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by UN_B732
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spotting at TGU
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Spotting at TGU

Has anyone gone spotting at Toncontin? I can't find much (if any) information online about good vantage points, and how to access them from the airport.

Thanks!

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by UN_B732
Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"
Replies: 131
Views: 24170

Re: Russian Plane "Disappears from Radar"

Thank you. In fact; according to the Washington Post article about the tragedy; Dr. Glinka was accompanying a shipment of medical supplies to a Children's Hospital. Well, Russian Air Force planes usually have to take a detour over the Caspian Sea towards Iran and via Iraq to Latakia. So that may exp...

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by UN_B732
Sun Dec 25, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"
Replies: 131
Views: 24170

Re: Russian Plane "Disappears from Radar"

JayBCNLON; if you really truly believe that you have no knowledge of this situation and how people felt about Elisaveta. This is a woman who would go into war-ravaged areas to perform charity work. A scapegoat to entertain the troops? Give me a break... Also; your tasteless comment about someone who...

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by UN_B732
Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-400 In United Livery
Replies: 37
Views: 12144

RE: 737-400 In United Livery

This really peaked my curiosity, so I started looking at the history of this bird. She flew as <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym>-538 for East Air (EG) an outfit out of Tajikistan, also in the Rising Blue livery. <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIA...

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by UN_B732
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is OO Taking Over All UA Ops In BOI
Replies: 10
Views: 2816

RE: Is OO Taking Over All UA Ops In BOI

Frankly, I'm surprised UA chose OO. I somehow would have expected them to choose a cheaper, less reputable handler.

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by UN_B732
Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viability Of A 5-5:30am Chicago-LGA Flight
Replies: 49
Views: 5848

RE: Viability Of A 5-5:30am Chicago-LGA Flight

UA used to have a 05:00 <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>, now I know it's not quite the same as <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtis...

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by UN_B732
Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Catiii ILS At ORH To Be Done By Aug. 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2336

RE: Catiii ILS At ORH To Be Done By Aug. 2017

The only one I see that seems plausible, to me, is Frontier, especially if JetBlue pulls out of ORH.

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by UN_B732
Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't UA Send The 739's Into LGA?
Replies: 58
Views: 11249

RE: Why Doesn't UA Send The 739's Into LGA?

I'm pretty sure I have seen UA 739s at LGA in the past; but could be my memory failing me.

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by UN_B732
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 744 N661US To Flight Museum
Replies: 97
Views: 23889

RE: Delta 744 N661US To Flight Museum

I'm surprised noone mentioned the significance of this aircraft and NW85; quite a miraculous save, IMHO.

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by UN_B732
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Outsources Work In DEN And MKE
Replies: 70
Views: 8959

RE: Frontier Airlines Outsources Work In DEN And MKE

Former <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> CSA here. Sad to hear this.. but I think the writing was on the wal...

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by UN_B732
Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Demise At CMH
Replies: 61
Views: 9259

RE: UA Demise At CMH

For the record, CMH was also outsourced during the 15 stations that were outsourced a few months ago.

-UN

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by UN_B732
Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Frontier Part 45
Replies: 295
Views: 26813

RE: New Frontier Part 45

Speaking of Great Lakes / <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>, Are they flying any 9-seat Beech 1900s under 135 yet? Still think that's an extremely clever way for ...

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by UN_B732
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest @ ORD Today
Replies: 17
Views: 11306

RE: Southwest @ ORD Today

I heard they had a flaps issue that required them landing at ORD thanks to the longer runway.
Also heard that pax were bused to Midway.

[Edited 2013-11-24 23:06:44]

[Edited 2013-11-24 23:06:52]

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by UN_B732
Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT-DEN On An ERJ?
Replies: 64
Views: 10080

RE: PIT-DEN On An ERJ?

CO used to fly <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Boise - Air Terminal / Gowen Field (Municipal) (BOI / KBOI), USA - Idaho">BOI</acronym> and <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas"...

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by UN_B732
Thu May 06, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Airlines Believe In Fast Taxi?
Replies: 12
Views: 5724

RE: What Airlines Believe In Fast Taxi?

Everytime I've flown F9 or seen an F9 plane taxi it seems like they really like to book it..

-A

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by UN_B732
Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is JST-AOO The Shortest Sched Flight In The US?
Replies: 11
Views: 9773

Is JST-AOO The Shortest Sched Flight In The US?

At a whopping 27 miles, is this segment (a tag-on) the shortest flight in the US? It seems like the shortest flight in the UA system.. but I might be wrong.
Based on the posts in a thread in 2005, noone named a current shortest flight..

-A

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by UN_B732
Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Anyone Flown A Reconfigured UA777?
Replies: 16
Views: 7490

RE: Has Anyone Flown A Reconfigured UA777?

Anyone know the tail # or the latest ETA on it? I read on another forum it should've been out between the 14th and the 17th..

-a

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by UN_B732
Fri Mar 19, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Exec. Should Be On Undercover Boss?
Replies: 5
Views: 3211

RE: Which Airline Exec. Should Be On Undercover Boss?

I would love to see Tilton. Especially since *everybody* loves him and what he's doing for United ;]

-a

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by UN_B732
Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Longest Travelled To See Your Bf/Gf For A Weekend?
Replies: 45
Views: 4202

RE: Longest Travelled To See Your Bf/Gf For A Weekend?

I had an ex in Northern New York and I was in Moscow, Russia for a year. Although I never visited her for a weekend, my shortest trip was for 5 days up there. I flew <acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">Z...

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by UN_B732
Mon Jan 04, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Menu Cards In Economy?
Replies: 42
Views: 22023

RE: Airline Menu Cards In Economy?

Back when <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flew <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> they gave out a menu in Coach.. sorry Main Cabin.. I still have it s...

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by UN_B732
Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United New 767 Business ORD-DEN W/ Pix
Replies: 6
Views: 16121

RE: United New 767 Business ORD-DEN W/ Pix

Congrats on getting a free upgrade!
You're lucky you got put on the upg list, the last time I got rebooked into Y, online check-in said I was on the upgrade list - but I wasn't on the list, and no upgrade ever materialized.

-A

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by UN_B732
Thu Sep 17, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Short Haul First Class Question
Replies: 5
Views: 6533

RE: UA Short Haul First Class Question

Another person doing the <acronym title="Spokane - International (Geiger Field) (GEG / KGEG), USA - Washington">GEG</acronym> run  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> I'll be doing it in October. Let me know what they serve, my evening <acronym title="OLD: Denver...

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by UN_B732
Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drunken It Girl Cavorts On Plane
Replies: 48
Views: 5054

RE: Drunken It Girl Cavorts On Plane

That is one very lucky passenger  Smile Reminds me of my bad luck when I fly - whenever I'm in coach, the hot girls are up front, whenever I'm up front, the hot girls are in the back.

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by UN_B732
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK PSA On Texting While Driving
Replies: 5
Views: 2753

RE: UK PSA On Texting While Driving

Just watched this on YouTube. Really powerful stuff. Sure, it's not the typical sterilized stuff the American public seems used to, but if violence on TV is acceptable (which it is), this should be part of every Drivers' Ed course.

-A

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by UN_B732
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aeroflot Nice-Moscow-Tashkent, A321 + B767
Replies: 17
Views: 28061

RE: Aeroflot Nice-Moscow-Tashkent, A321 + B767

The <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym> 321 had drop down screens? I wonder when they got rid of them. They didn't have them when I flew last year or this year. A very nice trip report! I think <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym> is definitely improvin...

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by UN_B732
Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moldova, Ukraine And Around - Part III: TSR To KBP
Replies: 6
Views: 26734

RE: Moldova, Ukraine And Around - Part III: TSR To KBP

A very nice trip report, and finally some domestic Ukrainian action on here! Do you know which routes the An-148 flies? I love your description of the drive from KBP to the city.. spot on!

-A

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by UN_B732
Tue Jun 23, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta DL 96/84: CVG-CAI In Y (pics)
Replies: 12
Views: 16069

RE: Delta DL 96/84: CVG-CAI In Y (pics)

Nice report!

In this case VFR means Visiting Friends and Relatives, passengers who are generally low-yielding, who travel abroad to visit friends and relatives.
VFR also means Visual Flight Rules.. but that's not the point here :P

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by UN_B732
Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jat Airways – Milan To Belgrade
Replies: 19
Views: 10842

RE: Jat Airways – Milan To Belgrade

BEG-PRN with JU.. that would be surprising.

[Edited 2009-06-22 11:00:55]

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by UN_B732
Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jat Airways – Milan To Belgrade
Replies: 19
Views: 10842

RE: Jat Airways – Milan To Belgrade

Nice report!!! Back when I lived in <acronym title="Belgrade - Nikola Tesla (Surcin) (BEG / LYBE), Serbia">BEG</acronym>, I always wish I had flown Jat.. When did they refurbish their 737s? What did they do? And hey, at least you weren't listening to turbofolk! This one driver was blasting it on a b...

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by UN_B732
Mon Jun 15, 2009 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LX A330-200 Headphone Jack
Replies: 1
Views: 5779

RE: LX A330-200 Headphone Jack

You'll need an adapter as far as I know, to the two prong headphones. You can buy one pretty cheaply (I don't know where in Switzerland, electronics store?) If you don't get one, the ones <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> provi...

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by UN_B732
Thu Jun 11, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-HIA-CLE On CO (with Pics)
Replies: 6
Views: 11229

RE: CLE-HIA-CLE On CO (with Pics)

Great report!! I believe that <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 you saw take off was probably one of the US Dept. of Justice flights carrying prisoners (Conair). If I remember right they run a few of their flights in/out of <acronym title="Harrisburg - International (Olmsted Field) (MD...

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by UN_B732
Sun May 31, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Girlfriend Broke Up With Me
Replies: 100
Views: 9358

RE: My Girlfriend Broke Up With Me

My friend, the ship seems to have sunk.

It's time to hit a partyy and forget that girl ever existed.

-a

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by UN_B732
Mon May 25, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Spring Break 2008 - LAX-SVO-DXB In SU Business
Replies: 17
Views: 23354

RE: Spring Break 2008 - LAX-SVO-DXB In SU Business

The Aeroflot 763 is two class. No First anymore on Aeroflot  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad">. About Aeroflot service - I have to agree. I flew <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> C <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherland...

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by UN_B732
Mon May 25, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can I Have Elite Perks While Not Being Elite
Replies: 1
Views: 2927

RE: Can I Have Elite Perks While Not Being Elite

Hi: United doesn't have a status called Platinum.. If you want some of the elite perks, you can buy them from <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>: even though personally I don't think it's worth it. https://store.united.com/traveloptions/control/category?category_id=UM_PMRLINE&navSou...

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by UN_B732
Sun May 24, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Intl City For Spotting...
Replies: 8
Views: 5728

RE: Best Intl City For Spotting...

Amsterdam. It's famous for spotting. Lots of places to go, no fences (just ditches), you can get really close to the traffic. No doubt, I'd go to AMS and check out the city as well.

-A

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by UN_B732
Sat May 23, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Spring Break 2008 - LAX-SVO-DXB In SU Business
Replies: 17
Views: 23354

RE: Spring Break 2008 - LAX-SVO-DXB In SU Business

Excellent trip report! I flew <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym> from <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym>-<acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>-<acronym title="Moscow - She...

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by UN_B732
Fri May 22, 2009 12:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comparing NW And KL Over The Atlantic In C On A330
Replies: 7
Views: 15144

RE: Comparing NW And KL Over The Atlantic In C On A330

I actually flew on N803NW a couple of weeks after you, also in C and had the same impression of <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>. The C was a bit unrefined, on <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-...

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by UN_B732
Thu May 21, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Union(Kras Air) 7B128;15/JUN/08;KJA-DME;T154;Y
Replies: 5
Views: 7784

RE: Air Union(Kras Air) 7B128;15/JUN/08;KJA-DME;T154;Y

Very good English and report =).. Good to read about AirUnion, especially now that they're gone..

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by UN_B732
Tue May 19, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iberia IB 6165: 08/FEB/09: MAD-BOS: Y Cabin
Replies: 39
Views: 33882

RE: Iberia IB 6165: 08/FEB/09: MAD-BOS: Y Cabin

Iberia usually publishes the cheapest fares for Moscow to Boston. Now I see why. No way am I taking <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>. I've always thought they're a low quality carrier, and this just confirms it. Any chance you could e-mail me your "inside story"? I have a couple of ideas...

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by UN_B732
Sun May 17, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: RTW On Star In Y - Part 2 CDG-ZRH-JFK
Replies: 9
Views: 12309

RE: RTW On Star In Y - Part 2 CDG-ZRH-JFK

A good report- I'm flying <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> on the morning flight in a couple of weeks (and back...

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by UN_B732
Sat May 16, 2009 12:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Regionals, How Do They Compare?
Replies: 31
Views: 7370

RE: US Regionals, How Do They Compare?

Doesn't Horizon have the best pay for the right seat though? I have to agree Republic belongs in the best list, or somewhere between best and average.
If you'd call Cape Air a regional, I'd def. place them in the best list, even though they're not 121 (except for those GUM ops)
-A

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by UN_B732
Thu May 14, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM 1263 AMS-NCE + Pics
Replies: 9
Views: 9383

RE: KLM 1263 AMS-NCE + Pics

A five year old was seated in the exit row and opened the exit? how did that happen? talk about an odd story =)) nice trip report!

-a

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by UN_B732
Wed May 13, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flaps Not Extended Before Takeoff -What Would You
Replies: 26
Views: 9184

Flaps Not Extended Before Takeoff -What Would You

idk, if we were on a 767 or 737 and we were rolling into position with no flaps, I'd get into the aisle and start screaming. I know that sounds frantic, but in the extremely unlikely event the pilots forgot, I'd rather risk arrest than risk petering out near the threshold.

-a

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by UN_B732
Wed May 06, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Internet Speed: Speed Test
Replies: 155
Views: 6972

RE: What Is Your Internet Speed: Speed Test

DSL at Home:


Aircard:

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by UN_B732
Tue May 05, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maks 2009 - Russia
Replies: 4
Views: 1713

RE: Maks 2009 - Russia

I'm going to try to be here for it :]

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by UN_B732
Fri May 01, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AZ - JFK-FCO-CDG, MAD-FCO-JFK
Replies: 31
Views: 18819

RE: AZ - JFK-FCO-CDG, MAD-FCO-JFK

Great TR! I love how you stopped in Italy to get to Paris  Smile

-A

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by UN_B732
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taxi Driver ''picks Up'' His Passengers, Literally
Replies: 10
Views: 2609

RE: Taxi Driver ''picks Up'' His Passengers, Literally

Yeah their faces look very plastic -- but nonetheless, thumbs up to the cabbie! That is the life..

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by UN_B732
Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Priceline: Worst Known Awesome Secret, Ever.
Replies: 15
Views: 5176

RE: Priceline: Worst Known Awesome Secret, Ever.

Do managers really bargain? I always thought that was a thing of the past, and they wouldn't change rates unless you were an important customer getting many rooms..

-a

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by UN_B732
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: S7 Airlines DME-KZN-DME [w/pics]
Replies: 13
Views: 16473

RE: S7 Airlines DME-KZN-DME [w/pics]

If it serves as any consolation, they're in bright green colors now! Never flew an NW 319 in the states  Sad

-A

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by UN_B732
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: S7 Airlines DME-KZN-DME [w/pics]
Replies: 13
Views: 16473

RE: S7 Airlines DME-KZN-DME [w/pics]

Me too! I really, really, really want to try the Let 410 this summer. Like from Kazan to Ufa or something. I have to see how fares are, I suspect it's going to be expensive. It's too bad they don't fly the An-2 anymore  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> There's s...

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