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by AirT85
Thu Jan 22, 2004 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes You Would Most Like To Return To The Skies
Replies: 83
Views: 7889

RE: Planes You Would Most Like To Return To The Skies

Delta Air Lines Boeing 727-200.

I miss their lazy climbs out over the Deleware River on hot summer days from Philadelphia!

-Tony

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by AirT85
Sat Jan 17, 2004 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow! What a really good livery can do.
Replies: 31
Views: 7065

Wow! What a really good livery can do.

The combination of this aircraft and this livery is absolutely...

...STUNNING!

-Tony

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by AirT85
Fri Jan 16, 2004 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/C Forced To Land By Police In Philly Suburb
Replies: 33
Views: 7490

RE: A/C Forced To Land By Police In Philly Suburb

Yay!!! Thats the airport right down the road from where I live. It figures, I move to college two hours away and things *finally* get interesting around home. Yes...thats excitement in Limerick, PA. Glad to hear all is <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>. Any reason as to why the plane ...

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by AirT85
Thu Jan 15, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Matches JetBlue
Replies: 33
Views: 3031

RE: America West Matches JetBlue

Its my understanding that the A-320 can fly from Seattle to Miami non-stop which is the longest route possible in the US. So-wouldn't <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland I...

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by AirT85
Thu Jan 15, 2004 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Deal: 5.1%-26.7% Pay Hikes
Replies: 15
Views: 2605

RE: Mesaba Deal: 5.1%-26.7% Pay Hikes

So this means the Avro's are staying in the fleet? Good to hear!

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by AirT85
Mon Jan 12, 2004 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RE:US Airways - What Was The Point Of PIT?
Replies: 22
Views: 6835

RE: RE:US Airways - What Was The Point Of PIT?

Philadelphia is probably the best thing USAirways has going for it and had going for it up until this point. The city is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country and is home to more than 5 million people in the catchment area. Pittsburgh is nowhere near as big, nor is Charlotte. ...

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by AirT85
Mon Jan 12, 2004 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shuttle America Lands At Wrong Airport!
Replies: 19
Views: 7872

RE: Shuttle America Lands At Wrong Airport!

Shuttle America is a USAirways Express operator. They started on their own with Dash-8s flying out of secondary airports in New England and the mid-atlantic states (including Wilmington, <acronym title="Condor Flugdienst (Germany)">DE</acronym>)...and then signed on under the USAirways Express banne...

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by AirT85
Wed Dec 31, 2003 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Attendant Tells All
Replies: 157
Views: 26724

RE: AA Flight Attendant Tells All

Airlinebiznut: Thankyou for your very informative post, and for putting your beliefs out there. Its hard to be relegated to an inferior being at a company who only values you if you are upper level management. You mentioned Vons/Safeway, and I wanted to share my experience with them. Granted I am on...

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by AirT85
Tue Dec 30, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Reconfigures DFW/CVG Hubs
Replies: 15
Views: 3989

RE: Delta Reconfigures DFW/CVG Hubs

Its my understanding the <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> Do-328 agreement is to stay in place. Perhaps this <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - North...

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by AirT85
Sat Dec 27, 2003 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Becoming A Flight Attendant
Replies: 13
Views: 3335

Becoming A Flight Attendant

Hi Everyone- Well...I'm thinking about becoming a flight attendant. I am currently 18, however I turn 19 in April (and my semester of college ends in May). So-some regionals (specifically Chautauqua) only require you to be 19 to be hired as a flight attendant. I was thinking of applying but had seve...

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by AirT85
Thu Dec 25, 2003 1:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Was That FedEx Feeder A/C?
Replies: 5
Views: 5787

RE: What Was That FedEx Feeder A/C?

What happened that the aircraft never materialized? Why did it kill Ayres?

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by AirT85
Wed Dec 24, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HOw Do You Celebrate Yours?
Replies: 13
Views: 1700

RE: HOw Do You Celebrate Yours?

My family has dinner on Christmas Eve...and then we head off to one of the 4 services my church has on Christmas Eve. Christmas day is spent at home. Tonight, however, I am ducking out of the dinner a little early because I'm singing at two of the services  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile...

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by AirT85
Wed Dec 24, 2003 11:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Crash Of Flt 5481 & Outsourcing
Replies: 34
Views: 5227

RE: The Crash Of Flt 5481 & Outsourcing

True 737doctor...

Perhaps as a journalism major I should launch a campaign against false/sensationalist reporting in the media rather than preaching to the choir here on a.net  Wink/being sarcastic

-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Crash Of Flt 5481 & Outsourcing
Replies: 34
Views: 5227

RE: The Crash Of Flt 5481 & Outsourcing

As previously mentioned-outsourcing does not always equal lackluster work. While someone may point to VJ592 as an example of what happens when you outsoure your maintenance, one must also take into account Alaska flight 261. The maintenance on that bird (which was a cause of the crash) was performed...

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by AirT85
Tue Dec 23, 2003 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Pacific Coast
Replies: 4
Views: 1733

RE: Sun Pacific Coast

Are you sure it wasn't SunPacific Airlines? They were a Tuscon, <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> based charter operator flying B-727 aircraft... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/006516/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a h...

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by AirT85
Tue Dec 23, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orange JetBlue De-Ice Picture & Question
Replies: 38
Views: 7043

RE: Orange JetBlue De-Ice Picture & Question

I've seen the green de-icing fluid at <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> before...I also remember seeing pink de-icing fluid at <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">A...

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by AirT85
Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MK Fleet Growth
Replies: 1
Views: 1546

RE: MK Fleet Growth

Hope all goes well with the new aircraft. Do they plan on converting it to a full cargo aircraft?

Also-any news on what caused that crash a while back in Africa?

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by AirT85
Fri Dec 19, 2003 7:03 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Topics Dont Show Up!
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

It Didnt Work

Johan,

That doesn't work for me. I still can't read topics. The field is still blank...

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by AirT85
Wed Dec 17, 2003 5:30 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Topics Dont Show Up!
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

RE: Topics Dont Show Up!

Im not using AOL9.0....i use Juno to get onto the internet and have been since June. Never had a problem with a.net until last week. I believe its IE5 that my computer has (its a Dell bought in June...not too old).

-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Dec 16, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Topics Dont Show Up!
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

Anyone?

If anyone knows what is going on I would really appreciate it. I haven't been able to read a topic in over a week now because it just shows up blank. All the replies are there and I can read them fine but the topic post doesn't show up....?

Tony

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by AirT85
Sat Dec 13, 2003 11:35 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Topics Dont Show Up!
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

IT Wont Show Up

I've been refreshing for four days now. And I still get nothing?

-Tony

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by AirT85
Sat Dec 13, 2003 7:09 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Topics Dont Show Up!
Replies: 10
Views: 1052

Topics Dont Show Up!

Hi everyone,

When I open a thread-the topic post is blank. I can't see it. All I see are the replies. Whats going on?

Tony

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by AirT85
Sat Dec 06, 2003 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Only Company Wal-Mart Fears
Replies: 14
Views: 2769

RE: The Only Company Wal-Mart Fears

Safeway must be in bed with Bill Dreher.... ...they totally trashed Genuardi's who I used to work for and is quickly spiraling its way to bankruptcy. Everything this artcile said about trying to change your clientele applied to the Safeway vs. Genuardis story. Anyway...this also reminds me of jetBlu...

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by AirT85
Sat Nov 22, 2003 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proper Non Rev Etiquette
Replies: 18
Views: 3423

RE: Proper Non Rev Etiquette

I have always been treated with extra-care as a non-rev...possibly because I am only 18 so I've been non-reving as a child all my life until the past few years! (Haven't flown in a year and a half so...who knows now). Like they said, don't be demanding, just blend into the rest of the passengers, an...

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 21, 2003 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern And PanAm Shutdowns
Replies: 25
Views: 4444

RE: Eastern And PanAm Shutdowns

I was only 6 when Eastern shut down but I can remember very distinctly arriving at the Atlanta airport one weekend and seeing nothing but silver jets parked all over that airport right after Eastern shutdown. I also remember walking out to the parking garages from the lower-level past what used to b...

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 19, 2003 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southeast Airlines/SEAL
Replies: 22
Views: 2514

RE: Southeast Airlines/SEAL

AFAIK Southeast actually came from the remnants of Sunjet...thus the stipulation of not getting the money until the flight is completed. They fly into Allentown up here and the people I've talked to who have flown them enjoyed their flights, found the planes to be clean and the flights on-time. -Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Encouragment Needed: My Father Is Very Ill
Replies: 41
Views: 2261

RE: Encouragment Needed: My Father Is Very Ill

I second what Kilavoud added.

You and your father are both in prayers. Hang in there, man  Smile

-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Drivers Are Teens, Doctors & Lawyers
Replies: 41
Views: 3016

RE: Worst Drivers Are Teens, Doctors & Lawyers

My personal opinion is the worst drivers are...

...women.

 Wink/being sarcastic Ok, Ok...not all of them are bad. But usually the drivers that piss me off come from the other gender.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 10, 2003 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Some Of You Regularly Go To Church?
Replies: 33
Views: 2780

RE: Does Some Of You Regularly Go To Church?

Of course Church is a great place to meet Jesus :-p

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 10, 2003 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Some Of You Regularly Go To Church?
Replies: 33
Views: 2780

RE: Does Some Of You Regularly Go To Church?

I go to three services a weekend (one on Saturday night and two on Sunday morning) that I sing in the praise band for...plus Wednesday night's for Youth Group (I'm a junior high youth leader). I also have practices for the 3 praise bands on Wednesday night, Thursday night, Saturday morning and Satur...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 29, 2003 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just Another Music Related Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 2188

RE: Just Another Music Related Thread

Jennifer Knapp/Jars of Clay-Ocean City, MD

Phenomenal.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 29, 2003 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Strategy For US At PHL?
Replies: 31
Views: 5144

RE: Next Strategy For US At PHL?

As said earlier, USAirways can't fight by locking up gates-the city of Philadelphia is currently trying to force USAirways out of some of its leases. They aren't happy with USAirways dominance of the airport. Kudos to them for getting <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> in here to...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 29, 2003 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Add PHL
Replies: 160
Views: 14562

RE: WN To Add PHL

I'm speechless. Absolutely speechless. I never thought in a million years I would see Southwest here in Philadelphia. I am very glad they will be flying here, though. I must say, however, I am now very worried for USAirways. They haven't been turning the best numbers out since getting out of Chapter...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 28, 2003 4:52 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Online 5 Off To Good Start
Replies: 4
Views: 5831

RE: Airline Online 5 Off To Good Start

How much does it cost to join? Whats the website address?

Thanks

-Tony

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by AirT85
Mon Oct 27, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Halfway Point Of The NFL Season: Best And Worst
Replies: 11
Views: 2816

RE: Halfway Point Of The NFL Season: Best And Worst

Most Dissapointing Team-EAGLES

-Tony

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 24, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just In, Congress Votes To Lift Cuba Travel Ban
Replies: 44
Views: 4509

RE: Just In, Congress Votes To Lift Cuba Travel Ban

If the bill passes-what is the realistic timeframe for introduction of services? What kinds of things need to be created ie-customs? Does Havana have the facilities to handle the sudden appearance of the US majors? -Tony <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym>-how much traffic w...

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by AirT85
Thu Oct 23, 2003 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACA Route Map As LCC!
Replies: 16
Views: 3340

RE: ACA Route Map As LCC!

So does <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym>'s agreement with Delta also terminate when they go to the LCC model or are they going to continue operating the 328Jets as Delta Connection? -Tony <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym>-w...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 22, 2003 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Reving Near Holidays
Replies: 7
Views: 1970

RE: Non-Reving Near Holidays

I'm not on a buddy pass, I'm on a flight card that I get through my dad. However, I'm not sure I can buy <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym>-90 passes because I'm not employed by Delta and therefore don't have Delta <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> or a...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 22, 2003 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico's B73G's Face Boycott From F/A!
Replies: 70
Views: 9575

RE: AeroMexico's B73G's Face Boycott From F/A!

Most other 73G operaters utilize three flight attendants. What makes AM f/a's so special that they think they need to waste precious money on a redundant flight attendant position?

Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 22, 2003 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA, How Are They? Service, Pitch etc.
Replies: 47
Views: 5313

RE: ATA

Thanks Joe! Right now <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> comes in cheapest at 228 roundtrip for the dates I wish to travel. ATA is at 350 for those same dates. Maybe another time I'll be able to try ATA out! Tony (I dont plan on leaving until after Christmas, otherwise I would ju...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 22, 2003 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA, How Are They? Service, Pitch etc.
Replies: 47
Views: 5313

RE: ATA

Correct me if I am wrong-but isn't ATA supposed to be a low-fare carrier? Can anyone offer help with this: I'm trying to find the cheapest ticket from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acronym title="Lexington - Blue Grass (LEX / KLEX), USA...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 22, 2003 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX/LAS Service Returns To NWA Effective 12/26
Replies: 81
Views: 9070

RE: LAX/LAS Service Returns To NWA Effective 12/26

Kl777-

I am sure the casinos etc will pour *tons* of cash into JAL's precense in LAS. Just like they did with National.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 22, 2003 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Reving Near Holidays
Replies: 7
Views: 1970

Non-Reving Near Holidays

Hi All, I need some help with non-rev travel between Christmas and New Years. It would be especially helpful if you are a Delta Airlines employee, however, all help is welcomed. I am looking for travelling from Philadelphia, PA to Lexington, KY. -What is the best day to leave following Christmas to ...

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by AirT85
Mon Oct 20, 2003 10:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Not Many B737-600s
Replies: 13
Views: 2951

RE: Not Many B737-600s

Doesn't the 739's lack of sales have something to do with its door/capacity configuration? Due to the need for another exit it seats not much more than an -800 does and therefore hasn't tapped into the charter carriers and such like other 737NG models have? Anyone else have more thorough info on tha...

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 19, 2003 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airlines Use 737NG For Overseas Service?
Replies: 20
Views: 3962

RE: Any Airlines Use 737NG For Overseas Service?

Air Pacific flies them from Fiji to Honolulu to Vancouver-using the -800 series.

-Tony

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 18, 2003 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Deal With CD's?
Replies: 10
Views: 2369

RE: What's The Deal With CD's?

Some <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym>'s are just picky, as are some players. One of my personal <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> players refuses to play either Michelle Branch <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> I own-yet they play flawlessly on my ...

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sponsor A Pilot!
Replies: 39
Views: 5794

RE: Sponsor A Pilot!

I think two of the most unrespected and underpaid professions in our country today are: 1)Regional airline pilot and 2)Teachers. Personally, if you can't laugh at an email like the forward that was posted...then there's something wrong with you. Its humor. Its supposed to brighten days and bring lig...

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mysterious Object Thought To Be Concorde
Replies: 20
Views: 3834

RE: Mysterious Object Thought To Be Concorde

It is (according to the articles I read) the sun reflecting off the Concorde's contrails...no the aircraft itself...

Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 15, 2003 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LCC For Pittsburgh
Replies: 35
Views: 4212

RE: New LCC For Pittsburgh

While I think Pittsburgh is an amazing airport...this is going to be an ugly bloodbath. Every low-fare carrier that has entered Pittsburgh has made a quick and/or quiet retreat. NationsAir went bust. So did JetTrain. Vanguard flew to Midway before Kansas City and never made any type of impact on the...

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by AirT85
Mon Oct 13, 2003 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Postal Code/zip Code?
Replies: 68
Views: 3560

RE: Whats Your Postal Code/zip Code?

Well...if you really want to know here's the pic following someone else's lead. You do the work :-P <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/019468/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/019468/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><...

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