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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 23, 2003 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Trans-Atlantic Service
Replies: 21
Views: 3298

RE: AI Trans-Atlantic Service

forgot to include, BA and AA were both around $1400 for the same dates, with UA being around $600.

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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 23, 2003 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Trans-Atlantic Service
Replies: 21
Views: 3298

RE: AI Trans-Atlantic Service

I believe that it was $450 r/t incl taxes.

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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 23, 2003 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Trans-Atlantic Service
Replies: 21
Views: 3298

AI Trans-Atlantic Service

With all of the talk about <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> today, I figured that I'd ask this. Saw a pretty good rate for <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois...

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 22, 2003 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Flight/Holiday Vouchers
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

RE: Virgin Flight/Holiday Vouchers

My experience with these types of vouchers (from other airlines, not <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym>) is that you have to book through them, either on the phone or at a ticket counter. The only time I was able to use one online was with <acronym title="Northwes...

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 22, 2003 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Ad At Pac Bell Park In San Francisco
Replies: 8
Views: 4278

RE: ATA Ad At Pac Bell Park In San Francisco

Here in Pittsburgh, ATA sponsors about every fourth or fifth instant reply on the jumbotron at PNC Park. No permanent singage though.

NS

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 22, 2003 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sports Teams And Charters - Who Flies What?
Replies: 57
Views: 9151

RE: Sports Teams And Charters - Who Flies What?

The Pittsburgh Steelers charter rhrough US. Had the forunate occurance of running into them in the <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> terminal one late Sunday night. Oddly enough, the charter used a regular gate, rather the...

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 22, 2003 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COExpress: EWR-FPO
Replies: 18
Views: 2015

RE: COExpress: EWR-FPO

<i>Thats a hell of a long time on an ERJ, tho i really like them, so i wouldnt mind too much..</i> <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> runs ERJ's <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Pittsburgh - Internat...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Your Partner Hate To Fly?
Replies: 8
Views: 3031

RE: Does Your Partner Hate To Fly?

It's not that my girlfriend doesn't like to fly, it's simply that she grew up in a railroad family, and since Amtrak has always been teetering on the brink of non-existence, she's used to, and was raised to think that, if you're not leaving North America, there's no reason you can't drive. Or, even ...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laker Skytrain
Replies: 9
Views: 2644

RE: Laker Skytrain

For some good info on exactly how Laker and Sir Freddie influenced Virgin and Richard Branson, check out Branson's autobiograph "Losing My Virginity." If it hadn't have been for Sir Freddie, I doubt that Branson would have gone after <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> the way that he did....

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines Have You Flown With?
Replies: 154
Views: 11480

RE: What Airlines Have You Flown With?

I dont' have as impressive of a list:
ATA
AirTran
American
American Eagle
America West
Continental
Delta
Northwest
Northwest Airlink (Mesaba)
United
US Airway
US Airways Express (Air Midwest)
US Airways Express (Shuttle America)

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is TransMeridian?
Replies: 4
Views: 1509

RE: Who Is TransMeridian?

They are a mainly charter airline, based out of <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>. Recently, they started scheduled service from RFD to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acrony...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trying To Figure Out MetroJet Route Map
Replies: 5
Views: 4319

Trying To Figure Out MetroJet Route Map

I was trying to figure out the old MetroJet route system before US canned it by retiring their 732's a couple years back. After doing some searching on the internet, I was unable to find any old timetables or route maps, so I hope someone here could help me out. So far, I've figured out that they fl...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nine-Eleven Resolution
Replies: 5
Views: 1459

RE: Nine-Eleven Resolution

Amen.

Well said, N6376M.

NS

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 21, 2003 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lowest Price You Have Paid For A Revenue Ticket...
Replies: 58
Views: 4510

RE: Lowest Price You Have Paid For A Revenue Ticket...

I got a $39 <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> r/t (after taxes and whatnot) on Vanguard about 4 years ago. Boy, was it worth every penny of it. I...

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 20, 2003 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?
Replies: 5
Views: 3542

RE: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?

THanks to everyone for the clarification

NS

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 20, 2003 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Airtran's Plans For ATL?
Replies: 29
Views: 5512

RE: What Are Airtran's Plans For ATL?

WNfan <i>I too would like to see more point-to-point flights, and that's likely what will happen. <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</...

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 20, 2003 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?
Replies: 5
Views: 3542

RE: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?

Then why such drascit price differences, such as the $1773 for the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>/US <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, if the r...

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 20, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Annouces San Francisco!
Replies: 51
Views: 4252

RE: AirTran Annouces San Francisco!

But what influence do the Ryan Int'l people have, given the poor service that they've provided so far and <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym>'s soon taking delivery of 737's? Wouldn't it be better business sense to add cities based on operating their own a/c, rather than the current Ryan sce...

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 20, 2003 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Airlines Operated 747, 757 And L1011
Replies: 13
Views: 4560

RE: How Many Airlines Operated 747, 757 And L1011

<a href="http://www.ual.com/page/article/0,1360,2490,00.html" target=_blank>http://www.ual.com/page/article/0,1360,2490,00.html</a> This has the history of the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> fleet from 1970-89. Interestingly, they were also using DC-10-30 at the same time also.....

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 20, 2003 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?
Replies: 5
Views: 3542

How Exactly Does Codeshare Pricing Work?

This is one that I've been wondering about for a bit. How exactly does codesahre pricing work? For example: <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX<...

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by ntspelich
Tue Aug 19, 2003 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Logo On Airplanes
Replies: 51
Views: 8304

RE: What Is Your Favourite Logo On Airplanes

This has to be the best one that was ever out there, at least in my opinion. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/344604/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/344604/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/...

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 13, 2003 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digitized Livery Photos? (Part 2)
Replies: 145
Views: 18357

RE: Digitized Livery Photos? (Part 2)

Lan Fan:

Working on it, probably have it done sometime tomorrow if work is slow.

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 13, 2003 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digitized Livery Photos? (Part 2)
Replies: 145
Views: 18357

RE: Digitized Livery Photos? (Part 2)

How about a cargo Vanguard 742? Take this as my comentary on how they treated their pax when they were still operating.



Original copyright/credit as noted on the photo.

NS

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by ntspelich
Wed Aug 13, 2003 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digitized Livery Photos? (Part 2)
Replies: 145
Views: 18357

RE: Digitized Livery Photos? (Part 2)

Had a couple minutes to kill, so here's an Ansett CRJ700.



Original copyright as noted on the picture.

NS

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by ntspelich
Tue Aug 12, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Ever Met Any Rich & Famous People Aboard?
Replies: 92
Views: 11929

RE: Anybody Ever Met Any Rich & Famous People Aboard?

My only run in with anyone of celebrity status would have to be with Sen. Edward Kennedy on a US flight from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> to <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT /...

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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 09, 2003 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Features Would You Like At Airports?
Replies: 37
Views: 5381

RE: What Features Would You Like At Airports?

<i>Gyms...maybe even running tracks -- after a long 10 hour flight, a workout may be great</i> <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> had a gym, located at the front of the airside terminal, right as you go up the escalator fro...

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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 09, 2003 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ghost Of Flight 401
Replies: 31
Views: 31292

RE: Ghost Of Flight 401

Yes, I recall watching a show on either the History Channel or Discover about the Cooper hijacking; at the end of the program they said that because of him tail stairs were eliminated on commercial a/c.

NS

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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 09, 2003 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Features Would You Like At Airports?
Replies: 37
Views: 5381

RE: What Features Would You Like At Airports?

<i>This is what I would like outside of the security area: A movie theater, broadway and video game parlours. </i> I know that the old Greater Pittsburgh International Airport used to have a lot of amenities that you don't seen in most airports today. Included were a doctor's office, hair salon, pho...

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by ntspelich
Sat Aug 09, 2003 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why VS Hasn't Joined Star Alliance?
Replies: 6
Views: 3214

Why VS Hasn't Joined Star Alliance?

Any idea why <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> hasn't joined Star Alliance yet? After all, they are 49% owned by <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, a founding member if I recall correctly, and are cooperating with <acronym title="Bloomington / Norm...

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 08, 2003 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Expansion Project Approved By City
Replies: 16
Views: 3132

RE: ORD Expansion Project Approved By City

Is there still commercial service out of Gary? I knew that PanAm v3.0 was going to Orlando-Sanford for awhile, but thought that they discontinued that service. This makes sense to me, after hearing some of the experiences of friends of mine who had the misfortune of being booked on these flights. Ot...

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 08, 2003 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digitized Livery Photos?
Replies: 243
Views: 24631

RE: Digitized Livery Photos?

Not bad Ntspelich, but looks like a -300 or -400D not a -400 (no winglets)

There were winglets, but i accidently Photoshopped them out. By that time, I was too frustrated go put them back on...  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 08, 2003 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digitized Livery Photos?
Replies: 243
Views: 24631

RE: Digitized Livery Photos?

Figured that I'd take a stab at it.

How about an FL 744?




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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 08, 2003 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Expansion Project Approved By City
Replies: 16
Views: 3132

RE: ORD Expansion Project Approved By City

Wnfan, At least Rockford will finally be returning to having scheduled service again at the end of this month with TransMeridian's flights to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS)...

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by ntspelich
Fri Aug 08, 2003 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Expansion Project Approved By City
Replies: 16
Views: 3132

RE: ORD Expansion Project Approved By City

I agree that <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> needs some upgrades and improvements, but exhuming 1,500 or so bodies seems just a bit extreme to me. <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2003/TRAVEL/08/06/bi.ohare.expansion.ap/index.html" target=_blank>...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 07, 2003 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Biz Or First Class Service?
Replies: 6
Views: 3361

All Biz Or First Class Service?

Does anyone know if there have been any attempts at opperating an all business or first class service (other than Concorde)? For some reason, I recall that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> may have operated a dailys between <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FR...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Travel Questions. Please Help
Replies: 4
Views: 3267

RE: Two Travel Questions. Please Help

As long as you don't somehow wander into Terminal 5 or past the security checkpoints, you shouldn't have to go through security again. As for the baggage, if you're not checking anything, then you shouldn't have to wait in the "Check Everything X-Ray Line," and should be able to go straight to the s...

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by ntspelich
Thu Aug 07, 2003 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Small Airport
Replies: 50
Views: 4699

RE: Favorite Small Airport

I would have to go with PVD. Easy to get in and out of, you're never too far from your gate, and it's nowhere remotely near as much of a pain as Logan.

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by ntspelich
Tue Aug 05, 2003 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Would US Air Go?
Replies: 11
Views: 3381

RE: Where Would US Air Go?

I was thinking <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> since <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is on its way out (for the most part), but then I was thinking that it appears quite a few carriers are at least thinking...

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by ntspelich
Tue Aug 05, 2003 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Weigh Passengers During Check-in?
Replies: 19
Views: 6587

RE: Which Airlines Weigh Passengers During Check-in?

I couldn't tell you which airline it was, but I recall my parents telling me that on their honeymoon in the US Virgin Islands in the late 1970's they were weighed before getting on their connecting flight from <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</...

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by ntspelich
Tue Aug 05, 2003 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Would US Air Go?
Replies: 11
Views: 3381

Where Would US Air Go?

While it appears that the state, Allegheny County Airport Authority and US Air continue to negotiate US Air's leases at both <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> and <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), ...

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