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by BNinMSY
Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should One Fly When The Obviously Have The Flu?
Replies: 19
Views: 21255

Should One Fly When The Obviously Have The Flu?

Question: If one comes down with the obvious flu and is too ill to fly would an airline allow them to postpone the trip or reschedule without a fee or fare collection? Obviously this doesn't apply to the good folks at Southwest Airlines because of their customer friendly fare rules. Also to throw a ...

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by BNinMSY
Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Trans-Oceanic Inflight Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8932

Delta Trans-Oceanic Inflight Service

Making my first ever international flight with <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> to <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> next week and returning from <acronym...

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by BNinMSY
Wed May 28, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Reservation Change
Replies: 6
Views: 3217

RE: United Reservation Change

Have you phoned United to inquire about this change? It is considered a voluntary reroute and if the ticket is a nonrefundable/restricted ticket ....in my office you would essentially start with a new ticket and we would apply your original ticket fare to that and collect the airlines change fee and...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Reasonable Way To Fly DFW-London On A 747?
Replies: 48
Views: 13093

RE: Any Reasonable Way To Fly DFW-London On A 747?

Air India from Chicago-O'Hare flies to London ... $ 702 ... on a B747-400

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by BNinMSY
Wed Dec 19, 2007 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To UA's Ameniti Club?
Replies: 6
Views: 6268

RE: What Happened To UA's Ameniti Club?

Because the public realized it was a bunch of crap and not worth the $$$$$$$

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by BNinMSY
Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Flt. 97 TXL-EWR Emergency Landing LGW
Replies: 108
Views: 19729

Continental Flt. 97 TXL-EWR Emergency Landing LGW

I'm sure your mother will be fine. THese things happen and the airline has done it's best to ensure the safety of all passengers onboard. We, the flying public, need to realize that the airline has everyone's best interest at heart in a situation like this. If your mother is a <acronym title="VASP (...

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by BNinMSY
Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Dropping HAM-JFK..?
Replies: 52
Views: 9539

RE: EK Dropping HAM-JFK..?

Should have known something was 'up' today when we received this press release from <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>. A very nice jesture and opportunity to experience their product/service. <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> IM...

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by BNinMSY
Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible AeroMexico Return To MSY
Replies: 11
Views: 2814

RE: Possible AeroMexico Return To MSY

Well this for sure can be confirmed - they have it under serious consideration. Now whether is happens or not is another story. But it is under consideration.

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by BNinMSY
Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible AeroMexico Return To MSY
Replies: 11
Views: 2814

Possible AeroMexico Return To MSY

Curious to know what the vibe is for AeroMexico returning to <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> with services to Mexico. It evidently is very possible and under current consideration by the carrier. Anyone care to ...

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by BNinMSY
Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travis Christ Pranked At Home!
Replies: 21
Views: 5374

RE: Travis Christ Pranked At Home!

Hawaiian Airlines is just about as bad about this ... all but walking down the aisle with the applications. If they handed me one I would accept it .. and rip it into 100 pieces and have a confetti party right in their face. Airlines are shameless in the marketing gimmicks for miles and then the rew...

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by BNinMSY
Tue Nov 27, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Gets New CEO
Replies: 14
Views: 5610

RE: Virgin America Gets New CEO

Not bad for a native Shreveporter!

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by BNinMSY
Sun Nov 25, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Arizona, Now Offically Repainted
Replies: 23
Views: 6298

RE: America West Arizona, Now Offically Repainted

I still believe new new livery to be "plane jane" .. they could hve done SO much better.

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by BNinMSY
Wed Nov 21, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is US Always Rated The Worst?
Replies: 97
Views: 13737

RE: Why Is US Always Rated The Worst?

Someone has to be worst .. and it might as well be USAirways .. an airline that simply put .. doesn't give a flying you know what about service and quality product on the phone, in the airport and in the air.

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by BNinMSY
Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What *IS* US Airways?
Replies: 71
Views: 10433

RE: What *IS* US Airways?

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by BNinMSY
Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta V. AA Frequent Flyer
Replies: 24
Views: 3418

RE: Delta V. AA Frequent Flyer

In short, YES, it is nearly impossible to use Delta Skymiles at any of the lower mileage levels unless you want to say fly from Atlanta to may ... oh .... let's say someplace unpopular where they have a great deal of seats. I'd recommend trying those AAdvantage miles - they are generally available w...

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by BNinMSY
Sat Nov 03, 2007 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City Ticket Offices
Replies: 14
Views: 2145

RE: City Ticket Offices

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by BNinMSY
Fri Nov 02, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City Ticket Offices
Replies: 14
Views: 2145

RE: City Ticket Offices

You could also have visited a neighborhood travel agency and had that taken care of within 15 minutes <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> had your choice of carriers, all fares and options laid out for you - or just the least expensive. Fee ...

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by BNinMSY
Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alexandria, LA (AEX) Commercial Service
Replies: 25
Views: 2656

RE: Alexandria, LA (AEX) Commercial Service

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by BNinMSY
Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alexandria, LA (AEX) Commercial Service
Replies: 25
Views: 2656

RE: Alexandria, LA (AEX) Commercial Service

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by BNinMSY
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taca May Be MSY Bound
Replies: 71
Views: 4776

RE: Taca May Be MSY Bound

I think it was Branniff that did Havanna from <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym>. Nearly certain - my mother was on the last flight out of <acronym title="Havana - Jose Marti International (HAV / MUHA), Cuba">HAV</...

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by BNinMSY
Wed Sep 12, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taca May Be MSY Bound
Replies: 71
Views: 4776

RE: Taca May Be MSY Bound

If only.. there could be a seasonal service to <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> or PAR out of <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> -- it would prove there is enough demand...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Sep 09, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 521: JFK-ATL 14 Hours
Replies: 34
Views: 9781

RE: Delta 521: JFK-ATL 14 Hours

When I worked for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> at a small station in Louisiana near <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> - we commonly got diversions. Sometimes so common that they should have been scheduled e.g. <acron...

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by BNinMSY
Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too Sexy To Fly? Southwest's New Attitude?
Replies: 200
Views: 80916

RE: Too Sexy To Fly? Southwest's New Attitude?

Her coochie was blurred on the NBC Today show ... when she sat back down.. BUT when the clip is run on MSNBC or other outlets it's not ... because those are cable stations. Blurred on the networks.

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by BNinMSY
Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too Sexy To Fly? Southwest's New Attitude?
Replies: 200
Views: 80916

RE: Too Sexy To Fly? Southwest's New Attitude?

She has dragged herself onto the TODAY show right now! It's interesting when she was showing off her outfit and sat back down .. the camera BLURRED her coochie! Obviously the skirt might be too short. I don' want to see butt crack, coochie or anything like that on an airplane... including bad feet! ...

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by BNinMSY
Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taca May Be MSY Bound
Replies: 71
Views: 4776

RE: Taca May Be MSY Bound

This is a great 'possibility' ... I hope it comes to play out for sure!

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by BNinMSY
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: CO CLE Expansion Annoucment Imminent
Replies: 149
Views: 15260

RE: Rumor: CO CLE Expansion Annoucment Imminent

Define imminent................

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by BNinMSY
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too Sexy To Fly? Southwest's New Attitude?
Replies: 200
Views: 80916

RE: Too Sexy To Fly? Southwest's New Attitude?

Poor Keith .. it probably wasn't him .. but some freaked out passenger that complained and Keith had to 'respond' ... if he was serious Idon't think he would have closed the door and dispatchted the flight. People dress like hoochies these days .. ESPECIALLY when they fly .. trying to imitate some c...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Sep 02, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Raises Checked Baggage Fees
Replies: 28
Views: 7014

RE: Allegiant Raises Checked Baggage Fees

Their online convenience fee makes my head hurt ... what purpose does it serve?

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by BNinMSY
Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just Had Most Bizarre/bad Experience On Mesaba
Replies: 71
Views: 9471

RE: Just Had Most Bizarre/bad Experience On Mesaba

I cannot tell you how many times I've pulled my phone out after landing and it was 'on' ... and had been on.... despite me thinking I had turned it off. I've even heard phones ringing from inside bags and overheads as aircraft were rolling for take off...! More time than I can count. Not that I'm qu...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any More U.S Expansion (destinations) For AC?
Replies: 52
Views: 5200

RE: Any More U.S Expansion (destinations) For AC?

I hope they return to <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> in the coming year with a nonstop to <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> and thi...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Start DFW-PLS; BOS-PLS; More MIA-PLS
Replies: 24
Views: 9310

RE: AA To Start DFW-PLS; BOS-PLS; More MIA-PLS

I feel this route will be exceptionally successful ... <acronym title="Providenciales - International (PLS / MBPV), Turks and Caicos Islands">PLS</acronym> Is essentially a 'new' island destination for those in Texas/Louisiana and the midwest ... the new service will heighten awareness of the island...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Aug 26, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest (WN) Starts SFO (a Little Early)
Replies: 36
Views: 6584

Southwest (WN) Starts SFO (a Little Early)

And overnight the roundtrip MSY-SFO fare dropped to $230 !

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by BNinMSY
Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Announce SLC-CDG On 8/13
Replies: 142
Views: 12201

RE: DL To Announce SLC-CDG On 8/13

A Boeing 767 from <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> or <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS<...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Airport Term E Gates 22-30
Replies: 8
Views: 3213

DFW Airport Term E Gates 22-30

Are the Terminal E gates 22-30 (formerlly Delta's satelite terminal) at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> Airport still in operation? Who operates out there, if anyone? I was looking at this photo .. and cannot find the terminal: <a href="ht...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Crew Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty...
Replies: 234
Views: 25012

RE: Delta Crew Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty...

Wow, even I am impressed, didn't know Delta employees had it in them... this is wonderful. I suspect something is foul with the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> ground staff in <acronym title="Birmingham - International (BHM / KBHM), USA - Alabama">BHM</acronym> .. wonder what's u...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle To Resume MIA-SAV
Replies: 15
Views: 4849

RE: American Eagle To Resume MIA-SAV

Unfortunatley the seats and comfort of the AA ATR's leaves a LOT to be desired.... it's like being in prison .. no leg room, horrible seat pitch... I cannot imagine flying on this for more than an hour.

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by BNinMSY
Mon Aug 06, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Howdy Partna! Texas Aviation Thread V4!
Replies: 102
Views: 5326

RE: Howdy Partna! Texas Aviation Thread V4!

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by BNinMSY
Sat Aug 04, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Quietly Increased Change Fee $75 On 01Aug
Replies: 12
Views: 2675

RE: DL Quietly Increased Change Fee $75 On 01Aug

We cannot see where they sent a notice by fax, e-mail, phone call ... zip to the travel agency side. It's just in the Fare Quote displays as of 8/1 and the fee now shows $75 instead of $50 on their agency web-site. It is common courtesy to just send out a notice to your appointed agents - now perhap...

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by BNinMSY
Sat Aug 04, 2007 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Quietly Increased Change Fee $75 On 01Aug
Replies: 12
Views: 2675

DL Quietly Increased Change Fee $75 On 01Aug

With hardly an announcement to the travel trade ... Delta increased its change fee for domestic travel from $50 to $75 on 01Aug. It's mentioned in fare quotes now and there is a press release ... however this was not widely distributed or mentioned in the media that I can see. Sneaky. It's for ticke...

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by BNinMSY
Tue Jul 31, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Scheduling Disasters..and No Customer Service
Replies: 61
Views: 10190

RE: NW Scheduling Disasters..and No Customer Service

With the exception of <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>, <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> and <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> ... you just don't get any customer service f rom the legacy carrie...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY Update
Replies: 14
Views: 2016

RE: MSY Update

Halls120 I suppose that <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</acronym> Magazine could do and probably has done articles on the cities in California on fault lines, cities all along the Miss. River that have flooded and will continue to flood. THe entire coast line of Florida suspectiable to hurri...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY Update
Replies: 14
Views: 2016

RE: MSY Update

as much as I'd love to see nonstop <acronym title="Shreveport - Regional (SHV / KSHV), USA - Louisiana">SHV</acronym>-<acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> service on nearly any airline ... I seriously doubt all of th...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Dropped Routes?
Replies: 74
Views: 8157

RE: Continental Dropped Routes?

Continental Lite use to fly <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym>-<acronym title="Shreveport - Regional (SHV / KSHV), USA - Louisiana">SHV</acronym> ... that was dropped... wish the real <acronym title="Continental Ai...

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by BNinMSY
Mon Jul 23, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan AM's Aircraft
Replies: 39
Views: 7400

RE: Pan AM's Aircraft

Isn't it interesting that the scheme, albeit of course a temporary one ... in this pic... are quiet similiar to the font and simplicity of today's livery for <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>? <a href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1004803/M/" target=_blank>http://www.airliner...

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by BNinMSY
Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diverted, Delayed, Downgraded
Replies: 123
Views: 9885

RE: Diverted, Delayed, Downgraded

Unless everyone in the first cabin was a paid first class pax - full fare then the agent should have gone thru the list and downgraded anyone that was on a mileage upgrade, elite status upgrade. At minimum the agent could have been respectful and apologized and offered him a downgrade refund. It's a...

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by BNinMSY
Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diverted, Delayed, Downgraded
Replies: 123
Views: 9885

RE: Diverted, Delayed, Downgraded

Simply put, Northwest doesn't care - don't fly them! They are absolutely horrid! They seem to be accountable to no one.
I wouldn't spend my $$$ with them.

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by BNinMSY
Sat Jul 21, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's Fate
Replies: 66
Views: 9223

RE: Alitalia's Fate

AZ onboard service was about the worst ... not the worst - but about. I've only flown them once longhaul. They have so much to work with - most things in Italy have great appeal worldwide - fashion, style, quality of life, cuisine - why can't the airline use those tools to create a world class carri...

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by BNinMSY
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH
Replies: 286
Views: 65336

RE: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH

My thoughts and prayers with those onboard and their families/friends.
Truly sad.

Also, remembering this day in history and those aboard TW #800.

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by BNinMSY
Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watch For An Xjet Announcement Soon
Replies: 63
Views: 8843

RE: Watch For An Xjet Announcement Soon

Hence, if XJet would look at more regional routes in the gulf south that were abandoned by <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> years back to build up hubs at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and <acronym title="Atlanta - Har...

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by BNinMSY
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watch For An Xjet Announcement Soon
Replies: 63
Views: 8843

RE: Watch For An Xjet Announcement Soon

Does Expressjet really have a maintenance facility open in <acronym title="Corpus Christi - International (CRP / KCRP), USA - Texas">CRP</acronym> ? I thought those were in <acronym title="Shreveport - Regional (SHV / KSHV), USA - Louisiana">SHV</acronym>,<acronym title="Knoxville - McGhee Tyson (TY...

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