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by md94
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches
Replies: 77
Views: 19441

Re: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches

I connected Domestic->International and International->Domestic through ORD in last month. I went from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 to access a lounge, and then returned to Terminal 3 for my AA flight. There was no wait for the shuttle and the overall process worked very well. Per advice from other tra...

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by md94
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX
Replies: 133
Views: 16059

Re: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX

I'm sure this isn't the most captivating topic for many as Hays is pretty small. But I am very encouraged to see better service patterns for small communities, especially on branded regional jets. The subsidies which support these flights are not cheap and have been tenuous for years. If airlines c...

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by md94
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA International routes
Replies: 67
Views: 17584

Re: New AA International routes

How about shifting it to ORD-AMS to counter UA's flight?

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by md94
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'A buffet is not a takeaway': London hotel shames Air India's crew
Replies: 98
Views: 22552

Re: 'A buffet is not a takeaway': London hotel shames Air India's crew

I do admit the breakfast at the Renaissance is pretty darn good! Yum!

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by md94
Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Expand Into Smaller Cities
Replies: 140
Views: 24208

Re: United To Expand Into Smaller Cities

Personally, I would love to see ORD-GCK.

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by md94
Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Automated TSA/UA checkpoints at ORD LAX EWR
Replies: 26
Views: 4338

Re: Automated TSA/UA checkpoints at ORD LAX EWR

These type or versions of lanes have been used for years in Europe. The US is just catching up with something that works very well in my experience.

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by md94
Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA aircraft on fire @ORD
Replies: 332
Views: 68663

Re: AA aircraft on fire @ORD

tjerome wrote:
Is that plane still at that same location?


No it is in a hanger. I took off on 28R yesterday and they have laid down new asphalt where the fire occurred.

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by md94
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iron Maiden Ed Force One Badly Damaged In Chile
Replies: 71
Views: 35150

RE: Iron Maiden Ed Force One Badly Damaged In Chile

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by md94
Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iron Maiden Ed Force One Badly Damaged In Chile
Replies: 71
Views: 35150

RE: Iron Maiden Ed Force One Badly Damaged In Chile

We have tickets for the Chicago show, anyone know if it is landing at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>? If so, when? Hope to see it tomorrow when I land at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / ...

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by md94
Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Shifts Bulk Of 787 Flying To West Coast
Replies: 120
Views: 24227

RE: United Shifts Bulk Of 787 Flying To West Coast

Personally, it would be great to see <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> get some 787 love (by either <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> or <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>) because the 767s are old and worn...

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by md94
Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Nationwide Outage
Replies: 113
Views: 22504

RE: United Nationwide Outage

I am sure it is all related to the 787, why else would this happen.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" hei...

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by md94
Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul To Start International Flights
Replies: 58
Views: 13494

RE: Azul To Start International Flights

Great news for us! We have family in Campinas so hopefully Azul will set-up a code share so we can get there from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>. I will skip the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> direct flight to <acronym ...

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by md94
Sun Apr 20, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA And The 787
Replies: 90
Views: 33190

AA And The 787

Personally, I would like to see <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> get some love from <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. Both airlines interiors on their 767s are old a...

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by md94
Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/ExpressJet Resume Commercial Service To Topeka
Replies: 43
Views: 4844

RE: UA/ExpressJet Resume Commercial Service To Topeka

I also hope someone will pick up <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-GCK. Personally, I think it would work as well ass <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-GCK and MHK-<acronym title="Chic...

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by md94
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Invites Carriers To Apply For New Brazil Slots
Replies: 263
Views: 29481

RE: DOT Invites Carriers To Apply For New Brazil Slots

I would love to see someone try a direct VCP flight to avoid <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> traffic and delays. Maybe <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>, <acronym title="Atlan...

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by md94
Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Drops ORD-DEL,EK Opportunity?
Replies: 39
Views: 9006

RE: AA Drops ORD-DEL,EK Opportunity?

I flew <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym> several times and it was almost always near full or f...

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by md94
Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Start ICT In 2013
Replies: 58
Views: 10917

RE: WN To Start ICT In 2013

I hope <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> entering the market will help bring fares down to a reasonable level. I have a difficult time finding fares for under $400 between <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> - <acronym title...

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by md94
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA American Spring Schedule
Replies: 23
Views: 10727

RE: AA American Spring Schedule

I keep hearing rumors out of <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> that <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">M...

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by md94
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL London - TPA/ORD
Replies: 27
Views: 5813

RE: NFL London - TPA/ORD

Talking to a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> crew the other day they were upset they were not doing the charter but <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> has the contract with the <acronym title="Fallon - NAS / Van Voorhis Field (NFL / KNFL), USA ...

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by md94
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes - Raytheon Debt Update
Replies: 135
Views: 18285

RE: Great Lakes - Raytheon Debt Update

I hope they work it out because I am flying on <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym> during the Thanksgiving Holiday out of <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado"...

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by md94
Sun Nov 29, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UAL In Flight Entertainment
Replies: 8
Views: 6004

RE: UAL In Flight Entertainment

The times I have flown <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> it is the domestic c...

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by md94
Sat Aug 29, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mtow On The Longest AA Flight
Replies: 13
Views: 7571

RE: Mtow On The Longest AA Flight

I flew <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym> round trip a few weeks ago and spent some time speaking with the Captain during the flight on his break. He...

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by md94
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hints For Voucher From United?
Replies: 1
Views: 4359

Hints For Voucher From United?

I am planning on contacting United tomorrow in hopes of getting a voucher for a flight on Saturday, January 17th. I thought I would ask for some advice from this forum in how to approach it in hopes of succeeding. The flight was United 243 from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / K...

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by md94
Sun Jan 04, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Seeing An A380 For The First Time
Replies: 57
Views: 15498

RE: Seeing An A380 For The First Time

I will be traveling a great deal with my new job and I cannot wait to see the A380. I have not seen one yet and I cannot wait to see one up close. I will be traveling a great deal to U.K. and Germany so I hope to get a chance to see not only the 380 but other aircraft I have not the chance of seeing...

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by md94
Sun Mar 23, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Service
Replies: 11
Views: 3143

RE: WN Service

I have had good experience with <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> went out of their to help us two years ag...

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by md94
Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Once Again, Talk Of Rebuilding MCI
Replies: 41
Views: 5404

RE: Once Again, Talk Of Rebuilding MCI

I really like the current KCI arrangement for picking up and dropping off people, but if the airport wants to grow into a bigger airport then I think it will need to change. I do not see anything wrong with tearing down the terminals if they design and build it right for the future. I get annoyed wh...

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by md94
Tue Jul 31, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Brazil: ATL-GIG & ATL-GRU 9x Weekly On Jan/08
Replies: 114
Views: 7176

RE: DL Brazil: ATL-GIG & ATL-GRU 9x Weekly On Jan/08

I flew the Delta daylight flight in January to GRU and it was a pleasant flight. It was awesome to get to see the Amazon River and jungle.

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by md94
Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU
Replies: 114
Views: 13680

RE: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU

I grew up in Western Kansas and it was a 4 hour drive to <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym>, 4 hour drive to <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), US...

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by md94
Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention: Kansas City Spotters JL 747
Replies: 5
Views: 3326

RE: Attention: Kansas City Spotters JL 747

MCIFlyer, do you know (or when you know) when it will leaving next week? I may try to swing by from Lawrence to get some photos.

IM me if you wish.

Thanks.

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by md94
Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU
Replies: 114
Views: 13680

RE: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU

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by md94
Wed Jul 25, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed @ CGH Pt. 5.
Replies: 276
Views: 21795

RE: TAM Plane Crashed @ CGH Pt. 5.

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by md94
Wed Jul 25, 2007 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU
Replies: 114
Views: 13680

RE: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU

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by md94
Tue Jul 24, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foreigners Say Brazil Needs Outside Aviation Help
Replies: 23
Views: 3440

RE: Foreigners Say Brazil Needs Outside Aviation Help

I think the main hope is Brazil will actually follow through and fix the problems. I hope they will unite as a country to fix them and quite the squabbling between the politicians, military and other agencies. It is time to find a solution and move forward for the safety of everyone.

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by md94
Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan AM's Aircraft
Replies: 39
Views: 7484

RE: Pan AM's Aircraft

Thank you for the info on the current 727s.

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by md94
Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan AM's Aircraft
Replies: 39
Views: 7484

RE: Pan AM's Aircraft

I have wanted to ask this question before, but did not want to start a thread for it, but I think it fits this topic. While in <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> last October I saw a PanAm 727 setting on the tarmac along the northeast corner, near severa...

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by md94
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge ATC Tower In The Rocky Foothills
Replies: 24
Views: 5673

RE: Huge ATC Tower In The Rocky Foothills

From where I grew up in Western Kansas, the area around DIA and Watkins is the foothills. I guess it is all in prespective.

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by md94
Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge ATC Tower In The Rocky Foothills
Replies: 24
Views: 5673

Huge ATC Tower In The Rocky Foothills

I was driving east on I-70 from Denver a few days ago and was shocked to see a very tall ATC tower standing out in the middle of the foothills about 20 miles from DIA. I was intrigued by what I saw and discovered the Watkin's Front Range Airport. I found the website an interesting read and it has a ...

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by md94
Thu Jul 19, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2
Replies: 311
Views: 38232

RE: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2

CNN is now reporting the pilot aborted the landing after overshooting the runway, so I guess he was trying to get it off the ground when it crashed, which explains why it was going so fast at impact. <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/americas/07/18/brazil.plane.crash/index.html" target=_blank>h...

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by md94
Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN "Cirque Du Soleil" 737-7H4 N279WN (2 Pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 9985

RE: WN "Cirque Du Soleil" 737-7H4 N279WN (2 Pics)

I stayed at the Mirage last week for my wedding (7/7/7) and the Beetles logo and "Love" logo was all over the place. It would have been great to fly on that 737 back to <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym>. I did not notice any special Southwest pro...

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by md94
Sat Jun 30, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Tail Strike In BOS
Replies: 38
Views: 14095

RE: American Eagle Tail Strike In BOS

Thanks for the update!

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by md94
Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 763 At MCI This Morning
Replies: 3
Views: 3696

AA 763 At MCI This Morning

I was picking up family this morning at <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym> and was shocked to see a 763 pulling away from the gate. It is a bit of a surprise to see a wide-body here. Maybe it was used on a temporary basis since most of these fligh...

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by md94
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stretched B-1B As SST?
Replies: 35
Views: 12223

RE: Stretched B-1B As SST?

The B1 is fairly "old" technology so I do not see what secrets would be given out if it was developed into a SST. I think it is a cool idea and would be neat to see it happen, but I doubt it will.

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by md94
Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Tail Strike In BOS
Replies: 38
Views: 14095

RE: American Eagle Tail Strike In BOS

Anyone know if they had not manually drop the gear or did it work right the next time?

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by md94
Sun Jun 24, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian ATC Problems - Part 9471
Replies: 9
Views: 2546

RE: Brazilian ATC Problems - Part 9471

Thanks,  Sad

I checked and she is on AA 982.

This morning, the flight arrived on time so we shall see what happens Sunday night-Monday morning.

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by md94
Sat Jun 23, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian ATC Problems - Part 9471
Replies: 9
Views: 2546

RE: Brazilian ATC Problems - Part 9471

My future mother-n-law leaves on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> from <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> Sunday night enroute to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</ac...

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by md94
Sat Jun 23, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Tail Strike In BOS
Replies: 38
Views: 14095

American Eagle Tail Strike In BOS

I'm not an expert by any means, but it appears the gear doors are down but the gear is not. I wonder what happened, any ideas? <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,286233,00.html" target=_blank>http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,286233,00.html</a> Link to video and story from Boston: <a hre...

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by md94
Tue Jun 05, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Fly Daytime MIA-GRU-MIA!
Replies: 20
Views: 7087

RE: AA To Fly Daytime MIA-GRU-MIA!

In January we flew daylight flights on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> from <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR),...

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by md94
Thu May 24, 2007 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing ‘close’ To Launching BC-17
Replies: 56
Views: 22242

RE: Boeing ‘close’ To Launching BC-17

What is the cargo volume as compared to the 747F or proposed (now dead) A380F?

I think it makes good sense to develop.

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by md94
Wed May 23, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Ranks No. 2 In U.S In Customer Satisfa
Replies: 23
Views: 3058

RE: DTW Ranks No. 2 In U.S In Customer Satisfa

Kudos to <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym>! I enjoy flying in and out of <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym> because it is so quick to get to your gate and get off your plane.  <img src="/d...

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by md94
Thu May 17, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's 737 Closet?
Replies: 20
Views: 3805

RE: WN's 737 Closet?

Thanks, I will call them when it gets a bit closer. We are flying out on July 4th so I hope it is a light flight so it won't be a problem.

[Edited 2007-05-17 10:12:10]

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