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by wadha
Fri May 11, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Combining Their Cabin Crew Licences?
Replies: 21
Views: 12751

Emirates Combining Their Cabin Crew Licences?

When Emirates started operating the A380, they have had a dedicated team of cabin crew who are only liscenced exclusively to operate the Airbus A380. They were the ones who introduced the new uniform. With the issue of the wing cracks, I have seen a lot of A380 destinations being swapped back to the...

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by wadha
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: For Extended Longhaul: Direct Or N/s?
Replies: 9
Views: 4712

For Extended Longhaul: Direct Or N/s?

I have always wondered: If you are traveling to Canada (<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>) lets say from Doha or Dubai, which would be better in terms of adjusting and in terms of body fatique regardless of class of trave...

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by wadha
Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LH/UA International Biz, What To Expect.
Replies: 8
Views: 5626

LH/UA International Biz, What To Expect.

I am currently in the USA, i came here by business class on KLM, but because i needed to speed up my return, my agent changed the tickets ot United & Lufthansa. I haven't done this trip on business class with them before, so wasn't sure what to expect. it is going to be <acronym title="United Airlin...

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by wadha
Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Letter To United Airlines
Replies: 165
Views: 19572

RE: My Letter To United Airlines

The second letter is more professional. its a shame that you have to sound like you are kissing their **** to acknowledge your complaint.

but good job on the second one

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by wadha
Fri Sep 21, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Letter To United Airlines
Replies: 165
Views: 19572

RE: My Letter To United Airlines

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by wadha
Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliner Elite, Traveling On A Non Partner Airline
Replies: 23
Views: 2797

Airliner Elite, Traveling On A Non Partner Airline

The correct answer will be: Gate Agent. it all depends on the gate agent, then comes if the flight is full or not, and the attitude of the customer. some agents beleive it or not will let you go by, some will simply ask you to step aside. if the passenger is an elite of a member airline, such as sta...

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by wadha
Fri Feb 03, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Domestic Biz Class, What To Expect?
Replies: 22
Views: 7448

RE: United Domestic Biz Class, What To Expect?

uapremierguy, No, its flight 301 leaving <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> at 8:31am, i wanted to take the 903, but it gets into denver late, and i would rather have a day flight so that i can do couple of things as i am staying just for th...

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by wadha
Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Domestic Biz Class, What To Expect?
Replies: 22
Views: 7448

United Domestic Biz Class, What To Expect?

I am going to the USA soon. I will be taking Lufthansa to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>, then after that i go to a friend's wedding in Denver. Turns out to be a 777-200 with Biz class. I booked a C ticket all the way. I was wondering, i...

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by wadha
Sun Jan 15, 2006 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biz Participating In A Mileage Program, How?
Replies: 2
Views: 1836

RE: Biz Participating In A Mileage Program, How?

did you consider calling the specifc airline and inquiring?

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by wadha
Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Switched Airlines After Being Loyal?
Replies: 28
Views: 3086

Ever Switched Airlines After Being Loyal?

I was talking to a friend of mine. She was a frequent flier with British Airways, and she goes to Europe a lot. then after couple of experiences she decided to switch to KLM, and that involved her frequent flier program.

any one had the same experience? and is it easy to do the switch?

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by wadha
Thu Oct 02, 2003 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Ground Stopped For Acft Incident
Replies: 21
Views: 4181

RE: ORD Ground Stopped For Acft Incident

sure it is a 727! obviously

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by wadha
Wed Sep 17, 2003 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Still Possible To Board A Wrong Plane?
Replies: 40
Views: 8059

RE: Is It Still Possible To Board A Wrong Plane?

Location: <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> airport flight: EK843 <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-DOH 777-300 the guy who was not either an Arabic nor English speaker approached the gate, ha...

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by wadha
Mon Sep 15, 2003 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can't View Your E-reservation If Not A FF
Replies: 4
Views: 1658

RE: Can't View Your E-reservation If Not A FF

probably a promotional reason. you are talking about loyalty to a certain FF and not willing to change it thats what the airlines in my opnion try to do

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by wadha
Wed Sep 10, 2003 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Vs. American
Replies: 6
Views: 5414

United Vs. American

I was kinda wondering. Now I have flown United dozens of times, I have had pleasant as well as nightmare flights on them, and i think it depends on the destination and the crew members working on the flights that makes it pleasant or a nightmare. from experience i can say that United's customer serv...

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by wadha
Mon Jul 21, 2003 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Armed Bear At MCO
Replies: 26
Views: 2790

RE: Armed Bear At MCO

just ignore such comments, you don't want to start an endless nonsense race arguments, Racists are all over the place

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by wadha
Sun Jun 01, 2003 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Destroys Meat
Replies: 20
Views: 2735

RE: TSA Destroys Meat

i really dont understand the people there in the USA! when you guys didnot have security, you where whining about the government not doing their job. and now when you have had it, you started complaining about how tough they are.

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by wadha
Sat May 17, 2003 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do They Suspect You Because Of One Way Ticket?
Replies: 39
Views: 5008

RE: Do They Suspect You Because Of One Way Ticket?

hmmm, may i suggest that you are "BUSTED!" :-P i would recommend driving back, as you are middleastern , and you dont want to go through all that hassle

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by wadha
Tue May 13, 2003 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How About Want Pulled TSA Out Of The US Airports?
Replies: 54
Views: 7798

RE: How About Want Pulled TSA Out Of The US Airports?

from my experience at working in the airport, as soon as boarding gets closer, if you do not open up the process few minuites before time, the passengers will start getting up and asking why aren't we boarding yet, why is the delay, now you don't really want people accompanying passengers to start s...

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by wadha
Sat May 03, 2003 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islamic Papers View Of Egypt Air 767 Crash
Replies: 47
Views: 6692

RE: Islamic Papers View Of Egypt Air 767 Crash

guys, i dont want to make an offensive comment, but thats the thing in egypt, whenever something happend even if something is clearly just, they will still deny it... totally go with the suicide theory if proven in the documents. i think Fly_emirates wasnot aware of these documents or this link befo...

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by wadha
Thu May 01, 2003 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islamic Papers View Of Egypt Air 767 Crash
Replies: 47
Views: 6692

RE: Islamic Papers View Of Egypt Air 767 Crash

is that just me or is it really that there are some real gaps in the article. now 16 Coincidents listed? wow, must be someone who seems to have done excellent research.

okay

assume it was true, any links to real facts? documents?

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by wadha
Mon Feb 24, 2003 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Should I Take?
Replies: 7
Views: 2725

What Airline Should I Take?

I am planning to fly out of <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> or <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), ...

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by wadha
Mon Jan 20, 2003 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL, What Really Caused The Bankruptcy?
Replies: 14
Views: 3901

RE: UAL, What Really Caused The Bankruptcy?

i happen to fly them in july 2000... their customer service inflight, and the attitude of their flight attendants was way out of control. however, i knew that lightened up a bit later, but there was still some attitude. you can't ask people to smile or have a stupid funny attitude like if they were ...

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by wadha
Sun Jan 19, 2003 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL, What Really Caused The Bankruptcy?
Replies: 14
Views: 3901

RE: UAL, What Really Caused The Bankruptcy?

not that i am an expert or something, but i think the reasons are beyond the competetion and 11 of september. it goes more deeply into United's managment and the way of operations.

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by wadha
Mon Dec 23, 2002 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"
Replies: 230
Views: 7781

RE: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"

aa767400... it was my damn business, i work in the airport, and that thing they were doing is offensive in our culture especially that there were kids in the boarding area. these are things that are frowned upon in our society. i know this might cause more flame more than this, but well thats the re...

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by wadha
Thu Dec 19, 2002 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"
Replies: 230
Views: 7781

RE: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"

"The whole tone of the posts smells like a fabrication. That's my thought process. " well MD88Captain, maybe you should be aware that English is not the first language for many people on this forum. They speak english, Yes, However, they might not be as able to be descriptive in it as they are in th...

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by wadha
Thu Dec 19, 2002 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"
Replies: 230
Views: 7781

RE: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"

Well, i read this post several times, trying to see what is the purpose of it, but the starter of the thread intentions as i understood, were not bashing Americans. However, why is is that the people who are located in some parts of the US are the ones who are thinking that this post is a lie? I am ...

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by wadha
Thu Nov 14, 2002 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are United Trying To Be Scaring Customers Away?
Replies: 9
Views: 2848

RE: Are United Trying To Be Scaring Customers Away?

oh the previous two announcments were nothing look at this one "Ladies and Gentlemen, you may have noticed that there are 3 cabins of service on this flight. Out of respect to your fellow passengers, we would like to ask that you remain in your cabin of service or lower, and that you use the lavitor...

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by wadha
Sun Nov 10, 2002 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Never Touch A Flight Attendant
Replies: 58
Views: 6792

RE: Never Touch A Flight Attendant

guys who think that Fly_emirates are paranoid... you have to think about cultural customs, touching in some cultures is non welcome, especially if from the same gender. now some of you would argue that a male flight attendant is gay, but not really. In The United Arab Emirates, touching from another...

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by wadha
Sat Oct 26, 2002 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL E-ticket.. Must Show Credit Card At Check In?
Replies: 67
Views: 8976

RE: UAL E-ticket.. Must Show Credit Card At Check In?

well i wouldnt blame united if they took more security measures on any thing. It was one of the two airlines that had their planes crashing into the WTC and about to crash into the white house.

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by wadha
Wed Jul 24, 2002 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Possible That My Flight Get Cancelled?
Replies: 5
Views: 2655

RE: How Possible That My Flight Get Cancelled?

give him a break leeze jet, he said that he checked the weather forcast for the day he is flying on. plus when you say you got a call for that all of the time, does that mean that you are working for the airline he is flying on? people just love talking and acting they are expert on every thing as f...

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by wadha
Tue Jul 16, 2002 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Need Some Information About Usairways
Replies: 7
Views: 2178

RE: I Need Some Information About Usairways

like any other American carrier, US airways is mostly likely to have the same service. a beverage service i could say, if it even existed. dont expect much on coach on a Us domestic flight. and bewared from the snobby old mama's

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by wadha
Sat Jul 06, 2002 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discourteous FA
Replies: 81
Views: 2937

RE: Discourteous FA

so seven_fifty7 is pointing that other carriers are trash and United is only the good one, i would fly Lufthansa and nortwest and not expect something like this to happen.

just another ignorant thing

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by wadha
Fri Jul 05, 2002 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discourteous FA
Replies: 81
Views: 2937

RE: Discourteous FA

I have been on United three times this year. 1- IAD - SFO, the crew were great 2- SFO-IAD, i asked the flight attendant while i was on business class for a tylenol or panadol, she said that she wasn't a "mobile pharmacy at the moment", but when i asked the other person, she brought some for me while...

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by wadha
Sun Jun 16, 2002 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do Airlines Give Nice Image On Themselves?
Replies: 4
Views: 2448

RE: How Do Airlines Give Nice Image On Themselves?

American carriers are trying to save money. maybe they should focus on that.

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by wadha
Thu Jun 06, 2002 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Plane Type You Were In
Replies: 188
Views: 17012

RE: Last Plane Type You Were In

Gulf air 767 from Bahrain to Dubai

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by wadha
Wed May 15, 2002 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Prefer?
Replies: 8
Views: 1921

RE: What Do You Prefer?

i only go to the reservation office and reserve

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by wadha
Thu Apr 18, 2002 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regan National Airport
Replies: 7
Views: 1607

RE: Regan National Airport

in Dubai, they tend to use runway 30 most of the time, except at night.

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by wadha
Tue Apr 09, 2002 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A330
Replies: 17
Views: 1697

RE: NW A330

i wonder where is zeus01

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by wadha
Fri Apr 05, 2002 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Configuration You Like More?
Replies: 2
Views: 1455

RE: What Configuration You Like More?

hmm,

beong 777 and Airbus 330

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by wadha
Thu Mar 28, 2002 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are People So Picky On Airlines?
Replies: 20
Views: 3918

RE: Why Are People So Picky On Airlines?

Hamad!
at least you are a crew, so you know the things behind the scenes that the crew faces,so you will be more understandable than other NORMAL passengers Big grin

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by wadha
Mon Mar 25, 2002 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest In-flight Services Awful!
Replies: 79
Views: 3545

RE: Northwest In-flight Services Awful!

when i travel to USA, i always try to take KLM/NWA, because it is the most comfortable alliance, especially when connecting in Amsterdam. NWA, always ask if there are connecting passengers and try to help them. i have flown United, NWA, American and Delta. Delta are nice, but in United, the flight w...

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by wadha
Sun Mar 24, 2002 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow
Replies: 6
Views: 1115

RE: Snow

thanks for the information guys..
as i am a gate agent, we really dont have snow in Dubai international, but we can get bad sand storms. but it is interesting how airports are built to handle things that applies for that region

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by wadha
Sun Mar 24, 2002 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow
Replies: 6
Views: 1115

RE: Snow

i meant if they usually close the airport or keep it open and operating in minimum operation.

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by wadha
Sun Mar 24, 2002 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow
Replies: 6
Views: 1115

Snow

what are the procedures of the airports when it snows. not a snow storm, but when it snows light snow or snow showers? i am looking for information about Saint Louis, and the Washington Metropolitan area airports.

 Smile

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by wadha
Sat Mar 23, 2002 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can You Carry Onboard Airplane Books Or Items?
Replies: 22
Views: 2404

RE: Can You Carry Onboard Airplane Books Or Items?

fly_emirates! i was wondering, aren't you under diplomatic status because of your father's position even though you dont live there... as you are under 25 i think you are still eligible for the diplomatic benifits of your father's position, let alone that i remember that you hold a diplomat passport...

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by wadha
Sat Mar 23, 2002 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane
Replies: 101
Views: 9389

RE: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane

yyz,

you are accusing me of denying some thing i did not say.. i didnt say that it wasnt a suicide, and yes, you are sick minded by all it means.!

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by wadha
Sat Mar 23, 2002 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can You Carry Onboard Airplane Books Or Items?
Replies: 22
Views: 2404

RE: Can You Carry Onboard Airplane Books Or Items?

guys, dont be that mad about Fly_emirates i know him personally, as we work on Emirates airlines both of us... i am not a flight attendant, but i have known him for years. and i also known his late twin brother. surprisingly, his twin brother lived in the USA with his parents, and had a banking conf...

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by wadha
Sat Mar 23, 2002 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane
Replies: 101
Views: 9389

RE: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane

yyz,

you are sick minded! did i deny it was a suicid! if i did, i would like the phrase that i said that in. all i wanted to do is not make a comment about this becuase facts are pretty obvious in the flight report!

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by wadha
Fri Mar 22, 2002 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane
Replies: 101
Views: 9389

RE: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane

yes, i have not apologized yyz... and it is not your right to tell me what is acceptable or not. there is a person who edit this website, i would accept it from him to tell me if i should apologize. but not from you. and about my opinion on admitting or not. i wasnt on that plane to say if it was or...

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by wadha
Fri Mar 22, 2002 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane
Replies: 101
Views: 9389

RE: Egyptair 990 Co-pilot Crashed The Plane

yyz,
i didnt know that you are my legal guardian to tell me who to apologize for! and about commenting.. well, it is clear that all evidents currently says that the pilot and the co pilot were trying to do the opposite thing in the cock pit as the elevators.. so what do you want me to say?

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