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by krist0f
Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sloped Runways
Replies: 84
Views: 22959

RE: Sloped Runways

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by krist0f
Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP To Increase BSB To 6 Weekly On Feb 2008.
Replies: 18
Views: 4158

RE: TAP To Increase BSB To 6 Weekly On Feb 2008.

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by krist0f
Fri Feb 16, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Richard Quest Know Anything About Planes?
Replies: 21
Views: 20241

RE: Does Richard Quest Know Anything About Planes?

Ah I'm actually quite happy seeing someone like Richard Quest on CNN.. it's true that his shouting and vocal patterns can get quite annoying from time to time but he does bring some welcomed change from all the negative and sad news that we keep hearing all day long. Regardless of the fact that he's...

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by krist0f
Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK/Europe - Honolulu Non-stop?
Replies: 39
Views: 15057

RE: UK/Europe - Honolulu Non-stop?

I remember last year I flew <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>...

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by krist0f
Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First VarigLog B757-200F Arrives At GIG
Replies: 24
Views: 4075

RE: First VarigLog B757-200F Arrives At GIG

I'll be flying into <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> this coming Saturday (17/02) and will spend the best part of the morning there as well as on Friday 23/02 during the afternoon, is any chance to see this bird there at that time? Che...

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by krist0f
Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Considers Building Low Cost Terminal.
Replies: 41
Views: 3645

RE: BRU Considers Building Low Cost Terminal.

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by krist0f
Sun Feb 11, 2007 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Considers Building Low Cost Terminal.
Replies: 41
Views: 3645

RE: BRU Considers Building Low Cost Terminal.

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by krist0f
Sun Feb 11, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Considers Building Low Cost Terminal.
Replies: 41
Views: 3645

RE: BRU Considers Building Low Cost Terminal.

I think it's very sad the changes we're seeing here in Belgium nowadays.. first the entire story with the <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym>/TV merger and <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> be...

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by krist0f
Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB And SN Cancel Codeshare Flights
Replies: 6
Views: 3561

RE: IB And SN Cancel Codeshare Flights

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by krist0f
Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB And SN Cancel Codeshare Flights
Replies: 6
Views: 3561

RE: IB And SN Cancel Codeshare Flights

I don't work for <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> neither <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> so I can't comment on the inner workings of these airline companies but as a customer who regularly uses <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium...

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by krist0f
Tue Jan 30, 2007 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bird Strike Hits TAM Flight Out Of LDB
Replies: 0
Views: 3670

Bird Strike Hits TAM Flight Out Of LDB

Don't know if this has been posted yet but apparently yesterday a TAM flight (apparently JJ3760) from <acronym title="Londrina (LDB / SBLO), Brazil">LDB</acronym> to <acronym title="Campo Grande - International (CGR / SBCG), Brazil">CGR</acronym> ran into a bird strike during take off and got some b...

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by krist0f
Mon Jan 29, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Still Serve With Metal Knives
Replies: 62
Views: 8598

RE: Which Airlines Still Serve With Metal Knives

I know Iberia still does (at least in C class). I'm not sure about Y though. I flew <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> from <acronym title="Johannesburg - International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym> to <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acron...

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by krist0f
Mon Jan 29, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: God Censored On Delta Flight
Replies: 54
Views: 11489

RE: God Censored On Delta Flight

Oh well.. In Censorship We Trust :P Anyways, I just flew <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Johannesburg - International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym> on <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> in BusinessPlus last week an...

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by krist0f
Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TP Wants 15-20% More Frequencies To Brazil
Replies: 68
Views: 7067

RE: TP Wants 15-20% More Frequencies To Brazil

It's good to see that <acronym title="TAP Air Portugal">TP</acronym> wants to extend their frequencies to Brazil and I'm all for their expansion policy to airports other than the usual <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> and <acronym titl...

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by krist0f
Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig Brazilian Airlines...Do You Believe Or Not?!
Replies: 22
Views: 5940

RE: Varig Brazilian Airlines...Do You Believe Or Not?!

I've had quite a bad experience with <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> in March last year. I was supposed to fly <acronym title="Iguassu Falls - Cataratas (IGU / SBFI), Brazil">IGU</acronym>-<acronym title="Curitiba - Afonso Pena (CWB / SBCT), Brazil">CWB</acronym> but du...

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by krist0f
Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance Silver/ How Does It Work On Partners
Replies: 8
Views: 12110

RE: Star Alliance Silver/ How Does It Work On Partners

I'm Star Silver and the only perk I've been able to get on any of the partner airlines was a baggage allowance upgrade flying <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> between <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> and <acronym title="Sao ...

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by krist0f
Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines' 767 Long Haul Expansion
Replies: 52
Views: 10476

RE: Brussels Airlines' 767 Long Haul Expansion

I really hope <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> will look into some flights across to South America some day. I personally would gladly pay a few hundred Euros more for being able to fly direct <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Me...

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by krist0f
Sat Oct 28, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Sabena" Brand Name Reborn
Replies: 126
Views: 17544

RE: "Sabena" Brand Name Reborn

While as some have said Sabena may be a legend in aviation history, IMHO they're far from having provided the service that SNBA has. I've had the opportunity to fly with Sabena and SNBA on multiple occassions and I find there is a striking difference between the services offered. I believe SNBA mana...

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by krist0f
Fri Oct 27, 2006 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM F50 Current Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 4105

RE: KLM F50 Current Routes

I just got off a <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> Fokker 50 (KL 1749) tonight which is the <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> - <acronym title="Luxembourg (- Findel) (LUX / ELLX), Luxembourg">LUX</acronym> flight. I fly KLM quite a bit...

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by krist0f
Fri Oct 27, 2006 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typical SN Brussels A319 Routes?
Replies: 7
Views: 3746

RE: Typical SN Brussels A319 Routes?

Although it's not a typical route, I know in the holiday season <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> sometimes flies the A319 to <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> especially on the Friday night flig...

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by krist0f
Sat Oct 21, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Civil Aviation News: MEX, PEK
Replies: 52
Views: 8049

RE: Brazilian Civil Aviation News: MEX, PEK

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by krist0f
Sat Oct 21, 2006 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Civil Aviation News: MEX, PEK
Replies: 52
Views: 8049

RE: Brazilian Civil Aviation News: MEX, PEK

I live in Europe and fly to Brazil quite a bit, generally to <acronym title="Curitiba - Afonso Pena (CWB / SBCT), Brazil">CWB</acronym> and was wondering since several "smaller" hubs in center and northern Brazil such as <acronym title="Salvador - International / Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes (Doi...

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by krist0f
Thu Oct 19, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not Enough Flights Between Europe And S. America?
Replies: 62
Views: 9537

RE: Not Enough Flights Between Europe And S. America?

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by krist0f
Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Give BRU A Second Chance.
Replies: 54
Views: 7362

RE: US To Give BRU A Second Chance.

I'm happy to hear there's talk about opening new routes to the US at <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>. However where's the routing to the west coast hubs (<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California"...

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by krist0f
Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would There Be Demand For BRU-South America Route?
Replies: 16
Views: 4758

Would There Be Demand For BRU-South America Route?

Hi all, With the recent expansion of the <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> Brussels Airlines network (Middle East using Ethiad partnership) as well as Far East serving Beijing and Shanghai (I'm not sure of the status of this flight because I hea...

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by krist0f
Sat Oct 07, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil Seizes Passports Of US Pilots Tied To Crash
Replies: 113
Views: 17113

RE: Brazil Seizes Passports Of US Pilots Tied To Crash

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by krist0f
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gol PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB!
Replies: 207
Views: 48443

RE: Gol PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB!

A bit off topic but.. I was just thinking, tomorrow's the Presidential elections in Brazil, I hope none of the candidates will take advantage of this disaster to brush up the image of their campaign and get more votes with focusing on air safety or something.. It's true Brasil has had its fair share...

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by krist0f
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gol PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB!
Replies: 207
Views: 48443

RE: Gol PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB!

First of all I'd like to extend my sympathy to the families and victims of this tragic event. I've flown Gol myself on various occassions and have always been very happy with their service and the way they have introduced (along with Bra) the low-cost concept in Brazil to combat the high-price tycoo...

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by krist0f
Sun Aug 07, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tuninter Turboprop Down Off The Coast Of Sicilly
Replies: 99
Views: 15285

RE: Tuninter Turboprop Down Off The Coast Of Sicilly

Regarding this incident you can't get any more black and white in the coverage. I keep wondering about the motivation of these journalists.... CNN is reporting "many saved" from jet in sea, whereas BBC is reporting "Many die" in jet crash. All we can do is pray for the missing of this horrible incid...

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by krist0f
Sun Jun 12, 2005 4:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Viable Dream Routes
Replies: 121
Views: 7658

RE: Viable Dream Routes

I'd like to see some more North American bound flights from <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>. I travel quite extensively to North America and it's a hassle every time to have a lay-over at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / ...

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by krist0f
Tue May 31, 2005 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Flies DXB-HRE With 1 Pax
Replies: 59
Views: 11235

RE: Air Zimbabwe Flies DXB-HRE With 1 Pax

I flew <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> last year May on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> with abou...

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