You will notice one particular photo taken from the observation lounge of terminal B. This is the photo with the Northwest DC 10. The Virgin Atlantic gate was on the side closer to where the photo was taken. They also had a small clubhouse adjacent to the gate, but in the non-secure zone. Was the V...Jump to post
Somewhat relevant to this thread. Here is a link to some pretty poor quality photos I have of looking at that time. You will notice one particular photo taken from the observation lounge of terminal B. This is the photo with the Northwest DC 10. The Virgin Atlantic gate was on the side closer to whe...Jump to post
I remember looking closely at PIT on a map back in the early 80’s. Geographically, it made so much sense as a hub. You could connect north/ south and east west, Midwest-south and south/west - all without going all that much out of your way. It was just that much more strategically located than Cleve...Jump to post
The current pandemic got me thinking. What other times have you had to cancel a long anticipated trip and for what reason? I had to cancel my first Concord trip because my supervisor broke his back, and I had to step in. I had to cancel the final United 747 because my husband was hit by a car. For t...Jump to post
For the same reason that Piedmont Airlines didn’t order the Concorde. Didn’t fit their business model.Jump to post
Copa Airlines has pretty long legs on the 737.Jump to post
How many do I know, or how many do I speak? Only fluent in English But I majored in Spanish, so I can get along well in any Spanish speaking country I am fairly good with Hebrew, though i can’t keep up well in conversation Yiddish is a big part of my culture, but I only have a a limited vocabulary. ...Jump to post
Doesn’t boarding generally end 20 minutes before pushback as a general rule?Jump to post
Airports: Stapleton Mirabel Athens/ Ellinikon Demolished Terminals at existing airports: Eastern Terminal, Boston Pan Am/ Delta Terminal, JFK TWA Terminal, JFK International Arrivals Terminal, JFK O’Hare former international terminal Entirely demolished/ abandoned airport terminals Pittsburgh Ontari...Jump to post
I can only speak for the western world. Don’t know as much about the Soviet Era planes...
Ugliest: The A380
What former carriers (non commuter) - including airlines that have merged - have you flown? Eastern TWA Pan Am Braniff I Braniff II Continental Northwest America West Reno Air New York Air USAir(ways) Midway Midwest Express Virgin America Trump Mexicana Canadian Pacific British Midland Olympic Swiss...Jump to post
Somebody posted a fantastic gallery of detailed terminal maps here within the last couple years from either the OAG or another source, if this helps. One of them showed gate locations for airlines at many airports. 3 years ago Zachary Shapiro shared these airport diagrams from 1985 on iCloud I dont...Jump to post
I begaמ the survey but didn’t complete it. I got stuck on definitions... If I fly LAX-YVR-NRT-LAX, how many international flights is that? One or three? LAX-YVR-NRT-LAX counts as 3 segments, so 3 flights for the purpose of the survey. I couldn't use the word 'segment', which I would have preferred,...Jump to post
I can see it now. Mr. Smith’s and junior are traveling and their flight is cancelled. The agent says, “Well, we do have another flight in an hour, but it’s an adult only flight. So we will put you on tomorrow’s instead.”
I am more annoyed by loud adults than I am by noisy children on planes.
Makes me very sad. He was brilliant.
https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/27/entertai ... index.html
So many airports used to have hubs that were marks of pride. I think of those small to midsize cities Who is the airports are long beyond the glory days. Remember Piedmont in Dayton? Empire airlines in Syracuse? Braniff and Eastern in Kansas City? Republic in Memphis? Ozark in St. Louis? Midwest Exp...Jump to post
Great article that keeps things into perspective!
https://thepointsguy.com/news/what-flyi ... years-ago/
Sorry… The goal of being nice and respectful should not be to get a free drink. It should be… That you are a decent human being.
https://www.travelandleisure.com/airlin ... -attendant
I think if we were honest about things, we wouldn’t squabble over the Mickey Mouse airlines many people are talking about.
Air France and Air Caribes Are hardly in the same league.
Sometimes you can drive 1/2 hour from one airport with major commercial service to another. (LGA-JFK). Often it’s a bit longer (ORD-MKE).
What are the most isolated commercial airports? Let’s take Alaska out of the equation.
My Mr Roger’s story ... 1989, I had a summer college job as a ticket agent for a small airline (Business Express/ Delta Connection) at the Nantucket airport. One day, as I was checking passengers in, I looked up and I asked for the next passengers last name. “Rogers” said a man with a smile. His smi...Jump to post
SCFlyer wrote:UA857/Leon wrote:Why can't Qantas carry local traffic on JFK-LAX route?
Google is your friend.
Then we come to today, with the Trumpers, the Mad Maxine gang members, the "squad" fan club, and the far left/right factions, who will resort to anything including violence, to defend their beloved elected officials. My question is how did this happen, and is there a way to stop this and ...Jump to post
ummmmm.... It is not "the far left who often stand against Israel" but, rather, people across the political spectrum who are against their government's policies. Anti-Israeli hysteria is something vast majority of lefties happily join. The whole shameful BDS is a leftist idea. Of course, ...Jump to post
A lot still needs to be done. Same sex marriages, Surrogacy - not possible locally though marriage/adoptions abroad are recognized. Lots to do wrt Transgender people. Does Israel have anti-discrimination laws for LGBTQI people? I went to a program recently with the first transgender officer in the ...Jump to post
Not sure what the point of this is. This is almost always used by conservatives to justify christian discrimination here in the USA, usually the same ones that call Jews the Synagogue of Satan (like the "pastor" that blessed the new Jerusalem embassy). Is it really that hard to understand...Jump to post
Important article directed to those on the far left who often stand against Israel.
https://jewishjournal.com/culture/lifes ... ddle-east/
And while we are talking about it: I don’t know where I read this story but I still remember it very clearly. It was a weekend at ZRH and several planespotters had gathered there to take pictures of a Virgin A346, the landing had been announced via Internet. So while it landed all the planespotters...Jump to post