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by wdleiser
Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Flight On Runway 8 + Hours At JFK
Replies: 168
Views: 17377

RE: B6 Flight On Runway 8 + Hours At JFK

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by wdleiser
Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Launches DXB-IAH Nonstop
Replies: 91
Views: 17322

RE: Emirates Launches DXB-IAH Nonstop

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by wdleiser
Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH News, The Good And The Bad
Replies: 41
Views: 5336

RE: IAH News, The Good And The Bad

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by wdleiser
Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "101 Dumbest Moves In Business" NW#2
Replies: 36
Views: 13172

RE: "101 Dumbest Moves In Business" NW#2

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by wdleiser
Sun Jan 07, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lounges Onboard Aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 7164

RE: Lounges Onboard Aircraft

I really wish there were more attractive FA's like that PSA one who is in the engine.... and i also wish they dressed like the old PSA FA's

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by wdleiser
Fri Dec 22, 2006 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fog In LHR... Major Delays?
Replies: 87
Views: 9943

RE: Fog In LHR... Major Delays?

British Airways has cancelled all domestic flights

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20061221/wl_uk_afp/britaintransport

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by wdleiser
Sat Dec 16, 2006 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fog From Hell!
Replies: 29
Views: 7144

RE: Fog From Hell!

It has been foggy as hell here in Houston too. My flight into <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> from <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> last night barely made it in due to the min...

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by wdleiser
Sat Dec 09, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA May Let Non-fliers Go To Gates
Replies: 115
Views: 11941

RE: TSA May Let Non-fliers Go To Gates

Apart from longer lines, ... it is no risk to me at all. it is up to the gate agent to make sure only ticketed passengers get on the plane, it shouldnt be hard at all.

I mean the terrorist all had paid tickets didnt they?

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by wdleiser
Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 737s Across The Atlantic?
Replies: 62
Views: 17107

RE: Why No 737s Across The Atlantic?

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by wdleiser
Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If I NOT Want To Put Down My Window Shade?
Replies: 81
Views: 15253

RE: If I NOT Want To Put Down My Window Shade?

It is a real dick move to keep your window open during the day on a overseas trip.......Europe-USA for example..... a single person can make it that much harder to sleep by keeping their window open.

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by wdleiser
Thu Nov 23, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Merger
Replies: 33
Views: 8298

RE: Continental Merger

CO just spent lots of money for Terminal E at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>, they will not give it up. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>/CO would be a bad merger in my mind. <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - In...

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by wdleiser
Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Kicked Off Plane For Breast-Feeding Baby
Replies: 124
Views: 20616

RE: Woman Kicked Off Plane For Breast-Feeding Baby

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by wdleiser
Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Proposes Merger With Delta
Replies: 261
Views: 29453

RE: US Airways Proposes Merger With Delta

Easy way to figure out the fleet problem is this.... US pilots fly the US airbus' <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> pilots fly the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> boeings. US does maintenence on US planes, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> does...

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by wdleiser
Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Kicked Off Plane For Breast-Feeding Baby
Replies: 124
Views: 20616

RE: Woman Kicked Off Plane For Breast-Feeding Baby

The question is whether or not the passengers around her felt comfortable. I mean, it is a natural thing to masturbate and I am sure if i whipped my member out during a flight and started wacking away, some controversy would arise. Now I think it would be more appropriate for her to 1. Use a blanket...

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by wdleiser
Tue Nov 14, 2006 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saddams 747SP
Replies: 29
Views: 24130

RE: Saddams 747SP

The SP is just about as clean as AF planes  Wink

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by wdleiser
Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Like Clockwork: Hour Of Delay, Hour Of Flight
Replies: 11
Views: 4247

RE: Like Clockwork: Hour Of Delay, Hour Of Flight

I believe alot of the Delays have to due with the lack of turbo prop use. Turbo props use shorter runways that CRJ's and ERJ's cannot use. On short flights, turbo props and JET RJ's have similar flight times.

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by wdleiser
Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Sabena" Brand Name Reborn
Replies: 126
Views: 17383

RE: "Sabena" Brand Name Reborn

They will not be resurecting a monster people....... all they are doing is bringing the name back with much better service. Lets not get silly.

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by wdleiser
Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Strongest Airline In The World.
Replies: 58
Views: 19264

RE: The Strongest Airline In The World.

Lufthansa seems pretty powerful. They serve all over, make money, and are very productive

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by wdleiser
Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Still Offering Jumpseats To Pax?
Replies: 47
Views: 5905

RE: Airlines Still Offering Jumpseats To Pax?

Rule 1: Know some of the flight crew
Rule 2: Dress somewhat nicely
Rule 3: Having a PPL helps alot
Rule 4: Working with an airline helps alot too

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by wdleiser
Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Becomes US Launch Customer For 777-200LR
Replies: 104
Views: 20454

RE: Delta Becomes US Launch Customer For 777-200LR

Congrats to Delta and Boeing!

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by wdleiser
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: That Fortress Hub Airport Down In Texas...
Replies: 5
Views: 6315

RE: That Fortress Hub Airport Down In Texas...

To me... the only real fortress hub is over at atlanta

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by wdleiser
Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gordon Bethune Speaks..
Replies: 100
Views: 9686

RE: Gordon Bethune Speaks..

I said this before and will say it again, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> keeps its fleet, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> keeps its fleet, therefore <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> pilots fly all the <acronym title="United Airlines (U...

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by wdleiser
Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax Tries To Open Door
Replies: 40
Views: 7609

RE: Pax Tries To Open Door

I don't think its a big deal, the door cannot open, all he needs is a little ass kicking to calm him down.

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by wdleiser
Thu Sep 07, 2006 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Kicked Off Air Canada Flight
Replies: 87
Views: 20362

RE: 6 Year Old Kicked Off Air Canada Flight

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by wdleiser
Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways Serendipitous Publicity
Replies: 37
Views: 8510

RE: Thai Airways Serendipitous Publicity

Ok, I personally believe this man did nothing in regards to the JonBenet case and all he is trying to do is flee Bangkok for fear of death and also he wants publicity. If I were a passenger on that flight I would be very upset with all the media circus going on. I want a painfree exit from the airpo...

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by wdleiser
Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There Any First Class-seats Only?
Replies: 19
Views: 6952

RE: Is There Any First Class-seats Only?

Concorde I believe was a more J class type seat.

Now in regards to flights like that... PrivatAir is as close as you will get. All J class in a small plane with a very executive atmosphere.

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by wdleiser
Sun Aug 20, 2006 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Star Alliance C/S
Replies: 27
Views: 7058

RE: SQ Star Alliance C/S

I miss the Original Logo jets. Those were awesome. I remember seeing one at EWR 8 years ago and I was so confused as to which airline it was too.

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by wdleiser
Sun Aug 20, 2006 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Films Birdstrike.
Replies: 42
Views: 17745

RE: Passenger Films Birdstrike.

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by wdleiser
Wed Aug 16, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Applies For IAD-PEK
Replies: 74
Views: 8548

RE: UA Applies For IAD-PEK

To me, when talking about Metro area and airports......... DC is probably bigger than Houston because it attracts more passengers to its airport than Houston does. That is how you should look at the metro areas.

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by wdleiser
Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Information Is Wrong!
Replies: 28
Views: 6402

RE: TSA Information Is Wrong!

I have been away from my computer and tv and newspaper for 2 weeks and this has got to be the most stupid thing the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> has ever done. I honestly must now say I am ashamed of the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwa...

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by wdleiser
Tue Jul 11, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Fokker Accident In Pakistan
Replies: 76
Views: 20808

RE: PIA Fokker Accident In Pakistan

I am going to throw this out: July and August and even September are bad months for aviation... Especially in the West as its summer, the hottest part of summer too. Thunderstorms start to get real nasty here in the states this time of year. Last year with the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym...

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by wdleiser
Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Was Dual Jetbridge Concept Abandoned?
Replies: 67
Views: 14654

RE: When Was Dual Jetbridge Concept Abandoned?

I see it used quite often. I Believe <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> all have them...

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by wdleiser
Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig Today - June 26
Replies: 52
Views: 8741

RE: Varig Today - June 26

Varig needs Lufthansa to buy it. Have Lufthansa run it just like how Lufthansa runs swiss. Then the airline will be strict no fun but on time and profitable  Wink

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 15, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Business Class - First Picture Here
Replies: 155
Views: 25689

RE: New AA Business Class - First Picture Here

These are the same seats Lufthansa has. No big deal. AA finally coming up to par.  Smile

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by wdleiser
Mon Jun 12, 2006 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ And 380's And 773ER
Replies: 7
Views: 6135

RE: SQ And 380's And 773ER

Don't you know? The A380 will have showers and bowling alleys! Perhaps even a Casino. Aint that what the A380 is all about?

lol

I would suspect they would get a new first and biz class and perhaps a nicer economy.

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by wdleiser
Fri Jun 09, 2006 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Been Hired By CO!
Replies: 52
Views: 10014

RE: I've Been Hired By CO!

Just bought me some tickets for <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> for june 21st and <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), ...

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines And Cairo
Replies: 41
Views: 5382

RE: US Airlines And Cairo

The US uses the most oil in the world. The Middle East has the most oil.

There is plenty of business between the two regions.

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 757 Fleet Simplification
Replies: 40
Views: 9737

RE: AA 757 Fleet Simplification

I want them to goto United. United lacks 757's over the pond. I want to see a UA 757 in Europe!

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by wdleiser
Mon Jun 05, 2006 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Buy 777-300ER/New Routes
Replies: 83
Views: 21734

RE: UA To Buy 777-300ER/New Routes

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by wdleiser
Mon Jun 05, 2006 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines And Cairo
Replies: 41
Views: 5382

RE: US Airlines And Cairo

UA ... <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-CAI could work too. Lufthansa sends double daily heavies into CAI and I know for a fact many of the people flying into CAI are from the US... many from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercont...

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by wdleiser
Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios
Replies: 174
Views: 14711

RE: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 01, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good Buy A350 And Good Luck A370
Replies: 119
Views: 24030

RE: Good Buy A350 And Good Luck A370

Since I am the smartest person this earth has ever seen, Airbus needs to build an A346 sized twin engine plane along with a new more efficient A330 series plane.

End of story. No more talk. If they can do that. Then they hit the jack pot

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by wdleiser
Wed May 31, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court Declares Hand Over Of Pax Data As Illegal
Replies: 55
Views: 6140

RE: Court Declares Hand Over Of Pax Data As Illegal

Having information on passengers to me is a good thing. Turning in the info after the flight takes off is just dumb.

Now..... what I find ironic is the planes that were hijacked on september 11th were US aicraft flying DOMESTIC flights.

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by wdleiser
Wed May 31, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VoIP On A/C, Would It Work
Replies: 13
Views: 3164

RE: VoIP On A/C, Would It Work

I dont care if it works and doesnt interupt service, people talking on phones on a plane are still going to piss mee off and the majority of the passengers off too.

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by wdleiser
Wed May 31, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Virgin America Picture
Replies: 89
Views: 17411

RE: New Virgin America Picture

The religious zealots here in america would not allow a scantily clad women on a US aircraft. Simply unnacceptable. I personally think VA should have a scantily clad blonde bimbo on the nose representing California and Americas love of plastic surgery. And..... the tail is nice... but it needs the s...

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by wdleiser
Fri May 26, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 747 Rough Ride
Replies: 34
Views: 8304

RE: LH 747 Rough Ride

Coming into <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> in March on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> from <acronym title="Malmo - Sturup (MMX / ESMS), Sweden">MMX</acronym> I toldmy dad we were going to have a hard landing. ...

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by wdleiser
Wed May 24, 2006 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oops...I Got On The Wrong Flight
Replies: 88
Views: 20436

RE: Oops...I Got On The Wrong Flight

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by wdleiser
Wed May 24, 2006 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oops...I Got On The Wrong Flight
Replies: 88
Views: 20436

RE: Oops...I Got On The Wrong Flight

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by wdleiser
Wed May 24, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Inflight Services
Replies: 34
Views: 5558

RE: United Inflight Services

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by wdleiser
Wed May 24, 2006 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants Procedures (Turbulence)
Replies: 33
Views: 14951

RE: Flight Attendants Procedures (Turbulence)

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