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by hjulicher
Thu Mar 10, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying KL: A Few Questions.
Replies: 24
Views: 4537

RE: Flying KL: A Few Questions.

I was in ams last sunday and the the thursday before. I flew from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</...

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal
Replies: 44
Views: 5469

RE: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal

"Put's <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> on the map?" I think that regardless of what airline decided to serve <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, <acronym title="Detroit - Metr...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 24, 2005 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pres. Vladimir Putin Comments On Russian Aircraft
Replies: 12
Views: 6454

RE: Pres. Vladimir Putin Comments On Russian Aircraft

I know that technologically some Russian a/c were actually better engineered than their western counterparts, the only contrast was, despite their superior engineering, the a/c were wasteful, and thus never had a chance in the west. Remember that the soviet union had an abundance of oil during the 7...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 24, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM New Logo?
Replies: 6
Views: 6083

RE: Air France-KLM New Logo?

I have a copy here in front of me. I say it's a very tasteful logo, and it also portrays a theme of movement because of the line underneath, yet the red dash sort of reminds me of a beacon light blinking on a a/c. Not sure though that I like it better than the current logos. I really hate globalizat...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 24, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal
Replies: 44
Views: 5469

RE: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal

The article says that the terminal will have immigration services. What do they mean by this? Customs and passport control? I think new international service could begin from foreign airlines such as JAL or someother non-skyteam member. Once completed, I think <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 23, 2005 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal
Replies: 44
Views: 5469

NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal

Here is an attached article about the improvements at <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> regarding the proposed new terminal. What do you think about <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s actions? Are they fair? (You don...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 23, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airman Certificate
Replies: 1
Views: 1399

Airman Certificate

How does one become airman certified? Many employers look for this on resumes. What is involved in becoming certified? What type of training is involved? What does an airman certificate grant?

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by hjulicher
Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Jobs For College Students
Replies: 18
Views: 11106

RE: Airline Jobs For College Students

It's funny that this forum was created because I was planning on asking many of the same questions myself, as I too am a college student at the University of Michigan. However, my interests differ slightly, whereas I am more interested in the aspects of managing and running an airport rather than wo...

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by hjulicher
Mon Feb 21, 2005 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's IND Focus City
Replies: 170
Views: 14511

RE: NW's IND Focus City

In response to GoCOgo, I think that if <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> became a regional hub or mini hub, it may turn out to be something like that of <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>. An...

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by hjulicher
Sun Feb 20, 2005 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot And Skyteam
Replies: 28
Views: 5269

RE: Aeroflot And Skyteam

I don't think that the hammer and sickle represents everything that L410Turbolet says it does. I think there is a misunderstanding, and I can attest to this because I am of Russian Jewish decent on one side of my family, which has been for a long time persecuted in Russia. Your remarks about the gul...

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by hjulicher
Sun Feb 20, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's IND Focus City
Replies: 170
Views: 14511

RE: NW's IND Focus City

I'm also not sure whether I want to join this discussion, but I would like to draw your attention to a completely different market to make a comparison. Take a look at the Dusseldorf, Essen, Dortmand regional area. I would have to say that this is one of the most crowded parts of the world. Probably...

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by hjulicher
Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot And Skyteam
Replies: 28
Views: 5269

Aeroflot And Skyteam

When do you suppose Aeroflot will be integrated with skyteam? How close are they to becoming a member? What is the likelyhood that they will begin code-share agreements with Delta?

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by hjulicher
Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12837

RE: A380 In Detroit

In response to NW7E7, It would not be worth the money to upgrade <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>'s structure to accomodate a daily A380 since it will be from an airline other than <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> b...

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by hjulicher
Sat Feb 19, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airlines Have You Flown? Post Em' Here!
Replies: 146
Views: 16053

RE: What Airlines Have You Flown? Post Em' Here!

Northwest
KLM
Delta & Delta connection
Continental & Continental Express
Czech Airlines
United
Air Canada
Aeroflot
Kavkazki'i Mineraln'i Vodi (KMV)
Atlant Soyuz
KrasAir
Yugoslavian Airlines
Spirit
USAir

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12837

RE: A380 In Detroit

Detroit is one of the fastest growing airports in the country. It's one of the few profitable airports. Check this detnews article for more info, <a href="http://www.detnews.com/2005/business/0502/08/C01-83228.htm." target=_blank>http://www.detnews.com/2005/business/0502/08/C01-83228.htm.</a> If you...

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12837

A380 In Detroit

Likely, to never happen, but I was wondering whether <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> was certified to receive these mammoths. They just completeted a new runway a couple years ago, I would think that it is big enough to receive these pl...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 17, 2005 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airport Sees All Airbus Widebody Types?
Replies: 38
Views: 5420

RE: What Airport Sees All Airbus Widebody Types?

DTW
Royal Jordanian A340
NW, LH A330-300
NW A320, A319
Spirit A321

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 17, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primaris Airlines
Replies: 36
Views: 5861

RE: Primaris Airlines

I wondered how Primaris could start up pratically from scratch and purchase state of the art a/c? Although, it's a fresh idea, I don't necessarily see it working. The routes they have chosen are too busy, and they have too much competition. If a bus exec has frequent flier miles with an airline that...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW No Free Food On All Domestic Flights
Replies: 121
Views: 10529

RE: NW No Free Food On All Domestic Flights

I remember flying Northwest 6 years ago to Denver from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, and they never served food whereas United always did. Northwest although always had the option of buying your own, which I think is better quality a...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 16, 2005 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thousands Of Bags Mishandled @ DTW
Replies: 10
Views: 2520

RE: Thousands Of Bags Mishandled @ DTW

I recieved a phonecall from <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> asking me to confirm my flight recently. I leave the 24th from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> to <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss)...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 10, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Oversized Airport And Undersized Airport?
Replies: 36
Views: 6746

RE: Most Oversized Airport And Undersized Airport?

I would have to say that Moscow's sheremetyevo <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> terminal is undersized. It's poorly layed out and passport control can take over 2hours if your flight arrived with another one. Handles too many airlines and the airlines don't even have their...

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Salzburg And Russian Airliners
Replies: 2
Views: 2524

RE: Salzburg And Russian Airliners

Many Russian's like to go skiing in Austria, and the country has strong connections to Germany and Austria. There are many flights there.

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ugliest Airport In The World?
Replies: 54
Views: 11260

RE: Ugliest Airport In The World?

Yeah, I would agree that <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>'s L.C. Smith Terminal is one of the oldest, ugliest airports today, yet I would say that the Davey terminal is even uglier. And that is more recent than the L.C. Smith Terminal. I...

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW North Terminal Update
Replies: 38
Views: 5720

RE: DTW North Terminal Update

Are there any pictures of the new terminal?

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Class Upgrades
Replies: 9
Views: 2705

RE: First Class Upgrades

I'm a student, so I don't fly enough to get elite status, I might get silver this year with Skyteam, and I don't earn enough money to afford trans-atlantic first class tickets.

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Traffic Airports With Out Jetways!
Replies: 61
Views: 8711

RE: High Traffic Airports With Out Jetways!

I've had to walk on the tarmac at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> where I was making a connection to Moscow, but the flight from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acro...

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Class Upgrades
Replies: 9
Views: 2705

First Class Upgrades

I was wondering whether ther were any tricks of the trade to getting an upgrade to either first or business class. Any feedback would be appreciative. Also, If you get the credit-card from the airline, does that make you elligble for platinum/gold status for that airline?

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by hjulicher
Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Hub Ops.
Replies: 38
Views: 3818

RE: Best Hub Ops.

I like <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>. Although I really like <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, I don't know what it's like making connections there because it's my final destination. But Am...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit North Terminal
Replies: 1
Views: 2177

Detroit North Terminal

Hey, does anybody know any design themes/ ideas for detroit's new north terminal? I was wondering how that was getting along?

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW European Service
Replies: 27
Views: 5103

RE: NW European Service

That is true, but when <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> flies from its hubs in <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Mi...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Delays Launch Of DTW-CDG
Replies: 6
Views: 3356

RE: AF Delays Launch Of DTW-CDG

That's really odd, because I was even considering purchasing a ticket for the inaugural flight from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym> via <acronym title="Paris - Ch...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW European Service
Replies: 27
Views: 5103

RE: NW European Service

It would make sense if the rumors are true because the whole reason why the new McNamara terminal in Detroit is called the WorldGateway is so that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> can fly around the world from the <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW)...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW European Service
Replies: 27
Views: 5103

RE: NW European Service

I think <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> itself has 14 direct flights from the US to Europe. These are not including actual KLM flights that is operated by KLM, but by <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>. <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (D...

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's Future
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

RE: Aeroflot's Future

Oh, I though that I read somewhere that it was time to change to logo because of its ties to its communisitc era, but couldn't find an appropriate logo, and thus decided to keep what they have currently, but I didn't think that it was defenite. Though I could be wrong.

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW European Service
Replies: 27
Views: 5103

RE: NW European Service

I am referring to direct flights only. NW has serves two Asian cities directly from the US.

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW European Service
Replies: 27
Views: 5103

NW European Service

Why does NW only serve a select few European Cities. It's seems like it's lagging behind from other American airline co's in European Service. I understand that KLM is it's partner, but there are cities where the demand is high enough from the US.

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's Future
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

RE: Aeroflot's Future

Well do you think they'll be able to complete a Sheremetyevo 3 which will allow passengers not to get a transfer visa as well as join skyteam by the end of this year? Will their joining skyteam change them as an airline? Will their pax numbers increase?

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's Future
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

Aeroflot's Future

What do you think will happen to the airline in the upcoming years? Do you think that it's new style and theme, and soon to be new logo, will change westerner's fears of flying it. Do you forsee strong growth and development as well? What do you think?

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by hjulicher
Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 737-200 Route?
Replies: 26
Views: 6376

RE: Longest 737-200 Route?

KLM flies a B737 from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> to <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym>. That flight is just over four hours there and about 4.5 hours on the way back. That's a small plane for such a long flight...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF CDG-DTW-CDG No Longer Available
Replies: 3
Views: 3129

RE: AF CDG-DTW-CDG No Longer Available

But why can't I find it on may 9th?

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF CDG-DTW-CDG No Longer Available
Replies: 3
Views: 3129

AF CDG-DTW-CDG No Longer Available

A couple of weeks ago I was shocked to find out that airfrance was scheduling new service to Detroit. I even called the company to try to book a ticket, and I found the fare available on all sorts of websites. Now, when I try to look for the fare, I cannot find it anymore. I am amazed that it doesn'...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Most Annoying Things About Flying
Replies: 40
Views: 8966

RE: The Most Annoying Things About Flying

Having the passenger in front of you recline their seat in jerky fashion so that your beverage and meal splatter on to you.

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dirty Airports
Replies: 32
Views: 3665

RE: Dirty Airports

Could be true, I've never been there. I don't suppose that STL a hub either.

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dirty Airports
Replies: 32
Views: 3665

RE: Dirty Airports

Have you ever been to Moscow. Their airports are so Soviet and undermanaged, that for a 1st world CITY, it's amazing what goes on there.

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Will Announce 50-jet Order This Year 787/A350
Replies: 184
Views: 23826

RE: AC Will Announce 50-jet Order This Year 787/A350

I think that maybe the Boeing is more viable because of the commanality the pilots using those planes will have. They are replacing Boeing's not Airbus', so the chance that the 7E7 is chosen might be higher. Also, the weaker dollar may make it better for us American's to barter with the Canadians. P...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dirty Airports
Replies: 32
Views: 3665

RE: Dirty Airports

Detroit's Old Terminals, Smith and Davey were by far the worst I've been too, recently I would have to say though that PHL's baggage claim is pretty bad.

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Applies For ATL-SVO
Replies: 47
Views: 11796

RE: Delta Applies For ATL-SVO

Has Delta actually recieved permission to begin the new route?

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which International Airlines Serve Your Airport?
Replies: 23
Views: 6741

RE: Which International Airlines Serve Your Airpor

From <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> NORTHWEST/KLM: Frankfurt London Paris Rome (summer only) Amsterdam Tokya Nagoya Toronto London, <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> other canadian small cities Mexico City LUFTHANSA: Frankfurt BR...

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by hjulicher
Wed Feb 02, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Applies For ATL-SVO
Replies: 47
Views: 11796

RE: Delta Applies For ATL-SVO

I have flown the route to Moscow pratically every way possible from Detroit. I have family in Russia, and I try to visit them at least every year. Thus, I prefer flying <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>/KLM and now skyteam. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> ...

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