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by gatibosgru
Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 367
Views: 30246

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

Canada may follow suit: <http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/electronics-ban-canada-us-uk-flights/article34360400/> If they do, love to see the spin on liberals trying to push their nonsense narrative. While I agree the ban is ridiculous, to make this partisan is inane. Notice it says followi...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 367
Views: 30246

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

Boy do some people here defend their country blindly.

I wonder if we'll hear anything from Canada, Germany, France, and so many other countries.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 367
Views: 30246

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

Because it's a half baked plan with the intention of harassing Muslim passengers. If I was a Muslim passenger I would be glad to know somebody is doing something to stop my fellow passengers from blowing up my airplane. Correction: "somebody is doing something to stop my fellow passengers from...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 119
Views: 13583

Re: SEAT Law coming?

I paid $276 for a Y fare on TP from BOS-LIS. I just bought BOS-PRG-VCE-BOS (BA/EI) for $411. Flew BOS-GRU (AA/JJ) in May for $430. It has never been cheaper to fly. I paid $795 for a domestic U.S. roundtrip MKE-PNS-MKE a few wks ago. That's what we call an anecdote. Do you have actual objective evi...

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 367
Views: 30246

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

Do we know which 13 countries other than Jordan are?

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by gatibosgru
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 119
Views: 13583

Re: SEAT Law coming?

(waiting for everyone to start yelling when airlines raise fares due to less seats in the cabin) .. They're already sky-high as it is now... I paid $276 for a Y fare on TP from BOS-LIS. I just bought BOS-PRG-VCE-BOS (BA/EI) for $411. Flew BOS-GRU (AA/JJ) in May for $430. It has never been cheaper t...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil requests flights to SCL
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: Avianca Brasil requests flights to SCL

More surprised it'll be on an A332.

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil requests flights to MIA
Replies: 11
Views: 1091

Re: Avianca Brasil requests flights to MIA

I'm sure they'll do well. Would they have better UA connections at MCO?

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by gatibosgru
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)
Replies: 52
Views: 7036

Re: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)

Sometimes it is better to not say anything at all than utter complete nonsense. Wx changes, airlines adjust. I get what he is saying though, if I'm on that flight the diversion and fueling wasn't what I paid for. If I bought a ticket to go direct then I don't figure a fuel stop. It's simply a case ...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)
Replies: 52
Views: 7036

Re: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)

another reason not to fly JetBlue transcon. I mean, why would they buy a plane that cant make it from point A to point B within the USA when you get some gusty winds? Shame on JetBlue. Sometimes it is better to not say anything at all than utter complete nonsense. Wx changes, airlines adjust. I get...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2163
Views: 653812

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

That Asiana bird is stunning!

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by gatibosgru
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)
Replies: 52
Views: 7036

Re: Jetblue A320 needs to stop for gas? (JFK-SJC)

jumbojet wrote:
another reason not to fly JetBlue transcon. I mean, why would they buy a plane that cant make it from point A to point B within the USA when you get some gusty winds? Shame on JetBlue.


Sometimes it is better to not say anything at all than utter complete nonsense. Wx changes, airlines adjust.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 320
Views: 24364

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Write up on the BOG-BOS flight and the market share rankings for BOS-South America. No surprise who was #1. Surprisingly three carriers (JJ, LA, and AD) with ZERO links to BOS were listed. Shouldn't that have been listed as multiple carriers since you are probably flying B6 or AA to connect to a JJ...

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by gatibosgru
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Brasil requests flights to MIA
Replies: 11
Views: 1091

Re: Avianca Brasil requests flights to MIA

Looks like things are looking up ever-so-slightly for Brazil. Wonder if AD will now revisit some of their long-haul plans as well.

Wonder if anyone, O6 included, will pick up the old TR rotation: GRU-MIA-MCO-GRU

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by gatibosgru
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Low Cost to LAX,SFO,EZE and PUJ from BCN start the July 1
Replies: 85
Views: 19004

Re: IAG Low Cost to LAX,SFO,EZE and PUJ from BCN start the July 1

Would love to see them add BCN-BOS!

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by gatibosgru
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NE US winter storm March 14
Replies: 43
Views: 6861

Re: NE US winter storm March 14

Looks to be a pretty significant storm for most of the region. NWS had a tweet mentioning over 125 million people are to see at least 1" from this storm with total going as far as 30".

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by gatibosgru
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 85
Views: 21513

Re: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

chies1 wrote:
Hi All, my first post here, but just want to you know that my son and I created the "Stephen+Cayden" design which is one of the 4 runners-up. We didn't win but glad that we can represent airliners.net readers!


Looks great! Congrats to both of you! Could you share a higher quality version?

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by gatibosgru
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG mulls more long-range narrow-body aircraft
Replies: 42
Views: 8146

Re: IAG mulls more long-range narrow-body aircraft

seabosdca wrote:
How interesting that the European carriers never really looked at this sort of service when the aircraft that could fly it was the 757, but now that it's the A321neo they are all interested.


Your fanboy-ism knows no limits, huh.....?

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by gatibosgru
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK cancels BOS flight and move a 77W to rescue GIG-DXB route
Replies: 51
Views: 12752

Re: EK cancels BOS flight and move a 77W to rescue GIG-DXB route

Well, bos-dxb loads must have been very, very low and tons of alternative flight options for apparently stranded passengers. Otherwise, you wouldnt be able to do things like this. What about the crew? Who operated bos-gig, gig-dxb, etc.? Also quite interesting. Overall, messed up situation, but in ...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada: CS300 will be an excellent performer
Replies: 27
Views: 8026

Re: Air Canada: CS300 wil be an excellent performer

This may be OT, but could someone explain to me how such an capable plane isn't selling? Sounds like BBD has been offering amazing discounts left and right, combined with the promised performance shouldn't it be a killer?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY To Cease USA Expansion
Replies: 31
Views: 10024

Re: EY To Cease USA Expansion

Was always hoping we'd get an EY bird at BOS, but not expanding in the US makes a lot of sense for them.

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by gatibosgru
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL ready for the A350?
Replies: 130
Views: 26018

Re: Is DL ready for the A350?

Will be interesting, too, to see whether the A350 supplants the A330 in most of DL's advertising. I'm always so happy to see the A330 on their ads everywhere! It is probably, in my opinion, the most photogenic plane! I'm sure the A350 will look amazing as well, DL's marketing time definitely knows ...

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by gatibosgru
Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New executive order - implications at US airports
Replies: 46
Views: 4251

Re: New executive order - implications at US airports

It's very important that people around the world read the text of the executive order, before forming and spreading opinions. The media is going to go off into complete hysteria. I took the time to read every word of the structured order, and it does specifically give discretion, on a case-by-case ...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE
Replies: 151
Views: 20228

Re: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE

I totally understand the decision, but I'll go out of my way to get IFE/PTV when possible. I like having my phone to do stuff when I travel and usually don't feel like getting my computer or iPad out. Also makes it easy during meals to watch something since the entire tray is occupied.

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by gatibosgru
Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1019
Views: 124477

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

That EVA livery on the A330 looks stunning.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Embraer E195-E2 takes shape
Replies: 33
Views: 6492

Re: First Embraer E195-E2 takes shape

What a stunner! I love the changes they've made to the E2 family, can't wait to see them flying around and hopefully fly in one too.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Widerøe order 3 (+12) E190-E2
Replies: 27
Views: 3655

Re: Widerøe order 3 (+12) E190-E2

Cograts to both parties!

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by gatibosgru
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reported shooting at FLL
Replies: 198
Views: 17701

Re: Reported shooting at FLL

Damn

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by gatibosgru
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific and Hainan Considering Miami
Replies: 74
Views: 8874

Re: Cathay Pacific and Hainan Considering Miami

New year, new Miami-Asia rumors :D

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by gatibosgru
Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Use 787s, A330s And 767s, In One Fleet
Replies: 60
Views: 12920

Re: Airlines That Use 787s, A330s And 767s, In One Fleet

LAX772LR wrote:
DL will have all three come 2020.


Might have to wait a few more years and a new order now.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58471

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

I honestly don't mind the raccoon eyes at all.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 120188

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

Truly heartbreaking to know it could all have been avoided.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American adds a 3rd flight Bogota - Miami
Replies: 16
Views: 3068

Re: American adds a 3rd flight Bogota - Miami

Still waiting on a BOG-BOS flight, wonder if AA would have the balls or is it only possible with B6?

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by gatibosgru
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58471

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

Can't wait to see the wingflex on this beaut

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by gatibosgru
Mon Dec 26, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58471

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

I hope we get more A330 customers slowly replacing their aging fleets with NEOs. How many current CEO operators have NEO orders?

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by gatibosgru
Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to operate in Argentina
Replies: 50
Views: 9815

Re: Norwegian to operate in Argentina

I wonder how LAN will react to this

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by gatibosgru
Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58471

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

I don't like those winglets. It's like they looked at a picture of the 787s winglets and tried to imitate them as closely as they could without being arsed to come up with a new plane design. The black paint around the windows does not do it any favor. But the 787 wings and winglets have a much nic...

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by gatibosgru
Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58471

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

coolian2 wrote:
The A330 has been my favourite fanboy plane for a very long time.

I uh...need a moment.


Completely agree! I'm happy to know we have a few decades left of this design, especially with the NEOs coming in.

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by gatibosgru
Sun Dec 25, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL A320 Service from airberlin
Replies: 65
Views: 11319

Re: TATL A320 Service from airberlin

Cunard wrote:
Q wrote:
It's on forum title quote "TATL". What does stand for TATL meaning?

Q


Are you serious with this question?

After being a member of Airliners.net for 16 years and with 633 posts your actually asking this common used term TATL as in Trans-Atlantic.


What an arrogant reply.

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by gatibosgru
Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58471

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

It looks like a bird, but that's a good thing! Always loved the A330/340 family and this one is a nice addition to the family.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Youtuber Kicked off of plane for "Speaking Arabic"
Replies: 76
Views: 7107

Re: Youtuber Kicked off of plane for "Speaking Arabic"

deltadawg wrote:
The world of "low information" over sensitive morons........get a life, get off twitter, facebook and do something productive!


Like go on a forum and let your emotions get the best of you?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe
Replies: 143
Views: 18846

Re: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe

Sorry to burst your american bubble, but Delta is neither Global nor Premium compared to LH, EK,SQ or even AC. Where does DL not go that makes them less "global" than one of these other carriers? Conversely, does the US market not matter? Just curious? Delta isn't global? They have nearly...

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by gatibosgru
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe
Replies: 143
Views: 18846

Re: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe

I would have thought B6 would start out in Brazil with MAO or REC at first possibly code-sharing with Azul. FLL-GRU is very ambitious and already operated by Azul.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range
Replies: 56
Views: 6994

Re: Planes currently being manufactured in the 20-40 seat range

I believe Embraer still sells the ERJ-135?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 201
Views: 37078

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

lavalampluva wrote:
As far as US cities there are always the defaults....JFK/EWR, LAX, ORD, MIA, BOS, IAD.


And they already fly to half of those.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA orders 24 Ejets
Replies: 46
Views: 11999

Re: UA orders 24 Ejets

Why not E2s? Slot availability?

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by gatibosgru
Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Closes Sao Paulo
Replies: 39
Views: 8270

Re: Etihad Closes Sao Paulo

I would have thought the front of the plane was full enough to keep the route alive. GRU still has QR & EK so the region is covered, sad to see another route dropped for GRU though.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to offer Basic Economy Fares in 2017
Replies: 55
Views: 8308

Re: UA to offer Basic Economy Fares in 2017

Doubt the fares will go down. They'll just sell the same fare and charge extra for add-ons. It is what it is.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Air Canada Tango Fail?
Replies: 54
Views: 7089

Re: Why did Air Canada Tango Fail?

DDR wrote:
Longhauler is an Air Canada captain. I tend to think he knows a lot more about this subject than you do. Stop arguing with him.


lol

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