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by txagkuwait
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What It Is Like Working At AA Now - Insider's View
Replies: 25
Views: 10737

RE: What It Is Like Working At AA Now - Insider's View

Wow. Just Wow. Three special agents to escort a <acronym title="VASP (Brazil)">VP</acronym> thru customs? Let me do a quick compare and contrast to how things were done over at the little airline at Love Field with the ugly colored planes and no assigned seats. The airline so many a.netters love to ...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier For Sale?
Replies: 83
Views: 13863

RE: Frontier For Sale?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>I think that's a somewhat insulting analysis, but I understand your allegiance to <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>. They had a choice ...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier For Sale?
Replies: 83
Views: 13863

RE: Frontier For Sale?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Southwest is a business commuter airline it is not an airline that companies use for the most part.</i></font></td></tr></table> Oh really? Try telling that...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest & Denver: Was The Build Up A Good Move?
Replies: 66
Views: 10423

RE: Southwest & Denver: Was The Build Up A Good Move?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i> <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> could easily get spanked by <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> in <acronym title="O...

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by txagkuwait
Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest & Denver: Was The Build Up A Good Move?
Replies: 66
Views: 10423

RE: Southwest & Denver: Was The Build Up A Good Move?

Forget the analysts. If you are not privy to <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>'s books, then neither they nor you have any way of knowing whether or not <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is making money in Denver. However, gnaw on this for a moment. <acronym...

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by txagkuwait
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Skipping The Last Leg Of Your Flight
Replies: 73
Views: 21167

RE: Skipping The Last Leg Of Your Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Saying she should be allowed to just get off in London is the EXACT same as saying she should be able to show up to the airport with a ticket from Tucson to...

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by txagkuwait
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Skipping The Last Leg Of Your Flight
Replies: 73
Views: 21167

RE: Skipping The Last Leg Of Your Flight

It wouldn't help your friend but on <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> there is no penalty for "hidden city" ticketing. You can't check bags to the hidden city, though, but I was managing with a carry on and a lap top so no sweat. I was flying <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field ...

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by txagkuwait
Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Seating On WN Connecting Flights
Replies: 5
Views: 4859

RE: Seating On WN Connecting Flights

I do this all the time...when the cheap seats on the AUS-DEN or SAT-DEN are all gone and I end up buying AUS-DAL connect to DAL-AMA-DEN or DAL-TUL-DEN or DAL-OKC-DEN or even DAL-ABQ-DEN if I am in the mood for a roller coaster ride thru the thermals over the New Mexico desert in the summertime.. Che...

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by txagkuwait
Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Airlines Permitted Smoking - Cigars?
Replies: 20
Views: 7392

RE: When Airlines Permitted Smoking - Cigars?

Even as far back as the late 50s/early 60s Trans-Texas (later Texas Intl, now Continental) had a sign on their DC3s and Convairs that read "cigarette smoking only."

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by txagkuwait
Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help Choosing An Airport And Airline
Replies: 4
Views: 4229

RE: Help Choosing An Airport And Airline

1. Airline. Choose WN. If WN wasn't flying the route, we would not be having this conversation. You would not be able to afford to fly. The average fare in both m arkets but especially MHT dropped dramatically when WN inaugurated service into Philadelphia. 2. Airport. While I am not exactly sure whe...

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by txagkuwait
Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Was The Most Successful CEO In The Industry
Replies: 69
Views: 13454

Who Was The Most Successful CEO In The Industry

I can appreciate a lot of folks who think Kelleher at <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>. Of course, Jerb was a lawyer who did nothing to put <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> together. He was handed a money machine and to his great credit, he did nothing to ...

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by txagkuwait
Tue Nov 13, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”
Replies: 226
Views: 9877

RE: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”

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by txagkuwait
Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”
Replies: 226
Views: 9877

RE: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”

Gerard J Arpey Total Compensation: $686,2955 Gerard J Arpey has been CEO of AMR (AMR) for 2 years. Mr. Arpey has been with the company for 23 years . The 46 year old executive ranks 9 within Transportation Education College: University of Texas Austin BBA ' 80 Graduate School: University of Texas Au...

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by txagkuwait
Thu Nov 01, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Newest Weird Routes
Replies: 52
Views: 14544

RE: Southwest's Newest Weird Routes

SC: I'm still waiting on my airplane ride.

OpnlGuy: Glad to see you're still alive.

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by txagkuwait
Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Newest Weird Routes
Replies: 52
Views: 14544

RE: Southwest's Newest Weird Routes

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by txagkuwait
Wed Sep 26, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't B6 Make MCO A Hub?
Replies: 27
Views: 4612

RE: Why Doesn't B6 Make MCO A Hub?

Here are the rest of the city pairs: Norfolk, VA Ft. Lauderdale, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> 781 165.77 $162.18 $0.21 <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> 44.36 Norfolk, VA Miami, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> 802 81.33 $213.25 $0.27 US 38.93 Norfolk, ...

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by txagkuwait
Wed Sep 26, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't B6 Make MCO A Hub?
Replies: 27
Views: 4612

RE: Why Doesn't B6 Make MCO A Hub?

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by txagkuwait
Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Passenger Forced To Buy An Extra Seat
Replies: 123
Views: 15386

RE: Southwest Passenger Forced To Buy An Extra Seat

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by txagkuwait
Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Tue Sep 04, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

Let's look at existing traffic in/out of <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> for a moment. These are all the markets which generate at least 200 psgrs perz day. Data is from Q1 2007: CITY --- CITY --- DISTANCE -...

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by txagkuwait
Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Lack Of In-flight Service, Or Laziness
Replies: 102
Views: 11469

RE: American's Lack Of In-flight Service, Or Laziness

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by txagkuwait
Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Lack Of In-flight Service, Or Laziness
Replies: 102
Views: 11469

RE: American's Lack Of In-flight Service, Or Laziness

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by txagkuwait
Mon Sep 03, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

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by txagkuwait
Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will WN Take On MSP?
Replies: 126
Views: 9272

RE: When Will WN Take On MSP?

Gary Kelly's mantra seems to be "back to the future." I say that because the decision to add shorter haul (<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, <acronym t...

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by txagkuwait
Sun Sep 02, 2007 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Lack Of In-flight Service, Or Laziness
Replies: 102
Views: 11469

RE: American's Lack Of In-flight Service, Or Laziness

I am a fan of <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> but ppromise not to let that cloud my comments. I lived in El Paso for 3 yrs 2002-2005. My job with the US Govt required that I fly on the contract carrier at the govt Y fare. That was generally either <acronym title="Southwest Air...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 01, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 3522

RE: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 3522

RE: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes

With <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> planning on inaugurating <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, I decided to take a peek at a co...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 3522

RE: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 3522

RE: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes

Sorry...I don't like <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, but I didn't omit them intentionally. 1 Atlanta, <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> New York, NY <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 236430 2627 47.37 $215 2 Atlanta, <acronym title="Garuda Indonesi...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 3522

RE: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes

It cut off the end; Here is the rest: --- CITY PAIR / CARRIER / # PSGRS <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> QTR / AVG PSGRS <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> <acronym title="Dayton - James M. Cox Dayton Internat...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes
Replies: 26
Views: 3522

1Q07 DOT Stats: Carriers' Heavily Travelled Routes

Perhaps this will generate some discussion. The DOT 1st Qtr 2007 Stats are out and when you download them and manipulate them as an excel spreadsheet you can find out all sorts of neat stuff. What constitutes a heavily travelled route? Ask 100 different A netters and you will probably get 100 differ...

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by txagkuwait
Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adding SFO-LAX On 04Nov
Replies: 97
Views: 8324

RE: WN Adding SFO-LAX On 04Nov

Remember, you heard it here first: By the end of calendar year 2009 Southwest will carry as much O&D traffic between SFA and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> as United. American and Virgin will bring up the rear....if Virgin is even still in t...

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by txagkuwait
Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Coming To Boston?
Replies: 60
Views: 7191

RE: Southwest Coming To Boston?

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by txagkuwait
Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Goes ZED
Replies: 34
Views: 8189

RE: WN Goes ZED

Southwest has had pass exchange agreements with other carriers since day one. It has nothing to do with interlining, baggage transfer, code share, or CYA in the event of mechanical type situations. Initially, the only carrier that exchanged passes with Southwest was American....although Southwest of...

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by txagkuwait
Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Love Field - Recommendations
Replies: 1
Views: 2059

WN Love Field - Recommendations

Well, if you have looked at Southwest's scheule additions for the next several months you'll see that they continue to make their Love Field to Non <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym> cities schedules more robust and palatable. Lots of decent one stops....including <acronym ti...

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by txagkuwait
Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Ending MAF-ELP?
Replies: 15
Views: 3467

RE: WN Ending MAF-ELP?

Okay, I'll wade in. Yes, El Paso was a Continental stronghold from way back....as was Midland/Odessa. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> routed "Glden Jet" 707 and 720 service from Houston to California via El Paso....primarily because I don't think the CAB gave them nonstop au...

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by txagkuwait
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Model - "It's Not Going To Work Forever"
Replies: 63
Views: 12304

RE: Southwest Model - "It's Not Going To Work Forever"

I guess I will have to wade in, since I was at <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> Gate 25 on June 18, 1971 for the <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> inaugural...I was on the 4:45 pm <acronym title...

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by txagkuwait
Wed May 30, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Take On WN
Replies: 98
Views: 8029

RE: Interesting Take On WN

As a <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> apologist, albeit an objective one...let me start out by saying rumors of their demise are greatly exaggerated. Unlike the so-called major carriers.....any changes at Southwest will be incremental. The changes we've seen at United, Delta, N...

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by txagkuwait
Sun May 27, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announces Q4 And Full Year 2006 Losses
Replies: 37
Views: 5550

RE: F9 Announces Q4 And Full Year 2006 Losses

Let's see how this works. What I have done is take the <acronym title="Zambian Airways">Q3</acronym> 2005 passenger figures from the DOT and compared them to the results from 2006. Some things we expected to see have come true.....fares have fallen, passenger traffic is way up. When did they start a...

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by txagkuwait
Tue Mar 20, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Southwest Had Moved To DFW
Replies: 55
Views: 5590

RE: If Southwest Had Moved To DFW

Re: Atlanta. The solution to the Atlanta problem for <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is for Dobbins to become a joint civil/military use facility. Folks who scream that the solution is to just keep making Hartsfield bigger are just deluding themselves. If an airport gets too d...

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by txagkuwait
Mon Feb 19, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Parking All E190s Until 2/19
Replies: 199
Views: 25275

RE: JetBlue Parking All E190s Until 2/19

If we were to peruse the airliners.net archives, I would imagine you could find a thread where I (and other folks) made comments to the fact that Neeleman was real good at starting an airline, but that the jury was still out on whether or not he could run one. I think the jury has returned with a ve...

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by txagkuwait
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: M. Lamar Muse Passes Away
Replies: 22
Views: 2909

RE: M. Lamar Muse Passes Away

You can't say it's a shame.....a man of 86 years who has lived life to the fullest and succeeded beyond one's wildest dreams....who, in the process, made a lot of people rich. I guess you can say it's sad to see him go, it's true that he is seldom recognized for everything he did for the airline ind...

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by txagkuwait
Sat Jan 06, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Secret Behind Southwest?
Replies: 52
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RE: What Is The Secret Behind Southwest?

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