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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 - A346 @ Basra, Iraq BSR?
Replies: 5
Views: 2347

3 - A346 @ Basra, Iraq BSR?

Flew out to Dubai today and there are 3 all white A346 on the ground in Basra. From what I hear they have been there for a while.

Anyone know who they belong to?

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by avi8tir
Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulfstream 650ER Flies 25hrs 20mns On 1 Fuel Stop
Replies: 12
Views: 9096

RE: Gulfstream 650ER Flies 25hrs 20mns On 1 Fuel Stop

Is Steve Wynn's aircraft mentioned in the article a G650 or a G650ER? I thought it was a normal G650.

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by avi8tir
Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wing Design Differences Between A And B
Replies: 1
Views: 3106

Wing Design Differences Between A And B

I have always bee fascinated with aircraft wings since I was young. I always wanted to sit behind the wing to watch the flaps, ailerons, spoilers, etc. It seems that Boeing and Airbus have 2 very different philosophies or strategies with overall wing design. Airbus takes a much more simple approach ...

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by avi8tir
Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Could The 787 Have Been Built To Fly Faster?
Replies: 31
Views: 9957

RE: Could The 787 Have Been Built To Fly Faster?

My first flight on a 787 wash <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> a few years ago when <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> was doin...

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by avi8tir
Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SNA - 19LR/1LR Now 20LR/2LR?
Replies: 9
Views: 2652

SNA - 19LR/1LR Now 20LR/2LR?

When did this happen and why?

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by avi8tir
Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Creative New Safety Video
Replies: 95
Views: 14473

RE: United's Creative New Safety Video

What Y seats are shown in the beach scene towards the end? I certainly have never seen those before!!

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by avi8tir
Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Both IAH-NRT Went Tech Today 6/20.
Replies: 3
Views: 2892

Both IAH-NRT Went Tech Today 6/20.

Anyone know why? 1st departure still showing delayed almost 7 hours due to mx. 2nd departure is cancelled.

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by avi8tir
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787 Window Shading Developments
Replies: 67
Views: 20911

RE: B787 Window Shading Developments

I flew <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 788 and was actually impressed at how dark the cabin act...

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by avi8tir
Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bad Times In IAH 6/15
Replies: 9
Views: 7347

RE: Bad Times In IAH 6/15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/iahcsr" class="quote" target="_blank">iahcsr</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Does appear <acronym title="Lufthansa (German...

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by avi8tir
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bad Times In IAH 6/15
Replies: 9
Views: 7347

RE: Bad Times In IAH 6/15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Any word if the 77W and A380 have b...

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by avi8tir
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 747 And Other Metal At IAH
Replies: 19
Views: 8143

RE: UA 747 And Other Metal At IAH

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/molitvic20" class="quote" target="_blank">molitvic20</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>For example on the <acronym tit...

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by avi8tir
Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines A380 Starts ICN To LAX July 30th!
Replies: 43
Views: 18053

RE: Asiana Airlines A380 Starts ICN To LAX July 30th!

which of the daily flights LAX-ICN will switch? I am booked on a flight later this year.... I hope its the daytime flight!

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by avi8tir
Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Plans Double Daily 747-8i To LAX
Replies: 41
Views: 14197

RE: LH Plans Double Daily 747-8i To LAX

I would think LAX would need the premium seats - especially the new C on the 748 - compared to horrid seats on the A380.

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by avi8tir
Mon Jan 06, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India A320 Skids Off Runway And Damages Wing - Jaipur
Replies: 57
Views: 26188

RE: Air India A320 Skids Off Runway And Damages Wing - Jaipur

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pascal7z" class="quote" target="_blank">pascal7z</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> whats the sto...

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by avi8tir
Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LH Upgrading Their First Class?
Replies: 30
Views: 12414

RE: Is LH Upgrading Their First Class?

I have flown the A380 in F about 8 times now and I couldnt imagine they'd update it already. Its awesome. Not a suite like some other airlines, but I enjoy the open feel it provides. I find the Suites setup to be claustrophobic at times. Also, I prefer the A380 seat over the <acronym title="Lufthans...

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by avi8tir
Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT To Bid For Boeing 777x
Replies: 30
Views: 10172

RE: CLT To Bid For Boeing 777x

wasnt LGB in the mix too?

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by avi8tir
Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vx LAS-JFK Odd Flight Path
Replies: 16
Views: 10062

RE: Vx LAS-JFK Odd Flight Path

My <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> flight last night took a similar (although reverse) course in that part of the coun...

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by avi8tir
Sat May 11, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145
Replies: 28
Views: 17572

RE: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/coair737" class="quote" target="_blank">coair737</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>I caught this ERJ leaving <acronym title...

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by avi8tir
Fri May 10, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145
Replies: 28
Views: 17572

RE: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145

May 9th UA 4242 CRW-IAH.

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by avi8tir
Fri May 10, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145
Replies: 28
Views: 17572

RE: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145

The ERJ-145XR has winglets. This was not a vortex. As it dissipated you could clearly see the fuel. Plus, not in the right spot for a vortex.

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by avi8tir
Fri May 10, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145
Replies: 28
Views: 17572

Check The Amount Of Fuel Venting From An ERJ145

This happened for about 3 minutes after takeoff..... I fly ERJ's weekly and have never seen anything like this before. Basically started at rotation to about 5,000 feet where it eventually dissipated. <img src="http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e49/avi8tir/null_zps928a8aaa.jpg" width="600" height="8...

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by avi8tir
Thu May 09, 2013 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle To Start DFW-CRW
Replies: 11
Views: 4300

RE: American Eagle To Start DFW-CRW

I fly IAH-CRW regularly. The ERJ is bad enough.... I couldn't imagine doing this on a CRJ200!!!!

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by avi8tir
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seriously? A TMP At DFW Today?
Replies: 7
Views: 3838

RE: Seriously? A TMP At DFW Today?

New York area airports is understandable. DC area airports is understandable. <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, ok. <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> is in about as wide open a piece o...

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by avi8tir
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seriously? A TMP At DFW Today?
Replies: 7
Views: 3838

Seriously? A TMP At DFW Today?

Just got an hour delay put on my flight into <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>... Captain <acronym title="CityJet (Ireland)">WX</acronym> but FAA clearly says <acronym title="Tampere - Pirkkala (TMP / EFTP), Finland">TMP</acronym> due to sta...

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by avi8tir
Sun Apr 07, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Expand IAH Terminal B After All!
Replies: 46
Views: 11268

RE: UA To Expand IAH Terminal B After All!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/drerx7" class="quote" target="_blank">drerx7</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>it should mimic E - which IMO is an excellen...

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by avi8tir
Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Expand IAH Terminal B After All!
Replies: 46
Views: 11268

RE: UA To Expand IAH Terminal B After All!

In my opinion, <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> is one of the most poorly laid out airports in the country. I have lived in Houston for 2 years now and <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH...

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by avi8tir
Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1000 Flts Cancelled At MDW & ORD.
Replies: 16
Views: 5532

RE: 1000 Flts Cancelled At MDW & ORD.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DualQual" class="quote" target="_blank">DualQual</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>The WEATHER in Houston is beautiful. </i><...

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by avi8tir
Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mainline Sevice Returns To CRW
Replies: 55
Views: 8635

RE: Mainline Sevice Returns To CRW

Trust me, in CRW, something like this will make the front page of the paper and the top story of the evening news... probably for the entire first week of it being in service!

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by avi8tir
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Canon Salute @ IAH 7/18?
Replies: 3
Views: 2227

Water Canon Salute @ IAH 7/18?

Was departing IAH today and there was a water canon salute and lots of law enforcement at A15 today.....


Around 16:00 local.... Anyone know what it was?

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by avi8tir
Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ
Replies: 9
Views: 6469

RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/falkerker" class="quote" target="_blank">falkerker</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I think it´s not about the seat, it´s re...

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by avi8tir
Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ
Replies: 9
Views: 6469

RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Ok, lets talk A388 vs. 787.... its only a 6 hour flight... and I'll get SQ LHR-SIN a few days before on a 773ER.

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by avi8tir
Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ
Replies: 9
Views: 6469

SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Have a choice on a SIN-NRT flight later this year....

Which product is better.... def tempted to go 787 as its the newest.

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by avi8tir
Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov AN-124 At ONT
Replies: 8
Views: 4696

RE: Antonov AN-124 At ONT

there were also 2 at IAH over the last weeks... 2nd one left yesterday.

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by avi8tir
Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 777 Biz Vs CO 777 BF
Replies: 8
Views: 6019

UA 777 Biz Vs CO 777 BF

Have the option on my trip to NRT next month....

Which product is better? I talking purely from a "Seat" perspective.

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by avi8tir
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Tornado Warning - 4/3/12
Replies: 97
Views: 17208

RE: DFW Tornado Warning - 4/3/12

I was at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> yesterday and experienced the whole thing... I was to be on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 4181 <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DF...

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by avi8tir
Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CO IAH-HNL 777 Business First
Replies: 1
Views: 3547

CO IAH-HNL 777 Business First

Obviously dont expect anything special on this route even though it is 8 hours.

What service should I expect? Meals?

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by avi8tir
Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL BizElite LAX-JFK
Replies: 4
Views: 4456

DL BizElite LAX-JFK

Flying BE to JFK this weekend and was wondering what level of service it is. Is it just a nicer seat or is it true BizElite level service like on international routes? I would hope its on par with their international BizElite considering how much the tickets are!!

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by avi8tir
Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can I Book An Extra Seat For Myself?
Replies: 8
Views: 20521

Can I Book An Extra Seat For Myself?

I usually fly first class when my girlfriend and I travel. I am about to book a trip <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> for December ...

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by avi8tir
Fri Jul 31, 2009 5:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Trans-Oceanic Inflight Service
Replies: 18
Views: 8930

Delta Trans-Oceanic Inflight Service

You should be on a 764 from <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> or <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym ti...

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by avi8tir
Wed May 27, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About DL & Spanair
Replies: 2
Views: 5285

Question About DL & Spanair

I asked a question a few weeks ago about <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> on an upcoming trip to Spain. I am traveling <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (T...

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by avi8tir
Wed May 13, 2009 2:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Is IB Across The Pond In Biz?
Replies: 1
Views: 5711

How Is IB Across The Pond In Biz?

They seem to be the cheapest for my trip to spain this summer. Also considering <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> & <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>. How do these Biz products compare? <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acron...

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by avi8tir
Thu May 22, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Virgin America Trans-Con In F?
Replies: 8
Views: 4893

Virgin America Trans-Con In F?

I flew Virgin America for the first time last weekend <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - ...

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by avi8tir
Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SNA-ORD Today?
Replies: 1
Views: 2229

DL SNA-ORD Today?

I was driving by <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym> on the 405 this morning and noticed a 738 parked at gate 11 or 12. They used to fly them to <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> so ...

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by avi8tir
Tue Nov 27, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAS:Wake Turbulence 747 Vs. CRJ
Replies: 26
Views: 5444

RE: LAS:Wake Turbulence 747 Vs. CRJ

thats basic private pilot ground school knowledge.....

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by avi8tir
Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG A340-600 To LAX Via KIX, What A Mess!
Replies: 28
Views: 15072

RE: TG A340-600 To LAX Via KIX, What A Mess!

well, I can tell you that when I was on these flights this past summer, they subbed an A346 on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> portion of my trip. ...

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by avi8tir
Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL Or AA To GIG? On Coach
Replies: 14
Views: 7076

RE: DL Or AA To GIG? On Coach

Go delta just for the Plat next year. The Platinum upgrade certificates make it worth while!!!

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by avi8tir
Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Route On A340-600
Replies: 31
Views: 14236

RE: Longest Route On A340-600

TG subs in the A346 quite often on the LAX-BKK route. Although it is weight restricted, its still a non-stop!! 8270nm!!

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by avi8tir
Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Arrival Into SNA?
Replies: 7
Views: 2807

New Arrival Into SNA?

I've been noticing a change in the arrivals into <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym> over the last week. I have no doubt it is due to the fires (I believe the santiago fire is still burning). The normal arrival for aircraft coming from...

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by avi8tir
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Ending LAX To SNA And ONT?
Replies: 29
Views: 7506

RE: United Express Ending LAX To SNA And ONT?

I never understood <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>. Its definitely faster to drive to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX...

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by avi8tir
Sat Oct 06, 2007 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL B738 Avod Conversion
Replies: 1
Views: 1491

DL B738 Avod Conversion

noticed that my <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> flight in December has been switched to a 738. I am assuming that it will have bee...

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