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by Air Taiwan
Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia - VB Livery About To Disappear
Replies: 41
Views: 12960

RE: Virgin Australia - VB Livery About To Disappear

Awesome post! Well done QF175! I for one am happy to see the red livery go. I'm a sucker for recently expired liveries. Every time I see a <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> aircraft where the roo's leg's cut off I cringe. I mean, the new <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri May 23, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air (BR) To Buy 787-10 + Orders More 77W
Replies: 26
Views: 18920

RE: EVA Air (BR) To Buy 787-10 + Orders More 77W

EVA AIR is shaping up to be the next emerging quality Asian airline that's influential beyond just within Asia. They have a great product on their B777s, a fantastic network to the US, Japan, and mainland China. Their marketing of the Hello Kitty jets has been a massive success if mostly within Asia...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Increased Stake In Virgin Australia
Replies: 7
Views: 3839

RE: Etihad Increased Stake In Virgin Australia

EY has the Australian Foreign Investment Board's approval to take its VA shareholding to 19.9%, but after the latest stock purchase it's only 13.4%.

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas New Uniform
Replies: 69
Views: 18004

RE: Qantas New Uniform

Love it. It's arguably the most designer-like uniform of any airline today. Contemporary, elegant, stylish. And we don't need silly boomerangs and koala prints to announce to the world that we're Aussie. Imagine 10+ cabin crew in this new uniform walking in an airport together - it'll turn heads for...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Domestic US Travel On AA/UA/CO
Replies: 4
Views: 5296

RE: Domestic US Travel On AA/UA/CO

Thanks guys for the great tips. I think I will go for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> over <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, even if it means I'll have to trek to <acronym title="Transaer (Ireland) and Trans Asian Airlines (Kazakhstan)">T7</acronym> at <acron...

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by Air Taiwan
Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Domestic US Travel On AA/UA/CO
Replies: 4
Views: 5296

Domestic US Travel On AA/UA/CO

Hi guys, I need some advice on travelling domestically in the US. I will be arriving at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> on QF93/24JAN (around 6.40am and am going onwards to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA -...

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by Air Taiwan
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance - Who's The Next Member?
Replies: 52
Views: 13280

RE: Star Alliance - Who's The Next Member?

Hong Kong Airlines? They have reportedly just ordered 10 A380s and having a <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym> based airline would give Star Alliance some say in the Pearl River Delta against <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> and <acronym ti...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Qantas B767's That Bad?
Replies: 30
Views: 15217

RE: Are Qantas B767's That Bad?

They are trialling using iPad2 as AVOD on <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OGH at the moment for domestic runs. If the trial is successful then the plan is to implement it to all B767 flights. A very cost effective way to upgrade IFE on older aircraft. AFAIK there will be an iPad...

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by Air Taiwan
Thu Oct 21, 2004 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui Publishes JFK Schedule
Replies: 4
Views: 6625

RE: Air Tahiti Nui Publishes JFK Schedule

So when will the PPT-SYD flights be loaded??

Looking forward!!

Now all they have to do is join the QF FFP!! :p

j.

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by Air Taiwan
Thu Oct 21, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Expands Network
Replies: 73
Views: 16613

RE: Emirates Expands Network

Thanks for clarifying that! Makes me feel lot better  Smile

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Thu Oct 21, 2004 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Expands Network
Replies: 73
Views: 16613

RE: Emirates Expands Network

Any particular reason that TPE and AMS are only served with Freighters???

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by Air Taiwan
Sat Oct 16, 2004 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic's Service - New For 2005
Replies: 52
Views: 13078

RE: Virgin Atlantic's Service - New For 2005

I think most Asian airlines used to give out hot towels, certainly the ones I've flown -- <acronym title="EVA Air (Taiwan)">BR</acronym>, <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym>, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acr...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri Oct 15, 2004 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Service On Domestic QF Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 4022

RE: Service On Domestic QF Flights

ANstar,

They've changed it with the new meal service which was introduced a few weeks ago.

cheers

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Fri Oct 15, 2004 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Service On Domestic QF Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 4022

RE: Service On Domestic QF Flights

Hi LordHowe Beer and wine are free on domestic flights Monday to Friday after 1200. All other times I think you have to pay AUD6 The new meal service are online now. 2 hot meals choice on <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> flights and printed menu etc. J...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri Oct 15, 2004 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SYD, Why Only United?
Replies: 52
Views: 8631

On Qantas...

<b>Anyone who says that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> has not had government support over foreign airlines competing directly with <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> (especially in <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australi...

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by Air Taiwan
Tue Oct 12, 2004 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern VS China Eastern VS Air China.
Replies: 8
Views: 45928

China Southern VS China Eastern VS Air China.

Hi all, Just wanted to know, which of the 3 big airlines in China has the best: 1. In flight service 2. Safety record 3. Domestic network coverage 4. International network coverage 5. Fleet (in terms of fleet type, age, interior, etc) 6. Economy Class 7. Business Class Reason I'm asking is because t...

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by Air Taiwan
Mon Jul 05, 2004 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Or Qantas LHR/MEL?
Replies: 19
Views: 4752

RE: BA Or Qantas LHR/MEL?

QF1 was a wake-up call for Qantas for safety. It is easy for an airline that has had no <b>hull loss accidents</b> to become complacent. Fortunately because of the Bangkok accident, <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> is not. BCAL, If you have a <b>one</b>world Frequent Flyer Programme,...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Jun 20, 2004 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Pulling Out Of Paris
Replies: 47
Views: 8346

RE: Qantas Pulling Out Of Paris

Would this be easy for <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> to come in and take advantage? <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> will be offering more one-stop EU destinations than ANY other airline in Australia. Qantas is going the exact opposite dir...

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by Air Taiwan
Tue Jun 15, 2004 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exclusive: Backpackers Xpress Launch Info
Replies: 20
Views: 3922

RE: Exclusive: Backpackers Xpress Launch Info

Wow 38 inch pitch is normally for Premium Economy Class seats!! Is it because it's weight restricted so they can't put too many seats on?

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by Air Taiwan
Wed Jun 02, 2004 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Buys 10 Boeings
Replies: 93
Views: 9950

RE: Air New Zealand Buys 10 Boeings

Good news indeed, just quite surprised that they chose the 777 and not the A330/340. They already have the A320 in their fleet. Also unless they find another replacement for the 767, the 777 seems a big jump in capacity to Asian destinations. Probably they are going to phase out some 747s? Happy the...

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by Air Taiwan
Sat May 29, 2004 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2815

RE: EVA Air Question

They have good food i think, they have larger than normal meals portions. and if you're travelling in Y+ class, then it's even better.

Only problem I see is that the FAs don't speak much English... They try, but still...

cheers!!

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 23, 2004 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX HKG-SYD To Go 3X Daily In Aug 2004?
Replies: 59
Views: 7750

RE: CX HKG-SYD To Go 3X Daily In Aug 2004?

Thanks Carnoc for the explanation.

Where would I be able to find the ownership structure of MU and other Chinese airlines?

Thanks

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 23, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX HKG-SYD To Go 3X Daily In Aug 2004?
Replies: 59
Views: 7750

RE: CX HKG-SYD To Go 3X Daily In Aug 2004?

Isn't MU owned by the CAAC?

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 23, 2004 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Star Stickers" For U.S. Airways
Replies: 18
Views: 4317

RE: "Star Stickers" For U.S. Airways

SQ452, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> originally said they didn't like the black tail due to the Asian superstitious traditions. Consequently a white tail with the STAR was created for <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>. However they *still* don't paint it on their ai...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 23, 2004 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Relationship Between SQ And ANZ
Replies: 9
Views: 3003

RE: Relationship Between SQ And ANZ

777ER, The airshare agreement between <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> also involved the sharing of revenue on the routes. Yes they still code share on routes out of <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> to <acronym title="Sin...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 23, 2004 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX HKG-SYD To Go 3X Daily In Aug 2004?
Replies: 59
Views: 7750

RE: CX HKG-SYD To Go 3X Daily In Aug 2004?

That's not fair at all, agree 100%.

However, since when has the Chinese government been "fair" at all when it comes to what they want?

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Fri May 21, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Star Stickers" For U.S. Airways
Replies: 18
Views: 4317

RE: "Star Stickers" For U.S. Airways

Singapore Airlines don't even have one aircraft in STAR colours! Same with AirNZ and ANA.... I have a feeling that SIA don't really want to belong to the Star Alliance. STAR GOLD members can't even use the <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> lounge in <acronym title="Singapore - Changi ...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri May 21, 2004 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evaair Or Thai LHR-BKK?
Replies: 11
Views: 3873

RE: Evaair Or Thai LHR-BKK?

Hmmm Thai F and J legendary? IMO Thai must have the most outdated F and J class in the region compared to other airlines its size!! EVA F and J cls might not be flat, but at least they have PTVs. However for Y, both <acronym title="EVA Air (Taiwan)">BR</acronym> and <acronym title="Thai Internationa...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 02, 2004 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asian Carriers With Western Uniforms For Females
Replies: 20
Views: 5009

RE: Asian Carriers With Western Uniforms For Females

I think it all depends on what type of market the airline is trying to attract. Singapore, Thai, Malaysian and the like mostly have foreign tourists/ businesspeople travelling on them, therefore it would be good to have an Asian style uniform. However, 70% of JAL and ANA's traffic is Japanese, and t...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 02, 2004 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Launches New Global TV Ad
Replies: 31
Views: 7310

RE: British Airways Launches New Global TV Ad

Is is possible to download it from the net?

j.

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by Air Taiwan
Sun May 02, 2004 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Vs. UA (and Other Options For LAX-SYD)
Replies: 32
Views: 6225

RE: QF Vs. UA (and Other Options For LAX-SYD)

Ek's just matched <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>/NZ fares on the <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> route. <acrony...

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by Air Taiwan
Thu Mar 18, 2004 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Domestic, What To Expect?
Replies: 27
Views: 3781

RE: QF Domestic, What To Expect?

Yes <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> does use A330-200/300s on the <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> run....

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by Air Taiwan
Mon Mar 15, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Domestic, What To Expect?
Replies: 27
Views: 3781

RE: QF Domestic, What To Expect?

Hi Danny, I used be quite critical of <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>'s inflight service. However I've travelled them about 20 times with them domestically in the last 12 months I found them to be quite good in terms of inflight service and IFE/ seats etc. You get a meal service, de...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Mar 14, 2004 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian In Nepal- Since When?
Replies: 15
Views: 3684

RE: Austrian In Nepal- Since When?

Must've taken over the old 763ER service of Lauda. They've always had a presence in KTH.

jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Mon Mar 08, 2004 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quiz - Airline Logos
Replies: 42
Views: 11375

RE: Quiz - Airline Logos

Compass -- Continental or EVA Air or NWA or VARIG

Fried Egg -- Air Calin?

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by Air Taiwan
Mon Mar 08, 2004 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstar - Not A New Airline
Replies: 24
Views: 4768

RE: Jetstar - Not A New Airline

Didnt hear anyone complain when Virgin replaced Ansett~!! Industrybuff, just go to <acronym title="Virgin Blue Airways (Australia)">DJ</acronym> (yes, Virgin Blue) if you don't like Jetstar. Airbear, Do you see Virgin matching <acronym title="Air Jamaica Express">JQ</acronym> (yes, Jetstar's IATA co...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discount Airfares: The Best Deal You Ever Got?
Replies: 41
Views: 4613

RE: Discount Airfares: The Best Deal You Ever Got?

Around USD1100 for a BUSINESS CLASS <b>*RETURN* *all tax included*</b> from Taipei to Sydney via <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> on Catha...

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by Air Taiwan
Sat Dec 06, 2003 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flat Screen Ticket Counter Labels
Replies: 21
Views: 3363

RE: Flat Screen Ticket Counter Labels

In Brisbane and Sydney (and possibly <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>, <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>, <acronym title="Adelaide (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> etc) the...

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by Air Taiwan
Sat Dec 06, 2003 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas's Jet Star - Why Airbus A320 Over 737NG?
Replies: 15
Views: 7447

RE: Qantas's Jet Star - Why Airbus A320 Over 737NG?

According to Boeing, only 30% of the cost involved is the acquisition cost of the aircraft, for rest of the aircraft's life, 70% of the total cost is parts and maintenance

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Nov 30, 2003 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Route Strategy Jobs
Replies: 11
Views: 2794

RE: Route Strategy Jobs

Try "Network planning" or just "Planning" departments of airlines. However not many ppl get those jobs without prior airline working experience (such as revenue managment, customer service, marketing etc). So best way is to get a job with an airline first (like any job) and then work your way up fro...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Nov 30, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNI Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 1916

RE: UNI Airways

Terminalc is right, <acronym title="Uni Air (Taiwan)">B7</acronym> have a very tight seat pitch on its M90s. Also, the seats are not comfortable (from countless experiences doing <acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym>-<acronym title="Kaohsiung - In...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Nov 30, 2003 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates SIN-MEL Empty
Replies: 36
Views: 5122

RE: Emirates SIN-MEL Empty

Rob, I'm well aware of that not all information is included in the <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym>. However, from what other's have suggested it seems that they've only got it from a "i heard it from someone else" basis. Also, I'm not saying that <acronym title="Emira...

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Nov 30, 2003 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates SIN-MEL Empty
Replies: 36
Views: 5122

Load Does Not Equate To Yield

Guys, we should know better that Load does not equal to Yield!! Full flights aren't necessarily profitable and half empty (or half full, depends how you look at it) flights aren't necessarily un-profitable. Oh and also, for all of you who says <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acr...

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by Air Taiwan
Wed Nov 26, 2003 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL's White Elephant Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 9525

RE: KL's White Elephant Airport

Sq_pilot you're such an extremist. What do you mean by "peace"? Every one of your posts suggest the exact opposite. Please post in a more civilised way. KLIA is my fav airport btw. Been there many times and loooooove the emptyness! It feels like I have the whole airport to myself!! Oh and I love the...

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by Air Taiwan
Wed Nov 26, 2003 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How's Aer Lingus Doing Lately?
Replies: 4
Views: 2111

How's Aer Lingus Doing Lately?

Hi all, Just wondering, for those of you in the know, how's Aer Lingus doing lately? I read somewhere that they're turning themselves into a low cost airline. Does that have any effects on their international ops? And also what's the situation like in Fleet Planning and Network Planning? Thanks heap...

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by Air Taiwan
Fri Nov 21, 2003 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF'S New York Flights
Replies: 40
Views: 5650

RE: QF'S New York Flights

It is the low season now... well shoulder, but it is expected that loads are low

Btw, how's the IFE in the class you were travelling?

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Tue Nov 18, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK To Vienna
Replies: 23
Views: 3134

RE: EK To Vienna

They currently fly freighters to Taipei, would they fly pax to Taipei as well? 3 weekly DXB-TPE using A332s perhaps?

Jimmy

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by Air Taiwan
Sun Oct 26, 2003 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces Airbus A 340-500 Routes
Replies: 51
Views: 12789

RE: Emirates Announces Airbus A 340-500 Routes

I think one of the reasons that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is doing so well recently is that they virtually don't have competition out of <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> and the middle east. Look at <acronym t...

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by Air Taiwan
Wed Oct 08, 2003 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Dream Airline Job.
Replies: 43
Views: 5555

RE: What Is Your Dream Airline Job.

ceo. major regional airline with 1~2 aircraft types. preferrably in the asia-pacific.

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by Air Taiwan
Wed Oct 08, 2003 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air Gets MD90 Back From Uni Air! (photo)
Replies: 4
Views: 4707

RE: EVA Air Gets MD90 Back From Uni Air! (photo)

thanks guys for the info, Mas777, in the past when EVA Air anounce new routes that were to be flown by <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90s, they always make Uni Air fly the routes (eg Hanoi, <acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym>-<acro...

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