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by nkops
Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA A320 Divert To KFMN
Replies: 18
Views: 4013

RE: UA A320 Divert To Kfmn

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by nkops
Mon Jun 27, 2005 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Family Of Aircaft Being Retired Early?
Replies: 37
Views: 7438

RE: MD-80 Family Of Aircaft Being Retired Early?

I know for us, the MD80 burns a lot more fuel than the A319 or A321, and with fuel costs hovering around $60/ barrel, that is a big reason we have accelerated the MD80 retirement.

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by nkops
Mon Jun 27, 2005 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Don't More Airlines Hedge Fuel?
Replies: 15
Views: 5586

RE: Why Don't More Airlines Hedge Fuel?

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by nkops
Mon Jun 27, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Pan Am City
Replies: 32
Views: 6184

RE: New Pan Am City

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by nkops
Mon Jun 27, 2005 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Chance At NW Starting CID-MEM?
Replies: 19
Views: 3360

RE: Any Chance At NW Starting CID-MEM?

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by nkops
Sat Jun 25, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Don't More Airlines Hedge Fuel?
Replies: 15
Views: 5586

Why Don't More Airlines Hedge Fuel?

NK recently hedged their fuel for the rest of the year. I'm not sure how much, but I believe it was at around $50.00/barrel. If the cost goes below that amount (which we all know is very unlikely) they would get to pay the lower rate . My question is , why don't more airlines do this?? Is it because...

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by nkops
Sat Jun 18, 2005 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Adds Daytime Flight SEA To JFK
Replies: 16
Views: 4426

RE: B6 Adds Daytime Flight SEA To JFK

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by nkops
Fri Jun 17, 2005 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Flight In A Turbopropliner
Replies: 35
Views: 5527

RE: Longest Flight In A Turbopropliner

Track a Flight -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Airline: LKY Flight Number: 720 Departure City: ACY Arrival City: Ft. Lauderdale, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> Actual Departure time: 5:56 am Estimated Arrival time: 9:40 am Status: In Air ...

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by nkops
Fri Jun 17, 2005 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Dash 8-300 Turbo Prop (according To BA!)
Replies: 3
Views: 6248

RE: Boeing Dash 8-300 Turbo Prop (according To BA!)

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by nkops
Fri Jun 17, 2005 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBN Airport Work Stalled
Replies: 23
Views: 2926

RE: SBN Airport Work Stalled

I think she is just holding out for mo' money!!!  dollarsign 

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by nkops
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Commuter Jet Pilots "wanted To Have Fun"
Replies: 130
Views: 23701

RE: Dead Commuter Jet Pilots "wanted To Have Fun"

Years ago (while at a different airline) we had a BE pilot roll the plane on a ferry flight to see what would happen... Needless to say he was fired.. I'm sure there are more stories like this too.

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by nkops
Tue Jun 14, 2005 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo To Pax Config Conversion: Has It Been Done?
Replies: 9
Views: 4010

RE: Cargo To Pax Config Conversion: Has It Been Done?

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by nkops
Tue Jun 14, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Cities Do Not Have All Three Alliances?
Replies: 27
Views: 4776

RE: What Cities Do Not Have All Three Alliances?

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by nkops
Sun Jun 12, 2005 6:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Viable Dream Routes
Replies: 121
Views: 7610

RE: Viable Dream Routes

ACY- anywhere in the US besides Florida and <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym>...(<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">...

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by nkops
Sun Jun 12, 2005 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Record Traffic In May
Replies: 8
Views: 2284

RE: NK Record Traffic In May

thank you much SHUP!!

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by nkops
Sun Jun 12, 2005 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington Post Article On S5 Incident At IAD
Replies: 7
Views: 5435

RE: Washington Post Article On S5 Incident At IAD

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by nkops
Sun Jun 12, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Record Traffic In May
Replies: 8
Views: 2284

RE: NK Record Traffic In May

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by nkops
Sat Jun 11, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Seatmaps
Replies: 55
Views: 9456

RE: Interesting Seatmaps

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by nkops
Sat Jun 11, 2005 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Record Traffic In May
Replies: 8
Views: 2284

NK Record Traffic In May

<a href="http://www.spiritair.com/welcome.aspx?pg=pressrelease&PressID=1&StartRow=1" target=_blank>http://www.spiritair.com/welcome.asp...=pressrelease&PressID=1&StartRow=1</a> Not a bad month for <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym>... I do wish they would report financial results th...

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by nkops
Sat Jun 11, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Booking A Flight On A LCC Without A Credit Card?
Replies: 47
Views: 8321

RE: Booking A Flight On A LCC Without A Credit Card?

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by nkops
Sat Jun 11, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Booking A Flight On A LCC Without A Credit Card?
Replies: 47
Views: 8321

RE: Booking A Flight On A LCC Without A Credit Card?

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by nkops
Fri Jun 10, 2005 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Execs Receive BMW 7 Series
Replies: 104
Views: 11238

RE: Continental Execs Receive BMW 7 Series

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by nkops
Fri Jun 10, 2005 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Virgin America
Replies: 32
Views: 6353

RE: What Ever Happened To Virgin America

Hopefully Branson came to his senses and said " What the heck am I thinking??? I can't make money over there!!! I'd have to be  crazy 

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by nkops
Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eliminating The Risk Of "drunken" Pilots
Replies: 28
Views: 4798

RE: Eliminating The Risk Of "drunken" Pilots

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by nkops
Fri Jun 10, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Gear Collapse In IAD
Replies: 51
Views: 11893

United Express Gear Collapse In IAD

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by nkops
Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK To Discontinue ACY-DTW
Replies: 0
Views: 2111

NK To Discontinue ACY-DTW

Looks like Spirit will stop the ACY-<acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> flights on Aug 23rd. This was one of the original routes when Spirit started years ago, it's a shame to see it go. Also kills the connections to <acronym title="Los Ang...

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by nkops
Wed Jun 08, 2005 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Northeast 6/6/05: What A Mess...
Replies: 35
Views: 7320

RE: The Northeast 6/6/05: What A Mess...

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by nkops
Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About US 36 6/6/05: (RSW-FLL-PVD)
Replies: 4
Views: 3271

RE: Question About US 36 6/6/05: (RSW-FLL-PVD)

Most likely with the delays going on in the NE... Most pax would have missed their connections, or had them cancelled. I'm guessing they will be rebooked thru <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym> or somewhere else, or have to wait until ...

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by nkops
Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Northeast 6/6/05: What A Mess...
Replies: 35
Views: 7320

RE: The Northeast 6/6/05: What A Mess...

Looks like B6 204 ended up in ACY.... Probably going to be a long night (good thing I'm home)  Silly

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by nkops
Sat Jun 04, 2005 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Ramp Workers Flies DTW-LGA In Cargo Hold
Replies: 13
Views: 4870

RE: NK Ramp Workers Flies DTW-LGA In Cargo Hold

I'd have to check , but pretty sure there is no place on our baggage loading sheet to account for that!!! I guess he would be COMAT....  Big grin

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by nkops
Sat Jun 04, 2005 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 296 BUR-JFK Fuel Stop
Replies: 57
Views: 5580

RE: B6 296 BUR-JFK Fuel Stop

I think if this becomes a habit (which appears it might)... the flying public will eventually catch on. (Then again, I might be over estimating the public!!)

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by nkops
Fri Jun 03, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Cries Foul Over Delta's "double Standards"
Replies: 8
Views: 4241

RE: Spirit Cries Foul Over Delta's "double Standards"

NK has never been subsidized by anybody in ACY. In fact, in the time <acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</acronym> has been there, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has been subsidized (for <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cinc...

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