You kidding? One of the first few things the current PM did after taking power was openly antagonize Singapore. Then the new government cancelled the High Speed Rail project between Singapore & Malaysia (they couched it as being "delayed") Didn't they cancel/"delay" it becau...Jump to post
Is this something like the many Islamic airlines that follow Sharia laws on their flights of head scarf for female FA, no pork, no alcohol , some Islamic prayers at the start of flight or some Quran verses, and specific zones on the flight to do the namaz or bowing down prayer in certain directions...Jump to post
My wild guess... LHR-FRA and LHR-CDG tags, if really EU and UK carriers cannot do it any moreJump to post
As a proud owner of a child... err I mean parent, I would tend to skip those airlines which do not offer a child fare. Consider the discount a PR move.
As per the LCCs, I can speak about Airasia. They advertise that adults already receive children fare, so no further discounts.
Great article and great discussion... As usual with a lot of Government-run rules they do not adequate to the current times. Stuffing 100 passengers in a 60 feet ratio with barely any legroom is NOT safe and it is a tragedy waiting to happen. 184-190 pax on an A320 is not safe and it shouldnt be al...Jump to post
"Malaysia’s Deputy Transport Minister Ab Aziz Kaprawi said in October Ocean Infinity would be paid between $US20 and $US70 million if they find the aircraft within 90 days of beginning the search" While I don't ever believe this aircraft will ever be found (broke up IMO), I think that it ...Jump to post
Perhaps we could do a mini EC, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands........ :lol: Apparently the US is actually contemplating holding such a tournament. I have a hard time seeing proud countries like Italy and Netherlands actually getting geared up for something like this, maybe just a series of friendl...Jump to post
I agree that if price is right, people will fly. It has to be considered that Asians have a smaller body frame than Americans, so they can fit better in those seats. Some years ago I flew AUH-KUL on Etihad and a few days later KUL-MEL in AirasiaX. Guess what was more comfortable and pleasant...On a ...Jump to post
More good money will be thrown down the drain. If it gets located quickly then fine, but if it drags on as badly as the last search then it is an incredible waste of taxpayer money (especially per taxpayer) from first Australia, China, Malaysia and now just Malaysia. 200 million and counting, and f...Jump to post
Well, that photo might have a narrow field of view but it seems to show a large chunk of the wreck, if not all of it. And around such wreck there are no marks in the sand leading to it. If you have ever put a heavy object (e.g. an aircraft) in water, you will know that it appears to weigh less even...Jump to post
How did it arrive there? There are no tracks on the sand... how can you know there are no tracks just by looking at that photo? the field of view is quite narrow and you can not see behind the camera either? how can you know there are no tracks in the sand nearby? Well, that photo might have a narr...Jump to post
BobPatterson wrote:Well, that's one I got rid of.
Now that the President is listening to me, who should I pick on next?
Well what do people expect when you pay peanuts... First class service?!? Well done FR... EK413 Well you pay peanuts you should at least get peanuts, i.e. rebooked at the earliest convenience to the same leg, as per the EU rule stated above. A one side contract cancellation is a big no-no and I hop...Jump to post
As an outsider observer, I have seen that Theresa spent one year saying "How bad are the Europeans, how ugly are the Europeans, we will make them pay our bills or else". At home, the Police funding was decreasing, NHS sliding into trouble and Brits were led to believe that they had to choo...Jump to post
I recall that the picture of the 747 without tail flying as JL123 had a relevant role in the investigations.Jump to post
In general, longer sentencing doesn't work, all academic studies point to that, in fact, prison sentence over 5 years is pointless from the view of rehabilitation and deterrence. I agree that rehabilitation works better if the culprit accepts it. However this kind of crime, i.e. terrorist attacks, ...Jump to post
I will try to offer my opinion to Planeflyer and his question. It seems that in 2003 that guy stole a car and seriously wounded two policemen during his arrest. He was sentenced to 20 year in jail, during which he attacked a prison guard. He was released after serving 5 years, and profited for his r...Jump to post
The EU institutions in Strasbourg and Brussels should be moved to London as a compensation for having forced UK out of EU.
/sarcasm mode off
The Superga crash on May 4th 1949, which annihilated the Grande Torino team and mostly the Italian football (soccer) national team, deemed to be one of the strongest in the world and one of the favorite to win the World Cup at Brazil 1950. Without that tragedy, the outcome of the World Cup would pro...Jump to post
Reading the Tribune de Geneve, my understanding is that the seals were there, but obviously ripped away from the correct position. Thus, there was the possibility that some foreign object had been introduced inside the plane. In the end, lots of police and the anti-explosive squad were called into a...Jump to post
I'm reading these and I'm like "I thought it was the smallest airport with over 3 airlines serving". Is it just me or do most of these NOT COUNT? NYC? JNB? KEF? These are not really small airports... Vail? Yes... EVV.. yes.. Just saying.. recalibrate your thoughts.. I don't think there is...Jump to post
Hi all, I am trying to stick to the OP request, i.e. a link between two cities with 4 (or more) airlines connecting them but with a small number of passengers flying between the two cities. Today I have finally decided to buy the tickets to attend a family event near Kuala Terengganu TGG, leaving fr...Jump to post
I seem to remember that those BCN and IST appearing on their booking system were meant as a test for their booking software, not as a hint of such new routes opening soon. I think that AAX will (re)start flights to Europe when they receive the appropriate aircraft. In the past they tried and axed fl...Jump to post
Well, there is always the possibility to have Elon Musk finance and build his Hyperloop demo between LHR and LGW rather than somewhere in Nevada and California. The link would not be underground and the taxpayers would save their money. Who knows, the volume of passengers connecting between the two ...Jump to post
OK, my newbie 2 eurocents on a possible scenario: - Someone starts smoking in the front lavatory, maybe thinking that the smoke alarm is just a hoax - The smoke alarm triggers and a FA knocks at the door - The smoker dumps the lit cigarette in the paper bin and claims smoke was already there when he...Jump to post
Hi All, New user here, registered a few minutes ago. I have to admit that this new look carries a few reading difficulties. Maybe it's just me, and the settings are somewhere I did not find, but I think the font is too small and the contrast - light gray on white - make it difficult to read. Also, I...Jump to post