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by jetero
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8375

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

There's actually talk that people have been discussing getting Clarence Thomas, who is also getting up in years and has evidently made it clear he no longer likes his job, to step down this year so President Trump can nominate a solid conservative to replace him before the end of 2019. I can only h...

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by jetero
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are your thoughts on Valentine's Day?
Replies: 25
Views: 1467

Re: What are your thoughts on Valentine's Day?

aviationaware wrote:
My boyfriend is cooking dinner for me <3 CBA to go out for overpriced dinner because everyone wants to go that one night.


I wish you and your boyfriend a wonderful dinner, AA.

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by jetero
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rules for married couples in this life?
Replies: 25
Views: 2398

Re: Rules for married couples in this life?

I can only warn, open relationships don't work. It's like a plague in the gay community. Nobody wants a faithful relationship, everyone wants to keep hooking up and relationships are very weak and people totally neurotic as a result. If you can't keep your dick in your pants you have the wrong part...

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by jetero
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rules for married couples in this life?
Replies: 25
Views: 2398

Re: Rules for married couples in this life?

Odd verbiage to begin with. “I live the same lifestyle.”

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

I, for one, LOVE the "Green New Deal" as proposed; it's a surefire way to drive independent voters into the arms of the GOP in the next election cycle. I can't wait for the #MABA hats to start showing up; "Make Alexandria a Bartender Again!" LOL, brilliant! :D I want to make She...

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

I know you all think FOX is the devil but this guy makes some really good points and this nails it. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/monster-that-dems-created-at-kavanaugh-hearings-will-devour-them-with-fairfax-allegations-marc-thiessen Oh, heavens! A woman accuses a man of sexual assault but let's...

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Amazon Cancels New York City HQ2
Replies: 108
Views: 5844

Re: Amazon reconsiders LIC

DIRECTFLT wrote:
MaverickM11 wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
I am so glad I only have 10-15 years left in NY.

"I hate this place so much I'm going to stay 15 years" :rotfl:


Actually, according to AOC, we've only got 12 years left.


Maybe she has the direct line to Jesus. I’ve been hearing for a while now he’s going to be back any day.

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net Business Model
Replies: 10
Views: 1267

Re: Airliners.net Business Model

I assumed this was all a business, but evidently the moderators are volunteers. So how does that work? The maintenance of the site must cost money. The site was acquired, presumably for money. I guess the model is advertisements, but this site is not as bad as the usual. What is the parent company?...

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What’s UA’s domestic/Hawaii First like?
Replies: 11
Views: 2648

Re: What’s UA’s domestic/Hawaii First like?

Hnl iah is a quicker 6 hr flight. The HNL-IAH flight is actually around 7+30 with a good tailwind. OP if you're in first class you'll find the silly forward and rear facing seats on that old domestic dog of sUA, but you will as others noted find the lie flat seats. Enjoy Why do they do the forward ...

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Candace Owens explains Nationalism
Replies: 13
Views: 861

Re: Candace Owens explains Nationalism

You can always count on the limp wristed leftists to spew garbage about an intelligent African American woman... An intelligent one in this episode? Where? :confused: You can always count on the limp wristed leftists to spew garbage about an intelligent African American woman... but seriously, do y...

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by jetero
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

I agree Maggy! Trump should resign too!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Candace Owens explains Nationalism
Replies: 13
Views: 861

Re: Candace Owens explains Nationalism

You can always count on deplorables to set themselves on fire in spectacular fashion. And now Candace Owens: "Whenever we say 'nationalism,' the first thing people think about, at least in America, is Hitler. You know, he was a national socialist, but if Hitler just wanted to make Germany grea...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wave, Revisited
Replies: 41
Views: 1504

Re: The Blue Wave, Revisited

Wow watched it, scary stuff. So glad she won't get anywhere near the nomination. I heard Cuomo likes her. Do you mean Cuomo, we must adjust our budget due to the rich leaving New York? Why are places like Georgia and Texas doing well financially yet California and New York are having budget issues?...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wave, Revisited
Replies: 41
Views: 1504

Re: The Blue Wave, Revisited

“Blinded by hatred of Trump.” The more I hear what are obviously trite talking points force fed to the lifetime C students as if it means anything, the more I’m convinced. My point exactly. Instead of offering anything of substance you try and use failed attempts at insults. A C-student? That's cut...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

Never mind, if AirFiero wants to be the resident climate denial, fine by me. Not going to put any effort into that. "Climate denier' is an intentional pejorative (insult) meant to argue to the person and not the facts. Yet another lazy dismissal technique meant to relieve someone from of the a...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

Electricity, for one. Here's one example.... Yes, Solar And Wind Really Do Increase Electricity Prices -- And For Inherently Physical Reasons https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/michaelshellenberger/2018/04/25/yes-solar-and-wind-really-do-increase-electricity-prices-and-for-inherently...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Early WN 73Gs
Replies: 28
Views: 4803

Re: Early WN 73Gs

Cubsrule wrote:
digitalcloud wrote:
Without wishing to sound too pedantic, there are no 73Gs in the WN fleet - 73G refers to a 737-700 without winglets. 73W is the correct IATA code.


Without wishing to sound too pedantic, every aircraft about which I inquired was a 73G at delivery.


Not to worry, you just did, too!!!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wave, Revisited
Replies: 41
Views: 1504

Re: The Blue Wave, Revisited

Elizabeth Warren just had a great speech. We’ve got a great field to choose from. Republicans don’t have sh*t. Correction. They only have sh*t. No one is going to vote for Venti McBillionaire. Wow watched it, scary stuff. So glad she won't get anywhere near the nomination. I heard Cuomo likes her.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17360

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

jayunited wrote:
UA will still have a total of 14 daily nonstop flight to SYD from March to October.


No wonder they’re losing money!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wave, Revisited
Replies: 41
Views: 1504

Re: The Blue Wave, Revisited

Elizabeth Warren just had a great speech.

We’ve got a great field to choose from.

Republicans don’t have sh*t. Correction. They only have sh*t.

No one is going to vote for Venti McBillionaire.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Early WN 73Gs
Replies: 28
Views: 4803

Re: Early WN 73Gs

digitalcloud wrote:
Without wishing to sound too pedantic.


Not to worry, you did!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

I am not against HSR per se but in this country it's just practical as it is in a China etc. C’mon Nikky, have you even looked at the Chinese HSR network?! It’s as practical as dropping a line from Houston to Chicago. Anyway I’m sure it’ll all work out very well in the end for China, just not sure ...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Candace Owens explains Nationalism
Replies: 13
Views: 861

Re: Candace Owens explains Nationalism

Please translate LD!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Middle Class Tax Cuts Not Coming
Replies: 89
Views: 4024

Re: Middle Class Tax Cuts Not Coming

Evidently the IRS is waiving the underpayment penalty for tax year 2018 for people who did not withhold (or make estimated tax payments) enough.

What a mess.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

That source is not linked to anything but Breitbart and other far right news media, it's likely very fake. The NPR documents are real from the legislators, and contain nothing regarding air travel, therefore moderators should delete this thread. The farting cows, getting rid of planes, and supporti...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

I was thinking LAS-LAX or LGA-CHS actually. Also where is the money going to come from to build this HSR in Texas? Hasn't the mess in CA been enough? Supposedly a private corporation. (Well, not supposedly. It is.) Let's see if it even starts construction. Maybe a 10% chance of that? If it does, I'...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wave, Revisited
Replies: 41
Views: 1504

Re: The Blue Wave, Revisited

More! More! More!

My theory is gaining credence with every post!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

This was all a very obviously coordinated tripartite hit job and the Democrats played right into it by calling for Northam’s resignation within 30 minutes of the photo coming out. Of course Northam couldn’t help himself, the press conference was marginally less painful than hearing Barty O’Kavanaugh...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wave, Revisited
Replies: 41
Views: 1504

Re: The Blue Wave, Revisited

“Blinded by hatred of Trump.”

The more I hear what are obviously trite talking points force fed to the lifetime C students as if it means anything, the more I’m convinced.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

afcjets wrote:
jetero wrote:
What happened to all the “innocent until proven guilty” posts? Silly mods must have deleted them.


He should only resign if he wants to and should be presumed innocent unless he is proven guilty.


OK!

At least someone is a purist!

RESPECT!

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

I associate socialism with eminent domain because socialists generally have very little respect for individual freedoms and private ownership. Not to say that eminent domain hasn’t been used by right leaning governments. It is just not as prominent. And why couldn’t I be a aviation supporter withou...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stacey Abrams to give SOTU response.
Replies: 88
Views: 4992

Re: Stacey Abrams to give SOTU response.

Infuriating no, but you are in Kansas, Not much to engineer there :) :duck: lol, thanks for the smile, it will help me overcome the depression inducing flatness of this state :rotfl: We have the flint hills and gypsum hills which are actually quite impressive in some spots. Other than that, yah, pr...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

So many lives ruined! Modern day lynching! What happened to innocent until proven guilty? That is the standard of proof we use in a criminal trial. If he is charged criminally he will enjoy this standard. Politics, on the other hand, is a court of public opinion, not a court of law. If he has lost ...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net Business Model
Replies: 10
Views: 1267

Airliners.net Business Model

I assumed this was all a business, but evidently the moderators are volunteers. So how does that work? The maintenance of the site must cost money. The site was acquired, presumably for money. I guess the model is advertisements, but this site is not as bad as the usual. What is the parent company? ...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NW/DL 744s vs UA 744s
Replies: 39
Views: 3395

Re: NW/DL 744s vs UA 744s

UA857 wrote:
Are NW's 744s much older than UA's 744s?


Pretty sure NW’s died first. Then UA’s. Then DL’s. Now they’re all dead. Send flowers.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

There’s no other option, except driving. That said don’t take that as jetero’s ringing endorsement for high speed rail! I am not against HSR per se but in this country it's just practical as it is in a China etc. C’mon Nikky, have you even looked at the Chinese HSR network?! It’s as practical as dr...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 17620

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

Yes, barely a month in office and AOC constantly steals the thunder from her liberal comrades. I love it. She is going to keep them from getting anything meaningful done. She really is a gift to Republicans! You may change your mind on this statement in the coming months and years. In my opinion sh...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did NW cut DTW-SEL?
Replies: 21
Views: 2374

Re: Why did NW cut DTW-SEL?

dtwpilot225 wrote:
Makes no sense at all, spirit should open a hub at ptk cause it’s north of dtw and it’s on m59 so it would be sweet


Does anyone know why NW never flew DET-GMP?

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Mystery Posts ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1366

Re: Mystery Posts ?

I suppose if you’re not paid it’s more a reactive deal.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

The use of the term lynching like 'modern day lynching' is offensive to the real horror that lynching was and especially as to its too common use upon 1000's of Black Americans during enslavement and existence into the late 20th Century. Yes, we are seeing a possible rush to judgment as to Lt. Gov....

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Mystery Posts ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1366

Re: Mystery Posts ?

Who on earth would volunteer to be a moderator?!

I hope you guys get some sort of financial benefit.

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Amazon Cancels New York City HQ2
Replies: 108
Views: 5844

Re: Amazon reconsiders LIC

Quite honestly the idea of NY State and Northern Virginia subsidizing Amazon is ridiculous and should be against the law on interstate commerce clause grounds. I really hope the Democrats will make this part of their platform. How are states like West Virginia supposed to recover and build new indus...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interesting Trend in Food at Sports Events
Replies: 16
Views: 1098

Re: Interesting Trend in Food at Sports Events

$5 for a beer and $2 for a hot dog sounds like the ideal price point for me. As cas alluded to I doubt the revenues collected are appreciably different. I also doubt the concessionaires make much money (margin wise) regardless. I think it must be pretty difficult to staff and provision a 40,000 seat...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2057
Views: 359448

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

DEN hub rebanking changes start rolling out on Feb 14th. Here is image of pre/post rebank hub waves. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dy0PQ9BVAAAG96p.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dy0PQ9BVAAAG96p.jpg That noon bank has no shoulders, is that a more regional oriented (+/- 750 mi) bank? Very crazy to see...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2057
Views: 359448

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Both LAX and IAH to SYD will get trim for Northern Summer season eff March 29 till end of Oct. LAX-SYD becomes 3x weekly, and IAH-SYD 4x weekly. Ultimately frees up two frames do to something else with in the summer. I wonder what else they've got planned with these two frames... Kind of a dumb que...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 270
Views: 26196

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

What would deliver much better economics would be mainline crews flying large RJs. The gain of 20 economy seats will easily make up for the added cost of mainline pay scales. But of course the airlines would never let that cat out of the bag. This proposal has a sky-high CASM with an inferior PRASM...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do
Replies: 313
Views: 16153

Re: Looks like the Governor of Virginia has a lot of explaining to do

The use of the term lynching like 'modern day lynching' is offensive to the real horror that lynching was and especially as to its too common use upon 1000's of Black Americans during enslavement and existence into the late 20th Century. Yes, we are seeing a possible rush to judgment as to Lt. Gov....

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did NW cut DTW-SEL?
Replies: 21
Views: 2374

Re: Why did NW cut DTW-SEL?

Southwest could open a hub in FNT because FNT does not have a hub and is in close proximity to Detroit. Also DTW is on the southern end of Detroit so FNT could be a hub for the people who live in the north. People who live in the north of Detroit fly. And sometimes they go to Chicago. And sometimes...

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by jetero
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did NW cut DTW-SEL?
Replies: 21
Views: 2374

Re: Why did NW cut DTW-SEL?

Southwest could open a hub in FNT because FNT does not have a hub and is in close proximity to Detroit. Also DTW is on the southern end of Detroit so FNT could be a hub for the people who live in the north. People who live in the north of Detroit fly. And sometimes they go to Chicago. And sometimes ...

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