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by SkyvanMan
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your IFE Preference: Large Screen Or Private TV?
Replies: 16
Views: 3747

RE: Your IFE Preference: Large Screen Or Private T

PTV if there are channel choices but if the ptvs are all playing the same movie I prefer large screens.

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airplane Model In LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 11341

RE: Airplane Model In LAX

Okay I've confirmed Puzzle Zoo no longer carries any aviation related models. I looked through the whole store and asked the clerk and she said she didn't know about any airplane models available at the store.

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Runway 25R ILS Out Of Service Again
Replies: 5
Views: 4873

RE: LAX Runway 25R ILS Out Of Service Again

Damn, they need to get that thign fixed, though for the first time I'll be flying out of an alternate airport after a few hundred flights out of <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> so I don't really care. Anyways Let's hoppe they got the 4th reun...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-8ISP
Replies: 14
Views: 8984

RE: Boeing 747-8ISP

Definitely will not happen. Boeing as announced the new generation of 747 and it will liekly be the last, plus I think the original <acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portugal)">SP</acronym> had strengethend wing and center sections which would require some reengineering to be able to get everything t...

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by SkyvanMan
Fri Aug 04, 2006 5:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6 Sim
Replies: 10
Views: 9716

RE: Airline 6 Sim

DA, the program will obviosuly be buggy if you don't know how to install it or try to do a bunch of other things in the backgroudn while the game is running. In my experience it is just as stable as most major commercia lreleases and when there are bugs Efzed releases patches for it. When you buy th...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Are You Flying Next? Part II
Replies: 49
Views: 5919

RE: Where Are You Flying Next? Part II

My next flight is gonna be August 20/21/22 or 23 <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> or <acronym title="Los Angeles - Internatio...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is There A Plane You Would Not Fly On?
Replies: 75
Views: 9362

RE: Is There A Plane You Would Not Fly On?

I wouldn't fly on an M-22 Osprey or any of the older Soviet aircraft besides of safety concerns. I'd also not fly on a plane any smaller in size than a Cessna 406 or DHC-3 but besides that I'm pretty open.

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CRJ Or ERJ Or FRJ
Replies: 24
Views: 4296

RE: CRJ Or ERJ Or FRJ

I prefer the CRJs over the ERJs, mainly because I've flown on them more times and overall the flight was more enjoyable, however I haven't flown on an RJ since I flew on Independence Air 2 years ago so I think it is time for me to fly on some RJs again.

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Final Hours Of Trade Deadline: Rumors And Deals
Replies: 9
Views: 2838

RE: Final Hours Of Trade Deadline: Rumors And Deals

There's also a rumor of Craig Wilson going from the Pirates to a number of teams however the Pirates will only do a trade if they can get rid of at least one overpaid player such as Sean Casey or Jeromy Burnitz. Additional Rumor is Miguel Tejada, interest from the Dodgers (where in the world do you ...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Odd Reqest-Cesna 560XL Wheel/Tire Size
Replies: 1
Views: 3082

Odd Reqest-Cesna 560XL Wheel/Tire Size

I have a rather odd request. I'm wondering if anybody knows the dimensions of the Cesna 560XL's Landing Gear, Nose Wheel and Wing Wheels (if different). If anybody has this information I'd greatly appreciate this information which I've been unable to find in any of my normal sources for aircraft dim...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airplane Model In LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 11341

RE: Airplane Model In LAX

I'm sad to report but Puzzle Zoo has been downsized, I was just by there yesterday (didn't see your post until today) and I think the rent raises have driven them out of a large portion of the area they used to occupy they now occupy just 1 storeforn space instead of multiple areas. I'll check but I...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 10:00 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6 Sim
Replies: 10
Views: 9716

RE: Airline 6 Sim

I have played every Airline since V4 and I love them! Frank and his team are great at what they do and able to do what no big company has done. Airline really is the closest you can come ot runnign your own airline besides actually running an airline. If I were you I'd get it, but be warned the game...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick Question Re United
Replies: 12
Views: 4367

RE: Quick Question Re United

United has PTVS on all their international (3 class) 777s though it isn't as nice as most airlines PTV offerings as <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> does is just put one movie or programming item on each channel and start all movies at the same time, then when the last movie has e...

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by SkyvanMan
Sun Jul 30, 2006 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - 11 Plus 9 Abreast Economy Class?
Replies: 46
Views: 11588

RE: A380 - 11 Plus 9 Abreast Economy Class?

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by SkyvanMan
Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: PEK-HKG CX J Class "Cargo Flight" Pics + Video
Replies: 13
Views: 10151

RE: PEK-HKG CX J Class "Cargo Flight" Pics + Video

Nice trip report. I'm wondering though about the gun with the thermometer gun and the mask that you refer to in the end. Is that done for Brid flu or for smethign else?

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by SkyvanMan
Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Homeward Bound: NW/KL DTW-AMS-AUH (long, +Pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 10629

RE: Homeward Bound: NW/KL DTW-AMS-AUH (long, +Pics

Nice report. I liked all the pictures.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> I have to agree with you about KLM's Economy class product, the service is very good (better than <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Business in some ways). As for the baggag...

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by SkyvanMan
Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Flagship Service: JFK-LAX In First Class (pics)
Replies: 56
Views: 33408

RE: AA Flagship Service: JFK-LAX In First Class (pics)

Thanks for the great report, I'm surprised that in First on a premium service flight you would be offered a sandwhich. In First on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 767 (one of the ones with barebones First seats, no footrest or lumbar just slight recline and 37 pitch) <acronym t...

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by SkyvanMan
Fri Jul 28, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airplane Model In LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 11341

RE: Airplane Model In LAX

Sorry to add on to this thread but I'm wondering what those places in L.A. that sell models. I haven't found any in any place I've been, though that is mostly only the West L.A. and Beverly Hills area. BTW You can buy some models on the aircraft depending on the airline. I saw a few available on KLM...

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality And Identification Help
Replies: 6
Views: 4291

RE: Quality And Identification Help

Thanks for both of your help. I'm gonna see if any of the other ones I got are any better at the other places as I used a D100 for the other two and for one of them the light was horrible...I have yet to come across those on the cards though.

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality And Identification Help
Replies: 6
Views: 4291

RE: Quality And Identification Help

Don't know why it makes you download it, you must not be using Firefox. If you are using IE there should be a setting somewhere to view links with an image file extension in browser.

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality And Identification Help
Replies: 6
Views: 4291

RE: Quality And Identification Help

You don't have to download them per se. YOu can just ivew them in your browser. I know the quality is not that good but I really didn't expect to see an aircraft at the strip when we went out of the Serengeti on our way to Lake Victoria (in a safari car of course). I had to quickly get the camer out...

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Quality And Identification Help
Replies: 6
Views: 4291

Quality And Identification Help

I have a picture here that I know, if it was of a larger more common aircraft at a airport would definitely not be accepted. However I am wondering what you think about this as I could not find anything in the database that would match this registration. (The registration is 5H-R*Y) It is possible t...

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sam Chui Question
Replies: 48
Views: 17878

RE: Sam Chui Question

He seemed very nice when I met him. I met him back at AI 2004 (the only one I've had a chance to attend so far) and he was very nice and from my short experience talking to him I don't see how people could bash him. He is just very successful at what he does.

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Flights Stopping In ORD - Allowed To Get Off?
Replies: 13
Views: 5786

RE: UA Flights Stopping In ORD - Allowed To Get Off?

If you fly in to the US from another country you will not have a choice but to get off and go through immigration, and customs (which is horrible at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>), even if you are flying on the same plane to a continuing d...

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What US Airline Is Strongest In Europe And Asia
Replies: 6
Views: 5257

RE: What US Airline Is Strongest In Europe And Asia

I'd say <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. The only flights I can remember going on to Europe are on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and TWA. I must say however that at <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, which is a rat...

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Currently Stored 747-400s
Replies: 31
Views: 12249

RE: Currently Stored 747-400s

Wow, this pisses me off...<acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> really should use some other aircraft than the 767 on international routes (I had to FLY <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / K...

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Okay I will update it later today and I will take them off the list.

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by SkyvanMan
Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets
Replies: 45
Views: 3481

RE: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets

Starlion Blue that is very interesting. I was just throwing names out there and never though there would actually really be an all Saab airline. Also thanks Maurice B for the list. Does anyone want to try to find any problems in the list or is it perfect. Any other airlines? If we consider only jet ...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet @ The Airport
Replies: 23
Views: 2219

RE: Internet @ The Airport

Are there any other airports peopel can think of? Also which one is it for MSP; free or pay?

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LAX 8/30 - 9/02
Replies: 2
Views: 1925

RE: LAX 8/30 - 9/02

I live in L.A. and I think I could make it out to photograph one day with you if you want. I may not be the most experienced or the best photographer but I do know my way around the airport and can keep you company. I also know of another good spot but you need to have a really powerful zoom to get ...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet @ The Airport
Replies: 23
Views: 2219

RE: Internet @ The Airport

What does and what does not. BTW Free internet means that I can access it by its broadcast signal. I don't think anyone wants to have to find the MAC address of the acces point and go through that.

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Get Toothbruch Kits In First Class?
Replies: 24
Views: 5065

RE: Do You Get Toothbruch Kits In First Class?

As stated above United does not offer them domestically in first but they do offer them in Business and First on long flights. I know for sure from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet @ The Airport
Replies: 23
Views: 2219

RE: Internet @ The Airport

I have been wondering this as well. I know that the last time I checked <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> DOES NOT. I have seen some airports (I think Philly but can't remember becase I go through so many airports) that had a Starbucks. I think...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets
Replies: 45
Views: 3481

RE: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets

I am surprised that some airlines have all Fokker fleets. Do any have all Bombardier, Cesna, DeHavilland (besides Flying Boat operators), Ilyushin, Saab, or any other smaller brand fleets. I know that Independence air is all CRJ (until the delivery of the Airbus's at least. I have also been surprise...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Anyone able to find any problems with the list and the new airlines that people claim to be international only? Concerning Pluna Uraguay I will add them to the list when I update it. I do not think I forgot to put it on I just didn't see it, am I correct that your post, Chepos, is the firsm mention ...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets
Replies: 45
Views: 3481

RE: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets

Yeah that is what I thought but wasn't sure if other <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>'s besides the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 were considered Boeing. The <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11F is in Boeings catalog as a conversion they do. With the fact th...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Anyone think of any other?

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Air First Airbus Pics
Replies: 49
Views: 11425

RE: Independence Air First Airbus Pics

At <acronym title="Portland - International Jetport (PWM / KPWM), USA - Maine">PWM</acronym> Delta has a Jetway. I think <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> does too. United doesn't at least from my memorries tehy don't use it. I flew back on them and they used it but with steps d...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Air First Airbus Pics
Replies: 49
Views: 11425

RE: Independence Air First Airbus Pics

Same question as Flighting Dingo. What routes will they operate the A319 on. WIll it be the <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Portland - International Jetport (PWM / KPWM), USA - Maine">PWM</acronym> (Portland, Maine) route....

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets
Replies: 45
Views: 3481

RE: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets

Personally I consider subsidiaries to count with their parent company but maybe that will just narrow that down too much. BTW DfwRevolution, I didn't realize taht that was the case because I have been avoiding flying Continental. Anyways, anyone else?

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets
Replies: 45
Views: 3481

Single Manufacturer Airline Fleets

Besides Southwest which only flies Boeing aircraft (737's) what other airlines fly only aircraft from one manufacturer. I dont care if they fly different planes from the manufacturer but I was wondering what airlines had fleets of aircraft all from one manufacturer, also before someone says Air Jama...

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by SkyvanMan
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

++AIRLINES WITH INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ONLY++ *List Update 2* Air Tahiti Nui (operates no domestic flights within Tahiti but does within other countries) Cathay Pacific (depending on your viewpoint of Hong Kong wether it is or is not part of China) Qatar <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">ME...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Updated List (special thanks to <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> for corrections) -Airlines with International Service Only- Emirates Air Tahiti Nui Cathay Pacific (depending on your viewpoint of Hong Kong wether it is or is not part of China) Qatar <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), B...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Well Icelandair operates to destinations outside of Iceland and even though Iceland is not officially a continent it isnt really part of any specific continent. Besides that though I think you are right about Virgin Atlantic being the only carrier to operate to destinations outside of their main con...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Here is a list I have compiled from the posts in this thread. If you have any corrections or if I missed something just tell me and I will update the list. -Airlines with International Service Only- Emirates Air Tahiti Nui Cathay Pacific Qatar <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Codes I Don't Understand
Replies: 91
Views: 14022

RE: Airport Codes I Don't Understand

LAX is a bad name to have sort of like BOM. I mean who want's to have, in this time of high security, their 3 letter code be Lax. In my opinion though they do have too much security and it is all lax since I have gotten through with toe nail clippers and stuff, and that was around 5 months after 9/1...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Oh I was thinking that you were considering flights that have flights that don't require passports (that is my view of a domestic flight). That widens the possiblities. BTW thanks BA, I got to the site but besides Air Taxi I couldn't tell if they had domestic flights. I say they have all internation...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Row 13 With Some Companies
Replies: 34
Views: 4357

RE: Row 13 With Some Companies

Brad you certainly are!

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

I still can't figure out about Air Tahiti Nui because their main site is in French. Anyways do you consider Cargolux an airline even though it does only cargo. I think that they fly only international. It seems that it would be wasteful to have a 747 do a short route (last time I checked they had an...

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by SkyvanMan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline With International Service Only?
Replies: 115
Views: 10323

RE: Airline With International Service Only?

Air Tahiti Nui flys domestically in Japan. THey have a flight from Tokyo to Osaka. You can take them off of the list. I am however unable to try to reserve a seat on one of those flights so it might be a discontinued or codeshare flight. I will post again when I find out. Air Jamaica has domestic ro...

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