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by jumbojet
Sat Mar 20, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Czech Airlines Seat Mapper?
Replies: 1
Views: 2022

Czech Airlines Seat Mapper?

Hi! I am flying Czech airlines <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> March 25th, codeshare with Delta, flight # 8743 on March 25th. I booked the ai...

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by jumbojet
Sat Mar 20, 2004 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Placed Airbus Order
Replies: 80
Views: 7411

RE: Spirit Placed Airbus Order

These new Airbus planes will look sharp in Spirits new Livery.

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by jumbojet
Thu Mar 18, 2004 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question
Replies: 9
Views: 6102

RE: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question

Jeff, most people think Im nuts. I choose to fly Delta and connect for the opportunity at the upgrade and the thrill of the extra take-off and landing. Delta's service out of <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and <acronym ...

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by jumbojet
Thu Mar 18, 2004 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Want The Jumpseat After 9/11? Read This!
Replies: 20
Views: 7574

RE: Want The Jumpseat After 9/11? Read This!

several months ago, I was on a delta flight from atl into lga. The flight seemed at least 95% full. I was hanging out at the gate waiting to board when it seemed that an off duty delta pilot requested the jump seat to lga. It seemed that the gate agent/supervisor, after checking credentials and veri...

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by jumbojet
Thu Mar 18, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question
Replies: 9
Views: 6102

RE: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question

Jeff, very interesting, I didnt know that about delta flight #'s. Thanks for sharing. I am a dedicated Delta customer. I prefer Delta to the point I dont mind connections in <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> to get to my desti...

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by jumbojet
Thu Mar 18, 2004 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question
Replies: 9
Views: 6102

RE: Delta's 767-300 - Seating Question

Bustraveler, I logged onto Delta.com, and as a elite member, the seat diagram for your flight from atl to dfw, flight #1995 is sold out. There arent even any preferred seats for elite members. The only seat showing available is the last row center seat. On the 767-300 your on, rows 1-7 and 10, 11 ar...

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by jumbojet
Wed Mar 17, 2004 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 4053

RE: Spotting At SFO

there is some information on this website.

http://members.aol.com/planespot/144.htm

Not sure if it is still accurate though. Also, try www.planespotting.com the website is down right now but contains lots of useful info on plane spotting at all airports all over the world.


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by jumbojet
Sun Mar 14, 2004 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One Pass Vs SkyMiles, Who's Best?
Replies: 5
Views: 4804

One Pass Vs SkyMiles, Who's Best?

I'd like to hear everyones opinion on the recent changes to the One Pass program and the Sky Miles program and as a result of these changes, which is the best airline to fly. Please consider upgrades, reaching elite status, MQM's and bonus miles. It seems that One Pass has the easiest way to reach t...

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by jumbojet
Sat Mar 13, 2004 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Approach To LAX
Replies: 24
Views: 3517

RE: Approach To LAX

Departures from 24R are amazing as well. I recommend sitting on the Left side of the plane since you get the overview shot of <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> after turning back towards the states. If you've got good eyes and its a clear day, ...

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by jumbojet
Fri Mar 12, 2004 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deathbed On Singapore Airlines
Replies: 49
Views: 14248

RE: Deathbed On Singapore Airlines

ok, lets be realistic here for a second. If there was an inflight emergency due to a medical condition which resulted in someones death and the flight was 3 to 4 hours away from landing at the nearest airport, what else are you going to do with the corpse? Does the plane continue to its destination ...

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by jumbojet
Fri Mar 12, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St Maarten Extending Runway Soon :-(
Replies: 22
Views: 5588

RE: St Maarten Extending Runway Soon :-(

To realize these projects further land reclamation in the Simpson Bay Lagoon of approximately 227.000 m2 will be required. What this means, I am not sure. Since the article mentions nothing about runway extension, I am 100% positive it has everything to do with apron/facilities expansion. The runway...

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by jumbojet
Fri Mar 12, 2004 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St Maarten Extending Runway Soon :-(
Replies: 22
Views: 5588

RE: St Maarten Extending Runway Soon :-(

http://www.pjiae.com/ Not sure how to post the website as a working link so you might have to cut and paste. go to 'About PJIAE' This will answer most of your questions. Taken from the official website of <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles...

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by jumbojet
Fri Mar 12, 2004 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St Maarten Extending Runway Soon :-(
Replies: 22
Views: 5588

RE: St Maarten Extending Runway Soon :-(

Tappan, I was just recently plane spotting myself at <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>, January 22nd to be exact. Simpson bay is not that big of a bay to extend the runway that dramatically to have any kind of adverse affec...

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by jumbojet
Wed Mar 10, 2004 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL757 W/out Overhead Airjets?
Replies: 22
Views: 3410

RE: DL757 W/out Overhead Airjets?

I've been on quite a few of DL planes that don't have overhead adjustable air vents. Most noticeably on Song 757's. Must have something to do with saving $$$$$

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by jumbojet
Wed Mar 10, 2004 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Limit For A Pregnant Women To Fly!
Replies: 11
Views: 9953

RE: Limit For A Pregnant Women To Fly!

thats actually cool B747Skipper, Joking around with my <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym>, I told her it would be fascinating for our baby to be born on a plane at 39,000 feet. On a side note, would the airline actually make the parents pay for the diversion costs if one...

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by jumbojet
Tue Mar 09, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Limit For A Pregnant Women To Fly!
Replies: 11
Views: 9953

RE: Limit For A Pregnant Women To Fly!

More important is how comfortable your wife will be sitting in a coach seat at 7 to 8 months pregnant. That is, I assume you are referring to coach cabin. Maybe surprise her and get her a seat in first class? My <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> is 7 months, we just did...

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by jumbojet
Tue Mar 09, 2004 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Announce New Service From JFK
Replies: 165
Views: 16007

RE: JetBlue To Announce New Service From JFK

Here's another point to consider. <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym> will now service 5 major American airlines. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="Continental Ai...

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by jumbojet
Tue Mar 09, 2004 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Announce New Service From JFK
Replies: 165
Views: 16007

RE: JetBlue To Announce New Service From JFK

I'm surprised to hear <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym>. Whats interesting is that Delta just recently announced new service to <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Fr...

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by jumbojet
Sat Mar 06, 2004 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Pilots Become Obsolete?
Replies: 60
Views: 9725

RE: Will Pilots Become Obsolete?

I flew in from <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> yesterday into <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, visibility was zero at landing. I can only wonder how awesome the fee...

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by jumbojet
Sat Mar 06, 2004 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Pilots Become Obsolete?
Replies: 60
Views: 9725

RE: Will Pilots Become Obsolete?

as a related subject and not wanting to start a new topic, when visibilty is near zero like it was yesterday at JFK, who lands the plane? Auto pilot or pilot?

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by jumbojet
Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Pilots Become Obsolete?
Replies: 60
Views: 9725

RE: Will Pilots Become Obsolete?

Lets delve even further into the future now....... Not only may there be a 100% automated airplane, but there will be no need for a control tower. Computers will have at the same time taken away the job of the air traffic controller. Air traffic controllers, gone. Those computers integrated into the...

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by jumbojet
Wed Feb 25, 2004 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!
Replies: 86
Views: 19189

RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

At first, the thought of flying a 757 to Oslo made me gasp and comment to myself, never in a million years across the pond on a 757. Well, I have never flown across the pond on a 757 but I can tell you I have on a Airfrance 747 in ecomomy seating. It had the absolute worst leg room and seat pitch I ...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 24, 2004 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should I Fly Continental Or Delta?
Replies: 66
Views: 8769

RE: Should I Fly Continental Or Delta?

CODC10 Delta has the same upgrade policy, unlimited free upgrades for their 3 levels of medallion tiers based on availability. I do this all the time with Delta. I buy the L/U/T or K class ticket and wait for my upgrade window to auto upgrade me. I gotta check conts policy. I was once a dedicated <a...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should I Fly Continental Or Delta?
Replies: 66
Views: 8769

RE: Should I Fly Continental Or Delta?

All airlines lose baggage, all airlines have delays, and as to which will lose your baggage and/or have delays that particular day you travel is anyones guess. I've read all the above posts, and more importantly, another item to consider is this. Delta and Cont both are just about the same price and...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Post: AA777 Returns To JFK; Dumps Fuel
Replies: 16
Views: 5590

RE: NY Post: AA777 Returns To JFK; Dumps Fuel

The Post is the nantional Enquirer of Newspapers. If you read the www.1010wins.com article, its very blunt and to the point.


http://1010wins.com/topstories/winstopstories_story_054071631.html

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 16, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Was This Photo Taken?
Replies: 15
Views: 7729

RE: How Was This Photo Taken?

Speaking of TCAS, have there ever been any recorded accounts of TCAS being the deciding factor in averting a mid air collision?

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Apologizes For "Wing And A Prayer"
Replies: 0
Views: 3122

AA Apologizes For "Wing And A Prayer"

http://1010wins.com/topstories/winstopstories_story_045135052.html Didnt see this posted anywhere else Feb 14, 2004 1:49 pm US/Eastern (1010 WINS) (FORT WORTH, Texas) The head of American Airlines has apologized after a pilot suggested Christians on a flight discuss their faith with non-Christians. ...

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by jumbojet
Sat Feb 14, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Response RE: Flight 1798 POP To JFK
Replies: 1
Views: 3878

AA's Response RE: Flight 1798 POP To JFK

Some of you might remember a topic about a week ago. My friends flight from <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Republic">POP</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>,...

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by jumbojet
Wed Feb 11, 2004 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10362

RE: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

noonerlicious, first off, thats one of the best usernames I've seen on here. secondly, great pic of my friend sitting on the can. The <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> was telling the truth after all. Also, I gotta agree with AR385. If I am sitting in coach and all the bathrooms ar...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 10, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10362

RE: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

anyway, if my friend gets a letter back from AA, I will post it here for your amusement and chiding pleasure. I to liked the XXXX's

XOXOXO steve

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 10, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10362

RE: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

As I mentioned before, this is my friends account of what happened, I as well find the whole thing ammusing. I'm gold with <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> and get the complimentary upgrades all the time and I could give a rats azz if coach uses the biz/1st class lav. I'm sure the...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 10, 2004 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10362

This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

This is an accurate account of a recent flight a friend of mine had taken on American Airlines. This is his letter to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Before taking off on flight 1798 from <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Repub...

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A380 Fuselage, Nose & Landing Gear Photos
Replies: 85
Views: 45038

RE: New A380 Fuselage, Nose & Landing Gear Photos

Impressive, but not as graceful looking as the Boeing 747

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity
Replies: 107
Views: 19116

RE: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity

Does anyone know, did any christians on board raise their hands?

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity
Replies: 107
Views: 19116

RE: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity

that kind of conduct is innapropriate while traveling 550 mph 35,000 feet agl in a soda can without any of those passengers or FA's having the option to 'leave the room'. I for one can see how some passengers might have been scared.

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity
Replies: 107
Views: 19116

RE: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity

It's easy to tell the pilot from the non pilot on these posts. I applaud the pilots who defend their brother, but the pilot in question is wrong. I don't think <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> should go as far as to fire him, but some kind of disiplinary action should be taken.

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5052

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

concordeboy

no matter where it is, still gotta be the most comy seat around!!

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5052

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

Clearly, the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> biz class seems to be the most comfortable. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/125438/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/125438/M/" target="_blank">View ...

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do You Pass The Time At The Airport
Replies: 70
Views: 8778

RE: How Do You Pass The Time At The Airport

drink and plane watch

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5052

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

I've flown 763 biz class seat cdg to jfk this past December, and again this month, jfk to fco. I can't compare it to other airlines, but the 2-2-2 was just fine. For those with window seats, there is very little manuevering around to do to get to the aisle. The person in the aisle seat doesnt have t...

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL.........trouble Ahead
Replies: 82
Views: 8759

RE: DL.........trouble Ahead

thanks bicoastal,

Just wondering how the other airlines obtain this information?

to add, I do not want to see DL go BK. Their my fav airline. Hoping for the best for the pilots, employees, for everyone involved

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL.........trouble Ahead
Replies: 82
Views: 8759

RE: DL.........trouble Ahead

After reading all of these posts, the biggest problem between ALPA and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is trust. If there is no trust in anything, i.e. a relationhip, business deal, then it is bound to FAIL no matter what the circumstances are. So, to cut right to the chase, it s...

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Cancels 3 Flights To The US Today
Replies: 33
Views: 7883

RE: BA Cancels 3 Flights To The US Today

On one of the other flight cancellations from December of 2003, a 3 year old passenger shared a similar name to one that was on a watch list. This practice of cancelling flights based on outdated and antiquated techniques apparently needs some major overhauling. It is unacceptable for all of these c...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St Maarten, Flying Objects, Sharp Eyes & Arrest..
Replies: 7
Views: 3360

RE: St Maarten, Flying Objects, Sharp Eyes & Arrest..

I was actually there last week, Jan 20th to Jan 23rd. Anyone know what day of the week and what kind of plane it was? I am assuming it was a large jet?

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announce Major Growth & Investment At JFK
Replies: 65
Views: 7395

RE: Delta Announce Major Growth & Investment At JFK

Correct me if I am wrong, but won't this be Delta's first attempt at the Dominican Republic at <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym> ? This will directly compete with USAIR, <acronym title="American Ai...

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by jumbojet
Sat Jan 24, 2004 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 777 LAX-MCO, MCO-LAX
Replies: 21
Views: 4515

RE: DL 777 LAX-MCO, MCO-LAX

BN747 is correct. The <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> B777 on Delta is flight 114 and 115 respectfully. This is relatively new. As ...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Czech Airlines (CSA) Experiences
Replies: 7
Views: 4204

RE: Your Czech Airlines (CSA) Experiences

I'm flying CSA <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> in March on an A310. Code share with Delta actually. Glad to hear good things about CSA. I was...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 8648

RE: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN

Something to warm delta shareholders hearts. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> #50, ewr to fra has only 60 seats reserved for the Jan 26th flight, on a 764. Seems that if Delta has 164 pax for the similar flight then their doing a-ight

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 8648

RE: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN

PROSA,

Europe is off season. I am sure most of the majors have just as many empty seats as Delta. Nothing for share holders or sky miles members to worry about.

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by jumbojet
Tue Jan 13, 2004 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?
Replies: 33
Views: 4591

RE: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?

One other thing, since your airports are NYC, preferrably <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, keep in mind that <acronym title="Delt...

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