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by stl07
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll: Most blacks do not support defunding police
Replies: 19
Views: 831

Re: Poll: Most blacks do not support defunding police

Based on virtually everything printed and broadcast on the subject, I thought just the opposite was the reality. If this poll is fairly accurate, and Gallup polls usually are, why is it that the media/Hollywood are fully engaged in an effort to sell an opposite narrative? It's oppose Trump no matte...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cori Bush defeats Clay in a major upset and other election news
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Cori Bush defeats Clay in a major upset and other election news

In what I think to be a major upset, Cori has defeated the 50+ year clay dynasty in the MO-01 race for congress and will likely be the winner of the seat since it is one of the most liberal districts in the country. While Clay is very far left, Bush ran on the fact that she is more liberal, but more...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed
Replies: 25
Views: 1014

Re: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed

I googled "gold coast" since that could mean several things. Just the two words, no mention of Chicago. Google figured out I meant that anyway, and put a "top story", about a shooting... I have no opinion on this as I haven't thought about it (and being European), however this o...

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by stl07
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed
Replies: 25
Views: 1014

Re: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed

I have no opinion on this as I haven't thought about it (and being European), however this opens a big can of worms. If Columbus Day was celebrated in the US, it's because it's basically the start of that country. So now the man that started that country can't be celebrated, and the reason is the t...

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by stl07
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed
Replies: 25
Views: 1014

Re: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed

In elementary school, he was Jesus himself. In middle and high school where you actually learn stuff, he was the devil. But most Americans can't really pass high school geography and history so that kinda explains why he is revered. But I don't agree with tearing down statues, but I don't live on t...

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by stl07
Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed
Replies: 25
Views: 1014

Re: Columbus Statues in Chicago Removed

In elementary school, he was Jesus himself. In middle and high school where you actually learn stuff, he was the devil. But most Americans can't really pass high school geography and history so that kinda explains why he is revered. But I don't agree with tearing down statues, but I don't live on th...

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by stl07
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TikTok
Replies: 81
Views: 2879

Re: TikTok

I disagree zak
These companies don't need to know all that they are collecting. Why are they? Also, google is no innocent when it comes to China

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by stl07
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA axes LCY-JFK A318 premium service
Replies: 80
Views: 15718

Re: BA axes LCY-JFK A318 premium service

Good grief am I glad I chose to get out of this industry. Every time anything happens in the world, it looses so much

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by stl07
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Congressman Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 7
Views: 504

Re: Democratic Congressman Tests Positive for COVID-19

This is why the "personal freedom" argument doesn't work

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by stl07
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I’m a sucker
Replies: 25
Views: 1233

Re: I’m a sucker

When Elon Musk's hacked twitter last year was offering 10 bitcoins if you sent him one. Thankfully I couldn't find the credit card and sure enough, it was a scam. This was before this was a big scam and I thought he was just playing some game.

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by stl07
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5213

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

How is the US system so fundamentally broken that basic voting systems used safely and widely around the world cannot be implemented. That the system is so broken that even a few are able to believe what Trump is saying is truly gobsmacking to literally every other developed democracy on the planet...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

not sure why people are tearing Herman Cain apart. Why tear this man apart for attending this rally, he may have gotten it there or somewhere else. It's impossible to tell since the coronavirus is airborne. We are all at risk. While I don't think it's smart to attend fundraisers or rallies. I don't...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

not sure why people are tearing Herman Cain apart. Why tear this man apart for attending this rally, he may have gotten it there or somewhere else. It's impossible to tell since the coronavirus is airborne. We are all at risk. While I don't think it's smart to attend fundraisers or rallies. I don't...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 357
Views: 27641

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

I would be amazed if RCL picks up either, they already have Azamara and Silversea. I forgot they picked up Silverseas. MSC, however, has been trying to get into the ultralux scene so they might be a contender. Hopefully, MSC will keep the traditional Cunard livery. Well, they would first have to bu...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Wants to Postpone Election
Replies: 107
Views: 5213

Re: Trump Wants to Postpone Election

Seems our 45 klan on this site is very quiet after the Tulsa rally death and now this

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus

I would say RIP, but he won't be missed. How Trump, the Oklahoma governor, or any other GOP leader taking the MAGA approach to the virus is still in power is beyond me, even in a Banana Republic like the US

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 357
Views: 27641

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

Carnival believed to be eyeing sale of Cunard and Seabourn brands, cruise insiders say Sources say the prospective sales of the historic line and Seabourn would likely be prompted by ageing customer demographics and a need to generate higher returns http://www.tradewindsnews.com/cruise-and-ferry/ca...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 357
Views: 27641

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

Carnival believed to be eyeing sale of Cunard and Seabourn brands, cruise insiders say Sources say the prospective sales of the historic line and Seabourn would likely be prompted by ageing customer demographics and a need to generate higher returns http://www.tradewindsnews.com/cruise-and-ferry/ca...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after being hospitalized with the coronavirus
Replies: 67
Views: 3483

Re: Herman Cain Still on Oxygen

The "strategist" whose job is to make everything about politics, supporting Trump who makes everything about himself, now wants the pandemic to not be politicized. Has he told people in his organization ? Has he told Trump ? Charlie Kirk is still saying he won't wear a mask, masks might k...

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by stl07
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways route updates
Replies: 221
Views: 46852

Re: BA starting LHR-MCO

I wonder who is gonna be on this flight? You British will lose a lot of my respect if you want to come here of all places

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by stl07
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is it the 1960s in America again?
Replies: 9
Views: 659

Is it the 1960s in America again?

One of the worst things to happen in my city of STL in terms of urban decay was the practice of redlining. This practice was basically singlehandedly responsible for the downfall of St. Louis and many other cities due to the fact that it led to a whole array of things including white flight and in c...

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by stl07
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US National Vote By Mail Day
Replies: 25
Views: 1147

Re: US National Vote By Mail Day

Interesting that almost every state that doesn't have them is traditionally either known as a red or a blue state. It is almost as if those in power want only the few to vote who traditionally kept them in power

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by stl07
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US National Vote By Mail Day
Replies: 25
Views: 1147

Re: US National Vote By Mail Day

We don't have them

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by stl07
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3660

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

So many people being hurt by people not worshiping a song, get over it. I was watching a YouTuber who was a conservative American politician who has now changed his views and says that Americans worship the state like some kind of cult rather than showing patriotism through actually helping out the...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heat Wave Across the United States
Replies: 13
Views: 1076

Re: Heat Wave Across the United States

Good grief has it been hot here in St. Louis as well as in Southern Illinois (where I just camped). It just keeps getting hotter every year. There is not a soul here who doesn't have AC anymore and the local government has placed "cooling centers" around the city and county. That is how ba...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What will be the 1st Post-COVID New International Service?
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: What will be the 1st Post-COVID New International Service?

Don't hold your breath. Right now, nobody wants Americans, and if we do ever bother to control the pandemic and borders open up again it will be a while before we regain all the flights we lost. The only thing I could see happening is some additional Caribbean flights.

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by stl07
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s the deal with ‘Manscaping’ ?
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: What’s the deal with ‘Manscaping’ ?

Good grief, every single ad I get online and one TV is by "manscaped"

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WaPo settles lawsuit by Covington Nick Sandmann
Replies: 45
Views: 1673

Re: WaPo settles lawsuit by Covington Nick Sandmann

Also, when are states going to settle with the media regarding telling them the virus is fake and you don't need to wear a mask, which has wasted millions of dollars of state money, especially in the south wear that media is played more and people are dying after having COVID parties

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WaPo settles lawsuit by Covington Nick Sandmann
Replies: 45
Views: 1673

Re: WaPo settles lawsuit by Covington Nick Sandmann

So when are the countries in the middle east going to settle with the media regarding weapons of mass destruction

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3660

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

None has been “canceled” so easy on the drama queen bit. MLB has to be the most boring sport to watch, paint dry analogy. NASCAR, 4 hrs of driving in a left circle, more boredom. NFL, probably the best out of the 3, not saying much though. hmmm, wonder why many right-wing leaders are saying they ar...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best USA Climate
Replies: 48
Views: 1800

Re: Best USA Climate

johns624 wrote:
zakuivcustom wrote:
SoCal win easily IMHO. Never too hot nor too cold.

Yeah, the Inland Empire never gets too hot...

LOL the inland empire is singlehandedly responsible for getting me to hate SoCal

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best USA Climate
Replies: 48
Views: 1800

Re: Best USA Climate

Anywhere in the Mountain West. People way overdramatize the winters... unless you live in the actual mountains, the snowfall isn’t much to complain about, especially if you grew up in a place that gets snow anyway. Besides, the frequent sunshine melts it quickly anyway. There’s a reason places like...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best USA Climate
Replies: 48
Views: 1800

Re: Best USA Climate

Don't move to the midwest for the weather. Too hot during the summer, too cold during the winter. Cheap housing and fun cities yes, weather no. For me personally, the best weather is in California and the Pacific Northwest, but of course, there are very few places there are both affordable and nice ...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3660

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

Cancel culture on the far right is beginning to be a major problem. They have canceled the NFL (LOL) and Nascar ( :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ) and now soon the MLB. What will they watch soon? '60 minutes with Ted Nugent' ... which is basically just an hour long show of him standing on a stage, holding...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3660

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

Cancel culture on the far right is beginning to be a major problem. They have canceled the NFL (LOL) and Nascar ( :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ) and now soon the MLB. What will they watch soon?

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by stl07
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 269
Views: 9344

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

(I should be clear, do not, however, arrest and kidnap citizens at random like Putin and the CCP do)

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by stl07
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 269
Views: 9344

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

Keep portland weird

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by stl07
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 698
Views: 71816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Thanks midwestindy and Jshank. If I end up going, it will be on the Rhode Island flight where cases are low and rules are followed. However, I have a feeling that flight is gonna be awful for WN since RI requires a test within 3 days of the flight, but our test labs are backed up so the results are ...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Congressman John Lewis
Replies: 18
Views: 824

Re: RIP Congressman John Lewis

dmg626 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Hilarious that Rubio posted a RIP pic with the wrong congressman, despite serving in office at the same time since all black people look the same am I right


At least he didn’t declare him dead 2 days before his passing like congresswoman Bass did

Oh yea, I totally forgot about that one haha

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by stl07
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fascism
Replies: 39
Views: 2255

Re: Fascism

Also, Fascism is far-right by definition, sorry if that bursts your bubble or triggers you. Just like communism is far left

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by stl07
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fascism
Replies: 39
Views: 2255

Re: Fascism

I'm assuming because overtly intense nationalism is a stepping stone to Fascism. When people are so nationalistic that they start to believe that anyone who criticizes the government is unpatriotic (And we are even seeing this in places we wouldn't expect such as the US), it gives the government ext...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 85
Views: 7219

Re: Most geographically nonsensical routing?

Flew CUR-AMS-JFK to get home because the KLM flight out of CUR was the only flight off the island with seats for 3 days. Also did HNL-NRT-JFK to get home. The joys of non reving damn, that sounds crazy to expect a sort flight from your Caribbean vacation back home to needing to go on 2 TATLs haha. ...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most geographically nonsensical routing?
Replies: 85
Views: 7219

Re: Most geographically nonsensical routing?

I've sat next to people on my UA flights from MEM-IAH that were connecting MEM-IAH-CMH, MEM-IAH-IND, and MEM-IAH-STL. I asked the guy going to CMH why he didn't fly to ORD, and he said that the last connection in that direction was not late enough for him to finish his meeting in MEM, so he took th...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Congressman John Lewis
Replies: 18
Views: 824

Re: RIP Congressman John Lewis

Hilarious that Rubio posted a RIP pic with the wrong congressman, despite serving in office at the same time since all black people look the same am I right

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by stl07
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA to eliminate meal service on many domestic routes 2,200+
Replies: 17
Views: 2002

Re: AA to eliminate meal service on many domestic routes 2,200+

If this is just for the virus then people are making a whole lot of drama about nothing. If this is permanent then it is still a whole lot of drama about nothing because on basically every AA F flight I take out of the midwest, there is never a meal service. Sucks for those going coast to coast thou...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 698
Views: 71816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

So one side of me really, really wants to take one of these flights (not including CLT lol) and the other side of me is wondering if I am an idiot. Anyways, has anyone flown and gone on vacation during the virus and would be able to elaborate on if it is a good idea or not

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by stl07
Sat Jul 18, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former MDW official accused of violating safety protocols
Replies: 32
Views: 5255

Re: Political pressure jeopardizing safety at MDW

I have always hated flying into Midway Airport and I now refuse to do so. This adds a whole different dimension to the safety issue. Does this happen that other airports? https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/7/16/21327460/midway-airport-runway-conditions-chicago-aviation-department-inspector-general-r...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 698
Views: 71816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

Wait I just realized these are 2 weekers

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by stl07
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65293

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

sprxUSA wrote:
STL flights 2 weeks, big deal.

SEA-GEG one month. Whoop

Yea that's what I was thinking. Maybe they will see how we are with COVID then decide to extend or get rid of them

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by stl07
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 698
Views: 71816

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2020

New route, even though it is short lived at the moment. ‪Starting July 26th WN will run a daily nonstop from STL-ORF. Currenty schedule to run til August 10th. ‬ They also added GRR, CLT & PVD for the same time period. Such short notice. Hopefully they'll be permanent in the future. YES!! GRR i...

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