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by US AIRWAYS
Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AMERICAN/AMERICAN Eagle NON REV Travel
Replies: 8
Views: 8983

RE: AMERICAN/AMERICAN Eagle NON REV Travel

I've always been able to get wherever I needed to on my airline. Sometimes it requires a connection, but I can usually always route myself to where I want to go. Non rev travel has been a little more difficult since the cuts in capacity, but overall I still don't think it's that difficult. You just ...

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by US AIRWAYS
Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things To Do In Montreal?
Replies: 4
Views: 2676

Things To Do In Montreal?

I'm planning on taking my girfriend to Montreal for her birthday soon, staying at the Marriott Chateau Champlain. Anything tips on stuff that is a must-see, as well as a nice place for dinner? I keep hearing Old Montreal is the place to go.

Thanks!

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Baggage Handling On Ground: How Does It Work?
Replies: 29
Views: 24438

RE: Baggage Handling On Ground: How Does It Work?

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri May 25, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta / Delta Connection At PHX
Replies: 19
Views: 4133

RE: Delta / Delta Connection At PHX

I worked the ramp for US while in college in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>, and my schedule worked out fine. Went to school during the day, then to work at night. If I could work in a place like <acronym title="Philadelphia - Internation...

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu May 24, 2007 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta / Delta Connection At PHX
Replies: 19
Views: 4133

RE: Delta / Delta Connection At PHX

Depends what you want to do and where you want to go. If you're using it for non-rev purposes US is definitely the way to go. You'll barely ever have to connect because there are direct flights pretty much everywhere.

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nwa 757 Emergency Landing Phx
Replies: 15
Views: 10624

RE: Nwa 757 Emergency Landing Phx

The 75 that had the emergency is currently sitting at the US hangar in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. They must have brought in another aircraft at some point to take the passengers on to <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson Inte...

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Funny US Express Agent @ DCA
Replies: 11
Views: 4333

RE: Funny US Express Agent @ DCA

He works gate 35/35A and is an Express agent from what I remember. I've never seen him at any other counter except the one in the middle of 35 and the escalator that leads down to 35A.

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by US AIRWAYS
Tue Feb 13, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Funny US Express Agent @ DCA
Replies: 11
Views: 4333

RE: Funny US Express Agent @ DCA

Actually that guy has been there for a really long time and can be quite entertaining especially in delayed situations. I've been flying in and out of <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> almost every week or two for almost three years now a...

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by US AIRWAYS
Tue Dec 19, 2006 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Embraer 190 For US Airways Delivery Flight (Dec 16th)
Replies: 18
Views: 9265

RE: 1st Embraer 190 For US Airways Delivery Flight (Dec 16th)

It arrived in CLT today at 12:45PM as US Flt. 9244 from AUA, where it stopped on the way from Brazil.

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emergency Landing In Knoxille, TN
Replies: 9
Views: 4813

RE: Emergency Landing In Knoxille, TN

I went to try the live feed on CNN but for some reason the sound isn't working. Anyone else having the same problems?

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri Dec 01, 2006 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Availability?
Replies: 0
Views: 1697

Lufthansa Availability?

Is there someone out there that can check the availability to either <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> or <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC...

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Nov 22, 2006 5:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying This Thanksgiving
Replies: 45
Views: 5428

RE: Flying This Thanksgiving

11/22: <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelphi...

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Nov 22, 2006 5:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DCA Approaches--- Landing To The South
Replies: 24
Views: 6198

RE: DCA Approaches--- Landing To The South

I know the pilots I've talked to love flying it. It's a lot more exciting than the ILS for Runway 1!

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by US AIRWAYS
Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL-US Canceling Flights All Over!
Replies: 72
Views: 16360

RE: PHL-US Canceling Flights All Over!

The weather was just absolutley horrible all day. I was able to non-rev on an express flight from <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> that was dela...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Nov 11, 2006 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight
Replies: 10
Views: 8714

RE: Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight

Exactly. We set the schedule over a month in advance but rarely ever does an aircraft follow that exact schedule.

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri Nov 10, 2006 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight
Replies: 10
Views: 8714

RE: Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight

I can see sorting by aircraft # up to 40 days out, so I can check the schedule to see if any of our special liveries will be blocked to fly your flights in a couple weeks.

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Nov 08, 2006 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight
Replies: 10
Views: 8714

RE: Is It Possible To Know The Reg. Of A Future Flight

I can check fairly far in advance, although there are always swaps. If I checked a month out from now very rarely would it ever follow that exact schedule.

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by US AIRWAYS
Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Hiring 39 Managers In PHL?
Replies: 27
Views: 4848

RE: US Hiring 39 Managers In PHL?

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by US AIRWAYS
Tue Oct 31, 2006 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Hiring 39 Managers In PHL?
Replies: 27
Views: 4848

RE: US Hiring 39 Managers In PHL?

The jobs aren't worth it. Trust me. PHL is like a revolving door when it comes to managers. It's kind of sad actually.

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Oct 26, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question
Replies: 12
Views: 6961

RE: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question

When I started part-time shifts were just a little over 4 hours, which was great. A couple months later they switched it to 6 and a half hours (the half hour is unpaid and is supposed to be for lunch, which is <acronym title="British International Helicopters">BS</acronym> because you can basically ...

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question
Replies: 12
Views: 6961

RE: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question

You should be able to. I worked at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> so there were a million lines I could bid. I also got in right before we hired hundreds of people so I was on the first page of the bid-list for part-timers out of about 10...

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Oct 25, 2006 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question
Replies: 12
Views: 6961

RE: US Airways Ramp Schedule Question

I never thought I was going to be able to keep working the ramp over a few months, but I ended up working nights after school, having the best schedule (Friday and Saturday off...usually swapped sundays) and keeping my job until I transferred out here to Phoenix.

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 At Boston
Replies: 20
Views: 4013

RE: B6 At Boston

Expand at <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>! haha <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>'s flights are always open (at least the red-eyes to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA Shut Down?
Replies: 17
Views: 8597

RE: DCA Shut Down?

Does anyone know what time they'll be shutting down again tomorrow?

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: No Stopping On Bridges
Replies: 30
Views: 4810

RE: No Stopping On Bridges

I'm pretty sure in PHX I've actually stopped on the taxiway bridges the are over the departures road near Terminal 4. The bridge is rather wide though so that may be why.

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Sep 30, 2006 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Football Charters: Week 5
Replies: 24
Views: 5088

RE: College Football Charters: Week 5

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Sep 28, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US PHL Eagles Logojet Is Here!
Replies: 51
Views: 5549

RE: US PHL Eagles Logojet Is Here!

Look for possibly a Steelers or Panthers plane to follow. I don't think this is the last you're going to see of the team livery planes.

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US PHL Eagles Logojet Is Here!
Replies: 51
Views: 5549

RE: US PHL Eagles Logojet Is Here!

It just got thrown back in service today. It will be through <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>, <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym>, <acronym title="Philadelphi...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Sep 09, 2006 7:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline
Replies: 46
Views: 11678

RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

At US anything that's seasonal over the pond always goes very senior, such as <acronym title="Venice - Tessera (Marco Polo) (VCE / LIPZ), Italy">VCE</acronym> & <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>. <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF)...

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Aug 31, 2006 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could A First Officer Never Make Captain?
Replies: 58
Views: 11121

RE: Could A First Officer Never Make Captain?

I know my old boss (currently a 777 FO for <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> (used to be a DC10 FO until they phased them out)) at the flight school I worked at had no desire to become a captain. He is very senior, and therefore can bid the schedules he wants so he can devote ...

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Aug 17, 2006 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To Check Or Not To Check On US Airways To FCO
Replies: 1
Views: 6853

RE: To Check Or Not To Check On US Airways To FCO

I've non-reved there 4 times since January, and I never had a problem on either end. I would say with confidence (as I used to work the international ramp in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>) that you should have no problem checking your bag.

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by US AIRWAYS
Tue Aug 15, 2006 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: LHR Not Allowing Any Nonrevs
Replies: 50
Views: 10435

RE: Rumor: LHR Not Allowing Any Nonrevs

I have also flown jumpseat from <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> on <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germ...

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Aug 03, 2006 5:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SDF-ATL-ZRH-IAD-MCO Nrsa
Replies: 9
Views: 7682

RE: SDF-ATL-ZRH-IAD-MCO Nrsa

Nice report! Did you get upgraded for free on all segments or did you have to pay?

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Reports $305 Million Profit For Q2
Replies: 37
Views: 8386

RE: US Airways Reports $305 Million Profit For Q2

It all depends where you work. For salaried employees above a certain grade it could end up being anywhere from 5-10% of your salary, so it also depends on what your current salary is. I'm not sure how it's spread out systemwide though.

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Nose Gear Collapse At PIT
Replies: 93
Views: 18559

RE: US Air Nose Gear Collapse At PIT

I once witnessed a minor incident when one of my friends at work was pushing back an E-170 off of F3 in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> (when MidAtlantic was still around). The pilot somehow acidentally set the parking break, and it bent t...

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Reports $305 Million Profit For Q2
Replies: 37
Views: 8386

RE: US Airways Reports $305 Million Profit For Q2

Can't wait to get that little bonus in my check. It's all smiles around the system today!

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL- US Airways' Embarassment
Replies: 106
Views: 12248

RE: PHL- US Airways' Embarassment

I should add I spent almost two years out on the ramp in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>, and just recentely transferred. I saw anything and everything, but it was probably the most fun I've ever had regardless of the weather, equipment sh...

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL- US Airways' Embarassment
Replies: 106
Views: 12248

RE: PHL- US Airways' Embarassment

Man do I miss Wawa. I'd kill for them to somehow spread across the country into AZ.

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri May 26, 2006 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL NW Agent Dies From Fall
Replies: 1
Views: 2332

RE: PHL NW Agent Dies From Fall

I work in the next terminal over and haven't heard anything. I'll check on it when I get into work tonight.

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed May 10, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Works In The Airline Industry?
Replies: 211
Views: 16114

RE: Who Works In The Airline Industry?

P/T FSA with US in PHL for almost two years. In final interview process to move to PHX to work at corporate.

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by US AIRWAYS
Sun May 07, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Us Airways Painting A330's?
Replies: 18
Views: 7041

RE: Us Airways Painting A330's?

I'm pretty sure the 330's will be the last aircraft painted. All the AWA have to go through the paint shop first, as well as the narrow body 'Buses.

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Apr 06, 2006 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA/Usairways Retro Plane Flying Around
Replies: 38
Views: 5071

RE: PSA/Usairways Retro Plane Flying Around

I saw it running as the 3:30 Shuttle to Boston the other day from <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>. Supposedly it's been stopping in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> quite frequ...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Wanted Airline Lanyards Pls
Replies: 25
Views: 19594

RE: Wanted Airline Lanyards Pls

I have the classic "US Airways Kids Class" red lanyard that we used to use for unaccompanied minors until we started with the wristbands (I think that's what we use now) You really can't find them anywhere, and I know people at work who are dieing to take mine from me. It's sort of become a collecto...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Mar 25, 2006 5:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non-Rev/Rev -US/IB - PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 2
Replies: 7
Views: 5500

RE: Non-Rev/Rev -US/IB - PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 2

At US they tell you that you will get fired, but actually a couple of the gate agents missed work and I just saw them the other day so I know nothing happnened to them. I usually have a manager I can call, or someone to call to try and get them to work for me. I've never had to do that, and hopefull...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sat Mar 25, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non-Rev/Rev -US/IB - PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 2
Replies: 7
Views: 5500

Non-Rev/Rev -US/IB - PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 2

After a long weekend of sightseeing, eating, and drinking, it was time to return to Rome, and eventually Philadelphia. Sunday, March 19th Iberia Flt. 3551 <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO...

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by US AIRWAYS
Fri Mar 24, 2006 1:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non Rev/Rev - US/IB: PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 7714

RE: Non Rev/Rev - US/IB: PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 1

The pictures were on the camera that I lost in Madrid. I took a whole bunch, but unfortunatley, don't have them anymore. Did you non-rev on the flight? Part two should be coming very soon.

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Mar 23, 2006 1:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non Rev/Rev - US/IB: PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 7714

RE: Non Rev/Rev - US/IB: PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 1

I feel that US Airways Envoy product is strong, but not as strong as say that of Lufthanasa. I flew first class from <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND O...

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by US AIRWAYS
Thu Mar 23, 2006 2:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Non Rev/Rev - US/IB: PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 7714

Non Rev/Rev - US/IB: PHL-FCO-MAD-FCO-PHL Part 1

Well, time for another one of my non-rev trips across the pond. I figured I'd actually write a trip report to give all of you a little more insight on non-revenue travel. I haven't written a report in quite a long time. I did have some pictures, but it seems my girfriend and I misplaced my camera wh...

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by US AIRWAYS
Sun Mar 12, 2006 3:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DFW-PHL-PIT-PHL-CLT-DFW (Lot's Of Pics)(Long)
Replies: 14
Views: 12088

RE: DFW-PHL-PIT-PHL-CLT-DFW (Lot's Of Pics)(Long)

SonofACaptain, I probably ended up walking right past you at some point that day in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. I was over on C-con mid-afternoon and International right around when you left for <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas Int...

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by US AIRWAYS
Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About MAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1697

RE: Question About MAD

Thanks! I appreciate the info!

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