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by LH658
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa A380 economy seats
Replies: 23
Views: 2949

Re: Lufthansa A380 economy seats

zkojq wrote:
LH658 wrote:
If you are 6 foot 4 is the upper deck window seat comfortable?

I'm six foot two and found it fine.

Thanks mate

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by LH658
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Avoid Flying With Hainan Airlines
Replies: 18
Views: 1384

Re: Avoid Flying With Hainan Airlines

I am a Director of two companies live in Melbourne, Australia. I am manufacture laser equipment for doctors and cosmetic clinics throughout Australia at a factory in Weifang, China and always fly business class to China with other airlines, for many years, which is usually a very pleasant experienc...

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by LH658
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happens with international delayed checked baggage?
Replies: 13
Views: 893

Re: What happens with international delayed checked baggage?

I flew UA AKL - SFO - IAH - AUS. Didn't fly the last sector to AUS. Though UA, gave me my bag 2 days later. Which I found odd, thinking how many flights a day are there from IAH - AUS - IAH.

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by LH658
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa A380 economy seats
Replies: 23
Views: 2949

Re: Lufthansa A380 economy seats

If you are 6 foot 4 is the upper deck window seat comfortable?

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by LH658
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July
Replies: 4
Views: 763

Re: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July

What do these people do in NK? Other than take government tours of the city etc.

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by LH658
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?
Replies: 36
Views: 2796

Re: Is or was WestJet a low-cost airline?

787 has 1 2 1 full flat bed.

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by LH658
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Visualization of Top 10 Intercontinental Gateway Airports to the US by 2017 Pax Counts
Replies: 6
Views: 1407

Re: A Visualization of Top 10 Intercontinental Gateway Airports to the US by 2017 Pax Counts

Is that just P2P like IAH to PEK? Or is it including IAH - PEK - ISB?

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by LH658
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 72 minutes layover in Boston
Replies: 8
Views: 291

Re: 72 minutes layover in Boston

Since it domestic connection, it shouldn't be a hassle, no security etc.

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by LH658
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Seat Assignment - Charging for Business Class?
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: BA Seat Assignment - Charging for Business Class?

What other airlines charge for seat assignment in business class? so does beat charge for seat assignment in first class?

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by LH658
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 13
Views: 2820

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

Unless EK cancels out some of there frequency to allow for the A380 to fit Islamabad then it make sense.

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by LH658
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 13
Views: 2820

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

I would honestly be more excited to hear about a European airlines like BA or LH returning to PK, or a Asian carrier like CX, AI, MH, or etc expanding into Pakistan.

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by LH658
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 13
Views: 2820

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

Honestly think it pointless! Pakistan not that type of market honestly, I guess for Hajj/Umrah charters it fine. Though not much Premium demand or only economy get packed, then again EK and the rest of the regional carriers have several flights day. So maybe half of the flights are fully packed in e...

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by LH658
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16533

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Why call it Sharia Airline, just don't serve booze, pork etc, so non Muslim would buy ticket without knowing until he on board. Telling people you are sharia airline is gunna drive Non Muslim probably away.

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by LH658
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Easiest Program To Get Star Alliance Gold
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

Re: Easiest Program To Get Star Alliance Gold

Make sure with the class of ticket you can earn all the mileage etc.

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by LH658
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best and worst transfer airport by continent
Replies: 92
Views: 8891

Re: Best and worst transfer airport by continent

Worst connection is JED in Asia. Best is SIN. Europe ZRH or AMS worst was CDG or LHR. North America best is IAH or ATL worst is MIA or JFK. Oceania AKL is best worst was SYD.

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by LH658
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways aircraft parked at LHR T5
Replies: 14
Views: 4376

Re: Qatar Airways aircraft parked at LHR T5

Does QR crew operate this flight? or BA?

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by LH658
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA IAH-SYD starts 18 January 2018
Replies: 65
Views: 12837

Re: UA IAH-SYD starts 18 January 2018

Just flew Air New Zealand from IAH and also way back was routed through SFO. I'll tell you, NZ has way way better service than UA. Plus Kiwis are lovely people! My flight from IAH was 2 weeks ago, it was completely full, my flight to SFO was also full.

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by LH658
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Canada enter bilateral talks
Replies: 23
Views: 3549

Re: UAE and Canada enter bilateral talks

EK and EY are going to have more access to YYC, YVR, YEG, and YUL. Obviously frequency into YYZ. Canada should just restrict them into staying YYZ.

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by LH658
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ to start LAX non-stop; considering additional US city
Replies: 100
Views: 12652

Re: SQ to start LAX non-stop; considering additional US city

I feel like IAH has chance. Why? I notice when ANA, EVA, and Korean started IAH. They all advertised fast route to Singapore, or that they flew too SIN. Though IAH has many 1 stop to SQ. BA, UA, KL, AF, LH, SQ, NH, EK, QR, TK, BR, & CA. ORD wouldn't be a bad choice as SQ can pull passengers from...

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by LH658
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4095

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

China Southern Adds Guangzhou-Lahore 4 times a week on a 737 Max aircraft. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/278958/china-southern-adds-guangzhou-lahore-route-from-aug-2018/ Will this help with connections to the North American west coast? Not quite the HKG connection some had been ...

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by LH658
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.
Replies: 53
Views: 9916

Re: BA dropping Calgary effective October for winter sced.

YYC is a energy city. Maybe lot of contracts were awarded to AC & KLM. Or lot of ties between AMS and YYC.

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by LH658
Thu May 31, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport special services for Chinese Passengers
Replies: 13
Views: 1632

Re: Airport special services for Chinese Passengers

Sydney and Auckland airport have signs in Japanese & Chinese. Also, lot of Asian staff.

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by LH658
Thu May 24, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Music in Airport Terminals
Replies: 90
Views: 5803

Re: Music in Airport Terminals

IAH terminal d live piano, and terminal A live string instruments.

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by LH658
Sat May 19, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Executive Flight question
Replies: 11
Views: 1653

Re: Qatar Executive Flight question

canyonblue17 wrote:
Any idea why Delta doesn't brand their private flights? How many other commercial carriers have executive branches? And yeah, I missed the Russia to West Palm Beach connection.


Trump. Cause Trump Russia scandal, and Trump residence in West Palm Beach area.

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by LH658
Fri May 11, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10353

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

This is common in third world country, but yes it make you wonder the amount of corruption in Pakistani institutions, as well as other countries similar to Pakistan issue, including India.

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by LH658
Wed May 09, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi
Replies: 161
Views: 15605

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

Tickets to India are as low as 700 bucks from them North America on QR. I bet people rather fly on QR Vs WOW. Unless you just have carry on, and the ticket only 300 bucks.

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by LH658
Wed May 09, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi
Replies: 161
Views: 15605

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

Still think, Indian origin people would rather fly non- stop flights from North America, or fly ME3, TK, plus if you live on the west cost such as YVR, SFO, LAX you can connect via HKG, TYO, TPE, ICN, and etc to India. These are Airlines with free food, 2 piece 23kg luggage allowance, decent amount...

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by LH658
Wed May 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi
Replies: 161
Views: 15605

Re: Wow Air to announce flights to Delhi

Still think, Indian origin people would rather fly non- stop flights from North America, or fly ME3, TK, plus if you live on the west cost such as YVR, SFO, LAX you can connect via HKG, TYO, TPE, ICN, and etc to India. These are Airlines with free food, 2 piece 23kg luggage allowance, decent amount ...

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by LH658
Tue May 08, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights
Replies: 97
Views: 10997

Re: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights

Well IAH has the European competitors plus TK, EK, and QR to ACC. I notice decent amount people will back track using TK, QR, or EK. Though ET addition will be nice to IAH. Offer extensive connection in Africa. Though would be nice if SAA can codeshare on the IAH to ACC sector, then pax can connect ...

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by LH658
Tue May 08, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights
Replies: 97
Views: 10997

Re: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights

Would love to see IAH - ACC- ADD soon, be interesting variety to IAH. I think that would top off IAH international service for awhile other, than route to South of the border (Caribbean, South America, Latin America), and Canada like AC YVR to IAH.

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by LH658
Fri May 04, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan PM: LHE Expansion to begin later this month
Replies: 1
Views: 446

Re: Pakistan PM: LHE Expansion to begin later this month

With ISB now open, attention now turns to expansion at LHE, scheduled to begin later this month according to PM Abbasi's remarks at the inauguration of the New Islamabad Airport. http://www.historyofpia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=11988&start=195 Probably gunna take them another 10 years...

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by LH658
Thu May 03, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4095

Re: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018

Yeah say on Facebook page called Pakistan Aviation how the public was just destroying the baggage claim area. Standing on the belt etc, on new beautiful airport.

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by LH658
Wed May 02, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Cracks Down on FA Trip Hoarding and Selling
Replies: 61
Views: 13190

Re: AA Cracks Down on FA Trip Hoarding and Selling

People do that on the ramp, and at customer service level.. Nothing new.

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by LH658
Tue May 01, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4095

Re: Pakistan aviation thread - 2018

A Chinese airline might start flying from Kunming to Islamabad Source: THE NEWS https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/305694-china-southern-airlines-to-start-kunming-islamabad-flights Lahore to CAN must be doing well, Shaheen seem to have no complaints on that route. Surprise there isn't any flights ye...

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by LH658
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying MAN to Thailand. Which airline?
Replies: 6
Views: 593

Re: Flying MAN to Thailand. Which airline?

I would recommend Singapore Airlines, If you like to earn star alliance points then Turkish is your choice. If you want to experience a new upcoming airline, with a new airport. Then Omar Air is your choice.

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by LH658
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 4095

Re: Pakistan aviation thread - 2018

A Chinese airline might start flying from Kunming to Islamabad Source: THE NEWS https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/305694-china-southern-airlines-to-start-kunming-islamabad-flights Lahore to CAN must be doing well, Shaheen seem to have no complaints on that route. Surprise there isn't any flights ye...

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by LH658
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?
Replies: 26
Views: 1516

Re: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?

Really depends on where you're coming from. If you're from the East connecting on TK/SU to Europe requires little or zero backtracking. LHR, CDG, AMS, ZRH, FRA, and MUC are far from each other mate. So someone flying CPH - ZRH - FRA or FRA - CDG - LHR isn't back tracking to much. This is a busy are...

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by LH658
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?
Replies: 26
Views: 1516

Re: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?

TK and SU still offer real business class seating on their narrowbodies, so not an entirely accurate observation. I am talking about the main European Carriers, TK is a bigger carrier than SU, though requires backtracking. AF, BA, LH, KL, SAS, and other carriers you don't back track to much. Those ...

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by LH658
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian adds Barcelona service from July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1422

Re: Ethiopian adds Barcelona service from July 2018

I wonder what they have store in for Asia and North America future routes.

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by LH658
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?
Replies: 26
Views: 1516

Re: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?

All European airlines suck, slimline seat, and even there business class sucks compare to American domestic first class service. Though Europeans have to compete with LCC and the railway competitors. TK and SU still offer real business class seating on their narrowbodies, so not an entirely accurat...

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by LH658
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?
Replies: 26
Views: 1516

Re: British Airways going to 3 or 2 star?

All European airlines suck, slimline seat, and even there business class sucks compare to American domestic first class service. Though Europeans have to compete with LCC and the railway competitors.

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by LH658
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question about UA
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: Question about UA

Just gunna carry on my bags on the way back from AKL, so I just simply get off at IAH.

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by LH658
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777 diversion into YVR?
Replies: 3
Views: 1412

Re: UA 777 diversion into YVR?

medical diversion

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by LH658
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question about UA
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: Question about UA

If you started your trip at AUS, why wouldn't you just end it at AUS? Do you live dead center between AUS and IAH? How did you get to AUS for your outbound flight? Is your car in AUS? If you have a non-refundable ticket you WILL pay fees plus difference in fare. I'm willing to bet it will cost you ...

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by LH658
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia lays off its EZE staff
Replies: 37
Views: 6710

Re: Iberia lays off its EZE staff

Though when airline treats you, as one of there etc, you do take pride in your job. Though it sucks now days lot these jobs being outsourced.

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by LH658
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia lays off its EZE staff
Replies: 37
Views: 6710

Re: Iberia lays off its EZE staff

Use to work for ground handling companies, some of the companies were horrible,and the airlines direct employees treated us like 2nd class citizens. Then, I also worked at ground handling companies, were I was treated right from upper airline direct management, and from the corporate level of the gr...

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by LH658
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 7019

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

Your missing Turkish on IAH

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by LH658
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are your “must-have” carry-on items you take onboard for a pleasant and comfortable flight?
Replies: 27
Views: 1099

Re: What are your “must-have” carry-on items you take onboard for a pleasant and comfortable flight?

ear plugs, ear phones, gum, chapstick, lotion, snacks, jacket or a pillow.If it long haul add tooth brush and tooth paste.

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