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by Beardown91737
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to 50 states
Replies: 49
Views: 9397

Re: United to 50 states

http://www.departedflights.com/UA100184.html
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In 1984 UA went from 46 states to 50. Here is the route map a few weeks before they added ND, DE, WV, and MS
http://www.departedflights.com/UA100184.html

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by Beardown91737
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Goodbye to my dear Mother
Replies: 30
Views: 4122

Re: Goodbye to my dear Mother

Max I am sorry for your loss and hope that you are adjusting well.

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by Beardown91737
Fri May 10, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 91
Views: 10264

Re: Airliners.net dating

Not here for dating because my wife and I will be celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary this summer. OK then why did I open the thread? Because several years ago I trled to access a.net from work and it was blocked as a "dating site", so I wanted to find out if the "net nanny"...

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by Beardown91737
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shadow banning Trump supporters?
Replies: 44
Views: 2758

Re: Shadow banning Trump supporters?

I have been a registered Republican since I was old enough to vote, but I would not spend my own money trying to mine the a.net Non-Av forum to identify Republicans, Trump Voters, or anyone who occasionally agrees with either of those. I might place a wager on the non-liberal participants being less...

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by Beardown91737
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The incorrect use of a cruise ship
Replies: 56
Views: 5460

Re: The incorrect use of a cruise ship

We have been on a handful of cruises, some between Florida and islands like the Bahamas, Grand Cayman and Jamaica. We took a repositoning cruise from Vancouver to San Fran. Some of the older (not us at the time) passengers had boarded in Alaska and were set to take the entire trip through the Panama...

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by Beardown91737
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calls for SNA to be Renamed
Replies: 94
Views: 8462

Re: Calls for SNA to be Renamed

They should sell the naming rights like they do with stadiums. Maybe to a Mexican beer company... Corona Orange County International Airport or Pacifico Orange County International Airport roll off the tongue nicely... Would have to be Pacifico. There is a Corona Airport in the City of Corona in Ri...

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by Beardown91737
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calls for SNA to be Renamed
Replies: 94
Views: 8462

Re: Calls for SNA to be Renamed

That the airport was ever named after John Wayne is unusual. He was hardly a local civic leader, he was merely a local celebrity. How many other airports in this country were named after local celebrities? Maybe LAX should become Kim Kardashian West International Airport? Fact is, Eddie Martin’s — ...

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by Beardown91737
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 64
Views: 9766

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

I would love Aer Lingus, British Airways & KLM to do the same thing & come visit my door. I have my dna test already done for ease & convenience. That would be unfair to persons who have less of those DNA profiles, some of whose ancestors were brought here against their will. Why are Am...

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by Beardown91737
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 64
Views: 9766

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

Well. That is a fun ad. Hopefully that can be done by every single airline to give people of its operating country discounts. Think about it... complimentary flights (or nearly) to a home country for every immigrant. Isn’t that amazing? i was wondering how many people applauding AM would approve of...

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by Beardown91737
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 64
Views: 9766

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

Well. That is a fun ad. Hopefully that can be done by every single airline to give people of its operating country discounts. Think about it... complimentary flights (or nearly) to a home country for every immigrant. Isn’t that amazing? i was wondering how many people applauding AM would approve of...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!
Replies: 64
Views: 9766

Re: Brilliant Aeromexico ad has gone viral!

Wharton, TX has a population of under 10,000.
2010 Census
Hispanic: 39.4%
White: 31.9%
Black: 26.4%

Source: http://www.city-data.com/city/Wharton-Texas.html

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by Beardown91737
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Anglophone Privilege
Replies: 106
Views: 7327

Re: The Anglophone Privilege

Esperanto failed because it was a fake language that no one spoke. How can you get everyone to start from scratch? Maybe wide adoption of the metric system put out the message that different standards could be adopted, but starting over on written and spoken communication makes less sense. Besides, ...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30171

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Love Field is a nice terminal, although the roadway at arrivals and departures causes some congestion, but still nice and less tired looking than DFW. From my location in McKinney, it is 28 minutes to DFW at midnight and 26 to Love Field, but in traffic, it is easier to get to DFW, so for much of t...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30171

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Love Field is a nice terminal, although the roadway at arrivals and departures causes some congestion, but still nice and less tired looking than DFW. From my location in McKinney, it is 28 minutes to DFW at midnight and 26 to Love Field, but in traffic, it is easier to get to DFW, so for much of th...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Under 3 hour transit in LAX ok?
Replies: 14
Views: 2022

Re: Under 3 hour transit in LAX ok?

A few years ago, my wife and I had a long layover both directions on DFW-LAX-PHX. On the outbound we took a cab to Westchester for the $20 minimum and walked back. On the return we took a cab to Proud Bird and walked back. Maybe not for everyone but we had lived in another part of Southern Californi...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ‘No access to overhead bins’ for basic Economy
Replies: 32
Views: 4564

Re: ‘No access to overhead bins’ for basic Economy

Did UA Y- on DFW-TUS and the IAH-TUS segments were on E175. No need to pay for a seat selection because all seats are either window or aisle. I always check one bag so no big deal about carry on. Unfortunately the IAH-DFW segments are on those 737s with the Spirit-like seat pitch and not nearly as c...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery
Replies: 75
Views: 16839

Re: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery

Looks like part of the fuselage is missing.

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by Beardown91737
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mariner has passed away
Replies: 82
Views: 9133

Re: Mariner has passed away

Rest in Peace, Mariner. Humankind will continue our research and continue to develop more effective treatments against cancer.

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by Beardown91737
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Administration revoking citizenship, passports for US citizens born along border
Replies: 18
Views: 1133

Re: Administration revoking citizenship, passports for US citizens born along border

Oh crap! The LA Times claims that authorities uncovered this problem during the Clinton Administration: http://articles.latimes.com/1995-06-13/news/mn-12638_1_rio-grande Understood that some of you may have been in elementary school at the time but try researching before sticking your foot in your k...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McCain discontinue medical treatment
Replies: 25
Views: 1101

Re: McCain discontinue medical treatment

Godspeed Senator McCain. It was a privilege to vote for you in the 2000 primary election and in the 2008 general election. It is unfortunate that you did not prevail in either, especially with the potential to have avoided the Iraq War altogether. Although I am not a physician, I do think that the s...

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by Beardown91737
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 16965

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

As far as my work experience goes, I’ve heard of personal days interchange with bereavement leave. If this is the case at AA, then I’m disgusted. As for the “Not calling in sick during critical periods” rule, I don’t think this would fly in any other developed country. You can’t legitimately expect...

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by Beardown91737
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand?
Replies: 221
Views: 18933

Re: What’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand?

Tri-leads Dual Density 3350s VDTs causing carpal tunnel, unless you were a programmer... then you were writing the cost justification for one on your desk. NFL games in baseball stadiums (OK.. the Raiders still). Six pro hockey teams in North America, all where ponds freeze in the winter. Odd-even g...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights
Replies: 53
Views: 9086

Re: Complants of bedbugs on AI EWR-India flights

in 2007 my daughter came back from a summer in Europe with bedbugs. My wife and I attributed it to the hostels she stayed in (Italy, France, Holland, Germany(, and then our daughter wonders why we stay in hotels. She flew AI LAX-FRA and then I guess LH from FRA-FCO. I was lurking a.net at the time a...

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by Beardown91737
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's refusal to look at PSP
Replies: 52
Views: 6942

Re: WN's refusal to look at PSP

I sat next to someone Palm Springs bound on a WN flight to ONT on a Friday afternoon with a 6:30pm arrival. She had no idea the distance she still had remaining. The SMF market may not be all that big from PSP since it is not the county seat. With all the destinations PSP has, I don't know if adding...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Big Split - Thoughts on the Cal 3 Initiative
Replies: 45
Views: 1810

Re: The Big Split - Thoughts on the Cal 3 Initiative

This proposal completely forgets that the Free State of Jefferson will not be satisfied with being a voiceless part of NoCal, in addition to the Oregon counties that want to be part of Jefferson. As much disdain as I have for NoCal, I have even greater disdain for Texas. I could never allow Texas to...

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by Beardown91737
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?
Replies: 38
Views: 10324

Re: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?

Let's assume the most likely capitals Northern California: Sacramento SMF would retain flights to major hubs and to the two new state capitals. Would also retain flights to LAX and SAN, even if those are not selected as capitals of the respective new states. However, there would be reductions to all...

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by Beardown91737
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country new livery
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: Sun Country new livery

More bullet holes. Wow.

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by Beardown91737
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 250
Views: 18427

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

Used airstairs for a 767 on DEN-LGB in 1986

AirMatt wrote:
AA flew a DC-10 to ONT during the late 90's for a short period, prior to the new terminals opening and it was a stairway. Also, I believe HA flew a DC-10 as well in the 90's.

Matt

I think HA was a L1011

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by Beardown91737
Thu May 31, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service
Replies: 301
Views: 41594

Re: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service

The connectivity is a problem unless there is a demand for connections to SLC.

Maybe the aircraft could get a new crew for a fifth freedom leg to JFK. That would probably make more sense from the CI market, but OIAA's goals would be better served if it was to ATL.

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by Beardown91737
Wed May 30, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Football Charter Question?
Replies: 11
Views: 730

Re: College Football Charter Question?

EYW is 100' wide and has mainline aircraft. Once again, as a Canadian I am still amazed at how much excitement Americans have for college athletics. Up here, nobody cares about college/university athletics beyond the current student body of the school. The idea of chartering planes for fans to watch...

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by Beardown91737
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So what IF Trump had an affair with Stormy Daniels
Replies: 304
Views: 11540

Re: So what IF Trump had an affair with Stormy Daniels

coolian2 wrote:
Beardown91737 wrote:
When you want to bring up southern states (which are ours to ridicule, not yours) just remember France.

I love this argument

Bet you've got a strong opinion on abortion when it ain't your uterus to control


Life begins at birth. Is that a strong opinion?

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by Beardown91737
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So what IF Trump had an affair with Stormy Daniels
Replies: 304
Views: 11540

Re: So what IF Trump had an affair with Stormy Daniels

CCPVG The Italian Prime minister had sex with a child prostitute while in office. I think we've got a way to go before we reach European levels of depravity. We're working on it.. The difference is not what they do, the difference is the legal system. If police in Europe hears about rape or child p...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Accidental" School Shooting in Birmingham, Alabama
Replies: 8
Views: 628

Re: "Accidental" School Shooting in Birmingham, Alabama

You guys must be getting bored in this left wing echo chamber, bouncing your canned talking points off each other with no disagreement. These kids should not be bringing guns to school. Don't they know it is against the school rules? I for some reason it is not against a school rule, it is so stupid...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter
Replies: 50
Views: 5953

Re: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter

Yeah. Did it start with Obummer or Odumba or was it earlier than that with W? We have to admit, everyone called Nixon "Tricky Dick". I don't consider Dubya a nasty name, more funny. W was entertainment on his own, accidentally introducing a new word to the English language every two or thr...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter
Replies: 50
Views: 5953

Re: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter

MAGAT = (M)ake (A)merica (G)reat (A)gain (TS) I see. A derisive label for people that you disagree with. Libtards anyone? We can all share how people call others mean names. I really wish everyone should step up and call out EVERYONE who does such, but we don't. (I myself tried to get some posters ...

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by Beardown91737
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter
Replies: 50
Views: 5953

Re: American Airlines to award all Mainline Employees and Wholly - Owned Regional Employees $1,000 in first quarter

stlgph wrote:
MAGAT = (M)ake (A)merica (G)reat (A)gain (TS)


I see. A derisive label for people that you disagree with.

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by Beardown91737
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last domestic wide body flight?
Replies: 86
Views: 3865

Re: When was your last domestic wide body flight?

January 2017 ORD-DFW AA 789 My wife and I got an outer row with the 2 seats (in front of a rear galley)

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by Beardown91737
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players
Replies: 53
Views: 6159

Re: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players

You know no one up in F just randomly was handing out blankets to the Coach passengers as they walked past. These 2 just each grabbed their own blankets as they walked thru F and took them to their seat. Lots of assumptions there. Just like the assumptions that AA made and subsequently apologised f...

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by Beardown91737
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted
Replies: 86
Views: 4744

Re: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted

One was because the analysis that LA juries are too full of engineering types that need real concrete proof of something happening, otherwise they have reasonable doubts Which is reasonable and if more Juries where competent like that, you would probably not have murdered so many innocent people in...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted
Replies: 86
Views: 4744

Re: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted

George Zimmerman never saw a jury. For Stand Your Ground, it is a judge that rules. I agree with the SF jury comment for a couple of reasons. One was because the analysis that LA juries are too full of engineering types that need real concrete proof of something happening, otherwise they have reason...

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by Beardown91737
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time
Replies: 97
Views: 6105

Re: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time

Jack Bauer
Jim Rockford
Les Nessman
Johnny Smith
Bart Simpson
Maxwell Smart
Zigfried
King Ezekiel
Stacy Sheridan
Hank Hill (I had a co-worker who sounded exactly like him)

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by Beardown91737
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 retirement
Replies: 205
Views: 35844

Re: Southwest 737-300 retirement

Dallas Morning News article today was featuring the frames that would go to VCV for resale and the chance they would continue flying. Those may make their last trips to LAS, PHX, or one of WN's SoCal destinations.

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by Beardown91737
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service
Replies: 301
Views: 41594

Re: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service

Good things are happening under local control. Great work OIAA. Hope this spawns a resumption of ATL. Eat it haters. Interesting how the press release failed to mention the first year incentive... All that said, with a 77W, that's a lot of cargo that could also be moved through ONT. It will be inter...

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by Beardown91737
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 51277

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

While Obama gave Biden money so he wouldn't have to sell his house because Beau had cancer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCbI1svgSoQ How much can Trump handle before all this disapproval starts to weigh on what's left of his mental health and thus impact his physical health? Just looking at him ...

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by Beardown91737
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could HQ2 grow or revive a hub?
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Could HQ2 grow or revive a hub?

The HQ2 Beauty Pageant has North American cities looking at 50,000 direct and 43,000 indirect "high paying" jobs, as well as the obvious need for travel to Amazon HQ. Not all of the cities that consider themselves candidates are hubs. Regardless of the chance the HQ2 will land there, which...

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by Beardown91737
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Local News: Southwest Headed to Fresno?
Replies: 41
Views: 5483

Re: Local News: Southwest Headed to Fresno?

Using ONT-LAS as a example you would be surprised on how many Midwest and eastern connections file thru LAS mid morning and mid afternoon. With a good healthy mix of Vegas bound passengers. Thursday , Friday and Sunday typically carry the lions share of the gambling convention flow. But that's Appl...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 249
Views: 28840

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

OzarkD9S wrote:
Its too bad WN cant work out some sort of FF deal with HA for rewards to Hawaii. Would let them focus on other things. But egos still count for something in the airline game.


They did with ATA 10 years ago on the MDW-ONT-HNL and MDW-OAK-HNL routes.

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by Beardown91737
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 68735

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/grape ... ast/336107
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No threat of thunderstorms but I am about 30 miles from DFW airport. Accuweather is not predicting thunderstorms in Grapevine, which is the immediate DFW airport area.

https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/grape ... ast/336107

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by Beardown91737
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Terminal E is complete
Replies: 5
Views: 1588

DFW Terminal E is complete

Construction on DFW Terminal E ("E" is for "everyone else besides American") is complete after six years. The parking garage is new and nice, and the tile floors have been replaced with new smooth ones so the click, click, click of rolling your bag will no longer annoy you. Of co...

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by Beardown91737
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT unveils new branding, launches marketing campaign
Replies: 103
Views: 9917

Re: ONT unveils new branding, launches marketing campaign

ONT is mostly concerned with being able to serve the local catchment area and drive an economic engine for the region. No one is trying to make anyone from Los Angeles drive to ONT to catch a plane. We just want to have our nice convenient airport and not bother with a drive to west BFE. We want our...

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