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by jesseycy
Mon Aug 08, 2005 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seats On Lan Airlines A340?
Replies: 5
Views: 4132

Seats On Lan Airlines A340?

Hi! I'll be making atrip on LAN from <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>. Anyone can point me in the direction of their seating maps ...

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by jesseycy
Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 'radical' Tasman Strategy
Replies: 59
Views: 4693

RE: NZ 'radical' Tasman Strategy

Trolley Dolley, you are totally right! That is the only reason why I don't fly emirates but with <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> from <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>. If they have better times, no doubt I will travel of them as my 1s...

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by jesseycy
Fri Jun 17, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Maps For Refited NZ 744?
Replies: 18
Views: 6488

RE: Seat Maps For Refited NZ 744?

Wow! Just added up the seats as according to the seat map.... Just over 400 seats! Isn't that way more than other 747s of other airlines? <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>, for example, only has 380 seats on its 747 with the largest economy configuration. So I guess the ...

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by jesseycy
Tue Nov 16, 2004 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch
Replies: 21
Views: 2916

RE: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch

Upupandaway, I think you're way over-reacting. Think about it on the flipside... Instead of thinking about demanding passengers for the <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> programs, IMO, <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> programs are a way for airlines to "market" their product...

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by jesseycy
Tue Nov 16, 2004 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch
Replies: 21
Views: 2916

RE: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch

TG992, that's taking into account the "hugely discounted long haul redemption tickets". Those for <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, <acronym title="Auckland - International ...

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by jesseycy
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch
Replies: 21
Views: 2916

RE: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch

You're right, Mulder. I use <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> for all my other long haul points... Actually, linking it to the Global Plus credit cards as well, I never get why so many fellow New Zealanders choose that, as the preferred scheme. Think about it... National Bank, you ...

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by jesseycy
Thu Nov 11, 2004 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch
Replies: 21
Views: 2916

RE: Air New Zealand Airpoints Relaunch

Well, I think with this new system, you will indeed need to be a genuine FREQUENT flyer... No use if you're a long distance traveller (but not frequent) like me. Simply, because it's so "expensive", to redeem a short haul ticket. Like from <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Z...

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by jesseycy
Mon Aug 09, 2004 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates' Business Ethics
Replies: 25
Views: 5426

RE: Emirates' Business Ethics

Hey, I'm from <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>... What's wrong at all with their business ethics? It's great, IMO... They're competing fairly on our routes, and I welcome them with open arms... What's not to like about another choice of airline, one of the best in the world, PTVs, great...

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by jesseycy
Tue May 18, 2004 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Significance Of This Photo?
Replies: 49
Views: 8187

RE: The Significance Of This Photo?

No, I got it!!!!!!!!!!!

The pilots are wearing spectacles.... They aren't supposed to, aren't they???????????????

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by jesseycy
Sat Feb 21, 2004 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Aircraft Used On HKG-SYD Route?!?
Replies: 23
Views: 8180

RE: Cathay Pacific Aircraft Used On HKG-SYD Route?!?

From what I heard, <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> routes for <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> are pretty similar to <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zeala...

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by jesseycy
Tue Sep 30, 2003 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ AKL-LHR Via Hong Kong "next Year"
Replies: 24
Views: 6729

RE: Air NZ AKL-LHR Via Hong Kong "next Year"

"Is it normal that most passengers on NZ1 and NZ2 travel between <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and not between <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LA...

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by jesseycy
Wed Aug 27, 2003 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 346 To AKL Again!
Replies: 7
Views: 3037

RE: CX 346 To AKL Again!

Hmm, so the AKL-HKG leg is full. Is it the last day of promotions or something????

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by jesseycy
Tue Aug 26, 2003 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 346 To AKL Again!
Replies: 7
Views: 3037

RE: CX 346 To AKL Again!

No, from what I heard, it's to pick up extra passengers. There are tour groups coming in, plus, it's holidays right now in HK.

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by jesseycy
Sun Aug 17, 2003 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ Announce New Trans Tasman Fare Structure
Replies: 11
Views: 5285

RE: Air NZ Announce New Trans Tasman Fare Structur

All in all, this new "fare structure" is nonsense. I paid $379 to fly Lan Chile a few days ago, and the service was great, on a new A340, earned my <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> miles (discounted / 50%), and with PTVs to boot. And this is $20 cheaper. TG992, the non sale fares mig...

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by jesseycy
Tue Aug 12, 2003 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Abandon Kangaroo Route...?
Replies: 18
Views: 5446

RE: BA To Abandon Kangaroo Route...?

Well, add Air NZ, Malaysian, Thai, cathay (hey, HK's not that far away), and I'm sure you'll get more than 10....

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by jesseycy
Fri Aug 08, 2003 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ AKL HKG LHR
Replies: 24
Views: 5088

RE: Air NZ AKL HKG LHR

TG992, I know that the Visa waiver program is still in place, but bear in mind, not only Kiwis fly <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>, other nationalities do as well. A friend of mine going to UK, originally booked on <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>, had to cancel and take <...

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by jesseycy
Wed Aug 06, 2003 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ AKL HKG LHR
Replies: 24
Views: 5088

RE: Air NZ AKL HKG LHR

I'll just like to ask what are Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> plans to fly to US from now on. After the US has tightened control, rejecting transit passengers without US visas, wouldn't thousands of Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> passengers going to the UK be af...

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by jesseycy
Fri Jun 27, 2003 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay A346 For AKL Spotters
Replies: 14
Views: 3307

RE: Cathay A346 For AKL Spotters

Really! Which paper was it in? Things must be really turning up for <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> then, at least for the <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VH...

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by jesseycy
Wed Jun 11, 2003 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX A340-600s To AKL
Replies: 9
Views: 3592

RE: CX A340-600s To AKL

Well, I'll found out soon enough whether that news is for real, my friends are on the <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> 108 flight for Jun 26. Btw, is <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> the 3rd destination for the <acronym t...

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by jesseycy
Fri May 23, 2003 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AKL-HKG: CX A340 Or NZ B767
Replies: 36
Views: 4478

RE: AKL-HKG: CX A340 Or NZ B767

Haha, it's actually a choice between <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> and <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>. Both are pretty good. What I really don't get it is why would some members suggest <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym>! It's not a direc...

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by jesseycy
Wed May 21, 2003 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AKL-HKG: CX A340 Or NZ B767
Replies: 36
Views: 4478

RE: AKL-HKG: CX A340 Or NZ B767

Haha, seriously S-Air, you bring humor to the forums.... It's one thing to compare <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>'s IFE, but <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Ho...

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by jesseycy
Tue May 20, 2003 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AKL-HKG: CX A340 Or NZ B767
Replies: 36
Views: 4478

RE: AKL-HKG: CX A340 Or NZ B767

Defintely <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>! I fly this route often, and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> offers much better IFE and service. Some AirNZ fans might argue that <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> has better legroom, ...

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by jesseycy
Sun May 18, 2003 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Grounds 6 More Aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 4465

RE: Cathay Pacific Grounds 6 More Aircraft

Um, Singapore_Air, wer appreciate you bringing the latest news to us.... But we all know that <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> is going through a bad time now, ok? No use painting gloom all over <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> continously....

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by jesseycy
Tue May 06, 2003 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific New Zealand Services
Replies: 4
Views: 4021

RE: Cathay Pacific New Zealand Services

I think it might even be more worth it for <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> to leave their planes in <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think airport fees are much cheaper in <acronym title="...

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by jesseycy
Tue Apr 29, 2003 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Reduces Capacity... Again
Replies: 16
Views: 3660

RE: Singapore Airlines Reduces Capacity... Again

Haha, N754pr, I was just about to make a similar comment......

Without Singapore_Air, airliners.net would be so dull......

Let's hope mighty SIA pulls thru....

:D

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by jesseycy
Tue Mar 11, 2003 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Domestic In NZ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3486

RE:

Thanks for the reply. So are they still leasing planes, or using the Qantas fleet? I guess they do have a diffrent seat layout from the rest of QF 737s?

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by jesseycy
Mon Mar 10, 2003 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Domestic In NZ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3486

Qantas Domestic In NZ?

Hi! I was just flying Qantas today, from Auckland to Wellington. And it seems that the 737-300 is configured diffrently to other Qantas 737s. Economy seems to begin from Row 3! Is that true for all <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> domestic Qantas 737s? Also, there was no video clip show...

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by jesseycy
Thu Feb 27, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Posts H1 US$50.5 Million Profit
Replies: 6
Views: 4608

RE: Air New Zealand Posts H1 US$50.5 Million Profi

Because it might well be, Doug_or. As much as I like Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> to be independent, there is not much room left for it to expand, or maybe, to even keep its stake in the pacific. But with more cooperation with <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, it...

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by jesseycy
Sat Feb 22, 2003 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Dirt Cheap Air Daytrips From HKG?
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

RE: Any Dirt Cheap Air Daytrips From HKG?

Haha, spend the day in HK! Join one of the local tours from the airport, organised by the tourism association. You won't regret it........

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by jesseycy
Thu Dec 05, 2002 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Ex-Auckland
Replies: 2
Views: 1735

RE: Cathay Pacific Ex-Auckland

I dunno about the 8th, but they sent 747s the whole of last week, both on the CX 118 & 108. And I flew on 29th on CX 108, it was full, from first to economy. By the way, I remembered some members complaining about CX advertising their new Biz product, but sending down 747s. FYI, they all have the ne...

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by jesseycy
Tue Nov 26, 2002 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Gets 22.5% Of Air NZ
Replies: 32
Views: 3120

RE: Qantas Gets 22.5% Of Air NZ

Singapore_Air, as much as I appreciate your news flashes, it's abit too much, don't you think? Air NZ will fit into oneworld pretty nicely, they are in line with Qantas plans to fly DFW-AKL, and the current Santiago-New Zealand flights.... It's pretty much a done deal, I think! And with the current ...

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by jesseycy
Mon Nov 18, 2002 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delivery Of First CX A340-600 In HKG: Anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 4254

RE: Delivery Of First CX A340-600 In HKG: Anyone?

OK, in response to the off-topic question, I think I know why...... For CX 108 / 107, they keep is as "34C" as possible... Only on the last few days of November. Those days are one of the busiest days of CX, just before the high season kicks in. People like me, going to Hong Kong to visit relatives,...

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by jesseycy
Thu Nov 14, 2002 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wanna Fly CX A340-600
Replies: 4
Views: 2560

RE: Wanna Fly CX A340-600

Ahh! That's when I go to Hong Kong! What time is it supposed to arrive?

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by jesseycy
Sun Nov 10, 2002 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Please Lower Your Window Blinds" - Make Me!
Replies: 64
Views: 5505

RE: "Please Lower Your Window Blinds" -

Well, I'm actually siding for "Close the Blinds" on this issue...... OK, if it comes down to something stupid like "Close blinds to better see the PTV", forget about it. But hey, if the airline has a night-day time flying policy, why don't you stick by it? Everybody's tired on a "night flight", clos...

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by jesseycy
Sun Nov 10, 2002 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand: First & Business Product
Replies: 14
Views: 3419

RE: Air New Zealand: First & Business Product

OK, first off, I would like to say, AirNZ does lose out quite a lot on routes served by carriers like SQ and CX. Eg: Auckland - UK route. My friend's a corporate travel agent, and he says that most business passengers prefer flying SQ or CX all the way to LHR. Better seat, especially in Biz class. A...

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by jesseycy
Sat Nov 09, 2002 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland And New Intl. Airport...hmmm...
Replies: 45
Views: 3513

RE: Auckland And New Intl. Airport...hmmm...

OK, I agree that the current airport is handling the traffic suffciently well, for now...... But can we just sit, and wait for airlines to increase their flights, before we expand? The airport is running at full capacity now. 1 more flight, and the airport will become overcrowded. I'm not suggesting...

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by jesseycy
Wed Nov 06, 2002 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland And New Intl. Airport...hmmm...
Replies: 45
Views: 3513

RE: Auckland And New Intl. Airport...hmmm...

VirginFlyer, how on earth can you compare Auckland to some airport like CDG? How many hundreds of flights go, and pass through that airport a day? You just can't compare...... It's almost like comparing Auckland's traffic jam to that of New York, and claiming that our jams are not that bad........ (...

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by jesseycy
Sun Nov 03, 2002 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas: HKG-SYD To Go Double Daily
Replies: 12
Views: 4540

RE: Qantas: HKG-SYD To Go Double Daily

Um, so which one is the correct time? QF 187 depart at 10.20pm, arrive at 5.05 am, right? Why do I have a feeling that it won't be very popular????? Well, at least not with the families in economy, flying back to Hong Kong over the holidays........ Arriving in Hong Kong so early would be a killer......

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by jesseycy
Fri Nov 01, 2002 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Sued For Discriminating Chinese
Replies: 19
Views: 2376

RE: SIA Sued For Discriminating Chinese

Air Taiwan, you're right, Kiasu means "Scared to lose". Kiasee means "scared to die"....... I was just using Greedy as an easier term to understand.....

Btw, if this case is going to be held on Singapore soil, I seriously doubt they'll get their compensation......

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by jesseycy
Fri Nov 01, 2002 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Security Of Laptop Computers
Replies: 16
Views: 2129

RE: Air Security Of Laptop Computers

Haha, this Laptop checking thing worked out to be a good thing to me.... I went through Sydney, and the "normal" queue was real long! And then came this security guy, shouting for those people who has a laptop to follow him, and jumpt the queue! I swear, the people waiting there without one were so ...

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by jesseycy
Thu Oct 31, 2002 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Sued For Discriminating Chinese
Replies: 19
Views: 2376

RE: SIA Sued For Discriminating Chinese

OK, suing Singapore Airlines, maybe.... But what does their travel agent have anything to do with it? Just seems ridiculous to me....... On another note, IMHO, Singapore Airlines does show favoritism over one group to another. Which I can perfectly understand.... As a Singaporean, our "Kiasu (Greedy...

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by jesseycy
Wed Oct 30, 2002 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss, JAL, China Eastern To Join Oneworld
Replies: 24
Views: 4934

Swiss, JAL, China Eastern To Join Oneworld

Bigo747, but what if Qantas took a 25% stake in AirNZ, and it leaves Star for oneworld???? Ahhhh, then NZ would codeshare with JL. Perfect......

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by jesseycy
Tue Oct 29, 2002 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pictures Of SpaceBed In The Database
Replies: 27
Views: 5326

RE: First Pictures Of SpaceBed In The Database

This photo shows the Spacebed even worse than my impression of it.... The coloring seems awful to me, it looks like a cheap economy seat, only that it's much bigger....... I think they should really considering changing the design..... (Not to start a war, but.....) Compare it with similar products,...

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by jesseycy
Tue Oct 29, 2002 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing CX Story "Words From Your Heart"
Replies: 104
Views: 7396

RE: Amazing CX Story "Words From Your Heart"

It was a very nice gesture by the staff, and it really shows what makes an airline excellent. Small, seemingly insignificant actions can result in something real big. Just see what this action did for the company....... All of us airline buffs, now get a even better impression of CX. B747-437B, ligh...

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by jesseycy
Tue Oct 22, 2002 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Race On CBS
Replies: 22
Views: 2521

RE: Amazing Race On CBS

LOL! So I'm one whole season behind..........

*Stinker*.......

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by jesseycy
Tue Oct 22, 2002 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Retrofitting Programme
Replies: 6
Views: 2747

RE: Cathay Pacific Retrofitting Programme

ZK-NBT, you're right. CX 108, on those dates will be a 744. The earlier CX118 flight will still be a A340 though..... I'm booked on Nov 29th... Anyone know which 744 it'll be? By the way, how many A340s, with the new biz class, does the AKL-HKG route used up? If they fly twice a day, CX118 and 108, ...

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by jesseycy
Tue Oct 22, 2002 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA First Class To Akl?
Replies: 4
Views: 2411

RE: SIA First Class To Akl?

That would be a bad move for SQ, if it goes to B772ER. The NZ-LHR route, will only have Cathay Pacific, and AirNZ offering First class. And already, biz passengers are not flying with AirNZ, because they prefer SQ and CX. (You guys should know why). Without SQ, it'll be a CX monopoly all the way the...

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by jesseycy
Sat Oct 19, 2002 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Race On CBS
Replies: 22
Views: 2521

RE: Amazing Race On CBS

LOL! Finally, they show something newer than the rest of the world (except US) in New Zealand! Docpepz, sorry to burst your bubble for the twins, but they only made it to Nambia. To further ruin your show, let me inform you that they had a bad run of luck, and took forever trying to find a sand dune...

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by jesseycy
Fri Oct 18, 2002 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Race On CBS
Replies: 22
Views: 2521

RE: Amazing Race On CBS

That was probably the only time they used their brains! Come on, other times, they took forever! To me it seems, all they did was finding direct flights! Surely, can't they find transit flights, with a longer departure time, but departed way earlier? But at least they are better than the contestants...

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by jesseycy
Wed Oct 16, 2002 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Spacebed Or CX Stretch-flat?
Replies: 36
Views: 4478

RE: SQ Spacebed Or CX Stretch-flat?

There IS a lot of space underneath the shell, like others have said. But of course, not that much, so like I said, you can never ever slide onto the floor! Ridiculous! The seat is designed so that your feet basically "bangs" against the person's head in front of you. When both seats are in the flat ...

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