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by Amir
Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 19 People Die In Nepal Plane Crash
Replies: 15
Views: 12469

19 People Die In Nepal Plane Crash

Hi, Any confirmation about the Registration and nature of trip? i.e. was it one of the Everest Sightseeing flight or was it a scheduled flight?

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Siberia Is Green. PKC-VVO-OVB-PRG With S7
Replies: 30
Views: 15637

RE: Siberia Is Green. PKC-VVO-OVB-PRG With S7

Hi, Thanks for this unique trip Report! <acronym title="Siberia Airlines (Russian Federation)">S7</acronym> flight <acronym title="Novosibirsk - Tolmachevo (OVB / UNNT), Russia">OVB</acronym> <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> is it nonstop? you mentioned the...

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by Amir
Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

RE: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

Hi Mark,

sorry about the pix, but actually they show as tiny dots in the space lines between the text phrases, try again.

Thanks and best regards
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Jan 08, 2008 6:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

RE: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

Hi Martial,

the only flights i know of are the visa change flights between DXB and Qeshem.
Best regards
Amir

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by Amir
Thu Jan 03, 2008 5:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

RE: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

Hi Dave, as a fact taking Photos at airports in Iran is not allowed and you have to be carefull and try to make friends with the people then you have better chances to take photos. So its not for granted but sometimes possible. In Qeshm i was surprised myself since while quickly taking a picture i d...

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by Amir
Wed Jan 02, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

RE: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

Hi to <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym> UK-Dispatcher! FYI if you plan to go to Qeshm and continue, it might be an option to consider travelling by ferry from Qeshm to nearby Bandar Abbas and take some flights from over there. The pas...

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by Amir
Wed Jan 02, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

RE: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

hi to all, somehow iam having difficulties with including pictures on my posting. if you dont see them click the small points in the first reply to my original trip report,
Sorry for trouble
Best regards Amir

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by Amir
Wed Jan 02, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

RE: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

Hi, somehow the pictures i added are not showing, i will try again! <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=2 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=1708&filename=phpCml6KA.jpg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/1708/phpCml6KA.jpg" ALT="Big versio...

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by Amir
Wed Jan 02, 2008 6:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm
Replies: 14
Views: 12822

Off The Beaten Track: Fars Air Qeshm

Hi and happy new year to all of you! The purpose of this trip was to fly the YAK-42 which I never went on before. There is one operator fying into dubai with this bird: Fars Air Qeshm. Background: Since 85% of people in Dubai are foreigners, most of them need to exit and re-enter the country for ren...

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by Amir
Thu Dec 27, 2007 12:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iran Air B747SP Transatlantic DAM-CCS [+pics/vids]
Replies: 69
Views: 34584

RE: Iran Air B747SP Transatlantic DAM-CCS [+pics/vids]

Thanks for this nice trip report! awaiting to read the Cubana one  Smile
Best regards
Amir

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by Amir
Fri Nov 10, 2006 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MP Of New BKK A/P? Spotting In BKK
Replies: 1
Views: 5047

MP Of New BKK A/P? Spotting In BKK

Dear all, i will be in <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> within the next two weeks. It wil be the first visit to the new Airport. 1.Is there a website with a detailed map of the airport other than the funy ones on dispay at the official sites....

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by Amir
Tue Nov 07, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Spotting Around The New BKK Airport?
Replies: 1
Views: 10428

Spotting Around The New BKK Airport?

Hi there! Does any one know if there are good spotting possibilities (not through the glass!) at the new <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> Airport? Are there places which can be reached without climbing over fences… lol <img src="/discuss...

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by Amir
Wed Sep 20, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting At BKK Airport?
Replies: 5
Views: 7395

Spotting At BKK Airport?

Dear all,
any information if the new BK kAirport (Suvarnbhami) will have a open deck for visitors with possibility to take photos of landing/Ramp area?

Is there a general ban of plane photgraphy in Thailand?

Thanks for any hint!
Brgds Amir

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by Amir
Sat Mar 11, 2006 7:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iran And Dubai: 707! 727 Plus Alitalia
Replies: 33
Views: 12346

RE: Iran And Dubai: 707! 727 Plus Alitalia

Hi Servaas,

Thanks for this nice report! really great and now am even more determind to repeat the trip of last year! I have to fly the old lady again (707)...

Thanks again and best regards from DXB
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ramp Access At BKK Don Munang A/P
Replies: 1
Views: 2172

Ramp Access At BKK Don Munang A/P

Dear all, some time ago it was possible to have a Photo Permit at <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> Don Munag Airport and to have a limited ramp access. Does any one know if this service is still available and what are the conditions/Details? t...

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by Amir
Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting And Aviation At Changi/SIN
Replies: 1
Views: 3229

Spotting And Aviation At Changi/SIN

Dear all, planning to be in <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> on 10/11 January. How is the airport for spotting? have checked the chnangi official site but it seems all possible spotting areas are glassed. Any usefull tips/ links? Are there any Plane/Aviation ...

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by Amir
Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH744 Economy Class - Worst In It's Class!
Replies: 78
Views: 10712

RE: LH744 Economy Class - Worst In It's Class!

Hi to all, i am doing an average of 10 Economy legs with <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> launghaul every year. Alone last month i flew 8 Sectors of min. 7 hours each with <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> 744 and A343 all in economy. Overall a very well established ...

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by Amir
Sat Oct 29, 2005 11:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Syrianair B727-200, AUH-DAM [+ Pics]
Replies: 16
Views: 15753

RE: Syrianair B727-200, AUH-DAM [+ Pics]

Hi, thanks for this nice report! i flew with this bird many time some 15 years ago.... it is one of <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym>#s initial three 727 delivered in 1976 to <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym> directly. By the way, if you want to contact me (iam livi...

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by Amir
Mon Oct 17, 2005 5:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran
Replies: 35
Views: 9007

RE: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran

Dear all, i am currently in Shiraz/Iran (Internet facility in a 3 Star Hotel...) and yesterday i flew from Shiraz-THR-Shiraz with Iran Air Tours Tu-154 (two flights to remeber....) while in THR i managed to get the current Saha Schedule which i will be advising once back in Dubai in two days time. B...

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by Amir
Sun Oct 02, 2005 4:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran
Replies: 35
Views: 9007

RE: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran

Hi Beaucaire, yes the visa applies for german passport holders (actually we went with this passport!). As for Syria, you were lucky. You can get a Visa upon arrival only in case of groups exceeding 7 or 8 Pax. There are exceptions but i wouldn't bet on this.Therefore recommend to arrange in advance....

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by Amir
Sat Oct 01, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran
Replies: 35
Views: 9007

RE: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran

Hi Servaas, yes, it applies also for Dutch citizens. However be careful, this facility is only available when arriving at one of the following airports: - Tehran both Mehrabad and IKA - Isfahan - Shiraz - Tabriz - Mashhad Cost is USD 50, you need one Photo and confirmed return Ticket. Visa is not ex...

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by Amir
Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Constellation! RG MD-11, Emb-120 And More (pics)
Replies: 12
Views: 10718

RE: Constellation! RG MD-11, Emb-120 And More (pics)

Hi Servaas, long time no hear!
Great report and possibly oneof the last chances to fly a Super Connie!

Great!
Thanks a lot
Amir

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by Amir
Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran
Replies: 35
Views: 9007

RE: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran

Hi Sam, Well there are a dozen of Nationalities that get a 7-Days visa upon arrival . The Cost is USD 50,- and you can get at around 10 Airports. Any specific nationality you want me to check for you? Take care Amir P.S i am heading to Shiraz (but this time to see some old ancient stuff other than a...

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by Amir
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran
Replies: 35
Views: 9007

Saha 707 + Aseman 727 Trip To Iran

Dear all, The following trip report is by far the most exciting one in years, for both me and Fly-K. After many attempts we finally did it! We flew with one of probably three of the last 707 in regular passenger service worldwide. Since more than a year we were trying to get on Board Saha's Air 707 ...

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by Amir
Tue Sep 06, 2005 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dusseldorf - New Daily Longhaul Flight!
Replies: 126
Views: 13059

RE: Dusseldorf - New Daily Longhaul Flight!

Hi, the only info i got is that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is increasing to Double Daily <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany...

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by Amir
Wed Aug 31, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!
Replies: 24
Views: 7071

RE: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!

Hi Ryan,

most welcome  Smile
Once you have your plans you can email me: [email protected]
I could also help with domestic land arrangements (contacts to Travel Agents) and maybe i will be there myself!

Best regards
Amir

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by Amir
Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!
Replies: 24
Views: 7071

RE: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!

Hi Ryan, The Domestic network of Syrian air (RB) is focused on three city pairs. DAM-ALP with almost 3-4 Daily flts. DAM-KAC (Kamishli) currently 11 flts/Week and around 3 to 4 weekly tris to Deir Al Zor (DEZ mostly en-route to/from KAC). All schedules are published in the GDS and amazingly they mos...

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by Amir
Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Algerie ALG-BEY-DXB A330-202
Replies: 27
Views: 33314

RE: Air Algerie ALG-BEY-DXB A330-202

Thanks for this nice report!

I like: the smoking and air freshner..... the most!

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Sun Aug 28, 2005 8:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!
Replies: 24
Views: 7071

RE: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!

Hi Tristar,

why out of reach? get yourself a visa and fly to DAM and do the trip and some sightgeeing along. Sep,/Oct are the best months.

Gruss
Amir

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by Amir
Sun Aug 28, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!
Replies: 24
Views: 7071

RE: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!

Attn. Kevin: Yes, its the same plane, it has been there so quite some time. And the Typo is great isn't it!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> No idea how long the Tu-134 will be in service but i guess at least for a couple of years considering that they just refur...

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by Amir
Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!
Replies: 24
Views: 7071

A Rather Fancy Trip: Syrianair Tupolev 134!

Dear all, After a long time iam writing a trip report about one remarkable sector with Syrian Air's <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym>-134 which I hope you will find interesting. Thanks to a friends sharp attention he found out about two weekly trips from Damascus to Aleppo (the second...

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by Amir
Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EK C/Cl. A345 + Etihad C/Cl. FRA-AUH (Rather Long)
Replies: 3
Views: 7691

EK C/Cl. A345 + Etihad C/Cl. FRA-AUH (Rather Long)

Dear all, i just had the delight of flying on <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>'s new business class from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> to <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> ...

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by Amir
Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Airlines Vice President Slams Own Crew!
Replies: 76
Views: 17647

RE: Emirates Airlines Vice President Slams Own Crew!

Hi to all, living in <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> and flying with emirates around 20-30 Sectors a year in addition to other airlines, i can also confirm that the Service level is going done. But does this really surprise us: - the airline is...

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by Amir
Thu Apr 07, 2005 1:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Zurich Observation Deck
Replies: 4
Views: 3835

RE: Zurich Observation Deck

Hi Konstantin,
unfortunatly not. Just with LX which is fine as long as it doesnt rain....
 Smile

Brgds

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by Amir
Wed Apr 06, 2005 8:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Zurich Observation Deck
Replies: 4
Views: 3835

Zurich Observation Deck

Hi,
is the famous ZRH Deck still available these days?

Thanks

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by Amir
Wed Dec 31, 2003 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saha Air 707
Replies: 4
Views: 3301

Saha Air 707

Hi

Saha Air is still operating a Pax 707 (EP-SHE) and seen many times in SHJ.
Any information if this bird is still flying scheudle/non schedule flights?

Thanks and happy new year to all
Amir

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by Amir
Fri Dec 19, 2003 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa A346 Enters Commercial Service
Replies: 15
Views: 4593

RE: Lufthansa A346 Enters Commercial Service

Hi, actually the passengers of the first flight were surprised by a 'Gate-Party' prior to Dep in <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> .Senior <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>-Management including the <acronym title="VASP (Brazi...

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by Amir
Mon Dec 08, 2003 10:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Stolen By Syrian Air!
Replies: 32
Views: 5426

RE: Photo Stolen By Syrian Air!

Hi,

Even if this might be a surprise to many of the 'Western' Members here, even in Syria there are tight rules about Copyrightissues. But this is not the point. The point is that you need to register the photos exactly as Chrisair said.

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Fri Dec 05, 2003 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA Will Anounce BEY-GRU Soon
Replies: 113
Views: 7441

RE: MEA Will Announce BEY-GRU Soon

Enshpeses Vatche! I do hope that <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> will not realize this route! as i think they will hardly make money with it, or rather it will be a high risky route. <acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym> shall not fall in the trap many s...

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by Amir
Fri Dec 05, 2003 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Nepal International?
Replies: 2
Views: 2690

RE: Air Nepal International?

Hi PiedmontGirl: DO you have more info on this carrier?

Thanks

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by Amir
Fri Dec 05, 2003 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Nepal International?
Replies: 2
Views: 2690

Air Nepal International?

Hi, have heard about a new nepalese carrier due to start operation on January 2004: Air Nepal international with two Planes: A310-300, with flights from <acronym title="Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International (KTM / VNKT), Nepal">KTM</acronym> to BOM, DEL, BLR, DOH, <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown...

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by Amir
Wed Dec 03, 2003 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Air Starting Beirut - Vienna
Replies: 17
Views: 4108

RE: Syrian Air Starting Beirut - Vienna

Hi <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Re your question about why <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> operates so many flights to/from DAM. The reason is not as the east EU destinations. It is simply because <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> has very fast connex e...

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by Amir
Tue Dec 02, 2003 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Air Starting Beirut - Vienna
Replies: 17
Views: 4108

RE: Syrian Air Starting Beirut - Vienna

Marhaba! The Code-share agreement of <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> and <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym> was not the intention of <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym>. <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> wanted to add more frequencies to <acr...

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by Amir
Thu Oct 30, 2003 9:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Frankfurt-Beirut Vv. On Middle East Airlines (MEA)
Replies: 24
Views: 10712

Thanks Thomas

A nice report!
I have been in Lebanon several times and the last visit was on October 16th 2003 , unfortunately i had only limited time and only visited Baalbak (a must!) and came by road from DAM.

Best regads
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Aug 12, 2003 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Fly CPH-Basra!
Replies: 38
Views: 5666

RE: SAS To Fly CPH-Basra!

I hope SAS will utilize their traffic rights soon! After all, all the Airlines granted rights to Basra are pro US countries! what a coinsidence..... Basra does have a good potentail of traffic. In the past it hardly had any international flights but now with the Situation in Irak and the closed Airp...

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by Amir
Tue Aug 12, 2003 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian To Order A320/A321 Or B737-800
Replies: 3
Views: 5400

RE: Royal Jordanian To Order A320/A321 Or B737-800

Hi Jeremiah,

logically RJ might be better off keeping the Airbus lane. But and don't underestimate this, in the current political situation they might get under political pressure to consider Boeing.
Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Aug 11, 2003 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss To Soon Join OneWorld Alliance
Replies: 30
Views: 6162

Attn. Elal106

So, <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym> will get the ailing company. Attn. elal106: since you seem to have such great conections (also reading through your profile) please get us the next balance sheet of Swiss before it get's official....... Some people around need to grow up. Be...

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by Amir
Thu Jul 24, 2003 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa And PIA Considering Guangzhou
Replies: 7
Views: 2731

RE: Lufthansa And PIA Considering Guangzhou

Hi Airmale!
where did you get this info from?

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Thu Jul 17, 2003 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A330 Lifts Record Breaking Cargo Load
Replies: 7
Views: 3709

RE: Emirates A330 Lifts Record Breaking Cargo Load

Hi,
well 28 tons in a A330-200 is quite much!
During my times at the airport we managed to get 21 Tons in the Belly of an A300-600 plus the luggage of about 140 Pax. The block flight time for the flight was 5 hours.

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Jun 17, 2003 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA To Sao Paolo?
Replies: 16
Views: 2420

RE: MEA To Sao Paolo?

Hi, I agree with you that the yields could be higher than the terrible low ones from Canada to BEY. However it will be a matter of their long range strategy. If there is non it will be nonsense to start with one long range destination. It would be great to have some long range dest. with decent feed...

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