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by sr176
Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread #34
Replies: 99
Views: 17303

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread #34

Which plane just took off from Rwy 16? It was a large four engine machine, but not a 747. Was it a Lockheed Galaxy or a Russian aircraft. Does anybody know the registration ?

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by sr176
Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK 4713 OSL-FCO FL 250?
Replies: 3
Views: 1937

RE: SK 4713 OSL-FCO FL 250?

No it is on his return leg, but only at FL240, as it is heading north.

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by sr176
Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK 4713 OSL-FCO FL 250?
Replies: 3
Views: 1937

RE: SK 4713 OSL-FCO FL 250?

They are still at FL250. Will be a nice view over the Alps.

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by sr176
Sun Jul 31, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Swiss Aviation Thread No. 27
Replies: 245
Views: 32546

RE: New Swiss Aviation Thread No. 27

It is not a one-timer, it takes palce avery week, but I don't know until when.

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by sr176
Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest Cities With The Highest Traffic Movement
Replies: 43
Views: 10656

RE: Smallest Cities With The Highest Traffic Movem

what about GVA (population 300'000) and about 11 Mio pax. No hub.

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by sr176
Mon May 25, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Business Class CPH-?-DPS
Replies: 8
Views: 6183

RE: Best Business Class CPH-?-DPS

the best business class: <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> if you want to fly the A380 it has to be : <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym> - <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - <acronym title="Singapore -...

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by sr176
Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Korea Aviation Thread # 1
Replies: 14
Views: 5181

RE: South Korea Aviation Thread # 1

When is the new dock opening at ICN ?

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by sr176
Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM & Lufthansa Incident
Replies: 16
Views: 14722

RE: KLM & Lufthansa Incident

Since when are <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> and <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> using <acronym title="Tehran - Imam Khomeini International (IKA / OIIE), Iran">IKA</acronym>. In April I was on <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> and still in M...

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by sr176
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 14
Replies: 118
Views: 19732

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 14

do we know anything about the equipment of QR, will they come with 2x 330 on Wed / Sun ?

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by sr176
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE - Business Class Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 3320

RE: KE - Business Class Questions

Y service is not at all mediocrea and poor. It is devinitely above average. One feature they have, what other airlines don't is the onboard library.

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by sr176
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26474

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

Does anybody know if there are still a couple of Avros on the ground only due to pilot shortage?

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by sr176
Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Business Class Intended For?
Replies: 48
Views: 10154

RE: Who Is Business Class Intended For?

Don't forget one thing, when we have to travel, no matter in which class, it can often be at short notice. What ticket do you get in Y at short notice? It may cost 50% to 75% of the ticket in C. If we fly for business we do so often book - cancel - book - rebook - cancel again. We can not do that wi...

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by sr176
Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Business Class Intended For?
Replies: 48
Views: 10154

RE: Who Is Business Class Intended For?

The fact on business travel is, that nobody will ever give you an extra day of relaxation. Arriving on 6 am, giving either sales presentations, doing trouble shooting or what so ever and flying back in the evening, even of the same day, justifies always the extra amount of money spent on a C seat in...

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by sr176
Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26474

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

Isn't a longer checkin time required for flights to the US ?

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by sr176
Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Planning Return To Pakistan
Replies: 25
Views: 4071

RE: Swiss Planning Return To Pakistan

It is not more than a rumor. Honestly I regard the chances as quite low.

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by sr176
Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Planning Return To Pakistan
Replies: 25
Views: 4071

RE: Swiss Planning Return To Pakistan

LX just needs more widebodies. Heard that entries into Oman by Swiss citizens have increased by 63% compared to the year before. So an option could be 4/w <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> - <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emir...

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by sr176
Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26474

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

Back to the EK flights, recently it happend quite often that they showed up twice a day with A332. Would love to see a 777.

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by sr176
Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26474

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

Any news from the once discussed flights out of ZRH to
- Timisoara by Carpatair
- Maribor by Adria
- Talinn by Estonian

?

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by sr176
Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26474

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

It seems there is a lot of reasons to keep some A332.
- increase presence in Westafrica
- open another Indian destination
- open another US Eastcoast destination
- ...

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by sr176
Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck
Replies: 344
Views: 26474

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 13 - Good Luck

Soon means not before 2009 in this case. Definitely we will see an Indian carrier sooner or later in ZRH.

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by sr176
Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tiger Airways To Start Operations In South Korea
Replies: 2
Views: 5527

RE: Tiger Airways To Start Operations In South Korea

as a LCC wouldn't it be more clever to use Kimpo instead of Incheon

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by sr176
Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH MUC-SIN Starting June 08
Replies: 28
Views: 7060

RE: LH MUC-SIN Starting June 08

Also with a 2nd daily <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> - <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>, coul...

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by sr176
Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lavatory Window On Commercial Jets, Why Not?
Replies: 42
Views: 9550

RE: Lavatory Window On Commercial Jets, Why Not?

The ex LX Saab 2000 had them. Remember also seen them on LH A-340-600.

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by sr176
Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check-in At BKK For LX
Replies: 4
Views: 3384

RE: Check-in At BKK For LX

Counter opened 4h prior departure, exactly at the time I arrived. Enjoyed the airport very much.

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by sr176
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check-in At BKK For LX
Replies: 4
Views: 3384

Check-in At BKK For LX

I will be soon flying from <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> to <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> on <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acr...

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by sr176
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17427

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

Maybe there is now a higher chance that SQ is introducing a 2nd daily. Or is that wishful thinking ... ?

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by sr176
Mon Sep 17, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17427

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

Bad news. According Travel inside, <acronym title="Malaysia Airlines">MH</acronym> is leaving <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> end of Jan. 2008. I was rather believing that since SQs downgrade from B744 to B777 there is a pax increase (and therefore yield) o...

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by sr176
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breakdown Of A380 Routes, What Can We Expect?
Replies: 41
Views: 7701

RE: Breakdown Of A380 Routes, What Can We Expect?

for LH replace the S of BOS with an M

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by sr176
Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17427

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

What about another destination in Italy like Bologna or Genoa to strengthen the presence there?

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by sr176
Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17427

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

Don't worry Helvknight, today you are not on LX8. Enjoy your flight on this sunny day.

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by sr176
Fri Aug 24, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17427

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

So what can we in <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> expect from the winter schedule? Let's summarize: EasyJet to LUT 2/d (from Sept 18) Cirrus to <acronym title="Dresden (- Klotzsche) (DRS / EDDC), Germany">DRS</acronym> from 2/d to 3/d on all weekdays German...

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by sr176
Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!
Replies: 240
Views: 17427

RE: Swiss Aviation Thread 12 - Follow-up!

According skyland.ch another two A-320 (ex IJD, IJE) will join the fleet and put into service in December 07. They are as well coming from TK.

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by sr176
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hansung Airlines, Where Do They Fly?
Replies: 1
Views: 4502

RE: Hansung Airlines, Where Do They Fly?

from Seoul - Kimpo to Cheju (http://www.gohansung.com/sub1_2.asp)
from Chongju to Cheju (http://www.gohansung.com/sub1_2_2.asp)

thats all for the moment

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by sr176
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Swedish Air Traffic To Iraq Has Been Cancelled
Replies: 13
Views: 5754

RE: All Swedish Air Traffic To Iraq Has Been Cancelled

OS is as well serving Erbil 3/w from VIE

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by sr176
Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation
Replies: 262
Views: 14559

RE: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation

What happend to the Maroccan destinations of Helvetic? It is not yet winter.

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by sr176
Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About ZRH
Replies: 25
Views: 3088

RE: Question About ZRH

Be aware the hotel Park Inn is not in the city, it is outside in a small town called Rümlang, 5km from the airport.

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by sr176
Wed Aug 01, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation
Replies: 262
Views: 14559

RE: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation

Oh no! JNB is cancelled again this evening.

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by sr176
Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation
Replies: 262
Views: 14559

RE: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation

I really hope so for the JNB pax. Last month when I was on LX288, I just prayed that it would not happen to me, as I was scheduled to come back on the same day, because of an urgent, quick job.

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by sr176
Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation
Replies: 262
Views: 14559

RE: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation

I dobut that JMJ will be back on time, so...

Pax travelling today to JNB, prepare for a departure tomorrow morning !

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by sr176
Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation
Replies: 262
Views: 14559

RE: Going For 11 - It's All Swiss Aviation

no chance to keep 2-3 of the A332 to further increase the network?

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by sr176
Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!
Replies: 204
Views: 12179

RE: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!

It was planned long ago. I saw it in the timetables that flights between 14 and 19 of july are leaving in the morning.

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by sr176
Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!
Replies: 204
Views: 12179

RE: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!

This week all flights to <acronym title="Johannesburg - O.R. Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym> will leave in the morning. It must be some bigger scheduled maintenance going on. This is published in the Star Alliance timetable since a long time. But why the Tel...

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by sr176
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA Plans To Start Moscow And Khartoum
Replies: 14
Views: 4210

RE: MEA Plans To Start Moscow And Khartoum

I remember that I have also read that they will (re-)start ZRH somewhen in 2008. The article abouve does not really confirm this.

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by sr176
Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO: "Any Members Of Your Party Under 13 Y/o?
Replies: 17
Views: 4704

RE: CO: "Any Members Of Your Party Under 13 Y/o?

It has nothing to do with being able to open the emergency exits ?

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by sr176
Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!
Replies: 204
Views: 12179

RE: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!

Now we can start to speculate where is this additonal A343 going to fly ? Another question to me is, why is <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> not restarting service into <acronym title="Tehran - Mehrabad International (THR / OI...

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by sr176
Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!
Replies: 204
Views: 12179

RE: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!

Questions is where are these 3 additional A343 are coming from

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by sr176
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!
Replies: 204
Views: 12179

RE: One For All And All For One:Swiss Sky Thread 10!

So lets summarize it a bit

present longhoul fleet
11 A332
10 A343 (the 10th going into service in July)

further confirmed deliveries
2 A343

rumoured further deliveries
3 A343

evental replacement
6 A332 by 6 A333

am I correct ?

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by sr176
Fri Jun 08, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Better Than A Raclette-Swiss Sky Thread 9!
Replies: 167
Views: 12585

RE: Better Than A Raclette-Swiss Sky Thread 9!

Wasn't US supposed to start the flights to Philly today?

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by sr176
Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Relaunch Delhi And Shanghai
Replies: 34
Views: 5008

RE: Swiss Relaunch Delhi And Shanghai

Isn't <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> building up nonstop flights between Canada and India. Wans't that the reason why the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> - <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi Internationa...

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by sr176
Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Better Than A Raclette-Swiss Sky Thread 9!
Replies: 167
Views: 12585

RE: Better Than A Raclette-Swiss Sky Thread 9!

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