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by 910A
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Classic 747 Flight Log
Replies: 35
Views: 1269

Re: Your Classic 747 Flight Log

First one was a Delta 747-100 SFO to ATL back in April 1974 and the last one was this past June on a BA 744 from LHR to BOS. In between flown on 747's from UA, PA, TW, NW, AA, QF, CI, TG, NZ, AF, LH, probably missing a carrier or two. The special treat was after the San Francisco earthquake in Oct 1...

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by 910A
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has any airline had buyers remorse on going to all twin engine widebodies for intercontinential flights
Replies: 110
Views: 10920

Re: Has any airline had buyers remorse on going to all twin engine widebodies for intercontinential flights

keitherson wrote:
No. Usually for any buyers' remorse it's the opposite for twin engine widebodies: for example VA with their 77Ws. They would have done much better only with 330s or smaller planes.


What would VA have used to cross the pacific to the US?

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by 910A
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1690

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread

kitplane01 wrote:
Sawyer is actually changing. It's getting a 70 seat airplane for the first time,


American Eagle has operated the CR700 for at least a year now. MQT now has service to all three mid-western hubs, MSP, DTW and ORD.

ILUVDC10S wrote:
Youper


The term is yooper.

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by 910A
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Marshal Left Loaded Gun in an Airplane Bathroom
Replies: 63
Views: 5174

Re: U.S. Air Marshal Left Loaded Gun in an Airplane Bathroom

Once the paperwork is done, she will get suspended for a week or so.

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by 910A
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Altercation between Pilot and Passenger in terminal after flight.
Replies: 2
Views: 845

Re: Altercation between Pilot and Passenger in terminal after flight.

jakubz wrote:
I'm not shocked the TSA guy just stood there.


What did you expect the TSA guy to do? They aren't trained and have zero authority for an incident like this.

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by 910A
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC Area Lawmakers to Colleagues: Hands Off DCA
Replies: 94
Views: 9877

Re: DC Area Lawmakers to Colleagues: Hands Off DCA

What west-of-perimeter city that wants a DCA flight and can support one still doesn't have one? I can't think of any. Can't pretty much any Hill critter who wants to fly home, and their airport can economically support a nonstop DCA flight, do so? I really hope none of the 535 have their heart set ...

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by 910A
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on
Replies: 30
Views: 3675

Re: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on

New York has very harsh gun laws. He was arrested because he possessed an unpermitted firearm in the state of NY, which is a misdemeanor, not because he was trying to get through security with it. TSA typically doesn’t detain in jurisdictions where the firearm is otherwise legally possessed. Are yo...

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by 910A
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-HNL A330 Routing
Replies: 26
Views: 6078

Re: PHX-HNL A330 Routing

It's a daily flight, there's barely time for it to go anywhere else. AA692 PHX1205 – 1555HNL 333 D AA693 HNL2215 – 0709+1PHX 333 D Sitting on the ground at PHX from 709 to 1205 daily is inefficient use of even a widebody jet, given the low-yield leisure route it would be flying. OP seems to think t...

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by 910A
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations
Replies: 34
Views: 7762

Re: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations

Any chance EA comes in with a multiple aircraft bid for one or more of the teams? They were doing charters for the SF Giants, last I heard. Eastern no longer flies the San Francisco Giants, Delta does.. American only serve the Cardinals this past season, prior to that it was Delta, Northwest and Am...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sign the Petition for California Car Tax
Replies: 16
Views: 769

Re: Sign the Petition for California Car Tax

American Petroleum Institute states that Pennsylvania drivers pay the most in gas taxes (state and federal) at 76 cents per gallon, California is currently 56 cents per gallon which is the 7th highest in the country. Consider it a user fee, if you want decent roads and numerous roads are in need of ...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US
Replies: 22
Views: 4844

Re: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US

What a dummy, disassemble the gun and throw parts away , turn yourself in and get hosed. Be caught doing that and you are into real trouble. Declare the gun and you perhaps spoiled your vacation. If you look at the gun laws in South East Asia, then handing in the gun at the airport on arrival and o...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US
Replies: 22
Views: 4844

Re: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the TSA screening area at the TBIT taped, if so I wouldn't want to be on the tape allowing the police officer to pass through inspection without finding the firearm. I suppose she will also face some US federal charges also and possibly lose her job. I understand s...

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by 910A
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Multiple victims in San Bernadino school shooting
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: Multiple victims in San Bernadino school shooting

Looks to be another case of domestic violence. So many people lose their lives because of DV..

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by 910A
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107584

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I agree with this point of view: http://reason.com/blog/2017/04/10/why-should-police-help-united-airlines-c As a retired state trooper and yes we had to cover security at our small local airport sometimes , but no way in hell, would I have dragged a 69 year old doctor or anyone else off the plane i...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3225

Re: Baseball Charters 2017

Oakland is currently on board an Atlas 767 #8632 to DAL. So I guess they use anyone when the MLW aircraft isn't available.

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by 910A
Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Ft. Worth Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule
Replies: 6
Views: 1672

Re: Dallas/Ft. Worth Summer 2017 Int'l Schedule

CALGARY (YYC) – 6 weekly – Boeing 737-600 (5x)


Nobody goes to Calgary in the summer time?

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by 910A
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A319 DFW-SBA pictures?
Replies: 19
Views: 2537

Re: DFW-SBA PICS

AA has flown mainline into SBA before with MD-80s. So not their first every mainline to SBA. I won't swear to it, but I think they may have sent the F-100 there too. No..The F-100 never made it to the west coast. I'm thinking COS was as far west they went. I pretty sure all the MD-80 flights out of...

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by 910A
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing HQ Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 3436

Re: Boeing HQ Announcement

What will be interesting is to see what financial deal to see what the City of Plano is bribing Boeing with. Doesn't sound like that big of a deal, one floor in one building? http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/aerospace-giant-boeing-selects-plano-for-its-global-services-hq/428894648 The new headquarters...

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by 910A
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3225

Re: Baseball Charters 2017

Which brings up the point why doesn't American go after some of this business?

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by 910A
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 296
Views: 24030

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

commavia wrote:
It seems as though AA has been convinced recently that the A321neo will be able to reliably make PHX-Hawaii.
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I remember when Parker was at US when asked what plane was going to replace the 757 to Hawaii, let just say he was very leerily that the 321neo could do PHX-Hawaii.

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by 910A
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: And the Oscar goes to.......Delta
Replies: 14
Views: 4118

Re: And the Oscar goes to.......Delta

How can you get an award for something that isn't in service yet, for a plane that the airline hasn't placed in service yet?

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by 910A
Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3225

Re: Baseball Charters 2017

I made a mistake..UA 2505 is for the Kansas City Royals.

I suspect the Rockies will be using the Arizona Coyotes plane (N129AC) this season, like they did last season. The Coyotes play their last game on Tuesday.

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by 910A
Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3225

Re: Baseball Charters 2017

Here are some other spring training departures from Arizona that should help answer your question; Mar29,17 United Airbus A320 N474UA East Cargo ramp / flt#UAL2503 PHX-MDW - White Sox Mar29,17 United Boeing 757-300 N75858 East Cargo ramp / flt#UAL2508 PHX-MKE Brewers Mar29,17 United Boeing 737-800 N...

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by 910A
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3225

Re: Baseball Charters 2017

San Francisco Giants are back with Delta after using Vision and Eastern the last two seasons. DL 8892.

The Oakland A's used American to leave spring training, so that might be their charter for the season. AA9450.

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by 910A
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fiji to go year around to SFO
Replies: 9
Views: 2224

Fiji to go year around to SFO

Starts in June Thursday, 30 March 2017: Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has announced the extension of its seasonal San Francisco – Nadi flights to a year-round service, following a successful first year of operations. The direct San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Fiji (NAN) service...

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by 910A
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NCAA Tournament Charters - 2017
Replies: 70
Views: 5605

Re: NCAA Tournament Charters - 2017

Men’s Final Four in Phoenix South Carolina – SY8601 738 CAE-PHX http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX8601/history/20170329/1830Z/KCAE/KPHX Gonzaga – SY8650 738 GEG-PHX http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX8650/history/20170329/2130Z/KGEG/KPHX Oregon – SY8620 738 EUG-PHX http://flightaware.com/liv...

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by 910A
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 296
Views: 24030

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

The annual exodus of baseball teams from Phoenix will be happening over the next couple of days. The San Francisco Giants are leaving at 6pm tonight on Delta #8892. Apparently the team isn't using Eastern this season.

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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: 73
Views: 6428

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: 237
Views: 16997

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: 237
Views: 16997

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: 170
Views: 12462

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: 296
Views: 24030

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: 170
Views: 12462

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: 170
Views: 12462

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: 976

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: 1676

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: 1676

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: 8007

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: 140
Views: 14521

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: 2972

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: 2813

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: 9091

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: 296
Views: 24030

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: 296
Views: 24030

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: 9091

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: 45
Views: 3113

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: 6208

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: 2476

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: 65
Views: 1971

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: 9047

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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