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by andrew
Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Trans Pacific Emergency Airports
Replies: 22
Views: 25470

RE: Trans Pacific Emergency Airports

Besides the established internation airports such as <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>, <acronym title="Fairbanks - International (FAI / PAFA), USA - Alaska">FAI</acronym> and <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / H...

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by andrew
Wed Nov 21, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare-birds In SIN For Asean Summit This Week
Replies: 4
Views: 3229

RE: Rare-birds In SIN For Asean Summit This Week

There was an Air China 747-400 Parked in the southern remote bays in front of the CIAS catering centre as well on Monday evening, for the Chinese Premier while he was visiting. About a month ago there was a 747-400 in a very unique grey scheme as well with the Sultan's royal emblem on it. Very cool ...

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by andrew
Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ SIN-SYD A380 Service Begins Oct 28th
Replies: 92
Views: 15697

RE: SQ SIN-SYD A380 Service Begins Oct 28th

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by andrew
Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9V-SFA With New Livery
Replies: 18
Views: 8337

RE: 9V-SFA With New Livery

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by andrew
Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9V-SFA With New Livery
Replies: 18
Views: 8337

RE: 9V-SFA With New Livery

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by andrew
Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ- Is SYD A Larger Market Than LHR And LAX?
Replies: 13
Views: 4360

RE: SQ- Is SYD A Larger Market Than LHR And LAX?

With only 1 plane in the fleet, you can't offer a daily A380 service to London as the flight time for the return journey <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> itself would take approxima...

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by andrew
Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9V-SFA With New Livery
Replies: 18
Views: 8337

RE: 9V-SFA With New Livery

I for one actually like the new larger titling. I saw <acronym title="AMC Aviation (Egypt)">9V</acronym>-SFA take off from Runway 20R this morning and boy, did she look lovely. As for removing the airline logo from the engine nacelles, well, thought they looked pretty nice on the 744, 772, 772ER and...

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by andrew
Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's New International Business Class
Replies: 49
Views: 9952

RE: United's New International Business Class

SQ does that when their flights are pretty badly overbooked, and voluntary offloads will be given a $500 voucher, and hotel accommodation if the embarkation point isn't your home city. I've had friends who've done it and were even given an upgrade to Business Class.

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by andrew
Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi New T3 Website
Replies: 16
Views: 4228

RE: Changi New T3 Website

Hey World Surfer, Freaky. Did you just come in on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> 232 from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>? Was just listening in just now and remember hearing the ground control...

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by andrew
Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi New T3 Website
Replies: 16
Views: 4228

RE: Changi New T3 Website

This was one of the plans from what I heard about a month ago, when they still hadn't finalised the plan yet: 1. <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s operations within Asia (with the exception of Japan), and Africa will remain at <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2...

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by andrew
Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ 777s Clipped Wings At Changi
Replies: 17
Views: 11988

RE: SQ 777s Clipped Wings At Changi

Hey <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> 452, I ride regularly on Changi Coast Road, in fact was just there today doing some laps (trying to get back into shape!). Also always stop at the fence near the threshold to watch the planes come and go before the home stretch. Planes involved ar...

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by andrew
Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Mulling Business Class-Only To LAX, EWR
Replies: 47
Views: 9521

RE: SQ Mulling Business Class-Only To LAX, EWR

My guess is that if they do change the config of the A345 to an all-J layout, it will be during the time that the first A333's arrive. The idea was for the A345 and A333 pilots to be cross-trained. That way the the A345's will not longer need to be dispatched to <acronym title="Jakarta - Internation...

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by andrew
Fri Dec 29, 2006 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ1 SFO-HKG Refuelling In TPE Due To Head Winds
Replies: 80
Views: 16789

RE: SQ1 SFO-HKG Refuelling In TPE Due To Head Wind

I was in a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 744 flying <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak Internati...

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by andrew
Wed Dec 27, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use Of New RWY At SIN Parallel To 02R?
Replies: 13
Views: 4718

RE: Use Of New RWY At SIN Parallel To 02R?

Well it appears that the designers of Changi Airport had some foresight in the expansion of the airport. When Terminal 1 opened in 1981, it's gates were numbered with the prefix C and D for each wing respectively. Then Terminal 2 opened with Gates prefixed E and F. So when terminal 3 opens sometime ...

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by andrew
Tue Dec 26, 2006 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use Of New RWY At SIN Parallel To 02R?
Replies: 13
Views: 4718

RE: Use Of New RWY At SIN Parallel To 02R?

Hey LTU932, Runway 02R/20L as you know it, has been changed to 02C/20C in light of the new runway constructed east of the terminal building on reclaimed land. This runway is currently only for military use. Am not sure about the numbers painted on the new runway, but they are officially marked as 02...

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by andrew
Mon Dec 25, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Downgrading AKL/CHC - No 744 So No F Class?
Replies: 53
Views: 5538

RE: SQ Downgrading AKL/CHC - No 744 So No F Class?

SIN-DXB-CAI is currently served by the 777-300, subfleet registration 9V-SY*

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by andrew
Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin: Top Transatlantic Business Class
Replies: 10
Views: 3881

RE: Virgin: Top Transatlantic Business Class

Pretty amazing that <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s up there despite having only 2 trans-Atlantics a day on the <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJ...

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by andrew
Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Triple Jetbridges!
Replies: 30
Views: 10029

RE: Triple Jetbridges!

By the time the first <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> A380 at <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>, Changi will have 11 gates with triple jetbridges at T1 and <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2</acronym>. And When <acronym t...

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by andrew
Tue Aug 01, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Death On Flight
Replies: 24
Views: 14027

RE: Passenger Death On Flight

There is actually a mini "morgue" on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s fleet of 5 A340-500's, complete with table and refrigeration compartment to keep a body on the ULH flights between <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Ang...

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by andrew
Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Adopts Larger Titling On Planes
Replies: 19
Views: 7177

RE: Singapore Airlines Adopts Larger Titling On Planes

Ummm.... that gold strip on the tail you're talking about is actually Orange, and the yellow logo you're talking about is actually Gold.  Wink

Andrew

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by andrew
Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Thai Airways, SQ And JAL Serve YYZ?
Replies: 14
Views: 5644

RE: Did Thai Airways, SQ And JAL Serve YYZ?

SQ used to serve Toronto with a 747-400, which if I remember correctly, operated <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat (VIE / LOWW), Austria">VIE</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acro...

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by andrew
Mon May 29, 2006 6:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Cockpits Have You Been In - Inflight
Replies: 38
Views: 7896

RE: How Many Cockpits Have You Been In - Inflight

747-200 SQ
747-300 SQ
747-400 SQ, UA
777-200 SQ

Andrew

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by andrew
Tue May 02, 2006 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines To Launch Milan & Barcelona
Replies: 62
Views: 12218

RE: Singapore Airlines To Launch Milan & Barcelona

News article says that flights will start on 19 July. Routing is Singapore - Milan -Barcelona, departing <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> on Mon, Wed and Fri, with the return on Tue, Thu and Sat. No mention of equipment used on the route. <a href="http://www....

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by andrew
Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ New Livery
Replies: 87
Views: 20651

RE: SQ New Livery

The "Kris" is actually the Malay name for a dagger, which has a wavy blade, and so has nothing to do with the logo on the vertical tail. <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s inflight magazine is called the Silver Kris, and their lounges the Silver Kris Lounges. I've don't recall the sy...

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by andrew
Sat Apr 22, 2006 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At YPPH/PER
Replies: 0
Views: 1633

Spotting At YPPH/PER

Hey guys,

Just wondering if there's a spotters' carpark or something of that nature around PER. Many thanks in advance!

Andrew

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by andrew
Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots, What Sunglasses Do You Wear?
Replies: 56
Views: 38177

RE: Pilots, What Sunglasses Do You Wear?

I wear my Rudy Project Radon's for flying, and also for when I'm doing my running and cycling training. They hold on to the head well, and don't interfere with the headsets.

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by andrew
Mon Mar 20, 2006 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Cargo
Replies: 1
Views: 2048

RE: SIA Cargo

There's a link on the SIA Cargo website:

http://www.siacargo.com/schedDownloads.asp

Andrew

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by andrew
Sun Mar 12, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 744 For MASkargo
Replies: 8
Views: 3028

RE: First 744 For MASkargo

The Malay word for the "Cargo" is spelt as "Kargo".

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by andrew
Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A380 At Singapore Airshow
Replies: 18
Views: 4680

RE: SQ A380 At Singapore Airshow

You won't have to contend with the crowds if you go on the trade days. I've been to AA2000 on a trade day and got a chance to actually step into the planes that were on static display, including <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s Learjet 45's used by their flight training school. The...

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by andrew
Mon Jan 23, 2006 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-EWR-SIN On SQ Is A Round-the-world Flight
Replies: 13
Views: 14066

RE: SIN-EWR-SIN On SQ Is A Round-the-world Flight

Hey again, BAW716.

Also check out: http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SIA21. Really cool flight tracker.

Andrew

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by andrew
Mon Jan 23, 2006 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-EWR-SIN On SQ Is A Round-the-world Flight
Replies: 13
Views: 14066

RE: SIN-EWR-SIN On SQ Is A Round-the-world Flight

Hey BAW716, I have a friend who flies on the A345, and he says that more often than not, they fly across the Atlantic before joining up with the normal Europe-Asia airways to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>. Remember the incident where there was a crack in t...

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by andrew
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-EWR-SIN On SQ Is A Round-the-world Flight
Replies: 13
Views: 14066

RE: SIN-EWR-SIN On SQ Is A Round-the-world Flight

SQ 22/21 <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> flies eastwards to take advantage of the tailwinds...

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by andrew
Thu Jan 19, 2006 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Spacebed - Available On All Longhaul Flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 3830

RE: SQ Spacebed - Available On All Longhaul Flights?

You'll get the Spacebed-fitted planes on all your sectors except the the <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> one. They use the regional <acronym title="AMC Aviation (Egypt)">9V</acr...

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by andrew
Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ319 LHR-GYD-SIN (Dep LHR 9 Jan)
Replies: 8
Views: 3467

RE: SQ319 LHR-GYD-SIN (Dep LHR 9 Jan)

Thanks for the info, Mr BA. Which paper did you read it in?

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by andrew
Tue Jan 10, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ319 LHR-GYD-SIN (Dep LHR 9 Jan)
Replies: 8
Views: 3467

RE: SQ319 LHR-GYD-SIN (Dep LHR 9 Jan)

Woah, the flight's updated schedule now also takes it into <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>, so: <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-GYD-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD)...

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by andrew
Tue Jan 10, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ319 LHR-GYD-SIN (Dep LHR 9 Jan)
Replies: 8
Views: 3467

SQ319 LHR-GYD-SIN (Dep LHR 9 Jan)

Seems like <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> 319 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> is making a technical stop in Baku, Azerbaijan. Most, if not all, of the other <acro...

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by andrew
Mon Jan 02, 2006 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle Seat On Longhaul In Economy Best To Sleep?
Replies: 9
Views: 5080

RE: Middle Seat On Longhaul In Economy Best To Sleep?

Not sure about economy, but I know that <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> used to make the middle Raffles Class "Ultimo" seat on the main deck of the 747 an inch wider than the other seats. Not sure if the reason was to compensate the poor guy who's sitting in the middle, I suspect it...

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by andrew
Sun Oct 30, 2005 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You A Top Or Bottom?
Replies: 264
Views: 16898

RE: Are You A Top Or Bottom?

Tried bottoming once before, but it really didn't do anything for me. So like Cathay747, I'm more than happy to be pitching.  Wink

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by andrew
Sun Oct 02, 2005 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Selitar?
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

RE: Singapore Selitar?

The 737's and and A320's are there at Singapore Technologies Aerospace's hangars for configuration changes as they are leased or sold to other airlines. A lot of 737 goes to Air Asia and it's subsidiaries, Thai Air Asia and AWAIR. You'll also see a few 737NG's from lying around from time to time. Th...

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by andrew
Sat Oct 01, 2005 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Selitar?
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

RE: Singapore Selitar?

A couple of flying clubs also operate out of Seletar (WSSL), with premises located close to the southern side of the runway 03/21. They are the Singapore Youth Flying Club, the Singapore Flying Club and the Singapore Flying College, the last being where <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acrony...

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by andrew
Sun Jul 10, 2005 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Picture Of Second A380
Replies: 29
Views: 12728

RE: Picture Of Second A380

The tail that was painted in SQ colours will be installed on MSN 003, as far as I remember.

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by andrew
Wed Jun 16, 2004 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is SQ Doing PR Wise To Hype Up EWR-SIN In US
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

RE: What Is SQ Doing PR Wise To Hype Up EWR-SIN In US

As far as I've can recall, the <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> flights will be trans-polar ...

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by andrew
Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jestar A320's Off To A Bad Start
Replies: 24
Views: 5701

RE: Jestar A320's Off To A Bad Start

I work at Airbus, and we are only handing over the first A320 at a ceremony in Toulouse on 15 June, so it must have been a B717 that went tech.

Andrew

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by andrew
Thu Apr 29, 2004 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin Air Show (ILA) 2004
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

RE: Berlin Air Show (ILA) 2004

I'll be there on Thursday 13 May, work at Airbus and am heading down from Hamburg with a bunch of colleagues. Anyone interested in meeting up, let me know.

best regards,
Andrew

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by andrew
Sun Dec 28, 2003 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rego For SQ 26 On 2 Jan 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 2362

Rego For SQ 26 On 2 Jan 2004

Hey guys, Will be flying out of Singapore for Frankfurt on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> 26 on the night of 2 Jan at 2350 hrs, was wondering if there are any souls out there who know the registration of the aircraft that is scheduled to operate this service? Thanks in advance! And...

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by andrew
Fri Nov 07, 2003 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore's Megatop
Replies: 20
Views: 3690

RE: Singapore's Megatop

BUSTOP! Hahahaha! That just made my day!

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by andrew
Sat Nov 01, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A340-500 On BBC World: FASTTrack
Replies: 6
Views: 4063

RE: SQ A340-500 On BBC World: FASTTrack

I think BBC News 24 is the closest thing you can get to BBC World in the UK, they might screen the documentaries as well. There's a good chance, since while I was over in Birmingham a couple of weeks ago I saw Tim Sebastian's HARDTalk.

And Jonathan, that's a classic. You crack me up, mate!

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by andrew
Sat Nov 01, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A340-500 On BBC World: FASTTrack
Replies: 6
Views: 4063

RE: SQ A340-500 On BBC World: FASTTrack

Can you imagine Jeremy Clarkson doing FASTTrack? That'll be such a craker, I reckon. I can already hear him saying 'This airplane handles like a giraffe'. hahaha!

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by andrew
Fri Oct 31, 2003 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A340-500 On BBC World: FASTTrack
Replies: 6
Views: 4063

SQ A340-500 On BBC World: FASTTrack

For those of you fortunate enough to receive BBC World, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>'s A340-500 will be featured on BBC World's FASTTrack travel documentary at the following times: Saturday 1st November at 0430 GMT Repeated: Sunday 2nd at 0130; Monday 3rd at 2030; Tuesday 4th at ...

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by andrew
Fri Oct 31, 2003 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual SIA Schedule Departing Changi Gate F51
Replies: 13
Views: 4139

RE: Unusual SIA Schedule Departing Changi Gate F51

As a former <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> ground staff member at Changi, I think I can safely say that the 'F' Gates run from F31 to F59. Gates F43 to F49 do no exist. And as for the odd gate numbers between and including F50 and F59, these are used for departures when the aircraf...

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