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by afcjets
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 19
Views: 533

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

I was wondering when someone was going to create this thread, lol. Oh and btw, furious cannot begin to describe the way I feel about this. I hope the whistleblower goes directly to congress and does not allow Barr, et al get away with blocking the truth from coming out so the problem, whatever it a...

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by afcjets
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?
Replies: 65
Views: 1837

Re: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?

They believe everything that Trump says. For example, Trump said on April 28, 2019, "The baby is born, the mother meets with the doctor, they take care of the baby, they wrap the baby beautifully, and then the doctor and the mother determine whether or not they will execute the baby." As ...

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by afcjets
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justin Trudeau Blackface Scandal
Replies: 63
Views: 1571

Re: Justin Trudeau Blackface Scandal

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=umIgmmIYXEQ
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Tucker opened his show tonight with this and does a great job explaining the double standard when it comes to this. He says "the virtue always covers the sin." You can watch the opening segment here at the beginning of the video.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=umIgmmIYXEQ

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by afcjets
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 98
Views: 11477

Re: AA CLT growth

I think that they can still consider adding a few more underserved markets in the North East and South East, in the North East markets such as ALB, SYR, ROC, BUF, SWF, BDL and MDT, and in the South East markets such as SAV, HHH, MLB, ...look at what small markets on the East Coast that they are sti...

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by afcjets
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rest in Peace Eddie Money
Replies: 11
Views: 562

Re: Rest in Peace Eddie Money

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tcD_dVcXE4
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This is my favorite video of his, it is classic 80s, hot girls and fast cars. I never knew the reason why the girl in the video looked so much like Apolonia until I read the comments. This song came out two years before she became famous.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tcD_dVcXE4

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by afcjets
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon's Second Headquarters
Replies: 43
Views: 1640

Re: Amazon's Second Headquarters

Will the New York City portion of Amazon's second headquarters be consolidated in Northern Virginia. The better question to ask is why would they. Why would they get rid of their footprint in NYC? Wall Street is there. It also makes for a nice tech center. Because AOC doesn't want them there. She i...

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by afcjets
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA ending sponsorship rights to Miami Heat Arena
Replies: 36
Views: 4343

Re: AA ending sponsorship rights to Miami Heat Arena

Naming rights doe nothing for the bottom line. Little brand equity benefits. It's expensive and multi-year requirements make them onerous. Allegiant apparently disagrees. If you consider Allegiant a major Fortune 500 name, then sure. US3 and Alaska also disagree and it makes sense for a hometown ai...

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by afcjets
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 1937

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

Look, I think we all know the embarrassing original message here was advanced as an anti-Muslim diatribe. I don’t think it worked out like OP wanted though. :bouncy: Not if this is true.... The man she's opened her legs for is a white christian male, isn't that also totally unacceptable? I didn't t...

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by afcjets
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to 50 states
Replies: 49
Views: 9399

Re: United to 50 states

I remember watching a documentary on UA many years ago when it was basically a domestic carrier with a few routes to Canada and Mexico One of their claims in that era however was that they flew to all 50 states Is that true anymore, If not how long has it been since they could claim that ? Incident...

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by afcjets
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sharpie-gate
Replies: 58
Views: 3053

Re: Sharpie-gate

It made it to the news over here, oh boy. You can smile about it, but this time there could be real-life consequences, people could panic. Good that the weather center immediately send out the correct info. People in the Southern US don't panic over hurricanes, the problem is the opposite and some ...

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by afcjets
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is consolidation over in the US ?
Replies: 117
Views: 12294

Re: Is consolidation over in the US ?

When the US abolished the Sherman Act, the US ceased to be a free market economy. That is not an opinion, it's a definition of economics : the US3 oligopoly is influencing fares, the central condition of market economy, "atomicity of actors", is no more. Big players are influencing prices...

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by afcjets
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sinking Cities vs. Sea Level Rise
Replies: 51
Views: 2891

Re: Sinking Cities vs. Sea Level Rise

Is it YOUR property? The family has enough cash that they can protect against it if needed. Joe Average, however, likely has no way to protect against this and can't rely on insurance companies unless they fork over cash. How can the Obama's protect against a tiny island being underwater because of...

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by afcjets
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sinking Cities vs. Sea Level Rise
Replies: 51
Views: 2891

Re: Sinking Cities vs. Sea Level Rise

Whole island states are under threat and will be forced to relocate. The problem is of course that - on top of my head - 70% of the world population lives within 100km of the seashore. So the sea rise is a big problem for anyone. Obama just purchased 29 acres oceanfront on a small island for almost...

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by afcjets
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chipolte going downhill fast
Replies: 35
Views: 2444

Re: Chipolte going downhill fast

If you don't care about eating pesticide or antibiotic free food, there is no reason to eat at Chipotle unless it's convenient, you can get better Mexican for less somewhere else, especially during lunch. Most authentic full service Mexican restaurants have lunch specials that are less expensive tha...

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by afcjets
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon rainforest is burning
Replies: 68
Views: 3162

Re: Amazon rainforest is burning

Then the time to plan accordingly by buying up property at elevations that will be waterfront in a few years is NOW! You mean like our climate change leaders are doing? Obama just paid $15 million this week for 29 oceanfront acres at sea level on an island that is supposed to be underwater in ten y...

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by afcjets
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Politics of Razor Blades
Replies: 76
Views: 7418

Re: The Politics of Razor Blades

I don’t think Gillette cares if a 40-something becomes offended by the advertising campaign and switches to a competitor — they’re chasing the Millenials and Generation Z guys who shave everything — face, body hair, pubic hair, literally everything. Given the number of young Millenials who think th...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10725

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

Because AA needs a true first class on JFK to LAX and SFO, and among wide bodies, only the B77W has first class. The B762s that were replaced by these A321s had an international first class on them. The 762 F seats may have been an international FC seat at some point (I think they were on 763s in t...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10725

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

I know UA used p.s., but what was DL using? (Today, their SFO service is almost exclusively B752s with Delta One.) Ever since DL tookover Pan Am's TATL hub at JFK, they continued to fly three class widebodies like PA did on JFK-LAX. PA flew the 747 and A310. DL only purchased the A310 from Pan Am a...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 112
Views: 12975

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

afcjets wrote:
Ads on the side cover text in forum posts sometimes.


It's interesting not in this category though. It makes me wonder if its by design to increase click revenue. I have tried to move, close and hide these ads and sometimes I click on them when trying to read the posts.

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by afcjets
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6106

Re: America the Mediocre

That's not at all what it means. American exceptionalism is simply an acknowledgment that America is the exception in a world of tyranny, a world of poverty, a world of bondage. But by that definition the USA is no longer exceptional. The rest of the world, the western world anyway, has caught up w...

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by afcjets
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6106

Re: America the Mediocre

The downfall of America is falsely believing you're the best in the world when that is clearly not the case. The downfall of America will be too many Americans believing the opposite. Someone will always be the world's number one superpower. Why so many Europeans and Americans want to give that sta...

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by afcjets
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6106

Re: America the Mediocre

In the US, particularly those of us who were raised by parents who's generation was close to those who fought in WWII, were raised to believe we are the "city on a hill.... Our nationalism gets in the way of us seeing our flaws. Younger people believe that way after years of teachers and profe...

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by afcjets
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: trump annoyed with fox news poll results
Replies: 38
Views: 1585

Re: trump annoyed with fox news poll results

And that is exactly why CNN and the like don't want to use polls properly structured and will often come up with their own.

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by afcjets
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: trump annoyed with fox news poll results
Replies: 38
Views: 1585

Re: trump annoyed with fox news poll results

I heard this morning in CNN that his current polling numbers are essentially the same as the numbers reflecting his favorability immediately before the 2016 election. I don’t put much stock at all in polls and frankly I don’t get why the media refers to them at all as though they are reliable, espe...

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by afcjets
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

bgm wrote:
afcjets wrote:
bgm wrote:
Question for you: would you vote for Trump in 2020?

Yes, of course.


Shame on you.


He's most likely going to win.

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by afcjets
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

bgm wrote:
Question for you: would you vote for Trump in 2020?

Yes, of course.

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by afcjets
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

They are not all white supremacists. Especially the ones that would never vote for him However most that would never vote for him again were a little to "dense" to understand what a lying,racist coward does to America. They are all starting to understand now that the Republican party is n...

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by afcjets
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

Have you been paying attention? Putting Haley on the ticket will not get suburban women back - they don’t like POTUS’s character and they are exhausted by the chaos flying around him on TV. They want the volume down and that’s not going to happen with 45 around. In case you missed it, Hillary lost,...

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by afcjets
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

My prediction is Pence will drop out, not Trump. He will claim he had a revelation from God to become SOS and he will say Trump accepted his offer. This will make way for Nikki Haley to become Trump's running mate and will win back the women vote while keeping the evangelical vote in tact. I think ...

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by afcjets
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

casinterest wrote:
I know many folks that voted for Trump, that will not ever do so again due to the erosion of family values under such a man.

Wow I am surprised someone like you would hang around so many white supremacists who voted for a "lying, racist coward" ;)

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by afcjets
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 7288

Re: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019

Here are the seat maps for the two class and three class 767-200. The two class configuration disappeared in the early to mid 1990s I believe as they became exclusively international or transcon and they replaced the DC-10 on JFK-LAX. The two class version eventually removed a row in F and when it w...

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by afcjets
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?
Replies: 61
Views: 2883

Re: Whom will be the Republican candidate when Trump drops out?

My prediction is Pence will drop out, not Trump. He will claim he had a revelation from God to become SOS and he will say Trump accepted his offer. This will make way for Nikki Haley to become Trump's running mate and will win back the women vote while keeping the evangelical vote in tact. I think t...

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by afcjets
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 7288

Re: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019

AA has actually never downgraded the catering on MIALAX. The route is catered like the JFKLAX/SFO flights, regardless of how bad the plane serving the route is. JFK-LAX/SFO has been downgraded too. I wasn't referring to just MIA. Not in my opinion. I flew it Friday in J and the meals were excellent...

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by afcjets
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 7288

Re: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019

The 777 is better since MIA-LAX has a lot of high yielding Y traffic, especially connecting LAX to the Caribbean. The J seat is the same as the F seat on the 321T and AA has really downgraded meal service in F/P class anyway. What sort of meal does a First passenger get now they downgraded it? AA h...

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by afcjets
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 7288

Re: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019

You can watch a YouTube video and you will see. To say they aren't serving caviar anymore would be an understatement.

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by afcjets
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 7288

Re: AA starting 3 class 321 on MIA-LAX eff DEC 18 2019

why don't they put it on this route more permanently? B6 is clearly eating their lunch here for most of the year and continuing to add flights. The 777 is better since MIA-LAX has a lot of high yielding Y traffic, especially connecting LAX to the Caribbean. The J seat is the same as the F seat on t...

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by afcjets
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 112
Views: 12975

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Ads on the side cover text in forum posts sometimes.

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by afcjets
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub
Replies: 21
Views: 2755

Re: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub

The biggest opportunity for AA here is the ability to get some of the gates on original A freeing up space in other concourses, especially D for int'l growth. What would be interesting to see is how they use those A gates. I think back to when TWA branded their close in gates to TWQ service which w...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub
Replies: 21
Views: 2755

Re: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub

WPvsMW wrote:
With RDU as a focus city, I see DL at CLT as making CLT a "bigger GSP", IOW, upgauging service to ATL and DTW from CLT.


That won't be hard, except for SLC every mainline flight has been downgauged to a 717, but they did add a second JFK flight.

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub
Replies: 21
Views: 2755

Re: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub

From another topic:

afcjets wrote:
Delta opened a huge SkyClub (7500sf) this year in PHX. Delta has 27 flights from PHX (19 mainline plus 8 DL Connection) and 35 from CLT (22 mainline plus 13 DL Connection)

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub
Replies: 21
Views: 2755

Re: CLT A Expansion and SkyClub

Looks like CLT will finally be getting a SkyClub according to renderings out by C DESIGN. Could A expansion mean new routes for Delta or just higher frequencies / upgauging on existing routes? https://www.instagram.com/cdesigninc/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_mid=XVOEjgAAAAGFDN53lsM2FDjDz_V0 Where is...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont..............gone 30 years
Replies: 78
Views: 8643

Re: Piedmont..............gone 30 years

the snack box was great! Not sure if I was hungry or not, but it was fresh and tasty I remember Piedmont served smokehouse almonds where other airlines just served peanuts. I think they also served Pepperidge Farms goldfish. IIRC they switched to honey roasted peanuts in the mid to late 1980s, or w...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont..............gone 30 years
Replies: 78
Views: 8643

Re: Piedmont..............gone 30 years

What were their routes and aircraft through Blacksburg/Radford/Pulaski? Did they serve BCB or the Dublin, VA airport? Thanks! It looks like ROA and Bluefiled, WV were closest. I was surprised how many places they flew in Virginia though. Danville LYH ROA RIC ORF PHF Staunton-Harrisonburg-Waynesboro...

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by afcjets
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA to launch OGG-LAS
Replies: 59
Views: 6590

Re: HA to launch OGG-LAS

Why do Hawaiians prefer downtown vs. the strip?

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by afcjets
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 35042

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

That example is more like purchasing a four hour flight to Las Vegas but sneaking on a two hour flight to a different city that costs more. Not the same at all.

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 35042

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

I think DC10CO put it best. Just because you don’t like the price of Walmart’s TVs, doesn’t mean you get to decide what price you’ll pay and take the TV. If you don’t like how the airlines price, don’t use their service. Attempting to exploit their pricing model for your gain makes you no better th...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?
Replies: 48
Views: 5817

Re: Why is there no service via the US3 to Vienna?

N292UX wrote:
AA flew to VIE for a brief time a few years back IIRC.


I thought so too but I actually think it was US.

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Delta Concourse at DAY
Replies: 20
Views: 3095

Re: Old Delta Concourse at DAY

Wow, L1011's from DL & TW. What big difference between the 70s & 80s for DAY compared to today where it's mostly ERJ/CRJ/CR9's with a few MD80's from DL. I used to go to Indiana every summer as a kid when I was growing up in FL to the grandparents lake house just outside Muncie, IN. I remem...

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Delta Concourse at DAY
Replies: 20
Views: 3095

Re: Old Delta Concourse at DAY

That’s an awesome link thanks Does anyone know how many gates and flights the Piedmont hub was at its peak? I think it was at its peak even shortly after the US merger. The hub opened 7/1/83 and grew fast, although never got big. Here is a Piedmont timetable just a couple of months after it opened....

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by afcjets
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont..............gone 30 years
Replies: 78
Views: 8643

Re: Piedmont..............gone 30 years

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =3&theater
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I found another pic on his FB page which is a great shot of a Piedmont 727-100 at CLT's only gate that disappeared, C1.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =3&theater

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