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by selcalcheckok
Sat Feb 01, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Perimeter Rule During The Super Bowl
Replies: 9
Views: 5826

RE: LGA Perimeter Rule During The Super Bowl

I don't see where he says that it isn't exempt from the perimeter rule. In my opinion, as a New York city resident, the only desire to have transcons from <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> is to possibly be on a bigger plane when waiting an hour for ta...

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by selcalcheckok
Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened With WN At MDW On Jan 2, 2014?
Replies: 44
Views: 18056

RE: What Happened With WN At MDW On Jan 2, 2014?

Fact is that <acronym title="Air Namibia">SW</acronym> ramp starts off 2 ramp agents to marshall in each flight, and ends the flight with 2 ramp agents pushing the aircraft out. What none of these posts mention is the fact that during each turn a bag runner, additional assists and a supervisor help ...

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by selcalcheckok
Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JFK-SJU-STT And Back On AA
Replies: 7
Views: 14973

RE: JFK-SJU-STT And Back On AA

Three flights daily between <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico AND San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU...

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JFK-SJU-STT And Back On AA
Replies: 7
Views: 14973

RE: JFK-SJU-STT And Back On AA

I just did this trip at the end of February in business. AAL1639 down to <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico AND San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> is old business class, and AAL1692 is the new one. The n...

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by selcalcheckok
Mon Jun 11, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Is Testing IFE On Super80s Again
Replies: 33
Views: 8689

RE: AA Is Testing IFE On Super80s Again

How many will be available each flight?

How much will this affect weight on the aircraft?

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Wants To Open Intercontinental From STR,HAM,DUS
Replies: 66
Views: 12059

RE: LH Wants To Open Intercontinental From STR,HAM,DUS

It has always struck me odd that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> has never went ahead with a NYC-<acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym> service in recent years. If they have before I can remember, what happened on this route that they gave up, or why ha...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Hire Air Traffic Controller Clause?
Replies: 47
Views: 5496

RE: New Hire Air Traffic Controller Clause?

I was on the waiting list for 3 years and finally my paperwork has begun. Unfortunately it doesnt make sense financially to go ahead with this career. Ive always agreed that the previous salary was amazing and that if they needed to cut it due to whatever government issues there were that it would b...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Sep 28, 2006 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS-FRA-JNB With LH J/cl - Awful
Replies: 7
Views: 4982

RE: AMS-FRA-JNB With LH J/cl - Awful

I have experienced nothing but the finest in all classes throughout the world.

aircraft interiors are being replaced, sometimes just not quick enough.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Jul 26, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue First Class, Where Are You?
Replies: 202
Views: 11555

RE: JetBlue First Class, Where Are You?

Spirit has an affordable business class service. You really just pay for the seat and free drinks. I could see Jetblue doing something like they do. But if they did I think Jetblue's concept would be totally reversed. * Even though they are not really that cheap anymore anyway....

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA F JFK-SFO... Amazing!
Replies: 50
Views: 26048

RE: AA F JFK-SFO... Amazing!

It is wrong to cast an opinion over a whole airline because service was bad on a flight. There are hundreds of flights a day, all with different crews, moods, attitudes.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Mar 28, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-87's Can Fly Transatlantic?
Replies: 27
Views: 12164

MD-87's Can Fly Transatlantic?

I had an air comet md-87 few months back going from bda to santa maria.. was pretty cool or at least i thought it was interesting.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Jan 17, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Rage Grounds 200 Passengers
Replies: 32
Views: 9372

RE: Air Rage Grounds 200 Passengers

flt was cleared to sfb then asked to go to mco which he was given. Last clearance he had was to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>, is it confirmed that he landed in <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford International (Central Florida Regional) (SF...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines 1500+ Miles Out Of LGA?
Replies: 22
Views: 4632

RE: Which Airlines 1500+ Miles Out Of LGA?

Uh someone said US flew <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> to <acronym title="Oranjestad - Reina Beatrix (AUA / TNCA), Aruba">AUA</acronym> and <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> just wonde...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More One Demolition For The New York History
Replies: 48
Views: 10209

RE: More One Demolition For The New York History

I think that <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> has had great history at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New Yor...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines 1500+ Miles Out Of LGA?
Replies: 22
Views: 4632

RE: Which Airlines 1500+ Miles Out Of LGA?

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by selcalcheckok
Sat Nov 19, 2005 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways PHL-MUC Stopped At Gander Today - Why?
Replies: 12
Views: 7633

RE: US Airways PHL-MUC Stopped At Gander Today - Why?

A 58 y/o male had a seizure on the flt and diverted.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Sat Nov 19, 2005 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F-WWDD In FRA: Photos
Replies: 19
Views: 4702

RE: F-WWDD In FRA: Photos

I believe they closed the terminal deck for that. Wouldnt it have been pretty good PR to keep that open and just have tight security? Looks like that would have been a super view.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Sun Sep 04, 2005 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yet More Problems For Excel Airways...
Replies: 8
Views: 3139

RE: Yet More Problems For Excel Airways...

Right engine oil filter problem....had to shut it down and returned to MDPP

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Jul 27, 2005 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Flight Suffers Severe Turbulence
Replies: 34
Views: 14534

RE: Virgin Flight Suffers Severe Turbulence

flt reported severe turb...between fixes cobbl and mille which is at 25n75w,
tc franklin is now at 33nand67w, but he was issued 2 sigmets later on down the road

sorry i shouldnt have implied that it was franklin related, it was just carribean convection related.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Jul 27, 2005 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Flight Suffers Severe Turbulence
Replies: 34
Views: 14534

RE: Virgin Flight Suffers Severe Turbulence

no serious injuries

Tropical Cyclone Franklin is in the area as were a bunch of thunderstorms

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Jul 20, 2005 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Coming To TPA?
Replies: 21
Views: 4318

RE: LH Coming To TPA?

It is in the works to go to TPA.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Sat Apr 23, 2005 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Talking To Other Pilots While Flying
Replies: 46
Views: 16416

RE: Pilots Talking To Other Pilots While Flying

FYI, <acronym title="Hapag-Lloyd (Germany)">HF</acronym> is NOT avoided at all costs (yet) even flights that we work that are CPDLC still request higher over the <acronym title="Hapag-Lloyd (Germany)">HF</acronym>. The VHF air to air is 123.45. And 99 percent of the time there is no chit chat over t...

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Apr 19, 2005 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central FL Planespotters - Have You Seen This One?
Replies: 4
Views: 3544

RE: Central FL Planespotters - Have You Seen This One?

I believe we have worked a few Polet flights that are AN-124s into MCO and MIA.

CK

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Mar 17, 2005 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Need Of A US Premium Airline!
Replies: 74
Views: 8135

RE: The Need Of A US Premium Airline!

I am no English Major, but have you seen the primaris website? For an airline looking to make a major dent in the state of commercial travel, their website seems plain, with alot of grammatical errors. It seems that america today is happy with the way things are. They can pay 130 dollars and go to f...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Mar 10, 2005 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERAU Opinions?
Replies: 23
Views: 4227

RE: Erau Opinions?

ERAU is a great place to go to school. I went to the Daytona Campus, and feel very privileged to have attended. It is a great education and the weather is bearable all year round for flight training.

CK

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by selcalcheckok
Sun Feb 27, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express On Its Way To HNL
Replies: 22
Views: 7354

RE: Air India Express On Its Way To HNL

What do you do with the selcal info...

CK

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by selcalcheckok
Sun Feb 27, 2005 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Catering And Training
Replies: 6
Views: 7433

RE: Airline Catering And Training

I did catering for <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. We had a huge warehouse full of everything that we served on board. The warehouse crew used to restock the carts ...

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by selcalcheckok
Mon Feb 14, 2005 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Searching For PBI-MCO Flights
Replies: 9
Views: 4512

RE: Searching For PBI-MCO Flights

I flew <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> from <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> to <acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym> a few years back, information useless...

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by selcalcheckok
Sat Feb 12, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Recline In Y Should Be Eliminated In US
Replies: 65
Views: 8247

RE: Seat Recline In Y Should Be Eliminated In US

doubt it would happen.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Recline In Y Should Be Eliminated In US
Replies: 65
Views: 8247

RE: Seat Recline In Y Should Be Eliminated In US

Unfortunately most can not recline in front of me, while I am a "larger" gentleman my knees against the back of the seat dont allow for it.

Usually they think their seat is broken, which is comedic in itself.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Feb 10, 2005 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Fly First Class Domestic?!?!
Replies: 42
Views: 7968

RE: Why Fly First Class Domestic?!?!

Getting back to the orginal posting, I think it all has to do with the routing. Ive been flying <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> first class for the past few months on my trips from <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title=...

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Word "Roger" In Aviation
Replies: 33
Views: 9831

RE: The Word "Roger" In Aviation

dont forget tree. 3

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Feb 03, 2005 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?
Replies: 85
Views: 16724

RE: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?

Its name backed up with a great education that is.

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by selcalcheckok
Thu Feb 03, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?
Replies: 85
Views: 16724

RE: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?

ERAU is reknowned for hiring into the regionals, only second to the military. Once again, its a vocational school. Its only for you if you want to fly, control, be a mechanic, or an engineer. Its business program is fine, but its the name that is recognized. It doesnt mean that all the other schools...

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Feb 02, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?
Replies: 85
Views: 16724

RE: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?

Wasted? I will admit that it is not as much fun as a school, lets say in Boston...but you make your own fun. But wasted is a horrifically off-base comment. It is a vocational school, of course there are not going to be that many liberal arts options ( the biggest hint is that the school is on the ai...

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa...the Worlds Greyest Airline
Replies: 95
Views: 15902

RE: Lufthansa...the Worlds Greyest Airline

in an opinion posting environment, the only "beef" I have is the smugness of the <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> bashers being intent on selling the airline as crap. This is a great opinion thread, but I do have problems with the fact that people are sold on the whole airline being...

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by selcalcheckok
Wed Feb 02, 2005 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?
Replies: 85
Views: 16724

RE: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?

bronco

where can i get that 1,2,3 info?

and what is WMU?

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Feb 01, 2005 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa...the Worlds Greyest Airline
Replies: 95
Views: 15902

RE: Lufthansa...the Worlds Greyest Airline

please fly another airline if you hate it so much, if you like it, im sure they welcome your business.

ck

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Feb 01, 2005 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?
Replies: 85
Views: 16724

RE: Best Aviation/Airline Colleges, Universities?

I am an Embry Riddle Alum, and I have had my gripes with the school, but in my opinion I am very glad I went there. If you are looking for a great school and decent weekends ERAU is the choice. UND or Purdue are good choices for a good school with great weekends.

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Feb 01, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Working For An Airline
Replies: 46
Views: 6216

RE: Working For An Airline

I worked for Jetblue for a few months as a provisioning agent. We were cross trained to work the ramp for overtime. While it is an awesome job if you love airplanes and airports, you could get stuck doing not so fun jobs. (but i suppose thats the point of working) <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (US...

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Feb 01, 2005 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa...the Worlds Greyest Airline
Replies: 95
Views: 15902

RE: Lufthansa...the Worlds Greyest Airline

OK heres the point. I think these discussions are supposed to be for discussing experiences and maybe an opinion about an airline. In this case for all <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> bashers out there, for you to believe that your 2 or 4 or even 100+ experiences were all bad means...

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Feb 01, 2005 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines In Frankfurt
Replies: 39
Views: 6898

RE: American Airlines In Frankfurt

Patrick,

Thanks for clarifying. Ill respond to your LH bashing in the LH bashing thread.

Chris

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by selcalcheckok
Tue Feb 01, 2005 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines In Frankfurt
Replies: 39
Views: 6898

RE: American Airlines In Frankfurt

Hi everyone, I've been reading you guys for over a year now, and have finally decided to join in the fun... I have to ask though...Sabena332 I didn't really understand the post regarding "such a sh*tty airline" can you explain? Because if <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> was a sh*tt...

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