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by bhxdtw
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC YUL-ALG and YYZ-BOM begin today
Replies: 21
Views: 4807

Re: AC YUL-ALG and YYZ-BOM begin today

Ok... 2 things.. The OP stated that YULALG is also there to enhance tourism between the two points. I understand the French VFR traffic but what tourism are they looking to cultivate in Algeria? I'm honestly intrigued. 2. Why would BOM be dehubbed if its the most populous city in India. Even if its ...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Foreign Carrier(s) With Most U.S. Destinations - June 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2579

Re: Foreign Carrier(s) With Most U.S. Destinations - June 2017

Can you list all those destinations too? BA at 28 is amazing when you put it like that!

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by bhxdtw
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight tracking app question regarding flight over Michigan.
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Flight tracking app question regarding flight over Michigan.

Silly question but I figured someone here might explain the answer. Sometimes I physically see flights on finals for PTK here in Michigan, then when I check to see what they are on flight aware for instance to get more info, they don't appear... FR24 will show the basic route but no firm DEP/ARR poi...

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by bhxdtw
Tue May 16, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best European Airline Long Haul Business Class
Replies: 16
Views: 1283

Re: Best European Airline Long Haul Business Class

Thanks guys,
Really appreciate your answers. Its been years since I flew Club World (757 Long haul exBHX era)
However I heard its not as well received as other airlines product.

Also, how do airlines handle infants in business class? Are they frowned upon?

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by bhxdtw
Tue May 16, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best European Airline Long Haul Business Class
Replies: 16
Views: 1283

Best European Airline Long Haul Business Class

I'm thinking of taking my wife home to the UK next year, I'd like to travel with a European Airline from ORD and stop off someplace before heading to England. Who would you say now has the more superior hard and soft products in J class, preferably on acft types currently operating from ORD? If I ha...

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by bhxdtw
Wed May 03, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway at small airfield torn up as jet takes off (video)
Replies: 22
Views: 7011

Re: Runway at small airfield torn up as jet takes off (video)

Lol right, notice it was the ENTIRE length of the runway or the length that the aircraft used!
I'm not familiar with that historic aircraft but that looked like a lonnnng take off too!!

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by bhxdtw
Wed May 03, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A346: Why does D-AIHN have a downstairs lavatory?
Replies: 32
Views: 11120

Re: LH A346: Why does D-AIHN have a downstairs lavatory?

Does anyone remember the British leisure airline mytravel, I believe they formed from Airtours a division offfff.... I think going places travel agency... (correct me if I'm wrong) Anyway I got a cheap flight from LGW to YYZ in , I think, 2003 ... They flew A333's with a downstairs lav area set up, ...

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by bhxdtw
Wed May 03, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway at small airfield torn up as jet takes off (video)
Replies: 22
Views: 7011

Runway at small airfield torn up as jet takes off (video)

Thought you might get a kick out of this video. I actually flew lessons out of this airport some time ago. I guess the runway has fell into some disrepair, either that or that plane has one powerful engine!! Lol Runway in bits as plane takes off near Wolverhampton - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-engl...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 holer inbound to PTK?
Replies: 10
Views: 1562

Re: 4 holer inbound to PTK?

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Hi guys, it looks like the Jeep KC135... Sorry for the bad pic..

http://imgur.com/a/A47ns

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by bhxdtw
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 holer inbound to PTK?
Replies: 10
Views: 1562

Re: 4 holer inbound to PTK?

That could probably be it... If anyone can recommend an image hosting site and I'll upload this pic from my phone

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by bhxdtw
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 holer inbound to PTK?
Replies: 10
Views: 1562

Re: 4 holer inbound to PTK?

Yah this was definitely coming into Pontiac. Weird. Maybe an adhoc parts charter

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by bhxdtw
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 holer inbound to PTK?
Replies: 10
Views: 1562

Re: 4 holer inbound to PTK?

I took a quick pic on my phone but I have no idea how to upload it on this site

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by bhxdtw
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 holer inbound to PTK?
Replies: 10
Views: 1562

4 holer inbound to PTK?

Hi guys, Just looked out of my office in Rochester after hearing a big sounding plane, turns out to be a 4 holer on what looks like finals into Pontiac!? Couldn't see much by the time I got out in terms of colors but it didn't seem to have a blue tail... And it doesn't look like it's on a usual inbo...

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by bhxdtw
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargolux LX-VCF grounded by helicopter load fuel leak.
Replies: 28
Views: 13448

Re: Cargolux LX-VCF grounded by helicopter load fuel leak.

I remember there was a brand new 330F from MH(?) has been written off after a chemical leak in the cargo hold.[/quote]

That was a shipment of mercury, and I think it sat for a while before they figured out what to do with it... Obviously super toxic and corrosive I guess?

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by bhxdtw
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 wake turbulence sends Business jet into 10,000ft dive, causes engines to flameout
Replies: 35
Views: 23314

Re: A380 wake turbulence sends Business jet into 10,000ft dive, causes engines to flameout

Now... I'm being dumb here im sure, but when they say ... 'roll' ... Exactly what are they saying?

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by bhxdtw
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Air to acquire A340-300
Replies: 110
Views: 27121

Re: Syrian Air to acquire A340-300

This actually raises a question I've had lingering for a while... Someone above mentioned that Syrian flies DAM to various places in the Middle East... I guess places like AUH and KWI make sense as there may be some business traffic between DAM and those cities, But cities like KRT, BGW, NJF even TU...

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by bhxdtw
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is KLM doing in Edmonton?
Replies: 10
Views: 3995

Re: How is KLM doing in Edmonton?

...isn't YEG a gateway for Canadian oil traffic..or am I thinking YYC.
KL has a nice network to northern Europe, particularly Norway which I feel could feed oil traffic to the Canadian Oil cities.
I mean, to me that just makes sense, whether it actually happens , I don't know.

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by bhxdtw
Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 3
Replies: 392
Views: 28306

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 3

FR24 shows AF377 as being operated by a 772 tonight.

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by bhxdtw
Sat Sep 17, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European carriers in Africa.
Replies: 11
Views: 3214

Re: European carriers in Africa.

Brussels Airlines, still has a number of links to Africa... Historic ties with many former colonies.
Don't have access to their route map currently but a number of western and central African countries feature.

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by bhxdtw
Sun May 29, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planned Routes That Never Came To Fruition
Replies: 125
Views: 18132

RE: Planned Routes That Never Came To Fruition

ATL <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>. / <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym...

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by bhxdtw
Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 767-400
Replies: 78
Views: 25700

The 767-400

Just a quick consideration. I believe the 767-400 was created by Boeing at the request of continental and Delta for high capacity domestic fights. Please correct me if that is wrong, However it got me thinking, why was this type unsuccessful in other markets of the world. I was thinking of the follo...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Do Fighter Jets Get Across The Atlantic Etc
Replies: 7
Views: 12361

How Do Fighter Jets Get Across The Atlantic Etc

Hi guys, Just a silly question. How do fighter jets fly across the atlantic or other large expanses of water ? For instance, if the US were sending a bunch of jets over to the gulf, do they all fly in formation with a tanker ? Do they make multiple stops ? Do they fly constantly at a high mach speed...

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by bhxdtw
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Graveyard Question
Replies: 6
Views: 5285

Aircraft Graveyard Question

Just a quick question, Do any aircraft graveyards allow everyday people to come in and buy cool parts from old aircraft. I just thought that It would be neat to be able to buy some bits and pieces from aircraft that we no longer see flying. It was something that crossed my mind today and thought I w...

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by bhxdtw
Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Up STL Spotters
Replies: 2
Views: 1603

RE: Heads Up STL Spotters

Lol that would make sense, however I thought it might have been a sports charter.

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by bhxdtw
Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Up STL Spotters
Replies: 2
Views: 1603

Heads Up STL Spotters

Heads up for <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> spotters, <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> 77L on it's way from <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym...

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by bhxdtw
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Spotters - Inbound UA 767-400
Replies: 15
Views: 2224

DTW Spotters - Inbound UA 767-400

Just noticed on flight radar 24 that there is a United 764 inbound from <acronym title="Appleton - Outagamie County Regional (ATW), USA - Wisconsin">ATW</acronym> to <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>. Thought it might be an interesting ca...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Sep 25, 2015 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio, Part 3
Replies: 207
Views: 21377

RE: The Rest Of Ohio, Part 3

Hey guys, Any idea why UPS flies a direct flight from LAN to <acronym title="Columbus - Rickenbacker International (Lockbourne AFB / ANGB) (LCK / KLCK), USA - Ohio">LCK</acronym> ? Just curious, it seems like an oddball route considering <acronym title="Louisville - Standiford Field International (S...

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by bhxdtw
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BHX / EMA Questions...
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

RE: BHX / EMA Questions...

Yep, makes sense! I guess because it was empty it wouldn't have a problem with the runway at LGA

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by bhxdtw
Mon Aug 31, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BHX / EMA Questions...
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

BHX / EMA Questions...

Hey guys! Just a couple of questions I need help with .. <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> - <acronym title="Ashgabat (ASB / UTAA), Turkmenistan">ASB</acronym> tonight is being operated with a 77L tonight. Is this service now a regular 77...

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by bhxdtw
Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Metro Detroit Aviation Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3299

RE: Metro Detroit Aviation Thread

DTW Does Lufthansa Cargo still send an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 from/to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> ? I only saw them a couple of times, they used a hangar on the.... I want to say the west side of the field ? ... ...

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by bhxdtw
Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Arrivals Today 6/15/15
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

RE: DTW Arrivals Today 6/15/15

Yeah it seems that way, such a lot were showing holding over the lakes and lower Michigan! Thanks

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by bhxdtw
Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Arrivals Today 6/15/15
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

DTW Arrivals Today 6/15/15

Any idea what's happening at DTW currently, all arrivals seem to have gone into a hold over the SE Michigan area. I presume it's weather?

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by bhxdtw
Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International Route Growth At AA After Merger?
Replies: 5
Views: 1977

RE: International Route Growth At AA After Merger?

..actually, does anyone have the figures for the current <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> hubs? .. like which hubs have what long haul international routes? I honestly don't know much about <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> route structure... always been a bi...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: International Route Growth At AA After Merger?
Replies: 5
Views: 1977

International Route Growth At AA After Merger?

With the US and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> merger taking place, which hub will see any international traffic growth and which hub will lose international traffic. I'm talking routes, not passenger numbers. I know it seems like a question that may have been asked before but...

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by bhxdtw
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes That Would Have Happened If Not For 9/11
Replies: 54
Views: 17328

RE: Routes That Would Have Happened If Not For 9/11

hmm... does anyone have a reliable list of airlines that folded in the immediate aftermath. I only can think of <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> and <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> ... however I understand that <acronym title="Swissair">...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes That Would Have Happened If Not For 9/11
Replies: 54
Views: 17328

Routes That Would Have Happened If Not For 9/11

I was just thinking, 9/11 changed the airline industry in so many ways, however I was thinking today of some of the changes that happened in the industry and I started thinking about potential city pairs that were going to be linked or could have been linked had it not have been for the devastating ...

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by bhxdtw
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT To Bid For Boeing 777x
Replies: 30
Views: 10189

RE: CLT To Bid For Boeing 777x

Just out of curiosity, Who bids for this ? The airport, the state, the county ? or is it dependent on where parts manufacturers are located ? I live in Michigan and I often wonder why the state doesn't try and attract things like this... this would be great for the economy I'm sure.. I guess the inc...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cargolux Squawk 7700 Luxvcp
Replies: 2
Views: 2522

Cargolux Squawk 7700 Luxvcp

Anyone know why Cargolux flight CV760 squawked 7700 just now? it's headed <acronym title="Luxembourg (- Findel) (LUX / ELLX), Luxembourg">LUX</acronym> - VCP and appears to be diverting to <acronym title="Recife - Guararapes (REC / SBRF), Brazil">REC</acronym>, just flashed up on my flight radar... ...

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by bhxdtw
Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Plans To Begin New Nonstop Service SEA - LHR
Replies: 70
Views: 18582

DL Plans To Begin New Nonstop Service SEA - LHR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seabosdca" class="quote" target="_blank">seabosdca</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Quoting jfk777 (Reply 16): Hopefully D...

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by bhxdtw
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Happend To N844AA
Replies: 6
Views: 23730

RE: What Do You Think Happend To N844AA

... I havent read any of the mentioned links (I will when I get some time) but did anyone speculate as to the possibility of running into a drug cartel plane ? I read an interesting report a while ago (newsweek or time) about the use of aircraft by south american drug cartels to ferry drug shipments...

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by bhxdtw
Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's New Logo Roll Out - Report Sightings Here
Replies: 256
Views: 52765

RE: AA's New Logo Roll Out - Report Sightings Here

... Theres a 737-800 sat at LGA right now in the new colors. Looks slightly better in the flesh

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by bhxdtw
Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No American A300s At DFW
Replies: 29
Views: 9599

RE: No American A300s At DFW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>There are no photos in the databas...

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by bhxdtw
Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No American A300s At DFW
Replies: 29
Views: 9599

RE: No American A300s At DFW

.... I believe they also served the RDU - LGW ? correct me if I'm wrong but i'm 86% sure.

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by bhxdtw
Tue Oct 23, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private 757 At MSP.. Who's?
Replies: 17
Views: 6742

RE: Private 757 At MSP.. Who's?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YVRLTN" class="quote" target="_blank">YVRLTN</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>This? View Large View Medium Click here for bi...

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by bhxdtw
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private 757 At MSP.. Who's?
Replies: 17
Views: 6742

Private 757 At MSP.. Who's?

The last few days there has been a white 757 parked by the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> hangar. It has winglets and has dual blue and grey stripes along the body. It appears to be a private 757, however I could be wrong.. there are no titles. Any ideas guys ? Thanks ! J  ...

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by bhxdtw
Wed May 16, 2012 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - All DL FAs To Be Issued IPads
Replies: 107
Views: 17517

RE: Rumor - All DL FAs To Be Issued IPads

I will say this in defense of them on this point: my sense is that a lot of them are bringing their layover food with them. I don't know if it is reflective of arriving at the layover hotel after everything is closed for the evening, a reduction in per diem or just a general deflation in salaries bu...

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by bhxdtw
Wed May 16, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor - All DL FAs To Be Issued IPads
Replies: 107
Views: 17517

RE: Rumor - All DL FAs To Be Issued IPads

I am a US based <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>. The baggage you see us carry is made up usually of a couple of items: The clothes we take usually have to last us up to 5 days (sometimes longer). Thats uniform and leisure wear... Bearing in mind we sometimes work several flights ...

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by bhxdtw
Mon May 07, 2012 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double AF In DTW Right Now.
Replies: 4
Views: 3929

RE: Double AF In DTW Right Now.

... Sweet. Thanks !

J

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by bhxdtw
Mon May 07, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double AF In DTW Right Now.
Replies: 4
Views: 3929

Double AF In DTW Right Now.

... Anyone know why we have two AF's in DTW right now ?

The A340 is operating DTWCDG as normal, but we have an A330 one gate down all shut up. Pretty cool.

J

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by bhxdtw
Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Crews Commuting On DL's CVG-SFO?
Replies: 36
Views: 16586

RE: Virgin America Crews Commuting On DL's CVG-SFO?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/acelanzarote" class="quote" target="_blank">acelanzarote</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i> presume if its your airline you...

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