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by N777UA
Wed Jul 21, 2004 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Fleet In 3 Yrs Will Be....
Replies: 53
Views: 9642

RE: United's Fleet In 3 Yrs Will Be....

The fleet will be:
A319
A320
A320 (Ted)
B747-400
B757
B767-300
B777

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by N777UA
Tue Jul 20, 2004 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Close To New Financing Package
Replies: 9
Views: 2815

RE: UAL Close To New Financing Package

Good to hear....looks like the end of ch 11 is coming closer.

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by N777UA
Tue Jul 20, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 15 Years Ago: United 232
Replies: 5
Views: 3264

15 Years Ago: United 232

Just wanted to say that today is the fifteenth anniversary of the United 232 accident in Sioux City, Iowa. Thought that the 112 that didn't survive deserve remembrance, and the 184 that survived, including the heroic flight crew, deserve praise and recognition for what they did that day. R E M E M B...

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 18, 2004 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Commercial Nominated For Emmy
Replies: 2
Views: 2831

United Commercial Nominated For Emmy

United Airlines ‘Interview’ <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> Commercial Nominated For a 2003 - 2004 Emmy Award CHICAGO, July 15, 2004 - United (OTCBB: UALAQ.OB) today announced that its "Interview" television spot has been nominated for a 2003 - 2004 Primetime Emmy Award in the...

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United At West Palm Beach...1 Flight?!
Replies: 28
Views: 4352

RE: United At West Palm Beach...1 Flight?!

Florida has never been United's stronghold, at least not to the extent of American. Many United flights to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa have been converted to Ted, as it is more of a leisure oriented market for United. As far as sun destinations go though, United does have a major leg up to the H...

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by N777UA
Fri Jul 16, 2004 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL - Corporate Details? News?
Replies: 2
Views: 1604

RE: UAL - Corporate Details? News?

You can probably find info on subsidiaries of UAL corp from www.united.com, the main website about United Airlines, but I know there is a link somewhere that can show you all the subsidiaries. There is also a link to the Chapter 11 site that lists info on creditors, etc. As far as airplane orders......

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by N777UA
Thu Jul 15, 2004 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis' Second Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 3853

RE: St. Louis' Second Airport

A couple airlines have tried service to MidAmerica airport. Pan Am 3 tried Chicago/Gary but pulled out due to lack of demand, and Great Plains tried service there but have since gone out of business. Building an airport in the heart of southern Illinois was a horrible idea...St Louis didn't need a s...

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by N777UA
Tue Jul 13, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is United Airlines Trying To Fool?
Replies: 63
Views: 12595

RE: Who Is United Airlines Trying To Fool?

Ted has been profitable since the first month of operation. It is doing exactly what United wants it to do, and better. This was stated on a number of employee phone calls.

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by N777UA
Tue Jul 13, 2004 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA LLC Is NO MORE.
Replies: 49
Views: 9179

RE: TWA LLC Is NO MORE.

"It's the end of Trans World as we know it..."

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by N777UA
Tue Jul 13, 2004 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA First Class Gone?
Replies: 30
Views: 7902

RE: AA First Class Gone?

United is still three cabin on all widebody operated international flights (767-300, 777, 747-400).

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by N777UA
Fri Jul 09, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Simpsons' Springfield Is Located In...
Replies: 34
Views: 3323

RE: The Simpsons' Springfield Is Located In...

Good lord people, it's a cartoon....you can't expect everything in it to line up perfectly in reality.

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by N777UA
Fri Jul 09, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Info/pics On The OLD Ohare Terminal 1?
Replies: 0
Views: 3054

Info/pics On The OLD Ohare Terminal 1?

Anyone have any information on the old OHare terminal 1, before it was demolished and replaced with the current terminal 1 (United terminal)? Pics too would be appreciated.

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by N777UA
Thu Jul 08, 2004 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

RE: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?

High Flya, were you on my same flight or something, United 878?

[Edited 2004-07-08 08:43:05]

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by N777UA
Thu Jul 08, 2004 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many 2-class United 777s?
Replies: 9
Views: 2703

RE: How Many 2-class United 777s?

United's high amount of Hawaii traffic (#1 carrier to Hawaiian Islands) dictates the need for an aircraft larger than the 767. Running a 3 class 777 to Hawaii is useless because Hawaii is a leisure, not business market. United and Northwest both use jumbo jets (I do not consider the 767 a jumbo) to ...

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by N777UA
Thu Jul 08, 2004 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many 2-class United 777s?
Replies: 9
Views: 2703

How Many 2-class United 777s?

Anyone know how many 777s United has in the 2-class Hawaii configuration? I thought it was 6, but with <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acrony...

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by N777UA
Thu Jul 08, 2004 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC9 Mythbusters. Discovery Channel NOW
Replies: 23
Views: 5279

RE: DC9 Mythbusters. Discovery Channel NOW

The difference between the DC9 on Myth Busters and the National DC10 and people getting sucked out, could be explained by the fact that the DC10 has unusually large windows for a jetliner. Also, maybe the dummy got caught in a way that prevented him from getting pulled out. And, the sllipstream woul...

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by N777UA
Wed Jul 07, 2004 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

RE: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?

Trip went great, just got back home an hour or so ago. Got United First both ways, whole trip was just awesome. Got some good shots and video of us landing at Kansai Airport.

Got one bastard of a jetlag though.....small price to pay though.

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 04, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Are Overwing Exits Stored?
Replies: 25
Views: 10968

RE: Where Are Overwing Exits Stored?

There ARE slides on the A320/757/767...I've seen videos courtesy of United Airlines that showed evacuation drills.

Just looked it up in my mom's Flight Attendant Operations Manual as well...

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 04, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

RE: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?

Yeah, I liked it when she went down.... And I'm not bagging you for not flying the 777 yet....that's the sucky part about St Louis....all you get is MD80s, RJs, and WOW, maybe a 757.... Hey, it's not my fault United's got so many damn 777s....and that I live near ORD....home base for United Airlines...

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 04, 2004 12:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Are Overwing Exits Stored?
Replies: 25
Views: 10968

RE: Where Are Overwing Exits Stored?

Just like the 757 and 767, the pack is contained in a compartment inside the fuselage. When the window is opened, the slide is automatically triggered, it slides out of the compartment onto the wing and inflates. Obviously, in airplanes with overwing doors (B747/747-400, DC-10/MD-11), the slide is i...

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 04, 2004 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

RE: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?

Hey dude, like I told you before, flying the 777 is like havin fun with your girl, once you try it you always want more... You're taking that 777 <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD),...

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 04, 2004 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

RE: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?

Yeah, if the airport doesn't sink before we take back off for Chicago, lol.

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by N777UA
Sun Jul 04, 2004 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?
Replies: 18
Views: 2072

Anyone Been To Osaka, Japan?

Just wondering what there is to do in Osaka, Japan. I am non-reving there tomorrow with my mom, who's working a trip there (UAL F/A). We are staying in Cosmo Square. My only worry is staying occupied on the flight...just under 14 hours (it's a 777 by the way). The 777 novelty has worn off, it will b...

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by N777UA
Sat Jul 03, 2004 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines And Why I Love Flying Them...
Replies: 25
Views: 6800

RE: United Airlines And Why I Love Flying Them...

Another reservation change United does not charge for is turning one-stop routings into non-stops. Late this past May I made reservations from Chicago to Honolulu. On the way out I connected through San Francisco, and was due to connect in Los Angeles on the way back. However, seats opened up on the...

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by N777UA
Sat Jul 03, 2004 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Receives Bailout From JP Morgan/Chase
Replies: 17
Views: 3577

RE: United Receives Bailout From JP Morgan/Chase

No conflict does exist....though I also hold that card, and every month I pay my bill, I write that check to "Bank One"....BankOne draws MAJOR profit from that card, from interest rates and annual fees and the like.

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by N777UA
Sat Jul 03, 2004 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Receives Bailout From JP Morgan/Chase
Replies: 17
Views: 3577

RE: United Receives Bailout From JP Morgan/Chase

If United gets that loan, then it has enough money to exit bankruptcy, as it will take the place of the ATSB loan....

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by N777UA
Sat Jul 03, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arriving At Osaka Kansai (KIX) Airport
Replies: 3
Views: 2380

Arriving At Osaka Kansai (KIX) Airport

Just wondering for any airline crews out there who have had layovers at Osaka Kansai Airport....when crews deboard, do they just take the same route as passengers as far as exiting the airport? I ask because I may be non-reving from Chicago to Osaka on Saturday. My mom is working the trip and I am c...

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by N777UA
Fri Jul 02, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Receives Bailout From JP Morgan/Chase
Replies: 17
Views: 3577

United Receives Bailout From JP Morgan/Chase

Saw on Fox News this afternoon that United Airlines has been approved for a $1 Billion plus loan (not sure of exact number) from JPMorgan/Chase bank, their primary DIP lender. Also, JPMorgan today purchased BankOne, the bank running United's Mileage Plus Visa credit card. Still no release on SkyNet....

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by N777UA
Wed Jun 23, 2004 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Are You Voting For US President?
Replies: 58
Views: 2903

Who Are You Voting For US President?

For US citizens here, who are you voting for for president this coming November? I am voting for Kerry, because I am against the war in Iraq, and Bush putting billions of our tax dollars into a war that kills so many innocent people, whether they're in the armed services or not. I do not trust anyon...

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by N777UA
Fri Jun 18, 2004 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Loan Denied
Replies: 82
Views: 7860

RE: UAL Loan Denied

The article released on chicagotribune.com stated that the boards decision was based on their belief that United was capable of surviving bankruptcy without the loan guarantee....something that CEO Glenn Tilton stated a week or so ago.

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by N777UA
Wed Jun 16, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Money At Graduation
Replies: 10
Views: 1489

Money At Graduation

This is a really strange question....but I've been wondering, what in general do typical American college students have in savings when they graduate college? I've searched the internet and surprisingly enough haven't been able to find a survey or anything.

Anyone have any insight?

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by N777UA
Mon Jun 07, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Economy + On UA's 762's?
Replies: 2
Views: 3346

RE: Why No Economy + On UA's 762's?

Because those planes are getting retired real soon, so no reason to retrofit.

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by N777UA
Sun Jun 06, 2004 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Not Good For STL.
Replies: 39
Views: 5527

RE: Future Not Good For STL.

The issue with <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> essentially is that it is not a big business, heavy economic city, such as Chicago, and various east and west coast cities. It does not have the business base that is willing to she...

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by N777UA
Sun Jun 06, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Successful Mergers?
Replies: 49
Views: 4578

RE: Successful Mergers?

Pacific Air Transport + Varney Air Lines + National Air Transport + Boeing Air Transport =

United Air Lines

July 1, 1931

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by N777UA
Sat Jun 05, 2004 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Suspends "Navigator"
Replies: 5
Views: 1947

RE: Aloha Suspends "Navigator"

They probably are keeping a unique name for Voyager class because "Coach" just sounds too plain.

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by N777UA
Sat Jun 05, 2004 12:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was Your First Post 9/11 Flight?
Replies: 44
Views: 10033

RE: What Was Your First Post 9/11 Flight?

My first post 9/11 trip also included my first 777 flight. It was United 103 and 52, Chicago-Los Angeles-Honolulu, A320/B777. I wasn't tense as far as security was concerned, as it was July 2002, and things had somewhat settled down by then. My only beef was that I was a random security search at th...

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by N777UA
Sat Jun 05, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B 732/735/736 Comparison
Replies: 18
Views: 2768

RE: B 732/735/736 Comparison

Remember that just because the 737-500/600 seem "better" than the 737-200, does not mean it is a "better" aircraft, per se. The 737-200 <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> outsold the 500 and 600 combined, was in production for just over 20 ye...

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by N777UA
Tue Jun 01, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next Big Order For UAL
Replies: 67
Views: 7977

RE: The Next Big Order For UAL

Most likely they will reactivate dormant A320 family orders and eventually replace the 737 fleet. The 7E7 is a possibility in the future....but remember United has a large 757/767 fleet that isn't too far up there in years. The 767-200 is on its way out though.

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by N777UA
Tue Jun 01, 2004 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Cheeseburger In Paradise" Cafe, Ever Been There?
Replies: 10
Views: 2656

RE: "Cheeseburger In Paradise" Cafe, Ever Been There?

I went to the one in Honolulu (by Waikiki Beach) on Kalakaua Ave. Great food, and not too expensive. I will be returning to the Hawaiian Islands (7th trip) next week, I will be sure to vist there.

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by N777UA
Tue Jun 01, 2004 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome
Replies: 7
Views: 1495

RE: Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

I can't stand it when people of color cry racism and all this other crap when they break the law and/or things do not go their way.

You want fair treatment, stop pulling crap like this.

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by N777UA
Tue Jun 01, 2004 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Special UA Liveries?
Replies: 3
Views: 1928

RE: Special UA Liveries?

United hasn't (in recent history at least) painted airplanes in special designs. Some airplanes have had special titles appled, such as the "Rush Hour Express" 747-400 on which Rush Hour 2 premiered to the public for the first time, the Academy Awards 777 that brought the awards to <acronym title="L...

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by N777UA
Tue Jun 01, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Domestic First Class
Replies: 2
Views: 3710

RE: United Domestic First Class

Unless the airplane is a tri-cabin airplane (typically used on an international flight), there are no leg rests or PTVs.

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by N777UA
Sun May 30, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Soul Plane
Replies: 29
Views: 2216

RE: Soul Plane

I just hate how it seems like certain segments of the population keep making these horrible movies about bling bling and whatnot. We don't care how "fly" you are, and what is up with your hizzle fo shizzle!!! To quote Bill Cosby....LEARN <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> SP...

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by N777UA
Sun May 30, 2004 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst "Home Maintenance" Job?
Replies: 11
Views: 1675

RE: Worst "Home Maintenance" Job?

My vote is for cleaning the pool filters....you spray them with the hose and all the mung and crap oozes out...you can't imagine what still is in a seemingly clean pool...we keep ours sparkling.

As for the gutters....thankfully due to my fear of heights, my dad takes care of those, lol.

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by N777UA
Sat May 29, 2004 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memories Of Chaos During DC-10 Grounding?
Replies: 21
Views: 6079

RE: Memories Of Chaos During DC-10 Grounding?

Do not forget that the AA DC10 cargo door accident airplane, after the loss of the door, still had some controllability left, just VERY marginal. The United DC10 lost all controllability completely, only the wing engines remained.

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by N777UA
Thu May 27, 2004 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 - End Of The Silver AA Paint Job?
Replies: 42
Views: 8348

RE: 7E7 - End Of The Silver AA Paint Job?

Maybe AA will have to fork out a few bucks and actually paint their airplanes now.

YES, I know it's marginally more efficient to have unpainted planes...but it's kinda outdated now.

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by N777UA
Thu May 27, 2004 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Commercial Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 3291

RE: First Commercial Flight

United Airlines
DC10-10
ORD-LAX

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by N777UA
Thu May 27, 2004 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Times Have You Been To Hawaii?
Replies: 32
Views: 4388

How Many Times Have You Been To Hawaii?

Just wondering how many times people on the board here have been to the Hawaiian Islands?

I have been there 6 times, 5 with family and once with a friend, and will go there a 7th time (alone again, with a friend) in a couple weeks.

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by N777UA
Wed May 26, 2004 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha F100's
Replies: 48
Views: 4486

RE: Aloha F100's

What Hawaiian did, was they converted to the new fleet too quickly I think, and too much money went out for the new planes too quick.

They will pull through though, no doubt about that.

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by N777UA
Wed May 26, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mainland To Hawaii...ideal Equipment
Replies: 35
Views: 4177

RE: Mainland To Hawaii...ideal Equipment

The reason why airlines like United and some others fly airplanes as big as the 777 from the US to Hawaii is they want to move a LOT of people...and the 777 is a nice plane for that purpose. Flying a few flights with big planes is cheaper than flying a ton of flights with smaller airplanes. That bei...

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