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by andymartin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23433

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

This is corporate virtue signalling of the highest order. Today it's the myth of climate change, tomorrow it will be something else.

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by andymartin
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size
Replies: 126
Views: 22040

Re: BR Flight Attendant Subjected to Unreasonable Requests by Disabled Pax of Size

What is this 'person of size' crap?! Are we not allowed to call fat people fat anymore for fear of infringing their human rights?

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by andymartin
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maintenance Truck Wedged Under A320 at PHL.
Replies: 17
Views: 6628

Re: Maintenance Truck Wedged Under A320 at PHL.

Its a lav truck,...shit happens

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by andymartin
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Travelling down Ukraine in a Yak-40, December 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 9952

Re: Travelling down Ukraine in a Yak-40, December 2018

Brilliant read, thank you!

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by andymartin
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up
Replies: 59
Views: 10838

Re: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up

On a wing and a prayer

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by andymartin
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Likely new European destinations for Scoot?
Replies: 17
Views: 3359

Re: Likely new European destinations for Scoot?

Do you not realise that the UK is still in europe even after Brexit!?

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by andymartin
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest agent mocks child’s name
Replies: 147
Views: 11288

Re: Southwest agent mocks child’s name

Naming your child like that is near child abuse, remove the child from the mother.

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by andymartin
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Says Airlines Forcing Families Apart to Charge More Fees
Replies: 49
Views: 6867

Re: UK Says Airlines Forcing Families Apart to Charge More Fees

No prizes for guessing the worst offender, hello MOL. When making a booking all people on that booking should be allocated seats together.

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by andymartin
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT Polish win tender for Vilnius- London City
Replies: 15
Views: 5152

Re: LOT Polish win tender for Vilnius- London City

That link re luton is over 12 years old! Luton is, and always will be an absolute hell hole of an airport.

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by andymartin
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Courier box flying on passenger seats
Replies: 19
Views: 4611

Re: Courier box flying on passenger seats

Can one still get a job as an air courier?

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by andymartin
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will be the impact of a 3rd runway on LHR slots?
Replies: 25
Views: 4771

Re: What will be the impact of a 3rd runway on LHR slots?

Errr it wasnt me who said there is enough demand to fill it from day one!
3rd runway is 20 years too late!

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by andymartin
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will be the impact of a 3rd runway on LHR slots?
Replies: 25
Views: 4771

Re: What will be the impact of a 3rd runway on LHR slots?

The new runway will not reduce delays or holding over London because they will just add more and more flights until it is operating at maximum capacity as it is now. 3rd runway is a total waste of time and money.

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by andymartin
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 449
Views: 77912

Re: Sky News: Virgin Atlantic and Flybe in talks

"Why does it say Airbus? It's a Bombardier C-Series aircraft."
Have you been living on the moon for the last few weeks?

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by andymartin
Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Courier box flying on passenger seats
Replies: 19
Views: 4611

Re: Courier box flying on passenger seats

So do the couriers work for the airline? Or the freight/parcel companies?

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by andymartin
Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Courier box flying on passenger seats
Replies: 19
Views: 4611

Re: Courier box flying on passenger seats

Do the courier companies employ people to accompany some packages?

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by andymartin
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up
Replies: 47
Views: 13182

Re: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up

If you have to ask what is so interesting about an MD80 then maybe you're on the wrong forum??

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by andymartin
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Sun - what’s the point?
Replies: 16
Views: 3901

Re: Ryanair Sun - what’s the point?

Its typical MOL using the cheapest labour possible on dodgy labour laws.

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by andymartin
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could LTN & STN merge to create one airport?
Replies: 37
Views: 4954

Re: Could LTN & STN merge to create one airport?

How can you merge 3 Easyjet AMS flights into 1 ?!

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by andymartin
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would an A380F Save The Program?
Replies: 50
Views: 6371

Re: Will the A380 become the MD-11 for cargo?

Do we need one of these threads every week!!?

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by andymartin
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread - 2018
Replies: 247
Views: 29430

Re: Rest of the UK thread - 2018

Agreed, very ironic. Message to Flybe....people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

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by andymartin
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 42205

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

Im suprised no comment from the professional freeloader Sam Chui yet, surely he was on board?

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by andymartin
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion to double Airbus fleet following completion of Ryanair deal
Replies: 45
Views: 11157

Re: Laudamotion to double Airbus fleet following completion of Ryanair deal

I hope O'Learys other hand is nowhere inappropriate.

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by andymartin
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 238
Views: 29850

Re: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread

The only one it suits is the MD11.

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by andymartin
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BFS - A dirty filthy hole?
Replies: 30
Views: 3157

Re: BFS - A dirty filthy hole?

Have you been to Luton lately?! Or Stansted for that matter? Both are cess pits, god only knows what the APD gets spent on .

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by andymartin
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 12069

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

Do Flybe think a new colour scheme will make those Dash 8s more reliable? Or that travelling in them will no longer be one of the noisiest experiences in any modern aircraft?

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by andymartin
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 12069

Re: Flybe reveals updated livery

Good god, how many design consultants did they pay to come up with that bland abomination?

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by andymartin
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera with TATL from FRA and TXL
Replies: 54
Views: 8146

Re: Primera with TATL from Berlin Tegel

Is Primera the new Norwegian? Lets pick some random routes out of a hat.

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by andymartin
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium operating for BA
Replies: 15
Views: 3930

Re: Air Belgium operating for BA

Sept 3-6

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by andymartin
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 248
Views: 61126

Re: Britiah Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

So a BA pilot is privy to info regarding future orders? I doubt that, someone having a joke at someone elses expense more like.

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by andymartin
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air announces routes from BRU to N. America
Replies: 48
Views: 7092

Re: Primera Air announces routes from BRU to N. America

I wonder if this will be any more successful than their flights from Birmingham. Lets throw some pins at a map and see where they stick.

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by andymartin
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Another pilot fails alcohol limit at GLA.
Replies: 12
Views: 3268

Re: Another pilot fails alcohol limit at GLA.

The booze must be too cheap up there.

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by andymartin
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: General aviation ferry flights
Replies: 14
Views: 2922

Re: GA Ferry Flights

Do these pilots work for an agency, or the manafactuer? Or self employed?

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by andymartin
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where does DL fly their 777s?
Replies: 36
Views: 3655

Re: Where does DL fly their 777s?

Why not search fr24 for your answer?

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by andymartin
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet Receive their First A321neo
Replies: 42
Views: 8373

Re: Easyjet A321neos

Have you not noticed we already have a thread on this subject??

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by andymartin
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: San Francisco & LA from Canada in a C172 - Part 1
Replies: 21
Views: 5938

Re: San Francisco & LA from Canada in a C172 - Part 1

Fab pics, superb report. Just one thing, why are crops grown in circles??

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by andymartin
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air appears to be axing TLV
Replies: 26
Views: 6022

Re: WOW Air appears to be axing TLV

You can be sure whatever routes Norwegian come up with, the most sensible thing to do would be the exact opposite.

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by andymartin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13197

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

Dont tell anyone, but Richard Branson has just bought Exeter and plans to turn it into a space port. It should be operational just after the new Berlin airport and the Heathrow 3rd runway.

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by andymartin
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018
Replies: 97
Views: 14286

Re: Norwegian Air Intl plans Canada launch on July 23, 2018

Does anyone seriously think that this basket case of an airline will still exist next March?!

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by andymartin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Flybe have a future?
Replies: 82
Views: 10613

Re: Does Flybe have a future?

Is it April 1st?!?

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by andymartin
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Niugini Dash8 burned by protestors
Replies: 50
Views: 8581

Re: Air Niugini Dash8 burned by protestors

Ive wanted to do that to many a Flybe dash8 after a noisy uncomfortable flight.

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by andymartin
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Southend Base
Replies: 27
Views: 3132

Re: Ryanair Southend Base

Dear Mr O'Leary, Im sure you said you would reduce services in the uk following the Brexit vote.?
Yours sincerely,
One of the many people who doesnt believe a word you spout.

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by andymartin
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian OAK-BCN on a a340-500
Replies: 20
Views: 4714

Re: Norwegian OAK-BCN on a a340-500

Interesting that Hifly have an A380 9H-MIP shown on their fleet listing.

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by andymartin
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet pick Austria for the new AOC
Replies: 108
Views: 14726

Re: easyJet pick Austria for the new AOC

Is 111 significant, as in a certain percentage of their fleet had to be reregistered?

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by andymartin
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow - Daily operations data
Replies: 8
Views: 2768

Re: Heathrow - Daily operations data

Its the wind direction! Nothing to do with westerly preference! Westerly pref only applies when there is no or little wind, or the wind is crosswind.

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by andymartin
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL
Replies: 49
Views: 5734

Re: Norwegian announces MAD-FLL

Oh dear,. .... Will they still exist then?

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by andymartin
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA pilot removed from cockpit.
Replies: 52
Views: 12737

Re: BA pilot removed from cockpit.

Cancer is in many cases unavoidable, alcoholism, im afraid is just a severe lack of willpower, it aint a disease or an illness, and its about time people who cant control their drinking are punished accordingly.

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by andymartin
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA pilot removed from cockpit.
Replies: 52
Views: 12737

Re: BA pilot removed from cockpit.

How many more pilots continue to end a career lots of people can only dream of? Instant dismissal is the least he deserves.

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by andymartin
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 130
Views: 17156

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

If i lived in the urban decay that is Harmondsworth and someone offered me 125% for my house, book the removal lorry!

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