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by EK773
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental DC-10 routes to Hawaii in the 80's
Replies: 75
Views: 7524

Re: Continental DC-10 routes to Hawaii in the 80's

My first flight was on a CO DC-10 SYD-NAN-HNL-SFO in 1985.

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by EK773
Sat May 19, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 156
Views: 33575

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

Just curious what’s the pilot numbers for similar sectors with EY? Few times I’ve seen them in SYD airport I only noticed three pilots.

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by EK773
Sat May 19, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 156
Views: 33575

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

EK412 needs a 4-man crew because two will continue onto the CHC sector the next day.

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by EK773
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay pilots...
Replies: 107
Views: 29262

Re: Gay pilots...

Plenty of gay pilots in the ME3. Don't let stereotypes cloud your judgement.

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by EK773
Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foreign Languages In Airports
Replies: 90
Views: 12738

RE: Foreign Languages In Airports

MEL has all signage in the international terminal in English and mandarin.

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by EK773
Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VA's New Business Seats On VS Flights
Replies: 3
Views: 5155

RE: VA's New Business Seats On VS Flights

VA is installing a consistent JCL product across the 330 and 777 fleets.

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by EK773
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Ice Entertainment Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2770

RE: EK Ice Entertainment Question

The older delivered A380's have a 3 pin socket in YCL while the newer ones have a 2 pin socket. I cant recall the aircraft registration when the change came into effect though.

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by EK773
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 125
Replies: 208
Views: 23144

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 125

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ditzyboy" class="quote" target="_blank">Ditzyboy</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i> Same goes for the <acronym title="Jet...

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by EK773
Tue May 12, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EK Advert. Response To The Current US3 V ME3
Replies: 81
Views: 14059

RE: New EK Advert. Response To The Current US3 V ME3

Have US carriers improved their airport lounge offerings of the past such as charging for alcoholic beverages and food offerings ranging from apples to pretzels?

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by EK773
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Cancel Abu Dhabi
Replies: 57
Views: 19610

RE: Lufthansa To Cancel Abu Dhabi

Perhaps once <acronym title="Jebel Ali (Dubai) - Al Maktoum International (DWC / OMDW), United Arab Emirates">DWC</acronym> offers an improved passenger experience, Lufthansa can move their Dubai service from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> to ...

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by EK773
Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Flight 107. 5th Freedom?
Replies: 51
Views: 9426

RE: QF Flight 107. 5th Freedom?

Can <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> ticket holders travel <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX...

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by EK773
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Etihad Airways 777-200LR Operations
Replies: 18
Views: 14769

RE: New Etihad Airways 777-200LR Operations

As per www.theeysource.com, A6-LRC went tech in FRA on its first day in service.

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by EK773
Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A330-200
Replies: 39
Views: 17656

RE: Emirates A330-200

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ktachiya" class="quote" target="_blank">ktachiya</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I believe that they were the first aircraf...

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by EK773
Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Routing MH4 Over Syria
Replies: 34
Views: 12597

RE: Malaysia Routing MH4 Over Syria

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/solarflyer22" class="quote" target="_blank">solarflyer22</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>You can go south through Israel an...

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by EK773
Mon Jun 09, 2014 3:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Saudia 77W Los Angeles - Jeddah In Y
Replies: 50
Views: 34745

RE: Saudia 77W Los Angeles - Jeddah In Y

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Squeeze" class="quote" target="_blank">Squeeze</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I thought there should have been at least an...

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by EK773
Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation #98
Replies: 224
Views: 14633

RE: Australian Aviation #98

You are correct sunrisevalley, there are EK 773's flying in 42/386 config, however the newer 77W come as 42/400.

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by EK773
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation #98
Replies: 224
Views: 14633

RE: Australian Aviation #98

Just to clarify, 427 seats is the EK high density config for the A380 (with no crew rest). The 2class 77W are in a 42/400 layout.

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by EK773
Fri May 16, 2014 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Posts Profit Yet Again, Up By 43%
Replies: 127
Views: 15890

RE: Emirates Posts Profit Yet Again, Up By 43%

Admittedly, there is still an impressive imbalance counting all carriers and cities which was your point   

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by EK773
Fri May 16, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Posts Profit Yet Again, Up By 43%
Replies: 127
Views: 15890

RE: Emirates Posts Profit Yet Again, Up By 43%

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#114" class="quote">Reply 114</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emir...

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by EK773
Tue May 13, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Start 5th Daily DXB SIN From 01AUG14
Replies: 19
Views: 7885

RE: Emirates To Start 5th Daily DXB SIN From 01AUG14

I was on this flight a few months ago, and 100-odd passengers travelling <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> CMB-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> were connecting onto <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> <acr...

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by EK773
Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Crew On Delivery Flights
Replies: 25
Views: 15226

RE: Cabin Crew On Delivery Flights

Yes there is. I did three delivery flights for my previous employer, two from Airbus and one from Boeing. In addition to the pilots there are engineers and other company officials involved in the purchase of the aircraft onboard.

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by EK773
Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Phased Out First 2 A340-500
Replies: 42
Views: 20908

RE: Emirates Phased Out First 2 A340-500

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetfuel" class="quote" target="_blank">jetfuel</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I thought these planes were on 10 year lease...

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by EK773
Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL BusinessElite 77L ATL-DXB-ATL
Replies: 15
Views: 16620

RE: DL BusinessElite 77L ATL-DXB-ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/modesto2" class="quote" target="_blank">modesto2</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> It was a cold dish.</i></font></td></tr><...

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by EK773
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL BusinessElite 77L ATL-DXB-ATL
Replies: 15
Views: 16620

RE: DL BusinessElite 77L ATL-DXB-ATL

Thanks for sharing. Do you remember if the final meal of chicken and couscous before landing in Dubai was a warm dish or served cold?

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by EK773
Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai DXB Terminal 2 Gets A Make Over
Replies: 5
Views: 3402

RE: Dubai DXB Terminal 2 Gets A Make Over

It is the check-in hall and airline offices for T1, which is now linked by underground walkway to Concourse C where passengers proceed to for boarding of their fights. Where previously passengers walked down a spiral walkway to the ramp for boarding.

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by EK773
Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai DXB Terminal 2 Gets A Make Over
Replies: 5
Views: 3402

RE: Dubai DXB Terminal 2 Gets A Make Over

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Is this the original terminal that was <acrony...

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by EK773
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thai TG 921: 03/2013: FRA-BKK: J Cabin: 380
Replies: 32
Views: 23942

RE: Thai TG 921: 03/2013: FRA-BKK: J Cabin: 380

Thanks for sharing your recent travels again. Do you recall if the service was conducted with carts in the cabin or were all items delivered by hand from the galley?

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by EK773
Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Announces Flight Reductions 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 12161

RE: EK Announces Flight Reductions 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ely747" class="quote" target="_blank">ely747</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>would it not be better if the repair work happ...

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by EK773
Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LHR Terminal 2 "Queen's Terminal"
Replies: 72
Views: 16023

RE: New LHR Terminal 2 "Queen's Terminal"

Just be lucky the naming rights weren't up for grabs and it was called "The Emirates Terminal"  

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by EK773
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad-Jat Airways Strategic Partnership
Replies: 27
Views: 7803

RE: Etihad-Jat Airways Strategic Partnership

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JU068" class="quote" target="_blank">JU068</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>there are 300,000 people living on the Maldives ...

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by EK773
Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Electronic Window Blinds Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3274

RE: EK Electronic Window Blinds Question

Just minor differences such as the electric window blinds, the newer versions dont have overhead stowages carrying on from the business class cabin into the lounge. Some are fitted with crew bunks on the main deck. All features, seats, ife are identical throughout.

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by EK773
Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Electronic Window Blinds Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3274

RE: EK Electronic Window Blinds Question

The earlier A380 deliveries have manual window shades throughout. A few have electric blinds in first class only and then all onward deliveries have electric blinds in first and business class. Can't recall the specific aircraft registrations for the differences.

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by EK773
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Poor Man’s First- EK A380 First HKG-BKK-HKG (2/3)
Replies: 25
Views: 22178

RE: Poor Man’s First- EK A380 First HKG-BKK-HKG (2/3)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/themit9" class="quote" target="_blank">themit9</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>Quoting abrelosojos (Reply 17): = . It is ...

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by EK773
Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 Makes First Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 5037

RE: BA A380 Makes First Flight

I think it makes perfect sense to split the JCL cabin between two decks. One of the biggest complaints passengers make of existing JCL A380 cabins is that the cabin is so large, service can take some time and there is no exclusive feel. Provided <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> have eno...

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by EK773
Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Royal Family Flying SQ For State Visit
Replies: 55
Views: 26349

RE: British Royal Family Flying SQ For State Visit

Singapore is a member of the Commonwealth, for which Queen Elizabeth is the head of. The fact that royal members flew Singapore Airlines rather than a British flag carrier should not be an issue. If they choose to fly with a carrier such as Emirates or JAL, then you could say their loyalties were no...

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by EK773
Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12 Part 2
Replies: 110
Views: 13350

RE: QF & EK Announcement - 10am Aest 6/9/12 Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>How many of those are sold this far ...

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by EK773
Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?
Replies: 55
Views: 23925

RE: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?

Perhaps the wording used in the title could be ammended. It was not a 'diversion' which was decided in flight but rather a 're-routing' which was planned before departure. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0...

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by EK773
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?
Replies: 55
Views: 23925

RE: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?

QatarA340 has referred to theeksource.com as a reference, however the information on this site is incorrect and there was no change of cabin crew in MAN.

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by EK773
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?
Replies: 55
Views: 23925

RE: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?

The fact that the threat creater displays a GCC flag and considers this as pampering, gives you an idea of the mentality of basic human rights in the GCC region.

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by EK773
Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intimidation By Racist SIA Staff
Replies: 34
Views: 18034

RE: Intimidation By Racist SIA Staff

More than happy to have my <acronym title="Islip - Long Island MacArthur (ISP / KISP), USA - New York">ISP</acronym> checked. No double ups coming from my side. The only thing i confess to is being an active reader/observer on many aviation related sites. Therefore it was not difficult to see the sa...

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by EK773
Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intimidation By Racist SIA Staff
Replies: 34
Views: 18034

RE: Intimidation By Racist SIA Staff

I've read this story on another forum site last night aswell. Some of the details mentioned here were not on this other site.

Appears that the story has been 'beefed' up to look for sympathy which was not very forthcoming on the other forum.

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by EK773
Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Questions About Inflight Paper Menus
Replies: 51
Views: 10575

Some Questions About Inflight Paper Menus

Printed menus serve great purpose when printed in route specific language if other than english as it can assist the crew to serve passengers when they dont speak a common language.

Not everyone speaks english and understands the terms chicken or beef.

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by EK773
Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Pulls Forward MUC A380 Starting Date
Replies: 47
Views: 9051

RE: EK Pulls Forward MUC A380 Starting Date

If you want to count who was first to <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym> with their A380, remember <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> had a medical diversion to ...

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by EK773
Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Out With The Old, In With The New: EK In J/F
Replies: 22
Views: 13806

RE: Out With The Old, In With The New: EK In J/F

Thanks for sharing your experience and opinions Quokka. I get soooo hungry looking at all the food offerings in the lounge, it certainly looks tempting.

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by EK773
Wed May 18, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Black Swans To White PER - HAM Part One
Replies: 18
Views: 10596

RE: Black Swans To White PER - HAM Part One

Thanks for sharing your journey with us. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Quokka" class="quote" target="_blank">Quokka</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Our a...

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by EK773
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short Haul On A Longhaul - JNB/CPT/JNB On SA A346
Replies: 5
Views: 10048

RE: Short Haul On A Longhaul - JNB/CPT/JNB On SA A346

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flymad" class="quote" target="_blank">flymad</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>although there were several passengers ...

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by EK773
Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission A340: Emirates A340-500 MEL-AKL
Replies: 37
Views: 33731

RE: Mission A340: Emirates A340-500 MEL-AKL

Glad to see that someone finally managed to be served what appears to be the ever elusive <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> lamb dish on <acronym title="Asiana Airlines (South Korea)">OZ</acronym>-NZ flights  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/gra...

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by EK773
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dancing In The Dark: An Emirates A380 Inaugural…
Replies: 88
Views: 34771

RE: Dancing In The Dark: An Emirates A380 Inaugural…

Excellant reading to be had on the 25th anniversary of Emirates. Shukran Roni for the insight into your travels.

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by EK773
Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thai TG 916: 02/JUL/10: BKK-LHR: << First >>
Replies: 74
Views: 33643

RE: Thai TG 916: 02/JUL/10: BKK-LHR: << First >>

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_blank">abrelosojos</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>mass market Emirates stuff</i...

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by EK773
Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EK:SYD-DXB-ZRH-BEG ZRH-DXB + TG, LX Meal Pics In C
Replies: 47
Views: 26164

RE: EK:SYD-DXB-ZRH-BEG ZRH-DXB + TG, LX Meal Pics In C

The joys of living in a free world. It wouldnt be an EK report without a negative comment from Abrelosojos. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/abrelosojos" class="quote" target="_...

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