857

RE: Exactly 20 Years Ago, JAL123

727LOVER: I belive you are talking about Kyu Sakamoto who did perish on JAL 123. I think the song was "Sukiyaki".

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by BH346
Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Osaka Kansai. Why Is It Expanding?
Replies: 35
Views: 6988

RE: Osaka Kansai. Why Is It Expanding?

The second island will have a parallel second runway built on it. I believe it will be longer than the first, 4000m IIRC. This website has info on the 2nd and proposed 3rd phase projects: <a href="http://www.kald.co.jp/eindexframe.html" target=_blank>http://www.kald.co.jp/eindexframe.html</a> The te...

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by BH346
Mon Jul 18, 2005 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wisdom Teeth Surgery
Replies: 55
Views: 3742

RE: Wisdom Teeth Surgery

I had all four of mine taken out a few months ago at an oral surgeon's office. I was first given some clean oxygen then given anesthesia with the <acronym title="Fuijan Airlines (China)">IV</acronym>. A few seconds after the <acronym title="Fuijan Airlines (China)">IV</acronym>, I was out and the ne...

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by BH346
Sun Jul 17, 2005 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easiest Transfer Hub In The World...
Replies: 101
Views: 10463

RE: Easiest Transfer Hub In The World...

The airports easiest for international-domestic (and vice versa) transfers from my experiences: <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>: I went between Northwest's domestic and international flights so I stayed at the S Satellite so there wasn't...

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by BH346
Fri Jul 15, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There A Worse Airport Than DFW?
Replies: 107
Views: 8684

RE: Is There A Worse Airport Than DFW?

I didn't think <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> was that bad. Terminal C looked a bit run down there but I thought Concourse B was nice, especially the American Eagle area which is a great facility for a regional jet hub with jetways and am...

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by BH346
Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another Awesome United (UA) Mileage Run (Pics)
Replies: 41
Views: 33385

RE: Another Awesome United (UA) Mileage Run (Pics)

Awesome trip report and pics. I was wondering why they would replace a 744 with Ted, didn't realize that the <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> flight h...

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by BH346
Fri Jun 03, 2005 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Cut 7 ICT Flights
Replies: 75
Views: 7313

RE: Delta To Cut 7 ICT Flights

That article isn't coming up but I assume you're referring to the editorial. Like I said earlier, the Eagle's editorial board has been critical of Delta over the fiasco. I would hardly say that nobody in Wichita cares about Delta leaving. Many people have their travel plans messed up as a result of ...

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by BH346
Wed Jun 01, 2005 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Drink Tap Water?
Replies: 90
Views: 6034

RE: Do You Drink Tap Water?

Wichita tap water tastes nasty and sometimes it smells. I can tolerate it filtered, but I just get Culligan water and it's pretty good. Nearly everyone else I know around here does the same thing.

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by BH346
Wed Jun 01, 2005 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XNA: What Is The Draw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2825

RE: XNA: What Is The Draw?

Wal-Mart is obviously huge and that alone warrants all the traffic that <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA), USA - Arkansas">XNA</acronym> gets. I believe the Walton family helped push for the creation of the airport, switching from Fayetteville Drake Field....

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by BH346
Wed Jun 01, 2005 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Opens New 744 Pilot Base At IAD
Replies: 26
Views: 9171

RE: UA Opens New 744 Pilot Base At IAD

The 777s could be used for intra-Asia flying with the growing Asian markets, but I guess we'll just have to wait and see. Thanks for the info. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt...

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by BH346
Wed Jun 01, 2005 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Opens New 744 Pilot Base At IAD
Replies: 26
Views: 9171

RE: UA Opens New 744 Pilot Base At IAD

I take it that if United flies IAD-NRT, they will replace ANA on the route?

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by BH346
Wed Jun 01, 2005 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next 24 Hours At UAL
Replies: 110
Views: 13395

RE: The Next 24 Hours At UAL

I believe he meant the AMFA vote. According to their website, they have accepted the tentative agreement. Now it's down to the IAM. The last update from them seems to give some hope on a deal.

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by BH346
Tue May 31, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So What's Going To Happen To UA After Tuesday?
Replies: 50
Views: 10023

RE: So What's Going To Happen To UA After Tuesday?

It looks like the IAM is back for negotiations in Chicago. The ruling is set for 1:30 CDT tomorrow. There's also the AMFA vote tomorrow as well.

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by BH346
Sun May 29, 2005 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Cut 7 ICT Flights
Replies: 75
Views: 7313

RE: Delta To Cut 7 ICT Flights

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

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by BH346
Fri May 27, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Cut 7 ICT Flights
Replies: 75
Views: 7313

Delta To Cut 7 ICT Flights

Looks like 7 Delta flights are being cut from <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym> including all <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> service to the city as well as all <acronym title="Covington / Cincinna...

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by BH346
Tue May 24, 2005 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Leaving ICT?
Replies: 34
Views: 4135

RE: Delta Leaving ICT?

I agree that Wichita probably isn't too bitter about losing mainline service. I recall hearing that most passengers and airport officials in Wichita didn't mind the RJs at all since they have allowed for more flights and more destinations into <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), US...

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by BH346
Tue May 24, 2005 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Leaving ICT?
Replies: 34
Views: 4135

RE: Delta Leaving ICT?

Actually the subsidies have been provided by the City of Wichita until the current one which is a funded jointly by the city and the county. Also, a travel bank was established by local companies to pledge their business to AirTran.

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