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by md80spirit
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines New Caribbean Destination
Replies: 24
Views: 4306

RE: Spirit Airlines New Caribbean Destination

4 a 321 will start proving runs 9/8/04

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by md80spirit
Tue Jul 27, 2004 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant Age Limits
Replies: 11
Views: 8302

RE: Flight Attendant Age Limits

21 is the age for NWA, since f/a 's are still laid off at nwa it may be some time before they start to hire. Spirit is hiring 250 f/a's go to spiritair.com for open house info.

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by md80spirit
Mon Jul 26, 2004 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Names For Premium Services On Airlines?
Replies: 32
Views: 6536

RE: Names For Premium Services On Airlines?

Spirit airlines biz class is called Spirit Plus

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by md80spirit
Thu May 20, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines To Start Airbus Service Nov 18
Replies: 18
Views: 6490

RE: Spirit Airlines To Start Airbus Service Nov 18

Training for flight attendants will start in July.

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by md80spirit
Sun May 09, 2004 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue's Caribbean Flights
Replies: 11
Views: 2567

RE: JetBlue's Caribbean Flights

Will B6 move back to terminal 4 where customs is located in FLL? They can depart from 1 and arrive in 4 but that will be difficult on pax and workers?

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by md80spirit
Sun May 09, 2004 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit And Cancun
Replies: 7
Views: 1608

RE: Spirit And Cancun

I have worked this flight many times, and it has been full or near full. Many pax connect to <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>, <acronym titl...

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by md80spirit
Sun May 09, 2004 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue's Caribbean Flights
Replies: 11
Views: 2567

RE: JetBlue's Caribbean Flights

Spirit has won the right to fly to more Caribbean from the DOT. Will <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym> start those flight is yet to be seen. Spirt will add a 3 flight to <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> & a 2nd to <a...

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by md80spirit
Sun May 09, 2004 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Orders A321's.
Replies: 13
Views: 4341

RE: Spirit Orders A321's.

35 a/c ordered with 50 options. Mgt pilots have been trained and the F/A instuctors are being trained in Miami. Line F/A begin training in July on the 321, class will be one day 8 hours. On a later date there will be differences training for the 319. Oct is planned the 321 to go into service. Spirit...

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by md80spirit
Sun May 09, 2004 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Running Out Of Food On Flight
Replies: 36
Views: 8769

RE: Running Out Of Food On Flight

When I worked at a charter airline we were full with pax but had only 92 meals. With 172 pax onboard, it would not be fair to only serve 92 pax. The flight was to be <acronym title="Cancun International (CUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym>-<acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KM...

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by md80spirit
Fri Mar 19, 2004 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Placed Airbus Order
Replies: 80
Views: 7521

RE: Spirit Placed Airbus Order

If I was Jetblue and was thinking of a partner or codeshare buddy, anyone see NK & B6 be the first LCC 's to partner up

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by md80spirit
Fri Mar 19, 2004 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Placed Airbus Order
Replies: 80
Views: 7521

RE: Spirit Placed Airbus Order

Just the 319 and 321 no 320. New a/c will have biz class and coach class. Also inflight ptv's in all coach seats upgraded in spirt plus(biz class) check www.spiritair.com they will give offical press soon.

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by md80spirit
Tue Mar 16, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best LCC?
Replies: 48
Views: 3561

RE: Best LCC?

Spirit Airlnes all the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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by md80spirit
Sat Mar 13, 2004 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Speculation
Replies: 20
Views: 3944

RE: JetBlue Speculation

Spirit was already approved for Canada, flights most likely from <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> since Spirit is in term 4 which has customs and Spirt has use of most of the gates(8) in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood I...

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by md80spirit
Fri Mar 05, 2004 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW MD-80s
Replies: 29
Views: 3517

RE: NW MD-80s

Also NW crashed in dtw shortly after takeoff(flaps not set)into middlebelt road killing all but one little girl, I think it was in 1986, 1987 .

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by md80spirit
Tue Mar 02, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Employees Only Worth Y Class
Replies: 45
Views: 4764

RE: ATA Employees Only Worth Y Class

Spirt is free is coach and only $25 for spirit plus(biz class). If the seat is gonna go out empty, at least get 25$ from the employee's. Charge the non-revs at ATA what you would charge full fare ( i.e 40$) to upgrade. But once that aircraft door is closed, & a pax has to be moved due to weight & ba...

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by md80spirit
Tue Feb 24, 2004 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Has New Owners.
Replies: 7
Views: 8102

RE: Spirit Airlines Has New Owners.

Spirit also had been approved to fly to other foreign destinations, most will be from <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> and connect to Spirit's domostic routes. Got the cash. Got the routes. Hope it works. UNITED STATES <acronym titl...

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by md80spirit
Tue Feb 24, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Has New Owners.
Replies: 7
Views: 8102

Spirit Airlines Has New Owners.

Spirit Airlines ownership change raises $125 million for new planes By TOM STIEGHORST sun-sentinel.com Posted February 23 2004, 11:10 <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> EST Email story Print story Miramar-based Spirit Airlines said Monday it has raised $125 million in equity by selling majorit...

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by md80spirit
Mon Feb 23, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines
Replies: 83
Views: 5450

RE: Spirit Airlines

Spirit has begun to hire F/A's to start training in march, up to 100 to added to <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> base & <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>. Was told Spiri...

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by md80spirit
Tue Feb 10, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Posts 2003 Results
Replies: 2
Views: 2417

RE: Spirit Airlines Posts 2003 Results

It was nice to get a profit sharing check, and to see that we did very well for 2003. Hope the profits will be used to keep the growth pace and to used to get new A/C such as the airbus or boeing. The md80 is a workhorse but lacks pax comfort offered by other airlines, including other LCC such as Je...

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by md80spirit
Mon Feb 09, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Blocks Other Airlines At DTW
Replies: 46
Views: 7163

RE: NW Blocks Other Airlines At DTW

Spirit has said that they will need at least 14 gates for its growth plans for the next 5 years.

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by md80spirit
Mon Feb 09, 2004 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue....into ORD?.........
Replies: 34
Views: 4158

RE: JetBlue....into ORD?.........

Spirit serves ORD and we have to use Delta gates. The only space would be in the International Termanial for B6.

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by md80spirit
Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Conquer La Guardia?
Replies: 143
Views: 12771

RE: JetBlue To Conquer La Guardia?

Starting april5 spirit will fly 9 flts a day from lga to fll, and spirit would also like more slots to add more flts to dtw. jetblue would compete and hurt a follow lcc if it starts out of lga. Spirit made a record profits for 2004 and has a 83% load factor, it has the same if not lower cost than je...

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by md80spirit
Wed Jan 14, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue Ever Come To Chicago?
Replies: 20
Views: 4799

RE: Will JetBlue Ever Come To Chicago?

Spirt serves <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> and has done well. I see them going to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> maybe, but cites in floirda, L. A & Vegas wou...

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by md80spirit
Wed Jan 14, 2004 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Spirit Airlines Have First Class
Replies: 5
Views: 40772

RE: Does Spirit Airlines Have First Class

Spirit does not want to call it first class, but an upgraded coach class. It has done so well for spirit that the seats were increased from 12 to 16 seats. It has been modeled after air tran. The seats are nice and worth the price, but don't expect hot towels, hot meals, and even a closet to hang yo...

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by md80spirit
Thu Jan 01, 2004 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evil Deeds FA's Do
Replies: 176
Views: 14150

RE: Evil Deeds FA's Do

Any info from this forum about XJFA or comments from him can't be used to fire him or even put him on a level or step. The remarks were way out of line, there is no prove that they did happen & if the comments are even true. As a union rep with the AFA, unless it was reported when it occurred then t...

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by md80spirit
Mon Dec 29, 2003 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries
Replies: 25
Views: 5324

RE: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries

I miss the goldfish, they have not been around for 2 years!

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by md80spirit
Sun Dec 28, 2003 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Lowcost Version Of Skyteam Or Star?
Replies: 0
Views: 2054

A Lowcost Version Of Skyteam Or Star?

A lowcost airline to code share with another lowcost? Would it work?

I think Spirit could with Frontier.

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by md80spirit
Sun Dec 28, 2003 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Things That Annoy Me At The Airport
Replies: 57
Views: 7601

RE: Things That Annoy Me At The Airport

The people who get pissed off and won't let you cut in the screening line when in uniform and working crew. Yes they showed up 3 hours in advance to my 1 and sometimes there is 10 of us cutting in. The kicker is when they are on my flight. At large airports there need to be a lane for crew only.

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by md80spirit
Sun Dec 28, 2003 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries
Replies: 25
Views: 5324

RE: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries

All non domostic new routes will feed into <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>. Spirt has 7 gates in terminal 4 which is used only by Spirit and other internatinal carriers. Detroit may get some canadian flights if the flights could be...

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by md80spirit
Sat Dec 27, 2003 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries
Replies: 25
Views: 5324

RE: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries

Spirit has no more 9's in the fleet, and the news story said nothing about crossing the pond. Spirit sees the next step for low fare airlines to grow.

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by md80spirit
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries
Replies: 25
Views: 5324

Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries

Story from Dertoit free press .Talk is they just inked deal with an investor? Spirit does not have the all the cash to do this own its own, at least this much growth plans. <a href="http://www.freep.com" target=_blank>http://www.freep.com</a> <acronym title="New Orleans - Lakefront (NEW / KNEW), US...

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by md80spirit
Wed Dec 24, 2003 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Fleet Replacement?
Replies: 6
Views: 3800

RE: Spirit Airlines Fleet Replacement?

Keep hearing Feb 2004 is when it will be made public plans for any new A/C. No real plans laid out, Boeing still may get an order from <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym> for now just the same jetway gossip. Spirit has 33 a/c with a/c nk833 (md-83) joining this month. Spirit is a pri...

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by md80spirit
Wed Dec 03, 2003 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vanguard Airlines: Any News?
Replies: 32
Views: 4858

RE: Vanguard Airlines: Any News?

We have one of the a/c, just arrived on property about a month ago. A/C 830NK

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by md80spirit
Sat Dec 21, 2002 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines To Start Mexico Flts In Spring
Replies: 8
Views: 4097

Spirit Airlines To Start Mexico Flts In Spring

From lose lips in FLL HQ it was said spirit will start mexico flts from fll. Since spirit has no international flts now, why are F/a's being shown how to do gen declaration forms and crew dec forms in recurrent now. Sorry for just rumor but they all have started this way for spirit and then happens,...

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by md80spirit
Sun Dec 08, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL Viewing Park - Reopen It - Online Petition
Replies: 7
Views: 1831

RE: FLL Viewing Park - Reopen It - Online Petition

I signed it.Hope they listen and know this was one of the best viewing places around and was enjoyed by many.

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by md80spirit
Sat Nov 23, 2002 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is JetBlue Growing Too Fast?
Replies: 17
Views: 2785

RE: Is JetBlue Growing Too Fast?

YES THEY ARE, SLOW DOWN A BIT.

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by md80spirit
Fri Nov 22, 2002 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Possibly Going To ORD
Replies: 12
Views: 2420

RE: JetBlue Possibly Going To ORD

National used nwa gates, and if jet blue thinks that they can just fly in ord and by pass other airlines that should rethink ops at ord. Spirit already flys to florida markets and lax and in dec las. Spirit uses delta gates and they are waiting for there own gates and why should jet blue get gates b...

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by md80spirit
Mon Nov 11, 2002 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Brother: Ex-National Mechanic!
Replies: 7
Views: 1361

RE: My Brother: Ex-National Mechanic!

spirit airlines is looking, check spiritair.com a/c md81/81/83

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by md80spirit
Sat Nov 09, 2002 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Themes/Slogans?
Replies: 56
Views: 9658

RE: Airline Themes/Slogans?

spirit airlines-catch the spirit
also been using ''building a better airline" since no logo

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by md80spirit
Wed Nov 06, 2002 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A's: Stupid Questions Asked On A Regular Basis
Replies: 42
Views: 7476

RE: F/A's: Stupid Questions Asked On A Regular Basis

(Is this your real job or you just doing it for the flying benfits?) I walked away from this young man with his drink and never returned.

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by md80spirit
Tue Nov 05, 2002 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA/American Still Flying Chinese Made MD-83s?
Replies: 29
Views: 4625

RE: TWA/American Still Flying Chinese Made MD-83s?

Spirit has one that I know for sure A/C nk824

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by md80spirit
Tue Nov 05, 2002 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *The Safest Airline In The World?
Replies: 47
Views: 11356

RE: *The Safest Airline In The World?

Spirit airlines has had no accidents in over 13 yrs since starting up.

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by md80spirit
Mon Oct 07, 2002 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Super 80 Vs MD-80
Replies: 22
Views: 5677

RE: Super 80 Vs MD-80

There is nothing super about the 80 or difference. But they are work horses.

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by md80spirit
Sat Oct 05, 2002 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue In Chicago
Replies: 34
Views: 3479

RE: JetBlue In Chicago

Spirit has been waiting for more slots in ord, and they have been promised. Unless jetblue uses ord for more than ,chi town should be put on the back burner untill they dig in out west and show southwest they can go head to head.

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by md80spirit
Thu Sep 19, 2002 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Introduces First Class
Replies: 21
Views: 6420

RE: Spirit Airlines Introduces First Class

Just to let the 14yr old ceo kid, since it rolled online the spirit plus cabin is running at nearly 100% full. And this is the only person that I have found so far that hates it. Maybe he should fly in spirit plus before making his comments and then he can hate it.

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by md80spirit
Mon Sep 16, 2002 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Introduces First Class
Replies: 21
Views: 6420

RE: Spirit Airlines Introduces First Class

It is not first class, it is a upgraded coach class people. And is a airline like airtran, who has a biz class, not make them a lowfare airline. If someone can afford it(sounds like jblua320 can not)its a nice to offer them a choice. The spirit plus has 3 ways to be bought. It can be at a refundable...

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by md80spirit
Tue Sep 10, 2002 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Spirit Airlines A Good Place To Work?
Replies: 1
Views: 6881

RE: Is Spirit Airlines A Good Place To Work?

I have been at spirit for 4 1/2 yrs and love the place. Yes we may not be the best paid but its a great place. Pay after 6 months is 1400 per month up to 72 hours after paid 19.46 per flight hour with no overtime cap. Per diem 1.45 hour med and dental is good 401k matched at 5% free pass travel in c...

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by md80spirit
Tue Sep 10, 2002 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL's Small MD90 Fleet, Good Airplane For AirTran?
Replies: 11
Views: 2905

RE: DL's Small MD90 Fleet, Good Airplane For AirTran?

From what I was told Spirit is looking to get 6 90's from delta. All 30 of spirits fleet consist of 81 82 and 83 a/c that we push to the limits on the dtw las lax and oak and the fll den flights. Delta is a ground handle partner that we use in lax oak ord and if any flight makes a non sched stop del...

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by md80spirit
Sat Sep 07, 2002 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hangar Locations For US Airlines
Replies: 38
Views: 10786

RE: Hangar Locations For US Airlines

Years back delta had a hangar in dtw and was getting rid of it and nwa wanted it. At that time there was some bad blood between the two and to show nwa up they sold the hangar to spirit airlines which still owns it today. If you look very close where it says fly spirit in big bold letters you can st...

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by md80spirit
Sat Sep 07, 2002 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 (new PanAm)
Replies: 13
Views: 2630

RE: 727 (new PanAm)

web site still down and yes put the pan am name to rest. Every time i see one of there a/c i feel i am in the 70's seeing a great airline, and remember this airline is a joke and trying to use the name to get somewhere. They will never be what pan am was or could have been.

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