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by flynavy
Sun Aug 18, 2002 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMC Ticket Counters?
Replies: 10
Views: 2522

RE: AMC Ticket Counters?

Additionally, Naval Station Norfolk has a passenger terminal complete with jetways (three, if memory serves). For more information on "space-available" travel, visit <a href="http://www.military.com/Travel/SpaceATravel/0,11886,57,00.htm" target=_blank>http://www.military.com/Travel/SpaceATravel/0,11...

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by flynavy
Sun Aug 18, 2002 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non Aviation Movies That Had A Aviation Scene
Replies: 103
Views: 14012

RE: Non Aviation Movies That Had A Aviation Scene

Passenger 57 featured an "Atlantic International" L1011. I believe it was an ex-LTU aircraft, as the majority of its fuselage was painted red. A lot of the movie was filmed in the Orlando area and at MCO. Wesley Snipes was one of the actors.

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 17, 2002 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vanishing Of L1011s
Replies: 23
Views: 1754

TZ L1011 Sched. Svc.

Yes, there is scheduled TZ L1011 service. To the best of my knowledge, the route (IND-MCO-SJU, flight 433) operates once daily, seven days per week. The ATA schedule has the equipment type listed as a 753, however it actually operates with an L1011. I can confirm this, as ever time I see flight 433 ...

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 17, 2002 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting Bonanza At Mco!
Replies: 3
Views: 2229

RE: Spotting Bonanza At Mco!

DRW:

Yeah, the Kingdom Holding machines have been there for almost two weeks now. There were actually more than one ex-AA 727, but the second left days ago.

Later,
Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 15, 2002 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No NWA 767s?
Replies: 4
Views: 1538

RE: Why No NWA 767s?

Because the DC-10 already fills that role and new aircraft have already been selected to replace them, including the 757-300 and the A330-300.

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 15, 2002 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deregulation Summary (help)
Replies: 1
Views: 1166

Deregulation Summary (help)

I have done my own fair share of research on the deregulation of the airlines in the 1970's, however I would like to hear the events summarized from your well-informed perspective. What took place, why did it take place, how did it take place, etc. I appreciate any <b>logical and relevant</b> respon...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 15, 2002 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Shortest Flight Ever Flown?
Replies: 71
Views: 5097

RE: What Is Your Shortest Flight Ever Flown?

ATL-BHM on a 757-200 and 727-200. Total flight time was less than 30 minutes.

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 14, 2002 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL Express To Phase Out 737-200 By Late 2003
Replies: 54
Views: 5903

RE: DAL Express To Phase Out 737-200 By Late 2003

Srbmod: You question the 757 in a low-fare environment, even though the machine does, in fact, have the lowest seat-per-mile cost currently on the market, as mentioned above. What is your basis for your questioning the machine? <font size=-2>I'd hate to change the course of this discussion, but what...

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 14, 2002 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Production Development (-100, -200)
Replies: 2
Views: 7974

Airbus A320 Production Development (-100, -200)

Besides the lack of winglets, what are the differences between the A320-100 and A320-200 series? The question also could be phrased as <i>What other changes were made to the -200 following the -100 series?</i> Also, what differences (if any) would an A320 built in the late 1980's have over a machine...

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 14, 2002 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL Express To Phase Out 737-200 By Late 2003
Replies: 54
Views: 5903

RE: DAL Express To Phase Out 737-200 By Late 2003

Bucky707: Killing DL at MCO? Perhaps the Express operation is in jeopardy, but surly not all of DL's operations here. Care to elaborate? I figured Delta made this move because of Express' increasing popularity and a desire to reduce per-mile costs of seats (which you did mention). But the low-fare c...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 13, 2002 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Speed Limits
Replies: 43
Views: 6645

RE: Speed Limits

We have one interstate highway (I-4) which connects Daytona Beach, Orlando, and Tampa. Orlando rush-hour traffic can oftentimes be horrendous. The speed-limit on I-4 in metro-Orlando ranges anywhere from 50-70 mph. Most of Orlando's major highways are toll-roads, operated by the Greater Orlando Expr...

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by flynavy
Sun Aug 11, 2002 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways' New Fare Structure Expansion
Replies: 2
Views: 5369

British Airways' New Fare Structure Expansion

The following article was recently published in the New York Times, and I thought I would share it here. As some of you may already know, in addition to reducing its fleet size and cutting 10,000 jobs, British Airways has recently introduced a new fare structure. First introduced in April, the new f...

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 09, 2002 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Type Of Plane Does UA Cargo Fly?
Replies: 7
Views: 4305

RE: What Type Of Plane Does UA Cargo Fly?

Since when did United Airlines operate the MD11? Perhaps you meant American Airlines.

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 08, 2002 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does DL Run 12 Daily Widebody Flights ATL-MCO?
Replies: 13
Views: 4349

RE: Why Does DL Run 12 Daily Widebody Flights ATL-MCO?

I have flown the MCO-ATL run many times. In addition to the high demand on the inbound flights from ATL, some of the MCO-ATL widebodies continue on to Europe. I took a 777-200 (MCO-ATL) in early 2001. We arrived in Atlanta at a gate in the international arrivals area. The passengers not continuing o...

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 07, 2002 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS 757 Engines
Replies: 20
Views: 4349

RE: UPS 757 Engines

Dash 80: Yes, UPS does operate both RR and PW-powered 757's. There are a mix of the two based at MCO (as well as an A300). As for the reason for the mix of powerplants on the 757's, I can only speculate, as I am not informed on the matter. Perhaps someone else can further help you. Later, Chris in O...

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 07, 2002 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Police Kicked Me Out Of The Airport!
Replies: 138
Views: 12886

RE: The Police Kicked Me Out Of The Airport!

Damn terrorists... Yeah sure

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did UAL93 Crash?
Replies: 43
Views: 5191

RE: How Did UAL93 Crash?

Then how do you explain the seismic recording? Were there any earthquakes in PA on September 11? I didn't think so.

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Paint Scheme On Fav. Aircraft
Replies: 49
Views: 5467

RE: Favorite Paint Scheme On Fav. Aircraft

Here's a few of my favorites: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/116749/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/116749/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did UAL93 Crash?
Replies: 43
Views: 5191

RE: How Did UAL93 Crash?

STT757: There were more than three fighter jets scrambled! Jets were scrambled from Otis ANG Base (in OHIO) and Langley. Are you denying the possibility of such an event occuring (the shoot-down of flight 93)? There is no definite answer from the government as of yet. The majority of people are usin...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did UAL93 Crash?
Replies: 43
Views: 5191

RE: How Did UAL93 Crash?

There is another theory that states flight 93 was shot-down by fighter jets. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.flight93crash.com/" target=_blank>http://www.flight93crash.com/</a>. I personally don't know what to believe, although I do think there is a strong possibility the 757 was <b>...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway, Vanguard,...who's Next?......
Replies: 18
Views: 1732

RE: Midway, Vanguard,...who's Next?......

As for Spirit, this is the way I see it...

Spirit just added more classes in their airplanes. If they were in such a bad financial situation, they wouldn't have made this move. They aren't going anywhere.

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir Planes Still Flying
Replies: 21
Views: 3564

RE: USAir Planes Still Flying

As far as I know, all of the Dash 8's and Dornier's have been repainted in the current colors. The smaller US Airways Express aircraft are still in the older colors.

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 06, 2002 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir Planes Still Flying
Replies: 21
Views: 3564

RE: USAir Planes Still Flying

To clarify and confirm, US Airways no longer operates any series of the MD-80 aircraft. Usually daily I see an old-color US Airways 737-300 arrival at MCO.

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by flynavy
Mon Aug 05, 2002 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway, Vanguard,...who's Next?......
Replies: 18
Views: 1732

Midway And Vanguard

To be specific, Midway isn't gone. They had been in bankruptcy for quite some time prior to their suspension of operations last month. Midway's new agreement with US Airways isn't a complete absorbtion into the US system (i.e. TWA's into AA). Midway will operate a 'Midway Airlines', only under the U...

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 03, 2002 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Livery: Daytime Stealth?
Replies: 29
Views: 3335

RE: Korean Air Livery: Daytime Stealth?

This is absurd! Airlines don't paint aircraft orange or red so they can see the wreckage of their downed aircraft. The purpose of an airline's livery is to ADVERTISE and/or develop a CORPORATE IMAGE easily recognizable and appealing to the customer's eye!

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 03, 2002 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757's Nose On A 737?
Replies: 14
Views: 5779

RE: 757's Nose On A 737?

There was no need to replace it. There is nothing wrong with the current design. Airplanes aren't lego's. Just because the two types have the same cross-section doesn't mean that the two are interchangeable. The wiring is different, the cockpits are different, etc. "Don't fix it unless it's broken."

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 03, 2002 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Reconfigure 744D In Y594
Replies: 11
Views: 1376

RE: ANA Reconfigure 744D In Y594

Flying machine: All 747-400's have winglets (including the domestic models).

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 03, 2002 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-400ER In Hanger
Replies: 8
Views: 1782

RE: 747-400ER In Hanger

For the record... <b>hanger</b>, n. (1) One who hangs something: a house painter who also works as a paperhanger. (2) A contrivance to which something hangs or by which something is hung, as: (a) A device around which a garment is draped for hanging from a hook or rod. (b) A loop or strap by which s...

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 03, 2002 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Livery: Daytime Stealth?
Replies: 29
Views: 3335

RE: Korean Air Livery: Daytime Stealth?

The color of aircraft would have been an issue early last century. If any pilot RELYS on visuals, then he shouldn't be in that seat. Pilots must depend on each other to trust what their instruments and electronics tell them. The recent crash involving the TU154/757 show the importance of this. It's ...

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 02, 2002 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Livery: Daytime Stealth?
Replies: 29
Views: 3335

RE: Korean Air Livery: Daytime Stealth?

Simply put, it's not an issue.

Later,
Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 02, 2002 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No More MD11s For China Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 3447

RE: No More MD11s For China Airlines

What other operators have the ex-China Airlines MD11's gone to? Are they being converted to cargo variants?

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 02, 2002 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

Nonrevman is correct. These shops are geared towards the traveling public. Why? Because they are in an AIRPORT. It seems to me like there are two reasons why people here are upset with the current security policies in the United States. People either want to photograph airliners from inside the secu...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico: 736 Or 73G?
Replies: 8
Views: 1647

RE: Aeromexico: 736 Or 73G?

Mexicana757: YES! I was the the first to respond to it, actually.  Yeah sure

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757 Orders
Replies: 6
Views: 1211

RE: 757 Orders

Uhm...

Why don't you check Boeing's website?! The 757-200, 757-300, and 757-200F remain in production.

Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

Again, you KNEW that you couldn't get past security if you weren't a ticketed passenger. You created the inconvinience for yourself.

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Plane/Airline Is This?
Replies: 19
Views: 3071

RE: What Plane/Airline Is This?

[email protected]: Think about it. Charters to Mexico wouldn't be flying in a Northerly direction from Chicago, would they? Big grin

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Plane/Airline Is This?
Replies: 19
Views: 3071

RE: What Plane/Airline Is This?

It couldn't be a JMC aircraft, based on the description provided. Here's a JMC livery for reference: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/213636/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/213636/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br>...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico: 736 Or 73G?
Replies: 8
Views: 1647

RE: Aeromexico: 736 Or 73G?

Mexicana757: Yes, it stated in the news article that they ordered the 737-700. However, an earlier press-release and a corresponding discussion on this forum stated that the airline had ordered the 737-<b>600</b>. That is the reason for the confusion here. Dutchjet: One of the reasons why the DC-9's...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

I would call it smart, personally.

Jacob: First of all, you KNEW that you couldn't get past security if you weren't a ticketed passenger. You created the inconvinience for yourself.

Later,
Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

The following two, count them two, paragraphs are non directed at any one user. They are generalized statements. Some people feel that post-September 11 security measures aren't working and may be a waste of "tax-payer" dollars, and they have a right to feel that way. However, since they are such a ...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

I am preaching to the choir here (perhaps over-reacting as well), but how many people have to die in order for some people to stop whining about the supposed "inconvenience" security checkpoints present, and racial profiling (which is <b>justified</b>)?! <b>DO NOT FORGET what happened on September 1...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

I'm sorry, what was that?

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers
Replies: 55
Views: 5093

RE: How Long Will It Be Only Ticketed Passengers

Brons2 is correct. Don't hold your breath. Security takes priority over someone wanting to meet their loved one 2 minutes earlier or someone wanting to take photographs of airplanes. Non-ticketed access to gates will <b>never</b> return, and if it does I will be thoroughly pissed and disappointed wi...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 01, 2002 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo Airlines And Fleets At MCO
Replies: 2
Views: 3183

RE: Cargo Airlines And Fleets At MCO

In addition, Airborne Express has a single 767-200F based at MCO. In the last week two-three ex-AA 727-200's (still in basic AA colors) have been sitting near the DHL ramp at the Tradeport. I assume DHL has purchased these aircraft and will begin, or has began to convert these ex-AA birds into cargo...

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by flynavy
Wed Jul 31, 2002 11:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another Gorgeous 332 Photo
Replies: 7
Views: 2217

RE: Another Gorgeous 332 Photo

9V-SVC:

Woo , I love A330s . They flies so beautiful ?

Oh, yeah? Come on, man! Proof-read your posts!!!

Later,
Chris in Orlando  Yeah sure

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by flynavy
Wed Jul 31, 2002 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Puts B757 Fleet Up For Sale
Replies: 30
Views: 7097

RE: US Airways Puts B757 Fleet Up For Sale

Nothing else needs to be said. Thanks B747-437B!  Smile

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by flynavy
Wed Jul 31, 2002 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Puts B757 Fleet Up For Sale
Replies: 30
Views: 7097

RE: US Airways Puts B757 Fleet Up For Sale

I don't know the details of their financial situation, but what about National Airlines? Would they be interested in aquiring some of these second-hand 757-200, even though they are RR-powered birds? What do you think? Later, Chris in Orlando  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" AL...

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by flynavy
Wed Jul 31, 2002 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Puts B757 Fleet Up For Sale
Replies: 30
Views: 7097

RE: US Airways Puts B757 Fleet Up For Sale

My first rhetorical question is this: What airlines would be interested in buying a fleet of 757's that, in some cases, are approaching <b>20 years of age</b>? Perhaps US hopes to move towards an all-Airbus fleet for their mainline service. Right now you have many Boeing and Airbus types filling the...

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by flynavy
Wed Jul 31, 2002 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Potential A320.5 For JetBlue
Replies: 35
Views: 2841

RE: The Potential A320.5 For JetBlue

I share the same view. If, however, other carriers voice a similar interest in a product between the 320 and 321, there is a chance we could see this new 320.5. I just don't see it happening, and I see the 321 in jetBlue's fleet in the coming years.

Later,
Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Wed Jul 31, 2002 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery Solved: Midway 737 W/Virgin Winglets
Replies: 6
Views: 1978

RE: Mystery Solved: Midway 737 W/Virgin Winglets

OPNLguy: The last I heard, as soon as JI suspended their operations, their 6 remaining aircraft were ferried to the desert (MHV, I believe). Unless someone at RDU knows otherwise, there are no idle JI aircraft in Raleigh at this time. Later, Chris in Orlando  <img src="/discussions/graphics/big...

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