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by MetsNomad
Wed May 29, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads
Replies: 59
Views: 3884

Re: Best Airline Ads

Are you talking about currently, or of all time? My all-time favorite is an old LAN Chile ad from the early 90s that had the children of Chile inviting people to their country. They show you all of Chile (including Easter Island) in sixty seconds. It's been my inspiration for visiting Chile one day....

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by MetsNomad
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do airlines discriminate based on routes?
Replies: 54
Views: 8872

Re: Do airlines discriminate based on routes?

When reading the topic, I thought the topic author meant if airlines treated passengers a certain way depending on the route. I used to see this a lot at American Airlines when they used to fly their 4-5 daily A300s from JFK to SDQ or SJU. I even heard some AA employees at JFK refer to these flights...

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by MetsNomad
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Enhanced Security for Inbound Flights to USA Starts Thursday
Replies: 28
Views: 8143

Re: Enhanced Security for Inbound Flights to USA Starts Thursday

What is the current process like? I'm not familiar with what the questions of this "interview" fellow A.net members are alluding to here. Well, this was my experience returning home from Brussels in March. The interview took about 1-2 minutes. They really had the perfect guy for the job a...

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by MetsNomad
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LATVIA: A Two Headed Dog, Rapid Detox and a Naked Polar Plunge!
Replies: 12
Views: 4933

Re: LATVIA: A Two Headed Dog, Rapid Detox and a Naked Polar Plunge!

Fantastic trip report! Brought back so many memories of Riga, a city that was a VERY pleasant surprise on my European backpacking run after college.

One question for you: What app is that you're using to check on flights?

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by MetsNomad
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"
Replies: 88
Views: 9729

Re: Next in line with the "hip" airlines trend.. "Swoop"

FlyingJhawk wrote:
[photoid][/photoid]
B747forever wrote:
Haha, it just keeps on getting better Swoop, Scoot, Joon...



Up next, an airline called "Poop"


Well, Kazakhstan has an airline called SCAT.

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by MetsNomad
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Iberia Safety Video
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: New Iberia Safety Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3xcGNNiW-g

I like the version hispanola has posted much better!
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I've seen a different version in which they run through the safety video in Spanish, then dubbed over in English:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3xcGNNiW-g

I like the version hispanola has posted much better!

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by MetsNomad
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil to allow full foreign airline ownership
Replies: 26
Views: 4614

Re: Brazil to allow full foreign airline ownership

Also, in an attempt to boost tourism, the Brazilian government will start issuing e-visas for US, Canada, Australia and Japan citizens. The whole process will be made online allowing visas to be issued in 48 hours. I don't think it would matter how fast I'm able to get a Brazilian visa if I still h...

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by MetsNomad
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever fly on the same plane twice?
Replies: 138
Views: 9817

Re: Ever fly on the same plane twice?

Here's my list: 6Y-JMH Air Jamaica Airbus A321 JFK-MBJ on 2 different occasions, 4 years apart N262AV USA 3000 Airbus A320 EWR-PUJ, then PUJ-EWR 4 days later N754PR Philippine Airlines Boeing 747-400, MNL-HKG, then HKG-MNL 4 days later N535US Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200 JFK-DUB, then DUB-JFK a wee...

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by MetsNomad
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway and Sweden begin to divest shares in SAS
Replies: 16
Views: 3670

Re: Norway and Sweden begin to divest shares in SAS

The article suggests that the eventual goal of Norway and Sweden is to see the airline in private hands, but there is little information about whether this is also the intention of the Danish Government, which did not take part in this round of divestment. Isn't SAS essentially "Air Copenhagen...

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by MetsNomad
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia is planing Jakarta - LAX in 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 7155

Re: Garuda Indonesia is planing Jakarta - LAX in 2017

I believe Garuda is planning to fly CGK-NRT-LAX routing and they are also considering service NYC. I am guessing JFK would be there preferred destination. The reason for NRT is ability to sell seats between NRT and LAX The only way I could see that JFK could work would be for them to codeshare with...

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by MetsNomad
Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuse an old airline name
Replies: 49
Views: 6992

Re: Reuse an old airline name

I read somewhere there are too many debts to be repaid in order to use the name of my country's ancient flag carrier Dominicana de Aviación.

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by MetsNomad
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is behind your username?
Replies: 60
Views: 2914

Re: What is behind your username?

My favorite baseball team (New York Mets) and my love for travel (Nomad).

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by MetsNomad
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thai A380 in J: Bangkok > Paris (my first whalejet)
Replies: 6
Views: 5824

Re: Thai A380 in J: Bangkok > Paris (my first whalejet)

What is that app you're using?

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by MetsNomad
Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up
Replies: 127
Views: 23292

Re: RE: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up

travelin man wrote:
I believe "shut up" is AA's version of "hello".

The reason I haven't flown AA in a looooooong time! :D

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