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by COEWR787
Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2708
Views: 352113

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

keesje wrote:
I hope the MAX gets recertified without to many shortcuts and innovative self certification innitiatives.

When was the MAX decertified by the FAA that would require it to be recertified?

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by COEWR787
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol
Replies: 56
Views: 8523

Re: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol

Amsterdam has a very convenient train connection to all major cities in the Netherlands. It is far easier for business travel trough Schiphol than Brussel or Düsseldorf. Both have a railway station, but Schiphol is king. Schiphol also has very good train connection to Brussels (Midi) both high spee...

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by COEWR787
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2097
Views: 369465

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I agree that it is time to get rid of the IPTE seats. I hated them with passion and actually changed airline to avoid them when they showed up on my flight.

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by COEWR787
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market
Replies: 111
Views: 25763

Re: Boeing 787-10 Missions in the transpacific market

most if not all UA TPAC flights use a re-file flight plan with a fuel alternate in the event of bad weather or an unforeseen problem. For years SFO-SYD used Nadi as the re-file stop where if the airplane had no problems, the flight plan was re-filed on to SYD. I do not recall in my time at United w...

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by COEWR787
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
Replies: 34
Views: 4555

Re: United forms partnership with Clear

Maybe finally we will get Clear in EWR Terminal C afterall.

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by COEWR787
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs
Replies: 52
Views: 10396

Re: United makes EWR-LHR exclusively high-J 767-300ERs

I believe that on the high-J 763s, one of the J seats, 1A, is reserved for pilot rest seat, on TATL flights. So effectively 45J.

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by COEWR787
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's
Replies: 75
Views: 11219

Re: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's

My first memory of JFK is departing from JFK to LHR on a BOAC Super VC-10 back in 1966.

My second memory is arriving into JFK on a Sabena 707 in 1977. As I recall the IAB was nothing to write home about but not that horrible either, except for the US Immigration Officers, even back then. :)

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by COEWR787
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 13091

Re: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues

Wanting revenge err... frying in a pan with olive oil, is a completely separate issue from whether someone has standing to file a lawsuit and not have it dismissed, at least as standard practices in the US court systems goes. :) Desire for revenge is by itself not adequate to form the basis for a st...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 34863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

I think the Middle East three are the net winners out of this India-Pak kerfuffle and its effect on Pak airspace availability.

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by COEWR787
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2097
Views: 369465

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I get it now, except for one thing, and maybe I was temporarily insane? I looked into a number of cities in continental Europe and saw a NEW POLARIS map to GVA on a 763 TWICE and shouted “FINALLY!” - I looked at quite a number of dates in July and August and I cannot recall which it was. Then I loo...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2708
Views: 352113

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

https://www.businessinsider.com/boeing- ... urn-2019-5

Apparently they won;t be trusting FAA's soothing words any more.
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Europe (EASA) just outlined its own demands before it will let the MAX fly in Europe

https://www.businessinsider.com/boeing- ... urn-2019-5

Apparently they won;t be trusting FAA's soothing words any more.

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by COEWR787
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 46277

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Any further news on the Pakistan airspace transit situation?

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by COEWR787
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 15083

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

So looks like UA is pretty much done with service to India come August. I guess AI or LH will now be the Star Alliance choices.

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by COEWR787
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?
Replies: 52
Views: 9294

Re: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?

FAA Emergency Order Renders Iran Airspace a No-fly Zone https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2019-06-21/faa-emergency-order-renders-iran-airspace-no-fly-zone No fly zone only for US civilian aircraft. Other countries can do whatever they wish and several of them have been overf...

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by COEWR787
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?
Replies: 52
Views: 9294

Re: Fate of Gulf Carriers during the Iran crisis?

Glancing at Flightradar, Air India appears to be overflying Iran even after the incident, as are several other airlines. As far as I can tell all South and Southeast Asian Airlines as well as Chinese and Russian, and some Gulf airlines continue to overfly Iran, including some even over the Gulf of H...

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by COEWR787
Thu May 30, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30889

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

The 77L will still make it non stop. UA 49 makes it non stop from BOM to EWR using a 77W while avoiding Pakistan and Iran everyday these days. Half true. It uses the southern airspace of Pakistan that was opened near Karachi and it certainly flies over Iran. It was these 2 things that made the flig...

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by COEWR787
Wed May 29, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30889

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Everyone is assuming that DL's JFK-BOM flight will be successful, but if Pak airspace is still restricted and US air carriers avoiding Iranian air space, right from the start, DL's BOM-JFK flight have to stop somewhere enroute (in Europe or Middle East), putting them at a disadvantage. However AI d...

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by COEWR787
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2097
Views: 369465

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Here is a link for which EasyJet A319s United will be receiving. Still very very odd that they're going to pick up CFM powered A319s http://jethros.org.uk/fleets/fleet_listings/easyjet_a319.html UA has been operating 757s with different engine manufacturers since the merger. There's the pmUA 752s w...

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by COEWR787
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends EWR-DEL to 8th of May
Replies: 49
Views: 9351

Re: UA suspends EWR-DEL for two weeks from 4/5

It should be noted that EWR - DEL UA flight operated for years before EWR - BOM was added. Why would EWR - BOM require EWR - DEL to be operating is unfathomable. But I guess whatever rocks ones boat. :)

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by COEWR787
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1013
Views: 147739

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

sonicruiser wrote:
I'm pretty sure UA doesn't partner with AI to make the route work. Can DL not focus on O/D like UA?

UA partners with Jet Airways and Vistara for domestic connections from DEL and BOM in India from its non stops from US to India. It does not touch AI with even a ten foot barge pole!

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by COEWR787
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 47022

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

That engine really looks like it can eat a 737 fuselage!

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

If that's the case, then why pay for a FAKE non-stop flight? Might as well buy a one-stop on an European carrier from YYZ or EWR to DEL and pay MUCH LESS. The tickets were already bought, and this is presumably a temporary restriction - similar to a refueling stop for brutal counter winds - force m...

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

Weatherwatcher1 wrote:
THe problem with Germany is the curfew. The flights arrive just after curfew and that can even delay the departure from India.

Hopefully this won’t go on for much longer

Ah! That explains the later departure of the westbounds from DEL and BOM.

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

United first tried to use Bangor, but there were challenges getting that far. They then used Halifax. They sent the replacement crew up there on a 737-900ER from EWR to meet the 777. They did that since there weren’t commercial flights available. Then they used KEF. Now they are using FRA and MUC. ...

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

UA probably has to fly a route that is a bit longer than some other airlines as they probably avoid Iran airspace too. I guess that explains why AC is still flying BOM-YYZ nonstop while UA can't fly BOM-EWR nonstop. Seems that AC are looping south over the Arabian Sea and then directly over Iran an...

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

I have noticed that (Western) airliners have NOT updated their schedules. Why not? As it is now, every airline arrives constantly "late" in DEL (usually by 1-3 hours). This creates MAJOR havoc with connecting flights. And since this is now a well-known issue, EU 261 regulation applies whi...

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

As I recall it took a while even to get the more northerly polar route opened through Russia for the westbound nonstop flights from India to North America. On most days they are not used, but in the face of extremely powerful jet stream, they are used to head far north before heading west. The eastb...

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by COEWR787
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?
Replies: 43
Views: 7509

Re: AC flights from DEL now via CPH. Are other North America-India routes affected?

If that's the case, then why pay for a FAKE non-stop flight? Might as well buy a one-stop on an European carrier from YYZ or EWR to DEL and pay MUCH LESS. The easbounds are still non stop, at least for UA and AI. The westbounds cannot do their usual northbound out of India to avoid the jet stream, ...

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by COEWR787
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't United fly DEN-MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 3630

Re: Why doesn't United fly DEN-MIA?

UA has 3x daily from DEN to MCO and that is where it primarily connects to Silver

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by COEWR787
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 3362

Re: First Flight and Airline?

Summer of 1965 Air India 707 "Lhotse", DEL - SVO - LHR, flight AI 505

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by COEWR787
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI
Replies: 81
Views: 8594

Re: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI

Was on United flight couple weeks back. IAH to EWR; a main route. I was in the first row of Premier. I was starving. They brought the food tray up and I noticed the FA handing food up the the first class FA. The FA never asked me if I wanted food, so when she was a few rows back I hit the FA button...

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by COEWR787
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI
Replies: 81
Views: 8594

Re: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI

If only dogs could collect FF and BiS miles for lifetime status! :)

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by COEWR787
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EWR Barack H Obama Airport
Replies: 80
Views: 6318

Re: EWR Barack H Obama Airport

More legitimate would be changing the name of one of the Chicago area airports and name it after Obama I'd reckon.

I don't think the Jerseyites want to give up their connection with the Statue of Liberty ;)

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by COEWR787
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Mighty 757
Replies: 191
Views: 28222

Re: The Mighty 757

My most memorable flight on a 757 was on China Southern from Lhasa to Kathmandu. We flew within sight of the Mt. Everest - Lhotse massif. The view was spectacular....

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by COEWR787
Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - February 2017
Replies: 120
Views: 9332

Re: India Aviation Thread - February 2017

Looks like UA does that as well- was looking at BOM-EWR on United and showed several one-stop connections through DEL on 9W with onward to EWR on UA. Not a single connection on AI, although Star alliance member. Strange. I have had UA book me through MCO-EWR-DEL-CCU with the DEL-CCU leg on the 9W 3...

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by COEWR787
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Future Routes
Replies: 61
Views: 9559

Re: UA Future Routes

IAD: TLV: capital to capital service. TLV proves to be a success for UA. Keep in mind that tlv isn't the capitol of Israel! Irrespective of that technicality, most of the diplomatic missions to israel are in Tel Aviv. Also, Ben Gurion airport (TLV) is located between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and wit...

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by COEWR787
Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official US Domestic (ex HI) Widebody thread 2017
Replies: 110
Views: 18805

Re: USA domestic widebody thread 2016

Coming in February UA EWR - SFO - EWR 77W

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by COEWR787
Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First US Airline to return to Tehran?
Replies: 56
Views: 8771

Re: First US Airline to return to Tehran?

United apparently does overfly Iran near Meshad on its way to Mumbai from time to time. I have done so twice.

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by COEWR787
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Plans Tel Aviv
Replies: 44
Views: 7710

Re: AI Plans Tel Aviv

This sounds pretty strange that countries that don't have diplomatic relations with Israel won't allow other carriers to use their air space. If AI is not allowed to use for say Saudi Airspace to Israel, can India deny overfly rights to Saudi for a particular destination say Singapore or Hkg? Why w...

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by COEWR787
Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian looking at A380
Replies: 109
Views: 22319

Re: Hawaiian looking at A380

Unlikely to happen. but if the incredible happens then at least trips to Hawaii will become incredibly cheap on the transport part of it since they will have to drop fares seriously to fill those planes. :)

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by COEWR787
Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A direct flight between the USA and Iran?
Replies: 42
Views: 7056

Re: A direct flight between the USA and Iran?

I am reading with interest the analysis. However, US citizens can only visit Iran on an organized tour. American citizens can't apply for a visa at the Iranian embassy because there isn't one in Washington. Strictly speaking that is not true. US citizens with family in Iran can definitely get visas...

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by COEWR787
Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regularly scheduled domestic flights out of Int'l Terminals
Replies: 35
Views: 3592

Re: Regularly scheduled domestic flights out of Int'l Terminals

At EWR both Terminals B and C are used for both domestic and international flights, both arrival and departure.

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by COEWR787
Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIC BOM-DEL & LHR-AMD flights from EWR Start today
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Re: AIC BOM-DEL & LHR-AMD flights from EWR Start today

AI planning to restart using their 5th freedom right between London and the US again?

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by COEWR787
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Indian Aviation Policy: Open Skies, 5/20 Rule Change
Replies: 13
Views: 2325

Re: New Indian Aviation Policy: Open Skies, 5/20 Rule Change

YouGeeElWhy wrote:
Seems like 5000km excludes some of the EU. Would it be possible for India to negotiate Open Skies with the EU and it not cover all EU countries?

Does the policy imply that they will not make exceptions as they see fit?

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by COEWR787
Tue May 17, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The US Ever Build A New Int'l Airport?
Replies: 148
Views: 24862

RE: Will The US Ever Build A New Int'l Airport?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/D+L+X" class="quote" target="_blank">D L X</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>There aren't a lot of places in the US that ne...

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by COEWR787
Tue May 17, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continental Should Follow Alaska Air
Replies: 42
Views: 11384

RE: United Continental Should Follow Alaska Air

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/codc10" class="quote" target="_blank">codc10</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I don't take seriously the analysis of obser...

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by COEWR787
Sun May 08, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Were Your First 747 Series Flights?
Replies: 103
Views: 5450

RE: What Were Your First 747 Series Flights?

Air India Emperor Ashoka - <acronym title="Air Tahiti (French Polynesia)">VT</acronym>-EBD from <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym> to <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), Ind...

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by COEWR787
Mon May 02, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Else Could Order 777-300ERs?
Replies: 48
Views: 19177

RE: Who Else Could Order 777-300ERs?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sq22" class="quote" target="_blank">sq22</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>I would guess could be interesting for <acronym ...

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by COEWR787
Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Muslim Woman Removed From WN Flight At MDW
Replies: 182
Views: 17513

RE: Muslim Woman Removed From WN Flight At MDW

Looks like there was another removal incident on Southwest over the weekend: <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/17/us/southwest-muslim-passenger-removed/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/17/us/sou...uslim-passenger-removed/index.html</a> Maybe a little bit of admission of a pro...

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by COEWR787
Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777, 787, 797,...and Then?
Replies: 71
Views: 16716

RE: 777, 787, 797,...and Then?

Go hexadecimal!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> 7A7, 7B7, 7C7, upto 7F7. But then what?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="...

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