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by PanzerPowner
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines Y Experience?
Replies: 13
Views: 1045

Re: Hong Kong Airlines Y Experience?

So, how is HX's A359 Y seats? Out of curiosity.

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by PanzerPowner
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines Y Experience?
Replies: 13
Views: 1045

Re: Does the Tailcone Emergency Exit On The MD-80 Still Operate With American Operators?

To clarify, yes I am flying from LAX and j am flying on Hong Kong Airlines to MNL as well.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights
Replies: 109
Views: 15093

Re: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights

Hey... Does the toilet spin backwards when your south of the Equator? And does it switch exactly at the Equator? Just asking.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines Y Experience?
Replies: 13
Views: 1045

Hong Kong Airlines Y Experience?

After a change of plans, we're flying on an Air Hong Kong A359 then A320 onwards to MNL after a stop over in HKG, how is the Y seating and service on HK Airlines with it's Long Haul and Regional services? Also is 2 hrs enough time for changing flights at HKG?

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights
Replies: 109
Views: 15093

Re: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights

Its that feeling when your on a trans pacific flight and it's freaking cold and the ratty blanket they throw you and the haphazard food gives you diarrhea and you have to find the cleanest restroom before you liquidate their stocks if you get the joke.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Delta A330-300 engine fire 4/18
Replies: 32
Views: 14012

Re: Breaking news: ATL Delta A330-300 engine fire

Wasn't there a Engine fire back some odd months or years... at SEA with a DL frame?

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by PanzerPowner
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 36866

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

I'm hoping for a CS 100/300 order as a Canadian living in Long Beach... maybe wishful thinking can transport me to a world without fines against B6.

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by PanzerPowner
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France resumes Taipei-Paris route after 20-year hiatus
Replies: 9
Views: 3290

Re: Air France resumes Taipei-Paris route after 20-year hiatus

Well I mean, there are flights between the PRC and ROC now.

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 58
Views: 6380

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

Not here to get into a debate about smoking in public places. That was the norm for decades, and non-smokers didn't fall over dead. Did you honestly just type that? I mean, really? Really? I remember gagging and my sister having such asthmatic responses to second hand smoke that she was hospitalize...

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LA City Council Approves People Mover for LAX
Replies: 60
Views: 7534

Re: LA City Council Approves People Mover for LAX

Santa Monica to LAX can take up to an hour between 3-8pm. Heck, its 20 min with no traffic early morning 10-405-howard Hughes. I would much rather sit in the metro instead of bumper to bumper traffic. Of course, ppl still take an Uber from Santa Monica to DTLA when drive time is 75 min versus takin...

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by PanzerPowner
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane
Replies: 100
Views: 6426

Re: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane

Well... This summer i'm going out of my way to save money and get on the 787 on LAX-SAN-NRT, then later this summer i'm taking the BAe 146 on Skyjet from MNL to PPS, and who knows what i might pick up on the return trip with the roll out of A359s with PAL.

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by PanzerPowner
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are your “must-have” carry-on items you take onboard for a pleasant and comfortable flight?
Replies: 27
Views: 1311

Re: What are your “must-have” carry-on items you take onboard for a pleasant and comfortable flight?

Camera, Decent Headphones, Some Snacks or something from the food court to fill inbetween the meals.

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by PanzerPowner
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25456

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

MNL? Give PAL a run for its money you know.

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Difference Between JL's Economy Special and Standard?
Replies: 0
Views: 331

Difference Between JL's Economy Special and Standard?

So i'm flying on a 788 this summer from SAN-NRT. In the process of booking we noticed a 50 dollar difference. Is the 50 dollar difference worth it for the upgrade? And what is the difference between Special, and Standard? Considering Premium Economy Standard is double the price of standard. Also on ...

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 Raises Y+ Price on DAB Flights: Demand or Just for Kicks?
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: B6 Raises Y+ Price on DAB Flights: Demand or Just for Kicks?

It's Memorial Day, what do you expect? It's also Daytona Beach, what do you expect? On a day where demand will be high at a nice destination it is only to be expected.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with cities on their name
Replies: 84
Views: 5151

Re: Airlines with cities on their name

Amakusa Airlines, Does City Airlines Count?, Beijing Capital Airlines, Chongqing Airlines, Urumqi Air, and Qingdao Airlines.

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by PanzerPowner
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What to expect on a JL 788 and AA E75
Replies: 5
Views: 377

Re: What to expect on a JL 788 and AA E75

The good news is that one of the flights will be so good that you'll forget about the other ;) But seriously; the JAL flight will be very comfortable. You can look forward to a 787 with 8-abreast seating (a real rarity), superb and respectful service, a fine choice of food and beverages and a very ...

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by PanzerPowner
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What to expect on a JL 788 and AA E75
Replies: 5
Views: 377

What to expect on a JL 788 and AA E75

I'm going to Japan this July on a Japan Airlines 788 and an American Eagle E175. I'm flying by LAX-SAN-NRT, I am taking this longer and odd routing because of the chance to fly on American metal , a first time on the E175 and a first time on the 787 and also the first time on Japan Airlines. Also be...

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by PanzerPowner
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Packaged food must come out for TSA screening?
Replies: 47
Views: 2255

Re: TSA now wants food out of bags for inspection?

TSA Security Theater. We hope you enjoy the show! P.S, no outside food or we take our non sterile gloves after examining that guy there and poke around your foot long.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does the Tailcone Emergency Exit On The MD-80 Still Operate With American Operators?
Replies: 27
Views: 4711

Re: Does the Tailcone Emergency Exit On The MD-80 Still Operate With American Operators?

Allegiant is a long shot with their shoddy maintenance. Care to substantiate this statement? From the top of my memory. A vauge memory of either a mini documentary or Airliners.Net forum on Allegiant's maintenance and the FAA. Also just the general discussion amongst some chaps on discord with it's...

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does the Tailcone Emergency Exit On The MD-80 Still Operate With American Operators?
Replies: 27
Views: 4711

Does the Tailcone Emergency Exit On The MD-80 Still Operate With American Operators?

So... I saw an old training film to the MD 80 on the Emergency Exits, and it covered something completely new to me. The Tailcone Emergency Exit. And i wondered, is it operational on Delta and American, Allegiant is a long shot with their shoddy maintenance.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI
Replies: 81
Views: 8605

Re: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI

Apparently there were two dogs making an overnight connection in DEN...UA uses a vendor for overnight kennel service...in the morning the kennel put the wrong dog, a great dane heading to NRT, into the crate heading to MCI and Irgo into the one heading to NRT...oops. That's a bad mistake. But I won...

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI
Replies: 81
Views: 8605

Re: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI

Poor Irgo. I wouldn't think that he's going to be thrilled with yet another 12+ hour ride in the baggage hold. Beats the overhead compartment, though. Reportedly, Irgo will be flying IN the first class cabin with a human chaperone: from CNN: She said Irgo is set to be flown from Naruto, Japan, to D...

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: The fight for the right to expand JFK
Replies: 56
Views: 9298

Re: WSJ: The fight for the right to expand JFK

Personally, I think no airline should be given rights for more gates and flights out of JFK until such time that they improve on their customer service and their ability to get flights in and out on time. It should definitely be a consideration and with that, JetBlue shouldn't be given anything, no...

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is New Delhi airport that good ?
Replies: 31
Views: 3367

Re: Is New Delhi airport that good ?

hardheid wrote:
EightyFour wrote:
believeinflight wrote:
The further east you go, the better the airports get, starting and ending at the international date line


Mainland Chinese airports disprove this.


So do Russian airports.

Japan stares at all of them.

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft 2-3-2 Cabin, more space & speed?
Replies: 115
Views: 9817

Re: Aircraft 2-3-2 Cabin, more space & speed?

Varsity1 wrote:
Is that a midget in the last picture?

No it's a child or a teen.

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by PanzerPowner
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Transat A320 out of paint
Replies: 27
Views: 7470

Re: First Air Transat A320 out of paint

Air Transat had A320s on order?

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports in the Lower 48 with old Passenger Airframes
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Re: Airports in the Lower 48 with old Passenger Airframes

Long Beach with several DC 3 frames.

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can a pax land an aircraft?
Replies: 27
Views: 1885

Re: Can a pax land an aircraft?

Best hope someone in budget economy is only there after buying some PMDG aircraft and a brand new top end PC.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Jetblue ever add HNL
Replies: 6
Views: 723

Re: Will Jetblue ever add HNL

No. LAX is oversaturated, LGB is covered by HA and anywhere else is a mix of the two.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Visiting the cockpit of an aircraft inflight
Replies: 107
Views: 4122

Re: Visiting the cockpit of an aircraft inflight

Damn! I was born in the wrong generation. Curse being born after 2001... removes most of the fun of flying.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A word of warning if flying AF from CDG
Replies: 17
Views: 3054

Re: A word of warning if flying AF from CDG

What flexibility? 12 kg is 12 kg, not 12.9 kg. Read the original post. I did, your original post is full of false assumptions. This has been most noticeable in the form of baggage weight and size restrictions (lighter plane=less money on fuel=more wonga saved). Or more likely because there is very ...

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: That cool simple gift for a pilot
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: That cool simple gift for a pilot

Get him/her a travel mug.

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: That cool simple gift for a pilot
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: That cool simple gift for a pilot

Get him/her a travel mug.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it illegal to look at papers in the galley
Replies: 16
Views: 1501

Re: Is it illegal to look at papers in the galley

I remember last summer I was on a DL flight to LAX from HNL. I was in the galley asking for milk and I saw a manifest. With the curiosity of a young person as me, I peeked and saw that it was the list of special needs passengers. And unlike your flight, they paid no attention.

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines in need of a new or revised livery
Replies: 103
Views: 9029

Re: Airlines in need of a new or revised livery

Philippine Airlines.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 109924

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Oh thank god. They better be gone when I go in the Summer. Anyone know how comfortable the BAe 146s are on Skyjet?

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by PanzerPowner
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Question for Flight Attendants: How Safe are Hot Drinks on Commercial Airplanes?
Replies: 26
Views: 2397

Re: A Question for Flight Attendants: How Safe are Hot Drinks on Commercial Airplanes?

I know that the water tanks in airplanes are quite filthy, and that the port to load water onto aircraft is right next to the port for sewage in some cases. Are hot drinks safe on airplanes? I assume that boiling the water kills most bacteria, but I would like to be sure. From prior experience. I s...

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet 737-600's
Replies: 28
Views: 4568

Re: Westjet 737-600's

YVR-LAX from prior experience in 2015 on morning runs

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by PanzerPowner
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bitcoin Mining Boom Hits Small Town In Washington State
Replies: 38
Views: 1704

Re: Bitcoin Mining Boom Hits Small Town In Washington State

3... 2... 1... AMD GPUs and Nvidia GPUs fly off the market as miners scramble for AMD GPUs while gamers make a mad dash for the barely recovering mid range-middle high range GPUs.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 16593

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

2040 - Breaking News, Lithium Ion finally reliably not on fire.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA at LAX ?
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: TSA at LAX ?

airportugal310 wrote:
PanzerPowner wrote:
Maybe it's in preparation for potential U.S Govt Shutdown.


This scenario nearly happened twice or more under the last administration, so whats different here?
I really don't know. I'm just throwing it out there in case.

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First trip to Japan!
Replies: 10
Views: 828

Re: First trip to Japan!

I know that between HND and ITM, tickets are around 50 USD for flying. Railpasses for all I know are buy when you get to the station as I've tried looking at JR East, West and Central as the Shinkansen runs from TYO to KIX across different companies. I would recommend Aomori or Hakodate for the time...

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by PanzerPowner
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA at LAX ?
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: TSA at LAX ?

Maybe it's in preparation for potential U.S Govt Shutdown.

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by PanzerPowner
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Afriqiyah planes damaged after Tripoli Airport attack
Replies: 19
Views: 7028

Re: Afriqiyah planes damaged after Tripoli Airport attack

neomax wrote:
Excuse my naïveness, but why don't they set up a no fly zone? Either that or I am missing something quite substantial.


Sorry the UN is sitting in the background taking it's medication and muttering, "Tut... Tut... Tut..."

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines is investigating third-party freighters
Replies: 6
Views: 2298

Re: Japan Airlines is investigating third-party freighters

Get the silver bullets ready.

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by PanzerPowner
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines and Hawaii 5-0
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Hawaiian Airlines and Hawaii 5-0

It could be so. HAL has faded in and out of appearances in Hawaii Five O plot wise and background wise. Sometimes when a major or minor character is traveling or even leaving it's with Hawaiian. But In some other cases they use a fictional airline. Let alone their horrendous Honolulu to Heathrow fli...

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by PanzerPowner
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non-Rev benefits on merged airlines?
Replies: 4
Views: 514

Re: Non-Rev benefits on merged airlines?

I know my uncle who worked in NWA up into the DAL merger. But he did continue working past the merger keeping the benefits.

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by PanzerPowner
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Suggestion to buy Helicopter
Replies: 14
Views: 1550

Re: Suggestion to buy Helicopter

I need something to replace my month old GTX 1080. Anything over a million?

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by PanzerPowner
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery
Replies: 169
Views: 32110

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery

The color tones match how one would hurl on white sheets when they see it.

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