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by manny
Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:50 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)

Not surprised. I know a lot of people who would rather drive 6-7 hours whereas before they would fly. Even for trips from Denver-Chicago(12-15 hours) i know people with families who prefer to drive. Most of the gripes are about the hassle of traveling like the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA...

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by manny
Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cancels DUS-MIA
Replies: 49
Views: 13155

RE: Lufthansa Cancels DUS-MIA

IIRC the <acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> A/C were coming from the cancellation of the <acronym ti...

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by manny
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $1.2M Missing From JFK-bound Swiss Jet
Replies: 35
Views: 14356

RE: $1.2M Missing From JFK-bound Swiss Jet

If you are transporting 1.2 mill why not just charter a flight! Its safer that way!

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by manny
Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX's Profit Dropped 83.3% In 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 7691

RE: CX's Profit Dropped 83.3% In 2012

They should start charging fees and milk their clients of every lost penny and see the profit grow. Its called the "United Airlines Business Strategy".

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by manny
Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA To Start Allowing Small Pocket Knives Onboard
Replies: 139
Views: 13649

RE: TSA To Start Allowing Small Pocket Knives Onboard

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Maverick623" class="quote" target="_blank">Maverick623</a> (<a href="#85" class="quote">Reply 85</a>):<br/><i>As was said before, their are two ...

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by manny
Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Delays Flight So Pax Can See Dying Mother
Replies: 56
Views: 15242

RE: UAL Delays Flight So Pax Can See Dying Mother

I wonder how other passengers on that flight felt. What if one of those delayed passengers missed out on paying last respects to a parent.

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by manny
Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA To Start Allowing Small Pocket Knives Onboard
Replies: 139
Views: 13649

RE: TSA To Start Allowing Small Pocket Knives Onboard

This is the most brain dead move i have ever heard of. You allow small knives which are the like the box cutters used by those cowards.

But breast milk is still a danger!

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by manny
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Of The Boeing 777-300ER
Replies: 74
Views: 25842

RE: 10 Years Of The Boeing 777-300ER

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/factsonly" class="quote" target="_blank">factsonly</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>So....let us celebrate with 10 beauties:...

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by manny
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Of The Boeing 777-300ER
Replies: 74
Views: 25842

RE: 10 Years Of The Boeing 777-300ER

Its been so successful that it made its competitor obsolete. Congrats to Boeing.

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by manny
Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 744 Retired With Over 120.000 Hours
Replies: 140
Views: 38226

RE: LH 744 Retired With Over 120.000 Hours

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Speedbird741" class="quote" target="_blank">Speedbird741</a> (<a href="#98" class="quote">Reply 98</a>):<br/><i>manny</i></font></td></tr></tabl...

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by manny
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Chairman : 100% Reliance On Boeing "Abnormal"
Replies: 94
Views: 23706

RE: JAL Chairman : 100% Reliance On Boeing "Abnormal"

What most people forget are even thought the 787 has had some problems its still way ahead of the competition and it will take some time for the competition to get even close. Every new type of a/c has some teething issues. The 787 has had a few more than anticipated but in time they will be resolve...

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by manny
Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Enhancing US Transcon Product
Replies: 120
Views: 18963

RE: DL Enhancing US Transcon Product

From what i see <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is just getting to 90% of what major European carriers offer. So no big deal. Its like you take away a lot and then offer some back after almost half a decade. On another note i do not see the benefit of offering newspapers in this ...

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by manny
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Booted Off A UA Flight For Taking A Photo
Replies: 269
Views: 36831

RE: Booted Off A UA Flight For Taking A Photo

Its unfortunate that a stupid FA on a power trip ended up ruining this person's journey. Just unacceptable. Such FA's who defy common sense have no job on getting to board an A/C!

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by manny
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Armed Robbery On LX789 @ BRU Airport
Replies: 76
Views: 22073

RE: Armed Robbery On LX789 @ BRU Airport

This points to a much bigger question. How safe is the airport at keeping harmful people who might want to take over an A/C instead of just some shining stones. That is a MUCH bigger security threat. These robbers had the pilot and co-pilot at gunpoint. What if they just wanted them to fly an A/C to...

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by manny
Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Launches New 458-Seater 77W
Replies: 227
Views: 50238

RE: Air Canada Launches New 458-Seater 77W

The 10 abreast seating is only a problem for people on aviation forums. The general public does not notice these things. They might not even know what A/C type they are traveling on. As long as they can get into their seats they are just fine. If people are ever swayed away from an airline mostly it...

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by manny
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Lufthansa Widebodys Now Have Avod In Y
Replies: 36
Views: 10676

RE: All Lufthansa Widebodys Now Have Avod In Y

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/klwright69" class="quote" target="_blank">klwright69</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Nice. I just flew an <acronym title=...

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by manny
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 744 Retired With Over 120.000 Hours
Replies: 140
Views: 38226

RE: LH 744 Retired With Over 120.000 Hours

I have flown D-ABVC twice. Once in 2002 and once as recently as November 2012. In 2002 i remember it had a beautiful cabin although no IFE. But on the lats flight the cabin looked tired, there were no PTV's and had the old economy seats. The carpets were showing some sign of wear. And on landing in ...

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by manny
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PK Flight Diverted By Pilot To Drop-off Daughter?
Replies: 15
Views: 12789

RE: PK Flight Diverted By Pilot To Drop-off Daughter?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Its passengers who are being quoted</i></font>...

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by manny
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Flight Attendants Nearly Arrested In CHI
Replies: 17
Views: 18336

RE: Air India Flight Attendants Nearly Arrested In CHI

This just sounds like a half baked report that tries to show <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> in a negative light. I won't be surprised if some years down the road we find out it was Etihad or Emirates manipulating the press to make <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> look bad. Anyways ti...

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by manny
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Insider: Most Dangerous Airlines
Replies: 72
Views: 33500

RE: Business Insider: Most Dangerous Airlines

I would say anyone who posts on this site would have come up with a more accurate list.

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by manny
Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: New AA Livery Today! Part 2
Replies: 281
Views: 39590

RE: OFFICIAL: New AA Livery Today! Part 2

I love the new AA livery. Its a huge upgrade over their current livery.

Interiors on the 77W's in J cabin look great as well. Although the color scheme inside should be called "50 shades of Grey"

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by manny
Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Going To Tokyo... Alitalia 777-200ER, MXP-NRT
Replies: 31
Views: 26199

RE: Going To Tokyo... Alitalia 777-200ER, MXP-NRT

Loved it. great TR. Thanks for the awesome effort.

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by manny
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI "Concerned" About The 787
Replies: 17
Views: 13162

RE: AI "Concerned" About The 787

The <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> bashers seem to in fine form for some. But how many actually read the article. The country is different from the airline. Now a country has every right to be concerned. With the frequency and type of issues 787 has had so far if it were being manufactured ...

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by manny
Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snake On The Wing Of QF Flight
Replies: 46
Views: 28424

RE: Snake On The Wing Of QF Flight

Who says Hollywood movies do not depict reality!

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by manny
Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LH So Strong In India?
Replies: 67
Views: 20193

RE: Why Is LH So Strong In 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/LH422" class="quote" target="_blank">LH422</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>The last Lufthansa widebody without PTVs, D-AB...

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by manny
Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LH So Strong In India?
Replies: 67
Views: 20193

RE: Why Is LH So Strong In India?

Based on my experience <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> was the first airline to seriously position itself for the India US market. I talking from ay back in the mid 90's. So they marketed themselves aggressively in Indian market, at times played nice to <acronym title="Air India">A...

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by manny
Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk Passenger Tied Up With Tape (Pic)
Replies: 143
Views: 37631

RE: Drunk Passenger Tied Up With Tape (Pic)

Maybe he even enjoyed it.

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by manny
Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXdude1023" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXdude1023</a> (<a href="#106" class="quote">Reply 106</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> :face...

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by manny
Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXdude1023" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXdude1023</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i>Are you defending <acronym title="...

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by manny
Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#98" class="quote">Reply 98</a>):<br/><i>Here is what I have experienced, As a travel...

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by manny
Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway
Replies: 254
Views: 90170

RE: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway

Here is Youtube footage of Moscow plane crash:

http://youtu.be/In607kR4HpQ

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by manny
Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LFutia" class="quote" target="_blank">LFutia</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i>I always worked the Delhi flight for gate ch...

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by manny
Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/9w748capt" class="quote" target="_blank">9w748capt</a> (<a href="#90" class="quote">Reply 90</a>):<br/><i>That's basically what all of us have d...

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by manny
Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AAIL86" class="quote" target="_blank">AAIL86</a> (<a href="#87" class="quote">Reply 87</a>):<br/><i>I've got a great idea ... maybe <acronym tit...

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by manny
Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IrishAyes" class="quote" target="_blank">IrishAyes</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i>For as many markets as <acronym title=...

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by manny
Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jonathanxxxx" class="quote" target="_blank">jonathanxxxx</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i>If you want to change it to "the...

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by manny
Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXdude1023" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXdude1023</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table b...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/9w748capt" class="quote" target="_blank">9w748capt</a> (<a href="#69" class="quote">Reply 69</a>):<br/><i> fact is <acronym title="American Airl...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXdude1023" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXdude1023</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> To a wh...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA94" class="quote" target="_blank">AA94</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>You can't possibly be serious. I think that all ...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXdude1023" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXdude1023</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>Average paid fare. <acronym title=...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IrishAyes" class="quote" target="_blank">IrishAyes</a> (<a href="#56" class="quote">Reply 56</a>):<br/><i>Fine. Suit yourself and believe what y...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA<...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/9w748capt" class="quote" target="_blank">9w748capt</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i>Right back atcha. Which is why despite...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LFutia" class="quote" target="_blank">LFutia</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Does it matter much? If I say yes to being I...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IrishAyes" class="quote" target="_blank">IrishAyes</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Not off tangent at all. I believe you ...

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by manny
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IrishAyes" class="quote" target="_blank">IrishAyes</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym...

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by manny
Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/9w748capt" class="quote" target="_blank">9w748capt</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>I'd suggest you read up a little bit a...

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by manny
Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LFutia" class="quote" target="_blank">LFutia</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>Have you ever flown Air India? Everything ab...

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by manny
Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To DEL?
Replies: 111
Views: 13208

RE: AA To DEL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LFutia" class="quote" target="_blank">LFutia</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>no need to do a search, its Air India's chea...

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