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by continental004
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal To Start SFO Next Year
Replies: 19
Views: 3446

Re: TAP Portugal To Start SFO Next Year

So exciting! Portugal is a hot destination right now with Americans and combined with the VFR traffic from the Bay Area and the Central Valley's large Portuguese immigrant population plus descendants and connections from UA domestic and to/from Spain, Italy, and France I predict this route will be a...

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by continental004
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces MSP - ICN
Replies: 165
Views: 18221

Re: RUMOR: DL to Announce MSP - ICN

flyfresno wrote:
janders wrote:
Good, they should take the opportunity to end MSP-HND at the same time. They only average low 70% LF for 2017.


They won’t do that unless they can convince regulators to move it to another hub. The slot is too important...


The HND flight should be moved to ATL, or better JFK.

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by continental004
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14819

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

Helllllllllllll nooooooooooooo

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by continental004
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cases where LCC's exit of markets ended in ruins tourism
Replies: 14
Views: 3447

Re: Cases where LCC's exit of markets ended in ruins tourism

Opposite effect here; when I lived in Madrid I went to TLS partly because FR started flying there. If it weren’t for them, I probably wouldn’t have made it there and seen the Airbus factory for myself.

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by continental004
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.
Replies: 57
Views: 7873

Re: VS adds MAN-LAX nonstop for 2019.

Nice for us to have service to MAN on a real airline!

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by continental004
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adding Munich
Replies: 54
Views: 6338

Re: LATAM adding Munich

Did not expect this.

Reaction to AV?

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by continental004
Mon May 28, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?
Replies: 126
Views: 10829

Re: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?

Because those are not major tourist destinations for Americans, and have little business link with the US. Just because millions of Europeans vacation there doesn’t mean everyone worldwide goes there. Also just because millions of Europeans/Americans/etc. go to a certain tourist destination doesn’t...

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by continental004
Sun May 27, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”
Replies: 81
Views: 3180

Re: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”

Has everybody neglected the fact that Aaron Schlossberg has obvious gay face and is probably insecure about his sexuality, thus taking his hatred out on people of color and immigrants? Not impossible but quite unlikely as guys who are insecure about their sexuality tend to lash out at other guys wh...

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by continental004
Tue May 22, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss Vanjie... Drag Race Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 1463

Re: Miss Vanjie... Drag Race Thread

I guess I’m a bad gay too; I’ve never watched Drag Race and so far I couldn’t be bothered.

Meanwhile the Real Housewives are my not-so-guilty pleasure and Sex and the City is one of my all time favorite scripted series...

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by continental004
Tue May 22, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 131
Views: 4530

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

I'm having so much fun seeing these easily triggered privileged white men trying their hardest to defend Lord Cheeto and his BS lol

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by continental004
Tue May 22, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should France be stripped of the 1998 World Cup title?
Replies: 26
Views: 1052

Re: Should France be stripped of the 1998 World Cup title?

I'm in the category of "who gives a shit" Soccer is without a doubt THEE most boring sport invented. Sportscenter could fit 10 entire seasons into it's top ten moments and still have 29 minutes of air time to fill. Nope, and I'm American. America's national pastime is much more boring tha...

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by continental004
Tue May 22, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”
Replies: 81
Views: 3180

Re: NY man tells Spanish speakers “My next call is to ICE”

Has everybody neglected the fact that Aaron Schlossberg has obvious gay face and is probably insecure about his sexuality, thus taking his hatred out on people of color and immigrants?

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by continental004
Mon May 21, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO
Replies: 20
Views: 4634

Re: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO

In the past, it has run in mid-June, but was moved to May this year to problems with the excessive heat in Vegas during the summer (at least one person died of heat-related illness at the festival last year) Mid-June was fine and dandy when it was held in LA, but one badly-behaved minor who got a h...

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by continental004
Sun May 20, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO
Replies: 20
Views: 4634

Re: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO

It’s because of EDC. Down south traffic on the 15 South will be a nightmare.

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by continental004
Sat May 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service
Replies: 301
Views: 39273

Re: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service

The flight should be nighttime to allow for more connections to MNL, SGN, etc. Operating it during the daytime was a mistake.

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by continental004
Fri May 18, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)
Replies: 45
Views: 6225

Re: DY to serve Cayenne (French Guiana)

Well that came out of left field. Will those flights go to NA? There is barely even a market for PTP/FDF from NA, much less to CAY.

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by continental004
Thu May 17, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT touts “historic” route announcement - F9 to multiple cities
Replies: 84
Views: 9894

Re: SAT touts “historic” route announcement tomorrow

usflyguy wrote:
BA to LHR
DE to FRA, MUN, or SXF


I think LHR could be the dark horse.

SXF?!?!? BER can't sustain year-round service anywhere in the US outside New York. Keep dreaming.

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by continental004
Sat May 12, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman's tarmac tirade forces everyone off NK plane In ATL
Replies: 24
Views: 5638

Woman's tarmac tirade forces everyone off NK plane In ATL

http://abc7.com/travel/womans-tarmac-ti ... e/3463262/

Thoughts?
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Unruly passenger in ATL boarded an NK flight to LAS without a ticket and documented her whole experience on Facebook Live.

http://abc7.com/travel/womans-tarmac-ti ... e/3463262/

Thoughts?

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by continental004
Sat May 12, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines ramps up CTU-LAX, CTU-JFK frequency in upcoming weeks
Replies: 7
Views: 1202

Re: Hainan Airlines ramps up CTU-LAX, CTU-JFK frequency in upcoming weeks

Ugh I would hate to be on that JFK flight with those departure and arrival times

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by continental004
Thu May 10, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian and Air Transat seem interested at launching direct flights from PMI
Replies: 18
Views: 3539

Re: Norwegian and Air Transat seem interested at launching direct flights from PMI

I've never seen Mallorca or Ibiza being a particular interesting tourist destination for North Americans, they're pretty much unheard of in these parts. Don't get me wrong, I think its a cool idea and the more destinations from Canada the better, but I just can't see the appeal for us. Lots of Amer...

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by continental004
Thu May 10, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian and Air Transat seem interested at launching direct flights from PMI
Replies: 18
Views: 3539

Re: Norwegian and Air Transat seem interested at launching direct flights from PMI

If marketed right this flight could work.

I’m American and I went to Mallorca last summer and many of my friends have been as well and loved it.

(disclaimer: I was living in Madrid at the time and so were these friends).

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by continental004
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service
Replies: 301
Views: 39273

Re: China Airlines announces TPE-ONT service

ONT is about 5 miles away from the LA County line so not that much of a stretch to be called an "LA" airport. People have to realize that there is much more to LA than the westside, especially when talking about the Asian communities. As stated many times, ONT is much more convenient to t...

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by continental004
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 133
Views: 18154

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25

Impressive adds for LGB and ONT!

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by continental004
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: 2nd Asian airline to ONT
Replies: 43
Views: 5195

Re: Rumor: 2nd Asian airline to ONT

I bet it’s HU to PEK, although MU to PVG would be very much welcome.

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by continental004
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 149
Views: 28499

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

I like the markhor but the livery on the fuselage just looks slapped on hastily. Also with the markhor I get a “copy of QR” vibe

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by continental004
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Norwegian strands passengers at LGW for 24 hours
Replies: 38
Views: 4850

Re: Norwegian strands passengers at LGW for 24 hours

Kadish wrote:
If you buy cheap.....that’s why I don’t fly these shitty airlines like ryanair, transavia,vueling.....I don’t mean any offense but thats my opinion


Check your privilege.

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by continental004
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The current club of global airports with non-stop services to all other 5 populated continents
Replies: 95
Views: 12022

Re: The current club of global airports with non-stop services to all other 5 populated continents

In all of the Latin American schools we are taught that America is ONE continent. Theres even a song by Latin superstar Luis Miguel called "America". Now in the USA they divided it in school, but then again I have American friends that asked me how was my trip to Czechoslovakia and Yugosl...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 24669

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

one good sized Mexican city that lacks consistent service to the US is CUL. I wonder why any of the US3, especially AA, don't fly there. I think Volaris might be only offering CUL-PHX/LAX a couple times a week. The market is all VFR and the only business there is drug trafficking; it’s the home of ...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus
Replies: 129
Views: 15108

Re: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus

Oh good. This is only the third or fourth time we've had this same topic posted this year and still NO ONE has mentioned Corpus Christi? Selena Quintanilla Perez will forever be the legend from Corpus Christi When are y'all gonna change the name of your airport to: Corpus Christi - Selena Quintanil...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus
Replies: 129
Views: 15108

Re: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus

stlgph wrote:
Oh good. This is only the third or fourth time we've had this same topic posted this year and still NO ONE has mentioned Corpus Christi?


Selena Quintanilla Perez will forever be the legend from Corpus Christi

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by continental004
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no US-Cyprus non stop?
Replies: 45
Views: 5927

Re: Why no US-Cyprus non stop?

No VFR, unknown destination among most Americans and most of all California offers a similar climate and plenty of tourist infrastructure within the continental US.

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by continental004
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?
Replies: 17
Views: 2725

Re: Are Chinese carriers a bigger threat to Europeans than EK/QR/EY?

20 years ago, no one from China had the personal wealth to fly to Paris for a Chanel or Prada shopping trip. 10 years ago, a small elite group of wealthy people living in primary cities like Beijing and Shanghai can afford to do that. Now everyone in Beijing and Shanghai can afford to do that , plu...

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by continental004
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings could take over Swiss GVA ops
Replies: 33
Views: 4045

Re: Eurowings could take over Swiss GVA ops

What about the JFK flight?

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by continental004
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What FF program should I use? (AC, LH, or UA)
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: What FF program should I use? (AC, LH, or UA)

Unless you are a frequent flyer don't overthink it. Redeeming miles/points for flights has become harder the past few years with devaluation and fuller planes with paying pax. I doubt that the miles you will get on a LAX-YVR round trip will make a huge difference to you unless you have more upcomin...

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by continental004
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What FF program should I use? (AC, LH, or UA)
Replies: 3
Views: 319

What FF program should I use? (AC, LH, or UA)

I am flying LAX-YVR-LAX next month on a K class Tango fare. I am trying to decide which FF program I want to use. For reference, my home airport is LAX. I am trying to decide between Air Canada, Lufthansa, and United for the account I want to apply my miles to. With AC, I will receive miles equivale...

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by continental004
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida teacher tells kids not to date [n-word]s
Replies: 8
Views: 652

Re: Florida teacher tells kids not to date [n-word]s

Typical Trumptard who feels threatened because he’s losing his white privilege...

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by continental004
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new European routes for the Thai Airways route network
Replies: 33
Views: 5713

Re: Possible new European routes for the Thai Airways route network

TG served MAD for a long time. I would think it might be viable for them to return with the 788 and with the Spanish economy recovering. TG's problems in Madrid were not related one to one to the country's economy: 1) MAD-BKK is an extremely low yielding route. Mostly backpackers and young people/c...

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by continental004
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to Cut Scottish Routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7427

Re: Ryanair to Cut Scottish Routes

this situation is a good argument for consolidating EDI and GLA into one central airport.

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by continental004
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employees of American Airlines-Owned American Eagle Make Less Than $10 an Hour
Replies: 146
Views: 14368

Re: Employees of American Airlines-Owned American Eagle Make Less Than $10 an Hour

Disgusting how so many of you are blinded by your economic privilege to see why this is a problem. We need a $15 minimum wage NOW. I wish Bernie was our president... You mean the same $15/hr that's killing jobs in Seattle, right now? The same $15/hr that's causing restaurants like McDonalds and Pan...

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by continental004
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employees of American Airlines-Owned American Eagle Make Less Than $10 an Hour
Replies: 146
Views: 14368

Re: Employees of American Airlines-Owned American Eagle Make Less Than $10 an Hour

Disgusting how so many of you are blinded by your economic privilege to see why this is a problem. We need a $15 minimum wage NOW.

I wish Bernie was our president...

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by continental004
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sonair ending Houston-Luanda service
Replies: 47
Views: 8416

Re: Sonair ending Houston-Luanda service

So TP to IAH then?

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by continental004
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employee Uses Vulgarities Towards Customer @ PDX
Replies: 214
Views: 17358

Re: Delta Employee Uses Vulgarities Towards Customer @ PDX

The customer probably deserved it. Props to the Delta crew member for having a backbone. American consumers are such snowflakes.

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by continental004
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plus Ultra vs UX & IB...oversupply on Spain to Latam?
Replies: 21
Views: 2379

Re: Plus Ultra vs UX & IB...oversupply on Spain to Latam?

If you're talking about North and Central America, only MEX, SJO and PTY have daily flights on IB (MEX even twice daily). Other places like SAP, GUA and SAL don't have that luxury, not to mention MGA. GUA and SAL are five times a week on IB in a triangular routing, SAP has currently Air Europa, GUA...

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by continental004
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?
Replies: 148
Views: 11536

Re: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?

JAX is not a tourist draw unlike Orlando or Miami/Fort Lauderdale or Tampa or even Sarasota or Fort Myers. The population is not particularly diverse and there are relatively few immigrants compared to Florida's bigger cities - there are no flights to Latin America from JAX. The only international f...

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by continental004
Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?
Replies: 125
Views: 19934

Re: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?

Put the 380s on the route; if anyone complains about reduced frequency they can go deal

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by continental004
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA
Replies: 40
Views: 6579

Re: Meridiana starting MXP-JFK/MIA

I’m not too surprised JFK-NAP and PMO are being dropped. The immigrant VFR component from Sicily and southern Italy is aging and dying off, and their children and grandchildren just don’t have those family ties to the montherland anymore, no matter how many I’m-so-proud-to-be Italian in-your-face gu...

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