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by 777ord
Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US 3 Forming Airline Groups
Replies: 16
Views: 3650

Re: US 3 Forming Airline Groups

The possibility of AA/DL/UA doing another round of mergers isn't actually off the table. It is something that HAS been discussed. But I think that's all its been is just discussion. Even if you put aside the legality of such merger(s). Currently more interested in the merger (or lack thereof) of VX/...

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by 777ord
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines reports Q3 results -Revenue falls.
Replies: 26
Views: 6182

Re: American Airlines reports Q3 results -Revenue falls.

Considering we still have some work left in our merger. These are positive numbers!!! Especially when compared to another "Big 3" that lost many quarters in a row and has yet to fully merge.

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by 777ord
Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread 2016-2017
Replies: 672
Views: 91726

Re: What's happening lately at SAN?

I know I've been late to the party but my computer's been on the blink, I've been lurking lately. Twice I've been out at Liberty Station and got to see the BA 744 takeoff. One of those times the BA 744 tookoff Late at 1:15am! I don't know how much of a fine they paid after curfew. I have really bee...

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by 777ord
Sun Sep 18, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Call sign for N757AF (Donald Trump).
Replies: 35
Views: 11356

Re: Call sign for N757AF (Donald Trump).

currently its based on the tail number. IF that thing becomes POTUS, then it's standard terminology. He will have to cease his title and position from his companies and would not be allowd to travel on his own jets. bummer....

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by 777ord
Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does an airline see about you on the computer?
Replies: 66
Views: 12884

Re: What does an airline see about you on the computer?

something doesn't add up. they released your seat knowing full well you were connecting? And, as you said, were waiting. Sounds like the (gate operation) knew of your incoming arrival and still decided to drop your seat. My question is- who took it, and put YOU back in it. If the person replacing yo...

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by 777ord
Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta RFID Bag Tags
Replies: 17
Views: 4668

Re: Delta RFID Bag Tags

AA is developing this product, too. It's in its infant stages so I don't know more than that... The biggest hurdle is getting airports where common use systems are (practically all line stations) many airports are very hesitant to allow the install. Or, don't have the infrastructure to support it :(...

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by 777ord
Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA dropping ORD-DUS; AB starting ORD-DUS; AA starting ORD-AMS
Replies: 53
Views: 11945

Re: Rumor: AA dropping ORD-DUS; AB starting ORD-DUS; AA starting ORD-AMS

I would be STUNNED if we launched ORD-AMS. Our focus is Asia/Pacific and there IS going to be more expansion. Expect BNE. I mean, we only have been training people there (not just for diversionary reasons). DEL or BOM is also on the map and is way more likely than AMS. Just because we are training o...

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by 777ord
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launches All-new 'Polaris' Business Class Seat Part 1
Replies: 200
Views: 30478

UA Launches All-new 'Polaris' Business Class Seat Part 1

definitely an improvement from the current product both CO and UA models.

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by 777ord
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Method To Solve Overbooking Or What
Replies: 52
Views: 11575

RE: New AA Method To Solve Overbooking Or What

No. this is clearly a moron who felt he is more important than the people who play by the rules... This guy doesnt know who is above him on the list or how a WR works.

Definitely NOT a news story

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by 777ord
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Gate For QR755 In ATL Inaugural
Replies: 215
Views: 29791

RE: No Gate For QR755 In ATL Inaugural

I would be more interested to see how the subsequent days go. A one off could be just that.. But, continuous gate issues would be sabotage.

This will be interesting to watch for sure!

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by 777ord
Tue May 31, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ITV’s Series 2 Heathrow:Britian’s Busiest Airport.
Replies: 4
Views: 9041

RE: ITV’s Series 2 Heathrow:Britian’s Busiest Airport.

awesome experience!!!! I wish I had BBC to watch! I love watching the LHR shows, such as the old favorite, "AIRPORT".

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by 777ord
Tue May 31, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 7 Delays 5/29/16
Replies: 17
Views: 4882

RE: JFK Terminal 7 Delays 5/29/16

Let's also compare the size of the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> operation to ANA etc.. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> has a monster operation for <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> compared t...

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by 777ord
Fri May 27, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily
Replies: 140
Views: 24927

RE: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily

I don't get why we are all getting so upset over this route ending. In my 3 years back at <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>/UA that route was not full. I'm sure cargo was. As with everyone here, we're always sad to see a route go regardless of aircraft or city pairs. I am, how...

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by 777ord
Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker Leaving American?
Replies: 20
Views: 9581

RE: Doug Parker Leaving American?

Yea, he is NOT going anywhere soon. Considering he's leading a company thru a merger and all the technicalities involved with it, he's done an amazing job.

So the stock isn't at $40/share right now, but he's not worried. He's fully vested in AA.

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by 777ord
Sun Apr 10, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10362

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

Let's not go down the rabbit hole- again... Bethune was an inspiration and trustworthy leader then <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> needed... Sadly, Smisek was not CEO material. Anyone who says he's a good leader is mistaken. we all (hopefully) agree on that. UAL seems to be ...

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by 777ord
Thu Apr 07, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United And IAM Reach TA
Replies: 48
Views: 6342

RE: United And IAM Reach TA

read-the-contract..... or they'll be in the same boat they are now. But we all know they won't. It's time off and pay they look at. that's it.

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by 777ord
Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 1246: FA Deploys Slide "On Purpose"
Replies: 37
Views: 16576

RE: UAL 1246: FA Deploys Slide "On Purpose"

I bet she'll get promoted.

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by 777ord
Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Giving Up On EWR Slots From DL
Replies: 79
Views: 13150

RE: United Giving Up On EWR Slots From DL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy...

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by 777ord
Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies For LAX-PEK
Replies: 636
Views: 114654

RE: AA Applies For LAX-PEK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Quoting 777ord (Reply 33): What I know wil...

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by 777ord
Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 Incident At Heathrow
Replies: 15
Views: 21793

RE: United 747 Incident At Heathrow

this is a first? no pictures of the event!

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by 777ord
Tue Mar 29, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies For LAX-PEK
Replies: 636
Views: 114654

RE: AA Applies For LAX-PEK

I'm very excited to see this addition to our TPAC portfolio! What I know will never happen, but, would be amazing to see, would be <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-GUM. That would decimate the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym...

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by 777ord
Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Suspending Flights Because Of Pilot Shortages
Replies: 2
Views: 3722

RE: SAS Suspending Flights Because Of Pilot Shortages

Definitely poor planning. If there are so many pilot shortages, how come there are countless pilots without work?

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by 777ord
Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 2598 Diverted Due Cabin Crew?
Replies: 47
Views: 25269

RE: DL 2598 Diverted Due Cabin Crew?

where is the video?? There is always video of everything in our world now.... surprised it hasn't been posted yet.

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by 777ord
Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX To HKG
Replies: 46
Views: 13189

RE: AA LAX To HKG

that's what I am thinking. They did ask the question of "what other routes can we see" and there was NO talk of downsizing Asia/pacific, cutting <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>. It was all focused around building a base and growing from the...

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by 777ord
Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX To HKG
Replies: 46
Views: 13189

RE: AA LAX To HKG

LAXHKG- expect in a year... just stated in our internal Financial recap Q&A.

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by 777ord
Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Off Runway 9L At ORD
Replies: 29
Views: 15153

RE: Plane Off Runway 9L At ORD

Seems like UAL has had a LOT of runway sliding lately. Anyone have any idea why the sudden rise??

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by 777ord
Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces LAX-SEA/PDX/MSP/MSY/MCI/OMA/BDL/ANC
Replies: 184
Views: 27857

RE: AA Announces LAX-SEA/PDX/MSP/MSY/MCI/OMA/BDL/ANC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">mah4546</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Inter...

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by 777ord
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN In 2016 - Looking Better Than 2015?
Replies: 64
Views: 6429

RE: SAN In 2016 - Looking Better Than 2015?

BA goes to daily 744 on March 27.. Keep that in mind for plane spotting purposes.. All rumors of the 773 or 787 or double daily.. false. Will remain at gate 20.

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by 777ord
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's Fired HKG FAs-Any Updates?
Replies: 106
Views: 17471

RE: UA's Fired HKG FAs-Any Updates?

I have no idea if they were fired... I do know they are on a leave pending investigation. What most fail to agree to is the <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s still continued to refuse to do their job after a full inspection deemed it safe and ok to go. They also acted out, disobe...

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mulls Non-Stop US-Singapore Flight
Replies: 138
Views: 25448

RE: UA Mulls Non-Stop US-Singapore Flight

so how does swapping metal make this the longest flight? Still looks like EWR-NRT_SIn to me..

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by 777ord
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JB, DL, AA To Introduce "Last Class".
Replies: 94
Views: 21536

RE: JB, DL, AA To Introduce "Last Class".

It's hilarious to step back and read the comments made so far, and what people think... For one, people want the "free food" and "free stuff"... HOWEVER, they hate the food! They complain about it. So, why give it if you're just gonna cry like a little kid? And, it seems like everyone is allergic or...

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX Charts Impressive Growth In AA's Network
Replies: 54
Views: 11136

RE: PHX Charts Impressive Growth In AA's Network

PHX isn't going ANYWHERE in the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> system. It's been said time and time again, too. I'm glad to see such growth at <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, too. Now, if only they coul...

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by 777ord
Tue Dec 15, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New World's Longest Flight To Be Announced Soon?
Replies: 158
Views: 43029

RE: New World's Longest Flight To Be Announced Soon?

does anyone know when this announcement will come? said next week. But... when?

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Announces New Int'l Prem Econ Cabin
Replies: 86
Views: 17158

RE: American Announces New Int'l Prem Econ Cabin

I can't wait to see it used. It'll really put the other US Carriers to shame in terms of product offerings.

Expect more great announcements to come, soon.

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Leave DXB
Replies: 166
Views: 24500

RE: UA To Leave DXB

When I worked for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. This route was always packed. I never saw it empty and spent a few days waiting to get out of <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>. However, that does not mean it made money. The...

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Announces New Int'l Prem Econ Cabin
Replies: 86
Views: 17158

RE: American Announces New Int'l Prem Econ Cabin

I had a hard time keeping this one quiet! So glad it's officially announced.

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mulls Non-Stop US-Singapore Flight
Replies: 138
Views: 25448

RE: UA Mulls Non-Stop US-Singapore Flight

I doubt they'd start that service. Just because the capability exists and a certain market does. doesn't mean UAL will.. I couldn't imagine being in a UAL plane for that long. especially with that senior of people working it. yikes...

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by 777ord
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here's The Pmus New Interior
Replies: 86
Views: 15927

RE: Here's The Pmus New Interior

nice. Not sure why people care what color the seats are... you can't even tell when you're sitting in them. I'd not even care if the seat was hot pink with neon green if it was comfortable. Dark colors also help with stains and scuffs a lot better than lighter colors. #passengershaming certainly pro...

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by 777ord
Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB To Receive 8-9 Additional Air Carrier Slots
Replies: 91
Views: 13310

RE: LGB To Receive 8-9 Additional Air Carrier Slots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MKIAZ" class="quote" target="_blank">MKIAZ</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Field (...

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by 777ord
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Deplaned After Woman Sees Text Saying Dynamite
Replies: 138
Views: 14033

RE: 4 Deplaned After Woman Sees Text Saying Dynamite

you have to be kidding me...... People are just crazy.... Just totally at a loss for words with the insanity people have in our country.

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by 777ord
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oversized Cabin Baggage In The United States
Replies: 42
Views: 8195

RE: Oversized Cabin Baggage In The United States

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ruscoe" class="quote" target="_blank">Ruscoe</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Can anyone who has worked the various types,...

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by 777ord
Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would UA Look Like If AA Closes ORD Hub?
Replies: 94
Views: 13727

RE: What Would UA Look Like If AA Closes ORD Hub?

this has been discussed forever. It's not closing. It will see changes, but NO closure.

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by 777ord
Fri Nov 27, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oversized Cabin Baggage In The United States
Replies: 42
Views: 8195

RE: Oversized Cabin Baggage In The United States

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/joffie" class="quote" target="_blank">joffie</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> Its amazing how much cabin baggage people in ...

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by 777ord
Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow
Replies: 176
Views: 28572

RE: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sydscott" class="quote" target="_blank">Sydscott</a> (<a href="#101" class="quote">Reply 101</a>):<br/><i> Quoting from the article: "Air <acron...

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by 777ord
Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 To SAN S16!
Replies: 59
Views: 13897

RE: BA 747 To SAN S16!

excellent news!!! The 773 is coming to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> before the 744. They are continuously oversold EVERY NIGHT. It helps with the cruise line industry that is doing quite well here in <acronym title="San Die...

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by 777ord
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow
Replies: 176
Views: 28572

RE: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow

It is. But, probably a safe bet with <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> running simultaneously. Establish presence, waiting for more frames to come on-line and then go.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/...

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by 777ord
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow
Replies: 176
Views: 28572

RE: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow

Daily 787 service in June. WOOHOO!

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by 777ord
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow
Replies: 176
Views: 28572

RE: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow

does anyhow have a link to the broadcast??? Parker is in NZ for this announcement. its already 4minutes past 5pm central time..... when it was due to offiically be announced

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by 777ord
Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Next Big Thing?
Replies: 113
Views: 16386

RE: United Next Big Thing?

UAs next moves needs to be with its employees, and, customers. They have the routes and the markets, their product, while dated is <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> when compared to the others that need immediate fixing. They've destroyed their customer experience, employee pride/trus...

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by 777ord
Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow
Replies: 176
Views: 28572

RE: AA Set To Announce LAX-AKL Tomorrow

FINALLY!!!!!!!!!

Looking on the employee website, it just says, "Kiwi's Make great friends, too!" Check back at 1700 Central.... I feel it'll be from LAX.

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