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by flytuitravel
Thu May 31, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped
Replies: 54
Views: 17191

Re: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped

The 787's are progressively being fitted with crew rests to enable BWN-LHR nonstop, although I'm surprised to hear BWN runway length is an issue. Also- paying royalties to EK for DXB-LHR? I thought DXB was an open traffic rights airport. However, the royalties BI paid to TG for BKK-FRA helped kill ...

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by flytuitravel
Tue May 22, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped
Replies: 54
Views: 17191

Re: Royal Brunei Airlines to launch daily nonstop BWN-LHR service starting from Oct 28, with DXB-LHR to be dropped

NZ321 wrote:
I think this is quite a courageous decision... leave it at that.


I echo this!

Hope this works out for them. Do the 787s have crew rest facilities?

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by flytuitravel
Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carrying A Guitar As Hand Luggage In The UK?
Replies: 5
Views: 3633

RE: Carrying A Guitar As Hand Luggage In The UK?

I think you would have to purchase an extra seat for the guitar and rest it on the floor/against the empty seat. I'm pretty sure that's the policy with Ryanair.... I'm not so sure about other airlines..

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by flytuitravel
Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Announces New Service To IAD
Replies: 133
Views: 22556

RE: EK Announces New Service To IAD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sq_ek_freak" class="quote" target="_blank">sq_ek_freak</a> (<a href="#80" class="quote">Reply 80</a>):<br/><i>Quoting ual777uk (Reply 72): There...

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by flytuitravel
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Downgraded To 3 Stars?
Replies: 89
Views: 20950

RE: Virgin Atlantic Downgraded To 3 Stars?

Regardless of whether VS deserves to be a 3 or 4 star airline, Skytrax is a load of rubbish! They'd rate Nepal Airlines as 5 star if the price was right.

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by flytuitravel
Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Booking With EgyptAir
Replies: 1
Views: 3105

Booking With EgyptAir

I'm thinking of booking a flight with <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym> but I just wanted to get some advice first. I'm not totally sure on how the situation with Egypt is at the minute, but I just wondered what the chances are of the flight getting pulled or something, because I know that they...

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by flytuitravel
Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Royal Brunei B777 BI73 To BNE In Y
Replies: 9
Views: 19659

RE: Royal Brunei B777 BI73 To BNE In Y

Ah its cool to see another RBA report. I'm pretty sure the IFE is the same on the triple 7 as the 767s, I flew them within months of each other and didn't notice any difference. I think they updated the interface slightly, but the content was identical. The SQ seating is kind of disappointing, but I...

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by flytuitravel
Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airliners.net Best Airlines World Award
Replies: 13
Views: 4645

RE: Airliners.net Best Airlines World Award

Favourite World Airlines 1- 2- Emirates 3- Malaysia Airlines Favourite Europe Airlines 1- Cyprus Airways 2- easyJet 3- Thomson Airways Favourite Africa Airlines 1- 2- 3- Favourite Asia Airlines 1- 2- Royal Brunei 3- Malaysia Airlines Favourite North America Airlines 1- 2- 3- Favourite Central Americ...

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by flytuitravel
Thu Jun 03, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Flight By A Mainline Carrier?
Replies: 41
Views: 7946

RE: Shortest Flight By A Mainline Carrier?

Cyprus Airways flies Paphos - Larnaca which is less than 20 minutes

Royal Brunei does Brunei - Kota Kinabalu (40 mins) and I think MH flies this sector as well.

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by flytuitravel
Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Revealing An Underdog: Royal Brunei Business Class
Replies: 55
Views: 35553

RE: Revealing An Underdog: Royal Brunei Business Class

Nice to see such a great review on this airline. Thanks for posting.

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by flytuitravel
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6
Replies: 6
Views: 8232

RE: Airline 6

Yeah, I definitely applied them.

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by flytuitravel
Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6
Replies: 6
Views: 8232

RE: Airline 6

Yeah I chose a design each for business & economy.

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by flytuitravel
Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:24 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6
Replies: 6
Views: 8232

RE: Airline 6

I've assigned the configuration to the aircraft, but there are apparently 0 business seats and 0 economy seats, even though I paid for 18 business seats and set the economy pitch to 32".

It's frustrating because I cant go any further with the game until I get this sorted out.........

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by flytuitravel
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline 6
Replies: 6
Views: 8232

Airline 6

Hi there, I've just bought airline six and keep getting stuck at the aircraft configuration stage. I thought it was all going fine, until I got to scheduling my first flight when I realised that I had no seats.... The thing is I bought 18 business seats and set the seat pitch for the economy seats a...

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by flytuitravel
Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Royal Brunei LHR-BNE-LHR Business Class
Replies: 43
Views: 33625

RE: Royal Brunei LHR-BNE-LHR Business Class

I loved this trip report, thanks for posting! there were some great pics. I wish I was able to take as many from my flight with <acronym title="Royal Brunei Airlines">BI</acronym> last year. I did a report, posted it a while ago from the flight [<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United...

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by flytuitravel
Wed Jul 30, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Yes,the Trijets Do Rule! SIN-BKK-SIN Biman/AirAsia
Replies: 28
Views: 29960

RE: Yes,the Trijets Do Rule! SIN-BKK-SIN Biman/AirAsia

Ahhh gutted I can't get the pics, enjoyed the report nonetheless!

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by flytuitravel
Sat May 17, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Etihad Or Emirates?
Replies: 9
Views: 6719

RE: Etihad Or Emirates?

I would say Etihad based on the fact that they still seem to care about their customers as much as they did when they started out.

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by flytuitravel
Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF A330 Tanker To Offer Chartered Flight Service
Replies: 23
Views: 8298

RE: RAF A330 Tanker To Offer Chartered Flight Service

Hmm I very much doubt the RAF will be chartering capacity to <acronym title="Air 2000 (United Kingdom)">DP</acronym> <acronym title="MyTravel Airways (United Kingdom)">VZ</acronym> and <acronym title="OLD: Britannia Airlines (United Kingdom), NEW: Thomsonfly (United Kingdom)">BY</acronym> any time s...

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by flytuitravel
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Calculating Flight Times
Replies: 4
Views: 3688

Calculating Flight Times

Hi there, [I didn't know if this should be in Tech/Ops so I'll post it here and it can be moved if neccesary] Something thats been bugging me - when an airline starts a new route that no airline flies and they need to know how many hours it will take to fly the route, how on earth do they work it ou...

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by flytuitravel
Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Paint Peeling Off The Tail Of An A/c?
Replies: 9
Views: 4933

RE: Paint Peeling Off The Tail Of An A/c?

I think it depends on the quality of paint or how thick of a layer you put on....maybe someones else can give a more detailed explanation.

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by flytuitravel
Mon Mar 03, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: List Of Longest Flights By Airline
Replies: 51
Views: 13148

RE: List Of Longest Flights By Airline

BI BWN - DXB - LHR

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by flytuitravel
Sun Feb 17, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 9079

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1

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by flytuitravel
Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 9872

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2

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by flytuitravel
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 9872

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2

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by flytuitravel
Thu Feb 14, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 9872

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2

Thanks for all the positive responses guys! Keep them coming!

 Smile

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by flytuitravel
Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 9872

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2

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by flytuitravel
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 9872

Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of my trip report. Thanks for taking the time to have a look! In Part 1, I wrote about the outbound flight ( <b><acronym title="Royal Brunei Airlines">BI</acronym> 098 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - Internationa...

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by flytuitravel
Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 9079

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1

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by flytuitravel
Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 9079

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1

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by flytuitravel
Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 9079

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1

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by flytuitravel
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 9079

RE: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1

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by flytuitravel
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1
Replies: 12
Views: 9079

Summer Trip To Brunei: Part 1

Thanks for taking the time to have a look at my report! Before I start, I'd like to apologise for the quality of some of the pictures. <a href="http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg250/Chemistrylad/PHOT0001.jpg" target=_blank><a href="http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg250/Chemistrylad/PHOT0001.jp...

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by flytuitravel
Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Really Desperate: Return Tickets From Kathmandu
Replies: 14
Views: 3384

RE: Really Desperate: Return Tickets From Kathmand

Maybe you could try Emirates to DXB and then from there to KTM on Nepal Airlines?

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by flytuitravel
Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Club Eurpoe
Replies: 6
Views: 1807

RE: BA Club Eurpoe

You should probably bear in mind that this is an ANA Business Jet plane - not your average BA 737/A320....

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by flytuitravel
Wed Dec 19, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emirates Boss: Global Warming Theory Is Rubbish!
Replies: 136
Views: 10625

RE: Emirates Boss: Global Warming Theory Is Rubbish!

I know people will probably flame me for this but I totally agree with this guy - and I'm part of the next generation of people & don't buy any of this global warming/climate change stuff!

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by flytuitravel
Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei's 777s?
Replies: 11
Views: 4396

RE: Royal Brunei's 777s?

AFAIK they are now only getting the two -ER 772s, god knows where the other two are going. No sign of the 777s arriving at all with all the money problems they have at the moment. Last I heard they were looking for extra 767/A320 to fill the void of the 777 not arriving.

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by flytuitravel
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman To Opt For Boeing
Replies: 35
Views: 10388

RE: Biman To Opt For Boeing

Great news, but where are they getting these "interim" 787s from? On lease?

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by flytuitravel
Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holiday Decorations On Airplanes
Replies: 19
Views: 3552

RE: Holiday Decorations On Airplanes

I know SQ do... or they certainly have done in the past -- not sure about now.

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by flytuitravel
Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Sylhet Announces Its First Route
Replies: 2
Views: 3437

RE: Air Sylhet Announces Its First Route

Always nice to see a new long-haul flight from Luton!
Hopefully this will get off the ground!

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by flytuitravel
Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet At Luton
Replies: 2
Views: 2708

RE: EasyJet At Luton

I don't really know what kind of answer you're looking for but heres what I know... They started at Luton back in 1995 with two 737-200s leased from <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> Airways. Luton was their first base. A few years later they got some used 737-300s and by 1999 they had the...

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by flytuitravel
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Chances For A WestJet Livery?
Replies: 19
Views: 3595

Any Chances For A WestJet Livery?

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by flytuitravel
Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS "new" A340, Where From?
Replies: 36
Views: 10342

RE: SAS "new" A340, Where From?

There should be one or two 343s available when JM stops using them...

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by flytuitravel
Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Scheduled A320 Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 11759

RE: Longest Scheduled A320 Flight

It may be 10h45mins but thats with a stop in between so probably only two 4h30min flights? Surely it would just be like doing 10h45mins worth of intra-european hops, right?

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by flytuitravel
Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA744 Refit Status.
Replies: 8
Views: 2335

RE: BA744 Refit Status.

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by flytuitravel
Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Scrapping One 747-300
Replies: 7
Views: 4119

RE: PIA Scrapping One 747-300

I can't understand why they'd scrap the younger 743 before those old 742s which are probably 10 odd years older, maybe more! I think it may be to do with the 742s being combi versions though.

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by flytuitravel
Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Supplies Engines For Russian/Ukraine Aircraft?
Replies: 4
Views: 3368

RE: Who Supplies Engines For Russian/Ukraine Aircraft?

I know some Tu204s have RB211s made by Rolls-Royce... not sure about the others

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by flytuitravel
Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian News 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2148

RE: Austrian News 2008

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by flytuitravel
Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian News 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2148

RE: Austrian News 2008

Seeing that there are 737s in the timetable, are these leisure flights operated by Lauda or will Austrian start using the 737s in their own colours?

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by flytuitravel
Tue Dec 04, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BE To Gerona
Replies: 9
Views: 2123

RE: BE To Gerona

I'm sure I heard they were also starting NQY - REU
Can anyone confirm this as true or just a rumour and nothing else?

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by flytuitravel
Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kingfisher Rated 5 Star By Skytrax
Replies: 59
Views: 8531

RE: Kingfisher Rated 5 Star By Skytrax

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