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by 11725Flyer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Once again with KLM's 5th freedom route (CGK-KUL)
Replies: 6
Views: 2666

Re: Once again with KLM's 5th freedom route (CGK-KUL)

No need to apologize, your English is excellent. Thanks for taking all the pictures inside the airport terminals. An excellent trip report - thanks for sharing!

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frequency vs mainline
Replies: 14
Views: 549

Re: Frequency vs mainline

I'm firmly in the frequency camp, regardless of the plane. More flights helps in case of a cancellation.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Icelandair make LGA work?
Replies: 32
Views: 3915

Re: Could Icelandair make LGA work?

With preclearance, they could operate on Saturdays. Whether that is/would be worthwhile at that frequency is a different question. I always forget about that Saturday exception probably because its essentially worthless outside of a few leisure markets...EGE for example. Does anybody do LGA-AUA any...

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you consider inflight wi-fi a necessity for your travels?
Replies: 32
Views: 889

Re: Do you consider inflight wi-fi a necessity for your travels?

Not really. I enjoy being disconnected from the grid while I'm taking a flight.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Honeymoon Pt. 1 BOS-HAN (AAF/JLF/JLJ)
Replies: 8
Views: 6070

Re: Honeymoon Pt. 1 BOS-HAN (AAF/JLF/JLJ)

Congratulations. Great information about the airports - very detailed. In your spare time, you may want to start a food blog - I loved all the different pictures of all the meals. Too much cheese! :D

Thanks for taking the time to put this trip report together. I'm looking forward to part 2.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2017
Replies: 513
Views: 6278

Re: Word Game Q3 2017

Italian

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 - Are we starting to forget?
Replies: 70
Views: 3190

Re: 9/11 - Are we starting to forget?

I work in an educationl environment, and no, we will never forget.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Business Class IST-DLM on TK 77W, 56 min. flight time
Replies: 11
Views: 5273

Re: Business Class IST-DLM on TK 77W, 56 min. flight time

Terrific trip report. The cabin pictures are great. And the welcoming juices and food looked very inviting. Thanks for sharing!

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet to feed Norwegian and WestJet at LGW
Replies: 50
Views: 6378

Re: Easyjet to feed Norwegian and WestJet at LGW

https://www.easyjet.com/en/worldwide


Great move, I wonder how this plays into any Brexit issues.
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JAmie2k9 wrote:
Easyjet now allowing easyjet to easyjet connections and long haul connections with Norwegian and WestJet out of LGW.

https://www.easyjet.com/en/worldwide


Great move, I wonder how this plays into any Brexit issues.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin pilots now on sick leave strike
Replies: 137
Views: 13317

Re: Air Berlin pilots now on sick leave strike

I wouldn't be surprised to see it shut down within a few weeks.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 54
Views: 4322

Re: The Future of ISP

As a long-time former resident of Suffolk County, I'm surprised ISP hasn't attracted more attention from the majors. I know DL does't want to cannibalize JFK and LGA; UA might think they have the area covered via EWR and AA has JFK, but they're missing a huge opportunity. ISP is an easy airport to ...

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2017
Replies: 513
Views: 6278

Re: Word Game Q3 2017

Cubic

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Australian Outback Dreams: The QantasLink DH8D routing BNE-BKQ-LRE-BNE
Replies: 6
Views: 1761

Re: Australian Outback Dreams: The QantasLink DH8D routing BNE-BKQ-LRE-BNE

Great trip report. I didn't expect so see so much legroom. I appreciate all the pictures, and thanks!

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines you wish the 747-8I saw
Replies: 25
Views: 1332

Re: Airlines you wish the 747-8I saw

It seems to me that United would have been the most likely candidate in the U.S.

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you consider inflight wi-fi a necessity for your travels?
Replies: 32
Views: 889

Re: Do you consider inflight wi-fi a necessity for your travels?

Personally, no. I don't travel much for business anymore, so I don't really need WiFi.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hands Across the Water: Emirates A380 First to Perth
Replies: 3
Views: 3520

Re: Hands Across the Water: Emirates A380 First to Perth

No problem. I forgot to thank you for posting all the great pictures. I know it takes a lot of time to put one of these together and we all appreciate it!

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21648

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Congrats to IND and DL. It will be interesting to see how this performs.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United passengers can now use Amazon's Alexa to check in for flights
Replies: 9
Views: 1338

Re: United passengers can now use Amazon's Alexa to check in for flights

Great giving Amazon more information about ones self. Of course all this information goes into a data bank about you. I'm sure the frequent flyer program(s) you belong to and even this site know more about you than you think. It's pretty simple, really, if you don't want Amazon to know anything abo...

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)
Replies: 10
Views: 5059

Re: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)

Yes, the beer seems like it was on point. I would have been a nervous wreck with such a tight international connection. I often book a flight with 2-3 hours for a connection and if all goes well, I just enjoy the airport experience. Nice trip report, and thanks for sharing!

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hands Across the Water: Emirates A380 First to Perth
Replies: 3
Views: 3520

Re: Hands Across the Water: Emirates A380 First to Perth

Pretty impressive. The shower was pretty cool and the food service looked terrific. Looks like a great trip, and thanks for sharing!

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Hawaiian Airlines from OGG-SEA
Replies: 16
Views: 8286

Re: Flying Hawaiian Airlines from OGG-SEA

Excellent first trip report! Nice picture of the other airlines. Thanks!

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon defers six E175 deliveries, prompting union lawsuit
Replies: 34
Views: 5915

Re: Horizon defers six E175 deliveries, prompting union lawsuit

Super80Fan wrote:
Not a surprise, Horizon pays sh*t, and Alaska is too cheap to do anything about it so now the entire brand is suffering.


Please provide your evidence that Alaska is "too cheap."

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 239
Views: 22764

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

Alaska hasn't been adding new Hawaiian markets in a while, United just upgauged a lot of flying, and you have HA adding 32B's to their fleet -- so not sure where there's much room for more growth. This might be one of WN's worst mistakes if they enter Hawai'i. Good points. (No pun intended.) But, i...

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U. S. Response to DPRK Missile Over Hokkaido
Replies: 113
Views: 2091

Re: U. S. Response to DPRK Missile Over Hokkaido

At some point, the U.S., South Korean and Japan are going to start shooting at the North Korean missiles. That will be interpreted as an act of war by North Korea, which will probably react by firing more missiles. And, should an errant firing hit China? A dangerous time, indeed.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News Pulled Off The Air In UK Because No One Watches It
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Re: Fox News Pulled Off The Air In UK Because No One Watches It

FYI, if you have an Amazon Fire TV, you can watch the FOX corporate cousin Sky News. I regularly watch it when there's breaking news from the U.K.

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by 11725Flyer
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airline Fleet Choice (Regrettable Aircraft Purchases)?
Replies: 49
Views: 3181

Re: Worst Airline Fleet Choice (Regrettable Aircraft Purchases)?

Any airline that had an "Express" or "Connection" label and flew turboprops.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2017
Replies: 513
Views: 6278

Re: Word Game Q3 2017

Helvetica

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Amsterdam Short Hops: KLM Cityhopper E190/ E175 (Schiphol Spotting)
Replies: 9
Views: 2493

Re: Amsterdam Short Hops: KLM Cityhopper E190/ E175 (Schiphol Spotting)

I don't know where to start with this one. So many pictures! Love all the liveries I'll never see here in the U.S. and you did a great job capturing the food, aircraft, and even the in-flight magazine. Thanks very much for sharing; I imagine it took you quite awhile to put it all together.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released
Replies: 42
Views: 6706

Re: Delta 1997 Concept Liveries Released

I like #3 the best, but DL management probably thought it was too far out of the box at that time.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying with the Germans - Lufthansa Business Class Frankfurt to Sao Paulo
Replies: 10
Views: 6623

Re: Flying with the Germans - Lufthansa Business Class Frankfurt to Sao Paulo

So nice to see the 747-8s. Lots of great pictures and thank you so much for sharing them with us!

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Got a promotion but have not received a contract. How do I proceed?
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: Got a promotion but have not received a contract. How do I proceed?

In the district where I teach, only one-year contracts are issued. There used to be tenure granted after three years, and those that have been around awhile are grandfathered.

So, we're now mostly a meritocracy.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why No New Airline Posters?
Replies: 16
Views: 2016

Re: Why No New Airline Posters?

Remember the good old days when the cities that were served by an airline were all over the airport and jet bridges?

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DL at NRT and ICN
Replies: 43
Views: 5248

Re: Future of DL at NRT and ICN

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Also discussed here.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Alitalia A330/777 New York - Naples
Replies: 6
Views: 9640

Re: Alitalia A330/777 New York - Naples

Nice to see a picture of SYR. I went to college in Oswego and took many flights from there. The color of the headrests on your Alitalia flight were a little too garish for me. The food looked okay - nothing spectacular. I'm not too sure AZ will be around in the next 6-12 months, so thanks for postin...

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Star Alliance livery, yuck!
Replies: 14
Views: 750

Re: Star Alliance livery, yuck!

I like the billboard style on the fuselage, but would like to see each carrier's tail be their own logo.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/27/2017:AA Loads LAX-PEK; DL Drops SLC-GDL; F9 Trims MCO; NK Adds LAS-EWR, Drops IAH-PIT, LAX-PDX/SEA
Replies: 52
Views: 9586

Re: OAG Changes 8/27/2017:AA Loads LAX-PEK; DL Drops SLC-GDL; F9 Trims MCO; NK Adds LAS-EWR, Drops IAH-PIT, LAX-PDX/SEA

717atOGG wrote:
Unfortunate to see NK drop LAX-SEA. AA entering the market probably became too much for them. Now the closest thing we have to a ULCC on SEA-LAX is UA/AA Basic Economy. :worried:


And even those fares may disappear when NK Is gone.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should SAS update or change its livery?
Replies: 16
Views: 775

Re: Should SAS update or change its livery?

cc47 wrote:
I don't think they should change it, I think it's iconic.


I disagree. The fuselage title is barely visible, and the engine color is somewhat random. Time for something new.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What colors do you wear the least?
Replies: 35
Views: 973

Re: What colors do you wear the least?

Orange, yellow, and pink.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN's Hiring Standards Have Fallen
Replies: 40
Views: 1310

Re: CNN's Hiring Standards Have Fallen

If the ATT/Time Warner deal does happen, I hope ATT cleans house starting with Jeff Zucker.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it worth paying for seats?
Replies: 15
Views: 760

Re: Is it worth paying for seats?

Add me to the crowd that pays for it. For me, it's one less thing to worry about.

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2017
Replies: 513
Views: 6278

Re: Word Game Q3 2017

Cough

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 156
Views: 22144

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Thanks for putting together. Great information.

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2017
Replies: 513
Views: 6278

Re: Word Game Q3 2017

Stop

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air India VT-PPN AI805 DEL-BOM
Replies: 4
Views: 2943

Re: Air India VT-PPN AI805 DEL-BOM

Thanks for posting. The food didn't look all that great, though. Nothing like a standing crowd!

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Japan Jaunt to Okinawa (China Airlines economy with a bonus)
Replies: 10
Views: 3612

Re: Japan Jaunt to Okinawa (China Airlines economy with a bonus)

I had no idea that airlines will gave out playing cards. I used to collect them. The meals all looked pretty good, especially the noodles. Thanks for a great trip report - you certainly gave us a lot of pictures!

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 107
Views: 18081

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

IIRC, NW did once fly SEA-KIX with a DC-10. Realistically, I could see DL trying TPE and CAN. Totally agree about DL beginning TPE service once the Seattle international arrivals facility is completed sometime in 2019. I do know that NW had a SEA-NRT-KIX connecting flight sometime in the early 80s ...

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 107
Views: 18081

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

-CMH because of Amazon having a presence in both cities, and potentially beating AS to the punch. I've always thought either DL or AS should have a marketing deal with Amazon. Maybe Prime members could get 5%-10% off or a perhaps bonus in their frequent flyer programs. Alaska would get slaughtered ...

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