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by jeffrey1970
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A (slightly) unlucky summer '17 (2): No MD-88 for you! (MSP-LGA, DL Y, May '17) [pics & video TR]
Replies: 8
Views: 4765

Re: A (slightly) unlucky summer '17 (2): No MD-88 for you! (MSP-LGA, DL Y, May '17) [pics & video TR]

I am glad that you made it okay. When my son was little we were on an Amtrak that was delayed 8 hours because of snow.

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by jeffrey1970
Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA expands basic economy to transatlantic flights
Replies: 45
Views: 6174

Re: AA expands basic economy to transatlantic flights

I guess Basic Economy must be doing good.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax and Pilots are complaining about lavatories in AA B737-MAX
Replies: 215
Views: 39595

Re: Pax and Pilots hate AA B737-Max

I flew on an AA 738 NG reconfig and I couldn't wait to get off the plane. Was even in the exit row, window. Thank god Alaska is holding off on those torture seats. I actually felt more comfortable flying on the Cape Air Cessna 402 than I did on the AA 737-800.... I love Southern Express Airlines Ce...

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by jeffrey1970
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flight&Video Report | Austral Líneas Aéreas | Embraer 190AR | Buenos Aires [AEP] - Rosario [ROS] - Buenos Aires [EZE]
Replies: 5
Views: 1689

Re: Flight&Video Report | Austral Líneas Aéreas | Embraer 190AR | Buenos Aires [AEP] - Rosario [ROS] - Buenos Aires [EZE

MedFlyerArg85 wrote:
jeffrey1970 wrote:
I enjoyed your trip report. You did a good job.


Thank you Jeffrey.
It was my very first trip report here.
Hope to improve with following reports, that's why feed back is always appreciated.



You are very welcome. I look forward to reading your future trip reports.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are simultaneous intersecting landings a thing?
Replies: 43
Views: 4827

Re: Are simultaneous intersecting landings a thing?

osupoke07 wrote:
jeffrey1970 wrote:
I have seen it happen at DFW.


DFW doesn't have any intersecting runways though?


I misunderstood. At Dallas I saw another plane land next to ours.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are simultaneous intersecting landings a thing?
Replies: 43
Views: 4827

Re: Are simultaneous intersecting landings a thing?

I have seen it happen at DFW.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EDI to SWF and the Big Apple with Norwegian
Replies: 9
Views: 6142

Re: EDI to SWF and the Big Apple with Norwegian

You took great pictures.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger
Replies: 60
Views: 6683

Re: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger

I would love to hear the airline defend themselves as far as this case goes, but my guess they will attempt to settle out of court so that they do not have to defend themselves in court.

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by jeffrey1970
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fines for Bag-Carriers in Emergency Evacuations?
Replies: 57
Views: 3920

Re: Fines for Bag-Carriers in Emergency Evacuations?

There seems to be such an obsession with crucifying luggage carriers. Make it easier to reunite with bags after an incident and I bet you'll see fewer and fewer people try to carry them out with them. Also realize that people in shock/panic don't necessarily think about what they're doing in the he...

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Cabin Crew Behaving Very Badly During Layovers
Replies: 69
Views: 14247

Re: British Airways Cabin Crew Behaving Very Badly During Layovers

Most people who work do something that is not professional at some point. Airline employees are no different. I am not defending them. I am just saying.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 210760

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread 2018

Looks like PIT-JHW will be getting the axe due to lack of EAS funding: https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/63056-us-dot-terminates-eas-subsidy-for-jamestown-ny Unfortunately nearly all of Southern’s operation in the Mid-Atlantic is in serious danger of losing EAS. Except for markets 210+ miles ...

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NH Y ORD-HND-CGK: SE Asian Adventure part 1, Jakarta (tons of pics and videos)
Replies: 34
Views: 10288

Re: NH Y ORD-HND-CGK: SE Asian Adventure part 1, Jakarta (tons of pics and videos)

twindocstravel wrote:
jeffrey1970 wrote:
I always love your trip reports. I pray that you and your family had a good time in Indonesia, and Malaysia.


Thanks for reading! We had a blast in all three locations. I've always loved KL and who doesn't love Bali.


I want to go to Bali someday.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NH Y ORD-HND-CGK: SE Asian Adventure part 1, Jakarta (tons of pics and videos)
Replies: 34
Views: 10288

Re: NH Y ORD-HND-CGK: SE Asian Adventure part 1, Jakarta (tons of pics and videos)

I always love your trip reports. I pray that you and your family had a good time in Indonesia, and Malaysia.

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by jeffrey1970
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arctic Adventure to Svalbard with Norwegian & SAS (Part 1)
Replies: 19
Views: 7789

Re: Arctic Adventure to Svalbard with Norwegian & SAS (Part 1)

I too cannot see the pictures.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Southwest fly to Europe?
Replies: 61
Views: 9814

Re: Southwest to Europe

Thank you everyone for answering my question. I was just thinking way outside of the box.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Southwest fly to Europe?
Replies: 61
Views: 9814

Could Southwest fly to Europe?

With LCC's like Wow, and Norwegian flying from the U.S. to Europe could Southwest do the same?

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by jeffrey1970
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employee Uses Vulgarities Towards Customer @ PDX
Replies: 214
Views: 18266

Re: Delta Employee Uses Vulgarities Towards Customer @ PDX

I have been a frustrated customer before. However, I have worked in customer service so I can understand why the employee got upset.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 55th birthday to the 727
Replies: 89
Views: 7628

Re: Happy 55th birthday to the 727

I flew on a total of 29 passenger 727 flights over the years. My first flight - 1979 (EA). My last flight - 2003 (DL). There was a time back in ‘98 or so when I would fly UA exclusively between PVD and MSY because all four flights (PVD-ORD-MSY and vice versa) were on 72S aircraft. Great memories of...

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 55th birthday to the 727
Replies: 89
Views: 7628

Re: Happy 55th birthday to the 727

jeffrey1970 wrote:
The 727 is my favorite airplane.


It was also my favorite airplane. I used to fly on it all the time from DCA to BOS.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 55th birthday to the 727
Replies: 89
Views: 7628

Re: Happy 55th birthday to the 727

The 727 is my favorite airplane.

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I watch/spot airliners; wife thinks I am nuts....
Replies: 34
Views: 7080

Re: I watch/spot airliners; wife thinks I am nuts....

A friend of mine once told me that Airliners.net was my airplane porn. lol

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 6364

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

This is so typical of companies trying to wiggle their way out of helping their employees. Did you even READ the complaint, or the article? IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH NOT HELPING EMPLOYEES. The employees typically receive benefits already in excess of what the new state law requires, and for employe...

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by jeffrey1970
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law
Replies: 67
Views: 6364

Re: AS, B6, UA & WN fight WA State's new sick leave law

This is so typical of companies trying to wiggle their way out of helping their employees.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does UA fly the 757 to LHR?
Replies: 64
Views: 12324

Re: Why does UA fly the 757 to LHR?

I do not know why people get upset about flying to London on a 757. I flew from CVG to ANC, and MSP to FAI on 757's. Those were both very long flights, but were comfortable. I'm not sure of the timing of the flights you were on, but one issue is that many people want to get up and walk around/use t...

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does UA fly the 757 to LHR?
Replies: 64
Views: 12324

Re: Why does UA fly the 757 to LHR?

I do not know why people get upset about flying to London on a 757. I flew from CVG to ANC, and MSP to FAI on 757's. Those were both very long flights, but were comfortable.

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by jeffrey1970
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes for EL AL Airlines
Replies: 52
Views: 6511

Re: Possible new routes for EL AL Airlines

I am sure that it is business travelers that would make the biggest difference as to where EL AL will fly to next.

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by jeffrey1970
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Hawaii see Flights to Europe?
Replies: 70
Views: 9545

Re: Will Hawaii see Flights to Europe?

I thought Condor and Edlewies were also going to fly there?

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by jeffrey1970
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ethiopian Airlines adds Chicago
Replies: 82
Views: 11151

Re: Updated: Ethiopian Airlines adds Chicago

I think ORD makes sense since it is not far from a lot of places in the USA and Canada. Ethiopian must get a lot of business traffic.

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by jeffrey1970
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Domestic F Meals: what is the US airlines’ POV?
Replies: 9
Views: 1625

Re: US Domestic F Meals: what is the US airlines’ POV?

I remember when I was a kid back in the 70's & 80's you could get a meal even on a 1 hour flight. However, a lot of people used to complain about the taste, and they would say that airlines should not even bother making food if it is going to be so bad. I guess they got their wish. lol

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by jeffrey1970
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways announces daily non-stop flights to JFK
Replies: 100
Views: 17292

Re: Kenya Airways announces daily non-stop flights to JFK

I am so excited. I am going to save up money to fly on Kenya.

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by jeffrey1970
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting
Replies: 90
Views: 15690

Re: Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting

If this lady does not like the uniforms to the point that she felt she needed to write a letter to a Malaysian politician then she should just fly on another airline.

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by jeffrey1970
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Airline's Most Profitable Hubs
Replies: 43
Views: 7799

Re: US Airline's Most Profitable Hubs

WN does not technically have a hub since they are point-to-point. Look at me with a straight face and tell me MDW is not a hub....I mean c'mon, DAL even has boards for connections.... https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business/Southwest-Airlines-Rolls-Out-New-Digital-Signs-at-Love-Field-457158713.html De...

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by jeffrey1970
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Airline's Most Profitable Hubs
Replies: 43
Views: 7799

Re: US Airline's Most Profitable Hubs

WN does not technically have a hub since they are point-to-point.

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by jeffrey1970
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore
Replies: 63
Views: 6320

Re: Icelandair goes back to Baltimore

I wonder if this will convince Norwegian to start flying to Europe from BWI?

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by jeffrey1970
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)
Replies: 19
Views: 7764

Re: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)

Burundi looks like a beautiful country to visit. I hope someday Air Kenya flies to the US, as I would like to try them. Hi again Jeffrey1970 , Someone has clearly read your mind at KQ's HQ in Nairobi....;-) A great news for all US based travellers (and eventually East Africa residents was announced...

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by jeffrey1970
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines B737-900ER SEA-PHL F
Replies: 6
Views: 6948

Re: Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines B737-900ER SEA-PHL F

You took beautiful pictures.

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by jeffrey1970
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many airlines operate 747F to ANC?
Replies: 30
Views: 4314

Re: How many airlines operate 747F to ANC?

Why so much capacity to/from CVG versus similar sized metros? I mean, I get ANC, as they're still a bit of a polar stopover point. Maybe Proctor and Gamble sells a lot of products in Asia. Other than maybe some Oil of Olay items, does P&G have many high value/time-sensitive items? I can't imagi...

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by jeffrey1970
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: WW to BDL
Replies: 36
Views: 4727

Re: Rumor: WW to BDL

WOW's advantage is most people most likely take them at face value and don't realize what they are getting themselves into until the final bill arrives. The face value fares would be attractive to a state where people are feeling the pinch of slow wage growth and increasing taxes, and other municip...

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by jeffrey1970
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many airlines operate 747F to ANC?
Replies: 30
Views: 4314

Re: How many airlines operate 747F to ANC?

It's DHL, the fly up to 8 daily flights on ANC-CVG, mostly with 744's and 748's. Does Singapore Airlines still fly a 747F to ANC? Yes, they fly ANC-CVG a couple times a week with a B74F. Why so much capacity to/from CVG versus similar sized metros? I mean, I get ANC, as they're still a bit of a pol...

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by jeffrey1970
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)
Replies: 19
Views: 7764

Re: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)

Burundi looks like a beautiful country to visit. I hope someday Air Kenya flies to the US, as I would like to try them. Hi Jeffrey1970 , thanks a lot for your comments. For the moment Burundi is perceived for seasoned travellers to Africa/SA/SE Asia but nothing to worry about here. Sooner or later,...

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by jeffrey1970
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many airlines operate 747F to ANC?
Replies: 30
Views: 4314

Re: How many airlines operate 747F to ANC?

Does Singapore Airlines still fly a 747F to ANC?

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by jeffrey1970
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT seeks terminate 19 communities from EAS program.
Replies: 127
Views: 19262

Re: Jamestown NY loses EAS, others get reprieve

I pray that Johnstown, PA is able to keep it's EAS status. I am not surprised to see that it is on the bubble since last time I flew out of Johnstown to BWI I was the only passenger.

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by jeffrey1970
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)
Replies: 19
Views: 7764

Re: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)

Burundi looks like a beautiful country to visit. I hope someday Air Kenya flies to the US, as I would like to try them.

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32220

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

I have often wondered if El Al would ever consider flying to Washington. A year or so ago, MWAA accidentally posted one of their confidential docs on website about route development. El Al was on the list, as I gather TLV is one of the biggest unserved destinations out of IAD. https://www.flightglo...

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by jeffrey1970
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 32220

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

I have often wondered if El Al would ever consider flying to Washington.

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by jeffrey1970
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS being sued by family due to wheelchair accident
Replies: 115
Views: 11153

Re: AS being sued by family due to wheelchair accident

I think AS will probably settle out of court. This seems like a case where even if they win they will not look good.

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