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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foul Weather
Replies: 10
Views: 2041

RE: Foul Weather

We just had some really gnarly weather here in <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>. A huge electrical storm directly over <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acron...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Ha763,

was that flight inbound from ITO and diverted to KOA? Just wondering....

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Livery On 777?
Replies: 51
Views: 6090

RE: Best Livery On 777?

Although I wasn't originally a huge fan of it, I do like the new UA c/s on the 777. I think it is rather distinguised looking and befitting of them as they start to emerge from bankruptcy. A fresh new look for them.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline City Ticket Offices
Replies: 15
Views: 4537

RE: Airline City Ticket Offices

There is still a CO CTO here in Honolulu at the Ala Moana Shopping Center. I don't know how busy it is though. They used to share an office with UA.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Employees Only Worth Y Class
Replies: 45
Views: 4798

RE: ATA Employees Only Worth Y Class

Does anyone have any cabin views of the new business class on TZ?

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA To SYD
Replies: 10
Views: 2880

RE: HA To SYD

Ha763, is the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> flight daily? With that flight not picking up pax in <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> anymore, there will no longer be a Star Alliance carrier servicing the <acronym tit...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Girl-overhyped?
Replies: 59
Views: 10997

RE: Singapore Girl-overhyped?

Sq_pilot,

can you verify 22 f/a's on a 744 transpac, 12 for doors and 10 service? I just can't believe an airline would crew 22 f/a's on a 744.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA To SYD
Replies: 10
Views: 2880

RE: HA To SYD

I am a fan of <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> and fly them regularly inter-island as well as transpac. Seems they are branding the domestic F cabin as J for their flights to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wale...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 29, 2004 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Girl-overhyped?
Replies: 59
Views: 10997

RE: Singapore Girl-overhyped?

Greg, A cabin crew of 22 on a 744 transpac? Isn't that kinda ridiculous? An additional 10 just for service reasons? Out of curiousity to you know, by class F-J-Y, what the f/a to pax ratio is? It would be interesting to know this. Where do 22 f/a's sit? I know that some doors have j/seats for two. A...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 28, 2004 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Ha763, What is the routing on JL79? KOA-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-? I didn't know the KOA flight came through <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 28, 2004 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Flt 1 ORD-HNL What Are Some Others
Replies: 30
Views: 4890

RE: UAL Flt 1 ORD-HNL What Are Some Others

UnitedFirst, I am only too glad to see <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> return the <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 28, 2004 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Now Has Web Check-In
Replies: 9
Views: 4571

RE: JetBlue Now Has Web Check-In

Isn't Sun Country primarily a charter operation anyway?

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 28, 2004 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Girl-overhyped?
Replies: 59
Views: 10997

RE: Singapore Girl-overhyped?

While the Singapore Girl may be a slightly overhyper marketing vehicle, are we all forgetting the first and foremost reason why flight attendants are aboard the aircraft we fly? To serve us? NOT. You know that line we all hear during the safety video..."in the unlikely event of an emergency..."? Tha...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 27, 2004 1:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aloha 747-400 - I Like It!
Replies: 18
Views: 15015

RE: Aloha 747-400 - I Like It!

KKMolokai,

How was the AQ DC-10 configured? C and Y? or did they have F as well?

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 27, 2004 9:14 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aloha 747-400 - I Like It!
Replies: 18
Views: 15015

RE: Aloha 747-400 - I Like It!

WOW! I really like it...perhaps <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Looks like Je89_w has done it again! Not only does he continue to get his pics uploaded into the dbase, but others are using his pics in their replies to the threads. I came across one of his pics in this thread: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1415644/" targ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 717 Is The Best 100 Seater!
Replies: 30
Views: 5490

RE: The 717 Is The Best 100 Seater!

I will agree that the 717 is a wonderful aircraft in comparison to the DC-9, which has seen it's better days. I travel inter-island from <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> and given the choice between an <acronym title="Aloha ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Flt 1 ORD-HNL What Are Some Others
Replies: 30
Views: 4890

RE: UAL Flt 1 ORD-HNL What Are Some Others

Cactus...that is a very cool call sign, I agree.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Flt 1 ORD-HNL What Are Some Others
Replies: 30
Views: 4890

RE: UAL Flt 1 ORD-HNL What Are Some Others

BA Concorde used to be Flt 001 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, call sign = Speedbird 1 PanAm Flt #1 operated as a Round the World flight...I ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Flt. 1 Returns, ORD-HNL, What 777 Config.?
Replies: 9
Views: 5026

RE: UA Flt. 1 Returns, ORD-HNL, What 777 Config.?

F9,

The flights are not showing up on the UA electronic timetable yet and I have downloaded the latest version. As soon as I can access it, I think the flights actually start to book this coming Saturday, I will post.

HNLFB

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic VS 601/602
Replies: 19
Views: 6709

RE: Virgin Atlantic VS 601/602

PlaneMad,

I would e-mail someone at Virgin with your concern...who knows it could land you a Premium economy seat or better yet an Upper Class suite.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 26, 2004 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, I agree with you. I think it would be neat to see an <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> 73G in the "Funjets" livery. I think that the Mainland pax would love it...kinda like starting your vacation just while looking at the airplane that is going to take you there. <br><cent...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Flt. 1 Returns, ORD-HNL, What 777 Config.?
Replies: 9
Views: 5026

RE: UA Flt. 1 Returns, ORD-HNL, What 777 Config.?

F9Widebody, Wasn't it you that wrote that really terrific <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> about your <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flight on the 744 in C from <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chance Of Nonreving UA ORD-HNL?
Replies: 6
Views: 3453

RE: Chance Of Nonreving UA ORD-HNL?

FA4UA, I've heard the rumours of how horrible it is to try and non-rev on any carrier to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>. I am a fare paying passenger and almost always hear them asking for volunteers at the gate to give up...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Kalakaua, thanks for the link to the pics of the new <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> Ali'i Club here at <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>. I am not at all impressed with it, although anything is better than...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, I can say this, you have impacted me with this post, as this is the first place I check when I sign on and actually the reason why I stepped up to F Class so that I could post. I look forward to reading the recent replies every time. Clipperhawaii, sorry, I have never seen a timetable from...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Flt. 1 Returns, ORD-HNL, What 777 Config.?
Replies: 9
Views: 5026

UA Flt. 1 Returns, ORD-HNL, What 777 Config.?

UA has announced, and it has been posted in another thread, that they will return flight 1, <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> non-stop...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Rev Rules
Replies: 49
Views: 5220

RE: Non-Rev Rules

I am a paying passenger but have a couple... I once sat next to a f/a in uniform on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> who was dead heading from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hi...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?
Replies: 8
Views: 4718

RE: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?

Jet-lagged, Your reply reminds me of how the airlines do look out for their top flyers, or elites in general. Although your situation did not warrant "unusual operations", I had one similar experience. I was coming back to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHI...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?
Replies: 8
Views: 4718

RE: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?

kewl, thanks for ur reply.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?
Replies: 8
Views: 4718

RE: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?

B747, who are you a top tier with? Just wondering.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clipper Bar In LAS
Replies: 0
Views: 1307

Clipper Bar In LAS

Hey everyone! Aloha from <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>. Just was watching a show on the Travel Channel and they did a little stint on the PAA Clippers. At the end of it, they said there is now a bar themed around the PAA ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, No need to justify the time you spend here or anyplace else for that matter. I think it's great what you have done for <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> with this thread. You have garnered international recognition ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?
Replies: 8
Views: 4718

What's It Like At The Top...top Tier FF's?

I'm just curious...so what's it like to be a top tier <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> with the majors? <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 1K, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Executive Platinum, etc. I was a Premier with <acronym title="United Airl...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Cities To Non-Rev To.
Replies: 59
Views: 20170

RE: Worst Cities To Non-Rev To.

DeltaAgent1,

out of curiousity, what kind of compensation is offered to volunteers who give up their seats? How did u manage all of those people denied boarding? Yikes!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City Pairs With The Worst Passengers
Replies: 113
Views: 11957

RE: City Pairs With The Worst Passengers

Ssides, I wouldn't have minded switching either, but when someone accuses me of being "rude" and I have said or done nothing offensive towards them, then I become defensive. At that point, I wouldn't have moved and would have kindly asked to speak to the service manager. That f/a didn't need to move...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

I flew on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 747, Justin Dart and William A. Patterson. I remember looking out the windows at the gate and seeing the name on the side of the 747. I could hardly wait to get on board. All I could think before boarding was, what a beautiful thing, and ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 24, 2004 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Cities To Non-Rev To.
Replies: 59
Views: 20170

RE: Worst Cities To Non-Rev To.

I am not crew, but I have heard the horror stories about trying to get out of <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>...Someone mentioned getting here is not a problem, it's going back. But if everyone got here, they have to go bac...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 24, 2004 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Returns ORD-HNL Nonstop In June
Replies: 29
Views: 6815

RE: UA Returns ORD-HNL Nonstop In June

This is great news. I was sadden when <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> dropped this route. It is only fitting that they have a non-stop from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> (their WHQ) to <acronym title="Honolulu - Interna...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 23, 2004 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, I didn't know that about the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 747's being named after members of their Board of Directors...you learn something new everyday... Aloha, HNLFB <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym> Kona's didn't last long today  <...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 23, 2004 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Show On Feb. 16- Can't Wait!
Replies: 52
Views: 5641

RE: Concorde Show On Feb. 16- Can't Wait!

Airx,

check the discovery.com website, under Travel Channel for the TV schedule.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Show On Feb. 16- Can't Wait!
Replies: 52
Views: 5641

RE: Concorde Show On Feb. 16- Can't Wait!

Hey everyone! It's on again...this show is airing right now on Travel Channel. I am sure that it will repeat again during the day. If you missed it the first time, don't miss it again. Our very own a.net Mirrrodie is a HUGE star of this documentary. May Speedbird 1 live forever!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commuting To Work
Replies: 7
Views: 1938

RE: Commuting To Work

I used to work for a company and set-up a program here in Hawaii that required me to service this account three times a week on the Outer Islands. For two months straight, I traveled as follows: Mon - <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym> Tue - KOA Wed - LIH Thurs & Frida...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, You beat me to it and yes, I did see it and meant to post it here. You should be proud of the trend you started....I am surprised we haven't seen more "___Rarities" threads being started as I am sure everyone gets their fair share coming through. <acronym title="Honolulu - International / ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Flew 747s DAL-JFK In The Early 70s?
Replies: 20
Views: 4992

RE: Who Flew 747s DAL-JFK In The Early 70s?

Interesting about the 727 crossing the pond....even with a stop in Iceland, I didn't know it had that kind of range. WOW!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 22, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71586

RE: HNL Rarities ...

I was thinking about this and thought this is certainly a rarity now...Anybody remember the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 747-100 "Justin Dart"? It used to be a regular visitor to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 22, 2004 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-LAS In F...who To Fly?
Replies: 12
Views: 3683

RE: BOS-LAS In F...who To Fly?

Ssides, what type of equiptment was this from DFW? did they do dual bridge boarding?

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 22, 2004 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-LAS In F...who To Fly?
Replies: 12
Views: 3683

RE: BOS-LAS In F...who To Fly?

Cory, what kind of equiptment does <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> use for the <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> route? Is ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOS-LAS In F...who To Fly?
Replies: 12
Views: 3683

BOS-LAS In F...who To Fly?

I am planning a trip from <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> in August and want to know who would offer the best F/C service...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large Cities Without A Major Airline Hubbed There
Replies: 45
Views: 4267

RE: Large Cities Without A Major Airline Hubbed There

nope TriJet, that's a negative...I don't even think they serve <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> daily anymore....nothing from the down under flag carriers, <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> and <acronym title=...

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