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by egph
Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anything Like The Wikipedia Lists
Replies: 3
Views: 967

Anything Like The Wikipedia Lists

Hey all, For many years now I have used Wikipedia as a great guide for all the airline service into each individual airport as each airport article has a usually complete and up to date list of airlines and destinations. In my travels round the internet I have never come across anything similar. Is ...

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by egph
Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rejected Take-off Procedures
Replies: 1
Views: 2812

Rejected Take-off Procedures

Hi guys, I have recently been listening to interesting ATC excerpts posted on YouTube and a few of them include rejected take-offs. I have noticed that after a few of the rejected take-offs the crew have to check the brakes and "phone company". I understand checking the brakes after using them with ...

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by egph
Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unprofessional Callsign On Flight Radar24?
Replies: 47
Views: 26516

RE: Unprofessional Callsign On Flight Radar24?

So I take it this isn't something that airline executives would want to crack down on as it's "bad PR"? I mean it would be pretty easy to find out who the flight deck crew of a particular flight were.

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by egph
Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways Or United To IAD?
Replies: 8
Views: 2118

RE: British Airways Or United To IAD?

Hi guys and thanks for your very informative answers and I will pass this on. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jumpjets" class="quote" target="_blank">jumpjets</a> (<a href="#2"...

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by egph
Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways Or United To IAD?
Replies: 8
Views: 2118

British Airways Or United To IAD?

Hey all, A family friend will be spending two weeks in the Washington Metro Area with her partner who is spending summer over in the US on an internship type thing. Said family friend will be 17 at the time and will be traveling to and from <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KI...

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by egph
Sun Nov 29, 2015 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca 203 - Why Was It Not Stopped?
Replies: 6
Views: 7194

Avianca 203 - Why Was It Not Stopped?

Hi guys, After watching the Netflix series Narcos, I learned of the bombing of Avianca 203, a scheduled flight from Bogota to Cali. This was a Boeing 727 flight on which Colombian Presidential candidate Cesar Gaviria was meant to be traveling therefore it was targeted by the Medellin Cartel led by P...

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by egph
Sat Nov 28, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impressive Citation Jet Takeoff From Courchevel
Replies: 42
Views: 15062

RE: Impressive Citation Jet Takeoff From Courchevel

I was under the impression this type of the departure was the norm at Courchevel

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by egph
Mon Nov 09, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Dream Hub...?
Replies: 30
Views: 6072

RE: Your Dream Hub...?

EDI does quite well for the size of the city nowadays, a lot of work has gone into getting the airport to the level it should be at by the new owners. However if I could have it my way I would like EasyJet to have a hub the size of their <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom"...

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by egph
Sun Oct 25, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This A Safe Or Legal Departure?
Replies: 60
Views: 24965

RE: Is This A Safe Or Legal Departure?

I bet he had better clearance over the fence than some of the incoming jets coming the other way do  

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by egph
Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Close Call? IB A346 At San José
Replies: 19
Views: 12654

RE: Close Call? IB A346 At San José

Regarding claims that the fence was clipped.

I don't know San Jose airport at all but at my local EDI, the airport fence has barbed wire at the top throughout. Wouldn't clipping this cause the tires to be damaged?

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by egph
Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possible Supersonic Routes - Economic Viability
Replies: 29
Views: 5348

Possible Supersonic Routes - Economic Viability

Hey all, So with the latest incarnation of the "Let's get Concorde back into the sky" story last week, it got me thinking about a hypothetical situation. Leaving behind the intricacies and cost of either Boeing, Airbus or another manufacturer producing a new supersonic airliner. Would there be any r...

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by egph
Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Without National Flag On Their Planes
Replies: 23
Views: 13120

RE: Airlines Without National Flag On Their Planes

Isn't Ryanair really a Europe wide airline these days which still flies the Irish tricolour on all its planes?

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by egph
Wed May 06, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia A333 Diverts To TLV?
Replies: 44
Views: 20845

RE: Saudia A333 Diverts To TLV?

<a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/empty-saudi-plane-lands-israel-691328" target="_blank">http://www.albawaba.com/news/empty-saudi-plane-lands-israel-691328</a> As Viper911 said this is was a ferry flight for routine maintenance. Plane flew in from <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) /...

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by egph
Sat Apr 18, 2015 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline CEO Suggest Marriage To Prevent Crashes...
Replies: 54
Views: 12482

RE: Airline CEO Suggest Marriage To Prevent Crashes...

Yeah because having a married couple behind a door that only they can open is not going to end in...distractions  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-for...

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by egph
Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH52 Severely Delayed...Again. Any Ideas?
Replies: 13
Views: 16591

RE: MH52 Severely Delayed...Again. Any Ideas?

Well taking a quick look on Flightradar24's data service it shows that for both the 13th and 14th February MH52 was operated by planes inbound from Australia which landed on time but many hours after MH52's scheduled departure. FR24 is giving me what I think are Zulu times and it's too early in the ...

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by egph
Wed Feb 11, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cockpit Video Recorder?
Replies: 23
Views: 2672

RE: Cockpit Video Recorder?

As LAX772 pointed out the macabre factor would be quite significant. It's bad enough that CVRs record a pilot's last words before death in fatal crashes, it's something else actually recoding moving images of a pilot's last moments. I'd imagine the unions would shoot this down from day one on privac...

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by egph
Sun Jan 18, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair Franchise Deal
Replies: 10
Views: 2926

RE: Loganair Franchise Deal

Thanks guys for your interesting answers  

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by egph
Fri Jan 16, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loganair Franchise Deal
Replies: 10
Views: 2926

Loganair Franchise Deal

Hi guys, I'm going to ask a really silly newbie type question here so bear with me please. Essentially with the FlyBe/Loganair franchise deal and the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> one before it, what does Loganair get out of it and what does FlyBe get out of it. I mean as I understan...

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by egph
Wed Jan 14, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Embraer 190's Mysterious Flight
Replies: 16
Views: 11633

RE: BA Embraer 190's Mysterious Flight

I saw this flight last night and wondered what it was about, that answers that question then! I actually saw a TOM 757 carry out a similar flight during the summer though from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN...

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by egph
Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777-236ER Reaches 745 MPH!
Replies: 67
Views: 30159

RE: BA 777-236ER Reaches 745 MPH!

I read this article and knew it was likely to be the normal Daily Mail sensationalism.

On a tech note, if an airliner did approach Mach 1, would it not cause great structural stress to the frame?

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by egph
Tue Jan 06, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transero That Expensive?
Replies: 7
Views: 3713

RE: Transero That Expensive?

Just followed your link at it gives me a different price. Your link shows up as a trip between <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-Moscow travelling out 26 June travelling back 31 August with 4 passengers, 3 adults and 1 chi...

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by egph
Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic Flights Into LHR
Replies: 6
Views: 3912

RE: Domestic Flights Into LHR

Thanks guys for all your informative answers. I wasn't including Ireland-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> flights in my question as those flights don't compete with trains in the same way as the <acronym title="ABX Air (USA)">GB</acronym> ones do. So I gu...

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by egph
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic Flights Into LHR
Replies: 6
Views: 3912

Domestic Flights Into LHR

Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone knows of the percentage breakdown of passengers travelling on domestic services into <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and for a limited time <acronym title="Virgin Atlan...

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by egph
Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air Crew And Operating To TLV
Replies: 6
Views: 4763

Air Crew And Operating To TLV

Hi guys, I am someone who follows the Israel-Palestine conflict closely and am aware of the consequences for the aviation industry, El Al being banned from several countries and many Arab carries operating into <acronym title="Beirut - Rafic Hariri International (BEY / OLBA), Lebanon">BEY</acronym> ...

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by egph
Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet New Livery?
Replies: 57
Views: 26254

RE: Easyjet New Livery?

I think they should have rolled out that inverted colors design throughout their whole fleet. I really don't like this livery, looks like it was thought up in 5 minutes and sent straight to the paintshop from there.

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by egph
Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB To Launch 12 New Destinations From MAD In S15
Replies: 28
Views: 12788

RE: IB To Launch 12 New Destinations From MAD In S15

Interesting to see <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> back, <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> Express did that route during Summer 13 on a seasonal basis however it was not carried on into Summer 14 and rumor had it it was because they had be...

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by egph
Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canary Islands Tatl Service?
Replies: 25
Views: 4911

RE: Canary Islands Tatl Service?

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

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by egph
Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIE-BTS-VIE Almost Confirmed
Replies: 30
Views: 5763

RE: VIE-BTS-VIE Almost Confirmed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aquila3" class="quote" target="_blank">Aquila3</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>BTW are Vienna an Bratislava still the close...

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by egph
Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Long Haul Based In Cologne
Replies: 71
Views: 15786

RE: Eurowings Long Haul Based In Cologne

I read here that the Germanwings brand will disappear to be replaced by Eurowings? A friend of mine of Facebook based in germany suggests that this will not be the case and the Germanwings brand will continue on beside the new Eurowings. Anyone have a source for the news that Germanwings will be wou...

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by egph
Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So You Thought AF Planes Are Dirty ...
Replies: 51
Views: 31100

RE: So You Thought AF Planes Are Dirty ...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ezyairbus" class="quote" target="_blank">ezyairbus</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Beat me to ...

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by egph
Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Korea Orders Asiana Airlines To Suspend SFO
Replies: 70
Views: 24191

RE: South Korea Orders Asiana Airlines To Suspend SFO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/par13del" class="quote" target="_blank">par13del</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> "Ladies and g...

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by egph
Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next City/Status Of Current Routes For SLC?
Replies: 24
Views: 6116

RE: Next City/Status Of Current Routes For SLC?

After a quick search on Wikipedia for what routes are currently served from <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> I see two possible gaps in <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acrony...

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by egph
Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next City/Status Of Current Routes For SLC?
Replies: 24
Views: 6116

RE: Next City/Status Of Current Routes For SLC?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L0VE2FLY" class="quote" target="_blank">L0VE2FLY</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Oh I'm just as ...

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by egph
Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet - Baggage And Comfort
Replies: 14
Views: 5161

RE: Learjet - Baggage And Comfort

Thanks guys for all your informative answers (as always with this site) and satisfying my curiosity. Yeah I guess the Learjet ain't the aircraft to go on a several month world tour with!

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by egph
Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet - Baggage And Comfort
Replies: 14
Views: 5161

Learjet - Baggage And Comfort

Hey guys, I was just very curious about the Learjet family in general after seeing a few around lately. I know they are not the longest range aircraft, the L45 I believe has a range with full payload of just shy of 1,800 nm, however they also look very small. So I have two main questions: 1. If anyo...

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by egph
Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo Via Concorde
Replies: 10
Views: 5362

RE: Cargo Via Concorde

At the Museum of Flight in Scotland where BOAA is they say that Concorde regularly carried high value cargo across the Atlantic. Normally diamonds or other jewellery worth at least tens of thousands of dollars or in some cases packages of banknotes.

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by egph
Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Orders Cancellations (all Aircraft)
Replies: 11
Views: 8839

RE: Airline Orders Cancellations (all Aircraft)

Have VS officially announced that the A380 isn't for them or are they still stringing that one out?

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by egph
Sat Oct 04, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Liveries Report Card!
Replies: 16
Views: 3203

RE: New Liveries Report Card!

After seeing all the pics I have to say out of that bunch the only livery that got worse was Iberia, perhaps joined by Malaysian without the A380 (that's a nice livery). All other airlines shown were improvements, especially Argentina and Etihad.

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by egph
Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge 747-8 Wing Wave On Delivery Flight
Replies: 147
Views: 50742

RE: Huge 747-8 Wing Wave On Delivery Flight

Wait till this reaches the FAA!!

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by egph
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Greenland Be Made A Transatlantic Hub?
Replies: 18
Views: 11813

Could Greenland Be Made A Transatlantic Hub?

While we are discussing Greenland. I have often wondered what the accessibility of Greenland's major airports like Nuuk and Narsarsuaq are like in the depths of winter? Can they run a good service all through winter or does weather make them close many winter days?

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by egph
Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pilot That Chewed Out The ATC Controller
Replies: 42
Views: 22581

RE: DL Pilot That Chewed Out The ATC Controller

Is turning onto the wrong taxiway not something which could theoretically be reported to the FAA if the airport authority wished? I remember watching a programme about Dubai airport and some biz jet pilot had taxied somewhere he shouldn't have and there was a full report filed with his national pilo...

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by egph
Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday Times: Virgin's "Little Red" To Close
Replies: 137
Views: 31377

RE: Sunday Times: Virgin's "Little Red" To Close

I have to say I'm not surprised at all with this. I have flown the <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> route a few times over the past 12 months and gone with both <acronym tit...

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by egph
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 25 Years Since Varig 254 Crash...stupid Cause
Replies: 49
Views: 22947

RE: 25 Years Since Varig 254 Crash...stupid Cause

From the crashes I've heard of Aeroflot 593 and Air France 443 stand out for me in terms of crew stupidity. I especially dislike the fact that some folks tried to blame the excellent Airbus design philosophy for the accident rather than the fact that the relief pilot was just stupid.

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by egph
Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The "Lost" Delta Airlines Flight At PIT
Replies: 23
Views: 11487

RE: The "Lost" Delta Airlines Flight At PIT

Reminds me of arriving at <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> on a summer charter flight at 5am local and having to hold off stand for 30 minutes until a ground handling team were available. The excuse that was given: "the senior ground handler slept in"...

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by egph
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New KLM Livery
Replies: 35
Views: 28686

RE: New KLM Livery

As a slight aside on this for a minute, I thought KLM would have been looking at phasing the Fokkers out rather than repainting them. Am I wrong?

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by egph
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice
Replies: 201
Views: 31890

RE: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thegoldenargosy" class="quote" target="_blank">thegoldenargosy</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Paris - Ch...

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by egph
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice
Replies: 201
Views: 31890

RE: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice

Interesting to note that for the moment EZY are continuing as normal. In response to a query on their Twitter around 3 hours ago they replied they had no plans to cancel TLV flights

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by egph
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR And TLV - Ever Likely?
Replies: 49
Views: 9145

QR And TLV - Ever Likely?

Hey guys, One of my interests outside of aviation is politics and international relations, I also follow the Israel crisi/situation very closely as I am very interested in all of that. I recently noted that Qatar stands out as one of the very few Muslim/Arab states that do not vehemently hate Israel...

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by egph
Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Air Traffic Control "Joke" Forces Go Around
Replies: 124
Views: 30699

RE: ATL Air Traffic Control "Joke" Forces Go Around

Very poor show from the controller there. I'm no pilot, and sorry for armchair piloting here but I'd imagine most pilots, as soon as they hear the words "Go around" will initiate the procedure. So even a quick joke like that will trigger most pilots into the procedure. Am I right?

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