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by DXTraveler
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces proposed 2020 Haneda schedule
Replies: 47
Views: 7448

Re: United announces proposed 2020 Haneda schedule

Looking at the new schedule. Horrible connection times to places like BKK, ICN, MNL from IAD if you use the new HND route.

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by DXTraveler
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 9754

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

So they have perpetually offended types too. Glad to see we aren't the only ones.

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by DXTraveler
Fri May 24, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline routes and colonial legacies
Replies: 35
Views: 3590

Re: Airline routes and colonial legacies

"Pick a country that invaded somewhere in the last 200 years"
Big difference between an invasion and being colonized.

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by DXTraveler
Tue May 14, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New United Safety Video - Spiderman Theme
Replies: 49
Views: 5238

Re: New United Safety Video - Spiderman Theme

Cute the first time or two then stupid. What's wrong with doing just a quick basic safety video and being done with it.

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by DXTraveler
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 5319

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

I would love to see additional DCA/IAD - MKE non-stop service. Nothing against WN. But sometimes their departure/arrival times blow, and if you wait too long, flights are sold out.

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by DXTraveler
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest agent mocks child’s name
Replies: 147
Views: 11242

Re: Southwest agent mocks child’s name

"When ever I see this stuff, I wonder what a weak and fragile society America must be."

Yes...because it accurately represents all 300 plus million people. Sheesh

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by DXTraveler
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA21 Today (11/24)
Replies: 9
Views: 4410

Re: UA21 Today (11/24)

FWIW...UA app shows it diverting to EDI. Departing 40 mintes later to IAH.

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by DXTraveler
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 254
Views: 48973

Re: Air France to halve its A380 fleet

"I've been on AF's 10-across 77W on an 8-hour flight and find the histrionics to be ridiculous. I was quite comfortable." Therefore everyone else should also. I have flown it too and with my height and broad shoulders I find it a miserable experience. I will go out of my way to avoid flyin...

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by DXTraveler
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2011

Re: African Aviation Thread 2018

"Despite KQ reducing frequencies there at the end of October in favour to Mauritius and Seychelles, it's nice to see that traffic is picking up again after the 2015 political crisis!" Sadly the shame constitutional referendum earlier this year which pretty much makes Nkurunziza President f...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEOs Test Out The Cheap Seats
Replies: 72
Views: 15887

Re: CEOs Test Out The Cheap Seats

Some people are easily influenced.

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by DXTraveler
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways Business class meal
Replies: 15
Views: 3383

Re: British Airways Business class meal

Ouch.....our church serves nicer sandwiches to the homeless and shut-ins. And what's with that "dessert?" Looks like something my neighbors dog leaves on my yard.

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 69211

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

"Dumb & dumber. Entitled guy who flies too many miles a year ("I am more important than you") and will take Twitter on storm to vent his frustrations. Not very smart FA who acts as a (bad) community manager for UA even if she is not paid for that (as she mentions before, she is on...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants
Replies: 79
Views: 9568

Re: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants

"Please stop. I don't need the airlines serving as my moral compass." Exactly - anyone want to bet the airlines have been transporting these types of individuals for years? Why suddenly all the moral outrage? Yes I know the answer. Corporate America has become so hyper reflexive, just as t...

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by DXTraveler
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe to Africa discussion
Replies: 73
Views: 6527

Re: Europe to Africa discussion

I was curious to see how Juba airport looked like (considering it is one of the newest countries in the world) and I have found those pics: http://hotinjuba.com/7069-2/ Is this really Juba Airport? Where is the check-in made? How are there any security protocols there? I've been in and out of Juba ...

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by DXTraveler
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 13251

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

"So now poor 'johnny' who assists in turning the plane, has the flu, and really wants that 100 grand, sucks it up and comes to work because he needs the money from being paid poor wages to begin with having to deal with a subpar profit sharing plan, gets nearly everyone who he had contact with ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines
Replies: 66
Views: 8968

Re: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines

What about a support Cougar? :spin:[/quote]

Two or four legged? ;-)

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by DXTraveler
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 501 returns to IAD on 1/15
Replies: 2
Views: 680

ET 501 returns to IAD on 1/15

Cool video of the fuel dump. http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/stafford/ethiopian-airlines-passenger-jet-flies-low-over-stafford-before-making/article_a4cdda31-95cf-5fcd-95c7-26e79d650ecc.html Live ATC recording at - https://forums.liveatc.net/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=14365.0;attach=9796

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by DXTraveler
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 60
Views: 14918

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

"The problem is SFO is not a great connecting point to ICN from the eastern US. That is partially why UA is still operating HKG-SIN despite the SFO nonstop. But who knows, maybe UA is looking at adding ORD-ICN or EWR-ICN" Exactly! Pairing it up with 803/804 from IAD was ideal, especially o...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant
Replies: 87
Views: 15754

Re: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant

She's probably done. The FAA will probably suspend her medical due to psychological reasons and it will be very difficult and time consuming for her to get it back. If she does manage to get it back, she will still face discipline from UA for her actions. Pilots rightly or wrongly are held to a hig...

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berari wrote:
Medical emergency, someone died on board

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundl ... -1.3951971


Where did you get the information that someone died?

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by DXTraveler
Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaotic Evacuations may Lead to Recertification
Replies: 176
Views: 16977

Re: Chaotic Evacuations may Lead to Recertification

Were do this "rehap trucks" exists? I have seen the fire fighting equipment on airports, I have seen ambulances at airports. I have never seen any equipment to move people away from an accident apart from normal busses or airport busses, unable to move but under good conditions and never o...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?
Replies: 58
Views: 10765

Re: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?

Because they thought they could make money doing it?

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by DXTraveler
Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA axing 2nd meal service on long-haul under 8.5hrs
Replies: 61
Views: 13061

Re: BA axing 2nd meal service on long-haul under 8.5hrs

I feel like I'm in the minority. For international Y I'll bring some snacks along and maybe pick up something before the gate to supplement or replace what is served on board. I'm covered if I don't like or get enough of what is being offered. It's odd people don't understand that Y travel is nothin...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'
Replies: 282
Views: 34579

Re: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'

That leaves UA as the only US carrier in NYC-TYO market. UA must be partying. I thought DL had the government contract for BKK which was a reason UA left BKK. Is there a penalty to closing the station if they have a contract or does the contract expire before the station closes? American has the US...

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by DXTraveler
Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines system outage August 8th, 2016
Replies: 261
Views: 32195

Re: Big Problems at Big Delta

I'd say that delta must have somehow found a way to get most people from A to B. Being that I can, at this time of night, book non stop LAX-JFK/ATL/DTW flights for tonight, I'd say they are doing a rather stellar job. Checking flights for tomorrow, plenty of non stop options for just about anything ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Method To Solve Overbooking Or What
Replies: 52
Views: 11575

RE: New AA Method To Solve Overbooking Or What

So we'll take him to task every time he botches a weather forecast. I say let him rant. He's welcome to put his ignorance on display for the world to see.

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Pax: No Legroom Almost Killed Him
Replies: 79
Views: 17139

RE: Air Canada Pax: No Legroom Almost Killed Him

At some point people have to take responsibility for their own well being. If I have to travel for work, often long haul, and I don't get what I deem to be reasonable accommodations, I'll them no. It hasn't happened often, but it has come up once or twice. I refuse to jeopardize my health. One littl...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Pax Denied Boarding Because Shorts Too Short
Replies: 72
Views: 17609

RE: B6 Pax Denied Boarding Because Shorts Too Short

Hope the cleaning crew took some Lysol wipes to the seat after she got off.

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by DXTraveler
Fri May 27, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE 777 Fire @ HND
Replies: 97
Views: 28506

RE: KE 777 Fire @ HND

"If I had been the captain on this flight, I would've told the passengers to stay put until stairs were in place."

I wonder what your reaction would be to someone 8000 km away, with no first hand knowledge, telling you how you should do your job?

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by DXTraveler
Thu May 26, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily
Replies: 140
Views: 24926

RE: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily

"What's the purpose of the stop in Lome?"
My guess, to feed their ASKY network. http://www.flyasky.com/asky/en/Flights/Network/ASKY-s-Network-56.aspx

[Edited 2016-05-25 18:04:39]

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by DXTraveler
Thu May 26, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily
Replies: 140
Views: 24926

RE: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily

"Wasn't <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Lagos - Murtala Muhammed (Ikeja) (LOS / DNMM), Nigeria">LOS</acronym> <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s only route to Africa? Pretty sad <acronym title="Newark ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu May 12, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators: Drop Bag Fees To Shorten TSA Lines
Replies: 136
Views: 16504

RE: Senators: Drop Bag Fees To Shorten TSA Lines

Sure.....airlines will drop bag fees just as soon as the government drops taxes on air travel.

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone Strikes Plane On Finals To LHR
Replies: 52
Views: 23313

RE: Drone Strikes Plane On Finals To LHR

"I truly believe this "drone danger" is being blown out of proportion as I'm sure we will see later on in this thread. This reactionary fear by just about everyone just seems a bit over the top to me." Speaking of over the top. Wanting to keep drones out of the flight path of aircraft, especially on...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Starts Aussie Fare War..$386 RT From DL Hubs!
Replies: 110
Views: 23206

RE: UA Starts Aussie Fare War..$386 RT From DL Hubs!

"The people who end up paying for fare wars are employees and supplies." So the better solution is to fly the plane leaving those seats empty? As others have accurately pointed out, they are not selling the entire Y capacity at that price. We're talking a limited number of seats, maybe even certain ...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Switches From JFK To EWR
Replies: 44
Views: 11852

RE: Ethiopian Switches From JFK To EWR

When does that start? Was looking at LFW via <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> but I don't want to take a chance waiting for the <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> flights to re...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian And LAX-How's It Going?
Replies: 23
Views: 9974

RE: Ethiopian And LAX-How's It Going?

"3 time per week" I'm flying <acronym title="Addis Ababa - Bole International (ADD / HAAB), Ethiopia">ADD</acronym> - <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> this Thursday. The flight wasn't available. Guess that explains it. So I'm flying <acronym t...

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by DXTraveler
Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 767-400
Replies: 78
Views: 25509

RE: The 767-400

Just flew on one today <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 42 <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym>. Nice ride! Love the 2-3-2 configuration...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet
Replies: 92
Views: 23709

RE: UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet

"I fly ANA a lot and I've been annoyed over the past decade or so at how <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has slowly but surely forced them to downgrade their service to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s level, as a Star Alliance partner. No more 2 free bags in...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Mar 10, 2016 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet
Replies: 92
Views: 23709

UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet

Sorry if I missed it but where does it say Y+ will remain 9 across?

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by DXTraveler
Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Class Overhead Bins
Replies: 51
Views: 11306

RE: Business Class Overhead Bins

Take those away and the crew will have no place to store their bags or the airline's inflight items.

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by DXTraveler
Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI 173-the First Longest Flight Operated By Women
Replies: 21
Views: 8813

RE: AI 173-the First Longest Flight Operated By Women

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/audian" class="quote" target="_blank">audian</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> </i></font></td></tr></table> It was an all f...

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by DXTraveler
Fri Mar 04, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A319 Near Collision With Drone
Replies: 17
Views: 9902

RE: AF A319 Near Collision With Drone

It's only a matter of time. Pray it's not catastrophic when it does.

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence Air- 10 Years
Replies: 41
Views: 8178

RE: Independence Air- 10 Years

"I loved their safety brief with Mary Matalin addressing those seated on the right side and James Carville addressing those on the left" I guess I'm in the minority. It seems longer than 10 years. Dennis Miller did great safety brief too. Even if you don't like Miller, this clip is worth watching, w...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Leave DXB
Replies: 166
Views: 24498

RE: UA To Leave DXB

"I cannot believe the U.S. carriers have the chutzpah to say <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>'s code share with <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is a front for using the GSA award system (which itself is a subsidy program for USA carriers) when 99% of ...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Leave DXB
Replies: 166
Views: 24498

RE: UA To Leave DXB

JetBlue does in fact take over the route from United January 1. Interesting it was done in mid fiscal year. Below are the <acronym title="Courtenay - Airpark (YCA / CAH3), Canada - British Columbia">YCA</acronym>, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym>, and <acronym title="Scot Airways (United King...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Nov 04, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo Plane Down In South Sudan
Replies: 14
Views: 11586

RE: Cargo Plane Down In South Sudan

I was last there, in Juba, in April. While waiting for my <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> flight, I stood outside admiring all the Soviet era aircraft on the tarmac. There was some pretty cool stuff. I wanted to snap a few pictures but doing so at any African airport is dicey, Juba ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gov Christie To UA: No Cuba From EWR
Replies: 64
Views: 16709

RE: Gov Christie To UA: No Cuba From EWR

Maybe Smisek can pull some strings.

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by DXTraveler
Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Pulling Out Of KWI?
Replies: 50
Views: 10618

RE: UA Pulling Out Of KWI?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mbm3" class="quote" target="_blank">mbm3</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Trust me. "The Govern...

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by DXTraveler
Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Chokes Woman Over Reclining Seat.
Replies: 76
Views: 16623

RE: Man Chokes Woman Over Reclining Seat.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jacobin777" class="quote" target="_blank">Jacobin777</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It's not ...

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