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by danman132x
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds
Replies: 63
Views: 5795

Re: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds

https://youtu.be/TUW89U1aRRI

Imagine some untrained animal has a dump in the cabin and the owner is just as ignorant. Everyone would have to smell that crap the whole flight.
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Remember this? https://youtu.be/TUW89U1aRRI

Imagine some untrained animal has a dump in the cabin and the owner is just as ignorant. Everyone would have to smell that crap the whole flight.

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by danman132x
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds
Replies: 63
Views: 5795

Re: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds

This is kind of upsetting to me. At least airlines are able to individually choose, but I believe a blanket ban is better. The "emotional support" animal excuse has gotten way out of hand. Are people really that soft in this day and age that everyone needs "emotional" support? Wh...

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by danman132x
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1500.00 not enough to switch seats in Y!
Replies: 61
Views: 5599

Re: $1500.00 not enough to switch seats in Y!

I'm 6'5" myself and would have gladly given up a comfort + for a cramped Y seat for about 8 hours. Would've paid for my entire airfare basically.

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by danman132x
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13684

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

I'm not a smoker but I totally think these rooms should stay in place. I've never noticed smoke smell leaking out from them. Not as many people smoke anymore, but I know a few and when they need their cigs, they NEED them. Talk about them getting stressed out, shaky etc. We need to let these people ...

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by danman132x
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bhutan Airlines and Paro airport's incredible dangerous approach
Replies: 9
Views: 4543

Re: Bhutan Airlines and Paro airport's incredible dangerous approach

Thank you for sharing. Really enjoyed this trip report, something unique for sure. Would love to visit here, amazing scenery. That landing video was incredible.

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by danman132x
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *Video Only* Delta A350 cockpit flying lesson and Delta One Suite
Replies: 1
Views: 1715

Re: *Video Only* Delta A350 cockpit flying lesson and Delta One Suite

Thank you for sharing. Such an advanced cockpit!

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by danman132x
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 810
Views: 157847

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Just noticed delta took off the A350 from the atl to ams route in August from flight 70/71. Almost booked that particular one, but just going to be on the A330 instead

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by danman132x
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta removed A350 from Amsterdam route in August I see, DL 71
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Delta removed A350 from Amsterdam route in August I see, DL 71

Have my flights booked returning in August and noticed they no longer have the A350 for flight 71. I think the other way was DL 70. I'm always checking flights near that day I'm returning and was Delta 71. I'm on Delta 75 which wasn't the A350 to begin with, but if I was scheduled to return on an A3...

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by danman132x
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 409
Views: 45776

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

Not looking forward to traveling from ATL to FRA or AMS narrow body, which would fit these new planes perfectly Just curious: why not ? Wouldn't your seat area be basically the same ?? I could be wrong, but perhaps your comment touches on an unspoken assumption among most commercial passengers whic...

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by danman132x
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 409
Views: 45776

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

The NMA would be wonderful for passengers, but the reality is that the market just isn't there. The long-range narrowbody is here- and it is here to stay. Lower capacity point-to-point routes will be handled with narrowbodies. Higher capacity point-to-point and long haul routes (>10 hours) will be ...

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by danman132x
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your experience on now defunct carriers
Replies: 79
Views: 4110

Re: Your experience on now defunct carriers

Flew US Airways a couple times to Germany and back. Had good service and they were nice, but very no frills from what I recall on my flights.

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by danman132x
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 344
Views: 21983

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Hoping we get one VPS-ATL eventually!

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by danman132x
Mon May 06, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142256

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

https://youtu.be/9tEwozrlSt8
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There's a new video I have not seen posted yet in review of the board. Inside landing video, still in motion:

https://youtu.be/9tEwozrlSt8

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by danman132x
Sun May 05, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142256

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

It makes me so angry knowing more lives could have been saved if people weren't so damn selfish and taking their overhead luggage!! There needs to be a law implemented for this asap! And make it known in the preflight safety demonstration and video, over and over, that during an emergency you DO NOT...

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by danman132x
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 357873

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Looks really good, I like it. Much better than their current livery. Pretty professional looking. Painting the engines is nice, Lufthansa could learn a lesson here...

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by danman132x
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Scanning Machines Flagging Too Many Black Women
Replies: 68
Views: 9908

Re: TSA Scanning Machines Flagging Too Many Black Women

As an xray tech, I can confirm these hairstyles, long thick dread like structures and nests on top of the head obscure the image quite a bit. If they cause artifacts on the image, I can guarantee these millimeter waves don't penetrate deep into the hair and stuff could easily be hidden inside. There...

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by danman132x
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your favorites and least favorites aspects of flying.
Replies: 26
Views: 2413

Re: Your favorites and least favorites aspects of flying.

Best: takeoff roll and sound, window views, airports, everything flying for the most part, watching planes. Worst: people who close window shades right away, even for takeoff and landing, people who recline their seats, being 6'5" tall and being crammed in economy with butt to the back and knee...

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by danman132x
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How much do you drink on board ?
Replies: 30
Views: 2258

Re: How much do you drink on board ?

Almost nothing. Never alcohol, and maybe a cup water or ginger ale. Have to use the restroom too much when drinking, and there was this one flight I was on already going into descent where I really had to pee and had to wait until we disembarked. Almost lost it there lol

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by danman132x
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *VIDEO only* Concorde & TU-144 Museum Germany (inside Supersonics)
Replies: 3
Views: 3393

Re: *VIDEO only* Concorde & TU-144 Museum Germany (inside Supersonics)

Great museum! Been there once myself, thanks for sharing!

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by danman132x
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20681

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

I'm happy about this. Being 6'5" it's great news for taller people especially with my knees already jammed in the seat in front of me. Recline isn't that great anyways and this may cut down arguments over recline in the cabin. Get rid of it altogether in all planes

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by danman132x
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9554

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

This is amazing! I really hope I get lucky and they change my plane to an A350 on my return flight. Doing flight 70 August 18th atl to ams, but returning Sept 17th Delta flight 75. Please be the A350 on that one!

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by danman132x
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ETIAS - The EU version of ESTA. Tourism impact?
Replies: 53
Views: 4868

Re: ETIAS - The EU version of ESTA. Tourism impact?

Not too happy with this as I'm part German and visit family there a lot, but it's only 7 euros and I don't have a criminal record. Just more red tape. What I'm curious about is how to file for it once it comes out. Right now it has an example stating if you travel from Germany to Belgium to Austria,...

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by danman132x
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa 747-8, Premium Economy FRA-JFK
Replies: 19
Views: 14659

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

Thank you for the trip report. Enjoyed it very much, especially anything flying out of Germany.

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by danman132x
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hillary 2020
Replies: 77
Views: 4334

Re: Hillary 2020

No! Not Hillary again. This is a sure fire way we will lose again to Trump. We need a new frontrunner!

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by danman132x
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 156
Views: 39364

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

Pretty good video, also surprised how slow they are getting out. Unless they are all exiting the port side. Looks as if the whole rear of the plane is filled with water, id be getting out for sure. Hope they find the missing person.

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by danman132x
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising bag fees
Replies: 28
Views: 2411

Re: Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising bag fees

The crap about all this is that if ONE company raises a fee on something, they all follow suit. That's the biggest problem here. All these fee increases, and I don't see ticket prices going down either. Look at "basic economy". They claim its to lower prices for people who don't travel wit...

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by danman132x
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 223
Views: 26625

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

So plain!! Extremely boring. Maybe blue engines would've helped somewhat and making the crane in a golden color would've been nice also.

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by danman132x
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Debris falls from Delta flight experiencing engine issue over Nashville
Replies: 23
Views: 4764

Re: Debris falls from Delta flight experiencing engine issue over Nashville

Quotes like this kind of tick me off. Completely uneducated about aviation. These things happen and Delta has one of the best maintence teams there is. Kerry Walters, an employee with Nashville Rubber and Gasket, told WSMV. "It's very concerning that planes are maybe not inspected the way they ...

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by danman132x
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta Airlines Museum Atlanta with a special surprise. Got to see Ed Bastian at the museum!
Replies: 12
Views: 3066

Re: Delta Airlines Museum Atlanta with a special surprise. Got to see Ed Bastian at the museum!

Thank you for the kind words everyone! Didn't expect this thread to get so many replies :) make sure you attend the annual airline collectible show there on October 6th! great show for all to experience. I won't be there sadly :( live down in the panhandle of Florida. Great report! It's so cool you ...

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by danman132x
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta Airlines Museum Atlanta with a special surprise. Got to see Ed Bastian at the museum!
Replies: 12
Views: 3066

Delta Airlines Museum Atlanta with a special surprise. Got to see Ed Bastian at the museum!

Hello all, this is my first trip report I'm posting here. I took a trip to Atlanta for a few things, mainly to stop at Six Flags and Ikea, however being a huge aviation geek I HAD to stop by the Delta Museum. On this particular trip I did not fly in so I hope it will be okay to post since it's aviat...

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by danman132x
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta cuts profit forecast citing rising fuel cost. Who is next on line?
Replies: 11
Views: 1616

Re: Delta cuts profit forecast citing rising fuel cost. Who is next on line?

If oil prices go down, will the airline ticket prices go down? Nope. They'll just make even more profits. Funny how prices are going to go up due to rising oil costs, even though they already have all these new fees added last time prices went way up in 2011-2014. I didn't see airlines get rid of t...

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by danman132x
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airfare prices to increase due to rising oil prices
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Airfare prices to increase due to rising oil prices

I saw a few news articles now talking about airfare prices increasing because increased fuel costs. What gets to me is that when prices initially went up years ago around 2011-2014, they came out with fuel surcharges and an abundance of fees to help close the gap. Price of barrels of oil have since ...

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by danman132x
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 211737

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

N415XJ wrote:
Another variation idea I just had.

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I really like that one. I think the blue engines are a must, much better than the all white. Also the one above with the silver crane and yellow line/blue engines is okay also.

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by danman132x
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 43153

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

This is great news! So glad to hear this

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by danman132x
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 102262

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

It's a sad day when the only hope we have left is the ITC ruling next month, and they probably have already been payed under the table to favor Boeings outcome..

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by danman132x
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Power outage in ATL
Replies: 401
Views: 46595

Re: Power outage in ATL

Canceled my flights today. Delta has been very accommodating though. Originally was supposed to fly FRA-AMS-VPS. That got changed to delta 9923 today, which would've been nice and was nice and empty. Now it's rebooked to tomorrow delta flight 15, but packed and me and my booking partner got split up...

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by danman132x
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Enhanced Security for Inbound Flights to USA Starts Thursday
Replies: 28
Views: 8107

Re: Enhanced Security for Inbound Flights to USA Starts Thursday

I've always had these checks and don't mind them, but I do get frustrated when it's some Indian or foreigner in Frankfurt asking these questions and can't understand them. When I ask them to repeat something they seem to get upset and/or rude about it.

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by danman132x
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 75775

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

Apologies if covered in previous discussions, but how long can a black box physically survive in a deep ocean environment, both in a sense of it retaining useful data and before literally disintegrating ? Is this scenario tested in certification protocols ? I'm wondering the same thing. After years...

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by danman132x
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 186605

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

This is amazing news! I'm so excited and happy for the companies. Glad to see this plane live on, Love the C-series. Boeing deserves this big slap in the face after all the crap they started.

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by danman132x
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 102262

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Quote from an article I read "U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the decision affirmed Trump's "America First" policy" What about "innovation first"? The c-series is an amazing plane. We need new technologies and more efficient planes! Boeing and airbus sure as he...

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by danman132x
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 686
Views: 194622

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

Oh wow, that's is a crazy engine failure! Haven't seen anything like this in a while. Hope they get to the root cause of it.

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by danman132x
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 102262

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Been reading and following most of this thread, but just wanna throw my opinion on it. I can't believe that they are imposing these tarrifs, at least in this first round of debate. It will spell disaster for the C-series. Really hoping we don't see the delta order fail because of it. Boeing is just ...

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by danman132x
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many CSeries Firm orders are really firm?
Replies: 18
Views: 2968

Re: How many CSeries Firm orders are really firm?

This is absolutely crazy. Really hoping the delta order does not fall through. This is a great plane and good for competition! Boeing is just scared that bombardier had better planes, and can beat them in the future. One wonders how much they paid of these politicians behind the table for this first...

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by danman132x
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery
Replies: 107
Views: 21710

Re: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery

Looks really good, but what's up with that paint around the cockpit windows!? That's the only part that looks horrible, maybe they'll realise it and stop that part eventually.

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by danman132x
Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First time jetBlue Mint experience JFK - LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 8163

Re: First time jetBlue Mint experience JFK - LAX

Very nice trip report. Definitely makes me want to go out and try it sometime. Thanks for the read and awesome pictures!

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by danman132x
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 13742

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

I myself am 6'5" 220 lbs also and would love to see some sort of regulation. The seat pitch is getting out of hand. A 31 inch minimum is needed, and even at that my knees still rub the seat ahead. If the person rams the seat back, I may very well injury my knees. Sitting on a transatlantic for ...

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by danman132x
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA to soon ban electronic checkin for all inbound int'l flights
Replies: 35
Views: 9136

Re: TSA to soon ban electronic checkin for all inbound int'l flights

As an international flyer from Germany every couple years, what's really the purpose behind these questions. To me they just seem pointless. They ask dumb questions as mentioned above. And almost every time it's like an Indian with broken English and hard to understand and then they get upset when y...

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by danman132x
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Super cheap flight to Europe, only on Priceline. Could this be a price mistake and can you lose your ticket?
Replies: 12
Views: 2216

Re: Super cheap flight to Europe, only on Priceline. Could this be a price mistake and can you lose your ticket?

Oh wow those prices are low. In the summer time, it's always 1400 plus. Have to fly out from VPS or PNS, and arrive at either LUX or FRA. DUS would be a last option if the fares are cheap. We never see prices that low from here since we need to take a hub to a bigger city first. Sales or cheap price...

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by danman132x
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Super cheap flight to Europe, only on Priceline. Could this be a price mistake and can you lose your ticket?
Replies: 12
Views: 2216

Super cheap flight to Europe, only on Priceline. Could this be a price mistake and can you lose your ticket?

So I've been looking for a flight to Germany to see my family this late November to mid December. Flights have been averaging 1050-1300 dollars. I've been checking various sites for prices every couple days, and today Priceline has tickets for 584 dollars a person! I usually never book on these webs...

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by danman132x
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Police remove pax off DL flight
Replies: 38
Views: 8619

Re: Police remove pax off DL flight

Reduce overhead bins to hold only jackets/pillows/blankets, remove problem. Listen, if it doesn't fit under the seat in front of you then it needs to be checked, it's no longer a "carry-on" it's a small luggage bag. Lol unless you're 6'5" crammed in the new 29" pitch they are to...

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