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by OA412
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Citizen Festival take a knee everyone
Replies: 58
Views: 951

Re: Global Citizen Festival take a knee everyone

The best response to this whole mess came from Detroit tight end Eric Ebron. He tweeted: Does anyone tell trump to stick to politics, like they tell us to stick to sports? Smh. Who does Trump think he is to tell employers to fire their employees over them exercising their first amendment rights? Wh...

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by OA412
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 237
Views: 6875

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

I really think a lot of people who argue otherwise are just making it all up. Or they have no idea. "Get rid of Obamacare, but don't repeal the ACA which funds *insert successful state program* and gives me healthcare" I tend to agree most have no idea. I've known people like this through...

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by OA412
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 279
Views: 5689

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

https://i1.wp.com/therightscoop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/trump_tweets.jpg?fit=620,300 https://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KIvH4QBsiToMCkLXE94sBIe66EI=/0x0:1200x628/fit-in/1200x630/cdn3.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/9308341/trump_curry2.jpg Not an honor when a racist evangelical pussy gra...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 279
Views: 5689

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Voter ID is another right-wing bugaboo, consistent with their central dogma, winning at all and any cost, no matter how dishonest and inflammatory in the process. If anyone doesn't think that a good chunk of today's Republican Party and their voters would happily find a way to outlaw the Democratic...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 279
Views: 5689

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

.... but Texas calling the shots for the rest of the USA is just peachy i presume. And i find it awesome that unattractive states, that fail to attract or retain people that want to live there, gets to call the shots over successful states and basically get rewarded for sucking as a place to live. ...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 13197

Re: AIR FRANCE start SEATTLE and TAIPEI in 2018

Great. AF previously served SEA before DL took over the SEA-CDG route. I flew that flight and it was excellent. Will DL stop their SEA-CDG flight and turn it back over to AF or will there be 2x a day flights? It wasn't announced with the various other European cuts, so I assume they're going 2 dail...

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by OA412
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricanes effect on Tax Reform
Replies: 21
Views: 454

Re: Hurricanes effect on Tax Reform

So I would say that Trickle down economics is a prime example of voodoo economics. :D Pretty much. Trickle down economics is an absolute sham. That is the American way, especially under Trump & Co....Bankrupt a company, shaft the employees, demand a public bailout, and then sue the employees fo...

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by OA412
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 184
Views: 20773

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

For what it's worth, DTW is also the first base for the A350, which is the new Flagship of the Delta fleet. That demonstrates considerable commitment to the airport, and the addition of the CDG flight is another demonstration of that commitment. Indeed. I don't understand some of the doom and gloom...

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by OA412
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 184
Views: 20773

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Really interesting adds. No lie, I had to look up PDL. The ! is warranted, but DL does have a recent history of being in the vanguard when it comes to niche trans-Atlantic flying. As did I. I'm fairly certain PA served PDL at some point during its existence, so it's certainly been a long time since ...

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by OA412
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderators support DTW, censor any opposing view
Replies: 12
Views: 696

Re: Moderators support DTW, censor any opposing view

Unless you are part of the DTW movement, your right to free speech is not worth a cent here! I'm not at all interested in any DTW vs. ATL fight, but "your right to free speech" doesn't exist on this or any web forum. You post here and you agree to abide by the forum rules. Your right to f...

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by OA412
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean evaluating A320neo and 737 MAX
Replies: 11
Views: 1514

Re: Aegean evaluating A320neo and 737 MAX

I agree with those saying it's likely to be a NEO order. 737 is certainly not out of the question; after all, A3 started out flying the 737. However, those were Classics, not NGs, so I'm not sure they'd be willing to go to the expense of the bringing their pilots up to speed on the MAX.

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by OA412
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL dropping PHL-CDG?
Replies: 92
Views: 12256

Re: DL dropping PHL-CDG?

ARN is a market that Delta has came and went multiple times over the years. Why can't they make it work? You aren't joking. I can't even keep track of how many times since the PA Atlantic Division was bought JFK-ARN has come and gone. I want to say 4 or 5 times which seems ludicrous but I think it ...

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by OA412
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is this Forum too US centric?
Replies: 61
Views: 1871

Re: Is this Forum too US centric?

No, but there are a number of general interest websites where US-based users just act as if everyone else is US-based as well. This is one of them. It can be pretty annoying for "the rest of the world" and hints at a certain arrogance. I've noticed this a lot as well. Some don't know have...

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by OA412
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump threatens total destruction of North Korea if....
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Re: Trump threatens total destruction of North Korea if....

OP does not want to turn his Facebook into a hellhole, so he then posts it here and suggests that this is "fake news" (a term that needs to stop being bandied about regarding well-respected news outlet), which will only lead to this thread becoming a hell-hole. The full quote indicating Tr...

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by OA412
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is this Forum too US centric?
Replies: 61
Views: 1871

Re: Is this Forum too US centric?

I was a moderator here when Johan was running the show. We were regularly accused of bias, zealotry, so on and so forth. Were you to believe the complaints we got, we were simultaneously for and against Boeing, Airbus, George Bush, and Vladimir Putin. There was even a website dedicated to pilloryin...

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by OA412
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 13825

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

Yes, but the 763s are way older than that. And even with the pivoting bins and the new lighting + seats they don't offer an onboard experience on a par with a newer A333. Surprisingly not. Certainly in terms of tech, etc., they are, but DL actually received quite a number of 763s well into the late...

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by OA412
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 86
Views: 13828

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

Right have you checked the j fares on china eastern and china southern to different Asian destination? Have you checked the y fares? If there are such massive business markets, then why are the fares on these airlines so low? The anti corruption drive has had huge effect on china aviation industry?...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Terrorist Explosion on London Tube Train
Replies: 31
Views: 1262

Re: Breaking: Terrorist Explosion on London Tube Train

Thank goodness it was a dud and there wasn't loss of life!! And already May has to tell Trump to STFU. The man can't help but stick his little dick in everyone's business. He really is an epic asshole. Anyway, glad to see this cell was as incompetent as our President. I guess he didn't wait long for...

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by OA412
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines getting a 5th Belgian Icon livery
Replies: 5
Views: 1368

Re: Brussels Airlines getting a 5th Belgian Icon livery

Voted for the Smurfs! Brings back memories of childhood.

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by OA412
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Edith Windsor
Replies: 5
Views: 394

Re: RIP Edith Windsor

I'm sad to see this has been up for six hours without a single response. Terrible news, but her legacy will live on because her fight to ensure that she could obtain healthcare for her wife changed the lives of all LGBT people for the better.

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by OA412
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thousands wait in line for Hillary
Replies: 34
Views: 1232

Re: Thousands wait in line for Hillary

It's funny to watch the snowflakes being triggered by this book release. If you don't want to read about her anymore, don't. Simple as that. I've never been Hillary's biggest fan, but her ability to get under people's skin is absolutely fascinating and endlessly humorous.

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by OA412
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ted Cruz "LIKES" porn
Replies: 17
Views: 742

Re: Ted Cruz "LIKES" porn

jetero wrote:
tommy1808 wrote:
... It probably really was an accident since it wasn't gay porn.

Best regards
Thomas


Oh please don't put Herman Munster on our team.

Don't insult Herman Munster like that. What did he ever do to you? :lol:

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by OA412
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thousands wait in line for Hillary
Replies: 34
Views: 1232

Re: Thousands wait in line for Hillary

bgm wrote:
I agree, every time I see the vile filth that's slobbering around the White House I think the exact same thing.

Amen to that. Doesn't get much worse than voting for, and continuing to support, that subhuman trash.

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by OA412
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair outlines intial 737MAX8 routes
Replies: 15
Views: 5940

Re: Icelandair outlines intial 737MAX8 routes

Looks like with the switch the MAX, CLE will start out at 5 weekly, rather than 4 weekly.

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by OA412
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 582
Views: 14173

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

even more fun: the same people coming up with this "Argument" seem to fail to notice that in order for Trump to lose, only one state, Texas, would have done the trick. best regards Thomas Yup! You never quite hear that one bandied about! Keep on telling yourself that. There's only one &qu...

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by OA412
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 582
Views: 14173

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

Excluding New York and California (which were not in question), Trump won the popular vote by like 3 million. And I did not vote for him. Those voters feel more strongly than I do about this. A variation of this disingenuous argument has been made here and elsewhere. Trump lost the popular vote by ...

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by OA412
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "We only kill black people"
Replies: 65
Views: 1868

Re: "We only kill black people"

but confronting it would mean the 'al/bluel lives matter' crowd would have to have some tough conversations and actually do something And that's not happening, at least not without a fight. The police people I know and work with like to pay lip service to the idea that the bad apples represent a mi...

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by OA412
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions
Replies: 104
Views: 1754

Re: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions

Talking about how we're a nation of laws and not feelings, and how no one cares about "your" feelings would be funny if these weren't the same people getting bent the hell out of shape over the color of a Starbucks cup or who is using which bathroom. Too bad we don't have the RU list or t...

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by OA412
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions
Replies: 104
Views: 1754

Re: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions

The lack of self-awareness of some on the right is absolutely laughable. Talking about how we're a nation of laws and not feelings, and how no one cares about "your" feelings would be funny if these weren't the same people getting bent the hell out of shape over the color of a Starbucks cu...

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by OA412
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions
Replies: 104
Views: 1754

Re: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions

And beyond THAT, it’s illuminating to note that of the 600,000+ beneficiaries of the program, 52% were ages TWENTY OR OLDER. These are not children. These are not the “dreamers” and young children the leftist media loves to invoke in their bleeding heart tantrums. They’re adults. Here illegally. An...

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by OA412
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions
Replies: 104
Views: 1754

Re: DACA is ending - thoughts and questions

My thoughts? The president is a horrible human being. Probably a good guess...the "elites" has a flexible definition, which could include Jews, or whatever group the base doesn't like--just not the Goldman Sachs billionaire elites, or the ones born into money like Trumps and Devos... Prett...

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by OA412
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"
Replies: 136
Views: 3016

Re: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"

And as for the Nazis being "socialist," most of Western Europe is, so I'm not sure what the point is with that one, either. The implication seems to be that modern Democrats are Nazis and Klan members. Very civilized discourse. It's idiotic. I've heard this lie repeated several times over...

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by OA412
Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair and Swiss - why MD-11 and not A340-300?
Replies: 19
Views: 6989

Re: Finnair and Swiss - why MD-11 and not A340-300?

Both SR and AY were long-standing McD customers. Each had a fleet of DC10's, and both had a short-haul fleet made up of MD-80s (and DC9s before that). At the time the orders were placed, SR had a fleet composed almost entirely of McD airframes, save for the 743. I believe AY had the A300s it used on...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where to get objective news about Turkey?
Replies: 144
Views: 2923

Re: Objective Fakenews about Turkey

Turkey doesn't exactly have a free press, where journalists are routinely jailed, so I would take anything reported from there with a huge pinch of salt. Meanwhile, Germany's press is far more free, and far more trustworthy than Turkey.

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"
Replies: 136
Views: 3016

Re: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"

It's not a lie just because you don't like the cold hard truth. The Nazis were/are socialists, making them products of the left. The KKK was invented by the left. I understand this might be hard learning you're associated with groups that wanted to wipe out certain races/religions of the human race...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"
Replies: 136
Views: 3016

Re: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"

Nope, just like the terrorist group Antifa the Nazis/KKK are all representations of the left. Own it. I've heard this lie repeated may times, both here and elsewhere. It's embarrassing. It embarrasses you, and it embarrasses the rest of us. No serious person, ever, anywhere, classifies the Nazis or...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"
Replies: 136
Views: 3016

Re: FBI, DHS: Antifa are "domestic terrorists"

Um, yeah. That's exactly what he said. #FantasyWorld Yup. Translation: "I have no proof." This is exactly why I will not engage Trump supporters, white nationalists, nazis, whatever. If you're reading comprehension is that lacking; and I strongly suspect it's not, it's just reading/hearin...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)
Replies: 196
Views: 4730

Re: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)

Good response. Thank you. I agree with you about all the old stuff. But Mr. Trump at least deserves the benefit of "wait and see" on this one. Why "wait and see" on this one? What makes it any different from all of the other times when he has demonstrated his true nature? If you...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "We only kill black people"
Replies: 65
Views: 1868

Re: "We only kill black people"

Absolute numbers are quite useless when one ethnic group has ~5.5 times more members than the other, but gets only shot about 2.5 times more..... best regards Thomas This! The Guardian has an excellent resource on their site that corrects for per capita representation in the population, etc. It sho...

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by OA412
Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ann Coulter blames lesbians for Hurricane Harvey
Replies: 31
Views: 1247

Re: Ann Coulter blames lesbians for Hurricane Harvey

Color me skeptical to believe the discussions were as cut-and-dried as you have described as that is not my experience with NPR. I listen to NPR and, as your experience suggests, it's definitely not been that cut-and-dried with them. It never is. Now, if they have noted that anti-science, anti-clim...

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by OA412
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 250
Views: 31793

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple

That is a very bold statement, I take it you have tried every beer in Europe then ? You have missed the point, you may know of some craft beers that you like, but outside the fishbowl of the USA they are unknown, and wound definably be unknown in Hong Kong. The USA is not synonymous in Asia for any...

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by OA412
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ann Coulter blames lesbians for Hurricane Harvey
Replies: 31
Views: 1247

Re: Ann Coulter blames lesbians for Hurricane Harvey

She didn't blame the hurricane on gays--unlike a solid majority of Trump's cabinet--but said it was more likely than blaming it on climate change. So it's sortuva a combination of anti science, anti LGBT nonsense from the right's favorite racist c u next Tuesday. She managed to capture everything h...

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by OA412
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 250
Views: 31793

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

I beg to differ. There are plenty of great beer cities in the US making excellent beers that are, by and large, superior to the ones the three announced destinations are most famous for. In Belgium you can walk into a cafe and see a 32 page beer menu. They are not craft beers, they are well establi...

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by OA412
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most toilets at New York City subway stations are locked. Why?
Replies: 15
Views: 1164

Re: Most toilets at New York City subway stations are locked. Why?

Antisocial behaviour? As a friend of mine once noted, the gays and the drug addicts ruin everything! :lol: :lol: it It's been my observation that gays usually bring up property values in a neighborhood. Of course some people don't want that. Drug addicts on the other hand decrease the value. I'm de...

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by OA412
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Announce LGW-YYZ/LAS
Replies: 58
Views: 8831

Re: BA Announce LGW-YYZ/LAS

TheGeordielad wrote:
OA412 wrote:
Likely because of slot availability at LHR. It's not unusual to see BA schedule one flight each week on any given route to depart 5-10 mins later because of slot issues at LHR.

*LGW (Gatwick)

Oh yeah. Oops!

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by OA412
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 250
Views: 31793

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

The rumor of DFW never did make sense as it's just not a "beer destination." Sure it may be up and coming as locals have reported, and perhaps it's famous locally, but it just doesn't have the same standing as currently established beer cities like Portland and Denver. No US city is world ...

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by OA412
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Announce LGW-YYZ/LAS
Replies: 58
Views: 8831

Re: BA Announce LGW-YYZ/LAS

sw733 wrote:
JAmie2k9 wrote:
*departs 5 minutes earlier Tue


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Likely because of slot availability at LHR. It's not unusual to see BA schedule one flight each week on any given route to depart 5-10 mins later because of slot issues at LHR.

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by OA412
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?
Replies: 84
Views: 3503

Re: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?

tommy1808 wrote:
moo wrote:
The same guy who has referred to Judges as "so-called Judge..." and "so political"..


Imagine how many heads would explode if judges started calling him "so called President"...

Or if Obama had tried to undermine the judiciary in the way that Trump has....

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by OA412
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man
Replies: 55
Views: 2379

Re: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man

Why anyone gives this charlatan the time of day is beyond me. I'm not talking about OP, but people who actually devour his BS like it's the word of god. Let's not forget that Alex Jones is the same moron who perpetuated the Newtown truther BS. He almost makes Roger Ailes seem like a decent human.

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by OA412
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?
Replies: 84
Views: 3503

Re: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?

BobPatterson wrote:
I wonder who is paying the ex-Sheriff's legal bills. Appeals can cost a lot of money.

Isn't the POS independently wealthy? I seem to recall reading that at some point.

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