by bjornstrom
Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Announce New Long-haul Routes Soon
Replies: 55
Views: 13621

RE: SAS To Announce New Long-haul Routes Soon

SAS wont launch any routes to southern hemisphere and they are not looking for new destinations where ME3 airlines are competing, it's just impossible to make money competing with EK/QR/ET.

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by bjornstrom
Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Announce New Long-haul Routes Soon
Replies: 55
Views: 13621

RE: SAS To Announce New Long-haul Routes Soon

Official release in less than two hours now. Met with CEO Rickard Gustafsson earlier today for lunch. No <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> route  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/s...

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by bjornstrom
Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Eurofighter Crash In Spain
Replies: 8
Views: 5013

Eurofighter Crash In Spain

A Spanish Eurofighter crashed at Morón Air Base and the pilot was killed according to Reuters. Anyone with more info?

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by bjornstrom
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last SAS MD80 Flight: ARN-CPH-OSL On 26th October
Replies: 2
Views: 3505

RE: Last SAS MD80 Flight: ARN-CPH-OSL On 26th October

SE-DIR Nora Viking is probably the last tail.

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by bjornstrom
Wed Jul 20, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Iran Shoots Down US UAV Over Nuclear Plan
Replies: 13
Views: 7724

Iran Shoots Down US UAV Over Nuclear Plan

<i>Iran has shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane over its Fordu nuclear site, a state-run website reported on Wednesday, a day after it confirmed it was installing a new generation of advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges.</i> Sounds pretty far off - do you believe the reports? Link below: <a href...

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by bjornstrom
Tue May 10, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turbulence On LAX-HNL Route?
Replies: 26
Views: 19535

RE: Turbulence On LAX-HNL Route?

Anyone asking questions like this is obviously scared of flying and are sipping through all available facts to gain control - it's a control issue.

You can rest assured that your flight will be fine!

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by bjornstrom
Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf F-22 Missing In Alaska
Replies: 51
Views: 17112

Usaf F-22 Missing In Alaska

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i> The US Air Force launched a search operation last night after one of its Lockheed Martin F-22 fighters failed to return to its base following a training mi...

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by bjornstrom
Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:24 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Cookie Header Problems Last Few Days
Replies: 8
Views: 344

Cookie Header Problems Last Few Days

Im getting these error messages in the last few days: Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit. Cookie: general_aviation_Threads=%3A4092121%3D1%3A4092115..... As long as I clear cookies I can login again. I mig...

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by bjornstrom
Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JAL Vs ANA: Which One Is Considered More "pre
Replies: 14
Views: 34605

RE: JAL Vs ANA: Which One Is Considered More "

Haha, what a typical forum thread. One says "A" - another says "B" and a third says "Both"  Smile

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by bjornstrom
Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Spanish Mirage F1 Collision At Albacete - 3 Dead
Replies: 4
Views: 5457

Spanish Mirage F1 Collision At Albacete - 3 Dead

Two Spanish Mirage F1's collided in Albacete province, Spain at 10:15 this morning. Three pilots/co-pilots died in the accident.

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by bjornstrom
Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will Rnzaf Fly Combat A/C Ever Again?
Replies: 32
Views: 13465

RE: Will Rnzaf Fly Combat A/C Ever Again?

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by bjornstrom
Thu Oct 09, 2008 12:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: FA18s Over Downtown LA
Replies: 11
Views: 4124

RE: FA18s Over Downtown LA

I snapped this photo of them when I was having lunch in Malibu: <a href="http://www.bjornstrom.se/bilder/blueangels.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.bjornstrom.se/bilder/blueangels.jpg</a> Sadly I took the picture just as they passed some powerlines - didn't realize that until afterwards. Always nice t...

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by bjornstrom
Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gulf Air, Qatar Or Etihad In J Class?
Replies: 7
Views: 10328

RE: Gulf Air, Qatar Or Etihad In J Class?

I did <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-DOH-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> fairly recently on the 340-600 and 330 and liked it a lot. The A346 is more luxorius with the F and J lounges but the seats are similar. S...

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by bjornstrom
Sun Aug 10, 2008 6:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: War In Georgia Questions?
Replies: 82
Views: 10764

RE: War In Georgia Questions?

Let's put some NATO fighters on CAP and try to calm down the situation. Im sure the Russians would prefer not to go into dogfights with Eurofighters and F15's.

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by bjornstrom
Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Controlling Airliner When Turbulence Occurred
Replies: 11
Views: 3327

RE: Controlling Airliner When Turbulence Occurred

I think you should be cautious with the title "severe" - I've learned that Severe Turbulence means more than +/- 1G (things flying to the roof) and Pilot without control of the aircraft. This is mostly common within <acronym title="Scot Airways (United Kingdom)">CB</acronym>. Even though you regarde...

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by bjornstrom
Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Many Hours Does It Take To Be A Pilot?
Replies: 47
Views: 6506

RE: How Many Hours Does It Take To Be A Pilot?

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by bjornstrom
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Royal Silk Class To CPH?
Replies: 8
Views: 3003

RE: Which Royal Silk Class To CPH?

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by bjornstrom
Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Royal Silk Class To CPH?
Replies: 8
Views: 3003

RE: Which Royal Silk Class To CPH?

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by bjornstrom
Mon Nov 12, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy's Blog (Nov Edition)-China Market
Replies: 3
Views: 2298

RE: Randy's Blog (Nov Edition)-China Market

I always followed the Randy Baseler Boeing blog - the new Randy sadly isn't nearly as interesting to follow.

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by bjornstrom
Mon Nov 12, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Q3 Figures + New Routes To SFO And DEL
Replies: 97
Views: 13413

RE: SAS Q3 Figures + New Routes To SFO And DEL

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by bjornstrom
Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK Upgrade: E175 Vs Q400 List Prices
Replies: 0
Views: 3932

SK Upgrade: E175 Vs Q400 List Prices

Im hoping that <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> will upgrade from the troubled Dash8 Q400's to brand new Embraer 175's and 190's with 2+2 seating and some kind of LiveTV just like JetBlue. (noted that they don't need more aircraft models in their fleet) Any...

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by bjornstrom
Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Real Madrid New Plane
Replies: 23
Views: 15532

RE: Real Madrid New Plane

I had expected a VIP <acronym title="Bitburg (BBJ / EDRB) (closed), Germany">BBJ</acronym> or 319CJ  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> <a href="http://www.aeroservices-executive.com/gbvisitevirtuelle.html" target=_blank>http://www.aeroservices-executive.com/gbvisit...

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by bjornstrom
Fri Sep 21, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B777 Business Class
Replies: 3
Views: 5294

RE: Malaysia Airlines B777 Business Class

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by bjornstrom
Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B777 Business Class
Replies: 3
Views: 5294

Malaysia Airlines B777 Business Class

Im going on MH90/91 <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> return in Business Class in three weeks. What's the status on the upgraded Business Class seats on their Boeing 777...

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by bjornstrom
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "SAS: Spanning The Polar Route" At LAX
Replies: 21
Views: 9813

RE: "SAS: Spanning The Polar Route" At LAX

I wish that <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> would add <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> to their long-ha...

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by bjornstrom
Tue Sep 11, 2007 2:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone On Airline Mogul?
Replies: 90
Views: 24372

RE: Anyone On Airline Mogul?

I just started playing yesterday after seeing this thread. I wish they would reset the game (or add more games) since all the good slots already are taken. I've done my best! <b>Nordic Business Express - SQ9</b> 1 ATR 72-500 3 Dash 8-300 (on order) 7 Dash 8-300 (leased) Hubs: <acronym title="Stockho...

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by bjornstrom
Sat Sep 08, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaving For Rhodos , They Land In Rodez (France)
Replies: 21
Views: 6405

RE: Leaving For Rhodos , They Land In Rodez (Franc

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by bjornstrom
Tue Sep 04, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Recieves 3rd Cargo Jet, Adds New Destinations
Replies: 11
Views: 5027

RE: QR Recieves 3rd Cargo Jet, Adds New Destinations

That's a nice load - a Porsche Carrera GT!  Smile

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by bjornstrom
Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intervention Of Chinese Police In A Finnair Plane
Replies: 50
Views: 14463

RE: Intervention Of Chinese Police In A Finnair Plane

Why not disembark? I've been stuck with <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> on <acronym title="Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta (Embakasi) (NBO / HKJK), Kenya">NBO</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH...

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by bjornstrom
Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Mulling Business Class-Only To LAX, EWR
Replies: 47
Views: 9561

RE: SQ Mulling Business Class-Only To LAX, EWR

If SQ decides to remove the Y+ seats im pretty sure they'd go for a combination of the new J and F seats. There must be a market for F service on these ULR routes.

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by bjornstrom
Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Now Compliant To 45m Runways
Replies: 34
Views: 13057

A380 Now Compliant To 45m Runways

Airbus A380 approved to operate on 45m runways 31 July 2007 Airbus’ A380 has received approval from both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be operated on runways with a width of 45 metres (150 feet) or more. Most of the world airports have 45...

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by bjornstrom
Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA: Do Any Airline Have "Fly Pass" Anymore?
Replies: 15
Views: 17158

RE: USA: Do Any Airline Have "Fly Pass" Anymore?

https://www.aircanada.com/wallet/servlet/CTO5SearchServlet/familyPageDetail

Air Canada has the North America pass!

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by bjornstrom
Tue Jul 31, 2007 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Looking To Fly Nonstop From London To Sydney
Replies: 92
Views: 30621

RE: BA Looking To Fly Nonstop From London To Sydney

How many hours do you actually save flying <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> instead of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL),...

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by bjornstrom
Tue Jul 31, 2007 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Looking To Fly Nonstop From London To Sydney
Replies: 92
Views: 30621

RE: BA Looking To Fly Nonstop From London To Sydney

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by bjornstrom
Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No ULR Routes For 777-200LR?
Replies: 52
Views: 8295

RE: No ULR Routes For 777-200LR?

I wish that <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> would take a pair of those <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> A345's cheap and start <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smit...

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by bjornstrom
Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Shows Off New Colours
Replies: 27
Views: 11350

RE: Air India Shows Off New Colours

14" monitors in Y and 23" in C must be some kind of record. SQ uses 23" in F AFAIK.  Smile

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by bjornstrom
Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Announces How To Get On The First A380 Flight
Replies: 65
Views: 23695

RE: SQ Announces How To Get On The First A380 Flight

Can I donate Krisflyer miles and get one of those new F suites? Please?

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by bjornstrom
Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hate Clapping After Landing? You Gonna Love This
Replies: 48
Views: 25131

RE: Hate Clapping After Landing? You Gonna Love This

Landing safely on a long-haul Cubana IL-96 - i'd be dancing in the aisles Big grin

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by bjornstrom
Mon Jul 23, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirIndia New Website - New 777 Seats Revealed
Replies: 31
Views: 13183

RE: AirIndia New Website - New 777 Seats Revealed

Those F cabins looks really nice and I wouldn't mind the C class seats either. SQ is even better but many, many airlines can't compare with the new AI 777-200LR based on those pictures.

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by bjornstrom
Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here They Are... The New UA Biz Seats!
Replies: 165
Views: 24559

RE: Here They Are... The New UA Biz Seats!

Looks surprisingly good for a US carrier! What's the rollout schedule? I presume that the 777's and 747's are getting them first. How about the 757's on P.S. that I usually ride <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>/<acronym title="Los Angeles - ...

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by bjornstrom
Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 On Google Earth
Replies: 31
Views: 17773

RE: A380 On Google Earth

Pretty nice to see those Beluga's on the tarmac close to two Concorde's and 4-5 A380's. TLS must be a really good spotter location.

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by bjornstrom
Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific's New Economy 'Y' Class Product
Replies: 22
Views: 9941

RE: Cathay Pacific's New Economy 'Y' Class Product

That green-blue seat color is just horrible. I've been on <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> aircraft thinking "is this aircraft from 1974?". I did <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap ...

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by bjornstrom
Thu Jun 14, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS To Sell Spanair And Shares In BMI..
Replies: 74
Views: 10834

RE: SAS To Sell Spanair And Shares In BMI..

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by bjornstrom
Mon Jun 11, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW And The 748i And 748f
Replies: 20
Views: 7076

RE: NW And The 748i And 748f

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by bjornstrom
Fri Jun 08, 2007 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340-500 Vs A340-300
Replies: 28
Views: 14098

RE: A340-500 Vs A340-300

How much more efficient would a 777-200LR be over the A340-500 on the SIN-EWR route?

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by bjornstrom
Sun May 27, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Ban On Flight Deck Photos?!
Replies: 42
Views: 12463

RE: FAA Ban On Flight Deck Photos?!

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