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by SYfan100
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Resume ATL & MSP-ASE (Aspen) Service
Replies: 25
Views: 5776

RE: DL To Resume ATL & MSP-ASE (Aspen) Service

Recall back the last time I was out in Colorado right after winter that a bartender said that Vail was more popular for people to fly into because of, the larger aircraft apparently. Although around the sametime Aspen Airport was doing some various construction work.

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by SYfan100
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013 NFL Charters
Replies: 77
Views: 22258

RE: 2013 NFL Charters

Any Airline that has larger aircraft like a 757-200 to 747-400 is popular for any <acronym title="Fallon - NAS / Van Voorhis Field (NFL / KNFL), USA - Nevada">NFL</acronym> Team because of all of thier equipment. My guess would be the usual Airlines just like with College Football being just around ...

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by SYfan100
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEM Dehubbed: Who Picks Up The Slack?
Replies: 33
Views: 9365

RE: MEM Dehubbed: Who Picks Up The Slack?

I can recall back when I was a kid many times on the flight down from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> to <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW / KRSW), USA - Florida">R...

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by SYfan100
Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Warning: Expect Delays Up To 3,5 H This Summer
Replies: 143
Views: 20633

RE: FAA Warning: Expect Delays Up To 3,5 H This Summer

I myself when flying already this year and in another month will once again. Noticed that the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> was actually very fast where I was flying in and out of a warm destination. It was to the point where I think they could keep up with t...

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by SYfan100
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Announces MSP-MDW Beginning July 1
Replies: 35
Views: 7575

RE: Sun Country Announces MSP-MDW Beginning July 1

SY should do well on that route as more and more people start flying them because they do have really good customer service. And also they have been getting more people because Delta has been cutting flights down to where do you want to fly on a big 737 plane? Or a small ERJ? Maybe at somepoint more...

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by SYfan100
Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New American.... Will It Be Successful?
Replies: 34
Views: 9533

RE: The New American.... Will It Be Successful?

1.On Time Flights. 2.Five Star Customer Service. That is what you need to make it in the Airline and Retail world these days besides people in management that actually can get the job done instead of playing games. Focus has strayed more from providing really good customer service because workers ar...

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A320s Will Use Runway Overrun Protection System
Replies: 31
Views: 17919

RE: AA A320s Will Use Runway Overrun Protection System

Many runways now including I still think <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> has one where the end of it almost turns to sand if a plane is landing and runs into problems. Someone can correct me if I am wrong bu...

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 Airbus Fleet Status
Replies: 28
Views: 10659

RE: G4 Airbus Fleet Status

Looks nice with the various color scheme.

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airport Ontime Rankings
Replies: 67
Views: 8585

RE: US Airport Ontime Rankings

MSP may not be the size of <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> or some of the really bigger Airports. But they are the very best with keeping that Airport running even while it's snowing! How many Airports shutdown just at the first sight of a s...

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?
Replies: 24
Views: 10845

RE: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?

Sometimes the head just will spin because of how some of these planes have been all over the place. 5 to 10 years down in South America or over in Europe. And just even some planes just staying put flying all over the United States doing the various respective scheduled and charter flights. Every Ai...

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by SYfan100
Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?
Replies: 24
Views: 10845

RE: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?

When flying Sun Country the flights I have been on seemed to have always been just about full. And even some other various flights at other gates it looks like they have been just about full as well. 17 Aircraft are in their current fleet up until as someone mentioned that they will be adding more w...

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by SYfan100
Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Continues Cutting ATL, DL Must Be Thrilled
Replies: 107
Views: 16257

RE: WN Continues Cutting ATL, DL Must Be Thrilled

Southwest is really rolling the dice with moving into Atlanta because of the cost for operating. Move from Low Fare Airline into one that moves about into major airports while trying to keep prices at a decent level still. There is plenty of room for a second airline at Atlanta for those who do not ...

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by SYfan100
Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country "On The Rise"
Replies: 41
Views: 3352

RE: Sun Country "On The Rise"

SY is a very good Airline in which I have flown on them several times. Would rather fly on a 737-800 with them then a <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90 with Delta to <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>. Customer Service is ver...

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by SYfan100
Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 757-300 Routes?
Replies: 21
Views: 8289

RE: DL 757-300 Routes?

MSP-PHX during the winter season.

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by SYfan100
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pensions Under-funded By 14 Billion?
Replies: 67
Views: 10087

RE: DL Pensions Under-funded By 14 Billion?

Everyone toke a hit no matter if you were stocks or with/and a pension even! As one who works for a employer we our very thankful the employer still is putting something in for pension. Granted the current contract is a mess and not many peopel are happy with the 3 year pay freeze that never should ...

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by SYfan100
Sat May 19, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY 282 Returning To SEA
Replies: 4
Views: 2932

RE: SY 282 Returning To SEA

Good Airline in which non the less those on board the aircraft were most likely informed with what the situation was.
Seattle=Where that 737 was built anyways doesn't it?  

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by SYfan100
Thu May 10, 2012 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FBI Investigating Threat At Sky Harbor PHX
Replies: 12
Views: 3169

RE: FBI Investigating Threat At Sky Harbor PHX

Is there a need to really do this type of stuff? Really you will get caught at somepoint in which it is not a joke when the FBI gets hold of you! People don't find that type of stuff funny so why do such a thing because your mad at a Airline because they kicked you off a flight because you were bein...

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by SYfan100
Thu May 10, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT DCA Slot Award Decision
Replies: 196
Views: 27160

RE: DOT DCA Slot Award Decision

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ouboy79" class="quote" target="_blank">ouboy79</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So I cheated a ...

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by SYfan100
Wed May 09, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZK: "Filling in the gaps in MSP"
Replies: 30
Views: 5677

RE: ZK: "Filling In The Gaps In Msp"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flighty" class="quote" target="_blank">Flighty</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As much as I wo...

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by SYfan100
Wed May 09, 2012 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT DCA Slot Award Decision
Replies: 196
Views: 27160

RE: DOT DCA Slot Award Decision

Here is what I am thinking.
JetBlue to SanJuan
Air Canada to Toronto
Air Canada to Montreal
SunCountry to LasVegas
Alaska to Portland

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by SYfan100
Wed May 09, 2012 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZK: "Filling in the gaps in MSP"
Replies: 30
Views: 5677

RE: ZK: "Filling In The Gaps In Msp"

When reading that same article I found it interesting on the part some no <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s on some flights. Thought you had to have at least one on every flight in case of a emergency? Agree though on the part on if you don't have people flying then why have a Ai...

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by SYfan100
Thu May 03, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Hating On MSP?
Replies: 83
Views: 14799

RE: Delta Hating On MSP?

To me I think after reading that article there are a few things come to mind. 1.Not every <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90 or <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88 has been fixed up with upgraded stuff. So of course your going to fine some planes that look old and are more c...

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by SYfan100
Wed May 02, 2012 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDW Gate Shuffle.
Replies: 15
Views: 3834

RE: MDW Gate Shuffle.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cubsrule" class="quote" target="_blank">Cubsrule</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Might be from <...

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by SYfan100
Wed May 02, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 727 Retirement: 10 Year Anniversary.
Replies: 18
Views: 4133

RE: AA 727 Retirement: 10 Year Anniversary.

The 727 has always been a favorite of mine as well! Look at the number of airlines threw the years that have flown that particular aircraft for regular and just even charter service. It was the backbone of their fleet in all reality for many cases! Makes you wonder though with how things are today o...

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by SYfan100
Wed May 02, 2012 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88 25th Anniversary
Replies: 11
Views: 4412

RE: Delta MD-88 25th Anniversary

Pretty soon it will be what will Delta do for a <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88 replacement type thread? No even though throwing in some slight laughing that people might not catch because of all of the Northwest Dc-9 threads from various times in previous years. To me when you take ...

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Routes Summer 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 15421

RE: DL 744 Routes Summer 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/premobrimo" class="quote" target="_blank">premobrimo</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That's to b...

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Posts Q1 Profit
Replies: 31
Views: 4490

RE: Allegiant Posts Q1 Profit

They are a very good Airline that seems to have done very well as I know they fly out of Duluth couple of days a week, and still does because the loads must be good enough to keep flying to that city in Minnesota. But does anyone know the future of what will happen for a replacement with the <acrony...

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Routes Summer 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 15421

RE: DL 744 Routes Summer 2012

No more MSP to NRT on a 747-400 this summer?

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by SYfan100
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rise Or Fall Of Cincinnati
Replies: 152
Views: 16958

RE: The Rise Or Fall Of Cincinnati

No one ever likes to have their city lose their hub status because of a airline cutting flights down. No one likes to pay really high fares because this one particular airline knows that no one will fly in and out of that airport really unless it's a charter flight someplace. <acronym title="Minneap...

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by SYfan100
Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Wants To Get DL Or EK Service To DXB
Replies: 56
Views: 13600

RE: DTW Wants To Get DL Or EK Service To DXB

If you have 250 people flying daily to India then wouldn't it be better to just have a Airbus 330 type aircraft. Now throw in a connection with maybe people coming from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> and Me...

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Going To BOS To See JAL 787 On 4/22?
Replies: 85
Views: 14422

RE: Who's Going To BOS To See JAL 787 On 4/22?

Always fun to see the usual water spray picture that so many first flights have gotten on their first flights to different cities. Very nice pictures taken by everyone! Wonder what New York thinks about Boston getting the first JAL 787 flight and not them?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.ne...

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update On Fed Ex 727 Status?
Replies: 10
Views: 4760

RE: Update On Fed Ex 727 Status?

Always thought the Fed Ex colors looked nice on the 727.

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by SYfan100
Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Never Found Wreckages
Replies: 68
Views: 28219

RE: Never Found Wreckages

I recall reading a story one time in a mag about KAL 007 when I was younger. Then the United over Lake Michigan and the Northwest in Alaska have always interested me. Most recent though the Air France one even though some wreckage was found, that one does interest me as well with what did really hap...

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Puts Finishing Touches On 737 MAX
Replies: 17
Views: 10430

RE: Boeing Puts Finishing Touches On 737 MAX

Who do you think would be interested in this aircraft that is not named Southwest?

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by SYfan100
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Storm Bring Tornado Threat To The USA Midwest
Replies: 9
Views: 4074

RE: Storm Bring Tornado Threat To The USA Midwest

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IrishAyes" class="quote" target="_blank">IrishAyes</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Rain was heav...

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by SYfan100
Sun Apr 15, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Storm Bring Tornado Threat To The USA Midwest
Replies: 9
Views: 4074

RE: Storm Bring Tornado Threat To The USA Midwest

Suppose to be rain off and on on Sunday in Minneapolis. Down along the south border of the state they our talking storms, and then around Brainerd/Duluth they were talking snow flurries at one time earlier in the week. Welcome to Minnesota!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forum...

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by SYfan100
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANZ B77W Diverts To MSP
Replies: 26
Views: 14921

RE: ANZ B77W Diverts To MSP

My guess would be #1 because of Delta knowing how to handle those big aircraft more.

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by SYfan100
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where'll Be The New BA Long Haul Destinations....
Replies: 112
Views: 20154

RE: Where'll Be The New BA Long Haul Destinations....

MSP is on my list for within the United States.   

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by SYfan100
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW Recovery
Replies: 39
Views: 13914

RE: AA DFW Recovery

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JAAlbert" class="quote" target="_blank">JAAlbert</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Most likely h...

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by SYfan100
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coffee, Sunscreen, Steel Tips And The Bag Handler.
Replies: 7
Views: 3139

RE: Coffee, Sunscreen, Steel Tips And The Bag Handler.

One thing I never understood is if you go down to Florida as a perfect example where it is warm technically. Why is so much clothes need to be packed? You only need one swim suit basically besides a pair of shorts and maybe a extra pair of nice pants if you go out one night and don't want to wear th...

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by SYfan100
Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will The Jury Be Out On The 747-8i?
Replies: 54
Views: 20794

RE: How Long Will The Jury Be Out On The 747-8i?

There will be always a demand on select routes for a aircraft like the Boeing 747-800 size. Remember this is not way back in the 70's and 80's era where you had just the Dc-10 and Boeing 747 aircraft types that did most of the international flying. Now days you have the 767 that can handle those int...

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by SYfan100
Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A319 Order Break-out
Replies: 46
Views: 22842

RE: AA A319 Order Break-out

Miami might be good for the Airbus 319 for various routes in the Caribbean that might require just a smaller plane with around 124 to 125 seats. Maybe even Chicago and Dallas for some of those nonstop Caribbean flights as well? American did use to fly the Airbus 300-600 on different routes down to t...

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by SYfan100
Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Killed In Minnesota Plane Crash
Replies: 1
Views: 2875

3 Killed In Minnesota Plane Crash

A really small plane today crashed near Glencoe killing three people and two dogs. Info is on Channel 5 website. Also a Business Jet a few weeks ago lost a wheel at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> causing on...

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest 717 Rumor: DL Deal In Place Part 1
Replies: 269
Views: 48859

Latest 717 Rumor: DL Deal In Place Part 1

Why didn't Richard Anderson buy the Boeing 717 when he was at Northwest? Why get it now? It does remind many people about the DC-9 with how it looked in which granted things are different technology wise, but it really is the new generation DC-9 with how I look at it for seats and what it can do. Bo...

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA LAX Gate Agent 'meltdown' Flight 90 LAX-EWR
Replies: 131
Views: 35054

UA LAX Gate Agent 'meltdown' Flight 90 LAX-EWR

Several years ago I was flying out of <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> in the main terminal on a Delta flight. The gate next to me had a delayed flight to Chicago in which you could hear the person at the cou...

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by SYfan100
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFB Tries To Dump TSA...again
Replies: 4
Views: 2877

RE: SFB Tries To Dump TSA...again

Interesting on how the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> would still oversee everything even though someone else would do the scan part? I think the shoe rule needs to be changed where people can keep their shoes on instead of taking them off. In which that would...

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by SYfan100
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Impress A FA, Dont Ask For Diet Coke!
Replies: 72
Views: 25906

RE: How To Impress A FA, Dont Ask For Diet Coke!

I myself am a Pepsi fan! However that is rare to find on airlines these days in which I always get Diet Coke because I can't stand regular Coke. Only will drink regular Coke if there is a little rum mixed in  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" widt...

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by SYfan100
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of St.Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.
Replies: 41
Views: 6259

RE: History Of St.Petersburg/Clearwater Airport.

SY use to have seasonal service to MSP off and on again to that airport.

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Champion Air - What's Been Scrapped?
Replies: 15
Views: 5450

RE: Champion Air - What's Been Scrapped?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United_fan" class="quote" target="_blank">United_fan</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They shou...

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by SYfan100
Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline For MSP - Spirit
Replies: 86
Views: 17808

RE: New Airline For MSP - Spirit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AWACSooner" class="quote" target="_blank">AWACSooner</a> (<a href="#83" class="quote">Reply 83</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Interesti...

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