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by stl07
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta airlines declines to take sides in abortion debate
Replies: 27
Views: 771

Re: Delta airlines declines to take sides in abortion debate

Delta already learned their lesson on speaking out last time after the nra thing and the fuel tax

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by stl07
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 764
Views: 89482

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Jshank83 wrote:
Anyone have any questions for STLAVDay tomorrow. I’ll ask if I get a chance.

Have they talked to Volaris or any other airline currently at STL about service to non-beach/buisness destinations in Mexico like MEX/Toluca or even Guadalajara?

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by stl07
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 75
Views: 7913

Re: Delta luggage abuse

I really need to stop clicking on these sensational threads. Of course, every post said "blame the passenger" instead of discussing the issue.

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by stl07
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OSC wants to take a “Hatchet” to Kellyanne Conway’s job
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: OSC wants to take a “Hatchet” to Kellyanne Conway’s job

Watch MSNBC, turns out their reporting was used in the statement by the Republican special counsel against trump/Conway. They sure are celebrating after being called fake news.

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc

yeah idk why people rate the European/ME carriers so highly. I'd much rather fly AA than EK . A joke right? Please say that is a joke. No, it's not a joke, and I agree with him.... I'd happily take AA's J on their 77W or 788 over EK's J offering on any of their aircraft. QR, no. EK, absolutely. AA'...

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MalevTU134 wrote:
Already being discussed here:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1424567

This one has a source attached with more information

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc

The EK biz in this pic looks vile. Wouldn't want to be trapped in the middle seat. I'm sure many people will want to try the biz, if they can get a special deal, though. I guess some people don't care about lounge access or limo pick up, as long as they get a comfy seat. yeah idk why people rate th...

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hockey: St. Louis Blues Wins 2019 NHL Stanley Cup
Replies: 10
Views: 475

Re: Hockey: St. Louis Blues Wins 2019 NHL Stanley Cup

trpmb6 wrote:
So just found out, the Tarasenko's have in fact, not named their newest son yet (born during the finals a couple days ago). I'm pulling for Stanley Louis Tarasenko!! Monogram = STL

If you have twitter post it on the blues and tarasenko's accounts

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 322
Views: 36143

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Nazi

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pakistani pilgrimage passengers beaten at Baghdad Airport.
Replies: 7
Views: 1415

Re: Pakistani pilgrimage passengers beaten at Baghdad Airport.

andrefranca wrote:
Pakistanis/Indians/Bangladeshis/Filipinos/Sri lankas being mistreated in the middle east? WOW SHOCKER!!!!

Dont say that on this European/American dominated site. I said something similar and was rammed even though my evidence was personal experience

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 764
Views: 89482

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

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STLflyer wrote:
So, does anyone know if the Stanley Cup can be placed in a seat, or must it go in the cargo hold or overhead bin? ;)

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1411815&p=21429859#p21429859

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1059
Views: 137935

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

So how was the Stanley cup transported to the airport and was it placed in the cargo hold or in the cabin? ;) :D

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by stl07
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 764
Views: 89482

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

STLflyer wrote:
So, does anyone know if the Stanley Cup can be placed in a seat, or must it go in the cargo hold or overhead bin? ;)

Should be in Bennington I mean O Reilly's lap

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by stl07
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MEX a global hub?
Replies: 10
Views: 1521

Re: MEX a global hub?

first, they have to figure out their airport situation

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by stl07
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 603
Views: 74817

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

I’m happy to say that beginning in December my new home airport will be PVR. I don’t care who flies there, when, how and why. Although I’ll be living in Puerto Vallarta, I’ll still be advocating for PDX and for improved air service for everyone here. Exciting! What made you choose PVR rather than t...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SJU sees traffic growth.
Replies: 3
Views: 523

Re: SJU sees traffic growth.

I believe more and more cruise lines are starting/ending cruises in San Juan...which I'm sure helps a lot. I think another big factor is that cruise ship passengers (originating or just stopping in San Juan/Ponce) see that unlike many other Caribbean islands, PR is more than just a mountain with a ...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One global currency?
Replies: 28
Views: 1268

Re: One global currency?

The US dollar is already the official currency for many countries like say Panama. Other countries have the US dollar at a 1:1 conversion rate, basically making their currency the US dollar also

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by stl07
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 1870

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Perhaps, but it’s pretty predictable that if he is testifying few Republicans will show up. Why would they? The organizers knew this and are playing it for maximum effect. The Democrats are using the victims of 911 for political gain. Shameful, yet not surprising. Mike Drop Oh please..as a retired ...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the easiest way to fly Omni Air?
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: What is the easiest way to fly Omni Air?

sw733 wrote:
Max Q wrote:
Enlist in the army ?


They could well take you to several exotic spots around the world


Absolutely my first thought...

"exotic" is one way to put it

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by stl07
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9019

Re: What does WN do about NK?

Southwest is to Walmart as Spirit is to Dollar Tree both serve their market well, there is some overlap in the market, but one does not take over the others market Americans like various levels of options...There is no industry where this is more true than the airline industry Excellent summary. WN...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9019

Re: What does WN do about NK?

Because you live in LA. I have never met anyone who hates or refuses to fly WN unless they live in LA, and I have met tons of people there say that. It's been a long time since I've heard that and am actually surprised you would choose NK over WN. You might wish to Google the term " anecdotal ...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA
Replies: 32
Views: 1214

Re: Trump would protect Kim Jong Un from the CIA

Dutchy wrote:
Just shakes my head, nothing unexpected though and that might be most shocking.

Exactly. That's the sad part is that it's nothing unexpected. And now we will have some of the same people come in and "clarify" or "but Obama/Clinton" the situation.

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by stl07
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 603
Views: 74817

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Had a chance to visit OTH over the weekend. If every airport had the views this place has! Again, be gentle, these are from my phone. :wave: http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/JamieSanders/Mobile%20Uploads/AC9C3A62-AA4B-4431-9978-9122E4FA4DA4_zpsst2i2bly.jpg http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b1...

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by stl07
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your dream aviation trip?
Replies: 15
Views: 710

Re: What is your dream aviation trip?

My dream aviation trip: flying anywhere in a private jet Closest I have come to a dream airplane trip: flying business class in a lie flat pod on a window side and with aisle access have you checked out empty legs, or more practially, the airline that uses private jets for commercial flights, advan...

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by stl07
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your dream aviation trip?
Replies: 15
Views: 710

Re: What is your dream aviation trip?

UA Island hopper

Also a private jet

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by stl07
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pelosi: “I want to see him in prison.”
Replies: 60
Views: 2986

Re: Pelosi: “I want to see him in prison.”

2016 "lock her up"
2019 "how dare they say they want to lock up a political opponent. They are getting to be like Hitler."

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by stl07
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall
Replies: 6
Views: 904

Re: NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall

Awesome news. Yeah, I don't seem to get why a lot of people are so triggered by pride month. It's funny though because they are usually the first to call others triggered. Also, what is it with you against Christians in every post made. Yes, there is a bottom 5% of the westboro type but the other 95...

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by stl07
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 68
Views: 3337

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

stratosphere wrote:
But I could never live in CA too expensive and too liberal for my tastes.

Expensive definitely, Liberal it depends on where you are. Apart from the bay area and the LA basin CA isn't all that liberal, either moderate democrat/republican or dark red in a lot of the rural areas.

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by stl07
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?
Replies: 26
Views: 4826

Re: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?

UA is not in the habit of starting ultra-long haul routes that are low-yielding (i.e., that cater primarily to tourists). Therefore, UA probably thinks there is an untapped business market in CPT, even if smaller than in JNB. After all, CPT is still an important city, not some backwater. UA is clea...

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by stl07
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?
Replies: 26
Views: 4826

Re: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?

UA is not in the habit of starting ultra-long haul routes that are low-yielding (i.e., that cater primarily to tourists). Therefore, UA probably thinks there is an untapped business market in CPT, even if smaller than in JNB. After all, CPT is still an important city, not some backwater. They have ...

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by stl07
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 22737

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

Do you think allegiant could add service to Minneapolis in the future? I think msp is a great market for them to enter. They have service to STC. It would be interesting to see them compete with SY though. MSP is such a diverse airport. I also see a lot more tourists visit ever since the super bowl...

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by stl07
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition
Replies: 38
Views: 5182

Re: Hawaiian Residents Appear to Enjoy Having Southwest Competition

a/c dxer wrote:
People act like Hawaiian was gouging people on interisland flights. I never saw that.

Exactly what I have been thinking during all this fanfare.

Honestly, I think the greatest threat to all of this is when the ferries start back up

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by stl07
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 764
Views: 89482

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

FWIW, I got a message from someone on twitter today that said they were talking to a Sun Country Rep and they consider STL a focus city. Now I think focus city means a much different thing to Sun Country than other airlines. I don't see us getting a ton of flights, but at least it sounds like they ...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could STL be a profitable hub for a startup airline.
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: Could STL be a profitable hub for a startup airline.

Sun country is basically that in both Stl and BNA. They are adding and subtracting flights to cities they think can compete with WN, and expanding or retracting based on results in each route. Sure, they aren't a startup exactly but they have a new buisness model, zero brand recognition, and are exp...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Domestic Delta A350 Bliss: DEN-LAX, LAX-ATL, ATL-DEN
Replies: 10
Views: 8431

Re: Domestic Delta A350 Bliss: DEN-LAX, LAX-ATL, ATL-DEN

Fuling wrote:
Coach is pretty 'Southwest-like' isnt it? Is there actually much difference?

Assigned seating :stirthepot:

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by stl07
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA
Replies: 25
Views: 3304

Re: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA

That's suspicious. Those are the same cities SY flew to from BNA and didn't return to this winter

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by stl07
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 68
Views: 3337

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

Personally I do not like San Francisco. You get little sunshine and the weather is forever 8-12 degrees. Little beach/sea activities. The weather in Los Angeles is so much better. Also the food. Also a lot more to do/visit such as Disneyland, Universal Studio, Hollywood etc. But it seems to Los Ang...

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by stl07
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 68
Views: 3337

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

SF by far Sure it is chilly, but at least I'm not breathing pollution. La is a pain in the butt. So much traffic and all the attractions are so spread out that it takes hours to get from one to another. Meanwhile, in SF, you basically have to drive like 15 minutes anywhere in the Bay area to reach a...

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by stl07
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 764
Views: 89482

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I do wonder if/when B6 will enter the market. If they were truly wanting to get more foothold in the middle of the country, STL would be a great opportunity for a potential focus operation, granted going toe-to-toe with WN would be a heavy undertaking. Oh it would be a great opportunity. They just ...

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by stl07
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People
Replies: 417
Views: 20127

Re: Mueller Speaks: Barr Mislead the American People

seb146 wrote:
no one but no one is above the law.

Exactly
It's funny that some are all about conserving "due process" and "the rule if law" unless it has to with Trump, and then they make a 180 and give him a pass for everything

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by stl07
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 20056

Re: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"

I just think the whole thing is blown out of proportion. The two parties were negotiating on how to handle what the state viewed as inadequacies in care. It only got elevated to bring a national spotlight to drive a narrative. That clinic was never going to be shut down. Based on today's ruling, yo...

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 20056

Re: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"

Exactly what I said upthread... I had to google what the three items are. Maybe others wanted to know, so I thought I would summarize. You did mention a couple of times there are three items the health board was looking at. I just wanted clarification what they are. I just think the whole thing is ...

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 20056

Re: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"

And, as expected, the facility that was supposed to close didn't. A local judge gave it a temporary operation extention meaning all the media coverage about day 0 was wrong. Missouri didn't become the first abortion free state.

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Same Products In Stores
Replies: 12
Views: 828

Re: The Same Products In Stores

Huh, that is odd

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Comfy, cushioned, long-lasting athletic socks
Replies: 8
Views: 652

Re: Comfy, cushioned, long-lasting athletic socks

Puma socks and under armor's black/white socks you get at the outlet stores or Macy's in big packs are awesome and are a perfect balance. Don't get their expensive, single-pair socks as those are thick and meant for athletics only and feel gross.

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Same Products In Stores
Replies: 12
Views: 828

Re: The Same Products In Stores

Another reason may be the store you went to. For example, a Walmart or Kroger in California or Oregon may have similar items to one in St. Louis as they are national chains, but to get local stuff in STL you would have to go to a midwest grocery store chain like Schnucks as their items are sourced l...

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Same Products In Stores
Replies: 12
Views: 828

Re: The Same Products In Stores

Likely similar sourcing as Montana is relatively close to Oregon. For example, I live in St. Louis, so when I go out to say rural MO/IL for hiking/camping/boating or even weekend trips to Chicago, Branson, or Little Rock/Hot Springs, the products are from the same/similarly located distributor. One ...

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by stl07
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Born on an international flight
Replies: 18
Views: 2615

Re: Born on an international flight

One American family had a kid on a Saudia flight connecting over to some other country and was offered Saudi citizenship

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