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by kevin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 35612

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

[quote="YYZORD"]Not to mention that NH, LX, and SK will replace these airlines at YYZ by next year!

Those are still unconfirmed rumors. Would be nice if they materialized

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by kevin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 35612

Re: Toronto Aviation Thread - 2019

Toronto is quickly becoming a very bland airport. Just in the few past months these international airlines dissapeared from YYZ: Jet Airways, WoW, Saudia and soon even Austrian will stop their flights. I mean obviously Jet and WoW left for obvious reasons. I am just stating a fact that little by lit...

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by kevin
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Several European airlines struggling at MIA
Replies: 68
Views: 14121

Re: Several European airlines struggling at MIA

Europeans love Miami. Always have, and continue to. And a weaker U.S. dollar will help driving more European tourists to South Florida. Lots of Europeans are avoiding the U.S. now because of Trump's policies, those that are avoiding won't be lured by a weaker dollar. What Trump's policies would aff...

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by kevin
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada expands seasonal YVR-DEL to year round.
Replies: 58
Views: 7117

Re: Air Canada expands seasonal YVR-DEL to year round.

Pretty awesome. It is incredible how 10 years ago, AC could not even make a YYZ-DEL service work, and now they have year-round YYZ-DEL/BOM and YVR-DEL. The The current seasonal service: YVR 1130 DEL 1510 DEL 1720 YVR 1815 Pleasant arrival and departure times from Delhi. 1am departures are miserable...

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by kevin
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to upgrade PER-DOH to A388 from 1 May 18
Replies: 32
Views: 5032

Re: Qatar Airways to upgrade PER-DOH to A388 from 1 May 18

george77300 wrote:
So now QR A380 destinations are LHR, CDG, SYD, MEL and now PER. They really like flying them to Australia!!


A380 is also being used to CAN and BKK

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by kevin
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8i Lufthansa/Korean next destination?
Replies: 13
Views: 3570

Re: 747-8I LUFTHANSA / KOREAN next destination ?

YYZ seems to be a logical 748 destination. They already used it on the route a couple of times

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by kevin
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada - Thailand Expanded Air Transport Agreement
Replies: 17
Views: 3124

Re: Canada - Thailand Expanded Air Transport Agreement

WestJet could do it when they get their 787s. They operate to a variety of holiday destinations. Why not add BKK to that list

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by kevin
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada - Thailand Expanded Air Transport Agreement
Replies: 17
Views: 3124

Re: Canada - Thailand Expanded Air Transport Agreement

WestJet could do it when they get their 787s. They operate to a variety of holiday destinations. Why not add BKK to that list?

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by kevin
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal coming to YYZ
Replies: 7
Views: 2107

TAP Portugal coming to YYZ

A number of positions such as Station Manager, Airport Services Supervisor for TAP and such appeared on some recruitment websites here in Toronto. Guess this means they will be launching service in 3-5 month. Anyone has more details?

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by kevin
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China to acquire Cathay Pacific
Replies: 1
Views: 1018

Air China to acquire Cathay Pacific

http://loyaltylobby.com/2017/01/18/news ... lufthansa/


Would be an interesting development if it does happen.
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According to this source:

http://loyaltylobby.com/2017/01/18/news ... lufthansa/


Would be an interesting development if it does happen.

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by kevin
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job interview questions
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Job interview questions

Thank you all for your replies and advice

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by kevin
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Western media lying about Assad
Replies: 80
Views: 3414

Re: Western media lying about Assad

For those who actually believe that the western mainstream media delivers any reliable information about the Syrian war, I would suggest looking at these links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Kwd-8lJUhI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxIZNscLHnc http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/10/world/middleeast...

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by kevin
Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job interview questions
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Job interview questions

I went for a job interview the other day, and got invited for a second one a week later. However before the interview I got an email saying that I will be meeting 2 people instead one 1 as was originally planned. Reason being “The other person has a similar opening in his department”. What am I to m...

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by kevin
Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines launches Stockholm may 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 7209

Re: Singapore Airlines launches Stockholm may 2017

It's gonna be flown via DME with local traffic rights. Might be a winner.

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by kevin
Sun Dec 11, 2016 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico to begin Calgary
Replies: 41
Views: 5694

Re: AeroMexico to begin Calgary

I bet 60% of the pax on tis flight will be connecting to further destinations within Central and South America. Doesn't look like they r targeting beach lovin torurists

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by kevin
Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can I sue my lawyer?
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Re: Can I sue my lawyer?

I am no specialist in legal matters, but isn't it illegal/unethical for the law firm to release this kind of information to the third party? By information I mean topic of the conversation, fees paid... I have provided a receipt and if the organization needed any other proof, wouldn't it be me who ...

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by kevin
Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can I sue my lawyer?
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

Can I sue my lawyer?

Hi All, A while ago I had an issue with an organization which led to me consulting a lawyer about the matter. Everything was settled without a lawyer being involved and the organization agreed to reimburse my lawyer fees. They have asked for relevant receipts which I provided. Haven't heard from the...

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by kevin
Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HKT and DPS Expansion Plans
Replies: 16
Views: 2976

Re: HKT and DPS Expansion Plans

Bali is already pretty much full. Actually, the Indonesian government doesn't want mass tourism to DPS - the idea has always been (since the 1970s at least) for Bali to be 4-5 star tourist destination. The government is very contradictory. They want to make DPS a 4-5 star resort, and yet earlier th...

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by kevin
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways confirms 787-9 and 737 MAX order
Replies: 258
Views: 48411

Re: Qatar Airways to make "large" plane order "soon"

I agree with those saying the order will be for smaller jets. In the past few years QR opened up a lot of routes to secondary cities that are too big for the A320. Gassim, Djibouti, Asmara, Larnaca, Sharjah, Al Maktoum... Unlike EK who created their own LCC. Therefore an order for smaller jets like ...

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by kevin
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China condemned over racism in London travel guide
Replies: 68
Views: 10907

Re: Air China condemned over racism in London travel guide

I wish this whole political correctness would go away. It's like denial and very often in Western societies these days it reaches absurd levels. So we are better then Chinese because we tell our tourists not to go to areas A B and C? We are basically telling them the same thing except we are doing i...

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by kevin
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia A330 Inaugural Flight- Passengers Soil Cabin
Replies: 41
Views: 14681

Re: Saudia A330 Inaugural Flight- Passengers Soil Cabin

Before arriving to Saudi, piligrims have to wash their feet, preferably whole body and cut flocks of their hair. On any flight to Saudi especially during the Hajj season it is very common for the floor to look like a pool of questionable fluid and find feces, hair in the lavatories.

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by kevin
Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military
Replies: 135
Views: 5604

Re: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military

Thousands of judges were dismissed and arrested this morning and something tells me they will be replaced by some Sharia compliant types in no time. Some reports suggest Erdogan has amended army hiring practices, by banning the long tradition of getting their recruits from secular institutions optin...

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by kevin
Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military
Replies: 135
Views: 5604

Re: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military

This has "fake" coup written all over it. The first rule of the coup is to capture the leader. Here not only do they "let" him escape in a fully fuelled and ready to go plane, they also let him appear live to call the people to the streets. Here is the scenario: Spread the rumour...

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by kevin
Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC's YYZ operations question
Replies: 5
Views: 1412

AC's YYZ operations question

I have a question regarding AC or GTAA operations.
Not always, but very often AC afternoon China departures (PEK, PVG) use North – South runway, instead of East – West like everyone else. Does this have anything to do with the load?

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by kevin
Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 227531

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Some of you have been saying there are other websites that you will be migrating to similar to the old anet. Could you please recommend some (pm me please). I can't take this new site anymore, but still craving aviation. thank you

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by kevin
Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 227531

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Really dislike the new version. It's not about getting used to, it's about comfort. The old site was a breeze to navigate. I just do not get that feeling here.

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by kevin
Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual LAX Photo
Replies: 23
Views: 14289

Unusual LAX Photo

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/2834054/L/" target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/photo/-/-/2834054/L/</a> I think this is the first time I see a picture of TBIT, and a full house as well, with not a single A380 in sight  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/eek.gif" alt="...

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by kevin
Sat Jun 04, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Icelandic Airlines Miss Their "Emirates"moment
Replies: 39
Views: 14280

RE: Did Icelandic Airlines Miss Their "Emirates"moment

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Navigator" class="quote" target="_blank">Navigator</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>I think they have exploited their geog...

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by kevin
Sat Jun 04, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Icelandic Airlines Miss Their "Emirates"moment
Replies: 39
Views: 14280

Did Icelandic Airlines Miss Their "Emirates"moment

I know it's wrong to compare any airlines in Iceland to Emirates, but seeing how successful Icelandair and WOW are in US and Canada it doesn't seem that far fetched. By building appropriate facilities at <acronym title="Keflavik (KEF / BIKF), Iceland">KEF</acronym> they could've really revolutionize...

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by kevin
Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Too Much Capacity
Replies: 110
Views: 26699

RE: Airports With Too Much Capacity

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bmacleod" class="quote" target="_blank">bmacleod</a> (<a href="#80" class="quote">Reply 80</a>):<br/><i>Seriously? The 2nd busiest airport in Ca...

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by kevin
Sun May 29, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time to get from landing to gate - LAX the worst
Replies: 70
Views: 15407

RE: Time To Get From Landing To Gate - LAX The Worst

Madrid and Cairo have very lengthy taxi times

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by kevin
Mon May 23, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Too Much Capacity
Replies: 110
Views: 26699

RE: Airports With Too Much Capacity

YVR

A few busy hours in the morning and afternoon. Most of the time an empty airport

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by kevin
Mon May 16, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest
Replies: 36
Views: 2397

RE: Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>The first forty years of ESC's...

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by kevin
Sun May 15, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The New JU Service BEG-NYC Be A Success?
Replies: 10
Views: 5034

Will The New JU Service BEG-NYC Be A Success?

I just do not see <acronym title="Belgrade - Nikola Tesla (Surcin) (BEG / LYBE), Serbia">BEG</acronym> as a hub. Apart from some limited regional connections (which I hope are timed to the arriving <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK<...

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by kevin
Sat May 14, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest
Replies: 36
Views: 2397

RE: Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OA260" class="quote" target="_blank">OA260</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Maybe time to go back to jury only voting and ax...

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by kevin
Sat May 14, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest
Replies: 36
Views: 2397

RE: Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest

I stopped following Eurovision a while ago. The show is rigged and waaaaayyy too much politics in involved.

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by kevin
Tue May 03, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK To Commence 7th Daily BKK Effective 01 JUL '16
Replies: 45
Views: 12560

RE: EK To Commence 7th Daily BKK Effective 01 JUL '16

Thailand is big honeymoon/anniversary/random celebration destination. People tend to splurge on those = premium cabin filler

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by kevin
Tue May 03, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK To Commence 7th Daily BKK Effective 01 JUL '16
Replies: 45
Views: 12560

RE: EK To Commence 7th Daily BKK Effective 01 JUL '16

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EMAman" class="quote" target="_blank">EMAman</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>Yes most definitely, plus Africa, USA, Canad...

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by kevin
Mon May 02, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To Colombo And Miami
Replies: 50
Views: 13048

RE: KLM To Colombo And Miami

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/factsonly" class="quote" target="_blank">factsonly</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>So we conclude that you meant to say t...

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by kevin
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Announces YVR-DEL
Replies: 61
Views: 14567

Air Canada Announces YVR-DEL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GE9X" class="quote" target="_blank">GE9X</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>High demand but low yield</i></font></td></tr></...

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by kevin
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Looking To Start Flights To South Africa
Replies: 20
Views: 7703

RE: Norwegian Looking To Start Flights To South Africa

U'd be surprised what detours people take for a cheaper fare I've seen itineraries like: <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> - <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> - <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos Internat...

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by kevin
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Surprising Paper Usage Statistics
Replies: 15
Views: 1323

Surprising Paper Usage Statistics

I was surprised to read an article about the paper usage across the world doubling in the last 20 years. With a lot of developed countries (read: biggest paper consumers) introducing paperless offices, statements... I was under the impression that the paper use would significantly decrease. It might...

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by kevin
Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sri Lankan Announces Rome Suspension
Replies: 11
Views: 2557

RE: Sri Lankan Announces Rome Suspension

No surprises here. At any given time of day CMB looks like ME3 Central  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/irked.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  Same can be said about <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand...

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by kevin
Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Orders 118 Airbus Jets - Part 3
Replies: 67
Views: 8527

RE: Iran Orders 118 Airbus Jets - Part 3

A bit off the topic:

Over the years I am sure traveling Iranians have signed up for loyalty programs with ME3 as well as other airlines. It will be very difficult for Iran Air to win those lucrative passengers who I would guess they are counting on switching their loyalty.

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by kevin
Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Xiamen To Start YVR
Replies: 7
Views: 2689

RE: Xiamen To Start YVR

I heard Hainan were also looking at YVR (Tianjin - YVR) with a 787. Any updates on that?

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by kevin
Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Studies Fort Lauderdale
Replies: 93
Views: 13343

RE: Emirates Studies Fort Lauderdale

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">Mah4546</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>Grossly inaccurate. What do you think is f...

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by kevin
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Upgrades Iraq To First Class. Really?
Replies: 19
Views: 5217

RE: EK Upgrades Iraq To First Class. Really?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ahmetdouas" class="quote" target="_blank">ahmetdouas</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Iraq is a huge country of course there...

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by kevin
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Upgrades Iraq To First Class. Really?
Replies: 19
Views: 5217

EK Upgrades Iraq To First Class. Really?

According to airlineroute.net <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is upgrading all of its Iraqi destinations ( <acronym title="Baghdad - International (Saddam International) (BGW / ORBI), Iraq">BGW</acronym>, BSR, EBL) to a 3-class 77W. Honestly it's a little surprising. I ...

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by kevin
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 744 Enroute To YYZ From YVR
Replies: 26
Views: 10759

RE: BA 744 Enroute To YYZ From YVR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Johnwaynebobbet" class="quote" target="_blank">Johnwaynebobbet</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> T...

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