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by drerx7
Wed Jan 22, 2003 1:05 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Was Your Latest FS2002 Flight?
Replies: 37
Views: 9002

RE: What Was Your Latest FS2002 Flight?

First wave of flights: ANC-SEA with ffg Northwest DC10-30. SEA-MSP Project Opensky 747-200B Northwest. MSP-ORD Northwest DC9. ORD-IAH Project AI Airbus 319 United.

Next wave: MCO-IAH project opensky 767-400ER Continental, IAH-AUS Continental 737-300

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by drerx7
Mon Jan 13, 2003 3:09 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Problems With Meljet/Posky Jets
Replies: 5
Views: 6058

Problems With Meljet/Posky Jets

I am running FS2002 std and I am having a problem with several Meljet and POSKY jets as well as Project Airbus A320s. The planes appear all black or have some strange textures on them that are not normal. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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by drerx7
Thu Jan 09, 2003 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-if DL/CO/NW Gets Approved
Replies: 15
Views: 3535

RE: IAH-if DL/CO/NW Gets Approved

Artysman, I find your hypothesis hard to believe-I don't have any "numbers" to back it up-however I know that Northwest now runs an almost full schedule of Airbus 319/320s to DTW, MEM, and MSP from Iah after the codeshare started. Before the flights were a couple of DC9s. I agree in the sense that t...

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by drerx7
Thu Jan 09, 2003 12:32 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: ATC In FS2002 STD Ed. Question
Replies: 1
Views: 6540

ATC In FS2002 STD Ed. Question

Is there any way to allow ATC to recognize your aircraft type rather than identifying it as type "Experimental"?

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by drerx7
Thu Jan 09, 2003 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest To Add 40 Flights A Day...
Replies: 12
Views: 4055

RE: Southwest To Add 40 Flights A Day...

I recently heard that Southwest will begin service from the new concourse at HOU within a few weeks. The jetways are in place.

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by drerx7
Wed Jan 08, 2003 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Cuts DFW 4/1/03
Replies: 34
Views: 3522

RE: Delta Cuts DFW 4/1/03

If the CO/NW/DL alliance gets going; it puts Delta in a position to focus on IAH I suppose. Since CO/NW have linked up IAH has seen a few NW DC9 flights go to all Airbus 319/320s. Perhaps there will finally be some757s and 767s at IAH from DL. Any thoughts?

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by drerx7
Tue Dec 31, 2002 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions About EMB-145XLR And Coex RJ Ops
Replies: 14
Views: 3046

RE: Questions About EMB-145XLR And Coex RJ Ops

I'll be flying an ERJ145 from Ellington(EFD) over to IAH on Thurs. 1/2/03 enroute to Vegas. Just thought I'd interject that.

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by drerx7
Fri Oct 18, 2002 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH Connection Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1904

RE: IAH Connection Question

Since 2000-2001. Its called TerminalLink. It will eventually be expanded to the new Terminal E. The extension to A was postponed because of lack of demand for interline connections of that nature. Check www.continental.com, it shows it on their hub maps. The tram is between B and C.

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by drerx7
Tue Oct 08, 2002 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX-Santa Ana, CA: Most Pointless Flight Ever?
Replies: 25
Views: 3544

RE: LAX-Santa Ana, CA: Most Pointless Flight Ever?

YEs continental operates EFD-iah flights currently with ATRs. They used to fly HOU-IAH as well. As of Dec. 12th the COEx will be all jet so IAH-EFD will go to ERJ135s. I've flown the route many times-its a good alternative if u live on the south side of Houston-parking is free at Ellington and you g...

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by drerx7
Wed Sep 25, 2002 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Isadore-MSY-Airline Operations
Replies: 33
Views: 1956

RE: Hurricane Isadore-MSY-Airline Operations

I go to school down there-I bounced yesterday (9/24/02) back home to Houston. I was more concerned about getting my car out since I stay on the 2nd floor of my building. The storm won't be that bad-just nasty flooding--I'm not a big enough fan of New Orleans to hang around for that.

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by drerx7
Thu Aug 15, 2002 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Shortest Flight Ever Flown?
Replies: 71
Views: 5050

RE: What Is Your Shortest Flight Ever Flown?

HOU-IAH, IAH-EFD both 15-20min flights

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by drerx7
Thu Aug 08, 2002 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Starting Mexico Service
Replies: 22
Views: 3329

RE: Frontier Starting Mexico Service

my guess is that they are aiming for the leisure crowd and less on the O&D traffic of DEN for Mexican services. This also allows for nice FF incentives, as well as vacation packages.

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by drerx7
Mon Aug 05, 2002 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-Ellington Field-Galveston Question
Replies: 10
Views: 3206

RE: IAH-Ellington Field-Galveston Question

Because that is not a certainty and who knows where we'll be in 30 years.

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by drerx7
Mon Aug 05, 2002 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-Ellington Field-Galveston Question
Replies: 10
Views: 3206

RE: IAH-Ellington Field-Galveston Question

I have flown the HOU-IAH, and EFD-IAH run many times since I live on the southside of Houston. The flights in the ATRs to EFD are about 15-17mins. Galveston has petitioned Continental for service before, but they determined that EFD service was sufficient enough. However, that was well before Galves...

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by drerx7
Mon Aug 05, 2002 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH Diversions? 8/3/02
Replies: 11
Views: 1425

RE: IAH Diversions? 8/3/02

Jacobcal,
The same thing happened to me at the end of June on the morning 757-300 flight from MSY. We were about to divert to EFD when IAH began receiving.

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by drerx7
Thu Aug 01, 2002 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Mci?
Replies: 14
Views: 1919

RE: Future Of Mci?

Kansas City will remain a 3rd tier city untill they revamp there facillities to entice airlines. I only anticipate marginal growth from the majors if any; maybe some expansion from Air Tran, Southwest, and Midwest Express. Nothing earthshaking though.

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by drerx7
Thu Jul 18, 2002 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Hub?
Replies: 61
Views: 5402

N757tw

DFW is a wonderful airport for O&D passengers-quite convenient, it has a wondrful layout as well-however it is a nightmare to transit through------NEVER AGAIN for me.

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by drerx7
Wed Jul 17, 2002 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Hub?
Replies: 61
Views: 5402

DFW

Got to be DFW. I've had the unpleasant experience transiting with DL. I've never flown AA particularly for this reason as well as there extremely large MD80 fleet that is flown on nearly every route without IFE.

ATL doesn't rank to far behind for me either.

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by drerx7
Tue Jul 16, 2002 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200 IAH-DFW
Replies: 1
Views: 2770

RE: AA 777-200 IAH-DFW

In-bound it operated AA1909 DFW-IAH, hopefully someone got pics.

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by drerx7
Tue Jul 16, 2002 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200 IAH-DFW
Replies: 1
Views: 2770

AA 777-200 IAH-DFW

Due to the backlog of stranded AA passengers, they sent a 777-200 in last night (7/14/02) to get as many passengers out as possible. It operated flight AA600 departing IAH at 8:25pm from gate A29. I am surprised that a 777 can operate from the new South Concourse at Terminal A.

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by drerx7
Mon Jul 15, 2002 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversions In DFW Right Now
Replies: 28
Views: 2610

RE: Diversions In DFW Right Now

We could do the same down here in Houston blink-DFW sends us just as many diversions.

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by drerx7
Sat Jul 13, 2002 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Is Back On Top!
Replies: 65
Views: 3580

RE: ATL Is Back On Top!

Unfortunately...

I wish I could share the joy of the ATL spotters. Even though I absoulutely hate Hartsfield, Delta, and Atlanta I must extend congrats.

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by drerx7
Thu Jul 11, 2002 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Pan Am Routes?
Replies: 14
Views: 4885

Old Pan Am Routes?

I was looking at some pics of Pan Am and I was wondering if anyone had an online link to old timetables or old route maps. I was noticing there widebodies at locations such as YYZ and was curious. I know they use to operate a mini-hub out of my home airport of IAH. Any comments would be appreciated.

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by drerx7
Wed Jul 10, 2002 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines
Replies: 89
Views: 3171

RE: American Airlines

Blink 182 is right... It took several horrendous flights on Delta to turn me against them. Haven't flown them since-and don't intend to unless its free. As far as the American debate-I've never flown them because I live in Houston-with ample service from Southwest and Continental there is no point t...

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by drerx7
Tue Jul 09, 2002 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting Between Terminals At Different Airports.
Replies: 23
Views: 3208

RE: Getting Between Terminals At Different Airports.

To the Contrary, At IAH, if you are transiting betweent terminals B and C you can take TerminalLink Monorail-which will be expanded to all other terminals as well. In the event that you need to go between the other terminals there is an underground rail that connects all terminals-the drawback is th...

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by drerx7
Mon Jul 08, 2002 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 757-300 IAH-MCI
Replies: 2
Views: 2188

Continental 757-300 IAH-MCI

I was looking at the Continental Electronic Timetable and they have Continental 4930, a 757-300, operating IAH-MCI on August 16th only. I was wondering if anyone has any info on this?

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by drerx7
Mon Jul 08, 2002 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 737-900 And 753
Replies: 11
Views: 3961

RE: Continental 737-900 And 753

The 757-300s are moved to IAH during summer months. During Winter season they operate out of EWR. The 737-900s are out of all of the hubs presently. I have flown the 757-300 three times between IAH and MSY- twice on the 7:00a flight that was mentioned in an earlier post. They are currently on flight...

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by drerx7
Sat Jul 06, 2002 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 764 Vs 772
Replies: 9
Views: 2164

RE: CO 764 Vs 772

Flyingbronco- You are wrong. The 777s that CO use are IGW models with considerably more range. A 767-400 cannot make the IAH-NRT flight nonstop. The aircraft are in different classes. The 777 is larger-which I thought was obvious. The aircraft holds more high-yield Business First seats as well. I gu...

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by drerx7
Sat Jul 06, 2002 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TranStar Airlines
Replies: 10
Views: 5008

RE: TranStar Airlines

I remember Transtar fondly. I rember flying to MSY from HOU on WN and back on Transtar. They were my dad's favorite airline, as he flew HOU-DAL regularly. Wonderful fleet. Think of em as Midwest Express but not quite.

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by drerx7
Tue Jul 02, 2002 12:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CO1022 MSY-IAH 6/29/02
Replies: 1
Views: 2179

CO1022 MSY-IAH 6/29/02

CO1022 MSY-IAH 757-300 Seat 19A 7:00a dep sched. arrival 8:03a Ship: 854 (The same one I flew on previous weeks) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/232752/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/232752/M/" target="_blank">Vie...

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by drerx7
Mon Jul 01, 2002 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Hobby Airport Construction
Replies: 5
Views: 3612

Houston Hobby Airport Construction

I was wondering if anyone had any info on the status of construction at Hobby Airport? Completion date or any pics. I haven't flown out of HOU in a minute-been flying IAH therefore I haven't been out there to see the progress.

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by drerx7
Sat Jun 08, 2002 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wich Is The Aircraft You Would Never Fly?
Replies: 15
Views: 3025

RE: Wich Is The Aircraft You Would Never Fly?

I don't like: CRJs-windows too low, Won't Fly: Any commuter non-jet smaller than an ATR-42. I will absolutely not fly EMB120 Brasilias. I've flown them a couple of times HOU-IAH, IAH-HOU on Coex. Happily the EFD flights are flown with ATRs now that the Brasilias are gone-and the route will go ERJ in...

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by drerx7
Sat Jun 01, 2002 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Sum Of All Fears" - Which 747 Did The Movie Use?
Replies: 12
Views: 5388

RE: "Sum Of All Fears" - Which 747 Did The Movie Use?

I don't think that it was supposed to represent Air Force 1. I believe it was really supposed to be the E4B. I want to say that they made a reference to it in a brief dialogue. BTW the movie is pretty good, just abbreviated from the book. AC340: The main difference that I could tell without spoiling...

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by drerx7
Fri May 31, 2002 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whare Are There So Few NY-HNL Non Stops
Replies: 31
Views: 5176

RE: Whare Are There So Few NY-HNL Non Stops

Any chance of HA starting service to IAH? Continental has two daily flights that are currently 767-400s with one being upgraded to a 777 in the fall.

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by drerx7
Wed May 29, 2002 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France USA Rumors?
Replies: 59
Views: 6652

RE: Air France USA Rumors?

Rogue Trader: It's fine that you have pride in your Dallas. But the metropolitan area of Dallas is not that much larger than Houston's. Also the area encompasses Fort Worth as well. I'm not going to make it a mystery that I really dislike Dallas, but the fact of the matter is; AF as well as the othe...

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by drerx7
Wed May 22, 2002 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming UA Trip-what To Expect
Replies: 6
Views: 2267

Upcoming UA Trip-what To Expect

I haven't flown UA in many years-Since I'm from Houston I usually take Continental or Southwest; but I'll be flying out of MSY this time. Somebody else made the arrangements so I'm on UA. Do they still have the Channel 9 (ATC)? How is meal service? I'm guessing the same as everyone else. Any comment...

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by drerx7
Wed May 22, 2002 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Expresses EMB-120s And ATR-42s
Replies: 11
Views: 1477

Yes-IAH-EFD Goes Jet

Check out the downloadable timetable from the CO website and it shows that IAH-EFD goes ERJ in about a year-I believe in Spring '03 sometime. By that time COEx will be all jet. I've flown the route in an ATR and it was nearly full.

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by drerx7
Sat May 11, 2002 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multi-Airport Cities?
Replies: 32
Views: 4674

Texas Airports

Don't forget Dallas and Houston.
Dallas is served commercially by DAL and DFW.
Houston is served by EFD, IAH, and HOU.

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by drerx7
Fri Mar 29, 2002 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Hou?
Replies: 14
Views: 2162

RE: What Happened To Hou?

The entire terminal complex is being redone. Southwest will have the large Y-shaped concourse and the other airlines will move into a new concourse as well. So all of the facilities will be new.
www.houstonairportsystem.com has all of the information--including model depictions.

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by drerx7
Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO A300 And 747
Replies: 21
Views: 2176

RE: CO A300 And 747

CO didn't fly IAH-GUM back then. Certainly not with an A300. I remember a few A300 routes from IAH were: EWR, LAX, SAN, MSY, DEN, MEX. I flew EWR-IAH on an AB3 in 1994. In 1988 I was supposed to fly IAH-LAX on an AB3 but it had mechanical problems and we had to leave the next day on a 737. The 747s ...

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by drerx7
Thu Mar 07, 2002 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is America West?
Replies: 31
Views: 3769

How Is America West?

I was contemplating travelling on HP, and I was wondering how there service is? How are their 320s and 757s, inflight wise?

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by drerx7
Tue Mar 05, 2002 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible DL Nonstop ATL/DFW/CVG/JFK To HNL
Replies: 10
Views: 3819

ATA L1011

ATA: "It was never an L1011-500"

That's not true. Back in October 1994 I flew DL17 on the ATL-DFW portion of the ATL-DFW-HNL flight and it was in fact a series 500. I specifically scheduled this flight so as to fly on a L1011-500. I was flying ATL-DFW-IAH.

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by drerx7
Sat Feb 16, 2002 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW Vs. AA (BNA-SJC)
Replies: 50
Views: 2302

Take AA If...

you want to have hassle changing planes at DFW. DFW is a pain in the a**. I like Southwest more than AA but I think that I would have to opt for the 757 over the 737 even though DFW is horrible.

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by drerx7
Tue Jan 29, 2002 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental 5223 767-200 At MSY
Replies: 5
Views: 2450

Continental 5223 767-200 At MSY

According to Flight Arrivals.com there is a continental 767-200 in from IAH on the ground at MSY-CO5223. Does anybody have any information on this rare visitor?

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by drerx7
Tue Jan 01, 2002 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest 747 At ORD
Replies: 9
Views: 2076

RE: Northwest 747 At ORD

That doesn't mean anything, just because you fly a route with 767s doesn't mean that they go out full. The reason why Delta flies so many short hauls with widebodies is, my guess that they have em to spare.

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by drerx7
Sun Dec 23, 2001 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was CO Hoping To Achieve Here :(
Replies: 23
Views: 2742

Alpha 1-there Were

The 737-300s that flew from IAH to HOU originated at LGA. The flight left IAH at about 9pm. The 737s have been off of the skeds for some time now however. You are right that the Brasilias do not run any other flights.

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by drerx7
Sun Dec 23, 2001 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was CO Hoping To Achieve Here :(
Replies: 23
Views: 2742

I've Flown HOU-IAH Many Times

The flights from Hobby to IAH are convenient for those living on the southside of Houston. When the flights were still active-pre-9/11-they flew EMB120s and 737s. The flight is included in the fare of your connecting flight. It makes since because you get 500 onepass miles for a 15min-20min. The Ell...

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by drerx7
Tue Dec 18, 2001 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hotel View Of McCarran International (LAS)?
Replies: 28
Views: 1772

Janet Flights/Luxor/Hard Rock Approach

I'll address three topics in this post. 1st:I usually stay at the Luxor, and the pyramid rooms that face Mccarren afford nice views of the airport-take binoculars. 2nd: The 737-200s that are red and white are called 'Janet' Flights, and they do carry people to and from Groom Lake (Area 51). They typ...

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by drerx7
Tue Dec 18, 2001 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Gateawaysto Latin America, Which One?
Replies: 21
Views: 1699

IAH Or MIA

IAH offers fewer headaches. The IAB is nice and airy. A more laidback atmosphere. DFW is a joke, AA is trying to emulate CO's success at IAH. ATL is simply adequate if you are flying on Delta. Los Angeles is not geographically positioned as well as the others; and Chicago does not offer as many rout...

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by drerx7
Thu Dec 06, 2001 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier And Mesa Announce First Two Cities
Replies: 5
Views: 2117

RE: Frontier And Mesa Announce First Two Cities

Well...Frontier already serves DEN -- IAH route with 737s. They upgrade the 737-200s to -300s and put the CRJs on them as well. Check Frontier's website for exact schedules.

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