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by macmac76
Thu Mar 08, 2007 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mabuhay! Philippine Aviation Thread #1
Replies: 126
Views: 12506

RE: Mabuhay! Philippine Aviation Thread #1

KL 808:

Gen. Santos is GES.  Smile

regards,
Marc

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by macmac76
Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Spoilers Touchdown?
Replies: 21
Views: 4521

No Spoilers Touchdown?

hello, Came across this video of a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> 752 landing at <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>...I noticed that upon touchdown, the spoilers did not deploy...I believe this is t...

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by macmac76
Wed Aug 24, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines Routes 1985
Replies: 14
Views: 3380

RE: Philippine Airlines Routes 1985

I believe they switched over to <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> as a result of the surge of Overseas Filipino Workers in the middle east (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, and Kuwait). Karachi, for the longest time, was a stopover on most of <acronym...

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by macmac76
Fri May 20, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's Official - US Airways / America West To Merge
Replies: 177
Views: 20048

RE: It's Official - US Airways / America West To Merge

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by macmac76
Wed May 18, 2005 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To Manila By Air France
Replies: 20
Views: 4892

RE: To Manila By Air France

LH's daily flight to Manila now stops in Guangzhou utilizing the A346.

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by macmac76
Thu Apr 28, 2005 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Sad Day In Seattle.
Replies: 89
Views: 22089

RE: A Sad Day In Seattle.

I too am sad to see the end of the 757 line  Sad My favorite thing about the 757 is the roll out for take off...I get pushed against my seat once those engines roar for take off, I love it!!! Great airplane!

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by macmac76
Sun Mar 06, 2005 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines Eyes Purchase Of A380
Replies: 29
Views: 19684

RE: Philippine Airlines Eyes Purchase Of A380

Laxintl:

PAL now has 6 A320s with the addition of 3 of the type in December. These three airplanes replaced 3 B737-300 in the fleet, reducing the number of 733s to 4. It still flies 3 734s though.

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by macmac76
Mon Feb 21, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aerosof B737NG - Why Very Slow?
Replies: 0
Views: 3646

Aerosof B737NG - Why Very Slow?

I purchased the Aerosoft B737NG add on to FS2004...when I choose one of the aircraft from this add-on, why is my <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> running very slow with it? I mean, when switching from different views, it takes forward and it pauses a lot which seems like it's processing ...

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by macmac76
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's Longhaul Schedule Summer 2005
Replies: 48
Views: 8914

RE: LH's Longhaul Schedule Summer 2005

Hmm...interesting. The Manila route is now serviced via Guangzhou (before it was via Bangkok), and LH will deploy the 346 (used to be the 744). Very interesting!

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by macmac76
Wed Feb 02, 2005 10:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Positioning Crew?
Replies: 5
Views: 13207

RE: Positioning Crew?

Thanks to both responses...Does this include a whole set of crew, meaning, a flight deck crew and cabin crew? Say, they're deadheading to a location to operate a 747-400, does that mean there will be roughly 20 of them riding as passengers? That means occupying 20 seats in an airplane right? If so, ...

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by macmac76
Wed Feb 02, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Positioning Crew?
Replies: 5
Views: 13207

Positioning Crew?

I've heard of the term "Positioning Crew"...can somebody explain to me exactly what this means? Thanks to any reply!

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by macmac76
Fri Jan 28, 2005 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's Tenth 777 Arrives!
Replies: 35
Views: 7849

RE: KLM's Tenth 777 Arrives!

Can somebody list all the KLM routes being serviced by the 777? I know <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schipho...

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by macmac76
Fri Jan 21, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights Celebrate 35 Years Today 1-21
Replies: 18
Views: 3463

RE: 747 Flights Celebrate 35 Years Today 1-21

Great thread indeed! Happy birthday to the mighty 747, still the most graceful airliner to roam the skies. I just LOVE this airliner!

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by macmac76
Mon Jan 10, 2005 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Rollout (Pic)
Replies: 169
Views: 25841

RE: A380 Rollout (Pic)

It'll take me a couple of years for this plane to look good to me...I guess, just like beer, it's an acquired sight! She's huge though but I don't like the nose...and those engines look like they can fit an A300!  Smile

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by macmac76
Wed Dec 08, 2004 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines Latest News
Replies: 73
Views: 8953

RE: China Airlines Latest News

IWW: Yes, I was truly impressed by China Airlines. When I got off the plane in Houston, I told each F/A on the way out, "Great Job and Great Service!". I didn't realize that the crew on the <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title=...

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by macmac76
Tue Dec 07, 2004 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines Latest News
Replies: 73
Views: 8953

RE: China Airlines Latest News

Pbb152: There were approx. 200 passengers from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>, and after picking up more passengers from <acronym title="...

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by macmac76
Tue Dec 07, 2004 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines Latest News
Replies: 73
Views: 8953

RE: China Airlines Latest News

I recently flew <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym> on the <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="Taipei - Chiang ...

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by macmac76
Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Golden Girls Show: The 727 Landing Belongs To...?
Replies: 48
Views: 14487

RE: Golden Girls Show: The 727 Landing Belongs To...?

Glad to see a group of aviation freaks like me watch the Golden Girls! I love that show and I watch it every single day! Rose: I got a letter. Uh-Oh, it's from the Department of Water and Coffee. Dorothy: (Looking confused) Coffee? Rose: No thank you, it makes me jumpy. Aunt Angela: May your shampoo...

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by macmac76
Fri Oct 22, 2004 4:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: No. Of Pilots On CO's 757s Trans Atlantic
Replies: 10
Views: 4889

No. Of Pilots On CO's 757s Trans Atlantic

Does CO carry a third pilot on its 757's on its transatlantic runs? If so, where is the pilot rest seat located? Thanks in advance!

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by macmac76
Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foreign Airline With US Domestic Traffic Rights?
Replies: 14
Views: 4243

RE: Foreign Airline With US Domestic Traffic Rights?

Add <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym>'s <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> route to your list. <acronym title="China Airline...

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by macmac76
Fri Sep 17, 2004 11:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-MNL-ILO With Philippine Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 11038

RE: LAX-MNL-ILO With Philippine Airlines

Trickijedi, Yes, GUM-<acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym> and vice versa is like full all the time...Luckily though, each time I travel that route, I still get a seat but you always had to hold your breath because of t...

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by macmac76
Thu Sep 16, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-MNL-ILO With Philippine Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 11038

RE: LAX-MNL-ILO With Philippine Airlines

Trickijedi, My last trip to the <acronym title="Sunflower Airlines (Fiji)">PI</acronym> was indeed with <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> and Air Mike in 2001 but it was a period when my Bro was getting furloughed from <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>. ...

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by macmac76
Fri Sep 03, 2004 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did The 757 Crash Into The Pentagon?
Replies: 114
Views: 18827

RE: Did The 757 Crash Into The Pentagon?

If people need proof of what happens when an aircraft slams into something at 500 mph....just take a look at the wreckage of <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 93 that crashed in Shanksville, PA...the biggest piece of wreckage found was as big as a phone book. Not even the tail of t...

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by macmac76
Fri Aug 27, 2004 11:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-MNL-ILO With Philippine Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 11038

RE: LAX-MNL-ILO With Philippine Airlines

Nice trip report! I will be flying to to the Philippines in November. My routing goes like this: <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym tit...

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by macmac76
Sun Jul 11, 2004 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finally, Just Got Good News For Non-passengers
Replies: 39
Views: 7565

RE: Finally, Just Got Good News For Non-passengers

I refuse to believe this until I see a source...I've checked www.tsa.gov as well as all major news websites...I cannot find any confirmation or news article on this...if somebody has one, could you post it? Until I see an article/source, I won't buy this.

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by macmac76
Fri Jul 09, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Flight School/School Out There?
Replies: 21
Views: 4523

RE: Best Flight School/School Out There?

Flymia: I'm speaking out of my brother's experience...He went to Embry-Riddle for 4-years and got his <acronym title="British International Helicopters">BS</acronym> degree in Aeronautical Science there. After graduating, he went and got his flight instructor's certificate and he did flight instruct...

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by macmac76
Thu Jul 08, 2004 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Flight School/School Out There?
Replies: 21
Views: 4523

RE: Best Flight School/School Out There?

I would highly recommend: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University My brother went there (Prescott, <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> campus) and got his Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science as well as flight training. Now, he's a First Officer on the CRJ 200/700 for Skywest Airlines...

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by macmac76
Wed Jun 30, 2004 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today
Replies: 52
Views: 6051

RE: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today

COfaninBOF,

Alia is the airline of Jordan.

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by macmac76
Tue Jun 29, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today
Replies: 52
Views: 6051

RE: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today

great pics, IWW....question though, when did the crew change take place? Was there another set of flight and cabin crew on the <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Tex...

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by macmac76
Sun Jun 27, 2004 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today
Replies: 52
Views: 6051

RE: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today

IWW,
thanks for your response. let me know when your photos are up and running!

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by macmac76
Sun Jun 27, 2004 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights On 2001 Sept 13? (Fahrenheit 9/11)
Replies: 43
Views: 21969

RE: Flights On 2001 Sept 13? (Fahrenheit 9/11)

I did not see the movie and will not see it. The 9/11 Commission concluded that the aforementioned flights took place when airspace reopened. <acronym title="SAM (Colombia)">MM</acronym> seem to blow that out of proportion which he usually does. In addition, the FBI have already cleared those flight...

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by macmac76
Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today
Replies: 52
Views: 6051

RE: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today

IWW, I'm glad you had a great trip! That must be really tiring but then, for us Aviation enthusiast, it's always exciting! I can't wait for my trip to <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym>) (MNL / RPLL), Philippin...

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by macmac76
Tue Jun 22, 2004 1:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crew Rest Areas On NWA's A330s?
Replies: 5
Views: 3508

Crew Rest Areas On NWA's A330s?

Where are the crew rest areas located (both for cockpit and cabin) on NWA's A330s?

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by macmac76
Mon Jun 21, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today
Replies: 52
Views: 6051

RE: China Airline IAH-SEA-TPE A Week From Today

Saxman, knowing that Dallas and Houston have some sort of rivalry going on, I think where someone lives does matter. The the fact that IAH has gotten the attention of PIA, <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym> and <acronym title="Saudi Arabian Airlines">SV</acronym> lately, maybe our...

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by macmac76
Sat Jun 19, 2004 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 Will Offer 2 Different Wingtips
Replies: 25
Views: 5553

RE: 7E7 Will Offer 2 Different Wingtips

I just cannot wait to see this magnificent new plane. I just love the way it looks and I'm looking forward to its first flight!

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by macmac76
Sat Jun 19, 2004 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR Posts Profit, Seeks To Expand Naia Terminal 2
Replies: 2
Views: 4255

RE: PR Posts Profit, Seeks To Expand Naia Terminal 2

that is good news for PAL. Are they still going to move to Terminal 3 once that is operational? I heard PAL does not want to move there since it's going to have to tow aircraft back and forth to Terminal 2. Also, I heard PAL is shopping for a replacement to its 737s..I'm hoping they would go for the...

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by macmac76
Sat Jun 19, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crewing On A Weekly Long-haul Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 5206

RE: Crewing On A Weekly Long-haul Flight

I was thinking that they might fly the return leg on the same day but yea, due to duty limits I wouldn't think they'll be able to do that...but then again, they do carry a second set of pilots on board.

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by macmac76
Fri Jun 18, 2004 10:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crewing On A Weekly Long-haul Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 5206

RE: Crewing On A Weekly Long-haul Flight

that is very interesting...thanks so much for your response SevenHeavy! I wonder if PAL does the same thing (shuttle the crew) on this particular weekly flight to SFO.

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by macmac76
Fri Jun 18, 2004 1:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crewing On A Weekly Long-haul Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 5206

Crewing On A Weekly Long-haul Flight

I'm just wondering how an airline assigns crews on a weekly long-haul flight...One example is Philippine Airlines' once a week (Friday) flight from <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym>) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines"...

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by macmac76
Thu Jun 10, 2004 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asian Airlines Flying To North America
Replies: 16
Views: 5108

RE: Asian Airlines Flying To North America

Hoons90: Add Las Vegas to <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym>'s list of North American destinations. I will also add EVA Air's destinations: <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KL...

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by macmac76
Wed Jun 09, 2004 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Know A Good Website For Flight Deck Videos?
Replies: 4
Views: 3813

RE: Anyone Know A Good Website For Flight Deck Videos?

I usually buy mine on: www.worldairroutes.com

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by macmac76
Sat Jun 05, 2004 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Landings At The Same Time In PHL?
Replies: 18
Views: 5845

RE: 3 Landings At The Same Time In PHL?

IAH can now land 3 aircraft at the same time with the opening of the new runway north of the airport.

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by macmac76
Fri May 21, 2004 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural 737 Flight For AirTran
Replies: 33
Views: 5306

RE: Inaugural 737 Flight For AirTran

thanks for the replies FL1TPA and PHLBOS...yes, it sure would look nice on them though!

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by macmac76
Thu May 20, 2004 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural 737 Flight For AirTran
Replies: 33
Views: 5306

RE: Inaugural 737 Flight For AirTran

are these new AirTran 73G's fitted with blended winglets?

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by macmac76
Thu May 13, 2004 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Puerto Vallarta (PVR) & AS
Replies: 18
Views: 2580

RE: Puerto Vallarta (PVR) & AS

I last flew to <acronym title="Puerto Vallarta - Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Int'l (PVR), Mexico">PVR</acronym> in July of 2000 from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> and yes, it was on <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym>. <acronym tit...

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by macmac76
Thu May 13, 2004 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pilots' Arrogance.....Unbelievable!
Replies: 117
Views: 14476

RE: DL Pilots' Arrogance.....Unbelievable!

well, no wonder a lot of people want to fly for Southwest Airlines. They get paid less than the greedy ones at the other majors but are very happy with their jobs.

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by macmac76
Sat May 08, 2004 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 773ER Delieved To AF
Replies: 132
Views: 11397

RE: First 773ER Delieved To AF

I can just sit all day staring at the 777-300ER...just a great-looking plane! I hope one of the US majors orders that plane...I think it will look great in CO colors though  Smile

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by macmac76
Wed Apr 14, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

RE: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

it'll be an A340-300...Tu, Th, Sa. I will be flying <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (T...

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by macmac76
Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taiwan's EVA Air To Buy 15 Boeing Aircraft
Replies: 34
Views: 9739

RE: Taiwan's EVA Air To Buy 15 Boeing Aircraft

That Yahoo news above has been updated and it states that the 8 "options" have been "firmed-up" by EVA (8 777-300ERs).

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by macmac76
Mon Apr 12, 2004 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippines Or China Airlines
Replies: 47
Views: 4990

RE: Philippines Or China Airlines

hi IWW: thanks so much for the informative post! You're right, I believe that on the flight back, I have to clear customs/immigration in <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>. The point of entry into the US shall be where you will have to clea...

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