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by greggarious
Thu Aug 16, 2007 12:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Report: MIA-BOG-PSO And Back W/ AA & AV
Replies: 14
Views: 6974

RE: First Report: MIA-BOG-PSO And Back W/ AA & AV

Thanks so much for the kind words, everyone! <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#...

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by greggarious
Wed Aug 15, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Report: MIA-BOG-PSO And Back W/ AA & AV
Replies: 14
Views: 6974

RE: First Report: MIA-BOG-PSO And Back W/ AA & AV

Thanks mate! That is one point that I completely left out of my post: I haven't felt this safe in Colombia in years, particularly in and around Pasto. I had no trouble walking around by myself or with friends/cousins, even at night. From the perspective of someone on the outside looking in, Presiden...

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by greggarious
Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada - Toronto(YYZ) To Vancouver(YVR) W/pics
Replies: 21
Views: 33157

RE: Air Canada - Toronto(YYZ) To Vancouver(YVR) W/pics

Wow, great report of what appeared to be an awesome trip. I always feel the same way that you did before traveling. I'll definitely have to go to Vancouver one of these days (especially if 'Berto Luongo is still in town... I miss him as a Panther)

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by greggarious
Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Report: MIA-BOG-PSO And Back W/ AA & AV
Replies: 14
Views: 6974

First Report: MIA-BOG-PSO And Back W/ AA & AV

Hi folks! This is my first attempt at a trip report, so we'll see how it goes. It's rather lengthy, but I strove to be as comprehensive as possible. Back in early June I took a two-week trip with my family to Colombia for my cousin's wedding. My mom is originally from a city called Pasto (down in th...

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by greggarious
Tue Aug 14, 2007 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 380 Wing Seized By Plane Stupid
Replies: 82
Views: 20131

RE: 380 Wing Seized By Plane Stupid

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by greggarious
Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca In September In New MIA Terminal
Replies: 23
Views: 4417

RE: Avianca In September In New MIA Terminal

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by greggarious
Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 380 Wing Seized By Plane Stupid
Replies: 82
Views: 20131

RE: 380 Wing Seized By Plane Stupid

Good grief... They probably didn't even carpool when driving their SUVs to the docks! Amateurs!

Edit: I completely misspelled "amateurs"...  sarcastic 

[Edited 2007-08-13 23:25:13]

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by greggarious
Tue Aug 14, 2007 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca In September In New MIA Terminal
Replies: 23
Views: 4417

RE: Avianca In September In New MIA Terminal

Que buenas noticias! I'll have to make a point to fly <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> to Colombia next time I get the chance (especially if they start replacing the 767s with A330s within a couple of years). Terminal J is certainly a beautiful (if costly) addition to Miami Internati...

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by greggarious
Tue Aug 14, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Crew Ever Become Illegal And Walk Off A Plane?
Replies: 17
Views: 4593

RE: Any Crew Ever Become Illegal And Walk Off A Pl

Happened to me once (as a passenger, not a crew member!). Last April, I was flying from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> to <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym...

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by greggarious
Mon Aug 13, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744
Replies: 22
Views: 8805

RE: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744

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by greggarious
Mon Aug 13, 2007 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Country & City To Be In?
Replies: 62
Views: 5820

RE: What's Your Favorite Country & City To Be In?

Three countries (in no particular order):

The Netherlands
Colombia
Italy

Three cities:
Paris
Bogota
Amsterdam

Goodness, what a difficult thing to decide on!

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by greggarious
Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: London Costs: Heathrow Vs. Anywhere Else
Replies: 6
Views: 3562

RE: London Costs: Heathrow Vs. Anywhere Else

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: London Costs: Heathrow Vs. Anywhere Else
Replies: 6
Views: 3562

London Costs: Heathrow Vs. Anywhere Else

I believe that this is the correct forum for this topic. Anyhow: I'm spending my fall semester in London, and I'll have a lot of time over the next few months to travel around the continent. Seeing how the U.K. is an enormous base for traveling by air, it seems like a good idea to take a flight to s...

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Media Dramatizing Delays
Replies: 174
Views: 6281

RE: American Media Dramatizing Delays

Well, in a sense, hasn't media attention already been diverted towards the experience of the airline passenger? Stories of aircraft stuck on the tarmac for hours, diverted planes taking off without passengers, breaking out cots in terminals, etc. already show the potentially ghastly possibilities th...

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today Is 7/8/7 Did The 787 Took-off?
Replies: 25
Views: 11450

RE: Today Is 7/8/7 Did The 787 Took-off?

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today Is 7/8/7 Did The 787 Took-off?
Replies: 25
Views: 11450

RE: Today Is 7/8/7 Did The 787 Took-off?

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by greggarious
Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 757/767 Winglet Installation Progress
Replies: 2
Views: 5142

AA 757/767 Winglet Installation Progress

Hello, all! While the retrofitting of American's 737s with blended winglets appears to be nearing completion (just about every 737 I see these days has them), the airline's program to install winglets on their 757 fleet seems to be going a bit more slowly. Anyone know the timetable for the installat...

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF/KLM To Place 1B Order For 70-100 Seaters
Replies: 71
Views: 13266

RE: AF/KLM To Place 1B Order For 70-100 Seaters

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Whole Different American Airlines A300
Replies: 87
Views: 18067

RE: A Whole Different American Airlines A300

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Upgrading BOG-CCS-BOG To 5 X Daily!
Replies: 13
Views: 2842

RE: Avianca Upgrading BOG-CCS-BOG To 5 X Daily!

Sounds good for <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym>! I flew <acronym title="Bogota (Santa Fe de Bogota) - El Dorado (BOG / SKBO), Colombia">BOG</acronym>-PSO and back on a pair of F100s back in June, and they're wonderful birds. Will <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International...

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Whole Different American Airlines A300
Replies: 87
Views: 18067

RE: A Whole Different American Airlines A300

When do the leases expire on the unowned A300s? I mean, it can't be for another few years, as there's no replacement on the horizon until <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> puts in an order for the 787 (for the purposes of A300 replacement, the 783 perhaps?). Is there any way that...

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by greggarious
Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Other 747-8i Customers In Sight?
Replies: 123
Views: 15786

RE: Any Other 747-8i Customers In Sight?

I agree that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> is one of the likely frontrunners to place a 748I order by the end of the year. 748s for <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> also seem like the logical step forward for their 744 replacement (aren't some of them a bit long...

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by greggarious
Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Next Scheduled Flight Part 2?
Replies: 226
Views: 11298

RE: What's Your Next Scheduled Flight Part 2?

Let's see... on the 28th of August, I'll be flying <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> E170, and from <a...

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by greggarious
Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Name That Airport! North American Version
Replies: 97
Views: 9916

RE: Name That Airport! North American Version

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by greggarious
Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Name That Airport! North American Version
Replies: 97
Views: 9916

RE: Name That Airport! North American Version

Here's my contribution (not quite sure what medium you used, came out a bit differently): <img src="http://img.maps.yahoo.com/mapimage?MAPDATA=5OQB0ud6wXXRan_N.qmiKWD67luQRRYB4sdVfhEvGlZX3.YpQY2TUtuFpvd4x5WhK49LTByzk9btvfsmerSRKF3s.4kf6pSK7RIjFcN3R2Z2bJSk3G5vDNnrIV8T7JUVcABb.NINYOOSVAvLGvNEDp2yQvJlL...

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by greggarious
Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Name That Airport! North American Version
Replies: 97
Views: 9916

RE: Name That Airport! North American Version

That would be my hometown airport... MIA!!!

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by greggarious
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JQ - Charge You $15.00 To Apply For A Job!
Replies: 40
Views: 8223

RE: JQ - Charge You $15.00 To Apply For A Job!

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by greggarious
Mon Jul 30, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JQ - Charge You $15.00 To Apply For A Job!
Replies: 40
Views: 8223

RE: JQ - Charge You $15.00 To Apply For A Job!

I could think of worse possibilities. I payed about $500 a couple of years ago to apply to seven universities (around $70 per school). Last year I decided to transfer, so I wound up doing it twice. Like I said, it could be worse. The costs surrounding applying (and attending, but that's another stor...

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by greggarious
Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What If Delta Orders The 777-300ER?
Replies: 79
Views: 12525

RE: What If Delta Orders The 777-300ER?

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by greggarious
Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744
Replies: 22
Views: 8805

RE: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744

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by greggarious
Sat Jul 28, 2007 8:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: You Know Your An Aviation Fan When...
Replies: 99
Views: 7296

RE: You Know Your An Aviation Fan When...

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by greggarious
Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taxi Or Tow From Gate To Runway?
Replies: 16
Views: 8790

RE: Taxi Or Tow From Gate To Runway?

A few questions regarding the subject: While fuel costs would be lessened by pulling aircraft to the runway, what about time? If, for example, there was a distance of a couple of miles from the gate to the runway, how quickly could a tug pull an aircraft across said distance? Is there a significant ...

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by greggarious
Sat Jul 28, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: You Know Your An Aviation Fan When...
Replies: 99
Views: 7296

RE: You Know Your An Aviation Fan When...

A couple of things that came to my attention upon further review: <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse:...

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by greggarious
Sat Jul 28, 2007 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: You Know Your An Aviation Fan When...
Replies: 99
Views: 7296

RE: You Know Your An Aviation Fan When...

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by greggarious
Fri Jul 27, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744
Replies: 22
Views: 8805

RE: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744

Sounds good. I do like the idea of flying on a 744 (in the past I've only flown on an <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> 742... still an experience!), even if I don't get to accrue miles with American. It's far off in the distance, but I'll try to remember to do a trip report (hopefully I'...

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by greggarious
Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744
Replies: 22
Views: 8805

LHR-JFK: AA 772 Or BA 744

Good Afternoon! I'm looking to return from my semester abroad in London on the 15th of December. Right now, I'm looking to fly from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA -...

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by greggarious
Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coach To Business Upgrade On AA: Lucky Aberration?
Replies: 10
Views: 4215

RE: Coach To Business Upgrade On AA: Lucky Aberration?

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by greggarious
Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Minnesota Aviation Thread
Replies: 215
Views: 11569

RE: The Minnesota Aviation Thread

I think I saw the other day that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> flig...

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by greggarious
Thu Jul 26, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coach To Business Upgrade On AA: Lucky Aberration?
Replies: 10
Views: 4215

Coach To Business Upgrade On AA: Lucky Aberration?

Hi Folks! I finally took the time to register as a member on Anet. Yesterday, I took a couple of flights with American: <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 1231 from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</...

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