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by stlgph
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2752

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

d-e-s-p-i-c-a-b-l-e

I'm sure Ms. Feinstein can spell, especially her own name, which is D-i-a-n-n-e.

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by stlgph
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1056
Views: 77899

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

No complaints about Delta Connection CRJ7/9 here. I've found it to be comfortable and usually get a movie in on the Delta studio on my phone.

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by stlgph
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2 Hr connection in WAW, is that enough?
Replies: 6
Views: 425

Re: 2 Hr connection in WAW, is that enough?

I'd look and see when some of the other flights are coming in. I've come in from JFK on the 787, arriving roughly at the same time as the LOT flight from Chicago, Toronto, and a Qatar Airways from Doha. It was a good hour to get through passport control and then a second security check with the crow...

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by stlgph
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If DUB & EI transatlantic was to massively expand?
Replies: 6
Views: 303

Re: If DUB & EI transatlantic was to massively expand?

Probably everywhere they dont now.

What a concept.

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by stlgph
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

fedex1 wrote:
Why would Delta go daily in April? Wasn’t it suppose to start daily in May or end of May?


Easter
2nd quarter business travel
Spring leisure travel

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by stlgph
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SY Looking For Larger HQ.
Replies: 9
Views: 1820

Re: SY Looking For Larger HQ.

gee, growing company ...needs more space for office operations. What a concept.

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by stlgph
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 173
Views: 9717

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

If it is MSP, I just don’t see how it will work. Also, with DL always defending their fortress hubs, expect them to announce MSP-DUB. There is no way Delta will let EI succeed on the route. I think you are confusing your statement with Northwest Airlines. They would have defended MSP to the bitter ...

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by stlgph
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct AC/DC song
Replies: 21
Views: 511

Re: The correct AC/DC song

nothing stops a room quite like You Shook Me All Night Long

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by stlgph
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR and CLE, CVG, DTW and STL
Replies: 5
Views: 1961

Re: WOW AIR and CLE, CVG, DTW and STL

It gets cold in the winter in Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and St. Louis.
People here are more inclined to travel to warmer weather destinations.

As I posted in the thread about Cleveland/WW/FI: this isn't a hard concept to figure out.

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by stlgph
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1047
Views: 102819

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

It still surprises me how long it took FI to return to ORD. I know there was some talk on here that they wanted certain times and that was the issue but it certainly seems like a route that’s producing good results. That was the issue. Not sure who or what eventually moved to let things go in their...

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by stlgph
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Norwegian Air suffixed by “Shuttle”?
Replies: 28
Views: 4786

Re: Why is Norwegian Air suffixed by “Shuttle”?

Yes, it's hard to figure out. I mean, why research something? That's like ....so...library-like.

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by stlgph
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WW and FI Both Suspend Cleveland
Replies: 84
Views: 8633

Re: WW and FI Both Suspend Cleveland

I dunno, but if I'm in Cleveland in the winter, I most likely will want to travel someplace....where it isnt winter.

Not that difficult to figure this one.

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pan-Am Airlines If They Were Still Around Today?
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: Pan-Am Airlines If They Were Still Around Today?

the font is in a striking, fabulous Lucida Handwriting in honor of today's modern, working woman.

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1056
Views: 77899

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I know it's been discussed, but I'm lazy and not going digging for it. How many gates lead into customs?

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

No boost to Ft Lauderdale? that's interesting. LF was 85% last March at 3x daily, so no need to add too much more capacity Is a little interesting given the possible cruise business, but then again Ft Myers has more retirement homes/condos and Orlando/Tampa have the amusement parks, so perhaps the ...

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

No boost to Ft Lauderdale? that's interesting.

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by stlgph
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish Airlines to Miami
Replies: 26
Views: 4970

Re: LOT Polish Airlines to Miami

I believe LOT was flying in seasonally on a "charter" basis.

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by stlgph
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?
Replies: 37
Views: 4022

Re: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?

masseybrown wrote:
enilria wrote:
I don't know who it is, but I agree it is a corporate contract


My bet would be on United Technologies.


Actually, it's Eaton.

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

that was for you. :P

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I decided to look some things up. Here's what WN currently does out of BOS, LGA, and EWR. (Medium markets will be bolded) BOS: ATL, AUS , BWI, MDW, CMH , DAL, DEN, HOU, IND, MCI , MKE , BNA , STL . Seasonal: MSY, MCO, TPA. LGA: ATL, MDW, DAL, DEN, HOU, MCI , MKE , BNA , MSY (future route), MCO (fut...

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I wonder if IND will get any LUV from Southwest Thursday Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk If WN wants anything new during Spring Break, now is the time. Still waiting for IND-BNA. Possibly IND-BNA and reinstating IND-SAN earlier or daily on IND-AUS, but I think they are just about tapped out fr...

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming WN schedule extension on 8/30
Replies: 177
Views: 14667

Re: Upcoming WN schedule extension on 8/30

Here's hoping for that long awaited Spokane - Corpus Christi. Absolutely unbelievable this hasn't been added. Even though ATL is currently the only destination that WN serves nonstop from RIC, WN could add RIC-MDW nonstop service. RIC is in a big enough market to support nonstop service to MDW on WN...

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct 90's grunge band?
Replies: 28
Views: 652

Re: The Correct 90's grunge band?

No, bands/groups/singers of *all* genres tour together because people feel they get more value spending $100+ on tickets to see 2 names on the same night. There were plenty of double pairings on the road this summer across all genres Poison/Cheap Trick Journey/Def Leppard Rod Stewart/Cyndi Lauper Br...

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by stlgph
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is CVG used for the Cincinnati airport code?
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Re: Why is CVG used for the Cincinnati airport code?

Covington was willing to step up and play ball to build a new airport while Cincinnati drug its feet in the mud. Lunken Field at the time was prone to flooding.

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by stlgph
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rename PHX
Replies: 53
Views: 4435

Re: Rename PHX

stl07 wrote:
McCain is one of the only politicians who respects the opinions of both sides, a pretty big accomplishment. Problem is LAS is too close and too familiar sounding. Why not just give him a terminal?


Uh.....that would have nothing to do with it.

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA livery if they were around today?
Replies: 28
Views: 2854

Re: TWA livery if they were around today?

it's a big, pretty, white plane with red stripes, curtains in the window, and wheels, and it looks like a big Tylenol.

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Many companies have successfully set up shop in Boston on a small, medium, and large scale. Boston and Massachusetts can find the needed incentives, they offer the transportation, educational, life quality, and cultural atmosphere Amazon is looking for. Rising crime in Indianapolis and the 2019 NRA...

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Many companies have successfully set up shop in Boston on a small, medium, and large scale. Boston and Massachusetts can find the needed incentives, they offer the transportation, educational, life quality, and cultural atmosphere Amazon is looking for. Rising crime in Indianapolis and the 2019 NRA ...

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1794
Views: 106897

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Never say never.

Boston snagged GE.

It's right in their wheelhouse of what they are looking for in terms of culture, educational value, and access to public transportation.

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAS trip.
Replies: 12
Views: 506

Re: LAS trip.

uh.....Celine?

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by stlgph
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston v. Philadelphia
Replies: 17
Views: 1852

Re: Boston v. Philadelphia

Newbiepilot wrote:
The per capital income in Boston is 50-75% higher than that of Philadelphia. Wealth means good jobs and more international travel demand


Too bad you left out the cost of living.

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by stlgph
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Switch to Contractor at MSP Becomes Disaster
Replies: 97
Views: 12080

Re: Sun Country Switch to Contractor at MSP Becomes Disaster

Why?
Business is business. This has happened many, many times before across many sectors. Competitors often become the best partners.

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Mirabel Once Again See Passenger Traffic?
Replies: 22
Views: 4105

Re: Could Mirabel Once Again See Passenger Traffic?

Mirabel would be the perfect alternative airport for the NYC region after A.net's closure of LGA and move of EWR into a bigger, better airfield.
Might be a little far for PHL though, but nothing that all the high speed rail coming next year can't handle.

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by stlgph
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Economy TATL options
Replies: 15
Views: 1126

Re: Economy TATL options

Based on what you wrote, above, I'd take American.

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by stlgph
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta open a CLT crew base?
Replies: 38
Views: 6234

Re: Will Delta open a CLT crew Base??

Man, be a helluva lot of fun to bid on those trips.

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by stlgph
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11628

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

Dude. No. Just no. As I said, it's a problem with GEOGRAPHY. Same reason why high speed rail in Connecticut isnt high speed rail. GEOGRAPHY. The land's GEOGRAPHY does not allow for the engineering required for high speed rail. I've worked in NYC media for years. I've covered every damn NJ Transit, ...

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by stlgph
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11628

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

Dude, you just. dont. get. it.

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by stlgph
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11628

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

Still not an option because of geography. Think "it is" all you want. You're wrong. It's not. End of story. Again, the only reason it's not an option is because you don't want it to be an option. Look at what they did at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport for example, they've built two railways...

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11628

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

High speed on the rail that heads up to Stewart isn't an option because of physical geography. Same reason it won't happen in Connecticut. Never say it isn't an option, everything is possible! It might be a challenge, but I'm convinced it's possible. Just to make sure, I'm talking about the line th...

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11628

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

This won't happen. SWF can't even get linked by high speed rail and that would be a way cheaper reliever airport and a way easier high-speed rail line to build. Zero percent change of happening, too many reasons to even mention all of them. Have you seen how dense this area is, it would be billions...

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 11079

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

Seriously, people, *WHAT* high speed trains to a New York airport? Who will put them in?

Public transit in New York City is an absolute abortion and it's kind of amazing people haven't just started shooting up anything MTA related.

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by stlgph
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports not announcing service
Replies: 16
Views: 2830

Re: Airports not announcing service

ISP does not have its own dedicated team or even a dedicated person. Public relations and social media are handled through the Town of Isip's communications office.

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by stlgph
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is LOT Polish airlines as bad as the reviews on the web say
Replies: 14
Views: 862

Re: Is LOT Polish airlines as bad as the reviews on the web say

I've flown LOT three times to Europe through Warsaw. Not sure where you stand on things - but I highly recommend you look into buying the premium meal service. Unless you're just one of those who absolutely does not care about what you get on the plane and can deal with peanuts, then don't worry abo...

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by stlgph
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cities known mainly for Airports
Replies: 72
Views: 2993

Re: Cities known mainly for Airports

Atlanta? People...really? Get out from behind the computer more often. Wow.

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by stlgph
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1056
Views: 77899

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

It would be a shame if Aer Lingus can't get here because of performance. A 321/757 type of plane would be great for St. Louis.

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by stlgph
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1056
Views: 77899

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Unless I was drinking, I am pretty sure I think I made a comment of "while I don't see British Airways here, I could see Aer Lingus."
I've slept since then.

Ho hum :)

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by stlgph
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK planning to fly to EWR and CUN
Replies: 23
Views: 4366

Re: TK planning to fly to EWR and CUN

I can definitely see the need for a 4th daily flight into the NYC area. I see the A330-300 as most likely. When would it come in though? The JFK flights are pretty evenly spaced throughout the day. TK's business model appears to be based on frequency and right-sizing equipment. I could see one of t...

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