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by salvation
Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Haneda Jumbo!: Cathay Pacific Business Class
Replies: 22
Views: 14478

RE: The Haneda Jumbo!: Cathay Pacific Business Class

Thank you for sharing. I will be flying <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> for the first time, starting in <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, transiting in <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Ko...

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by salvation
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Farewell DC-10! Biman Scenic Flight At BHX
Replies: 16
Views: 10500

RE: Farewell DC-10! Biman Scenic Flight At BHX

thanks for sharing! my last DC-10-30 was back in 2001 (one week before 9-11) when I flew GUM-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> aboard <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>'s DC-10-3...

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by salvation
Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 5 Stops: UA Island Hopper HNL-GUM Video Report
Replies: 22
Views: 16970

RE: 5 Stops: UA Island Hopper HNL-GUM Video Report

I've been following your reports since you began on airliners, and never thought you would report a trip about my region of the world! First, congratulations on completing the journey. I am sure the flight attendants found it amazing that you were going to take the journey with them. When I took my ...

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by salvation
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LH First Class IAH-FRA-NRT 744/A380 Pics++
Replies: 24
Views: 34733

RE: LH First Class IAH-FRA-NRT 744/A380 Pics++

i fondly remember your trip reports to and from <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> in BusinessFirst. now you're a global traveler, doing international first class reports. great job. i too have enjoyed...

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by salvation
Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report On Northwest: NW20/21 SIN-NRT-SIN
Replies: 6
Views: 8593

RE: Trip Report On Northwest: NW20/21 SIN-NRT-SIN

Great report and thanks for sharing. The airline industry has certainly changed since you flew these flgihts...Delta merging with Northwest, Continental leaving Sky Team for Star, and now Continental merging with United. How exciting that we get to be a part of aviation history.

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by salvation
Wed May 12, 2010 2:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CO New BusinessFirst Flat-Bed 777 EWR-PVG
Replies: 30
Views: 28268

RE: CO New BusinessFirst Flat-Bed 777 EWR-PVG

thank you, thank you, thank you.

i'm flying to LHR in July and can't wait!

safe travels.

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by salvation
Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cockpit TR: NW 747-400 Captain's Final Flight
Replies: 32
Views: 25284

RE: Cockpit TR: NW 747-400 Captain's Final Flight

W O W !

Thanks again for sharing and for documenting your father's final voyage. It's been a pleasure reading all of your reports and I hope you will do many more despite the eventual change in your NRSA priority.

All the best to your father!

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by salvation
Sun Nov 22, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CO957 “A Micronesian Odyssey” – The Island Hopper
Replies: 41
Views: 26111

RE: CO957 “A Micronesian Odyssey” – The Island Hopper

You have earned your wings in Micronesia. You no doubt enjoyed the experience. Up until 2000 or 2001 there was an additional stop between MAJ and <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> and that was JON so the trip was even longer ...

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by salvation
Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NW 747-400 Tokyo To Honolulu Biz Class (pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 23922

RE: NW 747-400 Tokyo To Honolulu Biz Class (pics)

You remind me of me during my college years...taking a hop during my spare time just cause it was the cool thing to do. I recall using my <acronym title="Sahara Airlines (India)">S2</acronym> allotments on the longer routes just so I could get BusinessElite...and they never failed! Of course back th...

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by salvation
Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HNL-MAJ-KWA-KSA-PNI-TKK-GUM CO957
Replies: 9
Views: 8335

RE: HNL-MAJ-KWA-KSA-PNI-TKK-GUM CO957

Excellent! I'm surprised you were cleared with <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> tickets given the weight restrictions and all. None the less, what a great value for the priveleges you have in the industry and glad you were able to enjoy The Marshalls, Micronesia, and the Mar...

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by salvation
Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 762/763/764 Engines
Replies: 22
Views: 6571

762/763/764 Engines

Hi folks, is the engine type the same for the 762/763/764's?

Are there any differences in thrust, or technological advancements of one engine type over the other.

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by salvation
Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-BWI-IAH-HNL CO BF To Work On A Ship (pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 22562

RE: CLE-BWI-IAH-HNL CO BF To Work On A Ship (pics)

I had to re-read the posting date to ensure this was not a duplicate as I recall you had a similar report not too long ago. Thanks for sharing and it is indeed a welcoming sight to see menus and sundaes back on <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">AL...

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by salvation
Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HA Pilot Trip Report #2 (pics)
Replies: 53
Views: 34288

RE: HA Pilot Trip Report #2 (pics)

THANK YOU for sharing your journey! It's always a pleasure to see "cabin" trip reports, but reports from the "office" are a definite treat! I can relate to the landing experience in <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym>...some days it's nice and smooth and others it's hel...

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by salvation
Sun Oct 05, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Trip Report! CO CLE-IAH-HNL W/pics
Replies: 16
Views: 20043

RE: My First Trip Report! CO CLE-IAH-HNL W/pics

thx for sharing! how true it is the pleasent mode everyone is in when flying to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>! What amazes me though is how much the inflight service has changed on this specific route since <acronym title...

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by salvation
Sat Sep 06, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA, To Rome And Back JFK-FCO-FCO-LHR-JFK Biz Class
Replies: 10
Views: 21355

RE: AA, To Rome And Back JFK-FCO-FCO-LHR-JFK Biz Class

Great report! Thx for sharing...I'm a dedicated fan of <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>, and if I had my way would have preferred the OneWorld Alliance for reasons you clearly highlighted above and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>. Oh well...thx ...

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by salvation
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HNL-ORD-OKC UA 002 First Class Pics And Vid
Replies: 29
Views: 26431

RE: HNL-ORD-OKC UA 002 First Class Pics And Vid

the CO 764 was likely flight 001 continuing on to GUM...

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by salvation
Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian Flying Daily Over Wake Is. & Guam (Pics)
Replies: 15
Views: 9357

RE: Hawaiian Flying Daily Over Wake Is. & Guam (Pi

Aloha...THANK YOU for sharing these photos. Guam is my home town, so I've always wondered what it looks like from that altitude. You have also confirmed my curiousity as to what the exact routing is on those flights. May I ask how is the new <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL...

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by salvation
Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UAL LAX-SYD First Class Suite (Many Pics)
Replies: 43
Views: 31156

RE: UAL LAX-SYD First Class Suite (Many Pics)

Gosh, for an international first class product you just can't compare this to anything. The presentation of the food and the food itself look more like domestic first class. the seats are similar to what many have described being beat up and old. that is very sad and as you said deceiving. thank you...

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by salvation
Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Korean Air KE 702: 07/OCT/07: NRT-ICN: J Cabin
Replies: 18
Views: 33220

RE: Korean Air KE 702: 07/OCT/07: NRT-ICN: J Cabin

i was on the same routing as you for one of my business trips to singapore last year. I did GUM-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>(CS), <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-<acronym title=...

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by salvation
Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL110 ATL-LAX - First Revenue Flight!
Replies: 36
Views: 12173

RE: DL110 ATL-LAX - First Revenue Flight!

Thank you very much for sharing history with us!

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by salvation
Sat Oct 06, 2007 4:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cathay Delight: A Trip To Asia's World City
Replies: 62
Views: 35355

RE: Cathay Delight: A Trip To Asia's World City

Thank you for sharing yet another outstanding report.

Keep them coming!

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by salvation
Sat Sep 15, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CO Mike HNL-GUM Island Hopper [Pics]
Replies: 30
Views: 33240

RE: CO Mike HNL-GUM Island Hopper [Pics]

welcome to Guam and hope you enjoyed your journey on the famous island hopper. the west bound flight (957) will normally start filling up in <acronym title="Pohnpei Island - Pohnpei International (Ponape) (PNI / PTPN), Micronesia">PNI</acronym> and <acronym title="Weno Island - Chuuk International (...

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by salvation
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NRT/GUM On NWA WBC - 747-200 (pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 11810

RE: NRT/GUM On NWA WBC - 747-200 (pics)

It really does amaze me what people will do to ride on a particular plane...  Smile

Thank you for sharing...I'm from Guam. Hope you enjoyed your short stay there? What hotel were you in?

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by salvation
Fri Jun 01, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL BusinessElite CPH-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 7162

RE: DL BusinessElite CPH-ATL

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by salvation
Tue May 29, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL BusinessElite CPH-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 7162

RE: DL BusinessElite CPH-ATL

Thanks for sharing! Continental used to not use trays for the main portion of the meal service, but it's been my experience for the past four years now that they begin the meal service with the linen laid on the table, then a tray that's complete with your utensils, drinking glasses, and salt and pe...

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by salvation
Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SCL-Easter Island (lots Of Pics)
Replies: 50
Views: 11605

RE: SCL-Easter Island (lots Of Pics)

Thanks for sharing! Very nice report. Coming from the Pacific (<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> to be exact), is that the only way to get to IPC via <acronym title="Santiago - Arturo Merino Benitez (Pudahuel) (SCL / SCEL), C...

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by salvation
Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Korean Air Business: Excellence In Flight? (pics)
Replies: 64
Views: 35762

RE: Korean Air Business: Excellence In Flight? (pics)

I've been reading your reports for some time now, and is this the first time you've gone via Asia to return to the U.S. from your homeland? If so, seems like you made the right choice. I've always wondered what <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>'s service is like now a days and have seriously ...

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by salvation
Sat Dec 30, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MEL-BKK Via SIN - Aboard OS And TG
Replies: 28
Views: 18330

RE: MEL-BKK Via SIN - Aboard OS And TG

Great report and great pictures! The airline from <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> looks like an exceptional business class product compared to others I've flown at l...

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by salvation
Mon Oct 16, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore SQ 21: 20/SEP/06: EWR-SIN: J Cabin
Replies: 32
Views: 33705

RE: Singapore SQ 21: 20/SEP/06: EWR-SIN: J Cabin

Thank you very much for sharing.

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by salvation
Sat Oct 14, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's "Island Hopper" Flight Crew Staffing
Replies: 6
Views: 4878

RE: CO's "Island Hopper" Flight Crew Staffing

They used to switch off in either Kosrae or Pohnpei. As of late though, they go straight through (i.e. HNL-GUM) with no crew swaps.

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by salvation
Fri Oct 13, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's Island Hopper Loads
Replies: 6
Views: 3566

RE: CO's Island Hopper Loads

I flew <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-GUM direction (CS 957) a few times, some in coach and some in business. My observation: <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">H...

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by salvation
Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Crew Report, DTW-NRT-SPN On NW
Replies: 28
Views: 13825

RE: Crew Report, DTW-NRT-SPN On NW

thanks for sharing those photos on the return trip...I always wondered what the nose section of NW's 744 looked like (only been in 742).

Seems very spacious. Was that your crew briefing taking place?

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by salvation
Sat Sep 23, 2006 8:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TG MEL-BKK-LAX-JFK-BKK-MEL In J Class Photo Report
Replies: 30
Views: 33436

RE: TG MEL-BKK-LAX-JFK-BKK-MEL In J Class Photo Report

I've now read several TG reports in J, and they all represent TG as a very professional and accommodating airline.

Thanks for sharing, I hope I can fly them one day.

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by salvation
Fri Sep 22, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL BusinessElite LGW ATL
Replies: 8
Views: 7677

RE: DL BusinessElite LGW ATL

Seems like DL has definitely upped their game. Nice report. Thanks for sharing.

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by salvation
Fri Sep 22, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MSY-IAH-HNL-IAH-MSY On CO (50+ Pics)
Replies: 18
Views: 12119

RE: MSY-IAH-HNL-IAH-MSY On CO (50+ Pics)

wow, you only spent 5 hours in beautiful <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>? glad to hear you enjoyed it from the airport. Being from the Pacific, I gues I take these over water flights for granted. Imagine my excitement thoug...

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by salvation
Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Crew Report, DTW-NRT-SPN On NW
Replies: 28
Views: 13825

RE: Crew Report, DTW-NRT-SPN On NW

hi! thanks for sharing again. seems you always get the <acronym title="Obyan - Saipan International (SPN / GSN / PGSN), Northern Mariana Islands">SPN</acronym> routes...try getting GUM once in a while. Would you happen to know when during the winter season will the 2nd <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita...

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by salvation
Tue Sep 12, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: G-IV SMO-LAS-SMO W/pics
Replies: 10
Views: 4866

RE: G-IV SMO-LAS-SMO W/pics

great report and thanks for sharing...my uncle is a G-V pilot for one of the companies out there and I eagerly await the opportunity to receive a phone call like you did inviting me for a ride.

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by salvation
Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: South African Airways IAD-JNB-PLZ (Lots Of Pics!)
Replies: 34
Views: 33796

RE: South African Airways IAD-JNB-PLZ (Lots Of Pics!)

thanks for sharing! aren't those Bose headsets amazing? Since buying mine a few years ago, I can't board a plane without it. Take my laptop and toiletries, but please don't take my ipod and bose noise cancelling headsets.

 Smile

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by salvation
Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CDG-IAD AF Espace Premiere Part IV
Replies: 13
Views: 8584

RE: CDG-IAD AF Espace Premiere Part IV

thank you for sharing! previous reports indicated much to be desired from Air France in First, but your 4 part synopsis says otherwise.

Thank you again.

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by salvation
Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CX: JFK-HKG-DXB In Y A346/772 (Lots Of Pics/Vids)
Replies: 70
Views: 34172

RE: CX: JFK-HKG-DXB In Y A346/772 (Lots Of Pics/Vids)

Great report, and thank you for sharing.

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by salvation
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Switching To 772ER On IAH-EZE?
Replies: 8
Views: 5426

RE: CO Switching To 772ER On IAH-EZE?

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by salvation
Tue Aug 01, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: HNL-OAK On Aloha's 60th With F/A Fashion Show Pics
Replies: 24
Views: 13685

RE: HNL-OAK On Aloha's 60th With F/A Fashion Show Pics

Great report, and thank you for sharing. I feel AQ is on the right track again, and look forward to the programs they plan to introduce post-bankruptcy.

Thank you very much!

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by salvation
Sun Jul 30, 2006 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Photos - CX F Cooking Demo (LAX-HKG)
Replies: 17
Views: 14819

Photos - CX F Cooking Demo (LAX-HKG)

Thank you very much for sharing...I know something like this was hard work, and thank you to the crew who allowed you to take all these shots.

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by salvation
Sat Jul 22, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: World Business Class Back To Japan (+JL And PR)
Replies: 15
Views: 25758

RE: World Business Class Back To Japan (+JL And PR)

Thank you for sharing! Your report answered a number of questions I had up until reading your report including what <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s 744's are like on the top, and the new airport in <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NG...

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by salvation
Thu Jul 20, 2006 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental CS Job- Advise?
Replies: 12
Views: 2379

RE: Continental CS Job- Advise?

I know that they have consistently been ranked among the best places to work in America. Their culture is great...I would love to work there one day. I read Gordon's book, and they truly do practice what they preach at <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>. I know several who work...

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by salvation
Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DeltaGator Goes "Down Under" With QF And DL (pics)
Replies: 26
Views: 16137

RE: DeltaGator Goes "Down Under" With QF And DL (pics)

great report! from what I know, Delta is undergoing a complete inflight transformation, and a number of those initiatives should be well under way, so happy to hear that they took care of you, and recognized you "loyalty" to them.

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by salvation
Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CO 98 HKG-EWR Economy Class
Replies: 12
Views: 9200

RE: CO 98 HKG-EWR Economy Class

i admire you for flying coach on such a long flight...then again, you likely did not have any options from what I read.

Nice to hear of good CO Coach Service.

Did you have a return flight you could write about?

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by salvation
Fri Jun 30, 2006 6:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SW FA Trip Report #1 4day Trip Long
Replies: 8
Views: 8136

RE: SW FA Trip Report #1 4day Trip Long

great report.

thanks for sharing.

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by salvation
Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Around The World Air Canada Emirates JAL Pics+vids
Replies: 46
Views: 32833

RE: Around The World Air Canada Emirates JAL Pics+vids

great report too! there have been many great reports this week. thanks for sharing.

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by salvation
Mon Jun 26, 2006 8:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Star Alliance In C/F To Asia - Part 1 (Many Pics)
Replies: 41
Views: 33717

Star Alliance In C/F To Asia - Part 1 (Many Pics)

geez...what an excellent report and the quality of the pictures are outstanding! If the SQ service in Raffles is as you demonstrated, I can only imagine what their first class is like!

Anyways, great job, and enjoy your holiday.

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