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by notdownnlocked
Thu May 14, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,
Replies: 308
Views: 41535

Re: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,

So if AA hits the skids I for one will not shed a tear. I live in the DFW area and I am old enough to remember what they did to Braniff. I had family members working there too. It has just taken karma a long time to return.

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?
Replies: 136
Views: 18909

Re: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?

I see and hear these everyday whether at work or at home. They are “Wounded Wales”. Final answer.

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by notdownnlocked
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Population Growth in Dallas/Fort Worth
Replies: 23
Views: 4848

Re: Population Growth in Dallas/Fort Worth

Too many of y’all moving here. Stay at your own home. Already too crowded and too expensive.

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by notdownnlocked
Sat May 18, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will DL return to Hong Kong anytime soon?
Replies: 111
Views: 14206

Re: Will DL return to Hong Kong anytime soon?

They are still in HKG according to their management with a gleam in their eyes. DL arrives to around 60 to 80 Asian cities every day with Blue and Silver jets that say Korean on the outside. DL will not return to HKG, they are a shuttle service to ICN for KE from secondary USA cities. They are proud...

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by notdownnlocked
Tue May 14, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Antonio Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1453

Re: San Antonio Aviation Thread - 2019

A. What can realistically be expected as far as air service growth at SAT? The lack of SAT-BOS, SAT-RDU, and SAT-SMF nonstop service are three of the biggest holes out of SAT, and WN could add nonstop service to BOS, RDU, and SMF out of SAT. DL could bring back SAT-CVG nonstop service and add SAT-B...

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by notdownnlocked
Sun May 12, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Bruins Jet
Replies: 46
Views: 6685

Re: B6 Bruins Jet

There is still room on the nose to paint in a rats face.

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by notdownnlocked
Sat May 11, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & WestJet Joint Venture Future Routes
Replies: 65
Views: 7876

Re: Delta & WestJet Joint Venture Future Routes

We will see DL fly ATL-YYZ and we will see WS fly all other routes. DL continues to morph into a shuttle service to their JV partners.

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by notdownnlocked
Thu May 02, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL, why no B77W?
Replies: 57
Views: 13086

Re: DL, why no B77W?

Delta has morphed itself in the delight of management into mostly a shuttle service to AF/KL/KE to CDG/AMS/ICN. DL flies the routes from secondary tier two cities. This being a big reason for A350 deferrals. There is no DL flying ICN-JFK/LAX/ORD/SFO/DFW and others bur they are very proud of the new ...

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by notdownnlocked
Thu May 02, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL, why no B77W?
Replies: 57
Views: 13086

Re: DL, why no B77W?

Delta has morphed itself in the delight of management into mostly a shuttle service to AF/KL/KE to CDG/AMS/ICN. DL flies the routes from secondary tier two cities. This being a big reason for A350 deferrals. There is no DL flying ICN-JFK/LAX/ORD/SFO/DFW and others bur they are very proud of the new ...

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by notdownnlocked
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best and Worst U.S. Airlines of 2018 - WSJ
Replies: 24
Views: 2786

Re: The Best and Worst U.S. Airlines of 2018 - WSJ

Your post became annoying to read since you got increasingly lazier with spelling out the airline names. At least use "WN" for Southwest. On topic, Frontier being the worst in a lot of these statistics is weird.. maybe has to do with their "tip" memes? Also there has never been ...

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by notdownnlocked
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737 Clips a DL 757 at LAX
Replies: 23
Views: 6333

Re: DL 737 Clips a DL 757 at LAX

Guys he is being sarcastic. Every incident thread there is one guy suggesting a grounding. I’m surprised no one has jumped in questioning if one or both of aircraft will be written off and scrapped. Do you think they will be written off or scrapped? Could they use the parts from one to repair the o...

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by notdownnlocked
Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737 Clips a DL 757 at LAX
Replies: 23
Views: 6333

Re: DL 737 Clips a DL 757 at LAX

Guys he is being sarcastic. Every incident thread there is one guy suggesting a grounding. I’m surprised no one has jumped in questioning if one or both of aircraft will be written off and scrapped. Do you think they will be written off or scrapped? Could they use the parts from one to repair the o...

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by notdownnlocked
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines off duty flight attendant faces the sack after inappropriate behavior onboard a flight
Replies: 107
Views: 25378

Re: Delta Airlines off duty flight attendant faces the sack after inappropriate behavior onboard a flight

Well it looks like the airline and one of its employee's has some explaining to do after an off duty FA, in uniform, engaged in lavatory sex with a gay porno star and the "results' were posted online. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6286847/Delta-flight-attendant-faces-firing-clips-mi...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 120
Views: 17908

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

neomax wrote:
Main problem was feed into SEA was nonexistent. If they return from the likes of DTW where they actually have some feed, combined with the A350, it will be a home run.


1000% agree with this.

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 684
Views: 117031

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

I think it does matter. Generally speaking a lower supply of inhabitants in a city demands less air service. Inspite of chicagos “awesomeness” there was just not enough demand for all the air service to Asia. There are lots of explanations for this but the bottom line is, for the reasons posted abo...

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by notdownnlocked
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no TATL or intercontinental flights to / from LED?
Replies: 10
Views: 2147

Re: Why no TATL or intercontinental flights to / from LED?

No airline will try to compete from LED to North America as Baltia has had this route covered for decades with 747 nonstops. There is no room for another incumbent on this route. Same could be said about the JFK to Riga and other associated flights/cities listed on their website. The good news is th...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 9176

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

How about a total worldwide disaster crash since a plane was damaged and millions had their feelings hurt. If someone has the time to look it up, there is no official term for "Crash". It is labeled as accident or incident. The term "crash" can be found on your local TV newscasts...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia adds more flights to Latin America
Replies: 106
Views: 15752

Re: Iberia adds more flights to Latin America

Good news for them. But every single time i read news like this im tempted to buy them a global map so they could see there r more places for opening new routes....n the same goes for ux. Good luck with that. You will need to change the mindset of their passengers who will dish out their dollars on...

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by notdownnlocked
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible future WestJet U.S. destinations with Delta JV
Replies: 62
Views: 7161

Re: Possible future WestJet U.S. destinations with Delta JV

Delta in a JV with Westjet route predicitions are so easy a blind man can do it. Look to Delta's JV with VS, KL AF and AM to get your answer. DL flies 1-2 ATL-YYZ and the rest is on Westjet. Easy money shared by all and less routes flown by Delta. What could be better? You people are way way overthi...

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by notdownnlocked
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL's A359's fly ATL-JNB with a full payload?
Replies: 96
Views: 20845

Re: Can DL's A359's fly ATL-JNB with a full payload?

DL's ATL-JNB is one of the longest and most challenging ULH routes in the world due both the length of the flight and the hot and high conditions in JNB. DL flies the route with the 77L, and by most reports it is one of the most profitable routes in DL's system. My question: Can DL fly ATL -JNB wit...

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by notdownnlocked
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta
Replies: 121
Views: 13361

Re: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta

Well if you live in 75019 you live with house rattling rumble every time the wind is from the south. Spend an afternoon on the west side of Denton Tap and get back to me.[/quote] In the Summer months the wind is from the South so the planes are landing to the South. They are already spaced and lined...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta
Replies: 121
Views: 13361

Re: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta

Regarding ATL-what is so good about the Northern suburbs as compared with what is within the Southern suburbs of the airport?

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta
Replies: 121
Views: 13361

Re: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta

In other news Marlboro is against government funded anti-smoking campaigns. And in other news, this whole thread came about because of 75013's butt hurt because Delta is "gate squatting and trespassing" on a beloved WN gate at DAL which can be seen in many if not all posts of his. Signed ...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta
Replies: 121
Views: 13361

Re: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta

In other news Marlboro is against government funded anti-smoking campaigns. And in other news, this whole thread came about because of 75013's butt hurt because Delta is "gate squatting and trespassing" on a beloved WN gate at DAL which can be seen in many if not all posts of his. Signed ...

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Classic Mississippi Aviation
Replies: 12
Views: 1213

Re: Classic Mississippi Aviation

AVLAirlineFreq wrote:
RJNUT wrote:
I worked for Scheduled Skyways 1985 and we flew the Nord 262 to MEI and PIB from MEM .


Off-topic, but I still have a desktop aircraft model of a Skyways Metro in my collection.


I have a timetable from every issue they published.

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by notdownnlocked
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka
Replies: 308
Views: 31018

Re: Will DL return to HKG?

Not anytime soon. Delta will likely shrink their own metal further in Asia as the JV with KE ramps up. It is a new day for Delta in Asia. No, it is a new SAD day for Delta in Asia. They will take you to Korea, Japan and China. That will be all folks. The management see other codeshare/JV partners a...

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by notdownnlocked
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines and Texas
Replies: 96
Views: 13460

Re: Delta Air Lines and Texas

I guarantee you the seats would be taken out of the Detroit market. Anytime Delta opens up new connections in their system it's at the expense of the Detroit operation. LOL! Meanwhile in CVG... And meanwhile in DFW, MEM and in the previously mentioned CVG let us celebrate the 2-3 year old 100M pass...

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by notdownnlocked
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 165591

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 6/25 763: unscheduled upgrade from 753 on ATL-LAX-ATL route (N1402A) 763ER-high J: GRU-JFK flight cancelled - tech (N171DN) 763ER-low J: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on ATL-MCO-ATL route (N175DZ) 763ER-low J: CDG-IND rescue flight following previous day's cancellation (...

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support
Replies: 78
Views: 7388

Re: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support

I think the support animal on a plane fad is about to pass. It used to be understandable and accepted that 4-16 year old girls would bring their personal emotional support/comfort pillows for their trips. Now what I mostly see are 20-25 year old grown men carrying their emotional support/comfort pil...

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 70759

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

You've been on this forum 15 years... let's not pretend you don't know who Zach Honig is... To me, he definitely comes across as being an over entitled pr%% and a professional instigator.[/quote I have been on this forum for a while too and I check it on a daily basis and i honestly don't know know...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces MSP - ICN
Replies: 168
Views: 22134

Re: DL announces MSP - ICN

I also think that KE should add DTW-ICN to complement the already existing Delta Seoul flight there is a lot of cargo on that route and a maybe 3X per week flight to start. There is a lot of passenger and cargo traffic between Detroit and Korea tied to the automotive industry. I've finally found so...

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by notdownnlocked
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sichuan Airlines applies for Boston service
Replies: 46
Views: 4133

Re: Sichuan Airlines applies for Boston service

LHUSA wrote:
Predicting a LF of 6%

WTF


Does that include flight crew? My guess is less LF. The average person in the USA would have no idea where this city is.

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by notdownnlocked
Sun May 13, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that Nilla Wafers would be better
Replies: 30
Views: 1612

Re: You cannot deny that Nilla Wafers would be better

Dipped in any type of milk they are very exciting!!!

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by notdownnlocked
Sun May 13, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 351
Views: 33378

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

Ok, so what is Delta’s plan? Anyone? IMO, keep up the court fight and continue to squat on WN's gate. Why does this topic keep your heart rate so high so much? Why are you so livid about this topic and what is the name of your horse in this race? Why is this personal to you? Just asking from 75019....

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by notdownnlocked
Sat May 12, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 92
Views: 15560

Re: Rumor: UA cutting EWR-BDL/BWI/DSM and while expanding domestic service

So did everyone in Greensboro pack up overnight and move to South Carolina somewhat like the Baltimore football team did years back?

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by notdownnlocked
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981
Replies: 39
Views: 6133

Re: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 1981

I did the AA DFW-MIA-FLL-DFW run. All on 727. Best part of the trip was parking next to a Prride Air 727 at FLL.

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by notdownnlocked
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 170
Views: 14879

Re: Origin of Airline Names

Lol you can't be serious, can you now enlighten us on how Hawaiian and Aloha got their names? Frankly, after reading that first comment... lol... I wondered if anyone would take the trouble to lecture us about Air France, Boliviana de Aviación, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Thai International....

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH
Replies: 109
Views: 8422

Re: 2nd Amazon HQ Finalists - No SEA-CMH

So what is the big draw in having AMZNHQ2? Traffic? I now live with 2 and another one hiring for the 3rd facility close to the DFW Airport. It really sucks. Back to back truck traffic 24/7. Many bought their homes here for the schools and still continue to do so. Also at many nice homes people now o...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to drop Dallas DFW
Replies: 89
Views: 16560

Re: Etihad to drop Dallas DFW

That may happen in more ways than you think. For one, offer them back to AI. In addition, they might want to lease them to Jet Airways. Jet could also use them to deploy some capacity. Jet has 10 x 787-9s due, why would they take these 77Ls? a) The current model Jet Airways is following, that of De...

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14% of BA FAs Say They Have Done It w/Passengers While On-Duty
Replies: 40
Views: 7213

Re: 14% of BA FAs Say They Have Done It w/Passengers While On-Duty

I would bet that 99 percent of the F/A employees in this article are male and male to male mile high club relationships.

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by notdownnlocked
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?
Replies: 113
Views: 17063

Re: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?

DAL to Houston Hooks Southwest to HHN to MOM go into the kitchen and make me and 797 sandwiches for me and my girlfriend..The OP means nothing. Show us a 797 and who is MOM? 797? MOM?

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A350 urgent EASA directive - hydraulic pump fire danger
Replies: 38
Views: 12776

Re: A350 urgent EASA directive - hydraulic pump fire danger

Techs/Engineers/Manufacturers deal with things like this everyday. This thread should be in the tech/ops forum.

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am in Middle East question
Replies: 60
Views: 7253

Re: Pan Am in Middle East question

Pan Am served Cairo briefly, if at all. TWA on the other hand maintained a presence in CAI for many years. First with their Constellations, then Boeing 707s, then Boeing 727/737s at some point. The routing traditionally would have been something like JFK-PAR-ROM/ATH-CAI but for example TW847 was op...

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by notdownnlocked
Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France will launch Atlanta from Guadeloupe and Martinique
Replies: 94
Views: 18894

Re: Air France will launch Atlanta from Guadeloupe and Martinique

Why stop at Guadeloupe and Martinique? ATL-RUN! I'd buy a ticket... Are you kidding?? That's impossibly far. You'd need to schedule an extra week of vacation just to recover from sitting in a plane for over 17 hours. I was very surprised the other night as there was an Air Austral 777-300 at DFW on...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018
Replies: 142
Views: 21795

Re: Delta Ending PHL-LHR on March 23, 2018

Hopefully more flights to ATL with the PHL slot.

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by notdownnlocked
Wed May 31, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weapon incident at MCO
Replies: 8
Views: 2124

Re: Weapon incident at MCO

Prolly flew in on his 17.5/18 inch seat pitch and his free car upgrade was not available. There is a breaking point for all of us.

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by notdownnlocked
Mon May 29, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repair or replace my P.T. Cruiser?
Replies: 33
Views: 3498

Re: Repair or replace my P.T. Cruiser?

If you live in the DFW area 75 percent drive/ride in a Odyssey the other 25 are in a Sienna. I don't fit in here because I drive neither.

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by notdownnlocked
Mon May 15, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on AZ's 77W
Replies: 19
Views: 12737

Re: Alitalia 77W goes into storage

The 77W started in 2004, it will be interesting to see how the used plane market develops. JAL was an early operator of the type and had ordered a whole new fleet of A350-900/1000 to replace them. Air France was an early operator too, though they have had deliveries over many years. Cathay which ha...

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by notdownnlocked
Sat May 13, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rembering Trans International...memories anyone?
Replies: 23
Views: 4917

Re: Rembering Trans International...memories anyone?

oldannyboy: I flew on TV - Transamerica Airlines at that time - on two flights in the summer of 1985: DFW to Honolulu and return; Honolulu to DFW one week later. The service operated once per week and the routing was St. Louis - DFW - Honolulu on Saturday; returning Honolulu - DFW - St. Louis the s...

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by notdownnlocked
Thu May 11, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rembering Trans International...memories anyone?
Replies: 23
Views: 4917

Re: Rembering Trans International...memories anyone?

I had a nice flight with them in the early 80's 747-200 DFW-HNL-DFW. I was disappointed when the parent company closed the doors of the airline.

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