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by Continental
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)
Replies: 22
Views: 10068

Re: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)

Yeah, could we get the original link, please? This seems like a report worth viewing.

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by Continental
Thu Nov 19, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY Adds MSP - DEN
Replies: 28
Views: 3630

RE: SY Adds MSP - DEN

So they're reinstating DEN, right? How long has it been since they've flown there?

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by Continental
Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Plane Hit With Laser On Approach To SAN
Replies: 12
Views: 3261

RE: AA Plane Hit With Laser On Approach To SAN

Last December when we were landing at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> at night I saw a green laser pointing at us. Hit my window for a brief second, and I can tell you that it truly is blinding. I'm not sure how'd you be able ...

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by Continental
Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Says Minnesota Jobs Threatened By ME3
Replies: 61
Views: 12919

RE: DL Says Minnesota Jobs Threatened By ME3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rmoore7734" class="quote" target="_blank">rmoore7734</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>efficient hub but poor runway layout...

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by Continental
Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Flight Report: SJC-IAH On UA (A320 Y)
Replies: 9
Views: 6161

RE: My First Flight Report: SJC-IAH On UA (A320 Y)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/S75752" class="quote" target="_blank">S75752</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I wish I had taken a screenshot of the ...

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by Continental
Mon Aug 17, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Says Minnesota Jobs Threatened By ME3
Replies: 61
Views: 12919

RE: DL Says Minnesota Jobs Threatened By ME3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FSDan" class="quote" target="_blank">FSDan</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>As others have said, this is probably an attem...

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by Continental
Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Specialty Brew Beer Offerings
Replies: 40
Views: 7544

RE: Airline Specialty Brew Beer Offerings

Sun Country, based in MN, offers Surly Beer brewed in the Minneapolis metro area. I personally love the beer, and also love that it comes only in 16 oz cans.

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by Continental
Sun Jul 05, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Speedbird Dreamliner To Boston: VIE-LHR-PHL-BOS
Replies: 30
Views: 34006

RE: Speedbird Dreamliner To Boston: VIE-LHR-PHL-BOS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/321neo" class="quote" target="_blank">321neo</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Ocean city, or Atlantic City maybe ? So...

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by Continental
Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Korea To Open 'landmark' New Terminal
Replies: 35
Views: 16775

RE: North Korea To Open 'landmark' New Terminal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PillowTester" class="quote" target="_blank">PillowTester</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>One has to wonder what is really...

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by Continental
Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Economy Class PTVs (At Least 20") Coming!
Replies: 29
Views: 11789

RE: Largest Economy Class PTVs (At Least 20") Coming!

There is a zero percent chance this will ever happen. It's about as likely as those "seats" in which you stand for the flight.

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by Continental
Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: We're Too Busy To Talk To You
Replies: 75
Views: 19115

RE: AA: We're Too Busy To Talk To You

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TVNWZ" class="quote" target="_blank">TVNWZ</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I can understand the situation. With all the s...

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by Continental
Sat Jun 13, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Inaugural HEL-ORD Today June 13
Replies: 11
Views: 6542

RE: Finnair Inaugural HEL-ORD Today June 13

Super cool. Does this replace the seasonal AA 763?

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by Continental
Tue Jun 09, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Vaccine Movement In The 21st Century!
Replies: 99
Views: 4946

RE: Anti-Vaccine Movement In The 21st Century!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i> In fact, the evidence that seat...

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by Continental
Tue Jun 09, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Make Important Announcement On 6-9-15 - Pt 2
Replies: 99
Views: 25690

RE: AA To Make Important Announcement On 6-9-15 - Pt 2

While I think it's quite cool, they totally gave it away with their Twitter. It should have been more subtle!

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by Continental
Fri Jun 05, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting More US Passengers To Connect In Canada?
Replies: 59
Views: 10242

RE: Getting More US Passengers To Connect In Canada?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cosyr" class="quote" target="_blank">Cosyr</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i> I flew <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleto...

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by Continental
Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting More US Passengers To Connect In Canada?
Replies: 59
Views: 10242

RE: Getting More US Passengers To Connect In Canada?

One of my best connections ever was through <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> on my way to <acronym title="Venice - Tessera (Marco Polo) (VCE / LIPZ), Italy">VCE</acronym>. Not only was the international terminal at <acro...

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by Continental
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Far Airlines Have Come In 11 Years!
Replies: 43
Views: 10039

RE: How Far Airlines Have Come In 11 Years!

Eventually all the airlines in the US will merge into one, giant Comcast Airlines.

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by Continental
Wed Jun 03, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Revenues Down, Stock Drops 2%
Replies: 115
Views: 11900

RE: Delta Revenues Down, Stock Drops 2%

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fanoftristars" class="quote" target="_blank">fanoftristars</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>I think people who spent $3000...

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by Continental
Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alitalia Livery: This Thursday 4 June!
Replies: 235
Views: 47228

RE: New Alitalia Livery: This Thursday 4 June!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>I am prepared for disappointment...

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by Continental
Fri May 08, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Polio: Going... Going... Almost Gone.
Replies: 47
Views: 3761

RE: Polio: Going... Going... Almost Gone.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i> Don't mosquitos pollenate mango...

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by Continental
Fri May 08, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country May Shutdown Says Chairman
Replies: 102
Views: 22527

RE: Sun Country May Shutdown Says Chairman

I love all the speculation here. I'll add to it: I doubt SY is going anywhere. In fact, I bet they'll reach an agreement soon and this will all be behind them.

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by Continental
Fri May 08, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country May Shutdown Says Chairman
Replies: 102
Views: 22527

RE: Sun Country May Shutdown Says Chairman

From the article: "Nothing is going on at Sun Country that will have any impact on current customers," Fredericksen said.

How so?! If they shutdown, then the planes wouldn't fly. They have been talking of a strike for months now. Seems to me that this would directly impact the current customers.

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by Continental
Thu May 07, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Polio: Going... Going... Almost Gone.
Replies: 47
Views: 3761

RE: Polio: Going... Going... Almost Gone.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ArmitageShanks" class="quote" target="_blank">ArmitageShanks</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>What do you all think about ...

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by Continental
Thu Apr 30, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memories: JFK TWA Flight Center T5
Replies: 47
Views: 5820

RE: Memories: JFK TWA Flight Center T5

I used it a few times in 2000-2001 when Sun Country used <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym>. I loved the open atrium with the restaurant/snack bar upstairs. We'd always have a snack upstairs and people watch while we waited for our flight. While we waited to board, I remember walkin...

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by Continental
Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Croatia Airlines Wants To Develop Eastern Europe
Replies: 26
Views: 4490

RE: Croatia Airlines Wants To Develop Eastern Europe

So wouldn't ZAG-EWR make most sense? There would be plenty of connections via UA.

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by Continental
Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Imax Film: Living In The Age Of Airplanes
Replies: 33
Views: 14122

RE: New Imax Film: Living In The Age Of Airplanes

Sioux Falls. Dare I make the 3 hr drive?

EDIT: If I could only FLY there!

[Edited 2015-04-20 13:36:36]

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by Continental
Tue Apr 14, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways First Class+DSLR [email protected]|MIA✈TPA✈MIA
Replies: 43
Views: 22997

RE: US Airways First Class+DSLR [email protected]|MIA✈TPA✈MIA

Cool report. Any idea how the camera was recovered?

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by Continental
Tue Apr 14, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The BA Way To Europe. SAN-LHR And CDG-LHR-SAN
Replies: 20
Views: 14984

RE: The BA Way To Europe. SAN-LHR And CDG-LHR-SAN

Nice report! I liked your enthusiasm which made this a refreshing read. Much better than the typical dry report of someone complaining about the sub-par service and poor food quality in F class.

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by Continental
Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21461

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

The light blue was the best part of the previous scheme. What a shame!

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by Continental
Sun Mar 15, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NYC To Curacao / Bonaire On JetBlue; Insel Air; UA
Replies: 6
Views: 7257

RE: NYC To Curacao / Bonaire On JetBlue; Insel Air; UA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lychemsa" class="quote" target="_blank">lychemsa</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>We did take a boat trip to Klein Bo...

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by Continental
Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A Language Speakers Decision By Route
Replies: 86
Views: 10525

RE: F/A Language Speakers Decision By Route

What about flights to countries where the language isn't so common? For example, what about the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK),...

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by Continental
Fri Feb 27, 2015 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50th Anniversary Of The Douglas DC-9
Replies: 31
Views: 4544

RE: 50th Anniversary Of The Douglas DC-9

Remember the days when the a.nutters would bash NW and the DC-9? We used to talk about how they were getting left behind with their ancient fleet.

Now look at us!

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by Continental
Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Rejects Delta's Apology
Replies: 136
Views: 26929

RE: Emirates Rejects Delta's Apology

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTWPurserBoy" class="quote" target="_blank">DTWPurserBoy</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i>Or sit tight and wait for this t...

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by Continental
Thu Feb 19, 2015 2:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta First Class+Dead Hubs+MD-90s PBI✈CVG✈MEM✈MIA
Replies: 37
Views: 29107

RE: Delta First Class+Dead Hubs+MD-90s PBI✈CVG✈MEM✈MIA

Very cool report! Those dying <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> hubs really are something to see. I flew via <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> last year and couldn't believe how dehubbed it was. I recall coming across a gate blocki...

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by Continental
Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Onboard A One-month Old DL 739ER In F! FSM-ATL-LAX
Replies: 16
Views: 10048

RE: Onboard A One-month Old DL 739ER In F! FSM-ATL-LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kann123air" class="quote" target="_blank">kann123air</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Not really sure what airport an...

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by Continental
Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-TPE: New BR 77W (Part II), Ft. Special Meal
Replies: 9
Views: 11858

RE: LAX-TPE: New BR 77W (Part II), Ft. Special Meal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aertviation" class="quote" target="_blank">aertviation</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The staggering roundtrip pric...

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by Continental
Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sad AA Sight At ORD
Replies: 46
Views: 23621

RE: Sad AA Sight At ORD

One of my favorite <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 rides was <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Palm Springs - International (Regional / Municipal) (PSP / KPS...

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by Continental
Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 15 Ways Flying Was Different In The 1980s
Replies: 51
Views: 12657

RE: 15 Ways Flying Was Different In The 1980s

Hell it's changed a lot from the late 90's early 2000's. I've said this before but I remember getting a full lunch box on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<...

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by Continental
Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country 2015 Summer Schedule Out
Replies: 18
Views: 3525

RE: Sun Country 2015 Summer Schedule Out

Not surprised with the drop in summer FL traffic. We Minnesotans love our summers more than anything else but will sometimes find the humidity up here to be too much!

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by Continental
Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New U2 Album: 'Songs Of Innocence'
Replies: 38
Views: 3342

RE: New U2 Album: 'Songs Of Innocence'

Found the new album in my iTunes on my phone and downloaded it from the cloud. I'd say that Cedarwood Road is my favorite song on the CD. Overall a pretty enjoyable album.

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by Continental
Sat Aug 30, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Continental Meatball Logo
Replies: 19
Views: 8133

RE: Old Continental Meatball Logo

I love that logo. My earliest, best aviation memories were looking for that logo whenever we'd drive to TPA.

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by Continental
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thai Airways A380 Royal First Class - FRA-BKK
Replies: 23
Views: 34009

RE: Thai Airways A380 Royal First Class - FRA-BKK

Awesome trip report. It's crazy how much better first class is on non-US carriers.

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by Continental
Wed Aug 13, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Reveals New A350 Interiors
Replies: 66
Views: 26604

RE: Finnair Reveals New A350 Interiors

I like the colors, I think it's great. However, I'm not so sure I'd enjoy having that console located directly to the left or right of my face. Gives it less of an airy feel, especially if I'm near a window and want to look out. But my opinion doesn't matter because I don't have the $ or status to f...

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by Continental
Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA First Class Meal Service Announcement
Replies: 80
Views: 22609

RE: New AA First Class Meal Service Announcement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nonrevman" class="quote" target="_blank">nonrevman</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>So to sum this up, the First Class din...

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by Continental
Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2016: How Will It Be?
Replies: 26
Views: 15627

RE: FS2016: How Will It Be?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/9MMPQ" class="quote" target="_blank">9MMPQ</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Upon said crash you will be tea bagged.</i></f...

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by Continental
Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Observation Decks In US Airports?
Replies: 32
Views: 16834

RE: Observation Decks In US Airports?

MSP has an enclosed observation deck. I used to go there all the time when I was younger. It offers a pretty good view of 12L/30R and the eastern part of terminal 1.

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by Continental
Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Post Record Quarter
Replies: 44
Views: 5381

RE: Spirit Post Record Quarter

Right on, <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym>! Used to hate them until I realized how much $$ I was saving by flying them. In fact, I enjoy their flights (as long as they're not to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>) because t...

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by Continental
Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Expanding Inflight Entertainment Options
Replies: 75
Views: 9954

RE: DL Expanding Inflight Entertainment Options

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yvphx" class="quote" target="_blank">yvphx</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>While nice, no one will switch Delta because of ...

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by Continental
Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405
Replies: 21
Views: 27152

RE: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405

Excellent trip report! <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> FC looks absolutely amazing. I also like that minimalist, contemporary feel. I've never seen the bed in addition to the seat which is fantastic. It looks so comfortable, no wonder why it was the best sleep you've ever had on an...

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by Continental
Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bad Joke Friday
Replies: 25
Views: 2653

RE: Bad Joke Friday

Got this one from a patient who pulled me aside in a busy lobby to tell me this joke:

Why shouldn't a blind man go skydiving?
Because it would scare the shit out of his dog.

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