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by 767er
Sat Sep 24, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #102
Replies: 294
Views: 26671

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #102

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gasman" class="quote" target="_blank">gasman</a> (<a href="#85" class="quote">Reply 85</a>):<br/><i>Check this out. This is what Y class travel ...

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by 767er
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Nice Way To London: NCE-LCY BA Cityflyer (J)
Replies: 42
Views: 16758

RE: A Nice Way To London: NCE-LCY BA Cityflyer (J)

Another one of your gems James. Photos were of the usual excellant standard.

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by 767er
Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of United Airlines In Australia
Replies: 20
Views: 8572

RE: History Of United Airlines In Australia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airzim" class="quote" target="_blank">airzim</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Another unique feature of the <acronym title...

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by 767er
Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of United Airlines In Australia
Replies: 20
Views: 8572

RE: History Of United Airlines In Australia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/QF108" class="quote" target="_blank">QF108</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>how did Sydney handle all the extra airlines t...

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by 767er
Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of United Airlines In Australia
Replies: 20
Views: 8572

RE: History Of United Airlines In Australia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EWRCabincrew" class="quote" target="_blank">EWRCabincrew</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I worked those trips for 3 and a h...

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by 767er
Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of United Airlines In Australia
Replies: 20
Views: 8572

RE: History Of United Airlines In Australia

They also flew DC10s during the Gulf war. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> commnenced operation in 1979 and ceased around1991. The majority of flights were DC10,latterly by 742. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> did not enjoy a good reputation in Austra...

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by 767er
Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101
Replies: 209
Views: 14298

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/koruman" class="quote" target="_blank">koruman</a> (<a href="#159" class="quote">Reply 159</a>):<br/><i>It is unbelievably annoying to buy a Pre...

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by 767er
Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101
Replies: 209
Views: 14298

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/darenw" class="quote" target="_blank">darenw</a> (<a href="#153" class="quote">Reply 153</a>):<br/><i> will be flying <acronym title="Air New Ze...

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by 767er
Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101
Replies: 209
Views: 14298

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/joelyboy911" class="quote" target="_blank">joelyboy911</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> I, for one, am tiring of this thr...

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by 767er
Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cathay "Reunion": BNE-CNS-HKG In J
Replies: 32
Views: 15202

RE: Cathay "Reunion": BNE-CNS-HKG In J

Palmjet,

Another one of your gems. Loved reading it and the photos were just superb. Planing to do a TR on the HGK - HEL sector?

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by 767er
Sun May 29, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A U-Boat In City Park! HAM-PER Part 3
Replies: 27
Views: 9358

RE: A U-Boat In City Park! HAM-PER Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/akhmad" class="quote" target="_blank">akhmad</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>The photos of your mother, especially the on...

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by 767er
Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jet Airways 9W 118: 10/2010: BOM-LHR: << First >>
Replies: 50
Views: 34950

RE: Jet Airways 9W 118: 10/2010: BOM-LHR: << First >>

Another masterpiece.

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by 767er
Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ: LAX-LHR (C) - Business Premier For £15.20!
Replies: 27
Views: 26526

RE: NZ: LAX-LHR (C) - Business Premier For £15.20!

Wonderful report. Have flown NZ many times in BP and it is fantastic. Am flying the 773 in July to LAX.

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by 767er
Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airports With Terminal Far Apart - Why?
Replies: 43
Views: 10369

RE: Airports With Terminal Far Apart - Why?

When <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> International Terminal was built in the early 1970s there was simply no room for it to expand in the Domestic area. <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Ma...

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by 767er
Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Almost AF ATR72: Skyteam Skip LHR-TLS (w/pics)
Replies: 31
Views: 15270

RE: Almost AF ATR72: Skyteam Skip LHR-TLS (w/pics)

Hi James,

Yet another outstanding TR.

Love those Autumn colours.

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by 767er
Fri Sep 03, 2010 5:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 50 Days In Asia W/ A 5-Star Airline: Part 1 (pics)
Replies: 22
Views: 28881

RE: 50 Days In Asia W/ A 5-Star Airline: Part 1 (pics)

Brillant...loved both the commentary and the photos.

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by 767er
Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR - SYD In J Advice Pls.
Replies: 6
Views: 4077

RE: LHR - SYD In J Advice Pls.

Personally, I would go for the late arrival into SYD. 6 -9am at SYD is just horrendous. You'll miss the peak hour traffic and be at your hotel quick smart - also, many hotel won't let you check in until after 1pm. Flying all day you shoudl be at your hotel by 9.30pm, perhaps have a few drinks then g...

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by 767er
Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Messed Up, Can I Get My Expenses Refunded?
Replies: 10
Views: 5527

RE: Airline Messed Up, Can I Get My Expenses Refun

Mate,

Don't even bother. You have buckleys chance. You will just have to wear the loss.

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by 767er
Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air NZ And UA: WLG-AKL-LAX-ORD-DTW Part 1
Replies: 8
Views: 13543

RE: Air NZ And UA: WLG-AKL-LAX-ORD-DTW Part 1

Great Report.

I have done that AKL LAX flight many times, usually on NZ6 and will be doing so next month, I love those desserts - yum!

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by 767er
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF Seat Reservations
Replies: 9
Views: 3031

RE: QF Seat Reservations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bps3458" class="quote" target="_blank">bps3458</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Can't believe that all of these seats have a...

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by 767er
Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF Seat Reservations
Replies: 9
Views: 3031

RE: QF Seat Reservations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bps3458" class="quote" target="_blank">bps3458</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>so I am trying to get us seated in th...

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by 767er
Sun Jul 04, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Joyrides Down Under Part 7: The DUD Diversion
Replies: 23
Views: 17508

RE: Joyrides Down Under Part 7: The DUD Diversion

Nicholas,

The photos were just stunning, as was the commentary.

Another great effort.

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by 767er
Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LGW-MAD-EZE On Air Europa & Aerolineas Argentinas
Replies: 13
Views: 16765

RE: LGW-MAD-EZE On Air Europa & Aerolineas Argentinas

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/comeflywithme" class="quote" target="_blank">comeflywithme</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>AR is probably the only airlin...

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by 767er
Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Is Better? Virgin Or AirNewZealand To LHR
Replies: 7
Views: 13518

RE: Which Is Better? Virgin Or AirNewZealand To LH

NZ PE is excellant value for money IMHO. I have flown PE a number of times and it more like C - rather that Y +.

Gate to gate IFE, similar food to J, great crews.

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by 767er
Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: S'pore Gerr, You A Gate Way To Fry... To Adelaide
Replies: 63
Views: 27155

RE: S'pore Gerr, You A Gate Way To Fry... To Adelaide

Ryanair, Another stupendous effort. You didn't happen to be in <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> this weekend for Mardi Gras? Only reason I ask is that I was strolling down Oxford Street yesterday morning and I sa...

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by 767er
Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Joyrides Down Under Part 3: East Coast Adventure
Replies: 36
Views: 18909

RE: Joyrides Down Under Part 3: East Coast Adventure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ107" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ107</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Oh btw I'm also starting to plan another trip ...

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by 767er
Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Joyrides Down Under Part 3: East Coast Adventure
Replies: 36
Views: 18909

RE: Joyrides Down Under Part 3: East Coast Adventure

Just superb. Really am enjoying your series of TRs.

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by 767er
Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Condor 767 C-Class And F9 FRA-LAS-DEN!Many Pics!
Replies: 27
Views: 26675

RE: Condor 767 C-Class And F9 FRA-LAS-DEN!Many Pics!

Fantastic photos and loved the Trip Report

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by 767er
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NZ Fare Sale - Premium Pacific Economy
Replies: 7
Views: 4639

RE: NZ Fare Sale - Premium Pacific Economy

You won't get Lounge access on Air NZ flying PE. Not sure about VA but unlikely.

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by 767er
Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SYD - CHC On EK With An Upgrade (Pics)
Replies: 17
Views: 17201

RE: SYD - CHC On EK With An Upgrade (Pics)

Great report and loved the photos <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>...

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by 767er
Fri Nov 13, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where To Sit On A Plane, Left Or Right
Replies: 6
Views: 38940

RE: Where To Sit On A Plane, Left Or Right

I do the same....when flying SYD AKL on a morning flight i always sit on the left hand side

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by 767er
Sat Nov 07, 2009 2:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Destination Paradise! Part 2; Cathay + Thai To HKT
Replies: 18
Views: 24558

RE: Destination Paradise! Part 2; Cathay + Thai To HKT

My goodness, what a fantastic series of <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> Jordan. Well done! Great writing style. <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> usued to have the same galley lay out on their 747SPs as TGs 744s. I have never seen that config on any 744 exce...

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by 767er
Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA Economy Plus CMH-SYD (First Trip Report)
Replies: 53
Views: 18229

RE: UA Economy Plus CMH-SYD (First Trip Report)

Hi Michael, What a thoroughly enjoyable trip report – loved the photos of my hometown. I fly to either <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> or <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> a few times a year and have spent many a few hours in the Air New Zealand Lounge at <acronym title="Sydney -...

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by 767er
Sun Oct 11, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-SFO-LAX: AA Vs. VX
Replies: 14
Views: 12087

RE: LAX-SFO-LAX: AA Vs. VX

If you think <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> is a dump try <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - it makes <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> look...

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by 767er
Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Continental/Air Pacific To Fiji Business Class
Replies: 26
Views: 33283

RE: Continental/Air Pacific To Fiji Business Class

I thorougly enjoyed that <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> and the photos were excellant. Well done What a 'modest' wine selction. I see Air Pacific 744 fly into <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</a...

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by 767er
Wed May 27, 2009 12:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air New Zealand Pre-Seating
Replies: 1
Views: 6141

RE: Air New Zealand Pre-Seating

Yes, you can pre book seats but always comes with the proviso ‘seats are not guaranteed’. However, I have never had a seat change in over 200 + flights.

Ring the NZ Contact Centre and request the seats through them.

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by 767er
Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Belated Picture TR - AKL-MEL On QF In C
Replies: 4
Views: 9504

RE: Belated Picture TR - AKL-MEL On QF In C

What was the meal......eggs and ?????? The food on QF across the Tassie in J leaves a lot to be desired

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by 767er
Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Maple Leaf Lounge At LAX
Replies: 3
Views: 6685

Maple Leaf Lounge At LAX

I usually go to the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> Lounge at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> which is very nice. Often wondered what the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> Lounge is like. Is it good for taking aircraft ph...

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by 767er
Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air New Zealand: NZ105 AKL-SYD Economy
Replies: 22
Views: 33997

RE: Air New Zealand: NZ105 AKL-SYD Economy

<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 767er
Sat Feb 07, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air New Zealand: NZ105 AKL-SYD Economy
Replies: 22
Views: 33997

RE: Air New Zealand: NZ105 AKL-SYD Economy

I flew <acronym title="Newcastle - Woolsington (NCL / EGNT), United Kingdom">NCL</acronym> <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> last m...

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by 767er
Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: FJ Australia/LAX Return
Replies: 23
Views: 13389

RE: FJ Australia/LAX Return

<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 767er
Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Late Night QR Adventure: KUL-DOH-FRA (Part I)
Replies: 27
Views: 33535

RE: A Late Night QR Adventure: KUL-DOH-FRA (Part I)

Fantastic report with great photos. A thoroughly enjoyable read. What a terrrible departure time though.

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by 767er
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest Arrival Times At Tbit - LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 10361

RE: Busiest Arrival Times At Tbit - LAX

I might end up going for the 10am arrival as i have to get bus/train to the Inland Empire. It can't be as bad as summer two years ago when i arrived on <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> at <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2</acronym> and there was the infamous compu...

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by 767er
Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest Arrival Times At Tbit - LAX
Replies: 6
Views: 10361

Busiest Arrival Times At Tbit - LAX

What is the busiest time for arrivals at TBIT? I will be flying <acronym title="Seoul - Incheon International (ICN / RKSI), South Korea">ICN</acronym> – <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> in June and have the option of a 10am or 1pm arrival. Wha...

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by 767er
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Gulf Air (And Proxy) London Roundtrip In F & J
Replies: 50
Views: 36963

RE: Gulf Air (And Proxy) London Roundtrip In F & J

A fantastic Trip Report - loved the photos.

I have read the Alexander Frater book as well - what an engaging well written book.

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by 767er
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biggest Rivalry Between 2 Airlines
Replies: 96
Views: 16082

RE: Biggest Rivalry Between 2 Airlines

Air New Zealand verses Qantas but not as much as BA verses VS

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by 767er
Sat May 10, 2008 3:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BCN/LHR-LAX-SYD BA & QF First The Return Many Pics
Replies: 19
Views: 17838

RE: BCN/LHR-LAX-SYD BA & QF First The Return Many Pics

Fantastic report and photos. You have excelled yourself once again.

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by 767er
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Is Your Common A/c?
Replies: 52
Views: 4751

RE: Which Is Your Common A/c?

Mostly Air New Zealands' 747 & 767s

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by 767er
Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China Airlines -Brisbane To Taipei (return W Pics)
Replies: 28
Views: 33320

RE: China Airlines -Brisbane To Taipei (return W Pics)

Excellant report - very entertaining and loved the stories about Mrs 'Bogan'...it's not an expression you hear in Sydney.

I do hate the way some Asian airlines insist on the shades been closed on the daylight flights ex Australia as the scenry is just fantastic!.

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by 767er
Sun Feb 03, 2008 2:26 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Displaying Aircraft Models
Replies: 4
Views: 9258

Displaying Aircraft Models

HI I have about 12 x 200 sized models. Most are on the top of my fridge and above my kitchen cupbaords which is not ideal. My apartment is pretty small and I would like to look at ways at alternative ways of displaying them. Anyone got any ideas? My landlady forbids me to put anything permanent on t...

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