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by tomaheath
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Desert Gold Color Change 1980's
Replies: 11
Views: 4319

Re: Southwest Desert Gold Color Change 1980's

Is there any ramp equipment still gold?

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by tomaheath
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can Boeing be made great again?
Replies: 22
Views: 7624

Re: Can Boeing be made great again?

They are great.

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by tomaheath
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Department of Justice investigation into Boeing and FAA prior to ET302
Replies: 20
Views: 5559

Re: Department of Justice investigation into Boeing and FAA prior to ET302

Why and how does this effect the MAX not returning to service?

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by tomaheath
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

PVD757 wrote:
For January, total AA PVD capacity changed:

CLT +23%
DCA +27%
MIA -100%
PHL -22%
ORD +8%

Total +3.4% on 6.3% less flights.

Thanks again for all the info you provide.

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by tomaheath
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

AA finally published their winter schedule (through mid feb at least) and here's a comparison of the NE airports BDL - 21, 11 Mainline - 6x CLT (2-A321) 4x PHL 6x DCA 3x ORD 1x DFW (not daily) 1x MIA PVD - 17, 5 Mainline - 4x CLT (2-A321) 4x PHL 7x DCA 2x ORD (Tw PWM 14, 2 Mainline - 3x CLT 5x PHL ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

AA finally published their winter schedule (through mid feb at least) and here's a comparison of the NE airports BDL - 21, 11 Mainline - 6x CLT (2-A321) 4x PHL 6x DCA 3x ORD 1x DFW (not daily) 1x MIA PVD - 17, 5 Mainline - 4x CLT (2-A321) 4x PHL 7x DCA 2x ORD (Tw PWM 14, 2 Mainline - 3x CLT 5x PHL ...

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by tomaheath
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767
Replies: 617
Views: 148682

Re: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767

Are the landing gear assembly still being made for the 764? Wing box? Would it be a problem getting these parts?

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by tomaheath
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rental car insurance.
Replies: 20
Views: 8707

Re: Rental car insurance.

Thanks for the info. Let’s say that I rear end someone would you just exchange information like you would in your personal car?

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by tomaheath
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019
Replies: 165
Views: 41348

Re: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019

I don't care what one says about the pilots age here... Those guys up front of that B-17 likely had over 80 years or more flying experience between them. They obviously tried all they could to get that plane back safe. And if tomorrow I was offered a chance to fly on a Collings Foundation war bird,...

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by tomaheath
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rental car insurance.
Replies: 20
Views: 8707

Rental car insurance.

I always get the insurance from the rental car company provides usually enterprise. I was recently told that my personal car insurance and/or credit card will cover it. Just curious what others do when renting a car.

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by tomaheath
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest March 2020 Schedule Extension
Replies: 41
Views: 6011

Re: Southwest March 2020 Schedule Extension

I recently traveled to the island I flew KOA-HNL and the flight was very light wondering how these flights are doing on average? Took AS back to the mainland and over heard the pilot and a pax chatting pilot said they are feeling the competition from Southwest entering the California to Hawaii marke...

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by tomaheath
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Metro Airport ranks #1 in the nation for customer satisfaction
Replies: 55
Views: 9404

Re: Detroit Metro Airport ranks #1 in the nation.

The only thing I would add would be a people mover connecting the two terminals and a consolidated people mover. The airport authority has done a good job of keeping the terminals in good condition. Given how the airlines are split between terminals by alliances (SkyTeam vs everyone else), the numb...

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by tomaheath
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: L-1011 used in Audi TV Commercial
Replies: 23
Views: 7315

Re: L-1011 used in Audi TV Commercial

Do they run it often? You think it taxied out on its own or with a tug?

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by tomaheath
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD
Replies: 114
Views: 17803

Re: OAG Changes 9/8/2019:DL Adds PDX-LAS,SEA-BZN, Shifts NRT to HND;SY Exits PVD;UA Ends CHA-IAD,EWR-DAY/YOW,EGE-IAD

There’s an article that references a seasonal suspension of PVD. I heard the summer flights did well and they are short on aircraft this winter so we will have to see when they extend their schedule next if things are back or not. I thought I had read an article about how some were going well with ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

from the OAG thread for this morning (thanks to enilria as always for the data pull) Increases year over year AA BDL-MIA DEC 1.1>1.5[1.0] AA BGR-CLT JUN 0>1.1[1.0] AA BGR-LGA DEC 0>0.5[0] JUN 0>0.5[0.3] AA LGA-MVY JUN 0>0.4[0.3] AA ORD-PVD DEC 3>1.9[1.1] AA ORD-PWM JUN 0>1.8[1.7] DL BDL-DTW APR 4>5...

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by tomaheath
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 421059

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Dieuwer wrote:
Are there A.net meet-ups in Boston?

That be pretty neat.

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by tomaheath
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 421059

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

EK77WNH wrote:
With all the gymnastics at Terminals A & B, is Air Canada going have a nicer setup? I always thought I was heading into a third-world airport with them.

They don’t have there own TSA anymore so it’s connected to the rest of the terminal now.

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by tomaheath
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 508
Views: 161897

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Definitely enjoy these photos. Thanks for posting these fantastic photos.

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by tomaheath
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 421059

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Southwest ground agent I spoke with leaving my flight Sunday night said the airline's last day of operation at Terminal A would be the night of the 28th (a Wednesday). First day of operation from Terminal B would be Thursday the 29th. It's amazing how much space there actually is in that area, and ...

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by tomaheath
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

How many Wiggins departures from Manchester are there? I think it’s a pretty neat little airline buzzing all over the northeast. UPS has increased quite a bit in Manchester some evenings there’s three widebodies on the ramp.

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by tomaheath
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 27500

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

D23 is coming up maybe something will be announced then?

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 508
Views: 161897

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

-7 have 2 over wing exits didn’t know that. Can’t wait to see one of them in person.

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by tomaheath
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 48 minute connection in ATL.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: 48 minute connection in ATL.

Thanks for the information!

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by tomaheath
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 421059

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Noticed that NK has been using B35 and B35A recently for all flights (B35A is 1 of 2 new gates)... any reason why or are they moving to these gates with the reconfiguration? The last time Massport put something out there in the Board Deck, https://www.massport.com/media/3106/november-board-deck_111...

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by tomaheath
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?
Replies: 37
Views: 2516

Re: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?

Definitely thought is was quieter than a NG.

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by tomaheath
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?
Replies: 37
Views: 2516

Re: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?

Yes. November of 2017 BWI-PHX. Great flight awesome aircraft. Can’t wait for my next MAX flight.

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by tomaheath
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 48 minute connection in ATL.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: 48 minute connection in ATL.

I’m sitting up front in comfort+. I contacted delta and there was no other options for that day.

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by tomaheath
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 48 minute connection in ATL.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

48 minute connection in ATL.

When I booked this flight months ago there was a 2 hour lay over when checking last night noticed it had changed to 48 minutes. This is a domestic to domestic flight 739 to A320 equipment. Will there be ample time for this connection? What are my options if missed? Next available flight would be on ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

In Manchester I heard of WN putting pax on AA flights after cancellations not sure if it was weather or mechanical.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 22
Views: 3694

Re: B6 or WN?

I see it a bit differently. B6 is sort of like Urban Outfitters. Kind of nice but limited in scope. WN is like Target. Generally clean, good value, consistent. Frontier and Spirit are WalMart. The legacies are like Macy's. They sell upscale products, but you can't ever find anybody at the register ...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

MHT numbers are out and its not good for April. Down 13% over last year. 152536 vs 176855 . SWA had a 14% drop over 2018...PWM did 158725 vs 152924. PWM's 2018 numbers are close to MHT's 2019 April numbers...when is the slide going to end. Maybe F9 leaving PSM is a precursor to them starting at MHT...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

MHT numbers are out and its not good for April. Down 13% over last year. 152536 vs 176855 . SWA had a 14% drop over 2018...PWM did 158725 vs 152924. PWM's 2018 numbers are close to MHT's 2019 April numbers...when is the slide going to end. While all eyes are on pax numbers freight is up 15% year to...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition
Replies: 38
Views: 5989

Re: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition

In September I’m flying DL from the mainland HA and WN inter island then AS back to the mainland then DL back to the east coast can’t wait.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ORD-LAX on June 5th, 2019: Completely on Biofuel
Replies: 33
Views: 5034

Re: United ORD-LAX tomorrow: completely on biofuel

What’s the aircraft type?

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by tomaheath
Fri May 24, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Motley Fool 5.19.2019 - Southwest Inter-Island Service, "doing extraordinarily well."
Replies: 70
Views: 11444

Re: Motley Fool 5.19.2019 - Southwest Inter-Island Service, "doing extraordinarily well."

barney captain wrote:
I've lost count of the number of "thank you's" from the locals while doing the interisland flying - and not just from the passengers - from people on the street.

I always look forward for a comment from you when it comes to Southwest Airlines.

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by tomaheath
Fri May 17, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

EK77WNH wrote:
Just from a quasi-legal perspective, there's no way a Massachusetts agency can run something in New Hampshire.

That’s a good thing.

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by tomaheath
Fri May 17, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Fex180 wrote:
tphuang wrote:
If Massport ever gets control of MHT, it will finally get back some of the services it has lost!


that will be the same day that the Titanic makes it to New York.

As a Manchester resident no thank you to that.

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by tomaheath
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's 737-200s
Replies: 36
Views: 8300

Re: Southwest's 737-200s

I always wondered if a -200 ever came to Manchester?

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by tomaheath
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 953
Views: 130343

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

noticed in the OAG thread that UA is reducing its new MHT-IAD from 3 to 2 x daily in May. Don't know if that is indicative of anything, but that leaves UA with just 2 daily departures from MHT in May Was told last we that the loads have been in the mid 70s when the route started it was in the 30s a...

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by tomaheath
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/7/2019:AA Further Trims JFK;D8 Suspends PVD-ORK/SNN.SNN-SWF;ET Moves ABJ from EWR to JFK;VC SFB-MOB>BFM
Replies: 71
Views: 12033

Re: OAG Changes 4/7/2019:AA Further Trims JFK;D8 Suspends PVD-ORK/SNN.SNN-SWF;ET Moves ABJ from EWR to JFK;VC SFB-MOB>BF

EK77WNH wrote:
5 is the lightest I’ve seen UA go on BOS-SFO.They may be signaling that there’s too much metal flying between these cities.

Do they still put a 777 in peak season?

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by tomaheath
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737MAX10 fuselage arrives for final assembly
Replies: 96
Views: 18610

Re: First 737MAX10 fuselage arrives for final assembly

It would be nice if UA kept that “ first MAX10” on the side.

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by tomaheath
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favourite 737 generation?
Replies: 35
Views: 2599

Re: Favourite 737 generation?

In this order MAX, Jurassic, NG lastly the classic. 737 is a great aircraft in my opinion both in appearance and capabilities.

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by tomaheath
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 421059

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

From the outside of the tower it certainly seems that way. I flew on G-XLEB BOS-LHR the first spring it was here (2017) and I remember being confused as to why we had to wait 15-20 minutes in position on 15R before we started our takeoff roll. Then I thought more about it and (I believe you all had...

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by tomaheath
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest get final authorization from FAA to begin Hawaii service
Replies: 341
Views: 45235

Re: Southwest get final authorization from FAA to begin Hawaii service

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA6808

Thanks for the link. Hope you get the opportunity to head over soon.
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barney captain wrote:
The first revenue flight is airborne -

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA6808

Thanks for the link. Hope you get the opportunity to head over soon.

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by tomaheath
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NASAs Aviation Safety Reporting System and the MAX.
Replies: 5
Views: 1150

Re: NASAs Aviation Safety Reporting System and the MAX.

The one report with the two pilots that never had a MAX flight before and had a maintenance light laminated why would of they even operated the aircraft if they were unsure of things?

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by tomaheath
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN releases Hawaii for sale
Replies: 79
Views: 7722

Re: WN releases Hawaii for sale

Inter island $49. I’m going there in September been holding back to book inter island flights just for this.

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