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by sfuk
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 947
Views: 161410

Re: The WestJet Thread

Hi everyone, I know I posted this same question last week but I’m still waiting for an update from WestJet. Any idea when the November schedule will be updated? I’m flying YYC-PVR in early November. Right now flights are only going on Saturdays. The current schedule shows flights will be daily in No...

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by sfuk
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 947
Views: 161410

Re: The WestJet Thread

Where are you guys seeing these schedules? I’m curious to know what’s happening with my upcoming flights.

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by sfuk
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 947
Views: 161410

Re: The WestJet Thread

Awesome, thanks.

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by sfuk
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2020
Replies: 947
Views: 161410

Re: The WestJet Thread

Does anyone know when they’ll update their winter schedule? So far it’s only going up to November 4

Thanks
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by sfuk
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet London Announcement April 23
Replies: 27
Views: 11475

Re: WestJet London Announcement April 23

Does this so called announcement have anything to do with the recent news regarding WestJet codesharing with Air France on several European routes ex CDG from May 2019! WestJet by Air France, starting from 18 May 2019 on selected routes from Paris CDG Air France with WestJet code. CDG...Athens CDG....

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by sfuk
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet London Announcement April 23
Replies: 27
Views: 11475

Re: WestJet London Announcement April 23

Does this so called announcement have anything to do with the recent news regarding WestJet codesharing with Air France on several European routes ex CDG from May 2019! WestJet by Air France, starting from 18 May 2019 on selected routes from Paris CDG Air France with WestJet code. CDG...Athens CDG....

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by sfuk
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 763781

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

[
It’s going to be embarrassing for the whole world when the accident cause is unrelated.[/quote]

I'd prefer to be embarrassed than have another 180 dead bodies. Wouldn't you agree?

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by sfuk
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could we see LCC becoming flying billboards?
Replies: 24
Views: 2424

Re: Could we see LCC becoming flying billboards?

Aero Mexico have quite a few 737's with various advertizing on them.

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by sfuk
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF75 SYD-YVR Landing in Seattle
Replies: 17
Views: 3557

Re: QF75 SYD-YVR Landing in Seattle

A big wave of fog just rolled through here.

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by sfuk
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT to allow non-pax through security
Replies: 81
Views: 10513

Re: PIT to allow non-pax through security

I don't get this....why allow non-travelling passengers beyond security? Passengers pay security fee's in their ticket. Will these people have to pay a fee? This also adds to my confusion that when flying domestically in the US, you don't actually know who is on the aircraft. Yes, you have to show I...

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by sfuk
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA delays due to smoke in PNW
Replies: 13
Views: 2221

Re: SEA delays due to smoke in PNW

Jawaiiansky66 wrote:
Folks, please remember (and say a prayer) for all of the firefighters (both local and international) fighting these fires (now totaling 160+) throughout British Columbia and the thousands forced from their homes. Just trying to give a bit of perspective on this ongoing tragedy.


Well said!

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by sfuk
Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA delays due to smoke in PNW
Replies: 13
Views: 2221

Re: SEA delays due to smoke in PNW

Smoke is pretty bad here in YVR too. Just check the arrivals board and it's showing quite a few delays as well.

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by sfuk
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Icelandair Route
Replies: 25
Views: 7388

Re: Longest Icelandair Route

Longest: KEF-PDX KEF-SEA KEF-TPA KEF-DEN KEF-YVR Although I stand to be corrected S Looks like the right order, except KEF-MCO should take the fifth spot from YVR. Florida routes are a. It longer than YVR/ANC. Not according to Great circle mapper: KEF - MCO = 3,071 nm / 3,534 mi KEF - YVR = 3,080 n...

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by sfuk
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Icelandair Route
Replies: 25
Views: 7388

Re: Longest Icelandair Route

Longest:
KEF-PDX
KEF-SEA
KEF-TPA
KEF-DEN
KEF-YVR

Although I stand to be corrected

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by sfuk
Wed May 10, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best and worst transfer airport by continent
Replies: 92
Views: 10573

Re: Best and worst transfer airport by continent

[quote="Cush"]Cool Thread! Here are my picks for continents I've been to... North America: Best: Pittsburgh (PIT) Worst: New York (JFK) or Toronto (YYZ). I chose JFK due to having to transfer buildings an re-clear security, and YYZ due to their terrible layout, and the need to clear securi...

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by sfuk
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA swap MIA A380 to 747
Replies: 25
Views: 8528

Re: BA swap MIA A380 to 747

YVR becomes an A380 destination from May to Oct

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by sfuk
Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767-400 future
Replies: 46
Views: 12320

Re: 767-400 future

TheGeordielad wrote:
United&Delta will probably use them up to the point they will be retired for good. I have a question about the 764 on why it doesn't have winglets?


Because it has raked wingtips.....77W style.

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by sfuk
Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Expensive Flight per Mile
Replies: 44
Views: 11389

Re: Most Expensive Flight per Mile

Domestic in Canada is highway robbery. Ive seen YYZ-YVR RT fares in Y (tango) for nearly $2000. That's the cheapest fare class... I'm not sure where you're looking but I've never seen YYZ-YVR-YYZ fares that high. Round trips on AC website show fares of $580 during the Canadian Thanksgiving week (ty...

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by sfuk
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Does A Float Plane Take Off On Land, No Wheels
Replies: 26
Views: 7036

How Does A Float Plane Take Off On Land, No Wheels

Gotta hand to them Saskatchewan folks..... Although the more pressing question is how did it land there in the first place? Pilot may have had one too many pilsners?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><a href="ht...

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by sfuk
Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 755 En Route To ATL
Replies: 76
Views: 17171

RE: QR 755 En Route To ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/northwestEWR" class="quote" target="_blank">northwestEWR</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Sounding like there were only 30...

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by sfuk
Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Hotels For Airport Views
Replies: 34
Views: 4520

RE: Best Hotels For Airport Views

The Fairmont at <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym>. North facing rooms have great views of the trans-border gates (and the north shore mountains). Also partial views of the northern runway which is usually for arrivals. South facing rooms...

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by sfuk
Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying On The Holiday Day?
Replies: 17
Views: 2473

RE: Flying On The Holiday Day?

I've flown WestJet on Canada Day (July 1). They give free Molson Canadian beer  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I'm flying <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> <acronym title="Vancouver - International (Y...

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by sfuk
Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "complete Hell" U.S Airports
Replies: 103
Views: 24215

RE: "complete Hell" U.S Airports

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Just curious.......WHERE, in the U.S. does this ...

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by sfuk
Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR Authority To Decide How To Expand Terminal...
Replies: 20
Views: 4731

YVR Authority To Decide How To Expand Terminal...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YXXMIKE" class="quote" target="_blank">YXXMIKE</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>I'd like to see the AIF reduced and money gi...

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by sfuk
Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Carries Pax To Australia Despite Lack Of Visa
Replies: 65
Views: 15310

RE: UA Carries Pax To Australia Despite Lack Of Visa

Canada has just started the process of requiring an ETA before arrival in to the country. Citizens of countries that do require a visa are required to obtain the ETA.

Only US citizens are exempt from this, in the same way Canadian citizens are exempt from the US ETA.

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by sfuk
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: YVR To Seattle By Floatplane
Replies: 5
Views: 2356

RE: YVR To Seattle By Floatplane

As mentioned by Ytraveller, Kenmore Air offer service from Victoria to Seattle. Harbour Air offer service from <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym> (near the south terminal) to Victoria. There's a shuttle bus you can take from the main term...

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by sfuk
Wed Mar 18, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Vs. US Transatlantic
Replies: 69
Views: 12803

RE: Canadian Vs. US Transatlantic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Andy33" class="quote" target="_blank">Andy33</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>For EU citizens of course there is no need o...

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by sfuk
Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Pay Global Entry Fee For Crew Members
Replies: 28
Views: 9136

RE: AA To Pay Global Entry Fee For Crew Members

[ <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/glbltrvlr" class="quote" target="_blank">glbltrvlr</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>I guess NEXUS would be a slightly ch...

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by sfuk
Thu Jan 15, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Pay Global Entry Fee For Crew Members
Replies: 28
Views: 9136

RE: AA To Pay Global Entry Fee For Crew Members

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/modesto2" class="quote" target="_blank">modesto2</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I've never understood why Pre-check is $...

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by sfuk
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Customs Declaration Form - Mobile App Available
Replies: 2
Views: 1696

RE: US Customs Declaration Form - Mobile App Avail

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AmricanShamrok" class="quote" target="_blank">AmricanShamrok</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>It is currently only av...

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by sfuk
Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Odometer Like?
Replies: 41
Views: 3321

RE: What's Your Odometer Like?

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by sfuk
Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With A Single Longhaul Carrier/flight
Replies: 50
Views: 4225

RE: Airports With A Single Longhaul Carrier/flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KLAXAirport" class="quote" target="_blank">KLAXAirport</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="San Diego - Intern...

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by sfuk
Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Agent: "District Of Columbia,....Where That?"
Replies: 92
Views: 19211

RE: TSA Agent: "District Of Columbia,....Where That?"

The acceptable forms of <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> are: U.S. passport U.S. passport card DHS trusted traveler cards (Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST) U.S. military <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> (active duty or retired military and their de...

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by sfuk
Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW Federal Inspection Services
Replies: 20
Views: 2107

RE: DFW Federal Inspection Services

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/usflyer+msp" class="quote" target="_blank">usflyer msp</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Actually, The <acronym title="Vancou...

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by sfuk
Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot With Loaded Gun Arrested In YYC
Replies: 84
Views: 14380

Pilot With Loaded Gun Arrested In YYC

Sheer craziness! Completely stupid for a pilot to be able to carry a gun!


http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgar...ilot-arrested-in-calgary-1.2597084

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by sfuk
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transportation From YYJ To Downtown Victoria
Replies: 1
Views: 1449

RE: Transportation From YYJ To Downtown Victoria

There is a shuttle service. It depends what time of day your flight gets in to establish whether it's reliable or not. I once arrived in <acronym title="Victoria - International (YYJ / CYYJ), Canada - British Columbia">YYJ</acronym> from <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada...

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by sfuk
Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Harbour Air Seaplanes
Replies: 4
Views: 2608

RE: Question About Harbour Air Seaplanes

The twin's only fly between Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour. When you book your flight on their website it'll tell you which aircraft are operating which flight. My office is right in front of <acronym title="Vancouver - Harbour Seaplane (CXH / CYHC), Canada - British Columbia">CXH</acronym> ...

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by sfuk
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About AC's 77W From LHR To YVR
Replies: 8
Views: 3816

RE: Question About AC's 77W From LHR To YVR

I just looked on their website and it's showing you'll be on the new 3 class aircraft. I'm travelling <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND...

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by sfuk
Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Holiday - Special Service On Board?
Replies: 7
Views: 3766

RE: National Holiday - Special Service On Board?

Free alcoholic drinks on WestJet for Canada Day (July 1) when I flew them <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym> They know the way to a Canad...

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by sfuk
Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phone Use After Landing
Replies: 25
Views: 7323

RE: Cell Phone Use After Landing

They can be used right after landing in Canada. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirframeAS" class="quote" target="_blank">AirframeAS</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>...

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by sfuk
Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Pilots View Anetter Takes EI-CRU For A [email protected]
Replies: 28
Views: 9962

RE: A Pilots View Anetter Takes EI-CRU For A [email protected]

Fun report, thanks for sharing. There's a very funny skit on youtube of Ian Coppinger. His story is based in Sligo "International" Airport! <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVuUyGijoKU" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVuUyGijoKU</a> I'm so happy I've now seen the inside of Bri...

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by sfuk
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Name On Ticket Mix Up!
Replies: 6
Views: 5409

RE: Name On Ticket Mix Up!

thank you sir. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Birdwatching" class="quote" target="_blank">Birdwatching</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>The girlfriend that...

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by sfuk
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Name On Ticket Mix Up!
Replies: 6
Views: 5409

Name On Ticket Mix Up!

Hey guys I have a question for those in the know. I’m travelling to France in March and I have an internal flight with <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> travelling from <acronym title="Bordeaux - Merignac (BOD / LFBD), France">BOD</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (...

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by sfuk
Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question On Aircraft On Continental Flight On Sat.
Replies: 3
Views: 5728

RE: Question On Aircraft On Continental Flight On

Yep, it'll be N78013

Safe journey.

Stu

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by sfuk
Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Airforce One... Finally!
Replies: 197
Views: 32534

RE: New Airforce One... Finally!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/concorde007" class="quote" target="_blank">concorde007</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I cannot help but wonder what...

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by sfuk
Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transfering At LHR Term 3 To Term 5
Replies: 5
Views: 5648

RE: Transfering At LHR Term 3 To Term 5

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by sfuk
Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Y Class Is Better? British Or TAM?
Replies: 5
Views: 8271

RE: Which Y Class Is Better? British Or TAM?

<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><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by sfuk
Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Post Your FlightMemory
Replies: 53
Views: 5641

RE: Post Your FlightMemory

Here you go.... In Miles 380,051 Longest Flight (distance): 8,772 mi, 16:20 h, Singapore (Changi Airport) - Los Angeles (International), 05-29-2008 Shortest Flight (distance): 36 mi, 0:34 h, Santa Ana (John Wayne) - Los Angeles, 10-30-2005 Shortest Flight (duration): 0:33 h, 101 mi, Kahului - Honolu...

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