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by manny
Fri Mar 06, 2015 6:04 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Is JET Airways Referred To Incorrectly.....
Replies: 7
Views: 1026

RE: Why Is JET Airways Referred To Incorrectly.....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Leased? I thought it just meant that the p...

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by manny
Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Is JET Airways Referred To Incorrectly.....
Replies: 7
Views: 1026

Why Is JET Airways Referred To Incorrectly.....

....over here at Airliners.net in the Photo Section. Every photo posted for JET Airways refers the airline as JET Airways(Etihad Aiwarys). Is there a precedent for such references. I have never seen Virgin Atlantic referred to as Virgin Atlantic (Singapore Airlines) or now Virgin Atlantic(Delta Airl...

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by manny
Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greece Seeks To Stop Airport Privatization Deal
Replies: 96
Views: 6750

RE: Greece Seeks To Stop Airport Privatization Deal

Privatization is never a substitute for good governance.

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by manny
Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Best Economy Seats, Emirates 777-300ER ARN-CPT
Replies: 33
Views: 53388

RE: Best Economy Seats, Emirates 777-300ER ARN-CPT

I am not too convinced with this <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. It reeks of <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>'s marketing department working overtime to sell their 10 across layout. Who better than a a blogger in his teens with big aspirations...

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by manny
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE Vice Chairman Kicks FA Off Flight - Part 2
Replies: 113
Views: 14002

RE: KE Vice Chairman Kicks FA Off Flight - Part 2

This ignores the larger problem. The <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> here was clearly not performing her duties according to the SOP of the airline. Those procedures are in place for a reason. I commend an executive that care's enough for the airline to notice such small things. ...

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by manny
Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Selling Two 747-400
Replies: 30
Views: 14559

RE: Air India Selling Two 747-400

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Coming from <acronym title="Air India">AI</a...

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by manny
Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/AA Facing Media Backlash After Military Spat
Replies: 113
Views: 15913

RE: US/AA Facing Media Backlash After Military Spat

I wonder where the FA's are always great crowd is on this one. It's just another example of the callous attitude to customer service that's shown by FA's in US based airlines.

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by manny
Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unlucky 777-Who Would Have Imagined?
Replies: 115
Views: 32750

RE: Unlucky 777-Who Would Have Imagined?

"I always like to fly on an airline right after they’ve had a crash. It improves your odds." George Carlin

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by manny
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Best 2014 Airline Liveries Announced
Replies: 53
Views: 16849

RE: World's Best 2014 Airline Liveries Announced

Compared to Swiss and Asiana i would prefer Air India's livery. The new AA livery deserves a special mention as well.

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by manny
Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air India ORD-DEL-MAA
Replies: 18
Views: 13202

RE: Air India ORD-DEL-MAA

Great TR. Looks like AI has an edge over the competition on US routes.

Now they are on Star Alliance i think will get to try them sometime soon.

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by manny
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Train Derails And Sends 3 737 Fuselages Into River
Replies: 265
Views: 64969

RE: Train Derails And Sends 3 737 Fuselages Into River

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Go3Team" class="quote" target="_blank">Go3Team</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i>I see 4 in this picture, 3 of them in the ...

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by manny
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Train Derails And Sends 3 737 Fuselages Into River
Replies: 265
Views: 64969

RE: Train Derails And Sends 3 737 Fuselages Into River

There were 6 fuselages. In one pic i see 5 of them.

The line numbers that i could spot was 5029 and 5032 (in reddit pic which was taken before the accident).

[Edited 2014-07-05 19:48:16]

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by manny
Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA IAH-MUC Launches Today!
Replies: 46
Views: 9699

RE: UA IAH-MUC Launches Today!

Someday UA will remember that its also got a hub in DEN.

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by manny
Sat Apr 19, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines May Soon Advertise Fares Without Taxes
Replies: 294
Views: 19194

RE: Airlines May Soon Advertise Fares Without Taxes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pyrex" class="quote" target="_blank">Pyrex</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i>You want transparency? Let's look at an Europe...

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by manny
Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines May Soon Advertise Fares Without Taxes
Replies: 294
Views: 19194

RE: Airlines May Soon Advertise Fares Without Taxes

Thats lack of transparency. Not sure why so many are for that.

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by manny
Mon Mar 31, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airport In The World?
Replies: 32
Views: 4664

RE: Best Airport In The World?

The new terminal in <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), India">BOM</acronym> is phenomenal. Has to be the best one in Asia right now. In North American <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA ...

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by manny
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Siri "Planes Overhead"
Replies: 40
Views: 40447

RE: Siri "Planes Overhead"

For those who are unable to make it work please verify your location settings and allow Siri access to your location. Then it will work.

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by manny
Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mumbai's Spectacular New T2 + AI 332/77W
Replies: 13
Views: 14118

RE: Mumbai's Spectacular New T2 + AI 332/77W

Wow. Just amazing pics. Great TR.

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by manny
Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23
Replies: 286
Views: 76211

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23

This story has had so many angles and so many weird theories,

The only way this can get more weirder is if the transponders come on and the plane lands safely in Beijing with all passengers aboard not knowing they have disappeared for a week.

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by manny
Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14
Replies: 408
Views: 114816

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14

There are so many theories. I know we will eventually have a fair idea of what happened. Sometimes some of the facts are suppressed to make things not look bad for the airline or the country. The Egypt Air incid7ent comes to mind when Egypt went to town with spending on lobbying to prevent the truth...

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by manny
Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2
Replies: 256
Views: 162530

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2

Again not sure if this is indeed accurate. Vietnamese Navy has confirmed plane crashed into sea.


http://my.news.yahoo.com/mas-aircraf...ssing--says-airline-023820132.html

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by manny
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2
Replies: 256
Views: 162530

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2

Vietnamese authorities have detected the plane's transmitter around 120 nautical miles (138 miles) southwest of Cape Ca Mau (Vietnam's southernmost point), in the middle of the ocean. <a href="http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=vi&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=htt...

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by manny
Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Carry-on Crackdown
Replies: 137
Views: 25236

RE: United Carry-on Crackdown

Its nothing but a money grab. All publicly listed companies have to show growth in revenue and this is United way of increasing revenue and most of this revenue is pure profit. United already derives a hefty portion of its revenue from fees. But i am sure that revenue growth was reaching a point of ...

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by manny
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Pushing For US Preclearance At Doha
Replies: 44
Views: 10422

RE: Qatar Pushing For US Preclearance At Doha

The problem in US is only when there is shutdown of US Govt which happened very recently but does not happen very rarely. Otherwise in US airports its a breeze. All airports i have gone through have been well staffed and you get thru very quickly.

Don't see a reason why it needs to be done.

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by manny
Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air France A330 J Class BLR-CDG-BOM Sep/13
Replies: 21
Views: 36042

RE: Air France A330 J Class BLR-CDG-BOM Sep/13

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> is a good airline once a flight takes off. Problem with Indian flights is most often they are canceled leaving travelers to fend for themselves overnite at <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Ga...

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by manny
Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Downgrades India
Replies: 256
Views: 27448

RE: FAA Downgrades India

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EASTERN747" class="quote" target="_blank">EASTERN747</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>I don't have any reason to visit Ind...

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by manny
Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Jets QB Geno Smith Escorted Out Of LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 11017

RE: NY Jets QB Geno Smith Escorted Out Of LAX

Corporate American never apologizes unless and until they did something very very wrong. This is just egg on the face of all those who started criticizing the player!

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by manny
Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOM Gets Swanky New T2
Replies: 51
Views: 12686

RE: BOM Gets Swanky New T2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTW2HYD" class="quote" target="_blank">DTW2HYD</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Complaints are not about intrusiveness, th...

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by manny
Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Jets QB Geno Smith Escorted Out Of LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 11017

RE: NY Jets QB Geno Smith Escorted Out Of LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/silentbob" class="quote" target="_blank">silentbob</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>People text and make calls all the tim...

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by manny
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOM Gets Swanky New T2
Replies: 51
Views: 12686

RE: BOM Gets Swanky New T2

I am just surprised there are so many people complaining about Security procedures in India. Maybe you all fell in love with TSA and their intrusive measures!

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by manny
Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Jets QB Geno Smith Escorted Out Of LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 11017

RE: NY Jets QB Geno Smith Escorted Out Of LAX

I know I am going to get flamed for this but some <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s are really on a power trip the last decade. Who the hell yanks out someone a headphone off like that. There should have been a criminal complaint filed against the <acronym title="Safair (South Af...

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by manny
Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOM Gets Swanky New T2
Replies: 51
Views: 12686

RE: BOM Gets Swanky New T2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kann123air" class="quote" target="_blank">kann123air</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Hard to believe this stylish terminal ...

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by manny
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Warns FAA Over Air Safety Downgrade
Replies: 66
Views: 19240

RE: India Warns FAA Over Air Safety Downgrade

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA737-823" class="quote" target="_blank">AA737-823</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>If I'm not mistaken, they've already ban...

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by manny
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If They Don’t Allow Us In....EK CEO Threatens (Part 1)
Replies: 253
Views: 44643

If They Don’t Allow Us In....EK CEO Threatens (Part 1)

But what happens if EU grows a backbone and says no capacity dumping in Europe. Where and who will these ME3 carrier fly?

You know threats work both ways. Just saying!

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by manny
Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Qatar Bilateral Talks In Advanced Stages
Replies: 14
Views: 3742

RE: India Qatar Bilateral Talks In Advanced Stages

If you are India why would you even talk. Defies any sense of logic or business sense!

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by manny
Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Pax Finds Worms In His Meal
Replies: 42
Views: 12203

RE: Air India Pax Finds Worms In His Meal

I only prefer needles with my food!

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by manny
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India B787 Fuselage Panel Falls Off Mid Air
Replies: 233
Views: 59554

RE: Air India B787 Fuselage Panel Falls Off Mid Air

This is beyond pathetic.

There are no facts in the article to prove it was AI's doing. But why let the lack of facts get in your biased assumptions and i guess its so easy to be part of the mob. Some people find safety in numbers.

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by manny
Thu Oct 10, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mats01776" class="quote" target="_blank">Mats01776</a> (<a href="#165" class="quote">Reply 165</a>):<br/><i>I stumbled upon this article that is...

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by manny
Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sankaps" class="quote" target="_blank">sankaps</a> (<a href="#129" class="quote">Reply 129</a>):<br/><i>Wise choice, in more ways than one! </i>...

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by manny
Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sankaps" class="quote" target="_blank">sankaps</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i>It relates to the hoary argument "but th...

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by manny
Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf2220" class="quote" target="_blank">qf2220</a> (<a href="#125" class="quote">Reply 125</a>):<br/><i>If there is nothing to hide, an audit shou...

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by manny
Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

So Japan eventually climbs down from its unreasonable demands. Excerpt: Japan allows Air India to fly Dreamliners there "Japan wanted to have a safety talk with the DGCA before giving the nod to an Indian carrier for flying for any new type of aircraft there. However after doing an audit of the DGCA...

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by manny
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sankaps" class="quote" target="_blank">sankaps</a> (<a href="#117" class="quote">Reply 117</a>):<br/><i>Incidentally take a look at this <a href...

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by manny
Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit
Replies: 167
Views: 16137

RE: India Rejects Japan's Request For Safety Audit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i>The inability of <acronym title="Air...

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by manny
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Scheduled Route Was Terminated The Fastest?
Replies: 101
Views: 17236

RE: What Scheduled Route Was Terminated The Fastest?

United's <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> nonstop did not last long. Started as a r...

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by manny
Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)
Replies: 285
Views: 31022

RE: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTWPurserBoy" class="quote" target="_blank">DTWPurserBoy</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i>Mismanagement was a partial ca...

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by manny
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)
Replies: 285
Views: 31022

RE: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ozark1" class="quote" target="_blank">ozark1</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>Oh ok, is that why they have all be in bankr...

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by manny
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)
Replies: 285
Views: 31022

RE: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/brilondon" class="quote" target="_blank">brilondon</a> (<a href="#118" class="quote">Reply 118</a>):<br/><i>Yes, but you have to realize that a ...

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by manny
Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)
Replies: 285
Views: 31022

RE: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>Yes, finally the airlines are making profits m...

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by manny
Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)
Replies: 285
Views: 31022

RE: Decline Of Airline Travel In The US (NYT Article)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ozark1" class="quote" target="_blank">ozark1</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>Yeah, and what are they paying for gas on a ...

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