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by cxb744
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's Future Discussion Thread
Replies: 510
Views: 104167

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

MLIAA wrote:
A Compass Airlines E175, N216NN, has been sitting at Marana for a few days. Anyone know why?


Aircraft was hit by an Envoy Ground Service vehicle in LAX. Spent almost a month getting repaired in Marana. Just returned to service.

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by cxb744
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 29567

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I really don’t see CMH-AMS or CDG on DL. That would nicely fill a B757, but DL has pulled all B757 TATL flying this summer and a B767 is way too big.

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by cxb744
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?
Replies: 36
Views: 6060

Re: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?

They’ve never served any West Coast city out of LAX. And the LGB-SFO does well.

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by cxb744
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX terminal plans updates and discussion thread
Replies: 474
Views: 130780

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

The plan for the SkyClub is for a brand new one to be located between T2 & T3 on a level above the connector between the two terminals. It will face North with an unobstructed view of the Santa Monica Mountains and Hollywood Hills with an outdoor space. Delta plans for it to be their flagship Sk...

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by cxb744
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's Future Discussion Thread
Replies: 510
Views: 104167

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

FACT: Compass’ contract ends in 2025. American won’t pay off the contract.

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by cxb744
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection - 2018 Status and Future Plans
Replies: 38
Views: 5846

Re: Delta Connection - 2018 Status and Future Plans

CP posts some of the best numbers among all of Delta, even sometimes beating mainline, so I don't think they're going anywhere. And Delta loves their pilots (grabbing more than 10 a month consistently). For a pilot group of 700 that's impressive. Now that they are fully out west they are being deplo...

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by cxb744
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection - 2018 Status and Future Plans
Replies: 38
Views: 5846

Re: Delta Connection - 2018 Status and Future Plans

CP posts some of the best numbers among all of Delta, even sometimes beating mainline, so I don't think they're going anywhere. And Delta loves their pilots (grabbing more than 10 a month consistently). For a pilot group of 700 that's impressive. Now that they are fully out west they are being deplo...

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by cxb744
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors
Replies: 52
Views: 6860

Re: Compass F/A GEG base & AS flying rumors

Umm, there is no Compass GEG base opening anytime soon.
The internet postings are for where interviews are going to be held and to direct people in towns near their bases to become flight attendants.
As far as the AS rumors, they're about as true as Compass starting to do flying for UA.

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by cxb744
Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Proposes allowing voice calls onboard
Replies: 37
Views: 3224

Re: DOT Proposes allowing voice calls onboard

The new cabin selection, Chatting or Non-Chatting?

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by cxb744
Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United has a deal with FA's
Replies: 61
Views: 12564

Re: United has a deal with FA's

I used to work at EDI airport until recently and would often get chatting to the long haul AA, DL, UA, QR and EY crew. What was interesting was one of the UA girls was talking about their own flight schedules and this one girl was SFO based, but hadn't been home in 17 days. She explained that her s...

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by cxb744
Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Pilots And Cabin Crew Like The Embraer?
Replies: 29
Views: 27553

RE: Do Pilots And Cabin Crew Like The Embraer?

As someone who currently flies the e170/175, I have to say the e170 is the B757 of the regional jets. That thing will climb full of passengers at or above FL300 at a minimum of 1000 ft/min. E175, not so much. Yes, they have their qwerks (I call the Autopilot/Auto throttle system Jorge instead of Geo...

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by cxb744
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio, Part 3
Replies: 207
Views: 21038

RE: The Rest Of Ohio, Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B4REAL" class="quote" target="_blank">B4REAL</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i>Wow, that's cool! I still however don't ge...

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by cxb744
Wed Sep 09, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suggestions for UA's New CEO Oscar Munoz's First 90 Days?
Replies: 215
Views: 23744

Suggestions for UA's New CEO Oscar Munoz's First 90 Days?

If anybody had bothered to dig a little around the internet you would find the answer.

He's planning to be out in the field meeting employees and listening to them.
To me that's a 180 degree turn.
Wall Street just lost its f$%k buddy. HURRAY!!!!

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by cxb744
Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Only Regional Jets Between NYC And WAS?
Replies: 46
Views: 7627

RE: Why Only Regional Jets Between NYC And WAS?

Um, AA is mainline on its Shuttle service.

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by cxb744
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Flight Report: SJC-IAH On UA (A320 Y)
Replies: 9
Views: 6115

RE: My First Flight Report: SJC-IAH On UA (A320 Y)

Great report, the leftover red sticker next to the door of the airplane is a tamper seal. They're put on every door (pax and cargo) when the airplane overnights at an international destination. When they're removed, the red appears. They only to be removed by authorized personnel.

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by cxb744
Mon Jul 27, 2015 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Reducing Flying Due To Pilot Shortage
Replies: 132
Views: 20143

RE: Republic Reducing Flying Due To Pilot Shortage

Let's bring this thread back on track ... the pilot contract is very old, 12+ years old. The company has no flow through agreements with any airlines and yet wants concessions in QOL. They have broken off negotiations and now the National Mediation Board has to sort it out (good luck with that). Man...

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by cxb744
Wed Jul 22, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Differing Callsigns From Airline Names
Replies: 100
Views: 16032

RE: Differing Callsigns From Airline Names

Open Skies (BA France): Mistral
ExpressJet: AC

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by cxb744
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH-JetBlue Or Spirit
Replies: 18
Views: 4723

RE: CMH-JetBlue Or Spirit

Everyone here seems to forget that <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is launching <acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acronym> in October. As one who travels <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), U...

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by cxb744
Wed Jun 03, 2015 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HEL To Become A Silent Airport
Replies: 56
Views: 14655

RE: HEL To Become A Silent Airport

LIM is silent and it's a beautiful thing!

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by cxb744
Sun May 24, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Resliency Of Glass Cockpits Over Time
Replies: 22
Views: 8404

RE: Resliency Of Glass Cockpits Over Time

To answer <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> your questions: The software is updated from time to time. They are called Loads. These are updated versions of the avionics software that are brought out to fix bugs in that last version. ...

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by cxb744
Sun May 24, 2015 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX E175 Gates At IAH
Replies: 11
Views: 2384

RE: UAX E175 Gates At IAH

B84 gates are all closed. The stands are used mostly by Mesa to park aircraft.

E175's fly out north C and now north B gates.

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by cxb744
Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Chance Of E-175's At EV? ExpressJet
Replies: 15
Views: 3325

RE: What's The Chance Of E-175's At EV? ExpressJet

ExpressJet is the old ASA. They took the ExpressJet name. It bleeds money and Skywest is not happy.
It will come down to the new contract. Stay turned....

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by cxb744
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19132

RE: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/silentbob" class="quote" target="_blank">silentbob</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i> Quoting Phillyramp270 (Reply 28): Is ...

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by cxb744
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH-SFO/OAK To Be Announced Next Week?
Replies: 45
Views: 9731

RE: CMH-SFO/OAK To Be Announced Next Week?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/S75752" class="quote" target="_blank">S75752</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Regarding <acronym title="United Airlines (U...

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by cxb744
Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 23
Replies: 203
Views: 35736

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 23

Shuttle America - N859RW now painted in current UA livery. Just flew it today.
N979RP will remain house colors indefinitely.

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by cxb744
Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And The 757 Abuse
Replies: 235
Views: 35017

RE: UA And The 757 Abuse

You have to consider that the jet stream sits right in the middle of transatlantic routes this time of year and not in summer.
Also, its a quite time, relatively, to travel, so United will take the diversion.
How are the diversions in the summer?

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by cxb744
Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 23
Replies: 203
Views: 35736

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 23

Mesa E175 Ship 318 has WiFi installed.
Saw it today in DFW.

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by cxb744
Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 23
Replies: 203
Views: 35736

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 23

Shuttle America E170 - N653RW has WiFi installed.

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by cxb744
Mon Feb 02, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A350 Operator To LAX?
Replies: 16
Views: 12907

RE: First A350 Operator To LAX?

I'm putting money on Asiana, to replace the 777.
Their first A380 route was to LA, so maybe the A350.

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by cxb744
Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Bringing Major Changes To First Class Meals
Replies: 42
Views: 12438

RE: United Bringing Major Changes To First Class Meals

Now if United can get quality china and trays!
The trays especially look especially worn out and sometimes warped.
No, throwing a nice table cloth over it doesn't solve the problem.

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by cxb744
Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA E175 2015 Deliveries
Replies: 7
Views: 5008

RE: AA E175 2015 Deliveries

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dash8Driver16" class="quote" target="_blank">Dash8Driver16</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Compass is getting 20 of them no...

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by cxb744
Wed Jan 21, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Stopping YXE And YQR!
Replies: 38
Views: 8521

RE: UA Stopping YXE And YQR!

United Express is so over streched that this was inevitable. Mainline UA can't get aircraft fast enough to take over bigger UEX routes, so the routes that aren't making enough money gotta go.

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by cxb744
Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chautauqua Airlines - End Of An Era
Replies: 25
Views: 10299

RE: Chautauqua Airlines - End Of An Era

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ItalianFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">ItalianFlyer</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Chania - Souda (CH...

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by cxb744
Thu Jan 01, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Leaves Dog And Kennel Out In The Rain
Replies: 41
Views: 10104

RE: UA Leaves Dog And Kennel Out In The Rain

I'm sorry, but shipping your animal by air is abuse. The noise on ANY airport ramp is very high pitch and scary to animals that can cause permanent damage to them, I'm speaking from personnal experience. Bring them on board if you must, but ideally get a good pet sitter, or choose alternative transp...

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by cxb744
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ramp Outsourcing At DEN- The Mess Begins
Replies: 209
Views: 25788

UA Ramp Outsourcing At DEN- The Mess Begins

United Express operated by Shuttle America is now handled by mainline. They got so fed up with Simplicity being not simple that they switched to mainline about 3 weeks ago.

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by cxb744
Sat Dec 13, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Contracts Additional Aircraft From Republic
Replies: 13
Views: 4484

RE: Delta Contracts Additional Aircraft From Republic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bluefltspecial" class="quote" target="_blank">bluefltspecial</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Perhaps this will be to supp...

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by cxb744
Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Contracts Additional Aircraft From Republic
Replies: 13
Views: 4484

RE: Delta Contracts Additional Aircraft From Republic

They'll probably shift the aircraft from Republic Ailrines to Shuttle America.

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by cxb744
Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Anyone Fly LAX-BOS With A 747 In The 90s?
Replies: 22
Views: 3789

RE: Did Anyone Fly LAX-BOS With A 747 In The 90s?

Back to the original question, What about Tower Air?

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by cxb744
Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/Envoy Pilots Reach TA....Again!
Replies: 24
Views: 6371

RE: AA/Envoy Pilots Reach TA....Again!

It looks like they got profit sharing back. Maybe that's enough to get it past.

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by cxb744
Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 16608

RE: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/miaami" class="quote" target="_blank">miaami</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i> I think the <acronym title="Columbus - Port...

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by cxb744
Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 16608

RE: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread

First class on both the American and Delta <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> flights is full 95% of the time; a mixture of paying and elite members. The airbus' are configured for less 1st class seats on both Delta and American than the 738, so...

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by cxb744
Tue Nov 11, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 16608

RE: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaRules" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaRules</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Southwest Airlines (...

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by cxb744
Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX: Who Gets What?
Replies: 20
Views: 4702

RE: UAX: Who Gets What?

http://www.airlinesanddestinations.c...xpress-two-class-rjs-to-get-wi-fi/

Read about half down the article to see who will be operating the new ejets.

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by cxb744
Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX: Who Gets What?
Replies: 20
Views: 4702

RE: UAX: Who Gets What?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>You are incorrect in many levels : - The c...

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by cxb744
Fri Oct 31, 2014 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX: Who Gets What?
Replies: 20
Views: 4702

RE: UAX: Who Gets What?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Grisee08" class="quote" target="_blank">Grisee08</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>So will Republic Airlines fly the EMB-175s...

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by cxb744
Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX: Who Gets What?
Replies: 20
Views: 4702

RE: UAX: Who Gets What?

Republic/Shuttle America will own their birds. There is no leasing agreement with United, its closer to a rental agreement. Shuttle America owns the planes, and provides the flight crew. United provides the seats, interiors, food, drinks, and paints the planes.
This is similar to Skywest.

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by cxb744
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX-LHR Has Started!
Replies: 32
Views: 19623

RE: Delta LAX-LHR Has Started!

VS is now 49% owned by <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, so this is a realignment. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> will keep this <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> flight and <acronym title="Virgin Atlanti...

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by cxb744
Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United/United Express New Slim-Line Seats
Replies: 50
Views: 18673

RE: United/United Express New Slim-Line Seats

Stop complaining here and tell United!!!!!

Shuttle America is getting new e175's next and we have told United passengers are not happy with the new seats.
Hopefully they'll listen, but YOU the passengers have to complain and OFTEN!

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by cxb744
Sat Oct 04, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Mainline ORD-MIA
Replies: 30
Views: 6269

RE: United Mainline ORD-MIA

Hard to think a lloooonnnnggg time ago (mid 90's) a 777 use to ply this route.

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by cxb744
Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air France Business Class To Los Angeles
Replies: 12
Views: 19375

RE: Air France Business Class To Los Angeles

Tahiti - LA is to Air France what US - Hawaii used to be for the US majors. You would get extra special touches you wouldn't find on any other route.
It would be interesting to know if that level of service continued to Paris.

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