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Posted By seat 50J

2 NC Congressman not mindful of US and attacking all airlines with movie ban proposal

Congressman Heath Shuler and Walter Jones want to require airlines to have sections of the plane where you can't see the movie. They say parents don't like some movies and don't want their children...
Jul 30, 07, 4:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By seat 50J

Using 25k for a $260 trip is not aggressive use...

Using 25k for a $260 trip is not aggressive use of the miles. However, everyone's priorities are different. I wouldn't use it. However, if you don't use it, you might forget about it until after...
Jul 30, 07, 4:22 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,848
Posted By seat 50J

The more airlines, the better. Fewer airlines =...

The more airlines, the better.
Fewer airlines = higher fares. Look at Cincinnati.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 30, 07, 4:21 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By seat 50J

English speaking city financial center ...

English speaking city
financial center
largest city of the country and one of the major EU countries
prostitution? isn't it legal?
lots of flights (why some companies locate in Dallas)
Forum: Budget Travel
Jul 1, 07, 3:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By seat 50J

any cheap ways to Vienna?

I forgot to book a vacation this summer. Just got an urge to go to Vienna as I haven't been there in about a decade. As expected, the airfares aren't cheap in the summer.

Any hints on getting...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 4, 07, 12:57 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 6,055
Posted By seat 50J

Everyone should be gracious. When the FA are...

Everyone should be gracious.

When the FA are checking passengers and greeting F passengers in the process, this is nice. When discovering passengers who are invading F without a ticket, the FA...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 30, 07, 12:51 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,626
Posted By seat 50J

You're correct and I'm wrong about the number of...

You're correct and I'm wrong about the number of total Tridents built (or sold).

However, there are many pictures on the internet, such as airliners.net, which show pictures of the 4 engine...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 29, 07, 1:50 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,626
Posted By seat 50J

I am correct in referring to the 4 engine...

I am correct in referring to the 4 engine Trident. Looking on the internet to confirm, the Trident originally had 3 engines and had a similar configuration and appearance to the 727. There was a...
Mar 28, 07, 5:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 12,556
Posted By seat 50J

If someone is very motivated, they can eventually...

If someone is very motivated, they can eventually turn some orphan miles (a few thousand miles) into a 25,000 mi domestic coach award doing things like getting the right credit card, etc. I don't...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 28, 07, 4:50 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,626
Posted By seat 50J

I am not aware of any passenger jets that have 8...

I am not aware of any passenger jets that have 8 engines. Perhaps it was a 747 and you had temporary double vision?

Some British built Trident jets had 4 engines. The plane resembled a Boeing...
Mar 28, 07, 4:48 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 14,338
Posted By seat 50J

Have you been to Japan where you can see ordinary...

Have you been to Japan where you can see ordinary people on the street wear surgical masks?

I carry one with me when travelling in case of the rare event where a person with a bad cough sits next...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 28, 07, 12:27 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,626
Posted By seat 50J

I saw an Antonov An-225, which is like the...

I saw an Antonov An-225, which is like the An-124, except that it is bigger and has 6 engines.
Mar 27, 07, 5:58 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,998
Posted By seat 50J

Used pagers for many years until around February,...

Used pagers for many years until around February, 2007. Seems to have slightly better reliability. It also doesn't offend people the way not answering the phone offends some people. It was useful...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 23, 07, 12:00 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,248
Posted By seat 50J

The passenger might figure that the chance of bad...

The passenger might figure that the chance of bad treatment on the airline is no higher than if she flew a different airline. That's how I figure. There are a few airlines that I think do have a...
Mar 23, 07, 11:54 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,099
Posted By seat 50J

Part of the problem might be because WN...

Part of the problem might be because WN management is in Texas where they are used to driving a lot. Furthermore, WN prides itself on saying that Tennessee people drive to Little Rock for WN,...
Mar 23, 07, 11:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By seat 50J

If the flight arrives on time, you will have...

If the flight arrives on time, you will have plenty of time to connect. C is much closer to B than E. The train is very fast.

Whatever you do, do NOT call in a bomb threat if you are running...
Forum: South
Mar 22, 07, 7:06 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By seat 50J

Tulsa: where Oral Roberts threatened suicide if he did not get $8M

Tulsa has the 60 story CityPlex, which used to be Oral Roberts University's hospital. Later it closed being of financial difficulty. Some people thought Oral Roberts will commit suicide if he did...
Mar 22, 07, 6:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By seat 50J

Or call the US Embassy or the British,...

Or call the US Embassy or the British, Australian, or Singaporean High Commision the next time you aren't sure of an English word.
Mar 22, 07, 4:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By seat 50J

Then maybe the quick turnaround at ORD might be...

Then maybe the quick turnaround at ORD might be the answer. They could market it as the LAX-DCA express. Back in 1962, United had some creative marketing having EWR-ORD Businessman Express flights...
Mar 22, 07, 3:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By seat 50J

Could UA defy the DCA perimeter rule?

As many of you know, Washington National has restrictions banning long distance flights with a few limited exceptions, such as Alaska Airlines service to Seattle.

Could UA defy the rule using a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 22, 07, 3:14 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 10,155
Posted By seat 50J

The US passport is not valid (or this was the...

The US passport is not valid (or this was the case in the past) to Cuba, North Korea, and North Vietnam. The North Vietnam part has been lifted. These restrictions were US restrictions. Therefore,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 22, 07, 3:05 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By seat 50J

The daylight flight to London on Virgin is good. ...

The daylight flight to London on Virgin is good.

However, redeye flights to London on Virgin is not so good as it tends to be noisy. There is too much noisy service going on. Furthermore, the...
Mar 22, 07, 2:47 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,481
Posted By seat 50J

Or how about another airline trying to circumvent...

Or how about another airline trying to circumvent the Washington National perimeter rule? DCA flights can't fly to the west coast with a few limited exemptions, such as AS LAX-DCA once a day.
...
Mar 22, 07, 2:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By seat 50J

I've flown on that route several times over the...

I've flown on that route several times over the past 2 years in different seasons. It's no worse than a (US) west coast to east coast flight. It's long so the chance of some minor turbulence is...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 22, 07, 2:21 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 10,155
Posted By seat 50J

Given the protection and resources that a head of...

Given the protection and resources that a head of state has, there isn't any country that I wouldn't visit. However, as a regular citizen, there are some countries that I deem to lack proper...
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