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by qatarairways
Wed Sep 17, 2003 5:03 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Unable To Delete Username
Replies: 9
Views: 901

Unable To Delete Username

Hello,

I have been trying to delete the username but everytime I click the delete button and click the "Delete" check box and then click ok in the popup and then click update in the profile It still doesn't work.

Could the admin or mods please delete it for me.

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by qatarairways
Sun Sep 14, 2003 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Muslims Held At U.S. Airport For 16 Hours
Replies: 95
Views: 6215

RE: Toronto Muslims Held At U.S. Airport For 16 Hours

I am a muslim and to be honest I believe that the United States has every right to refuse entry to whomever they please and as was mentioned before interrogating those two is much more logical than some 90 year old granny. They fit the profile of a terrorist perfectly. They travelled on September 11...

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by qatarairways
Sat Sep 13, 2003 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Muslims Held At U.S. Airport For 16 Hours
Replies: 95
Views: 6215

RE: Toronto Muslims Held At U.S. Airport For 16 Hours

"The Muslim leaders in America or elsewhere have still not come out and openly condemned 9-11" I agree that the muslim community should've been more vocal but to say that muslim leaders haven't condemened this attack is not true. Please see <a href="http://www.muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php" target...

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by qatarairways
Thu Sep 11, 2003 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bin Laden "Graces Us" On The Eve Of 9/11
Replies: 36
Views: 3302

RE: Bin Laden "Graces Us" On The Eve Of 9/11

Yyz717, "Then why are all the jihads we hear about "issued" against the West, Israel, Salmon Rushdie?" Apart from the Salman Rushdie fatwa (and not Jihad) issued by the Ayatollah of Iran which was later restracted no mainstream cleric has issued Jihads against the West or Israel. This is just a case...

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by qatarairways
Thu Sep 11, 2003 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bin Laden "Graces Us" On The Eve Of 9/11
Replies: 36
Views: 3302

RE: Bin Laden "Graces Us" On The Eve Of 9/11

KROC, Jihad is defined as an effort in the sake of god. And that effort can be anything positive such as seeking an education. For example if I travel to seek knowledge and die I die as a martyr. Some religious schools also classify a mother giving birth to child and raising it in a proper way is Ji...

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by qatarairways
Thu Sep 11, 2003 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Cape Town
Replies: 19
Views: 3945

RE: Emirates To Cape Town

Billy, "<acronym title="Aerocaribe (Mexico)">QA</acronym> should offer to fly to <acronym title="Durban - International (Louis Botha) (DUR / FADN), South Africa">DUR</acronym> (good Indian traffic) and they would get all the rights they need." I agree, <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> wil...

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by qatarairways
Thu Sep 11, 2003 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Cargo At AMS
Replies: 0
Views: 3268

Qatar Airways Cargo At AMS

Hi, Qatar Airways were going to fly into Liege but have picked <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> instead. According to a <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> A300 pilot they have already been flying into <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / E...

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by qatarairways
Thu Sep 11, 2003 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-SQ A340s For Emirates
Replies: 9
Views: 3615

RE: Ex-SQ A340s For Emirates

This deal has been mentioned here a few times before. Emirates are operating their fleet to capacity and won't recieve any aircraft (except the A340-500 for ULH services) untill 2005 and so need the A340-300 to give room for expansion Teahan, A malfunction caused all threads to be deleted from the M...

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by qatarairways
Thu Sep 11, 2003 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Cape Town
Replies: 19
Views: 3945

RE: Emirates To Cape Town

Hello Billy, Do you know what happened to <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>'s application. They requested the bilateral between Qatar and South Africa to be expanded from 4x weekly to 14x weekly so that <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> can start flying there, I never heard anyth...

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by qatarairways
Mon Sep 08, 2003 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Magazine Titles?
Replies: 36
Views: 10472

RE: Inflight Magazine Titles?

For Qatar Airways its called <b>Oryx</b> the national animnal of Qatar that can be seen on the tail. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/367298/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/367298/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br>...

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by qatarairways
Sun Sep 07, 2003 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some New Lufthansa Routes?
Replies: 36
Views: 7108

RE: Some New Lufthansa Routes?

They are preparing flights to Doha, Qatar according to their GSA here and it has been mentioned by there manager for the Middle East, Bahrain is another area of interest. Qatar Airways and Lufthansa will place their codes on each other's flights between Germany and Qatar as Qatar Airways has gone th...

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by qatarairways
Wed Sep 03, 2003 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doha International Airport Expansion
Replies: 4
Views: 3508

RE: Doha International Airport Expansion

Hello KHI747 Besides Qatar Airways the carriers that serve DOH on a scheduled passenger basis are: - Air India - Indian Airlines - PIA - Aero Asia - Shaheen (are they still flying?) - SriLankan - Biman Bangladesh - Iran Air - Iran Asseman - Kuwait Airways - Oman Air - Gulf Air - Saudi Arabian Airlin...

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by qatarairways
Wed Sep 03, 2003 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digitized Livery Photos (Part 3)
Replies: 104
Views: 17556

RE: Digitized Livery Photos (Part 3)

I would love to see any of the following for Qatar Airways:

- B747-400
- B777-200ER
- MD-11

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by qatarairways
Wed Sep 03, 2003 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doha International Airport Expansion
Replies: 4
Views: 3508

Doha International Airport Expansion

As the new large international airport for Doha will not be ready in time to meet up with projected demand as well as the Asian Games 2006 Qatar Airways has planned a second phase of expansion to the current airport to be able to handle more aircraft and passengers. Currently DOH is suffering proble...

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by qatarairways
Fri Aug 29, 2003 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tough Choice
Replies: 10
Views: 2440

RE: Tough Choice

Scbriml, I was surprised you didn't pick Qatar Airways too, maybe you can convince your company. If you flew Business Class you would get the A330-200 the oldest of which is only a year old. Here is a photo of <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>'s business class: <a href="http://www.planepic...

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by qatarairways
Thu Aug 28, 2003 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways And Alitalia Codeshare
Replies: 1
Views: 4960

Qatar Airways And Alitalia Codeshare

Alitalia will codeshare with Qatar Airways on all 4 weekly flights between Doha and Rome(<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym>)/Milan(<acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym>) starting from September 7. The flights will be ...

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by qatarairways
Mon Aug 25, 2003 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Confirms Service To Basra From Aug 27th
Replies: 12
Views: 2600

RE: LOT Confirms Service To Basra From Aug 27th

9V-SVE, The Qatar Airways flights are not available for booking and instead carry aid as well medical and humanitarian personnel. There were passengers who flew for free but you have to have a special request and a good reason to fly. The first passenger was a Qatari woman who is married to an Iraqi...

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by qatarairways
Sun Aug 24, 2003 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Big Aircraft Order?
Replies: 26
Views: 4310

RE: Next Big Aircraft Order?

Vimanav, What I mentioned was based upon a Flight International article, while I know they are not always accurate this time it was based upon information directly from <acronym title="Kuwait Airways">KU</acronym> rather than second hand and "unnamed" sources. Here is a quote: <hr> <i>The carrier te...

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by qatarairways
Sat Aug 23, 2003 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Big Aircraft Order?
Replies: 26
Views: 4310

RE: Next Big Aircraft Order?

Kuwait Airways is studying aircraft replacements. They are considering the A32X/B738 to replace their current A320, the B7E7/A332 for the A310/A300 replacement as well as the A340-300E/A340-500/B777-200LR to replace their A340/B777. If the Boeing exclusivity agreement still counts then expect a nice...

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by qatarairways
Fri Aug 22, 2003 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The 7E7 Supposed To Become The 787....?
Replies: 10
Views: 4777

RE: Is The 7E7 Supposed To Become The 787....?

Once there was a large "787" waterprint in the background of Boeing's homepage. It was very faint but I was surprised not many more people noticed it.

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by qatarairways
Wed Aug 20, 2003 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The Majors Fly To Urumqi And Lhasa Ever?
Replies: 9
Views: 4467

RE: Will The Majors Fly To Urumqi And Lhasa Ever?

Qatar Airways were considering extending some of their Doha - Khatmandu flights into Lhasa for European trekkers. Nothing came of that though but it is always a possibility in the future.

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by qatarairways
Wed Aug 20, 2003 1:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qatar Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 3111

RE: Qatar Airways

I used to have photos of the A330 but all were lost. I took a photo of the business class on the A319 which is the same as on the A330, just with different fabric colour. Here it is: <a href="http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?127314" target=_blank>http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?1273...

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by qatarairways
Tue Aug 19, 2003 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Are You Paying For Gas?
Replies: 76
Views: 6851

RE: How Much Are You Paying For Gas?

About US$0.72 for every US Gallon here in Qatar for Super. It used to be a little bit lower though.

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by qatarairways
Tue Aug 19, 2003 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SriLankan Airlines With Two Additional Airbus A340
Replies: 30
Views: 5398

RE: SriLankan Airlines With Two Additional Airbus A340

Here are some quotes from an article I found today: DOHA: The Doha station of SriLankan Airlines recorded an eight per cent increase over its targetted growth for the year 2002-2003, a senior official said yesterday. The Sri Lankan flag carrier is also considering the addition of one more flight bet...

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by qatarairways
Sun Aug 17, 2003 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwiat Airways? Any Good?
Replies: 8
Views: 2996

RE: Kuwiat Airways? Any Good?

I only flew Kuwait Airways short haul. The A320's were clean and comfortable (in F), the cabin crew were very attentive and friendly. In fact they were some of the best I have experienced on short haul flights. The flights were all on time. For food we had some cold cuts which is not as good as the ...

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by qatarairways
Sun Aug 17, 2003 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Winter Update
Replies: 14
Views: 4042

RE: Qatar Airways Winter Update

Behramjee, The new order was for 6 A330-300, 8 A330-200 + 6 options. <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> also had an order for 8 A330-200 from 2001 as well as 2 A330-200 leased from GECAS making a total of 30. <b><i>"Can someone please explain to me the reason why they are flying to CEBU? I ...

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by qatarairways
Sat Aug 16, 2003 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Winter Update
Replies: 14
Views: 4042

RE: Qatar Airways Winter Update

Teahan, I forgot to add that according to some press reports Zurich was supposed to come online with the winter timetable. Nothing loaded on amadeus yet and the winter timetable is only two months away. My guess is that it'll either happen early next year or that <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</a...

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by qatarairways
Sat Aug 16, 2003 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Winter Update
Replies: 14
Views: 4042

RE: Qatar Airways Winter Update

Teahan, I sent you a <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> in Aviation Gulf a week or so ago regarding the subject. There is an explanation there. Anyways it should appear in the next update of Airbus' website because <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> has already secured financ...

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by qatarairways
Fri Aug 15, 2003 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Winter Update
Replies: 14
Views: 4042

Qatar Airways Winter Update

Below you will find some of the changes that will occur during <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>'s winter timetable: <b><u>New Destinations:</b></u> - <b>Vienna</b>, Austria 3x weekly from November. Flights will operate via Munich on the A300-622R but will go to the A330-200 soon after. - ...

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by qatarairways
Sat Aug 02, 2003 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isreal Steps Way Over A Line
Replies: 43
Views: 2133

RE: Isreal Steps Way Over A Line

Yyz717 I want to point out that it is a myth that Palestinians were not absorbed by other Arab countries. Many were accepted especially in 1948 and 1967. There is a large population of Palestinians living in the Gulf and most of those who immigrated before the 80's were given citizenships. In Qatar ...

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by qatarairways
Thu Jul 31, 2003 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any ZRH Winter News?
Replies: 16
Views: 2781

RE: Any ZRH Winter News?

"I think if <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> wants to be competitive against <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> and other carriers they have to offer NON-stop services to/from Doha and beyond Doha again." Sorry if I wasn't clear earlier but I meant that the flig...

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by qatarairways
Thu Jul 31, 2003 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any ZRH Winter News?
Replies: 16
Views: 2781

RE: Any ZRH Winter News?

The original plan was to operate Munich and Zurich in a combined routing but <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> decided to wait for the A319LR instead. It will be operated with 8 Business Class seats like the ones on the A330-200 (see below) and 102 economy seats. Flights to <acronym title=...

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by qatarairways
Thu Jul 31, 2003 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any ZRH Winter News?
Replies: 16
Views: 2781

RE: Any ZRH Winter News?

QR to <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> has been confirmed by the CEO of <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> in their Paris press conference last month. The service will operate with the A319-100LR. Swissgabe is the <acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat ...

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by qatarairways
Sun Jul 27, 2003 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Landmark Vote Sends Japanese Troops To Iraq
Replies: 72
Views: 4498

RE: Landmark Vote Sends Japanese Troops To Iraq

Yyz717, "Good, I see you've dropped the dead-end oil angle. It couldn't be supported anyway." I agree with Alpha 1 when he said "I've always maintained it was not SOLELY about oil, and that oil wasn't the main reason we went to war, but if you SERIOUSLY believe oil politics played absolutely no roll...

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by qatarairways
Thu Jul 24, 2003 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Record -Only 30 Seconds To Clear The Customs
Replies: 16
Views: 3882

RE: World Record -Only 30 Seconds To Clear The Customs

In Dubai they have a similar system but instead they use a laser scanner for your fingerprints and you pass through gates like those in train stations. It costs about US$40 a year for the service.

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by qatarairways
Wed Jul 23, 2003 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The 747 Used In The Airliners.net Logo?
Replies: 12
Views: 7077

RE: What's The 747 Used In The Airliners.net Logo?

<img src="http://www.airliners.net/graphics/paneldel2-1.GIF"> <img src="http://www.airliners.net/graphics/paneldel3-1.GIF"><img src="http://www.airliners.net/graphics/paneldel4-2.GIF"><img src="http://www.airliners.net/graphics/paneldel5-2.GIF"><img src="http://www.airliners.net/graphics/paneldel6-1...

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by qatarairways
Tue Jul 22, 2003 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways Adding Maldives
Replies: 3
Views: 2573

RE: Kuwait Airways Adding Maldives

Swissgabe is correct. It operated last year KWI-MLE-CMB-KWI one day and KWI-CMB-MLE-KWI the other.

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by qatarairways
Sun Jul 20, 2003 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About A7-CJA
Replies: 3
Views: 1710

RE: Question About A7-CJA

As you said it is an Emir and not King and yes A7-CJA is a commercial non-VIP aircraft. The configuration is 8J/102Y and will be used initially between DOH and <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym> and then TIP and <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), S...

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by qatarairways
Sat Jul 19, 2003 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Islamic Fashion Website And Conversion Story
Replies: 27
Views: 2244

RE: Islamic Fashion Website And Conversion Story

I don't believe there is such thing as Islamic fashion. The designs showed by Airmale are more ethnic and cultural than religious. Some things come from Syria, Morroco, the Gulf etc...

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by qatarairways
Fri Jul 18, 2003 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nice Pic Of GF A320 In New C/s
Replies: 12
Views: 5226

RE: Nice Pic Of GF A320 In New C/s

I actually like the livery but in IMHO the titling should be a bit larger and in a different colour as it is difficult to see. One thing that would be interesting too see would be how the gold colour lasts in the hot, humid and sunny Gulf. Ejazz, Small world indeed  <img src="/discussions/graph...

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by qatarairways
Fri Jul 18, 2003 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nice Pic Of GF A320 In New C/s
Replies: 12
Views: 5226

RE: Nice Pic Of GF A320 In New C/s

The aircraft looks very nice especially when seen head on. The gold looks more like bronze. I was flying <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-DOH on a Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-ACD 12th July 2003. While we were taxiing to the runway I saw the same A...

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by qatarairways
Fri Jul 18, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Leases Six Boeing 73Gs
Replies: 4
Views: 1879

RE: EasyJet Leases Six Boeing 73Gs

According to the SALE press release all aircraft will be on a sale and lease back agreement meaning all were originally EasyJet orders.

http://www.saleleasing.com/article.php?id=5037

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by qatarairways
Wed Jul 16, 2003 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Holidays: Maldives Vs Seychelles
Replies: 5
Views: 3294

RE: Holidays: Maldives Vs Seychelles

Zizou and Swissgabe,

Thanks for your replies. I compared the prices and as you said the prices would be cheaper for Maldives, actually about half the price for similar packages. Maybe it would be best to combine the Maldives with South India or Sri Lanka for more things to do.

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by qatarairways
Mon Jul 14, 2003 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways 319 @ YYC
Replies: 8
Views: 1950

RE: Qatar Airways 319 @ YYC

C172Akula,

The aircraft was carrying the Minister of Energy and Industry and delegates as you said on Oil and Gas business. It should head back to IAD from Canada.

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by qatarairways
Mon Jul 14, 2003 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Holidays: Maldives Vs Seychelles
Replies: 5
Views: 3294

Holidays: Maldives Vs Seychelles

For people who have been to both the Maldives and the Seychelles which do you reccomend? Which had better beaches? how about the diving? Maldives would be more convenient as it will be a non-stop flight from Doha but the Seychelles would involve a stop in <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB /...

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by qatarairways
Sun Jul 13, 2003 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar A310 At ZRH
Replies: 12
Views: 2896

RE: Qatar A310 At ZRH

ZRH is no longer a rumour as it was confirmed by <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>'s CEO. The service will be on the A319LR when it starts. The A319LR will be configured with 8 Business Class seats and 102 economy class seats, the seats will be like those on the A330. The original plan was...

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by qatarairways
Wed Jul 09, 2003 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SriLankan Airlines Launches New Website ...
Replies: 16
Views: 10305

RE: SriLankan Airlines Launches New Website ...

Srilankan_340,

Nope both Qatar and Bahrain are in Asia. The Middle East is more of a region much like "Western Europe" or "South East Asia" but technically both Qatar and Bahrain are in Asia and just like Sri Lanka is considered to be in Southern Asia we are in West Asia.

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by qatarairways
Wed Jul 09, 2003 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SriLankan Airlines Launches New Website ...
Replies: 16
Views: 10305

RE: SriLankan Airlines Launches New Website ...

"I think its the first in Asia."

Qatar Airways has been offering this service for a while. I believe GF does too but I am not sure.

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by qatarairways
Mon Jul 07, 2003 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways 319 @ YYC
Replies: 8
Views: 1950

RE: Qatar Airways 319 @ YYC

"Don't know why it is here" The aircraft is an A319CJ fitted out with an all First/Business Class interior. It recently was in Washington DC and is a probably a government flight but it could also be on a charter for another reason as it used by sports teams, executives etc... <br><center><font colo...

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by qatarairways
Sun Jul 06, 2003 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways/Qatar Amiri Flight
Replies: 1
Views: 4001

RE: Qatar Airways/Qatar Amiri Flight

I honestly don't know the reason, it could simply just be a typo. As you said all these aircraft are operated by the government. They have their own operations department with their own dedicated cabin and flight crew which are generally sourced from Qatar Airways. Since a few years ago the Amiri fl...

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