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by CALAV8R
Sat Nov 28, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man cooks steak in LAV
Replies: 20
Views: 5036

Re: Man cooks steak in LAV

bennett123 wrote:
Looked like a narrow boy, but only had two seats each side of the aisle.


Looks like CRJ-900 based on the fwd lav and the style of the F bins.

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by CALAV8R
Sat Nov 28, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man cooks steak in LAV
Replies: 20
Views: 5036

Re: Man cooks steak in LAV

EDIT- the video has been confirmed as fake. His official Twitter account posted how he did it about 10 minutes ago. https://twitter.com/marcusmonroe That explains why no smoke alarms went off in the lav. Sizzling meat would emit enough smoke to set it off. Still a very stupid stunt to pull for a ti...

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by CALAV8R
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Jetblue 321NEO LR spotted
Replies: 93
Views: 20315

Re: First Jetblue 321NEO LR spotted

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Mint cabin ends right around the “e” in JetBlue?


Which "e" ? :duck:

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by CALAV8R
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 74
Views: 9770

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

In the grand scheme of things, it may be too soon to tell. I respect Kelly and think his opinion is an important one. However, until a vaccine is widely distributed, there may be too many uncertainties to truly see how this will affect revenue for the majors. At the moment, every airline is trying t...

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by CALAV8R
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 736160

Re: How’s UA’s GUM operation at the moment?

At the moment, quite busy, with the addition of special charter flights and other sorties. Still a pretty active operation as UA is a vital inter-island link.

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by CALAV8R
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Frankfurt airport: what happened to it on Google Maps?
Replies: 38
Views: 5889

Re: Why No Planes on Satellite Images???

A great number of these images are also composite images, taken at different times, then digitally stitched together. This is also why you'll often see a lack of clouds obstructing the view.

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by CALAV8R
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 736160

Re: Question: UA from SFO-SIN on 787-9

Usually with some bummed cans . . . What are those?? Sorry, as Critical said, being a widebody obviously bags and most cargo in is loaded in cans, with the exception of the bulk section. It was frequent to bump low priority cargo to get all the revenue passengers onboard. I wonder if the addition o...

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by CALAV8R
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA dumps ELM...again!!
Replies: 21
Views: 7072

Re: UA dumps ELM...again!!

toltommy wrote:
Well I read the article, I'm guessing the 777 on the route was a bit much. I'm actually impressed with the 70%LF! Who knew there was so much demand?


I actually laughed out loud to this response.

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by CALAV8R
Sat May 25, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's Munoz: Will be on first 737 MAX flight, willing to change flights for customers
Replies: 116
Views: 18494

Re: UA's Munoz: Will be on first 737 MAX flight, willing to change flights for customers

Some people will fall for this kind o PR, and while it is nice to see a C.E.O. putting the face and his bum where is mouth is, it proves nothing. That flight will be very different from the millions of other flights, with all eyes there and the best pilots, egineers and technician on board, of cour...

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by CALAV8R
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can’t UAL close the revenue/ profit gap with DAL ?
Replies: 170
Views: 21704

Re: Why can’t UAL close the revenue/ profit gap with DAL ?

As has perhaps been covered already, United is recovering a lot of lost ground at the moment. With the bankruptcy, they contracted a lot, and even more post-merger with CO when Smisek came in to play. Kirby's plan for expansion (regardless of what many may think of him) has worked well for the compa...

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by CALAV8R
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United FA Bases
Replies: 39
Views: 9666

Re: United FA Bases

United also just announced to their Flight Attendants that they will be opening new satellite bases in Orlando, San Diego and Phoenix. Pretty good move for the commuting population.

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by CALAV8R
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United FA Bases
Replies: 39
Views: 9666

Re: United FA Bases

United also just announced to their Flight Attendants that they will be opening new satellite bases in Orlando, San Diego and Phoenix. Pretty good move for the commuting population.

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by CALAV8R
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?
Replies: 109
Views: 13633

Re: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?

Honestly, even compare it to UA's other hubs: T1 at ORD is more dated pretty much everywhere, just easier to navigate. Check in is fine, very functional, but not "nice" or modern by any stretch. Security is adequate but only because UA forced staff ups. When TSA was understaffed the short...

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by CALAV8R
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to get rid of single use plastics
Replies: 49
Views: 8698

Re: Delta to get rid of single use plastics

Nice move by DL, hopefully we'll see all other major airlines follow suit soon. I wish they would remove the plastic straws, stirrers and disposal non-renewal cups from my office, but to be honest, washing out a coffee cup after every use is a waste of water. Can't win. Both United and American hav...

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by CALAV8R
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.
Replies: 98
Views: 19880

Re: United's IAH-SYD flight progress.

Imo, UA will never be up to the same standards QF offers out of DFW & what NZ offers out of IAH. Even with a connection, NZ still offers a far superior soft product compared to UA in all classes of service. (This also counts for LAX/SFO). Out of UA, AA & DL, IMO, DL offers the better soft p...

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by CALAV8R
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 27236

Re: United updating brand with new colors

"Alright then folks... what color should we add into the mix?" "Delta just rolled out dark purple uniforms..." "Dark purple it is then!" The decision to include purple (and the other colors) is literally a years-long project. As noted, Premium Plus already wears the pu...

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by CALAV8R
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Bolsonaro Approved Boeing/Embraer Commercial Aircraft Takeover
Replies: 79
Views: 22079

Re: Breaking: Boeing and Embraer announce merger

Any Boeing media room updates on this?

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by CALAV8R
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to upgrade BOM to 77W from Oct 18
Replies: 48
Views: 7293

Re: UA to upgrade BOM to 77W from Oct 18

Do we think this is in direct response to DL potentially offering JFK-BOM? Manhattan origin/destination pax are pretty much up for grabs between JFK/EWR. The 77W has 60 J class seats. I guess UA knows what they are doing but wow that is a big premium cabin. Plus there doesn't seem to be Premium Eco...

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