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by AAlaxfan
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will AA ever get rid of the Basic Eco?
Replies: 11
Views: 1301

Re: Will AA ever get rid of the Basic Eco?

Why are you just picking on AA. DL and UA are also legacy carriers with Basic Economy? Why not complain about them?! Just another thread to complain about AA doing what the others do. :shakehead: :banghead:

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pilots Say Avianca Deal Violates Scope Clause In Their Contract
Replies: 34
Views: 5736

Re: United Pilots Say Avianca Deal Violates Scope Clause In Their Contract

UA neither controls nor manages AV. In fact, they specifically put Efromovich's stake in AV under the former TACA owner's control to avoid this problem. That may not be correct. Control, as used in contracts, is typically a defined term that can be inferred solely by ownership. Manage would the &qu...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 25863

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

The competing A220 orders have been small. 55 vs. 2, yet are enough to help sell for the next 12 months. Embraer cannot give up and wine about being a victim. Get back in the ring and sell! Maybe this is why all the great sales people I know drink like fish... One needs to forget failures and focus...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX terminal connections
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: LAX terminal connections

blacksoviet wrote:
Is there an airside connection between Terminal 3 and the Bradley Terminal? What about between Terminal 2 and 3? Can I enter the Bradley Terminal if my boarding pass is from Terminal 2?

If you have cleared security in either terminal 2 or 3, there is only bus service connections to TBIT airside.

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 33657

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

BGS91762 wrote:
Funny I don’t consider the San Gabriel Valley of which ONT is the most convenient airport to be a low income market. Neither is many parts of the IE.

It's how the westsiders perceive the SGV, IE and N. OC. Only they have enough money top spend on travel. Everywhere else is poverty level income.

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by AAlaxfan
Tue May 28, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest & shortest flights
Replies: 73
Views: 3308

Re: Your longest & shortest flights

Longest MIA-LAX 2342 miles
Shortest MKE-ORD 67 miles

One of these years, I hope to go to Europe.

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by AAlaxfan
Tue May 28, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport outdoor observation areas
Replies: 66
Views: 3641

Re: Airport outdoor observation areas

No one has mentioned the park across from the In-N-Out, Imperial Hill and the patio at the Proud Bird Restaurant by LAX. Not really at the airport. it's a good spotter place, but not really the official "airport" observation area if I understand? Otherwise a Macdonalds near the schiphol N...

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by AAlaxfan
Mon May 27, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport outdoor observation areas
Replies: 66
Views: 3641

Re: Airport outdoor observation areas

No one has mentioned the park across from the In-N-Out, Imperial Hill and the patio at the Proud Bird Restaurant by LAX.

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by AAlaxfan
Sun May 26, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American to eliminate oversize bag fees
Replies: 6
Views: 1060

American to eliminate oversize bag fees

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/loca ... 50121.html
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Apparently, AA is going to eliminate the oversize bag fee for sports and music equipment, as long as it fits in the weight limits.
Link: https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/loca ... 50121.html

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by AAlaxfan
Mon May 06, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Main Cabin Extra on AA transatlantic -- worth it?
Replies: 10
Views: 996

Re: Main Cabin Extra on AA transatlantic -- worth it?

It might be worth it, if only to get one of the exit rows and/or the 2 vs 3 seats sections.

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your favorites and least favorites aspects of flying.
Replies: 26
Views: 2301

Re: Your favorites and least favorites aspects of flying.

Best: All things associated with flying. From going to the airport, checking in, getting past security, spotting before boarding.... you get the idea.

Worst: Leaving the airport.

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 637
Views: 103136

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Since the 757 line is no longer in play, could MD start the MD80 line again? :stirthepot: :banghead: :biggrin:

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 33657

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

Once these facilities come online, I could see things working out something like this: T1 (including new Concourse 0): WN (international arrivals still at TBIT?), B6, NK, F9, G4, SY T2+T3+North TBIT: DL + international partners T4+T5+South TBIT: AA + international partners T6: AS, HA T7+T8+T9: UA +...

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Flights 4/5: Crew Hotels?
Replies: 21
Views: 4152

Re: Allegiant Flights 4/5: Crew Hotels?

Tell that to the guys that work graveyard 5 days a week. Did it for 8 years before I got promoted out of it. M, W-Sa. Tuesday and Sunday off. I knew people that worked M-F graveyard. If you do it regularly, your circadian will adapt to that schedule. 32andBelow was speaking from a regulatory perspe...

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Flights 4/5: Crew Hotels?
Replies: 21
Views: 4152

Re: Allegiant Flights 4/5: Crew Hotels?

As long as the flight crew gets plenty of rest before flying this route I don't see an issue. I wonder if the same crews are assigned to this flight day in and day out? You can’t operate during your period of circadian low more than 3 days in a row Tell that to the guys that work graveyard 5 days a...

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 17725

Re: American A321NEO Cabin Shots

1. This is one of the millions of lighting combinations possible with the LED lighting. Why are people complaining? It's not like it will be the only lighting used. 2. I had a very similar lighting scheme on DL several years ago. Didn't complain about it then, wouldn't complain about it now. 3. Got ...

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calls for SNA to be Renamed
Replies: 92
Views: 8301

Re: Calls for SNA to be Renamed

Name it John Wayne-Orange County Airport. This way you can refer to it as John Wayne or Orange County. But to remove his name because of something he said 48+ years ago is asinine.

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA
Replies: 81
Views: 15442

Re: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA

d8s wrote:
Here is the WX at the time of the accident: KFUL 032153Z 23006KT 10SM SCT022 BKN041 OVC050 15/11 A2988 RMK AO2 RAE2057 SLP118 P0000 T01500106

Translation please.

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 148
Views: 22304

Re: Moxy's hubs?

My predictions for focus cities: PVD CLE or BKL RIC AUS MKE Something near LA or SAN (Carlsbad or ONT???) All of these are non-hub airports about two hours or less from major traffic and need some new point to point traffic. RIC almost completely lacks service from WN (and is close to DC, Hampton r...

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't AA order the 73G?
Replies: 25
Views: 4433

Re: Why didn't AA order the 73G?

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I read on the AA fleet thread that they have 80 with some sort of short field package. viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1411811&start=50

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 637
Views: 103136

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Keep that 321neo away from MIA. It looks like a true "slave ship." Maybe with 20F I'll be able to clear the upgrade list. BTW, are there any more CR2s still in the old Eagle livery (think there's a few more E140s in the old livery). Anyone have an exact count on the number of MD80s in the...

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 637
Views: 103136

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Yup that's Dougie at his best. Which is why US will be flying the 788s to places like CUN. Because they can no longer use them for LHR and the like. That's not the point. AA is using 788 to China and Eastern Europe. Hardly places that need 28J, especially when they're uncomfortable Zodiac Concept D...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 325
Views: 47495

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

My guess is seasonal capacity. It looks as though they upgauged one of the A321 DFW-LAS-DFW flights to a 788 over the holiday season. As well as the 7 am departure out of ORD. I think the DFW-ORD 788 flights is year round (albeit 1x/day), at least through March (haven't had to check beyond that as ...

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1176
Views: 308543

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/propandkerosene/sta ... 5072234497

789? That's a 73...wait oh There it is, in the background! :lol:
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qf789 wrote:
First 789 for WestJet has rolled out of final assembly

Image

https://twitter.com/propandkerosene/sta ... 5072234497

789? That's a 73...wait oh There it is, in the background! :lol:

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 212102

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Anyone know how many gliders there are and are planes still coming off the FAL without engines?

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport codes named after a city that isn't the primary served area?
Replies: 43
Views: 3352

Re: Airport codes named after a city that isn't the primary served area?

ORD which some people believe serves the greater Milwaukee area.

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 74583

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I believe there are more than enough especially with the small flurry of recent 777F orders. Note that the 777X has already begun production in small numbers. 87 777 still on order. 777-300ER, 777-200LR and 777F Not nitpicking on you, but according to Boeing updated O&D website, it shows 1 B772...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1176
Views: 308543

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/10 ... 2638220288

This is off topic, but does anyone know what the 4 holer is right behind the OMA 787? Looks like an LY livery.
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qf789 wrote:
Oma Air 789 A4O-SG departing PAE for delivery to MCT

Image

https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/10 ... 2638220288

This is off topic, but does anyone know what the 4 holer is right behind the OMA 787? Looks like an LY livery.

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 463
Views: 63377

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2018

While all 3 of the US3 carriers have hubs at LAX, AA is the dominant carrier at LAX, and there are a few major markets in the contiguous U.S. such as CVG, CLE, DTW, and TPA that AA doesn't currently serve nonstop from LAX. AA does have opportunities to add LAX-CVG, LAX-CLE, LAX-DTW, and LAX-TPA non...

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 429060

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Found this in the article linked in the 777X forum. Forum link: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=20763777#p20763777 Article link: https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2018/10/03/boeing-777x-jet-folding-wingtips-everett.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo#g/442839/33 I think it's interes...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 429060

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

I know. Why would we give credence to a knowledgeable corporate officer instead of a journo looking for clicks? Let's see, we criticize taking a long time before program launch to advance further before committing, then we criticize the program itself for being too short? I think I see a pattern he...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs
Replies: 42
Views: 6368

Re: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs

Why does Delta get so much credit, only because they offer PTVs? Their 321 are 191 seats, that’s including 20 first, and super tight lavs with spaceflex galleys... miserable airplane to be on for mid length and longer flights. Delta 321 is actually a pretty comfortable ride. All the bathrooms arent...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo
Replies: 19
Views: 2709

Re: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo

https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/bu ... 142592002/
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lavalampluva wrote:
This is slightly off topic but has Foxconn even started construction?

First building walls have gone up.
https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/bu ... 142592002/

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's oldest S-80s retired today
Replies: 67
Views: 10474

Re: AA's oldest S-80s retired today

Anyone know when the MD-80's stop going to MKE?

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130245

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Did you mean FO? Flight attendants are for the most part qualified on all Airbus narrowbodies and 737. Flight Attendants are still separated as LAA or LUS and only fly LAA or LUS equipment. They won't be flying as one group until Oct or Nov 2018. AFAIK...I believe all LAA FA's are trained on all LA...

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy
Replies: 168
Views: 12416

Re: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy

I have 2 issues with this: 1. If this had been the "average Jane/Joe", would this be getting as much notice? Did her "celebrity" make this a newsworthy issue? Would the response be different if is was an "average Jane/Joe" 2. Was this ( “we’re not a nut free airline so ...

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 102
Views: 18916

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

Based on Google Maps, I had no idea it was 48 minutes of travel time to ONT versus 46 minutes of travel time to LAX. I live in Culver City so I would never think of ONT as a time-saving option Are you saying that it takes you 46 minutes to get from Culver City to LAX? Is that on an app scooter or w...

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 3276

Re: First Flight and Airline?

Whichever airline flew that route with a 4 engine turboprop was what I was on. Late afternoon / evening departure. My guess would be Capital Airlines on a Viscount 744/745D. Most likely NWA flight 229 on a DC-7C. Based on their May 28, 1961 timetable (http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/nw/nw61...

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 3276

Re: First Flight and Airline?

February of 1962. Continental Airlines. Idlewild (IDL) to General Billy Mitchell Field (MKE). No offense, unless it was a charter because CO didn't fly east of Chicago back then,nor did they fly to MKE either. Here is a link to a July 1963 route map http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/co/co63/c...

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline at MSN
Replies: 36
Views: 5676

Re: New Airline at MSN

AS to SEA & SJC

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 107
Views: 9952

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018

I don't see WN coming into Madison as they also offer service just down the road at MKE. I also thought that WN liked to enter a market with a bit bigger of a bang than one or two new routes. I'm assuming that the new airline is providing both non-stops, and they are serving new destinations. Optio...

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double diversion LY8?
Replies: 6
Views: 1819

Re: Double diversion LY8?

Apparently the stop in Athens was not a result of duty time but was instead Shabbat-related. The stop in Gander meant they couldn't make it all the way to Israel before the start of Shabbat. At least according to passenger @Mark_N_Jackson on Twitter. So are the pax just stranded in ATH until Shabba...

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?
Replies: 38
Views: 10300

Re: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?

I'd imagine tax laws would be slightly different across the three states. Please point to how state corporate tax law has meaningful impact on aviation in the U.S. (It doesn't. Assets and income aren't taxed at rates high enough to have a difference. Carriers still fly to NYC, CHI and LAX because t...

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 3276

Re: First Flight and Airline?

February of 1962. Continental Airlines. Idlewild (IDL) to General Billy Mitchell Field (MKE).

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Westjet lounge at LAX?
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Re: Westjet lounge at LAX?

Actually.............. would it be possible to clear security at TBIT, use the QF lounge there then transfer to T2 to get Westjet? Yes. There is a shuttle bus after security by the north end gates. About 20 minutes travel time, assuming no wait for the shuttle. As long as there is no checked bags, ...

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN
Replies: 18
Views: 1295

Re: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN

If cost is not an issue, I'd go through DTW and catch the A350 F suites.

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by AAlaxfan
Thu May 31, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint
Replies: 48
Views: 4709

Re: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint

A question: Could the marijuana smoke get into the cabin air and potentially impair the pilots, crew and passengers? If so, I think that would warrant an emergency landing and ground the flight crew for a while. As well as cause problems for those passengers that get routinely drug screened.

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by AAlaxfan
Mon May 28, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question about in-flight medical emergencies re: CPR through approach and landing
Replies: 12
Views: 1065

Re: Question about in-flight medical emergencies re: CPR through approach and landing

Someone correct me if I’m wrong, but once CPR is started you don’t stop unless the patient has been revived and stabilized or declared dead.

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by AAlaxfan
Sat May 26, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350?
Replies: 157
Views: 32580

Re: Major Airline New Livery Photo posted on A350? Possibly United. Airline tbc Monday. Any ideas?

I thought it was AA, but then Monday is Memorial Day and not April Fools!! :rotfl: :bouncy:

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by AAlaxfan
Wed May 23, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Airport Planners missed Opportunity for a fifth Runway
Replies: 29
Views: 3494

Re: LAX Airport Planners missed Opportunity for a fifth Runway

What does the current LAX master plan look like? More appropriate to look at what the Stipulated Agreement contains. No new runways, capped gates. https://www.lawa.org/en/lawa-our-lax/settlement-agreements/lax-stipulated-settlement-agreement I believe this agreement has been modified within the las...

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