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by avi8tir
Sat May 15, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New DL 763 ER Layout
Replies: 2
Views: 3575

New DL 763 ER Layout

A few days ago I posted about how my flights <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Nice - Cote d'Azur (NCE / LFMN), France">NCE</acronym> and <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</...

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by avi8tir
Tue May 11, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 763 ER Seat Config Changes?
Replies: 7
Views: 3808

DL 763 ER Seat Config Changes?

Is Delta changing around there seat configs on the 763s? I am booked for a europe trip this summer on 763s and had exit rows all the way through. When I booked there were 2 exit rows: 20 and 21. Now when I look at my itenrary it shows me in row 20, which is now the only exit row. I called <acronym t...

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by avi8tir
Wed Apr 28, 2004 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Take On The 7E7?!
Replies: 53
Views: 7011

RE: Whats Your Take On The 7E7?!

Does anyone here agree that the 7E7 slightly resembles the ERJ 170 or 190? just a thought.....

[Edited 2004-04-27 22:32:23]

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by avi8tir
Tue Apr 27, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX Incident On 4/21
Replies: 1
Views: 1976

PHX Incident On 4/21

I was in Rubios getting something to eat last night here in the OC and the person working the register had his arm all wrapped up in a sling. I asked him what happened and he said he was in an airplane crash. I inquired further and he said he was doing a long cross country from Chino - Phoenix and o...

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by avi8tir
Sat Apr 24, 2004 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loyal To The Death Or Cheapest Flight Possible?
Replies: 58
Views: 5788

RE: Loyal To The Death Or Cheapest Flight Possible?

My story....I am a loyal Delta flyer. I have grown up flying on Delta. My dad traveled an enormous amount when I was young and he would always take me with him when he traveled. Delta just always flew where he needed to go. I was fortunate enough to expereince plenty of First Class service since I w...

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by avi8tir
Sat Apr 24, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean Air
Replies: 5
Views: 1601

Aegean Air

I am about to book a flight <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> - <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> on Aegean Air. They s...

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by avi8tir
Thu Apr 15, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sleeping Tips On Long Flights
Replies: 39
Views: 13096

RE: Sleeping Tips On Long Flights

umm........A-L-C-O-H-O-L always works for me!  Smile


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by avi8tir
Wed Apr 14, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Summer Fares US To EU
Replies: 9
Views: 2181

Summer Fares US To EU

does anyone expect fares to drop at all for the upcoming summer? everything looks to be around $1000 from LAX. any inside tips?

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by avi8tir
Tue Apr 13, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Seat Maps
Replies: 1
Views: 2835

Delta Seat Maps

I just got a new HDD and forgot to save my favorites. A while back I got a link to a site that gives you seatmap info on any delta flight. It shows the aircraft seatmap and the seats that are available and the ones that are booked. Can someone please post that link again? Thanks!

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by avi8tir
Tue Apr 13, 2004 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Delta Livery On This DC-9! *Picture Included
Replies: 17
Views: 6104

RE: Weird Delta Livery On This DC-9! *Picture Included

Actually...this livery was done this way because the size and shape of the tail would not allow for the regular livery. The DC-9 was the only aircraft to get this sideways widget design.

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by avi8tir
Mon Apr 12, 2004 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Sunglasses For Flying
Replies: 5
Views: 2810

RE: Best Sunglasses For Flying

I thought it was against FAA regs to wear polarized lenses? yes or no?
Ray Ban aviators always seem to work nicely!

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by avi8tir
Thu Apr 01, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - Roll-Out Of New Business Class Seats
Replies: 20
Views: 7781

RE: Air France - Roll-Out Of New Business Class Seats

Its about time for <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>! The only time Ive flown <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> was <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> - <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG ...

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by avi8tir
Tue Mar 30, 2004 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question: Why No Paint On Wings?
Replies: 38
Views: 6513

RE: Question: Why No Paint On Wings?

I am no expert, but I say the cost of upkeep is the main reason. With all of the flexing that occurs woth the wings there would surely be a problem with the paint cracking and then chipping away. With aircraft like the CRJ, wing flex is not that bad. Weve all seen what the wing of a 777 or 744 does ...

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 25, 2004 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just Got Back From The 7E7 Mockup...
Replies: 53
Views: 9217

RE: Just Got Back From The 7E7 Mockup...

how big are the windows? could you perhaps compare them to those on Gulfstream Biz jets?

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does AF Switch To 777 CDG- LAX In Summer?
Replies: 16
Views: 5949

Why Does AF Switch To 777 CDG- LAX In Summer?

I noticed that in the winter half of the year AF uses 744 on this route. Why is it that they switch to the smaller 777 during summer. I thought that summer was peak. what the deal?

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 24, 2004 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legal Drinking Age On Air Canada Flights
Replies: 26
Views: 40477

RE: Legal Drinking Age On Air Canada Flights

same thing happened to me on a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flight about 3 years ago from <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>- <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. I was...

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 24, 2004 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Identify The Plane" Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 2750

RE: "Identify The Plane" Thread

ya..looks like the 13th or 14th of march..definitely zurich....A330-223. Swiss of course!

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 24, 2004 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Time On JetBlue - What To Expect?
Replies: 10
Views: 6875

RE: First Time On JetBlue - What To Expect?

I am not a fan of the LCC's.....I hate <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> with a passion, but I love JetBlue. The seats are comfortable leather, but I think width, pitch is just average. You get something like 30 channels of direct <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</ac...

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by avi8tir
Tue Mar 23, 2004 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - LGW Transfer
Replies: 6
Views: 2121

LHR - LGW Transfer

In my battle to use my skymiles this summer I was finally able to get a return flight to the US. The only problem is that I am connecting in London - <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym> - <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> an...

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 17, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coex To Begin Red-eye Flights
Replies: 17
Views: 5298

RE: Coex To Begin Red-eye Flights

I dont think this would work out of <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym> due to the curfew restrictions. I believe the airport closes at 11. A red-eye to the <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL),...

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by avi8tir
Sat Mar 13, 2004 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta From LAX
Replies: 8
Views: 2819

RE: Delta From LAX

and to the island of maui - kahului

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by avi8tir
Sat Mar 13, 2004 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta From LAX
Replies: 8
Views: 2819

RE: Delta From LAX

add
ATL
JFK
plus all of the skywest destinations

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by avi8tir
Sat Mar 13, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Award Seats - How Does This Really Work?
Replies: 11
Views: 5315

RE: Award Seats - How Does This Really Work?

Goomba, I am in the same exact boat as you. Using my skyiles, I got my flights over in mid july (<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> -...

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by avi8tir
Wed Mar 10, 2004 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Wrong With The MD-11?
Replies: 6
Views: 5177

Whats Wrong With The MD-11?

Just out of curiosity, whats wrong with this plane? Alot of them are still pretty darn new, yet everyone seems to be dropping them. Are they that inefficient? I learned to fly at <acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Field (LGB / KLGB), USA - California">LGB</acronym> while the production lines wer...

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by avi8tir
Tue Mar 09, 2004 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Problem At SNA This Morning?
Replies: 3
Views: 2506

RE: Problem At SNA This Morning?

by looking on airport monitor it appears that it was <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 4930 <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acron...

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by avi8tir
Tue Mar 09, 2004 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Problem At SNA This Morning?
Replies: 3
Views: 2506

Problem At SNA This Morning?

I was driving up the 55 from Newport this morning to my work in the city of Orange. I noticed an aloha 737 and a Midwest 717 in some sort of holding pattern about 9 miles off the approach end of 19R. I have never even heard of a holding pattern for <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange Cou...

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by avi8tir
Sat Mar 06, 2004 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Award Seats
Replies: 16
Views: 2752

RE: DL Award Seats

can anyone that works for delta tell me how much weight my million miler / gold medallion status has on the waitlist issue? you guys are making me nervous! There is NOTHING on partners and you cant waitlist on those so I am banking on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> coming throug...

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by avi8tir
Fri Mar 05, 2004 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Award Seats
Replies: 16
Views: 2752

DL Award Seats

I am trying to book a trip to Europe in the summer on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>. <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> - <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK...

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 04, 2004 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What A/c Are Replacing The 757s Now At Song?
Replies: 13
Views: 4001

RE: What A/c Are Replacing The 757s Now At Song?

What I cant believe is that they have pulled 763's on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> <acronym title="Los Angeles - Internatio...

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 04, 2004 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quietest Airliner: Boeing 717
Replies: 47
Views: 12666

RE: Quietest Airliner: Boeing 717

Just to let everyone know, the 717 is the only big commercial aircraft allowed to do a "normal" takeoff at SNA due to the noise sensitive area. This airport is serviced by: <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80, <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90, 733, 737 -7 -8, 757, A310, A3...

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by avi8tir
Tue Mar 02, 2004 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Or Airport Objects In Your House
Replies: 20
Views: 4502

RE: Airline Or Airport Objects In Your House

I have a set of seats from an old Us Airways Shuttle 727. Nice blue leather. The best part is, I got to go up to victorville and take them out of the plane myself!! My set is complete with life vests, safety cards, pillows and blankets. They're great when youve had a few too many...you just sit down...

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by avi8tir
Mon Mar 01, 2004 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCC To Greece
Replies: 3
Views: 1801

LCC To Greece

are there any? I cant seem to find that many. any info is appreicated!

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by avi8tir
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Timetables
Replies: 0
Views: 2215

Airline Timetables

I am wondering if there is a website that has every airlines timetables in an easy search. I know there are the travel websites, but I am thinking more of a site that will give EVERY option on EVERY airline. I am not really looking for fares at all. For example: I am scheduled to fly on SkyTeam in t...

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by avi8tir
Fri Feb 27, 2004 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Seat On DL 763 ER
Replies: 3
Views: 4150

Best Seat On DL 763 ER

Seems most every aircraft seems to have a "more roomy" seat on it. Like the exit row on the 733's. I am going to be stuck in the back from <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> to Europe and back this summer and wondered if anyone has the inside info on the best seats on <acronym title="Delta Air ...

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by avi8tir
Fri Feb 27, 2004 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection/Comair To Takeover CVG-CUN Route
Replies: 23
Views: 5024

RE: Delta Connection/Comair To Takeover CVG-CUN Route

I think <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> - <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym> is farther than <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">D...

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by avi8tir
Wed Feb 25, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Up With DL Flight 2196?
Replies: 5
Views: 4273

Whats Up With DL Flight 2196?

I just got booked on a nonstop <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> Delta flight 2196. it shows in my itinerary emailed...

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by avi8tir
Wed Feb 25, 2004 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Europe
Replies: 6
Views: 2016

DL To Europe

Where does Delta serve in europe non stop from: <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> <a...

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by avi8tir
Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW+CO To Join Skyteam... Official?
Replies: 22
Views: 4667

RE: NW+CO To Join Skyteam... Official?

if this is the case, then how long will it take for freq flyer programs to integrate?

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by avi8tir
Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing Without Thrust Reversers
Replies: 39
Views: 8562

RE: Landing Without Thrust Reversers

I noticed the same thing recently. I was on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 757 <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Ana ...

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by avi8tir
Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting A Job In The Industry
Replies: 5
Views: 4014

Getting A Job In The Industry

I just had some questions about hiring in the industry. I am a recent college grad with a degree in marketing. For some reason (and I dont know why) I chose to go with the business side of things instead of becoming a commercial pilot. I have wanted to be a commercial pilot since I was about 3 I thi...

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by avi8tir
Sun Feb 22, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Business Class
Replies: 6
Views: 3373

US Airways Business Class

Hows their business/first product? I have heard it has been pretty shabby lately. I will be going <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> - <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / ED...

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by avi8tir
Sat Feb 21, 2004 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MUC-ATH On Gexx
Replies: 0
Views: 1407

MUC-ATH On Gexx

trying to book a flight on GEXX in august, but it appears as if they are not offering it then. Can someone confirm that they will stop flying this route? If so are there any other suggestions to get from <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - ...

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by avi8tir
Fri Feb 20, 2004 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Nonstop To EU
Replies: 3
Views: 1799

UAL Nonstop To EU

what cities does united fly nonstop to in the eu from LAX and the east coast? LAX would be primary, east coast secondary. thanks

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by avi8tir
Fri Feb 20, 2004 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM World Business
Replies: 13
Views: 3597

KLM World Business

I am about to have the oportunity to fly KLM for the first time and on a 744 for the first time. I was wondering if anyone can give a quick review of the World Business service. I will be traveling <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> -<acronym ti...

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by avi8tir
Thu Feb 19, 2004 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low Cost In The EU
Replies: 11
Views: 5270

Low Cost In The EU

Traveling to Europe this summer and plan to do some inter country air travel. I am really unfamiliar with the carriers and there geographical coverage areas. Can comeone please list some carriers and the regions they serve? I am most likely going to be in the east (czech, hungary) and south (greece/...

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by avi8tir
Thu Feb 12, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX - PRG SkyTeam Options
Replies: 6
Views: 1969

LAX - PRG SkyTeam Options

just wanted some advice....traveling from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> - <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> (either <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> <acronym title="Air France">AF...

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