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by UALPHLCS
Thu Mar 14, 2002 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway At Phl?
Replies: 18
Views: 2194

RE: New Runway At Phl?

The estimates on time were based on if they could expidite the project. thats what was said in the article. Why Does UPS have to move if one fills in the river. Why not UPS be a midfield terminal. If UPS is going to move they will move South. This is for tax reasons UPS is on the Tinicum Township si...

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by UALPHLCS
Thu Mar 14, 2002 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway At Phl?
Replies: 18
Views: 2194

RE: New Runway At Phl?

I didn't mea fill in the whole river. Just enough for the runway. This has been done before, the whole Penns Landing area didnot exist before the fifties when they reclaimed that land from the river. That's why front street sits so far back from the river. I-95 and Delaware Ave are all on reclaimes ...

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by UALPHLCS
Thu Mar 14, 2002 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway At Phl?
Replies: 18
Views: 2194

RE: New Runway At Phl?

We'll have to wait and see, but there are only two options really, fill in the river and build on the othe side of UPS, or the other side of I-95. I read the article they are considering reconfiguring the entire operation?!!! They just built two new terminals!!! I'm glad I'll be around to see how th...

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by UALPHLCS
Thu Mar 14, 2002 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disadvantages Of Alliances
Replies: 6
Views: 16038

RE: Disadvantages Of Alliances

I have to disagree ATL2CDG, we are not at the point where the general public lumps the STAR carriers and the Oneworld carriers images together. Many customers I check-in are surprised UA checks in AC customers in PHL. While this may seem a natural fit to you and I many people don't realise they are ...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Gets Leftover E-PLUS Seats On UA?
Replies: 16
Views: 2813

RE: Who Gets Leftover E-PLUS Seats On UA?

Afay1 thats probably typical if the flight isn't full. Many of us will just give the customer the seats if all the premiers and premier execs have them already. One thing that has cropped up in the past is having to close Econ plus and move everyone to the rear for weight and balance. Ususally only ...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Gets Leftover E-PLUS Seats On UA?
Replies: 16
Views: 2813

RE: Who Gets Leftover E-PLUS Seats On UA?

Star Alliance Gold & silver should get Econ + if thier number is in the PNR automatically

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

PHL-ORD is almost hourly. 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1p, 3p, 4p, 5p, 6p, 7p. The only flight missing is the 7am you must be misreading something. The PHL-ORD are a mix of 737 300's & 500's w/ A319's and I belive 1 A320 a day.quite a mix. Ua wants to keep high fequency to PHL. Thats important to the buisne...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran 2000 Charter?
Replies: 1
Views: 1001

RE: Airtran 2000 Charter?

Are you sure it isn't Air 2000. Thats a charter airline.

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH With Big Loss For 2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1775

RE: LH With Big Loss For 2001

Oh No now LH is bleeding don't tell AirNewZeland he'll think STAR is falling apart, UA then SQ now LH the worl is coming to an end.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> To be serious though I'm glad this post isn't the doom and gloom that other "Airlines Losing Money" post...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Gets Leftover E-PLUS Seats On UA?
Replies: 16
Views: 2813

RE: Who Gets Leftover E-PLUS Seats On UA?

I didn't tell you this. But official company policy is that 20 min prior to dept, if someone wants those Econ plus seats give them as a advertising measure. We can't give away the middles though unless absolutely nessasary, thats a courtesy to the Premier and higher who sit there. This is what I do....

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 13, 2002 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Add 72 Departures At ORD
Replies: 8
Views: 3423

RE: UA To Add 72 Departures At ORD

Oh come on 777d an airline dosen't make ANY money just sitting on the ground. As passengers come back service must grow in order to meet demand. otherwise they would lose market share and that WILL kill an airline. As you said more flights mean more costs but UA will pay us the same for working flig...

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-military Bases
Replies: 37
Views: 3793

RE: Ex-military Bases

Not recent change overs but MCO and MDT both where AFB's. I hope someday they open Dover AFB to commercial traffic and give the DelMarVA pennisula a real airport. Currently they have to connect from Salisbury or drive to PHL or BWI

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Have Either Widebody Or Narrow Body
Replies: 15
Views: 2892

RE: Airlines That Have Either Widebody Or Narrow Body

Isn't ATA working toward a fleet of 737-800's and 757's only. I think they only have a few L-1011's left.

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Foto Of 32 Seat United Express Jet
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

RE: First Foto Of 32 Seat United Express Jet

Trvlr it isn't UA buying them it's DH.

Anyone know what routes the FRJ's are currently running. Anyone know when they will replace the J-41 to PHL I hate those Jetscreams, with a passion.

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Numbering
Replies: 7
Views: 1038

RE: Flight Numbering

UA also had a flt 500 ORD-IND i forgot about that. And as I said earlier we used to have 1776 IAD-PHL I wonder if other US airlines have similar number gags to the same cities.

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Mar 12, 2002 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

AF A330 has been used the past few days. At DL's gates in the E terminal no problem. SunWorld and ATA use the same TWA gate. Mostly I see AA using the TWA gates for overnights. I understand there is a de iceing facility near Cargo City, Howver the only one I've seen in action is at the old plane sta...

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by UALPHLCS
Mon Mar 11, 2002 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Numbering
Replies: 7
Views: 1038

Flight Numbering

Does anyone know any interesting flight numbers, for different airlines? UA for example ORD-LAS 711, 777 I think 2121 for a while. IAD-PHL when still main line UA was 1776. I thought these numbers were a nice touch, a little inside joke for the customers to enjoy. Any similar for other airlines?

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by UALPHLCS
Mon Mar 11, 2002 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

PHiladelphia was host to a American African Business conferance. Could that be the reason khalifa was in PHL? I hadn't heard that AC was downgrading from the A319 to YYZ. They do a very good buisness in the afternoon flights. Almost always full. That would be very unsusal for them. No date on the co...

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by UALPHLCS
Sun Mar 10, 2002 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC "brawl" Angry Over A United Express In GA.
Replies: 9
Views: 3896

RE: ATC "brawl" Angry Over A United Express In GA.

How stressed can someone be in the SAV tower. Those guys will never get a job at Cleveland Center.

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by UALPHLCS
Sun Mar 10, 2002 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Fed Up With Security
Replies: 21
Views: 2325

RE: Passengers Fed Up With Security

I have to agree w/ FDXmech all the measures up to this point have been stop gap. I do belive that the lines will eventually thin out. Europe dosen't have these lines. However, Passengers have to get over the fact that random searches must be done. Profiling is not the answer. As I said in previous p...

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by UALPHLCS
Sun Mar 10, 2002 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Fed Up With Security
Replies: 21
Views: 2325

RE: Passengers Fed Up With Security

I happen to know that UA wantewd the federal government to control security so it would be uniform. 1 Carry-on 1 personal bag, on all airlines. Templates to make sure that they could not go through security. WEll guess what. CO still allows 2 carry-ons and Still fights the placement of tempates on x...

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 09, 2002 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Fed Up With Security
Replies: 21
Views: 2325

RE: Passengers Fed Up With Security

Exusair, You really don't know what your talking about. ONLY FEDERAL AGENTS can carry firearms on board an airplane. Not any "Barnie Fife" as you so called them. I'd like you to call a NYPD officer that. You'll find a whole new meaning for "Nightclubbing" How long Exusair would the air system have t...

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 09, 2002 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing SST Mock-Up
Replies: 26
Views: 8942

RE: Boeing SST Mock-Up

UAL had a large wooden model of the Boeing SST in UA Livery located in the lobby of EXO back in the 70's when my father worked there. Does anyone know what happen to it? UA must still have it, is it at DENTK now?

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 09, 2002 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Fed Up With Security
Replies: 21
Views: 2325

Passengers Fed Up With Security

Well it has finally happened. USA today editorial blames security for the slump in passenger traffic. Airliner.net newsletter has the piece. One amusing inaccuracy is that air traffic is slumping. While not back to previous levels it can hardly be a slump if your in a traditionaly slow period of the...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 08, 2002 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA & SQ...bleeding Badly! Inside Sources!
Replies: 45
Views: 5254

RE: UA & SQ...bleeding Badly! Inside Sources!

Boy we had better not have those 127 new flights this april. What if we collapse. What will happen to the schedule in June when UA is supposed to be back at pre 9-11 capacity. I better tell my station manager I will stay at part time and not take the full time slot back. What a bunch of BS. Who was ...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 08, 2002 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Has Blood On Their Hands?
Replies: 57
Views: 6639

RE: AA Has Blood On Their Hands?

BTW allegedly a US Airways flt PHL to SFO a 767 was also had several bad guys on the manifest however the airspace was shut down before the plane was due to depart. I'm sur DL and CO probably had terrorists on their manifests as well although we may never know. Sure airlines are interested in cost e...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 08, 2002 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Composites And The A380
Replies: 5
Views: 1733

RE: Composites And The A380

Man has been working w/ steel for thousands of years. We pretty much know all of its properties. The Comet problems had more to do w/ the failing of the engineers to consider the affects of metal fatiuge in the pressurization. The properties of the metals where well know just not considered. Secondl...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 08, 2002 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Composites And The A380
Replies: 5
Views: 1733

Composites And The A380

Reading articles on the AA A300 crash in NYC, the composites tongues that attach the tail to the fuselage are suspect. One engineer it read in USA Today said that composites are so new (only about 30 years old) that we don't know thier charateristics. Man has been working w/ metal for thousands of y...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 08, 2002 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Calss Meals Really As Good As They Sound?
Replies: 53
Views: 5405

RE: First Calss Meals Really As Good As They Sound?

As someone who flies Non-Rev in F class I have to say UA's food is awsome. I remember a cracked peppercorn and Honey glazed chicken from DEN-PHL I'm still trying to duplicate at home. Plane food is difficult to make because of the altitude, and recirculated air. It affects the reheating and your tas...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 08, 2002 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Has Blood On Their Hands?
Replies: 57
Views: 6639

RE: AA Has Blood On Their Hands?

Hey Leave UA out of this Naimas. UA has not complained about security. Any FAA regulation that has been imposed has been complyed w/ if not exceded. Blaming the airlines for 9-11 just shows how little you understand the issues. It was the policy that pilots give up the airplane willingly to avoid bl...

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by UALPHLCS
Thu Mar 07, 2002 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Has Blood On Their Hands?
Replies: 57
Views: 6639

RE: AA Has Blood On Their Hands?

While not a big fan of AA, thier side of the story seems more plausable. Secondly, The title of this post is VERY insensitive and imflamatory, despite your saying it was a mistake it still seems you came looking to pick an aurgument Naimas. I'll still be glad to help you on your next UA flt from PHL...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 06, 2002 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare
Replies: 5
Views: 999

RE: O'Hare

Anything To help w/ flow control I'm for. July at the gate on a ORD flight sucks. Sucks for the Passengers, sucks for the agents.

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 06, 2002 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

Yes thats true 7 or 8 depending on the number Airtran gets. The YYZ flts for AC usually leave from D-9. And the YUL flts are CRJ's so they leave from D-5 which is used mostly for the ACA And AC flts because of its easy access to the ramp. AC's flight do rather well in PHL they only reduced 2 flights...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Mar 06, 2002 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

One can only hope UAX will bring in the Dornier for the PHL-IAD we are getting killed w/ the unreliability of the J-41. LH will be back to pre-9-11 capacity in Mar. according to news reports PHL will have dailies to FRA back.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting d...

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 02, 2002 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Livery In Past 5 Years?
Replies: 44
Views: 2891

RE: Worst Livery In Past 5 Years?

Anybody remember Eastwinds logo w/ the bumblebee that was bad too.

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 02, 2002 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Delta Ever Had A Airplane Crash?
Replies: 45
Views: 26351

RE: Has Delta Ever Had A Airplane Crash?

WN is the only US airline that has not had a fatality. They've had some spectacular clos calls however. Like teh plane that landed too fast ran off he end of the runway and nearly hit a gas station. To WN's credit their saftey chief said WN's no fatality record has been shear luck, they do not claim...

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 02, 2002 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Livery In Past 5 Years?
Replies: 44
Views: 2891

RE: Worst Livery In Past 5 Years?

ATA's old scheme sucked. I think the new one is rather sharp. Southwest's are terrible, old and new alike.

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by UALPHLCS
Sat Mar 02, 2002 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored
Replies: 17
Views: 4380

RE: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored

Thank you all for reponding it took a while but I thought noone would discuss this issue, I barely got a response the first day it was posted. First, it doen't matter who pays the bill at the security check-point, or if the sceeners are federal employees or not. That is a Federal check-point, all fe...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 01, 2002 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Accidents?
Replies: 23
Views: 5716

RE: AirTran Accidents?

Airtran has been lucky. Last winter they had an incident in PHL. UA was their ground handler at the time. the plane was not finished being de-iced when the captain started to taxi away. Fortunately both deicing truck were able to pull out of the way of any jetblast. But I think a report was filed, a...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 01, 2002 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Serves The Most U.S. Cities
Replies: 6
Views: 2231

RE: Who Serves The Most U.S. Cities

So Thumper is correct because the post said to include the regional affiliates.

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 01, 2002 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored
Replies: 17
Views: 4380

RE: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored

I agree that some of the rules are paranoid. But for ANY of the rules to have any impact they have to be enforced if the TSA isn't going to enforce easiliy enforcable rules like the carry-on policy how can it be effective? All the TSA has to do is stop any bag from continuing down to the gates at th...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 01, 2002 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored
Replies: 17
Views: 4380

RE: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored

Mymain problem is w/ garment bags. These bags obviously do not comply w/ FAA regs. Yet they continuously get through secturity. These bags are almost always carried by frequent flyers, who use there status to flaunt the regulation. I want to see some enforcement. I agree that the vast majority of cu...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 01, 2002 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored
Replies: 17
Views: 4380

FAA Carry-on Restrictions Made To Be Ignored

The FAA has limited ALL customers of ALL airlines to 1 carry-on bag that will fit under the seat. (22x14x9 in.) and one personal bag, purse, briefcase or computer bag. Backbacks are carry-ons. The Fine is $1,000 per bag. These are Federal regs yet the Federal check points do not enforce the Federal ...

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by UALPHLCS
Fri Mar 01, 2002 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decorated Veteran Detained At PHX Airport
Replies: 20
Views: 1584

RE: Decorated Veteran Detained At PHX Airport

Ok so now Medal of honor winners are allowed through the check point. Let see who next... Ok old ladies they are threats even if she has a boxcutter. Ok she can go. Who's next. Mother w/ her children obviously no threat there she can take her knitting needles. Who's next. On and On and ON.. If its a...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Feb 27, 2002 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

I saw that as well Intersting considering US has been using the tower for a couple of months already. I wonder why they took so long to annunce that it was open.

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Feb 27, 2002 12:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAS-ORD United (Domestic First)
Replies: 11
Views: 4269

RE: LAS-ORD United (Domestic First)

Bags of pretzels were offered and accepted, read the report again GoAllegheny. Nowhere in the report did it say no food was offered. Pre 9-11 late flight less than transcon length had only beverage service. That's not a cut back. That's the airline figuring most people will already have eaten. I can...

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by UALPHLCS
Wed Feb 27, 2002 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can You See All Types Of Planes @ Your Airport?
Replies: 60
Views: 4121

RE: Can You See All Types Of Planes @ Your Airport?

PHL
A320's A319 A321 A330 A340
B737 300, 400, 500, 800
727
747200F
757
767
777
747400 this summer
DC-9 MD-80 DC8F
717
F100
All the regional jet types except the Avro
all kinds of corporate jets including BBJ.
Someone in PHL help me out PHL's list was longer than I thought.

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Feb 26, 2002 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Way To Sell Tickets
Replies: 0
Views: 1556

New Way To Sell Tickets

Jack Crieghton UAL's CEO, stated that it may be time to think of a new way to sell tickets. Insteat of setting a price. Sell the tickets by the mile. It would be easier to calculate profit. Costs are already done by the mile. Airlines could seel banks of miles to Corps. and they could use them for w...

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Feb 26, 2002 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic From PHL
Replies: 142
Views: 4104

RE: Trans-Atlantic From PHL

STT757, Buy low SELL high. If your dumping US or UA shares now when do YOU buy when the share is at its peak? I don't think UA is in that bad of hape that they couldn't pick up the pieces if US went bankrupt. As i've stated before AA's will actually MAKE money on the TWA buyout. Selling unwanted air...

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by UALPHLCS
Tue Feb 26, 2002 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACA Routes For New Dornier
Replies: 15
Views: 2159

RE: ACA Routes For New Dornier

I know what you mean DCA-ROC guy I've been on that flight to ROC from IAD. Probably the most miserable time I've ever had on an airplane. All of the J-31's and 41's will be gone by March 2003, according to our station manager. We only have to wait about a year, however whats the next city to get the...

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