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by platinumfoota
Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Delivers 3000th Widebody
Replies: 36
Views: 6570

RE: Boeing Delivers 3000th Widebody

Great job Boeing on a Amazing widebody fleet. Boeing employees should be proud.

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by platinumfoota
Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Leg Pilots And FA's In First Class?
Replies: 236
Views: 24040

RE: Dead Leg Pilots And FA's In First Class?

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by platinumfoota
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AP: Fuel Tank Hole Blamed For Japan Jet Fire
Replies: 67
Views: 12224

RE: AP: Fuel Tank Hole Blamed For Japan Jet Fire

So I'm guessing fuel spill, fuel contacted hot brakes and.... fire? Or is there another explanation?

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by platinumfoota
Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Media - Frontier's DH8 Is Unsafe
Replies: 147
Views: 19364

RE: Denver Media - Frontier's DH8 Is Unsafe

They mentioned that UA hadnt called them back, maybe they outsourced their comments too Big grin

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by platinumfoota
Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA To Sell Off Its SFO Maintenance Center?
Replies: 21
Views: 4840

RE: UA To Sell Off Its SFO Maintenance Center?

Sad to see United cutting Maintenance jobs for those employees who helped them through bankruptcy, seems like United is looking to outsource lots of jobs. Wonder how far will they go. Hope they dont sell and keep United, United.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Aug 23, 2007 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia Warns Not To Bring Certain Religious Items
Replies: 46
Views: 3259

RE: Saudia Warns Not To Bring Certain Religious Items

There's an airline i'll never fly

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by platinumfoota
Thu Aug 23, 2007 6:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Vs UA
Replies: 20
Views: 5285

AA Vs UA

Recently I have noticed alot of possible merge discussions but i miss the old airline vs airline threads. So now that US airlines are starting to make more changes (and money) i wanted to bring the U.S heavyweights head to head one more time. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> vs ...

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by platinumfoota
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No AA ORD-HKG?
Replies: 43
Views: 8114

RE: Why No AA ORD-HKG?

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by platinumfoota
Tue Aug 21, 2007 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taking Pictures In-flight: How Common?
Replies: 71
Views: 9511

RE: Taking Pictures In-flight: How Common?

I take pictures In-Flight all the time, never had a problem with a F/A, they've seen me take pictures and did not say a single thing just smiled at me and a couple of times i took pictures of the crew. Never had a problem.

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by platinumfoota
Tue Aug 21, 2007 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: China Airlines Ac On Fire At Naha
Replies: 190
Views: 53358

RE: Breaking News: China Airlines Ac On Fire At Naha

I'm just glad no one was hurt first of all, great job by the F/A do get everyone out and the crew. Always sad to see an aircraft being destroyed, specially by fire, she was so young.

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by platinumfoota
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just NOW Extreme LOW FLY Over New York City
Replies: 48
Views: 21973

RE: Just NOW Extreme LOW FLY Over New York City

What a great video! Now if we can only get that on comercial flights lol

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by platinumfoota
Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are US Airline Cabin Crew Uniforms So Awful?
Replies: 163
Views: 48601

RE: Why Are US Airline Cabin Crew Uniforms So Awful?

I like the hats, like the DL red. Oh and wouldnt mind seeing the new UA colors on F/A.
Ive always like to see the F/A and flight crew walking together down the international terminal.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Aug 16, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SXM Low, Low, Low Landing
Replies: 72
Views: 159606

RE: SXM Low, Low, Low Landing

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by platinumfoota
Mon Aug 13, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Crew Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty...
Replies: 234
Views: 25106

RE: Delta Crew Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty...

Ive seen this happend on a friday night on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> f...

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by platinumfoota
Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Baggage Handlers Probe At PHL
Replies: 62
Views: 6435

RE: US Baggage Handlers Probe At PHL

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by platinumfoota
Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX First Flight Photos
Replies: 43
Views: 13683

RE: VX First Flight Photos

Great interior! WoW! but I'm wondering, with such a great service, how much longer are they going to keep their fares low? They will soon learn that costumers are willing to pay extra for these services and will start to raise airfares. I for one would pay more to fly <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)...

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by platinumfoota
Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Checked Bags On UAL Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2524

RE: Checked Bags On UAL Question

The rule that a passenger must fly with checked bags on board only applies to international flights. Most of the times your bag will be placed on the flight that is on the bag tag, although sometimes your bags are forwarded on earlier flights if they are city bags. Most of the time i check in bags w...

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by platinumfoota
Sat Aug 04, 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could The 757 Be Resurrected?
Replies: 88
Views: 11304

RE: Could The 757 Be Resurrected?

Many of the 757 aircraft that service Airlines are in their teens, when an airplane reaches 25 years in service the cost of maintenance rises significantly, many airlines in the US will be looking to replace their 757's with another aircraft that can replace it having the same or even better perform...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Ramper Killed At RDU
Replies: 40
Views: 17171

RE: AA Ramper Killed At RDU

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by platinumfoota
Sat Jul 28, 2007 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Start 777 LAX-HNL-LAX
Replies: 32
Views: 9983

RE: UA To Start 777 LAX-HNL-LAX

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Start 777 LAX-HNL-LAX
Replies: 32
Views: 9983

UA To Start 777 LAX-HNL-LAX

Just checking out <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s schedule and they are using 777's to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</a...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Jul 24, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here They Are... The New UA Biz Seats!
Replies: 165
Views: 24461

RE: Here They Are... The New UA Biz Seats!

Yes!! Great job United, the seats are just great. I like the idea of less seats in the aircraft, it serves less people but with better service. Expect much more changes to United's fleet by the end of this year including P.S

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America - Takes Off August 8th
Replies: 77
Views: 11455

RE: Virgin America - Takes Off August 8th

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America - Takes Off August 8th
Replies: 77
Views: 11455

RE: Virgin America - Takes Off August 8th

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America - Takes Off August 8th
Replies: 77
Views: 11455

RE: Virgin America - Takes Off August 8th

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does UA Have Too Many Premier Members?
Replies: 16
Views: 4322

RE: Does UA Have Too Many Premier Members?

Ask to board through the red carpet and they let u slide sometimes  Wink

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Tries SFO - Can Plus LAX - PVG For China Bid
Replies: 60
Views: 8206

RE: UA Tries SFO - Can Plus LAX - PVG For China Bid

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by platinumfoota
Sun Jul 15, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Start LAX-SAN
Replies: 53
Views: 9424

RE: DL To Start LAX-SAN

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by platinumfoota
Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Start LAX-SAN
Replies: 53
Views: 9424

RE: DL To Start LAX-SAN

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by platinumfoota
Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Eagle Pilot Goes Over & Above
Replies: 46
Views: 8033

RE: AA Eagle Pilot Goes Over & Above

(stands up to applause) I'm happy to hear the pilot go out of his way to please their passengers. Ive heard about UniTED pilots going out and buying milk from McDonalds in the terminal b/c they dont serve milk on Ted flights for coffee, but never pizza for all the passengers. Great Job!

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by platinumfoota
Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Start LAX-SAN
Replies: 53
Views: 9424

RE: DL To Start LAX-SAN

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Cabin Crew
Replies: 56
Views: 18935

RE: Funny Cabin Crew

This made me laugh a bit thought i would share it

http://youtube.com/watch?v=YO3HTBXuEyY

Not real.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Cabin Crew
Replies: 56
Views: 18935

RE: Funny Cabin Crew

I really like it when they deliver safety info and make u laugh a bit, makes the service more personal. I enjoy it more when the cockpit makes funny comments. I know there is a pilot on TED that is really funny i just cant remember his name.

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by platinumfoota
Sat Jul 07, 2007 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another New LOW For United
Replies: 62
Views: 13647

RE: Another New LOW For United

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by platinumfoota
Sat Jul 07, 2007 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Posts Record June LFs
Replies: 36
Views: 5474

RE: Delta Posts Record June LFs

Looks like more people are flying in the US. UA's load factor also reached an all time high in June at 89.1%

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by platinumfoota
Fri Jul 06, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Lufthansa Sue Ryanair For This?
Replies: 74
Views: 17361

RE: Can Lufthansa Sue Ryanair For This?

I like this kind of competition, nothing like a good clean joke. <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> People are very sensitive to these kind of jokes, but I wouldn't mind hearing what airlines have to say about each other, specially LCC <acronym title="Virgin At...

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Boeing Shut Down The 757 Line Too Early?
Replies: 59
Views: 16195

RE: Did Boeing Shut Down The 757 Line Too Early?

With the 757 being the backbone to so many domestic airlines in transcontinental and hub to hub flying, I'm wondering what aircraft will replace the 757's when it is out of date. A 757NG with composites and better fuel economy sounds like a great idea for the future. 757's are also great for caring ...

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by platinumfoota
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has UA Mastered The "Hub"?
Replies: 93
Views: 9301

RE: Has UA Mastered The "Hub"?

I believe <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s hubs are well place. The only down side to having <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> and <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado...

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos
Replies: 441
Views: 298772

RE: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos

 Wow! She looks GREAT!!

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by platinumfoota
Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Bad News For UA
Replies: 43
Views: 15821

More Bad News For UA

As i logged on to AOL i came across this article. Ive noticed that most complaints came from flying into <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> in the winter. <a href=...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Economy Plus ~ Time For Change?
Replies: 66
Views: 9873

RE: United Economy Plus ~ Time For Change?

Economy Plus is great the way it is. It doesnt cost much to upgrade and the leg room is great. You need to remember that is ECONOMY Plus. No need for better seats or better food choice b/c you are still flying economy. Its a great upgrade while still keeping fares low.

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by platinumfoota
Tue Jun 26, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EMB-120 Finally Painted Into United's New Colors
Replies: 53
Views: 10179

RE: EMB-120 Finally Painted Into United's New Colors

I got to see her up close in LAX a couple of weeks ago, she looks GREAT! Hope they start working on the rest of the fleet soon.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Summer And Fall Routes
Replies: 2
Views: 3869

UA New Summer And Fall Routes

Denver to Kalispell, Mont.; Maui; Bakersfield, Calif., beginning Sept. 5; and Little Rock, Ark., beginning Sept. 5. Washington Dulles to Oklahoma City; Little Rock, Ark., beginning Sept. 5; and Ottawa, Canada, beginning Sept. 5. Chicago O'Hare to Halifax, Canada; and Kalispell, Mont., began on June ...

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 77 Emergency Landing At LAX
Replies: 0
Views: 5037

UA 77 Emergency Landing At LAX

UA 77 made an emergency landing at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. The flight was schedule as <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa LAX Pax Stuck In TIJ For 14hours.
Replies: 57
Views: 7597

RE: Copa LAX Pax Stuck In TIJ For 14hours.

I was just wondering, what did the airline give the passengers? Refund? Free future flight? Anything?

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by platinumfoota
Wed May 23, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's New Partner
Replies: 1
Views: 2033

UA's New Partner

United recently signed an agreement to begin operating codeshare flights with TAM Airlines, the market-leading Brazilian airline. The agreement is subject to formal approval of both the U.S. and Brazilian governments, and the finalization of other details that are expected to be in place by late 2007.

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by platinumfoota
Wed May 23, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Assembly Floor Pictures
Replies: 98
Views: 28666

RE: 787 Assembly Floor Pictures

I cant believe she's already being assembled, feels like yesterday i was reading about the 7E7 project. Boeing has done an extremely great job so far with time, cant wait to see her in flight.

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by platinumfoota
Tue May 15, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing In Action: Ted
Replies: 99
Views: 15116

RE: Missing In Action: Ted

I know we are talking about TED, which i think is working for United. I flew <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran...

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by platinumfoota
Mon May 14, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Meal Service -- Does It Really Matter?
Replies: 85
Views: 10984

RE: Airline Meal Service -- Does It Really Matter?

I recently flew <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> from KOA-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and decided to purchase food on the flight. I had a sesame chicken salad that was just great, never have i tasted such a great health...

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