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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lots Of Time To Kill At DCA...Ideas?
Replies: 27
Views: 17380

RE: Lots Of Time To Kill At DCA...Ideas?

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL To Get Non-stop London Service
Replies: 70
Views: 13241

RE: FLL To Get Non-stop London Service

Is the flight timed at <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> to avoid the congestion of the international terminal? From the horror stories I've heard of all the international expansion and all of the new flights arriving at the same tim...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can You Still Remember Your Very First Flight?
Replies: 73
Views: 7873

RE: Can You Still Remember Your Very First Flight?

No. Mom tells me we flew to Arkansas from California right after my sister was born (in 1971). I have no memory of that (at age five). The first trip I remember was the only flight I had as a child - December, 1974 and January, 1975 - <acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - C...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lots Of Time To Kill At DCA...Ideas?
Replies: 27
Views: 17380

RE: Lots Of Time To Kill At DCA...Ideas?

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Why Not In SkyTeam?
Replies: 16
Views: 9467

RE: Virgin Atlantic Why Not In SkyTeam?

Let us also remember that under Bermuda <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym>, none of the SkyTeam airlines could fly to Heathrow. Only Virgin Atlantic could. Not a great way to enter a partnership... And let us also remember that Continental would NEVER have approved Virgin's ...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Have The Worst Maps!
Replies: 52
Views: 11702

RE: Airlines Have The Worst Maps!

Hey, at least we're all smart enough to (a) read a map, and (b) know that some things are slightly off!! Thank a teacher!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/praise.gif" alt="praise" border=0>  Seriously, I agree that in most cases it's a matter of putting a drawing and words togeth...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rant On The Safety Announcements
Replies: 48
Views: 4547

RE: Rant On The Safety Announcements

It does seem silly, but remember, the United States is a sue-happy nation. This is the country where because of one person's utter stupidity, you know have to be warned on the lid of your coffee cup that "contents may be hot". Never, ever, EVER underestimate the power of human stupidity. And as far ...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Unacquiring Airline
Replies: 19
Views: 4566

RE: The Most Unacquiring Airline

<a href="http://www.airchive.com/Timetables%20and%20Maps/UA%20Compressed/UAmap5403.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airchive.com/Timetables%2...Maps/UA%20Compressed/UAmap5403.jpg</a> <a href="http://www.airchive.com/Timetables%20and%20Maps/UA%20Compressed/UAmap6906-COMP.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.ai...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Money Making Routes.
Replies: 12
Views: 4646

RE: Most Money Making Routes.

UA's IAD-KWI is certainly a gold mine - premium business and government traffic along with a full cargo compartment makes for VERY profitable route.

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by PanAm747
Sat Nov 10, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frequency..... The End Is Near.
Replies: 50
Views: 11812

RE: Frequency..... The End Is Near.

Frequency is in response to the demands of the business traveller, and, for the most part, price is NOT an object. Many companies have deals with airlines already for discounted travel, and flexibility is key - that is why business travellers pay for fully refundable/changeable tickets. "The cost of...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interstate 70 And Denver Stapleton Airport
Replies: 52
Views: 26747

RE: Interstate 70 And Denver Stapleton Airport

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pushes For New Narrowbody
Replies: 73
Views: 17367

RE: United Pushes For New Narrowbody

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interstate 70 And Denver Stapleton Airport
Replies: 52
Views: 26747

RE: Interstate 70 And Denver Stapleton Airport

There are several examples of runways that go over freeways and city streets: At <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, Sepulveda Blvd tunnels underneath the southern runways. That's an experience - a fully loaded jumbo jet lumbering for take-off a...

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will B6 & DL Do If FAA Forces JFK Cutbacks?
Replies: 35
Views: 4999

RE: What Will B6 & DL Do If FAA Forces JFK Cutbacks?

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Launches Marketing Campaign In LatAm
Replies: 38
Views: 2531

RE: DFW Launches Marketing Campaign In LatAm

Recently, a friend of mine settled on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> when coming to the United States for his visit. He told me his two options were Miami and <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. I told him he should go ...

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Announces Service To SAN
Replies: 37
Views: 6903

RE: Virgin America Announces Service To SAN

Let us also not forget United's VAST business contracts within the state of California!! Hewlett-Packard (I almost used <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym>!!), for example, has dozens of employees shuttling back and forth between northern and southern California every day. A fr...

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by PanAm747
Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great USAToday Story On The NY ATC Issues
Replies: 6
Views: 3718

RE: Great USAToday Story On The NY ATC Issues

Actually, it's a very well written piece - we at a.net have been complaining for a long time that New York is the ultimate bottleneck where nothing seems to be getting better, ever!! <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bo...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remembering The Old Days Of Airline Meals
Replies: 79
Views: 17571

RE: Remembering The Old Days Of Airline Meals

My personal favorite airline meals were always TWA - their breakfast flights always seemed to have tasty and filling selections. My last TWA flight in August, 1996, on an L-1011, had a choice of an omelette or french toast. I actually got both as they had extra! Those were the days... Ironically, ba...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 06, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China To Fly To Pyongyang From Jan. 2008
Replies: 17
Views: 5658

RE: Air China To Fly To Pyongyang From Jan. 2008

On a side note, I remember reading many years ago in "The World's Most Dangerous Places" or "Lonely Traveller" (one of those books!) that when one of the Chinese airlines used to fly into Pyongyang, most of the employees had to raise vegetables in their bathtubs for extra food! I wonder if Air China...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 06, 2007 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Number One In Complaints
Replies: 24
Views: 2989

RE: US Number One In Complaints

Maybe it's the statistician in me, but I'd be VERY curious to see where US and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> had most of their complaints. One would assume <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, <acronym ...

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by PanAm747
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN: Public Briefings Start Nov 6 On Airport Plans
Replies: 6
Views: 2254

RE: SAN: Public Briefings Start Nov 6 On Airport Plans

There certainly are some very odd locations for these meetings!! The San Marcos location to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> is 37.4 driving miles. The La Mesa location to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh F...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Runways To SeaWorld.
Replies: 47
Views: 8518

RE: No Runways To SeaWorld.

Until about 1990, San Diego was CLOSED off to the rest of the country as a residence. Unless you were (a) military, or (b) 12th generation, getting a job here was next to impossible. It was strictly a Navy & Marine town. Since the fall of Communism and the resulting "diversification of the economy",...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Pulling Out Of A City Damage "Good Will"
Replies: 64
Views: 6086

RE: Does Pulling Out Of A City Damage "Good Will"

Continental Express pulled out of one its most profitable stations, Bakersfield, served via Continental Express. Mostly business traffic, they even debated on putting 737's on the route. Then it disappeared "temporarily", then it became a permanent pullout.

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OMA-LAX, ONT, SAN, TUS All Being Dropped?
Replies: 20
Views: 6212

RE: OMA-LAX, ONT, SAN, TUS All Being Dropped?

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Int'l Routes/foreign Airlines At ORD In 2008
Replies: 61
Views: 8874

RE: New Int'l Routes/foreign Airlines At ORD In 2008

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First And Last 747 Flight
Replies: 108
Views: 15271

RE: Your First And Last 747 Flight

My first was TWA 747-100, <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>: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color=...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Nonstop B6 FLL-LAS Service?
Replies: 15
Views: 3960

RE: Why No Nonstop B6 FLL-LAS Service?

Let us also remember that <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> is not the highest yielding destination - TED was invented specifically for places like <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>,...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Int'l Routes/foreign Airlines At ORD In 2008
Replies: 61
Views: 8874

RE: New Int'l Routes/foreign Airlines At ORD In 2008

Question: Isn't <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> still slot-restricted? And completely full? Where will new airlines get their ability to operate new flights? I realize this will change when <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Up With Alaska Airlines?
Replies: 153
Views: 14690

RE: What's Up With Alaska Airlines?

When you outsource, you get what you pay for - or rather what you DON'T pay for. This is true for airlines or any other "service" (and I use that term lightly). As you yourself stated, you travel with them because their prices are generally the lowest. May we ask how much you save? Is it really wort...

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by PanAm747
Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Wants To Retrench 225 Of Its 783 Pilots
Replies: 11
Views: 4327

RE: SAA Wants To Retrench 225 Of Its 783 Pilots

From the posts I have seen here at a.net, South African does NOT seem to have a cohesive business plan. First it was an all Boeing airline, then an all Airbus...then they hedged and kept the Boeings...now they're gone. And routes to the U.S.? First Miami...then Atlanta...now Washington Dulles. One W...

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by PanAm747
Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Congested Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 4355

Most Congested Routes

My theory is not necessarily <b>specific</b> routes, but rather that some regions are much more crowded. For example, the entire east coast of the United States deals with large amounts of traffic every day. I would say "Northeast" - meaning New England down to Washington, DC - to Florida - meaning ...

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by PanAm747
Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Serving Cayenne
Replies: 3
Views: 2228

RE: Airlines Serving Cayenne

I believe <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> still serves Cayenne from Miami - via Port-Au-Prince, Guadeloupe, and Martinique on an A320. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayenne-Rochambeau_Airport" target=_blank>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayenne-Rochambeau_Airport</a> There is a link ...

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by PanAm747
Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Has Chosen MUC As Hub?
Replies: 45
Views: 7862

RE: AI Has Chosen MUC As Hub?

Since U.S.-India non-stop flights already exist (on both Indian carriers and U.S. carriers), my interpretation would be that Munich should more correctly be defined as a "stopping point" that would allow for both O&D traffic to/from the U.S. and Germany as well as to/from India and Germany. In addit...

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by PanAm747
Fri Nov 02, 2007 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Six Passengers Sue AA For Discrimination
Replies: 45
Views: 8596

Six Passengers Sue AA For Discrimination

So let me see if I understand the situation: These gentlemen were here working for the U.S. government assisting in the "liberation" of their country. In attempting to return home, one "brave and courageous" woman did what no INS officer, police officer, FBI official, <acronym title="Taipei - Sung S...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes In Film/Movies.
Replies: 100
Views: 41144

RE: Planes In Film/Movies.

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes In Film/Movies.
Replies: 100
Views: 41144

RE: Planes In Film/Movies.

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Geographic Reach - Your Flights
Replies: 40
Views: 4054

RE: Geographic Reach - Your Flights

Farthest North: <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> (45.881957 degrees North Latitude) Farthest East: <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> (71...

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC To BOS Price Difference
Replies: 6
Views: 2381

RE: NYC To BOS Price Difference

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by PanAm747
Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Sources Of Revenue For Airlines?
Replies: 21
Views: 3640

RE: Possible Sources Of Revenue For Airlines?

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes Of Your Childhood
Replies: 42
Views: 12485

RE: Planes Of Your Childhood

Such a tale of two cities: <acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym> prior to deregulation in 1978: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0844942/L/...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Pilots: Outsourcing?
Replies: 33
Views: 3301

RE: Future Of Pilots: Outsourcing?

Wouldn't it be fascinating to run this poll at an airport sometime? Imagine asking the hurried business traveller as well as Joe Six-Pack on his way to an Orlando vacation the following questions: <LI><b>What is the minimum number of persons in the cockpit you would feel comfortable having flying th...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay: No Plans For 787 Or A380 For Near Future
Replies: 64
Views: 17018

RE: Cathay: No Plans For 787 Or A380 For Near Future

Question: What routes does <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> serve that would qualify as "long-thin"? The 787 might open some routes for <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>, but I can't think of any offhand that are needed from <acronym title="...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Would You Improve The U.S ATC System?
Replies: 39
Views: 8225

RE: How Would You Improve The U.S ATC System?

<LI>Create a new FAA that functions like the United States Federal Reserve - independent, immune from any government meddling and interference, able to react quickly and decisively, and serving SOLELY to meet the needs of the air traffic of the United States. If the Federal Reserve can function like...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern California Aviation Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 5367

RE: Northern California Aviation Thread

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 30, 2007 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Ending LAX-SAN
Replies: 43
Views: 7688

RE: DL Ending LAX-SAN

So we were to believe that there was room for 15 EM2's and <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>'s on United Express, 10 SF340's, and now five daily ExpressJet EMB145's all to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>? Puh-LEEZE!! Note the sarc...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Government Who Makes US Aviation Regs...
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

RE: The Government Who Makes US Aviation Regs...

I don't know if any of them were really from congress persons, but I have NO doubt that these aren't all true. The world's conception of what is outside of each individual's bubble is shocking. As Homer Simpson once put it, "Oh, Marge, it's easy to miss Canada on a map...all tucked away in a corner ...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Reporters At Airports
Replies: 2
Views: 2272

RE: New Reporters At Airports

Stock footage. If you were running a <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> studio, would you try and send someone over to <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> or <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virg...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757s At DCA
Replies: 53
Views: 7754

RE: 757s At DCA

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757s At DCA
Replies: 53
Views: 7754

RE: 757s At DCA

As I recall reading here at a.net, the largest aircraft allowed to fly into <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> is the 767. There are at least two gates designed to handle this jet, although currently no one flies this aircraft into <acrony...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential Switch To United Airlines
Replies: 29
Views: 7458

RE: Potential Switch To United Airlines

Good luck in finding an airline that doesn't suffer MASSIVE delays on the east coast. I've been on a rant for a while about how the entire system is broken - from the FAA, to the airlines for overscheduling, to customers who demand unrealistic schedules, to the customer and the Walmart pricing deman...

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