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by continental004
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA to launch OGG-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 6273

Re: HA to launch OGG-LAS

Those flight times are death

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by continental004
Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia (IB) launches the A350 service to NRT
Replies: 30
Views: 4790

Re: Iberia (IB) launches the A350 service to NRT

x1234 wrote:
Since CX flies MAD-HKG, IB should fly MAD-SIN and all the high yielding markets to Asia out of MAD are complete. They are easily make it work with Latin American connections.


LOL IB will never fly to SIN. It would be a good route for SQ though; they already serve BCN.

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by continental004
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL1302: Toulouse - Amsterdam
Replies: 5
Views: 1579

Re: KL1302: Toulouse - Amsterdam

Hi, KL1302: Toulouse - Amsterdam was canceled today - August 10th -. My sister and family were supposed to be on that flight. Does anybody know why it was canceled? She will leave tomorrow so all is well, just an extra day in France. Don't know how it was handled by KLM, if she's got a hotel and co...

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by continental004
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32880

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

UA could just stop prince gouging but that would just be too obvious *shrugs*

So many corporate apologists here smh

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by continental004
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines starting IAD
Replies: 30
Views: 5256

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines starting IAD

To serve what market?

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by continental004
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8185

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

First of all, there is nothing wrong with that lady’s outfit and anyone who thinks otherwise can go back to the 50s with their “standards of dress.” So, "my way or the highway"? What are you doing on a discussion forum then? Because I like planes and am interested in travel and the busine...

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by continental004
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 8185

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

First of all, there is nothing wrong with that lady’s outfit and anyone who thinks otherwise can go back to the 50s with their “standards of dress.”

Also how gay am I to instantly recognize Cazwell in the pic of guys below the Queen of the Retirement Home?

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by continental004
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 68
Views: 13317

Re: Rumor : Big news for EK and BCN. Here we go, Mexico !

I won't believe a damn thing until the first EK plane lands at MEX.

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by continental004
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Summer in SFO 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 3483

Re: Summer in SFO 2020

There is not a "big gap" in Italy. The Bay Area has service to Milan (for now, I can't imagine Air Italy stays around for long) and Rome. That's excellent. Though like most large U.S. cities these days, SFO is grossly over-served trans-Atlantic, and all airlines are fighting for a piece o...

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by continental004
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 4285

Re: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO

Hardly surprising. I'm sure very few people in Europe want to fly into OAK and then schlep into the city. What flights does Norwegian still have at Oakland? And do people think they will keep those, or eventually move everything to SFO? Actually I don't think there's any schlepping involved at OAK....

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by continental004
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA BLQ asymmetric loads
Replies: 30
Views: 6740

Re: AA BLQ asymmetric loads

Flights out of SCQ can be quite asymmetric in general. A lot of passengers are pilgrims/tourists that will be fly into elsewhere (MAD, OPO, BIO) and walk to Santiago, then fly out of SCQ. BLQ is not a tourist destination for Americans. They go Italy’s big guns: Rome, Venice, Florence/Pisa/Tuscany a...

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by continental004
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA BLQ asymmetric loads
Replies: 30
Views: 6740

Re: AA BLQ asymmetric loads

BLQ is not a tourist destination for Americans. They go Italy’s big guns: Rome, Venice, Florence/Pisa/Tuscany and to a lesser extent Milan and Campania. It’s a truly underrated Italian city but also truly authentic and hopefully it stays that way. And the surrounding area is interesting for those in...

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by continental004
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23948

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Oh hell no...Disney Airlines is gonna be overpriced af just like the theme parks.

No thanks, thank u next.

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by continental004
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM cancels GYE-MAD
Replies: 5
Views: 1103

Re: LATAM cancels GYE-MAD

Yields are probably too low; lots of Ecuadorians in MAD so huge VFR but the high yielding pax must be choosing IB.

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by continental004
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to start JFK-PTP
Replies: 61
Views: 8492

Re: B6 to start JFK-PTP

Wow I am shook. I hope this lasts and that’s B6 starts FDF as well, both Guadeloupe and Martinique are on my travel bucket list!

As a bonus B6 offers seamless connections from the west coast which Norwegian didn’t!

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by continental004
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10430

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

I sense some people in Kentucky are going to be triggered lmao

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by continental004
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9404

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

I found it relatively cheap, not like Greece or the south of Spain but still inexpensive. Honestly I found Malaga and Alicante much less culturally interesting than Malta; those two places offer sun, sand, sea and little else. They probably never left Sliema or St. Julian's which are exactly the ov...

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by continental004
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9404

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

It's purely just a shell company to facilitate the transfer. I doubt it is only about that. Air Malta is small government-owned airline that does not turn a profit. The government of Malta already subsidies Ryanair. Air Malta sells their flights in Ryanair's website. Interestingly, Air Malta and Ry...

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by continental004
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9404

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

I'm happy to see Malta getting more attention and flights. I (American) visited the country in April and absolutely loved it. Another American friend of mine visited just a week ago and she also loved it. I went to Malta for the first time this February. What I liked most about the holiday were the...

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by continental004
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9404

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

Malta Air? Couldn't come up with a more creative name and not confuse the average traveling Joe? I'm happy to see Malta getting more attention and flights. I (American) visited the country in April and absolutely loved it. Another American friend of mine visited just a week ago and she also loved it.

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by continental004
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to Canada?
Replies: 29
Views: 4841

Re: Spirit Airlines to Canada.

My condolences to our Canadian friends. They may as well have law enforcement nearby when the Spirit flight arrives. There is sure to have been an onboard altercation. Trash fares attract the same type of people as evidenced on Instagram on a near daily basis. Not all of us can afford business clas...

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by continental004
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route
Replies: 29
Views: 9328

Re: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route

Such an extravagant waste of fuel on too big an aircraft for that route.

Perhaps AOC has a point.

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by continental004
Wed May 29, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to launch Newark-Seville next year
Replies: 47
Views: 10985

Re: United to launch Newark-Seville next year

omg how exciting! Seville and Andalusia is my favorite part of Spain, it has an enriching culture and most of all, a real soul.

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by continental004
Tue May 28, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 116
Views: 17520

Re: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more

Might be useful and there's certainly a fair amount of business traffic, but the OW stranglehold certainly impacts things. Also, the Houston to Dallas train will have a lot of Spanish input, but the project office is in Fort Worth. Still this proves well that there is only one market in Spain :). N...

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by continental004
Tue May 28, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal has fewer passengers in Q1 2019 in a booming Portuguese market
Replies: 17
Views: 3518

Re: TAP Portugal has fewer passengers in Q1 2019 in a booming Portuguese market

O&D passengers Europe-LIS/OPO are of course more likely to use LCCs because duh, low fares. TP's focus these days isn't so much O&D Portugal-rest of Europe traffic as it is transfer traffic between the Americas and Europe. Let them succeed. The market is simply regulating itself due to capac...

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by continental004
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34437

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

I'm cringing looking at these pics at the thought of all the traffic jams caused by the construction and the two new terminals. As if it already wasn't bad enough at LAX.

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by continental004
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3908

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019

Why IAD though? BOS has the VFR, but is there any significant Cape Verdean population in DC?

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by continental004
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3908

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019

AirbusOnly wrote:
Why two Italian cities and not f.e. LHR or FRA?


Most likely diaspora traffic.

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by continental004
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine
Replies: 11
Views: 1872

Re: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine

Noshow wrote:
Basle is a great city, worth a visit. Have been there a week ago. Beautiful old buildings and nice museums, kind people.


I almost went to Basel when I was in Strasbourg last Christmas, but ended up not having enough time and the TER trains from Strasbourg were shockingly expensive for the distance.

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by continental004
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine
Replies: 11
Views: 1872

Re: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine

Don’t forget that BSL is in Alsace which is a major population center in France with Strasbourg, Mulhouse and Colmar. The Strasbourg airport’s offerings are pathetic compared to BSL. Some friends of mine flew into BSL last December to visit the Christmas markets in Strasbourg and it was a convenient...

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by continental004
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

In addition... you stated you have a degree in history... what was your plan for that degree? I know some that go to law school etc, but a history degree sounds to me like one of those bull$hit I don’t have a plan degrees that often lead people to working at a big box store. Degrees in the medical ...

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by continental004
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

I know the U.S. have a lot of problems and are far from being the ideal society, but one of the blessings you have is precisely the very low chance of - suffer the disgrace of - fall under a communist regime. Communism is for the countries the same an aggressive cancer is for a human body. Look int...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Why shouldn't retail employees enjoy evenings like the privileged can? Why do you think shops are open outside of business hours? When do you think the "privileged" who spend business hours working, can do their shopping? Really though, why shouldn't retail employees enjoy evenings like t...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Understanding that you will only get paid for like a month or two of work is not worth it. Maybe people work the Sunday shift at Walmart because they have no choice? T his Walmart here has senior citizens working full time as cashiers. They can not make ends meet. As senior citizens. As veterans. T...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Yes, that's a purely capitalist idea. The concept that a company can choose to do what it wants in service of its consumers or its ideology is capitalist in nature. In communism or socialism that decision would be taken away from the organization, from the employee & the consumer. Because the c...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

casinterest wrote:
If your biggest gripe is that you have to work on a family holiday, then suck it up buttercup.


Check your privilege.

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

You work in retail but are surprised that you have to work during the busiest season that actually keeps them afloat? There’s a lot of jobs that require holiday work - many of them who frequent this forum, all of whom chose their line of work. What’s your major? Most airlines aren't an essential pu...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Every person I have hired between the ages of 24 and 35 and even some older have been a disaster. Never take their eyes off their phone. Have to constantly watch them or they stop working, Always late. Never shave or groom and dress real bad. All with a huge sense of entitlement. Communism is not t...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

I am so sick of our society that so blatantly favors the rich and corporations! Our society so passively lets the rich buy their way into the best universities, lets the rich buy their way out of justice, lets corporations have an iron grip on workers who suppress their rights and quality and life,...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

What we need to eliminate this problem is embrace COMMUNISM! I have a college degree. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that your college degree is not in history. Unless you graduated from Evergreen State. Then it might be. I actually was a history major in college (doubled with political scie...

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by continental004
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Do we need Communism in US?

I am so sick of our society that so blatantly favors the rich and corporations! Our society so passively lets the rich buy their way into the best universities, lets the rich buy their way out of justice, lets corporations have an iron grip on workers who suppress their rights and quality and life, ...

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by continental004
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM
Replies: 24
Views: 3265

Re: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM

Why LIM over EZE though?

I did not see that coming either way...

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by continental004
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Announces SMF
Replies: 54
Views: 5318

Re: Spirit Announces SMF

stlgph wrote:
Ah hell, give it another year or two and Spirit will be looking at Hawaii.


they already fly to Latin America so it's only a matter of time...

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by continental004
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL Announces Amsterdam Hub - April 6, 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 5034

Re: LEVEL Announces Amsterdam Hub - April 6, 2019

No long haul?

So is Vueling eventually going to become Level?

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by continental004
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham
Replies: 44
Views: 10123

Re: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham

DEL-MAD must have had garbage yields for what I imagine were mostly connections. Not many ties between India and Spain. My friend flew AI from MAD to BKK.

Waiting for the MAD cheerleaders to show up and explain this one.

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by continental004
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL
Replies: 108
Views: 20138

Re: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL

So what's the fate of the upcoming YUL-BOD at this point?

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by continental004
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Armenia long-haul flights
Replies: 51
Views: 6095

Re: Armenia long-haul flights

Will we see long haul service from Armenia in the future? Maybe to LAX given their massive Armenian population? Interesting topic, but I highly doubt there is even enough PDEW from LAX to EVN, even 1x weekly seems unlikely. In my opinion, the only city in the US that would even have a remote shot i...

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