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by foilcat
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 123, 30 Years Ago Today.
Replies: 21
Views: 8539

RE: JAL 123, 30 Years Ago Today.

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by foilcat
Fri Sep 19, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 33
Replies: 207
Views: 45485

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 33

For those newly built 787-9, need to perform modification / rework, and it takes some time before hand it to the airlines, what are these rework about?

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by foilcat
Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Usagi - Effect On HKG?
Replies: 41
Views: 11196

RE: Typhoon Usagi - Effect On HKG?

though the typhoon is a near miss from <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym>, about 90kms NE of Hong Kong, the gale force wind is now blowing from <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> towards <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Ko...

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by foilcat
Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai TG600 CAT Turbulence, Passengers Injured
Replies: 74
Views: 23384

RE: Thai TG600 CAT Turbulence, Passengers Injured

a severe thunderstorm passed Hong Kong on 30 Aug (from midnight - morning), rained like hell, and 4000 times lightning were recorded from Hong Kong Observatory, that is quite a typical weather condition of <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong K...

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by foilcat
Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA: "HKG Most Likely 1st A380 Route"
Replies: 47
Views: 18278

RE: BA: "hkg Most Likely 1st A380 Route"

nice to hear the news, that 's the 8th daily A380 flight to <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>, (2 <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emi...

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by foilcat
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thai's First Flight To HKG TG600/601
Replies: 0
Views: 4569

Thai's First Flight To HKG TG600/601

Thai <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> starting A380 service on <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Ka...

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by foilcat
Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai 1st 380 Delivery Live Streaming From Toulouse
Replies: 61
Views: 13910

RE: Thai 1st 380 Delivery Live Streaming From Toulouse

Booked on the first flight from <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> to <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Tha...

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by foilcat
Tue Sep 04, 2007 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Low Flyover In Hong Kong For Asian Aerospace
Replies: 27
Views: 10439

RE: A380 Low Flyover In Hong Kong For Asian Aerosp

from the news, the A380 will low flies again on <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym>'s Victoria Harbour on Tuesday morning same time. Dont know why they make it again? Government requested??? the pics from Monday morning low flying <a href="http://www.hkitalk.net/HKiTalk2...

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by foilcat
Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Low Flyover In Hong Kong For Asian Aerospace
Replies: 27
Views: 10439

RE: A380 Low Flyover In Hong Kong For Asian Aerospace

have found a small pic showing the routing of the low pass(es), yes it should be few times, passing the <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym>'s Victoria Harbour for few times..... then flies back to Chek Lap Kok airport. <a href="http://appledaily.atnext.com/images/apple-p...

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by foilcat
Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transfer Shenzhen Airport To Kowloon
Replies: 4
Views: 3717

RE: Transfer Shenzhen Airport To Kowloon

Hi, yes, the best way is to take TURBOJET ferry from FUYONG (5mins by shuttle bus from <acronym title="China Southwest Airlines">SZ</acronym> airport) to <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym> island , leaves at 1930, should be arrived in HKisland at 2030. Then just cross t...

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by foilcat
Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live A380 Photographed Over N. Ireland
Replies: 48
Views: 25980

RE: Live A380 Photographed Over N. Ireland

excellent!!!!

what kind of flight checking software is that?? really cool that you can check the flight status over the computer screen, can anyone introduce me?

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by foilcat
Sun Mar 25, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Coming To HKG
Replies: 10
Views: 4788

RE: A380 Coming To HKG

Have taken some misty shots at HKIA this afternoon, on her demon flight from/to <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>, left at 1618pm on 07L an...

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by foilcat
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Coming To HKG
Replies: 10
Views: 4788

RE: A380 Coming To HKG

yes, it is at Gate 62 now, and status is on final call for departure.

it will be off the ground in a moment.... exciting..

Looks like it s gonna take off on 25L today, but sky is now too misty, no good for taking pics

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by foilcat
Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Coming To HKG
Replies: 10
Views: 4788

A380 Coming To HKG

Just checked HKIA website, states that LH8946 is delayed until 12:17pm local time (scheduled 940am), is there any demon flight in the afternoon, i found a <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG /...

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by foilcat
Tue Dec 26, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BKK Airport To Be Partially/temp Closed
Replies: 14
Views: 8842

RE: New BKK Airport To Be Partially/temp Closed

People are mainly focused on its hardwares, but i think the design of the airport in term of passenger flow and comfort is the worst among all the airport i have been to so far. Poor management, for example wrong cargo loaded onto the aircraft, and too many decorating stuffs and live performance whe...

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by foilcat
Tue Dec 26, 2006 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BKK Airport To Be Partially/temp Closed
Replies: 14
Views: 8842

RE: New BKK Airport To Be Partially/temp Closed

The messy scenes now have been proven which I complained in my last posted message (in Oct), people seemed to disagree and ignoring me. All the waste to this new huge infrastructure.

Hope it is getting better and better.

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by foilcat
Fri Dec 22, 2006 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News: BKK Considers To Reopen Old Airport....
Replies: 0
Views: 2918

News: BKK Considers To Reopen Old Airport....

From HKcable news, bangkok airport authority considers to re-open old bangkok airport in the coming peak seasons, for domestic flights and some small aircrafts due to the messy management of new <acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> airport and lo...

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by foilcat
Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please Help. Chinese Language Experts
Replies: 4
Views: 3657

RE: Please Help. Chinese Language Experts

it means ' welcome onboard the flight.' but from what airlines? i have no clue, definitely an airlines from mainland china.

foilcat from HK

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by foilcat
Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai's Punctuality/ BKK Operations
Replies: 6
Views: 3842

RE: Thai's Punctuality/ BKK Operations

add-ons: 1. Nothing wrong (of course none of them will be better) with the hard landing at <acronym title="Phuket (HKT / VTSP), Thailand">HKT</acronym>, just a special occasion that i wanna mentioned. 2. Delay itself isn't a good example to any airlines/airport (except any uncontrollable scene like ...

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by foilcat
Sat Oct 14, 2006 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai's Punctuality/ BKK Operations
Replies: 6
Views: 3842

Thai's Punctuality/ BKK Operations

Does anyone comment on Thai (TG)'s punctuality or the <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> new airport operations issue? I recently had a frustrating experience on <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym>'s flights. 1. <acronym ...

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by foilcat
Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Destinations For New SQ 773ER
Replies: 14
Views: 5146

RE: Destinations For New SQ 773ER

HKG <> LAS? SQ gonna restart this route SQ09/10? It is been suspended after SARS breakout. Can you confirm that?

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by foilcat
Wed May 24, 2006 10:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Exactly Happens At Mach 1.00?
Replies: 54
Views: 17775

RE: What Exactly Happens At Mach 1.00?

When the speed closes to sound barrier, Mach 1, the theories of the aerodynamic will be totally different. Therefore, the design of the aircraft has to be coped with these requirements.

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by foilcat
Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just Burned DL Skymiles For SQ-F To HKG!
Replies: 18
Views: 4650

RE: Just Burned DL Skymiles For SQ-F To HKG!

oh, welcome to <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>, Peninsula is great for sure in term of first class hotel. It is a bit hot in early summer...

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by foilcat
Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Awsome Video! - Pilots Eye View Of A Three Day Trip
Replies: 106
Views: 28057

RE: Awsome Video! - Pilots Eye View Of A Three Day Trip

nice clip, especially the section of the way back home from Paris > US. on the same site, i searched out a clip about Hong Kong Kai Tak runway 13 approach from the cockpit <a href="http://youtube.com/w/IGS-13-Hong-Kong-Splitscreen?v=dAma9zdogqA&search=Kai%20tak%20approach" target=_blank>http://youtu...

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by foilcat
Mon Feb 06, 2006 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Sky Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 8352

RE: Thai Sky Questions

News from Hong Kong about Thai Sky, Aviation Department of <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym> just warned Thai Sky should give a proper service (in term of safety and good passenger service..) in response to the recent incidents of delay. The standard of the service is ...

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by foilcat
Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Sky Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 8352

RE: Thai Sky Questions

If you wanna try 'ThaiSky' , below are the information of the recently operations, delays and delays happened all the time because of the poor maintenance of the Tristar. 1 Feb 9I 3216 19:45 <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> > 22:00 <acronym ti...

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by foilcat
Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Swamped By The Saudi's!
Replies: 15
Views: 7460

RE: Hong Kong Swamped By The Saudi's!

hi,

Not quit understand, are those airplanes in HK airport today?

What happened?

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by foilcat
Mon Aug 15, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Was The Old Hong Kong Airport Closed?
Replies: 29
Views: 11368

RE: Why Was The Old Hong Kong Airport Closed?

I do miss the big echo sound from the jet engines while the planes took off southeastward ( runway 31? ), especically those long haul big jets leaving about 11pm til mid-night, the city is quiet down except the flight path near Lei Yu Mun. Some news about <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek La...

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by foilcat
Thu Jun 30, 2005 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Online Check-in
Replies: 4
Views: 8166

RE: Cathay Pacific Online Check-in

Hi, yes, you can check-in online 48 hrs before your departure. You don't need to print out anything, you MUST show up your credit card(which you booked the flight) and get your boarding pass at the online checking kiosk (that's the case in <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok Internatio...

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by foilcat
Mon Jun 20, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kowloon City
Replies: 12
Views: 2100

RE: Kowloon City

The terminal buliding has been demolished few months ago, and the car parking block where was the best place for planespotting still remain, but it will be domolished very soon. One thing, you are still able to see the steel made little platform of remote stand no.71 (used to see <acronym title="Air...

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by foilcat
Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kowloon City
Replies: 12
Views: 2100

RE: Kowloon City

Really can't forget about the scenes that the planes approached across the Kowloon city, it seems u can touch the plane with your hand. So lucky that I am a local <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym> resident and went to Kai Tak few times a week for plane spotting, even i...

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by foilcat
Tue Mar 30, 2004 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Landing -- As A Passenger
Replies: 13
Views: 5255

RE: Kai Tak Landing -- As A Passenger

Landed at Kaitak so many times, also as a planespotter at the car park roof whenever there was a typhoon, I saw tones of scary landing because of the strong side wind, when the plane made its blend before approach to the checkpoint, it was easy to swing off from its original path. Some i still remem...

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by foilcat
Tue Jan 06, 2004 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU IL-96's To Hong Kong?
Replies: 8
Views: 3909

RE: SU IL-96's To Hong Kong?

I think <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> had noise restriction for those Russian airliners during the old Kai Tak airport era, but since the new <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong...

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by foilcat
Tue Dec 23, 2003 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Round-the-world Trip?
Replies: 34
Views: 4288

RE: Your Round-the-world Trip?

Hi Guys, I did this round the world iternary in 1997 while i was studying in UK Manchester. UA929 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>><acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> <acronym title="Continental Airli...

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by foilcat
Wed Sep 24, 2003 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "best Airport For Plane Spotting?"
Replies: 65
Views: 29793

RE: "best Airport For Plane Spotting?"

hi guys,

once again, the ex-HKG, Kai Tak international airport.
but not anymore...


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by foilcat
Sun Mar 30, 2003 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific To Cut Between 10%-15% Capacity
Replies: 18
Views: 4832

RE: Cathay Pacific To Cut Between 10%-15% Capacity

yes... that's what they did, may be [cover up the bad thing] is always a Mainland Govenment culture. One of the top personnel in Trading department of Mainland govnt claimed that <acronym title="Four Star Aviation (US Virgin Is.)">HK</acronym>'s media say too much about the SARS case and scare those...

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by foilcat
Sun Mar 30, 2003 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific To Cut Between 10%-15% Capacity
Replies: 18
Views: 4832

RE: Cathay Pacific To Cut Between 10%-15% Capacity

CX cut capacity is a big dump to <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> airport, regarding to the SARS case, Hong Kong simply was betrayed by Mainland Government, especially Guaugdone province govenment. They tried to cover up all the SA...

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by foilcat
Wed Oct 02, 2002 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ010 To Vegas Dlayed 16 Hours! (9V-SVH)
Replies: 44
Views: 3156

RE: SQ010 To Vegas Dlayed 16 Hours! (9V-SVH)

Delay on SQ009 arriving HKG tonight (1/10)
from LAS
scheduled 1300 arrived 2130


CO 098 from EWR also delayed over 7hrs.

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by foilcat
Sun Sep 29, 2002 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chep Lap Kok Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 2723

RE: Chep Lap Kok Questions

oh really fast response, you can get ticket at the Bus company counter located at the arrival hall, beside the limousine service counter, you just look for LONG WIN BUS CO. (it's a subisary co.of KMB). OR, if you have HKD cash, you can pay the EXACT fare while you get on the bus. Direction to the bu...

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by foilcat
Sun Sep 29, 2002 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chep Lap Kok Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 2723

RE: Chep Lap Kok Questions

I can tell the best fast way from HKG to SZ is by A43 airport bus, the bus leaves for Sheung Shui KCR station directly, where is the last stop before LoWu station. I don't know why u still have to stick with the HK downtown area, just waste your time. for the bus details, pls go check with Kowloon M...

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by foilcat
Mon Sep 09, 2002 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Friend From Las?
Replies: 0
Views: 1081

Any Friend From Las?

Wanna ask if there's any plane fans from LAS, Recently I had been to LAS on SQ direct flight from HKG, I found that there's a plane viewing parking lot on Sunset road (westbound before Jt.215), the place is so nice where is right at the middle of the runway, clearly see those aircrafts taking off an...

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by foilcat
Sat Aug 31, 2002 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Faces Chinese Reg. Probs With Chinese Routes
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

RE: CX Faces Chinese Reg. Probs With Chinese Routes

everybody can imagine that it will happen, since CX is superior compare with those carriers in Mainland, if CX fly chinese routes, how can they complete with CX?

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by foilcat
Mon Aug 05, 2002 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Launches Flights To Las Vegas
Replies: 68
Views: 14370

RE: Singapore Airlines Launches Flights To Las Vegas

oh dear,

according to HKairport website, SQ010 left HKG at 0033 , a 93mins late

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by foilcat
Mon Aug 05, 2002 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 For Ethiopian Airlines?
Replies: 19
Views: 3735

RE: 777 For Ethiopian Airlines?

so are they doing good on HKG market? i've seen the adv on newspaper, it's now serving HKG twice a week instead of once a week.

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by foilcat
Fri Aug 02, 2002 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Start Vegas Without 180min Etops
Replies: 44
Views: 3743

RE: SQ To Start Vegas Without 180min Etops

according to the Hong Kong Airport offical website,

the first HKG>LAS flight will leave HKG at 2300 on 2 Aug 2002 SQ10

is it the demon. flight??? i heard from SQ that the flight revenue flihgt will start on 3rd from HKG.

Foilcat

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by foilcat
Sat Jul 27, 2002 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Reschedule Its HKG<>LAS Service
Replies: 18
Views: 2158

SQ Reschedule Its HKG<>LAS Service

I received the call from SQ Hongkong office, told that the flights that i booked (HKG<>LAS) is rescheduled as follow HKG 2300 > LAS 2230, then return flight LAS 0700 > HKG 1430(+1) I am sure that the sector bet HKG & SIN also changed, but i didn't ask the staff. looks like there's some plane allocat...

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by foilcat
Sat Jul 27, 2002 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Boeing 767 & B737-700 Order
Replies: 6
Views: 2919

RE: New Boeing 767 & B737-700 Order

so how's the recent service to HKG, is it profitable?

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by foilcat
Fri Jul 19, 2002 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's Special Offer HKG<>LAS
Replies: 16
Views: 1975

RE: SQ's Special Offer HKG<>LAS

hi trickijedi, the offer starts on 18/7/02 midnight HK time and it only offers 10 tickets per flight from 18/8 to sometime in sept (can't remember), it's really hkd2888 or USD300, if the cheap tickets are sold out, the system will shown the original prize, so that's what you 've seen. May be this is...

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by foilcat
Thu Jul 18, 2002 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's Special Offer HKG<>LAS
Replies: 16
Views: 1975

RE: SQ's Special Offer HKG<>LAS

thanks for the concerns guys, I can tell that i am some kinda familiar with LAS, since it's my 4th time being there.... and i love playing with the slot machine only (no grambling) and enjoying the excellent food/ buffets and entertainment in the hotels. Furthermore, i think i 'll stay in some budge...

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by foilcat
Thu Jul 18, 2002 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Member Trips In Next 3 Months
Replies: 88
Views: 3207

RE: Member Trips In Next 3 Months

Dear all,

this is my next vocation schedules...

9/4/02 dep 2040 wed HKG>LAS 9/4/02 arr 1925 wed SQ10 B777-200


9/7/02 dep 0130 sat LAS>HKG 9/8/02 arr 0730 sun SQ09 B777-200


Foilcat

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