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by airmale
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine
Replies: 11
Views: 1995

Re: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine

So is QR, 4 weekly A330 freighter.....

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by airmale
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 59708

Re: Swiss aviation thread - 2018

Qatar Airways will operate to Zurich with their new business class cabin, QSuite, starting 01 NOV 18, Daily

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by airmale
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings could take over Swiss GVA ops
Replies: 32
Views: 4499

Re: Eurowings could take over Swiss GVA ops

Qatar flies daily from GVA, usually with A350.... And Not as stated by Faro only 5 times..

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by airmale
Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF To Operate SSJ100
Replies: 27
Views: 18311

RE: AF To Operate SSJ100

http://www.cityjet.com/news/cityjet-...livery-of-15-superjet-ssj100.shtml

[Edited 2016-02-03 04:00:22]

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by airmale
Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Airlines To Oman
Replies: 19
Views: 3056

RE: EU Airlines To Oman

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fallap" class="quote" target="_blank">Fallap</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I meant all of Om...

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by airmale
Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Airlines To Oman
Replies: 19
Views: 3056

RE: EU Airlines To Oman

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/offloaded" class="quote" target="_blank">offloaded</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Pull up an av...

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by airmale
Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Airlines To Oman
Replies: 19
Views: 3056

RE: EU Airlines To Oman

Have just noticed, that with the (northern) winter time table, Frankfurt-Muscat is no longer bookable on lufthansa.com. Only shows connections via ZRH.

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by airmale
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Airlines To Oman
Replies: 19
Views: 3056

RE: EU Airlines To Oman

My question is, is there any bilateral restriction on those EU carriers to operate nonstop?

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by airmale
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Airlines To Oman
Replies: 19
Views: 3056

EU Airlines To Oman

Does anyone know why all european airlines flying to Muscat have an intermediate stop somewhere? Why are none of them flying nonstop? Oman Air flies from <acronym title="Muscat - International (Seeb) (MCT / OOMS), Oman">MCT</acronym> nonstop to all EU Destinations. KLM via Doha Swiss via Dubai Lufth...

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by airmale
Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Regional To Cut Staff
Replies: 18
Views: 8869

Etihad Regional To Cut Staff

Etihad Regional will lay off 60 out of 350 staff in Switzerland, due to the recent announcement to further cut routes. Link in Italian: <a href="http://www.cdt.ch/ticino/economia/124637/darwin-taglia-in-60-restano-a-casa.html" target="_blank">http://www.cdt.ch/ticino/economia/12...n-taglia-in-60-res...

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by airmale
Sun Jan 25, 2015 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Flying Domestic Flights In Iran?
Replies: 9
Views: 4755

RE: Qatar Flying Domestic Flights In Iran?

QR has announced and postponed Saudi service a few times. Not sure if it ever gets off the ground:
http://www.almahaairways.com/

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by airmale
Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QR964 SGN-PNH. My Shortest Commercial Flight
Replies: 6
Views: 7451

RE: QR964 SGN-PNH. My Shortest Commercial Flight

30 min flight and you expected to have a shoulder massage, 5-course meal? Or what exactly did you think you purchased wtih this ticket? It got you from A to B, didnt it?

Happy travels!

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by airmale
Fri Jan 09, 2015 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting News Piece On Live Aircraft Data Steam
Replies: 46
Views: 5899

RE: Interesting News Piece On Live Aircraft Data Steam

Qatar Airways CEO is also pushing for this to become an industry standard:

http://atwonline.com/avionics/qatar-...ushes-live-aircraft-data-streaming

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by airmale
Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Strike
Replies: 69
Views: 13627

RE: Lufthansa Strike

Dear Lufthans Pilots, Yes, please go on strike, your (premium) Passengers will get a chance to fly the competition (also from the middle east), maybe for the first time, and experience the difference. Your competitors appreciate the new business and hope those passengers will be returning in the fut...

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by airmale
Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways To Fly From Barcelona To S America
Replies: 33
Views: 11100

RE: Qatar Airways To Fly From Barcelona To S America

Yes of course
And what about Athens-New York? You wanted to fly that as well, Mr Al Baker...... but nothing happened since

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by airmale
Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR To Launch FRA As First A350 Route
Replies: 49
Views: 12337

RE: QR To Launch FRA As First A350 Route

GVA overdue for a 787? Maybe during the summer months, but the rest of the year its too much capacity....

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by airmale
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Int'l Airlines Issues With Pilots Union
Replies: 7
Views: 1712

Swiss Int'l Airlines Issues With Pilots Union

I don't think that government involvement will change anything. Aviation is a globalised industry, consolidation in Europe will continue. <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> is part of <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acr...

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by airmale
Wed Feb 05, 2014 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish Newspaper Reveals "the Truth About QR"
Replies: 162
Views: 41916

RE: Swedish Newspaper Reveals "the Truth About QR"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyboy_se" class="quote" target="_blank">flyboy_se</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Also <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR...

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by airmale
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GVA Latest Long-Haul News?
Replies: 21
Views: 7962

RE: GVA Latest Long-Haul News?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/faro" class="quote" target="_blank">faro</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>And how about the ME3? I understand that <a...

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by airmale
Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Star Lanka Sub? Air Asia X Plan Colombo
Replies: 4
Views: 4396

RE: Jet Star Lanka Sub? Air Asia X Plan Colombo

I doubt that the Sri Lankan government will approve a deal with AirAsia X and their longhaul plans to <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>. The government owned SriLankan Airlines has their own plans to start <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarin...

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by airmale
Mon May 27, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will QR To Upgrade VIE Or Other Euro Destinations?
Replies: 14
Views: 6170

RE: Will QR To Upgrade VIE Or Other Euro Destinations?

Just a small correction: Vienna was not "always" operated with an A320. In 2003/2004 the flight was an A300, operating <acronym title="Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / E...

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by airmale
Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan To Order 10 A330/350
Replies: 21
Views: 11510

RE: Sri Lankan To Order 10 A330/350

<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="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sri Lan...

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by airmale
Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Doha Airport (Hamad) To Open April 1 To 10 AL
Replies: 65
Views: 18717

RE: New Doha Airport (Hamad) To Open April 1 To 10 AL

This is also a nice link, with lots of statistics, photos of Hamad International Airport:

http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/121...ccess_key=key-1wqqk8e6mpw0ctcrq0hy

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by airmale
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA To Start 4xweekly PEK-GVA On May 7
Replies: 11
Views: 4021

RE: CA To Start 4xweekly PEK-GVA On May 7

GVA-PEK? That is surprising.... Star Alliance Partner Swiss only has a limited network in GVA to feed this flight. I wish them luck....

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by airmale
Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Anchorage, Zurich & St. Petersburg
Replies: 75
Views: 16719

RE: Icelandair To Anchorage, Zurich & St. Petersburg

just quickly looking at your post, I was confused. I thought you mean WOW Air (from Iceland) is starting Zurich & Anchorage..... but it's Icelandair.....

http://wowair.com/en

[Edited 2012-08-24 09:48:06]

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by airmale
Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On Buddy Passes Call Media Due To Full Flights
Replies: 255
Views: 37391

RE: Pax On Buddy Passes Call Media Due To Full Flights

The employee sponsoring those buddy passes should be banned from handing out such tickets to friends. For at least 5 years.

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by airmale
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mallorca Bound On An A(B)333: BRU-STR-PMI
Replies: 53
Views: 17283

RE: Mallorca Bound On An A(B)333: BRU-STR-PMI

Nice trip report. But one small correction to the <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> <acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-<acronym title="Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), ...

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by airmale
Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Cease Activities At BRU As Of 1 Nov
Replies: 121
Views: 24618

RE: AA To Cease Activities At BRU As Of 1 Nov

So <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> had 33 people on their payroll for Sales and Ops for just one single daily flight? This sounds like an awful lot. I am sorry for the people losing their jobs in <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Be...

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by airmale
Tue Jul 17, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Flash Mob In New S4 Satellite In CDG (Video)
Replies: 7
Views: 4660

RE: AF Flash Mob In New S4 Satellite In CDG (Video)

a bit lame compared with what Beirut Airport Duty Free did:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccy-EQPH3LU

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by airmale
Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan To Join Oneworld
Replies: 44
Views: 14080

RE: Sri Lankan To Join Oneworld

Lets just hope they manage their finances well until they enter <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym> in 2013: <a href="http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2012/03/25/srilankan-airlines-gears-for-a-crash-landing/" target="_blank">http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2012/0...irlines-gears-for-a-...

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by airmale
Thu May 10, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Present German Study To Access BER & SGT
Replies: 12
Views: 8171

RE: Emirates Present German Study To Access BER & SGT

It's not like Stuttgart is on a remote island.....lol. <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> flies to many airports near <acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym>, (Frankfurt, Zurich come to mind)..... I doubt that there is that much traf...

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by airmale
Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways To Launch ATL, ORD, BOS With 787s
Replies: 88
Views: 20993

RE: Qatar Airways To Launch ATL, ORD, BOS With 787s

New York via Europe? Maybe <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> brings back <acronym title="Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>-<acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy Internation...

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by airmale
Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan To Drop ZRH, MXP, FCO
Replies: 11
Views: 4275

RE: Sri Lankan To Drop ZRH, MXP, FCO

Well the swiss market has changed since 2004/5 when SriLankan left Zurich. Back then there was 1 daily <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> flight to Dubai, 4 weekly <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> to Doha from Zurich. Now you have 2 daily <acronym title="Emirate...

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by airmale
Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France S12 Changes
Replies: 56
Views: 11795

RE: Air France S12 Changes

Paris-Bangkok reduced to 3 weekly flights only? Is AF having a hard time to compete with the big 3 airlines from the middle east on this major trunk route?

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by airmale
Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 8829

RE: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Shany" class="quote" target="_blank">Shany</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Shany, the Frankfur...

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by airmale
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 8829

RE: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> When ...

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by airmale
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 8829

RE: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yegbey01" class="quote" target="_blank">yegbey01</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Well maybe thos...

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by airmale
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations
Replies: 28
Views: 8829

Air Mauritius To Drop Various Destinations

As per this news release (in french only): <a href="http://www.lemauricien.com/article/mk-confirme-suspension-vols-vers-milan-gen%C3%A8ve-et-francfort" target="_blank">http://www.lemauricien.com/article/m...ers-milan-gen%C3%A8ve-et-francfort</a> Air Mauritius will drop various destinations (Geneva, ...

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by airmale
Wed Feb 01, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOHA's New Airport
Replies: 13
Views: 6397

DOHA's New Airport

Interesting video of "the Chief" and his new airport in Doha:

http://edition.cnn.com/video/?/video...ies-richard-quest-doha-airport.cnn

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by airmale
Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay Staff Of Flag Carriers Where Gay Is Illegal?
Replies: 49
Views: 16048

RE: Gay Staff Of Flag Carriers Where Gay Is Illegal?

If this new job is based in the US/Canada, there is absolutely no issue with your friend being gay. And when travelling to <acronym title="Antinea Airlines (Algeria)">HO</acronym>, as long as he is not involved in any action which is against the law of that country, then there is no danger at all. I...

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by airmale
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Timeline Of United's Washington Dulles Hub
Replies: 77
Views: 11413

RE: Timeline Of United's Washington Dulles Hub

Zurich, Geneva also started in 1992.
Geneva until 1994, Zurich until 1998..... then started again in 2004

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by airmale
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Announces 3 New Destinations
Replies: 17
Views: 12076

RE: Gulf Air Announces 3 New Destinations

BAH-<acronym title="Juba (JUB / HSSJ), South Sudan">JUB</acronym> is a 5hour flight in an E190..... does that aircraft offer PTV or any kind of inflight entertainment? The <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> E190 has a 2-2 seating in Y, and 1-2 in C..... sounds all a bit ...

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by airmale
Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Swiss Aviation Thread No. 27
Replies: 245
Views: 32597

RE: New Swiss Aviation Thread No. 27

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/paris380" class="quote" target="_blank">paris380</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thank god, Fr...

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by airmale
Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qatar Business - Worst Experience
Replies: 70
Views: 28106

RE: Qatar Business - Worst Experience

Can this still be considered a TRIP Report?

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by airmale
Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qatar Business - Worst Experience
Replies: 70
Views: 28106

RE: Qatar Business - Worst Experience

oh, this is odd. I have flown <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> a number of times in both Economy and Business Class and have not come accross anything you describe above. But I would certainly contact your local <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> office in writing and tell them a...

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by airmale
Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Qatar A319 Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3533

RE: Qatar A319 Questions

The A319 are being refurbished and will offer individual <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> touch screens in each seat with over 700 audio/video options in both cabins. You will also be able to send and receive SMS and MMS messages inflight and and browse the web using your own m...

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