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by SeaDoo
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 74
Views: 6131

Re: Naming Specific Routes

Alaska Airlines milk run, not too familiar with the actual stops in the route, but a quick google search should turn up results Not only Google but the alaskaair.com site has its own page: https://blog.alaskaair.com/destinations/the-milk-run-flight/ Generally, it's SEA to ANC or ANC to SEA with a l...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 74
Views: 6131

Re: Naming Specific Routes

My flight from Las Vegas shoul have been called the route from Hell. Seriously drunk guy sat next to me. He reeked. Absolutely stunk. Got.the flight attendant to give him a pre departure drink. He continued to order alcohol throughout the flight. Never once did they suggest he take a break. He never...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

flyinggoat wrote:
I saw an LH 748 at SEA on Wednesday the 8th. Was that temporary, or is LH sending the 748 to SEA now?



I believe they are using it for November. I can't remember if it ends in December or continues through Christmas season.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-SBA
Replies: 23
Views: 3165

Re: DFW-SBA

It's going back to a CRJ-900 for the winter schedule, but I believe the A319 is back in the spring. SBA handled 727s and 737s in the past, so I'm sure it could take other types of mainline aircraft. United had mainline on some of its DEN and SFO frequencies this summer as well. SBA is a great littl...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS starting SEA-PIT
Replies: 60
Views: 7470

Re: AS starting SEA-PIT

I am surprised they announced so early. I'm assuming they were trying to preempt someone else from starting it.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Good to hear about PIT. US used to fly it.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What point-to-point major U.S. airline routes can you think of?
Replies: 34
Views: 3470

Re: What point-to-point major U.S. airline routes can you think of?

Lots of Alaska-Hawaii flights (Bellingham-Hawaii,Sacramento-Maui, and Oakland-Hawaii.)
There are other Alaska routes like SMF-SJD.

Currently, and historically, routes to Anchorage like former Continental from Seattle and currently Jet Blue to Seattle and Portland.


Loys of Southwest routes.

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by SeaDoo
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Growth
Replies: 47
Views: 8283

Re: AA ORD Growth

787fan8 wrote:
SeaDoo wrote:
What are they using to Venice?

They will be using the 787-8.



Thanks for the response

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by SeaDoo
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Growth
Replies: 47
Views: 8283

Re: AA ORD Growth

What are they using to Venice?

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by SeaDoo
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways hopes to return to US - nonstop to California/New York
Replies: 97
Views: 13810

Re: Thai Airways hopes to return to US - nonstop to California/New York

User001 wrote:
They need to start MAN! It's the 3rd largest unserved long haul route in the world, and combining it with JFK initially could be the best way to get the route started.


What are the first two?

Thanks in advance.

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by SeaDoo
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-SEA/YVR - Untapped?
Replies: 55
Views: 6200

Re: SIN-SEA/YVR - Untapped?

I don't see it happening anytime soon. With the PDEW of 37 for the whole state, you are roughly only filling up 1/9 of a DL A350 and 1/7 of a SQ A350. This would be one of the world's longest flights. Considering DL is the only airline flying SEA-HKG, and that isn't even daily year round, why would ...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018
Replies: 64
Views: 23419

Re: AIR FRANCE start SEATTLE and TAIPEI in 2018

pabloeing wrote:
AMAZING to see another european carrier in SEA........


Agreed.


Now lets see if AF can up their game and offer Bailey's Irish Creme (SP?)

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by SeaDoo
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

What is SEA looking forward to for next year? Thomas Cook to MAN? Additional Norwegian destinations? Will Eurowings return next summer? Will Condor bring back the SEA-MUC flights back next summer? What about Asia? Just Thomas Cook for next year so far. DY to OSL is almost a certain for next fall, 2...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Here's the load factors for international airlines at SEA for the month of March: Air Canada: 73% ANA: 80% Asiana: 81% British Airways: 85% Condor: 93%. Seems unusually strong, but ok. Emirates: 57%. I think this was the month that the 2nd daily flight was eliminated, EVA Air: 73%. 16% drop from Ma...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 22268

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Interesting copying of Alaska's flight numbers. I did a quick internet search and see AA, and UA use flight 500 to IND. I was surprised WN didn't.

I haven't read the whole thread yet, so perhaps the answer lies ahead of me to read, but why CDG vs AMS?

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by SeaDoo
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 107
Views: 18599

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

Delta should strive to serve EVERY NFL city from SEATAC for starters They don't even fly to the Bengals' home year round. I don't see the Jaguars' home or Packers' home being likely to snag a flight. Buffalo wouldn't seem real likely. I would think someone would fly to the Steelers' home from Seatt...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 280 KIX-DFW
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

AA 280 KIX-DFW

https://www.flightradar24.com/AAL280/e7c7ab0

Anyone know what this is about?
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Just saw this: https://www.flightradar24.com/AAL280/e7c7ab0

Anyone know what this is about?

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by SeaDoo
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 13811

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Edinburgh and Glasgow ought to share an airport. The two cities are only an hour apart from each other. That is one that I too have previously thought would make sense to combine. I realize that an airport between halfway between the two cities would be farther than the current airports to their ci...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Does anyone know how many car parking stalls PAE will have? 570, according to the local paper: http://www.heraldnet.com/news/paine-field-passenger-terminal-to-get-grading-permit/ This includes the employee and rental car parking area, I believe. Assuming 500,000 passengers per year, this is signifi...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 13811

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Edinburgh and Glasgow ought to share an airport. The two cities are only an hour apart from each other. That is one that I too have previously thought would make sense to combine. I realize that an airport between halfway between the two cities would be farther than the current airports to their ci...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Does anyone know how many car parking stalls PAE will have?

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by SeaDoo
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 13811

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

I think an airport between Cincinnati and Dayton would have made sense.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 13811

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

I think an airport between Cincinnati and Dayton would have made sense.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

The traffic congestion in the area.is supposedly one of the reasons for building the terminal. there are.differing.opinions on the light rail and it's a impact.on traffic. I would argue traffic congestion allowed this terminal to be built and the light rail is related to the.congestion, thus related...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Service from LAX to AKL Suspended
Replies: 30
Views: 9582

Re: AA Service from LAX to AKL Suspended

I was surprised AA jumped.into NZ, and disappointed to hear this.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest fuselage (proportional) length difference?
Replies: 81
Views: 10991

Re: Longest fuselage (proportional) length difference?

SeaDoo wrote:
trauha wrote:
Aware of this is why I put the inverted commas around stretch: 'stretch'.
You are right - DIFFERENCE would have been a better word. :-)

Which fuselages have been shrunk? Is the 747 the only one?



A318


717

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest fuselage (proportional) length difference?
Replies: 81
Views: 10991

Re: Longest fuselage (proportional) length difference?

trauha wrote:
Aware of this is why I put the inverted commas around stretch: 'stretch'.
You are right - DIFFERENCE would have been a better word. :-)

Which fuselages have been shrunk? Is the 747 the only one?



A318

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

BA wrote:
SeaDoo wrote:
If I recall correctly, this was UA's first intercontinental route. I believe when it went away it was being served by a 777.


It was a 777 for a long time, but they switched it to a 787 shortly before discontinuing it.


Thanks for the correction, I didn't realize UA ever had a 787 in SEA.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPAC service to mid-sized markets
Replies: 59
Views: 6030

Re: TPAC service to mid-sized markets

fsafsx wrote:
Indy is perfect for an Asia flight


Are you joking? IND doesn't even have Europe. Isn't YYZ the only year round scheduled flight. I think their is seasonal CUN.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

I'm curious what the future for BLI is due to the weak Canadian dollar and PAE having commercial flights starting next year... It seems like the future was real rosy for a bit. AS adding service to Hawaii and Las Vegas, plus the Allegiant flights. I think Allegiant flights are down, but someone fee...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Serious question. Can Paine Field expand beyond the current design. Only 2 Gates? Come on! This Airport will be strictly for O&D traffic. They should build it so it has at least 5 Gates. I expect Alaska to use 737's since the airport is restricted to the number of Gates. I expect at least a dou...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Since UA just announced PAE-SFO and DEN, does anyone have any guesses to which routes AS will add from PAE? And since it's a two gate terminal, does that rule out the possibility of a third airline at PAE? My guess is probably. For AS, all they've said is Oregon and California, so I only see PAE-LA...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Service is suppose to start Spring 2018. https://www.flywenatchee.com/bay-area-flight/ They show a UAX E175 and a AS/OO E175. Maybe a foreshadowing of the equipment used? AS could be a contender for EAT-SFO, and it would help its California focus. I was going to say I highly doubt SFO-EAT service, ...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

Since UA just announced PAE-SFO and DEN, does anyone have any guesses to which routes AS will add from PAE? And since it's a two gate terminal, does that rule out the possibility of a third airline at PAE? My guess is probably. I could see AS flying to PHX, SNA, SAN, LAS, SJC and maybe HNL.Since AS...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

They were downsizing SEA, but not anymore. Their level of service/capacity has been stable for the past few years now since they axed SEA-NRT in 2014.[/quote]

If I recall correctly, this was UA's first intercontinental route. I believe when it went away it was being served by a 777.

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by SeaDoo
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations
Replies: 123
Views: 15255

Re: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations

Not so easy to 'adjust' the NE schedule; a little thing called summer storms keep popping up every day. When you combine that wit the NE congestion all that planning goes out the door. And while we are at it lets talk about SW and how they have used their political influence to go into certain citi...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

May I suggest that this would be moved to the Washington state air service discussion, located here. I'm going to let the mods have the last word on this, just throwing it out. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1369725&p=19736177#p19736177 Thanks for starting that discussio...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

Surprised Delta wasn't the second airline calling to serve Paine Field. That would have been my guess too. I wouldn't have been shocked had it been WN or HA. I also woudln't be shocked if WN or HA never fly here. I could see a case for each airline. Years ago WN proposed moving all their operations...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/united-airlines-will-offer-flights-from-everetts-paine-field/ Here is the Seattle Times article. This should not be considered unexpected once Alaska announced service. My suspicions are that all the major airlines are going to want a presence i...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

I recently had a chance last month to visit PAE and do the Boeing tour. I never saw any Alaska aircraft coming or departing in the three-four hours I was there. Furthermore, looking at this Google earth shot I can't even see what would be used as a commercial airline terminal. Where do AS and soon ...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

simpv wrote:
Do we know if there are subsidies associated with starting these new routes?


I am not aware of there being subsidies for any flights at PAE.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 14492

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

http://www.heraldnet.com/news/united-airlines-to-serve-everett-in-2018-joining-alaska/ Above is the local paper's article. Exciting options for Snohomish County and beyond. United announcing flights to SFO seems like a good move against Alaska to possibly prevent them from choosing SFO which should ...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia mixes up coffins, sends to Paris one that should have gone to Brussels, and vice-versa
Replies: 27
Views: 3763

Re: Alitalia mixes up coffins, sends to Paris one that should have gone to Brussels, and vice-versa

intotheair wrote:
piedmontf284000 wrote:
DfwRevolution wrote:
So they were late to their own funerals?


well done sir, well done


Certainly a distressing story, but I agree. :P Reminds me of that famed backronym for Alitalia.


Which is?

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by SeaDoo
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 25829

Re: What's next for Spirit?

jetpixx wrote:
I was afraid to open a thread about NK...figured they'd find a way to charge me somehow



Awesome response. Thanks for making me grin.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Options for Flying the 747
Replies: 5
Views: 1044

Re: Best Options for Flying the 747

Where do you want to go? From SEA you have at least LH to FRA and BA to LHR. From SFO there should be some UA flights (for sure to LHR), KLM to AMS, and I would guess more. LAX also gives you KLM to AMS, plus I would suspect more flights. I think you could head to Australia on a QF flight (QF 12 to ...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State air service discussion
Replies: 299
Views: 21969

Re: Washington State air service discussion

-AS mainline to SBA

I didn't know that. Is that due to demand, problems with QX, or some other reason? Is that a permanent, seasonal or temporary change?

Thanks in advance.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat size regulations in the US
Replies: 176
Views: 12545

Re: Seat size regulations in the US

I am not someone who believes the government is God and needs to regulate everything, but there is an appropriate role for government to play in this arena. I would support the government coming up with standards. If it were up to me, it would vary by flight time and aircraft. Being shoved in a tiny...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will Hainan fly to in Europe next?
Replies: 31
Views: 3348

Re: Where will Hainan fly to in Europe next?

Hainan Airlines announced today (on 21 July 2017, routesonline) the launch of Beijing - Prague - Belgrade route. The Chinese carrier has also planned to add additional frequencies to Europe. In addition, Hainan Airlines is planning on adding an additional 13 Boeing 787-9 in the future. Where will b...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DL PR issue. This time FOX Sports host and family not allowed to travel
Replies: 125
Views: 13586

Re: Another DL PR issue. This time FOX Sports host and family not allowed to travel

People with lice shouldn't be on public transportation. I use public transportation to include airplanes.

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