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Aug 20, 13, 11:20 am
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Posted By hjohnson

I dunno, I flew one of their refurbbed 747s, and...

I dunno, I flew one of their refurbbed 747s, and it was still a flying greyhound bus. No AVOD, no AC power. :td:
Aug 15, 13, 2:59 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,180
Posted By hjohnson

Don't give AC any ideas... they might go back to...

Don't give AC any ideas... they might go back to the 90s and just have the overhead screens and do away with the AVOD, like EwwwA's 747s.
Aug 14, 13, 11:44 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By hjohnson

Yeah, especially after they got the layout right...

Yeah, especially after they got the layout right last year, with the neat little ribbon along the long edge that stuck out nicely from my wallet. Looks like their high-school intern graphics dept...
Aug 14, 13, 1:49 pm
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Views: 4,740
Posted By hjohnson

Are they still refundable if you checkin though?...

Are they still refundable if you checkin though? :P
Aug 14, 13, 9:04 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,180
Posted By hjohnson

Alas, at the altitude that cabins are pressurized...

Alas, at the altitude that cabins are pressurized to, i don't know if you could get the steaming right... Boyles law and all that. ;)
Aug 13, 13, 10:33 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,744
Posted By hjohnson

I highly doubt it. Look at the main reason why...

I highly doubt it. Look at the main reason why CFS Alert exists. :)
Aug 12, 13, 10:06 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,858
Posted By hjohnson

Also, the suckling will help clear the infant's...

Also, the suckling will help clear the infant's ears, and the whole psychological thing will make the trip much more pleasant for the baby. I've been on flights where the FAs have recommended to new...
Aug 12, 13, 11:26 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,744
Posted By hjohnson

It's the north. Everything's expensive. In...

It's the north. Everything's expensive. In Resolute, a can of coke will often cost you $3 to $5. You have to remember the logistics of getting everything up there; it's a long way from anywhere...
Aug 12, 13, 10:12 am
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Views: 4,744
Posted By hjohnson

Furthest north you can get on First Air is...

Furthest north you can get on First Air is Resolute Bay (YRB), it's even jet service ;) (Landing a 737-200 on gravel is fun!). From there, you could always hop the Ken Borek flight to Grise Fiord...
Aug 11, 13, 4:15 am
Replies: 63
Views: 12,115
Posted By hjohnson

What if we use tongs to break off the peices? :D

What if we use tongs to break off the peices? :D
Aug 8, 13, 9:27 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,354
Posted By hjohnson

Should I also be grabbing an apple with tongs? At...

Should I also be grabbing an apple with tongs? At a certain point, it's silly. If I'm going to take a cookie, or a brownie, or something else that I can grab without touching the others, then what's...
Aug 6, 13, 10:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By hjohnson

The only time I've tried to do itineraries such...

The only time I've tried to do itineraries such as yours, is by calling in. The engine will occasionally show it, but when I tried to book it, things just error out.
Aug 6, 13, 4:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,688
Posted By hjohnson

Unfortunately, the flight you are on is one of...

Unfortunately, the flight you are on is one of the flights that is now operated as part of Air Canada's Vacation type operations. It does not have PTVs, and never will. Also, there is no AC power...
Aug 6, 13, 4:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By hjohnson

Call in and pay your $30 to book it. I have...

Call in and pay your $30 to book it. I have never been able to make the web engine book me a multi-city itinerary, even when it was perfectly valid.
Aug 3, 13, 1:23 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,145
Posted By hjohnson

No wonder they went bankrupt. ;)

No wonder they went bankrupt. ;)
Aug 2, 13, 3:58 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By hjohnson

My bigger beef is with the Air Canada website......

My bigger beef is with the Air Canada website... It deliberately foils the saved username/password of the browser. The browser goes and fills in this data, then the javascript on the site goes and...
Jul 31, 13, 12:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By hjohnson

Never underestimate the sheer stupidity of...

Never underestimate the sheer stupidity of bankers and business people. From what I can tell, they live in a world completely divorced from the reality of every day life.
Jul 28, 13, 1:21 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By hjohnson

Also, lets not forget that the jets tend to fly...

Also, lets not forget that the jets tend to fly routes significantly different than the great circle route due to winds in the upper atmosphere... So on average, the jets are flying significantly...
Jul 27, 13, 10:40 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By hjohnson

What if we get stuck in a holding pattern? :p

What if we get stuck in a holding pattern? :p
Jul 27, 13, 5:00 pm
Jul 22, 13, 11:41 am
Replies: 116
Views: 9,067
Posted By hjohnson

The other thing, from what I understand, is that...

The other thing, from what I understand, is that in the case of Amex, the merchant is guaranteed the money, and the charges convert to cash much more quickly than Visa/MC. (This is one of the...
Jul 19, 13, 6:41 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By hjohnson

*sigh* Why oh why can't we just get a booking...

*sigh* Why oh why can't we just get a booking engine that would let us feed it a sequence of flight numbers, fare classes, and dates, and book it directly?
Jul 19, 13, 1:37 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,342
Posted By hjohnson

I remember the airline edits of old, where they...

I remember the airline edits of old, where they would edit out crashes, especially if it involved an aircraft. In the airline edit of "The Abyss" the entire submarine crash at the beginning was...
Jul 17, 13, 2:40 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,902
Posted By hjohnson

Thanks to AMRivlin for reminding me of this on...

Thanks to AMRivlin for reminding me of this on Sunday. :) I've done the doodle thing... Thursday/Friday works best for me.
Jul 15, 13, 9:36 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 13,445
Posted By hjohnson

I can't believe that the 343 costs less to...

I can't believe that the 343 costs less to maintain than a 77W... The 343 has 4 hairdryers under the wings, while the 77W only has two engines. While I'm no expert in aircraft maintenance, I do know...
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