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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 7894

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

jetwet1 wrote:
I am, at this moment sitting in a room waiting for my Dr, his assistant just informed me that she doesn't care about masks because she "is so over it"..... The Dr and I are about to have a very interesting conversation.

What’s the interesting conversation going to be about?

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by tomaheath
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG
Replies: 39
Views: 9659

Re: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG

Glade everyone is ok and the airframe seems ok as well. Hopefully this queen will be back in the air in no time.

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by tomaheath
Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

LotsaRunway wrote:
F9 2758 a Neo320 from MIA diverted from PVD to MHT this evening. Why there? The weather looked fine at nearby BDL and BOS and they have operations there, not MHT.

It came here so I could stop by and see it.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

asteriskceo wrote:
WN is awful. Get assigned seating and then we can have a discussion. The entire process is stressful.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

I personally love Southwests boarding process definitely don’t find it stressful maybe the first time.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 7894

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

Sounds like my type of doctor with all the Trump decorations! Kidding aside my father’s doctor said the same thing about getting a vaccine and that they had no plans on getting it.

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by tomaheath
Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wants To Attract Business Travelers
Replies: 305
Views: 28216

Re: WN Wants To Attract Business Travelers

WN can "want" to attract business customers. IMO, they catering to a small portion of the business clientele. A majority of the serious business travelers are going to care about all the amenities like lounges, premium cabin, upgrades, etc. The fact they push SWABIZ so hard is laughable. ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/29/southwest-urges-employees-to-take-extra-shifts-over-july-4-to-avoid-flight-disruptions.html Double time pay. Outside looking in talking with several different friends in several different departments. Most everyone is at the breaking point across the board. WN system...

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

All things considered - until the past 2-3 months, GK has been a great CEO. Nothing about the success (in terms of profitability) of WN changed until COVID. That said - I do agree - the next 5 years are going to be crucial for WN to determine their identity. There’s a definite identity crisis going...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing MAX-10 First Flight Thread
Replies: 227
Views: 42455

Re: Boeing MAX-10 First Flight Thread

But now it's time to get back on the saddle, and tell the world " Hey guys, we made the biggest 737 ever, and it's beautiful. It's something to be excited about! ". Meh, "the world" might be just as happy to not have this one ever end up as another smoking hole in the ground.......

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHT announce new carrier 16 June
Replies: 64
Views: 9642

Re: MHT announce new carrier 16 June

NYPECO wrote:
What's all the discussion about Delta returning to MHT? Last year it was said they would not be retuning. Has there been any indication to the contrary?

No indication besides the fact that air travel is making a faster than expected return.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHT announce new carrier 16 June
Replies: 64
Views: 9642

Re: MHT announce new carrier 16 June

EFA2014 wrote:
Do we know for sure that it is a new carrier? Just says exciting news....last time they did that it was United returning service to Dulles

The governor didn’t show up for the return of United.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

MHT is expected to announce WN to MDW in the coming days... started back yesterday. Does anyone have any news or rumors on new routes here? lets hope that anything connecting Westbound through MDW is not $250.00 more than BOS as it has been. I was looking at flights to Salt Lake City for this fall ...

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by tomaheath
Sun May 23, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 41568

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

ghYHZ wrote:
tomaheath wrote:
Flyglobal wrote:
Paint job will eventually be AF1 look alike?

I could see it being a more patriotic livery tho.


With all the wildlife liveries you see.....perhaps 'Trumpy Bear' on the tail?

Not really what I’d want to see. We’ll have to wait and see.

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by tomaheath
Sat May 22, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 41568

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

Looks like the 757 will fly again according to DJT on his website. “ It will soon be brought to a Louisiana service facility for the completion of work, inspection and updating of Rolls-Royce engines, and a brand new paint job.” You have a link for that? Thanks. I usually follow that page but I gue...

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by tomaheath
Sat May 22, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 41568

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

bobd6 wrote:
Looks like the 757 will fly again according to DJT on his website. “ It will soon be brought to a Louisiana service facility for the completion of work, inspection and updating of Rolls-Royce engines, and a brand new paint job.”

You have a link for that?

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by tomaheath
Sat May 22, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 41568

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

Flyglobal wrote:
Paint job will eventually be AF1 look alike?

I could see it being a more patriotic livery tho.

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by tomaheath
Fri May 21, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

av8tiongeek wrote:
I think they should drop the modified service and return to a full service. Rip the bandaid off.

Well put!

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by tomaheath
Thu May 20, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Its cool to see gate 4 being used after being abandoned so many years. Does anybody think United will add any new routes, and if so, what would they be? The gate change thing has me slightly puzzled. They must not be planning on any additional flights because they’re loosing a gate. Why would they ...

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by tomaheath
Thu May 20, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Kudos to the press release author for their creativity in describing the CRJ-200 as “state of the art”. :lol: That is very cute! :roll: I suppose it sounds better than saying it's the least customer friendly regional jet... :crowded: Well, a few of these is better than nothing. Now, on to getting D...

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by tomaheath
Wed May 19, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Cboyle wrote:
The MHT announcement will be UA to IAD. Sorry folks.

Exactly what I said above.

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by tomaheath
Tue May 18, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

MHT has an announcement in the coming weeks: “Hi *****! We hope to be making an announcement in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!” Could be related to the new cargo terminal the new Amazon distribution center is a go. that probably won't be it... cargo wouldn't be good marketing UA also starts in a mon...

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by tomaheath
Mon May 17, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Cboyle wrote:
MHT has an announcement in the coming weeks:
“Hi *****! We hope to be making an announcement in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!”

Could be related to the new cargo terminal the new Amazon distribution center is a go.

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by tomaheath
Thu May 06, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Silver1SWA wrote:
737 MAX 8 at HNL
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Amazing. Thanks for sharing !

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by tomaheath
Sun May 02, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Other than a utopia for golfers, not sure what would lure Mainers to the Myrtle Beach area in the summer. Maybe it's about getting South Carolinians up to Maine though Charleston might be a better draw. PVD and PWM have been getting a lot of love recently! After seeing what happened in Miami first ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

ikolkyo wrote:
Looks like MAX aircraft are now flying under "normal flight numbers". Before today I had noticed MAX aircraft flying revenue flights under 6xxx flight numbers only

I was on flight number 1559 this morning and it’s been scheduled as a MAX for months.

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by tomaheath
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

SCHATC422 wrote:
Feel like this is the PWM and MHT-only forum :roll:

My two favorite airports in New England.

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by tomaheath
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

AC4500 wrote:
OAHU747 wrote:
DEN-RIC was announced and no response from jplatts?

Lol. :lol:

What happened to them? Haven’t noticed a post in a while.

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by tomaheath
Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

MHT may have an air service announcement this week (again) but I’m not sure... what do you think? Where’d you hear that? Are there any other currently suspended routes that could soon have a set resumption date? Similar to that AA resuming DCA-MHT air service announcement from a few weeks ago? From...

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by tomaheath
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2539
Views: 342640

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1458625 Here you go.
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LotsaRunway wrote:
Any idea what happened to the tread on WN new plane orders (Boeing vs Airbus)? There was some news on possible Max7 orders getting close. That still seems discussion worthey.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1458625 Here you go.

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mask Mandate in Texas Lifted
Replies: 145
Views: 6497

Re: Mask Mandate in Texas Lifted

I think this is fantastic. Florida is doing great so can Texas. I live in New Hampshire we have a mask mandate but it’s not enforced Governor said that there would be no “masks police” the second I’m outside my mask comes off. I’ve been told in the northern part of the state that some businesses ha...

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: User's rides
Replies: 83
Views: 4569

Re: User's rides

1969 Buick Wildcat
1983 Chevy K20
1998 Chevy K1500
2006 Chevy K1500

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: User's rides
Replies: 83
Views: 4569

Re: User's rides

1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 with the 4.0 inline six and Selec-trac transfer case. 160,000 miles and it still drives like a dream. The cloth interior looks like it came out of the factory. This is her up on the Grand Mesa in western Colorado. https://i.imgur.com/KELY5yk.jpg I’m not a mopar person b...

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mask Mandate in Texas Lifted
Replies: 145
Views: 6497

Re: Mask Mandate in Texas Lifted

I think this is fantastic. Florida is doing great so can Texas. I live in New Hampshire we have a mask mandate but it’s not enforced Governor said that there would be no “masks police” the second I’m outside my mask comes off. I’ve been told in the northern part of the state that some businesses hav...

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by tomaheath
Sat Feb 27, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

I contacted MHT today and they said that as more passengers come, they are talking to “several” new airlines and their existing carriers (UA, AA, WN) about new routes. I’m sure B6 and F9 are on the list as well as breeze, and maybe SY and NK too. G4 is never coming as they serve PSM 30 minutes east...

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by tomaheath
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

“ As travel hopefully increases in the coming weeks, we hope to be able to announce the return of flights as well. We can't give an exact estimate, unfortunately, but we hope to be able to give one very soon.” -MHT Well I can tell you this I was originally booked to Phoenix through Chicago Midway t...

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by tomaheath
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

I contacted MHT today and they said that as more passengers come, they are talking to “several” new airlines and their existing carriers (UA, AA, WN) about new routes. I’m sure B6 and F9 are on the list as well as breeze, and maybe SY and NK too. G4 is never coming as they serve PSM 30 minutes east...

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by tomaheath
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

I live in Manchester and if I’m paying for the flight I fly out of Manchester the main reason being is to support local businesses.

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by tomaheath
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

For anyone interested. The Alton Bay ice runway is open for the season. Definitely worth the ride up to check it out.

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by tomaheath
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

New cargo terminal coming to Manchester. https://www.flymanchester.com/news/mht-and-aeroterm-to-develop-multitenant-cargo-facility/ Thanks for the post! Exciting news for an airplane nerd like me! MHT surely knows that its struggles on the passenger side won’t end now if they haven’t over the past ...

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by tomaheath
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Speaking of cargo, I have noticed that Wiggins is no longer flying to BTV. It appears that a Legacy Airways Saab is now the UPS feeder. Does anyone know why the change? It looks like Wiggins is still flying other routes from MHT. I can tell you that they’ve parked a few aircraft on the ramp some mi...

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by tomaheath
Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biden administration "actively looking" at negative COVID test mandate for domestic flights
Replies: 58
Views: 4720

Re: Biden administration "actively looking" at negative COVID test mandate for domestic flights

'Given the strong scientific evidence that the risk of COVID-19 transmission onboard an aircraft is very low' presumably they see no reason to test passengers on international flights either. This and this.... if we all say we are being driven by Science then this should not happen. I will just say...

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by tomaheath
Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 645
Views: 77346

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

LotsaRunway wrote:
Those in the area of MHT and want to see a rare visitor, UA is sending a 753 military charter. Should be on the ground between 11 and 1 today.

Thanks!

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by tomaheath
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15537

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

Not even one GOP senator to vote for giving money to their citizens so that gives an indication of where this is going... Good. We need more jobs not free money. That is actually one theory of economics that people want to try, since "trickle down" has failed us at the bottom. People at t...

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by tomaheath
Sat Feb 06, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15537

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

Aesma wrote:
Not even one GOP senator to vote for giving money to their citizens so that gives an indication of where this is going...

Good. We need more jobs not free money.

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by tomaheath
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15537

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

For both tomaheath and afcjets - why do you believe this latest impeachment was a witch hunt? If its because he's already out of office but he did incite insurrection, do you think he should face no punishment for it at all? If you don't think he incited insurrection, do you think he did anything w...

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by tomaheath
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit to lease Norwegian Dreamliners for TATL?
Replies: 33
Views: 3218

Re: Spirit to lease Norwegian Dreamliners for TATL?

Q wrote:
If Spirit gets 787. It would be ugly yellow 787. LOL

Q

Haha. Agree!

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by tomaheath
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15537

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

I am glad Trump is being impeached twice. Just like a double negative they cancel each other out ;) In all seriousness for centuries to come future generations will realize it totally was a witch hunt, with two unsuccessful and absurd impeachments. I am glad you aren't wanting him impeached so he c...

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by tomaheath
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 15537

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

The after-office Impeachment trial of now ex-President Trump for his acts as President is going to fail to convict him, but it will still be a stain on Trump forever in his remaining life and in history. It is necessary to hold this trial to also put the Republicans who supported him on historical ...

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