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by sulley
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Media: Boeing Dreamliner Production Problems Threaten The Aircraft's Safety, Former Quality Manager Warns
Replies: 74
Views: 13846

Re: Huge quality problems with 787 production in North Charleston

You all are dismissing this as a union hit piece.

Has anyone actually experienced the quality of the labor force in Charleston? It's terrible.

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by sulley
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern: Wuhan to London Gatwick. June '20
Replies: 21
Views: 5882

Re: China Southern: Wuhan to London Gatwick. June '20

Perhaps it's being quarantined. ;)

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by sulley
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Restricts Leasing of Commercial Aircraft to Cuba
Replies: 39
Views: 7693

Re: U.S. Restricts Leasing of Commercial Aircraft to Cuba

Our government is just cruel and petty.

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by sulley
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon's Second Headquarters
Replies: 43
Views: 2795

Re: Amazon's Second Headquarters

I live in Crystal City and HQ2 construction is humming along outside of my window.

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by sulley
Thu May 23, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Heavy Domestic US Flight 5/23/19?
Replies: 35
Views: 5122

Re: Shortest Heavy Domestic US Flight 5/23/19?

A couple of years ago, UA operated a scheduled 764 on IAD-EWR. I enjoyed it a few times.

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by sulley
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38483

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

WTF? Outside of the Battery and a few other places Charleston is a dump.

Why?

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by sulley
Tue Mar 01, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Overtakes DL As The Number 1 On-Time Airline!
Replies: 129
Views: 14409

RE: UA Overtakes DL As The Number 1 On-Time Airline!

Congratulations to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has had it easy - in addition to running a tight ship operationally, it's easier to achieve imprresive <acronym title="Avant Airlines (Chile)">OT</acronym> metrics when your hu...

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by sulley
Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Finalizing 2nd Boeing Narrow-body Order
Replies: 121
Views: 26962

RE: UA Finalizing 2nd Boeing Narrow-body Order

I would have loved the C-Series and an order for the A321NEO.

*le sigh*

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by sulley
Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Picks Illy For The New Coffee
Replies: 61
Views: 9969

RE: United Picks Illy For The New Coffee

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airliner371" class="quote" target="_blank">airliner371</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (...

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by sulley
Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Appreciation For US As They Fly Into The Sunset
Replies: 8
Views: 1937

RE: Appreciation For US As They Fly Into The Sunset

Well, they finished all the flights I had on them.

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by sulley
Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter New Seasonal Service To Melbourne (USA)
Replies: 61
Views: 11467

Porter New Seasonal Service To Melbourne (USA)

Just met with Porter today - this flight will be weight restricted to 50 pax.

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by sulley
Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suggestions for UA's New CEO Oscar Munoz's First 90 Days?
Replies: 215
Views: 24033

RE: Suggestions For UA's New CEO Oscar Munoz's First 90 Days?

A new livery/paint/logo is not needed -- yet.

You don't paint the house when the damn thing is on fire!

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by sulley
Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down
Replies: 261
Views: 37033

RE: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N505fx" class="quote" target="_blank">N505fx</a> (<a href="#211" class="quote">Reply 211</a>):<br/><i>Just my impression, but it seemed pre-merg...

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by sulley
Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Returns Mainline To ORD-IAH
Replies: 19
Views: 6174

RE: AA Returns Mainline To ORD-IAH

I think I'd honestly prefer the E-175!

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by sulley
Mon Jul 20, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No First Class For Cathay A350-1000
Replies: 62
Views: 20933

RE: No First Class For Cathay A350-1000

Hmm... I blame Smisek.

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by sulley
Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hitting "Refresh" Got Me A Flight On Delta!
Replies: 24
Views: 13242

RE: Hitting "Refresh" Got Me A Flight On Delta!

Miles? Compensation?

I thought for a second that I was on FlyerTalk 

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by sulley
Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Layout For New Commuter Terminal At DCA
Replies: 27
Views: 9411

RE: Proposed Layout For New Commuter Terminal At DCA

Let's just keep trying to cram more airport into a piece of tiny space...

Meanwhile Dulles withers..

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by sulley
Tue Mar 31, 2015 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Return Of The Lincoln Continental
Replies: 37
Views: 3365

RE: Return Of The Lincoln Continental

It isn't rear wheel drive and it doesn't have a waterfall grill.


FAIL.

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by sulley
Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces Orlando Effective 01SEP15
Replies: 153
Views: 27790

RE: Emirates Announces Orlando Effective 01SEP15

Awesome news for my hometown airport... how exciting!

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by sulley
Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Pan Am Merged With NWA In 1989
Replies: 44
Views: 10796

RE: If Pan Am Merged With NWA In 1989

Most importantly - when would they have retired the NW DC-9's?  

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by sulley
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Staff Cuts In Florida
Replies: 88
Views: 13414

RE: United Staff Cuts In Florida

Senior employees at the hubs wanted their payout and retro and now everyone is screwed. As I said then, employees only only saw dollar signs when voting.

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by sulley
Mon Mar 02, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA Surpasses IAD In Total Passengers - Dec 2014
Replies: 94
Views: 9779

RE: DCA Surpasses IAD In Total Passengers - Dec 2014

If it were up to me, I'd expand Dulles into a true international hub with multiple concourses, build a high speed express rail line similar to the Heather Express from the main terminal to Union Station, and bulldoze <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">D...

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by sulley
Fri Feb 06, 2015 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Bank Do You Bank With?
Replies: 61
Views: 4410

RE: What Bank Do You Bank With?

The United Airlines Employee (Alliant) Credit Union.

Love them.

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by sulley
Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports Of Faded Glory?
Replies: 103
Views: 18716

RE: Airports Of Faded Glory?

SNN <acronym title="Montreal - Mirabel International (YMX / CYMX), Canada - Quebec">YMX</acronym> <acronym title="Gander - International (YQX / CYQX), Canada - Newfoundland">YQX</acronym> <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA ...

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by sulley
Fri Dec 12, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has IAH Grown Too Quickly?
Replies: 43
Views: 6922

RE: Has IAH Grown Too Quickly?

With oil prices falling like a rock, we'll see.

I'm anxious to see how the Houston economy holds up over the next few years.

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by sulley
Fri Dec 05, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Flts EWR-SFO Making Fuel Stops In DEN 03/04Dec
Replies: 62
Views: 12905

RE: UA Flts EWR-SFO Making Fuel Stops In DEN 03/04Dec

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy767" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy767</a>:<br/><i>When they say $2 million in upgrades it's kind of like -- gee really? Where did mgm...

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by sulley
Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smisek Finally Admits That CO Wasn't Viable
Replies: 124
Views: 24283

RE: Smisek Finally Admits That CO Wasn't Viable

I think it's somewhat funny and ironic - the employees in this thread (hi!) have mostly provided well thought out, nuanced replies. It seems that only a certain segment of histrionic passengers seem to still have such raw, deep-seated emotion related to their legacy carrier of choice. As for whether...

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by sulley
Mon Nov 03, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IAD Is A Poor Airport.
Replies: 36
Views: 6280

RE: IAD Is A Poor Airport.

Hmm, in looking at the poster's age -- he's only 16-20.

I would venture that he hasn't developed a full appreciation for vintage "modern" architecture yet.

IAD is a classic and I hope it never changes.

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by sulley
Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Reports $924 Mil Third-Quarter 2014 Profit
Replies: 122
Views: 21156

UAL Reports $924 Mil Third-Quarter 2014 Profit

I certainly do not agree with everything management is doing at the moment, however, these are solid results. Hats off to team UAL!

Eat it, FlyerTalk  

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by sulley
Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Close SEA F/A Base
Replies: 159
Views: 16514

RE: United To Close SEA F/A Base

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mcdu" class="quote" target="_blank">Mcdu</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>This is absolutely false. Legacy <acronym title=...

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by sulley
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Close SEA F/A Base
Replies: 159
Views: 16514

RE: United To Close SEA F/A Base

I don't see how closing an FA base affects capacity.

Wha?

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by sulley
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Close SEA F/A Base
Replies: 159
Views: 16514

RE: United To Close SEA F/A Base

While I love the SEA based FA's, I understand the business rationale behind this decision.

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by sulley
Fri Oct 03, 2014 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ebola: Are Other United Passengers At Risk?
Replies: 25
Views: 6367

RE: Ebola: Are Other United Passengers At Risk?

Somehow I always knew that United Airlines would bring about the end of the world... 

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by sulley
Thu Oct 02, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State Of United Directly Before Merger
Replies: 56
Views: 7619

RE: State Of United Directly Before Merger

<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="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>They weren't at <acronym title="Fort Lauderdal...

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by sulley
Thu Oct 02, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Flagship Suites First Class 777-200 MIA✈LAX✈MIA
Replies: 142
Views: 37208

RE: AA Flagship Suites First Class 777-200 MIA✈LAX✈MIA

I just came here for the comments. I have no idea why someone would fly from <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>...

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by sulley
Thu Oct 02, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State Of United Directly Before Merger
Replies: 56
Views: 7619

RE: State Of United Directly Before Merger

Another point I would like to make - UAL was at a competitive disadvantage due to their lack of a mixed two/three class fleet. Many destinations in Europe and Africa do not have the premium traffic to support a true First Class product, and UAL either A) didn't serve the destination, instead handing...

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by sulley
Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State Of United Directly Before Merger
Replies: 56
Views: 7619

RE: State Of United Directly Before Merger

According to some die hard United loyalists, the airline was perfect -- better than <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>, <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>, and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</...

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by sulley
Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: [Paid Neuroscience Study] Plane Enthusiasts Wanted
Replies: 22
Views: 2634

RE: [Paid Neuroscience Study] Plane Enthusiasts Wanted

E-mail sent. Thanks, Ben.

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by sulley
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: WN To Get New Livery Part 2
Replies: 103
Views: 22660

RE: Rumor: WN To Get New Livery Part 2

Everyone is going to be very sad.


The picture of the costume is correct.... eeeeeek.

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by sulley
Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Offer Free Movies/TV On Apple Devices
Replies: 78
Views: 9597

RE: United To Offer Free Movies/TV On Apple Devices

Looks like we're back to having every United thread derailed. Anyway... I wasn't a fan of this move at first, but now that I've learned more about it, I can honestly say that I'll enjoy using the system. The birds with operable wifi are quite enjoyable. I only wish that the seats had USB ports inste...

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by sulley
Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/28/2014: DL/UA/US
Replies: 61
Views: 10202

RE: OAG Changes 2/28/2014: DL/UA/US

I wonder if in a few years if we at UAL will even have a domestic network.

Sigh

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by sulley
Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Furloughing F/A's?
Replies: 105
Views: 17551

RE: UA Furloughing F/A's?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AADC10" class="quote" target="_blank">AADC10</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>Probably. Regardless, sUA layover hotels are...

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by sulley
Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A330 In MCO At UA Mcomx?
Replies: 7
Views: 4014

RE: Air Canada A330 In MCO At UA Mcomx?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> I'm guessing it was one of <acronym...

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by sulley
Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A330 In MCO At UA Mcomx?
Replies: 7
Views: 4014

Air Canada A330 In MCO At UA Mcomx?

I nonreved home to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> the other day and noticed an Air Canada A330 parked in front of <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s South <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> hangar. W...

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by sulley
Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airport Restaurants In The US
Replies: 19
Views: 4085

RE: Best Airport Restaurants In The US

Tudor's Biscuit World at CRW. No lie.

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by sulley
Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO - ATL - SFO Resuming On UA.
Replies: 51
Views: 12649

RE: SFO - ATL - SFO Resuming On UA.

Fantastic news! Now for <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>/<acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - Californ...

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by sulley
Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Death Of Old School Delis In Miami
Replies: 13
Views: 3718

RE: Death Of Old School Delis In Miami

At least the Mai Kai in Fort Lauderdale is still open... what kitschy fun! 

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by sulley
Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia Simplified Livery Now On Pax Fleet
Replies: 23
Views: 13779

RE: Saudia Simplified Livery Now On Pax Fleet

I like it.

Less is more.

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by sulley
Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: United Has Best Economy Class Among Peers
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

RE: Poll: United Has Best Economy Class Among Peer

Gasp!

This can't be. Everyone says that UA is "dying!"

Fantastic news -- onward and upward!

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by sulley
Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Resurrects "friendly Skies" Slogan
Replies: 109
Views: 13811

RE: United Resurrects "friendly Skies" Slogan

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy767" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy767</a>:<br/><i>As said, desperate times call for desperate measures. I re-watched all the ads, the...

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