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by BAGSMASHER
Fri Apr 23, 2004 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW & UA: Which Aircraft Types Not To Be Repainted?
Replies: 35
Views: 7288

RE: NW & UA: Which Aircraft Types Not To Be Repainted?

Why arent the Saabs being repainted in the new colors. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is operating with two entirely different logos and marketing images and all that does is confuse customers. Of couse thats been a <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> speci...

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by BAGSMASHER
Wed Apr 14, 2004 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No NW To Sydney Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 5001

RE: Why No NW To Sydney Australia

Oh is the 777 new? only if you consider a 1980s era design new. And they've been flying for over 7 years now, so they are hardly new. Great plane though- I agree.

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by BAGSMASHER
Wed Apr 14, 2004 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No NW To Sydney Australia
Replies: 35
Views: 5001

RE: Why No NW To Sydney Australia

What a bunch of misinformation- as usual. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> did yes did serve nonstop from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), A...

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by BAGSMASHER
Sun Mar 21, 2004 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC9 Interiors.
Replies: 23
Views: 4521

RE: NW DC9 Interiors.

WRONG!!!!!!!! TRY 5-6 MILLION. THEY WERE COMPLETELY GUTTED <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> REWORKED. EVERYTHING THE PASSENGER SEES <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> <acronym title="New O...

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by BAGSMASHER
Fri Jan 30, 2004 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Put To Rest The Debate The NW DC9's Future!
Replies: 34
Views: 4323

RE: Put To Rest The Debate The NW DC9's Future!

Just ignore the idiocy of this boring-ass played out topic. Who F---ing cares?

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by BAGSMASHER
Fri Jan 30, 2004 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airlines Still Print Timetables?
Replies: 32
Views: 5140

RE: Any Airlines Still Print Timetables?

Northwest quit printing them over one year ago. They said the savings is almost $1 million per year!!

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by BAGSMASHER
Fri Jan 30, 2004 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airlines Still Print Timetables?
Replies: 32
Views: 5140

RE: Any Airlines Still Print Timetables?

I think Delta still does

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Jan 13, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Airline Terminal
Replies: 52
Views: 5292

RE: Your Favorite Airline Terminal

DETROIT NORTHWEST WORLD GATEWAY. NO QUESTION.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW And HNL
Replies: 27
Views: 3615

RE: NW And HNL

I recently heard from a reliable source that NW will ETOPS certify some 757-300'S for use on mainland-Hawaii service. Can anyone confirm this?

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:30 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?

LACSA!! Friendliest prettiest FA's on the planet!

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nwa Northwest AIRLINES: Now You're Flying Smart
Replies: 83
Views: 12693

RE: Nwa Northwest AIRLINES: Now You're Flying Smart

BASED in Detroit? How long have you been around? Better check your facts. And, Industrial Pate-- Way to go, you are only stating facts and everyone is trying to beat you up. Whats up with that?? The fact is, these are not good times at any of the legacy carriers. Keep up the good posts!!

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW And HNL
Replies: 27
Views: 3615

RE: NW And HNL

Remember that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> has a decent amount of connecting passengers w/ Alaska,Horizon at <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. So if anyone can make it work-that would be <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (U...

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by BAGSMASHER
Wed Oct 29, 2003 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest "74G"
Replies: 11
Views: 6514

RE: Northwest "74G"

Huh, lets see.... everyone wants to be dined plus entertained with inflight entertainment. All that for $29.99 courtesy of cheaptickets.com. LOSERS-try buying a premium ticket next time. Why is it that most people today seem to have a sense of entitlement to cheap/free travel?? Air travel is cheaper...

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by BAGSMASHER
Wed Oct 29, 2003 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nwa Northwest AIRLINES: Now You're Flying Smart
Replies: 83
Views: 12693

RE: Nwa Northwest AIRLINES: Now You're Flying Smart

The new image does look much better than the old but they (NW) have said that there are no plans at this time to refurbish the ticket counter areas, gates, ground equipment or anything else the public sees into the new look. That is consistent with <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acron...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Regional Turboprop
Replies: 46
Views: 6936

RE: Favorite Regional Turboprop

SAAB 340 for sure!! Remember when they were originally called the SAAB-Fairchild <acronym title="STAF Airlines (Argentina)">SF</acronym>-340? We had them at Comair and they were fun to work and fly on. One time we had two flights simultaneously leaving. One for <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Flew Airports List In The Past
Replies: 144
Views: 44690

RE: Concorde Flew Airports List In The Past

It was in DAYTON, OHIO once during the eighties for a charter and I have a picture of it somewhere.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wierd L-1011 Routes From The Past
Replies: 38
Views: 5338

RE: Wierd L-1011 Routes From The Past

TWA flew <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym>-<acronym title="Dayton - James M. Cox Dayton International (DAY / KDAY), USA - Ohio">DAY</acronym>-<acronym title...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Vs. WORLD... First/Business Class
Replies: 14
Views: 4860

RE: US Vs. WORLD... First/Business Class

Also remember thats its very easy to have an elegant product and spotless planes when you only have 30-90 planes like so many of the snob carriers; i.e. Singapore, Virgin, Emirates, Cathay, Thai etc. not to mention the government involvment (subsidies) in management. At least none of the U.S. mega c...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Mail No More?
Replies: 9
Views: 2475

RE: NWA Mail No More?

Thank God NWA saw the light and doesnt bother with that sh-- (mail) anymore. What a waste of time and pain in the back. Kudos to NWA management on another good call.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest A NorthwestAirlink Partner?
Replies: 42
Views: 3196

RE: SkyWest A NorthwestAirlink Partner?

...............WORD!!

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by BAGSMASHER
Sat Oct 25, 2003 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Anyone Hear About This SWA Incident?
Replies: 9
Views: 4120

RE: Did Anyone Hear About This SWA Incident?

Yeh, the "professional" flight attendants stood by and watched as passengers took down the maniac. Yeh, WN is so great, the darling of the industry. What a F---ing joke!!

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by BAGSMASHER
Thu Oct 23, 2003 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emb 170 In STL
Replies: 26
Views: 4717

RE: Emb 170 In STL

It was at PHX this morning!

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by BAGSMASHER
Thu Oct 23, 2003 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX/LAS Service Returns To NWA Effective 12/26
Replies: 81
Views: 9108

RE: LAX/LAS Service Returns To NWA Effective 12/26

<acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> has never operated regularly scheduled flights into <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>. Anyone who said they did is on crack, period. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> operated a single dail...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 742 744 And DC10-30 Intl
Replies: 17
Views: 3287

RE: NW 742 744 And DC10-30 Intl

Sorry I didnt include this in my last post. Go to airlinemeals.net and check out the reviews of actual inflight meals on NW with pics. Pretty cool site.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 742 744 And DC10-30 Intl
Replies: 17
Views: 3287

RE: NW 742 744 And DC10-30 Intl

There is nothing wrong with NWs planes. They are just older for the most part, with a few exceptions. NWs Int'l fleet has PTVs in Business Class only.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss' Money Making Routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 2807

RE: Swiss' Money Making Routes?

I said nothing of the sort.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 742 744 And DC10-30 Intl
Replies: 17
Views: 3287

RE: NW 742 744 And DC10-30 Intl

A real no brainer if your looking for good service that would be SQ

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Based In California
Replies: 34
Views: 16489

RE: Airlines Based In California

Not only is Van Nuys the general aviation capital of the world- Its the porn capital too!

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss' Money Making Routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 2807

RE: Swiss' Money Making Routes?

Did they make money on that MD-11 they crashed into the bay in Nova Scotia? Arrogant company, arrogant country. But why?

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The Services From NWA?
Replies: 27
Views: 3655

RE: How Is The Services From NWA?

HEY Dionysus** So help me understand your statement that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> has "rude flight attendants and dog food"- did I get that right? Isn't dog food more or less standard fare in Thailand? Or is it just dogs? you eat those right? I'll give you the rude flig...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 08, 2003 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Hates Southwest
Replies: 140
Views: 6715

RE: Who Hates Southwest

WN is great, especially their professional flight crews in their purple Taco Bell uniforms. That was great when that guy on their flight went berserk and tried to kick his way into the cockpit- the "professional, highly trained" crew- yeh the ones that sing songs and tell corny jokes were too afraid...

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by BAGSMASHER
Fri Sep 05, 2003 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Small Airports Have Big Cargo Planes Coming?
Replies: 31
Views: 5331

RE: Which Small Airports Have Big Cargo Planes Coming?

Those are FEDEX Airbus A310s at <acronym title="Burbank / Glendale / Pasadena (Lockheed Air Terminal) (BUR / KBUR), USA - California">BUR</acronym> not 767s. But UPS flys 757s into <acronym title="Burbank / Glendale / Pasadena (Lockheed Air Terminal) (BUR / KBUR), USA - California">BUR</acronym>. Da...

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Sep 02, 2003 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flown With A Big Celebrity On Board
Replies: 9
Views: 3718

RE: Ever Flown With A Big Celebrity On Board

I once flew a <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> 747-200 <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> with Pri...

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Sep 02, 2003 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW New Colors Transition
Replies: 25
Views: 4957

RE: NW New Colors Transition

Hey Na, Get a clue. There are many NW 742s younger than 30 years old. By the way- how old are you?

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Sep 02, 2003 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saab 340A/340B Differences
Replies: 12
Views: 8593

RE: Saab 340A/340B Differences

I think that AA Eagle uses the 340B models. Does anyone know what significance there is to the 340B+ model? I heard that they have speakers and microphones throughout the entire cabin as part of a noise cancellation system. Anyone know for sure?

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Sep 02, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When For Flight Attendants, What Are LCC's?
Replies: 12
Views: 4850

RE: When For Flight Attendants, What Are LCC's?

Pinnacle Airlines (NW Airlink) maybe. Check out their site at nwairlink.com. Possibly some help there.

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Sep 02, 2003 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW New Colors Transition
Replies: 25
Views: 4957

RE: NW New Colors Transition

NW does not operate any single-class flights to anywhere. Some 742s operate <acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-GUM, <acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-<acronym title="Obyan - Saipan Inte...

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Sep 02, 2003 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Food Costs Money!?!
Replies: 20
Views: 2978

RE: Food Costs Money!?!

I once flew <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> a...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 01, 2003 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Jet Bridges For RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 8099

RE: Airports With Jet Bridges For RJs

Detroit Midfield is completely RJ/jetway capable. They even use jetways on the SAAB SF340s! Talk about advanced.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 01, 2003 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Serious US Airways 767 Incident At SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 9442

RE: Serious US Airways 767 Incident At SNN

The original US 767s are leftovers from the Piedmont days. That is probably the reason for the GE engines.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 01, 2003 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW New Colors Transition
Replies: 25
Views: 4957

RE: NW New Colors Transition

I hear that there is a DC-10-30 due for new paint either Sept. or Oct. Probably Industrial Pate knows for sure.

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 01, 2003 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Food Costs Money!?!
Replies: 20
Views: 2978

RE: Food Costs Money!?!

Yeh, grilled chicken, red snapper, lobster and blah, blah, blah. Would you like a free maui vacation with that as well sir? Or could we offer you a free night at the Ritz-Carlton for your $69.00 ticket? Raise the fares viciously, savagely and with no hint of mercy. Fares need to be brought into the ...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 01, 2003 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement For NW DC-9?
Replies: 45
Views: 4954

RE: Replacement For NW DC-9?

Saying the DC-9s are not economical is simply not true. If they weren't the best 100 seater for <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> to be flying in the current environment <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> would already be well into a replacemnet program. Like...

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by BAGSMASHER
Mon Sep 01, 2003 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest 757's
Replies: 12
Views: 3635

RE: Northwest 757's

An additional note; at least a few of the former <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> powered <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> 757s now in the <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> fleet carry the special liveries (ie, OHIO,NEVADA,A...

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by BAGSMASHER
Wed Aug 27, 2003 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Do You Avoid?
Replies: 130
Views: 8910

RE: Which Airline Do You Avoid?

Wow, now Southwest is offering connecting flight boarding passes. The technology is mind warping! Do you think the sleeper seats that are just around the corner will have PTVs or is that still to come? Now their <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> program is just to die for with all those ...

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by BAGSMASHER
Wed Aug 27, 2003 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Region Hub For NWA
Replies: 44
Views: 4032

West Region Hub For NWA

Remember back in 90s (dont remember exact year) when <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> announced service from <acronym title="Reno / Tahoe - International (Cannon) (RNO / KRNO), USA - Nevada">RNO</acronym> to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - W...

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Aug 26, 2003 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA To Increase Flights To DCA And MSP
Replies: 13
Views: 4447

RE: ATA To Increase Flights To DCA And MSP

strangle them to death!!

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Aug 26, 2003 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Tell The Different Between A 747 100/200.
Replies: 17
Views: 6227

RE: How To Tell The Different Between A 747 100/200.

United Fan is right. The 100s had a small bump behind the hump and it can only be seen from certain angles and usually shows up better on liveries that used bare aluminum like <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and Northwest Orient. Also the 100s had some sort of air inlets just a...

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Aug 26, 2003 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJ Or CRJ Which Would You Fly On?
Replies: 55
Views: 6993

RE: ERJ Or CRJ Which Would You Fly On?

Has anyone here flown the CRJ-900? AmericaWest Express is flying them. They hold 90 I'm told and really look like baby MD-80s.

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by BAGSMASHER
Tue Aug 26, 2003 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJ Or CRJ Which Would You Fly On?
Replies: 55
Views: 6993

RE: ERJ Or CRJ Which Would You Fly On?

ERJ for sure because its not from canada. Thats reason enough not to buy a CRJ. I've flown both and the ERJ while narrower somehow seems less cramped with the 1-2 seating vs. 2-2 on CRJ.

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