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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Obscene Gesture Arrest!
Replies: 85
Views: 8027

RE: Another Obscene Gesture Arrest!

What an idiot. I hope they fine him the same as the pilot. Why do people have to behave this way? This guy is absolutely ignorant, a Brazilan jail is no place to be!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Does Omni Air International Fly To?
Replies: 24
Views: 27399

RE: Where Does Omni Air International Fly To?

If you drive north on Las Vegas Blvd and make a right at Mandalay Bay it brings you to exactly where USAir 100 is as well as the old DC-10 from <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, but like I mentioned to you before this Omni 10 is there as well, it was there 2 weeks ago and I will b...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Does Omni Air International Fly To?
Replies: 24
Views: 27399

RE: Where Does Omni Air International Fly To?

Sorry LHR001,

You are to be corrected, that plane is still there but this Omni plane is there too, being ripped apart. In full Omni colors, if you like I will email you the pic.

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Does Omni Air International Fly To?
Replies: 24
Views: 27399

RE: Where Does Omni Air International Fly To?

I have a nice pic of one of their planes being dismantled, it's parked at the boneyard at LAS. Just turn left at Mandalay Bay and you can't miss it!! I will try to get the pic on here..

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Airlines 747 On TV Right Now
Replies: 6
Views: 5156

RE: Continental Airlines 747 On TV Right Now

Hey! Mojave is not that far from me! I may take a ride!!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Airlines 747 On TV Right Now
Replies: 6
Views: 5156

RE: Continental Airlines 747 On TV Right Now

Darn sorry I missed that! If anyone has that video post it!!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

VC745D, No, their professionalism has nothing to do it, low fares, great turnover, good on time record, lots of destinations and a great safety record. That is why they are successful, lets call a spade a spade here, Please. Do I have data to support my contention that <acronym title="Southwest Airl...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Hilton's Carry On...
Replies: 52
Views: 9169

RE: Paris Hilton's Carry On...

Nicky is better looking but Paris' body is awesome!!!!!!!!!!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways, Could They Re-invent Themselves
Replies: 38
Views: 3998

RE: US Airways, Could They Re-invent Themselves

I don't think they can survive, they have alot of debt and JetBlue and WN is just killing them. I hate to see airlines fail but looks like the end is near.

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

SWAFA30, You shouldn't have wasted all that time to write that long post, I know that everyone that flies <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is not trash, I wasn't making a generalization. I can see you are loyal to your company but never lose sight of the fact that your company ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..
Replies: 36
Views: 5876

RE: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..

Gigneil, I am not naive when it comes to aircraft, my father was a mechanic for EAL and he knows a hell of a lot about planes. He did not care for any Airbus product and nor do I, I am not mis-informed and I could care less how many planes Airbus delivers, anyone can deliver a lot of planes when the...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

GuyBetsy1, The US doesn't need to copy anything the UK does, and I will bet you when the smoke clears "Airline" will have much better ratings, if we wanted to see exotic locals I would watch Brooke Burke reruns on E!s Wild On. Your right about the trash though, God you have to put up with alot when ...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

N754pr, You have got to be kidding, we are going to cancel flights to rally support for Bush? No.. You got to let go of this war for oil thing, it's lame and pathetic.. Canceling flights is not the answer, we have to show Al-Qaida we won't do this, just like Stratofish said. Screen the pax and let t...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..
Replies: 36
Views: 5876

RE: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..

Widebody,

I hope that is not true, if that's proven AA is going to have hell to pay!!

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

I really like the show, It was funny when that group disturbed the flight so bad they wouldn't even listen to the captiain. Passengers were demanding free vouchers, I personally would have denied them boarding their connecting flight and banned them from the airline, that behavior is awful and shoul...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..
Replies: 36
Views: 5876

RE: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..

I am going to do some research into this, my main question is why the tail failed and broke away from the fuselage. I don't believe this should have happened. I think <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> should focus on that, maybe the rudder pressure didn't have a whole lot to do w...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Marshals. Yes Or No?
Replies: 22
Views: 4932

RE: Air Marshals. Yes Or No?

I agree that air marshals are a big waste of money, because if our pilots have guns we don't need air marshals!!

ARM OUR PILOTS!!

There is no other way..

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Hilton's Carry On...
Replies: 52
Views: 9169

RE: Paris Hilton's Carry On...

Cadet93, Here parents are to blame, she is totally spoiled and will inherit her fathers hotel empire. Plus she was gifted with a killer body and good looks. Add to this that our society has gotten to the point where her television show is a huge hit. It's sad but true. With all these things, you can...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Group Reports Fourth Quarter Results
Replies: 2
Views: 3819

RE: US Airways Group Reports Fourth Quarter Results

I don't think so, with the emergence of Jetblue and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, Ted and if Song can survive US Airways will never close the gap and pay their bills. Their best bet is to be bought by someone, their fares are still not competitive with the LCCs. I give them...

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by NIKV69
Sat Feb 07, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..
Replies: 36
Views: 5876

AA Flight 587 USA Today Article..

Great article in today's USA Today. Read it and let's hear your comments here. I will never fly an Airbus, I believe the design of this plane was at fault, and have never liked the way Airbus was made way before this crash. I was mis-understood in an earlier post where certain individuals put a spin...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Hard Landing Video
Replies: 85
Views: 20693

RE: MD-80 Hard Landing Video

Just added you Learjet25, your right that video was awesome!!!

Keep it real.

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Hilton's Carry On...
Replies: 52
Views: 9169

RE: Paris Hilton's Carry On...

Paris Hilton is one hot chick, but she is pretty stupid and is riding daddy's money, if it wasn't for the fact she is hot and could make a living modeling she would be in trouble, but I tell you her friend Nicole Ritchie makes me puke!!! Has anyone verified the story? Sounds fake, hard to believe sh...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

Lucky727, Going to war had nothing to do with intelligence, Saddam was not paying heed to the UN or anybody for that matter. He had to be taken out of power, end of story. I AGREE with you 100% in this statement. On the other hand, this "better safe than sorry" is, as noted above, a real pussyfooted...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

ANstar, When did I mention the war in Iraq? With that said don't ever put words in my mouth, I invite you to go thru every post of mine in this thread and point out where I ever mentioned the war in Iraq, you won't find it, it's not there. You are not even from here so you have no right to comment o...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

Ok, how do you get the anthrax out of the vile? Sitting in a closed suitcase in the belly of the plane it does nothing. It needs human interaction to be useful. It has to be brought on the plane by a human. With the security measures in place this is highly unlikely. For God's sake the last guy trie...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

Oh no doubt they use all that personal stuff for filler, like I really want to see a party on an aircraft carrier, give me a break. Like I said when you get right down to it, life at the gate in an airport is not the most exciting and incidents are not always glamourous. I do find the show interesti...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

Naive? How is that? The security in place is more than enough to screen any bag that contains anything big enough to take down a commercial airliner, why do you think they hijacked those four flights on 9-11? That is their only way to cause a major disaster. Which they accomplished with of all thing...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laptop Screening In Europe Vs. US
Replies: 11
Views: 3938

RE: Laptop Screening In Europe Vs. US

I would assume it's the added security, I have no problems with it. Last few flights I didn't need my lap top so I left it home. If they ask to take it out of the bag, let them do it, it takes a minute at best and it keeps our skies safe.

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's Official...Delta Unhappy With Song
Replies: 67
Views: 11625

RE: It's Official...Delta Unhappy With Song

Song will always struggle, the 757 is too big and costly, how can you compete with JetBlue and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>? It's an uphill battle all the way. Ted is going to find this out as well..US Airways going belly up will free some more fliers but they will just fly...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

Potomac, Why do we get searched now before we get on a plane? Why does my luggage get opened and searched before I board? Why does the other luggage get screened. I mean come on, if we can't detect bio weapons or any thing that can cause a disaster before a flight then we have a major problem. All t...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

What in the name of GOD do you want? They have done the guy having to change because he smelled, people kicked off because they are drunk, people arriving late and having to be put up in hotels, people cursing at them for a number of reasons, they have done the celebrity angle, shown you some person...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worth Visiting Kingman?
Replies: 22
Views: 3243

RE: Worth Visiting Kingman?

FlagshipAZ, If you drive into the airport entrance at the car dealership and make a left you can take that road all the way to the end, past the control tower and park. Then it is a short walk to the runway, great spotting and picture taking, I had one airport worker drive up to me in a truck and as...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing
Replies: 48
Views: 5412

RE: A&E "Airline" - Tired Of Same Old Thing

Guys! The show is not even a month old! There has been more than just the drunks in the storyline. The woman who had to prove her son was under 2 was ok, the woman who was mad that they let someone on board with no <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> was good. Give them a chanc...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!
Replies: 48
Views: 4694

RE: Recent Cancellations Prevented Attacks!

I am Bush supporter and I think this was all nonsense, if we knew that these planes were specifically going to be used in attacks why not put armed marshals on board and catch them? I mean give me a break, this better safe than sorry attitude is bad, we have to fight these people not run from them. ...

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by NIKV69
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Gambling
Replies: 7
Views: 1787

RE: Inflight Gambling

I think it would be a bad idea and is not really needed on a commercial flight, for starters FAs would probably be plagued with questioins on how to work the damn thing, then comes the people yelling when they win and getting mad when they lose, I feel all of this would not be good for other passeng...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in
Replies: 32
Views: 4427

RE: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in

That's what I fugured, online check in benefits the business traveler, if you don't have to check anything and only have one carry on piece it works great.

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are RJs So Profitable?
Replies: 23
Views: 5240

RE: Why Are RJs So Profitable?

I love them! I would take a ERJ-145 over a MD-80. They are so quiet and the ride is great!!

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in
Replies: 32
Views: 4427

RE: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in

Oh I see, so this in essence does not preclude you from waiting on line? Sun Country's online check in advertises "No more waiting in line" I am curious once you have checked in online how you check your bags. If anyone knows please let me know.

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's Official...Delta Unhappy With Song
Replies: 67
Views: 11625

RE: It's Official...Delta Unahppy With Song

This is beginning to get ugly, I think this airline within an airline experiment is failing, especially while Delta is trying to cut costs with wage cuts. Delta is finding out the hard way that they can't compete with JetBlue or Southwest even with a fancy new name..

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in
Replies: 32
Views: 4427

RE: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in

Just noticed on Sun Country's web site they too have online check in, one question once you have picked your seat and got your boarding pass what do you do with your baggage? I assume you have to use curbside checking. Does anybody know?

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Pit Stops
Replies: 25
Views: 3058

RE: Pilot Pit Stops

I knew you were kidding  Big grin

That makes sense, thank you.

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Pit Stops
Replies: 25
Views: 3058

RE: Pilot Pit Stops

Well I would but it would not be in good taste so I will pass. I am curious as to why the FA entered the cockpit, any body know why this practice is used when a pilot leaves the cockpit?

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Pit Stops
Replies: 25
Views: 3058

RE: Pilot Pit Stops

Hmm I noticed that to on a flight from Cleveland to <acronym title="Islip - Long Island MacArthur (ISP / KISP), USA - New York">ISP</acronym>, I figured the <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> was going into to the cockpit to perform some unofficial duties if you get my drift.  ...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in
Replies: 32
Views: 4427

RE: Southwest Introduces Online Check-in

RJpieces, You know what you are talking about! This lovefest for JetBlue here makes me vomit! When all they did was copy what all the other LCCs are doing, only they had the luxury of tons of capital and new planes. Once they age and their employees start putting their hands out it's all over and th...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Quality Ever Return?
Replies: 26
Views: 3015

RE: Will Quality Ever Return?

Well Buffalo I wish I had your wealth! Sorry to say in this day and age, people would rather pay $200 to fly Southwest and save money and bring a Subway sandwich on the plane. I myself love a nice meal on a flight but this is what air travel has come to. Southwest continues to set the pace and unles...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways In Trouble Again - <i>Article</i>
Replies: 13
Views: 5944

RE: US Airways In Trouble Again - <i>Article</i>

Sounds to me he better start looking for a new job now, sorry to see that who he works for is going down the toilet. They should do the honorable thing and either find an airline to buy them or go quietly. They in no way can compete with the LCCs and have no money and have little or no way to save m...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways In Trouble Again - <i>Article</i>
Replies: 13
Views: 5944

RE: US Airways In Trouble Again - <i>Article</i>

Sure looks like US Airways is done, I hope so I have never liked them as an airline and they are just looking to take what little their employees have left to save themselves. They don't have the cash to pay their debt so it's time to go. Taking pensions from pilots? That's rough. Surprised they mad...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airline" Condones Drunk-Driving
Replies: 72
Views: 6451

RE: "Airline" Condones Drunk-Driving

That's totally different, McDonald's themselves served that women a boiling cup of coffee, a disclaimer on the cup and they can never be sued again, same with Starbucks. A&E doesn't have an obligation to report every individual that may be drunk or to intervene.

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worth Visiting Kingman?
Replies: 22
Views: 3243

RE: Worth Visiting Kingman?

FlagshipAZ, Yes I can't wait for <acronym title="MAT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN</acronym> and Out to be done! Those burgers are the BEST, I love Laughlin, yes when the planes come from the west they must go right over you! Why are they expanding the runway, bigger planes? I definately think th...

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by NIKV69
Thu Feb 05, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airline" Condones Drunk-Driving
Replies: 72
Views: 6451

RE: "Airline" Condones Drunk-Driving

I doubt A&E can be held liable for that, though morally they had an obligation to do something, who knows, that could have been time lapsed but the individual himself was to blame for getting behind the wheel if he was over the limit, remember this whole thread is what A&E wants, it's ratingsand kee...

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