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by MAS777
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2019
Replies: 585
Views: 84253

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2019

WA govt set to announce a 3 x weekly China Eastern trial PVG-PER During January and February 2020. Wonder if it will actually eventuate this time. This has indeed been confirmed.. MU265/266 PVG-PER to be operated by an A332. https://www.perthairport.com.au/Home/corporate/articles/2019/09/25/06/27/p...

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by MAS777
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight a within one time zone that pass thru another
Replies: 31
Views: 3120

Re: Flight a within one time zone that pass thru another

Flights across Southeast Asia do this often - owing to Thailand, Indochina and Indonesia being in UTC+7 whilst Malaysia and Singapore being in UTC+8. Almost all Trans-Malaysian flights between the Peninsula and Borneo theoretically overfly the Indonesian timezone at some point. Flights operating fro...

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by MAS777
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Penang - medium and long-haul potential
Replies: 24
Views: 2690

Re: Penang - medium and long-haul potential

For political reasons - there was a general sentiment that the previous government did not actively promote Penang nor invest in infrastructure like its airport - as the state of Penang was for many years an opposition stronghold. Given Penang is Malaysia's second largest city - the airport is appal...

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by MAS777
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: GA delays LHR resumption to Dec 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 28486

Re: Garuda shutter LHR

Route is to be cut from 28 October. Given that northern winter is high season for travel to the southern hemisphere, it's likely to be a full route suspension. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/280178/garuda-indonesia-closes-london-heathrow-bookings-from-late-oct-2018 A surprise her...

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by MAS777
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas' ex European Network
Replies: 30
Views: 7868

Re: Qantas' ex European Network

On another (but interesting) note - Qantas also operated the first ever Boeing 747 to land in Malaysia on 1st April 1972 - arriving Kuala Lumpur from Sydney via Singapore

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by MAS777
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas' ex European Network
Replies: 30
Views: 7868

Re: Qantas' ex European Network

Qantas also operated some London flights via KUL up until 1983 or 1984.. think it flew via BOM or BAH.

I believe on occasion this service also routed via Damascus around 1979/1980

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by MAS777
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Malaysia Airlines London routing over Pak-Afghan space?
Replies: 14
Views: 6218

Re: Malaysia Airlines London routing over Pak-Afghan space?

And the issue is..?

It's the same routing as SQ318 currently following behind it..

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by MAS777
Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights
Replies: 109
Views: 17603

Re: Worst-Timed Commerical Flights

Almost every flight in/out of Perth (PER) lol..

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by MAS777
Tue Aug 11, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 789 To Kuala Lumpur?
Replies: 10
Views: 7227

RE: BA 789 To Kuala Lumpur?

BA will operate the 787-9 to KUL from 5th Dec 2015..

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by MAS777
Tue May 26, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 With Special Livery
Replies: 77
Views: 33775

RE: First Airbus A380 With Special Livery

All of Malaysia Airlines A380s wear a special livery!

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by MAS777
Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch Pm Flies Malaysia Airlines
Replies: 1
Views: 2425

Dutch Pm Flies Malaysia Airlines

<a href="http://nos.nl/l/717576" target="_blank">http://nos.nl/l/717576</a> Dutch Prime Minister in a show for continuing Dutch support of Malaysia Airlines will soon arrive in Kuala Lumpur on board MH19 for a state visit to Malaysia enroute to Australia. Onward travel to Australia will also be on M...

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by MAS777
Thu Oct 09, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement Aircraft For MH17 & MH370
Replies: 13
Views: 10448

RE: Replacement Aircraft For MH17 & MH370

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Based on what infor...

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by MAS777
Wed Apr 09, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA L-1011-50 Tristar Route
Replies: 43
Views: 10497

RE: BA L-1011-50 Tristar Route

If it was 'Red Devil Rose' then i flew on this aircraft as BA33 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / V...

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by MAS777
Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian To Hong Kong?
Replies: 76
Views: 16252

RE: Hawaiian To Hong Kong?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/azjubilee" class="quote" target="_blank">azjubilee</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There was a...

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by MAS777
Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA/QR And Oneworld Integration
Replies: 15
Views: 10301

RE: BA/QR And Oneworld Integration

QR codeshares with Malaysia Airlines

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by MAS777
Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian To Hong Kong?
Replies: 76
Views: 16252

RE: Hawaiian To Hong Kong?

I also have a photo of an ad with Hawaiian A350s and plans to launch flghts to Kuala Lumpur!

Think its on google..

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by MAS777
Wed Jan 29, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Ends US Service - Drops LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 20183

RE: Malaysian Ends US Service - Drops LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mercure1" class="quote" target="_blank">mercure1</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Well out of L...

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by MAS777
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Ends US Service - Drops LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 20183

RE: Malaysian Ends US Service - Drops LAX

Re O&D traffic between <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym> and the USA - also worth noting that it can be difficult for Malaysians to travel to the USA due to the strict visa application process currently in place so most Malaysian do tend ...

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by MAS777
Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Ends US Service - Drops LAX
Replies: 53
Views: 20183

RE: Malaysian Ends US Service - Drops LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/laca773" class="quote" target="_blank">laca773</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" ...

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by MAS777
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH A380 No Longer To HK?
Replies: 6
Views: 4200

RE: MH A380 No Longer To HK?

Indeed they will be flying them back to Toulouse... Lol

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by MAS777
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 742 LHR-BKK Direct?
Replies: 13
Views: 11774

RE: BA 742 LHR-BKK Direct?

Yes. BA9 operated <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym> for some time from the 1980s... Different days different routes in those days. Have personally flown BA9 as... <a...

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by MAS777
Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Carriers To Jakarta And KUL
Replies: 21
Views: 4599

RE: U.S. Carriers To Jakarta And KUL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JohnClipper" class="quote" target="_blank">JohnClipper</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Northwest...

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by MAS777
Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Launching 3rd Daily Flight To Melbourne In Nov
Replies: 9
Views: 4496

RE: MH Launching 3rd Daily Flight To Melbourne In Nov

And Sydney will also go x3 daily from Feb 2014

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by MAS777
Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Launching 3rd Daily Flight To Melbourne In Nov
Replies: 9
Views: 4496

RE: MH Launching 3rd Daily Flight To Melbourne In Nov

Flew on this route recently on <acronym title="Malaysia Airlines">MH</acronym> and it was chocker both ways so good to see a third daily. There was a lot of connecting traffic not just to Europe but also to India and other Asian cities. Am surprised <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> hasn...

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by MAS777
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways And Others To Return To Jakarta
Replies: 22
Views: 17957

RE: British Airways And Others To Return To Jakarta

BA11 has already been retimed from Winter 2013 to allow a CGK tag on.

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by MAS777
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Denies Boarding To Filipino WYD Participant
Replies: 100
Views: 19484

RE: KLM Denies Boarding To Filipino WYD Participant

Just wondered if anyone thought that the KLM agent could have been concerned about the possibility of human trafficking... Thus wanted further clarification?

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by MAS777
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Adds Darwin From 01NOV13
Replies: 4
Views: 3807

RE: MH Adds Darwin From 01NOV13

Although this route will be the only Oneworld link to Asia and beyond for Darwin.

Malaysia Airlines also launches Kochi in Kerala this October.

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by MAS777
Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will *A Carriers NH Or OZ Start Service To KUL?
Replies: 19
Views: 4377

RE: Will *A Carriers NH Or OZ Start Service To KUL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/surfandsnow" class="quote" target="_blank">surfandsnow</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You sai...

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by MAS777
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH May Buy More A380 Jets
Replies: 67
Views: 19933

RE: MH May Buy More A380 Jets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SIA747Megatop" class="quote" target="_blank">SIA747Megatop</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Wor...

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by MAS777
Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss 773 Will Have 3-4-3 Seat Config...Bad Move?
Replies: 92
Views: 19210

RE: Swiss 773 Will Have 3-4-3 Seat Config...Bad Move?

It amazes me that as airline enthusiasts, many here seem to have just resigned to the fact that 3-4-3 should be the expected and the 'norm' - despite what clearly is a reduction in space and comfort no matter what arguments 'for' are..

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by MAS777
Thu May 02, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes
Replies: 56
Views: 17840

RE: BA's W13 LHR Longhaul Schedule Changes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SKAirbus" class="quote" target="_blank">SKAirbus</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You have <acr...

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by MAS777
Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Returns To KUL
Replies: 28
Views: 10207

RE: Air France Returns To KUL

Aircraft enroute is F-GSPV.. <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Air-France/Boeing-777-228-ER/0474774/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Air-France/Boeing-777-228-ER/0474774/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviatio...

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by MAS777
Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Returns To KUL
Replies: 28
Views: 10207

Air France Returns To KUL

Air France flight AF246 departed Paris-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> a few moments ago bound for Kuala Lumpur. Operated by a Boeing 777, the aircraft is due to arrive <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia...

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by MAS777
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Chooses CX As Code Share Partner To Australia
Replies: 28
Views: 15479

RE: BA Chooses CX As Code Share Partner To Australia

There will also be a codeshare arrangement currently being negotiated with Malaysia Airlines by British Airways. Whether Australia/NZ is included in this code-share with <acronym title="Malaysia Airlines">MH</acronym> remains to be seen but i expect both parties would be keen to do this as it provid...

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by MAS777
Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US - Chances Of Opening An Asia Hub?
Replies: 98
Views: 12372

RE: AA/US - Chances Of Opening An Asia Hub?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United1" class="quote" target="_blank">United1</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> And <acronym titl...

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by MAS777
Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BA Resume BKK-SYD?
Replies: 9
Views: 7533

RE: Will BA Resume BKK-SYD?

What is interesting is the passenger cap that the Australian authorities has placed on Malaysia Airlines as a result of AirAsiaX being allowed to operate on the <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>-Australian routes. This has rendered the A380 useless for Malaysia Airlines flights ...

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by MAS777
Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Airline Mergers That Never Happened
Replies: 91
Views: 19318

RE: Proposed Airline Mergers That Never Happened

Qantas and Malaysia Airlines considered a merger around 2007 but never moved forward. This was re-explored by Alan Joyce more recently but talks eventually failed with both parties agreeing only on <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> to sponsor <acronym title="Malaysia Airlines">MH</acr...

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by MAS777
Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA Fly To KUL/MNL?
Replies: 29
Views: 10298

RE: Will UA Fly To KUL/MNL?

With Malaysia Airlines entering Oneworld in just over a months time, there is likely to be some cooperation between Malaysia Airlines and American Airlines on MHs current <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita Internat...

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by MAS777
Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair And Cathay Pacific To Deepen Co-operation?
Replies: 11
Views: 5511

RE: Finnair And Cathay Pacific To Deepen Co-operation?

Finnair and Malaysia Airlines has already agreed on a code-share agreement with a view to expanding their cooperation after MH fully joins after 1 Feb 2013.

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by MAS777
Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Add Flights To Chengdu
Replies: 27
Views: 13573

RE: BA To Add Flights To Chengdu

And the rest of us are still waiting for BA to return to KUL... Sigh.. But positive news no doubt..

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by MAS777
Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines Back In Black
Replies: 1
Views: 3519

Malaysia Airlines Back In Black

After 6 consecutive quarters of operating losses and dramatic route cuts to its network.. It seems Malaysia Airlines is back in profit prior to its confirmed entry date into the Oneworld alliance. Here's the press release link... <a href="http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v6/newsbusiness.php?id=711990"...

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by MAS777
Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1970s Malaysian Flights To Europe
Replies: 7
Views: 5216

RE: 1970s Malaysian Flights To Europe

Interesting you flew lhr-kul in 1979 on the Tristar as i believe in 1979, <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym> was still exclusively served by 747s at the time. Singapore on the other hand was served by the Tristar 500 which was a route <acronym...

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by MAS777
Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1970s Malaysian Flights To Europe
Replies: 7
Views: 5216

RE: 1970s Malaysian Flights To Europe

Malaysian Airlines System actually operated the 707 and DC10-30s to Europe until the arrival of the 747-200Bs in 1982. Flights generally operated via Kuwait with one of the flights operating via Dubai. Indeed most flights (if not all) bound for London made an additional stop at Amsterdam, Frankfurt ...

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by MAS777
Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Ends Bangkok - After 63-years
Replies: 66
Views: 25676

RE: SAS Ends Bangkok - After 63-years

News reports in Malaysia suggest that the governments of Sweden and Malaysia are hoping to re-establish direct air links between the two countries.. I expect with this latest news - the chances of seeing SAS at <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acrony...

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by MAS777
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Long Haul - Overview
Replies: 36
Views: 14314

RE: Finnair Long Haul - Overview

Wouldn't it be great if we saw Malaysia Airlines operate a <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym> service with <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> code-sharing inst...

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by MAS777
Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Launching KUL-MEL A380 Service
Replies: 8
Views: 4760

RE: MH Launching KUL-MEL A380 Service

This bodes well for Oneworld and i expect we will see these flights carrying QF codes soon... *waits in anticipation*

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by MAS777
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was QF Wrong In Blowing Out BA Tie Up?
Replies: 55
Views: 13295

RE: Was QF Wrong In Blowing Out BA Tie Up?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mikey72" class="quote" target="_blank">mikey72</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Oh do tell... L...

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by MAS777
Fri May 04, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Visiting LGW
Replies: 19
Views: 5772

RE: MH Visiting LGW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skipness1E" class="quote" target="_blank">skipness1E</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Hmm.. Not s...

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by MAS777
Thu May 03, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Visiting LGW
Replies: 19
Views: 5772

RE: MH Visiting LGW

Hmm. MAS did of course serve <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> a couple of years ago for about 2 weeks just to block AirAsia from utilising the airport at the time. Presumably now that the somewhat dodgy <acronym title="Air Asia (Malaysia)">AK</acronym>-MH ...

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by MAS777
Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New MAS A380 Livery, good or bad?
Replies: 53
Views: 22740

RE: New MAS A380 Livery, Good Or Bad?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gabrielchew" class="quote" target="_blank">gabrielchew</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>Who came up with that design? I ho...

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