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by penguins
Fri Aug 05, 2022 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSP air service announcement 8/4/22
Replies: 29
Views: 5064

Re: PSP air service announcement 8/4/22

STS is a great addition. Horizon should’ve been on this years ago. Lots of people in STS will pay a premium to fly it. I completely agree! The growth of Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport in the past decade has been nothing short of incredible. I used the full name of the airport because of yo...

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by penguins
Fri Aug 05, 2022 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Something Lighthearted
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Something Lighthearted

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmS589PmbFE
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Please treat this as a canvas.

My contribution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmS589PmbFE

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by penguins
Mon Aug 01, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coffee & Pretzels
Replies: 279
Views: 72042

Re: Coffee & Pretzels

Good Morning, I had never planned my cloud characters when I first started doing them but I'm happy how they have grown to be a fun part of my cartoons. They usually write themselves and I just have to put my pen to paper. Happy Monday! https://www.coffeeandpretzels.com/ LOL This one is to funny! K...

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by penguins
Sat Jul 30, 2022 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL2694 ATL-PHL Circling
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

Re: DL2694 ATL-PHL Circling

Woah, just realized you are \texttt{crownvic}! I know you from the The Wild West of Airplane Collecting [DA.C]. Maybe have bought a model or two off you in the past as well. It is a real pleasure to be in the same thread.

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by penguins
Sat Jul 30, 2022 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL2694 ATL-PHL Circling
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

Re: DL2694 ATL-PHL Circling

I do not know, sorry. Looking at Flight Aware, it appears the flight landed 9 minutes ago! 8-) Hope all are safe

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by penguins
Fri Jul 29, 2022 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Early Days of the 80s AIDS Crisis
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Re: Early Days of the 80s AIDS Crisis

luckyone: thank you for sharing these resources!! The Frontline documentary was one of the first pieces which got me interested in this disease and its history. Now I am reading "And the Band Played On" and learning a lot. Something that intrigues me very much about HIV/AIDS is its rapid e...

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by penguins
Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Early Days of the 80s AIDS Crisis
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Early Days of the 80s AIDS Crisis

Hello forum,
I have been learning more about the early days of the AIDS crisis in the late 70s and early 80s. What a scary time! I hope this thread can serve as a repository for memories of those we have lost, as well as how you became aware the disease and its effects in your community. :wave:

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by penguins
Mon Jul 18, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French airline Air Austral is up for sale
Replies: 35
Views: 8391

Re: French airline Air Austral is up for sale

If the airline's finances are as bad as reported, I suggest the a.net community bands together and submits an offer. Imagine if each of us contributed 20 or even 40 dollars!

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by penguins
Fri Jul 15, 2022 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 57
Views: 2757

Re: Dominoes Pizza

stlgph wrote:
i've had *Domino's* Pizza....


30 posts in and you have to be the pedantic one... LOL

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by penguins
Thu Jul 14, 2022 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dominoes Pizza
Replies: 57
Views: 2757

Dominoes Pizza

I am curious if this forum enjoys that famous Michigan-based pizza chain. I have found the quality to vary widely by location.... The best pies I have tried have been in Iceland and. Crust-wise: you cannot beat the hand stuffed crust, although it does pack a calorie punch. The cheesy bread is also n...

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by penguins
Tue Mar 15, 2022 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 973
Views: 332663

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/dalperovitch ... 8489797634
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It do appear that Valery Kudinov, the head of airworthiness maintenance at Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency, has been asked to step down after revealing China has refused to supply spare parts. Shocking!

https://mobile.twitter.com/dalperovitch ... 8489797634

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by penguins
Wed Jan 19, 2022 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Denon vs. Audio Technica
Replies: 9
Views: 636

Re: Denon vs. Audio Technica

I have owned an AT LP240 for six years and couldn't be more satisfied! The build quality is very strong, and it has weathered many shipments without damage. Of course, the sound quality depends greatly on your choice of cartridge and speakers. With a higher end AT cart, my setup sounds close to the ...

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by penguins
Wed Dec 22, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Password Change Fails
Replies: 1
Views: 1767

Password Change Fails

I am trying to change my password for the site. I request a "forgot password" change, receive an email, enter a new password, and observe a green box indicating the change was successful. However, I can still only log in with my old password, not the new time.

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by penguins
Sat Dec 11, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HEL Airport closes due to Snow/Ice
Replies: 20
Views: 5896

Re: HEL Airport closes due to Snow/Ice

Well, looks like it has finally happened: HEL has frozen over... :lol: :rotfl: :lol:

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by penguins
Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1637

Bass Players ... Unite!

Salutations!

I am a beginner bass player. I would love to hear your favorite bass lines and shredders of the quad-string bandit. I very much admire Laura Lee of Khruangbin and Phil Lesh.

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by penguins
Thu May 13, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Wants Sky Club Volunteer Work
Replies: 71
Views: 8311

Delta Wants Sky Club Volunteer Work

As reported in this article , Delta is requesting salaried employees from headquarters volunteer to serve and clean at the Atlanta Sky Club due to a shortage of 115 employees. In my opinion it is sad they will not compensate these people for their extra work and quite telling that they have 115 unfi...

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by penguins
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am (Continental Airlines)
Replies: 2
Views: 1425

Pan Am (Continental Airlines)

This photograph of an ostensibly Pan Am 727 is listed as "Pan American World Airways - Pan Am (Continental Airlines)" Why?

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by penguins
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airclub 2000
Replies: 3
Views: 1155

Re: Airclub 2000

I would be grateful if anyone has information on this!

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by penguins
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4642

Re: Tea or Coffee?

Kent350787 wrote:
ER757 wrote:
Coffee - unless I have an upset stomach. Then tea with toast
I live in Seattle - it's the law out here :smile:

Is it the law to burn the beans too, or is that just Charbucks?


I believe Italian style coffee is known in particular for strongly roasted beans.

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by penguins
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4642

Re: Tea or Coffee?

What are those numbers in standard measurements? What is correct amount of water to use with a single tea bag, one that you might find from Bigelow Green Tea?? That is a good question "DIRECTFLT." Of course the answer depends not just on volume but on seepage time and water temperature. I...

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by penguins
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4642

Re: Tea or Coffee?

What is correct amount of water to use with a single tea bag, one that you might find from Bigelow Green Tea?? That is a good question "DIRECTFLT." Of course the answer depends not just on volume but on seepage time and water temperature. I would recommend 8 oz. of water. This should be a...

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by penguins
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4642

Tea or Coffee?

Title says all my friends. I used to prefer tea, but now I would say I prefer coffee. Some days I have both! Black, of course.

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by penguins
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airclub 2000
Replies: 3
Views: 1155

Airclub 2000

http://www.airclub2000.com/. Does anyone know what this was?
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I came across http://www.airclub2000.com/. Does anyone know what this was?

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by penguins
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Chicken PizZa and CalZones
Replies: 9
Views: 869

Buffalo Chicken PizZa and CalZones

Mmm... my favorite. I just had a great slice from DWDC in Eastie with lettuce and blue cheese saus yum ::lick::! How were you first introduced to this marvelous taste bud excitement combination.?

EDIT: To be Clear, I prefer buff chix calzones to 'za, but hey i'll take either

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by penguins
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleted Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 3136

Deleted Thread

My thread on the head of the FAA helping to suppress whistleblowers when he worked at Delta no longer appears to be up. Why was it removed?

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by penguins
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Flight 2309
Replies: 27
Views: 6173

Re: Delta Airlines Flight 2309

https://youtu.be/VnFxanonOyI

This video illustrates an S-turn on short final.
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https://youtu.be/VnFxanonOyI

This video illustrates an S-turn on short final.

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by penguins
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 23519

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

RobertPhoenix wrote:
Going further back I remember the strike by Concorde pilots, who wanted Jaguar XJ as their company provided cars.


Do you have a source for this? I can't find anything online about the strike and would like to learn more.

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by penguins
Sat May 18, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1319
Views: 385091

Re: KL 744 phase out discussion thread

What routes see the combi these days?

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by penguins
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JetStar Japan’s Shimojishima Inaugural flight March 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 5508

Re: JetStar Japan’s Shimojishima Inaugural flight March 2019

Wow, that airport really displays island character. I would definitely enjoy spending a couple of hours there.

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by penguins
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How do cockpit voice recorders decide when to start and stop recording?
Replies: 6
Views: 3337

Re: How do cockpit voice recorders decide when to start and stop recording?

The CVR has a 30 minute recording span and continually overwrites data older than that. It stops recording when the G-force exceeds a certain limit. In the case of CHC Helikopter Service Flight 241, the G-forces from the rotor tearing itself off the helicopter stoped the recording 10 seconds before ...

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by penguins
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When was Pan Am's 'Blue Globe' livery introduced?
Replies: 15
Views: 2427

When was Pan Am's 'Blue Globe' livery introduced?

I've seen photos of the iconic livery on DC-3s and DC-7s, but I imagine the 707s were the first to receive the new scheme. Is that correct?

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by penguins
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 Debut Today (2/7/19)
Replies: 65
Views: 13786

Delta A220 Debut Today (2/7/19)

Delta 744 will depart LGA this morning at 6 AM ET bound for BOS, marking the first A220/CS100 commercial service for Delta and in North America. I will be on the flight and am greatly looking forward to it!

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by penguins
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant flight 9249 with cruising altitude of 10,000 feet?
Replies: 16
Views: 5115

Re: Allegiant flight 9249 with cruising altitude of 10,000 feet?

I vacation in Southern New Jersey every summer and numerous times I have seen several aircraft (mostly regionals) originating from New York fly over me at FL050-070. I remember last year seeing a DL CRJ9 flying over the beach really low and was confused when I searched it and its was following its ...

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by penguins
Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 64995

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

A.net has been speculating about this for as long as I can remember. It feels weird to see it be true.

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by penguins
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BCN-OAK on LEVEL - Putting the Lows in Low Cost Carrier
Replies: 21
Views: 9356

Re: BCN-OAK on LEVEL - Putting the Lows in Low Cost Carrier

Is making water only available for purchase for 13 hours legal?

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by penguins
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA-CO breakup
Replies: 49
Views: 7761

Re: UA-CO breakup

The United brand may never recover. Divestiture may not be the best option right now but re-branding should be on the table. If I were on the United Continental board I would look into a plan that would Re-brand the airline Continental Airlines. If UA can recover from 9/11, they can certainly recov...

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by penguins
Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What? American Airlines back in 2006 was going to launch JFK to NCL
Replies: 45
Views: 5416

Re: What? American Airlines back in 2006 was going to launch JFK to NCL

blacksoviet wrote:
It may have been cancelled because of the A300-600R retirement. What is the longest AB6 route?


By that time the A300s were only on Caribbean routes.

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by penguins
Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Predictions 15 Years On
Replies: 47
Views: 8112

Predictions 15 Years On

I found this thread of predictions for the next 15 years, posted 15 years ago. Its a short but very interesting thread. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=100915

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by penguins
Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA Channel 9 Equipped
Replies: 1
Views: 1450

RE: UA Channel 9 Equipped

All your questions can be answered here:
https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/home

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by penguins
Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprops Set For A Big U.S. Comeback?
Replies: 96
Views: 21446

RE: Turboprops Set For A Big U.S. Comeback?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tp1040" class="quote" target="_blank">tp1040</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>A lot of people remember ATR, especially when ...

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by penguins
Wed May 25, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NG4 Disaster: 25th Anniversary
Replies: 23
Views: 7698

RE: NG4 Disaster: 25th Anniversary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sooner787" class="quote" target="_blank">Sooner787</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I remember that crash because I flew a...

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by penguins
Mon May 16, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California's Go To Airline, AS Puts WN On Notice
Replies: 114
Views: 19905

RE: California's Go To Airline, AS Puts WN On Notice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SANFan" class="quote" target="_blank">SANFan</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Despite the fact that many people seem to th...

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by penguins
Sat May 07, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The 747-200 Outlive The 747-300?
Replies: 49
Views: 12556

RE: Will The 747-200 Outlive The 747-300?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cougar15" class="quote" target="_blank">cougar15</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Do we really need a thread on each & e...

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by penguins
Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Choose Seats On Codeshare Flight (ANA)?
Replies: 1
Views: 1479

RE: Choose Seats On Codeshare Flight (ANA)?

Yes. Just call the 1 800 number provided by ANA. Look up the seats for your flight on ANA.com before hand and request them on the phone. Their website is accurate.

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by penguins
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Country Names And Join Dates Gone
Replies: 10
Views: 973

Country Names And Join Dates Gone

I noticed today that the country names displayed next to flags no longer appear and that every member apparently joined in 1969. So did post numbers and RR. I'll refrain from comment.

[Edited 2016-04-19 07:55:21]

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by penguins
Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2016 Season
Replies: 42
Views: 9873

RE: Baseball Charters 2016 Season

The Blue Jays are flying Air Canada Jetz, per usual.

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by penguins
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Eastwind Go Under?
Replies: 24
Views: 4307

RE: Why Did Eastwind Go Under?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Was it Eastwind? Or something catchy? </i></fo...

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by penguins
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Paulo Emanuele Banner Gone?
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

Paulo Emanuele Banner Gone?

The home page used to have a subtext titled "In Loving Memory of Paulo Emanuele" with a link to this memorial page: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/paulo/." target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/paulo/.</a> That link and title seem to have been removed. I think it was touching and thoughtful an...

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by penguins
Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Very First DC-9 Flight, And Last
Replies: 68
Views: 5087

RE: Your Very First DC-9 Flight, And Last

First: US Air <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>-<acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym> DC-9-30 N932VJ 6/00 Last: Northwest <acronym title="Providence -...

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by penguins
Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Stops Accepting Unaccompanied Minors (UMs)
Replies: 120
Views: 17917

RE: BA Stops Accepting Unaccompanied Minors (UMs)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I get that people's circumstances differ, ...

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