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by anyong
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Harvard Grads out there
Replies: 0
Views: 818

Any Harvard Grads out there

I recently helped start a Harvard Aviation what's app group (Class of 2015 myself). If there's anybody out there that isn't part of this now legendary group that would like to join, send me a personal message.

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by anyong
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thomas Cook Longhaul
Replies: 10
Views: 2216

Re: Thomas Cook Longhaul

I have flown on TCX long haul both Premium and Economy and I think there product is really good. The leg room alone in economy is fab and I am 6ft and not the slimmest out there. Funny enough I am flying MAN-LAX in a few weeks on them. Looking forward to it I must say. Have a good trip :-) You can'...

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by anyong
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thomas Cook Longhaul
Replies: 10
Views: 2216

Re: Thomas Cook Longhaul

TCX have a nice economy product these days. They refurbished their A330s a few years ago and there is basically very little difference between them and a legacy except the IFE which is noted above. I wouldn’t hesitate to use them personally. Not sure I would ever fly WOW but TCX seems like a decent...

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by anyong
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thomas Cook Longhaul
Replies: 10
Views: 2216

Thomas Cook Longhaul

Just booked Thomas Cook LAX-MAN. Anybody fly on their long haul before? I paid the extra $25 for an exit row window seat. Looking forward to it actually.

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by anyong
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet Routes
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: Sukhoi Superjet Routes

I'm confused. In the title, you mention Sukhoi Superjet. If this is what you are interested in, there's no need to go to Russia. Plenty flights on those out of BRU every day. All Stockholm (BMA) flights, for example, since no other aircraft in the SN fleet can make it in and out at BMA. Primary rea...

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by anyong
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Interjet Sukhoi Superjet routes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1936

Re: Interjet Sukhoi Superjet routes?

I did MEX-VER on a Sukhoi. Such a cool experience and an amazing/quiet jet to fly.

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by anyong
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet Routes
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Sukhoi Superjet Routes

I'm traveling to Russia this summer and I'm trying to get in on as many Russian/Soviet jets as possible.

Anybody know what routes I should look out for? Also, anybody know any other Russian made jets I should look out for and book?

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by anyong
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

I am a bit puzzled. You do not want to live in HK, but want to register a company there, right? You want to get students towards American universities, basic question: whom is going to pay you and why would they do this? And on what basis? Where do you going to live? America or somewhere in Asia? T...

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by anyong
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

BestWestern wrote:
But to live in HK you need residency. I’m 5 years in HK now.


Right, I don't want to live in Hong Kong. I just want to register a business and open a bank account there.

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by anyong
Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

BestWestern wrote:
I have one question - why would HK accept you and give you residency?

Ivy League ‘credentials’ mean nothing when you start your own business.


Do you speak from experience? I'm not looking for HK residence...

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by anyong
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

FriscoHeavy wrote:
You sound like a liberal from some of the posts...wouldn’t you be thrilled to pay taxes and your ‘fair share’?

Perhaps I’ve misread your comments and you aren’t liberal. If not, I stand corrected.


If stating fact is now "being liberal", then sure!

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trip to Iceland - Advice Sought
Replies: 10
Views: 691

Re: Trip to Iceland - Advice Sought

Hello, Wife and I have been going back and forth on where to go in September for 3-4 days. We have interest in going to Iceland on the new Nonstop Service from DFW. Being world-travelers most of you are and those of you who have been there, would you recommend going for 3 or 4 days? It really seems...

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

Needless to say, setting up shop in the US is neither ideal not smart. Yes, you've portrayed it as an awful place to do business - based upon incorrect facts. NOBODY pays 21% corporate tax, 35% income tax and 13% state tax on the same money. That nothing but ignorant business. Ironically, many fore...

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

The issue with Trump being pro-business is that I doesn't help when I am the only employee projecting to make probably less than $250,000 a year and definitely less than $1 million a year. 21% corporate tax + 35% personal income tax + 13% California income tax. Makes more sense for me to set up sho...

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

The issue with Trump being pro-business is that I doesn't help when I am the only employee projecting to make probably less than $250,000 a year and definitely less than $1 million a year. 21% corporate tax + 35% personal income tax + 13% California income tax. Makes more sense for me to set up sho...

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

Hey guys, So I recently graduated from grad school studying politics, and the current political situation in the US has me so burnt out I decided to open a business in Asia. I was looking into registering in Hong Kong, but it seems that because of how much money laundering that has been happening a...

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

Aesma wrote:
Are you sure it's money laundering, and not FATCA that is causing you issues ?


No, but considering HSBC was caught up in a ton of laundering and they are asking for the most paperwork and a 4 month wait time to vet my intentions, I am taking an educated guess.

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by anyong
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Re: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

Hey guys, So I recently graduated from grad school studying politics, and the current political situation in the US has me so burnt out I decided to open a business in Asia. I was looking into registering in Hong Kong, but it seems that because of how much money laundering that has been happening a...

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by anyong
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!
Replies: 33
Views: 1428

Registering a Business in Hong Kong-As an American!

Hey guys, So I recently graduated from grad school studying politics, and the current political situation in the US has me so burnt out I decided to open a business in Asia. I was looking into registering in Hong Kong, but it seems that because of how much money laundering that has been happening ar...

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by anyong
Wed May 24, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flight Attendant Instagram Page
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Flight Attendant Instagram Page

https://www.instagram.com/flightcrewcards/

Sort of like baseball cards, but for lovely f/a's
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Just created it for fun. I think some of you will enjoy:
https://www.instagram.com/flightcrewcards/

Sort of like baseball cards, but for lovely f/a's

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by anyong
Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shinzo Abe's 747 @ LAX
Replies: 11
Views: 3639

Shinzo Abe's 747 @ LAX

Did anyone else see Shinzo Abe's 747 at LAX this afternoon? It must have flown in from GIG to refuel and head back to Japan. Do passengers stay on the plane in this situation? I would imagine it would make pretty big news otherwise.

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by anyong
Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: No More AA 787 LAX-DFW
Replies: 1
Views: 2394

No More AA 787 LAX-DFW

I was trying to book the 787 on a <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (Regional) (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> flight in March and they are gone! Is this a temporary or permanent fixt...

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by anyong
Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Celebrity Passengers
Replies: 79
Views: 23785

RE: Celebrity Passengers

Sat next to Smokey Robinson on a US <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (Municipal / Morris Field) (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>-<acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym>...

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by anyong
Sun Feb 07, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Domestic 787 Routes
Replies: 10
Views: 7692

AA Domestic 787 Routes

Are AA 787 Domestic routes going to be a fixture moving on, or are they using the plane for training, and will eventually deploy them exclusively on International flights?

Does anybody have insight into the profitability of short haul 787 flights?

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by anyong
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4432

RE: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>It would make geographic sense for the Dodge...

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by anyong
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738
Replies: 0
Views: 1052

AA 738

Does anybody know if AA will refit their whole 738 fleet with the new seating configuration? I find row 8 (when it is on the bulkhead) to be the best seats on the plane, but row 7 bulkheads to be uncomfortable.

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by anyong
Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4432

RE: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/shadez" class="quote" target="_blank">shadez</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>The Marlins flew on Eastern last year. Don't...

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by anyong
Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4432

RE: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thekorean" class="quote" target="_blank">thekorean</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>For Marlins you'd think <acronym title="...

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by anyong
Sat Jan 02, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Business Class
Replies: 76
Views: 13370

European Business Class

Is it a bigger ripoff than Southwest Business Select?

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by anyong
Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Western Sukhoi: MIA-CUN With The Interjet SSJ!
Replies: 37
Views: 15190

RE: Western Sukhoi: MIA-CUN With The Interjet SSJ!

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! I had booked aa flight on the Superjet from BJX-<acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> a few months ago, but when I showed up to the airport there was an equipment ch...

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by anyong
Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Creative Routing Needed To LHR
Replies: 14
Views: 2492

RE: Creative Routing Needed To LHR

$4,425 will buy you 265,000 miles...Apartment <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym> is 90k, Apartment <acronym title="Abu Dhab...

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by anyong
Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Creative Routing Needed To LHR
Replies: 14
Views: 2492

RE: Creative Routing Needed To LHR

You could take probably half of the $5,600, buy miles on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, and fly the Etihad Apartment <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) Internation...

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by anyong
Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-80 Two Years Left.
Replies: 53
Views: 11393

RE: AA MD-80 Two Years Left.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EddieDude" class="quote" target="_blank">EddieDude</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Does <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Wor...

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by anyong
Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-80 Two Years Left.
Replies: 53
Views: 11393

RE: AA MD-80 Two Years Left.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/doulasc" class="quote" target="_blank">doulasc</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus Int...

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by anyong
Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Am 787 On LAX-MEX
Replies: 9
Views: 5192

Am 787 On LAX-MEX

Has anybody flown on this service? Is this the best way to go to Mexico from anywhere in the US? (Besides, of course, AM's 787 to JFK).

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by anyong
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX To Korea
Replies: 33
Views: 7918

RE: LAX To Korea

I don't see why AA wouldn't engage the Korean community in LA as well as the market in Korea. Seems like lazy marketing to me if they didn't...

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by anyong
Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United No-Frills
Replies: 43
Views: 13250

RE: United No-Frills

I don't know how this no frills strategy will work. I see clutter and confusion between service perks/frills and a decreased level of service coming.

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by anyong
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Case For A Regional-style LCC?
Replies: 10
Views: 1682

RE: Business Case For A Regional-style LCC?

Bangkok Airways...

Also Interjet in Mexico flying Sukhoi Superjet

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by anyong
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX To Korea
Replies: 33
Views: 7918

RE: LAX To Korea

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thekorean" class="quote" target="_blank">thekorean</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Now that 789 is coming to <acronym tit...

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by anyong
Sun Dec 13, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX To Korea
Replies: 33
Views: 7918

RE: LAX To Korea

Could somebody like <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> try something like a <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Seoul - Incheon International (ICN / RKSI), South Korea">ICN</acronym>-<acronym title="Los An...

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by anyong
Sun Dec 13, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX To Korea
Replies: 33
Views: 7918

RE: LAX To Korea

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/b737100" class="quote" target="_blank">b737100</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>BRANNIF did. 747SP Nonstop. Many moons ago.....

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by anyong
Sun Dec 13, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB To Receive 8-9 Additional Air Carrier Slots
Replies: 91
Views: 13612

RE: LGB To Receive 8-9 Additional Air Carrier Slots

Didn't <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> fly <acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Field (LGB / KLGB), USA - California">LGB</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> at some point in time? Would rea...

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by anyong
Sun Dec 13, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX To Korea
Replies: 33
Views: 7918

LAX To Korea

Would any US carrier dare to break the Korean duopoly on this route? I imagine the route is quite lucrative for both <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym> and <acronym title="Asiana Airlines (South Korea)">OZ</acronym>. Perhaps with the introduction of more 787s? Does anybody know how <acronym ti...

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by anyong
Sun Dec 13, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PUS-LAX
Replies: 18
Views: 6090

RE: PUS-LAX

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

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by anyong
Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PUS-LAX
Replies: 18
Views: 6090

RE: PUS-LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> A business class layout with a tech s...

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by anyong
Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PUS-LAX
Replies: 18
Views: 6090

RE: PUS-LAX

I wonder how keen Korean carriers are to opening up secondary (non-<acronym title="Seoul - Incheon International (ICN / RKSI), South Korea">ICN</acronym>) airports to long haul travel. Also interesting to see if, in the future, we'll see <acronym title="Seoul - Gimpo International (K-14) (GMP / RKSS...

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by anyong
Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PUS-LAX
Replies: 18
Views: 6090

PUS-LAX

This article says National Airlines will start a <acronym title="Busan - Gimhae International (West / K-1) (PUS / RKPK), South Korea">PUS</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> service with a 752. Obviously the article is missing a lot. Fi...

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by anyong
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Seat In First Class
Replies: 14
Views: 3030

Best Seat In First Class

Irregardless of airline, I feel like if 1A is open, I will take it. Thoughts?

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by anyong
Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No TK Kangaroo?
Replies: 40
Views: 11810

Why No TK Kangaroo?

It seems as if Istanbul is strategically placed for Turkish Airlines to compete not only with European carriers but also with Gulf carriers on many routes. Clearly they have done so, as <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> is now the world's largest airline in terms of destinations served....

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by anyong
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 757 Service To India
Replies: 49
Views: 11828

RE: Why No 757 Service To India

If airlines could, they would send 380s to India so the demand seems to be incredibly huge.

[Edited 2014-09-18 00:09:27]

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