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by bravotango75
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 33851

Re: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021

Isn’t Ethiopia in the middle of a Civil War? I doubt that ET is too terribly concerned about re-starting Houston at the moment. As for IB and AY appearing at DFW, why on earth would anyone think that they should be at IAH instead? IAH isnt in OneWorld nor is United a JV partner with either airline....

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by bravotango75
Tue Nov 09, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 33851

Re: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021

Isn’t Ethiopia in the middle of a Civil War? I doubt that ET is too terribly concerned about re-starting Houston at the moment.

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by bravotango75
Tue Nov 09, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 33851

Re: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021

Wow, gotta say, I am shocked. DFW attracting 3 new major int’ carriers in less than a month, impressive. I still don't see the attraction for these carriers in Texas. Looks like Houston is getting snubbed big time, I guess that Dallas slightly more desirable than Houston, still....

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by bravotango75
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 3rd Qrt Profit
Replies: 41
Views: 5826

Re: United international announcement by end of October

AVENSAB727 wrote:
Hopefully, DEN, IAH and LAX get their turn!!

DEN and LAX, doubtful IAH.

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by bravotango75
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 202
Views: 31615

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021

x1234 wrote:
Does anyone know when Air China is coming back to IAH?

Probably never...

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by bravotango75
Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic quietly drops the Overture's cruising speed from mach 2.2 to mach 1.7
Replies: 18
Views: 3247

Re: With no official announcement, Boom Supersonic quietly drops the Overture's cruising speed from mach 2.2 to mach 1.7

Always got that vibe that it was a “fly-by-night” scam, honestly I am shocked that a huge global carrier like UA fell for it.

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish adding Dallas and Denver
Replies: 122
Views: 18646

Re: Turkish adding Dallas and Denver

Turkish is adding Dallas and Denver https://twitter.com/IshrionA/status/1407676879868510213?s=20 I can understand denver but why dallas? Dallas is a massive market with a lot of African, Middle East and South East Asian demand. Don’t forget how well placed IST is for connections. So much of the wor...

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by bravotango75
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 202
Views: 31615

Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021

Has Ethiopian Air declared their intentions on IAH service? I cant see it yet. I copied and pasted from Ethiopian Air website on Operation flights The Americas Number of Flight per Week Flight dates Buenos Aires (EZE, Argentina 1X MON Newark (EWR), United States 4X TUE,THU,FRI,SUN Sao Paulo (GRU), ...

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by bravotango75
Thu May 27, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 462
Views: 59337

Re: Qatar Airways CEO: “the A380 was our biggest mistake.”

AAB is a joke and an embarrassment to the industry.

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by bravotango75
Mon May 24, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA contest - win free flights for a year if you are vaccinated
Replies: 5
Views: 1229

Re: UA- You vaccinated, you get free flights for a year

For the love of God, just dump the named masks....all carriers

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by bravotango75
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida
Replies: 156
Views: 21158

Re: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida

LAX772LR wrote:
Isn't this like the 3rd time or so that they've done this song/dance?

What concession do they want from NY governance now? :irked:

Freedom
I would say move to BOS, but it's not that much better here.

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by bravotango75
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA large AUS expansion
Replies: 210
Views: 27968

Re: AA large AUS expansion

Looks as if AUS is the only airport in Texas that is thriving. Gotta wonder if Austin will eclipse IAH or DFW in the coming decades.

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by bravotango75
Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Neos Applies For US Service
Replies: 23
Views: 5915

Re: Neos Applies For US Service

The usual suspects, MXP-JFK, BOS, MIA, ORD, and likely LAX, SFO at some point, nothing beyond those markets.

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by bravotango75
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 12418

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

Please...this is nothing, a walk in the park here in BOS.

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by bravotango75
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW (Air Namibia) Ceases operations; Gov't Seeks to Liquidate
Replies: 56
Views: 10821

Re: SW (Air Namibia) Ceases operations; Gov't Seeks to Liquidate

So sad. Flew them once in 2005, From Windhoek to Frankfurt on the MD11. Basic, but pretty enjoyable flight for that time. Polite, pleasant flight crew. Yeah, I flew them from WDH-LHR in the mid 90s on their ‘SP’, a nice service indeed. That said, Namibia is a bit of a niche market without a great d...

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by bravotango75
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT - New Service Announcement
Replies: 135
Views: 17350

Re: SAT - New Service Announcement

Aeroflot?

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by bravotango75
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Launching BLR-SFO, Plans HYD-ORD
Replies: 50
Views: 9783

Re: Air India Launching BLR-SFO, Plans HYD-ORD

They should add BOS to their map.

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by bravotango75
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions
Replies: 118
Views: 15824

Re: 1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions

Well, I hope to be adding a ton once flying is allowed for us, the great washed masses, gotta do my part. In the meantime, I’ll be tool’n round Boston in my 5 mpg, 1978 Jeep CJ.

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by bravotango75
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 167
Views: 20537

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

EK 777, QR A350, KL 787/777, BA 787, LH A330, and AM all serving IAH on regular basis. ANA and ET return in November. What about Air China. I would not hold my breath on these guys (or any mainland Chinese carrier) ever being let back into the US for some time and rightly so, all things considered.

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by bravotango75
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Viva Air livery
Replies: 18
Views: 3878

Re: New Viva Air livery

Horrible, reminds me os Spirit

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by bravotango75
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4715
Views: 752080

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

Looks like you IAH FBs got hosed again.

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by bravotango75
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links
Replies: 124
Views: 14466

Re: Normalisation of relations between Israel and UAE air links

Million Dollar question, will Saudi Arabia give them overfly rights like they did for AI. I don't see EY launching flights but Air Arabia for sure, maybe even Wizz Air. As for EK, before corona they could have easily filled triple daily flights (A380, A380, B77W). Lots of demand to places like Indi...

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by bravotango75
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design
Replies: 57
Views: 8788

Re: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design

All the while, VS is on the verge of oblivion... Seriously “Sir Richie” dump this pipe dream and put that money into saving Virgin Atlantic! Get your priorities straight!!

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by bravotango75
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston
Replies: 29
Views: 5144

Re: Caribbean Airlines Applies For Houston

That is odd ball timing. A new route to a city that is seeing a major spike in COVID cases in addition to it’s main source of revenue, oil on the decline. Never mind that most countries are banning travel to and from the US. What makes Caribbean Airlines so certain that all will be right with the wo...

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aberdeen ground collision
Replies: 31
Views: 7828

Re: Aberdeen ground collision

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/11930/production/_112948917_plane1.jpg Some really nice dents in that engine cowling. Would the engine be scrapped completely or would it be examined on an anatomical level to see if it is salvageable? More photos here So, that's how Scottish planes mate,...

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by bravotango75
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aberdeen ground collision
Replies: 31
Views: 7828

Re: Aberdeen ground collision

More photos here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-53076806 https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/0BA8/production/_112948920_plane2.jpg https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/11930/production/_112948917_plane1.jpg So, that's how Scottish planes mate, thin...

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by bravotango75
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non photographed airliners?
Replies: 37
Views: 6511

Re: Non photographed airliners?

Braniff's 2nd 747-100, painted Green, often referred to as 'The Big Pickle'. It was rumored to have painted and ready for delivery to join up with 'The Great Pumpkin', only for Braniff to decline to take delivery of the aircraft. To date, no photographic evidence has yet to surface. There are models...

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by bravotango75
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Airport Is Now The World's Busiest Airport
Replies: 41
Views: 9578

Re: DFW Airport Is Now The World's Busiest Airport

Wow, DFW must be so proud to crow about this during a pandemic. Enjoy DFW, I assure you ORD and ATL will regain their throne and likely sooner than these so-called "experts" predict. Pfft...two-three years..?!....try two to three months.

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by bravotango75
Thu May 28, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Signs of airports normalizing.
Replies: 30
Views: 5712

Re: Signs of airports normalizing.

Sp many Negative Nellies, it's all good!

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by bravotango75
Sun May 24, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa June International schedule
Replies: 16
Views: 6877

Re: Lufthansa June International schedule

What, no BOS...? Surprised that the West Coast operations LAX/SFO are not showing either.

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by bravotango75
Thu May 21, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 583
Views: 92538

Re: BA cancels LHR-CHS for rest of 2020

Probably shut down IAH, DFW, and AUS in addition to MSY. Not a lot of prospects for 3rd tier markets, I doubt that BA will return to the smaller US destinations.

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by bravotango75
Tue May 19, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways plans IPO in 4Q2020, direct US flight at the end of 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 2153

Re: Bamboo Airways plans IPO in 4Q2020, direct US flight at the end of 2021

They should add BOS to that list, a very important market, Boston.

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by bravotango75
Fri May 01, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 787/a350 ground incident
Replies: 53
Views: 11098

Re: QR 787/a350 ground incident

https://youtu.be/nrl3ex7w6nA
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While not quite as dramatic as the Qatar video, I do recall this clip of a Westjet 737 being blown off its jetway at Halifax.
https://youtu.be/nrl3ex7w6nA

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by bravotango75
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18807

Re: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

I live in BOS, I fly B6, I like(ed) B6.......B6 this is BS! You took my tax dollars and now you want to run off with it without holding up your end of the deal? I fly to some of these cities on a semi-regular basis and now you are wanting to leave me and others high-n-dry. B6 isn't done. They are no...

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by bravotango75
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: TWA Hotel @ JFK for Photography
Replies: 4
Views: 2547

Re: TWA Hotel @ JFK for Photography

Have you checked Trip Report forum? I saw many TWA Hotel photos in one thread there. You know, I never thought if that, I'll give a shot. I just figured that plane spotters and photographers here would have been abuzz about this new venue at America's premier int'l aviation gateway and this would b...

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by bravotango75
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: TWA Hotel @ JFK for Photography
Replies: 4
Views: 2547

TWA Hotel @ JFK for Photography

I searched through three pages in this forum and could not locate any thread on the titled subject, so if I missed it, please paste in a link. Anywho, once this COVID garbage settles down and flying for the great unwashed masses returns, I am thinking about flying down to NYC from BOS and spending a...

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by bravotango75
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18807

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

Mixed feelings on this. The idea of allowing the Government to dictate which routes a carrier to serve al la the CAB back in the day, not good. However, the agreement clearly states what will be expected of said carrier. And I believe that similar rules are being applied to other industries. Again, ...

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by bravotango75
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 167
Views: 20537

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

Watch the U-Haul movers and rentals around Houston and how much business will increase. Some have noted that it is a good indicator of a local economy on the volume of business that a U-Haul dealership does during Booms and Busts. Houston had it's 15 minutes, despite all the warnings and predictions...

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by bravotango75
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways lands in Miami after 20+ years
Replies: 28
Views: 9146

Re: South African Airways lands in Miami after 20+ years

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/p960x960/93990994_3095804317109023_1605180070521995264_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_oc=AQnwSEDt2m2EI8NAH-fe06a-ut62ugasWHL-n5SgsO-m4g9-SCUjs8v0xZcBOwMSpt95C5YulUQVzyLw_CzTJbFY&_nc_ht=scontent-mia3-1.xx&_nc_tp=6&oh=8de4c498251...

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by bravotango75
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 167
Views: 20537

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like Houston is getting snubbed by many of the former int'l carriers that once operated there and yet DFW is seeing several airlines such as Qatar, Qantas, Emirates, JAL scheduling their returns. Sadly, the same is happening here in BOS, with the exception of Emirates, so I guess we are in the...

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by bravotango75
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways lands in Miami after 20+ years
Replies: 28
Views: 9146

Re: South African Airways lands in Miami after 20+ years

So, this is nothing more than a ” repatriation” flight? What is the big deal? I mean, almost every US city are seeing these in one form or another, we have seen a ton here in BOS, no big deal made out of it. Now had it been a new or a service re-start, then yeah, newsworthy, though given SAA’s curre...

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by bravotango75
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 35704

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2020

tcfc424 wrote:
The spring breakers traveled on a chartered Viva Aerobus aircraft. The local news was the source for my information.

Those the idiots (70 I believe) that flew down to Mexico and now 20 have the virus.....? Oh, sweet Karma...

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by bravotango75
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 35704

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2020

I sincerely doubt that AUS, IAH or DFW will see any resumption of int'l service on the scale that it was prior to Covid. On top of that, the slide in the price of oil will have a huge impact on Houston's marginal routes like Lome, Taipei, Istanbul. Most of the tentative re-start skeds that have been...

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by bravotango75
Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lufthansa flights to Seattle and San Diego
Replies: 21
Views: 6430

Re: New Lufthansa flights to Seattle and San Diego

I suspect that any new routes will be on hold well into next year, especially to smaller markets like SAN or SEA. If any new int'l routes are started to the US will the proven mainstays like JFK (possibly EWR), LAX, SFO, MIA, ORD, and IAD.

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by bravotango75
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian irregularities to Washington and Chicago today; + Miami!
Replies: 15
Views: 3316

Re: Ethiopian irregularities to Washington and Chicago today; + Miami!

Are they still doing the Houston service? It would shock me if they were, I never understood why that route was started in the first place.

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by bravotango75
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated January 2020 Loads

How many of these carriers will return to DFW after Covid is either eliminated or at least some sort of therapy is created and some normality returns to the travel sector? I suspect very few, most will likely re start the major markets, NYC, LA, SF, BOS, D.C. , MIA etc...smaller markets like Dallas,...

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by bravotango75
Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did Braniff have the first creative livery?
Replies: 24
Views: 2914

Re: Did Braniff have the first creative livery?

"Braniff"? What's "Braniff"?. Eye roll on THAT :roll: WOW :o Agree. The summer of '83 was just a little after Braniff (the 'real' one) had shut down in May of 1982. You honestly did not remember them just a year later? Well, the way I read it he seems to have been a kid (late te...

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by bravotango75
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian AIrlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 210
Views: 42535

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

Ethiopian started flights to Houston today. Looking at bookings for the next few weeks, flight out of Houston is almost or completely sold out. Yields are what counts, not full cabins. I predict that Ethiopian will cut Houston inside 2 years, they would have been better selecting BOS. Lol... this g...

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by bravotango75
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to ditch 1,500 jobs
Replies: 14
Views: 5458

Re: AF to ditch 1,500 jobs

bravotango75 wrote:
IWMBH wrote:
Luckily the French aren’t known for strikes... ow wait

Now that is :rotfl:

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