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by OA412
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights
Replies: 109
Views: 12994

Re: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights

And this is why you should never go to the lav wearing only socks or even worse bare feet...ugh I was just about to say the same thing. About 11 years ago I recall using the lav about 2/3 of the way through my JFK-ATH flight on DL. It was absolutely disgusting, and not unlike the situation OP descr...

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by OA412
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Locked threads on southwest
Replies: 8
Views: 613

Re: Locked threads on southwest

Moved this to Site Related as I believe it's more appropriate in this forum. As to why it was locked, I cannot speak for the moderator who made the decisions, but I would assume they believed it was already being discussed in the main Southwest 1381 thread. The only comment in the thread from the mo...

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by OA412
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 59
Views: 1626

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Even if all these events comes out unfavorably against Trunp I don't think it would cause his president term to be shortened as his supporters doesn't seems to mind them Whether his supporters don't mind is irrelevant if he's indicted for breaking the law. Trump's constant attacks against the indep...

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by OA412
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen's mystery client named....
Replies: 48
Views: 1490

Re: Michael Cohen's mystery client named....

Also, why the hell would Hannity hire Cohen? Cohen is a crap lawyer, and Hannity is certainly not short of money with which to hire a competent lawyer. What Cohen is good at is fixing things, which begs the question: what does Hannity want fixed? it's hardly a stretch to imagine that Hannity has be...

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by OA412
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-400M Combi question/NWA
Replies: 10
Views: 1867

Re: 747-400M Combi question/NWA

The Asia Pacific airlines had only full passenger 744 because the distances they fly to America and Europe, When Boeing offered the 747-8 no combi was offered. That is incorrect. BR, CA, OZ, and KE all operated 744 Combi aircraft alongside the full passenger fleet. I believe CI May Jane operated so...

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by OA412
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV Host Said He Would Sexually Assault Parkland Survivor
Replies: 79
Views: 2033

Re: TV Host Said He Would Sexually Assault Parkland Survivor

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/03/26/a-pro-trump-rally-ended-up-with-a-man-getting-beaten-with-a-make-america-great-again-sign/ But its on both sides ;) https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/06/trump-protester-i-was-beaten-for-holding-a-republicans-against-trump-sign...

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by OA412
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FBI Raids Trump's Lawyer & GOP Deputy Finance Chair Michael Cohen
Replies: 121
Views: 2819

Re: FBI Raids Trump's Lawyer & GOP Deputy Finance Chair Michael Cohen

To reiterate what others have already noted, the FBI did not "break in." A federal judge signed the warrant. The concept of attorney-client privilege has not been placed in jeopardy by this raid. First, you cannot use the privilege as a cover to commit fraud other other crimes. Second, jud...

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by OA412
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Questions about connecting at DEN and SFO this summer
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Questions about connecting at DEN and SFO this summer

I concur with much of what Tenaja85 said. Great big windows allow for good spotting opportunities. I would definitely go to A concourse to catch all the TATL flights and other airlines. In terms of dining, I'd also suggested Tamales by La Casita. Unfortunately I've never done any souvenir shopping a...

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by OA412
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Carolina Republicans Want To Secede Again
Replies: 64
Views: 1678

Re: South Carolina Republicans Want To Secede Again

PPVRA wrote:
Alabama’s economy is the size of Spain’s, and last I checked they had better GDP with PPP as well.

??? Spain’s GDP is $1.3 trillion, Alabama’s is $165.8 billion. Spain’s economy is infinitely larger than Alabama’s.

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by OA412
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4762

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

tommy1808 wrote:
Exactly why no one demanded NFL players fired for bening the knee or boycotted the NFL......

Or boycotted Starbucks because of the color of their holiday cups. Oh wait...

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by OA412
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4762

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

The left wing violence/thuggery talking point is absurd, and it betrays the fact that those parroting this talking point aren't actually verifying the things they hear on right wing media. Over the last 10 years, far right terrorism has account for 3/4s of all politically inspired violence in the U...

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by OA412
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4762

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

The left wing violence/thuggery talking point is absurd, and it betrays the fact that those parroting this talking point aren't actually verifying the things they hear on right wing media. Over the last 10 years, far right terrorism has account for 3/4s of all politically inspired violence in the US...

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by OA412
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does F9 still fly to DCA?
Replies: 31
Views: 3764

Re: Why does F9 still fly to DCA?

As others have alluded to, they have a very strong position in the DEN-DC market with their 3 daily flights to DCA v. UAs 1 daily flight. As much as I dislike F9, I will never choose IAD over DCA if my destination is DC. I suspect most DEN-DC travelers feel the same, which is why they've held onto t...

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by OA412
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!
Replies: 260
Views: 32983

Re: LH A350 New Colors - Hideous!

I'm in the minority here, but I've loved the new LH livery from the very beginning. Yes it does hark back to some older liveries, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. It's simple and elegant, and most importantly, they've maintained their brand identity by leaving the crane on the tail. As others...

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by OA412
Thu Mar 29, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top 20 largest airlines in terms of RPKs
Replies: 3
Views: 1671

Re: Top 20 largest airlines in terms of RPKs

Information can be located via a less than one minute google search.

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by OA412
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WANTED: Lead Attorney for Difficult Client
Replies: 13
Views: 860

Re: WANTED: Lead Attorney for Difficult Client

This is priceless!

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by OA412
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From my cold, dead hands ...
Replies: 61
Views: 2145

Re: From my cold, dead hands ...

coolian2 wrote:
LittleSprocket wrote:
Why would you want a 70 year old grandfather locked up for the rest of his life when a violent crime never took place?

I mean, attempted murder, what is that? You don't get a Nobel prize for attempted chemistry!

Thanks, Sideshow Bob! I feel like I'm the only one who got this reference.

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by OA412
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Polaris Promise Never Matched Reality
Replies: 210
Views: 27192

Re: United Polaris Promise Never Matched Reality

Are there any updates to the mid-flight and pre-arrival services? A: There will be a few updates to both the mid-flight and pre-arrival service. Mid-flight service (when available) – While we’ll no longer have formal presentation of mid-flight snacks, snack provisioning levels will remain the same ...

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by OA412
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More CNN Fake News?
Replies: 19
Views: 1182

Re: More CNN Fake News?

apparently it went over more heads than yours. it is making fun of the daily media attempts to associate any and all current government officials with a Russian. CNN makes a killing on this. But people will believe what they want to believe... The Trump admin IS associated with Russians. That's rea...

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by OA412
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas
Replies: 69
Views: 2402

Re: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas

I contributed to it, and I apologize, but please let's get this back on topic, which is the Austin bombings and not "black on black" crime.

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by OA412
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas
Replies: 69
Views: 2402

Re: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas

Black on black crime still skews the statistics way more than any white or Muslim violent crime in the USA. In the USA blacks are much more likely to perpetrate violent crimes than any other group, mostly among themselves. Take inner city crime out of the picture and America is one of the safest pl...

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by OA412
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas
Replies: 69
Views: 2402

Re: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas

Black on black crime still skews the statistics way more than any white or Muslim violent crime in the USA. In the USA blacks are much more likely to perpetrate violent crimes than any other group, mostly among themselves. Take inner city crime out of the picture and America is one of the safest pl...

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by OA412
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas
Replies: 69
Views: 2402

Re: Breaking : Bombings in Austin,Texas

All the big walls, travel bans, and xenophobic rhetoric can't stop the biggest threat of all to the US: the white male American terrorist. https://twitter.com/randybeamer/status/976366986706997248/photo/1 Now now now...what have we learned after all these years? He's not a white male American terro...

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by OA412
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maryland School shooting
Replies: 121
Views: 3140

Re: Maryland School shooting

NIKV69 wrote:
No thread here, not being discussed at all on CNN.

You say this, but then....

NIKV69 wrote:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/20/us/maryl ... index.html

You post this.

So which is it? Is CNN discussing this or not, because it sure as hell looks to me like CNN is discussing it.

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by OA412
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Package explodes at AUS FedEx facility
Replies: 12
Views: 1476

Re: Package explodes at AUS FedEx facility

Since this occurred at the ground facility, it's more appropriate in non aviation. Please continue the discussion here. Thanks!

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by OA412
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Takes Wheelchair From Pax, Pax Falls and Sues
Replies: 1
Views: 591

Re: United Takes Wheelchair From Pax, Pax Falls and Sues

This occurred over a year ago and has already been discussed here.

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by OA412
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Replies: 173
Views: 5551

Re: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her

Many of the comments I've read on here are downright embarrassing. What world do some of you live in? I really mean this with sincerity. Where do you live? I find it shocking that most of the women you know have been sexually assaulted or raped. From what I know he can be living in anytown USA, and ...

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by OA412
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battle of the Bunnies
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: Battle of the Bunnies

I watched this yesterday! Awesome way to upstage his book, and support organizations doing the work he so despises. I love that this comes on the heels of Pence's St. Patrick's Day parade appearance where every picture taken of him has a pride flag in the background.

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by OA412
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rubio/Cruz/Heller threaten to cut diplomatic security if US emb isn't moved to Jerusalem
Replies: 57
Views: 2413

Re: Rubio/Cruz/Heller threaten to cut diplomatic security if US emb isn't moved to Jerusalem

It is inappropriate (and a violation of the rules) to resurrect a year old thread and admit that you are doing so just to troll a few users, thereby creating strife and animosity among the membership.

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by OA412
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI
Replies: 81
Views: 8166

Re: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI

Another thread has gone off the rails and devolved into a UA v. DL pissing match. Thread locked.

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by OA412
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has United considered relocating to DEN?
Replies: 43
Views: 5740

Re: Has United considered relocating to DEN?

I'm not sure relocating to Denver would really save UA all that much money. Denver rents are not cheap, and they keep climbing. It's now the most expensive non-coastal city in the country. Is there a source for that? Because I'm pretty sure Chicago has a much greater cost of living than Denver unle...

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by OA412
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has United considered relocating to DEN?
Replies: 43
Views: 5740

Re: Has United considered relocating to DEN?

I'm not sure relocating to Denver would really save UA all that much money. Denver rents are not cheap, and they keep climbing. It's now the most expensive non-coastal city in the country.

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by OA412
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s is Deltas farthest east US route from SLC to a non-hub/ focus city?
Replies: 19
Views: 3297

Re: What’s is Deltas farthest east US route from SLC to a non-hub/ focus city?

Flighty wrote:
Wow! PHL and FLL are surprising and impressive.

I don't recall when FLL started, but DL has been flying SLC-PHL since at least the mid 90s, if not longer.

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by OA412
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Has Oscar Munoz Accomplished During His Tenure At UA?
Replies: 68
Views: 7827

Re: What Has Oscar Munoz Accomplished During His Tenure At UA?

Please keep this thread on topic, which is not why DL is shrinking in the Pacific but rather Oscar Munoz's impact at UA. Please feel free to start a separate thread and debate DLs pacific network.

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by OA412
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 30817

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

Well see if the facts do emerge, but this has the hallmarks of a tragic miscommunication. The most logical reason at this point is that the FA didn't know there was a dog in the carrier. From the article in OP's post (emphasis added): "I witnessed a United flight attendant instruct a woman to ...

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by OA412
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 30817

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

Well see if the facts do emerge, but this has the hallmarks of a tragic miscommunication. The most logical reason at this point is that the FA didn't know there was a dog in the carrier. From the article in OP's post (emphasis added): "I witnessed a United flight attendant instruct a woman to ...

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by OA412
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 30817

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

crownvic wrote:
DIRECTFLT wrote:
There should be no animals, lizards, snakes, birds, or reptiles in plane cabins.


I TOTALLY AGREE...

A total ban is impossible since service animals are allowed on board under federal law.

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by OA412
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump fires Tillerson; Pompeo to replace him
Replies: 92
Views: 3005

Re: Trump fires Tillerson; Pompeo to replace him

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/13/politics ... index.html

But it's OK, the assistant was simply moved over to the Trump campaign... What an absolute circus of idiots.
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And now he's also fired his personal assistant who is under investigation for financial crimes:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/13/politics ... index.html

But it's OK, the assistant was simply moved over to the Trump campaign... What an absolute circus of idiots.

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by OA412
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is UA doing on LAX-SIN-LAX? Any chance to restart HKG-SIN-HKG?
Replies: 28
Views: 6942

Re: How is UA doing on LAX-SIN-LAX? Any chance to restart HKG-SIN-HKG?

HKG-SIN is not coming back. UA has transitioned pretty much all (if not all) their intra-Asia flying to nonstops. They started SFO-SIN (and later LAX-SIN) so they could drop the HKG-SIN leg. In the end it was being flown with a 738. That 738 can make way more money flying multiple domestic turns in ...

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by OA412
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 12551

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

The new program has been scrapped... they will work with all work groups to come up with a new program. Is there a link to this story? I searched and don't find anything. If it is indeed true that UA is scrapping this new program, presumably because of employee backlash, on the one hand at least th...

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by OA412
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 12551

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

The new program has been scrapped... they will work with all work groups to come up with a new program. Is there a link to this story? I searched and don't find anything. If it is indeed true that UA is scrapping this new program, presumably because of employee backlash, on the one hand at least th...

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by OA412
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta sued by SEA woman who claims sex assault on flight
Replies: 4
Views: 1648

Re: Delta sued by SEA woman who claims sex assault on flight

As reported, the crews behavior is bizarre. They shouldn't have minimized the assault, nor should they have asked her to return to her seat. Both were dumb, and asking her to return to her seat when the grabber is a known danger can open them up to some liability if she was forced to move and subseq...

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by OA412
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners
Replies: 122
Views: 20521

Re: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners

There were 5 seats left when I made the first post. More than 5 might have been available back when the Twitter exchange was made. That I don't know. I'm repeating it because I know it's factual. They had seats available for the podium-standing members of the team at the time I made that post, whic...

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by OA412
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners
Replies: 122
Views: 20521

Re: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners

I don't really understand the hubbub over this. DL knows the can of worms they'd be opening if they went ahead and offered them the upgrades. I also think it would have been problematic if DL had told them to see a gate agent at the airport. If the airline legitimately has no open seats available, t...

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by OA412
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL and UA cut ties with NRA
Replies: 65
Views: 8154

Re: DL and UA cut ties with NRA

Blerg wrote:
So who else gives them discounts? Who will they fly with now?

I checked their website and couldn’t find a specific list of companies that offer discounts, just the broad discount categories.

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by OA412
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pax endure 12 hour delay
Replies: 34
Views: 7345

Re: Delta pax endure 12 hour delay

I've removed several posts that were off-topic or personal attacks. Please keep this discussion on topic and please be respectful.

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by OA412
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pax endure 12 hour delay
Replies: 34
Views: 7345

Re: Delta pax endure 12 hour delay

Who knew that the second largest airline in the world would have a long delay once and a while? Must be a slow news day at Fox... So you find a 12 hour delay acceptable than SMH. As a customer I find it appalling that I would be expected to endure a 12 hour delay for something as ridicules as this....

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by OA412
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta like their A350 so far?
Replies: 86
Views: 29250

Re: How does Delta like their A350 so far?

I know we are not supposed to resurrect threads but has there been any official word on how the A350's are going with Delta? Well, two months ago I posted that only 8 of the first 24 A350 flights between DTW and NRT arrived on time. Out of the most recent 24 A350 flights between DTW and NRT, only 1...

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by OA412
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Deleting of posts by moderators
Replies: 15
Views: 1360

Re: Deleting of posts by moderators

Hi folks. I'll be upfront and admit that I share your frustration. We've not been able to send deletion emails since the site upgrade. That was a feature unique to the old site. I know that we are working on deletion emails, but nothing has yet been finalized. In the meantime, please do not hesitate...

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by OA412
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV: officially out of new ideas
Replies: 21
Views: 1090

Re: TV: officially out of new ideas

cranberrysaus wrote:
The broadcast networks are out of ideas. Netflix/Hulu/Amazon is where the innovation in TV is these days.

This! I haven't watched a new network show in years because Netflix/Hulu/Amazon are putting out amazing content. In terms of those three, we're in a golden age of television content.

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