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by BigOrange
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane
Replies: 163
Views: 6122

Re: Tiny Things That Drive You Insane

MrHMSH wrote:
Constant misspelling of they're/their/there, you're/your and should've/would've/could've.


And the latest one of/off the wrong way round

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by BigOrange
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspiring SoundCloud rapper coronavirus stunt on WestJet
Replies: 40
Views: 4610

Re: Aspiring SoundCloud rapper coronavirus stunt on WestJet

PlymSpotter wrote:
Wow, what an idiot.

You have to be a special kind of stupid to think that is a good idea


That describes most rappers perfectly

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by BigOrange
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are relatively new a340-500s& -600s being sold off cheaply ?
Replies: 58
Views: 14050

Re: A340 discussion

Recently, Virgin Atlantic bought a stored A340-600 for around $20m and you can pick up Etihads old A340-500's and A340-600's for around $30m-$40m. Wait how do you know that's how much VS paid, that's literally pennies, although I know a lot of work was involved in it's reintroduction.. Virgin didn'...

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by BigOrange
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 93280

Re: What's next for Allegiant?

wedgetail737 wrote:
I think PAE-LAS and maybe AZA.


Doubt PAE will happen. Not enough room after AS and UA have taken slots

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by BigOrange
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD90's
Replies: 6
Views: 1441

DL MD90's

Will DL ever move the MD90's out to SEA?

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by BigOrange
Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chest Pains Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 3242

RE: Chest Pains Thread

I had similar pains last year and after looking online I self diagnosed as having costochondritis. I just took Aleve every night and it went away. One day it got real bad and my colleague insisted I call the doctor. I told the receptionist what the problem was, she asked me a few questions and then ...

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by BigOrange
Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VT-ALS At EWR
Replies: 1
Views: 814

VT-ALS At EWR

Does anyone know what's up with <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> B777 <acronym title="Air Tahiti (French Polynesia)">VT</acronym>-ALS? It's been at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (Metropolitan) (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> almost 2 months and then last Thursda...

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by BigOrange
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calais Migrant Crisis
Replies: 228
Views: 8929

RE: Calais Migrant Crisis

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>And then you're supposed to be scared off by a...

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by BigOrange
Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can A P.A. Order A Colonoscopy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

RE: Can A P.A. Order A Colonoscopy?

I think a PA has the same authority as a doc as far as referrals are concerned. But they are not allowed to perform surgeries/procedures.

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by BigOrange
Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Planning Russian Revolution
Replies: 46
Views: 3316

RE: USA Planning Russian Revolution

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Besides would the US really be dumb enough ...

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by BigOrange
Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tracing Hackers
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

RE: Tracing Hackers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OMP777X" class="quote" target="_blank">OMP777X</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I'm not a Facebook expert or anything, but n...

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by BigOrange
Thu Aug 13, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tracing Hackers
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Tracing Hackers

Is there anyone that knows anything about tracing hackers?? A friend of mine is convinced her <acronym title="Fine Air (USA)">FB</acronym> is being hacked. Friends being deleted, friends getting unsolicited friend requests with no obvious connection to them. Requests come from people who have newly ...

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by BigOrange
Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Female Asked To Change Seats By Orthodox Jew
Replies: 176
Views: 27890

RE: Female Asked To Change Seats By Orthodox Jew

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyinghippo" class="quote" target="_blank">flyinghippo</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Solution - Airline asks the man to...

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planning A Road Trip By Driving Time
Replies: 6
Views: 2484

RE: Planning A Road Trip By Driving Time

Thanks Bob, but that doesn't really help me. I can guess at the places and figure out the driving time, but I wanted something where I could actually enter a start city and a driving time of 12 hours and it give me an enroute city. I realize that I would have to put an approximate direction in as we...

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA At AVP And ABE
Replies: 16
Views: 3249

RE: UA At AVP And ABE

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rtalk25" class="quote" target="_blank">rtalk25</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I'd think a market like <acronym titl...

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Terminal 7 At JFK
Replies: 116
Views: 25899

RE: BA Terminal 7 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/STT757" class="quote" target="_blank">STT757</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Some airlines at <acronym title="Transeast A...

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 43 Year Old Ex-Evergreen 747 Flown To Quonset/RI
Replies: 8
Views: 19791

RE: 43 Year Old Ex-Evergreen 747 Flown To Quonset/RI

Possibly some kind of ground trainer for the National Guard??

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground Transportation In Lieu Of Your Flight?
Replies: 59
Views: 7260

RE: Ground Transportation In Lieu Of Your Flight?

Never experienced it, but don't usually do flights with a short hop these days.

In the UK they use buses to get people to other airports when diversions cause a problem, but that may be going off the subject slighlty

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777 Diverts To BFS
Replies: 57
Views: 16234

RE: UA 777 Diverts To BFS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyDTW1992" class="quote" target="_blank">flyDTW1992</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>The fact is that there simply aren't...

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by BigOrange
Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planning A Road Trip By Driving Time
Replies: 6
Views: 2484

Planning A Road Trip By Driving Time

Does anyone know of any websites where I can plan a road trip by driving time between cities, instead of just picking en-route cities? For example, I'm relocating to Seattle from <acronym title="Vanguard Airlines (USA)">NJ</acronym> and want to limit my driving time to a maximum 12 hours a day. Any ...

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by BigOrange
Tue May 05, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DGS Pushes Back A320 Into An AA752 In PHL
Replies: 48
Views: 20473

RE: DGS Pushes Back A320 Into An AA752 In PHL

Why don't they have trained Marshalers like they do in the UK?

The airport employ the marshalers and only they can guide an aircraft onto a gate.

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by BigOrange
Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK952 18/19 April
Replies: 1
Views: 1405

SK952 18/19 April

Does anyone have any info on what happened to SK952 last night. He turned back over <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> and was then flight planned to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, but broke off <...

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by BigOrange
Wed Jan 28, 2015 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Go to Nyc Alone
Replies: 53
Views: 3903

Would You Go to Nyc Alone

I had the same opinion of NYC when I was 19 and won a free flight, so I bought extra flights and went down to Florida I have been to NYC plenty times now, and while I feel safe in the city, I hardly ever go in there, despite living just across the river. As long as you stay in the the main tourist s...

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by BigOrange
Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Events About Aviation In NYC?
Replies: 5
Views: 1529

RE: Events About Aviation In NYC?

Not that I'm aware of. Maybe the usual swapmeet in September but that's about it. Keep an eye out on the NYC Avaiation site, anything coming up will probably be mentioned on there.

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by BigOrange
Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How LHR 'Made Room' For Vietnam Airlines
Replies: 24
Views: 14159

RE: How LHR 'Made Room' For Vietnam Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Just wish they could use these types of tech...

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by BigOrange
Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Just Me, Or Are Seatbelts Getting Smaller?
Replies: 12
Views: 6291

RE: Is It Just Me, Or Are Seatbelts Getting Smaller?

I usually have problems on DL, but last year on a 757 and a 717 it was OK.

As was OK as well

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by BigOrange
Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some ISP Questions?
Replies: 36
Views: 3916

RE: Some ISP Questions?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bjorn14" class="quote" target="_blank">bjorn14</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>What is up with the $5 fare for the s...

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by BigOrange
Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United At JFK
Replies: 64
Views: 14523

RE: United At JFK

Kind of off topic, but why doesn't <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> offer an earlier <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> departure from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathr...

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by BigOrange
Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?
Replies: 203
Views: 24815

RE: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/29erUSA187" class="quote" target="_blank">29erUSA187</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>High Speed rail is huge overseas, but ...

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by BigOrange
Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 53
Replies: 201
Views: 36201

RE: MAN News 53

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boysteve" class="quote" target="_blank">Boysteve</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>They expected me to arrive at 03:35 for ...

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by BigOrange
Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Airlines Introduces Gender Segregation
Replies: 208
Views: 27196

RE: Saudi Airlines Introduces Gender Segregation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aloges" class="quote" target="_blank">aloges</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>So... are they trying to become the preferred ...

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel May Owe Iran $100 M For Oil Leak
Replies: 52
Views: 3420

RE: Israel May Owe Iran $100 M For Oil Leak

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>From jpost.com: "Why should Israel...

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Community Guidelines
Replies: 12
Views: 1965

Facebook Community Guidelines

Has anyone else noticed how Facebook have a lot of inconsistencies on what they consider violations of their standards. I've seen models complaining that relatively "tame" pictures have been removed after complaints, but they allow blatantly pornographic posts to remain. I have complained about a nu...

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jeb Bush 'Actively Exploring' 2016 Presidency
Replies: 119
Views: 4526

RE: Jeb Bush 'Actively Exploring' 2016 Presidency

God help us all if we get another Bush as President. The country is doomed. Even N Korea will have a better GDP than the US!

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mainstream Supermarkets In The US
Replies: 72
Views: 5338

RE: Mainstream Supermarkets In The 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/BubbleFrog" class="quote" target="_blank">BubbleFrog</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">...

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lady Suing For Arrest When She Plunked In Exit Row
Replies: 152
Views: 21065

RE: Lady Suing For Arrest When She Plunked In Exit Row

From what I heard she moved to a premium economy seat not an exit row. Exit rows do not cost extra AFAIK

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Fines Delta - Codeshare Violations
Replies: 42
Views: 12029

RE: DOT Fines Delta - Codeshare Violations

That's exactly what I was saying Mayor! I know Shuttle America is operating the flights, I see them every time I go to <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtiss / North Beach / Municipal-La Guardia Field) (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>! The only thing I an think is if they ...

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Employee Charged W/ Gun Smuggling On DL Flights
Replies: 45
Views: 7190

RE: DL Employee Charged W/ Gun Smuggling On DL Flights

There was something posted on the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> or <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> employees union <acronym title="Fine Air (USA)">FB</acronym> page (before this incident was publicized) with a copy of a letter from <acronym title="Hahn Air L...

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For TNT
Replies: 30
Views: 12610

RE: New Livery For TNT

Don't see the point in such a small difference. Give the extra money to the staff but not head office staff!

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by BigOrange
Fri Dec 26, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Fines Delta - Codeshare Violations
Replies: 42
Views: 12029

RE: DOT Fines Delta - Codeshare Violations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>So, how does the DOT know that's what happened...

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by BigOrange
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expand Newark By Adding A Runway At The Port.
Replies: 145
Views: 16469

RE: Expand Newark By Adding A Runway At The Port.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N62NA" class="quote" target="_blank">N62NA</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Newark - Liberty International...

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by BigOrange
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Retire Another 747 Today, 30/10/14
Replies: 92
Views: 23894

RE: BA Retire Another 747 Today, 30/10/14

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/readytotaxi" class="quote" target="_blank">readytotaxi</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Landed in from <acronym title...

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by BigOrange
Fri Oct 31, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN/TAM To Re-Brand With Completely New Name
Replies: 90
Views: 21306

RE: LAN/TAM To Re-Brand With Completely New Name

Why not just call the airline LATAM like the group?

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by BigOrange
Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717s A Bad Fit?
Replies: 108
Views: 25871

RE: DL 717s A Bad Fit?

The LGA-BOS shuttle switches to B717 as of 11/2.

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by BigOrange
Mon Oct 13, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Pledges $2.1 Million For CDG Or FRA Flights
Replies: 99
Views: 14147

RE: RDU Pledges $2.1 Million For CDG Or FRA Flights

Wouldn't be surprised if Sanofi don't pony up the money to support the CDG route

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by BigOrange
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New WN Painted Aircraft
Replies: 205
Views: 38627

RE: New WN Painted Aircraft

N780SW was at EWR on Saturday in the new colors.

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by BigOrange
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colourscheme Nicknames
Replies: 107
Views: 9989

RE: Colourscheme Nicknames

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NorthstarBoy" class="quote" target="_blank">NorthstarBoy</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Actually, the 747 was known as Fa...

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by BigOrange
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Time For Airlines To Demand LGA-LAX/SFO
Replies: 76
Views: 11467

RE: Is It Time For Airlines To Demand LGA-LAX/SFO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/milesrich" class="quote" target="_blank">milesrich</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>The 15 minutes in a cab ride closer <acr...

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by BigOrange
Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR: One Of WN's Weakest Links?
Replies: 38
Views: 9304

RE: EWR: One Of WN's Weakest Links?

[quote=jmdc861,reply=7]In terms of fares/pricing, Newark seems to be the first major city where the "Southwest effect" never took hold!

That's because there is no Southwest effect any more, their fares are just as high as the legacy carriers

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