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Topic: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: Finn350
Posted 2013-09-13 02:06:16 and read 10510 times.

Would you board Finnair flight 666 to HEL (Helsinki) on Friday 13th? I suppose some very superstitious might consider taking another flight.

http://tinyurl.com/qbze7ko

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: SpaceshipDC10
Posted 2013-09-13 02:22:18 and read 10409 times.

Quoting Finn350 (Thread starter):
Would you board Finnair flight 666 to HEL (Helsinki) on Friday 13th?

Of course since I don't pay attention to such mumbo jumbo. It's well known that the devil hides in details.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: Gunsontheroof
Posted 2013-09-13 02:29:17 and read 10366 times.

Hah! I suppose the anyone superstitious traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki might want to make their plans for Saturday...

For what it's worth, I flew AY666 in 2007 back when it was running CDG-HEL...I experienced my only go-around to date at HEL on that trip! The A321-200 making the trip that day (OH-LZF) was also the third consecutive flight of that particular trip (SEA-LAX-CDG-HEL) to see an upgauge, the first two being an AS 739 instead of a 738 and an AF 77W instead of a 772.

[Edited 2013-09-13 02:42:39]

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: BlueSky1976
Posted 2013-09-13 02:36:28 and read 10299 times.

Is Bruce D. the captain of this flight?  


....just kidding, I know he's not working for Finnair. Nevertheless, I would have no objection whatsoever to taking any flight with number 666 or 999 in it.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: unityofsaints
Posted 2013-09-13 02:37:54 and read 10298 times.

Quoting Finn350 (Thread starter):
Would you board Finnair flight 666 to HEL (Helsinki) on Friday 13th?

Yes, absolutely, 100%. In fact I would probably even adjust my plans slightly just to fly that flight because it would be a cool line to have in my OpenFlights.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: flyingturtle
Posted 2013-09-13 03:07:50 and read 10122 times.

Of course I would fly!

When everybody is in the summer holidays, cinemas sometimes like to re-show old movies, like the original "The Omen". I was the only person in the theatre, and so I choose row 13, seat 13.


David

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: sailas
Posted 2013-09-13 03:10:08 and read 10098 times.

yes and i flew that flight many times when we lived in Copenhagen.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: teme82
Posted 2013-09-13 03:10:55 and read 10098 times.

Man it must be slow news day at AP 

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: n729pa
Posted 2013-09-13 04:20:02 and read 9794 times.

I would only take that flight provided I was booked on a return one later on....

Then I could say I've been to HEL and back   

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: kl911
Posted 2013-09-13 05:31:43 and read 9566 times.

I honestly can't believe adults do believe in this stuff. With all our education and science it should be proven now that there is nothing out there right? It's a fantasy world for some.

I must agree though that Helsinki airport code is one of the best out there. let's go Fukuoka - Innsbruck - Helsinki.  

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: cheeken
Posted 2013-09-13 05:46:45 and read 9457 times.

666 = luck luck luck in hokkien! A pretty lucky number if you ask me!

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: SKAirbus
Posted 2013-09-13 05:58:45 and read 9379 times.

If you fly to TRD you are very close to a railway station actually called Hell... The best part is it has a big sign outside it that says "Godsekspedisjon" (cargo handling) and ironically, "hell" in Norwegian means "luck"...

But yes.. I'd so go on that flight! I never understood superstition myself...

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: vio
Posted 2013-09-13 06:08:24 and read 9316 times.

Hahaha. That's funny. I just saw that on my friend's FB page.

http://yle.fi/uutiset/perjantai_13_p...__lento_666__maaranpaa_hel/6829679

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: canyonblue17
Posted 2013-09-13 13:54:24 and read 8334 times.

That was probably one hell of a flight.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: planeguy
Posted 2013-09-13 16:00:17 and read 6900 times.

I'd rather board a 777 to HVN.

[Edited 2013-09-13 16:00:44]

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: trent1000
Posted 2013-09-13 17:45:28 and read 6089 times.

Quoting BlueSky1976 (Reply 3):
or 999

I'm not sure what superstitious reference there is to the number 9, but the given name of Japanese singer, Kyu Sakamoto, famous for his hit 1960s song "Sukuiyaki", is pronounced the same as number 9 in Japanese. He was one of the many passengers tragically killed on JL123 in 1985.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyu_Sakamoto

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: skywaymanaz
Posted 2013-09-13 23:59:00 and read 4030 times.

Quoting trent1000 (Reply 15):
I'm not sure what superstitious reference there is to the number 9

I think it's a play on the UK emergency services number. Dial 9-9-9 in an emergency. Similar to the 9-1-1 in the US and Canada.

Or you can always dial 0118 999 881 999 119 725 . . . 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ab8GtuPdrUQ

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: afterburner
Posted 2013-09-14 01:10:10 and read 3527 times.

This flight carries SINners straight to HEL!   

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: Invaders
Posted 2013-09-14 02:32:02 and read 3044 times.

If you fly to TRD you actually land next to Hell ; http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell,_Norway

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: ltbewr
Posted 2013-09-14 05:09:28 and read 2870 times.

There Hell, Michigan, probably named after the one in Norway by immigrants from that country.
There is no doubt AY got a lot of free publicity around the world and especially in the USA from this flight on Friday, on news shows, even Jay Leno joked about it ('it makes a stop at Newark [EWR]).

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: PSAJet17
Posted 2013-09-14 07:58:35 and read 2689 times.

With all the media outlets filling a few minutes with Flight 666 to HEL, I found it funny that AY666 on 13SEP arrived 13 minutes late.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: babybus
Posted 2013-09-14 11:34:58 and read 2464 times.

I'd like to go to HEL via SIN on flight 666, if that were possible.

I'm not superstitious really. Any seat number on any flight number on any day. All good to me.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: PlymSpotter
Posted 2013-09-14 12:03:56 and read 2400 times.

I don't take such superstitions seriously. If I took this flight and it crashed and I died then I might... but by then it would be too late anyway, so why worry.


Dan  

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: AirlineCritic
Posted 2013-09-15 02:58:27 and read 1941 times.

I went out of my way to use flight AY 666 last winter. And I really wanted seat 13D, but unfortunately all row 13 seats were taken. Had to sit on the first row instead, they gave me an upgrade. First row seat on the way to HEL! Anyway, it was a really nice flight. As always on AY.



Another nice flight is the flight from SIN to HEL:

Quoting afterburner (Reply 17):
his flight carries SINners straight to HEL!   

I will point out that the boarding pass on the SIN to HEL flight has a beautiful blonde as a background picture. It seems appropriate, somehow.

Topic: RE: Finnair Flight 666 To HEL On Friday 13th
Username: Pellegrine
Posted 2013-09-15 03:15:33 and read 1913 times.

I'd go out of my way to fly it too.

Quoting kl911 (Reply 9):
I must agree though that Helsinki airport code is one of the best out there. let's go Fukuoka - Innsbruck - Helsinki.

FUK-INN-HEL  


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