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by bayareapilot
Sun Jul 03, 2005 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Wrong With United!? Multiple 744 Breakdown
Replies: 138
Views: 15884

RE: What Is Wrong With United!? Multiple 744 Breakdown

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by bayareapilot
Mon May 23, 2005 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yahoo, Travelocity, And Bogus Fares
Replies: 42
Views: 5214

RE: Yahoo, Travelocity, And Bogus Fares

Two words: yield management

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by bayareapilot
Sat Apr 09, 2005 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA And Their Fake One-stop Flights To LHR
Replies: 91
Views: 14512

RE: UA And Their Fake One-stop Flights To LHR

I looked the word direct up in a dictionary. It has several meanings, but none of them match how airlines use the word. Here is the closest: 3 a : proceeding from one point to another in time or space without deviation or interruption : STRAIGHT b : proceeding by the shortest way <the direct route> ...

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by bayareapilot
Sun Mar 27, 2005 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Isn't B747 The Fastest Commercial Airliner Today?
Replies: 69
Views: 11693

RE: Isn't B747 The Fastest Commercial Airliner Today?

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by bayareapilot
Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: AA And CO Get China Rights
Replies: 85
Views: 11876

RE: Official: AA And CO Get China Rights

Congratulations to <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. What I want to know is, why is <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> permitted to waste US-China rights by providing Japan-China service? I don't ca...

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by bayareapilot
Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mainline And Express Changes
Replies: 30
Views: 5562

RE: UA Mainline And Express Changes

Most (all?) of these changes seem to be reflected in the UA timetable dated Dec. 4, available at:
http://www.uatimetable.com/United.pdf?linkTitle=Download+PDF

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by bayareapilot
Thu Dec 09, 2004 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Picture Of China Airlines' New First Class
Replies: 28
Views: 7485

RE: Picture Of China Airlines' New First Class

<i>I would think that with their political tendencies that they would steer away from luxury and splendor in favor of a more uniformly plain decor.</i>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> You do realize China Airlines is the flag carrier of the Republic of China, aka Ta...

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by bayareapilot
Tue Dec 07, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: About Transiting US
Replies: 24
Views: 2402

RE: About Transiting US

B747-437B: Where did you get the 58% statistic? Not questioning its accuracy, just curious. In the quite limited sample size of my friends from non-visa waiver countries, the denial rate has been 100%. Chinaeastern: Sorry to say, but if you're not a US citizen I'd definitely try to avoid stopping in...

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by bayareapilot
Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Just Made A Major Mistake, Help Requested!
Replies: 66
Views: 12986

RE: United Just Made A Major Mistake, Help Request

Similar thing happened to me recently. I booked an <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> award <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> roundtrip in C for my girlfriend using <acronym tit...

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