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by NorthstarBoy
Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brexit and inpact on Airbus (and other pan-Euopean companies)
Replies: 73
Views: 15278

Re: Brexit and inpact on Airbus (and other pan-Euopean companies)

Like User Teva, I also wonder what effect this is going to have on IAG.

Is the company going to have to break up?

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-700s and Onboard Rafts
Replies: 11
Views: 2373

Southwest 737-700s and Onboard Rafts

The two WN 737-700s i had this week for my trip from Denver-Seattle and back (N7827A and N558WN) both came with onboard rafts so my question is: would this have been something WN installed during their interior refit of the aircraft before putting them into service or would these aircraft have been ...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Taxiing The Plane
Replies: 47
Views: 19425

RE: Who Is Taxiing The Plane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/d8s" class="quote" target="_blank">d8s</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Why not cool? I know a guy who flies, only has one...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lady Liberty Arrested 4 Free Speech Not Fee Speech
Replies: 25
Views: 2210

RE: Lady Liberty Arrested 4 Free Speech Not Fee Speech

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pyrex" class="quote" target="_blank">Pyrex</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>What a crock of <acronym title="British Internat...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 4
Replies: 304
Views: 27518

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 4

Any idea when <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> announces their shore excursions? I'm booked on the Norwegian Pearl for a south/central America/panama canal cruise in October and so far the only offering they have for shore excursions is in Belize. I...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Ireland Ever Reunite?
Replies: 55
Views: 4218

RE: Will Ireland Ever Reunite?

The thing I always wonder is why the British were so desperate to hold Ireland hostage to begin with? Why not allow the Irish to have their independence in 1916? For that matter, even when they granted Ireland it's independence in 1923 why continue to hold the North hostage? why not let the entire i...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Capitalizing Carrier Codes
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Capitalizing Carrier Codes

I put up a new topic in regards to IFE on PMUS and wanted PMUS to be in all caps in the title, how do i fix it so PMUS shows up in all caps?

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Jan 13, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pmus Domestic Fleet IFE Upgrades....When?
Replies: 4
Views: 1073

Pmus Domestic Fleet IFE Upgrades....When?

With a trip booked on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> from Memphis to San Diego in February which includes a mix of <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym><acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and PMUS aircraft, i noticed that <acronym title="Tropic Ai...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA587 - What If A Boeing?
Replies: 85
Views: 19456

RE: AA587 - What If A Boeing?

Pardon my ignorance, but I thought the pedals were only used on the ground and that once the flight surfaces became active during the takeoff roll that everything was controlled by the yoke/sidestick.

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Force Awakens - SPOILERS. Beware!
Replies: 176
Views: 5444

RE: The Force Awakens - SPOILERS. Beware!

The only detail i felt Abrams missed from the original trilogy was the fact that the Milennium Falcon is a piece of flying junk. Compared to the original trilogy. when it would inexplicably shut down at critical times forcing Han Solo and Chewbacca to run around in panic mode trying to get the beast...

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by NorthstarBoy
Thu Dec 24, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX 77W Delivery Schedule?
Replies: 230
Views: 46960

RE: LX 77W Delivery Schedule?

Is LX going to revive SR's Boeing Number (57) for their first Boeing aircraft? Or have they been assigned their own new Boeing number?

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Anderson - Aviation Week’s Person of the Year 2015
Replies: 118
Views: 18604

Richard Anderson - Aviation Week’s Person of the Year 2015

One thing I do have to wonder is why Anderson is so "Anti-Boeing?"

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oscar Pistorius Guilty Of Murder Of Reeva Steenkam
Replies: 46
Views: 2259

RE: Oscar Pistorius Guilty Of Murder Of Reeva Steenkam

What I find abhorrant is the very fact that he opened fire without knowing who was in the bathroom. Really, was he so tanked up on adrenaline that he didnt look at the bed and notice his girlfriend wasnt in it? Did he even bother to turn on the bedroom light? that might have been a good start. Secon...

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3
Replies: 203
Views: 14764

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Garnetpalmetto" class="quote" target="_blank">Garnetpalmetto</a> (<a href="#89" class="quote">Reply 89</a>):<br/><i>I'm seeing scuttlebutt on an...

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Dec 01, 2015 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chicago Police Ofc Executes Teen Who Walked Away
Replies: 113
Views: 4218

RE: Chicago Police Ofc Executes Teen Who Walked Away

I don't think the solution is to disband the police force and reinstate it, in that case the thugs, murderers, gang bangers, drug dealers and every other crook in Chicago would have a field day. I think a better approach might be to start rotating officers between precincts. See, IMO, what it comes ...

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France 777 With Subway Style Livery
Replies: 36
Views: 23791

RE: Air France 777 With Subway Style Livery

I wonder how long it will take before a broadside picture of the plane shows up so we can see what the entire plane looks like from front to back versus small bits and pieces. On the subject of graffiti, anyone who can paint on something as large as a train car in the dark no less after climbing ove...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't AA Fully Retire The US Brand By Now?
Replies: 51
Views: 12563

RE: Why Can't AA Fully Retire The US Brand By Now?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rta" class="quote" target="_blank">rta</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Waste of money. They don't need to because both the ...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reno Air Retro-jet Debut
Replies: 86
Views: 18857

RE: AA Reno Air Retro-jet Debut

Did they put RA in the registration number the way US used to put the old codes in their heritage jet registrations?

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by NorthstarBoy
Sat Nov 07, 2015 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st NWA 744 In Service And 1st UA 744 Retired
Replies: 23
Views: 10094

RE: 1st NWA 744 In Service And 1st UA 744 Retired

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>The 100s were registered N47xxU. Used aircraft...

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Represent! The College Thread!
Replies: 28
Views: 1775

RE: Represent! The College Thread!

Fort Lewis College (Started degree)
Front Range Community College (time out from Ft Lewis for poor academics)
Colorado State University (Finished Degree)
Metro State College of Denver (Started second bachelors degree in travel administration but burned out after 2 years)

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3
Replies: 203
Views: 14764

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 3

I'm not sure if this is old news or not, but, it appears that the new locks in the Panama Canal are open/will open soon as RCCL is sending the Explorer of the Seas to Alaska next summer along with the Celebrity Solstice. I believe both will operate round trip Inside passage cruises from Seattle.

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And Rolls-Royce Announce Partnership
Replies: 33
Views: 11635

RE: Delta And Rolls-Royce Announce Partnership

Not to sound negative, but I wonder if this means DL will export more of it's own internal maintenance to some five cent an hour third world country?

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by NorthstarBoy
Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Wants Give Back 6 Gates At Denver
Replies: 158
Views: 18025

RE: Frontier Wants Give Back 6 Gates At Denver

On the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> gate situation, before the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>/NW merger it was: C-34/36/38 were <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> and C-40/42/44/46 were <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym...

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flightradar24 On Airplanes, Allowed?
Replies: 19
Views: 8014

RE: Flightradar24 On Airplanes, Allowed?

Thanks for the Information. It's appreciated

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Heritage Jets, When In Service?
Replies: 16
Views: 2590

AA's Heritage Jets, When In Service?

I know AA has heritage jets in the pipeline, one for TWA, one for Reno AIr and one for Air Cal. Any idea when we can expect to see them in service?

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flightradar24 On Airplanes, Allowed?
Replies: 19
Views: 8014

RE: Flightradar24 On Airplanes, Allowed?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fallap" class="quote" target="_blank">Fallap</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I can't see why this should be an issue for th...

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flightradar24 On Airplanes, Allowed?
Replies: 19
Views: 8014

Flightradar24 On Airplanes, Allowed?

I'm flying out on Friday to San Juan via Miami from Denver and I'd love to be able to track my own flight on Flightradar24 via my IPad. Do the airlines allow this or would it be considered a safety issue?

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by NorthstarBoy
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA S16 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes
Replies: 51
Views: 16600

RE: BA S16 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

So <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> is keeping it's 747-400 for now it looks like. I do have to wonder what <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s logic...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is VX The First Etops A320 Operator?
Replies: 10
Views: 7547

RE: Is VX The First Etops A320 Operator?

thanks for the information, I didn't even think of <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> in regards to ETOPS. Are any other US carriers specifically certified to fly the A320 ETOPS? When I say a320, I don't mean A320 Series, but the A320 specifically. I say this because I assume that each sp...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is VX The First Etops A320 Operator?
Replies: 10
Views: 7547

Is VX The First Etops A320 Operator?

This may be old news, but looking up the schedule for the new <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> Sfo-Syd service scheduled to start in December caused me to stumble across the information that <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym> is/will be flying <acronym title="San Francisco...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tarom And The 707
Replies: 17
Views: 4429

Tarom And The 707

I apologize if this question is too esoteric, but i got to thinking: As a kid I used to read the OAGs and one thing that stuck out was Tarom, the national airline of Romania, operating 707s betweem Jfk-Vie-Otp. This was while the other soviet bloc carriers during the early 80s operated the IL62 as t...

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows 10 Launch - Anybody Using It Yet?
Replies: 57
Views: 5383

RE: Windows 10 Launch - Anybody Using It Yet?

I have the little upgrade icon on my toolbar, but, my big question is will upgrading wipe my hard drive in the process? I have alot of music, pictures, documents on my computer that I couldnt replace if my hard driver were wiped. I also wonder whether the <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym> Word ...

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Lose Bag With $660,000 N.Z. At HKG
Replies: 22
Views: 11247

RE: CX Lose Bag With $660,000 N.Z. At HKG

I cant help but wonder why that much money would be transferred as cash vs doing an electronic transfer? I mean, who other than drug traffickers, keeps that kind of cash around?

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by NorthstarBoy
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 Words: What You Want Most In Aviation
Replies: 88
Views: 6122

RE: 3 Words: What You Want Most In Aviation

No Ancillary Fees-Stop nickel and diming us for everything and return things to the way they used to be.

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Copenhagen Hotel Suggestions Please
Replies: 7
Views: 2218

RE: Copenhagen Hotel Suggestions Please

Thanks for all the suggestions, I appreciate it.

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by NorthstarBoy
Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Copenhagen Hotel Suggestions Please
Replies: 7
Views: 2218

Copenhagen Hotel Suggestions Please

Mom and I are coming off of a Baltic Cruise in August and due to a flight schedule change we'll have an extra day to enjoy Copenhagen.
Anyone have suggestions as to a moderate downtown hotel in Copenhagen? The target price is 200 dollars per night or less. Any suggestions are appreciated.

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by NorthstarBoy
Mon Jul 06, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 2
Replies: 231
Views: 17033

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetwet1" class="quote" target="_blank">jetwet1</a> (<a href="#161" class="quote">Reply 161</a>):<br/><i>Out of Port Canaveral right ?I really do...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 2
Replies: 231
Views: 17033

RE: Cruise Ship Thread Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SmithAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">SmithAir747</a> (<a href="#104" class="quote">Reply 104</a>):<br/><i>According to this article (which...

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by NorthstarBoy
Thu Jun 04, 2015 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama: World Does Not Believe Israel
Replies: 52
Views: 3592

RE: Obama: World Does Not Believe Israel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L-188" class="quote" target="_blank">L-188</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>His term in office has been constantly marked ...

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by NorthstarBoy
Mon May 25, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Active Codeshares Vs Canceled Operating Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 690

RE: Active Codeshares Vs Canceled Operating Flights

The ticket was issued by the cruise line. I didn't actually issue the ticket, it's a personal ticket for myself. I may well try to call BA however, that's a good suggestion

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by NorthstarBoy
Mon May 25, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Active Codeshares Vs Canceled Operating Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 690

Active Codeshares Vs Canceled Operating Flights

So, here's my wonderment: It's come to my attention that an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight I'm booked under a <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> codeshare on for the end of August has been discontinued. Despite that, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acron...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun May 24, 2015 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Aviation Film: Non-Stop
Replies: 32
Views: 3322

RE: Worst Aviation Film: Non-Stop

Wasn't flightplan the one where her daughter was actually dead and she was hallucinating the whole time?

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun May 24, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ireland First Country To Vote Yes To Gay Marriage
Replies: 99
Views: 3391

RE: Ireland First Country To Vote Yes To Gay Marriage

It should be noted that the referendum was only concerning civil marriages, I.e. those conducted by a justice of the peace or the Irish equivalent. I'm sure the day the Catholic Church would allow a same sex marriage would be the day people in hell are putting coat on and shivering. As much as I dis...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun May 24, 2015 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis Is Winning And World Is Apathetic
Replies: 75
Views: 3622

RE: Isis Is Winning And World Is Apathetic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/StarAC17" class="quote" target="_blank">StarAC17</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>In a war there is collateral damage and if...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sun May 24, 2015 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Reservations Centers
Replies: 13
Views: 4610

RE: American Airlines Reservations Centers

I can only hope that in the name of improving "cost efficiencies" that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> general res is not moved to Guatemala ala <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> moving their general res functions to India and the Phillippines. It's probably t...

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri May 22, 2015 5:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Today's Gripe About Facebook
Replies: 21
Views: 2582

RE: Today's Gripe About Facebook

One of my frustrations with Facebook is sending someone a friend request and crickets....crickets....crickets. I'd like Facebook to add a button that says "Decline" which would automatically send a message to the requesting user to the effect of: We're sorry but user xxx has declined to accept your ...

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by NorthstarBoy
Tue May 19, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belfast City Welcomes 1st European Legacy Carrier
Replies: 14
Views: 8846

RE: Belfast City Welcomes 1st European Legacy Carrier

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vos" class="quote" target="_blank">vos</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Question about the flight number to/from <acronym ti...

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri May 15, 2015 2:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Places You Want To Visit That Most Want To Avoid
Replies: 63
Views: 4274

RE: Places You Want To Visit That Most Want To Avo

One of my dreams is to take an African Airport Tour where I visit the airport of every major city in Africa except perhaps Libya and definitely Somalia.
The only limiter to that idea is the lack of a 100 page passport for all of the necessary visa stamps.

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by NorthstarBoy
Fri May 15, 2015 1:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LY: Will My Itinerary Flag Me For Ultra Scrutiny?
Replies: 7
Views: 2139

RE: LY: Will My Itinerary Flag Me For Ultra Scruti

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Zrs70" class="quote" target="_blank">Zrs70</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>My plan is to remain airside at tlv. I un...

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by NorthstarBoy
Sat May 09, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving To Denver!
Replies: 6
Views: 1253

RE: Moving To Denver!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SmithAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">SmithAir747</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Do any of you live in the Den...

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