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by stl07
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

We don't need a 5th airline flying to CUN. If taxpayers are investing anything, which they obviously will be to make a new customs area, it should only be to subsidize a MEX flight.

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by stl07
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Army Veteran's House in Tennessee Burned Down - Possible Hate Crime
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: Army Veteran's House in Tennessee Burned Down - Possible Hate Crime

Interesting indeed.

On a side note I never knew that people not from MO went to Branson for vacation, it was always the butt end of a joke of going on a trip to Branson back when I was in STL.

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by stl07
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 221
Views: 11335

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

The DA said she suspected it was a strategy to establish error in the trial for later appeal. Not sure I get it - I'm not a lawyer, but there's got to be some rule against doing your own case wrong so you can appeal the result later? I'm not sure either, but I think the defense was trying to someho...

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by stl07
Fri Nov 26, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 30
Views: 1375

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

Well, we do Thanksgiving lunch, not dinner. But today's spread was Honey-brined turkey breast Yukon Gold mashed potatoes Buttered peas & sliced carrots Traditional cubed bread stuffing Candied sweet potatoes And, of course, pumpkin pie for dessert... specifically, our family's recipe, which is ...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 221
Views: 11335

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

stratosphere wrote:
MSNBC and Joy Reid still are not happy even with the verdict going their way.

It's not their way. Some random holligans got into a truck and open fired on a guy working out. It's nothing to be happy about

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by stl07
Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc
Replies: 99
Views: 4490

Re: Car drives through parade in Waukesha, Wisc

I'm getting really annoyed with the response of this when all I am trying to do is gather information. I watched Ben Shapiro and he was having a field day about him being black and rapping about not liking Trump. Funny enough the Rittenhouse video made no mention about him being white and looking li...

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by stl07
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

ORD was odd and doomed from the beginning. There's already 3 carriers to Chicago and this offered no connections. F9 needs to stick to vacation destinations. Perhaps another Caribbean route. I'm actually surprised they couldn't make this work at least once daily. I don't have any statistics in fron...

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by stl07
Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

G4 is I the middle of loading their summer schedule. PIE and PGD go daily for the first time. Join VPS with that distinction. LAS goes to 3x weekly. AZA stops in mid may. Which is later than past years. MYR is the only one not showing up yet but I don’t think everything is loaded because MYR only s...

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by stl07
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1177

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/mexican-national-guard-be-stationed-tourist-resort-cancun-amid-violence-2021-11-17/ https://nypost.com/2021/11/17/mexico-creates-national-guard-tourist-battalion-to-protect-popular-resorts/ https://nypost.com/2021/11/18/cartel-expert-tells-tourists-dont-go-to-...

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by stl07
Fri Nov 19, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1177

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

Wouldn't set foot in Mexico, go to HNL. Why not? https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/mexican-national-guard-be-stationed-tourist-resort-cancun-amid-violence-2021-11-17/ https://nypost.com/2021/11/17/mexico-creates-national-guard-tourist-battalion-to-protect-popular-resorts/ https://nypost.com/20...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1177

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

That's exactly what I was thinking, get a few days in of drinking and luxury hotels at Cabo, then rent a car and head up to La Paz or Loreto. Unfortunately I couldn't find any hotels in the North Shore of Oahu apart from a Courtyard that would cost me more than the entire trip to La Paz. Waikiki is ...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1177

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

If you want your first Hawaii experience to be Maui, save that for when you can do it. Also Hawaii can be a bit rainy in winter, whereas BCS will have zero rain...though this is the coolest time of year in the desert. I don't really care who or what is my first Hawaiian experience as par say, I was...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1177

Re: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

NIKV69 wrote:
Wouldn't set foot in Mexico, go to HNL.

Why not?

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by stl07
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scheduled airline service to strictly military use bases
Replies: 42
Views: 5488

Re: Scheduled airline service to exclusively military bases

There is one airline that used to recently or maybe still does fly from MIA-Guantanamo If I remeber correctly IBC Airways had scheduled service to Guantanamo, although I'm pretty sure it was out of FLL. I remeber it being bookable on their website a few years back, 1 or 2 weekly service with the E1...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1177

HNL or La Paz/cabo area Christmas Break

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen issues, I had cancel my Maui Trip in early December and will now have to travel during Christmas Break (Yuck!). Anyways, I have never been to Hawaii or Baja California Sur, and my two options are either HNL (so no, don't say Maui is better because it is off the table...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scheduled airline service to strictly military use bases
Replies: 42
Views: 5488

Re: Scheduled airline service to exclusively military bases

There is one airline that used to recently or maybe still does fly from MIA-Guantanamo

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by stl07
Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3572

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

and side hoes and probably men as well. Hoes and men. Tell us how you really feel about women. You guys really go all out with the gaslighting, don’t you. Biden and Harris, are the 2 most rock solid, completely neutral, morally fit and mainstream middle of the road people on the american continent,...

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by stl07
Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3572

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

Biden and his handlers painted themselves into a corner when they announced early on that they wanted a "woman of color" to be VP. :checkmark: They wanted diversity over merit. You think Trump didn't do the exact same thing? Mike Pence does not have any sort of intellect to run a country,...

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by stl07
Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3572

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

What is the probability she resigns before the midterms, attempting to save her career by distancing herself from the fumbling WH? 0 Also the only people saying the admin is failing are the seditionists (Sorry-more politically correct would be Trump voters) anyways. He just passed a huge infrastruc...

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by stl07
Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ending 27 routes
Replies: 110
Views: 23778

Re: AA ending 27 routes

One less carrier is a bad thing. You don't know that without seeing how the slot is redeployed, i.e. which market gains a second carrier. Removing competition from a little market to introduce it to a bigger one brings economic benefits to more consumers. I think someone in the STL thread was sayin...

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by stl07
Fri Nov 12, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

TWA302 wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:

WN
JAX 91%



Who said JAX wouldn't work? :stirthepot:

Everything being said about STL on the WN threads made by supposed WN employees has been wrong

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by stl07
Wed Nov 10, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun
Replies: 26
Views: 1481

Re: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun

Interesting to see San Juan so high on that list of murders. So in theory, CUN is safer than the "domestic" option

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by stl07
Wed Nov 10, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc to TLV
Replies: 6
Views: 1654

Re: Royal Air Maroc to TLV

One had to start to wonder if TLV is turning into the new HAV for the Islamic world like when the floodgates were opened for American carriers

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by stl07
Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1447

Re: Menopause, need some help

Natflyer wrote:
stl07 wrote:
One thing that everyman man needs to realize is that his happiness should not be controlled by that of his wife or gf, no matter the age.


Yeah, good luck with that…

The day I learned that, my life improved in ways I never thought it could

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by stl07
Tue Nov 09, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1447

Re: Menopause, need some help

One thing that everyman man needs to realize is that his happiness should not be controlled by that of his wife or gf, no matter the age.

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by stl07
Tue Nov 09, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle Pride 2022
Replies: 6
Views: 546

Re: Seattle Pride 2022

That's perfect timing to add on an Alaska cruise haha., especially with the more LGBT friendly lines like Celebrity sailing from there.

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by stl07
Sat Nov 06, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2698

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

I understand what the law says, but as someone who lives in LA, I can assure you that the laws are not enforced. I know we have other members here from Socal who can attest to this as well. But to be fair, I don't think he thought that far out, considering that he was throwing a fit over his car ra...

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by stl07
Sat Nov 06, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2698

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

Or a passport. The article was clear that he was made to turn that over at his Bail Hearing. You don't need a passport to get into Mexico You need a passport to go to Mexico. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/us-mexicoborder.html To remain within the 20mi border zon...

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by stl07
Sat Nov 06, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2698

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

DarkSnowyNight wrote:
johns624 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
And is definitely on his way to the Mexican border
I bet that he doesn't have two nickels to rub together.



Or a passport. The article was clear that he was made to turn that over at his Bail Hearing.

You don't need a passport to get into Mexico

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by stl07
Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2698

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

dfwjim1 wrote:
Another disturbing thing about this incident is Ruggs was able to bail out of jail ($150,000 bond).

And is definitely on his way to the Mexican border

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by stl07
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2698

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

stl07 wrote:
So If I'm readying this correctly, the player in the felon league sat and pouted about his car while the women in the other car burned to death? Someone please correctly me and tell me I'm misreading this

*reading

*correct

wow that was some awful grammar

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by stl07
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2698

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

So If I'm readying this correctly, the player in the felon league sat and pouted about his car while the women in the other car burned to death? Someone please correctly me and tell me I'm misreading this

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by stl07
Thu Nov 04, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8367

Re: 2021 US Elections.

What I'd like taught in all schools is the complete history of slavery, whether it was race based, or not. As it happened, all over the world, for recorded history. This for context. Now to be sure, imo, the slave system of the Confederacy, was 100% based on White Supremacy -- over the Black race. ...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8367

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I have yet to understand why CRT has become such a big deal in America all of a sudden. I went through high school more recently than some of the people on this thread, and I can tell you, the history teachers spent about 1 day in all 4 years discussing CRT. And in that, it was specifically mentione...

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by stl07
Thu Nov 04, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

TWA302 wrote:

I didn't realize they flew to DEN as well, I just assumed it was ORD which I'm sure nobody is crying about. Loosing DEN is a bummer though

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by stl07
Wed Nov 03, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAnother Meltdown
Replies: 289
Views: 44141

Re: AAnother Meltdown

BN727227Ultra wrote:
:biggrin: I guess the 'issues' at DFW point up the need for STL as a reliever... :eyepopping:

They start BOS and CUN from STL this month...more to come? :stirthepot:

/s

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by stl07
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8367

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The election is rigged, the polls were hacked, RECOUNT TIME

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by stl07
Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Mental Illness Pt. III - Dallas Event For ‘Appearance’ of JFK Jr.
Replies: 21
Views: 1785

Re: Mass Mental Illness Pt. III - Dallas Event For ‘Appearance’ of JFK Jr.

This is even more bizarre than something the onion would come up with

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by stl07
Tue Nov 02, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 54
Views: 2434

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

Same here, except for the occasional Egg McMuffin. I lived on that trash, but turned it off, cold turkey about 10 years ago. Same here. I’ll skip my coffee…or God forbid…stop the car and walk in before sitting in a drive-thru line that’s 3+ cars deep. Of course, I see that’s becoming an issue with ...

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by stl07
Tue Nov 02, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 54
Views: 2434

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

Other than Dunkin Donuts for coffee, nothing else; haven’t stopped for fast food in decades. Thanks for the warning, I’ll keep my record going. Same here, except for the occasional Egg McMuffin. I really don’t do fast food, I didn’t outgrow so much as never tried it. I lived on that trash, but turn...

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by stl07
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Airports and prayer room
Replies: 25
Views: 1387

Re: International Airports and prayer room

I go to Catholic mass at ORD quite often. With my schedule it's often the most convenient place/ time to make mass. Not too many places in the States have them (I believe DFW has a chapel of some sort as well) so I definitely appreciate ORD having one. And of course it's not just for Catholics, I'm...

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by stl07
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Airports and prayer room
Replies: 25
Views: 1387

Re: International Airports and prayer room

#2 hub for Delta. Detroit. Ah, but wanted to know how say reflection rooms are different than say common relaxation rooms. Is there a difference, if there is, then what, thank you. Probably - because the airport is government owned - someone kicked up a fuss about it being called a prayer room, end...

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by stl07
Wed Oct 27, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Looks like WN has responded to AA adding AUS & BOS by adding a 3rd daily to each. Extra frequency on AUS starts Jan 17 and BOS Mar 10 running through the end of the schedule. Which is senseless. AA added those routes for business travelers who will not be taking WN anyways and also for greater ...

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by stl07
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

It seems like our Mexico charter airline just keeps getting worse and worse. In the post-debub 2010s we had AeroMexico with full service meals, then we got moved to old SY which was also a higher end product, followed by old F9, then new F9 and Volaris, ending with probably the worst carrier in Nort...

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by stl07
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reuse/repurposeing of former Airport terminal buildings
Replies: 19
Views: 1995

Re: Reuse/repurposeing of former Airport terminal buildings

In LA an unused terminal building by the ocean in the silicon beach area has been turned into google’s SoCal office site, which is the most LA thing possible.

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by stl07
Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Thursday Throwback. The good ole days of the Hawaiian flights on TWA in St. Louis. I remember the gate area always having a very jovial atmosphere as people would gather around typically C36 or C38 basically screaming to the rest of the concourse "hey, look at us, we're going to Hawaii." ...

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by stl07
Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

BUT we all know that AA would be the most likely to do that and they won't. They'll just filter through DFW/LAX. With TW, they had the connecting passengers to allow those daily flights. Ah, the good old days. Hawaiian is the most likely in my mind if they keep expanding east. Not saying it’s going...

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by stl07
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Speaking of which, apart from the flight attendant who constantly reminded us that he was a dodgers fan despite living in Florida onboard the NK LAX-STL flight I took, I found the whole experience to be pretty cool. Clientele was great, mix of business and leisure but everyone was super relaxed. Onl...

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by stl07
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

LGB was pretty decent numbers and most of the other numbers are pretty solid One thing to remember is that almost all the Socal routes have been on giveaway fares ever since NK jumped in on the market. AA has been doing them for 49 or less sometimes too. It's easy to fill a plane when the uber to t...

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by stl07
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1457
Views: 171467

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

So that may be why AA hopped in on the AUS

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