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by SurfandSnow
Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Royal Jordanian RJ 267: 17/DEC/09:AMM-YUL: J Cabin
Replies: 25
Views: 32485

RE: Royal Jordanian RJ 267: 17/DEC/09:AMM-YUL: J Cabin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote" ><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>a transit hotel where I was ...

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by SurfandSnow
Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Flights
Replies: 51
Views: 5155

RE: Shortest Flights

I flew <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> to <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> a few weeks ago. My friends in Madison couldn't even believe such a flight exist...

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by SurfandSnow
Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Highest Trafic With Fewest Runways
Replies: 28
Views: 7249

RE: Airports With Highest Trafic With Fewest Runwa

Now now, the number of runways in and of itself can be a bit misleading. Both <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> have four runways capable of support...

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by SurfandSnow
Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AS OAK-OGG Inaugural November 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7397

RE: AS OAK-OGG Inaugural November 2009

What was JetStar doing at OGG?!?

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Icelandair FI 631: 22/AUG/09: KEF-BOS: J Cabin
Replies: 45
Views: 34181

RE: Icelandair FI 631: 22/AUG/09: KEF-BOS: J Cabin

Icelandair is certainly not the only relatively major carrier from a very small but wealthy home market that is overwhelmingly dependent on transit traffic for its livelihood (Copa Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, and others come to mind), but it is certainly the only one I can think of t...

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by SurfandSnow
Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air China CA 932: 10/AUG/09: FRA-PEK: Y Cabin
Replies: 27
Views: 35166

RE: Air China CA 932: 10/AUG/09: FRA-PEK: Y Cabin

I'm honestly quite shocked that Air China was so bad. After all, they are competing against the likes of <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>, <acronym title="Asiana Airlines (South Korea)">OZ</acronym>, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong...

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by SurfandSnow
Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-SFO-LAX: AA Vs. VX
Replies: 14
Views: 12070

LAX-SFO-LAX: AA Vs. VX

Good morning everyone, After reading the latest krisworldB777 trip report, I have been inspired to write my very own trip report in similar fashion. I thought I would take this opportunity to compare the many important differences between a typical, hopelessly abominable U.S. legacy airline (AA) and...

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by SurfandSnow
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Inaugural Day Of Service: BA Embraer 170 LCY-AMS
Replies: 36
Views: 25325

RE: Inaugural Day Of Service: BA Embraer 170 LCY-AMS

Wow! LCY sure looks like a very nice little airport.

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by SurfandSnow
Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Onwards & Upwards: PER-SIN In SQ's New Regional J
Replies: 28
Views: 16069

RE: Onwards & Upwards: PER-SIN In SQ's New Regional J

Man oh man! What a hilarious trip report. Comments like this - <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: co...

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by SurfandSnow
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: For Extended Longhaul: Direct Or N/s?
Replies: 9
Views: 4698

RE: For Extended Longhaul: Direct Or N/s?

I think it really depends on the person. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E39...

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Allegiant At Tiny Airports - How Does It Work?
Replies: 4
Views: 5945

RE: Allegiant At Tiny Airports - How Does It Work?

Many Allegiant stations (i.e. <acronym title="Cedar Rapids - The Eastern Iowa (Municipal) (CID / KCID), USA - Iowa">CID</acronym>, <acronym title="Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International (GSO / KGSO), USA - North Carolina">GSO</acronym>, MFE) see or used to see regular mainline service. As for Gra...

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by SurfandSnow
Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA SAN-BOS In First (pics)
Replies: 33
Views: 19075

RE: AA SAN-BOS In First (pics)

Kinda sad to see the first class offering on a 6 hour flight from <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> (althou...

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by SurfandSnow
Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Zurich To Ohio On DL (ZRH-JFK/LGA-CMH,CLE-JFK-ZRH)
Replies: 19
Views: 22127

RE: Zurich To Ohio On DL (ZRH-JFK/LGA-CMH,CLE-JFK-ZRH)

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by SurfandSnow
Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Best Flight Ever On Mesa?! SAT-DEN-BHM (pics)
Replies: 5
Views: 7769

RE: Best Flight Ever On Mesa?! SAT-DEN-BHM (pics)

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by SurfandSnow
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jetblue Inaugural LAX To JFK June 17, 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 14440

RE: Jetblue Inaugural LAX To JFK June 17, 2009

How exciting! I wouldn't be surprised to see <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> add additional flights to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> as the economy starts to improve. Seeing as how they are pretty much maxed out at <acro...

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by SurfandSnow
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TUS-IPC On WN/AF/LA (pics)
Replies: 18
Views: 11509

RE: TUS-IPC On WN/AF/LA (pics)

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BCN-PHL-LAX On US Envoy/First
Replies: 19
Views: 17117

RE: BCN-PHL-LAX On US Envoy/First

Wow! US looks like a great airline to fly across the Atlantic. Their A321 also looks very nice.

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AZA-FAR-AZA On Allegiant Some Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 9633

RE: AZA-FAR-AZA On Allegiant Some Pics

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United UA 863: 13/MAR/09: SFO-SYD: J Cabin
Replies: 44
Views: 33667

RE: United UA 863: 13/MAR/09: SFO-SYD: J Cabin

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ORD/ICN/NRT/HIJ With The Airline Of The Year (Pix)
Replies: 17
Views: 22954

RE: ORD/ICN/NRT/HIJ With The Airline Of The Year (Pix)

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ZRH-AMS-PEK-FNJ On KL And JS, Incl. Tupolev 154B
Replies: 39
Views: 27400

RE: ZRH-AMS-PEK-FNJ On KL And JS, Incl. Tupolev 154B

Wow! With all of the recent tensions surrounding North Korea, I am MOST curious to hear more about your trip to that country.

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ryanair Does Emirates: G'day Melbourne & Adelaide!
Replies: 70
Views: 34145

RE: Ryanair Does Emirates: G'day Melbourne & Adelaide!

First of all, great (entertaining) introduction to Emirates. I also thoroughly enjoyed your descriptions of Wilma. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:...

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by SurfandSnow
Sun May 10, 2009 5:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Finally Lost My Virginity! VS LHR-HKG-LHR
Replies: 27
Views: 23100

RE: Finally Lost My Virginity! VS LHR-HKG-LHR

Just remember, if you ever do come to the U.S. you certainly won't find any of those complimentary luggage trolleys at our airports  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> I actually read an interesting article that compared American airports to premier Asian ones (li...

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by SurfandSnow
Wed May 06, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 3 Saudi-Cali: American Airines Eco JFK-LAX
Replies: 20
Views: 17271

RE: Part 3 Saudi-Cali: American Airines Eco JFK-LAX

When I flew <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> from <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> this past March (also on a 767), the buy on board option i...

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by SurfandSnow
Wed May 06, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 2 Saudi-Cali: Emirates F Class On A380 To JFK
Replies: 31
Views: 33400

RE: Part 2 Saudi-Cali: Emirates F Class On A380 To JFK

WOW! Certainly quite a different experience from my own <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> Emirates flight last summer where, after han...

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by SurfandSnow
Sat May 02, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways J SEA-LHR-AMS Longer-Better-Ruder
Replies: 30
Views: 25519

RE: British Airways J SEA-LHR-AMS Longer-Better-Ruder

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by SurfandSnow
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA F CID-DEN-LAX
Replies: 3
Views: 7504

UA F CID-DEN-LAX

Background: A good friend of mine who attends the University of Iowa turned 21 this past week, and I agreed to travel all the way from <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> to celebrate it with him upon hearing of his elaborate plans for a citywide barcrawl. My mom is a United Airlines flight atte...

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by SurfandSnow
Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Travel To North Korea
Replies: 6
Views: 6620

RE: Air Travel To North Korea

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by SurfandSnow
Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Travel To North Korea
Replies: 6
Views: 6620

RE: Air Travel To North Korea

I was under the impression that visitors to North Korea have no control over their flight selection...the relevant "tour agency" will more or less arbitrarily book you on either Air China or Air Koryo (the only scheduled operators into the country). I imagine virtually all foreigners will fly in fro...

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Routes Have You Flown With EK?
Replies: 49
Views: 8374

RE: What Routes Have You Flown With EK?

Flew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> this past summer. Was extremely impressed with the coach service...hot towels at the beginning ...

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by SurfandSnow
Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Top 10 Scariest Airports
Replies: 51
Views: 20385

RE: World's Top 10 Scariest Airports

How about <acronym title="Burbank (/ Glendale / Pasadena) - Bob Hope (Lockheed Air Terminal) (BUR / KBUR), USA - California">BUR</acronym>? Nearby mountains, a crowded terminal that is EXTREMELY close to the runways, and runways themselves so short that they leave absolutely no room for error...Just...

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by SurfandSnow
Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Factors Influencing Your Choice Of Airline
Replies: 26
Views: 11229

RE: Factors Influencing Your Choice Of Airline

As with virtually all other consumers, price is a top concern. Coach is coach - a confined seat with limited amenities. In fact, I find it funny how 10 years ago people complained about how bad the (complimentary) airline food was, now they complain that its gone. Do you really miss the substandard ...

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