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by Ire2008
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Turkish 747-8i order
Replies: 93
Views: 26289

Possible Turkish 747-8i order

http://sabahdai.ly/OzN3M7
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Saw a news article this morning about possible 747 order by Turkish. Just thought I'd put this out there :) would be nice to see.

http://sabahdai.ly/OzN3M7

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by Ire2008
Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 16/15: Flying From Strength To Strength!
Replies: 200
Views: 23402

RE: Irish 16/15: Flying From Strength To Strength!

Anybody know why Etihad from Oct 6th, have a 777 instead of the A330? Coming into high season for them or? Will be travelling with them and flight got upgraded to a 777, looking forward to it

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/13: Up There Where The Air Is Clear ...
Replies: 206
Views: 26128

RE: Irish 10/13: Up There Where The Air Is Clear ...

I searched for Nov this year, €500 rtn to LA or EIs €439 one way, whats better value lol EI will have to reduce them prices

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/13: Up There Where The Air Is Clear ...
Replies: 206
Views: 26128

RE: Irish 10/13: Up There Where The Air Is Clear ...

Really good fares ex <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to NY and <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>, €400 and €500 respectively, The A380 to <ac...

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by Ire2008
Sat May 11, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/13: Airborne Dreaming
Replies: 247
Views: 29867

RE: Irish 6/13: Airborne Dreaming

Flew to <acronym title="Southend - Rochford (SEN / EGMC), United Kingdom">SEN</acronym> yesterday on the new ATR72-600. Had never been on a prop before. Must say hugely impressed! Felt like more legeoom than airbuses. Comfortable enough seats for 1 to 1.5hr flights. Friendly crew and the smallest, e...

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by Ire2008
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/13: Airborne Dreaming
Replies: 247
Views: 29867

RE: Irish 6/13: Airborne Dreaming

Random question again, but im looking for information on rough operating costs per hour for narrowbody planes eg 737, 757 and A321 preferably. Have done some seatching but cant seem to find anything more up to date than the year 2000. Any help would be greatly appreciated for a college assignment. T...

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by Ire2008
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/13: Climbing Through The Turbulence
Replies: 226
Views: 23245

RE: Irish 5/13: Climbing Through The Turbulence

And heres for a follow up question, to which I dont know if anyone knows! Why didnt they select the 727 or L10-11 or any other aircraft that were available. Surely at the time of switching to airbus, huge switching costs would have been incurred as a result. It must have been an extremely good deal ...

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by Ire2008
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/13: Climbing Through The Turbulence
Replies: 226
Views: 23245

RE: Irish 5/13: Climbing Through The Turbulence

Can I just ask a random question, dont know if anybody knows! Did EI ever look at the DC-9 or MD-80? And also since they had the 747-100. did they look or were thy offered any later versions?

Thanks

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/13: Climbing Through The Turbulence
Replies: 226
Views: 23245

RE: Irish 5/13: Climbing Through The Turbulence

Nice picture on twitter on Aer Arann's new ATR!

http://ow.ly/i/1U8AK/original

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/13: February Made Me Shiver ...
Replies: 220
Views: 24269

RE: Irish 2/13: February Made Me Shiver ...

Ive heard contrary, that they are definetly NOT leasing any 757s and specifically stated NOT. I didnt even know it was on the table!

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by Ire2008
Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 15/12: The Christmas Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 22418

RE: Irish Aviation 15/12: The Christmas Thread

Hi all, I dont really post on here much, but do read here all the time. Jus quick question. Im going to NY tomorrow with <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> via <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LH...

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by Ire2008
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 15/12: The Christmas Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 22418

RE: Irish Aviation 15/12: The Christmas Thread

Its Ryanair, like honestly should we expect any compassion? NO, just fly another airline, problem solved. The pope wouldnt get special treatment. These stories are non stories any more, its all expected and not news

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 14/12: Is Feidir Linn!
Replies: 224
Views: 16971

RE: Irish 14/12: Is Feidir Linn!

I see virgin have the EDI and ABZ links to LHR

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead
Replies: 213
Views: 22634

RE: Irish 13/12: Stormy Skies Ahead

Its launching it from June 2013. 757   even with competition i doubt it will drop fares

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by Ire2008
Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/12: Sciathain Na HEireann
Replies: 255
Views: 20829

RE: Irish 10/12: Sciathain Na HEireann

People shouldnt have to suffer in employment either tho. Theres no excuse for bad employment. I dont know whats involved in Aer Arann but i assume its serious enough to warrant a possible strike. But they should wait til after the olympics yes

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/12:The Joy Of Flying
Replies: 215
Views: 28132

RE: Irish 9/12:The Joy Of Flying

Does that mean free snacks n drinks so to LHR?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/12:The Joy Of Flying
Replies: 215
Views: 28132

RE: Irish 9/12:The Joy Of Flying

I see Aer Lingus could be into industrail relations according to the journal! Is there a year without this in EI anymore? Seems like it has to happen once a year!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300s International
Replies: 0
Views: 2398

Delta 767-300s International

Apologies if covered already but does anybody know how many 767s that operate international routes have PTVs in Economy?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...
Replies: 235
Views: 26805

RE: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...

Does Aer Lingus still thru check bags on the same reservation fro free eg to BA or Virgin?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...
Replies: 235
Views: 26805

RE: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...

Em it was a cheap fare, like €75 rtn! So i dont know why it says Business! Very wierd!!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...
Replies: 235
Views: 26805

RE: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...

I have a booking in August on bmi. Booked in economy, now jus says Business, anyone know why or just a glitch?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Thu May 31, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...
Replies: 235
Views: 26805

RE: Irish 8/12: Holding Short, Awaiting Clearance ...

Think theres something wrong on the BA website, its €263 each way from DUB-LHR any date, cant be right!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Tue May 15, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...
Replies: 232
Views: 26359

RE: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...

Hi does anybody know if EI are fittin sharklet winglets on there A320s?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Mon May 07, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...
Replies: 232
Views: 26359

RE: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...

I highly doubt EI are looking at regional jets let alone BMI regional! Regional jets are too costly to fit into Aer Lingus' model.

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Fri May 04, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...
Replies: 232
Views: 26359

RE: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...

Very interesting that BA are coming back, shows there is money to be made! I presume it will be A320/21? Full service to Heathrow again! Will this pose a threat to Cityjet with BA offering their Exec club?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Tue May 01, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...
Replies: 232
Views: 26359

RE: Irish 7/12: Up There Where The Air Is Rarified ...

I notice in the Metro Herald, the EI ad today, it has a team Ireland logo! With a nice shamrock! Love it!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer
Replies: 220
Views: 19444

RE: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer

Aer Lingus need to get into gear with their <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> progam. Set up proper relationships with airlines, other companies and a credit card (money earner). They need to redesign earning and spending miles etc. Have even the lowest fare earning some miles. This wont...

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by Ire2008
Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer
Replies: 220
Views: 19444

RE: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer

So if <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> are painting aircraft into <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> colors, will there be <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> service onboard or? Im jus asking as I know people booked on <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central...

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by Ire2008
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New MAS A380 Livery, good or bad?
Replies: 53
Views: 22567

RE: New MAS A380 Livery, Good Or Bad?

I think the new MH livery kin of looks like EGYPTAIR?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer
Replies: 220
Views: 19444

RE: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer

Yes there is a full aircoach in Emirates advertisements! that is how you launch a route! Some airlines could take note on gaining more business by simply advertising!

kevin

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by Ire2008
Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer
Replies: 220
Views: 19444

RE: Irish 6/12: Flying Into Summer

I wonder what the pricing would be like wit <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> ? I cant imagine them being really overpriced, as Ireland is such a price sensitive market for airfares - hence the lack of full ...

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by Ire2008
Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/12: ILS Established, Gear Down, Flap 30
Replies: 214
Views: 35739

RE: Irish 5/12: ILS Established, Gear Down, Flap 30

Hi, just had a thought today, and I don't know if anyone has an answer. But was wondering, does anyboody know why EI didnt buy, (or know if they even considered buying), say DC9s, B727's, MD80s etc? or even A340s?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sat Mar 31, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next On The IAG Shopping List?
Replies: 31
Views: 7886

RE: What's Next On The IAG Shopping List?

I don't know the exact strategy, but 2 things i noted from the talk was 1) <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> wanted more access into emerging markets, ie South America and Asia and to a lessor extent Africa, so I wouldn't count the African rout...

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by Ire2008
Sat Mar 31, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next On The IAG Shopping List?
Replies: 31
Views: 7886

RE: What's Next On The IAG Shopping List?

But Willie Walsh literally said to our class that they are out to get TP

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next On The IAG Shopping List?
Replies: 31
Views: 7886

RE: What's Next On The IAG Shopping List?

We had a talk from Willie Walsh in college and he actually said they want to have <acronym title="TAP Air Portugal">TP</acronym> in <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> because of the brazilian market, so basically <acronym title="TAP Air Portugal...

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by Ire2008
Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/12: A Farewell To Fallen Friends
Replies: 228
Views: 20015

RE: Irish 3/12: A Farewell To Fallen Friends

Thats good to hear anyway! Just was wondering because it must have its own little follwoing, because I wouldn't imagine the general publiv are even aware that Flybe would be operating that flight!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/12: A Farewell To Fallen Friends
Replies: 228
Views: 20015

RE: Irish 3/12: A Farewell To Fallen Friends

Hey, does anyone know how the Longanair flights are doing to Donegal from DUB?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/12: A New Dawn In Flight
Replies: 224
Views: 21743

RE: Irish 1/12: A New Dawn In Flight

when people emigrated in the 1980's to America, Im assuming the visa situation was different, because you cnt just up and off to America, theres strict regulations, so pretty much you cant emigrate there unles you have a set up job sponsored, which would be extremely rare?!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 1/12: A New Dawn In Flight
Replies: 224
Views: 21743

RE: Irish 1/12: A New Dawn In Flight

I have just seen the 75 years of Aer Lingus video on youtube! WOW, amazing, just amazing. It shows how Aer Lingus can really pull it all together. You get so much pride to be Irish watching it! It represents Ireland is the best light possible, only 1 thing, PLEASE drop the GREAT CARE, GREAT FARE. It...

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by Ire2008
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8i Orders
Replies: 84
Views: 26792

RE: 747-8i Orders

What i kind of meant was why <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> went for the 748 over the 777W? Jus because so many other airlines went 777W and not 748? Im sure discounted proces helped but can't be the only reason? Also when do <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> plan ...

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by Ire2008
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8i Orders
Replies: 84
Views: 26792

RE: 747-8i Orders

Why did LH not go for the 777W?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 24/11: Flying Home For Christmas!
Replies: 190
Views: 20016

RE: Irish 24/11: Flying Home For Christmas!

Or if they bubble wrapped them properly!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 24/11: Flying Home For Christmas!
Replies: 190
Views: 20016

RE: Irish 24/11: Flying Home For Christmas!

Would the A340-500 not be severly restricted in DUB, plus too much first class capacity?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 23/11: Surfing The Jet Stream
Replies: 225
Views: 24595

RE: Irish 23/11: Surfing The Jet Stream

From someone I know the pasta and meatballs is not nice at all!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 23/11: Surfing The Jet Stream
Replies: 225
Views: 24595

RE: Irish 23/11: Surfing The Jet Stream

I guess if planes didn't have such a long range and the Soviet Union was still round, SNN would be a hive of activity! Probably increased from the 90s due to more air traffic! Oh well!

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 23/11: Surfing The Jet Stream
Replies: 225
Views: 24595

RE: Irish 23/11: Surfing The Jet Stream

Thats usually what i expect when i ring any company, sure i was on hold to vodafone for 25min recently! Its normally, nobody usually knows anything in any company! I mean i would be surprised if anyone knew or understood my problem, indeed on vodafone when i got thru, he told me the problem and fixe...

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by Ire2008
Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 22/11: Samhain Sa Speir
Replies: 268
Views: 21756

RE: Irish 22/11: Samhain Sa Speir

When does anybody think the sale of BMI to BA will be concluded? I presume I'm fone with my flight to London on the 26th of November?

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 22/11: Samhain Sa Speir
Replies: 268
Views: 21756

RE: Irish 22/11: Samhain Sa Speir

Seems like a case of "dont't know what you have til its gone". On that note, I was thinking, the DAA are looking for new routes, have they tried new european carrriers at all?! Like try getting back LOT, Alitalia, TAP, Tarom, Austrian, CSA, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, (didnt they ...

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by Ire2008
Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 19/11 - The Happy Flying Thread
Replies: 238
Views: 15893

RE: Irish 19/11 - The Happy Flying Thread

Hey im flying with TK to Dubai today, jus some info needed if anybody knows? In DUB do they give free newspapers at the gate or not?? Thanks

Kevin

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by Ire2008
Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Flight Attendant Currently Working?
Replies: 63
Views: 34903

RE: Oldest Flight Attendant Currently Working?

I highly doubt in any other country you would be aloowed still work in your 80s other than the US!

Kevin

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