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by dsa
Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue 2Q Profit Up 50 Percent
Replies: 4
Views: 3051

RE: Jetblue 2Q Profit Up 50 Percent

A good set of results, but I continue to wonder about their onboard product. They don't seem to offer that lower fares anymore and with Skybus and VA launching what is the future for their product? JETBLUE <acronym title="Minerva Airlines (Italy)">Q2</acronym> RESULTS SPECIAL: <a href="http://letsfi...

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by dsa
Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Reports 2Q Net Income Of $274 Million
Replies: 51
Views: 5525

RE: UAL Reports 2Q Net Income Of $274 Million

A good set of results for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, its obvious that international travel is going to be the future of the airline in terms of major profitability. Is TED counted as one of their 'regional affiliates?' Is TED profitable? I think <acronym title="United Airli...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 23, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Urged To Offset And Save The Planet
Replies: 3
Views: 3235

Airlines Urged To Offset And Save The Planet

'British airlines need to do more to help passengers offset carbon emitted during flights, according to a new report published today. The publication from the Environmental Audit Committee calls for more carriers to offer comprehensive carbon offsetting schemes as awareness of climate change increas...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Delivers First 737-700 To SonAir
Replies: 2
Views: 4118

Boeing Delivers First 737-700 To SonAir

'Boeing has delivered the first of two 737-700s to SonAir, Angola's air transportation arm of the national oil company Sonangol. The airplane is shown here taking off from Boeing Field. It departed Thursday en route to its home operating base in Luanda, Angola.' FULL STORY: <a href="http://www.letsf...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Unveils New NRT Clubhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 3128

Virgin Atlantic Unveils New NRT Clubhouse

'Virgin Atlantic has today unveiled it's latest Clubhouse or lounge for passengers at Tokyo's Narita Airport. The Clubhouse now comprises one large space with closed-off areas to provide privacy, allowing more passengers to be seated. In addition, two new sunken lounges offer banquet seating, while ...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bio-fuels To Fuel The Industry
Replies: 2
Views: 2026

Bio-fuels To Fuel The Industry

'Malcolm Watson, technical director of the UK Petroleum Industry Association, said that using the process of converting biomass to liquids (BtL) could help to slash the overall emissions released by flights around the world. However, he noted that it may be some time before such a move could be impl...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eos Airlines Opens New STN Lounge
Replies: 12
Views: 3089

Eos Airlines Opens New STN Lounge

'All business class carrier Eos Airlines has unveiled an all new lounge for it's passengers at the ever-popular London Stansted Airport. The gate-side facility, named Club 48 after the capacity of it's 757, features two 50-inch widescreen TVs, computers, Wi-Fi, a bar and catering services. Furnishin...

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by dsa
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Delivers 50th 737 To AirTran
Replies: 21
Views: 3848

RE: Boeing Delivers 50th 737 To AirTran

No its just a normal livery as far as I know, but what is the future for AirTran?

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by dsa
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Delivers 50th 737 To AirTran
Replies: 21
Views: 3848

Boeing Delivers 50th 737 To AirTran

The 50th Boeing Next-Generation 737in AirTran Airways' distinctive livery took off Monday following delivery at Boeing Field.

Full story at: http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html

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by dsa
Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Tribute To The Airbus A300/310
Replies: 12
Views: 5119

A Tribute To The Airbus A300/310

'This last week marked the delivery of the last ever Airbus A300/310 series aircraft ever to roll-out of Toulouse. The aircraft spearheaded Airbus into the limelight and established the company as an innovative pioneer of our industry. The airplane was the very first wide-body twin engine aircraft t...

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by dsa
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of Boeing's Fleet?
Replies: 5
Views: 5122

The Future Of Boeing's Fleet?

'After the excitement of the Boeing 787 roll-out this week speculation has continued to grow over the future of Boeing's fleet.' Source: <a href="http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html" target=_blank>http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html</a> The 787 is an obvious one, but wh...

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by dsa
Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces LGW
Replies: 11
Views: 2850

Aer Lingus Announces LGW

EI has announced a new London Gatwick to Dublin service with A320 equipment. Could this be a hint at its new hub?

http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html

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by dsa
Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Going To Make Another Tri Jet?
Replies: 24
Views: 6484

RE: Anyone Going To Make Another Tri Jet?

Tri-jets were great in their day but are no longer appropriate when there is ETOPS technology that is readily available and cheap. They are also make the aircraft less aero-dynamic and are harder to maintain, for example the wing mounted engines can be reached by ladder or other means quickly wherea...

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by dsa
Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Seat Numbers At 'record High'
Replies: 0
Views: 2181

Airline Seat Numbers At 'record High'

'There are now almost 310 million airline seats available on flights across the globe, according to new figures.' <a href="http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html" target=_blank>http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html</a> 7% increase on last year Any reflections or thoughts on ...

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by dsa
Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver One Of Virgin America's First Cities?
Replies: 6
Views: 5240

RE: Denver One Of Virgin America's First Cities?

Will <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> be a focus city or just a city. Would it be operated by an A319 or 320? Will <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton Intern...

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by dsa
Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver One Of Virgin America's First Cities?
Replies: 6
Views: 5240

Denver One Of Virgin America's First Cities?

'Speculation continued to grow last week about what new US start-up carrier Virgin America's first cities will be.'

Is Denver a likely choice?

Source: http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html

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by dsa
Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boeing Website Problems?
Replies: 3
Views: 1647

Boeing Website Problems?

Hi

Is there some problem with boeing.com, every time I try to visit it says 'the page cannot be displayed.'

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by dsa
Thu Jul 12, 2007 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAA Reports 0.6% Decrease In Passengers
Replies: 0
Views: 1249

BAA Reports 0.6% Decrease In Passengers

Hi BAA has announced a 0.6% decrease in passenger figures in its UK airports. Partly because of the security alerts and attacks at <acronym title="Glasgow - International (Abbotsinch) (GLA / EGPF), United Kingdom">GLA</acronym> causing cancellations and delays. <a href="http://letsfindaflight.com/pa...

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by dsa
Tue Jul 10, 2007 5:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel Awards 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1566

Travel Awards 2007

Hi Just voted in the Travel Awards 2007, they awards look okay. However I would question some of the airlines that have been nominated, but the airlines get a rewards and there are rewards points to get discounts off gifts and gadgets for everyone who votes. Could be interesting? My vote goes to: <a...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-900ER: Future Of Boeing 737?
Replies: 9
Views: 5691

Boeing 737-900ER: Future Of Boeing 737?

On the day we celebrate the launch of the future of Boeings fleet, one site has speculated that the 737-900ER could be the future short haul aircraft '737-900ER the next generation of the 737? Boeing has hinted that the Boeing 737-900ER will be the next generation of the ever popular 737 series. The...

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by dsa
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Congratulates Boeing
Replies: 92
Views: 20506

RE: Airbus Congratulates Boeing

Airbus did the right thing, they are perhaps returning the favour like Boeing's Randy Baseler did on the A380's launch. Once again covered in the '787 Launch Special' at: For those who are interested: <a href="http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html" target=_blank>http://letsfindaflight.c...

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by dsa
Sun Jul 08, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official 787 Rollout Thread!
Replies: 983
Views: 79623

RE: The Official 787 Rollout Thread!

Hi Been browsing the various aviation news pages and found this news site which has a '787 Launch Special' if any of you guys are interested. Gives info on satellite viewing and other order news. Will be updated througout the launch BOEING 787 DREALINER LAUNCH SPECIAL: <a href="http://letsfindafligh...

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by dsa
Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silverjet To Dubai?
Replies: 8
Views: 2615

Silverjet To Dubai?

Hi With the success of the NYC-<acronym title="London - Luton (LTN / EGGW), United Kingdom">LTN</acronym> with Silverjet services, you have to wonder what Silverjets new destination will be. Reading several aviation news sites the consensus seems to be Dubai or Chicago. I think Dubai as the article ...

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by dsa
Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA JFK-STN Eff 28OCT07; DFW/RDU-LGW Switch To LHR
Replies: 77
Views: 9920

RE: AA JFK-STN Eff 28OCT07; DFW/RDU-LGW Switch To LHR

Interesting aircraft choice, I suspected a 752 but I suppose they haave seen the popularity of the EOS and Maxjet services and think that the route is viable. The 763 will be used <a href="http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html" target=_blank>http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626...

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by dsa
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scottish Parliament Opened By Queen
Replies: 74
Views: 2283

RE: Scottish Parliament Opened By Queen

Scotland is nowhere near ready for independence, the SNP needs to concentrate on improving the region itself before it can even consider independence. You only have to look at the stagnant economy, violent crime and increasing number of people flocking south of the border to know that its not yet re...

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by dsa
Thu Jun 21, 2007 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'You And I' Voted Hillary's Campaign Song: Thanks
Replies: 32
Views: 2287

RE: 'You And I' Voted Hillary's Campaign Song: Thanks

The responses on here I think say a lot about the poltical demographic of this site, as well as the A.Net Elections Results in which the GOP won by quite a margin. Comments that Hillary's campaign has outsourced it's campaign song is simply untrue it was suggested by someone outside the campaign and...

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by dsa
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'You And I' Voted Hillary's Campaign Song: Thanks
Replies: 32
Views: 2287

RE: 'You And I' Voted Hillary's Campaign Song: Thanks

There is that but U2 which most Dems use are Irish so what difference does it make? It's a great song for Hillary, besides she didn't chose it, the voters did!

DSA

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by dsa
Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'You And I' Voted Hillary's Campaign Song: Thanks
Replies: 32
Views: 2287

'You And I' Voted Hillary's Campaign Song: Thanks

I just wanted to say thank you to all of you who voted 'You and I' for Hillary Clinton's campaign song, the song fits Hillary's message. YOU <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> I <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil...

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by dsa
Tue Jun 19, 2007 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airshow News And Updates To Your Desktop?!
Replies: 0
Views: 1869

Airshow News And Updates To Your Desktop?!

Hi Stumbled across this little beautie the other day, have found the live feeds and news useful especially in airshow season. It's got Google search and a pop up blocker, first alerted me to the <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> new c/s and Qatar's order. <acronym title="Doncaster /...

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by dsa
Tue Jun 19, 2007 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TOM Aircraft For REU?
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

RE: TOM Aircraft For REU?

I think they were, anyone care to update?

DSA

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by dsa
Tue Jun 19, 2007 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TOM Aircraft For REU?
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

RE: TOM Aircraft For REU?

Will it be fitted with the PTV's and will be they be on?

DSA

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by dsa
Mon Jun 18, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus Le Bourget 2007 Order Thread
Replies: 365
Views: 46182

RE: Official: Airbus Le Bourget 2007 Order Thread

Great news for Airbus and Qatar as well as Emirates. Some other websites reporting 'major Airbus orders.'

http://www.letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html

DSA

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by dsa
Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TOM Aircraft For REU?
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

RE: TOM Aircraft For REU?

Thanks, can't wait now I know its a 763!

DSA

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by dsa
Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TOM Aircraft For REU?
Replies: 7
Views: 2125

TOM Aircraft For REU?

Hi

Flying on TOM to REU on 26th June from MAN, anybody know the a/c?

Thanks

DSA

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by dsa
Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilverJet - New London LTN To Chicago Service
Replies: 32
Views: 7217

RE: SilverJet - New London LTN To Chicago Service

This website just reported it as well, looks like a sure thing?

http://letsfindaflight.com/page_1181845192626.html

DSA

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by dsa
Tue Jun 12, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice On Aviation Career
Replies: 6
Views: 3819

Advice On Aviation Career

Hi

My official leaving date from high school is June 22nd and I'd love to get a job in the industry preferably a customer service agent or passenger services agent. Has anyone got any links or advice abotu getting a job in the industry?

Any help is greatly appreciated

DSA

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by dsa
Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans
Replies: 21
Views: 2726

RE: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans

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by dsa
Sun Jun 10, 2007 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans
Replies: 21
Views: 2726

RE: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans

Please Vote for the Song 'YOU <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> I' for Hillary's Campaign song, just take a listen or watch the following video and you'll know its the perfect song to represent what Hillary is trying to achieve. VOTE <acro...

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans
Replies: 21
Views: 2726

RE: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans
Replies: 21
Views: 2726

RE: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net US Presidential Elections 2007 Results
Replies: 18
Views: 2288

RE: A.Net US Presidential Elections 2007 Results

This is all useful feedback, which can be included in the next election. I would like the next election to include as many members as possible

DSA

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net US Presidential Elections 2007 Results
Replies: 18
Views: 2288

RE: A.Net US Presidential Elections 2007 Results

The election was more focused on the popular vote

DSA

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 4:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans
Replies: 21
Views: 2726

Calling All Hillary And Aviation Fans

Hi Hillary is asking people to vote for a campaign song, when I noticed that 'You and I' is one of the songs to choose from. As many of you know this was used by <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> in many commercials in what turned out to be a successful ad campaign. I just wondered if anyone ...

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net US Presidential Elections 2007 Results
Replies: 18
Views: 2288

A.Net US Presidential Elections 2007 Results

Thank you to all those who voted, the election was transparent and relatively fair. Although they were some complaints of the candidates standing most voted for their party, while others voted for their 'other candidate.' The election was open to all in the International community and gave a real in...

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007
Replies: 68
Views: 3500

RE: A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007

Rudolph Giuliani:16

Hillary Clinton:13

Other:14

Total 43

ELECTION CLOSED - NO MORE VOTES PLEASE

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by dsa
Sat Jun 09, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007
Replies: 68
Views: 3500

RE: A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007

Rudolph Giuliani:16 Hillary Clinton:13 Other:13 Total 42 LAST HOURS <acronym title="Transports et Travaux Aériens de Madagascar">OF</acronym> ELECTION This is your last chance to vote in the A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007. Vote now, it takes 30 seconds at most! ELECTION CLOSING: ...

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by dsa
Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Term Limits
Replies: 92
Views: 2815

RE: Presidential Term Limits

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by dsa
Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007
Replies: 68
Views: 3500

RE: A.Net International US Presidential Elections 2007

A remind of candidate web links, check out their policies.

http://www.hillaryclinton.com

http://www.joinrudy.com

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by dsa
Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oasis Could Fly DSA-HKG By 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3201

RE: Oasis Could Fly DSA-HKG By 2012

Carried a million passengers in its first year, serving Europe, North America and the Carribean.

http://www.robinhoodairport.co.uk

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