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by Wednesdayite
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How do you pronounce airport codes?
Replies: 19
Views: 1981

Re: How do you pronounce airport codes?

Spell:
LHR
JFK
SFO
LAX
CDG
EZE
IAD
DIA (yeah, I know it’s not a real code - but so many round here use it).

Pronounce:
DEN
ORD
MAN

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head
Replies: 67
Views: 9476

Re: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head

Excited. Potentially have a conference there in late summer. Looking at the times, Delta will easily be the best option.

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports known by code vs by name
Replies: 23
Views: 1226

Re: Airports known by code vs by name

DEN is still commonly referred to as D-I-A.

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by Wednesdayite
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest & shortest routes in airline networks
Replies: 51
Views: 4040

Re: Longest & shortest routes in airline networks

SCQ83 wrote:
Royal Air Maroc is interesting, because both its shortest and longest route are intercontinental flights

Shortest TNG-GIB: 69 km
Longest CMN-GRU: 7,518 km


I flew GIB-TNG in 1995 when BA flew the route. Still my shortest ever flight!

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by Wednesdayite
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Threat of ban for addressing a low quality post by a moderator
Replies: 33
Views: 5224

Re: Threat of ban for addressing a low quality post by a moderator

Have to say, I welcome A-Net’s policy of deleting rumors that can’t be verified. I help moderate one of the largest U.K. soccer forums and that site has the opposite policy. Rumors are welcomed (it drives traffic and ad revenue). I totally understand why the soccer forum acts the way it does, but it...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12024

Re: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?

Many, many moons have passed, I once took a BA morning flight from JFK into LHR. Worst case of jet lag I've ever had. Left at a great hour, easy flight, landed in London I swear in the middle of the night, wide awake - probably around 10 or 11PM locally, couldn't sleep, wound up having to wake up a...

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 route suggestions by airline
Replies: 30
Views: 2469

Re: Your 2019 route suggestions by airline

KLM: AMS-DEN
EI: DUB-DEN
TK: IST-DEN

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does Santa file a flight plan?
Replies: 8
Views: 1076

Re: Does Santa file a flight plan?

Christ. If there’s no flight plan we’ll see Gatwick closed again when he flies into Crawley.

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 statistics
Replies: 51
Views: 3375

Re: Your 2018 statistics

VERY quiet year for me: Total Airports: 5 Total Flights: 10 Total NM: 10,338 Furthest North: LGA Furthest South: FLL Furthest East: LGA Furthest West: SLC New Countries: 0 New Airports: 1 (MCI) New Airlines: 0 New Types: 1 (ER-175) Shortest Flight: 339 nm (DEN-SLC) Longest Flight: 1,481 nm (DEN-FLL)...

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: USA3000 lives on, at least in the eyes of National Car Rental
Replies: 7
Views: 2001

Re: USA3000 lives on, at least in the eyes of National Car Rental

Not just National.

USA3000 also appears on the Hertz website (drop down when informing a Hertz airport location of your flight #).

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 971
Views: 168965

Re: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations

I would only ask if they are seeking money from EY, why not other investors as they all had a say in the operations? Well there’s specific mention of allegations that EY failed to meet commitments made in an April 2017 letter. The other investors either didn’t make similar commitments, or if they d...

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Announcing Connecting Flight on Arrival
Replies: 33
Views: 3782

Re: Announcing Connecting Flight on Arrival

Certainly not common, but still happens occasionally. Heard connection information this year on a couple of United flights into Denver.

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have retired the 747
Replies: 25
Views: 2162

Re: Airlines that have retired the 747

Northwest - 2007 (although still used for charters until 2009)

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by Wednesdayite
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Next Route Announcement Coming Soon (DEN-FRA)
Replies: 44
Views: 8177

Re: United Next Route Announcement Coming Soon (DEN-FRA)

So will LH now withdraw from DEN-FRA?

Or is there capacity for both *A members to operate this route?

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by Wednesdayite
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest City served by each US mainline carrier
Replies: 7
Views: 1258

Re: Smallest City served by each US mainline carrier

EGE is served by all three mainlines.

Whether EGE is seen as serving Eagle, CO (pop 6,000) or Vail, CO (pop 5,000) it has to be a contender.

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where TK will use 789 and 359
Replies: 61
Views: 8842

Re: Where TK will use 789 and 359

DEN has been courting TK for a long time.

With the extra capacity allowed by both the new IST and an order of 787’s, I thoroughly expect an announcement in the next few months.

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by Wednesdayite
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Forgotten (?) Airlines
Replies: 38
Views: 5018

Re: Forgotten (?) Airlines

Flanker7 wrote:
Dan Air came to mind.


My first ever flight!

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by Wednesdayite
Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 59
Views: 4588

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

Missing: H Q U W X Z AMS; ATL; ATH; AEP; AGP BOM; BWI; BCN; BIO; BOS; BUD; BOG CDG; CTG; CVG; CAY; CGH DEN; DTW; DBV EZE FLL; FCO; FRA GRO; GRU; GIB; GIG H IAD; IAH; IST; IGR; IGU JFK KRK LHR; LGW; LAS; LAX; LGA; LTN MAN; MIA; MCI; MCO; MEM; MSP; MAD; MDE NAP OAK; ORD; ORY PHL; PHX; PLU; POS; PWM; P...

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by Wednesdayite
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 296
Views: 81242

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Booked January DEN-HOU WN 737-8 HOU-DEN WN 737-7 DEN-JAX UA 737-8 February JAX-DEN UA 737-8 March DEN-DTW DL 737-9 DTW-LHR DL 330-2 April LHR-DEN UA 787-8 Planned June DEN-DFW - probably AA DFW-DEN - probably AA July DEN-ORD - probably UA ORD-DEN - probably UA September DEN-CMH - probably UA CMH-DE...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Exit immigration?
Replies: 30
Views: 3503

Re: Why Exit immigration?

In 2006, Polish immigration at Krakow had no issues allowing me in to the country with my 9 year old, well worn (water damaged) UK passport.

But when I tried to leave Poland, the immigration officer didn’t like my passport and initially refused to allow me to exit the country!

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by Wednesdayite
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 6359

Re: Innovations in boarding???

Just had an email from United with a statement that boarding at *some* DEN gates is changing. After the priority groups, they’ll board window seats first, then middle seats, then aisle seats. They claim this will ease congestion. We’ll see. I’m flying tomorrow, but have no idea whether my gate will ...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with funny names
Replies: 24
Views: 2517

Re: Airports with funny names

Barcelona - El Prat

Silly to a juvenile British ear.

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by Wednesdayite
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes you thought were flown by an airline, but are not
Replies: 26
Views: 2326

Re: Routes you thought were flown by an airline, but are not

So the other day I was looking at UA flights from Denver to Oakland. I was really surprised that they didn't fly it and haven't since 2012. I got me thinking what are some other routes that are truly surprising that a carrier doesn't fly. (and I don't mean DTW to the moon) but ones that just you ac...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best hub of the US3
Replies: 27
Views: 3164

Re: Best hub of the US3

DEN and DTW (McNamara).

No other hubs come close.

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by Wednesdayite
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hypothetical: Could AA build PDX into a northwestern US/transpacific hub?
Replies: 24
Views: 2051

Re: Hypothetical: Could AA build PDX into a northwestern US/transpacific hub?

Isn't the population a bit small to justify a hub At PDX Well, it's a lot bigger than Atlanta, and ATL is one of the biggest hubs in the world. It's also roughly the same size as Detroit and Memphis, both of which are also major hubs for different airlines. You don't need a lot of O/D to make a hub...

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served
Replies: 93
Views: 6957

Re: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served

gunnerman wrote:
You could do:
DEN-LHR-MAN (BA)
DEN-ORD-MAN (AA)
DEN-EWR-MAN (UA)
DEN-JFK-MAN (DL/VS).


Pretty sure you can connect between most (if not all) of the “underserved/not served” routes discussed in this thread.

Surely the point is that we want the convenience of direct flights?

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Inbound Int'l Flight Security Questioning - US vs. Foreign Airlines
Replies: 20
Views: 1758

Re: US Inbound Int'l Flight Security Questioning - US vs. Foreign Airlines

Must admit, I thought the enhanced screening and associated questioning applied to passengers flying on all airlines that fly to the USA. Not just U.S. carriers.

Can you share the original DHS press release (or other guidance) that relates to the policy you have raised?

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by Wednesdayite
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Flight Attendant with US Green Card/Permanent Resident
Replies: 12
Views: 4753

Re: New Flight Attendant with US Green Card/Permanent Resident

Just thinking ahead to your citizenship/naturalization application (you indicate you intend to go down that route). When you apply you’ll be asked to record the dates and destinations of EVERY trip you’ve taken outside the U.S. So keep records! I applied for Citizenship in 2005. The requirement at ...

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by Wednesdayite
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Flight Attendant with US Green Card/Permanent Resident
Replies: 12
Views: 4753

Re: New Flight Attendant with US Green Card/Permanent Resident

Just thinking ahead to your citizenship/naturalization application (you indicate you intend to go down that route). When you apply you’ll be asked to record the dates and destinations of EVERY trip you’ve taken outside the U.S. So keep records!

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I'm surprised I never landed at...
Replies: 36
Views: 2080

Re: I'm surprised I never landed at...

DFW and CLT are the only major U.S. airports that I’ve not used.

In the UK, I guess I’m surprised I never used EMA as a kid (given its proximity to Sheffield). We always used MAN or LHR.

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by Wednesdayite
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 787 Window Control by F/As
Replies: 8
Views: 949

Re: 787 Window Control by F/As

I hate the fact that on westbound (daytime) Trans-Atlantic flights, passengers are ordered (and it often is an “order”) by FA to close window blinds. The last thing I want to do is sleep for the majority of a daytime London to Denver flight, and then arrive in Colorado during the evening wide awake....

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by Wednesdayite
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 3749

Re: First Flight and Airline?

Dan Air London

March 1986. I was just shy of my 12th birthday.

MAN-LGW-ATH

727

School trip to Greece

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served
Replies: 93
Views: 6957

Re: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served

DEN-MAN

I get very tired of flying in to LHR and then driving up north.

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA SJC-LHR flights cancelled from June 8 until June 18
Replies: 19
Views: 3325

Re: BA SJC-LHR flights cancelled from June 8 until June 18

Seems to be operated by 787-9 equipment. Possible side effect of the ongoing RR engine issues. Reminds me of how upset the BA crews are that the 747 is being retired. When asked why a crew member would love the oldest widebody in the fleet, the answer was, "Everything just works". It didn...

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by Wednesdayite
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?
Replies: 52
Views: 7621

Re: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?

leghorn wrote:
Ahem. £26 sterling tax on a return ticket.


A bargain compared with walk up rail fares.

Just googled tomorrow. Euston to Lime Street. Cheapest standard single in rush hour is £136.

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by Wednesdayite
Thu May 31, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How far out of the way will people connect?
Replies: 104
Views: 6245

Re: How far out of the way will people connect?

When I was a kid I flew:

Heathrow-Moscow-Bombay-Singapore

Certainly increased the distance but was significantly cheaper than a more direct route.

Also quite the experience as a 14 year old to connect in the former USSR.

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by Wednesdayite
Thu May 31, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How far out of the way will people connect?
Replies: 104
Views: 6245

Re: How far out of the way will people connect?

DalRiada wrote:
Someone posted a few months ago about their friends who travelled from Belfast to Istanbul then backtracked to Havana.


Denver keeps pushing for Turkish.

If it ever happens and the price was right, I might consider DEN-IST-MAN.

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by Wednesdayite
Thu May 03, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you had a chance to fly on any historical aircraft...?
Replies: 72
Views: 5611

Re: If you had a chance to fly on any historical aircraft...?

My real answer would be "any of them", but if I had to narrow it down I think I would pick an early 707 or DC-8 with the original turbojets as opposed to the turbofans that were used later. Runners up would be the Concorde, Comet (If, as someone else mentioned, I could be guaranteed a saf...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?
Replies: 54
Views: 4602

Re: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?

A few miles further north on I-25, Cheyenne is also currently without commercial service.

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?
Replies: 54
Views: 4602

Re: What are some airport that don’t be have commercial air service but could?

Fort Collins/Loveland suffers from proximity to Denver but the airport serves a growing, affluent, population and large universities (CSU and UNC) And could support some commercial flights again.

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Big cities without any airport
Replies: 84
Views: 8490

Re: Big cities without any airport

Leicester UK has no airport. Population over 500K. EMA is less than 20 miles away, and most of that is motorway. I know EMA's closer to Notts and Derby than it is to Leicester, but that's not too bad of a distance. It's as close or closer than many airports are to the cities they allegedly do serve...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Plane Did I Fly?
Replies: 11
Views: 2227

Re: What Plane Did I Fly?

FlightDT wrote:
Wednesdayite wrote:
FlightDT wrote:

BA423 | G-EUPJ | A319
BA185 | G-RAES | 777-200ER
AA100 | N766AN | 777-200ER
BA430 (AA6502) | G-EUPU | A319


What site did you use to find the details of the London - Amsterdam flights (BA423 and BA430)?


http://www.lhr-lgw.co.uk/archive-main-munu.html


Cheers!

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Plane Did I Fly?
Replies: 11
Views: 2227

Re: What Plane Did I Fly?

That site mentioned has no European airports as far as I can see ? I have a lot of flights I am still missing but maybe the nice ones are some you guys can help me with ? Looking for flight type and license number 31 aug 2002 , 10:25, NorthWest 61, Amsterdam - JFK, B747 , 04 sept 2002 , 06:00, NW 0...

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by Wednesdayite
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports/terminals and Flight Crew Spotting
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Re: Airports/terminals and Flight Crew Spotting

Was at the Brooklyn (Bridge) Marriott earlier this week. Lufthansa flight crews seemed to be constantly in the lobby checking in and out.

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3 flights, 4 states in one day
Replies: 28
Views: 1731

Re: 3 flights, 4 states in one day

I've done 4 different time zones in one day! DEN-LAX on Frontier Airlines LAX-ORD on Virgin America (new airline logged) ORD-YYZ on United Airlines This was done to set up flights on the following day: YYZ-JFK on TAM Brazil Airlines (new airline logged) JFK-DEN on jetBlue Airways (new airline logge...

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by Wednesdayite
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Questions about connecting at DEN and SFO this summer
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: Questions about connecting at DEN and SFO this summer

Echo the above 2 comments about DEN.

Enjoy your trip!

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier to start service to Portland, Maine
Replies: 39
Views: 4842

Re: Frontier to start service to Portland, Maine

Delighted at the direct flight from Denver to PWM.

I love the Portland area.

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Strange 5th Freedom Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 3851

Re: Strange 5th Freedom Routes

If anyone wants to fly 5th freedom between Denver and Manchester (Turkish connecting into United’s network here in Denver would work nicely), I would be delighted. No U.S. or British carrier shows interest in the route. Not least because without a direct option, I And many others just fly to Heathro...

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by Wednesdayite
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Surprising comparative distances between airports?
Replies: 42
Views: 2025

Re: Surprising comparative distances between airports?

afterburner wrote:
Chemist wrote:
LAX is closer to LAS than SFO.
A fun side item - the straight-line path from LAX to SEA goes directly over Reno, NV.

Do you realize that Reno is more western than Los Angeles? :)


The British version of this that seems to surprise a lot of people. Edinburgh is further west than Carlisle.

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