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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flagged Airlines to Israel
Replies: 53
Views: 5653

Re: US Flagged Airlines to Israel

Ever heard of politics? America is not very popular in large parts of the middle east The distance is long, so market has to be worth it. Morocco is not middle east. So why do the US airlines fly to Israel and not other countries in the Middle East. For real? Cultural, economie, political, military...

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flagged Airlines to Israel
Replies: 53
Views: 5653

Re: US Flagged Airlines to Israel

Ever heard of politics? America is not very popular in large parts of the middle east

The distance is long, so market has to be worth it.

Morocco is not middle east.

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by FlyRow
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't the B753 sell better?
Replies: 84
Views: 12850

Re: Why didn't the B753 sell better?

I'm sure that Boeing still has the tooling, they should restart with a few tweaks and everyone will buy it, it is and was and will be the best plane ever.





----> every 757 thread.

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.
Replies: 38
Views: 7628

Re: KLM launches 3x daily LCY-ANR from Sept. 9.

Looking at schedules, train can bring you from Antwerp to London at 8:59 and leave back at 19:34. So the plane schedule, while being a bit better, does not give you much more time in London it seems. Still total travel time by plane would be 2 hours while train would be close to 7 hours. Surely for...

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by FlyRow
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LHR > MAD > LHR on the new BA A350-1000
Replies: 4
Views: 3804

Re: LHR > MAD > LHR on the new BA A350-1000

Thanks for the report.

I do have to say that i find the interior very very bland and grey. Could have given some more "personal" tocuhes, it looks very generic now.

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by FlyRow
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J
Replies: 3
Views: 2000

Re: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J

Nice post, food offering (althoug partly BOB) looks nice! FYI: Stella Artois and Jupiler are pilseners I believe. Leffe is a blonde beer. Belgian beer isn't "one thing and taste" , Blondes, Triples, Quadrupples, Doubles, Brown, White, Pilseners, Amber, Kriek...Hundreds of variantions, so n...

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by FlyRow
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A321 emergency evacuation in Valencia
Replies: 45
Views: 12248

Re: British Airways A321 emergency evacuation in Valencia

There is some girl tweeting and taking pictures as well as the evactuation is started. What's wrong with people. It could be your life or even more important. That of others. This time it was fine, but we all know they'de do it in a bigger emercency as well. Nice, you are dead, and so are the people...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 74
Views: 14096

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

Classic Ryanair: Give me route-subsidy or lower cost or I'll get out of here. Classic Gunboat diplomacy.

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by FlyRow
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50
Replies: 6
Views: 1628

Re: Air Antwerp receive 1st Fokker 50

BritishB747 wrote:
Have they stated what routes they intend to operate from the beginning? I assume it will look much like the VLM network.


Expect Southend/City airport. Or Zurich.

KLM is behind the operation, so there is some pedigree and expertise for choosing destinations, not just starting "randomly".

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Edinburgh- Johannesburg, when to book for xmas
Replies: 8
Views: 614

Re: Edinburgh- Johannesburg, when to book for xmas

Plus if you want to take anything larger then a cary on bag the fr option cost extra, plus the hassle of rechecking bags if you fly with different carriers. Not all, like Ryanair for example , interline

Plus a night sleepover in dublin cost money as well, is that worth the savings?

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Terminal Assignments
Replies: 15
Views: 3497

Re: LHR Terminal Assignments

Juat wondered, how does Heathrow decide which terminal an airline flies in and out to? I am aware that Heathrow Terminal Assignments are grouped by alliance LHR T2- Star Alliance + Aer Lingus LHR T3- oneworld + Emirates, Philippine Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airlines and a few others LHR T4- ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could KLM have the 3 variants of Boeing 787?
Replies: 18
Views: 2991

Re: Could KLM have the 3 variants of Boeing 787?

They could, but as always, it depends on the price. I would expect more 787-9's though as space is limited in Amsterdam. This way you can upgauge without extra flights.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9437

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

zkojq wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
Must be hell to fix it and to work in Europe today, or have to wait in the plane, very hot temperatures on the ground.

Today was the hottest day in recorded Dutch history.


How hot was it?


Record now is 39.3 in Eindhoven, I expect 40+ tommorow, even the night low will be 28+ Thursday on friday.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure
Replies: 47
Views: 9437

Re: Lots of delays and cancellations at Amsterdam due to fuel supply failure

Must be hell to fix it and to work in Europe today, or have to wait in the plane, very hot temperatures on the ground.

Today was the hottest day in recorded Dutch history.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are the civil NG 737 series still available for customers?
Replies: 8
Views: 1297

Re: Are the civil NG 737 series still available for customers?

Skymark of Japan were the final customers of the 737NG, the last -800 JA73AC was delivered late last month. That’s the answer I was looking for, thanks. I’m surprised the civil NG line is already wrapped up Isn't there trouble with the last KLM-737? Might that become the last one to roll of the lin...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BA so cautious?
Replies: 14
Views: 3497

Re: Why is BA so cautious?

but as cheap as BA has been behaving in recent years under Alex Cruz you'd think a chance to save 4000 miles daily on fuel wouldn't be missed! And if VS and LH and AI can adjust within hours of the NOTAM you'd think BA could do it within 4 days after them. Something more to this than I think we see...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BA so cautious?
Replies: 14
Views: 3497

Re: Why is BA so cautious?

Because planes might already be planned, schedules made and staff placed. it's a thing if planes arrive hours earlier, or later, it requires time to adjust. it's not a simple snap of the fingers and lets fly straight again. Planning is made in advance, as soon as a new "roster" is made for...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Eurowhite Livery
Replies: 24
Views: 2109

Re: Best Eurowhite Livery

Flanker7 wrote:
KLM :rotfl:

Or I really miss the joke, but KLM isn't eurowhite.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH
Replies: 11
Views: 2372

Re: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH

*Kinshasa (no g) i believe. Let's see how this plays out, Is there realy a market from belgium to these destiantions? This is an legacy Sabena route going back to colonial days from Brussels National. But to MIA and French West Indies seems debatable, because that’s international and opposed to dom...

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH
Replies: 11
Views: 2372

Re: Air Belgium launches flights to FDF/PTP, MIA and FIH

*Kinshasa (no g) i believe.

Let's see how this plays out, Is there realy a market from belgium to these destiantions?

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by FlyRow
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish press reports UX-AFKL JV landed
Replies: 3
Views: 1029

Re: Spanish press reports UX-AFKL JV landed

If you see what equipment is used om AMS-MAD there must be a large (transfer) market. Could streamline things a bit.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?
Replies: 52
Views: 9281

Re: Could the 787 be scaled to create the 797?

797 Thread 9000+

*yawn*

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by FlyRow
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?
Replies: 21
Views: 3358

Re: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?

Is ukraine the new (British) non summer party destination? [sarcasm] great [/sarcasm] It's a locust plague swarming from city to city. Amsterdam, Prague, Gdansk and now Ukraine? There is no sarcasm. Obviously Ukraine is the new booming stag party / city-break destination. It has it all: dirty cheap...

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by FlyRow
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?
Replies: 21
Views: 3358

Re: Where is the limit for the Ukrainian traffic boom?

Is ukraine the new (British) non summer party destination? [sarcasm] great [/sarcasm] It's a locust plague swarming from city to city. Amsterdam, Prague, Gdansk and now Ukraine? I still wonder if Ukraine can support a bigger hub and spoke network, how is the UA economy doing? Russian/CIS and eastern...

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by FlyRow
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Euro Business Seats
Replies: 34
Views: 4717

Re: Euro Business Seats

I wonder if any of the European big 3 will ever try 3 class config on intra European routes. Especially BA which is operating from the largest premium market in the world. 8J on A319, 12J on A320 and 16J on A321. This would be followed by premium economy 3+3 with reclining seats, meals and drinks a...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One-big-airport nations
Replies: 21
Views: 1275

Re: One-big-airport nations

I've always wondered how many countries literally only have one airport that handles commercial flights. Nauru of course comes to mind, as the world's smallest independent nation and a tiny island containing one airport. It's not a big airport by any definition, but it's the only airport. I'm sure ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One-big-airport nations
Replies: 21
Views: 1275

Re: One-big-airport nations

Alot of the Pacific Islands also spring to mind I've always wondered how many countries literally only have one airport that handles commercial flights. Nauru of course comes to mind, as the world's smallest independent nation and a tiny island containing one airport. It's not a big airport by any ...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air Announces a New Round of Expansion at VIE
Replies: 25
Views: 4984

Re: Wizz Air Announces a New Round of Expansion at VIE

On a side note, is EIN starting to become wizzairs biggest non-hub?

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by FlyRow
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 100 Year Festivities To Be Without First KL 787-10
Replies: 34
Views: 9541

Re: Boeing Screws Up KL 100 Year Festivities

Its a pitty, but such things happen.

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What do you expect from Lounge staff?
Replies: 17
Views: 1042

Re: What do you expect from Lounge staff?

Just be friendly, smile and be willing to go the next mile for the customer. I always leave 5 dollars as a tip by the way. While nice, in some countries that would be frowned uppon. Or not expected by lounge staff. I just leave the tip on the table next to where I was sitting when I get up to leave...

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by FlyRow
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics
Replies: 70
Views: 6225

Re: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics

CPT-LON for SAA Dumped by the ANC to spite the DA led Western Cape. On some days in peak summer, BA send down 3 x 747's plus a 777 from LGW..... Good one, nice demonstration of standard African politics. Another left-field offering: BRU-PAR. There used to be multiple daily services from either end,...

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by FlyRow
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics
Replies: 70
Views: 6225

Re: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics

oskarclare wrote:
Doha-Brisbane?
Not necessarily super large cities, but a route QR is fighting to start and up there as the biggest hole in their network.


And they don't fly there due too the terrible relations between Qatar and Australia?

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by FlyRow
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics
Replies: 70
Views: 6225

Re: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics

Pyongyang -> Seoul?

It's a 3.5 million city + 10+ million city?

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by FlyRow
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What do you expect from Lounge staff?
Replies: 17
Views: 1042

Re: What do you expect from Lounge staff?

Just be friendly, smile and be willing to go the next mile for the customer. I always leave 5 dollars as a tip by the way. While nice, in some countries that would be frowned uppon. Or not expected by lounge staff. But what I like to see in the service industry is a personal touch without getting t...

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26635

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

I think the E195 might be a partial 737-700 replacement. Thinner routes can move to klc with a loper operation cost. White other routes will move to a future NEO/Max fleet, With the low end being the a320 or 737-8.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124514

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Indigo Partners has ordered 50x A321Xlr,. "Huge stuff for Airbus once again! A total of 50 A321XLRs have been ordered for Wizz Air, Frontier and JetSmart - They’re all a part of Indigo Partners! The A321XLR is killing it! #PAS19" https://twitter.com/DjsAviation/status/1141257861302898688 ...

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by FlyRow
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 87236

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

^^
Would be very surprised since they have invested in the neo already.

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by FlyRow
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR
Replies: 13
Views: 3326

Re: Aer Lingus adds A321neoLR to LHR

I wonder if this will become a permanent feature of EI service to LHR as the timings work well for people connecting at DUB to/from NYC (EWR in particular) - this giving a J class passenger a 'proper' lomg haul business class experience all the way from London to New York. I believe they want to do...

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by FlyRow
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F50 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 7164

Re: F50 Questions

I know that Fokker's bankruptcy pretty much ended any ability for it to be offered, but would a F60 have been competitive with the Q400 and ATR72, or would it have had the same economic and weight issues theF50 sounds like had? Well there was only four F60s made. They are used by the Dutch Air forc...

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by FlyRow
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F50 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 7164

Re: F50 Questions

Yes I'm aware of information which is available on Wikipedia but information on Wikipedia is not always accurate hence why I am asking questions on this forum so that I get the correct answers. Cheers. With respect but all of the answers to your questions that have so far been supplied by other pos...

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by FlyRow
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F50 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 7164

Re: F50 Questions

What's the range on F50? How far can it go without stopping? I ask because in mid-December 2016 the last F50 in WA flew non-stop from Perth to Indonesia. It was a 7 hour and 23 minute flight. Yes it was a ferry flight so it had no pax apart from the two pilots and no cargo/luggage apart from the pi...

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by FlyRow
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out
Replies: 31
Views: 9818

Re: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out

Is this with the new C-class seats by JAMCO (or something like that?).

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by FlyRow
Tue May 28, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Prospective 797 Routes
Replies: 6
Views: 1255

Re: Prospective 797 Routes

797 what if thread number-a-zillion. It isn't launched yet, it hasn't been ordered. This kind of thing is speculation on speculation on speculation. We did the same with the 787, A350 (would open tons of thinner routes, mainly just replaced older planes in the end), the A321N or the max... Shall we ...

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by FlyRow
Mon May 27, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport outdoor observation areas
Replies: 66
Views: 3862

Re: Airport outdoor observation areas

No one has mentioned the park across from the In-N-Out, Imperial Hill and the patio at the Proud Bird Restaurant by LAX. Not really at the airport. it's a good spotter place, but not really the official "airport" observation area if I understand? Otherwise a Macdonalds near the schiphol N...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 24, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines on the edge
Replies: 32
Views: 4040

Re: Airlines on the edge

Depends what you mean by on the edge.

I think Brussels Airlines is on the edge of disapearing in the eurowings behemoth.

I wonder what will happen if the chinese economy breaks down one day, it's a huge market albeith a terrible controlled one, what happens if the peeps stop flying.

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by FlyRow
Thu May 23, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Europa asks to operate domestic flights in Brazil
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Air Europa asks to operate domestic flights in Brazil

Weird, as KLM-AF & Delta are so in to GOL. Isn't UX?

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by FlyRow
Mon May 13, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you ever get nervous about flying solo to a communist country?
Replies: 36
Views: 2157

Re: Do you ever get nervous about flying solo to a communist country?

dangerhere wrote:
PatrickZ80 wrote:

Other than North Korea, there are almost no real communist countries left in this world. All have some kind of market economy. Perhaps it would be better if you told us exactly which country you're planning to visit.



Canada :D


Denmark if you believe FOX.

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by FlyRow
Mon May 13, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three Class Narrowbodies
Replies: 81
Views: 9275

Re: Three Class Narrowbodies

Depends on what you call a class. Three class nb's with three types of seats are very rare. KLM has 3 classes in its nb's but they are all the same seat albeith with different pitch and/of middle seat free. Bizz seats Eco seats plus eco seats with more pitch Isn't a rare thing, I dont know any airli...

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by FlyRow
Fri May 10, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first flight on jet airliners
Replies: 22
Views: 1236

Re: Your first flight on jet airliners

Not that special here: 1999 : Tunisair 737-500 (AMS-TUN) 2001: Fokker 100 KLM (AMS-EDI) 2002: Fokker 70 KLM (EDI-AMS) 2002: 737-300 Easyjet (EDI-AMS) 2002: 757-200 Monarch (MAN-MAH) 2008: RJ85 Brussels Airways (BRU-FCO) 2008: A320 Air Berlin (FCO-DUS) 2008: 767-400 Continental (BRU-EWR) 2008 767-300...

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