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by ramprat74
Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline Takes Back DEN CS, Contracts Others
Replies: 13
Views: 7141

RE: UA Mainline Takes Back DEN CS, Contracts Others

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>It might mean working a a <acronym title="Co...

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by ramprat74
Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Carry-on Crackdown
Replies: 137
Views: 25375

RE: United Carry-on Crackdown

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SeaMeFly" class="quote" target="_blank">SeaMeFly</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0...

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by ramprat74
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Clips Concrete Pillar At DFW
Replies: 33
Views: 15586

RE: AA Clips Concrete Pillar At DFW

It's a pretty tight gate.

http://binged.it/1fFatVw

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by ramprat74
Fri Feb 21, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Eliminating 240 Employees In Canada
Replies: 65
Views: 12742

RE: UA Eliminating 240 Employees In Canada

YVR was United's first international city. It has a lot of senior employees. I heard Air North won the contract for the race to bottom.

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by ramprat74
Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 1
Replies: 251
Views: 19639

Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 1

Don't expect the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>-<acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> to return this summer. <acronym title="United Airlines (US...

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by ramprat74
Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PDX Breaks Passenger Record: 15M In 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3963

RE: PDX Breaks Passenger Record: 15M In 2013

I know we (UA) didn't add much to these numbers. We keep replacing mainline with express. With <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> and <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: ...

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by ramprat74
Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Hangars At MDW
Replies: 12
Views: 5955

RE: TWA Hangars At MDW

EA did have a hangar at ORD. This was it. United used it for years. It might be vacant now.

http://binged.it/1c4NUs4

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by ramprat74
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Computer Schedules Retired/dead Crew Members!
Replies: 51
Views: 14170

RE: UAL Computer Schedules Retired/dead Crew Members!

I love how sCO folks love to say it's us sUA guys not wanting to learn the substandard sCO systems. The sCO workers are so use to dealing with these outdated systems in their everyday work lives, that they didn't know better. Even with the new overlay for Shares, it's still a good ten years behind w...

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by ramprat74
Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surfridge - LAX Ghost Town.
Replies: 26
Views: 17761

RE: Surfridge - LAX Ghost Town.

I see my brothers old apartment on W 99th Place is still standing. He lived there in 89-90 when working for AA Eagle. All those apartments were full of airline employees. It was a rough area though.

[Edited 2014-01-03 11:13:22]

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by ramprat74
Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OO: Why Different Version Of UA Battleship Gray?
Replies: 17
Views: 9200

RE: OO: Why Different Version Of UA Battleship Gray?

They were painted different to tell the UAX carriers apart from each other at the hubs.

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by ramprat74
Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo Hubs In Random Cities
Replies: 26
Views: 8755

RE: Cargo Hubs In Random Cities

I'm surprise no one has mentioned Wilmington Air Park. Former Clinton AFB turned into Airborne Express main hub. Then when they merged with DHL USA. The DHL operation moved from <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky...

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by ramprat74
Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline HQ/Hangar Combos
Replies: 25
Views: 4076

RE: Airline HQ/Hangar Combos

Ozark at STL.

http://binged.it/18wAoNh

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by ramprat74
Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 1
Replies: 251
Views: 19639

Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 1

Gate C-2 is a cute gate, and not leased by Alaska. They still run many flights out of it all day long. The new <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> should use the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> counter rather then the US counter in the arm pit of the lobby. <a...

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by ramprat74
Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Business: Smisek (UA) Is In Trouble
Replies: 161
Views: 28609

RE: Chicago Business: Smisek (UA) Is In Trouble

The latest from Smisek & Co. The 30,000 IAM members that ratified the latest <acronym title="Taca (El Salvador)">TA</acronym> that took affect November 1st. We got a IOU from the company regarding our retro, signing bonus, current pay raises. We will see them in 2014. The company tells us they a...

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by ramprat74
Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Reports Q3 2013 Earnings
Replies: 128
Views: 14140

RE: UAL Reports Q3 2013 Earnings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/COSPN" class="quote" target="_blank">COSPN</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>Outsourcing line stations wont help.. its the ...

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by ramprat74
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Reports Q3 2013 Earnings
Replies: 128
Views: 14140

RE: UAL Reports Q3 2013 Earnings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Wonder what the November cost announcement...

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by ramprat74
Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport In Movie Capt. Phillips
Replies: 13
Views: 11868

RE: Airport In Movie Capt. Phillips

I noticed <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym> used a lot in filming <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> commercials. They use the walled off section in Terminal 2 where Delta use to be. They still use the old terminal for movies an...

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by ramprat74
Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The History Of CRP (Corpus Christi, TX)
Replies: 32
Views: 5085

The History Of CRP (Corpus Christi, TX)

United had mainline in CRP back in the 80's, My sister in-law started her career there.

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by ramprat74
Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Announcement At MSP Today - New Cities
Replies: 45
Views: 11645

RE: Spirit Announcement At MSP Today - New Cities

Is there enough gate space in Terminal 2 for these extra flights?

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by ramprat74
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA Intl Terminal Expansion
Replies: 32
Views: 7707

RE: SEA Intl Terminal Expansion

They should of put the international gates in the new A years ago.

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by ramprat74
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS - Big Plans For Booming Airport
Replies: 64
Views: 19062

RE: AUS - Big Plans For Booming Airport

UA has inbounds from CUN and SJD that use gate 2. The PUA operation doesn't have enough gates at times during the day. When they finally combine the two ramp operations, they made need to move some airlines around on the west side.

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by ramprat74
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IL-76 In PDX...
Replies: 13
Views: 3716

RE: IL-76 In PDX...

I wonder why the Spirit Airbus is parked on the United cargo ramp?

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by ramprat74
Thu May 23, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Complete Lack Of Branding Strategy!
Replies: 144
Views: 14237

RE: United's Complete Lack Of Branding Strategy!

When walking through the <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> lobby. All I can think about is Walmart's Great Value brand. Just boring and generic. <img src="http://www.ahappyhippymom.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Walmart-Great-Value.png" width=...

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by ramprat74
Wed May 22, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Unveils New Uniforms
Replies: 99
Views: 23457

RE: United Unveils New Uniforms

Nobody on the Ramp or Customer Service likes these new uniforms. At least the mechanics got gray and dark blue ones. The pastel blue that the ramp has to wear, is a joke! I wonder how much money <acronym title="Stuart - Witham Field (SUA), USA - Florida">SUA</acronym> threw away by dropping Cynthia ...

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by ramprat74
Wed May 15, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worlds Earliest Depatures, How Early Do They Get?
Replies: 88
Views: 14926

RE: Worlds Earliest Depatures, How Early Do They G

I think what the OP was trying to ask is. At most line stations. The first departure of the day was always 6:00am or later. It's been like this since I started with my airline twenty years ago. I have noticed in the last few years. The departure times have been moving forward. We now have three pre-...

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by ramprat74
Sat May 11, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports Where Airliners Taxi Out Of Gate
Replies: 87
Views: 20384

RE: Airports Where Airliners Taxi Out Of Gate

I know LNK has long jetways that swing away from the plane. Most of the majors had mainline service to LNK back in the day. <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Lincoln,+NE&hl=en&ll=40.847194,-96.755192&spn=0.003834,0.005681&sll=45.543408,-122.654422&sspn=0.321245,0.727158&...

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by ramprat74
Fri May 10, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Channel 9 Question
Replies: 45
Views: 10062

RE: UA Channel 9 Question

The source is straight from the horses mouth, the company. It will be a sad day when channel 9 is gone!

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by ramprat74
Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Post Q1 Loss - $417mil Net
Replies: 210
Views: 18500

RE: UAL Post Q1 Loss - $417mil Net

Jeffy is already putting the blame on rising cost, including employee pay. It can't be the 30,0000 IAM members working under bankruptcy pay! In a bunch of stations. They have two companies performing the same job for over a year. The vendor ramp work should of been tossed out on March 3rd, 2012. The...

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by ramprat74
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS 767 With Blended Winglets
Replies: 11
Views: 6811

RE: UPS 767 With Blended Winglets

I saw that plane take off that day on 10L. I was sitting in my ready room. I thought to myself. I didn't know UPS had winglets on their 767-300F?

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by ramprat74
Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of Minneapolis-St.Paul International
Replies: 33
Views: 6059

RE: History Of Minneapolis-St.Paul International

Does anybody have a picture of the old Humphrey Terminal?

So back in the day. Northwest, North Central, Western, Braniff, United all had hangars at MSP.

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by ramprat74
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evergreen Sells Helicopter Arm To Erickson
Replies: 4
Views: 3068

RE: Evergreen Sells Helicopter Arm To Erickson

I didn't know Erickson Air-Crane was based in Portland now. They were down in Central Point for years. The Portland metro has two of the biggest heavy lift helicopter companies in the world based here now, Erickson and Columbia.

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by ramprat74
Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Ground Employees Vote No!
Replies: 131
Views: 16942

RE: United Ground Employees Vote No!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaverickM11" class="quote" target="_blank">MaverickM11</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>Why stay if it's been such a mess ...

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by ramprat74
Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Ground Employees Vote No!
Replies: 131
Views: 16942

RE: United Ground Employees Vote No!

I haven't had a raise since April 26th, 2009. I can live with the top out pay they offered. Just give some kind of cost of living raise every year. I don't care for them calling the retro pay, a signing bonus. That means it will be gift taxed! I don't like the language about how can they can outsour...

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by ramprat74
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Restart ORD-PDX
Replies: 63
Views: 11151

RE: AA To Restart ORD-PDX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bobloblaw" class="quote" target="_blank">bobloblaw</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Is <acronym title="Portland - Internatio...

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by ramprat74
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Restart ORD-PDX
Replies: 63
Views: 11151

RE: AA To Restart ORD-PDX

Good news for <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. I don't see them flying 3 flights a day though. We (UA) are only flying 2-3 flights right now. We usually go 5 flights in the summer. It's sad that they would restart this after they got rid of all the ...

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by ramprat74
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?
Replies: 24
Views: 10880

RE: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?

The last time we worked their charter flight here in <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. While I was pushing them out. I asked the Captain if they were growing. He said they just leased out the old Mesaba hangar at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Pau...

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by ramprat74
Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launching CLE-PDX
Replies: 43
Views: 8602

RE: UA Launching CLE-PDX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/izbtmnhd" class="quote" target="_blank">izbtmnhd</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>So now we're down to a unverifiable Ramp...

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by ramprat74
Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launching CLE-PDX
Replies: 43
Views: 8602

RE: UA Launching CLE-PDX

CLE days as a hub are numbered. In the new <acronym title="Taca (El Salvador)">TA</acronym> just sent out to the IAM. The company has <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> grouped with the large stations for job security, and not with the hubs. Thi...

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by ramprat74
Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont 767 Service
Replies: 45
Views: 12006

RE: Piedmont 767 Service

I flew on one in 1987. They had them on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLA...

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by ramprat74
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX History
Replies: 49
Views: 11412

RE: LAX History

I was born and raised in <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>. I never knew the original terminals were built below grade? Wow! <a href="http://jonproctor.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LAX-52366-1836.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://jonproctor.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LAX-52366-1836.j...

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by ramprat74
Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Use Of Split Terminals?
Replies: 35
Views: 8421

United's Use Of Split Terminals?

All ops at MCI are now in Terminal A. They now have six gates. (23-30). The old Midwest gates.

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by ramprat74
Sat Oct 20, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 'Groundbreaking' At Dulles (IAD)
Replies: 26
Views: 12029

RE: United 'Groundbreaking' At Dulles (IAD)

From the pic on the Employee's website. It will be just another boring gray building at Dulles. It's about time they built hangar at IAD. Now, how about a real concourse?

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by ramprat74
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Airbus Discontinued Routes
Replies: 27
Views: 10457

RE: Air Canada Airbus Discontinued Routes

PDX-YYZ started off as a A319. It's now a E-190. The flight operates from April-October.

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by ramprat74
Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UA/LAX To Temporarily House Space Shuttle
Replies: 17
Views: 10689

RE: UA/LAX To Temporarily House Space Shuttle

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B-787" class="quote" target="_blank">B-787</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>What a coincidence that <acronym title="United...

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by ramprat74
Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SeaPort Moves To The Main Terminal @ PDX
Replies: 12
Views: 4968

RE: SeaPort Moves To The Main Terminal @ PDX

They had free car valet service at the FBO. Their customers also had Hertz at the FBO. I have a feeling they won't last long at the main terminal. The Port will Nickel and Dime them to death.

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by ramprat74
Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SeaPort Moves To The Main Terminal @ PDX
Replies: 12
Views: 4968

SeaPort Moves To The Main Terminal @ PDX

SeaPort Airlines moved from the Atlantic FBO to the main Terminal on September 1st. Their ticket counter is next to United. As of right now. They are operating out of <acronym title="Bellview Airlines (Nigeria)">B3</acronym>. When the north ramp construction is completed. They will move down to E6. ...

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by ramprat74
Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Move Express Flights To Terminal 1 @ SFO
Replies: 23
Views: 10413

United To Move Express Flights To Terminal 1 @ SFO

I think this is a very good decision. Bring mainline flights back to the old Shuttle pier. This is from the Employee's website. "Since we began using gates in Terminal 1 in June at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> to augment our operation in...

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by ramprat74
Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Cargo Doubles PDX Service
Replies: 19
Views: 4083

RE: Asiana Cargo Doubles PDX Service

It's good to see the 747's back in <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>. During the Silicon Forest boom of the 90's. We had Air China Cargo, Korean Air Cargo, and Cargolux 747's flying into <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Ore...

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by ramprat74
Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PDX In Talks To Start Service To Mexico/S. Florida
Replies: 77
Views: 10525

RE: PDX In Talks To Start Service To Mexico/S. Florida

Like I mentioned up top. That picture was taken in the old Flightcraft hangar. You can see Marine Drive in the background. The two AMC hangars are a lot bigger. <img src="http://www.omen.com/f/fcraft.jpg" width="389" height="282" border="0"/><img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2284/1960723716_1...

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by ramprat74
Mon Aug 06, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PDX In Talks To Start Service To Mexico/S. Florida
Replies: 77
Views: 10525

RE: PDX In Talks To Start Service To Mexico/S. Florida

I read that same article in the Sunday Oregonian. It's just bad journalism from the Oregonian as usual. I stopped reading that dead fish rapper over tens years ago. My fiancee subscribes to it, not me.

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