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by nealcg
Wed Aug 31, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wright Amendment Part Xxxivx
Replies: 38
Views: 4652

RE: Wright Amendment Part Xxxivx

<I> Apodino__There is no question that there would be litigation, the question is does it have any legal basis. As far as I am concerned, and I am no legal expert, but it seems to me since Alliance is open as an airport, and given prior rulings on Love Field (as long as its open for an airport, you ...

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by nealcg
Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Seen A Hurricane From The Air?
Replies: 4
Views: 3711

RE: Anyone Seen A Hurricane From The Air?

These storms top out at over 65,000 feet. Not even a concord could fly over. Even if you could fly over the turbulence would still be vicious and if you had a serious problem where would you land...maybe the eye  Smile

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by nealcg
Sat Aug 27, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are Skywest EMB-120s?
Replies: 28
Views: 4297

RE: How Are Skywest EMB-120s?

Here is a situation when not to fly in an EMP-120...This is an excerpt from a trip report I worte a while back... <i> We headed downstairs to the Skywest Area and I checked out the equipment for our flight. I saw that our plane was there already and after coming of the L-1011 it looked SMALL. I was ...

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by nealcg
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCCs Seem To Be Getting A Bad Rap Today...
Replies: 3
Views: 3208

LCCs Seem To Be Getting A Bad Rap Today...

I am usually content with lurking around this board, amusing myself on the latest AvB war, without feeling the overwhelming sense of needing to contribute. However on a few of topics today, mostly having to do with the gripes about British Charter Carriers, the decrease in on-board services on Ameri...

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by nealcg
Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Class Service On Lufthansa?
Replies: 9
Views: 8278

RE: First Class Service On Lufthansa?

Aviation Discussions--> Trip Reports

2.
www.Flyertalk.com
Search Mileage and points-->Lufthansa
or Trip reports
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Two suggestions:

1.
On this website:
Search Forums-->Aviation Discussions--> Trip Reports

2.
www.Flyertalk.com
Search Mileage and points-->Lufthansa
or Trip reports

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by nealcg
Tue Aug 16, 2005 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deals/Buying Last Minute Tickets/Packages
Replies: 2
Views: 2587

RE: Deals/Buying Last Minute Tickets/Packages

May I suggest flyertalk.com

Go to the mileage/points menu

That site is more specialized in the advice you seek.

Good luck

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by nealcg
Sat Aug 13, 2005 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going To Happen To Our Planes?....
Replies: 69
Views: 10995

RE: What's Going To Happen To Our Planes?....

I think one great myth that oil will just one day run out one day and we are all screwed. The reality is that as fuel becomes more scarce over the next 50 to 100 years the price will continue to increase thereby making alternative fuel sources more viable. One big thing advocates don't tell you abou...

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by nealcg
Fri Mar 18, 2005 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1 Billion Air Travelers By 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1664

RE: 1 Billion Air Travelers By 2015

the argument from the FAA is the domestic overload they will face. Hence the sleight of hand intermixing all world travel vs domestic needs. Chinamen visiting the US alone is not going to double our passenger numbers domestically.

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by nealcg
Fri Mar 18, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1 Billion Air Travelers By 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1664

RE: 1 Billion Air Travelers By 2015

Frankly this sounds like the DoD in thel late 80's when they warned of all the new modern deadly weapons coming out of the Soviet Union when they knew that thier salad days were coming to an end. Sorry, but doubling air travel in the next 10 years doesnt pass the logic test. That would be absolutely...

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by nealcg
Sat Feb 12, 2005 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has AA Become Cold Blooded To Disabled PAX
Replies: 13
Views: 3255

Has AA Become Cold Blooded To Disabled PAX

I hate too dog to much on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> but flying from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="San Antonio - International (SAT / KSAT), USA - Texas">SAT</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle ...

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by nealcg
Fri Feb 11, 2005 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Russia Join The E.U?
Replies: 44
Views: 3482

RE: Will Russia Join The E.U?

When you ponder a fridged day in hades with heards of bovines taking flight...

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by nealcg
Sun Feb 06, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Purchasing Upgrades
Replies: 5
Views: 1675

RE: Purchasing Upgrades

Just out of curioisty how did you obtain Gold status with AA flying only 5 to 8 times a Year? Were they all to Asia?

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by nealcg
Sat Feb 05, 2005 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does WN Feel The Presure?
Replies: 10
Views: 2436

RE: Does WN Feel The Presure?

Dude that is way too broad and has been beaten to death.

Go to the search function and Type "WN" you should see about 100 discussions about this exact subject.

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by nealcg
Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embarrasing New American Beer
Replies: 22
Views: 2432

Embarrasing New American Beer

As if we didn't get enough scorn from around the world for our retard taste in beer check out this new product from Budweiser> <a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6869973/" target=_blank>http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6869973/</a> Can you imagine anything more manly than Beer flavored with rasberry, g...

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by nealcg
Thu Jan 20, 2005 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Airlines "sanction" The Mile High Club?
Replies: 55
Views: 17370

RE: Do Airlines "sanction" The Mile High Club?

The "Mile High Club" with some exceptions is largely an urban legend. I've known two 20+ year F/As and one had never observed it the other may have noticed one occasion in all of their years of expeience. I dont get itmyself. Getting frisky in a lav that is a cross between a nasty Highway rest stop ...

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by nealcg
Sat Jan 15, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Metro Area Without Nonstops To NYC?
Replies: 43
Views: 7169

RE: Largest Metro Area Without Nonstops To NYC?

Keeping it simple here.

Does anyone offer NS service from SAT to New York. I think that is our answer. SAn Antonio is the 8th largest city in the US and I dont beleive thier is any direct service.

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by nealcg
Sat Jan 15, 2005 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Angle On The USAirways Debacle.
Replies: 2
Views: 2606

Interesting Angle On The USAirways Debacle.

<I>The following is designed to be a humourous slant on the saddest topic of the month while also contibuting to my own 3 rd annual posting tradition. (FYI to MODS this belongs here because even US AIR folks need a laugh.</i> As the new year begin it is time to run my annual installment of ACTUAL GO...

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by nealcg
Sat Jan 15, 2005 3:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: This Place Is A Mess
Replies: 23
Views: 2417

RE: This Place Is A Mess

You know what I am starting to come around to BoeningATL's point of view. The forums here have become a mess. This site has an enormous amount of traffic but is surprisingly unstructured, especially compared to other similar sites with comparable traffic and genre (i.e. FLYERTALK). This site has 6 o...

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by nealcg
Wed Jan 12, 2005 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Usair Is A Conspiracy (Humor)
Replies: 0
Views: 1330

Usair Is A Conspiracy (Humor)

As the new year begin it is time to run my annual installment of ACTUAL GOVERNMENT CONPIRACIES that involve airline travel. Last Year I exposed the evil practices of Southwest Airlines. That installment is also included at the bottom of this expose'. This year I expose the unshakeable truth of USAIR...

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by nealcg
Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.nut! Your Kind Of Travel Website!
Replies: 17
Views: 2205

RE: Airliners.nut! Your Kind Of Travel Website!

make it linkable and functional I'll toss you an RR

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by nealcg
Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Air To Start Vegas
Replies: 52
Views: 6491

RE: Independence Air To Start Vegas

<I> Hey Neal, no offense, but what are you talking about? You could fly a DC-3 with ducktaped wings to Vegas and people will fly on it. Indy will do fine. Another LCC into Vegas, in my opinion, is good news. Bad news for us legacy carriers. I honestly don't know why other airlines aren't flooding th...

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by nealcg
Wed Jan 12, 2005 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Air To Start Vegas
Replies: 52
Views: 6491

RE: Independence Air To Start Vegas

Why on Earth would an airline in such financial trouble use their limited resources on such a highly competitve, low margin leisure route (LAS)...

Know when to hold 'em...know when to fold them....

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by nealcg
Tue Jan 11, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Where The Hell Are All Of The Moderators?!
Replies: 19
Views: 1936

RE: Where The Hell Are All Of The Moderators?!

Whoops, I really rattled some chains! I guess I shouldn't drunk post in the future.... Ya'll have a nice day...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts">  <img ...

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by nealcg
Mon Jan 10, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Where The Hell Are All Of The Moderators?!
Replies: 19
Views: 1936

RE: Where The Hell Are All Of The Moderators?!

<i> How is it the mods fault if people are posting in the wrong forums..? </I> Posters go where the action is (see reply #4). MODS can force the action somewhat by their powers of redirecting posts but but more importantly they should see the bigger issue in the silliness of the forum structure. the...

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by nealcg
Mon Jan 10, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Where The Hell Are All Of The Moderators?!
Replies: 19
Views: 1936

Where The Hell Are All Of The Moderators?!

I apologize for the rant but I'm getting frustrated at the lack of control that the moderators have in this forum. Here is an example below of some of 25 most recent topics in the CIVIL AVIATION forum: Favorite Low Cost Livery? How Would You Improve Your Home Airport? Favorite Aircraft? Your Favouri...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 29, 2004 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sick Passengers...Scorn And Pity
Replies: 33
Views: 8112

RE: Air Sick Passengers...Scorn And Pity

Since I started this thread I guess I should throw in the two events that scarred me for life... <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>: <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor Inte...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 29, 2004 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sick Passengers...Scorn And Pity
Replies: 33
Views: 8112

RE: Air Sick Passengers...Scorn And Pity

Wow, I never expectd this type of response! To clarify a couple of points to some people accusing me of insensitivity. I was only speaking of what was going through my mind. I was never rude in anyway to the poor lady. Matter of fact I handed my bag back to her as a spare. I admit that my first reac...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 29, 2004 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Is Most Wealthy?
Replies: 57
Views: 11864

RE: Which Airline Is Most Wealthy?

I hate to bust everyones bubble but the Winner is little ole <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> (Southwest Airlines) by a very long shot followed by Singapore airlines, which is a distant 2nd. The value of <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is greater than <ac...

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by nealcg
Tue Dec 28, 2004 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Cabin Pets
Replies: 28
Views: 3588

RE: In Cabin Pets

Have your vet prescribe a mild sedative. With that you pet should have no problems and will not be a bother to other PAX

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by nealcg
Mon Dec 27, 2004 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sick Passengers...Scorn And Pity
Replies: 33
Views: 8112

Air Sick Passengers...Scorn And Pity

After a relatively smooth post X-mas flight on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to Sea we encountered some of the usual chop approaching <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - Internati...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 15, 2004 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Continental Go Bust?
Replies: 30
Views: 6618

RE: Could Continental Go Bust?

We may be jimping to conclusions here. This is just one accident report. Frankly, potential for FOD is a reality for any airport and aircraft are designed to sustain damage caused by it. The Concord wasn't. Continental's blame for this should be held in perspective. Wosrt case is Continentals financ...

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by nealcg
Fri Dec 03, 2004 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Round- Respond To Sig
Replies: 82
Views: 2220

RE: Another Round- Respond To Sig

The Guantanimo Chant.

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Round- Respond To Sig
Replies: 82
Views: 2220

RE: Another Round- Respond To Sig

No Kidding...His buddy X is even more full of Sh*T!

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Country/state/province's Worst Tourist Trap?
Replies: 53
Views: 3401

RE: Your Country/state/province's Worst Tourist Trap?

A short list from the last thre places I've lived State: <acronym title="Caribéenne de Transport (France)">TX</acronym> City: San Antonio Place: The riverwalk. It's not a river but a 8 ft wide stagnant meandering lake that is 3 feet deep lined with "authentic" mexican food rstaurants and "handmade" ...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Round- Respond To Sig
Replies: 82
Views: 2220

RE: Another Round- Respond To Sig

Pretty impressive fella...but you're not Lord of the Ring?

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Movies To Watch While Traveling
Replies: 7
Views: 8056

RE: Best Movies To Watch While Traveling

The Beach....

Are you serious.....I just saw that listed in another thread as a vote for the worst movie ever...I've seen it and I'll have to agree.

I appreciate the mention of Planes, trains,.....except I've seen it about 50 times.

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Round- Respond To Sig
Replies: 82
Views: 2220

RE: Another Round- Respond To Sig

Muse ME!

Muse You a**hole!

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Movies To Watch While Traveling
Replies: 7
Views: 8056

Best Movies To Watch While Traveling

Hey floks, I'm about to go fly about 20 domestic segments this month with little or no IFE offered on the planes I'm flying. sooooo...I need suggestions for about 10 uniques films I can rent for my ersonal DVD player to help pass the time. I have watched a lot of movies so please no spiderman, LOTR,...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Movie Ever? (Mine Is Love ACTUALLY)
Replies: 50
Views: 3841

RE: Worst Movie Ever? (Mine Is Love ACTUALLY)

As an aviation enthusist I can't beleive this hasn't been mentioned yet. The most implausible movie ever... D I E H A R D <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> D I E H A R D <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> D I E H A R D <acronym title="Business Air (...

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by nealcg
Wed Dec 01, 2004 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Conservative Praises Adolf Hitler
Replies: 86
Views: 3181

RE: Another Conservative Praises Adolf Hitler

I hate to get all caught up in the heat of all this but it is important to remember when comparing the ideologies between Nazism vs Communism that both Hitler and Stalin were very <b>cynical</B> folks. To an extent their "Platforms" were largely a convenient vehicle to gain supreme power among a dis...

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by nealcg
Tue Nov 30, 2004 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Most Stringent Noise Abatment Rules
Replies: 31
Views: 7330

RE: Airports With Most Stringent Noise Abatment Rules

I think of this every time I take the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 red-eye from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - Internation...

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by nealcg
Tue Nov 30, 2004 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Delays Launch-decision For A 350...
Replies: 46
Views: 8911

Airbus Delays Launch-decision For A 350...

More rumors,

Some Software designers who work for me at Boeing are hearing some scuttelbutt that the 747-adv go-ahead announcment will happen inside of 60 days, and will include 1-2 launch partners (JAL?)

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by nealcg
Fri Nov 26, 2004 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting A350 News
Replies: 109
Views: 14821

RE: Interesting A350 News

Hell fire burning with sulpher brimstone....
leaping lava leaving no one alive.....
burn baby burn....
may no A.nettter be left untouched...

A v B

let the flame wars contuniue...


Your truly,
Beezelbub...(aka Lucifer)




 Smile

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by nealcg
Thu Nov 25, 2004 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fired Delta FA On Cnbc
Replies: 38
Views: 6537

RE: Fired Delta FA On Cnbc

I thought her 15 minutes we up a month ago...

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by nealcg
Wed Nov 24, 2004 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans/Australians Foreign?
Replies: 33
Views: 1379

RE: Americans/Australians Foreign?

YOU FOOLS!! DIDNT YOU KNOW THAT <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> YOUR NOT FROM <B>TEXAS</b> THEN YOU ARE <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> FOREIGNER INFIDELS <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (Coun...

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by nealcg
Wed Nov 24, 2004 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CBS' Dan Rather Steps Down As Anchor
Replies: 24
Views: 2184

RE: CBS' Dan Rather Steps Down As Anchor

<i>Any other ideas as to who would be next in line to ascend to the throne at CBS?</i> My two cents; CBS would be smart to steal Tim Russert from NBC. He got shafted by NBC in favor of Brokaw's pretty boy clone. He would bring a lot of gravitas to CBS. Not sure he would do it though...they would hav...

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by nealcg
Fri Nov 19, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense
Replies: 28
Views: 2938

RE: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense

<i>With airports they serve like <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>, <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>, there really aren't viable alternative airports in those markets. In <acronym...

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by nealcg
Fri Nov 19, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense
Replies: 28
Views: 2938

WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense

I hate to add to the multitude of posting regrding what is essentially a regional spat but I must add my two cents regarding one of the reasons for <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> not using <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acr...

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by nealcg
Thu Nov 18, 2004 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Loses Pillows On MD80's
Replies: 65
Views: 8639

RE: AA Loses Pillows On MD80's

Aa767400 <i>Nealcg, So because you are a miserable person, you are going to make someone else feel miserable. I love it! Well, I will tell you something right now, You will not take it out on me, because I will not let you. I am sure that these seniors gals will tear you apart. </i> Obviously you mi...

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by nealcg
Thu Nov 18, 2004 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Loses Pillows On MD80's
Replies: 65
Views: 8639

RE: AA Loses Pillows On MD80's

MD080s arent used on short flights??? Yea right..I'll remeber that tomorrow on my 4:15 flight from <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. And its a...

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