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by hoons90
Mon Sep 12, 2022 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes of Dominican Republic
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

Re: New Routes of Dominican Republic

The La Romana/Dominicus area is truly stunning and I prefer the beaches there instead of the ones in Punta Cana, such as Bavaro. I'm glad to see more service to LRM even though PUJ isn't that far away.

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by hoons90
Fri Aug 26, 2022 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC increases YYZ-DXB to 6x weekly (January 2023)
Replies: 87
Views: 14143

Re: AC increases YYZ-DXB to 6x weekly (January 2023)

While I am okay with the idea of EK/EY being allowed to serve YVR, YUL and perhaps even YYC, I am skeptical of the argument that the South Asian community faces any undue difficulty in terms of their ability to visit their homeland. Not only are there non-stop flights being offered to multiple point...

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by hoons90
Thu Aug 25, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC increases YYZ-DXB to 6x weekly (January 2023)
Replies: 87
Views: 14143

Re: AC increases YYZ-DXB to 6x weekly (January 2023)

Its ridiculous that I moved to the United States of America from Canada (home airport ORD) and all of a sudden, I now can enjoy flying all ME3 airlines and other airlines nonstop from here without having to connect anywhere which is not the case in Canada. Also all flights here have a minimum of da...

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by hoons90
Thu Aug 25, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC increases YYZ-DXB to 6x weekly (January 2023)
Replies: 87
Views: 14143

Re: AC increases YYZ-DXB to 6x weekly (January 2023)

I am continually amazed at how incredibly uninformed the average a-netter is about politics and aviation in Canada. The bottom line is that if anyone doesn’t think our Minster of Transport is accurately representing Canadians then get off your ass and take it up with him. He is very accessible and ...

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by hoons90
Thu Aug 25, 2022 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 336
Views: 75633

Re: Aeroméxico News and Discussion Thread

Any chance of AM resuming NRT and ICN? There is daily ANA competition on MEX-NRT and AM should code-share with DL/KE's TPAC JV for MEX-ICN for both beyond ICN traffic and beyond MEX traffic. MEX is in a unique position as the northern most Latin American country with direct flights to Asia. Althoug...

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by hoons90
Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1509
Views: 318431

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

https://news.delta.com/delta-adds-secon ... -operation
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Delta is adding 3 more weekly frequencies on SEA-ICN as of December. SEA-ICN will be 10x weekly on DL metal and 5x weekly on KE metal.

https://news.delta.com/delta-adds-secon ... -operation

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by hoons90
Tue Aug 16, 2022 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 633
Views: 104559

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2022

It looks like Delta has removed PDX-ICN and PDX-HND from the schedule for the rest of 2022 through at least March 2023. Meanwhile SEA-ICN will be going from 7x weekly to 10x weekly on DL metal starting in December. Hopefully this isn't a sign that DL would rather consolidate traffic on SEA-ICN inst...

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by hoons90
Wed Aug 10, 2022 6:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: CYYZ down on LiveATC
Replies: 1
Views: 698

Re: CYYZ down on LiveATC

The business (Aviation World) that hosts the feeds is currently in the process of relocating. Once they complete the move, the feeds should go back online again.

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by hoons90
Sun Aug 07, 2022 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 202
Views: 49765

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2022

It could be that LH isn't doing all that well there either. Didn't they have 6 weekly or daily flights from FRA? I guess they don't want to create even more competition for themselves especially coming from within the family. Although I don't have any official stats on the matter, having done the r...

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by hoons90
Wed Aug 03, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest Discontinued flights
Replies: 52
Views: 3361

Re: Your longest Discontinued flights

Currently not in operation by any airline: HEL-YYZ on Finnair 757 ORD-DUS on American Airlines 767 TXL-JFK on Air Berlin A330-200 (Norse Atlantic and Delta will launch BER-JFK in the future). DUS-AUH on Etihad Airways A330-300 No longer flown by the airline in question, but operated by other airline...

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by hoons90
Tue Aug 02, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Airport to City Link (Rail, Bus etc.)
Replies: 35
Views: 2931

Re: Your Favourite Airport to City Link (Rail, Bus etc.)

Favourites: Hong Kong Airport Express - Fast and efficient, comfortable and has logical connections to other parts of the transit system. Beijing Capital Airport Express - See above Keisei Skyliner (Tokyo Narita) - See above Bangkok Airport Rail Link (Suvarnabhumi) - See above Fukuoka Subway - Only ...

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by hoons90
Wed Jul 27, 2022 4:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta's past in India
Replies: 14
Views: 1646

Re: Delta's past in India

Delta also operated JFK-CDG-MAA with its own metal (767-300ER) from May 2005 to November 2006.

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by hoons90
Sat Jul 16, 2022 4:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your shortest mainline flight and longest regional flight
Replies: 87
Views: 11055

Re: Your shortest mainline flight and longest regional flight

Shortest mainline: OGG-HNL on a Hawaiian Airlines A330(!). Sub for 717 during 717 pilot shortage. 100mi/87nm/162km.
Longest regional: YYZ-CLT on an American Eagle/PSA CRJ-900. 588mi/511nm/946km.

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by hoons90
Wed Jul 13, 2022 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates & Air Canada forms strategic partnership.
Replies: 98
Views: 11044

Re: Emirates & Air Canada forms strategic partnership.

Can someone please explain to me why British Airways, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, and Turkish are allowed daily flights to all three major cities in Canada while other big Middle East and Asian carriers are not? Why are their bilateral air agreement so different? Also why are U.S carrier...

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by hoons90
Wed Jul 13, 2022 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates & Air Canada forms strategic partnership.
Replies: 98
Views: 11044

Re: Emirates & Air Canada forms strategic partnership.

Great news, especially for Aeroplan members! I wonder if EK would open up the F cabin for Aeroplan bookings.

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by hoons90
Sun Jul 10, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest domestic and Shortest international flights
Replies: 29
Views: 1795

Re: Longest domestic and Shortest international flights

Shortest international: MUC-ZRH on a Helvetic Airways F-100 (operating for Lufthansa), 162mi/141nm/261km
Longest domestic: EWR-SFO on a Continental Airlines 737-800, 2,565mi/2,229nm/4,128km

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by hoons90
Mon Jul 04, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 912
Views: 202970

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022

Trying to make a change to an Aeroplan booking and I've been on hold for longer than 2 hours since award tickets cannot be changed online. Meanwhile, I was able to change a Delta award ticket online in less than 2 minutes. Easy peasy, with even the tax/fee differences being automatically credited to...

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by hoons90
Thu May 19, 2022 9:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Memorable Approaches as a Passenger?
Replies: 43
Views: 3268

Re: Most Memorable Approaches as a Passenger?

Kahului Airport, approaching from the South of Maui and landing from the East. Dramatic landscapes unlike anything I've seen!

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by hoons90
Tue May 17, 2022 9:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is up with scruffy United States airline grooming lately?Goy
Replies: 23
Views: 1823

Re: What is up with scruffy United States airline grooming lately?Goy

With all due respect, this is one of the most bizarre and unhinged rants I've ever seen on this site. Can't get any more superficial than dehumanizing others because of their appearance. Your viewpoints are such a pity.

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by hoons90
Fri May 06, 2022 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Cookie Recipe
Replies: 7
Views: 1495

Re: Midwest Express Cookie Recipe

I've had this saved on my hard drive for many years (under the title "Midwest Airlines Cookies"), but I'm not sure if it's the same one you had: Ingredients: 4 and a half cups of all purpose flour 2 tsp baking soda 2 cups of softened butter 1 and a half cups of packed brown sugar a half cu...

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by hoons90
Thu May 05, 2022 12:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Eurowhite liveries?
Replies: 42
Views: 3641

Re: Favorite Eurowhite liveries?

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by hoons90
Sat Apr 30, 2022 1:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2022 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 112
Views: 19203

Re: Your 2022 Booked/Flown Flights

Flown: Feb 23 YYZ-CLT AA/OH CR9 Feb 23 CLT-ATL AA/MQ E75 Feb 25 ATL-YYZ DL 319 Apr 13 YYZ-YVR AC 789 Apr 13 YVR-HNL AC 789 Apr 14 HNL-OGG HA 717 Apr 14 OGG-HNL HA 332 (!) Apr 19 HNL-YYZ AC 789 (scheduled for the 18th but departed on the 19th due to delay) Booked: May 13 YYZ-LAX AC 789 May 15 LAX-YYZ...

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by hoons90
Sun Apr 17, 2022 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines interisland cancellations these past few days (April 14~)
Replies: 127
Views: 18940

Hawaiian Airlines interisland cancellations these past few days (April 14~)

Flew OGG-HNL on Thursday and my 717 was subbed to an A330. Never imagined flying on a widebody on a 100mi flight! Looks like Hawaiian Airlines is facing a pilot shortage on the 717 fleet (due to certification delays) resulting in cancellations and equipment swaps to the A330. https://www.hawaiinewsn...

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by hoons90
Mon Mar 21, 2022 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 893
Views: 725984

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

As of April 1st, South Korea will scrap quarantine for all individuals entering from abroad if they are fully vaccinated (requires booster if 2nd shot was more than 180 days ago). https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/2022/03/15/south-korea-travel-restrictions-quarantine-requirement/705...

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by hoons90
Sun Mar 13, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 912
Views: 202970

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022

My AC105 YYZ-YVR in April is also downgauged from a 77L to 789. Wonder if I'll ever get to fly on a 77L at this rate...

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by hoons90
Wed Mar 02, 2022 7:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ice Box 767-400
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: Ice Box 767-400

Haven't noticed it being unusually cold on my only flight on the 767-400, but I'll take a cold cabin over a hot one any day.

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by hoons90
Mon Feb 28, 2022 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How likely for Russian airspace to be closed again?
Replies: 228
Views: 47150

Re: Russian overflight rights alternatives

LOT has been operating Budapest-Seoul nonstop since 2019 without overflying Russia at all (perhaps due to a lack of overflight rights on this particular route). More efficient aircraft such as the 787 makes this more feasible. In the past, Korean Air has operated a few Europe-Seoul routes (I believe...

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by hoons90
Sat Feb 26, 2022 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH718 MUC-ICN diverting back to MUC
Replies: 8
Views: 3604

Re: LH718 MUC-ICN diverting back to MUC

LOT 97 and 98 (WAW-ICN-WAW) are avoiding Russian airspace altogether

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by hoons90
Wed Feb 16, 2022 4:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When did LH start service to Detroit/DTW? When is Munich/MUC starting?
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Re: When did LH start service to Detroit/DTW? When is Munich/MUC starting?

LH started FRA-DTW in 1999.

LH hasn't loaded any MUC-DTW flights until the end of schedule.

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by hoons90
Wed Feb 16, 2022 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Air Canada YVR-ANC
Replies: 2
Views: 1429

Re: Question about Air Canada YVR-ANC

Air Canada YVR-ANC in Summer 2017:

AC538 YVR-ANC 1205-1425 Mon-Fri 319, Sat/Sun 320
AC537 ANC-YVR 1505-1909 Mon-Fri 319, Sat/Sun 320

Rouge operated the route for two seasons, in Summer 2014 and 2015. Mainline came back in Summer 2016.

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by hoons90
Mon Feb 14, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What airframe have you flown the most?
Replies: 29
Views: 4289

Re: What airframe have you flown the most?

4 flights - C-GLQB (Porter Q400)
3 flights - HL7461 (Korean Air 747-400)
2 flights - HL7701 (Korean Air A330-300)
2 flights - HL7702 (Korean Air A330-300)
2 flights - HL8081 (Korean Air 787-9)
2 flights - JA8364 (Japan Airlines 767-300)
2 flights - JA615J (Japan Airlines 767-300ER)

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by hoons90
Mon Feb 14, 2022 5:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2022 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 112
Views: 19203

Re: Your 2022 Booked/Flown Flights

Feb 22 YYZ-CLT OH CR9
Feb 22 CLT-ATL MQ E75
Feb 24 ATL-YYZ DL 320
Apr 13 YYZ-YVR AC 77L
Apr 13 YVR-HNL AC 789
Apr 14 HNL-OGG HA 717
Apr 14 OGG-HNL HA 717
Apr 18 HNL-YYZ AC 789

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by hoons90
Mon Feb 14, 2022 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1509
Views: 318431

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2022

LAXintl wrote:
They took the axe to Asia pushing back flying

HNL-HND 29Oct
LAX-HND 29Oct
MSP-HND 29Oct
PDX-HND 29Oct
PDX-ICN 08Sep



MSP-ICN resumption also pushed back to Oct 29th.

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by hoons90
Tue Feb 08, 2022 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favorite city skyline?
Replies: 53
Views: 3796

Re: Your favorite city skyline?

Hong Kong (especially seen from Tsim Sha Tsui or the Star Ferry)
Busan (Haeundae area)
Chicago
Dubai
Toronto

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by hoons90
Mon Feb 07, 2022 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada
Replies: 507
Views: 27627

Re: "Freedom Convoy 2022" in Canada

https://twitter.com/TiMunoz/status/1490 ... tx5xA&s=19
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People claiming to be from the protest set fire inside the lobby of an apartment building and taped up the doors so no one can escape.

https://twitter.com/TiMunoz/status/1490 ... tx5xA&s=19

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by hoons90
Sat Feb 05, 2022 8:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: In your opinion, do you think the ME3 carriers have "lost their luster"?
Replies: 10
Views: 2115

Re: In your opinion, do you think the ME3 carriers have "lost their luster"?

Personally I've found Etihad to be overrated, and Emirates to be decent. Emirates was one of the very few airlines that managed to make me full and satisfied after a Y class meal. They have a very well curated in-flight entertainment selection. They have many flight attendants that are warm and frie...

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by hoons90
Wed Feb 02, 2022 3:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your hub with the largest number of spokes?
Replies: 24
Views: 1965

Re: Your hub with the largest number of spokes?

Forgot to add a few:

Toronto Pearson (YYZ):
Seoul (GMP)

Seoul Incheon (ICN):
Los Angeles (LAX)

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by hoons90
Wed Feb 02, 2022 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your hub with the largest number of spokes?
Replies: 24
Views: 1965

Re: Your hub with the largest number of spokes?

Toronto Pearson (YYZ): Amsterdam (AMS) Anchorage (ANC) * Tech stop Boston (BOS) Calgary (YYC) Cancun (CUN) Chicago (ORD) Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) Detroit (DTW) Dubai (DXB) Helsinki (HEL) Hong Kong (HKG) Las Vegas (LAS) Lisbon (LIS) London (LHR) Los Angeles (LAX) Montreal (YUL) Nassau (NAS) New York Ci...

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by hoons90
Tue Feb 01, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport you have flown on the most carriers from
Replies: 57
Views: 5438

Re: Airport you have flown on the most carriers from

YYZ: Air Canada Air Transat American Airlines British Airways Canadian Airlines Cathay Pacific Delta Air Lines Emirates Finnair KLM Korean Air LAN Northwest Airlines SkyService Sunwing TAP Air Portugal WestJet ICN: Air Canada American Airlines Asiana Airlines Cathay Pacific Delta Air Lines Emirates ...

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by hoons90
Thu Jan 27, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which route have you flown on the most diverse number of aircraft?
Replies: 61
Views: 5547

Re: Which route have you flown on the most diverse number of aircraft?

Seoul Gimpo - Jeju: A220-300, A300-600, A330-300, 737-800, 747-400, 767-300, 787-9

Seoul Gimpo - Busan: A300-600, A321, 737-400, 737-500, 737-900, 747-400

Toronto - Montreal: A220-300, A319, 737-800, 767-200, 767-300, Q400

Toronto - NYC (JFK & LGA): 767-300, MD-80, CRJ-700, CRJ-900, ERJ-135

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by hoons90
Sat Jan 22, 2022 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 490
Views: 81357

Re: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread

South Korea is still open to US passport holders (including for tourism) although there is a mandatory 10-day quarantine at a hotel (approx $1,500USD). It's a barrier for sure, but it's still possible for an American to visit as a tourist if you're really determined. Several YouTubers have actually ...

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by hoons90
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Korea's T'way Air adds A330-300, eyes additional airframes
Replies: 17
Views: 4108

Re: South Korea's T'way Air adds A330-300, eyes additional airframes

Is this airline a LCC operator? Its config kept XJ's high density, does that mean 3-3-3 in Y class? I wonder the same as well. If so, it will be tough on long flights to Europe... Prague and Bishkek make sense then as first destinations. Also, why Kyrgyzstan? Is there a link to Korea? Workers? Ther...

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by hoons90
Sun Jan 02, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance in Korea
Replies: 21
Views: 4309

Re: Star Alliance in Korea

A lot of secondary Japanese cities were cut from Asiana's network or relegated to Air Seoul well before COVID or any talks about a merger with KE. In fact, a lot of destinations were cut around the time that HDC was preparing to acquire Asiana. Therefore not much is lost because of Asiana leaving St...

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by hoons90
Sat Jan 01, 2022 4:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airline Do You Associate With A Particular Type?
Replies: 34
Views: 2522

Re: What Airline Do You Associate With A Particular Type?

This list is completely subjective and the only criterion is the first image that was conjured in my mind. 707 - VARIG 717 - Hawaiian 727 - American 737 - Southwest 747 - Pan Am 757 - Eastern 767 - JAL 777 - United 787 - ANA A220 - Air Canada A300 - Korean A310 - Air Transat A318 - Air France A319 -...

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by hoons90
Tue Dec 28, 2021 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline scene today compared to ten years ago
Replies: 42
Views: 6970

Re: Airline scene today compared to ten years ago

In East Asia (specifically Japan and Korea): - Haneda becoming the primary gateway to Japan and Narita becoming more LCC oriented - Full-service carriers (especially Japanese ones) retrenching from NRT/KIX/NGO-ICN with LCCs taking their place - 787s, A350s and 767s operating flights that used to be ...

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by hoons90
Tue Dec 21, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are your favorite retired/retro liveries?
Replies: 28
Views: 2915

Re: What are your favorite retired/retro liveries?

American Airlines (1968-2013)
United Airlines Battleship Gray (1993-2004)
British Airways Landor (1984-1997)

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by hoons90
Sat Dec 18, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair new livery
Replies: 173
Views: 33908

Re: Icelandair new livery

From left to right:

Aeromexico, Ryanair, Wizzair, Aeromexico

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by hoons90
Mon Dec 13, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2022 Booked/Flown Flights
Replies: 112
Views: 19203

Re: Your 2022 Booked/Flown Flights

Going to a concert in Atlanta.

Feb 22 YYZ-CLT OH CR9
Feb 22 CLT-ATL MQ E75
Feb 24 ATL-YYZ DL 320

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