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by Etheereal
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 751475

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

No, these developing countries have crashed numerous 737NG and A320 aircraft. No one called for grounding those fleets. But those were pilot errors and bad maintenance. The MAX keeps diving and pilots can't do anything about it . Prime bait material here. Its like you havent even bothered reading h...

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by Etheereal
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 748065

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

So much for the impeccable saftey record of the 737 family. I'm not flying any MAX planes until the problem is definitely resolved. Better to be safe than sorry. You will not be missed in the upcoming flights. Also LAX772LR: I was wondering as well how far i could read before people started talking...

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by Etheereal
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The world's longest-running airlines
Replies: 60
Views: 11356

Re: The world's longest-running airlines

Any thoughts on Avianca? 5 Dec 1919 Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transporte Aereo (SCADTA) 14 Jun 1940 Aerovias del Continente Americano S.A. (Avianca) Someone posted this earlier: Also, while the list mentions Finnair's original name, it does not note that until shortly before WW2 Avianca was known...

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by Etheereal
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unofficial: Qatar Airways to leave One World Alliance
Replies: 176
Views: 12099

Re: Qatar Airways to leave One World Alliance

According to Alex Macheras who is based in Qatar, Qatar Airways is expecting to announce its departure from One World Alliance, as the carrier is facing disrespectful behaviors from American Airlines and Qantas. A final decision is expected in a 2 months time. Source: https://thepointsguy.com/news/...

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by Etheereal
Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 48835

Re: Boeing to roll out 777-9 out of factory on 13 March 2019

Never thought i could ive to see another 777 reveal .. Full Speed Boeing!

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by Etheereal
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates is looking at Etihad, Norwegian and Hong Kong Airlines for Pilots
Replies: 22
Views: 5674

Re: Emirates is looking at Etihad, Norwegian and Hong Kong Airlines for Pilots

I sometimes think EK should do a hard campaign on South America to get a lot of pilots that would love to be there for a lot of money .. then i remember in this part of the continent A is predominant, and as such, they'd have to incur on a lot of training to make them fly their B planes.

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by Etheereal
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Big Bang actress rants about United
Replies: 61
Views: 16301

Re: Big Bang actress rants about United

BC77008 wrote:
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So basically:
1. Her fault
2. Her fault
3. Her fault
4. Her fault
5. Her fault

Alright, thread's over boys.

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by Etheereal
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Solid NYT Article on MCAS and Lion Air Crash
Replies: 75
Views: 10553

Re: Solid NYT Article on MCAS and Lion Air Crash

Revelation: OP made it very clear from the very beginning that he was using NYT article as a reinforcement of his own opinion, so there's that. At least he's being honest that he's just gonna dismiss anything else as it doesnt suit his narrative.

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by Etheereal
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New England Patriots arrival... Delta TOC? video
Replies: 31
Views: 4721

Re: New England Patriots arrival... Delta TOC? video

Let's go Pats!

Also, why were they flying delta? They should of be flying AA.

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by Etheereal
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes non-stop flights to Barcelona in S19
Replies: 16
Views: 2394

Re: Aeromexico resumes non-stop flights to Barcelona in S19

TheLion wrote:
About time. Much prefer a home-based carrier serving this route than the domineering Emirates.

But do you even fly AM metal?

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by Etheereal
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fist-fight erupts on Scoot flight from Australia to SIN - video
Replies: 54
Views: 8657

Re: Fist-fight erupts on Scoot flight from Australia to SIN - video

Bogans. But - we need to have a debate around the question of if airline travel has become too cheap. When people are flying from London to Eastern Europe, or from Queensland to Asia, expressly for drunken weekends, I think we have a problem. I am not just referring to the undesirable social behavi...

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by Etheereal
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size
Replies: 126
Views: 22762

Re: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size

I don't think people that are extremely overweight or with certain disabilities/problems should be alone on flights. People just assume "they are the airlines problem now", which isn't fair. The FA's aren't being paid to wipe someone or take care of your loved ones. FA's are there to serv...

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by Etheereal
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines reporting there numbers
Replies: 6
Views: 667

Re: Airlines reporting there numbers

Im already expecting Doug's excuses.

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by Etheereal
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t AA try a separate low fare operation ?
Replies: 73
Views: 8261

Re: Why didn’t AA try a separate low fare operation ?

Ziyulu wrote:
I guess AA's low fare operation is now called Basic Economy!

Alright, we can mark OP's question as solved now, boys.

Abandon thread.

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by Etheereal
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran
Replies: 75
Views: 18919

Re: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran

Just to clear up any confusion; if the downed 707 is c/n 21128, it was originally 5-8312 IRIAF, more recently EP-SHK of Saha Air, reverted briefly to 5-8312, and most recently flew as EP-CPP 4056051 Are there now any other operational true 707s (besides the K/C-135s)? This depends quite what you me...

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by Etheereal
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran
Replies: 75
Views: 18919

Re: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran

Just to clear up any confusion; if the downed 707 is c/n 21128, it was originally 5-8312 IRIAF, more recently EP-SHK of Saha Air, reverted briefly to 5-8312, and most recently flew as EP-CPP 4056051 Are there now any other operational true 707s (besides the K/C-135s)? This depends quite what you me...

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by Etheereal
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 613859

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

I'm not trying to sound holier-than-thou - but now that the CVR has been found, it should in the very least bring us back down to earth and remember just what happened to the poor souls on board that plane . All the high-octane posts about people eating humble pie for breakfast this morning and the...

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by Etheereal
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 613859

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Thank god they found it, now lets see what the CVR will reveal, and see the faces of B haters.

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by Etheereal
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 613859

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Why is it that people are looking to blame a single point of failure ? Plane crashes very rarely happen because of a single point of failure. The stars have to align in a bad way. There will be more than enough blame in this incident to share around. Emotions and paychecks. But arent the a.net guys...

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by Etheereal
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ripple waves from the implosion of AV Brazil reach AV Argentina
Replies: 5
Views: 2087

Re: Ripple waves from the implosion of AV Brazil reach AV Argentina

marcoantona wrote:
That comes at a surprise! Would they keep their actual ATR’s?

Any news on EZE-GRU? More A320’s?

Pilots’ union will surely have something to say...

Unions cannot do anything if the country allows it, just look what happened @ Colombia.

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by Etheereal
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline denies boarding to a fish
Replies: 102
Views: 12605

Re: Airline denies boarding to a fish

dtw2hyd wrote:
Someday she can thank WN for nudging her to find a real companion, like a human boyfriend.

somebody give this man a badge.

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by Etheereal
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy
Replies: 118
Views: 29698

Re: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy

pipeafcr wrote:
Because of the name confusion, AVH stocks plummeted both in Wall Street and Bogota

Im sure thats no confusion at all.

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by Etheereal
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another PW engined A320 neo has smoke in cabin emergency
Replies: 40
Views: 9052

Re: Another PW engined A320 neo has smoke in cabin emergency

In the last 1 year, their have been atleast 20 instances of neo planes flying on single engines because of PW engine failures. At what point do the regulators take a call that enough is enough and ground the planes? The Indian regulators grounded planes, so what is your point beside FUD?? Ignore him.

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by Etheereal
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320 for JetSmart Argentina delivered today at XFW
Replies: 15
Views: 2062

Re: First A320 for JetSmart Argentina delivered today at XFW

That doesnt look like a 320, specially not the windows on the cockpit.

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by Etheereal
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Releases 777X BBJ; 11,000+ nm Range
Replies: 68
Views: 14478

Re: Boeing Releases 777X BBJ; 11,000+ nm Range

Is there intelligent speculation as to the required runway for the 777X? As long as the -9 is I feel like it's going to need more runway than the 77W. The reason I ask this in this thread is because it could restrict the possible base airports of the private owners of the 777X BBJ to major internat...

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by Etheereal
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil declares bankruptcy
Replies: 118
Views: 29698

Re: Avianca Brasil sinking in debt

So O6 was busy getting the A350 for nothing, since they're pretty much getting their other planes taken back .. heh

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by Etheereal
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL domestic flight cancelled due to overbooking
Replies: 23
Views: 7025

Re: JAL domestic flight cancelled due to overbooking

FatCat wrote:
with a domestic A380 this wouldn't happen! :stirthepot:

The A380 is a fail plane, so i doubt JAL wanted that burden with them :duck:

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by Etheereal
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: close call LH vs AV? ATC Issue??
Replies: 26
Views: 5030

Re: close call LH vs AV? ATC Issue??

The controller was completely inept and overwhelmed at handling the amount of aircraft in her airspace, even in Spanish. She also didn’t even give full hold instructions to any aircraft. It’s been over 20 years since the crash of AA965 in CLO in which ATC failed to query aircraft position due to a ...

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by Etheereal
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'
Replies: 145
Views: 18811

Re: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'

No, POS should get more realistic about their waist size and stop forcing society to accommodate their unhealthy lifestyle choices. If I'm overweight, and I need to get across the country, what the hell should I do? Lose 100lbs overnight? This entire community has lost the freaking plot. What shoul...

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by Etheereal
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR MAX 8 Incident over Northern Argentina last week
Replies: 3
Views: 1880

Re: AR MAX 8 Incident over Northern Argentina last week

Arent those vibrations the same issues the 320neo is/has been experiencing?

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by Etheereal
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 613859

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

An accident, as others have said here, is not by a mere thing, but a chain of errors, mistakes and miscomprehensions that result in deadly or serious consecuences.

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by Etheereal
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA2036 passengers in three-day journey 'hell'
Replies: 75
Views: 17478

Re: BA2036 passengers in three-day journey 'hell'

Why not get them on another flight out of either MCO/JFK to LHR/LGW instead of having to deal with the PR nightmare and eventual lawsuits/complaints? Ah, yes, profits. It'd be very wise to read the entirety of the thread, since that question has been answered several times already. Edit: Also, let ...

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by Etheereal
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 613859

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

Pitot failure is not uncommon. I recall after the AF incident, there were many incidents discussed where pitot tubes on various types had failed and the pilots correctly dealt with the problem. Also of note was the AF crew was experienced but still failed to recognize the problem correctly. So expe...

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by Etheereal
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Describe AA in 3 Words Article
Replies: 117
Views: 13904

Re: Describe AA in 3 Words Article

It is sad that AA is going down hill instead of going for great. This article states that American Airlines asked it's employees to describe the airline in 3 words. https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/american-airlines-asked-its-employees-to-describe-airline-in-3-words-what-resulted-was-sad-sad-sa...

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by Etheereal
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100
Replies: 82
Views: 19903

Re: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100

berari wrote:
Why is the inaugural out on January 31? That's 3 months out, what's the aircraft doing for three months?

Crew training.

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by Etheereal
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA post Q3 2018 earnings
Replies: 101
Views: 17658

Re: AA post Q3 2018 earnings

Two important quesitons: Did they lose money again? Am i still able to claim my free Wine from Doug?

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by Etheereal
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Gropes Female Passenger, Blames Trump
Replies: 48
Views: 5210

Re: Man Gropes Female Passenger, Blames Trump

Blaming Trump for everything .. i wonder who could be behind that.

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by Etheereal
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca increases Bogota – Buenos Aires service from March 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2849

Re: Avianca increases Bogota – Buenos Aires service from March 2019

They are already doing this on SCL, and its tiresome. Then again AV is on a bad spot so i guess the have to do that.

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by Etheereal
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca increases Bogota – Buenos Aires service from March 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2849

Re: Avianca increases Bogota – Buenos Aires service from March 2019

Dear God, can AV please stop shoving 320s in these "long" haul routes please? I dont want to spend 7* hours on a single aisle.

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by Etheereal
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses
Replies: 4
Views: 2309

Re: ATC dies at PLW after tower collapses

An avoidable death..

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by Etheereal
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18634

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

Unfortunately, the search engines for coach only highlight basic economy. Until the airlines start offering a comparison with amenities, the search have become worthless for anyone looking for more than Y- but not business. Sadly, they must put more seats (reduce pitch) as that is what the market d...

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by Etheereal
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 8165

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

Man some people' sense of humour here is sad.. What would you have us do instead? Write poetry of the valiant ramp runner galloping towards his mighty metal steed? Or perhaps we should all just guzzle the haterade (to borrow from another reply) and be blindingly angry to no end? Tell us exactly wha...

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by Etheereal
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 8165

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

Man some people' sense of humour here is sad..

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by Etheereal
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-900 is certified by EASA
Replies: 42
Views: 9495

Re: A330-900 is certified by EASA

So airbus is comparing it to "older gen" 777s? This gonna be good :stirthepot: :stirthepot:

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by Etheereal
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size
Replies: 138
Views: 12471

Re: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size

Is that another challenge to Doug "If you set min pitch size we'll increase airfares too" Parker ?

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by Etheereal
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 12474

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

neomax wrote:
Feel bad for the OP, definitely sounds like he had a rough time at WN. I don’t think anybody would like such a toxic workplace. Glad to hear you left that hellhole dude.

???

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by Etheereal
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 13225

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Of course. Being able to have a great flight experience on an outstanding 77W, and not having to deal with a cramped 346 from iberia? or a hit or mostly miss bad cabin experience on AM? count me in! Maybe u should fly again in those 346...totally different from what it was Iberia is still Iberia. C...

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by Etheereal
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 13225

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 Etheereal
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 13225

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Its a Pity, because I would have changed the Market to Spain forever .... weird enough Turkish just announced Cargo flights to México ... Some things do not add up, but It´s México so anything can happen for no reason at all. Best Regards TRB Of course. Being able to have a great flight experience ...

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by Etheereal
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 239
Views: 19615

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

admanager wrote:
I can hear Southwest in the background saying "Go for it Parker, give your customers another reason to choose Southwest"

Man, i came here to find a post like this. Tyvm.

Also, Ty doug for giving me more reasons to not fly AA again.

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