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by 910A
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights within the USA and North America
Replies: 57
Views: 3896

Re: 747 Flights within the USA and North America

DL also operated SFO-ATL, DFW-SFO PA- SFO-LAX NW LAX-SFO (no local passengers) #9

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by 910A
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 4
Replies: 229
Views: 16063

Re: Cruise Ship Thread Part 4

Sorobon Beach Resort haven been there since 2007, and then the owners sold the place. Checking out the web site, looks like the place was given a new coat of paint of bright colors, beyond that the facility looks the same except for it's clientele. Great place to recharge...

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by 910A
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread Part 4
Replies: 229
Views: 16063

Re: Cruise Ship Thread Part 4

Abuse of alcohol can have dire consequences. A 23 year old passenger fell off the Carnival Victory last night, well 3am would be this morning wouldn't it and is missing. Cuban and US authorities are searching the area. http://www.abcactionnews.com/news/state/uscg-searching-for-23-year-old-carnival-v...

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by 910A
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 160
Views: 11157

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

Here is Sawyer Airport (MQT/SAW) statement on the presidential budget and EAS SAWYER -- It's been a busy winter so far for Sawyer International Airport. As of March 1, they added new flights that route through Minneapolis - and have already seen the benefits of the new addition. Duane DuRay, Airport...

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by 910A
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Anyone know whose A340 is parked over at South Cargo? I saw it parked Thursday afternoon over at B24ish when my flight took off. Didn't get a good look at it, though. WBC team charter I believe for Japan. The Netherlands team was on one of the Atlas/Sonair 747s that left yesterday. Air X Charter is...

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by 910A
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 160
Views: 11157

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

I am all for keeping SOME EAS markets (Alaska being a prime example.) However, a major review and overhaul is needed to be done. Some states have multiple cities with EAS service. The UP of Michigan for example doesn't need service to CMX, SAW, IMT, ESC and SSM.(if you count SSM, could be Canada) Y...

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by 910A
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 160
Views: 11157

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

It was reported that the White House proposed a budget that eliminates the Dept. of Transportation's Essential Air Service (EAS) program. Politics aside and whether or not it will be passed, what effects would this have on US domestic operations? It is my understanding that service to many markets ...

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by 910A
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE And The "Your Papers, Please" America
Replies: 36
Views: 913

Re: ICE And The "Your Papers, Please" America

These tactics and rude treatment by Customs and DHS are what will discourage international travelers from coming to the U.S. . Seem to recall PDX was having issues with Customs/Immigration authorities which was one of reasons why the Delta PDX hub failed. For state troopers, local cops etc, they ha...

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by 910A
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Misdemeanors affecting pilot career
Replies: 24
Views: 1530

Re: Misdemeanors affecting pilot career

If this is what stands in the way of your career of choice, you might also consider another career - as your life will present much more complicated challenges than this.... Jesus, drop this condescending garbage. OP is barely out of high school, adjusting to the real world, asked advice, and you c...

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by 910A
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Misdemeanors affecting pilot career
Replies: 24
Views: 1530

Re: Misdemeanors affecting pilot career

I worked with a United 767 (international) F/O who was found guilty of a felony. He was also one of those airline pilots with the weapons approval. My staff brought me the case, they didn't know what to do. First of all, he had to get a court order whenever he left the country which was going to be ...

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by 910A
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What routes does AA fly the A333 ?
Replies: 30
Views: 7875

Re: What routes does AA fly the A333 ?

AA is still operating an 333 on a R/T between CLT-PHX-CLT rotation, at least through March.

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by 910A
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UofM Basketball team plane off runway @YIP
Replies: 106
Views: 11229

Re: UofM Basketball team plane off runway @YIP

The NCAA doesn't manage charters, the school does. But I'm surprised Michigan was flying Ameristar. Typically, the schools use an intermediary, such as a charter broker. They would not directly select the carrier. For the NCAA tournament, the NCAA uses a travel service in Madison to arrange the fli...

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by 910A
Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY announces new seasonal routes from MSP
Replies: 24
Views: 2906

Re: SY announces new seasonal routes from MSP

Seasonal flights to Santa Rosa/Sonoma County and Austin will be offered August through December 2017 via Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Terminal 2. The new destinations will fly one round-trip flight per week for 15 weeks, departing Thursdays and returning Sundays. Travel to Santa Rosa...

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by 910A
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AG Jeff Sessions lied about Russian connection
Replies: 132
Views: 2573

Re: AG Jeff Sessions lied about Russian connection

Sessions in his position as Senator met with foreign ambassadors every week or two as part of his official duties, and since one of those was Russian he suddenly becomes ineligible for further public service. Someone is just making stuff up now. There is a reason why his fellow Republicans Senators...

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by 910A
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 772 in UA maintenance hangar at SFO?
Replies: 49
Views: 8994

Re: AF 772 in UA maintenance hangar at SFO?

The issue must be serious (F-GSQD) to have remain at SFO now for a week.

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by 910A
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

I believe it would be a 333 which would be a 60 seat drop overall. Not ideal. Makes more sense, I read the 333 now are going to stay until the end of 2018, hence the delay of the 350's. Hawaiian is retiring their 763 over the next two years, so I would expect to see them operate a 332 perhaps early...

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by 910A
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

AA had a 767 drop in yesterday as a sub ORD-PHX-DFW. Didn't get a chance to see it, we don't get a lot of AA widebody love in PHX, other than the A330. I believe that will change. I think by end of year, our two AM HNL turns (7A&10A) will be combined into a single 10A turn on a 330 that comes i...

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by 910A
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 772 in UA maintenance hangar at SFO?
Replies: 49
Views: 8994

Re: AF 772 in UA maintenance hangar at SFO?

Went tech on last Thursday.

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by 910A
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?
Replies: 36
Views: 2438

Re: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?

Fly on a 787 and the window shade issue is moot.

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by 910A
Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 12- domestic US
Replies: 38
Views: 6113

Re: QF 12- domestic US

This is nothing new. Back in the day, (1978-1985) QF3/4 were domestic flights like QF12 between HNL-SFO. This allowed Aussies to stop over in HNL going either way. We did not clear immigration until we arrived in SFO. Americans traveling from OZ were kept in a sterile area at HNL for a couple of hou...

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by 910A
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: List Making: Cheapest/Best Value Flight You've Booked
Replies: 62
Views: 2288

Re: List Making: Cheapest/Best Value Flight You've Booked

Qantas SFO-CNS $499 R/T back in 1984.

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by 910A
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First 747 flight
Replies: 61
Views: 1510

Re: First 747 flight

A Delta 747-100 back in 1974 - the night coach from SFO-ATL. In those days the fare on night coach flights were 20% lower.

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by 910A
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBP now checking documents on some domestic flights
Replies: 45
Views: 8224

Re: CBP now checking documents on some domestic flights

The press is showing just how dishonest and untrustworthy they really are. The checks have always happened, the raid frequency has NOT increased. The only actual change since Jan 20 is a temporary ban on people from six war torn nations and one enemy state (stayed) and an increase in enforcement at...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retirements schedule
Replies: 23
Views: 2675

Re: Retirements schedule

Alexdk wrote:
I am sorry. I have started a similar thread, but only about this year. What I have:
2019:

Air Tahiti Nui A345
Is something incorrect? What am I missing?

TN should be A343...

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by 910A
Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Thank you for the info.

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by 910A
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-AKL Performance Thus Far?
Replies: 43
Views: 9313

Re: AA LAX-AKL

I can buy a one way ticket on tonight's AA LAX-AKL flight for $800 and change or to HKG for $500. Walk to the counter, buy the ticket and walk on the plane...A walk up fare. And if you do, notwithstanding other factors, you will be high up the profiled list for interception on arrival. Don't plan t...

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by 910A
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Interesting day at IWA..Going into my Physician office this morning which is located just north of runway, I notice a C-Series plane flying overhead. After the appointment I went over to the airport and a Bombardier C-Series unpainted was doing touch and go's. It's a super quiet plane. An AN-124 was...

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by 910A
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US student loan debt hits record, surpasses oustanding auto debt
Replies: 87
Views: 2164

Re: US student loan debt hits record, surpasses oustanding auto debt

What ever happen to the golden era where a student tuition at a California State University would be about $130 a semester. (1970's)

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by 910A
Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Eastern Airlines 737 already being returned to lessor?
Replies: 29
Views: 6821

Re: New Eastern Airlines 737 already being returned to lessor?

Does anyone know if Eastern has the San Francisco Giants charter contract for the 2017 season?

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by 910A
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAM Fills Second Petition to Unionize Boeing CHS
Replies: 78
Views: 5828

Re: IAM Fills Second Petition to Unionize Boeing CHS

This is likely the first of a few votes they'll lose in the South. Nissan will vote against, and VW will too (although I expect it to be closer there). Didn't the UAW win in the vote to represent the maintenance workers (the ones that keep the robots working) at Chattanooga? That alone might be the...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport splashes a string of 2016 accomplishments across its website: Terminal 3 makeover, No. 1 ranking from a top frequent-flier website and 20 years of British Airways service. "What a year for Sky Harbor,'' it says. But last year wasn't great for the city-o...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the regional jet kill off service to many local airports.
Replies: 55
Views: 6458

Re: Did the regional jet kill off service to many local airports.

One question I'd ask, though, is how many airports have completely lost service on network carriers between the early years of deregulation and now? Many airports lost service in the years following deregulation and were placed in the EAS program, where they (not all) continue to be served today by...

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by 910A
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer
Replies: 34
Views: 6116

Re: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer

If a airliner (CV 580) can hit a moose while landing back in the day, and an AS plane can be damaged by a fish while flying, I supposed hitting a deer at CLT is possible.

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by 910A
Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNCONFIRMED: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down
Replies: 83
Views: 25007

Re: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down

Have confirmed with multiple people in the know, including post on the Easteen Airlines Facebook page that Eastern is on the brink of shutting down. One airplane has been returned, others are being repossessed or handed back. Not sure who else they owe money to, but I'm sure it's plenty to others. ...

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by 910A
Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNCONFIRMED: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down
Replies: 83
Views: 25007

Re: Eastern Airlines On Brink Of Shut Down

This was in the NY Times two days ago: Vincent Viola, the billionaire Wall Street trader who is President Trump’s nominee to be secretary of the Army, has been negotiating to sell his airline, a move that would alleviate a potential conflict of interest. But, if the deal goes ahead, he may be buying...

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by 910A
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Liveries you loved..then didn't?
Replies: 29
Views: 3366

Re: Liveries you loved..then didn't?

Couldn't agree more. I loved the battleship when it first came out. I think because as far as the majors went, it was the first breakaway from the 25 year oldish Saul Bass liverys (Northwest may have beat them by a few month with the bowling shoe- but I continued to love that livery). Very quickly,...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX40 B77W diverting to Iqaluit - Engine Shutdown
Replies: 135
Views: 32501

Re: LX40 B77W diverting to Iqaluit - Engine Shutdown

Now that LX 7002 is inbound to YFB and about 3 hours out, any guess where it will head on departure from YFB? I assume that it was the fresh crew from LX 15 so they would have enough duty time left to go back to JFK for sure, depending on the delay in departure. It's going back to JFK, suppose to a...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX40 B77W diverting to Iqaluit - Engine Shutdown
Replies: 135
Views: 32501

Re: LX40 B77W diverting to Iqaluit - Engine Shutdown

m0ssy wrote:
Or is the airport not used commercially on a regular basis?

Thanks.

The airport has regular daily 737's flights along with a 767 freighter flight.

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by 910A
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX40 B77W diverting to Iqaluit - Engine Shutdown
Replies: 135
Views: 32501

Re: LX40 B77W diverting to Iqaluit - Engine Shutdown

Looks like LX15 was cancelled this evening so it could be used for the rescue mission.

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by 910A
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Denies American-Qantas ATI JV
Replies: 101
Views: 15348

Re: DOT Denies American-Qantas ATI JV

https://www.virginaustralia.com/eu/en/a ... RTNERSHIP/


When did VA drop SYD-LAX? Best of my knowledge it never has been cancelled and it still operates today.
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Sydscott wrote:

Virgin dropped Sydney to Los Angeles. It subsequently dropped MEL-LAX as well but is now back on it.

https://www.virginaustralia.com/eu/en/a ... RTNERSHIP/


When did VA drop SYD-LAX? Best of my knowledge it never has been cancelled and it still operates today.

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by 910A
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair ends A340 operations
Replies: 29
Views: 7121

Re: Finnair ends A340 operations

Some of their last 340's arrived factory fresh in 2007-08. There has to be a market for these.

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by 910A
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Denies American-Qantas ATI JV
Replies: 101
Views: 15348

Re: DOT Denies American-Qantas ATI JV

Without anti-trust immunity for its partnership, American Airlines and Qantas Airways are modifying their codeshare agreements. On Tuesday, American said it will remove its code from Qantas’ flights between Sydney and Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles and New York starting on September 30. Qantas plan...

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by 910A
Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New executive order - implications at US airports
Replies: 46
Views: 4260

Re: New executive order - implications at US airports

Cairo airport officials say seven U.S.-bound migrants — six from Iraq and one from Yemen — have been prevented from boarding an EgyptAir flight to New York’s JFK airport. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/7-us-bound-migrants-prevented-from-boarding-egyptair-flight-to-jfk-officials-...

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by 910A
Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 88
Views: 7642

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

I've been wondering who may handle the American Eagle (SkyWest) flights at MFR. OO/United Express, since it's SkyWest under the paint, or QX, with the AS* codeshare and similar systems (AS is Sabre under the hood.) ? I doubt AA/Envoy would staff it for just the two flights. Of course I hope it lead...

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by 910A
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Service to Australia in the 70's
Replies: 44
Views: 5413

Re: AA Service to Australia in the 70's

It was their own service, flying 707's started in 1970. The flights were discontinued around 1975 when AA traded with Pan Am for some Caribbean destinations.

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by 910A
Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 268
Views: 20629

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

First WestJet flight is due to land at around 1:30pm at IWA. It's a 738 in the Frozen livery.

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by 910A
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL68 Divert CDB- Cold Bay Alaska.
Replies: 72
Views: 14337

Re: DL68 Divert CDB- Cold Bay Alaska.

Delta is chartering Volga-Dnepr AN124 to deliver support equipment including two deicing trucks to CDB in order to get N177DN ferried out. They should have brought a 767 engine too. But the aircraft is scheduled to leave CDB today: https://www.flightradar24.com/flight/dl9862 Looks like the departur...

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by 910A
Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: AA Introduces Basic Economy
Replies: 155
Views: 15105

Re: Official: AA Introduces Basic Economy

F*ck! I fly regularly (though not often enough for status) for work and am required to book the absolute cheapest base fare. Since AA is one of the two airlines that owns most of my market, I'm going to have to fly that fare. Since most of my travel us between one and two nights, I'm usually just c...

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by 910A
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asia Atlantic Airlines
Replies: 5
Views: 972

Re: Asia Atlantic Airlines

http://www.asiaatlanticairlines.com
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Asia Atlantic is a charter airline headquartered in Bangkok, that operates two 767's. It is a subsidiary of the Japanese travel agency H.I.S. Here is their web address http://www.asiaatlanticairlines.com

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