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by [email protected]
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo (industry survey, Atlas, and Lufthansa)
Replies: 35
Views: 4394

Re: Cargo (industry survey, Atlas, and Lufthansa)

Being a total dummy on Air Freight maybe some can answer my question. It seems to me that the increase in electronics like cell phones and Ipads drive the air freight market. Granted many perishable items need fast transportation, but a load of t shirts from Vietnam for walmart do not have the urge...

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by [email protected]
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JuneYao Airlines Business Class
Replies: 1
Views: 1630

JuneYao Airlines Business Class

I've took JuneYao Airlines only once, actually rebooked to and it's a while ago and can't recall that they had a business class. But when searching for flights on ctrip nowadays I'm coming across their business class offer quite often. How does it look like ? Did they always had one? Do you get loun...

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by [email protected]
Tue May 05, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CZ Launches New Freighter Services To Europe
Replies: 13
Views: 4170

RE: CZ Launches New Freighter Services To Europe

I wonder, with the rather weak market ex CN to EU if that's really viable, even flights are much better utilized ex EU to CN rates are still not that high to balance the imbalance...where are the aircrafts coming from ? New ones or from other markets ?

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prospects For A330 Regional In China Dim
Replies: 43
Views: 10747

RE: Prospects For A330 Regional In China Dim

Further to all the facts, please also consider that in China not all decisions made are based on pure facts, just look how the CAAC distribute the aircrafts to the carrier. Also rumor could have been spread because they want to have a better bargain. Last but not least I have the impression / feelin...

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by [email protected]
Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Discontinues FRA
Replies: 31
Views: 14585

RE: MH Discontinues FRA

Do they still have any freighters to fra or hhn ?

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by [email protected]
Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Plans For New J Seats on LAX-PPT?
Replies: 21
Views: 10009

RE: AF Plans For New J Seats On LAX-PPT?

I've booked a <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym> - <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> flight with <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> in late September - AF111 (that day by a B773) , but it seems...

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by [email protected]
Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Announces ICN + PVG
Replies: 10
Views: 6116

RE: Alitalia Announces ICN + PVG

Indeed <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym> timing is strange... for business travelers you have at least the next day in Shanghai after a good night rest , but leaving <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym> at 6 a.m. also ta...

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by [email protected]
Fri Nov 28, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Starting A Base In Bratislavia?
Replies: 21
Views: 5393

RE: Air Berlin Starting A Base In Bratislavia?

Certainly it's far away from a base, but if your are strong in a region, why not serving more than one airport. All your marketing & advertising efforts can cover both, e.g. also JetBlue does not only serve <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - N...

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by [email protected]
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (US) Launching A Second PHL-LHR
Replies: 54
Views: 12063

RE: AA (US) Launching A Second PHL-LHR

Does anybody knows the schedule back to PHL? Guess the aircraft will RON in LHR.

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by [email protected]
Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta RON Crew Scheduling
Replies: 8
Views: 5209

RE: Delta RON Crew Scheduling

Don’t know much about US Airliners, but at <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> they often schedule them as follows; Example: Aircraft 1 Arrives 10:00 / leaves 11:00 Aircraft 2 arrives 15:00 / leaves 16:00 Aircraft 3 arrives 22:00 / leaves 6:00 Crew aircraft 1 stays on the plane Crew ai...

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by [email protected]
Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hong Kong Layover. Issues?
Replies: 4
Views: 1772

RE: Hong Kong Layover. Issues?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DexSwart" class="quote" target="_blank">DexSwart</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>We're both pretty young, and she'll...

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by [email protected]
Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Visa-free Transit Coming To Canada
Replies: 19
Views: 4280

RE: Visa-free Transit Coming To Canada

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Opethfan" class="quote" target="_blank">Opethfan</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I don't believe repassing security is requ...

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by [email protected]
Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Chinese Airline?
Replies: 11
Views: 3129

RE: Best Chinese Airline?

From my experience the major issue for <acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</acronym>/FM,CA and <acronym title="China Southern Airlines">CZ</acronym> is the inconsistency of their product. For example <acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</acronym>/FM in J: A332 lie flat seat with a good ...

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by [email protected]
Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LUX Such A Big Cargo Hub?
Replies: 8
Views: 7651

RE: Why Is LUX Such A Big Cargo Hub?

Certainly you can do this. ( and I guess it was great having such projects <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> But let me assume that was oil/ gas relatet, at least infrastructure, so typical non consolidation fre...

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by [email protected]
Sun Sep 28, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LUX Such A Big Cargo Hub?
Replies: 8
Views: 7651

RE: Why Is LUX Such A Big Cargo Hub?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Trucking is not a disadvantage, much of the fr...

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by [email protected]
Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LUX Such A Big Cargo Hub?
Replies: 8
Views: 7651

RE: Why Is LUX Such A Big Cargo Hub?

Certainly <acronym title="Luxembourg (- Findel) (LUX / ELLX), Luxembourg">LUX</acronym> is still an important cargo HUB, its not that big as "<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">...

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by [email protected]
Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates In Tokyo
Replies: 30
Views: 9550

RE: Emirates In Tokyo

Certainly it is longer, but quite often the price difference is so essential that it makes sense... When we get company visitors from Europe (mostly Germany) the most are coming with <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> and often start their Asian trip in <acronym title="Seo...

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by [email protected]
Thu Sep 11, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo Compartment Dimensions
Replies: 6
Views: 5041

RE: Cargo Compartment Dimensions

Don't know the specific height for each aircraft, but for widebody aircrafts is common that cargo max height is 1.60 m + the ULD itself and the cargo net

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by [email protected]
Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam Cargo Alliance Logo Requirements? Livery?
Replies: 8
Views: 3919

RE: Skyteam Cargo Alliance Logo Requirements? Livery?

A bit off topic, but working in the airfreight industry I’ve never came across any actual routing involving two carriers of skyteam, or even a code sharing flight, like you get tons of it as a passenger.... So I still wonder what these cargo alliances are really about.. do they have in some countrie...

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by [email protected]
Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Asia 777, Since When?
Replies: 29
Views: 8053

RE: KLM Asia 777, Since When?

Don;t quote me on that, but I've heard once that KLM Asia has a lot of Asian based crew cost less than the AMS based ones

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by [email protected]
Tue Feb 11, 2014 4:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Difference FM (MU) 76A / 76E
Replies: 1
Views: 2816

Difference FM (MU) 76A / 76E

I'm going to book a flight in J class with <acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</acronym> from <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym> to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>, I've flown them before and their A332 ...

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by [email protected]
Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No ANC Tpac Hub?
Replies: 50
Views: 8588

RE: Why No ANC Tpac Hub?

The missing part for <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> being getting a int. HUB is the lag of O&D traffic. I would say nearly every major HUB has a certain O&D traffic, which pays a premium to the HUB carrier as they offer them a ...

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by [email protected]
Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why A332's Are Uncommon In The Asia-Pacific
Replies: 15
Views: 13260

RE: Why A332's Are Uncommon In The Asia-Pacific

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>The A330 -300 is the regional Asian plane wh...

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by [email protected]
Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The "Smart" Boarding Pass
Replies: 39
Views: 12104

RE: The "Smart" Boarding Pass

Call me old style, but even I check in online, even with my Smartphone, I don't use it at the airport. Hate it when I ran out of battery or somebody calling at that time. I like the ones from <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, where you get one <acronym title="Air Botswana">BP</acronym> for y...

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by [email protected]
Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The "Smart" Boarding Pass
Replies: 39
Views: 12104

RE: The "Smart" Boarding Pass

not bad but where is the booking class / status & frequentflyer number
furthermore I'm a fan of having additionally the departure time as many airports / airlines showing boarding times which they never will meet (too early)

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by [email protected]
Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA Advert In London
Replies: 46
Views: 12617

RE: New BA Advert In London

hmmm, wonder what's on the display when a Virgin aircraft pass by....

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by [email protected]
Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has Anyone Flown KLM's New C-class?
Replies: 5
Views: 3338

RE: Has Anyone Flown KLM's New C-class?

Not yet, but booked next Monday on the night flight <acronym title="Shanghai - Pudong International (PVG / ZSPD), China">PVG</acronym> <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> and so far the seatmap shows the new seats.... I really hope for no equipment change &n...

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by [email protected]
Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Scheduled 747 Into EWR?
Replies: 14
Views: 4973

RE: Any Scheduled 747 Into EWR?

LH is serving EWR daily ex FRA with a B747

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by [email protected]
Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Star Alliance Lounges At ZRH Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 3552

RE: Star Alliance Lounges At ZRH Airport

I've always wonder the same as "all" intercont. flights of <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> leaving from E... well they have the common lounge, don't know if it's star alliance but you can use it when you are flying swiss J, b...

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by [email protected]
Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport With Greatest % Of Widebody Flights
Replies: 21
Views: 6201

RE: Airport With Greatest % Of Widebody Flights

Wihout crunching numbers, my bet is on NRT or DXB

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by [email protected]
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Devil Of Delta - N666DN
Replies: 64
Views: 29967

RE: The Devil Of Delta - N666DN

I wonder that Chinese carriers skip that, as 66 is actually a good number here (I'm not an expert), but 14 is pretty bad... same pronunciation as “I die” in Chinese. E.g. in my building we do not have any 13th floor and non with a 4 in it Maybe I’m to long in China now, I once got an upgrade on <acr...

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by [email protected]
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Full Freighters Attractiveness?
Replies: 31
Views: 4902

RE: Full Freighters Attractiveness?

Also consider that airlines flying belly freight often only take that as some additional income (even important one) but these rates often wouldn’t justify a standalone business / freighter operation. So the yields in many of the main trades (Europe Asia and Asia USA) are pretty bad. If you consider...

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by [email protected]
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Economics Of Codeshares
Replies: 11
Views: 3890

RE: The Economics Of Codeshares

I would be also keen to know, but especially if you have a routing where only the secondary leg is a codeshare e.g. <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> (UA) - <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</a...

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by [email protected]
Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Auto Boarding Gates At Houston IAH
Replies: 29
Views: 13014

RE: United Auto Boarding Gates At Houston IAH

Sorry, but I don't get it, what is so difficult to use them? Know them from Germany and it works just fine and instead of handing my <acronym title="Air Botswana">BP</acronym> to a gate agent I hold it a bit lower to the scanner. Advantage is that e.g. with <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</a...

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by [email protected]
Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA May Soon Loosen Curbs On Use Of Electronics
Replies: 27
Views: 8105

RE: FAA May Soon Loosen Curbs On Use Of Electronics

well, would still prefer to be hit by a much softer book as by a solid I-(whatever)...
heard once that this is a major reason airlines like the ban of electronics + attention of the pax of course...
anyhow, guess with the chance to drop IFE mid term they getting more open

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by [email protected]
Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Introduce Premium Economy In 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 12106

RE: LH To Introduce Premium Economy In 2014

Great...
I m convinced that will also gain some pax who currently using cheap Middle East carrier in biz but have to de-tour quite a bit, e.g to DE to North Far East

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by [email protected]
Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Considering 748 As 343 Replacement
Replies: 117
Views: 33790

RE: Swiss Considering 748 As 343 Replacement

wasn't there once mention that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> didn't chose the <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> business class seats because they are not ideal for the 747.... anyhow my opinion is that they ...

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by [email protected]
Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings New Livery. Much Like Lufthansa
Replies: 27
Views: 16142

Germanwings New Livery. Much Like Lufthansa

assume it was needed to get less LLC and more boring = more towards an image of an "normal" carrier

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by [email protected]
Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Sells Frequent Flyer Program
Replies: 20
Views: 10068

RE: Air Berlin Sells Frequent Flyer Program

I would say the benefit of <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> in OneWorld is not any HUB, but to have a local client base and choice for <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym> members in German to fly <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym> e.g. within ...

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by [email protected]
Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Secret Of LH?
Replies: 43
Views: 17226

RE: What Is The Secret Of LH?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/avek00" class="quote" target="_blank">avek00</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</ac...

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by [email protected]
Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair To Hanoi In 2013
Replies: 40
Views: 11012

RE: Finnair To Hanoi In 2013

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LJ" class="quote" target="_blank">LJ</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>AFAIK Ho Chi Minh City is the main economic city in ...

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by [email protected]
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair To Hanoi In 2013
Replies: 40
Views: 11012

RE: Finnair To Hanoi In 2013

With the increasing FDI into <acronym title="Vietnam Airlines">VN</acronym>, means a lot of factories of blue chip companies opening as well as their supplies, I'm sure business travel must have increased quite a bit, which is a totally different market as VFR <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK<...

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by [email protected]
Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STN Wants China Routes.
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

RE: STN Wants China Routes.

As Chinese carrier tend to serve also ""secondary"" markets, some of them seems to be strange e.g. : <acronym title="China Eastern Airlines">MU</acronym> 1 x week to <acronym title="Hamburg (- Fuhlsbuttel) (HAM / EDDH), Germany">HAM</acronym> <acronym title="Hainan Airlines (China)">HU</acronym> 3 x...

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by [email protected]
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline "R Airlines" Starting Flights DMK-FRA?
Replies: 8
Views: 5702

RE: New Airline "R Airlines" Starting Flights DMK-FRA?

The aircraft shown on the top of their homepage looks like it has a Star Alliance logo next to door one ......

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by [email protected]
Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo To Russia - Best Options?
Replies: 14
Views: 2894

RE: Cargo To Russia - Best Options?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>You should, instead of this forum, consult a f...

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by [email protected]
Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frankfurt Airport To Open A-Plus Pier Oct. 10
Replies: 1
Views: 3139

RE: Frankfurt Airport To Open A-Plus Pier Oct. 10

sorry, I don't know the typical gate for your flight, but A380 can and I assume will still use the C gates and if I'm not wrong soon or already some B gates

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by [email protected]
Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HQ Of New LH LCC To Be Located In Cologne
Replies: 50
Views: 10762

RE: HQ Of New LH LCC To Be Located In Cologne

What I don’t get is always the ref. to LCC, where does <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> really has competition by a LCC within Germany? Within Europe on some routes. Anyhow, within <acronym title="Condor Flugdienst (Germany)">DE</acronym> / Europe, certainly <acronym title="Air Berl...

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by [email protected]
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin's Unaccompanied Minor Policy Under Fire
Replies: 111
Views: 15617

RE: Virgin's Unaccompanied Minor Policy Under Fire

As per my knowledge the most ““attacks”” had been by male passengers, as this policy simple reduce the risk for kids… I’m fine with it. But I must admit the 1st time I’ve heard of similar rules at other airlines (IIRC <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>) it felt weird simply because of my gende...

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by [email protected]
Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinions On Checking In Using A Smartphone
Replies: 10
Views: 4801

RE: Opinions On Checking In Using A Smartphone

I don't like it, call me old style, but I like to have the e-option, but don't use it much. I check in online usually, but don't print anything and then print it at the airport. It's simple, I don't have to care about the battery, that anybody is calling me right at time of boarding and I usually ha...

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by [email protected]
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Airline Quality Levels Improve
Replies: 26
Views: 5747

RE: Chinese Airline Quality Levels Improve

I also wonder that only so few accidents happen. Furthermore there are many delays due to congestion, do they just apply so strict rules to avoid at least accidents related due to the risk of too tight traffic? Also with the basic understanding of quality in China, their creativity of bypassing rule...

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