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by thaigold
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 548
Views: 39564

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - April 2018

Could be unrelated but NZ281 just diverted to SYD - ZK-NZC

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by thaigold
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that serve Pepsi instead of Coca Cola
Replies: 36
Views: 6088

Re: Airlines that serve Pepsi instead of Coca Cola

Last week had 2 flights with Vietnam Airlines, asked for Coke and received Pepsi. Also only Pepsi in their J lounge.

Thaigold

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by thaigold
Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia & A320 - When Did They Order It?
Replies: 12
Views: 9720

RE: Virgin Australia & A320 - When Did They Order It?

I saw both of these A320 in <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> when arriving there on Monday. Had to do a double take as their addition to the fleet had missed my attention... Nice to be surprised once in a while  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners....

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by thaigold
Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Grounds Entire Airline
Replies: 207
Views: 46642

RE: Qantas Grounds Entire Airline

Even if this is a very drastic step by the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> board, it is probably the only option they had left. The unions have thanks to our completely enept government way too much power, and therefore the government was reluctant to interfere. Now it seem they hav...

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by thaigold
Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No More Four Engined Planes For Virgin
Replies: 96
Views: 22530

RE: No More Four Engined Planes For Virgin

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by thaigold
Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Halarious Video About Airport Baggage Handler's!
Replies: 25
Views: 6350

RE: Halarious Video About Airport Baggage Handler's!

Hi

I don't really find that funny either.....

Thaigold

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by thaigold
Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frequent Flyer Miles - Deceased Member
Replies: 4
Views: 3628

RE: Frequent Flyer Miles - Deceased Member

Hi PlaneFreaknATL

Sorry to hear about your father. Please accpet my best wishes to you and your family....

It might be an idea for you to go to www.flyertalk.com which hopefully can answer your questions.

All the best
Thaigold

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by thaigold
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10 Short Takeoff Run (video)
Replies: 33
Views: 16344

RE: DC-10 Short Takeoff Run (video)

Gday.

Great video - you gotta love those 3 holers.....

Thaigold

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by thaigold
Sat Nov 18, 2006 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A380 A Mistake?
Replies: 70
Views: 11332

Is A380 A Mistake?

Gday I can't believe that I have to mention this but please don't make this thread into a A vs B war..... <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/banghead.gif" alt="banghead" border=0>  I have been giving this a bit of thought and was wondering if you guys think that Airbus made a (huge) m...

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by thaigold
Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Upcoming Flights?
Replies: 96
Views: 9563

RE: Your Upcoming Flights?

Gday Tomorrow - <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Ger...

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by thaigold
Wed Oct 04, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: South Pacific Battle, Round Three
Replies: 15
Views: 3084

RE: South Pacific Battle, Round Three

Gday

Air NZ - classic......

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by thaigold
Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France @ SXM Video
Replies: 4
Views: 2750

RE: Air France @ SXM Video

Gday

Great video - thanks for posting.....

I would LOVE to go one day.....

Thaigold

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by thaigold
Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 744 Wants To Sunbathe On Maho Beach
Replies: 101
Views: 27213

RE: KLM 744 Wants To Sunbathe On Maho Beach

Gday

That is VERY low....

Like Darrenthe747 I am very jealous too...... Must have been great - but also quite scary. However a great story to tell your fellow A.netters.

Thaigold

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by thaigold
Sun Jul 16, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG993 - 747 Or 744?
Replies: 10
Views: 3260

RE: TG993 - 747 Or 744?

Thanks for all info. I have to admit that it is a bit difficult to figure out <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym>'s fleet and use of it. Love flying with them though.... Can anyone explain why they have put 60 J seats in their 340-600? Are they going to change this or are the...

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by thaigold
Sat Jul 15, 2006 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG993 - 747 Or 744?
Replies: 10
Views: 3260

RE: TG993 - 747 Or 744?

HI LTU932

The difference in the 747 and 744 is the seat config. They are both 747-400's.

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by thaigold
Sat Jul 15, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG993 - 747 Or 744?
Replies: 10
Views: 3260

TG993 - 747 Or 744?

Gday I am a bit confused about the <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> plane selection/information. I am flying on TG993 from <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (M...

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by thaigold
Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transfer Time In FRA
Replies: 4
Views: 3152

RE: Transfer Time In FRA

Thanks guys......

Thaigold

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by thaigold
Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transfer Time In FRA
Replies: 4
Views: 3152

RE: Transfer Time In FRA

Hi Ori Thanks for your reply. Don't I need to take my luggage through customs in <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> since I am connecting to a domestic flight? Surely there will be no customs in <acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / E...

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by thaigold
Sun Jul 02, 2006 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transfer Time In FRA
Replies: 4
Views: 3152

Transfer Time In FRA

Gday I wll be flying <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF),...

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by thaigold
Thu Apr 06, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Boeing Jets For China!
Replies: 14
Views: 6139

RE: More Boeing Jets For China!

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by thaigold
Sun Mar 05, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oz Jet Performance
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

RE: Oz Jet Performance

Gday Flew from <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> on Friday and the flight was 65% full. According to the check-in guy th...

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by thaigold
Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presenting The A390
Replies: 55
Views: 34064

RE: Presenting The A390

How many will EK buy - and how many seats will it have??

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by thaigold
Sun Feb 19, 2006 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will SQ's Initial Routes Be For The A380?
Replies: 24
Views: 9688

RE: What Will SQ's Initial Routes Be For The A380?

Gday Will the 380's <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> replace just one of their daily flights - or two? As far as I know they currently hav...

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by thaigold
Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many 747-SP Left?
Replies: 26
Views: 7109

How Many 747-SP Left?

Gday With the news that Syrian Arab Airlines will order 330's to replace their 747-SP's, I was wondering how many airlines still operate this plane? A few years ago I was lucky enough to fly on the last <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 747-SP and it was absoulutely great..... Would t...

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by thaigold
Fri Nov 25, 2005 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Larger Planes For LCC's?
Replies: 6
Views: 2979

Larger Planes For LCC's?

G'day I understand that a one-plane-fleet is an important part of the LCC business plan, however they surely have routes which could fill up bigger planes - and make better business that just increasing frequency? My question is - when do you think we will see the major LCC's ordering larger planes ...

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by thaigold
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG Loads On Nov. 8 And 15?
Replies: 5
Views: 3544

RE: TG Loads On Nov. 8 And 15?

Thanks Tony

Very much appreciated.... And welcome to my respected users list.

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by thaigold
Mon Oct 31, 2005 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG Loads On Nov. 8 And 15?
Replies: 5
Views: 3544

TG Loads On Nov. 8 And 15?

G'day Can anyone inform me of the loads on the following <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> flights - all classes please: 08.11.05 <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok...

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by thaigold
Thu Oct 27, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Official Livery Tournament: The Final!
Replies: 68
Views: 9045

RE: The Official Livery Tournament: The Final!

LAN looks the best. Don't really like BMI's colour.


Thanks!

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by thaigold
Sun Oct 23, 2005 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Official Livery Tournament: 1/2 Finals
Replies: 68
Views: 8658

RE: The Official Livery Tournament: 1/2 Finals

Gday

1. LAN
2. Don't like either....

[Edited 2005-10-23 09:15:57]

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by thaigold
Sat Oct 22, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Emirates Taking Over World Aviation?
Replies: 60
Views: 8840

Is Emirates Taking Over World Aviation?

Gday With the expansion of EK and the money behind the airline - are they going to take over the world of airtravel. Not only through DXB but on other routes? Is there anyone out there that can challenge EK money wise and will expand at the same level? Even in the US.... What do you think?<br><br>[E...

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by thaigold
Thu Oct 20, 2005 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Highest Load Factor?
Replies: 10
Views: 3309

Highest Load Factor?

Gday

After reading an article regarding BA's load factor - 72.2% - I was wondering which airline would have the highest? Surely 72.2% is up there?!

Thanks!

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by thaigold
Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TG First And Business LHR-BKK-PER
Replies: 4
Views: 7961

RE: TG First And Business LHR-BKK-PER

Gday Bill I have to agree with you that <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> is one of the best in the sky when it comes to service. I do the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title...

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by thaigold
Thu Sep 22, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 Emergency Good Or Bad Advertising?
Replies: 22
Views: 6274

A320 Emergency Good Or Bad Advertising?

Gday After watching the great job the pilots did on the Jetblue A320 I started wondering if an emergency landing is good or bad advertising for Airbus and the airline? 1. It is bad that there is a very public emergency where the plane has had some kind of malfunction (if that's the case). 2. On the ...

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by thaigold
Sat Sep 17, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 777 For LH?
Replies: 103
Views: 12721

Why No 777 For LH?

Gday There has been a lot of discussions about why <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> has not ordered the 777, but I was wondering why <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> never ordered - or maybe never showed interest in - the 777. Surely they would have a lot of routes w...

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by thaigold
Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG BKK-FRA
Replies: 18
Views: 3286

RE: TG BKK-FRA

Gday

How long before the flight is it possible to find out which config. the flight has? And how do you find out?

Thanks!

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by thaigold
Wed Sep 07, 2005 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG BKK-FRA
Replies: 18
Views: 3286

RE: TG BKK-FRA

Hi SPK

Thanks for the info - great news as I am flying to FRA in November. Can't wait to try the new F class.......

And welcome to my respected users list.
Thaigold

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by thaigold
Wed Sep 07, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG BKK-FRA
Replies: 18
Views: 3286

TG BKK-FRA

Gday Can someone tell me if all <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> flights between <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> and <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> are wi...

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by thaigold
Tue Sep 06, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG MD-11 Service?
Replies: 3
Views: 2648

RE: TG MD-11 Service?

Thanks Lufthansa747 - I might just give it a go. Who knows how long they are in service for - and this might be my last chance to fly on a MD-11!!??!!

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by thaigold
Tue Sep 06, 2005 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG MD-11 Service?
Replies: 3
Views: 2648

TG MD-11 Service?

Gday As I will be on a flight to <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym> on <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> soon, I was wondering how their <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 F-class comfort and service is. I am usually flyin...

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by thaigold
Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa First Class Terminal Restrictions
Replies: 8
Views: 6976

RE: Lufthansa First Class Terminal Restrictions

G'day I have done the <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> in 1st. twice this year on <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> (and connecting to ...

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by thaigold
Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG MD-11
Replies: 1
Views: 2381

TG MD-11

Gday Can anyone please tell me if the <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 in the new color scheme has the new seats? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/891569/L/" targe...

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by thaigold
Wed Jul 27, 2005 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Reason For Concern In Manchester?
Replies: 32
Views: 4162

RE: Any Reason For Concern In Manchester?

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by thaigold
Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Reason For Concern In Manchester?
Replies: 32
Views: 4162

RE: Any Reason For Concern In Manchester?

Thanks guys.

But tell me why this is legal - wouldn't it be risking passengers safety??!!

Thanks!

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by thaigold
Wed Jul 27, 2005 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Reason For Concern In Manchester?
Replies: 32
Views: 4162

Any Reason For Concern In Manchester?

Gday This might be a stupid question but I have noticed that in a few of the photos from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> where the PIA 747-300 is taking off, the plane is getting quite close to the end of the runway. <br><center><font ...

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by thaigold
Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ Given Unlimited Flights To The UK
Replies: 38
Views: 8077

RE: NZ Given Unlimited Flights To The UK

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by thaigold
Thu Jul 14, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Weight Of Paint?
Replies: 21
Views: 17359

RE: Weight Of Paint?

Thanks for the information guys.

Would a special colour scheme - like the QF's - be different weight?

Thanks again!

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by thaigold
Thu Jul 14, 2005 7:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Weight Of Paint?
Replies: 21
Views: 17359

Weight Of Paint?

G'day

Can anyone tell me what the approx weight of the paint on a 747 is?

Thanks!

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by thaigold
Fri Jul 08, 2005 8:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Is Your Next Flight And Which Aircraft?
Replies: 219
Views: 21959

RE: When Is Your Next Flight And Which Aircraft?

I'm back for my next flights: <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 0492 in Y July 14 - 737-800 - <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South W...

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by thaigold
Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Flying School In Sydney?
Replies: 1
Views: 4632

Best Flying School In Sydney?

Gday

I have decided to finally go for a PPL and was wondering which flying school is the best in Sydney.

Can anyone help me??

Thanks!

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by thaigold
Sat Jun 18, 2005 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Thai Airways A340-600
Replies: 60
Views: 15670

RE: First Thai Airways A340-600

Gday

Will the 743's get new seats? Will they continue on the BKK-CPH route? And will they be in a 2 class configuration?

Thanks for info.

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