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by CV580Freak
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Seasonal IST-Greek Islands On TK?
Replies: 36
Views: 4052

RE: Why No Seasonal IST-Greek Islands On TK?

LOL , not April 1st already ???

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by CV580Freak
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Any Airline Fly The 380 To HNL
Replies: 46
Views: 11361

RE: Will Any Airline Fly The 380 To HNL

EK soon <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>/<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>/<acronym title="Los Angeles - Interna...

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by CV580Freak
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not Nonstop LHR-DOH On British Airways?
Replies: 32
Views: 12875

RE: Why Not Nonstop LHR-DOH On British Airways?

BA also have a healthy cargo load ex <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym> on return sector as DHL operate ex Lahore and Karachi to <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym> on <acronym ...

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by CV580Freak
Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BmiBaby Tribute/Last Flights
Replies: 40
Views: 9745

RE: BmiBaby Tribute/Last Flights

TOYM as well on it's way, looks like the whole fleet will be parked at Lasham by tonight.

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by CV580Freak
Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BmiBaby Tribute/Last Flights
Replies: 40
Views: 9745

RE: BmiBaby Tribute/Last Flights

G-TOYG is also on it's way to Lasham. That's five so far this morning.

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Former Air Force Bases That Are Now Civil Airports
Replies: 54
Views: 10181

Former Air Force Bases That Are Now Civil Airports

Bahrain Int'l started life as RAF Muharraq.

The Sheikh Isa airbase is now the civilian Sakir Airport, albeit only used by Royal Flight and visting VVIP's.

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by CV580Freak
Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raunchy Flight Crew Photos Leak Out Onto The Web
Replies: 23
Views: 11704

RE: Raunchy Flight Crew Photos Leak Out Onto The Web

If it's in the SUN it MUST be true  

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by CV580Freak
Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Menu Cards In Economy?
Replies: 42
Views: 22042

RE: Airline Menu Cards In Economy?

GF have these on the longhaul flights, had two examples on a LHR flight over Christmas.

3 choices of main courses too  Smile

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by CV580Freak
Sun Jul 05, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport To Hotel Transfers In Dubai
Replies: 4
Views: 5771

RE: Airport To Hotel Transfers In Dubai

All hotels in Dubai, even the small ones, have a transfer service either by minibus or car. All the hotel desks are inside the arrivals terminals just after you pass through customs. They all operate 24/7 but if, for some strange reason, the Hilton doesn't operate this system then grab a taxi which ...

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by CV580Freak
Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Landside Views At Terminal 3 In DXB?
Replies: 13
Views: 5530

RE: Landside Views At Terminal 3 In DXB?

You can walk right up to the windows between the gates, <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> is HUGE compared to T1 & <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2</acronym> and lots of room to move about away from the duty free area. The terminal has a nice empt...

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by CV580Freak
Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Landside Views At Terminal 3 In DXB?
Replies: 13
Views: 5530

RE: Landside Views At Terminal 3 In DXB?

Views are pretty good as floor to ceiling glass, lots of EK aircraft.

If you have a few hours to kill, have a wander through to T1 and there is a bar near gate 119, great views of all the a/c taxing by.

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: GF Help Please
Replies: 6
Views: 4349

RE: GF Help Please

Don't forget your sun tan lotion - getting close to 50c here now and very humid .....

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by CV580Freak
Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Memorable Aviation Moments
Replies: 29
Views: 4658

RE: Your Memorable Aviation Moments

My first flight on a Chalks Mallard from Paradise Island to Fort Lauderdale. First time in a seaplane and I thought it was going to sink when it taxied into the water as the water covered the huge window. The landing was a bit worrying too as I couldn't see any water as we came in on final approach ...

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by CV580Freak
Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai To Intoduce City Air Taxi
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

RE: Dubai To Intoduce City Air Taxi

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by CV580Freak
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai To Intoduce City Air Taxi
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

RE: Dubai To Intoduce City Air Taxi

A great idea, took me nearly 3 hours last night to get from Jebel Ali to <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> airport. Sheikh Zayed road is a car park every night. This system has worked well for quite a few years from Nice to Monte Carlo, more than...

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by CV580Freak
Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Mysterious A380 VIP Customer..revealed
Replies: 98
Views: 25881

RE: The Mysterious A380 VIP Customer..revealed

HEAR HEAR ..............

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by CV580Freak
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilverJet - Special Rugby World Cup Advert
Replies: 6
Views: 2951

RE: SilverJet - Special Rugby World Cup Advert

Obviously topped up the marketing budget as they have been running full pade ads in the local DXB press over the weekend ..........

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by CV580Freak
Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Middle East To Dublin
Replies: 11
Views: 2755

RE: Middle East To Dublin

Aer Lingus was serving <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> but I hear that thats being dropped. Etihad started <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym>/<acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown...

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by CV580Freak
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Ops BA 727F Flights From Pakistan?
Replies: 3
Views: 2652

RE: Who Ops BA 727F Flights From Pakistan?

No DHL operating from their Bahrain HUB. The flights operate into Afghanistan and reposition into Pakistan. Freight connects with the daily <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 747 flight <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym>/<acron...

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by CV580Freak
Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evergreen 747 Charleston-Bangor
Replies: 5
Views: 1774

RE: Evergreen 747 Charleston-Bangor

Check the B747-100's and 200's on flightware, I'd say 99% operate for US military.

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by CV580Freak
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH And DHL To Set Up New Cargo-airline..
Replies: 26
Views: 7033

RE: LH And DHL To Set Up New Cargo-airline..

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by CV580Freak
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Codeshare With EY?
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

RE: QF To Codeshare With EY?

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by CV580Freak
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Confirms 20 A350-900XWB Order
Replies: 2
Views: 4868

RE: Singapore Airlines Confirms 20 A350-900XWB Order

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by CV580Freak
Wed Jun 27, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Considers Banning All Indian Carriers' Flights!
Replies: 23
Views: 7247

Kuwait Considers Banning All Indian Carriers' Flights!

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by CV580Freak
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Eads Spun-off Airbus, Who'd Buy It?
Replies: 15
Views: 2937

RE: If Eads Spun-off Airbus, Who'd Buy It?

Dubai Aerospace

or maybe even Qatar

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by CV580Freak
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH And DHL To Set Up New Cargo-airline..
Replies: 26
Views: 7033

RE: LH And DHL To Set Up New Cargo-airline..

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by CV580Freak
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Considers Banning All Indian Carriers' Flights!
Replies: 23
Views: 7247

Kuwait Considers Banning All Indian Carriers' Flights!

EK,EY,QR and GF will clean up  Smile

Strange decision by Kuwait but will get the Indian negotiators a wakeup call .....

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by CV580Freak
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

RE: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

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by CV580Freak
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KBP And DXB
Replies: 12
Views: 2518

RE: KBP And DXB

Well, that's tonight sorted  Smile

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by CV580Freak
Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KBP And DXB
Replies: 12
Views: 2518

RE: KBP And DXB

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by CV580Freak
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

RE: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

Well if 'he' can't use his A380 he'll just have to slum it and use his B747-400 instead  Smile

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by CV580Freak
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New IFE: Bikini Models Posing
Replies: 22
Views: 10285

RE: New IFE: Bikini Models Posing

Non runner on Saudi Arabian airlines Sad

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by CV580Freak
Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines Goes Airbus, Drops Boeing?
Replies: 18
Views: 9329

RE: Hong Kong Airlines Goes Airbus, Drops Boeing?

For a new airline Hong Kong Airlines soon changed their business plan AND to take on Cathay and Dragonair Sad

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by CV580Freak
Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries
Replies: 40
Views: 11071

RE: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries

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by CV580Freak
Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries
Replies: 40
Views: 11071

RE: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries

You are right there about the heat and that cuts out the benefit of <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym> vs a mega airport like <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>. At least the 25 mile...

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Talks With Boeing
Replies: 16
Views: 4498

RE: Qatar Talks With Boeing

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

RE: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

Saudi Royal Flight are a good bet as is Kingdom Holdings Bahrain has newly delivered B747-400, Oman has same Dubai would take one of <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>'s Abu Dhabi could take one of <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym>'s defer...

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

RE: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Info On VS300 Today
Replies: 2
Views: 2777

RE: Info On VS300 Today

If the <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), India">BOM</acronym> and <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym> flights were (are) delayed I would think that it is a destination prob...

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries
Replies: 40
Views: 11071

RE: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries

I have always supported <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym>, have done since the late 80's, but my last trip from <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR...

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries
Replies: 40
Views: 11071

RE: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries
Replies: 40
Views: 11071

RE: Etihad Defers A380 Deliveries

EY bought the development aircraft, they knew what they were buying from day 1. Even with the Abu Dhabi government behind them I wonder if cash is getting tight, hard to justify a A380 on the <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> run when they can't fill an A3...

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

RE: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

You wouldn't want his commision cheque on the end of your nose as a wart  Smile

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

RE: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

And a Saudi registration  Smile

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?
Replies: 48
Views: 7184

Private A380 - Any Guesses Who?

Who has ordered the A380 for private use ???

Kingdom Holdings of KSA ?

Qatari Amiri Flight ?

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by CV580Freak
Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK - An Alternative View Of The Added A380 Orders
Replies: 84
Views: 10536

RE: EK - An Alternative View Of The Added A380 Orders

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by CV580Freak
Tue Jun 19, 2007 2:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did I See A VC10 At ABQ On Thurs?
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

RE: Did I See A VC10 At ABQ On Thurs?

RAF VC-10 tankers in US supporting the RAF on Nato exercise maybe ?

Can't remember any VIPS in USA this week.

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by CV580Freak
Tue Jun 19, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much More Does It Cost To Containerize An A320
Replies: 19
Views: 8817

RE: How Much More Does It Cost To Containerize An A320

Well, I never knew A320's were built that could only be bulk loaded, learn something every day. Obviously lower weights which may equal additional range (?) It could be worse, you could be in the Middle East where everyone checks in 5 massive suitcases and 10 huge boxes  <img src="/discussions/...

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by CV580Freak
Mon Jun 18, 2007 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last CHANCE: Give Me Your Paris Airshow Prediction
Replies: 72
Views: 6664

RE: Last CHANCE: Give Me Your Paris Airshow Prediction

I think CX will order the A380

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by CV580Freak
Sat Jun 16, 2007 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zakinthos Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 3166

RE: Zakinthos Airport

Just a quick tip, once you are through immigration IGNORE the baggage belt and go outside and get a baggage trolley as for some reason these are not available inside  Yeah sure

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