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by umit
Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Batman Vs. Superman Livery On TK 77W
Replies: 23
Views: 4953

RE: Batman Vs. Superman Livery On TK 77W

My friend in WB was involve in to this since the beginning but it was kept very confidential since from the beginning as a matter of fact I am invited to unveilings of the plane monday . İf I go I would post couple of pictures

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by umit
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2015
Replies: 123
Views: 15538

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2015

I flew to Geneva round trip last week thru <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> Chartered planes (JRC and JRL 321) both ways they were full and service quality was excellent . It was also a nice experience taking off when it was a highly windy day (TK cancelled over 200 flights that day) ....

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by umit
Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK Potentially Discriminates Against Worker In MAD
Replies: 65
Views: 9359

RE: TK Potentially Discriminates Against Worker In MAD

Unfortunately , widespread discrimination is part of the daily life in Turkey although people are getting wore and more against to it. (Our prime minister just said on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> something like '' SORRY but they even call me Armenian'' . ) On the other han...

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by umit
Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14754

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

Thanks Laxintl and <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> 105 I completed my travel in both <acronym title="Jet Airways (India)">9W</acronym> . Actually I kind of liked A-330 and <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym>'s own 777's business classes more comparing to <acronym title="Jet...

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by umit
Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330
Replies: 18
Views: 6753

RE: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330

Congradtion , hope to fly with you one day ....

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by umit
Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14754

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

I will be flying to London tomorrow morning with one of <acronym title="Jet Airways (India)">9W</acronym> 777, this is going to be my first flight on <acronym title="Jet Airways (India)">9W</acronym> plane , what are the differences on business section between <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</a...

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by umit
Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2014
Replies: 149
Views: 17605

RE: Turkish Aviation January 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/emrecan" class="quote" target="_blank">emrecan</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Possible , I ta...

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by umit
Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2014
Replies: 149
Views: 17605

RE: Turkish Aviation January 2014

There has been a lot of talk about capabilities of Ataturk airport for at least 3-4 years. During that time , plane numbers of <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> came from 100s to 240, passenger numbers up millions and airport still operates not with major problems . At certain time of t...

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by umit
Mon Dec 02, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 14345

RE: Turkish Aviation December 2013

While İ like and kind of got used of summaries done by TK787 , we should also give him a break time to time . Starting a treat should not be obligation of him but must remain as a gesture from him to us .. On the other hand , I don't think summary of 777ER is full of bashing as some other person tri...

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by umit
Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2013
Replies: 121
Views: 18303

RE: Turkish Aviation November 2013

I flew TK012 from NYC to Istanbul Tuesday. I think timing of this flight is excellent . Business and comfort class were full maybe few seats were available in Y. I am not impressed with the J cabin of 777 (with no wifi) , I think A 333 has a better J class . Maybe because of timing neither the dinne...

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by umit
Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 16851

RE: Turkish Aviation October 2013

Today I tried to book a flight 003 in C , and I am in the waiting list . TK seems to have no problem filling those expensive seats ??

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by umit
Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2013
Replies: 96
Views: 15280

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2013

I used PGS and Atlas for my short Dalaman trip last week and I have couple of notes for those trips 1) Whenever I use PGS to Dalaman , flight always made a right turn after the take off at SWA and landed thru land whereas when I take Anadolu or <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> they alw...

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by umit
Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2013
Replies: 97
Views: 14777

RE: Turkish Aviation July 2013

I heard that United will stop flying to Istanbul by october.

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by umit
Fri May 03, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2013
Replies: 109
Views: 19228

RE: Turkish Aviation May 2013

I watcted the tender and found it very interesting that lower bid at first round was 4 billion and highest was 9 billion then it had gone up to +22 billion ? what a calculations bidders made ?

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by umit
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2013
Replies: 149
Views: 18402

RE: Turkish Aviation April 2013

When I looked the management of TK on what they have done in last several years , their pros are more then cons. Therefore , whatever they decide it would probably be the good one .

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by umit
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2013
Replies: 162
Views: 15934

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2013

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TK105" class="quote" target="_blank">TK105</a> (<a href="#139" class="quote">Reply 139</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Welcome to a.net ...

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by umit
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2013
Replies: 162
Views: 15934

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2013

<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="#133" class="quote">Reply 133</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Actually consider...

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by umit
Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2013
Replies: 162
Views: 15934

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2013

I saw in at airporthaber , interview with Mr. Topcu that he says they leased seven 777 coming in april . Anybody knows where are they coming from ?

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by umit
Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2013
Replies: 152
Views: 15700

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2013

I flew back from London to Istanbul by 738-JHO , delivered just a few days ago . I have never been such a new plane before . It was even smelling like a new car and even the wings were shining differently . Interior was looking great in business class specialy when they turned on blue lights of sky ...

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by umit
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2013
Replies: 152
Views: 15700

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2013

Very old looking 738 , kahramanmaras , i wonder how old it is.? Vey turbolent rouge we had also

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by umit
Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2013
Replies: 152
Views: 15700

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2013

For the winter break of my doughter , i used my hard earned miles to take her to london on j class.now i am at the airport for tk1985 and plane switched from 330-300 to 738 .. Lets see if they are going to make another last minute change  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/g...

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by umit
Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IST Plans The World's Biggest Airport: 150 Mio Pax
Replies: 101
Views: 26599

RE: IST Plans The World's Biggest Airport: 150 Mio Pax

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airbazar" class="quote" target="_blank">airbazar</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Would that be...

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by umit
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2012
Replies: 160
Views: 11453

RE: Turkish Aviation November 2012

I flew with 343 Diyarbakir last week to London (J) it looked like pretty well maintained to me . Off course on the way back new 330 /300 was much better

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by umit
Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2012
Replies: 156
Views: 16876

RE: Turkish Aviation August 2012

I flew Istanbul Bodrum with anadolu jet couple of days ago from <acronym title="Istanbul - Sabiha Gokcen (SAW / LTFJ), Turkey">SAW</acronym> and very interestingly (for me ,first time) after we took off plane made a left turn , cross the bosphorus , we took the Ataturk airport to our left ( I was ab...

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by umit
Sun Aug 05, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish 747-8I Or A380?
Replies: 67
Views: 26729

RE: Turkish 747-8I Or A380?

I think when we talk about the space on Ataturk airport when the VLA"s' specially 748s come,we should also think about 8 airbus 340s those will be retired

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by umit
Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Suspend IST Operations
Replies: 137
Views: 21488

Delta Suspend IST Operations

Gloomy economic prospects: The Turkish economy is heavily linked with that of the E.U., with over half of all imports and exports of Turkey going to/from the E.U. Between that and the high levels of FDI between Turkey and E.U. partners, there is a lot of economic interdependence. Should the situatio...

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by umit
Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2012
Replies: 173
Views: 20316

RE: Turkish Aviation July 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MeCe" class="quote" target="_blank">MeCe</a> (<a href="#102" class="quote">Reply 102</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> would look nice in ...

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by umit
Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2012
Replies: 173
Views: 20316

RE: Turkish Aviation July 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TurkishWings" class="quote" target="_blank">TurkishWings</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Yes I...

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by umit
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2012
Replies: 173
Views: 20316

RE: Turkish Aviation July 2012

I flew Dalaman -Istanbul by Atlas yesterday . Even though fly was late about an hour and a half it was a nice experience to fly with them (they had to change the plane due to technical reasons) , plane (320) looked reasonable new ,clean , seat pitch was much wider then I thougt. More importantly cre...

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by umit
Fri Jul 06, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Expected Orders
Replies: 100
Views: 25817

RE: Farnborough Expected Orders

TK suppose to make a sizable order of 380 or 748 along with some 330s

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by umit
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2012
Replies: 173
Views: 20316

RE: Turkish Aviation July 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Seems like hand...

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by umit
Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 16809

RE: Turkish Aviation June 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NuD38" class="quote" target="_blank">NuD38</a> (<a href="#161" class="quote">Reply 161</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> thank you ... The...

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by umit
Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 16809

RE: Turkish Aviation June 2012

I flew to NYC and back on 17/23 june by <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> 1 and <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> 2 economy here is couple of notes about my trip: 1) First time in 777 and I loved the plane .I find the back of the plane very quiet can anyone confirm that? 2)...

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by umit
Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 16809

RE: Turkish Aviation June 2012

Is it possible to upgrade an economy class tickets (purchased by miles) to comfort class at the airport ? TK call center does not upgrade but they have no idea if it is possible at the airport .

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by umit
Wed May 09, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation May 2012
Replies: 108
Views: 14087

RE: Turkish Aviation May 2012

Welcome back Wing ... This tread is better with you and Pilot aydin I hope he returns too... (no offense to all other excellent distributers please )

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by umit
Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2012
Replies: 112
Views: 18056

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NuD38" class="quote" target="_blank">NuD38</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> favourism that much...

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by umit
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2012
Replies: 147
Views: 14496

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tcm" class="quote" target="_blank">tcm</a> (<a href="#108" class="quote">Reply 108</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I agree .. I am only ...

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by umit
Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2012
Replies: 147
Views: 14496

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2012

Many Arab/Golf countries have fixed exchange rates therefore they would not have exchange losses . Also they have been using (at least partly) cheaper petrol . Europen countries uses euro so if they buy airbus their liabilities always stays the same but if they buy boeing then they have exposure aga...

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by umit
Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2012
Replies: 147
Views: 14496

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tcm" class="quote" target="_blank">tcm</a> (<a href="#98" class="quote">Reply 98</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> hedging is usually expe...

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by umit
Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2012
Replies: 147
Views: 14496

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2012

it is again from the foreign exchange . Many firms with liabilities in <acronym title="Federal Express (USA)">FX</acronym> have this problem . HOWEVER, year end rate was, if I am not mistaken, close to 1.90 whereas it is 1,75 today . Multiply the liabilities with the difference of the exchange rate ...

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by umit
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK 3rd Daily JFK
Replies: 38
Views: 9478

RE: TK 3rd Daily JFK

sorry wrong forum  

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by umit
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK 3rd Daily JFK
Replies: 38
Views: 9478

RE: TK 3rd Daily JFK

I tried to make a reservation to NYC with my miles and it seems no single seat is available until august 17 unless buying with guaranteed miles .As a matter of fact I have never been able to buy ticket with regular miles . I will stop collecting thru s&m it really doesnt pay off , seems wings ca...

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by umit
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2012
Replies: 147
Views: 14496

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tcm" class="quote" target="_blank">tcm</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thanks ... What I dont ...

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by umit
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2012
Replies: 147
Views: 14496

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2012

I flew to Zurich on 28th when there was a heavy snow in Istanbul. Check in was disastreus .Only A and B counters were open at 6 am with 3 staff were working in each when there were hundreds of passengers in the lines. I got in to the line at about 5.45 and at 7 finally a guy came around and started ...

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by umit
Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2011
Replies: 161
Views: 14641

RE: Turkish Aviation December 2011

Hi everyone..Our pilot friends, specially Pilot Aydin and Wing have not been writing for some time, they are missed .. I indeed wonder their thoughts about General aviation in Turkey and recent issues about <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> as a matter of fact I really do like to see th...

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by umit
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2011
Replies: 170
Views: 16525

RE: Turkish Aviation October 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Turkish350XWB" class="quote" target="_blank">Turkish350XWB</a> (<a href="#118" class="quote">Reply 118</a>):<br/><i>Five bodies is a small fleet...

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by umit
Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2011
Replies: 170
Views: 16525

RE: Turkish Aviation October 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wing" class="quote" target="_blank">wing</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>And one question from me.What do you guys think ab...

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by umit
Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2011
Replies: 157
Views: 16040

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/robcol99" class="quote" target="_blank">robcol99</a> (<a href="#114" class="quote">Reply 114</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> thank you ....

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by umit
Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2011
Replies: 157
Views: 16040

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2011

I will be taking TK 1979 to London monday morning .TK web site shows it is a 330 but anybody has an idea what they usualy fly to London 333 or 332 or whatever is ready and handy that day ?

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by umit
Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2011
Replies: 157
Views: 16040

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2011

What happened to A340 that got stuck in India ? has it come back ? fixed ? engines changed ? Results of investigation ?

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