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by WA707atMSP
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 5 New "T" Gates in ATL
Replies: 53
Views: 6641

Re: The 5 New "T" Gates in ATL

They've also boxed themselves in by letting a lot of expensive, very difficult to move infrastructure be built to the East of Terminal E. Their current plan for domestic gate expansion is confined to.... a whole 6-8 gate dogleg off of the T-South at a cost of.....$400-500 million . Which is nuts. $...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major security delays at MSP
Replies: 9
Views: 2211

Re: Major security delays at MSP

Well then, this is going to go horribly. Last time that I flew out of MSP, it was nice to have security right next to the sky priority counter. Having to walk all the way to the other end is going to be annoying, especially if I then have to endure a long wait. One of the things I always enjoyed ab...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major security delays at MSP
Replies: 9
Views: 2211

Major security delays at MSP

Today, MSP revised their security checkpoints, resulting in major delays. The South checkpoint (closest to the Delta ticket counters) is now open only for people who have Pre Check and Clear. People without either Pre Check or Clear can now only use the north check point. At one time, there was anot...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds
Replies: 67
Views: 6289

Re: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds

I did say reasonable. $125 one-way is not all that reasonable, and transporting your pet in cargo isn't all that safe. Then, leave your pet at home! I was mauled by a dog when I was six years old, and I've been afraid of dogs ever since. I'm also allergic to cats. I'm okay with seeing eye dogs and ...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: M.E.A. receives their 1st Boeing 747
Replies: 17
Views: 4056

Re: Airliners Past: M.E.A. receives their 1st Boeing 747

Jon Proctor, one of the best aviation photographers, and one of the nicest people, ever to be associated with our hobby, worked as a crewman on MEA's 747s when they were leased to Saudia in the late 1970s. He shared his experiences on his blog: http://jonproctor.net/overseas-assignment/ Jon shares ...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: M.E.A. receives their 1st Boeing 747
Replies: 17
Views: 4056

Re: Airliners Past: M.E.A. receives their 1st Boeing 747

Jon Proctor, one of the best aviation photographers, and one of the nicest people, ever to be associated with our hobby, worked as a crewman on MEA's 747s when they were leased to Saudia in the late 1970s. He shared his experiences on his blog: http://jonproctor.net/overseas-assignment/ Jon shares s...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds
Replies: 67
Views: 6289

Re: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds

I feel the government has put the airlines in an untenable legal position with this ruling. Airlines are required to accept all breeds of dogs as "Emotional Support Animals", even though everyone knows you can buy fake emotional support documentation easily. This means airlines are now sub...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Pan Am: History, Design & Identity (book) feed back?
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: Pan Am: History, Design & Identity (book) feed back?

Thanks for your detailed feed back. Not a problem. I enjoyed this book so much that I purchased the author's two other transportation design books: Airline Visual Identity and Canadian Pacific. Airline Visual Identity has chapters about several airlines (American, Braniff, United, TWA, Swissair, Ae...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Pan Am: History, Design & Identity (book) feed back?
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: Pan Am: History, Design & Identity (book) feed back?

Do any of you have acquired this book or plan to do? What are your feed-backs on it? https://www.callisto-publishers.com/project/pan-am-history-design-identity-standard-edition/ Spaceship, I apologize for not responding to your message sooner, but I don't check the Aviation Hobby forum as often as ...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA
Replies: 36
Views: 11767

Re: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA

Charles Tillinghast, TWA's president when the 747 and L-1011 orders were placed, said that in hindsight, TWA would have been better off skipping the 747, and just ordering L-1011s. Obviously, because the original L-1011-1 lacked transatlantic range, TWA would have needed at least a few 747s for JFK...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA
Replies: 36
Views: 11767

Re: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA

TWA and 747SP never made sense, if they were flying to Japan, Asia or Australia then yes but TWA never did fly the Pacific with 747's. Surprising they didn't switch to full size 747-200B so they could fly nonstop both ways o Israel which was a huge TWA route. TWA did buy seven used 747-200s in the ...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA
Replies: 36
Views: 11767

Re: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA

I have also thought about how the DC-10 could have been the basis for a really interesting fleet strategy for a hypothetical 1970s US airline. It was smaller and far cheaper to operate than the 747, and the DC-10-30 was very capable range-wise. By the end of the 1970s one could have build a global ...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA
Replies: 36
Views: 11767

Re: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA

I wonder if the history of TWA might have been different had they ordered the-500 while still in production. It wouldn't have completely replaced the 747 (range issues) but would have been a much better fit for TWA's long haul network. One gripe I remember hearing from TWA exec's as early as the la...

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by WA707atMSP
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair proposes Kathmandu-Helsinki flights
Replies: 41
Views: 7929

Re: Finnair proposes Kathmandu-Helsinki flights

a320fan wrote:
Kikko19 wrote:
Which equipment would be required?

I would imagine they’d use A330


It's just 3,574 miles from KTM to HEL. Is this within the range of AY's existing A321s?

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9524

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

What's up with 4B (Boutique Air) doing ALS-CVN? Appears they need a link between their DEN and DFW hubs however ALS has been running with PC-12's and CVN with BE-350's. And the flights are all point to point, i.e. they are not thru flights DEN-CVN or ALS-DFW however the schedules are set up where o...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9524

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

What's up with 4B (Boutique Air) doing ALS-CVN? Appears they need a link between their DEN and DFW hubs however ALS has been running with PC-12's and CVN with BE-350's. And the flights are all point to point, i.e. they are not thru flights DEN-CVN or ALS-DFW however the schedules are set up where o...

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by WA707atMSP
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas schedules one-time A380 service to Orlando
Replies: 36
Views: 10760

Re: Qantas schedules one-time A380 service to Orlando

Now if only we can get the airport officials to allow us a good location for photographing it when it comes in. I would expect a 35R landing. Most of the international heavies land there - and during January the winds are usually from the north - providing the southern approach. There are a few gre...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Texas Air 1981 Purchase of Continental
Replies: 17
Views: 1864

Re: Texas Air 1981 Purchase of Continental

In the March/April edition of Airways there was a good series of articles on the history of Continental through today. I did notice some minor factual errors but what I am most interested in are opinions on the following. Bruce Hicks, who was a staunch supporter of Frank Lorenzo, stated he firmly b...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 1080 (A320) Diverts to MSP
Replies: 2
Views: 1177

AS 1080 (A320) Diverts to MSP

Alaska 1080, an A320 enroute from SEA to IAD, diverted to MSP in the early hours of Friday, June 7. The aircraft landed at 3:17 AM.

Was this a medical emergency, or a mechanical?

It's a shame the A320 arrived at night; Alaska A320s are rare at MSP, and it would have been nice to see it in person.

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by WA707atMSP
Fri May 31, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 19060

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

They sold a lot of DC10's after that accident so I'm not sure that is a correct assessment ? From memory, the only two large DC-10 orders after 1979 were from then-Federal Express and from the USAF (KC-10 tankers). Correct. McDonnell Douglas was seriously considering launching a stretched DC-10 in ...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri May 31, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Climate activists plan to use drones at LHR
Replies: 52
Views: 6473

Re: Climate activists plan to use drones at LHR

Arion640 wrote:
The same clowns who are more than happy to eat their avocados flown in from around the world.


Pets are FAR more harmful to the environment than air travel. Why aren't these people protesting at pet shows????

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 29, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not
Replies: 83
Views: 12544

Re: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not

I would have added the commercial success despite Europe not being a political / military power like the US is. Lots of deals are/were politically motivated, or with large industrial offset. Boeing can count on the US leadership while Europe is still a non united conglomerate of secondary nations w...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 29, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not
Replies: 83
Views: 12544

Re: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not

This is an excellent article, that I totally agree with. One "failure" that should have been included was that, although Airbus was the first company to make a twin aisle widebody, Airbus failed to anticipate ETOPS in the 1980s. The A300-B4, A310, and A300-600 were all optimized for short...

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by WA707atMSP
Tue May 28, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not
Replies: 83
Views: 12544

Re: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not

This is an excellent article, that I totally agree with. One "failure" that should have been included was that, although Airbus was the first company to make a twin aisle widebody, Airbus failed to anticipate ETOPS in the 1980s. The A300-B4, A310, and A300-600 were all optimized for shorte...

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by WA707atMSP
Tue May 28, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks
Replies: 98
Views: 13727

Re: OAG Changes 5/26/2019:AA Exits CLT-GDL,PHL-EYW/SRQ/MLB to daily;AV Exits MIA-SAL;SY Extension;UA Tweaks

The two markets on AN that are showing cut (ABQ-SVC and PHX-SVC) are probably not happening as these are EAS markets. AN is contracted to service these routes through 2020. Enilra's weekly OAG threads (thanks, as always for your hard work, Enilra!), sometimes show EAS routes dropped one week, then ...

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by WA707atMSP
Tue May 28, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 19060

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

I KNOW that you are talking about Paris,1974...but in case there are some youngsters on here, please elaborate. Also, why did one crash and the other, not? Cargo door blew out on both, correct? AA Flight 96 experienced the exact rear cargo door failure what happened to THY Flight 981 two years late...

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by WA707atMSP
Tue May 28, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 19060

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

I recently worked with a former American mechanic who worked with some of the people that replaced that engine in Tulsa. He told me that in the end McDonnell Douglas ended up taking most of the lawsuits. But then ironically American ordered all those Super 80s shortly afterward. Why did MDC take mo...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 22, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 107
Views: 22313

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

Via Air has their corporate office right by my home. It is the strangest location because if you travel just half a block passed it, there is a residential area surrounded by beautiful lakefront homes in Maitland Florida. There is a house just several hundred feet away from that office that would s...

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by WA707atMSP
Sat May 18, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contour possible EAT-OAK
Replies: 60
Views: 5015

Re: Contour possible EAT-OAK

It will never happen, but I'd love to see a route from Wenatchee to Fresno, so people could go from EAT to FAT.

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by WA707atMSP
Fri May 17, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus
Replies: 61
Views: 8253

Re: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus

No. The typeface on the stairs came with the “Ultra” campaign. The flight attendant is wearing Halston. Several DC-8-62s, including N810BN purchased from SAS in 1977, retained the “End of the Plain Plane” colors, even after its interior was converted to the wide-body look. That part of the clip is ...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 15, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus
Replies: 61
Views: 8253

Re: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus

Quoting DDR (Reply # 4), "Where would DL fly a 747 to from Love Field?" As klm617 stated in Reply # 10, from Dallas Love Field, Delta operated the 747 to Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Interestingly, based on Delta's timetable of March 1, 1973, the 747 that operated the Atlanta-...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 15, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus
Replies: 61
Views: 8253

Re: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus

Quoting DDR (Reply # 4), "Where would DL fly a 747 to from Love Field?" As klm617 stated in Reply # 10, from Dallas Love Field, Delta operated the 747 to Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Interestingly, based on Delta's timetable of March 1, 1973, the 747 that operated the Atlanta-...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 15, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts ORD
Replies: 71
Views: 13349

Re: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts

*DL MSP-SYR DEC 0.6>0.0[0.6] DL usually stops this route in JAN and FEB before resuming in MAR. I guess this schedule update means they're adding DEC to the hiatus as well. Looks to be the same for BUF based on bookings. Same for ALB normally as well. Consistently for as long as I can remember, Roc...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed May 15, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 59 years of Lufthansa operations in California
Replies: 24
Views: 3919

Re: 59 years of Lufthansa operations at SFO

"Das Wirfschaftwunder kommt an!" "The economic miracle arrives!" Fifteen years after the end of World War Two West Germany was flying jets to the America west coast. And they've been in California, without fail, ever since. How I miss the is-it-purple-or-is-it-blue and yellow co...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun May 12, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts ORD
Replies: 71
Views: 13349

Re: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts

For SGU they finally have the population and airport to fly these routes. It's so close to LAS home of low fares and non-stop to everywhere especially when you are "reverse" commuting fares can be a bargain out of LAS. Hope these do well I see the SGU general are long term will just keep ...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri May 03, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MTC, PHN and PTK
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

Re: MTC, PHN and PTK

If I recall, Northwest ran a couple of DTW-Pontiac trips a day in the 90’s with a DC-9-10 for the automaker traffic. Went away during the first BK, if I remember correctly. Republic may have started it earlier than that. PTK was never served by either Republic or Northwest. North Central did serve ...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri May 03, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MTC, PHN and PTK
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

Re: MTC, PHN and PTK

Could we ever see commercial service at one of these airports for those who live Northeast of the city. Both PTK and PHN had service by North Central and then after that by a couple of commuter airlines. MTC would be great for an Allegiant type operation but don't know if they'd ever get access to ...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20690

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

I'm almost certainly going to get flamed by some of you for this post. Here goes: I'm a big guy (6'3", 200 pounds), and although I'd be more comfortable if I reclined, my decision about whether or not to recline is soley based on how considerate the person behind me is being. If the person behi...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FMN tries to bring back commercial service, plans infrastructure upgrades.
Replies: 8
Views: 1109

Re: FMN tries to bring back commercial service, plans infrastructure upgrades.

So that SCASD grant they got should expire by then, right? I think they should have started this process a lot sooner than now. And having SkyWest (to DEN, I'd assume) just repkicates service available from DRO and CEZ. I wish them luck. Visited Farm'n area last year. Interesting place. I logged FM...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds New Routes
Replies: 94
Views: 16389

Re: AA Adds New Routes

Has AA even flown DTW-LAX in the last 30 years? UA's DTW-SFO was gone for a long time - and that had the attraction of TPAC destinations not served by NW. UA had brought back DTW-SFO nonstop service back in June 2017. I agree that AA adding DTW-LAX nonstop service might happen since DTW is one of t...

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by WA707atMSP
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair between top 10 European polluters
Replies: 24
Views: 3860

Re: Ryanair between top 10 European polluters

This is clickbait. For the past X years the top 10 polluters were coal plants and there is no news story. Then this year FR squeak into the top10 and now we have a news story that will draw clicks and eyeballs. No context or evaluation of the CO2 footprint of FR option against the alternative trave...

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by WA707atMSP
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Airlines 2.0
Replies: 32
Views: 5737

Re: Midwest Airlines 2.0

I don't care what type of airplane they use, as long as they bring back the chocolate chip cookies! My favorite YX memory: after the flight attendants completed the cookie service on a MSP-MKE flight, I went back to the galley for another, and the flight attendant gave me a full dozen left over cook...

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by WA707atMSP
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Birmingham Michigan 1968
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Re: Birmingham Michigan 1968

One famous story about Oakland Troy Airport: In the late 1960s, the developers of Somerset Mall (now the south part of Somerset Collection) invited the presidents of Saks Fifth Avenue and Bonwit Teller to Michigan, to see the site of the mall; the developers wanted Saks and Bonwits to become anchor ...

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by WA707atMSP
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and JFK before 1991
Replies: 7
Views: 1788

Re: Delta and JFK before 1991

Here are DL's flights from JFK as of Oct 28, 1973. DL had 29 flights a day from JFK to 12 cities, using all but their largest (747) and smallest (FH-227) types of aircraft. It's not a typo that DL flew DC-10s from JFK. DL leased five DC-10s from UA in 1972-75, due to late deliveries on their L-1011s...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

I was living in Atlanta in 1980 just before the midfield terminal opened. One of my coworkers was married to a Delta PR executive. I remember that DL and EA held a coin toss for gate space. EA won and got A and half of B. DL got the other half of B and all of C. International flights were out of T....

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by WA707atMSP
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Annual Reports 1980-2000
Replies: 2
Views: 519

Re: American Airlines Annual Reports 1980-2000

AA's annual reports appear fairly often on Ebay, at prices in the $10 to $20 each range. AA annual reports from the mid 1970s to the early 1990s are among the better airline annual reports, not just because in most years they had nice pictures of aircraft, but also because they were unusually detail...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier and Toledo.
Replies: 24
Views: 2342

Re: Frontier and Toledo.

Reading between the lines, this means Frontier might have added a TOL-DTW tag because they weren't making money on DTW-DEN, and hoped that additional passengers from Toledo would bring DTW-DEN closer to profitability. Ok, but Toledo? could they not have tagged CLE or CMH and gotten even better load...

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by WA707atMSP
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier and Toledo.
Replies: 24
Views: 2342

Re: Frontier and Toledo.

I was always interested in why Frontier's flights from Denver to Detroit were extended to Toledo. Some said that it was because of the cheaper over night parking at Toledo rather than Detroit but if that were totally the case why did the afternoon flight also terminate at Toledo rather than just re...

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by WA707atMSP
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl
Replies: 51
Views: 4213

Re: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl

Fake ESAN letters are getting out of hand. It's only going to take a Senator's relative getting hurt by one for change to take place. It stems to what has become an unreasonable attachment to animals. Gone are the days where you paid the neighbor kid $20 to watch your dog while you're away. Now peo...

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by WA707atMSP
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

If Iraq and the Kuwait saga had not happened, do you think EA would have survived? It sounds like things were really turning around before that mess! Long term I don't think so at least by itself... it could of turned around long enough to be a solid merger partner though. There was just too much d...

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