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by LCFreeman49
Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus, Any New News?
Replies: 93
Views: 8643

RE: Skybus, Any New News?

Any Ideas as to what the start up routes will be?

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Apr 20, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 1000 FLL-EWR Diverted
Replies: 4
Views: 2479

Continental 1000 FLL-EWR Diverted

Hello All, I was on Flightaware and noticed Continental Flight 1000 scheduled from Fort Lauderdale, (<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>) to Newark was diverted to Baltimore. Anyone know anything that happend with this flight? <a href=...

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus, Any New News?
Replies: 93
Views: 8643

Skybus, Any New News?

I have been watching for any news from Skybus. Has anyone heard when they are going to announce their routes? Anyone know when they will begin to sell their tickets? Lastly, when will they have their 121 certificate? I know the DOT gave Skybus the <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> to ...

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Apr 19, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 B787 UFO's Are For A US Carrier (DELTA)
Replies: 165
Views: 23480

RE: 30 B787 UFO's Are For A US Carrier (DELTA)

I highly doubt Delta places an order for 787's as quickly as everyone believes. I think if anything the next US airline to purchase them would be US Airways. If anything Delta will be the last to get the 787 because of their financial conditions. I believe Delta needs to wait and see how they do wit...

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker New Delta CEO?
Replies: 4
Views: 6029

Doug Parker New Delta CEO?

<a href="http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070416/BIZ01/704160343/1076/BIZ" target=_blank>http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.d.../20070416/BIZ01/704160343/1076/BIZ</a> I came across this online story in the Cincinnati Enquirer. They stated that Doug Parker is a name that is being...

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Gets OK To Start Selling Tickets
Replies: 153
Views: 12606

RE: Skybus Gets OK To Start Selling Tickets

Where did you hear they are going to announce routes?

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Sponsoring Sports
Replies: 47
Views: 5255

RE: Airlines Sponsoring Sports

Continental Airlines sponsors the New York Yankees. Delta sponsors the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots. What I find that is funny is that Philadelphia i...

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by LCFreeman49
Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Celebrity Pilots
Replies: 83
Views: 21845

RE: Celebrity Pilots

I think Tom Brady is a pilot, anyone know if I am on the mark?

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by LCFreeman49
Sun Apr 15, 2007 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $2.5 Mil Grant For DAY Announced
Replies: 12
Views: 2621

RE: $2.5 Mil Grant For DAY Announced

where is skybus flying to?

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $2.5 Mil Grant For DAY Announced
Replies: 12
Views: 2621

RE: $2.5 Mil Grant For DAY Announced

I think this is great news, who they attract, I really don't know. I always have thought Dayton was an airport that could be a decent midwestern hub like in the days of Piedmont/US Air.

Who could they attract?

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Apr 07, 2007 4:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Brought A GPS On A Commercial Flight?
Replies: 16
Views: 6874

RE: Ever Brought A GPS On A Commercial Flight?

It is a reciever, not a transmitter. I have used them several times as a passenger. If you look in the inflight magazine for Continental and Southwest you will see they are approved electronic devices.

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Apr 07, 2007 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Will Get The A340!
Replies: 167
Views: 38284

RE: US Will Get The A340!

IMO US Airways will fail at getting <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> to China Authority. I am amazed at how in their petition they mentioned Delta several times. Lets face it any of the other major airlines are established in <acronym title...

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental, Delta Aircraft At Fort Lauderdale-FXE
Replies: 6
Views: 4824

RE: Continental, Delta Aircraft At Fort Lauderdale-FXE

I know <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Executive (FXE), USA - Florida">FXE</acronym> well...There is an old Comair CRJ on the north end of the field. I think that it was bought and they parked it there. It is not a recent CRJ. I was taken aback by it when I saw it as well. Gulfstream does not oper...

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Mar 31, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Northwest/Delta Merger Rumor
Replies: 52
Views: 9610

RE: New Northwest/Delta Merger Rumor

Of course I am!!!!

I actually think US Airways could not handle another merger.. They have too much on their plate now. I do think it will be interesting to see what US Airways does for new planes at the end of next month.

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Mar 31, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Northwest/Delta Merger Rumor
Replies: 52
Views: 9610

RE: New Northwest/Delta Merger Rumor

I heard an ineresting rumor, US Airways is looking at Northwest. I heard this from a friend of a friend, who cousin works the ramp at Detroit, who heard it from a friend who works customer service at the Duluth, Minnesota station.

Just what I have heard.

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA At Its Finest
Replies: 37
Views: 3327

RE: TSA At Its Finest

The <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> is just another inept government agency. I find they are totally clueless for the most part. I deal with them on daily basis while at work. I find they are always trying to get close to the crews, sniffing for alcohal, they s...

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Eyes PHX-FRA, PHL-ASIA ULH Route
Replies: 64
Views: 9723

RE: US Airways Eyes PHX-FRA, PHL-ASIA ULH Route

Has anyone heard any new news on US getting new Long Haul jets, and a date as to when it will happen. I really think PHL-China is a major stretch.

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Looking At Selling Off Comair
Replies: 40
Views: 6305

RE: Delta Looking At Selling Off Comair

I don't think you will ever see Southwest fly anything except one common fleet type. Maybe I am wrong. I do recall Southwest having a couple of 727's in the late 70's.

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways...wow, Are Things Really This Bad?
Replies: 84
Views: 19017

RE: US Airways...wow, Are Things Really This Bad?

I was on US Airways two weeks ago, non revving from Cincinnati because I could nto get a seat on my own airline. I went through Charlotte on the way back, I was talking to the pilots before we pushed back out of Charlotte and they were disgruntled in general. I really feel for them. They truly gave ...

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways...wow, Are Things Really This Bad?
Replies: 84
Views: 19017

RE: US Airways...wow, Are Things Really This Bad?

I havea theory on US Airways. I have non revved on them several times, both between Fort Lauderdale and Philadelphia and Fort Lauderdale and Charlotte to get to my domicile or to vacation, etc. My theory is that US Airways out of Charlotte is a nice operation, the CSR's will bend over backwards to h...

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Looking At Selling Off Comair
Replies: 40
Views: 6305

Delta Looking At Selling Off Comair

<a href="http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070327/BIZ01/303270017/1076" target=_blank>http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.d...AID=/20070327/BIZ01/303270017/1076</a> I was looking at the Cincinnati Enquirer online addition this afternoon and came across this. My question is who wou...

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by LCFreeman49
Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another New City For Airtran This Year!
Replies: 107
Views: 10466

RE: Another New City For Airtran This Year!

How about Cincinnati? I know the original Air Tran did very well flying twice daily between <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> and <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA ...

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Mar 24, 2007 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Delta CEO Get A Bonus?
Replies: 14
Views: 2980

RE: Should Delta CEO Get A Bonus?

I think that Gerry Grinstein should get a bonus. I believe his efforts and work saved Delta Air Lines. Once they emerge from bankruptcy, it will be interesting to see what happens financially. I have read where Delta will have the lowest costs of any major airline. Let's see what they can do with it...

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL May Have Cut CVG Too Much
Replies: 94
Views: 10095

RE: DL May Have Cut CVG Too Much

I was wondering recently, what would happen if Cincinnati loses the hub? Will someone come in or will it end up forcing the flying public to connect? I think it is by far the nicest of the Delta Facilities in the system, but it is under utilized. <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Ken...

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL May Have Cut CVG Too Much
Replies: 94
Views: 10095

RE: DL May Have Cut CVG Too Much

I am a native of Cincinnati, having lived there from 1970 to 1989 when I left for college in Atlanta at Emory. I had not been back for three years and then had the opportunity to get up there from South Florida this past weekend. I was amazed at what I was seeing. The airport looks like it is <acron...

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by LCFreeman49
Sat Mar 17, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Search For A New Delta CEO
Replies: 14
Views: 3625

The Search For A New Delta CEO

<a href="http://www.ajc.com/business/content/business/delta/stories/2007/03/13/0313bizdelta.html" target=_blank>http://www.ajc.com/business/content/...ories/2007/03/13/0313bizdelta.html</a> I came across this article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Delta is seeking a new CEO for Gerry Grinstein...

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet Boarding Music?
Replies: 16
Views: 2985

RE: ExpressJet Boarding Music?

I keep hearing new age music when we are boarding at my airline. It is relaxing at times and at times, it gets on your last nerve.

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Rumor Mill Alive And Well
Replies: 163
Views: 19406

RE: Delta Rumor Mill Alive And Well

I heard something interesting.... One of the many reasons that Delta refiled for a longer exclusivity period was becasue they were concerned that US Airways and Doug Parker were going to file a plan of their own with the bankruptcy court. I guess basically doing a cram down type of attack on Delta a...

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Midwest Hub?
Replies: 54
Views: 6049

RE: B6 Midwest Hub?

What about Cincinnati? I seem to think there would be a need there.

It is centrally located three hours either diretion at the most to each coast, centrally located, and the weather is rather mild year round.

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Mar 05, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/HP Pilots Suing US Airways!
Replies: 75
Views: 7058

RE: US/HP Pilots Suing US Airways!

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Applying For PHL-China Route
Replies: 87
Views: 8787

RE: US Applying For PHL-China Route

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by LCFreeman49
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AP: Boeing In Talks With Potential 747 Customers
Replies: 57
Views: 14045

RE: AP: Boeing In Talks With Potential 747 Customers

I work with Delta and know the ompany philosphy of the company with never owning a four engined aircraft again, but for my money, with the way Delta is expanding, why not Delta? I would love to see a 747-800 going to South Africa, and Australia/New Zealand.

Any thoughts?

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Announces DSM-PIE
Replies: 26
Views: 4053

RE: Allegiant Announces DSM-PIE

I was looking at Allegiant's schedule for the fall, and saw that it looks like they are dropping Chattanooga, TN. Is this accurate or am I reading the wrong thing?

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No A340's In US Airlines?
Replies: 36
Views: 11168

RE: Why No A340's In US Airlines?

Any news on the rumor front as far as US Airways going after NWA or merging with anyone?

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No A340's In US Airlines?
Replies: 36
Views: 11168

RE: Why No A340's In US Airlines?

rumor has it that US Airways is looking to start Africa service to Lower Slobavia out of the Philadelphia Hub. Any truth to this?

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways 757 With Blended Winglets On MAR 1
Replies: 73
Views: 14388

RE: US Airways 757 With Blended Winglets On MAR 1

Dealt is getting blended winglets on their 757s that they are getting from American.

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker Sentenced
Replies: 145
Views: 21228

RE: Doug Parker Sentenced

Isn't it a sign that he is truly a woman? Isn't it a sign that he is not William Douglas Parker but Willamina Parker?

 Smile

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by LCFreeman49
Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker Sentenced
Replies: 145
Views: 21228

RE: Doug Parker Sentenced

What's next? Will Doug be seen as the fraud he truly is by the US Airways Board?

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest 86 Returned to LAX?
Replies: 13
Views: 3061

Midwest 86 Returned to LAX?

I am sorry about wrong number I meant Midwestern Airlines Flight 86.

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest 86 Returned to LAX?
Replies: 13
Views: 3061

Midwest 86 Returned to LAX?

I am getting ready for a flight and was checking the traffic around <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and came across the following: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MEP86" target=_blank>http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MEP86</a> I...

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by LCFreeman49
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are IL-62's Being Withdrawn?
Replies: 21
Views: 4880

RE: Are IL-62's Being Withdrawn?

Jeremy,

I would be interested in making a trip on an IL62 as well. I am a pilot as well as an aviation buff. If you are interested email me.

Charles

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by LCFreeman49
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways/America West Question
Replies: 50
Views: 5259

RE: USAirways/America West Question

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Radical New York Area Airport Plan
Replies: 53
Views: 12748

RE: Radical New York Area Airport Plan

I just read this article and I was amazed! This plan is incredible, what an amazing way to cut down on traffic and time waiting.

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by LCFreeman49
Tue Feb 13, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Announces Intention To Apply For China
Replies: 56
Views: 9481

RE: US Airways Announces Intention To Apply For China

I highly doubt US Airways will ever be the envy of the industry because of the leadership. I know many people who think Doug is a genius, I am starting to have my doubts. I think he is suffering from <acronym title="Addis Ababa - Bole International (ADD / HAAB), Ethiopia">ADD</acronym>. He, and the ...

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by LCFreeman49
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL-TLV And PHX-FRA By US?
Replies: 81
Views: 8557

RE: PHL-TLV And PHX-FRA By US?

I am amazed that US Airways actually thinks they can pull off adding these international routes with the fleet that they have. I keep hearing about htem adding the A340 to their fleet, that is a process that can't justhappen overnight. The proving flights alone are a major process which requires maj...

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways-America West Pilots Demand One Contract
Replies: 18
Views: 4915

RE: USAirways-America West Pilots Demand One Contract

there will never be labor peace at US Airways.

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Replacement Order For 737
Replies: 92
Views: 13273

RE: US Replacement Order For 737

US owns the rights to Japan from HP, correct?

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Replacement Order For 737
Replies: 92
Views: 13273

RE: US Replacement Order For 737

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Replacement Order For 737
Replies: 92
Views: 13273

RE: US Replacement Order For 737

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by LCFreeman49
Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Replacement Order For 737
Replies: 92
Views: 13273

RE: US Replacement Order For 737

US needs wide bodies as well as narrow bodies, if you ask me...

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