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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 132
Views: 2507

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

Ginormous

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 132
Views: 2507

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

Massive

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 132
Views: 2507

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

Earth

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12870

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

I don't think I've ever heard anyone ever say their purchasing decision was driven by the color of the Y seat Of course you haven't heard anyone say that, because they don't realize that. Branding and marketing involve a lot of sneaky mind games. Example: Remember back in the late 1990s and early 2...

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announces Pensacola Service
Replies: 40
Views: 4310

Re: Frontier Announces Pensacola Service

I'm not sure I really understand the DEN flight. The Gulf Coast isn't really a known tourist destination for most people in the West Coast. Maybe there's a market there that I'm just not aware of, but having spent a lot of time in the area visiting family, this boom in new service seen at PNS and V...

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Bridge

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southwest Boeing 737 MAX 8 Inaugural with a “Spoiler Alert”
Replies: 12
Views: 6208

Re: Southwest Boeing 737 MAX 8 Inaugural with a “Spoiler Alert”

Thanks for the great trip report. I hope to be on one of those birds soon!

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 767-400's to receive Delta One Suites 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 9796

Re: DL 767-400's to receive Delta One Suites 2019

I didn't think they'd be around that long. Good news!

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180134

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Wow! I have the popcorn in the microwave.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Here Comes TrumpCare
Replies: 293
Views: 11149

Re: Here Comes TrumpCare

I might need it next year, so I'm hoping it all gets sorted out. I'm in the group that doesn't qualify for a subsidy and I want to retire early. The prices for crappy coverage are amazing.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying for Football ATL-DEN-GEG-OAK-ATL
Replies: 3
Views: 2999

Re: Flying for Football ATL-DEN-GEG-OAK-ATL

Incredible trip report. I used to live in Marietta (almost Woodstock) and would often head out to ATL early myself. Loved the pictures of the Virgin A340s. I've never been to OAK, so it was a great to see some new views for me. Thanks for sharing with us!

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Wrist

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.
Replies: 25
Views: 1561

Re: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where%27s_Herb%3F
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Anybody remember Burger King's "Where's Herb" disaster?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where%27s_Herb%3F

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX - LHR which Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 1483

Re: LAX - LHR which Airlines?

Type lax-lon into your browser. Google Flights will answer your question.

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 148
Views: 5140

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

News reports indicate the company will "wind down." Good. Sell it off in pieces, and leave enough to pay the victims.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet
Replies: 37
Views: 13228

Re: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet

Bombardier's asking price just went a lot lower. No, let's use Commerce Dept logic. If this is something that costs BBD a billion dollars to fix, BBD is required to charge Delta $13.3 million *more* for each of the 75 frames on order, because every dollar of program cost has to be apportioned into ...

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet
Replies: 37
Views: 13228

Re: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet

Bombardier's asking price just went a lot lower.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should United bring back the Tulip?
Replies: 115
Views: 11876

Re: Should United bring back the Tulip?

Short answer. No. Loved the tulip, but it's time to move on. Again.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Shanghai Airlines Boeing 767-36D FM9108 PEK-SHA
Replies: 5
Views: 4433

Re: Shanghai Airlines Boeing 767-36D FM9108 PEK-SHA

Thanks for posting all the pictures. I assume there's a lot of smog in many of these pictures? I especially liked seeing all the high-rise apartment buildings. I'll take the noodles! Great trip report.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Amazon

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 169621

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

Let it fail, just like Monarch and airberlin. It's time for the market to sort it out.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your favorite engine sound
Replies: 8
Views: 532

Re: Your favorite engine sound

Anything on a 757.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Cheese

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier cancelling planned ISP-CLT service
Replies: 17
Views: 2443

Re: Frontier cancelling planned ISP-CLT service

I'm not too sure why anyone is surprised about this. And the OP clearly has an agenda when it's supposed to be a" big hit."

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of airline service at Naples, FL
Replies: 37
Views: 5237

Re: History of airline service at Naples, FL

No idea. I was referencing a Naples Airline timetable dated 12/22/1977. Just for fun, here are a few other fares: Tampa-Naples was $31.00 intrastate and If you had excess baggage, you were charged $4.00 per piece. The timetable also has a map that had flights departing Airside B at TPA (Eastern) and...

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of airline service at Naples, FL
Replies: 37
Views: 5237

Re: History of airline service at Naples, FL

Naples Airlines flew Martin 404s in 1977/1978 3x to Miami, 3x to Punta Gorda, and 6x to Tampa. It was a division of Provincetown-Boston Airways. The one-way intrastate fare from Miami was $21.00.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 64
Views: 12171

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

*DL ATL-SJU NOV 4>2.0 DEC 5>2 JAN 5>2 FEB 4>2 MAR 4>2 *DL DTW-SJU DEC 0.4>0 JAN 0.3>0 FEB 0.1>0 MAR 0.2>0 APR 0.1>0 *DL JFK-SJU NOV 3>2.0 DEC 4>2 JAN 4>2 FEB 3>2 MAR 3>2 It will be interesting to see when these route frequencies are increased again. Thanks enilria, I appreciate this post every Sund...

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta A321 First: Atlanta to Boston
Replies: 32
Views: 11350

Re: Delta A321 First: Atlanta to Boston

The food looks surprisingly good. I haven't yet been on one of DL's A321s, so it was nice to read a review about it. I will most definitely try a Cape Codder on my next flight. Thanks for sharing with us!

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LATVIA: A Two Headed Dog, Rapid Detox and a Naked Polar Plunge!
Replies: 12
Views: 4583

Re: LATVIA: A Two Headed Dog, Rapid Detox and a Naked Polar Plunge!

Well, the title certainly grabbed my attention. I had never heard of Eurolot, so that was interesting to see. I agree, Riga looked very inviting. The snow (which we don't see her in Florida) was great, and the city looked like a throwback to a different era. In a good way. Looks like you had a succe...

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An Indonesian domestic flight with 777 (Garuda)
Replies: 9
Views: 4673

Re: An Indonesian domestic flight with 777 (Garuda)

Wow. So much detail - and a Burger King in the terminal, too. I'll never see that part of the world, so it was enjoyable to see all the pictures. Thanks very much for this trip report!

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 320
Views: 31762

Re: The Future of ISP

The problem with JetBlue and the others who are entrenched at JFK or LGA is they don't want to cannibalize the traffic at those airports, having made major investments in NYC. While ISP is attractive to many business flyers, the major airlines don't want to dilute their larger stations. This is why...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Welcome Back, Steve Scalise
Replies: 10
Views: 765

Re: Welcome Back, Steve Scalise

So glad to see him back. An inspiration.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian - Interview of Dunkerley in SA
Replies: 24
Views: 4460

Re: Update on Hawaiian - Interview of Dunkerley in SA

F9Animal wrote:
As for the 717, I think HA has started evaluating aircraft options in the future. I would think a C Series would be an interesting plane to look at.


With recent developments, that option is seriously in question.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DEL-DXB-DEL on Jet Airways J/Y (with pics)
Replies: 6
Views: 4193

Re: DEL-DXB-DEL on Jet Airways J/Y (with pics)

Loved the Dubai pictures. I had the opportunity to stay at the Burj in 1999 only because they overbooked the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Imagine my family's surprise when a Rolls pulled up to transport us. Thanks for sharing all the pictures. I enjoyed your trip report!

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino
Replies: 383
Views: 12890

Re: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino

I go to LAS 2-3 times a year. I'll still travel there, but I look forward to upgraded security at the hotels and casinos. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who has been so deeply affected by the tragedy.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If you won the lottery
Replies: 31
Views: 1295

Re: If you won the lottery

I would rather buy time on NetJets, Delta Private Jets, or a similar company. All the benefits without the hassle of owning the aircraft.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Vinyl

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 80503

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Aircraft change on 10/6: + unscheduled JFK-BOS ferry flight (operated by 763ER-low J); rescue flight + unscheduled upgrade on BOS-DUB route (763ER-low J replaces 752) <> unscheduled aircraft swap on JFK-LAX route (763ER-high J replaces 763ER-low J) Other: + MLB charter DTW-EFD-BOS-DTW flying the Re...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Scenic Switzerland – Lausanne, Montreux and Geneva via BA Club Europe
Replies: 3
Views: 3014

Re: Scenic Switzerland – Lausanne, Montreux and Geneva via BA Club Europe

I want to stay at that hotel! Your pictures were amazing. I'm due for another trip to Switzerland next year, and I think I'll be staying there. Love the Club World experience. I appreciate the detail you shared with us and thanks for posting your report!

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7509

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

What happens to the "Proudly All Boeing" an the AS fleet? Who cares? ;) Hasn't been addressed yet; a decision on fleet strategy was expected by next month, but that is being delayed while the Airbus fleet - particularly the A321NEO - are being evaluated. The company is considering many di...

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 96860

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Let's see how Boeing reacts when Canada dumps tariffs on all the Boeing airliners Air Canada and WestJet have ordered, as well as the Super Hornets the Canadian Air Force were considering. The Canadians could also ratchet things by requiring visas for American passport holders. Congrats Boeing, you...

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7509

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

When I made my reservation on VX for this November, both a VX flight number and a corresponding AS 1000-series number were generated. In terms of Mileage Plan, the cite the 1000-series AS flight numbers. They’re sold as AS* designated codeshare flights (operated by Virgin America) for now; SOC stat...

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 134505

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

klm617 wrote:
Why do you think GM dumped so much money into ProAir because using DET over DTW was a much more attractive option for them.


And we all saw how that worked out.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces PHL-SAT/DSM/MSN/OMA
Replies: 27
Views: 5483

Re: AA Announces PHL-SAT/DSM/MSN/OMA

Great adds. As others have speculated, I suspect we'll see some F9 flights disappear.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Illusion

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2017
Replies: 624
Views: 12134

Re: Word Game Q4 2017

Face

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone bought an I phone 8 ?
Replies: 45
Views: 1730

Re: Anyone bought an I phone 8 ?

Just went yesterday to buy the 8 because my wife's phone died. My only complaint is that Verizon didn't have the style I wanted in stock. They blamed Apple.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines PA Refinery Pays Off
Replies: 27
Views: 7491

Re: Delta Air Lines PA Refinery Pays Off

It is the same as Grocery store chains running their own bakeries..they can produce breads a at a lower cost, drive out a middleman, and have a lower cost loaf of bread to sell. Thus they make an extra 10-20 cents a loaf. Actually most grocery stores do not run their own bakeries. Almost all have a...

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"
Replies: 116
Views: 19664

Re: AA calls PHL the "Crown Jewel"

I connect through CLT or ATL. I'm looking forward to some new destinations from CLT.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Brussels Airlines from MXP to BRU then United from BRU to IAD
Replies: 1
Views: 3480

Re: Brussels Airlines from MXP to BRU then United from BRU to IAD

Absolutely great pictures. I saw a Sky Team tail but couldn't quite make out the carrier. Thanks very much for sharing your photos.

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