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Who's flying on September 11?

Old Jun 13, 08, 8:17 am
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Who's flying on September 11?

There's this thread in TravelBuzz about people flying or not flying on
Friday the 13 - and there has been talk about people not flying on
9-11 ... au contraire, I think that we should all, as a gesture of
commemoration (it used to be defiance, but I figure the time for that
is perhaps past), fly on 9-11 - and have done so every year for the
past six years. This year my flights are:

WP 56 LIH HNL 1325 1400 DH8
UA 2 HNL ORD 1615 0513 777

Anyone else?
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Old Jun 13, 08, 8:33 am
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DUS-CDG (AF 2207), but mainly because I need to be in Paris the next day for meetings
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Old Jun 13, 08, 8:46 am
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I'll be heading to LAX for the USC vs Ohio State football game on the 13th.. since I'm off that Friday, i'll be making a long weekend of it..
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Old Jun 13, 08, 8:58 am
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Would Have

I would have but MY airline is stopping service

to MY airport on September 3rd
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Old Jun 13, 08, 9:32 am
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Old Jun 13, 08, 9:35 am
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I'll fly if I need to be somewhere on Sept 12 again.

Last year my client didn't want me there on Sept 11 so they postponed to Sept 12 thus making me fly out on Sept 11. I didn't care.
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Old Jun 13, 08, 9:55 am
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I don't know yet whether my schedule will require me to fly on Sept. 11 but I have in the past and would do so again without reservation.

I'll tackle flying on Friday the 13th in about 4 hours.
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Old Jun 13, 08, 10:19 am
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I haven't flown on Sept. 11th since I went back to teaching. It's in the second week of the fall term at my U.S. university and a bad time to be away. However, if I had a reason to, the date wouldn't affect my plans either way. It'll probably be a nice early spring day in most of Australia ... and a good time to be in France, after most of the tourists have gone home.

(Ah, retirement. Maybe I should post this in the Seniors Travel thread.)
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Old Jun 13, 08, 11:10 am
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if there is somewhere i need or want to be, ill fly on the 11th. however nothing planned as of yet
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Old Jun 13, 08, 1:54 pm
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I plan to fly on 9/11 and give out cards, candy, or something to the employees of AA. Now I just need to look at my options.
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Old Jun 13, 08, 2:01 pm
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I've traveled every year since the original. On the original I got caught in Las Vegas. Was at the airport waiting to fly to SFO when all hell broke loose. Finally got out on Friday.

Course as usual all my local friends think I'm crazy!
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Old Jun 13, 08, 8:07 pm
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IAD-FLL on 9/11 this year for me.
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Old Jun 13, 08, 8:29 pm
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We have been flew on Sept 11, 2004 for PHX-JFK for 3 days trip in NYC. It was for visits my mom's friends wedding near Long Islands, NY. It was not too much further away from city. I haven't ever flown on Sept 11 before. It would be seventh years anniversary for 9/11 attacks.
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Old Jun 13, 08, 8:39 pm
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Not quite 9/11/2001, but

Had ORD-LHR on 9/14/2001. Had we been on the later flight we would of gone; crew and/or equipment wasn't in place so we had to delay the trip by one week. A year later we flew PSP-ORD on 9/11.

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Old Jun 14, 08, 5:06 pm
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Originally Posted by UAFlyGal View Post
Hey. Who's going to run your life? You or them? I choose me. ^
roger that. ^ i try to be on a plane on september 11th just on principle, but don't have anything planned yet.
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