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by ferminbrif
Tue May 12, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,
Replies: 308
Views: 41551

Re: Boeing CEO: A major US airline likely will go out of business this year,

Because of covid-19 coronavirus some major airlines likely will go out of business soon.... :banghead: :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19
Replies: 49
Views: 7572

Re: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19

As a matter of fact, everybody everywhere is feelling the efects of covid-19. It’s gonna be that way even for one more year at least...

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by ferminbrif
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Not allowed to film or take photos in flight
Replies: 135
Views: 19812

Re: Not allowed to film or take photos in flight

Who cares about that policy…??? anyone can take pictures or videos completely unnoticed … LOL 8-) :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 20749

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

Better management. That’s so simple.

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by ferminbrif
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order
Replies: 197
Views: 30862

Re: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order

scbriml wrote:
JayBCN wrote:
The buyer making an offer ... is that really how it’s done ?


When the buyer has all the cards, why not?
I totally agree with you because Boeing is in such a weak position to negotiate….

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by ferminbrif
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus under new Malaysia Investigation for bribing AirAsia
Replies: 98
Views: 12149

Re: Airbus under new Malaysia Investigation for bribing AirAsia

Let’s put the feet back to the ground. In such a business negotiation, involving a huge amount of hundreds of millions or even billions $$/€€, of course some people are gonna get some tips.

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by ferminbrif
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condensation trails Turbobprop
Replies: 20
Views: 3973

Re: Condensation trails Turbobprop

Don't want to harp on the subject, but please, they are contrails, short for condensation trails, not chemtrails. Yes, turboprops can create contrails as well! Thinking too many people on this site listen to "coast to coast am".[/quote] Yeah, you’re right slcguy, they are contrails, not ch...

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by ferminbrif
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GoAir is planning order for 220 planes
Replies: 30
Views: 8231

Re: GoAir is planning order for 220 planes

Considering that Boeing Max Series are still grounded, most likely Airbus will get the order.... :airplane: :airplane: :airplane: :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republic pilot punches female co-worker
Replies: 51
Views: 11025

Re: Republic pilot punches female co-worker

According to the article, they were allegedly involved in an intimate relationship. Maybe now they are together again enjoying honeymoon. Toxic couples used to hit each other’s, do that in a regular basis....

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by ferminbrif
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed
Replies: 50
Views: 9361

Re: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed

Maybe the weed was for emotional support. So, nothing is going to happened….. :sarcastic: :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a pilot fly another airline's aircraft in an emergency?
Replies: 94
Views: 19326

Re: Can a pilot fly another airline's aircraft in an emergency?

If so, I’m wondering how can the crew members be sure that someone is a qualified pilot to that aircraft? :talktothehand: :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 11947

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

Super80Fan wrote:
Yawn. Welcome to 2019, where everyone is offended by everything.


Yeah, I totally agree with you. The life is now so complicate for everyone, the box is square, pizza is round and slices are triangle…. What a mess!! :shock: :? :lol:

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by ferminbrif
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI
Replies: 45
Views: 8444

Re: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI

Overreaction...it was INERT and all the firing mechanisms had been removed. We bring back empty canon shells from the desert on deployment all the time and no one bats an eyelash. Well, I’m wondering whether a bunch of inert things like that can be put together at later stage outside the airport…. ...

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by ferminbrif
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Nepal Ink Landmark Air Service Agreement, Lifting Frequencies Up to 98 per Week
Replies: 8
Views: 1506

Re: China Nepal Ink Landmark Air Service Agreement, Lifting Frequencies Up to 98 per Week

SFOtoORD wrote:
Kind of a bummer for Nepal to be overrun by even more tourists particularly to Pokhara. Was bound to happen though.


I guess it must be very good for them. Tourists going there also mean money going there…

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by ferminbrif
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
Replies: 88
Views: 12750

Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

Lately, there have been a lot of Tales from the crypt stories onboard AA flights: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head, F/A bitten by emotional support dog…. What’s next?

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by ferminbrif
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 179
Views: 25819

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

brucetiki wrote:
That's some rant for something that wasn't the airlines fault.
Bad planning on their part does not constitute an emergency on AA's part.


I totally agree with you. Now a days, it's kinda cool or fashion going viral for any reason. No matter whether you are right or not.

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by ferminbrif
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ
Replies: 128
Views: 21100

Re: AC Passenger left on plane at remote stand at YYZ

This story reminds me of UK sensationalism tabloids stories or like the balloon boy…. Its hard to believe it.
It may be true. Nevertheless, hard to believe it…

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by ferminbrif
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics
Replies: 70
Views: 7320

Re: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics

Definitely, CCS should be among top in the list, because CCS used to be a good place for a lot of routes. Just to name some: AMS, LHR, FCO, MIA, JFK/EWR, IAH, EZE, MEX, GRU, MEX, SCL….. not anymore because of HCh and NM politics :shock: :evil: :mad:

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by ferminbrif
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 11203

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

To change name implies a large waste of money.

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by ferminbrif
Wed May 29, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA
Replies: 82
Views: 17329

Re: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA

UA167 from Lisbon to IAD just attempted to divert to DCA. After going around once it landed at DCA just before a line of severe storms ripped through. Weather is the obvious reason, but has there been an international diversion like this before? Can CBP process these folks or do they have to get to...

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by ferminbrif
Thu May 23, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 564
Views: 56582

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

Considering Airbus has already announced to stop making A380 as orders dry up, I wouldn’t say it was a success for Airbus

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by ferminbrif
Mon May 20, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B 797 - One pilot cockpit?
Replies: 177
Views: 19673

Re: B 797 - One pilot cockpit?

We all already know that its technically possible an unmanned airliner cockpit. Nevertheless, who would like to fly in such a plane?. Everybody would be afraid or unwilling to fly in such conditions. Human touch is always needed. Somebody else remember Air Canada FL-143 (Gimli Glider) or US Airways ...

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by ferminbrif
Thu May 16, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does BA (and others) decide to use 20+ year old planes on specific popular routes?
Replies: 103
Views: 23546

Re: Why does BA (and others) decide to use 20+ year old planes on specific popular routes?

I’d say why cannot ?
According to you a 20 + years old plane cannot be used and should be sent to be scrapped or junk graveyard.
I don´t think so as long as the aircraft is good enough and properly maintained to fly

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by ferminbrif
Fri May 10, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 48
Views: 8507

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

Good reason to listen to the evac instructions to begin with. :-)[/quote]

I never get tired of paying attention to those instructions. Most people just don’t even care about it.

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by ferminbrif
Fri May 10, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 48
Views: 8507

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

Thank you all for your explanations. Right, now I get it… PlanesNTrains and JetBuddy

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by ferminbrif
Fri May 10, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 48
Views: 8507

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

I’m still wondering the sequence of collision because the damage is in the front, yet the fuel truck is in the back….
In addition, the propeller is damaged.
:roll: :?: :banghead: :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Tue May 07, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 13648

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

A lot of places are dangerous enough to fly over. Nevertheless and generally speaking, there´s common sense and mutual agreement regarding civil aviation in most countries.

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by ferminbrif
Mon May 06, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM announces direct SCL-SYD flight
Replies: 41
Views: 8520

Re: LATAM announces direct SCL-SYD flight

Considering that this route is somewhere around Antarctica, I’m just wondering: in the event of diverting the aircraft for any reason needed, are there any airport down there to divert?

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by ferminbrif
Mon May 06, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vox: The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice
Replies: 17
Views: 5728

Re: Vox: The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice

Is Vox channel reliable enough regarding aviation issues? because a lot of news journalist aren’t despite working for important news channel.

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by ferminbrif
Mon May 06, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A much needed debate on carry on luggage.
Replies: 127
Views: 9728

Re: A much needed debate on carry on luggage.

The main and/or disgusting issue regarding “hand luggage” is that it´s supposed to be only one piece (1) per pax. Nevertheless, a lot of pax carry on 1+1+1 etc … that’s to say several hand luggage.
It should be, strictly one piece.

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by ferminbrif
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service
Replies: 142
Views: 33145

Re: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service

Why isn’t FLL a good alternative to MIA for London flights? A lot of posters have mentioned proximity to MIA (further south). How about for travelers coming from north of FLL? Maybe because it´s just a few miles away. Even if you’re coming from north of FLL, it doesn’t matter to drive a little bit ...

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by ferminbrif
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service
Replies: 142
Views: 33145

Re: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service

I always thought this route did not make any sense because Mia airport is just a few miles away.....

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by ferminbrif
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When are we going to have a Virtual Pilot?
Replies: 31
Views: 2332

Re: When are we going to have a Virtual Pilot?

Technically, it´s possible as of today. Nevertheless, nobody would like to fly or feel safe onboard. They are essential because machines can fail. Do you remember: Air Transat Flight 236, Air Canada Flight 143 better known as Gimli Glider and US Airways Flight 1549?. Human touch (Pilots) marked the...

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by ferminbrif
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?
Replies: 114
Views: 17663

Re: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?

MD-80s are just like policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) in Die hard…. Truly immortal … LOL :thumbsup: :wave: :weightlifter: :trophy:

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by ferminbrif
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 983 PEK-LAX Diversion to Anadyr
Replies: 35
Views: 8230

Re: Air China 983 PEK-LAX Diversion to Anadyr

Will be interesting to learn if there was an actual cargo fire or if it was a faulty indication.[/quote]

I guess it was a faulty indicator. Otherwise, the fire would have come out somewhere …..

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by ferminbrif
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman dries her panties under airplane air vent (video)
Replies: 23
Views: 5608

Re: Woman dries her panties under airplane air vent (video)

maybe the lady was pretty hot and needed to cool off.... :roll: :airplane:

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by ferminbrif
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It's now possible to buy your own airport in Sweden – if you can convince the owner
Replies: 11
Views: 1655

Re: It's now possible to buy your own airport in Sweden – if you can convince the owner

it has always been possible. The only requirement needed is to have enough money in your account......

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by ferminbrif
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Airbus start with 300?
Replies: 33
Views: 11142

Re: Why did Airbus start with 300?

Because Airbus had to start with any number. If they had started with 500 for example, now the question would be: Why did Airbus start with 500.....???
Boeing chose 700.
Ilyushin chose <100 and some >100
Bombardier, Migs.... etc all have numbers

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by ferminbrif
Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 12877

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2016

any aditional info on "Havana, CCS by December?" Thanks

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by ferminbrif
Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surprise, No Free Food On WestJet Transatlantics
Replies: 49
Views: 18058

RE: Surprise, No Free Food On WestJet Transatlantics

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SpaceshipDC10" class="quote" target="_blank">SpaceshipDC10</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Surprise, No Free Food On...

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by ferminbrif
Tue May 03, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA108 Intercepted By Hungarian Military
Replies: 18
Views: 10953

RE: BA108 Intercepted By Hungarian Military

maybe something like that happened to pilots onboard KAL 007 // KE007 back in sept-01st-1983 ??? I mean, probabbly they forgot to contact soviets ATC

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by ferminbrif
Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone Strikes Plane On Finals To LHR
Replies: 52
Views: 23422

RE: Drone Strikes Plane On Finals To LHR

to fly a drone near an airport should be considered a terrorist attack because it´s fully intentional and could be catastrofic.

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by ferminbrif
Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does A Christian Airline Exist?
Replies: 130
Views: 18919

Does A Christian Airline Exist?

noway because there isn't such a fanaticism among christian

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by ferminbrif
Mon Mar 07, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There A Market For SST?
Replies: 60
Views: 10166

RE: Is There A Market For SST?

I guess that political or legal limitations are going to be bigger than technological or even economic, because there will be limitations to fly supersonic over cities as well as happened to Concorde

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by ferminbrif
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Writes Off $592mm Trapped In Venezuela
Replies: 43
Views: 18058

RE: American Writes Off $592mm Trapped In Venezuela

The problem here is just the government. Nevertheless, what I don’t understand about this huge debt to every airline, is that how the every airlines management allowed the debt to grow so much? I think airlines management should have react earlier. So the debt wouldn’t be as much as it is now.

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by ferminbrif
Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If McDonnell Douglas Was Still In Business...?
Replies: 135
Views: 23839

RE: If McDonnell Douglas Was Still In Business...?

I guess that new TRIJETS would be still flying long haul ...... MD-11ER  

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by ferminbrif
Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bomb Threat On SQ1
Replies: 10
Views: 12532

RE: Bomb Threat On SQ1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DolphinAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">DolphinAir747</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>How do the authorities usually j...

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