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by Tdan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020
Replies: 366
Views: 56100

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2020

All the execs are in Mascot. The DB offices are still there but rarely used with the exception of offsites and hosting visitors. Would be a good cost saving effort to shutter them.

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by Tdan
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Boeing 747-8???
Replies: 16
Views: 4931

Re: Qantas Boeing 747-8???

It is a freighter operated by Atlas Air. QF has a dedicated freight division and operated freighters in AU.

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by Tdan
Thu May 07, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 488
Views: 37412

Re: TAP Air Portugal's post COVID-19 crisis

I actually am finding TAP to be among the most mature and dynamic in handling the crisis along with potentially Emirates and SQ. Instead of flying to politically high profile places like Brasil and Angola, they immediately suspended their operations aligned with government rules, and likely balance...

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by Tdan
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charles Duncan named president of Swoop
Replies: 5
Views: 1459

Re: Charles Duncan named president of Swoop

Seems a management reshuffle was in order, Steven Greenway makes his departure. https://blog.westjet.com/westjet-executive-charles-duncan-adds-swoop-president-to-title/ Well that move should save WS at least 100k/year. Combine two executive positions into one. More like $500k+ including benefits......

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by Tdan
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA To Announce New Long-Haul Route - Possibly Brisbane
Replies: 107
Views: 24081

Re: Rumor: AA To Announce New Long-Haul Route - Possibly Brisbane

Guaranteed it will not be anything in AU/NZ. That announcement was made in late October for CHC and AKLDFW. Too soon for another addition.

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by Tdan
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 85764

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019

Anybody have a link to that aircraft for sale website that lists the exact dates the QF 744s become available? Trying to work out when the last non-ER 744 will be out of the fleet and just the ERs are left. http://www.myairtrade.com But all the Qantas postings are now gone Thank you. I eventually f...

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by Tdan
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas confirms 3 weekly BNE-SFO and 4 weekly BNE-ORD to start by late April 2020
Replies: 84
Views: 13950

Re: Qantas launches BNE-SFO and BNE-ORD

I now have had confirmation AA will launch MEL-LAX 3 weekly increasing to 5 weekly in peak seasons. This will replace QF95/96 Source? I'll just Melbourne airport source and no not just a rampy This is not true and your source is wrong. The scenario you outlined would require pre-conceived collabora...

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by Tdan
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA expresses interest to Chennai
Replies: 22
Views: 4511

Re: ANA expresses interest to Chennai

Sounds like AAI met with NH, AZ and AY at World Routes and now AAI claims new service is imminent :roll:

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by Tdan
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Growth
Replies: 47
Views: 8944

Re: AA ORD Growth

ATH is the largest unserved summer transatlantic O&D from Chicago...larger than TLV even in the summer. It will happen either on AA or UA in 2019/2020

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by Tdan
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: ORD-TLV soon!
Replies: 35
Views: 7657

Re: Rumor: ORD-TLV soon!

OP list of carriers being courted by CDA is incorrect and closer to a dartboard than anything else. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is leading a trade delegation to Israel this week and they are likely meeting with El Al among other companies and government officials. This is likely where the rumor is coming fro...

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by Tdan
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR Chicago route a failure?
Replies: 37
Views: 7103

Re: WOW AIR Chicago route a failure?

1:15 turn on an international narrowbody is more than doable even at ORD. The problem is 100% on WOW. They have zero sparing in their schedules so if a narrowbody goes tech, they cannot ever catch up. The ORD flight is very tight in their banks (first out, last in), and when this happens, most airli...

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by Tdan
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United U.S - China Secondary Growth
Replies: 92
Views: 10131

Re: United U.S - China Secondary Growth

HGH and XIY are two of the worst routes in the system on a unit revenue perspective based on DOT data. CTU does ok, but I wouldn't expect much additional secondary growth to China from UA, from a commercial standpoint. Too much capacity from Chinese carriers flooding the market.

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by Tdan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Other side of the coin -- EK contributes $21 billion, 104,000 jobs to US economy
Replies: 79
Views: 11315

Re: Other side of the coin -- EK contributes $21 billion, 104,000 jobs to US economy

If each daily widebody contributes approximately $100M in economic impact between the U.S. And the M.E., then this means EK flies 210 daily departures to the U.S. Yeah, something doesn't smell right in the Campbell Hill report. But then again, Campbell Hill has never been known for its conservative ...

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by Tdan
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane spotting at KEF?
Replies: 6
Views: 2307

Re: Plane spotting at KEF?

Best place to spot in KEF is a high floor at the Aurora Star hotel. Full view of the terminal and all runways but no balconies. Keep in mind that outside of the midnight, AM and mid-afternoon banks, the airport is VERY quiet.

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by Tdan
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Performance of VS and MT MAN-SFO nonstop
Replies: 33
Views: 5911

Re: Performance of VS and MT MAN-SFO nonstop

MT is very full most days. VS, not so much. LFs I have seen are in the 50-70 range which is awful from MAN.

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by Tdan
Mon May 29, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian was looking to start BCN-TYO
Replies: 21
Views: 4268

Re: Norwegian was looking to start BCN-TYO

I know Norwegian were also planning Gatwick to Tokyo, although couldn't get overflight clearance from Russia - so launched Denver and Seattle instead. This is 100% true. Heard it from Norwegian directly. Seems that Norwegian has a Russia issue, therefore more transatlantic capacity. Will be interes...

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by Tdan
Fri May 12, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is UA doing with its deep China flights?
Replies: 21
Views: 5504

Re: How is UA doing with its deep China flights?

HGH and XIY are awful. HGH is not being helped by SFO-PVG #2 and would probably be ok had UA not gotten the additional PVG slots. CTU perfoms ok. All were subsidized from the Chinese side.

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by Tdan
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya receives CAT 1 Status: How long before DL announces ATL/JFK-NBO?
Replies: 49
Views: 8150

Re: Kenya receives CAT 1 Status: How long before DL announces ATL/JFK-NBO?

As long as there is an unsecured border with Somalia while al-shabab and other terror organizations still rule the roost, DL ain't happening from anywhere.

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by Tdan
Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's FRA-TPA "one of LH's most profitable routes in N.A"
Replies: 37
Views: 12793

Re: LH's FRA-TPA "one of LH's most profitable routes in N.A"

BoeingGuy wrote:
Sort of related, does anyone know how SJC-FRA is performing?


Terrible this winter. Loads are really poor. BA was ok this summer to SJC but nowhere near SFO performance.

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by Tdan
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no WizzAir & WOW at MAN?
Replies: 18
Views: 3405

Re: Why no WizzAir & WOW at MAN?

Wizz wants more discounts than MAN is willing to offer. WOW is likely a matter of time.

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by Tdan
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to launch long haul flights from BCN next S17.
Replies: 148
Views: 35221

Re: IAG to launch long haul flights from BCN next S17.

Hearing six aircraft based in BCN and a new brand. BCN is apparently the start and additional bases are in the pipeline. Full court press against Norwegian. IAG is not messing around.

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by Tdan
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe rumoured to operate ABZ/EDI to LHR
Replies: 19
Views: 3833

Re: Flybe rumoured to operate ABZ/EDI to LHR

Not a rumor. BE received slots at LHR at the most recent slot conference for summer 2017. Heard a rumor that it will be operated with Q400s initially with the hope to increase up to E-195s in the future. I assume there will be lots of other airline codeshares on the flights, with VS of particular im...

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by Tdan
Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is WN canceling all LAX Mexico flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 8606

Re: Why is WN canceling all LAX Mexico flights?

Nothing to do with Trump or a failure on WN's side. It has everything to do with the US DOT holding the AM/DL JV hostage. The Mexican government was under the impression that JV approval was a pre-cursor to Open Skies and now that the DOT has called for unrealistic slot divestitures and onerous appr...

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by Tdan
Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS cancels seasonal LHR-ORD service.
Replies: 62
Views: 9989

Re: VS cancels seasonal LHR-ORD service.

Looks like inventory is gone for the nonstop. Tough to compete with such high frequency from AA/BA and UA and no partner over ORD. I'd expect this may give Norwegian more incentive to start LGW-ORD in 2018.

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by Tdan
Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airberlin 3Q losses mount
Replies: 15
Views: 5497

Re: Airberlin 3Q losses mount

LAXintl wrote:
Any update on rumor AA dropping codeshares/interline agreement with AB?
Gamble of more U.S services in 2017 would be endangered.


Not a rumor that new AB transatlantic service lacks AA code. Interline is still in place though and existing AA code on pre-expansion routes looks to still be there.

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by Tdan
Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?
Replies: 58
Views: 11413

Re: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?

The nonstop is relatively new but IIRC DL started flying to STR even before the PA transatlantic routes....I want to say it was flown via ZRH initially. STR is one of the few German cities where DL seems to be able to hold its own...even UA with the LH Joint Venture wasn't able to make EWR-STR work...

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by Tdan
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to launch ORD-ICN
Replies: 30
Views: 5368

Re: American Airlines to launch ORD-ICN

......still waiting on that source. Google, RoutesOnline, ATW, FlyerTalk are all turning up nothing. This seems to be a rumor at best, a hoax at worst. Seems to be case of Wiki vandalism: http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p55/hl7534/Screen%20Shot%202016-09-29%20at%201.02.14%20PM.png I guess the mo...

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by Tdan
Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to launch ORD-ICN
Replies: 30
Views: 5368

Re: American Airlines to launch ORD-ICN

Not happening. If anything, it will be a codeshare. Please post a link to information like this otherwise note it as a rumor.

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by Tdan
Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW diverts 19 Sep 16...what's up?
Replies: 10
Views: 2820

Re: DFW diverts 19 Sep 16...what's up?

Very isolated storm. If it is 2-3 miles east or west, it would have been a non-event but instead it set up shop right on top of DFW and did not move. DAL operations should have been normal.

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by Tdan
Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW diverts 19 Sep 16...what's up?
Replies: 10
Views: 2820

Re: DFW diverts 19 Sep 16...what's up?

There was a thunderstorm literally sitting on top of the airport. One cloud, but lots of lightning and heavy rain. Was watching it from my backyard

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by Tdan
Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO-TPA - FINALLY!
Replies: 17
Views: 4768

Re: SFO-TPA - FINALLY!

I wonder why flight times were not timed for Asian connections on the TPA to SFO leg. Because it is perfect for the local O&D. Plus the plane is simply making a turn in TPA from SFO. As it has already been said, TPA-Asia is best served and less circuitous via EWR, ORD, IAD and IAH vs SFO. Two o...

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by Tdan
Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA-TLV flight
Replies: 19
Views: 3230

Re: MIA-TLV flight

Because the local yields on MIA-TLV traffic is terrible. Huge market, but with all of the capacity that has gone into MIA-Europe, all transatlantic yields are way down. Most European carriers to MIA use one-stop TLV traffic as easy coach cabin volume whenever seats are available. LY is rumored to be...

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by Tdan
Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA VP Of Network Interview
Replies: 86
Views: 14478

RE: UA VP Of Network Interview

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CO787EWR" class="quote" target="_blank">CO787EWR</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Don't forget <a...

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by Tdan
Wed Mar 09, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Start FLL-MSY;Plans 140 Daily Flights
Replies: 80
Views: 14989

RE: JetBlue To Start FLL-MSY;Plans 140 Daily Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaRules" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaRules</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Any rumblings as to what additions the...

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by Tdan
Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: January 2016 DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated Loads
Replies: 19
Views: 3957

RE: January 2016 DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated Loads

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YouGeeElWhy" class="quote" target="_blank">YouGeeElWhy</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I am no aviation expert, but I have ...

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by Tdan
Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Force One 744 On Tour
Replies: 82
Views: 25954

RE: Ed Force One 744 On Tour

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jacobin777" class="quote" target="_blank">jacobin777</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>I was there at the show last night! ...

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by Tdan
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Removed From Flight Due To Weight Limitation
Replies: 65
Views: 19133

RE: Passenger Removed From Flight Du Weight Limitation

Why is this news??? Flight was weight restricted and an IDB situation occurred. Happens all the time and the guy received compensation.

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by Tdan
Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Shares Tank
Replies: 81
Views: 17041

RE: Air Berlin Shares Tank

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ua900" class="quote" target="_blank">ua900</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acro...

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by Tdan
Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Force One 744 On Tour
Replies: 82
Views: 25954

RE: Ed Force One 744 On Tour

So excited to finally see the full livery! Will spot it in LAS and be at the concert on the 28th. Can't wait!!!

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by Tdan
Mon Feb 01, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Sixth And Final East-west Runway Deal
Replies: 32
Views: 9585

RE: ORD Sixth And Final East-west Runway Deal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airportplan" class="quote" target="_blank">airportplan</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>There are many things going on in th...

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by Tdan
Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl'l Flights At TPA
Replies: 26
Views: 2351

RE: Intl'l Flights At TPA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Lesfalls" class="quote" target="_blank">Lesfalls</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>It is probably <acronym title="Lufthansa...

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by Tdan
Mon Jan 18, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Launches MAD-NRT And MAD-PVG
Replies: 67
Views: 18502

RE: Iberia Launches MAD-NRT And MAD-PVG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Crazy4Planes" class="quote" target="_blank">Crazy4Planes</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You j...

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by Tdan
Mon Dec 21, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mulls Non-Stop US-Singapore Flight
Replies: 138
Views: 25679

RE: UA Mulls Non-Stop US-Singapore Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">Mah4546</a> (<a href="#111" class="quote">Reply 111</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Heard the sam...

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by Tdan
Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Core Truths Of A-Net
Replies: 340
Views: 29992

RE: The Core Truths Of A-Net

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/diverted" class="quote" target="_blank">diverted</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Bravo!!! Only t...

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by Tdan
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HK Express Plans Guam And Saipan In 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1781

RE: HK Express Plans Guam And Saipan In 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> If yields get trashed like <acronym title="...

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by Tdan
Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC New Route Announcement
Replies: 102
Views: 16907

SJC New Route Announcement

Yet to see it mentioned, but my bet is Emirates.

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by Tdan
Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC New Route Announcment Part 1
Replies: 242
Views: 26025

SJC New Route Announcment Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SelseyBill" class="quote" target="_blank">SelseyBill</a> (<a href="#233" class="quote">Reply 233</a>):<br/><i>Quoting LAX772LR (Reply 229): Quot...

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by Tdan
Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iron Maiden To Use 747 On 2016 Tour
Replies: 67
Views: 25351

RE: Iron Maiden To Use 747 On 2016 Tour

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jacobin777" class="quote" target="_blank">Jacobin777</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It doesn'...

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by Tdan
Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJC New Route Announcment Part 1
Replies: 242
Views: 26025

SJC New Route Announcment Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#164" class="quote">Reply 164</a>):<br/><i>Quoting nickflightx (Thread st...

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