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by An767
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF and Keto as special meal
Replies: 1
Views: 289

QF and Keto as special meal

HI all I am flying QF Syd-Sin in October. And I am wondering what they are like with Keto as a special meal request.I cant see the normal menu as yet to pick an option with minimal / no carbs. So do i take the punt and ask for Keto ? I am in Business so I should find something if i dont order ?? Tha...

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by An767
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019
Replies: 320
Views: 47761

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Does Qantas really have to test out the 19 hour planned flight with 40 pax? SQ have been doing this daily flight from Singapore to New York which takes 18,5 hourd to 19 hours in its A350ULR. Qantas can easily fly its people on this flight to guage the experience just as easily. Why do people keep a...

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by An767
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong airport disruptions due protest
Replies: 182
Views: 31222

Re: Hong Kong airport cancel all flights today

Looking at FR24, cancellations appear to be starting at 18.00 local time for departures ,
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by An767
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remember Dave Allen?
Replies: 13
Views: 3667

Re: Remember Dave Allen?

One of the best comedians of his day, all without swearing or dirty humor that we have today .
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by An767
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ansett Australia Osaka - Brisbane - Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney - Osaka. Year 2000
Replies: 16
Views: 7426

Re: Ansett Australia Osaka - Brisbane - Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney - Osaka. Year 2000

Nice report, reminds me of my AN flight to Hong Kong, Great airline sadly missed
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by An767
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence: Flight Attendant slammed into ceiling (video)
Replies: 21
Views: 4552

Re: Turbulence: Flight Attendant slammed into ceiling (video)

Nine.com.au an Australian website has this on the news feed today. In Typical Australian Journalistic style , it reports that : A passenger on board a Boeing flight in Kosovo has captured shocking video of a flight attendant being flung into the plane's ceiling during a bout of severe turbulence: No...

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by An767
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1494
Views: 274150

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Hopefully QF will put Anet out of its misery soon, and announce the frame they have chosen. But then I suppose we will get the A&B fan boys coming on to say they chose the wrong aircraft, and why the should have gone for the other
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by An767
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!
Replies: 28
Views: 1620

Re: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!

While I think this may all be technically possible, I suspect that emergency evacuation in the event of fire may be the show-stopper. Actually, they could let the water from the pool be accessible by the fire pumps in the building. Drain it put the fire out, and the people in the pool will be high ...

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by An767
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your experience on now defunct carriers
Replies: 79
Views: 4199

Re: Your experience on now defunct carriers

Ansett I had flown them domestically for years ( was a Platinum flyer when they went bust) But the best flight was on one of the leased 743's they had in the fleet from SQ. It was the best international I had flown in a long time. Only draw back was they had the Brady Bunch movie as the main feature...

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by An767
Wed May 15, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 60501

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Why rebrand VA ,do they really work once done ? it will still have that stigma attached no matter what you call it. It's the old saying " you can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig" Need a total culture change at the airline, staff need to realise the public pay for there wages, a...

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by An767
Sat May 11, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 60501

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

With all this bullet train talk around the federal election and labour now pledging $1 billion to build it - what would the impact of high speed rail between SYD/MEL/BNE have on the golden triangle air travel? Absolutely nothing. Its just another Billy BullSh&t promise he will never be able to ...

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by An767
Fri May 10, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pop Culture Frenzies You Simply Do Not Care About
Replies: 49
Views: 3901

Re: Pop Culture Frenzies You Simply Do Not Care About

Game of Thrones Bond movies Avengers Celebrity cooking shows Dating shows, married at first sight etc Kardashians, what do they actually do except make bad porn and have sex changes - butt implants or fake titties Star Wars Star Trek Avengers Most USA sitcoms, funny for you guys , i find them boring...

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by An767
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 52004

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

VapourTrails wrote:
Google :smirk:


Box

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by An767
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 52004

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

WarRI1 wrote:
casinterest wrote:
infamous


Wicked.


Tuna

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by An767
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 58
Views: 8043

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

The scent of my youth . Manly armpits, gym locker rooms and the ever popular in its day Brut.

An767
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by An767
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Airways suspends five pilots over racist emails
Replies: 86
Views: 13180

Re: British Airways suspends five pilots over racist emails

Well this does show how low some of BA's altitudes have reached and no wonder why they're in the trash re service standards. Michael How does the actions of a group of Pilots acting like childish idiots , reflect on the overall service standards? Do cabin crew say Beef or the Chicken that got F&...

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by An767
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 52004

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Erebus wrote:
London


Taxi

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by An767
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 29265

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

lifestyle, infrastructure, healthcare ............

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by An767
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australia a western nation?
Replies: 42
Views: 1738

Re: Australia a western nation?

Australia. Black land , White ruled in the middle of Asia . Is how it was described to me today. I may not agree with all of the comment , but it gives you an idea of where we are
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by An767
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 52004

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

past

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by An767
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 29265

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q1 2019

them think about voting green...........

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by An767
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VH-OQA flying to Abu Dhabi, but why?
Replies: 22
Views: 4875

Re: VH-OQA flying to Abu Dhabi, but why?

I though Airbus was doing the re configuration
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by An767
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 504
Views: 75358

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Looking on Flightradar QF have a flight Syd- Sin QF83 looks like it operates Fri, Sat &Sun. Is this a seasonal flight or permanent addition? Its a lot of seats with QF 81 & QF 1 daily. bearing in mind they don't have the SQ feed at the Sin end . Its only seasonal, the aircraft was freed up ...

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by An767
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 504
Views: 75358

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Looking on Flightradar QF have a flight Syd- Sin QF83 looks like it operates Fri, Sat &Sun. Is this a seasonal flight or permanent addition? Its a lot of seats with QF 81 & QF 1 daily. bearing in mind they don't have the SQ feed at the Sin end .

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by An767
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 47857

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

Spotted an AN-124 in Rockhampton today when I flew in. Was loading helicopters for what looked like the Singapore air force. Shame I could not hang around to see her leave
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by An767
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 48792

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

QF94 Lax - Mel is diverting to Brisbane this morning , fuel / medical ?

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by An767
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 156
Views: 39526

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

I think crash is a bit of overkill. The aircraft according to news reports the aircraft overshoot the runway during a landing attempt at 09.30am local this morning. No reports of weather at the time Airplane in the water = crash. Not complicated. Any time an airplane is not a) in the air, b) standi...

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by An767
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 156
Views: 39526

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

I think crash is a bit of overkill. The aircraft according to news reports the aircraft overshoot the runway during a landing attempt at 09.30am local this morning. No reports of weather at the time .

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by An767
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 67215

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Hi all. Can someone fill me in on when QF puts the 789 on Brisbane - Hong Kong. cant find on QF website Thanks in advance An767 Here you go Brisbane – Hong Kong 18DEC18 – 30JAN19 Day 3 from BNE, Day 2 from HKG eff 01FEB19 Day 35 from BNE, Day 25 from HKG https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airline...

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by An767
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 67215

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Hi all. Can someone fill me in on when QF puts the 789 on Brisbane - Hong Kong. cant find on QF website

Thanks in advance
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by An767
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most overrated aircraft?
Replies: 63
Views: 5682

Re: Most overrated aircraft?

This a purely subjective question based on each persons own personal taste. Unless you are able to quantify any errors in design, performance etc. If we go on looks alone then I would have to go 380. Just don't like the look 747SP stumpy out of proportion Dash 8 , great money maker . But vibration i...

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by An767
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 5348

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

QF-742 London -Melb QF742 Sydney- Nadi QF742 Sydney - Nadi QF 742 Adelaide - Singapore via Perth QF 742 Adelaide - Singapore via perth QF 743 Singapore - London QF 743 Sydney - Singapore QF 743 Sydney - London QF 744 Sydney - Lax QF 744 Sydney - London QF 744 Sydney - Frankfurt AN 744 Sydney Hong Ko...

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by An767
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ignorant things often said by infrequent annoyed Travellers
Replies: 39
Views: 3245

Re: Ignorant things often said by infrequent annoyed Travellers

In line for gate security . Some idiot comes barging through yelling" I have priority I am in business" my reply " so am I buddy now [email protected]#K off to back of the line .Happened to me in Changi last week.
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by An767
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 316
Views: 10732

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

WarRI1 wrote:
An767 wrote:
WarRI1 wrote:

Water.


river



Flow.

Wier

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by An767
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 316
Views: 10732

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

WarRI1 wrote:
An767 wrote:
WarRI1 wrote:


slide


Water.


river

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by An767
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 316
Views: 10732

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

WarRI1 wrote:
WarRI1 wrote:
Erebus wrote:
soap


Slippery


slide

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by An767
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 68385

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

1st QF 789 service BNE-LAX-JFK today ZNB doing the honors
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by An767
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA brand overhaul
Replies: 134
Views: 22548

Re: Report: SQ brand set for major overhaul

It is due a refresh , I like the idea along the Jet ribbon cheat line. But PLEASE not the 2nd of the 3 options above, Way to many white tubes flying around at the moment

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by An767
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 68385

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Any ideas on QF1 for 5/8/18 she arrived in Singapore, but the Singapore - London leg is showing as unknown on FR24. I have a friend who should be flying QF 2 that this AC should be operating.If its cancelled / delayed he knows nothing yet . AN767 According to the flight status on Qantas.com its bee...

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by An767
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 68385

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Any ideas on QF1 for 5/8/18 she arrived in Singapore, but the Singapore - London leg is showing as unknown on FR24. I have a friend who should be flying QF 2 that this AC should be operating.If its cancelled / delayed he knows nothing yet .

AN767

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by An767
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 63578

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

HM7 wrote:
Whatsaptudo wrote:
Qantas: 747 replacement in full swing with the 8th 787-9 to operate to Hong Kong.

Guess Hong Kong is the new “US” route

If that's the case, they need to do a trial run on QF23 on 8th of August would be a nice surprise. or better still put a 744 on the run that would make my day :)

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by An767
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 63578

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

noticed of flight radar that QF81 is being flown buy the 380 between 5th -13th July inclusive, is this due to shortage of 330's due mx etc. or a boost for school holiday traffic ?

An67

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by An767
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 63578

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

PER-HBA will begin on 17 September, 3 weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) https://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australia-to-launch-perth-hobart-flights?utm_source=hero Finally!!! Just hope they stick around, it is virgin could cancel them tomorrow. But might actually not book a tassie holiday!!! Chances ...

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by An767
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight and Airline?
Replies: 98
Views: 3382

Re: First Flight and Airline?

November 1973 Britannia Airways Gatwick to Majorca on a 737-200. Been hooked ever since
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by An767
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 63578

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

QF1 for 2nd July sched' at 15.55 departed Syd this morning at 08.36. lengthy delay indeed, wonder if and how many pax got transferred to EK and BA yesterday. If that was at all possible

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by An767
Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 47454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

A few months back cabin crew told me that QF51/52 would be going back to 744, so maybe they could go that way and put the 330 back into domestic ops / Per- Sin
= Wishful thinking , if it hasn't happened now it never will
AN767

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by An767
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 47454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

QF51 BNE-Sin shows as cancelled for today and 1st July , an ideas why ?
An767

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by An767
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 47454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

Lots of diversions in BNE this morning due to fog,
VA8 to OLL
QF62 to CNS
QF 16 to SYD
QF 52 to MEL
EK434 to MEL
Domestic flights from DRW PER etc diverted to TVL , OLL

Not a good day for schedulers to sort this mess out
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by An767
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018
Replies: 482
Views: 47454

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2018

QF43 SYD -DPS turned back to SYD . QF 45 MEL- DPS has also turned around due to volcano .
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by An767
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In Service Thread 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 22773

Re: 787 In Service Thread 2018

Great work must have taken a lot of time and patience to get the info. I'm just trying to work out where time went, I did not realise that 700 had ben delivered. Looking forward to my first ride on QF10 in December
AN767

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