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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5548

Re: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017

Nothing from the mainland to Tokyo in the top 10 . Does anyone have combined NRT/HND numbers?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed May 30, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11603

Re: New NYC airport

Unfortunately there's only so much airspace available to add more airplanes into a confined space. Simply adding more flights to nearby airports doesn't fix the problem, it compounds to it. Like I said before, more gates and runways isn't the fix here. The only significant improvements would come f...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed May 23, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busiest airports without full length taxiways
Replies: 60
Views: 7820

Re: Busiest airports without full length taxiways

Is LCY still scheduled to get a full length taxiway? IIRC there was talk of that.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed May 02, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian going 3x daily LGW-JFK
Replies: 48
Views: 6443

Re: Norwegian going 3x daily LGW-JFK

The block times seem off. Too long westbound and too short eastbound.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to start ORH to PHL
Replies: 86
Views: 9917

Re: American to start ORH to PHL

That was added after I made my original post.But, from word of mouth, I had heard that the flight times were actually: PHL-ORH 21:30-22:39 ORH-PHL 08:00-09:05 meaning the plane would overnight here. Someone may have gotten their a.m./p.m. mixed up. Is that timing going to work with single crew, dut...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KEF 2018 stats
Replies: 6
Views: 1385

Re: KEF 2018 stats

I haven't been through KEF in a few years, was the terminal ever expanded? And if so, how is it handling the extra traffic? And if not, any plans?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11998

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

BA 117 diverted to BOS an is headed back to JFK after an an hour and half on the ground.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 30114

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

From UA Cargo, "no shipments will be loaded on flights scheduled to arrive in these locations [EWR, BDL, BOS, LGA, MHT, ORF, PHL, PVD and PWM ] before 12:01 a.m. EST Sunday, January 7."

Ramp issues?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do they work Cape Air's cessna aircraft into the pattern for approach to BOS?
Replies: 32
Views: 6592

Re: How do they work Cape Air's cessna aircraft into the pattern for approach to BOS?

Well, here's how they work a Cessna 172 into ORD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ovGFhJCRU0 "You'll be following a heavy B 747", whoa. When flying a C 172 near JFK I thought it was pretty cool to have tower let me know "your traffic is a heavy Concorde departing 13R, will be no fac...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL JFK-SEA makes unplanned stop due to bathrooms
Replies: 33
Views: 8223

Re: DL JFK-SEA makes unplanned stop due to bathrooms

Wait, I thought only JetBlue had lav issues, and not Delta.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?
Replies: 78
Views: 9411

Re: Cargo carriers (UPS, FedEx) up-gauging aircraft, flights during the holiday season?

As we are looking at late autumn freight peaks, we shouldn't forget those urgent-to-get, heavy wine bottles from France. Two million bottles, or close to 1,400 tonnes of Beaujolais Nouveau[...] 20 years or so go my company shipped 2 to 8 pallets every day CGN-EWR with UPS. Day in - day out, year ro...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK reconstruction update?
Replies: 27
Views: 3794

Re: JFK reconstruction update?

Ah, the infamous Van Wyck Parking Lot! That's the main reason I dread picked up South Korean relatives who visit us in Northern New Jersey. (I can avoid the Cross Bronx Parking Lot by going a different way.) My last time going to JFK everything was a parking lot. I seriously thought it was going to...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Failed To Detect Weapons, Bombs During Most Screening Tests
Replies: 69
Views: 13524

Re: TSA Failure Rate Around 80%; Agency "Badly Broken"

A friend of mine had an internship with MassPort in late 80's. One of his tasks was to try smuggle weapons past the screeners. He was shocked that he could get through about 1 in 4 times.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is IST the world's busiest airport to use separate runways for arrivals and departures?
Replies: 29
Views: 6282

Re: Is IST the world's busiest airport to use separate runways for arrivals and departures?

JFK's most efficient configuration is VOR approaches to 13L and 22L, and departures off of 13R. Worst case is ILS 13L departing 13R.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 16518

Re: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018

What's primary direction in traffic flow? Ex AUS or LHR? O & D percentage?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United opens new summer seasonal routes from EWR to OPO, KEF and ZRH as well as route extensions
Replies: 90
Views: 14330

Re: United opens. New summer seasonal routes!

klwright69 wrote:
I suppose the current seasonal flights will return: VCE, HAM, ARN, ATH, SFO-MUC, etc.


HAM? Seasonal from where? I thought EWR-HAM was year round or has that changed?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Canada's airports runways aren't long enough
Replies: 16
Views: 3884

Re: Canada's airports runways aren't long enough

Do any Canadian airports have an EMAS?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United launches "Classified" an invite-only restaurant at EWR
Replies: 11
Views: 4301

Re: United launches "Classified" an invite-only restaurant at EWR

A $65 breakfast? And they don't put bourbon in it or nothing?

Would you go back? How long is the invite good for?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT unveils new branding, launches marketing campaign
Replies: 103
Views: 9413

Re: ONT unveils new branding, launches marketing campaign

LAXintl wrote:
Per the airport authority, it seeks to market the airport as “Southern California’s preferred alternate airport.”


That's fine, but I hope that phase isn't in marketing directed at the flying public. Blech.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4391

Re: What is next for KEF?

Have they started a terminal expansion or new building? It was crowded enough 5 years ago and totally bursting at the seams last time I was there about 18 months ago.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines considers cancelling New York route
Replies: 46
Views: 11925

Re: China Airlines considers cancelling New York route

KarelXWB wrote:
- China Airlines' New York route difficult because of new cabin crew agreement


What is the new agreement? And why did they agree to it?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri May 26, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cirrus vision SF50 - the $2 million single engine private jet
Replies: 11
Views: 1995

Re: Cirrus vision SF50 - the $2 million single engine private jet

N766UA wrote:
Great, Cirrus owners with jets...


It's got a forked tail, what could possibly go wrong?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri May 05, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 171889

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

NE – Departures can still go off of 9, but obviously arrivals will be affected. Perhaps the visual to 4L could be used during good weather. "the FAA proposes to establish two temporary approach procedures: an Area Navigation (RNAV) approach to RWY 4 Left (4L) and a “side-step” maneuver to the ...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why are some United Express flights in the North East so expensive?
Replies: 21
Views: 3140

Re: Why are some United Express flights in the North East so expensive?

Random date in June UA will get you from BDL to EWR for as little as $227, but you'll be connecting in IAD.

I noticed the flexible economy is $676 ($100 premium) nonstop and $1,000 ($700+ premium) via IAD, what's up with that?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "British Airways 'turning into Ryanair' as first class passengers are the latest to lose perks"
Replies: 109
Views: 21684

Re: "British Airways 'turning into Ryanair' as first class passengers are the latest to lose perks"

When people pay the premium that they do for first class, they are absolutely entitled to expect a certain level of comfort. It's not like they paid Y fares but got upgraded. And the airline certainly needs to have some sympathy for them, because they need those customers to come back. Anyone have ...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 16296

Re: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

I hate LH 401, departs JFK around 4:00 PM and arrives FRA usually just after 5:00 AM. The holiday makers going Mallorca aren't even drunk yet.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Nov 03, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways announce LHR-PUA, BDS, ZTH, MPL, NTE, TLL & MJV
Replies: 36
Views: 6888

Re: British Airways announce LHR-PUA, BDS, ZTH, MPL, NTE, TLL & MJV

BA's new routes page mentions there's a weekly STN-TXL flight. What's up with that?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is it so difficult to ship air-cargo directly with a cargo carrier?
Replies: 35
Views: 5483

Re: What is it so difficult to directly ship air-cargo directly with a cargo carrier?

DHL / UPS / FedEx provide a door to door service, and you will pay for that. A freight forwarder can set you up for airport to airport shipments. If you are a member of a trade association ask them, specialist forwarders probably pitch them. Call some forwarders, stress consistent volume, an LD3 per...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air launches KEF-MIA
Replies: 28
Views: 3811

Re: Wow Air launches KEF-MIA

787fan8 wrote:
WOW Air's growth has really impressed me. Hopefully they don't outgrow themselves.


Or outgrow KEF. What is the state of the terminal? Any expansion plan?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to move all LHR flights to T3
Replies: 28
Views: 5833

Re: DL to all LHR flights to T3

I just connected 10 days ago in LHR from AF to VS (all with DL flight numbers) and it was a royal pain. I did that 10 years ago with all CO flight numbers but with vintage terminals. Not pleasant to say the least. Bonus points for the liquids ban was brand new, took close two hours to get through s...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 757 Trans-Atlantic Routes
Replies: 14
Views: 7717

Re: Delta's 757 Trans-Atlantic Routes

3) FI's Saga class is basically equivalent to domestic F.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Positive Story On UA... For A Change
Replies: 31
Views: 6227

A Positive Story On UA... For A Change

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DolphinAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">DolphinAir747</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Any remedy to this? It's extre...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big East Coast Snow: What's The Plan?
Replies: 150
Views: 19755

RE: Big East Coast Snow: What's The Plan?

UA cargo restrictions apply to origin, destination or transferring shipments of the following products/commodities: -- PetSafe, TempControl, EXP, QuickPak and QuickPak International, LifeGuard, UASecure, TrustUA and all perishable shipments -- all shipments except non-perishable GEN -- <acronym titl...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Failed To Catch Man With Loaded Gun
Replies: 37
Views: 5303

RE: TSA Failed To Catch Man With Loaded Gun

About two weeks ago the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee really let the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> have it in a hearing held in part as a response to the DHS Inspector General's finding that auditors were able to smuggle prohibited items pas...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 To SAN S16!
Replies: 59
Views: 13764

RE: BA 747 To SAN S16!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SANFan" class="quote" target="_blank">SANFan</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Is the "Lindy Hop" still required when a jumbo...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Changing Flight Numbers From SFO-Europe
Replies: 21
Views: 6935

RE: United Changing Flight Numbers From SFO-Europe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airzim" class="quote" target="_blank">airzim</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>And this matters, why? Who cares if they cha...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sullenberger Criticizes LGA Plans
Replies: 84
Views: 21433

RE: Sullenberger Criticizes LGA Plans

Wasn't there talk about extending the piers just enough to install an EMAS? If <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtiss / North Beach / Municipal-La Guardia Field) (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>'s runways are truly unsafe changes would be made or the field closed.<br><br>[...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed May 20, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Happening At London Southend?
Replies: 21
Views: 4753

RE: What Is Happening At London Southend?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/factsonly" class="quote" target="_blank">factsonly</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>- SOUTHEND - GRONINGEN 1.798 new ...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Decision On BA Terminal 7 Lease At JFK Soon?
Replies: 23
Views: 7287

RE: Decision On BA Terminal 7 Lease At JFK Soon?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/commavia" class="quote" target="_blank">commavia</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>proprietary lounges</i></font></td></tr></...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Porter Can't Extend The Runway...
Replies: 45
Views: 13322

RE: If Porter Can't Extend The Runway...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yowza" class="quote" target="_blank">yowza</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Not very premium at all any more I'm afraid </...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Feb 03, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific To Launch Dusseldorf
Replies: 58
Views: 14975

RE: Cathay Pacific To Launch Dusseldorf

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BreninTW" class="quote" target="_blank">BreninTW</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I'm surprised they're starting that flight...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern A300 On LGA Shuttle Flights
Replies: 32
Views: 5646

RE: Eastern A300 On LGA Shuttle Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cs03" class="quote" target="_blank">cs03</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> In 1980/1981 I took <acronym title="European Regi...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri May 16, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair To Cut 220 Connections
Replies: 32
Views: 15638

RE: Ryanair To Cut 220 Connections

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD11Engineer" class="quote" target="_blank">MD11Engineer</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>At this time Fraport was still w...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair DC-10s - A Couple Of Questions
Replies: 35
Views: 11424

RE: Finnair DC-10s - A Couple Of Questions

Dating myself but IIRC, first class had club seating, at least in 1976.

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Government Bill To Ban Inflight Calls
Replies: 54
Views: 4247

RE: US Government Bill To Ban Inflight Calls

What about cell vs non-cell seating? Like smoking or non smoking of yesteryear?

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's DUS-U.S. Service
Replies: 38
Views: 9247

RE: LH's DUS-U.S. Service

Was <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym> ever a direct flight with a change of aircraft in <acronym title="Frankfurt am M...

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by GolfBravoRomeo
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Launches "Mint" Premium Brand/Cabin
Replies: 60
Views: 17602

RE: JetBlue Launches "Mint" Premium Brand/Cabin

When selecting seats it says, "Mint and Even More Space seats’ cost varies by price." Can someone help me out?

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