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by Iluvtofly
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: German branch of Sunexpress is to be liquidated
Replies: 16
Views: 3004

Re: Updated: German branch of Sunexpress is to be liquidated

Its pretty much impossible to follow LH branding anymore. Who will be operating your flight is a crap shoot.

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by Iluvtofly
Sat May 23, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 319
Views: 67781

Re: LATAM moving towards bankruptcy

*I will add that VS is in trouble because the English government won't provide relief because of the 49% investment by DL.* Do you not realize that VS chose to base itself in a tax free haven and doesn't pay taxes in the UK ? So why should the British Gov't be responsible to assist them ? Let Sir RB...

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by Iluvtofly
Sun May 17, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14402

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

Horrible plane. Has made Boeing lot of money and tortured passengers around the world. Noisy and cramped. Always one complainer:) The "cramped" issue if because of the operator, not Boeing. How true is that .... any aircraft type can be cramped ..... nothing to do with the manufacturer !!...

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by Iluvtofly
Sat May 09, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1113
Views: 185799

Re: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread

I can't even imagine being stupid enough to put down a single $ on a ticket for this one .....

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are there so many transpacific flights from LAX today (4/25)?
Replies: 19
Views: 8546

Re: Why are there so many transpacific flights from LAX today (4/25)?

NZ has just flown 4 planes LAX-AKL too - 2 just arrived, 2 a few hours away. 3 77W and a 789. The 789 may have pax on it, but the rest are purely cargo I believe. Some are repatriation flights. About 10 days ago Vancouver saw as many as 3 B777's of NZ on the ground at the same time all routing AUK ...

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Repatriation Flights
Replies: 93
Views: 27926

Re: Lufthansa Repatriation Flights

In addition to this Air New Zealand has been operating 1 or 2 flights a day between AKL and FRA with a fuel stop in YVR. At one point last week there were 3 ANZ a/c on the ground in YVR at the same time.

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery
Replies: 60
Views: 15321

Re: Drake's Private 767-200 New Livery

The world is falling apart and this is all this over rated rapscar can do with with his $$$$$

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways continues to shrink
Replies: 18
Views: 5070

Re: Elite Airways continues to shrink

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/MNU ... /KAUS/KMKC


A basketball team on an RJ ? Yikes thats just nasty !
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crjflyboy wrote:
one of their remaining birds just flew the Texas Basketball team to the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/MNU ... /KAUS/KMKC


A basketball team on an RJ ? Yikes thats just nasty !

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines weathering well
Replies: 16
Views: 3717

Re: Flair Airlines w well

cirrusdragoon wrote:
11C wrote:
classicjets wrote:
I feel like there is a freudian slip in the title

I was starting to think I was the only one who saw that.


Sorry english is my fourth language, apologies for spelling mistake.


Awesome, good on you ! 4 languages is quite an accomplishment.

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use it or lose it?
Replies: 35
Views: 7317

Re: Use it or lose it?

Under the circumstances facing aviation today .... this is ridiculous.

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who will replace Flybe?
Replies: 33
Views: 4656

Re: Who will replace Flybe?

The UK have screwed themselves with ridiculous taxes imposed on air travel to the UK. The 40 years of on and off again LHR expansion proposals has been a national disaster..... with no end in site. People will just choose other alternatives. I wouldn't connect via LHR anymore. Such a shame. It used ...

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns
Replies: 77
Views: 12170

Re: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns

Where are the uniforms manufactured ?

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo
Replies: 120
Views: 20932

Re: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo

What do you all think of them Looks like a great flagship product on their new narrow body. Wish more airlines had a product like that. One day I hope they call it what it is, business class. Look at Euro Business Class and then tell me this should be called Business Class LOL. Light miles ahead of...

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alicante airport on fire.
Replies: 9
Views: 2676

Re: Alicante airport on fire.

Alicante is in Spain

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alicante airport on fire.
Replies: 9
Views: 2676

Re: Alicante airport on fire.

Alicante is in Spain

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297539

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Amazed at how close it was to hitting some pretty significant buildings ..... the death toll could have been much much higher.

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297539

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/intelli ... -1.4759850
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It seems that it has been confirmed that the aircraft was hit by 2 missiles.
Our Prime Minister held a press conference in Canada a few minutes ago.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/intelli ... -1.4759850

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by Iluvtofly
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?
Replies: 211
Views: 28948

Re: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?

Not sure, am amazed at how A.net cheers every problem at Boeing. Another A vs B battle (and of course A is far better - B is BAD). The whole thread is delusional. A lot of posters / fanboys don't seem to know there's a difference between corporations and sports teams. "Comeback"??? I thin...

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by Iluvtofly
Fri Dec 27, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27421

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

Damn. I flew Z9 2100 in August. That is scary. Why? I have to ask also.........why is that scary? Why do you think ? He is simply stating that he flew that same flight #, on the same route, on the same airline ... not that long ago ..... so scary thought .... it might have been him on a different d...

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by Iluvtofly
Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA plans to schedule A350 to USA in 2020
Replies: 75
Views: 15907

Re: BA plans to schedule A350 to USA in 2020

This is devastating news to Washington where the BA 747's have been flying for nearly 50 years. Not happy about this and it is a degradation in service to boring smaller twin aircraft with no dome. Boring. Guess I will fly Lufthansa now. You honestly think the 747 has been flying since the 1960s? H...

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PC-12 Crash in Chamberlain NTSB Preliminary released
Replies: 117
Views: 4536

Re: PC-12 crash in Chamberlain leaving 9 dead

I had a friend die in his own A/C after picking up contaminated fuel in at a small airport facility. Engine out right after takeoff ..... dont jump to conclusions people.

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat tentatively schedules last A310 service in 2Q20
Replies: 106
Views: 21405

Re: Air Transat tentatively schedules last A310 service in 2Q20

I flew their A310 between London - Toronto much of been around 2001. Cute but very tight in their configuration. The thing I remember most was the crew complaining about having to operate it. Out of interest, did they initially acquire them from taking over another carrier (Royal) ? No Royal merged...

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who will take Thomas Cook’s planes
Replies: 63
Views: 14763

Re: Who will take Thomas Cook’s planes

I just don't understand why some articles state that the collapse involved over 100 A/C ? Where did that come from ? Condor is flying ..... it appears that the Scandinavian unit is also flying. Thomas Cook Belgium stopped flying their own aircraft a couple of years ago when Brussels Airlines took ov...

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by Iluvtofly
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces year round mainline service from YUL to TLS
Replies: 20
Views: 4565

Re: AC announces year round mainline service from YUL to TLS

To be flown on a 787 I believe :stirthepot: Sometimes is good to read the linked articles: " The five-times weekly flights will provide the only year-round service between the two cities and be operated with Air Canada's Airbus A330-300 fleet" https://i.imgur.com/9nohQh4.jpg OMG the inter...

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical Question: L1011 PHL-BWI, circa late 1978
Replies: 20
Views: 3153

Re: Historical Question: L1011 PHL-BWI, circa late 1978

I flew on an Eastern Tristar from Toronto to Buffalo at one point ..... about 15 minutes flight time !

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 142
Views: 17517

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

In 1985 I flew on an Eastern L1011 on a 16 minute flight from Buffalo to Toronto

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years
Replies: 96
Views: 15590

Re: British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years

British Airways touches down in Pakistan after 10 years This has to be the longest flight, no? https://i.postimg.cc/5Qc8vgky/LHR.jpg A small sampling of destinations served non-stop from LHR that are more than 3283 nautical miles, the distance of LHR-ISB. I guess you just didnt get the humour in hi...

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by Iluvtofly
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 611/612 AMS-ORD
Replies: 21
Views: 5264

Re: KLM 611/612 AMS-ORD

They're very effective at short term scheduling in accordance with demand. Both the longhaul and shorthaul fleets see this. AMS-LHR being a perfect example, everything from E75s to 739s turn up each day. KL1002 has been a varied mix of 737/738/739 recently & KL1028 has been a mix of E75/E90/737...

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by Iluvtofly
Thu May 16, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 21857

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

Good grief ..... only citizens of the USA would find this to be an issue worth discussing !!!! But then only a US airline would serve a hamburger in the 1st cabin LOL

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by Iluvtofly
Thu May 16, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea
Replies: 146
Views: 24679

Re: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea

No matter how you slice it ..... 2.50 for a tea bag and some hot water is ridiculous...... its not liked its being served fancy !

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by Iluvtofly
Fri May 10, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Eva Airlines cabin crew negotiation broken, strike to start today
Replies: 25
Views: 1774

Re: Eva Air (BR) Flight Attendants to Hold Strike Vote

Overnight in Tokyo after a 3.5 hour one way flight ....... sorry thats ridiculous? And why do they have to show up 2.5 hours before departure?

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by Iluvtofly
Tue May 07, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 158071

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

If you folks would read this interview, an actual survivor states that the luggage issue did not happen. He was clearly wrong as you could hear at least a couple of bins being opened in his video. Anyone that has traveled knows the sounds in an airplane. You know the sounds of seat belts being unbu...

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by Iluvtofly
Sun May 05, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 30547

Re: Delta A220 route additions

jetskipper wrote:
Wonder what the fares on the DTW-DTW route will be.


OMG That was a brilliant catch .... LMAO :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by Iluvtofly
Fri May 03, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina prepares to say good bye to its last operational F-28
Replies: 34
Views: 6818

Re: Argentina prepares to say good bye to its last operational F-28

So glad I got to fly on a few of them !

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet London Announcement April 23
Replies: 27
Views: 11410

Re: WestJet London Announcement tomorrow

EY needs that slot $$$$ so they can invest in another failing airline !!!!!

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)
Replies: 61
Views: 15727

Re: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)

I have being to every single nation of the caribbean! Varadero is the fakest part of Cuba! I would urge canadians to avoid it! There are many islands out there, more beautiful and budget friendly! SLU DOM TAB PLS ANU BON AUA CUR and so on! Not sure why someone would cite Varadero as a reason to pra...

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by Iluvtofly
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)
Replies: 61
Views: 15727

Re: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)

Its amazing reading the misconceptions of Canada and its winters vs the USA ..... laughable. There are many many states in the US that have as harsh it not even harsher climates than we do. Believe me Vancouver had only about 10 days this winter when the temp dropped below 0C or 32F. Places like Min...

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by Iluvtofly
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)
Replies: 61
Views: 15727

Re: Varadero Cuba (you’d think you’re in Canada!)

Looking at Varadero Today. these are the departures. I'm curious why flights to the same destinations often seem clustered around the same time. For example Sunwing has 2 flights leaving within 5 minutes of each other to Halifax and two at the same time to Toronto. Why not spread them apart instead...

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by Iluvtofly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1912
Views: 226584

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

To bring things back on topic, what happens to Jet's 77Ws? With an average age of 11 years they aren't spring chickens but curious as to where they might end up. Apologies if that was already brought up in the previous thread. A fair question. So far used 77Ws haven't had much trouble finding a hom...

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Past and present tail registration sequences for major global carriers
Replies: 13
Views: 1319

Re: Past and present tail registration sequences for major global carriers

Goodness there have 1000's of them over the years .....

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by Iluvtofly
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic New Upper Class Seat Revealed Today
Replies: 54
Views: 11822

Re: Virgin Atlantic New Upper Class Seat Revealed Today

https://simpleflying.com/virgin-atlantic-new-business-class-suite/ More photos and details here! It's a Rockwell Collins Super Diamond, same as BA's ClubSuite, Air Canada, Virgin Australia etc Sorry but this colour scheme is anything but soothing..... garish. An overnight flight on this would be no...

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by Iluvtofly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 22596

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

What do you mean by 4 thrones ?

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 8025

Re: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei

This law is derived from Sodomy being illegal in the Quran and Hadith and is nothing new to any other socially conservative nations that use the original texts from the Bible or the Torah as the grounds for state laws for that matter. Apparently10 Islamic countries still share the death penalty as ...

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 8025

Re: Royal Brunei

It's also why I now chose to not fly EK. While EY and QR are also owned by bigot governments, Dubai has been responsible flr some fairly terrible arrests and detainments of foreigners, which us a threat to my own safety. Perhaps Abu D and Qatar are too, in which case I'll add them to the list. But ...

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 8025

Re: Royal Brunei

Who in their right mind would want a friend or relative to even chance a *connection* via Bandar on Royal Brunei after reading the new Shariah laws imposed a couple of days ago.

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by Iluvtofly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 8025

Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei

I strongly encourage anyone with a sense or morals to boycott flying Royal Brunei considering the new laws passed yesterday. I am sure that the moderators will *ban* my post. But good God its 2019 and Brunei has just allowed stoning to death as a penalty for being gay ?

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 co owner killed in German plane crash
Replies: 31
Views: 9524

Re: S7 co owner killed in German plane crash

ei146 wrote:
EDFE ist the most important GA-airport for the Frankfurt area and the busiest in Germany.
2 of the 5 people mentioned above died in a car accident involving a police car on the way to the crash site.


So you are saying that only 3 died in the actual plane crash ?
RIP to them

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by Iluvtofly
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1113
Views: 185799

Re: WOW Financial Discussion Thread

Are you talking about domestic USA ....flying so called FC in the USA is nothing more than a pathetic joke compared to the rest of the airlines offering FC. A hamburger on a New York Miami flight is hardly what the rest of the world calls 1st class. Wait, what? Have you flown FC elsewhere? Europe: ...

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by Iluvtofly
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michel Bacos, Air France Entebbe Captain, dies.
Replies: 8
Views: 3317

Re: Michel Bacos, Air France Entebbe Captain, dies.

RIP .... a hero along with the others that took part in the rescue..... one of whom I know personally.

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by Iluvtofly
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly
Replies: 218
Views: 51791

Re: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly

I appreciate it has taken a while to get funding and momentum where they need to be but things do look to be shaping up. Suarez is the real deal having held 7 meaningful roles in building four carriers. That's 7 more roles than the majority of people taking childish jabs in this thread. 20 bucks sa...

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