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by dfwmzuri
Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Did You Take Your First Flight?
Replies: 27
Views: 7931

RE: Why Did You Take Your First Flight?

I was going into the US Army in 1973. I flew <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> to visit a good friend, then I flew <ac...

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by dfwmzuri
Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Americans:Do You Prefer To Fly US Airlines Abroad?
Replies: 32
Views: 8457

RE: Americans:Do You Prefer To Fly US Airlines Abr

Because I fly out of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and like my AAdvantage miles, I usually go with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. But I have taken <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> out of <acronym ...

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by dfwmzuri
Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's The Smallest Airport You've Flown To/from?
Replies: 108
Views: 16261

RE: What's The Smallest Airport You've Flown To/fr

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Apr 26, 2009 1:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Window Or Aisle?
Replies: 30
Views: 4605

RE: Window Or Aisle?

Aisle for me. I've looked out enough windows over the years. Now I like to get up without bothering someone else to stretch or go to lavatory, etc.

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Apr 12, 2009 1:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airports When Your Flight Is Delayed
Replies: 21
Views: 5823

RE: Best Airports When Your Flight Is Delayed

I like LHR. Lots to see and do. If long layover, check bags and go to town, walk about, explore.

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Apr 11, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Major Airport Southwest Will Never Go Into?
Replies: 36
Views: 7109

RE: Major Airport Southwest Will Never Go Into?

I would LOVE to see them at DFW! I would also like to see WN with assigned seating too.

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by dfwmzuri
Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Got Compensation For Flight Delay/cancellation?
Replies: 6
Views: 9292

RE: Got Compensation For Flight Delay/cancellation

This past October I flew <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 292 to Delhi. We flew for 2.5 hours when pilot said needed to return to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> put...

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which US Airport Will Be Named After Obama?
Replies: 35
Views: 10612

RE: Which US Airport Will Be Named After Obama?

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Sep 21, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines You've Flown That Are No Longer With Us?
Replies: 132
Views: 23098

RE: Airlines You've Flown That Are No Longer With

Flying Tigers
TWA
PAN AM
ATA
Aloha
Ansett
Piedmont
Flamingo (Kenya)

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by dfwmzuri
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was Your Very First Flight?
Replies: 85
Views: 8990

RE: What Was Your Very First Flight?

My memory isn't what it used to be. It was either <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> on Northwest Orient or <acronym ti...

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by dfwmzuri
Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Airline...UA Or AA?
Replies: 28
Views: 6457

RE: Favorite Airline...UA Or AA?

I live near DFW so for me it's AA. I also like their website and the OneWorld network.

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Jul 06, 2008 1:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Top Five Airlines?
Replies: 38
Views: 6570

RE: Your Top Five Airlines?

Here's mine from Flight Memory. Flight Memory lists my top 10 so here's the first 5:

1. American Airlines 18.7%
2. Lufthansa 9.4%
3. United 4.1%
4. British Airways 3.5%
5. Singapore Airlines 3.5%

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Itinerary Plans For 2008/2009
Replies: 196
Views: 15373

RE: Your Itinerary Plans For 2008/2009

Booked last week: 10/04/08 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gand...

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by dfwmzuri
Thu May 29, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice On Airfare
Replies: 2
Views: 3660

Advice On Airfare

I'm planning my seventh trip to India this October and need some advice. I just looked at fares on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>.com and saw that the fare had dropped about $180.00 from yesterday. Should I buy now or wait a couple of months? Also, <acronym title="American Air...

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by dfwmzuri
Tue May 27, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Scenic/Exciting Flights?
Replies: 25
Views: 4149

RE: Your Most Scenic/Exciting Flights?

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by dfwmzuri
Tue May 27, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Scenic/Exciting Flights?
Replies: 25
Views: 4149

RE: Your Most Scenic/Exciting Flights?

I have flown to Kathmandu three times over the years; twice from Delhi and once from Calcutta. Those mountains and the scenery in Nepal is awesome.

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by dfwmzuri
Tue May 27, 2008 12:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Shortest Commercial Flight Distance
Replies: 76
Views: 9833

RE: Your Shortest Commercial Flight Distance

My shortest flight is: 175 mi, 0:49 h, Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta) - Kisumu (twice)

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by dfwmzuri
Fri May 16, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Booked Flights For 2008 Part 2.
Replies: 105
Views: 12181

RE: Your Booked Flights For 2008 Part 2.

June 1-7 <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> MD80/757 Also, just received my passport...

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by dfwmzuri
Thu May 15, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines With Cleanest, Best-Kept Cabins
Replies: 32
Views: 10728

RE: Airlines With Cleanest, Best-Kept Cabins

I haven't had a chance to get on A.net much this week so I'm behind in my reading. I agree that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 777 are nice. I've also found the cabins of <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, <acro...

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by dfwmzuri
Thu May 15, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favorite Airline Website?
Replies: 22
Views: 6048

RE: Your Favorite Airline Website?

AA for me too. Of course living near DFW has a lot to do with this choice. But I also look at many airline and travel sites to comparison shop.

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: World's Scariest Runways
Replies: 44
Views: 9553

RE: World's Scariest Runways

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favourite Airport Hotels?
Replies: 23
Views: 4044

RE: Favourite Airport Hotels?

I've never stayed in an airport hotel. I'd like to some time (perhaps <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>) but, if I'm paying, I'm too cheap. I've had the airlines put me up a couple of times. Rome and Athens comes to mind, once in Tehran, too...

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights
Replies: 24
Views: 4949

RE: Longest, Shortest, Average Flights

Here's mine from Flight Memory:

Longest Flight (distance): 7,478 mi, 13:52 h, Chicago (O'Hare) - Delhi (Gandhi International)
Shortest Flight: 175 mi, 0:49 h, Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta) - Kisumu
Average Flight: 1,985 mi, 4:03 h

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Side Do You Prefer?
Replies: 45
Views: 5250

RE: Which Side Do You Prefer?

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by dfwmzuri
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Used Sicksacks?
Replies: 20
Views: 3782

RE: How Many Used Sicksacks?

One time for me, last February on a <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> flight <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. But it wasn't turbul...

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by dfwmzuri
Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 737-200 Appreciation Page
Replies: 33
Views: 4946

RE: 737-200 Appreciation Page

How about Indian Airlines? Flew them a few times over the years. Always enjoyed the flights and service. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1197651/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1197651/M/" target="_blank">View Medi...

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by dfwmzuri
Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite US Carriers
Replies: 32
Views: 4065

RE: Favorite US Carriers

Legacy: American

LCC: Southwest

Regional: Hawaiian Airlines (only one I've flown on the list)

Alliance: OneWorld

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Frequent Airports
Replies: 60
Views: 6597

RE: Your Most Frequent Airports

For me <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> usually on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> with connections through <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="Ne...

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by dfwmzuri
Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best & Worse Airline Meal/s
Replies: 19
Views: 5848

RE: Best & Worse Airline Meal/s

Best: None really stand out to me. Worst: One time I started getting very ill shortly eating Salmon on a certain flight. I'm almost 100% sure I had food poisoning. This was the worst experience I've ever had on a flight. I had the barf bag in hand while landing; I was so sick going through Customs; ...

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by dfwmzuri
Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On
Replies: 150
Views: 11377

Which Airlines Have You Travelled On

AA, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>, <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>, <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</a...

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by dfwmzuri
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I Missed A Flight; Again.
Replies: 37
Views: 4587

RE: I Missed A Flight; Again.

I (we) only missed one connecting flight years ago. We were flying Moscow to Athens to connect to Tel Aviv. We landed Athens as our flight was taking off for Tel Aviv. It was nice. The airline (Aeroflot) put us up in a nice hotel and we were able to do some sightseeing. Once in Australia I made the ...

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Feb 24, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Has Never Flown A Boeing 737 Or Airbus 320
Replies: 15
Views: 5653

RE: Who Has Never Flown A Boeing 737 Or Airbus 320

The only Airbus's I've flown are the long haul: A330/340 ( LH, SN ).

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by dfwmzuri
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SkyMiles Or OnePass?
Replies: 6
Views: 2217

RE: SkyMiles Or OnePass?

Is most of you're travel domestic or International?

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Feb 03, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Advice On Asia Destinations
Replies: 8
Views: 4470

RE: Your Advice On Asia Destinations

As stated above, <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> is a great city. How about <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym> and/or <acronym title="Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International (KTM / VNKT), Nepal">KTM</ac...

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Feb 03, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The First Time You Flew Alone?
Replies: 64
Views: 6874

RE: The First Time You Flew Alone?

I was 17, visiting a friend in <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> (<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - Internation...

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Feb 02, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is The Best Looking Boeing?
Replies: 50
Views: 10114

RE: What Is The Best Looking Boeing?

Hard to make a decision on this question. I loved the 707 and the 727. Today I'll choose the 777.

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Feb 02, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If You Could Be CEO Of Any Airline, Which One?
Replies: 37
Views: 6688

RE: If You Could Be CEO Of Any Airline, Which One?

I'll take SQ - Singapore Airlines. Singapore is a beautiful city, a great hub to fly in and out from. I think this is a great airline with great service and routes.

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Long-Haul Aircraft
Replies: 32
Views: 27575

RE: Best Long-Haul Aircraft

Any of the above listed will do for me as long as I have an aisle seat. But I've never flown the 757 any further than <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - N...

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Jan 26, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK-DEL In Y: BA Or AF?
Replies: 13
Views: 5350

RE: JFK-DEL In Y: BA Or AF?

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by dfwmzuri
Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK-DEL In Y: BA Or AF?
Replies: 13
Views: 5350

RE: JFK-DEL In Y: BA Or AF?

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Booked Flights For 2008?
Replies: 265
Views: 15544

RE: Your Booked Flights For 2008?

January 12 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> One of those dreaded, unexpected phone...

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by dfwmzuri
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Applying For A Visa
Replies: 16
Views: 2327

RE: Applying For A Visa

I think you can do it online. Check website below.

http://www.eta.immi.gov.au/index.html

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by dfwmzuri
Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Worked International: 763, A330, 772
Replies: 15
Views: 2482

RE: Most Worked International: 763, A330, 772

I had either heard or read that the 763 was the most used aircraft flown across the Atlantic, but Worldwide, not sure.

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by dfwmzuri
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Were Your Flights During 2007
Replies: 44
Views: 6282

RE: What Were Your Flights During 2007

Only two trips for me in 2007. 02/04/07 <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), ...

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by dfwmzuri
Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?
Replies: 126
Views: 10465

RE: What Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?

Since I started keeping track (1999):

1st: 747
2nd: 737
3rd: 777

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by dfwmzuri
Tue Jan 01, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is The Smallest Plane You Flown On?
Replies: 67
Views: 9880

RE: What Is The Smallest Plane You Flown On?

Commercial flight: Saab 340
Pleasure: Cessna 150
I also took a flight once in an ultra light. That one made me a bit nervous!

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by dfwmzuri
Tue Jan 01, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2008 Wish List For Your Hometown Airport?
Replies: 114
Views: 8297

RE: 2008 Wish List For Your Hometown Airport?

I would like to see more foreign carriers using DFW terminal D.

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by dfwmzuri
Tue Jan 01, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2008 "Aviation" New Year Resolutions
Replies: 34
Views: 4872

RE: 2008 "Aviation" New Year Resolutions

Mine is either to visit a new country or revisit one I've already been to by flying a different route and/or carrier. If I go back to India this year, I would like to take KLM out of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> when they start their ne...

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by dfwmzuri
Tue Jan 01, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's The Biggest Plane You've Flown On?
Replies: 92
Views: 9163

RE: What's The Biggest Plane You've Flown On?

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