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by stl07
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route.
Replies: 51
Views: 10944

Re: Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route.

JOYA380B747 wrote:
Why is LAX-JFK not the highest earning route within US?

Competition

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by stl07
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Petition to change Trump Tower address to "725 President Barack H. Obama Avenue" passes 260,000 signatures
Replies: 8
Views: 883

Re: Petition to change Trump Tower address to "725 President Barack H. Obama Avenue" passes 260,000 signatures

This trolling is child's play compared to what Illinois did to Obama. The road in one of the worst parts of metro-east (Illinois suburbs of St. Louis for you non-midwesterners), East St. Louis was renamed to Barack Obama Avenue. Boarded up windows, drug dealers, graffiti, basically all the works can...

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by stl07
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

joeman wrote:
stl07 wrote:
joeman wrote:
and CLE

CLE both (for now) has TATL (suspended but coming back apparently) and lacks an MLS team

Misunderstood at first....thanks

Np! Thanks for being civil when I contradicted your post. You are one of the few on the site

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by stl07
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

A few aviation facts with the announcement of STL getting an MLS team. STL has nonstop flights to 25 of the 27 MLS (and to be MLS) markets. Montreal and Vancouver are the only two that they don't have flights to. Only other city without a TATL flight is Columbus. and CLE CLE both (for now) has TATL...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arkia to launch 2 Israel - India routes
Replies: 12
Views: 3074

Re: Arkia to launch 2 Israel - India routes

ArchGuy1 wrote:
Why is Air India allowed to fly over Arab countries like Saudi Arabia for its India to Israel flights, but not El Al.

Google politics :)

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 61
Views: 7785

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

Wonder if this sw Florida bulk up is to aid sunseekers resort?

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flagged Airlines to Israel
Replies: 60
Views: 7264

Re: US Flagged Airlines to Israel

Ever heard of politics? America is not very popular in large parts of the middle east The distance is long, so market has to be worth it. Morocco is not middle east. point one-not entirely united flew to Kuwait and Bahrain up until very recently and DL flew to DXB a few years ago point two-YES, thi...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

In a shocking turn of events, SY has cancelled and/or suspended MSP beginning in Jan. I wonder whether it was the high frequency of MSP on not one but two other airlines or the fact that nobody wants to go there in the winter, and nobody from there wants to come here in the winter I wouldn’t say sh...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

In a shocking turn of events, SY has cancelled and/or suspended MSP beginning in Jan. I wonder whether it was the high frequency of MSP on not one but two other airlines or the fact that nobody wants to go there in the winter, and nobody from there wants to come here in the winter TPA and RSW start...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

In a shocking turn of events, SY has cancelled and/or suspended MSP beginning in Jan.


I wonder whether it was the high frequency of MSP on not one but two other airlines or the fact that nobody wants to go there in the winter, and nobody from there wants to come here in the winter

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Can we get a dang sky club? They have been expanding existing clubs and adding new cities recently. Delta can want to be the hometown "business" carrier all it wants but it's not getting anywhere against AA without one (as well as significant additions to Florida, the Northeast, and the we...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

gnakra80 wrote:
STLflyer wrote:
Anyone know why the Cardinals charter switched from DAL8890 (which it's been for years) to DAL8884 a couple weeks ago?


Is it a more expensive plane with minimal rewards? If so, it’s on strategy with the team too.

HA

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by stl07
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for a Good News Network?
Replies: 10
Views: 729

Re: Time for a Good News Network?

Honestly find ABC, NPR, and PBS to be good for nonpolitical news or at least mostly unbiased when they are reporting politics. I find local news to be the best regarding positive news. The first part of it talks about all the gang violence and carjackings but the bulk of each broadcast talks about t...

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by stl07
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uncomfirmed Potential Allegiant Announcement
Replies: 5
Views: 1465

Re: Uncomfirmed Potential Allegiant Announcement

^^contour or via if I remember correctly

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by stl07
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IND two new nonstops announcement 8/13
Replies: 23
Views: 4601

Re: IND two new nonstops announcement 8/13

SY or F9 based on the teases

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by stl07
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 10236

Re: Cruise Ship Thread 2019

Awesome. I have yet to get on Norweigian but it looks great. How is it for those of you that have been on? I've only been on Norwegian Epic, but the Freestyle cruising is really liberating. Having sailed with RCCL three times prior to NCL, NCL is definitely onto something with it. Can you explain f...

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by stl07
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1296
Views: 166053

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Frontier just updated their schedule ending both CLE-RDU & CLE-MSP one month earlier than previously scheduled (now October, instead of November). I wonder if they are pulling the plug on these routes, or perhaps just shifting aircraft for the loads of new fall routes starting in October, inclu...

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by stl07
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 10236

Re: Cruise Ship Thread 2019

einsteinboricua wrote:
Norwegian Encore to be floated out at around 0800 CEST on Saturday August 17 (around 2am EDT/11pm PDT (this would still be Aug 16)). Meyer Werft will apparently have a livestream of the event.

Awesome. I have yet to get on Norweigian but it looks great. How is it for those of you that have been on?

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by stl07
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden ill??
Replies: 61
Views: 5879

Re: Joe Biden ill??

You all sound like the people in civil aviation going "I heard AUS is getting a BOM flight because they are both growing cities, and AUS doesn't have a subcontinent flight yet, and the airport director of AUS was recently on the new talking about incentives for a new international flight "...

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by stl07
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I just blocked George Takei on Twitter...
Replies: 16
Views: 1702

Re: I just blocked George Takei on Twitter...

NIKV69 wrote:
I am proud to admit I have been blocked on twitter by Chris Cuomo, Tammy Bruce and the Marlins Man.

What's ur twitter if you don't mind me asking (Im curious what one would have to say to be blocked by those people)

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by stl07
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Jshank83 wrote:
Majestic is renting out space by fedex/UPS and starting 2 cargo flights a day in September.

Who is majestic? I couldn't find a wiki

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by stl07
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Career change - how old?
Replies: 17
Views: 2180

Re: Career change - how old?

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
I know someone in his mid 30s who had a change of career from being a radio DJ to become a pilot.

He's now a captain for AirAsia.

I bed his planes have great boarding music

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by stl07
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Good cities for a start up airline in 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 877

Re: Good cities for a start up airline in 2019

So you’re telling me that an airport in the area of the second most populated city in the US is just a corner of the US? He's means it's quite literally in a corner. So it makes a bad domestic connecting hub because it adds unnecessary distance and time for a lot of connecting itineraries compared ...

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by stl07
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri
Replies: 80
Views: 4564

Re: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

Just heard on CNN he was arrested for terrorist charges and banned for life from Walmart

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by stl07
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One day return international flight from TPA ?
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: One day return international flight from TPA ?

May I ask why you want to do this,

If I were going on a day trip I would drive or fly domestically

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by stl07
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri
Replies: 80
Views: 4564

Re: Copycat in Missouri Walmart

to add, this is why we have the 2nd amendment, to save innocent citizens in a "well-regulated" manner, as stated in the constitution. When guns people actually get training, be it though law enforcement/military or private training, they can work miracles

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by stl07
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri
Replies: 80
Views: 4564

Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

https://www.foxnews.com/us/armed-man-ar ... police-say

Except this time, there was a "good guy with a gun" to stop it.


that "good guy" was a TRAINED officer.
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https://www.foxnews.com/us/armed-man-ar ... police-say

Except this time, there was a "good guy with a gun" to stop it.


that "good guy" was a TRAINED officer.

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by stl07
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Free Upgrades on Delta
Replies: 8
Views: 902

Re: Free Upgrades on Delta

This is the primary reason why I have not switched over from AA. Every single flight, I am guaranteed either PE or MCE (equivalent to comfort), but they upgrade the Explats to F on basically every flight

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by stl07
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Next Summer....
Replies: 25
Views: 2090

Re: What if Next Summer....

Obama simply would not want it - he has far more influence right where he is. How important has the Pillsbury Muffin Man been for Trump? Not Obama's style. it"ll be interesting to see who the Dems pick for the VP spot - it will be someone who can bake the Muffin Man in debates. No better contr...

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by stl07
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

It's a summer seasonal flight and Alaska gets a shed load of tourism in the summer time. And? And what? It was spelled out there very simply. ANC got the service for those reasons. Cool. I never asked why ANC would get a flight. I was only commenting on the fact that people were laughing at suggest...

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by stl07
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Marriott in Mexico City
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Marriott in Mexico City

zona rosa is the LGBT center of the city BUT if that isn't as important to you (you can always uber/metro to it, granted it would not beat staying there) then I would recommend Condesa DF, a Marriott hotel in an upscale yet authentic/lively/walkable part of the city. Polanco is very upscale and a ni...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

http://www.wsiltv.com/story/40885188/veterans-airport-board-recommends-next-air-carrier "MARION (WSIL) -- The Williamson County Airport Authority voted unanimously to recommend that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) award a new contract to Cape Air. The group chose the airline's prop...

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by stl07
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

PhilMcCrackin wrote:
stl07 wrote:
LambertMan wrote:
Two new routes to MUC - not happening.

Well, ANC got a flight. The only city even less likely than STL/PIT/BNA/CLE (ect.)


It's a summer seasonal flight and Alaska gets a shed load of tourism in the summer time.

And?

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by stl07
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

LambertMan wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Lh is making a us announcement tomorrow :stirthepot:

Two new routes to MUC - not happening.

Well, ANC got a flight. The only city even less likely than STL/PIT/BNA/CLE (ect.)

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by stl07
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 99613

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

" Europe, Oceania, supposedly Japan stuff too."

Hmm, those happen to be some of the few places that still have personal IFE screens (on select flights only, of course). Maybe those will be removed, for the "upgraded" seats that feature "posh tablet holders"

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by stl07
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons
Replies: 99
Views: 4506

Re: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons

And suddenly, all the righties have gotten all rilled up over a candidate fox and even many in the left were saying is now mostly forgotten about, playing right into his hands...

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by stl07
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 13269

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

VTKillarney wrote:
bgm wrote:
VTKillarney wrote:
Are you suggesting that all guns be confiscated?


What's your solution?

Mental health treatment.

Would be nice, except congress removed Obama era mental health gun control regulations.

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by stl07
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

LambertMan wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Lh is making a us announcement tomorrow :stirthepot:

Two new routes to MUC - not happening.

Hence the :stirthepot:

:D

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by stl07
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Lh is making a us announcement tomorrow :stirthepot:

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by stl07
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

^^makes sense. STL only is no longer a competitive bid, but adding ord to the southern cities is probably too costly.

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by stl07
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1214
Views: 150246

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

What is this new nonsense of combining Stl and bna. As seen by winning bids, the most successful bids usually have a big city and a smaller city like ATL/BNA or STL/ORD like the bids have been for years.

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by stl07
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Abu Dhabi night layover
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Abu Dhabi night layover

I have a long layover at Abu Dhabi in which I arrive at 7 or 8 pm and don't leave until like 3:30 am. I am in business so I can hang out at the airline club, but I would like to step out and visit the city as I have never been. Some recommendations I have heard that would be good for that time would...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control
Replies: 43
Views: 1981

Re: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control

I summarily dismiss anything Zaharia says. He’s an arrogant CNN leftist. I’d rather waste expenditures on the military than on illegal aliens and their health care that they don’t deserve Now that's an interesting definition of leftism :stirthepot: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaharia_family In al...

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by stl07
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control
Replies: 43
Views: 1981

Re: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control

Every year every unit goes on a spending spree near the end of the fiscal year so that they can ensure they have the same budget next year. Easy solution to that. The next military budget should be based on the average spend of the first 11 months, multiplied by 12 to get a sustainable annual opera...

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by stl07
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct post office
Replies: 16
Views: 852

Re: The correct post office

fr8mech wrote:
...is one that is along the route of where ever I happen to be going if I happen to need a post office.

Fair point, although I have read posts about people going out of their way for a better post office on here

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by stl07
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 9848

Re: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations

texl1649 wrote:
I can’t remember who stated “the best way to become a millionaire owning an airline is to start out as a billionaire” but it is about right.

Richard Branson

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by stl07
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 38371

Re: WN to close EWR

Odd how the moment a few of us offered our OPINION on WN and constructive criticism, we were immediately labeled WN haters. People need to understand that WN also needs to change and adapt to the market, they are not perfect now just because they were the golden standard of aviation when they launch...

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by stl07
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 22
Views: 3071

Re: B6 or WN?

B6 is better if you happen to be in the .5% of the country who actually lives and has a destination to an airport where they fly.

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by stl07
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uber sues NYC over cap
Replies: 34
Views: 2746

Re: Uber sues NYC over cap

I took an uberpool to Flushing, on the way back an NYC cab driver was right outside the mall and I was getting tired so I hopped in, not wanting to wait for an Uber. The cab was extremely clean, modern, and in the end, my bill was less than the Uberpool. I guess they are finally adapting to the market

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