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by 28L28L
Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air Sues To Keep Pot-puffing Pilot Fired
Replies: 134
Views: 17812

RE: Horizon Air Sues To Keep Pot-puffing Pilot Fired

Perhaps this case will in some way introduce less intrusive policing of what airline employees may choose to do on their unpaid time off. I believe a more balanced policy is needed to combat the over the top knee jerk reaction and subsequent random drug testing introduced by Liddy Dole (United State...

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by 28L28L
Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of Qantas At Frankfurt Airport
Replies: 4
Views: 4394

RE: History Of Qantas At Frankfurt Airport

Qantas began FRA on 19 Oct 52 with L-749 VH-EAC "Harry Hawker". (from aussieairliners.net)

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by 28L28L
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Starts Copenhagen- San Francisco Sunday
Replies: 60
Views: 16692

RE: SAS Starts Copenhagen- San Francisco Sunday

Does anyone know which A340 operated the inaugural SFO flight?

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by 28L28L
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand National Airways At ZQN?
Replies: 3
Views: 2240

New Zealand National Airways At ZQN?

Does anyone know if New Zealand National Airways ever operated to <acronym title="Queenstown - Frankton (ZQN / NZQN), New Zealand">ZQN</acronym> on a scheduled basis? While searching I found that Mt. Cook Airline began <acronym title="Queenstown - Frankton (ZQN / NZQN), New Zealand">ZQN</acronym> on...

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by 28L28L
Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Ends Another Mexico Flight; Whats Latin Future?
Replies: 96
Views: 12071

RE: AS Ends Another Mexico Flight; Whats Latin Future?

Looks like the <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> operation at <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan N. Alvarez International (ACA / MMAA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> was brief. <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="...

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by 28L28L
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops
Replies: 36
Views: 8557

RE: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops

I remember those DC-10 cockpit cameras lasting into '87 or '88. The second hand 10s that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> had picked up in the mid to late '80s weren't equipped with those cameras. They were sporatic for a time and then gone by '87 or '88. I don't think that <acr...

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by 28L28L
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops
Replies: 36
Views: 8557

RE: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops

Does anyone know when <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> began operating <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym> with the 757? I seem to recall that it was around la...

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by 28L28L
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops
Replies: 36
Views: 8557

RE: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops

AA began nonstops from both <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym> on 15 Dec 84. I ...

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by 28L28L
Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops
Replies: 36
Views: 8557

RE: AA In Hawaii: 1990s Ops

From March, 1990 until 31 Jan 1991 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> did operate <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL...

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by 28L28L
Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic Airways At MEL (question)
Replies: 1
Views: 2170

Olympic Airways At MEL (question)

Does anyone have any information as to when <acronym title="Olympic Airways (Greece)">OA</acronym> first began operations at <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>? Was it at the same time that <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International ...

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by 28L28L
Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's New Logo Roll Out - Report Sightings Here
Replies: 256
Views: 52685

RE: AA's New Logo Roll Out - Report Sightings Here

Can anyone confirm that N915NN (3KA) was in fact delivered in the new c/s?
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of Emirates On DXB To JNB
Replies: 5
Views: 3777

RE: History Of Emirates On DXB To JNB

I am fairly certain that Emirates began <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym>, along with <acronym title="Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta (Embakasi) (NBO / HKJK), Kenya">NBO</acronym> in 1995. Not certain of the exact routing, nor of the ...

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by 28L28L
Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW HNL-SYD Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2960

RE: NW HNL-SYD Question

From the Dec '92 <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> timetable on departedflights.com, the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hi...

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by 28L28L
Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW HNL-SYD Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2960

NW HNL-SYD Question

Can anyone pinpoint or approximate the date that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> ceased their <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith Internat...

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by 28L28L
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas TV Series And DFW/Love Field?
Replies: 18
Views: 4659

RE: Dallas TV Series And DFW/Love Field?

Interestingly (at least to me), the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> 747 that operated to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> around 1986 also appeared in the Dallas series. Sue Ellen and Pam were returning from Hong Kong...

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by 28L28L
Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sabena History In Boston?
Replies: 24
Views: 4509

RE: Sabena History In Boston?

Thanks timz. You helped me narrow it down. Service began on 1 Apr 85.
Chers.

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by 28L28L
Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sabena History In Boston?
Replies: 24
Views: 4509

RE: Sabena History In Boston?

Thanks for the replies. Does anyone know when the service began?
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sabena History In Boston?
Replies: 24
Views: 4509

Sabena History In Boston?

Does anyone know when Sabena first began flights to Boston? Did they serve BOS right up until Nov. 2001?
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air (GF) Australia Start Dates?
Replies: 0
Views: 1572

Gulf Air (GF) Australia Start Dates?

Can anyone provide specific dates as to when <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> first began services to Australia. All I could find was <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> in 1990 and <a...

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by 28L28L
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Restarts BDL-MCO 16FEB13, SAT Only.
Replies: 12
Views: 1733

RE: DL Restarts BDL-MCO 16FEB13, SAT Only.

Were <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>-<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>/<acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KP...

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by 28L28L
Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oslo Gardermoen Question
Replies: 2
Views: 2011

Oslo Gardermoen Question

Does anyone know when Gardermoen changed codes from GEN to OSL?
Thanks for any responses.

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by 28L28L
Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milk Run Nostalgia
Replies: 168
Views: 21109

RE: Milk Run Nostalgia

From the 15 June 1990 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> timetable: AA755, DC-10 <acronym title="Port of Spain / Trinidad - Piarco International (POS / TTPP), Trinidad and Tobago">POS</acronym>-<acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (Isla Verde) (SJU / TJSJ), Pu...

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by 28L28L
Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM At Melbourne (question)
Replies: 2
Views: 3975

KLM At Melbourne (question)

Does anyone know when <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> ceased operations at <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>? From what I was able to find, through much searching, it appears that <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines"...

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by 28L28L
Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did Varig Begin Nagoya?
Replies: 1
Views: 2225

When Did Varig Begin Nagoya?

Does anyone know when Varig first began operations at <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acronym>? I suspect it may have been when the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 came on line? Varig ceased <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair Inter...

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by 28L28L
Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF A380 @ JFK
Replies: 14
Views: 8624

RE: QF A380 @ JFK

Qantas did the same thing in <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>. It was a one time scheduled flight that had been arranged some weeks in advance. <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OQC arrived <acronym title="San Francisco - ...

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by 28L28L
Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF VH-OEJ, New Name?
Replies: 7
Views: 5261

QF VH-OEJ, New Name?

Just saw <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OEJ at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. I noticed that there is now a short name added just aft of the cockpit windows. Also there is another marking below this area. I was rath...

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by 28L28L
Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia At MEL (question)
Replies: 17
Views: 8858

RE: Alitalia At MEL (question)

Cheers, AlitaliaDC10
I appreciate your help.

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by 28L28L
Sat Jul 28, 2012 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia At MEL (question)
Replies: 17
Views: 8858

Alitalia At MEL (question)

I know that Alitalia suspended service from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> in Oct. '00. My question is when did Alitalia <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>...

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by 28L28L
Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The History Of LGA Terminal C
Replies: 9
Views: 5134

RE: The History Of LGA Terminal C

In the photo, there appears to be a couple of NW 727s parked at the terminal to the right. I thought that the DL terminal (D) opened in that spot in 1983? Can anyone provide an explanation?
Thanks

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by 28L28L
Sun Jul 08, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ansett Airways, Pre ANA Question
Replies: 6
Views: 3290

RE: Ansett Airways, Pre ANA Question

Thanks to everyone for your responses. I really appreciate them.
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ansett Airways, Pre ANA Question
Replies: 6
Views: 3290

Ansett Airways, Pre ANA Question

In researching Ansett Australia history, I'm learning that Ansett was a rather small airline until the 1957 acquisition of Australian National Airways. Can anyone tell me in general terms, what regions of Australia Ansett covered in the 1950s, prior to the acquisition? It appears that they may have ...

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by 28L28L
Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport 1975 Question
Replies: 6
Views: 3641

RE: Airport 1975 Question

I always figured that the the interior of that 747 was more of a PA configuration. The F/C galley in the film was immediately behind the spiral stairs, while <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> had the two galleys further aft, and below cabin level. The couch where Linda Blair laid...

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by 28L28L
Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstar To Start Singapore To Cairns
Replies: 29
Views: 6955

RE: Jetstar To Start Singapore To Cairns

The 31 March 96 <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> timetable shows <acronym title="Cairns (CNS / YBCS), Australia - Queensland">CNS</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> (QF61) and <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore"...

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by 28L28L
Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways At GIG (question)
Replies: 2
Views: 3403

South African Airways At GIG (question)

Can anyone enlighten me as to when South African Airways ceased operations at <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL), Brazil">GIG</acronym>? Was it at the same time that <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Bra...

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by 28L28L
Thu May 24, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar A340 And Turkish A-330 At SFO?
Replies: 1
Views: 2830

Qatar A340 And Turkish A-330 At SFO?

Anyone know why these airraft are now parked at SFO? The Qatar A340 has been there at least two days.

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by 28L28L
Mon May 21, 2012 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bullitt @ SFO?
Replies: 16
Views: 3991

RE: Bullitt @ SFO?

I seem to recall that mechanics were taxiing the various aircraft around the taxiways leading to the runway 01s. Sound effects were added to suggest takeoff power.

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by 28L28L
Thu May 17, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas History At DEL (question)
Replies: 2
Views: 3278

Qantas History At DEL (question)

Does anyone know when Qantas first began operations at <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym>? I suspect that it may have been during the time frame that <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (...

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by 28L28L
Thu May 10, 2012 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas In North Queensland (question)
Replies: 1
Views: 2321

Qantas In North Queensland (question)

Can anyone tell me when Qantas ceased the remaining 737 mainline service from Hamilton Island? From what I recall, <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 737s were still at HTI in the 2005 / 2006 timeframe. Also, how long had the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 737s been o...

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by 28L28L
Tue May 01, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexican B727 "crash" In Test
Replies: 30
Views: 17410

RE: Mexican B727 "crash" In Test

This 200 flew for Singapore and VASP, prior to joining AS.

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by 28L28L
Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines 717 N491HA Question
Replies: 1
Views: 3399

Hawaiian Airlines 717 N491HA Question

Does anyone know the Hawaiian name of the latest 717 to join the HA fleet, N491HA? I read somewhere that it is named 'Akohekohe. I thought that name was given to a 767 (N597HA).
Thanks for any information.
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA's Newest Asian Destination Starts Today (w/vid)
Replies: 11
Views: 4913

RE: HA's Newest Asian Destination Starts Today (w/vid)

Does anyone know which 767 had the honor of operating the inaugural today?
Mahalo.

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by 28L28L
Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Former Destinations Question
Replies: 64
Views: 5624

RE: UA Former Destinations Question

Pendleton, OR (PDT), until 1981.

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by 28L28L
Sat Apr 14, 2012 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 At MIA On Evening Of 11 April
Replies: 20
Views: 8846

RE: 707 At MIA On Evening Of 11 April

Looked like a 300 series. Also appeared to be silver, but not certain. It was difficult to make out specifics due to it being at night, along with lights bouncing off the fuselage. No reg. info either.

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by 28L28L
Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 At MIA On Evening Of 11 April
Replies: 20
Views: 8846

707 At MIA On Evening Of 11 April

Does anyone have any information on the beautiful 707 that was parked at the hangar area north of runway 08L/26R at MIA on Wednesday evening. It looked spectacular, bathed in surrounding lights in the evening sky!
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 747-300 Question
Replies: 23
Views: 5359

RE: Qantas 747-300 Question

Qantas flew the 747-338 on <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> right up to...

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by 28L28L
Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas History At MIA (question)
Replies: 3
Views: 3474

Aerolineas Argentinas History At MIA (question)

Does anyone know when <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym> first began scheduled operations at <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>? While I've been searching for the date, the best I could find is an advertisement for four fligh...

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by 28L28L
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia To Suspend Madrid-Johannesburg Service
Replies: 56
Views: 15453

RE: Iberia To Suspend Madrid-Johannesburg Service

When did IB first begin operating flights to JNB?

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by 28L28L
Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW At LGA, Concourse Question
Replies: 6
Views: 2968

TW At LGA, Concourse Question

Can anyone tell me which concourse <acronym title="TWA Transworld Airlines (USA)">TW</acronym> utilized at <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>? I found several photographs in the data base that shows <acronym title="TWA Transworld Airlines (USA)">TW</acr...

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by 28L28L
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Falls Ill Before LAS/DFW Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 11524

RE: AA Pilot Falls Ill Before LAS/DFW Flight

Though I cannot answer your question with regard to the pilot, I would like to recognize your kindness and compassion.
Despite your itinerary being interrupted, you still were concerned about the well being of the pilot.
Thanks for your post. Hope you find some answers.
Cheers.

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by 28L28L
Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Flight Attendant Bid Sheet - ORD - 1985
Replies: 24
Views: 11589

RE: Eastern Flight Attendant Bid Sheet - ORD - 1985

Did the ORD base close when the "Moonlight Special" left in 1987?

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