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by wdleiser
Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Open Skies' Happening At The Wrong Time?
Replies: 26
Views: 3440

RE: 'Open Skies' Happening At The Wrong Time?

many people are pissed at our new immigration policies... IB left miami because of then.

Open Skies has been needed for a while though.

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by wdleiser
Tue Nov 06, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Age For Alcohol On Airlines
Replies: 93
Views: 17338

RE: Age For Alcohol On Airlines

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by wdleiser
Tue Nov 06, 2007 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Cancels Flights, 19 Aircrafts Grounded
Replies: 37
Views: 14895

RE: PIA Cancels Flights, 19 Aircrafts Grounded

They also have extremely corrupt management and a very corrupt government.

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by wdleiser
Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Age For Alcohol On Airlines
Replies: 93
Views: 17338

RE: Age For Alcohol On Airlines

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by wdleiser
Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Age For Alcohol On Airlines
Replies: 93
Views: 17338

RE: Age For Alcohol On Airlines

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by wdleiser
Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Prohibits Sex In Their A380 Suites.
Replies: 187
Views: 56428

RE: SQ Prohibits Sex In Their A380 Suites.

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by wdleiser
Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UND Plane Missing
Replies: 104
Views: 16547

RE: UND Plane Missing

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by wdleiser
Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UND Plane Missing
Replies: 104
Views: 16547

RE: UND Plane Missing

I hope all turns out well and safe.

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by wdleiser
Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Shortage In USA
Replies: 101
Views: 11949

RE: Pilot Shortage In USA

umm i believe DR's don't make much at all at first either and thats if they make anything as an intern and resident. If the majors are hiring then shit you are only at the regionals for 3-4 years, 80 hours a month 12 months a year thats 1000 free hours plus 20 grand. btw i goto ERAU at Prescott too....

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by wdleiser
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sloped Runways
Replies: 84
Views: 22442

RE: Sloped Runways

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by wdleiser
Thu Oct 11, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA-Arrested For Using IPhone In "Airplane Mode?"
Replies: 161
Views: 18066

RE: ATA-Arrested For Using IPhone In "Airplane Mode?"

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by wdleiser
Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Starts EWR-BOM Non-Stop
Replies: 78
Views: 12152

RE: CO Starts EWR-BOM Non-Stop

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by wdleiser
Tue Sep 25, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looks Like IAH-DXB Is Going Daily
Replies: 35
Views: 7813

RE: Looks Like IAH-DXB Is Going Daily

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by wdleiser
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looks Like IAH-DXB Is Going Daily
Replies: 35
Views: 7813

RE: Looks Like IAH-DXB Is Going Daily

CO won't be able to compete with <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> on the <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> route... conti...

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by wdleiser
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ahmadinejad Approach (live)
Replies: 27
Views: 13503

RE: Ahmadinejad Approach (live)

does anyone have a link of the flight approaching JFK from earlier

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by wdleiser
Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Star Alliance RTW Ticket
Replies: 2
Views: 3760

RE: Star Alliance RTW Ticket

Do jnb-fra-zrh so you can get the LH hub in there

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by wdleiser
Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The 787 Too Small?
Replies: 55
Views: 11715

RE: Is The 787 Too Small?

the 787 will not enable point to point as much as most people think. The 787 will allow even more hub to point destinations.

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by wdleiser
Thu Sep 13, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!
Replies: 114
Views: 14278

RE: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!

Isnt a lot of the problems with the fact that many airlines have stopped using large turbo props that used shorter runways? The CRJ's and ERJ's have to use longer runways than the props thus creating longer lines for those long runways thus making landing slots even more tight

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by wdleiser
Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Gov't Pressuring BA To Buy Airbus
Replies: 209
Views: 19986

RE: UK Gov't Pressuring BA To Buy Airbus

i am sick of the nationalistic bullshit the british government has no right to tell <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> to buy <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> nor does the french or the germans have the right to tell their respective airlines what to buy same goes toward...

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by wdleiser
Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 Bursts Into Flames At ROW
Replies: 70
Views: 26859

RE: L-1011 Bursts Into Flames At ROW

I wrote them a nice little email stating how am I thoroughly insulted by their lack of credibitily  Wink

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by wdleiser
Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: China Airlines Ac On Fire At Naha
Replies: 190
Views: 53261

RE: Breaking News: China Airlines Ac On Fire At Naha

awesome show of destruction to the aircraft. Glad everyone made it out alright. This along with the AF A340 show how fast and destructive fires are to aircraft.

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by wdleiser
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Pilots In Commercial Aircraft?
Replies: 174
Views: 11549

RE: No Pilots In Commercial Aircraft?

I personally think the hardest part with an automated aircraft would be the taxi to and from the runway

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by wdleiser
Thu Aug 16, 2007 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Threaten To Sue CO
Replies: 123
Views: 13326

RE: Passengers Threaten To Sue CO

I am sorry, but these passengers are utter morons. There is no excuse to try and start a riot on the plane. The pilots can't open the door, the F/A's are not allowed to the door. If they let people off the plane... what would happen if the flight got a takeoff slot due to weather going away for a sh...

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by wdleiser
Fri Jul 27, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN124 Blows Tires, Returns To IAH (w/ Video)
Replies: 19
Views: 7732

RE: AN124 Blows Tires, Returns To IAH (w/ Video)

IAH was quite busy today with that FAA building 60 miles out having a strange odor in it too causing an evacuation and up to 90minute delays

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by wdleiser
Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Airline Hubs That Ban Commuter Props
Replies: 56
Views: 7414

RE: Major Airline Hubs That Ban Commuter Props

bring back the props, Props can use runways that RJ's cannot, props help ground traffic and flow alot.

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by wdleiser
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travolta Files Suit To Land His 707
Replies: 33
Views: 16272

RE: Travolta Files Suit To Land His 707

they are afraid he will put rocket engines on his 707 much like how scientology was founded with dc8's with rocket engines. that is all it is they are afraid of noise complaints.

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by wdleiser
Sun Jul 15, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come
Replies: 58
Views: 9146

RE: MAD To Overtake AMS And FRA Here We Come

Is Madrid Slot restricted?

I believe Frankfurt will be able to grow a lot more if they can finally build a new terminal where former Rhein/Mein was on the opposite side of the airport.

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by wdleiser
Sat Jul 07, 2007 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa New Routes-planned, Rumoured, Cancelled
Replies: 115
Views: 19540

RE: Lufthansa New Routes-planned, Rumoured, Cancelled

GET PHX BACK ALREADY!

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by wdleiser
Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Management University Courses
Replies: 13
Views: 6410

RE: Airline Management University Courses

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by wdleiser
Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should FF Programs Change?
Replies: 20
Views: 2514

RE: Should FF Programs Change?

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest DC-9 Fleet
Replies: 48
Views: 11307

RE: Northwest DC-9 Fleet

all in all they will be retired the day NW goes bankrupt. End of story!

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Second And Third Dreamliner - An Update
Replies: 42
Views: 16036

RE: The Second And Third Dreamliner - An Update

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should FF Programs Change?
Replies: 20
Views: 2514

Should FF Programs Change?

Last weekend I was forced by my mom to go to Oklahoma City for a family reunion. Anyways, most of my recent travel has been to Germany and to the Northeast. There were alot of business men on the flights between <acronym title="Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World (OKC / KOKC), USA - Oklahoma">OKC</acr...

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by wdleiser
Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL- Denied Boarding! Compensation?
Replies: 52
Views: 10102

RE: KL- Denied Boarding! Compensation?

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by wdleiser
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines And The A380
Replies: 109
Views: 15377

RE: US Airlines And The A380

There is going to be a day when US airlines will need an A380 or 748 and will use them with great frequency.... air travel is increasing each year and in 20 years with more and more people in the world flying smaller planes at high frequencies wont cut it. They will need to fly much bigger planes at...

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by wdleiser
Wed Jun 13, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Was Denied Into The CO Presidents Club!
Replies: 150
Views: 19821

RE: I Was Denied Into The CO Presidents Club!

Its unfortunate that an ADULT (18+) who can goto war, buy cigarettes, vote, go to prison for life, be charged as an adult for a crime, and buy porn is not considered an adult half the time. so sad, in my eyes <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> denied an Adult into the club. I u...

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by wdleiser
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Load Factor In C Class
Replies: 5
Views: 4892

Etihad Load Factor In C Class

Every picture I see of Etihad's Biz class always seems to be relatively empty.

What are their load factors on flights to Europe because from the pictures i have seen it seems as if they would have a problem making money due to lack of people.

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by wdleiser
Sun May 27, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines' IFE Draws Criticisms
Replies: 48
Views: 8596

RE: Delta Air Lines' IFE Draws Criticisms

o god the Bible thumpers will attack anything possible. They all just need to calm down and realize not many people enjoy hearing them speak. I have seen full frontal nudity on a Lufthansa flight before.... The Swimming Pool or a movie named like that. Never heard anyone complain about it. So many A...

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by wdleiser
Thu May 24, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair 111 ATC Audio Released
Replies: 39
Views: 15842

RE: Swissair 111 ATC Audio Released

I have no problem with the tapes being released, I do have a problem with the media/press fighting in court to get the tapes released. It is not like the world must hear the tapes. The transcripts were and are available and have been for a long while. Someone just wanted some money and that is all t...

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by wdleiser
Sun May 20, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Among Best Layover Airports
Replies: 62
Views: 5331

RE: DFW Among Best Layover Airports

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by wdleiser
Tue May 01, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Coming Out Party!
Replies: 65
Views: 7302

RE: Delta's Coming Out Party!

I personally wish they would just go back to the old Widget Livery that they used when they were making money back in the day

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by wdleiser
Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happens If You Use Someone Elses FF Card?
Replies: 20
Views: 6105

RE: What Happens If You Use Someone Elses FF Card?

UA just screwed me over... my first name is william but my middle name is douglas and i go by doug... for 5 years i have used my card going as doug but all my tickets are booked as William D. or W. Douglas and that confuses them and they sent me a long note about having to get past ticket stubs and ...

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by wdleiser
Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa And The 380-900
Replies: 45
Views: 10924

RE: Lufthansa And The 380-900

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by wdleiser
Mon Apr 23, 2007 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Scholarships Available For Flight Training?
Replies: 25
Views: 3797

RE: Are Scholarships Available For Flight Training?

I don't really think so. I am flying at Embry Riddle and I am paying even more than you are. All you can really do is take out loans and hope your MIT <acronym title="Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan)">AE</acronym> degree brings in the big bucks so you can buy your own plane... which of course I will be ha...

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by wdleiser
Thu Apr 19, 2007 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta Livery In SLC Monday April 30!
Replies: 86
Views: 21788

RE: New Delta Livery In SLC Monday April 30!

At PHX on Sunday I saw 2 Song Delta Birds. Surprised me they were still in the Song colors

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by wdleiser
Fri Mar 30, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV Passport Stamp: No Entry Into Other Countries?
Replies: 82
Views: 21713

RE: TLV Passport Stamp: No Entry Into Other Countries?

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by wdleiser
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH440
Replies: 4
Views: 2269

LH440

I was talking with my dad today and he heard that Lufthansa 440 <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> had to make a stop in Scotland or Ireland today....

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by wdleiser
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Files For LHR
Replies: 122
Views: 15758

RE: CO Files For LHR

I would like to redirect every one to my Senior research paper I wrote last year about the Bermuda <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> <i><a href="/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/2688195" target=_blank>My Report On Bermuda <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)...

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by wdleiser
Sat Mar 17, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Design: Not A Complete Double Decker?
Replies: 34
Views: 14286

RE: 747 Design: Not A Complete Double Decker?

I always thought the reason for the hump was to maximize cargo space and i also heard somewhere that they moved the cockpit up stairs for added safety incase the cargo load go loose and moved around the cabin... it wouldnt crush the pilots

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by wdleiser
Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Still Have Observation Decks?
Replies: 115
Views: 12111

RE: Airports That Still Have Observation Decks?

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