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by XRadar98
Sat Dec 04, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 160
Views: 27152

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

No 787s can land here I just think he means those are to big I skipped quite a few posts, maybe that’s my mistake and I missed something, but I thought they were talking about using 757’s No they are you asked if that couldn’t land at those airports ? No, I asked if the 737 was the only plane for t...

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by XRadar98
Sat Dec 04, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 160
Views: 27152

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

yeah I don't think either of those are on the table unless they get 737-700's Is the 737-700 the only aircraft that can land/take-off from those airports? No 787s can land here I just think he means those are to big I skipped quite a few posts, maybe that’s my mistake and I missed something, but I ...

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by XRadar98
Sat Dec 04, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 160
Views: 27152

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

Cardude2 wrote:
Wneast wrote:
Cardude2 wrote:

where does it state that in the article?

It doesn’t oh sorry I meant I want them my bad but still unlikely


yeah I don't think either of those are on the table unless they get 737-700's


Is the 737-700 the only aircraft that can land/take-off from those airports?

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by XRadar98
Sat Oct 02, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin (Texas) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 505
Views: 78694

Re: Austin (Texas) Aviation Thread - 2021

I would imagine the poster you quoted was referring to population, though it's also incorrect that SAT is the largest city in that sense. Houston has ~800,000 more people than San Antonio. Of course, metro area is what we should really look at for airport service, in which case San Antonio drops to...

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by XRadar98
Fri Oct 01, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin (Texas) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 505
Views: 78694

Re: Austin (Texas) Aviation Thread - 2021

Not to nitpick but SAT is actually 2nd largest at 505 square miles, while Houston is tops at 669 square miles. Austin is a lowly #6 at 272 square miles. What I found interesting is that CRP is number 3! Dallas and then Ft Worth follow, before Austin at #6 and El Paso at #7. I would imagine the post...

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by XRadar98
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Trans-Atlantic Competition
Replies: 20
Views: 3730

Re: Austrian Trans-Atlantic Competition

DL flew ATL-VIE briefly in the late 2000s. That was back in the "Delta dartboard" days when the airline still flew fairly extensively to Eastern Europe (PRG, BUD, ATH, OTP, KBP, SVO). ATH / Greece is not in Eastern Europe. So, I am learning here. Greece is not Eastern Europe, is it Southe...

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by XRadar98
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 763
Views: 114399

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

I sometimes get lost in posts trying to read them. Is there a there, they’re, their police?

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by XRadar98
Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of the A319NEO in Airbus portfolio
Replies: 154
Views: 20778

Re: Future of the A319NEO in Airbus portfolio

On a side note, as a purely personal opinion (and preference), while the A220 has amazing looks and indeed looks sexy as hell, I still prefer flying on an A319, with its big, fat fuselage, than on an A220, which honestly I don't find particularly comfortable... aside from the big oval windows, I to...

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by XRadar98
Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines LAX-MEX Red-Eye Service History
Replies: 36
Views: 8192

Re: Western Airlines LAX-MEX Red-Eye Service History

I was only 10 at the time, but my dad was a first officer then for WA. His regular flights then were LAX-HNL. Take my now 50+ year old memory of 10 year old me. I remember hearing him shortly after this crash making a comment of “Wow, I was supposed to be on that flight”. I remember something simil...

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 26, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines LAX-MEX Red-Eye Service History
Replies: 36
Views: 8192

Re: Western Airlines LAX-MEX Red-Eye Service History

I was only 10 at the time, but my dad was a first officer then for WA. His regular flights then were LAX-HNL. Take my now 50+ year old memory of 10 year old me. I remember hearing him shortly after this crash making a comment of “Wow, I was supposed to be on that flight”. I also heard him say someth...

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by XRadar98
Wed Aug 25, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 154
Views: 25991

Re: Hawaiian Aviation Thread - 2021

As another poster pointed out, you left out LGB which could probably go to 2x. SEA won't happen. PDX is a maybe. I think LAX and OAK potentially could be 6x each. I'd expect BUR 2x. Good lord. 12x daily flights from OAK and LAX on just WN? Here’s a question that might not be too popular but how can...

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by XRadar98
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL
Replies: 202
Views: 26618

Re: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL

seat1a wrote:
With HNL-AUS service, will this pull passengers from the surrounding area that would otherwise use UA or AA through IAH/DFW?


I am down at SAT, and I will absolutely take the AUS non-stop. For me, a no brainer.

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by XRadar98
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL
Replies: 9
Views: 4949

Re: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL

zeke wrote:
KLMatSJC wrote:
Sounds like a compressor stall


What did it sound like, a series of pops ?


I see what you did there. :rotfl:

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by XRadar98
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2317
Views: 316524

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

How are the airlines and bookings doing?

Trying to put this back on track. Then, I can get from here to there, rather than read another then used wrong in a rambling post.

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by XRadar98
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ANC-HNL non-stop? (c 1984)
Replies: 34
Views: 4766

Re: United ANC-HNL non-stop? (c 1984)

I spent some six months on and off in Anchorage over the years and the AS HNL flights were well advertised locally. And I think at the beginning of service the "Chester" figure on the tail wore a Hawaiian lei on some of their aircraft, though that may have been for Hawaii service from low...

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 19171

Re: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread

Those horseshoe shaped terminal apron areas look like an operational nightmare. Yeah, there are a lot of arguments saying that the lotus-inspired design of the terminals are not optimal for operation: https://media.laodong.vn/Storage/NewsPortal/2020/5/25/807690/B3-H1.jpg?w=888&h=592&crop=au...

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 years since the first activation of CRAF.
Replies: 14
Views: 3542

Re: 30 years since the first activation of CRAF.

Hopefully, someone here has good info on the aircraft that were utilized. I would like to see what we’re used. I myself rode a C-130 for what seemed like a month to get there for the Storm.

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 19171

Re: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread

I love designs of airports and how they grow. Thank you for starting this thread. I didn’t even know of plans. It will be fun for me to see the progress. Keep the updates coming.

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
Replies: 95
Views: 14709

Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

Here's a question that I have always wondered: Do controllers have their own microphone/headsets, or do they use communal ones? We all have our own, issued by the FAA. Curious to know what brand. Do you get to choose the set? Bose? David Clark? No choice, and every facility I’ve been it’s Plantroni...

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
Replies: 95
Views: 14709

Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

    FLALEFTY wrote:
    Here's a question that I have always wondered: Do controllers have their own microphone/headsets, or do they use communal ones?


    We all have our own, issued by the FAA.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:37 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
    Replies: 95
    Views: 14709

    Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

    Pretty sure the real reason for niner isbecause nine sounds too much like five. It alleviates confusion. And it is used at my facility 97.73% of the time. Pilots are probably closer to 80%. Funny, to comment like “I’ve been doing this since 1910 and never said or heard niner” That is BS

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:19 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
    Replies: 1019
    Views: 92413

    Re: Alaska restarting LAX to SLC

    Just curious, why is SLC-LAX a route that has so many players? I know before deregulation it was a Western mainstay, with little competition. Then with LAX and SLC being Western hubs, they still dominated it. Delta probably has not let that market dissipate. So I guess, my question would be, is SLC ...

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:53 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
    Replies: 77
    Views: 11157

    Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

    A bit adrift from the original A310-200 question, but to complete the story... Delta ordered the new-build -325s in a deal that was structured in such a way that they could return the planes early (as, it transpired, was the case for the ex PA A310-300s). Airbus saw this a securing the existing A31...

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:42 am
    Forum: Technical/Operations
    Topic: Night Rating Anxiety
    Replies: 18
    Views: 4569

    Re: Night Rating Anxiety

    If you need or want ATC service, be sure to let them know your status. You will always get better service, rather than calling and missing calls because you are busy trying to do your thing. They will be more understanding, knowing you are already uneasy. Just please say something when traffic is is...

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:35 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: A Video for Aviation Enthusiasts
    Replies: 9
    Views: 1961

    Re: A Video for Aviation Enthusiasts

    Wait... there are wildfires? I thought COVID was the only danger. Awesome clip!

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:15 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Odd Final Approach to YYZ
    Replies: 4
    Views: 1439

    Re: Odd Final Approach to YYZ

    Just a very quick look at your link. But my assumption is that with the weather you described, and light traffic the approach controller let them fly straight to the field. Controller assumed they would get field in sight and turn a base where they were comfortable. Then the pilot said we need a dow...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:50 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: The future of LaGuardia
    Replies: 247
    Views: 38038

    Re: The future of Laguardia

    It’s been a long time 6 years plus, but I hope the phrase “game changer” goes away. So over used.

    Meanwhile the LaGuardia (LGA)ideas won’t happen. Yes the G is a capital.

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:05 am
    Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
    Topic: Non photographed airliners?
    Replies: 37
    Views: 6509

    Re: Non photographed airliners?

    I would imagine a 737-200 or 300 from 1985/6. No firm link, or pic (lol)I would suggest a search of their deliveries in that time frame and cross search looking for a pic. I myself have looked for as many -300 pics as I can, and they are rare.

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    by XRadar98
    Tue May 12, 2020 3:16 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
    Replies: 163
    Views: 30497

    Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

    :hissyfit:

    XRadar98 wrote:
    Where is the “holy cow you scared the bejeezus outta me with you giant post emoji?”


    Sorry for double scare post.
    Unable to delete

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    by XRadar98
    Tue May 12, 2020 3:16 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
    Replies: 163
    Views: 30497

    Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

    Where is the “holy cow you scared the bejeezus outta me with you giant post emoji?”
    :hissyfit:

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:13 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
    Replies: 578
    Views: 66923

    Re: TAP launches PDL-YYZ, AGA, CPT, and CUN

    Thanks Alex, I missed the start dates.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:39 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
    Replies: 578
    Views: 66923

    Re: TAP launches PDL-YYZ, AGA, CPT, and CUN

    Does anyone else question this? Now that Northern hemisphere is warming up and the pandemic should be receding a bit, is it wise to start flights south where Winter is approaching?

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:19 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
    Replies: 1501
    Views: 50395

    Re: Airlines unpaid leaves and layoffs thread

    bigb wrote:
    kyrone wrote:
    Have any of the non U.S. Airlines laid off any of their U.S. based staff yet?


    Yes, Skywest and Commutair have officially laid pilots off.


    The question is NON US airlines and US based staff.

    I have not seen anything that can answer the question

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:33 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
    Replies: 217
    Views: 33562

    Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

    ilovepabst wrote:
    Oilman wrote:
    Why is LAS and MDW ATC still closed? It seems like they’ve had enough time to sanitize the facility.


    14 day quarantine for those affected


    To highlight that, everyone that works in those buildings is affected. No staff, no controllers, no techs for 14 days.

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:06 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020
    Replies: 43
    Views: 7896

    Re: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020

    It wasn’t even controllers, it was 3 tech support specialists.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:36 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.
    Replies: 73
    Views: 15983

    Re: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.

    I think Iran could use them.

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    by XRadar98
    Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:13 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
    Replies: 280
    Views: 74740

    Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

    RickNRoll wrote:
    slider wrote:
    A second overall fleet type would not be the worst thing in the world for WN.
    In fact there are successful airline companies it there right now operating with more than one fleet type.


    And you just reinforced the post you quoted.

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    by XRadar98
    Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:11 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
    Replies: 280
    Views: 74740

    Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

    The CEO of Southwest was given the green light by the Board of Directors of Southwest to look at other aircraft as the MAX grounding drags on. Article from today’s Chicago Tribune https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-boeing-737-max-southwest-earnings-20191024-avtvpfzm4rahrd5kms63jybdpe-st...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:27 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Fuel truck overturns at DFW
    Replies: 11
    Views: 2958

    Re: Fuel truck overturns at DFW

    Do they really mean a "tanker"? Surely, all fueling in the 'D' terminal is underground. Certainly looks like a tanker truck in the video... I suspect sewage would be far worse. It doesn't burn, but Jet A is not easy to light either. If the spill was gasoline, I think no one would be walki...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:31 am
    Forum: Technical/Operations
    Topic: How durable are runway bridges for landing?
    Replies: 29
    Views: 12117

    Re: How durable are runway bridges for landing?

    Not sure if this belongs here. I remember LAX until the the late 80’s, aircraft of a certain weight could not depart on the south runways, due to the bridge. Landing was okay though. That is midfieldish, not approach end though.

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:39 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why is everything at EWR Brown?
    Replies: 54
    Views: 15499

    Re: Why is everything at EWR Brown?

    What can brown do for you?

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:29 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
    Replies: 52
    Views: 9664

    Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

    As opposed to the Connie?

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:38 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac
    Replies: 44
    Views: 10270

    Re: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac

    MrBretz wrote:
    I always wondered what would happen if this occurred at about halfway between Hawaii and the mainland. This happened 20 minutes outside of HNL.



    In that case, you keep going or return. Sort of self explanatory.

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:07 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
    Replies: 148
    Views: 19620

    Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

    I think yes is the simple answer.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:28 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019
    Replies: 142
    Views: 34122

    Re: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019

    Miramar? I think you mean Myanmar! Nope. Word on the street is that Naval Air Station Miramar is going to place an order for 10 A220-300's. They are likely to be used as flying billboards for a recruiting campaign, set to coincide with the new Top Gun movie. Apparently John Travolta has been helpin...

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:11 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
    Replies: 34
    Views: 5865

    Re: United forms partnership with Clear

    So they copied Delta almost exactly... ... shocking... And your point, besides dragging DL into yet another thread, is? Look if DL and UAs partnerships with Clear provide stability for Clear this time around I am all for it. I had a membership in Clear 1.0 and was sorry to see them go. Clear has be...

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:21 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
    Replies: 88
    Views: 13397

    Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

    I am waiting for a good comedic writer here. This is low hanging fruit.

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    by XRadar98
    Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:24 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
    Replies: 116
    Views: 18013

    Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

    slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
    Delta has good access to Asia via SEA, ICN, and DTW. No reason delta needs to fly any routes direct. They can one-stop to all the major cities.

    One stop is direct. Do you actually mean non-stop, when you say Delta with a little d, no reason to fly direct?

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:00 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?
    Replies: 64
    Views: 13543

    Re: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?

    Their there they’re

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
    Replies: 188
    Views: 18670

    Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

    Welcome to Canada circa 2002-2006. Do any US states still allow smoking in public places like restaurants? I’d like to know which ones to avoid visiting. Don’t go to Nevada, smoking everywhere. Not true. Smoking in the casinos yes but smoking is banned indoors except for in the casino, and a few ex...

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