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by aswissinmad
Fri May 24, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has A Tornado Ever Directly Hit A US Airport?
Replies: 37
Views: 12553

RE: Has A Tornado Ever Directly Hit A US Airport?

When I was working for TWA in the early 90's I remember our company newsletter mentioning a tornado hitting the Trans World Express hangar at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> and damaging the facility and possibly an aircraft or two. Could ...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U2's Experience With Assigned Seats
Replies: 9
Views: 7315

RE: U2's Experience With Assigned Seats

As a Cabin Crew for easyJet, I can share my experience so far with allocated seating. It is now much faster to board when we use an airbridge. Before, people would just clog the front of the a/c trying to sit in the front rows and hold everyone up behind them. Now they just go to their assigned seat...

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by aswissinmad
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Allocated Seating Announcement
Replies: 35
Views: 6975

RE: Easyjet Allocated Seating Announcement

It's official .... from an email all employees received this morning : <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Phased roll out Allocated seating will continue on the trial routes with the majority...

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by aswissinmad
Wed May 16, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS Boarding Bridges
Replies: 27
Views: 10334

RE: AMS Boarding Bridges

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/solnabo" class="quote" target="_blank">solnabo</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Talking of boarding bridges, why is it alway...

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by aswissinmad
Wed May 16, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's Older FAs To Continue Flying
Replies: 45
Views: 13584

RE: SQ's Older FAs To Continue Flying

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PRAirbus" class="quote" target="_blank">PRAirbus</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>There should be a mandatory retirement a...

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by aswissinmad
Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Convicted Of Discrimination Today
Replies: 18
Views: 4447

RE: Easyjet Convicted Of Discrimination Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pihero" class="quote" target="_blank">Pihero</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>It is up to the carrier to provide the assis...

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by aswissinmad
Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meals On Late Night Intercontinental Flights
Replies: 40
Views: 24557

RE: Meals On Late Night Intercontinental Flights

When I flew as a longhaul F/A on a full service airline a few years ago we always had complaints about the serving times on night flights. South American customers in particular demanded a full service after take off, but then Asians and Europeans just wanted to sleep and as we always had a good cul...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F Class Food, Is There Alot Of Wastage?
Replies: 107
Views: 20319

RE: F Class Food, Is There Alot Of Wastage?

When I was working for <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>/LX we had crew meals but they were pretty bad, so we'd rather have leftover pax food (even from Y-cl). However it was hard to get the F-cl leftovers as it was really up to the Senior Fraulein there and that galley/cabin was off-limit to t...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Aug 28, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Issues With BA Mixed Fleet Crews (NBO-LHR & Other)
Replies: 21
Views: 13202

RE: Issues With BA Mixed Fleet Crews (NBO-LHR & Other)

I simply do not believe a word of it ..... I know a dozen <acronym title="Xiamen Airlines (China)">MF</acronym> Crew that left my airline (EZY) to join <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, and they are between 32 and 45 years old. The <acronym title="Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta (Embakasi) (NBO...

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by aswissinmad
Mon Jun 27, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lake Geneva On The MD80? HEL-CPH-GVA-CPH-HEL
Replies: 29
Views: 12941

RE: Lake Geneva On The MD80? HEL-CPH-GVA-CPH-HEL

Thanks for your trip report! I am a Purser (Cabin Manager as they call us now) for easyJet, based in Madrid and I used to work for easySwiss, and I am glad your experience was positive. I have operated to <acronym title="Copenhagen - Kastrup (CPH / EKCH), Denmark">CPH</acronym> (from <acronym title=...

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by aswissinmad
Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qatar Airways - The World's Three Star Airline
Replies: 34
Views: 21624

RE: Qatar Airways - The World's Three Star Airline

It could have been an interesting TR, but your frequent stereotyping (race, sexual orientation) give it much discredit.

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by aswissinmad
Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ZRH-AMS-PEK-FNJ On KL And JS, Incl. Tupolev 154B
Replies: 39
Views: 27457

RE: ZRH-AMS-PEK-FNJ On KL And JS, Incl. Tupolev 154B

Thanks for a great TR!
I've always wanted to travel to North Korea ... one question : didn´t you have problems taking photos at the airport in FNJ ? I thought security would be very tight.

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by aswissinmad
Sat May 31, 2008 10:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: FRA-EDI-ATL On LH/DL: Stranded 2 Days!
Replies: 13
Views: 8850

RE: FRA-EDI-ATL On LH/DL: Stranded 2 Days!

I do not think it was Delta's fault. However, I believe <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> had some sort of responsability, as they through-checked your bag, and they should normally have informed the next airline of you being checked-through. This is usually done by sending a telex t...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS: Not Honoring Star Alliance Gold Privileges
Replies: 56
Views: 10511

RE: SWISS: Not Honoring Star Alliance Gold Privileges

Actually your guest was not eligible to enter the lounge <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> uses at <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> as it is not a Star Alliance lounge, but a contracted ...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please Enforce Carry-on Size Rules
Replies: 117
Views: 8403

RE: Please Enforce Carry-on Size Rules

I totally agree.... today we just had a 15 minutes delay because our ground staff in Toulouse just didn't feel like enforcing our carry-on policy and passengers were let o/b with up to 4 bags...boarding was just so slow it was really irritating... I guess my airline now charging for every piece of c...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Girjet Crew Put In Prison In Chad!
Replies: 68
Views: 12540

RE: Girjet Crew Put In Prison In Chad!

As a F/A myself, and having worked many years for a charter airline, I really feel for these crew members. Africa really is a tricky place and I personally never liked flying there. I once was based in ABJ for 2 months (my airline wet-leased a 733 to Air Afrique for a while) and even though it was c...

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by aswissinmad
Sat Sep 08, 2007 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaving For Rhodos , They Land In Rodez (France)
Replies: 21
Views: 6400

RE: Leaving For Rhodos , They Land In Rodez (France)

When I was working the Swissair transit desk in Geneva, I had to deal every week with countless of seamen coming from all over the world (<acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (Col Jesus A Villamor AB) (MNL / RPLL), Philippines">MNL</acronym> and <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yes...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui Crews Suspended For Drug Dealing
Replies: 51
Views: 11538

RE: Air Tahiti Nui Crews Suspended For Drug Dealing

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by aswissinmad
Sun Jul 08, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui Crews Suspended For Drug Dealing
Replies: 51
Views: 11538

Air Tahiti Nui Crews Suspended For Drug Dealing

According to RFO Television, 20 percent of Air Tahiti Nui's Crews have been suspended and charged for drug traficking.. <a href="http://www.rfo.fr/dep.php?dep=070707092157.9roa8dgz" target=_blank>http://www.rfo.fr/dep.php?dep=070707092157.9roa8dgz</a> (sorry could only find it in French) Apparently ...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Jun 26, 2007 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Life At The Ticket Counter In 1989
Replies: 14
Views: 4224

RE: Life At The Ticket Counter In 1989

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by aswissinmad
Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Life At The Ticket Counter In 1989
Replies: 14
Views: 4224

RE: Life At The Ticket Counter In 1989

Thanks for the post .... I started myself working as a ticketing agent for TWA in 1989 ...... what a difference from today's Windows' based applications ... I mean, I was basically working on a black screen with green letters, and the keyboard would make a big "tchong" noise everytime you hit a key ...

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by aswissinmad
Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Ground Staff Strike At MAD & BCN
Replies: 12
Views: 4907

RE: BA Ground Staff Strike At MAD & BCN

Was working in <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> this morning. At 4.30AM i saw the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> workers get ready in the employee parking lot with signs and white t-shirts wit...

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by aswissinmad
Sat May 12, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Comet Quits JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 3270

RE: Air Comet Quits JFK

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by aswissinmad
Fri May 11, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Comet Quits JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 3270

RE: Air Comet Quits JFK

JFK won't miss much..... Air Comet is probably THE worst Spanish airline since Air Madrid folded .... Most of their flights run 2 to 8 hours late and their 313's and 742's (not sure they're still flying though) are in a rather sad state. Anyway, they traditionally target the lower end of the passeng...

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by aswissinmad
Sat Apr 14, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU Fire Service Strike - 13/04
Replies: 33
Views: 3008

RE: BRU Fire Service Strike - 13/04

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by aswissinmad
Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are My Rights?delayed Flights With Aeropostal
Replies: 16
Views: 2794

RE: What Are My Rights?delayed Flights With Aeropostal

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by aswissinmad
Thu Apr 05, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are My Rights?delayed Flights With Aeropostal
Replies: 16
Views: 2794

RE: What Are My Rights?delayed Flights With Aeropostal

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by aswissinmad
Thu Apr 05, 2007 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are My Rights?delayed Flights With Aeropostal
Replies: 16
Views: 2794

RE: What Are My Rights?delayed Flights With Aeropostal

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by aswissinmad
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Announces OSL-LCY
Replies: 6
Views: 2297

RE: SAS Announces OSL-LCY

I wonder how many more flights can <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> take? When I was a F/A with <acronym title="OLD: Crossair (Switzerland), NEW: Swiss International Airlines (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> (original and new), it always amazed me how full it was....

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by aswissinmad
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Married Segment" (what's The Deal?)
Replies: 17
Views: 20842

RE: "Married Segment" (what's The Deal?)

At my airline, the term "married segment" is somewhat different, and does not only refer to availability from point A to point C via B, but rather with the ability to amend one of 2 segs alone. When you book an itinerary on a restricted fare (lowest <acronym title="Dallas - Executive (Redbird) (RBD)...

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by aswissinmad
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Stand By.... Any Airlines Offer Today?
Replies: 7
Views: 3399

RE: Pan Am Stand By.... Any Airlines Offer Today?

I remember in the 80's when <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> offered a 30-day standby pass, sold exclusively out of the US. It was worth CHF299 if I recall well, and gave you unlimited standby domestic travel for a whole month. I did this in May-June 1989 and took about 50 flights...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Crew Smoking On A/C
Replies: 50
Views: 16310

RE: Cabin Crew Smoking On A/C

When I was a Senior Cabin Crew with easyJet a few years ago, we had a captain (which I couldnt stand) that would always smoke in the cockpit during the entire flight, and invite pretty F/A's to do the same on the jumpseat.... I hated it (a 737-300 is not a big plane and is badly ventilated, you coul...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airways Magazine
Replies: 27
Views: 3319

RE: Airways Magazine

I used to be an avid reader of Airways from almost the beginning, but I have not renewed my subscription, as I find another magazine, Airliner World, much more interesting, complete, and significantly bigger too. And the last Airways all-cargo issue really put me off ... and as some have said, enoug...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calling All Ticketing Gurus And ZED Experts...
Replies: 21
Views: 4955

RE: Calling All Ticketing Gurus And ZED Experts...

I travel with ZED tickets all the time, and I issue them as well... Zed fares are flat charges based on mileage and agreements (<acronym title="Affretair (Zimbabwe) and Hazelton Airlines (Australia)">ZL</acronym>, M or H) .... in theory the flight coupon may be used on ANY flight within the same mil...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: TWA At JFK, 15 Years And An Era Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 3999

RE: Video: TWA At JFK, 15 Years And An Era Ago

Thank you so much ! It brought so many memories... TWA was the first airline I worked for, back from 1990 to 1993, before they closed my <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> station. For many years I had hopes they would make a come back to Switz...

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by aswissinmad
Mon Dec 18, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Going To Replace Air Madrid?
Replies: 4
Views: 4989

RE: Who Is Going To Replace Air Madrid?

There a few new operators that wouldn't mind new opportunities - Bravo Air , originally destined to fly between <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> and Africa with 767's. It's 1st 767-200ER has been sitting here on the tarmac for quite a few months now. South America ...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Boarding Group Allocation Becoming Foolish
Replies: 30
Views: 5814

RE: EasyJet Boarding Group Allocation Becoming Foolish

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by aswissinmad
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Excuse Me, I Just Have A 'Quick' Question"
Replies: 11
Views: 5512

"Excuse Me, I Just Have A 'Quick' Question"

It happens to me all the time (I'm a ticket agent). I used to be more patient, but after seeing so many passengers abusing us with the "quick question" trick i now tell them politely but firmly to go to the back of the queue. Normally they don't show a happy face but since the "quick question" is us...

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by aswissinmad
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Madrid B737-400
Replies: 6
Views: 3343

RE: Air Madrid B737-400

I've checked on Amadeus and the flts are operated with a mix of 734's and CRJ's 1 NM8513 24 0900 1010 0 31OCT06 07NOV06 1:10 2 NM3511 1 1010 1120 0 30OCT06 27NOV06 1:10 3 NM3561 6 1030 1140 0 28OCT06 28OCT06 1:10 4 NM8511 1234 2250 2359 0 30OCT06 07NOV06 1:09 I work at <acronym title="Madrid - Baraj...

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by aswissinmad
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Twin Aisle Airbus A320
Replies: 48
Views: 13267

RE: Twin Aisle Airbus A320

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by aswissinmad
Thu Mar 23, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBaboo Drops GVA-ZRH Flights...
Replies: 32
Views: 3745

RE: FlyBaboo Drops GVA-ZRH Flights...

Hi RJ100! <acronym title="Milan - Linate (LIN / LIML), Italy">LIN</acronym> would be cool but I think that slots are not delivered to Int'l regional airlines -- do you remember a few years ago when the Italian gov't forced most airlines out of <acronym title="Milan - Linate (LIN / LIML), Italy">LIN<...

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by aswissinmad
Thu Mar 23, 2006 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBaboo Drops GVA-ZRH Flights...
Replies: 32
Views: 3745

RE: FlyBaboo Drops GVA-ZRH Flights...

There are still a few business routes that would be interesting for such a regional airline, like between <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> and Northern Italy's biggest business centers <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP...

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by aswissinmad
Fri Mar 10, 2006 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas On Strike (again)
Replies: 0
Views: 2951

Aerolineas Argentinas On Strike (again)

AR is officially on strike since about 30 minutes. Just been informed by my <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym> neighbours here at <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>. Nevertheless tonight's flight to <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro...

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by aswissinmad
Tue Feb 28, 2006 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB To Cancel More BCN Flights
Replies: 46
Views: 7050

RE: IB To Cancel More BCN Flights

Any chance that <acronym title="Air Nostrum (Spain)">YW</acronym> will replace <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> services that might disappear? At least they would keep a market presence this way, and Catalans would be able to enjoy more of <acronym title="Air Nostrum (Spain)">YW</acronym...

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by aswissinmad
Mon Feb 06, 2006 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madrid T4 And T4S - First Day!
Replies: 51
Views: 7287

Madrid T4 And T4S - First Day!

Hi all, Madrid's Barajas' new Terminals, <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> and T4S opened this morning. The first flight out was an <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> 320 "Santiago de Compostela" bound for <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">B...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Photo/Video Report: MAD-LHR-ORD On Iberia/American
Replies: 8
Views: 26530

RE: Photo/Video Report: MAD-LHR-ORD On Iberia/American

Great Report! I'm glad you enjoyed Madrid. Just 2 little corrections : Southern Winds hasn't flown to Madrid since almost a year now (I don't think they exist anymore) and Air Europa does not fly to Florida. They used to fly to <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Vi...

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by aswissinmad
Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Any Airline Served Burgers And Fries To Pax?
Replies: 78
Views: 11012

Has Any Airline Served Burgers And Fries To Pax?

Crossair had one of its MD80's painted in a McDonald livery and served McRubbish on selected charters from Switzerland.

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by aswissinmad
Thu Dec 15, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DN Charging Extra For Wheelchair Pax!
Replies: 17
Views: 3400

RE: DN Charging Extra For Wheelchair Pax!

There are 3 types of wheelchair users, here are the codes airlines use to identify them: WCHC - can't walk - completely disabled WCHS - can't climb stairs, but can walk WCHR - mostly people who can't walk far. But 3/4 of the time WCHR's are just plain lazy people who want someone else to carry their...

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by aswissinmad
Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX To JFK Goes Double Daily
Replies: 48
Views: 7264

RE: LX To JFK Goes Double Daily

Could they also possibly suspend <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-<acronym title="Johannesburg - International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym>? Since <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym> also operates the route and is als...

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by aswissinmad
Sun Dec 11, 2005 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AmEagle's LAX Flights To Charge For Soft Drinks?
Replies: 45
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RE: AmEagle's LAX Flights To Charge For Soft Drinks?

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