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by SailorOrion
Fri May 05, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa's Munich hub
Replies: 36
Views: 9064

Re: Lufthansa's Munich hub

It's a little known that that, despite the terrible ground transportation options, MUC is actually quite a bit bigger in O&D traffic than FRA.

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Tue May 08, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER Opening Postponed
Replies: 125
Views: 22219

RE: BER Opening Postponed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>Educate me on the mayor's impact on ...

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by SailorOrion
Tue May 08, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER Opening Postponed
Replies: 125
Views: 22219

RE: BER Opening Postponed

I do not have a personal problem with Berlin, just that the South of Germany has to finance an airport project which almost HALVES existing airport capacity in Berlin is insane.

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by SailorOrion
Tue May 08, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER Opening Postponed
Replies: 125
Views: 22219

RE: BER Opening Postponed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Unflug" class="quote" target="_blank">Unflug</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>Any specific reason? Or is this personal dis...

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by SailorOrion
Tue May 08, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER Opening Postponed
Replies: 125
Views: 22219

RE: BER Opening Postponed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Unflug" class="quote" target="_blank">Unflug</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>I wouldn't attribute the failure of the exec...

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by SailorOrion
Tue May 08, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER Opening Postponed
Replies: 125
Views: 22219

BER Opening Postponed

According to the AP, the opening date of the "new" Berlin airport will slip by several weeks, apparently due to problems with the fire protection equipment. How embarrassing ...

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[Edited 2012-05-08 04:06:59 by SA7700]

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by SailorOrion
Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Load On LH 458 MUC-SFO Tomorrow, 20091128
Replies: 1
Views: 6208

Load On LH 458 MUC-SFO Tomorrow, 20091128

Hey peops, (long time no see) my <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> is flying to <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> tomorrow on LH458. Could anyone tell me how the load factors are looking for that flight and what ...

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by SailorOrion
Sat Mar 15, 2008 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Airlines To Join Carbon Trading Or Lose Rights
Replies: 112
Views: 7919

RE: US Airlines To Join Carbon Trading Or Lose Rights

If we closely look at all the evidence we have, one needs to come to the conclusion that we have no idea what causes global warming, we know that it has happened, especially in the 1990s. Temperature has varied greatly throughout the younger history of Earth (not on geologic timescale where the tota...

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by SailorOrion
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Airlines To Join Carbon Trading Or Lose Rights
Replies: 112
Views: 7919

RE: US Airlines To Join Carbon Trading Or Lose Rig

Typical EU bureaucrat bullcrap. Let's assume for the time being that we have a problem with excessive CO2 emissions on this planet (Which is likely, but far from proven). Instead of working the problem, i.e. identify the biggest contributors first and using CO2-neutral technology (biomass to liquid,...

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by SailorOrion
Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Sir, You Cannot Take Pictures!" Why?
Replies: 24
Views: 6595

RE: "Sir, You Cannot Take Pictures!" Why

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by SailorOrion
Fri Jan 04, 2008 3:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Least Painful Way From SFO To DXB
Replies: 42
Views: 8532

RE: Least Painful Way From SFO To DXB

Considering that you should avoid (as mentioned above) <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> and <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> as transfer points, and assuming that you don't want excessive travel time, ...

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by SailorOrion
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Green Light For FRA Expansion...
Replies: 61
Views: 7703

RE: Green Light For FRA Expansion...

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by SailorOrion
Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Green Light For FRA Expansion...
Replies: 61
Views: 7703

RE: Green Light For FRA Expansion...

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by SailorOrion
Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does ORD Have To Be O'Horror?
Replies: 66
Views: 10021

RE: Why Does ORD Have To Be O'Horror?

We have to look at two points here, none of which have to do with incompetent crews (be it in the flight deck or the tower): 1) As others have mentioned it before, <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> (along with <acronym title="Philadelphia - In...

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by SailorOrion
Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Fast Is LH Installing PTV's?
Replies: 20
Views: 4817

RE: How Fast Is LH Installing PTV's?

A German aviation forum. I've not been able to verify this information yet.

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by SailorOrion
Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Fast Is LH Installing PTV's?
Replies: 20
Views: 4817

RE: How Fast Is LH Installing PTV's?

Apparently those are D-AIKA, <acronym title="Kendell Airlines (Australia)">KD</acronym>, <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>, <acronym title="Air Botnia (Finland)">KF</acronym>, KH, <acronym title="Linea Aerea IAACA-LAI (Venezuela)">KG</acronym>, <acronym title="LGW-Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter...

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by SailorOrion
Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Confirms MUC As European Hub
Replies: 48
Views: 11467

RE: Air India Confirms MUC As European Hub

The 8 banks are indeed 0700, 0900, 1100, 1300, 1500, 1700, 1900 and 2100. The first and last wave are smaller, the 1300 and 1700 really small  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> However, my assumption was incorrect. Currently the times are apparently as such: <acron...

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by SailorOrion
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Confirms MUC As European Hub
Replies: 48
Views: 11467

RE: Air India Confirms MUC As European Hub

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by SailorOrion
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Confirms MUC As European Hub
Replies: 48
Views: 11467

RE: Air India Confirms MUC As European Hub

MUC provides the most extensive European Star-feeder network that you can find. This is why <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym> appears to be a logical solution. Not only do you get world-c...

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by SailorOrion
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Runway Near Miss In US
Replies: 52
Views: 12483

RE: Another Runway Near Miss In US

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by SailorOrion
Sat Dec 08, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH MUC - SZG / MUC - INN For EURO08
Replies: 30
Views: 3972

RE: LH MUC - SZG / MUC - INN For EURO08

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by SailorOrion
Sun Dec 02, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?
Replies: 28
Views: 8970

RE: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?

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by SailorOrion
Sat Dec 01, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?
Replies: 28
Views: 8970

RE: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?

or SXF if THF remains open

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by SailorOrion
Sat Dec 01, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?
Replies: 28
Views: 8970

RE: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?

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by SailorOrion
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?
Replies: 28
Views: 8970

RE: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens

There's another thing to consider: <acronym title="Bhubaneswar (BBI / VEBS), India">BBI</acronym> isn't really about adding capacity. <acronym title="Bhubaneswar (BBI / VEBS), India">BBI</acronym> isn't even a new airport. Currently <acronym title="Berlin - Schonefeld (SXF / EDDB), Germany">SXF</acr...

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by SailorOrion
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?
Replies: 28
Views: 8970

RE: What Is The Future For LH Hubs After BBI Opens?

LH has stated that they will start a limited number of intercontinental flights from <acronym title="Bhubaneswar (BBI / VEBS), India">BBI</acronym> once it opens (sorry I don't find the source right now), however this has little to do with a hub. A hub is something that literally costs billions, may...

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by SailorOrion
Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Plus 09L/27R - Operations?
Replies: 21
Views: 2708

RE: ORD Plus 09L/27R - Operations?

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by SailorOrion
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Complaining About EK Threat..
Replies: 101
Views: 12292

RE: LH Complaining About EK Threat..

One should not forget that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> currently has the right conduct as many flights as they wish into Germany plus they have 5th freedom rights. The only restriction they face is that they are (currently) limited to four airports to fly to. Sailor...

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by SailorOrion
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Plus 09L/27R - Operations?
Replies: 21
Views: 2708

RE: ORD Plus 09L/27R - Operations?

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by SailorOrion
Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Plus 09L/27R - Operations?
Replies: 21
Views: 2708

ORD Plus 09L/27R - Operations?

Hi, one year to go and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> will commission its new north runway 09L/27R. I've been wondering how operations could look like with this runway active. In West flow, arrivals could use the 27s and the 28, while depar...

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by SailorOrion
Sat Nov 10, 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frequency..... The End Is Near.
Replies: 50
Views: 11838

RE: Frequency..... The End Is Near.

People have predicted the end of travel for centuries. The Telegraph was supposed to render traveling obsolete, then the telephone, the radio, the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>, videoconferencing (which is around for ages), e-mail, www .... Somehow people appear to travel mo...

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by SailorOrion
Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Has Chosen MUC As Hub?
Replies: 45
Views: 7879

RE: AI Has Chosen MUC As Hub?

AI has apparently considered <acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat (VIE / LOWW), Austria">VIE</acronym> for a long time, but <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> didn't like the idea at all. We should not confuse a typical 5th-freedom-flight (like <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acro...

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by SailorOrion
Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Has Chosen MUC As Hub?
Replies: 45
Views: 7879

RE: AI Has Chosen MUC As Hub?

Don't forget that AI is about to join star pretty soon and as such AI would have a mighty star hub (300+ departures per day) to feed their flights in both directions.

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by SailorOrion
Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Dismisses Criticism Over 787 Safety Tests
Replies: 50
Views: 12039

RE: FAA Dismisses Criticism Over 787 Safety Tests

It's interesting to see that the Formula 1 has vastly improved safety with the introduction of CFRP and yet people assume that a CFRP airliner is "not as safe".

Btw: Epoxy resigns are by far not the only option for a matrix material.

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by SailorOrion
Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Decides: 12 X A380 & 24 X B787
Replies: 319
Views: 45074

RE: BA Decides: 12 X A380 & 24 X B787

How about this:

747-400: QC2 upon landing
A380-800: QC0.5 upon landing.

Not really 1/4 of the noise, but 1/4 of the QC.

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by SailorOrion
Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's Future A380 Routes (and 748)
Replies: 75
Views: 12584

RE: LH's Future A380 Routes (and 748)

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by SailorOrion
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: LH To YYC
Replies: 49
Views: 7509

RE: Rumour: LH To YYC

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by SailorOrion
Mon Aug 27, 2007 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Put PC In Every Seat On A380
Replies: 68
Views: 16528

RE: SQ To Put PC In Every Seat On A380

Considering an AVOD system basically is already a PC (many of them running linux), the changes required are only minimal.

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by SailorOrion
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More MSP Delays?
Replies: 27
Views: 3116

RE: More MSP Delays?

FRA did repave one of their runways (their primary runway 07L/25R) in overnight operations. The runway closed at 2200 and reopened at 0600 each morning. Why is that not an option in <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</ac...

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by SailorOrion
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SXF Extension: Why Close 07L/25R?
Replies: 1
Views: 1442

SXF Extension: Why Close 07L/25R?

Hi, I've been looking at the extension plans of <acronym title="Berlin - Schonefeld (SXF / EDDB), Germany">SXF</acronym> and I've been wondering about this: Why the hell do they plan to close the current northern runway when building the new southern one? I mean the airport will not only handle comm...

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by SailorOrion
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MUC Expansion: Maglev Takes Further Obstacle
Replies: 13
Views: 2798

MUC Expansion: Maglev Takes Further Obstacle

A short update about <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>: German Chancellor Merkel and Bavaria's Prime Minister Stoiber basically agreed that the federal government will pay 50% of the esti...

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by SailorOrion
Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

Please consider that a "hot" day per these charts is merely 27.25°, not all that much. Also, other aircraft need more runway length than the 747.

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by SailorOrion
Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

747s out of MEX are all very well below their MTOW (talking about 50 tons or more)

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Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

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by SailorOrion
Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

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by SailorOrion
Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

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by SailorOrion
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

Brazil should build the Maglev from <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> to <acronym title="SATA Air Azores (Portugal)">SP</acronym>. Thus, the city centres could be connected within less than 50 minutes. Such a system could also go every 10 minutes without a maximum of safety, comfort and ...

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by SailorOrion
Sun Aug 19, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Worldwide Expansion?
Replies: 34
Views: 8571

RE: Air Berlin Worldwide Expansion?

I think <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> would do well to join Oneworld, because it's a win-win situation. <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> gets much-needed feed and connections to a proper worldwide network and Oneworld gets a carrier in Central Europe, something...

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by SailorOrion
Sun Aug 19, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

how are they going to land there when the 27s are operational? What about bad weather and operations on the 9s? It'll be another "one cloud = two planes, two clouds = one plane" airport, just like <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> .... Build ...

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by SailorOrion
Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway In GRU
Replies: 66
Views: 5843

RE: New Runway In GRU

Why the HELL is that thing not parallel to the existing runways (as by the picture above)? That makes no sense whatsoever unless GRU has like less than 5-8 IFR days per year.

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