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by airlineaddict
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 85
Views: 12696

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019

I’ve been following LAX/TBIT developments for over 15 years... what the LAWA board is doing is not new. 1. Before the new TBIT was constructed with the addition of TBIT West, LAWA spent $500+ million on renovating and rebuilding parts of the old TBIT concourses due to their congestion and condition....

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave
Replies: 157
Views: 13775

Re: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave

from the article: "The violations alleged in the lawsuit include filing disciplinary points against ground crew workers for each sick day used, not allowing employees to use the sick leave they had earned, and requiring medical documentation before city law said it was necessary." Re the ...

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by airlineaddict
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 17773

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

Well, certainly some solid numbers there for UA. Couple things stick out to me, that weren't really mentioned yet. * The operation itself has really become much, much better. Greatly improved ontime and reliability. Fundamentals--run a good airline, be punctual, good things happen. * Someone correc...

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by airlineaddict
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 85
Views: 12696

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2019

Has there been any construction progress on the APM or CONRAC?

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by airlineaddict
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United drops GUM-HKG
Replies: 51
Views: 11160

Re: United drops GUM-HKG

CALMSP wrote:
I don't think the GUM based planes have E+ either. Unless that's changed since my GUM-NGO flight.


They should all have E+. They have been rotating planes in and out of GUM from the mainland more regularly.

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by airlineaddict
Wed May 29, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA stock hits a 3-year low
Replies: 101
Views: 10367

Re: AA stock hits a 3-year low

The ultimate coup would be to bring Kirby back as CEO.

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by airlineaddict
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will A220 fly to Hawaii?
Replies: 38
Views: 7803

Re: Will A220 fly to Hawaii?

If it happens, SNA - HNL/OGG/LIH, could be on the docket

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by airlineaddict
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta proposes MSP-PVG
Replies: 124
Views: 15841

Re: Delta proposes MSP-PVG

DOT did not approve the proposed alternative MSP-PVG service as proposed by DL and instead opted to grant AA its request for dormancy waiver for ORD-PEK & PVG services. DOT did leave the door open that it would reconsider alternative route proposals should AA not resume the service and if such ...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 706
Views: 111863

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread - 2019

JAL flying HND to MNL http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2019/02/japan-airlines-opens-haneda.html http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201809/004868.html?_ga=2.82229718.1114753324.1536247410-1688298120.1512383184/ The timing of the HND-MNL and return flight is very interesting. They are basically ...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 270
Views: 26206

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

This is really out of the box thinking for United. It basically allows for high value customers from smaller markets to receive better seats. Moreover, I’m sure many will be thrilled to not have to wait on the jetway for their bag while trying to make a connection. Lots of questions: - What is the i...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA 33 01Feb2019 Turned Back 3 times
Replies: 1
Views: 745

HA 33 01Feb2019 Turned Back 3 times

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/hawaii ... 019-02-02/
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HA 33 on 01Feb2018 took off from LAX and returned twice. A third departure occurred, but plane returned to gate and cancelled. Poor passengers.

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/hawaii ... 019-02-02/

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by airlineaddict
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL A333 MNL-LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 6438

Re: PAL A333 MNL-LAX

Neither FlightAware nor FlightRadar24 show this flight. Any other sources? Not a lot on the way between Los Angeles and Manila: https://i.postimg.cc/4Yh5Xd3S/Tech-Stop.jpg Not seeing any signs of It’s on FlightAware if you look at routes MNL-LAX on 2/2. According to FlightAware, PR 6113 departed MN...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47833

Re: WN and Hawaii.

WOW... why does anyone bother flying there then if it's so awful? Because it’s not the norm. Indeed not. I have top-tier rental car status (Hertz) and find Hawaii comparable to other beach destinations, which is different from high-volume heavily business travel (ATL or DFW) and also different from...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL A333 MNL-LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 6438

Re: PAL A333 MNL-LAX

mercure1 wrote:
Pit stop in HNL on way back like the old A340 days.


Or GUM

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by airlineaddict
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL A333 MNL-LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 6438

Re: PAL A333 MNL-LAX

That’s pretty awesome! What was the cause of the 300 on the route? I know QF took delivery of a 200 TLS-SYD! Pretty impressive ferry. Looks like PR 113 (LAX MNL) yesterday was cancelled. There’s an extra section today - PR 5113. Based on current scheduled flight times, looks like a technical stop i...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?
Replies: 43
Views: 11528

Re: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?

Have not heard that on 738 but definitely on 739. Many airlines have a stand they put under the tail before disembarking.

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by airlineaddict
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

PR going full steam ahead with North America Expansion for Summer 2019. LAX up to 17x week, all 77W. YYZ daily A359 replacing 77W. This is in addition to previously announced daily JFK and 2x daily SFO. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/281507/philippine-airlines-further-expands-nor...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

11 weeks after Xiamen Air Flight 8667 had a runway excursion at MNL, the 737-800 aircraft sits at the same spot it was left at with some type of grey wrap.

Any updates on the plans for the aircraft?

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by airlineaddict
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 368722

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

splitterz wrote:
A quick shout out to iahcsr, calpsafltskeds, CALTECH, and many others for their on going support of this thread. We all appreciate it.


Definitely agree with this. Thank you!

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by airlineaddict
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7C to launch NRT-TAE and NRT-GUM this fall
Replies: 14
Views: 2664

Re: 7C to launch NRT-TAE and NRT-GUM this fall

I'm baffled that as GUM being a budget destination for Japanese tourists, that none of the Japanese LCCs have started services to GUM. For decades Guam was a poor man’s Hawaii. It is a weekend getaway. But reality is that GUM is no longer as appealing among Japanese tourists. Guam has seen a drop i...

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by airlineaddict
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Xiamen Airlines 737-800 involved in runway excursion at MNL, left engine detatched from the aircraft
Replies: 97
Views: 17906

Re: Xiamen Airlines 737-800 involved involved in runway excursion at MNL, left engine detatched from the aircraft

Lots of great pics on the crash found here http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2018/08/xiamen-air-overruns-mnl-amids-heavy.html?m=1 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DkwclhcUcAAZVjk.jpg Assuming A359 #2 for PAL is now quietly parked away from the accident? Why am I not surprised by this question? :roll...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Domestic 777 Replacment
Replies: 103
Views: 15175

Re: UA Domestic 777 Replacment

The domestic 777 is a CASM monster which can transport a lot of people at a low price. I hate being the bearer of bad news but this isn’t really true. In terms of fuel, a domestic config 772 burns almost exactly the same fuel as TWO 739’s burn in total. [checkmark] And the 772 does not carry quite ...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters
Replies: 69
Views: 8378

Re: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters

deleted - point already discussed

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by airlineaddict
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL fires a Korean speaking gate agent for misconduct
Replies: 43
Views: 11789

Re: DL fires Korean speaking gate agents?..

According to the article, DL claims the agents violated ticketing and fare rules.

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by airlineaddict
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 368722

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The problem UA faces with the 777HDs on our HNL-GUM-HNL route is weight restrictions caused by the increase in cargo, passengers and bags. Many days this flight has 500, 530, 600 bags and of those 500+ bags at least 200 or more are heavy, 50 or more are excessively heavy. There is no other flight i...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 368722

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The problem UA faces with the 777HDs on our HNL-GUM-HNL route is weight restrictions caused by the increase in cargo, passengers and bags. Many days this flight has 500, 530, 600 bags and of those 500+ bags at least 200 or more are heavy, 50 or more are excessively heavy. There is no other flight i...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 368722

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

With the move of UA 772s to 10ab, what impact will that have on range? EWR-HKG,DEL,BOM come to mind.

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/24/2018:Level Suspends EWR-ORY; More Winter China Cuts; UA Bulks Up Central America Leisure
Replies: 23
Views: 7803

Re: OAG Changes 6/24/2018:Level Suspends EWR-ORY; More Winter China Cuts; UA Bulks Up Central America Leisure

More surprising to me are UA’s reductions of Asia flights from ORD to 6X per week. Can’t remember when NRT was reduced to less than daily.

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 102
Views: 19083

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

At the end of the article, area attractions are touted.

1. Gotta love how the article mentions Raging Waters (water park) in San Dimas as a draw. LOL!!

2. 40 minutes to South Coast Plaza is a stretch too.

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by airlineaddict
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 177
Views: 21726

Re: Woman fined $500 for saving Delta snack

Huh? She's got Global Entry, that means she completes an electronic form on arrival at a machine. She couldn't have used a paper form in conjunction with Global Entry. If you're part of Global Entry, you presumably travel often enough to know what the machine asks for (*any* food items). A user is ...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

New terminal assignments for airlines using NAIA have been announced for implementation by August 31, 2018..... https://www.facebook.com/PTVph/videos/2076062075787785/?hc_ref=ARRdo72NbrmRXpiA-L0YDkwRTDbDiL6qypy84GHy1cwsYOVlB0wPBhhBy03eDkAJWKk Terminal 1 : Thai Airways Japan Airlines Saudia Airlines...

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by airlineaddict
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Some nice, new interior photos of MCIA T2 from SkyscraperCity ..... :cheerful: ..... And now for the remaining work before the drop-dead date..... https://scontent.fruh4-4.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29177014_1606780782702809_7745803956333198443_n.jpg?oh=c71c1291f71555c4710fe7c7366cb129&oe=5B3D5980 ...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

idp5601 wrote:
Renders for the Megawide-GMR NAIA proposal is out!


Have to agree that is impressive! Only thing I noticed was that the shorter runway does not have rapid exit taxiways.

Other than that, looks very modern!

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by airlineaddict
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 delivery problems force HA flight cancellations
Replies: 65
Views: 9697

Re: Trouble in Paradise: HA cancels A321 flights due to PW engine problems

Misleading title, the cancellations aren't because of technical issue with their aircraft. Rather Airbus/PW aren't delivering new aircraft/engines currently. Not exactly. The article states that HA “... has at least one A321neo in its fleet affected by the engine issue, according to CNN .” My wife ...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

I posted this question on the now locked thread about DL ending service to Koror, Palau and Saipan from NRT: how long will the NRT-MNL flights on DL last? Maybe the flight is right sized now with the use of the 767-300? Anyone have insights on how the flights are performing? Must admit one 767-300 i...

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by airlineaddict
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to end NRT-ROR and SPN
Replies: 55
Views: 7977

Re: DL to end NRT-ROR and SPN

I find it interesting that DL has maintained the NRT MNL flight. Is it just a matter of time?

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by airlineaddict
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 90039

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Analyst questions UA's moves from the Motley Fool investing services. https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/01/27/united-airlines-doubles-down-on-its-dubious-growth.aspx The author, Adam Levine-Weinberg, has never written a positive article on United. Moreover, he's a DL shareholder. "Adam Levin...

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by airlineaddict
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 90039

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Themotionman wrote:
If United was to add a destination in south-east Asia. What are everyone's bets on what city would be first?


That’s tough... NH is a great connecting partner via NRT to SE Asia. Would UA rather use the aircraft on LAX - HKG or SFO - MEL?

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by airlineaddict
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109453

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

No worry. If every other option dims, I guess PR would just let this soldier on there for a little bit longer..... :sigh: ..... 4771503 .....it being the most derided plane in the fleet notwithstanding! :yuck: :frown: Just saw that the A340 is scheduled for the morning LAX MNL flight in late March....

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by airlineaddict
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 235
Views: 39464

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2017

Just departed out of Terminal 3 at MNL and noticed that DL is using a 763 to NRT. This has probably been in effect for awhile, but such a huge capacity drop from years of 744 service. I remember the good ol’ days when NW ran two 747s to MNL daily

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:57 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 214812

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Was paying annual. Glad I didn't buy lifetime First Class membership

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 214812

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Just looked at my last charge and saw it was at the start of 2015. My bad.

All that said, really disappointed with the change in philosophy about paid memberships. C'est la vie.

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:43 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 214812

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

As soon as the way back machine is back up I am checking the terms as I distinctly remember that the legal system said that the site would forever be ad-free for first class members. Taking membership options away or not renewing as a president does not infer waiver of the clause btw. Sandyb123 Sai...

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by airlineaddict
Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 214812

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

blueangel5 wrote:
Not happy at all about seeing ads in forum view.


As a First Class member, I agree. Why should I pay annual fees?

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by airlineaddict
Sat May 28, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time to get from landing to gate - LAX the worst
Replies: 70
Views: 15324

Time to get from landing to gate - LAX the worst

With some gates requiring a tow in, I can understand why <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> is near the bottom. I agree that taxi times at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>...

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by airlineaddict
Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does A Christian Airline Exist?
Replies: 130
Views: 18612

Does A Christian Airline Exist?

I know all of Philippine Airlines new plane types are blessed (sprinkled with holy water) by a Catholic priest.

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by airlineaddict
Sun Feb 21, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation 2016
Replies: 152
Views: 27137

RE: Philippine Aviation 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/Devilfish" class="quote" target="_blank">Devilfish</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>Unless they could acquire some expansi...

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by airlineaddict
Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation 2016
Replies: 152
Views: 27137

RE: Philippine Aviation 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/Devilfish" class="quote" target="_blank">Devilfish</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>There's an image on the web of an airp...

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by airlineaddict
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation 2016
Replies: 152
Views: 27137

RE: Philippine Aviation 2016

Anyone have any renderings of the proposed positioning of an airport at Laguna Lake looks like? Last time I drove by there (over 5 years ago) there was a lot of fishing activity (fish farms)?

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