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by foxecho
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LGA Terminal Opens
Replies: 16
Views: 5065

Re: New LGA Terminal Opens

1. They dont have daily GDPs. Not even close. 2. They rarely exceed 3 hours and the only NY area airport that remotely gets close to 6 hours with any regularity is JFK on 13L. Well with demand way down of course these days they don't have daily GDP's. That being said, LGA only has two optimal confi...

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by foxecho
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM A310 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 6124

Re: KLM A310 Questions

awesome, I flew on that very A310 at Fedex back in the late 90s between Memphis and NY!

Andrew
JFK/MEM/MCI/SYR/ABQ/

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by foxecho
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Albuquerque/Santa Fe Aviation Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 3380

Re: Albuquerque/Santa Fe Aviation Thread

I will be traveling from coast to coast on ONLY propeller planes and ABQ will be one of my stops along my route Come say hi I'm in ABQ DL now finally got out of the snow in SYR last November! I do love the fact my company does not have any flights to the Northeast hubs at all! Andrew O JFK/MEM/MCI/...

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by foxecho
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 203
Views: 21211

Re: Upstate New York Aviation Thread - 2020

[quote=Do you think it would work as a route? Maybe on an A319 2x or 3x a week?[/quote] I certainly do think it would be a justifiable route, my manager was working to make it happen at the time I left there a few months ago... you have to convince people higher than my pay grade for this stuff tho!...

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by foxecho
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 203
Views: 21211

Re: Upstate New York Aviation Thread - 2020

SYRAVGEEK wrote:
Just saw the load factors for a one-off SYR-SLC route from late November 2011:
79% on an A319, needless to say, I was surprised


LOL I worked that flight in SYR...I seem to recall every seat was taken, but the memory isn't what it used to be!

Andrew
JFK/MEM/MCI/SYR/ABQ/

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by foxecho
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Article #4 | Refresh Era: Even During Financial Difficulties, You Can Still Look Good (1984-1987)
Replies: 23
Views: 4704

Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Article #4 | Refresh Era: Even During Financial Difficulties, You Can Still Look Good (1984-198

Thank you for posting all this information, I am a PA kid, mom worked for them until the National merger..I remember all the blue, red and gold palettes on the 747s and 727s when I was a kid, I seem to recall on the 747s C was red and gold, D was blue E was blue and red... this would have been in th...

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by foxecho
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United expands domestically at DEN
Replies: 22
Views: 4764

Re: United expands domestically at DEN

Sounds like UA is going head to head with F9, F9 flies to DEN from here in SYR during summer months, will be nice to have some more flights headed west from here...

Andrew

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by foxecho
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History
Replies: 143
Views: 24236

Re: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History

Got to nonrev on PA A310s when I was a kid, and jumpseated on one of the same A310s at Fedex 12-13 years later! wonderful plane!

-Andrew

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by foxecho
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding DFW-CYS (Cheyenne, WY) and Sat CLT-HVN on 11/4
Replies: 62
Views: 7319

Re: AA adding DFW-CYS (Cheyenne, WY) and Sat CLT-HVN on 11/4

WNflyer1523 wrote:
Happy for HVN! Hopefully this route is successful so it gets increased to daily.
Still waiting for the long-overdue CLT-ISP.


flew on CLT ISP back in the mid 90s on a F28 and F100 on USAir a few times!

Andrew

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by foxecho
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders
Replies: 45
Views: 8683

Re: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders

UK charter flights have been 28" for decades. We even had the Trident with a special 7 abreast section for families. People will put up with all sorts if the price is right. In a part of the world that's shorter then I really don't see a problem. Jeebus ..... I need to see THAT seat map! Andrew

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by foxecho
Sun May 27, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How does the United Express bus service work between ABE and EWR work?
Replies: 20
Views: 8024

Re: How does the United Express bus service work between ABE and EWR work?

Might as well go to the Port Authority... I'm assuming the bus only takes connecting traffic.. if it leaves from Airside that is very interesting to me though...

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by foxecho
Sat May 26, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 54
Views: 6237

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

Glad to see my former airport snagged the flight...I'll have to nonrev in on it at some point!

Andrew
JFK/MEM/MCI/SYR/

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by foxecho
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 1
Views: 531

WN to Hawaii?

http://fox4kc.com/2018/04/27/southwest- ... in-hawaii/
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I just saw this posted on a news site....I have not seen it posted here yet:

http://fox4kc.com/2018/04/27/southwest- ... in-hawaii/

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by foxecho
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways coming to MCI?
Replies: 42
Views: 7161

Re: British Airways coming to MCI?

There is a new Punta Cana flight, so we're not JUST limited to CUN anymore ;) The new terminal may or may not be put up for a vote in November. It's getting...messy. I mean, it was always messy, but it looked like there was a clean path forward in recent months; however, over the last few weeks it ...

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by foxecho
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways coming to MCI?
Replies: 42
Views: 7161

Re: British Airways coming to MCI?

former Platte City resident, former MCI agent.... I Can't see BA or any other airline coming in international other than the Cancun flights, the FIS area is just too small. They would have to at least build the proposed (for many years) terminal. They were starting to talk about them 7 years ago whe...

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by foxecho
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 14611

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

That makes better sense..

They are seasonal......[/quote]

Andrew

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by foxecho
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland
Replies: 53
Views: 14611

Re: Air Canada to fly B737 MAX 8 to Ireland

So many types of NOPE on this, sorry... I'm curious what weight restrictions will be taken on this in the winter. Someone here would be way better on running those numbers than me...

best regards-
Andrew

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by foxecho
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT to allow non-pax through security
Replies: 81
Views: 10381

Re: PIT to allow non-pax through security

Stupidest thing in the world I have heard in 17 years in the business....too many people in gate areas, TSA resources wont be able to keep up. I don't want an overload of people in my Gatehouse. I hope the airport I work at has more sense than this. <gets off soap box> have a good day! Andrew You w...

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by foxecho
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT to allow non-pax through security
Replies: 81
Views: 10381

Re: PIT to allow non-pax through security

Stupidest thing in the world I have heard in 17 years in the business....too many people in gate areas, TSA resources wont be able to keep up. I don't want an overload of people in my Gatehouse. I hope the airport I work at has more sense than this. <gets off soap box> have a good day!

Andrew

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by foxecho
Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports
Replies: 546
Views: 70323

Re: Hurricane Harvey and Houston airports

TWA772LR wrote:
Tornado warning for Atascocita (my area), Humble, Kingwood, and IAH.

USCG is now airlifting people on the South side of Houston.


Thanks for the warning, am calling my friends on the Humble/Atascacita line

Andrew
JFK/MEM/MCI/SYR/

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by foxecho
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Launch BOS-SYR
Replies: 37
Views: 5187

Re: JetBlue To Launch BOS-SYR

different times than AA..interesting... E190>CR2

Andrew
JFK/MEM/MCI/SYR/

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by foxecho
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Schedules new LGW-JFK-LGW and challenges Europeans to See New York City in 1 day
Replies: 61
Views: 9794

Re: Norwegian Schedules new LGW-JFK-LGW and challenges Europeans to See New York City in 1 day

Now *YOU* (yes, you) can see the amazing customs and TSA facilities of JFK Terminal 1, conveniently 17 miles ... or a 2 hour ride by car which you don't time for ... from where YOU really want to be. Make sure to use your hashtags when you post to social media. This is why I want "Like" b...

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by foxecho
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL outlines A350 routes
Replies: 209
Views: 58839

Re: DL A350 inaugural flight will be DTW-NRT

AWACSooner wrote:
First flight on 30 October...seats wide open!


I'm going to nonrev on it on my Birthday, 12 Nov... I'm not holding my breath for a Suite lol

Andrew

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by foxecho
Sat May 13, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New MCI Single Terminal Proposal
Replies: 91
Views: 13790

Re: New MCI Single Terminal Proposal

they were throwing around the terminal on the Barry Road/152 south side when I was working there 7 years ago.... I see they have decided to knock down A to replace it with this.... if they had designed the terminal about 20 feet thicker, as they did DFW they would not have had to have the separate &...

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by foxecho
Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More MH370 Debris Found, This Time In Madagascar
Replies: 113
Views: 37607

RE: More MH370 Debris Found, This Time In Madagascar

at first glance the item on the left looks like a seatback with an IFE screen

Andrew

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by foxecho
Mon May 23, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Too Much Capacity
Replies: 110
Views: 27026

RE: Airports With Too Much Capacity

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Beatyair" class="quote" target="_blank">Beatyair</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Kansas City has three badly designed ter...

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by foxecho
Mon May 23, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Too Much Capacity
Replies: 110
Views: 27026

RE: Airports With Too Much Capacity

Kansas City Closed Terminal A some point last year, and Terninal B is overpacked now......

Andrew

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by foxecho
Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 Tristar's 45th Birthday
Replies: 70
Views: 10048

RE: L-1011 Tristar's 45th Birthday

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheRedBaron" class="quote" target="_blank">TheRedBaron</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>hanks, my favourite trijet, The fi...

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by foxecho
Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Resume FLL-SYR
Replies: 1
Views: 825

RE: JetBlue To Resume FLL-SYR

it sounded to me like Schumer strong armed them into restarting the route....

Andrew

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by foxecho
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Subcontracting
Replies: 13
Views: 3372

RE: Airline Subcontracting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> Can't fedex and ups employees also use jump s...

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by foxecho
Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Plane Crash At Shoreham Airshow
Replies: 93
Views: 32630

RE: Plane Crash At Shoreham Airshow

I saw it happen. The pilot has apparently been pulled out alive

RIP to those who perished

Andrew

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by foxecho
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero B747-219B
Replies: 9
Views: 9343

RE: Transaero B747-219B

I'm curious myself about these planes, they all cleared US Customs in <acronym title="Syracuse - Hancock International (SYR / KSYR), USA - New York">SYR</acronym> which is about 50 miles from Rome NY...they sure got my attention on the ground here every time they flew though... Andrew <acronym title...

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by foxecho
Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Remember MEM In The 90s?
Replies: 28
Views: 6408

RE: Anyone Remember MEM In The 90s?

I was in college in midtown Memphis thougout the 90s, in fact the Outer Marker for 18L (now C) was on our campus....I loved seeing the KLM come in from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> and usually went out to walk the track when it did come in...some days...

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by foxecho
Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Dash 7's At YXY
Replies: 7
Views: 2449

RE: 4 Dash 7's At YXY

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canyonblue17" class="quote" target="_blank">canyonblue17</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Flew on a Ransome Dash 7 out of <...

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by foxecho
Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Aircraft Are Coming To Airventure This Year?
Replies: 7
Views: 4945

What Aircraft Are Coming To Airventure This Year?

This may be a good start for you https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure

I was lucky I flew on Concorde at OSH back in 98...

Good luck

Andrew

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by foxecho
Sat May 03, 2014 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prince William Visiting MEM
Replies: 48
Views: 10155

RE: Prince William Visiting MEM

Very interesting to read they flew commercial..thanks for posting, Viscount....I stand corrected!

Andrew

[Edited 2014-05-02 19:24:05]

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by foxecho
Sat May 03, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prince William Visiting MEM
Replies: 48
Views: 10155

RE: Prince William Visiting MEM

Highly doubtful... WMC was filming from their helicopter when Prince Harry came in at Wilson Air...have no clue how WIlliam came in but I seriously doubt it was commercial.... Andrew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>/<acro...

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by foxecho
Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13 Year Young LH CRJ Being Scrapped
Replies: 12
Views: 13424

RE: 13 Year Young LH CRJ Being Scrapped

Good riddance to any CRJ, I wish they would reef ALL of them.... 38000 cycles is one hell of a number for sure!

Andrew

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by foxecho
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 First Flight 45 Years Ago - Feb. 9
Replies: 26
Views: 7472

Boeing 747 First Flight 45 Years Ago - Feb. 9

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/andz" class="quote" target="_blank">andz</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>It seems like a couple of years ago since SAA got ...

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by foxecho
Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cwrld At MCO And Other Appropriate Named Fixes
Replies: 37
Views: 7844

RE: Cwrld At MCO And Other Appropriate Named Fixes

MCI:

ILS 1R approach: SPICY BARBQ RIBBS

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by foxecho
Sat Jan 25, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abu Dhabi Pre-Clearance Facility Opens
Replies: 145
Views: 19112

RE: Abu Dhabi Pre-Clearance Facility Opens

What other <acronym title="Coimbra (- Bissaia Barreto) (CBP / LPCO), Portugal">CBP</acronym> preclearnce facilities are there besides <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH<...

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by foxecho
Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 A380s In YYZ 3JAN13
Replies: 3
Views: 4494

RE: 3 A380s In YYZ 3JAN13

I know JFK was closed for a time yesterday due to the winter storm..... not sure what time it opened......

Andrew

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by foxecho
Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Selling Tickets For Final A300 Flight
Replies: 35
Views: 13352

RE: Monarch Selling Tickets For Final A300 Flight

I have my Tickets for me and my buddy who lives in Luton.... Looking forward to meeting other a.nutters we decided to take luck of the draw on seat assignments  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/crowded.gif" width="33" height="24" border="0"/>  .....se...

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by foxecho
Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B744 Domestic Run DTW-LAX
Replies: 40
Views: 16346

RE: Delta B744 Domestic Run DTW-LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bpat777" class="quote" target="_blank">bpat777</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Also a 757 operated <acronym title="Detroi...

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by foxecho
Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didn't Pan Am Fly Into Canada?
Replies: 34
Views: 11225

RE: Why Didn't Pan Am Fly Into Canada?

Someone like Timz could correct me, but I believe Pan Am Express flew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> <acronym title="Hamilton (YHM / CYHM), Canada - Ontario">YHM</acronym> just before the end Andrew <acronym title="New ...

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by foxecho
Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstar Starts 787 Pax Services Today 13NOV
Replies: 6
Views: 5435

RE: Jetstar Starts 787 Pax Services Today 13NOV

of course it would happen the week before I'm in <acronym title="Coolangatta (Gold Coast) (OOL / YBCG), Australia - Queensland">OOL</acronym> .... congrats to JetStar! Andrew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>/<acronym titl...

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by foxecho
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Premi-Air At 30,000ft: Qantas Disney Planes
Replies: 31
Views: 16116

RE: Premi-Air At 30,000ft: Qantas Disney Planes

Here is my friends report about it: <a href="http://www.4bc.com.au/blogs/4bc-blog/planes-onboard-767-plane/20130916-2ttx1.html#.UjafYj_px8N" target="_blank">http://www.4bc.com.au/blogs/4bc-blog...e/20130916-2ttx1.html#.UjafYj_px8N</a> Enjoy! Andrew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy Internat...

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by foxecho
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Premi-Air At 30,000ft: Qantas Disney Planes
Replies: 31
Views: 16116

RE: Premi-Air At 30,000ft: Qantas Disney Planes

Great trip report! one awesome coincidence is one of my best friends in Australia had a media pass as well with his wife and son and they are deplaning right behind you and your son in the photo! Andrew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York"...

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