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by JHwk
Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bangkok Airport Third Runway?
Replies: 22
Views: 4258

Bangkok Airport Third Runway?

There are four runways in the master plan, although with the housing having been built right up to the airport's property line it is unlikely politically. There was going to be a mid-field terminal plus a duplicate of the main terminal at the south end of the airport. The original design was intende...

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by JHwk
Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Unveils Terminal 2 Remodel
Replies: 63
Views: 13801

RE: LAX Unveils Terminal 2 Remodel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ldvaviation" class="quote" target="_blank">ldvaviation</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i>They should have faced a rebellion...

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by JHwk
Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Unveils Terminal 2 Remodel
Replies: 63
Views: 13801

RE: LAX Unveils Terminal 2 Remodel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/commavia" class="quote" target="_blank">commavia</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="San Francisco - Internat...

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by JHwk
Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It Would Be Possible A Long Haul With A 90 Seater?
Replies: 22
Views: 8307

RE: It Would Be Possible A Long Haul With A 90 Seater?

Found this in a quick search: <a href="http://www.oliverwyman.com/content/dam/oliver-wyman/global/en/2014/nov/Airline_Economic_Analysis_Screen_OW_Nov_2014.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.oliverwyman.com/content/d...ic_Analysis_Screen_OW_Nov_2014.pdf</a> Around page 18 they do a breakdown of cost per...

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by JHwk
Sat Jan 30, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 At HNL: Infrastructure?
Replies: 42
Views: 10312

RE: A380 At HNL: Infrastructure?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Armodeen" class="quote" target="_blank">Armodeen</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>At least they have 2 years to get it fixed...

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by JHwk
Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Activist Shareholder
Replies: 42
Views: 8136

RE: UAL Activist Shareholder

Given its 97% institutional ownership, and 2.5 <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> I can see where an activist investor would be interested. What was their ~$4B tax windfall 2015Q3? As a 1k, United has been going downhill in the past year for me, although I doubt any investor really wants...

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by JHwk
Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Q4 2015 Accounts Deferred Cost Table
Replies: 9
Views: 1736

RE: Boeing Q4 2015 Accounts Deferred Cost Table

Interesting comparison of program vs unit cost on the last page. Things looking better in <acronym title="Mustique Airways (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)">Q4</acronym> for deferred cost for sure, should start dropping next quarter on the 787 based on the trend of improvement. Wonder when they take...

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by JHwk
Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Sharklet Retrofit Program Update?
Replies: 34
Views: 12837

RE: Sharklet Retrofit Program Update?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B6JFKH81" class="quote" target="_blank">B6JFKH81</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>m just fascinated at how quickly these d...

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by JHwk
Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fuel Hedging: Will It Return?
Replies: 14
Views: 1820

RE: Fuel Hedging: Will It Return?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winginit" class="quote" target="_blank">winginit</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>I think you might highly underestimate how...

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by JHwk
Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Proud Bird Restaurant To Close For Renovation
Replies: 43
Views: 6704

RE: LAX Proud Bird Restaurant To Close For Renovation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B757capt" class="quote" target="_blank">B757capt</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The existing ...

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by JHwk
Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Zika Virus - US Domestic Flights?
Replies: 3
Views: 2230

RE: Zika Virus - US Domestic Flights?

I have heard of a few dengue cases over the years with a remnant mosquito on a plane, but the chances seem quite slim.

Aedis aegypti are hearty pests-- you know when you get bit by one. Wife and I used to joke that you can see their tail numbers.

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by JHwk
Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Al Baker: Seat Comfort Opinions Are Irrelevant
Replies: 75
Views: 18412

RE: Al Baker: Seat Comfort Opinions Are Irrelevant

It was t until I flew a TUI 8-abreast 767 that I started to really think about it. Sitting next to someone my size -- 6'1, 230lbs is uncomfortable in any economy seat-- you need wide armrests to accommodate shoulder width. The 16.5" TUI seat though was just torture, and combined with the lack of kne...

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by JHwk
Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Proud Bird Restaurant To Close For Renovation
Replies: 43
Views: 6704

RE: LAX Proud Bird Restaurant To Close For Renovation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>When it reopens it will however have nothing...

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by JHwk
Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta May Buy CSeries
Replies: 84
Views: 23137

RE: Delta May Buy CSeries

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Deltal1011man" class="quote" target="_blank">Deltal1011man</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>The 717s wont need replacing f...

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by JHwk
Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Now Taking Bookings For LAX And SFO
Replies: 22
Views: 3077

RE: WOW Air Now Taking Bookings For LAX And SFO

So would it be Skymark's 7-abreast Y, or have they refit the interiors.

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by JHwk
Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Blue Wrap Of Death!
Replies: 31
Views: 17335

RE: The Blue Wrap Of Death!

It is fairly cheap and fast to do; I always thought the focus was on protecting high-value components, but also ensuring that you don't get any FOD off the craft.

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by JHwk
Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Does UA Make Seat Map Readily Visible
Replies: 15
Views: 4136

RE: Why Does UA Make Seat Map Readily Visible

They sell a few tickets to my wife each year because of the seat map... She looks at flights with likely upgrades and is quicker to pull the trigger if she thinks an upgrade is likely. She is also more likely if some of her favorite seats are starting to disappear. In reality though it is a lot like...

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by JHwk
Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Drone Almost Hits Ski Superchampion
Replies: 26
Views: 9698

RE: Drone Almost Hits Ski Superchampion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thaiflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">thaiflyer</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> According to the Dutch media the dron...

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by JHwk
Thu Dec 24, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Launches 738 Pax To Cargo Conversion
Replies: 28
Views: 7418

RE: Boeing Launches 738 Pax To Cargo Conversion

So why is there no new build -800 or -900 freighter available?

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by JHwk
Thu Dec 10, 2015 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Eyes Additional 717 Planes
Replies: 82
Views: 16775

RE: HA Eyes Additional 717 Planes

After the short segment issue, you also need to address oversized cargo-- surf boards and golf clubs are a mainstay for HA. I can't see a CRJ, EMB, or Q400 really addressing that issue, unless they could do a combi.

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by JHwk
Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9
Replies: 177
Views: 45224

RE: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9

Gary Kelly is speaking at the Wings Club luncheon on the 10th... QR must be buying a stake in WN, joining the Mideast and the Southwest...

Or something...

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by JHwk
Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1
Replies: 258
Views: 34961

Air Asia Crash: Final Report Released - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanAm1971" class="quote" target="_blank">PanAm1971</a> (<a href="#145" class="quote">Reply 145</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I know th...

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by JHwk
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Depressing News For C-Series
Replies: 71
Views: 25313

RE: More Depressing News For C-Series

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gct64" class="quote" target="_blank">gct64</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I don't think Embra...

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by JHwk
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Depressing News For C-Series
Replies: 71
Views: 25313

RE: More Depressing News For C-Series

If the CSeries can survive fro another 7 years or so, it will be very successful long-term. Airbus is optimized at the 321, Boeing at the 738, leaving a competitive spot where BBD can excel. It might only get 10% of the market, but that is still a lot of planes.

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by JHwk
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Can SNA Function With Such A Short Runway?
Replies: 55
Views: 10716

RE: How Can SNA Function With Such A Short Runway?

The existing airport has no place to expand. There have been proposals to move the airport over the years, but nobody wants an airport in their backyard. It has the service it does because there is a large tributary population which wants to use it.

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by JHwk
Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did Is Weaken A380NEO Project?
Replies: 55
Views: 10640

RE: Did Is Weaken A380NEO Project?

Actually, if an <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> 380 was shot down in the ME, it would likely boost orders for the 380, as other airlines would move in and replace the capacity. Total flight through the region might decrease, given presumably higher prices, but the 380 p...

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by JHwk
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Could FI Replace 752's With 737 MAX?
Replies: 67
Views: 13935

RE: How Could FI Replace 752's With 737 MAX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Interesti...

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by JHwk
Wed Nov 18, 2015 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Next -- A $15B Question
Replies: 188
Views: 28988

RE: Boeing's Next -- A $15B Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Amiga500" class="quote" target="_blank">Amiga500</a> (<a href="#161" class="quote">Reply 161</a>):<br/><i> The other problem Boeing have is that...

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by JHwk
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Failed To Catch Man With Loaded Gun
Replies: 37
Views: 5367

RE: TSA Failed To Catch Man With Loaded Gun

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

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by JHwk
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Failed To Catch Man With Loaded Gun
Replies: 37
Views: 5367

RE: TSA Failed To Catch Man With Loaded Gun

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SonomaFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">SonomaFlyer</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> wish that was not the case but the ...

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by JHwk
Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Leisure Carrier Will Take 10 Abreast A350
Replies: 75
Views: 16405

RE: European Leisure Carrier Will Take 10 Abreast A350

I can see it now--- selling seats by the inch. Kind of a bench where the armrest can be placed in any fixed spot.

Woe is ye who only sprang for 12" between the two 21" seats...

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by JHwk
Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Next Big Thing?
Replies: 113
Views: 16477

RE: United Next Big Thing?

Flew mainline <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> last week....

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by JHwk
Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NBs Production At 60month At A & B: A Sober Look.
Replies: 2
Views: 1036

RE: NBs Production At 60month At A & B: A Sober Look.

Can Spirit handle going that high? Interesting that the theoretical maximum is 3x21 frames per month-- close enough to the point of needing a major capital investment. Strategically for Boeing, announcing might make sense-- the backlogs are too many years. Practically, NSA/MOM would be a better appr...

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by JHwk
Thu Nov 05, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Legacy Terminals Renovation
Replies: 42
Views: 6583

RE: LAX Legacy Terminals Renovation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The money being s...

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by JHwk
Thu Nov 05, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Legacy Terminals Renovation
Replies: 42
Views: 6583

RE: LAX Legacy Terminals Renovation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Prost" class="quote" target="_blank">Prost</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It could still be d...

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by JHwk
Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Legacy Terminals Renovation
Replies: 42
Views: 6583

RE: LAX Legacy Terminals Renovation

T3 will likely need to be torn down and re-built; there are several issues that can't be resolved within the existing building. My biggest complaint is traffic on the horseshoe, but it would be nice to have a mid-concourse connector to <acronym title="Transportes Aereos Neuquen (Argentina)">T8</acro...

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by JHwk
Wed Nov 04, 2015 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3
Replies: 376
Views: 100260

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/exfss" class="quote" target="_blank">exfss</a> (<a href="#297" class="quote">Reply 297</a>):<br/><i>hat <acronym title="Highland Air (Sweden)">H...

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by JHwk
Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 Output To Be Increased Again
Replies: 25
Views: 7522

RE: A320 Output To Be Increased Again

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mjoelnir" class="quote" target="_blank">mjoelnir</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Maybe that is...

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by JHwk
Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ship Crashes Into HK Airport Suspension Bridge
Replies: 41
Views: 20967

RE: Ship Crashes Into HK Airport Suspension Bridge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/litz" class="quote" target="_blank">litz</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" alig...

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by JHwk
Fri Oct 23, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Reverse Entrance
Replies: 19
Views: 7462

RE: LAX Reverse Entrance

I do wish there was a secondary entry from World Way West to World Way; It is about the only way you can deal with car congestion on World Way - Giving an alternate entry to TIBIT, <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym>-8, and an alternate exit from T1-TIBIT. To make it work (for ...

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by JHwk
Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ship Crashes Into HK Airport Suspension Bridge
Replies: 41
Views: 20967

RE: Ship Crashes Into HK Airport Suspension Bridge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BestWestern" class="quote" target="_blank">BestWestern</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> At least ...

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by JHwk
Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36333

RE: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#185" class="quote">Reply 185</a>):<br/><i> Quoting mjoelnir (Reply 184): Could you t...

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by JHwk
Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clinton Says Airlines Are Gouging, DL Responds
Replies: 133
Views: 19896

RE: Clinton Says Airlines Are Gouging, DL Responds

Sorry, but airlines have no right to complain when they take huge profits when times are good and declare bankruptcy when they aren't. Repay your debts, maintain reserves for the inevitable downturns, and maybe you will earn that right. Politicians likewise have little right to pander; they have don...

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by JHwk
Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36333

RE: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JoeCanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">JoeCanuck</a> (<a href="#149" class="quote">Reply 149</a>):<br/><i>I suspect that 20 year old fuse wind...

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by JHwk
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36333

RE: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Finn350" class="quote" target="_blank">Finn350</a> (<a href="#108" class="quote">Reply 108</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Are you sure ...

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by JHwk
Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36333

RE: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Finn350" class="quote" target="_blank">Finn350</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>Either the 787 program will start to gener...

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by JHwk
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Announces A330 Lie-flat Seat Product
Replies: 85
Views: 16794

RE: HA Announces A330 Lie-flat Seat Product

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KELPkid" class="quote" target="_blank">KELPkid</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Apart from honeymooners and other leisure va...

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by JHwk
Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DWC Expansion To Start Soon To Accomodate EK
Replies: 15
Views: 6014

RE: DWC Expansion To Start Soon To Accomodate EK

The schedule seems very slow by Dubai standards; I would have expected them to be able to get the airport ready for 20-30MAP within 30 months. Personally I would rather fly into <acronym title="Jebel Ali (Dubai) - Al Maktoum International (DWC / OMDW), United Arab Emirates">DWC</acronym>, I like sta...

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by JHwk
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Boeing Doing Away With The 787 E-tint Windows?
Replies: 108
Views: 29183

RE: Is Boeing Doing Away With The 787 E-tint Windows?

They can go for darker tint levels if the customers are clamoring for it. Personally, after the experience with the shades I will only go with photo-chromatic glass if I ever replace windows on my home. It's just silly having blinds. The way to control the shades is to have a flight attendant set a ...

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by JHwk
Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If Richard Reid Was Successful
Replies: 18
Views: 4359

RE: If Richard Reid Was Successful

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spacecadet" class="quote" target="_blank">spacecadet</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> My understa...

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