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by yokohama1970
Mon Aug 23, 2004 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Or OAK For HP?
Replies: 18
Views: 3159

RE: SFO Or OAK For HP?

i guess i am just a greatful non-rever. i never have any expectations (too many let downs), so i am always happy to have "hitched a free ride." funny how i work for AWA & have not heard about the <acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acrony...

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by yokohama1970
Mon Aug 23, 2004 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline Or Another Scam?
Replies: 6
Views: 2881

RE: New Airline Or Another Scam?

Jaspike

love the English humour! that Airscandic site is so bad, it's good! how in the world did you happen upon that site? www.worldscrappiestwebsites.com?

Tom

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by yokohama1970
Mon Aug 23, 2004 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Or OAK For HP?
Replies: 18
Views: 3159

RE: SFO Or OAK For HP?

Byrdluvs747 as an AWA employee, i enjoy day trips to the Bay Area. out of my 6 round-trips to San Fran, i have used Oakland International 5 times. why? our <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland Int...

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by yokohama1970
Mon Aug 23, 2004 3:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Works For HP Here?
Replies: 13
Views: 2636

RE: Who Works For HP Here?

HPA320 i don't work @ <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> for AWA. i do work @ <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> for AWA. i work swing-shift on the B-Side/International ...

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by yokohama1970
Sun Aug 22, 2004 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Airlines Service...
Replies: 16
Views: 6561

RE: Sun Country Airlines Service...

CRJboy Sun Country uses Delta Airlines for their contract here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. Sun Country contracts Ticket Counter, Gates & Ground Ops with Delta @ Terminal 3 Sky Harbor. the Delta side has a full-service & "street-pr...

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by yokohama1970
Sun Aug 22, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP Comes To Realize Transcon Is Overcrowded
Replies: 31
Views: 6893

RE: HP Comes To Realize Transcon Is Overcrowded

HPA320 I agree, AWA should send A319's or A320's on the <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> & <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Aug 20, 2004 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP Comes To Realize Transcon Is Overcrowded
Replies: 31
Views: 6893

RE: HP Comes To Realize Transcon Is Overcrowded

i routinely check our boarding totals for all our AWA transcons & they are very full. besides, families typically cut back on travel after Labor Day. yes, finally some smart decision making by our management! <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Aug 20, 2004 5:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Hubs For Connecting
Replies: 25
Views: 3163

RE: Best Hubs For Connecting

i agree with Greater Pittsburgh International Airport. the "X" is a very simple & straight-forward design. 25 gates per concourse. plus, free Wi-Fi in the food court area, "street prices" for eateries & a retail mall! <a href="http://www.pitairport.com/redirect.jsp" target=_blank>http://www.pitairpo...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st America West Flight What To Expect
Replies: 8
Views: 5095

RE: 1st America West Flight What To Expect

Shamrock

Nice! that video is ultra retro, sweet!

Tom

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by yokohama1970
Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PHX-IAD-MSP-PHX Which Airline?
Replies: 7
Views: 3530

RE: PHX-IAD-MSP-PHX Which Airline?

He is going for job interviews, he needs to have postive space. passsenger loads for Summer 2004 have been very high. a lot of full flights. sucks for non-reving! but, great to see families traveling again.

good luck Brian!

Tom

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by yokohama1970
Thu Aug 19, 2004 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st America West Flight What To Expect
Replies: 8
Views: 5095

RE: 1st America West Flight What To Expect

a Flight Fund upgrade or the $100 upgrade is reasonable for flights over a few hours. that is, if you require a little more space, free liquor, attentive service, first on/first off boarding, over-head bin space. there is no food service on AWA flights under 3 hours. also, you may bring your own foo...

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by yokohama1970
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CFM56 V2500
Replies: 5
Views: 2219

RE: CFM56 V2500

Anders IAE V2500 <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/561109/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/561109/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/0/1/561109.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border=...

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by yokohama1970
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Has Placed An Order For 22 Airbus
Replies: 19
Views: 6494

RE: America West Has Placed An Order For 22 Airbus

Ian "aka" UK_Dispatcher the BA contract was a money issue. America West's bid for the BA contract was too much. after 9/17/2004, ServisAir will take over Ground Ops for BA at PHX. ServisAir also handles Ground Ops for ATA, Aero Mexico & Airborne/DHL. they used to handle Lufthansa Ground Ops. LH stop...

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by yokohama1970
Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet @ The Airport
Replies: 23
Views: 2235

RE: Internet @ The Airport

Greater Pittsburgh International has free Wi-Fi. Airside Terminal Food Court area. <a href="http://www.pitairport.com/wifi.jsp" target=_blank>http://www.pitairport.com/wifi.jsp</a> as for MSP <a href="http://www.mspairport.com/msp/headlines/Wireless_services.asp" target=_blank>http://www.mspairport....

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by yokohama1970
Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Long HP - CSR to join union
Replies: 64
Views: 11659

So Long HP - CSR to join union

FYI

TWU Local 580 deducts 1 hour of pay from our paycheck every two weeks for union dues.


Tom

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by yokohama1970
Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Stocks
Replies: 5
Views: 1969

RE: Airline Stocks

i wish i had the "put" calls on AMR, <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> or UAL (now UALAQ). Yahoo "puts" would have been sweet! <a href="http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/charts/chartdl.asp?Symbol=ualaq" target=_blank>http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/...

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by yokohama1970
Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Long HP - CSR to join union
Replies: 64
Views: 11659

So Long HP - CSR to join union

hopefully, our Pax Services co-workers will read through a copy of our TWU Local 580 for Fleet Services. yes, we do have a contract through June 12, 2005, but not a good one! i hope Pax Services will ask for assistance from our IBT Maintenance & Mechanics. Our AFA-CWA represented Flight Attendents a...

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by yokohama1970
Tue Aug 17, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Water Ingestion
Replies: 24
Views: 13211

Engine Water Ingestion

james please try the "tech/ops" forum here on Airliners.net. there are lots of mechanics, pilots & experts who may thoroughly answer your question. google has many results also. <a href="http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&q=turbofan+water+ingestion" target=_blank>http://www.google.com/s...

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by yokohama1970
Tue Aug 17, 2004 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL Charter Airlines
Replies: 40
Views: 5990

RE: NFL Charter Airlines

the Arizona Cardinals charter an America West 757-200. on Saturday August 14th my team did that turn @ B23. it was <acronym title="Puerto Vallarta - Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Int'l (PVR), Mexico">PVR</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> <ac...

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by yokohama1970
Tue Aug 17, 2004 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has HP Dropped LAS-RDU?
Replies: 14
Views: 3070

RE: Has HP Dropped LAS-RDU?

just verified <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>-<acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> on Shares/QIK. <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">...

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by yokohama1970
Sun Aug 15, 2004 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Has Placed An Order For 22 Airbus
Replies: 19
Views: 6494

RE: America West Has Placed An Order For 22 Airbus

hey there! some routes & aircraft choices seem to lack any rationality. Phoenix is a huge leisure destination in the winter-time! i will check the validity of the A319 <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartfor...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 30, 2004 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Hotspots
Replies: 21
Views: 2573

RE: Airport Hotspots

if you are travelling from <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> or have a long lay-over, head to the food court in the center of the airside terminal. i have used their wi-fi service several times. i hope this service lasts f...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 29, 2004 7:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320/A319 "barking" After Shutdown
Replies: 39
Views: 25066

RE: A320/A319 "barking" After Shutdown

American757 quite common. our A319/320's usually taxi-out on engine 2. during taxi-out, they start, turn & ignite the engine 1. here @ AWA, our pilots usually turn engine 2, during pushback & engine 1 during taxi-out. as posted above, the PTU is hydraulically controlled & required to enable engine s...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 29, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions For The Ramp Rats
Replies: 19
Views: 5515

RE: Questions For The Ramp Rats

1. I use rain gear in the winter time. our winter rainy days here are like late fall days back in Pittsburgh & Rhode Island. summertime? no way! the cold rain feels great! but, the monsoons always generate numerous/frequent lightning strikes, incredible winds & tons of gritty/fine dust. 2. <acronym ...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 29, 2004 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Taxi Times
Replies: 23
Views: 5257

RE: Southwest Airlines Taxi Times

i witness the SWA (nascar series) high speed taxi-ins, daily. here @ <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, all the SWA pilots have lead foots! i have spoken with a few of our mechanics here @ AWA & <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">C...

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by yokohama1970
Wed Jul 28, 2004 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Southwest Comment On PHL Flight
Replies: 65
Views: 11333

RE: Funny Southwest Comment On PHL Flight

as an america west employee, i non-rev on AWA or SWA, quite often. since, i have family in Rhode Island, i always try to non-rev on SWA's non-stop <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (...

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by yokohama1970
Mon Jul 26, 2004 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Hometown Complaints
Replies: 104
Views: 6127

RE: Your Hometown Complaints

azjetgeek how's it going? the south extension to terminal 4 @ sky harbor, will be for SWA. jetblue will use the vacant aloha gate on the south end of terminal 3. aloha will no longer fly into/out of sky harbor. yes, sky harbor is dominated by SWA & AWA. SWA @ <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor Int...

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by yokohama1970
Sat Jul 24, 2004 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Free Hotspot At IAD
Replies: 2
Views: 1992

RE: Free Hotspot At IAD

no mention of free hot-spot @ <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> on the website. however, Verizon does offer "Wireless Broadband Access" throughout Washington, DC. a tad-pricey though! $79.99/monthly. plus, you have to buy a wireless card sp...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 23, 2004 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 744 At Phx
Replies: 26
Views: 5540

RE: British Airways 744 At Phx

i have spoken with my AWA/HP co-workers, who handle the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 289/288 flight here @ <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> is currently re-configuring the 777...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 23, 2004 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Female Pilots
Replies: 39
Views: 9499

RE: 2 Female Pilots

last summer i was non-reving on one of our <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> flights. i think it was <acronym title="America Wes...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 23, 2004 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest..Can It Get Worse?
Replies: 151
Views: 14913

RE: Southwest..Can It Get Worse?

airbus 3801 what issues do you have with America West? as an employee, i would like to know specifics. i work with airbus A319/320 everyday. i admit, the cabin layout & design are modern & simple. yes, jetblue & frontier cabins are a step above. have you flown on a SWA 737-700, with the new leather ...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 22, 2004 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/AWA Ops @ LAX
Replies: 0
Views: 1975

HP/AWA Ops @ LAX

how's it going? as a ramper for AWA/HP @ <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, i was wondering if our <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> station has become over-whelmed with the <acronym t...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 22, 2004 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of HP
Replies: 49
Views: 5470

AWA Clubs & LAS-MSY

in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> has 3 America West Clubs. http://www.americawest.com/flightfund/awaclub/ff_awclublocations.htm about the <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran In...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 22, 2004 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need Airline Code Help
Replies: 6
Views: 2870

RE: Need Airline Code Help

People Express <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> (IATA) PEX (ICAO) <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> = Continental Airlines received the <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> routes @ <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New ...

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by yokohama1970
Thu Jul 22, 2004 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Aircraft Turn-around Times
Replies: 29
Views: 11678

RE: Southwest Aircraft Turn-around Times

don't forget, southwest airlines takes better care of their employees, than most other airlines. i believe the banner @ the SWA <acronym title="Hahn Air Lines (Germany)">HR</acronym> building is "our employees are #1." consistent profit sharing throughout the ranks. "spirit week." true, the swa empl...

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by yokohama1970
Mon Jul 19, 2004 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Union(s) For FA's And Mechanics
Replies: 4
Views: 2602

RE: CO Union(s) For FA's And Mechanics

hey there boston guy how's it going? i can not answer your <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> question. but, i can explain our union situation here @ america west (HP). i work ground operations (ramp) & i belong to the transportation workers of america union (TWU) local 580. ou...

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by yokohama1970
Mon Jul 19, 2004 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax And FA Get Into Fight
Replies: 12
Views: 3329

RE: Pax And FA Get Into Fight

looks like the flight might have been <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> #1280, which is a B757 which leaves <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> @ 10:15pm & arrives in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR...

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by yokohama1970
Sun Jul 18, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1798

RE: Connecting Question

aatriple7 if you check bags @ the ticket counter in <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>, then your bags should make the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> connections @ <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - In...

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by yokohama1970
Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix (PHX) Airport Info Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 4622

RE: Phoenix (PHX) Airport Info Needed

dragonwings Air Canada uses gate C or gates 1-7 on the United Airlines side of Terminal 2 @ <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. United takes care of the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> contract (ticket counter, gates & ground ops). ...

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by yokohama1970
Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Checked Luggage At
Replies: 9
Views: 2837

RE: Checked Luggage At

airplanelover and scott i work for <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> as a ramper. i spent a 90 day bid in our bagroom. <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 16, 2004 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Is HP Getting More 757's?
Replies: 20
Views: 3894

RE: So Is HP Getting More 757's?

PHXFlyer a lot of rumors, so far. ETOPS certification would be great if we start our own <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> or <acro...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 16, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BIL Ever Receive New Air Service?
Replies: 13
Views: 3507

Will BIL Ever Receive New Air Service?

Shawn America West Express (Mesa Airlines) offers daily non-stops from <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> & <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> to <acronym title="Billings - Logan Inte...

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by yokohama1970
Fri Jul 16, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 767 In Phx
Replies: 6
Views: 3473

RE: AA 767 In Phx

adrian i have been working <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> ramp for AWA/HP for over 2 years. i remember seeing 767-200's & 767-300's mainly in fall 2002 & winter 2003. currently, a lot of <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80's,...

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by yokohama1970
Tue Jul 13, 2004 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colorado To DC....Need Good Price
Replies: 11
Views: 2327

RE: Colorado To DC....Need Good Price

nabil how's it going? i just checked Americawest.com. if you depart oct.12 (tues) & return oct.19 (tues) fares are: <acronym title="Colorado Springs - Municipal (Peterson AFB) (COS / KCOS), USA - Colorado">COS</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">...

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by yokohama1970
Tue Jul 13, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Have Never Seen This Before (CO Micronesia)
Replies: 19
Views: 8342

RE: I Have Never Seen This Before (CO Micronesia)

hey greg i lived in tokyo from 1970-1973 & 1983-1990. our family went to guam (GUM) & saipan (<acronym title="Obyan - Saipan International (SPN / GSN / PGSN), Northern Mariana Islands">SPN</acronym>) on seperate christmas vacations. i will never forget being the little boy amongst so many giant men....

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by yokohama1970
Tue Jul 13, 2004 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue To Phoenix
Replies: 84
Views: 9653

RE: Jet Blue To Phoenix

hey richierich just a note about america west <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> service. we offer 1 daily A320 non-stop <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="For...

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