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by AntonioMartin
Sat Feb 04, 2023 9:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates Airlines new U.S. Cities?
Replies: 12
Views: 835

Re: Emirates Airlines new U.S. Cities?

Phoenix or Austin? Phoenix has been wanting service from the ME for decades..and Austin is also a very tech oriented destination...

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Feb 02, 2023 1:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Movies with airlines on them
Replies: 59
Views: 4326

Re: Movies with airlines on them

I just saw The Bad News Bears Go to Japan with Japan Airlines which actually sponsored the movie, plus Pan Am, China Airlines and a suspiciously darkened for the film ANA L-1011 in the background lol...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Jan 25, 2023 12:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is CUN not served from Asia?
Replies: 36
Views: 2174

Re: Why is CUN not served from Asia?

trex8 wrote:
TheFlyingDisk wrote:
What is there in CUN that you can't get closer to home in Asia, like Phuket or Bali?

Nachos and chimichanga
Oh wait thats American food :rotfl:

Tequila and pozole then!

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Jan 25, 2023 12:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is CUN not served from Asia?
Replies: 36
Views: 2174

Re: Why is CUN not served from Asia?

mesasurf wrote:
bfitzflyer wrote:
Perhaps Korean Airlines could establish a hub there. It is only an hour flight to the Alamo.


What? Are you suggesting that KE fly ICN-SAT-CUN? I’m pretty sure San Antonio isn’t at the top of travel destinations for South Koreans.

Also, SAT-CUN isn't one hour..is it?

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Jan 22, 2023 6:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2023 list of Domestic and S/Haul widebody flights
Replies: 13
Views: 1104

Re: 2023 list of Domestic and S/Haul widebody flights

I dont personally consider this domestic but AA flies 777s from Charlotte to San Juan....

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Jan 21, 2023 11:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2023 list of Domestic and S/Haul widebody flights
Replies: 13
Views: 1104

Re: 2023 list of Domestic and S/Haul widebody flights

I think Delta does 767 from JFK to PHX.

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: My stories of timetables
Replies: 11
Views: 2082

Re: My stories of timetables

I used to get the OAG free sample editions, multiple times over a few years lol, and ended up writing to the carriers with the addresses provided in the back. Always awaiting the mail that first summer was agonizing. Especially when nothing came. Still have most letters sent along with timetables, ...

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Jan 19, 2023 12:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fictional routes on real airlines in movies
Replies: 14
Views: 1091

Re: Fictional routes on real airlines in movies

Not mentioned by direct name, but definitely implied, per se, that Ryan Bingham - the George Clooney character in "Up in the Air" was able to fly to an extraordinary number of destinations nonstop from Omaha on American Airlines. Also, not a movie here, but a few seasons ago on Top Chef, ...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Jan 16, 2023 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yeti Airlines AT75 crash in Nepal
Replies: 319
Views: 81410

Re: Yeti Airlines AT75 crash in Nepal

Chaostheory wrote:
BoeingGuy wrote:

/330 types in that part of the world.

You mean, A320?

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Jan 16, 2023 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yeti Airlines AT75 crash in Nepal
Replies: 319
Views: 81410

Re: Yeti Airlines AT75 crash in Nepal

Could this be another pilot suicide??

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Jan 14, 2023 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta planning JFK to EZE
Replies: 70
Views: 12857

Re: Delta planning JFK to EZE

Wonder if Aerolineas Argentinas will pull out of JFK now that a fellow Sky member will be doing the route. Also, curious thing: to us, AA is American. To Argentines, AA is American's competitor on the route, Aerolineas. Only for the non aviation initiated. Any Argentine who knows a thing or 2 about...

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Jan 13, 2023 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation - 2023
Replies: 21
Views: 3067

Re: Arabian Aviation - 2023

Two MEA A321Neos, reg T7-ME2 and T7-ME9, were damaged by stray bullets during the new year celebrations in Beirut, Lebanon. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20230101/574302baeb7d6d83db6fed58ba1af703.jpg Source: https://analytics.twitter.com/mob_idsync_click?slug=8VotXyDDlK&idb=AAAAEIB_N445cE-Vi...

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Jan 13, 2023 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta planning JFK to EZE
Replies: 70
Views: 12857

Re: Delta planning JFK to EZE

Wonder if Aerolineas Argentinas will pull out of JFK now that a fellow Sky member will be doing the route.

Also, curious thing: to us, AA is American. To Argentines, AA is American's competitor on the route, Aerolineas.

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Jan 12, 2023 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation - 2023
Replies: 21
Views: 3067

Re: Arabian Aviation - 2023

When will Delta enter Saudi Arabia?

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 221 CDG-SLC diverting to Madrid
Replies: 13
Views: 3956

Re: DL 221 CDG-SLC diverting to Madrid

Was flying over Scotland and then turned straight south towards Spain. Quite odd as they could have diverted to DUB od any other UK outstations. Anyone know the reason for such an odd diversion? Folks…. Please. It’s been over a hundred years already. Dublin isn’t in the UK :) I know.. Thats just li...

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Jan 10, 2023 3:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters
Replies: 52
Views: 4189

Re: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters

Mohawk Airlines, S-55 from EWR to Grossinger's Resort in the early 1950s. https://www.prints-online.com/p/164/sikorsky-s-55-n424a-mohawk-airlines-18388014.jpg.webp Grossinger's where the famous boxer Rocky Marciano (himself later to die in an airplane accident too) trained at!

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Jan 10, 2023 3:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters
Replies: 52
Views: 4189

Re: (airplane) Airlines that hacve also operated helicopters

CrewBunk wrote:
Air Canada


Wow that was a surprise! Thanks!

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters
Replies: 52
Views: 4189

Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters

Off the top of my head:
Aeroflot
British Airways
Pakistan International Airways
Pan Am
Olympic

Any others?

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Jan 06, 2023 9:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Movies with airlines on them
Replies: 59
Views: 4326

Re: Movies with airlines on them

All correct... Woke up this morning and remembered a few fictional ones from my childhood: The Langoliers - "American Pride" L1011 (based off TWA's double red stripe livery). David Morse played an outstanding captain in my opinion. Turbulence - "Trans Continental" 747-1/200 (bas...

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Jan 06, 2023 9:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Movies with airlines on them
Replies: 59
Views: 4326

Re: Movies with airlines on them

I wonder if Midnight Oil was trying to make a point by having a Flying Tigers 747 on their Beds Are Burning video? After all, their lead singer is still an active, ehem.... activist...

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Jan 01, 2023 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines serving Gothenburg airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2073

Re: Airlines serving Gothenburg airport

Airport-destination tables on the English language wikipedia are often updated earlier and more often than those on the wikipedias of other languages - and as a result the English language one may be be a better description of which airlines fly where. That said, the rest of the page about an airpo...

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Dec 31, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines serving Gothenburg airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2073

Re: Gothenburg airport...wow!!

Ok, their English page lists 30 airlines. Still impressive!

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Dec 31, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time to talk about.....old airlines!
Replies: 288
Views: 30881

Re: Time to talk about.....old airlines!

The thread has accumulated 284 replies previous to this one. Interestingly, 84 was the code Boeing used for Olympic Airways. So, if the variant was -200, for example, Boeing 747-284, 737-284 or 727-284 this would mean the first operator of a specific aircraft was Olympic. Also of interest is to not...

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Dec 31, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines serving Gothenburg airport
Replies: 17
Views: 2073

Airlines serving Gothenburg airport

I just counted on their Wikipedia Swedish page...41 airlines? (Passenger and cargo combined)

What's going on down there???

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Dec 25, 2022 9:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Flown Airline?
Replies: 74
Views: 8632

Re: Your Most Flown Airline?

Ive only flown 14 times...monetary reasons mostly..(spent a total of ten bucks combined on those 14 flights)..anyways my number is Eastern and American, 4 times each. How can 14 flights cost 10 usd in total? On what airlines were the other 6 flights? The thing is, all the other flights, the ticket ...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 21, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rock N Roll Heaven - Who's in the band?
Replies: 15
Views: 849

Re: Rock N Roll Heaven - Who's in the band?

Lennon and Harrison.

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Dec 19, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022
Replies: 126
Views: 5052

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q4 2022

As we all do it

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Dec 17, 2022 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What 2 or more airlines would you like to have be partners?
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: What 2 or more airlines would you like to have be partners?

China Eastern, China Southern and China Southwest Airlines. Together, they could be called China Eastern Southern United Airlines! :lol:

Jokes aside, I don't know.

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Dec 16, 2022 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1550

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

I think Jon felt jealous of the attention Ponch got. Also, from what I heard, it seems the actor who played Jon was a bit racist in real life? But Im not sure. Never saw anything to infer he was a racist. Only that he served his country honorably in the Marines before he became an actor. I read it ...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 14, 2022 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1550

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

I watched this TV series as a youngster, I was a big motorcycle enthusiast and thought their KZ1000’s were really nice machines It may seem like a corny show now but it was something quite different, each episode would often have a positive message and the best part was it didn’t glorify the use of...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 14, 2022 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1550

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

LCDFlight wrote:
Loved the show. It (and Three’s Company, different type of show) both made California look really good in the late 70s early 80s. Positive lifestyles and people being good to each other.

I loved Three's Company for the hot looking actresses in short shorts! Plus, it was funny!

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 14, 2022 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1550

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

NIKV69 wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
Im a CHPS fan who met Erik Estrada in person! I also a big SWAT and what was the name of that fire department show? fan.

Oh, I remember now...Emergency! Plus, Charlie's Angels!


Jaclyn Smith hair flick!!!!!!!!!! I lived for that.

Oh yeah, she was hot!

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Dec 13, 2022 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1550

Re: Any ‘CHIPS’ fans here ?

Im a CHPS fan who met Erik Estrada in person! I also a big SWAT and what was the name of that fire department show? fan.

Oh, I remember now...Emergency! Plus, Charlie's Angels!

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Dec 12, 2022 4:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Former U.S. Airline Brands
Replies: 27
Views: 1947

Re: Former U.S. Airline Brands

MartijnNL wrote:
BoeingERJ1000 wrote:
Other than that, I miss NW because of the Bowling Shoe livery. It’s my favorite livery of all time, and I wish I’d gotten to see it in person.

How can you miss something that you have never seen?

I can! I miss the big W in Western (and the big C in Capitol, but I saw that one in person!)

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Dec 10, 2022 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1437
Views: 288291

Re: Air Canada Inaugurates Only Flight Between North America And Bangkok

e] All with a stop in Asia. So again, what's changed? Oh, ok I didn't know that. When Delta served BKK and Thai the US, I was just a teen who liked seeing the name of Bangkok on my Delta destinations shirt and mostly cared about keeping my Schabak airport model updated, my newest Airliners magazine...

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Dec 10, 2022 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 1437
Views: 288291

Re: Air Canada Inaugurates Only Flight Between North America And Bangkok

I don’t mind sixteen hours in the air but the whole thing is in the dark. Appalling! BKK certainly underserved from N/A. Based on what? Every major feed market for BKK can get there in 1stop with multiple options, usually over both oceans. If yields weren't generally trash, they'd have less stops t...

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Dec 08, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest movie ever
Replies: 61
Views: 2275

Re: Greatest movie ever

SL1200MK2 wrote:
Howard the Duck

I actually liked that movie. I know Im in the minority...alas I was 14 and had a crush on Lea Thomson! But I found the movie funny...

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Dec 08, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Movies with airlines on them
Replies: 59
Views: 4326

Re: Movies with airlines on them

Planes has an American Airlines jet which I think in the UK was a British Airways, in Turkey a Turkish and etc...

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Dec 08, 2022 10:55 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Movies with airlines on them
Replies: 59
Views: 4326

Re: Movies with airlines on them

Isn't there a glimpse of an AA 727 in Top Gun? Or am I thinking of another Tom Cruise movie? Jungle 2 Jungle with Tim Allen has a scene of a Servivensa or Avensa 727 departing from what I assume is CCS. The next scene is him in his seat talking to his new-found son. Cool Runnings has two AA scenes,...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 07, 2022 8:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Kirstie Alley
Replies: 28
Views: 1761

Re: RIP Kirstie Alley

She made a good show very good. R.I.P. It's tough to replace one of the main characters on a show and do it successfully. Her character on Cheers was a radical departure from Shelly Long's and that's part of what made it work. Same thing when Woody came in to take Coach's place. The writers did a g...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 07, 2022 8:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Mills Lane
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Re: RIP Mills Lane

Mills Lane was a US Marine and a boxing referee in some of the greatest fights Las Vegas ever saw. He and another US Marine, Richard Steele, gave the boxing ring in Vegas at that time style, elegance and substance as superb referees. Lane was also the referee when Marvelous Marvin Hagler fought Robe...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Dec 07, 2022 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antonio Brown weirdness
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Antonio Brown weirdness

They have also been able to detect brain damage at least since 1985. I know a boxer who had to retire in 1985 when it was discovered he had brain damage after, of all things possible, getting hit on the head during a pickup association football game (Chilean Adolfo Medel)! "Real" Football...

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Kirstie Alley
Replies: 28
Views: 1761

Re: RIP Kirstie Alley

Good actress and beautiful woman...rip.

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Dec 06, 2022 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest movie ever
Replies: 61
Views: 2275

Re: Greatest movie ever

I just watched Almost Famous and it has to be there. i can relate to almost all the characters, even the female ones. Even the autograph hunting weirdo. (I used to belong to an undercover group of autograph hunters that even had connections at the airport-which I could detail in another thread lol)

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PHX RDU Nonstop
Replies: 29
Views: 3989

Re: PHX RDU Nonstop

jplatts wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
A CK? Whats a CK? A ...Calvin Klein???


A CK is an ConciergeKey membership, which includes AAdvantage Executive Platinum status and a few other perks.

oooh ok gotcha! Thanks for the clarification!

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antonio Brown weirdness
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Antonio Brown weirdness

Obviously not, but it's still worth looking into after he's in custody for the sake of other football players' well-being. You can't diagnose CTE on a living person. Only after death can you dissect the brain and see. I think they are working on it and are quite close to being able to detect it in ...

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Dec 04, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest movie ever
Replies: 61
Views: 2275

Re: Greatest movie ever

scbriml wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
B777LRF wrote:
Shaving Ryan’s Privates .

Saving Private Ryan?


Tell me you don't watch porn without telling me. :lol.

You got me, boss! :lol:

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