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by iowaman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Cancels MLI-LAS, Allegiant At CID A Factor
Replies: 27
Views: 3971

RE: AirTran Cancels MLI-LAS, Allegiant At CID A Factor

<i>Does Airtran serve any other cities from MLI, or was the MLI-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> route the only one for AirTran?</i> They serve <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">AT...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest"s "Blue" Livery Is Ugly..
Replies: 22
Views: 3974

RE: Southwest"s "Blue" Livery Is Ug

<i>I mean, the gold and red is bad enough, but when they added that awful bright blue.</i> I love there new livery, much better then the old one! and what do you mean bright blue? It's more dull then bright <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.fil...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW To Add MEM-RIC Flights
Replies: 6
Views: 3621

RE: NW To Add MEM-RIC Flights

<i>Does anyone think Northwest will add <acronym title="South Bend - (Michiana) Regional (St. Joseph County) (SBN / KSBN), USA - Indiana">SBN</acronym>-<acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> flights?</i> Hmmmmmmmmmmm, I think it's surprising they haven't...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 16, 2004 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 From STL-CUN! What Happened To It?
Replies: 12
Views: 4005

RE: F9 From STL-CUN! What Happened To It?

<i>Speaking about international flights, can anyone list all of <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>'s international flights? I know <acronym title="Air Nova (Canada)">QK</acronym> has a flight to <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. ...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Scaling Back SLC Even More?
Replies: 44
Views: 4966

RE: DL Scaling Back SLC Even More?

<i>And the grandaddy of them all....<acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>. <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>...72 daily departures to western cities alone <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX)...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Reevaluating RJ Use
Replies: 44
Views: 5962

RE: Delta Reevaluating RJ Use

Aloha, Im beginning to think you right I think it is hottieboi1989, And I have told him it's a hub also, its very annoying.

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scanners On Aircrafts?
Replies: 24
Views: 2798

RE: Scanners On Aircrafts?

I used mine on Allegiant from <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> last week, didn't pick up anything, I turned it on over <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleto...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Scaling Back SLC Even More?
Replies: 44
Views: 4966

RE: DL Scaling Back SLC Even More?

UALongHaul, You seem to bring this up a lot: <i>Flights out of <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> </i> Why should <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (U...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection's SkyWest: Moving To COS?
Replies: 6
Views: 3812

RE: Delta Connection's SkyWest: Moving To COS?

Ok, I could definently see service to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>, <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - ...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection's SkyWest: Moving To COS?
Replies: 6
Views: 3812

RE: Delta Connection's SkyWest: Moving To COS?

Do you mean all Skywest movements? <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> is <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>'s hub, it would make completely no sense since the Skywest flights feed the mainline flights into <acronym title="Salt Lake...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Off Runway At PIT
Replies: 27
Views: 9878

RE: 737 Off Runway At PIT

Oh, whoops I read it as <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. <img src="/discussions/graphics/redface.gif" ALT="Embarrassment"> What runway was he landing on in <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), ...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Off Runway At PIT
Replies: 27
Views: 9878

RE: 737 Off Runway At PIT

Oh, whoops I read it as PHL.:o

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Off Runway At PIT
Replies: 27
Views: 9878

RE: 737 Off Runway At PIT

What runway was this on? If it was landing on 17/35 I could understand but its not like 9L/27R and 9R/27L are really short.

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6
Replies: 31
Views: 3018

RE: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6

<i>Ok, that might be a little overboard, but until they change their business plan and add RJs(which won't happen anytime soon) I don't think we'll see Southwest in <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym>.</i> Maybe when <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Needs A Second Flight To SEA
Replies: 27
Views: 4396

RE: JetBlue Needs A Second Flight To SEA

Thanks for the info, and by the way, whoever deleted my post said it was harsh, well it got deleted, I'm not sure what was "harsh" about it. Confused

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Has The Most Ground Stop/Hold Delays?
Replies: 19
Views: 5454

RE: Who Has The Most Ground Stop/Hold Delays?

Guess what!! There is already delays in <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> and it's not even noon! <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out...

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wall Street Is Ready For Pilots Signature
Replies: 1
Views: 2599

RE: Wall Street Is Ready For Pilots Signature

Interesting, I just had my dad by F9 stock for me Thursday, although I still wouldn't invest in them at this point.

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by iowaman
Tue Jun 15, 2004 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Has The Most Ground Stop/Hold Delays?
Replies: 19
Views: 5454

RE: Who Has The Most Ground Stop/Hold Delays?

If I could bet, I would be all of you $5 that there will be delays in ORD today.

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by iowaman
Mon Jun 14, 2004 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6
Replies: 31
Views: 3018

RE: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6

By the way, when is WN showing up to DSMBig grin

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by iowaman
Mon Jun 14, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Part Of A Flight?
Replies: 23
Views: 6177

RE: What Is Your Favorite Part Of A Flight?

Probibly landing since you don't know what to expect, and you never know what planes you might see on the ground.

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by iowaman
Mon Jun 14, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Has The Most Ground Stop/Hold Delays?
Replies: 19
Views: 5454

RE: Who Has The Most Ground Stop/Hold Delays?

ORD, no doubt about it.

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by iowaman
Mon Jun 14, 2004 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6
Replies: 31
Views: 3018

RE: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6

Doesnt surprise me any, Who would want to serve <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym> in a slot restricted airport when they can serve a larger town with bigger planes and make more $. I'm not sure why <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDS...

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by iowaman
Mon Jun 14, 2004 4:50 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I Can't Find A Fs 2004 Download For The Saab 340
Replies: 9
Views: 19657

RE: I Can't Find A Fs 2004 Download For The Saab 340

Does anyone know where a 757 or any other type of aircraft that can be downloaded for FS2004?

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Needs A Second Flight To SEA
Replies: 27
Views: 4396

RE: JetBlue Needs A Second Flight To SEA

<i>How long has been <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> been flying to <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>? I didn't even know they flew there.. wow I must be out of touch.</i> Your not missing a whole lot, only two flights a ...

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6
Replies: 31
Views: 3018

RE: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6

<i>I don't know about ALO, I think that's a little too close to <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</acronym> for them to be interest. But I agree about <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">M...

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Orders Beat The 777 4 Times This Year!
Replies: 31
Views: 8814

RE: 747 Orders Beat The 777 4 Times This Year!

Ok, this is offically a A vs. B Thread! Yawn

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Service Returns To Muskegon
Replies: 6
Views: 3006

RE: Jet Service Returns To Muskegon

That's awsome, I think there are lots of cities that deserve jet service that dont get it. My local airport, MCW, gets only Sabb's and then the flight continues to FOD, I think it could support 1 CRJ a day, I would be more willing to fly on one rather than a Sabb.

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American LCC Market
Replies: 28
Views: 2945

RE: American LCC Market

<i>Allegiant - Another scheduled charter operator, Allegiant is based in Las Vegas, <acronym title="NWT Air (Canada)">NV</acronym>. The airline operates a mix of <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 types with scheduled operations to 13 cities, again mostly bypass airports or secondary ci...

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC Talking
Replies: 27
Views: 3292

RE: ATC Talking

Here is a whole bunch of jokes I got from my uncle in a email: The in-flight "safety lecture" and announcements a bit more entertaining. Here are some real examples that have been heard or reported: ***************************** On a Continental Flight with a very "senior" Flight Attendant crew, the...

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Goes After Indy Air At LAN
Replies: 67
Views: 6739

RE: NW Goes After Indy Air At LAN

<i>My thoughts as well. Much as I would like to see Indy Air succeed, I have a moneyless wager with a co-worker (at a major airline) that Indy Air will not be in business beyond the end of this year.</i> Thank god I bought stock in <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> and not Indy A...

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by iowaman
Sun Jun 13, 2004 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nasty MSP Weather
Replies: 8
Views: 2745

RE: Nasty MSP Weather

This is a little bit of the subject, but I usually check and they seem to be great about putting diversions online, but if you go over and click on Airline Information, it says it's good through May 15th, why isn't this updated yet?

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by iowaman
Sat Jun 12, 2004 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Goes After Indy Air At LAN
Replies: 67
Views: 6739

RE: NW Goes After Indy Air At LAN

This is so stupid... an airline jumps in to a market, NW counter acts with COMPETITION and the idiots on this board cry predator.

Tough luck, competition keeps prices down, which is good for travelers!

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by iowaman
Sat Jun 12, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Over 50 New Flights From It's Hubs
Replies: 29
Views: 9917

RE: AA Announces Over 50 New Flights From It's Hubs

L.A. to DFW-15 daily flights, wow!  Big thumbs up

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by iowaman
Sat Jun 12, 2004 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Over 50 New Flights From It's Hubs
Replies: 29
Views: 9917

RE: AA Announces Over 50 New Flights From It's Hubs

From St. Louis Destination Addition Total Nonstop Jet Service Cancun, Mexico 1 Weekend Flight 2 Weekly Flights I would think this extra weekend flight would be to compete with <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>'s Sat. only service to <acronym title="Cancun International (CUN), Mex...

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by iowaman
Sat Jun 12, 2004 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Over 50 New Flights From It's Hubs
Replies: 29
Views: 9917

AA Announces Over 50 New Flights From It's Hubs

<a href="http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040611/daf013_1.html" target=_blank>http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040611/daf013_1.html</a> American's Summer Schedule Heats Up; More Flights Added to Existing Destinations Friday June 11, 1:48 pm <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> Seasonal Flights, Ne...

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by iowaman
Sat Jun 12, 2004 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American LCC Market
Replies: 28
Views: 2945

RE: American LCC Market

SY is also does scheldued and charter operations. There hub is <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>, and they have a pure 738 fleet. <a href="http://www.suncountry.com/suncountry/app.ui?uiDet=1&jsessionid=omkjr0n...

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by iowaman
Fri Jun 11, 2004 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phones And Planes
Replies: 41
Views: 4240

RE: Cell Phones And Planes

<i>didnt the people on the 9/11 flights call their relatives using their mobiles?</i> I know at least some people did, but the terriosts already had control of the plane and were going to fly it into the WTC, i would have called also, and it's not like it mattered if the airspeed indicator would get...

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by iowaman
Fri Jun 11, 2004 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6
Replies: 31
Views: 3018

RE: Allegiant Stays West - RDD-LAS Starts August 6

MSN or RST seem like great canadates for G4, no non-stops from either city to Vegas. Maybe even ALO would be a canadate? Big thumbs up

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by iowaman
Fri Jun 11, 2004 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phones And Planes
Replies: 41
Views: 4240

RE: Cell Phones And Planes

If you get a cell phone call and your phone is next to the speakers, it makes a staticy noise. <i>I often powerup a Garmin handheld GPS inflight. Some PAX seem to think it's a mobile and remined me phones can't be used onboard. (That's good and I am often upset myself with the person who keeps talki...

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by iowaman
Thu Jun 10, 2004 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TV Documentary On AA 1420 Crash @ Little Rock
Replies: 4
Views: 4183

RE: TV Documentary On AA 1420 Crash @ Little Rock

That seems like such a silly crash, if the pilots had more sleep and were paying attention, they would have been lined up better and if not, I would think they could have done a go around.

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by iowaman
Thu Jun 10, 2004 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Interactive Route Map
Replies: 37
Views: 12279

RE: Southwest Interactive Route Map

It's been around for several months now, definently pretty cool. There is a HUGE operation out of <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>, <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, <acronym titl...

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by iowaman
Thu Jun 10, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kew West Airport
Replies: 16
Views: 3128

RE: Key West Airport

Flights into Key West: Air Midwest - <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym> 4x daily and <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> 2X daily - Beech 1900D American Eagle - <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMI...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connections At Non-hub/non-focus Airports?
Replies: 62
Views: 4453

RE: Connections At Non-hub/non-focus Airports?

<i><acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> is a major <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> hub, so sorry, no dice.</i> I don't think so, only <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connections At Non-hub/non-focus Airports?
Replies: 62
Views: 4453

RE: Connections At Non-hub/non-focus Airports?

AA (Trans States). I think it was a month or so ago that the person I know did that

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 Returns In Passenger Service!
Replies: 54
Views: 12406

RE: DC-8 Returns In Passenger Service!

It was(is) RBS I think.

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connections At Non-hub/non-focus Airports?
Replies: 62
Views: 4453

RE: Connections At Non-hub/non-focus Airports?

Maybe going from <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym>-<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> via <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing Florida Routes From Your Airport
Replies: 18
Views: 3534

RE: Missing Florida Routes From Your Airport

<i>I think the people in Iowa would accept service to Florida quite well. Service to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> are pretty successful (a...

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing Florida Routes From Your Airport
Replies: 18
Views: 3534

RE: Missing Florida Routes From Your Airport

Iowa has zip service to Florida, I would think someone could start service to FLL!

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is JetBlue Missing The Boat In Chicago?
Replies: 47
Views: 4228

RE: Is JetBlue Missing The Boat In Chicago?

Just what ORD needs, more traffic!!!!

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by iowaman
Wed Jun 09, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-900 America West / Mesa Routes. . .
Replies: 14
Views: 4205

RE: CRJ-900 America West / Mesa Routes. . .

<i>"...and even <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</acronym> is now seeing Mesa 4x a day?!?!" I didn't know Mesa flies into <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</acronym>???</i> Let's take a l...

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