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by Dreamflight767
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago spent billions and possible broken promises on O'Hare Airport's expansion plan?
Replies: 22
Views: 5218

Re: Chicago spent billions and possible broken promises on O'Hare Airport's expansion plan?

What makes it all worse is that the corruption is a known issue with lots of evidence but it never gets fixed and nobody has to answer for it.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results
Replies: 65
Views: 7946

Re: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results

I'll also throw-in (w/ out trying to go too far off topic), I feel OR has taken a back seat to AS overall growth plan; they've been "distracted" by activities in SEA and CA. So now with DL and SY growing at PDX and I believe UA and AA have grown very strong in other OR markets, AS is maybe...

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results
Replies: 65
Views: 7946

Re: Alaska Airlines 2nd quarter financial results

kunta67 wrote:
Interesting comment is they’re going to vigorously defend Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. I wonder if they’re going to add more flights from Portland again.


Maybe they are worried about SY. At first I didn't think they were going to take much action.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tanzania A220-300 on DAR-BOM (2500 nm)
Replies: 30
Views: 5237

Re: Air Tanzania A220-300 on DAR-BOM (2500 nm)

Wow. I much more interested in the logistics of the flight but it switched to long haul on narrowbody. Thanks A.net for your downward spiral.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 to start FAR-PHX
Replies: 18
Views: 1898

Re: F9 to start FAR-PHX

Ishrion wrote:
Dreamflight767 wrote:
Won't be surprised if DL & AA join in, if not already - can't remember and too busy to check google.


AA doesn't currently operate FAR-PHX.

Why would DL join in?


ND is DL territory.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 to start FAR-PHX
Replies: 18
Views: 1898

Re: F9 to start FAR-PHX

Won't be surprised if DL & AA join in, if not already - can't remember and too busy to check google.

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by Dreamflight767
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23195

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

I don't need KL to tell me to travel by air less. TSA, Delays, Crappy service, Nickle and dimming, Overly complicated fare structures, Rude crews, Freaky a$$ PAX, Overly crowded airports has done the trick for me. Oil, auto, and any other car related company will ensure that ground based public tran...

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by Dreamflight767
Wed May 29, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Systemwide Outage
Replies: 4
Views: 1669

Re: AC Systemwide Outage

Thanks for the heads-up!

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by Dreamflight767
Sun May 26, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

-You can't believe for one split second DL would rather fly PDX-HND-PDX opposed SEA-HND-SEA. DL threw PDX in there because they knew its chances were much stronger. Again, its strategy about occupying a slot a competitor now cannot use/have. It's NOT about giving PDX "love", growing PDX i...

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by Dreamflight767
Sun May 26, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Honestly, I would argue DL doesn't give a sh!t about PDX. Sure they probably make a little bonus cash & yes, they have history at PDX too but they would much rather allocate their resources elsewhere. Their PDX network is just enough to fend off/keep competition in check. PDX helps them either ...

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by Dreamflight767
Fri May 24, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Honestly, I would argue DL doesn't give a sh!t about PDX. Sure they probably make a little bonus cash & yes, they have history at PDX too but they would much rather allocate their resources elsewhere. Their PDX network is just enough to fend off/keep competition in check. PDX helps them either l...

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by Dreamflight767
Thu May 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19475

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

Ewww.

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by Dreamflight767
Thu May 16, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Air Cargo Logo
Replies: 7
Views: 1716

Re: Aloha Air Cargo Logo

wjcandee wrote:
It's a stylized version of the original Aloha Airlines tail art..


Really? I'm just not seeing it.

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by Dreamflight767
Thu May 16, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Air Cargo Logo
Replies: 7
Views: 1716

Aloha Air Cargo Logo

Hello: Could someone be so kind as to please tell me what the logo on Aloha Air Cargo aircraft tails represents or is a depiction of. https://www.airliners.net/photo/Aloha-Air-Cargo/Boeing-767-323-ER-BDSF/4748555?qsp=eJwtjDEOwkAMBP/imgaQSJQOPgAFH7B8KzjpSE62C6Iof49zSre7o52FZBodf3/PFTSQgVW%2BdKLKyj%2B...

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by Dreamflight767
Mon May 06, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142279

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

If it's true that all electronics failed, how did the transponder keep transmitting data and the 76/7700 squawk. FR24 clearly has the aircraft's flight path and ALT/speed read-out.

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by Dreamflight767
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

To put it simply, the Port of Portland is a mafia; they have control and they know it. To make matters worse, Washington County nor the City of Hillsboro want any expenses, responsibility, more over liability of operating the airport. HIO to the Port is an ugly, annoying, black sheep, expensive, ha...

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by Dreamflight767
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Just saw this announcement the other day...JetSuiteX service from OAK to BFI (Seattle Boeing Field). https://www.jetsuitex.com/ I know that many of us have discussed the merits of the Hillsboro Airport and the possibility (albeit a long-shot) at offering passenger service and to serve the ever grow...

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Judge: FR has to fire 8 pilots and pay them millions in damage
Replies: 93
Views: 15655

Re: Judge: FR has to fire 8 pilots and pay them millions in damage

SierraPacific wrote:
I think Emirates or a Chinese airline just got 8 new pilots


I thought pilots from EK and Chinese carriers were leaving to go to FR.

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1
Replies: 44
Views: 4973

Re: JetSuiteX to Launch OAK-BFI on July 1

Wonder if they would consider HIO. If anything, I'm sure they'd go to SLE though. Shucks.

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines in huge financial trouble
Replies: 140
Views: 44593

Re: Asiana Airlines in huge financial trouble

I recently attempted to book a trip with them. Their website is dreadful and when I called to speak with someone, the attitude of the Rep. was horrible. I booked with KE. So, there might be a good place for OZ to improve.

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by Dreamflight767
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

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by Dreamflight767
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20689

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

Someone remind me again of the difference between "ULCC" and DL, UA, AA, etc.

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by Dreamflight767
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 680
Views: 170919

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Does anyone know why the taxing takes so much time? Is it because the runway is further away from the gates or are the roads not finished yet? Funny you asked that. I was looking at Google Earth a few days ago and was shocked to see the airport layout. I know there is room for up to 6 RWYs, but for...

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 680
Views: 170919

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Does anyone know why the taxing takes so much time? Is it because the runway is further away from the gates or are the roads not finished yet? Funny you asked that. I was looking at Google Earth a few days ago and was shocked to see the airport layout. I know there is room for up to 6 RWYs, but for...

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by Dreamflight767
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718188

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Here is Boeing's statement on the investigation preliminary report http://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max/737-max-update.page#/statement Basically they are going to try to make an unsafe plane safer Absolutely agree! If ANY system requires this many amendments/tweaks/changes/revisions or whatever,...

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by Dreamflight767
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718188

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Boeing culture and management changed with the merger in 1997, this is well known. But the company itself has a long history of gotchas and indifference. For over a decade after entering service the 737-200 had a reputation for unpredictable, vicious pitch-up and roll-off on take-off when icing for...

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair to Use 757s on KEF-SFO
Replies: 28
Views: 7109

Re: Icelandair to Use 757s on KEF-SFO

Not sure what this means. Either SFO is doing pretty crappy for them since it only needs a 757 (& I'm sure it will have to be weight restricted) or, the 757 is an amazing airplane to fly all that way with that much of a load. No wonder FI is having such heartburn letting those 757s go.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 723
Views: 92815

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

ANA cargo did their test flight to PDX last night. Left this morning for ORD. They are not using their aircraft they subbed it out to Western Global N344KD. This was ANA testing PDX operations and see if they want to start cargo service here. Their corporate people have visited PDX 6 or 7 times rev...

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 718188

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/failed-certification-faa-missed-safety-issues-in-the-737-max-system-implicated-in-the-lion-air-crash/ I'm wondering if we're making too much hay out of the FAA offloading some of the work to Boeing, or at least the causal relationship. In my wo...

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Further expansion opportunities for HA in the contiguous U.S. and Alaska - 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5217

Re: Further expansion opportunities for HA in the contiguous U.S. and Alaska - 2019

This is why I thought they should of gone for VX. They could of used the smaller 'buses to feed a mini-hub at LAX from cities mentioned above. The smaller 'buses could have also been deployed on some of the smaller west coast markets to HI beating WN.

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387202

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Just read a Business Insider report. Per NTSB Pilot Error - CFIT.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Moves to Reduce Weather Delays at US Airports
Replies: 17
Views: 5015

Re: FAA Moves to Reduce Weather Delays at US Airports

These people are all filled with crap (FAA, airlines, airport operations, airport operators). You can reduce your in-trail spacing down to 10 feet if you want. But what the hell does it make a difference if first airplane needs space to slow and vacate the RWY? Or wake turbulence issues/separation, ...

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by Dreamflight767
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair negotiating with Boeing and Airbus for a 757 replacement
Replies: 123
Views: 23650

Re: Icelandair negotiating with Boeing and Airbus for a 757 replacement

I read another article not too long ago about FI's A/C situation. It basically said FI is trying to keep their 757s as long as possible since, at time, there is no ideal replacement. They need the range and lift for their US west coast/Alaska OPS with space for the fish (cargo) they move. The 737 MA...

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by Dreamflight767
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47822

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

Although not a scheduled flight, I was curious if the HNL-DAL was the longest leg (flight) ever flown by WN. FlightAware shows it as 6:40.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest paid for FAA inspectors during shutdown
Replies: 52
Views: 9528

Re: Southwest paid for FAA inspectors during shutdown

Why didn't WN pay TSA and Controller salaries who were (are) required to work during shutdown?

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest paid for FAA inspectors during shutdown
Replies: 52
Views: 9528

Re: Southwest paid for FAA inspectors during shutdown

The real question is... Since the inspectors are getting back pay, will they have to give the $ they earned from WN back? Only employees who actually *worked* during the shut down get paid. Those who were laid off/furloughed, called out sick, out on leave (medical, FMLA, vacation) get nada. Sorry, ...

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest paid for FAA inspectors during shutdown
Replies: 52
Views: 9528

Re: Southwest paid for FAA inspectors during shutdown

The real question is...
Since the inspectors are getting back pay, will they have to give the $ they earned from WN back?

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by Dreamflight767
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA FAIL at ATL: Delta Passenger Boards Flight With Gun
Replies: 63
Views: 8059

Re: TSA FAIL at ATL: Delta Passenger Boards Flight With Gun

I read an article that quoted the TSA saying the government shut down played no role in allowing this event to occur. In other words, the TSA just admitted they are always that sh!tty.

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by Dreamflight767
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131723

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

I still can't believe all the adds UA has but they can't make PDX-LAX work.

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by Dreamflight767
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK To Hire 1000 Pilots and 1600 Cabin Crew in 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 4380

Re: TK To Hire 1000 Pilots and 1600 Cabin Crew in 2019

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Aren't these numbers a bit excessive for adding just 1 77F?

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Group network changes; Silk xfer 17 routes and 737NGs to Scoot; drops HNL service
Replies: 48
Views: 9338

Re: SIA Group network changes; Silk xfer 17 routes and 737NGs to Scoot; drops HNL service

EmoticonsAllDay wrote:
Dreamflight767 wrote:
I thought Scoot and Silk were going to be combined to the SQ brand.


Only SilkAir will be absorbed into SIA for unifying the brand as it is an underwhelming product and SIA wants to deliver consistency across its services. Scoot will continue to be the budget arm of SIA.


Thank you.

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will BA offer HNL service?
Replies: 56
Views: 8711

Re: Will BA offer HNL service?

If I had to put $ on it, I'd guess DY or FI using WW to HA.

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 968
Views: 156671

Re: Icelandair taking over WOW

I can't help but wonder if FI will use WW like a Tango, Level, or Eurowings. Maybe keep the FI brand on year-around, high stake markets and use WW for seasonal and newer markets. Maybe expand into Mexico, Caribbean, and South America...maybe Hawaii.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131723

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VDA1209
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MFR spotters! VDA1209 shows en route from PAE.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VDA1209

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Traffic Control, Fuel Levels, and Diversions
Replies: 6
Views: 749

Re: Air Traffic Control, Fuel Levels, and Diversions

EVERY morning a conference call is held lead by FAA headquarters in DC. All the Traffic Management Units, airline representatives (usually dispatch), some neighboring ATC facilities (Canada & Mexico) participate. A general game plan for the day is laid out based on forecasted weather and known ...

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131723

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Amazing. Thank you.

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131723

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Someone please take a pic of the 727 @ PDX.

Thanks

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by Dreamflight767
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.
Replies: 39
Views: 6509

Re: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.

BA has service to PHX, not SLC. They have all the contracts and services in place to serve.

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by Dreamflight767
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Lockheed get back into Civil Aviation
Replies: 44
Views: 4804

Re: Should Lockheed get back into Civil Aviation

Nope. They are too busy "winning" government contracts to over charge the American tax payers for crap that doesn't work.

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