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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 35
Views: 7821

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

dfwjim1 wrote:
Perhaps serving alcohol on commercial flights will eventually disappear like smoking. Obviously won't help in cases of those who drink before getting on board.


HA! Never gonna happen. People would rather give up their meal to have a few drinks.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines in Kangaroo route
Replies: 89
Views: 2607

Re: Rumor: Turkish Airlines could start flying to Australia in 2019 with B787-9

I actually wanted to try horse tranquilizer one day. Although I don't know if passengers are allowed to carry ketamine and a needle through the airport. Hopefully the TSA understand the situation. Hahahah my point exactly. Maybe TK will offer ambien after the dinner service. Only for FF with status...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 38981

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

The TRIP program was already late and way over budget. I seriously doubt AA is willing to invest tons more money to create a central terminal complex and then basically gut the terminals that they (DFW) spent billions of dollars renovating just a few years ago. That still won't solve the issue of t...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines in Kangaroo route
Replies: 89
Views: 2607

Re: Rumor: Turkish Airlines could start flying to Australia in 2019 with B787-9

16 hours in coach?? I know Turkish has a nice economy cabin, having flown on them before, but still... that’s insane. But hey, people will do it.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country 2019 Expansion Ideas?
Replies: 35
Views: 2775

Re: Sun Country 2019 Expansion Ideas?

FA9295 wrote:
MO11 wrote:
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Minnesota?

:checkmark: This.


7x weekly, all year long!

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 175
Views: 22698

Re: Whats next at IAH?

I wasnt talking about giving it up. I was talking about resuming DAL service or even flights to their top largest hubs. The whole point of why SWA dominates airports like HOU DAL FLL is because theres a secondary airport market that they fill and they're known for it. AA operates DFW-IAH/HOU and UA...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 175
Views: 22698

Re: Whats next at IAH?

Does anyone think theres a chance WN could return to IAH? No. HOU has been a home run for WN and they would be the biggest fools in the industry to give it up. I wasnt talking about giving it up. I was talking about resuming DAL service or even flights to their top largest hubs. The whole point of ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 38981

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

I'm v excited for Dublin and Munich. I'm a bit shocked Munich is going to be served. Is there anything behind this? Business route?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 5555

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

Lol not one of them has both their gloves on at the same time. I think it looks outdated. The shoes are cheap looking and the gray print is ugly.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 5555

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

Lol not one of them has both their gloves on at the same time. I think it looks outdated. The shoes are cheap looking and the gray print is ugly.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why isn’t there a 50 seater replacement?
Replies: 81
Views: 15862

Re: Why isn’t there a 50 seater replacement?

BenflysDTW wrote:
Ohhh yes. I’ve heard of it! But there still aren’t but any orders of it from the US3.


Besides Hawaiin and Alaska, the prop days are over in the US for the larger carriers...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American CEO on Gulf Carrier Pact: ‘Someone Is Cheating Already’
Replies: 25
Views: 6991

Re: American CEO on Gulf Carrier Pact: ‘Someone Is Cheating Already’

Wait... here's one better... maybe Parker should bitch and moan about DL subsidizing VS which is a much larger competitor for AA than IG on trans-Atlantic routes. Right!! If you look at AAs strategy for starting routes, they are vicious. KEF,DUB,ICN,MUC... CDG soon im sure.. If AA were a human bein...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A333s
Replies: 100
Views: 18734

Re: American A333s

AA still has 86 737s on order with Boeing & United has 129 still on the backlog, personally I don't see either moving in a direction to favor a manufacturer at the narrow body level whoever originally made the purchase, Parker & Co have had ample time to adjust those orders with the manufac...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated July 2018 Loads
Replies: 49
Views: 5475

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated July 2018 Loads

So weird how KEF was announced and flown within about a week of each other on 3 different carriers.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Catering to Home Country vs. Foreign Pax
Replies: 13
Views: 2090

Re: Airlines Catering to Home Country vs. Foreign Pax

Does anyone know how Rouge is doing on its routes to OTP? Im surprised we don't have an Eastern European ULCC/LCC make waves on the East coast.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Delta outearns UA & AA - dominating its largest hubs - market share data by US network hubs
Replies: 88
Views: 9950

Re: Why Delta outearns UA & AA - dominating its largest hubs - market share data by US network hubs

Gosh, we need some good airline news to arise. These threads on who versus who with the US3 is getting soooooo old.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

Look at what they cut when they announced those adds. Zero-sum basically. Cutting a few routes and adding double the amount? Expanding across the oceans and state lines more and more. "State lines" is non-sequitur to my note on North Atlantic flying; however, going by the analysis posted ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

I don't get the negativity about AA. My last domestic F flights with AA were great. My last domestic F flight with DL just so so. Of course, my Mint flight with B6 blew everyone out of the water! :D Regarding AA hubs, they seem to be "placed great". DFW and MIA: for Latin-America, LAX: fo...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

Look at what they cut when they announced those adds. Zero-sum basically. Cutting a few routes and adding double the amount? Expanding across the oceans and state lines more and more. "State lines" is non-sequitur to my note on North Atlantic flying; however, going by the analysis posted ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

LAX has grown significantly since the merger and PHX has slightly shrunk. It’s not going anywhere, but it’s not getting larger. There is also virtually no trans-Atlantic growth. All the additions are replacing something. AA cut a lot of trans-Atlantic routes at the same time of the announcements. I...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

I live in PHX and find AA to be a great Airline for all of my destinations including TPAC. PHX fills an important roll in AA's hub system. Around 50% of all traffic is O&D. Roughly 950,000 Pax a month use AA in PHX. About 425,00 a month are connecting passengers. DFW has only a slight higher am...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

I live in PHX and find AA to be a great Airline for all of my destinations including TPAC. PHX fills an important roll in AA's hub system. Around 50% of all traffic is O&D. Roughly 950,000 Pax a month use AA in PHX. About 425,00 a month are connecting passengers. DFW has only a slight higher am...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 34509

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

They have their reasons and for starters DFW has beefed up in the past 5 years. Tremendously. I don’t think we need another airline bashing topic being discussed.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers to VIE - why not?
Replies: 18
Views: 3312

Re: US Carriers to VIE - why not?

I could see AA going up against austrian to the curb if they added an mia vie route, but we could sit here all day and tell the AA team what they should do in mia

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 17181

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

I flew on UA from DFW to HAM via EWR and it was conveniaent however last year they made the route seasonal and rebooked me of LH from DFW thru FRA. The flight averaged abouyt an 89% load factor and I had plenty of room in a center section aisle seat on a fairly new A333. Personally I'll pay a littl...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 17181

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

Hopefully DFW-MUC will work...
Side note I’m surprised DFW-FCO/AMS hasn’t gone year round yet

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Orders Shades Down for Taxi and Takeoff
Replies: 72
Views: 17839

Re: DL Orders Shades Down for Taxi and Takeoff

On August 13th I flew on a Delta MD-90 from El Paso to Atlanta. The aircraft had just come in from Atlanta, and the cabin temperature upon boarding was very comfortable. As we were backing out of the gate, a flight attendant announced that we were to open our air vents all the way and to lower our ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest CRJ2 routes
Replies: 91
Views: 10778

Re: Longest CRJ2 routes

UA IAH-YYZ on an E145...yuck

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of trans Atlantic to Eastern Europe?
Replies: 12
Views: 1951

Future of trans Atlantic to Eastern Europe?

I know this discussion has been discussed before, but I know Air Canada Rouge has started flights to Bucharest and wondering if anyone knows how the loads have been. With the announce of AA starting Dubrovnik is there a something new on the horizon for carriers to start countries that don't/used to ...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 305
Views: 38722

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

WOW! I am so proud of AA we are truly the largest airline in the world.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines eyes other aircraft for its next RFP
Replies: 128
Views: 15841

Re: Spirit Airlines eyes other aircraft for its next RFP

This might be true. I've also heard they're eyeing the 787-10 and want to start flights from Atlantic City to Sydney!! Wow, what a day!!

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 12368

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

Hahaha. Good one!

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A346 serious close call at UIO
Replies: 26
Views: 10085

Re: IB A346 serious close call at UIO

You cannot visually judge an aircrafts airspeed, especially from a dodgy video, so those comments are irrelevant. An A346 (and all modern Airbus’s) fly a predetermined approach speed based on factors such as weight, temp, wind, air pressure etc. This is more than likely a case of external influence...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A346 serious close call at UIO
Replies: 26
Views: 10085

Re: IB A346 serious close call at UIO

You cannot visually judge an aircrafts airspeed, especially from a dodgy video, so those comments are irrelevant. An A346 (and all modern Airbus’s) fly a predetermined approach speed based on factors such as weight, temp, wind, air pressure etc. This is more than likely a case of external influence...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A346 serious close call at UIO
Replies: 26
Views: 10085

Re: IB A346 serious close call at UIO

You cannot visually judge an aircrafts airspeed, especially from a dodgy video, so those comments are irrelevant. An A346 (and all modern Airbus’s) fly a predetermined approach speed based on factors such as weight, temp, wind, air pressure etc. This is more than likely a case of external influence...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy
Replies: 168
Views: 13220

Re: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy

Bottom line, it was a sassy flight attendant who wanted to stand up to a star and now hes paying the repercussions.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAROM future fleet
Replies: 34
Views: 6909

Re: TAROM future fleet

What kind of RJs are they looking at? There's quite a few to choose from: CRJ7/900, SSJ, C series, Embraer E-170/190? The A220 or E195E2 would be a good replacement for the A318. I think TAROM should not be adding more fleet type, after getting rid of A318. As much as we aviation fans appreciate di...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAROM future fleet
Replies: 34
Views: 6909

Re: TAROM future fleet

What kind of RJs are they looking at? There's quite a few to choose from: CRJ7/900, SSJ, C series, Embraer E-170/190? The A220 or E195E2 would be a good replacement for the A318. I think TAROM should not be adding more fleet type, after getting rid of A318. As much as we aviation fans appreciate di...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 14408

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

Hahah that looks so cheep. Invest money in actual cleaning of the ocean instead of promoting it on a plane that will impact nothing.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 194
Views: 25958

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

Vegas or Miami is the most logical. Austin, they don't have the correct airframe. IAH is already covered internationally. SLC has failed for Delta so I doubt CX would try. HNL is ULCC. SEA eats into YVR and already has HKA. Denver, low O/D and operational issues. Dallas already has AA. NRT has been...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: are 737-200 still safe to travel in
Replies: 35
Views: 7686

Re: are 737-200 still safe to travel in

A little off-topic here, but what aircraft will Nolinor operate when the 732 becomes too old to maintain? Given its function to TO/land on gravel?

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors
Replies: 28
Views: 4677

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated May 2018 Load Factors

I never really understood why LH, being the one with the one with best LF, doesn't upgauge DFW to either a A346 or B744 for that matter. Having some of the passengers that Etihad had, plus a bigger J class could mean a better profit margin. Just my two pennies BR, 744lover Lufthansa is upgrading to...

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by 4engines4lnghll
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines and Corporate Jets
Replies: 90
Views: 9693

Re: Long Distance RJ Service

UA used an rj from IAH-YYZ!!!

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by 4engines4lnghll
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 233
Views: 52027

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

How sad... I flew this *A bird many times between DFW-FRA.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 133
Views: 19368

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25

DFW-FLL it’s official

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hot (Pink) off the press! 3M's new ATR shows herself
Replies: 41
Views: 6932

Re: Hot (Pink) off the press! 3M's new ATR shows herself

leleko747 wrote:
Silver Airways... and almost no silver used on the livery... LOL


This is a south Floridian airline. It has a Flamingo on it lol... This will be a great eye catching plane in FLL. I think its perfect.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC
Replies: 52
Views: 10763

Re: Flair Airlines first aircraft in new livery, plans expansion as ULCC

TWA302 wrote:
Reminds me of Arik
Image


I disagree. It hardly resembles Arik. I think its looks nice. Yes the font could be bigger especially "Airlines". If they get their sh*t together I hope they become successful.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 AUS
Replies: 32
Views: 8335

Re: BA 747 AUS

Wow. 10 years ago I would’ve never guessed BA would be sending a 747 to Austin. It’s my second home and I’m so shocked how fast it’s growing.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines 2017 Total Load Factors
Replies: 23
Views: 3261

Re: Frontier Airlines 2017 Total Load Factors

Wow I’m actually surprised by the high numbers. I would’ve thought their crazy ULCC type expansion would fail. But just like in the EU more and more people are wanting to fly on a budget.

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by 4engines4lnghll
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 997 DFW-EZE diverts due to PTY due to drunk passenger
Replies: 57
Views: 7298

Re: AA 997 DFW-EZE DIVERTS DUE TO DRUNK PAX

I’m sure there will be videos uploaded soon of the chaos onboard

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