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by highliner2
Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US And The DH8s
Replies: 26
Views: 6983

RE: AA/US And The DH8s

Or option C, those airports lose their service. For some airports that's far and away the most likely outcome long term.

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by highliner2
Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft Part 1
Replies: 2852
Views: 58913

RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 5

When are AAs (not those ordered by US Airways) non-transcon A321s supposed to begin arriving? I thought they were also to receive some in 2014.

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by highliner2
Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does DL Really Need The 737-700?
Replies: 68
Views: 18363

RE: Does DL Really Need The 737-700?

For ops into Key West do they utilize any unique operational procedures?

I'm assuming with that sort of runway length you'd be using Flaps 40 for arrivals and Flaps 15 for takeoffs.

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by highliner2
Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alaska 737 Etops Routing
Replies: 8
Views: 8456

Alaska 737 Etops Routing

I'm just curious, do the Alaska 737s configured for ETOPS only fly routes to and from Hawaii are do they also fly non-HI flights (ex <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Californ...

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by highliner2
Sun Jun 23, 2013 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are DL 739ERs replacing 757s?
Replies: 41
Views: 14392

RE: Are DL 739ERs Replacing 757s?

Can the 737-900ER make it from the West Coast to Hawaii without significant weight penalties?

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by highliner2
Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska 738 Seating Configs
Replies: 12
Views: 3632

Alaska 738 Seating Configs

I searched the forum but didn't see an answer, I'm just curious as to why Alaska has three different seating configurations for it's 737-800 fleet, my initial thought was that perhaps the ETOPS aircraft were configured in a separate manner, but that still wouldn't explain a third seating configurati...

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by highliner2
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes That Delta Use Their 73Gs On?
Replies: 27
Views: 10608

Routes That Delta Use Their 73Gs On?

Good Afternoon, As I understand it, Delta acquired the 737-700s for certain routes that required higher performance. I know they operate <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Key West - Interna...

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by highliner2
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 A/C Question
Replies: 12
Views: 3548

737 A/C Question

I have a question regarding the 737 window configuration. I know on most 737NG's (I thought all), the A/C risers come up throught the fuselage just ahead of the wing. I stumbled upon a photo of a Miami Air 737 however. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/Miami-Air-International/Boeing-737-8Q8/19...

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by highliner2
Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 60s/70s Airwing Fly-on
Replies: 2
Views: 3349

60s/70s Airwing Fly-on

Lately I've been perusing photos from <acronym title="Ulsan (USN / RKPU), South Korea">USN</acronym> ops during the Operation Rolling Thunder years, I've noticed something strange that perhaps someone here can shed some light on. There are alot of photos of Pacific Fleet carriers departing San Franc...

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by highliner2
Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD In February
Replies: 17
Views: 2507

RE: ORD In February

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by highliner2
Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Chance Of UAL Mainline ORD-ORF?
Replies: 6
Views: 3540

Any Chance Of UAL Mainline ORD-ORF?

With <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> pulling the plug on <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-ORF this month and UAX operating 5x daily with 70 seat RJs, it seems like perhaps a mid day 737 or A319 could do ok. I was shocked...

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by highliner2
Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZK STL Update
Replies: 19
Views: 3920

RE: ZK STL Update

The point I was trying to make refers to the FARE. Which costs more: 1. A connecting fare via codeshare partners or 2. A connecting fare that requires the use of two entirely seperate carriers that must be purchased via a travel agent, or 3rd party website In 19 cases out 20, number 1 is the cheaper...

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by highliner2
Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Selling American Eagle
Replies: 127
Views: 17906

RE: AA Selling American Eagle

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by highliner2
Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Selling American Eagle
Replies: 127
Views: 17906

RE: AA Selling American Eagle

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by highliner2
Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZK STL Update
Replies: 19
Views: 3920

RE: ZK STL Update

Yes, but the fare difference is substantial. Thru baggage and ticketing is fine, but it's far more expensive buying two fares on seperate carriers versus a connecting fare.

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by highliner2
Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Selling American Eagle
Replies: 127
Views: 17906

RE: AA Selling American Eagle

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by highliner2
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZK STL Update
Replies: 19
Views: 3920

RE: ZK STL Update

Without a codeshare with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, MWA-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> is a waste of money. I love how they run Regions out of town on a rail, than bring in a carrier that refuses to ...

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by highliner2
Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Keep ORD Restrictions
Replies: 14
Views: 3182

RE: FAA To Keep ORD Restrictions

Agreed, fix the problem and then revaluate.

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by highliner2
Sat Nov 10, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aicraft For The CO CLE Expansion
Replies: 19
Views: 3565

RE: Aicraft For The CO CLE Expansion

Wow. Ohio should just change it's state bird to the <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> between <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> and <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (C...

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by highliner2
Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aicraft For The CO CLE Expansion
Replies: 19
Views: 3565

Aicraft For The CO CLE Expansion

With the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> expansion of <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> beginning next year I was curious as to where the aircraft for this expansion are going to come from? Initially most of these new r...

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by highliner2
Fri Sep 28, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IFE CO's 735s?
Replies: 58
Views: 4356

IFE CO's 735s?

Anybody know if there's a pic of a 735 with winglets yet? I've seen the 3TO's, but no 500s...

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by highliner2
Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COex At IAH
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

COex At IAH

I recently flew COex through Cleveland and I noticed all the Continental Express/Connection carriers are seperated. Expressjet uses the jetways, Chautauqua uses the backside of Concourse C along with the Commutair flights and the Dash 8's operate at the end of concourse C. I was curious if the same ...

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by highliner2
Fri Sep 28, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IFE CO's 735s?
Replies: 58
Views: 4356

IFE CO's 735s?

Does anyone know how these birds are doing from an economic standpoint. As I understand it, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is tring to shed the -500s because they are the toughest to make money on. That was one reason <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>...

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by highliner2
Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MWA-STL Scheduled To Resume Service
Replies: 48
Views: 3692

RE: MWA-STL Scheduled To Resume Service

UnitedTristar hit it on the head. The effect on the fare is what will be the most damaging. Not to mention having to use one of the booking sites instead of simply using aa.com. If they can't come to an agreement over a codeshare... As for Allegiant, I think between Marion, Paducah, Dyersburg, etc.,...

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by highliner2
Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MWA-STL Scheduled To Resume Service
Replies: 48
Views: 3692

RE: MWA-STL Scheduled To Resume Service

MWA-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> would be a dream come true since I usually fly MWA-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (OR...

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by highliner2
Mon Sep 24, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MWA-STL Scheduled To Resume Service
Replies: 48
Views: 3692

RE: MWA-STL Scheduled To Resume Service

I live in Carbondale, flew the route extensively when it was operated by Regions. For this route to be effective, there needs to be a code share. There are no O&D pax on a route like this. It was all connecting traffic. Lack of a codeshare really limits how useful this route can be. Hopefully <acron...

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by highliner2
Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/UA ORD-ORF
Replies: 9
Views: 3506

RE: AA/UA ORD-ORF

That would explain the MD80 serving the ORF-DFW route...

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by highliner2
Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/UA ORD-ORF
Replies: 9
Views: 3506

RE: AA/UA ORD-ORF

Yeah, seems like it would be ripe for SWA, or even US Airways...

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by highliner2
Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/UA ORD-ORF
Replies: 9
Views: 3506

RE: AA/UA ORD-ORF

You are probably right, I just found it curious that <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has 6 daily N/S. All on EMB170/CRJ700, so 70 seats a pop. It seems like this route should be a slam dunk with Great Lakes Naval facility in Chicago and the largest Naval base in Norfolk. Looks li...

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by highliner2
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/UA ORD-ORF
Replies: 9
Views: 3506

AA/UA ORD-ORF

I noticed that American Eagle looks to be axing service from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to ORF. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> seems to have decent capacity on the route, and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)...

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by highliner2
Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RegionsAir Sues FAA, Durbin
Replies: 8
Views: 2121

RE: RegionsAir Sues FAA, Durbin

Because Great Lakes has turned out to be a joke out here in the Midwest. They jerked Illinois around for months regarding the intrastate service. Why anyone thought Great Lakes would be able to operate multiple routes from <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA...

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by highliner2
Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran To Begin STL-SRQ
Replies: 53
Views: 5259

RE: AirTran To Begin STL-SRQ

It's always nice to see STL with some additional flights. B councourse is a little dreary but the 'tran has it all to theirselves and has plenty of room to grow.

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by highliner2
Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran 737s At MDW
Replies: 19
Views: 3859

RE: Airtran 737s At MDW

Ah yes, that's the problem with simple text. It's all but impossible to impart sarcasm. Haha. I was wondering how many people would pick up on that. Actually the most realistic descriptor for the 717 would probably be "bastard-daughter-of-Boeing"...

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by highliner2
Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran 737s At MDW
Replies: 19
Views: 3859

Airtran 737s At MDW

Everytime I connect through Midway I only see the venerable 717s, does Airtran operate their 737s at all out of MDW?

-jlk

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by highliner2
Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88 Window Arrangement
Replies: 5
Views: 4689

RE: Delta MD-88 Window Arrangement

Wow, makes sense. Thanks for the info.

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by highliner2
Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88 Window Arrangement
Replies: 5
Views: 4689

RE: Delta MD-88 Window Arrangement

I have noticed this on the 737 series, but not on the MD80s. This feature is unique to the -88 then?

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by highliner2
Mon Jul 09, 2007 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88 Window Arrangement
Replies: 5
Views: 4689

Delta MD-88 Window Arrangement

Hello, I noticed while connecting in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> this weekend that Delta's <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88's have a cabin window on the left side blanked out, about a ...

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by highliner2
Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Upgrades MSY (more ATL; LGA Goes Mainline)
Replies: 28
Views: 5109

RE: DL Upgrades MSY (more ATL; LGA Goes Mainline)

Now if ORF can get those mid-day CRJ flights back to -88s. They're always packed and I hate the CRJs.

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by highliner2
Tue Jun 26, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Acey ATR's, Still Going Away?
Replies: 1
Views: 1776

Acey ATR's, Still Going Away?

I thought I remember ASA was dumping their ATR's. But that was awhile back and while the economics of RJs has gone downhill, it's suddenly meaning a bit of a comeback for turboprops, has ASA decided to keep their 72s, or are they still going away?

-jlk

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by highliner2
Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?
Replies: 33
Views: 5478

RE: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?

Over the CRJ, I'll take the ERJ any day of the week. But if UAL has the EMB-170 on that route now, that would certainly be an upgrade.

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by highliner2
Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?
Replies: 33
Views: 5478

RE: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?

EasyVictor, Being a southsider myself with friends in the Norfolk area, I too was glad to see Southwest add some frequency to the <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym>-ORF route. I'll take a <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> 7...

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by highliner2
Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NBA Champion Spurs Fly On B727
Replies: 16
Views: 3385

RE: NBA Champion Spurs Fly On B727

Classy team on a very classy plane.

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by highliner2
Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?
Replies: 33
Views: 5478

RE: Any New News For Norfolk (ORF)?

Anybody know why every couple of months a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> 735 operates the last <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-ORF flight of the day and then the firt ORF-<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Inte...

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by highliner2
Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDW-EWR Down To Twice Daily
Replies: 14
Views: 3576

RE: MDW-EWR Down To Twice Daily

At its peak I want to say it was 4 daily with 3 735 and the mid-day flight was indeed an ERJ-145. <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> also has 3x I believe, all with ERJ. I wonder why no <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH...

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by highliner2
Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDW-EWR Down To Twice Daily
Replies: 14
Views: 3576

MDW-EWR Down To Twice Daily

I see <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> has downgraded <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> to twice daily, at least it's still wi...

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by highliner2
Wed May 30, 2007 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa Will Be Pulling Out Of UT And NV EAS Early
Replies: 45
Views: 6870

RE: Mesa Will Be Pulling Out Of UT And NV EAS Early

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by highliner2
Wed May 30, 2007 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO At STL?
Replies: 21
Views: 3725

RE: CO At STL?

Yeah, a 777 to <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> sounds perfect to me, seriously tho, I agree, a 735 or 73G would be excellent. These are the types of problems you run into without a viable 70-seater. <acronym title="Continental Airlines ...

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by highliner2
Mon May 07, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA At PVD
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

AA At PVD

It seems like everytime I travel on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> the f...

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by highliner2
Mon Apr 16, 2007 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Charge $15 For Some Seat Changes
Replies: 30
Views: 8267

RE: AA To Charge $15 For Some Seat Changes

SA7700, Agreed. Management possessing some sort of creativity would go a long way towards fixing the plight of certain individual airlines. Even so, you have to give <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> some credit for essentially reorganizing without having to hide in Bankruptcy fo...

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by highliner2
Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Charge $15 For Some Seat Changes
Replies: 30
Views: 8267

RE: AA To Charge $15 For Some Seat Changes

There are not too many seats, airlines are raking in fantastic load factors. The problem is they have absolutely no pricing control. If you think the "nickle and diming" as you call it is bad, see what happens if you take a few carriers out of the market (merge, go out of business, etc). That $15 fo...

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