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by LOWS
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD $8.5B Expansion Deal - Update: City Council Approved
Replies: 371
Views: 49661

Re: ORD Expansion Deal - Update: AA Accuses City of Collusion w/ UA

It looks like the Chicago city council wants to use minority (Hispanic, I presume) hiring data to determine who gets gates https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/hispanic-caucus-demands-hiring-contracting-data-from-american-and-united/ Man, this is some bullshit. Who even let this guy into the meeting? ...

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by LOWS
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Southwest unveils new Louisiana One livery
Replies: 61
Views: 9234

Re: Fun special SWA annnoumemt tommrow 12:30pm east coast time

They've been at OKC and TUL almost as long, and have ~600 people at a call center there. Still no Oklahoma One Every time I look at the WN route map it always surprises me how much service they have at both airports - especially considering they are right next to each other and even MDW/FLL don't h...

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by LOWS
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Southwest unveils new Louisiana One livery
Replies: 61
Views: 9234

Re: Fun special SWA annnoumemt tommrow 12:30pm east coast time

Based on their Instagram story, I expect it to be a state-special scheme. The sneak preview they showed has a blue front and what look to be yellow stars on the engines. Indiana One? Louisiana one I'm surprised there hasn't been one given how long they've been at MSY They've been at OKC and TUL alm...

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by LOWS
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?
Replies: 124
Views: 11555

Re: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?

I just found AUS-AMS non stop .. I guess they are running it a few days in March? Flights WED 14 MAR AUS 6:43 PM to AMS 10:50 AM Arrives Next Day Flight Number DL 156 Travel Time 10h 7m Nonstop Main Cabin (B) Changeable / Refundable Change Flight Delta Air Lines Baggage Information opens in new win...

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by LOWS
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?
Replies: 124
Views: 11555

Re: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?

A new airline: This may be the best option and if you were going to start a new airline, this is probably the best place to base it --> Via Air! Looks like they're already gradually trying to build an AUS regional hub, flying to the places no one else wants to. Would love to see an outfit like Via ...

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by LOWS
Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Air Wisconsin?
Replies: 4
Views: 1086

Future of Air Wisconsin?

What is Air Wisconsin planning on doing once their CR2s time out? I know they just moved from AA to UA, but those planes aren't getting any younger and depending on flow through to UA, recruitment can't be easy flying ancient CRJs. I remember once dealing with them when they ran UA IAD customer serv...

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by LOWS
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to base remaining 10 A350s at MUC
Replies: 33
Views: 7185

Re: LH to base remaining 10 A350s at MUC

Are they still upset with Fraport for letting Ryanair into FRA?

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by LOWS
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time
Replies: 48
Views: 8387

Re: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time

Now how about this 3 hour 22 minutes flight in an ERJ-145? :eek: :redflag: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/LOF4662 UA used to run EWR-OKC (or was it TUL?). That's a good deal farther than DAY-DEN. EWR-OKC for sure until quite recently. CO's scope clause didn't allow for RJs above 50 seats. I wa...

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by LOWS
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian planning Buenos Aires to Asia flights via Perth
Replies: 120
Views: 16832

Re: Norwegian planning Buenos Aires to Asia flights via Perth

Is Norwegian just saying random words? Buenos Aires -> Perth -> Tokyo is just as long as Buenos Aires -> Oslo -> Tokyo with the additional complication of having to cross Antarctica (which would require ETOPS480+ aircraft that doesn't exist). According to the article, it sounds like they're not tak...

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018

Is Delta doing CR9 and 752 maintenance in OKC now? I've noticed a couple random ones, eg. BDL and unscheduled CR9s from MSP.

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by LOWS
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air starting MGM-SFB
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Re: Via Air starting MGM-SFB

Still waiting on them to start OKC-AUS, which was just pushed back to 22 April. It was supposed to start this month.

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by LOWS
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus A321 double jetway usage
Replies: 37
Views: 8211

Re: Airbus A321 double jetway usage

From 2020 all A321 will have the new modified fuselage where door pair 2 is permanently removed. It is much more useful and interesting to have a jetway connected to both the front and the rear doors at the same time. Here is a picture from Albany airport. Look at the to gates to the left: https://...

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by LOWS
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018

Is OKC looking to attract WOW or maybe even Norwegian by adding an international gate? Or just G4 to Mexico?

http://www.news9.com/story/37532426/oklahoma-city-airport-prepares-for-international-flights

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United leads list of on-time U.S. airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 3186

Re: United leads list of on-time U.S. airlines

Last year I flew over 30 legs on United, a good mix of domestic and international. I’d go back to UA.com to be more accurate but I’m too lazy! I recall being late about twice last year, but never being very late. I too felt the crews must have been given a incentive talk when it comes to closing th...

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can B767 Be Converted to 2-4-2?
Replies: 52
Views: 9651

Re: Can B767 Be Converted to 2-4-2?

A couple of years back there was a bit of a splash made with the idea of offset seating patterns so that people were not shoulder to shoulder in economy. Did they go anywhere outside of Popular Mechanics type magazines? http://www.thompsonaero.com/cozysuite Don't think anyone ever bit but to me it ...

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance CEO thinks of integrating Low Cost Carriers
Replies: 40
Views: 5883

Re: Star Alliance CEO thinks of integrating Low Cost Carriers

Considering it's been a long while since ANY airline joined an alliance, I think this is window dressing to make it look like the alliances are still relevant. looking at the last dates of any airline joining one of the three major alliances. Star - Jul 2014 Air India Oneworld - May 2014 Sri Lankan...

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS
Replies: 92
Views: 10410

Re: WSJ: Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS

Spacepope wrote:
Goodyear wrote:
Could we see Jeff make moves to purchase ABX and Atlas? Seems like the next logical move.

No way ABX after the way Amazon got screwed y them during peak 2016. ATI is probably more likely.


The company that owns ATI also owns ABX. http://www.atsginc.com/Subsidiary_Companies.html

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by LOWS
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reversal of a Rebranding
Replies: 38
Views: 5301

Re: Reversal of a Rebranding

When CO and UA announced their merger, the new combined entity’s logo was, of course, the CO globe along with “United Airlines” using the legacy CO typeface. A month or so later, they revised it to say only “UNITED” (dropping the “Airlines”) in the typeface we see today. I remember being vaguely ho...

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by LOWS
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance CEO thinks of integrating Low Cost Carriers
Replies: 40
Views: 5883

Re: Star Alliance CEO thinks of integrating Low Cost Carriers

In which milage program are you? I though just Miles&More members are getting miles on EW flights. Yes, I am in Miles&More. Once I have tried to book flight directly from Eurowings.com website I was unable to get miles (no place to put M&M card number), but booking the same flight via L...

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by LOWS
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.
Replies: 84
Views: 8932

Re: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.

UA has a hub at IAD and serves DCA and BWI AA has a hub at DCA and serves IAD and BWI. WN has a "hub" at BWI and serves IAD and DCA. DL serves IAD, DCA, and BWI Why the "" around hub when talking about BWI and WN? BWI is most definitely a hub for them. Because it's been argued 1...

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by LOWS
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.
Replies: 84
Views: 8932

Re: Feasibility of airlines operating into 2 airports in same metro area.

UA has a hub at IAD and serves DCA and BWI
AA has a hub at DCA and serves IAD and BWI.
WN has a "hub" at BWI and serves IAD and DCA.
DL serves IAD, DCA, and BWI

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by LOWS
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018

Also, from the ViaAir thread, it looks like they've pushed back their launch to Austin until April.

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by LOWS
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future plans for Via Air
Replies: 29
Views: 4298

Re: Via Air

booked a flight on Via for AUS-OKC in March, from the looks of their website they aren't going to launch it by then. It was supposed to be launched in Jan. Guess it's time to dispute charges on credit card... OKC is now missing from their destinations page. https://www.flyviaair.com/destinations/ B...

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by LOWS
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018

Sancho99504 wrote:
It took AA forever and then some to add additional OKC-LAX frequencies after they started and have floated between 2-3 flights daily since they added flights.


I'm guessing UA just wasn't getting what it needed from the OKC-LAX run? Or had a better use for that CR7/175?

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018

I don't know if there is any demand for a second IAD flight? I use the morning UA IAD flight a lot, but an early afternoon flight that's slightly better timed for European connections. The morning flight (I'm usually on it 2-3 times a month, both connection and O&D) always seems pretty full. Obv...

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by LOWS
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New MUC rail connection?
Replies: 4
Views: 1436

New MUC rail connection?

It seems like every few years there is new discussion about a new train connection from Salzburg to MUC, perhaps via Mühldorf and Freising, and then on to Munich city center. Has there been any discussion of that recently? The A8 is always packed, and the fastest train still takes 2.5hrs from MUC wi...

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by LOWS
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: What's new at OKC?

When Allegiant starts flying international. AC? to YYZ In terms of Canada, your best bets would probably be YCG or YEG for the oil market connections. I know some people who would prefer YCG for the access to skiing in Banff as well. I was meaning to ask if any of the fossil fuel companies have int...

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by LOWS
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

Re: What's new at OKC?

Is the SkyWest maintenance base going to open this summer?

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by LOWS
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 93
Views: 4183

OKC Discussion Thread - 2018

It seems like every other US airport has a "what's new" thread, so let's make one for OKC. Some points to start: 1. 2017 had nearly four million passengers https://flyokc.com/2017-passenger-traffic-sets-all-time-record 2. When is construction expected to start on the new east gates? Who wi...

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by LOWS
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 (CSeries) orders and possible orders for 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 24414

Re: CSeries orders and possible orders for 2018

United will order 100 with a mix of CS100s and 300s.

well, one can dream.

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by LOWS
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta eyes return to Persian Gulf region after US strikes deal with Qatar
Replies: 84
Views: 15812

Re: Delta eyes return to Persian Gulf region after US strikes deal with Qatar

Wasn't there previously IAD-DOH on UA? Or was that a tag to/from KWI?

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by LOWS
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't US have more holiday leisure airlines?
Replies: 255
Views: 22179

Re: Why doesn't US have more holiday leisure airlines?

Maybe I missed it, but have you all forgotten USA3000/Apple Vacations?

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by LOWS
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare terminal expansion design options
Replies: 20
Views: 6006

Re: O'Hare terminal expansion design options

I don't have a problem with the existing roadway system... ORD needs a lot of drop off length due to the size of O&D (this isn't ATL or DEN). It functions well now and will function better once the ATS extension is complete. Keep in mind, the OP's diagrams are outdated... the City has already m...

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by LOWS
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 4 Water Line break
Replies: 13
Views: 4036

JFK Terminal 4 Water Line break

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/07/us/jfk-ai ... index.html
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CNN is reporting that JFK T4 has a broken waterline that has flooded the arrivals area.

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/07/us/jfk-ai ... index.html

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by LOWS
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS ends Fokker operation today
Replies: 20
Views: 4538

Re: OS ends Fokker operation today

I will miss my frequent SZG-FRA and SZG-VIE trips on the Fokkers. Comfortable and a delight to fly in.

I miss flying in and out of SZG generally, too!

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by LOWS
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two UA 773 and an LH 748 at IAH yesterday
Replies: 16
Views: 4329

Re: Two UA 773 and an LH 748 at IAH yesterday

B737900ER wrote:
Newark727 wrote:
What was a UA 777-300ER doing in OKC yesterday? N2142U routed OKC-LAX-IAH today, was curious as to why if anyone knows.

Rose Bowl charter


I'm guessing either one of the travel agency groups or maybe the OU alumni association?

The team and band went out on UA 739s, no?

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by LOWS
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard
Replies: 94
Views: 20295

Re: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard

It all depends on the type of system being used. So, I can't speak for all systems. I once came across an elderly Sri Lankan woman who ended up at my airport, when she was supposed to be connecting through LHR for a flight to YYZ. The agents at DUS did not pick it up!! How far off course was she?

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by LOWS
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and AA Shuttles - How Long Until The "Shuttle" Brand is Retired?
Replies: 15
Views: 4583

Re: DL and AA Shuttles - How Long Until The "Shuttle" Brand is Retired?

If Amtrak were actually replace the 20 ACELA train sets with something newer, more reliable, and slightly faster, then there really is no need for marketing a near hourly flight to DCA any longer. If you are traveling from Manhattan to Washington DC, the train is faster, even now. BOS, at almost 4 ...

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by LOWS
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 3740

Re: Listening to your own flight ATC

m0ssy wrote:
I've always enjoyed using liveatc on my flights. Of course there are limitations. The wifi being shut off during approach for one, but I listen religiously while on the ground. :)


By the time you're on approach, or at least final, couldn't you turn the cellular data back on?

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by LOWS
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1995
Views: 328323

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

I've been trying to find a recent map for Amazon's holiday peak. Has anyone been keeping one? I ask because I had a package that went PHX-DFW, and I'm assuming like 99% of my Amazon packages, will be trucked from DFW to OKC's new sorting center. I drove OKC-Kansas City through Wichita and then throu...

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by LOWS
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada announces YYZ-OMA/PVD, YUL-PIT/BWI, YEG-SFO, YVR-SMF
Replies: 51
Views: 10173

Re: Air Canada announces YYZ-OMA/PVD, YUL-PIT/BWI, YEG-SFO, YVR-SMF

It seems like there would be more interest in OKC-YEG for Oil and Gas, but OKC-YYZ would be nice to have.

OKC could finally earn the "World" in "Will Rogers World Airport"

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by LOWS
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route
Replies: 43
Views: 5899

Re: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route

RCS763AV wrote:
Also, the impending JV between Avianca and United and the growth of the BOG hub are reasons enough for launching this route. It has nothing to do with PTY-ORD.


Will the JV include Copa? Or are they being shafted by UA/AV?

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by LOWS
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are the chances for more flights between Canada and Austria?
Replies: 16
Views: 4784

Re: What are the chances for more flights between Canada and Austria?

What I had in mind was more on the leisure side, seasonal, and mentioned SZG as a point of arrival but not exclusively to visit that city. That traffic is price sensitive and can take a connection via FRA/VIE or a train from MUC. WOW Air and the Norwegian Airlines are all flying in for the ski traf...

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by LOWS
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are the chances for more flights between Canada and Austria?
Replies: 16
Views: 4784

Re: What are the chances for more flights between Canada and Austria?

SZG Not in a million years. OS flies VIE-YYZ, and AC and LH both fly from every possible major Canadian gateway to FRA and most also to MUC. From FRA (in addition to VIE) you can connect to Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz, Graz, and Klagenfurt. From MUC to Graz, and via ICE/Railjet to Innsbruck, Salzburg...

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by LOWS
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does DHL service Pyongyang FNJ?
Replies: 18
Views: 6227

Re: Does DHL service Pyongyang FNJ?

As in, DHL trucks are running around NK? Also, I assumed the UN sanctions on NK had basically shut down imports/exports? DHL are not the sanctions busting type. It would include a lot of documents as well as diplomatic and UN related goods. That's what I figured, I was just surprised they had any b...

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by LOWS
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does DHL service Pyongyang FNJ?
Replies: 18
Views: 6227

Re: Does DHL service Pyongyang FNJ?

They have a ground network in North Korea and would assume they would have to operate some air service but I've never seen a photo of anything other than Air China/Air Koryo/VIP aircraft. As in, DHL trucks are running around NK? Also, I assumed the UN sanctions on NK had basically shut down imports...

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by LOWS
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa shows new Business Class seat
Replies: 71
Views: 22741

Re: Lufthansa shows new Business Class seat

Frankly, and I say this having flown on the new Polaris seats, I really prefer the existing LH Business seat. Especially if you're flying FRA/MUC-USA with a colleague and need to get something done. I have also been lucky, e.g. when a well known economist started a conversation over lunch on the upp...

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by LOWS
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 22293

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2507

It looks like they're flying N47414 a 739.
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Oklahoma at Kansas, UA 2507
OKC-MCI on the way up
FOE-OKC on the way back

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2507

It looks like they're flying N47414 a 739.

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