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by ua2162
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Groundstop due to Emergency
Replies: 7
Views: 2561

Re: JFK Groundstop due to Emergency

Came across from the ATC desk at work.

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by ua2162
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Groundstop due to Emergency
Replies: 7
Views: 2561

JFK Groundstop due to Emergency

Until 2300Z. Anyone know what’s up?

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by ua2162
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What is proper protocol for clearing vomit on aircraft?
Replies: 25
Views: 4751

Re: What is proper protocol for clearing vomit on aircraft?

Coffee grounds.

Folgers to be exact.

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by ua2162
Tue May 01, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Cracks Down on FA Trip Hoarding and Selling
Replies: 61
Views: 16642

AA Cracks Down on FA Trip Hoarding and Selling

Interesting article posted on Pacific Business News today regarding the trading and selling of certain trip bids. The article specifically calls out legacy US flight attendants. Fair Use: Sources said this hoarding and selling of prime trips by senior flight attendants also makes it difficult for mi...

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by ua2162
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA7 DFW-OGG 04/21 - Why did it divert?
Replies: 5
Views: 1707

Re: AA7 DFW-OGG 04/21 - Why did it divert?

DFW 915A D D25
OGG 1233P
4DFW/OUT0924 OFF1033 *1033
1OGG/INTMD LNDG AT LAX ETA1150RMKS- FUEL STOP DUE ATC RRTE
2OGG/ETA1512 *2006
3LAX/ETD1245 AWE-AIR TRAFFIC/WEATHER DELAY BTWN THE BRDPNT AND DEST *1239
2LAX/IN1200 *1405
4LAX/OUT1245 OFF1310 *1510

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by ua2162
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines Final Flight - 10th Anniversary
Replies: 35
Views: 5806

Re: Aloha Airlines Final Flight - 10th Anniversary

Can’t believe it’s already been ten years. Crazy. While I only worked for AQ three years, it was, by far, my favorite airline I’ve ever worked for. I’m at HA now and I really enjoy it but it isn’t the same. There’s a handful of us who worked together at AQ at my station and we continuously swap stor...

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by ua2162
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/20/2017: KX to ORD; AA Moves ZRH to PHL from JFK; AM Back Into DTW-MTY
Replies: 39
Views: 8230

Re: OAG Changes 8/20/2017: KX to ORD; AA Moves ZRH to PHL from JFK; AM Back Into DTW-MTY

AA LAX-HNL APR 5>4 AA LAX-LIH APR 3>1.6 AA ORD-SEA DEC 4>5 *AA PHL-SNN APR 0>0.9 *AA PHL-VCE APR 0>0.9 *AA PHL-ZRH MAR 0>0.2 APR 0>1.0 AA PHX-KOA APR 1.0>0.6 AA PHX-LIH APR 1.0>0.6 AA PIT-RDU SEP 2>1.0 OCT 2>1.0 NOV 1.9>0.9 Seems like AA is cutting Hawaii services around the same time UA is expandi...

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by ua2162
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian 777 stuck at LAX?
Replies: 7
Views: 3211

Re: Austrian 777 stuck at LAX?

I saw the same plane yesterday. I'm curious as well. Looked like the engine was torn apart. I'm wondering if they're waiting for an engine replacement.

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by ua2162
Fri May 26, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan
Replies: 138
Views: 39310

Re: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan

Nice to see JL returning to KOA. Should be very interesting with HA on HND. I wonder who will pick up the ground handling contract? This will be interesting as the airport is a mess right now because of the renovations. There literally is no counter space available so they'll have to use an existing...

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by ua2162
Wed May 17, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to end SABRE end of June
Replies: 98
Views: 18387

Re: Rumor: AA to end SABRE end of June

I actually started on QIK back when I worked with HP, then I moved to SABRE with legacy AA; now I find myself back on QIK. A few of my observations: Loading the seat map takes MUCH longer in QIK You can't change multiple seats at a time. SABRE allows you to string seats, not QIK. Many times a seat d...

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by ua2162
Tue May 02, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 120
Views: 37428

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

What I like most about this is that many employees were included in the refresh process. There's a meaning behind everything painted on our planes; even more so now. Pualani has never looked better! I can't wait to see where our airline goes next!

Of course, I may be bias ;)

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by ua2162
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 139038

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

The people on this thread defending UA are the type of people who would be the first to sue the company if it had been them knocked out by security. Not only did you get assaulted, injured and dragged out of a plan against your will, you are now being watched by millions all over the world who are ...

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by ua2162
Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan
Replies: 138
Views: 39310

Re: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan

I guarantee that you will see HND/NRT-KOA sometime soon... I was thinking the same thing. They were essentially forced to exit the market due to their bankruptcy and never made it a secret they wanted back. Now that KOA modernization has started and the custom facilities are back it's only a matter...

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by ua2162
Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR A359 at PHL
Replies: 58
Views: 11104

Re: QR A359 at PHL

Plane porn. Threads like this are the reason why this site's name should be changed to PlaneHub.

Just great pictures. Thank you to all the contributors!

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by ua2162
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here's What it Would Look Like if Airplanes Took off all at Once
Replies: 6
Views: 2111

Here's What it Would Look Like if Airplanes Took off all at Once

https://www.buzzfeed.com/lauragallant/its-a-good-job-they-dont-tho?utm_term=.bfN2b4zW3#.dqMnGyp1Q

This is some awesome work; I've never seen anything like it. It's great to see the different takeoff capabilities of each aircraft.

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by ua2162
Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BA Pilot Mile-High "Soloist" Selfies
Replies: 71
Views: 17401

Re: BA Pilot Mile-High "Soloist" Selfies

"G-YMMB forever unclean!"

This guy's in a league of his own.

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by ua2162
Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-HNL upgrade!
Replies: 11
Views: 4956

Re: AA DFW-HNL upgrade!

Well, I guess that answers the question as to where they're going to get the 763 for the new seasonal KOA-DFW service.

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by ua2162
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site.
Replies: 453
Views: 33922

Re: New Site.

I like it.

Much better on my iPad and phone. I think this is where a majority of web viewing is heading so this is a welcomed change. At least for me.

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by ua2162
Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WP To Resume KOA-HNL
Replies: 6
Views: 1403

RE: WP To Resume KOA-HNL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seat38a" class="quote" target="_blank">seat38a</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" ...

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by ua2162
Fri Apr 15, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WP To Resume KOA-HNL
Replies: 6
Views: 1403

WP To Resume KOA-HNL

Looks like 5x daily service. It'll be interesting to see where they put their counter space. It says a station manager will be hired but they're pretty vague ("25 airport-related jobs") about other positions. Will they be <acronym title="Aloha Islandair (USA)">WP</acronym> employees or outsourced? L...

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by ua2162
Wed Mar 09, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant: The Official Airline Of Nascar
Replies: 13
Views: 3180

RE: Allegiant: The Official Airline Of Nascar

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rampbro" class="quote" target="_blank">rampbro</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Hahahahaha I lite...

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by ua2162
Mon Feb 22, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Sponsor Los Angeles Dodgers
Replies: 54
Views: 6994

RE: Emirates Sponsor Los Angeles Dodgers

Maybe some of those government subsidies can make their way over to the Dodger payroll so they can actually win for once   

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by ua2162
Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Rebranding Teaser
Replies: 132
Views: 29876

RE: AS Rebranding Teaser

Finally an airline that changed it for the better. I really like it.

Well done.

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by ua2162
Fri Jan 15, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And ITO
Replies: 44
Views: 6598

RE: UA And ITO

I'll actually be very surprised if ITO sustains the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> flight. This is a very popular flight for non revs who can't get on in KOA since there are always open seats. Take what you will from that. As far as hotels, ...

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by ua2162
Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Eyes Additional East Coast Service
Replies: 72
Views: 13220

HA Eyes Additional East Coast Service

Interesting article in today's Star Advertiser: https://www.staradvertiser.com/business/business-breaking/hawaiian-airlines-may-add-more-east-coast-flights-in-2-years/ Fair Use: Creating new routes to major Eastern cities will “become more central in our consideration in the next 18 months,” Chief E...

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by ua2162
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Of 9 Kicked Off B6... Called "animals"
Replies: 28
Views: 18204

RE: Family Of 9 Kicked Off B6... Called "animals"

Even when it comes to Yahoo standards, it must be a slow news day.

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by ua2162
Mon Oct 19, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Announces A330 Lie-flat Seat Product
Replies: 85
Views: 16876

RE: HA Announces A330 Lie-flat Seat Product

Yes! It's about time. While their soft product competed well with other carriers internationally, the hard product was definitely lacking.

These look great. Probably some of the best seats serving Hawaii. Well done, HA!

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by ua2162
Sun Sep 27, 2015 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Aviation Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 5435

RE: Hawaii Aviation Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dfwjim1" class="quote" target="_blank">dfwjim1</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> We have a ramp ...

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by ua2162
Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Completes Firm Configuration For 777-9
Replies: 102
Views: 30095

RE: Boeing Completes Firm Configuration For 777-9

You gotta admit, the folding wingtip is pretty damn cool. And smart.

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by ua2162
Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Pilot Invited Porn Actress In Cockpit
Replies: 68
Views: 25805

Kuwait Pilot Invited Porn Actress In Cockpit

Perhaps she took her her seat where she was most comfortable at. The cockpit. I'm here to Tuesday, folks. Don't forget to tip your waitress.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/praise.gif" width="57" height="38" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-...

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by ua2162
Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 777 Diverts To Kona After Engine Trouble
Replies: 68
Views: 18566

RE: UAL 777 Diverts To Kona After Engine Trouble

Sitting next to it now. The engine just arrived and is pulling up to the plane. Would post pics but there's a bunch of people around who probably don't want to be posted all over the Internet.

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by ua2162
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 777 Diverts To Kona After Engine Trouble
Replies: 68
Views: 18566

RE: UAL 777 Diverts To Kona After Engine Trouble

<center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=8086&filename=1437798126aZTEZI.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/8086/middle/1437798126aZTEZI.jpg" width="648" height="486" border="0"/></a></td></t...

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by ua2162
Tue Jul 21, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Close Call With Drone
Replies: 38
Views: 13071

RE: Lufthansa Close Call With Drone

I think this technology is great. However, it's time we regulate it. Like HOMSaR said, this weekend they were at least partly responsible for destroyed property. It's only a matter of time before some jackass flies it into a plane under the circumstances flyDTW1992 describes. We have many other regu...

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by ua2162
Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Growth Potential
Replies: 51
Views: 11036

HA Growth Potential

They're a great airline but I wonder if they've reached their potential. The A321s on order will allow them to serve west coast markets from cities such as KOA. However, I can't imagine them really expanding beyond the cities they already serve, especially within the international market. My gut fee...

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by ua2162
Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX To Start Hawaii
Replies: 102
Views: 21410

RE: VX To Start Hawaii

Apparently they're already talking about adding <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and service to the other islands, most notably KOA, in the future: <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2015/04/07/virgin-america-ceo-already-talking-...

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by ua2162
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines - 7 Years Since Last Flight
Replies: 14
Views: 4180

RE: Aloha Airlines - 7 Years Since Last Flight

While I only worked for them for three years, I still feel part of the <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> family. This was the last ad campaign we released just before we stopped flying: <a href="http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QIhmtcQfR30" target="_blank">http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Q...

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by ua2162
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM In Preliminary Stages For MEX HNL
Replies: 40
Views: 6429

AM In Preliminary Stages For MEX HNL

<a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/blog/2015/03/aeromexico-in-preliminary-stages-for-mexico-city.html" target="_blank">http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/b...minary-stages-for-mexico-city.html</a> Fair use excerpt: "The route would be 500 kilometers, or about 320 miles, shorter than a Los A...

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by ua2162
Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Loads SEA-KOA
Replies: 26
Views: 7756

RE: DL Loads SEA-KOA

It's great to see them bringing back the old NW route. They haven't flown this since the merger.

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by ua2162
Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Giants Acquire A 757
Replies: 59
Views: 21625

RE: San Francisco Giants Acquire A 757

Perhaps the new ride will run out of gas in October.

Like previously mentioned, it will be interesting to see what happens when it goes mx. The nature of the beast is that it will.

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by ua2162
Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low-cost Airlines In Hawaii
Replies: 55
Views: 8303

RE: Low-cost Airlines In Hawaii

To make a loooooooong story short....equipment. At least for inter island. As far as Hawaii to mainland routes, <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> tried the low cost model. It didn't work. The hotels and rental cars fetch a premium here; this is why <acronym ti...

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by ua2162
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA 717s, After The A321
Replies: 114
Views: 16976

RE: HA 717s, After The A321

To add to the conversation, this was just released: <a href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20141203_Hawaiian_joins_other_airlines_in_adding_seats.html?id=284634971" target="_blank">http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/b..._in_adding_seats.html?id=284634971</a> Looks like they're adding 1...

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by ua2162
Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA 717 Problems?
Replies: 7
Views: 7604

RE: HA 717 Problems?

Thanks for the updates. Being Hawaii, things will corrode. I assume <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> is versed in dealing with such things. Glad everything worked out and this was done out of an abundance of caution. In hind sight, pretty smart how the focused the cancellations ...

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by ua2162
Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA 717 Problems?
Replies: 7
Views: 7604

HA 717 Problems?

There seems to be quite a bit of cancellations today for <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> 717 flights. Many airports are getting 767 subs. Nothing in the media. Is something up with the fleet? Edit: seems like KOA had most cancelled. Many flights ran delays before noon ( more th...

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by ua2162
Sat Oct 04, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air In Talks To Start Hawaii Flights
Replies: 161
Views: 22251

RE: Norwegian Air In Talks To Start Hawaii Flights

Lots of Europeans travel here now. It might just work.

I think they could fill it a few days a week. The article said it would be a 13 hour flight time. Not too bad.

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by ua2162
Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Creative New Safety Video
Replies: 95
Views: 14682

RE: United's Creative New Safety Video

While it's better than their current video, I'm not really that impressed. The beach scene is almost a rip off on <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>'s video. They, along with <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym> and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> still have t...

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by ua2162
Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Parenting Magazine: "To Hell With United Airlines"
Replies: 34
Views: 4943

RE: Parenting Magazine: "To Hell With United Airli

This is ridiculous.

You want early boarding, pay for it. You want a seat next to you empty for your car seat? Pay for it.

This has been a trend with many airlines. Just another bandwagon article.

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by ua2162
Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Looking At 330neo
Replies: 103
Views: 18956

RE: HA Looking At 330neo

Another "update": <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/blog/morning_call/2014/07/airbus-to-build-a330neo-convert-a350orders-by.html" target="_blank">http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/b...a330neo-convert-a350orders-by.html</a> Excerpt: "Airbus Group said Monday that it plans to build an upgra...

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by ua2162
Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 1296 Strange Approach Into KOA
Replies: 8
Views: 7675

RE: United 1296 Strange Approach Into KOA

Living in KOA I can tell you this happens. I've even been on a few flights that did this. Essentially it's the scenic approach in. It takes you over Waipio Valley and around the area of Waiamea. It is one of the most beautiful approaches in the world. <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acrony...

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by ua2162
Sat Jul 12, 2014 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Looking At 330neo
Replies: 103
Views: 18956

HA Looking At 330neo

Stumbled across this: <a href="http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0FG26I20140711?irpc=932" target="_blank">http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0FG26I20140711?irpc=932</a> Fair use excerpt: "Since that aircraft may not be produced we are evaluating our options. The A330neo may be an altern...

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