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by TonyBurr
Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Two Hours To Get Our Bags In MIA
Replies: 16
Views: 3408

RE: Two Hours To Get Our Bags In MIA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HPRamper" class="quote" target="_blank">HPRamper</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> If you are refe...

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by TonyBurr
Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newark Airport Monorail Shutting For 75 Days
Replies: 35
Views: 10373

RE: Newark Airport Monorail Shutting For 75 Days

Please clarify for me: The AMTRAK station at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> will not have the monorail between the station and the terminals? So if you arrive by Amtrak or <acronym title="Vanguard Airlines (USA)">NJ</acronym> Transit, how...

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by TonyBurr
Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Another UA Horror Story
Replies: 13
Views: 2880

RE: Another UA Horror Story

Welcome to the world of the Smisek UNITED.

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by TonyBurr
Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What If UA And CO Split?
Replies: 85
Views: 16599

RE: What If UA And CO Split?

Please CO take SMISEK with you, PLEASE, PLEASE !!!!!

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by TonyBurr
Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Codeshare Flight With ANA Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2963

RE: United Codeshare Flight With ANA Question

UA and <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> are both Star Alliance members so you can check your luggage straight through and get all your boarding passes. Just walk from your gate and over to the International terminal gate, and no, you do not have to go through security again. ...

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by TonyBurr
Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH Great Service
Replies: 11
Views: 3061

RE: LH Great Service

LH and UA are both in Star Alliance (founding members). That is about the only thing they have in common. LH is far better then UA.

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by TonyBurr
Sat Feb 08, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Window Or Aisle Seat?
Replies: 29
Views: 4617

RE: Window Or Aisle Seat?

Always aisle, for bladder control

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by TonyBurr
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa Seat Selection Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 6238

RE: Lufthansa Seat Selection Question?

Or, just give LH a call.

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by TonyBurr
Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways CEO Resigns
Replies: 23
Views: 11781

RE: Thai Airways CEO Resigns

If I am reading the TG website fleet correctly, none of their 777's have F anymore, so they not longer have the Jet Airways 777? F is only on the few remaining 747, and the 380 and 340?

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by TonyBurr
Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question On JFK Transfer Time
Replies: 4
Views: 2218

RE: Question On JFK Transfer Time

Is that even legal connect time? That would be VERY close. I would hesitate to risk it.

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by TonyBurr
Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BDL Receiving Diversions 12/8 What's Going On?
Replies: 9
Views: 6593

RE: BDL Receiving Diversions 12/8 What's Going On?

A lot of snow in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> (well, for <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>). They did not expect this much snow and it was suppose to start about three hours lat...

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by TonyBurr
Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pearl Harbor Vet Denied Boarding On UA LAX-HNL
Replies: 157
Views: 23703

RE: Pearl Harbor Vet Denied Boarding On UA LAX-HNL

You NEVER offload a 90 year old pax, no matter what !!!! Inhuman !!! How many non rev's were in First ! Never take off a 90 year old person.

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by TonyBurr
Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Management Shake Ups
Replies: 41
Views: 12008

RE: United Management Shake Ups

The best shake up would be to hear that Smisek was fired. That would be great news.

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by TonyBurr
Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: [email protected] After Merger.
Replies: 76
Views: 11460

RE: [email protected] After Merger.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NorthstarBoy" class="quote" target="_blank">NorthstarBoy</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>many of the <acronym title="Philad...

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by TonyBurr
Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Cancels Flight To Accommodate Basketball Charter
Replies: 79
Views: 16690

RE: DL Cancels Flight To Accommodate Basketball Charter

Well thank goodness airlines NEVER LIE to the passengers.

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by TonyBurr
Mon Dec 02, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Airports With Dedicated International Terminals
Replies: 8
Views: 3003

RE: US Airports With Dedicated International Termi

I do not think <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>'s international terminal is just for international flights. I have arrived at that terminal on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> from a domestic flight. I think JetBlue flies ...

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by TonyBurr
Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thoughts On AC's New High-density 77W?
Replies: 9
Views: 3278

RE: Thoughts On AC's New High-density 77W?

How can you tell if a plane has the high density or not? Does this refer to the pitch?

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by TonyBurr
Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 895 ORD-HKG-SIN Chronically Late
Replies: 29
Views: 15434

RE: UA 895 ORD-HKG-SIN Chronically Late

I think this has to do more with the reliability of the UA aircraft that traffic control.

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by TonyBurr
Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Adds ACY From IAH And ORD
Replies: 118
Views: 14802

RE: UA Adds ACY From IAH And ORD

I think this is great news for all of south New Jersey not just Atlantic City. I think this makes a lot of sense. There is a large population there who would love not to fight traffic to Philly or Newark. Good going !

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by TonyBurr
Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Business: Smisek (UA) Is In Trouble
Replies: 161
Views: 28611

RE: Chicago Business: Smisek (UA) Is In Trouble

And how many Elites has Jeff driven away to the other airlines? How much has that effected the bottom line? And he continues to develop policies which drive away the long time loyal customers. Maybe people will now see what a negative effect Jeff has on the long term life of the airline without Elit...

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by TonyBurr
Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Pilot Suffers Heart Attack Mid-flight
Replies: 64
Views: 19126

RE: UA Pilot Suffers Heart Attack Mid-flight

I have had two heart attacks and I never had ANY forewarning. Have you had a heart attack to say that? Or, are you a doctor?

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by TonyBurr
Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Questions About My UA Flight
Replies: 4
Views: 3557

RE: Questions About My UA Flight

I am not sure what the mileage rate would be. If you have a Business Class seat your Priority Access allows you to check in at the Business Class counter in <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>. You have the Business Class luggage allowance throughout, since yo...

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by TonyBurr
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Ground Employees Protest Outsourcing
Replies: 78
Views: 13614

RE: United Ground Employees Protest Outsourcing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ual747den" class="quote" target="_blank">ual747den</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> This sounds l...

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by TonyBurr
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routings To BKK
Replies: 13
Views: 3928

RE: Routings To BKK

I do east coast <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> a few times per year. If it i a revenue ticket I go east coast (<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> or <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare ...

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by TonyBurr
Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One Hour Layover At ORD Vs 2 Hours At DFW?
Replies: 10
Views: 6455

RE: One Hour Layover At ORD Vs 2 Hours At DFW?

Take the 2 hour <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. If you miss your <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> connection (which is highly possible) you could have a terrible time getting on an...

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by TonyBurr
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR If UK Had Become Part Of The USA?
Replies: 16
Views: 5036

RE: LHR If UK Had Become Part Of The USA?

Please give your sources that the UK was ever offered or considered being part of the US? I have never heard that but if you say so it must be documented some where. My degree is in American history and this would be a very interesting event to document. Sources?

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by TonyBurr
Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Forcibly Removed From FLL-CLT Flt On US
Replies: 229
Views: 17924

RE: Woman Forcibly Removed From FLL-CLT Flt On US

Totally her fault. No two ways about it. She was given every chance to comply and chose not to. And she had her child next to her? Wow! What a mother.

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by TonyBurr
Mon May 20, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Transatlantic Schedule Dec. 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 9520

RE: UA Transatlantic Schedule Dec. 2013

USAirways cancels all their trans Atlantic flights from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> on the night if Thanksgiving. It is always strange to see their wide bodies at the gates in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), ...

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by TonyBurr
Sat May 11, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAA Connecting Flight Question
Replies: 2
Views: 3912

RE: SAA Connecting Flight Question

She will have to clear customs and immigration in <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAOR), South Africa">JNB</acronym> which requires her to claim her luggage. She will then have to recheck her luggage for the domestic flight to <acronym title="Cape Town - Inte...

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by TonyBurr
Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fukuoka Japan Gains Non-stop Link To Europe Today
Replies: 19
Views: 10072

RE: Fukuoka Japan Gains Non-stop Link To Europe Today

Did LH do a non stop at one time to FRA?

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by TonyBurr
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Amtrak And United At Newark?
Replies: 13
Views: 11659

RE: Amtrak And United At Newark?

The Express flights between <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> and <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> were totally unreliable. The agents at <acronym title="Philadelphia - Internationa...

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by TonyBurr
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Amtrak And United At Newark?
Replies: 13
Views: 11659

RE: Amtrak And United At Newark?

I have been booked by <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> on Amtrak between <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> and Philadelphia. The Amtrak portion is given a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flight number a...

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by TonyBurr
Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Bound Jet Rips Off Roof Tiles!
Replies: 21
Views: 22570

RE: Heathrow Bound Jet Rips Off Roof Tiles!

Does anyone know what flight, airline it was? Coming from?

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by TonyBurr
Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines Launch Washington
Replies: 45
Views: 12481

RE: Brussels Airlines Launch Washington

Am I reading this correctly that it arrives in Washington at 20:15? That is a HORRIBLE time for connections anywhere else. I do not know what minimum connection international to domestic is, but even 1 hour would make your connection at 9:15 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> and ther...

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by TonyBurr
Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA PreCheck - All Airlines?
Replies: 5
Views: 5374

TSA PreCheck - All Airlines?

I have <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> PreCheck ( and it is fantastic) trough UNITED. If I am flying USAirways or American can I still use the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> PreCheck? Will my US or <acronym title="America...

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by TonyBurr
Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA IAD-FLL Upgraded To 757
Replies: 34
Views: 5588

RE: UA IAD-FLL Upgraded To 757

I find this increase to FLL interesting since UA had completely dropped it a few years ago.

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by TonyBurr
Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Commercial Jet Stuck In Iran For Repairs
Replies: 40
Views: 26092

RE: U.S. Commercial Jet Stuck In Iran For Repairs

I believe that hijacked plane was a 727 for TWA, going from <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</...

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by TonyBurr
Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tracking Flights With Flight Radar 24 Nah
Replies: 16
Views: 11949

RE: Tracking Flights With Flight Radar 24 Nah

I also find that it is not accurate, especially on USAirways transatlantic flights. It has them going from domestic to domestic airports when it is out over the Atlantic. I also find a lot of mistakes on British Airways trans Atlantic flights.

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by TonyBurr
Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cabin Crew On Strike Friday 7th September
Replies: 55
Views: 8267

RE: LH Cabin Crew On Strike Friday 7th September

I was on an <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> flt from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> to <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> the other day and the <acronym title=...

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by TonyBurr
Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dulles Incident Aug.10 Lufthansa/United Express
Replies: 31
Views: 23436

RE: Dulles Incident Aug.10 Lufthansa/United Express

Correct me if I am wrong, but the Lufthasnsa flight was departing for <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, and the <acronym title="Air Europa (Spain)">UX</acronym> was coming in, or landing, so it was pulling in to the gate and the <acronym ti...

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by TonyBurr
Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why A Pilot For Pax Or Cargo?
Replies: 28
Views: 8148

Why A Pilot For Pax Or Cargo?

If an airline has both passenger and cargo service do pilots chose one or the other type of flying? What would be reasons for them to chose one or the other type of service? Pay the same?

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by TonyBurr
Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Gov Confirm NO 3rd Runway At LHR.
Replies: 58
Views: 8923

RE: UK Gov Confirm NO 3rd Runway At LHR.

They may not be increasing revenue by adding the third runway, but they will get the revenue by continuing to increase the taxes on tickets.

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by TonyBurr
Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Air Passenger Duty Rises By 8% Starting Today.
Replies: 76
Views: 8008

RE: UK Air Passenger Duty Rises By 8% Starting Today.

I love the UK, especially London, but rarely go there or stop there on trips to other places due to the ridiculously high taxes on travel. The taxes are ridiculous. They are not related to travel, but causing the traveler to support the goverment.

I miss the UK, but not the crazy taxes.

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by TonyBurr
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 Years Ago Today - AAL 707 Crash, Idlewild
Replies: 21
Views: 9333

RE: 50 Years Ago Today - AAL 707 Crash, Idlewild

Where was this flight headed?

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by TonyBurr
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CO (UA) 91 TLV-EWR Diverted To LGW?
Replies: 7
Views: 6316

CO (UA) 91 TLV-EWR Diverted To LGW?

If I am reading Radar24.com correctly, the Friday 16 December <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> 91 (UA91) <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR...

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by TonyBurr
Thu Nov 05, 2009 4:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next Aircraft United Will Phase Out
Replies: 24
Views: 9481

RE: Next Aircraft United Will Phase Out

If they just reconfigured all the 767 and 747s, do you really think they would retire them any time soon?

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by TonyBurr
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Star Alliance Check-in
Replies: 9
Views: 10484

RE: Star Alliance Check-in

I am sure she is very concerned about her flight to <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym>. She should have been able to check her bags through to <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> from <acronym title="Charles...

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by TonyBurr
Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Red Carpet Club - Access
Replies: 7
Views: 7592

RE: Red Carpet Club - Access

If you are flying First or Business international then I think you can get into the Club. What class are you in?

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by TonyBurr
Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: URGENT: PHL To Downtown PHL
Replies: 35
Views: 3248

RE: URGENT: PHL To Downtown PHL

SEPTA is not the most reliable. Even on weekdays when I am taking the train (SEPTA) from home, connecting to the airport, I always take the train before the one which I need to take, just to be sure. SEPTA has a reduced schedule on Sunday. Check the cab.

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by TonyBurr
Thu Jan 08, 2009 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights To SA For World Cup For US DM Member
Replies: 8
Views: 7298

RE: Flights To SA For World Cup For US DM Member

You can generally book 330 days out, but good luck getting any <acronym title="Martinair (Netherlands)">MP</acronym> ticket to <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym>, especially during the World Cup. In addition to <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym> you can use TAP, <ac...

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