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by lovefieldflyer
Sun Jul 24, 2005 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Met Herb Kelleher!
Replies: 46
Views: 6378

RE: I Met Herb Kelleher!

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by lovefieldflyer
Tue Feb 01, 2005 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would Southwest Consider The 787
Replies: 28
Views: 11710

RE: Would Southwest Consider The 787

They got over (80) 737NG on order still

The 4th quarter earnings report indicates that there are now 91 firm orders plus options for 259 extending through the year 2012.

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by lovefieldflyer
Mon Jan 31, 2005 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SouthWest Airline's "Luv Jets"?
Replies: 13
Views: 5223

RE: SouthWest Airline's "Luv Jets"?

Triple Crown One <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/730195/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/730195/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/9/1/730195.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border=...

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Dec 29, 2004 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest And Airbus?
Replies: 89
Views: 10278

RE: Southwest And Airbus?

<b> Not sure if this is what you are talking about, but I did see a few models in the various displays around <acronym title="Business Express (USA)">HQ</acronym>. Can't remember for sure seeing an Airbus, but I know I saw an Embraer ERJ (170 or 195. sorry don't know my ERJs...) </b> There's a 7E7 m...

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by lovefieldflyer
Sun Nov 21, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense
Replies: 28
Views: 2931

RE: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense

The fact that the mayors didn't initiate the letters themselves suggests that <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> Airport is twisting their arms. In other words, sign this and we won't file lawsuits AAgainst your cities. Business as usual in N...

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by lovefieldflyer
Sun Nov 21, 2004 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense
Replies: 28
Views: 2931

RE: WN Wont Serve DFW B/c Of Congestion...nonsense

<b> ... the Mayors of both DALLAS <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> <acronym title="Fly FTI">FT</acronym>. WORTH have stated they are on the same page regarding keeping the Wright Admendment. They stated they want LCC,but they want them to...

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by lovefieldflyer
Tue Jul 27, 2004 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WN Expansion/Fleet Replenishment?
Replies: 34
Views: 4030

RE: Possible WN Expansion/Fleet Replenishment?

Yes, NZ1. The farings on the -700s are red in the new paint scheme.

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by lovefieldflyer
Mon Jul 12, 2004 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston: O&D Traffic, Where Does It Rank?
Replies: 4
Views: 3400

RE: Boston: O&D Traffic, Where Does It Rank?

O&D is Origin and Destination. In this case, travelers beginning or ending their trip at BOS.

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat Jun 19, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 400th 737 For WN
Replies: 12
Views: 2354

RE: 400th 737 For WN

Orders through 2012 include 131 firm deliveries plus 266 options.

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Jun 11, 2004 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Interactive Route Map
Replies: 37
Views: 12162

RE: Southwest Interactive Route Map

BUF-TPA nonstop is Saturday only service

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by lovefieldflyer
Tue Apr 06, 2004 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Served Your First 737 Flight?
Replies: 88
Views: 5829

RE: Which Airline Served Your First 737 Flight?

Southwest Airlines - Aug 1971 - Dallas Love to San Antonio.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Mar 17, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longhaul From Your Airport?
Replies: 59
Views: 4986

RE: Longhaul From Your Airport?

From Dallas Love Field:

none - because of the Wright AAmendment.  Sad

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Feb 19, 2004 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is WN That Trashy?
Replies: 93
Views: 6682

RE: Is WN That Trashy?

People are people - good and bad, and they fly ALL of the airlines.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Jan 21, 2004 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest At LAX/PHL
Replies: 21
Views: 3712

RE: Southwest At LAX/PHL

BUR and SNA are very good stations for Southwest as well.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Jan 15, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Airline That Ceased Operations
Replies: 84
Views: 7379

RE: Favorite Airline That Ceased Operations

I'd have to say Legend Airlines. First class service at coach prices flying out of convenient Love Field.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Jan 14, 2004 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Started The Whole " Low Cost-no Frills"thing?
Replies: 14
Views: 3837

RE: Who Started The Whole " Low Cost-no Frills"thing?

Southwest began service June 18, 1971 as an intrastate carrier in Texas serving Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. As a result, they were not regulated by the CAB and didn't have to conform to the fare and service requirements that the national carriers at that time operated under.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Dec 24, 2003 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Classic Airline Slogans
Replies: 73
Views: 7513

RE: Classic Airline Slogans

Southwest Airlines - Just Plane Smart

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by lovefieldflyer
Sun Dec 21, 2003 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline
Replies: 52
Views: 4503

RE: Best Airline

Southwest Airlines in my favorite. Convenient schedules, low fares and friendly staff. A winning combination.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Dec 18, 2003 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Does 'TED' Stand For?
Replies: 31
Views: 6196

RE: What Does 'TED' Stand For?

" ...we are in dire need of LCC service to somewhere other than <acronym title="Houston - William P. Hobby (HOU / KHOU), USA - Texas">HOU</acronym> or <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>!! ..." How about nonstops on Southwest from El Paso to ...

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Oct 16, 2003 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Can I Find Airport Maps?
Replies: 6
Views: 4442

RE: Where Can I Find Airport Maps?

Here's one for US airports:

http://www.naco.faa.gov/ap_diagrams.asp

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Oct 10, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest ---LAS--- And Assigned Seats --hhhmmmm
Replies: 59
Views: 6245

RE: Southwest ---LAS--- And Assigned Seats --hhhmmmm

WN has already changed so dramatically ever since Herb dropped his CEO role.

Care to elaborate on this?

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Oct 10, 2003 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines/Aircraft With Multi-colored Seats?
Replies: 19
Views: 5672

RE: Airlines/Aircraft With Multi-colored Seats?

Southwest's new interior <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/136236/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/136236/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/3/2/136236.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!"...

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK-LAX $3,439.00?
Replies: 6
Views: 2411

RE: JFK-LAX $3,439.00?

<b> $1232.00 - Washington, DC to Detroit, <acronym title="SilkAir (Singapore)">MI</acronym>: 382 miles 1 hr 34 min </b> Southwest walk-up fare from <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> to <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolita...

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Sep 25, 2003 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do The Southwest 737-500/600 Fly To?
Replies: 5
Views: 5520

RE: Where Do The Southwest 737-500/600 Fly To?

There's quite a few 735s on routes in and out of Orange County (SNA).

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by lovefieldflyer
Mon Sep 22, 2003 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does SWA Have A Minimum Connecting Time?
Replies: 8
Views: 4373

RE: Does SWA Have A Minimum Connecting Time?

From southwest.com:

LAS Gate Information: Southwest Airlines uses gates 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 in the C concourse.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Before Single Pilot Ops?
Replies: 65
Views: 5307

RE: How Long Before Single Pilot Ops?

Doesn't matter--he's an analyst

Now, now Opnlguy all analysts aren't bad. Just the ones that fall in love with their ideas...

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by lovefieldflyer
Mon Sep 08, 2003 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who LUVs Southwest?
Replies: 18
Views: 2035

RE: Who LUVs Southwest?

I love Southwest. Friendly staff, convenient schedules and great fares. No other US airline comes close. And as Goingboeing pointed out, you're not penalized if your plans should change.

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by lovefieldflyer
Sun Aug 31, 2003 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Longest Route
Replies: 12
Views: 3614

RE: Southwest's Longest Route

Using the Great Circle Mapper to calculate the distances, I found that BWI-SJC is currently the longest route at 2,439 miles.

[Edited 2003-08-31 00:32:45]

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Aug 29, 2003 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Flies More Pax Than Any "Major"
Replies: 8
Views: 4260

RE: WN Flies More Pax Than Any "Major"

Actually Southwest has a fewer percentage of passengers connecting than the hub and spoke carriers do. It is somewhere around 20% compared to over 50% for the hub and spoke carriers.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Aug 28, 2003 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest MHT To MCO 737 Type?
Replies: 8
Views: 3319

RE: Southwest MHT To MCO 737 Type?

There are three daily <acronym title="Manchester (MHT / KMHT), USA - New Hampshire">MHT</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> non-stops. The morning flight is a -700 and the afternoon and evening flights are -300s. On the return trip, th...

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by lovefieldflyer
Tue Aug 26, 2003 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Do You Avoid?
Replies: 130
Views: 8905

RE: Which Airline Do You Avoid?

>> Think about how much SARS Southwest is spreading with those plastic boarding passes. Cough cough!! <<

Southwest hasn't used plastic boarding passes for over a year now.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Aug 21, 2003 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Employees For Each Plane?
Replies: 6
Views: 5648

RE: How Many Employees For Each Plane?

At the end of the 2nd quarter, Southwest had 379 planes in the fleet and 32,902 employees. That's about 87 employees per plane. They like to keep that number around 90.

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat Aug 16, 2003 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series
Replies: 38
Views: 5590

RE: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series

I've flown on the -200, -300, -500 & -700 and have to say that the -700 is definitely my favorite. The climb to cruising altitude is noticeably quicker compared to the others.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Aug 14, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wich Airline Do You Like The Best?
Replies: 59
Views: 9248

RE: Wich Airline Do You Like The Best?

Southwest Airlines. Reliable service, great fares and friendly staff.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Aug 13, 2003 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Hops To Top In Passengers Carried
Replies: 15
Views: 3259

RE: Southwest Hops To Top In Passengers Carried

>> I'm sure that if you looked at statistics from June or July, DL and AA would be the top 2 again <<

The statistics from June and July have not been released yet.

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Aug 08, 2003 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines And Stocks
Replies: 5
Views: 1628

RE: Airlines And Stocks

Try http://finance.yahoo.com for starters.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu Aug 07, 2003 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest @ DEN?
Replies: 32
Views: 3259

RE: Southwest @ DEN?

I wonder what a bullet train would be like during an earthquake?

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Aug 01, 2003 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwy 13R-31L At DAL
Replies: 21
Views: 2763

RE: Rwy 13R-31L At DAL

Jsnww81:

It was on Bachman Drive just off of Northwest Highway. I don't believe there was a shopping center nearby but I could be mistaken. The building is still there but I don't know if it's occupied.

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Aug 01, 2003 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwy 13R-31L At DAL
Replies: 21
Views: 2763

RE: Rwy 13R-31L At DAL

In the early 70s, Cowboys quarterback Craig Morton owned a nightclub called the Wellington that was just across Bachman Lake from the end of 13R. It was a three level building and the top level was an open balcony. Planes coming in would fly so close by that you could feel the air turbulence coming ...

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by lovefieldflyer
Mon Jul 28, 2003 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schedule For WN Chat?
Replies: 7
Views: 2174

RE: Schedule For WN Chat?

I'd like to join in too. I'll watch this post for updates.

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by lovefieldflyer
Wed Jul 23, 2003 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline
Replies: 41
Views: 3550

RE: Best Airline

US Domestic - Southwest.

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by lovefieldflyer
Sun Jul 20, 2003 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Force One To Visit Dallas
Replies: 22
Views: 4520

RE: Air Force One To Visit Dallas

>> Is Bachman lake that scary lake near all the strip clubs? <<

Yes. There's a dredging project underway though and Bachman is beginning to look better. And a deal with the city has the strip clubs leaving the area at the end of this month.

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat Jul 19, 2003 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Force One To Visit Dallas
Replies: 22
Views: 4520

RE: Air Force One To Visit Dallas

Braniff 747 - The Great Pumpkin at Love Field: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/092190/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/092190/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/9/1/092190.jpg" ALT="Click h...

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Jul 18, 2003 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Force One To Visit Dallas
Replies: 22
Views: 4520

RE: Air Force One To Visit Dallas

>> Can Love Field even support a 747? << Not a problem. AF1 comes to <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> frequently. Braniff used to fly 747s from Love Field as well before <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</ac...

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Jul 11, 2003 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Airline?
Replies: 73
Views: 11484

RE: What Is Your Favorite Airline?

Southwest Airlines. Reliable, convenient, friendly staff and the price is right!

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by lovefieldflyer
Fri Jul 04, 2003 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adding More Leg Room!
Replies: 8
Views: 2820

RE: JetBlue Adding More Leg Room!

>> Isn't <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> 34"??? << Southwest's seat pitch varies by model. The -700s and -300s are 32 1/2". The -500s are 32" and the -200s are 31". The new interiors in the -700s and -300s are a lot roomier and the overhead bins are larger. [source: southwest....

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat May 31, 2003 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Expansion To Pacific Northwest?
Replies: 3
Views: 2082

RE: SWA Expansion To Pacific Northwest?

EUG was a Morris Air city. During the merger, Southwest decided to discontinue service there. It's doubtful that they would start new service but as Kwbl said, you never know.

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by lovefieldflyer
Thu May 29, 2003 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Tail Numbers
Replies: 14
Views: 12782

RE: Southwest's Tail Numbers

>> How did a 737-3H4 happen to end up with registration N612SW <<

There are 194 -300s in the fleet. After all of the 300 series numbers were used (300-399), SW began using 600 series numbers.

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat May 24, 2003 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Morris Air...can You Give Me A Brief History?
Replies: 14
Views: 3927

RE: Morris Air...can You Give Me A Brief History?

>> I know that at one time, Southwest had a plane named "The June Morris", complete with her 'signature' as well as the Morris Air logo on it. It was painted on the nose a-la "Spirit Of Kitty Hawk". It was on a -300. Does anyone know if it's still flying? << Yes Matt, N607SW is the June Morris plane...

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by lovefieldflyer
Sat May 24, 2003 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Morris Air...can You Give Me A Brief History?
Replies: 14
Views: 3927

RE: Morris Air...can You Give Me A Brief History?

>> She remained active on Southwest's board until recently, when she retired << According to southwest.com, June Morris is currently a board member. <a href="http://www.southwest.com/investor_relations/company_information.html#directorsandofficers" target=_blank>http://www.southwest.com/investor_rel...

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