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by wzafar
Sat May 18, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani airspace reopened to Indian flights
Replies: 14
Views: 3090

Re: Pakistani airspace reopened to Indian flights

Anyone know why Srilankan is unable to operate flights to KHI? I can see Thai is operating it's flight to KHI as per normal. I would have thought UL could too. I am scheduled to fly them from SIN to KHI via CMB on 2nd June but unsure if the flights will recommence. These flights are being sold as p...

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by wzafar
Fri May 17, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani airspace reopened to Indian flights
Replies: 14
Views: 3090

Re: Pakistani airspace reopened to Indian flights

Anyone know why Srilankan is unable to operate flights to KHI? I can see Thai is operating it's flight to KHI as per normal. I would have thought UL could too. I am scheduled to fly them from SIN to KHI via CMB on 2nd June but unsure if the flights will recommence. These flights are being sold as pe...

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by wzafar
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ruling Sheikhs Discussed Emirates-Etihad Merger
Replies: 26
Views: 7277

Re: Ruling Sheikhs Discussed Emirates-Etihad Merger


    Never say never but I think their egos are too big to ever let this happen

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    by wzafar
    Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:52 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why Does No EU Airline Fly To Karachi?
    Replies: 35
    Views: 15950

    RE: Why Does No EU Airline Fly To Karachi?

    Safety is priority. Make it safe and BA may come.

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    by wzafar
    Sat May 07, 2016 1:52 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Inaugural Etihad A380 To Mumbai
    Replies: 7
    Views: 3413

    RE: Inaugural Etihad A380 To Mumbai

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ammad" class="quote" target="_blank">Ammad</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>http://vishal.jolapara.in/2016/05/01/ey380/</i><...

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    by wzafar
    Sat May 07, 2016 1:42 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: The Age Of Aerospace (A Boeing Documentary)
    Replies: 2
    Views: 1246

    RE: The Age Of Aerospace (A Boeing Documentary)

    Not sure why this is being highlighted just now but yes definitely saw it back in February all 5 episodes were available online. Unless that was an error and they were not meant to be available.

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    by wzafar
    Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:10 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: QR To Launch DOH-SCL, World Longest Flight?
    Replies: 58
    Views: 16365

    RE: QR To Launch DOH-SCL, World Longest Flight?

    Not my money they are burning so happy to see to see them launch a new route, why not? More choice for customers!

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    by wzafar
    Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:56 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Emirates Announces A380 To VIE From 01JUL
    Replies: 3
    Views: 2442

    RE: Emirates Announces A380 To VIE From 01JUL

    Another day, another 380 headed to europe from EK lol

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    by wzafar
    Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:14 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Pan Am 73 Hijack In Karachi
    Replies: 59
    Views: 21022

    RE: Pan Am 73 Hijack In Karachi

    Good enjoyable movie.

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    by wzafar
    Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:28 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: EK CEO: New Inflight Innovation Coming Soon.
    Replies: 29
    Views: 16330

    RE: EK CEO: New Inflight Innovation Coming Soon.

    How did he get to fly a route that hasn't even launched yet? Was there a special media flight or something? Or has he flown another airline?

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    by wzafar
    Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:08 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Planes That Never Had A Chance.
    Replies: 125
    Views: 29628

    RE: Planes That Never Had A Chance.

    Wonder what people's opinions are about the A340?

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    by wzafar
    Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:11 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: PIA Unions Vow To Protests Against Privatization
    Replies: 26
    Views: 3800

    RE: PIA Unions Vow To Protests Against Privatization

    Good on Nawaz to ban the union protesting etc. Unions need to go if PK is to be improved.

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    by wzafar
    Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:05 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: TG Outlines Initial A350 Operations
    Replies: 36
    Views: 14688

    RE: TG Outlines Initial A350 Operations

    What will the J seat look like? Any pictures or renders of interior? They really need to make sure all products have at least the same J cabin. It is all over the place and inconsistent!

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    by wzafar
    Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:00 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: 2nd Daily EK A380 To DUS
    Replies: 11
    Views: 3625

    RE: 2nd Daily EK A380 To DUS

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

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    by wzafar
    Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:25 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: 2nd Daily EK A380 To DUS
    Replies: 11
    Views: 3625

    RE: 2nd Daily EK A380 To DUS

    A380's everywhere!! IAD, MUC, DUS

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    by wzafar
    Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:21 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Emirates To Op. Non-stop From Dubai To Auckland
    Replies: 87
    Views: 22275

    RE: Emirates To Op. Non-stop From Dubai To Auckland

    Does anyone think <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> could partner with <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> if they launch <acronym title="Doha - Hamad International (New Doha) (DOH / OTHH), Qatar AND Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland...

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    by wzafar
    Fri Jan 29, 2016 2:10 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Emirates To Op. Non-stop From Dubai To Auckland
    Replies: 87
    Views: 22275

    RE: Emirates To Op. Non-stop From Dubai To Auckland

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Auchmithie" class="quote" target="_blank">Auchmithie</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> By inferi...

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    by wzafar
    Thu Jan 28, 2016 12:10 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Qatar Airways May Start AKL And SCL
    Replies: 69
    Views: 17033

    RE: Qatar Airways May Start AKL And SCL

    EK just beat them to it at least to AKL

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    by wzafar
    Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:06 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Emirates Announces 5th Daily To Colombo
    Replies: 14
    Views: 5617

    RE: Emirates Announces 5th Daily To Colombo

    EK going in for the kill...

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    by wzafar
    Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:38 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: EK Upgrades Iraq To First Class. Really?
    Replies: 19
    Views: 5253

    RE: EK Upgrades Iraq To First Class. Really?

    Wow I did not know <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> offered F class to Iraq. Wonder when/if they will ever offer it to Pakistan, surprising that not a single one of the 6 daily flights to <acronym title="Karachi - Jinnah International (Quaid-e-Azam) (KHI / OPKC), Pakista...

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    by wzafar
    Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:15 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM
    Replies: 128
    Views: 26174

    RE: Jet Airways Announces Partnership With Delta/KLM

    Probably keeping <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> online as <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym> are restricted aren't they? So anyone who wants to go to <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B....

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    by wzafar
    Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:11 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Qatar A350 Charter Aborted Takeoff At JFK
    Replies: 88
    Views: 36411

    RE: Qatar A350 Charter Aborted Takeoff At JFK

    I think the story has been exaggerate a bit thanks to the Editor pf pointsguy, he's picking up lots of clicks and credit card referrals thanks to the video and the story.

    Since it's not an accident will there be an official report from anyone? Airbus/FAA?QR?

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    by wzafar
    Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:31 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9
    Replies: 177
    Views: 45371

    RE: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9

    Typical AAB overhype. Wonder if next time he pulls one like this, the media just refuses to go and call BS.

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    by wzafar
    Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:29 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Could We See A380s @ SXM In The Future?
    Replies: 47
    Views: 11212

    RE: Could We See A380s @ SXM In The Future?

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/covert" class="quote" target="_blank">covert</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thanks for your r...

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    by wzafar
    Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:01 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Could We See A380s @ SXM In The Future?
    Replies: 47
    Views: 11212

    RE: Could We See A380s @ SXM In The Future?

    Till when does this airport have 747 service? I am yet to visit and want to see a 747 there in action!

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    by wzafar
    Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:59 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9
    Replies: 177
    Views: 45371

    RE: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9

    Can we please stop with the attempts at humour? One has to do a lot of skimming to find the relevant rumours/suggestion. Yes we get AAB is an idiot and this event is probably overhyped but every 2nd post doesn't need to be about that.

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    by wzafar
    Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:20 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Qatar Apparently To Use T2 At LAX
    Replies: 30
    Views: 6566

    RE: Qatar Apparently To Use T2 At LAX

    Does QR actually get a choice as to which terminal they want to fly in to or does the airport decide?

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    by wzafar
    Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:13 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Malaysia Airlines Strikes A Deal With Emirates
    Replies: 69
    Views: 22150

    RE: Malaysia Airlines Strikes A Deal With Emirates

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/col" class="quote" target="_blank">col</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That would be cool. As ...

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    by wzafar
    Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:12 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: PIA Retro 777
    Replies: 29
    Views: 8179

    RE: PIA Retro 777

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SQ772" class="quote" target="_blank">SQ772</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>It all started when airlines decided on 'retro...

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    by wzafar
    Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:10 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Air Asia X To Launch KUL-DEL
    Replies: 10
    Views: 2732

    RE: Air Asia X To Launch KUL-DEL

    Wonder if they would ever consider starting a route to Pakistan? There is a gap I believe with only TG from the East.

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    by wzafar
    Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:02 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Plastic Glassware In F In On US Carriers
    Replies: 65
    Views: 9318

    RE: Plastic Glassware In F In On US Carriers

    Is there a real answer to this question? Is it for safety? How come other carriers flying to USA are able to do it?

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    by wzafar
    Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:31 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: TK Pax Deplanes When Upgrade Denied
    Replies: 33
    Views: 12179

    RE: TK Pax Deplanes When Upgrade Denied

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/7673mech" class="quote" target="_blank">7673mech</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Exactly. It's...

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    by wzafar
    Tue Nov 24, 2015 10:51 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9
    Replies: 177
    Views: 45371

    RE: QR Set For "Historic" Announcement In NYC Dec 9

    It's AAB. I expect A350 announcement probably. Would be surprised if it was anything more substantial.

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    by wzafar
    Mon Nov 23, 2015 3:55 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: PIA Retro 777
    Replies: 29
    Views: 8179

    RE: PIA Retro 777

    Great idea to do it on a 777 but just wish it was executed properly and accurately.

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    by wzafar
    Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:11 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: AAdvantage FF Program Goes Revenue Based
    Replies: 113
    Views: 13117

    RE: AAdvantage FF Program Goes Revenue Based

    At least they gave us till 22nd March to burn all the miles so I will be buying under the latest promo and booking travel for next year  

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    by wzafar
    Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:09 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: SriLankan Airlines To Drop CDG, FCO, FRA
    Replies: 32
    Views: 11340

    RE: SriLankan Airlines To Drop CDG, FCO, FRA

    Could they expand to launch <acronym title="Islamabad (Rawalpindi) - Benazir Bhutto International / Nur Khan (Chaklala) (ISB / OPRN), Pakistan">ISB</acronym>? Give some competition to <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> and perhaps partner with <acronym title="Malaysia Airlin...

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    by wzafar
    Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:08 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Thai Airways Post Record Loss
    Replies: 44
    Views: 12345

    RE: Thai Airways Post Record Loss

    Should they cut any of their frequencies to Pakistan, <acronym title="Lahore - Allama Iqbal International (LHE / OPLA), Pakistan">LHE</acronym>/<acronym title="Karachi - Jinnah International (Quaid-e-Azam) (KHI / OPKC), Pakistan">KHI</acronym>/<acronym title="Islamabad (Rawalpindi) - Benazir Bhutto ...

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    by wzafar
    Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:39 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Qantas Unveils Retro Roo II
    Replies: 30
    Views: 10885

    RE: Qantas Unveils Retro Roo II

    Got a chance to attend the unveiling yesterday in Sydney and it does look fantastic indeed!

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    by wzafar
    Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:04 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why Did Bahrain And Colombo Cease Being Hubs?
    Replies: 24
    Views: 6118

    RE: Why Did Bahrain And Colombo Cease Being Hubs?

    Was KHI ever considered a hub?

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    by wzafar
    Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:37 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Emirates A380 Flies Formation With Jetmen
    Replies: 26
    Views: 5973

    RE: Emirates A380 Flies Formation With Jetmen

    As usual, EK has produced something very special!

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    by wzafar
    Thu Nov 05, 2015 2:01 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Family Stuck In Airport
    Replies: 48
    Views: 12838

    RE: Family Stuck In Airport

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You are right abo...

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    by wzafar
    Wed Nov 04, 2015 11:26 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Family Stuck In Airport
    Replies: 48
    Views: 12838

    RE: Family Stuck In Airport

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Send the boats ba...

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    by wzafar
    Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:59 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Etihad A380 To MEL
    Replies: 8
    Views: 2771

    RE: Etihad A380 To MEL

    Does this reduce the chance of <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> now using an A380 on the <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> route? Are there enough gates at <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">M...

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    by wzafar
    Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:55 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Birmingham-Doha QR Flights Start March 30
    Replies: 31
    Views: 7118

    RE: Birmingham-Doha QR Flights Start March 30

    Give me QR 787 in J over EK 777 J any day! Great news!

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    by wzafar
    Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:20 am
    Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
    Topic: Partner Airline Award Booking: Who Gets Paid What?
    Replies: 6
    Views: 2633

    RE: Partner Airline Award Booking: Who Gets Paid W

    Great question. I would also like to know what happens. Also, I sense a post on OMAAT coming up about this topic as Ben likes to pick up on Airliners.net threads and write about them for non #AvGeeks. My guess is that <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> pay <acronym title="Thai Inter...

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    by wzafar
    Wed Oct 14, 2015 2:19 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Qatar Airways Announces Adelaide From 02MAY16
    Replies: 36
    Views: 7999

    RE: Qatar Airways Announces Adelaide From 02MAY16

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ben175" class="quote" target="_blank">ben175</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Plus haven't they...

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    by wzafar
    Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:31 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Qatar Airways Announces Adelaide From 02MAY16
    Replies: 36
    Views: 7999

    RE: Qatar Airways Announces Adelaide From 02MAY16

    <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Enobar" class="quote" target="_blank">Enobar</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It is indeed possib...

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    by wzafar
    Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:59 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: BA 787-9 Enters Revenue Service
    Replies: 20
    Views: 12142

    RE: BA 787-9 Enters Revenue Service

    Can we get some pictures of the F cabin from this flight?

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    by wzafar
    Mon Oct 05, 2015 4:37 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Does AI Serve Pakistan?
    Replies: 21
    Views: 4502

    RE: Does AI Serve Pakistan?

    I think <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> is doing the right thing by not serving <acronym title="Pakistan International Airlines">PK</acronym> as I don't think there is too much traffic. <acronym title="Pakistan International Airlines">PK</acronym> should also learn and stop these loss making...

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    by wzafar
    Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:49 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: AirAsiaX To Resume India, Silkair Adding Maldives
    Replies: 4
    Views: 2448

    RE: AirAsiaX To Resume India, Silkair Adding Maldives

    Any chance they will ever serve Pakistan? <acronym title="Malaysia Airlines">MH</acronym> doesn't fly to <acronym title="Karachi - Jinnah International (Quaid-e-Azam) (KHI / OPKC), Pakistan">KHI</acronym> anymore but I believe Air Asia should be able to fly and fill their planes with tourists/studen...

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