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by ramprat74
Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Damaged Aircraft In AUS
Replies: 34
Views: 11583

Damaged Aircraft In AUS

High winds from the storms moved some aircraft this morning. <a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/finklejag/IMG_2035_zps3wfrls78.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v209/finklejag/IMG_2035_zps3wfrls78.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/a...

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by ramprat74
Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FA Busted With Much Coke At LAX Pleads Not Guilty
Replies: 25
Views: 6029

RE: FA Busted With Much Coke At LAX Pleads Not Guilty

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/buzzard302" class="quote" target="_blank">buzzard302</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Probably a legal formality in order to...

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by ramprat74
Sun Apr 24, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle At YYZ
Replies: 16
Views: 7813

RE: Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle At YYZ

Ramp tugs weigh about 8,000lbs/3,600kg

That's over double the weight of a normal car.

[Edited 2016-04-23 18:18:46]

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by ramprat74
Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA-SFO Nonstop United Starts Sept 8
Replies: 20
Views: 7642

RE: OMA-SFO Nonstop United Starts Sept 8

Too bad they outsourced my United co-workers in OMA. The new vendor is a joke! I work with three guys that were furloughed from there.

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by ramprat74
Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moses Lake Still Used By Boeing And Airliners?
Replies: 16
Views: 4006

RE: Moses Lake Still Used By Boeing And Airliners?

Business lunch in Moses Lake, <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym>? You must of been at SGL? JAL trained their 747 cockpit crews at Moses Lake for 40 years. They even had a hangar. <img src="http://www.patriotfire.com/files/library/moses-lake-hangar02_gl.jpg" width="567" height...

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by ramprat74
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

They're replacing the fuel pit on C-1 right now. They will be doing the same thing to E-4 soon.

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by ramprat74
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

I guess the rumors we heard this week are true. Maybe they should keep <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> over on the south side and move <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to D2, D4, <acronym title="Inter Air (South Africa)">D6</acronym>, <acronym title="Diamond ...

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by ramprat74
Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ANA787" class="quote" target="_blank">ANA787</a> (<a href="#153" class="quote">Reply 153</a>):<br/><i>By the way, did Air Canada finally hire it...

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by ramprat74
Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Shut Down Due To WX
Replies: 56
Views: 18284

Denver International Shut Down Due To WX

When I worked at Stapleton, we were told that DIA would never shut down.

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by ramprat74
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

The east hangar is smaller then the west one. You can see they added on for the west one at some time.

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by ramprat74
Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

I believe those two hangars were for <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135's. The <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135 is 131ft long and the wingspan is 131ft. The 737-900 is 138ft long and the wingspan is 117ft. So the Airbus fleet would ...

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by ramprat74
Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

I just heard United might lease one of the old AFR hangars on the south side of <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> for line maintenance. I would think it might be this one seeing it is the larger of the two empty ones. <a href="http://binged.it/1QV3oGB...

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by ramprat74
Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Mechanics Vote Down Company Proposal
Replies: 15
Views: 3982

RE: United Mechanics Vote Down Company Proposal

I wished my IAM brothers would of stood up to the company and voted like this. All they saw was the signing bonus and retro and didn't care about the company outsourcing 50 stations.

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by ramprat74
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

The construction has already started on the concourse A-B-C new exit. The Brookstone was closed in the south atrium and they are building the new exit into the south ticket lobby. They are building new restrooms next to D2 and after they are completed, they will close the ones in the north atrium. T...

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by ramprat74
Fri Feb 12, 2016 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11
Replies: 204
Views: 18820

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 11

We were just told today that the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> swap at <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> won't happen until Spring 2018 now. I have a feeling the recent <acr...

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by ramprat74
Wed Feb 03, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tipping Problems On Tail-Heavy UA 739s
Replies: 132
Views: 44802

RE: Tipping Problems On Tail-Heavy UA 739s

I don't care how United's management spins their PR on the 737-900. It will never be a 757-200 replacement. I would rather work a bulked out 757 over the 900 any day. The headroom alone in the pit makes a huge difference.

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by ramprat74
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10
Replies: 221
Views: 17128

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#156" class="quote">Reply 156</a>):<br/><i>So does anyone have any idea what gate <ac...

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by ramprat74
Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Do ANC-GEG N/s
Replies: 79
Views: 8592

RE: AS To Do ANC-GEG N/s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HPRamper" class="quote" target="_blank">HPRamper</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Wasn't Spokane-Calgary an old <acronym t...

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by ramprat74
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10
Replies: 221
Views: 17128

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/intotheair" class="quote" target="_blank">intotheair</a> (<a href="#131" class="quote">Reply 131</a>):<br/><i>So <acronym title="United Airlines...

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by ramprat74
Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10
Replies: 221
Views: 17128

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pnwpdx" class="quote" target="_blank">pnwpdx</a> (<a href="#121" class="quote">Reply 121</a>):<br/><i>How many gates is <acronym title="United A...

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by ramprat74
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10
Replies: 221
Views: 17128

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10

I was thinking the same thing. The E-175 sits to high for ground boarding. As of right now, <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> off loads one E-175 on the A concourse at night. They bought a huge double decker mobile stairs for this purpose. I still can't figure out how this improves...

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by ramprat74
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Human Waste Falling From The Skies?"
Replies: 35
Views: 12343

RE: "Human Waste Falling From The Skies?"

<a href="http://ww1.hdnux.com/photos/37/54/45/8309068/7/920x920.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://ww1.hdnux.com/photos/37/54/45/8309068/7/920x920.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://ww1.hdnux.com/photos/37/54/45/8309068/7/920x920.jpg" width="650" height="421" alt="http://ww1.hdnux.com/photos/3...

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by ramprat74
Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10
Replies: 221
Views: 17128

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 10

It looks like in the very near future the <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Republic">POP</acronym> will close down <acronym title="Aero Asia Airlines (Pakistan)">E4</acronym> and <acronym title="Samara Airlines (Russian Federation)">E5</acronym> an...

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by ramprat74
Tue Dec 15, 2015 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Homeless People Take Over LGA
Replies: 66
Views: 21685

RE: Homeless People Take Over LGA

At <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>, the Port police kick out the homeless. It started being a problem when the light rail came to the airport. I work at the airport and I can spot a homeless person pretty quick. They now walk around with a suitcase ...

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by ramprat74
Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Picks Illy For The New Coffee
Replies: 61
Views: 10005

United Picks Illy For The New Coffee

It looks like illy won the taste test and will supply the coffee for United starting in 2016. One thing that the co-workers complained about was the taste of the water in the cabin because the company removed the water filters. Lets see if the new managment team listens to the <acronym title="Safair...

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by ramprat74
Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 9
Replies: 212
Views: 16271

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 9

I don't know why they are not razing the old United <acronym title="Gothenburg - City / Save (GSE / ESGP), Sweden">GSE</acronym> building and Flight kitchen along with the cargo building? The Port is letting United use their glycol tanks at the <acronym title="Gothenburg - City / Save (GSE / ESGP), ...

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by ramprat74
Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Paint Lines?
Replies: 6
Views: 2342

RE: Boeing Paint Lines?

Associated Painters <acronym title="Spokane - International (Geiger Field) (GEG / KGEG), USA - Washington">GEG</acronym> hangar can hold up to a 737-900. <a href="https://evbdn.eventbrite.com/s3-s3/eventlogos/5779559/southwesthangar.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="https://evbdn.eventbrite.com/s3-s3/e...

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by ramprat74
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces New SNA-STS, RNO Service
Replies: 61
Views: 9115

RE: AS Announces New SNA-STS, RNO Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HiFlyerAS" class="quote" target="_blank">HiFlyerAS</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>At some point, they will need to add a s...

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by ramprat74
Tue Nov 03, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces New SNA-STS, RNO Service
Replies: 61
Views: 9115

RE: AS Announces New SNA-STS, RNO Service

The small STS terminal is going be a busy place next summer. They're going to need more seating pre and post security for sure.

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by ramprat74
Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends Airport Outsourcing Until 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 9576

RE: United Suspends Airport Outsourcing Until 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/shuttle9juliet" class="quote" target="_blank">shuttle9juliet</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Sacramento -...

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by ramprat74
Sun Nov 01, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends Airport Outsourcing Until 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 9576

RE: United Suspends Airport Outsourcing Until 2017

The only reason the company would send this info to the media is to boost their stock price. The company already knows they can't outsource anything else under the current CBA.

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by ramprat74
Sat Oct 31, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends Airport Outsourcing Until 2017
Replies: 39
Views: 9576

RE: United Suspends Airport Outsourcing Until 2017

I felt all warm and fuzzy reading this today. I can now go out and buy that new weed eater I also wanted. 1. The company already outsourced what they wanted. 2. Posted six days after shutting down <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</...

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by ramprat74
Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Battleship Livery Tested In Lighter Colors
Replies: 30
Views: 21862

RE: United Battleship Livery Tested In Lighter Colors

It also had black outlined letters. <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/United-Airlines/Boeing-727-222-Adv/0219114/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/United-Airlines/Boeing-727-222-Adv/0219114/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/...

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by ramprat74
Sat Oct 24, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 9
Replies: 212
Views: 16271

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 9

I get off work at 9pm and I'm amazed how much car traffic <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> has on Airport Way. Just last night the arrivals was backed up to the Atlantic terminal. This seems to happen every night and it's not even peak summer season....

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by ramprat74
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A (Semi) United Brand Refresh
Replies: 83
Views: 24481

RE: A (Semi) United Brand Refresh

The globe would've looked good and modern on this livery. <a href="http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinerphotos/photos/big/00013901.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairlinerphotos/photos/big/00013901.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.cardatabase.net/modi...

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by ramprat74
Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A (Semi) United Brand Refresh
Replies: 83
Views: 24481

RE: A (Semi) United Brand Refresh

As a sUA employee, I don't mind the globe logo. What I don't care for is the 1990's sCO paint scheme.

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by ramprat74
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: More Flying And Football ATL-DEN-BOI-SLC-ATL
Replies: 11
Views: 6349

RE: More Flying And Football ATL-DEN-BOI-SLC-ATL

The famous <acronym title="Belavia (Belarus)">B2</acronym>. <a href="http://i.imgur.com/tncS74I.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://i.imgur.com/tncS74I.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/tncS74I.jpg" width="650" height="488" alt="http://i.imgur.com/tncS74I.jpg" border="0"/></a> <a h...

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by ramprat74
Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down
Replies: 261
Views: 37094

RE: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down

He is coming from CSX, and I would hope he had a working relationship with the Unions.

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by ramprat74
Sat Sep 05, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Close HNL And DTW Res Centers
Replies: 81
Views: 12344

RE: UA To Close HNL And DTW Res Centers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/strfyr51" class="quote" target="_blank">strfyr51</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i> The Company will really only be saving ...

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by ramprat74
Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 8
Replies: 227
Views: 21786

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 8

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ana787" class="quote" target="_blank">ana787</a> (<a href="#131" class="quote">Reply 131</a>):<br/><i>For that matter does anyone have any insig...

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by ramprat74
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Announces PDX To MCI, MSP, & OMA
Replies: 55
Views: 10094

RE: Alaska Announces PDX To MCI, MSP, & OMA

With all these new flights coming to <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>, Alaska will have to lease half the D concourse gates along with the E concourse gates to fit their schedule. I see them using D2-D10 on the south side and E1-E-4 for the E-175 and...

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by ramprat74
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 8
Replies: 227
Views: 21786

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 8

You can see the original 1950's Terrazzo floors at PDX right now. A huge section in front of Beaches. I like it better then the carpet, and it brightens up the terminal.

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by ramprat74
Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Adding DEN, ORD Mainline @ OKC
Replies: 20
Views: 4806

RE: UA Adding DEN, ORD Mainline @ OKC

Get rid of mainline employee's and then bring in mainline aircraft. Seems about right.

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by ramprat74
Tue Jun 02, 2015 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 7
Replies: 204
Views: 14772

RE: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 7

After looking at that <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Republic">POP</acronym> pdf. I find it interesting they want to make new concourse exits on both ends of the terminal. It looks like the old <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acro...

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by ramprat74
Tue Jun 02, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Has Plans For BOS.
Replies: 62
Views: 16191

RE: Delta Has Plans For BOS.

Move DL where AA and UA are now and move UA to the A satellite.

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by ramprat74
Wed May 20, 2015 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Inaugural Flight To Portland
Replies: 52
Views: 9595

RE: Icelandair Inaugural Flight To Portland

The United Club is available for Saga Silver and Gold members, as United has the club contract for this flight.

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by ramprat74
Wed May 13, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 4
Replies: 203
Views: 21866

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 4

Is AA keeping both hangars, the new TWA refurbished one and old US Airways one?

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by ramprat74
Tue May 12, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Ramp Agent Killed At MDW
Replies: 50
Views: 22796

RE: SWA Ramp Agent Killed At MDW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N766UA" class="quote" target="_blank">N766UA</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>I spent 2 years on the ramp; I never saw any...

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