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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Feb 04, 2004 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave707,

thanks for the link to HNL system. That is a great website. Yes, too bad they don't list a/c type, but that's ok. It's still fun to see all of the activity.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Ha763, I saw the story too on the news and local media must have been aboard the flight around the Islands. It was a special charter, hence the 8000 series flight number. Nobody asked me to fly? That would have been so much fun...they should have contacted a group of <acronym title="Honolulu - Inter...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 03, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Indeed I will Bluewave...I am just glad that they were found so they could be put to rest properly. God Bless them and their families. They are truly heros in every sense of the word.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 03, 2004 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Singapore-LAX Non-stop Tomorrow
Replies: 93
Views: 14346

RE: 1st Singapore-LAX Non-stop Tomorrow

Does anybody know if anything special is being planned for the departure in <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>? Banners at the gate, etc.? How about on arrival at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</a...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 03, 2004 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another UA 744 Returns To Service
Replies: 19
Views: 7280

RE: Another UA 744 Returns To Service

I wish <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> would start to use the 744 on the <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-West Coast routes again. I miss those days. I am sure they could fill it. At one time, they were f...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Feb 03, 2004 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave707, thank you for sharing your PA experience. Are they the first airline to offer C Class? I think so, but I am sure that I will be corrected if I am wrong. I know for a fact that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> was the first to offer airport "clubs". Thank you <acrony...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 02, 2004 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Bluewave, why don't you post your trip in PA's C Class? I would love to know how that was, as I never had a chance to fly PA. My mom used to fly PA to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHH...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 02, 2004 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines New Website Up!
Replies: 15
Views: 4552

RE: Aloha Airlines New Website Up!

Fliboyz, I am using the 20/21 March returning on the 27/28 March. I think that is Spring Break here, so everyone must be going to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> or something. Most of <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym>'s fl...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 02, 2004 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines New Website Up!
Replies: 15
Views: 4552

RE: Aloha Airlines New Website Up!

Fliboyz, my origin is <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> and not the US Mainland, so that could explain why I am getting the fares I am and not the ones you are seeing. I'll keep trying though. Also, I agree with you if they g...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 02, 2004 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Hey guys, I need your help. I started a thread here the other day, "When First was First". It is about sharing an exception First Class experience you had back in the days when First was First. I only have gotten a couple of replies to it, one that is on subject, others that didn't get the topic, an...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Feb 02, 2004 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Kalakaua, thank you for the link to the site. I am an <acronym title="Anglo Cargo (United Kingdom)">EC</acronym> Plus member with <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> so I recognize alot of those employees. I also am a friend of Capt. Mike Feeney. Do you know him? His sister Kelly is n...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Kalakaua, do you work for <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym>? I just discovered the <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym> Ohana website. Great pics! You may want to post the link here in a reply for all of us <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / H...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overweight Passengers In Coach
Replies: 63
Views: 12008

RE: Overweight Passengers In Coach

WELCOME BACK PIEDMONTGIRL! Everyone has missed you! Other threads have mentioned missing you.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do You Pass The Time At The Airport
Replies: 70
Views: 8926

RE: How Do You Pass The Time At The Airport

here at <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>, I get to the airport early, at least two hours if not three before my flight. I try to take <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and once I clear security, I immediate...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines New Website Up!
Replies: 15
Views: 4552

RE: Aloha Airlines New Website Up!

Yes guys, it's up and running. I went to the site today and VOILA! it was new! I got really excited and starting messing around with it. Did you guys see the new <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> program they got going on too now? Fliboyz, that is a great fare from <acronym title="Oaklan...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

thanks for all the info everyone on the China Xianjiang 763's, et al. You guys are really on top of the HNL rarities...works for me!

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Je89_w, thanks for the postings of the Richard Wood photos. Question, the China Xianjiang 757, was that here in conjuction with a State visit, Chinese <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> or someone? Or did they have regularly scheduled service into <acronym title="Honolulu - Internatio...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do F/As Have To Be Good-looking?
Replies: 20
Views: 5164

RE: Do F/As Have To Be Good-looking?

Ok folks, let's keep in mind first and foremost why we have flight attendants on a/c anyway...for the safety of the passengers! If I may quote most a/c safety videos/speeches, "in the unlikely event of an emergency...". Yes it's true, despite the stereotype of them being flying waiters/waitresses, t...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Feb 01, 2004 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When First Was First....
Replies: 4
Views: 2693

RE: When First Was First....

Jeff, Phaeton got the idea of the topic. I'm actually asking about the service end of F Class and remembering, when the service was truly First Class. Ditto to L.1011. Phaeton, that sounds like a wonderful trip....And on that note, I will share my first First experience.... <acronym title="United Ai...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 31, 2004 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When First Was First....
Replies: 4
Views: 2693

When First Was First....

I am sure this has been a thread in the past and I'm not even sure if it belongs here or in Trip Reports, but I will take a risk and start it here. Anybody care to share a memorable F Class experience "when First was First..." Stating airline, a/c type and when it happened would be nice too. It will...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 31, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5101

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

OttoPylit, The only complaint that I have heard about <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>'s <acronym title="Aero Service (Congo-Brazzaville)">BF</acronym> single seat in the middle is that if you are resting your elbows on the armrests of your seat, you risk getting hit on both ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 31, 2004 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft You Feel The Most Safe Flying On
Replies: 78
Views: 12191

RE: Aircraft You Feel The Most Safe Flying On

It would have to be the 747, any series, but 300 and 400 because they are the newest models. Something about the size and the fact that it indeed has four engines gives it my vote.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 31, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Q, who do you fly for out of curiousity that brings you to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> on a turn like that? Good eyes Bluewave707 for spotting the Samsung BBj again. I wonder what it is doing here again? Something must ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 31, 2004 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ20 SIN-LAX Feb 3
Replies: 31
Views: 4711

RE: SQ20 SIN-LAX Feb 3

Lyzzard, r u SQ Cockpit crew? or Cabin crew? Sorry, I can't really tell. If neither than obviously you will be a pax on this maiden flight, so we can expect a full trip report right?

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Define Luxury For Y Class
Replies: 20
Views: 2779

RE: Define Luxury For Y Class

Luxury in Y is....having the seat next to you empty, coupled with a better than normal pitch and a little more recline. Oh and flight attendants that wouldn't snap at you if you asked for more of something, but would rather offer it graciously.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Usnseallt82, out of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> there is the direct flight on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> of course. I would venture to say that is your best bet. I have heard good things about the service on ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Jan 28, 2004 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Foward/rear Facing Business Class Seats
Replies: 11
Views: 8206

RE: BA's Foward/rear Facing Business Class Seats

B747-4U3, thank you for the info. They don't sound like very comfortable seats in actuality, since there seems to be a lack of personal space. I would take a J Class seat, with the seat next to me empty, over a C Class seat...I think.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Jan 28, 2004 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Off subject a bit...but we are close to our goal of 200 posts to this thread! Here is reply #178. Ladies and Gentleman, keep them coming.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Jan 28, 2004 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde Lounges
Replies: 7
Views: 3920

RE: BA Concorde Lounges

Thanks for all the info guys, you all are awesome. BA001, I know the feeling of "stuffy". I was a young member, in my early 20's, of <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> RCC for many years and also a Premier with them. I remember going to the RCC at <acronym title="New York - John F. ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Wed Jan 28, 2004 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Foward/rear Facing Business Class Seats
Replies: 11
Views: 8206

RE: BA's Foward/rear Facing Business Class Seats

Ok, this is kinda a silly question...but I have to ask it. My sister was a F/A for <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> and she told me once the cockpit got a light on their take-off roll, so he hit the reversers and brakes to abort. Remember, jumpseats face "backwards". The forc...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Anybody know what kind of dog it was? If it was a Jack Russell Terrier, I know who the woman is. But I thought she drove a Four Runner? Was she tall?

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B764 Longest Non-stop Flt Sector?
Replies: 5
Views: 4148

RE: B764 Longest Non-stop Flt Sector?

I'll take a guess at <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>'s <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> service....not sur...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Flag Carrier In America?
Replies: 32
Views: 36205

RE: What Is The Flag Carrier In America?

Correct me if I am wrong, but wouldn't a "flag carrier" be an airline that is technically supported in some way financially by a country/state? <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> used to be the "state" flag carrier of Great Britian prior to its privitization if I am not mistaken. I am sur...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Local Airport - What Irritates You?
Replies: 116
Views: 8731

RE: Your Local Airport - What Irritates You?

Thanks to 9/11, I miss not being able to walk departing pax all the way out to the gate or meet them at the gate upon arrival. I liked being able to walk out to the gate and entertain departing family/friends in the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> RCC here at <acronym title="Hono...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde Lounges
Replies: 7
Views: 3920

RE: BA Concorde Lounges

Thank you for the reply BA001Concorde! I knew someone here would know and answer eventually. So the Terraces Lounges served all Premium Cabin (F and C) for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> prior to the termination of Concorde service? Now F Class pax have their own space I take it. Anyb...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Jan 26, 2004 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

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Bluewave707 - I don't think that Bradley Aviation and Pacific Air Cargo are owned by the same company, but I could be wrong. From another thread here, I heard that an a/c reg/carrying Ed McMahon was headed here last week. I wonder if he was on that <acronym title="Bitburg (BBJ / EDRB) (closed), Germ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Jan 26, 2004 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Pulling Out Of MIA-EZE!
Replies: 15
Views: 5398

RE: United Pulling Out Of MIA-EZE!

Perhaps the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flight <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>/<acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> will no longer make the stop at <acronym...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Jan 26, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

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thanks for the info HA717. I knew that someone would know. Any word on the 733 that I saw yesterday over Kewalo Basin making a Kona's approach? Still waiting for some info from anyone.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Jan 26, 2004 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Concorde Lounges
Replies: 7
Views: 3920

BA Concorde Lounges

Does anyone know what is being done with the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Concorde lounges at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acro...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Mon Jan 26, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Hey guys...anybody see the Travel section of todays <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> Advertiser? I saw intro fares for Royal Tongan Airlines. Appears they are starting service to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hi...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discount Airfares: The Best Deal You Ever Got?
Replies: 41
Views: 4623

RE: Discount Airfares: The Best Deal You Ever Got?

Back in the 80's, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> would have what they called "Mele" fares for people that lived in Hawaii. This was actually called their Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas in Hawaiian) fares and started as a way to fill up the planes that were full of people comin...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

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It was before that, I'm guessing around 1:30ish or so? But it was a 733 and I'm guessing the Asia Air one. That tail logo I saw today in flight, looked very similiar to the one in the pic posted here in the thread. That's the only a/c around town now that looks that way. I was just surprised to see ...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ac Type Wouldn't You Fly If You Saw At Gate?
Replies: 109
Views: 11734

RE: What Ac Type Wouldn't You Fly If You Saw At Gate?

any takers for the stretch DC-8? Flew a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> one from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acrony...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Hey guys, I got one for y'all. Today during Kona's, I saw a 733 coming in over Kewalo Basin. I was driving on Auahi street and couldn't make out the livery. Yes, one I didn't know, but I know it was a 733. Ok, I think it looked liked the Air Asia 733 that was posted in one of the replies here, but n...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Pulling Out Of ONT
Replies: 50
Views: 5649

RE: Hawaiian Pulling Out Of ONT

FLIBOYZ, I have heard nothing but good comments in regards to <acronym title="Aloha Airlines (USA)">AQ</acronym>'s trans-pac service in both classes. I want to try them myself and I used to be a Premier with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. A friend of mine and her husband who li...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 747 Inaugural
Replies: 29
Views: 13157

RE: Pan Am 747 Inaugural

Thanks for the info DAirbus! I knew somebody on here would have an answer.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sun Jan 25, 2004 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 747 Inaugural
Replies: 29
Views: 13157

RE: Pan Am 747 Inaugural

Can anyone share how CLIPPER JUAN TRIPPE fits into the picture of Pan Am's 747 Inaugural? I always thought that was the first production 747 to roll off the line and delivered to Pan Am.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 24, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Fellow <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> Fans and Spotters, off thread but FYI, I just got an e-mail from [email protected].net congratulating me on my 20th post and have been u/g to EXPERIENCED US<acronym title="Edelweiss Air (Switzer...

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 24, 2004 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL Rarities ...
Replies: 808
Views: 71351

RE: HNL Rarities ...

Thanks for the info Bluewave! I don't know of anything coming through here in the near future.

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by HNLFlyBoy
Sat Jan 24, 2004 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Nicknames
Replies: 89
Views: 11331

RE: Airline Nicknames

I got one for y'all, if you remember CO's livery in the 80's...

"the Proud Bird with the Brass A*s" (hint, it rhymes with brass....)

My sis flew for them and that's what they used to call the a/c.

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