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by TWA772LR
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct beer period is
Replies: 17
Views: 371

Re: The correct beer period is

DL717 wrote:
....of this backyard local brew bullshit. I’d rather drink a warm Keystone Light than that crap. And that’s saying a lot because it would amount to drinking piss.

When I go to trivia night my team name is Hold my Stones. :biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2737

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

727200 wrote:
Why is this news or even a post? An airline is coming out with a schedule, ok. I would suggest that when the sked is out and it shows NEW destinations, then a thread opens up.

This is resemblance of fan boys work.

Why does it matter to you?

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by TWA772LR
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct beer period is
Replies: 17
Views: 371

The correct beer period is

Shiner Bock

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to DXB?
Replies: 15
Views: 2545

Re: Jetblue to DXB?

UA and DL couldn't make DXB work, and AA isnt touching the Middle East with a 50 foot pole. Theres no way B6 could make it work unless they do an ATI JV with EK.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to DXB?
Replies: 15
Views: 2545

Re: Jetblue to DXB?

UA and DL couldn't make DXB work, and AA isnt touching the Middle East with a 50 foot pole.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: American Football

...is the correct football!

:biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Poland Wants Its Planned Airport to Be a European Gateway to Asia
Replies: 63
Views: 6971

Re: Bloomberg: Poland Wants Its Planned Airport to Be a European Gateway to Asia

The era of bridge hubbing (two or more connections) is coming to a close. Lightsaber I normally dont disagree with you, but here i do. Bridge hubbing is still alive and well. Until places like Fresno, Alice Springs and Wuhan start getting connected to hubs not within their country/region, then the ...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13773

Re: Whats next at IAH?

The whole point of why SWA dominates airports like HOU DAL FLL is because theres a secondary airport market that they fill and they're known for it. AA operates DFW-IAH/HOU and UA IAH-DFW/DAL but only because its a hub for business/downtown pax kind of route. Hardly anyone would get on SWA jet out ...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13773

Re: Whats next at IAH?

No. HOU has been a home run for WN and they would be the biggest fools in the industry to give it up. I wasnt talking about giving it up. I was talking about resuming DAL service or even flights to their top largest hubs. The whole point of why SWA dominates airports like HOU DAL FLL is because the...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your I Had a Bad Day Kit
Replies: 20
Views: 552

Re: Your I Had a Bad Day Kit

Chewy bars
Nutella
Milk
Halo 5
Then beer and Wild Turkey

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by TWA772LR
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 84
Views: 13038

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

That’s great to hear! Went to Pima last November great museum. Now I’ll definitely have to go back. How does PIMA compare to Udvar-Hazy? Udvar-Hazy takes the cake, but Pima has some good stuff like being able to walk in the DC4 Air Force One that JFK used and cool things like that. Theres also A10s...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 79
Views: 8100

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

Makes me wonder if JFK-HKG would work, but who knows, DL couldnt even pull off JFK-NRT.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the USSR were still around...
Replies: 31
Views: 1492

If the USSR were still around...

...how different would the world be?

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13773

Re: Whats next at IAH?

neomax wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone think theres a chance WN could return to IAH?


No. HOU has been a home run for WN and they would be the biggest fools in the industry to give it up.

I wasnt talking about giving it up. I was talking about resuming DAL service or even flights to their top largest hubs.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13773

Re: Whats next at IAH?

Update on Terminal D Project: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/Airport-officials-fly-new-plans-for-international-13228403.php The thing i find funny in the article is there is no bag claim in D. Yeah theres a carousel, but it only gets used when flights get cancelled and pax recoll...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest flight from your airport?
Replies: 72
Views: 1661

Re: Longest flight from your airport?

From IAH it's IAH-SYD.

From DEN it's DEN-NRT.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13773

Re: Whats next at IAH?

Does anyone think theres a chance WN could return to IAH?

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by TWA772LR
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 173
Views: 9742

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

Denver has been strongly rumored for a while now.

But we all know it's going to be DTW. ;)

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be a USS John S McCain III aircraft carrier?
Replies: 19
Views: 1082

Re: Will there ever be a USS John S McCain III aircraft carrier?

I don't think Hiroshima or Nagasaki would go over well. Yeah, you're probably right. Even if trying to pass it off as an in kind gesture. Though, we do have a USS iwo jima.. We've had ships named after American Revolution battles too. We also have the USS Makin Island, and had the USS Midway and US...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be a USS John S McCain III aircraft carrier?
Replies: 19
Views: 1082

Re: Will there ever be a USS John S McCain III aircraft carrier?

Nimitz, Vinson, and Stennis weren't presidents. I think there should be a USS John S. McCain carrier. Just keep the other McCain ships out of the McCain battlegroup and there shouldnt be much confusion. BTW imagine the a.net fall out if theres ever a USS Trump. :stirthepot: Personally I'm against n...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be a USS John S McCain III aircraft carrier?
Replies: 19
Views: 1082

Re: Will there ever be a USS John S McCain III aircraft carrier?

Nimitz, Vinson, and Stennis weren't presidents. I think there should be a USS John S. McCain carrier. Just keep the other McCain ships out of the McCain battlegroup and there shouldnt be much confusion.

BTW imagine the a.net fall out if theres ever a USS Trump. :stirthepot:

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by TWA772LR
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.
Replies: 86
Views: 13435

Re: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.

baje427 wrote:
It would just mark the end of the Q400 which is not surprising I also predicted BBD will drop out the commercial market and stick the the business jets so this deal if true is not a shock.

Plot twist: BBD sells the Q line to Embraer who gets bought out by/collaborates extensively with Boeing.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pan-Am Airlines If They Were Still Around Today?
Replies: 4
Views: 576

Re: Pan-Am Airlines If They Were Still Around Today?

I think a sans serif font would look really modern for PA.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 8474

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

Is it a write off?

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by TWA772LR
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Clear Prop!
Replies: 32
Views: 2367

Re: Clear Prop!

A friend of mine sent me a Snapchat video of him yelling "clear prop" and turning on the engine. It was a novelty airplane propeller for his car a/c!

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The ecological point of view - Do you look at your ecological footprint when you travel?
Replies: 54
Views: 3183

Re: The ecological point of view

The good thing about this is reducing carbon emissions and saving money go hand-in-hand. So airlines and aircraft makers work together to increase fuel efficiency.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12382

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

kiowa wrote:
Has any US airline actually landed at a wrong airport in the last few years? I remember a Northwest Airline DC10 landed in the wrong country once but that was maybe 15 years ago.

NW/DL has landed at the air force base in Grand Forks(?) instead of the airport.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12382

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

When pilots actually/almost land at the wrong airport, do they face disciplinary action? If so what kind is it?

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Income inequality US (and rest of the world)
Replies: 32
Views: 1140

Re: Income inequality US (and rest of the world)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gini_coefficient
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Income equality isn't based off of some article about Jeff Bezos, its based off of the Gini Coefficient.

I know it's wiki, but it's a good go-to for quick knowledge.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gini_coefficient

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by TWA772LR
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: United States Space Force Academy
Replies: 11
Views: 732

Re: United States Space Force Academy

trpmb6 wrote:
We will need to send whalers as well.

Nice.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW/KLM - The Alliance From Hell
Replies: 22
Views: 6616

Re: NW/KLM - The Alliance From Hell

So with that being said the same is true in the airline industry high prices and an inferior product so why not let foreign airlines come in like KLM wanted and set up networks in the USA to stimulate the competition as it is no longer viable for a new entrant to start and airline here in the USA b...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK EWR flight a "Brilliant Strategy"
Replies: 53
Views: 9558

Re: EK EWR flight a "Brilliant Strategy"

Also, laugh at it 'not cannabilizing its JFK business' when they dropped a frequency from JFK to move it to EWR. If i had to take a stab at it, id say they dropped their weakest JFK frequency in favor of a prime time arrival/departure from EWR. How does the timing of the EWR operation compare to th...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen McCain has died
Replies: 117
Views: 4128

Re: Sen McCain has died

The ACA was a disaster. You want to ignore that fine. As for voting for Trump, just because you are prone to putting your foot in your mouth doesn't mean you can't be a good executive. As much as Trump is an ass our economy is improving and our enemies will think twice about screwing with us. Somet...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus partner with Cityjet for LCY
Replies: 46
Views: 4422

Re: Aer Lingus partner with Cityjet for LCY

Please let it be the Avros! I'd love to burn a weekend in London while nonreving on an EI A330 and Avro (2 types ive never been on), and a BA 744 (an airline ive never been on) doing DEN-DUB-LCY then LHR-DEN.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier announces HRL
Replies: 26
Views: 3162

Re: Frontier announces HRL

flyguy84 wrote:
UA already announced BRO-ORD service so this must be an attempt to erode that...

SY also does MSP-HRL seasonal. The RGV is popular with northerners.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16423

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

AFAIK AF has never been double daily in IAH except maybe Privat Air flights. They were (at least seasonally) the last time I flew them out of there... granted, it's been a long time. It was AF036/033 (777) and AF038/031 (A332/A343); both were operating for each day I attempted to select (Tues was t...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route
Replies: 145
Views: 27177

Re: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route

Do you think we'd see QF cancel PER-LHR when they get aircraft that are capable enough to do SYD/MEL/BNE-LHR? Or is the LHR-PER local market large enough to merit its own nonstop at least not on a daily basis?

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by TWA772LR
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16423

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

When you have CDG stacked up against: London: near-limitless demand to anywhere AMS: massive oil route FRA: Star hub Something's gotta give. It just sucks to see IAH with out the largest carrier serving CDG. Its definitely convenient for the southern portion of the US to connect in to get to Paris....

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by TWA772LR
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct potato chip flavor
Replies: 46
Views: 1186

Re: The correct potato chip flavor

Onion blossom Pringles. Fight me.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16423

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

That was CO's perpetual problem at IAH as well... they were dominated by just about every foreign competitor on every individual int'l route with competition. UA doesn't seem to have solved that issue. :checkmark: IAH-CDG did good during COs Skyteam days (for obvious reasons). But it still came to ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Childhood sports
Replies: 23
Views: 634

Re: Childhood sports

Neighborhood: hockey, football, some basketball and soccer, biking
Organized childhood sports: Soccer, baseball, swimming, water polo
Organized school sports: track (middle school), swimming (high school and club)

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Government in Meltdown
Replies: 21
Views: 873

Re: Australian Government in Meltdown

Arion640 wrote:
Australia is the new Italy.

A country with beautiful women with beautiful accents, but with a stable airline!

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16423

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

BA 747 to Heathrow LH 747 to Frankfurt I think they are both 747-400s though Lufthansa could have used a 747-8 as a substitute, that wouldn't be the first time. That would also explain why it doesn't show on FlightRadar24. Plane is scheduled to be a 747-400 but last minute swapped for a 747-8. Didn...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16423

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

but I expect AF was eating their lunch. That was CO's perpetual problem at IAH as well... they were dominated by just about every foreign competitor on every individual int'l route with competition. UA doesn't seem to have solved that issue. Wouldn't UA and EI be barred from sharing information or ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are “international zone” permitted in USA?
Replies: 35
Views: 3096

Re: Are “international zone” permitted in USA?

I believe the FIS building in IAH has a TWOV room. Its tiny and was designed in the pre-9/11 era so it got built but never used for its purpose. They just have it gated off now.

But CBP still uses it for their 4th of July chili dog party!

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by TWA772LR
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10
Replies: 92
Views: 15051

Re: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10

Im more-or-less neutral on A vs B, but I love to see the A321 fanboys dog the 737s lie-flat capabilities and insinuating it will be inferior to the A321 in terms of comfort and TCON ability. Humble pie is quite delicious. :) I have no opinion on the 737 TCON ability, but as I have learned in the A3...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alternate Endings to Movies
Replies: 26
Views: 639

Re: Alternate Endings to Movies

trpmb6 wrote:
Goose doesn't die and he and Maverick go on to win the Top Gun honors in their class. Movie comes to an end with them singing great balls of fire while taking out Migs

I was thinking Maverick gets shot down in the final scene.

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by TWA772LR
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10
Replies: 92
Views: 15051

Re: United to begin test of premium lie-flat seating on B737-Max10

Im more-or-less neutral on A vs B, but I love to see the A321 fanboys dog the 737s lie-flat capabilities and insinuating it will be inferior to the A321 in terms of comfort and TCON ability.

Humble pie is quite delicious. :)

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by TWA772LR
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon
Replies: 131
Views: 16423

Re: United's Kirby: Denver Getting Another United Euro Destination Soon

LAXdude1023 wrote:
Id honestly be surprised if it wasnt FRA.

FRA makes the most sense, but Im also kinda thinking Amsterdam because theyd have it all to themselves.

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