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by Mini1000
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM loses emotional support dog
Replies: 32
Views: 4973

Re: LATAM loses emotional support dog

Christ. If you need a puppy to leave the house, you don’t belong in an airliner.

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by Mini1000
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route
Replies: 145
Views: 29375

Re: Qantas PER-LHR reporting extremely high load factors, now QF’s most profitable route

If the 789's are carrying payload they probably have 100-200nm extra range under the belt. I'm surprised Qantas isnt talking about Melbourne to Athens. Only 200nm further. I'm not surpresed the aren't. Too low yielding (albeit high volume) and too long haul. Yes, and just to skip ahead, they ain't ...

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by Mini1000
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic anounces summer 2019 destinations
Replies: 5
Views: 1497

Re: Air Baltic anounces summer 2019 destinations

LPSHobby wrote:

The fast expanding carrier will add services from its Tallinn base in Lithuania

your toughts, please


I'm thinking Tallinn is not in Lithuania.

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by Mini1000
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LEVEL replacing Vueling?
Replies: 62
Views: 11793

Re: Is LEVEL replacing Vueling?

I will say that even within Spain, Vueling has a pretty poor reputation. Last summer it was on the news broadcasts all the time for their operational issues. I would think IAG would be better off getting a hold of Norwegian and tying up everything into that brand, which is seen pretty positively an...

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by Mini1000
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia first A350 destinations?
Replies: 93
Views: 16812

Re: Iberia first A350 destinations?

I wanna hear more about this alleged livery refresh :D

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by Mini1000
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India rules out BCN, strengthens MAD flights instead
Replies: 17
Views: 4823

Air India rules out BCN, strengthens MAD flights instead

https://cronicaglobal.elespanol.com/business/air-india-descarta-barcelona-apuesta-madrid_104108_102.html Link is in Spanish, but google translate will do the trick nicely. Another victim of the post-separatist Catalan economic meltdown, following in the steps of Aerolineas Argentinas canceling BCN.

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by Mini1000
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon unveils 7 new routes
Replies: 58
Views: 14940

Re: Joon unveils 7 new routes

Hipsters? Those people don't look like hipsters. They look like supermarket checkout people.

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by Mini1000
Mon Dec 26, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas - Fiesta Route
Replies: 55
Views: 14217

Re: Qantas - Fiesta Route

And look at that European network!

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by Mini1000
Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sweeping Airline "Brand" Overhauls
Replies: 79
Views: 9482

Re: Sweeping Airline "Brand" Overhauls

Iberia's brand overhaul has been quite dramatic -- beyond the branding itself, IB is transforming its public perception from a publicly owned dinosaur with horrendous customer service and antiquated product to something modern, friendly and efficient.

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by Mini1000
Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta operate NRT-MNL
Replies: 31
Views: 8366

Re: How does Delta operate NRT-MNL

This is a prestige route. DL only flies it for the prestige, hence it flies it's best aircraft there, which is the 744.


Yes. Nothing says prestige like flying to Manila.

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by Mini1000
Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM cancels Toronto
Replies: 15
Views: 4030

Re: LATAM cancels Toronto

Yes to everything already said, BUT it was pretty cool to fly from YYZ to JFK on a LAN 767 when I lived in Toronto - and cheap too :)

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by Mini1000
Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New livery for Belavia
Replies: 22
Views: 3936

Re: New livery for Belavia

So good!

Now cue the New Livery Apocalypse Brigade in five, four, three, two... ;)

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by Mini1000
Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Iberia MAD-YYZ
Replies: 2
Views: 795

Re: Potential Iberia MAD-YYZ

I should think they have their hands full with their current expansion into Tokyo and Shanghai. Their long-haul growth has been pretty steady since the darkest days of the crisis, so I wouldn't be surprised if they did announce a YYZ link one of these days. I tend to think the Spanish traffic would ...

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by Mini1000
Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines TPE-VIE?
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: China Airlines TPE-VIE?

EVA air also flies TPE-VIE, via BKK if I am not mistaken.

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by Mini1000
Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Both ends of the Iberia spectrum: Dreadful A319 and pleasant A340
Replies: 8
Views: 6381

Re: Both ends of the Iberia spectrum: Dreadful A319 and pleasant A340

€12.50 for a small tin of pringles!


It's 2.50 EUR.

At this point, the trolley came past, and the woman next to me bought a small packet of dried fruit and nuts for €12!!!


It's 2 EUR.

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by Mini1000
Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB To Start MAD-PVG On June 28, 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 5484

RE: IB To Start MAD-PVG On June 28, 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hispanola" class="quote" target="_blank">hispanola</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Philippine Airlines">P...

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by Mini1000
Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM's Livery On First 789
Replies: 131
Views: 36230

RE: LATAM's Livery On First 789

Well... I like it  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Nice simple logo, clean design. Definitely not exciting or remarkable in any way, but neat and contemporary. Also, I really like the font. But then again I a...

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by Mini1000
Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK/QR A380 Bar And Turbulence?
Replies: 13
Views: 10047

RE: EK/QR A380 Bar And Turbulence?

<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="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>what's that in the bowl ? Cured ham? </i></f...

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by Mini1000
Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are The Chances Of Malev Rebirth?
Replies: 10
Views: 2560

RE: What Are The Chances Of Malev Rebirth?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/b727fan" class="quote" target="_blank">b727fan</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> (no pun intended, but WIZZ just does...

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by Mini1000
Wed Mar 30, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ To Start FCO-MEX In June 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 3818

RE: AZ To Start FCO-MEX In June 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/g500" class="quote" target="_blank">g500</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Before we used to think it was mainly European to...

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by Mini1000
Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thoughts On Iberia Express Legroom
Replies: 14
Views: 4502

RE: Thoughts On Iberia Express Legroom

I flew them AMS-MAD and found the legroom perfectly fine. Did your plane have the extra slim seats?

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by Mini1000
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central European Airport? Ideas!
Replies: 31
Views: 7321

RE: Central European Airport? Ideas!

You continue peddling your "solution" in search of a problem. There is zero need to contemplate what you are suggesting, and if there was any need in the first place, your scenario would cause far, far more problems than it would fix. The fact that you chose to take a three hour long bus ride in ord...

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by Mini1000
Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central European Airport? Ideas!
Replies: 31
Views: 7321

RE: Central European Airport? Ideas!

Yes, I bet the Hungarians are DYING to give up their main national airport and schlep two hours to the border just so that they can share an airport with Slovakia. This scheme is already bizarre and inconceivable as a mere thought exercise, and would only work in an alternate reality in which the Eu...

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by Mini1000
Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Launch NRT-Phnom Penh Service
Replies: 12
Views: 2230

RE: ANA Launch NRT-Phnom Penh Service

Wow!

Wasn't he married to Madonna?



  

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by Mini1000
Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR Threat To Quit Oneworld Alliance
Replies: 73
Views: 21830

RE: QR Threat To Quit Oneworld Alliance

Bye Felicia. I just flew them for the first time, to <acronym title="Doha - Hamad International (New Doha) (DOH / OTHH), Qatar AND Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym> and then on to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong ...

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by Mini1000
Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 To PRG, BHX, TPE, 2nd BCN
Replies: 67
Views: 15694

RE: Emirates Announces A380 To PRG, BHX, TPE, 2nd BCN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ojas" class="quote" target="_blank">ojas</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Taoyuan (Taipei) - Taiwan I...

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by Mini1000
Sun Dec 13, 2015 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Returning To Johannesburg
Replies: 54
Views: 12779

IB Returning To Johannesburg

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eielef" class="quote" target="_blank">eielef</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Havana - Jose Marti Internat...

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by Mini1000
Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Returning To Johannesburg
Replies: 54
Views: 12779

IB Returning To Johannesburg

<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="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Finally Iberia discovers the East and a natura...

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by Mini1000
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Returning To Johannesburg
Replies: 54
Views: 12779

IB Returning To Johannesburg

Excellent news! Now we need to throw Tokyo into the mix and we'll have a better <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> than ever. As for China -- doesn't <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International...

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by Mini1000
Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Fly A/B And E/BB/ATR In Same Fleet?
Replies: 11
Views: 1498

RE: Airlines That Fly A/B And E/BB/ATR In Same Fleet?

Czech Airlines operates A-319 and ATR 42/72.

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by Mini1000
Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surprised At The Gate - Equipment Changes
Replies: 100
Views: 17163

RE: Surprised At The Gate - Equipment Changes

On one of my many <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> jumps with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> the scheduled 767 on a Sunday got ...

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by Mini1000
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa (UX) New Livery
Replies: 48
Views: 13836

RE: Air Europa (UX) New Livery

It might actually be a slight improvement on the current one, particularly the logo which at the moment looks truly terrible. But honestly, it's a very, very meh livery. I grew up in Spain and I used to LOVE their first red and orange cheatline livery. I wish they brought that back instead (I know, ...

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by Mini1000
Mon Oct 19, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China To Finally Start Havana
Replies: 49
Views: 11482

RE: Air China To Finally Start Havana

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/330lover" class="quote" target="_blank">330lover</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Isn't there a significant population of Ch...

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by Mini1000
Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB: Additional Planes, New Routes, Growth
Replies: 68
Views: 20131

RE: IB: Additional Planes, New Routes, Growth

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

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by Mini1000
Sun Jul 19, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prague Airport Rail Link Approved...
Replies: 9
Views: 3410

RE: Prague Airport Rail Link Approved...

Great news indeed. Among all the other obvious benefits, it should bring some much-needed sprucing up to the Masarykovo Nadrazi surroundings -- I pass by it twice a day and it needs a clean-up in the broadest sense, unless they want foreign visitors coming off the shining new airport train to be gre...

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by Mini1000
Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of Air Canada Rebranding
Replies: 56
Views: 10914

RE: Status Of Air Canada Rebranding

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VC10er" class="quote" target="_blank">VC10er</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I am <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albe...

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by Mini1000
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL New Livery Launching 15th July
Replies: 100
Views: 21282

RE: GOL New Livery Launching 15th July

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Reffado" class="quote" target="_blank">Reffado</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I would be <acr...

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by Mini1000
Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Azul Become The New Varig?
Replies: 17
Views: 5002

RE: Will Azul Become The New Varig?

<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="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>my <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA...

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by Mini1000
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM3 Diverted To SNN Due To False Indication Light
Replies: 49
Views: 21778

AM3 Diverted To SNN Due To False Indication Light

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/whiteguy" class="quote" target="_blank">whiteguy</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>What does a "brace for impact landing" l...

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by Mini1000
Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alitalia Livery: This Thursday 4 June!
Replies: 235
Views: 47158

RE: New Alitalia Livery: This Thursday 4 June!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> Possible leak? </i></font></td></tr></table> No...

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by Mini1000
Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alitalia Livery: This Thursday 4 June!
Replies: 235
Views: 47158

RE: New Alitalia Livery: This Thursday 6/4/15!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nycfly75" class="quote" target="_blank">nycfly75</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That would be a...

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by Mini1000
Sun May 31, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico Dropping MEX-GIG
Replies: 39
Views: 7957

RE: AeroMexico Dropping MEX-GIG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Delta757MD88" class="quote" target="_blank">Delta757MD88</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Wonder if it will return for the o...

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by Mini1000
Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prague: Hainan & China Eastern!
Replies: 6
Views: 3791

RE: Prague: Hainan & China Eastern!

Excellent! That means potentially two more direct long-haul links from <acronym title="Prague - Vaclav Havel (Ruzyne) (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym>, adding to the year-round scheduled flights to <acronym title="Seoul - Incheon International (ICN / RKSI), South Korea">ICN</acronym> (Cze...

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by Mini1000
Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Reports 2014 Profit
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

RE: LOT Reports 2014 Profit

Great news!!

It always cheers me up to no end when a troubled airline goes back into profit 

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by Mini1000
Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No JFK-Albania Service?
Replies: 59
Views: 13839

RE: Why No JFK-Albania Service?

It would hemorrhage money from every orifice. Albania's economy is like a toddler - tiny and unpredictable. Therefore, the business / corporate traffic is next to negligible, and although you may get some high level <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acro...

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by Mini1000
Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should There Be Age Limit For Flight Attendants?
Replies: 121
Views: 16842

RE: Should There Be Age Limit For Flight Attendants?

Aw, I sure think not. One of the best crews I have ever encountered was a very senior bunch on a KLM flight to Toronto. They were wonderful, so much so that I still remember them even though it has been a couple of years. Plenty of meh younger, 'hotter' crew experiences. I don't think great service ...

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by Mini1000
Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ownership Changes In CSA
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

RE: Ownership Changes In CSA

Thanks for the update! I live in Prague but don't speak very good Czech yet, so it's hard to keep up with the goings-on of the local airline. I really love Czech Airlines; they are a wonderful little airline with excellent service. I keep my fingers crossed that they will survive the seemingly const...

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