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by zizou
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New QR Route Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 3587

Re: New QR Route Thread

How about Brisbane. Surely a matter of time

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by zizou
Tue May 29, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 48074

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

My understanding of the Canberra diversion flights issue revolves around QF formalising an agreement with CBR to use it as a diversion airport. If we consider the airport only have five wide body parking stands and 2-3 of these could be occupied at any one-time during the day to day operation of th...

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by zizou
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA's financial woes
Replies: 98
Views: 26805

Re: HNA's airlines miss lease payments

How will this affect Virgin Australia? they are part owned by HNA

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by zizou
Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Launches New Routes including LAS and GIG
Replies: 62
Views: 10023

Re: QR Launches New Routes including LAS and GIG

I think the Canberra service will work. There is plenty of Govt travel that will take advantage of this new service especially to Europe, where the SQ service is not so friendly (with the exception of London). Incidentally the SQ service dubbed the 'capital express' is doing very well (especially th...

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by zizou
Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What To Do About Pilot Suicide
Replies: 220
Views: 23779

RE: What To Do About Pilot Suicide

Have swipe card access (that only pilots have) to access the door at all times. Easy fix?

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by zizou
Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flight Diary Or Flight Memory?
Replies: 39
Views: 42207

RE: Flight Diary Or Flight Memory?

With flightdiary, is it possible to add flights if you don't know the date or flight number. I am having issues adding flights I took in the 80s. Flightdiary states this is a mandatory requirement  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" hei...

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by zizou
Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas 737-400: End Of The Road SYD-ADL-MEL-SYD
Replies: 20
Views: 10975

RE: Qantas 737-400: End Of The Road SYD-ADL-MEL-SYD

Fantastic report. Well done. Being based in cbr I have had the opportunity to fly several times on the b737-400. Sad to see them go.

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by zizou
Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Malaysia Airlines: Dubai To K' Lumpur In Y (B777)
Replies: 30
Views: 19337

RE: Malaysia Airlines: Dubai To K' Lumpur In Y (B777)

Great report roni! My wife and I flew this exact route just last week. But the departure times from dxb has changed to now a night time departure around 8pm. Flight was good, food and service great, ife not so great (mine didn't work). Looking fwd to the A330s from next month!

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by zizou
Tue Dec 24, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rains And The AI Wide-Bodies
Replies: 13
Views: 9968

RE: Rains And The AI Wide-Bodies

Great report mate. Made for a very interesting read!

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by zizou
Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QF/FJ MEL-SYD-NAN On The FJ A330
Replies: 6
Views: 8496

RE: QF/FJ MEL-SYD-NAN On The FJ A330

The lambburger looks like something served from maccas. Are they now providing catering services?  

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by zizou
Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Hobbit 777 Meets Retro Jet: LAX To CPH, NZ/SK
Replies: 52
Views: 26492

RE: The Hobbit 777 Meets Retro Jet: LAX To CPH, NZ/SK

Great report and well written. Keen to try air nz soon

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by zizou
Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Star Alliance RTW: I. SIN-BKK-CAI With TG/MS
Replies: 11
Views: 17083

RE: A Star Alliance RTW: I. SIN-BKK-CAI With TG/MS

Great report. Surprised at how nice egyptair is! Must try one day.

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by zizou
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QR (Qatar); The Falling Star RUH-MAN & FlyBE->GLA
Replies: 53
Views: 21493

RE: QR (Qatar); The Falling Star RUH-MAN & FlyBE->GLA

Great report. Has opened my eyes to the kingdom of Saudi. Wouldn't mind staying there.

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by zizou
Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern New Sri Lankan Route
Replies: 5
Views: 3872

RE: China Eastern New Sri Lankan Route

The economy might be booming, but the growing unhappiness at the current government and its corrupt ways, leads me to think that current peace time will be short lived unfortunately. I hope I am wrong

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by zizou
Thu May 17, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL - CMB On MH
Replies: 0
Views: 1607

KL - CMB On MH

Does anyone know what series of B737-800s does MH use on their Kuala Lumpur-Colombo route? From what I understand only the 9M-MX* series have the PTV's whilst the other lot dont?

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by zizou
Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: African Safari (ii) ;The Interlude QR LXR-DOH-KUL
Replies: 56
Views: 32458

RE: African Safari (ii) ;The Interlude QR LXR-DOH-KUL

great report! Well written, it reads like a engrossing novel  

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by zizou
Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Proud To Serve - Ethiopian DXB-ADD-JNB 77L/763 J
Replies: 23
Views: 34141

RE: Proud To Serve - Ethiopian DXB-ADD-JNB 77L/763 J

Great report Sam! Looking fwd to your biman one

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by zizou
Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates President: Load Of Airlines Gonna Go Bust
Replies: 89
Views: 27597

Emirates President: Load Of Airlines Gonna Go Bust

Not just in Europe. Here in Australia, our Qantas is feeling the pinch - especially the international operations

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by zizou
Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asia's World City - SYD-HKG-SYD On QF In Y
Replies: 16
Views: 12318

RE: Asia's World City - SYD-HKG-SYD On QF In Y

Great report. I always seem to find Qantas asian meals to be very tasty!

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by zizou
Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1980s/early 90s Qantas 767 Routes
Replies: 37
Views: 6963

RE: 1980s/early 90s Qantas 767 Routes

QF 123 was also used to fly <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / ...

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by zizou
Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ANA 787 Dreamliner HND-FRA Inaugural - Part 2
Replies: 40
Views: 26615

RE: ANA 787 Dreamliner HND-FRA Inaugural - Part 2

great report! The 787 looks so fresh and new to what is currently on offer. Can't wait to fly it

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by zizou
Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad - Record Passenger Numbers
Replies: 8
Views: 3584

RE: Etihad - Record Passenger Numbers

Forget that. Etihad is in bed with Virgin Australia and to a lesser extent Air NZ. More likely to join star alliance than oneworld

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by zizou
Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wellington Vs Christchurch International Traffic
Replies: 31
Views: 4735

RE: Wellington Vs Christchurch International Traffic

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by zizou
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wellington Vs Christchurch International Traffic
Replies: 31
Views: 4735

RE: Wellington Vs Christchurch International Traffic

I just got back from <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> today and I visited <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>, <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym>, <acronym title="Christchurch - International ...

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by zizou
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wellington Vs Christchurch International Traffic
Replies: 31
Views: 4735

Wellington Vs Christchurch International Traffic

Its always puzzled me that Wellington does not seem to attract much international traffic (atm only flights to Australia, Fiji); whereas Christchurch has always had that link to Singapore with <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and over the years, traffic to Australia has increased wit...

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by zizou
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What To Expect On Virgin CHC-SYD?
Replies: 4
Views: 4905

What To Expect On Virgin CHC-SYD?

Has Pacific Blue switched over to Virgin Australia yet? I am due to be flying <acronym title="Christchurch - International (CHC / NZCH), New Zealand">CHC</acronym> - <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> on the 6th Ja...

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by zizou
Sun Dec 18, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ All Black 77W
Replies: 80
Views: 27481

RE: Air NZ All Black 77W

Great job ANZ! Looks amazing

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by zizou
Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African And TWA Used To Serve Sri Lanka
Replies: 10
Views: 4095

RE: South African And TWA Used To Serve Sri Lanka

Don't forget Swissair used to fly into Colombo as well during the 80s with the DC-10s

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by zizou
Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: South East Asia Part 1: NCL-DXB-KUL With EK
Replies: 13
Views: 14489

RE: South East Asia Part 1: NCL-DXB-KUL With EK

great trip report. Yeah I agree Ek's standards have slipped a little. I rate QR as a better airline based on service at the moment (from the flights I have flown with both). Having said that, nothing comes close to ICE though. Its magnificent!

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by zizou
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EPL Fantasy League?
Replies: 21
Views: 2241

RE: EPL Fantasy League?

I had an ok week. Suarez came off the bench and scored and so too Agbonlahor. I had to get rid of Cech as he was injured and got hart instead and what did he do, conceded 2 goals. Also got rid of the useless Arshavin.

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by zizou
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Booking On Air NZ/Pacific Blue
Replies: 5
Views: 6320

Question About Booking On Air NZ/Pacific Blue

HI I booked a flight today on Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>'s website, Christchurch - Sydney and I only just realised that I instead booked a pacific blue flight (codeshare with <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>). I selected the option called "the works" (those who ar...

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by zizou
Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Growth?
Replies: 98
Views: 9321

RE: Melbourne Growth?

UL has not been mentioned here. i think they are a possibility of coming to Melbourne. They used to get good loads when they flew here last and Melbourne does have a large Sri Lankan population

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by zizou
Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICC World Cup 2011
Replies: 106
Views: 4538

ICC World Cup 2011

The cricket worldcup is starting very soon (next week) in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Obviously India and Sri Lanka are favourites to win it ourtright. But what of the other teams? Can South Africa not choke again and win something for once or will Australia peak at the right time and win? My p...

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by zizou
Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Super Bowl Super Bowl XLV Thread
Replies: 89
Views: 3113

RE: Official Super Bowl Super Bowl XLV Thread

Well done Packers. Took their chances well against a steelers side that surprisingly seemed nervous from the start.

http://www.sportsloop.blogspot.com/

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by zizou
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should MLS Soccer Abolish Salary Caps?
Replies: 10
Views: 2554

RE: Should MLS Soccer Abolish Salary Caps?

Profitability wise, are the mod clubs making money? If they are, I don't see why a salary cap needs to be put in place. Being able to offer high salaries to big name players will only surely attract further fans to the game and also provide for increased revenues for teams in the way of sponsorships...

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by zizou
Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Week 17 And Playoff Thread
Replies: 191
Views: 5976

RE: NFL Week 17 And Playoff Thread

The packers might be favorites (well her in australia), but in my experience defense always prevails in big games like these and steelers are the defensive kings. Rogers has been damn impressive the last few games, but Big Ben never fails on the big stage and manages to get the job done time and tim...

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by zizou
Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2010-2011 Off Season
Replies: 236
Views: 11732

RE: F1 2010-2011 Off Season

Looking fwd to the start of the f1 season, only a few weeks away. I found this article on this blogging site that compares F1 to Art. Its a good read

http://sportsloop.blogspot.com

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by zizou
Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adsense Help
Replies: 8
Views: 1525

RE: Adsense Help

thanks nighthawk! Makes things a lot more clearer and a lot more daunting!

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by zizou
Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adsense Help
Replies: 8
Views: 1525

RE: Adsense Help

I just had a look at our stats. Using blogger and on it says today's earnings is $0. But the detailed stats says the blog got 52 page impressions, 1 click, 1.92% CRT, 14.50 ecpm and $0.75 cents. How does one decipher these stats? And also does it mean we made 75 cents?

Really confused atm

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by zizou
Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adsense Help
Replies: 8
Views: 1525

RE: Adsense Help

Thanks for the reply. But my blog is basically a collaboration of 4 friends of mine writing up articles about sport. 5000 seems a lot! I wonder if we customize our adverts on the website to attract more hits. Btw what's the address to your blog?

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by zizou
Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adsense Help
Replies: 8
Views: 1525

Adsense Help

Has anyone used adsense before? I have just installed adsense to my blog and was wondering how many hits or page impressions I must get before I start to see some earnings. I have just started my blog and so far I have got 23 hits and 41 impressions. I am guessing I need numbers in the thousands bef...

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by zizou
Fri May 21, 2010 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champions League Final! What Will It Bring?
Replies: 16
Views: 3015

RE: Champions League Final! What Will It Bring?

I hope bayern wins, but I can see Inter winning. Defense wins big in cruch games like this and Inter's back 5 have been unbreakable all season, while Bayerns back 5 does have its moment. I expect Milito and Etoo to capitalise

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by zizou
Tue May 04, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Home Based Travel Agency
Replies: 11
Views: 3718

RE: Home Based Travel Agency

Thanks for the feedback guys. I only want to do this as a part-time thing (after work, weekends thing). I have a good job atm, but I like to make more use of my free time. I have no experience in the travel industry, so I see this as impediment. I will look into the travel counsellors and see if the...

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by zizou
Mon May 03, 2010 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Home Based Travel Agency
Replies: 11
Views: 3718

RE: Home Based Travel Agency

Was he a travel agent or worked in the travel business before?

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by zizou
Mon May 03, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Home Based Travel Agency
Replies: 11
Views: 3718

Home Based Travel Agency

Has anyone here thought about setting up their own home based travel consulting business? I am interested in such a idea but would like some advice. I have no CRS experience (i work as an auditor during the day) and can only see this as a part-time/weekend job mainly to supplement my income. Is havi...

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by zizou
Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nokia N900 Or Iphone 3GS
Replies: 4
Views: 3002

Nokia N900 Or Iphone 3GS

It's time to upgrade my phone (currently nokia e71) and while a few days ago I was sold on the 3gs iphone, I recently discovered the nokia n900. Does anyone have a n900? What do you think of it? I am not fussed about games (I have a ipod touch for that), but I use my phone a lot for the internet and...

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by zizou
Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Toronto Rams?
Replies: 32
Views: 2689

RE: The Toronto Rams?

Will there be change in the franchise name?

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by zizou
Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Got Her Flowers, She Gave Me A Rolex (pics).
Replies: 84
Views: 5526

RE: I Got Her Flowers, She Gave Me A Rolex (pics).

How a picture of the flowers? :-P

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by zizou
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Airline Manager Part 9
Replies: 271
Views: 19128

RE: Facebook Airline Manager Part 9

Is there a way of keeping your staff happy, other than giving them $200 payrises each time?

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by zizou
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Adobe Flash & Apple
Replies: 55
Views: 2896

Adobe Flash & Apple

Is there any news on whether Adobe will make friends with Apple and allow flash enabled apps to work on iphones etc? Its bloody annoying when certain sites won't work on the iphone!

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