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by PanAm747
Fri Dec 07, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?
Replies: 12
Views: 4405

RE: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?

Thanks for all the replies!! I have no plans to book any travel until February or March - at the VERY earliest. By that time, the schedules are a lot firmer, and the airlines will be setting their "summer travel" prices, and perhaps Delta's schedule will be revised to allow a 25 minute connection be...

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?
Replies: 12
Views: 4405

RE: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We Made Very Rare 33R Landing At IAH
Replies: 14
Views: 4395

RE: We Made Very Rare 33R Landing At IAH

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?
Replies: 12
Views: 4405

RE: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta JFK-Nairobi & Cairo
Replies: 26
Views: 8337

RE: Delta JFK-Nairobi & Cairo

Sorry, no insights on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>'s African operations (although I'm glad this part of the world is getting more connections!!), but isn't it interesting how <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> acquired Pan Am's traffic rights and wouldn't use ...

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?
Replies: 12
Views: 4405

RE: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do You Care About Reg-numbers?
Replies: 31
Views: 4032

RE: Do You Care About Reg-numbers?

In 1987, I flew <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> on a TWA 747 and <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA ...

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?
Replies: 12
Views: 4405

Odd Scheduling Of MSP Flights On DL/F9 - Insights?

Every year I travel from San Diego to Minnesota in late June/early July. Except for one year where I was able to fly <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> non-stop, I have connected. At this time, for curiousity, I have been checking the schedules of various airlines and have come a...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Petitions EPA To Regulate Aircraft Emissions
Replies: 5
Views: 2066

RE: Brown Petitions EPA To Regulate Aircraft Emissions

Actually, what I got from the article was that Governor Moonbeam...er, excuse me, 'Attorney General' Brown is calling on the government to do something about the emissions of airplanes - not imposing any California-only regulations. Having said that, have there ever been any studies of the amount of...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12/12 Mythbusters - Can Anyone Land A 747?
Replies: 186
Views: 32801

RE: 12/12 Mythbusters - Can Anyone Land A 747?

Hey, if a cross-eyed flight attendant can fly a 747-123 (leased from <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, of course) through the Wasatch mountains of Utah, then I think that anything is possible.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/rotfl.gif" alt="rotfl" border=0>  S...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pan Am, Do We Miss This Great Airline?
Replies: 26
Views: 6327

RE: Pan Am, Do We Miss This Great Airline?

Ironically, I never had the opportunity to fly this airline. It will always be one of the greatest regrets of my life. I do, however, have great memories of travelling from (what I thought was) podunk Bakersfield to Los Angeles to visit my great-aunt. When she lived in Downey, I was in heaven - I sa...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Civil Aircraft Involved In Multiple Accidents
Replies: 8
Views: 3830

RE: Civil Aircraft Involved In Multiple Accidents

In late January or early February, 1970, a future N739PA-registered 747-121 slated for Pan American was involved in a mishap. I found this from "Boeing 747: Design And Development Since 1969" by Guy Norris & Mark Wagner, from Motorbrooks International, published in 1997, page 46: <TABLE BORDER=0 ALI...

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Herald: Remembering Eastern 401
Replies: 22
Views: 4379

RE: Miami Herald: Remembering Eastern 401

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Herald: Remembering Eastern 401
Replies: 22
Views: 4379

RE: Miami Herald: Remembering Eastern 401

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by PanAm747
Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Havoc For Airlines To Venezuela
Replies: 9
Views: 3588

RE: Havoc For Airlines To Venezuela

Keep in mind there are many places in the world that are +30 ahead: Iran and Afghanistan both, as well as India and Myanmar, and central Australia. If Chavez wants to change the time in his country, that's his perogative. It won't affect block times from one airport to <acronym title="Caracas - Simo...

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by PanAm747
Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winter Storms Coming
Replies: 36
Views: 6808

RE: Winter Storms Coming

Followed by spring thunderstorms...then summer thunderstorms...then autumn thunderstorms... While I am grateful that airlines are being pro-active in the re-booking process and allowing travellers to make changes to their itineraries, I hope that more planning and forethought is going into airlines'...

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by PanAm747
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Service At MAF!
Replies: 28
Views: 4269

RE: New Service At MAF!

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top Five Foreign Airlines To US?
Replies: 93
Views: 12462

Top Five Foreign Airlines To US?

For the entire U.S., my guess would be British Airways and Lufthansa from Europe, Air Canada, Mexicana, and AeroMexico from the hemisphere. The number of American destinations served <i>by their own metal</i> (and not under "code-share" status) is much larger than other international airlines. In ad...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Gives Discount To Homosexuals
Replies: 33
Views: 15223

RE: Alaska Airlines Gives Discount To Homosexuals

Thank you for your respectful post!! In this day and age when everyone screams all the time (assuming that if you yell loud enough for long enough, people will start believing you!), it is nice to see something pointed out calmly and rationally. I hope that will continue here at a.net. It is true th...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ford Truck VS C123
Replies: 33
Views: 4082

RE: Ford Truck VS C123

Definitely not the most scientific test ever done - no one is given the truth about the test. Are we just showing capabilities? Or are we showing how fast it can stop a plane. As to the Ford truck itself, however, don't discount Detroit trucks' capabilities - there is a reason that <acronym title="A...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Larry Craig, NWA DC9, Midwest 717 And Lots Of Beer
Replies: 36
Views: 18506

RE: Larry Craig, NWA DC9, Midwest 717 And Lots Of Beer

Every year after the Minnesota rodeo I attend, I always have my boots shined at the stand next to the Men's room in the Northwest Crossing. I am double creeped out this year knowing that I was in <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minn...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thanksgiving Day/Weekend Flying - XJet SAN-BFL-SAN
Replies: 4
Views: 3895

RE: Thanksgiving Day/Weekend Flying - XJet SAN-BFL-SAN

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines HNL-MNL ( New Flights )...
Replies: 14
Views: 4462

RE: Hawaiian Airlines HNL-MNL ( New Flights )...

Hopefully the <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym> flights will be timed and advertised to San Diego and Los Angeles where there are large numbers of Plane Always Late...err, <acronym title="El Palomar (PAL / SADP), Ar...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Lucrative Airline Routes
Replies: 21
Views: 10386

RE: Most Lucrative Airline Routes

Offhand, UA's IAD-KWI is a virtual license to print money...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYTimes Posts Article On Southwest's Fuel Hedges
Replies: 16
Views: 7099

RE: NYTimes Posts Article On Southwest's Fuel Hedges

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMA Expansion..New Service Adrift? Or 35Mil Waste?
Replies: 16
Views: 2986

RE: AMA Expansion..New Service Adrift? Or 35Mil Waste?

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is This 747?
Replies: 6
Views: 3816

RE: What Is This 747?

Very much off topic, but what happened to the 737-700? According to airfleets, the plane has only been in service since 1999 - was it damaged somehow? Is it being written off?

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Long Haul In A 737: Copa Business Caracas-Santiago
Replies: 12
Views: 18546

RE: Long Haul In A 737: Copa Business Caracas-Santiago

What INCREDIBLE pictures of all three cities and airports - thank you for sharing!! I'd love to hear about transferring planes at <acronym title="Panama City - Tocumen (General Omar Torrijos Herrera) (PTY / MPTO), Panama">PTY</acronym> - is it an easy and convenient thing that should remain an undis...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thanksgiving Day/Weekend Flying - XJet SAN-BFL-SAN
Replies: 4
Views: 3895

Thanksgiving Day/Weekend Flying - XJet SAN-BFL-SAN

Ironically, this was not only my first time flying on the actual day of Thanksgiving, but it was my first almost stress-free Thanksgiving in more than a decade. Long story to most of it, but a large percentage of it was the stress of trying to time it right to drive from San Diego to Bakersfield wit...

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by PanAm747
Sun Nov 25, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El AL To Purchase Used 744 From SQ
Replies: 71
Views: 10099

RE: El AL To Purchase Used 744 From SQ

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by PanAm747
Sun Nov 25, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Were Never Built
Replies: 88
Views: 17845

RE: Airports That Were Never Built

There are drawings floating around on the internet as to the proposal to move <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> from Lindbergh Field to a joint-use facility at Miramar. Mention the word "passenger aircraft" or "civilian traffic"...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin American Slammed For Special JFK Treatment
Replies: 85
Views: 11702

RE: Virgin American Slammed For Special JFK Treatment

On a related note, I can imagine things at JetBlue must be rather interesting - Cinderella is no longer the youngest or the prettiest at the party - she's now one of the big bad ugly stepsisters that is no longer the belle of the ball. And the new Cinderella is now telling people that "her ugly step...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El AL To Purchase Used 744 From SQ
Replies: 71
Views: 10099

RE: El AL To Purchase Used 744 From SQ

The question with a used 744 is not <b>"how old is it?"</b>, but <b>"how well has it been maintained?"</b> Offhand, I can't think of any airline whose reputation is that of <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s when it comes to the statement, "only one previous owner". They treat their ...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 22, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didn't Delta Order The 757-300?
Replies: 68
Views: 10661

RE: Why Didn't Delta Order The 757-300?

Regardless of the -200 or -300 type, the 757 is truly the most popular airliner AFTER its discontinuation. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> would fly on to every European city it could if it had the REALLY long range of a 767, but no. Personally, I would love to have seen the...

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airports And Their Runways.
Replies: 16
Views: 3921

RE: Airports And Their Runways.

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airports And Their Runways.
Replies: 16
Views: 3921

RE: Airports And Their Runways.

In terms of international traffic, Atlanta and Chicago are one-airport only international cities. London has four (Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, and Luton). While Heathrow is by far the busiest, the others pick up significant amounts of traffic. One must also keep in mind that O'Hare and Atlanta both...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline Tops UA Mainline At LAX
Replies: 52
Views: 7855

RE: AA Mainline Tops UA Mainline At LAX

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Third Airport With Airline Service In Dallas Area
Replies: 47
Views: 7211

RE: Third Airport With Airline Service In Dallas Area

AA has always publically stated it will compete and compete hard for every customer in the north Texas area. Should an airline start operations there, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> will respond with multiple Saab's to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW /...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline Tops UA Mainline At LAX
Replies: 52
Views: 7855

RE: AA Mainline Tops UA Mainline At LAX

An interesting caveat to all of this is that <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> is the largest O&D airport in the U.S., and possibly the world. This means the vast majority of seats offered are for people beginning or ending their trips at <acro...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Fresno Airline Historians Here?
Replies: 41
Views: 2873

RE: Any Fresno Airline Historians Here?

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Update On Travel To Libya!
Replies: 18
Views: 4315

RE: BA Update On Travel To Libya!

It would seem to me that most travellers to Libya would either be VFR and business people. Logically, one would conclude that any companies doing business in Libya would have Arabic translators on staff, and VFR passengers might already know it. That leaves curious tourists out in the cold. I guess ...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Service On AA. Typical?
Replies: 21
Views: 4138

RE: Great Service On AA. Typical?

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/138598/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/138598/</a> Check out my response as to what happened when I missed my connection!! The golden rule of travel - if you need something from an ag...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About UA/AC Travel And UA Website
Replies: 1
Views: 3149

Question About UA/AC Travel And UA Website

Perhaps those here in the know can shed some light into this situation: I am considering travel for next summer. In checking itineraries and prices at United's website using the multi-city function, I am trying to prepare an itinerary that looks something like this: Segment 1: <acronym title="San Di...

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by PanAm747
Sun Nov 18, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s
Replies: 105
Views: 21689

RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

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by PanAm747
Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Airport Designations
Replies: 12
Views: 4699

RE: FAA Airport Designations

You can also use the Great Circle Mapper page: <a href="http://gc.kls2.com" target=_blank>http://gc.kls2.com</a> Both the code and the city can be typed in. I use it frequently for the codes that the a.net system doesn't recognize. It also includes a link the google satellite images - cool stuff!!

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by PanAm747
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Sydney-Santiago
Replies: 43
Views: 11431

RE: Qantas Sydney-Santiago

What is the routing of LAN's <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Santiago - Arturo Merino Benitez (Pudahuel) (SCL / SCEL), Chile">SCL</acronym> flight? What stops does it make enroute besides Aucklan...

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by PanAm747
Fri Nov 16, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Woops, I Missed My Flight, Your Experiences!
Replies: 23
Views: 23722

RE: Woops, I Missed My Flight, Your Experiences!

I actually only have one missed flight story, but it was QUITE an experience!! In August, 2002, I was flying <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acrony...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest UK-International Route?
Replies: 18
Views: 4926

RE: Shortest UK-International Route?

If one looks at shortest jet routes, I believe <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> is the shortest at 190 nautical miles. I went to the Great Circle Mapper...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bush To Take On Airline Delays
Replies: 84
Views: 6799

RE: Bush To Take On Airline Delays

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Staff Booed As They Helped Dying Woman
Replies: 71
Views: 21192

RE: Qantas Staff Booed As They Helped Dying Woman

If I may play Devil's Advocate for a moment, how would you react if you (a) got to the airport two hours ahead of time and saw most of the check-in counters empty, (b) saw several of the employees closing up shop, and (c) thought you were going to miss your plane because the airline couldn't process...

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