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by aviationjunky
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 772 at LAS?
Replies: 27
Views: 6635

AA 772 at LAS?

Hey all! I drive by the airport every day and noticed that there was an American 772 sitting at the gate area. I checked the LAS website, as well as flight aware and I can't find any information on the flight. Can anyone tell me if this is permanent? I know they were using 788 on LAS-MIA for a while...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 3139
Views: 544615

Re: United route announcement August 12, 2020

I've found quite a few options, some of which sound plausible. This is what I've been able to find: FLL FLG BEG BOS SCL RSW ORD PIT BOS LGA CMH CLE COS ROC EWR EDI GLA MKE MAA MAD MAN MCO DEN DES I'm sure there are dozens of possible routes with just these routes, not to mention any that I haven't f...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Schedules A380 To Las Vegas - First A380 To LAS?
Replies: 14
Views: 6257

Re: British Airways Schedules A380 To Las Vegas - First A380 To LAS?

Veigar wrote:
are there even facilities for the whale at LAS?


Gate D22 is the only gate equipped with a jet-bridge large enough for the A380.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 Runway excursion Istanbul
Replies: 14
Views: 4214

Re: Pegasus 737 Runway excursion Istanbul

She bounced! Glad everyone is ok.

Could the hard landing have anything to do with the excursion? Maybe an overcorrection caused the plane to slide?

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockerbie
Replies: 18
Views: 5161

Re: Lockerbie

I'm still surprised Hollywood hasn't tried to make money on telling this story.

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by aviationjunky
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Narrowbody Portfolio Development 2020-2030
Replies: 68
Views: 9354

Re: Airbus Narrowbody Portfolio Development 2020-2030

What is the probability of seeing an A322? Would Airbus even be interested in stretching the A321? I could see it replacing the aging 757-300 models. But with the -300 selling less than 60 frames total, I personally don't think Airbus would spend the money on development to sell less than 100 frames...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways expansion today
Replies: 30
Views: 8678

Re: Qatar airways expansion today

I know they are suppose to be the new Dubai or Abu Dhabi, but is their tourist demand that high? Or are they banking on the business travelers?

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways expansion today
Replies: 30
Views: 8678

Re: Qatar airways expansion today

blr380 wrote:
Did they forget about LAS?


Still waiting for it as well..

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by aviationjunky
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to announce 4 NEW destinations Nov.5
Replies: 108
Views: 17805

Re: Sun Country to announce 4 NEW destinations Nov.5

Maybe they'll move into Canada?

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by aviationjunky
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kevin McAllister To Leave Boeing
Replies: 67
Views: 15091

Re: Heads Start To Roll: Kevin McAllister To Leave Boeing

UA444 wrote:
The Wet Bandits are at it again


Beautiful reference :hyper:

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by aviationjunky
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways won't take up their painted A332
Replies: 21
Views: 6421

Re: Bamboo Airways won't take up their painted A332

I'm mainly concerned with the person who approved the lime green door on the seemingly good looking livery..

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by aviationjunky
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where are the Avianca's A318 going?
Replies: 39
Views: 7751

Re: Where are the Avianca's A318 going?

DALMD80 wrote:
8 hours on an A318?

BA1 is a dream come true to most business travelers. I'm sure service to BOS and DCA/IAD/BWI would work great as well.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR
Replies: 95
Views: 15638

Re: Frontier F9 Announces 15 destinations from EWR

Nicknuzzii wrote:
EWR - LAS 6:00-8:24
LAS - EWR 23:57-5:59 +1


A 1 minute turn around.. Southwest is shaking!

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by aviationjunky
Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL angers pax at JFK
Replies: 112
Views: 18047

Re: DL angers pax at JFK

It's gotta be a # of hours threshold I image?? Otherwise a 10pm flight delayed to 1am would count? I believe after 8 hours (don't quote me because it haven't worked in the industry in almost a decade), the airline is legally obligated to begin the process of refunds, rescheduling, and/or rerouting ...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL
Replies: 195
Views: 73982

Re: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

Does any have a video of the incident? It'd be interesting to see exactly how it landed to cause damage like that.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 540
Views: 126912

Re: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

I'm sure they are cashing in on Boeing's troubles, along with the next generation 777 delays they are expecting. Airbus is playing a game of chess, and winning at the moment.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?
Replies: 48
Views: 7608

Re: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?

It also looks like Pan Am service Vienna in the late 80', according to this: http://www.departedflights.com/PA040388international.html

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by aviationjunky
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?
Replies: 48
Views: 7608

Re: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?

Delta started flying to VIE back 5/21/07, according to the route announcement on their website. The last flight took place on 10/5/08. So it lasted almost a year and a half. I'm sure the US economy crash played a major part in them terminating the route. It's surprising that they haven't restarted i...

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by aviationjunky
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 23921

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

Why wouldn't they abort take-off if they didn't see the aircraft lifting when it was suppose to??

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by aviationjunky
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 10742

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

What would be the need of an airport this size in Poland?

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 15097

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

Wasn't Norwegian complaining about load factors out of LAS from the start? Then they used the excessive heat as an excuse to make their first round of cuts. It's not a surprise. BA and VS have increased frequency to LHR daily, and I noticed VS is offering a random second daily flight on 7/14 with a ...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 11369

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

YIMBY wrote:

Who is/was Colonel Sanders?


The founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)

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by aviationjunky
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 11369

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

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2019/06/07/louisvilles-muhammad-ali-international-airport-unveils-logo/1378182001/ They revealed the new logo of the airport. According to the logo, the official name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Seems a little redundant to rename an a...

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by aviationjunky
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 9404

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

At least they get to change it out in a nice place. Not like northern canada in the winter. If by "nice place" you mean 120F/49C+ temperature at ground level, due to heat radiating back off the apron's concrete..... sure. It's unseasonably cool in Vegas right now, only 85F. So right now i...

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by aviationjunky
Mon May 06, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines new livery
Replies: 31
Views: 6202

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines new livery

How is no one talking about the font!? It looks like someone used MS Paint..

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by aviationjunky
Mon May 06, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways "Prepped and ready to land soon from Doha to a new gateway."
Replies: 31
Views: 7621

Re: Qatar Airways "Prepped and ready to land soon from Doha to a new gateway."

Fingers crossed for that LAS official start date! *sarcasm*

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by aviationjunky
Fri May 03, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9
Replies: 100
Views: 26922

Re: Korean start up Air Premia selects 787-9

To be honest, they look more comfortable than most airline seats around right now.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When exactly did AA stop MD-80 service to LAS?
Replies: 11
Views: 1287

Re: When exactly did AA stop MD-80 service to LAS?

The one with the KLM 744 in the foreground is from 1/7/19. It was here as a charter for CES.

Image

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by aviationjunky
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 22509

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

Have they announced what routes they're using their first one on?

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by aviationjunky
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Adds FRA-LAS
Replies: 32
Views: 5136

Re: Eurowings Adds FRA-LAS

What is odd to me is how many EU carriers try their hand at a LAS route, while KE has been the only Asian carrier for 2 decades! (despite the tourism and large Asian population here) HU has service to PEK as well. And I thought I read somewhere that AA applied for NRT service, but I haven't heard a...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS new destination
Replies: 42
Views: 7720

Re: VS new destination

SeanM1997 wrote:
Throughout 2019, Virgin have now announced and launched new route to:

London Heathrow - Las Vegas (Starts 31 March 2019)


To be fair, they already serve London Gatwick - Las Vegas (Terminates 30 March 2019), so I don't think that really counts as a new route.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 384820

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

UA's Battleship livery and their Blue Tulip were always my favorite. I would have to JetKIWI. I'm sure they've already started laying the ground work to rebrand the airline with slight modification. Although, I personally think the globe looks a little flat.. *gasps* COULD UA BE PART OF THE "FL...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways announces 7 new destinations
Replies: 57
Views: 14272

Re: Qatar Airways announces 7 new destinations

Still waiting on that LAS launch.

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by aviationjunky
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 149285

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

I would say B6 is moving into Europe. That has to be the big announcement, especially since they are taking so long to make the announcement. Side note, isn't B6 the reason BF had to take "Blue" out of their name? I highly doubt B6 didn't already know they would be in parts of Europe that ...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14869

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

https://thepointsguy.com/news/jetblue-all-you-can-jet-2019/

Seems a bit extreme for a contest, but ok.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9895

Re: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

I honestly don't think seats could get much more uncomfortable in economy.. I doubt these seats would be much different, but at least they give the option for heating/cooling and massaging.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9895

Re: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

JamesCousins wrote:
Do you have any photos of the new Jet2 seats?


https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenbrandist/14781374831

I think these are the ones that are being referred to.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9895

Re: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

- Seats are designed so we can decrease pitch while keeping legroom constant. Spotted a wee typo there. Incorrect, as far as I've found from the article I posted. These premium economy seats include 38 inches of legroom, foot rests and adjustable headrests. Copy and pasted directly from the article.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype
Replies: 67
Views: 9895

Airbus New Economy Seat Prototype

https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_602,c_fill,g_auto,h_339,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F190225141201-move-5.jpg https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_602,c_fill,g_auto,h_339,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F190225141241-move-7.j...

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by aviationjunky
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow at LAS?
Replies: 14
Views: 5511

Re: Snow at LAS?

I work directly under the flight path, and there were no flights taking off until around 930 this morning. It was completely silent. Now, there are flights every 45-60 second like normal.

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by aviationjunky
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived airline livery.
Replies: 90
Views: 12993

Re: Shortest lived airline livery.

PIA's 'Markhor' livery only made it on to one A320 in May 2018, before the livery was removed (by order of the Supreme Court of Pakistan) in July of the same year. 5238019 A 777 was prepped ready for the new livery, but never received it. 5244971,5362671 So the new livery was banned and gone? Why? ...

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by aviationjunky
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge/Jetz Rebranding
Replies: 5
Views: 1193

Air Canada Rouge/Jetz Rebranding

I did a quick search, and couldn't find anything on the topic. With AC quickly repainting most of their aircraft with the new livery, as well as ACExpress, do we expect them to rebrand the Rouge and Jetz names as well? I tried looking in to it, but I couldn't find anything.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL AL...MCO official announcement
Replies: 84
Views: 10727

Re: EL AL...MCO official announcement

At this point, it seems like they are pulling an F9 and kind of just throwing a dart at a US map to pick new destinations. First LAS, which still doesn't make much sense to me, now MCO. Disney is a great vacation spot, but Disney Paris is much closer. Even Disney Tokyo is closer. I don't think Disne...

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by aviationjunky
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!
Replies: 456
Views: 50564

Re: Updated: WN 8725 KOAK - PHNL She's on her way!

I find it strange that people think WN will fail in Hawaii. Since there really isn't a leisure company that flies to the islands, I think they will have tremendous success, especially since they are flying to HNL, OGG, KOA, and LIH. Not only will they be a huge success for people traveling to Hawaii...

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by aviationjunky
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Airlines at LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 2845

Re: Allegiant Airlines at LAX

When I worked for them a couple years back, we had a company document that us supervisors were able to access that showed us current, old, and possible new destinations. Every so often we would get an email with an update to the destination schedules.. More than once, they did have Los Angeles (LAX)...

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by aviationjunky
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 All Business Seating?
Replies: 32
Views: 7837

Re: A220 All Business Seating?

https://luxairways.com/about


$4750 r/t LA-NYC!? Jesus! That is lunacy! I'd rather fly Delta One for $1800 r/t and call it a day.
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wrongwayup wrote:
Also being proposed by these guys: https://luxairways.com/about


$4750 r/t LA-NYC!? Jesus! That is lunacy! I'd rather fly Delta One for $1800 r/t and call it a day.

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by aviationjunky
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design
Replies: 140
Views: 28111

Re: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design

So I'm assuming we can expect the 797 to be an over-wing aircraft with this new wing design?

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by aviationjunky
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline job interview
Replies: 15
Views: 2557

Re: Airline job interview

I was personally at an interview once where the head boss took us to lunch, and anyone that salted their fries before tasting them were excused.

I've never heard of humiliation as part of an interview, but then again, it really all depends on the company.

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by aviationjunky
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Departures in the middle of the night
Replies: 88
Views: 14607

Re: Departures in the middle of the night

There is quite a bit of traffic at LAS between 11pm-2am. DL, AA, and UA utilize this time for many west coast-east coast operations to ensure an early flight out their east coast hubs.

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by aviationjunky
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 10825

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

In addition, Las Vegas isn't JUST gambling. Plus there is gambling in a massive number of US cities other than Las Vegas; why is Vegas "worse" in terms of "purity" than, say, Detroit (which has 3 casinos) or anywhere in Illinois (which also has casinos, albeit riverboats if I re...

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