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by iowaman
Sat May 22, 2004 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air Question
Replies: 17
Views: 3442

RE: Allegiant Air Question

Yes, they serve LAN. They also serve <acronym title="Fresno - Yosemite International (Air Terminal) (FAT / KFAT), USA - California">FAT</acronym>, <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym>,<acronym title="Colorado Springs - Municipal (Peterson AFB) (COS / KCOS...

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by iowaman
Sat May 22, 2004 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air Question
Replies: 17
Views: 3442

RE: Allegiant Air Question

Yep, still around service starts to CID June 24th.

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by iowaman
Sat May 22, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air Question
Replies: 17
Views: 3442

Allegiant Air Question

Does <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> give seating assignments at the gate or is it the "cattle call" like <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>? I just booked a flight <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM<...

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by iowaman
Sat May 22, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

Does anyone know when you get the seat assignments for <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym>? I'm booking a flight <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), U...

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by iowaman
Sat May 22, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

That's too bad they're discontinuing the <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> service, My dad flew on that just a couple of weeks ago. The flights are real late leaving and early coming back, which may be why there is low bookings. And who wants to be crammed in a <acronym title...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

Thanks for trying to find out Iowa744fan!

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

I have a question for anyone that knows the answer. There are usually 1-3 "Flight Line" flights that come in from from <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley Airfield (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> da...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Extreme Runways"
Replies: 40
Views: 7308

RE: "Extreme Runways"

LOL whoops, ya i meant DUT. Embarrassment

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

Ya it would. It may happen soon............................. Connecting through <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> is definently better than <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, unless yo...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

Vorticity,

Did you connect in DFW or ORD??

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another







Good News Eh?  Big thumbs up

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Choice On DeltaConnection CRJ
Replies: 17
Views: 3598

RE: Seat Choice On DeltaConnection CRJ

B4Real,

There is according to this:
http://seatguru.com/delta/Canadair_Jet.shtml

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Could Add Another City In 2005
Replies: 123
Views: 8335

RE: Southwest Could Add Another City In 2005

<i>DSMav8r <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> did fly to Des Moines at one time. Saw two of thier jets there in 2000. Why drive to Omaha. Yall have Mesaba and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> even flie...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Extreme Runways"
Replies: 40
Views: 7308

RE: "Extreme Runways"

Does anyone serve DUT? Yes, PenAir does with Saab 340 aircraft.

Wouldn't that be a long flight? Isn't that stretching the limit on how far they can fly those things?

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To SJC!
Replies: 2
Views: 2151

RE: JetBlue To SJC!

Come to DSM or CID Jet Blue!!!!! Big thumbs up

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Nonstop DCA-DEN
Replies: 39
Views: 3542

RE: UA Nonstop DCA-DEN

747firstclass, United flight 484 leaves <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> at 10:15. Are you willing to fly <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>? ...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Extreme Runways"
Replies: 40
Views: 7308

RE: "Extreme Runways"

Iowaman: <i>Alaska no longer flies to DUT, but when we did, there was Jet-A fuel available. It was expensive and the goal was always to leave <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> with as much fuel as possible.</i> Who serves DUT now? Does an...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Runways At MDW
Replies: 48
Views: 8893

RE: Short Runways At MDW




LOL @ Cubsrule

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The -last- Thread On SWA 737-800s/-900s?
Replies: 28
Views: 4491

RE: The -last- Thread On SWA 737-800s/-900s?

I agree NIKV69, but wasn't it that they would have to have another flight attendant in the 738's and 739's? So to keep costs lower they went with the 737-700?

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not More Service To MYR?
Replies: 17
Views: 4832

RE: Why Not More Service To MYR?

Thanks for the info BIG777Jet. <i>so weel have about 46 departures when Indy air comes. Are they going down to <acronym title="Myrtle Beach - International (AFB) (MYR / KMYR), USA - South Carolina">MYR</acronym>?</i> Sorry Independence Air is not coming to <acronym title="Myrtle Beach - Internationa...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

It would be nice to see the giant A in <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym>, and the Globe Tail (CO Ex) in <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</acronym>. Like I said, I know there is some talk about <...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair News From Reykjavik
Replies: 22
Views: 23390

RE: Icelandair News From Reykjavik

I assume that summer is when there is the most tourists to Iceland??? Unless some people really like the cold?? Yeah sure

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Could Add Another City In 2005
Replies: 123
Views: 8335

RE: Southwest Could Add Another City In 2005

Come on <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> serve <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> or <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym>!!!!! You know you wa...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLyi Across America Tour
Replies: 20
Views: 1943

RE: FLyi Across America Tour

Across America?!?! More like across the Eastern 1/3rd of the U.S.

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Extreme Runways"
Replies: 40
Views: 7308

RE: "Extreme Runways"

<i>How about Dutch Harbor, <acronym title="Air Asia (Malaysia)">AK</acronym>? Only a 3,900 foot runway, and someone (Alaska? Wien?) use to run 737-200s in there..</i> I've always wondered, how Alaska gets it's 732's off the runway there at PADU? There is no JET-A fuel available at PADU, so they woul...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD
Replies: 11
Views: 4860

RE: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD

<i> The reason the service was dropped, from what I remember, was because <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> felt it was competing with itself drawing pax away from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> that would have otherwis...

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Runways At MDW
Replies: 48
Views: 8893

RE: Short Runways At MDW

That's gotta be neat to see 738's take off from there!  Big thumbs up

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by iowaman
Fri May 21, 2004 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

<i>Sorry dude but Airtran flies to <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> from MLI (and so does Comair), about an hour and a half away from <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

<i>Maybe Airtran would take there place........... ya right who am i kidding.........LOL</i> I take that back, I was thinking, Nobody flies to <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> from <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern I...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

TWA's <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80's are now replaced with those tiny tiny Jetstreams  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> The only manline is 1 to 2 DC9's to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP),...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

<i>Southwest already serves Omaha with about 13 flights per day roughly and has been serving Omaha now for about 6 or 7 years. I doubt <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</acronym> would be on our radar screen but I could see possibly Des Moines ...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD
Replies: 11
Views: 4860

RE: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD

<i>You could even get people from southern wisconsin and western iowa (dubuque) to make the hour and a half drive for non-stop/direct flights. might work....probably won't be tried tho.</i> I assume you mean Eastern Iowa........ There is definently a market out there for an airline....... That could...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

RE: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

<i>Oh, and if <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym> isn't getting any love from <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, what makes you think that they would consider going to an airport an hour away that gets half the passengers each year....

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another
Replies: 32
Views: 4795

CID To Build New Runway, Expand Another

CID is going to extend runway 9/27 and build a new runway <acronym title="Colgan Air (USA)">9L</acronym>/27R as part of it's expansion plans. Also <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> starts service to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLA...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran 737 - First Picture!
Replies: 43
Views: 9075

RE: AirTran 737 - First Picture!

Good, they can start serving ALO with him or at least DSM. LOL Just kiddin

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Runways At MDW
Replies: 48
Views: 8893

RE: Short Runways At MDW

I take it MDW is not in a good part of town? (never been there) I know DET isn't either.

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not More Service To MYR?
Replies: 17
Views: 4832

RE: Why Not More Service To MYR?

hey didn't you leave off the Hooters Air...

It doesn't show Hooters Air on flytecomm  Crying

LOL

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD
Replies: 11
Views: 4860

RE: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD

<i>If I had the money, I know I'd be doing some thing to make a plan like this work.</i> So would I I agree some popular destinations such as <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (L<acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> / KL<acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acrony...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not More Service To MYR?
Replies: 17
Views: 4832

RE: Why Not More Service To MYR?

I actually think your service isn't to bad considering there is about 250,000 in the area. Here's what you got today: <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> - <acronym title="Japan Air Commuter">3X</acronym> Airtran <acronym title=...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot At Mesaba
Replies: 43
Views: 3781

RE: Pilot At Mesaba

No I don't think it's a joke they really do get payed $17,000. That's pathetic. And they are still losing money!!!  Crying

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Choice On DeltaConnection CRJ
Replies: 17
Views: 3598

RE: Seat Choice On DeltaConnection CRJ

Assuming you are on a 50 passenger CRJ, row 8 would be the best, due to the extra legroom.
http://seatguru.com/delta/Canadair_Jet.shtml

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest And Midwest Connect Frequency Additions
Replies: 6
Views: 2350

RE: Midwest And Midwest Connect Frequency Additions

DSM has lost <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> already this year and now we get to lose <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym> and <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KD...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD
Replies: 11
Views: 4860

Moving Some Commercial Flights To RFD From ORD

I know there has been some talk about building a new Chicago airport. Why not just use RFD? The only commercial flights there are are Transmeridan flights which is not very many. I think they could start some flights over there for the western suburbs of Chicago and the town itself which should be a...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trouble With Radar At DIA?
Replies: 38
Views: 3941

RE: Trouble With Radar At DIA?

Why don't they divert those planes to places like <acronym title="Colorado Springs - Municipal (Peterson AFB) (COS / KCOS), USA - Colorado">COS</acronym>, <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>, <acronym title="Cheyenne (CYS / KCYS), USA - Wyoming">CYS...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Runways At MDW
Replies: 48
Views: 8893

RE: Short Runways At MDW

And I thought we were never gonna make it off the ground on <acronym title="Sun Country Airlines (USA)">SY</acronym> at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> on 30L this Spring.  <img src="/discussions/graphi...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, DL And UA Who Will Survive?
Replies: 34
Views: 8040

RE: AA, DL And UA Who Will Survive?

I will be surprised if AA ever gets out of debt........isn't it something like one BILLION dollars interest every year?!?!  Confused

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Runways At MDW
Replies: 48
Views: 8893

RE: Short Runways At MDW

<i>Do you really think the FAA would allow millions of people to travel into and out an airport that they didn't deem safe? Also, 31C/13C and 4R/22L are the only two runway that can handle the commercial airlines.</i> They allow tons of CRJ's into <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD ...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA's New Hub...Toledo? :)
Replies: 29
Views: 4171

RE: ATA's New Hub...Toledo? :)

Toledo?!?! I think <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym> or <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ</acronym> would be more likely.......... some where not so close to <acronym title="Chi...

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus & Boeing Fans
Replies: 39
Views: 4816

RE: Airbus & Boeing Fans

Ya it's just Americans want their stuff built in the U.S. instead of China for example or their friend or family member likes Airbus or Boeing so they like it...... or people just like to fight.................

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by iowaman
Thu May 20, 2004 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Airlines DSM-DCA/MCI Service Terminate
Replies: 24
Views: 5408

RE: Midwest Airlines DSM-DCA/MCI Service Terminate

I think 1 or 2x daily on a Independence Air CRJ would be worth a try into DSM and CID. Otherwise the only other airline i could see have a flight to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> would be United, but that's pretty unlikely. <br><br>[Edi...

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