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by diesel1
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight canceled for commercial reasons?
Replies: 31
Views: 5971

Re: Flight canceled for commercial reasons?

Just happened to me. Had return flights from BRS-ARN booked on easyJet for mid January - had an email from them advising that flights had been cancelled. I'd paid next to nothing for them, and other flight dates were the same - low low fares. Route has been cancelled from early January to Mid Februa...

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by diesel1
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline companies with similar liveries
Replies: 46
Views: 4571

Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

How about these four....




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by diesel1
Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bruce Dickinson's New Airline Venture
Replies: 13
Views: 12302

RE: Bruce Dickinson's New Airline Venture

Or more precisely <u>"Bruce Dickinson's New Airline Ventures"</u> Within Europe, Bruce Dickinson / Cardiff Aviation have 50% ownership of VVB Aviation of the UK. VVB Aviation UK have recently set up VVB Aviation Malta who gained their AoC around 10 days ago, and have taken delivery of B737-4K5 <acro...

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by diesel1
Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/15: High On Jet A1
Replies: 217
Views: 21270

RE: Irish 12/15: High On Jet A1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/shamrock321" class="quote" target="_blank">shamrock321</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)...

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by diesel1
Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 787 G-ZBJH Positions To CBG
Replies: 11
Views: 12220

RE: BA 787 G-ZBJH Positions To CBG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bthebest" class="quote" target="_blank">bthebest</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Work will be carried out by <acronym title...

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by diesel1
Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stored Aircraft In The Desert
Replies: 26
Views: 15083

RE: Stored Aircraft In The Desert

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ORDJOE" class="quote" target="_blank">ORDJOE</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> Still though you see on this site classic 7...

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by diesel1
Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country In Estonia?
Replies: 10
Views: 5289

RE: Sun Country In Estonia?

Aircraft is now in Cardiff <acronym title="Cardiff (- Rhoose / Wales) (CWL / EGFF), United Kingdom">CWL</acronym> ahead of the NATO Conference in Newport tomorrow and Friday. B737-8BK N818SY arrived as SCX8803 from <acronym title="Tallinn - Lennart Meri (Ulemiste) (TLL / EETN), Estonia">TLL</acronym...

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by diesel1
Thu May 15, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cityjet RJ Wing Problem Inflight
Replies: 14
Views: 7612

RE: Cityjet RJ Wing Problem Inflight

Usual rubbish type reporting from newspapers and usual rubbish type comments from passengers. What's more it looks like from this comment someone had missed the aircraft catching fire at some point...  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/sarcastic.gif" width=...

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by diesel1
Thu May 15, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non Touristy Rome
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

RE: Non Touristy Rome

Trastevere district is hardly off the beaten path, but is probably the closest thing to the real Italy that you'll find in central Rome. Lots of local activity, you certainly you won't be the only visitor to Rome there, but an opportunity to wander some of the streets, visit the local market, see so...

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by diesel1
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Car You've Ever Driven
Replies: 158
Views: 10752

RE: Worst Car You've Ever Driven

I used hire cars on a regular basis,and as my employers having screwed the hire company right into the ground I would usually end up with something like a smallish Fiat, Ford or Vauxhall. I was pleasantly surprised then one day when I was told I was being upgraded, and would I mind an automatic? Fin...

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by diesel1
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Renting A Car In Rzesow, Poland
Replies: 8
Views: 2748

RE: Renting A Car In Rzesow, Poland

Hi Tibor As you'll be aware the excesses on the car hire companies insurance, even when 'fully comprehensive' will be horrific - I think that when I rented via Hertz a year or so ago it was 'only' about £600, but think it was more like £1000 when I rented via Holiday Autos. Hire car companies own po...

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by diesel1
Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cities With Commercial Helicopter Service?
Replies: 19
Views: 5589

RE: Cities With Commercial Helicopter Service?

There was a short lived service from Dublin to Holyhead on Anglesey. Dublin City Helicopters were the operators using <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-BPK <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Dublin-City-Helicopters/Sikorsky-S-...

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by diesel1
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch A300 Retirement Schedule
Replies: 36
Views: 14731

Monarch A300 Retirement Schedule

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MonarchA321" class="quote" target="_blank">MonarchA321</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>G-MONX and G-OZBB are leaving...

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by diesel1
Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Piston Passenger Flights.
Replies: 56
Views: 15893

RE: Last Piston Passenger Flights.

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

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by diesel1
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: "Three Fokker´s And An E-Jet To Explore Cardiff"
Replies: 25
Views: 26303

RE: "Three Fokker´s And An E-Jet To Explore Cardiff"

Hi Markus Great trip report as always, and really enjoyed the part about Cardiff - my home city. One tiny clarification. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FLIEGER67" class="quote...

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by diesel1
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV Emergency
Replies: 4
Views: 4924

RE: TLV Emergency

TLV departures has Hermes Airlines HRM7323 to Heraklion delayed from 12:45 to 18:30 today.
It's now gone 20:20 in Israel, so there's another couple of hours delay at least, but this would appear to be the flight in question.

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by diesel1
Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Worst Restaurant Experience
Replies: 60
Views: 4547

RE: Your Worst Restaurant Experience

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>Are you sure he wasn't just work...

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by diesel1
Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Worst Restaurant Experience
Replies: 60
Views: 4547

RE: Your Worst Restaurant Experience

Many years ago, when I was perhaps about 9 or 10 years old, in a restaurant in Central London I realised that there were mice running around on the floor. I think we even ate our meals and paid for them! More recently, though still around 20 years ago, when sitting at a beach bar in the resort of La...

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by diesel1
Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maritime Shipping Companies Operating Airlines
Replies: 40
Views: 6073

RE: Maritime Shipping Companies Operating Airlines

A few additional airlines.... Invicta Airlines, a British charter carrier from the 1960s-1980s was majority owned by European Ferries (Townsend Thoresen) for a period of time in the 1970s. <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Invicta-Internation...

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by diesel1
Fri May 24, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2013: Monaco GP
Replies: 51
Views: 4054

RE: F1 2013: Monaco GP

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JLB67" class="quote" target="_blank">JLB67</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>It's a shame Sky have the rights to the live rac...

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by diesel1
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay Men/women Doing Non-stereotypical Jobs.
Replies: 70
Views: 7345

RE: Gay Men/women Doing Non-stereotypical Jobs.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JoeCanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">JoeCanuck</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>Perceptions are changing</i></font></t...

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by diesel1
Wed Feb 01, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Given Permission To Re-launch Iraq Flights.
Replies: 7
Views: 9656

RE: BA Given Permission To Re-launch Iraq Flights.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sketty222" class="quote" target="_blank">Sketty222</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>A quick google search of said sentences ...

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by diesel1
Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Welsh Team Manager Gary Speed Has Died
Replies: 7
Views: 1800

Welsh Team Manager Gary Speed Has Died

Tragic football news today, that Gary Speed, the Welsh national football team manager has been found dead at his home this morning. <img src="http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/56965000/jpg/_56965508_013328303-1.jpg" width="464" height="261" border="0"/> Reports indicate he took his own life <a h...

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by diesel1
Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volvo C30 Anyone?
Replies: 45
Views: 4114

RE: Volvo C30 Anyone?

I have a C30... one that looks just like this.... <img src="http://www.carpages.co.uk/volvo/volvo-images/volvo-c30-28-08-08.jpg" width="400" height="300" border="0"/> Well put together, well equipped and drives well. I've used it to drive into France and found it comfortable as a tourer too Boot spa...

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by diesel1
Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It? (Rock And Roll Edition)
Replies: 36
Views: 22084

RE: Would You Hit It? (Rock And Roll Edition)

Pink anyone ?

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by diesel1
Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ireland And Germany Off The Beaten Path
Replies: 41
Views: 3496

RE: Ireland And Germany Off The Beaten Path

Head south out of Dublin to the Wicklow Mountains National Park.

Sometimes wild and bleak, often beautiful, I visited midsummer and drove for miles on a Sunday morning without seeing another car.

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by diesel1
Fri May 13, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It - May 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 10727

RE: Would You Hit It - May 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hotplane" class="quote" target="_blank">hotplane</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Cheryl anyone?</i></font></td></tr></tab...

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by diesel1
Tue May 03, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking For An Old U2 Record.
Replies: 5
Views: 1563

RE: Looking For An Old U2 Record.

So you still haven't found what you're looking for.............

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by diesel1
Tue May 03, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It - May 2011
Replies: 28
Views: 10727

RE: Would You Hit It - May 2011

Pippa Middleton anyone?

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by diesel1
Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Serbian Film
Replies: 13
Views: 2146

RE: A Serbian Film

Just a couple of observations... I'm presuming you had some idea about what the film was about before you saw it, so I wonder what your motivation to view was? Whilst I understand your reaction,s it also seems to meet your criteria about a 'good film' <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" cla...

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by diesel1
Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It - November 2010 Edition
Replies: 95
Views: 32242

RE: Would You Hit It - November 2010 Edition

Just couldn't think who to post this month - then I watched X Factor tonight and thought... of course...

Once again... in praise of the older woman.

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by diesel1
Sat Jul 10, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Flown With A Famous Pilot?
Replies: 15
Views: 17809

RE: Ever Flown With A Famous Pilot?

Yvonne Sintes who was Britain's first woman jet aircraft captain flew me from PMI to LGW on a Dan Air BAC1-11 many years ago.

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by diesel1
Sun Jul 04, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: July's Would You Hit It.
Replies: 114
Views: 34596

RE: July's Would You Hit It.

Karen Gillan <a href="http://blogs.sundaymercury.net/anorak-city/karengillan.png" target="_blank"><img src="http://blogs.sundaymercury.net/anorak-city/karengillan.png" width="650" height="436" alt="http://blogs.sundaymercury.net/anorak-city/karengillan.png" border="0"/></a> And we know what really g...

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by diesel1
Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April's Would You Hit It: Beautiful Faces Edition
Replies: 101
Views: 33455

RE: April's Would You Hit It: Beautiful Faces Edition

Fly2HMO, good twist to the topic this month. Beauty of course is in the eye of the beholder... <img border=0 src="http://www.modelsblog.info/content/2008/08/agyness_deyn_coke.jpg" width="440" height="451" border="0"/><img border=0 src="http://www.modelsblog.info/content/2010/03/kate-moss2.jpg" width...

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by diesel1
Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 1time And Other Horrible Names For An Airline
Replies: 125
Views: 16264

RE: 1time And Other Horrible Names For An Airline

Short lived Portuguese charter carrier from the early 1990's, Air Sul, could be mis-pronounced as 'ass hole'.... <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Air-Sul/Boeing-737-291-Adv/1012809/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Air-Sul/B...

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by diesel1
Sat Jan 23, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net's Bcal Has Died
Replies: 37
Views: 5320

RE: A.net's Bcal Has Died

James

Thank you for passing on the sad news about BCAL

Regardless of what his opinion was, and whether you agreed or disagreed with it, his posts were always well thought out and intelligently written on whatever subject he was discussing.

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by diesel1
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A380 Instead Of B747 As Airliners.net Image?
Replies: 63
Views: 2103

RE: A380 Instead Of B747 As Airliners.net Image?

Waste of time discussion, answered correctly by 2H4 in Reply 3. He got it wrong though with his thoughts on the PZL M-15 though, I'd go for this.. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Unknown/Transavia-PL-12-Airtruck/1485054/L/" target="_blank">V...

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by diesel1
Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rude Post Office UK
Replies: 24
Views: 2839

RE: Rude Post Office UK

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by diesel1
Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January's Would You Hit It?
Replies: 115
Views: 25586

RE: January's Would You Hit It?

Loving the music...

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by diesel1
Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: June Self Pic Thread
Replies: 162
Views: 28045

RE: June Self Pic Thread

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by diesel1
Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Cheese?
Replies: 41
Views: 10302

RE: What Is Your Favourite Cheese?

My favourite... Trethowan Gorwydd Caerphilly. Not considered by some as a traditional Cerphilly, but a fabulous cheese none the less. <img src="http://tbn1.google.com/images?q=tbn:fZWpxEsGraUz8M:http://www.norbitoncheese.co.uk/Images/stock/Gorwydd%2520Caerphilly.jpg" width="111" height="83" border=0...

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by diesel1
Mon May 04, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Am I Still Single?
Replies: 100
Views: 7439

RE: Why Am I Still Single?

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by diesel1
Sun May 03, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your First 5 Cars...see Who Had The Worst
Replies: 108
Views: 33657

RE: Your First 5 Cars...see Who Had The Worst

First car was one of these... not fast, but good road holding and handling that made it more than a match for bigger, more powerful cars along winding country roads. <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/AustinMorris_1300_Mk_2_2_door_profile.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://...

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by diesel1
Sun May 03, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It - May 2009?
Replies: 89
Views: 33787

RE: Would You Hit It - May 2009?

Liking Kate Winslet... <a href="http://www.comicbookmovie.com/images/users/uploads/9357/kate_winslet_gallery_1.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.comicbookmovie.com/images/users/uploads/9357/kate_winslet_gallery_1.jpg" width=650 height=555 alt="http://www.comicbookmovie.com/images/users/uploads...

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by diesel1
Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It? April 2009
Replies: 69
Views: 33615

RE: Would You Hit It? April 2009

In celebration of the older woman... <a href="http://www.wallpaperbase.com/wallpapers/celebs/patriciaheaton/patricia_heaton_1.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.wallpaperbase.com/wallpapers/celebs/patriciaheaton/patricia_heaton_1.jpg" width=650 height=488 alt="http://www.wallpaperbase.com/wallp...

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by diesel1
Fri Mar 13, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting At EDI - 55 Minutes?
Replies: 4
Views: 5029

RE: Connecting At EDI - 55 Minutes?

Even if your <acronym title="London - Stansted (STN / EGSS), United Kingdom">STN</acronym> flight arrives at the most distant gate from where your <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> flight departs from, you can walk it in no more than 10 m...

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by diesel1
Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines And The Beer Brand They Serve
Replies: 74
Views: 18833

RE: Airlines And The Beer Brand They Serve

What about Saudia ?















 mischievous 

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by diesel1
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite/Least Favorite Tri-jet
Replies: 47
Views: 6407

RE: Favorite/Least Favorite Tri-jet

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