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by LHRlocal
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of 8/2019 DC-6 Crash
Replies: 32
Views: 7799

Re: Video of 8/2019 DC-6 Crash

Well, everything i can see there looks absolutely perfectly safe...

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by LHRlocal
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 39513

Re: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019

Just noticed that the HiFly A380 flew CDG - TNR (Madagascar) yesterday (30th June).
I have no further info at hand - anyone know who this was for?
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion
Replies: 247
Views: 34788

Re: JAL longhaul LCC = ZIPAIR

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl ... ry-457425/

Like the fuselage but the tail is something i would expect to see on a James Bond villains aircraft i think.

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Another link to the livery,
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl ... ry-457425/

Like the fuselage but the tail is something i would expect to see on a James Bond villains aircraft i think.

LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France
Replies: 67
Views: 10353

Re: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France

Well, they didn't last long, Surely this is too joon?....

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by LHRlocal
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 24450

Re: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft

ikolkyo wrote:
Everyone was expecting this one, they had to take a minimum of 40 A221’s.


Why is that exactly? Scope clause related or something else?

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by LHRlocal
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up
Replies: 59
Views: 11052

Re: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up

Good luck.

"He also says lost luggage and supplies will be a thing of the past."

Uh huh, sure.

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by LHRlocal
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR
Replies: 101
Views: 19749

Re: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR

There are now devices that attach to peoples cars that prevent the car from starting if you have alcohol on your breath, kind of like a breathalyzer hard wired into your car. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/eu-car-breathalyser-alcolocks-drink-driver-deaths-alcohol-accidents-european-...

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by LHRlocal
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 45674

Re: HiFly A380 after a successful Summer

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ne-451818/

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SomebodyInTLS wrote:
Has the damaged cowling been fixed yet?


Yes it was fixed around 11th September.
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ne-451818/

LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Thu May 03, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Test topic for airport codes on the forum ** Input needed **
Replies: 140
Views: 15108

Re: Test topic for airport codes on the forum ** Input needed **

I'm not entirely sure what i'm supposed to be seeing (if anything), but i see nothing different when browsing this forum, i'm guessing an airport description is supposed to pop up when hovering over an airport code? If so - nothing showing for me.
Google Chrome on Desktop PC.
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 113
Views: 31343

Re: HiFly NOT adding second hand A380s?

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1390111
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Maybe they decided on A330-900 instead?
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1390111
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by LHRlocal
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to bid for Alitalias jet fleet (Short & Long haul)
Replies: 20
Views: 8190

Ryanair to bid for Alitalias jet fleet (Short & Long haul)

Ryanair to bid for Alitalis Jet Fleet (Short & Long haul), see link: http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ryanair-to-bid-for-alitalias-jets-oleary-440746/ Wants to take over leases (re-negotiated) No interest in turboprop fleet Keep Alitalia brand (possibly) Deal unlikely-ish due to competi...

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by LHRlocal
Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chilean airline wet leases 757s from Icelandair to serve routes to... Venezuela
Replies: 37
Views: 7619

Re: Chilean airline wet leases 757s from Icelandair to serve routes to... Venezuela

I thought Icelandair were short of frames and need extra lift?

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by LHRlocal
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC9-87 Fire Protection Aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 2232

Re: DC9-87 Fire Protection Aircraft

Awesome video, must of been great to see for real. I hope those people's homes are saved. Doesn't matter about the designation really.

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by LHRlocal
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cool webcam at Prague Airport....
Replies: 5
Views: 1883

Re: Cool webcam at Prague Airport....

That's pretty cool, thanks for the share.
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by LHRlocal
Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is this plane?
Replies: 13
Views: 3398

Re: What Is this plane?

Boeing 797 confirmed!

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by LHRlocal
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Microburst Gives Tow Planes Unwanted Send Off-Video
Replies: 8
Views: 4315

Re: Microburst Gives Tow Planes Unwanted Send Off-Video

Thats nuts!

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by LHRlocal
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CIrcular runways concept
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: CIrcular runways concept

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1357935&p=19450413&hilit=circular#p19450413
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Check this post out, already being discussed i believe:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1357935&p=19450413&hilit=circular#p19450413
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by LHRlocal
Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA announces 7 new routes from MAN
Replies: 38
Views: 10798

Re: BA announces 7 new routes from MAN

I recall that BA started a bunch of leisure routes from Stansted with their LCY 190s on the weekends a year or 2 ago. Are these Manchester routes replacing the Stansted ones or in addition?

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by LHRlocal
Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)
Replies: 63
Views: 19803

Re: List of busiest airports in Europe (2016)

#8 on the list London Gatwick, 43 million odd passengers. One runway. I still think that is truly staggering & somewhat amazing.
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane crash near Myanmar?
Replies: 5
Views: 1826

Re: Plane crash near Myanmar?

http://news.sky.com/story/unidentified- ... r-10634935
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Its on the UK Sky news website as 'Unidentified plane crashes near Myanmar', very sketchy details. Hope all are safe.
http://news.sky.com/story/unidentified- ... r-10634935

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by LHRlocal
Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remnants of old terminals
Replies: 106
Views: 21025

Re: Remnants of old terminals

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croydon_Airport
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Croydon Airport in London, Terminal building still exists on Purley Road with a de Havilland Heron outside it. It is now a visitor centre i believe. There is also 400m of runway left nearby.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croydon_Airport

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by LHRlocal
Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY to announce new int'l carrier: Update: BA announces LHR-MSY
Replies: 212
Views: 28500

Re: MSY to announce new int'l carrier: local papers think BA to LON

Its like being back at school and listening to petty squabbles in the playground.

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by LHRlocal
Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap
Replies: 78
Views: 15803

Re: PHL BA-AA Fleet Swap

IIRC = If i remember correctly :)
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by LHRlocal
Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai A350 overrun the runway at HKT
Replies: 93
Views: 22248

Re: Thai A350 overrun the runway at HKT

Pretty sure the pilots said afterwards....'Ahhhhhh Phuket'
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Uzbekistan 787 is here
Replies: 33
Views: 5640

Re: First Uzbekistan 787 is here

Will definitely make me stop and look at it when it passes over my house.LHRlocal. That's a low threshold.... After decades of planespotting I still look at each LH 737 when it passes over my house..... ;-) Ha i know what you mean, i always give them a glance, but i will probably give this one a pr...

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by LHRlocal
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Uzbekistan 787 is here
Replies: 33
Views: 5640

Re: First Uzbekistan 787 is here

I actually really like it. Bold colours, certainly is something a bit different in the world of Euro White, and for this fact alone they should be applauded for going with it. Will definitely make me stop and look at it when it passes over my house.
LHRlocal.

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by LHRlocal
Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 735
Views: 171812

Re: Go around central at Dubai

Hope everyone is ok :(
Emirates.com is down at the moment

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by LHRlocal
Wed May 18, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cairo West: Cairo's Second International Airport
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

RE: Cairo West: Cairo's Second International Airport

Well, i got to this bit and decided it's too much information for me to handle before lunchtime on a Wednesday: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/directorguy" class="quote" targe...

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by LHRlocal
Thu May 12, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A320 And 777 Collision During Taxi At CDG
Replies: 19
Views: 14560

RE: AF A320 And 777 Collision During Taxi At CDG

Obviously all A320 and 777 aircraft are unsafe. There should be a worldwide grounding of all active fleets with immediate effect....

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by LHRlocal
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Video Background Ad
Replies: 44
Views: 1472

RE: Video Background Ad

I agree, these adds are truly awful, i don't seem to recollect coming across this type of thing anywhere else. I love airliners.net but this is really taking the shine off of it for me.
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KEF Q1 2016 Passengers Statistics, +36,8%
Replies: 10
Views: 2037

RE: KEF Q1 2016 Passengers Statistics, +36,8%

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Maybe it is time to start flights to Latin Ameri...

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by LHRlocal
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tatl Narrow-bodies
Replies: 31
Views: 10825

RE: Tatl Narrow-bodies

I seem to remember Sun Country <acronym title="Sun Country Airlines (USA)">SY</acronym> flying 737s across the pond fairly recently. <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / E...

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by LHRlocal
Wed Mar 09, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR Converts Only B737-700 To Corporate Jet
Replies: 33
Views: 11922

RE: FR Converts Only B737-700 To Corporate Jet

Link to Article on Sky News: <a href="http://news.sky.com/story/1656626/ryanair-for-hire-as-corporate-jet-launched" target="_blank">http://news.sky.com/story/1656626/ry...for-hire-as-corporate-jet-launched</a> Aiming it at sports teams, travel groups as well as business customers. Prices, Ryanair sa...

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by LHRlocal
Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dornier Seawings Starts Seastar Series Production
Replies: 4
Views: 2337

RE: Dornier Seawings Starts Seastar Series Production

Dornier Seawings Starts Seastar Series Production

Well there's an early Thursday morning tongue twister for you!

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by LHRlocal
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 Hits Jet Bridge At MIA
Replies: 112
Views: 36602

RE: BA A380 Hits Jet Bridge At MIA

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OMG i can't believe this has happened! Ground all A380s until they fix all problems! Dangerous plane to fly in now!

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by LHRlocal
Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 356
Views: 83204

RE: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

Congratulations to all involved!
That is a beautiful aircraft and i wish her much success.
Hope to see some in the sky's of Europe soon.

LHRlocal.

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by LHRlocal
Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Int Airlines 1st CS100 Hit Paint Shop (pic)
Replies: 35
Views: 17213

RE: Swiss Int Airlines 1st CS100 Hit Paint Shop (pic)

I actually read the thread title literally. Expected to see a CS100 wingtip embedded in a paintshop wall or something....Nice looking plane though  

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by LHRlocal
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY To Start AUH-BOM A380 Service From May 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3172

RE: EY To Start AUH-BOM A380 Service From May 2016

Did / Do Qatar send the A380 & A319 to LHR? (Also 777)
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air 747 Engine Parts Falls Off On Take Off
Replies: 35
Views: 20121

Mahan Air 747 Engine Parts Falls Off On Take Off

Link to article on Sky News: Not 100% clear if this was all of the engine or part of the #3 engine. Mahan air 747 take off from Mehrabad Plane parts hit the fuselage on separation. Landed safetly afer incident. <a href="http://news.sky.com/story/1570057/part-of-planes-engine-falls-off-in-mid-air" ta...

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by LHRlocal
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack Of Firefighting Equipment Closing Airports?
Replies: 5
Views: 1964

RE: Lack Of Firefighting Equipment Closing Airports?

I remember a thread on here a few months ago about the International airport in Windhoek/Namibia closing for a certain amount of time due to lack of Fire Fighting equipment.

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by LHRlocal
Wed Sep 16, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beluga XL Achieves Design Freeze
Replies: 43
Views: 19343

RE: Beluga XL Achieves Design Freeze

So - will the current A300 Belugas remain in service or be retired?

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by LHRlocal
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaga Airport Flooding
Replies: 13
Views: 7303

RE: Malaga Airport Flooding

Thats crazy! Almost looks like a seaplane ready to depart!
LHRlocal

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by LHRlocal
Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Flap Found In La Réunion - Part 4
Replies: 141
Views: 54455

RE: MH370 Flap Found In La Réunion - Part 4

So sky news are reporting an aircraft window has also be found on Reunion:

http://news.sky.com/story/1531097/pl...dow-found-near-mh370-flaperon-site

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by LHRlocal
Fri Jul 31, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STN-MCO Starts Today
Replies: 22
Views: 9829

RE: STN-MCO Starts Today

Yep - were off on Sunday to Miami and driving up to Orlando - this is the only time of year we can go as a family for 3 weeks. I've been in the past in August, i get the weather part of it - but it all adds to the experience  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smili...

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by LHRlocal
Mon Jun 08, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 - Twenty Years In Service
Replies: 98
Views: 17453

RE: Boeing 777 - Twenty Years In Service

I remember seeing the first 777 on some kind of tour for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>/Boeing (it was in <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> colours) the first time it visited <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, must of been '95 or...

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by LHRlocal
Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-8 G-ZBJA Extended Gear Down On Departure
Replies: 22
Views: 20012

RE: 787-8 G-ZBJA Extended Gear Down On Departure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BLRAviation" class="quote" target="_blank">BLRAviation</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Was this on May 27th or on June 1,...

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by LHRlocal
Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-8 G-ZBJA Extended Gear Down On Departure
Replies: 22
Views: 20012

RE: 787-8 G-ZBJA Extended Gear Down On Departure

Well, that explains that then, i was driving back down the <acronym title="Avioimpex (Former Macedonia)">M4</acronym> towards Heathrow at about 1.45pm ish and saw this, i noticed it because it was alot lower that normal then clocked the gear was still down, reasoned it must of been a go-around - but...

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by LHRlocal
Thu May 21, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch Govt Blocks ME3 Expansion At AMS
Replies: 127
Views: 22691

RE: Dutch Govt Blocks ME3 Expansion At AMS

There's another thread on here at the moment stating how well the Dubai route is doing for <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>/KL <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6401975" target="_blank">AF/KL: Dubai Is "Working Pretty Well" (?)</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profi...

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