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by santi319
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 5930

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Maybe MAO and UIO? What about the returned slots from MEX from WN?

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by santi319
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetbridge incident at BWI
Replies: 29
Views: 6119

Re: Jetbridge incident at BWI

That woman reminds me of Final Destination.

Glad everyone is and will be ok.

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by santi319
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated - Southwest pulls out of Mexico City
Replies: 143
Views: 23464

Re: Southwest returns additional MEX slots to DOT

I can almost guarantee NK will apply for these.

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by santi319
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 8004

Re: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

SierraPacific wrote:
Where is Hawaiian on the diagram? They usually lead the pack on stuff like this.

Thats right! Theyre usually in the top spot above NK! It will be interesting to know why are they not on the chart..

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by santi319
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 8004

Re: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

Isn't a big part of this that Spirit will not even check in a passenger less than 45 minutes before departure. If so it will help the airline look good, but if you've stood in line for a half-hour and you get to the counter at 44 minutes before your flight - that might really stink for passengers. ...

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by santi319
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 8004

Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

Spirit had the best on-time performance among North American carriers for the second consecutive month in November, according to FlightStats. Delta came in a close second to the low-cost carrier. The weighted monthly average fell nearly 3 percentage points to 79.8 percent. https://www.businesstrave...

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by santi319
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6428

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

Sure, but NK stock still is 3.5 times that of jetblue so... Do you know the difference between stock price and market cap? This really is a pretty funny statement Finally, thanks. I thought I'd been missing something because something so obvious hadn't been mentioned, until I saw your post. JetBlue...

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by santi319
Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6428

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

Oh God the monthly Jetblue thread with the regular jetblue fans, Europe is imminent comments, etc.. Truth is, no idea how jetblue makes money, their Cuba flights, their situation at LGB, their CASM, their perfomance in general... assets may be an explanation but it really is no surprise an investor...

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by santi319
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6428

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

Oh God the monthly Jetblue thread with the regular jetblue fans, Europe is imminent comments, etc.. Truth is, no idea how jetblue makes money, their Cuba flights, their situation at LGB, their CASM, their perfomance in general... assets may be an explanation but it really is no surprise an investor ...

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by santi319
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 12838

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

Imagine an aborted take off...

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by santi319
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to start Miami
Replies: 37
Views: 5888

Re: Norwegian to start Miami

Does this mean that ba will cancel their service here too. Bit of a blow to the airport The airport cannot handle the current load of international flights specially at peak hours. Wait times at 5-6pm, can be an hour or more inside the aircract before you can even deplane, because customs is backed...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made
Replies: 98
Views: 5719

Re: Weirdest Connections You've Ever Made

Long time ago I flew FLL-ATL-MCO.... just so I didnt have to drive lol

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by santi319
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Getting Drunk on a Plane
Replies: 67
Views: 10814

Re: Getting Drunk on a Plane

This is the most pointless thread ever... comparing a metal tube full of fuel at 30,000 feet vs a sporting event is... a choice..

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by santi319
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44568

Re: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018

Super80Fan wrote:
Anyone know which A319 they are getting rid of yet?

None, they even got two more

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by santi319
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44568

Re: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018

Any chance NK will add some more international service from ORD? B6 is sitting on two unused slots in MEX, could NK snatch them? ORD/LAS-MEX would def be a goldmine... That’s definitely not the case. Check the schedule for next summer before you make a comment like that. In Mexico City, where JetBl...

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by santi319
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44568

Re: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018

timberwolf24 wrote:
Any chance NK will add some more international service from ORD?

B6 is sitting on two unused slots in MEX, could NK snatch them? ORD/LAS-MEX would def be a goldmine...

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by santi319
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition
Replies: 149
Views: 10013

Re: JetBlue CEO: JVs stifle competition

Ohh the irony... Lest we forget... https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=newssearch&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiGmorx89_eAhWDuVkKHZpnDgEQzPwBegQIARAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.forbes.com%2Fsites%2Ftedreed%2F2015%2F12%2F14%2Fjetblueemirates-partnership-beats-out-united-for-a-federal-contract-and-a-r...

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by santi319
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerotoxic Syndrome
Replies: 11
Views: 2151

Aerotoxic Syndrome

https://www.aerotoxicsyndrombook.com/blog/scandal-on-spirit-airlines-flight-nk517-near-lethal-fumes-nearly-incapacitate-pilots-and-crew Website above shows information about several deaths in the airline industry due to toxic fumes. How big is this issue and could it be affecting passengers too? Wh...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit adds JAX-FLL/BWI EFF 2/14/19
Replies: 25
Views: 2739

Re: Spirit adds JAX-FLL/BWI EFF 2/14/19

I think NK is and has always been underestimated here in a-net (who knows why theres almost no difference now between them and coach in the legacies nowadays). They are the healthiest theyve ever been. It was largely ignored in this forum, of course - but they got an amazing Q3 perfomance, their sto...

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by santi319
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit adds JAX-FLL/BWI EFF 2/14/19
Replies: 25
Views: 2739

Re: Spirit adds JAX-FLL/BWI EFF 2/14/19

They added this and DEN/KIN-MCO also. Theyre on a roll in Florida it seems. I bet MAO or BEL are comming from FLL. Can they snatch the unused MEX slots from B6? MCO and LAS from MEX make total sense..

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by santi319
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)
Replies: 38
Views: 3708

Re: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)

JAXDan wrote:
Spirit announced JAX-BWI and JAX-FLL today, flights start 2/14/2019.

So much for the rumored “downsizing” of FLL that loads of A-netters claimed....

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by santi319
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico city's new airport to be canceled
Replies: 97
Views: 23833

Re: Mexico city's new airport to be canceled

What's wrong with having multiple airports? Many large cities have: Washington DC, NYC, London, Paris, etc. Nothing, except that the flight patterns for Santa Lucia and the current airport intersect, which means that neither can be used to full capacity. And none of those cities are in a valley 700...

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by santi319
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico city's new airport to be canceled
Replies: 97
Views: 23833

Re: Mexico city's new airport to be canceled

Welcome to AMLO’s Mexico. If there was any doubt whats comming, here it is..

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by santi319
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Gropes Female Passenger, Blames Trump
Replies: 48
Views: 4946

Re: Man Gropes Female Passenger, Blames Trump

The presidents says its ok so where is the lie

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by santi319
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 274
Views: 32896

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

Nice! A Brexit followers express indeed!! CHS has grown loads in the recent years!

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by santi319
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EW and SN to merge by end-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 12210

Re: EW and SN to merge by end-2020

OMG people here on a-net really are d-bags eh?? SN may need to be swallowed by LH to survive, but this can be a huge opportunity for someone to start a new Brussels-based carrier. With everyone in Europe pretty much on IAG, AF/KLM or LH, competition will be diluted and you can totally base a new air...

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by santi319
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC
Replies: 47
Views: 7107

Re: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC

B6 also reduced MCO/FLL-MEX.... whats going on at MEX too much competition?

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by santi319
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Air Canada International routes
Replies: 28
Views: 4145

Re: Future Air Canada International routes

I am very shocked they dont serve GDL and MTY, surely the numbers can’t be worse than smaller American cities like MCI or SMF?

Specially GDL, its a huge hole in their network.

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by santi319
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEX-IST A possibility with the 789?
Replies: 11
Views: 3024

Re: MEX-IST A possibility with the 789?

Hopefully it does work out for TK unlike EK unfortunately. Other points mentioned is that even an IST-CUN route is in their future they want to start with service to MEX first. Also plane most likely to be used is the 787-9. Not really “unfortunate” though. EK could have flown DXB-MEX-CUN-MEX or si...

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by santi319
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17745

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

Abeam79 wrote:
santi319 wrote:
What happens to the MEX slots? I really hope NK grabs them! Theyre making a killing in both MCO and FLL!

Redeploying them for Jfk/bos-mex

Negative, those are the unused slots for LAX.

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by santi319
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17745

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

What happens to the MEX slots? I really hope NK grabs them! Theyre making a killing in both MCO and FLL!

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by santi319
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Tells Agents to Avoid Rebooking on Other Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 4930

Re: AA Tells Agents to Avoid Rebooking on Other Airlines

None. Except people hate Spirit cause it's Spirit, even though they've never flown them and just heard it from someone else when they got upset they got no free water in a perfectly fine airline. Bingo, I think its just a-net though, even Spirit’s facebook and IG people mainly write good things abo...

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by santi319
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 26368

Re: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD

I think Australians here should feel lucky that one of their biggest news story is a normal low fuel mayday call by an ultra long flight.

You turn the news in other countries and you want to kill yourself....

Go Australia!

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by santi319
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS cell phone harrasment
Replies: 60
Views: 3038

Re: POTUS cell phone harrasment

I don't know why I would need to be alerted to an earthquake in Alaska if I am in Missouri. This is not what this system does. I know... It is to remind us that Muslims or North Korea or Germany or Iran are going to bomb us at any second. I am all for regional alerts about floods, Amber alerts, ear...

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by santi319
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue transatlantic route
Replies: 55
Views: 9790

Re: jetBlue transatlantic route

Haha every 2 weeks B6 goes translatlantic on a-net, its “imminent”. But it ain’t gonna happen they have loooots to work on before anything like that comes along.

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by santi319
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 129
Views: 20523

Re: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies

Frankly I think many of these airlines enjoy the sport of competing and collecting authorities like trophies whether they have room on their mantle to store them, or in this case business case to operate the flights. Yeah well B6 isnt doing so hot lately, so as to why they keep doing stuff like thi...

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by santi319
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 521
Views: 93304

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

They did look a bloody mess in fairness apart from the one adopted currently. http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/PhilipOA260/MISC/A2127534-B9C8-4C97-B0A7-3922E19AB377_zps8tx0nlsg.jpg WHAT?! It was one of the most amazing liveries and ideas in the history of aviation! That and Mexicana’s tails:...

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by santi319
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest vs. Wall Street
Replies: 49
Views: 5546

Re: Southwest vs. Wall Street

* No window seat fees But this really isn't true anymore, and I think it's a clever way of pulling the wool over people's eyes. On many routes you pretty much have to buy a Business Select fare or Early Bird to not have a center seat. I'd rather have a bag fee than a no-center-seat fee. I agree, I ...

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by santi319
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 12856

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

As I’ve continued to say, expect plans on new routes to continue to be put on hold or cancelled as the pilot shortage/resignations continues. Several A380 Captains I know have been rostered in excess of 115hrs flight time for the month of October. 115 hrs/month? seriously? there isn't a single capt...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman - "Moxy will be a Tech Company that flies Airplanes"
Replies: 14
Views: 2369

Re: David Neeleman - "Moxy will be a Tech Company that flies Airplanes"

It will also be a company making a profit for a few years with a crop of zero seniority/bottom of the pay scale new hires in a industry where time based seniority is everything. And when the labor costs inevitably go up with time, he will sell. (speed up this timeline 2x if the pilots/FAs unionize ...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 12856

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

I'm sorry but slot related or not who in sane mind would fly to that bus station which is MEX? Did any of you fly to/from MEX airport in recent times? If EK had a choice and was looking for reasons not to fly somewhere, a single visit to that place would answer it. Its still waay better than the li...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 12856

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Well a subsidized airline should do the flight from their subsidized country to the other one. It is not a fair practice for airlines that respect their employees and actually have to pay for fuel. Good for MEX and specially AM. They better launch that BCN flight now though... ?? Do you even know w...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 12856

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Well a subsidized airline should do the flight from their subsidized country to the other one. It is not a fair practice for airlines that respect their employees and actually have to pay for fuel. Good for MEX and specially AM. They better launch that BCN flight now though...

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by santi319
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)
Replies: 38
Views: 3708

Re: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)

ATA767 wrote:
I would not guess B6, more like F9 :-)


I would say out of the 3 B6 is probably the one that needs it the most....

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by santi319
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)
Replies: 38
Views: 3708

Re: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)

Their 69th destination? Should be a great marketing tool for them :rotfl: They no longer do those marketing jokes. Anyone else noticed they are not referring to themselves as ULCC anymore in recent press releases??? Something big must be comming... I can see a Norwegian LCC style with better servic...

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by santi319
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily
Replies: 9
Views: 2417

Re: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily

- Different schedule that the one Spirit handles for other colombian cities that it serves from FLL - Not a very good schedule for Spirit connections out of FLL; only NY (LGA) and Atlantic city work well in both ways, Houston & Atlanta work well in one way only. Ehhh, I don’t know what you were...

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by santi319
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily
Replies: 9
Views: 2417

Re: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily

Took them long enough, Colombia loves Spirit. I can see them adding Bucaramanga 3x and maybe Quito, with Azul doing Belem from FLL I dont think NK has much room to expand in South America

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by santi319
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 20537

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

sennabestever wrote:
I see the plane is already half way back to Dubai already. What kind of cleaning / disinfecting takes place onboard after an event like this?


Its Emirates, I mean its all fake news 10 people got a little sick because of turbulence, nothing to see here move along...

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by santi319
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to fly tourists from MSP to Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis
Replies: 18
Views: 2110

Re: Sun Country to fly tourists from MSP to Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis

canyonblue17 wrote:
"Sun Country to fly tourists"

If you are not a tourist can you still fly on them?


Only in a-net do we have to pull up the O&D and VFR between the island of St Kitts and Minneapolis, so that no one gets offended.

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