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by trickijedi
Thu Oct 14, 2004 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Economy Plus Across The Ocean?
Replies: 11
Views: 3392

RE: Flying Economy Plus Across The Ocean?

I flew a 16.5 hour flight in E+ 2 years ago <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), Chi...

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by trickijedi
Wed Oct 13, 2004 12:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JL's 722 KUL-SIN
Replies: 3
Views: 5910

RE: JL's 722 KUL-SIN

I still can't believe JAL flies this route... seems like one of those oddball routes. Am quite happy about it though since it could be my only opportunity to fly JAL on this short route since I am a Star Alliance flier.

How was service?

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by trickijedi
Wed Oct 13, 2004 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Aircraft Would You Like To Fly On?
Replies: 27
Views: 8348

RE: Which Aircraft Would You Like To Fly On?

As soon as the A380 hits service, I'd like to give that baby a ride. Big thumbs up

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by trickijedi
Wed Oct 13, 2004 10:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Aircraft Served Your Last Flight?
Replies: 161
Views: 15241

RE: What Aircraft Served Your Last Flight?

UA-TED A319 ORD-MCO-ORD

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by trickijedi
Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 (how Do You Get On And Off)
Replies: 29
Views: 9454

RE: A380 (how Do You Get On And Off)

All I know is that I'd hate to be in Row 96F in the upper deck after a long 18 hour transpacific flight.

"Please get me out of here!" Nuts

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 11, 2004 11:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2005 Aviation Predictions
Replies: 34
Views: 4619

RE: 2005 Aviation Predictions

AA will compete vigorously with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> with <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai...

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?
Replies: 108
Views: 9386

RE: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?

Flyguyclt, I flew <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> heavily from 1986 until about 1996, all international flights with <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Vill...

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?
Replies: 108
Views: 9386

RE: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?

Yes the classics and <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> certainly go hand in hand... that's because for a while <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> flew 747-100's and -200's to that part of the world. I remember in when I was in high school I used to call <acro...

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Residency Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

RE: USA Residency Question

Surely either you or your wife have some relatives who could help you out by having you temporarily using their address as a potential home... at least on paper. The people processing your papers don't have to know your true intentions once the house is sold.

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 31 And Counting....
Replies: 33
Views: 2322

RE: 31 And Counting....

Yeah I remember when I turned 31 last year. I've been in denial ever since.

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?
Replies: 108
Views: 9386

RE: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?

Ktachiya, Don't let Aa777jr's comments bother you too much. This isn't the first thread where he has posted nonsense and has accused someone directly... so don't take it personally. He has come off as someone who is accusatory and bitter... just ignore his comments. Yes, I remember those <acronym ti...

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 10, 2004 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Service On United
Replies: 27
Views: 3557

RE: Service On United

<i>As long as I have a window and Channel 9, I would rather just be left alone.</i> Ditto that! Channel 9 is one of the main reasons I chose <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> over <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> way back when when picking a carrier. Have flown...

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 09, 2004 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers Making $$$
Replies: 23
Views: 2160

RE: US Carriers Making $$$

<i>If <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> was losing billions it wouldn't be in busines</i> Not necessarily true, especially considering that the average operating revenues of major airlines per quarter is around $20+ million and average operating expenses is closer to $30 million,...

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 09, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Photo.
Replies: 25
Views: 6472

RE: A380 Photo.

I can't wait to ride in that baby!

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 09, 2004 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld Named #1, Again
Replies: 21
Views: 3029

RE: Oneworld Named #1, Again

I agree that if <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> wasn't in the mix, I'm sure the results would be slightly skewed. Thanks primarily to <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>, all the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> fans are ...

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Class Booking Codes For UAL
Replies: 8
Views: 4572

RE: First Class Booking Codes For UAL

All Q domestic fares are upgradeable

Sorry I should've made myself clear and mentioned international. I used to purchase M fares all the time for the sole reason of upgrading using miles on UA transpac flights.

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 09, 2004 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just Bought A Ticket On AA
Replies: 8
Views: 2632

RE: Just Bought A Ticket On AA

Alespesl, you can read some of the AA trip reports in the Trip Reports Forum. Most of them get pretty detailed especially re: Pacific service.

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 09, 2004 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Class Booking Codes For UAL
Replies: 8
Views: 4572

RE: First Class Booking Codes For UAL

That appears to be a mistake. Q class fares are discounted economy fares which are not even eligible for mileage upgrades. The lowest available economy class fare where you have enough freedom to move around (ie. refundable, mileage upgrades, etc) is M. Here is a list of <acronym title="United Airli...

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by trickijedi
Thu Oct 07, 2004 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?
Replies: 108
Views: 9386

RE: Why Are There Mean FA's In North America?

Aa777jr, I respectfully think you either have selective reading, haven't been paying attention to the threads (which attack the issue and not the person such as you did) or simply want to pick a fight and make this a US vs Japan thing. Ktachiya's initial query is for US (who have more experience wit...

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by trickijedi
Thu Oct 07, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Airliners.net Top-of-Page Design!
Replies: 162
Views: 16598

RE: New Airliners.net Top-of-Page Design!

Quite a welcome change from the old one. Excellent!

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by trickijedi
Thu Oct 07, 2004 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Top Ten Thread
Replies: 2
Views: 1706

The Top Ten Thread

<b>Top Ten Things That Sound Dirty But In Golf Aren't</b> 10. Damn...my shaft is bent 9. After 18 holes, I can barely walk. 8. You really whacked the hell out of that sucker 7. Look at the size of his putter. 6. Keep your head down and spread your legs a bit more 5. Mind if I join your threesome? 4....

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by trickijedi
Tue Oct 05, 2004 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Upgrade... Worth It?
Replies: 12
Views: 2600

RE: Northwest Upgrade... Worth It?

<i>You should call <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> to find out if you will earn more miles since your flying Biz/1st.</i> Just a note for the future that you only get credited for miles for the class of service for which you booked. So if you booked in economy yet use miles to...

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vagas Hotels With Airport View?
Replies: 16
Views: 3907

RE: Vagas Hotels With Airport View?

The best views that I've found from MGM Grand are from the tall windows in the elevator waiting area.

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes
Replies: 15
Views: 2669

RE: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes

I was under the impression that we were discussing Skyteam <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> programs compared to <i>others.</i> This line did it...<i>With the new entrants coming in to Skyteam, it just sort of made me wonder... Is there any airline that you would consider better or wors...

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Seat Pitch Vs Meal
Replies: 23
Views: 3449

RE: Seat Pitch Vs Meal

Well, being about 6 feet tall I would take seat pitch any day over anything! It's one of the reasons I try to fly C when I can. Although nice, I don't care much for the pre-take off drink, the PTV's, the placemats, etc. I do it for the legroom.

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl Arrivals At US:Document Check At Gate?
Replies: 29
Views: 4311

RE: Intl Arrivals At US:Document Check At Gate?

<i>US citizens are the worst when it comes to filling out their paper work for customs. We do our documentation prior to landing, and at least 10% of US people hand back the paper work and say "Im an American, I dont need them".</i> True indeed. The "I'm an American" cry is ever so common and is a s...

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing Routes From MSP
Replies: 26
Views: 2567

RE: Missing Routes From MSP

I agree that a <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed)...

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 7:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My Design For The Boeing 787 (Beating The A380)
Replies: 18
Views: 5449

RE: My Design For The Boeing 787 (Beating The A380

Interesting that it's a 3-engine aircraft.

Hmmm...

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 7:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Are You Tired Of?
Replies: 67
Views: 7982

RE: What Are You Tired Of?

Rude or impersonal F/A's.

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 7:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Official A Vrs B
Replies: 26
Views: 2043

RE: The Official A Vrs B


NEITHER Smile

Filler
Filler
Filler

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by trickijedi
Mon Oct 04, 2004 6:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best & Worst Airline Website?
Replies: 15
Views: 6262

RE: Best & Worst Airline Website?

It's just one freakin' page!

Try Royal Nepal Airlines http://www.catmando.com/com/rnachold/rnac.htm

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by trickijedi
Sun Oct 03, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cartoon Of The Day
Replies: 15
Views: 2794

RE: Cartoon Of The Day

Hmmm... I see Bankruptcy Air is doing well in the takeover department.

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 02, 2004 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia Oder
Replies: 16
Views: 2300

RE: AirAsia Oder

<i>That hasn't stopped plenty of other airlines from replacing 737s with A320s. If they really are going to order 50+50, then 'commonality' with their existing fleet isn't much of an issue.</i> Yes, however reading the following (below) from their website made me assume that they were going to stick...

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by trickijedi
Sat Oct 02, 2004 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia Oder
Replies: 16
Views: 2300

RE: AirAsia Oder

Well considering all Air Asia flies are 737-300's, I'm pretty sure they would want to keep their fleet uniform.

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Sent An Embarrassing SMS To The Wrong Person?
Replies: 16
Views: 7637

RE: Ever Sent An Embarrassing SMS To The Wrong Person?

Yup! I accidentally mistexted my sister with something that was supposed to be for my girlfriend. Oooops!

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heroism Award Presented To FedEx Employees
Replies: 4
Views: 2436

RE: Heroism Award Presented To FedEx Employees

Did the Crew of the Fed-Ex DC-10 that did the barrel roll get heroism awards. They should have

Yes, I was gonna ask about this as well. I agree, they should have.
http://www.tailstrike.com/070494.htm

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 - Not Heavy?
Replies: 22
Views: 7740

RE: UA 744 - Not Heavy?

You're right, if you are flying on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to an international destination your gate will be in the domestic terminal along with the others. However <acronym ti...

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Spotting Tips.
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

RE: LAX Spotting Tips.

Didn't you already ask this question just last week?

https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1752018/4/

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744 - Not Heavy?
Replies: 22
Views: 7740

RE: UA 744 - Not Heavy?

But.. all passanger to Shanghai had to change planes in SFO anyways.. Weird.

Yes because all passengers continuing to Shanghai would have to board from the International Terminal.

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I Want To Fly In A 747 Or 777
Replies: 13
Views: 7042

RE: I Want To Fly In A 747 Or 777

First off, take a look at <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s schedule from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> using every possible comb...

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by trickijedi
Fri Oct 01, 2004 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 757 - Specific Areas Of Dirt
Replies: 15
Views: 4013

RE: AA 757 - Specific Areas Of Dirt

I've seen dirt that's covered up almost the entire "A" in "American" at JFK.

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 3:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My Travels On KL & SQ (Photos Soon)
Replies: 9
Views: 4988

RE: My Travels On KL & SQ (Photos Soon)

SQNo1,

Try http://www.photobucket.com and link your photos from there.

Nice report and a great way to start off on A.Net! Big thumbs up

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 2:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Pls Notify All Posters When Thread Has Been Moved
Replies: 3
Views: 734

RE: Pls Notify All Posters When Thread Has Been Moved

Well sure I do my best to look for it in other forums as well but I was thinking of it more as a suggestion in terms of convenience. If possible, a courteous email reminder to all posters of the thread rather than just the thread-starter, would be a big help. And also, other than the obvious ones (i...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Cameras
Replies: 35
Views: 7290

RE: Airbus Cameras

Its so cool to see the take off/landing roll then I presume when the gear goes up it switches to the bird's eye view. Pretty cool, too bad the US carriers don't have 'em.

Some US carriers can't even feed their passengers. Insane

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 11:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW Or ORD?
Replies: 13
Views: 3273

RE: DFW Or ORD?

Undoubtedly both airports have their own unique positives and negatives... but one thing they do have in common is that you'll be waiting in the loooong queue for take-off at both fields. If you are flying domestic, then your best bet will probably be <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best & Worst Airline Website?
Replies: 15
Views: 6262

RE: Best & Worst Airline Website?

Any airline website that doesn't allow you to book on-line classifies as a "Worst" to me. Conversely, most legacy websites are pretty good. I don't care much for interactive Flash sites. Give me a fast-loading websitre with pertinent info and the ability to book on-line and I'll be happy. <img ...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Next Flight?
Replies: 201
Views: 17046

RE: What's Your Next Flight?

ORD-<acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">...

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by trickijedi
Thu Sep 30, 2004 11:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: All Your Flight Log
Replies: 7
Views: 7494

RE: All Your Flight Log

UA, <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>, Nov 2001 - I was sitting on the left side of a B727 on final approach to <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA...

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