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by A330_DTW
Wed Sep 22, 2004 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Star Alliance A319 @ PHL
Replies: 7
Views: 2193

RE: US Star Alliance A319 @ PHL

I saw it in ATL on the 13th. Not very impressive.

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by A330_DTW
Fri Feb 13, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eavesdropping On A NW Flight..
Replies: 23
Views: 5676

RE: Eavesdropping On A NW Flight..

They sounded quite honest and excited about the whole affair! Of course, they may have known I was sitting there listening and would go blab this DISinformation. <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym titl...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Feb 12, 2004 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Pull Out Of NRT?
Replies: 61
Views: 8000

RE: DL To Pull Out Of NRT?

The Pacific was Pan Am's crown jewel, having begun just a few years before <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> started service across the Pacific. They needed money and sold everything to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. Not long after, they sold the Atlantic t...

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by A330_DTW
Mon Feb 09, 2004 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eavesdropping On A NW Flight..
Replies: 23
Views: 5676

Eavesdropping On A NW Flight..

Overheard two <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>-based flight attendants talking about a memo they read that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is planning on starting <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Te...

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by A330_DTW
Wed Feb 04, 2004 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyTeam Welcomes Aeroflot Bid For Membership
Replies: 16
Views: 3734

RE: SkyTeam Welcomes Aeroflot Bid For Membership

Очен рад это слышать!
(Very glad to hear that!) I can't wait to start using my Russian again after all these years!

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by A330_DTW
Tue Feb 03, 2004 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gate Agents... Have A Question For You!
Replies: 36
Views: 7336

Gate Agents... Have A Question For You!

I think the question has more to do with what all the typing is going when someone comes up and asks a question. "Can I change my seat?" You have to display the seatmap, see what's available. For the oldtimers, i.e. like me, I like to use the old-fashioned long entries, not just click on a name, the...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Jan 15, 2004 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FYI: United New Livery/New Interior Questions, Etc
Replies: 16
Views: 5561

RE: FYI: United New Livery/New Interior Questions,

The effort the artist put into those paint schemes in awesome, but the paint scheme is awful. I certainly hope UA does not adopt something like that, though they do need to get rid of the Death Grey fuselage and Blue underbelly.

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by A330_DTW
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA News Etc..
Replies: 40
Views: 6552

RE: NWA News Etc..

Maybe <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> will be routing most of the South-Eastern traffic via <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> and code-share with <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>. THe ...

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by A330_DTW
Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countdown; The Final Ever 757s Now Allocated
Replies: 40
Views: 5294

RE: Countdown; The Final Ever 757s Now Allocated

I'm sure NW has more 753s coming, but MEA707 didn't mention their order.

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by A330_DTW
Sun Dec 07, 2003 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Alaska Airlines Going To Merge With American?
Replies: 35
Views: 7739

RE: Is Alaska Airlines Going To Merge With America

AS might join SkyTeam with its other partners, NW, KL and CO.

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by A330_DTW
Wed Dec 03, 2003 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Booking Code
Replies: 6
Views: 4024

RE: NWA Booking Code

The Booking Code is Q, the Fare Basis Code is QE7NR, the PNR (Passenger Name Record) is the 5- or 6-digit number/letter combination that references a customer's reservation.

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by A330_DTW
Mon Dec 01, 2003 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Return To Oz?
Replies: 20
Views: 4066

RE: Northwest Return To Oz?

Way back when, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> served <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> via <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Nov 06, 2003 1:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NWA And Pratt Power - Love Affair?
Replies: 9
Views: 2758

RE: NWA And Pratt Power - Love Affair?

The 330s have P&W's PW4168A.

Interesting article on NW's aircraft orders and engines to power them:

http://www.pw.utc.com/pr_011701.asp

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by A330_DTW
Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is The U.S. Flag Backwards On Aircraft Right?
Replies: 28
Views: 16693

Why Is The U.S. Flag Backwards On Aircraft Right?

I know, I know. This topic has been discussed to no end. I did a search on the forum for any reference to this topic and finding none, I thought I'd start this up again. People comment on how "un-American" it is and how it's against the etiquette of hanging the flag. http://www.proadvance.com/flagdi...

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by A330_DTW
Mon Oct 20, 2003 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Dorment Routes
Replies: 11
Views: 2520

RE: TWA Dorment Routes

Kl, je praat als een kip zonder kop and none of it makes any sense.
No one mentioned that there was no demand, just that AA most likely has NO PLANS to exercise the route authorities from the U.S. of A. that it acquired when it bought TWA.

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by A330_DTW
Mon Oct 20, 2003 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The New 7E7 Be Known As 787?
Replies: 36
Views: 9909

RE: Will The New 7E7 Be Known As 787?

What about "Dreamliner".

Maybe they're alluding to the fact that the 7E7 will fade away just like the Sonic Cruiser--it's just a dream.

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by A330_DTW
Mon Oct 20, 2003 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Dorment Routes
Replies: 11
Views: 2520

RE: TWA Dorment Routes

Obviously since <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> has cut all but a few former TWA staff, the <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> 'hub' is now just an extra 'spoke' with a few more flights and the <acronym title=...

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by A330_DTW
Mon Aug 11, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC
Replies: 35
Views: 5763

RE: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC

 <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts"> Blonde moment--must've inhaled too much peroxide! I was just looking at the thread title re: WBC. Isn't <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> removing MRTC (does that make sense when they would ADDING seats) from a lot of its...

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by A330_DTW
Mon Aug 11, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Now, Will NW Order A340 To Replace 747?
Replies: 48
Views: 7570

RE: So Now, Will NW Order A340 To Replace 747?

I've read (Air Transport World, maybe?) that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> was working with Airbus on an Extended Range A330 of some sort. Airbus' website also has information on the A330 and LROPS. Maybe the two are not coincidental. With a full pax/cargo range of 6,500nm f...

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by A330_DTW
Sun Aug 10, 2003 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC
Replies: 35
Views: 5763

RE: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC

Originally posted by Industrial Pate: Posted Thu Aug 7 2003 06:21:08 <acronym title="Utrecht - Soesterberg (UTC / EHSB), Netherlands">UTC</acronym>+1 and read 1022 times: <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> and <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> obviously lea...

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by A330_DTW
Fri Aug 08, 2003 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC
Replies: 35
Views: 5763

RE: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC

I suppose we will all have to agree that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s A330 fleet will definitely be better than the DC10s currently in use across the Atlantic. One thing I don't understand is someone's post that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s 777 ...

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by A330_DTW
Fri Aug 08, 2003 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC
Replies: 35
Views: 5763

RE: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC

AA already uses the flimsy boarding passes and ticket stock. Have also seen the same from US, I believe. Re the A330, the Airbus website shows the typical configuration of the A330-300 as 30C/305Y. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is putting in 34C/263Y, so it's a lot less crow...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Aug 07, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC
Replies: 35
Views: 5763

RE: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC

Artsyman, you're comparing a 777-200 to an A330-300 and I think the two are slightly different. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s configuration in C class is: Pitch: 60" - lie-flat sleeper seats Width: 20.25" Config: 2-2-2 Y class is: Pitch: 31"-33" Width: 17.5" Config: 2-4-2 ...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Says Alliance With KLM May Come To An End
Replies: 18
Views: 5855

RE: NW Says Alliance With KLM May Come To An End

I can see the EU putting a stop to a <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>/AZ/AF link on the European side and <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>/DL/NW on the state-side alliance. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> already flies to more destina...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Aug 07, 2003 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC
Replies: 35
Views: 5763

RE: NW A330 Debut WBC And MC

I submitted three of about ten pictures I took of the interior and exterior of the A330 when it was at <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> last week, but they were rejected for not being of good enough quality. A buddy of mine posted them o...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Aug 07, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa A340 Or What's Left Of It, Lands In IAH
Replies: 29
Views: 10471

RE: Lufthansa A340 Or What's Left Of It, Lands In

It's interesting all right. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s website shows that flight LH440 left <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> 4hrs 11min late at 1416 and arrived <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinent...

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by A330_DTW
Sun Aug 03, 2003 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta's Hartsfield To Be Renamed?
Replies: 33
Views: 4594

RE: Atlanta's Hartsfield To Be Renamed?

If it's renamed after a black person, then it's reverse discrimination. If it's kept as Hartsfield, it's discrimination against blacks.

Why not name it something inanimate like one of the poster suggested, "Atlanta International Airport"? That way no one is offended.

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by A330_DTW
Sun Aug 03, 2003 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Considers Ending Alliance With Northwest
Replies: 47
Views: 6746

RE: KLM Considers Ending Alliance With Northwest

KL had the chance to build the Alcazar Alliance with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> and <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> back in the early '90s. That fell through for some reason or another, and <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Ai...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Jul 31, 2003 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NWA LiveryCompass Pointing "Northeast".
Replies: 11
Views: 3221

RE: New NWA LiveryCompass Pointing "Northeast".

After this post, there should be no confusion.

I was not "making fun of way people talk", I was trying to be a little light-hearted and bring some humor to the post.


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by A330_DTW
Wed Jul 30, 2003 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NWA LiveryCompass Pointing "Northeast".
Replies: 11
Views: 3221

New NWA LiveryCompass Pointing "Northeast".

Feng shui dictate that compass point forward on both side of airplane. No mistake about pointing North Ease. Compass on aircraft right point forward just like on aircraft left. Feng shui very bad if one compass point forward (toward future) and other compass point backward (toward pass). All in all ...

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by A330_DTW
Sat Jul 26, 2003 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian To Begin A340 Service To DTW/ORD!
Replies: 13
Views: 6067

Royal Jordanian To Begin A340 Service To DTW/ORD

RJ already flies DTW/AMM with their A340, at least for this Summer. I can't even begin to imagine how long that flight must be!

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by A330_DTW
Sat Jul 26, 2003 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PTVs In Y Class
Replies: 4
Views: 2663

PTVs In Y Class

I was just thinking about the PTVs in Y class when I saw the new NWA A330-300 at <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>. Doesn't it get annoying having someone push the screen on YOUR seatback? Little kids kicking the back of the seat is bad e...

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by A330_DTW
Fri Jul 18, 2003 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL After The AA Gate Moves--predictions-pics--
Replies: 8
Views: 2982

RE: STL After The AA Gate Moves--predictions-pics-

I could see WN adding capacity, but not NW.

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by A330_DTW
Thu Jul 10, 2003 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-11 Retirement
Replies: 16
Views: 5403

RE: Delta MD-11 Retirement

With the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>/CO/DL alliance, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> should soon start a 747-400 on the <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo ...

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by A330_DTW
Thu Jul 10, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA A330 Delivery
Replies: 33
Views: 6333

RE: NWA A330 Delivery

I was looking at the schedules for DTWAMS and it looks like starting the 02SEP flight 40 will still be a DC10, 68 will still be a 747-400 and 54 and 48 will be A330-300s. On October 1st, flight 40 becomes an 330-300, 68 remains (and probably will always remain a -400) and the others remain A330-300s...

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by A330_DTW
Sat Jun 28, 2003 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Delay To A Flight Ever?
Replies: 12
Views: 4517

RE: Longest Delay To A Flight Ever?

A U.S. carrier cancels a flight due to weather and reschedules you "days later". An international airline delays a flight for 78 hours due to weather.

What, may I ask, is the difference? With a U.S. airline there is at least the chance of flying standby sooner than 78 hours later.

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by A330_DTW
Wed Jun 11, 2003 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Continental So Afraid Of Competition?
Replies: 22
Views: 3696

RE: Why Is Continental So Afraid Of Competition?

This sounds like the same hype as the thread where the Red Tail has moved into <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> because they're "afraid" of <acronym title="Midwest Express (USA)">YX</acronym> taking away their business. With the ...

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by A330_DTW
Tue May 20, 2003 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Trys To Kill MEH...
Replies: 56
Views: 5608

RE: NWA Trys To Kill MEH...

At <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> had managers/agents whatever, standing at the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> WBC line and checking customers' tickets during the ...

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by A330_DTW
Mon May 19, 2003 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Mini-hub Milwaukee? (again...)
Replies: 2
Views: 2476

RE: NWA Mini-hub Milwaukee? (again...)

It's basically wait-and-see. Remember the mini-hub they were going to open up in <acronym title="Reno / Tahoe - International (Cannon) (RNO / KRNO), USA - Nevada">RNO</acronym> to compete with QQ? Before it ever even became operational, it was scrapped because QQ pulled out of the <acronym title="Mi...

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by A330_DTW
Mon May 19, 2003 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Trys To Kill MEH...
Replies: 56
Views: 5608

RE: NWA Trys To Kill MEH...

Most of the large "non-discount" airlines do everything in their power to shut the competition out of their so-called "fortress hubs". Being that <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> is just a short hop from both <acronym title="Minn...

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by A330_DTW
Mon May 19, 2003 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Busy At MSP
Replies: 7
Views: 2150

Topic: Very Busy At MSP

Don't know about MSP but flights from DTW are all full--overbooked as a matter of fact.

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by A330_DTW
Fri May 16, 2003 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Renovations For AA's STL Hub?
Replies: 19
Views: 3640

STL Hub

Rumors or not, it makes economic sense for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to scale back at <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> and concentrate on their core hubs of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - Intern...

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by A330_DTW
Fri May 16, 2003 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Differences Between Res Sys? (Apollo, Sabre...)
Replies: 23
Views: 29394

RE: Differences Between Res Sys? (Apollo, Sabre...

To a travel agent, it all depends on what the carrier will give them for booking on their system. Many agencies have all the major CRSs so that they can book directly with that airline thus avoiding any segment surcharges. Nowadays they all operate pretty much the same as they all have a Windows-typ...

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by A330_DTW
Thu May 15, 2003 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Unsolved Mysteries On A.net
Replies: 42
Views: 5838

RE: 2 Unsolved Mysteries On A.net

I can't think of anywhere at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> where there is absolutely NOTHING on the horizon, as in the picture of the 767 which states it's from 1994 at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Califor...

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by A330_DTW
Thu May 15, 2003 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA DC-10 In New Colors?
Replies: 3
Views: 5383

DC10

Supposedly there are no plans to repaint the DC10 fleet as they are being retired.

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by A330_DTW
Thu May 15, 2003 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Files Application To Fly To Iraq
Replies: 9
Views: 3291

Detroit-Baghdad

If <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> and <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> have both filed to serve the route, it sounds like <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> would do the <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">...

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by A330_DTW
Thu May 15, 2003 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Trys To Kill MEH...
Replies: 56
Views: 5608

RE: New Liveries

If K-Mart opened a store in a town where shoppers only had a Saks Fifth Avenue at which to shop, would this be predatory?

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by A330_DTW
Sat May 10, 2003 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meaning Of Aer "Lingus"?
Replies: 13
Views: 12601

Lufthansa

Like "Lufthansa" means "Air 'trade association'". Luft=Air and Hansa is Old High German for "military troop".

NOUN: A medieval merchant guild or trade association.
ETYMOLOGY: Middle English, from Old French, from Middle Low German, from Old High German hansa, military troop.

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by A330_DTW
Tue May 06, 2003 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta.com Amazing!?
Replies: 5
Views: 2547

RE: New Liveries

I've sent emails to "[email protected]" about spelling errors, grammatical errors and other problems and they're always fixed within a day or so. No emails returned saying, "thank you for bringing this to our attention" or anything though. That's gratitude for ya!

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by A330_DTW
Tue May 06, 2003 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Starts MEM-AMS
Replies: 11
Views: 3096

RE: New Liveries

Here's what I see in PARS: 05 June <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>/<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> NW36 06 June <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">...

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