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May 25, 20, 2:16 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By AndyPatterson

Maybe? I was thinking of trolleys (streetcars)...

Maybe? I was thinking of trolleys (streetcars) and model RRs, in which shorter cars can go faster on the sharper curves than can the long cars. I assumed that this principle scaled up to regular...
May 25, 20, 2:15 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 5,788
Posted By AndyPatterson

Boarding back to front, F last?!

Some news commentators have suggested that airlines should or will start boarding back to front, with F boarding last. Is AS or any other airline actually doing that or going to do that? I would be...
May 23, 20, 12:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By AndyPatterson

Follow-up, to answer my own question, I see that...

Follow-up, to answer my own question, I see that the "new" Acela cars are definitely shorter than the cars in current use. The new cars have only 6 pairs of windows. That shorter length may allow...
May 23, 20, 12:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By AndyPatterson

Finally -- but still several decades behind the...

Finally -- but still several decades behind the rest of the world. Bullet trains in Asia and Europe go the equivalent of 200 to 265 miles per hour.

Part of the problem Amtrak has is that the...
May 22, 20, 5:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By AndyPatterson

I have happy memories of old Eurail trains, where...

I have happy memories of old Eurail trains, where the sash-frame windows opened and it was fun to stick your head out the window -- yes, the trains sometimes moved that slowly. Until I saw an...
May 22, 20, 5:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By AndyPatterson

Market cap just reflects the current stock price,...

Market cap just reflects the current stock price, right? All this means is that AA has proportionately dropped more than AS. But, this says nothing about the eventual rebound -- AA could outpace AS...
May 16, 20, 5:33 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,220
Posted By AndyPatterson

"Repairs to the ramp area" -- this passenger...

"Repairs to the ramp area" -- this passenger terminal is so new, that it ought to still be under warranty?! (sarcasm)
May 15, 20, 5:17 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By AndyPatterson

Amen! I wonder if the "new" NYP -- to be built...

Amen! I wonder if the "new" NYP -- to be built across 7th Street, in the old Farley Post Office building, will have a much more spacious waiting area and/or better designed track level so that...
May 15, 20, 5:13 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By AndyPatterson

did they put on fresh gloves before manhandling...

did they put on fresh gloves before manhandling the individual salmon?
May 13, 20, 6:20 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By AndyPatterson

Good observation. In the case of AAPL, it helps...

Good observation. In the case of AAPL, it helps that a good chunk of its shares are owned by mutual funds (Vanguard, etc.), hedge funds (Black Rock), Laurene Powell Jobs (the widow) and Berkshire...
May 13, 20, 6:12 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 6,903
Posted By AndyPatterson

The AS policy would make me feel more comfortable...

The AS policy would make me feel more comfortable about resuming flying IF and only if AS would agree to block the middle seats in every Economy row, and the aisle seats in the regional jets (which...
May 11, 20, 5:39 pm
Replies: 313
Views: 30,513
Posted By AndyPatterson

Part of the problem with the EWR-SFO/LAX flights...

Part of the problem with the EWR-SFO/LAX flights is using 737s for some of the flights:...
May 10, 20, 3:46 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 5,944
Posted By AndyPatterson

Fascinating -- and the "Double Sunrise" service...

Fascinating -- and the "Double Sunrise" service (Perth to Ceylon in 32 hours non-stop) had very small capacity due to the excess fuel weight: "Due to the weight of the auxiliary fuel, an average...
May 10, 20, 3:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By AndyPatterson

Another update -- all passengers to wear face...

Another update -- all passengers to wear face masks or coverings at all times, except when seated alone or with a companion....
May 9, 20, 7:19 pm
Replies: 198
Views: 25,305
Posted By AndyPatterson

great meal, but I would be almost comatose after...

great meal, but I would be almost comatose after all that food, not to mention the samovar drinks at the end!
May 8, 20, 7:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By AndyPatterson

Acela return, June 1

Good news -- https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2020/05/08/amtrak-bring-acela-trains-back-june-1-first-step-toward-new-normal/
Three Acela routes a day

Bad news -- CDC still recommends...
May 5, 20, 4:46 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By AndyPatterson

Silly you -- didn't you know that AS...

Silly you -- didn't you know that AS entertainment system works best with a Commodore or Tandy?! Probably best in F, as the weight of the computer is too much for the E tray tables....
May 4, 20, 6:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By AndyPatterson

Nothing scary about the Acela Lounge at Penn...

Nothing scary about the Acela Lounge at Penn Station! The only real deficiency is a lack of working electrical outlets to recharge a phone or laptop. Some of the outlets are so "worn out" that a...
Apr 30, 20, 5:34 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By AndyPatterson

temperature screenings at PAE (Everett)

https://www.seattlepi.com/coronavirus/article/Everett-s-Paine-Field-to-scan-body-temperature-15237345.php
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Apr 30, 20, 5:17 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,310
Posted By AndyPatterson

How will the masks work at the TSA security...

How will the masks work at the TSA security theater checkpoints? Will TSA require people to remove or lower their masks so they can check the drivers license photo?

Fortunately, I use CLEAR and...
Apr 26, 20, 6:29 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,289
Posted By AndyPatterson

Last time I flew on Kenmore Air (seaplane service...

Last time I flew on Kenmore Air (seaplane service to San Juan Island), several years ago, there was no security check, certainly not at the floating docks on the islands. Of course, hijacking a...
Apr 18, 20, 5:18 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,712
Posted By AndyPatterson

But they are not standing 6 feet apart! Where's...

But they are not standing 6 feet apart! Where's the face masks?
Apr 16, 20, 5:58 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,009
Posted By AndyPatterson

it's an A320 -- not a surprise. Wonder how much...

it's an A320 -- not a surprise. Wonder how much longer AS will keep the other Airbii in rotation? I admit, I like the reconfigured version used on DCA-SEA, but it's not efficient to have a small #...
Apr 14, 20, 5:29 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By AndyPatterson

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Does UA get to take a charitable deduction on its income tax returns for this? Of course, given revenue this year, it's probably a loss for the year as...
Apr 14, 20, 5:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By AndyPatterson

Not enough if you are sitting in them. Too...

Not enough if you are sitting in them.

Too much if you are sitting behind a full recliner!
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