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by BommerJan
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fukuoka Japan Gains Non-stop Link To Europe Today
Replies: 19
Views: 10004

RE: Fukuoka Japan Gains Non-stop Link To Europe Today

Did not AF fly to FUK way back in the 70s or 80s? Can someone check? with B707 and many stops?

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by BommerJan
Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa To Acquire 100% Of Brussels Airlines
Replies: 60
Views: 21245

Lufthansa To Acquire 100% Of Brussels Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rlwynn" class="quote" target="_blank">rlwynn</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>ut it only makes sense to consolidate under on...

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by BommerJan
Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET To Start Services To MNL, ICN And VII
Replies: 19
Views: 8830

RE: ET To Start Services To MNL, ICN And VII

explain what VII is, please.

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by BommerJan
Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why AA Chose Samsung Over Apple
Replies: 26
Views: 15648

RE: Why AA Chose Samsung Over Apple

Beggars can't be choosers  

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by BommerJan
Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Various SQ Fifth Freedom Rights
Replies: 30
Views: 9356

RE: Various SQ Fifth Freedom Rights

SQ also fly the legendary <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>-<acronym title="Barcelona (- ...

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by BommerJan
Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Rejects Take-over By IAG
Replies: 32
Views: 8706

RE: Vueling Rejects Take-over By IAG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/b2319" class="quote" target="_blank">b2319</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Having only flown <acronym title="Iberia (Spai...

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by BommerJan
Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To All Of SA?
Replies: 45
Views: 12234

RE: AA To All Of SA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/STT757" class="quote" target="_blank">STT757</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>What about French Guiana?</i></font></td></tr>...

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by BommerJan
Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cancels One 747-8i
Replies: 34
Views: 25499

RE: LH Cancels One 747-8i

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SEPilot" class="quote" target="_blank">SEPilot</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</a...

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by BommerJan
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cancels One 747-8i
Replies: 34
Views: 25499

RE: LH Cancels One 747-8i

Nice words to gift-wrap the downsizing of this order. But actions speak clearer than words.

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by BommerJan
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cancels One 747-8i
Replies: 34
Views: 25499

RE: LH Cancels One 747-8i

The text indicates that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> cancelled one 747-8i purely because of "flexibility" issues, no mentioning of issues with this specific frame, rather a downsizing of the order (German native speaker here). "Lufthansa hat sich (...) aus reinen Flexibilitätsgr...

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by BommerJan
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Cancels One 747-8i
Replies: 34
Views: 25499

LH Cancels One 747-8i

Lufthansa does not need 5th 747-8i it was designated for. Now <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> expects to receive only 19 of the original 20 ordered. <a href="http://www.aero.de/news-16541/Fuenfte-Lufthansa-Boeing-747-8-bleibt-vorerst-ein-Testflugzeug.html" target="_blank">http://ww...

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by BommerJan
Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is LH Based In FRA?
Replies: 70
Views: 17515

RE: Why Is LH Based In FRA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/detroitflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">detroitflyer</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>So, ive always wondered. Fr...

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by BommerJan
Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - Airbus Close To 'Significant Order'
Replies: 261
Views: 74127

RE: A380 - Airbus Close To 'Significant Order'

[quote=airlinebuilder,reply=22]"The French and the British are certainly happy that <acronym title="El Palomar (PAL / SADP), Argentina">PAL</acronym> is giving them a big chunk of the business via the acquisition of Airbus aircraft that include A330s, A320s, A340s, A319s, as well as A350s and A380s"...

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by BommerJan
Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings New Livery 2013 Video
Replies: 22
Views: 5888

Germanwings New Livery 2013 Video

Per their newsletter they informed their customer base of the new 2013 livery. Video enclosed. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wflyHcrXchY&feature=youtu.be&mid=50659290296&rid=NBXH8F0-N9T8EK8-18BNI65_N9T8EK8-3X61CA2_NBCVY7L-163317B4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

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by BommerJan
Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Unions Call For 6-day Strike On X-Mass Eve
Replies: 61
Views: 9193

RE: IB Unions Call For 6-day Strike On X-Mass Eve

Yay.... it means good bye Iberia... if this strike really takes place..... the employees just don't get it! It is time to work harder at the customer experience not less

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by BommerJan
Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Might Suspend HAV, SDQ & SJO Services
Replies: 144
Views: 19903

RE: Iberia Might Suspend HAV, SDQ & SJO Services

Iberia.... on my last <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> flight (<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL), Germany">DUS</acronym>) flight attendants put their feet on the galley count...

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by BommerJan
Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 747 Landed In DUB With Passenger's Help
Replies: 88
Views: 23313

LH 747 Landed In DUB With Passenger's Help

Apparently LH403 landed in <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> due to co pilot having migrane with help of B767 certified passenger's help. sorry only in German <a href="http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/gesellschaft/lufthansa-passagier-hilft-kapitaen-beim-landen...

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by BommerJan
Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Due To Start New Base [Nuremberg,DE]
Replies: 24
Views: 3476

RE: Ryanair Due To Start New Base [Nuremberg,DE]

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>It seems that they are actually taking over Germ...

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by BommerJan
Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Afriqiyah Orders Four A350-900 XWBs
Replies: 20
Views: 2595

RE: Afriqiyah Orders Four A350-900 XWBs

interesting.... I saw an Afriquiyah A340 parked at Perpignan when I drove from my home town of <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> to Cologne past the airport 10 days ago. Does anyone know what is going to happen to it? Also saw an ex-Spanair a320 and a few more ...

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by BommerJan
Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore-barcelona Does Anyone Know Loads
Replies: 7
Views: 6727

RE: Singapore-barcelona Does Anyone Know Loads

I also only have anectodal evidence to report: I flew <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> in August 2011 and <acrony...

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by BommerJan
Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HQ Of New LH LCC To Be Located In Cologne
Replies: 50
Views: 10762

HQ Of New LH LCC To Be Located In Cologne

just saw that on the ticker of German news channel n-tv.de. According to that ticker the new LH LCC will be "merged" with Germanwings.<br/><br/><font size="-4">[Edited 2012-09-19 09:30:09] " Lufthansa platziert neue Billigfluglinie in Köln Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - Die Lufthansa platziert ihre neue, um...

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by BommerJan
Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A320 & 77W Video
Replies: 75
Views: 14038

RE: AA A320 & 77W Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CM" class="quote" target="_blank">CM</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>Certainly, but we're A.nutters. Price drives 9 out o...

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by BommerJan
Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Vs EK: Who Will Win?
Replies: 36
Views: 13978

RE: LH Vs EK: Who Will Win?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mogandoCI" class="quote" target="_blank">mogandoCI</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>very nicely done. minor typos regarding ...

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by BommerJan
Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A320 & 77W Video
Replies: 75
Views: 14038

RE: AA A320 & 77W Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qqflyboy" class="quote" target="_blank">qqflyboy</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i> Here is an image of <acronym title="Ame...

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by BommerJan
Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Landing At BILBAO, Spain (VIDEO)
Replies: 33
Views: 16907

RE: Weird Landing At BILBAO, Spain (VIDEO)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Five deadly accidents with a sum o...

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by BommerJan
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AB + Oneworld: The Future Of FRA?
Replies: 58
Views: 11578

RE: AB + Oneworld: The Future Of FRA?

Air Berlin or Air Berlin's ascension into oneworld will not have any significant impact on the future of <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, and neither hwill BER's opening in June. Air Berlin is in no position to challenge Lufthansa at the m...

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by BommerJan
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin Joins One World
Replies: 33
Views: 8911

RE: Air Berlin Joins One World

Whenever I compare prices Air Berlin is more expensive than the competition, more often than not even more expensive than Lufthansa. If at all, it is a high cost low cost carrier. IMO it has an awful livery and <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym>. It is a collection of carriers whi...

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by BommerJan
Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA A380 At JFK?
Replies: 36
Views: 10962

RE: SIA A380 At JFK?

Yes full 5th freedom rights between <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> and <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and v.v. Dates back to the times when <acronym title="L...

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by BommerJan
Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Announces Daily DXB-BCN And 2nd Daily DXB-MAD
Replies: 53
Views: 13578

RE: EK Announces Daily DXB-BCN And 2nd Daily DXB-MAD

No one should have to fly 10-abreast in a 77X!!!!.... But living in <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> I can see the market for <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>: Many Chinese, Pakistani, Indian immigrants, plus a Spanish elite, whose...

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by BommerJan
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Suspends Cancun
Replies: 35
Views: 11414

RE: Air France Suspends Cancun

Well, who wants to fly on 77W with 10 seats abreast in Y, as is offered on these flights. I don't! I am shunning such airlines including KL and EK.

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by BommerJan
Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current Prevalence Of Gay Pilots At Airlines?
Replies: 68
Views: 28595

RE: Current Prevalence Of Gay Pilots At Airlines?

5 to 10% of people are gay. In any culture, any nation. How likely is it for them to become pilots? More likely than in the "average" population, as it suits their lifestyle/family situation better than the average heterosexual man. So assume 1 out of 10 pilots to be gay. Most of the gay men I know ...

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by BommerJan
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Turkey To Boycott Airbus?
Replies: 65
Views: 10027

RE: Turkey To Boycott Airbus?

The Turkish soul requires the A380   ..... and nothing less

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by BommerJan
Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Portland Not Linked To More Foreign Places?
Replies: 57
Views: 11788

RE: Why Is Portland Not Linked To More Foreign Places?

Why isn't Paderborn, or Pisa, or Poznan?  ))

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by BommerJan
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ - Why Not SIN-JNB-GRU?
Replies: 17
Views: 8847

RE: SQ - Why Not SIN-JNB-GRU?

sorry, I meant to say "I saw 11 transit passenger in the queue coming from <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> and continuing to <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym> when I boarded in <acronym title="B...

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by BommerJan
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ - Why Not SIN-JNB-GRU?
Replies: 17
Views: 8847

RE: SQ - Why Not SIN-JNB-GRU?

I flew <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acronym> in August and both fligh...

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by BommerJan
Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair, Never Again
Replies: 17
Views: 13429

RE: Ryanair, Never Again

I had an excellent flight from Barcelona to Ibiza on May 21. I am glad that they check the bag size, because what is the alternative? People each bringing 3 pieces on board, like on my recent <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> trip from <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEB...

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by BommerJan
Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport With The Lowest Proportion Of O/D
Replies: 52
Views: 12406

RE: Airport With The Lowest Proportion Of O/D

I would think DOH rather than <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>. <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> is a city, while DOH is a real village, and most of the buildings there are not even occupied...

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