I'm using the lockdown to work on my flight log, and I have two departures out of MIA in 1992 and 1993 I'm missing the aircraft's reg number. I'm aware that MIA has a very active spotter/photographer community and I was wondering if any of you were active in the early 90s, or could get me in touch w...Jump to post
I think a thread with the same two questions was started many many years ago (the Non-Av forum description has been the same for a long time) and it probably was "Birdwatching" who started that thread. Does anybody remember that earlier thread - c.15+ years ago? I sure do. I've always bee...Jump to post
FlyingColours wrote:I miss "Birdwatching" he was awesome
Seems like other routes will see additional cuts as well. CDG becomes daily, 19.30 departure is suspended. BRU becomes daily, afternoon and evening departures are suspended. FCO becomes daily, evening flights are cut. So it seems cuts are taking place all around. This will seriously impact connecti...Jump to post
LA has a SCL-MAD-FRA routing. The transit passengers leave the plane at MAD but stay airside at MAD's T4S Terminal, so they enter the EU at their final destination in FRA. You can book the EU segment separately (I recently flew on this route for €9), so I had to go through immigration at MAD before ...Jump to post
I don't know in which cave you have been hiding, but your thread is literally (and yes, I'm using this word correctly) at least 150 years late. Paying extra to reserve a seat on a train is almost as old as railroads. Here's a seat reservation (Platzkarte) for a German train from 80 years ago. It cos...Jump to post
It's fun to picture the logistics of this "event" in case 700,000 people really show up. First of all, how are they all going to get to Las Vegas? I'm pretty sure they're not all locals. 700,000 people equals about 3500 aircraft filled up with nothing but attendees of this event. They'd ne...Jump to post
I always found it funny how Americans think they live in the "land of the free" but there are huge stretches of landscape they are not allowed to walk into or even see. I'm glad I live in a country where in theory I can freely move everywhere, even if it's private property, with very few e...Jump to post
Lufthansa a few days ago: "We're discontinuing Eurowings long haul"
Eurowings newsletter today: "New long haul out of MUC and FRA, book now! Mauritius, Barbados, Windhoek..."
During the last 3 days I have read about this "event" in about every news outlet there is, got about 5 notifications on Google News, some articles decorated with crazy stock photos of Air Canada B747-200, heard it on talk radio, WTF, aren't there any more important topics in the world? Eve...Jump to post
In the early 2010s, due to personal reasons I flew transatlantic a lot, about 4-5 round trips a year, originating in Europe. For some strange reason I never fully comprehended, a travel agency specializing on military fares but also catering to the general public (searchable on the usual fare compar...Jump to post
It is really high, and I cant say it for FRA but i know tax from ZRH is really high as far as I can remember it is one of the highest in the world but I am sure it is way too high in that offer. This is not relevant, as all options listed above leave from the same airport. The answer is, simply, th...Jump to post
IR426, May 08, Tehran THR to Shiraz SYZ, A320-200 EP-IEF, diverted back to Tehran. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ir426#206efb66 Looks like it departed Tehran on time, climbed for a few minutes to 10,000 ft, then made a level flight in the opposite direction for about 15 minutes, then di...Jump to post
Seriously? We're on an aviation web site, in the year 2019, with (mostly) adults discussing, and about half of the posters in this thread seem to be ok with some sort of "ghost" going for a pee in the rear lavatory on Aeromexico? Ghosts are what people name things they can't explain or com...Jump to post
Come to Venezuela (if you dare...most people don't) and then tell us that this government isn't more evil than that of most other countries (big or small). I've actually been to Caracas many times, in better times though, I've been in Pyongyang too, and in Tehran, and in the capitals of about 100 a...Jump to post
So much hate in this thread - but no surprise, as most forum members seem to be somewhat limited in their geopolitical view. Putting this into context: two countries are isolated from the rest of the world and banned from trading with many other countries. Certainly not without good reasons, but in ...Jump to post
IMO this thread mixes up several different things. Some posters report what routing you could, in theory, fly that brings you not very far but via a very far off transfer point. This is not what the OP meant. Some report what insane routing an airline's or OTA's booking engine will offer you (at a h...Jump to post
A VC10 did this when being refuelled at Brize. It never flew again. With all that weight at the rear it would have come down pretty hard. Anyone who has ever been to the playground knows that this 747 could have either tipped over veeeery slowly, causing only a minor bump, or it could have totally ...Jump to post
Sad news indeed. Germania was the last German airline that the people actually liked, with great service and crews. Joining a long line of bankruptcies and mergers that one by one took the small, often family-owned airlines away from us. LTU, Hapag-Lloyd, Aero Lloyd, the old Condor, Air Berlin, I'm ...Jump to post
I don't really understand the purpose of this thread. You want us to rank two accidents on the same day of which one had more victims and the other one had more famous victims. I'm not playing that game. But looking back at accidents from that era always makes me realize how much safer flying is tod...Jump to post
In a hypothetical world without continental drift, but everything else as it is today... What would aviation look like? (Yes I know, several other things would be totally different, countries and borders wouldn't be the same, same with the climate, vegetation, the whole settlement of the world by hu...Jump to post
I think it is worth noting that Germania, unlike any other holiday carrier in Germany, will serve you a free hot meal on your flight. I think that is pretty amazing, and certainly does not fit into this day and age. Sadly I'm afraid this won't last for long. Didn't FR say they earn little to nothing...Jump to post
The 3 you listed above must be unrelated, at least the HAJ one. This was due to the airport closure after somebody drove airsideJump to post
Not a major issue for most on this plane to get an Iranian stamp in ones passport (assuming the majority are Europeans). Most EU nations already allows for two passports. If a person needs to travel to the US and the US cause troubles due to an entry/exit stamp from Iran, just apply for a second pa...Jump to post
Here's a link to the picture.
Compared to the Airbus and Boeing factory floors I've seen, this looks like a cramped mess.
I'm very excited about the aircraft though!
What flight are you looking for?Jump to post
In a way, it's a positive development as it means that more people than ever can afford to travel. How can we complain about more and more tourists, who only start doing the same thing we take for granted (several times a year). The world is vast and growing masses of tourists can easily be absorbed...Jump to post
Having stayed in LAS many times, what always makes me furious is the resort fee some hotels charge. I understand I have to look at the final price, but it makes it so hard to compare hotels. It's already bad enough in the USA with taxes being added at the last step, because you idiots (pardon my lan...Jump to post
I can't believe this thread has 80 replies and nobody has realized the actual, honest reason why there are much fewer female pilots than male. Females simply aren't as interested in aviation as men. Period. How many commercial pilots chose that job simply because they think it's a good / well paying...Jump to post
CDG-BEY-CDG on 77W. I flew it last February in Business, seat was excellent. Great food too.Jump to post
I've always wondered if we will ever see an airside transfer between airports in a city. To me it seems easy, using a train that never stops on the way. Or it could even stop at a downtown location that has it's own security line. This of course combined with the ability to check luggage through, it...Jump to post
Not really on topic, but I applaud the thread starter for including the first 3 in the thread title. This is such a refreshing contrast to the way the internet seems to work nowadays. Almost every article or thread has a title that makes you curious, and then the answer is buried deep inside the art...Jump to post
Does anybody know where Laudamotion is getting their new A320/321s from that I have read are joining the fleet in September? September is almost over?Jump to post
lhrsfosyd wrote:Iran represents the worst humanity has to offer - inequality, injustice, corruption, violence, lack of personal freedom. Iran does not contribute anything positive to the world.
Here is a comparison between Clearview and Highway Gothic: https://media1.fdncms.com/styleweekly/imager/u/original/2296463/highway_fonts.jpg I'm sorry, but both fonts look old-timey and tacky, like what you would find on a freaking steam engine. In Germany, we use a font named DIN 1451 on road sign...Jump to post
I don't recall ever being anything like a Spanish a.net meet. There was at least one, in early 2008, and it was great! It was kind of split between MAD Saturday and FRA Sunday. We all flew on Lan's A340 on a killer fare. In MAD we visited the Museo del Aire and all slept on Alfonso's couch, not sur...Jump to post
I flew JFK-MIA in March 2002. Flight number was UA873, equipment was 763. I continued onwards to SCL with the same tail, but the flight number changed to UA867. On the way back in April 2002 exactly the same, flight numbers were UA866 from SCL to MIA and UA872 from MIA to JFK, again 763 and the same...Jump to post
It's incredible that one day after the accident there is almost no background info in the media, no word about how many passengers were on board (only how many passengers the Ju-52 can carry). I can only explain this with the character of the Swiss people who never panic but stay perfectly calm no m...Jump to post
A3801000 wrote:Red Canyon in Flaming Gorge Recreational Area, UT, USA
Can you help me find the location where this landscape stock photo was taken? I'm trying to figure out if it's somewhere in the American Southwest, where I have been many times and seen about every place you can travel to, but can't match this location to a place I know. The tree looks very much lik...Jump to post
Kiwirob wrote:Would be a nightmare but the vast majority of passenger don’t realise they can get compensation.
When I was a little kid I always thought why don't they have seats in the gate area that are set up and numbered exactly like on the plane. By the time boarding begins, every passenger has to be in their seat. The gate agent would then walk from row to row (from the back of course) and invite everyb...Jump to post
Thanks for all your comments, I didn't expect this thread to get 35 replies. I'm still wondering why they haven't continued to MSP or ORD, where they have their own staff too, and lots of onwards connections to get the pax home to AMS and beyond, and less distance from AMS to bring in technicians, t...Jump to post
I've noticed that KL602, scheduled to fly LAX-AMS, made a U-turn over Colorado and returned to LAX, landing after 3:10h in the air. This seems strange to me. If it was anything urgent, they could have gone down in DEN, SLC or LAS. Does anybody know the background story here? Here's the track. It was...Jump to post
How many times has an aircraft (airliner or otherwise) been developed/manufactured by one company, flew for a while under its original name, then had the name/brand completely changed without any kind of modifications being made? The only one I can think of is the MD-95->717, but IIRC the first pla...Jump to post