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by 910A
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hypothetical: Could AA build PDX into a northwestern US/transpacific hub?
Replies: 15
Views: 617

Re: Hypothetical: Could AA build PDX into a northwestern US/transpacific hub?

Wouldn’t SFO be a better option? . Parker at AA did say in a perfect world SFO is the perfect place to build a pacific hub. No space, so it's LAX. Back in the day, when AA decided to build a hub at SJC, OAK showed information why AA should build in OAK - better weather than SFO, longer runway than ...

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by 910A
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting through your old hometown
Replies: 14
Views: 334

Re: Connecting through your old hometown

Grew up on the northern part of the San Francisco Peninsula, I've have connected several times now through SFO to TPE, MFR, ACV, CEC, HNL. So much better than LAX even when connecting to another airline.

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by 910A
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twelve Russians Indicted for DNC Hacking
Replies: 60
Views: 1373

Re: Twelve Russians Indicted for DNC Hacking

Of course, congressional GOP's response to this is...planning the impeachment of Rod Rosenstein. Because why wouldn't they impeach someone doing their job? Already been assigned to the National Security Unit in the Justice Department. I would like to know who is the 2016 Congressional Candidate fro...

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by 910A
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA "For the best of America" slogan?
Replies: 11
Views: 1453

Re: TWA "For the best of America" slogan?

The first clue was the word: aeroplanes.

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by 910A
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA Screeners = meat inspectors
Replies: 4
Views: 850

Re: TSA Screeners = meat inspectors

It will be funny when these TSO officers try to pawn themselves off as law enforcement officers, and this court case will drag out with the famous quote.

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by 910A
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TSA Screeners = meat inspectors
Replies: 4
Views: 850

TSA Screeners = meat inspectors

Yep, that line was used in a appeals court ruling today. The court also revisited the question of when a search should trigger Fourth Amendment protections and found that TSA screeners are more like federal meat inspectors than police officers . The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit in Phila...

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by 910A
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax reform win.
Replies: 361
Views: 17655

Re: Tax reform win.

As for the employees benefiting with salary increases...http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-employment-20180710-story.html The underlying cause of the “labor shortage” is hiding in plain sight. It’s the long-term trend of funneling the gains from labor productivity not to the workf...

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by 910A
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

As you note, the private sector doesn't and can't afford this level of benefits. Why is it OK for the public sector to do so? If you are not at risk for safety issues and also not competing with the private sector for jobs and benefits, why are they being allowed? Tugg Who says the private sector c...

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by 910A
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5283

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

BoeingGuy wrote:
DL also flew SFO-LAX-SJU and I’m not sure they had traffic rights for SFO-LAX either.


DL did have traffic routes between SFO-LAX.

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by 910A
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5283

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

Flying within the State of California was regulated by the California Public Utilities Commisio (CPUC). From what I recall carriers like Braniff and Pan Am were allowed to operate intrastate LAX-SFO route as part of international services. No that is not correct. Because BN/PA/NW all flew outside o...

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by 910A
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Traveling to Thailand with an infant
Replies: 20
Views: 795

Re: Traveling to Thailand with an infant

I would choose an overnight flight across the Pacific. With the cabin being dark most of the time and not much activity around, it will make it easier for the infant to sleep.

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by 910A
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 2529

Re: First Flight and Airline?

Meanwhile back to the topic at hand, way back in 1957: Pan American a Super "Strato" Clipper a Boeing 377 from SFO to HNL. Grandfather was the pilot. I almost 5 at the time. Flying was a huge deal back then. Don't remember much, except everyone dressed up, walked out to the plane. Exciting...

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by 910A
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 2529

Re: First Flight and Airline?

February of 1962. Continental Airlines. Idlewild (IDL) to General Billy Mitchell Field (MKE). No offense, unless it was a charter because CO didn't fly east of Chicago back then,nor did they fly to MKE either. Here is a link to a July 1963 route map http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/co/co63/c...

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by 910A
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

Wow, this guy (Janus) is one piece of work. Here is his op-ed in the Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-i-took-my-case-over-forced-union-dues-to-the-supreme-court/2018/06/30/cbd3168e-7bc9-11e8-aeee-4d04c8ac6158_story.html?utm_term=.2dba6321ae9d This guy is 65, so he is goin...

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by 910A
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6502

Re: Supremely Screwed

https://www.thebalance.com/national-deb ... ma-3306293


The budget deficit and the national debt are two different animals.
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VTKillarney1 wrote:
seb146 wrote:
The deficit wend down under both Clinton and Obama and up under GWB and tRump.

Is there a reason why you are posting falsehoods?
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The budget deficit and the national debt are two different animals.

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by 910A
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast US Heat Wave & Effects on ULH Flights
Replies: 18
Views: 4291

Re: Northeast US Heat Wave & Effects on ULH Flights

I doubt there are any implications, except cargo or something like that. 37C is minor league stuff compared to DXB or anywhere else in the Middle East.

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by 910A
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volkswagen makes racing history with record-breaking electric race car
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: Volkswagen makes racing history with record-breaking electric race car

Electric cars especially for commuting is in our future. I really like our Prius Prime, commuting with a combination of gas/electric we're getting over 190mpg. It's peppy, quiet, comfortable what more does one need. (okay how did my post get ahead of the starter post?)

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by 910A
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 445
Views: 33606

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I'm also hearing the Page has selected someone outside of EAS for their service. Yes, Page has contracted with Contour Airlines to operate ERJ-135s to either PHX or LAS. DOT will reimburse the city under AEAS. Contour (LF) has developed an excellent reputation since taking over the Crescent City AE...

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by 910A
Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United daily double SFO-SIN will cancel LAX-SIN
Replies: 121
Views: 20761

Re: United daily double SFO-SIN will cancel LAX-SIN

Yes many saw this coming, esp with the imminent return of SQ LAX nonstop, might as well. Schedule variety on SFO is good though. Current flights were essentially timed identically and likely competed against each other to some degree. I'm confused..SFO to SIN flights currently are about 12 hours ap...

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by 910A
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 445
Views: 33606

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Anybody heard any word on who will be the next EAS carrier at PRC? SkyWest Airlines has a job posting for cross utilized agents in PRC which I found interesting but any article I found on line doesn't even have them in the running to pick up the contract. https://careers-skywest.icims.com/jobs/5391...

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What countries do you rank as having a "Tier One" Military? (JUST FOR FUN)
Replies: 18
Views: 1071

Re: What countries do you rank as having a "Tier One" Military? (JUST FOR FUN)

Well if a tier 1 armed force is one with nuclear weapons, along with an army of 2m; perhaps North Korea meets the benchmark.

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

My ex worked in the public sector and had to join the union. She never liked the idea of paying dues to the union who supported political candidates that she was opposed to. Made sense to me why she'd be against having to pay dues to help elect someone she couldn't stand. Some pubic positions such ...

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

My ex worked in the public sector and had to join the union. She never liked the idea of paying dues to the union who supported political candidates that she was opposed to. Made sense to me why she'd be against having to pay dues to help elect someone she couldn't stand. Some pubic positions such ...

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6502

Re: USSC Justice Kennedy announces retirement.

Republicans are going to want a nominee that is a scholar of the Constitution and will uphold the rule of law. I guess this seems to be "far right" to Democrats. I think that both sides genuinely respect the Constitution. The difference boils down to whether or not you believe that it sho...

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

My ex worked in the public sector and had to join the union. She never liked the idea of paying dues to the union who supported political candidates that she was opposed to. Made sense to me why she'd be against having to pay dues to help elect someone she couldn't stand. Some pubic positions such ...

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

I suspect the lasting result of this decision will be lower wages and less benefits for the worker just as we seen in right to work states. I can't say for sure how it will impact and reduce a union's power but I will for sure. However for public unions they still have a lot of power and influence ...

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6502

USSC Justice Kennedy announces retirement.

Oh boy, get ready for a fight. I assume the Republicans will want a far right nominee, despite the numbers the Democrats will pull for someone closer to the center.

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by 910A
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal
Replies: 77
Views: 2026

Re: Compelled employee fees to Public Unions found illegal

“States and public-sector unions may no longer extract agency fees from nonconsenting employees,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote for the majority. “This procedure violates the First Amendment and cannot continue.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-rules-against-pub...

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by 910A
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Out of this world upgrades and downgrades!
Replies: 50
Views: 3417

Re: Out of this world UPGRADES and DOWNGRADES!

After the earthquake in San Francisco our UA flight from MFR to SFO went from a 732 to a 727 and then the flight to ORD was switched from a 727 to a 74L.

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by 910A
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Seattle Focus City?
Replies: 42
Views: 4541

Re: Northwest Airlines Seattle Focus City?

I think it was officially/un-officially a focus city Either way, the NW network from SEA in the mid-2000s was impressive: Honolulu, Seoul-Incheon, Tokyo-Narita, Amsterdam+ the usual MEM, IND, MSP, DTW Are you aware that ICN service was a 1-stop from NRT NW #7? NW never served ICN non-stop from SEA....

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by 910A
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 410
Views: 39627

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

:bigthumbsup: How about an a350 flight from PHX to AUS...

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by 910A
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants
Replies: 79
Views: 9105

Re: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants

https://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/arizona/2018/06/19/flight-attendant-migrant-children-phoenix-miami-american-airlines/706803002/ The flight attendant's story started to spread on Facebook over the weekend, as the debate over immigrant children being separated from their parents at the border r...

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by 910A
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 8394

Re: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?

Well Mike, before going boom you should be more accurate on your post. Who is this Cheryl Atkinson? The pride of Sinclair broadcasting is Sharly Attkisson.

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by 910A
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of The Jerry Springer Show
Replies: 16
Views: 983

Re: End of The Jerry Springer Show

I didn't know that this show, circus or whatever was still on the air. Gee, I wonder if I missed anything in the last 27 years?

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by 910A
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 8394

Re: Serious question for cult 45

You're not rich. There's no reason for you to care about that. Get off your high horse. High taxes on business and people that give people jobs effect everyone. Wow, business and people THAT GIVE people jobs..Never seen businesses or people just give other people jobs.. Just look at the unemploymen...

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by 910A
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 8394

Re: Serious question for cult 45

As for what he can do to lose my support I guess if he raised taxes to 60% on the rich, let anyone come in country illegally and let our enemies walk all over us I would probably stop supporting him but we already lived through that so. I been around in the US for 65 years so tell me when did this ...

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by 910A
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 8394

Re: Serious question for cult 45

As for what he can do to lose my support I guess if he raised taxes to 60% on the rich, let anyone come in country illegally and let our enemies walk all over us I would probably stop supporting him but we already lived through that so. I been around in the US for 65 years so tell me when did this ...

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by 910A
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Manafort now in jail, pending trial.
Replies: 63
Views: 2004

Re: Paul Manafort now in jail, pending trial.

Manafort, Paul Inmate # 00045343 Booking # 1801680 Booking time 6/15/2018 8:22:00 PM VIP http://www.nnrj.state.va.us/XJailWebSite/CurrentInmates.aspx Currently in the VIP section. VIP means you get your cell for protective reasons. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/manafort-checks-i...

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by 910A
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the internet shut down for 2 weeks........
Replies: 31
Views: 1226

Re: If the internet shut down for 2 weeks........

Most of us would die. Without modern communication, shipments of basic goods would not be able to get to their destinations. You would not be able to access your money. Nobody would. There would quickly be no medicine, no food, and soon after that no electricity and no water. Riots and looting woul...

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by 910A
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop Plans to Start US Routes In October (LAS,TPA,MCO, FLL & PHX)
Replies: 19
Views: 4558

Re: Swoop Plans to Start US Routes In October (LAS,TPA,MCO, FLL & PHX)

I'm thinking the Phoenix flights could actually be to AZA rather then PHX? Currently I'm seeing 736 and 737's scheduled for AZA this winter. Swoop is all 738. Of course everything is subject to change. Meanwhile this will be the third season of service to AZA, the service must be doing okay for WS.

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by 910A
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nippon Cargo ceases all operations (for at least a week)
Replies: 8
Views: 3094

Re: Nippon Cargo ceases all operations (for at least a week)

How does this happen in such a large corporation? The airline is small, but it's owned by a large shipping company, NYK Line (which might be taking on the non-sensitive or time-restricted cargo in the interim). It does happen, cost cutting? If I recall right the FAA grounded all America West 757's ...

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by 910A
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Big Split - Thoughts on the Cal 3 Initiative
Replies: 42
Views: 1251

Re: The Big Split - Thoughts on the Cal 3 Initiative

Casobs wrote:
It's a Democrat pipe dream. It's not going to happen. California will never split.


Why do you think this is a Democrat pipe dream? There is nothing I can find that links the Democrat party to this nonsense. It's just another guy that has too much money and thinks he knows better than anyone else.

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by 910A
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Manafort now in jail, pending trial.
Replies: 63
Views: 2004

Re: Paul Manafort now in jail, pending trial.

Mr. Manafort is in for an interesting experience. Waiting in a pen with other inmates waiting to be process. Getting the one over inspection. Jump suit. Having to follow orders. No cell phone for his use. Learning to play with the others in jail.

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by 910A
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Big Split - Thoughts on the Cal 3 Initiative
Replies: 42
Views: 1251

Re: The Big Split - Thoughts on the Cal 3 Initiative

What do you do with all the state employees now employed? What happens to the state pensions for the retired employees? What about school funding? Roads etc...The Northern counties like Del Norte, Modoc needs the money from the south to help support their counties now. There is no way those counties...

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by 910A
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1187
Views: 45817

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

They've begun a dialogue which is a fantastic start. I was sceptical of trump to begin with but he's gone up in my estimations. If this all runs to plan and by the end of trumps presidency we've seen a lot of change/progress with regards to North Korea, will you credit him on this forum? How many t...

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by 910A
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka
Replies: 308
Views: 28087

Re: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka

It's sad but not surprising. DL has been struggling for the HKG route. Ticket price is consistently low. They have tried cutting frequency seasonally and they have tried switching to smaller planes (767) or more efficient types. DL operated 332 and 772 from SEA to HKG. I don't think the 763 could d...

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by 910A
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka
Replies: 308
Views: 28087

Re: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka

Didn't DL attempt KIX before from SEA and dropped it? "Key business destination?"

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by 910A
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal To Start SFO Next Year
Replies: 19
Views: 3543

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 ...

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by 910A
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian OAK-BCN on a a340-500
Replies: 20
Views: 4444

Re: Norwegian OAK-BCN on a a340-500

aemoreira1981 wrote:
It is still in its Kingfisher configuration of 237 seats. Those were the only 380t A345s built. I have photographed it operating for Arik Air in its livery, and then for Finnair and El Al.


No. Only 12 seats in the premium area and 261 in coach.

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by 910A
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12465

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

LAX in the early 1980's - World's DC-10 and some other charters used the Imperial Terminal. Over on the other side T2 international, SAS, Laker and Braniff all used stairs. Stairs are the only way off a plane today at PPT.

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