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by acjflyer
Tue Feb 14, 2006 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 757 Video
Replies: 20
Views: 4534

RE: Another 757 Video

Awesome video, it never amazes me how beautiful the 757 is, and the winglets only make it better.

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by acjflyer
Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Pictures...
Replies: 1
Views: 1467

Best Pictures...

I am just getting into photographing aircraft and will be soon buying a 35mm slr camera. Seeing as you are all the aviation photo experts I am looking for your advice on what lenses, filters, etc. that I should get. What are your opinions pointers for a starting photographer? Also, if I do get a 35 ...

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by acjflyer
Fri Feb 10, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Commits Suicide On UA Flight
Replies: 67
Views: 23000

RE: Man Commits Suicide On UA Flight

This is getting out of hand, this forum is for aviation not suicide. Everyone is getting a little heated up with their opinions and things are going to be said that you'll regret later. Stop the bickering and find something better to talk about.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/scratchc...

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by acjflyer
Sun Feb 05, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would Loss Of Major US Carrier Help The Industry?
Replies: 54
Views: 10588

RE: Would Loss Of Major US Carrier Help The Industry?

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by acjflyer
Sun Feb 05, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would Loss Of Major US Carrier Help The Industry?
Replies: 54
Views: 10588

RE: Would Loss Of Major US Carrier Help The Industry?

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by acjflyer
Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Wary Of MD-80 Replacement, Lack Of Alternatives
Replies: 107
Views: 16871

RE: AA Wary Of MD-80 Replacement, Lack Of Alternatives

Curiosity driven question. I personally have loved the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 since the first time I flew on it <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - C...

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by acjflyer
Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA In Spain
Replies: 18
Views: 2901

RE: AA In Spain

I flew to <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> on both the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> flight ...

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by acjflyer
Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Confessions Of An Airline Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 13019

RE: Confessions Of An Airline Pilot

That was an awesome report. Thanks for sharing.

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by acjflyer
Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue + Frontier = Virgin America?
Replies: 106
Views: 11590

RE: JetBlue + Frontier = Virgin America?

I wish Mariner would spend more time explaining to everyone how <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> is run. As a frequent flier between <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA ...

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by acjflyer
Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest Vs. Mesa Airlines Battle
Replies: 13
Views: 5021

Skywest Vs. Mesa Airlines Battle

Recent news is showing some mixed reactions on the decision to replace Skywest with Mesa Airlines as Cedar City's essential air provider. With this change there would no longer longer be connecting service to <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>. Is ...

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by acjflyer
Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Surprise "Big Bang" Announcement 25/01/06?
Replies: 136
Views: 19333

RE: Ryanair Surprise "Big Bang" Announcement 25/01/06?

Of course you will still have to pay for the parachute when boarding the plane, but hey look on the bright side - as long as you know how to re-pack your own chute it's a one time fee

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by acjflyer
Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Surprise "Big Bang" Announcement 25/01/06?
Replies: 136
Views: 19333

RE: Ryanair Surprise "Big Bang" Announcement 25/01/06?

Perhaps their big bang theory comes in part from the recent events in Florida. Ryanair is now going to do all of their refueling in the air while asking passengers to parachute out of the plane as they fly over your city, thus cutting costs by not paying terminal or landing fees and making it possib...

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by acjflyer
Sun Jan 22, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Partnering Airlines?
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

JetBlue Partnering Airlines?

After a search i could not find any posts to answer my question, so perhaps you can all help. Who is jetBlue refering to when they speak of flight benefits and "unlimited stand-by on JetBlue flights and passes on partner airlines." ?

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by acjflyer
Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LA To Back Perks To Discourage Use Of LAX
Replies: 65
Views: 9608

RE: LA To Back Perks To Discourage Use Of LAX

I'm new at this so forgive me being a bit naive, but is it not at all cost effective to build a new airport just outside of L.A.? It seems that there aren't many other options out there, but it doesn't sound like anyone is willing to put the money into creating another option either.

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by acjflyer
Sat Jan 14, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/HP Same Airline, Different Fares
Replies: 4
Views: 3078

US/HP Same Airline, Different Fares

Why is the exact same trip from <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> quoted on americawest.com at $168 rt and usairways.com at $218 rt? If they are technica...

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by acjflyer
Thu Jan 12, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/HP Expanding In SLC?
Replies: 0
Views: 2466

US/HP Expanding In SLC?

With SLC as my home airport I am curious as to whether anyone knows if US/HP have any plans on expansion here? Anyone have insights on this topic?

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by acjflyer
Thu Jan 12, 2006 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Strike
Replies: 1
Views: 1486

Alitalia Strike

With news of a possible strike during the Olympics, how can we ask passengers to be loyal to airlines if we try to get our way by screwing everyone else over? Yes I agree that at certain times action needs to be taken in order to achieve our goal, but do we really have to punish the passengers, ESPE...

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by acjflyer
Thu Jan 12, 2006 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Stupid Yet Again.
Replies: 87
Views: 8346

RE: TSA Stupid Yet Again.

[quote=FXramper,reply=59]Who cares...you do dumb things are work I'd assume. Everyone does. Why is it such a big Hollywood spotlighted deal when a <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> person actually does their job? Thank <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RC...

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by acjflyer
Thu Jan 12, 2006 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Stupid Yet Again.
Replies: 87
Views: 8346

RE: TSA Stupid Yet Again.

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by acjflyer
Wed Jan 04, 2006 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fires Initial PR Burst In DEN Dogfight!
Replies: 192
Views: 12408

RE: United Fires Initial PR Burst In DEN Dogfight!

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by acjflyer
Tue Dec 20, 2005 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At PHX
Replies: 10
Views: 2928

Spotting At PHX

This week I am visitng the phoenix area and would like to know where I can go to get the best view of inbound and outbound flights at <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. Does anyone know the best time of day to be there or the best place to ...

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by acjflyer
Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots In Europe
Replies: 10
Views: 5266

RE: American Pilots In Europe

Thank you for all of your help and information!

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by acjflyer
Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finaly Something - A First Virgin America A320
Replies: 77
Views: 27738

RE: Finaly Something - A First Virgin America A320

I think it is a great idea that Virgin America is making it's way through the approval process. As unpopular as it may be I think that those with well designed business plans that know how to succeed will survive and those that can't need to go. All of you that are having a good time spitting in Vir...

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by acjflyer
Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots In Europe
Replies: 10
Views: 5266

RE: American Pilots In Europe

Is any particular place better to live than another or is it pretty much the same in regards to the hiring process, and are language skills a plus or does it really not matter?

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by acjflyer
Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots In Europe
Replies: 10
Views: 5266

American Pilots In Europe

As a student finishing up my flight training I am starting to look into some future options and after living in Spain for a few years I am interested knowing as to whether Americans can fly for European companies. Does anyone know of any places I can find information on this subject?

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by acjflyer
Sat Nov 19, 2005 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China To Order 150 Boeing 737s
Replies: 88
Views: 13852

RE: China To Order 150 Boeing 737s

Thank you Elvis 777! It is about time that someone see things as they are. There is no reason to get bitter just because "your team" lost. Both Airbus and Boeing have planes that outperform the competition in certain areas. Boeing is better for the Chinese govt. right now and maybe Airbus will be be...

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by acjflyer
Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Haul Pilot Dies Of DVT
Replies: 18
Views: 6800

RE: Long Haul Pilot Dies Of DVT

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by acjflyer
Thu Nov 17, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Logan, Utah
Replies: 20
Views: 2141

RE: Logan, Utah

I am a student at Utah State University and there were talks a few months ago of an airline called Vision Air starting non-stop service from Logan to Denver and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>. I am not sure where that ever ended up but on...

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by acjflyer
Fri Oct 28, 2005 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Posts $6.9M 2Q Profit
Replies: 18
Views: 3812

RE: Frontier Posts $6.9M 2Q Profit

UAL747DEN hit it right on the nose. <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> is by far one of my favorite airlines because of their all around service. They have a beautiful fleet, and excellent crews. <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> definately deserves the profit ...

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by acjflyer
Thu Oct 27, 2005 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Explain Me This Comment On Today's Pic!
Replies: 19
Views: 9747

RE: Explain Me This Comment On Today's Pic!

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by acjflyer
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About XNA Airport
Replies: 49
Views: 8785

RE: Question About XNA Airport

Wal-Mart has made a few rules with companies that do business withthem to the extent that most companies that want to sell products in their stores either have to provide a satelite office there in Bentonville of have the ability to arrive at <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Ark...

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by acjflyer
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA And UA Livery
Replies: 39
Views: 7405

RE: BA And UA Livery

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by acjflyer
Tue Oct 25, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Defends DEN
Replies: 66
Views: 6429

RE: F9 Defends DEN

An increase of frequency between <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> and <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> is a...

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by acjflyer
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Declares Bankruptcy
Replies: 37
Views: 7081

RE: Mesaba Declares Bankruptcy

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by acjflyer
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Or AA To SCL?
Replies: 17
Views: 3516

RE: DL Or AA To SCL?

Delta is definitely the way to go. I flew <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> from Miami to Madrid on the 767 and then flew <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> from <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hart...

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by acjflyer
Mon Oct 10, 2005 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No More Southwest
Replies: 95
Views: 16199

RE: No More Southwest

Alright, this message goes out to everyone no matter what airline you are personally attached to. First of all everybody is entitled to have their own opinion. I believe Airwillie6475 in all reality did find that <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> had a higher price, and I also b...

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by acjflyer
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 E190 To Be Revealed On 10/11
Replies: 24
Views: 6225

RE: B6 E190 To Be Revealed On 10/11

Jet Blue has an incredible way of capturing the public's wants for air service. In just the past few weeks I have read more threads hoping that jetBlue eventually offers service to specific airports than I have about any other airline. It's amazing what jetBlue is doing and for the public's sake I h...

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by acjflyer
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 170 In SLC?
Replies: 23
Views: 4442

RE: Embraer 170 In SLC?

thanks for clearing that up for me.

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by acjflyer
Sun Oct 09, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 170 In SLC?
Replies: 23
Views: 4442

Embraer 170 In SLC?

This evening I was in <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> watching the 5:30 Delta rush when I saw a couple Embraer 170's. Can any one tell me which Delta Connection airline uses the Embraer 170 and how long they have been passing through <acronym ti...

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by acjflyer
Wed Oct 05, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money
Replies: 82
Views: 13761

RE: Alitalia Runs Out Of Time And Money

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by acjflyer
Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Commercials In New York
Replies: 6
Views: 4684

RE: JetBlue Commercials In New York

those are a perfect example of why jetblue is doing what they are doing and defying what others airlines say is impossible. It would be a whole other industry if everyone could apply what jetblue has figured out. Go Blue!

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by acjflyer
Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Male F/A
Replies: 68
Views: 9142

RE: Male F/A

Unfortunately this forum has turned into a battle of whether its better to have a female or gay flight attendant when it should be whether it is better to have a MALE or FEMALE f/a. On a recent <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flight from <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LE...

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by acjflyer
Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would You Like This Seat?
Replies: 71
Views: 15780

RE: Would You Like This Seat?

Thank you all for making me laugh harder at this forum than any other forum I have ever read on airliners.net. When one of you has the "opportunity" to ride in that seat let us know how it went. Big grin

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by acjflyer
Wed Aug 17, 2005 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest To Buy ASA
Replies: 41
Views: 5726

RE: SkyWest To Buy ASA

My Skywest source works in operations for Skywest at <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> and deals specifically with the ASA flights that go through there. The Skywest employees at <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - U...

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