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User currently offlineCrox1 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 309 posts, RR: 3
Posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5608 times:
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If you could have a free ticket with any airline that serves your home airport, assuming it was for a direct flight only, where would you go?.

My home airport is STN so it would have to be either EL Al on a 738 through to a 757 to a 767 and ending up in mid August using a 744,all to Tel Aviv or any of the other charter carriers that takes me to the Middle East.

If not, then, a charter operator that takes me to the Sunshine State in the US

Where would you go, assuming it's a direct flight?


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User currently offlineFlyingNanook From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 830 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 5601 times:

Do cargo flights count? If so, I would want to go to Tokyo with LH Cargo.

If not, I guess I would like to go to YDA (Dawson City) with Air North, if only to ride on a HS748.

Semper ubi sub ubi.
User currently offlineAerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 8314 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5568 times:

from AKL I'd hop on NZ2 to LHR or SQ282 to SIN.

User currently offlineAR1300 From Argentina, joined Feb 2005, 1750 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 5562 times:

Malaysia to Kuala Lumpur.I always wanted to go to those places, like Japan, China,etc.


You are now free to move about the cabin
User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 22865 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 5546 times:

From GFK, I'd be forced to accept MSP.  cry 

From NYC, the choices are a lot better. I'd probably go for one of these:

PPT on Tahiti Nui (soon)


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User currently offlineLeskova From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 6075 posts, RR: 67
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 5537 times:

Even though I just stepped off the flight on Friday morning, I'd get myself an SAA ticket right back to South Africa... not sure though if I'd fly to Jo'burg or Cape Town...


Smile - it confuses people!
User currently offlineL410Turbolet From Czech Republic, joined May 2004, 5925 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 5514 times:

To ICN with Korean Air.

User currently offlineIBERIA747 From Spain, joined Aug 2003, 1835 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 5504 times:

Thai to BKK...the idea of going to the far east, with an Asian carrier and on a 744 sounds good enough.

User currently offlineSquirrel83 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 5500 times:



User currently offlineBigGSFO From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 3042 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 5486 times:

SFO-LHR on VS...in Upper Class of course...

User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4763 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 5477 times:

I assume that by direct you don't necessarily mean nonstop, right?

In that case, I'd take GUA-MAD with IB. Although their flight MAD-GUA is nonstop, the GUA-MAD stops at SJO (the runway @ GUA does not allow for a nonstop return flight)

Otherwise, it would be a difficult choice... maybe HAV with Tikal Jets, or MEX with either TA or MX. Or PTY with CM. Actually, a free ticket to anywhere is welcome!

Don't expect to see me around that much (if at all) -- the contact link should still work, though.
User currently offlineNavairjax From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 5457 times:

At JAX, I don't know where all continue to on the west coast, so based on only the non stops I would have to pick ORD or LGA

User currently offlineFutureUApilot From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1365 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5446 times:

Hm... From my home airport...

Cessna -> anywhere,
UA BAe-146 -> Chicago


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User currently offlineRCS763AV From Colombia, joined Jun 2004, 4445 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5448 times:


User currently offlineJetset7E7 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2004, 1090 posts, RR: 14
Reply 14, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 5407 times:

AA055 MAN-ORD 763
AA095 MAN-BOS 752
EK018 MAN-DXB 772
CO101 MAN-EWR 752 - winglets
MH011 MAN-KUL 744
SQ327 MAN-SIN 772
VS075 MAN-MCO 744

or within Europe

ZB532 MAN-PMI A320
ZB542 MAN-LEI A321
ZB572 MAN-AGP A320/A321/AB6/A332/752
ZB590 MAN-ALC A320/A321/752


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User currently offlineLTBEWR From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13863 posts, RR: 17
Reply 15, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 5402 times:

My home airport is EWR (note my screen name). I would probably want to take the longest flight available out or EWR, and the current longest non-stop scheculed pax flight - EWR-SIN-EWR on SQ, Raffles/1st Class of course.

User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 53
Reply 16, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 5395 times:

Hmmmmmmmmmm, what a choice I would have. DUB? BHX? BRS? LGW? LCY? GLA? BFS? BLK?LBA? MAN? LTN? STN? CDG? Too much choice, so I'll catch the first biz-jet going west I think Big grin

Andy  old 

Growing old is compulsory, growing up is optional
User currently offlineACdreamliner From UK - Scotland, joined May 2005, 520 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 5390 times:

YYZ with ThomasCook 757 from EDI

Where are you going?
User currently onlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5960 posts, RR: 34
Reply 18, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 5384 times:

fra-syd on QF would be nice. (in first)  Smile

Colombia es el Mundo Y el Mundo es Colombia
User currently offlineHKGKaiTak From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 1050 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 5380 times:

CX first class SYD-HKG-CDG . . . preferably arriving in time to see the Tour de France.  Big grin

Other than that AC SYD-YVR-YYC.

Or, domestically, SYD-BME (cos it is so expensive to visit the Kimberleys!!!).

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