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by triscl
Tue Nov 30, 2004 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 11/28: EWR Delays--weather?
Replies: 4
Views: 2690

RE: 11/28: EWR Delays--weather?

Yeah I heard it was nasty--just curious as to why it seemed to me that only <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> was having that level of difficulty. One thing I forgot to mention though-- when we landed, it was windy and clear. Quite a nice ni...

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by triscl
Mon Nov 29, 2004 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 11/28: EWR Delays--weather?
Replies: 4
Views: 2690

11/28: EWR Delays--weather?

Just wanted to see if anyone on here had a clue re: what happened at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> yesterday. I was traveling on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 70 <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / ...

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by triscl
Thu Oct 28, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Simpson's Quote
Replies: 88
Views: 6203

RE: Favourite Simpson's Quote

I can't remember which episode, but they go to the movies, and at the beginning they have the ad for Dolby Surround Sound. This horrible screech starts and gets more intense until the disc on the screen shatters and everyone in the theater is blown back into their seats. And the screen says, "The au...

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by triscl
Fri Oct 22, 2004 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 3Q #'s, Mrtc Gone, Canceling ERJ Order
Replies: 81
Views: 13036

RE: AA 3Q #'s, Mrtc Gone, Canceling ERJ Order

Has anyone done the math? Does parking 15 planes while eliminating MRTC mean (roughly) not much of a capacity reduction? If not, then you have the same number of seats flying around with lower cost. It sucks, but makes good sense. Obviously the number of premium passengers willing to pay more didn't...

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by triscl
Mon Sep 20, 2004 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue Interested In US's Slots At LGA And A320s
Replies: 42
Views: 9550

RE: Jet Blue Interested In US's Slots At LGA And A

Firstly, could someone direct me to a source for this discussion? I didn't read much over the weekend, and the last thing I saw was a quote from Dave Barger that said something to the effect that if there was prime real estate available, they'd have to take a good hard look at it. Thanks! "Do you re...

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Seen A Whale Explode?
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

RE: Ever Seen A Whale Explode?

I haven't seen that video in while. It's HILARIOUS.

Seriously, go watch this video. It's also HILARIOUS. I posted a thread, but nobody seems to have watched the movie:

http://members.cox.net/impunity/endofworld.swf

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 6:08 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Popups
Replies: 2
Views: 607

RE: Airliners.net Popups

I get it too sometimes. The whole page becomes one big link to netflix ad. Strange. Closing the browser and re-opening helps. Also, MasseyBrown, if you can't make it stop, instead of clicking on links directly, right-click and "open link in new window". It usually works then.

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State Subsidies For UA Facility At IND
Replies: 0
Views: 3080

State Subsidies For UA Facility At IND

Not sure if this showed up on the airliners.net media page, but I don't remember seeing anything about it here, so I thought I'd see what people think (the article ran in the nytimes on monday). States Pay for Jobs, but It Doesn't Always Pay Off By LOUIS UCHITELLE INDIANAPOLIS — A huge, light-gray b...

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Drivers Are Teens, Doctors & Lawyers
Replies: 41
Views: 3064

RE: Worst Drivers Are Teens, Doctors & Lawyers

No no, I was talking about my (20-something) friends only. My bad-driver-friends lack confidence and alertness when driving, not all 20-somethings. But I WAS generalizing about teens. You're right though, generalizing is bad. I also chose to leave out the part about how all the bad-driver-friends ar...

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funny Movie: End Of The World
Replies: 2
Views: 2373

RE: Funny Movie: End Of The World

Sorry- had a space between the bracket and the link...

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Major (worldwide) To Set Up A LCC?
Replies: 4
Views: 2441

RE: Next Major (worldwide) To Set Up A LCC?

Iberia could call their LCC "flaca" and their mainline "gorda"

(fat and skinny)

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help With English
Replies: 5
Views: 2198

RE: Need Help With English

I think it's too long, but I like "getting there"

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funny Movie: End Of The World
Replies: 2
Views: 2373

Funny Movie: End Of The World

I found this amusing...

< http://members.cox.net/impunity/endofworld.swf>

I like the meteor that dodges the earth...

Enjoy!

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by triscl
Sat Nov 15, 2003 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Drivers Are Teens, Doctors & Lawyers
Replies: 41
Views: 3064

RE: Worst Drivers Are Teens, Doctors & Lawyers

Teens think they're invincible, and they're inexperienced. Bad combination. A lot of my friends (20-somethings) are terrible drivers and I actually don't feel very safe in the car with them. I've realized it boils down to two things (lacking): confidence and alertness. Sometimes I feel like they're ...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 14, 2003 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots Overpaid?...Bullsh!t!
Replies: 86
Views: 14559

RE: Airline Pilots Overpaid?...Bullsh!t!

EXACTLY, compared to WHAT? If the market can handle it, ie if airlines can fill seats <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> pay those $200K+ salaries <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 14, 2003 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots Overpaid?...Bullsh!t!
Replies: 86
Views: 14559

RE: Airline Pilots Overpaid?...Bullsh!t!

Amen, backfire. I wish everyone made a lot of money. I want the guys at the front to be compensated such that they do their job and get everyone off and back onto the ground safely. But the question of "worth" and "over-/underpaid" seems irrelevant. In the end, the market will dictate what pilots', ...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 14, 2003 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Proper" Dress For 1st And Biz
Replies: 57
Views: 7032

RE: "Proper" Dress For 1st And Biz

I say class is found on the inside. But... It's all about the golden rule. Everyone should be comfortable. Clothes should be comfortable to sit for extended periods of time in, and you should be comfortable sitting with others in a first class cabin. People around you should be reasonably comfortabl...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 14, 2003 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Plane's Location...
Replies: 2
Views: 1960

RE: A Plane's Location...

<a href="http://www.bts.gov/ntda/oai/index.shtml" target=_blank>http://www.bts.gov/ntda/oai/index.shtml</a> This is a site run by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and you can go into the searchable database (detailed statistics) and look for detailed info. If you're looking for regs., search ...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 14, 2003 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Oddball Routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5288

RE: United Oddball Routes

Didn't <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> do Spokane to Calgary up until the early or mid-nineties? That always seemed lika an odd-ball route to me. There used to be a number of intra-CA routes that were not between hubs (<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), U...

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by triscl
Thu Nov 13, 2003 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Longest Flight.
Replies: 153
Views: 19629

RE: Your Longest Flight.

Longest trip:

LH 744 FRA-LAX - I think it was nearly 11 h

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by triscl
Thu Nov 13, 2003 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters Piece On TED-routes
Replies: 0
Views: 2081

Reuters Piece On TED-routes

Looks like <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym> <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>...

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by triscl
Thu Nov 13, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tables Turned On "Queer Eye"
Replies: 21
Views: 1390

RE: Tables Turned On "Queer Eye"

Ah- I see. Well anyway, I disagree.

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by triscl
Thu Nov 13, 2003 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tables Turned On "Queer Eye"
Replies: 21
Views: 1390

RE: Tables Turned On "Queer Eye"

I really wish I'd seen the Southpark.

They could also make over gays on the show, since as TWFirst points out, not everyone fits the stereotype. But I'm afraid they'd be even more vicious with a gay guy.

Concordeboy- I am conused: Homos don't handle reality tv well? Wha?

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by triscl
Thu Nov 13, 2003 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pic Of TED's Livery
Replies: 101
Views: 11752

RE: Pic Of TED's Livery

Favor: would someone with a wsj.com subscription post the article?

Thanks!

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by triscl
Tue Nov 11, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Still Using The MD-11
Replies: 29
Views: 6684

RE: Who Is Still Using The MD-11

World Airways uses the MD-11

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by triscl
Tue Nov 11, 2003 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The Nicest F/a's?
Replies: 67
Views: 8201

RE: Which Airline Has The Nicest F/a's?

I have had my nicest and meanest F/A's on United. This probably has something to do with the fact that I take them the most. I think you can get all kinds on all the airlines. Nicest: I had change for a $20 for her, so she gave me free beer for the rest of the flight. Then we hung out during our del...

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by triscl
Tue Nov 11, 2003 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United LCC Named "Ted"
Replies: 49
Views: 6198

RE: United LCC Named "Ted"

Well you know what?! I think it's super.

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by triscl
Mon Nov 10, 2003 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Flying Get To "casual"?
Replies: 69
Views: 5700

RE: Did Flying Get To "casual"?

I am slapping myself on the wrist for enabling this lame discussion. But it really gets my blood boiling. LHR001- What is your occupation? Do you luxuriate at all times? And I would like to hear a definition of "class" from you. To me, your implied definition sounds like kind of a dubious distinctio...

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by triscl
Sun Nov 09, 2003 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Twee (Part 2)
Replies: 878
Views: 26554

RE: Word Association Part Twee (Part 2)

brownies
brownies
brownies
brownies
brownies

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by triscl
Sun Nov 09, 2003 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anger Managment (The Movie)
Replies: 9
Views: 1191

RE: Anger Managment (The Movie)

They showed this movie on a flight I took from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> during a 3 hour delay on the ground at O'Hare. I thought it was an apt choice. &...

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by triscl
Sun Nov 09, 2003 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Some Of You Regularly Go To Church?
Replies: 33
Views: 2787

RE: Does Some Of You Regularly Go To Church?

TheGov, my family goes to Rick's church in California (Saddleback). They're moving to Orlando and are really bummed, expecially b/c of leaving that church. It's not my style, but they totally love it.

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by triscl
Sun Nov 09, 2003 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top / Bottom 5 Cities In The *World* And Why
Replies: 39
Views: 4684

RE: Top / Bottom 5 Cities In The *World* And Why

I'm gonna stick with top 5 in the USA for me:

1. New York
2. San Francisco
3. Philadelphia
4. Seattle
5. Washington, D.C.

Pretty generic I suppose.

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by triscl
Sun Nov 09, 2003 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Song Store In SoHo
Replies: 45
Views: 4222

RE: Song Store In SoHo

STT757- I am going to try to make it soon. My roommate called me from the store last night. She and some friends stumbled in while walking around SoHo to find the opening party for the general public. Apparently the president (what's his name?) was playing with his band--perhaps the reason for the r...

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by triscl
Sun Nov 09, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Flying Get To "casual"?
Replies: 69
Views: 5700

RE: Did Flying Get To "casual"?

What a load of crap. Because of this forum, next time I'm flying First I plan to wear my ripped jeans and a tank top. And I'll make friends in the cabin. Watch me.

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by triscl
Sat Nov 08, 2003 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US CEO Tough Words On Southwest
Replies: 191
Views: 18387

RE: US CEO Tough Words On Southwest

Was discussing this thread with a friend at work and he has a very good point. As far as Walmartization goes, Southwest is still flying Boeings with competent crew. It's not like they're flying special, cheap planes! Or even old for that matter.

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question Regarding US/UA Codeshare
Replies: 3
Views: 2741

RE: Question Regarding US/UA Codeshare

Well, according to the US website, you can check in at the United First counter, earn the elite status mileage bonus, board early (they actually include Economy Plus boarding, whatever that is  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> ), are exempt from blackout days (but <acro...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Scenery Announcements
Replies: 22
Views: 2645

RE: Inflight Scenery Announcements

Seems to me most people don't care, which is a shame because I do. I had a very nice flight once on <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> from <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - Internation...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US CEO Tough Words On Southwest
Replies: 191
Views: 18387

Wow

Some posters on this thread are completely irrational, if not offensive. And as for the "trash" boarding <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>'s planes, whoever said that can kiss it. Who's making money? That's right, who? Don't worry yourself...there will always be a way for the fa...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?
Replies: 86
Views: 13567

RE: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?

JC5280- Ah well, I have been sitting here explaining all of this to my friend here in NY--he's from <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>--and he's saying, "Wow, I'm so impressed, I bet you're right..." And I'm pointing to the screen go...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?
Replies: 86
Views: 13567

RE: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?

oh, and the amateurish-ness also lends itself to the anominity! Whodda thunk it? (not counting JC)

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?
Replies: 86
Views: 13567

RE: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?

I think they're just trying to establish a brand identity right off the bat. I don't imagine it can cost that much in the grand schme of things. And I disagree about the website: I think it looks amateurish because of the style of media/production they're looking to use to promote the new branch of ...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Could Sit Next To A Celeb, Who?
Replies: 54
Views: 5129

If You Could Sit Next To A Celeb, Who?

I was showing the thread re: celebrities on planes to my friend here and he posed this question: If you could sit next to any celebrity on a flight, who would it be? For me, Tori Amos. But I think there are only a few of us in the world that would answer that. Just to elaborate it would be first cla...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Sat Next To Anyone Famous?
Replies: 83
Views: 11395

RE: Ever Sat Next To Anyone Famous?

Was on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> with Christine Baranski (Broadway sta...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Not For Sept 11
Replies: 24
Views: 4278

RE: If Not For Sept 11

Don't you think the "bubble" would have burst even without Sep 11? I think it certainly expedited the process, but it was only a question of when, not if.

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?
Replies: 86
Views: 13567

RE: Is TED The New UA LCO In DEN?

Whoever it is, it is one of the most obscure ad campaigns I've ever seen. The intro to meetted.com says things like, "here's to glazed dougnuts" "here's to friends that answer the phone <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> 3AM" "get in the car and drive until you're lost" etc. etc...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Song Store In SoHo
Replies: 45
Views: 4222

RE: Song Store In SoHo

I think I'll run down and check it out today or tomorrow just before taking my first song flight on Saturday. I love the part about "Is it a store? Is it a gallery?" A lot of the stores in SoHo and the Lower East Side are confusing like that. There's like two pairs of shoes for sale and you're not q...

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by triscl
Fri Nov 07, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Colors For United
Replies: 107
Views: 21066

RE: New Colors For United

"Too many people have the blue/gray scheme in their minds slamming into the WTC."

This is a really good point.

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by triscl
Thu Nov 06, 2003 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On Frontier Airlines?
Replies: 14
Views: 3691

RE: Your Thoughts On Frontier Airlines?

I've never flown them, but they have good looking planes.

A wrap is like a sandwich, but instead of bread it has a tortilla wrapped around the contents...hence the name!

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by triscl
Thu Nov 06, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inagural Starfish Schedules...
Replies: 43
Views: 3986

RE: Inagural Starfish Schedules...

The design is paradoxical. They are trying to fly planes that attract both business and leisure travellers. If they want to have their cake and eat it too, they are going to have to find a way to reduce capacity of each "product" and not compete with themselves. My father used to fly Delta on some i...

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by triscl
Wed Nov 05, 2003 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA-Bad Customer Service?
Replies: 33
Views: 5095

RE: AA-Bad Customer Service?

I usually don't let it affect me too much, and sometimes they're even a little chatty--in a friendly way. The only thing that really gets me is when I'm asking to check flights into various airports (ie, "I can fly into <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - Calif...

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