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by drerx7
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8116

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

Me knowing the woman in question personally - notwithstanding...I have seen passengers wearing much much much less and much much more offensive attire. The fact that she is a medical doctor is just more fuel to a PR snafu. For those that want to say "being an MD doesn't make her more special&qu...

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by drerx7
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8116

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

Actually someone asked if she was a non rev. Last time I checked you can add info to a conversation. So what do YOU add to the incident...Nothing.

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by drerx7
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8116

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

She is an MD here in Houston. I know her. Very respectful mother of Jamaican decent. She was visiting family with her son.

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by drerx7
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Bee has become an A350 only airline
Replies: 19
Views: 5408

Re: French Bee has become an A350 only airline

Just flew it PPT-SFO...it really wasn't that bad.

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by drerx7
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6627

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

A MEL tag on AA metal is pointless.

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by drerx7
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6627

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

No...DFW-hnl-mel is way out the way.

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by drerx7
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/2/2019:3M Drops DAB-FLL;AA Adds DCA-AGS/ECP;DL Adds LGB-LAS;ET Suspends Routes?;WN Update
Replies: 56
Views: 8708

Re: OAG Changes 6/2/2019:3M Drops DAB-FLL;AA Adds DCA-AGS/ECP;DL Adds LGB-LAS;ET Suspends Routes?;WN Update

ET to IAH postponed due to Max grounding. 788 will be used to cover as needed. Other routes affected as well. Was discussed in several other threads.

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by drerx7
Sun May 12, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA SFO-PPT Route Performance?
Replies: 12
Views: 4758

Re: UA SFO-PPT Route Preformance?

Lol, my wife and I are taking this flight June 4th. IAH-SFO-PPT, coming back via French Bee/Alaska/Southwest PPT-SFO-LAS-HOU. Overnight in LAS

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by drerx7
Fri May 10, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 5649

Re: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?

It was a luxury outfit...all C class IIRC. Who was the all A300 operator that flew from IAH to LGB?

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by drerx7
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest could look to Airbus for new aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 1032

Re: Southwest could look to Airbus for new aircraft

Discussed already and dismissed, suggest thread delete

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by drerx7
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7048

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019

A380 due back may 22nd I believe

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by drerx7
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1761
Views: 314283

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Do we have any way to see what aircraft are or will backfill for MAX flights? We know these birds will be grounded through summer...but on the schedules they have '737' listed.

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by drerx7
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC
Replies: 35
Views: 6166

Re: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC

Did it park at a gate in PHX?

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by drerx7
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983
Replies: 19
Views: 4025

Re: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983

Yes, SAA flew to IAH...it was forced to stop due to anti apartheid sanctions.

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by drerx7
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air & IAH
Replies: 94
Views: 4772

Re: Gulf Air & IAH

They served IAH briefly with the A340 from what I remember...what was the routing? Also a bit of IAH nostalgia - the PIA 747 Classic via MAN

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by drerx7
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dual jet bridge boarding
Replies: 51
Views: 8257

Re: Dual jet bridge boarding

Just flew in on the redeye 777 in first on United from SFO to IAH on Monday. We departed gate 82 and arrived C7 - duel bridges at both ends. The only difference was that the boarding wasn't split between classes - but which aisle you are seated on.

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by drerx7
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: EY to launch partnership with UA
Replies: 78
Views: 15762

Re: RUMOR: EY to launch partnership with UA

Pretty sure DL is the only US3 carrier at JNB, LOS, DSS, and ACC. Yeah, and what about AA? Zero. DL's Asia presence is laughable even compared to AA. Skyteam has a larger presense than OW and arguably Star in Asia Larger presence then Star? How? Star has Air China. ANA, Singapore, Asiana, Shenzen, ...

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by drerx7
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 47838

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

I was searching to book a flight on United just now - I see flights that were formally 737 Max9 showing up as 'Boeing 737'

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by drerx7
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 47838

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

Where were all their planes scattered? I know United has a couple at LAX, a couple at IAH, and the rest at HOU. What does the used 738 market look like right now? And one poster asked why accept planes they can't fly? The 737 Max isn't grounded forever...

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by drerx7
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714141

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

If the issue is the cg change forward makes the Max8 more prone to stall... does the increased length of the Max9 and Max10 theoretically offset this?

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by drerx7
Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is going on with the Houston airports (IAH and HOU)?
Replies: 31
Views: 4895

Re: What is going on with the Houston airports (IAH and HOU)?

From IAH, UA flies to SYD, 7 South American Cities, 10 Caribbean cities, 10 Central American Cities, 21 Mexican Cities, and 5 European cities, and they have partners to AUK, PEK, NRT, IST, and TPE. To Canada they fly YVR, YCC, YYZ, YEG, and partner with AC to YYZ, YYC (WS also flies here), and YUL....

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by drerx7
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385850

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Local news stated other human remains found today - presumably of the third individual.

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by drerx7
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385850

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

The only thing is, the aircraft had not entered the cell at the moment of the crash yet. Listening to the ATC, I stand corrected that it could have been to avoid the cell...but there was no weather at the location of impact at time of impact

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by drerx7
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385850

Re: Atlas Air or Giant 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

That left turn is bizarre. only reason i can think of that makes sense is that they knew they were doomed and didnt want to hurt anyone on the ground. More likely the turn was to avoid weather, which is what they wanted from ATC. GF Doubtful. That turn is sudden and intentional... not ATC instructe...

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by drerx7
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?
Replies: 64
Views: 6891

Re: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?

Several posts have addressed your specific questions kid. You just seem to refuse to accept the arguments. The thing is...if we entertain your faulty rationale that the aforementioned arguments are opinion based...so is yours. Also, if the DFW flights to Asia were O&D driven solely... you would ...

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by drerx7
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?
Replies: 64
Views: 6891

Re: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?

Mfe777 points are all flawed. He has presented absolutely baseless arguments and no data. The rationale he is providing lacks any wherewithal. We are only left with the possibilities that he is a child/teen, it is inflammatory and he is only attempting to get a rise, or he really has nearly zero kno...

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by drerx7
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?
Replies: 64
Views: 6891

Re: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?

Dude, you are ignoring any numbers provided, that can be substantiated. You just don't like the numbers. So no...we can't have a healthy discussion here when faced with obstinacy. You arent even discussing anything with any sound logic.

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by drerx7
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?
Replies: 64
Views: 6891

Re: Why there is no UA's transpacific routes from IAH except Tokyo NRT and Sydney, Australia?

What a fool. The numbers aren't made up. Where are your supporting numbers mfe?

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by drerx7
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of Bahamasair IAH-NAS
Replies: 54
Views: 6702

Re: Status of Bahamasair IAH-NAS

What's the interior config?

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by drerx7
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no TATL from PMI?
Replies: 45
Views: 6058

Re: Why no TATL from PMI?

Because its nothing worth flying thousands of miles for? It's a nice place for Europeans to get a tan but not worth a TATL for... It’s a million times nicer than Hawaii but let’s keep the ignorami ignorant .... works out better in the end for everyone AGREED! I love Hawaii for vacation - but I PMI ...

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by drerx7
Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 270
Views: 26079

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

EDIT: the CRJ-550s will be conversions of United's existing CRJ-700s and will not be new build frames. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ual-capacity/united-to-add-premium-seats-on-regional-and-mainline-jets-idUSKCN1PV0BF It's better that these CRJ-550s are conversions because these planes will be...

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by drerx7
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47721

Re: WN and Hawaii.

This would keep me from flying WN to Hawaii unless the cost for business select was not too much more than flying an airline with assigned seats plus baggage fees. I'll fly WN on 2-3 hr trips because if I don't get to sit next to my wife it won't be the end of the world. 6 hrs is past the limit for...

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by drerx7
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 47721

Re: WN and Hawaii.

The one problem I see with WNs model is the lack of assigned seating. The flight to Hawaii can approach 6 hours. That’s a long way to fly on vacation not being guaranteed seating next to family or friends. It’s not an obstacle on much shorter mainland flights but on these longer leisure flights, I ...

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by drerx7
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What’s UA’s domestic/Hawaii First like?
Replies: 11
Views: 2637

Re: What’s UA’s domestic/Hawaii First like?

Yea, its comfortable enough, flown that bird in both classes.

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by drerx7
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA IAH - PTY - IAH route performance
Replies: 20
Views: 3569

Re: CA IAH - PTY - IAH route performance

It was a great trip. The 777 was very clean and neat. Service was good, but robotic. Definitely a better option service wise than a United 737-900. Crew was friendly and meals were ok... not exceptional. Would definitely take this option as long as its flown.

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by drerx7
Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA IAH - PTY - IAH route performance
Replies: 20
Views: 3569

Re: CA IAH - PTY - IAH route performance

China has SIGNIFICANT investment in Panamanian infrastructure.

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by drerx7
Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA IAH - PTY - IAH route performance
Replies: 20
Views: 3569

Re: CA IAH - PTY - IAH route performance

The wife and I took it for a long weekend in Panama back in September. Going down it seemed like a 40% load, the return was about 75%. Its a purely political route.

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by drerx7
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 7048

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019

I flew IAH-PTY in September... going down it was about 40%... coming back 85% full

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by drerx7
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1761
Views: 314283

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Those EasyJet birds have the double overwing exits...that'll make for some challenging spotting and marshallering

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by drerx7
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winter Storm Eboni Causes Disruptions at IAH and DFW
Replies: 46
Views: 7905

Re: Winter Storm Eboni Causes Disruptions at IAH and DFW

UA 1115 739 TPA-IAH to PHX...

Whut?

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by drerx7
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 116
Views: 17476

Re: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more

DFW-MAD is bolstered by OneWorld traffic. I don't think there are as many PDEW between IAH and MAD either. Is AA bringing back DFW-KEF since they ran the icelandic carriers out?

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by drerx7
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594387

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Been following this thread in its entirety...I'd like to consider myself a very astute non biased aviation enthusiast...my question is this: Should the traveling public have reservations about flying a MAX right now? As I understand without any further info from the crash is that every one of these ...

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by drerx7
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.
Replies: 98
Views: 19152

Re: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.

I flew NZ during the summer IAH - AKL. The flight was full. I assume IAH - SYD doing well! Wow, an assumption based off of an anecdote from a totally different flight. You should go into route-planning. Also, "summer" is ambiguous. Pick a hemisphere. For those who live in Houston and have...

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by drerx7
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 175
Views: 21700

Re: Whats next at IAH?

I'm looking at the 2 renderings... I'm unclear on if this expands gates...

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by drerx7
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 89811

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Well said. No one is refuting the reason Chicago was chosen as HQ or the price of oil...its all about how the public perception of UA was fouled. I would be interested to see how other airlines have faired in Houston since the merger. Colloquially speaking it seems that other carriers have all grown...

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by drerx7
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7965

Re: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW

Interesting stats! Of the foreign born Africans... what's the breakdown?

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by drerx7
Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7965

Re: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW

Planes4you wrote:
tbboko802 wrote:
"Turkish Airlines just posted 82% load factors at IAH"

Actually, Turkish Air had a 91 percent LF in August on the Houston-Istanbul route.



Doesn’t mean it’s profitable

You have no basis for anything it looks like...suggesting deletion of this thread until evidence is presented.

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by drerx7
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7965

Re: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW

Why would TK drop IAH for DFW when they are in Star?

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