Search found 367 matches

  • 1
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
by andersjt
Wed Aug 27, 2003 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Slogans
Replies: 67
Views: 13179

RE: Airline Slogans

A couple more that I haven't seen posted:

Western - "The Only Way to Fly"
Old Frontier - "Discover the New Frontier"

As far as a classy presentation nothing beats Gene Hackman's voice asking us to "Fly the Friendly Skies of United." ("Rhapsody in Blue" background music playing:

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 26, 2003 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Slogans
Replies: 67
Views: 13179

RE: Airline Slogans

In Continental's proud bird days theirs was "We Really Move our Tail for You!"

As far as classics though nothing beats "The Friendly Skies" of United.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 26, 2003 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Do You Avoid?
Replies: 130
Views: 8961

RE: Which Airline Do You Avoid?

Not to dis <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, but I will avoid them. Since 9/11, their security lines seem to be the worst, and the whole open seating concept is a turn off. My few experiences with them have been <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>, pleasant staff, ...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 26, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Turbulence You've Flown In?
Replies: 9
Views: 5863

RE: Worst Turbulence You've Flown In?

Been through a lot of rough rides, especially out of Denver climbing over the Rockies. This happened twice recently, and I was really surprised how violent the bumps were. Both occasions were through wake turbulence caused by aircraft we were following. They were both at high altitudes, we were not ...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Mon Aug 25, 2003 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Airplane Sounds
Replies: 73
Views: 4168

RE: Favorite Airplane Sounds

The sound of the 777 engines, from the front of the plane, at takeoff.

Landing gear being deployed, especially in 747 when you're sitting in front right above forward land gear.

On the 777, the loading of the luggage containers as they slide on the tracks in the belly of the plane.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 22, 2003 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Most In Need Of Livery Change?
Replies: 131
Views: 12295

RE: Airline Most In Need Of Livery Change?

For a fresh start, it might be nice to see UA make a change, just don't change the blue striped tail with UU shield. Its time to cover the "Shuttle by United."

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 22, 2003 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEOPLExpress Questions.
Replies: 6
Views: 2542

RE: PEOPLExpress Questions.

I was an F/A working for Frontier when they were acquired by PeopleExpress. Our union contract prevented us from working PEx flights, but passengers making connections in <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> from PEx flights to <acrony...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 22, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines Have You Flown With?
Replies: 154
Views: 11480

RE: What Airlines Have You Flown With?

In order when first flown <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> - Old Frontier Western Hughes Air West TWA Continental United Eastern Combs (Old Frontier Commuter) Rocky Mountain Delta Skywest (Delta Connection) Mesa (both Continental and United Express) Southwest Great Lakes (United Express) ...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 21, 2003 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At LAX
Replies: 13
Views: 3247

RE: Spotting At LAX

Dispatch: Not much to offer at the airport. Southwest is at Terminal 1, and from that terminal would be some of the best views of takeoff from 24L and R. If you want to be outside, on the sidewalk between Terminals 1 and 2 is a view to Runways 24R and L. The Southwest terminal is the worst for secur...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 21, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was Your Favorite TWA A/c
Replies: 13
Views: 3845

RE: What Was Your Favorite TWA A/c

My first and favorite experience with TWA was on a 707 from <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> to <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ</acronym>. In fact, <acronym title="Albuq...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 21, 2003 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Next Planned Trip/last Trip?
Replies: 119
Views: 4962

RE: Whats Your Next Planned Trip/last Trip?

Last Trip: <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 21, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did You Become An Aviation Nut? Stories?
Replies: 26
Views: 5413

RE: When Did You Become An Aviation Nut? Stories?

For me it started in 1971, the summer between 4th and 5th grade. My younger sister and I were allowed to fly by ourselves to visit an Aunt who lived in New Mexico. It was on Frontier Convair 580's the whole way. The flight went RKS-<acronym title="Laramie - Regional (General Brees Field) (LAR / KLAR...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Wed Aug 20, 2003 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Flown On SEP 11
Replies: 21
Views: 4219

RE: Anyone Flown On SEP 11

Last year on 9/11 I flew <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ</acronym>-<acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD),...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Wed Aug 20, 2003 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nine-Eleven Resolution
Replies: 5
Views: 1459

RE: Nine-Eleven Resolution

On 9/11/2001, if I wanted to fly somewhere, I could not because that choice was taken away from me. I made the resolution that I would fly on every 9/11 after that. Last year, my 9/11 my routing was <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">AB...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Wed Aug 20, 2003 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Logo On Airplanes
Replies: 51
Views: 8304

RE: What Is Your Favourite Logo On Airplanes

Beautiful, classy, recognizable world wide, the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> U U slanted shield on the blue tail: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/257711/L/" target="_b...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Wed Aug 20, 2003 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?
Replies: 5
Views: 3542

RE: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?

As with any fare, with any carrier, so many seats in each fare class are alloted to code share partners for each flight. In your example of <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Female Pilots
Replies: 27
Views: 7649

RE: Female Pilots

Frontier had the first woman placed as a captain with a major airline. Back in 1983, I worked a trip where both the captain and first officer were female, and the 3 flight attendants were male.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Do You Think Of At Certain Airports
Replies: 35
Views: 4371

RE: Plane Do You Think Of At Certain Airports

Denver's Stapleton I think of Frontier's 737's and Convair 580's buzzing around Concourse D. Concourse B had <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s 727's and DC-10's. Concourse A had the Aspen Convairs, and Rocky Mountain Dash 8's. With <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Your Partner Hate To Fly?
Replies: 8
Views: 3031

RE: Does Your Partner Hate To Fly?

For him it is just way to get there and he hates it, yet the only way I get to fly alone is by making up trips to visit family. Of course, when we do travel together, he doesn't mind the first class seats I pay for and being able to wait in the Red Carpet Club, but he doesn't see why I get so excite...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Dual Jetways
Replies: 45
Views: 7691

RE: Airports With Dual Jetways

Inconsistently, I've flown 777's and 747's out of <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> where they did use both jetways. I just wish they woul...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Dual Jetways
Replies: 45
Views: 7691

RE: Airports With Dual Jetways

UA uses them at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>, <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acrony...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened With UA Iadrr?
Replies: 2
Views: 2982

RE: What Happened With UA Iadrr?

I ran into a friend about a year ago who was working at IADRR. He was transferred there when LAXRR closed. I'm not sure if he is still there.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 19, 2003 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 747 Routes From LAX
Replies: 10
Views: 5444

RE: CO 747 Routes From LAX

When <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> was still a hub for <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>, I flew the A-300 a few times from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Mon Aug 18, 2003 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would Be Your Favorite Flight?
Replies: 29
Views: 4468

RE: What Would Be Your Favorite Flight?

Recently, it was <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> and back in the same day. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flight...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Mon Aug 18, 2003 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wich Airport Encounters The Most Bird Stikes?
Replies: 14
Views: 3670

RE: Wich Airport Encounters The Most Bird Stikes?

SLC gets a lot with sea gulls and migratory birds at the Great Salt Lake nearby.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Mon Aug 18, 2003 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Fly Just For Fun?
Replies: 33
Views: 5843

RE: Anyone Fly Just For Fun?

1978, I was a bored Senior in High School with disposable income so one Saturday I headed out to the airport went from RKS to <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> to <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (A...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Mon Aug 18, 2003 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top 5 First Class Cabins
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

RE: Top 5 First Class Cabins

U.S. Carriers -

my vote goes to United's First Suite on their 3-cabin 777's and 747's.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 16, 2003 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Announcement By AA On Aug 15th
Replies: 81
Views: 8614

RE: Announcement By AA On Aug 15th

StevenUhl777 It either is about the ovens, or they are too busy today handling all the system problems caused by the blackout in NYC. They may have delayed any negative announcement until they get through this???? No more hot meals in coach domestically?? How sad  <img src="/discussions/graphic...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 16, 2003 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series
Replies: 38
Views: 5607

RE: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series

For nostalgia reasons - the old 200's that I worked on with Frontier. Concourse D at Stapleton  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/368030/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a hre...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 15, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Seen An Airsicknessbag Used During Flight?
Replies: 49
Views: 5607

RE: Ever Seen An Airsicknessbag Used During Flight?

This is not the most stimulating of topics, but I do have a story to share from back in my days as an F/A with the original Frontier. The worst - Christmas Eve day 1984. I was working a morning flight from <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> to <acr...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliner Miles- Ever Screw Up In Your Favor?
Replies: 6
Views: 2837

RE: Airliner Miles- Ever Screw Up In Your Favor?

Twice with United - 1st - remember when they automatically mailed out certificates when you accrued so many miles? I had just started flying regularly and set up my new mileage plus account. I had forgotten that I had set one up 5 or 6 years before that. United caught on and consolidated the account...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 14, 2003 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New TV AD
Replies: 6
Views: 2903

RE: UA New TV AD

I am anxious to see the ads! Are they using the "Rhapsody in Blue" background music? Tsully is right on when it comes to spending on advertising. We're in an economy where the airlines are fighting to fill planes at discounted fares. Maintaining visibility is important, so that when Mr. and Mrs. Smi...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Wed Aug 13, 2003 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Purpose Of Flights With Aircraft Changes?
Replies: 11
Views: 3346

RE: Purpose Of Flights With Aircraft Changes?

You have to be careful with these "Direct" flights when being credited for FF miles. I have found some systems will credit you for the "direct" mileage even though you had to change planes and flew 2 segments.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 12, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airport, 1975" - The Critics Crash It!
Replies: 30
Views: 9366

RE: "Airport, 1975" - The Critics Crash It!

AMC was running it over the weekend in tandem with "Earthquake." Must have been a Chuck Heston thing. Here's a blast from the past - Karen Black is making the announcements for the descent (before the mid-air collision) into <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SL...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 12, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shuttle By United Still Exists?
Replies: 8
Views: 3387

RE: Shuttle By United Still Exists?

Yes, the "Shuttle" may be gone in name only, but the limited service aspects are now in place systemwide. You will find it on the short haul flights to and from the hubs, especially <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> and <acronym tit...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 09, 2003 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can An Airline Overexpaned
Replies: 11
Views: 2701

RE: Can An Airline Overexpaned

Add to the list the original Braniiff. Most all acquisitions can be over expansions as evidenced by their contracting - <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> of TWA, Pan Am of National, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> of Air Cal, <acronym title="American Airline...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 09, 2003 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confessions Of An Airliner Addict
Replies: 23
Views: 3471

RE: Confessions Of An Airliner Addict

As a kid I remember looking up into the clear winter sky and seeing the jets and their contrails. I would mark down if it was 2, 3, or 4 engines, engine location and determine what type of aircraft it was and the direction. I would then mark the time down, go to my bedroom and pull out all the timet...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 08, 2003 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stapleton Airport
Replies: 6
Views: 2822

RE: Stapleton Airport

At Stapleton, after the original Frontier Airlines stopped operating, a plaque was put up at the entrance to Concourse D dedicating it to Frontier Airlines and its employees. As an ex FL F/A I am interested in knowing what happened to it.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 07, 2003 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Really Small Airport?
Replies: 37
Views: 4783

RE: Favorite Really Small Airport?

RKS is a sentimental favorite (my home town). The new terminal and runways were built to handle 737's brought in by the original Frontier Airlines. They now only get 2 to 3 Great Lakes B1900's on any day. On rare occasions, I have heard stories of jets (727's, 757's, 737's and once a DC-10) landing ...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 07, 2003 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Loses $623M In 2nd Quarter
Replies: 110
Views: 9523

RE: UAL Loses $623M In 2nd Quarter

UAL has issued a Press Release today announcing Record Load Factors in July - some more good news! I'm not ready to "shut the lid on the coffin" for United. Re: the <acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (Closed), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> hub and <acronym title="United Ai...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Denver's Idle Gates Draw Covetous Eyes"
Replies: 41
Views: 4023

RE: "Denver's Idle Gates Draw Covetous Eyes"

Mariner - excuse my use of the word "whining," I should have said "posturing." <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>'s statements are "posturing" for shareholders, and the City. These public statements are in response to private talks that went on months ago between <acronym title="F...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Denver's Idle Gates Draw Covetous Eyes"
Replies: 41
Views: 4023

RE: "Denver's Idle Gates Draw Covetous Eyes"

As far as <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s 8 gates in Concourse A - United holds the lease and has the right to ask for whatever they want. <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> is complaining because they may not want to pay the price that <acronym title="United...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Wed Aug 06, 2003 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Small Airport
Replies: 50
Views: 4699

RE: Favorite Small Airport

The <acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland <acronym title="Rome - Griffiss Airpark (AFB) (RME / KRME), USA - New York">AFB</acronym>) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ</acronym> Sunport is terrific. The southwest/adobe theme is carried throughout and is beautiful. Parking is...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 05, 2003 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline Ad
Replies: 27
Views: 5634

RE: Best Airline Ad

The Frontier ads are right on. I especially like the 2 where Jack the Rabbit is trying to woo "Foxy," the new A-319.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 05, 2003 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Any Airlines Air National Geographic?
Replies: 12
Views: 3602

RE: Do Any Airlines Air National Geographic?

Dittoing AirVB, the United Entertainment Network does include showings of NGC and Discovery, but this is only on flights with PTV's.

To Airmale - F9's new A319's and A318's do have PTV's with 24 channels of DirecTV service, including Discovery.

Jump to post
by andersjt
Tue Aug 05, 2003 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO At DEN
Replies: 13
Views: 3564

RE: CO At DEN

Up until the early 80's, Stapleton was a hub for 4 airlines, Continental, Frontier, United and Western. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Express used the A and B concourses, Continental and Western shared C, and Frontier used...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 02, 2003 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliner Purchases That Look Foolish In Hindsight
Replies: 83
Views: 8728

RE: Airliner Purchases That Look Foolish In Hindsight

Didn't America West have a couple of 747's in the stable?

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 02, 2003 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Loses $623M In 2nd Quarter
Replies: 110
Views: 9523

RE: UAL Loses $623M In 2nd Quarter

StevenUhl777 - thank you for your post - I too was getting down about all the "gloom and doom" posts. The employees, creditors and other stakeholders are all working too hard to avoid Chapter 7. StevenUhl777 is correct, the ILFC and other creditors just aren't in the business to hold unused planes, ...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Sat Aug 02, 2003 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Loses $623M In 2nd Quarter
Replies: 110
Views: 9523

RE: UAL Loses $623M In 2nd Quarter

As the restructuring goes forwared, UAL still has a lot of fixed costs to work through to their emergence from BK. They are be successful in renegotiating aircraft debt and leases, airport leases, and wage contracts, but not all the work is done and they have to stay current on those obligations. I ...

Jump to post
by andersjt
Fri Aug 01, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Celebs And AA
Replies: 45
Views: 4129

RE: Celebs And AA

Cch362 is correct about the contracted discount against published fares. <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> are always stealing studios and other media companies from each other. My celeb spottings: Stood in front of Parker S...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8