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Forum: Africa
Today, 11:00 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,299
Posted By jrl767

we had booked the AC Hotel in CPT for the...

we had booked the AC Hotel in CPT for the conference I was planning to attend in July ... the Front Office Manager sent an email stating that the property will not be open at that time due to the...
Today, 9:44 am
Replies: 6,138
Views: 292,042
Posted By jrl767

links to the most recent "Buddy, inverted" pix...

links to the most recent "Buddy, inverted" pix that I've posted

earlier this month...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 3:43 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

all correct except for TYS — probably not worth...

all correct except for TYS — probably not worth another round of back-and-forth to realize that the right city was Nashville/BNA

the ICAO airport code for Douglas/Bisbee is DUG

now which three...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 2:38 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

AA is correct LGA is correct as the origin;...

AA is correct

LGA is correct as the origin; DCA is correct as the second stop; MEM, DAL, FTW, ELP, LAX, and SAN are correct but in the wrong places in the sequence; TUS and PHX are correct and in...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 1:53 pm
Replies: 19,097
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Posted By jrl767

right aircraft, wrong origin, wrong airline —...

right aircraft, wrong origin, wrong airline — which means those should be pretty easy to guess

PHL as the first stop is correct
Yesterday, 1:46 pm
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Posted By jrl767

these were slider-size chunks of pork belly ...

these were slider-size chunks of pork belly

I apparently neglected to post pix of the brisket (complete with burnt ends, and a LOT of REALLY good bark) which was Ben’s Mother’s Day project...
May 24, 20, 11:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By jrl767

double connections would actually be identified...

double connections would actually be identified separately (can’t actually recall any examples at the moment)
May 24, 20, 9:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By jrl767

:confused: really? just because a connection...

:confused: really? just because a connection point appears in the fare rules does not mean that the airline actually offers service over that connection point
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 24, 20, 7:16 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

speaking of 1962, I found an interesting...

speaking of 1962, I found an interesting transcontinental flight with a piston-powered aircraft ... it made a dozen stops between NYC and California —

1- identify the departure airport, airline,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 24, 20, 6:59 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

my father had a business trip to Livermore...

my father had a business trip to Livermore National Laboratories when we were living in LA in the early 1960s

an uncle (my mom’s brother-in-law) was finishing up his Ph.D. at Berkeley, so my mom...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 24, 20, 5:51 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

Western was offering discounted “Thrift” fares...

Western was offering discounted “Thrift” fares (http://timetableimages.com/ttimages/wa/wa62/wa62-6.jpg) on selected LAX-SFO flights as far back as 1962...
May 24, 20, 4:37 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,399
Posted By jrl767

thank you for that to paraphrase Leonard...

thank you for that

to paraphrase Leonard Nimoy (Mr Spock) — “The needs of the many should outweigh the wants of the few”
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 24, 20, 4:27 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

this aligns with Continental‘s marketing in the...

this aligns with Continental‘s marketing in the 1976-1978 timeframe when I flew CO68 (the 0700 LAX-PHX, operated with a 727-224) and CO65 (the ~1630 PHX-LAX, also a 72S) half a dozen or so times: Y...
May 24, 20, 3:27 pm
Replies: 6,138
Views: 292,042
Posted By jrl767

we had quite a successful Egg-venture yesterday! ...

we had quite a successful Egg-venture yesterday!

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Forum: TravelBuzz
May 24, 20, 12:44 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

9- I have to suspect we’re looking at Trans...

9- I have to suspect we’re looking at Trans Caribbean again ... the connection was of course at their San Juan (SJU) hub, the equipment by now would have likely been a 727-200 ... as for the...
May 23, 20, 12:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By jrl767

the existence of the C+ mini-cabin ahead of the...

the existence of the C+ mini-cabin ahead of the 2L door is another giveaway for the standard domestic 757
May 23, 20, 12:36 pm
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Views: 292,042
Posted By jrl767

son decided a couple days ago that he had a...

son decided a couple days ago that he had a craving for smoked pork belly, and he actually stopped at a butcher shop on the way home from work Thursday afternoon to pick up four pounds (!) of it ......
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 23, 20, 12:29 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

4- wow, this could be any of maybe a dozen...

4- wow, this could be any of maybe a dozen airlines from maybe a dozen countries including the U.S., Europe, Australia, and others in the Far East and south Asia (and maybe even the Middle East)
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 23, 20, 9:26 am
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

13- ah, but the FIRST flight was ... Braniff’s...

13- ah, but the FIRST flight was ... Braniff’s Great Pumpkin, N601BN, line number 100 ... to Dallas/DFW, connecting to the 3x/weekly Concorde service to LHR via Dulles/IAD
May 22, 20, 11:46 pm
Replies: 524
Views: 291,609
Posted By jrl767

my last M88 flight was Aug 2015, and my last M90...

my last M88 flight was Aug 2015, and my last M90 was Apr 2016 ... other than IAD-ATL, there weren’t that many options for MadDogs on WAS-XXX-SEA/LAX in that time period, but in all honesty I was...
May 22, 20, 11:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By jrl767

​​while I agree with you about the approach, OP...

​​while I agree with you about the approach, OP is going KOA-LAX ...
Forum: Africa
May 22, 20, 2:12 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By jrl767

I have never been to Vic Falls, and this July's...

I have never been to Vic Falls, and this July's planned trip has fallen victim to the global health crisis, but the only suggestion I might offer would be to fly US-JNB-VFA as a continuous trip ......
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 22, 20, 1:51 pm
Replies: 146
Views: 52,680
Posted By jrl767

why am I not surprised to read this? after all,...

why am I not surprised to read this? after all, you kicked off a VERY intense discussion (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travelbuzz/2016389-seriously-thinking-about-road-trip.html#post32319122) a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 22, 20, 12:45 pm
Replies: 19,097
Views: 1,347,027
Posted By jrl767

20- one more go at ATL-XXX-YYC, where we...

20- one more go at ATL-XXX-YYC, where we initially ruled out a 727-200 but not the -100 ... AC never operated the standard variant; AA, BN, EA, and TW never served YYC; and (as usual) UA via...
May 22, 20, 10:56 am
Replies: 6,138
Views: 292,042
Posted By jrl767

what's the difference?

what's the difference?
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