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by stl07
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Large F9 Expansion
Replies: 36
Views: 8048

Re: Another Large F9 Expansion

zuckie13 wrote:
Shocking, an airline serving flights between the NYC area and Florida. How creative. Never would have expected that......

Original or not, it’s where the money is

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by stl07
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Groups of "Related" Airlines Have You Flown ?
Replies: 10
Views: 561

Re: How Many Groups of "Related" Airlines Have You Flown ?

StlHsvSfoSan wrote:
...........

Completing the Virgin Group is extremely rare because you would have had to fly Virgin Samoa at one point

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by stl07
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo adding FNL, SGU, PVU, MRY
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Re: Avelo adding FNL, SGU, PVU, MRY

SGU during the winter? Interesting Makes more sense than PVU in the winter. SGU is at least warmer That's because PVU actually has a reason to be there in the winter. Utah powder. Granted, if I am driving all the way to Burbank instead of LAX, I may as well just drive to Mt baldy or Big Bear/Mammot...

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by stl07
Wed Jul 28, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo adding FNL, SGU, PVU, MRY
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Re: Avelo adding FNL, SGU, PVU, MRY

SGU during the winter? Interesting

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by stl07
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $63 flight on 777W, MIA-LAX...
Replies: 1
Views: 1300

Re: $63 flight on 777W, MIA-LAX...

it was 33 in April-may, 66 is really high for this route hahahaha. I remember paying that much because I didn't book it til the day before and was cursing at myself

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by stl07
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Well now we know why we were not included in the IND plan for contour flights...they have no reason to be here

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by stl07
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brawl on Spirit AL flight from Las Vegas to Atlanta 7/23/21
Replies: 50
Views: 8286

Re: Brawl on Spirit AL flight from Las Vegas to Atlanta 7/23/21

A flight returning from Vegas is bound to have problems

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by stl07
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat
Replies: 37
Views: 1998

Re: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat

Participants in the Games have a few things to say about the high temperatures and humidity currently wracking the Tokyo area. As someone who remembers the first half of the 1980's, I find this just a dryly hilarious complaint from the contemporary athletes who insist on wearing mile-long "sho...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual routes/destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Unusual routes/destinations

DELTA | Augusta - Savannah JAPAN AIRLINES | JFK - Rio de Janiero BRITISH AIRWAYS | Anchorage - Fukuoka KOREAN AIR Tripoli - Baghdad AIR CHINA | Montreal - Havana IBERIA | Miami - Cancun Air France | Paris - Phnom Penh Singapore Airlines | Chicago - Amsterdam TWA | Washington/Dulles - Paris/CDG QANT...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual routes/destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Unusual routes/destinations

A lot of routes out of HNL, such as UA's island hopper, UA's direct to GUM, and DL's HNL-multiple places in Japan are cool

DL up until maybe 2 years ago also ran a NRT-Saipan flight

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by stl07
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual routes/destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 1621

Re: Unusual routes/destinations

DL flew Atlanta-Kuwait City in around 2008-2010 but I have heard it was extremely short lived. I may have also heard that only certain people were allowed to go on this flight, though I am not sure of that. Someone more educated can probably inform you more about this route. UA used to fly Kuwait t...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 25, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 445
Views: 55610

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021

southwest1675 wrote:
Rumor on the street is that Breeze will announce BNA next month. We’ll see

I'm not holding my breath but it they do, then that will be cool

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by stl07
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Al Baker’s (Qatar's CEO) wants to grow Oneworld Alliance
Replies: 65
Views: 10598

Re: Al Baker’s (Qatar's CEO) wants to grow Oneworld Alliance

Echoing the previous statements here, only a few airlines, such as Vistara, really even make sense

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by stl07
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 149
Views: 10654

Re: First Repsonders Shot In Tucson

I wonder if this is borderline personality disorder. As somebody who just a few months ago came out of one fo those relationships, I could totally see something like this happening. Granted, she was nowhere near this insane but still

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by stl07
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House Adopts Afghan Helpers’ Visa Bill 407-16, 16 GOP Vote No
Replies: 16
Views: 980

Re: House Adopts Afghan Helpers’ Visa Bill 407-16, 16 GOP Vote No

art wrote:
Good to hear. Pretty shameful that some politicians were content for people who had helped their country to risk death rather than to offer them timely asylum.

These are the same politicians who tell their own people to die rather than give into the left and take a vaccine. What did you expect?

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by stl07
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3492

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

Cool, so the GOP would loose the only minority group that supports them

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by stl07
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

I think ORD isn't a bad add for just summer (last I looked its back on the schedule next year). I don't think ATL will go well though. I wonder how many connections there are for F9 from ATL and ORD that make sense with the schedules. Without going through a mock reservation, does anyone have this ...

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by stl07
Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Downhill Spiral of Southwest Airlines
Replies: 34
Views: 5547

Re: The Downhill Spiral of Southwest Airlines

Fleet shortage

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by stl07
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

This guy sounds like a housewife stuck in 2010. Maybe that's because he hasn't flown commercial since then. You can fly anywhere in the country from STL, apart from the obscure example of MS. You want to fly to LA. Ok, which airline, ulcc NK, WN, or full service AA. Ok, now what airport in LA--SNA, ...

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by stl07
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

With C more or less fully reopened now, is there a possibility that we may be looking at B for future airline growth? What if, say, Jetblue comes here or NK wants to expand significantly? Even AA has been quietly adding lots of flights

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by stl07
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

:shock: I tell you what, that MIA add for WN is going to be awesome and I would expect them to add more non-stops. Went to The Keys for nine days. Both STL-MIA, MIA-STL were full minus 3 or so seats. WN is still getting their gates in order at MIA with no boarding area like normal. They just board ...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 18, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 67
Views: 3652

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Yah we’ve had quite a few Democratic governors in the past. Which means that the people connect to the democratic party message, but dislike the national politics and other things. Which means the D party has to put in the work in red states, something they refuse to do. We saw this in MO, where we...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 67
Views: 3652

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Oh it’s real. As a little boy in Kansas I’d lay on the lawn and watch the big transcon flights quickly pass by just miles above. I used to think about what New York and LA must be like when watching AA’s 767 JFK-LAX daily flyby. Two separate worlds, so close, but ohhhh so far. Somehow you guys have...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 67
Views: 3652

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Flyover country would become real. Oh it’s real. As a little boy in Kansas I’d lay on the lawn and watch the big transcon flights quickly pass by just miles above. I used to think about what New York and LA must be like when watching AA’s 767 JFK-LAX daily flyby. Two separate worlds, so close, but ...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

April numbers for BLV Passengers up 7,321% for the month up 20% on the year Down 17% YTD vs 2019 Loads PIE 71% SFB 70% AZA 67.5% SRQ 67% PGD 67% VPS 65% LAS 63% FLL 55% (only 4 flights, 40% out 70% in) _________________________________________ STL International Loads for January WN CUN 70% F9 CUN 6...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 16, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

It'd be interesting to see if there is some sort of 'agreement' or 'clause' between Allegiant and BLV airport giving them say "priorities and first rights" at current gates at the airport, therefore forcing someone such as Breeze into parking stand(s), of course Breeze perhaps not having ...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 16, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

It'd be interesting to see if there is some sort of 'agreement' or 'clause' between Allegiant and BLV airport giving them say "priorities and first rights" at current gates at the airport, therefore forcing someone such as Breeze into parking stand(s), of course Breeze perhaps not having ...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tennessee abandons vaccine outreach to minors — not just for COVID-19
Replies: 12
Views: 881

Re: Tennessee abandons vaccine outreach to minors — not just for COVID-19

I successfully managed to reach escape velocity and get out of Tennessee almost 60 years ago. It's full of uneducated and non-thinking people who elect like people to local government. Granted Florida may not be much better. If you read the article, some of the Republicans in the legislature are ac...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 16, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Looking at airfare's between STL>CUN on WN. I can't for the life of me figure out why they wouldn't have at a bare minimum the 737-800 scheduled on this run. A lot of Sat Wanna Get Away fares sold out and total airfare going for $1100-$1200 ... That is rediculous. Who on earth is paying $1100-$1200...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 16, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Looking at airfare's between STL>CUN on WN. I can't for the life of me figure out why they wouldn't have at a bare minimum the 737-800 scheduled on this run. A lot of Sat Wanna Get Away fares sold out and total airfare going for $1100-$1200 ... That is rediculous. Who on earth is paying $1100-$1200...

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by stl07
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 75
Views: 2992

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

seb146 wrote:
What license plates are on your car? From what state? Yes, there are cops out here who will be more harsh to vehicles licensed to California.

Huh, did not know this. I've never had an issue with CA plates, but then again I also never have gotten a speeding ticket

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by stl07
Tue Jul 13, 2021 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3511

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Aesma wrote:
Jenner is not a real candidate she just wants the attention. She got it.

Ding Ding Ding

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by stl07
Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
https://thepointsguy.com/news/united-winter-warm-weather-flights/

More ORD to STL. It's something.

I'll refer to it as warm weather STL.

Fun to see us listed with places like San Diego and Miami

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by stl07
Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Oh and speaking of W1W. I never knew that this documentary existed! In reading it was scheduled to run on TV but was yanked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_AwsOOFujE&ab_channel=Carrollton It was a pretty clear hit job by Travis Brown; the fellow who was running the privatization bid backed b...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Oh and speaking of W1W. I never knew that this documentary existed! In reading it was scheduled to run on TV but was yanked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_AwsOOFujE&ab_channel=Carrollton It was a pretty clear hit job by Travis Brown; the fellow who was running the privatization bid backed b...

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by stl07
Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Not that I think this schedule holds but this would put us at 46 flights a day. (47 on Saturday with the CUN flight) With the MIA update it is 29 mainline, 17 RJ. That would be the most daily/weekly flights by a pretty wide margin that we have had from AA in a long time. And Yet...AA has not releas...

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by stl07
Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
Airport commission updates.


Landing fee at $5.43


And now we know why airlines are suddenly interested in STL again, and with WN having issues, the timing couldn't be more sweet for airlines like NK and AA

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by stl07
Mon Jul 05, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

With the AA upgrades at Miami STL-MIA is going to 3 flights a day all mainline in November, assuming those hold. Interesting that the 2 morning flights are just 2 hours apart - 6am and 8am. Cruise related? This is me 100% speculating The only flight that really makes sense for a cruise is the later...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando: Frontier Airlines Agents Attacked By Woman Over Carry-On Bag Fee (story from July 2020)
Replies: 36
Views: 5808

Re: Orlando: Spirit Airlines Agents Attacked By Woman Over Carry-On Bag Fee.

Again it's in Florida

Also insane and heartbreaking that the toddler had more common sense than the mother

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by stl07
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Long Covid' news and discussion
Replies: 36
Views: 2679

Re: 'Long Covid' news and discussion

I’d say your “just get over it” attitude is harmful and actually achieves the opposite. As adults, I say that we can agree to disagree on that. And, if you don’t agree to disagree, I’ll get over it. How we deal with emotional, psychological or physical trauma directly impacts our mental health. If ...

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by stl07
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border
Replies: 31
Views: 2563

Re: Texas Governor Pledges to Build Wall on Mexican Border

Should make the drive to Mexico a bit more challenging for certain politicians

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by stl07
Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 375
Views: 48866

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

MIflyer12 wrote:
That's taking the fight to WN. Every single one of those routes appears as a non-stop on the WN route map today.

Did the same in STL

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by stl07
Thu Jul 01, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Not to go entirely off topic as this is the STL thread - I've been to AVL a few times now. It's a great place. The airport handles the traffic pretty well - although I'd love to see a little more "exciting" vendor choices :) What worries me is not the size of the airport, but the availabi...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 7894

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

My bigger concern would be the political stuff in the office. I’ve been seeing my GP for 16 years, my oncologist for 4 years, my dentist for 12 years, and my ENT for 12 years. I have no clue as to their politics. Not a single one has any political information in their offices…excepting the decades ...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 7894

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

My bigger concern would be the political stuff in the office. I’ve been seeing my GP for 16 years, my oncologist for 4 years, my dentist for 12 years, and my ENT for 12 years. I have no clue as to their politics. Not a single one has any political information in their offices…excepting the decades ...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

It has only been open a year so it should be pretty nice. I don’t think you should have a ton of trouble unless it’s Cubs in town. Especially if it’s during the week. Braves are in STL when we're there. Amex Plat has a 5x points and $100/back credit for that hotel, so I was debating. I tried to cal...

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by stl07
Sun Jun 27, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

^^
Do we think LGB has a future here. I really like that airport, I just don't think people outside of LA know about it.

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by stl07
Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1068
Views: 117481

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Was curious so I look at the flight history for the seemingly reasonless flight to ORD, and sure enough, it is linked to the PUJ flight. This means either Apple/funjet wanted a connection to ORD as well or they are repositioning for them.

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