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by nry
Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smisek Finally Admits That CO Wasn't Viable
Replies: 124
Views: 24253

RE: Smisek Finally Admits That CO Wasn't Viable

If you look at it from a strategic perspective, the problem with Continental post-NW/DL merger is that it was caught in the middle. Not small enough to be nimble like Alaska or JetBlue, nor with a large enough network to compete with nu<acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>. Either you ...

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by nry
Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smisek Finally Admits That CO Wasn't Viable
Replies: 124
Views: 24253

RE: Smisek Finally Admits That CO Wasn't Viable

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777fan" class="quote" target="_blank">777fan</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acr...

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by nry
Sat Nov 15, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SQ In-Flight E-Mail Usage Beware!
Replies: 34
Views: 11962

RE: SQ In-Flight E-Mail Usage Beware!

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

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by nry
Sat Nov 15, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Thread Part 4
Replies: 210
Views: 25356

RE: SFO Thread Part 4

Peninsula folks are getting restless over increased noise from flights over Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside. Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise <a href="http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/unfriendly-skies-residen...

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by nry
Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Attendants Reject Contract
Replies: 207
Views: 27708

RE: AA Flight Attendants Reject Contract

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jamake1" class="quote" target="_blank">Jamake1</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>I'm a bit surprised that Doug Partner didn...

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by nry
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 2
Replies: 206
Views: 39384

RE: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i>I find it interesting that some people tak...

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by nry
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 2
Replies: 206
Views: 39384

RE: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 2

I find it deeply interesting that the company that had the hub-oriented business case for the A380 is now potentially offering aircraft that blows that business case up. Maybe Airbus acknowledging that Boeing was right about p2p?

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by nry
Sat Sep 13, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Considers Pre-clearance In 5 European Countries
Replies: 190
Views: 32085

RE: US Considers Pre-clearance In 5 European Countries

What in Global Entry do they need to do to expand it? Almost any US citizen (among others) not under investigation or with a criminal record can apply.

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by nry
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Neo Production Thread Part 3
Replies: 206
Views: 64913

RE: Airbus A320 Neo Production Thread Part 3

Crazy how small the ground clearance is with those engines. Surprised that they didn't have to go hamster mouth a la 737 to keep from sucking in ground debris.

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by nry
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Reopening Runways Ahead Of Schedule
Replies: 34
Views: 9286

RE: SFO Reopening Runways Ahead Of Schedule

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EIPremier" class="quote" target="_blank">EIPremier</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Only 64.7% of flights arrived on-time ...

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by nry
Thu May 29, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Ops. LAX & JFK Leaving SFO Behind
Replies: 48
Views: 11014

RE: A380 Ops. LAX & JFK Leaving SFO Behind

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AAIL86" class="quote" target="_blank">AAIL86</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Lets also not forget that little matter of ...

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by nry
Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uniteds New 737-900ER
Replies: 36
Views: 17733

RE: Uniteds New 737-900ER

"The entertainment system will be run on United’s iOS app and its laptop browser."

Not just iOS devices, but laptops as well.

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by nry
Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing And Their Unions - The Future?
Replies: 261
Views: 20889

RE: Boeing And Their Unions - The Future?

Wow. When you have made San Francisco politicians look moderate, you know you're out in left field.

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by nry
Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Fines United - $1.1mil - Tarmac Delay
Replies: 81
Views: 12044

RE: DOT Fines United - $1.1mil - Tarmac Delay

Great. I sense a wave of aggressive flight cancellations by airlines (not just United) over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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by nry
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Introduces New Signature Seat Design
Replies: 78
Views: 22092

RE: UA Introduces New Signature Seat Design

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDH3E" class="quote" target="_blank">RDH3E</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>You have to be careful, different countries have...

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