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by FRA-Runway
Wed May 25, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best And Worst Airports
Replies: 98
Views: 21105

RE: Best And Worst 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/HELyes" class="quote" target="_blank">HELyes</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>A misleading tittle, should beThe best and wor...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Dec 28, 2015 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6 BA A380 Delays In 7 Days
Replies: 43
Views: 18613

RE: 6 BA A380 Delays In 7 Days

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheFlyingDisk" class="quote" target="_blank">TheFlyingDisk</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Not surprised - A380s are hangar...

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by FRA-Runway
Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Strike On Long-Haul March 19
Replies: 110
Views: 10294

LH Strike On Long-Haul March 19

Now its announced that its not only on March 18 the short haul is on strike, but on March 19 the long haul flights will be affected: <a href="http://www.dw.de/lufthansa-pilots-extend-strike-to-long-haul-flights/a-18321915" target="_blank">http://www.dw.de/lufthansa-pilots-ex...ke-to-long-haul-flight...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Aug 24, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI Releases 777 Seatmap + Sky Lounge Info
Replies: 24
Views: 10430

RE: CI Releases 777 Seatmap + Sky Lounge Info

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/trex8" class="quote" target="_blank">trex8</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Aren't 10 across 744 seats pretty much same wi...

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by FRA-Runway
Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757 Forward Fuselage On A 737
Replies: 45
Views: 15822

RE: 757 Forward Fuselage On A 737

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hufftheweevil" class="quote" target="_blank">hufftheweevil</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>But who actually utilizes cont...

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by FRA-Runway
Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran's Cabins: Trashed
Replies: 51
Views: 22483

RE: AirTran's Cabins: Trashed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>While I've always noticed that cloth s...

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by FRA-Runway
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alafco Firms Order For Additional 35 A320neo
Replies: 16
Views: 4845

RE: Alafco Firms Order For Additional 35 A320neo

Just two quick comments to your remarks: As far as I know, Qantas operates 738 and no A320. Of course your comment is correct if you also take info account the A380s etc, but does that make any sense? I think its more fair to say, that they have no problem to convince existing 737NG customers to ord...

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by FRA-Runway
Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alafco Firms Order For Additional 35 A320neo
Replies: 16
Views: 4845

RE: Alafco Firms Order For Additional 35 A320neo

Thank you "flood", for providing the full picture.

=> While Boeing was able to convince only 3 customers (+2MOU)
Airbus was able to convince more than 24 (19 airlines+5 leasing Companies).
If I would be the CEO of Boeing, I would think, that my company is in big trouble.

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by FRA-Runway
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Thai : HKG FRA LHR CDG
Replies: 40
Views: 11896

RE: A380 Thai : HKG FRA LHR CDG

Different reason:
Qantas has a maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik, so QF A380 was in Frankfurt for the C-Check.

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by FRA-Runway
Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Want To See Some Airline Safety Videos?
Replies: 14
Views: 6624

RE: Want To See Some Airline Safety Videos?

SAFETY MISTAKE <acronym title="MAT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN</acronym> THE DELTA VIDEO: In the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> L-1011 video the guy at the emergency exit is stowing an executive case in front of him (time: 00:22), usually this is not and should not be allow...

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by FRA-Runway
Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental, International Websites
Replies: 0
Views: 1547

Continental, International Websites

Hi, As many of you know, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is expanding their frequencies to Germany. But still there is no local website avaible. Right now, only for Canada, France, Hongkong, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Spain, UK. Any idea when there will be a website for Germany...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun May 07, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Us Airways Painting A330's?
Replies: 18
Views: 7022

RE: Us Airways Painting A330's?

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Apr 02, 2006 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA-LAX, Always Full On LH?
Replies: 34
Views: 5982

RE: FRA-LAX, Always Full On LH?

Not correct, AI is also offering nonstop service FRA-LAX

Regards.

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by FRA-Runway
Fri Nov 19, 2004 8:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"
Replies: 144
Views: 19623

RE: World's 10 Travel "Gates Of Hell"

Those are mine: - <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>: making passenger counts with that dam clicking thing. again and again and again. After 4 tries, still not sure if they made a correct count and if all passengers boarded) Generally <acrony...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Nov 14, 2004 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ntsb Recommends Modific Of A300/310 Rudder System
Replies: 27
Views: 3607

RE: Ntsb Recommends Modific Of A300/310 Rudder Sys

No i don't.
I'm just comparing responsabilities. The driver and the pilot both have to be sure that their moves doesn't overextend the capabilities.

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Nov 14, 2004 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ntsb Recommends Modific Of A300/310 Rudder System
Replies: 27
Views: 3607

RE: Ntsb Recommends Modific Of A300/310 Rudder Sys

Ever turned the wheel completely to the right cruising at 100miles/h?
I don't think so.
And if you do, and your car flips over or the tire is blown of, the car maker is to blame? No.

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by FRA-Runway
Sat Nov 13, 2004 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ntsb Recommends Modific Of A300/310 Rudder System
Replies: 27
Views: 3607

RE: Ntsb Recommends Modific Of A300/310 Rudder Sys

I completely disagree. If you are in a "near miss" situation with your car, what's the better move from the car driver driving at high speed? a) make a small controlled move at the steering wheel and evade the crash b) turn the steering wheel instantly completely to the left or right, lose traction ...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Sep 26, 2004 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great New Travel Site
Replies: 4
Views: 3072

RE: Great New Travel Site

Thanks for the link, very interesting. Anyhow, I find it very strange, that ticket prices vary widely, depending where the ticket is issued, so please take care. E.g. <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - Internation...

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by FRA-Runway
Wed Jun 09, 2004 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Hold Music
Replies: 2
Views: 5680

RE: Air France Hold Music

Hi,
your wav-file sounds not unusual to me, like the normal "Air France Publicité"- music
sometimes it can be found at emule or kazaa.

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by FRA-Runway
Sat Apr 03, 2004 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU-US Open Skies Talks
Replies: 23
Views: 5045

RE: EU-US Open Skies Talks

Of course, <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> could start Berlin-Hamburg, or any other similar route. Also <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> is allowed to fly <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Mar 21, 2004 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Network
Replies: 13
Views: 2432

RE: Largest Network

So in fact the question is still not answered, it was "not considering code share".
Anyone has the correct numbers for BA and/or AA?

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by FRA-Runway
Wed Mar 10, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airports Not Ready For Airbus A380, Says Luft
Replies: 138
Views: 16821

RE: U.S. Airports Not Ready For Airbus A380, Says

STT757: What if <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> or <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> would decide tomorrow to buy some A380? If <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> wouldn't like to invest, <acronym title="...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA Best Large Airport/J.D.Power
Replies: 6
Views: 2058

RE: FRA Best Large Airport/J.D.Power

Smoking inside FRA is nowadays only allowed at special small smoking areas, so it should be no problem now.

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Mar 01, 2004 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA Best Large Airport/J.D.Power
Replies: 6
Views: 2058

RE: FRA Best Large Airport/J.D.Power

The study looked at 61 airports worldwide, scoring each for such factors as ease in getting to the terminal, leaving the airport, check-in, baggage claim, terminal facilities, security checks, gate areas, concessions and customs control.

Top medium sized airport: Singapore Changi International

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Mar 01, 2004 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA Best Large Airport/J.D.Power
Replies: 6
Views: 2058

FRA Best Large Airport/J.D.Power

According to new J.D.Power study, Frankfurt Airport ranks first among large airports in customer satisfaction. 1) <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, 660 points 2) <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), U...

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by FRA-Runway
Wed Feb 18, 2004 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's A330s
Replies: 49
Views: 7176

RE: NW's A330s

Hi Datschiburger  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Yes <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> has a <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> A330-300 daily. Except today, Flight 052 16.FE...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Jan 26, 2004 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Qantas Every Fly To CDG Via FRA?
Replies: 11
Views: 5026

RE: Did Qantas Every Fly To CDG Via FRA?

And... it was a real bargain: 222 <acronym title="Maersk Air (Denmark)">DM</acronym> for <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Mai...

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by FRA-Runway
Fri Jan 09, 2004 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US FF Miles, Redeem Now Or What?
Replies: 10
Views: 3510

RE: US FF Miles, Redeem Now Or What?

Panic reaction is always wrong, the result would be a "self-fulfilling prophecy", because: the airline, in this case US, will make less many than it could, when people are trying to fly for "free". Of course, miles are somehow earned, e.g. for your loyalty to the carrier. But actually miles are more...

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by FRA-Runway
Fri Dec 26, 2003 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries
Replies: 25
Views: 5291

RE: Spirit Seeks To Fly To 11 Countries

If they are really planning to do that, first thing they have to change is their stupid online reservation system, only accepting credit cards with US billing addresses. Same stupidity appears e.g. on Frontier Airlines Website in contrast to the ideal system of JETBLUE, which accepts also foreign bi...

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by FRA-Runway
Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA's Cancelled Flights - Pax Up In Hotels?
Replies: 5
Views: 3746

Ryanair - Not Compliant With New EU Law

According to the new EU passenger rights, to be seen at: http://europa.eu.int/comm/transport/air/rights/doc/pr_2003_10_15_en.pdf the practice of ryanair is illegal. "in case of cancellations, passengers will receive ... hotel accommodation, when a cancellation obliges a passenger to stay overnight, ...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Nov 30, 2003 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Secondhand B777's On The Market Now?
Replies: 15
Views: 5224

RE: Any Secondhand B777's On The Market Now?

the website
http://www.airtrading.com/jta.htm#b777
says that there are 4 B777 for sale.

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Approval For Air France & KLM Merger
Replies: 2
Views: 4808

RE: US Approval For Air France & KLM Merger

This can't be compared. <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>: is a closed market. "Open skies" only for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, ...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Oct 27, 2003 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Has An Update On FRA Runways?
Replies: 4
Views: 3247

RE: Anyone Has An Update On FRA Runways?

Hi,
it will take 'till June 2005. They start every evening at 22:30.
15 meters a day...

Regards

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by FRA-Runway
Thu Oct 23, 2003 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Flies Into Frankfurt
Replies: 14
Views: 3252

RE: Who Flies Into Frankfurt

Thestooges, who told you that Frankfurt has less than 500,000? Frankfurt has about 650,000 inhabitants! And... maybe in Australia the cities have no big neighbourhood areas, but in many parts of Germany there are. So the Rhein-Main-Area, has about 2.8 million. Don't you agree, that round about 3 mil...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Aug 10, 2003 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Codeshare Flight Attendants
Replies: 10
Views: 2830

RE: Codeshare Flight Attendants

Remember SR 111?!
Beside the others, not only 53 DL codeshare passengers lost their lives, also a DL flight attendant came to death :-(

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by FRA-Runway
Fri Aug 08, 2003 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap A300's
Replies: 1
Views: 1508

RE: Cheap A300's

"this is why many airlines have kept them for so long, including <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, Qatar, and Lufthansa" really? Ages of A300-600: <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>: 10 - 16 years Qatar: 10 - 13 years <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</a...

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by FRA-Runway
Tue Aug 05, 2003 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines To Dispose Of 13 Aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 7612

RE: Thomas Cook Airlines To Dispose Of 13 Aircraft

This "strategic" move was tried already by others, remember LTU/LTE, and the result of it? Not only a few of germans prefer flying with a german crew... Its kind of a normal behavior, most germans buy german cars (not me  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"...

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Jul 20, 2003 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can One Bring Deodorant Onto A Flight?
Replies: 21
Views: 19668

RE: Can One Bring Deodorant Onto A Flight?

Why not use another deodorant? What about a roll-on?

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by FRA-Runway
Sun Jul 20, 2003 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can One Bring Deodorant Onto A Flight?
Replies: 21
Views: 19668

RE: Can One Bring Deodorant Onto A Flight?

I would say, this is a no go! Cause deodorant sprays and also hairspray bottles can easily be used as a flame-thrower. Gilette razor is somehow different, not sure what gas is in. if its butane, sometimes mixed with methyl ether (hairspray) it has nothing to do in the cabin. In the checked baggage t...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Jul 14, 2003 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Tiss.com?!?
Replies: 1
Views: 2696

RE: What Happened To Tiss.com?!?

Yes, in some cases they had extremely discounted fares.
First it changed to flights.com, but service was as terrible as before.
Now it seems that the company or only the webaddress, to Eurolloyd, which is not really a discounter.
It's a pity.

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by FRA-Runway
Mon May 12, 2003 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 777 Seat Map
Replies: 4
Views: 4147

RE: AF 777 Seat Map

Hi ! This is caused by improper website programming by AirFrance or their advertising agency . You get correct navigation only with Internet Explorer and unfortunatly not with Mozilla or Netscape. They want the customers to adapt them and not the other way round, as it should be... So try with <acro...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Feb 03, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines With Female-only Flight Attendant Policy?
Replies: 27
Views: 5668

RE: Airlines With Female-only Flight Attendant Pol

To "MD-11 forever" Something to say about Switzerland... It's not at all the birthplace of equal rights of men and women, remember that women were not allowed to vote in certain Kantons. So it's in several parts and ways a country of traditional role play. Women has to serve men... Therefore Crossai...

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Jan 14, 2002 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747-100/200/300/SP
Replies: 6
Views: 2356

RE: B747-100/200/300/SP

Hi Luganzo_2001!
Flights from Europe to the Canary Islands are not within europe! Of course they are part of spain, but they are african!
Same like the french antilles, no one would say that they are part of europe.

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by FRA-Runway
Thu Dec 27, 2001 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's IAE V2500 Powered A321s
Replies: 2
Views: 1489

....

Was discussed several times...
One time i can remember:
https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/377519/

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Sep 17, 2001 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didn't Security Improve Since Pan Am #103?
Replies: 6
Views: 2258

RE: Why Didn't Security Improve Since Pan Am #103?

Security improved much since then, especially on flights to the US, you have to pass tough questions, an improved passportcheck, positive "bag match" and and and. Unfortunatly none of those precidures were made on flights inside the us. WN and all "Shuttle"-like Airlines, thought that this bad for t...

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by FRA-Runway
Thu Jul 19, 2001 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Or CO Or DL Mileage Membership?
Replies: 1
Views: 2127

AF Or CO Or DL Mileage Membership?

Hi guys, i've booked a flight with AF from germany to california (fare base: T). Do i get the full miles for that flight, even for that cheap fare base? As far as i know, i can collect miles on AF-flights also with DL or COonepass. Which membership has the best advantages, do i get the same miles no...

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by FRA-Runway
Fri Jul 06, 2001 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Getting Rid Of The A319?
Replies: 7
Views: 2532

RE: Lufthansa Getting Rid Of The A319?

Answer is easy, cause you have to look at both sides... A319 has usually better economics. BUT: You will get less money from the airline who is leasing a B733 than for an A319, cause A319s are rare and a B733 you can get everywhere. Same as if you compare the earnings you will get if you sell one of...

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by FRA-Runway
Wed Jun 13, 2001 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential United A340-600 Order
Replies: 29
Views: 3242

Range

Rangedifference is maybe not only 250nm! The difference can increase due to another routing due to etops.

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Mar 19, 2001 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Like The A300?
Replies: 29
Views: 2123

RE: Do You Like The A300?

Upsa!
I think i have to correct myself.
TWA has indeed no Airbusses, seemed that i mixed something up

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by FRA-Runway
Mon Mar 19, 2001 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Like The A300?
Replies: 29
Views: 2123

RE: Do You Like The A300?

to TWA_PHX: please be a bit more open minded. how can you dislike all airbusses, if you (according to your profile) never had a single flight with one? Life isnt allways that easy, that americans are good and russians are bad, boeings are good, and european planes are bad. Of course its so easy to t...

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