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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 58809

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Airline Weekly has story about why market is pessimist about JetBlue. They say reasons to worry: o Declining Op margin - one of the biggest YoY declines worldwide in Q2 o Weaker than expected ancillary revenues o Historically profitable Caribbean and Mexico beach markets weaker o Rising fuel cost o...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Threatens Customers with Collections for using Skipplagged/hidden city ticketing
Replies: 43
Views: 2405

Re: UA Threatens Customers with Collections for using Skipplagged/hidden city ticketing

alex0easy wrote:
Erm, 38 times in 2 years is a bit too much, no?
No wonder this guy got caught.


Yup, if you did it once or twice I don't think they really care too much but if you're doing it 38 times, you're certainly on their radar.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who should fill in Sears' void in Puerto Rico if they go under?
Replies: 24
Views: 705

Re: Who should fill in Sears' void in Puerto Rico if they go under?

Sears shot themselves in the foot many, many times. I'm surprised they have lasted this long to tell you the honest truth, along with K-Mart which is even worse.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clinton's Me Too Problem
Replies: 54
Views: 1323

Re: Clinton's Me Too Problem

The whole Pound Me Too movement just needs to go away, along with the awful people who started it.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 126
Views: 17289

Re: OAG Changes: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

caljn wrote:
SESGDL wrote:
Wow, I’m shocked that UA is dropping DFW-LAX


Nooooo! I cannot tolerate 3 hours in WN, no E+.


I got an easy solution for you, AA flies DFW-LAX many times a day on many different aircraft that all have E+.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Leftist radical torches hard working Trump supporter’s truck
Replies: 58
Views: 1597

Re: Leftist radical torches hard working Trump supporter’s truck

I'll give you a hint on who is causing those attacks. It happens when there are no British in Britain, no French in France, no Germans in Germany, no Dutch in The Netherlands, and no Spanish in Spain. ah, ok. So you honestly believe that there never has been any terror strike in those countries. Go...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Leftist radical torches hard working Trump supporter’s truck
Replies: 58
Views: 1597

Re: Leftist radical torches hard working Trump supporter’s truck

The irony is that they're the most bigoted intolerant people around Nope, that would be the Brexiteers. https://abload.de/img/brexiteerswofsg.jpg 2017 EU TERRORISM REPORT: best regards Thomas I'll give you a hint on who is causing those attacks. It happens when there are no British in Britain, no F...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped
Replies: 126
Views: 17289

Re: OAG Changes 10/14/2018: HUGE UA Change, Numerous Routes Added and Dropped

PlanesNTrains wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Good for UA with their recent adds. I see B6 is winding down operations, getting ready for AS, UA, or F9 to buy them out.


Broken record
Baseless assertion
Moving on


Can you cite where I am wrong?

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: 502 Server Error
Replies: 43
Views: 909

Re: 502 Server Error

Keep getting 502's (including when opening this thread) and usually refreshing helps.

Doesn't fix the slowness problem though, which in my opinion is more annoying.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should Congress be reformed?
Replies: 33
Views: 639

Re: Should Congress be reformed?

We are in dire need of term limits to get walking corpses like Leahy, Hatch (those two leeches have been sitting there since Ford was President, I mean just think about that for a second) and Feinstein out of the Senate and there are also quite a few disasters like Nancy Pelosi and Maxine Waters (a...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Management shake up at Alaska Air Group
Replies: 69
Views: 9477

Re: Management shake up at Alaska Air Group

Flaps wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Getting ready for a nice B6 takeover.

That's funny. B6 cant even get their own house in order let alone handle the acquisition and integration of a larger carrier.

:lol:


I meant AS takes over B6. You are correct, B6 can't even takeover SY at this point.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Majors flying into another Major’s HUB?
Replies: 46
Views: 7820

Re: Majors flying into another Major’s HUB?

Airlines have their areas in the country where they have a pretty big hole. For the majors, it's WN & AA in the Northwest, UA in the Southeast, and DL in Texas.

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by Super80Fan
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 538
Views: 59847

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

Before I understood AC utilazation better, I didn't understand why they didn't deploy their A320's and former 757s on red eyes from LAS to the East coast. Now I understand they would have to overnight crews on those routes with low fares, its better to just park the planes. I also believe Allegiant...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Management shake up at Alaska Air Group
Replies: 69
Views: 9477

Re: Management shake up at Alaska Air Group

Getting ready for a nice B6 takeover.

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Hurricane Michael

I've ridden out both Irma & Matthew in Florida along with Sandy & Irene in the Northeast. In both cases though I moved away from the coasts to inland and all was well. I blame the media and government for this, when you continually use the words "deadliest storm ever" and "cat...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Prophecy - in a theater near you!
Replies: 17
Views: 703

Re: The Trump Prophecy - in a theater near you!

Can't be any worse than the fat tub of lard's recycled movies.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed
Replies: 103
Views: 11268

Re: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed

I hope the passengers on that flight file a class action lawsuit against Frontier for that ridiculous delay.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 58809

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

I guess the CASM wasn't there since DAB was served with an A320 and loads have been pretty good. With DAB being withdrawn there is absolutely no reason for me to be flying B6 anymore. It's been a good ride but times change I guess.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FDA Issues warning about Black Licorice
Replies: 40
Views: 1265

Re: FDA Issues warning about Black Licorice

FDA Issues warning about Black Licorice.

FDA: "Because it tastes bad".

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by Super80Fan
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 24949

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Great speech by Sen Collins. I'm getting tired by the protestors/media circus and I'm sure most of the country is as well.

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"
Replies: 85
Views: 6054

Re: "The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways"

Worldair1 wrote:
Legend Airlines killed by American. Flew them twice from IAD to love. Great service and had DirectTV back in 2000.


Don't think it would exist today especially with the semi repeal of the Wright Amendment and WN expanding but AA and Fort Worth certainly didn't help their cause lol.

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica
Replies: 7
Views: 2982

Re: SLC-LAX for IN n Out, LAX-MIA on AA's 737 MAX 8, and onto Kingston, Jamaica

QueenoftheSkies wrote:
If you wanted a guaranteed open seat next to you then book two seats or better yet fly first class. You paid for one seat and that’s all the space you’re entitled to.


You sound like the non-rev who took the seat next to the OP.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 35906

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

AND. THIS. IS. WHY. ONE. SHOULD. ONLY. FLY. ON. REAL. AIRLINES. Looks like those passengers who “saved their money” only ended up wasting it. So sad for the pax and employees. Question, what defines a "real airline"? Obviously Primera Air didn't have a fantastic organization but I really ...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 14400

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

AS is also recovering from the VX takeover, and that was small fish. I doubt they would want to deal with taking over/merging with someone the size of B6 at the moment.

I do agree with him though, B6 is not long for this world. They will either buy someone out or be bought out.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair closes EIN and BRE bases due to strikes
Replies: 24
Views: 2645

Re: Ryanair closes EIN and BRE bases due to strikes

"Let's make the pilots and unions even more angry while making passengers upset and scaring away any potential future pilot" - Someone at Ryanair's HQ.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 300
Views: 16816

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Update: January: (Originally BDL-ATL-DAB, changed due to weather) January 8th: Endeavor Air DL3449, HPN-DTW, Bombardier CRJ-900 - N914XJ January 8th: Delta Air Lines DL693, DTW-ATL, Boeing 757-200 - N6711M January 8th: Delta Air Lines DL2453, ATL-DAB Boeing 737-900ER - N849DN March: March 9th: Spir...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A bounty of counties
Replies: 28
Views: 996

Re: A bounty of counties

Being from up North, our counties up there are just "names" only to sort towns out. Coming down to Florida was a culture shock as I was amazed at how the counties have their own governments, laws, police, fire, and courts. My two favorite facts involving counties is that DFW is in two coun...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Hero-to-Zero aviation company?
Replies: 21
Views: 1028

Re: Most Hero-to-Zero aviation company?

McDonnell Douglas, TWA, Pan Am, and JetBlue for me.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 8356

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

Pretty awful, but then again it does a great job at broadcasting the current state of AA, so maybe they're on to something here.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK to open MCO crew base 12/1
Replies: 17
Views: 1802

Re: NK to open MCO crew base 12/1

25 CA's and 25 FO's. Can't link to it as it's against TOS but go to the airlinepilotforums.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 15765

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

Southwest I think can hold out. They have such a fan base and people know they get more for the fares. It's hard for any other airline to do that. I know so many people who will only fly Southwest , they are just sick of the us3 and lcc way of being treated. Southwest gets higher fares on alot of r...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 24949

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Please answer this for me, I understand the controversy surrounding Judge Kavanaugh. It is my opinion that this is ridiculous but he should probably withdraw his nomination. That being said, why are the Dems still taken seriously when they'll vote no no matter who is the nominee? Take Justice Gorsuc...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 15765

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

B6 has no advantage and will either be bought out or will need to merge. F9, G4, NK, AS, and HA all have their niche products with niche markets and do just fine while WN, AA, DL, and UA all have large networks, large fleets, and a product that works for them. B6 is the ugly duckling, their product,...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 24949

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

casinterest wrote:
N867DA wrote:
This guy's going to get confirmed.


Yes indeed.

A partisan hack that lies , hides secrets, and can be bought. Just what the GOP likes. At least we can stop hearing from the Bill Clinton crowd from now on.


You just described every US Representative/Senator.

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by Super80Fan
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wobbly Winter '17/18 (5): Fly Smart? Not quite: The GoAir Debut! (G8128 CCU-DEL A320 Dec'17, pics & video TR)
Replies: 7
Views: 1657

Re: Wobbly Winter '17/18 (5): Fly Smart? Not quite: The GoAir Debut! (G8128 CCU-DEL A320 Dec'17, pics & video TR)

Great trip report! While I've never been drunk/hungover when flying I have flown a few times with no sleep in 24-36 hours, so I might as well have been drunk/hungover! Half the battle is just acting normal around the airport lol.

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by Super80Fan
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ridiculous Spirit Airlines Seat Selection Process
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Ridiculous Spirit Airlines Seat Selection Process

Let me start by saying that I have never had a bad experience with Spirit and will continue to book flights with them. Currently have a round-trip ticket booked with them for Thanksgiving, with me buying my bags during booking and as usual booking the seats later. For this route the seats start at $...

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by Super80Fan
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NTSB: Pilot error responsible for AC759 @ SFO
Replies: 74
Views: 12681

Re: NTSB: Pilot error responsible for AC759 @ SFO

Usually I agree when posters say pilots shouldn’t be fired for small mistakes - but if you don’t fire pilots for this what do you fire them for? Can’t think of many jobs where you almost kill hundreds and keep your job...: or did they get fired? Usually with "pilot error" crashes involvin...

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by Super80Fan
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NTSB: Pilot error responsible for AC759 @ SFO
Replies: 74
Views: 12681

Re: NTSB: Pilot error responsible for AC759 @ SFO

Shame on Air Canada, they should be fined into oblivion. The pilots are just scapegoats for their poor training practices and I hope they do keep their jobs and are just retrained.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 24949

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Avenatti drops a Nuke on Kamp Kav He was a part of a HS gang rape escapade. Avenatti reveals third Kavanaugh accuser — a witness and victim of alleged gang rape https://www.rawstory.com/2018/09/avenatti-reveals-third-kavanaugh-accuser-witness-victim-alleged-gang-rape/ And make no mistake, this woma...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 4462

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

While I wish we could have a president that is respected by foreign countries and who works with them I think it's time for the US to leave the UN. You have the exact president you deserve. No, I don't. I want to be rid of the UN but I also want to be cordial/work with other countries. Right now I'...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly
Replies: 121
Views: 4462

Re: Trump laughed at by UN General Assembly

While I wish we could have a president that is respected by foreign countries and who works with them I think it's time for the US to leave the UN.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 24949

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

I hope Diane Feinstein burns painfully in hell for this abominable showing. She damaged the credibility of real victims, ruined a man's reputation and made sure no sane person would want to be nominated for public office. Good work. What a train wreck. Agree 100%, and I hope creepy porn lawyer join...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 35
Views: 7041

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

"Cameras in the cabin" they already are there and come out quickly when something out of the ordinary happens, we all have them on our phones and I even carry an actual one while flying.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 58809

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Can't speak for any other market but DAB is going nowhere. If you think it's being dropped you have no idea what you're talking about, end of story.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct beer period is
Replies: 23
Views: 610

Re: The correct beer period is

The best beer is free beer. The second best beer is cold beer.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 1339
Views: 24949

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

So now Michael Avenetti is claiming Kavanaugh didn't just rape but GANG RAPED many women back in high school. And yet Kavanaugh passed not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, but six FBI background investigations and they never discovered this. So either every single member of the FBI need...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most overrated aircraft?
Replies: 63
Views: 4297

Re: Most overrated aircraft?

The B-737, hands down. However you slice a 50 years old design it just remains a weird looking, cramped aircraft with weight & balance issues and a seriously botched door design. And the best selling most profitable airplane of all time, which many major reputable airplanes still buy in droves....

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most overrated aircraft?
Replies: 63
Views: 4297

Re: Most overrated aircraft?

The 737. It had it's place in history and will always be a remarkable aircraft but the design is at the very end. Boeing needs to stop milking the design when there is nothing more to mil out of it.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 62
Views: 11447

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

This individual sounds sick in the head and needs to be committed. Hope WN counter-sues him.

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