yanksn4
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Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:12 am

Now, I don't want to offend any muslim passengers, but I was just wondering, do they pray on board during flight?
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Alpha 1
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:24 am

And what if they do?
 
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:28 am

Of course do (maybe not all) muslim passengers pray inflight, some airlines (for example Saudi Arabian Airlines or Iran Air) have a dedicated prayer areas in their planes.

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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:31 am

On some Middle Eastern airlines they have a special 'prayer area' in the plane. I've flown on Kuwait airways 777 and they have a small area for prayers located on the left side of the plane next to door 3L. Don't know what other arab carriers have in terms of this
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yanksn4
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:36 am

Thank you guys for that info, and Alpha 1 I have nothing against them if they do, I was just curious.
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:49 am

I haven't seen Mulsim passengers praying on any flight that I've been on, or even in the terminal (U.S.). I've seen plenty Jewish men (forgive my lack of knowledge) [they wear the black hats and often have a beard] praying at the airport (one time up to 10 guys were leaning towards the wall) and planes.

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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 11:18 am

On Malaysian Airlines, they have an indicator on the big screen which points to the direction of Mecca (it fits in with the Airshow display)

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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 12:00 pm

this was discussed before multiple times.....

what wouldn't muslims pray onboard? it's thier religion.
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 2:27 pm

The number of people praying on board is linked directly to how damn bumpy the flight is. Of course when the pilot tells the cabin there is an emergency, many people find faith for the first time.
 
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 2:43 pm

And what if they do?

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covert
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 4:55 pm

It is practically impossible to perform an obligatory prayer on board an aircraft in economy class.

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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sat Jan 24, 2004 5:49 pm

We can pray sitting down in a chair, if needed.
 
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sun Jan 25, 2004 12:33 am

JeffM makes a good point  Big thumbs up
 
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RE: Muslim Passengers

Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:47 am

That time of the month again, Alpha

Not at all. Is it not a legitimate question, Jcs? I merely asked the question, and made no judgement either way. Obviously, you did. Point to Alpha 1.

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