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by cdgdtw
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 504
Views: 35455

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

If anyone thinks there isn't historic and inherent sexism (YES there are both genders working as cabincrew now, but I'm talking about attitudes going back a long time) in the industry, here is an interesting exercise in humanities: Review all the above posts, and wherever it says "flight attend...

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by cdgdtw
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants
Replies: 96
Views: 19786

Re: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants

Not my opinion , reality is Delta would never have done this to unionized employees. Unionized employees have resources. Anyway can bet given the current drive to unionize delta is going to find these employees and shower them in gifts and compensation to keep them quiet and happy. Absolutely false...

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by cdgdtw
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there a union vote coming at Delta Ramp
Replies: 12
Views: 2407

Re: Is there a union vote coming at Delta Ramp

ilovelamp wrote:
The IAM has been trying for a very long time to get a foothold at Delta. They were rejected during the last FA vote in 2015.


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There was no FA vote in 2015; nor has IAM ever been on a union ballot for DL cabincrew.

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Master Plan Finalized (2017)
Replies: 10
Views: 2015

Re: DTW Master Plan Finalized (2017)

Unfortunate there is no talk of transit - though I admit I didn't read the full attachment. Airport transportation - in the form of a tram - would be appreciated as a terminal-to-terminal/parking/rental car mover. Future rail links to surrounding communities with real, AT THE AIRPORT stop (no bussin...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 'Sky Spa' For Employees To Open In October
Replies: 61
Views: 16849

RE: Delta 'Sky Spa' For Employees To Open In October

Talking about highest paid means you have to talk about unit costs, and total compensation. Earning $100k means flying excessive amounts of hours which, in some cases, means almost 30 days a month. Seriously. Massages and manicures are great, but they are not generally recognized by mortgage compani...

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by cdgdtw
Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A330 Interior Mods Schedule 1
Replies: 16
Views: 8320

RE: DL A330 Interior Mods Schedule 1

Will there be new carpet?

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by cdgdtw
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Cargo At MSP 12/16
Replies: 14
Views: 3314

RE: NW Cargo At MSP 12/16

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by cdgdtw
Mon Oct 29, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Kicking @ss
Replies: 96
Views: 12314

RE: NW Kicking @ss

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by cdgdtw
Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major MSP Announcement Monday
Replies: 56
Views: 8024

RE: Major MSP Announcement Monday

I bet it's <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>. It seems like it will be <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> - but I will hold out that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> will fly the route. Isn't the Sofitel a French hotel?...

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by cdgdtw
Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88 - New Livery Pictures
Replies: 117
Views: 22496

RE: Delta MD-88 - New Livery Pictures

This is also a neat livery when it says "nwa" . Hmm..........

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by cdgdtw
Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Would Want To Be A F/A In The USA?
Replies: 23
Views: 10037

RE: Who Would Want To Be A F/A In The USA?

The article was right on. The job of cabincrew in the US is onerous at best. F/As were not making huge money to begin with. After 9/11 and the subsequent bankruptcies and concessions at US carriers, the modest wages turned meager overnight. Airline management seemed to blame worker's salaries as the...

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by cdgdtw
Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW/KL NYC-AMS Route Shift Again?
Replies: 6
Views: 3464

NW/KL NYC-AMS Route Shift Again?

As earlier discussed, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> will fly <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="New York...

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by cdgdtw
Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's New MSP-LGA--NWA Response?
Replies: 80
Views: 6785

RE: AA's New MSP-LGA--NWA Response?

The <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> response to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is to operate <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>/<acronym title="New York - La Guardi...

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by cdgdtw
Wed May 30, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Flight Attendants Ratify Agreement
Replies: 1
Views: 2746

NW Flight Attendants Ratify Agreement

NWA flight attendants today ratified the third tentative agreement since Spring of 2006. The vote was 50% yes to 49% no.

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by cdgdtw
Fri May 18, 2007 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any 747-8 Orders Expected?
Replies: 100
Views: 13486

RE: Any 747-8 Orders Expected?

Does anyone think <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> might order the 747-8i after coming out of bankruptcy? Maybe the 16 744 they have will be converted to freighters and the 747-8i would be used for big capacity routes like <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DT...

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by cdgdtw
Sun May 06, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nwa Parking A-320s
Replies: 89
Views: 19603

RE: Nwa Parking A-320s

You mean you can't fix something like this by deferring it and slapping a red INOPERATIVE sticker over the problem??

Hmm...those replacements are really working out well.

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by cdgdtw
Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60+ Year UAL F/A Retires
Replies: 65
Views: 11403

RE: 60+ Year UAL F/A Retires

I admire Iris. I understand the desire to stay in the lifestyle of flying that becomes very addictive and, as JetJack said, the only thing in life for some. What I think is shameful is that as a society, we continue to try and work more and more. I don't even think of retirement or saving for it bec...

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by cdgdtw
Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Flight Attendants Demand Smaller Cuts
Replies: 3
Views: 2683

RE: Northwest Flight Attendants Demand Smaller Cuts

What's even more sad is that the flight attendants CANNOT strike the company after harsh paycuts and work rules were imposed on them. The company ran to the court to have any strike blocked by a temporary injunction. There is a blurry line between court, company and government. The strike is the ONL...

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by cdgdtw
Thu Sep 22, 2005 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest To Lay Off 1,400 Flight Attendants
Replies: 39
Views: 8002

RE: Northwest To Lay Off 1,400 Flight Attendants

<i>I certainly hope they hire foreign stewardesses to replace American flight attendants. Service will go up and prices will go down. A big win for the passengers. </i> Zvezda - I certainly hope whatever company you supposedly chair in Lithuania goes under, depletes your savings, and leaves the staf...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW CH 11.....Shades Of Things To Come
Replies: 58
Views: 8226

RE: NW CH 11.....Shades Of Things To Come

<i>"The aircraft that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is threatening to reject later: B747-400 x3 B747-200 x8 DC-10-30 x8 B757-200 x22 A320 x21 A319 x6 Avro <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> x35"</i> Can someone please explain what the later rejection depends upon?...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 16, 2005 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation On DL/NW Merger
Replies: 108
Views: 13385

RE: Speculation On DL/NW Merger

Can anyone comment on the story that 5th freedom from Japan must be flown by UAL and the company called NWA? I'm asking because a combined company would certainly not be willing to relinquish these routes by virtue of a name change.

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by cdgdtw
Thu Aug 18, 2005 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ..You Don't Like Steenland, What Would You Do?
Replies: 25
Views: 5740

RE: ..You Don't Like Steenland, What Would You Do?

Fuel prices over $65 . . . here's a wild idea: RAISE THE FARES!!!!!!!!!! Until I'm blue in the face I'll say this . . . Yesterday in a diner I saw a sign that read "due to ever increasing prices of food, we are forced to stop our mall and senior discounts. We try to keep our prices low and hope you ...

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by cdgdtw
Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Miss The Old CDG Airport Chime...
Replies: 38
Views: 27805

RE: If You Miss The Old CDG Airport Chime...

I was just going to ask about the ringtone thing. If I weren't to hear it for years, I could hear that chime and still feel like I'm in the crowded 1970s terminal pushing past crowds, smelling a mixture of duty-free perfume, cigarettes and humanity. Funny how a silly sound can take you somewhere . I...

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by cdgdtw
Sat Jun 11, 2005 11:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Viable Dream Routes
Replies: 121
Views: 7458

RE: Viable Dream Routes

On <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> (of course...) : <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Nice - Cote d'Azur (NCE / LFMN), France">NCE</acronym> <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW /...

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by cdgdtw
Wed Jun 08, 2005 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Hiring Flight Attendants
Replies: 36
Views: 6733

RE: NWA Hiring Flight Attendants

Historic threats are what they are . . . Union vs. Company in typical contract showdowns. The threats of late carry with them the backing of our current administration (white house, that is) which should include the warning: Labour beware, we'll step all over you to ensure a return to the stockholde...

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by cdgdtw
Thu Jun 02, 2005 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW To Stop Supplying Magazines
Replies: 106
Views: 5051

RE: NW To Stop Supplying Magazines

"The flying public has had it with the stinginess that emerged just after 9/11, and while over half a million is no laughing matter . . ." The flying public enjoy the stinginess of the ticket prices but cannot stomach a carrier reacting to those prices. Ticket prices for air travel rival that of the...

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by cdgdtw
Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Employees
Replies: 33
Views: 3990

RE: NWA Employees

What conversion work is done in Israel? I didn't know of anything there - I thought Kansas in the US. It seemed like <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> was abandoning the 747 because of the expense. I hope this news is true. I always count on favre for accurate info. Thanks for t...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Nov 05, 2004 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW BOS-AMS Now A330-300
Replies: 1
Views: 2905

NW BOS-AMS Now A330-300

With <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> on hiatus until next Spring, <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlan...

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by cdgdtw
Sun Oct 31, 2004 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA To Recall 600 FA's By 1/30/05
Replies: 32
Views: 5379

RE: NWA To Recall 600 FA's By 1/30/05

MAD,<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>,<acronym title="Seoul - Incheon International (ICN / RKSI), South Korea">ICN</acronym>,,,,who is making this stuff up? Any of it is a p...

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by cdgdtw
Wed Oct 20, 2004 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest's Hawaiian Aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 5416

RE: Northwest's Hawaiian Aircraft

NW doesn't have <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> back on the books for this season. I think with new connections available on th...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Oct 08, 2004 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?
Replies: 108
Views: 9193

RE: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?

Addendum to the above post. I have no idea how the MEA thing got in there. It wasn't there when the message went through. It should read: you can't tell me.............

Sorry for the goof.

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by cdgdtw
Fri Oct 08, 2004 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?
Replies: 108
Views: 9193

RE: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?

I didn't take the time to read all the responses but wanted to add this. I think it was Fliboyz who noted "look at all the mean passengers." This is so true. There is some sense of entitlement in the States - "you can't tell <acronym title="<acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> M...

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by cdgdtw
Thu Oct 07, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Domestic First Not Even Premium Economy!
Replies: 21
Views: 3601

RE: NW Domestic First Not Even Premium Economy!

dc-9 aircraft fly short haul flights, the longest between 2-3 hours. Some of <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> aircraft, however, fly a <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens Interna...

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by cdgdtw
Tue Oct 05, 2004 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 Arrives In MSP From VCV.
Replies: 13
Views: 5574

RE: NW DC-10 Arrives In MSP From VCV.

NW has flown the <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> route for over a year. <acronym title="Victorville - Southern California Logistics (International) (George AFB) (VCV), U...

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by cdgdtw
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NW Anchorage-Maui-Honolulu Seasonal Serv
Replies: 49
Views: 5716

RE: New NW Anchorage-Maui-Honolulu Seasonal Serv

pdx-ams in march '05


Is this the continuation of a rumour or from a respected and true source?

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 24, 2004 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's China Strategy?
Replies: 19
Views: 2467

RE: NW's China Strategy?

In fact, it would seem aircraft are an issue. Consider: <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> 2x daily = 4 747s <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul...

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by cdgdtw
Tue Sep 21, 2004 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Buy On Board Food Program
Replies: 20
Views: 4395

RE: NW Buy On Board Food Program

Bring a sandwich. The buy-on-board programme started out with quality...real restaurants providing real food. Nice portions, bottled water, fresh food. Now it seems the catering companies on-site provide the food and it shows. Gone is the bottle of water and generously portioned salad. It's great fo...

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by cdgdtw
Tue Sep 21, 2004 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW May Get US Airways Airbus's
Replies: 72
Views: 12160

RE: NW May Get US Airways Airbus's

That's like saying to someone they could use your liver for a few months until you die . . . you won't need it. US Isn't dead. They are still operating an airline and probably need aircraft to do so. It would be pretty bold to send their planes (and awfully nice of the leasing company) for a once ov...

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by cdgdtw
Mon Sep 20, 2004 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW MSP Ops Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2857

RE: NW MSP Ops Question

For whatever it matters, wrong on <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> gate config.. F12,13,14 all use the second door for the 757 and dc10. <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Rear Jetbridges
Replies: 17
Views: 3745

RE: Airports With Rear Jetbridges

YYC uses them for WestJet. And yes, it is very effective. In fact the <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> setup with using the mid and aft doors works quite well - better than the typical first two door system used at many airports for widebodies. This allow...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 17, 2004 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Reintroduces Coca-cola Products.
Replies: 31
Views: 4496

RE: KLM Reintroduces Coca-cola Products.

One can't wait for the introduction of Coke products on NW. Now I can see the reverse scowl of people when I tell them it is DietCoke instead of DietPepsi. I never knew there was such devotion to soda.

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by cdgdtw
Wed Sep 08, 2004 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 747 Updates
Replies: 20
Views: 6588

RE: NWA 747 Updates

LAX-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> is being operated by the 747-200 for now and the months ahead. Freighters fly into <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and this is a good use of crews...

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by cdgdtw
Fri Sep 03, 2004 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA - Why So Difficult With Seating?
Replies: 18
Views: 3831

RE: NWA - Why So Difficult With Seating?

Don't be too excited to get close to the front. The bulkhead at row 10 is family seating as it is equipped with bassinets. It tends to be a loud area. Really any a,b,h,j seat is not bad on this plane. In November the route will change to an A330 so consider it a chance to ride vintage style.

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by cdgdtw
Tue Aug 24, 2004 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Updates--
Replies: 117
Views: 13689

RE: NWA Updates--

CAN is the city code for NW081 to Canton's new airport at Guangzhou China. Flights start in Octobre with 75x. This is a new airport and China's biggest. I could see this easily fall into a non-stop from USA one day...

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by cdgdtw
Mon Aug 23, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 332: Wiil It Come To Europe?
Replies: 22
Views: 4750

RE: NW 332: Wiil It Come To Europe?

<i>especially if <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> picks up some more 744's like planned now</i> Where did this come from? There are loads of used 744s at the moment, probably for a decent price but it still isn't something an airline would buy just to keep them 'in the garage' ...

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by cdgdtw
Mon Aug 23, 2004 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is NW 55/56 To Be A333 By Oct?
Replies: 10
Views: 3951

RE: Is NW 55/56 To Be A333 By Oct?

You're right it was supposed to be an airbus. Now 42,46 & 56 will all operate with DC10 aircraft. It seems the airbus is being used for NW038 <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AM...

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by cdgdtw
Thu May 27, 2004 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest To Hawaii
Replies: 28
Views: 3304

RE: Northwest To Hawaii

FAVRE - Is there any company information about <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>? <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acron...

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by cdgdtw
Fri May 21, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should I Fly Air Canada To Israel?
Replies: 30
Views: 8608

RE: Should I Fly Air Canada To Israel?

ULTRAPIG Says: <i>One should fly to Israel because it is the birthplace and home to many relgions. It is also the only Democracy in the Middle East. Sure there are reasons to go but I suggest you make a trip. </i> Are you working for the Israeli Tourist Board? The only "democracy"?? Could we be spar...

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by cdgdtw
Wed May 12, 2004 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW To Restart DTW-FCO 13 May
Replies: 7
Views: 3143

NW To Restart DTW-FCO 13 May

Flight 66 will fly Thursday from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> to <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> on the A330-300. All transatlantic flights from <acronym title="Detroit - Metrop...

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by cdgdtw
Fri May 07, 2004 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA's A330's
Replies: 16
Views: 4117

RE: NWA's A330's

by the way, why is it an insult to be a F/A???  Smile

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