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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 11, 2004 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, your not that old, I remember taking an <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> 733 from <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-ITO operated as Flt. 40, first flight of the day to ITO, back in the 80's. I LOVE...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Name For Singapore's 380
Replies: 60
Views: 9841

RE: New Name For Singapore's 380

for the SIN-AMS run, it's the "Double Dutch Bus"

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Cabin Service In F And J After Sept 2001.
Replies: 19
Views: 4020

RE: AA Cabin Service In F And J After Sept 2001.

Ok, so what's the verdict on the a/c used for Hawaii....763's with the 60" pitch in "business"/first or 40"? Need a final answer....

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AQ FF Program Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1537

RE: AQ FF Program Upgrade

Kalakaua and HA717,

Lounge has been totally renovated from what I understand...it's brand new and now the Ali'i Club. I would let you know what it looks like now, but I don't have access anymore...if I get in, I will post it in a trip report

Mahalo!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Admirals Club Admission With First Class Ticket?
Replies: 16
Views: 29027

RE: Admirals Club Admission With First Class Ticket?

Ssides, <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> is a domestic leg that you are connecting onto a International C class leg...Isn't <acronym title="Guangzhou - Baiy...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brand New Airline Just Announced! USA
Replies: 34
Views: 9256

RE: Brand New Airline Just Announced! USA

This trailer is HILARIOUS!!!! I am LMAO right now. First thought...dating myself here, but remember the spoof movie they did on AIRPORT? I can't remember what the name of it was, but you guys know it. Remember when the flight attendant is doing the cocktail service and gets up to where the two Afro-...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AQ FF Program Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1537

AQ FF Program Upgrade

Recently <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> has upgraded their <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> program officially known as <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> Pass. Not surprisingly it is now a tier system. (Silver, Gold and Diamond if I am not mistaken.....

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 10, 2004 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Theme Songs
Replies: 42
Views: 10363

RE: Airline Theme Songs

I have to agree with Kalakaua and N312RC, you really can't forget <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s use of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. To me it was one of the most elegant campaigns I have ever seen. I remember sitting on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> fli...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 09, 2004 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it ok to put laptops through the scanner at security?
Replies: 9
Views: 5564

Is it ok to put laptops through the scanner at security?

AA757,

I travel between the Islands here in Hawaii quite frequently, almost always with my laptop and nothing has happened to it. They usually do a secondary scan of it once it comes out of the main scanner. The only dumb question is the unasked one. It should be fine.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, I think we are all trying to keep on track with the posts, but are just overly excited that we have someplace to "call our own" here on a.net. Words of kindness can do no justice for what you have built here for us, <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombian President This Week To Europe...but How?
Replies: 10
Views: 2900

RE: Colombian President This Week To Europe...but How?

Has anyone thought of NetJets.....? The government will probably charter a general aviation a/c for this trip. GS VSP comes to mind...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Prefer Cloth Or Leather Seats?
Replies: 30
Views: 5508

RE: Do You Prefer Cloth Or Leather Seats?

744, that sounds totally shagadelic! I have yet to fly <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> and would to be sitting in one of those velvet F seats. That sounds really comfortable to me. Otherwise, please give me leather. It's much more comfortable than cloth, which to me perso...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Je89_w and everyone else, I have just updated my profile so you can now contact me via e-mail or chat with me when I am on AOL. It also works with AOL <acronym title="Carib Express (Barbados)">IM</acronym> if you have that, so either way, please add me to your buddy list. My screen name is the same ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

J-AGG, I'm seriously tearing....and as you know I'm in HNL. That is so awesome....I hope everyone clicks on that link so we can spread the AQ!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

I got a question for everyone who has participated in posting a reply to this thread...how many of you have Yahoo! Messenger or AOL? It would be really fun to be in a chat room at the same time and chatting with everyone...Let's hear what everyone has to say about this idea...I would gladly gather w...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Ha763, yes, now i realize it, I forgot...we are in 2004 now. I just scrolled up and saw his date as 2003. Sorry guys, my bad. Congratulations on post 300 everyone! Yep, I check this every time I log into my computer now religiously. I love it all and I am here at <acronym title="Honolulu - Internati...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Je89_w....another <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym> incident....? Anybody remember the <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym> captain that "buzzed" the city on his Kona's approach? He was like 1100 FEET above some of the buildings downtown and actually was as far i...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 08, 2004 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Ok guys, with that last reply, I think Clipperhawaii wins the <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> rarities photo award....a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> stars and stripes 732, still with <acronym title="U...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 07, 2004 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF1 Aborts Landing
Replies: 24
Views: 5618

RE: AF1 Aborts Landing

Ok, interesting how so many replies are NOT of an aviation nature. People, CHILLLLLLLLL. VSlover the article in the Times you quote as saying.... "one White House official on the plane noted later that the plane "had a smoother time getting into Baghdad" on the president's secret Thanksgiving trip" ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 07, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave.... that pic of the <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> on very short final into <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym>...they use that same approach now don't they? I think I have been driving on that road and been "buzzed" before by a landing plan...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 07, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

Sorry if I am being so ignorant, and possibly disrespectful, but Jumbo Bumbo, can you please offer me a further explaination to lakbayan and balikbayan boxes? I am assuming these are boxes filled with gifts, but I don't assume anything any more. Also, I love Filipino food, the real kind. I really li...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Worst Airline Meal
Replies: 63
Views: 6919

RE: Your Worst Airline Meal

Je89_w, You asked about domestic Chinese airline meals. I got a site for everyone to see that goes with this thread <a href="http://www.airlinemeals.net" target=_blank>http://www.airlinemeals.net</a> It's a great site and you can even explore the world of airline lounge food. Check it out and let me...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, Leave it to our wonderful state of Hawaii to penalize people for trying to enjoy their hobby of spotting aircraft. I want to say it's hard to believe they would actually think the pics would be used for commercial purposes as airlines would not send an amateur, and I use the word amateur i...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

Salvation, I will check the fare on <acronym title="Continental Micronesia (USA)">CS</acronym>. Kalakaua confirms the rumours I have heard about <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym>. I have only heard really good things about <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>/CS B...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave707,

Please note reply 272...from Jupiter2 in SYD. Looks like your thread is now getting international attention...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

N751PR,

Thanks for the advice, I did do a search on the Trip Reports forum. I think it came up with one t/r and I really wanted more information than that, which is why I started this thread.

Thanks to all who have replied so far to this thread.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

sorry guys, let's try to post the pic again... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/504643/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/504643/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/4/6/504643.jpg" ALT="Click h...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Hey guys, this isn't a <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> shot, (it's actually <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>) but it is a <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acrony...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports In Need Of A Renovation
Replies: 40
Views: 5766

RE: Airports In Need Of A Renovation

The whole airport at ITO needs to be redone. It's very old and you can tell by sight as well as smell....

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Hilton's Carry On...
Replies: 52
Views: 9112

RE: Paris Hilton's Carry On...

I'm so sure that Miss Hilton would be doing an <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> leg commercially...and her father is.....? You all are kidding me righ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Stop Versus Direct Service
Replies: 8
Views: 3883

RE: Non-Stop Versus Direct Service

thanks guys for the quick response! I appreciate the clarification.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Stop Versus Direct Service
Replies: 8
Views: 3883

Non-Stop Versus Direct Service

I am sure I will hear that this was a thread previously, but I did a search and didn't find anything...so here goes. Can anyone, and I am sure someone can, explain the difference between Non-Stop versus Direct service? I know that one is a "one stop, no a/c change" kinda thing and the other is a tot...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

KL808,

thank you too for the info. I'll probably end up with PR in C, or maybe even F. Their F is the same as JL's C, go figure and at least it would be a direct flight.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

thanks for the info Je....I will look into a Trip Report....sleep well

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

RE: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

Je89_w, Yeah, in C class <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> is like $1,700, everyone else is double that...but does anyone know about their service in C? I haven't heard good things about <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym>'s service. I think their a/c is a A330....can't...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?
Replies: 23
Views: 3540

HNL-MNL--Who To Fly?

Can anyone give me some advice as to who to fly for this routing? I may have to go to <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym> later in the spring and am planning on flying C class. The obvious choice is <acronym title="AeroPeru">PL</acronym> (I th...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Vs. Aloha
Replies: 21
Views: 2903

RE: Hawaiian Vs. Aloha

Kalakaua, sorry, I didn't even bother to look who posted the link...I was just so excited to share it with you I guess. Yes, <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> and <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> have come a long way. <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA<...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Vs. Aloha
Replies: 21
Views: 2903

RE: Hawaiian Vs. Aloha

Kalakaua, the link to the <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> Ohana site is <a href="http://www.alohaohana.com" target=_blank>http://www.alohaohana.com</a> it's a great site! You can view their in-flight meals there. This site is all about <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acr...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave707, what a trend you started with the ___ rarities.... The lastest one I just saw is HOUSTON SUPERBOWL RARITIES. Do a forum search folks, it's there and interesting, but not like ours....<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acro...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Strange, you can't take pics of the a/c, but you can buy a scanner and listen to all of the radio activity.....something is not right here. Further investigation into the matter is deemed necessary if our site is to exist. Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Vs. Aloha
Replies: 21
Views: 2903

RE: Hawaiian Vs. Aloha

I haven't had a chance to experience the service on either to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> myself, but personally I would take <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym>. I did fly the new 737NG when they were doing test runs h...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Sevice Levels - Why So Average?
Replies: 32
Views: 3474

RE: UA Sevice Levels - Why So Average?

TonyBurr,

with SQ part of Star Alliance, why don't you just take them all the way to SIN? You would still get the miles and have nothing to complain about in the service department.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Feb 05, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Using Points To Upgrade.
Replies: 4
Views: 2284

RE: Using Points To Upgrade.

Gunnar, If you are paying full fare in C on <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> for your <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> trip, my suggestion would be not to u/g to F. Take a chance, because if the flights are running full in Y...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Congratulations to our own <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> spotter Je89_w for getting his shot of this <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> 717 about to touchdown at <acronym title="Honolulu - International...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave707. thanks for the info on the scanner, I think I want a handheld one. I live in Kaimuki so I don't think I would catch much...mostly use it to listen when I am out at the end of Lagoon Drive. I was out there once and someone had one. You could see the a/c line up and then hear when he was ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another UA 744 Returns To Service
Replies: 19
Views: 7282

RE: Another UA 744 Returns To Service

Ok, Ordpark, I will give to you that <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> et all are leisure markets and not business markets, but we are not to be overlooked. An extremely high percentage of the population of the state of Hawai...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave,

I wanna get a scanner, but don't know what kind to get, etc. Can you help me out here? I assume I would get it from Radio Shack and how much should I spend. I would love to listen to the activity. That would be music to my ears!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baby Stroller On BA PHX-LHR-GLA
Replies: 10
Views: 4545

RE: Baby Stroller On BA PHX-LHR-GLA

Jeff, I would love to see a trip report on this. I was traveled from three months old, so I often wonder what it is like to travel with a little, little one. I have traveled with my godson who is like 8 and he is fine. He is a very well traveled young man and loves to fly. A future a.neter! R

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Unforms
Replies: 28
Views: 4140

RE: Delta's New Unforms

AATripleseven,

thanks for the link to the news spot about the uniforms. It's a great video. Uniforms are a huge marketing tool for any airline.

Regards,
R

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71386

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Ha763,

that would have been a really nice gesture to invite some JHI employees on the ride. Afterall, if it weren't for JHI there would be no JAL to Hawaii...right?

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