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by usflt1778
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy Air At SAN
Replies: 4
Views: 2001

Envoy Air At SAN

Who does Envoy handle at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>? I'd assume their own flights (dba American Eagle), but do they handle any other carriers? Are they based only in the Commuter Terminal or do they have staff in Terminal...

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by usflt1778
Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM/NWA Help
Replies: 11
Views: 2829

RE: KLM/NWA Help

The online check-in WILL work for you, maximum 24 hours before departure. Don't worry about that.

Viewing your reservation appears to be a different story, however it's clear your reservation is there since you've seen in on KLM.com.

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by usflt1778
Mon Jun 11, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM/NWA Help
Replies: 11
Views: 2829

RE: KLM/NWA Help

The ticket number, even if issued by <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>, will work on <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s web check-in. However, it won't work until 24 hours before scheduled departure. Out of curiousity, does your ticket number start 012 or 0...

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by usflt1778
Sat Apr 28, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sabre Course Help
Replies: 12
Views: 4510

RE: Sabre Course Help

IATA offers training courses and certification, although the only Sabre-specific I could find was a tariff and faring course. Otherwise, the <a href="http://www.nitgroup.com/tourism.html" target="_blank">National Institute of Technology</a> in New York offers a Foundation Diploma in Travel and Touri...

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by usflt1778
Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Someone Care To Explain The Paintjob On This Plane
Replies: 12
Views: 10898

RE: Someone Care To Explain The Paintjob On This Plane

I have some old passenger service training materials from USAir dated 1991 and there is a mainline and express fleet guide at the back. The Twin Otter is included. Doesn't mention who operated it or on what routes, however.

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by usflt1778
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Have Centralized Load Control Centre
Replies: 1
Views: 5602

RE: SQ To Have Centralized Load Control Centre

Even with centralized loading there is still a lot of work done at the local level: verification of final positioning of ULDs, special load info for bulk compartment, ULD volumes/weights, final fuel, fuel density, runway in use, etc. The local ops agent is able to update the information and, once it...

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by usflt1778
Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Service From Wilmington DE
Replies: 5
Views: 2922

RE: Delta Service From Wilmington DE

I have taken the flight a couple of times as a non-rev. Plenty of seats both times, including one evening where half the flights to <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> were cancelled due to weather and ATC - I figured it would fill up with peo...

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by usflt1778
Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Luggage Surcharges
Replies: 1
Views: 1307

RE: Luggage Surcharges

The 23kg limit applies only to weight concept flights, which is basically everywhere in the world EXCEPT to/from USA, Canada, Mexico, Carribbean, Brazil and Nigeria (all noted under the new allowance details on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s site). So, out of the USA you can still c...

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by usflt1778
Wed Jan 03, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Former CDG Flights Schedule
Replies: 25
Views: 4991

RE: US Air Former CDG Flights Schedule

The second <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> flight operated for a summer or two, as flight US48/49. Not sure of the timing, though (generally, one was ap...

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by usflt1778
Sat Dec 02, 2006 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are Foreign Airlines Handled In USA Airports?
Replies: 21
Views: 7213

RE: How Are Foreign Airlines Handled In USA Airports?

Use of third party agents gives the company more flexibility and lower costs. Each location is unique...for example at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> Servisair does the handling for both <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> a...

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by usflt1778
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Booking The Upper Deck On Air France 747
Replies: 26
Views: 17632

RE: Booking The Upper Deck On Air France 747

As mention, the upper deck seats are not available in advance unless you are a premium card holder. However, when the flight passes to airport control at 30 hours prior to departure the open up for everyone. Big tip: use the online check-in (pre-check, really...since you still have to go to the chec...

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by usflt1778
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cute At US Airports
Replies: 17
Views: 5697

RE: Cute At US Airports

In principle CUTE is a good idea. However... Many airlines have made major investments in their own <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym> infrastructure. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, for example, has a lot of proprietary techno...

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by usflt1778
Thu Oct 26, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: París Charles De Gaulle To Orly
Replies: 15
Views: 3830

RE: Question: París Charles De Gaulle To Orly

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by usflt1778
Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Does Air Ambulance Work?
Replies: 8
Views: 9706

RE: How Does Air Ambulance Work?

I used to work for a medical assistance company that coordinated both commercial and private aircraft medical flights. Commercial transport was feasible if there was plenty of time to coordinate the trip; usually it was for repatriating patients back home after an injury or with those with a serious...

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by usflt1778
Wed Oct 04, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF's Website Is A Joke
Replies: 20
Views: 4307

RE: AF's Website Is A Joke

Try to access the page you need via the USA version of the website; it seems to work for me:

www.airfrance.us => Flying Blue => Earning Miles => Blue box on right side of page

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by usflt1778
Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maxjet Airways To LAS Starts 2Nov 06
Replies: 5
Views: 4063

RE: Maxjet Airways To LAS Starts 2Nov 06

The legal operating name was changed from GlobeGround to Penauille Servisair in the USA effective 01 September 2006.

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by usflt1778
Tue Jul 18, 2006 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Policies
Replies: 8
Views: 1811

RE: AF Policies

Generally, no. You must travel on the flight on which you are ticketed.

However, it is worth asking to change as often the flights are full and they are looking for volunteers to change to another flight. But do not be surprised if your request is refused.

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by usflt1778
Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest FA Training Classes
Replies: 10
Views: 2360

RE: Shortest FA Training Classes

If I recall correctly, Tower Air had a 2-week training class for their f/a's.

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by usflt1778
Sun Jun 11, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 340 Landing At BWI
Replies: 5
Views: 3933

RE: Lufthansa 340 Landing At BWI

LH426 diverted to <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. Second diversion for <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> ...

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by usflt1778
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Flt. 8 June 1 Emergency In PHL?
Replies: 17
Views: 7919

RE: Air France Flt. 8 June 1 Emergency In PHL?

AF008 diverted for fuel, due to an anticipated long hold for arrival into <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. Aircraft was 777-300 F-GSQI with 308 onboard (only 2 empty seats). Landed 2139, arrived 2145. Departed 2311 and t...

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by usflt1778
Thu May 25, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are US Using The 767 To GLA?
Replies: 28
Views: 8698

RE: Why Are US Using The 767 To GLA?

MXP and <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym> services start on 04JUN & 05JUN, with 2 767s deployed on those routes. There has been a 'new' 757 ETOPS (N643UW) parked at the hanger in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL<...

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by usflt1778
Sat May 06, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Carrier In PHL?
Replies: 57
Views: 5373

RE: New Carrier In PHL?

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by usflt1778
Sat May 06, 2006 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Carrier In PHL?
Replies: 57
Views: 5373

RE: New Carrier In PHL?

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by usflt1778
Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo In PHL?
Replies: 3
Views: 3854

RE: Lufthansa Cargo In PHL?

Can't say for sure, but my guess is that this was a flight to bring in an engine for the grounded A340 that returned to PHL after departing on Friday night (17 March). When I arrived at work on Monday morning (19th) the grounded aircraft was parked on the deicing pad; when I left Monday night at 9pm...

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by usflt1778
Wed Nov 30, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Boeing 767-300
Replies: 21
Views: 5952

RE: AF Boeing 767-300

Alain Mengus' article has everything you need to know about AF and the 767: <a href="http://airtransportbiz.free.fr/AF/AF767.html" target=_blank>http://airtransportbiz.free.fr/AF/AF767.html</a> As already mentioned, the last commercial AF 767 flight was operated as AF379 on 01 June 2003 from PHL to ...

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by usflt1778
Sat Nov 26, 2005 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...
Replies: 40
Views: 5072

RE: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...

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by usflt1778
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...
Replies: 40
Views: 5072

RE: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...

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by usflt1778
Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...
Replies: 40
Views: 5072

RE: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...

The Crown Room is expected to move into one of the current <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> lounge spaces on the lower level of A-East. <acronym title="Midwest Express (USA)">YX</acronym> has their own check-in staff but uses DGS for ramp handling. I don't know whether they are moving w...

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by usflt1778
Wed Nov 16, 2005 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...
Replies: 40
Views: 5072

RE: PHL The Great Terminal Shuffle...

AF, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> are moving to A-West during first quarter of 2006. <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> will have their own counter. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is moving to A-East aft...

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by usflt1778
Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA PHL Loads Of Changes Coming
Replies: 96
Views: 9163

RE: UA PHL Loads Of Changes Coming

All of the tenants (airlines) have been in talks with the Division of Aviation for several months now as part of the renegotiation of their use and lease agreements at the airport. These agreements, which have been in place for quite a while (10+ years), will determine who goes where for the next de...

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by usflt1778
Sat Sep 03, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overbooked Flight On IB: What To Do?
Replies: 18
Views: 5544

RE: Overbooked Flight On IB: What To Do?

To avoid being denied travel on the flight, simply check-in early. If they are unable to find enough passengers willing to give up their seats voluntarily, they will normally just deny boarding (bump) the passengers that show up after the flight has checked in full. Denied boarding compensation shou...

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by usflt1778
Wed Aug 31, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transit Visas For Indian Nationals In EU?
Replies: 9
Views: 5195

RE: Transit Visas For Indian Nationals In EU?

The IATA TIM (Travel Information Manual) is the official source used by most airlines. Accessed thru each res system in its TIMATIC format, the most up to date info for every possible combination of nationality/origin/destination/connection point can be found. Delta Airlines has a <a href="http://ww...

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by usflt1778
Sat Aug 27, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Fin Numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 1772

RE: Air France Fin Numbers

You can get all of them on the jetphotos census page: http://www.jetphotos.net/census/

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by usflt1778
Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do They Estimate Your Weight On Check-in
Replies: 19
Views: 6080

RE: Do They Estimate Your Weight On Check-in

Many companies have a default estimate per passenger including their hand luggage (e.g., 84kg) Some will differentiate between men, women, and children and apply a set weight for each (e.g., 88kg/72kg/44kg respectively). Only once have I seen an actual "weigh in" before a flight; it was a small 6-se...

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by usflt1778
Wed Aug 17, 2005 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Schedule Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2469

RE: AF Schedule Question

From a load factor standpoint, the flight has been doing very well during this first summer season. <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> has done a good job of adjusting capacity on USA routes along with demand the past few years. <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - ...

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by usflt1778
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Anybody Know The Reg Of An AF Plane?
Replies: 8
Views: 4653

RE: Does Anybody Know The Reg Of An AF Plane?

AF028/15JUL operated by F-GSPC

AF2101/15JUL operated by F-GFKQ

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by usflt1778
Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui Started JFK Service Today?
Replies: 9
Views: 4411

Air Tahiti Nui Started JFK Service Today?

They had a non-rev offer of $499 r/t positive space (air only, plus taxes), or airfare plus 7 nights hotel for $999. Dates were very specific (only 1 or 2 possible dates in each direction).

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by usflt1778
Mon Jun 20, 2005 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabian Airlines In PHL, 6/17
Replies: 12
Views: 5025

RE: Saudi Arabian Airlines In PHL, 6/17

I heard some coworkers on Friday talking about its pending arrival...apparently a dignatary or royal family visit. Someone said "it will have 28 crew and 17 pax." Don't know who, why, or for how long.

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by usflt1778
Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Sending A340-300's To PHL This Summer?
Replies: 5
Views: 4606

RE: AF Sending A340-300's To PHL This Summer?

F-GLZO operating AF366/365 tomorrow (new configuration but old seats). Last visitor a few weeks ago was a dirty F-GLZR (P/J/Y config, with P de-commercialised for the <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> route). Also the A330 (F-GZCO) that has ...

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by usflt1778
Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Sending A340-300's To PHL This Summer?
Replies: 5
Views: 4606

RE: AF Sending A340-300's To PHL This Summer?

A340 is used only as a sub when the A330 is unavailable, with the exception of its last visit a couple of weeks ago. That was caused by a large group (45 pax) who misconnected at <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> due to a late inbound flight from ...

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by usflt1778
Mon Jun 06, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A330 At PHL
Replies: 13
Views: 5202

RE: Air France A330 At PHL

F-GZCO sustained damage after arrival on Thursday 02 June. Subsequently AF365/02JUN was cancelled. Expect the aircraft to remain a few more days before returning to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> (7 or 8 June). Otherwise AF366/365 operating as ...

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by usflt1778
Fri May 27, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pounding Ice
Replies: 7
Views: 1400

RE: Pounding Ice

I believe the ice was at one time in cube form, however numerous loadings/unloadings from cold temperatures cause it to partially melt/refreeze so many times that it ends up a big block by the time it finally arrives at the aircraft.

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by usflt1778
Sun May 22, 2005 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Int'l Economy: Reserved Seats For Elite PAX?
Replies: 3
Views: 2539

RE: AF Int'l Economy: Reserved Seats For Elite PAX?

Those first rows can only be reserved *in advance* by elite members or full fare ticket holders. On day of departure anyone can be assigned one of those seats.

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by usflt1778
Thu May 19, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL Transportation
Replies: 20
Views: 1574

RE: PHL Transportation

Trenton to Philadelphia 30th Street is $7 one way. Buy the combined ticket (NJT+Septa) at NY Penn Station as you won't have time to do it at Trenton. Also, if the NJT train is late, Septa will not wait and you'll have to take the next departure at 8am. At 30th Street you'll have to quickly purchase ...

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by usflt1778
Thu May 19, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL Transportation
Replies: 20
Views: 1574

RE: PHL Transportation

USAir330's directions were exact. If you take Greyhound/Peter Pan, the bus station is basically across the street from the Market East Rail Station in the Gallery mall, where you catch the Airport R1 train. No, the area isn't great (never been to a bus station that <acronym title="Island Airlines (U...

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by usflt1778
Thu May 05, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Out Of LTN
Replies: 17
Views: 3308

RE: Flying Out Of LTN

I flew <acronym title="London - Luton (LTN / EGGW), United Kingdom">LTN</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> on EasyJet a few years ago. The bus ride (Green Line 757 coach) took over 90 minutes from London to <acronym title="London - Luton (LTN / EG...

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by usflt1778
Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific All Asia Pass
Replies: 8
Views: 5017

RE: Cathay Pacific All Asia Pass

I did the All Asia Pass in 1999 for $899. I had no problems getting any of the flights I wanted and even made some changes after I started the trip; again, no problems getting space on any of the flights. I left from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), U...

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by usflt1778
Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyTanking
Replies: 2
Views: 3752

RE: SkyTanking

Skytanking has been operating at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> since last year, for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>. They have been progressively taking over ASIGs ...

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by usflt1778
Wed Apr 13, 2005 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France 747s
Replies: 30
Views: 4615

RE: Air France 747s

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by usflt1778
Wed Apr 13, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF New Business Class Rollout?
Replies: 12
Views: 4623

RE: AF New Business Class Rollout?

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