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by s4popo
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will WestJet fly its 787's?
Replies: 61
Views: 20316

Re: Where will WestJet fly its 787's?

I'm sure they can fill them up to FLL in the winter.

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by s4popo
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time for Three Engine Hybrid Aircraft?
Replies: 63
Views: 7813

Re: Is it time for Three Engine Hybrid Aircraft?

Just imagine, all cars being electric cars tomorrow. We would need hundredths of millions of charging stations. Not only for the private house / home owner. No, for every frickin' car. In the city centers, in front of social housings, skyscrapers, in parking garages. And even if we would build them...

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by s4popo
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA has bed bugs, and who else?
Replies: 23
Views: 6440

Re: BA has bed bugs, and who else?

In the decades I´ve spent flying on multiple airlines in multiple places I´ve never had a problem with bed bugs or lice. So this must be a rare ocurrence. I am sure airlines fumigate their aircraft when even the slightest suspicion of a problem with these critters is reported, After all, fumigation...

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by s4popo
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Icelandair make LGA work?
Replies: 32
Views: 4480

Re: Could Icelandair make LGA work?

https://www.kayak.com/direct/LGA/2017-09
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phluser wrote:
Denver is probably the longest destination out of LGA.


I think Bozeman is the longest flight out of LGA. Saturday only flight on DL (looks to be summer only.)

Next summer, SWA will have the longest flight to PHX (also Saturday only flight.)

https://www.kayak.com/direct/LGA/2017-09

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by s4popo
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there a database to find registrations for past flights?
Replies: 144
Views: 28190

Re: Is there a database to find registrations for past flights?

dumbell2424 wrote:
Are you sure you have the right day/airports?


Nope, I stand corrected. The flights I had looked up were for 2/10/2010 and not 2/20/2010

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by s4popo
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there a database to find registrations for past flights?
Replies: 144
Views: 28190

Re: Is there a database to find registrations for past flights?

I can't seem to get the acards search to work, I'm trying to find the reg on SWA flt 498 on feb 20 2010 Slc lax I'm not finding a flight 498 between SLC-LAX on that day. Here's what I see on the BTS website: flight 245: N366SW flight 312: N366SW flight 381: N663SW Are you sure you have the correct ...

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by s4popo
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there a database to find registrations for past flights?
Replies: 144
Views: 28190

Re: Is there a database to find registrations for past flights?

I just came across a couple of boarding passes from a middle school trip to DC. I would greatly appreciate it if anyone has the registration and aircraft type for the following flights:

4/29/1993: UA1239 MIA-DCA
5/3/1993: UA1259 DCA-MIA

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by s4popo
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Drops 77W on MIA-LAX
Replies: 123
Views: 18636

Re: AA Drops 77W on MIA-LAX

Unfortunately AA no longer needs to cycle widebodies between MIA and LAX, with no 787s flying to Miami and no 763s flying to LAX. It now shuffles widebodies via Dallas. MIADFW has 3 777s and 2 763s a day, IIRC. Is this for all days? I'm connecting in Dallas on October 21st, and couldn't find a sing...

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by s4popo
Mon May 15, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London
Replies: 47
Views: 9355

Re: Airlines that have flight 1 going to London

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/GFA1

Does anyone know why they changed this flight number?
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directorguy wrote:
Gulf Air operates GF2 which is LHR-BAH. The inbound BAH-LHR is GF3.
They do not have a GF1 but pretty close.
RJ111 is the daily AMM-LHR.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/GFA1

Does anyone know why they changed this flight number?

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by s4popo
Wed May 10, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute
Replies: 163
Views: 16433

Re: UA Agent Canceled His Reservation Because He Filmed Her in Bag Dispute

Did nobody watch the entire video? The man was removed from the terminal for being jntoxicated. Not sure why this is United's fault. Its seems most people would rather be outraged.. If there were more employees to run the front lines instead of the bare bones staffing on flight and at check in and ...

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by s4popo
Tue May 09, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS to start Stockholm - Miami
Replies: 24
Views: 5153

Re: SAS to start Stockholm - Miami

Does anyone know if SAS is getting significant connections onwards to Central and South America? I could see plenty of options with Copa and Avianca.

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by s4popo
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757 replacement using commonality design from the 787
Replies: 24
Views: 4940

Re: Narrow body 787

hOMSaR wrote:
Oh, good. I was going through 757-replacement-thread withdrawals since the last one was already a day or so ago.

In fact, I'm going through withdrawals again and need another hit. Quick! Someone start a new 757 replacement thread right away.

Awesome contribution! Next time, don't reply at all.

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by s4popo
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest International Airline Flight
Replies: 43
Views: 9719

Re: Shortest International Airline Flight

How about FLL-BIM (61 miles) and MIA-BIM (64 miles) on Silver Airways?

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by s4popo
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Opa-Locka: Any Previous Commercial Service or Possible Future Service?
Replies: 8
Views: 1114

Re: Miami Opa-Locka: Any Previous Commercial Service or Possible Future Service?

LGA sits 11 miles NE of JFK and 17 miles NW of EWR. So it's not about need so much as judging from a satellite view of OPF there appears to be room for a small, maybe 10 gate terminal. If the OPF administrators wanted to persue the commercial option to raise revenues, are the any legal obstructions...

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by s4popo
Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of US transcon nonstops
Replies: 25
Views: 6387

Re: SAN and Nevada

timz wrote:
San Diego: JFK in 1967, IAD in 1969, CLE on UA in 1978, ATL 1980, PIT 1986, EWR 10/87, CLT 1995-97, BOS 1997-98, BWI 2003, MCO by 2012, MIA in 2012-13.


For San Diego, I would add FLL as of 2016.

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by s4popo
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway Boards Adria Airways At LJU
Replies: 2
Views: 1127

RE: Stowaway Boards Adria Airways At LJU

Do you have a link to the story?

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by s4popo
Thu Jun 02, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Croatia Airlines To Open Regional Bases
Replies: 7
Views: 2832

RE: Croatia Airlines To Open Regional Bases

OU and <acronym title="Adria Airways (Slovenia)">JP</acronym> are nothing more than <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> feeders. The new <acronym title="Croatia Airlines">OU</acronym> bases will simply cannibalize their existing flights to <acronym title="Zagreb - Pleso (ZAG / LDZA), C...

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by s4popo
Mon May 16, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The US Ever Build A New Int'l Airport?
Replies: 148
Views: 25013

RE: Will The US Ever Build A New Int'l Airport?

I don't see <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> having issues to the point where a brand new airport would be needed. I'm sure the existing facilities can be expanded and/or optimized. What I do potentiall...

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by s4popo
Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 7
Replies: 215
Views: 21156

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 7

Is it time to lock this one and open part 8?

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by s4popo
Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 7
Replies: 215
Views: 21156

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 7

Does anyone know when the AN-124 is coming? Did I miss it already?

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by s4popo
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Writes Off $592mm Trapped In Venezuela
Replies: 43
Views: 18033

RE: American Writes Off $592mm Trapped In Venezuela

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/polot" class="quote" target="_blank">polot</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> It is in the form of Venezuelan Bolivars, whi...

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by s4popo
Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Security Incident At MIA Today
Replies: 16
Views: 3638

RE: Security Incident At MIA Today

I'm convinced that TSA is completely incompetent and useless!

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by s4popo
Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 5
Replies: 229
Views: 16398

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kaminari" class="quote" target="_blank">kaminari</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i>The company that owned that 727 was gi...

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by s4popo
Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Cities In EU Asked EK For Trans-Atlantic
Replies: 112
Views: 22011

RE: 10 Cities In EU Asked EK For Trans-Atlantic

My guess of possible cities involved are <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>, <acronym title="Budapest - Ferenc Liszt (Ferihegy) (BUD / LHBP), Hungary">BUD</acronym>, <acronym...

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by s4popo
Tue May 19, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country For Sale?
Replies: 69
Views: 12843

RE: Sun Country For Sale?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DiamondFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">DiamondFlyer</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>s4popo</i></font></td></tr></tab...

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by s4popo
Thu May 14, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country For Sale?
Replies: 69
Views: 12843

RE: Sun Country For Sale?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Why argue about what workers deserve...

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by s4popo
Wed May 13, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country For Sale?
Replies: 69
Views: 12843

RE: Sun Country For Sale?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Have you seen this happening and sin...

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by s4popo
Wed May 13, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4
Replies: 210
Views: 10076

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/727LOVER" class="quote" target="_blank">727LOVER</a> (<a href="#130" class="quote">Reply 130</a>):<br/><i>Is there A380 service currently or is ...

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by s4popo
Tue May 12, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country For Sale?
Replies: 69
Views: 12843

RE: Sun Country For Sale?

Let the market decide the appropriate wage. If the pilots aren't happy with their wage, then leave the company and find a better job. If the airline can't fill it's open positions, then they'll have to offer more money.

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by s4popo
Thu May 07, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines To Start MIA
Replies: 65
Views: 8596

RE: Turkish Airlines To Start MIA

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

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by s4popo
Mon May 04, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4
Replies: 210
Views: 10076

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skybird77" class="quote" target="_blank">skybird77</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Hopefully it will be finalized soon! U...

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by s4popo
Mon May 04, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline
Replies: 22
Views: 3856

RE: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VS11" class="quote" target="_blank">VS11</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> A lot of what you hav...

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by s4popo
Mon May 04, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline
Replies: 22
Views: 3856

RE: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AIR+MALTA" class="quote" target="_blank">AIR MALTA</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I will agre...

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by s4popo
Fri May 01, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline
Replies: 22
Views: 3856

RE: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline

This is the dumbest idea I've heard in a long time. There's absolutely zero need for transatlantic service from <acronym title="Skopje - Alexander the Great (Petrovec) (SKP / LWSK), Macedonia">SKP</acronym>. WizzAir has done a great job at increasing passenger numbers the last couple of years. I'm i...

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by s4popo
Fri Apr 24, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 3
Replies: 215
Views: 16221

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LPDAL" class="quote" target="_blank">LPDAL</a> (<a href="#188" class="quote">Reply 188</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> How is this relat...

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by s4popo
Tue Apr 21, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of AA In ATL?
Replies: 83
Views: 12274

RE: Future Of AA In ATL?

I don't think any airline will vacate T willingly. This may come down to lease contracts, and how much each airline is willing to pay once the current contracts expire.

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by s4popo
Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No JFK-Albania Service?
Replies: 59
Views: 13877

RE: Why No JFK-Albania Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TIA" class="quote" target="_blank">TIA</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Ok, riiighht. The rise of Wizzair is due to the su...

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by s4popo
Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No JFK-Albania Service?
Replies: 59
Views: 13877

RE: Why No JFK-Albania Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/<acronym title="Tirana - Rinas International (Mother Theresa) (TIA / LATI), Albania">TIA</acronym>" class="quote" target="_blank"><acronym title...

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by s4popo
Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Any Western Airline Buy The SSJ100?
Replies: 93
Views: 13982

RE: Will Any Western Airline Buy The SSJ100?

It's a shame MA went under. They had an order for 30 SSJ aircraft, and that could've opened up more opportunities within Europe.

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by s4popo
Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Spirit Move To MIA Updates?
Replies: 11
Views: 2640

RE: Any Spirit Move To MIA Updates?

I never believed the rumors. Personally, I think they leaked those rumors in an attempt to get a more favorable deal from FLL.

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by s4popo
Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor:TK To Start MIA-IST In First Half Of 2016.
Replies: 46
Views: 9811

RE: Rumor:TK To Start MIA-IST In First Half Of 2016.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Anrigu" class="quote" target="_blank">Anrigu</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>I started with them in SEP 2000 and I believ...

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by s4popo
Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Norway Might File For Bankruptcy Tomorrow (3/3)
Replies: 117
Views: 31266

RE: DY Norway Might File For Bankruptcy Tomorrow (3/3)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i> Outsourcing purely by reducing labo...

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by s4popo
Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't You Book Multi-city Flights With Avios?
Replies: 5
Views: 9735

RE: Why Can't You Book Multi-city Flights With Avios?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gabrielchew" class="quote" target="_blank">gabrielchew</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>The only benefit of booking these as...

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by s4popo
Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread Part 2
Replies: 209
Views: 19389

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread Part 2

Does anyone know if Jetairfly has local rights on the <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford International (Central Florida Regional) (SFB / KSFB), USA - Florida">SFB</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acrony...

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by s4popo
Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Outlines 787-9 Operations
Replies: 53
Views: 22865

RE: KLM Outlines 787-9 Operations

Is it possible they would give <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> a try with the 787? I know they've tried this route several times in the past, but maybe this is the right aircraft for the route. Or are ...

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by s4popo
Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Software Glitch: Tatl For USD 75
Replies: 199
Views: 17405

RE: UA Software Glitch: Tatl For USD 75

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lpdal" class="quote" target="_blank">lpdal</a> (<a href="#82" class="quote">Reply 82</a>):<br/><i>there is no option but to fly <acronym title="...

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by s4popo
Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Software Glitch: Tatl For USD 75
Replies: 199
Views: 17405

RE: UA Software Glitch: Tatl For USD 75

It's obviously a mistake fare and everyone that booked it knows so. However, the public in large has very little goodwill towards airlines. How does an individual feel when he has to miss a flight due to a medical/family/etc emergency? The airline's response - "sorry you bought a nonrefundable ticke...

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by s4popo
Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B1900 Crashes In Miami
Replies: 25
Views: 16011

RE: B1900 Crashes In Miami

Looks like this is the aircraft that went down. <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Servicio-Panamericano-de/Beech-1900C/1498508/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Servicio-Panamericano-de/Beech-1900C/1498508/M/" target="_blank"...

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