TACAA320
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Real Airlines Abreviations

Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:57 pm

Do you know the real name of airlines like AA? American Airlines? No... Take a look at the following link....



http://www.luftfahrt.net/fun/fg.php
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kim777fan
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:00 am

They forgot a few....

HP = Horrible Planes (j/k  Big grin )
WN = Worst Nightmare
NWA = Not Worth Anything
DL = Dreadful Losses, Dreadfully Late
AS = Always Sucks
AM = Awful Maintenance, Awful Meals
FL = F'ing Late!!!
UA = Unreliable Aircraft
JM = Jamaican Mediocrity
AF = Arrogant & Flippant
AZ = Alternatives Zapped
 
adriaticus
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:06 am

SWISS = So What? It's Still Swissair!  Laugh out loud

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henpol747
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:08 am

What about this one:

ALITALIA

All
Landings
In
Torino
All
Luggage
In
Athens

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Henpol747  Big thumbs up
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henpol747
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:10 am

or this one:

SABENA

Such
A
Brutal
Experience
Never
Again

Just kidding of course
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iakobos
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:14 am

SABENA stands for Such A Bad Experience Never Again. (bad, not brutal..)
 
henpol747
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:44 am

lakobos, you are absolutely right, sorry for that!
Vive la France! ¡Viva México!
 
TACAA320
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 9:53 am

I can´t stop laughing............








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trickijedi
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 10:16 am

Here it is hyperlinked:
http://www.luftfahrt.net/fun/fg.php

Some of those I've heard before. But there were a few new ones that were pretty original. Laugh out loud
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TACAA320
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 10:23 am

Copa

COntinental
PAnama
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Arcano
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 10:30 am

As I read the other day: LAN:

Lima
Aunque
No quieras

(Lima even if you don't want to)... credits for Southamerica!

Regards )( Arcano
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ramerinianair
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Thu Sep 16, 2004 12:00 pm

My favorite is this one!!!:

QANTAS - Queer And Nasty Types As Stewards

W N = my Worst Nightmare!!!!!
 
debonair
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Fri Sep 17, 2004 1:34 am


well, our charter-airline Hapag-Lloyd applied to their fleet www.HLF.de stickers, promoting their web-site. see here:


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well, www.HLF.de is better known in germany for:

world-wide-warning.hapag-lloyd-flight.declare-emergency
or world-wide-warning.have-low-fuel.declare-emergancy


in reference to VIE:


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BWIA 772
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Fri Sep 17, 2004 1:45 am

BWIA

But Will It Arrive

Better Walk If Able

Baggage Wandering In Afirca
Eagles Soar!
 
TW741
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Fri Sep 17, 2004 1:54 am


DBA (when it was Deutsche BA): Desaster by Anglicans

FR - Flying Rude

AB - Always Bad


I do like the www.hlf.de  Big thumbs up
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Refueler1974
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RE: Real Airlines Abreviations

Fri Sep 17, 2004 1:58 am

Don't forget DELTA

Delivers
Everyones
Luggage
To
Atlanta

or

Damn!
Everything
Leads
To
Atlanta

Also ATA:

Another
Tower
Air

[Edited 2004-09-16 19:01:18]
The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.