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by pasu129
Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 9946

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

The Sheldon Adelson Express... :rotfl: No doube Sheldon's company presence and influence has a lot to do with that route. However, like previously mentioned, ORD, or any other cities, could not have been served with only 1x weekly and receive the grant Israeli Govt. would give to LY. That said, exc...

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by pasu129
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon
Replies: 99
Views: 24811

Re: Air France terminates Joon

Didn't Joon just launched their new "Cosy Joon"? https://thedesignair.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/cosy-joon-4.jpg https://thedesignair.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/cosy-joon-9.jpg https://thedesignair.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/cosy-joon-11.jpg source:TheDesignAir.net

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by pasu129
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.
Replies: 159
Views: 23833

Re: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.

I believe the article hit the nail on the head on this one. "People do not remember what you said, served, or happened. But they certainly remember how you make them feel." That goes along with almost any industry, especially ones with service oriented. No one pays for commodity, but one w...

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by pasu129
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 with two GE90’s.
Replies: 84
Views: 20034

Re: A340 with two GE90’s.

Would Airbus make more competitive a340 with four CFM Leap 1A same as the on A321neo. What do you think? Would save a lot of fuel, but still wouldn't be competitive with the A350 overall. One has to know, more parts on an a/c, more maintenance it requires and in turns more $ for the airline. So no ...

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by pasu129
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops
Replies: 16
Views: 2548

Re: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops

http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.
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Zara is only one of the many brands Inditex has. See link. http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.

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by pasu129
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops
Replies: 16
Views: 2548

Re: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops

http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.
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Zara is only one of the many brands Inditex has. See link. http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.

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by pasu129
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops
Replies: 16
Views: 2548

Re: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops

http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.
-->

Zara is only one of the many brands Inditex has. See link. http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.

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by pasu129
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops
Replies: 16
Views: 2548

Re: Zaragoza second busiest in Spain for cargo ops

http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.
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Zara is only one of the many brands Inditex has. See link. http://www.inditex.com

At this time, Inditex is going to continue expand, which would drive even more cargo flow into and out of ZAZ.

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by pasu129
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nonstop to Italy from SFO
Replies: 35
Views: 5172

Re: Nonstop to Italy from SFO

Would MXP work better? Milan is more of a business center than Rome, and the fashion industry is pretty big in both Milan and San Francisco. Not to steer this away from SFO, but I've always wondered if the fashion industry in Milan and entertainment industry in L.A. could support an AA LAX-MXP flig...

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by pasu129
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City Update: Confirms HKG-SEA
Replies: 194
Views: 24609

Re: Cathay Pacific Hints At New US City

LAS? Why? Its notorious for low yield flights. BA and VS fly their from their LGW leisure gateway. Why go to Las Vegas to gamble when Macau is close to Hong Kong? For someone who are not a casino player to comment on their behavior is irrational. Casino players tend to travel to have fun, gaming in...

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by pasu129
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did DL, UA, or AA Ever Come Close To Ordering The A380 or 748?
Replies: 40
Views: 7356

Re: Did DL, UA, or AA Ever Come Close To Ordering The A380 or 748?

Only route that could support VLA for US3 would be JFK-LAX/SFO, but with that they'll miss multiple available times which is what these two routes' pax prefer, so in short, NO.

Maybe when the price is right, UA will opt for A388 for SFO-HNL. :cloudnine:

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by pasu129
Tue May 15, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to switch LAS to LHR in S19 ?
Replies: 36
Views: 6342

Re: VS to switch LAS to LHR in S19 ?

I personally would love to see VS do a LGW plus LHR. If BA can do it, so can VS with even better soft product.

With that said, LHR serves BA's connection to the rest of the Europe and World, while VS's presence in LHR only connects to another International destination.

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by pasu129
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lower-deck passenger sleeping facilities - Is this Airbus' way of making the A330 sell better?
Replies: 49
Views: 9749

Re: Is this Airbus' way of making the A330 sell better?

How would passengers from main deck access lower deck with switchable loading of cargo and bunk space? What's the protocol for emergency? Does cargo door open for emergency usage? In case of emergency/water landing, will the lower bunk passengers more in dangers because of the proximity to emergency...

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by pasu129
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Announces 12 new destinations
Replies: 81
Views: 17009

Re: Qatar Airways Announces 12 new destinations

Yet we are still waiting for DOH-LAS to start.

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by pasu129
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employee Uses Vulgarities Towards Customer @ PDX
Replies: 214
Views: 17894

Re: Delta Employee Uses Vulgarities Towards Customer @ PDX

The passenger probably deserved it. Whether the passenger was acting up, or was it an internal system issue, as a representative of a company (Delta Air Lines in this case since he put on Delta's uniform), he should have reacted differently or request assistance from superior if he could not resolv...

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by pasu129
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Unveil Special 'Thank You' Livery on Re-Instated A340-600
Replies: 39
Views: 12380

Re: Virgin Atlantic Unveil Special 'Thank You' Livery on Re-Instated A340-600

Will VS use VNAP on LGW-LAS-LGW? Vegas is a popular destination for the Brits

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by pasu129
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22731

Re: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

When SQ starts flying direct to LAX and EWR, what will happen to there 1 stop flights to LAX and JFK SQ 7 / 8 (LAX via ICN) SQ 11 / 12 (LAX via NRT) SQ 25 / 26 (JFK via FRA) You're getting ahead of yourself. SQ has not revealed which NYC gateway they plan to service with the nonstop. They could jus...

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by pasu129
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT taking design bids for their new International terminal.
Replies: 37
Views: 4045

Re: ONT taking design bids for their new International terminal.

It would be a nice addition to Int'l flights from Far East to SoCal. There are a lot of Asian population on East of DTLA, and traveling to LAX from East LA isn't the easiest at most times.

I don't see it replaces most China ops in LAX, however, more of an addition option.

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by pasu129
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana celebrates 30th anniversary; refocus more on longhaul flying
Replies: 68
Views: 8905

Re: Asiana celebrates 30th anniversary; refocus more on longhaul flying

OZ ICN-LAS-ICN would be nice tho KE already serve that route.

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by pasu129
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR
Replies: 128
Views: 18205

Re: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR

I understand that DXB is mainly connecting pax and UA doesn't fly there anymore anyway. America First doesn't apply to all industries ie air transport and that is fine because our government allowed these deals. But as a Global Services member I will never enter an Emirates cabin and Dubai (IMHO) a...

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by pasu129
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR
Replies: 128
Views: 18205

Re: Emirates Announces non stop flights to EWR

I understand that DXB is mainly connecting pax and UA doesn't fly there anymore anyway. America First doesn't apply to all industries ie air transport and that is fine because our government allowed these deals. But as a Global Services member I will never enter an Emirates cabin and Dubai (IMHO) a...

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by pasu129
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which airports are most likely to top ATL as world's busiest in the next decade?
Replies: 15
Views: 2974

Re: Which airports are most likely to top ATL as world's busiest in the next decade?

Would be LHR if they'd had Runway 4 by now. Anyway, IST, DXB until DWC is open. Wildcard, LAX? I'd love for LAX to grow into that spot, but it's unlikely to happen. Taxiway congestion is too severe to allow for more growth. The Midfield Concourse will give a little breathing room, but it really onl...

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by pasu129
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.
Replies: 95
Views: 14354

Re: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.

If this is true, this is absolutely great news. As a Disney travel agent for Aulani, my guests would go crazy for this service. Another viable option outside of LAX and serve guests out of Orange County. So PAX can go from HNL (Aulani) to LGB (Disneyland) and onward to MCO (WDW)? Talk about a true ...

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by pasu129
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Additional CX A350-1000 routes: LAX and EWR, plus large A350-900 expansion
Replies: 103
Views: 26815

Re: Additional CX A350-1000 routes: LAX and EWR, plus large A350-900 expansion

A359 LAX-HKG, how will that affect their loads? So is A359 replaces all 77W?

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by pasu129
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to begin seasonal service to LAS
Replies: 59
Views: 6653

Re: LATAM to begin seasonal service to LAS

Oh the day VARIG will come back with all the 747-400 available now on market! http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/0/7/1371707.jpg With that said, it is nice to see JJ with nonstop connection to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Las Vegas is one of the many favorite destinations of many Brazilians, as p...

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by pasu129
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 Engine Failure While Departing Dubai
Replies: 40
Views: 15595

Re: Emirates A380 Engine Failure While Departing Dubai

A380 on AF, BA, QF, and EK all seem to have/had engine issues, what a great start for Airbus to push for A380plus!

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by pasu129
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East Asian Airlines at Newark Liberty
Replies: 40
Views: 6822

Re: East Asian Airlines at Newark Liberty

Guys, it's clearly a rant of the OP not getting what he/she wanted to make it convenient for him/herself. No need to dig deep into the geolocation, load factor/O&D, JFK will forever be an international hub which EWR will not ever be able to match. Period. With that said, should EWR have more Eas...

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by pasu129
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: On-board showers on Emirates' A380
Replies: 18
Views: 11383

Re: On-board showers on Emirates' A380

Zaf wrote:
The used shower water is stored to flush toilets in economy class


Somehow I read this as "They used flushed economy class toilets to shower water." HAHAHAHAHAHAHA :rotfl:

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by pasu129
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX Terminal 3 might be named for Sen. John McCain
Replies: 17
Views: 4259

Re: PHX Terminal 3 might be named for Sen. John McCain

Very nice gesture for someone who have done much for US. Politics aside, Sen. John McCain is a great asset of United States.

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by pasu129
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 101
Views: 26937

Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Safe to assume the curtains showing in the lounge area will incorporate into the F suites?

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by pasu129
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue adds flights, caps fares out of Florida at $99-159
Replies: 2
Views: 1413

Re: JetBlue adds flights, caps fares out of Florida at $99-159

Good move on B6 to respond on evac efforts!

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by pasu129
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 264
Views: 37996

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH

DUB-HKT? Who's going to Thailand via HKG?

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by pasu129
Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B763 vs B738 / 4 - 5h routes
Replies: 22
Views: 4641

Re: B763 vs B738 / 4 - 5h routes

A lot of times are due to slot restriction. Airlines would not give up or add additional slots due to what's already assigned. There is no point of having 2 aircrafts if 1 would do, given the comparison of same seat amounts, same cost per seat with 2 planes vs 1 plane, only difference would be the c...

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by pasu129
Wed May 31, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 19672

Re: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

The Continentals by United Air Lines, classic!!! LOL

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by pasu129
Mon May 29, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 upper lounge
Replies: 8
Views: 2319

Re: 747 upper lounge

The issue isn't 747's dome space issue, it is more of the engine fuel consumption. Mind you, 747 is originally designed as a freighter only, and the elevated cockpit area helped with nose loading, PAX 747 is actually an after thought (ask Mr. Joe Sutter himself!), A380 is the original design as a PA...

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by pasu129
Wed May 24, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/c off runway in HKG - MU768
Replies: 9
Views: 3448

Re: A/c off runway in HKG - MU768

grozzy wrote:
Does anyone know if a regular tug would get it out, or do they need a specialised vehicle?


Probably air jack then tug.

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by pasu129
Wed May 24, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/c off runway in HKG - MU768
Replies: 9
Views: 3448

Re: A/c off runway in HKG - MU768

ASQ400 wrote:
There seem to be a lot of planes circling in the ocean just off of HKG. They're suffering delays all right


Heavy rain plus disabled aircraft

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by pasu129
Mon May 22, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"
Replies: 93
Views: 19672

Re: United working to replace P.S. with "United Coast"

United C.S. (Coastal Service)?

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by pasu129
Wed May 17, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happens if I no show on LY-B6 connection?
Replies: 23
Views: 1600

Re: Help pls - what happens if no show on LY-B6 conx ?

As long as you can retrieve your bags at arrival to JFK, you wouldn't have any problems, since you'll essentially have to re-check with B6 after custom. Same thing happens at LAX.

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by pasu129
Tue May 16, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 763 at LAS?
Replies: 12
Views: 4606

Re: BA 763 at LAS?

Saw her on Sunday and had strobe lights on around the maintenance area where G4 used to park. Eerie feeling since company B772 was just there last year.

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by pasu129
Fri May 12, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HKG: plans new bridge to satellite concourse over apron
Replies: 31
Views: 7001

Re: HKG: plans new bridge to satellite concourse over apron

This seems like far more of an imaged-based decision rather than a functional one. I would have to imagine a tunnel would cause fewer operational disruptions during construction, and would cost significantly less given the scale and scope of the bridge. I'm sure it'll look great, but from a functio...

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by pasu129
Mon May 01, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 120
Views: 36035

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

Looks like that is the closest to the "revised" livery TommyArias has posted. HA's website has changed. https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/

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by pasu129
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why many flight attendant in the US are very not customer friendly?
Replies: 79
Views: 14997

Re: Why many flight attendant in the US are very not customer friendly?

Why many customer in the US are very not flight attendant friendly? You, sir, said a mouthful right there! People will have to understand the recent UA & AA incidents are individual cases and do not represent the entirety of commercial aviation industry in US. One ought to remember, you receive...

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by pasu129
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: AA, Boeing 797 Or A322?
Replies: 12
Views: 6597

Re: Hypothetical: AA, Boeing 797 Or A322?

Most of the A320 family of AA's are from PMUS days, and they are significantly older than the new A321 fleet PMAA acquired, kinda of pointless to adopt an older model for new fleet I'd say. If new fleet type is to be introduced, why not the 7M7/787-3 proposed to have fleet commonality with 787-8/9? ...

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by pasu129
Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM New Livery
Replies: 51
Views: 39025

Re: KLM New Livery

Isn't this one already flying with new livery for mainline fleet?

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by pasu129
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC launches YVR-BOS, resumes YUL-IAD
Replies: 42
Views: 5725

Re: AC launches YVR-BOS, resumes YUL-IAD

Any chance of YVR - MIA in the foreseeable future?

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by pasu129
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Near Water Impact in Sint Maarten
Replies: 122
Views: 41962

Re: Westjet Near Water Impact in Sint Maarten

Pilot flare for a long period of time, not uncommon yet not often.

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by pasu129
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-YVR goes mainline
Replies: 9
Views: 2370

Re: AA LAX-YVR goes mainline

Wish they'd switch sooner!!!

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by pasu129
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX poised to have an all-widebody, all-twins passenger fleet. Who's else/next?
Replies: 34
Views: 7274

Re: CX poised to have an all-widebody, all-twins passenger fleet. Who's else/next?

CX has always been widebody only other than CV 880 and 707 in the early days. They utilize KA on their narrowbody fleet nowadays.

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