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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Virgin Experience: First Virgin America Flight+JetBlue A321
Replies: 21
Views: 7612

Re: A Virgin Experience: First Virgin America Flight+JetBlue A321

Nice trip report jeff - You inspired me to take my first Virgin America flight this past weekend...just a short hop from LAX to LAS. N631VA Chic Mobile. Filled two blocks: First time on Virgin America and a new city pair LAS-LAX. I hope to fly Virgin again sometime soon on a longer route. Keep up t...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paying extra Money for Seating??
Replies: 36
Views: 2369

Re: Paying extra Money for Seating??

SQ allows you to reserve a seat for free when booking (And I booked 5 months before travelling) gave myself window seats on every leg of LHR-SIN-SYD-SIN-LHR. They charged a fixed 75USD per leg to book a "preferred seat" which seemed to be those on exits or with additional legroom (such as...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any ROA folks??
Replies: 6
Views: 441

Re: Any ROA folks??

"This has just become our back-up inlaws airport"

Sorry - I can't resist. Backup inlaws? In case the original inlaws go tech and cancel?

All in good fun.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cheapest "around the world" within 8 days
Replies: 22
Views: 804

Re: Cheapest "around the world" within 8 days

I did just this in January for the fun of it over a long weekend: PHX-JFK-FRA-SIN-SFO-PHX. It cost about US $1300. PHX-SFO was on B6 and SQ on one itinerary and SFO-PHX was a separate AA ticket. This is not a click/bait to a website I get paid for hits...it is my website I post my flight log/photos ...

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Domestic Operations?
Replies: 39
Views: 6968

Re: Delta A350 Domestic Operations?

I'll toss this one into mix: Replicate NWs 1989 747-400 domestic introduction by running MSP-PHX roundtrips!

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3485

Re: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Hi, Nice read and pictures, enjoyed your reason for the trip. I noted you still have the A340-300 & 500 to fly, did you catch the -200? I have all the Airbus fleet flown bar the A32X NEO's, still need to fly the 736, 789 & 748 on the Boeing front. Thank You. Yes, my very first Airbus "...

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by aeromoe
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: OP able to update their own Trip Reports?
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Re: OP able to update their own Trip Reports?

Thank you very much for your reply. I appreciate it.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if American Airlines painted their logo on the belly of their planes?
Replies: 29
Views: 6464

Re: What if American Airlines painted their logo on the belly of their planes?

32andBelow wrote:
The answer is that then there would be an American logon on the belly of the plane.


Exactly.

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: OP able to update their own Trip Reports?
Replies: 2
Views: 600

OP able to update their own Trip Reports?

A-netters: Is there a way for the OP to update their trip reports? I was able to post one update to my Tarom report yesterday after I posted but I can't seem to repeat the process.

Thank You

Moe

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3485

Re: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Thanks Vio. I understand your thinking with regards to visiting a place and seeing the sights. Maybe I will be able to do so some day. Regards Moe

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR Terminal 5 to 4 Connection info/advice
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: LHR Terminal 5 to 4 Connection info/advice

I did a T3 to T4 connection last month and while it wasn't T5 to T4 the airside bus ride was pretty cool. And if you've got any interest in watching airliners in action and have the time, check out the "View Heathrow" indoor observation deck (no seats) at the north end of T4, upstairs. The...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?
Replies: 36
Views: 2405

Re: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?

I live in the USA and have travelled extensively this past year for various reasons. Several international trips as well. For the most part, FAs asked for shades up during takeoff/landing for safety reasons...namely in case of fire outside in case of a crash event. I can't imagine the rational for h...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3485

Re: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Thanks folks. For debonair: being a Yank travel to Iran right now is not really in the cards as much as I'd love to experience the aviation there...especially for that c/n 002 A340 which I didn't realize is in service there! for KLDC10: Staff were friendly enough but more "business" than h...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3485

Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017 Hello A-netters! My first trip report here after reading many on the forum. As of early 2017 the only Airbus type I'd not flown in yet was the A318. Despite photographing them I missed out on Frontier Airline...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: San Francisco for a few days?
Replies: 24
Views: 1047

Re: San Francisco for a few days?

Thanks Jeff for the info. Just another new A321 in the US to fly!!

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A new one: Qatar Airways A 350 Business Class
Replies: 4
Views: 5414

Re: A new one: Qatar Airways A 350 Business Class

Forgive my ignorance but as I read the OPs first couple of paragraphs I was seriously hoping there was much more to security than what was being alluded to. Not knowing the context of how he began the entire trip it almost sounded like people were free to enter the airport, wander around the concour...

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: San Francisco for a few days?
Replies: 24
Views: 1047

Re: San Francisco for a few days?

Can you please relate when the Inagural is for the A321?

Thanks
Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where does Air China fly their 748s and 789s?
Replies: 5
Views: 2347

Re: Where does Air China fly their 748s and 789s?

If you go to FlightRadar24.com and look up Air China (or any other airline) you can see the fleet registrations for each type. Click on each registration and see where they've been. Very handy to research exactly the question you are asking.

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that serve Pepsi instead of Coca Cola
Replies: 36
Views: 2097

Re: Airlines that serve Pepsi instead of Coca Cola

Quoting: "They're all really high in sugar." And it is usually known as High Fructose Corn Syrup - the scourge of all sugars as I recall.

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not So Cramped NarrowBody Transatlantic Service.
Replies: 66
Views: 9643

Re: Not So Cramped NarrowBody Transatlantic Service.

I realize this OPs diagram is only a conceptual diagram but IMHO there will NOT be that sort of angled lounge where the overwing emergency exits are. Overwing emergency exits need to be as accessible as possible.

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Korean Air Boeing 787 First Revenue Flight Gimpo-Jeju
Replies: 12
Views: 5258

Re: Korean Air Boeing 787 First Revenue Flight Gimpo-Jeju

This is a good looking Dreamliner! Nice you got to fly on it so early in service.

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most variety aircraft types at an airport
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Most variety aircraft types at an airport

Quoting CairnterriAIR"McDonald Douglas MD-88 MD-90"

Maybe you were joking but they were McDonnell not McDonald.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First 747 flight
Replies: 61
Views: 1490

Re: First 747 flight

United Airlines #114 LAX-DEN July 9, 1977. 747-122 N4723U William A. Patterson. My first aerial view of the Grand Canyon in the quickly fading evening light.

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Had Those Times Where A Plane You Want To Fly Gets Switched?
Replies: 38
Views: 1163

Re: Have You Had Those Times Where A Plane You Want To Fly Gets Switched?

I am a completely "revenue" passenger as I do not work for an airline. November 6, 2016 my flight from Atlanta to Phoenix. I purposely booked the late morning departure #1772 as it was the inauguration of A330-300 service between the cities...quite probably for the winter (high) season onl...

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by aeromoe
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer
Replies: 34
Views: 6106

Re: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer

How did the deer manage to get on the airfield? I assume CLT has fences with some protective spiky wires on the top... It was already reported this was one of those deer from the North Pole on an off-season training mission...therefore this deer <I>can / could</I> fly. Fences mean nothing to those ...

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by aeromoe
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin America First Class form Los Angeles to San Francisco
Replies: 7
Views: 8355

Re: Virgin America First Class form Los Angeles to San Francisco

VA is still selling tickets for next year - after the merger with Alaskan this 4th Q.. Alaskan? Never heard of 'em... 8-) Oh, they compete with Southwestern and have ties to Quantas. :mrgreen: I think they all feed cargo traffic to the thoroughbred railroad "Norfolk and Southern". Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: San Francisco for a few days?
Replies: 24
Views: 1047

Re: San Francisco for a few days?

Quote: "Also, where are good places to do some spotting there? I would love to spend a day or two just planespotting nonstop!" Take a shuttle bus from the terminal to the Marriott or other hotel near Bayfront Park and watch planes from there. You'll see the arrival action on the 28s and yo...

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by aeromoe
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)
Replies: 22
Views: 8715

Re: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)

Also - not sure why P1aneMad is now shown as the Topic Author. Curious.

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by aeromoe
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)
Replies: 22
Views: 8715

Re: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)

Aeromoe (me) did not start this topic....it was member Cush. Reply #7 indicates this. Good question where the original post went.

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by aeromoe
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paying extra Money for Seating??
Replies: 36
Views: 2369

Re: Paying extra Money for Seating??

I booked a trip on Korean Air for late March 2017 and I got to reserve seats at booking time for free. Some offer it for free at booking...some at a specified time out. On US airlines I don't mind paying for a seat in advance if there are window seats available....I prefer not to have an aisle or mi...

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by aeromoe
Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)
Replies: 22
Views: 8715

Re: Azerbaijan Airlines 787 (JFK to GYD)

Wow $400; unbelievable. How many hours is the flight? So easy to find this information online these days with very little effort. For instance, here is a link to a flight tracker webpage. I typed the airline name and the flight number (given by the OP in his introduction) http://flightaware.com/liv...

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by aeromoe
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Outlook After Poor January
Replies: 34
Views: 5716

Re: B6 Outlook After Poor January

Quote: WNflyguy means from LGB. Makes sense now. Thanks for the clarification.

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by aeromoe
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-900 And SNA
Replies: 69
Views: 14392

Re: 737-900 And SNA

Interesting that DL didn't take delivery of their first -900 until Sep 2013 yet someone on this forum INSISTS DL has flown them into SNA as early as 2012...

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by aeromoe
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes that will be missed and those not
Replies: 68
Views: 6162

Re: Planes that will be missed and those not

jimatkins wrote:
My last flight a while ago was in the rear seat of an AA MD-87, ex-TWA according to the first officer.


Then the first officer didn't know what they were talking about. TWA didn't fly MD-87s. American did inherit MD-87s from Reno Air along with MD-82/83 and MD-90.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 81
Views: 3794

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

Flown: 13 Jan 17 - B6 PHX-JFK A320 14/15 Jan 17 - SQ JFK-FRA-SIN A380 17 Jan 17 - SQ SIN-SFO A350 17 Jan 17 - AA SFO-PHX A321 Just a whimsical around-the-world trip on Airbusses. I only fly revenue (coach mostly)...I am not an industry employee. You can see my webpages concerned with this weekend tr...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 747-8i window seats in last four rows of Economy
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Re: 747-8i window seats in last four rows of Economy

Thanks folks for answering...exactly what I was imagining was going on there.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Outlook After Poor January
Replies: 34
Views: 5716

Re: B6 Outlook After Poor January

wnflyguy wrote:
I don't think B6 will scale back LGB that much or if At all. They could scale back some flights to SFO and LAS making room to add new cities like PHX,ABQ or DEN.

Flyguy


They have been serving PHX for several years now.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First SQ A350 Ride: SIN-HND-SIN SQ632/633 in Economy and Business
Replies: 6
Views: 3824

Re: My First SQ A350 Ride: SIN-HND-SIN SQ632/633 in Economy and Business

Excellent trip report. I've had the pleasure of SQ A350 as well on SFO-SIN in November and SIN-SFO a couple weeks ago.

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 747-8i window seats in last four rows of Economy
Replies: 4
Views: 553

747-8i window seats in last four rows of Economy

Hi All - Can any of you provide input as to the last four rows of economy on the Korean Air 747-8i? Per the seat map the there are no "A" or "K" seats in rows 59-62 and they show the space between the wall and the "B" and "J" seats to be somewhat exaggerated. ...

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by aeromoe
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historic tag-ons, multi-stops and round robins. Many local pax back in the day?
Replies: 28
Views: 4076

Re: Historic tag-ons, multi-stops and round robins. Many local pax back in the day?

Another MIA-FLL tag. I flew on it in 1981 during the Ft. Lauderdale Airliners International convention was on TWA 707-131B N781TW MIA-FLL-MIA. $36 round trip which was a lot of money for such a short distance but turned out to be my only 707-100B rides. 11 minutes each way wheels up to wheels down. ...

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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any US domestic tag on flights anymore?
Replies: 9
Views: 586

Re: Any US domestic tag on flights anymore?

How about F9 DEN-SAT-ATL? Not "long-to-short" legs...nearly equidistant...so not really a tag I wouldn't think.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dual Airline Use Aircraft?
Replies: 37
Views: 5897

Re: Dual Airline Use Aircraft?

There was also the Garuda/Continental dual scheme DC-10-30 back in the 80s...at least one that I know of and saw at SFO

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First trip to HNL.
Replies: 10
Views: 600

Re: First trip to HNL.

Quoting: "Is there a way to book the flights to and from the mainland on one itinerary since I'd be arriving HNL and departing OGG?"

Yes you can book a "multi-city" itinerary such as PHX-HNL-OGG-LAX. I flew just such an itinerary over Christmas on HA.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southern Hemisphere Circumnavigation route possibilities?
Replies: 6
Views: 734

Southern Hemisphere Circumnavigation route possibilities?

Hello A.netters: I'm kicking around the idea of doing said trip. I live in the northern hemisphere so getting to/from the origin city of a Southern Hemisphere trip wouldn't necessarily count in the circumnavigation itinerary. I'm soliciting ideas for route possibilities...anybody care to offer up so...

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by aeromoe
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with flight tracking today?
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: Something wrong with flight tracking today?

I believe I saw a user notice to this effect a couple days ago on FlightAware.

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2016 stats
Replies: 23
Views: 944

Re: Your 2016 stats

2016 has been my most-flown year to date with 136 segments on 20 different airlines. I did a map in GreatCircle Mapper but I am not proficient with the code to insert it into this post. AA: 738x1, 752x1, 321x2 AC: 763x1, 321x1 AC Rouge: 763x1 AS: 734x2, 734Cx11, 73Gx1, 738x5, 739x20 B6: 320x1, 321x1...

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lone Star One Not Flying
Replies: 23
Views: 3948

Re: Lone Star One Not Flying

TWA772LR wrote:
Isn't LSO a 300? WN just retired those.
Not according to some other websites they haven't.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Were Your First 747 Series Flights?
Replies: 103
Views: 4117

Re: What Were Your First 747 Series Flights?

Nice topic. 747-122 - UA 114 LAX-DEN 09 Jul 77 (Total 11 segments on 747-100) 747-282B - TW 761 LHR-LAX 19 Jul 87 (Total 3 segments on 747-200) 747SP-21 - UA 123 SFO-SEL 04 Jan 88 (Total 1 segment on 747SP) 747-422 - UA 835 SFO-HKG 05 Mar 96 (Total 5 segments on 747-400) I haven't flown aboard a 747...

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by aeromoe
Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long haul airlines that have never flown to the United States
Replies: 37
Views: 3392

Re: Long haul airlines that have never flown to the United States

@ IAHWorldflyer: "Gulf Air also flew into IAH back in the late '70's to early '80's. I recall seeing their L-1011's parked there" Could you be thinking of Alia Royal Jordanian? They flew there with 747s then possibly later L-1011s after they got them.

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