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787.... Resturant In The Sky  
User currently offlineANCsupercub From United States of America, joined May 2007, 139 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 11549 times:

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...amdiner-set-to-grace-la-skies.html


It seems as if they are going to be turning a 787 into a Restaurant that will fly over LA. That has to be one expensive meal. It will be interesting to see if this works, but I have my doubts.

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User currently offlineLY4XELD From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 857 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 11527 times:

...I smell April Fool's....


That's why we're here.
User currently offlineL1011buff From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 11509 times:

The bank CEOs and corporate execs need to do something with all the bonuses!

User currently offlineTheGMan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 670 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 11509 times:



Quoting LY4XELD (Reply 1):
...I smell April Fool's....

For sure. Scheduled delivery is 1/4/2011


User currently offlineOsiris30 From Barbados, joined Sep 2006, 3192 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 11495 times:



Quote:
offerings of French chef Monsieur Fou d’Avril.

You think?? LOL
Unlike the Concorde one, this one is funny.



I don't care what you think of my opinion. It's my opinion, so have a nice day :)
User currently offlineANCsupercub From United States of America, joined May 2007, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 11366 times:



Quoting LY4XELD (Reply 1):
...I smell April Fool's....

Man is it April 1st already? It makes sense now...


User currently onlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 30987 posts, RR: 86
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 11343 times:
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Quote:
French chef Monsieur Fou d’Avril

 Wink

It would have been better if they had said "and meals such as Poisson d'Avril would be served" since, evidently, in France it's known as "April's Fish Day" according to a post in the "Concorde Returns to the Skies" thread.


User currently offlineBaroque From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 15380 posts, RR: 59
Reply 7, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 11027 times:



Quoting ANCsupercub (Reply 5):
Quoting LY4XELD (Reply 1):
...I smell April Fool's....

Man is it April 1st already? It makes sense now...

They "overegged" it a bit with the candles.

In any event, you hardly need a restaurant, Boeing and a.net have been making a meal over the 787 for nearly a couple of years now.


User currently offlineFrancoflier From France, joined Oct 2001, 3762 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 10880 times:

Dreamdiner...  rotfl 

The dead giveaway:

"The aircraft will be configured to serve 50 diners in onw sitting, all of which will enjoy the Michelin star culinary offerings of French chef MR Fou d'Avril"...

Good one, though.

The last part of the article talks about a Munich based Oktoberfest-A380. Now I'd buy a ticket on that!



Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit posting...
User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19703 posts, RR: 58
Reply 9, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 10825 times:



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 8):

"The aircraft will be configured to serve 50 diners in onw sitting, all of which will enjoy the Michelin star culinary offerings of French chef MR Fou d'Avril"...

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Nice one!


User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 10807 times:

I start suspect that the whole Boeing 787 programme is an april all fools day joke... Wink

User currently offlineGrozzy From Australia, joined Oct 2007, 155 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 10687 times:

IF they were serious.....
IF it could make money.....
IF they acually went somewhere....

I would consider taking a flight.


User currently offlineType-Rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 5035 posts, RR: 19
Reply 12, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 10569 times:

This is in the same category as a shopping mall and bowling alley on the A380. Lot of hype, but do you ever see any of those things?


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User currently offlineOlympic472 From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 456 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 10554 times:

They cannot help themselves . . . quoting: "However he was quick to quell rumours of an Airbus A380 configured for “Oktoberfest-style celebrations” based out of Munich."

All in good spirit, and a good laugh in these difficult times. I love April Fool's Day.



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User currently offlineLHR380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 10370 times:

Smoking and Non smoking tables lol.

Good one guys haha


User currently offlineLegacytravel From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 1067 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 10155 times:



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 8):
The last part of the article talks about a Munich based Oktoberfest-A380. Now I'd buy a ticket on that!

One jumbo flying pub maybe put a strip club with a private lap dance area in as well. Plce of live music. HMMMM I need investors.

 Wink  Wink


Mark in MKE



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User currently offlineGeorgiaAME From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 980 posts, RR: 6
Reply 16, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 9353 times:

You know, it isn't such a bad idea... Expensive, but we've got people lined up to blow $100,000 a pop for a 2hr ride into space. Even if it's only a few times a year, ala the ancient movie "Holiday Inn", it isn't such a crazy idea.


"Trust, but verify!" An old Russian proverb, quoted often by a modern American hero
User currently offlineA350 From Germany, joined Nov 2004, 1100 posts, RR: 22
Reply 17, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 6573 times:

I think that's an exceptionally well written April Fool - moderators please let it alive, we need some humor these difficult days.

BTW I think the idea is even not complete unrealistic although the Dreamliner isn't the right airliner for that. With a smaller, not completely new airliner I give it a certain chance to succeed among the stars and starlets of the world.

It should be a smaller airliner because the capacity is really difficult so sell, a shorthaul plane because the flight duration is only two hours (18 hours would maybe reduce the clientele to a.netters  bouncy  ), and an old one because the utilisation is so low.

Quoting Legacytravel (Reply 15):
The last part of the article talks about a Munich based Oktoberfest-A380. Now I'd buy a ticket on that!

When I see what's going on Octoberfest I'd definitely give away that opportunity to fly an A380 in favour of my personal safety  bomb 

Cheers  champagne 

A350



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User currently offlineJfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8375 posts, RR: 7
Reply 18, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 6481 times:
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The funny thing is there is an article on www.flightglobal.com about the DREAMDINER.

User currently offlineTrojanclipper From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 63 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 5542 times:

The other big giveaway is the smoking section onboard...Wouldn't happen out of California!

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