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by continental004
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM cancels GYE-MAD
Replies: 5
Views: 961

Re: LATAM cancels GYE-MAD

Yields are probably too low; lots of Ecuadorians in MAD so huge VFR but the high yielding pax must be choosing IB.

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by continental004
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to start JFK-PTP
Replies: 24
Views: 3872

Re: B6 to start JFK-PTP

Wow I am shook. I hope this lasts and that’s B6 starts FDF as well, both Guadeloupe and Martinique are on my travel bucket list!

As a bonus B6 offers seamless connections from the west coast which Norwegian didn’t!

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by continental004
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10154

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

I sense some people in Kentucky are going to be triggered lmao

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by continental004
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9126

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

I found it relatively cheap, not like Greece or the south of Spain but still inexpensive. Honestly I found Malaga and Alicante much less culturally interesting than Malta; those two places offer sun, sand, sea and little else. They probably never left Sliema or St. Julian's which are exactly the ov...

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by continental004
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9126

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

It's purely just a shell company to facilitate the transfer. I doubt it is only about that. Air Malta is small government-owned airline that does not turn a profit. The government of Malta already subsidies Ryanair. Air Malta sells their flights in Ryanair's website. Interestingly, Air Malta and Ry...

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by continental004
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9126

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

I'm happy to see Malta getting more attention and flights. I (American) visited the country in April and absolutely loved it. Another American friend of mine visited just a week ago and she also loved it. I went to Malta for the first time this February. What I liked most about the holiday were the...

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by continental004
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair to set up Malta Air
Replies: 61
Views: 9126

Re: Ryanair to set up Malta Air

Malta Air? Couldn't come up with a more creative name and not confuse the average traveling Joe? I'm happy to see Malta getting more attention and flights. I (American) visited the country in April and absolutely loved it. Another American friend of mine visited just a week ago and she also loved it.

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by continental004
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to Canada?
Replies: 29
Views: 4730

Re: Spirit Airlines to Canada.

My condolences to our Canadian friends. They may as well have law enforcement nearby when the Spirit flight arrives. There is sure to have been an onboard altercation. Trash fares attract the same type of people as evidenced on Instagram on a near daily basis. Not all of us can afford business clas...

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by continental004
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route
Replies: 29
Views: 9214

Re: Emirates launches world’s shortest A380 route

Such an extravagant waste of fuel on too big an aircraft for that route.

Perhaps AOC has a point.

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by continental004
Wed May 29, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to launch Newark-Seville next year
Replies: 30
Views: 6908

Re: United to launch Newark-Seville next year

omg how exciting! Seville and Andalusia is my favorite part of Spain, it has an enriching culture and most of all, a real soul.

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by continental004
Tue May 28, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 116
Views: 17359

Re: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more

Might be useful and there's certainly a fair amount of business traffic, but the OW stranglehold certainly impacts things. Also, the Houston to Dallas train will have a lot of Spanish input, but the project office is in Fort Worth. Still this proves well that there is only one market in Spain :). N...

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by continental004
Tue May 28, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal has fewer passengers in Q1 2019 in a booming Portuguese market
Replies: 17
Views: 3445

Re: TAP Portugal has fewer passengers in Q1 2019 in a booming Portuguese market

O&D passengers Europe-LIS/OPO are of course more likely to use LCCs because duh, low fares. TP's focus these days isn't so much O&D Portugal-rest of Europe traffic as it is transfer traffic between the Americas and Europe. Let them succeed. The market is simply regulating itself due to capac...

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by continental004
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 33660

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

I'm cringing looking at these pics at the thought of all the traffic jams caused by the construction and the two new terminals. As if it already wasn't bad enough at LAX.

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by continental004
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3584

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019

Why IAD though? BOS has the VFR, but is there any significant Cape Verdean population in DC?

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by continental004
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3584

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines Plans Lagos, Luanda, Milan, Rome, and Washington D.C. in 2019

AirbusOnly wrote:
Why two Italian cities and not f.e. LHR or FRA?


Most likely diaspora traffic.

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by continental004
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine
Replies: 11
Views: 1851

Re: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine

Noshow wrote:
Basle is a great city, worth a visit. Have been there a week ago. Beautiful old buildings and nice museums, kind people.


I almost went to Basel when I was in Strasbourg last Christmas, but ended up not having enough time and the TER trains from Strasbourg were shockingly expensive for the distance.

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by continental004
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine
Replies: 11
Views: 1851

Re: EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg is doing really fine

Don’t forget that BSL is in Alsace which is a major population center in France with Strasbourg, Mulhouse and Colmar. The Strasbourg airport’s offerings are pathetic compared to BSL. Some friends of mine flew into BSL last December to visit the Christmas markets in Strasbourg and it was a convenient...

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by continental004
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

In addition... you stated you have a degree in history... what was your plan for that degree? I know some that go to law school etc, but a history degree sounds to me like one of those bull$hit I don’t have a plan degrees that often lead people to working at a big box store. Degrees in the medical ...

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by continental004
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

I know the U.S. have a lot of problems and are far from being the ideal society, but one of the blessings you have is precisely the very low chance of - suffer the disgrace of - fall under a communist regime. Communism is for the countries the same an aggressive cancer is for a human body. Look int...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Why shouldn't retail employees enjoy evenings like the privileged can? Why do you think shops are open outside of business hours? When do you think the "privileged" who spend business hours working, can do their shopping? Really though, why shouldn't retail employees enjoy evenings like t...

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by continental004
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Understanding that you will only get paid for like a month or two of work is not worth it. Maybe people work the Sunday shift at Walmart because they have no choice? T his Walmart here has senior citizens working full time as cashiers. They can not make ends meet. As senior citizens. As veterans. T...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Yes, that's a purely capitalist idea. The concept that a company can choose to do what it wants in service of its consumers or its ideology is capitalist in nature. In communism or socialism that decision would be taken away from the organization, from the employee & the consumer. Because the c...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

casinterest wrote:
If your biggest gripe is that you have to work on a family holiday, then suck it up buttercup.


Check your privilege.

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

You work in retail but are surprised that you have to work during the busiest season that actually keeps them afloat? There’s a lot of jobs that require holiday work - many of them who frequent this forum, all of whom chose their line of work. What’s your major? Most airlines aren't an essential pu...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

Every person I have hired between the ages of 24 and 35 and even some older have been a disaster. Never take their eyes off their phone. Have to constantly watch them or they stop working, Always late. Never shave or groom and dress real bad. All with a huge sense of entitlement. Communism is not t...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

I am so sick of our society that so blatantly favors the rich and corporations! Our society so passively lets the rich buy their way into the best universities, lets the rich buy their way out of justice, lets corporations have an iron grip on workers who suppress their rights and quality and life,...

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by continental004
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

What we need to eliminate this problem is embrace COMMUNISM! I have a college degree. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that your college degree is not in history. Unless you graduated from Evergreen State. Then it might be. I actually was a history major in college (doubled with political scie...

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by continental004
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 8960

Do we need Communism in US?

I am so sick of our society that so blatantly favors the rich and corporations! Our society so passively lets the rich buy their way into the best universities, lets the rich buy their way out of justice, lets corporations have an iron grip on workers who suppress their rights and quality and life, ...

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by continental004
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM
Replies: 24
Views: 3233

Re: Norwegian plans start MAD-LIM

Why LIM over EZE though?

I did not see that coming either way...

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by continental004
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Announces SMF
Replies: 54
Views: 5242

Re: Spirit Announces SMF

stlgph wrote:
Ah hell, give it another year or two and Spirit will be looking at Hawaii.


they already fly to Latin America so it's only a matter of time...

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by continental004
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL Announces Amsterdam Hub - April 6, 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 5004

Re: LEVEL Announces Amsterdam Hub - April 6, 2019

No long haul?

So is Vueling eventually going to become Level?

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by continental004
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham
Replies: 44
Views: 10046

Re: Air India suspends Madrid and Birmingham

DEL-MAD must have had garbage yields for what I imagine were mostly connections. Not many ties between India and Spain. My friend flew AI from MAD to BKK.

Waiting for the MAD cheerleaders to show up and explain this one.

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by continental004
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL
Replies: 108
Views: 20002

Re: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL

So what's the fate of the upcoming YUL-BOD at this point?

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by continental004
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Armenia long-haul flights
Replies: 51
Views: 6010

Re: Armenia long-haul flights

Will we see long haul service from Armenia in the future? Maybe to LAX given their massive Armenian population? Interesting topic, but I highly doubt there is even enough PDEW from LAX to EVN, even 1x weekly seems unlikely. In my opinion, the only city in the US that would even have a remote shot i...

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by continental004
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM/ORD
Replies: 61
Views: 12185

Re: Air Italy drops MXP-DEL/BOM

I am hoping for their success, but their route strategy is not even a strategy.

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by continental004
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes non-stop flights to Barcelona in S19
Replies: 16
Views: 2262

Re: Aeromexico resumes non-stop flights to Barcelona in S19

I'll believe it once the plane lands in BCN.

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by continental004
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO
Replies: 30
Views: 4256

Re: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO

So Nairobi will have connections to those EEA cities/airports: - Amsterdam (KL/KQ) - Frankfurt (LH) - Geneva (KQ) - London LHR (AF/KQ) - Paris CDG (AF) - Rome FCO (KQ - Zürich (LX)) The largest airport systems / metro areas with no connections are Madrid, Barcelona, Milan and Munich. Could any of t...

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by continental004
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fist-fight erupts on Scoot flight from Australia to SIN - video
Replies: 54
Views: 8305

Re: Fist-fight erupts on Scoot flight from Australia to SIN - video

Drunken Aussies on a low-cost flight? Groundbreaking.

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by continental004
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO
Replies: 30
Views: 4256

Re: Kenya Airways launches NBO-GVA-FCO-NBO

Surprised this route hasn’t already existed with the UN traffic, is there not enough of it to warrant a nonstop NBO-GVA?

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by continental004
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size
Replies: 126
Views: 21847

Re: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size

Can this website allow reaction gifs to posts like these.

I’m all for defending people of size, but dis just too much

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by continental004
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD breaks its pax record
Replies: 14
Views: 2774

Re: MAD breaks its pax record

LAX772LR wrote:
Still quite surprised that no one flies IAH-MAD, despite DFW being right there.


DFW-MAD is OW hub-OW hub. There’s no meaningful Star feed at the MAD end. It would be a great link to Mexico and Central America though, but of course not ideal for connections because ‘Murica.

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by continental004
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viking Cruises revives Mississippi plans; what it means for MSY/MEM/STL/MSP air service?
Replies: 57
Views: 6758

Re: Viking Cruises revives Mississippi plans; what it means for MSY/MEM/STL/MSP air service?

lol really? TATL because of one cruise company’s new route?

Also no foreigner wants to go to Trump country either.

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by continental004
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer
Replies: 103
Views: 13714

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer

many321 wrote:
Can anyone venture on why DL cut LAX-SAL since every time I've taken that flight, it's always been full. I highly doubt it's JV venture with AM.


Probably low yields, traffic to SAL is generally low-yield VFR and AV has the upper hand.

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by continental004
Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 10196

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

dafuq

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by continental004
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: La Compagnie to launch 5 weekly Nice-Newark for summer 2019 - Le Figaro
Replies: 13
Views: 3366

Re: La Compagnie to launch 5 weekly Nice-Newark for summer 2019 - Le Figaro

I wonder how they'll fare on O&D alone. Is there that much demand from New Yorkers to go to the Riviera or from the south of France to go to NYC?

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by continental004
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 25
Views: 9610

Re: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc

Looks too much like KQ’s.

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by continental004
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spain will open its newest airport, Murcia International, on January 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 7584

Re: Spain will open its newest airport, Murcia International, on January 2019

Truly an underrated region in Spain. I hope this airport gets a good amount of flights in the future.

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by continental004
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do neither ANA nor JAL fly to YYZ?
Replies: 36
Views: 5540

Re: Do neither ANA nor JAL fly to YYZ?

The US has much more liberal aviation agreements than Canada. Canada has an Open Skies agreement with the US, but it clearly benefits Canadian carriers as Point of Sale is heavily skewed to Canada. The great liberals in Canada are the ultimate hypocrites in protecting Air Canada. Typical Socialist ...

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by continental004
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'
Replies: 145
Views: 17894

Re: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'

Look at all of you defending or showing your thin privilege. Shame on all of you.

And I am cackling at the thin-privileged snowflake who sued!

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