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by AMM744
Thu Apr 08, 2004 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QE II To Name Virgin 346 "Queen Of The Sky"
Replies: 29
Views: 7041

RE: QE II To Name Virgin 346 "Queen Of The Sky"

You're probably right there Cwa, they'll be a riot on a.net but lets' be honest, you guys did save our asses.

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by AMM744
Thu Apr 08, 2004 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QE II To Name Virgin 346 "Queen Of The Sky"
Replies: 29
Views: 7041

RE: QE II To Name Virgin 346 "Queen Of The Sky"

I most definitely realize what I'm saying, the 330 does suck but it's the best of a sorry bunch. The <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> A340 is cramped compared to <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> 744's or <acronym title="Amer...

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by AMM744
Sat Mar 20, 2004 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Is Your Favorite "individual" Aircraft?
Replies: 40
Views: 6386

RE: Which Is Your Favorite "individual" Aircraft?

For me it was this, It brought me home to someone I was very much in love with at the time. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/414464/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/414464/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC=...

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by AMM744
Sat Mar 20, 2004 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can´t AF Wash The Planes?
Replies: 60
Views: 9731

RE: Why Can´t AF Wash The Planes?

This is a bullshit topic but it's as funny as hell, some of the comments are truly hilarious. Let's just get a few things in perspective here, 1. <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> aircraft are around 90% pure white so they are bound to attract dirt and grime far quicker than most other liveri...

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by AMM744
Fri Mar 19, 2004 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American, The Biggest But The Worst
Replies: 84
Views: 9049

RE: American, The Biggest But The Worst

"I mean, how myopic can one be? How does one come to be the biggest? Their business growth did not happen by chance. In the past, they must have been doing something right in order to be the biggest." <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is the biggest airline in the world (pax volu...

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by AMM744
Thu Mar 11, 2004 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Could Bring An Airline Back
Replies: 112
Views: 10240

RE: If You Could Bring An Airline Back

THE GREATEST AIRLINE THAT EVER EXISTED. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/475873/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/475873/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/7/8/475873.jpg" ALT="Click here for...

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by AMM744
Wed Mar 10, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best City View Seen From An Aircraft?
Replies: 85
Views: 9223

RE: Best City View Seen From An Aircraft?

SCf158...you're absolutely right, I forgot about Geneva.

Approaching from the west, the site of Mt.Blanc and The rest of the French/Swiss Alps, simply fantastic.

GVA, nice city too.

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by AMM744
Wed Mar 10, 2004 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best City View Seen From An Aircraft?
Replies: 85
Views: 9223

RE: Best City View Seen From An Aircraft?

Sammyhostie. Sorry I couldn't disagree more, can't think of many places more boring (sightwise) than London, when you can see it that is !. The Millennium Dome, your'e kidding right, looks more like a giant flat hamburger just that you might find in London. Las Vegas at Dusk or Night - Awesome, abso...

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by AMM744
Tue Mar 09, 2004 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777: The Wobbling Goblin
Replies: 16
Views: 5723

RE: 777: The Wobbling Goblin

Should have chosen to fly by 744 if you wanted ultimate smoothness.

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by AMM744
Sun Mar 07, 2004 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Image - But There's A Guy On The Taxiway?
Replies: 47
Views: 13750

RE: A380 Image - But There's A Guy On The Taxiway?

Agree that the take off angle is off, it's already banking right.

Maybe the Airbus CGI crew need to take Photoshop lessons !

Ugly Mother too.

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by AMM744
Sun Mar 07, 2004 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For You 747 Lovers Out There..
Replies: 44
Views: 7685

RE: For You 747 Lovers Out There..

P.S The e-brochure is amazing, it smells of hope for the 747 don't you think ?

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by AMM744
Sun Mar 07, 2004 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For You 747 Lovers Out There..
Replies: 44
Views: 7685

RE: For You 747 Lovers Out There..

I think that there are many good and bad arguments here and it's obvious that there are many 747 fans out there, myself included but we have to be realistic. Boeing could pull the plug on the 747 anytime, orders are at an all time low, many operators are switching to twinjets (God Help Us). These ar...

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by AMM744
Sat Mar 06, 2004 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Living Next To The Airport..a Dream Come True?
Replies: 48
Views: 5624

RE: Living Next To The Airport..a Dream Come True?

Well, I'm only 30 miles from LGW.

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by AMM744
Sat Mar 06, 2004 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For You 747 Lovers Out There..
Replies: 44
Views: 7685

RE: For You 747 Lovers Out There..

<b>Cheap and desperate advertising from a company about to see its most popular, profitable and symbolic product end production and leave the market due to the lack of interest from airlines.</b> <b>"Other craft are being produced, but the 747 remains the most capable..."</b> <b>More capable than th...

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by AMM744
Fri Mar 05, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Really A 777 Or A 767? **picture**?
Replies: 68
Views: 11998

RE: Is This Really A 777 Or A 767? **picture**?

Oh for God's sake, it's a freaking 777-200ER.

Anyone who thinks not has no business posting jack shit on a.net


Please end this thread NOW.

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by AMM744
Fri Mar 05, 2004 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW MD-80s
Replies: 29
Views: 3519

RE: NW MD-80s

"If you do a quick search, you will find quite a bit of info. This has come up a lot in the past." Perhaps the understatement of the year...lol. Sorry KYIPpilot, no disrespect to you but this topic has been discussed sooo many times now. By weeks end you can almost sense that someone is going to ask...

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by AMM744
Thu Mar 04, 2004 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Worst Paint Schemes
Replies: 12
Views: 3692

RE: The Worst Paint Schemes

Two threads at the same time,

See United for the prizewinner in this category.

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by AMM744
Thu Mar 04, 2004 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Liveries Reveiled Of Recent Months
Replies: 37
Views: 5315

RE: Worst Liveries Reveiled Of Recent Months

Without a doubt - UNITED'S ugly cheapo eurocopy crap scheme. Really shameful that a market leader (forget the fact that they are in chapter11) could come up with this truly unflattering paint job. The outgoing scheme was very professional looking, even the old 70's/80's scheme was better than this.

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by AMM744
Wed Mar 03, 2004 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funniest Airline Movie?
Replies: 30
Views: 4633

RE: Funniest Airline Movie?

I think your'e going to find that most people will go with

"Airplane"

Still one of the funniest films, the second one wasn't too good though.

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by AMM744
Tue Mar 02, 2004 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Live The 747!
Replies: 40
Views: 5056

RE: Long Live The 747!

Rjpieces - You Got My Vote. I fell in Love with this lady of the skies when I was 11, still very much in Love with her. Q U E E N O F T H E S K I E S <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/516321/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/ope...

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by AMM744
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Livery On 777?
Replies: 51
Views: 6035

RE: Best Livery On 777?

Nice Delta scheme, that and the widget scheme are awesome.

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by AMM744
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best 757 Colors
Replies: 34
Views: 3965

RE: Best 757 Colors

Once again, simple. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/210003/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/210003/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/0/0/210003.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" bord...

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by AMM744
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The Best B747 Colorscheme?
Replies: 29
Views: 7979

RE: Which Airline Has The Best B747 Colorscheme?

Simple <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/336974/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/336974/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/7/9/336974.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width=...

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by AMM744
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Else Hate The A300?
Replies: 43
Views: 6171

RE: Anybody Else Hate The A300?

As much as I'm not fond of Airbus, I thought it was pretty good.

I flew with Swissair (twice, way back in 1991/2) from Heathrow to Geneva but it was very enjoyable, comfortable and quiet.

So, can't say that I hate it.

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by AMM744
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Livery On 777?
Replies: 51
Views: 6035

RE: Best Livery On 777?

For Me it's : <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/334061/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/334061/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/6/0/334061.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0"...

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by AMM744
Fri Feb 27, 2004 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline In The World
Replies: 83
Views: 14242

RE: Best Airline In The World

I bet they have some truly stunning FA's too, polynesian looks and manners, wow what a combination.

Anyone flown on Air Tahiti Nui ?

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by AMM744
Fri Feb 27, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 Technology For New 747
Replies: 75
Views: 10109

RE: 7E7 Technology For New 747

Well, one things for sure

The 747 will always be around

and

The A380 will always be ugly




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by AMM744
Fri Feb 27, 2004 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline In The World
Replies: 83
Views: 14242

RE: Best Airline In The World

"American Airlines -- not only the world's largest, but the world's best" Ssides - you've got to be kidding, as much as I like <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> they are just average at best. He asked for our opinions on "The" best airline not your best 3 or 5. So, if there's onl...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L.A. Suicide Causes Air NZ Flight Cancellation
Replies: 41
Views: 10718

RE: L.A. Suicide Causes Air NZ Flight Cancellation

We've been with ANZ to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and back to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, both ways they were superb, very professional attentive service. A damn good airline and this in...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!
Replies: 86
Views: 19294

RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

The teenyweeny twinjet expansion continues, Where next ? a 757 from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> - <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> perhaps!!! Here'...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Or British Airways
Replies: 26
Views: 10264

RE: Air India Or British Airways

Very sad for <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> I suppose. There was a time not too long ago when <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> would have beaten the pants off <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> or anyone else on the UK - India run at least, not anymore though. Come to thin...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Flight You Have Ever Been On
Replies: 89
Views: 8589

RE: Longest Flight You Have Ever Been On

Virgin 744 - <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>/<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. Approx 10 hours, One Wife, One 18 month old Son, Superb Flight, Great Crew and <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Cost Of The 777 Compared To Its Competitors
Replies: 55
Views: 10393

RE: The Cost Of The 777 Compared To Its Competitors

As usual this thread has digressed to a low level - so let's keep it there.

From a neutral standpoint in the UK (Yes, I know we contribute to Airbus) nevertheless,


Boeing = Rulez.

Airbus = Sucks.


Quite simple really.

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Profitable Major Airline
Replies: 16
Views: 3673

RE: Most Profitable Major Airline

"Northwest has the lowest opperating cost of US legacy carriers" Yes they do, maybe because they fly aircraft that date back to the invention of the wheel... ...just kidding, I love NWA as they've served me very well over the last 14 or so years. Never mind the fact that I might be sitting aboard a ...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleanest And Dirtiest Airliners
Replies: 59
Views: 6926

RE: Cleanest And Dirtiest Airliners

Hirisk

You're not going to get flamed - cause it's the truth.

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleanest And Dirtiest Airliners
Replies: 59
Views: 6926

RE: Cleanest And Dirtiest Airliners

Well, it's pretty obvious that <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> lead the tables for dirt levels, Shame on you <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, you might want to give this some thought before the summer season as this is the time when <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> goes on ...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Attitude & Future
Replies: 7
Views: 2865

RE: Boeing Attitude & Future

LTBEWR

Have to agree with you on most if not all of the points you've raised here.

This is yet another reason why Airbus has surged ahead, Boeing just seems to be lost in the mist.

Indeed, where is the 747 programmed headed ?

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by AMM744
Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies
Replies: 122
Views: 19950

RE: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies

"AMM744- You can't say all Airbus aircraft are ugly, just look at the A320- the best Airbus ever made" Er...I don't think so, the A320 is as ugly as all the other Airbus offerings, it's a weeny piece of crap "All KLM planes... Big fat pale boring blue planes... No elegance, no style, No chic.. very ...

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by AMM744
Mon Feb 23, 2004 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies
Replies: 122
Views: 19950

RE: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies

"For me, it's definitely the L-1011. Looks like a deformed turd"

Ssides - very funny, I never much cared for the L10-11 either, I can actually see the resemblence between a turd and the L10-11 now that you mention it, hehe...

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by AMM744
Mon Feb 23, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies
Replies: 122
Views: 19950

RE: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies

Oh it'll fly alright and fill the skies up with it's gross ugliness.

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by AMM744
Mon Feb 23, 2004 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies
Replies: 122
Views: 19950

RE: Ugliest Airliner To Ever Fly The Skies

Agree with Lan Fanatic on this one, the A380 will definately take the crown away from all the others.

Airbus aircraft in general are butt ugly, the A380 however soars to new heights for ugliness.

Yucko...

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by AMM744
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA DC-9's
Replies: 86
Views: 11879

RE: NWA DC-9's

I hate to do this, having slated this topic but I find myself getting sucked in. We've been flying with NWA from the UK since 1989 and we're more than happy with their service which is as good if not better than most US carriers. I myself have flown extensively in the US with <acronym title="America...

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by AMM744
Sun Feb 22, 2004 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL New Livery..Last Thread! Til 744 Gets Painted!
Replies: 22
Views: 5256

RE: UAL New Livery..Last Thread! Til 744 Gets Painted!

AA787, got my vote there.

AA's scheme is DA business out of all the US carriers, timeless, individual and incedibly sharp especially in the bright sun.

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by AMM744
Sun Feb 22, 2004 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA DC-9's
Replies: 86
Views: 11879

RE: NWA DC-9's

It's not a dumb comment, it's a plea for this insane topic to end once and for all.

NWA will replace their DC-9's when they are ready to. Period.

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by AMM744
Sun Feb 22, 2004 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL New Livery..Last Thread! Til 744 Gets Painted!
Replies: 22
Views: 5256

RE: UAL New Livery..Last Thread! Til 744 Gets Painted!

It's not the best looking livery. Looks like a hybrid between Brittania (Crappy UK Charter), Olympic (Crappy Euro Airline) and other eurocrap airlines. Shameful really, if they'd kept the old tail colours instead of that amateurish scheme on the tail it would look much more dignified. The United fon...

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by AMM744
Sat Feb 21, 2004 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA DC-9's
Replies: 86
Views: 11879

RE: NWA DC-9's

"Hey, we didn't have this topic in a while. It has been maybe a week now..." "And what will replace them?" Can anyone hear that sound...listen carefully, it's a kind of sucking sound... listen again...it's ...the sound of my brain being sucked out by this topic, yet again and again this gets discuss...

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by AMM744
Fri Feb 20, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sir Richard Branson Called The 747 Unattractive
Replies: 67
Views: 9982

RE: Sir Richard Branson Called The 747 Unattractive

Just by saying that this is not a B vs A post means that it is.

The 747 is the most graceful and beautiful aircraft ever in my opinion, Concorde on the other hand was UGLY...and as for the A340, well that's another story, the 500's and 600's look just too awkward.

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by AMM744
Thu Feb 19, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Best Looking Stewardesses
Replies: 32
Views: 20322

RE: The Best Looking Stewardesses

Yes, she does look rather nice. The best looking <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> I ever saw was on a Alitalia Flight from <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, she was ama...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 18, 2004 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAs Most Profitable Routes To Europe
Replies: 22
Views: 4390

RE: AAs Most Profitable Routes To Europe

AA's most profitable runs into Europe are <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Cal...

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by AMM744
Wed Feb 18, 2004 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Airline With The Most Expensive Economy Class
Replies: 8
Views: 8116

RE: The Airline With The Most Expensive Economy Class

I'd say BA, they always seem to beat everyone for prices (higher than anyone else) from the UK anyways.

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