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by Braniff1960
Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA Moonlight Shuttle
Replies: 18
Views: 2798

RE: EA Moonlight Shuttle

I remember flying a 757 <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> non-stop @ 11pm/September 6, 1986 after clearing Oakland Army Base/US Army outprocessing ce...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO ABE-EWR Bus Service (DBA Expressjet)
Replies: 33
Views: 7968

CO ABE-EWR Bus Service (DBA Expressjet)

Is this the only bus service in the US that is operated by an airline? (for use as a connection) 25OCT-THU-ADV <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> EXPRES/BUS SERVICE ALTERNATE SERVICE 1CO3165* Y9 <acronym title="TAM Express (Brazil)">H9</acronym> K9 <acronym title="Modiluft (Ind...

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by Braniff1960
Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 787 Paint Job
Replies: 46
Views: 24755

RE: AA 787 Paint Job

Wasn’t there some in-depth thread about John Travolta having problems getting the underside of his 707 painted in the USA because the FAA told him silver paint would make some kind of negative image on radar? He then took the 707 to Mexico and had it painted there? Not sure if I read this on A.Net o...

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by Braniff1960
Sat Jun 16, 2007 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Announces DFW-LGA
Replies: 117
Views: 9533

RE: NW Announces DFW-LGA

The whole damned industry is going to hell !!!

Survival of the fittest !!!

Guess I will be flying WN 20 years from now.....

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by Braniff1960
Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Questions... 1985 OAG
Replies: 60
Views: 3452

RE: Any Questions... 1985 OAG

We all appreciate your answers! Thanks Dude..... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0170241/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0170241/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/4/2/0170241.jpg" alt="Cl...

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by Braniff1960
Tue Jan 30, 2007 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Questions... 1985 OAG
Replies: 60
Views: 3452

RE: Any Questions... 1985 OAG

Could you tell me the World Airways flight numbers and arrival/departure times in the <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acronym...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Take-0ff W/o Flaps Scares Passenger Today!
Replies: 154
Views: 31026

RE: AA Take-0ff W/o Flaps Scares Passenger Today!

I have been flying for 30 years and have NEVER taken off without flaps. I would have gotten out of my seat and ran up to the cockpit door and started screaming!!!!! All you a.net members that said "mind your own business and let the pilots fly the plane" is bullcrap!!! A <acronym title="Delta Air Li...

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by Braniff1960
Sun Jul 02, 2006 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest Rumors From Inside CO
Replies: 143
Views: 20338

RE: Latest Rumors From Inside CO

LAX, CHI, NYC. All have delays. That's the price you pay for having hubs in these cities! Never going to change. However, the airlines should adjust the arrival times to take into the 60 minutes spent sitting on taxiways! If you sit for 60 minutes on a taxiway and arrive on time, you are not delayed...

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by Braniff1960
Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Plane At JFK This Morning
Replies: 56
Views: 29685

RE: Weird Plane At JFK This Morning

WAS THIS <acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym> ??????? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0953455/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0953455/M/" target="_blank">View Mediu...

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by Braniff1960
Mon Jun 12, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Makes AA Super MD-80?
Replies: 51
Views: 25379

RE: What Makes AA Super MD-80?

They call it that because: Thats what was painted on the nose when they bought it! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0670148/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0670148/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photo...

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by Braniff1960
Wed May 31, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Is The Pan Am Of Today?
Replies: 46
Views: 14263

RE: Who Is The Pan Am Of Today?

Pan Am had acquired years of knowledge serving such remote locations in all parts of the world, they had local contacts in the hotel industry, tourist bureau's, they had pull with the local branches of Government. They were the "go-to" carrier for any and all questions about a foreign destination. I...

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by Braniff1960
Fri May 26, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest @ Atlanta
Replies: 96
Views: 7658

RE: Southwest @ Atlanta

WN is doing VERY WELL at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>, with the delays.... <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> cannot keep up with demand at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvani...

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by Braniff1960
Mon May 22, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK Vs EWR
Replies: 79
Views: 9833

RE: JFK Vs EWR

You know, this might be a <acronym title="Vanguard Airlines (USA)">NJ</acronym> -vs- NY thing, not <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> -vs- <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</...

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by Braniff1960
Sun Apr 23, 2006 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Airport Webcams
Replies: 7
Views: 12195

Live Airport Webcams

Does anyone know if there is a site that lists Live Airport Webcam locations?

Sorry if this was posted to the wrong forum or already exists.

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by Braniff1960
Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways To End Service To Four Cities From PIT!
Replies: 121
Views: 13185

RE: US Airways To End Service To Four Cities From PIT!

Does anyone know how long US has served these cities from <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>? 40 years maybe???? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0115937/L/" tar...

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by Braniff1960
Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do Airlines Wash Their Planes?
Replies: 43
Views: 20271

RE: Where Do Airlines Wash Their Planes?

All I know is UPS has the cleanest TRUCKS in the world, so their PLANES must be just as clean! Don't' know how they do it! But this old girl sure looks darn CLEAN!!!!!!!!!!! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0982531/L/" target="_blank">Vie...

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by Braniff1960
Mon Jan 30, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL 86/ 96 And Runway Length
Replies: 83
Views: 17918

RE: IL 86/ 96 And Runway Length

I don't care how HEAVY they are. No aircraft should use up a runway like this (above)! This cannot be safe! Why would any passenger choose to fly aboard these aircraft is beyond me!

Unbelievable!

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by Braniff1960
Thu Jan 05, 2006 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US A330's Damaged Due To Lightning Strikes
Replies: 38
Views: 11953

RE: US A330's Damaged Due To Lightning Strikes

I live 10 minutes from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> and heard 1 or 2 strikes at the most. As an avid weather nut in addition to an airliner nut, I can assure all of you there was NO SEVERE TSTM ACTIVITY ANYWHERE NEAR <acronym title="Phi...

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by Braniff1960
Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wants Out Of PHL?!
Replies: 120
Views: 12732

RE: WN Wants Out Of PHL?!

I think the only reason you started this thread was to get "our" reaction. In now way will <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> pull out of <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. Yeah, and a friend of mine who works for US in <...

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by Braniff1960
Thu May 05, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hilarious Video
Replies: 36
Views: 15109

RE: Hilarious Video

That is the funniest FREAKING thing I have ever seen!

THANKS!

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by Braniff1960
Tue Mar 22, 2005 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does WN Not Fly Any Red-eyes?
Replies: 48
Views: 11953

RE: Why Does WN Not Fly Any Red-eyes?

Burberry753:

I dont think any info has been released in the states as yet, but I just watched the trailer and it looks good.

http://www.dreamworks.com/redeye/

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by Braniff1960
Sun Mar 13, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Virgin USA?
Replies: 42
Views: 7902

RE: What Ever Happened To Virgin USA?

All you have to do is read the website:




http://virginamerica.com/Main.aspx

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by Braniff1960
Wed Mar 02, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B727-200 The Most Beautiful Plane In The Sky
Replies: 94
Views: 12962

RE: B727-200 The Most Beautiful Plane In The Sky

I agree, the Seven Two Seven is gracious. I was 12 years old in 1972 and boarded my first airline flight at <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym> on Eastern via the forward airstairs. The 727-25 was freshly washed and ...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Feb 23, 2005 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is The BIG WN News?
Replies: 41
Views: 12539

Where Is The BIG WN News?

Anybody hear anything?

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by Braniff1960
Fri Jan 07, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying EWR-HNL On CO (1980's)
Replies: 11
Views: 4602

Flying EWR-HNL On CO (1980's)

Are your sure <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> operated non-stop <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> svc in th...

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by Braniff1960
Fri Jan 07, 2005 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Trans-atlantic New....
Replies: 40
Views: 8170

RE: CO Trans-atlantic New....

The amazing thing about <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is that it could just about pick any city in the world and make money doing it by serving it from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>! No other US airline has the...

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by Braniff1960
Mon Nov 08, 2004 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Force One - Impeccable
Replies: 42
Views: 11520

RE: Air Force One - Impeccable

Is it me or does it look like the Air Force uses Armorall on the tires!?!? Check out the shine on the front right nose gear tire! NICE! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/697010/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/697010/...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Aug 18, 2004 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Park And Braniff
Replies: 12
Views: 5277

RE: South Park And Braniff

While we are on the subject of <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> shows, and I am sorry if this has been asked before but, does anyone know why Jerry Seinfeld had what looked to be an enlarged "<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</ac...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Aug 11, 2004 2:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unpopular Destinations With Crewmembers
Replies: 102
Views: 14097

RE: Unpopular Destinations With Crewmembers

I would say that the BEST layovers are airports CLOSE to the DOWNTOWN
area's.

Can you imagine staying at Mirabel or Denver?

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by Braniff1960
Fri Aug 06, 2004 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia...hmmm
Replies: 11
Views: 2226

RE: Philadelphia...hmmm

Hey boeing727; Its true. You picked 2 of the worst days to fly in/out of <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. Sunday was hell. I live about 10 minutes from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acr...

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by Braniff1960
Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aeroflot's New Logo
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

RE: Aeroflot's New Logo

I think it looks SMART!

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by Braniff1960
Thu Jul 22, 2004 1:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Worst Hub Airport?
Replies: 98
Views: 11094

RE: World's Worst Hub Airport?

If you arrived and it was raining, its a TERRIBLE airport!

If you arrived and it was sunny and no delays, it was a GREAT airport.



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by Braniff1960
Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways' PHL "Secret Weapon?"
Replies: 41
Views: 7505

RE: USAirways' PHL "Secret Weapon?"

WN is doing just fine at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> and if anything, attracting more PAX to <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> for both <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)...

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by Braniff1960
Mon Jul 12, 2004 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Feeling The 'pinch' At PHL?
Replies: 44
Views: 6197

RE: WN Feeling The 'pinch' At PHL?

GUESS <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> CAUSING A REAL "STIR" <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvani...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Jun 30, 2004 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Past Airlines!
Replies: 16
Views: 2153

RE: Past Airlines!

<acronym title="Midwest Airlines (Egypt) and Aerotransportes Mas (Mexico)">MY</acronym> FIRST FLIGHT $31.00 USD FROM OTTAWA-NEWARK. 1972. EASTERN 727-100 <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/545767/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href=...

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by Braniff1960
Fri Jun 25, 2004 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reversing Thrust In Mid Air
Replies: 16
Views: 11618

RE: Reversing Thrust In Mid Air

I knew I had seen this before. Guess it's true! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/348313/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/348313/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/1/3/348313.jpg" ALT="Click ...

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by Braniff1960
Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest"s "Blue" Livery Is Ugly..
Replies: 22
Views: 3974

RE: Southwest"s "Blue" Livery Is Ug

SOUTHWEST Started it's life in the "southwest" CANYONLAND - the colors of the southwest USA, if you look at that region of the country you will see lot's of Ochre and Orange, with Red sunsets and Bright Blue Skies!

I think it's colorful and easy to "spot"

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by Braniff1960
Mon Jun 14, 2004 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Load Factors At PHL
Replies: 1
Views: 2875

WN Load Factors At PHL

Anybody know how WN is doing in PHL

Load factors?

On Time performance?

Sorry if this has been discussed already.

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by Braniff1960
Sat Jun 12, 2004 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest "Flying Low" Into PHL
Replies: 19
Views: 6105

RE: Southwest "Flying Low" Into PHL

I doubt <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is doing anything different from any other carriers, including using runway 17/35 as stated they would by thousands of A.net users! I have seen <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> taxi out to the 2 parallel runways and...

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by Braniff1960
Sun Jun 06, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever See Severe Weather At An Airport Or Inflight?
Replies: 21
Views: 5157

RE: Ever See Severe Weather At An Airport Or Infli

I was stationed at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, Hawaii, on my Christmas leave in December of 1983, flying back home to <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> on a World Airways DC-10, about 3 hours out of <acronym title="Honolulu - International /...

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by Braniff1960
Thu May 27, 2004 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CP Air Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2542

RE: CP Air Question

According to Airliners Magazine (Mar/Apr 2004) the Logo, comprised of a triangle, a segment of a circle and a square. The triangle indicated motion, the circle reflected global service and the square signified stability.

I too liked CP Air's colors!

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by Braniff1960
Sat May 22, 2004 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Montreal Good Old Times
Replies: 17
Views: 2845

RE: Montreal Good Old Times

Flew an <acronym title="European Regions Airlines (Spain)">EA</acronym> L-1011 from <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> in 1976. They ha...

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by Braniff1960
Sat May 22, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why No Southern Airways?
Replies: 7
Views: 923

Why No Southern Airways?

Why is Southern Airways (SO) <defunct> not listed in the Search For section under AIRLINES? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/176431/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/176431/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC=...

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by Braniff1960
Sat May 22, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The New Pan Am Doing?
Replies: 10
Views: 6973

RE: How Is The New Pan Am Doing?

PanAm III has been around for several years now, its part of
Boston Maine Airways.

They seem to start and stop new service every
few months. Sanford, Portsmouth, Gary, Allentown, San Juan

Is nothing like the ORIGINAL!

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by Braniff1960
Mon May 10, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Fares On CO
Replies: 8
Views: 2419

RE: High Fares On CO

Being a travel agent I can tell you that most major discounts are not posted into the system more than 6 months out. I would start checking for March 2005 in late October or early November. Remember, you might want to book a "package deal" which will in most cases five you the best airfare. Some peo...

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by Braniff1960
Mon May 10, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement For CO At EWR
Replies: 17
Views: 4547

RE: Replacement For CO At EWR

CO is in what was supposed to be PeoplExpress' terminal C, as most of the posts above, I doubt <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> would ever leave <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>, in that whatever carrier purchased <a...

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by Braniff1960
Sun May 09, 2004 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN On PHL.ORG Website
Replies: 1
Views: 2422

WN On PHL.ORG Website

http://www.phl.org/flight_arrivals.asp

move down to 430pm and 530pm arrivals.

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by Braniff1960
Sun May 09, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAe-146 Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 6447

Check This Out - WN On PHL.ORG WEB

http://www.phl.org/flight_arrivals.asp

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by Braniff1960
Thu May 06, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Domestic Flights
Replies: 13
Views: 3307

RE: India Domestic Flights

AirbusfanYYZ is correct. After being in the Travel Business for over 22 years I would stay away from <acronym title="Indian Airlines">IC</acronym> and <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym>. JetAirways is the best choice. I have heard horror stories about <acronym title="Indian Airlines">IC</acrony...

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by Braniff1960
Mon Apr 26, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Scheduled Domestic U.S. Flight
Replies: 21
Views: 5338

RE: Longest Scheduled Domestic U.S. Flight

I think.....<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> is a 752 <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym t...

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