Search found 740 matches

by ntspelich
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Charter To PHX / Mon. Nite Football Game Moved
Replies: 9
Views: 3424

RE: AA Charter To PHX / Mon. Nite Football Game Moved

<i>I would think there would be two charters for the two teams. But how are all the ppl in san diego going to get to the game? I dont think they are just going to give all the tixs to ppl who live in Arizona who probably don't even really want to see the game</i> They're not. The game in Tempe has b...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Model At LHR....G-CONC
Replies: 7
Views: 4142

RE: Concorde Model At LHR....G-CONC

Last I heard it was sitting in storage at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. Or, at least parts of it were. <a href="http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?45349" target=_blank>http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?45...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental + Bling-Bling = Disturbing
Replies: 139
Views: 15605

RE: Continental + Bling-Bling = Disturbing

Really, I don't see what the big deal is. I mean, bling-bling is in the Oxoford English Dictionary now.

For those not in the know: Bling-Bling is a reference to elaborate jewelry and clothing and the appreciation of it.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 28, 2003 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 Aircraft Future
Replies: 3
Views: 2782

TWA 800 Aircraft Future

http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/Northeast/10/27/twa.800.ap/index.html

At least something good will hopefully be able to come out of this tragedy.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 28, 2003 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines/Routes Have You Flown?
Replies: 78
Views: 11055

RE: What Airlines/Routes Have You Flown?

AA: <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>-HTV <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Regional Turboprop
Replies: 46
Views: 6970

RE: Favorite Regional Turboprop

Definetly Saab 340's.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Fri Oct 24, 2003 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just In, Congress Votes To Lift Cuba Travel Ban
Replies: 44
Views: 4558

RE: Just In, Congress Votes To Lift Cuba Travel Ban

It's about time.

NS

[Edited 2003-10-23 22:57:08]

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 23, 2003 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This The Most Luxurious Regional Turboprop?
Replies: 13
Views: 4633

RE: Is This The Most Luxurious Regional Turboprop?

If you linked to the picture you'd see that it's an Ilyushin Il-114

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 23, 2003 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Luxury Product For BA/AF After Concorde?
Replies: 7
Views: 3337

RE: What Luxury Product For BA/AF After Concorde?

Easy, either purchase a jet or join a fractional ownership program, such as NetJets. I remember reading once how Warren Buffett was expecting a big growth in business post Concorde. Although the flight time won't be anywhere near the Concordes, the advantages of using airports closer to your home/wo...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 23, 2003 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ** T S A ** Do TheyHave Your Confidence?
Replies: 64
Views: 2667

RE: ** T S A ** Do TheyHave Your Confidence?

I was at <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> last night picking my roommate up from <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>. While I was waiting outside of the security screening are...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 23, 2003 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Airlines Moving Hub To PIT
Replies: 4
Views: 2857

RE: Northern Airlines Moving Hub To PIT

Isn't that Ed Beauvais's other project?

If so, I remember him saying something at the Project ROAM press conference that ROAM is the airline that never took off from SYR.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 23, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Airways Ready To Go.
Replies: 20
Views: 5744

RE: Iraqi Airways Ready To Go.

KL777JFK:

I'd say add DTW to that list. Wishful thinking, but if they were to start a route to anywhere in North America, I'd say it would be there.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Wed Oct 22, 2003 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pending Foreign Government Approval
Replies: 5
Views: 4662

Pending Foreign Government Approval

Usually when you look at and international route maps or new int'l routes are announced, you'll always seen an asterisks followed by "Pending Foreign Government Approval." Does anyone have have any idea as to how often are airlines blocked from starting service to another country? Any routes that we...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Wed Oct 22, 2003 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Aircraft Prices Help Please
Replies: 11
Views: 3121

RE: New Aircraft Prices Help Please

CRJ700's are around $USD 28.5m + going off of what Skywest paid for 30 of them last month.

Sorry that's not much help.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Wed Oct 22, 2003 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA, How Are They? Service, Pitch etc.
Replies: 47
Views: 5342

RE: ATA

Bartond: I too and 6'3 and have found ATA's pitch not too bad in any of the seats on the 738s. Maybe I'm just imagining things, but in my opinion there seems to be a bit more room than in regular economy on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> or US on the <acronym title="Pittsburgh -...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 21, 2003 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smaller US Airports With Airline VIP Clubs
Replies: 8
Views: 3813

RE: Smaller US Airports With Airline VIP Clubs

BUF, ROC and SYR for US.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History/Photos/Status Of JFK Terminals
Replies: 36
Views: 31493

RE: History/Photos/Status Of JFK Terminals

WWG2707: I found it at a local book shop, but also found it on Amazon. <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1568981821/qid=1066649243/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_1/103-6192074-8067829?v=glance&s=books&n=507846" target=_blank>http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1568981821/qid=10666492...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Mon Oct 20, 2003 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History/Photos/Status Of JFK Terminals
Replies: 36
Views: 31493

RE: History/Photos/Status Of JFK Terminals

The other day I picked up a good book on the TWA terminal. A brief introduction of what the architect was thinking when he designed the building, then mainly just a photographic survey of the terminal.
The book's called "The TWA Terminal" by Ezra Stoller if anyone's interested in it.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?
Replies: 38
Views: 6471

RE: What Is Your Favorite Tail Design?

<br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/421606/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/421606/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/0/6/421606.jpg" ALT="Click h...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Sat Oct 18, 2003 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Site....
Replies: 1
Views: 1781

RE: What Is The Site....

http://www.seatguru.com

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Sat Oct 18, 2003 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Allicance LOT 737
Replies: 1
Views: 1856

RE: Star Allicance LOT 737

That's paint, so who knows how long it'll be on there. There's a thread on it here: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1224491/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1224491/</a> I coudn't get the reg from the picture of ...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service
Replies: 10
Views: 3488

RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Yes, ORD-GLA is seasonal.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Sat Oct 18, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service
Replies: 10
Views: 3488

RE: US Adds Seasonal PHL-GLA 762 Service

Intersting choice in my opinion, given that the only other American airlines to serve <acronym title="Glasgow - International (Abbotsinch) (GLA / EGPF), United Kingdom">GLA</acronym> are <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KO...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

The websites where I got the pax totals from also has the average fare prices for those routes.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airbus 323" At SEA Today?
Replies: 8
Views: 8059

RE: "Airbus 323" At SEA Today?

Thanks for the clarification. Youk now how ATC can sound, espicially over the internet at times.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

From the Transportation Indicators Report - November 2002 <a href="http://www.bts.gov/products/transportation_indicators/november_2002/" target=_blank>http://www.bts.gov/products/transportation_indicators/november_2002/</a> This is the most recent set of figures that I could find Most Heavily Travel...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

US A333 <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>: As I posted above, starting at page 15. As it's part of a lecture I'm assuming that these rankings are factual (or at least were correct for the time). http://web.gc.cuny.edu/ees/...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

Whether or not it's two years old, I was just saying that it looks like people will always be arguing over this. So, I gave an example of a past thread to show my point.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airbus 323" At SEA Today?
Replies: 8
Views: 8059

"Airbus 323" At SEA Today?

I was just listening to the <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> ATC feed online and I swore I heard a controller telling Airbus 323 to slow down repeatedly. Any info on why Airbus was flying up to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - Internati...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

It sounds like this will be argued time and time again.

https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/709343/

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

I found it in lecture notes for a Human Geography class from 2001 at the City Univerity of NY.

http://web.gc.cuny.edu/ees/osleeb/EES707/Lecture3.pdf

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Instant Concorde Classic
Replies: 3
Views: 1808

RE: Instant Concorde Classic

Just making the link easier. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/441886/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/441886/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/8/8/441886.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger pho...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs
Replies: 29
Views: 4178

RE: Most Frequently Traveled U.S. City Pairs

What I found said that it's NYC-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. 1. New York – Los Angeles 2. New York – Chicago 3. New York – Boston 4. Honolulu – Kahului 5. New York – Miami 6. New York – Washington, DC 7. Dallas – Houston 8. Los Angeles – ...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprop Vs. Jet
Replies: 36
Views: 12302

RE: Turboprop Vs. Jet

Without a doubt jets have their advantages. However, I enjoy taking a couple of turboprop trips or segments each year. There's just something about the noise of the engines, the smallness of the cabin (at over 6'3" I don't know why I like the smallness of it) and the experience of walking out onto t...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B707 N88ZL Owner?
Replies: 1
Views: 4065

RE: B707 N88ZL Owner?

LOWA LTD 50 ROWES WHARF C/O COTTON PEABODY & ARNOLD LLP BOSTON , <acronym title="Malev (Hungary)">MA</acronym> 02110 Here's the info for Peabody & Arnold: 30 Rowes Wharf Boston, <acronym title="Malev (Hungary)">MA</acronym> 02110 http://www.peabodyarnold.com/home.htm (617) 951-2100 Fax: (617) 951-2125

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Thu Oct 16, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LCC For Pittsburgh
Replies: 35
Views: 4255

RE: New LCC For Pittsburgh

Motech, Maybe its just me, but none of this has the charisma and panache of a SRB involved business. It just seems to me that there'd be a heck of a lot more hoopla surrounding it than a tiny little press conference at a local hotel with two easels and a podium at it. Although, it would be interesti...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Wed Oct 15, 2003 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United OK?
Replies: 39
Views: 3138

RE: Is United OK?

If it's a problem with the website, call their technical support number. From my experience they can usually not only help you with the website issue, but give you fare info.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Wed Oct 15, 2003 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LCC For Pittsburgh
Replies: 35
Views: 4255

RE: New LCC For Pittsburgh

<i>He was working on another airline Northern Airlines...based out of <acronym title="Syracuse - Hancock International (SYR / KSYR), USA - New York">SYR</acronym>...must not have turned out too well.</i> The local news just ran a story on Project Roam, stating that Beauvais told one of their reporte...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Wed Oct 15, 2003 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LCC For Pittsburgh
Replies: 35
Views: 4255

RE: New LCC For Pittsburgh

It will be interesting to see this get off of the ground, especially as what sounds like a hub and spoke LCC. Gate space might be an issue though; from what I just counted, there's only 7 open gates at <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Eagle Flight"
Replies: 3
Views: 2073

RE: "Eagle Flight"

That's correct.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone Love The DC-10?
Replies: 40
Views: 7071

RE: Why Does Everyone Love The DC-10?

Do I love DC-10's? Not really. I don't know they're just not as sexy as a 747. (I guess people on these forums are the only ones that would call a plane sexy.) But, It's an awesome plane, at least to me. Has taken my more places than I could have imagined and let me see a lot more than some kid grow...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Interiors
Replies: 9
Views: 2948

RE: AA Interiors

How long does it take to convert a 757? I know that some planes can be converted to Civil Air Reserve in something between 24-48 hours, but that's a different story all together.

I'm assuming it's at least 5 days or so.

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Pics Of The CI 744 Crash In HKG (94')
Replies: 14
Views: 7115

RE: More Pics Of The CI 744 Crash In HKG (94')

Now that's a crane!

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In The Cold War: North America-USSR Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 15551

RE: In The Cold War: North America-USSR Flights

Targowski: One thing's for certain for PA and everyone else flying into the US<acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>, the demand for people technically fluent in Russian and the ability to rapidly translate to English or whatever other language the flight crew was using must have been high for those...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: King Air Accident: Brutal, Graphic
Replies: 28
Views: 9870

RE: King Air Accident: Brutal, Graphic

Not the prettiest sight, but you do have to admit, the irony of a Ministry of Health aircraft killing something is pretty good. If it had only been a Department of the Interior or equivalent plane....

NS

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digital Camera Use On Airliners
Replies: 33
Views: 5206

RE: Digital Camera Use On Airliners

<i>I don't know about the electronic thing but <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s inflight magazine (American Way) says no cameras can be used in the cabin at anytime. I assume this is some security thing. </i> I haven't seen it as a written policy, but <acronym title="American ...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH-US Partnership Update
Replies: 0
Views: 2120

LH-US Partnership Update

<a href="http://www.usair.com/dividendmiles/lh_announce.htm" target=_blank>http://www.usair.com/dividendmiles/lh_announce.htm</a> Looks like things are speeding up for US's entry into Star Alliance. Previously it had been said that while a memo of understanding was reached with <acronym title="Lufth...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Names Airlines Have Used For Their Fleets
Replies: 53
Views: 5958

RE: Names Airlines Have Used For Their Fleets

<i>KLM has all the City of XXX names for their 744s..not sure about the rest of the fleet</i> Here's the KLM fleet naming system: 737 900 Birds 747-200 SUD world rivers 747-300 aviation pathfinders 747-400 cities of the world 767-300 famous bridges <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 fam...

Jump to post
by ntspelich
Tue Oct 14, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 Of LOT In Star Colors
Replies: 2
Views: 3708

RE: First 737 Of LOT In Star Colors

Thread's already going at:
https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1224491/

NS

Jump to post