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by flick70
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)
Replies: 170
Views: 18705

Re: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)

Airlines have rules (as does every business). The public gets irritated when they encounter staff who don't know the rules, resulting in inconsistent application. If an airline doesn't want cellos, spell it out as a rule. Don't let customers start a journey, and then change or interpret the rules d...

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by flick70
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Expansion
Replies: 4
Views: 1931

Re: OMA Expansion

Thank you MrNuke! That is the most comprehensive and current info I've seen. Not terribly excited by the planned terminal changes...but there definitely are some real-estate issues that limit what can be done. Also, to keep an operating terminal, the staggered expansion makes sense.

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by flick70
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Expansion
Replies: 4
Views: 1931

OMA Expansion

I have been able to gather bits and pieces regarding OMA's expansion. Per the Master Plan at Eppley Airfield, the passenger numbers are hitting the thresholds for expansion of the North Terminal. All I have been able to dig up are some conceptual images that are quite old. Any information would be g...

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by flick70
Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit New Paint PIC
Replies: 144
Views: 19157

RE: Spirit New Paint PIC

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by flick70
Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Backscatter X-ray Makes Debut At PHX
Replies: 64
Views: 5021

RE: Backscatter X-ray Makes Debut At PHX

Well, here is my 2 cents. I don't have a real problem with getting examined beneath my clothes electronically. It's the same stuff as the previous 50 guys, and the next 50 as well (more or less  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> ). The problem I have is that the pu...

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by flick70
Wed Feb 14, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Largest AA Station Outside US?
Replies: 36
Views: 11183

RE: What Is Largest AA Station Outside US?

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by flick70
Mon Aug 21, 2006 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There Any First Class-seats Only?
Replies: 19
Views: 7048

RE: Is There Any First Class-seats Only?

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by flick70
Thu Jun 29, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 New Cities
Replies: 99
Views: 11579

RE: B6 New Cities

It appears <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> is working towards the middle. At this rate, <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym> will be getting service around 2011.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> I'l...

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by flick70
Thu Jun 15, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA N330AA
Replies: 32
Views: 6107

RE: AA N330AA

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by flick70
Sat Jun 10, 2006 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA New Destinations
Replies: 19
Views: 3428

OMA New Destinations

I have heard rumors from friends at Eppley, and from other sources on the net (note, before the flames, I said rumor, and I do not have substantial information to back this up), that <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym> might be getting some new destina...

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by flick70
Sat Jun 10, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest/Skyway Looking At 50 Seaters!
Replies: 86
Views: 7187

RE: Midwest/Skyway Looking At 50 Seaters!

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by flick70
Sun May 14, 2006 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 15th Birthday To The Canadair CRJ!
Replies: 34
Views: 6152

RE: Happy 15th Birthday To The Canadair CRJ!

Living in a smaller market mid-western State...15 years is too long.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> At least with the ERJ's you have a shot in the "A" row, so only your seat is cramped...and not the seat plus your neighbor. Thank goodness regional jets are on t...

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by flick70
Mon Dec 05, 2005 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smoking Lounges In Major U.S. Airports
Replies: 44
Views: 10136

RE: Smoking Lounges In Major U.S. Airports

Ok, as a smoker, and a frequent flyer, here is what I can contribute. Some are major....some aren't. Note that I am an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> frequent flyer, so I don't know about any other major airline private clubs. I would love to see a new website with info on all...

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by flick70
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Jetblue Route Map Progression
Replies: 3
Views: 3059

B6 Jetblue Route Map Progression

I have periodically reviewed Jetblue's routemap, and it obviously is getting more elaborate.

Has anyone captured each incarnation of the route map since their inception? It would be interesting to see them as they have grown.

Thanks!

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by flick70
Tue Nov 01, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue (B6) Needs The A319!
Replies: 88
Views: 13338

RE: JetBlue (B6) Needs The A319!

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by flick70
Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carl Brady Sr. 1920-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1520

RE: Carl Brady Sr. 1920-2005

Sad to hear an aviation pioneer has passed. Alaska can be a very violent area in regards to aircraft. It isn't surprising that the forerunner of Alaskian aviation was still alive up till now. Thanks for opening up the extreme Northwest! And, welcome to the annals of commercial aviation history. Your...

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by flick70
Wed Jul 27, 2005 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Withdraws OMA-CUN Application
Replies: 29
Views: 2988

RE: NW Withdraws OMA-CUN Application

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by flick70
Wed Jul 27, 2005 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Withdraws OMA-CUN Application
Replies: 29
Views: 2988

RE: NW Withdraws OMA-CUN Application

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by flick70
Tue Jul 26, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Sound Of American Airlines
Replies: 50
Views: 12005

RE: The New Sound Of American Airlines

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by flick70
Mon Jul 25, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Sound Of American Airlines
Replies: 50
Views: 12005

RE: The New Sound Of American Airlines

It actually makes perfect sense to me. Southwest is almost instantly recognizable by their "*DING* - You are now free to move about the country" sound effect. They even have a special offer app that will DING with special deals daily on your desktop. A very good decision on <acronym title="American ...

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by flick70
Fri Jul 15, 2005 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

RE: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination

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by flick70
Thu Jul 14, 2005 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

RE: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination

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by flick70
Wed Jul 13, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

RE: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination

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by flick70
Wed Jul 13, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

RE: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination

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by flick70
Wed Jul 13, 2005 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA Growing As An Airline Destination
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

OMA Growing As An Airline Destination

Fairly recently, <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym> has seen a greater volume of airline business. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> has upgraded all the EMB135/145's to CR7's, Frontier is back to flying mainline aircraft, <acronym...

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by flick70
Tue Jun 28, 2005 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Searching For A URL
Replies: 2
Views: 1844

RE: Searching For A URL

Thanks for the URL, Birdwatching...but this isn't it. It was US based, and actually drew lines to all possible destinations.

Still, pretty intersesting.

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by flick70
Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Searching For A URL
Replies: 2
Views: 1844

Searching For A URL

It was about 3 years ago that I found a site where you could click on map, and whatever city it was it would display all direct routes from that city, and if you click on one of the route-lines it showed what airline flew it. Of course I loved the site, but when I set up a new computer I didn't copy...

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by flick70
Fri Jun 24, 2005 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Statistics At Lambert
Replies: 15
Views: 2867

RE: Passenger Statistics At Lambert

After re-reading the post and looking at the context, I retract my original comment. Perhaps I should get more sleep before I respond to these things!  Smile

My apologies to ODFAZ, and everyone else I might have offended.

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by flick70
Tue Jun 21, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Statistics At Lambert
Replies: 15
Views: 2867

RE: Passenger Statistics At Lambert

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by flick70
Tue Jun 21, 2005 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Members Screwed By The IAM Again
Replies: 38
Views: 5826

RE: Members Screwed By The IAM Again

I view unions (except for coal miners, what a rotten job) as similar to West Nile Virus, AIDS and the Plague....avoid at all costs, they will only hurt you in the end. A once great idea that has outlived it's purpose. Best of luck to the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> employees.

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by flick70
Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Scabs Heading For Tucson Arizona
Replies: 106
Views: 9113

RE: NW Scabs Heading For Tucson Arizona

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by flick70
Thu Jun 09, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Scabs Heading For Tucson Arizona
Replies: 106
Views: 9113

RE: NW Scabs Heading For Tucson Arizona

Unions were originally created to safeguard the worker. At this point, unless you are a coal miner, unions don't have a place in the world. We have actor unions, football/baseball/hockey/etc. unions and believe it or not....bellboy unions! OSHA handles the safety issues that exist today (as well as ...

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by flick70
Mon Jun 06, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-HP Merger Could Bring Hub To IND
Replies: 54
Views: 7737

RE: US-HP Merger Could Bring Hub To IND

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by flick70
Thu Jun 02, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Public Service Announcement
Replies: 6
Views: 1599

RE: Public Service Announcement

I normally pack in such a way that I can roll it on to the plane with me to avoid damage and mis-routing. So this normally does not apply to me as a flying passenger. While I understand that heavy bags have to be a pain in the butt for the ramp guys....I don't understand this thread. Over-weight bag...

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by flick70
Tue May 24, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Further Pittsburgh Reduction - USAirways
Replies: 133
Views: 8171

RE: Further Pittsburgh Reduction - USAirways

Truth be told, <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> is overkill for the new airline to be forged. <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> is a major NE USA city and is perf...

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by flick70
Fri May 20, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US Route Addition/cuts
Replies: 35
Views: 3480

RE: HP/US Route Addition/cuts

As an <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym> resident, I would hope to see the addition of an <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania...

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by flick70
Fri May 20, 2005 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP & US Air New Route MAP Combined ~
Replies: 43
Views: 15857

RE: HP & US Air New Route MAP Combined ~

Well, living in <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym>, this whole merger deal doesn't do much for me at all. I guess I am stuck with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> still. &...

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by flick70
Thu May 19, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rude Inflight Experiences
Replies: 100
Views: 10659

RE: Rude Inflight Experiences

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by flick70
Wed May 18, 2005 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Webcast......Merger Information
Replies: 54
Views: 8003

RE: America West Webcast......Merger Information

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by flick70
Sat May 14, 2005 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways And America West To Merge
Replies: 105
Views: 16346

RE: US Airways And America West To Merge

I know this is minor part of the merger...but does anyone think that part of the merger would involve some re-branding? Specifically, a new livery?

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by flick70
Wed May 04, 2005 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ding! You Are Now Free To Fly To Dallas!"
Replies: 81
Views: 12531

RE: Ding! You Are Now Free To Fly To Dallas!"

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by flick70
Sat Apr 30, 2005 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West In OMA
Replies: 4
Views: 2795

America West In OMA

Back in the mid-late 80's/early 90's, America West used Omaha as it's "Eastern" focus city...way before going out to Columbus, <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym>. I was wondering if anyone had access to route maps or other information on that period of time. My father worked for AWA in <acro...

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by flick70
Tue Apr 12, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Route Map Creator?
Replies: 4
Views: 24349

RE: Airline Route Map Creator?

There is a good on-line route mapper. I use it for my fantasy airlines and also to document all my trips.

http://gc.kls2.com

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by flick70
Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Sued For Being Seated Next To An Obese Man
Replies: 106
Views: 16321

RE: Delta Sued For Being Seated Next To An Obese Man

I am completely against frivolous lawsuits...but I honestly think this has merit. When I buy a seat, I am essentially buying real-estate for the duration of my trip. I understand that the guy in front might lay his seat back, but I should at least have my 19" across. Space is tight as it is without ...

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by flick70
Sun Mar 20, 2005 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airline Fly To Antarctica?
Replies: 24
Views: 9320

RE: Any Airline Fly To Antarctica?

Sounds like there are lots of places airlines should be flying to in Antarctica!

http://www.ralphrobertmoore.com/arc-cities.html

 rotfl 

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by flick70
Fri Mar 18, 2005 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran To Grow By 4 To 6 New Cities
Replies: 116
Views: 11869

RE: AirTran To Grow By 4 To 6 New Cities

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by flick70
Fri Mar 11, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran To Grow By 4 To 6 New Cities
Replies: 116
Views: 11869

RE: AirTran To Grow By 4 To 6 New Cities

C'mon <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym>! Right now <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has lowered service to CRJ only to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgi...

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by flick70
Fri Mar 11, 2005 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disturbing Situation On WN Flight #2105 Tonight
Replies: 34
Views: 15915

RE: Disturbing Situation On WN Flight #2105 Tonight

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by flick70
Mon Mar 07, 2005 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Ever Had A "close Call"?
Replies: 12
Views: 5385

RE: Has Anyone Ever Had A "close Call"?

Well, I don't know if this qualifies as a "close call", but on a recent trip from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym> on American Eagle, on final approach we ...

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by flick70
Thu Mar 03, 2005 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Artistic" Aircraft Livery
Replies: 4
Views: 3610

RE: "Artistic" Aircraft Livery

<i>Braniff had a DC-8 that was hand painted by Alexander Calder, an extremely colourful aircraft. It was unveiled at the Paris airshow in 1973. Calder reputedly only finished painting it hours before it was unveiled.</i> The DC-8 itself was not hand-painted by Calder. Calder painted a model and the ...

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