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by N62NA
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave
Replies: 157
Views: 13727

Re: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave

Newly-implemented state or local leave laws do not supersede a collective bargaining agreement's provisions that were in effect prior to the law being enacted. If a new contract comes into effect after the law, then the company has to abide by them, so that may be what's going on here. Exactly. And...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 100
Views: 10470

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

BA 742 used to fly EWR-LHR. Not sure if they ever used the 744 on it though.

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by N62NA
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.
Replies: 45
Views: 15243

Re: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.

Just to show (once again!) how idiotic "the press" is: https://gizmodo.com/video-captures-delta-airlines-md-88-engine-failing-mid-1836232799 According to Popular Mechanics, the MD-88 is the “oldest plane in service with any major U.S. airline” and has earned a notorious reputation among p...

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by N62NA
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.
Replies: 45
Views: 15243

Re: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.

Just to show (once again!) how idiotic "the press" is: https://gizmodo.com/video-captures-delta-airlines-md-88-engine-failing-mid-1836232799 According to Popular Mechanics, the MD-88 is the “oldest plane in service with any major U.S. airline” and has earned a notorious reputation among pi...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7353

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

Nice find, OP! Looks like it will be 2x daily on the A220 starting with the new winter schedule on Oct 27, 2019: DL2395 JFK 0800 IAH 1119 DL1921 JFK 1455 IAH 1814 DL2395 IAH 1158 JFK 1622 DL1921 IAH 1822 JFK 2245 I find these schedules so weird, for the very specific minutes .. I think in Europe th...

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by N62NA
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24866

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

3. Your comfort level as a pax does not have anything to do with your plane being NB or WB. It must be horribly uncomfortable to fly in a private jet as they are NB. Of course it does. Try sitting in a box 21 inches wide for 6 hours. That's about the width of an airline seat. It's a psychological t...

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by N62NA
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International gate 'slotting'
Replies: 34
Views: 5817

Re: EWR International gate 'slotting'

The new Terminal 1 (replacement for Terminal A) might help out by getting DL out of Terminal B.

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by N62NA
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8115

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

Noise wrote:
Guys, the other day I flew EWR-RDU at a cruising altitude of 7,000 feet. WTF!? Does that have to due with airspace congestion in and around NYC?


That doesn't sound right. What airline / flight number / date was this?

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by N62NA
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: La compagnie a321 start date
Replies: 28
Views: 8058

Re: La compagnie a321 start date

On the cabin... I wish they had broken it up with a mid cabin lav / galley. The way they have it setup, it looks like a very long tube or railway coach car.

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by N62NA
Thu May 30, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TK going to EWR or not?
Replies: 20
Views: 3826

Re: Is TK going to EWR or not?

If you guys don't mind me asking, what is the ultimate capacity for EWR? In terms of passengers, it could go well beyond where it is now by simply using larger aircraft. I suppose the actual number could be computed by taking the number of gates, figuring out the largest aircraft that could be at e...

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by N62NA
Wed May 29, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is TK going to EWR or not?
Replies: 20
Views: 3826

Re: Is TK going to EWR or not?

There is the new terminal replacing Terminal A coming online at some point. Maybe that will help.

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by N62NA
Tue May 21, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?
Replies: 76
Views: 10591

Re: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?

As mentioned above, A321s and 737s.

797 will replace the 763ERs.

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by N62NA
Fri May 03, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't America have an international leisure airline?
Replies: 56
Views: 9419

Re: Why doesn't America have an international leisure airline?

winginit wrote:
There was a lengthy thread on this exact topic last year here. The competitive landscape, drivers, or players have not changed. No need for a new thread.



Longstanding a.net etiquette has been not to revive such a long dormant topic. Hence, the new topic, and I welcome it.

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by N62NA
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where have all the planes gone at JFK?
Replies: 24
Views: 8078

Re: Where have all the planes gone at JFK?

Google maps lists the month and year at the bottom of the image.

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by N62NA
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Shows Off New Club Suite
Replies: 2
Views: 367

BA Shows Off New Club Suite

https://www.instagram.com/p/BvJVh2DHzqA ... hare_sheet
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This will be on the A350s. Does anyone know if this will replace the current J on all the A380 / 777 / 787 fleet?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BvJVh2DHzqA ... hare_sheet

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by N62NA
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Cockpit Crew Do on Long Haul Flights?
Replies: 44
Views: 6136

Re: What Do Cockpit Crew Do on Long Haul Flights?

A flight is made up of a series of waypoints, or locations in space through which the aircraft will pass. These are determined in advance as part of the flight plan, and entered into the navigation computer or system. Both crewmembers, or in the case of larger crews, each crew member, will check th...

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by N62NA
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Cockpit Crew Do on Long Haul Flights?
Replies: 44
Views: 6136

Re: What Do Cockpit Crew Do on Long Haul Flights?

Too bad nobody has provided a serious answer. Maybe the adults will show up soon.

This is a legitimate topic.

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by N62NA
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR International Future
Replies: 28
Views: 3916

Re: EWR International Future

My predictions are; UA will add 2 more European destinations for Summer 2020. This follows the trend of the past few years. UA adds HND daily with a 777-200er. TK enters the market in October.. Makes sense that we'll see more UA expansion. Air France, Qatar and ANA come to EWR within 5-7 years. May...

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by N62NA
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian ends ORY-EWR q1 - 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 3410

Re: Norwegian ends ORY-EWR q1 - 2019

cokepopper wrote:
I wonder if Delta would restart EWR-CDG


They could almost make it with one of their new A220s. ;-)

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by N62NA
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline alliances at EWR
Replies: 11
Views: 2184

Re: Airline alliances at EWR

I also find this interesting because up until the UA and CO merger, the main carrier at EWR was a skyteam member. I also know the airport had service from, AF, KLM and Aitalia in the past. But what really happened to Skyteam at EWR? I guess it was CO that was the SkyTeam member. It's not about the ...

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by N62NA
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tipping Flight Attendants Now Possible On Frontier Airlines
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Tipping Flight Attendants Now Possible On Frontier Airlines

This is interesting. I've had many flights where I have received superb service from a flight attendant that I would have wanted to tip them, but apparently it is against most airline's company policy for tips to be accepted. So instead, I give them one of those AA "AAplause" vouchers. Fro...

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by N62NA
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic jumbo usage question
Replies: 54
Views: 7695

Re: Domestic jumbo usage question

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GatorClark (the OP), you will love this website:

http://www.departedflights.com

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!
Replies: 10
Views: 1491

Re: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!

There are already some threads on this topic and similar ones. But I can make a short explanation. Jet2 actually has a grey/red/white livery. But they leased some Allegiant 757s, they liked it, and from that moment, Jet2 uses the Allegiant livery as their secondary one, even on 737s. Interesting. T...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!
Replies: 10
Views: 1491

Re: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!

There are already some threads on this topic and similar ones. But I can make a short explanation. Jet2 actually has a grey/red/white livery. But they leased some Allegiant 757s, they liked it, and from that moment, Jet2 uses the Allegiant livery as their secondary one, even on 737s. Interesting. T...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Bringing 787 to PHL
Replies: 4
Views: 1583

Re: AA Bringing 787 to PHL

Lucky for PHL. I guess MIA is still a few years off...

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by N62NA
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!
Replies: 10
Views: 1491

jet2Holidays and Allegiant Air - Exact Same Liveries!

Anyone ever notice this?



Are these airlines both owned by the same company?

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by N62NA
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11600

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

yochai wrote:
772's are moving from 280 pax F+J+Y to 320 pax J+PE+Y (Y goes to 3-4-3)



This was my first thought as soon as I read the title of this topic. Surprised it took 17 replies before someone mentioned this.

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by N62NA
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2018 US very large and large airports passenger rankings
Replies: 17
Views: 2452

Re: 2018 US very large and large airports passenger rankings

How things have changed at JFK. I remember a decade (or two?) ago when EWR actually had more passengers a year than JFK.

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by N62NA
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to go 77W on LAX-NRT/HND (developing)
Replies: 18
Views: 4570

Re: AA to go 77W on LAX-NRT/HND (developing)

The 77W on MIA-LAX and LAX-HND starts on JUN 06 2019. MIA-LAX will still have only one 777 on the 8 scheduled flights. 1 X 77W, 1 X 738, 6 X LAA 321s. As of now LAX-NRT stays 789. 1297 MIA 06:50 LAX 0905 77W 1297 LAX 13:10 MIA 21:27 77W 27 LAX 10:35 HND 14:20 77W 26 HND 16:25 LAX 10:40 77W eff JUN ...

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by N62NA
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Midwest really a flyover?
Replies: 66
Views: 4594

Re: Is Midwest really a flyover?

Flyover country is a political term referring to the elite wealthy, politicians and media that live on the east and west coast and have no understanding and disdain for "real" Americans that live everywhere else. That is exactly right. I hope if the mods are thinking of removing this post...

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by N62NA
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian launches MAD-BOS May19
Replies: 31
Views: 2800

Re: Norwegian launches MAD-BOS May19

a350lover wrote:
BOS had been also announced from MAD for the next summer 2019 by Primera Air, together with EWR and YYZ.


Primera Air? Didn't they cease operations a month or two ago?

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by N62NA
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 254
Views: 48978

Re: Air France will half it's A380 fleet

jayunited wrote:
flee wrote:
Airlines like DL, AA and UA could utilize the A380 from their hubs at ATL, EWR, DFW, LAX and SFO during the busy summer travel season but that only last for about 4-5 months what do you do with that same aircraft for the remainder of the year?


Just a quick correction: EWR can not handle the A380.

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by N62NA
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 5181

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

If PE operated their 747 Classic aircraft out of terminal C it would have been for outbound international flights only as no customs / immigration facilities were in that terminal then My one and only PE 747 flight arrived at Terminal C when it was just the headhouse in July of 1986. I remember wal...

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by N62NA
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 5181

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

But I always wondered if Newark Airport would ever "grow up" to be an important airport like LGA and JFK! Me too. Growing up in northern NJ in the 70s and early 80s, EWR was always the "also-ran" airport compared to the attention JFK and LGA got from the majors. UA, AA and TW us...

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by N62NA
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Describe AA in 3 Words Article
Replies: 117
Views: 13224

Re: Describe AA in 3 Words Article

I am squarely in the minority here. Consistently good service. I am just about to make Platinum for this year (tomorrow's flight) so I have flown with them more than just a handful of times. I have found the flight attendants to range from good to excellent (usually the MIA based ones have been the ...

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by N62NA
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 130911

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

When are the final 2 787-9 supposed to be delivered? The remaining 25 won't be delivered until 2023. The 41st B787-9 currently shows a delivery date of 1-17-19, coming out of CHS. The 42nd aircraft currently does not show a delivery date. And still not a single 787 for MIA. I guess we'll need to wa...

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by N62NA
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?
Replies: 46
Views: 7408

Re: UAX EWR route cuts: Which are next?

drdisque wrote:
PQI's EAS is held by UA, not SkyWest and it's operated by Commutair. Regardless, it's not going anywhere. I agree that PVD and any remaining upstate NY airports other than BUF are likely next.


Next as in discontinued and shifted to IAD?

UA/CO (and PE before it) has flown EWR-SYR for decades.

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by N62NA
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American Airlines First Class
Replies: 3
Views: 1204

Re: American Airlines First Class

I don't see them adding it on the 787s, nor restoring it to the 772s, however I do believe they will continue to offer it on the 77W and 321T fleet.

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by N62NA
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica
Replies: 7
Views: 4523

Re: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica

Nice report. I hope to postpone my first flight on the AA MAX 8 for as long as possible.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA JFK to CDG, MAD, and MIA 767 Replacements
Replies: 25
Views: 5245

Re: AA JFK to CDG, MAD, and MIA 767 Replacements

The bigger question is what will AA do once the 763s are gone on the above mentioned routes out of MIA and PHL?

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 4298

Re: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

Miami wrote:
AA's team at MIA has been getting training to handle the 787 for some time now. But it'll probably be when the 767 starts disappearing.


I suspect the same. Though the 763s have been disappearing for quite a while now from the network. I guess you mean when the 763s flying now are withdrawn.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 56
Views: 9544

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

If this tax is going to fund PATH extension to EWR, does anyone think it will ever be rolled back once the PATH extension is completed?

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?
Replies: 15
Views: 4298

When Will AA Start Operating 787 At MIA?

So far, I've heard / read nothing about this. Anybody have any actual information on this?

If I were to guess, I would presume it would be when the last 763 is retired.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 11351

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

UA HYS-SLN OCT 1.7>1.3[0] NOV 1.8>1.4[0] DEC 1.6>1.2[0] JAN 1.7>1.3[0] FEB 1.7>1.3[0] MAR 1.7>1.3[0] APR 1.7>1.3[1.3] MAY 1.7>1.3[1.7] JUN 1.7>1.3[1.7]

Hayes KS to Salina KS? Odd.

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by N62NA
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 103
Views: 26125

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

I enjoy flying the AA 763 on MIA-ORD/PHL/JFK. Hoping they don't get replaced with A321/738 on these domestic runs.

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by N62NA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 51
Views: 8921

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

Why should it be KQ1? What's the rationale? If the return flight is KQ2, it would make sense that this flight would be KQ1. You know, flight to premiere NYC / USA gateway airport kind of thing. That aside, if DL isn't cooperating with them, I wonder why they didn't pick EWR over JFK. Because EWR is...

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by N62NA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 51
Views: 8921

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

This appears to be a UN-oriented route, similar to the reason why JFK-GVA exists. That said, why is there no KQ1? (This will be flight 2 outbound to JFK and flight 3 returning.) The only thing I can think of is, if KQ has had reason to retire flight 1 for some past incident. Why should it be KQ1? W...

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by N62NA
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13722

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

Am I being mean or do you seem to know next to nothing about the USA? In the USA prople want frequency to fly WHEN their schedule permits it. They do not wait until certain times of day or days of the week to fly. They fly when the funds and opportunities exist. That thinking might work somewhere e...

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