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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Apr 07, 2008 4:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How The Other Half Lives: F Class On ANA & Thai
Replies: 44
Views: 34162

RE: How The Other Half Lives: F Class On ANA & Thai

Best <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> I've read! I was on NH7 on Feb 21st, just a day before your flight. Was fortunate enough to sit in Club ANA, their biz class which is also very nice. You are so right on with what makes ANA so special, the attention to detail and servic...

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue Jun 05, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2 Weeks Of California: STR-LHR-SFO/Back (Many Pix)
Replies: 37
Views: 9779

RE: 2 Weeks Of California: STR-LHR-SFO/Back (Many Pix)

Great report! Love the "Seaside" photo. I often drive through that intersection as I live 10 minutes from where that picture was taken. I wonder which Y service is better from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heat...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Mar 26, 2007 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Welcome Back To Don Muang"
Replies: 3
Views: 3095

"Welcome Back To Don Muang"

And so the reopening has begun...

http://sg.biz.yahoo.com/070325/1/47hh8.html

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airline To Asia In Y Class?
Replies: 6
Views: 6781

RE: Which Airline To Asia In Y Class?

ANA leaves right out of IAD... with brand new 773ER.

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Mar 19, 2007 2:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airline To Asia In Y Class?
Replies: 6
Views: 6781

RE: Which Airline To Asia In Y Class?

I've traveled in Y from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> to Asia many times. I slept best on <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>, and they do have the best IFE. But the best service has been with ANA, which is one of our favorit...

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue Dec 26, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BKK Airport To Be Partially/temp Closed
Replies: 14
Views: 8847

RE: New BKK Airport To Be Partially/temp Closed

How about a little padding on those iron chairs at the gates? Just a little... please!

And that air con issue has to get resolved!

I'm very pleased to see the airport getting the attention.

Cheers to that!

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bangkok's Don Muang To Reopen?
Replies: 16
Views: 4650

Bangkok's Don Muang To Reopen?

http://bangkokpost.com/News/12Dec2006_news03.php

If this happens, it might help smooth things out at Suvarnabhumi, eh?

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Don Meuang Memories: FD BKK-PEN
Replies: 20
Views: 5467

RE: Don Meuang Memories: FD BKK-PEN

Oh, how I miss Don Meuang....

Thanks for another great report!

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Oct 11, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Finally First At Last!
Replies: 59
Views: 15745

RE: Finally First At Last!

Outstanding report! Thank you Door5Right! I really enjoyed this.

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Luggage Issues With Bangkok's New Airport
Replies: 11
Views: 5316

Luggage Issues With Bangkok's New Airport

Last Thursday, Sept 28th, which was the opening day of Bangkok's new airport, my family flew <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - ...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jul 31, 2006 2:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BKK-NBK-BKK OX B747SR+Suvarnabhumi Apt (120pics)
Replies: 28
Views: 5376

RE: BKK-NBK-BKK OX B747SR+Suvarnabhumi Apt (120pics)

Great report and pics! Thanks! <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Bangkok Airport To Begin Test Flights
Replies: 18
Views: 5858

RE: New Bangkok Airport To Begin Test Flights

If things have moved to Suvanabhumi as planned, domestic flights will be in and out of there too. So no worries.  Smile

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Bangkok Airport To Begin Test Flights
Replies: 18
Views: 5858

New Bangkok Airport To Begin Test Flights

Later today the new Suvanabhumi Airport in Bangkok is to begin some selected test flights with actual customers. Can't wait to hear how that goes. I'm currently booked to leave out of Bangkok on Sept 28th, the slated official opening of the airport to all flights. Wouldn't be suprised if that date i...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jul 24, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Has The Best Economy Class Product
Replies: 29
Views: 10697

RE: Who Has The Best Economy Class Product

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Jul 23, 2006 2:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: July Trip Report: CX, EK, NW, And SQ
Replies: 12
Views: 8480

RE: July Trip Report: CX, EK, NW, And SQ

Does it get any better than EK F class?

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by Chulalongkorn
Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Credit Card Points Program Is Better?
Replies: 7
Views: 5288

RE: Which Credit Card Points Program Is Better?

Thanks FireFly. I think the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> card is great due to the Star Alliance hook up. Amex has it's pluses too, converting points into miles of some great airline ff programs, but that's sort of the same thing with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</...

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by Chulalongkorn
Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Credit Card Points Program Is Better?
Replies: 7
Views: 5288

Which Credit Card Points Program Is Better?

Chase's United Mileage Plus program or American Express Business Platinum Membership Rewards. Which is better for travel. We have both, and have used both programs for some travel perks, but was looking for advice on how to maximize this. Is one better than the other? Should we switch to just one? <...

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Thai BKK-HKG + Disneyland! (Pics, Video)
Replies: 35
Views: 22229

RE: Thai BKK-HKG + Disneyland! (Pics, Video)

Again, great report Chris!

Can't wait to read the Suvarnabhumi report!!!

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EVA Air Evergreen DeLuxe Class, How Is It?
Replies: 4
Views: 11669

RE: EVA Air Evergreen DeLuxe Class, How Is It?

My wife, baby daughter and I had the bulk head seats in the nose of a 74E, combi in <acronym title="EVA Air (Taiwan)">BR</acronym>'s deluxe class. <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (TPE /...

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Has The Best Economy Class Product
Replies: 29
Views: 10697

RE: Who Has The Best Economy Class Product

I give you.... All Nippon Airways.

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best *Alliance Biz Class From SFO To Asia?
Replies: 3
Views: 6703

RE: Best *Alliance Biz Class From SFO To Asia?

Thanks Guys! We're actually looking to use our United Mileage Plus points for the trip. Got about 320k saved up for this trip, and there are 3 of us. On the United webpage it showed for a *A trip in Biz from N America to <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jul 10, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best *Alliance Biz Class From SFO To Asia?
Replies: 3
Views: 6703

Best *Alliance Biz Class From SFO To Asia?

Was hoping to get some ideas as to which Star Alliance carriers have the best business class product that fly the <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> - <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> ro...

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue May 02, 2006 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Boosts Los Angeles, London, Paris, Others.
Replies: 60
Views: 8919

RE: Thai Boosts Los Angeles, London, Paris, Others.

Why doesn't <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> have service out of <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>? And if they did, might they consider an <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - Californi...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon May 01, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?
Replies: 12
Views: 11245

RE: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon May 01, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?
Replies: 12
Views: 11245

RE: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon May 01, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?
Replies: 12
Views: 11245

RE: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Apr 30, 2006 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?
Replies: 12
Views: 11245

Emptiest Transpacific Flight Out Of SFO?

Can anyone tell me what transpacific flight out of <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> on average is the emptiest (has the most empty seats) then with a connection to <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">B...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Apr 30, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Economy Seats?
Replies: 15
Views: 4972

RE: CX Economy Seats?

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Apr 29, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Economy Seats?
Replies: 15
Views: 4972

CX Economy Seats?

SFO-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> on Cathay P...

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by Chulalongkorn
Fri Apr 28, 2006 2:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SFO-HKG-BKK On CX...
Replies: 4
Views: 5232

RE: SFO-HKG-BKK On CX...

Thanks Luftansa747!

Plastic utensils!?!? Oh no.

At least we're off to the Land Of Smiles!

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SFO-HKG-BKK On CX...
Replies: 4
Views: 5232

SFO-HKG-BKK On CX...

Just booked this flight for this June. Economy. Never flown Cathay Pacific before and was wondering if anyone has taken this flight before. Do they give out amenity bags in economy? And do they have internet available?

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Apr 22, 2006 1:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thai A340-500 Premium Economy
Replies: 8
Views: 5996

RE: Thai A340-500 Premium Economy

Today I was quoted $1857.00 including tax for Premium Economy on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> direct flight. A little too much for me, but I'm su...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Apr 22, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Way To Upgrade?
Replies: 4
Views: 4571

RE: Best Way To Upgrade?

Thanks! Tried to do it today with ANA, <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym>, for this June. Unfortunately, nothing available on just about any day in June,...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Apr 22, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Way To Upgrade?
Replies: 4
Views: 4571

Best Way To Upgrade?

Using <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> miles and upgrade certificates, we want to upgrade to businss class. Is it better to buy the econ tickets from a travel agent or from the airline directly? What's the best way to confirm that we'll get the upgrade to business class? Thanks in advan...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Apr 15, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ANA 777-300ER?
Replies: 13
Views: 6278

RE: New ANA 777-300ER?

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by Chulalongkorn
Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ANA 777-300ER?
Replies: 13
Views: 6278

New ANA 777-300ER?

Can anyone confirm that ANA's flight NH007/NH008, <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - ...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NRT - SFO On UA... Expectations?
Replies: 2
Views: 4110

NRT - SFO On UA... Expectations?

Flown this route many times on <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym>, but never <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>. Kinda forced into flying <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and was wondering what to expect. I believe it's a 747. IFE? Food? Serv...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Mar 12, 2006 4:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nicest Club Rooms
Replies: 25
Views: 4212

RE: Nicest Club Rooms

I thought BR's lounge in Taipei was nice. As well as TG's in Bangkok.

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Security Breach In NY?
Replies: 1
Views: 2303

Security Breach In NY?

What's going on at LaGuardia Airport? Anyone there and know the detials?

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by Chulalongkorn
Thu Mar 09, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ANA Vs JAL
Replies: 5
Views: 3163

RE: ANA Vs JAL

I've flown both, and I prefer ANA. The 777-300 is fantastic. ANA seams to have newer planes with better food and service. The economy seating and pitch is similar to JAL's, but the IFE is better with ANA. My only small complaint... they love the in flight duty free sales. Go with ANA, you won't be d...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Feb 05, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EVA Air Evergreen Deluxe...what To Expect
Replies: 2
Views: 5340

RE: EVA Air Evergreen Deluxe...what To Expect

It's alright, and worth the $. I've flown <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> - <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> on EVA Deluxe. The 747 was showing it's age, but still, the extra space wa...

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by Chulalongkorn
Thu Feb 02, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Age Should One Be For Biz Class?
Replies: 29
Views: 5863

RE: What Age Should One Be For Biz Class?

Thanks for all your responses! Just trying to be respectful. I know our daughter could care less about where she sits, but we'd sure enjoy the extra comfort.

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Wed Feb 01, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Age Should One Be For Biz Class?
Replies: 29
Views: 5863

What Age Should One Be For Biz Class?

How old were you the first time you flew an international flight in biz class seats? How about your child? Our 2 year old daughter has made 4 long haul round trip flights in economy class, and we now have enough ff miles for an upgrade. Is 3 too young for business class?

Cheers!

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue Jan 31, 2006 11:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Looking Tails?
Replies: 29
Views: 5075

RE: Best Looking Tails?

Love that Thai MD-11!

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Next Scheduled Flight!?!?
Replies: 122
Views: 7788

RE: Your Next Scheduled Flight!?!?

Feb 7th

SFO-BKK NH

Can't wait

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Jan 29, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic In The Last Row?
Replies: 45
Views: 8665

RE: Trans-Atlantic In The Last Row?

I ask for the back row on 777s. I fly <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> often, and I've noticed that the temp in the economy cabin is cooler in the back...

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Best Airport Names
Replies: 61
Views: 13607

RE: The Best Airport Names

BKK - Don Muang hehehehe  Smile I love it.

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by Chulalongkorn
Mon Jan 23, 2006 5:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Most Child Friendly Airline Out There...
Replies: 26
Views: 8854

RE: The Most Child Friendly Airline Out There...

We have a 2 year old daughter, who we've taken on 5 long haul trips to Asia. The last 3 were with ANA simply because they are so great with our daughter. The number one reason I recommend a Japanese carrier is because the majority of the passengers are of course Japanese, and they treat all kids wit...

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by Chulalongkorn
Sun Jan 22, 2006 5:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Looking Flight Attendants Of The Year?
Replies: 56
Views: 30650

RE: Best Looking Flight Attendants Of The Year?

Has anyone here not flown Thai International Airlines..... ? Even ANA has beauties.  Smile

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by Chulalongkorn
Tue Jan 17, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SFO-BKK... What Airline Would Your Recommend?
Replies: 14
Views: 18931

RE: SFO-BKK... What Airline Would Your Recommend?

Thanks Nimish! Didn't know <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> had a <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> non stop, only heard of the...

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