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by AAlaxfan
Tue Apr 20, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 276
Views: 36541

Re: American Airlines Fleet Thread - 2021

I ran across this article that says Doug Parker says that AA will start buying new aircraft when they "return to Normal" Sounds like they may order new aircraft in the near future. "So when it comes time to start growing again, which hopefully won’t be too long, we’re going to need t...

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 119
Views: 3438

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Beethoven

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Orders 100 MAX + 155 Options
Replies: 197
Views: 29100

Re: Southwest Orders 100 MAX + 155 Options

When is the last time WN sold anything other than 717s? WN has sold a bunch of 73Gs to UA, with handovers on going. I believe they are all ex AirTran planes, not sure what differences if any they may have with the fleet delivered new to WN (in terms of passenger cabins I think they are identical). ...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of LAX TBIT Midfield Concourse
Replies: 111
Views: 24268

Re: Status of LAX TBIT Midfield Concourse

In news not directly related to the MSC itself (though the MSC siteplan led to creation), the new north-south Taxiway P (Papa) opened this afternoon. It is located to the west of the MSC. Isn't P already located on the south side between N/C10 and S? On a related note, does T go all the way to D no...

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: LAS to be renamed for Harry Reid
Replies: 139
Views: 14522

Re: Official: LAS to be renamed for Harry Reid

KrustyTheKlown wrote:
A way better name would be "What-happens-in-Vegas" International Airport

Only if your flight gets cancelled!!

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates unveils new Premium Economy Class
Replies: 101
Views: 12971

Re: Emirates unveils new Premium Economy Class

TObound wrote:
AAlaxfan wrote:
I'd fly that economy class everyday over Euro business and US domestic first.


That's not much of a statement. Eurobusiness is just economy with a snack a few inches more pitch.

That's exactly my point.

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates unveils new Premium Economy Class
Replies: 101
Views: 12971

Re: Emirates unveils new Premium Economy Class

I'd fly that economy class everyday over Euro business and US domestic first.

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS
Replies: 53
Views: 1750

Re: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS

This is from the current Flightaware status that YOU originally posted: Flight Details updated a few seconds ago View track log Track inbound plane All flights between CLT and BOS Departure Times Gate Departure 08:35PM EST Scheduled 08:35PM EST Takeoff 08:53PM EST Scheduled 08:45PM EST Taxi Time: 1...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS
Replies: 53
Views: 1750

Re: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS

There’s no such thing as a 30-min taxi @ BOS. Your source is inaccurate This is from the current Flightaware status that YOU originally posted: Flight Details updated a few seconds ago View track log Track inbound plane All flights between CLT and BOS Departure Times Gate Departure 08:35PM EST Sche...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS
Replies: 53
Views: 1750

Re: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS

My sources? Did I not post the same sources as you - Flightaware? Yes you did. But you're quoting an arrival time as just before midnight, while the actual estimated arrival time on Flightaware is now 10:54 and taxi time of 30 minutes. Same with Flightradar. When I told you to check your source it ...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS
Replies: 53
Views: 1750

Re: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS

You might want to check your sources again. Flightradar shows a 10:48 arrival time: https://www.flightradar24.com/AAL2022/266081f9 Flightaware shows an 11:16 arrival time: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL2022 I don't think it's a half hour taxi to the gate. My sources? Did I not post the sam...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Dec 22, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS
Replies: 53
Views: 1750

Re: What is going on with AA2022 CLT-BOS

https://www.flightradar24.com/AAL2022/266081f9

Flightaware shows an 11:16 arrival time:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL2022

I don't think it's a half hour taxi to the gate.
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You might want to check your sources again. Flightradar shows a 10:48 arrival time:

https://www.flightradar24.com/AAL2022/266081f9

Flightaware shows an 11:16 arrival time:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL2022

I don't think it's a half hour taxi to the gate.

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Nov 08, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Awesome, beam5192 posted a tour of the new 787-8 on his story: https://www.instagram.com/beam5192/ The divider for the J seats and the new Economy Class seats look nice. Can you tell me where to find the post by beam5192? The video posted titled "787 tour" is an 87 week old video comparin...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Interesting, I wasn’t aware of that. I knew it would have the Super Diamond J seats with dividers, but I haven’t heard anything on new Economy Class seats. I assume 870 and 871 also have the same interiors? You would be correct! All 787-8’s in the new batch have the new Collins Aero seats. Awesome,...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 112823

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

Last week it’s in the retirement 330-200 thread. http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/American-Airlines-Reports-Third-Quarter-2020-Financial-Results-CORP-FI-10/default.aspx Can't find anything about AA's Q3 results in that thread. Why wasn't there a dedicated thread about it like all other air...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 112823

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

Has AA released their Q3 2020 results yet? Is there a thread for that? Last week it’s in the retirement 330-200 thread. http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/American-Airlines-Reports-Third-Quarter-2020-Financial-Results-CORP-FI-10/default.aspx Can't find anything about AA's Q3 results in that ...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger elevates altercation, involves DL Captain with no mask
Replies: 88
Views: 10605

Re: Passenger elevates altercation, involves DL Captain with no mask

I think the Captain did 2 things wrong. 1.) He should've worn a face mask. Though it's not required in the cockpit, it is required everywhere else on the aircraft and surrounding areas according to DL's policy as quoted by other posters. 2.) He should've said it was in DL's contract of carriage inst...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 112823

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

Has AA released their Q3 2020 results yet? Is there a thread for that?

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 325356

Re: JetBlue Advancing Focus City Strategy (New Route Announcements)

Didn't B6 fly LGB-CUN/LIR/SJO......oops, my bad!

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 192
Views: 51530

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ec3JlWpUEAASlfC?format=jpg&name=large In this picture, what is the other airline besides Air China? That is Canadian charter airline Enerjet. It’s a new livery they are introducing with the Max, which iirc they were planning for their transformation into a scheduled ...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 192
Views: 51530

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ec3JlWpUEAA ... name=large
In this picture, what is the other airline besides Air China?
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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ec3JlWpUEAA ... name=large
In this picture, what is the other airline besides Air China?

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by AAlaxfan
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 142448

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

So, why would an AA passenger want to connect to SEA for a TPAC flight unless it is a unique destination (i.e. BLR which is only offered nonstop from SEA)? Using PVG as an example, why would any AA passengers chose to connect in SEA? If you lived in LAX, ORD, or DFW you can fly direct (on AA or som...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 369
Views: 45906

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

BUR serves as the Valley's primary gateway, and areas as far north as Santa Clarita. Also domestic pax coming from the likes of Camarillo, Calabasas, Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Encino, etc can shave a good 30min+ off their already traffic-laden drive by going to BUR, rather than continuing down the 4...

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: AA moving to LHR T-5
Replies: 108
Views: 18576

Re: Official: AA moving to LHR T-5

I believe the 2nd level only exists for the concourses directly connected to the head house (gates 1-11, 25+). Gates 13-22 on the concourse further out is single level and they need to close certain doors in it to keep arrivals and departures separate. You mean the Virgin Pier? (Gate 13-22 always s...

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 369
Views: 45906

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Let's see. MSC planned opening is Sept. B6 increasing ops at LAX in Oct. B6 worked with LAWA on move. Less international demand for the foreseeable future. Can you say B6 moving into MSC north?

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 AA aircraft hit each other at DFW
Replies: 28
Views: 9981

Re: 2 AA aircraft hit each other at DFW

Is there a link to any article?

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why are AA and UA weak in Africa?
Replies: 20
Views: 2330

Re: Why are AA and UA weak in Africa?

AA has a good transatlantic partner in BA which covers South Africa and the African continent pretty well. They also have a partnership with RAM. I wouldn't say AA is weak in Africa, they just don't find the need to fly their own metal to Africa.

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

I must have missed the post describing it, but what is Kodiak and how does it differ from Oasis?

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paying for First Class (Domestic flights)
Replies: 37
Views: 2281

Re: Paying for First Class (Domestic flights)

I will fly first/business class all the time unless it is a short, <1.0 hrs, flight. Being a person "of size", the comfort you get in first with the larger seats is very important to me. The room also allows my seatmate more comfort too.

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 811
Views: 156616

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

Is this the pilot-less airliner thread? I thought it was a 757+/ 767x thread.

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by AAlaxfan
Thu May 28, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,
Replies: 308
Views: 42226

Re: AA's Doug Parker says U.S. Carriers Will Survive Without Bankruptcies

Yeah, he SAYS this, but who actually believes him? Does he really think that people see him as credible? After all, he also said AA would never lose money again. :roll: Parker Says U.S. Carriers Will Survive Without Bankruptcies https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/airlines-lessors/parker-says-us...

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by AAlaxfan
Thu May 21, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 79
Views: 16414

Re: LAX Aviation Thread - 2020

Terminal Zero and terminal 9 are Also on hold. Flyguy Terminal 9 I can understand as it would require a lot landslide and airside work. Putting concourse zero on hold surprises me as it is all airside which would be easier. Seems like you could complete it and then just close it off from Terminal 1...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue May 19, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA: Kirby to become CEO this week.
Replies: 17
Views: 4731

UA: Kirby to become CEO this week.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAVZUrfDDYX ... _copy_link
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According to this Instagram post, Oscar Munoz is going to step down as CEO later this week with Scott KIrby becoming the new CEO. Munoz will remain Chairman of the Board.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CAVZUrfDDYX ... _copy_link

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by AAlaxfan
Sat May 02, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can MCO ever become a legacy hub?
Replies: 46
Views: 5395

Re: Can MCO ever become a legacy hub?

Given the massive number of tourists to “The Happiest Place on Earth,” and AA’s success with US-Latin America connections at MIA, it would seem that MCO’s similar geographic position would lend itself to being used as a connection hub for a company like UAL in the future... What do you guys(& l...

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern California Airports Covid19 Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 5725

Re: Southern California Airports Covid19 Thread

That's just insane. Maintaining two flights a day has to be a losing proposition...good grief. I would assume, then, that Heathrow slots still have to be used or surrendered? How's that going to work out for the airlines? Two flights a day is not the requirement. I think a city served daily needs t...

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by AAlaxfan
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Why are people discussing staffing routes in the fleet thread?

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

ACA772LR wrote:
alasizon wrote:
ACA772LR wrote:

Nothing official yet just parked for now as far as I know, just waiting game to see how this unfolds, unless someone can correct that


The 767s are confirmed retired. The LAA 757s are still up in the air.


What does LAA stand for?

Legacy American Airlines or AA before the merger.

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX hangar foam discharged accident
Replies: 38
Views: 19923

Re: Delta LAX hangar foam discharged accident

Well that's 2 more aircraft DL is going to park. :D

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Can / should AA and other carriers use this time for heavy checks even if the aircraft isn't due yet? With what money? Good point. But let's say a heavy check is due by the end of 2020, why not do it now while the plane is idle vs. taking it out of service later in the year. It still has to have th...

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Can / should AA and other carriers use this time for heavy checks even if the aircraft isn't due yet?

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by AAlaxfan
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

blacksoviet wrote:
1989worstyear wrote:
What a waste. Some 763's aren't even legal in DFW yet.

Why are no older A320's, 772's or 738's going?

What do you mean legal?

The older 738s must be kept because of the MAX 8 grounding and the MD-83 retirement.

He means the legal drinking age in Texas, 21 years old.

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1688
Views: 223822

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Detroit313 wrote:
Breaking News

All 767 GONE by May of this year.

All 757 gone by 2021.

Source please?

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1835
Views: 367550

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

I can't understand the sense of urgency with wanting the test program to be progressing at a much faster pace. Wasn't it a major complaint of people on this site that the MAX was rushed into service without adequate testing. I'm of the belief that if Boeing wants to take the dear sweet time on the 7...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX: What is this?
Replies: 39
Views: 11560

Re: LAX: What is this?

On second look... Delta... 2L forward of the wing... 12 windows between 1L and 2L... winglets... I’m going with 752. Also, zooming in, I can now see where the image skips and part of the aircraft is duplicated, therefore creating an elongated aircraft. Nope it’s an Airbus Upon further analysis, the...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX: What is this?
Replies: 39
Views: 11560

Re: LAX: What is this?

questions wrote:
It’s been a couple of years since I departed from TBIT. It’s a nice terminal. However the north end was quite drab.

In the google image, what is the aircraft on the taxiway to the left of Lamill Coffee? It’s length looks distorted, however the markings on the taxiway look undistorted.

777 or 767

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by AAlaxfan
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX to Old Town San diego -amtrak bus or drive
Replies: 15
Views: 926

Re: LAX to Old Town San diego -amtrak bus or drive

Pacific Surfliner #572 departs Union Station at 10:54am. Arrives San Diego 1:52pm. If you miss that, you can get on the 12:33pm Surfliner, arrives 3:28pm. Don't know what the Flyaway schedule is, so you might want to Uber/Lyft to Union Station. That would be my suggestion.

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by AAlaxfan
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US DOT Secretary Chao at MKE today?
Replies: 7
Views: 1283

Re: US DOT Secretary Chao at MKE today?

So what happened?

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by AAlaxfan
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread [Ungrounded by FAA 18NOV2020]
Replies: 373
Views: 523641

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Boeing 737 set for certification flight within weeks https://www.ft.com/content/aea7c2e6-490c-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441 The FAA chief was talking to the Aviation Club of the UK Do you have a link to the article without subscribing? Never mind. I found it: https://www.ft.com/content/aea7c2e6-490c-11ea-...

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by AAlaxfan
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 97303

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

hivue wrote:
goosebayguy wrote:
Boeing have to start making bold moves. It desperately needs a new 737.


The last thing on Earth Boeing needs is a new 737. They went one too many versions already.

I've got a feeling he meant a 737 replacement.

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