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by casinterest
Sun May 22, 2005 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Chamber "Repeal Wright Amendment"
Replies: 188
Views: 8208

RE: Dallas Chamber "Repeal Wright Amendment"

Dallas and Denver?

Dallas is 3 times the MSA of Denver.

Dallas will need it long before Denver will. Also Dallas is a much more attractive Hub location.

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by casinterest
Sun May 22, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone
Replies: 51
Views: 6996

RE: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

<i>There is no way <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> could support flights to places like Pensacola, Mobile or Tallahassee. At <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Internati...

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by casinterest
Sun May 22, 2005 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Chamber "Repeal Wright Amendment"
Replies: 188
Views: 8208

RE: Dallas Chamber "Repeal Wright Amendment"

I think the chamber has it right, Allow a phase in over 2 to 5 years. Maybe allow 1 more state a month to connect through <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> for awhile. The state would be set up by the airport commission. Maybe after 2 months they couls have...

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by casinterest
Sun May 22, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone
Replies: 51
Views: 6996

RE: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

Makes sense that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> wouldn't drop St Louis, unless the O&D is really bad. Right now, <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>'s traffic numbers indicate that anyone dropping service is nuts. ...

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by casinterest
Sat May 21, 2005 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US Route Addition/cuts
Replies: 35
Views: 3489

RE: HP/US Route Addition/cuts

Those MSA's still piss me off. How the .... did those guys come up with the Raleigh Durham MSA split? And still keep DFW intact?

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by casinterest
Fri May 20, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US Merger And Southwest
Replies: 33
Views: 5201

RE: HP/US Merger And Southwest

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by casinterest
Fri May 20, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's Official - US Airways / America West To Merge
Replies: 177
Views: 20270

RE: It's Official - US Airways / America West To Merge

(early disclosure---haven't read above posts, going for my first take on this) 1. two companies have just merged. 2. Both are losing money. 3. Combined they have higher costs than Southwest(as stated in one article I read) 4. Have more diversity/costs in thier fleet. 5. Have 4 hubs(not gonna count f...

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by casinterest
Thu May 19, 2005 1:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Just For Fun: Rename US/HP
Replies: 95
Views: 6664

RE: Just For Fun: Rename US/HP

How about "Spruce Goose"  Smile

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by casinterest
Wed May 18, 2005 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grammar / Spelling Peeves
Replies: 65
Views: 3585

RE: Grammar / Spelling Peeves

n e 1 wurreed aboot spelling n grammer is jus wastin Oxygen

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by casinterest
Tue May 17, 2005 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No More Fuel, What Would Happen To The World?
Replies: 34
Views: 3736

RE: No More Fuel, What Would Happen To The World?

Well I remember the pedal plane  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> Serioulsly, When you think about it, other than Nuclear/Earth Gravitational, all of our power comes directly or indirectly from the sun. All of the oil and fuel was produced over millions/billions of ...

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by casinterest
Tue May 17, 2005 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA To Step In And Help Uzbekistan?
Replies: 35
Views: 2691

RE: USA To Step In And Help Uzbekistan?

Nighthawk,
You are telling me that you aren't deeply disturbed that a government would kill HUNDREDS of it's own UNARMED citizen's?

//I think you are making one hell of a giant leap between concern and invasion.

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by casinterest
Tue May 17, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uh Oh, The Koran Is Burned...
Replies: 73
Views: 2812

RE: Uh Oh, The Koran Is Burned...

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by casinterest
Tue May 17, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone
Replies: 51
Views: 6996

RE: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

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by casinterest
Mon May 16, 2005 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone
Replies: 51
Views: 6996

RE: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

RDU -<acronym title="Pensacola - Regional (PNS / KPNS), USA - Florida">PNS</acronym> was interesting, but if <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> ever wants to try to compete with Delta/Airtran in that market, flying through <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KR...

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by casinterest
Wed May 11, 2005 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Seeking West Coast, European Flights
Replies: 65
Views: 6173

RE: RDU Seeking West Coast, European Flights

Indy The "Newer Terminal" and Newer/Longer Runway is the terminal C side on the Northwest. This was <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s hub building built in the mid 80's. Unfortunately it lacks the facilities to handle multiple airlines' O&D traffic. The North end of it is gone ...

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by casinterest
Tue May 10, 2005 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US Update
Replies: 57
Views: 4818

RE: HP/US Update

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by casinterest
Tue May 10, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP/US Update
Replies: 57
Views: 4818

RE: HP/US Update

If this goes through I will have to label the <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> crew as the dumbest MFrs in the world. They would be better off Buying Independence and it's current routes on the east,, than buying the hulk of steaming meadow muffins that is US Airways. There ...

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by casinterest
Tue May 10, 2005 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Seeking West Coast, European Flights
Replies: 65
Views: 6173

RE: RDU Seeking West Coast, European Flights

To hit on a few points from above, <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> is probably not well known outside of the United states, but, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and Duke University probably are. Red Hat, IBM, Nortel, Ci...

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by casinterest
Mon May 09, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Seeking West Coast, European Flights
Replies: 65
Views: 6173

RE: RDU Seeking West Coast, European Flights

I would think frontier or United would go back after the <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> market. For Frontier it would be about having enough planes for the market. A major plus for the Denver routing, is that they can offer a pretty...

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by casinterest
Fri May 06, 2005 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy Of Aviation Enthusiasts.
Replies: 29
Views: 7796

RE: Hypocrisy Of Aviation Enthusiasts.

I don't think it is a hypocricy. I think what you will find throughout the board, are people who cheer for the new/underdog vs the old dog. It's like baseball. THe yankees are good, they have great support and fans. However a lot of people love to hate them. Of course if they were ever to dissapear,...

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by casinterest
Fri May 06, 2005 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLYi Post Q1 Numbers
Replies: 30
Views: 3899

RE: FLYi Post Q1 Numbers

Does anyone know how much of an effect the retirement off all the spare craft in Jan had on the results. It would seem to me that they are in better shape than the cash burn reflects. I know they are still loosing money, but most of them money they lost must have occurred in Jan before they retired ...

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by casinterest
Thu May 05, 2005 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Arpey "consider Closing Love Field"
Replies: 86
Views: 8874

RE: AA's Arpey "consider Closing Love Field"

Closing love field is a Dallas Fort Worth issue. Wright is Federal, and it hinders interstate commerce. end of discussion. As far as wright goes, it needs to go. As to the other mitigating factors such as landing fees,empty gates, bonds and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s mon...

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by casinterest
Thu May 05, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir To Fly PHL To FAY/ILM/OAJ/EWN
Replies: 8
Views: 3549

RE: USAir To Fly PHL To FAY/ILM/OAJ/EWN

ERJ, I am sure you just made an innocent mistake in typing, but the north part of C is already gone.

Either way, ever since they abandoned the plan with doing A first, I was pretty sure they were going for the complete rebuild of C

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by casinterest
Thu May 05, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir To Fly PHL To FAY/ILM/OAJ/EWN
Replies: 8
Views: 3549

RE: USAir To Fly PHL To FAY/ILM/OAJ/EWN

ERJ,
I thought that was always the plan, they are only doing one half at a time due to the needed gate requirements.

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by casinterest
Wed May 04, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?
Replies: 73
Views: 7167

RE: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?

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by casinterest
Wed May 04, 2005 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?
Replies: 73
Views: 7167

RE: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?

lax ... "Several unions have been working under 90-day agreements while negotiating over concessions and pensions. They expire next Tuesday." That would be May 10th. United has not seriously addressed the concerns of their employee base, and have not made a meaningful and sincere attempt to address ...

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by casinterest
Wed May 04, 2005 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ding! You Are Now Free To Fly To Dallas!"
Replies: 81
Views: 12586

RE: Ding! You Are Now Free To Fly To Dallas!"

It is pretty simple issues. <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>'s Stance: 1. Built big airport 2. Just added costly addition 3. Have monopoly on connecting flights through Dallas 4. Need fees for #2 5. Just lost 25% of the capacity when Delta ...

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by casinterest
Tue May 03, 2005 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?
Replies: 73
Views: 7167

RE: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?

I have seen it from another industry in the past 5 years, all this cutting, and the lack of doing the right thing from the onset of bankruptcy leads me to believe that United's management is not up to the task. Hard feelings cause a lot of pain, no matter how hard United's management is running to s...

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by casinterest
Tue May 03, 2005 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?
Replies: 73
Views: 7167

RE: Will UA FA's Strike On May 10th?

For some people this is a damned if you do, damned if you don't situation. All the employees of <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> are reeling from some big choices made by management in regards to the future of the company. However management does not seem to be reciprocating among...

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by casinterest
Tue May 03, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Traffic Takes A Nosedive
Replies: 66
Views: 7661

RE: SWA Traffic Takes A Nosedive

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by casinterest
Tue May 03, 2005 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Traffic Takes A Nosedive
Replies: 66
Views: 7661

RE: SWA Traffic Takes A Nosedive

SWA traffic was down for other reasons in April. Mainly the fact that easter vacations and Spring break were all in March

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by casinterest
Tue May 03, 2005 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Per JP Morgan, FlyI May Not Make It
Replies: 16
Views: 3126

RE: Per JP Morgan, FlyI May Not Make It

Geez,
End of year actually sounds very good.
Amazingly if they can last 2-3 months more they may be in great shape, especially if the United workers strike. A strike at United would guarantee their survival.

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by casinterest
Tue May 03, 2005 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strike Vote At United Airlines
Replies: 141
Views: 10595

RE: Strike Vote At United Airlines

LOOKS like AMFA and the flight attendants are in on the strike vote. <a href ="http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/050502/25739.html?.v=1">AMFA voting for strike</a> Does anyone know how likely it will be for the strike to occur, THe current agreement, imposed by the bankruptcy judge expires May 31. Can United ...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2005 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FL To Add More PHL Service
Replies: 28
Views: 4769

RE: FL To Add More PHL Service

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2005 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380 First Flight Thread Part Deux
Replies: 231
Views: 29466

RE: The A380 First Flight Thread Part Deux

Nice to see it happen. Knew it would fly, but I bet all the designers are feeling relieved. Knowing it should fly and seeing it fly are two different things. Congrats to all on the Airbus team and supporters that made it happen.

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2005 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 : Take Off Confirmed Wednesday At 10:30AM LT
Replies: 239
Views: 27965

RE: A380 : Take Off Confirmed Wednesday At 10:30AM LT

Ok, I won't be awake for it, but I expect plenty of pics and video on A.net for when I wake up. Please  Smile

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rising Fuel Costs And The $100,000 Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 5638

RE: Rising Fuel Costs And The $100,000 Flight

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 27, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Southwest Effect On May 4 - $64 PIT-PHL
Replies: 98
Views: 5468

RE: The Southwest Effect On May 4 - $64 PIT-PHL

The reason the southwest fare of 402 is there, is probably because they sold out all the lower cost baskets, in one of the directions.

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 25, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Starts Third Daily Flight To Washington
Replies: 5
Views: 4848

RE: Air France Starts Third Daily Flight To Washington

Well, this could be the beginning of the summer tourism traffic, and i expect with all the poeple in Europe taking advantage of the Euro to go to the US, there will be a lot of international vactioners on this flight.

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 19, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Airport W/ 777 Service
Replies: 44
Views: 8831

RE: Small Airport W/ 777 Service

Doubt <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> is small in terms of size. On a plus note, I watched the 777 roll out today to <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>. Hell of a sound as it thundered down t...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 19, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Briefly Undermines Efforts To Escape Bk
Replies: 1
Views: 2882

RE: US Airways Briefly Undermines Efforts To Escape Bk

Sorry just saw other thread, this can be deleted.

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 19, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Briefly Undermines Efforts To Escape Bk
Replies: 1
Views: 2882

US Airways Briefly Undermines Efforts To Escape Bk

<a href="http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/11425090.htm">US Airways sells tickets for less than $2 over the weekend</a>. 1. Obviously a computer screwup. 2. They will honor the tickets. How many of these were sold I wonder? //sorry for the subsription site, but the 2 points make...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 19, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A380 Rotation Pic
Replies: 88
Views: 38186

RE: First A380 Rotation Pic

I am going to have to side with the itsa fake club.
There is no evidence in that picture of the Jet Wash that should be pouring out of those engines and causing heat waves in the picture. Also the more I look at the pic of the plane vs the surroundings, the faker it looks.

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 18, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A380 Rotation Pic
Replies: 88
Views: 38186

RE: First A380 Rotation Pic

Wow , is it me? The Camera Angle? The scope of size?
But wow, doesn't it look like the tail has very little margin of error?

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 13, 2005 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Starting STL-VPS
Replies: 28
Views: 4481

RE: AA Starting STL-VPS

NYCFLYER, You call it the redneck riveira, but you have no clue what is there. The beaches of Okaloosa County have a lot of condos, homes and golf courses. Not only is it the home of a military base, but many people have retired to this area. It is an area that can generate a lot of traffic. Guess w...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 13, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Starting STL-VPS
Replies: 28
Views: 4481

RE: AA Starting STL-VPS

American probably got a hefty contract from the military, but if so, I wonder why <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> wasn't on the list due to it's proximity to Fort Bragg, Cherry point, and seymore . I guess <acronym title="American Ai...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 13, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Axes Norfolk
Replies: 46
Views: 4773

RE: Independence Axes Norfolk

ShupPirate,
I was saying they should start philly, read my post again slowly and without a hot head.

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 13, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Axes Norfolk
Replies: 46
Views: 4773

RE: Independence Axes Norfolk

I think Indy should move those flights and station to Philadelphia if they aren't loosing the aircraft. Philly could support the O&D through the system, and provide another valuable destination for indy. Especially since indy has flights to Charlotte and San Francisco as of June 1.

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 07, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Satallite Map Of Airports
Replies: 97
Views: 13993

RE: Satallite Map Of Airports

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 07, 2005 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Satallite Map Of Airports
Replies: 97
Views: 13993

RE: Satallite Map Of Airports

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