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by UAL777UK
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2314
Views: 411235

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

So do we have any idea as of yet when we will see a wide body on the "new" livery?

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by UAL777UK
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 130
Views: 14974

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

Surely the most obvious airport for B6 has got to be SEN. Rail link to London, no congestion, small town feel terminal, just what you want after your transatlantic flight. Select group of onward destinations available through an ever growing number of carriers. Everything a new entrant in the trans...

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by UAL777UK
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 133
Views: 14301

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

Finally, JV's directly hurt pilots and flight attendants with less and less destinations served with Delta metal. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that all JV's are is the shuffling of flights to foreign carriers that have cheaper costs. I wouldn't be surprised one bit if in 10 years the o...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s New Tourist Centric Int’l Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 11349

Re: UA’s New Tourist Centric Int’l Routes

CO used to fly to BRS. I wonder if UA would ever go back there? I flew it a couple of times into EWR and it was always packed although I accept bums on seats does not translate to good yields. The south west has one hell of a trek up to LHR/LGW to get across the pond with a direct flight. Just a tho...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product
Replies: 70
Views: 12254

Re: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product

Looks great but you really need to question why you would go in F as opposed to J. J looks fantastic.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted
Replies: 85
Views: 19501

Re: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted

Crazy, crazy situation. Never flown KE......never will. Poor culture that needs to change.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 21303

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

Can I ask one question here. I see all these responses, some people getting all heated up etc (normal thread I guess) but ultimately, given that we are talking about Y, do the majority of the flying public really give a s### what the service is like in Y. The majority, who would not know one plane/a...

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by UAL777UK
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport
Replies: 136
Views: 19567

Re: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport

Whilst I commend VS for putting their oar in early doors, by the time this runway is built we will probably be seeing VTOL aircraft at LHR!! ;)

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by UAL777UK
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 345
Views: 45339

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

I think its great that we will see the 737 back in BA colours again in the UK. No doubt they got a great deal and Boeing will also be "happy" to have sold the MAX to such a group at this given time.

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by UAL777UK
Thu May 16, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea
Replies: 146
Views: 23169

Re: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea

Theres a national/regional language barrier here that some people aren't appreciating. "Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition". Been to England many times and heard over and over "time for me tea" but they don't drink tea! Of course it's from Yorkshire and there are regional di...

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by UAL777UK
Tue May 14, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2314
Views: 411235

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Apologies if this has been covered but do we have any idea as to when we will see a wide body in the new livery or can we assume due to the summer schedule and prescheduled conversions etc that it might not be until the autumn at best?

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by UAL777UK
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United MCO hub?
Replies: 81
Views: 12214

Re: United MCO hub?

Crikey. This thread brought back a few memories. I remember taking a DC10 on UA out of MIA to MCO a few times back in the 90s. How times change.

I for one think hell will freeze over before you ever see MCO become anything like a hub for UA.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366537

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I do like it. It certainly does not blow mw away but it was never going to, being that it was an evolution as opposed to a revolution. Nice work UA. Lets get a 777 and 787 out in there soon as I think they will look much more impressive.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe update
Replies: 111
Views: 21109

Re: Flybe update

When are we going to see any Flybe aircraft in the new livery??

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by UAL777UK
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Launches EWR/CPT
Replies: 107
Views: 19682

Re: UA Launches EWR/CPT

Never saw this coming. Great stuff. Begs the question as to what may come next for UA?

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by UAL777UK
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Stansted aims to secure flights to 25 long haul destinations over the next 5 years
Replies: 76
Views: 12328

Re: London Stansted aims to secure flights to 25 long haul destinations over the next 5 years

Good luck STN with that ambitious forecast. Apart from the fact that many have tried and failed they IMHO are going to have to make the rail connection experience a darn site better to Liverpool Street and as for driving to the airport......when they get any bad weather, the M11 can be hell on earth...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 142497

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

So looking at this. A couple of years out. Gives them the time to get slots at LHR or perhaps LGW. I don't see them going anywhere else. If they get the former then UA ponies up, buys B6. Hey Presto. UA are back in the game at JFK. Easy :stirthepot: I wish B6 all the best. This could get interesting

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 135332

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

airkas1 wrote:


Looks great and brings back loads of memories of yesteryear, not least the great adverts of the time.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366537

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Quick mock up based on your image: https://i.imgur.com/ut8nxU4.png I acutally really really love this one and feels closer to what United is probably planning when they say evolution. The gradient on the cheatline (?) is really nice too. As for the other blue head design recently posted, I'm really...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366537

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Came across this today. Hopefully this is just as much of a pipe dream as it looks! C'mon, now - you mean to tell me you saw the following on that same page and actually thought, "Yep, this may be legit," ? It's an amateur branding exercise, nothing more. http://yeseniamelara.com/images/p...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 47140

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

Wow! A very nice bit of kit! Cannot wait to see her in the skies......tough week for Boeing, this is one hell of a pick me up!

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by UAL777UK
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366537

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

InnsbruckFlyer wrote:
Doubt it’s the real one, but I personally like this one:

Image

It’s smart and has hints of the Blue livery.


I really like that. Good job.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 366537

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

The globe is here to stay, its literally popping up everywhere and to ditch it would make no sense at all. UA are after all a global airline so if anything I can only see them "play" with that as we move forward but personally I would like to ditch the gold cheat lines as to me that is ver...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 135332

Re: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

That BEA livery does look great. Kudos to BA with these schemes.

Cannot wait to see the remaining ones.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's "City of Swansea" to be painted in Landor Livery next month
Replies: 53
Views: 8553

Re: BA's "City of Swansea" to be painted in Landor Livery next month

Great Livery, Cannot wait to see her rolled out.

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by UAL777UK
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (London) Luton Airport Reveal Plans to Expand from 18 million to 32 million passengers!
Replies: 19
Views: 3765

Re: (London) Luton Airport Reveal Plans to Expand from 18 million to 32 million passengers!

How is this all going to come to reality especially those wide bodies I see in the report with no runway extension??

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by UAL777UK
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 783
Views: 138381

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

[quote="centrair"]The Tokyo airport balance by itself is a very interesting. NRT has been slowly becoming the LCC and beach market hub while HND has been pulling Point to Point business (or with domestic connections). JL and NH have extensive HND domestic connections and the timing is pret...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa 747-8, Premium Economy FRA-JFK
Replies: 19
Views: 14990

Re: Lufthansa 747-8, Premium Economy FRA-JFK

Why were passengers reminded to review the safety card just prior to landing? That is unsettling. It's a standard announcement on BA as well as reminding you to remind yourself of the location of the nearest exit, and in the even of an emergency, leave all belongings behind. It seems to be standard...

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by UAL777UK
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.
Replies: 133
Views: 16957

Re: Woman Removed from United Flight for Squashed Middle Seat Complaining.

Wow....what an incredibly nice women.....not!!!

I get this can be an issue but for goodness sakes, there was a video on how not to handle the situation. The women should be ashamed!

You want space.....fly first!

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by UAL777UK
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 155
Views: 21774

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

I am liking this. I think the colours work and I am glad that they are stepping outside the box going forward.

I do agree with many on here that this surely has to be a pre-curser before we see a new livery.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger suing United for shattered windscreen and fear it caused
Replies: 91
Views: 14725

Re: Passenger suing United for shattered windscreen and fear it caused

Is this guy for real!? Words absolutely fail me sometimes.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fourth Quarter/2018 Earnings
Replies: 20
Views: 5872

Re: United Fourth Quarter/2018 Earnings

Great job UA. Nice figures. Nice to see more 77Ws coming in.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:33 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: 77934

Re: Updated: VS To Be Largest Shareholder In New Airline Group Comprising BE And RE

Just from BBC news... ...the fleet will be rebranded as Virgin Atlantic and intention is to feed LHR and MAN and drop “odd” routes That's got be worryingly uncertain for people who rely on FlyBe's flights on routes such as SOU-EDI. I sure hope they stick with SOU-EDI. Have flown that route a number...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369549

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Duuhrh3U8AAgItl.jpg:large


Wow. Great pic. Nice work UA.
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LAXintl wrote:


Wow. Great pic. Nice work UA.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United ever fly JFK-MIA?
Replies: 30
Views: 5135

Re: Did United ever fly JFK-MIA?

KICT wrote:
What equipment was on MIA-MCO?


I took a DC-10 in 1995! That baby was on its last legs!

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by UAL777UK
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 71529

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

jfklganyc wrote:
Vietnam...


That certainly fits the "historical" tag.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 71529

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

FabienA380 wrote:
Noone has thought that the historical announcement could include orders too, couldn't it? Why not order some A380s and put them on well established routes, this would definitely be historical.


I think that's more hysterical than historical. The A380 in the UA fleet is just not going to happen.

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by UAL777UK
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 71529

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Very interesting. Cannot wait for the announcement. Historic to me is a suggestion they are bring back a route from way back but I am not sure. if I was a betting man it will be to JNB or GUM

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by UAL777UK
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did United Fully Phase Out Battleship Grey?
Replies: 97
Views: 13550

Re: When Did United Fully Phase Out Battleship Grey?

I got over the disappearance of the name "Continental" and you can get over the loss of your precious tulip.[/quote] Do people actually miss the tulip that much? Brands move on, it's fine. I think we're at a point though where United just needs to do an image reinvention that loses both ol...

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by UAL777UK
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"
Replies: 42
Views: 6847

Re: United debuts new marketing campaign "Uniting the World"

I like it and the day the drop Rhapsody in Blue is the day they turn the lights off in Willis Tower IMHO. Its part of United!

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by UAL777UK
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N777UA- How much longer does she have?
Replies: 61
Views: 17189

Re: N777UA- How much longer does she have?

Have flown on her a few times when she was doing hops to LHR. Always was great to be on the "first one". Hope she hangs around for many years yet.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways pilot on ZRH-BKK refuses to fly because his friends couldn't get First Class seats
Replies: 136
Views: 24799

Re: Thai Airways pilot on ZRH-BKK refuses to fly because his friends couldn't get First Class seats

The airline has opened an official investigation into the matter; it seems like it was the pilot/s who caused some commotion. Furthermore it appears that it was someone who had paid for First Class who had to move back. If that is the case I hope they are going to be getting a shit load of miles/co...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon take over 4 Air France Europe destinations S19
Replies: 40
Views: 9925

Re: Joon take over 4 Air France Europe destinations S19

simpv wrote:
I posted in the French aviation thread, but does anybody know how fast Joon can grow before it runs into problems with AF and its unions?


I would not be surprised if the Unions are already starting to think about protesting!!

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by UAL777UK
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate to close for 3 months Summer 2019 - runway work
Replies: 48
Views: 7160

Re: Milan Linate to close for 3 months Summer 2019 - runway work

Geography aside for LIN surely this begs the question why don't you just totally revamp MXP and close LIN if MXP can handle all this?

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by UAL777UK
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook paint "gaffe"
Replies: 22
Views: 6305

Re: Thomas Cook paint "gaffe"

There was some speculation that Cathay's mistake was a publicity stunt, but there's no way the marketing team at Thomas Cook would get the green light to pull this off: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12137580[/quote] You sure about that?...…..I wonder how many...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 369549

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Also quick side note today October 1st finally brings an end to sUA metal and sCO metal because the FA's are FINALLY operating as one and can fly any aircraft in our fleet. This should greatly improve our reliability, and our operations especially during weather events. No longer will for example O...

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by UAL777UK
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 32733

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

Congrats to UA and Boeing. Cannot praise the 787 enough. Stunning aircraft.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air launching STN-LJU
Replies: 8
Views: 1505

Re: Wizz Air launching STN-LJU

As someone who visits friends in LJU out of London a lot its nice to see another option although with those times it will be very much down the bottom, should I choose it.

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by UAL777UK
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 7873

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

CX Flyboy wrote:
Lighten up people. If you can't go through life having a laugh at things along the way then you have very sad lives.


Amen to that.

Have a great Friday.

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by UAL777UK
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 7873

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

Embajador3 wrote:
eicvd wrote:
Embajador3 wrote:

What is that supposed to mean?

Just a bad attempt at humour anytime there is Ryanair thread


Very bad attempt, I might add.


Lol. Get a grip guys. Jeez.

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