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by milemaster
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 410
Views: 62401

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

From Bloomberg, GE Capital Aviation Services to supply first nine airplanes to Moxy. Also from the article they revealed Neeleman plans to base Moxy near a tech center that is not Silicon Valley. My guess is going to be RDU or GSO. Although IAD does have the capacity and they have a rail link to th...

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by milemaster
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Alaskan Airlines really that good?
Replies: 23
Views: 1461

Re: Is Alaskan Airlines really that good?

IPFreely wrote:
First of all, it’s Alaska Airlines, not Alaskan Airlines.


EA CO AS wrote:
Alaskan? Never heard of 'em.


Posts like this are so obnoxious. Surely everyone knows what airline he/she was talking about.

Are you guys really that fragile and dorked out over a corporate brand?

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by milemaster
Thu May 30, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6309

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

This ranking is about as honest as your inflight magazine- Best Steakhouses in America, Best Seafood in America, Best Plastic Surgeons in America. Pay to play. Yep JD Power is a pay to play award. They fact they shower Chevrolet with awards for quality every year pretty much tells you all you need ...

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by milemaster
Sat May 18, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft
Replies: 180
Views: 22320

Re: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft

For once, Dougie and Co. thought they figured out Delta's next move, then reacted quickly to announcing plan of removing seatback IFE so that they can claim for once Delta would be following AA. Instead DL laughed at AA and told the whole world that they will be ADDING IFE so passenger can enjoy mo...

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by milemaster
Fri May 10, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22067

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

For the last several years I fly AA just enough so I achieve gold and fly WN and DL the rest of the year. With OASIS being rolled out I'm not sure I'll even bother continuing to do that next year.

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by milemaster
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10816

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

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seabosdca wrote:
Let's get real about lie-flats.

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by milemaster
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 213
Views: 41210

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

gsg013 wrote:
AA continues to get worse and worse and the crazy thing is they still have $25 billion of debt that is more debt than DL & UA combined... They keep buying new planes that turn their customers off to their product and push people toward DL and UA...


That is correct.

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by milemaster
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS new interior
Replies: 140
Views: 27505

Re: AS new interior

AS to designers: “Use this Prosthetic leg as your color palette and inspiration”

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by milemaster
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA
Replies: 81
Views: 15492

Re: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA

^^^ sorry but he’s right.....how can anyone come on here literally right after a crash and be like “oh sounds like a weight and balance issue” Lol wtf. How does that person have ANY idea whatsoever to make that statement? Because this is an internet message board that consists of public topics that...

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by milemaster
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA
Replies: 81
Views: 15492

Re: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA

I’d bet on a weigh and balance issue, may they all rest well. And may the survived recover mentally and physically That's ridiculous. Wild speculation with no facts in evidence. Sheer guess work. Irresponsible. An aircraft crashed. That's all that's known. Stick to facts, instead of fantasy. Easy t...

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by milemaster
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS new interior
Replies: 140
Views: 27505

Re: AS new interior

Somehow AS has found a way to roll out a color palette even more bland than AA.

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by milemaster
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 486
Views: 61012

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

ctrabs0114 wrote:
So, F9 has apparently loaded the seasonal schedule for DFW-LAS. I don't get why they're running that route considering AA and NK already have relatively strong year-round service.


Don't forget Southwest and Sun Country.

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by milemaster
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lady at CLT
Replies: 83
Views: 20360

Re: Lufthansa Lady at CLT

Based on her behavior I wonder what her A.net username is.

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by milemaster
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Reveals A330-200 Cabin Refresh
Replies: 19
Views: 5523

Re: Virgin Atlantic Reveals A330-200 Cabin Refresh

Cool. Looks great!

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by milemaster
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA213/214 MIA-BSB going from 752 to MAX8
Replies: 63
Views: 12103

Re: AA213/214 going from 752 to MAX8

BestWestern wrote:
AA’s MRTC didn’t work out for them - chasing yield didn’t pay off.


That was 15 years ago.

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by milemaster
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tests Virtual Reality headsets in First Class
Replies: 15
Views: 2583

Re: Alaska tests Virtual Reality headsets in First Class

Might I suggest a virtual Virgin America cabin as the default content.

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by milemaster
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL becoming all-E175 for AS in November
Replies: 69
Views: 9526

Re: DAL becoming all-E175 for AS in November

I cannot think of a worse use for those gates than AS using them. Here's hoping an airline people in Dallas want to fly will ultimately end up with those gates. Delta hopefully will end up with one and AA the other.

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by milemaster
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 351
Views: 32317

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

ADrum23 wrote:
With all of this talk of DL wanting to build up AUS, perhaps they (DL) can get back at WN for trying to force them out at DAL by preventing them from getting more gates at AUS.


"Get back at" ?

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by milemaster
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 194
Views: 25077

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

Is this the thread where anyone who lives in a particular city on that list happens to think their city will be the one because "reasons"?

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by milemaster
Fri May 11, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 16582

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Probably something to do with the Miami Dolphins is my guess. If so, we can definitely eliminate an announcement they're the official carrier of the Dolphins since none of the players can fit into any of their seats.

Blue and grey are the colors of their passengers knees. More legroom to come?

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by milemaster
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Virgin brands in commercial aviation
Replies: 60
Views: 9395

Re: The Future of Virgin brands in commercial aviation

I’m 30 and I couldn’t care less about the Virgin brand, it’s a relic from 25-30 years ago. Your description of how millennials view Richard Branson is correct, he’s a 60-something billionaire who owns islands, etc, but he’s not the youthful rock-star/take-it-to-the-man type of person he once was. S...

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by milemaster
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Replies: 173
Views: 6466

Re: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her

Why don't you ask your women friends? Go ahead, please, and they will tell you why. Tugg But legally, it is very suspicious. It would be more challenging to find out the truth but the mentality of victim is not unthinkable Please keep the discussion on topic. The discussion has been moved to Non Av...

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by milemaster
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Replies: 173
Views: 6466

Re: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her

I doubt it in present-day America. No counter-suits, just suits. You mean because of the current political environment? The #MeToo movement. We all, male and female alike, have experienced interest from older human beings. And that is okay up to a point. Not with violence or against anyone's wishes...

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by milemaster
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Replies: 173
Views: 6466

Re: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her

atcsundevil wrote:
Please keep the discussion on topic. The discussion has been moved to Non Av, but please keep things appropriate.

✈️ atcsundevil


Why would this thread need to be moved to Non Av when an equally relative thread about a dog dying in an overhead bin on a United flight not be?

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by milemaster
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Replies: 173
Views: 6466

Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her

A Seattle-based pilot employed by Alaska Airlines has filed a lawsuit against the airline, claiming that her male aircraft captain drugged and raped her during a June 2017 work trip. Betty Pina, a former military helicopter pilot who flew combat missions in Afghanistan, told KIRO 7 that during an ov...

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by milemaster
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?
Replies: 58
Views: 12080

Re: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?

I saw a wheelchair being used to cart a passenger to a recent Jetblue flight that was clearly marked as "American Airlines". The merger is inevitable!

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by milemaster
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Wants to Grow in Charlotte
Replies: 104
Views: 13527

Re: American Airlines Wants to Grow in Charlotte

People like you were the ones saying "CLT will get dehubbed because of MIA" "CLT can't support 600+flights the local market is way too small" "the O&D market is tiny and low-yield" blah blah blah blah. Now we have people saying it's too crowded and dirty. It's not ...

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by milemaster
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Wants to Grow in Charlotte
Replies: 104
Views: 13527

Re: American Airlines Wants to Grow in Charlotte

I seem to be one of the only people here who doesn’t think CLT will ever become a mega hub. It serves a purpose, it’s growing, and CLT is on fire, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. I can see it becoming another DEN, but more than that? Nah. You don't consider the third largest hub in the world ...

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by milemaster
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on
Replies: 125
Views: 21027

Re: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on

Actually, the in-depth research done on both brands during the "Which brand are we going to keep?" phase showed that the VX brand scored less favorably in many of the key consumer metrics than the AS brand did. It's not 1995 anymore, and the "Virgin" brand doesn't carry anywhere...

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by milemaster
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 37225

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

That would be awesome if DL brings back DFW-SEA. Crossing my fingers on that one.

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by milemaster
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit partners with Disney to improve customer service
Replies: 51
Views: 7578

Re: Spirit partners with Disney to improve customer service

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Disney can start by asking Cuba Gooding Jr. to quit stabbing other Spirit employees.

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by milemaster
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much trouble is Alaska Air in?
Replies: 91
Views: 20836

Re: How much trouble is Alaska Air in?

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Everything is going great!

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by milemaster
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance
Replies: 119
Views: 12907

Re: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance

Keep watching ALK. And talk to me again next week. Yesterday you said tomorrow. You were wrong, end of story. If you keep moving the goal posts, eventually you'll be correct. It should also be noted that an Alaska Airlines employee just publically stated forward looking information about ALK stock ...

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by milemaster
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance
Replies: 119
Views: 12907

Re: A visual into Alaska Air Group's Q3 performance

Congrats to my co-workers on a nice quarter! I don't mean to be rude, but this wasn't a nice quarter by any financial measure. ALK stock went down today 13.21%...that is worse than United's earnings call fiasco 6 days ago! It was a nice result, not in terms of the stock price though Short interest ...

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by milemaster
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?
Replies: 91
Views: 14936

Re: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?

tphuang wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
Abeam79 wrote:
You should see the amount of anger toward as management from as loyalists regarding the merger.
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What do you mean?

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by milemaster
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines seeking to expand dominance at Dallas Love Field
Replies: 155
Views: 22577

Re: Southwest Airlines seeking to expand dominance at Dallas Love Field

So say the NIMBY's in the area. In fact, Love Field operated - no problems - with nearly twice as many gates when it was home to Braniff, American, Delta, Continental... i.e., before the opening of DFW. The gate limit was an artificial sop to those prima donnas who think other people shouldn't have...

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by milemaster
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines seeking to expand dominance at Dallas Love Field
Replies: 155
Views: 22577

Re: Southwest Airlines seeking to expand dominance at Dallas Love Field

Will Southwest Airlines fly Southwest Airlines planes to Southwest Airlines Destinations Served by Southwest Airlines? Southwest Airlines.

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by milemaster
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express 2017
Replies: 109
Views: 15688

Re: Midwest Express 2017

Only on airliners.net could a simple one-page "airline" website with a single contact us link generate a thread with 32 replies.

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by milemaster
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska CEO on Airbus
Replies: 254
Views: 42605

Re: Alaska CEO on Airbus

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The level of nerd in this thread is at the maximum level.

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by milemaster
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues
Replies: 70
Views: 8320

Re: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues

" cars are gone, no rental cars, we have no hotel room ," passenger Alana Buckner said. Let's be clear here. I'm sure she meant to also say "..that Allegiant would pay for". Las Vegas is not out of hotel rooms, and according to kayak there are countless rental car options availa...

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by milemaster
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines at DFW
Replies: 35
Views: 8247

Re: Delta Air Lines at DFW

jplatts wrote:
I was on a full flight from Cincinnati to Dallas/Fort Worth on one of Delta's regional jets yesterday. There might possibly be enough demand for Delta to add mainline service between DFW and CVG.


With supportive data like that, who could argue?

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by milemaster
Mon May 22, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Branson may start a new US airline venture after Alaska spat
Replies: 59
Views: 12862

Re: Richard Branson may start a new US airline venture after Alaska spat

I never understood by A.net has always been so aggressively opposed to the creation of new Airlines in the U.S. market, especially as competition,after a series of mergers and acquisitions, is at an all time low(along with customer satisfaction) 8 years ago it made sense with a struggling industry,...

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by milemaster
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America receives first A321neo
Replies: 123
Views: 32644

Re: Virgin America receives first A321neo

PlanesNTrains wrote:
lee757 wrote:
QueenoftheSkies wrote:

Unfortunately


+1 what was the point in buying it to just get rid of it. :roll:


Seriously? Are we going to do this everytime there's a VX thread?


Is this your forum?

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by milemaster
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN
Replies: 124
Views: 14582

Re: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN

So, here's why I think the LGA/DCA will not end well. I will preface this by saying, I assume they are precluded from using the AA code at DAL for at least three reasons. If that is not the case then throw this all out as that changes things dramatically. #1 First, VX did not do well. They had two ...

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by milemaster
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN
Replies: 124
Views: 14582

Re: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN

EDIT: So that was not in the OP. It is this just posted doc. I'm very surprised as you can see. Well, goo luck to them. Less capacity will help. Not sure it will make it profitable, though, and it's a long flight on an E175 compared to the other options. Just speaking for myself, a long flight on a...

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by milemaster
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 112
Views: 16086

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

hiflyeras wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
The only people that need AVOD are poor folks that travel a few times a decade. Free streaming to device is better.


:thumbsup:


You are both delightful people.

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by milemaster
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 112
Views: 16086

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

As a point of reference, I flew to SAN recently and AS was over $50 cheaper on the way over and I wouldn't consider them due to a variety of reasons, but not having AVOD (or live satellite tv) is a big one. But clearly, this is not an issue for a lot of people. Load factors consistently over 80% sh...

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by milemaster
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK
Replies: 39
Views: 5149

Re: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/596914545714548736/moJ-RVfS.jpg It would be nice if a.net threads demanded a thesis supported by evidence and reason, as we expect of 9th grade children. The too-common string of ungrounded (no pun intended) questions doesn't so much advance understanding on a t...

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by milemaster
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23
Replies: 260
Views: 24716

Re: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23

flyguy84 wrote:
MesserJ wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/alaskaairlines/posts/10155133716632486
It's nice, but the Alaskan flair is completely gone. No more tapestry design on the bulkheads.

For the love of god, stop saying "Alaskan!"


How big of a dork does one have to be for this to matter?

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