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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380895

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Every airline will become smaller as far as operations. TPG likes to think they know the ends and outs of airlines, but in fact they're just repeat travel bloggers.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta changes rules on FA uniforms
Replies: 20
Views: 6994

Re: Delta changes rules on FA uniforms

Uniforms are a pain in the ass for airline people. They have to be eminently durable, which instantly rules out certain materials. They have to try to be fashionable, which is impossible given that you have to be able to fit 95% percentile of all body sizes and shapes. It's a lose lose every time a...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 9490

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

777 you rotate the handle to open the door, there is no button. The last time I flew in a 777 they didn't mention this detail; so how are we supposed to know..... The critical point is not what method is required to open the door, but what method is used to deploy the slide ? Is that a simple push ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri May 10, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't Delta fly International out of DFW?
Replies: 69
Views: 9677

Re: Why didn't Delta fly International out of DFW?

sprxUSA wrote:
In case no one mentioned it, DL flew DFW-FRA nonstop. LOL.

Hahaha I was just about to say... did no one mention DFW-FRA? I think the answer is they didn’t want to... so, move on

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 384800

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

so when is it supposed to come out? I thought the date was April 4th?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 384800

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I can't wait for the unveil so this insane thread will end, but then 50 more pages will be added by users writing paragraphs about how they hate it.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed
Replies: 46
Views: 8086

Re: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed

link isn't working. does someone have a picture? https://i.ibb.co/hf20L07/54798181-10219244305044990-6283771062261907456-n.jpg https://i.ibb.co/cD0XTMg/55457256-10219244304964988-2966753092118249472-n.jpg The logo's okay but the font looks cheap. I love it! Question is: will we ever see it actually...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed
Replies: 46
Views: 8086

Re: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed

link isn't working. does someone have a picture?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 384800

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Who knows, maybe there won't be any greens or purples at all. It could be just a uniform and seat image, like DL and the purple they use on their uniforms.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW High Winds Today
Replies: 25
Views: 3283

Re: DFW High Winds Today

yeeeeeah... flew in this afternoon and it was quite a landing

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 133525

Re: American Airlines Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s

Does anyone know what the last route will be? Inner Texas?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL
Replies: 62
Views: 11848

Re: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL

The large group of PHX FAs moved to DFW awhile ago. Unless this is another shift, it’s orobably old news. The senior FAs want DFW bc of the trips they can do.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa 747-8, Premium Economy FRA-JFK
Replies: 19
Views: 16708

Re: Lufthansa 747-8, Premium Economy FRA-JFK

GREAT TRIP REPORT!

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics
Replies: 225
Views: 37067

Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Slightly off-topic here but, does anyone know why AC2340 is a 789 operating San Antonio- Toronto today 1/23? Is this normal?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TAROM (RO) pivoting to Star Alliance?
Replies: 16
Views: 3710

Re: Is TAROM (RO) pivoting to Star Alliance?

By joining *A I think Tarom would benefit with connecting passengers through many different hubs across Europe. I know the Romanian tourism industry is rapidly climbing and more pax are wanting to head to the US mainly from Romania. Air canada rouge seems to be doing well on both of its routes. Whic...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 96504

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

Brace yourselves... https://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p578/Kev_Andrew/aerlingus%20new%20livery_zpskokyoxez.png Apparently this is a leak of the new livery, it's not confirmed to be *the* new livery but it is a leak. The overall design is what I expected, not too bothered with that but the new sh...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12918

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

Cho - Your friend didn’t tell you the whole story. You can’t over-use non rev travel; you only get it revoked for using it to conduct non-airline business, conducting yourself in a poor manner/being abusive toward customers or co-workers while traveling. What this dad did was fully compliant with n...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12918

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

Delta was apparently just fine with this, so it wasn't abuse. Delta management (some level of it) is the body that would determine abuse and they have said it was fine, and have even touted the story. So, no abuse, and nothing to see here, move along, these aren't the droids you're looking for. I j...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12918

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

I know what you mean. But one should use ones non rev as a privilege, not entitlement. So one should not use non rev just for personal pleasure or to an extent that abuse the good will of airlines. I am only concerned that it could be seen by some one as an excessive usage of non rev privilege to f...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12918

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

FIrst of all, it does not matter if every father, mother or daughter starts to do the same thing. You only clear the flight if there is a seat available after all revenue passengers (and higher priority non-revs) have been accommodated. Secondly, airlines expect their employees/pass holders to use ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12918

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

In Asia, I don't think airlines allow unlimited passes for non rev. And during peak travel times, they don't stand a chance always to get seats. It's all full to the brim after all the upgrades etc. If they are on a positioning flight, thats different, the airline has to take care of that aspect an...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12918

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

Question: Did he travel non-rev or actually bought the revenue ticket? I have to ask because he would qualify for non-rev travel as a parent. But using non-rev to follow family member 6 flights in a day is in a grey area of non-rev ticket usage. No matter how he travelled it is a great father-daugh...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Millennials Have Less Sex
Replies: 105
Views: 7311

Re: Millennials Have Less Sex

Millenials already got screwed by previous generations, so it's no surprise that sex isn't high on our list of things to do. The reality is, they're too busy being offended by everything to have the time for sex. I think I'm so taken back by the comment, I think I'm gonna abstain from sex! Lolol wt...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Foundation to Close
Replies: 36
Views: 1675

Re: Trump Foundation to Close

The corruption is bleeding through. The world has been exposed to the truth and one by one everyone affiliated with it will go down.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires
Replies: 112
Views: 24453

Re: American Airlines announces service between LAX and Buenos Aires

Nobody does SA like AA. Hopefully we'll see more routes from LAX.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 to Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 7295

Re: AA 787 to Cancun

trpmb6 wrote:
AAtakeMeAway wrote:
So - they're still separate?


Still separate. Cancun is just considered a "domestic" route because majority of the travelers are tourists on holiday.

Crews can operate IPD and DOM at the same time. You can be in London one week and Austin the next. Just an example.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?
Replies: 109
Views: 17671

Re: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?

DFW. Except for a maybe a few remaining outliers that is only where they fly out of now. Yes you're right. DFW. The only remaining MD-80 routes with AA that do not touch DFW are ORD to MSP, STL and RDU. I won't be surprised if ORD looses the MD-80 by the end of this year, because with a fleet of on...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MadDog rumor du jour:
Replies: 49
Views: 14160

Re: AA MadDog rumor du jour:

And I bet those Mad Dogs are more reliable and will have more hours/cycles than any A320, B737's they are replaced by will ever have. The super 80s always have matinence issues. It’ll be bitter sweet. Only times I enjoyed that plane was when I was able to sit in the first 15-20 rows. You can’t even...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.
Replies: 98
Views: 19687

Re: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.

There is no reason the flight can't work out of IAH. Qantas is running a very successful A380 daily out of DFW and has for a couple of years. And that is without a JV with its OneWorld Partner American. United has a major hub at IAH and it could serve the same way as DFW does for AA/QF. Also, AKL -...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.
Replies: 98
Views: 19687

Re: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.

There is no reason the flight can't work out of IAH. Qantas is running a very successful A380 daily out of DFW and has for a couple of years. And that is without a JV with its OneWorld Partner American. United has a major hub at IAH and it could serve the same way as DFW does for AA/QF.. You realiz...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated September 2018 Loads
Replies: 10
Views: 2019

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated September 2018 Loads

LH still going strong. Anyone think they would've added MUC if AA didn't? Possible, but unlikely. My guess is that LH figures it has Texas covered with nonstops to AUS, DFW, and IAH; I wonder if they have enough of the correct aircraft. Plus, MUC traffic to the US is heavily concentrated on the coa...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated September 2018 Loads
Replies: 10
Views: 2019

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated September 2018 Loads

LH still going strong. Anyone think they would've added MUC if AA didn't?
No surprise WOW stopped flights, 3 new carriers on one new route there was bound to be a loser.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10
Replies: 102
Views: 25003

Re: United takes delivery of first Boeing 787-10

Wow that is a long plane! What routes could we see this on in the future?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 282
Views: 38490

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

BA continues to surprise me. They've been successful with the new routes they've been starting in the US. Charleston is a wealthy city, im sure this will expand to more frequencies.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 36111

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

It doesn’t look that different

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 803
Views: 84141

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

Theres a ton of pages on this thread so not sure if its been said, but what about Iceland air?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Star is Born Opening Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 868

Re: A Star is Born Opening Weekend

NIKV69 wrote:
Not a Gaga fan I think she benefits from the payola and the constant press she gets. She isn't a great actress and not a great singer. She does know hot to market herself though.


I think Tony Bennet and many other legends would beg to differ. Have you not watched her live?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Star is Born Opening Weekend
Replies: 9
Views: 868

A Star is Born Opening Weekend

Are any of you going to see it? It seems to be all the rave and is already drawing Oscar predictions. Gaga looks and sounds amazing in her major motion picture debut as well as Bradley directing a huge film like this. (I believe its his first) the song " Shallow " is great. I will definite...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-KEF 2019..
Replies: 16
Views: 4127

Re: AA DFW-KEF 2019..

What aircraft will it be operated when the 75s are gone?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10113

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

Aren't AA FAs currently wearing a mix of three (?) uniforms? I saw one in Miami the other day with the old uniform on. I believe there was a grey uniform and then a darker second uniform that everyone was allergic to, is this correct? AA is allowing employees to wear the older uniforms if they’ve h...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10113

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

It’s not purple, the suiting is navy and the ties/pocket squares are blue with red detailing making them appear purple in the photos. Hmmm... that tie on the male "model" is definitely purple... Wow, they really went out on a limb and took a risk with that...*checks notes*...navy blue,the...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10113

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

https://newjetnet.aa.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/106642994-707987/photo97158_orig.jpeg/2_Team%20Members_Modern%20Voyage.jpg Inflight Looks... Terrible im not sure why they only debuted the pieces on large employees and the field testing will be done during the fall, winter, and spring months.....

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10113

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

https://newjetnet.aa.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/106642994-707987/photo97158_orig.jpeg/2_Team%20Members_Modern%20Voyage.jpg Inflight Looks... Terrible im not sure why they only debuted the pieces on large employees and the field testing will be done during the fall, winter, and spring months.....

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 185
Views: 40898

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

WOW! I was not expecting that. Cant believe I didn't hear about this 5 months ago... I hope they fly the to AUS, IAH/HOU, SAT, etc. that would be a nice change from AA or UA. Not having to go through TSA! How nice... How are they turning profit with 30 seat RJs with fares sometimes under $200?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 8175

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

eicvd wrote:
DarthLobster wrote:
Guess he didn’t pay the extra fee to board the plane when it isn’t moving

Another poor attempt at humour.


This one is actually funny. Don't be a stick in the mud and get off of the "these Ryanair jokes aren't funny" bandwagon...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 8175

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

eicvd wrote:
DarthLobster wrote:
Guess he didn’t pay the extra fee to board the plane when it isn’t moving

Another poor attempt at humour.


This one is actually funny. Don't be a stick in the mud and get off of the "these Ryanair jokes aren't funny" bandwagon...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW
Replies: 61
Views: 6324

Re: AA Launching PHL/ORD-EYW

Could a 737 from ORD land at EYW? What happened to AAs E190s??

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 35
Views: 7805

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Perhaps serving alcohol on commercial flights will eventually disappear like smoking. Obviously won't help in cases of those who drink before getting on board. HA! Never gonna happen. People would rather give up their meal to have a few drinks. That’s a much larger social problem the airlines shoul...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 17259

Re: CONFIRMED: Air France Announces Dallas-Paris starting 2019

Dude I’m from the DFW area. I haved lived here since 1978 and seen the area grow markedly. Flat prairie into major suburbs. However, like others have said, despite its growth, there’s hardly anything for tourists to do. DFW is an awesome place to raise a family and the job situation is good. Touris...

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