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by toobz
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 110959

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2021

Ah yes Jphoto you are 100 correct. Sorry I don’t know what I was thinking.

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by toobz
Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 110959

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2021

As someone that is currently living in Europe, I can tell you this really isn’t earth shattering. Most Europeans already have 2 vaccines and can travel all over Europe for vacation. If one wants to travel to the US, all you have to do is a get a 69euro antigen test to come to the states. That will n...

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by toobz
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 110959

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2021

I sure hope AS starts bringing back PDX flights soon. I will no longer connect in SEA, so I find myself increasingly using other airlines. Out of curiosity, why no more connections in SEA? Is the experience there so bad? It's REALLY not that bad at all. It's more to do with the fact that some poste...

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by toobz
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 601
Views: 113307

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

I agree. SK has done nothing but cut service for as long as I can remember. Always have had very professional nice crew. But AY is definitely the better of the two. At least in my humble opinion.

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by toobz
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PA (1) 737-200 Ops
Replies: 29
Views: 4117

Re: PA (1) 737-200 Ops

I recall flying the 732 and 727 out of HEL when I was younger.

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by toobz
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS unveils their newest "special livery" Russell Wilson
Replies: 52
Views: 8782

Re: AS unveils their newest "special livery" Russell Wilson

AS needs to invest in their hard product and not waste money on airplane paint.

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by toobz
Wed Aug 11, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 18 Unruly Teenage Girls barred from boarding a DL Flight
Replies: 81
Views: 18399

Re: 18 Unruly Teenage Girls barred from boarding a DL Flight

I agree. Ive been inconvenienced by their selfish behavior a few times.

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by toobz
Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21293

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

hmm but you do realize they made the most profit for years? so either they command a premium or not. I know it’s hard for you to find anything nice to say about DL..just seems you are talking in circles.

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by toobz
Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21293

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

My question is, why pay the same for an inferior product? But one would think ‘premium’ carriers will come with ‘premium’ fares. They are not going through all this additional expense to offer the same fares - that would defeat the purpose. Omg..are you suggesting DL gets a revenue premium then? *w...

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by toobz
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Basic Economy check-in Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1486

Re: United Basic Economy check-in Question

Seriously cant check in online when flying Basic??

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by toobz
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What the hell is going on with AA1126?
Replies: 33
Views: 5133

Re: What the hell is going on with AA1126?

seriously airlinepeanuts?? You sound like a disgruntled airline employee. Communication is key. Nobody should be left hanging around a gate for hours if a pilot is sick. Cancel the damn flight and get people in a room. And take your sweet ass time to figure it out.

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by toobz
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What the hell is going on with AA1126?
Replies: 33
Views: 5133

Re: What the hell is going on with AA1126?

Annoying yes. And communication should be better. And they should give vouchers for food and drink. And put in hotel if they can’t manage to leave due to illness. I can’t imagine there's many people on the flight, so shouldn’t break them. But it’s not AAs fault someone fell ill. It happens in every ...

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by toobz
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How to navigate this conversation with DL
Replies: 27
Views: 5099

Re: How to navigate this conversation with DL

I’m really still struggling with this. Why not just get on the Connection flight and save yourself from a lot of stress and headache. I mean it can’t be that long of a flight right? Or am I missing something here lol

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by toobz
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How to navigate this conversation with DL
Replies: 27
Views: 5099

Re: How to navigate this conversation with DL

I don’t understand. Why don’t you just take the connection flight? I mean I doubt it went from a A350 to a cr9.

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by toobz
Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Delta further delays PDX-ICN launch till March 2022
Replies: 167
Views: 33334

Re: Delta to launch PDX-ICN in September 2021

Oh onwFan..you seem like you know DLs every next move. But here they are planning to fly ICN and HND.

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by toobz
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS appoints Avianca's Anko Van der Werff as CEO
Replies: 37
Views: 5697

Re: SAS considering Alex Cruz for CEO

Well why not...SAS is pretty bare bones these days as far as amenities go..can’t do much worst to it.

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by toobz
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 601
Views: 113307

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Thank you for the detailed response EFHK! I was thinking it may be too soon as well.

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by toobz
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 601
Views: 113307

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Anyone think Finnair’s Hel-Lax flight will really be flying beginning of July? According to the schedule it is, but I am not so sure they will actually begin if the situation isn’t a lot better by then

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by toobz
Thu Mar 18, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viva Aerobus A320 nose gear collapse at PVR
Replies: 46
Views: 8252

Re: Viva Aerobus A320 nose gear collapse at PVR

Omg seems very lucky that it didn’t happen when rolling down the runway

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by toobz
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4Q20 $/ops comparisons AA/DL/UA/WN/AS/B6
Replies: 29
Views: 6824

Re: 4Q20 $/ops comparisons AA/DL/UA/WN/AS/B6

Delta definitely seems to be doing well based on these numbers. I’ve seen a lot of posts on Deltas Facebook, about people spending more money to fly on Delta because of them blocking middle seats. And the great service. These are such challenging times.

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by toobz
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus A320NEO landing with nosegear at 90 degrees at BSL
Replies: 28
Views: 5504

Re: Pegasus A320NEO landing with nosegear at 90 degrees at BSL

I assume the pilots knew beforehand? Is there an indicator?

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by toobz
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767-200 No Flaps Takeoff
Replies: 21
Views: 5534

Re: 767-200 No Flaps Takeoff

I was on a MEA A310 and we took off with no flaps. I damn near wet myself on the takeoff roll.

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by toobz
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there an airline worldwide that’s not losing money ?
Replies: 64
Views: 16230

Re: Is there an airline(s) worldwide that’s not losing money ?

UPS FedEx to name a couple. But as far as passenger..I doubt it seriously.

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by toobz
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10986

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

The 200s and 300s both flew transatlantic. Flown on both to HEL numerous times. Although 90% of the time it was the 300. Miss Pan Am. And as far as cabin..I honestly don’t recall any difference. Except like somebody mentioned maybe the lavs.

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by toobz
Fri May 29, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 88771

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Chug..Been stranded in NRT more times than I can count. It does rather well with loads. Hope it sticks.

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by toobz
Wed May 20, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 88771

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Does anybody have info on FI? Parents have a flight from PDX to HEL next month. According to their website they indicate that flights to PDX will operate in June. I kinda doubt it though.

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by toobz
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAS refunds and EU261 regulation
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: SAS refunds and EU261 regulation

I bought an SK ticket from Travel agency. My flight was Apr 11. SK cancelled my flight a few days prior. So far i have received a message from travel agency saying that I can get a voucher if I respond within a week. It was a very vague email. Didn’t really explain what other options I have. But I c...

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by toobz
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 in Pattaya, Thailand (UTP)
Replies: 6
Views: 4831

Re: Delta A350 in Pattaya, Thailand (UTP)

Do the crew layover??? Or do they deadhead back with a new crew

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by toobz
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Long Will Airfare Stay Low?
Replies: 5
Views: 900

Re: How Long Will Airfare Stay Low?

Im pretty sure that if your flight is cancelled, you are entitled to full refund. Regardless of booking class.At least in the EU.

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by toobz
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 344342

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

It seems airlines are holding off on cancelling flights. Most likely reason, they are wanting people to rebook or cancel on their own so they don’t have to refund monies paid. I have a SK flight to AMS on April 11. Still shows as operating but I doubt it.

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by toobz
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 591
Views: 88771

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Just booked HEL-PDX for €318 roundtrip in June on British Airways. HEL-LHR-PDX. Lets see if it sticks.

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by toobz
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PAN AM Flight Records
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: PAN AM Flight Records

It was most likely A310

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by toobz
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is Thai Airways so Expensive?
Replies: 11
Views: 1301

Re: Why is Thai Airways so Expensive?

Well i don’t know too much about their pricing in general. But have you noticed this frequently or are you basing it off this one time. Because if that’s the case, it doesn’t really give you a good big picture. This one flight on that day may be full and all that’s left are the more expensive bucket...

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by toobz
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 21650

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

Simply put DL has a much better management team. That’s why they are the most profitable.

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by toobz
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 21650

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

Boof..oh give it a rest. DL employees, flight attendants included, are generally very happy. As for this talk of not being compensated as much as UA or AA..really? Do you know how much they just got last week in profit sharing?? Flight attendants got a very nice check. I know of FAs that earn 100K ...

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by toobz
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 21650

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

Boof..oh give it a rest. DL employees, flight attendants included, are generally very happy. As for this talk of not being compensated as much as UA or AA..really? Do you know how much they just got last week in profit sharing?? Flight attendants got a very nice check. I know of FAs that earn 100K +...

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by toobz
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 143961

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

I have a bad feeling that AS MileagePlan is going to change for the worse by joining OW

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by toobz
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo
Replies: 120
Views: 21476

Re: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo

blooc350 wrote:
looks like SQ's premium economy lol

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So u are comparing a SQ widebody Intl configured Premium Economy seat to a Delta domestic narrowbody..? Ok.

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by toobz
Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo Family Aircraft purchased by US airlines
Replies: 12
Views: 1981

Re: Neos purchased by US airlines

What do you mean what is the point? I think it’s rather obvious what the OPs point is lol.
I had no idea Frontier had so many Neos on order. Wow.

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by toobz
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 58505

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

oh the kids will be just fine. and the parents will get a few extra dollars in their account, thanks to the American judicial system.

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by toobz
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Planned Diversion..Flight Crew Change
Replies: 13
Views: 4853

Re: British Airways Planned Diversion..Flight Crew Change

Why would BA have an extra pilot in SFO? Its not a pilot base of theirs

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by toobz
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 198230

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

If i am not mistaken, BA also charges for J class seat assignment if you do not have higher status with them. BA service is not what it used to be.

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by toobz
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF to end scenic flights to Antarctica?
Replies: 55
Views: 14120

Re: QF to end scenic flights to Antarctica?

Sounds like we have folks on this board that have been on these flights. How much do they run cost wise? It would be fun to do!

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by toobz
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Special Means United Airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 5300

Re: Special Means United Airlines

Ive ordered veggie meals before and they seem to usually be pretty bad. If UA is like DL, im sure they offer a vegetarian pasta or something similiar normally as an option with the normal service.

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by toobz
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Yes/No Poll: Do You Like American Airlines?
Replies: 51
Views: 4326

Re: Yes/No Poll: Do You Like American Airlines?

Im sure they can be as good as any airline. It depends on the crew. But honestly..i would spend 60-80 bucks more on a euro/asian/any other than the US2 (UA AA) DL though.. Ive had many positive experiences on them. But i would still Fly VS over DL if i had the choice.

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by toobz
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CASM numbers
Replies: 27
Views: 5029

Re: CASM numbers

Cost per Available Mile in cents 2nd qtr 2019 American 14.94 Delta 14.51 United 13.56 Southwest 12.36 Interesting that DL cost is higher than UA, given that UA is more premium heavy. What would this mean? DL spends more in pay or DL spends more money on the service on board?? I would think that UA ...

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by toobz
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Refund of Seat Selection Fee
Replies: 20
Views: 2922

Re: Refund of Seat Selection Fee

Think about it this way. The only reason you even got upgraded in the first place was because u had a comfort ticket.

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by toobz
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Delta increases stake in Korean Air parent
Replies: 90
Views: 17982

Re: Updated: Delta increases stake in Korean Air parent

I think their Asian network is just fine actually with KE. If not amazing. Skyteam...well thats an opinion i suppose.

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